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  • Edition: A fine limited edition copy one of 650 printed in great conditio
  • Book condition: Fine
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John Henry Nash (1871-1947), American printer and bibliophile, born Woodbridge, Canada. After learning the printer's trade, he emigrated to the United States in 1894. He eventually became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. A vital and vigorous personality in American printing he made beautiful books in California under patronage which has permitted him to work without too much consideration for limits of time, materials and expense. All of Nash's books are collectors items and are highlighted in a 1932 edition by Lakeside Press, ranking Nash's books amongst the best printers and binders since William Morris.California History A book printed by John Henry Nash of San Francisco titled 'Exposition Addressed to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of the Union by Senor Don Carlos Antonio Carrillo, Deputy for Alta California Concerning the Regulation and Administration of the Pious Fund. Translated and Edited by Herbert Ingram Priestley. Librarian of the Bancroft Library, University of Califor ... Read more

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  • Edition: 4 page blue paper signed deed, 1849 for purchase of mansion and
  • Book condition: A fine manuscript deed
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A very nice deed awarding to the physician, Daniel Chapman the mansion house and underlying land at the corner of Prospect street and Austin street in Cambridge Massachusetts in 1849. Signatures include Phinney, clerk. Joseph Holmes and others. Very nice light blue paper with retention of the ribbon some minor spots but otherwise in near fine condition. A one of a kind historical document.

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  • Edition: 2 volume limited edition set. Complete and Fine conditions
  • Book condition: Very Fine Condition
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Cohen, Gustave (1879-1958); Ives, Samuel A.; Geoffroy Tory and Catherine de Medici; an unpublished manuscript of Geoffroy Tory of the genealogy of the Counts of Boulogne, concerning the French ancestry of Catherine de Medici, queen of France. Edited with introduction, commentary and notes by Gustave Cohen. Translated from the French by Samuel A. Ives. 2 volumes, 1944; Limited to 300 copies; H. P. Kraus; 4to, 50pp each volume, includes facsimiles. A rare set in fine condition. Still in original paper wraps. No dust jacket was produced.

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  • Edition: 7.5 x 5.7 in. First edition. A4, *A4, a4, *a2, B-Z4, Aa-Ii4.
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his is a rare publication and has been rebacked to preserve the original period boards. The pages are clean with only occasional foxing to the first and last few leaves and a slight browning to the title-page. There is an interesting ex libris plate from James Harrop Dransfield on the front paste-down. It shows a head in profile impaled upon a sword with the motto: Cutta Cavat Lapidem Non Vi Sed Saepe Cadendol. Also contains the bookplate of  James Harrop Dransfield with the quotation "Gutta Cavat Lapidem No Vi Sed Saepe Cadendo." or "A drop of water hollows a stone, not by force, but by continuously dripping." and it has a Head impaled on a Standing Sword. This is an extremely rare book sold by Calixbooks online. NO Copies of the First Edition are present in ANY library. All libraries have the 1685 edition. No copies of the 1685 edition are available online. Only one library around the world has a copy of the book.  Thomas Comber: ‘I have reason to believe many have been encouraged to commit by that ... Read more

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  • Edition: Limited Edition Copy number 484 out of 520 Copies
  • Book condition: Spine Sunning, Paper Label Present
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Philip Greely Brown (1855-1934) was an avid book collector and amature historian and albeit, publisher. He helped collect and published his brother's memoirs on the settlement of the West. His brother, Clifford Brown served under a variety of leaders, some quite famous. This is a bibliography of all of James Russell Lowell' works up to 1906. Mr. Brown would have used this text to put together a definitive collection of Russell's works. His entire collection was partilly donated and the rest sold at auction in 1935. The book is in excellent condition with no dust cover and some sunning to the spine. It is interior lightly toned and tight binding. The title is: A Bibliography of James Russell Lowell. Compiled by George Willis Cooke. Boston and New York. Houghton Mifflin and Company MDCCCCVI (1906). This copy is number 484 out of 530 copies printed and bound. A first and only edition. A very nice signed bookplate of Philip Greely Brown. He was a graduate of Bowdoin College (Maine) Title: A bibliography of Jam ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1707-08 Cowley (Abraham) Works 33 Engravings Fine Gold Leaf Red
  • Book condition: 2 covers off
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Printed and Published by Jacob Tonson, 1707-08, 3 Volumes with 33 beautifully engraved plates, including one folding linen-backed plate. Volume 2 has 2 pages of advertising at the rear. The text is trimmed by the book binder (not affecting text) with occaisonal light browning and spotting. Volume 3, M2 has a marginal repair and boards are loose on Volume 1 and Volume 3 has upper joint split. Cloth Slip-case, a little rubbed at the extremities but the binding is superb and certainly worthy of repair. Gold leaf edges with gold leaf filigree and wonderful Red Moroccan leather. Binder is unknown but certainly is of the quality of a Riviere binding, placing the rebinding of the book in the 1800's. The bookplate is the initials 'D D' entwined with one another and the words. Quis Separatbit and the date 1783, making this owner a standing member of the Order of Saint Patrick founded by George III in 1783, specifically for the Irish aristocracy, who in many cases supported the Catholic Iri ... Read more

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