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ECCE HOMO

by Grosz, George

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Published
1965
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Issued in 3 states, limited to 1000 copies
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NY: Jack Brussel, 1965. Issued in 3 states, limited to 1000 copies. Hardcover. Near fine/No dust jacket. NY: Jack Brussel, 1965. Issued in 3 states, limited to 1000 copies. 16 watercolors, 84 b/w drawings. Unpaginated. Hardcover. Folio. Full ivory crushed morocco. Professionally rebound in a one-of-kind art binding, cover tooled in… Read more
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LES BALLADES

by Villon, M. Franios

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Published
1900
Condition
Very good+
Edition
One of 226 copies printed in black and red on Arnold's hand-
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$2,200.00

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London: The Eragny Press, 1900. One of 226 copies printed in black and red on Arnold's hand-made paper . Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. London: The Eragny Press, 1900. One of 226 copies printed in black and red on Arnold's hand-made paper . Wood engraving withblack and red border by Lucien Pissarro, plus 38 wood-engraved initials… Read more
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QUAE EXSTANT, AND FLORI, LUCCII ANNAEI. EPITOME RERUM ROMANARUM.

by Sollustii, C. Crispi

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Published
1773
Condition
Very good+
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$520.00

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Birminghamae: Joannis Baskerville, 1773. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. Birminghamae: Joannis Baskerville, 1773. 317 pp. Text in Latin. Hardcover. 4to. Rebound in a full brown morocco leather period-style binding. Top edge dyed. Spine is tooled in gilt compartments with six raised bands and red leather label. Board perimeters blind-ruled… Read more
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THE LAST FLOWER-A PARABLE IN PICTURES

by Thurber, James

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Published
1939
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$650.00

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NY & London: Harper & Bros., 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/No dust jacket. NY & London: Harper & Bros., 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Oblong 4to. Artistically rebound in full blue morocco. Gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Decorative Thurberesque flowers to covers done in blind-tooling and petal onlays in a rainbow of colors, with… Read more
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$650.00
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CONTES DE LA FONTAINE AVEC ILLUSTRATIONS DE FRAGONARD

by La Fontaine, Jean de

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Published
1884
Condition
Very good
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$1,700.00

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Paris: A. Le Vasseur, 1884. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Reimpression de L'Edition de Diderot, 1795. Paris: A. Le Vasseur, 1884. 2 vols. 59 engravings by Fragonard, most of which are given in two states. 288 pp. Text in French. Hardcover. Large 4to. 1/2 polished dark brown morocco over… Read more
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MANHATTAN OASES: NEW YORKÕS 1932 SPEAK-EASIES WITH A GENTLEMANÕS GUIDE TO BARS AND BEVERAGES BY GORDON KAHN

by Hirschfeld, Al

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Published
[ 1932
Condition
Very good+
Edition
First edition
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$1,500.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, [ 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, [ 1932. First edition. Illustrated with 18 plates of drawings by Hirschfeld. 82 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Black full goat with the stylized gilt-type of the title forming a Manhattan… Read more
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IL GOFFREDO OVERO GIERUSALEMME LIBERATA,...

by Tasso, Torquato

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Published
1604
Condition
Very good
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$450.00

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Venice: Gio. Battista, 1604. Hardcover. Very good. Venice: Gio. Battista, 1604. Illustrated with woodcuts. Text in Italian. Hardcover. 32mo. Dark green full straight grained morocco. All edges gilt. Rebacked; bookplate of Charlotte, Countess of Surry pasted to front endpaper, signed by Charlotte on front flyleaf;title-page worn at edges. Else,… Read more
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ADVENTURES OF DAVID SIMPLE: CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS TRAVELS THROUGH THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER, IN THE SEARCH OF A REAL FRIEND

by Fielding, Sarah

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Published
1744
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Irish Edition
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$1,000.00

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Dublin: Printed for William Smith, et al, 1744. First Irish Edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. Dublin: Printed for William Smith, et al, 1744. 2 vols. First Irish Edition. vi, [1], 160 [ misnumbered 9]; 184 pp. Hardcover. 12mo. Brown period style modern rebinding in full morocco, but bound dos-a-dos. Boards single-ruled… Read more
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SELECT FABLES; WITH CUTS, DESIGNED AND ENGRAVED BY THOMAS AND JOHN BEWICK, AND OTHERS, PREVIOUS TO THE YEAR 1784

by Bewick, Thomas and John

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Published
1820
Condition
Very good+
Edition
First edition thus, Large paper copy
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$850.00

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London: S. Hodgson, for Emerson Charnley, and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1820. First edition thus, Large paper copy. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. Together with a Memoir; and a Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Messrs. Bewick. London: S. Hodgson, for Emerson Charnley, and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1820. Binding by Riviere. First edition thus,… Read more
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EXTRACTS FROM THE JOURNALS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF MISS BERRY FROM THE YEAR 1783 TO 1852

by [Berry] Miss Berry

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Published
1865
Condition
Near fine
Edition
3 volumes extended to 6 by the insertion of 206 extra plates
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$3,500.00

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London: Longman, Green and Co., 1865. 3 volumes extended to 6 by the insertion of 206 extra plates. Hardcover. Near fine/No jacket issued. London: Longman, Green and Co., 1865. Edited by Lady Theresa Lewis. 6 vols. 3 volumes extended to 6 by the insertion of 206 extra plates. Various pagination pp. Hardcover. … Read more
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WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETY. QUEENS OF SOCIETY. THE LITERATURE OF SOCIETY [ EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED IN 6 VOLS. ]

by Wharton, Grace and Philip

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Published
Nd; Nd; 1862
Condition
Very good
Edition
An extra-illustrated set
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$3,500.00

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London: James Hogg and Sons and Tinsley Brothers, Nd; Nd; 1862. An extra-illustrated set. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: James Hogg and Sons and Tinsley Brothers, Nd; Nd; 1862. 6 vols. An extra-illustrated set. Illustrated by H. K. Browne and James Godwin; Charles Altamont Doyle and the Brothers Dalziel. 322+ 2 ad; 292+… Read more
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MEMOIRS OF GRIMALDI EDITED BY ÒBOZ.Ó

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1838
Condition
Very good+
Edition
First edition, second state
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$1,200.00

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London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First edition, second state. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. In Two Volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 2 vols. First edition, second state. Illustrated with 6 plates by Cruikshank in each volume, plus a frontisportrait in volume 1 [ 13 plates in all ].… Read more
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HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

by Gibbon, Edward

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Published
1862
Condition
Very good+
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$1,750.00

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London: John Murray, 1862. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. London: John Murray, 1862. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. Edited with Additional Notes by William Smith. 8 vols. Bound by Bayntun. Illustrated with frontisportrait and maps. 415, 425, 433, 410, 415, 428, 412, 434 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. … Read more
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Cambridge: John Owen, 1703. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Abortu Rerepiblicarum ad Constantinorum Tempora Orbis Terrarum Faciem Declarans, Volume 1 only. Cambridge: John Owen, 1703. Illustrated with 21 double page engravings (20 maps and 1 diagram). Lacks the engraved frontisportrait. 862 + 38 index pp. Hardcover. Small 4to. Full vellum over… Read more
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ASMODEUS: OR, THE DEVIL UPON TWO STICKS

by LeSage, Alain RenŽ

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Published
1881
Condition
Very good
Edition
This copy #75 of an edition limited to 100 copies with proof etc
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London: J. C. Nimmo and Bain, 1881. This copy #75 of an edition limited to 100 copies with proof etchings on Whatman paper. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. Preceded by Dialogues Serious and Comic Between Two Chimneys of Madrid. London: J. C. Nimmo and Bain, 1881. 2 vols. This copy #75 of an edition limited… Read more
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[SENECA] OPERA [WORKS IN 4 VOLUMES]

by [Elzevir, Elzevier] Seneca

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Published
1640; 1639; 1639; 1649
Condition
Very good+
Edition
Early Elzevir printing
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Np: Elzevirios, 1640; 1639; 1639; 1649. Early Elzevir printing. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. Volume 1, Philosophicae; Volume 2, Epistolae; Volume 3, Controversae; Volume 4, Notae. Np: Elzevirios, 1640; 1639; 1639; 1649. 4 vols. Early Elzevir printing. 552; 718; 442 + Index; 429 + Index + unpaginated Corrigenda pp. Text in Latin.… Read more
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THE BATTLE OF LIFE

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1846
Condition
Very good+
Edition
First edition, fourth state
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$375.00

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London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. First edition, fourth state. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. A Love Story. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. First edition, fourth state. Numerous b/w decorations and illustrations with a vignette and frontispiece. 175 pp. Hardcover. 16mo. Full dark green leather. Five raised bands ruled in gilt,… Read more
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DE SECRETIS SOCIETATIS IESV

by Joannes, D. and D. Ludouicus

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Published
1617
Condition
Very good+
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$425.00

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Np: Sumptibus Bernardi Gualtheri, 1617. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. Np: Sumptibus Bernardi Gualtheri, 1617. 190 pp. Text in Latin. Hardcover. 12mo size. Burnt sienna full leather. All edges speckled, marbled end papers. Nicely rebound with five raised bands separating six tooled compartments, black and gold tooling to boards, and marbled… Read more
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