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Sentimental Tommy, the Story of His Boyhood

by Barrie, J.M.

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Published
1896
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First Edition
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London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1896 First issue of the first edition. Original purple cloth with gilt titling to spine, bevelled boards, gilt to top of textblock edge, decorated endpapers, 452 pages plus publisher's catalogue at the end dated 6G. 8-96. Sunning to spine, some rubbing especially to edges, endpapers split and webbing visible. Pictures available upon request. For some… Read more
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Pictorial Grammar

by Crowquill, Alfred

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$40.00

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London: Harvey and Darton A charming Victorian grammar book for children. Original red cloth with gilt decoration and titling to front and spine, blindstamped border and decoration to front and back, gilt to textblock edge, cream coloured endpapers, illustrated throughout, 75 pages plus publisher's advertisment "Publications, Chiefly for Young People". Sunning and foxing to boards, spine ends missing a quarter… Read more
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Coridon's Song and Other Verses from Various Sources

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Published
1894
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London: MacMillan and Co., 1894 With an introduction by Austin Dobson. Original dark green cloth with with gilt decoration and titling to front and spine, gilt to textblock edge, dark green endpapers, frontispiece, illustrated throughout, 163 pages. Some age darkening and light wear, 'Presentation Copy' blindstamped to title page, some foxing, split between between front endpapers as well as between… Read more
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London: T.C. Newby, 1847 Written by the author of "The Chronicles of the Bastile." Original blue cloth with blindstamped decoration to front and back, gilt titling with decoration to front and spine, gilted textblock edge, light yellow endpapers, illustrations by George Cruikshank: frontispiece, three plates and one in text, 190 pages. Inlaid is a handwritten letter by the author… Read more
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$275.00
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Gilbert, An Amatory Rural Poem, in Eight Cantos.

by Templeman, James

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Published
1809
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$75.00

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London, UK: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1809 "Gilbert" is followed by "The Story of Ancient Pluto. The Gods' Revenge; or, The Trial of Cupid. To Which is Added, The Winter Hermit, a Tale." Printed by C. Whittingham for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones of London in 1809. Brown leatherbound volume with elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands and gilt titling to… Read more
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Nuzliches Allerey Fur Haus- Und Feldokonomie

by Rehm, J.C.W.

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Published
1806
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$225.00

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Ulm: Stettinische Buchhandlung, 1806 Written in German. A fascinating book published in 1806 of 255 recipes for home and farm from beekeeping to taking care of orchard trees, from how to get rid of tapeworms to eliminating rodents, from how to polish your silver to making yeast or ink and so much more. Brown boards, red textblock edge, 205… Read more
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City of Dreadful Night and Other Places

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Published
1891
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First Indian Edition
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$25.00

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Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler & Co., 1891 No. XIV of the "Indian Railway Library". Grey pictorial wrappers, errata slip bound in, 96 pages. Wrappers chipped and missing several small pieces, back cover present but detached, some age darkening especially to front cover. Pictures available upon request. First Indian Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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New Readings of Old Authors, Two Volumes

by Shakespeare

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$650.00

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London: Charles Tilt Two volumes of humorous engravings suggested by select passages from Shakespeare. No date, probably 1840s/1850s. Volume I: Romeo & Juliet - lacks title page, Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard the Third, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Julius Caesar, The Tempest, King John. Volume II: King Lear, Coriolanus, King Henry IV - Part One, King Henry V, Love's Labour Lost,… Read more
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Miseries of Human Life, or the Groans of Samuel Sensitive, and Timothy Testy

by Anonymous (James Beresford)

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Published
1806
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Fifth Edition
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$150.00

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London: William Miller, 1806 'The Miseries of Human Life, or the Groans of Samuel Sensitive, and Timothy Testy. With a few supplementary sighs from Mrs. Testy. In twelve dialogues.' This book was written as a series of discussions between Mr. Samuel Sensitive and Mr. Timothy Testy, in which they catalogue the daily "injuries, insults, disappointements and treacheries" of everyday… Read more
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Mateur Trapper, and Trap-Maker's Guide

by Harding, Stanley

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New York, NY: Dick & Fitzgerald A complete and carfully prepared treatise on the art of trapping, snaring, and netting. Ca. 1917 ( no date ). Boards covered with grey paper and cloth spine, black titling to front, blindstamped titling to spine, pastedown and free endpapers show publisher's advertisements, illustrated with many line drawings, 134 pages plus what… Read more
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Aerodynamics

by Lanchester, F.W.

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Published
1907
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Good -
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London, UK: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1907 Constituting the First Volume of a Complete Work on Aerial Flight. With Appendices on the Velocity and Momentum of Sound Waves, on the Theory of Soaring Flight, etc. Bue cloth with blindstamped titling to front, gilt titling to spine, frontispiece, illustrated with line drawings and diagrams, 442 pages. Covers… Read more
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Aberbrothock Illustrated

by Adam, John & George Hay

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Published
1886
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$85.00

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Arbroath, UK: T. Buncle, 1886 Aberbrothock Illustrated Being the Round O Etchings in Miniature by John Adam (Edingburgh) with Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. Light brown cloth with gilted blindstamped picture to front, gilt titling to spine, top of textblock edge is gilted, endpapers illustrated with a representation of the botany of the district, 86 pages of… Read more
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Renaissance of Music

by Latham, Morton

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Published
1890
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$120.00

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London, GB: David Stott, 1890 Red cloth, gilt illustration to front, gilt titling to spine, green endpapers, 190 pages. Worn at edges and corners, previous owner's bookplate and a small cut-out pasted to first endpaper, inscription inked to half title. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of… Read more
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True System of Religious Philosophy, in Letters to A Man of the World Disposed to Believe.

by Le Boys De Guays, J.F.E.; John Murdock (Translator)

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Published
1865
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$60.00

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New York, NY: General Convention of the New Jerusalem in the United States of America, 1865 1865 revised and corrected by George Bush. Purple cloth, gilt titling and decoration to front and spine, blind stamped decorative border to front and back, bevelled edges, light pink endpapers, marbled textblock edge, 259 pages. Sunning to spine and partially to front,… Read more
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Passing of the Buffalo

by Buckskin

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Published
1916
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Vancouver, BC: The Selkirk Press, Limited, 1916 Light brown leather with illustration and black titling to front, illustrated title page, ribbon marker, 47 pages. shelf wear, many spots of discoloration, inside card backing of covers show a break, several pages show smudging, pencil scribling opposite first page, several pages show small crease to bottom free corner, ribbon marker worn.… Read more
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London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1838 Railroadiana. A New History of England, or Picturesque, Biographical, Historical, Legendary and Antiquarian Sketches. Desciptive of the Vicinity of the Railroads, First Series. With a Map and Illsutrations. London and Birmingham Railway. Green cloth with gilt titling and steam engine embossed to front, pocket with map to first pastedown, frontispiece is a fold-out… Read more
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Professor Williams' Complete Hypnotism

by Williams

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ca. 1900 (no date). Professor Williams' Complete Hypnotism. Comprisin Twenty Lessons. Red leather binding with gilt titling and decoration embossed to front, blindstamped simple border to cover, gitl to textblock edge, decorated endpapers, 72 pages. Some edge wear with rubbing to corners and spine, spine sunned, inside clean and tight. For some international orders we… Read more
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1887 Fullerton's study of psychological analysis and the solution of the mathematical antinomies. Red cloth with gilt titling to front and spine, bevelled edges, dark brown endpapers, 131 pages. Edge and shelf wear to boards with some loss of colour due to rubbing and a few spots of discoloration, half title page has been… Read more
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Practical Paradoxes or Truth in Contradictions

by Trumbull, H. Clay

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Published
1894
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Philadelphia: John D. Wattles & Co., 1894 "The essays in this volume are an outcome of their writer's observings and experiencings in his varied life-course." Red cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, decorative border surrounds titling on front, 192 pages. Corners lightly bumped, light edge wear, spine slightly sunned, a few pale spots of discolouration to… Read more
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Morbid Anatomy of the Human Eye, The - Volumes I & II

by Wardrop, James

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Published
1834
Edition
Second Edition
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$300.00

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London: John Churchill, 1834 A two volume set which has been rebound in plain, dark blue buckram with no titling on cover; new, plain end papers and rather unattractive plain white hinge tape. From the Preface: "The object of the following Essays is to describe the various morbid alterations in the structure of the Human eye, and to illustrate, by… Read more
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