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Old Glass; European and American

by Moore, Hudson N.

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Calix Books
Published
1935
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Great Reference Book for Glass Collectors
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$30.00

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New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1935. First printing of the new edition. Illustrated with 265 black & white photographs. 8vo, publisher's original blue cloth lettered and pictorially decorated in gilt on the spine and upper cover. xvi, 394. Retains dust jacket in good condition with edge tears and wears with some small chips but overall good condition. Internal is some… Read more
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Printing Papers, Limited Edition 2,000 Copies

by Wheelwright, William Bond

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Calix Books
Published
1936
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition, 2,000 copies
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$49.00

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OCLC Number 3051007; 2000 copies printed November, 1936, on Hermes extra strong book paper. xiv, 133, [1] pages : frontispiece, illustrations, diagrams ; 24 cm by William Bond Wheelwright ; with foreword by Otto G. Kress. A fine copy with numerous illustrations and explanations of the papermaking process. A good book for the beginning collector to learn about how paper is made… Read more
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Ikebana Arranging Images

by Kamata, Soseke

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Calix Books
Published
1950's
Condition
Boxed and Signed
Edition
Single sided publication in Boxed Housing
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$79.00

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Ikebana Arranging Images; Kamata, Soseke, 1950's. A nice publication given to Julia Jane Jeffers Dodge while here husband was helping Japan recover after the war. Her husband Joseph Morrell Dodge had a long and distinguished career and tried to help reform Europe but later wound up as financial advisor to Douglas MacArthur in the economic revitalization of Japan. This edition… Read more
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A Critical History of Children's Literature

by Meigs, Cornelia; Eaton, Anne; Nesbitt, Elizabeth; Viguers, Ruth Hill.

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Calix Books
Published
1969
Condition
Some bumping and corner wear. No Dust Jacket
Edition
Good condition, reference book on children's literature
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$20.00

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Meigs, Cornelia; Eaton, Anne; Nesbitt, Elizabeth; Viguers, Ruth Hill. A Critical History of Children's Literature: A Survey of Children's Books in English Prepared in Four Parts Under the Editorship of Cornelia Meigs. Revised Edition, 8vo, 708pp, blue buckram, some wear but good book. All there and interior bright.
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image of POEMS AND SONGS. BY THOMAS FLATMAN. THE THIRD EDITION WITH ADDITIONS AND AMENDMENTS. ME QUOQUE VATEM DICUNT PASTORES, SED NON EGO CREDULUS ILLIS. VIRGIL.

POEMS AND SONGS. BY THOMAS FLATMAN. THE THIRD EDITION WITH ADDITIONS AND AMENDMENTS. ME QUOQUE VATEM DICUNT PASTORES, SED NON EGO CREDULUS ILLIS. VIRGIL.

by Flatman, Thomas

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Calix Books
Published
1682
Condition
Good+
Edition
3rd Edition with New Poems and Songs Collates to Grolier Edition
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$850.00

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Flatman, Thomas. POEMS AND SONGS. BY THOMAS FLATMAN. THE THIRD EDITION WITH ADDITIONS AND AMENDMENTS. ME QUOQUE VATEM DICUNT PASTORES, SED NON EGO CREDULUS ILLIS. VIRGIL. Octavo, 7.1 x 4.6 inches. Third edition, with sixteen new poems appearing for the first time. A8, a-b8, B-K8, L7, M8. (Complete, collating just as the Grolier copy, with the signature L7.) The… Read more
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Senlis; Folio, art, Senlis, Signed, First Edition, 1929

by Maricourt, du baron André de

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Calix Books
Published
1929
Condition
Loose Folio
Edition
Signed limited edition with numerous original color lithos
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$800.00

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Senlis; Folio, art, Senlis, Signed, First Edition, 1929; Maricourt, du baron André de; This is a loose publication and was never bound. The paper is a heavy stock with some toning and the occasional very light fox spots probably due to the paper maker. The slip case is nearly destroyed and wanting. The book itself is clean cover and tight.… Read more
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$800.00
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Recueil de Planches d'Exemples et de Formules de la Nouvelle Méthode de Musique inventée et développée par Henry Heugel

by Henry Heugel

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Calix Books
Published
1832
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
A fine example of the movement of Music Learning
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$1,300.00

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Heugel, Henry. Recueil de Planches d'Exemples et de Formules de la Nouvelle Méthode de Musique inventée et développée par Henry Heugel. Brest: Chez l'Auteur; Paris: chez Aulagnier, 1832. Large 4to 8vo, original marbled boards, printed blue title & subscription leaves laid down on both covers.[ii], 1-24, [23-26] 25-36, [ 2 (subscription list, printed on verso only)] pp. Printed cover & title… Read more
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Les Entretiens D'Ariste et D'Eugene- 1703, First Edition

by Dominique Bouhours

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Calix Books
Published
1703
Condition
Fine
Edition
From the Library of Nicolaus Joseph Foucault Elegant Binding
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$750.00

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Bouhours, Dominique. (1628-1702) Les Entretiens D'Ariste Et E'Eugene. Nouvelle Edition très-exactement corrigée. A Amsterdam, Aux depens D'Estienne Roger, Marchand Libraire chez qui l'on trouve un assortiment general de toute sorte de Musique. M. DCCIII (1703) Duodecimo. [3 blank], [3 verso,scene], [title page] A12-I12, K12-R12 [R12 includes 4 blank]. Bookplate of Nicolai Joseph Foucault 'Comitis… Read more
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Comoediae sex.-Plays, 1635 of Terrence (195/185-159 BC; Greek Playwright)

by Terentius Afer, Publius (Terrence)

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Calix Books
Published
1635
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd Edition, contemporary French citron morocco lavishly gilt-to
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$525.00

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Terentius Afer, Publius. Comoediae sex. [48], 304, [6] pages, including engraved title by Cornelius Claude Dusend. 12mo, contemporary French citron morocco lavishly gilt-tooled to center-and-corner design of pointille volutes and small ornamental tools around blank center oval on covers, vertical ornamental rolls on flat spine, joints slightly rubbed. Amsterdam: Officiana Elzeveriana, 1635 Second of 5 editions with this imprint, date,… Read more
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A Bibliography of James Russell Lowell Compiled by George Willis Cooke; 1907 Limited Edition #484 out of 550

by Cooke, George Willis

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Calix Books
Published
1907
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition Copy number 484 out of 520 Copies
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$35.00

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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… Read more
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The May Queen : cantata in three parts, 1846 First Edition; Tennyson, Alfred Very Rare

by Tennyson, Alfred

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Calix Books
Published
1846
Condition
Detached
Edition
Numbered Page count: Cantata 1, 9 pages Cantata 2, 9 pages C
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$85.00

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Very rare first edition copy of The May Queen by Alfred Tennyson and William R. Dempster. 1846, 13 by 9-7/8 inches, no boards and no covers. Retains back blank sheet and first sheet is loose and partially disbound. Some water staining to about 3./4ths of the piece, upper 1/3rd otherwise mostly bright and clean with occasional fox spotting to the… Read more
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image of An Historical Vindication of the Divine Right of Tithes, from Scripture, Reason, and the Opinion and Practice of Jews, gentiles, and Christians in all Ages. Designed to Supply the Omissions, Answer the Objections, and Rectifie the Mistakes of Mr. Selden’s

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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… Read more
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$1,200.00
image of Le Lacrime di San Pietro di Luigi Tansillo Poema Sacro con Gli Argomenti, ed Allegorie Di   Lucrezia Marinella ed Un Discorso Di Tommaso Costo. Giuntavi in Questa nuova Edizione la Raccolta delle sue Rime notabilmente accredsciuta. First Edition, 1738

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Extremely Rare Book Publication! The only library that has a copy of this book is the: Bayerishe Staatsbibliothek. Le Lacrime di San Pietro di Luigi Tansillo Poema Sacro con Gli Argomenti, ed Allegorie Di Lucrezia Marinella ed Un Discorso Di Tommaso Costo. Giuntavi in Questa nuova Edizione la Raccolta delle sue Rime notabilmente accredsciuta. In Venezia Appresso Francesco Piagentini. MDCCXXXVIII… Read more
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Hudibra, First, Second, Third and Subsequent Parts. First Edition, First Issue 1663

by Butler, Samuel

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Calix Books
Published
1663
Condition
Exceptional Copy
Edition
Hudibras, First Edition, First Issue
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$3,550.00

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Butler, Samuel. "Hudibras. The First Part. Written in the time of the late Wars". [4], 268 pages. First Authorized Edition, first issue, with "Saint" in imprint spelled out in full; errata is present, lacking the imprimatur leaf (dated Nov. 11, 1662), and all textual errors uncorrected. London: Printed by J.G. for Richard Marriot, 1663. [bound with] "Hudibras. The Second Part.… Read more
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Marcel Godet, Directeur de la Bibliothèque Nationale Suisse, 1954 First Edition, Signed

by Bourgeois, Pierre

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Calix Books
Published
1954
Condition
Fine
Edition
A very rare publication about the head of the National Swiss lib
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$115.00

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No copies of this small but nicely bound book are found for sale. OCLC only shows five libraries worldwide having copies of this book. Signed by the Author, Pierre Bourgeois to Milton Lord, who became the Boston Public Library head. written in French and in near perfect as printed and bound condition. Some slight toning and sunnint along the cloth… Read more
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La Georgica di Virgilio, 1549

by Virgil, Daniello, Bernardino,; d. 1565, ; tr.

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Calix Books
Published
1549
Condition
Rebound Vellum Boards
Edition
The Poetry of Agriculture by Virgil: Nuovamente di latina in tho
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$1,200.00

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La Georgica di Virgilio, 1549 Nuovamente di latina in toscana favella, per Bernardino Daniello tradotta, e commentata. Appresso Ioan. Gryphio, In Venetia (Venice). [7], 105 leaves ill. 21 cm. Language: Italian descriptor: Agriculture -- Poetry. Didactic poetry, Latin -- Translations into Italian. Named Person: Virgil. Georgica -- Translations into Italian. Note(s): Printer's device… Read more
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Pencil Sketch Christmas 1854 by Fanny Ruschenberger

by Ruschenberger, Fanny

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Calix Books
Published
1854
Condition
Single page sketch
Edition
A fine pencil sketch by diarist Fanny Ruschenberger of Christmas
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$750.00

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This is an outstanding pencil drawing of a young Fanny Ruschenberger that not only had a fine pen writing hand at the age of 10 but also had the budding artist's eye. The figure of the man, smoking a pipe and looking out at the harbor at the sail boat was her father. The work is simply stunning. Fanny Ruschenberger… Read more
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The works of Mr. Abraham Cowley ... Consisting of those which were formerly printed; and those which he design'd for the press, publish'd out of the author's original copies. With The cutter of Coleman-street.

by Cowley, Abraham

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Calix Books
Published
1707-1708
Condition
2 covers off
Edition
1707-08 Cowley (Abraham) Works 33 Engravings Fine Gold Leaf Red
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$525.00

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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… Read more
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