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image of British Theatrical Gallery, A Collection of Whole Length Portraits, with Biographical Notices by D. Terry

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London: H. Berthoud, 1825. Hardcover. Good +. [72] p., frontispiece and 19 leaves of plates; 36 cm. Contemporary black leather spine with plain grey paper over boards. The publisher intended the plate of Mrs. Siddons to be bound as the frontispiece, but here the plate of Mr. Kean was bound as the frontispiece and that of… Read more
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image of The Costume of the Original Inhabitants of the British Islands, and Adjacent Coasts of the Baltic, including the Ancestors of the Anglo-Saxons and Anglo-Danes, from the Earliest Periods to the Sixth Century; Accompanied with Appropriate Historical and Descriptive Illustrations by Samuel Rush Meyrick and Charles Hamilton Smith [provenance: Charles John Kean]

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London: Republished by the New Proprietor, J. Dowding, 1828. Hardcover. Very Good. "An Improved Edition." [90] p., added engraved title page and 24 leaves of color plates; 38 cm. Dark green library buckram with gilt-stamped spine title and call number. Plates state: "Aquatinted by R. Havell. Published June 1, 1815, by R. Havell." No date… Read more
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image of La Barbe Bleue

La Barbe Bleue

by Perrault, Charles

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1869
Condition
Near Fine -
Item Price
$541.00

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Wissembourg; Paris: Fr. Wentzel, 1869. Near Fine -. "Lithographie et typographie de Ch. Wentzel." [2], 10 p., 6 leaves of hand-colored lithographed plates; 27 cm. Title page and each page of text within decorative border. "Contes Illustrés pour Enfants" -- at head of title page. Frédéric Charles Wentzel (1839-1877) and Charles Frédéric Wentzel (1833-1911)… Read more
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image of Leichte Holz-Bauten entworfen und gezeichnet von Adolph Guggenberger, Architect

Leichte Holz-Bauten entworfen und gezeichnet von Adolph Guggenberger, Architect

by Guggenberger, Adolph

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1869
Condition
Fair +
Item Price
$283.00

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Munich: Max Ravizza, 1869. Hardcover. Fair +. [12] leaves of chromolithographed plates; 38 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black, with publisher's catalog Technische Werke & Zeichnungs-Vorlager, on back wrapper. Wrapper title. Running title: Leichte Holzbauten. A 19th-century owner had it bound with black cloth spine and corners and black paper over boards. … Read more
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image of Pennsylfawnisch Ditesch Scheiers: "Pennsylvania Dutch Barns to You" by J. Wm. Stair [original photographs of brick-end barns]

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1954. Near Fine. 43 black-and-white 8 x 10 photographs, which include 24 that were used in The Brick-End Barns of the Pennsylvania Dutch: A Record of Early American Architecture by J. William Stair (Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, Franklin and Marshall College, 1954), originally published in The Dutchman, vol. 6, no. 2. Housed, loose, in a… Read more
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image of A Paraphrase, and Annotations Upon all the Books of the New Testament: Briefly explaining all the difficult places thereof by H. Hammond [extra-illustrated with 6 Cluer Dicey & Co. plates]

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London: Printed by J. Flesher for Richard Royston, 1653. Hardcover. Very Good. [6], xii, 1008, [20] pages; 34 cm. Later homemade plain calf cover over original? binding with seven spine compartments between raised bands. Engraved title vignette; woodcut initial letters. Notes are printed in columns. Includes indices of Greek words and phrases, and English… Read more
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image of Lew Ayres -- Black-and-White Photograph

Lew Ayres -- Black-and-White Photograph

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1931
Condition
Good
Item Price
$19.00

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1931. Good. 18 x 13 cm. (7 x 5 inches). Printed inscription in white: "Sincerely yours Lew Ayres." No publication information. Appears to be from the early 1930s, possibly The Spirit of Notre Dame or State Fair. In Good Condition: vertical crease through center, most obvious in lower half of photograph; corner rubbed; very… Read more
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image of Pasqua di Riesumazione [etching]

Pasqua di Riesumazione [etching]

by Pluchinotta, Carmelo

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
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$77.00

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1972. Near Fine. Image is 82 x 12 8 mm. Signed and numbered (9/12) in pencil. The etching is of a baby devil inside a large egg next to a priest holding two pieces of paper, one deated either 1972 or 1975. On folded white stock 18 cm. high with ink handwritten inscription on facing… Read more
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image of Lieut General Sir De Lacy Evans, K.C.B. &c.; From a Dag. by Claudet; W.J. Edwards

Lieut General Sir De Lacy Evans, K.C.B. &c.; From a Dag. by Claudet; W.J. Edwards

by Claudet, Antoine

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1855
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$67.00

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London: Virtue & Co, 1855. Very Good. Print 25 x 16 cm. of Sir George De Lacy Evans (1787-1870), engraved by William J. Edwards from a daguerreotype by Antoine Claudet. No date of publication, but the original daguerreotype was made in 1855. Evans was involved in several battles of the War of 1812 and the Napoleonic… Read more
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image of Engraving of Lieut. Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby, K. B. [after the painting by John Hoppner]

Engraving of Lieut. Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby, K. B. [after the painting by John Hoppner]

by Hoppner, John

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1847
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$36.00

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1847. Very Good. 1 stipple engraving 11.2 x 8.7 mm. mounted on card 26 x 16 cm. Printed label on back: "Lieut. Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby, K. B." After the portrait by John Hoppner; engraver not given but probably H. D. Cook. No date of publication but H. D. Cook's engraving after the portrait by… Read more
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image of Autograph letter signed, with engraved portrait of Teignmouth

Autograph letter signed, with engraved portrait of Teignmouth

by Teignmouth, John Lord

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1800
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$170.00

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Exmouth, Eng, 1800. Very Good. 1 folded sheet creating 4 pages; handwritten letter on 2 pages (signed), 1 page blank, address on the 4th page. Teignmouth notes that "Lady Teignmouth has lately presented me with another son." The engraved portrait (drawn by J. Richmond, engraved by W. Walker) was published by Hatchard & Sons in 1843.… Read more
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image of Robespierre; A. Lacauchie [engraved print]

Robespierre; A. Lacauchie [engraved print]

by Lacauchie, Alexandre

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1845
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$77.00

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Paris: P. Amic l'Ainé, 1845. Near Fine. 1 leaf 26 x 16 cm. with engraving of Maximilien de Robespierre (1758-1794) by Florensa after a drawing by Lacauchie. Printed by Rigo Freres et Cie. No date of publication. The publisher Pierre Amic l'Ainé and the printer produced prints in the 1840s. Robespierre is standing, holding… Read more
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image of Robertspierre [Robespierre -- engraved print]

Robertspierre [Robespierre -- engraved print]

by Guerin, Jean Urbain

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1806
Condition
Very Good
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$26.00

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London: M. Jones, 1806. Very Good. 1 leaf 17 x 10 cm. with engraving of Maximilien de Robespierre (1758-1794) after a painting by Jean Urbain Guerin. Probably from the publisher's edition of The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte by Willem Lodewyk Van-Ess (1809). In Very Good Condition: darkening along two edges; shadow of text from formerly adjacent… Read more
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image of David Rittenhouse; Engraved by J.B. Longacre from a painting by C.W. Peale [engraved print]

David Rittenhouse; Engraved by J.B. Longacre from a painting by C.W. Peale [engraved print]

by Longacre, J. B. (James Barton)

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1850
Condition
Very Good +
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$88.00

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S.l.: s.n., 1850. Very Good +. 1 leaf 27 x 18 cm. with engraving of David Rittenhouse from a portrait by Charles Willson Peale. Sitting at a table, pointing to a document with his left hand. Two books and a telescope are to Rittenhouse's right. Image is 11 x 9 cm. Facsimile signature of… Read more
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image of Thomas Paine; Romney [engraved print]

Thomas Paine; Romney [engraved print]

by Romney, George

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1846
Condition
Very Good
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$118.00

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Philadelphia: Illman & Sons, 1846. Very Good. 1 leaf 19 x 11 cm. with engraving of Thomas Paine from a painting by George Romney. No date of publication. Although Thomas Illman and his sons were active as engravers and printers in Philadelphia from 1844 onward, Illman & Sons is only listed in city directories for the… Read more
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image of G. Washington; Painted by G. Stuart; Engraved by J. C. Buttre [engraved print]

G. Washington; Painted by G. Stuart; Engraved by J. C. Buttre [engraved print]

by Buttre, J. C. (John Chester)

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Published
1870
Condition
Near Fine
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$129.00

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New York: J. C. Buttre, 1870. Near Fine. 1 leaf 26 x 18 cm. with engraving of George Washington from the portrait by Gilbert Stuart. Full bust, head to left. Vignette. Mezzotinto. "Engraved expressly for this work." -- at lower edge. Baker, 188. Scarce. In Near Fine Condition: very light discoloration behind the… Read more
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image of Francis Hopkinson; Engraved by J. B. Longacre from the Painting by Pine in possession of J. Hopkinson Esqr. [engraved print]

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S.l.: s.n., 1850. Very Good. 1 leaf 27 x 18 cm. with engraving of Francis Hopkinson from a portrait by Robert Edge Pine. Sitting at a table, holding a quill in his right hand. Several books are to Hopinson's right. Image is 11 x 9 cm. Facsimile signature of Hopkinson below image. No… Read more
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image of Voltaire [broadside with engraved portrait]

Voltaire [broadside with engraved portrait]

by Largillière, Nicolas de

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1819
Condition
Near Fine
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$67.00

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London: William Holl, 1819. Near Fine. Small broadside (21 x 13 cm.) with a bust-length portrait of Voltaire after Nicolas de Largillière in oval (5 x 4 cm.) and the life of the author. Etching and stipple with letterpress. Issued as an illustration for the Biographical Magazine. Scarce. In Near Fine Condition: several small,… Read more
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image of The Death of the Revd John Wesley, A.M.

The Death of the Revd John Wesley, A.M.

by Sartain, John

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1860
Condition
Good
Item Price
$191.00

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Philadelphia: William Smith, 1860. Good. Sheet is 48 x 57 cm. Image is 33 x 38 cm. Hand-colored lithograph produced by Magee's Lithograph Press, 48 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia. No date of publication. John L. Magee, artist, lithographer, and engraver, was located at 48 or 49 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia, only in 1860. … Read more
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image of Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II; Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant by James Caulfield [vol. 1]

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London: H. R. Young; and T. H. Whitely, 1819. Hardcover. Fair +. Volume 1 only. xii, 171, [1] p., 39 leaves of engraved plates; 30 cm. Calf boards. Marbled endpapers. Bound in following the title page is a slip "To the Public" stating that two of the prints (Will Ellis and William Carstairs) would… Read more
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