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Frederick the Great, His Court and Times (Four Volumes)

by Campbell, Thomas, Edited and with an Introduction by

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Published
1842
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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London: Henry Colburn, 1842. Four volumes bound in unsigned contemporary half dark brown morocco over marbled boards, the backs in six compartments with four featuring richly gilt tooled crown in field of flowers, end papers and edges marbled. Near Fine, small rubs at corners, rubbing to marbled boards, small prior owner name label at title pages, handful of pages with… Read more
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Portraits of the Eighteenth Century Historic and Literary (Two Volumes)

by Saint-Beuve, C. A.; Translated by Katherine P. Wormeley; with a Critical Introduction by Edmond Scherer

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Published
1905
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$150.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1905. Two volumes bound in contemporary signed Charles E. Lauriat bindings of half green straight-grained morocco over marbled boards, the backs with gilt rules and lettering, marbled end papers, the tops gilt. Prior owner bookplate in Vol. II, period gift inscriptions both. Near Fine, the spines sunned to brown, internally clean and bright, a… Read more
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image of MEMOIRS OF THE CARDINAL DE RETZ. Containing the Particulars of His Own Life, with the Secret Transactions of the French Court and the Civil Wars. Translated from the French. In Four Volumes

MEMOIRS OF THE CARDINAL DE RETZ. Containing the Particulars of His Own Life, with the Secret Transactions of the French Court and the Civil Wars. Translated from the French. In Four Volumes

by Retz, (Jean Francois Paul de Gonde), Cardinal De

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Published
1774
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second British Edition
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$500.00

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London: Printed for T. Becket, T. Cadell, and T. Evans, in the Strand, 1774. Originally published 1723. Four volumes in contemporary quarter parchment over marbled boards, the backs richly stamped in gilt, marbled end papers, saffron edges, engraved portrait Vol. I. Very Good, early owner name in ink half-titles Vols. II-IV, small tear top edge front end page Vol. I,… Read more
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History of My Life. Twelve Volumes in Six

by Casanova, Giacomo (Chevalier de Seingalt); First Translated Into English by Willard R. Trask

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Published
1966
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition in English
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New York: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc. , 1966. First Edition in English from the original French manuscript, it was not until 1966 that the German publishing firm of Brockhaus, which had owned the manuscript since 1820, allowed it to be published exactly as it had been written. Both the memoir and autobiography of the famed Italian adventurer and lover… Read more
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The Works of Horace In English Verse. By Several Hands. Collected and Published by Mr. Duncombe with Notes Historical and Critical. Two Volumes

by Horace; Edited and in part translated by William Duncombe, assisted by his son, John Duncombe.

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Published
1757
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley , 1757. SCARCE edition. Two volumes in early 19th c. half vellum over marbled boards, black morocco labels back, marbled end papers. The bookplates of Lord Hamilton Chichester and another later bookplate (unknown). Later inked prior owner inscription front end page Vol. I, small bookseller's ticket rear paste down. Very Good, boards rubbed,… Read more
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The History of France, From the Time the French Monarchy was Establish'd in Gaul, to the Death of Lewis the Fourteenth. in Five Volumes .

by Father Gabriel Daniel

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Published
1726
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First English Edition
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$400.00

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London: Printed for G. Strahan et al, 1726. SCARCE. Last copy sold at auction 1951. Five volumes in contemporary polished calf, gilt backs with decoration in four of the compartments, covers with gilt rules with acorn decorations at corners, bookplate of British clergyman Scrope Berdmore, dated 1790 front paste downs, bookplates at rear of Henry F; Compton, Conservative British MP… Read more
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Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera. Two Volumes

by Horace

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Published
1749
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Sandby Edition
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Londini : [prostant apud Gul. Sandby in vico dicto Fleetstreet., 1749. SCARCE early edition, much favored for its engravings Title-pages in red and black (both with large engraved portrait of Horace), vi, [4], 156, 157-396. Typis Jacobi Bettenham, Aug. 10, 1749. Variant: the list of plates following the dedication is printed on two leaves. With engraved frontispiece Vol. I of… Read more
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Woman in France During the Eighteenth Century. In Two Volumes.

by Kavanagh, Julia

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Published
1893
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Very Good Plus
Edition
Later Edition
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. Two volumes in signed G.P. Putnam's Sons fine binding of half crushed blue morocco over floral patterned paper covered boards, matching floral end papers, backs tooled in gilt, tops gilt. Very Good, front decorative end page Vol. I detached and with bottom corner creased and starting to tear, front joint Vol. II starting… Read more
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Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra. Two Volumes

by JUNIUS [attributed to Sir Philip Francis].

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Published
1797
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Edition
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London: Printed By T. Bensley, for Vernor and Hood, 1797. Two volumes in contemporary speckled calf, gilt back with red morocco label. Very Good, prior owner name front paste downs, light wear to boards, toning at end pages from binding, scattered light toning throughout, joints showing wear with front joint Vol. I just starting to loosen.. Later Edition. Speckled Calf… Read more
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Aphorismes politiques, traduits de l'anglais précédés d'une Notice sur la Vie et les Ouvrages de l'Auteur

by Harrington, J,(ames)

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Published
1795
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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Paris: Didot Jeune, 1795. No date, circa 1795. Bound in contemporary quarter red morocco with tooling in blind and gilt, four raised bands ruled in gilt, marbled end papers and edges, ribbon marker. 102, 259, (2) pp. Very Good Plus, small rubs at corners, scattered light toning. James Harrington, (1611-1677), was a British political thinker and author, best known for… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior in Three Volumes, with the Life of the Author

by Prior, Matthew

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Published
1784
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Bell's Second Edition
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$300.00

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Edinburg : At the Apollo Press, By the Martins , 1784. Three volumes in contemporary bindings of full tree calf. Spines ruled and decorated in gilt. Red and black morocco labels, gilt. Marbled end papers, ribbon markers, the red leather labels of G. Welsford at paste downs. With a portrait and an extra engraved title page in each volume. The… Read more
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The Sermons of Mr. Yorick. In Six Volumes

by Sterne, Laurence

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Published
1777
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
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$500.00

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London: Printed for J. Dodsley (vols. 1 and 2) and for W. Strahan, T. Becket and T. Cadell (vols. 3-6), 1777. Six volumes, volumes 1 and 2 published in 1777 and 3-6 in 1776. Bound in contemporary full calf, gilt back with red morocco labels, the Art Deco bookplates of Elise Meyer Rose. Very Good, rubbed at edges, toning to… Read more
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image of The Eighteenth Century: Its Institutions, Customs and Costumes. France 1700-1789; Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages; Military and Religious Life if the Middle Ages; The Arts in the Middle Ages; Science and Literature in the Middle Ages

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London: Bickers & Son , 1878. Five volumes, the complete set and uncommon thus, in contemporary signed Stikeman & Co. bindings of half red morocco over marbled boards, matching marbled end papers, the backs with gilt tooled floral decorations, all edges gilt. From the collection of noted art collector M.C.D. Borden, his bookplate front paste downs. Known as "the Calico… Read more
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, by Several Hands

by Dodsley, Robert, editor)

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Published
1758
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Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
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London: Printed by J. Hughs , for R. And J. Dodsley , 1758. Fifth Edition, 1758. Six volumes, (4), 335; (4), 336; (4), 350; (4), 360, (1, engraved music); (4), 336; 336 pp. With an engraved vignette repeated on each title page, an engraved headpiece to each volume, and two engraved tailpieces. Bound in contemporary calf, Very Good,… Read more
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image of Traite Elementaire De Mathetiques Pures, Ou Principes d'Arithmetique Decimale, De Geometrie et De Trigonometrie....[two volumes]

Traite Elementaire De Mathetiques Pures, Ou Principes d'Arithmetique Decimale, De Geometrie et De Trigonometrie....[two volumes]

by Lemoine d'Essoies, Edme-Marie Joseph

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Published
1797
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Near Fine
Edition
Third Edition
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Paris: Calixte Volland, 1797. RARE, OCLC locates 3 copies of this edition, all in Germany. Two volumes rebound in 20th c. full calf, red morocco labels with gilt lettering at spines, Bindings are Fine, text Near Fine, marginal stains at corners, stamp of a Hungarian bookseller at title pages, text in French. Complete with 10 fold-out plates rear of Vol.… Read more
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Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times. In Three Volumes. The Sixth Edition, Corrected. With the Addition of a Letter Concerning Design (Fine Binding)

by Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury

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Published
1737
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Sixth Edition
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London: Printed by James Purser , 1737. Three volumes in sumptuous contemporary binding of dark brown calf with broad intiricate gilt dentelle bordered covers with large diamond centerpieces enhanced by delicate floral tools, the backs with six raised bands with five of the compartments with floral gilt tooling, marbled end papers with narrow gilt dentelle, all edges gilt. Vol. I… Read more
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image of De Situ Orbis Libri III cum notis integris Hermolai Barbari, Petri Joannis Olivarii, Fredenandi Nonii Pintiani, Petri Ciacconii, Andreae Schotti, Isaaci Vossii, et Jacobi Gronovii. Accedunt Petri Joannis Nunnesii. et Jacobi Perizonii.cur. Abrahamo Gronovi

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Lugduni Batavorum (London): Samuelem Luchtmans et Fil, 1748. Two volumes in contemporary full vellum, Illustrated with allegorical frontispiece engraving and folding engraved map of the known earth in classical times, with numerous copperplate engravings in the text. Title page of V. 2 reads: ..." Pars altera exhibens animadversiones Isaaci Vossii, Jacobi Perizonii, et Abrahami Gronovii, ac dedicationes & praefationes virorum… Read more
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image of Opere Di Gajo Cornelio Tacito. Con La Traduzione in Volgar Fiorentino  del Sgr. Bernardo Davanzati ... con le postille del medesimo e la dichiarazione d'alcune voci ... Novella edizione, purgata dagl' innumerabili errori di tutte le precedenti [da Giovann

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Padova (Padua): Presso Giuseppe Comino, 1755. RARE edition. lxxx, 343, (3), pag. 344-669 pp. Text in columns, parallel Italian and Latin. Finely bound in contemporary full vellum, brown and black morocco labels on intricately gilt backs, blue handmade paper end pages, armorial bookplate and French bookseller bookplate Vol. I, armorial bookplate Vol. II. Internally clean and bright, Very Good… Read more
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image of The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis. Together with the Satires of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Made English by Mr. Dryden. With Explanatory Notes at the End of each Satir. To which is prefix'd, a discourse concerning the Original and Progress of Satir.

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London: Jacob Tonson, 1702. Third Edition, bound in contemporary calf with 19th century professional rebacking ornately gilt tooled with red morocco label. ixxxviii (4 advert), 424 pp. Pages xc and 173 misnumbered lxxxviii and 137. "Adorn'd with sculptures" ( 13 full page engravings). Persius's 'Satyrs' has a separate title page. Very Good Plus, 2" chip at head of title page,… Read more
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image of Memoirs of an Unfortunate Queen. Interspersed with Letters (Written By Herself) to Several of Her Illustrious Friends on Various Subjects and Occasions. bound with Authentic Memoirs of the Life and Reign of Catherine II, Empress of All the Russias

Memoirs of an Unfortunate Queen. Interspersed with Letters (Written By Herself) to Several of Her Illustrious Friends on Various Subjects and Occasions. bound with Authentic Memoirs of the Life and Reign of Catherine II, Empress of All the Russias

by ( Caroline Matilda, Queen of Denmark); King of Sweden, Right Hon. Lord Mountmorres, Lord Malmesbury, M. De Volney, and other Indisputable Authorities

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Published
1776
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Printed for J. Bew / Printed for the Author and Sold by B. Crosby , 1776. "Memoirs of an Unfortunate Queen" published 1776, "Authentic Memoirs...Catherine II" published 1797. Each book RARE in its own right, "Unfortunate Queen"last seen in Maggs Catalogue 1955, "Catherine II" last seen at auction in 1920 (Rare Book Hub). (3), 260 pp. vi, (6) 291… Read more
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