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The Dance of Death

by Holbein, Hans; with an Introductory Note by Austin Dobson

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$1,500.00

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London: George Bell and Sons, 1892. One of 500 copies, there were also 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in half calf over brown buckram, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Very Good, lacking the labels, calf rubbed at edges. With facsimile reproduction of title-page of original edition. Appended are 8 supplementary cuts added… Read more
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(RARE Imprint) Religio Medici (Latin, 1650)

by Browne, Sir Thomas

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Published
1650
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Latin Edition
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$2,000.00

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Lugd. Batavorum (Leyden, Netherlands): Apud Fran. Hackium , 1650. Illustrated engraved title page, 235, [4] pages, signatures: A-K¹² (A5, K4 incorrectly signed D5, C4 respectively). Bound in contemporary vellum. Translator's preface signed: Iohann. Merryweather, Latin translation. Very Good, vellum soiled, contemporary owner name and writing at title page and marginal notations and underlining throughout, no external title. A RARE… Read more
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes

by Reid, Thomas

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1819
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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$500.00

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Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, et al. , 1819. Three volumes handsomely rebound in 20th century quarter calf over marbled boards, new end papers, five raised bands with gilt rules and lettering back, Vol. II with the ownership signature of Wellford Addis of the Bureau of Education, Wash. D.C. at front end page. The binding is Fine, the… Read more
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The Naturalist's Library, Vol. III, Mammalia. Lions, Tigers, &c., &c (1843) ; The Natural History of the Feline (1845) .

by Jardine, Sir William

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Published
1845
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars , 1845. Frontispiece portrait and memoir of Cuvier, with three title pages including engraved series title page. 3rd title page for The Natural History of the Feline title page states "illustrated by thirty-eight colour plates", however Contents page lists plates numbered up to 34, and there are 32 plates with tissue guards present. Bound in contemporary… Read more
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah. Memorial Edition. In Two Volumes

by Burton, Captain Sir Richard F.; Edited by His Wife Isabel Burton

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Published
1893
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Memorial Edition
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$900.00

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London: Tylston and Edwards, 1893. The two volume Memorial Edition, edited by Burton's wife Isabel, handsomely rebound in mid-20th century fine binding of half black morocco over dark green crushed morocco boards, gilt lettering and decorations back, tops dyed red. Near Fine, top edges a bit rubbed, initials E.P.L. bottom edges of page blocks, small stamp Edinburgh Libraries at verso… Read more
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$900.00
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Cape Cod. Two Volumes

by Thoreau, Henry David; with Illustrations from Sketches in Colors by Amelia M. Watson

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1896
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Illustrated Edition
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$400.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Co., 1896. Two volumes in publisher's original green cloth with Art Deco gilt decorations and lettering, top edge gilt, Near Fine, the spines a shade toned, rear end papers in both volumes with some browning, the Arts and Crafts bookplates of Clinton Larue Hare and Marea Fletcher Ritzinger Hare front paste downs. Clinton… Read more
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JARDÍN UMBRÍO. Historias de santos de almas en pena: de duendes y Ladrones

by Valle-Inclan, Ramon Del

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$250.00

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Madrid: Perlado, Paez y Cía, 1914. Two illustrated title pages engraved in red and black inks, 223, (6) pp.. Bound in contemporary quarter black morocco over marbled boatds, 4 raised bands with gilt lettering back, dark brown end papers. Very Good, pages uniformly browning at edges, slight rubbing to boards, small stamp front end page. Volume XII in his Opera… Read more
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Les Fleurs du Mal

by Baudelaire, Charles

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Illustrated Edition
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$200.00

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Paris: Editions Nilsson, 1931. 255 pp. with 9 color illustrations, unattributed. Uniquely hand bound in decorative blue and black cloth with paper labels, marbled paste downs, bound without original paper wrappers and rear blank end page, lacking front and rear marbled end papers. Very Good, paper labels a bit rubbed, partial seller's ticket front end pagelight soiling. An intriguing copy… Read more
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Look Homeward Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$250.00

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Southern Living Gallery/ The Southern Classics Library, 1984. SCARCE in current commerce. Fine, as issued. Privately printed for members of The Southern Classics Library, printed by Kingsport Press, bound by Sherwood Bindery Division of the Kingsport Press in genuine leather with brass-die stamping in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled end papers. Cover stampings and design by Daniel B. Bianchi and… Read more
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Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis & Chloe.

by Longus; Traduites en françois par Jacques Amyot et complétées par P.-L. Courier

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1876
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Delarue Edition
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$125.00

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Paris: Delarue, 1876. Bound in contemporary unsigned half brown pebbled morocco over marbled boards, gilt back, marbled end papers, top gilt, ribbon marker. Very Good Plus, small rubs at corners and spine ends, scattered light toning throughout. . First Delarue Edition . Half Morocco. Very Good Plus. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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image of Le Moyen de Parvenir.Two Volumes. Nouvelle édition, collationnée sur les textes anciens, avec Notes, Variantes, Index, Glossaire et Notice bibliographique par un Bibliophile campagnard.

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Paris: Leon Willem, Editeur, 1870. In binding stamp signed by "Petit successeur de Simier". Published 1870-72. Two volumes in half red morocco, backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers, tops gilt, ribbon markers. Near Fine, small rubs at corners and edges, slight toning at end papers only. With a woodcut portrait of the author and 111 small yet highly detailed woodcut… Read more
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Paris: Firmin-Didot et Cie./ Librairie de Paris No date, circa 1900. Two volumes finely bound in half blue calf over marbled boards, five raised bands with three red morocco labels lettered in gilt, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Near Fine, tidy pencil notations verso of fold-out map at rear of tome II, original map wrappers of tome I bound… Read more
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La Vie Publique de Michel Montaigne. Etude Biographique.

by Grun, Alphonse

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1855
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: Librairie d'Amyot, Editeur , 1855. Finely bound in unsigned contemporary polished calf, ornate gilt back, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, top corner bumped, light rubbing at edges, a quite handsome copy. 2 preliminary leaves, xii, 414 pp. . First Edition. Polished Calf. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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LES IMPERATRICES ROMAINES ou Histoire de la Vie & des Intrigues secretes des Femmes des douze Cesars, de celles des Empereurs Romains, & des Princesses de leur Sang. Three Volumes

by SERVIEZ, M. de ( Jacques Roergas )

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1728
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
New and Augmented Edition
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$800.00

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Paris: Chez Chalres LeClerc , 1728. The first edition published as Les Femmes des douze Cesars, 1718, in one volume, this new augmented edition published 1728 in three. (14), 455, (6), 444, (8), 404 pp. Armorial bookplates (with coronet) of Lord Northwick with the motto 'Par ternis suppar', pasted over an earlier round bookplate. John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick,… Read more
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Hokousaï- L'art japonais au XVIIIe Siècle

by de Goncourt, Edmund

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Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Edition Definitive
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$200.00

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Paris: Ernest Flammarion/Eugène Fasquelle No date, circa 1900. Finely bound in unsigned quarter marbled calf over marbled boards, , gilt bacl, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, ribbon marker. Near Fine, small rubs at corners, pages evenly browning as usually seen. . Edition Definitive . Quarter Calf. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Elegies de Tibulle avec des notes et recherches de Mythologie, d'Histoire et de Philosophie suivies des baisers de Jean Second. Three Volumes

by TIBULLUS, [Albius]; MIRABEAU, Honoré-Gabriel Riquetti, comte De

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Published
1795
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Translated Edition
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$750.00

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Tours and Paris : chez Letourmy and Berry, 1795. "traduction nouvelle, adresse´e du Donjeon de Vincennes, par Mirabeau, l'ai^ne´, a` Sophie Ruffey." No dates, published 1795-96. A portrait of Mirabeau, engraved by Voysard after Borel, frontispiece to volume I; portrait of Sophie, engraved by Elluin after Borel, frontispiece of volume II; engraving by Dupreel after Marillier, frontispiece… Read more
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(Presentation Copy) La Femme Seule; Comedie En Trois Actes

by Brieux, (Eugene)

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: P.- V. Stock & Cie., 1913. SCARCE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -" a monsieur George G. Marshall hermoiguage(?) de sympathie Brieux". With Marshall's lovely bookplate front paste down. George Gehring Marshall was the President of Marshall Drug Company of Cleveland and a noted botanical literature collector. In binding signed "bound by the Booklovers Shop Cleveland"… Read more
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Les Baisers précédés du mois de Mai. (with) Oeuvres Melees En Vers, et En Prose (with) Lettres En Vers, et Oeuvres Melees. Three Volumes

by Dorat, Claude-Joseph

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Published
1770
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Editions
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$1,000.00

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A La Haye (The Hague) and Paris : Delalain / Sebastien Jorry , 1770. Uncommon as a three volume set, bound uniformly in later half morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, all edges red. A Near Fine set, the marbled boards lacquered with lacquer peeling on 2 of the volumes, scattered faint toning, tiny prior seller's notations at front… Read more
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(Presentation Copy) Sammelband of Ten Un Acte Comedie-Vaudeville

by Renard, Jules (1813-1877)

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Published
1872
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Editions
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$1,000.00

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Paris: E. Dentu, 1872. RARE. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"a mon ? ami Lambert V. souvenir "? Jules Renard". Jules Renard (1813-1877) was a French playwright and vaudevillist, not to be confused with the later Jules Renard (1864-1910), who is known for his Journals. A sammelband of ten first editions of his vaudeville comedies in… Read more
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(Russia- Bindings) Histoire de Pierre III, Empereur de Russie Suivie de L Histoire Secrète des Amours et des Principaux Amans de Catherine II

by LAVEAUX, J.C. Thievault de]

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Published
1799
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Paris: Maison La Briffe, 1799. Fine binding signed Hatchards-Piccadilly, the oldest bookshop in London. Three volumes in modern half polished calf over buckram boards, the backs with two black morocco labels and intricate gilt decorations, tops gilt, marbled end papers, Near Fine, the lightest of edge wear. iv, 360, 360, 312 pp. Half-titles in Vols. II and III. Each volume… Read more
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