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image of [ Durer Illus.] Oratio Dominica Polyglotta Singularum Linguarum Characteribus Expressa et Delineationibus Alberti Dureri Cincta. Edita a Franz Xaver Stoeger

[ Durer Illus.] Oratio Dominica Polyglotta Singularum Linguarum Characteribus Expressa et Delineationibus Alberti Dureri Cincta. Edita a Franz Xaver Stoeger

by Dureri, Alberti ( Albrecht Durer)

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Published
1838
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$650.00

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Monachii (Munich) : J. B. Dreselly, 1838. RARE. No Date, circa 1838-39. Very Good, edges rubbed, boards lightly spotted, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, bookplates of Robert Wayne Stilwell and Brian Douglas Stilwell front paste down. Portrait frontispiece of Durer with pictorial title page, 43 leaves each containing the Lord's Prayer in a different language, surrounded by decorations by… Read more
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A Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada; The Land Birds

by Nuttall, Thomas

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Published
1832
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Hilliard and Brown, 1832. SCARCE. First Edition, 1832, a second volume The Water Birds, was published separately by Hilliard and Brown in 1834. Bound in contemporary full calf, gilt back with black label, marbled end papers.About Very Good, triangular chip to calf at head of spine, label with about 50% loss, boards rubbed, front hinge just starting yet… Read more
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image of A Tour of St. Louis; or, The Inside Life of a Great City

A Tour of St. Louis; or, The Inside Life of a Great City

by Dacus, J.A. & James W. Buel

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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St. Louis, MO: Western Publishing Co., 1878. Original publisher's dark brown embossed cloth with gilt stamped lettering front cover and spine. Very Good, prior owner name stamp front paste down, cloth rubbed at edges and lightly soiled, front hinge about half open yet holding nicely, end papers toned. Internally clean and unmarked, with numerous illustrations. A great history of the… Read more
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image of The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction and Improvement of Domestic Animals

The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction and Improvement of Domestic Animals

by Goodale, S.L.

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Published
1861
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - "To Hon. Simon Brown with the regards of The Author". Simon Brown was the 21st Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1855-56. He was also a printer and publisher, including of the New England Farmer. Simon Brown's signature in pencil at top edge… Read more
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Nights with Uncle Remus

by Harris, Joel Chandler

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Published
1883
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Twenty Second Edition
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$125.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Co., 1883. Stated twenty-second edition at title page. xxxvi, 416 pp. The second Uncle Remus book, illustrated with frontispiece and 21 plates by Frederick Church. In publisher's original dark brown cloth with gilt lettering and black stamped illustrations, black end papers. Very Good, gilt at spine dulled, light rubbing to cloth at edges,… Read more
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image of Anna Karenina. In Eight Parts

Anna Karenina. In Eight Parts

by Count Lyof N. Tolstoi; Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole

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Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seond American Edition
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$400.00

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New York: Thomas Y Crowell & Co., 1886. In original green cloth with decorative gilt medallion front cover, top edge gilt, spine gilt, plain white endpapers. No other titles listed ahead of title page and no ads at back. viii, 5-773 pages with 14 illustrations. Two title pages, first with engraved portrait and tissue-guarded frontis illustration. A Very Good copy,… Read more
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Degeneration

by Nordau, Max

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Published
1895
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First American Edition
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$200.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1895. His major work, a polemic on the decline of the West, especially so in its art and literature. An immensely successful and important work in its time. This copy from the collection of Frank O. Lowden, 25th Governor of Illinois who also served in the U.S House of Representatives and was an unsuccessful… Read more
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image of The Correspondence of John Lothrop Motley D.C.L.. In Two Volumes

The Correspondence of John Lothrop Motley D.C.L.. In Two Volumes

by Motley, John Lothrop; Edited by George William Curtis

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Published
1889
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889. Stamp-signed contemporary binding by Little, Brown & Co. of half calf over marbled boards, backs with red and black morocco labels and gilt floral decorations, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Very Good, light soiling, calf rubbed at edges and corners. Motley is best known for his 'The Rise of the Dutch Republic'. .… Read more
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image of A Popular History of France, From the Earliest Times. . . with 300 illustrations by A. De Neuville

A Popular History of France, From the Earliest Times. . . with 300 illustrations by A. De Neuville

by GuIzot, M. (Francois); Translated by Robert Black

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Very Good Plus
Edition
American Edition
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$400.00

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Boston: Dana Estes and Charle E. Lauriat No Date [187-?]. Vol. 1 has added t.p. and all volumes have half-title. Fold-out color map V.1 Fine. Six volumes bound in contemporary half pebbled brown morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus, wear to marbled boards at edges, Vol. 1 a bit shaken, V.… Read more
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image of Muerte Prevenida, o Christiana Preparacion Para Una Buena Muerte. {Tome I} and La Ciencia Del Christiano Especulativa Practica, Que Trata De Dios, Del Hombre Dios, y Del Hombre [Tome II}

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Seville: Juan Francisco Blas de Quesada, 1836. RARE. No date title pages, dated 1836 in Licencia.. Two volumes bound in contemporary sponged calf, floral gilt backs, edges dyed red, marbled end papers, ribbon markers. Very Good, dampstain to margin, not affecting text, final 20 pp. Tome I, end papers soiled, light wear at edges, some old pencil notations at end… Read more
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image of Granby. A Novel. In Three Volumes

Granby. A Novel. In Three Volumes

by [Lister, Thomas Henry]

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Published
1826
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$600.00

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London: Henry Colburn, 1826. SCARCE in any edition. Lister's best known novel and one of the better known novels of the "silver fork" genre. Third Edition stated, 1826. 324, 342, 330 pp, without half-titles or ads. Period small bookbinder's ticket of G. Mullen, Anglesea St. (Dublin) Vols. I and III. Three volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards,… Read more
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image of The Decline of the Roman Republic. In Five Volumes

The Decline of the Roman Republic. In Five Volumes

by Long, George

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Published
1872
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$1,000.00

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London: Bell & Daldy, 1872. SCARCE. Five volumes, published 1864-1874, In signed Root & Son fine bindings of half dark brown crushed crushed morocco over marbled boards, the backs with gilt rules and lettering including tail dates, marbled end papers, tops gilt, ribbon markers. Very Good Plus, light wear at joints and edges. A handsome set and a SCARCE title.… Read more
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image of Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. With Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Their Lives and Authors. In Eight Volumes

Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. With Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Their Lives and Authors. In Eight Volumes

by Lodge, Edmund

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Published
1849
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition in Eight Volumes
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$400.00

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1849. Eight volumes bound in contemporary full calf, backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers and edges. The small period bookplate of John R. Gardner, Ferry Hill, RI to paste downs. Very Good, 1" chip at head of spine of Vol. I, top corner front marbled end page Vol. I creased and separating. Moderate scattered toning throughout… Read more
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image of The Tragedies of Vittorio Alfieri; Translated from the Italian Volumes I and II of Three Volume Set

The Tragedies of Vittorio Alfieri; Translated from the Italian Volumes I and II of Three Volume Set

by ALFIERI, Vittorio; Lloyd, Charles, Translator.

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Published
1815
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. Volumes I and II of this three volume set. Bound in contemp[orary half black morocco over pebbled dark blue morocco boards, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Very Good Plus, small bookseller's ticket Thornton & Son, Oxford, light rubbing at joints, moderate toning to and papers and widely scattered light toning throughout. .… Read more
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image of The Poetical Works of Jonathan Swift. In Three Volumes

The Poetical Works of Jonathan Swift. In Three Volumes

by Swift, Jonathan

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Published
1853
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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London: William Pickering, 1853. Three volumes in contemporary signed Edmonston & Douglas binding. Crushed dark brown morocco, all edges gilt, the period bookplates of Thos. A Mathieson. Very Good, wear at joints and edges, frontispiece portrait in Vol. I stained. small chips at bottom edge Vol. III, . First Edition. Crushed Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 16mo -… Read more
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image of Memoirs of Marmontel, Written by Himself; Containing His Literary and Political Life, and Anecdotes of the Principal Characters of the Eighteenth Century. In Four Volumes

Memoirs of Marmontel, Written by Himself; Containing His Literary and Political Life, and Anecdotes of the Principal Characters of the Eighteenth Century. In Four Volumes

by Marmontel, (Jean-Francois)

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Published
1805
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition in English
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$400.00

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London: Printed for Longman Hurst Rees and Orme.and John Murray, 1805. Four volumes handsomely rebound by Riviere & Son in later 19th century half mottled calf over marbled boards, the backs with intricate gilt tooled designs and red and black morocco labels, marbled end papers, gilt tops. Near Fine, period owner name title page each volume, pages evenly toned.… Read more
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image of Barnaby Rudge. A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty.

Barnaby Rudge. A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty.

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1860
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Later Edition
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1860. Later edition with frontispiece illustration. Bound in contemporary crushed morocco over marbled boards the back with gilt tooled floral decorations and lettering, with matching marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus, tiny rubs at corners, period oval bookplate of "Kingscold"(?) front paste down. A single copy from a larger set of Dickens Works, as… Read more
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image of Life, Letters, and Journals of George Ticknor (Two Volumes)

Life, Letters, and Journals of George Ticknor (Two Volumes)

by Ticknor, George (1791-1871)

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Published
1876
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Second British Edition
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$300.00

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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington , 1876. Two volumes in contemporary unsigned binding of half green crushed morocco over pale green buckram boards, five raised bands with red morocco label and gilt lettering back, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at corners, scattered light toning, mainly at end papers and first few pages, small… Read more
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image of The Life and Times of Henry Lord Brougham. In Three Volumes

The Life and Times of Henry Lord Brougham. In Three Volumes

by Brougham, Henry Lord

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Published
1871
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$350.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1871. Three volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, pale orange and green morocco labels with gilt lettering back, end papers and edges marbled. Near Fine, staining at edges of end papers, most likely happening during the original marbling process. A lovely, clean and unmarked set, and SCARCE THUS. Henry Lord Brougham (1778-1868)… Read more
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image of The Speeches of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox in the House of Commons. In Six Volumes

The Speeches of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox in the House of Commons. In Six Volumes

by Fox, Charles James

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Published
1815
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,, 1815. Six volumes rebound in later Nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards, black morocco labels with gilt lettering back, plain peach end papers. The small binder's ticket of Lawrence Ridge, Grantham front paste down. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at edges. SCARCE in lovely binding. Charles James Fox (1749-1806) was a contemporary… Read more
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