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Spreading Germs of Hate

by Viereck, George Sylvester; with a Foreword by Colonel Edward M. House

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Published
1930
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. RARE. With the ownership signature of F. W. Rueckheim, (1846-1937) , German immigrant and entrepreneur who is credited with inventing Cracker Jack, and who became the target of anti-German sentiments in 1917 when he was reported to the Secret Service for insulting the Illinois Militia. He was later cleared of those charges, having established his… Read more
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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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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
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American Edition
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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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The Decline of the Roman Republic. In Five Volumes

by Long, George

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Published
1872
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition
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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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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: Collected and Republished. In Four Volumes

by Carlyle, Thomas

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Published
1866
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Near Fine
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Later Edition
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$600.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1866. Four volumes finely bound in contemporary full vellum with beveled edges, red morocco labels with gilt lettering and black morocco tail labels, marbled end papers with red edges, Near Fine, moderate toning, mainly at end papers, light soiling to vellum. The bookplates of noted New Testament scholar William Sanday, Christ Church to front paste downs.… Read more
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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
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Very Good
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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 Paston Letters 1422-1509 AD. A Reprint of the Edition of 1872-5, which contained upwards of Five Hundred Letters, etc. till then unpublished, to which are now added Others in a Supplement after the Introduction  (Four Volumes)

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Edinburgh: John Grant, 1910. Four volumes in original buckram backed paper boards, tops gilt, frontispiece portraits with tissue guards. Very Good Plus, light soiling and corner bumps/ light wear. end papers uniformly toned. A handsome set, the Edinburgh edition rather uncommon. . Later Edition. Buckram Backed Boards . Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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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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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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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
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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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A History of the Life of Richard Coeur-De-Lion King of England. In Four Volumes

by James, G. P. R.

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Published
1842
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$400.00

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London: Saunders and Otley, 1842. Four volumes in contemporary full polished calf, the backs with gilt decorations and black and red morocco labels, plain grey end papers. Very Good, light rubbing at corners, light soiling to boards, scattered toning. spots at end papers, corner chip to Vol. red label Vol. IV. With the bookplates of Sir Richard Henry Charles Rycroft,… Read more
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Atlas Pittoresque de la France (Four Volumes in Two )

by RECLUS, Onésime

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Published
1924
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Very Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition
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Paris: Société des Atlas Pittoresques ( éditions Attinger ),, 1924. Four volumes bound in two books, in publisher's original red embossed cloth, gilt lettering, marbled end papers. Each book running to 400 pp, 800 pp. per volume. Each page with 3 or 4 black and white photographs, many pages with maps. A massive undertaking, covering every section of France.… Read more
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Old and New London: a Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places. In Six Volumes

by Thornbury, Walter; Walford, Edward

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Published
1889
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Very Good Plus
Edition
New Edition, Revised and Corrected
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$875.00

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London, Paris & New York: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1889. Vols. I - II by Walter Thornbury, Vol. II dated 1889 title page. Vols. III-VI by Edward Walford. Vols I and III-VI undated. Six volumes bound in contemporary half pebbled morocco over marbled boards, black morocco labels with gilt lettering back, marbled end papers, tops gilt, ribbon markers. The bookplates… Read more
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The Works of Cornelius Tacitus. a New Edition, with the Author's Last Corrections. In Eight Volumes

by Cornelius Tacitus; with an Essay on His Life and Genius, Notes, Supplements, &c. by Arthur Murphy , Esq.

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Published
1811
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Very Good Plus
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New Edition
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$2,000.00

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London: Printed for John Stockdale; F.C. & J. Rivington; J. Walker; et al., 1811. SCARCE, this 8 volume edition with maps, and especially so in such lovely condition. Eight volumes in contemporary full polished calf, gilt backs with calf labels, the covers with double gilt rules bordering blind tooled arabesque decorations, marbled end papers and edges. Complete with four fold-out… Read more
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Queens of Old Spain

by Hume, Martin

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Published
1906
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: E. Grant Richards, 1906. Very Good in half blue calf over blue buckram boards, top edge gilt, handmade paper end pages binding stamp signed (London) Times Book Club, light rubbing at tips, foxing to edges and moderate foxing a few pages, errata slip tipped in at start of Book I. Illustrated. The armorial bookplate of Muncaster Castle front paste… Read more
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image of Domesday Book Illustrated: Containing an Account of That Antient Record ; as also, of the tenants in capite or serjanty therein mentioned ; [etc] With ALS from Dr. James Murray (Lexicographer) to  Mr. Shadwell (Charles Lancelot Shadwell)

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London: Printed by John Nicholl, for Edward Brooks, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar,, 1788. With 20th century rebind of quarter cloth with gilt lettering over contemporary marbled boards, end papers replaced, Very Good, the boards worn at corners, light toning, educated marginal notations in pencil scattered throughout. Apparently from the personal library of Dr. Charles Lancelot Shadwell, with one page ALS addressed to… 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 Henry III, King of France and Poland: His Court and Times. From Numerous Unpublished Sources, including MS. Documents in the Bibliotheque Impe´riale, and the Archives of France and Italy, Etc. In Three Volumes

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1888. Three volumes finely bound in contemporary chocolate crushed morocco, gilt lettering and tops, marbled end papers, wide gilt inner dentelles. Near Fine, slight rubbing to morocco at edges, interior quite clean and bright. The American edition quite SCARCE. A heavy set, additional postage will be requested for priority and international orders. Please inquire… Read more
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The Old Régime; Court, Salons, and Theatres. In Two Volumes

by Catherine Charlotte, Lady Jackson

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Published
1880
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1880. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary half polished calf over marbled boards, the backs ornately gilt with two morocco labels, edges and end papers marbled, the armorial bookplates of Harry C. Jenkins to paste downs. Near Fine, small chips to labels, light wear at edges of boards. Each volume with three portrait illustrations. .… Read more
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The History of the French Revolution. In Five Volumes

by Thiers, M. A.; Translated with Notes and Illustrations from the Most Authentic Sources, by Frederick Shoberl

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Published
1838
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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London: Richard Bentley, 1838. Five volumes bound in contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Very Good, light rubbing to morocco and boards, moderate foxing, mainly at end pages, internally clean and bright, small sellers label rear end pages. A handsome set of this classic work on the French Revolution. A heavy set,… Read more
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Memoirs of Madame Du Barri

by By the Translator of "Vidocq' (H. T. Riley)

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Published
1896
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Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$300.00

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London: H. S. Nichols, 1896. One of an unnumbered limited edition of 500 copies. Four volumes in publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering, rules and fleur-de-lys decorations, black end papers. Near Fine, small rubs at tips, scattered light toning at end papers. Translated from the French. Jeanne Bécu Du Barry (1743-1793) was the Louis XV of France. She was… Read more
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