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image of PANORAMA OF THE OLD WORLD AND THE NEW. Comprising a View of the Present State of the Nations of the World, Their Manners, Customs, and Peculiarities, and Their Political, Moral, Social, and Industrial Condition. Interspersed with Historical Sketches and Anecdotes

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Boston: L.P. Crown; Philadelphia: J.W. Bradley, 1854 (c.r. 1853). 616 pages, plus 23 hand-colored plates (including frontispiece) and an extra, hand-colored title page. Numerous additional illustrations, many full-page, printed with the text. Original full calf with gilt lettering and pictorial stamping on the spin, ornately embossed covers, and marbled endpapers. 23 x 16 cm. Penny-sized chip to base of… Read more
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$90.00
image of AMERICAN NOTES FOR GENERAL CIRCULATION

AMERICAN NOTES FOR GENERAL CIRCULATION

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1842
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$150.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1842. 8vo. 92 pages, plus [4] pages terminal ads. Text in two columns. Original printed wraps. 24 x 15 cm. Chip to dedication/contents leaf with loss of two words in table of contents ("System" in "Lowell and its Factory System" and the word "to" on another line), else fair only. Both wraps detached, creased,… Read more
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image of THE REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT GENERAL TO THE 25TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY, 1918. Louisville, Kentucky, November 12-16. [Cover title.]

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Charleston, S.C.: Walker, Evans, & Cogswell, [1918]. 20 pages. Original printed wraps. 23 x 15 cm. Faint soiling and toning to wraps, still a very good copy. FIRST EDITION. In addition to the usual concerns of the U.D.C. (funding for monuments, care of veterans, publication of the "Confederate Veteran," etc.), this report discusses the organization's efforts to aid U.S.… Read more
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$75.00
image of DIE HOLZMÖBEL DER SAMMLUNG FIGDOR. [At head of title page:] Separatabdruck aus "Kunst und Kunsthandwerk," Jahrgang X

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Wien [Viena]: Artaria & Co., 1907. Quarto. [2], 122 pages. Illustrated from photographs throughout. Original three-quarter red morocco over marble-paper covered boards with gilt title on the front cover, raised bands, and marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. The binding, signed "A[lbert] Günther, Wien," is identical to another seen on the market and is presumed to be an edition binding.… Read more
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$110.00
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THE HELLENIAN '94

by [University of North Carolina. Fraternities.]

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Published
[1894]
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$275.00

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[Chapel Hill]: Published by the Fraternities at U.N.C., [printed by E.A. Wright, Philadelphia,1894]. 133 pages, plus sixteen full-page group portraits from photographs, one full-page steel-engraved portrait, and six engraved plates depicting fraternity arms, emblems, etc. [1] page errata at front; [2] pp. printer's ads inserted after p. 124. Original blue cloth stamped in dark blue and gold on the… Read more
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image of GREEN PEAS, PICKED FROM THE PATCH OF INVISIBLE GREEN, ESQ. Illustrated by John McLenan

GREEN PEAS, PICKED FROM THE PATCH OF INVISIBLE GREEN, ESQ. Illustrated by John McLenan

by [Crippen, William G.], Invisible Green [pseud.]; John McLenan, illus.

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Published
[1856]
Edition
First edition
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$55.00

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New York and Cincinnati: Livermore & Rudd; Moore, Wilstach, Keys, & Overend, [1856]. First edition. New York: Livermore & Rudd; Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys, & Overend, [printed by William Overend, Cincinnati, c.r. 1856]. 12mo. 311 pages. [10] pages publisher's illustrated ads (Livermore & Rudd) including a full-page ad for the present work. Illustrated with title page vignette and woodcuts… Read more
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CHIMES

by Herrick, Robert

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Published
1926
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$110.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1926. [4], 310 pages. Original dark green cloth lettered in gilt. 19.5 x 14 cm. Very good plus in about very good dust jacket. A little wear to spine ends, slight bump to the center of the spine, still a nice, bright copy. The jacket is chipped on the ends of the spine panel (up to… Read more
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$110.00
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INSANE AND FEEBLE-MINDED IN INSTITUTIONS, 1910

by [Hill, Joseph Adna and Lewis Meriam]; Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Wm. J. Harris, director

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Published
1914
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$80.00

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Washington, [D.C.]: Government Printing Office (GPO), 1914. 217 pages. Maps and diagrams printed with the text. Contemporary half red morocco over beveled boards with gilt spine lettering, raised bands, and marbled endpapers. 29.5 x 23.5 cm. Ex-library with modest signs: faint impression of tiny removed call number at the base of the spine, small discard stamp on the front… Read more
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image of THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND, from the Accession of James the Second. [Four volumes in two, complete. Cheltenham College Prize Binding.]

THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND, from the Accession of James the Second. [Four volumes in two, complete. Cheltenham College Prize Binding.]

by Macaulay, [Thomas Babington]; [Thomas William Jex-Blake, signed]

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Published
1869
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$100.00

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London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1869. Four volumes in two. xxiii, 359 and viii, 391 pages. Text in double columns. Cheltenham College prize binding of full dark blue calf with raised bands and red leather labels on spine, gilt spine decorations, and gilt centerpiece on each cover depicting the college; marbled endpapers and all edges marbled; prize certificate on front… Read more
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$100.00
image of HECK THOMAS, FRONTIER MARSHAL.  THE STORY OF A REAL GUNFIGHTER

HECK THOMAS, FRONTIER MARSHAL. THE STORY OF A REAL GUNFIGHTER

by Shirley, Glenn

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Published
[1962]
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$40.00

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Philadelphia and N.Y.: Chilton Co., [1962]. 231 pages, plus eight double-sided plates reproducing historic photographs. Original cloth. 21 x 14 cm. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Spine panel of the jacket is a bit rubbed and sun-faded and has minuscule tears at the head. FIRST EDITION. Legendary lawman, Henry Andrew "Heck" Thomas (1850-1912),… Read more
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image of THE CONSTITUTION OF ENGLAND; OR AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH GOVERNMENT; in which it is Compared Both with the Republican Form of Government, and the Other Monarchies in Europe

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London: G. Wilkie, J. Cuthell, J. Stockdale, [et al.], 1816. 8vo. Leaves 21 x 13 cm. [2], xxviii, 554 pages, plus frontispiece portrait of the author. Indexes to the text and the editor's footnotes. Contemporary quarter calf with raised bands and gilt spine decorations over marbled boards with calf tips. Light wear to extremities; rubbing and a few scuffs… Read more
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$85.00
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THE GIRL EVERYBODY KNEW. With Drawings by Eldon Kelley

by Farrell, James; Eldon Kelley, [illus.]

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Published
1928
Edition
First edition
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$115.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. [6], 182, [1] pages, plus color frontispiece. Nine drawings printed with the text. Original patterned paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine and tips, lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers. 20 x 13.5 cm. Very good in fair to good, price-clipped dust jacket. Light rubbing to extremities; a little tanning near the edges… Read more
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image of MEMOIRS OF SIMON BOLIVAR, PRESIDENT LIBERATOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF COLUMBIA; and of His Principal Generals; Secret History of the Revolution, and the Events which Preceded it, from 1807 to the Present Time. With an Introduction, Containing an Account of the Statistics, and the Present Situation of said Republic; Education, Character, Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants.

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Boston: S.G. Goodrich, [Waitt & Dow Printers], 1829. 8vo. Leaves measure approx. 23 x 13.5 cm. 383 pages. Contemporary full sheep decorated in gilt on the spine; all edges stained yellow. Very good. Spine ends and joints rubbed; corners worn; light scuffing to the covers; edges soiled. Light scattered foxing; several leaves with corner creases. FIRST EDITION. Precedes the… Read more
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$175.00
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ZEBRAS OF THE WORLD, DISUNITE! [Cover title]

by Fishwick, Marshall W.

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Published
[circa 1966]
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$65.00

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Wilmington, Delaware: The Wemyss Foundation, [circa 1966. Date mentioned in the text]. 10 pages. Original printed wraps. 23 x 15 cm. Very good plus. Minor soiling to wraps. FIRST EDITION. An essay on social conformity, the impact of technology, and cultural change in post-war America. Fishwick writes: "Once upon a time every man was a tiger. He roamed the… Read more
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image of THE SWAMPS. A RECORD OF PIONEER DAYS IN THE MIDDLE WEST

THE SWAMPS. A RECORD OF PIONEER DAYS IN THE MIDDLE WEST

by Roush, Sigel

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Published
1929
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$175.00

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Strasburg, Va.: Printed [for the author] by Shenandoah Publishing House, 1929. 321 pages. Original orange cloth lettered in black. 20 x 13.5 cm. Very good. Spine a little sunned, light wear to the base of the spine, faint soiling and a few tiny spots to the cloth. Slightly over-opened between the front flyleaf and the title, but sound. FIRST… Read more
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image of EPISTLES, ELEGANT, FAMILIAR, & INSTRUCTIVE, SELECTED FROM THE BEST WRITERS, ANCIENT AS WELL AS MODERN; INTENDED FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF YOUNG PERSONS, AND FOR GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT.

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London: Rivingtons, Longman, Law, [et al.], 1791. 8vo. Leaves: 23 x 14.5 cm. [2], iv, [12], 776 pages. Engraved title page with vignette. Text printed in double columns. Contemporary full flame calf with red leather spine labels, gilt decorations and fillets on spine, and gilt borders on covers; marbled endpapers. Both joints are cracked, but the hinges are intact… Read more
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BEAUTIFUL MEXICO. Its Story, Legends, and Scenic Charm

by Quinn, [Elizabeth] Vernon; [Hugo Brehme, photographer]

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Published
1924
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1924. xviii, 398 pages, plus color frontispiece and 19 double-sided plates, all from photographs. One full-page map printed with the text. Original dark green ribbed cloth lettered in gilt with a mounted color plate on the front cover. 22 x 15 cm. Very good plus in good plus dust jacket. The rear hinge is… Read more
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image of KING JOHN OF JINGALO. THE STORY OF A MONARCH IN DIFFICULTIES

KING JOHN OF JINGALO. THE STORY OF A MONARCH IN DIFFICULTIES

by Housman, Laurence

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Published
1912
Edition
First American edition
Item Price
$120.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1912. iii, 377 pages, plus [6] pages publisher's ads. Original green cloth lettered and decorated in orange. 19.5 x 13 cm. Minuscule nick to the head of the spine and a bit of dust soiling to the top edge, still a bright, near fine copy. The scarce dust jacket is present but missing… Read more
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image of CÉRÉMONIES FRANCO-AMÉRICAINES. REMERCIEMENTS . . . HABITANTS DE LUXEUIL! . . . DE TOUT COUER, À TOUS: MERCI!

CÉRÉMONIES FRANCO-AMÉRICAINES. REMERCIEMENTS . . . HABITANTS DE LUXEUIL! . . . DE TOUT COUER, À TOUS: MERCI!

by Comité d'Organisation; Stanley H. Ford, Paul Rockwell, Capt. Nazare-Aga, Maurice de Barneville, and M. Ovington, [all quoted]

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Published
[circa early 1930's]
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$150.00

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Luxeuil: M. Patteguy, [circa early 1930s]. Broadside measuring 112 x 76 cm (44 x 30”). Printed on two sheets of roughly equal size, one coated blue-gray, the other coated red, pasted together as issued. Folded with three vertical and seven horizontal creases, and in want of professional flattening. Else good. Small chips and tears at several of the intersections… Read more
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image of A CORNER OF CATHAY. STUDIES FROM LIFE AMONG THE CHINESE. Illustrated by Artists in the Celebrated School of Go Leng, at Swatow, China. [Inscribed by the Author and with Personalized Ephemera Tipped-in.]

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New York: Macmillan and Co., [printed by the Norwood Press, Boston], 1894. xi, 286 pages, plus 12 color plates (including frontispiece). Original red cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt; top edge gilt. 19.5 x 15.5 cm. Base of the spine chipped with slight impact on publisher's name; head of the spine chipped to the headband; cloth faded and moderately soiled;… Read more
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$225.00