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cover of Madame de Maintenon, A Memoir

Madame de Maintenon, A Memoir

by Bennett, Walter

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Published
1880
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Purple morocco gilt with Cosway style binding with watercolor portrait under glass, a.e.g., by Root & Son, London
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London, 1880. Extra-illustrated. 365 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Purple morocco gilt with Cosway style binding with watercolor portrait under glass, a.e.g., by Root & Son, London. Extra-illustrated. 365 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.
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cover of New Brunswick 1910 [Album of Photographs documenting a Hunting Trip]

New Brunswick 1910 [Album of Photographs documenting a Hunting Trip]

by Holmes-Tarn, Capt. Harry

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Published
1910
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Navy straight grain morocco album, gilt, marbled endsheets, a.e.g. Printed and bound in London by James Sinclair, Haymarket, 191
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[London, 1910. 38 platinum prints, most captioned in ink. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Navy straight grain morocco album, gilt, marbled endsheets, a.e.g. Printed and bound in London by James Sinclair, Haymarket, 1910. Blue cloth chemise. 38 platinum prints, most captioned in ink. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. HUNTING IN NEW BRUNSWICK. Superb album documenting a hunting expedition by Captain… Read more
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cover of The Hero of the Saskatchewan. Life Among the Ojibway and Cree Indians in Canada ... Reprinted from the Barrie Examiner

The Hero of the Saskatchewan. Life Among the Ojibway and Cree Indians in Canada ... Reprinted from the Barrie Examiner

by McLean, John

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Published
1891
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Original wrappers, spine worn, with few short tears and chips to extremities, few pages of text have short edge-tears, lightly c
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First edition
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Barrie, Ont: The Barrie Examiner Printing and Publishing House, 1891. First edition. Frontispiece portrait. [8], 49, [1, blank]pp. 8vo. Original wrappers, spine worn, with few short tears and chips to extremities, few pages of text have short edge-tears, lightly creased at tip of one corner. First edition. Frontispiece portrait. [8], 49, [1, blank]pp. 8vo. Scarce early biography of… Read more
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Paris: Drouhin; Volland, 1802. With 249 plates engraved by Blanchard, Lemercier, Desmaison, most after Garneray. 5 vols. 4to. Contemporary half leather. Very good, internally clean. A few joints rubbed, spine number labels scuffed. With 249 plates engraved by Blanchard, Lemercier, Desmaison, most after Garneray. 5 vols. 4to. Detailed descriptions of the monuments which became Domaines Nationaux at the… Read more
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cover of The Economic Consequences of the Peace

The Economic Consequences of the Peace

by Keynes, John Maynard

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Published
1919
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Original blue cloth. Near fine. Ownership signature on ffep R.B. Lewis, Dec 1919
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First edition
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London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd, 1919. First edition. [viii], 279, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Near fine. Ownership signature on ffep R.B. Lewis, Dec 1919. First edition. [viii], 279, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "Keynes' Best Book" A book whose prophetic insight into the terms imposed on the Central Powers at the end of World… Read more
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cover of THE RESOLUTIONS, PROPOSED, AND THOSE INTENDED TO BE PROPOSED, AT THE CATHOLIC MEETINGS, HELD IN THE REPOSITORY, STEPHEN'S-GREEN, WITH REMARKS AND OBSERVATIONS

THE RESOLUTIONS, PROPOSED, AND THOSE INTENDED TO BE PROPOSED, AT THE CATHOLIC MEETINGS, HELD IN THE REPOSITORY, STEPHEN'S-GREEN, WITH REMARKS AND OBSERVATIONS

by (Committee Of English Catholics:)

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Published
1806
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Disbound; spine is notched on spine (where once sewn and bound with other volumes), title page and final page are foxed and unev
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Second edition [so stated on title page]
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Dublin: Printed by W. Tyrrell, 1806. Second edition [so stated on title page]. 24pp. 8vo. Disbound; spine is notched on spine (where once sewn and bound with other volumes), title page and final page are foxed and unevenly tanned, with narrow chip (3/8 inch by one and one-half inch) along lower edge of spine (in blank inner margin only),… Read more
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cover of Memoirs of Stephen Burroughs

Memoirs of Stephen Burroughs

by Burroughs, Stephen

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Published
1804
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Modern brown leather-backed red cloth boards. Browning throughout, some foxing, dampstaining, worming and edge tears in vol. I,
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First editions of both volumes
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Hanover, New Hampshire: Benjamin True [Vol. I]; Boston: Printed by E. Lincoln for Caleb Bingham [Vol. II], 1804. First editions of both volumes. [2], vi-vii, [2], 9-296; 202pp. 2 vols. 8vo (Vol. I) and 12mo (Vol. II). Modern brown leather-backed red cloth boards. Browning throughout, some foxing, dampstaining, worming and edge tears in vol. I, R2 in vol. II… Read more
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cover of Memorials of Winchester College, Drawn & Lithographed by Charles W. Radclyffe

Memorials of Winchester College, Drawn & Lithographed by Charles W. Radclyffe

by Radclyffe, Charles W.

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Published
1847
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Contemporary full black polished calf, covers elaborately panelled in gilt, rebacked with the original spine, yellow endpapers,
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Winchester: D. Nutt, 1847. Hand colored pictorial lithographed title, 24 hand colored lithographed plates. Folio. Contemporary full black polished calf, covers elaborately panelled in gilt, rebacked with the original spine, yellow endpapers, gilt edges. Some foxing, heaviest to the title. Hand colored pictorial lithographed title, 24 hand colored lithographed plates. Folio. Surprisingly scarce, the work was originally issued… Read more
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Cursus mathematicus: or, a compleat course of the mathematicks... Now done into English, with additions and corrections by several hands. [Volumes 4 & 5: by J.T. Desaguliers]

by (Binding) Ozanam, [Jacques]

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Published
1712
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Contemporary half vellum from scraps, with marbled paper panels on boards. Bookplate of George Craster
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First edition in English
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London, 1712. First edition in English. 205 engraved plates. [6], x, 288; [24], 92, 156, [284]; [16], 215, [1 (blank)], [14], 204, [8]; [30], 185, [7], 72, [8]; [16], 166, [18], 131, [11]pp., half-title in volume 1. 5 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half vellum from scraps, with marbled paper panels on boards. Bookplate of George Craster. First edition in… Read more
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The Private Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre

by (Marie Antoinette) Campan, J.L.H.

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Published
1883
Condition
Bound in full purple morocco, a.e.g., by Bayntun, Bath. Each volume with a Cosway style portrait under glass on upper cover
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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1883. Extra-illustrated with 163 plates. 4 vols. 8vo. Bound in full purple morocco, a.e.g., by Bayntun, Bath. Each volume with a Cosway style portrait under glass on upper cover. Extra-illustrated with 163 plates. 4 vols. 8vo. Superb Cosway Binding. Volume I has a portrait miniature of Marie Antoinette; Volume II has a portrait… Read more
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British Costume 1815-1821 [spine title] taken from La Belle Assemblée

by (Costume)

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Published
nd
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Bound in full blue morocco, with five Cosway style watercolor miniatures under glass on the upper cover, by Riviere & Son. Bookp
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np, nd. 92 hand-colored plates of female costume. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full blue morocco, with five Cosway style watercolor miniatures under glass on the upper cover, by Riviere & Son. Bookplate of Phoebe Boyle. 92 hand-colored plates of female costume. 1 vols. 8vo. PHOEBE BOYLE'S COPY.
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cover of Purchas His Pilgrimage. Or Relations of the World and the Religions Observed in All Ages and Places Discouvered ... in Four Parts

Purchas His Pilgrimage. Or Relations of the World and the Religions Observed in All Ages and Places Discouvered ... in Four Parts

by Purchas, Samuel

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Published
1613
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Full contemporary calf with central gilt arabesque ornament on upper cover. Rebacked, recased, minor staining and soling to titl
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First edition
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London: William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1613. First edition. Numerous woodcut initials and ornaments. [28], 752, [20]pp Lacks terminal blank. Three preliminary leaves bound out of order preceding Aa. 1 vols. Folio. Full contemporary calf with central gilt arabesque ornament on upper cover. Rebacked, recased, minor staining and soling to title and first few leaves, covers detached. Inked ownership… Read more
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cover of The Art of Perfumery and The Methods of Obtaining The Odors of Plants, The Growth and General Flower Farm System of Raising Fragrant Herbs With Instructions For The Manufacture of Perfumes for The Handkerchief, Scented Powders,Odorous Vingars and salts, Snuff, Dentifrices, Cosmetics, Perfumed Soaps, etc to which is addeds an Appendix on preparing Artificial Fruit-Essences, etc.

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Philadelphia: Lindasay & Blakiston, 1867. Second American from the Third London Edition. xvi, [13]-401pp. 8vo. Original green cloth. About fine. Second American from the Third London Edition. xvi, [13]-401pp. 8vo.
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cover of Official Railway & Steamboat Traveller's Guide, with General Information for Tourists in Japan

Official Railway & Steamboat Traveller's Guide, with General Information for Tourists in Japan

by (Japan)

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Published
1889
Condition
Publisher's printed green card wrappers. Provenance: Miss N.J. Borden (with her ticket for a reserved seat aboard the SS Omimaru
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Yokahama: Printed and published at the Office of the "Japan Gazette, 1889. 2 folding maps in rear pocket. , [9 ads (including ad mounted on front pastedown)], [6], [2]-78, [1], [22, ads]pp. With 13 trade cards for Japanese art or curio dealers, as well as other merchants and trades, laid in. 8vo. Publisher's printed green card wrappers. Provenance: Miss… Read more
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cover of The Burns Country

The Burns Country

by Dougall, Charles S.

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Published
1904
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Three quarters brown morocco by Stikeman and Co., spine gilt. Booklabel of Henry Clay Frick
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First edition
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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1904. First edition. 50 plates, folding map. 8vo. Three quarters brown morocco by Stikeman and Co., spine gilt. Booklabel of Henry Clay Frick. First edition. 50 plates, folding map. 8vo. HENRY CLAY FRICK'S COPY.
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by Sassoon, Siegfried

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Published
1919
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Brown boards, slightly rubbed, head nicked
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First edition, one of 200 copies. Signed by the Author
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[Cambridge: Privately Printed for the author by J.B. Peace, at the University Press, Cambridge, 1919. First edition, one of 200 copies. Signed by the Author. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. Brown boards, slightly rubbed, head nicked. First edition, one of 200 copies. Signed by the Author. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. To Lady Ottoline Morrell. With an autograph inscription on… Read more
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cover of Pen and Pencil Sketches, being the Journal of a Tour in India

Pen and Pencil Sketches, being the Journal of a Tour in India

by Mundy, Captain [Godfrey Charles]

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Published
1832
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Contemporary three-quarters gilt-ruled morocco over marbled boards, the spines each in six compartments separated by five raised
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First edition
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London: John Murray, 1832. First edition. Folding map with hand color in outline, frontispieces, 14 plates. [xv], 381; viii, 376 pp.;. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary three-quarters gilt-ruled morocco over marbled boards, the spines each in six compartments separated by five raised bands, gilt lettered in two. About fine. Booklabel of Kimbolton Catle. First edition. Folding map with hand… Read more
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... Twenty four views taken in St Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, Abyssinia & Egypt .

by Salt, Henry

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Published
1822
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Contemporary half calf and marbled paper boards, large morocco label on the upper cover, spine gilt. Minor foxing to a few plate
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First edition, later issue
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London: William Miller, 1822. First edition, later issue. Hand-colored aquatint dedication/title, and 24 hand colored aquatint plates by D. Havell, J. Hill and J. Bluck, supervised by Robert Havell, after Henry Salt, on thick Whatman paper watermarked 1822. Interleaved throughout with blanks. Without the separately-issued octavo text, as usual. Elephant folio. Contemporary half calf and marbled paper boards, large… Read more
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Switzerland illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work by W. H. Bartlett

by Beattie, William (1793-1875)

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Published
1836
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Bound in full contemporary purple morocco, a.e.g. Fine
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First edition
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London: George Virtue, 1836. First edition. Engraved titles in each volume (a little foxed), 106 steel-engraved plates (very clean) after Bartlett, fold. lithographic map of Switzerland at back of Vol. II. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in full contemporary purple morocco, a.e.g. Fine. First edition. Engraved titles in each volume (a little foxed), 106 steel-engraved plates (very clean) after… Read more
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Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries

by Coxe, William (1748-1828)

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Published
1785
Condition
Period tree calf, yellow edges, red and green leather title labels, hinged neatly repaired, generally a clean copy internally. B
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Second edition
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London: printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, 1785. Second edition. x, 532 pp., with 4 folding maps and six plates; vi, 676 pp., with 8 maps, 4 plates and 3 vignettes. 4to 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches (27 x 21.5 cm). Period tree calf, yellow edges, red and green leather title labels, hinged neatly repaired, generally a… Read more
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