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Native American literature. Introduction by Leslie Marmon Silko

by Lopez (Ken), bookseller

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Published
1994
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Hadley (Massachusetts), 1994     ¶ Only edition of this pioneering catalogue, annotated and priced. Contents: Native American literature: Fiction, poetry, art, items 1-415; Literature with Native American themes by non-native authors, 416-472; Nonfiction, primarily by Native American authors, 473-635.   ||| Collation: 229 x 153 mm: Forty leaves, paginated [1-80] (ie, not paginated). Text continues on lower wrapper recto.  Binding: Pictorial wrappers.  Condition: Fine. … Read more
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Les fabulistes populaires. Illustrés par Bertall [pseud.]

by La Bédollière, Émile de, 1812-1883, editor

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1860
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Paris: Gustave Barba, 1860 ¶ A SCARCE AND VERY VALUABLE COMPILATION comprising 232 moral fables in French verse, selected from the works of 127 fabulists other than La Fontaine and INCLUDING A FABLE ATTRIBUTED TO NAPOLÉON BONAPARTE, said to have been composed by him as a schoolboy at Brienne-le-Château. Each fabulist's work here is prefaced by a short… Read more
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Hamburg, 1999     ¶ Illustrations of twenty-nine manuscripts and miniatures ca 800 - 1560, together with nine printed books 1454/5 - 1552 and three arctic gouaches 1804; including an unrecorded bifolium from one of the oldest extant French manuscripts ca 800, an Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César ca 1370-80, a magnificent Italian Pliny 1446 with zoomorphic initials, an illuminated Gaston Phébus ca 1475, the Rendsburg fragment (130… Read more
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Matthew Arnold's letters: A descriptive checklist

by Arnold, Matthew.) Davis, Arthur Kyle

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Published
1968
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Near fine.
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9781299851931
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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1968 -- ONLY EDITION. Portrait, facsimile, views.. Red cloth, blank dust-jacket. Near fine.. In 6s (233 x 153 mm). Pp. xlv, 429.
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Patti Smith: A bibliography. [By Lawrence R. French and John D. De Gozzaldi]

by Smith, Patti, b. 1946. Bibliography.) French, Lawrence R

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Published
1996
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¶ Only edition of the only work of its kind; comprising descriptions of eighteen books and pamphlets 1972-94 and two forthcoming books, together with a full-page facsimile of an early price-list of Patti Smith publications (New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery Inc, 1978?). Date inferred from text, leaf [7]. A modest production, very scarce: This work was unknown to… Read more
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The art of written forms: The theory and practice of calligraphy

by Anderson, Donald M

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Published
1969
Condition
Near fine.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780306862533
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, inc, 1969 -- First printing (with code "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" on the title verso). Numerous illustrations and facsimiles.. First Edition. Gray cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine./Sunned at the spine. In 16s (265 x 234 mm). Pp. ix, 358.
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Johnson's Dictionary and the language of learning

by De Maria, Robert

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Published
1986
Condition
A fine copy.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780807817131
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Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina press, 1986 -- First printing. Three facsimiles. LCCN 86-004285//r87.. First Edition. Red cloth, dust-jacket. A fine copy.. 228 x 152 mm. Pp. xii, [1], 303.
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Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 1972 ¶ Includes entries for fifty-six dictionaries of Common Germanic, Gothic, Old Icelandic, Old English, Old High German, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Late Latin, Middle High German, Middle Low German, Middle Low German, Early Modern High German, and Modern High German, 1834-1972 (pages 45-51). ||| Collation: In 8s (210 x 146 mm):… Read more
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New York: Longman, 2003   ¶ ONLY EDITION, first printing; comprising some forty-one readings from Johannes Trithemius, Benjamin Franklin, Frederick Douglass, S. L. Clemens, Jorge Luis Borges, Malcolm X, Nicholson Baker, E. D. Hirsch, and others. This copy is SIGNED by the editors.   ||| Collation: 234 x 179 mm: Pp [i-ii] iii-xv [xvi blank], 1-544.  Illustration: Illustrations after Jean-Michel Lengrand (b. 1955) and others, facsimiles.  Binding:… Read more
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George Abbot, archbishop of Canterbury, 1562-1633: A bibliography

by Christophers, Richard A

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Published
1966
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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1966 ¶ ONLY EDITION. Out of print. ||| Collation: In 16s (229 x 151 mm). Pp. xxiv, 212. Binding: Red cloth gilt. Condition: Spine slightly sunned. ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts,… Read more
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Sacrificial bone inscriptions. [By] Haven O'More

by O'More, Haven, 1929-2008

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Published
1987
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Millerton (New York): Stamperia Valdonega (Martino Mardersteig, Verona), for SADEV (The Garden Ltd, Millerton), distributed by Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York), 1987 ¶ First edition, trade issue (600 copies), of the author's first published book, "a handsome production, flush with revealing, if rather disturbing, poetic sentiments" (Basbanes). The text consists of a Preface dated 23/24… Read more
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Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Naukowo-Techniczne, 1968 ¶ ONLY EDITION, one of 2,195 copies. A classified bibliography of 1,084 dictionaries published in communist Eastern Europe (except Albania) and in China; edited by E. Glowacka, Danuta Rymsza-Zalewska, and I. Siedlecka. ||| Collation: In 8s (237 x 170 mm). Pp. xxxii, 166, [1]. Errata-slip tipped in facing page 166. A cumulative… Read more
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Vienna: Verlag Brüder Hollinek, 1959 ¶ ONLY EDITION. Out of print. ||| Collation: In 8s (242 x 172 mm). Pp. xliv, 290. Binding: Publisher's blue cloth, dust-jacket. Provenance: William P. Wreden, bookseller, of Palo Alto, California, with his "Bibliographical Library" bookplate; his sale, Swann, 26-27 September 1990, lot 423, $121. Condition: A fine copy. .
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Berkeley (California), 1989     ¶ Only edition of this useful compendium, comprising some 430 facsimiles of the signatures of 334 composers etc, often dated. Scarce.   ||| Collation: In 16 (279 x 214 mm): Sixteen leaves, paginated [1-32] (ie, not paginated). Photo-offset from typescript original.  Illustration: Facsimiles.  Binding: Pictorial wrappers.  Condition: As new.  Reference: OCLC 21853340. .
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Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann, 1958 ¶ ONLY EDITION of the best and still the standard international bibliography of dictionaries, long out of print. Another copy was sold at auction for $302.50 twelve years ago (1991). ||| Collation: In 8s (273 x 194 mm). Pp. xviii, 496 columns. Binding: Publisher's tan buckram gilt, dust-jacket. Reference: Balay Guide to… Read more
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The medical library of Dr Meyer Friedman

by Friedman, Meyer, MD, 1910-2001

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Published
2001
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New York, 2001 ¶ Only edition of this landmark catalogue: "[In] a charged salesroom, the Medical Library of Dr. Meyer Friedman brought an outstanding $5.8 million, double its high estimate of $2.9 million. The combination of provenance, quality and rarity resulted in frenzied bidding on numerous occasions, driving many prices to multiples of their high estimates. The… Read more
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John Colet and Marsilio Ficino. By Sears Jayne

by Jayne, Sears Reynolds, b. 1920

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Published
1963
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Oxford: Oxford university press, 1963 ¶ FIRST EDITION. 'A study of J. Colet's copy of the Epistolae of Marsilio Ficino, including the original text with a translation of Colet's marginalia and of some correspondence between the two' (LC), together with a Bibliography of John Colet, pages [149]-159. ||| Collation: In 8s (246 x 186 mm): 92… Read more
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New York, 1990     ¶ Only edition of this important catalogue, including -- among other things -- nine books annotated by Alexandre Benois. 348 items, extensively annotated. Priced.  (Ximenes: Rare Books, Inc. Occasional list, no. 90.)   ||| Cover title.  Collation: 236 x 168 mm: Forty-eight leaves, paginated [1-96] (ie, not paginated).  Illustration: Eighteen full-page facsimiles.  Binding: Printed wrappers.  Condition: Fine.  Reference: OCLC 24292919 (MSU, OSU,… Read more
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Vinland's saga recalled. By Laurence C. Witten II

by Witten, Laurence C., d. 1995

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Published
1989
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Offprint from: The Yale University library gazette (New Haven), volume 64, no. 1/2 (October 1989), 1989     Cover title.  Collation: 229 x 147 mm: Fifteen leaves, paginated 10 [10 bis] 11-37 [38].  Illustration: Full-page portrait, one facsimile.  Binding: Printed wrappers, yapp edges.  Condition: Fine.  Provenance: The author, ca 1990, with his printed compliments-slip laid in..
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London &c, 2005     ¶ Boethius ca 1000 ex Cockerell, the only complete Anglo-Saxon manuscript in private hands; Jerome and Bede ca 1100 ex Drury; and Virgil 1459 ex Phillipps, "Probably the finest Renaissance manuscript of any classical text in private hands, and one of the finest manuscripts of Virgil ever made". (Sale 5240, lots 80-82.)   ||| Collation: 270 x 210 mm: Twenty-eight leaves,… Read more
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