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image of Matrix 31 Winter 2012.

Matrix 31 Winter 2012.

by Randle, John (editor).

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2012
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$250.00

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Roy. Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 2012. Roy. 8vo, 144 pp. of which 127 are numbered. Letterpress printed. Tip-ins and fold outs. Set in Bell, Bodoni, Goudy Modern, Arrighi, Romulus, Poliphilus. Fournier and Caslon types. Printed on Somerville Laid & Zerkall mould made paper. Case bound in light boards. Printed dust wrapper. Fine. Prospectus for Matrix 32 and Whittington Press catalogue… Read more
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image of Dante's Inferno. Translations By Twenty Contemporary Poets. Frontispiece by Francesco Clemente. Introduction by James Merrill. Edited by Daniel Halpern. Afterword by Giuseppe Mazzotta.

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Hopewell NJ: Ecco Press 1993. Small folio, xiii, [1], 199, [2] pp. Title-page printed in red and black, original black morocco-backed red linen, gilt lettering direct on spine by Claudia Cohen, top edge a little dusty, faint stain on lower board, internally fine. § First edition, deluxe issue limited to 125 copies. This copy is out of… Read more
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image of Ancient Needs. Illustrated by Alan James Robinson. Foreword by Brian Davies.

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Folio. Northampton: ABCedary Letterpress, 1989. Folio, 35 leaves, including a map of the Magdalen Islands, and 11 aquatint & drypoint etchings in black, blue, & green. Wood engravings in the text. Full limp vellum, window in upper cover frames a wood engraving of a harp seal pup. With a separate suite of the 11 etchings and 5 wood engravings,… Read more
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image of Scripscrapologia; or, Collins's doggerel Dish of All Sorts. Consisting of songs adapted to familiar tunes, and which may be sung without the chaunterpipe of an Italian warbler, or the ravishing accompaniments of Tweedle-Dum or Tweedle-Dee. Particularly those which have been more applauded in the author's once popular performance, call'd The Brush. The gallimanfry garnished with a variety of comic tales, quaint epigrams, whimsical epitaphs, &c. &c.

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12mo. Birmingham: by the Author, 1804. 12mo, xi, [i] 184pp. Engraved portrait, with the half-title. Occasional spotting; expertly rebacked; still an attractive, untrimmed copy in the original drab boards. § First edition of this collection of provincial verse by John Collins (1742-1808), the actor, poet and sometime bookseller who became noted in the last quarter of the 18th… Read more
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image of Logic Made Familiar and Easy: To which is added a compendious system of metaphysics or ontology. Being the Fifth volume of the Circle of the Sciences, &c. Published by the King's Authority. The Third Edition corrected. [with] Rhetoric Made familiar and easy to Young Gentlemen and Ladies, and Illustrated with several beautiful Orations from Demosthenes, Cicero, Sallust, Homer, Shakespeare, Milton, &c. Being the Third volume of the Circle of the Sciences, &c. Published by the King's Authority. The Third edition.

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2 vols. London: Newbery and Carnan, 1769. 2 vols., 16mo, xl, 264; 286, (2, ads)pp. Original quarter green vellum over black coated boards with paper label to spine. Slight wear and rubbing to extremities; else very good, clean copies. § Two from the seven volume series which was an early attempt to introduce children to logic, philosophy, mathematics etc.… Read more
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image of The Common School Journal for the Year 1842. Edited by Horace Mann.

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8vo. Boston: Fowle and Capen, 1842. 8vo, iv, 390pp. Old half calf, marbled boards, binding sound, text quite foxed especially at the front and back. § Volume 4 of this series; this copy inscribed by Horace Mann: : “C. Sumner from Horace Mann 1847”. Later signature of Mary C. Chapman. Horace Mann inscriptions are uncommon and this is a… Read more
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$4,500.00