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Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849; A Critical Biography

by Pope-Hennessy, Una

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
Later printing
ISBN
9780838309988
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$33.00

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New York, N.Y.: Haskell House Publishers Ltd, 1971. Later printing. Cloth. Fine. Later printing. xii, 343 pages. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth. A bright clean copy. Cloth. A quality reprint of the first edition published in 1934. The text copy is bright and crisp - the images aren't reproduced as well and are "muddy
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Life of Edgar Allan Poe

by Harrison, James A. ; [Poe, Edgar Allan]

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
Later printing
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$17.00

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New York, N.Y.: Haskell House Publishers Ltd, 1970. Later printing. Cloth. Fine. Later printing. viii, 455 pages. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth. A fine copy noting a bit of fading to the spine panel lettering. Cloth. Reprints the original publication from 1903. New old stock from the publisher.
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The Collected Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, Vol I: 1824-1846 WITH Vol II: 1847-1849 ... Third Edition [Two volumes]

by [Poe, Edgar Allan]; Ostrom, John Ward (original editor) ; Pollin, Burton R. ; Savoye, Jeffrey A. (revised, corrected, expanded)

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780877522461
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$105.00

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New York: The Gordian Press, 2008. Cloth. Fine. Two volumes with slipcase. Vol l: xlvii, 614 pages. Vol 2: [10], 617-1325, [2] pages. Both volumes 8vo, in publisher's maroon cloth with nice gilt lettering, in the original publisher's illustrated slipcase. No dust jackets as issued. A new set. A heavy set which will require additional postage. It will… Read more
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The Collected Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, Vol I: 1824-1846 WITH Vol II: 1847-1849 ... Third Edition [Two volumes]

by [Poe, Edgar Allan]; Ostrom, John Ward (original editor) ; Pollin, Burton R. ; Savoye, Jeffrey A. (revised, corrected, expanded)

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780877522461
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$105.00

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New York: The Gordian Press, 2008. Cloth. Fine. Two volumes in slipcase. Vol l: xlvii, 614 pages. Vol 2: [10], 617-1325, [2] pages. Both volumes 8vo, in publisher's maroon cloth with nice gilt lettering, in the original publisher's illustrated slipcase. No dust jackets as issued. A new set. A heavy set which will require additional postage. It will… Read more
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image of Voigtlander and I : In Pursuit of Shadow Catching : A Story of Fifty-Two Years' Companionship with a Camera

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Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Printing & Publishing Co / The Imperial Press, 1902. Cloth. Good. 251, [11-ads] pages. 8vo (6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Tan cloth printed in black. Apparently inscribed by author and daguerrist James F. Ryder on the front flyleaf: "Percival Calverts(?) I am Very Truly Yours" in dark ink. There are some discrepancies between… Read more
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$275.00
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Thirty Years Ago: 1849-1879: Gold Rush Memories of a Daguerreotype Artist

by Dornin, George D. ; Palmquist, Peter E. (editor)

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later printing
ISBN
9781887694001
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$35.00

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Nevada City, CA: Carl Mautz Publishing, 1995. Later printing. Wraps. Near Fine. Later printing. VII, [1], 55, [1] pages. 6 x 9 inches. Pictorial wraps. One of 1000 copies. Wraps. Originally published in 1873, Dornin's "Thirty Years Ago" is reprinted here in celebration of the annual meeting of the Dagguerreian Society Oct 27-29, 1995.
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image of Lettres de Alexandre de Humboldt a Varnhagen von Ense (1827-1838) ... Accompagnees d'extraits du journal de Varnhage et de lettres diverses

Lettres de Alexandre de Humboldt a Varnhagen von Ense (1827-1838) ... Accompagnees d'extraits du journal de Varnhage et de lettres diverses

by de Humboldt, Alexandre

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1860
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Authorized French edition
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$94.00

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Geneve, Paris, Bruxelles: L Held, L. Hachette et Cie, A. Lacroix van Mennen et Cie, 1860. Authorized French edition. Boards. Near Fine. Authorized French edition. XVI, 285 pages. 8vo (5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches) Frontispiece is steel engraving of Humboldt. 1/4 leather over marbled boards w/gilt spine titles. Light overall wear to the binding. Uniformly tanned paper… Read more
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image of Anecdotes of the Blind; by Abram V. Courtney, himself totally blind. With a memoir of the Author, by himself

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Boston, Massachusetts: Printed for the author, 1835. Wraps. Good. 52 pages. 8vo. Lacks original wrappers, later string tie at spine. Covers soiled, clean internally. Some pages with turned corners, occasional spotting. Wraps.
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$220.00
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Journal of the Zeiss Historica Society, Volume 37, Number 1, Spring 2015

by Scott, John T. (editor)

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.00

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Austin, TX: Zeiss Historica Society, 2015. First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. 24 pages. 8 1/4 x 11 inches. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Minor wear to the extremities. A nice clean copy. Wraps. The Zeiss Historica Society was founded by Thomas Schreiner, Charles Barringer, Jr. and (as noted in some of the society's journals) Lawrence J. Gubas. Subcribed… Read more
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The Life and Writings of Charles Dickens: A Memorial Volume ... Containing Personal Recollections, Amusing Anecdotes, Letters and Uncollected Papers By 'Boz,' never before published

by Hammond, R. A. LL.D. ; Burritt, Elihu (introduction)

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later printing
ISBN
9780838316061
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$33.00

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New York, NY: Haskell House Publishers Ltd, 1972. Later printing. Cloth. Near Fine. Later printing. xvi, 426 pages. Publisher's lime green cloth with (sloppy) black title stamping on spine panel. Minor soiling, an apparently unread copy. Cloth. A reprint of the original published in Toronto by A. H. Hovey in 1871. Difficult to find in the original edition,… Read more
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Engraved plate from book and later copy photograph of William Osler

by Osler, WIlliam

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
[ no date ]
Condition
Very Good
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$28.00

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[ no place [: [ no publisher ], [ no date ]. Very Good. 2 items. One 8 x 10 copy photograph on later Kodak paper of William Osler (the same image is shown on the William Osler Medal page on the histmed site). Small marginal edge tear. The second is an image (5 3/4 x 9 1/8… Read more
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Petter Moens Dag-Bok [ Dagbok ]

by Moen, Petter

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1949
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Oslo: J W. Cappelens Forlag, 1949. First Edition. Boards. Good/Good. First Edition. 182, [1] pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Thick pressboard covers with embossed title and author name. Original printed dust jacket. Dj is worn, browned at spine, and with soiling. Text in Norwegian (?). Untrimmed. Boards. The first edition of a biography that describes the… Read more
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Memorial of Samuel Mills Capron, born May 15th, 1832. -- Died Jan. 4th, 1874

by Twichell, J. H. (editor)

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1874
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$44.00

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Hartford, Conn: Privately Published, 1874. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. 120 pages. 5 1/2 x 7 1/2. Publisher's brown cloth with embossed/gilt decorations. Frontispiece is a mounted photograph of Capron. Corners bent, offsetting of the portrait to the title page. Otherwise a bright clean copy with just a few blemishes to the front cover when viewed… Read more
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Journal of the Zeiss Historica Society, Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 2010

by Scott, John T. (editor)

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Published
2010
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Austin, TX: Zeiss Historica Society, 2010. First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. 24 pages. 8 1/4 x 11 inches. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Minor wear to the extremities. A nice clean copy. Wraps. The Zeiss Historica Society was founded by Thomas Schreiner, Charles Barringer, Jr. and (as noted in some of the society's journals) Lawrence J. Gubas. Subcribed… Read more
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Journal of the Zeiss Historica Society, Volume 34, Number 1, Spring 2012

by Scott, John T. (editor)

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
2012
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Austin, TX: Zeiss Historica Society, 2012. First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. 24 pages. 8 1/4 x 11 inches. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Minor wear to the extremities. A nice clean copy. Wraps. The Zeiss Historica Society was founded by Thomas Schreiner, Charles Barringer, Jr. and (as noted in some of the society's journals) Lawrence J. Gubas. Subcribed… Read more
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R B Bate of the Poultry 1782 - 1847 The Life and Times of a Scientific Instrument Maker

by McConnell, Anita

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780952152507
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$83.00

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London: Scientific Instrument Society, 1993. First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. vii, 74 pages. 8vo. (7 x 9 3/4 inches). Printed glossy paper wrappers. Sticker and smudge on front flyleaf. Spine sunned. Lower corner worn. Wraps. A biography of the life and work of Robert Brettell Bate, an 18th-century instrument maker based in London. SIS Monograph Number… Read more
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Reminiscences of Foreign Travel. A Fragment of Autobiography

by Winthrop, Robert C.

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1894
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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[ no place ]: Privately Printed (John Wilson & Son), 1894. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. [4], 104, [1] pages. 8vo. Publisher's cloth gilt. A bright clean copy, noting some spotting to the top page edges. Cloth.
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Familiar Chats with Queens of the Stage

by Dale, Alan [ Cohen, Alfred J. ]

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1890
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$165.00

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New York: G. W. Dillingham, Publisher, 1890. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. viii, [9]-399 pages. 4to. 8 x 9 1/4 inches. Three quarter leather over marbled boards. Page edges and endpapers also marbled. Leather binding rubbed at the extremities, and drying. Front joint started lower few inches. Still a readable copy as long as care is taken… Read more
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The Scientific Work of the Late Spencer Pickering, F. R. S. With a biographical notice by Prof A Harden

by Lowry, Prof T. M. ; Russell, Sir John

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$83.00

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London: The Royal Society, 1927. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. ix, 247 pages. 8vo. Publisher's maroon cloth. Sydney Ross name plate on front pastedown. Lightly faded cloth, corners bumped. A sound copy. Cloth. Recounts much of Pickering's work in Chemistry and Physics as well as the effect of external conditions on the growth of fruit trees.… Read more
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In Memoriam, Horace John Wickham : April 1, 1836 - May 22, 1914

by Wickham, Horace John

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Kuenzig Books, ABAA
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Good
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$55.00

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[ no place ]: Self-published. Boards. Good. [2], 21, [3-last blank] pages (plus frontis and 5 blank leaves in rear). Tree calf with decorative borders. Spine panel coming loose at front joint (hinge holding). Overall wear to extremities of the binding. Bright and clean internally, noting 'withdrawn' stamp on front flyleaf (no other markings). Boards. Wickham was an… Read more
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