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image of AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CAMPAIGN IN THE NETHERLANDS, IN 1815, UNDER HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON, AND MARSHAL PRINCE BLUCHER, COMPRISING THE BATTLES OF LIGNY, QUATRE BRAS, AND WATERLOO; with a Detailed Narrative of the Political Events Connected....

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London: Henry Colburn, 1817. Half Leather. Fair binding. Quarto. xx, 368 pp, color plates. First edition. Backed in crushed morocco with corners and marbled paper over boards. Boards detached, spine is detached but present. Containing 27 of 28 plates and with both maps; lacking one plate ("The ruins of the village of Ligny"), else complete. This copy contains… Read more
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$800.00
image of Advertising Poster] IN THE BLACK CHAPEL, A SEALED STONE.... Published on the Occasion of the Exhibition Illustrations to Ted Hughes Poems at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 12 September until 28 October 1979.

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Victoria and Albert Museum | Leonard Baskin printed by UDO Litho Ltd., 1979. Poster. 30" x 20". There was a signed, limited edition; this is from an unsigned, unlimited edition. Some wear to the edges and light creasing; an copy in indifferent condition. Nevertheless, a striking poster produced by two giants in their arts. The V&A Museum has a… Read more
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$125.00
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TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION

by Poe, Edgar Allan | illustrated by Harry Clarke

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$125.00

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New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1935. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding/Poor dust jacket. Quarto. 413 pp., plates. Reprint. Black cloth with pictorial label on the front cover and spine titled in gold; some silverfishing to both joints; evidence of moisture exposure--faint tidelines to the top marginal corner of the first 30 pages and rippling and occasional tidelines… Read more
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$125.00
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GEORGE WASHINGTON

by d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$30.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1936. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Good dust jacket. Folio. Early reprint, the year of publication. Publisher's cloth-backed, pictorial boards in dust jacket. The binding is remarkably bright with a few spots of silverfishing; previous owner name, otherwise, the contents are clean; dust jacket is chipped and rubbed with sporadic silverfishing; $2.00… Read more
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THE VISION: OR HELL, PURGATORY, & PARADISE OF DANTE ALIGHIERI

by Alighieri, Dante | translated by Henry Francis Cary; engravings by Gustave Dore

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
c. 1890
Condition
Good binding
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$125.00

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New York: Hurst & Co., c. 1890. Hard Cover. Good binding. Octavo. 600 pp., 136 plates. Reprint. In publisher's embossed cloth. Binding is somewhat darkened at the spine with fraying at the spine ends and corners; endpapers are separated at the hinges but the hinges are holding; the paper is fairly brittle and a few leaves have closed… Read more
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$125.00
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THE LORD OF THE ISLES

by Scott, Sir Walter | illustrated with engravings by Birket Foster and John Gilbert

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good binding
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$95.00

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Company, 1860. Full Leather. Very Good binding. Octavo. [6], 367 pp., frontis, engraved title. Full leather with heavy blind embossed boards and gold stamped floriated centerpiece, all edges gilt. A lovely copy with light rubbing to the extremities; the book is bright and presents very well; contemporary gift inscription on the first blank… Read more
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$95.00
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THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS

by Timlin, William M.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
(1923)
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$1,500.00

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London: George G. Harrap & Co, (1923). Vellum Binding. near Very Good binding. Folio. 96 leaves. First and only edition, one of 2000 copies. As issued, backed in cream parchment with gray paper boards; gilt title vignette stamped to the spine and title stamped in dark gray on the front board. A fairly nice copy of a notable… Read more
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$1,500.00
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THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER; THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER

by Chaucer, Geoffrey | illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones, designed by William Morris, afterword by William Peterson

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Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$450.00

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London: Folio Society, 2008. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Folio, 17" x 12" x 3". [4 (blank)], iv, 559 pp. Full-sized facsimile. As issued in brick buckram with gilt stamping on the front board and spine with a design after William Morris; the laid paper is purpose made at… Read more
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$450.00
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THE TAIN, Translated from the Irish Tain Bo Cuailnge

by Kinsella, Thomas (translator); illustrations by Louis Le Brocquy

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$850.00

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Ireland: Dolmen Editions IX, 1969. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/near Very Good dust jacket. Quarto. vi, 294, [2] pp., plates. Limited edition, one of 1750 copies, this present copy being one 750 for sale in the United State. As issued, in black cloth with dust jacket and printed paper slipcase. Top corner of the front board is bumped,… Read more
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$850.00
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ULYSSES

by Joyce, James | illustrations by Jonathan Talbot

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$150.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2012. Full Leather. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. [8], 732 pp. As issued, in teal leather with elaborate gold-stamped illustration of 7 Eccles Street; all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker; Collector's Notes laid in. A very nice copy with some very minor scuffing to the gilt edges.
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$150.00
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THE WEE MEN OF BALLYWOODEN

by Mason, Arthur | Robert Lawson

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$15.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1952. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. [8], 214, [2] pp. First Viking Press edition. Full cloth binding with title and decoration stamped in blue; pictorial endpapers, four full page illustrations, head-pieces and other in-text illustrations by Lawson. A remarkably bright, square copy, lacking dust jacket.
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Vale Press] POEMS FROM WORDSWORTH

by Wordsworth, William | edited and illustrated by T. Sturge Moore

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1902
Condition
Very Good binding
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$250.00

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London: Vale Press | Hacon & Ricketts printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1902. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Demy octavo. clxxxiii, [3] pp. Limited Edition, one of 310 copies. Bound as issued in full white buckram with title stamped in gold on the spine; printed in black in the Vale font with 6 illustrations designed and engraved by… Read more
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Vale Press] DE CUPIDINIS ET PSYCHES, AMORIBUS FABULA ANILIS

by Apuleius, Lucius | edited by C. I. Holmes; illustrated by Charles Ricketts

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1901
Condition
Good binding
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$750.00

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London: Vale Press | Hacon & Ricketts printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1901. Hard Cover. Good binding. Demy Octavo. xxx, [1 (colophon)], [1 (blank)] pp. Limited Edition, one of 310 copies. As issued in holland backed boards with printed title label on the front board. Text is printed in black in the Vale font; full-page border and 10-line… Read more
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$750.00
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DENSLOW'S ONE RING CIRCUS AND OTHER STORIES

by Denslow, W. W.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1903
Condition
Good binding
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$95.00

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Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., 1903. Hard Cover. Good binding. Quarto. [76] pp. First edition. As issued, in brick cloth stamped in black on the front cover and spine with pictorial pastedown on the fornt cover. Spine ends and corners worn with some fraying; textblock is shaken but holding and remains clean; one dog-eared corner has a… Read more
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JUST FOR FUN

by Whitman, Ruth Hamilton

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good binding
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$25.00

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Baltimore: Privately published | printed by H. G. Roebuck & Son, 1947. Comb Binding. Very Good binding. 7.25" x 5.5". 56 pp. First Edition, signed by Whitman. A fairly charming collection of childlike verse with Whitman's illustrations. Includes a contemporary addressed envelope.
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OLD VIRGINIA IN BLOCK PRINTS

by Smith, Charles W. | introduction by John W. Rixey Smith

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good binding
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$100.00

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Richmond: Dale Press, 1929. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Folio. [16], 19 (woodcuts), [1]. Signed, limited edition, number 136/1000. Backed in cloth with woodcut-illustrated paper over the boards. A fairly good copy with some staining to the gutter of the endpaper, else clean. Previous owner name on the front pastedown; a bit of chipping to the paper at… Read more
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image of GRAVETYE MANOR, OR TWENTY YEARS' WORK ROUND AN OLD MANOR HOUSE

GRAVETYE MANOR, OR TWENTY YEARS' WORK ROUND AN OLD MANOR HOUSE

by Robinson, William | introduction by Graham Stuart Thomas

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$100.00

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New York: A Ngaere Macray Book | Sagapress, 1984. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Folio. xxx, 159 pp. Facsimile Reprint, a limited edition of 1984 copies, this copy is out of series. Full cloth binding. A very nice copy with just a few small stains on the rear board; contents are clean, though it has a light musty… Read more
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ALL THE TALES OF SHAKESPEARE (2 Volumes)

by Shakespeare, William] Lamb, Charles and Mary & H. S. Morris

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
c.1913
Condition
Very Good binding
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$95.00

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company | printed by the Ballantyne Press, c.1913. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. viii, 292; x, 292 pp., plates. As issued, in elaborately decorative cloth. Light shelfwear, only, including some very light silverfishing to the covers of Volume II. Contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper over both volumes. A very attractive… Read more
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THE BANG BOOK (Jargon 69)

by Meyer, Thomas | illustrated by John Furnival

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$50.00

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The Jargon Society, 1971. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. John Furnival. Small quarto. [48] pp. First Edition, signed by Meyers on the title page. Full cloth binding with pictorial dust jacket and printed mylar cover. A very nice copy with light wear and both parts of the dust jacket are present and sharp.
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DENSLOW'S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

by Moore, Clement C. | illustrated by William Wallace Denslow

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
c.1915
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$125.00

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Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., c.1915. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Octavo. [32] pp. Reprint. As issued, in brown, pebbled cloth with pictorial pastedown on the front cover. Pastedown is abraded with some loss and has been neatly colored to somewhat obscure the loss. Covers are rubbed at the extremities. The textblock comprises a single section… Read more
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