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image of THE ART OF POETRY: POEMS, PARODIES, INTERVIEWS, ESSAYS, AND OTHER WORK

THE ART OF POETRY: POEMS, PARODIES, INTERVIEWS, ESSAYS, AND OTHER WORK

by Koch, Kenneth

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Published
1999
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Very Good+ binding
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$25.00

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Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999. Soft Cover. Very Good+ binding. 12mo. viii, 214, [2] pp. Second printing, signed and inscribed by Koch on the title page. A bright, clean, trade paperback.
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JOHN CLARE: A BIOGRAPHY

by Bate, Johnathan

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Published
2003
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Very Good+ binding
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$50.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. Octavo. xx, 648, [2] pp. First edition, first printing. Publisher's cloth backed boards in dust jacket. A fresh copy and clean but for a previous owner name on the front free endpaper; dust jacket is only a trifle shelfworn; price intact on the… Read more
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image of MAXIMS IN LAW AND EQUITY, COMPRISING NOY'S MAXIMS, FRANCIS'S MAXIMS, AND BRANCH'S PRINCIPIA GEGIS ET AEQUITATIS, with a Translation of the Latin Maxims, and References to Modern Authorities both British and American

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Richmond: T. W. White, 1824. Full Leather. Poor binding. Octavo. xxviii, 219, [1], 156, 168 pp. Original boards present but detached; spine desiccated and largely perished with crude label; contents are foxed, but it is a fairly solid textblock but for some loose and detached preliminary pages. A binding or reference copy.
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image of A HISTORY OF VIRGINIA CONVENTIONS, with Constitution adopted by Convention of 1867-'68, and Constitution adopted by Convention of 1901-1902 Appended

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Richmond: J. L. Hill Printing, 1902. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. 122, [2], xii, 87 pp. First edition. Publisher's green cloth with title in gold on the spine. Light shelfwear with a faded spot at the top of the spine; bottom corners bumped; Richmond binder's stamp on the front pastedown as is a contemporary owner name; contents… Read more
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image of ROBERT BURTON'S PHILOSOPHASTER with an English Translation of the Same. Together with his Other Minor Writing in Prose and Verse

ROBERT BURTON'S PHILOSOPHASTER with an English Translation of the Same. Together with his Other Minor Writing in Prose and Verse

by Burton, Robert | translated with notes by Paul Jordan-Smith

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Published
1931
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near Very Good binding
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$60.00

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Stanford University Press, 1931. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Octavo. xxii, 283, [1] pp. First edition, thus. As issued, in full cloth with elaborate decoration stamped in gold on the front cover; top edge gilt. Binding is generally tanned, particularly at the spine and perimeter of the rear cover; spine ends and corners are a trifle frayed;… Read more
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THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, Volume 17: 6 July to 3 November 1790

by Jefferson, Thomas | edited by Julian P. Boyd

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Published
(1965)
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Very Good+ binding
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$45.00

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Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1965). Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. Octavo. xxxviii, 677, [3] pp. Third printing. As issued, in gray cloth with spine titled in gold. A clean tight copy with a bit of foxing to the textblock edges; slight musty odor; dust jacket is crisp, but lightly dusty on the front panel.
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HOW TO KNOW THE BUTTERFLIES: A Manual of the Butterflies of the Eastern United States

by Comstock, John Henry and Anna Botsford

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Published
1904
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Very Good binding
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$750.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1904. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. xii, 311 pp., plates. First edition inscribed by Comstock on the half title. As issued in blue cloth with pictorial pastedown on the front cover and spine titled in gold. All 45 color plates with printed tissue guards are present as called for. An indifferent… Read more
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LECTURES ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, FOR THE USE OF THE LAW CLASS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

by Tucker, Henry St. George

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Published
1843
Condition
Good binding
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$450.00

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Richmond: Shepherd and Colin, 1843. Hard Cover. Good binding. 12mo. 242 pp. First edition. In original cloth. Binding is generally worn and soiled; but is solid; previous owner note in ink on the front cover that is difficult to decipher. Contemporary gift inscription in pencil dated 1849 on the front free endpaper from William C. Nash to Thomas… Read more
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image of REPORT OF THE COPY-RIGHT CASE OF WHEATON v. PETERS. DECIDED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. With an Appendix, Containing the Acts of Congress Relating to Copy-Right.

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New York: James Van Norden, 1834. Hard Cover. Fair binding. Quarto. 176 pp., errata. First edition. In publishers paper backed boards with printed paper title label on the spine; untrimmed and unopened. The binding is heavily worn and soiled with only a fragment of the original label remaining; contents are foxed throughout as well as early damp-staining to… Read more
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THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES: A BIOGRAPHY OF CANCER

by Mukherjee, Siddhartha

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Published
2010
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Very Good+ binding
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$100.00

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New York: Scribner, 2010. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. Octavo. xvi, 571 pp. First edition, signed by Mukherjee on the title page. A fresh, bright copy in similarly sharp dust jacket with price intact on the front flap. A very presentable signed, first edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning work.
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MEDICINE IN VIRGINIA IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

by Blanton, Wyndham B.

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Published
1930
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Very Good binding
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$65.00

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Richmond: William Byrd Press, 1930. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. xviii, 337 pp. First edition. As issued in red cloth with title in gold on the spine and front cover. Evidence of moisture to the bottom of both covers which is fairly discreet a little bit of red bleed to the very corners of the… Read more
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image of THE CLASS-BOOK OF ETYMOLOGY, DESIGNED TO PROMOTE PRECISION IN THE USE, AND FACILITATE THE ACQUISITION OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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Philadelphia: E. C. & J. Biddle, 1852. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. 12mo. xxii, [2], 19-284, 58, 9 (adverts) pp. Revised stereotyped edition. As issued, backed in leather with cloth over boards. Some traces of silverfishing to the cloth; spine is a bit rubbed, but the binding is solid; previous owner name on the front pastedown; the… Read more
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image of A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE CRIMINAL LAW; Comprising the Practice, Pleadings, and Evidence, Which Occur in the Course of Criminal Prosecutions, Whether by Indictment or Information..... (Volume II, Parts 1 and 2, only)

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Philadelphia: Isaac Riley, 1819. Full Leather. Poor binding. Octavo. I: xxx, 498; II: [2], 1027 pp. Riley's Edition, lacking Volume 1. In contemporary sheep, heavily worn. Spines are darkened and desiccated, Part II is lacking the volume label and with the title label laid in; worn at the extremities, boards are only tentatively attached. Textblocks are solid; contents… Read more
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image of FORENSIC ELOQUENCE. SKETCHES OF TRIALS IN IRELAND FOR HIGH TREASON, ETC. Including the Speeches of Mr. Curran at Length: Accompanied by Certain Papers Illustrating the History and Present State of that Country.

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Baltimore: G. Douglas, Bookseller, 1804. Full Leather. Good binding. Octavo. viii, 40, 351, [1] pp. First edition. In contemporary marbled sheep. Binding is rough, but solid; front board has been reattached; spine desiccated with some loss; only a fragment of the morocco title label is present; boards worn; contemporary owner name on the front free endpaper; contents are… Read more
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image of REPORTS OF CASES ARGUED AND  DETERMINED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEALS OF VIRGINIA: With Select Cases, Relating Chiefly to Points of Practice, Decided by the Superior Court of Chancery for the Richmond District (4 Volumes, Complete)

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Flatbush, NY: I. Riley, 1809-1811. Full Leather. Fair binding. Octavo. Vol. I: xx, viii, [2], 637; II: xvi, 652; III: xvi, 608; VI: xvi, 592 pp. Second edition, revised and corrected. In contemporary calf with title and volume labels on the spine; additional owner/firm label: “T.A. & W.F. Wickham.” Generally worn set; front boards of Volume II and… Read more
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A THEORY OF SEMIOTICS

by Eco, Umberto

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Published
1977
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Very Good binding
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$35.00

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1977. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Good dust jacket. Octavo. xii, 354 pp. First American edition, third printing. Full cloth binding; a small dark stamp on the top corner of the front free endpaper else clean; dust jacket is rubbed and scuffed, primarily to the front panel and the top of the spine. While known… Read more
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THE APOTHECARY IN COLONIAL VIRGINIA

by Gill, Jr., Harold B.

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Published
1972
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Good binding
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$45.00

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Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972. Hard Cover. Good binding. Octavo. [8], 127 pp. First edition. Full cloth binding. Ex library, with usual library treatments, but stamped “withdrawn from the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library.” A serviceable copy of an uncommon book.
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Oxoniæ: typis Guil. Hall, impensis Rich. Davis, 1662. Full Leather. Good binding. ....Pars prior prolusiones academicas, sive prolixiores exhibet orationes, ad facultatem oratoriam, poëticam, historicamque spectantes: altera paradigmata eloquentiæ brevioris proponit, usui futura imitaturis ad dicendam breviter quacunque de re sententiam, non solum rhetorices studiosis sed & principibus, belli ducibus, legatis atque consiliariis in consessu magnatum apte, breviter… Read more
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THE GREAT GATSBY: A FACSIMILE OF THE MANUSCRIPT

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott | edited and with an introduction by Matthew Bruccoli

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Published
1973
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near Very Good binding
ISBN
9780910972321
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$275.00

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Washington, DC: Microcard Editions Books, 1973. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Quarto. Quarto. xxxvi, [2], 336 pp. Limited Edition, number 588 of 2000. Bound in black buckram with title stamped in silver on the front cover and the spine and housed in publisher issued slipcase. Spine is significantly sunned and slipcase is a trifle rubbed and soiled… Read more
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image of THE RECONSTRUCTION AMENDMENTS' DEBATES: The Legislative History and  Contemporary Debates in Congress on the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

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Richmond: Virginia Commission on Constitutional Government, 1967. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Quarto. [8], 764 pp. First Edition, Thus. As issued, in gray cloth. Light wear to the binding, but a solid copy, all in all. Clean throughout. A remarkable compendium of the debates around these amendments, chonologically arranged. Fully indexed.
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$125.00