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London: William Bent, 1787. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 384 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in quarter tan calf, with marbled paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed, and the boards show some normal scuffs. Raised bands on the spine. A little chipping at the headcap. Prior owner's signature "T.… Read more
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$300.00
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New York: Samuel S. and William Wood, 1854. Hardcover. Fair. 16mo. 144 pages. A small book measuring 6 inches tall by nearly 4 inches wide. Hardcover quarter bound in brown leather with printed paper-covered boards. The binding is heavily rubbed, especially at fore-edge of boards, and corners. There is a small ring mark… Read more
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$27.50
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London: Edward Moxon and Co./ C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1865. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 12mos. Variously paginated. Small books measuring 6 3/4 inches tall by just over 4 1/4 inches wide. Hardcovers bound in full green morocco leather with rules in gilt. All edges gilt. Raised… Read more
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$250.00
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How America Eats. (AMSCO Leather Binding)

by Paddleford, Clementine

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to. 495 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in flexible brown leather with cover designs in gilt. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. A nice copy. Contains several illustrations. The binding… Read more
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Cakes and Ale (Two Volumes)

by Jerrold, Douglas

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Published
1842
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$200.00

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London: How and Parsons, 1842. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. George Cruikshank. 12mos. 322, (2), 315 pages. Two volume set. Hardcovers rebound in full red leather by Riviere. Signed "Bound by Riviere" in type on the verso of the front flyleaves. The cloth from the original bindings is pasted onto the rear flyleaves… Read more
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Iside. ["Isis"]

by Prati, Giovanni

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$40.00

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Roma (Rome): Typographia del Senato, 1878. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. 390 pages. Hardcover bound in full red leather with cover designs embossed in blind and with spine title and designs in gilt. Moderate wear to the binding. The binding is generally quite sound and attractive, but there is a… Read more
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New York: J. Emory and B. Waugh / J. Collord, Printer, 1830. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo. 211 pages. Hardcover bound in original full leather. The binding is worn and bumped but quite sound. The text is foxed and stained. The endpapers have numerous notations and early inscriptions. The front pastedown and flyleaf… Read more
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$150.00
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Arithmetic on the Productive System Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks Stereotype Edition

by Smith, Roswell C.

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Published
1844
Condition
Very Good
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$30.00

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Rochester: William Alling, 1844. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo. 311 pages. Hardcover quarter bound in black leather with blue paper covered boards. The binding shows moderate wear. There is a wormhole on the leather near headcap, but overall a sturdy copy. Title in gilt on spine. Endpapers are foxed. Text is toned, with foxing… Read more
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image of Le Plutarque de la Jeunesse, Ou Abrege des Vies des Plus Grands Hommes de Toutes les Nations, Depuis les Temps les plus Recules Jus qu'a nos jours;Au nombre de plus de 200, et ornees de leurs Portraits.  Ouvrage Elementaire, Propre a elever l'ame des jeunes gens, et a leur inspirer les vertus utiles a la societe; Tome Quatrieme  (Volume 4 Only)

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Paris: Chez Le Prieur, 1803. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 12mo. 448 pages. A small book measuring 6 3/4 inches tall by 4 1/8 inches wide. Hardcover in full brown mottled calf leather with gilt tooling on the spine. Dual black leather labels also on the spine. the… Read more
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image of The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure Containing News, Letters, Debates, Poetry, Music, Biography, History, Geography, Voyages, Criticism, Translations, Philosophy, Mathematics, Husbandry, Gardening, Cooking, Chemistry, Mechanics, Trade, Navigation, Architecture and other Arts and Sciences ...  Vol. LXXVIII (1786).  [With 14 of 15 Copperplate Engravings]

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London: William Bent, 1786. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 384 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in quarter tan calf, with marbled paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed, and the boards show some normal scuffs. Raised bands on the spine. Prior owner's signature "T. Smith / 1788" on the front… Read more
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$275.00
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The Story of Books

by Rawlings, Gertrude Burford

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Published
1909
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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New York: The University Society, Inc., 1909. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 160 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in quarter leather with olive green cloth-covered boards. Binding is now covered in clear removable mylar for protection. Moderate wear to the binding. The leather spine is a bit rubbed. The cloth-covered boards show light wear. … Read more
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Abbotsford And Newstead Abbey

by Irving, Washington

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Published
1835
Condition
Fair
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$30.00

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Paris: A. and W. Galignani and Co., 1835. Hardcover. Fair. 16mo. 175 pages. A small book measuring 6 3/4 inches tall by 4 1/4 inches wide. Hardcover bound in 3/4 leather with green and tan marbled paper-covered boards. The binding is rubbed and bumped, and the hinges are rubbed and cracking. Black… Read more
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London: George Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane, 1840. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. W. W. Bartlett. Quarto. iv, 140; iv, 106 pages. Complete with 120 engraved plates, plus 1 map. The binding measures 11 1/8 inches tall by just over 9 inches wide. Hardcover bound… Read more
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$400.00
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The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference

by Library of Congress

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Published
2004
Condition
New
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$140.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2004. Hardcover. New/No Jacket. Small Quarto.. Hardcover in black leather, still in shrinkwrap. All edges of text block are gilt.
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Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1902. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 348 pages. Bound in quarter red leather with green cloth over boards. The spine ends are rubbed and a little chipped but the hinges are secure. The text is clean.
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$20.00
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Pen and Pencil Pictures

by Hood, Thomas

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Published
1857
Condition
Good
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$30.00

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London: Hurst and Blankett, Publishers, 1857. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 375 pages. Hardcover bound in 3/4 plum calf with burgundy marbled paper-covered boards. Brown marbled endpapers. The binding is rubbed but sound with secure inner hinges. The spine shows some contact marks and rubbing and is just a bit sunned. Some surface cracking… Read more
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Oxford and London: James Parker and Co., 1876. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 382 pages. Bound in flexible soft leather with titles in gilt. The binding is rubbed, especially along the front hinge. The hinge is still sound. Rubbing and scuffing about the extremities. Lacks the front flyleaf. A sound copy in a… Read more
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Brattleborough, (Vt.): Holbrook & Fessenden, 1823. Hardcover. Good. Quarto. 928 of 930 pages, lacking the leaf for pages 925-926 (part of the Index). Pages 917-924 are detached as a section and are worn, creased, soiled and torn about the edge. A large 19th Century American Family Bible measuring 11 inches tall by 9 1/2 inches… Read more
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A Treatise on the Diseases and Special Hygiene of Females

by Meigs, Charles D.; Translated from the French of Colombat de L'Isere

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Published
1845
Condition
Very Good
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Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1845. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 719, 22 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in full leather. Moderate wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure hinges. Endpapers heavily foxed with light to moderate foxing within. Illustrated with several drawings. There is an early owner's signature of William S.… Read more
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$85.00
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A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children

by Condie, D. Francis

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Published
1847
Condition
Very Good
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$60.00

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Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1847. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 657, 22 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in full leather. Moderate wear to the binding; there is some damping at the top of the spine and at the top left of the front cover. A sound copy with secure hinges. Endpapers heavily foxed with light… Read more
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$60.00