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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

by Grant, Ulysses S.

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1885
Edition
First Edition
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$480.00

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New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in two volumes. 584pp; 647pp + errata. Original publisher's deluxe half morocco over cloth stamped in gold on the front, spine, and rear panel, sprinkled edges, marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispieces, maps, facsimiles (including the one printed on yellow paper in volume 2), and illustrations. Front hinges… Read more
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Miniature Book Featuring One Biblical Verse for Each Day of the Year

by [Miniature Book - Scriptures]

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$90.00

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Hardcover. Miniature book measuring 37 x 54 mm. No date nor publisher given and no title page present. Cloth. 128pp. An iscription on the front free endpaper is dated 1889. Name in pencil on the verso of the flyleaf. Light wear to cloth. Very good. ; Miniature.
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image of Hill's Manual of Social Business Forms: A Guide to Correct Writing, Showing How to Express Written Thought Plainly, Elegantly and Correctly

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Chicago: Hill Standard Book Co, 1881. Hardcover. 401pp + [3]pp of advertisement. Engraved frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Includes sections on penmanship, spelling, use of capital letters, punctuation, composition, writing for the press, proof-reading, epistolary correspondence, notes of invitation, cards, commercial forms, legal business forms, family records, synonyms, short-hand writing, epitaphs, the laws of etiquette, book-keeping, valuable tables of reference, writing… Read more
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$120.00
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Little Classics. Intellect

by Johnson, Rossiter, ed

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1875
Edition
First Edition
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$72.00

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Boston: James R. Osgood, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume Two in the Little Classics series. 207pp. Decorated green cloth stamped in black on the front panel and in gold and black on the spine panel, all edges stained red, dark green endpapers, title page printed in black and red. Collects seven stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Edward Bulwer Lytton,… Read more
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$72.00
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Saunterings

by Warner, Charles D.

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1872
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 289pp + [2]pp of advertisements. Green cloth stamped in blind and gold, all edges stained red. A series of travel sketches in Europe, including Rome and Sorrento. Light wear to edges. About near fine. ; 12mo.
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image of The Golden Manual: or, Guide to Catholic Devotion, Public and Private, Compiled from Approved Sources

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London: Burns & Lambert, 1858. Hardcover. xii, 821pp. Full brown morocco, covers stamped in blind and black and with inserted metal decorations, spine with raised bands stamped in blind and gold, gilt gauffered edges, inner gilt dentelles, metal clasp. Frontispiece and nine inserted plates with illustrations. Some wear to spine but overall a very good+ copy, which was nicely… Read more
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$360.00
image of Breviarium romanum ex decreto SS. Concilii tridentini restitutum, S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi jussu editum, Clementis VIII., Urbani VIII, et Leonis XIII, auctoritate recognitum, cum officiis sanctorum novissime per Summos Pontifices usque ad hanc diem concessis. Pars Aestiva

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Tornaci Nerviorum: Typis Societatis S. Joannis Evangelistae, Desclée, Lefebbre et Socii, 1884. Hardcover. 628, 303, [28], 74pp. Full black morocco decorated in gold on the sides, spine with five raised bands and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, silk bookmarks. Text in Latin in two columns printed in black and red. The flyleaf is missing but otherwise a… Read more
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$180.00
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The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

by Macaulay, Thomas Babington

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
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$210.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. Hardcover. Complete in five volumes. 610pp; 610pp; 565pp; 600pp; 565pp. Brown half morocco over marbled boards, spines with five raised bands, gold decorations and lettering, top edges gilt, others uncut. Marbled endpapers. Bindings are signed by Blackwell on the verso of the front free endpapers and were made for Brentano's. Engraved portrait frontispiece… Read more
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$210.00
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Rodney, the Overseer

by Castlemon, Harry

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1892
Edition
First Edition
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$42.00

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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by White, George G.. Castlemon's War Series. iii, 456pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements. Brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and grey on the front panel and in black, gold, and grey on the spine panel. Frontispiece and three inserted plates with illustrations by George G. White. Previous owner's name… Read more
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$42.00
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Frank, on a Gun-Boat

by Castlemon, Harry

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Published
1864
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$36.00

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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1864. Hardcover. The Gun-Boat Series. 256pp. Blue pictorial cloth stamped in black and red on the front panel and in black, gold, and red on the spine panel. Engraved title. Previous owner's name in ink and pencil on the flyleaf. Wear to extremities, small chip to corner of front free endpaper, name stamped on fore… Read more
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Marcy, the Blockade-Runner

by Castlemon, Harry

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1891
Edition
First Edition
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$42.00

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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by White, George G.. Castlemon's War Series. iii, 428pp. Brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and grey on the front panel and in black, gold, and grey on the spine panel. Frontispiece and three inserted plates with illustrations by George G. White. Previous owner's name on the front pastedown endpaper… Read more
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image of The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay On His Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq

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London: Printed by Luke Hansard for J. Johnson, J. Nichols, et al., 1806. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete twelve volume set. Contemporary full tree calf, spines with gilt decorations and red and black leather labels lettered in gold, board edges with gold decorations, edges sprinkled. With the armorial bookplate of George Tudor on the front pastedown endpapers. Internally clean. Four… Read more
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A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning First Series and Second Series

by Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

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Published
1880
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$360.00

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London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1880. Hardcover. viii, 349pp; xi, 319pp. First Series, twelfth edition; Second Series, second edition. Contemporary dark green full calf bindings, sides ruled in gold and tooled in blind, spines with five raised bands, gilt decorations, red morocco labels lettered in gold, gilt inside dentelles, all edges gilt, pale green endpapers. The bindings are by… Read more
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History of the Conquest of Peru, with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. In Two Volumes

by Prescott, William Hickling

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1847
Edition
First US Edition
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$420.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1847. First US Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes. xl, 527pp; xix, [i], 547pp. Contemporary full calf bindings ruled in gold on the covers, gilt decorations on the edges, spines with five raised bands, elaborately decorated in gilt, and with red and green calf labels lettered in gold, inner dentelles in blind, marbled edges and marbled… Read more
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A Miscellanea of Eleven Works

by Currie, James; Ramsay, Allan; Scott, Walter; Bacon, Francis; Locke, John; Defoe, Daniel; Grahame, James

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Published
1837
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$120.00

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Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers / Adam and Charles Black, 1837. Hardcover. Eleven works bound in one volume. Half calf over marbled boards, spine with five raised bands, red calf label lettered in gold and decorations. Includes: 1) The Life of Robert Burns, with a Criticism on His Writings... Here Considerably Extended by Additional Particulars..., Edinburgh, William and Robert… Read more
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The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay by His Nephew. In Two Volumes

by Trevelyan, George Otto

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Published
1876
Edition
First Edition
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$180.00

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London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. xi, 475pp; viii, 480pp. Contemporary brown half calf over cloth, spines with five raised bands, gilt decorations, and morocco labels lettered in gold, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Portrait frontispiece. Likely Selkirk historian Thomas Craig-Brown's copy with a Selkirk, Scotland bookplate and his signature on it. There is a handwritten… Read more
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image of Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Geography. Containing Astronomical Geography; Discovery and General Description of America; General View of the United States; Particular Accounts of the Thirteen United States of America, in Regard to Their Boundaries, Extent, River, etc.

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Boston: Printed by Samuel Hall, 1791. Third Edition. Hardcover. Third edition, corrected. viii, [1], 10-323pp. Contemporary full calf with label lettered in gold on the spine. With seven maps. Howes notes: "First American school geography and first American book describing the western country." Lacks frontispiece map of the world. The maps of the solar system, Earth, United States,… Read more
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$240.00
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The Song of Hiawatha. Minnehaha Edition. Fully Illustrated

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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Published
1898
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$90.00

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Chicago: George M. Hill Company, 1898. Hardcover. 188pp + [5]pp of notes. Light blue pictorial binding stamped in gold, darker blue and orange on the front panel, and in gold and blue on the spine panel, top edge gilt. With full page and in-text illustrations. Contemporary inscription on the front free endpaper. Light toning to spine, a bit of… Read more
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Kaloolah: The Adventures of Jonathan Romer. The Framazugda Edition

by Mayo, William Starbuck

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1887
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Fredericks, Alfred. New and illustrated edition. xx, 389pp + [2]pp of publisher's advertisements. Maroon pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel, in gold on the spine panel, pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece and thirty-eight full page and in-text illustrations by Alfred Fredericks. "African… Read more
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Nel felicissimo ritorno degli augusti sovrani Ferdinando IV e Maria Carolina d'Austria, feste pubbliche della fedelissima citta' di Napoli

by [Saverio Mattei; Girolamo Vassalli] [Kingdom of Naples - Ferdinand IV and Mary Caroline of Austria]

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Published
1791
Edition
First Edition
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$540.00

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Napoli: Militare, 1791. First Edition. Hardcover. Lv pp. Contemporary full speckled calf binding with gold decorations along the edges of the front and rear panels and on the spine. Engraved title vignette. Head-pieces, initials, and tail-pieces. A beautiful publica gratulatio dedicated to Ferdinand IV and Maria Carolina of Austria, King and Queen of Naples and Sicily. Front and rear… Read more
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