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Lincoln's Last Day. (John E. Boos' One of a Kind Copy)

by Starr, John W., Jr.

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$300.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. Hardcover. 92pp printed on coated paper on the recto only. Half morocco over cloth, spine lettered in gold, all edges sprinked, red endpapers. John Boos' red ex-libris printed on the verso of the title. Lincoln's portrait is printed in red on the background of every fourth leaf. The illustrations differ from the original… Read more
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Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir. (Signed Copy with Original Drawing by Ernest Franklin)

by Hillerman, Tony

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
2001
Edition
First Edition
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$420.00

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New York: Harper Collins Publishers (HarperCollinsPublishers), 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 341pp. Cloth backed boards. Signed by Tony Hillerman on the title page and with stunning portrait of the author by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin done in watercolor pencils on the half title page. A fine copy in fine dustjacket with a tiny crease to rear flap. Comes in the… 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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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
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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London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. xiii, 379pp. Black cloth stamped in gold on the spine panel. Portrait frontispiece and three portraits from photographs. The front free endpaper inscription reads: 'John L. Stoddard / Azzano, / Lake Como, Italy / 1910. / To no author am I more indebted for illuminating / and stimulating information than… Read more
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Avec Hugo

by Pratt, Silvina; Bocquet, Josè Luis

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
2005
Edition
First Edition
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$48.00

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Flammarion, 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 279pp. Life with Hugo Pratt as told by his daughter. Profusely illustrated in b&w. Faint creases on the spine else a fine copy. Text in French. ; Octavo.
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Paris: Excudit C. L. F. Panckoucke, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Nova scriptorum Latinorum bibliotheca". Complete in two volumes. xii, 290pp; 288pp. Later brown half cloth over marbled boards. Scattered foxing to text blocks, law firm unobtrusive stamps on titles and last leaves, old stain affecting the top edge of some of the leaves of volume I, a touch of… Read more
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$96.00
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The Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Collected and Edited by Roger Ingpen. With Illustrations

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Ingpen, Robert, ed

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1909
Edition
First Edition
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$360.00

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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in two volumes. lviii, 479pp; xvi, [480]-1020pp. Blue half calf over marbled boards, spines with red morocco labels lettered in gold, raised bands, and elaborately decorated in gold, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. The gorgeous bindings are signed by Zaehnsdorf on the verso of the front free… Read more
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G. F. Watts

by Chesterton, Gilbert Keith

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Published
N.D.
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$36.00

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Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company, N.D.. Hardcover. 75, [1]p. Green decorated cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. The biography of English painter and sculptor George Frederick Watts. Short inscription on front free endpaper, some wear to edges. A very good copy. ; Octavo.
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William Cobbett

by Chesterton, Gilbert Keith

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1926
Edition
First US Edition
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$90.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1926. First US Edition. Hardcover. 254pp. Green cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. Short inscription to front free endpaper, a few tiny spots to spine. Internally clean. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo.
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Varied Types

by Chesterton, Gilbert Keith

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1915
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$30.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1915. Hardcover. 269pp. Red cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. Collects a series of essays on Charlotte Bronte, Byron, Pope, Bret Harte, Savonarola, and others. Short inscription to front free endpaper, light toning and wear to spine. Internally clean. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo.
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One Good Turns Deserves Another

by Neely, Kate J.

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1870
Edition
First Edition
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$36.00

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1870. First Edition. Hardcover. One of the Proverb Series. 173pp + [2]pp of publisher's advertisements. Green cloth lettered and decorated in gold on the spine. Frontispiece, engraved title, and two inserted plates with illustrations. Collects twelve short stories. Owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, light spine slant, mild edge wear. A very good- copy.… Read more
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image of The Story of the Peasant-Boy Philosopher; or, "A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea- Shore". (Founded on the Early Life of Ferguson, the Shepherd-Boy Astronomer, and Intended to Show How a Poor Lad Became Acquainted with the Principles of Natural Science)

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1864. Hardcover. 500pp + 4, 3 [1]p of publisher's advertisements. Blue cloth stamped in blind on the sides, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Pale yellow endpapers. Six inserted plates with illustrations, one foldout plate with constellations, and many in-text illustrations. Contemporary inscription in pencil and small bookstore label on the front free… Read more
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The Jumble; A Collection of Pieces in Prose and Rhyme, for the Silver Lake Stories

by Cousin Cicely [Sarah H. Bradford]

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Published
1855
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$36.00

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Auburn and Rochester: Alden and Beardsley, 1855. Hardcover. Later printing. First in the Silver Lake Stories. 148pp. Brown cloth lettered and decorated in gold on the sides and the spine. Frontispiece, engraved title, illustrations. Owner's name on front free endpaper, wear to extremities, missing the rear free endpaper, light foxing throughout. A good copy. ; 24mo.
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Birds of a Feather

by Bradley, Mary E.

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1868
Edition
First Edition
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$54.00

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. First in the Proverb Series. 233pp + [2]pp of publisher's advertisements. Green cloth lettered and decorated in gold on the spine. Frontispiece, engraved title, and two inserted plates with illustrations. Collects twelve short stories. Owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, title page partially split at hinge, light wear to edges.… Read more
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Child-Pictures from Dickens

by Dickens, Charles

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1868
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Eytinge, Jr., Sol. [6], 241pp. Red pictorial cloth stamped in gold on the front, spine lettered in gold. Frontispiece and six (out of seven) inserted plates with illustrations by Sol Eytinge, Jr.. Short preface by the author. Includes Little Nell, The Marchioness, Paul and Florence, The Fat Boy, Tiny… Read more
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The Percy Family. A Visit to Ireland

by Eddy, Daniel C.

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Published
1859
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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Boston / New York: Andrew F. Graves / Sheldon and Company, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. The first book in the Percy Family series. 255pp. Red cloth stamped in blind on the sides, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Frontispiece and illustrations. Chips to spine ends, name and bookstore label residue on front free endpaper, some fading to spine. A… Read more
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The Humming Bird. A Christmas and New-Year's Gift

by Maitland, Ida, ed

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Published
N.D.
Edition
First Edition
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$108.00

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New York: Geo. A. Leavitt, Publisher, N.D.. First Edition. Hardcover. 254pp. Full red morocco with elaborate gilt decorations on the sides and on the spine, gold lettering on the spine, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece, title page, and four inserted plates with illustrations. Engravings by Absolon, Garnier, and others. A collection of short fiction and poems. Light fading to… Read more
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Moral Heroism; or, The Trials and Triumphs of the Great and Good

by [Clara Lucas Balfour]

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1850
Edition
First Edition
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$36.00

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Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, 1850. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition from this publisher. 344pp. Blue cloth stamped in blind on the sides, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Frontispiece and illustrations. Missing free endpapers, small dent to fore edge affecting a few of the leaves, some wear. A good copy. ; 24mo.
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Women of Worth: A Book for Girls

by [Christopher C. Dean]

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1860
Edition
First Edition
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$42.00

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New York: W. A. Townsend & Company, 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. 302pp. Red cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Frontispiece, engraved title, and six inserted plated. Fading to spine, front free endpaper and flyleaf are partially attached to the front pastedown endpaper, some wear to extremities. A good copy. ;… Read more
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P. G. Wodehouse: An Illustrated Biography

by Connolly, Joseph

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1983
Edition
First US Edition
ISBN
9780825301476
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$30.00

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New York: Beaufort Books, Inc, 1983. First US Edition. Hardcover. 160pp. Boards. Illustrated with photos. A fine copy in near fine price-clipped dustjacket. ; Octavo.
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