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Marilyn

by Mailer, Norman

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A COLLECTION OF 8 ITEMS OF HISTORIC INTEREST: HAND-CORRECTED PROOF; REVIEW COPY; CONTEMPORARY MAGAZINE PUBLICATIONS 1. Mailer, Norman Marilyn: A Biography; Pictures by the World's Foremost Photographers. Produced by Lawrence Schiller; Designed by Allen Hurlburt. New York: Grosset and Dunlap. 1973. 111 photographs, 271 pp. Original embossed cream cloth, discoloured. In the original dust wrapper, chipped, small hole to upper edge.… Read more about this item
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A wayfarer in the West Indies
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A wayfarer in the West Indies

by Aspinall, Algernon

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1928
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First edition. Methuen and Co. London. 1928. Octavo. x, 244pp. 8pp publisher's catalogue. Original cloth, sunned to the spine, with a few spots. Corners bumped. Endpaper map. Corner clipped to ffep. Frontispiece plate, 18 photo illustrations on 15 further plates. Occasional light spotting. Ownership inscription in pencil to ffep. Sir Algernon Aspinall (1871-1952) Secretary of the West India Committee.
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Three voyages of a naturalist.  Being an account of many little known islands in three oceans visited by the
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Three voyages of a naturalist. Being an account of many little known islands in three oceans visited by the "Valhalla" R.Y.S.

by Nicoll, M. J.

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1908
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First edition. Witherby & Co. London. 1908. xxvi, 246pp. Frontispiece plate, 56 further plates, 4 sketch maps. Original cloth, faded and worn. Top edge gilt. Edges untrimmed. Foxing/browning to the endpapers. Some occasional spotting. Interesting signature to the ffep.: J. K. Maurice, Zupanje 20 May 1908. "We have had three voyages, in the course of which we have passed many southern… Read more about this item
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The Food of the Gods
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The Food of the Gods

by Head, Brandon

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c.1905
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George Routledge and Sons. c. 1905. Octavo. ix, 109, (1)pp. Numerous monochrome plates, two coloured litho plates, lacking frontispiece. Coloured folding plan "Section of a Cocoa Factory", Coloured folding chart of "Cocoa Producing Countries", coloured folding map of Trinidad. Original green pictorial boards, spotted and rubbed to extremeties. Signature to fep. The natural history of cocoa, its growth and cultivation,… Read more about this item
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Travels in the interior of Brazil, principally through the Northern Provinces, and the Gold and Diamond Districts, during the years 1836 – 1841
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Travels in the interior of Brazil, principally through the Northern Provinces, and the Gold and Diamond Districts, during the years 1836 – 1841

by Gardner, George

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1846
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First edition. Reeve, Brothers. London. 1846. Octavo. Half title, title, xvi, 562pp. 16pp publishers' catalogue. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard. Engraved map. Recent half calf, marbled boards, spine in six compartments with raised banding, gilt motifs, rules and lettering. A little foxing to the frontispiece and map. Edges untrimmed with some browning and chipping to the edges of the… Read more about this item
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Travel America Guide & Hotel Directory. Winter 1937-8 Edition
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Travel America Guide & Hotel Directory. Winter 1937-8 Edition

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1937
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Winter 1937-8 Edition. Ahrens Publishing Co. Inc. New York & Chicago. 1937. Octavo. 200 pp. Directory plus adverts. Original pictorial covers, sunned to spine and rubbed to edges. Text toned, edges darkened. Crease to lower corner of rear cover. Still firmly bound and seemingly unread. A nice vintage primary historic source. Pre WWII-USA.
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The Blue Hour [Signed by the author]
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The Blue Hour [Signed by the author]

by Cueto, Alonso

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2012
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First edition thus. Signed dedication. William Heinemann. London. 2012. 312pp. Original black lettered grey cloth, in original unclipped dust wrapper. Signed dedication by the author in red ink to title page dated June 2012. A nice copy, edges slightly sunned. Translated by Frank Wynne. Alonso Cueto Caballero (1954- ). Peruvian writer and academic
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Voyage aux Trois Guyanes et aux Antilles
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Voyage aux Trois Guyanes et aux Antilles

by Verschuur, G

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1894
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Hachette. Paris. 1894. Octavo. Half-title, title, 367pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 28 engraved plates, numerous text engravings. Full soft calf. Marbled endpapers. Incorporating the original paper covers. Small nick to base of spine. Some sporadic foxing. Edges untrimmed. Green silk bookmark. Engraved bookplate of Albert Briere featuring oriental dragon, mountain and palace design (Vietnam?) Narrative of a voyage from Venezuela, Guadeloupe, Martinique,… Read more about this item
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The Amazon Provinces of Peru
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The Amazon Provinces of Peru

by Guillaume, H. F.R.G.S.

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1888
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The Amazon Provinces of Peru as a Field for European Emigration. A Statistical and Geographical Review of the Country and its Resources, including the Gold and Silver Mines together with a mass of useful and valuable information, with map and illustrations. First edition. Wyman and Sons. London. 1888. Octavo. Half title not called for, title, xv, (1), 309pp. 1p advert… Read more about this item
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In the Guiana Forest. Studies of Nature in Relation to the Struggle for Life
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In the Guiana Forest. Studies of Nature in Relation to the Struggle for Life

by Rodway, James

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1894
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First edition. T. Fisher Unwin. London. 1894. xxiii, 242pp. 6pp publisher's adverts. Tissue guarded photo frontispiece, 15 further photo plates. Original green cloth, faded and discoloured with some spotting. Top edge gilt, pages untrimmed. Some toning to free endpapers and tissue guard, otherwise generally crisp and bright. James Rodway (1848-1926) British Guyanese historian, botanist and novelist. Fellow of the Linnean… Read more about this item
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The buildings of Detroit. A history
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The buildings of Detroit. A history

by Ferry, W. Hawkins

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1980
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Revised edition. Wayne State University Press. Detroit. 1980. Quarto. xxii, 498pp. Frontispiece, 475 further illustrations. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. Small graze to base of spine. In original dust wrapper, worn to edges, torn to base of spine with loss, in protective wrapper. The Revised edition of this definitive book of the architecture of Detroit, published twelve… Read more about this item
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Wanderings in South America, the United States and the Antilles
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Wanderings in South America, the United States and the Antilles

by Waterton, Charles

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nd
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Blackie and Son Limited. London. nd. Octavo. Half title, title, vii, 208pp. Full blue calf Prize binding by Relfe Brothers London. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling and red leather label, Kibworth Grammar School Emblem to upper board in gilt. Gilt bordering, edge tooling and inner gilt tooling. All edges and endpapers marbled. Some light rubbing to extremities. Occasional… Read more about this item
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The Prose Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With illustrations by John Gilbert
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The Prose Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With illustrations by John Gilbert

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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1855
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Third edition. George Routledge and Co. London. 1855. Octavo. 506pp. Engraved frontispiece and plates. Contemporary full grained red morocco, spine in six compartments. Elaborately gilded to spine, boards, and inner edges. All edges gilt. Lightly bumped to corners. Light wear to edges. Foxing to frontispiece and tissue guard. Strained at p16 and 466. Hinges starting but firm. Neat signature dated… Read more about this item
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The History of Commodore Anson’s Voyage Round the World, at the Commencement of the late Spanish War. Performed in three Years and nine Months, viz. from September 1740 to June 1744

The History of Commodore Anson’s Voyage Round the World, at the Commencement of the late Spanish War. Performed in three Years and nine Months, viz. from September 1740 to June 1744

by [Walter, Richard]

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1764
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Printed; and sold by the Booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland. London. 1764. 12mo. Title, (bl.), (2), 232pp. Including index. Half calf, spine in five compartments with raised bands, gilt and blind tooling, leather label with gilt lettering. Marbled boards and endpapers. Loss to base of spine strip. Upper hinge cracked. Wear to corners and edges. Intermittent spotting and light… Read more about this item
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Les Etats - Unis avec une excursion au Mexique. Manuel du voyageur
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Les Etats - Unis avec une excursion au Mexique. Manuel du voyageur

by Baedeker, Karl

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1905
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Second edition. Karl Baedeker. Leipzig. Paul Ollendorff. Paris. 1905. Octavo. lxii, 620pp. Maps and plans as published. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Publisher's adverts to fep. All edges marbled. Double woven bookmark in green and red. First and last maps a little toned, all others pristine, with no misfolding or protrusion. Frontispiece map tear… Read more about this item
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The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an excursion to Alaska. Handbook for travellers

The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an excursion to Alaska. Handbook for travellers

by Baedeker, Karl

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1907
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Third revised and augmented edition. Karl Baedeker. Leipzig. Dulau and Co. London. Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1907. Octavo. lxiv, 331pp. All maps and plans pristine as published. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. All edges marbled. Publisher's adverts to feps. Double bookmark. Lightly rubbed to head and tail of spine. Hinrichsen E265
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The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an excursion to Alaska

The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an excursion to Alaska

by Baedeker, Karl

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1922
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Fourth revised and augmented edition. Karl Baedeker. Leipzig. 1922. [London: George Allen & Unwin. New York: Chas Scribner's Sons tipped in below]. lxx, 420pp. 14 folding maps, 12 plans. Original red cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Marbled edges. Bookmarker. Publisher's ads to front endpapers. Edward Stanford Ltd Cartographers to the King bookseller's plate to fep. Proud edge… Read more about this item
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Poetical works

Poetical works

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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Octavo. Henry Frowde. Oxford University Press. London. 1912. viii, 886pp. Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait. Original full calf. Spine in six compartments with raised bands and elaborate gilt tooling. Leather label with gilt lettering. Decorative gilt bordering and gilt edge tooling. Blind inner tooling. Oxford Binders signature to fep. Marbled endpapers, matching marbled edges. Inscription to ffep "Muriel February 2nd… Read more about this item
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The Pampas and Andes. A Thousand Miles' Walk Across South America

The Pampas and Andes. A Thousand Miles' Walk Across South America

by Bishop, Nathaniel H.

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Third edition. Lee and Shepard. Boston. [1875]. Octavo. (2), 310pp. 4 engraved plates. Original decorative cloth, gilt and black . Upper hinge starting. Corners rubbed, wear to tips of spine and edges. Provenance: Henry Sotheran Limited receipt for this copy dated 21 November 2011 loosely inserted. (£295.00 paid)
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Through Five Republics on Horseback. Being an account of many wanderings in South America

Through Five Republics on Horseback. Being an account of many wanderings in South America

by Ray, G. Whitfield

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1917
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With an Introduction by the Rev. J. G. Brown, D. D. Fifteenth edition, revised. C. Hauser. Evangelical Publishing House. Cleveland, Ohio. 1917. Octavo. 277pp. Photo frontispiece, 10 further plates, map. Original decorative blue cloth, gilt and black. Toned throughout, as usual, due to the paper quality. Short marginal tear to ffep silked to verso, and short detachment to gutter. Rubbing/shelf… Read more about this item
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