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Circular #14 Republican State Committee Rooms 1872. And Adjutant General's Office Receipt For Enlistent Bounty 1862

By Unknown

Washington DC: Adjustant's Office. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1862. 3 pages; Bounty was ovrpaid by $40-. Signatories unknown, .

$49.00

Arion Press. South Of Heaven #137 Of 400. Sgd. Fine Printing. Deluxe

By Thompson, James Myers [Jim]

Arion Press. Fine+ in Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to ; 183 [4] pages; Description: [Arion Press] Thompson, James Myers [Jim]. South of Heaven. Introduction by Arnold Hano, illustrations by Raymond Pettibon. Arion Press, San Francisco, 2010. 4to. Black cloth decorated with die-cut red paper, clear acetate DJ. Number 137 of 400 numbered copies, signed by Pettibon as issued. First Edition. Condition Fine. Signed on Colophon. Red and white leaves on rag paper with uncut edges. . In 1967, he published South of Heaven, about a young migrant laborer working on an oil pipeline in Texas. In 1970, Thompson was flown to Robert Redford's Utah residence. Redford hired him to write a motion picture script about the life of a hobo during the Great Depression Thompson's stories are about grifters, losers, sociopaths and psychopaths—some at the fringe of society, some at its heart—their nihilistic world-view being best-served by first-person narratives revealing a frighteningly deep understanding of the warped mind. Deluxe illustrated 137/400 .

$637.00

The Book Of Beauty (era King Edward Vii) : A Collection Of Beautiful Portraits Folio

By Vonnegut, Kurt

Ny, Londona6 1/2 X 13 1/4" 14 Poinds.: Dodd Mead & Co/Hutchinson & Co. Good with no dust jacket. 1904. First Paperback Edition. Cloth. B&W Illustrations; [Portraits] The Book of Beauty (Era King Edward VII) : A Collection of Beautiful Portraits with Literary, Artistic, and Musical Contributions by Men and Women of the Day. Dodd Mead & Co/Hutchinson & Co, New York/London, 1904. Special edition deluxe, #28/50. Signed by Hutchinson under limitation and dated 22nd December, 1904. Printed in blk, white and Green over yellow wash. Three quarter navy leather and blue binding with gilt title and decorations on the spine. Condition Good to very good. Binding worn. Boards partially detached. Page edges toned. Some minor areas of water spotting. Folio 16 1/4 x 13 1/4", 16 pounds. Each portrait signed in frame by subject. ; Signed by Author .

$303.80

38 Vols. Shakespeare Easton. 2008-2011 Fine Leather Binding Illustrated Posted to E

By William Shakespeare

Easton,. Fine with no dust jacket. 2008. Leather. Red and blck; 8VO; Red Morocco Leather bound, with gilt ornamentation and all edges gilt. Endpapers of silk moire. Bound in marker ribbons. Condition Fine. Appear As New. 8.5" x 5 3/4 8vo. Printed on archival paper. 2008-2011, Tilte pages in red and black taken from John Bell 1901-5. Some color plates, Cymbelline**c/r 2008***Henry the Fifth**2008***Henry the Sixth**2008***Henry the Sixth Prt II**2011***Macbeth**2008***King Lear**2009***All's Well That End's Well **2010***Hamlet**2008***Comedy of Errors**2010***Two Gentlemen of Verona**2011***As You Like It**2010***The Taming of the Shrew**2009***Measure for Measure**2010***Timon of Athens **2011***Love's Labour's Lost**2010***Much Ado About Nothing**2009***Twelfth Night**2009***Julius Caesar**2008***Othello**2008***Richard the Second**2011***Romeo and Juliet**2008***King Richard the Third**2010***The Tempest**2009***The Merry Wives of Windsor**2010***Coriolanus**2010***The Winter's Tale **2010***Henry the Fourth Part II**2009***King John**2011***First Part of King Henry the Fourth**2009***Henry the Eighth**2010***Antony and Cleopatra**2009***Pericles **2011***Sonnets**2010***Poems**2010***The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth**2011***Titus Andronicus**2011***Merchant of Venice**2009***A midsummer Night's Dream**2008*** 5.75" x 8.75". .

$1862.00

Secret-love: Or, The Maiden-queen. 1691.

By Dryden

London: Henry Herringman,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1691. Fifth Edition. Card Covers. [6], 52, [2] pages; [Early Printing] Dryden, John. Secret-Love: Or, the Maiden-Queen: As it is acted by their Majesties Servants. Henry Herringman, 1691, London. 5th edition. 8vo. Marbled paper wrappers. Condition Very good. Front cover torn. Small area of backstrip missing. Text clean and easily readable. 8.5 x 6 3/8. .

$269.50

Comus [signed Rackham 24 Color Plates 1921]

By Milton, John. Arthur Rackham

NY: Doubleday Page. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1921. 1st Thus. Vellum. Color plates; [Rackham] Milton, John. Arthur Rackham, illustrator. Comus. Doubleday Page, New York, [1921]. 4to. #483 of 550 copies. Signed by Rackham. 24 color plates tipped-in, printed guards. Original parchment-backed boards, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Condition Very good. Binding a little soiled, somewhat aged . Corners worn. Interior very good. Comus (A Masque Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634) is a masque in honour of chastity, written by John Milton. It was first presented on Michaelmas, 1634, before John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater, at Ludlow Castle in celebration of the Earl's new post as Lord President of Wales. Known colloquially as Comus, the masque's actual full title is A Mask presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634: on Michelmas night, before the Rt Hon. Iohn Earl of Bridgewater, Viscount Brackly, Lord President of Wales, and one of His Maiesties most honorable privie councill. Comus was printed anonymously in 1634. 9 1/4" x 12" .

$725.20

Philadelphia Photographer. Volume 6. 1869.

By Wilson, Edward, L. (editor).

Philadelphia: Benerman & Wilson,. Good with no dust jacket. 1869. First Edition. Leather. original Photos; Large 8VO; Half black leather and textured boards with wear to extremities. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Condition Good. Wear to binding on edges. Hinges reinforced throughout. Interior with light aging. ALBUMIN photos are tipped in on light card. Index. Bound without wrappers. About 500pp. .

$343.00

[ Antarctic] Antarctica, Or Two Years Amongst The Ice Of The South Pole. [maps]

By Nordenskjold, Otto and Joh. Gunnar Andersson

NY: MacMillan. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1905. First Edition. Cloth. Color Illustrations; 8VO; 608 pages; Translated Edwards Adam-Ray. MacMillan, New York, 1905. 8vo. Xx, 608 p. , large folding & 3 other maps, portrait frontispiece, 4 colored plates, numerous illustrations in the text. Original green pictorial cloth binding with gilt title. All maps present. Nordenskjold? S firsthand account of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition. He and a number of his crew intended to winter at Snow Hill Island off the coast of Antarctica for a single year. Their ship returned to pick them up, only to have it? S hull crushed by ice, forcing them both crews to winter unprepared through an additional year before being rescued. Rosove 240. A2; OCLC 3768057. Provenance From the personal library of William E. Davies (1917-1990) , USGS (United States Geological Survey) geologist, polar explorer, and recipient of the Antarctic Medal from US Congress. His work took him to Greenland, the Appalachian Mountains of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, and in Antarctica - where the Davies Escarpment is named after him; his bibliography contains more than 200 titles. Condition Very good. Wear to top and base of spine and corners. Age toned. Ownership inscription of William E. Davies [Davies Escarpment]. Maps, both fold out and printed on text. Pages. Bothmaps and plates printed in either color or Black and White. 9" x 6.5", ; Signed by Associated .

$833.00

Resolution Offered By Hon Patrick Kelly Mn 1893

By by Hon Patrick Kelly [Abraham Lincoln]

Usa: House of Representatives State of Minnesota. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1893. Card. Ink ; Heavy card 7 leaves. Includes repro of the 1809 Title Page, ...Whereas on Fbruary 12 1809 in Hardin CVounty Kentucky the was born in an humble cabin Abraham Lincoln... Printed on both sides with a considerable amount of handwritten music with notes and text. Worn and chipped just good. Held by publihser's ornate string. Centered on Abe. It appears that this may have been a publisher's guideline for 1893. With 1809 text and quite a bit of additional material. 10.5 x 13". .

$58.80

Napoleon's Apogee: Pascal Bressonnet's Tactical Studies 1806

By Bowden, Scott. Originally by Saalfeld, Jena and Auerstadt.

Military History Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2009. 1st thus. Color Illustrations; #308/1100. Beautiful book with as new interior. Red Morocco slightly scuffed. Signed by author on tipped in card. Red leather with gilt decoration. All edges gilt. #308/1100. With numbered bookplate signed by Bowden. Condition - exterior VG, contents as new. Bound in silk mar \ker ribbons. 10 x 13.5. 9 pounds. Prolifically illustrated. ; Signed by Author .

$196.00

Vicar Of Wakefield [signed By Rackham] #542 Of 750

By Goldsmith, Oliver, Arthur Rackham, Illus.

London: George G. Harrap,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1929. 1st Thus. Vellum. Color Illustrations; 4to ; 230 pages; Rackham illus. Vicar of Wakefield. 1929. Signed. Description[Rackham] Goldsmith, Oliver, Arthur Rackham, illus. George G. Harrap, London, 1929. 4to. #542 of 775 copies signed by Rackham. Publisher's gilt lettered vellum. Top edge gilt. 12 fresh color plates. Condition Very good. Some light soiling to vellum. Small ownership inscription on first free endpaper. Uncut edges toned side and base. 10 3/4 x 8 1/4". .

$587.02

Hotsy Totsy [flipbook.] In Her Original Fanny Dance [miniature 2" X 3"]

By Not Attributed

Unkown: Not Attributed. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1920. First Edition. Card Covers. B&W Illustrations; ; Circa 1920. An early flicker or flip book. 76x54 mm. The lovely, and nude, Hotsy Totsy performs her seductive dance with a flickering of the pages. Only a single copy located by OCLC, at the University of Virginia. Neither author, artist nor publisher is recognized. Corners bent. .

$274.40

Sir John Hawkwood [1323-1394]: Story Of A Condottiere

By John and Giuseppe Marcotti [translated by]

London: T. Fisher Unwin. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1889. First Edition. Cloth. B&W Illustrations; #20 of 500, signed on the limitation page by Unwin, the publisher. Translated from the Italian by Temple-Leader, John and Giuseppe Marcotti. Dark blue cloth 4TO. Biography of the 14th century English mercenary, Sir John Hawkwood, who spent most of his life in Italy. An interesting look at the military, political and social life of the time. Illustrated with full page plates. Condottiere were were Italian captains contracted to command mercenary companies during the middle ages and multinational armies during the early modern period. They notably served European monarchs and Popes during the Italian Wars of the Renaissance and the European Wars of Religion. Notable condottieri include Prospero Colonna, Giovanni dalle Bande Nere, Cesare Borgia, Andrea Doria, the Duke of Parma, and the Marquis of Pescara. Sir John Hawkwood led an army of English mercenaries, called the White Company, into Italy, which took a prominent part in the confused wars of the next thirty years. Towards the end of the century the Italians began to organize armies of the same description. This ended the reign of the purely mercenary company, and began that of the semi-national mercenary army which endured in Europe till replaced by the national standing army system. In 1363, Count von Landau was betrayed by his Hungarian soldiers, and defeated in combat, by the White Company's more advanced tactics under commanders Albert Sterz and John Hawkwood. Corners bumped, minor aging to some edges. .

$97.95

8 Vols. The Works Of Molière. 2nd Ed. 1697 Fine Red Morocco Leather Uvres De Monsieur De Molière. 30 Engraved Illustrations

By Molière (1622-1673)

Paris: Thierry. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1697. Second Edition. leather. Engravings; 2500 pages; Les Uvres de Monsieur de Molière. Denys Thierry, Claude Barbin et Pierre Trabouillet, Paris, 1697. Second edition. Eight volumes, 12mo (156 x 91mm). 30 engraved illustrations by Sauvé after Brissart, woodcut initials and ornaments (occasional light offsetting). 19th-century red morocco by Duru and Chambolle, edges gilt. The second edition of the illustrated collected works of France's greatest playwright by Thierry, Barbin, and Trabouillet. Molière? S sharp and bravura sense of humor, which encompasses the whole scope of human life, earned him the favor of Louis XIV? And the approbation of the Catholic church. This edition reproduces Thierry's 1682 illustrated edition, which was the first to print the text of his Don Juan [engraving included] A play attacking hypocrites which was quickly suspended, requiring him to censor the final lines even in print. Tchemerzine IV, 826-827; Guibert, II, p. 629-658; Pléiade, I, CXVIII-CXXV. Condition crisp and Near Fine. Barely rubbed. Gilt very bright. Interiors with light ageing but crisp with minimal foxing. End papers with gold filigreed edges. Contemporary book dealers note tipped in. 6.5" x 4". .

$3430.00

Candide Ou L'optimisme. Nouvelle Edition. Limited Edition 92/237

By Voltaire.

Paris: A. Maillart. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. Card Covers. Color Illustrations; Candide ou L'Optimisme. Nouvelle Edition. #92/237. On velin paper. In glassine. Condition Blindstamp of Cadeuceus from previous owner Tissue protectors. Glassine covers in VG condiition. .

$93.10

Xanthis Ou La Vitrine Sentimentale.

By Samain, Albert.

Paris: A & F Ferroud. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1920. Leather. Color Illustrations; 44 pages; Three quarter faded green leather with marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Spine decorated with gilt and roses. Provenance stamp, Teller. Rather ornate color illustrations some full page, some textual. Xanthi is an old twon in Greece renowned for beautiful women. .

$97.95

Works Of Lord Macaulay. [ Fine Bindings] 14 Dazzling Volumes

By Lord Macaulay

London: Longmans, Brown, Green and Longman. Fine with no dust jacket. 1849-1876. New edition. Calf leather. 8VO; Books released over time bound to match all bindings. 8vo. Tan leather with heavily gilt decorated spine and red and green accents. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. (1-5) The History of England. 2nd edition. 1849-1861. (6-8) Critical and Historical Essays contributed to the Edinburgh Review. 1848. Fifth edition. (9-10) Trevelyan, George Otto. Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay. 1876. (11-12) Miscellaneous Writings. 1860. (13) Speeches. 1854. (14) Lays of Ancient Rome. 1852. Provenance From the library of Jacob A. Stein. Condition Near fine. Interiors lightly aged. Very sIight wear to spine edges and corners. Book plate stating "Sata Wissa" on front pastedowns. Would stand out as a high point on any book shelf. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, FRS FRSE PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. ... He played a major role in the introduction of English and western concepts to education in India. 'Lays of Ancient Rome' has no volume number but is 1852 same edition and publisher. This single volume is uniform in every way except that it is one inch wider being 6.5" x 8.875". All others are 5.5" x 8.875" and the total footprint is about 19". .

$975.10

Contes Milesiens. [numbered Limited]

By Berry, Andre.

Paris: Editions De La Tournelle. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1938. First Edition. Card Covers. Color Illustrations; 185 pages; Color illustrations throughout often nude. Berry, Andre. Contes Milesiens. Editions de la Tournelle, Paris, 1936. 8vo. Illustrated paper wrapper in glassine. Features pochoir illustrations throughout. Uncut NF glassine cover with light stress at bottom of spine section. Drawings in text. Presumed 1st. Protected by partial slipcase- possibly not originally issued with the book. .

$48.95

Etrennes D'eupheme, Nourrice Des Muses. [1789 Fine Binding]

By Not Noted

Paris: Langlois Fils, Libraire,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1789. First Edition. Leather. 32 mo; 187, [5] pages; 1 vol. Full red morocco leather binding with gilt decorations. All edges gilt. End papers dark blue. Book dealers penciled notes on end paper. The Ephesians who cherished the muses. Foldout- Terpsichore (the muse of dance) : pp. 129-142. Social and ancient dance is covered, includingsacred dance and others forms like danse astronomique and danses bachiques. Includes a sectionon the development of the choreographic system of Feuillet (1700) (pp. 134-142) with a foldingplate showing Feuillet notation that explains basic steps for dances at Court (Giraudet, p. 544, no. 265). Sam; ll illutration inserted at the back/. Links ancient mythology to Enlightenment thinking by placing each of the nine muses. History of literature and development of scientific method. Just antedating the Revolution it may have been of great use tothe Freemasons of France. Etrennesd’Eupheme might have been published for Freemasons, origin of a modern art or science .

$441.00

La Bonne Vie [limited Edition 1929]

By Boissiere, J. Galtier

Paris: H. Jonquieres & Co. Good with no dust jacket. 1929. 1. Card Covers. Color Illustrations; Tan paper wrappers. Printed on velin paper. #369/575. Front cover separated. Contents fim and clean. 19x25cm. Numered 369/575. Full page color plates . Jean Galtier-Boissière (26 December 1891, Paris – 22 January 1966, Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a writer, polemist, and journalist from Paris, France. He founded Le Crapouillot and wrote for Le Canard enchaîné. This volume involves interplay between the sexes. .

$49.00

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