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The Stranger. Collector's Edition

by Camus, Albert. Translated By Stuart Gilbert. Illustrations By Daniel Maffia

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
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$67.99

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1993. Collector's edition, 1993. Deep royal blue fine leather lettered and decorated in gilt, raised spine bands, all edges gilt, moire silk endleaves, attached ribbon bookmark. Includes Collector's Notes, original receipt and unused bookplate laid in loosely at the front. Looks and feels new and unread, fine condition, tight binding, very clean pages, no names,… Read more
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$67.99
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The Importance of Being Earnest. Collector's Edition

by Wilde, Oscar. Illustrated By Tony Walton

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
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$47.99

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2007. Collector's edition from 2007, bound in full rich burgundy leather extensively decorated in gilt, raised spine bands with gilt lettering, all edges gilt, silk moire endleaves, attached ribbon bookmark. Near fine condition with a slight upward tilt to the outer edge of the front cover when laid flat, otherwise looks and feels new and… Read more
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Tales of the Jazz Age. Collector's Edition

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Illustrated By Richard Sparks

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$87.99

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1991. Collector's edition from 1991. Rich black fine leather lettered and decorated in gilt, green and gray, raised spine bands, all edges gilt, moire silk endleaves, attached ribbon bookmark. Looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, very clean pages, no names, no names or other markings. Some light foxing to outer edge of text… Read more
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$87.99
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Old Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat

by Bewick, Thomas. Chapbook

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Published
1820
Condition
Fair
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$247.99

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New York: S. King, 1820. Undated, ca, 1820s. Children's chapbook illustrated with a charming primitive hand colored woodcut on each page with a verse below. Blue softcover with hand colored front cover label, ten pages printed on one side only, plus illustrations and verse inside both covers, 5 inches tall. Covers worn with the spine somewhat crudely restitched, portion of… Read more
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History of the Babes in the Wood. King's Coloured Toy Books

by King, Solomon. Toy Book. Chapbook

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Published
1820
Condition
Fair
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$247.99

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New York: S. King, 1820. Undated, ca, 1820s. Children's chapbook illustrated with a charming primitive hand colored woodcut on each page with a verse below. Softcover, rear cover orange with printed list of available titles, twelve pages printed on one side only, 4 inches square. Front cover absent, strip of chambray fabric stitched on to replace spine, rear cover edgeworn… Read more
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A Little Book for John O'Mahony's Friends

by Tynan, Katharine (Mrs. H. A. Hinkson)

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Published
1909
Condition
Good
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$37.99

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Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1909. Title page dated 1909. Includes the original dustjacket and slipcase. Patterned softcover, 5.75 inches tall, with translucent dustjacket with title on front, floral slipcase in fair to poor condition with a faux vellum spine lettered in red. The book and dustjacket are in good to very good condition, clean and unmarked, the slipcase is… Read more
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Our Village

by Mitford, Mary Russell. Illustrated By Hugh Thomson

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$77.99

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London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1893. First edition, 1893. With 100 engraved black and white illustrations by Thomson depicting English country scenes. Three quarter blue leather by Zaehnsdorf for Scribner's Sons, marbled boards, red spine label, gilt decorated spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, attached ribbon bookmark. Some scuffing to the extremities, short surface peel to one leather… Read more
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Valuable Secrets, Concerning Arts and Trades. Or, Approved Directions from the Best Artists...

by Hubbard, Thomas

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Published
1795
Condition
Fair
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$297.99

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Norwich [Connecticut]: Thomas Hubbard, 1795. First American edition, 1795. Worn. Important reference for the late 18th century American artisan, farmer or householder. Full leather, 6.75" tall, 240 pages. Covers uniformly rubbed and worn, no spine label, front free endpaper removed (book begins with title page), pages age-toned with some occasional old dampstains toward the bottom for the first and last… Read more
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$297.99
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The Vision of Columbus

by Barlow, Joel

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Published
1787
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$177.99

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Hartford, Connecticut: Hudson and Goodwin, for the Author, 1787. First edition, title page dated 1787, and with the dedication to Louis XVI that was supposed to be eliminated after the first edition. Full brown leather, 258 pages plus 12 page list of subscribers. Includes the name of Enoch Mead dated 1787 on the front free endpaper, Brundage family names… Read more
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$177.99
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The King of the Golden River

by Ruskin, John

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Published
1901
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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$57.99

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New York: James Pott & Co., 1901. First thus, 1901. Full dark brown leather with gilt lettering and design further stamped with a double peacock design, tissue protected frontis illustration in sepia tones, title page in red and black, 64 pages. Some wear to the edges, some roughness to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block with… Read more
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Bible Immortelles. A Text Book for Mourners

by Miniature Book. Mourning Book. By the Author of Morning and Night Watches. J. R. M. [John R. Macduff]

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Published
1884
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$67.99

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London, Belfast and New York: Marcus Ward & Co., 1884. First edition, undated [1884]. Miniature book, just under 3" square, with comforting Bible verses for morning and evening of 31 days of mourning, surrounded by color wreaths and floral designs, preceded by 29 pages of comforting text also with color decoration. full brown leather with front cover title in gilt,… Read more
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Middletown, CT: Thomas Spencer, Jr., T. Dunning, Print., 1818. First Middletown from the fifth Hartford edition, 1818. Illustrated with four engraved plates showing gesture. Full calf leather with red spine label, 388 pages. Fari condition with heavy rubbing to the covers, edgewear, fairly light chipping to spine head and upper front joint, good hinges, sound text block, pages age-toned… Read more
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$87.99
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Akron, Ohio: St. Dunstan Society, 1901. Copyright 1901. Handsomely bound three volume set from the Memoirs and Secret Chronicles of the Courts of Europe series published by St. Dunstan Society. Rich black red morocco leather lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, red and tan, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers, about 9.5 inches tall, color series title… Read more
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$227.99
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Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency. Three [3] Volumes. Memoirs and Secret Chronicles of the Courts of Europe Series, St. Dunstan Society

by Duke of Saint-Simon. Translated By Bayle St. John

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
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$227.99

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Akron, Ohio: St. Dunstan Society, 1901. Copyright 1901. Handsomely bound three volume set from the Memoirs and Secret Chronicles of the Courts of Europe series published by St. Dunstan Society. Rich black red morocco leather lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, red and tan, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers, about 9.5 inches tall, color series title… Read more
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$227.99
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The Ballad of Jan Van Hunks. First Edition with Slipcase

by Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$97.99

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London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1929. First, limited ediiton, no. 384 of 620 copies printed, with original slipcase. Illustrated throughout with engravings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and with an introduction by Mackenzie Bell. Flexible covers in vellum with gilt front cover design, about 7.5 inches tall, original plain tan slipcase. The book is in very good condition, with… Read more
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$97.99
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An Essay on Education. A Poem. In Two Parts. I. The Pedant. II. The Preceptor

by Johnson, Samuel (1738-1798)

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Published
1771
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$852.99

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Shrewsbury: Stafford Pryse. Sold By R. Baldwin et al, 1771. First edition, 1771, in a fine binding by Birdsall of Northampton and London. Tan smooth calf with gilt spine lettering and gilt ruled covers, just over ten inches tall, iv, 1-45, [1], plus the advertisement and errata leaf. Exceptional example with only light edgewear and a touch of use-related cover… Read more
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$852.99
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The Story of Queen Anelida and the False Arcite: By Geoffrey Chaucer. Printed at Westminster By William Caxton About the Year 1477

by Chaucer, Geoffrey

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Facsimile
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$452.99

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Cambridge, England: University Press, 1905. High quality 1905 facimile printing of the 1477 original. Part of a series of rare 15th century printed books (incanabula) in the Cambridge University Library. Includes three leaves plus 19 pages of the facsimile pages. Gray hardcover with vellum spine and front cover label, about 10.5 inches tall. Very modest cover wear, firm text block,… Read more
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$452.99
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Bouquet for B. R. [Bruce Rogers]. A Birthday Garland Gathered By the Typophiles

by The Typophiles. Introduction By Paul A. Bennett

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Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$32.99

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New York: The Typophiles, 1950. Title page dated 1950, first edition, one of 600 copies printed. A celebration of printing in honor of Bruce Rogers, illustrated with photographs reproduced in sepia tones, examples of title pages, etc. Printed hardcover with black cloth spine, original glassine dustjacket. The book has a lightly rubbed lower corner, firm binding, clean pages, bookplate of… Read more
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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

by John Greenleaf Whittier. Edited By W. Garrett Horder

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Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
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$77.99

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London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1919. Title page dated 1919. Whittier's poems in a signed Riviere binding. Three quarter midnight blue morocco leather over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands with gilt lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, frontis portrait, 598 pages, 7.25 inches tall. Very good condition with firm binding, clean pages with a bit of… Read more
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$77.99
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Jabon

by Gildner, Gary. Illustrated By William Mulstay

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
ISBN
9780932576057
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$47.99

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Portland, OR: Breitenbush Books, 1981. Number 37 of 100 hardcover copies, signed by both the author and illustrator. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Very minor rubbing to spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with no other names or markings. Includes bookmark with information about the book, hand numbered to match the book… Read more
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