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cover of Notes for the use of the students of the municipal law in the University of Edinburgh. Being a supplement to Sir George MacKenzie's Institutions

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Edinburgh: printed by Mr. Thomas and Walter Ruddimans. Sold by Mr. William Monro, John Aitken, and the other Booksellers there, 1731. 12mo, pp. [2], ii, 187, [1]; contemporary Scottish binding of full black goat with an all-over herringbone design incorporating flowers, acorns, ferns and stars, ornamental gilt corners on covers, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red goat label in… Read more
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cover of Aldine poets

Aldine poets

by Pickering, William

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1835
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London: William Pickering, 1835. 52 (of 53) volumes (lacking 53rd volume); small 8vo, 23 engraved portrait frontispieces, one for each author excepting William Falconer, as issued; Pickering device on title pages, mixed editions, but uniformly bound in half red polished calf over marbled boards by Webb & Hunt, Liverpool, gilt-decorated spines in 6 compartments, black leather labels in 1,… Read more
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cover of Beautiful bookbindings: a thousand years of the bookbinder's art

Beautiful bookbindings: a thousand years of the bookbinder's art

by Marks, P. J. M.

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2011
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New Castle and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2011. Small 4to, pp. 192; over 100 color photographs of bindings of the highlights of the British Library's collection, accompanied by short descriptions; purple cloth, gilt title on spine, previous owner's small signature at top corner of half title, else fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.
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cover of The American spelling book: containing the rudiments of the English Language for the use of schools in the United States ... The revised impression, with the latest corrections

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Albany: Websters and Skinners, 1819. 12mo, pp. 168; 8 woodcuts illustrating 8 fables; contemporary home-made calf binding with blind geometric details, naively executed and with a few holes in the skin; nibbling to textblock corner resulting in loss of last word on 3 leaves, and again on bottom edge with loss of type on 7 leaves, tidestain on top… Read more
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cover of Dictionary of phrase and fable giving the derivation, source, or origin of common phrases, allusions, and words that have a tale to tell ... Second edition

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Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen, and Haffelfinger, n.d., 1870. 8vo, pp. [iii], viii, 979, [1]; text in double column; later half red morocco over marbled boards by Macdonald, gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 2, t.e.g.; fine, bright copy. Originally published in London in 1870, this American issue is from sheets printed in London. Brewer (1810-1897) was a… Read more
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cover of [The novels]

[The novels]

by Ainsworth, William Harrison

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Published
1900
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$862.50

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London: George Routledge and Sons Limited, Broadway, Ludgate Hill, n.d., 1900. 16 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half green morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers; engraved portrait of Ainsworth in the first volume, and with 292 engraved illustrations throughout by George Cruikshank, H. K. Browne (Phiz), John Gilbert, Tony Johannot, John Franklin, plus wood engravings in the… Read more
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cover of The Ingoldsby legends. By Thomas Ingoldsby, Esq. First [- third] series

The Ingoldsby legends. By Thomas Ingoldsby, Esq. First [- third] series

by [Barham, Richard Harris, Rev.]

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Published
1855
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London: Richard Bentley, 1855. Tenth edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, engraved title pages, engraved portrait frontispiece (in vol. III), 18 engraved plates after George Cruikshank and John Leech; later half maroon morocco over marbled boards, gilt spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 2, t.e.g.; joints and extremities rubbed; internally clean. See Cohn 50 for a description of the first… Read more
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cover of Important books on history, biography, literature, bibliography, travel, art, etc. Catalogue no. 581

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London: Maggs Bros, 1933. 8vo, pp. [2], 216; very good in original pictorial wrappers. 1500 items.
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cover of The Hungarian brothers ... Revised, corrected and illustrated with a new introduction, notes, etc. by the author

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London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street; Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh; J. Cumming, Dublin; and Galignani, Paris, 1832. 12mo, pp. [4], vii, [1], 328; inserted leaf of ads dated Dec. 1831 tipped in at front free endpaper, inserted engraved frontispiece and engraved half-title (with the imprint 'Colburn and Bentley'); original glazed plum-colored linen, gilt-lettered black labels on… Read more
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cover of Opera cum novo commentario ad modum Joannis Bond

Opera cum novo commentario ad modum Joannis Bond

by Horatius Flaccus, Quintus

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1855
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$201.25

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Paris: ex typographia Firminorum Didot, 1855. 16mo, pp. [4], xlvi, 299, [1]; text in double column; original green printed wrappers bound in; title withing decorative border, engraved headpieces; full brown crushed levant by P. Ruran, triple gilt borders on cover, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 1, a.e.g., green morocco doublures with gilt lozenge enclosed by a… Read more
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cover of Friendship's offering; and winter's wreath: a Christmas and New Year's present, for mdcccxxxix

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London: Smith, Elder and Co., Cornhill, 1839. 12mo, pp. xii, 384; engraved presentation plate and frontispiece, and 8 engraved plates; publisher's elaborately embossed full red morocco, gilt lyre central on both covers, gilt decorated spine, a.e.g.; minor rubbing; very good. Faxon 1344.
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cover of Friendship's offering; and winter's wreath: a Christmas and New Year's present, for mdcccxxxvi

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London: Smith, Elder and Co., Cornhill, 1836. 12mo, pp. xii, 384; engraved presentation plate and frontispiece, and 9 engraved plates; publisher's elaborately embossed full black morocco, gilt lyre central on both covers, gilt decorated spine, a.e.g.; minor rubbing; very good. Includes several contributions by William Henry Harrison. Faxon 1341.
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cover of A vocabulary, or pocket dictionary. To which is prefixed, a compendious grammar of the English language

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Birmingham: printed by John Baskerville, 1765. First and only edition, 18mo in sixes, 96 leaves, [†]2 a-c6 d2 B-N6 O2; later half brown morocco over marbled boards, bound by George A. Zabriskie with his armorial bookplate on upper pastedown, gilt decorated spine in five compartments, gilt-decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers; boards rubbed and bumped, title page chipped, losing the "V"… Read more
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cover of Études sur le passé et l'avenir de de l'artillerie

Études sur le passé et l'avenir de de l'artillerie

by Bonaparte, Napoléon-Louis, Prince

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1846
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Paris: J. Dumaine, 1846. 4to, 1 volume only (of 6 - the second volume wasn't published until 1851, and volumes 3-6 weren't published until 1862-71); pp. xxviii, 387, [1]; 10 engraved plates of weapons and equipment of war; contemporary full green morocco, elaborate gilt rules on covers enclosing the Napoleonic crown with the letter 'N' beneath, gilt-decorated spine in… Read more
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cover of Kurt Londenberg Bucheinbände mit einem Vorwort von Herbert Freiherr von Buttlar und Texten von Hans Adolf Halbey und Kurt Londenberg. Herausgegeben von der Vereinigung "Freunde des Klingspor-Museums" E. V.

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[Offenbach am Main: Klingspor-Museum, 1965. Edition limited to 3000 copies, small 4to (approx. 10" x 7½"), pp. 95, [1]; 24 full-page illustrations of bindings (2 in color); original terracotta wrappers; generally fine. Laid in is a 16-pagew supplement Kurt Londenberg Werkverzeichnis 1965 bis 1971.
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Kurt Londenberg Bucheinbande (Herzog August Bibliothek, Nr. 26)

by Londenberg, Kurt

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1978
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Wolfenbüttel: Herzog August Bibliothek, 1978. 4to, pp. 96; 19 full-page photographic illustrations of bindings (1 in color); original white wrappers lettered in red on spine; near fine.
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cover of The doctor &c

The doctor &c

by [Southey, Robert.]

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1835
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London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1835. 12mo, 7 volumes, volumes 1-3 second edition, the rest first; title pages printed in red and black with a geometric motif central; errata slip tipped-in in volume 6, color frontispiece in vol. 7; contemporary red morocco gilt for Toovey, bookseller, 177 Piccadilly, with gilt-decorated spines in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct… Read more
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cover of [Title in Greek:] Tes Kaines Diathékes ápanta

[Title in Greek:] Tes Kaines Diathékes ápanta

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1633
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Amsterdami: Apud Guilielmum Blaeu, 1633. 32mo, pp. 3-454, [6] (as in Darlow & Moule); extra engraved title-p. inserted; contemporary full red goat, gilt-decorated spine in 5 compartments, black leather label in 1, a.e.g.; joints cracked, but still very good and in a handsome binding. Darlow & Moule 4681: "The editor, according to Ruess, must have taken as the basis… Read more
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cover of The country and the pointed firs. And other stories. Preface by Willa Cather. With the photographs of Chansonetta Stanley Emmons

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Franklin Center, Pa: The Franklin Library, 1979. Edition limited to an unspecified number; 8vo, pp. [10], xiii-xx, [2], 3-424, [2]; double-page photographic frontispiece; original full brown gilt-stamped morocco, silk moiré endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark, a.e.g.; fine, bright copy.
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cover of Our town. The skin of our teeth, The matchmaker

Our town. The skin of our teeth, The matchmaker

by Wilder, Thornton

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Published
1980
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Franklin Center, Pa: The Franklin Library, 1980. Edition limited to an unspecified number; 8vo, pp. [10], xv-xxi, [10], 10-456, [1]; original full green gilt-stamped morocco, silk moiré endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark, a.e.g.; fine, bright copy.
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