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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 The natural house

The natural house

by Wright, Frank Lloyd

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Published
1954
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$1,725.00

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New York: Horizon Press, 1954. First edition, 4to, pp. 223, [1]; portrait frontispiece, approximately 100 illustrations and plans throughout the text; fine copy in an intact, but worn dust jacket. The jacket is in the second state with the price of $7.50 on the front flap. The binding is in the first state with "54" after Wright's facsimile signature… Read more
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cover of Les termes de la ley: or certaine difficult and obscure words and termes of the common lawes and statutes of this realme now in use expounded and explained. Newly imprinted, and much inlarged and augmented. With a new addition of two hundred and fifty words

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London: printed by Jo. Beale and Rich. Hearne, 1641. Small 8vo, pp. [12], 271 leaves [i.e. 542 pages]; printer's device on title page, English and French in parallel columns; ca. 1800 mottled calf, gilt-decorated spoine, red and black morocco labels, label at bottom reading "509" in gilt - private shelf mark?); front hinge slightly cracked, bound without the preliminary… Read more
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cover of The works of Edgar Allan Poe

The works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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Published
1910
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$442.75

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, n.d. [ca. 1920?], 1910. 10 volumes, small 8vo (approx. 7½" x 5¼"), frontispiece in each volume, facsimile signatures in "Autography" in vol. VIII; occasional light spotting; near fine in original green cloth, gilt-stamped spines. Volumes 1-4, Tales [i.e. volume 4, Poems] ; volumes 5-10, Miscellaneous. Not found in BAL.
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cover of Photo album of a 1953 missionary family in Japan

Photo album of a 1953 missionary family in Japan

by Swanson, Edwin, Rev

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Published
1953
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$373.75

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Hiroshima, 1953. Pictorial lacquer photo album (approx. 7¾" x 11"), containing 79 photographs (mostly 3¼" x 2¼" but a few larger) on 21 pages, each with an ink caption or a typed mounted caption; painted boards with a depiction of Japan, Korea, and Mt. Fuji, with faux mother-of-pearl onlays, all edges gilt; a couple of small scratches, but overall… Read more
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cover of Johnson's dictionary of the English language. With Walker's pronunciation of all the difficult or doubtful words; and marks to show where to double the consonant in the participle. Corrall's Diamond Edition

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London: Orr and Smith, Paternoster Row, 1835. 16mo (4¾" x 3"), pp. [2], iv, 234, [1]; text in double column; publisher's full calf; gilt lettering direct on spine. Book label on pink paper of Marie Josephine Palmer on front free endpaper. Early inscription on front pastedown of Mr. Charles Palmer, London. Gift inscription to Sophie Marr from her brother,… Read more
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[Saint Paul]: The Hermetic Press, 2019. Edition limited to 31 copies, this being one of 26 lettered copies on 125 gsm Stardream paper (there are also 5 on 110 gsm Plike paper), 8vo (approx. 9¾" x 5½"); [22] leaves; printed in color throughout, handset foundry type used includes Eurostyle Normal & Extended; Aurora Condensed & Bold Condensed; Permanent; Headline… Read more
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cover of [The Iliad and the Odyssey in Greek =] Tes tou Homerou Iliados ho tomos proteros [denteros]

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Glasguae: in aedibus academicis, excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis, 1756. 4 volumes in 2, foolscap folio, pp. xi, [1], 312; [4], 333, [3]; [8], 297, [3]; [4], 334, [2]; without the general title page in volume I ("rarely found") but preserving leaf 4F2 (blank) in volume I of The Odyssey; contemporary full French mottled calf, recently rebacked with old… Read more
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Fanny

by Halleck, Fitz-Greene

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Published
1819
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$575.00

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New York: published by C. Wiley & Co. ... Clayton & Kingsland, printers, 1819. First edition, 8vo, pp. 49, [1]; original printed wrappers; spine perished, wanting the front free endpaper, edges curled; good. This is Halleck's first separate publication, a satire on social climbers in New York City. American Imprints 48137; BAL 6960; Weglin 976.
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cover of Guide to, or descriptive catalogue of the Chinese Museum, in the Marlboro' Chapel, Boston, with miscellaneous remarks upon the government, history, religions, literature, agriculture, arts, trades, manners, and customs of the Chinese

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Boston: Eastburn's Press, 1845. 8vo, pp. 152; original pictorial green front wrapper, back wrapper wanting, and front wrapper present, but detached; moderate foxing; all else very good. Five characters in Chinese are printed upside down on wrapper and title page, suggesting this is an early if not first state as all previous copies we have seen are correct. A… Read more
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cover of The Constitution of the state of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, as adopted by the convention, assembled at Newport, September, 1842

The Constitution of the state of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, as adopted by the convention, assembled at Newport, September, 1842

by Constitutional Convention, Fenner, James, president & Henry Y. Cranston, vice-president; Thomas A. Jenckes and Henry Bowen, secretaries

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Published
1842
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$143.75

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Providence: Knowles & Vose, 1842. 8vo, pp. 24; removed from binding, wrappers wanting, lightly toned, last 2 leaves miscreased; all else very good. The first legally binding Rhode Island constitution, adopted overwhelmingly via referendum in November of 1842 (although with a low voter turnout). It was created in response to the Dorrite "People's Constitution, following the failure of an… Read more
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cover of Three score years and ten, life-long memories of Fort Snelling, Minnesota, and other parts of the west

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[Minneapolis: Harrison & Smith, printing house], 1888. First edition, with copyright notice slip pasted to verso of title, 8vo, pp. 176; gravure frontispiece portrait; 3 rub marks on upper cover, else very good in original green cloth, gilt-stamped on upper cover. Charlotte Van Cleve (née Clark, b. 1819) was the first white child born in Wisconsin, and as a… Read more
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cover of China in miniature; containing illustrations of the manners, customs, character and costumes of the people of that empire. With 16 colored engravings

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Boston: Clapp and Broaders, 1834. Square 16mo (approx. 5¼" x 4¾"), pp. vi, [1], 8-127, [1]; 14 full-page hand-colored engravings; original green cloth, printed paper label on upper cover; front hinge cracked, front and back free endpapesr excised, tear in the corner of the last leaf with loss to blank margin; a good copy. This copy with a presentation… Read more
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cover of Report of the trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for treason: including the testimony at length, arguments of counsel - the charge of the Chief Justice - the motions and arguments on the questions of a new trial and in arrest of judgment: together with the sentence of the court, and the speech of Mr. Dorr, before sentence. From notes taken at the trial

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Providence: B. F. Moore, 1844. First edition, 8vo, pp. 115, [1]; text largely in double column; removed from binding, wrappers wanting, all else very good. Most of this report was published earlier in the Republican Herald according to the Preface which is signed: George Turner [and] W. S. Burges. American Imprints 2044; Bartlett, p. 111; Cohen 14138; Sabin 20650.… Read more
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cover of The moon hoax; or, a discovery that the moon has a vast population of human beings...illustrated with a view of the moon, as seen by Lord Rosse's telescope

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New York: William Gowans, 1859. First edition thus, 8vo, pp. vi, [1], 8-63, [1]; wood-engraved frontispiece of the moon; very good copy in original printed wrappers, wrappers lose, but present. An old bookseller's clipping laid in to another copy of the book we have handled notes that this is "one of the immortal journalistic stunts of the 19th century."… Read more
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cover of The florist's guide; containing practical directions for the cultivation of annual, biennial, and perennial flowering plants ... with a monthly calendar, containing instructions for the management of greenhouse plants throughout the year

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New York: for sale by T. Bridgeman ... Boston, Joseph Breck [et al.], 1840. 12mo, pp. viii, [9]-180; light foxing, withdrawn stamp at top of title page and preface, and evidence of a bookplate removal on front pastedown, old sticker on spine and mild dampstain on upper cover; all else very good and sound in original brown cloth, gilt… Read more
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cover of A plea for Africa. A sermon preached October 26, 1817, in the First Presbyterian Church in the city of New-York, before the synod of New-York and New-Jersey, at the request of the Board of Directors of the African School established by the synod

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New-York: Gould, printer, Chatham-St, 1817. 8vo, pp. 76; wrappers wanting, lightly foxed, slight tidestain in top margin; all else very good. "In this pamphlet Dr. Griffin examines the place of Africans in the Bible, identifying them with the Ethiopians and the Cushites. He relates the history of slavery from ancient times to modern, and pleads for the necessity of… Read more
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cover of Judas! Nos. 1-18 [complete]

Judas! Nos. 1-18 [complete]

by Muir, Andrew

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Published
2006
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$258.75

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Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire, U.K.: Woodstock Publications, 2006. 18 issues in all, 9½" x 6½", each issue generally 60-80 pages, illustrated throughout, much in color; original color pictorial wrappers; generally fine. The final issue, nos. 19 and 20 bound dos-a-dos, is lacking. Otherwise this is a complete run. Says Muir on his websire: "My second editorial stint was on a… Read more
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cover of A Tennyson dictionary. The characters and place-names contained in the poetical and dramatic

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London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1916. 8vo, pp. [8], 296; errata slip tipped in at p. 1; text in double column; original full green cloth, gilt title on spine; light rubbing to lower board, endpapers toned, bookplate of James Mead, Curator Emeritus of Marine Mammals at the Smithsonian; text clean and… Read more
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cover of Two years on! Dylan books newsletters nos. 1-8 [all published]

Two years on! Dylan books newsletters nos. 1-8 [all published]

by Woodward, Ian, editor

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Published
1981
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$40.25

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N.p. but U.K.: [publisher not identified], 1981. 8vo (8¼" x 5¾"), pp. [12]; original pictorial green wrappers, stapled; near fine. Produced by Ian Woodward in November 1981, this publication is a collection of eight (12-sides) of Dylan Books Newsletters originally written for HoBo from 1979-81. Produced in early Wicked Messenger style.
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