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THE OXFORD BOOK OF DEATH

by ENRIGHT, D.J., editor

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Published
1983
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First printing
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Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1983. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. pp (xiv), (353). Index. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine in fine jacket. … Read more
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Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1987. Hardcover. Three volume set. Blue cloth, in blue cloth slipcase with magnifying glass in tray. Vol I: spine a bit concave, with two diagonal creases to half-title leaf, corner crease to last two (blank) leaves and rear free endpaper, else fine. Vols II and III are fine. Some soft curling to text… Read more
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$74.95
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Colliers, Brookthorpe, Gloucester: Privately printed. 1952. Hardcover. Quarter bound in black cloth and patterned boards. pp (xviii), (47) + 5 photo plates. Edition of 250 copies. Some yellowing to page edges and endpapers, bubbling to pastedowns, rippling to frontispiece, boards just a little splayed, else VG. Pale grey jacket has yellowing, chips to spine ends and… Read more
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A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

by JOHNSON, Samuel

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Published
1979
ISBN
9780723002284
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$195.00

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London: Times Books. 1979. Hardcover. 0723002282 . Two volumes in one facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1755. Maroon leather grain cloth. spine elaborately decorated in gilt, sprinkled page edges. Spine a bit concave, else fine, no owner marks. Maroon leather grain card slipcase has small rubbed spots, VG otherwise. Note: 10 kg, 43 x… Read more
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London: and G. and T. Wilkie. 1795. Hardcover. The title page continues "The divers sorts of coats-of-arms in use; with their essential and integral parts displayed separately. The several marks by which bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. The different kinds of tinctures, lines, figures, charges, and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The… Read more
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THE WORLD BOOK OF WONNACOTTS

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Published
1995
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$15.00

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USA: Halbert's Family Heritage. 1995. Softcover. Quarto. Colour illustrations. Made to order geneaology of the Wonnacott family. Mostly general stuff with pages of names and addresses of Wonnacotts around the world at the rear. Fine copy. ; Quarto .
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AUSTRALIAN BANK NOTES 1817-1963...

by TOMLINSON, Geoffrey William

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Published
1963
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First Edition
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$25.00

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Melbourne: Hawthorn Press. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Title page continues : "A Descriptive Catalogue of the Notes of the Banks of Issue 1817 to 1910, the Commonwealth of Australia 1910 to 1963 and others, together with brief notations.TOMLINSON, GEOFFREY WILLIAM". Red cloth. pp (8), 143. Many photos. Tape stains to endpapers and lightly to covers, else… Read more
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FRANK'S REAL PA

by WOODRING, Jim

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Published
1995
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First Edition
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$30.00

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Seattle: Fantagraphics Books. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. Octavo, 48 pp, stapled in colour paper covers. Mild cover rubbing, soft crease to upper outer corners, VG clean & tight otherwise, no owner names. Issued as JIM Special #1. All graphics. Originally appeared in the Millennium Whole Earth Catalogue; some images were altered to fit this new format.… Read more
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ONLY ROCK 'N' ROLL. Comic Strips and Cartoons

by LOWRY, Ray

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Published
1980
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First Edition
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Manchester [UK]: New Manchester Review. 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Oblong format, 17 x 24.5 cm. stapled in card covers. [60] pp. A fine, uncreased copy, no owner names. Uncommon. .
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London: Waterlow and Sons, Printers. 1886. First Edition. Softcover. Octavo, pp (iv), 88, stapled, in buff printed wrappers. Spine darkened, with chips at ends; staples rusty, with a narrow chip at inner margin of front cover at staple; rear cover has slight soiling and a small chip and insect holes at top margin; pencil ownership inscription inside… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF THE REVENUE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE...The Third Edition

by Sinclair, John, Sir, 1754-1835.

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Published
1804
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$650.00

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London: A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies...1803, 1803, 1804. 1804. Hardcover.. Third edition, revised, with a new author introductory note (first was in 1785). Three volumes, octavo, old mottled calf, spines with labels, raised bands, gilt ornaments, page edges marbled. pp (2, half-title), xvi, 532; viii, 411, (1), 63 (appendices); viii, 320, 196 (appendices). Gilt… Read more
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THE ATTWOOD FAMILY, with historic notes & pedigrees

by Robinson, John

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Published
1903
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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Sunderland, England: Printed for Private Circulation by Hills and Company. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover.. Octavo, blue cloth gilt. pp (x), 123, (ix)-xxiii, index, (2) + numerous plates with tissue guards + 12 folding genealogical charts at rear (collated and complete). Page edges untrimmed. Minor rubbing to tips of lightly darkened spine; yellowing to page edges; light foxing… Read more
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THE BAN OF THE BORI: Demons and Demon-Dancing in West and North Africa

by TREMEARNE, A. J. N., Major

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Published
1914
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First Edition
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$250.00

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London: Heath Cranton & Ouseley, no date (1914). 1914. First Edition. Hardcover.. Original brown pictorial cloth stamped in black, spine gilt lettered. pp 504 + colour frontispiece with tissue guard and 32 plates containing 60 photos; 47 figures in the text. Spine has minor rubbing at ends, gilt just a little dulled; tissue guard browned; cracked rear… Read more
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London: Seeley, Service & Co.. 1912. Hardcover.. Second edition, with new author Preface (first also 1912). Original terra cotta cloth stamped in gilt and blind. pp xvi, 17-(342 ), (10, ads) + 16 pp publisher's catalogue + 36 illustrations on 30 plates and one folding map at rear; 2 illustrations in text, indexed. Light offset tanning to… Read more
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image of NEW CLIMBS IN NORWAY: An Account of Some Ascents in the Sondmore District.  Illustrated by A.D. McCormick and from Photographs

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London: T. Fisher Unwin. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Original dark green cloth gilt lettered, with photographic label on front cover. pp [2], x, (258), [2] + frontispiece with captioned tissue guard; 17 illustrations in text, many full-page, top edge gilt. Library discard, with black panel on spine; shadow of removed label on front and rear … Read more
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THE ART & CRAFT OF OLD LACE. With an Introduction by Wilhelm Pinder

by HENNEBERG, Alfred von

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Published
1931
Edition
First US Edition
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New York: E. Weyhe. 1931. First US Edition. Hardcover. Original black bevel edge cloth gilt lettered. pp (3)-181. 47 pp text following by the plates (some in colour; captions in English, French, German, and Italian). Library discard with rubber stamps; pouch at rear; bit of wear to spine tips; else a sound, clean copy, text unworn,… Read more
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Uccle-Brussels: Interparliamentary Bureau. 1912. Softcover.. 16 pp, stapled, in pale orange printed paper covers. Some sunning to margins of covers, soft creases, else a VG+ clean and unworn copy, no owner names. Founded in 1889 and still active, the Interparliamentary Union "is the focal point for world-wide parliamentary dialogue and works for peace and co-operation among… Read more
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Boston: Crosby, Nichols. 1859. Hardcover. Third printing (first was in 1854). Original dark brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, [2], viiii, 426, [4], cream endpapers. Spine a bit worn at tips, with gilt lettering dulled; cloth splits to spine and front joint neatly repaired; scattered foxing (not heavy); book just a little leaned; else… Read more
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$75.00
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Berlin: "Der Syndikalist. 1922. First Edition. Softcover. Green card covers lettered in red and black. pp (44), stapled. Russian Revolution Series no. 3. Printed on pulpy, now tanned and brittle paper; last leaf pulling at the rusty staples; creases and chips to upper outer corners of late leaves, well away from any printing; first leaf has a… Read more
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$85.00
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Cairo, 3rd June, 1885. 1885. Softcover. 18 pp, sewn, in tan printed paper covers. Ex American Antiquarian Society, with their blind stamp on front cover and discreet withdrawal rubber stamp at rear. The whole is vertically creased; wrappers are browned and chipped at edges; spine split neatly repaired; VG otherwise. A fragile and rare pamphlet. WorldCat… Read more
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