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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE PHILOMATHEAN SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA TO TRANSLATE THE INSCRIPTION ON THE ROSETTA STONE. First Edition.

by (Morton, Henry; Hale, Charles Reuben; and Jones, S. Huntington).

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Published
1858
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Good
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(L. N. Rosenthal for the) Philomathean Society, Philadelphia: ., 1858 pp. (2) [Title & Dedication]; 1-72; 81-136; (24) [Appendix] + An added colored scenic plate. Lithographed throughout, with many pages having colored illustrations and highly decorative frames. The lithographed text appears as a hand written manuscript. 4to. 230 mm. Original illustrated paper boards binding, with minor defects. Spine perished. The… Read more
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Firmin Didot, Paris: ., 1806 ff. (6) [May lack a half-title], 263. 12 mo. 180 mm. Signatures irregularly signed, but pagination is apparently complete. Simple leather backed boards binding. Hardbound. Very Good. Firmin Didot (1764-1836) was a French printer, engraver, type founder, and scholar. Born in Paris into a family of printers and paper makers founded by Franois Didot. Firmin… Read more
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A FRAGMENT OF THE CHRONICLES OF NATHAN BEN SADDI, PRINTED IN PHILADELPHIA BY JAMES CHATTIN, 1758. FACSIMILE. With an Introduction by Samuel W. Pennypacker.

by Saddi, Nathan Ben (fictitious author); Pennypacker, Samuel W.

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Published
1904
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Very Good
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The Philobiblon Club, Philadelphia: ., 1904 pp. 18 [Introduction by Samuel W. Pennypacker] + 15 Color plates reproducing the original book with its manuscript notes. Printed on fine hand made paper. Original printed paper boards, with a chip or two at the top edge and spine. Hardbound. Very Good+. Limited to 150 copies. An important and influential "Colonial Satire" of… Read more
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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Woodcuts by Ilse Bischoff.

by Moore, Clement Clarke.

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Published
1930
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Very Good
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Special Edition.
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Holiday House, New York: Ca. 1930's., 1930 np. Color woodcuts by Ilse Bischoff. Color decorated title page. Large print. Design by Helen Gentry. Printing by William E. Rudge's Sons for Holiday House. Inner hinge cracked. 12mo. Unusual split hinge binding, without spine label. Original thick paper boards. Paper boards decorated in color with Christmas stockings. Very nice little copy. Fine… Read more
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THE BATTLE OF LIFE. A Love Story.

by Dickens, Charles.

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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Samuel A. Dalton, Philadelphia: December 25, 1956., 1956 88p. Color drawings on faux parchment by Rey Abruzzi through Frank R. Ewing. Title page lettered in red and black. Text title and author printed in red. Text was composed photographically in the Fotosetter by Typo Photo - Composition, Inc. Format and Typography by Robert Donald. Christmas Greeting insert poem. Bookplate of… Read more
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THE ADVENTURES OF SIMPLICISSIMUS. In a New Translation by John P. Spielman. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg.

by Simplicissimus; Von Grimmelshausen, Johann Jakob Christoffel.

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Published
1981
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Fine
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Printed for Members of the Limited Editions Club, New York: 1981., 1981 386 p. Folio. Bound by A. Horowitz and Son in full Dutch half-linen, stamped in bronze and blind. Slipcase. The typography was designed by Antonie Eichenberg; printed in black and red by the Heritage Printers; set in Linotype Janson, with titles hand lettered by Mrs. Eichenberg; the Wood… Read more
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CHARACTERISTICKS OF MEN, MANNERS, OPINIONS, TIMES. In Three Volumes. The Fifth Edition. [First Baskerville Edition].

by Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper (3rd Earl of Shaftesbury); Baskerville, John.

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Published
1773
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Very Good
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Printed by John Baskerville, Birmingham, M.DCC.LXXIII: ., 1773 Three volumes. pp. (2), iv, 364; 443; (2) 391, [54] (Index) + Engraved frontis portrait by Simon Gribelin after the painting by J. Closterman + Fine engraved title vignettes and headpieces by Gribelin. 8vo. 240 mm. Collation and pagination as noted in Gaskell with the typical errors. Cancels in our example: Vol.… Read more
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Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Plantin Press, Los Angeles: 1949., 1949 Two Volumes. Illustrated with copper engravings by Carl Schultheiss; pulled by Anderson-Lamb, New York; designed by Saul Marks and printed at The Plantin Press, set in monotype Garamond on Collins special paper. Title pages printed in red and black. Wide margins. 4to. 7… Read more
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HE KAINE DIATHEKE [Greek Title] = NOVUM TESTAMENTUM : JUXTA EXEMPLAR MILLIANUM. Typis Joannis Baskerville.

by Bible - New Testament - Greek; Baskerville. 1763.

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Published
1763
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Very Good
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e typographeo Clarendoniano, sumptibus academiae, Oxonii. (Clarendon Press, Oxford): ., 1763 pp. [4], 415, [1]. Small age and damp stains to the first and last 40 leaves or so. Wide margined. Large 4to. 300mm. All edges gold gilt. Early plain full vellum binding. Marbled endpapers. Hand lettered ownership of: J.M Hicks, Winton, September 1910. Sole quarto printing of the Greek… Read more
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Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Plantin Press, Los Angeles: 1949., 1949 Two Volumes. Illustrated with copper engravings by Carl Schultheiss; pulled by Anderson-Lamb, New York; designed by Saul Marks and printed at The Plantin Press, set in monotype Garamond on Collins special paper. Title pages printed in red and black. Wide margins. 4to. 7… Read more
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The Folio Society, London: ., 1964 177p. + Colored and gilt frontis showing a view of Mecca. Bookplate of Jeanne A. Mill. Map endpapers. 8vo. Original full green cloth binding, front board elaborately decorated in an arabesque design. Spine lettered in red with gold. Original slip case. Hardbound. Limited edition of only 1,000 copies. Second impression. Very nice ISLAM BOX… Read more
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The Roycroft Printing Shop (Elbert Hubbard), East Aurora, NY: ., 1896 pp. (4), 40 (1). Small 8vo. 190 mm. Title with the Roycroft device printed in red; colophon in light red. Foxed throughout. Endpapers browned. Gilt lettered brown boards, backed in coarse white cloth. Edition probably limited to only 420 copies. McKenna. Roycroft Bib. 6. One of Shaw's earliest appearances… Read more
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THE SHEPHEARDES CALENDER. [Facsimile of the original edition of 1579].

by Spenser, Edmund (1552?-1599).

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Published
1890
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Poor
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[John C. Nimmo, London: ]., 1890 56 leaves. Paper browned and very brittle. Top edge gilt. Though once ribon tied into boards, this is now disbound and fragile. This is likely part of the edition of only five hundred and twenty copies printed for England and America combined. This example apparently lacks the preliminaries, including the introduction. Still, it is… Read more
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A SONG OF THE LATTER DAY.

by Peterson, Frederick.

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Published
1904
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Good
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Privately Printed [Arranged and Printed at the Cheltenham Press], New York: ., 1904 79 p. Mold made paper with deckle edges. Small 8vo. 200 mm. Full flexible vellum binding, with linen ties. Central tie broken. Yapp edges. Limited edition. "This edition is limited to two hundred and fifty copies." Includes a few poems on natural history and evolution. Very scarce.… Read more
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THE BOOK OF JOB According to the Authorized Version.

by Bible; Book of Job.

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Published
1903
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Very Good
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Printed by Charles Whittingham & Co. Chiswick Press, London For Scott-Thaw Co., New York: ., 1903 pp. xii, 95. Title printed in red and black. 8vo. Velum backed cloth boards binding; lettered in gilt. Edition Limited to 400 copies printed on handmade paper. Top edge gilt; deckle edged; partially uncut. Some soiling, but generally a very good example of this… Read more
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THREE LEGENDS.

by Hills, Emily Malvina.

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Published
1908
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Very Good
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[Self Published, Rome: ., 1908 19 leaves + One plate. Title page and chapter heads, and some vignettes and devices printed in red. Thick mold made paper with deckle edges. 8vo. 205 mm. Full flexible vellum binding, with leather ties. Ties now almost gone. Front cover with a wonderful rosebush design in gilt. The binding is typical of those issued… Read more
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THE LUCK OF THE BEAN-ROWS, A FAIRY TALE

by Nodier, Charles (1780-1844)

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Published
1921
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Very Good
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$100.00

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(Printed at the Westminster Press for) Daniel O'Connor, London: 1921, 1921 60 p. + Colored frontis; color illustrated title page; and one plate. Colored text illustrations throughout. Toned paper. 8vo. 270 mm. With the separate poem "To the Princess." Unusual cloth backed illustrated paper boards binding; decorated with a pattern of diamonds in five colors. Claud Lovat Fraser (1890-1921) was… Read more
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THE ILLUMINATED CALENDAR for m.dccc.xl.vi.

by Humphreys, Henry Noel.

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Published
1846
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Fair
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Longman and Co., London: ., 1846 'The Illuminated Calendar and Home Diary for 1846. From the 'Hours' of the Duke of Anjou, King of Sicily and Jerusalem. Now in the Bibliotheque Royale, Paris. / Date concerning the Houses of Anjou, with some remarks on their patronage of Illuminators." Printed throughout on thin card. Introductory text by H.N. Humphreys is in… Read more
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Bernard Quaritch, London: 1893., 1893 pp. xxi, 54 Full Page Facsimiles printed in reddish-brown. Wide margins. Title page and fly leaves foxed, otherwise the introduction and plates are clean. Large 4to. 305mm. Original cloth covered boards. Lacks leather spine. Deserves rebacking. Probably intended as a companion to Quaritch's colored version of Songs of Innocence and Experience. Scarce. Bentley. Blake Books:… Read more
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Richard Ellis : The Georgian Press, Westport, CT: ., 1929 pp. (iv), 24, (2). Thin 4to. 300 mm. Original paper boards binding. Number 317 of an edition limited to 435 numbered copies. Printed by Richard W. Ellis at his Georgian Press, on hand-made deckle edged paper, unopened. Ransom p. 292. Doctor [Oliver] Goldsmith (1728-1774) wrote Retaliation in 1774, responding to… Read more
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