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Histoire de la chevalerie

by Roy, J.J.E.

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Published
1839
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Good
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$40.00

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Tours: A. Mame & Cie, 1839. Language: French. A bookplate at the front pastedown identifies this as having been the property of un grand maître d'escrime. The front free endpaper is absent, but the hinge remains covered; each set of endpapers has one small, white adhesion; some foxing scattered throughout, some toning of the frontis onionskin, chipping at the foreedges… Read more
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image of Histoire des duels anciens et modernes, contenant le tableau de l'origine, des progrès et de l'esprit du duel de France et dans toutes les parties du monde...

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Paris: Tessier et Cherbuliez, 1835. Language: French. Complete in two volumes (viii + 462, 464 + 59pp.), half leather with marbled boards, marbled endpapers, the original soft covers bound in despite fairly dark gray smudging and some foxing. Pages bear modest toning and foxing; each half-title page has binding instructions penciled in a 20th century hand; both bindings are firm… Read more
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$250.00
image of Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, The false Principles and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, And his Followers, Are Detected and Overthrown [etc.]

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London: A. Bettesworth, J. Pemberton, and E. Symon, 1728. A prior owner's plate at the front fixed endpaper shows the arms of the Cholmondeley family quartered with another, then the name of Nathan Cholmley, Esquire; a later plate gives the name of John W. McReynolds, a Dallas oil tycoon. The (original) endpapers are both splitting with cord showing and bear… Read more
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$2,500.00
image of The Common-wealth of Utopia: containing a learned and pleasant Discourse of the best State of a publike-Weale, as it is found in the Government of the new Ile called Utopia

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London: B. Alsop & T. Fawcet, 1639. Full original calf, with both fixed endpapers freed from the boards but still attached to the page block; the front hinge is now covered by the large bookplate of Hugh Cecil Lowther, Fifth Earl of Lonsdale, accompanied but not obscured by a small, penned note and the plate of Dallas oil giant John… Read more
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$4,000.00
image of Dissertation Historique sur les Duels et les Ordres de Chevalerie; Discours Preliminaire, ou l'on entrepend de montrer, que le duel, fondé sur les maximes du point d'honneur, est une vengeance barbare [etc.]

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Basel: Jean Christ, 1740. Language: French. Handsome in the original leather and endpapers with several woodcut ornaments. Pages bear scattered foxing throughout and some dust staining verging to age toning despite the red-tinted block edges; there is also a number penned at the top of the final endpaper, but no other owners' marks. The binding remains tight, though the cords… Read more
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$600.00
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Blüthenjahre: Novellen für die Reifere weibliche Jugend

by Hirschmann, Julie

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Published
1856
Condition
Good
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$200.00

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Berlin: Winckelmann & Söhne, 1856. Language: German. Pages remain bright, though foxed throughout and bearing three owners' names on the reverse of the frontispiece; binding is square and tight, though with an internal repair fixing the bound edge of the front free endpaper to the following (blank) page. Full black cloth cover bears a few rubbed spots along the sides… Read more
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image of Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry, from the Works of A. M. Legendre. Adapted to the Course of Mathematical  Instruction in the United States (Davies' Mathematics)

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New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1872. Pages clean except for a prior owner's name on the front free endpaper, one glue stain at each of the two fixed endpapers, some splitting and an abrasion at the front hinge, scattered foxing, and modest margin toning throughout; binding remains square and secure, full leather cover showing some fading and finish… Read more
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$35.00
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Volpone: or The Foxe

by Jonson, Ben; O'Sullivan, Vincent (essay)

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
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$450.00

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New York: John Lane Company, 1898. Pages bright and clean except for a few small handling prints to the initial leaves, toning at the endpapers, and a touch of dust staining along the head edges; binding square and secure, full blue cloth turned inward at corners and spine ends with some small spots of fraying just starting, some light rubbing… Read more
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$450.00
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Les Duels célèbres

by Vaux, Baron de

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Published
1884
Condition
Very Good
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$200.00

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Paris: Ed. Rouvevre & G. Blond, 1884. Language: French. Pages are crisp and clean except for occasional foxing, two shallow brown spots on the foreedge, and gentle toning in the margins; binding is square and tight; half-leather cover bears some surface scratching to the marbled paper front and rear and a little scuffing along the exterior edges, otherwise bright and… Read more
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$200.00
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Optimism: The Lesson of Ages

by Blood, Benjamin

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Published
1860
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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Boston: Bela Marsh, 1860. Some scattered foxing throughout, but no owners' marks; pages remain overall crisp and only mildly toned in the margins. Binding is square and tight; hard cover shows pale water staining on the front board, some specking and spotting on the rear, mild rubbing along the sides of the spine and around the somewhat-softened corners and spine… Read more
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$100.00
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La Scienza della Scherma

by Rosaroll Scorza, Giuseppe; Grisetti, Pietro

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Published
1803
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,500.00

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Milano: Nella Stamperia del Giornale Italico, 1803. Signed by both authors opposite the index. Language: Italian. There is a prior owner's name written on the top left corner of the front endpaper, as well as an attached bookplate; there is also a small stamp on the title page; no other owners' marks. The pages are considerably rippled, and there are… Read more
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La Theorie de L'Escrime Enseignee par une Methode Simple Basee sur L'Observation de la Nature

by Gomard, A. -J. -J. Possellier

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Published
1845
Condition
Good
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$250.00

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Paris: Librairie Militaire de J. Dumaine, 1845. Language: French. A prior owner or perhaps the publisher has corrected a sentence on p. 160; no other owners' marks; the pages are foxed, palely but frequently, throughout, and there is a slight ripple through the page block, otherwise clean and intact; the binding is square and tight; there are spots of rub-through… Read more
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Les Lois du Duel

by Laborie, Bruneau de

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Published
1906
Condition
Acceptable
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Paris: Manzi, Joyant, 1906. Language: French. There is a prior owner's stamp and signature on the first (blank) page and another small stamp on the half-title; some noticeable foxing on the first and final signatures, otherwise pages are clean and neatly preserved. The signatures remain securely stitched, if the first two are starting to loosen. The original wraps are included… Read more
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Les Armes et le Duel

by Grisier, A.; Dumas, Alexandre (preface)

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Published
1864
Condition
Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, Libraire de la Societe des Gens de Lettres, 1864. Language: French. Prior owners' names are penned on the second page, the title page, and page 165, nine small margin marks, and one soulignement; pages are also foxed and bear occasional water staining in the margins. The book has been rebound, with the original spine plate reaffixed;… Read more
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Les Joueurs d'Epee: A travers les Siecles

by Letainturier-Fradin, Gabriel

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Published
1904
Condition
Good
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$175.00

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Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Libraire-Editeur, 1904. Language: French. No owners' marks; the top page block edge bears some dust-spotting, and the page edges are toned from age, otherwise clean; binding is somewhat relaxed, but secure; the spine is slightly canted and creased beneath the cloth, and there is rub-through along the top and bottom edges of the hard cover, otherwise well-preserved… Read more
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Les Salles d'Armes de Paris

by de Saint-Albin, A.

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Published
1875
Condition
Very Good
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$250.00

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Paris: Glady Freres Editeurs, 1875. Language: French. No owners' marks; pages are clean, though there is some scattered foxing, as well as a tap at the top right corner of pp. 153-174 which has caused some wrinkling in margins; binding is square and tight; the hard cover is bright and clean and attractive, with only some rubbing at the spine… Read more
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The Innocents Abroad - or - The New Pilgrims' Progress

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1870
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition - Later Issue
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$1,000.00

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Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1870. Though bearing prior owners' notations, it is worthwhile to note that the stamp at the first (blank) page is that of Cassius M. Clay, then of Mexico, Missouri, prior to his career as an abolitionist and statesman, with the inscription of his father, Green Clay, at the title page, dated 1870 with a given location… Read more
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