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cover of Poster: 1972 Munich OLYMPICS

Poster: 1972 Munich OLYMPICS

by Alan Davie

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Alan Davie, artist. Olympische Spiele Munchen 1972. Reproduction Plakat: Edition Olympia 1972 GmbH 1972; Printed in Germany Vintage poster, VG, light toning and minor wear. 40 x 25 inches.
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cover of [Book Arts]. Uncut suite of steel engravings, being the plates to ‘Scripture History, for the Young’.

[Book Arts]. Uncut suite of steel engravings, being the plates to ‘Scripture History, for the Young’.

by [Lucy and Bernard BARTON] – Attributed to John Wykeham ARCHER (1808-1864, artist engraver).

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1848
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An uncut suite of steel engravings, being the plates to 'Scripture History, for the Young'. London & Paris: Peter Jackson, [undated but 1848]. 29 (of 30) sheets (11 1/8 x 8 3/4in; 282 x 222mm.), with 4 images per sheet, a total of 116 (of 120) images, some signed by 'J. Archer', most unsigned. Stapled at left margin. Condition: one sheet… Read more
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cover of Russian book from famed ROVA FARMS TOLSTOY LIBRARY

Russian book from famed ROVA FARMS TOLSTOY LIBRARY

by Mikhail Tugan-Baranovsky , Ukrainian economist

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Scarce 1921 book by Ukraine's most important economist...Mikhail Tugan-Baranovsky, 1865-1919. Соціальныя основы коопераціи. Berlin: 1921. Translates to: The Social Foundations for Cooperation. Posthumously published work by a leading Ukrainian economist who died in 1919, on his way to the Peace Conference. Title page stamped, ROVA FARMS | L. N. TOLSTOY LIBRARY | CASSVILLE, N. J.— a community founded to… Read more
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cover of [MODERNISM] 5 poetry books by Evans, including Sonnets from The Patagonian (First edition)

[MODERNISM] 5 poetry books by Evans, including Sonnets from The Patagonian (First edition)

by Evans, Donald

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1914
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5 Books of poems by Donald Evans, including Sonnets from The Patagonian— a collection of sonnets and the first work published by the author's own press, Claire Marie. "Printed December 1913"; Title page dated 1914. First edition. Board tips worn, some cover scuffing and slight toning, but overall a VG copy of a very scarce book. … Read more
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cover of [American Imprint]. Washington's Political Legacies, 1800.

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Washington's Political Legacies; To Which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing an Account of His ... Note: Boston: Printed for J. Russell and J. West, 1800. Good binding copy, lacking 1 cover, the other loose; spine label intact; endpapers present.
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cover of [Bookplate]. Livre Dernieres Annees De Madame D'Epinay, 1884

[Bookplate]. Livre Dernieres Annees De Madame D'Epinay, 1884

by Perey Lucien - Maugras Gaston.

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[Bookplate]. Livre Dernieres Annees De Madame D'Epinay Son Salon Et Ses Amis de Perey Lucien - Maugras Gaston... Paris: CALMANN LEVY - 7° EDITION. 1894. 3/4 green leather. Light wear. Provenance: Bruce family, Staunton Hill. an historic plantation (Clarksville, Virginia, U.S.A.)—bookplate designed by J. C. Janet.
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cover of [Folk Art] WWII Era Drawing of a Soldier and Woman under a tree, with a French inscription

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Folk art drawing showing a soldier and woman
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cover of The Sound of Waves.

The Sound of Waves.

by Mishima,

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Published
1956
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First edition, stated. Light wear to jacket. Unclipped. See images.
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cover of Flemish Breviary Manuscript leaf of St. Victor, in Latin. c. 1500.

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Manuscript leaf: Flemish "Breviary" in Latin (of St. Victor) c. 1500. Rubrics in red and blue. double columns, 26 lines each. Double-sided Latin manuscript leaf with rubricated letters, matted, hinge-mounted; bookseller's descriptive label ; 1 leaf ; Original number 43-58-176 assigned by Ferdinand Roten Galleries in Baltimore. See images.
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cover of [American Art]. Portrait of  Thomas Kelton. Born April 11, 1820.  Painted by C. A. Foster 1851”

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Early American oil painting: Portrait of Thomas Kelton, holding a cigar. Artist: Charles Andrew Foster, 1817 - 1886 Sitter: Thomas Kelton (Rhode Island family?) Type: Painting Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions:30 x 25 inches. Inscription on back: "Portrait of | Thomas Kelton | Born April 11, 1820. | Painted by C. A. Foster | 1851" Condition: In need of restoration-- left… Read more
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cover of Early printing: double-sided leaf from : Sabellicus, Marcus Antonius. Rapsodiae historiarum Enneadum. France: n.p., 1513

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Early printing: double-sided leaf from : Sabellicus, Marcus Antonius. Rapsodiae historiarum Enneadum. France: n.p., 1513 —Paris, Josse Bade for Jean Petit? "Enneadis. VII. Lib. VIII. Fo. CXXVI." / "R. Antonii Coccii Sabellici." Compare to online example digitized from the original at the Bavarian State Library available through Google book. Sheet Size: 8 3/8 x 12 5/8 inches.
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cover of [MAPS]. Palestine: Index to Villages & Settlements.

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A poster presenting a graphic display of the Jewish and Arab territories, c. 1947. Approx. 16 x 27 inches. Verso laminated. Tear at top edge. Text reads: "This map is published by The Palestinian Arab Refugee Office, 801 Second Ave., Room 801, New York, N.Y." "Reproduced by Sami Hadawi, a former Palestine government official of the… Read more
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cover of [NORTHERN ILLINOIS] 1864 Sandwich Illinois Manuscript Letter 4 pages.

[NORTHERN ILLINOIS] 1864 Sandwich Illinois Manuscript Letter 4 pages.

by Unidentified author, signed "ROBERT"

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"We had quite a fire here one week ago last Sunday night about 11 O'clock, a large Ware House and Sorghum Works were all burnt down, they belong to a man in Chicago, Mr. Wilson." Feb. 23, 1864 letter from Sandwich , Illinois, 4 pages, handwritten. (Bi-Folium sheet, 600-700 words.) Creased, separating at folds, but overall… Read more
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40 pages ; (8vo)\; removed from bound volume; woodcut headpiece and initial; pages trimmed; toning to first and last pages. Generally, VG. A response to Defoe's recent work, The Conduct of Robert Walpole. Scarce.
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cover of [AMERICAN LETTER].  4 pp. ALS To JAMES C. BELL, Conowingo, Maryland,  July 7, 1881

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4 pp. ALS To JAMES C. BELL, Conowingo, Maryland, July 7, 1881. VG. With a printed envelope. Henry Barton Dawson was an American editor, historian, temperance reformer and antiquarian bookseller; James C. Bell, a wealthy industrialist, investor and prominent Cecil County, Maryland landowner. A revealing and poignant letter thanking Bell for subscribing to Dawson's magazine which leads… Read more
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cover of Ephemera: illustrated Advertising broadsheet, Phila. Shafting Works

Ephemera: illustrated Advertising broadsheet, Phila. Shafting Works

by Geo. V. Cresson, proprietor

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"Every appurtenance used in transmission of steam power." Improved PULLEYS maiden halves on hand and made to order.. Beautifully designed single sheet flyer printed on blue paper, approximately 8 1/2 x 12 1/2"; no date, c. 1860s. A few fade spots along folds; verso blank; lines suggest the item was mailed. VG.
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cover of [FOOD] Vintage watercolor menus-- military uniforms

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4 watercolors each depicting a military officer in full dress from different periods, 1660-1840. A handwritten French language menu is pressure-mounted with brass studs, No date, c. early 20th Century. Found in Cambridge, Mass., possibly created for a WWI era Franco-American association.Beautifully framed, with label on back. Not examined out of frame.
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cover of [WOMEN ] David’s Testament opened up in fourty  sermons, Glasgow, 1721

[WOMEN ] David’s Testament opened up in fourty sermons, Glasgow, 1721

by Wedderburn, Alexander.

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Robert Sanders the Younger imprint; woman's ownership inscription (Janet Seortrip? aught this Holy book 1736); later notes on inside front cover. (Googling the phrase aught this Holy brings up a 1750's Bible owned by a Janet Borland.) The book was later owned by John Miller and various descendants, including Jane M. Dickey--likely members of the prominent Chester County (PA)… Read more
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cover of [SCIENCE] Hudson Valley Field Trip, Columbia University, Geology A2

[SCIENCE] Hudson Valley Field Trip, Columbia University, Geology A2

by Columbia University; C. A. Robertson, student

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Hudson Valley Field Trip, Columbia University, Geology A2. Student's name on first page: C. A. Robertson; No date. Bound in blue cloth, includes 6 folding geologic maps of the region, cropped, some hand colored; b/w maps and illustrations printed specifically for the class, mainly physiographic studies by the noted Columbia University geologist A. K. LOBECK. Though … Read more
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cover of [MAPS] [Early Automobiles]  3 Cycling maps: Nouvelle Carte Vélocipédique-- Normandie Quest, Nirmandie Est, & Brelange.

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Early Automobile Maps, c. 1900. 3 Cycling Maps-- Nouvelle Carte Vélocipédique-- Normandie Quest, Normandie Est, & Bretagne. Owner's name and Paris address (L.B. Dunn, c/o American Exp.) handwritten on covers. Each is a color map printed on paper, dissected, mounted on linen ; approx. 70 x 91 cm, on sheet 71 x 92 cm, originally folded, with a printed… Read more
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