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cover of My Life and Loves.

My Life and Loves.

by Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Gallagher, John F., editor.

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Published
1963
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Good+
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Fourth Printing
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"Five Volumes in One / Complete & Unexpurgated" (front of dust jacket). "...Frank Harris attempted to give the world the most honest autobiography ever written. ... With this edition... it becomes available in its full and authentic form for the first time anywhere." --dust jacket. xviii, 983 pages, index of names, frontispiece portrait; 23.5 cm. Pictorial dust… Read more
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cover of Catlin and His Contemporaries.

Catlin and His Contemporaries.

by Dippie, Brian W.

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Published
1990
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Very Good+
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9780803216839
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"This book began several years ago as an article. I intended to detail George Catlin's quest as a case study in the history of art patronage in America. I was attracted to Catlin because of his surpassing importance to students of Indian culture. ...Catlin... spent only a few years in what he considered real Indian country.… Read more
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cover of The Life and Adventures of John Muir.

The Life and Adventures of John Muir.

by Clarke, James Mitchell.

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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9780932238016
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"Muir's interest and pleasure in the whole of nature, his delight in intellectual as well as physical adventure, and the extraordinary range of his activities, give Muir's life a seldom-equalled richness and variety of experience-- lived with humor and love." x, 326 pages, illus., endpaper map; color pictorial dust jacket slightly worn; ink inscription on front flyleaf; "Handbound 1979… Read more
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cover of T. E. Lawrence: A 20th Century Retrospective.

T. E. Lawrence: A 20th Century Retrospective.

by McGraw, Kathi Frances & Andrew Carvely, 1932-1997.

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Published
1998
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Very Good
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Catalogue to accompany an exhibit of The Carvely Collection on T.E. Lawrence at The John Hay Library, Brown University, March 2-April 30, 1998. Contents include A Man of Ideas and Contradictions; Archaeology; Arab Revolt; Guerrilla Warfare; ignificance to Contemporary Events; Aircraftsman Shaw; Genius of Friendship: John Buchan, Siegfried Sassoon; TE as Letter Writer, as Author and Publisher; TE and… Read more
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cover of Essays Honoring Lawrence C. Wroth.

Essays Honoring Lawrence C. Wroth.

by Goff, Frederick R. Julian P. Boyd, Clarence S. Brigham, Wilmarth S. Lewis, Thomas W. Streeter.

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Published
1951
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Very Good
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List of Subscribers, pages vii-xiv; Introduction by Wilmarth Lewis; essays by Elizabeth Baer, Leicester Bradner, Clarence S. Brigham, Lloyd A. Brown, Curt F. Bühler, Frederick R. Goff, E. P. Goldschmidt, Lewis Hanke, Richard S. Hill, William A. Jackson, George Kubler, Gerald D. McDonald, James G. McManaway, William Greene Roelker, Carl P. Rollins, Jesse H. Shera, Rollo G. Silver, Henry Stevens… Read more
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cover of Portrait of an Obsession.

Portrait of an Obsession.

by Munby, A. N. L. (Alan Noel Latimer), 1913-1974.

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Published
1967
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title continues: "...adapted by Nicolas Barker from the five volumes of Phillipps Studies by A. N. L. Munby." "First published 1967" (verso of title-page). xvii, 278 pages, color portrait frontispiece, xii plates, index; dust jacket edges browned, worn, small chips, price clipped; Good+. Stock#ofc0554.
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cover of Dukedom Large Enough.

Dukedom Large Enough.

by Randall, David A.

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Published
1969
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Good+
Edition
1st
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"First Printing." xiv, 368 pages, index, 16 illustrations; library pocket pasted on front flyleaf & library shelf label on spine of dust jacket; no other markings; withal Good+ in Good dust jacket with chipped edges. Stock#ofc0544.
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cover of Gregory Dexter of London and New England, 1610-1700.

Gregory Dexter of London and New England, 1610-1700.

by Swan, Bradford F., 1908-1976.

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Published
1949
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Good+
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The author comments in his introduction that "during his brief career as a London printer [Dexter] turned out... some books of great importance to both England and America. On the other hand, in New England he was, for nearly 40 years, right-hand man to Roger Williams..." series: The Printers' Valhalla, edited by George Parker Winship. xiii, 115… Read more
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cover of Diario di Niccolò Machiavelli.

Diario di Niccolò Machiavelli.

by Mordenti, Francesco.

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Published
1880
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Good
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Bookplate of Samuel J. Hough. Stock#mcr37.
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cover of The Life Of Michelagnolo Bvonarroti Collected By Ascanio Condivi Da La Ripa Transone.

The Life Of Michelagnolo Bvonarroti Collected By Ascanio Condivi Da La Ripa Transone.

by Condivi, Ascanio, 1525-1574. Horne, Herbert P. (Percy), 1864-1916, translator.

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Published
1904
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Near Fine
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Smith #189: Colophon: "Here Ends The Life Of The Divine Michelagnolo Buonarroti, Written In Italian By Ascanio Condivi, And First Printed At Rome, On XVI July MDLIII, By Antonio Blado, Printer To The Camera, And Now Done Into English By Herbert P. Horne, And Newly Printed At Boston In The United States Of America, At The Merrymount Press,… Read more
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cover of The Private Correspondence of Nicolo Machiavelli.

The Private Correspondence of Nicolo Machiavelli.

by Ferrara, Orestes.

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Published
1929
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ex-library
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Chapters: The Dual Lives, Historical Precautions, Machiavelli & Vettori, Machiavelli & Guicciardini, The Carpi Comedy, General Correspondence, Intimate Letters, Contemporary Testimony, The Great Contrast. 130 pages, ten plates (portraits; facsimiles), index, bibliography; ex-Mercantile Library of Philadelphia with their name punch-stamps throughout, their bookplate, & various markings; bound in green cloth, spine ends frayed, bottom of spine has one-inch… Read more
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cover of L'Altro Niccolò di Bernardo Machiavelli.

L'Altro Niccolò di Bernardo Machiavelli.

by Martelli, Mario.

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Published
1975
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From the journal Rinascimento, 1974. "Questo Machiavelli, dunque, che tanto recalcitrava ad identificarsi culturalmente ed umanamente con quello celebre, sembra non accettare di buon grado tale identificazione neppure da un punto di vista documentario..." 62 pages; wraps; Very Good. Stock#mcr29.
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Lettere Di Niccolò Machiavelli Che Si Pubblicano Per La Prima Volta.

by Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.

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Published
1767
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Title exactly transcribed: Lettere/ Di/ Niccolò Machiavelli/ Che Si Pubblicano Per La Prima Volta./ Dedicate/ a sua eccellenza/ Milord Nassau Clavering/ Conte di Cowper, Visconte di Fordwich Barone di Wingham, e Cav. Baronetto, Pari della Gran Brettagna. Gamba 627; Grasse 4: 325. xxvii, [1], 271 pages; 21 cm. (a4, b10, A-R8). Cut on title-page (arms). Dedication (pages… Read more
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cover of Machiavelli. The Romanes Lecture Delivered In The Sheldonian Theatre. June 2, 1897. By The Right Hon. John Morley, M.P. ...

Machiavelli. The Romanes Lecture Delivered In The Sheldonian Theatre. June 2, 1897. By The Right Hon. John Morley, M.P. ...

by Morley, John. Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.

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Published
1898
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Good
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"First Edition May 1897. Reprinted June and September 1897, March 1898." 63 pages ("Notes", pages 51-end); blue cloth stamped in black; spine darkened, corners & edges worn, spine frayed at top, shows worm-tracks; pages browned; hinge of page 17/18 wormed, loose except at top; Good. Stock#mcr10.
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cover of John Russell Bartlett: Bookman,

John Russell Bartlett: Bookman,

by John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Providence, RI.

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Published
1969
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Good
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"The record begins in 1845 with letters from Mr. Brown to Bartlett, then a bookseller in New York. This correspondence breaks off in the following year, when Bartlett moved west to serve on the Mexican Boundary Commission, and resumes in 1853..." Library exhibition catalog, 24 sheets typed on verso only; stapled; Good. Stock#ofc0507.
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Philip Mazzei. 250th Anniversary (1730-1980).

by Marchione, Margherita. Mazzei, Philip, 1730-1816).

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Published
1986
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Contributions of Mazzei to American independence. "Excerpts from the address by Sister Margherita Marchione, Ph.D., at The Conference on The Contributions of Italians to the United States before the Civil War..." Pamphlet, 16 pages (covers included), illus. incl. color pictorial covers; Very Good. Stock#ofc0485.
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cover of Some Problems of Cook's Biographer.

Some Problems of Cook's Biographer.

by Beaglehole, J. C.

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Published
1969
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Good
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"Reprinted from The Mariner's Mirror 1969 Vol. 55 No. 5", pages 365-381. Stapled in plain paper wraps; Good. Stock#ofc0480.
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cover of The Browns of Providence Plantations. The Nineteenth Century.

The Browns of Providence Plantations. The Nineteenth Century.

by Hedges, James B. Morgan, Edmund S. Coyle, Franklin Stuart.

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Published
1968
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Contents include: Cod Fishing & the Slave Trade; Trade to Surinam; Rum Distillery; Gin Distillery; First Voyage to China; Growth of the India Trade; Baltic Trade; Speculation in Rice & Flour; Trade to Canton with Skins & Goods; Trade to Batavia; A Shp Captured & Two Ships Lost; The Shuttle Trade to Europe; Shipbuilding & the Tea Trade; American Produce… Read more
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cover of Cavendish's 'Life of Wolsey': The Artistry of a Tudor Biographer.

Cavendish's 'Life of Wolsey': The Artistry of a Tudor Biographer.

by Sylvester, Richard S.

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Published
1960
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Book review. Offprint from Studies in Philology LVII: 1, January 1960, pages 44-71, stapled together without cover; inscribed to Leicester Bradner by the author. Good. Stock#ofc461.
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Six Wings. Men of Science in the Renaissance.

by Sarton, George.

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Published
1957
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First Wing: The Frame of the Renaissance: Exploration and Education. Second Wing: Mathematics and Astronomy. Third Wing: Physics, Chemistry, Technology. Fourth Wing: Natural History. Fifth Wing: Anatomy and Medicine. Sixth Wing: Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science. Appendix: Leonardo Chronology. xiv, 318 pages, index, illus. & plates; dust jacket poor, torn, chipped, clipped; book Good with bookplate of Samuel… Read more
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