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cover of The Boy's King Arthur

The Boy's King Arthur

by Malory, Sir Thomas; Sidney Lanier

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Published
1917
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Wyeth edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. First Wyeth edition. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth.. 4to. 321pp. Black cloth with a full color paste-on to the upper board. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. Complete with 14 full page full color plates by N. C. Wyeth, in addition to the full color frontispiece. Occasional light soil but… Read more
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cover of Hunting on Kenai Peninsula

Hunting on Kenai Peninsula

by Eddy, J. W.

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Published
1924
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First edition
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n.p.: Lowman & Hanford Co, 1924. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. 90pp. Green cloth in an embossed design, gilt spine title and vignette on upper board. Illustrated with photographs. Light wear to the spine tips, spine gilt dulled, two letters of title on upper board rubbed else a near fine copy. Signed by the author to… Read more
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cover of A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches

A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches

by (Binding, Liverpool) Brady, N., and N. Tate

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Published
1780
Condition
Near fine
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London: Richard Hett, 1780. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. 236, (4)pp. Finely bound by an unnamed binder thought to be in Liverpool. Full crimson morocco. A slim keyroll gilt border surrounds a distinctive flower and urn tool. In the center of the upper board is tooled "John Brown, Esqr., Mayor, 1782." The smooth spine is ornately tooled with three… Read more
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cover of Telescopic View of the Great Exhibition, 1851

Telescopic View of the Great Exhibition, 1851

by (Peep Show) Rawlins, T.

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Published
1851
Condition
Very good
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London: C. Lane; C. Moody, High Holborn, 1851. Stiff card. Very good. Consists of 10 hand-colored lithographic cardboard panels (8 with die-cut openings) connected by accordion-folded undyed calico; extends to 28 inches to form a "telescopic" peepshow of 8 compartments depicting the interior of the original Crystal Palace, with objects and figures, to be viewed through a round… Read more
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cover of The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977

The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977

by Mardersteig, Giovanni

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9788885033054
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Verona: Edizioni Valdonega, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. 4to. Leather spines, gilt titles; tan buckram sides, top edge of volume 1 gilt. Edited and translated by Hans Schmoller, Number 12 of 125 special copies (99 for sale) with 10 original leaves from books printed at the press contained in volume 2. A fine set in publisher… Read more
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cover of Bacon

Bacon

by (Binding) Church, R. W.

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Published
1889
Condition
Fine
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$750.00

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London: Macmillan and Co, 1889. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo. viii, 227pp. Finely bound by Sangorsky & Sutcliffe in full tan polished calf. Spine in six compartments intricately gilt and with pale lettering labels, gilt. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy. Extra-illustrated with 40 extra plates. And with the circular leather bookplate of Doris… Read more
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cover of A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

by Dickens, Charles. ; Arthur Rackham

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Published
1915
Condition
Very good
Edition
Limited edition
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$10,000.00

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London: WIlliam Heinemann, 1915. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good. Large 4to. Full vellum, gilt, upper board blocked in gilt with the title and an illustration by Rackham. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. Traces of rubbing to the gilt else the binding is in very nice condition, with no visible yawning of the boards, so common with this title.… Read more
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cover of Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon, By the late Henry Fielding, Esq

Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon, By the late Henry Fielding, Esq

by (Binding: Club Bindery) Fielding, Henry

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Published
1755
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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London: A. Millar, 1755. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. 12mo. (4),(xviii,)(19)-(276)pp. (Pp. 241-276 misnumbered 193-228.) Full crushed crimson morocco by the Club Bindery, 1905; Spine in six compartments, intricately gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Half title present. With the leather gilt bookplate of Beverly Chew. Hinges rubbed, tip of spine neatly repaired,… Read more
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cover of The Private Memoirs and Confession of a Justified Sinner

The Private Memoirs and Confession of a Justified Sinner

by (Hogg, James)

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Published
1824
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. (4), 390pp. Nineteenth century binding of half morocco; spine in six compartments, gilt title and bands, marbled paper boards and endpapers. Bookplate of Holcombe Ingleby. Publication date of MDCCCXXIV at foot of title page erased and replaced by '1824' in manuscript pencil, leaving… Read more
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cover of Lighthouse Portraits And a Few Tales

Lighthouse Portraits And a Few Tales

by Sayenko. Dmitry

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Published
2021
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$2,500.00

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St. Petersburg: (Nikodim Press), 2021. Limited edition. Softcover. Fine. Oblong folio. Unpaginates (60pp.) Illustrated throughout with Sayenko's linocuts taken directly from the blocks Some pages are printed on vintage nautical charts. Crash canvas boards with an inset on the upper boards with printed title. Nautical chart endpapers. One of 8 copies; this is number 5. Signed by the… Read more
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cover of The Big Game Fishes of the United States

The Big Game Fishes of the United States

by Holder, Charles Frederick

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Published
1903
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$500.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. xiv, (2), 435pp/ Half olive green morocco. Spine in six compartments, gilt. Marbled boards and endpapers. Top edge gilt. Illustrated. Index. One of 100 large papers copies; this is No., 31. A fine copy with only light wear. .
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cover of Suite of Etchings from Faust, 1943

Suite of Etchings from Faust, 1943

by Icart, Louis

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Published
1943
Condition
Near fine
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(Paris): (Le Vasseur & Cie.), 1943. Loose plates. Near fine. Twenty-four black and white etchings and one full color etching, 5 by seven inches on pages measuring seven by nine inches. The color etching has an old tape repair on the reverse of the upper margin, not affecting either the image of the plate impression, else these are… Read more
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cover of Presentation Set of Unbound Sheets Illustrated

Presentation Set of Unbound Sheets Illustrated

by Sauvage, Sylvain

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Published
1932
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Limited edition
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(Paris): (Editions au Bois Sacré), 1932. Limited edition. Disbound. Near fine. Portfolio of 10 bifolia. Nine of them are from Louys, 'Contes Antiques" and on is from 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses". All of them have a full page copperplate engraving in brilliant colors. Tere are also decorative initials, tailpieces and smaller illustrations. THe bifolium from 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses:" wraps… Read more
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cover of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Khayyam, Omar; Edward FItzgerald, transl

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Published
1901
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$750.00

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London: Methuen and Co, 1901. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. x, (2), 283pp. One of 60 copies finely printed on handmade paper. Of the 60 copies, 50 were for sale. This is number 34. Bound by MacDonald in full light brown morocco. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt and with green onlays in leaf… Read more
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cover of A Navajo Sketch Book

A Navajo Sketch Book

by Perceval, Don, and Clay Lockett

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Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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Flafstaff: Northland Press, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Folio. xv,(1),98,(2)pp. Cream-colored cloth, black spine title. A fine copy. I publisher's slipcase, which is near fine with only a trace of soil. One of 55 numbered copies, uncut, bound at Silverlake Bindery, with an original watercolor by Don Perceval. This is number 46, signed by the artist, as… Read more
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cover of A Book of Famous and Beautiful Cbinese Ladies from all Antiquity

A Book of Famous and Beautiful Cbinese Ladies from all Antiquity

by (Chinese Silk Painting)

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Published
1900
Condition
Near fine
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$1,250.00

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China: n.p., 1900. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. 22 unnumbered pages using verso only. Accordion book bound in Asian style. Wooden boards, the upper board carved with the character for Good Luck. Top and bottom edges gilt. This is followed by 11 sets of two pages, the right hand page with the story of a particular lady in… Read more
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cover of Cotton Tails

Cotton Tails

by Beckenbaugh, George A.

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Published
1900
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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$500.00

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New York: R. H. Russell, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Oblong 4to. Green cloth spine. Printed paper boards with an illustration of of a rabbit engaged in writing, pen in hand, ink horn in rear paw. Illustrated throughout with full page black and white illustrations faced by a rhyme by the author. Age toning and… Read more
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cover of The Witch in the Wood

The Witch in the Wood

by White, T. H.

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Published
1939
Condition
Fine
Edition
First US edition
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$750.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. First US edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Blue cloth, gilt. Top edge red. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is rough along the edges and folds else is in very good condition and presents a near fine, bright appearance. Second book in White's Arthurian saga, and its only appearance under this title. … Read more
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cover of The Rocky Mountains: Or, Scenes, Incidents, And Adventures In The Far West; Digested From The Journal Of Captain B.L.E. Bonneville, Of The Army Of The United States, And Illustrated From Various Other Sources

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Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1837. First US edition. Hardcover. Good. Two volumes. 248; 248pp. 12mo. Blue cloth, printed paper spine labels. Folding map at front of each volume. Boards worn with light soil. Paper toned from age. Printed labels nearly perished. The map in volume one has a repaired closed tear across the image, no loss. Still… Read more
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cover of Medicine for Emergencies for the Use of Settlers in Colonies, Sailors on Shipboard, and Students of Every Class

Medicine for Emergencies for the Use of Settlers in Colonies, Sailors on Shipboard, and Students of Every Class

by Mann, Robert James

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Published
1861
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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London: Jarrold and Sons, 1861. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. xii, 463,(1),(4)pp. The final (4)pp are the publisher's catalogue. Half black polished calf, marbled paper boards. Hinges, edges and sides lightly rubbed, light foxing, else this is a very good copy. Name and blindstamp fo former owner Joseph P. Mingeoli. Mann was educated at University College London.… Read more
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