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image of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (The Lakeside Classics)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (The Lakeside Classics)

by Benjamin Franklin

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
Christmas, 1903 (December 25)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Lakeside Edition
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$225.00

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Blue cloth with gilt rule and decoration to front board, and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Light wear and soiling to exterior, wear to head of spine (see image). vii, 264 pp.
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$225.00
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Great Combination! Atlas, Almanac and Receipt Book, 1884, 1885

by [The Centaur Company]

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1884-1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Stapled pictorial wraps. Includes ephemerides, maps and cooking recipes throughout, all for the New York patent medicine firm Centaur, producers of Castoria and Centaur Liniment. Culinary & medicinal recipes, as well as short stories and vignettes. In publisher's red, black and yellow decorated wrappers, illustrated with an image of "The Diver", which is depicted on many Centaur publications. A loose… Read more
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$100.00
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Beatriz Enriquez de Harana y Cristobal Colon Estudio y Documentos

by Jose de la Torre y del Cerro (José de la Torre y del Cerro)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
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$100.00

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Publisher's original wraps bound in quarter calf on red cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine, five raised bands, deckled edges. With a prologue on the Colombian contribution of the Hispano-Cuban Institute of History of America, by José Maria Ots Capdequi. Beatriz Enríquez de Harana was believed to be the mistress of Cristóbal Colón. Minor… Read more
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image of Obras de D. Martin Fernandez de Navarrete - Three Volume Set Edicion y Estudio Preliminar de D. Carlos Seco Serrano

Obras de D. Martin Fernandez de Navarrete - Three Volume Set Edicion y Estudio Preliminar de D. Carlos Seco Serrano

by Martin Fernandez de Navarrete (Martín Fernández de Navarrete), Carlos Seco Serrano

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$239.00

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Quarter Spanish mottled calf on linen boards, gilt particulars to morocco labels, five raised bands, decorated endpapers. Vol 1. [xlv], 601 pp.; Vol 2. 681 pp.; Vol 3. [viii] 445 pp. Vol. 1. Colección de los viajes y descubrimientos: I. Viajes de Colón, Almirantazgo de Castilla [con cartas de Colón] -- II. Documentos de Colón… Read more
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$239.00
image of Derrotero de las Islas Antillas y de las costas orientales de America, desde el rio de las Amazonas hasta el cabo Hatteras [Two Volumes]

Derrotero de las Islas Antillas y de las costas orientales de America, desde el rio de las Amazonas hasta el cabo Hatteras [Two Volumes]

by Gonzalo de Murga y Mugartegui (Gonzalo de Murga y Mugártegui)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1863 - 1865
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Sixth Edition
Item Price
$350.00

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Full mottled calf, gilt particulars to spine, decorated endpapers. Vol. I: xii, 799 pp. plus two foldout maps of Cuba. Inscription in black pen on half-title page: 'He podido superar la/ tentacion de tener este/ libro conmigo cuando pense/ que con Daniel Camejo/ estaria en mejores manos/ M. Oliver Junio de 1978/; Vol. II: x,… Read more
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image of La Revolucion de Julio en Madrid: resena de los hechos que constituyen este glorioso alzamiento, precedida del examen razonado de las causas que lo han producido, y seguida de la exposicion de los principales sucesos que se han desenvuelto simultaneamente

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Quarter blue morocco over blue cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine, raised bands, black and white illustrations throughout text, previous owner's name in blue ink on free front endpaper, very nice morocco binding. 456, iv pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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image of Cristobal Colon y Pablo del Pozzo Toscanelli Estudio Critico del proyecto, formulado por Toscanelli y seguido por Colon para arribar al extremo oriente de Asia navegando la vía del oeste, por Angel de Altolaguirre y Duvale

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Original wraps bound in quarter calf, gilt particulars to spine, five raised bands, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, chip to front hinge near title. 11" - 13" tall; x, 427, indice general pages
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$250.00
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Key West Historic Tracts No. 1

by The New York Sun Man

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
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$85.00

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Very nice brochure on life in Key West in 1912 "A Paradise for Lazy Men". 7 pp, 6 x 9 inches.
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$85.00
image of Fremont, The West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography from many hitherto unpublished sources of General John C. Fremont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Fremont and an account of the period of expansion which found a brilliant leader...

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Signed by Author. Two volumes in worn publisher's slipcase. Navy-blue cloth boards with bright gilt titles to spines and covers. This set has attached to volume one a typed unsigned letter from Erie Clark Hapwood, editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer to Allen Nivens describing the Fremont artifacts in Cleveland, Ohio storage (which were sent… Read more
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$400.00
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Picturesque American Scenery, A Series of Twenty-five Beautiful Steel Engravings

by N. P. Willis, W. H. Bartlett, George L. Brown, Thomas Moran

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1883
Item Price
$170.00

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All edges gilt with gilt decor to cover and spine. Sturdy copy with good gutters and hinges. Wear to tips.
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$170.00
image of Art Journal 1912- 1914 Drawing New Britain Normal School

Art Journal 1912- 1914 Drawing New Britain Normal School

by Lila M. Miller

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Only
Item Price
$200.00

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Detailed art instruction book in manuscript with illustrated examples of each topic. Marbled boards.
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$200.00
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Saddlemaker to the Stars, The Leather and Silver Art of Edward H. Bohlin

by James H. Nottage

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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Black cloth with silver particulars to front board and spine; pictorial dust jacket. Copiously illustrated with beautiful color photographs throughout. Inscription to previous owner to front free page. Spotting to boards (see image). 223 pp. 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches.
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$150.00
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Bottoms Up

by Ted Saucier

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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Waterproof lithographed boards; transparent plastic dust jacket with gilt text to front, all housed in a black slipcase with red label to front. Full-page color illustrations by artists Arthur William Brown, Gilbert Bundy, Robert Bushnell, Earl Cordrey, Bradshaw Crandell, Phil Dormont, Albert Dorne, John Falter, James Montgomery Flagg, John La Gatta, Russell Patterson and Ben Stahl. The synopsis boasts having… Read more
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$150.00
image of Puck magazine   October 5 1881 - September 13 1882

Puck magazine October 5 1881 - September 13 1882

by Joseph Keppler et al.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1881 - 1882
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$900.00

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Detached covers. Half black morocco with losses to binding. This volume bound by publisher in smyth-sewn signatures, without puncturing the fold-outs. Lampoons Monopolists, Organized Religion, Mormons, Arctic Explorers, British Imperialism, Pensioners, Chinese Xenophobia, Ticket Scalpers, Subsidies to Infant Industries, Press Sensationalism, Accessibility of hand guns, Jews escaping Russian despotism etc. Memorials to Gen.… Read more
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$900.00
image of Brief - Volume 2, No.s 6, 10-15, 27-32, 34, 36, 37, 39

Brief - Volume 2, No.s 6, 10-15, 27-32, 34, 36, 37, 39

by U.S. Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean Areas (AAFPOA) (Sgt. Clive Howard, Maj. Kent Pritchard, Jack M Young, ed.)

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Published
January- August 1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$240.00

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Set of 17 issues of Brief all from 1945. Each issue includes a full page photo of a pin-up girl on the back cover. Models include: Marguerite Chapman, Virginia de Luce, Lana Turner, Belita, Dorothy Morris, Ava Gardner and many others. In addition to being a news and information publication, Brief also strives to acquaint the men with the accomplishments… Read more
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image of Puck Magazine September 19, 1894 - August 28 1895

Puck Magazine September 19, 1894 - August 28 1895

by Joseph Keppler et al.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1894 - 1895
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Nice Smyth sewn signatures. Without binding. 50 issues. C.20 x 24 inch double fold-out "Merry Christmas to All" at p. 232 torn & tattered at edges but appears complete. German language edition albeit with cartoon dialogue remaining in English.
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$750.00
image of Puck Magazine.  September 15 1886 - September 7 1887

Puck Magazine. September 15 1886 - September 7 1887

by Joseph Keppler et al.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1886 - 1887
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$660.00

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Half black morocco with losses to binding. Detached covers. This volume nicely bound by publisher in smyth-sewn signatures, without puncturing the fold-outs. ; C. 50 issues, German language edition albeit with most cartoon dialogue remaining English.
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Puck Magazine. German language edition.

by Joseph Keppler et al.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1886 - 1887
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$860.00

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Half black morocco with losses to binding. Detached covers. This volume nicely bound by publisher in smyth-sewn signatures, without puncturing the fold-outs. ; Lacking two covers & one centerfold, so forty-nine complete issues. German language edition albeit with cartoon dialogue remaining in English.
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image of Puck Magazine January 1 1896 - December 30 1896

Puck Magazine January 1 1896 - December 30 1896

by Joseph Keppler et al.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1896
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,400.00

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Half red calf. This volume bound by publisher in smyth-sewn signatures, without puncturing the fold-outs. Moisture mark to lower gutter; boards detached; spine calf lost.
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image of Puck Magazine September 14, 1887 - September 5, 1888

Puck Magazine September 14, 1887 - September 5, 1888

by Joseph Keppler et al.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1887-1888
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$900.00

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.Binding disheveled but contents very good. Smythe sewn by binder allowing for flat opening.German language edition though most cartoons have retained English labels.
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$900.00