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image of Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Natural History, Husbandry, and Physick. To which is added the Calendar of Flora.

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Full flame calf with gilt rule to board edges and gilt dentelles to sides; gilt particulars and red label to spine. Marbled endpapers. Hors texte plates at back. Evidence of previous lacquering to spine (see image). Front board detached. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise no other markings or names. xxxi, 391 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches.
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image of La premier pas (Stevengraph)

La premier pas (Stevengraph)

by Anatole Vély, Neyret Freres

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
Late-19th/early-20th century
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Original silk artwork, most likely produced by the company Neyret Freres, in frame. 8 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches
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image of Flore (or Flora) - Stevengraph

Flore (or Flora) - Stevengraph

by Elizabeth Sonrel, Neyret Freres

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Published
Late-19th/early-20th century
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Original silk artwork, most likely produced by the company Neyret Freres, in frame. Slight separation of silk and backing board at top left corner, otherwise in very good condition. 8 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches
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image of Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio, da tutte le cose al buon costume nocive con somma diligenza purgato; Alla sua vera lezione ridotto, e con varie note dilucidato. Per uso principalmente de' Modesti Giovani della Toscana lingua studiosi

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18th century full vellum with red morocco title label to spine. 2 parts bound as one: part 1: 179 pp., [1]; part 2: [181]-403 pp., [3]. Italian text throughout. OCLC shows only one other copy of this version published by Deregni at the National Library of Scotland. Marginal notes in pencil to last 9 pages, otherwise no previous owners'… Read more
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Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus

by Suetonius

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Published
1621
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Full vellum with 3 raised bands and text to spine. Slashes to vellum, most likely to counteract vellum's shrinking over the interior board. Evidence of worming to lower fore edge corner of first 54 pages affecting small amount of text from pages 1 to 39 (see image 4). Owner's name to title (v. image 3) 288 pp., [xv] 2… Read more
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image of Travels in Koordistan (Kurdistan), Mesopotamia, &c. Including an Account of Parts of those Countries hitherto Unvisited by Europeans. with Sketches of the Character and Manners of the Koordish (Kurdish) and Arab Tribes.

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Half green morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule; 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Chip to head of spine (see image). Foxing to frontispieces; otherwise free of foxing throughout. Vol. 1: viii, 382 pp.; Vol. 2: ix, 477 pp. 5 3/4 x 9 inches.
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image of The White Service Record, A Portrayal of the Military Performance of White Trucks in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations

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Full brown suede wraps in excellent state of preservation with gilt particulars to front wrap. The personal copy of Walter C. White (with his name to the cover), one of the 3 White Brothers who founded The White Company. Black and white photography and illustrations throughout. Watermark to rear cover. 55 pp. 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches.
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image of The Rosicrucians, Their Rites and Mysteries; with chapters on the ancient fire- and serpent-worshipers, and explanations of the mystic symbols represented in the monuments and talismans of the primeval philosophers. Illustrated by 316 engravings.

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Blue cloth with red bands and gilt decoration to front board, red decoration to back board, and gilt particulars with a Rosicrucian emblem to spine. Contents include, but are not limited to: Insufficiency of Worldly Objects; The Hermetic Philosophers; Mythic History of the Fleur-de-lis; Monuments raised to Fire-Worship in all Countries; Druidical Stones and Their Worship; Prismatic Investiture of the… Read more
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$400.00
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Index to Characters in Williams' Dictionary

by S. Wells Williams

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Published
1874
Condition
Very Good
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$200.00

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Only the index, being a part of Williams' "A Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language," and as such pagination starts at 1151 to 1250. This includes List of the Radicals and Characters in this Dictionary arranged by their Radicals. Half dark blue morocco with gilt rule over marbled boards; 2 raised bands, gilt particulars, and previous owner's name to spine.… Read more
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image of Great Combination! Atlas, Almanac and Receipt Book, 1884, 1885

Great Combination! Atlas, Almanac and Receipt Book, 1884, 1885

by [The Centaur Company]

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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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image of Musk Rat - Musquash, Old_Young, Plate XIII (from Audubon's Quadropeds)

Musk Rat - Musquash, Old & Young, Plate XIII (from Audubon's Quadropeds)

by John James Audubon

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Published
c. 1854
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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Plate is derived from Audubon's The Quadrupeds of North America, Vol. 1, 1854. Hand-colored by J. Lawrence. 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches.
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The Grounds and Principals of the Christian Religion, Explain'd in Catechetical Discourse for the instruction of Young People.

by Jean Frederic Ostervald, Humfrey Wanley, George Stanhope

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Published
1711
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$225.00

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Full natural calf with gilt rule and particulars to boards; 4 slightly raised bands with gilt particulars to spine; gilt dentelles. Originally written in French by Ostervald, then rendered into English by Wanley, with revisions by Stanhope. Ostervald has also written A Treatise concerning the Causes of the present Corruption of Christians, and the Remedies thereof. Previous owner's name to… Read more
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image of Das Nibelungenlied, mit holzschnitten nach zeichnungen von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

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Half brown morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule to boards and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Translation: "The Song of the Nibelungs, with woodcuts based on drawings by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld." General wear to boards (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. Light image transfer to pages throughout. 420… Read more
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The Complete Writings of Elbert Hubbard,

by Elbert Hubbard

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Author's Edition
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$900.00

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Number 405 of only 1000 sets. Signed by author to limitation page. Also includes two pages of manuscript in Hubbard's hand from "Civil Righteousness" including notes on Grand Rapids Michigan. Art Deco style decoration to quarter brown morocco over paper boards; 4 raised bands with gilt particulars to spine; top edge gilt, all others deckled. Hors texte plates with… Read more
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image of The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England. or, a Commentary upon Littleton, not the name of the Author only, but of the Law itself

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Full rebacked calf with decorative brass corners; 5 raised bands with a black leather label and gilt particulars. Liquid staining to edges of paper to last few pages, not affecting text. No previous owners' names or other markings. [viii], (88), 394 pp., [ii], [ii], [lx] 8 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches
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image of The Historie of the Civill Warres of France (Civil Wars of France), Translated out of the Original

The Historie of the Civill Warres of France (Civil Wars of France), Translated out of the Original

by H. C. Davila (Enrico/Arrigo Caterino)

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Published
1647
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Attractively rebacked with new endpapers. Quarter brown morocco over marbled boards; 5 raised bands; debossed and gilt particulars to spine; all edges marbled. Also included is The Continuation and Conclusion of the Civill Warres of France. General wear to boards (see image); still a handsome & sturdy binding. Bookplate to front pastedown. 1478 pp.
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image of Galería regia y vindicación de los ultrajes extranjeros: obra pintoresca literaria y religiosa

Galería regia y vindicación de los ultrajes extranjeros: obra pintoresca literaria y religiosa

by Wenceslao Ayguals de Izco

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Published
1843
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$200.00

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Full mottled calf with gilt particulars and red label to spine. Marbled endpapers. Stamp for Bernardo Galan to title page, and blue ink name and stamp to prologue; boookplate also present to front pastedown. Copiously illustrated with portraits throughout. Worming to bottom but not effecting text. Vol. 1: 304 pp.; Vol. 2: 312 pp. 7 x 10 1/2 inches.
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image of Hispani, Partritii baecensis, Philosophi, Theologi,_Jurisconsulti, olim in Baecensi Adademia ingenuarum Artium Professoris: Post in Sacro supremo Justitiae Consilio Regni Neapolitani Regii Consiliarii...

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Title continued: De Judiciis, Tomus Prior, Complectens titulum primum de judicibus, & eorum legitima potestate, cum integro Tractatu de Foro competenti, & aliis spectantibus ad Judicum potetatem. 2 Volumes in one. Full mottled Spanish calf with decorative metal corners; 6 raised bands, gilt particulars, and black leather label to spine. Occasional ink notations to margins throughout. 2 punctures to front… Read more
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image of Greenwich Hospital, A Series of Naval Sketches, Descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank

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Quarter green morocco over marbled boards with 5 raised bands, gilt particulars to spine. 12 hand-colored hors texte illustrations by Cruikshank, as well as black and white woodcuts in text throughout. Image transfer from plate to adjacent text page. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown, John Wallace Skinner, and Edward J. Roe in ink to title page. General wear… Read more
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The Arena, A Twentieth Century Review of Vital Thought (Set of 25)

by B. O. Flower, Charles Brodie Patterson (Editors)

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Published
1903-1907
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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Non-contiguous set of 24 Arena periodicals from 1903 to 1907. Volumes included are: 1903, Vol. XXX: July No. 1, August No. 2, September No. 3, October No. 4, November No. 5, December No. 6; 1904, Vol. XXXI: February No. 2, April No. 4, June No. 6, July No. 176, October No. 179; 1905, Vol. XXXIII: March No. 184, April No.… Read more
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