Bindings from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of The Martian Chronicles, with introduction by Chris Hadfield, and illustrated by Mick Brownfield

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Full dark blue cloth with both silver and ruby detailing to front board and spine; dark blue slipcases. Full color hors texte plates throughout. xvii, 232 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches.
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$95.00
image of Gallerie aus der Osterreichischen Vaterlandsgeschichte in Bildlicher Darstellung (2 Volumes - Complete)

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Very attractively bound with textured detailing to boards and gilt rule; gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers. 2 Volumes, complete. Sur blanc plates throughout. Gothic German text throughout. Slight foxing throughout both volumes. General wear to boards (see image). Unpaginated. No previous owners' names or other markings. 8 x 10 1/4 inches.
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$300.00
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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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1647
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$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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$500.00
image of The Pirate, and The Three Cutters [In fine binding]

The Pirate, and The Three Cutters [In fine binding]

by Captain (Frederick) Marryat

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
n.d. (c. 1851-1861)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
Item Price
$350.00

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Beautiful binding by Hersant in full midnight blue morocco; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine, with brown morocco label. Rolled gilt edges; interior gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Cerulean blue silk ribbon present. Hors textes plates throughout with guards present. Without previous owners' names or other markings. 362 pp. 6 x 9 inches.
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$350.00
image of The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

by Alfred Burton

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1818
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$580.00

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Fine example of Riviere and Son binding in exceptional condition (see image). Full deep red morocco with gilt rule to boards; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine. Gilt ruled edges; intricate inner dentelles; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 15 aquatint hors-texte plates throughout. Includes an advertisement page after title page stating this… Read more
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$580.00
image of The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn: and Mrs. Gamp.

The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn: and Mrs. Gamp.

by Charles Dickens

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1858
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Bound by Jeffries and Sons, Bristol with their label to rear pastedown. Full red morocco with gilt rule and intricate detailing; 5 raised bands; all edges gilt. Gilt rolled edges; gilt inner dentelles; marbled endpapers. Original wraps were not included. 114 pp. 4 x 6 1/4 inches.
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$200.00
image of Сокровенные Слова (Sokrovenyje Slova, Sokrovennoe Slova), с предисловием Шоги Зффенди

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Contains 82 stanzas (per the Persian translation) and a closing paragraph by the author. Shoghi Effendi first translated this work into English in 1927 with the help of two others, and the first Russian translation is said to be written in 1933, therefore as this contains a preface by Shogi Effendi, this book was published near or after 1933 (Shoghi… Read more
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$580.00
image of [Works - 31 Volumes] Autobiography; Doctor Thorne; The Warden; Framely Parsonage; Small House at Allington; The Last Chronicle of Barset; The Duke's Children; The Prime Minister; Barchester Towers; Orley Farm; Eustace Diamonds; Phineas Redux; Can You Forgive Her

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Complete set of 31 volumes as issued up to 1906. Half maroon morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; white silk ribbons present. Each volume contains a frontispiece with tissue guard. Samuel Mather ex-libris plate present to front paste-down in each volume. Complete listing of titles:… Read more
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$3,500.00
image of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 50 illustrations; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 42 illustrations;

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Beautiful midnight blue full grained morocco with gilt ruling and illustration to boards, as well as 5 raised bands with gilt particulars and two labels to spine; gilt rolled edges. Gilt inner dentelles;marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Housed in marbled slipcase. General wear to slipcase (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. TTLG: xi, 228 pp.; AAIW: 200… Read more
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$1,500.00
image of The Olympic and Pythian Odes of Pindar

The Olympic and Pythian Odes of Pindar

by Abraham Moore (translator)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Delphic Edition
Item Price
$4,400.00

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Beautiful full brown leather with gilt detailing and rule to boards and spine; decorative red labels to boards and spine; 5 raised bands. Elaborately designed doublures with gilt dentelles. Silk fly sheets. "The Delphic Edition of The Breviary Treasures consists of 475 copies printed on French hand-made paper, of which this copy is Number 94." xii, 214 pp. 6… Read more
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$4,400.00
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Lays of Ancient Rome

by Lord Macaulay (Thomas Babington Macaulay)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
Item Price
$700.00

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Bayntun, binding. Beautiful forest green full morocco with intricate gilt detailing to boards and spine; 5 raised bands. Marbled endpapers; gilt dentelles; all edges gilt. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Moderate foxing throughout; covers a little darker near fore edge (see image). 210 pp. 7 x 8 1/2 inches
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$700.00
image of A Translation of the New Testament from the Original Greek, with notes

A Translation of the New Testament from the Original Greek, with notes

by Nathaniel Scarlett

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1798
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Scarlett Edition
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$2,650.00

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Stunning midnight blue full calf with elaborate gilt detailing to boards and spine. Red labels to boards; 10 raised bands; gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. 3 hors textes plates by draftsman C. B. Riley and engraver J. Saunders, and a fold-out genealogical table. Previous owners' names present to title page and preceeding page. xi, 483 pp., vi;… Read more
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$2,650.00
image of The Works of Joseph Conrad (20 Volume set - Complete) SIGNED

The Works of Joseph Conrad (20 Volume set - Complete) SIGNED

by Joseph Conrad

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$4,800.00

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Signed by Conrad to limitation page. "This edition of the works of Joseph Conrad, printed from type that has been distributed, is limited to 780 sets, of which 750 are for sale and 30 for presentation. This is No. 46." Deep blue half morocco over blue cloth boards with gilt rule and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine.… Read more
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$4,800.00
image of Works of Rudyard Kipling (Signed Seven Seas Edition) - 23 Volumes

Works of Rudyard Kipling (Signed Seven Seas Edition) - 23 Volumes

by Rudyard Kipling

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1913-1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seven Seas Edition
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$1,200.00

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Signed by Kipling. Half green morocco (reverted to brown on spine) over green cloth boards with gilt rule and particulars to spine; 5 raised bands; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. Printed on paper with "R * K" watermarks (where * represents a swastika) "The Seven Seas edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling is limited to one thousand and fifty… Read more
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$1,200.00
image of Speeches on Questions of Public Policy (2 Volumes - Complete)

Speeches on Questions of Public Policy (2 Volumes - Complete)

by Richard Cobden

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1870
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$770.00

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Deep red morocco over light red cloth boards with gilt rule and with 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Binding by H. Wood. Vol. 1: xviii, 606 pp.; Vol. 2: vii, 664 pp. 6 x 8 3/4 inches.
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$770.00
image of History of India (9 Volume Set - Complete)

History of India (9 Volume Set - Complete)

by A. V. Williams Jackson (Editor)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1906-1907
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Edition Nationale
Item Price
$1,000.00

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Half red morocco over marbled boards with 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt, and deckled edges. Hors textes plates throughout. Frontispieces hand-colored. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Occasional wear to morocco (see image). 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches.
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$1,000.00
image of The Americanization of Edward Brok

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Deep blue half morocco over blue cloth boards with gilt rule. Marbled endpapers. 5 raised bands with gilt particulars. Silk ribbon. xxiii, 461 pp. 6 1/2 x 9 inches.
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$190.00
image of Plutarch's Lives, Translated from the Original Greek; with Notes, Critical and Historical; and a Life of Plutarch

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Half calf over marbled boards with labels gilt particulars to spine. Some minor occasional wear to edges and corners (see image). 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. A handsome set.
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$750.00
image of The History of England, from the Invasion of Julias Caesar to the Revolution in 1688 (6 Volumes--Complete)

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Full ruled calf with elaborate gilt particulars to spine and 5 raised bands. Silk ribbons in all volumes. Tight bindings. 5 3/4 x 9 inches.
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$750.00
image of The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of its Progress Down to the Death of Lord Raglan

The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of its Progress Down to the Death of Lord Raglan

by Alexander William Kinglake

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1863
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
Item Price
$800.00

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Attractive burgundy half morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule. 5 raised bands with gilt particulars. Marbled endpapers. Tight bindings. Top edge gilt. Hand-colored fold out maps present throughout. 6 x 9 inches. A handsome set in uniform bindings.
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$800.00