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Uncle Remus:  His Songs and His Sayings

Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings

by Harris, Joel Chandler

Birmingham, AL: The Southern Classics Library Copyright is 1983. 265 pages. Full rust colored leather covers with raised spine bands. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. Gilt edges show a couple of very slight scratches. The Southern Classics Library book plate with the previous owner's name is affixed to the lower portion of the half title page. Volume is otherwise Fine.. Full Leather. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket.
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$30.00
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

by Porter, Katherine Anne

Birmingham, AL: The Southern Classics Library Copyright is 1984. 495 pages. Full teal leather covers with raised spine bands. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. 22+ page "Editors' Notes" is laid in. . Full Leather. Fine/No Dust Jacket.
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$50.00
Abraham Lincoln (The Library of the Presidents series)

Abraham Lincoln (The Library of the Presidents series)

by Sandburg, Carl

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press Copyright is 1954 762 pages. Un-used copy with Collector's Notes and un-used Easton "The Library of the Presidents" book plate laid in. Full deep blue leather with raised spine bands. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. . Full-Leather. Fine/No Jacket.
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$35.00
The Fairfax Correspondence: Memoirs of the Reign of Charles the First and Memorials of the Civil War 4 volume set

The Fairfax Correspondence: Memoirs of the Reign of Charles the First and Memorials of the Civil War 4 volume set

by George W. Johnson; Robert Bell

London: Richard Bentley, 1849. Full Leather. Good. Consists of two, two volume sets of Fairfax Correspondences that have been uniformly bound in tan leather with red spine labels. 22.5 x 14 cm. Octavo.405pg, 427pg, 403pg, 416pg. Volumes 1 and 2 are Memoirs of the Reign of Charles the First by edited by Johnson while volumes 3 and 4 are Memorials of the Civil War comprising the correspondence of the Fairfax Family with the most distinguished personages engaged in that memorable contest edited by Bell.... Read more
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$200.00
Gainsborough & His Place In English Art. By Sir Walter Armstrong With Forty-Eight Plates. [Popular Edition)

Gainsborough & His Place In English Art. By Sir Walter Armstrong With Forty-Eight Plates. [Popular Edition)

by ARMSTRONG, Sir Walter. 1850-1918

London: William Heinemann, [ New York: Charles Scribner's Sons ], MDCCCCIV [1904 ] . 0. First edition (in this format). A very original binding. 8vo. 9.50" x 6.25" x 2.00". pp.8/pp. 298, plus 48 leaves of plates (8 photogravures and 40 half-tone). Blue cloth with gilt decorated front board and spine. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Top page edges gilt. Other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Plain endpapers. Clean text and engravings throughout. Photogravures accompanied by guard... Read more
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£35.00
Voyages De Gulliver (Four Parts, Bound as One)

Voyages De Gulliver (Four Parts, Bound as One)

by [Swift, Jonathan]

Paris: Lugan, 1828. Seconde Edition Mignonne . Full Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. 32mo. Four parts with separate title page and pagination, bound as a single volume. Full blind and gilt tooled leather with raised spine bands. Gilt is a little faded and leather shows general wear with scuffs and rubbing. There are a few small chips and a crack along the top joint. Scattered, mostly light, foxing.
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$150.00
The Private Stable; its Establishment, Management and Appointments.

The Private Stable; its Establishment, Management and Appointments.

by Garlland, James A

Boston: Little, Brown. Good+; Evidence of crease on front board, tilght clean copy.. 1903. New edition. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Publisher's pictorial boards, recently rebacked with dark red morocco, raised bands, xv, 631p., illustrated, index. .
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$200.00
[T]he Provok'd Husband; or, A Journey to London [with] The Drummer; or the Haunted House [with] Love Makes a Man: Or, the FOP's Fortune [with] The Careless Husband [with] The Funeral; or Grief A-La-Mode

[T]he Provok'd Husband; or, A Journey to London [with] The Drummer; or the Haunted House [with] Love Makes a Man: Or, the FOP's Fortune [with] The Careless Husband [with] The Funeral; or Grief A-La-Mode

by Vanbrugh, John and Mr. Cibber [with] Mr. Addition [with] C. Cibber [with] Colley Cibber [with] Richard Steele

London: Various. Full Leather. Good/No Jacket. Five "Comedies" published in London between 1776 and 1777. Full polished calf with red leather spine label. Spine is a little faded and chipped on ends. Appears to be lacking a second spine label. Some moisture tide marks in contents and scattered mostly light foxing. Other general light wear, though overall a solid and fairly clean copy.
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$75.00
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised

The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised

Hartford: S. Andrus and Son, 1843. 12mo, pp. 681; two steel-engraved plates bound in front, 10 woodcut plates; full contemporary blind-tooled sheep, all-over gilt, elaborate gilt spine in 5 compartments, a.e.g., sky-blue endpapers; edges a bit rubbed and worn; preliminaries browned and foxed, two faint pencil ownership signatures, else a very good, quite lavishly bound copy. American Imprints 43-535.
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$287.50
An answer to the Rev. G.S. Faber's Difficulties of Romanism

An answer to the Rev. G.S. Faber's Difficulties of Romanism

by TREVERN, J.F.M., Rev

London: Hurst, Chance & Co.; Norwich, Bacon & Kennebrook, 1826. First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, 461, [2]; full contemporary maroon straight-grain morocco, covers with repeated gilt panels and elaborate gilt floral corner and side devices, spine fully gilt with 4 paired bands and gilt lettering direct; probably a Norwich binding; edges a little rubbed, but generally very good, sound, and attractive.
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$460.00
John Brown's body

John Brown's body

by Benét, Stephen Vincent

Franklin Center, Pa: The Franklin Library, 1976. Edition limited to an unspecified number; 8vo, pp. [15], 4-371, [1]; original full black gilt-stamped morocco, silk moiré endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark, a.e.g.; fine, bright copy.
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$46.00
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

by Dickens, Charles

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library Copyright is 1988. 204 pages. Brown cloth covers with gold lettering and decoration. Raised spine bands. Paper paste over illustration on top cover. All edges of text block are gold. . Cloth - Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket.
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$15.00
The Holy Bible, Containilng the Old and New Testaments...

The Holy Bible, Containilng the Old and New Testaments...

by Bible

Edinburgh: Printed By Alexander Kincaid. Lacks free end-papers and last leaf of Psalms, gilt is heavily rubbed . but still a tight attractive bilnding.. 1766. Hardcover. 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Brown calf heavily gilt tool, all edges gilt, unpaginated. **Herbert #1179. Sold as a binding. .
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$350.00
CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS CONTRIBUTED TO THE EDINBURGH REVIEW

CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS CONTRIBUTED TO THE EDINBURGH REVIEW

by LORD MACAULAY

London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869. Octavo, full polished calf by Riviere, gilt with armorial gilt (a little rubbed) at upper board, two-line borders, marbled endpapers and edges, vi + 855pp. Boards and edges a little scuffed, marked, nothing serious, extremely minor wear at spine, scarcely remarkable; some light creasing through later stages of text block, cosmetic only. Contents clean, and just a touch of foxing at blanks. A sound, square copy, with prize label (1872) printed in Latin... Read more
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£40.00
All the King's Men

All the King's Men

by Warren, Robert Penn

Birmingham, AL: The Southern Classics Library Copyright is 1984. 464 pages. Full blue leather covers with raised spine bands. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. There are a few scattered slight scratches in the gilded edges of the text block. The Southern Classics Library book plate with the previous owner's name is affixed to the blank verso of the front free end leaf. Volume is otherwise Fine.. Full Leather. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket.
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$45.00
Proverbs.

Proverbs.

by Downey, William Scott

Boston: J. M. Hewes And Co. , Printers. Good+; Three small chips or tears.. 1853. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Publisher's red leather binding heavily gilt embossed with angel holding a diamond shaped device and titled within ornate border within five ruled borders, 104p., including subscribers list. **Theodore Parker was a subscriber. The earliest edition I can find is the 5th edition of 1854 .
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$95.00
The Blood Vessels of the Human Skin and Their Responses

The Blood Vessels of the Human Skin and Their Responses

by Lewis, Thomas

New York: The Classics of Medicine Library. Facsimile Reprint . Full Leather. Fine/No Dust Jacket. This edition is copyrighted 1992. 322 pages. Full black leather with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Raised spine bands. All edges of text block are gilded. Decorative end leaves. Bound silk book mark. Lacking "Notes from the Editor.
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$20.00
Maurius the Epicurean; His Sensations and Ideas

Maurius the Epicurean; His Sensations and Ideas

by Walter Pater

London: Philip Lee Warner Publisher/Medici Society LTD, 1913. Leather Bound. very good. Two volume set. Bound in full brown leather with gilt lettering to covers and spines.Marble endpapers. Ties. This edition of Maurius the Epicurean has been printed on handmade Riccardi paper 1000 copies of which 250 are reserved to the United States. This set is copy #993. Bookplates of previous owner on front pastedowns as well as his stamp of Feb 15, 1916. Some light sunning to spines and near the spines of... Read more
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$400.00
New York Book-Bindery. Established 1836. Burnt down January 23d. 1852. Rebuilt May 1st, 1852

New York Book-Bindery. Established 1836. Burnt down January 23d. 1852. Rebuilt May 1st, 1852

by Edward Walker & Sons

New York: Edward Walker & Sons, 1852. Illustrated broadside, approx. 17" x 15" (not examined out of old frame); generally very good with no folds or breaks. The New York Book Bindery was established by Edward Walker in 1836. This advertisement was printed in 1852 after the original building burned down, and announced the opening of the new, larger building at the same location. Delaware only in OCLC.
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$5,175.00
Jack:  The Struggles of John F. Kennedy (Volume I Only of Two Volume set) (The Library of the Presidents series)

Jack: The Struggles of John F. Kennedy (Volume I Only of Two Volume set) (The Library of the Presidents series)

by Parmet, Herbert S

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press Copyright is 1980. 586 pages. Un-used copy with Collector's Notes and un-used Easton "The Library of the Presidents" book plate laid in. Full burgundy leather with raised spine bands. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. . Full-Leather. Fine/No Jacket.
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$35.00
THE WORKS

THE WORKS

by MOTLEY, JOHN LOTHROP

London.: John Murray, 1889. 9 volumes complete, octavo 9x6 inches in A FINE HALF BROWN MOROCCO LEATHER BINDING WITH RAISED BANDS, GILT FILLETS AND LEATHER CORNERS. BOUND BY BAYNTUN, BINDER OF BATH. A very handsome set. Titles:- The United Netherlands 4 volumes. The Dutch Republic 3 volumes. John of Barneveld 2 volumes. 1904
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£850.00
Absalom, Absalom!

Absalom, Absalom!

by Faulkner, William

Birmingham, AL: The Southern Classics Library Copyright is 1985. 495 pages. Full brown leather covers with raised spine bands. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. . Full Leather. Fine/No Dust Jacket.
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$75.00
La Legion D'Honneur Sa Societe D'Entr'Aide, Son Musee L'Ordre Souverain De Malte Les Anciens Ordres Francais De Chevalerie

La Legion D'Honneur Sa Societe D'Entr'Aide, Son Musee L'Ordre Souverain De Malte Les Anciens Ordres Francais De Chevalerie

by Renault, Jules (in collaboration with Comte Michel De Pierredon)

Paris: Les Editions D'Art "Le Document. Full Leather. Very Good+/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Copyright is 1931. 369 pages, plus numerous plates. Full pebbled leather with inset on top cover for Legion D'Honnour Medal. Raised spine band and gilt stamped lettering on spine. To edge is gilded. Housed in original matching slipcase that remains solid but shows wear. Presented to Benjamin Conner, an American Lawyer working in Paris following World War I. There is some rubbing along joints, and a... Read more
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$200.00
The Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs, of the Rev. Isaac Watts...  to Which Are Added, Select Hymns, from Other Authors; and Directions  for Musical Expression, by Samuel Worcester. New Edition... Greatly  Ilmproved, by Samuel M. Worcester.

The Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs, of the Rev. Isaac Watts... to Which Are Added, Select Hymns, from Other Authors; and Directions for Musical Expression, by Samuel Worcester. New Edition... Greatly Ilmproved, by Samuel M. Worcester.

by Worcester, Samuel

Boston: Crocker & Brewster. Good+; Some uneveness to fore-edge of text-block.. 1847. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Ornate black morocco gilt, all edges gilt, 776p., index. .
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$65.00