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The New Testament...

The New Testament...

by Bible N. T

Edinburgh: Cowan and Company. Very Good. 1853. Hardcover. 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Ornaately embossed black leather with gilt devices, all edges gilt, silver color clasp, unpaginated. .
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$65.00
The Amaranth: a Gift for Alll Seasons, Revised by the Committee Of  Publication of the American Sunday School Union.

The Amaranth: a Gift for Alll Seasons, Revised by the Committee Of Publication of the American Sunday School Union.

Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union. Very Good; Plates are foxed else tight and clean.. [c1841]. Hardcover. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Ornate brown leather gilt, all edges gilt, 235p., 8 engraved plates plus a vignette title page. **Thompson: "Reissued in a smaller format without imprint date [c1841] .
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$85.00
Letters & Literary Remains of Edward Fitzgerald

Letters & Literary Remains of Edward Fitzgerald

by FITZGERALD, Edward

London: Macmillan, 1902. Limited. hardcover. fine. 7 volumes. Frontispiece portrait in each volume. 8vo, beautifully bound by Riviere & Sons in 3/4 brown morocco with ornate gilt-decorated spines, top edges gilt. London: Macmillan, 1902. Limited edition -- one of 775 sets. A fine set in lovely bindings.<br/><br/>
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$1250.00
THE BATTLE OF LIFE. A Love Story

THE BATTLE OF LIFE. A Love Story

by Dickens, Charles

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. First Edition. Full-Leather. Small Octavo. 4th issue, 175pp., (2)pp. ads at rear, illustrated, bound in full polished calf by Riviere with original front cloth cover bound in at rear; boards triple ruled in gilt, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, red and black morocco spine labels and all edges gilt; professionally rebacked and very nicely done preserving the original spine; previous owner's bookplates to front and rear pastedown, internally... Read more
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$450.00
Voice of the Deaf; A Biography of Edward Miner Gallaudet

Voice of the Deaf; A Biography of Edward Miner Gallaudet

by Maxine Tull Boatner

Public Affairs Press, 1959. Hardcover. very good/good. Octavo. 190pp. Nice copy in dust jacket. Inscription of previous owner on front free endpaper. Clear tape to dust jacket.
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$40.00
THE BOOK OF THE CHURCH

THE BOOK OF THE CHURCH

by SOUTHEY, Robert

London: John Murray, 1848. Octavo, full tan calf, gilt in six compartments, slightly raised bands, borders gilt and blind, marbled endpapers and edges, xxiii + 542pp. Boards with spots of soiling, heavy foxing at blanks, prelims., text leaves affected only very slightly, soil through early leaves at one corner, again text unaffected. Early gift inscription, one later owner signature with very slight ink bleed-through to title. A sound, square, perfectly usable copy.. Sixth Edition.. Hard Cover.
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£35.00
The British Miscellany:  Or Coloured Figures of New, Rare, or Little Known Animal Subjects; Many Not Before Ascertained to be Inhabitants of the British Isles; and Chiefly in the Possession of the Author (Numbers 1-12, with Preface, bound as Single Vol.)

The British Miscellany: Or Coloured Figures of New, Rare, or Little Known Animal Subjects; Many Not Before Ascertained to be Inhabitants of the British Isles; and Chiefly in the Possession of the Author (Numbers 1-12, with Preface, bound as Single Vol.)

by Sowerby, James

London: N/P. First Edition . Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Nos. 1 of 1804 through 12 of 1806, bound as a single volume, with covers bound in at rear; 76 hand colored plates, of which two are folding; Modern quarter leather, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration and marbled paper over boards; Scattered mostly very light foxing; Scattered offsetting, sometimes on the heavy side; Collated and complete.
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$3500.00
Elia: Essays which Have Appeared Under that Signature in the London Magazine AND The Last Essays of  Being a Sequel to Essays Published Under that Name

Elia: Essays which Have Appeared Under that Signature in the London Magazine AND The Last Essays of Being a Sequel to Essays Published Under that Name

by LAMB, Charles

London: Taylor & Hessey, 1823. hardcover. very good(+). 2 volumes. Short 8vos, finely bound by Tout in full polished calf; ornate gilt-decorated spines with raised bands, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1823 & London: Edward Moxon, 1833. First editions<br/><br/> The first volume has a scuff mark on the front cover, and is a second issue, with two addresses in the imprint.<br/><br/>
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$2000.00
John Adams Two volume set

John Adams Two volume set

by Smith, Page

North Carolina: Easton Press, 1988. Collector's Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine. Two volume set. 23.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. 1170pp XX. Bound in dark green leather with gilt design and foredges. Part of the series "The Library of the Presidents". Collector's Notes laid-in both volumes. Some toning to the edges of the notes. Light scratching to the gilt. Light rubbing to bottom of boards.
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$60.00
Through the Lich-Gate:  A Biography of the Little Church Around the Corner

Through the Lich-Gate: A Biography of the Little Church Around the Corner

by Ross, Ishbel

New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1931. First Edition - Grand Edition De Luxe . Full Vellum. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Ralph L. Boyer. 164 pages. Number 13 of a limited edition of 175 copies. Grand Edition de Luxe with the twelve autographs of the Rector, the Vestry, Mr. George Arliss, Mr. Otis Skinner, and Mr. Grant Mitchell, printed on specially imported Rives Paper. Top edge is gilded and others remain un-cut. Full vellum over beveled boards. Interior dentelle. Silk moire end leaves and... Read more
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$175.00
Romeo and Juliet (from the 100 Greatest Books Every Written series)

Romeo and Juliet (from the 100 Greatest Books Every Written series)

by Shakespear, William (With an Introduction and Notes By John Dennis

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press Copyright for this edition is 2008. 135 [1] pages. Full maroon leather covers with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Raised spine bands. All edges of text are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and silk book mark. Un-Read copy.. Full Leather. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Byam Shaw.
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$75.00
Reflections on the Works of God; and of His Providence Throughout  all Nature.

Reflections on the Works of God; and of His Providence Throughout all Nature.

by Sturm, C. C. [Christopher Christian]

London: G. & W. B. Whittaker. Good+; Scan shows damage to one board, other volume shows some loss . of color at top of spine and hinge, board showing at most corners . else clean and tight.. 1823. Hardcover. 24mo - 6" tall; two volumes complete, dark green leather with overall blind stamping with ornate gilt tooling of that, all edges marbled, xvi, 359, viii, 399p., illustrated with engravings. .
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$125.00
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

by [R. W. A. ROUSE]. Thomas Gray

London: Guild of Women Binders, 1899. 3/4 leather. Near Fine. 21.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. 49pp text. Color frontispiece as well as 12 additional color plates by Robert William Arthur Rouse. Decorative color initials on each text page. Bound in 3/4 burgundy leather and red boards. 5 raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Rubbing to outer joints.
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$450.00
The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

by Bible. N. T

New York: American Bible Society. Very Good. 1855. Hardcover. 64mo 3" - 4½" tall; Black moorocco, all over embossed, all edges gilt, 384, 100p. **Wolf, From Gothic Windows to Peacocks #49. Diam'd 64mo. Second paginatioon: The Book of Psalms. .
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$95.00
Memoirs of the Life and Reign of King George the Third in three volumes

Memoirs of the Life and Reign of King George the Third in three volumes

by John Heneage Jesse

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1867. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Three volume set. 22 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. x 601pg x 562pg ix 616pg. Bound in full brown leather with blue and red spine labels. Marble foredges and endpapers. Some scuffing to the spine labels. Some light rubbing to the joints. Indentation to front cover of volume 2.
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$200.00
San Mart&iacute;n y Bol&iacute;var : Entrevista De Guayaquil, 1822

San Martín y Bolívar : Entrevista De Guayaquil, 1822

by Espejo, Coronel De Artillería Gerónimo ; with Introduction By Teodoro Caillet-Bois

Biblioteca Del Instituto Sanmartiniano, Buenos Aires, 1939. Book. Very Good. Three-Quarter Leather. 160 pages. Hardcover, with later binding with green leather to the spine and corners of the covers, and matching green cloth covered boards. Text is the 1939 "Recuerdos Históricos" series printing of the 1873 original. Some wear to the edges of the binding, consistent with shelving, and the page block is tanned and somewhat brittle, consistent with age. But overall, the binding is secure,... Read more
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$50.00
Life of George Washington (Extra-Illustrated in Five Volumes)

Life of George Washington (Extra-Illustrated in Five Volumes)

by Irving, Washington

New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1855. Full Leather. Very Good+/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Number 21 of an edition of 110 extra-illustrated sets created by the publisher. Complete in five volumes published form 1855 to 1859. Each volume is fully bound in tan Moroccan leather with gilt lettering and decoration on spine, and along the edges both inside and out. Raised spine bands create six compartments. All edges of text are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Proceeding the table of contents, there is a page... Read more
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$7500.00
ELEGANT EXTRACTS - 5 volumes,  POETRY 2 volumes, PROSE 2 volumes and EPISTLES 1 volume.

ELEGANT EXTRACTS - 5 volumes, POETRY 2 volumes, PROSE 2 volumes and EPISTLES 1 volume.

by ANON, KNOX VICESIMUS

London.: Charles Dilly., 1791. 5 volumes complete. Royal octavo 9 1/2 x 6 inches. 5 calligraphic title pages each with a stipple engraved vignette. ALL BOUND IN FULL CALF BY EDWARDS OF HALIFAX, rebacked, probably in the late 19th century in light calf gilt. The Halifax boards are somewhat rubbed but solid and are a clear example of the master binder's work in calf. See photos for illustrations. 2 title pages and some of the contents of Prose volume one rather spotted - otherwise an unusual example of... Read more
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£650.00
Smith &amp; Wesson Hand Guns

Smith & Wesson Hand Guns

by McHenry, Roy C. And Walter F. Roper

Birmingham, AL: Palladium Press for the members of The Firearms Classics Library First published in 1945, the special contents of this edition are copyrighted 1977. 233+ pages. Full, teal, leather with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Raised spine bands. All edges of text block are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and book mark. There are a couple of very slight scuffs seen in gilded edges. Volume is otherwise Fine.. Reprint. Full Leather. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket.
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$25.00
Address Book, with Four Angels in Silver Bas-Relief on Front Panel

Address Book, with Four Angels in Silver Bas-Relief on Front Panel

by N/A

England: Whitehall Silver & Plate Co. Fine. Address book, with 4 angels in silver bas-relief on front panel; binding is black full leather; 16mo, (4 3/4" x 3 1/4"), 104 pages, alphabetical tabs. Silver Makers Marks show Whitehill Silver & Plate Co., 1989 - 2004., Sheffield. No entries, no markings of any kind; fine. Perhaps the most beautiful address book we have seen.
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$200.00
THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON. Two Volumes

THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON. Two Volumes

by trollope, Anthony

London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1864. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo. TWO VOLUMES. First Issue with 'hobbledehoya" on page 33 and page 70 misnumbered "o". 312, 316pp. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in 3/4 blue morocco over light blue cloth, raised bands with compartments decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Frontispieces age toned and chipped at outer margins not affecting the illustration itself. Spines slightly fading; cloth fading at top of boards; a lovely set.
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$750.00
The four Georges.

The four Georges.

by [Fore-Edge Painting] THACKERAY, William M. (1811-1863)

London:: Smith, Elder and Co., 1862., 1862. Half-title: The four Georges: sketches of manners, morals, court, and town life. Small 8vo. [iv], 226, [2] pp. Original full turquoise blue crushed morocco, raised bands, all edges gilt, by W. M. HOLLOWAY (ca.1850-70), London; head and rear joint mended with kozo, spine toned. Bookplates of Thomas Clarke Butler-Cole; Alfred C. Howell. Very good. First edition, contained within four parts. With a lovely fore-edge painting [ca. 1952] of a scene of Windsor... Read more
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$750.00
A Collection of the Published Writings of the Late Thomas Addison

A Collection of the Published Writings of the Late Thomas Addison

by Addison, Thomas

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library. Facsimile Reprint . Full Leather. Very Good+/No Dust Jacket. This edition is copyrighted 1983. 242 pages. Full burgundy leather with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Raised spine bands. All edges of text block are gilded. Decorative end leaves. Bound silk book mark. Slight soiling along lower edges of cover, and some discoloration of gilding on fore edge. Volume is otherwise Fine. Lacking "Notes from the Editor.
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$20.00
THE COMPREHENSIVE ENGLISH DICTIONARY: EXPLANATORY, PRONOUNCING, & ETYMOLOGICAL &c.

THE COMPREHENSIVE ENGLISH DICTIONARY: EXPLANATORY, PRONOUNCING, & ETYMOLOGICAL &c.

by OGILVIE, John

London: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1879. Thick quarto, polished half-calf by Blackie and Sons, with their ticket at rear paste-down, and - fairly unusually - Blackie's binding instructions slip (1881) loosely inserted; vii [1] 1294pp. chiefly in double-column, text engravings; 24pp. followed by full-page engravings (14 single, 3 double and 1 folding). Quite worn at endpapers over front and (more especially) rear inner hinges, and a strained joint, but nothing detaching, and still all firmly affixed;... Read more
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£75.00
A Gazeteer of the State of New Hampshire. Embellished with an Accurate  Map of the State and Several Other Engravings: by Abel Bowen.

A Gazeteer of the State of New Hampshire. Embellished with an Accurate Map of the State and Several Other Engravings: by Abel Bowen.

by Farmer, John & Jacob B. Moore

Concord: Jacob B. Moore. Very Good-; Remnent of old tape on map.. 1823. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Mottled leather, ornate gilt spine with decorative boarder on boards, 276p., folding map, wood engravings. **Howes E-41. Richmond, Shaker Literature 2112. .
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$300.00