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Downriver:  An Amos Walker Mystery

Downriver: An Amos Walker Mystery

by Estleman, Loren D

Ultramarine Press, 1988. First. Hardbound. fine as issued. a very handsome book. here offered is copy #31.. one of 40 numbered copies signed by Estleman, in marbled paper over boards with gilt stamped dark blue leather spine bound by Denis Gouey. 210 pp,
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$150.00
Political Writings

Political Writings

by Mill, John Stuart

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library. As New with No dust jacket as issued. 1982. Limited Edition. First Printing. Leather. Publisher's full blue leather, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in three compartments, gilt tooling in remainder; gilt borders and tooling on covers, all edges gilt, moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with B&W plates by Geoffrey Moss.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unread,... Read more
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$50.00
Tausend und eine Nacht Arabische Erzählungen  (Four Volumes)  Zum erstenmale aus dem Urtext vollständig und treu übersetzt. Vollständig umgearbeitete, mit Anmerkungen und mit einer Einleitung versehene Auflage

Tausend und eine Nacht Arabische Erzählungen (Four Volumes) Zum erstenmale aus dem Urtext vollständig und treu übersetzt. Vollständig umgearbeitete, mit Anmerkungen und mit einer Einleitung versehene Auflage

by Weil, Dr, Gustav

Stuttgart, Germany: Rieger'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1889. Four volumes in original red linen, front covers and spines wonderfully illustrated, decorative end papers. Near Fine, end papers uniformly browned, light scattered toning. viii, 408, 412, 421, (1), 362, (2) adverts. With 200 illustrations. A gorgeous set. Will require additional shipping charges for priority and international mail- Please inquire before ordering. . First Edition Thus. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo -... Read more
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$750.00
Novels

Novels

by Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape, 1953. First Editions. Leather Bound. Very Good. London: Jonathan Cape, 1953-66. First Editions. Leather Bound. H: 7 1/2". D: 5" W: 1" 14 Volumes. Rebound In Full Black Morocco With The Original Front Covers Bound In The Rare, All Edges Gilt, Raised.....
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$22,500.00
Three Plays (Franklin Library)

Three Plays (Franklin Library)

by Bernard Shaw

Franklin Library, 1979. Leather. From the Franklin Library limited edition collection of the 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Illustrated by Paul Hogarth. Book in very fine condition. Leather binding. All edges gilt. Very minor scuffs to gilt edges. 'Notes from the Editors' included.
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$18.75
Green Mansions

Green Mansions

by Hudson, W. H

London: Duckworth, 1926. Hardcover. Very good overall. Sangorski & Sutcliffe binding in full green calf with gilt raised bands, gilt tooling to the spine, boards and dentelles. The English edition with wonderful graphic black and white jungle illustrations by Keith Henderson. Travel novel of jungle romance in the Guyana jungle of Venezuela, by William Henry Hudson (1841-1922) English naturalist, ornithologist and writer. In 1959 it was adapted into a film with Audrey Hepburn. 8vo, 325pp, 10... Read more
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$275.00
Sweet Heat. Spicy Desserts (& More!) For Chile Lovers

Sweet Heat. Spicy Desserts (& More!) For Chile Lovers

by Stock, Melissa & Dave DeWitt

Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1996. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. Octavo; pp; vi, 201, (i), index, ad; illustrated with color photographs; original printed pictorial paper wrappers;. This is a book dedicated to sweet indulgence - a celebration of chiles, chocolate, spiked drinks and all other little things that make life worth living.
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$7.50
Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes

by John T. Morse

Heirs of Hippocrates Library, 1994. First Edition Thus. Leather. 358, 335 pages. Two volume set. This special edition was published for members of 'The Heirs of Hippocrates Library.' First edition thus. Near fine in quarter leather and cloth covers with gold decorations and lettering. All edges gilt. Silk page marker ribbon present. Slight scuffs to pages edges, else fine.
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$37.50
John Brown's Body

John Brown's Body

by Benet, Stephen Vincent

Frankin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library , 1976. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover, full dark blue leather decorated in gold, all edges gilt. 371 pages. Illustrated by Peter Harritos. A quality Franklin Library book printed on acid free paper, with silk moire end-papers and ribbon marker bound in. First edition thus. A title published in a limited edition as part of the 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature... Read more
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$20.00
Harold - A Drama

Harold - A Drama

by Tennyson, Alfred

London: Henry S. King & Co., 1877. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 6 1/8" X 4 3/4. A very smart binding in dark red morocco with bevelled edges, double gilt ruling with extensive geometrical gilt design to both boards, five raised bands with double boxed gilt & flower gilt design and gilt lettering to the spine. Marbled endboards, gilt dentelles, silk head & tail bands and all edges gilt. In excellent condition with clean and fresh boards, all bar a little minor rubbing to rear board,... Read more
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£75.00
Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell

by Gardiner, Samuel Rawson

London, Paris, New York: Goupil & Co, 1899. Limited edition. Hardcover. Good condition. A rather grand production of the life of the controversial British figure regarded by some as a military dictator and by others as a champion of liberty. Printed by Goupil, with plates engraved by Jean Boussod, Manzi, Joyat & Co. with handsome portrait chapter headings and initial capitals. A limited edition, no. 144, limited to 1475 copies. Bound by Birdsall for Charles Scribner's Sons, the full... Read more
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$375.00
ESSENCES

ESSENCES

by JALOUX, Edmond

1944. JALOUX, Edmond. ESSENCES. Geneva: Les Editions Du Cheval Aile. [1944]. 8vo., original wraps bound in handsome brown-calf leather spine & beige cloth; 158 pages. Copy #71 out of a limited edition of 2,500 numbered copies. Collection Princeps. Very Good (very minor wear & soil covers, interior contents clean & tight). A lovely copy! $85.00.
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$85.00
The Tragedies of Shakespeare

The Tragedies of Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1980. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover, full tan genuine leather binding, decorated in gold with raised spine. All edges gilt, dark salmon silk moire end-papers and silk ribbon marker bound-in. Printed on archival acid-neutral paper. 1362 pages. Introduction by George Rylands. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker, with her prefatory "A Note on the Illustrations..." included. First... Read more
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$45.00
Satyricon

Satyricon

by Petronius (Gaius Petronius Arbiter)

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library. As New with No dust jacket as issued. 1980. Limited Edition. First Printing. Leather. Publisher's full blue leather, spine in three compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remaining compartment, gilt borders and intricate gilt tooling on covers, all edges gilt, moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with color plates by Fabrizio Clerici. Notes from the Editors laid in.. The... Read more
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$50.00
In a Green Shade, A Country Commentary - Morrell Fine Binding

In a Green Shade, A Country Commentary - Morrell Fine Binding

by Hewlett, Maurice

London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 7 1/2" X 5. A beautiful 1/2 green morocco binding with green cloth boards and double gilt ruling to both boards. Five raised bands, each with ribbed gilt decoration, double boxed gilt design and gilt lettering to the spine. Top edge gilt, silk head & tail bands and green endpapers. In near fine condition with clean & fresh boards and square corners. A slight difference of colour to the spine, looking browner than... Read more
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£60.00
New Canterbury Tales - Morrell Fine Binding

New Canterbury Tales - Morrell Fine Binding

by Hewlett, Maurice

London: Archibald Constable and Co., Ltd., 1901. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 7 1/2" X 5. A beautiful 1/2 green morocco binding with green cloth boards and double gilt ruling to both boards. Five raised bands, each with ribbed gilt decoration, double boxed gilt design and gilt lettering to the spine. Top edge gilt, silk head & tail bands and green endpapers. In near fine condition with clean & fresh boards and square corners. A slight difference of colour to the spine,... Read more
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£60.00
Beaux & Belles of England.   Edition Magnifique, limited to 26 copies

Beaux & Belles of England. Edition Magnifique, limited to 26 copies

London: Grolier Society, 1910. Edition Magnifique. 13 volumes of this extravagantly bound and produced set, the "Edition Magnifique" limited to 26 lettered sets. Bound in full gilt and inlaid crushed morocco, printed on vellum with each illustration appearing in triplicate. Titles include Mrs. Siddons by James Boaden, 2 vols; Lord Chesterfield by W. Ernst, 2 vols; Mrs. Mary Robinson written by herself, 1 vol; Count de Grammont by Anthony Hamilton,1 vol; Lady Blessington by J. Fitzgerald... Read more
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$3,500.00
O- Zone (Franklin Library)

O- Zone (Franklin Library)

by Theroux, Paul

Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society edition in leather covers with illustrated frontis by Douglas Smith. First edition (first printing). Decorated leather covers and marbled endpapers. A near fine copy. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Slight soiling at bottom of signature page.
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$31.25
Under the Greenwood Tree

Under the Greenwood Tree

by Hardy, Thomas

London: Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1920s. 12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm] Very Good condition. Gilt to top edge. Black & white illustrations by Percy Graves. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 250 pages. One of the most popular of Thomas Hardy's novels. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$14.00
The Way We Die Now

The Way We Die Now

by Willeford, Charles

Ultramarine Press, 1988. First. Hardbound. a fine bright as issued. here offered is copy letter "E". one of 10 lettered copies signed by Willeford and finely bound in full leather by Denis Gouey. 245 pp.
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$900.00
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.  FIVE LEATHER-BOUND VOLUMES

THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II. FIVE LEATHER-BOUND VOLUMES

by MACAULAY, Thomas Babington

Philadelphia: B. Lippincott & Co., 1867. A complete five-volume set- nicely bound in leather & marbled boards. "The History of England from the Accession of James the Second" is the full title of the five-volume work by Lord Macaulay. This work was a seminal and paradigmatic example of Whig historiography and its literary style has remained an object of praise since its publication, including subsequent to the widespread condemnation of its historical contentions which became popular... Read more
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$350.00
Maximes

Maximes

by Balzac [Honore de]

London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. Small octavo. 197 pp. Text in French and English en face. Finely bound by Bayntun in full red calf, spine tooled in gilt in compartments with blue title label, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy with just the slightest bit of rubbing at the exterior hinges.
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$175.00
Les Contes des Fees & John Bull, ou Londresiana - Two Volumes in One, Fine Binding by Atkinsons of Salisbury

Les Contes des Fees & John Bull, ou Londresiana - Two Volumes in One, Fine Binding by Atkinsons of Salisbury

by Madame D***; C.D

Paris: Chez Tiger, Imprimeur-Libraire. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 5 1/2" X 3 3/4. Two volumes/titles bound together in a half green calf binding with marbled boards and double blind ruling finish to both boards. Five raised bands to the spine, gilt lettering & decoration and blind ruling to each band. Bound by Atkinsons of Salisbury with their ticket pasted to rear board, in excellent condition. Pages generally in good condition, with a touch of browning and minor foxing to sporadic pages... Read more
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£150.00
The Brontes : The Heather Edition. Jane Eyre. Wuthering Heights and Agnes  Grey. Shirley. Villette. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Stories from Angria,  The Professor, Emma & Poems. In six volumes

The Brontes : The Heather Edition. Jane Eyre. Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey. Shirley. Villette. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Stories from Angria, The Professor, Emma & Poems. In six volumes

by BRONTE, Charlotte, Anne, Emily

London: Allan Wingate 1949. 8vo. In 6 volumes. Heather Edition. Recently bound in quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt devices and maroon leather title & author labels. New endpapers. Decorated title-pages. All internally clean. An attractive set that includes minor works not often found in sets of Bronte. . Near Fine. 1/4 Morocco. 1949.
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£750.00
Bouquet de Fleurs

Bouquet de Fleurs

by THEURIET, Andre

Paris: Librarie des Amateurs, 1901. First edition thus. MONCHAU, Emile. Limited edition of 1000 copies, of which this is number 12. Illustrations by Emile Monchau. A delightful period piece in Art Noveau style with ravishing floral border decorations to every page. Edition of 1000 copies. Small quarto, original illustrated wrappers, floral ornament throughout, lower spine end shows some wear; loose in wrappers, lower spine end shows some wear and has been papered over, small mild water mark affects the... Read more
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AU$350.00