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The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book

by Gaiman, Neil

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ISBN 13
9780060530921
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0060530928
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New York: HarperCollins, 2008. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine. As new in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated by Dave McKean. First printing with full number line. Newberry Prize winner for 2008; without the sticker.
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Stardust

by Gaiman, Neil

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ISBN 13
9780380977284
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0380977281
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New York: Spike Avon, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine. A fine, bright, as new copy of the first printing, in a similar, unclipped dustwrapper. Winner of the 1999 Mythopoeic Award.
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De Ratione Curandi ad Glauconem Libri Duo, Interprete Martino Akakia Catalaunensi..
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De Ratione Curandi ad Glauconem Libri Duo, Interprete Martino Akakia Catalaunensi..

by Galenus, (Claudius) (Galen)

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Venice (Venetiis): Apud Iuntas (Giunta), 1542. Hardcover. Very good. Small 8vo. (8),365,(1)pp. Fine printer's device to title and full page device to last page. Woodcut initials. Original limp vellum binding with the use of 15th Century manuscript for binding. With the commentary of the French physician Martin Akakia (1500-1551). Vellum lightly soiled, ties perished, else a very good copy with a fine text block and a fine example of Akakia's translation of Galen's important treatise on the theory of healing. This is a most attractive Giunta imprint and Galen's principal work devoted to phlebotomy. Martin Akakia was a physician of King Francis I of France. Rare.
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An Academy for Grown Horsemen, Containing the Completest Instructions for Walking, Trotting,...
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An Academy for Grown Horsemen, Containing the Completest Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling.; Illustrated with Copper Plates, and Adorned with a Portrait of the Author

by Gambado, Geoffrey (Henry William Bunbury)

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London: Printed for W. DIckinson, et al., 1787. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Henry William Bunbury. Folio. vi,(3),vi-xx,38pp. Eleven pates plus frontispiece: full page copper engravings by Bunbury. Wanting B1 of the prelims, and apparently issued that way, As the ESTC notes, "Possibly deliberately mis-signed in order to support the 'missing' portion of the author's preface - see editor's note." Bound to style in half calf, red leather lettering label, gilt; marbled paper boards. Two signatures have been remargined for strength and without loss; the title page has been mounted and lacks upper and inner margins but also without loss, plates and text occasionally foxed but a very good copy, completely uncut and with wide margins, in a fine binding. Reprinted in 1788, 1791, 1792 and 1796. A sequel, "Annals of Horsemanship", was issued in 1791. "A lively and entertaining jeu d'esprit of the pencil and the pen...." Lowndes, p. 860.
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Problemes en Action
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Problemes en Action

by (Children's Game)

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French: n.p., 1825. Very good. 11 engraved cut-out figures or objects including ferryman, three couples, wolf, goat, cabbage and boat, to be slotted into boat, , original box with engraved pictorial label colored by hand, A rare children's game, possibly printed by the Parisian publisher Nepveau. Contained in the box measuring 14cm x 7cm x 1cm is a complete set of figures for the two river crossing puzzles known as the 'Jealous Husbands Problem', and 'Goat, Wolf and Cabbage'. The earliest account of these puzzles is in the 9th century manuscript "Propositionnes ad Acuendos Juvenes", (Problems to Sharpen the Young), attributed to Alcuin. In both puzzles there are only two places in the boat. In the Jealous Husbands Problem, no woman can be with another man unless also accompanied by her husband. In Goat Wolf and Cabbage, the wolf will eat the goat and the goat will eat the cabbage unless they are guarded by the boatman. Originally accompanied by counters and an… Read more
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The House Beautiful
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The House Beautiful

by Gannet, William C., and Frank Lloyd Wright

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Used - Fine
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Limited edition
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Hardcover
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Park Forest, Illinois: W. R. Hasbrouck, 1963. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Folio. A facsimile of the limited edition published in 1897. Printed on fine paper in red and black, and bound in quarter brown cloth, gilt, with green cloth sides. Complete with the booklet of 14 pages sewn to the front end paper containing illustrations reproducing Wright's photographs of dried weeds. A fine copy, scarce in its own right. Neat previous ownership seal on the front paste down (a registered architect seal).
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El Misterio de Chichen-Itza
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El Misterio de Chichen-Itza

by Garcia Formenti, Arturo

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Limited edition
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Hardcover
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México: Ediciones Singulares, 1966. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. 4to. Text in three sections, Spanish, English and French. Illustrated with phoographs and maps. The binding is unusual: It has a smooth leather spine, gilt titles. But the upper and lower boards are molded from chips of jade in resin to create an especially handsome binding. Pictorial endpapers. A fine copy. This is No. 659 from a total edition of 1100. With facsimile signatures of the author and of Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, one of the leading 20th century architects.
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The Muffin Shop
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The Muffin Shop

by Garnett, Louise Ayres

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Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co, 1910. Hardcover. Very good. With Pictures by Hope Dunlap.. Large thin folio. (80)pp. Red cloth spine, pictorial paper over boards. Plain endpapers. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white, with many full page color plates. All illustrations are named in rhyme. Binding generally soiled and worn at edges but text and illustrations are in very good condition. Although there is no indication of prior printings, a first edition is known with a copyright date of 1908.
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Tales from the Enchanted Isles
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Tales from the Enchanted Isles

by Gate, Ethel May

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1926. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Dorothy P. Lathrop. Tall 8vo. (6),118,(2)pp. Publisher's turquoise-colored cloth, spine printed in dark brown. Color frontispiece and black and white chapter headings by Lathrop. A fine copy. The dustwrapper has light wear, a closed tear (no loss), and some sunning to the rear, else is in very good condition.
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Charles I: Eikon Basilike ( in Greek). The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solitude...
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Charles I: Eikon Basilike ( in Greek). The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solitude and Sufferings; Whereunto are annexed His Prayers and Apohthegms, &c

by (Gauden, John) Charles I.

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n.p. (London): W. D. in R. M., 1649. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. ((8),236,(12); then (2), Folding frontispiece present, as is the portrait opposite p., 203. Modern full black morocco, boards and spine tooled in blind, black lettering label,m gilt; boards with a raised lozenge bearing a crown and "C. R." , marbled endpapers. Originally attributed to Charles I, it is now acknowledged that the author is John Gauden. There were at least 40 different English editions printed in 1649, Madan observes that this is the only edition printed in England to contain the real name of the printer, William Du-gard, which appears in the imprint of the Apohthegmata. Madan's pagination indicates a final blank, not present here. The frontispiece has been strengthened at the horizontal fold, with a tiny loss, else this is a very good copy in a fine binding. Madan 22.
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Eikon Basilike ( in Greek). The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solitude and...
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Eikon Basilike ( in Greek). The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solitude and Sufferings; With a Perfect Copie of Prayers Used by His Majesty in the Time of his Sufferings

by (Gauden, John)

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n.p. (London): n.p., 1649. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. (4),260,pp. This edition is likely a variant of Madan #8, or a mixed 12 from Newcomb's printings for No 7(see Madan, p. 18). Without a frontispiece portrait nor any other illustration. Possibly defective, ending with leaf M10 and the word '"Finis" and thus probably not bound with the Letter from the Prince as described by Madan in No. 8. Originally attributed to Charles I, it is now acknowledged that the author is John Gauden. There were at least 40 different English editions printed in 1649, some hurriedly, as this copy must have been Contemporary full brown calf tooled in blind on the boards and on the spine. Joints cracked, but firm; head of spine and lettering labels nearly perished; old library stamp and bookplate; else a good copy.
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The Love of Truth and Peace. A Sermon Preached Before the Honourable House of Commons Assembled...
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The Love of Truth and Peace. A Sermon Preached Before the Honourable House of Commons Assembled in Parliament.; November. 29. 1640

by Gauden, John

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London: G. M. for Andrew Crooke, 1641. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. (vi), 46pp. Bound to style in full calf; red leather lettering piece, gilt; the boards tooled in blind. Title page remargined (no loss) else a fine copy. With the statement at the foot of the title page: "Published by order of that House." The headpiece on page one consists of repeating crowns over a Tudor rose, a fleur-de-lis, a Scottish thistle and an Irish harp. Gauden, 1605-1662, bishop of Worcester, putative author of the "Eikon Basilike." In the early days of the Civil War his sympathies were with the Parliament, and for a short time in 1643 he was a member of the Westminster Assembly. Later he changed his opinions, but was able nonetheless to retain his living throughout the Commonwealth period. At the Restoration in 1660 he was made Bishop of Exeter, and in 1662 was translated, not as he hoped, to Winchester, but to Worcester. Scarce. Wing G362; ESTC R5024.
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Prose Translation
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Prose Translation

by (Gawain)

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1952. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. With Six Engravings in Colour by Dorothea Braby.. Folio. 95,(1)pp. Bound in two types of cloth, one green the other rose, gilt spine titles and gilt emblem on the upper board, Top edge gilt. One of 360 numbered copies, of which this is No. 122. Page edges are lightly toned with age else this is a near fine copy.
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Fables. By the late Mr. Gay
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Fables. By the late Mr. Gay

by (Gay, John)

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Early Edition
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London: Tonson & Watts; Knapton, 1755. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. Two volumes. Contemporary full leather; spines in six compartments, gilt rules; red lettering pieces, gilt. Illustrated with engravings. The lettering labels have been replaced and the hinges have been neatly and nearly invisibly repaired; this is a very good set. Volume 1 is the seventh edition; volume 2 is the fifth edition. Even though the editions differ, the binding are clearly intended to make this a set. ESTC T13824.
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The Comic Military Alphabet: Army, Navy, National Guard
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The Comic Military Alphabet: Army, Navy, National Guard

by (Gen. Pennypacker's Copy) Falls, De Witt C.

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Thin 8vo. Each letter of the alphabet has a full page full color illustration of a member of the military in caricature, and a comic caption on the following page. Bound in red, white and blue cloths, gilt spine title, full color paste-on to the upper board in a gilt frame. Only a trace of soil; a near fine copy. With a handwritten presentation "General Pennypacker from Eleanor" followed by (in the General's hand), "(From Miss Eleanor S. Nicholson -- Philadelphia, December 25th, 1894.)" Galusha Pennypacker (1844-1916) was a Union general during the War Between the States. He is to this day the youngest person to hold the rank of brigadier general in the U.S.Army and the only general too young to vote for the president who appointed him (or anybody else, for that matter.) Only the Marquis de LaFayette was younger (at age 19) when he became Major General in the Continental Army.
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La Heroina. Hisoria Escrita in Frances por Madama de Genlis y Traducida al Castellano por D.***
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La Heroina. Hisoria Escrita in Frances por Madama de Genlis y Traducida al Castellano por D.***

by Genlis, Stephanie Felicite, Comtesse de (Signed)

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Madrid: D. M. de Burgos, 1818. Hardcover. Good. Firist edition in Spanish. 12mo. xxii, 368,(1)pp., the final leaf being a list of publications. Contemporary marbled leather boards, marbled endpapers. Nicely rebacked in leather, red leather lettering label, gilt. A translation of La Duchesse de la Valiere, the fictional history of Francoise-Louise de la Baume le Blanc, Duchesse de la Valiere (1644-1710). Inscribed by the author in Spanish on the front free endpaper. A couple of clippings laid in relating to the Duchess of La Valiere. Rebacked, else a good copy. Scarce. In Spanish.
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The British History, Translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth
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The British History, Translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth

by (Geoffrey of Monmouth, Jeffrey of Monmouth) Galfridus, Monumentensis, Bishop of St. Asaph

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First edition in English
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London: J. Bowyer, et al., 1718. First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. (ii),cxi,(xvii),401,(lv)pp. In a lovely contemporary binding of sprinkled calf. The spine is in six compartments, gilt, light brown lettering label, gilt, edges sprinkled red. The errata page is present in the rear. The List of Subscribers is present (including Isaac Newton). A fine copy with only light rubbing to the hinges and edges. Geoffrey's Historia dates from the 12th century and purports to be a history of Britain from its first settlement by Brutus to the death of Cadwallader in the 7th century. In contains one of the earliest developed narratives of King Arthur and dwells on Merlin and his prophecies. Originally written in Latin, this is the first translation into English, made by Aaron Thompson, who provides a lengthy preface giving his views on the authenticity of the History. Thompson based his translation on the Heidelberg edition of 1587; J. A. Giles later updated it in his edition of 1848.… Read more
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Julie (Signed)
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Julie (Signed)

by George, Jean Craighead

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NY: HarperCollins, 1994. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Red cloth spine, gilt. Black paper boards, gilt. A fine copy. Dustwrapper is not price-clipped and is fine as well. Sequel to 'Julie of the Wolves'. Signed by the author on the title page.
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The Persian Letters
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The Persian Letters

by George, Lord Lyttleton

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Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1988. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. "Letters of a Persian in England to his Friend at Ispahan, originally published in London in 1735.) Edited by Roderick Boyd Porter, with a foreword by The Viscount Cobham, and an introduction by Pat Rogers. 4to. xxviii,121,(3)pp. Quarter deep red cloth, printed spine label. Marbled paper boards, printed label on the upper board. Illustrated end papers. One of 300 numbered copies of which this is number 156. Bound by Jan Sobota with marbled papers by Jarmila Sobota, both of which have signed the colophon page. The front end paper features a drawing of the arms of the Viscount Cobham by Anthony W. C. Phelps, who has signed it; the end papers are otherwise illustrations of flowers mentioned in Letter XXII and drawn by Rene Fuller who has signed the rear paste down. Also signed by Penelope, the Viscountess Cobham, in 1988, on the half-title. A fine copy.
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Mysticum Heliotropium, Hoc Est Selectae Industriae Ad Unionem Cum Deo Consequendam
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Mysticum Heliotropium, Hoc Est Selectae Industriae Ad Unionem Cum Deo Consequendam

by Gianotti, R. P. Alphonso, S. I.

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Ingolstadii: Typis Edegianis, 1658. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Small 8vo. (2-1/2 by 4 inches). (16),267,(5). Later (18th cent?) quarter leather. Spine in six compartments with raised bands; gilt titles and leaf designs. Marbled paper boards and endpapers.Engraved title as well as a typeset title page. Tiny bit of marginal dampstain and worming to the bottom margin of the first few pages, affecting the outer border of the engraved page and the imprint date of the typeset title, else a fine copy. Translated from the author's Italian into Latin "Ab alio ejusdem Soc: Iesu Religioso". Other editions appeared in 1665 and 1698.
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