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  • Edition: Virtues of Saint Gertrude the Great an Extremely Rare Edition. N
  • Book condition: Occasional fox, mispagination and some tears in original vellum with ties.
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Gertrude the Great, Saint. (1256-1302) Pratiqve Des Exercices Spiritvels, Tirée Des Oevvres de Sainte Gertrvde. Vtile & profitable à l'Ame devote, qui desire s'avancer à la perfection. Avec plusieurs Meditations & salutaires enseignmens, tant pour les personnes seculieres, que pour la Profession Religieuse, & la renovation des Vœux. Nouvelle Edition, reveuë, corrigée, & mise en la pureté de nostre langue. Et enrichie de plusieurs figures en taille douce. Paris: Chez Iean Covterot, ruë S. Iacques, au petit Iesus, prés les Mathurins, 1668. An extremely rare book. No copies found in any of the libraries. Copies of Jean Couterot's works only hold small numbers in libraries across the world. His publications were very small runs and a limited number have survived. Saint Gertrude the Great:Duodecimo, 5.94 x 3.25 in. a8, e2, A-Z8/4, Aa-Zz4/8; lacking the engraved frontispiece (of Saint Gertrude), but with twenty one full-paged engravings, and four full-paged engraved tables. The engraving on page 272 is ... Read more

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  • Edition: Black Letter Press from A Caxton Workman, First Printer to King
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Gower, (John); (c. 1330 – October 1408) De Confessione Amantis, small folio, printed by Berthelette, in double columns, black letter, corner of margins repaired, and some leaves soiled, with fine woodcut title-page, 9-3/4 X 6-3/4 inches, mottled 18th century calf. Imprinted at London, in Flete-strete, by Thomas Berthelette, XII. Daie of Marche, MDLIIII (1554). [2, blank], *6, A-I6, K-U6, X-Z6, Aa-Hh6, Ii5, [2 blank]. Cof. 1483, B1542. Bookplate of T. E. Watson and front page signed by Geo. Trumball. The first English edition of "De Confessione Amantis" was issued by Caxton in 1483, and is one of the rarest and most sought after of his publications, only four or five being known to exist (1920, now there are 19 copies that have been located and owned by libraries). The above was printed by Berthelette, one of Caxton's Workmen, and the first who obtained the patent and the title of "King's Printer." To those who cannot obtain a Caxton, this should comment itself, being a noble production. A very rare work and ... Read more

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  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Book condition: Covers off, spine cover wanting
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This book was presented to: Mrs. Sarah Ann E. Strong, presented by the Author, with his best respects, and high consideration." The front cover is detached and on it is written: Dr. Graham, New York. There is fox throughout but mostly light with some toning as well. It is a rare book. Sarah Ann Strong married a Henry Strong who was a descendent of Caleb Strong, revolutionary war soldier and governor of Massachusetts. Their were a number of persons believed to be 'Junius' a person who wrote public letters to the London newspapers, which published them. John Horne Tooke was one that was considered to be the author of Junius. John Horne Tooke (25 June 1736 – 18 March 1812) was an English politician and philologist.He was born in Newport Street, Long Acre, Westminster, the third son of John Horne, a poulterer in Newport Market. As a youth at Eton College, Tooke described his father to friends as a "turkey merchant". Before Eton, he had been at school in Soho Square, in a Kentish village, and from 1744 to 1746 a ... Read more

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  • Edition: Removal of President's Body from the White House, Eruption in Ha
  • Book condition: 4 printed page newspaper
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The Log Cabin. By H. Greeley, 30 Ann-Street Vol. 1. New Series. New-York, Saturday, July 3, 1841. No. 31. 4 pages as printed. Paper has edge tears along the center seam and edge tears along the sides but not affecting text. Fold in the center. A Rare Look at America in the 1840's Horace Greeley was quite the man and tried unsuccessfully to run for President of the United States. This Whig Newspaper, accurately reflected the Whig politics of the time. Here is what is contained in the paper. Report on German Commercial Union to fight off British and French trade oppression in the markets for German goods. A lament on the death of Major General Alexander Macomb (War of 1812 veteran and hero) in the defense of Pittsburgh. Removal of the remains of President and General Harrison. Report from a surviving sailor on the sinking of the William Brown. Reports from Washington on legislation and action. Report on the Case of Alexander McLeod. Populations of the States and the representatives and population ratios reporte ... Read more

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  • Edition: ews from Congress, Secretary of War, The McLeod Case, Webster's
  • Book condition: 4 page newspaper
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The Log Cabin by H. (Horace) Greeley, 30 Ann-Street. Vol. 1 new Series. New-York, Saturday, June 12, 1841. No. 28. 4 pages fold out. Name of J. T. Baker in upper right hand corner and upper left hand corner is probably the number of papers sold 10,231. Very few have survived intact. The articles are Whig party centric. News from Congress, Secretary of War, The McLeod Case, Webster's response to the British Government via Mr. Fox as to what the President thinks about the McLeod Case, the president was John Tyler after William Henry Harrison died in office. Also, Repeal of the Gag Law and many other articles anf facts. Intersting reports of the Indian Actions in Florida as well. Paper is in good condition but has a tear at the center fold that is small but goes into the words but does not affect the reading. There is a large but faint water stain on the bottom right hand corner and a fold on center as well as diagnonal across bottom of the paper. This paper could use a good pressing.. This is a very nice item s ... Read more

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  • Edition: 18 pieces of ephemera from the early days of the Daughters of th
  • Book condition: 18 various pieces of ephemera
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Daughters of the American Revolution: A compendium of Early Publications and Documents. 1. Chapman, Marry; Revolutionary Ancestry, Mercy Warren Chapter. Daughters of the American Revolution. Springfield, Massachusetts. 1896, 8vo, 40pp. A chip to the top, slight separation at spine at head, paper wrappers in very good condition. Tight and lightly toned wraps. Story of Mercy Warren and the Springfield, Massachusetts chapter named after her. Signed by Helen L. Ware Green and the address of 78 Northborough Street. 2. Desha, Mary; The True Story of the Origin of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Printed circa 1890, 8vo, 15pp. Light tone, some small tears on last blank page, no wrappers, remains of sewing. Very good condition. 3. Single partial sheet of paper, typed: Resolved: Congressional resolutions for the activation of the DAR by Congress. Typed on deckle lined paper. Fine condition. 4. Two black and gold and silver embossed 'death ca ... Read more

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  • Edition: Fine condition with story of the rebellion
  • Book condition: Printed without Dust Jacket
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Gross, Robert A. In Debt to Shays: The Bicentennial of an Agrarian Rebellion (Publciations of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Vol 65) Hardcover. Fine. University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1993. 1st printing, Fine/hardcover/cloth binding/published without dust jacket, Hardcover,8vo, 418pgs. Shay's Rebellion was a conflict over debts and taxes, prompted by the fiscal policies of Massachsetts in the mid-1780s.

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Watercolors of Flowers

Guidotti, Vittorio

  • Edition: Water colors of flowers
  • Book condition: Watercolors
  • Quantity available: 1
2 Water Color Original Art from Florence, Italy by Artist Vittorio Guidotti approximate date in the 1920's. One mounted and the other not. The Lilys is very nice the other one has a spot, right hand corner and upper left but not affecting the water color. It is done with a combination of pencil and water color. A nice pair. Measures 14" by 10" on paper, existing mat is larger.

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Inside Asia

Gunther, John

  • Edition: Nice tight and clean. Map retained. No dust jacket
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Gunther, John; Inside Asia; Harper Brothers, 1939 First Edition, 8vo, 599pp; Fold-Out Map, A virtual "Who is Who" in Asia, from Tel Aviv to Tokyo, on the eve of WW2. Gunther introduces the history and national characteristics of each nation, together with the biographies of their statesmen, politicians and war lords. Full of details and anecdotes.

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