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Coe the Good Dragon at the Center of the World
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Coe the Good Dragon at the Center of the World

by JAI

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ISBN 13
9780934003001
ISBN 10
0934003009
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Felicity, CA: Bluebird Press, 1985. Wraps. Near fine. Illustrations by TKS.. Thin square 8vo. Unpaginated. Printed in color throughout. (36pp.) Bound in full color wraps. A near fine copy with only a trace of rubbing at the hinges. Inscribed by the author on the first page: "To Deb an Agnes Drake with best wishes from all Good Dragons and JAI"
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Stairs
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Stairs

by Jansma, Rein

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First edition
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n.p.(Amsterdam): Joost Elffers, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 4to. Consists of 10 folded sheets glued at the fore-edges to create an accordion-like book with a pop-up staircase at each inner fold. Linen boards blindstamped with author, title and publisher. Issued in a paper-covered board slipcase. A fine copy. Later editions have an edition statement on the slipcase.
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Chwedlau Cymraeg Canol
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Chwedlau Cymraeg Canol

by Jarman, A. O. H.

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780708307212
ISBN 10
0708307213
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Caerdydd: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru, 1979. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. xx, 225pp. Blue cloth, gilt titles on spine and upper board. Welsh tales, heavy in Arthurian lore. The contents page lists, for example, Pedeir Keing y Mabinogi; Kuhlwch ac Olwen; Arthur yn Ffrainc; Coroni Arthur; Y Seint Greal, and a few more. Also contains tales relating to Charlemagne. Introduction contains bibliographical references. There is a glossary in the rear (Welsh to Welsh), and an index. Corners and edges worn with loss of the blue color else this is in very good condition First published in 1957; this is the third edition, with additions at least to the introductory material. In Welsh.
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Jaufry the Knight and the Fair Brunissende: A Tale of the Times of King Arthur
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Jaufry the Knight and the Fair Brunissende: A Tale of the Times of King Arthur

by (Jaufre) Elwes, Alfred, and Mary Lafon

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First US edition
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Hardcover
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NY: Wiley & Halsted, 1857. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. (xvii),18-156pp. followed by 4pp publisher's catalogue. Original blue T-grain cloth; gilt spine titles and a gilt illustration of the knight in gilt on the upper board. All edges gilt. Illustrated by I. W. Orr. Eight full page contemporary hand-colored illustrations. Binding soiled and worn, especially at edges and hinges; textblock is in very good condition. Translated from the French version of Mary Lafon by Alfred Elwes. This is the story of Jaufre,the only surviving Provençal Arthurian romance. In it, Jaufre sets out to avenge affronts to Arthur and Merlin, but falls in love with the mistress of the castle of Monbrun. Arthurian Encyclopedia, p. 251 and 118. Scarce.
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Through Apache Land
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Through Apache Land

by Jayne, Lieut R. H. (Edward Sylvester Ellis)

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Used - Near fine
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First edition
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Hardcover
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St. Paul: The Price-McGill Company, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. vi,(7)-334pp. Dark green cloth, gilt titles on spine and upper board, as well as a vignette of an Indian shooting from behind a tree on the upper board. Illustrated with full page black and white drawings. War Whoop Series, No. 2. Some spotting to the top edge of the text block else a fine, bright copy with only traces of wear at the edges and corners. Pencil ownership name on the front free endpaper. Sternick 670.
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Sammling einiger Predigten vor den Durchlauchtigsten Herrschoften zu Braunschw. Luneb. Wolffenbuttel
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Sammling einiger Predigten vor den Durchlauchtigsten Herrschoften zu Braunschw. Luneb. Wolffenbuttel

by Jerusalem, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm

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Used - Very good
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Early Edition
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Hardcover
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Braunschweig: Lud. Schroder, 1768. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Early edition. 8vo. (xii),466pp. Contemporary full sheep; spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, gilt. Decorated edges. Paste paper endpapers of stylized flowers and leaves. Printer's device on the title page; woodcut tail pieces. So far as we can determine, this is the second edition, the first dating from 1745 (and the Preface is indeed dated 1745). Upper hinge neatly repaired; spine gilt nearly perished; wear to the head and tail of the spine and the corners, else a very good copy.
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A New Sonnet of a Knight & a Faire Virgin

A New Sonnet of a Knight & a Faire Virgin

by Johnson, Richard

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San Francisco: Bullnettle Press, 1998. Broadside. Fine. A Broadside, finely printed by Asa Peavy in red and black on a Legion Letterpress in an edition of 208 copies. Wood engravings by George Walker. The text is from 'A Crowne-Garland of Goulden Roses', London, 1612. This is the first printing of the Arthurian sonnet since then, and a very nice job Asa has done of it. The three wood engravings are well executed: The knight and the maid; the hag; and the (absolutely stunning) flea. Unframed; shipped rolled.
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Su An
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Su An

by Johnson, Doris

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First edition, first printing
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Hardcover
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Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, 1968. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.. 12mo. 30(2)pp. Pictorial cloth boards. Tiny spot on the foredge, else a fine copy. The dustwrapper is clipped else is fine as well. Inscribed on the half-title "For John" by the illustrator, who added a butterfly to the inscription.
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Gutenberg and the Book of Books
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Gutenberg and the Book of Books

by Johnston, Henry Lewis

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Used - Very good
Edition
Limited edition
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Hardcover
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New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1922. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. One of 750 copies. Brown cloth. Gilt title on spine and upper board. With bibliographical notes, reproductions of specimen pages and a listing of all know copies of the Gutenberg Bible. And with a separate facsimile leaf incorporating Psalm 23 (22), The Lord is My Shepherd; (Dominus regit me) in a separate portfolio, suitable for framing. The whole enclosed in the publisher's cloth clamshell case. The cloth finish is worn in the upper hinge area and upper corner of the upper board, else this is a fine copy The clamshell case shows light wear else is in very good condition.
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How to Make and Operate Moving Pictures
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How to Make and Operate Moving Pictures

by Jones, Bernard E.

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New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls, 1917. Hardcover. Very good. A Complete Practical Guide to the Taking and Projecting of Cinematograph Pictures. 8vo. 216pp. Orange cloth printed in black. Illustrated with eight half-tone plates and numerous line drawings in the text. Index. A very early movie manual, with diagrams and explanations of all facets of motion pictures. There is even a discussion of a primitive color film process. Cloth lightly soiled and worn, else this is a very good copy. First published in the preceding year.
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The Green Island
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The Green Island

by Jones, Gwyn

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Limited edition
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Hardcover
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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. John Petts. Of a total edition of 500 copies, this is no. 462 of 400 copies on Arnold's mould-made paper and bound in green & brown cloth, gilt title and gilt cockerel on board. This is an innovative binding executed by Douglas Leighton. The ten engravings by Petts powerfully complement a cautionary tale. Corner bumped else a fine copy. Golden Cockerel Bibliography (Pertelote) No. 169.
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Little Book of Selections from the Children of the Light
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Little Book of Selections from the Children of the Light

by Jones, Rufus M.

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London: Headley Brothers, 1909. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. viii, 89,(3)pp. Original red cloth; gilt spine title and board title. Title page in red and black with a border of grape leaves designed by W. B. Bims. 24 vignettes from the writings of seventeenth century Friends (Quakers). Light wear to the binding, four pp. with ink marginalia from a former owner, else a very good copy. Ownership name on the front free endpaper.
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Nennii Historia Britonum; Ad Fidem Codicum Manuscriptorum Recensui Josephus Stevenson
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Nennii Historia Britonum; Ad Fidem Codicum Manuscriptorum Recensui Josephus Stevenson

by Nennius; Joseph Stevenson

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Used - Fine
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Early Edition
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Londini: Sumptibus Societatis, 1838. Early Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 4,xxxii,80pp. Two page with facsimiles of the original manuscripts lithographed in red, black and blue. Title page in red and black and with an engraved medallion of the English Historical Society, which published this edition. Includes bibliographical references and index. Preface in English; the manuscript recension in Latin. Recently bound to style with vellum spine, white vellum paper boards, vellum corners, marbled paper endpapers; original red leather lettering label, gilt. A fine copy and nicely printed. One of the earliest publications of the works of Nennius, who flourished in the 8th century and has given us some of the first written descriptions of King Arthur and his battles.
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Ulysses
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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Early Edition
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Paperback
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Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1925. Early Edition. Wraps. Very good. 4to. 736pp. Wraps printed in blue. The sixth printing. Wear and light soiling to the wrappers. else this is a very good copy. Housed in a custom clamshell case, blue textured cloth spine; gilt, paste and marbled paper sides.
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Conspectus Therapiae Generalis, Cum Notis in Materiam Medicam, Tabulis XX, Methodo Stahliana...
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Conspectus Therapiae Generalis, Cum Notis in Materiam Medicam, Tabulis XX, Methodo Stahliana Conscriptus a D. Ioanne Iunckero; & Conspectus Formularum Medicarum...

by Juncker, Johann; Georg Ernst Stahl

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First edition
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Hardcover
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Halae Magdeburgicae (Halla an der Saale): Impensis Orphanotrophei, 1725. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. (8),520,(22)pp. Bound with: CONSPECTUS FORMULARUM MEDICARUM: Exhibens Tabulis XVI..., 1723. 112pp. Both works are first editions. Title pages in red and black, each with a vignette of a sower with the motto: "Illo Splendente Levabor". Bound to style in half olive green morocco (the color of Pharmacy), black lettering label, gilt, marbled paper sides. There is a college library stamp on the title page of the first work (Therapiae), some pages are spotted and browned with age, else this is a very good copy in a fine binding. The first work treats of pharmacology and medicine; the second work is devoted to the Materia Medica. Scarce. See Duveen, Alchemica et Chemica, p. 313, for the first work.
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D. Iunii Iuvenalis Aquinatis Satyrae ex Recensione Henr. Christiani Henninii et A. Persii Flacci...
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D. Iunii Iuvenalis Aquinatis Satyrae ex Recensione Henr. Christiani Henninii et A. Persii Flacci Satyrae ...

by Juvenal

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Norimbergae: Libraria Riegeliana, 1730. Good. Hardcover. 16mo. 295,(i)pp. Contemporary half leather, paste paper over boards. Full page engraved frontispiece. Woodcut tailpiece between the two sections. Spine rubbed and nearly perished, but hinges strong. Wear to edges and boards. Contemporary ink notations in a tiny hand throughout. Still a good copy.
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D. Junii Juvenalie et Avli Persii Flacci Satyrae
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D. Junii Juvenalie et Avli Persii Flacci Satyrae

by Juvenalis, Decimus Junius, & Persius Flaccus (Cornelio Schrevelio, ed.)

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Early Edition
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Lugd. Bat. (Leiden): Franciscum Hackium, 1648. Early Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Small, thick 8vo. (xvi),644,xl pp. Engraved title page. Bound to style in quarter maroon morocco; spine ruled in simple gilt lines; brown lettering label, gilt. 'Cum veteris Scholiastae, & Variorum Commentariis Accurante Cornelio Schrevelio'. Nice edition of Juvenal and Flaccus. The text is preceded by a life of Juvenal and excerpts from ancient testomonials of him; extensive index.
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