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  • Edition: Later Edition printed in the same year without the portrait
  • Book condition: Later edition, lacks portrait
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Mackenzie, Sir George: Jus Regium: or, The Just and Solid Foundations of Monarchy in General: and more especially of the Monarchy of Scotland: Manitain’d against Buchannan, Daphtali, Dolman, Milton, & c. By Sir George Mackenzie, His Majesty’s Advocate in Scotland. London: Printed for Richard Chiswell, at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul’s Church-yard. 1684. A rare English history book. MACKENZIE, Sir George   Lacks engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles II, otherwise a very crisp copy in contemporary quarter calf with paper boards, rubbed on hinges and corners of boards. Three separate editions were published in this year. A good copy. Has early pages replaced with blank blue paper and this may be one of the later editions, which lacked the portrait, since by 1684 everyone knew what Charles II looked like. Wing M163. Charles II, second son of Charles I and Henrietta Marie of France, was born in 1630. He spent his teenage years fighting Parliament's Roundhead forces until his father's execution in 164 ... Read more

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Lord Kelvin's Patents

Magnus Maclean

  • Edition: Lord Kelvin's Patents - Especially printed for Magnus Maclean, F
  • Book condition: Some edge tones
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1898. Book Condition: Near Fine. Glasgow 1898. Article at pp. 1-50, 22 text illustrations of scientific equipment designed by Kelvin.  Octavo. Especially printed for Magnus Maclean and signed by him as a gift to Professor George Francis FitzGerald. In original printed wrappers with some very slight toning on the edges. Near fine. Professor FitzGerald was at Trinity College and Professor Maclean worked in Lord Kelvin's laboratory for many years and honored his mentor and friend with this publication. A rare find. We found it in London at Sotheran's.

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  • Edition: Facsimile copies of German Proclamations issued to the general p
  • Book condition: Paper Cover Large Format
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The Title is: Scraps of Paper: German Proclamation in Belgium & France. Published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1916. The collection of posters were accurately reproduced in this 37 page work. Retains front cover and back cover with some paper loss to the back cover and along the edges are minor tears and all along the spine is a loss of paper. Interior however, is bright and clean and the graphics are stunning, crisp and fresh. Ian Malcolm and M.P. in Parliament had this publication put together. In it are the real copies with full color matching reproduction and the corresponding English Translation of what the Poster Says: Several of the Posters call out the Execution of Belgium and French citizens for crimes against the German military with their names and occupations posted as well and date of execution by firing squad. A very nice piece and very hard to find. There are 17 proclamations and the piece measures 15" by 11". This publication was put together and might we also say, from fliers that were colle ... Read more

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  • Edition: William Caxton. Westminster, 31 July, 1485 is followed by the 14
  • Book condition: Fine
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Le Morte Darthur. (The Noble and Joyous Booke entyled Le Morte Darthur). William Caxton. Westminster, 31 July, 1485 is followed by the 1498 Edition 'The Boke of Noble Kyng. Kyng Arthure Somtyme Kynge of Englande and His Noble Actes and Feates of armes of Chyvalrye, and His Noble Knyghtes and Table Rounde and is Deuyeded in to. XXI Bookes. Wynkyn de Worde, Westminster. 1498. This edition is an exact copy of that rare and unusual work that includes the wood cut engravings found throughout the text. This facsimile copy was done by the Elizabethan scholar A. H. Bullen who established the Shakespeare Head Press in Stratford-up-Avon in 1904. His original aim was to produce a good edition of Shakespeare's works, and his ten volume Stratford Town Shakespeare was completed by 1907. After Bullen died in 1927, the press was acquired by a partnership including Basil Blackwell, the Oxford bookseller. Bernard Newdigate was appointed as typographer and under his direction the press worked within the Morris tradition: Ovid' ... Read more

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Senlis

Maricourt, du baron André de

  • Edition: Signed limited edition with numerous original color lithos
  • Book condition: Loose Folio
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This is a loose publication and was never bound. The paper is a heavy stock with some toning and the occasional very light fox spots probably due to the paper maker. The slip case is nearly destroyed and wanting. The book itself is clean cover and tight. There are 14 full page color plates that are exquistely detailed by the artist Charles-Jean Hallo as well as chapter heading engravings as well (15) plus some smaller vignettes throughout. The publication also has an interesting dedication "To Mr. and Mrs. Emerson with much affection from the Chamberlains, et bon voyage". Signed also by the author du Baron Andre de Maricourt and the artist. A very rare work. World Catalog of Libraries only finds one copy as shown below: Senlis: du baron André de Maricourt. Bois originaux de Charles-Jean Hallo. Préface de Madame la comtesse Mathieu de Noailles. André de Maricourt;  Anna de Noailles 1929 French  Book 149 p., ill., pl. en coul. [Acq. 32-63] ; In-4° (29 cm) Senlis : aux dépens de quelques amateurs ; Paris ... Read more

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  • Edition: Near fine dust jacket with some soiling but light
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Harvard University Press, Cambridge, first edition, 1960. Cloth, 8vo,. Dust Jacket Present. Near fine with slightly soiled dustwrapper. x, 154 pp. 391 entries. Lists, with brief bibliographical details, 391 works of prose fiction by native authors or translators first published in England between 1700 and 1739, including also second and later editions of these works within this period.

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A Critical History of Children's Literature

Meigs, Cornelia; Eaton, Anne; Nesbitt, Elizabeth; Viguers, Ruth Hill.

  • Edition: Good condition, reference book on children's literature
  • Book condition: Some bumping and corner wear. No Dust Jacket
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Meigs, Cornelia; Eaton, Anne; Nesbitt, Elizabeth; Viguers, Ruth Hill. A Critical History of Children's Literature: A Survey of Children's Books in English Prepared in Four Parts Under the Editorship of Cornelia Meigs. Revised Edition, 8vo, 708pp, blue buckram, some wear but good book. All there and interior bright.

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Bookmaking & kindred amenities

Miers, Earl Schenck

  • Edition: First Edition about Bookmaking, xiii, 147, [1] p. 27 cm.
  • Book condition: Fine
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A book about bookmaking. It's a nice first edition with a good dust jacket for its age but its not perfect. A great book for learning more about books and book making. A very well written series of views on the subject on nice crisp, heavy paper stock, printed by Rutgers University Press and the Haddon Craftsmen. Title:     Bookmaking & kindred amenities,being a collection of essaysAuthor(s):     Miers, Earl Schenck, 1910-1972,  ed.Ellis, Richard W.; 1895-1982, ; (Richard Williamson),; joint ed.Warde, Beatrice,; 1900-1969.Publication:     New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press in association with the Haddon Craftsmen,Year:     1942Description:     xiii, 147, [1] p. 27 cm.Language:     EnglishContents:     The book in history from manuscript volumes to book club dividends / Richard Ellis -- A voice from embattled Britain: I know what books mean / Beatrice Warde -- Gilding the lily: in the designing of books there's no sin like complacency / Carl Purington Rollins -- Publisher bite ... Read more

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  • Edition: Fist Edition, with Volume 10 as Second Issue of First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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New York: Review of Review Corp.. Very Good. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. All 10 volumes of the Semi-Centennial Memorial Photographic History of the Civil War. Published in 1911 on the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the war. Condition of each volume is Fine. Covers have slight wear, very light rubbing and some spotting. Top page edges on all 10 volumes gilt which is in very nice shape. Gilt lettering and decorations on all 10 spines also bright and intact. Inside pages, including hundreds of photographs, are clean and bright with no spotting or foxing. All 10 volumes bound in blue boards, no DJ. Each volume is slightly oversize and contains about 300 pages of photographs and text for a total of about 3,000 pages of photographs and explanatory text for the set. A heavy set that will require extra postage. Please contact us for postage prices. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . endpapers are blue with gold top edges. This is the first edition of this epic work and has thousands of scenes photographed from 1861-1865. ... Read more

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  • Edition: Great Reference Book for Glass Collectors
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1935. First printing of the new edition. Illustrated with 265 black & white photographs. 8vo, publisher’s original blue cloth lettered and pictorially decorated in gilt on the spine and upper cover. xvi, 394. Retains dust jacket in good condition with edge tears and wears with some small chips but overall good condition. Internal is some light fox, spotting but limited. A nice copy of the updated book by Moore, one of the world's leading experts on glass identification and dating. A very helpful manual for hunting and categorizing glass pieces.

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  • Edition: Good Reference work for history of the puritans and publications
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THE PURITAN PRONAOS: STUDIES IN THE INTELLECTUAL LIFE OF NEW ENGLAND IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY by Morison, Samuel Eliot; Washington Square NY: New York University Press, 1936. First Edition. In marbled paper-covered boards and black cloth spine lettered in gold. Some toning to the edge of the book cover with wear at the corners front and back. Interior is sound with light age tone to the paper. Signed inside by owner and date, Mary K. D. Babcock, 1937 with old pricing and NFS in pencil. Good/No Dust Jacket. This work documents the history of the Puritans from early formation in England, migration to Holland and founding of the colonies in America. Documentation on libraries, publications, verse, etc is well annotated and referenced. A great reference for studies on early Americana as well as a guide for collecting works from the referenced individuals and publications they produced.

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  • Edition: Autograph letter of Levi Morton
  • Book condition: Single Sheet, light tone
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This brief note on Morton and Bliss Stationary and signed by Levi P. Morton with references to William M. Clark, the Secretary State for the State of Colorado, and Mr. Lafe Pence as well as Perry Belmont and J. W. Hinckeley were all probably involved in the Walker Company, a private company floated by Belmont and Hinckeley and others. A very rare document naming several prominent politicians obviously involved in business together. Levi Morton was successful as a financier, establishing the large Wall Street banking firm of L. P. Morton and Company. In the 1870s the firm, by then known as Morton, Bliss and Co., helped refinance the national debt Morton moved into politics and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1878. Three years later, President James Garfield appointed him U.S. minister to France. Morton was nominated for Vice President on the Republican ticket in 1888 to provide geographic balance and access to the administration for Wall Street. As Benjamin Harrison's Vice President, Mor ... Read more

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