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1

Stonehenge: Plans, Description, and Theories.

W. M. Flinders Petrie, Gerald S. Hawkins (Update)

  • Edition: Facsimile Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London, England: Histories & Mysteries of Man Ltd., 1989. Boards show some rubbing, bumping (see scan). Sewn binding tight, rear foldout present, as called for.. Facsimile Edition, First Printing. Faux Leather/Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Illus. by Various Plates and Figures. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+
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London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1830. Presentation Copy "From the Author" to tile page. Fine Contemporary Binding shows light wear, rubbing to points. Top edge gilt (t.e.g), fore and bottom edges uncut. Sewn binding extremly tight, with spine rounded fore edge concave. Hand-marbled ends. Some age to prelims/ends. Internally Unmarked. Provenance: Engraved Bookplate, B. Franklin Barger, Civil War Major/Bibliophile to pastedown. Very Good+ Indeed.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 8vo - 9" tall.

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The Story of Atlantis : A Geographical, Historical, And Ethnological Sketch

W. Scott Elliot, (William Scott-Elliot), A. P. Sinnett (Preface)

  • Edition: First Edition, First Issue
  • Book condition: Very Good+
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London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1896. Blue Buckram Cloth boards, show some extremity aging. Gold Gilt stamping to front panel and spine bright. Spine head and tail rubbing, wear. Sewn binding tight, internally clean, unmarked. As called for, Four publisher colored maps, "Of The World's Configuration At Different Periods", inserted into pocket let into the book's back cover. Light tone, and as common due to thickness of maps, pocket split to one side, but other sides unaffected, and holding all four maps just Fine. A Very Good+ copy, and much nicer than usual, when found.. First Edition, First Issue. Hard Cover, Buckram, Sewn. Very Good+/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Kobe 650, Japan: Majo-No-Ie Books, 1993. A New copy, in DJ. Of this edition, Robert Wang stated: "This 1993 printing of The Secret Temple, limited to twenty three hundred copies, is the last which will ever be permitted by the author".. Second Edition/Limited. Cloth, Sewn Binding. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: New
  • ISBN: 0805241256 / 9780805241259
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New York: Schocken Books, Inc., 1995. New, in Dust Jacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Printed by J.M. [John Martyn, "Printer To The Royal Society"] and are to be sold by the Booksellers in London., 1677. Contemporary Full Calf ruled in blind shows wear. Front board light extremity flay, front joint split, but attached and holding firm. Rear joint/hinge not cracked or split. Royal Society Vice-President Jonas Moore initial Imprimatur leaf present with corner repair. Contemporary owner to top edge Title, damp stain bottom corner fully dissipated by "The Preface or Introduction". Old repair to verso Contents leaf. Internals in generally Good or better condition with a few leaves showing wear, some scattered spotting, wax drops, sporadic extremity dampstains. All text legible. Collated, wanting leaves Z2,Z3, and Ll, Ll4 with no evidence of removal. Single quilled word or two, pgs. 189/245/311 with short note to 277, and appear to be in the hand of the contemporary owner Title Page. Title In Full: The Displaying Of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of Deceiv ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition, Second Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
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London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, N.d. (1927). "Second Printing Completing 6,500 Copies". An Exemplary Copy, seemingly Shelved, and Unread. Uncommon Dust Jacket, shows light age, extremity wear. Book is Fine. Square, all corners sharp, sewn binding Extremely tight with the spine rounded, fore edge perfectly curved. Small, unobtrusive date stamp, to corner, rear endpaper. Truly Scarce, if not Rare in condition Thus. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Poems

Oscar Wilde

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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London: David Bogue, 1881. First Printing, One of 250 copies only. "Handsomely Bound" Thick Parchment Vellum boards by Matthew Bell, in excellent state, with gilt stamped, "much smaller prune blossom design", as called for. Light age, with a few spots, some rubbing, extremity wear. Watermarked "Van Gelder", Dutch Handmade Paper, Top Edge Gilt (T.E.G.) very bright, other edges deckled, with "leaves varying slightly in size" as issued. Light browning offset to endpaper as per usual. Binding extremely tight. Free terminal of "Panthea" remains unopened. An exceptional copy of Wilde's First Book, in which he oversaw the production, designing the prune blossoms binding, "wanting the cover and typography to be distinctive" (Ellmann, p.137). With a "Limited Edition", total print run of only 750 copies, it was issued in three "Printings" of 250 each. This First was released June 30, the Second and Third to follow on July 22 and September 26, using both the First Print Run sheets, and later printed sheets, with a new t ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good
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Paris: Les Éditions G. Crès et Cie, 1925. Original full wraps, illustrated by Alastair, bound in 1/3 Leather Spine with Tooled Nude, Gold Gilt Ruled Raised Bands. Handmade Marbled paper over boards. Binding shows age, wear, chip to spine tail (see scan). Joints cracking, but boards firmly held, with hinges Fine. Square, sewn binding very tight. Thick Top Edge Gilt (T.e,g.), multi color silk ribbon page mark. Hand marbled endpapers. Internals Fine, as are the bound in, original illustrated wraps. Nine Alastair colored plates. Text in original French.. First Thus. Leather/T.E.G./SewnBinding. Good. Illus. by Alastair (Hans Henning Voigt). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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The Amber Witch : A Romance

Wilhelm Meinhold, Lady Duff Gordon (Trans.), Joseph Jacobs (Ed., Intro.)

  • Edition: First Thus.
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: David Nutt, 1895. Cloth binding shows aging. Rubbing to joints and corners, but still sharp. Gold gilt title stamping very bright, secondary stamping dulled as per usual. Top Edge Gilt (T.E.G.) very bright, other edges uncut. Sewn binding extremely tight. Light spotting to endpapers, otherwise internally clean. Five tissue-guarded plates as called for. Although cloth binding is a bit dusty, still a Very Good, tight copy.. First Thus.. Hard Cover, Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Philip Burne-Jones. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Partisan Review 9 : Includes "Black Magic Against White: Aleister Crowley Versus W.B. Yeats"

William Phillips and Philip Rahv (Eds.) Jean Stafford, M.O. Gershenzon, V.I. Ivanov, Nicola Chiaromonte, Hans Meyerhoff, Bernard Wall, James Burnham, Richard Ellmann (W. B. Yeats, Aleister Crowley, James Joyce, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus [Related])

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: Added Enterprises, 1948. Some age, wear to wraps. Binding still very tight, and crisp. Includes Richard Ellmann's "Yeats and Black Magic", told to Ellmann by Crowley at Hastings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Mary Schweidler, The Amber Witch. The Most Interesting Trial For Witchcraft Ever Known...

William Meinhold, Lady Duff Gordon (Trans.), Abraham Schweidler [sic]

  • Edition: First Edition Thus, First Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good+
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London/New York: Hacon & Ricketts, The Vale Press/John Lane, 1903. Finely Bound, Half Leather/Half Hand-marbled paper over Very Thick Boards, over sharp Buckram Tips. Unsigned, but unquestionably done by a Master Bookbinder. Elaborate, Hand tooled Gilt to front board: Hexagram Pantacle, Sephirotic Tree of Life, and a Talismanic "Abracadabra" of the Title (see image). Light extremity wear, rubbing to front joint, but no splits. Sewn binding extremely tight, hinges Fine. Thick Top edge Gilt (t.e.g.), others uncut, deckled. Bound with Silk Ribbon Bookmark. Internally Fine. Just a touch of age, otherwise clean, bright, and Unmarked. Laid in four page prospectus catalog "List of Books to be Published...", as called for. As above, internally Fine, with some binding wear. Conservatively Very Good+ indeed, and a quite exceptional example of Bookbinding Art.. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Half-Leather/T.E.G.. Very Good+. Illus. by Charles Ricketts, Wood Engravings. Large 4to - over 11¾" tall. Oversized Saf ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • ISBN: 0297786040 / 9780297786047
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1986. Appears Unread. Light extremity page tone as per usual due to paper stock, otherwise Fine. Light rubbing to glossy DJ (see scan).. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by 16 pages of Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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  • Edition: First U.S. Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
  • ISBN: 0062509748 / 9780062509741
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San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Unquestionably, an Unread copy in DJ (see scan). Laid in "Books & Authors...For Immediate Release", rubricated print announcement from Harper & Row San Francisco. Touch of age, still Fine... First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover, Cloth Spine. Fine/Fine. Illus. by 8 pages of Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Jesus: The Evidence

Ian Wilson

  • Edition: First Edition, Later Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good+
  • ISBN: 006250973X / 9780062509734
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San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. Some rubbing to wraps, touch of wear to points (see scan). Square, binding still extremely tight and crisp. Light tone to fore edge, internally clean, and Unmarked.. First Edition, Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Various Photographs, Maps, Drawings, etc.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
  • ISBN: 0385269455 / 9780385269452
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London/New York/Cologne/Sydney: Doubleday/Trans World Publishers Ltd, 1991. A Fine, Unquestionably Unread copy. Includes Two (2) DJ's. One shows just a touch of wear, both still Fine (see scan).. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine (x 2). Illus. by Copious Text Figures, and Illustrations. 40 on Glossy paper, with 8 pages in Full Colour. Engraving to End-Papers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Records of Salem Witchcraft, Copied From the Original Documents.

W. Elliot Woodward (William Elliot Woodward)

Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company. As New. Volumes I & II Bound As One in Thick Buckram, Class A archival quality, acid-free paper.. Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover, Buckram. As New/No Jacket, As Issued. Large 8vo - Over 9½" tall. Oversized Safely, and Securely Packed. Expedited, or International Please Inquire.

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  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • ISBN: 0833729160 / 9780833729163
  • Quantity available: 1
New York, NY: Lenox Hill Pub. & Dist. Co. (Burt Franklin), 1972. Seemingly Unread, with age keeping this copy from Fine. Some mottling to boards, spine in Fine state with Gold Gilt title very bright, without loss. Sewn binding extremely tight. Some edge spotting, but internally clean, bright, and Unmarked. Volumes I & II, Bound As One.. First Edition, First Printing Thus. Hard Cover, Full Cloth, Sewn. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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