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BABETTE'S FEAST
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BABETTE'S FEAST

by (YOLLA BOLLY PRESS). DINESEN, ISAK

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Covelo, California: Yolla Bolly Press, 1997. No. 64 OF 250 COPIES (225 of them for sale), signed by Olney and Wikström. 330 x 230 mm. (13 x 9"). 1 p.l., 51 pp., [1] leaf (colophon).With afterword by Richard Olney. No. 64 OF 250 COPIES (225 of them for sale), signed by Olney and Wikström. Publisher's pattered blue paper boards backed with navy cloth, upper cover with the printer's turtle device onlaid in printed purple paper. In the original blue cardboard slipcase. With 19 woodcuts by Karin Wikström, two of them full-page, all printed in colors. Prospectus laid in at front. In mint condition. Dinesen's delectable tale of a refugee Parisian chef preparing a sumptuous meal for the austere Norwegian sisters who sheltered her is presented here in an American fine press edition prepared as carefully and thoughtfully as a gourmet meal. Since 1983, our publishers, Carolyn and James Robertson, have created hand-printed works on the finest handmade paper at their press in Covelo, California, adjacent… Read more
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BAGATELLES
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BAGATELLES

by (POCHOIR). JONES, TESSIE

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Paris: [M. Darantiere], 1926. ONE OF 100 COPIES. 225 x 162 mm. (8 7/8 x 6 3/8"). 58, [1] pp., [2] leaves. ONE OF 100 COPIES. Publisher's blue-green paper wrappers with color illustration on upper cover. With 11 vignette headpieces and eight tailpiece ornaments by Robert Bonfils, all colored using the pochoir technique. Spine faded, some fading to covers (with areas recolored by a previous owner), slight fraying at spine ends and edges of the fragile binding, otherwise very fine. This is a charming group of essays by the daughter of a major American collector, covering topics ranging from fathers to dog cemeteries to building private libraries. Tessie Jones (1886-1967) was the eldest child of Herschel V. Jones (1861-1928), who assembled renowned collections of art and rare books. Tessie inherited some choice items from her father, which she bequeathed to the Morgan Library in memory of him. In her essay "On Collecting," she laments the hazards of living with a fanatical… Read more
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BALLADS OF A CHEECHAKO
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BALLADS OF A CHEECHAKO

by SERVICE, ROBERT W.

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Second Canadian Edition
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Toronto: William Briggs, 1909. Second Canadian Edition. 209 x 145 mm. (8 1/4 x 5 3/4"). 146 pp. Second Canadian Edition. Original green cloth, upper cover with pictorial image of author and gilt lettering, smooth spine with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. With frontispiece and nine plates, all with captioned tissue guards. Front free endpaper with pencil ownership inscriptions and a small book label from the Poole Drug Co. Head and tail of spine a touch frayed, corners a little worn, upper hinge slightly weak but the binding entirely solid and in good condition overall. A couple of stains internally (one touching text), a few leaves with a little browning, otherwise entirely clean and bright. Often called the "Bard of the Yukon," Robert Service (1874-1958) was originally born in England and at the age of 20 relocated to the Yukon Wilderness. Although he arrived after the gold rush had run its course, Service took inspiration from that period and lived in a remote cabin for several… Read more
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BAMBI, A LIFE IN THE WOODS

BAMBI, A LIFE IN THE WOODS

by SALTEN, FELIX

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1928. First Edition in English, First Printing (July, 1928). 223 x 132 mm. (8 x 5 1/4"). 293, [1] (ads) pp.Translated by Whittaker Chambers. Foreword by John Galsworthy. First Edition in English, First Printing (July, 1928). Very pretty light green morocco (stamp-signed "Asprey" on rear turn-in), upper corner of covers with concentration of gilt leaves extending outward, raised bands, compartments with gilt leaves and lettering, pictorial endpapers bound in at rear, gilt tooled turn-ins, all edges gilt. With 26 full-page illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Spine very lightly sunned, small half-inch marginal repair at bottom of p. 61, otherwise in pristine condition inside and out. First published in German in 1923, and offered here in its first English printing, this is the story of a young male deer whose experiences of life in the forest and unfortunate contacts with humans comprise what is considered to be one of the first environmental novels. In his foreword, Nobel… Read more
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THE BEAUTIES OF THE BOSPHORUS
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THE BEAUTIES OF THE BOSPHORUS

by (WOMEN - TRAVEL WRITING). PARDOE, MISS [JULIA]. BARTLETT, WILLIAM H., Illustrator

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London: Published for the proprietors, by George Virtue, 1838. FIRST EDITION. 298 x 220 mm. (11 1/4 x 8 3/4"). [iv], 164 pp. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary half calf over rose-colored cloth by John Gray of Edinburgh (with his ticket on front pastedown), raised bands, spine gilt in compartments. With frontispiece portrait of the author, engraved title, and 79 plates after William H. Bartlett, including one map of the area. Front free endpaper with tipped-in letter signed by the author; with two-page biography of the author and transcription of the letter loosely laid in. Ross, pp. 43-44; Blackmer Catalogue 888; Hunnisett, p. 114. Spine and top edge of covers just slightly faded, silk with a little minor spotting, contents with scattered light foxing (mostly confined to margins and versos of plates), persistent light marginal stain in upper gutter, but these issues all quite minor, and on the whole a clean, solid, attractive copy with no major defects. This is a notable item for at least three reasons:… Read more
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BEGINNING OF THE OFFICE OF THE DEAD

BEGINNING OF THE OFFICE OF THE DEAD

by A FINE MINIATURE PAINTING OF A FUNERAL SCENE, FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN

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Paris, early 15th century. 178 x 125 mm. (7 x 5"). Text in single column (four lines on recto, 15 lines on verso) in an excellent gothic book hand. A FINE SQUARE MINIATURE SHOWING A FUNERAL SERVICE, two priests reciting from an elevated lectern and next to a large draped coffin, mourners in black seated to the left, the activity taking place inside a space enclosed by elegant columns and under a vaulted ceiling, a lovely four-line initial beneath it in burnished gold and several colors, infilled with ivy leaves in white and orange, other one- or two-line initials in blue with red penwork or (on the verso) in burnished gold and colors, THE MINIATURE SURROUNDED BY AN EXQUISITE FULL BORDER OF IVY LEAVES in colors or gold on painted and hairline stems. Remains of mounting hinge at top, a few speckles, a bit of yellowing, and slight wrinkling in margins, but the leaf very well preserved in general, with no significant flaking of paint and with the gold still bright. Apart from those relatively… Read more
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BEN'S DREAM
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BEN'S DREAM

by (BINDINGS - JARMILLA JELENA SOBOTOVA). VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1982. 255 x 215 mm. (10 x 8 1/2"). 31 pp. EXPRESSIVE MODELLED GRAY PIGSKIN BY JARMILA SOBOTOVÀ, covers with a three-dimensional image (taken from an illustration in the book) showing a small house seen through the strutwork of a bridge; flat spine with gilt titling, marbled endpapers, top edge gray. In the original suede-lined marbled paper chemise and matching slipcase, the latter with large, round black-and-white illustrations from the book on its sides. Illustrated throughout by Chris Van Allsburg. Signed by the author on the title page. In mint condition. This is an imaginatively bound charming children's book by Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (b. 1949) that tells the story of a young boy who falls asleep while studying his geography textbook and dreams of his house afloat in a great flood, drifting past major monuments of the world. Van Allsburg is known for playing with perspective in his illustrations, showing us the world… Read more
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BEROSI SACERDOTIS CHALDAICI, ANTIQUITATUM LIBRI QUINQUE: CUM COMMENTARIIS IOANNIS ANNII VITERBENSIS
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BEROSI SACERDOTIS CHALDAICI, ANTIQUITATUM LIBRI QUINQUE: CUM COMMENTARIIS IOANNIS ANNII VITERBENSIS

by BEROSUS THE CHALDEAN, Attributed to, but by GIOVANNI NANNI

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Antwerp: [Printed by Johannes Grapheus for] Heirs of Joannes Steels, 1545. 171 x 114 mm. (6 3/4 x 4 1/2"). [8], 300 leaves. Contemporary calf by the Pecking Crow Binder, covers with blind-ruled frame, oblique gilt fleur-de-lys cornerpieces, and the binder's signature gilt stamps--a hand clutching a spray of flowers, with a bird perched on top--at the center; raised bands, later but well-chosen endpapers, ink titling to fore edge (expertly rebacked in the style of the period, with simple blind and gilt decoration; corners neatly restored). In a modern brown cloth clamshell box. Printer's device on title page. Front pastedown with later pasted-on manuscript note regarding the forgery; title page with contemporary ownership inscription of Fr[ater] Augustinus [illegible]; first and last page with shallow (and scarcely visible) blind stamp of the (now defunct) Theological Institute of Connecticut. Adams B-788. For the binding: Nixon, "Sixteenth Century Gold Tooled Bindings" 17;… Read more
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BIBLE IN LATIN.  BIBLIA LATINA CUM POSTILLIS NICOLAI DE LYRA.  LEAVES FROM PSALMS, SONG OF SONGS,...
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BIBLE IN LATIN. BIBLIA LATINA CUM POSTILLIS NICOLAI DE LYRA. LEAVES FROM PSALMS, SONG OF SONGS, ECCLESIASTICUS, PROVERBS, WISDOM, ESTHER, EZRA, AND NEHEMIAH

by (PRINTED LEAVES, OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY)

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Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 1489. 362 x 254 mm. (14 1/4 x 10"). Double column gothic type, surrounded by 77 lines of commentary in a smaller gothic face. Paragraph marks and some three-line (and a few larger) initials in red, blue, or both colors. Goff B-616; BMC V, 437. Very thin, faint dampstain at head, one or two small wormholes, otherwise large, very attractively rubricated leaves in fine condition, especially fresh and clean. Text available from Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiasticus, Wisdom, Song of Songs, Esther, Ezra, and Nehemiah.
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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  THE HOLY BIBLE.  NEW REVISED STANDARD VERSION CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW...
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BIBLE IN ENGLISH. THE HOLY BIBLE. NEW REVISED STANDARD VERSION CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS WITH THE APOCRYPHAL OR DEUTEROCANONICAL BOOKS

by (ARION PRESS)

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San Francisco: Arion Press, 2000. No. 131 OF 150 SPECIAL COPIES WITH HAND-COLORED AND ILLUMINATED ABSTRACT DECORATION OF THE INITIAL LETTERS, from a total edition of 400 copies for sale and 26 copies printed for presentation. 470 x 356 mm. (18 1/2 x 14"). Two volumes. No. 131 OF 150 SPECIAL COPIES WITH HAND-COLORED AND ILLUMINATED ABSTRACT DECORATION OF THE INITIAL LETTERS, from a total edition of 400 copies for sale and 26 copies printed for presentation. Original bindings of violet crushed morocco boards, black morocco spine, and a thin strip of red morocco between, smooth spine with gilt titling. In a sturdy black buckram box with black morocco label. In mint condition. This Bible is probably the single most important product of one of the most significant fine presses operating today, the Arion Press of San Francisco. Arion uses the letterpress equipment of the famed Grabhorn Press, type that is cast and composed on the premises, and an in-house book bindery--in conjunction with 21st… Read more
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THE BIBLE REFERENCES OF JOHN RUSKIN
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THE BIBLE REFERENCES OF JOHN RUSKIN

by (BINDINGS - GUILD OF WOMEN BINDERS STYLE). GIBBS, MARY AND ELLEN

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London: George Allen, Ruskin House, 1898. Second Printing. 195 x 130 mm. (7 3/4 x 5"). viii, 303 pp., [4] leaves (ads). Second Printing. FINE CONTEMPORARY MODELLED GOATSKIN IN THE STYLE OF THE GUILD OF WOMEN BINDERS, upper cover with title in gothic lettering, entwined acanthus leaves above and below, lower cover with curling grapevine enclosing an unfinished central oval, smooth spine, brown silk endleaves patterned with gilt foliage, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. With printer's device on verso of half title. Title page printed in red and black. Half title with pencilled note about the binding. Spine and extremities a little rubbed, four small spots to boards, occasional mild foxing, but an excellent copy, generally clean and fresh, in an entirely sound and pleasing binding with much appeal. The work produced by women in the literary and Arts & Crafts movements in late 19th century England is beautifully memorialized here in the Gibbs sisters' unusual and respected… Read more
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BIBLIA, AD VETUSTISSIMA EXEMPLARIA NUNC RECENS CASTIGATA
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BIBLIA, AD VETUSTISSIMA EXEMPLARIA NUNC RECENS CASTIGATA

by (BIBLE IN LATIN)

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Venetiis [Venice]: Hieronymus Polus, 1587. 213 x 146 mm. (8 3/8 x 5 5/8"). 12 p.l., 1126 pp. ESPECIALLY PLEASING CONTEMPORARY CALF, covers with gilt French fillet frame and oval wreath of olive branches, the center of the wreath in the shape of a cross, flat spine ruled in gilt, red morocco label. Title page with elaborate wood-engraved frame, text profusely illustrated WITH 600 WOOD ENGRAVINGS depicting scenes from scripture, after Holbein, Bernard Salomon (le Petit Bernard), and others (a handful of these a bit indistinct). Front pastedown with ex-libris of Leonis S. Olschki. Adams B-1093; STC Italian 93. Not in Darlow & Moule. A little wear to joints and extremities, spine a bit crackled, separation at hinges (but no looseness), occasional minor browning or foxing, otherwise in remarkably fine condition, the text clean and crisp, and in a still-lustrous, entirely solid, unsophisticated original binding. This is a very well-preserved, handsomely bound, and lavishly illustrated… Read more
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BIBLIA, DAS IST: DIE GANTZE HEILIGE SCHRIFFT, ALTES UND NEUES TESTAMENTS, VERTEUTSCHET DURCH D....
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BIBLIA, DAS IST: DIE GANTZE HEILIGE SCHRIFFT, ALTES UND NEUES TESTAMENTS, VERTEUTSCHET DURCH D. MARTIN LUTHER. [with] DIE AUGSBURGISCHE CONFESSION

by (BINDINGS - ERNST RÜCKERT ). BIBLE IN GERMAN. LUTHER, MARTIN with WELLERI, JACOBI VORREDE

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Luneburg: Sternischen Buchdruderen, 1750. 380 x 240 mm. (15 x 9 1/2"). 6 p.l., 266, 185, 130, [25] leaves. IMPOSING 20TH CENTURY MODELLED AND INCISED CALF over bevelled wooden boards BY ERNST RÜCKERT (signed with his monogram), upper cover with floral frame surrounding a naïvely rendered scene of a hunter on horseback blowing a horn, a shield with the binder's initials in the foreground, and brass corner guards; lower cover with brass central boss and corner guards, raised bands, blind-tooled titling, two brass clasps, handmade endpapers. In a sturdy yellow drop-front archival box. With copper-engraved allegorical illustrated title page and 145 woodcuts in the text after designs by Jakob Mores. Not in Darlow and Moule. Text washed and pressed, evenly (and inoffensively) browned throughout, isolated trivial imperfections, but a clean and pleasing copy in a binding that looks brand new. The last of six editions of the Lutheran Bible produced between 1711 and 1750 by Luneburg publisher Cornelius… Read more
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BIBLIA SACRA POLYGLOTTA TEXTUS ARCHETYPOS VERSIONESQUE AB ECCLESIA ANTIQUITUS RECEPTAS NECON...
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BIBLIA SACRA POLYGLOTTA TEXTUS ARCHETYPOS VERSIONESQUE AB ECCLESIA ANTIQUITUS RECEPTAS NECON VERSIONES RECENTIORES ANGLICANAM, GERMANICAM, ITALICAM, GALLICAM, ET HISPANICAM, COMPLECTENTIA

by BIBLE - POLYGLOT. BIBLIA SACRA POLYGLOTTA BAGSTERIANA

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Londini [London]: sumptibus Samuelis Bagster, 1831. 405 x 265 mm. (15 7/8 x 10 3/8"). 3 p.l., 52 pp.; [566], [189], [18] leaves; 1 p.l., 143, [1] pp.With prologue by Samuel Lee. Publisher's excellent dark blue pebble-grain morocco, gilt, covers with ornate frame, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with intricate gilt design, gilt titling, turn-ins with multiple gilt rules, all edges gilt (older repairs to front joint, tails of spine, and corners). Front pastedown with large morocco presentation label to Rev. Robert Mosley Master of Burnley from the "teachers and scholars" of the Sunday School, dated Christmas Day 1840. Darlowe & Moule 1456. Extremities a little rubbed, but the restored binding solid and the gilt still shining, isolated mild spots or smudges to margins, but A FINE COPY internally, clean, fresh, and rather bright. Offering the Old and New Testaments in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish plus the Pentateuch in Samarian… Read more
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BIBLIORUM SACRORUM VULGATAE VERSIONIS EDITIO
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BIBLIORUM SACRORUM VULGATAE VERSIONIS EDITIO

by (BINDINGS - BOZERIAN). BIBLE IN LATIN

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Paris: Excudebat Fr. Amb. Didot, 1785. 318 x 235 mm. (12 1/2 x 9 1/4"). Two volumes. SUPERB CRIMSON STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO BY BOZERIAN, covers with distinctive wide frame incorporating arches, Grecian urns, and floral garlands (Culot roll #49), sunburst cornerpieces (Culot stamp #15), the outer and inner edges of the frame flanked by thick and thin gilt rules and cresting (Culot roll #12) and floral (Culot roll #29) rolls; double raised bands separated by a gilt-tooled inlaid strip of black morocco, spines densely gilt in "mille étoiles et points" compartments filled with much foliage and many flowers against a stippled background (Culot, plate IX), turn-ins with interlacing flame roll (Culot roll #16), light green glazed endpapers, all edges gilt. Front pastedowns with wood-engraved bookplate of Ellic Howe and with faint evidence of earlier bookplate removal; verso of rear flyleaf with small engraved heraldic book label. Bibelsammlung der Württembergischen… Read more
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BIDCOMBE HILL, WITH OTHER RURAL POEMS

BIDCOMBE HILL, WITH OTHER RURAL POEMS

by (FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS). SKURRAY, REV. FRANCIS

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London: Printed for William Miller, 1808. FIRST EDITION. 191 x 121 mm. (7 1/2 x 4 3/4"). 6 p.l., [3]-56, 56*, [3], 57-153, [1] (errata) pp. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary green straight-grain morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, covers with gilt palmette frame enclosing black-tooled floral frame, flat spine with panels intricately tooled in gilt and black, gilt-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. WITH A FINE PASTORAL FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF ST. BEE'S COLLEGE, CUMBERLAND. In a later sturdy fleece-lined cloth slipcase. With four engraved plates. Spine sunned to light green, muted spotting to leather, plates somewhat foxed, other minor defects, but still quite a pleasing copy, the binding with only insignificant wear, the text bright, fresh, and clear, and the margins very ample. This is a pretty little book featuring a very pleasing fore-edge painting of unusual composition. The painted scene presents a pastoral tableau, with St. Bee's College in Wiltshire in the background… Read more
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A BILINGUAL EDITION OF TWO STORIES BY "PAUL WENZ, FRANÇAIS & AUSTRALIAN."...
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A BILINGUAL EDITION OF TWO STORIES BY "PAUL WENZ, FRANÇAIS & AUSTRALIAN." "CHARLEY" & "JIM ET JACK.

by (BINDINGS - CONSTANCE WOZNY). WENZ, PAUL

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Sydney: Bookbinding Exhibitions Australia, 2005. No. 83 OF 150 TOTAL COPIES. 215 x 152 mm. (8 1/4 x 6"). xvi, 55 pp.Translated by Margaret Whitlam ("Charley") and Maurice Blackman ("Jim et Jack"). With an introduction in French by Jean-Paul Delamotte and a foreward in English by Maurice Blackman. No. 83 OF 150 TOTAL COPIES. Attractive and supple limp Australian calf by Constance K. Wozny (signed in ink in colophon), cover with blind-stamped rounded rectangle divided into four quadrants containing images of a cowboy hat, a cactus in landscape, a cowboy boot, and a horse's head, a star at center, flat spine with "Paul Wenz" stamped in blind, each letter (deliberately) stamped crookedly, unfinished edges to cover and paper. In a buckram-covered box with blind-stamped calf label, matching label on cover, and suede-lined pull-out tray with stitched calf spine. Eight engraved plates by Daniel Pata. Printed on watermarked Aboriginal paper, handmade by Euraba Paper… Read more
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BILL OF SALE OF THE EFFECTS OF P. D. KERN, DECEASED
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BILL OF SALE OF THE EFFECTS OF P. D. KERN, DECEASED

by (SLAVERY). A MANUSCRIPT BIFOLIUM ON PAPER

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Virginia(?), September 19th and 20th, 1826. 337 x 404 mm. (13 1/4 x 15 1/2"). [4] pp. A few creases, central crease with to very small tears, paper lightly toned, but in very good condition overall, with no major defects. This sobering document records the sale of the various properties owned by a Mr. P. D. Kern, including several slaves. The majority of the effects listed here are farm equipment, home goods, and livestock; the latter is followed by the names of a total of nine slaves including two men (Anthony and Andrew), three children sold with their mother (Miny), one boy (Morris), and two girls (Peggy and Jenny). To see these names listed among horses and water pails is a grim reminder of our not-so-distant past. We were not able to locate any information on P. D. Kern, but a relation, Sarah Kern, is listed here as the purchaser of several slaves and other effects. Further research into the other names listed here may furnish more fruitful results.
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BIOGRAPHIA DRAMATICA; OR, A COMPANION TO THE PLAY HOUSE
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BIOGRAPHIA DRAMATICA; OR, A COMPANION TO THE PLAY HOUSE

by (EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED). BAKER, DAVID ERSKINE

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. Third Edition. 229 x 146 mm. (9 x 5 3/4"). Three volumes bound in six. Edited by Stephen Jones. Third Edition. Inoffensive 19th century dark brown straight-grain half morocco, wide raised bands, gilt titling, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 164 portraits of playwrights, actors, and others affiliated with the theater, one of the portraits hand colored. Extra title label bound in. Front pastedown of each volume with bookplate of Hildegarde F. Schine. Joints somewhat rubbed, paper separated at hinge at the back of first volume, several scuffs and abrasions to spines, most corners rather worn, but the bindings all completely solid, with much of the wear masked by neat refurbishing. Variable offsetting (never severe) from inserted engravings, volume V with intermittent minor foxing and browning, isolated places elsewhere inoffensively foxed or spotted, but the text generally fresh and clean. This… Read more
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BIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, AND LETTERS OF SIX DISTINGUISHED BRITONS

BIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, AND LETTERS OF SIX DISTINGUISHED BRITONS

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London, 1836-50. Various editions. 224 x 137 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). 16 volumes. Various editions. FINE CONTEMPORARY FULL CALF, MOST EITHER TREE OR POLISHED CALF (see below), raised bands, spines intricately gilt in compartments, morocco labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Some works with frontispiece portraits. Front pastedowns with engraved bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt. A LOVELY COLLECTION--WITH VIRTUALLY NO SIGNS OF USE. Handsomely bound, with beautifully gilt spines, and just about uniform in size, these volumes make an impressive appearance on the shelf. The six titles here include: 1) (DE SAUMAREZ, JAMES). ROSS, JOHN. "MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF ADMIRAL LORD DE SAUMAREZ." (1838) Two volumes. Polished calf. 2) (ELDON, JOHN, LORD CHANCELLOR). TWISS, HORACE. "THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE OF LORD CHANCELLOR ELDON." (1844) Three volumes. Polished calf. 3) HORNER, FRANCIS. "MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF FRANCIS HORNER, M. P." (1843) Two volumes. Tree calf. 4) STANHOPE, PHILIP DORMER. "THE… Read more
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