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1865 Michelangelo & Rafael Original Studies Paintings ART Italian Renaissance A rare, mid-19th-century study on the art of the most famous Italian artists ‚Äď Michelangelo and Raffaelle. Collected and etched by Joseph Fisher, this work of facsimiles features 56 illustrations in a combination of black and white, brown and white, as well as sepia coloring most of which focus on the human form as well as the holy family. Item number: #6868 Price: $399 FISHER, Joseph Facsimiles of Original Studies by Michael Angelo, in the University Galleries, Oxford. Etched by Joseph Fisher London : Bell et Daldy, 1865. Details: ¬∑ Collation: Complete with all pages o 25, 21plates, 31, 61 plates, [2] ¬∑ Language: English ¬∑ Binding: Leather; tight and secure ¬∑ Size: ~10in X 7.5in (25cm x 19cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 6868Photos avai ... Read more

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A Farewell To Arms

HEMINGWAY, Ernest

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1929 1st/1st Farewell to Arms Hemingway World War I Military Romance CLASSIC "The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places." ‚Äď Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms Set during the Italian campaign of WWI, Hemingway wrote this first-person account based on his own experience working in the ambulance corps. It is about a love affair between the expatriate American Henry and Catherine Barkley against the backdrop of the First World War, cynical soldiers, fighting and the displacement of populations. Item number: #5827 Price: $750 HEMINGWAY, Ernest A Farewell To Arms New York : Scribner's, 1929. First Edition. First printing Details: ¬∑ Collation: Complete with all pages o [8], 355, [1] ¬∑ Notes on edition: o Original black cloth with gold paper labels o Scribner's seal on copyright page o No disclaimer ¬∑ References:Hanneman A8.a.; ¬∑ Language: English ¬∑ Binding: Cloth; tight and secure; facsimile dj ¬∑ Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 12. ... Read more

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1867 1st ed American NAVY Officers Illustrated Farragut Civil War Ironsides Ship "The first biography of David Farragut!"(Nevins) Joel T. Headley, an American historical author, was known for his biographical works on important American military leaders, such as Grant and Sherman. His major contribution, of course, is his account of the Civil War, entitled 'The Great Rebellion'; however, he extended his military focus beyond infantry and cavalry generals in his next work "Farragut and Our Naval Commanders". This work deals exclusively with all aspects of the American Navy from generals and commanders, their ships, the types of guns used on the vessels, the wars that the Navy played roles in, as well as details of some of the earliest naval ships ‚Äď The Monitor, Galena, and Ironsides. The naval officer biographies include: ¬∑ Admiral Farragut ¬∑ S.H. Dahlgreen ¬∑ L.M. Goldsborough ¬∑ S.H. Stringham ¬∑ C.H. Davis ¬∑ W.D. Porter ¬∑ C.S. Boggs ¬∑ W.B. C ... Read more

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1696 1ed Rabbi MAIMONIDES Judaica Crenius Fasciculus Sextus Jewish Hebrew Rites Thomas Crenius's 'Fasciculus Sextus' is a collection of devotional works, written to shape and form one's spiritual life. Crenius includes studies on family building, equipping church officials, vices forbidden at the altar, and the approach to sacrifices. Very little is known of this book ‚Äď a very rare, late 17th-century devotional published in Rotterdam. It should be noted that while the works are original to Crenius, he formed his writings based on the famous 12th-century Jewish rabbi and philosopher Moses Maimonides.Item number: #5423Price: $550CRENIUS, Thomas Fasciculus sextus opusculorum quae ad historiam ac philologiam sacram spectant : in quo continentur de cultu divino ex R. Majmonidae secundae legiRotterodami : apud Petrum van der Slaart, 1696. First edition.Details: Collation: Complete with all pages [16], 5013 folding platesFollowing works:1. De domo selecta, seu de figura et forma aedificii templi. 2. De instrumento ... Read more

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1842 Federalist Papers United States Constitution Hamilton Madison Jay Americana"The most famous and influential American political work!" (Howes)'The Federalist,' or 'Federalist Papers,' was a collection of articles and essays by famous Founding Fathers in the hopes of promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison presented arguments that helped establish the term 'federalism,' discussed the Bill of Rights, and early commentary on checks and balances in the judicial system. This rare 1842 'new edition' was printed with an appendix that consists of the Letters of Pacificus and Helvidius on the Proclamation of Neutrality of 1793, based on the first Hallowell edition of 1837.Item number: #5380 Price: $950HAMILTON, Alexander; John Jay, James MadisonThe Federalist, on the new Constitution, written in the Year 1788 by Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Madison, and Mr. Jay. With an Appendix, containing the Letters of Pacificus and Helvidius on the Proclamation of Neut ... Read more

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Final report on the battlefield of Gettysburg

New York Monuments Commission

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1902 BEAUTIFUL Battlefield of Gettysburg CIVIL WAR NY Illustrated MAPS 3v SET"It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it."‚Äď Robert E. LeeA rare 1902 report of the history of the Battle of Gettysburg. This beautiful three-volume set includes all the expected maps and is bound in original blue cloth with a decorative, colored stamp on the front.This work was composed and funded by the New York Monuments Commission, which sought to honor the dead soldiers from the Battle of Gettysburg, Battle of Chattanooga, and the Battle of Antietam.Item number: #5260Price: $499New York Monuments CommissionFinal report on the battlefield of GettysburgAlbany N.Y.: J.B. Lyon Co., Printers, 1902.Details: Collation: Complete with all pages3 volume set:Continuously paginated ‚Äď 1,462pHeavily illustrated with photographs of gravestones and monuments. Includes 5 pull-out maps of the following:Position of Union and Confederate armies on morning of July 1, 1863.Battle of Gettysburg; first day; positi ... Read more

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Folks from Dixie

DUNBAR, Paul Laurence

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1899 Folks From Dixie Paul Dunbar African American Illustrated Racism Slavery Paul Laurence Dunbar was an African-American poet and author from the late 19th-century, whose works were written in the 'negro dialect' helped define a generation. His first collection of short stories was 'Folks From Dixie' which, according to the Poetry Foundation, was a "harsh examination of racial prejudice." This 1899 edition features beautiful, watercolor-like illustrations by Kemble. Item number: #3830 Price: $399 DUNBAR, Paul Laurence Folks from Dixie New York : Dodd, Mead, 1899. Details: · Collation: complete with all pages: 263p o Illustrated with illustrations by E.W. Kemble · References: BAL 4921 · Binding: pictorial cloth hardcover; tight and secure · Language: English · Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 12.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without ... Read more

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1841 1ed Foreign Field Sports Color Illustrated Hunting Fishing WHALING Howitt An extremely valuable and impressive, color illustrated work of sport and outdoors by illustrator Samuel Howitt. 'Foreign Field Sports' is a 19th-century sports manual known for its engravings on hunting, big game animals, fishing and ice fishing, horse racing and competitions, and whaling! The whaling engravings themselves are often considered some of the most desirable views of the sport! Note on dating and rarity: While the title page does not indicate dating, the plates themselves are dated by 1813 and 1833. William gilling was a notable London publisher from 1841-1844. Individual engravings from this work are known be extremely desirable and some sell alone for nearly $1,000! Item number: #6293 Price: $2500 HOWITT, Samuel Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings London : Published by W. Gilling, [1841]. First edition by Gilling D ... Read more

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1806 Froissart Chronicles Illustrations Hundred Years' War Medieval ChivalryThe 'Chronicles' of Jean Froissart have continually been perceived as an important work on medieval history for centuries, since its inception in the 14th-century. While some of the subjects covered are repetitive and insignificant, many topics are of utmost importance including famous battles, deaths of monarchs, and the Catholic Church Great Schism. According to Adams in the "Manual of Historical Literature,""Froissart might be called the great interviewer of the Middle Ages. The newspaper correspondent of modern times has scarcely surpassed this medieval collector of intelligence. He travelled extensively in the various countries of Europe; he conversed with gentlemen of rank everywhere; and he had the remarkable knack of persuading those about him to divulge all he wanted to know. He learned the details of battles from both sides and from every point of view. He delighted in the minutest affairs of every cavalry skirmish, of the c ... Read more

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1591 Funeral Rites Torture Human SacrificeIllustrated Funerali Antichi Porcacchi Tommaso Porcacchi was a 16th-century Italian scholar who is known primarily for his landmark work on funeral customs and practices. First published in 1574, "Funerali Antichi di Diversi Popoli" is often considered the best and certainly the most interesting of books on funeral rituals. Porcacchi covers rituals and practices of several ancient civilizations including the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Jews, Indians, Turks, and Persian tribes. While the contents of this work are notable and accurate, the mark of this work is the inclusion of 25 fascinating illustrations by Girolamo Porro. These impressive engravings serve as the basis for the dialogue and text of this work and provide a fine, visual insight to the customs of ancient civilizations! Many of these illustrations show the horrors of human sacrifice, torture, and other forms of abuse. Item number: #7298 Price: $1250 PORCACCHI, Tommaso Funerali antichi di diuersi popoli, e ... Read more

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1842 FAMOUS Commentary on US Constitution LAW Joseph Story Colonial AmericanaJoseph Story was a well-known, early 19th-century American lawyer known primarily for his 'Commentary on the United States Constitution'. When it was first published in 1833, this work was the second comprehensive look at the U.S. Constitution and the establishment of American government and law.This work includes a variety of topics other than simply a treatise on the American Constitution. Story provides a clear but general history of the American colonies, the American Revolution, constitutional amendments, and the flaws in the Articles of the Confederation.This 1842 printing was published for the Massachusetts Board of Education, part a collection of important American books.Item number: #5141Price: $350STORY, JosephA familiar exposition of the Constitution of the United States with an appendix and glossary.Boston : Thomas H. Webb, 1842.Details: Collation: Complete with all pages: 372pLanguage: EnglishBinding: Leather; tight and ... Read more

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1879 EXQUISITE BINDING Fireside Poetry Longfellow Wordsworth Walter Scott Poems 'The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry' is an extensive collection of some of the most impressive and important works of English poetry. Collected by Henry Coates, this work includes works by famous poets such as Alexander Pope, William Wordsworth, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Moore, Sir Walter Scott, and many, many more. Item number: #6985 Price: $399 COATES, Henry Troth The fireside encyclopædia of poetry. Comprising the best poems of the most famous writers, English and American Philadelphia : Porter & Coates, 1879. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o [xl], 2, 1001, [2] · Language: English · Binding: Leather; tight and secure · Size: ~9.5in X 7in (24.5cm x 18cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 6985Photos available upon ... Read more

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