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Africa and the American flag by FOOTE, Andrew H

1862 Slave Trade Africa & American Flag Foote Voyages Civil War Slavery Plates 'Africa and the American Flag' is an interesting account of Commander Andrew Foote's exploits in suppressing the African slave trade off the coast of Africa in the early part ...

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$499.00


Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq., of Halston, Shropshire ...: with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits by APPERLEY, Charles James, aka NIMROD

1837 Memoirs of John Mytton HUNTING Sports Color Illustrated Alken & Rawlins Charles Apperley's book 'Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton' is a fascinating biography with beautiful color illustrations depicting different hunting scenes, which fel...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


The doubtful plays of Shakspeare; being all the dramas attributed to the muse of the world's great poet; rev. from the original editions; accompanied with historical and analytical introductions to each play, and notes critical and explanatory; by SHAKESPEARE, William

1850 Doubtful Plays of Shakespeare Illustrated Theatre Romeo & Juliet Plays 4v "With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." ― William Shakespeare A rare collection of the works of Shakespeare. In the mid-19th-century, Shakespearean scholar James ...

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$550.00


The tribulations of a chinaman by VERNE, Jules

1882 Jules Verne Tribulations of Chinaman CHINA Opium Extraordinary Voyages "In a very real sense, Jules Verne is one of the pioneers of the space age." ― Frank Borman, Daytona Beach Morning Journal, 1969. A rare, late 19th-century first edition of Ju...

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$599.00


The history of slavery and the slave trade, ancient and modern. by BLAKE, William O

1860 History of Slavery SLAVE Trade in Africa Illustrated pre Civil WAR Blake A famous, detailed account of the origins of slavery both in North America and ancient history including African slave trade from the 15th- to 18th-century. The book focuses a ...

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$750.00


A treatise on the diseases of the eye by LAWRENCE, William

1854 Ophthalmology Treatise on EYE Diseases William Lawrence Surgery Medicine William Lawrence was a 19th-century English surgeon who is best known for his lectures of the evolution of human biology as well his studies on the diseases of the human eye. H...

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$499.00


History of the great reformation of the sixteenth century in Germany, Switzerland, … by D’AUBIGNE, Jean Henri Merle

1870 History Protestant Reformation d'Aubigne Martin Luther Portraits English ed Jean Henri Merle D'Aubigne was a Swiss Protestant minister known for his historical treatises on the Reformation. His most important work was 'History of the Reformation of ...

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$399.00


Les Indes-noires by VERNE, Jules

1880 VERNE Indes-Noires Underground City Scotland Cavern Mining Goblins SciFi Jules Verne's adventure novels are some of the most popular and famous works of literature of all time. OF course, he is best known for books such as '20,000 Leagues Under the ...

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$550.00


Narrative of the United States exploring expedition, during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 by WILKES, Charles

1856 Wilkes Pacific US Expedition Australia Antarctica California GOLD 5v SET The 'Wilkes Expedition' was one of the most important exploration voyages ever taken on by the United States. It helped stimulate scientific growth, particularly oceanography. ...

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$1,500.00


A POETICAL DESCANT ON THE PRIMEVAL AND PRESENT STATE OF MANKIND; OR, THE PILGRIM'S MUSE by Thomas, Joseph

Winchester, VA: J. Foster, Printer, 1816. vii,[1],9-219,[1]pp. 16mo (signed in 8s). Contemporary (or original) calf. A weary copy, somewhat foxed and with scattered tidemarks, stains and a number of ink squiggles and spots (occasionally obscuring some te...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$850.00


John Ploughman's talk: or, plain advice for plain people by SPURGEON, Charles H

1890 Charles Spurgeon Ploughman's Talk Proverbs Baptist Puritan Devotional "The loss of gold is great, The loss of health is more, But the loss of Christ is such a loss As no man can restore." ― C.H. Spurgeon, John Ploughman Charles Spurgeon, a well-...

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$499.00


Le magicien de société, ou, Le diable couleur de rose, recueil amusant de tours de chimie, de physique, de mathématique, d'arithmétique, et de plusieurs tours de cartes : auxquels on a joint quelques jeux de société très-divertissans : le tout d'une exécution facile et pouvant servir à s'amuser entre amies by COMTE, Louis Appollinaire

1829 MAGIC & Magician Card Tricks Ventriloquism Conjuring Magie Blanche Comte Louis Apollinaire Comte was a 19th-century Swiss magician who entertained audiences with his ventriloquism and acts of conjuration. The self-proclaimed 'King's Conjurer', he pe...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


Atala by CHATEAUBRIAND, François-René

1884 Atala by Chateaubriand Gustave DORE Art Illustrated Native American Indians "You are not superior just because you see the world in an odious light." ― François-René de Chateaubriand 'Atala' is a short novel by French author François-René ...

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$499.00


The constitutions of the Free-Masons : containing the history, charges, regulations, etc., of that ancient and right worshipful fraternity. For the use of the lodges by ANDERSON, James

1855 Masonic Constitutions of the Freemasons Illustrated Mason Secrets Anderson The Constitutions of the Free-Masons was a constitution written for the Premier Grand Lodge of England, to standardize the rituals and practices of Freemasonry among lodges o...

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$550.00


Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. by VERNE, Jules

1877 Jules VERNE 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea French Illustrated Sci-Fi CLASSIC "The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the Living Infinite." ― Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand L...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


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