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DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE by Johnson, Samuel

London: Strahan, Rivinton, Davis, et al., 1784. Fifth edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. London: Strahan, Rivinton, Davis, et al., 1784. 2 vols. Fifth edition. Unpaginated. Hardcover. Thick, large folio. Rebound in period, full calf, w...

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L'Ornement Polychrome Cent Planches En Couleurs or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs De Tous Les Styles - Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaisance XVII et XVIII Siecle - Recueil Historique et Pratique by Racinet, A

Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, c.1870. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, c.1870. 100 chromolithograph, some highlighted with gold and silver. 60 + (100 plts, each with accompanying text) pp. Text in French. Hardcover. E...

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CHILDÕS HISTORY OF ENGLAND by Dickens, Charles

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1852, 1853, 1854. First editions, first issues. First state ads in vols. I and III and no page number on page xi in vol. I. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1852, 1853, 1854. 3 vols. Firs...

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QUALITY OF LIFE by Michener, James A

Np: Girard Bank, 1970. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. Np: Girard Bank, 1970. Signed by both the author and the artist. Nine color reproductions of paintings by James B. Wyeth. 85 pp. Hardcover. 8vo size. Green paper covered boards. Contras...

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PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE SOUTHERN COAST OF ENGLAND [ 2 VOLS BOUND AS ONE ] by [Turner, J. M. W.]

London: John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill, et al, 1826. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill, et al, 1826. Engraved by W. B. Cooke, George Cooke, and other eminent engravers. 2 vols. bound as one vols. 42 engraved...

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LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS [ EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, WITH ARTHORÕS SIGNATURE TIPPED-IN ] by [Dickens] John Forster

London: Chapman and Hall, 1874, 1873, 1874. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. Vol. 1, 1812-1842; Vol. 2, 1842-1852; Vol. 3, 1852-1870. London: Chapman and Hall, 1874, 1873, 1874. 3 vols. Envelope addressed to the Garrick Club signed by subject (D...

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[SENECA] OPERA [WORKS IN 4 VOLUMES] by [Elzevir, Elzevier] Seneca

Np: Elzevirios, 1640; 1639; 1639; 1649. Early Elzevir printing. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. Volume 1, Philosophicae; Volume 2, Epistolae; Volume 3, Controversae; Volume 4, Notae. Np: Elzevirios, 1640; 1639; 1639; 1649. 4 vols. Early Elzev...

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GENTLE BOY: A THRICE TOLD TALE WITH AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Boston: Weeks, Jordon & Co., 1839. First separate edition. Softcover. Very good+. Boston: Weeks, Jordon & Co., 1839. First separate edition. Softcover. Oblong 4to. Blue morocco backed, blue cloth covered case housing original printed wrapper...

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WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETY. QUEENS OF SOCIETY. THE LITERATURE OF SOCIETY [ EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED IN 6 VOLS. ] by Wharton, Grace and Philip

London: James Hogg and Sons and Tinsley Brothers, Nd; Nd; 1862. An extra-illustrated set. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: James Hogg and Sons and Tinsley Brothers, Nd; Nd; 1862. 6 vols. An extra-illustrated set. Illustrated by H. K. Brow...

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CATALOGUE OF THE ART DEPARTMENT OF THE NEW ENGLAND MANUFACTURERSÕ AND MECHANICSÕ INSTITUTE by Little, John M., Chairman and Frank T. Robinson, Art Director

Boston, MA: Cupples, Upham & Co., 1883. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Boston, MA: Cupples, Upham & Co., 1883. Illustrated with 17 original etchings by Charles Volkmer, Thomas Moran, Henry C. Ford, James Craig Nicoll, William M. Hart, ...

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LE GRAND LIVRE DE LA NATURE, OU LÕAPOCALYPSE PHILOSOPHIQUE ET HERMETIQUE, OUVRAGE CURIEUX, DANS LEQUEL ON TRAITE DE LA PHILOSOPHIE OCCULTE, DE LÕINTELLIGENCEDES HIEROGLYPHES DES ANCIENS, DE LA SOCIETE DES FRERES DE LA ROSE-CROIX, ... by Duchanteau (Touzay )

Au Midi: De lÕimprimerie de la verite, 1790. FIRST EDITION. Softcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Au Midi: De lÕimprimerie de la verite, 1790. FIRST EDITION. 115 pp. Text in French. Softcover. Small 8vo size. Marbled stiff wrappers....

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GAZETTE NATIONALE, OU LE MONITEUR UNIVERSEL by [Gazette Nationale] No author stated

Paris: Np, 1789 - 1795. Hardcover. Good+/No dust jacket. ÒThe Contemporary, daily record of legislative debates in Revolutionary ParisÓ. Paris: Np, 1789 - 1795. 18 vols. In later years b/w theatre ads appear at the end of the volume. T...

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EXTRACTS FROM THE JOURNALS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF MISS BERRY FROM THE YEAR 1783 TO 1852 by [Berry] Miss Berry

London: Longman, Green and Co., 1865. 3 volumes extended to 6 by the insertion of 206 extra plates. Hardcover. Near fine/No jacket issued. London: Longman, Green and Co., 1865. Edited by Lady Theresa Lewis. 6 vols. 3 volumes extended to 6 by the inse...

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MEMORIAL ETCHINGS OF THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS OF AMERICA: WITH TEXTS DESCRIPTIVE OF THE EVENTS AND ASSOCIATIONS THAT HAVE HALLOWED THEM by Shaw, Robert and James H. Fincken

New York: United States Historical Society, 1921. One of an edition of unspecified limitation. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. New York: United States Historical Society, 1921. Introduction by Stephen Morrell Newman. One of an edition of uns...

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[ARAB-AMERICAN HISTORY] [LEBANESE DIASPORA: IN NEW YORK AND THE WORLD] KHIZANAT AL-AYAM [ARABIC TITLE: ] KITAB KHIZANAT AL-AYAM FI TARAJIM AL-ÕLZAM by Maloof, Joseph N

New York: MatbaÕat Jaridat al-Ayyam, 1899 . Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. New York: MatbaÕat Jaridat al-Ayyam, 1899 . A number of b/w plates, mostly portraits of world leaders and rulers. 308 pp. Text in Arabic. Hardcover. 4t...

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