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POEMS by Whittier, John G

Philadelphia: Joseph Healy, 1838. First Edition. Small Octavo. Most likely a presentation copy to Henry B. Stanton as it is signed and dated 1838 by the author on the dedication page, which was dedicated to Stanton. Stanton and Whittier were great friend…

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by Baum, L. Frank

Chicago; (1908): The Reilly and Britton Co. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. 256pp. In the first state binding in light blue cloth with full color pastedown with gold background, spine stamped in black, with Tin Woodsman in metallic silver, publish…

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Philip R. Goodwin; America's Sporting and Wildlife Artist by Peterson, Larry Len

Hayden, Idaho; (2001): Couer D'Alene Art Auction with Settlers West Galleries. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 2900 copies. xi, 373p. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of rich color illustrations (650 in all) Includes bibliographical references and…

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Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies; Being a Reproduction in Facsimile of the First Folio Edition, 1623, from the Chatsworth Copy in the Possession of the Duke of Devonshire, K.G./with Introduction and Census of Copies By Sidney Lee by Shakespeare, William and Sidney Lee

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1902. Limited Edition. Folio. Number 614 of only 1,000 copies signed by Lee, with the original subscriber's list. A photographic production facsimile from the original. When Sidney Lee was looking for a fine example on which to m…

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The "Pop-up" Mickey Mouse and The "Pop-Up" Minnie Mouse by Walt Disney Studios (staff)

New Yorkl (1933): Blue Ribbon Books, Inc. Octavo. Mickey with 3 color pop-ups, frontispiece hand colored by a child, some soiling and finger marks to text, small tape mend to last pop-up. Minnie with 3 pop-ups, second pop-up lacking one of Minnie's arms,…

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Tales of Fresh Water Fishing by Grey, Zane

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Thick Quarto. Grey consider the fishes of the South Seas to be the most fiercest in the world. He tells his stories of the tuna, sailfish, the wahoo and swordfish which would make any fisherman envious. M…

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Biblia, Das Ist; Die Ganze Heilige Schrift Alten Und Neuen Testaments Von Herren D. Martin Luther

Nuremberg: Peter Conrad Monath, 1730. Octavo. 17, 1120, 320. Very rare. Only two recorded copies of the Morl edition (Erlangen, Nuremberg); none on OCLC. Second corrected edition. Introduction by Gustav Philipp Morl (1673-1750), Doring notes in The…

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The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again) by Warhol, Andy

New York; (1975): Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. First Edition. Octavo. First printing, signed by Andy Warhol with his full signature, an initial in lower right corner and a small drawing. 241pp., bound in yellow paper covered boards backed in orange cloth, …

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3 Page Autographed Letter By a Criminal Evading the Pinkertons by Hesse, Gus

1892. A fascinating letter of a criminal's miserable life under pursuit with the original mailing postmarked mailing envelope. We learn from Gus Hesse's envelope that his brother [J. Fred Hesse] was a physician at 102 Clark Street in Cincinnati. The lett…

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The Works of Shakspere [sic], Imperial Edition/edited By Charles Knight, with Illustrations on Steell By C.W. Cope, W.P. Frith, C.R. Leslie, Al by Shakespear, William, 1564-1616

London, [1873-1876]: Virtue & Company. Folio. These are the complete original parts issued over a four year period to subscribers. (A later issue was published in New York by Virtue and Yorston). All fifty-six parts are present with each complete with th…

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Salammbo by Flaubert, Gustave

Paris: Michel Levy Freres, Libraires-Editeurs, 1863. First Edition. Octavo. The first issue with the word "effraya" for "effrayerent" on page 5 and "Scissites" instead of "Syssites" on pages 251, 368, and 370. half-title with advertisement to verso, 474p…

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Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865

St. Paul, Minn; 1890 and 1899: The Pioneer Press Co. Quarto. The First Minnesota regiment sustained their greatest loss at Gettysburg. The regiment were engaged in battles at Vicksburg, Chattanooga, Nashville and Atlanta. The roster within the first volu…

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Memoirs of the Hawaiian Revolution (3 Volume Set in Original slipcase) by Thurston, Lorrin A.; Sanford B. Dole; Andrew Farrell (ed)

Honolulu: Advertiser Publishing Co., Ltd, 1936. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 600 sets published for subscribers. A set of the memoirs of Sanford B. Dole and Lorrin A. Thurston published by the Advertising Publishing Company. This set is numbered 1…

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Schlieffens Vermaechtnis by D. Von Zoellner

Berlin: E. S. Mittler & Sohn, 1938. Orginal Wraps. Octavo. First Thus. Zum 25. Todestage des Generalfeldmarschalls Graf von Schlieffen. Sonderheft der "Militaerwissenschaftlichen Rundschau". 56 pp. Two portraits. The central problem not accurately deal…

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Thy Neighbour's Wife by O'Flaherty, Liam

London; (1923): Jonathan Cape. First Edition. Octavo. 350pp., The author writes about the life in the Aran Islands from the point of view of a native. It was written for two reasons. In the first place because Synge wrote a book about one of those island…

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