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The Works of William Shakespeare, from the text of the Rev. Alexander Dyce's fourth edition, with an arrangement of his Glossary by Shakespeare, William

New York; (1885): The Mershon Co. 12mo. Eleven of twelve volumes in publisher's original box (lacking vol. 11), frontispieces, bound in publisher's green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. While lacking one volume, it is quite uncommon to hav...

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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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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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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

New York: Charles L. Webster and Co, 1885. First Edition. Octavo. Portrait frontispiece. The Mark Twain bust has the table cloth visible and Heliotype Printing C0. (state 1) "Him and another man" is listed as p. 88, "with the was" p. 57. The last "5" ...

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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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Malerei, Fotografie, Film. [Painting Photography Film] in Bauhausbuecher No 8 by Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo

Munich, (1927): Albert Langen. Octavo. Second edition. Inscribed by Moholy-Nagy to [Galka] Scheyer; fürfrau Scheyer/ Moholy-Nagy soon became known as one of the most important artists of Constructivism. His varied works ranges from painting, photograph...

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The Ecclesiastical History Containing the Acts and Monuments of Martyrs by Foxe, John [Fox]

London; 1684 & 1641: for Company of Stationers. Folio. "Foxe's Magnificent Books of Martyrs" Two Volumes: The Second Volume of the Ecclesiastical History: Containing the Acts and Monuments of Martyrs: with a general discourse of the later persecutions,...

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The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Poe, Edgar A

Philadelphia, nd [ca.1900]: George Barrie & Son. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited edition #85 of only 250 copies printed on Imperial Japan paper. In six volumes containing twenty original etchings, five photogravures and a new etched portrait of the poet...

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Tales of Tahitian Waters by Grey, Zane

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. First Edition. Thick Quarto. First printing with (I-F) code. 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 wou...

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A Dictionary of the English Language: in Which The Words are Deduced From Their Originals. Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples From the Best Writers, To Which Are Prefixed, A History of the Language and An English Grammar by Johnson, Samuel

London: For W. Strahan for J. & P. Knapton, T. & T. Longman, C. Hitch & L. Hawes, A. Millar, and R. & J. Dodsley, 1755. First Edition. Folio. Two Volumes. First issue reading of D7 (Bacon's Natural History and Milton's Paradise Lost ). Complete in two ...

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Mystic Warriors of the Plains (inscribed By the Author with Two Full Page Handcolored work of an Indian Chief and Brave on Horseback by Mails, Thomas E

New York,(1972): Doubleday. Small Thick Folio. xvii, 618p. index. Bibliography. Notes. Profusely illustrated and with two original full page drawings in color signed by the author and inscribed to his close friends as a gift dated Dec. 1987. Origin,...

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ELLING WILLIAM "BILL" GOLLINGS a Cowboy Artist (1878-1932) by Ward, William T. And Gary L. Temple

(Patagonia Publishing Co., 2007). Limited Edition. Quarto. Special limited edition of only 250 copies and, specially bound in cowhide with Gollings' hoof print brand which he used in signing his name to his paintings, housed in publisher's gilt stamped g...

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The Book of the Sword by Burton, Richard F

London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. First Edition. Large Octavo. 299pp., illustrated by Joseph Grego. Burton writes" From days immemorial the Queen of Weapons, a creator as well as a destroyer, carved out history, formed the nations, and shaped the world" The...

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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 vol...

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