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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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Selected Drawings Portfolio by Wright, Frank Lloyd

A.D.A. Edita, (1982), Tokyo. Limited Edition. . Elephant Folio. Volume 3. Limited edition of 500 copies (A001-A500). The present copy is number A141. 50 mounted color plates on heavy card stock, all wrapped in original glassine wrapper and laid into it...

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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 ...

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The Secret Warning [The Hardy Boys] by Dixon Franklin W

New York; (1938): Grosset & Dunlap. First Edition. Octavo. Frontispiece, 220pp., illustrated by Paul Laune, bound in light brown pictorial cloth stamped and lettered in dark brown, spine lettering dark brown, a lovely copy, near fine in unclipped In ...

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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 uncommo...

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Russian Icons by Ivanov, Vladimir

New York; (1988): Rizzoli. First Edition. Quarto. 230p. 154 color illustrations of icons, 14 additional color illustrations. Published in cooperation with the Patriarch of Moscow. Printed in a very small print run, this magnificent volume contains one hu...

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The Clue of the Broken Blade [The Hardy Boys] by Dixon Franklin W

New York; (1942): Grosset & Dunlap. First Edition. Octavo. Frontispiece, 218pp., illustrated by Paul Laune, bound in brown pictorial cloth stamped and lettered in dark brown, spine lettering dark brown, top edge blue, orange pictorial endpapers, mino...

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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...

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon, Edward

London: 1782, 1787 and 1788: for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell;. Quarto. In six volumes. New edition of volumes 1-3 and first editions of volumes 4-6. There was only one edition of the last three volumes dated 1788 and were issued at the same time. A new ed...

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Hellbird War Book (Inscribed By Col. Alfred F. Kalberer, Commander of the 462nd Bombardment Group) by Oliver, Philip G

N.l.: A.F. Kalberer, 1944. First Edition. Oblong Quarto. 117 unnumbered pages, First and Only Edition. Signed by Col. Alfred F. Kalberer under his picture in the book and inscribed by him on the front endpaper as KAL (for Kalberer) . "To Bill Willi...

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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 enviou...

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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 a...

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A nice leather album with photographs both carte-de-viste and tintypes featuring an early and scarce Ulysses S. Grant image, two relatives who served Co. A Regiment, New Hampshire Vol. Infantry(with family notes) and other family members [Photography] B...

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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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