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The Waverley Novels by SCOTT, Walter, Sir

Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1877. Illustrated. hardcover. very good(+). 48 volumes. Frontispiece engraving, extra illustrated title page, other in-text figures throughout. 12mo, attractive 3/4 brown calf over marbled boards; gilt- decorated spine…

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$4000.00


The Illustrated Book of the Dog by SHAW, Vero

London: Cassell. hardcover. very good(+). With an appendix on Canine Medicine and Surgery, by Gordon Stables. Illustrated with 28 magnificent chromolithographic plates, protected with tissue guards; 95 fine woodcuts in the text. viii, 664pp. + 2 pages o…

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$1750.00


A Christmas Carol by DICKENS, Charles

Philadelphia: Lippincott. Limited. hardcover. fine. Rackham, Arthur. Color frontispiece and 11 other mounted color plates by Arthur Rackham. Many b/w line drawings. 4to, white vellum, pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Uncut edges, t.e.g. Philade…

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$8500.00


Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by GRANT, Ulysses S

New York: Charles Webster, 1885. hardcover. very good. Illustrations with some folding. 2 Vols. Thick 8vo, publisher's 3/4 brown morocco with gilt decoration (spines a bit worn), marbled edges. New York: Charles Webster, 1885, 1886. First Edition. V…

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$1500.00


Anne of Green Gables by MONTGOMERY, L.M

Boston: Page, 1908. First. hardcover. very good. Illustrated by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. 8vo, pinkish gray cloth, pictorial cover label. Boston: Page, 1908. First Edition.<br/><br/> First issue, dated April, 1908 on the copyright page, with 8 …

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$22000.00


Flagellum Daemonum Exorcismos Terribles, Potentissimos, et Efficaces: Remediaq; probatissima, ac doctrinam singularem in malignos spiritus expellendos...Cum suis benedictionibus, &amp; omnibus requisitis ad eorum expulsionem by MENGO, Hieronymo (Mengus, Menghi)

1586. hardcover. very good. Short thick 8vo, title page in red and black, [16], 253, [3], 84, [18], 327 pages, old calf-backed marbled boards with red spine label. Bononiae: Apud Joannem Rossium, 1586. Very good condition.<br/><br/> Scarce i…

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$4000.00


Les Miserables by HUGO, Victor

Philadelphia: Barrie, 1893. Limited. hardcover. fine. 10 volumes, 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands. all edges gilt. Philadelphia: Barrie, (1893).<br/> <br/> Par…

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$6000.00


Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1891. hardcover. near fine. Frontispieces and other illustrations protected with tissue. 30 volumes. 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco; gilt-decorated spines with raised bands, a.e.g. Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1891. Near fine.<br…

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$6500.00


The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by SCOTT, Walter,Sir

hardcover. Frontis port., title pg. vignette, 10 vols., 8vo, full straight-grained morocco, gilt floral borders on covers, gilt dec. raised spines, top edges gilt (ex. lib., some foxing, spine slightly bumped). Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 182…

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$1000.00


A Newe Mape of Tartary; 1626 John Speed Map of Tartary by SPEED, John

London: George Humble, 1626. unbound. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 19.75".<br/><br/> This beautiful carte a figures map of Tartary by John Speed presents the many geography speculations found at a time …

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$3000.00


Outstanding Autographed Letter Signed about the Alexander Hamilton / Aaron Burr duel by FOOTE, Charles A. (1785 - 1828)

New York, 1804. unbound. very good. 2 pages (front and back), 8 x 6.25 inches, (New York), docketed in Charles Foote's hand, circa September 1804, to his brother, admonishing Aaron Burr and both participating "Seconds." in part: "...M…

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$3000.00


The Novels of Balzac by BALZAC, Honore de

Philadelphia: Barrie, 1895. hardcover. near fine. Over 350 fine full page etchings by various artists, each with tissue guards. 52 (of 53) volumes, 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, decoratively gilt spines, t.e.g. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1896- 1900. One of 1…

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$6500.00


Sonnets from the Portuguese; to which is prefaced a &quot;Little Journey&quot; to the home of the author, written by Elbert Hubbard by BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (HUBBARD, Elbert)

East Aurora: Roycroft, 1898. Limited. hardcover. fine. Initial letters in red & blue. 68 pp., Small folio, re-bound full black morocco letter in gilt. East Aurora: Roycroft Press, (1898). Limited Edition. Fine.<br/><br/> No. 190 of 450 …

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$2000.00


The Works of Charles Lever by LEVER, Charles

First. hardcover. very good. Illustrated by Phiz and Hablot K. Brown. 38 volumes. Various sizes ranging from small to tall, thick 8vo, all uniformly bound in olive morocco, gilt-stamped raised bands (shamrocks on spines), inner dentelles, t.e.g.; (spine…

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$4500.00


The Clans of the Scottish Highlands, Illustrated by Appropriate Figures, displaying their Dress, Tartans, Arms, Armorial Insignia, and Social Occupations,; from Original Sketches by R. R. McIan by McIAN, R. R. & LOGAN, James

London: Ackermann and Co, 1857. Second. hardcover. McIan, Robert Ronald. With Accompanying Description and Historical Memoranda of Character, Mode of Life, &c. by James Logan. Illustrated with 66 of 74 full-page chromolithographs. 2 volumes. Tall thi…

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$5850.00


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