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The Complete Works of Charles Dickens [Fireside Edition] by DICKENS, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall, 1905. hardcover. near fine. 22 volumes. Frontispiece in each volume and many other illustrations throughout, after the original plates by Cruikshank, Browne (Phiz), Tenniel, and others. Small 8vos, bound in contemporary 3/4 g...

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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. First issue, dated April, 1908 on the copyright page, with 8 page publisher's...

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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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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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The Bluest Eye by MORRISON, Toni

New York: Holt Rinehart, 1970. First. hardcover. near fine/near fine. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. (slightly browned). New York: Holt, Rinehart, (1970). First Edition. A near fine copy of her uncommon first book, inscribed, "To.... from Toni 11...

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland AND Through The Looking Glass by CARROLL, Lewis

London: Macmillan, 1866. First. hardcover. fine. Tenniel, John. Black and white illustrations by John Tenniel. 2 volumes. Beautifully bound by Bayntun in full red morocco with gilt vignette of the White Rabbit and the Red Queen on the front covers and g...

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Cram's Universal Terrestrial Globe by CRAM, George F

Indianapolis: George F. Cram & Co. Tabletop globe. 9 inch diameter. 12 inches tall including turned wood stand on rectangular base. 2 sets of 12 coated-paper gores over pasteboard. Circular cartouche in south-east Indian Ocean. Some chipping to varni...

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Sepher Maphteah Shelomo; (Book of the Key of Solomon). An Exact Facsimile of an Original Book of Magic in Hebrew by GOLLANZ, Herman

London: Oxford University Press, 1914. First. hardcover. very good(+). xxiii introduction and table of contents, 158 pages of the facsimile manuscript, 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 burgundy morocco, with an ornately gilt spine and leather label. Londo...

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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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Gone With The Wind by MITCHELL, Margaret

New York: Macmillan, 1936. First. hardcover. fine. Thick 8vo, re-bound in gray leather with black spine labels, lettered in gilt. N.Y.: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition. Published in May, 1936. Autographed by Mitchell, with a 1936 ownership inscription....

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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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New Terrestrial Globe by NEWTON, John & BERRY, Miles

London, 1831. Miniature globe in turned walnut case with domed lid. 1.5 inch diameter. 12 hand colored globe gores with original varnish and metal pins at each pole which enable the globe to spin in the case. Cartouche set in north Pacific. Stains along ...

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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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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". This beautiful carte a figures map of Tartary by John Speed presents the many geography speculations found at a time when parts of Asia w...

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Catch-22 by HELLER, Joseph

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First. hardcover. very good(+)/good. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First Edition. Presentation copy. To.... Who's been collecting me for longer than I realized....I hope there'l...

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