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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (Better known as Wealth of Nations.) by Smith, Adam

London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell 1789, 5th edition. (Hardcover set) x,499, vi,518,[5], v,465,[50] pp. Good. 3 volumes bound in full calf. The bindings are heavily worn with the covers of vol.1 and the front cover of vol.2 detached and the back cover ...

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Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh; The History of the Ti-Ping Revolution, Including a Narrative of the Author's Personal Adventures (2 Volumes) by Lin-Le (Also known as Augustus F. Lindley)

London: Day & Son 1866. (Hardcover) Good to very good. 842pp. Original cloth with illustrations and titles in gilt. 21 chromolithographs (including 2 folding maps). 9 woodcut engravings in the text. Presentation inscription dated 1868 on the front...

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The Poetical Works of John Keats (Contributor Monckton Milnes--Memoir.) by Keats, John (Contributor Monckton Milnes: Memoir; Illustrations by George Scharf.)

London: Edward Moxon 1854. (Leather binding) Very good, no dust jacket. 375pp. Gilt decorated fine leather binding with inner dentelles and marbled endpapers. All edges gilt, engraved frontispiece tipped in. Illustrated by 120 designs, original and fr...

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The World Crisis; The Aftermath by Churchill, Winston S

London: Thornton Butterworth 1929, 1st edition, first state. (Hardcover) Very good plus in very good dust jacket. 474pp. Blue cloth stamped in blind and with gilt titles on the spine. The first state printing without the errata slip, 4 folding maps, a...

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Dictionnaire Raisonne du Mobilier Francais de L'epoque Carlovingienne a la Renaissance by Viollet-Le-Duc, E

Paris: Librairie Grund et Maguet [no date]. (Hardcover set) 443, 535, 478, 506, 498, 489pp. Very good. A stunning set in 6 volumes bound in 3 / 4 burgundy leather with marbled boards. Top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon page markers, 2154 detai...

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The Bible, That is the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament, Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers Languages. With most profitable Annotations upon all hard places, and other things of great importance. by Bible in English

London: Deputies of Christopher Barker 1599. (Hardcover) Good, no dust jacket. Stamped brown leather boards recently rebacked with plain brown leather spine. Lacking the preliminary leaves including the first title with the cut of the crossing of the ...

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Ein Verbessertes Lesesystem Mit Erhoten Buchstaben Fur Die Blinden by Moon, William

Brighton [1859]. (oblong 4to stiff paper covers) Very good. [1], 34pp. 35 stiff sheets stapled together and bound with a plain paper wrapper. The first sheet is the key to Moon's German Alphabet. The following 34 pages is the story of the birth of...

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