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Dombey and Son by Dickens, Charles

London, Eng: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First Edition in Book Form. Hardcover. Near Fine. Browne, H.K.. xvi, [2], 624 p.: frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 38 additional leaves of plates; 22 cm. The First Edition in book form, with the Bradbu…

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The American's Guide: The Constitutions of the United States of America, with the Latest Amendments; also the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, with the Federal Constitution, and Acts for the Government of the Territories

Philadelphia: William McCarty, 1813. Hardcover. Very Good -. "Printed by William & David Robinson, Trenton." [4], 380 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary full tree calf with six spine compartments between gilt rules. Leather label in second compartm…

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McLagan Grand Master Furniture -- Catalogue No. 13

Stratford, Ont: McLagan Furniture Co, 1915. Paperback. Very Good -. [1], 31 leaves: illustrations; 31 x 45 cm. Brown card covers with gilt embossed cover title; stapled. No date of publication. George McLagan established his furniture business in Str…

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Mosses from an Old Manse by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846. Hardcover. Very Good. Two parts in one volume: [8], 207, [1], 211, [1] p.; 19 cm. Modern rebacking of contemporary leather spine and corners with original marbled paper over boards. Original brown endpapers. Series t…

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An Original Draught of the Primitive Church: In Answer to a Discourse, entituled, An Enquiry into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity, and Worship, of the Primitive Church, that flourish'd within the first Three Hundred Years after Christ; by a presbyter of the Church of England by Sclater, William

London: Geo. Strahan, and J. Bowyer, 1727. Hardcover. Good. The Third Edition. [24], 356 p.; 20 cm. Signatures: A8 a4 B-Z8 2A2 (8vo). 18th-century Cambridge-style binding with blind-tooled and blind-rolled decoration. Publishers' catalogs on 2 p…

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An Impartial Account of the Trial of Lord Conwallis [sic] by Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis [Cornwallis of Eye, Charles Cornwallis, Baron]

London: s.n., 1679. Pamphlet. Near Fine -. [2], 12 p.; 30 cm. Signatures: [A]2 B-C2 D1 (folio). Pages are untrimmed. "4" in ink at lower edge of title page. Wing I-78. Published anonymously but attributed to the defendant, Charles Cornwal…

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The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India; and a Concise History of the Great Military Events which have tended to Consolidate British Empire in Hindostan; by Charles Ball [2 volumes] by Ball, Charles

London and New York: London Printing and Publishing Co, 1858. Hardcover. Very Good +. "Illustrated with Battle Scenes, Views of Places, Portraits and Maps, Beautifully Engraved on Steel." 2 volumes: [8], 2, vii, [1], 647, [1] p.; [4], viii, 6…

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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. [12 volumes] by Johnson, Samuel

London, Eng: Luke Hansard & Sons, 1810. Hardcover. Very Good. Fittler, James. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy. Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons [vols. 9-12 printed by J. Nichols and Son] for…

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The History of Ancient Greece, Its Colonies and Conquests; From the Earliest Accounts till the Division of the Macedonian Empire in the East; Including the History of Literature, Philosophy, and the Fine Arts [4 volumes] by Gillies, John

Philadelphia: James Y. Humphreys, 1822. Hardcover. Good. Second American from the last London edition. 4 volumes ([2], 380, 358, 359, 395 p.): frontispiece maps (folded) in vols. 1 and 2; 22 cm. Contemporary calf with irregular dark horizontal pattern…

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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Army, Through the Revolutionary War; and the First President of the United States [George Dawson Coleman] by Bancroft, Aaron

Boston: T. Bedlington, 1826. Hard Cover. Very Good -. 2 volumes: each with a frontispiece and an added engraved title page; 15 cm. Contemporary full calf with five spine compartments between double gilt rules; black spine label in second compartment wi…

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A Paraphrase, and Annotations Upon all the Books of the New Testament: Briefly explaining all the difficult places thereof by H. Hammond [extra-illustrated with 6 Cluer Dicey & Co. plates] by Hammond, Henry

London: Printed by J. Flesher for Richard Royston, 1653. Hardcover. Very Good. [6], xii, 1008, [20] pages; 34 cm. Later homemade plain calf cover over original? binding with seven spine compartments between raised bands. Engraved title vignette; woodc…

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Father Tuck's "Old Rhymes" ABC

London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1895. Paperback. Good. [14] p.: 4 full-page chromolithographed illustrations and many orange-and-black in-text illustrations: 28 cm. Chromolithographed illustrated stiffened paper covers. No date of publication, but pr…

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Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science, and Art vol. 1 Jan. to June 1853 by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; Thoreau, Henry David; Bremer, Fredrika

New York: G.P. Putnam & Co, 1853. Hardcover. Very Good. iv, 703, [1] p., 1 leaf of a plate showing the residence of J.P. Kennedy, Ellicott's Mills, Md., 1 double-page wood-engraved view of New York City: in-text illustrations, map; 24 cm. Conte…

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A Tale Of The Times [2 volumes] by West, Jane

Alexandria, Va: Cottom and Stewart, 1801. Hardcover. Very Good. Full imprint: "Alexandria: Printed by Cottom and Stewart, for Robert and John Gray, Alexandria; and for Conrad and Co., Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington City." 2 volumes: 256, 248 p…

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Der Psalter des Königs und Propheten Davids, verduetschet von D. Martin Luther, mit kurzen Summarien oder Inhalt jedes Psalmen; und mit vielen Parallelen oder gleichen Schrift-stellen by Bible. O.T. Psalms. German. Luther

Germantown, Pa: Michael Billmeyer, 1809. Hardcover. Very Good -. Die siebente Auflage. 252 p.; 15 cm. Signatures: A-K12 L6 (12mo). Contemporary full calf with plain blind-ruled decoration. One clasp, intact. First Century of German Language Printing…

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