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The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation by Asimov, Isaac

New York: Gnome Press, 1953. Mixed. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Asimov's famous series, complete in 3 volumes. All stated first editions, mixed issue. Hardcovers. Published 1951, 1952 and 1953. Individual descriptions: 1. Foundation. Blue boards...

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$1,600.00


The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New (1701, folio lectern Bible in original binding) - the first Bible to cite the central chronological event as Christ's birth, marking time as either 'Before Christ' or 'Anno Domini' by (Bible in English)

London: Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1701. Hardcover. Very Good. Published 1701, King James version, lectern folio (18.75 inches, 47.5 cm), in contemporary dark brown full calf with heavily gilt decorated spine with a pattern of gil...

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$1,650.00


Irish Megalith," Original photograph by Paul Caponigro, with test print by Caponigro, Paul

Very Good. 1967 Original photograph, 9.5 x 13.5 inches, mounted on matboard trimmed to size. Signed, titled, and dated on the verso by Caponigro. In very good condition with slightest bumping to the corners and two small tape remainders on the verso. ...

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$1,080.00


Ca. 1817 Chess and Backgammon set, in box made to imitate a two volume folio set and W. Lewis' 2 volume Oriental Chess (1817) by CHESS; BACKGAMMON; W. Lewis

London: J. M. Richardson, 1817. Hardcover. Very Good. Leather-backed boards with marbled foredges with original hinges, bound to imitate a 2 volume folio set of leather bound books. With all 32 original wooden chess pieces (and two extras), and 28 backg...

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$1,280.00


This Then is Consecrated Lives, Being Essays by Elbert Hubbard by Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora: The Roycrofters / Roycroft Press, 1904. First printing. Paperback. Good. First edition, 1904. Limp suede wraps with gilt title on front cover, silk endpapers, 101 pp., Good copy, erasable pencil-notations to the text, light soiling or disc...

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$30.00


Lapsus Linguae - Dites:... Ne Dites Pas... 34 Eaux-Fortes, Tirage a 150 Exemplaires (1923?) by (Erotic Engravings) (Courbouleix, Léon)

(Paris): The Artist, 1923. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, 1923, limited to 150 copies, 34 etchings plus etched title page, 4to (11 inches, 28 cm), half bliue cloth, marbled boards, leather spine label, very funny and erotic engravi...

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$1,250.00


Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (1779 second edition) by Hume, David

London: NP, 1779. Hardcover. Good. Stated Second Edition, 1779. 8vo, contemporary flame calf, gilt spine, red morocco title label, very good copy, some neat restoration to outer joints, lacking black spine label, probably with a volume number, as this w...

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$1,000.00


$1,600.00


The Works (Plays) of Shakespeare, Bell's Edition, 13 volumes, 1785-1787. Wth 36 plays in 9 volumes, three volumes of 'Annotations' by Steevens and Johnson, and a Prolegomena volume publishing much on Shakespeare's life and the development of drama from classical times to Shakespeare's era by Shakespeare, William; edited by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens

London: Printed for John Bell, 1787. Hardcover. Very Good. 13 volumes, published 1785-1787, very good with light rubbing to bindings. each volume containing a number of works, each with its own separate title page. Bell's edition, edited by Johnson ...

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$1,000.00


Five Decades of Epistles of Warre (1622) by Markham, Francis

London: Augustine Matthewes, 1622. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. First printing, 1622. Tall contemporary sprinkled calf gilt (11.7 x 7.7 inches), pp. (12 - first leaf blank), 200. Fine copy, light soil to title page, some minor marginal soil and...

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$1,710.00


The Holly Tree by Dickens, Charles; Elbert Hubbard

East Aurora, NY: Elbert Hubbard/ Roycroft Press, 1905. softcover. Very Good. 1905. Softcover,8vo. in full suede with gilt title and silk ribbon. 66pp. Very good. Wear to edges, wrinkling to endpapers. Contents very clean and bright. Specially printed an...

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$30.00


Step On It and Show Some Pep Pop-Up Valentine by (Greeting cards, Valentine, Americana)

USA: n/a, 1940. Colorful pop-up 1940s Valentine of dancing children and monkeys. Measures 7 by 10 inches, all moving parts in working order, contemporary inscription on verso. Very good. Light edge wear, part of pop-up separating from backing, else clean...

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$35.00


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