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The Origin of Species by Darwin, Charles

The Origin of Species. London: John Murray, 1882. Sixth Edition 24th Thousand. Partially unopened. 8vo. Original blind-stamped, green cloth binding; minor wear to corners and bottom of spine; Housed in full green Morocco Clamshell box. Many signatures hav...

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$1,200.00


A Journal of a Voyage Round the World by Cook, James

A JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP ENDEAVOUR, IN THE YEARS 1768, 1769, 1770 AND 1771. (Cook, James) [Magra, James] London: T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, 1771. 1st edition first printing, 4to, pp. [leaf - title] [leaf dedication wi...

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$43,500.00


Alice's Adventures Under Ground by Carroll, Lewis

ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDER GROUND BEING A FACSIMILE OF THE ORIGINAL MS. Carroll, Lewis. London: Macmillan 1886 ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDER GROUND BEING A FACSIMILE OF THE ORIGINAL MS. BOOK AFTERWARDS DEVELOPED INTO "ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND"., 1886. Pp...

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$3,200.00


The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Darwin, Charles

The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication. London: John Murray, 1867 & 1868. First Edition, first issue. Two octavo volumes. 8vo. Original green cloth; titled in gilt on spine; binding with some wear along hinges and corners; dark green endp...

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$4,200.00


THE THREE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK. by Cook

THE THREE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK. COOK, Capt. James (1728-1779) Published by London 1773-1785. (1785) ALL FIRST EDITIONS OF COOK'S THREE VOYAGES PLUS ATLAS & Kippis Life of Captain James Cook, Cook, James. Set of all three voyages, all in first e...

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$56,000.00


Iconologia by Ripa, Cesare

RIPA, Cesare Iconologia/ Nella quale si descrivono diverse Imagini di Virtu, Vitij, Affecti, Passioni humane, Arti, Discipline, Humori, Elementi, Corpi Celesti, Provincie d'Italia, Fiumi, tutte le parti del Mondo, ed'altre infinite material. Published: Si...

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$4,500.00


Fear and Loathing in America by Thompson, Hunter S

FEAR AND LOATHING IN AMERICA. The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist 1968 - 1976 Thompson, Hunter S. Signed Limited Edition Published by Simon & Schuster, NY (2000) Simon & Schuster, NY, 2000. First Edition. Limited issue signed by Thompson on the fro...

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$1,250.00


Works of Lord Byron by Byron, Lord George

17 volumes, octavo Finely bound by Root & Son in ½ light blue Morocco, elaborate gilt tooling to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Very good condition, Vol I has signs of light water stain to ...

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$1,875.00


The Vicar of Wakefield by Goldsmith, Oliver

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. OLIVER GOLDSMITH. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Signed and numbered edition. Published by: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd,: London. 1929. Quarto. Publisher's original vellum boards, gilt title to spine and front board, triple rule to ...

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$1,550.00


Louis the Fourteenth and the Court of France in the Seventeenth Century

Inlaid throughout and extra illustrated into 6 Vols with the insertion of 450 portraits and numerous views including many in colour, with printed title pages and index to the illustrations specially printed for this copy. With a superb tipped in autograph...

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$6,750.00


The Life of George Morland by Dawe, George

Dickinson s, London, 1904. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition Thus. Book. Folio - over 12. No. 16 of 175 of the Edition de Luxe printed on Japon Vellum paper, Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, with 11 hand-colored plates, 51 other black and...

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$1,250.00


The Works of Booth Tarkington by Tarkington, Booth

THE WORKS OF BOOTH TARKINGTON Seawood Edition Complete set 27 vols Tarkington, Booth Published by Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, New York (1922-1932) Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, New York, 1922. Hardcover. top page edges gilt, others n...

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$1,800.00


Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times. by Shaftesbury, Anthony, Earl of

Very Good. First Edition. Contemporary calf, gilt-stamped lettering in red leather spine label (5 raised bands); 3 volumes, 8vo (5 x 7.5 inches); pp. iv, [4], 364; 443; [4], 344, [88] (index, ads "Books Printed for, and Sold by William Taylor, at the Ship...

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$1,250.00


A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific and Round the World by Vancouver, Captain George

A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN, AND ROUND THE WORLD; in which the Coast of North-West America has been Carefully Examined and Accurately Surveyed. Undertaken Principally with a View to Ascertain the Existence of any Navigable Communicat...

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$8,700.00


Il Gazzettiere Americano by Coltellini, Marco

IL GAZZETTIERE AMERICANO. MARCO COLTELLINI. Published by: Marco Coltellini, Livorno. 1763. Three large matching volumes in contemporary vellum bindings. Ink titles on spines, 5 raised bands. Laid paper. Folio 31.75 x 24.8 cm. Excellent condition. Illustra...

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$4,200.00


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