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Uncle Tom’s Cabin; Or, Life Among the Lowly. by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Boston: John P. Jewett & Company. Cleveland, Ohio: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, 1852. 2 vols, 8vo, [iii], vi-x, [1], 13-312; [i-iii], iv, [1], 6-322 pp. With six engraved plates by Hammett Billings (three in each volume). Original publisher’s brown ...

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A Treatise concerning Heaven and Hell, containing a relation of many wonderful things therein, as heard and seen by the author, the Honourable Emanuel Swedenborg, Of the Senatorial Order of Nobles in the Kingdom of Sweden. Now first translated from the original Latin. by Swedenborg, Emanuel

London: James Phillips, George Yard, Lombard Street. And sold also by S. Leacroft, Charing Cross; T. Mills, Bristol; and E. Score, Exeter, MDCCLXXVIII [1778]. 4to, [2], lvii, [3], 412 pp. Early calf, modern rebacking, red morocco label, old ink signature...

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Songs of Innocence (and) Songs of Experience. by Blake, William

2 vols. Edmonton: William Muir, 1885. 2 vols. in one. 4to, 34; 30 leaves, hand-colored, with the original blue-gray wrappers as issued; copies No. 24 (Innocence) and 11 (Experience). Full dark red morocco, gilt top, gilt-lettered backstrip with gilt devi...

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Heidi's Lehr- Und Wander-Jahre.: Eine Geschichte Für Kinder Und Auch Für Solche, Welche Die Kinder Lieb Haben. Von Der Verfasserin Von "Ein Blatt Auf Vrony's Grab". [Together With:] Heidi Kann Brauchen, Was Es Gelernt Hat. by Spyri, Johanna

2 vols. Gotha: Perthes, 1880-1881. 2 vols., small 8vo, (4), 240; (4), 178 pp. Quarter green and quarter brown cloth, marbled boards, cloth tips. A very good set in original condition. § First editions of both parts in the original German. Last offered b...

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Make Way For Ducklings. by McCloskey, Robert

Roy. New York: The Viking Press, 1941. Roy. 8vo, [67] pp. Letterpress text and drawings in lithographic crayon on zinc, printed throughout in brown with title page lettered in green, pictorial endpapers. Beige cloth, lettered and pictorially stamped in...

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Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings. by Harris, Joel Chandler

8vo. New York: D. Appleton, 1881. 8vo, 231, [viii] ads pp. Illustrations by Frederick Church and James Moser. Original red cloth stamped in gold and black, a unusually bright, near fine copy with only faint soil to the backstrip and lower board. Enclos...

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The Faerie Queen: The Shepheards Calendar: Together with the Other Works of England's Arch-Poët, Edm. Spenser: Collected into one Volume, and carefully corrected. by Spenser, Edmund

Folio (10 x 7 ins. London: Printed by H. L. for Mathew Lownes, 1611. Folio (10 x 7 ins.), paginating thus: (Faerie Queen) [i-xvi], 363, [3, inc. final blank]; (Shepheards Calendar) [x], 56, (2, blank); (Prosopopoia) 16; (Colin Clout) [26]; (Prothalamion)...

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A Tale of Two Cities...With Illustrations By H. K. Browne. by Dickens, Charles

8vo. London: Chapman & Hall, MDCCCLIX (1859). 8vo, [ix], [1]-254, 16 etched plates including frontis and title vignette. Full olive green fine-diaper cloth, entirely stamped in blind with a three line border which encloses a rectangular frame within wh...

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Emma: a Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice" &c. &c. by [Austen, Jane]

3 vols. London: Printed for John Murray, 1816. 3 vols., sm. 8vo in 12s, (173 x 105 mm), [4], 322, [1, blank]; [4], 351, [352, printer's imprint]; [4], 363, [364, ads.] pp. Very early half calf, rebacked to style, blue/grey boards, tips scuffed. Ink signa...

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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. [The Muir facsimile]. by Blake, William

4to. London: Muir, 1885. 4to, 1p. preface by Muir, 27 leaves hand-colored, 1p. appendix, 2 leaves at the end in facsimile of Blake’s manuscript arrangement of the Songs of Innocence and of Experience, and the separate plate ‘A Divine Image’. Orig...

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. by Smith, Adam

London: W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, 1776. 2 vols., 4to, 12 x 9.25 inches or 305 x 240 mm (large-paper?), top edge just trimmed, other edges untrimmed; [12], 510 pp.; [4], 587, [588, ads] pp. Volume I: A(4) a(2) B-Z, Aa-Zz, 3A-3S(4) T(4) (-3T4 (blank), as ...

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Aurora Leigh. by Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

8vo. London: Chapman and Hall, 1857. 8vo, vi, 403 pp. Original green cloth lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers, a remarkably good copy with two bookplates, in a quarter red morocco box. § First edition, scarce, an interesting association copy of this gro...

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Illustrations of the Book of Job. by Blake, William

London: [plates dated] 1825 [but published 1826]. Folio, 320 x 254 mm, engraved title and 21 plates. Proofs on India paper mounted on handmade paper, some leaves watermarked J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1825. Matted, a brilliant set, with the original printed...

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[Five Christmas Books:] A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas; The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home; The Battle of Life. A Love Story; The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang An Old Year Out and A New Year In; The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. by Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall, MDCCCXLIII (1843); London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846; London: Bradbury & Evans, MDCCCXLVI (1846); London: Chapman & Hall, MDCCCXLV (1845); London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. 5 vols., 8vo, illustrated with engravings see below for the di...

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Illuminated leaf from a Book of Hours with St. Nicholas and St. Sebastian. by Illuminated manuscript leaf on vellum

Britanny: c. 1430. 7.8” x 5.6”. Illuminated leaf on vellum, from a Book of Hours with two large miniatures of St. Nicholas blessing the three children in the pickling tub, and of St. Sebastian tied to a pillar in a mountainous landscape while two arc...

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