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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EPPA HUNTON by Hunton, Eppa

Richmond: The William Byrd Press, 1933. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. xx, 268 pp., frontispiece and 2 additional portraits. First Edition, number 59 of 100 copies, signed by Eppa Hunton, IV on the limitation page. Additional inscription by Hun...

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$4,500.00


Shakespeare Head Press] NOBLE & JOYOUS BOKE ENTYTLED LA MORTE DARTHUR BY SYR THOMAS MALORY by Malory, Sir Thomas | woodcuts reproduced from Wynkyn de Worde's edition of 1498

Oxford: Printed by Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1933. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. Quarto. [4], xxviii, 316; [4], 373, [3] pp. Limited edition, number 107 of 350 copies; printed in red and black Caslon with woodcuts reproduced from Wy...

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$1,750.00


Shakespeare Head Press] THE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (8 Volumes, Complete w/ Prospectus) by Spenser, Edmund | edited by W. L. Renwick; woodcuts by Hilda Quick and initials by Joscelyne Gaskin

Oxford: Printed by Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1930-1932. Half Leather. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. Quarto. Vol I: [8], 307 (signature "t" repeats pp. 137-144, as issued), [1 (blank)]; II: [8], 252; III: [8], 221, [3 (blank)]; IV: [8], 2...

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$2,000.00


OFFICIAL ENTRY BLANK by Ted Kooser

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1969. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. Signed by Kooser on the title page.. Extremely uncommon hard cover edition of Kooser's first book; a bright clean binding; a bit o...

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$2,000.00


American Independence] A MEMORIAL, MOST HUMBLY ADDRESSED TO THE SOVEREIGNS OF EUROPE, ON THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW WORLD [bound with] OBSERVATIONS ON THE NATURE OF CIVIL LIBERTY, THE PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE JUSTICE AND POLICY OF THE WAR WITH AMERICA (1776) by Pownall, Thomas] and Richard Price

London: printed for J. Almon, 1780. Full Leather. Good binding. Octavo. Octavo. [2], viii, 127, [1] pp. First edition. Bound in contemporary calf with red morocco title label on the spine; spine desiccated and darkened; weak at the center; front board h...

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$1,600.00


UNVEILING AND DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT TO HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE.... And Minutes of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Reunion of Hood's Texas Brigade Association..... Together with a Short Monument and Brigade Association History and Confederate Scrap Book. by Chilton, Frank B. (compiler)

Houston: F. B. Chilton, 1911. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. Quarto. 372, [2] pp., plates. First edition, inscribed by Chilton. Original, unrepaired bindings are seldom seen; this copy is in the original boards with titling in gold on the front cover, but h...

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$1,000.00


Shakespeare Head Press] THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER (8 Volumes, Complete, w/Prospectus) by Chaucer, Geoffrey | edited by Alfred W. Pollard; illustrations by Hugh Chesterman and Lynton Lamb; lettering for the title pages and headings was designed by Joscelyne Gaskin

Oxford: Printed by Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1928-9. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Quarto. Vol I: [6], 224; II: [6], 213; III: [6], 201; IV: [6], 217; V: [6], 177; VI: [6], 300, [1]; VII: [8], 250; VIII: [6], 252, [1] pp., with bifoli...

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$1,850.00


California Gold Rush] DESCRIPTION DE LA NOUVELLE CALIFORNIE: GEOGRAPHIQUE, POLITIQUE ET MORALE.... by Ferry, Hypolite

Paris: L. Maison, 1850. Half Leather. Very Good binding. 12mo. [4], 386 pp., frontis, maps, plates. Backed in maroon calf with marbled paper over boards. Spine ends and corners lightly worn; light to moderate foxing to the contents. Large folding map of...

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$1,250.00


FOUR YEARS A SOLDIER by David E. Johnston, A Member of Company “D,” Seventh Virginia Infantry, and Sergeant-Major of the Regiment by Johnston, David E

Princeton, WV, 1887. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. 12mo. 437, [1 blank], ix (index), [1 blank]. First Edition, signed and inscribed by Johnston in pencil on the first blank. Recased in black buckram with original front cover laid down; textblock trimme...

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$2,500.00


OBSERVATIONS ON MOUNT VESUVIUS, MOUNT ETNA, AND OTHER VOLCANOS [bound with] THE GRAVE BY ROBERT BLAIR TO WHICH IS ADDED GRAY'S ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD by W[illiam] Hamilton | Robert Blair & Thomas Gray

London: T. Cadell, 1772. First Edition, one of 750 copies. Full Leather. Good+ binding. Octavo. iv, 179, [1] p. (A2, B-M8, N2). 5 plates and 1 folding map; map has early repair on the back along the fold; some toning from that repair is visible on the f...

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$1,650.00


THE HISTORY OF VIRGINIA, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT TO THE PRESENT DAY (4 Volumes, Complete) by Burk, John | volume four continued by Skelton Jones and L. H. Girardin

Petersburg, VA: printed for the author, by Dickson & Pescud [and] M. W. Dunnavant, 1804, 1805, 1816. Full Leather. Good binding. Octavo. Vol. I: ii, iv, 348; II: 335, [1 (blank)], lxii; III: 469; IV: viii, 538, xv, [1 (blank)], [1 (errata)], [1 (blan...

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$3,000.00


HISTORY OF KERSHAW'S BRIGADE, with Complete Roll of Companies, Biographical Sketches, Incidents, Anecdotes, etc. by Dickert, D. Augustus | introduction by Y. J. Pope

Newberry, SC: Elbert H. Aull Company, 1899. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. 583, [1 (blank)], 5 (index), [1 (blank)], 2 (errata) pp., 10 plates. First edition. In gray cloth with title in gold on the spine--likely an early 20th century rebinding....

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$2,250.00


Cover Title | REMINISCENCES OF HIS CAPTURE AND ESCAPE FROM PRISON AND ADVENTURES WITHIN THE FEDERAL LINES by a Member of Mosby's Command, with a Narrative by a C. S. Naval Officer by Rahm, Frank H. and Edward R. Archer]

Richmond: Daniel Murphy, 1895. Original Wrappers. Good+ binding. Octavo. [2], 48 pp. First edition. In printed wrapper; title and imprint on the front cover. Both original wrappers are largely complete with 1/2" strip of loss near the spine and chipping...

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$1,500.00


GOLF IN AMERICA, a Practical Manual by Lee, James P

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1895. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. vi, 5-194 pp., plates. First edition. In publisher's yellow cloth with vignette title stamped in green and silver on the front cover and the spine. Covers soiled as is so often the case; s...

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$1,100.00


THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS by Timlin, William M

London: George G. Harrap & Co, (1923). Vellum Binding. near Very Good binding. Folio. 96 leaves. First and only edition, one of 2000 copies. As issued, backed in cream parchment with gray paper boards; gilt title vignette stamped to the spine and title ...

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$1,500.00


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