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Boston Cooking-School Cook Book [Revised Second Edition]. by Farmer Fannie Merritt 1857-1915

Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1912. Illustrated by 100 half tone illustrations. 1st printing of Revised 2nd edition. c.1896, 1900-05; 1906. Rebound in-house by KTB in honey cloth, gilt stamped spine and new Shepards Machine Age Compatible endpapers. 8vo…

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GONE WITH THE WIND. by Mitchell, Margaret 1900-49

New York: MacMillan (Brown Brothers), August 1936. Later printing in published year edition. c.May 1936; June (2 times); July (3 times); August (4 times). Rebound in-house by KTB in acid free materials: dark teal cloth with impressed diamond designs, pape…

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Christmas Carol in Prose being a Ghost Story of Yule-Tide, A. by Dickens, Charles 1812-1870

East Aurora NY: The Roycroft Shop, 1902. Illustrated by Port tissue frontis, "Title page, headbands and tailpieces by Samuel Warner. Compositor Charles Rosen, Pressman Otto Franz. Copy. First thus edition. c.1843. Original suede yapped binding reboun…

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MASKEE, A SHANGHAI SKETCHBOOK by Schiff. by Schiff [Friedrich H.] 1908-68

N.P. [Shanghai?]: N.P. [The Yellow Hall?], n.d. [ca. 1940?]. Illustrated by Title and 20 hand colored pages (30 separate illustrations, 13 captioned). Limited signed edition. "Of this book only a limited and numbered edition has been printed. Each b…

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Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner as related by himself. With a Biographical Memoir of the author and a Life of Alexander Selkirk, by whose residence on the island of Juan Fernandez the work was suggested. by Defoe, Daniel 1661-1731

Philadelphia: Hubbard Bros, 1872. Illustrated by "Profusely illustrated" in black and white. First thus edition. c.1719. Original green blind-stamped cloth boards and gilt print spine restored with acid free cloth backing, new Dodin endpapers, n…

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Tougher than Tough, The Story of Jamaican Music. by Barrow, Steve, text

New York: Island Records & Mango Records, 1993. Illustrated by Adrian Boot photos, color reproductions. First edition. Limited edition 146212. gloss pictorial paper boards, 4 CDS. Tall 8vo. pp. 65. Near Fine/Fine CDS. Small nick to rear cover, else fi…

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WORKS (La Comedie Humaine). by Balzac, Honore de 1799-1850

Philadelphia: George Barrie (Printed for subscribers), 1896-1900. Illustrated by Remarque (double) frontispieces (except Vols. 50 & 51) and etchings. Nationale edition. "Memorial Edition of which there have been printed 100 copies; lettered A to …

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PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, 19th Century high varnished honey-colored wood picturing six engraved Scottish scenes with brass clasp, leather spine and 26 boards all edges gilt with leather joints, 104 embellished photograph slots by [Scotland]

ca.1871. Illustrated by Dunolly Castle, Eban; Iona Cathedral; St. Martin's Cross, Iona; Inveraray Cross; Dunstafnage Castle on boards; photographic 6.5x10.5cm cards by Patterson, N. Bowness, F. Bedford, G. Wilson, London Stereocopic Co., T. Edge. Wood…

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PILGRIM'S PROGRESS from this World from that Which is to Come Delivered under the similtude of a Dream, The. by Bunyan, John (1628-1688)

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1979. Illustrated by 12 water colors by William Blake. First thus edition. c.1678. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written, Limited Edition. Full green leather, decorated gilt, moire endpapers, marking ribbon, aeg. 8vo. pp. xv, …

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NATIVE SON. by Wright, Richard 1908-60

New York & London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1940. [True] Stated First (SD) with "A-P" below First Edition on copyright page edition. Original blue cloth with red, gray and blue labels uniquely rebound in-house by KTB in acid free J.…

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HISTORY OF THE INDUCTIVE SCIENCES, From the Earliest to the Present Times, In Three Volumes. by Whewell, Rev. William 1794-1866

London: John W. Parker, West Strand, 1837. First edition. 3 volumes. Rebound in-house by KTB in dark green J.Hewit acid free calf backed green and new acid free marbled boards with gilt leather spine labels and acid free endpapers. Demy 8vo. pp. xxxvi, 43…

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Charlemagne, or the Church delivered : an epic poem in twenty-four books. Complete two volumes. by Bonaparte, Lucien [Prince of Canino & Musignano ] 1775-1840

Philadelphia: Published by John Conrad & Co., J. Maxwell Printer-I; William Fry printer-II, 1815. Translated by Rev. S. Butler (1774-1839) and the Rev. Francis Hodgson (1781-1852) from the French. First edition. 2 volumes. Rebound in-house by Karen Th…

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Ver. Beck's Bears in Mother Goose Land with new lines by Hanna Rion, old lines by Mother Goose herself. by Ver Beck, Frank

New York: George Doran, [ca. 1910]. Illustrated by Frank Ver. Beck. First edition. Original was green cloth with pictorial topboard pastedown, thick paper issue. Square 4to. pp. unpaginated. Very Good. Rebound in Green J. Hewit morocco, Dodin endpapers, l…

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