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The Southern Cook Book of Fine Old Recipes

322 Old Dixie Recipes. Compiled and Edited by Lillie S. Lustig, S. Claire Sondheim, Sarah Rensel. Decorations by H. Charles Kellum. 48 pp. 23,5x16 cm. Culinary Arts Press, 1939. --- Wooden covers, curved and painted. B&W illustrations. Unmarked. ...

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Bryce's Thumb English Dictionary (Miniature)

Comprising: Besides the ordinary and newest words in the language, short explanations of a large number of scientific, philosophical, literary, and technical terms. 386 pp. 5,8x4,5 cm. David Bryce and Son, Glasgow, n.d. (1890-1900) --- Full leather, gilt...

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Picturesque America; or The Land We Live In

A Delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. With illustrations of steel and wood, by eminent American artists. Edited by William Cu...

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Athènes aux XVe, XVIe et XVIIe siècles (2 Tomes) by Laborde, Léon, comte de

D' après des documents inédits. Tome premier: xviii+276 pp. Tome second: 392 pp. 25,2x16,5 cm. Chez Jules Renouard et Cie, Libraires, Paris, 1854. Mixtes techniques d'illustration. Un des premiers livres illustrés par la photographie, contenant deux c...

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The Aesop for Children

With pictures by Milo Winter. 112 pp. 31x25 cm. Rand McNally & Co., Chicago, 1928. --- Cloth-bound (publishers cloth), gilt lettering on spine. Wear to extremities. Pictorial front cover. Previous owners name written on first blank page. Illustrated endp...

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Un Homme et son Péché by Grignon, Claude-Henri

Roman. Edition définitive illustrée de neuf bois de Maurice Gaudreau. 251 pp. 21x15.5 cm. Les Editions du Vieux Chêne, Montréal, 1935. Edition numérotée, No. 82/500 sur vélin supérieur, portant la signature de l'auteur. En plus, dédicace de l'aut...

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The Works of Virgil

Translated by John Dryden. In three volumes (here, the first and the second). Vol. I: xxxvii+158 pp.+an engraved portrait of the author. Vol. II: 214 pp.+a folding map (The voyage of Aeneas as described by Virgil. 24x18,5 cm.) 12x7,7 cm. Printed by Robert...

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The Holy Bible (Mini book)

Containing the Old Testament and the New; Translated out of the Original Tongues; And with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. Two plates h.t. 10,8x7 cm. Sanborn & Carter, Portland, 1845. --- Leather bound, gilt lettering on spine. S...

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In Greece by Baud-Bovy, D. and Boissonnas, Fred

With a preface by Théophile Homolle. Translated from the French by Charles Frederic Hardy. First english language edition. 132 pp.+ 40 full-page photogravure plates with printed tissue guards and 86 illustrations in the text. 39x31 cm. Éditions d'Art Fr...

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The Book of Common Prayer / Hymns Ancient and Modern (Mini book)

* The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England. Together with the Psalter, of Psalms of David. Printed by C. J. Clay & Sons, at the University ...

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The Bible in Miniature; Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments (Miniature)

188 pp. 5,2x4,5 cm. With 9 full-page engravings in-text. Printed by H. Mozley, Gainsborough, 1815. --- Leather bound (modern binding). Gilt lettering on spine. Trace of tape on first engraving. A note written on the last two blank pages, before endpapers...

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The Glory that was Greece by Stobart, J. C

A Survey of Hellenic Culture & Civilisation. xxv+289 pp.+91 illustrations, 2 photogravures and 1 plate in colour, h.t. 27x19 cm. Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., London, 1911. Ex libris W. E. Stanley Merrett. ...

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The Spiritual Quixote, or The Summer's Ramble of Mr. Geoffry Wildgoose by Graves, Richard

A Comic Romance. To which is prefixed The Life of the Author. xiv+578 pp. 12,8x7 cm. London, 1808. --- Half leather. Covers are detached. Text in english. Engraved frontispiece. Pages bright and clean. Unmarked. No foxing....

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The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Field, Eugene

The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field. First edition. xiii+253 pp.+2 pl. h.t. 19,5x13,5 cm. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1896. --- Cloth-bound (publishers cloth), with gilt lettering and decoration. Some wear to extremities. Top edges gil...

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Iles de la Grèce by Lacroix, M. Louis

L'Univers - Histoire et description de tous les peuples. iv+644 pp.+ 32 gravures h.t. 21,9x13,6 cm. Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, Paris, 1881. --- Text in french. Cloth-bound. Some wear to the edges of the spine. Some pages are being repaired with ta...

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