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THE DANCE OF DEATH by (COLOR PLATE BOOKS). HOLBEIN, HANS

London: Printed by C. Whittingham, for John Harding, 1804. 175 x 105 mm. (6 7/8 x 4 1/8"). 70 pp., [1] leaf (ads).Preface and description of plates by Francis Douce. EXCELLENT CONTEMPORARY CRIMSON STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, GILT, BY R. WALLIS for C. E. Lau…

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$3,640.00


(THE MACKLIN BIBLE) by (BINDINGS - GEORG FRIEDRICH KRAUSS). BIBLE IN ENGLISH

London: T. Bensley for T. Macklin [final volume Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies], 1800 [for the six volumes of the Bible], 1816 [for the Apocrypha]. First Printing of this Edition. 480 x 385 mm. (19 x 15 1/8"). One leaf in the Apocrypha (3P2, comprisin…

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$88,400.00


PROGRESS OF NATIONS. THE STORY OF THE WORLD AND OF ITS PEOPLES FROM THE DAWN OF HISTORY TO THE PRESENT DAY by (HISTORY - EUROPEAN). (BINDINGS - FINELY BOUND SETS). (DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS). JERNEGAN, MARCUS WILSON, F. LEE BENNS, [and] AVERY ODELLE CRAVEN

Chicago: Department of Rehabilitation, Disabled American Veterans of the World War, 1930-31. The Unknown Soldier Edition, prepared for "National Patrons of Honor." (This is copy #604, "especially prepared for Mrs. Eli K. Robinson."). 229 x 156 mm. (9 x 6…

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$1,872.00


THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN WHICH HAS ALSO BEEN CALLED THE LAND OF LIVING MEN OR THE ACRE OF THE UNDYING by (BINDINGS - RIVIERE & SON / ALFRED DE SAUTY). (KELMSCOTT PRESS). MORRIS, WILLIAM

Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. ONE OF 250 COPIES, of which seven were printed on vellum. 292 x 210 mm. (11 1/2 x 8 1/4"). 2 p.l., 177, [1] pp., [1] leaf (colophon). SUMPTUOUS CERULEAN BLUE CRUSHED MOROCCO BY RIVIERE & SON (stamp-signed on front inn…

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$88,400.00


THREE BOOKES OF COLLOQUIES CONCERNING THE ARTE OF SHOOTING IN GREAT AND SMALL PEECES OF ARTILLERIE. [with] THE LUCAR APPENDIX by TARTAGLIA, NICCOLÒ

London: [Thomas Dawson] for John Harrison, 1588. First Edition in English. 283 x 190 mm. (11 1/8 x 7 1/2"). 4 p.l., 80, [4], 120 pp., [1] leaf (errata on verso). Collates as the British Library copy, with G3 and G4 uncancelled, with G3r line 5 from botto…

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$28,600.00


AN INTRODUCTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF RARE AND VALUABLE EDITIONS OF THE GREEK AND LATIN CLASSICS by DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL

London: Printed for Harding & Lepard, 1827. Fourth Edition. 292 x 197 mm. (11 1/2 x 7 3/4"). Two volumes.. HANDSOME EARLY 20TH CENTURY BROWN STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, covers with gilt double fillet border, fleuron cornerpieces, raised bands, spines richly…

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$4,056.00


(BINDINGS - KELLIEGRAM). ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS by [DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE.] "LEWIS CARROLL" (Pseudonym)

Two separately published volumes. WHIMSICAL INLAID PICTORIAL BINDINGS BY KELLIEGRAM (stamp-signed on rear turn-ins), "Alice" in hunter green crushed morocco, upper cover with large central inlay of the Mad Hatter in various colors of morocco within an ogi…

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$20,280.00


FROM AN EXTREMELY LARGE ANTIPHONER IN LATIN by VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY, SOME WITH GORGEOUS ILLUMINATION

Northeastern Italy [Verona or Mantua?], ca. 1470. 532 x 379 mm. (21 x 15"). Six four-line staves of music with text beneath in a pleasing rounded gothic hand. Rubrics in red, a variable number of large initials in blue or red with elaborate penwork in r…

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$182.00


ULYSSES by JOYCE, JAMES

Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1997. No. 3 OF 100 SPECIAL COPIES of the "Illegal" First Dublin Edition, bound in quarter leather and signed by Rose and Banville (from a total edition of 1,000 numbered and 26 lettered copies). 240 x 158 mm. (9 1/2 x 6 1/4"). 4 p…

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$4,680.00


SCRIPTORES REI MILITARIS (works by five Roman and Greek military authors). [bound with] HERODIANUS. HISTORIA DE IMPERIO POST MARCUM by (INCUNABULA). VEGETIUS RENATUS, FLAVIUS, et al

Rome: Eucharius Silber, 1494; Bologna: Bazalerius de Bazaleriis, 1493. FIRST EDITION of the first work. 225 x 155 mm. (8 3/4 x 6"). [104] leaves, single column, 40 lines in roman type; [64] leaves, single column, 38 lines in roman type. Two separately pu…

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$20,800.00


ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. [with] THROUGH THE LOOKING- GLASS by (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB). [DODGSON, CHARLES]. "LEWIS CARROLL" (Pseudonym)

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1932. EACH VOLUME ONE OF 1,500 COPIES SIGNED BY ALICE HARGREAVES, "the original Alice.. 229 x 152 mm. (9 x 6"). Two volumes. Wonderland with an introduction by Henry Seidel Canby; "Looking Glass" with an introduction by C…

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$4,680.00


[WORKS]. P. VIRGILIUS MARO: IN USUM SCHOLARUM / AD NOVISSIMAM HEYNII EDITIONEM EXACTUS by (FORE-EDGE PAINTING). VIRGIL

Londini: Impensis J. Johnson et al., 1809. 248 x 146 mm. (9 3/4 x 5 3/4"). 2 p.l., 700 pp.With commentary by Christian Gottlob Heyne. HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY NAVY BLUE STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, DENSELY GILT, covers with thick and thin gilt rule border and l…

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$3,016.00


THE DESCENT OF MAN. [with] ON THE ORIGINS OF SPECIES by DARWIN, CHARLES

New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1871, 1872. First American Edition of "Descent" (with first use of the word "evolution" by Darwin), later issue without errata; Fifth Edition of "Origin.. 203 x 121 mm. (8 x 5"). All volumes with ads at the end. Two separate…

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$3,744.00


ORIGINAL LEAVES FROM FAMOUS BIBLES. NINE CENTURIES 1121-1935 A.D. by (LEAF BOOK - BIBLES, MANUSCRIPT AND PRINTED). EGE, OTTO

Cleveland: For the author, [ca. 1950]. ONE OF 100 SETS OF "SERIES B," with 60 leaves. 515 x 355 mm. (20 1/4 x 14"). 2 p.l., 60 matted leaves. Collected and annotated by Otto Ege. Loose as issued, housed in original light brown buckram box, black morocco…

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$14,040.00


A COLLECTION OF 37 PRINTED LEAVES FROM BOOKS PRINTED IN AUGSBURG, 33 FROM INCUNABULA by (INCUNABULAR LEAVES - AUGSBURG). ZAINER, GÜNTHER, JOHANNES BÄMLER, ANTON SORG, and others, Printers

Augsburg, 1470-1523. All leaves in archival mats, housed in a (slightly scuffed) linen clamshell box measuring 520 x 365 mm. (20 3/8 x 14 1/2"). 14 LEAVES WITH WOODCUTS, THE MAJORITY OF THESE COLORED BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND. A couple of leaves a little b…

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$13,000.00


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