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Grandfather's Chair: A History for Youth by HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

Boston: E. P. Peabody, 1841. Some light wear at extremities. 16mo (12.4 x 7.8 cm). vii, 140 pages. Original bluish plum basket-weave embossed cloth, black paper label on front cover (gilt lettering oxidized to invisibility); green cloth chemise; green m…

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$1,250.00


HORAE, use of Rome, in Latin. Horae in laudem beatissime virginis Marie: secundum consuetudinem ecclesie parisiensis

Paris: Simon Du Bois for Geoffroy Tory, 1527. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to (196 x 139 mm). Collation: a-r8 s4. 140 leaves, bâtarde type, title printed in red and black, initials and headings printed in red throughout, print…

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$42,000.00


Jesus the Son of Man by GIBRAN, Kahlil

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. An internally bright and clean copy in a worn binding, with a large stain on cover affecting title [without the dust jacket]. 8vo. 216, [1] pages. Plates by Gibran. Original black cloth. FIRST EDITION. A SCARCE PRESENTAT…

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$3,000.00


Crime and Punishment; a Russian realistic novel by DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1886. A fresh, bright copy with skillful restoration at ends of spine, internally clean and fresh. 8vo. 456 pages. Portrait frontispiece of the author; one-page publisher's advertisement at end, with this work listed first a…

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$17,500.00


Grandfather's Chair: A History of Youth by HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

Boston: E. P. Peabody, 1841. A near-fine copy with some light wear to binding, a few scattered foxmarks and several leaves with unobtrusive marginal soilmarks. 16mo (12.4 x 7.8 cm). vii, 140 pages. Original bluish plum basket-weave embossed cloth, black…

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$1,500.00


En attendant Godot by BECKETT, Samuel

Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 1952. A very good plus copy, the pages skillfully opened without damage to the margins, the spine toned and lightly cockled, and with narrow shadow along top edge of front wrapper, modest paper somewhat toned as usua…

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$2,750.00


Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations by CALDER, Alexander; Jean-Paul SARTRE, and James Johnson SWEENEY

Paris: Galerie Louis Carre, 1946. A clean, near-fine copy in wrappers with some very minute wear and pale offsetting. An attractive and finely printed catalog. 12mo (15.6 x 12 cm). 35, [17] pages. Frontispiece photograph of Calder in his studio in Roxbu…

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$650.00


Sibylline Leaves by COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

London: S. Curtis for Rest Fenner (preliminaries in gathering [A]), [text printed in Bristol by John Evans & Co.], 1817. Occasional very minor pale spotting as often, some restoration to spine, chips to spine label, corners bumped, a few losses along spi…

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$4,000.00


The South Pole by AMUNDSEN, Roald

London: John Murray, 1912. A very good copy, light wear and pale spotting to cloth, endpapers discolored, tissue guards creased, some pale intermittent foxing. Two volumes, 8vo. Photogravure frontispiece to each volume, 92 similar plates, 2 plates of ma…

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$2,000.00


The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by [JONES, David (1895-1974), illustrator] Samuel Taylor COLERIDGE (1772-1734)

Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon for the Fanfare Press, 1929. 4to (315 x 248 mm; 12 1/4 x 10 inches). 10 copper-engraved plates by Jones. Original quarter gilt-lettered cream cloth, green boards. Spine slightly soiled, light wear at extremities. LIMITED EDITIO…

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$1,250.00


D. H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study by NIN, Anais

Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1932. A fine, unopened copy in a near-fine jacket, lightly toned and with some modest chipping at extremities, light soiling to the rear panel. 8vo. [10], 146, [2] pages. Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spin…

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$1,750.00


New Kreüterbuch by FUCHS, Leonhard

Basel: Michael Isengrin, 1543. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Folio (377 x 242 mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, large Isengrin device on final recto, full-page woodcut portrait of Fuchs on title verso, 517 botanical woodcuts …

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$50,000.00


Ausbund, das ist: Etliche schöne Christliche Lieder, wie sie in dem Gefangnuss zu Bassau in dem Schloss von den Schweitzer-Brudern . . . gedichtet worden by HYMNS, in German

Germantown: Christoph Sauer, 1751. Lightly browned, but sheets clean and crisp. Four parts in one volume, 8vo (15.7 x 9.3 cm). I: [10], 812, [6] pages; II: 20 pages; III: 46 pages; IV: 40 pages. Contemporary calf (rebacked, lacks clasps. Provenance: one…

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$2,500.00


The Modern Japanese Print, an Appreciation by MICHENER, James

Rutland, VT and Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1962. Slightest toning to spine, a few small scuffs to slipcase, overall a fine, fresh and very well preserved copy. Large folio (592 x 422 mm). With Ten Original Prints by Hiratsuka Un'Ichi, Maekawa…

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$5,000.00


Collected Poems by MOORE, Marianne

New York: Macmillan, 1951. A very fresh, bright jacket with only mild toning to spine. 8vo. 180 pages. With errata slip laid-in before text of the poems. Original orange cloth, gilt-lettered on spine; dust jacket. First American 'edition' from s…

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$2,500.00


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