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Opere varie di Architettura, prospettiva, groteschi, Antichità by PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)

Rome: Giovanni Bouchard, 1750. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Broadsheets (537 x 370 mm). Letterpress title-page printed in red and black with the vignette by Louis-Joseph Le Lorrain, portrait of Piranesi by F. Polanzani, frontispie…

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$90,000.00


The Grapes of Wrath by STEINBECK, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First edition. Jacket with old reinforcements on verso reinforcing losses along the spine and chips at extremities, toned and with wear. 8vo. 619pp. Original tan cloth, top edges stained yellow; pictorial dust jacket il…

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$1,000.00


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


More Dark Than Shark by ENO, Brian; Russell MILLS

London: Faber & Faber, 1986. A fine copy, the slipcase lightly age-darkened. 4to. 144 pages. Color illustrations, diagrams in text. Black cloth lettered in silver; printed board slipcase. SCARCE DELUXE LIMITED ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION, number 51 of 15…

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$2,500.00


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


How It Is by BECKETT, Samuel

London: John Calder, 1964. A superb, unopened copy. 8vo. 160 pages. Original vellum, gilt-lettered and -ruled on spine, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, entirely uncut and unopened; publisher's plain ivory paper-covered board slipcase. FIRST EDITIO…

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$1,750.00


[Opera] Catullus et in eum commentarius M. Antonii Mureti.; Commentary by Marc-Antoine Muret ("Muretus", 1526-1585) by [ALDINE PRESS] CATULLUS, Caius Valerius (circa 84-54 B.C.E)

Venice: Paulus Manutius Aldus, 1554. First edition with Muretus' commentary. Spine label chipped, joints light rubbed; title slightly soiled, some occasional worming, most marginal. Aldine 8vo (152 x 96 mm; 6 x 33/4 in.). Collation: *4, A-Q8 R10. Large …

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$1,800.00


Archive by CARTER, John

A fine archive of three original drawings by the English "mouth artist" John Carter, two letters by his biographer, a copy of the revised edition of Carter's Memoir, and related materials. A fine collection of three original drawings by John Carter (31 …

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$3,000.00


The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Assistant Secretary, on the Evening of the 14th of April, 1865: Expressions of Condolence and Sympathy Inspired by [LINCOLN, Abraham]

Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1967. Ex-library copy, with inkstamps on title and at intervals in the margins of the text. Front joint split but holding, wear to binding, occasional pale foxing. Thick 4to (28.5 x 22 cm). Engraved frontis…

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$250.00


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


Des couleurs et de leurs applications aux Arts industriels à l'aide des cercles chromatiques by CHEVREUL, Eugène

Paris: Jean-Baptiste Baillière et fils, 1864. Some modest wear to extremities, some intermittent pale spotting internally. Folio (14.25 x 11 inches; 362 x 279 mm). 26, [2] pages. 27 color plates. Original green gilt-lettered cloth. FIRST EDITION, SIGNE…

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$5,250.00


Hudson River and the Hudson River Railroad: with a complete map and wood cut views of the principal objects of interest upon the line by HUDSON RIVER RAILROAD

New York: Wm. C. Locke & Co, 1851. Wrappers chipped at edges, professionally rebacked, some unobtrusive offsetting on map. 8vo. 50 pages. Large folding map on three joined sheets (21 x 1788 cm; 8.25 x 61.75 inches). 11 woodblock illustrations in text (a…

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$1,000.00


Kings of Jazz [Complete series] by ARMSTRONG, Louis; Bix BEIDERBECKE; Miles DAVIS; Johnny DODDS; Duke ELLINGTON; Dizzy GILLESPIE; Jelly Roll MORTON; King OLIVER; Charlie PARKER; Bessie SMITH; Fats WALLER

New York: A.S. Barnes for Perpetua Books, 1961. Closed tear to lower wrapper of Louis Armstrong volume, generally a bright set with the wrappers well preserved. Eleven volumes, 8vo. Each illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout text. Orig…

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$375.00


A Change of World by RICH, Adrienne Cecile

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1951. A superlative copy save a minor production flaw to jacket along rear panel (small perforations presumably from folding machine). 8vo. 85 pages. Original salmon boards; printed dust jacket. FIRST EDITION of Rich…

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$2,000.00


Sunshine in the Country. A Book of Rural Poetry. Embellished with Photographs from Nature by [GRUNDY, William Morris]; KEATS, John; DONNE, John; CLARE, John; WORDSWORTH, William

London: Richard Griffin and Company, 1861. A lovely near-fine copy, the binding firm and bright. The contents with a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown and a little spotting to the endpapers, are otherwise clean and fresh throughout. A sup…

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$3,750.00


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