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Bethel Merriday by Lewis, Sinclair [Harry] (1885-1951)

[i-vi]+vii-viii+[ix-x]+390 pages. Octavo (8 7/16" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with initials "SL" impressed on cover decorated with impressed laurel branch superimposed over cover initials; gilt title in black rectangle on spine; auth...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$50.00


Work of Art by Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951)

[i-viii+452+[453-56] pages. Octavo (8 1/8" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's medium blue cloth with gilt on spine with concentric impressed rectangle enclosing a gilt laurel branch on cover in original pictorial jacket. 50,000 copies of the first ed...

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$50.00


l'echiquier: Revue Internationale d'Echecs by Edmond Lancel (1888-1959) editor

570 pages with diagrams, tables, plates and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 3/4") issued in wrappers. Volume 5. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5974) First edition.The l'Echiquer, a Belgian magazine of consistently high quality, was published in ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$450.00


The Book of the Sixth American Chess Congress, containing the games of the International Chess Tournament held at New York in 1889 by Steinitz, William (1836-1900)

New York: Sixth American Chess Congress, 1891 xxxviii+490 pages with table and diagrams. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7") bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black chess pictorial to both covers. Limited to 500 copies. This is copy 88 i...

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$2,000.00


Codice Chimalpopoca. anales de Cuauhtitlan y Leyenda de los soles by Velazquez, Primo Feliciano (editor)

xxi+161 pages with 83 facsimile pages, and index. Royal Quarto (12 1/4" x 8 1/2") bound in full leather with red label to spine and gilt lettering. Original wrappers bound in. Translated from Nahuatl by Primo Feliciano Velazquez. From the library of Georg...

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$300.00


Essays of William Graham Sumner by William Graham Sumner (1840 -1910) edited by Albert Galloway Keller and Maurice R Davie

2 volumes. xix+499 pages with frontispiece; viii+534 pages with frontispiece, bibliography and index. Octavo (9" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Edited with prefaces by Allbert Galloway Keller and Maurice R...

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$35.00


Candle-Lightin' Time by Dunbar, Paul Laurence (1872–1906)

127 pages with plates including frontispiece. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's green cloth with pictorial decorative brown, black, white and gilt front cover, lettering in gilt. Illustrated with photographs by Hampton Institute Camera Cl...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$350.00


Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation by Harris, Joel Chandler (1845-1908)

231+[8 ad] pages with frontispiece, 6 other plates and diagrams. Small octavo ((7 3/4" x 7 1/4") bound in original brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt rabbit pictorial to cover with black back ground drawing. Illustrations by Frederick S Chu...

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$1,000.00


Handbook of Middle American Indians by Wauchope, Robert (1909-1979) and Victoria Reifler Bricker (editors)

20 volumes: volume 1 Natural Environment and Early Cultures viii+570 p age with maps, tables, plates, illustrations and index with some foldouts; volume 2 and 3, Archaeology of Southern Mesoamerica [viii]+[560]; [viii]+[561]-1084 pages with illustrations,...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$1,200.00


Travels in North-America, In the Years 1780, 1782, and 1782 by Beauvoir, François Jean de [Marquis de Chastellux] (1734–1788)

Two volumes: xv+462 pages with two folding maps; xv+430 pages with three folding plates. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original full leather with black and red labels to spine, lettered in gilt. translated from the French by an English gentleman, who ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$1,500.00


Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain (PSUED Samuel Langhorne Clemens) [1835-1910]

712 pages with photographic frontispiece of the author, numerous illustrations through out. Royal Octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with colored pictorial vignette of an elephant in gilt on front cover, spine decorated and ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$350.00


Archivo Historico de Queretaro: Relato Historico de Queretaro by Reyes, Jose Maria

45 pages. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") issued in wrappers. Edited by Luis Vargas Rea. From the library of professor George M Foster. First edition limited to 100 copies.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, die...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$40.00


Poder sobrenatural y control social: en un pueblo maya contemporáneo by Hermitte, María Esther Álvarez de (1921-1990)

177+[2 ad] pages with charts, plates and bibliography. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") issued in original wrappers. Special edition 57 of the Instituto Indigenista Interamericano. Limited to 1000 of which this is number 275. First edition.María Esther Álvarez ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


Arquitectura Prehispanica by Marquina, Ignacio (1888-1981)

Mexico City: INAH, 1964 xix+1055 pages with maps, tables, plates, appendix and indexes. Royal quarto (12 1/4" x 9") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Limited to 3000 copies. (Memoirs of the National Institute of Anthropology and...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$125.00


The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-west Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wal by Bishop , Charles (1765?-1810), edited by Michael Roe

lvi+342 pages with frontispiece, 6 maps including two folding maps, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial representation of the ship Victoria embossed on front cove...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$20.00


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