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Kolf / The Golf Player by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606 - 1669

Amsterdam, 1654; restrike 1998. Etching, restrike, 9 x 14 cm. Eight of Rembrandt's original copper plates survive and in 1998 a run of them was restruck. "The seventeenth-century Dutch game of ‘kolf&Ati...

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$1,250.00


Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society, Including Social, Commercial and Legal Forms, Letter Writing... by Wells, Richard A

Springfield, MA & Des Moines, Iowa, King, Richardson, 1890. First Edition. Hard Cover. 502 pages, illustrations; 20 cm. Title continues: Invitations, &c., also Valuable Suggestions on Self Culture and Home Training by Richard A. Wells. Introducti...

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$150.00


The Novels and Tales of Henry James (The New York Edition) by James, Henry, 1843-1916

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907-1909. Hard Cover. 24 volumes: 1. Roderick Hudson; 2. The American; 3 & 4. The Portrait of a Lady; 5 & 6. The Princess Casamassima; 7 & 8. The Tragic Muse; 9. The Awkward Age; 10. The Spoils of Poynton, ...

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$5,000.00


The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni now first translated into English by W. G. Waters. Illustrated by E. R. Hughes, R.W.S. by Giovanni Fiorentino, Ser, active 14th century / Waters, W. G. (William George), 1844-1928, translator

London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. Hard Cover. 312 pages. 'Ser Giovanni's collection, begun in 1378 and finished after 1385, derives its title, Il pecorone, 'the numbskull'-- a title probably not due to the author-- from the fact that so many pecoroni ...

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$150.00


A Masque of Poets. Including Guy Vernon, A Novelette In Verse by Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898, editor

Boston: Roberts Brothers. 1878. "A book that is at once a first edition for Emily Dickinson, Lanier, Lowell, Christina Rossetti, Dobson, and Thoreau is one that should be better known to collectors" (Starke). "The authors themselves seemed to like the id...

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$1,250.00


Hans Andersen's Story Book with a Memoir by Mary Howitt by Andersen, Hans Christian, 1805-1875 / Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888

NY, C. S. Francis & Boston, J. H. Francis, 1849. Hard Cover. vi, [2], 9-175, [3], 7-187, [3], 9-165, [9] p., [4] leaves of plates, illus.; 16.5 cm. Added illustrated title-page with imprint: Published by C.S. Francis & Co., New York. Frontispiece...

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$500.00


La Comedia del divino Dante Alighieri da Firenze con la esposizione di Giuseppe Landino Passerini da Cortona. by Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321

In Firenze. Apresso L. S. Olschki, 1911. Hard Cover. 3 p.l., [v]-xl, [1], 524 pages, 1 l.; 43.5 cm. Reproduces 101 facsimiles of woodcuts in the Venice, 1491 edition. A magnificent effort of book production to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Divin...

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$7,500.00


The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America. 1820. By the Authority of the Medical Societies and Colleges by Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821

Boston, Printed by Wells & Lilly. For Charles Ewer, 1820. First Edition. Hard Cover. 272 p.; interleaved; 24 cm. First official U.S. pharmacopoeia. Lyman Spalding headed the Committee of Publication created by the General Medical Convention meeting i...

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$1,000.00


The Heart of the Antarctic, Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909... by Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922. Mill, Hugh Robert, 1861-1950. David, T. W. (Tannatt William) Edgeworth, Sir

London, William Heinemann, 1909. First Edition. Hard Cover. Volume I only (of 2): xlviii, 371 p., frontispiece, illus., folding plates (1 color), portraits; 25.5 cm. Title continues: with an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc., an Account of the firs...

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$500.00


Hug. Grotii Poemata Omnia Editio quinta by Grotius, Hugo, 1583-1645

Amstelodami : Apud Ioh. Ravesteynium, 1670. Hard Cover. [16], 428, [12] p ; 13.5 cm. (12mo).. Signatures: *8 A-S12 V4. Includes index. Sig. 1r is engraved title page. Edited by his brother, W. de Groot. Latin poetry, This copy has 1731 English calligraph...

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$400.00


Memoirs of Andrew Jackson, Major-General of the Army of the United States and Commander in Chief of the Division of the South... by Waldo, S. (Samuel) Putnam, 1780-1826

Hartford, Published By Silas Andrus. 1818. Hard Cover. xii, [13]-316 pages, (6 leaves, 2-266, 272). Title continues: By S. Putnam Waldo, Esq. Compiler of 'Robbins' Journal,' and Author of the President's Tour. Bound in contemporary full leather, edges w...

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$150.00


A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. By Mark Twain [pseud. of Samuel Clemens] by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

NY, C. L. Webster, 1889. First Edition. Hard Cover. xiv, [15]-575 pages, illus.; 22 cm. First edition, variant issue: no half-title; without the s-like ornament on p. 59; no broken type at p. 59. BAL 3429. Bound in green cloth with gilt, blue-gray &...

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$500.00


Tutte L'Opere Di Niccolo Machiavelli Segretario E Cittadino Fiorentino. Con Una Prefazione Di Giuseppe Baretti. Volume Primo [Secondo e Terzo] by Machiavelli, Niccolo, 1469-1527

Londra [London] Stampata Per Tommaso Davis, MDCCLXXII. [1772]. Hard Cover. Three volumes: [10], lx, 4, 407, [3]; [6], 453, [3], [2] p.ages, 3 tables; [6], 580, [2] pages; 30 cm. Frontispiece of Vol. 1 is portrait of Machiavelli signed "G. Collyer, sculp....

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$1,500.00


The Shepheardes Calender. Latin and English. Calendarium Pastorale, Sive Aegolgae Duodecim, Totidem Anni Mesibus accommo... by Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599

London: Printed by Will Bowyer, MDCCXXXI [1731]. Hard Cover. 8vo; xiv, [4], 240, 245-254 pages, 12 engraved plates, portrait front. (A-Q8, R5). Translated by Theodore Bathurst (d. 1651); published by John Ball. Added title-page in English: The Shepherd's...

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$250.00


De Animi Immortalitate. Poema. [9 lines of Greek] Euripides. Price 1 s. 6 d. by Browne, Isaac Hawkins, 1705-1760

Londini: Impensis J. & R. Tonson & S. Draper. MDCCLIV [1754]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Quarto; 2 p. l., 40 p. ([A]2, B-F4); 26 cm. Headpieces at pp. [1] & [21]. Dedication (2d p. l.) signed: Isaacus Hawkins Browne. First Latin edition. Highly regarded ...

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$100.00


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