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Kit Carson: The Prince of the Gold Hunters; or, The Adventures of the Sacramento. A Tale of the New El Dorado... by Averill, Charles E

Printed and published by George H. Williams, at the Office of "The Uncle Sam"[c1849]. Soft Cover. 1 p. l., [7]-108 p. incl. plate; 26 cm. The Gold Rush of 1849 stimulated many to seek gold and others to read about it. Here is a novel suited to the mood. …

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$1,000.00


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 Prince. Translated from the Original Italian of Niccolo Machiavelli. To Which is Prefixed an introduction... by Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 / Byerley, John Scott, 1750- 1837

London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1810. Hard Cover. xii, xcv, 211 p.; 23 cm. (6 ll., a-f, A-N8, O2). Title continues: "Shewing the Close Analogy between the Principles of Machiavelli and the Actions of Buonaparte by J. Scott Byerley." John …

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$2,000.00


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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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


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


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


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


De vetustate Aquileiensis patriae. Carmina. Elegiae XIII in natalem diem divae Virginis Mariae... by Sabellico, 1436?-1506

[Padua: Antonius de Avinione, between 1481 and 1483]. Hard Cover. Latin poems on historical subjects. [86] (of 108) leaves (signatures: aiii-a8, b-e8, f9 [f10? blank? missing?], g6 or g8 (lacks g4&5), h-k8, L10 (L10, blank, cut out); lacks a1, a2, f10, g…

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$1,750.00


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


The Cabin and Parlor; Or, Slaves and Masters By J. Thornton Randolph [pseud.] by Randolph, J. Thornton, pseud. Peterson, Charles J. (Jacobs), 1819-1887

Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson [©1852]. Hard Cover. 324 p., 12 p. of advertisements, front., plates; 20 cm. "Embellished with magnificent illustrations, from original designs by Stephens, engraved by Beeler." The Cabin and Parlor is an example of p…

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$300.00


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


Il Pimandro [Poimandres] di Mercurio Trismegisto. Tradotto da Tommaso Benci in Lingua Toscana. by Hermes Trismegistus. Corpus Hermeticum. Ficino, Marsilio, 1433-1499, translator

In Firenze [appresso Lorenzo Torrentino] 1548. Hard Cover. 12 p.l., 119 p., 8 ll., 16.5 cm. (Octavo: *8, **4, A-G8, H4, I4, I4). "After Marsilio Ficino had completed his Latin translation from the Greek in 1463, he asked his friend Tommaso Benci (1427-…

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$1,500.00


Kidnapped. Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Treasure Island. by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

Harper's Franklin Square Library. Number 570. Thousands of young Americans first encountered Stevenson's adventure tales through this paper's series of adaptations, yet the only copy known to WorldCat/OCLC is at Yale. Hard cover; 88 pages plus four leav…

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A Collection of Curious Travels & Voyages in Two Tomes ... by John Ray by Ray, John, 1627-1705

London: Printed for S. Smith & B. Walford..., 1693. Hard Cover. Two volumes bound as one: [30], 396, [6], 3-186, 45 pages; 19 cm. Stirpium orientalium: Rariorum catalogi tres, 45 p. at end of work. Title continues: The first containing Dr. Leonhart R…

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$1,500.00


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