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The Notebook of Elbert Hubbard by Elbert Hubbard; The Roycrofters

New York: Wm. H. Wise, 1927. First Edition. Stiff wraps. Near fine. A gorgeous letter press first edition by the Roycrofters. Green and tan stiff paper wraps, tied with green ribbon, and titling in red on cover. Ornate orange drop caps with black type, …

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$100.00


The Photographic History of the Civil War In Ten Volumes [Complete set] by Francis Trevelyan Miller

New York: Review of Reviews Company, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. A very good first edition, complete ten volume set. Blue cloth with gilt title stamping on spine. Shelf wear on head and tail of all volumes. Top edges gilt. Bindings slight…

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$950.00


The Mourning Bride, a Tragedy. as it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's Servants by Congreve, William

London: J. Tonson, 1697. Second Edition. Three quarter cloth. Very good. Scarce. A very good second edition of Mr. Congreve's famous work. [WING C5858] Blue three quarter cloth over maroon and blue marbled boards. Appears to be missing the first fre…

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$550.00


Ovid's Metamorphoses. In fifteen books. A new translation. By several hands. Adorn'd with cuts / Ovid's Metamorphoses made English. By several hands [15 books in two separate volumes, complete] by Ovid; George Sewell; J. Philips; John Hughes; Mr. Chute; Mr. Dart; Mr. [Alexander] Pope; Mr. Theobald; Capt. Morrice

London: A. Bettesworth and W. Taylor in Pater-Noster-Row, E. Curll in Fleet-Street, and J. Browne without Temple-Bar, 1717. First Edition. Full leather. Very good. Scarce. A very good first edition of this version ---- there were competing editors in 17…

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$1000.00


Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics by Alfred. Korzybski

Lancaster, (PA): International Non-Aristotelian Library Publishing Company / Science Press Printing Company, 1933. Hardcover. Very good/missing. A good plus first edition, first printing, as stated. SIGNED by the author on a pasted-in Korzybski notepape…

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$1100.00


Yucatan Before and After the Conquest by Friar Diego De Landa; Wm. Gates, trans

Baltimore: The Maya Society, 1937. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Friar Diego De Landa. A very good - second edition [HAND D83], with solid, sturdy binding and cover. Original blue cloth boards with gilt stamping and Maya Society crest in gilt. T…

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$300.00


Extracts from Adam's Diary: translated from the original MS by Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens]

London: Harper & Bros., 1904. First Separate Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. F. Strothman. Title page reads: London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers : : MCMIV. Red cloth boards with yellow title and full color printing of Adam at his jo…

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$200.00


Remington's Frontier Sketches by Frederick Remington

Chicago: The Werner Company, 1898. First Edition. Paper covered Boards. Very good. Frederick Remington. A very good first edition [Howes R206]. Beveled beige paper covered boards show smudges and uniform staining from much handling. Joint starting abou…

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$375.00


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

New York: Scholastic / Arthur A. Levine, 2003. First American Edition, 1st Printing. 1/4 cloth. Fine/fine. Mary GrandPré. A fine first printing of the first American Edition in a fine dust jacket. Grey quarter-cloth over blue diamond patterned bo…

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$90.00


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

New York: Scholastic / Arthur A. Levine, 2005. First American Edition, 1st Printing. 1/4 cloth. Fine/fine. Mary GrandPré. A fine first printing of the first American Edition in a fine dust jacket. Black quarter-cloth over purple diamond patterned…

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$90.00


Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. Volumes 1-20, part 1 (to parts CXVI) signed with original signed receipt from Sabin by Joseph Sabin

New York: Joseph Sabin, 1892. First Edition, First Printing. Three quarter leather. Very good +. A very good plus first edition, small paper copy. One of 525 copies issued. These are the works published in Sabin's lifetime. Signed by Joseph Sabin wi…

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$900.00


Elements of Surgical Diagnosis by A. Pearce Gould

Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea's Son & Co., 1884. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near fine. Very scarce, very near fine first American edition of a classic medical work still in print in revised editions. Bookplate & previous o…

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$400.00


A Twilight Song (in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, May 1890, to October 1890) by Walt Whitman

New York: The Century Co., May, 1890. First printing. Leatherette. Very Good +. First published appearance of Whitman's "A Twilight Song, for unknown buried soldiers, North and South," with attribution on page 27. (Later collected in Good …

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$70.00


Walt Whitman's Workshop: A Collection of Unpublished Manuscripts by Walt Whitman; Clifton Furness, ed

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 cloth. Very Good. First printing. Very Good. This edition is limited to 750 copies and the type has been distributed. Unnumbered copy. Quarter cloth leather spine with grey p…

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$75.00


History of a Fishing Trip. Written to Order by the Keeper of the Records. by [Lowery, F.W.]

[np]: [Privately Printed], 1933. Limited Edition, First Edition. 1/4 cloth. Very good + / near fine. A very good plus / near fine first edition limited to 100 copies, as stated. 1/4 brown cloth over brown paper boards with gilt title-stamping on cover. …

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$1000.00


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