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Barn Owl, Strix flammea by John James Audubon

Chromolithograph by Julius Bien. 654 x 970 mm; 25 3/4 x 38 1/4 inches. A nice cleaned image with closed tears to lower portion (which see).…

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$5,000.00


Peter and Wendy in rare first issue jacket by J. M. Barrie [James Matthew Barrie]

First American Edition, first issue (simultaneous with the London Harrap edition). The true first is distinguished by three points: 1. Scribner's seal, 2."Published October, 1911" to copyright page and 3. A "$1.50 net" price to the jacket's front cove…

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$5,230.00


Descriptive Book of Thieves by City of Cleveland Police Department

Approximately 3200 booking records (approximately 20 of which have been contemporaneously blotted-out) numbered 37888 to 41109 accompanied by individual 2 x 3 inches photographs and description of the person and their alleged crime. Full brown cloth. Fro…

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$33,000.00


$32,330.00


"The 7 Dvipas", "Mt. Meru", "The Earth" and "Jambu-Dvipa" by Royal W. Weiler

Very Good. "The 7 Dvipas", "Mt. Meru", "The Earth" and "Jambu-Dvipa". illustrations original notes and hypotheses to recto of each board. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .…

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$1,250.00


Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud (Vol. I: Early Papers & On the History of the Psychoanalytical Movement, Vol. II: Clinical Papers & Papers on Technique, Vol. III: Case Histories & Vol. IV: Papers on Metapsychology & Papers on Applied Psycho-Analysis) by Sigmund Freud, Joan Riviere, trans., Ernest Jones, ed

Green cloth boards; particulars to spine in very bright gilt. Deckle edges. Owner's name & date neatly inked to title pages of vol. I & II. A clean and handsome set in Mylar wraps. ; The International Psycho-Analytical Library; 359; 404; 607; 508 pages…

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$550.00


The Howard Vincent Map of the British Empire by G. H. Johnston

Very large pull-down map depicting the British Empire in surprisingly nice condition. Insets include a table showing square mileage, population, revenue and geographic situation of possessions; a portrait of King George V; and a map of the British Empi…

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$1,850.00


The Common-Wealth of Oceana by James Harrington

Rebacked mid-nineteenth century; front hinge cracked. Queer (but continuous) collation: [xii], 239, [blank], 255-286,189-[211] [blank]. Occasional scholia in a light pen; general browning of the text; fore-edge corners bumped; general wear to boards. N…

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$4,700.00


Signed; partially printed, partially manuscript Document of Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. by Benjamin Franklin

April 5, 1787. Framed land grant to Lt. John Armstrong on vellum with affixed State of Pennsylvania seal: "The Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. To all to whom these presents shall come GREETING: KNOW YE, That in considerat…

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$20,000.00


A translation of the Confucian [Yih king] or the "Classic of Change", with notes and appendix. by Reverend Canon [Thomas] McClatchie

First edition in English of the I-Ching, the ancient Chinese book of divination, sometimes attributed to Confucius but actually much earlier, possibly with origins in the second millennium and so the most ancient text of Chinese Civilization. OCLC lists b…

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$14,000.00


The travels of Marco Polo, a Venetian, in the thirteenth century : being a description, by that early traveller, of remarkable places and things, in the eastern parts of the world by Marco Polo; William Marsden, trans

Full hatched calf. Marbled edges & end-papers. lxxx, 781, [3] pages. Folded map of Asia as frontispiece ; 28 cm. A nice tight copy recased in calf about its centenary. Renewed hinges again starting but still quite firm. Bookplate unceremoniously remov…

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$2,400.00


Quadrupeds of North America 1860 edition. by John James Audubon & John Bachman

Publisher's deluxe binding in full blind-stamped morocco, blind stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges heavily gilt. 155 hand-colored lithographic plates. The first Lockwood edition and the second quarto book edition overall. Dime stain…

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$6,500.00


History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington. by Thomas McKenney, James Hall, Charles Bird King

Scarce 1865 edition (the last lithographed by Bowen). Publisher's blind stamped Turkey morocco professionally (& very nicely) recased; five raised bands; titles in gilt to spine, all edges heavily gilt. One hundred-twenty tissue-guarded hand-colored …

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$8,110.00


Afraid to Ride by C.W. Anderson

Slight losses to edges of Mylar protected dust jacket. Otherwise, a very nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 89 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.…

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$200.00


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