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FORM. A Quarterly Journal Containing Poetry, Sketches, Articles of Literary and Critical Interest Combined with Prints, Woodcuts, Lithographs, Calligraphy, Decorations and Initials. Edited by Austin O. Spare and Francis Marsden. [Cover Title: FORM. A Quarterly Of The Arts]. by Spare (Austin) and Francis Marsden - editors

London & NY: John Lane, April,1916. . Vol. 1, No. 1. The first issue of this short-lived periodical. Folio: 29 X 47.5 cm. 58 pages. Pictorial wrappers. This copy is disbound, with some wear to the spine. There is some moderate soiling and edge wear to th…

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$600.00


Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux Plans-Hemispheres; ou Sont Exactement Remarquees en General Toutes Les Parties De La Terre et de L'Eau, Suivant les Relations Les Plus Nouvelles. Par le S. Sanson, Geographe Ordinaire du Roy. 1684. by Jaillot (Alexis-Hubert)

Paris, 1684. . Large double-hemisphere map, 36 x 25 inches (framed: 38 x 26.5 inches). Attractively coloured, decorative cartouche and embellishments. Modest wear at fold, some light marginal stains, an attractive copy. This map has been mounted on cardb…

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$4,500.00


A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words are deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations By Examples from the best Writers. To Which are Prefixed, A History of the Language, and An English Grammar. In Two Volumes. The Fourth Edition, Revised by The Author. by Johnson (Samuel)

London: W. Strahan, etc., 1773. Fourth Edition.. Two volumes, large folio. Collated complete. Full calf, rebacked, the spine in seven compartments, titled and dated in gilt. Marbled end papers, the page edges stained red. Title pages printed in black & r…

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$4,500.00


Le nouveau et curieux Atlas Geographique et historique... by Chiquet (Jacques) [Antoine Menard]

Paris: chez Chereanau, [1719].. Oblong small 4to. Full vellum with ties. Wear at edges, chip from fore-edge of lower front cover,blank end leaves are heavily annotated and written-upon in 18th & 19th century hands. Old stains to margins and a few maps, o…

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$2,000.00


$2,750.00


Works (La Comedie Humaine). by Balzac (Honore de)

Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1896-1900.. 53 volumes, complete. Three-quarters brown morocco & marbled boards, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Marbled end papers. Frontispiece and several plates in each volume, all of which have captioned tissue-guar…

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$1,500.00


The Writings of Mark Twain. Edition De Luxe. by Twain (Mark) [Samuel L Clemens] [With an original ALS from Clemens]

Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1899.. 22 Volumes, complete as issued. Green buckram, printed paper spine labels. Limited to 1000 numbered copies, this is #190. A very good set, some discoloration to cloth in a few spots on the last couple of volu…

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$3,250.00


Buffon's Natural History. Containing a Theory of the Earth, a General History of Man, of the Brute Creations, and of Vegetables, Minerals .... From the French. With Notes by the Translator. In Ten Volumes. [together with] Natural History of Birds, Fish, Insects, and Reptiles. In Six Volumes. by Buffon [Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon]

London: Printed for the Proprietor, 1797-1808.. 16 Volumes. 8vo (actually a small 4to.), the volumes measure just under 5 x 8 inches. 19th century tree-calf, spines designed in gilt, lettered in gilt on panels of black. A few slightly cracked hinges and …

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$1,500.00


My Mother Would Be A Falconress. by Duncan (Robert)

[Berkeley]: Oyez, 1968. . First edition. Folio, broadside poem, measuring 20 X 28 inches. Printed by Graham Mackintosh, the entire edition was 179 copies. (There were 75 signed copies - this is not one of them). Fine condition. Beautifully printed. …

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$325.00


A Dream of Spring. Poems by Elizabeth Jennings with Illustrations by Anthony Rossiter. by Jennings (Elizabeth)

Stratford-upon-Avon: Celandine Press, 1980. First edition. Marbled boards, green cloth spine with printed paper label. Copy number 122 of 150 copies printed, signed by Jennings and Rossiter. A fine copy. The publisher's prospectus is laid in, noting that…

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$150.00


Letters of the right honourable lady M--y W--y M--e, Written During Her Travels in Europa, Asia, and Africa, to which are added Poems by the Same Author. Stereotype edition. by Montagu (Lady Mary Pierrepont Wortley) [W.M. Thackeray's Copy, Annotated]

Paris, Didot the elder, year 7, [1798], Stereotype Edition.. 12mo. Full calf, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Marbled end papers. Wear to joints, spine ends and tips worn, piece torn from the top of the initial publisher's ad leaf; generally very go…

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$1,200.00


Moving Day. by Faragoh (Francis)

NY: The Latterday Pamphlets, 1928. First edition. Light green decorative wrappers, front cover lettered in black. Not sewn (others in the series were) - the pages are simply laid into the wrapper. Frontispiece titled: Harlem Belle, by Louis Bouche. A tin…

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$250.00


A Complete Atlas of The World; Comprised in Thirty-Four Maps, Engraved From The Best Authorities, and the Most Recent Discoveries. By Mr. John Russell, And Others. ["Franklinia" on USA Map]. by Russell (John) and others

London: Printed at the Caxton Press, Published by Fisher, Son, [c.1840]. . Small 4to. 8.5 x 11 inches. Black half-calf & marbled boards, spine gilt. Large mss. title pasted to front cover: "Coloured Atlas". Wear to spine and edges, binding splitting alo…

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$1,500.00


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