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Haggadah and History

Haggadah and History

by Yerushalmi, Yosef Hayim

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Limited/Numbered
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780827600461
ISBN 10
0827600461
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$650.00

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Philadelphia: JPS, 1975. Accompanied by 8 leaves in facsimile of the oldest, illustrated printed Haggadah in folding chemise with red morocco label gilt. Boards, chemise and slipcase in matching marbled boards and book backed in red crushed morocco gilt. TEG. Number 76 of 252 copies of which 200 are numbered and 52 lettered. 200 plates in facsimile within the book.. Limited/Numbered. Leather Backed Boards. Near Fine/Slipcase Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
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$650.00
Contes Du Temps Passe
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Contes Du Temps Passe

by Perrault, Charles

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$1,450.00

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Paris: L. Curmer, 1843. Dark green morocco spine and tips, 4 raised bands gilt. Green marbled boards, all edges sprinkled red. Some shelfwear and bumping on edges, especially bottom of lower cover, though this is a very sturdy binding. Spine expertly repaired with original spine laid down. Top corner of lower cover is new and beautifully matched to other tips. An engraved title page dated 1842 appears followed by the usual 1843 title page. Owner bookplates, one over the other, on front pastedown. Endpapers and pastedowns have some staining which extends into margins of book not affecting text or plates. First page of Sleeping Beauty repaired at top with Japanese paper. Heavily illustrated with Blanchard engravings after Paquet, Marvy, Jeanron, Jacque and Beauce. All of Perrault's most famous fairy tales included beautifully illustrated both in full page and in text. Probably the finest Perrault work extant.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by M. Blanchard. 4to -… Read More
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$1,450.00
The Letters of Horace Walpole (9 Vols.)

The Letters of Horace Walpole (9 Vols.)

by (Walpole, Horace) Cunningham, Peter, Ed.

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$2,000.00

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1861. Six panels on spine with ruled gilt and fleurons divided by raised gilt bands. Dark green leather spines with large tips with double gold rule outlining them. Endpaper pastedowns and boards are in a blue green and brown marble paper. Silk markers, silk headers and TEG all volumes. Bindings signed by Root & Son. There are numerous engraved plates. A handsome set.. First Thus. Three-Quarter Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
Item Price
$2,000.00
Through the Looking-Glass
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Through the Looking-Glass

by Carroll, Lewis

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$2,250.00

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London: Macmillan, 1872. A beautiful crushed red morocco signed binding over marbled paper and matching end papers by Zaennsdorf. Spine gilt on leather within 5 raised bands; title and author in panels 2 and 3 with date 1872 at tail. Some slight bumping of corners. AEG. On p. 21, 3 up "wade" instead of "wabe". . First Edition, First Printing. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John Tenniel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
Item Price
$2,250.00
The Messiah
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The Messiah

by Montgomery, Robert

  • Used
  • good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$1,700.00

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London: John Turrill, 1834. Red morocco spine gilt professionally rebacked over marbled boards with matching marbled end papers. 5 raised bands. Edges red sprinkled. 10 color, tissue titled plates, plus a color missal title. Woodcut on p. 246 of The Crucifixion by John Franklin. Lithographic luminous plates colored under the direction of Charles Simpson and they are splendid.. Fourth Edition. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Various. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Trade.
Item Price
$1,700.00
The Complete Writings (10 Vols.)

The Complete Writings (10 Vols.)

by Macaulay, Thomas Babington

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Cambridge Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$2,000.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1901. Contemporary blue morocco binding over blue marbled paper with matching endpapers. Spine gilt lettering and twining leaf decorations within 5 raised bands. Some sunning of spines and edgewear. TEG, other edges untrimmed. Blue silk markers all present. Prior owner armorial bookplate on front pastedown in each volume.. Cambridge Edition. Half-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
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$2,000.00
Pogo et al (3 Vols.)
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Pogo et al (3 Vols.)

by Kelly, Walt

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Thus Various Printings
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$1,300.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951. Three volumes in three quarter green morocco with marbled boards and matching end papers. 5 raised bands with gilt titling and ornamentation. 2 vols. octavo and 1 quarto. Contains the following titles: Pogo, I Go Pogo, The Pogo Papers, The Incompleat Pogo, Uncle Pogo So-So Stories, and The Pogo Stepmother Goose. Front free endpapers of each volume are inscribed with Pogo drawing and signature of Walt Kelly. The quarto volume contains an explanation by the incribee's brother of the biblio background of these volumes of which only 2 sets exist.. Inscribed By the Author. First Thus Various Printings. Three-Quarter Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
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$1,300.00
A Confederacy of Dunces
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
ISBN 10
0807106577
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$1,200.00

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ., 1980. Original light green cloth with black titling. Matching green endpapers. Spine has faint vertical ridge. Ownership signature on ffep. First state dust jacket with Walker Percy blurb on lower panel. Jacket has a few tiny nicks on edges and faint rubbing over the book's joints. All in all, an outstanding copy.. Second Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
Item Price
$1,200.00
The Writings of George Eliot (25 Vols.)

The Writings of George Eliot (25 Vols.)

by Eliot, George

  • Used
  • Fine
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Large Paper Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$10,000.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1908. One of 750 numbered copies, this being hand numbered copy 498. Includes The Life of George Eliot by J.W.Cross. Illustrated with full-page plates, frontispieces in color. Bound in contemporary three quarter brown morocco over brown cloth. TEG, other edges untrimmed. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt with roses and leaves in four panels with title and volume lettering in panels 2 and 6 all separated by 5 raised bands. Many unopened pages. Brown silk markers all present. A very sumptuous presentation in unusually fine condition.. Large Paper Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
Item Price
$10,000.00
British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.)
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British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.)

by Humphreys, H.N. And Westwood, J.O.

  • Used
  • fair
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Fair
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$1,100.00

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London: William Smith, 1843. Bookplate of Ganci on front pastedowns. Vol. 1 has upper hinge starting; all other hinges solid. Green morocco spines and tips rubbed and bumped with some material loss. All boards rubbed; marbled boards and matching endpapers. TEG. Spines with 5 raised bands rubbed and gilt titling and volume lettering directly on morocco in panels 2 and 4. 124 plates depicting the moths all present. Small top marginal stain on pgs. 21-69 in Vol. 1 not affecting text. Some irregular minor staining in Vol. 2 on top edge not affecting text. Some faint foxing throughout.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Humpreys, H.N.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
Item Price
$1,100.00