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1.
The Book of Job - According to the Authorized version.

New York. Scott - Thaw Co. 1903. Edition Limited to 400 copies printed on handmade paper. 8vo. Bound in half gilt titled vellum and gilt-titled cloth. A lovely, quite scarce... (Item #6134)

Price: $185.00   more info
The Book of Job - According to the Authorized version.
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Essais de Montaigne.

Paris. Librairie Garnier Frerers. Circa 1880. Illustrated with a frontis. 2 volumes complete. 8vo. (7" x 4.5"). Bound in half calfskin and marbled boards. Extremely ornate gilt tooled spine compartments... (Item #7787)

Price: $125.00   more info
Essais de Montaigne.
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Omar Khayyam - Selected Works of Edward Fitzgerald, Richard Le Gallienne, Sir Richard Francis Burton, and Justin Huntly McCarthy.

New York. The Clover Press. 1913. Illustrated by a fleural decoration to the center of each page. 8vo. 6.5" 9.5". Magnificently bound by the Abbott Brady Bindery in full gilt... (Item #8637)

Price: $500.00   more info
Omar Khayyam - Selected Works of Edward Fitzgerald, Richard Le Gallienne, Sir Richard Francis Burton, and Justin Huntly McCarthy.
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Pinnock's Catechism's ( Poetry, Logic, Morality, British Law)

London: G and W. B. Whittaker. 1822. Illustrated with engravings. 4 issues bound in 1. 24mo. Full calf. Published for the education of the young, these essays presented in a.... (Item #3630)

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Pinnock's Catechism's ( Poetry, Logic, Morality, British Law)
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The Fables of Aesope and Other Eminent Mythologists.

London. c. 1694. Early Printing. Illustrated with a frontis Depicting Aesope surrounded by animal characters. Tall 4to. Bound by Richmond in full, elaborately blind embossed calfskin. Guilt-tool ornamental devices to... (Item #8748)

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The Fables of Aesope and Other Eminent Mythologists. Aesop.
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Old Saint Paul's : A Tale of the Plague and Fire.

London. Hugh Cunningham. 1841. 1st Edition. Illustrated with engravings by John Franklin. 3 Volumes. 12mo. Bound in 3/4 blind-tooled green calf and marbled boards. Gilt embellished spine with morocco labels... (Item #4614)

Price: $325.00   more info
Old Saint Paul's : A Tale of the Plague and Fire. William H. Ainsworth.
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A Gathering of Novels by Louisa May Alcott - With an Inscription by Alcott.

Boston. Roberts Brothers. 1885-1890. Later Printings. Illustrated throughout with full page monochrome plates after engravings. Seven Volumes. 12mo. (4.5"x6.5) Bound in High Victorian, gilt titled, pictorial decorated cloth over boards.Blind... (Item #8753)

Price: $12,500.00   more info
A Gathering of Novels by Louisa May Alcott - With an Inscription by Alcott. Louisa May Alcott.
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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales- Stories from Hans Andersen.

London. Ernest Nister. Circa 1890. Illustrated with 6 spectacular chromolithographs and further by 12 full page monochrome plates and many drawings en texte by E.S. Hardy. 8vo. 7.0" x 9.0"... (Item #8643)

Price: $350.00   more info
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales- Stories from Hans Andersen. Hans Christian Andersen.
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The Letters of Beethoven.

London. Macmillan and Co Ltd. 1961. First Edition. Each volume illustrated with a frontis. 3 volumes complete. 8vo. Bound in gilt titled cloth over boards. Set lacks slipcase, else a.... (Item #8274)

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The Letters of Beethoven. Emily Anderson.
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Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas.

(Item #2120)

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Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas. Maya Angelou.
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Constitution and Laws of the Knights of Ku Klux Klan Incorporated.

Atlanta. Imperial Palace- Invisible Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. 1926. 61 pp. 8vo. 3.5." x 8.5". Pamphlet bound in imprinted stapled wrappers. Rare and intriguing glimpse into the... (Item #8659)

Price: $175.00   more info
Constitution and Laws of the Knights of Ku Klux Klan Incorporated. Anonymous.
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Description of a Masque.

New York. Limited Editions Club. 1998. This Edition Limited to 300 numbered copies, of which this is #142. Signed by Ashbery and Freilicher to Colophon. Illustrated with three woodblock prints... (Item #8582)

Price: $1,000.00   more info
Description of a Masque. John Ashbery.
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil.

London. Macmillan and Company, Ltd. 1907. Illustrated with monochrome drawing to title page. Illustrated with monochrome drawing to title page. 12mo. Bound by Riviere in 3/4 gilt ruled grain morocco... (Item #8414)

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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil. Bacon, Aldis W. Wright.
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The Admirable Crichton.

London. Hodder & Stoughton. n.d. (c. 1920 ). 1st Edition thus. Illustrated with full page tissue guarded colour plates by Hugh Thomson. 4to. Bound in ornate pictorial gilt decorated red... (Item #5545)

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The Admirable Crichton. J. M. Barrie.
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Quality Street - A Comedy in Four Parts.

London. Hodder & Stoughton. nd. (c.1913.). Illustrated with tipped-in colour plates by Hugh Thomson. 4to. Gilt pictorial decorated cloth with gilt decorated and titled spine. Light shelf wear, light discoloration... (Item #3281)

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Quality Street - A Comedy in Four Parts. J. M. Barrie.
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The Minstrel.

London. John Sharpe. 1817. Illustrated with lovely plate engravings en texte from the designs of Richard Westall. 12mo. (7.0 in. x 4.0 in.). Bound by Popelin in full gilt ruled... (Item #6946)

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The Minstrel. James Beattie.
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher.

London. Edward Moxon. 1851. New Edition. Illustrated with an engraved frontis and title page plates. 2 volumes complete. Thick 8vo. Lavishly bound in full double gilt ruled calfskin. Ornate gilt... (Item #7660)

Price: $300.00   more info
The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher. Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher.
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The Chanty Of The Nona.

London. Faber & Dwyer Ltd. 1928. Limited edition number 46 of 500 copies. Signed by the author. Illustrated 1/2 title. Unpaginated. 12mo. Gilt lettered paper covered boards. Bookplates to ep... (Item #2024)

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The Chanty Of The Nona. Hilaire Belloc.
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The World Bibliography of Bibliographies and of Bibliographical Catalogues, Calendars, Abstracts, Digests, Indexes, and the Like.

Geneva. The Societas Bibliographica. 1955. The Third and Final Edition. 4 volumes complete as issued. Thick 4to (7.5" x 11"). Bound in gilt titled red cloth. A Very Fine, crisp set. (Item #8429)

Price: $225.00   more info
The World Bibliography of Bibliographies and of Bibliographical Catalogues, Calendars, Abstracts, Digests, Indexes, and the Like. Theodore Besterman.
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Mammy 'Mongst the Wild Nations of Europe.

New York. Frederick A. Stokes. 1904. First Edition. Illustrated throughout with deliciously politically incorrect full page monochrome plates by Francis P. Wightman. 8vo. Bound in a superb pictorial decorated cloth... (Item #7867)

Price: $350.00   more info
Mammy 'Mongst the Wild Nations of Europe. Ruthella Mory Bibbins.
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Shapes of Clay.

San Francisco: W.E.Wood, 1903. First Edition, Second Issue. Illustrated by a photographic Frontis of the Author. 8vo. Fabulously bound in the Art Nouveau style by Pictorial Gilt and Lavender decorated... (Item #8832)

Price: $450.00   more info
Shapes of Clay. Ambrose Bierce.
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Poems.

London. E. Moxon, Son and Company. 1872. Illustrated with full page plate engravings after drawings by Birket Foster. Thick 4to. Bound in elaborate pictorial gilt decorated buckram.a.e.g. A sumptuous gilt... (Item #5210)

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Poems. Birket Foster, Thomas Hood.
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Nell Blaine Prints- Kenneth Koch Poems.

New York. The Tibor de Nagy Gallery. 1953. This edition is limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is number 54. This copy signed in ink by Kenneth Coch... (Item #7924)

Price: $450.00   more info
Nell Blaine Prints- Kenneth Koch Poems. Nell Blaine, Kenneth Coch.
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Georges Guynemer-Knight of the Air.

New Haven. Yale University Press. 1918. First Edition. Illustrated with full page color and monochrome plates. 8vo. Bound in pictorial, gilt titled paper covered boards. Translated from the French by... (Item #6372)

Price: $65.00   more info
Georges Guynemer-Knight of the Air. Henry Bordeaux.
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Thomas Bewick and The Fables of Aesop.

San Francisco. Book Club of California. 1983. 1 of 518 copies. Designed by Jack Stauffacher of The Greenwood Press, who also took the new impression from the original Bewick block... (Item #8087)

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Thomas Bewick and The Fables of Aesop. John Borden, Janet Krueger.


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