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cover of The Complete Works Of James Whitcomb Riley - Biographical Edition (In Six Volumes)

The Complete Works Of James Whitcomb Riley - Biographical Edition (In Six Volumes)

by Riley, James Whitcomb; Collected and Edited by Edmund Henry Eitel

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Published
1913
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Very Good
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Biographical Edition
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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1913. SIGNED BY AUTHOR James Whitcomb Riley on a card pasted in at front end page of Vol. I, the signature "Yours Truly, James Whitcomb Riley", dated in ink below the card 12/1/1913. Six volumes bound in half calf over marbled boards, gilt lettering and top edge gilt, marbled end papers, a Very Good set,… Read more
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cover of {Chicago's Gilded Age} A Memorial to Philip Danforth Armour, Jr.

{Chicago's Gilded Age} A Memorial to Philip Danforth Armour, Jr.

by Gunsaulus, Dr. Frank W.

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Published
1900
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Near Fine
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No Place {Chicago}: No Publisher (Designed and Published By Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1900. RARE Memorial book designed and published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour ("Seymour Arr." stamped under decorations at end pages) for the funeral of Philip Danforth Armour, Jr., who died tragically at the age of 31 after a hike in Santa Barbara, California on January 26,1900. Mauve paper covered… Read more
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cover of La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri corretta, spiegata e difesa dal p. Baldassarre Lombardi M.C. nel 1791. Riscontrata ora sopra preziosi codici, nuovamente emendata di molte altre vaghe annotazioni e di un volume arricchita,.. Four Volumes

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Roma: Nella Stamperia De Romanis, 1815. Four volumes, published 1815-1817. Tom. I. Inferno -- Tom. II. Purgatorio -- Tom. III. Paradiso -- [Tom. IV]. Le principali cose appartenenti alla Divina Commedia cioe` il rimario ne suoi versi intieri, la visione di Alberico, ed altro che la concerne, parecchie note ed osservazioni aggiunte, la vita del poeta, l'esame della sua opera,… Read more
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cover of Dante's Inferno. New Edition. With Critical and Explanatory Notes, Life of Dante, and Chronology

Dante's Inferno. New Edition. With Critical and Explanatory Notes, Life of Dante, and Chronology

by Dante Aligheri; Illustrated by Gustav Dore ; Translated by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary

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Later Edition
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New York, London, and Paris : Cassell, Petter & Galpin & Co. 1 preliminary leaf, xxiv, 183 pages : frontispiece (portrait) 70 plates. Bound in original brown embellished cloth with lettering and designs in gilt and black, all edges gilt, patterned green floral end papers. No Date, circa 1860-1890s. Very Good Plus, prior owner name stamp "C.H. Hardwick, Counselor at… Read more
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cover of Told Again; Traditional Tales Told by Walter de la Mare.

Told Again; Traditional Tales Told by Walter de la Mare.

by de la Mare, Walter; Illustrations By A.H. Watson

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Published
1927
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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NZ$398.40

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1927. #166 of 260 copies SIGNED BY AUTHOR at limitation page. Original white gilt-decorated buckram, top edge gilt. Fine, the small red leather gilt bookplate of Beach, bearing the motto "tout en bonne heure" front pastedown has caused shadow on next 2 end pages. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition.… Read more
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cover of The Sunken Garden and Other Poems

The Sunken Garden and Other Poems

by de la Mare, Walter

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Published
1917
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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NZ$278.88

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Westminster, England: The Beaumont Press , 1917. The 2nd book issued at the Beaumont Press of Cyril William Beaumont, the typography and binding arranged by him. The binding by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe of quarter grey buckram over patterned paper-covered boards, overall Near Fine, the paper label at spine dulled and darkened. #127 of 250 copies on handmade paper,… Read more
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cover of A Garland for Jake Zeitlin on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday & the Anniversary of His 40th Year in the Book Trade

A Garland for Jake Zeitlin on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday & the Anniversary of His 40th Year in the Book Trade

by Edited by J. M. Edelstein

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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Los Angeles: Grant Dahlstrom & Saul Marks, 1967. Presentation and Association Copy, SIGNED by Jake Zeitlin at the half-title page -" To Gary, With all my great hopes for his future as a bookman Jake July 12, 1975". From the collection of Gary Steigerwald, at the time a young bookseller working for Zeitlin. One of 800 copies. Fine. Typography by… Read more
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cover of The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William; Wood Engravings by Mary Kuper

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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NZ$7,171.20

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Los Angeles: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers,, 1974. #105 of 120 copies printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at The Plantin Press, Los Angeles, completed April 1974. "The entire edition subscribed for by Jacob Israel Zeitlin & Josephine ver Brugge Zeitlin." Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY PUBLISHER at colophon page "for Gary, Jake". From the collection of Gary… Read more
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cover of The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920

The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920

by Propert, W. A., With a Chapter on the Music by Eugene Goossens

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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London: John Lane, 1921. #241 of 450 copies printed for sale in the United States. Features the works of Picasso, Derain, Matisse, and Bakst among others, as well as black and red avant-garde illustrations by Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) throughout. Original quarter white cloth over marbled boards, top edge gilt, Very Good, white cloth darkened, boards rubbed at edges, lacking the… Read more
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cover of Monografia de Las Escuelas de Pintura al Aire Libre

Monografia de Las Escuelas de Pintura al Aire Libre

by Secretaria De Educacion Publica

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Published
1926
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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Mexico: Editorial "Cultura", 1926. Copy # 925, bound in contemporary quarter whit cloth over marbled boards, Art Deco black and gold endpapers, 167 pages, llustrations (some color), portraits, photographs, index. Near Fine, slight darkening at spine, corners a bit rubbed, prior owner name in ink front end page. The EPALs (The Outdoor Painting Schools) movement began in Santa Anita,… Read more
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cover of The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

by Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton; Introduction by Dhan Gopal Murkerji, Illustrated by Willy Pogany

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good Plus
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Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. No. 9 of 250 copies, SIGNED by Willy Pogany and Dhan Gopal Murkerji. Finely bound by Bennett, NY (stampsigned) in black morocco over marbled boards, the back decorated in gilt with a star and moon motif, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, Very Good Plus, light rubbing at edges. A quite handsome copy. . SIGNED.… Read more
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cover of One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected (1828) Together with The Second Series (1833). Two Volumes

One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected (1828) Together with The Second Series (1833). Two Volumes

by Northcote, James

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Published
1828
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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London: Geo. Lawford, Saville Passage, 1828. Two volumes, 1828 and 1833, bound in contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, the back gilt with red morocco label, marbled end papers and edges. Embellished with two hundred and eighty engravings on wood. With distinguished provenance, with the bookplates of Michael Tomkinson, (1841 - 1921), Royal Axminster carpet manufacturer and noted collector… Read more
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cover of Les Quatre Livres de Maistre François Rabelais, suivis du Manuscrit du cinquième Livre. In Three Volumes

Les Quatre Livres de Maistre François Rabelais, suivis du Manuscrit du cinquième Livre. In Three Volumes

by Rabelais, Francois; MM. A. de Montaiglon; Louis Lacour

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Published
1868
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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NZ$557.76

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Paris: D. Jouaust/ Academie des Bibliophiles , 1868. # 238 of 525 copie, one of 468 examples printed on papier verge. 312, (4), 429, 322, (1) pages. Three volumes bound in contemporary quarter red morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Near Fine, light rubbing at corners, interiors clean and lovely. . Limited and Numbered Edition. Quarter… Read more
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cover of Jeanne D'Arc (1412-1432) with Ten Etchings after Bida

Jeanne D'Arc (1412-1432) with Ten Etchings after Bida

by Michelet, J.

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Published
1888
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1888. Finely bound in full crushed brown morocco, the back and boards richly gilt featuring the coat of arms of Joan of Arc - a sword between a crown in chief and two fleurs-de-lys. Wide inner gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, the top edge gilt Illustrated with ten etchings after drawings by Bida by… Read more
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cover of [Association Copy]  Le Grand Siecle

[Association Copy] Le Grand Siecle

by Boulenger, Jacques

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Published
1911
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1911. ASSOCIATION COPY, presented by the author to his brother, the noted actor Marcel Boulenger, inscribed at the half-title page - "A Marcel Boulenger........ par Jacques Boulenger". Finely bound in half crushed tan morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands with gilt lettering back, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Near Fine, front hinge starting… Read more
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cover of Histoire De La Langue Francaise. Sixieme Edition. In Two Volumes

Histoire De La Langue Francaise. Sixieme Edition. In Two Volumes

by Littre, E.

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Published
1873
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
6th Edition
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Paris: Dider et Cie , 1873. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary maroon polished calf, the backs intricately gilt, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus< evidence of bookplate removal front paste downs, spines a shade sunned, light soiling to boards, a few spots of toning at end papers. "E´tudes sur les origines, l'e´tymologie, la grammaire, les dialectes, la… Read more
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cover of Oeuvres de Maximilien Robespierre. In Three Volumes

Oeuvres de Maximilien Robespierre. In Three Volumes

by Robespierre, Maximilien; Albert Laponneraye; Armand Carrel

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Published
1840
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris (13 Faubourg Saint-Denis) : Chez L'e´diteur, 1840. "avec une notice historique, des notes et des commentaires par Laponneraye ; pre´ce´de´es de conside´rations ge´ne´rales par Armand Carrel." Three volumes bound in contemporary qyarter morocco over marbled boards, four gilt raised bands back with gilt lettering, marbled end papers. Very Good, prior owner name and name stamp of J. A.… Read more
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cover of The Dance of Death

The Dance of Death

by Holbein, Hans; with an Introductory Note by Austin Dobson

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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London: George Bell and Sons, 1892. One of 500 copies, there were also 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in half calf over brown buckram, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Very Good, lacking the labels, calf rubbed at edges. With facsimile reproduction of title-page of original edition. Appended are 8 supplementary cuts added… Read more
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cover of Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes

Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes

by Reid, Thomas

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Published
1819
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Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, et al. , 1819. Three volumes handsomely rebound in 20th century quarter calf over marbled boards, new end papers, five raised bands with gilt rules and lettering back, Vol. II with the ownership signature of Wellford Addis of the Bureau of Education, Wash. D.C. at front end page. The binding is Fine, the… Read more
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cover of The Naturalist&#39;s Library, Vol. III, Mammalia. Lions, Tigers, &amp;c., &amp;c (1843) ; The Natural History of the Feline (1845) .

The Naturalist's Library, Vol. III, Mammalia. Lions, Tigers, &c., &c (1843) ; The Natural History of the Feline (1845) .

by Jardine, Sir William

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Published
1845
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars , 1845. Frontispiece portrait and memoir of Cuvier, with three title pages including engraved series title page. 3rd title page for The Natural History of the Feline title page states "illustrated by thirty-eight colour plates", however Contents page lists plates numbered up to 34, and there are 32 plates with tissue guards present. Bound in contemporary… Read more
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