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A List of the Writings of Lewis Carroll [Charles L. Dodgson] in the Library at Dormy House Pine Valley, New Jersey [with:] A Supplementary List of the Writings

by (Dodgson, Charles L) Parrish, Morris L.

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Published
1933
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Full red morocco, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Some foxing and tanning to endsheets of each volume, errata slip to first volume tip
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First editions. Copies no. 49 of sixty-six numbered copies, the
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[Pine Valley]: Privately Printed, 1933. First editions. Copies no. 49 of sixty-six numbered copies, the first printed by Rudge, the second by Edward Stern & Company. Frontispieces, plates and facsimiles. viii, 148, [1]; xii, 116 pp. 2 vols. 4to. Full red morocco, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Some foxing and tanning to endsheets of each volume, errata slip to first volume… Read more
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Moral and Religious Poems

by (Fore-edge) Hemans, Felicia

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Published
1850
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Full contempoary publisher green morocco extra, a.e.g.. Label of S. Aylen 163, North Street, Brighton on front pastedown
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Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1850. viii, 262pp. 12mo. Full contempoary publisher green morocco extra, a.e.g.. Label of S. Aylen 163, North Street, Brighton on front pastedown. viii, 262pp. 12mo. With a fore-edge painting of Abington bridge.
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Collection of 18 works of Juvenile Literature given to Junius Spencer Morgan, nephew of financier J.P. Morgan

by (Morgan, Junius)

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Published
1884
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All in publishers decorated cloth bindings. Generally fine, bright copies
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New York, London, etc., 1884. 18 vols. 4to and smaller. All in publishers decorated cloth bindings. Generally fine, bright copies. 18 vols. 4to and smaller. A group of children's books in superior condition from the childhood library of bibliophile-to-be Junius Spencer Morgan (1867-1932), nephew of financier and collector J.P. Morgan. Junius was closely affiliated with the Princeton University… Read more
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Diccionario Biográfico y Bbibliográfico de Calígrafos Españoles

by Cotarelo y Mori, Emilio, (1857-1936)

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Published
1916
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Bound in quarter green morocco and cloth sides, red leather title labels. Ex Bernard Breslaur
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First edition
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Madrid: Impr. de la "Revista de Arch., Bibliothecas y Museos, 1916. First edition. Illus. 453; 342 pp. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in quarter green morocco and cloth sides, red leather title labels. Ex Bernard Breslaur. First edition. Illus. 453; 342 pp. 2 vols. 4to.
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Tales

by (Fore-edge Painting) Crabbe, George

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Published
1814
Condition
Contemporary straight-grained crimson morocco gilt, a.e.g. Cloth open-faced slipcase
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Fifth edition
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London: J. Hatchard, 1814. Fifth edition. xxii, [2], 398 pp. 8vo. Contemporary straight-grained crimson morocco gilt, a.e.g. Cloth open-faced slipcase. Fifth edition. xxii, [2], 398 pp. 8vo. Double-Fore-Edge Painting. With a skillful double fore-edge painting, one of Hornsey, Middlesex, the other of Hampstead Heath, both within decorative surround. Provenance: Jane Collins (contemporary ownership signature to title)
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Cattle-Ranch to College the True Tale of a Boy's Adventures in the Far West

by Doubleday, Russell

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Published
1826
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Half crimson morocco, rubbed
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New York: Doubleday, Page and Co, 1826. Illustrated by photographs, many (perhaps all) by L.A. Huffman (not credited but see Peterson, L.A. Huffman, p. 31). 347pp. Half crimson morocco, rubbed. Illustrated by photographs, many (perhaps all) by L.A. Huffman (not credited but see Peterson, L.A. Huffman, p. 31). 347pp. Family Presentation Copy, warmly inscribed to Nelson Jr. with… Read more
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The Henry Davis Gift. A Collection of Bookbindings. Volume I: Studies in the History of Bookbinding [and:] ... Volume II: A Catalogue of North-European Bindings [and:] ... Volume III: A Catalogue of South European Bindings

by Foot, Mirjam

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Published
2010
Condition
Publisher's tan linen with red leather title label. Fine
Edition
Second edition of vol. I (one of 250 copies), first editions of
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(London): The British Library, 2010. Second edition of vol. I (one of 250 copies), first editions of vol. II (one of 750) and III. Illustrated with b/w photographs of bindings. 3 vols. 4to. Publisher's tan linen with red leather title label. Fine. Second edition of vol. I (one of 250 copies), first editions of vol. II (one of… Read more
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Relaciones de Solemniades y Fiestas públicas de Espana

by Alenda y Mira, Don Jenaro

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Published
1903
Condition
Half red morocco and cloth sides
Edition
Firstr edition, all printed, breaking off at p. 24 of Volume Two
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Madrid, 1903. Firstr edition, all printed, breaking off at p. 24 of Volume Two. 527; 224pp. 4to. Half red morocco and cloth sides. Firstr edition, all printed, breaking off at p. 24 of Volume Two. 527; 224pp. 4to.
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Information for Pilgrims unto the Holy Land

by (Roosevelt, Kermit) Duff, Edward Gordon, editor

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Published
1893
Condition
Blue cloth. Bookplate of Berkshire Athenaeum, remains of label at foot of spine. Some paste toning to flyleaves. Very good
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No. 103 of 350 copies
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London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1893. No. 103 of 350 copies. xx, [59] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth. Bookplate of Berkshire Athenaeum, remains of label at foot of spine. Some paste toning to flyleaves. Very good. No. 103 of 350 copies. xx, [59] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Facsimile of the Information for Pilgrims, printed in 1498 by Wynkyn… Read more
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Vitio Muliebre, Commedia del peregrino ingegno di Mariano Maniscalco da Siena. [Bound after:] Le Lettere delle Dame, e degli eroi [and:] Nuova aggiunta alle lettere [etc.]

by [Trinci, Mariano]

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Published
1575
Condition
One leaf a bit closely trimmed (touching left border of repeated woodcut), else clean and sound; with a note in ink beneath the
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Siena: [Luca Bonetti], 1575. Woodcut illus. on t.p., repeated on verso of leaf D3; woodcut printer's device at end. Collation: A-D8. [64] pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. One leaf a bit closely trimmed (touching left border of repeated woodcut), else clean and sound; with a note in ink beneath the woodcut on last page dated 1779. In a… Read more
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Bookplate: Pour Mon Plaisir ex Libris Bancheraud

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Matted
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Proof inscribed in pencil "à Bancheraud de tout couer/son ami /Jean Lelevy?. Matted. Proof inscribed in pencil "à Bancheraud de tout couer/son ami /Jean Lelevy?
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image of Catalogue of the Eminent A. Edward Newton Collection formed by the late George H. Sargent. With Introduction by A. Edward Newton. Sold by Order of Mrs. Carrie F. Sargent at unrestricted Auction Sale through the Management of Charles F. Heartman, on Saturday December 19, 1931, at 3:40 P. M.

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Metuchen, New Jersey: Charles F. Heartman, 1931. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Boards. Fine. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed. Inscribed "Mr. W.D. Hanbridge will be amused to find the fantastic prices which these Newtonia fetched at auction. A tribute to George H. Sargent's many friends. A Edward Newton. January 22, 1932.
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image of The Ducal Estate of Stowe, Near Buckingham. The Historical Seat of the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos and for some years the residence of the Late Comte de Paris. Messrs. Jackson Stops will Sell by Auction, at Stowe House, on Monday, July 4th, 1921, at 1 o'clock the Freehold of the Historic Mansion_Estate ... On the Eighteen Days following (from July 5th to July 28th ...) will be Sold the Contents of the Mansion ..

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Northampton and Towcester: Messrs. Jackson Stops, 1921. No. 769 of an unspecified number of copies. Illustrated with maps and plans (some folding) and photographs. 232, [4] pp, with broadsheet sale advertisement on green paper laid-in. Folio. Publisher's linen-backed printed boards with armorial coat of arms on upper cover. Occasional prices realized, generally for furniture and decorative arts lots, with… Read more
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Bibliografie Ceske historie

by Zibrt, Cenek

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Published
1912
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Black cloth and marbled boards. Fine with unususal bookplate of Judr. Karel Hubacek
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Praze (Prague), 1912. 4to. Black cloth and marbled boards. Fine with unususal bookplate of Judr. Karel Hubacek. 4to.
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Out of the Ashes (Dempsey & Carroll)

by Carroll, George D., compiler

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Published
1890
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Original grey beveled cloth, stain on upper cover
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New York: Published by Dempsey & Carroll, The Art Stationers. Union Square (South-West Corner.), 1890. Illustrated. 1 vols. Small 4to. Original grey beveled cloth, stain on upper cover. Illustrated. 1 vols. Small 4to.
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The Family Receipt Book containing Eight Hundred Valuable Receipts in various Branches of Domestic Economy; selected from the Worksa of the most approved writers Ancient and Modern; and from attested Communications of Scientific Friends. Second American Edition

by (Cookery)

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Published
1819
Condition
Contemporary sheep, with 3/4 of an inch chipped off top of spine. Contemporary ownership signature of "John S. Turner 541 Dauphi
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Cagle calls this edition the Third American edition, after First
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Pittsburgh: Randolph Barnes, Third Street, 1819. Cagle calls this edition the Third American edition, after First American 1818 Philadelphia edition and an 1819 New-Haven edition, originally published in London in 1810. xxxii, [25-408 pp. 12mo. Contemporary sheep, with 3/4 of an inch chipped off top of spine. Contemporary ownership signature of "John S. Turner 541 Dauphin Street Philadelphia." Very… Read more
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The History of Bookbinding. 525 - 1950 A.D. An Exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art. November 12, 1957 to January 12, 1958

by [Miner, Dorothy, editor]

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Published
1957
Condition
Half red morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g., original wrappers bound in. A few scuffs to spine. Bookplate of Julia Parker Wightm
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First edition
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Baltimore: Published by the Trustees of The Walters Art Gallery, 1957. First edition. 184 illustrations on 106 plates. xi, [i], 275 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Half red morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g., original wrappers bound in. A few scuffs to spine. Bookplate of Julia Parker Wightman. First edition. 184 illustrations on 106 plates. xi, [i], 275 pp. 1… Read more
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Autograph letter signed ("Benjn. West"), to Charles Burney, Jr, regarding Fuseli's lectures to the Royal Academy

by West, Benjamin (1738-1820)

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Published
1803
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Bifolium. Some wrinkling and old folds
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Newman Street [London], 1803. 1 p. Addressed on blank conjugate leave, stamped. 8vo. Bifolium. Some wrinkling and old folds. 1 p. Addressed on blank conjugate leave, stamped. 8vo. Regarding Fuseli's lectures. In part: "I am sorry you should not have been present at Mr. Fuseli's two preceeding lectures in the Royal Academy; he will give one tomorrow night… Read more
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image of Svenska Bokband under Nyare Tiden Bidrag till Svenska Bokbinderhistoria. Första Delen 1521-1718. Andra Delen 1718-1809. Trdje Delen 1809-1880

Svenska Bokband under Nyare Tiden Bidrag till Svenska Bokbinderhistoria. Första Delen 1521-1718. Andra Delen 1718-1809. Trdje Delen 1809-1880

by Rudbeck, Johannes

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Published
1914
Condition
Half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Light staining and scuffing to covers, endpapers foxed. Booklabel of Petersen & Peters
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First edition, limited to 1,000 and 850 copies for Parts II and
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Stockholm: A.-B. Hasse W. Tullbergs Förlag, 1914. First edition, limited to 1,000 and 850 copies for Parts II and III respectively. Illustrated. xxx, 148, [2]; xxvii, 86, [2]; xxvii, 82, [2] pp. 3 vols. 4to. Half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Light staining and scuffing to covers, endpapers foxed. Booklabel of Petersen & Peterson of Copenhagen on rear… Read more
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image of Les Relieurs Francais (1500-1800). Biographie Critique et Anecdotique Précédée de l'Histoire de la Communauté des Relieurs et Doreurs de Livres de la Ville de Paris et d'une Étude sur les Styles de Reliure

Les Relieurs Francais (1500-1800). Biographie Critique et Anecdotique Précédée de l'Histoire de la Communauté des Relieurs et Doreurs de Livres de la Ville de Paris et d'une Étude sur les Styles de Reliure

by Thoinan, Ernest [psued. of Antoine Ernest Roquet]

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Published
1893
Condition
Three-quarter blue morocco and silk boards, gilt back, t.e.g. Bookplate of Julia Parker Wightman
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First edition, number 649 of 550 sur beau papier vélin mécaniq
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Paris: Em. Paul, L. Huard & Guillemin, 1893. First edition, number 649 of 550 sur beau papier vélin mécanique. Folding view, 31 full-page and many smaller illustrations in text, title page in red and black, title device hand-colored. vii, [i], 416, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Three-quarter blue morocco and silk boards, gilt back, t.e.g. Bookplate of Julia… Read more
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