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Lafitte: The Pirate of the Gulf

by [Ingraham, Joseph Holt]

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Published
1836
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Original brown embossed floral patterned cloth, printed paper labels. Spines slightly darkened with minor wear at the head and t
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New York: Published by Harper & Brothers, 1836. Advertisement leaf facing title in first volume. 2 vols. 12mo. Original brown embossed floral patterned cloth, printed paper labels. Spines slightly darkened with minor wear at the head and tale of spines. Stamp of Long Island Historical Society on title-page. Advertisement leaf facing title in first volume. 2 vols. 12mo.… Read more
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The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels

by Ingoldsby, Thomas (pseud. of R. H. Barham)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1887
Condition
Bound in full brown morocco, gold tooled, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, bound by Ramage. Bookplate of H.R.H. Prince
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Carmine Edition
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London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1887. Carmine Edition. Engraved titles; portraits; plates by Cruikshank, Leech, and others; text illustrations and decorations. xiii, (2), 546pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full brown morocco, gold tooled, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, bound by Ramage. Bookplate of H.R.H. Prince Leopold, K.G. Fine. Carmine Edition. Engraved titles; portraits; plates by Cruikshank, Leech,… Read more
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The Works of The Rev. George Crabbe

by Crabbe, George

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1823
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Bound in full contemporary tan calf, , gilt extra, a.e.g. Spines darkened. Ownership signature of Sophia Truerman May 2nd, 1830
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London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1823. 5 vols. 8vo. Bound in full contemporary tan calf, , gilt extra, a.e.g. Spines darkened. Ownership signature of Sophia Truerman May 2nd, 1830 on ffeps of each volume. 5 vols. 8vo.
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Oxford book of English prose: chosen & edited by Sir Athur Quiller-Couch

by Quiller-Couch, Arthur

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1940
Condition
Three-quarter bound in red morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt-stamped spine, spliced. Turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Some stainin
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First, fourth impression
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940. First, fourth impression. xxi, 1092pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Three-quarter bound in red morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt-stamped spine, spliced. Turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Some staining to edges. Near fine. First, fourth impression. xxi, 1092pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Classic edition of English prose in a fine binding.
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The Percy Anecdotes -- Original and Select

by Percy, Sholto & Reuben, Brothers of the Benedictine Monastery, Mont Benger

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1823
Condition
Bound in three quarters polished brown calf and marbled boards, maroon and brown title labels, edges yellow. About fine. Bookp
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London: Thomas Boys, 1823. Each part with an engraved fronispiece portait and engraved title-page by W. Fry. Printed by D. Cartwright, Printer, 91, Bartholomew Close. 20 vols. 12mo. Bound in three quarters polished brown calf and marbled boards, maroon and brown title labels, edges yellow. About fine. Bookplate of Alexander Dallas Thayer (son-in-law of Frederick Gilbert Bourne,… Read more
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The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism

by Eliot, T.S.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1934
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Full bound in dark blue polished calf, tooled in gold, gold initials E. M. R. on front cover, spine gold lettered and paneled, g
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Fourth Edition
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$250.00

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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1934. Fourth Edition. xix, 171pp. 1 vols. Full bound in dark blue polished calf, tooled in gold, gold initials E. M. R. on front cover, spine gold lettered and paneled, gilt turn-ins, aeg, blue Spanish moiré on Turkish pattern marbled endpapers. Bookseller label inside back boards: Fosters Bookshop London W4. Fine. Fourth Edition.… Read more
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Secret Despatches from Arabia by T. E. Lawrence. Published by Permission of the Foreign Office. Foreword by A. W. Lawrence

by Lawrence, T.E.

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Published
1939
Condition
Bound in quarter black niger and linen, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Very Good
Edition
First edition, Number 367 of 1000 copies
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$1,000.00

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1939. First edition, Number 367 of 1000 copies. Frontispiece portrait 173, [3] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in quarter black niger and linen, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Very Good. First edition, Number 367 of 1000 copies. Frontispiece portrait 173, [3] pp. 1 vols. 4to. O'Brien A226
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London: Printed for Subscribers, #300 of 500 copies, 1897. Illustrated. 14 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters red morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. Very Good. Illustrated. 14 vols. 8vo. John Payne's erudite translation of the enchanting "Arabian Nights"-the ancient eastern tales of love, war, intrigue and magic- together with his versions of several related works, handsomely and uniformly… Read more
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Latin manuscript leaves

by (Ruhnken, David (1723-1798))

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Published
late 18th century
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Thick paper, reinforced at folds, written in brown-black ink with outer margins sporting occasional contemporary annotations
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late 18th century. Two leaves folded to make eight pages, unpaginated. 8vo. Thick paper, reinforced at folds, written in brown-black ink with outer margins sporting occasional contemporary annotations. Two leaves folded to make eight pages, unpaginated. 8vo. This Latin letter by an unidentified writer comments on the state of education and learning with regards to classical Latin and… Read more
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New York, 1966. 4to and smaller. Some wear to typescript at fore-edge, else VG. 4to and smaller.
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The Cathedral

by Lowell, James Russell

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1919
Condition
Blue paper over boards, paper spine label, bumped at haes and tail of spine
Edition
One of 60 copies printed for Bertram Grosevnor Goodhue
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$800.00

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[New York: T.M. Cleland, 1919. One of 60 copies printed for Bertram Grosevnor Goodhue. Full-page frontispiece of " The Cathedral and the City of Chartres from the River Evre." XXXIV pages. Printed in red and black. 4to. Blue paper over boards, paper spine label, bumped at haes and tail of spine. One of 60 copies printed for Bertram… Read more
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The Complete Poems of Ernest Dowson

by Dowson, Ernest

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1928
Condition
Purple cloth. VG, spine sunned, in worn box
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#187 of 775 copies on Unicorn paper
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neew: The Medsusa Head, 1928. #187 of 775 copies on Unicorn paper. With drawings by Elinor Blaisdell.Frontispiece with tissue guard plus 9 additional full-page black & white plates by Blaisdell. 8vo. Purple cloth. VG, spine sunned, in worn box. #187 of 775 copies on Unicorn paper. With drawings by Elinor Blaisdell.Frontispiece with tissue guard plus 9 additional full-page… Read more
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Echoes from the Hills. A Book of Poems

by Yancey, Bessie Woodson (1882-1958)

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Published
1939
Condition
Purple cloth. About fine
Edition
First edition
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Washington, D.C.: Associated Publishers, Inc, 1939. First edition. 62pp. 8vo. Purple cloth. About fine. First edition. 62pp. 8vo. Yancey (1882-1958) was a school teacher and the sister of historian and Howard University Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Carter G. Woodson, who was second African American after W.E.B. Du Bois to receive PH.D at Harvard. … Read more
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Nancy. A Novel

by Broughton, Rhoda

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1873
Condition
Half contemporary morocxco and marbled boards. Rubbed, else VG
Edition
First edition
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London: Richard Bentley, 1873. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Half contemporary morocxco and marbled boards. Rubbed, else VG. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo.
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Lucy Osmond. A Story

by [Le Fanu, Alicia Sheridan (1753-1817)]

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Published
1804
Condition
Quarter contemporary calf and marbled boards. VG
Edition
First American edition, with half-title
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New York: Printed by John Swaine, Pearl-Street, 1804. First American edition, with half-title. 172pp. 12mo. Quarter contemporary calf and marbled boards. VG. First American edition, with half-title. 172pp. 12mo. The first of the two Alicia Le Fanus, this the aunt and grandmother of Sheridan Le Fanu. Not in Wolff nor in Summers; OCLC (NYPL, NYS, Vassar, UCLA, LOC,… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Mrs. Shelley

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe

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Published
1839
Condition
Contemporary purple morocco, spines gilt and uniformly faded
Edition
First Collected Edition
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London: Edward Moxon, Dover Street, 1839. First Collected Edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait by Finden. xvi, [i, contents], [i, blank], 380, [1, printer's imprint], [i, blank]; [i, ads], [1, blank], [6], 347, [1], 4 [ads]; viii, 314, [1], [1, printer's imprint]; viii, 361, [1, printer's imprint], [2, ads] pp. Bradbury and Evans, Printer. 3 vols. 8vo. Contemporary purple morocco,… Read more
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The Works of Thomas Gray ... With Critical Notes; a Life of the Author; and an Essay on His Poetry; by the Rev. John Mitford

by Gray, Thomas

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Published
1816
Condition
Contemporary half-calf and marbled boards. Offset to titles, some spotting and toning, very good
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London: printed by H. Bryer for J. Mawman, 1816. Frontispiece portrait in each volume. [12], clxxvi, 242, [2]; xviii, [2], 586 pp. Half-titles, errata. 2 vols. Folio. Contemporary half-calf and marbled boards. Offset to titles, some spotting and toning, very good. Frontispiece portrait in each volume. [12], clxxvi, 242, [2]; xviii, [2], 586 pp. Half-titles, errata. 2 vols.… Read more
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Elfrida af B. de La L. Öfversättning af Svante Gabriel Ödmann

by [Liborlière, Louis-François-Marie Bellin de La] (1774-1847)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1809
Condition
Quarter polished calf and marbled boards. Bookplate of the Von Düben Library in Sweden. Sold at auction in 1977
Edition
First edition in Swedish
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Linkoping [Sweden]: Groth och Petre, 1809. First edition in Swedish. 277; 263pp. 8vo. Quarter polished calf and marbled boards. Bookplate of the Von Düben Library in Sweden. Sold at auction in 1977. First edition in Swedish. 277; 263pp. 8vo. The author was a french writer of Gothic novels.
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Blancs. Roman

by Daye, Pierre

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1928
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition, Copy No. 8 of 17 on papier Velin pur fil
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Paris: Les Éditions de France, 1928. First edition, Copy No. 8 of 17 on papier Velin pur fil. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine. First edition, Copy No. 8 of 17 on papier Velin pur fil. 1 vols. 8vo. Future Nazi Collaborator to Dannie Heineman, One of 17. A novel set in central Africa by this Belgian author, a notable… Read more
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Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books ... [and] Paradise Regained. A Poem, in Four Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes: and Poems upon Several Occasions

by Milton, John

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1758
Condition
19th century straight-grain red morocco expertly rebacked to style, spines elaborately gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Sc
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First Baskerville edition. Vol. I, p. 75, line 3 with "God his l
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Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson, London, 1758. First Baskerville edition. Vol. I, p. 75, line 3 with "God his light", with the "h" erased by hand. [30], 416; [2], lxix, [1], [3]-390 pp. Without initial blank in each volume. 2 vols. 8vo. 19th century straight-grain red morocco expertly rebacked to style, spines elaborately gilt,… Read more
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