Add to Want List
Rare and Antiquarian Books

Rare books from Bucks County Bookshop IOBA

Results 1 - 15 of 73
A Reply To The Essay on Population, by the Rev. T. R. Malthus, In a Series of Letters, To Which...
More Photos

A Reply To The Essay on Population, by the Rev. T. R. Malthus, In a Series of Letters, To Which Are Added, Extracts From the Essay; With Notes

by Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$474.83
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1807, hardcover. Hazlitt's political philosophy of individual good and sympathy with others leads to self-control of population--as opposed to Malthus' concept that only imposed starvation and misery keep the poor from over-populating. [John Kinnaird and Hazlitt letters] -- Hardcover, later binding, 3/4 blue leather over marbled boards, gilt spine decoration, raised bands, top edge gilt, pages irregularly trimmed. -- Condition: very good (leather is rubbed at bands and edges; spine color a bit faded; marginal notes to a few early pages "18 Aug 1810"). -- Author (unattributed in this book) is William Hazlitt, 1778-1830. Pagination: iv, [3] - 40, 43 - 378; [6] pages of publisher's ads. Complete and collated as per Geoffrey Keynes "C8 has been cancelled ... pp.41-42 missing."
Item Price
NZ$474.83
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
An Endeavour to Evince the Certainty of Christian Faith in Generall, and of the Resurrection of...
More Photos

An Endeavour to Evince the Certainty of Christian Faith in Generall, and of the Resurrection of Christ in Particular.

by Whitbie [Whitby], Daniel

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Oxford Printed at the Theater in Oxford and are to be sold by George West, 1671, hardcover. Whitby's early work published 1671 addresses "false uncertain Mammon" and includes significant amount of his Latin and Greek references for his theory. 411 pages, plus bound in are an Addenda and Errata. -- Hardcover, nice later rebinding 3/4 leather over marbled boards; inner margins are tight but readable. Condition: very good (light scuff to raised bands; text has light damp-stains; a few early blue-pencil marks). -- Collated and complete; several pages are misnumbered but the catchwords are correct.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Collected Poems.
More Photos

Collected Poems.

by Moore, Marianne

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York Macmillan, 1951, hardcover. Published 1951, this is seventh printing 1955. -- SIGNED, inscribed to [name] with a personal note by the author on July 6, 1960. Laid in is the program "The Many Faces of Art" at The Brooklyn Unitarian on the same date at which Marianne Moore gave a reading. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good minus (spine tips rubbed; endsheets discoiored; no jacket).
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
La Nuova Italia; The New Italy.
More Photos

La Nuova Italia; The New Italy.

by Glauco, Scilla de

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$276.98
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York Nikola Press, 1939, hardcover. Subtitle: La Guerra Che Noi Preferiamo (The War We Prefer) Mussolini (which refers to the Fascist remaking of Italy in all aspects, the subject of this book). -- Text in Italian and English. Each page contains several photographs. -- Sections include: agriculture; military; protection of mothers and children; training youth in Fascist principles; after-work recreation; aviation, maritime, roads, bridges, housing; section for each city; "autarchy" or economic self-sufficiency, producing its own raw materials; Il Duce as beloved of the people, "God's appointed messenger." -- At the rear are ads from American industries supporting Italy's superior products (many advertisers are in Pennsylvania). -- Hardcover, approximately 500 pages, 12xz17 inches. Condition: good (pages are clean and bright, but cover and text edges are quite worn, spine cloth is torn, but binding remains firm; ownership note on blank page; one photo is cut from ads).… Read More
Item Price
NZ$276.98
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Plan B.
More Photos

Plan B.

by Muldoon, Paul; Norman McBeath

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$237.41
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London Enitharmon Press, 2009, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition: Limited edition of 150 numbered copies, SIGNED by both Muldoon and McBeath, on a tipped-in card headed "Plan B." -- Hardcover. Condition: fine, in fine slipcase. -- Includes introduction by Muldoon explaining the creative combination of these poems and photographs.
Item Price
NZ$237.41
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
The Middle East; 2000 Years of History from the Rise of Christianity to the Present Day.

The Middle East; 2000 Years of History from the Rise of Christianity to the Present Day.

by Lewis, Bernard

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing in U.K. -- SIGNED, inscribed to Charles [Issawi, who wrote many books on the Middle East] "old friend, good friend" and dated 22-11-95. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good minus (cover and text block are bumped; marginal short lines throughout) with very good dust jacket. ISBN 0297813455
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Silence: Lectures and writings.

Silence: Lectures and writings.

by Cage, John

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$387.77
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Middletown CT Wesleyan University Press, 1961, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover, 276 pages, 8.5x10 inches. Condition: very good (owner name) with very good dust jacket (black dj is rubbed overall). -- A solid, clean copy of this scarce John Cage work, poetic and unconventional (in both topic and typographical layout) speeches on his views on experimental music and other topics like collecting mushrooms.
Item Price
NZ$387.77
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Torres Straits, German New Guinea, and the Dutch East Indies; Scented Isles and Coral Gardens.
More Photos

Torres Straits, German New Guinea, and the Dutch East Indies; Scented Isles and Coral Gardens.

by Mackellar, C. D.

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$276.98
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London John Murray, 1912, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, 1912. Letters from first-hand travel in the Pacific. Bright and colorful plates painted by the author, plus black-and-white photographs. -- Hardcover, made with untrimmed edges; vintage bookstore label present (Boston). Condition: very good minus (cover bright but lightly scuffed and bumped; outer pages and some inside foxed).
Item Price
NZ$276.98
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern.
More Photos

The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern.

by Book of Oaths; Richard Garnett

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1649, hardcover. Title continued (with the 17th century spelling): Faithfully collected out of sundry authentike books and records, not heretofore extant, compiled in one volume, very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any office of magistracie or publ[i]que imployment in the common-wealth: whereunto is added a perfect table [i.e. of contents]. -- Attributed to Richard Garnett (from sources, and from a previous owner's pencilled note). -- Hardcover but LACKING COVERS AND BACKING; pagination irregular as noted with other copies but catchwords correct, text complete. Condition: fair (as noted; rear endsheet half missing; some pages have bleedthrough making reading difficult). -- Significant in the history of law, as referenced in Encyclopedia Britiannica 11th edition, oaths for example for "valuers of cloth and city scavengers" (the latter did what we would think of today as public works and public health).
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Grund Regeln uber die funff Saulen.
More Photos

Grund Regeln uber die funff Saulen.

by Fasch, Johann Rudolph; Jacob Barozzi von Vignola

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$229.50
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Nurnberg: Joh. Christoph Weigel circa, 1720, hardcover. No publication date in book, circa 1720 supplied. -- Text in gothic GERMAN. -- Auffs neue zum fleissigsten ubersehen, mit unterschiedenen nothigen Regeln vermehret und mit 50 rissern in Kupffer. -- There is a publisher's catalog at the beginning of this book, appears same paper but probably later (as some titles are circa 1780s). -- Collation: [4] catalog pages, title page, blank, [1]-28, [50 copper engraving plates, of which 5 are folding]. The last plate has been repaired with the reverse of a ? ledger sheet and with contemporary name written. -- Hardcover, modern buckram binding, spine: Architecture, J. R. Fasch, and library numbers; ex-library stamps on title page. Condiiton: good (the pages are generally bright with just a little spotting and edgewear; library marks as noted; modern binding tight and sharp). -- Pretty nice early copy of the German version of Vignola's Renaissance treatise on five orders of architecture, with… Read More
Item Price
NZ$229.50
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
The Double Image.

The Double Image.

by Levertoff [Levertov], Denise

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Waldron Island WA Brooding Heron Press, 1991, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition of this 1991 limited printing of 300 copies; SIGNED by Denise Levertov (on title page) and also signed by the two publishers Sally Green and Sam Green (but not lettered, and lacking the supplement). -- Hardcover. Conditon: fine.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Ships and Other Figures.

Ships and Other Figures.

by Meredith, William

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Princeton Princeton University Press, 1948, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Folded Merry Christmas 1959 postcard addressed to Mr & Mrs Louis B. Cox, Dublin, Ireland, is laid in: written and SIGNED by the author, "Love to all the Coxes" followed by a 17-line poem, An Old Field Mowed etc. in the author's hand. This poem was published in The New Yorker September 30 1961. -- Also laid in is a photocopy, 4 pages of a diary in Meredith's hand, containing: a poem-in-progress, mention of poetry by and conversations with fellow naval officer and poet Louis Coxe (whose ownership is in this book), Pacific war patrol on ship and shore, one date is 10-xi-44. -- Hardcover, pretty printed boards. Condition: near fine (endsheets bit discolored; no jacket).
Item Price
NZ$356.12
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Kenning's Masonic Cyclopaedia, and Handbook of Masonic Archeology, History, and Biography.
More Photos

Kenning's Masonic Cyclopaedia, and Handbook of Masonic Archeology, History, and Biography.

by Woodford, A. F. A.; George Kenning

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$435.26
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London George Kenning, 1878, hardcover. Both preface and title page are dated 1878. **This copy has two sepia photographs pasted in, opposite to and on verso of title page, with the handwritten names of George Kenning and of A F A Woodford; these are in different hands, but it is not known if they are actually signatures of the two men** Woodford compiled and edited the book, which is a condensation of the immense work by Mackey; Kenning sponsored and published the work. Alphabetical. Includes list of subscribers. Publisher's catalog at rear. -- Hardcover, blue cloth with gold and black embossed decorations, front cover and spine, including gold portraits of three Grand Masters. Condition: very good overall (bright cover with clean pages, with endsheets cracked but still sound binding; spine just faintly darkened, with light rubbing at tips and edges; pp,16-17 soiled apparently in the printing process; edges lightly foxed).
Item Price
NZ$435.26
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Poland.

Poland.

by Michener, James A.

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$435.26
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York Random House, 1953, hardcover. Book Club Edition (complete, but printed in a smaller format, same endsheet maps). -- SIGNED by Michener, dated 1985, at the local newspaper (The Daily Intelligencer) in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Michener's home town. -- Included in this offering is the May 8, 1985 newspaper honoring the author, four pages of articles and photographs. There is a photo of Michener's basketball team, lauditory comments from local literary scholars as well as friends, President Reagan congratulations letter reprinted. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket.
Item Price
NZ$435.26
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA
Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. 2 volumes.
More Photos

Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. 2 volumes.

by Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
NZ$1,978.44
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Boston Roberts Brothers, 1872, hardcover. Early reprint edition 1872 in similar format to the original: spines and title pages: Part First; Part Second; publisher's ad at rear states two volumes $3.00. -- Each volume has four illustrations. -- This copy was gifted to the owner in 1873, with a quote about friendship, written in a tiny elegant hand. -- Hardcover, two volumes, green cloth with elaborate gold spine decoration, brown endsheets. Condition: good-only (spines slanted and tips worn; covers lightly rubbed; hinges cracked on outside and inside and were possibly repaired; stain top- and bottom-edges which shows on inner margins of pages). -- Overall, the decorated spines are fairly attractive, and the early ownership makes a charming addition to this much-loved classic.
Item Price
NZ$1,978.44
NZ$5.95 shipping to USA