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  • Publisher: [Ashland, Wisconsin, J.M. Turner & Co., 1889)
[Ashland, Wisconsin, J.M. Turner & Co., 1889). Folio. 86 leaves with 123 photographic images of the Lake Superior region in what has become the most desirable pictorial view of the entire area before the turn of the 20th century. As early as 1910 Lathrop Harper's rare book catalog noted it was known only as a privately printed work and quite costly presumably for a special presentation. This rare book is filled with photographs and reminiscences by the author of many sites associated with Lake Superior including Profile Rock a sea stack situated just off the north shore of Basswood Island. Profile Rock is associated with some interesting folklore and is now known as "Honeymoon Rock." A major surprise in reading this book was to find not only a few paragraphs (and a poem) about Steamboat Island but also its photograph as it stood in the Summer of 1888. Judging from the size of the individual scaling the summit (and hastening erosion), the elevation was approximately 20-25 feet above lake level at that time. From J. M. Turner's description of the island: "This is the smallest of the Apostle Islands and unlike any of the rest it is composed entirely of red clay on a stratum of limestone pebbles. It is so small and standing alone as it does it would seem that one severe storm could wash it away. It is protected, however, by a wide pebbly beach on which the waves spend their fury before they reach the super strata of clay." Besides the Newberry Library the other known 9 copies are in Michigan and Minnesota historical societies. The original Collotype photographs of the Lake Superior region in this volume, circa 1888, were made by Joseph M. Turner, Ashland, Wis. Images include landscape views in northern Wisconsin, northern Michigan, and islands and shores of Lake Superior. There are also images of the Chippewa Reservation at Odanah, Wis. The book measures 10" x 13 3/4" and weighs. Bound in light blue cloth, spine lettering gilt, edge rubbed, some soiling to spine and covers with a circular stain to upper board. A very good copy. (weighs 9 pounds).
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  • Publisher: Author, Marquette
  • Format: Hardcover
History & people of the Huron Mountain & Marquette area of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Set, two large hardcovers, full geen cloth, gilt titling. SIGNED & dated by the author on the title page of volume 1. Light wear, minor smudges, spines a bit dished; no jackets, as issued. Text clean; xvii, blank, [851]; v, blank, [2], 851 to [1560] pages; index, bibliography, maps, figures, b/w photos. A surcharge for expedited or international shipping of this set of books will be required; please inquire for an accurate quote. Size: Quarto
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  • Publisher: Author, Marquette
  • Format: Hardcover
History & people of the Huron Mountain & Marquette area of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Set, two large hardcovers, full geen cloth, gilt titling. SIGNED & dated by the author on the title page of volume 1. Light wear, minor smudges, spines a bit dished; no jackets, as issued. Text clean; xvii, blank, [851]; v, blank, [2], 851 to [1560] pages; index, bibliography, maps, figures, b/w photos. A surcharge for expedited or international shipping of this set of books will be required; please inquire for an accurate quote. Size: Quarto
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Location: 165B. THE FIRST MAP OF CANADA MADE BY A CANADIAN, PRODUCED IN THE NEW WORLD. ONE OF ONLY FOUR KNOWN MAPS BY COUAGNE AND ONLY ONE IN NORTH AMERICA, THE REST HELD BY FRENCH LIBRARIES. Single sheet (paper size: 19 x 27-1/2 inches; framed size: 30-1/4 x 39 inches). EXCEPTIONALLY FINE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP OF "NOUVELLE FRANCE", in pen and ink with green color wash (central vertical crease). PROVENANCE: "Carte sous la Compagnie des Indes, du La Champlain et de Chouaquin" in manuscript on verso, stamp of the Dépôt de la Marine, Paris, late 1711-early 1712. This unique and exquisitely rendered, large-scale original manuscript map, showing Northeastern America (the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence River and Nova Scotia) is one of only four known examples by Couagne and the only one still in private hands; the three others are held by the Bibliotheque Nationale de France (two) and the Bibliotheque du Service Historique de la Marine (one). Jean-Baptiste de Couagne was the first cartographer born in North America. A relatively low-ranking individual in the colonial regular force, he becoming a lieutenant in 1719 and a half-pay captain in 1732, the rank he held until the day he died. We are certain this was produced in mainland Canada because Couagne's movements are well documented, and we know he never left New France. F. J. Thorpe notes that Couagne "combined diligence with integrity, retaining a sense of objectivity in the midst of those personal and procedural wrangles which marked the tenure of Verville. The usefulness and devotion to service of Couagne were matters on which even bitter enemies could agree." His map of Nouvelle France is one of the first maps relating to the American Northeast drafted by a North American-born cartographer. Couagne was born to French parents, probably in Montreal in 1687, and he trained there as a draftsman and surveyor (DCB). Although he never received training in Europe, he eventually became one of the most accomplished mapmakers in the service of the French government. As an official map sponsored by the French government, the geographical information regarding Lakes Ontario and Erie was far superior to that of the enemy English, and even to much later maps such as Henry Popple's "Map of the Northern Colonies" (1733). In fact it is much closer in detail to the highly sophisticated maps of five decades later, such as Lewis Evans "Map of the Middle British Colonies in America" (1755). In general, French mapping of the area delineated in Couagne's manuscript map was far superior to contemporary British cartography of the region. As demonstrated by late 17th-century maps done under the auspices of the French government by figures such as Louis Jolliet, La Salle, and Jean-Baptiste Louis Franquelin, the accuracy, precision, and detail of French cartography was unrivaled in this period. Relying heavily on the work of the Jesuits in New France, whose reach was extensive, cartographers and explorers consistently availed themselves of the local knowledge obtained by the missionaries. The cartographic competition that resulted from the British and French contest for colonial strongholds led to the production of remarkably sophisticated maps such as this one, which, never published in printed form, was jealously guarded by the French government for the crucial information it so masterfully delineated. Couagne's map of Nouvelle France represents a unique and valuable historic document: an illustration of the colonial forces at work in critical areas of Northeastern America, the best in contemporary cartography of that region, and an early and unique work by the first North American-born mapmaker. This map and the knowledge expressed in it were considered so sensitive that it was kept in the archives of the Depot de Marine in Marseilles until the 1950s. At the time the French government considered that this proportion of their national archive was surplus to their holdings at the Bibliotheque Nationale,
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Location: 165B. THE FIRST MAP OF CANADA MADE BY A CANADIAN, PRODUCED IN THE NEW WORLD. ONE OF ONLY FOUR KNOWN MAPS BY COUAGNE AND ONLY ONE IN NORTH AMERICA, THE REST HELD BY FRENCH LIBRARIES. Single sheet (paper size: 19 x 27-1/2 inches; framed size: 30-1/4 x 39 inches). EXCEPTIONALLY FINE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP OF "NOUVELLE FRANCE", in pen and ink with green color wash (central vertical crease). PROVENANCE: "Carte sous la Compagnie des Indes, du La Champlain et de Chouaquin" in manuscript on verso, stamp of the Dépôt de la Marine, Paris, late 1711-early 1712. This unique and exquisitely rendered, large-scale original manuscript map, showing Northeastern America (the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence River and Nova Scotia) is one of only four known examples by Couagne and the only one still in private hands; the three others are held by the Bibliotheque Nationale de France (two) and the Bibliotheque du Service Historique de la Marine (one). Jean-Baptiste de Couagne was the first cartographer born in North America. A relatively low-ranking individual in the colonial regular force, he becoming a lieutenant in 1719 and a half-pay captain in 1732, the rank he held until the day he died. We are certain this was produced in mainland Canada because Couagne's movements are well documented, and we know he never left New France. F. J. Thorpe notes that Couagne "combined diligence with integrity, retaining a sense of objectivity in the midst of those personal and procedural wrangles which marked the tenure of Verville. The usefulness and devotion to service of Couagne were matters on which even bitter enemies could agree." His map of Nouvelle France is one of the first maps relating to the American Northeast drafted by a North American-born cartographer. Couagne was born to French parents, probably in Montreal in 1687, and he trained there as a draftsman and surveyor (DCB). Although he never received training in Europe, he eventually became one of the most accomplished mapmakers in the service of the French government. As an official map sponsored by the French government, the geographical information regarding Lakes Ontario and Erie was far superior to that of the enemy English, and even to much later maps such as Henry Popple's "Map of the Northern Colonies" (1733). In fact it is much closer in detail to the highly sophisticated maps of five decades later, such as Lewis Evans "Map of the Middle British Colonies in America" (1755). In general, French mapping of the area delineated in Couagne's manuscript map was far superior to contemporary British cartography of the region. As demonstrated by late 17th-century maps done under the auspices of the French government by figures such as Louis Jolliet, La Salle, and Jean-Baptiste Louis Franquelin, the accuracy, precision, and detail of French cartography was unrivaled in this period. Relying heavily on the work of the Jesuits in New France, whose reach was extensive, cartographers and explorers consistently availed themselves of the local knowledge obtained by the missionaries. The cartographic competition that resulted from the British and French contest for colonial strongholds led to the production of remarkably sophisticated maps such as this one, which, never published in printed form, was jealously guarded by the French government for the crucial information it so masterfully delineated. Couagne's map of Nouvelle France represents a unique and valuable historic document: an illustration of the colonial forces at work in critical areas of Northeastern America, the best in contemporary cartography of that region, and an early and unique work by the first North American-born mapmaker. This map and the knowledge expressed in it were considered so sensitive that it was kept in the archives of the Depot de Marine in Marseilles until the 1950s. At the time the French government considered that this proportion of their national archive was surplus to their holdings at the Bibliotheque Nationale,
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  • Publisher: Richard Bentley
London: Richard Bentley, 1860. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. [x], 376 pp. Early 20th century three quarter leather binding with marbled paper sides, titles and ruling in gilt on black and crimson spine compartments. Very Good with wear along edges; foxing to endpapers; occasional thumbsoil, creased corner, and bit of foxing to contents; front hinge a bit free. A series of short pieces originally submitted to Dublin University Magazine by the Nova Scotian author, judge, and politician Thomas Chandler Haliburton. In 1860 he emigrated to England and became a Conservative MP. University of Toronto Press writes of this book, "Its quality of interest lies in its major purpose: the programme of a thorough going British imperialist who advocates 'a three-fold policy for developing intercommunication between the motherland and the colonies.' In this work, Haliburton proposed that Great Britain subsidize transatlantic steamers between its ports and the colonies, complete the Intercolonial Railway and continue it to Lake Superior, and provide a 'safe, easy, and expeditious route to Fraser's River on the Pacific.' Haliburton further argues for the substitution of a permanent colonial council of appointees from the colonies in place of the Colonial Office, and he raises the possibility of colonial representation in the British parliament.
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  • Publisher: The Century Co
New York: The Century Co, 1898. First edition thus. Exquisite binding in fine condition in blue cloth slipcase, contents about fine but for small closed tears to bottom inner edge on three preliminaries. (Very subtle crease to upper spine panel).. First edition thus. Folio. xx, 184p. Introduction by H. R. Haweis. "Embellished with over one hundred and twenty designs done by three brothers": George Woolliscroft Rhead, Frederick Rhead, and Louis Rhead. Text in brown. Every page with large decorative frames in green depicting flowers and trailing vines, some pages with vignette illustrations in the text in brown, and with frontispiece and 36 full-page images in brown. In a deluxe binding by Sickles in full blue crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and simple gilt flowers and vines in the panels, the covers with triple fillet borders with large cornerpieces including a large tan onlay as a flower on each, the upper cover with central initials. Inscribed and Signed by Louis Rhead, March 23, 1903.
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  • Publisher: London: Faber & Faber,
London: Faber & Faber,, 1939. Octavo. Original black cloth, title gilt to the spine. Portrait frontispiece, plates, folding coloured map. A little rubbed and dusty, corners bumped, mildly cocked, pale toning to the text, small Arthur Probsthain bookseller's ticket to the front pastedown, ex-Times Book Club, label and issue slip carefully removed from the rear pastedown, remains very good. First English edition following the German of the previous year. Well represented institutionally, but decidedly uncommon on the market. "English translation of Bismillah!: Vom Huang-ho zum Indus. Wilhelm Filchner, scientist and explorer, at the age of 21 participated in his first expedition (1900), which led him to Russia. In 1903�05 made an expedition to Tibet. In Tibet again twice (1926�28 and 1935-1937), Filchner conducted cartographic surveys and magnetic observations. He also made a magnetic survey of Nepal (1939�40). Filchner's last mission to Tibet overlapped the controversial [SS Ahnenerbe] exploration led by German zoologist Ernst Schäfer (1938-39)" (Arcadian Library online, retrieved 28/03/2019) Yakushi F49b "astronomical and magnetic traverse in Central Asia".
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  • Publisher: The World Publishing Co
NY & Cleveland: The World Publishing Co, 1969. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. First edition with top edge stained yellow, number line to '1' on last page, red cloth, jacket priced $5.95. Book near fine with some spotting to top edge of text block, a few scattered tiny spots to bottom edge of text block, cloth boards just the slightest bit curved; jacket very good with tiny chip to top left corner of front panel and very small triangular chip to bottom of rear jacket panel. One of the loveliest editions of this classic and very hard to find in this condition.
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  • Publisher: Humanities
  • Format: Hardcover
B000J0G3PC Humanities Press; Atlantic Highlands, 1988. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine, small dent to spine, slight wear to spine ends, in a Good only, moderate wear to edges, open tear spine bottom repaired to verso with transparent tape, Dustwrapper. A nice, clean unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or aprx 6 x 9 inches], indexed, 403pp. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.
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  • Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., 1889. xxiii, [1], 284pp, contemporary full morocco by Zaehnsdorf, raised flat bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, remaining panels with two repeated butterfly tools, covers with single fillet border and the same butterfly tools repeated, inner edges gilt, t.e.g. with marbled endpapers. Small bump to head of spine, slightly rubbed to extremities, spine slightly dulled. Internally quite bright and clean. Title in red and black. Zaehnsdorf binding with their medallic gilt stamp to lower pastedown which Broomhead notes was "apparently used, along with other similar stamps, as a quality mark on the sperior bindings produced by the firm" (Broomhead, The Zaehnsdorfs, page 73). Selections from several eighteenth century periodicals including Tatler, Spectator and Connoisseur. Not in Alban Dobson's bibliography of books by Austin Dobson. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 12mo.
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  • Publisher: 1866
London: Bell and Daldy 1866. Sm. 8vo. Orig. gilt-dec. full dark burgundy morocco (spine slightly faded). Spine gilt-titled and with raised bands. Inside dentelles. A.e.g. (xl 240pp.). With title-vign. dec. initials dec. chapter headings and illust. tail-pieces. (Aldine Editions). Some foxing to prelims and endpapers and slight stains to pp.63-66 from the red ribbon marker otherwise a fine copy. Adorned under the gilt of the fore-edge is a painting of a fleet of sailing ships leaving a harbour (possibly London) in tones of blue pink and yellow.
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  • Publisher: Chez Ladvocat, Paris
  • Format: Hardcover
AN OUTSTANDING LARGE-PAPER COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS HISTORICAL DRAMA ABOUT THE CHILDREN OF EDWARD IV OF ENGLAND, from the libraries of James de Rothschild and bibliophile Eugène Paillet (with his armorial bookplate--etching with aquatint--on front pastedown, and his ownership signature on front fly). 189 pp plus attractive engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by Prud'homme after Paul Delaroche. A LARGE-PAPER COPY, PRINTED ON FINE WOVE PAPER WITH LARGE MARGINS. Rothschild catalogue II, 1349, THIS COPY; Vicaire III, 110, CITING THIS COPY. Large 8vo. Attractively bound in boards by Raparlier (with his stamp), with a leather spine label. A bid of wear to extremities, internally UNCUT, FINE AND BRIGHT. AN OUTSTANDING COPY OF A RARE BOOK.
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  • Publisher: Yanagi
Bolinas, CA (?): Yanagi, Circa 1978. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. Very Fine. A broadside (22" x 21") with the title work, a paneled art & text collaboration between Joe Brainard & Bill Berkson. Brainard (1942-1994) & Berkson (1939-2016) were both very important figures in the New York School ferment of 1960s NYC & beyond. A poetic, whimsical tribute to Willem de Kooning, the modern art titan- the artwork here refers to de Kooning's iconic style. One of 300 hand-numbered copies, this is copy No. 91/300, published by the rare & mysterious Yanagi as part of its Yanagi IV Broadside Series as noted on colophon/limitation panel. Our research indicates this was produced during the late 1970s, based on original manuscript-artwork dating to the late 1960s. A most desirable Brainard-Berkson collaborative collectible. In very fine condition with two horizontal & three vertical creases across surface where originally folded into twelve panels with printing on one side only; a few short, faint creases & waves extending therefrom; miniscule bump-crease at upper left corner; otherwise nearly immaculate. Currently mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. Will be shipped carefully re-folded as originally issued.
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  • Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., 1889. xxiii, [1], 284pp, contemporary full morocco by Zaehnsdorf, raised flat bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, remaining panels with two repeated butterfly tools, covers with single fillet border and the same butterfly tools repeated, inner edges gilt, t.e.g. with marbled endpapers. Small bump to head of spine, slightly rubbed to extremities, spine slightly dulled. Internally quite bright and clean. Title in red and black. Zaehnsdorf binding with their medallic gilt stamp to lower pastedown which Broomhead notes was "apparently used, along with other similar stamps, as a quality mark on the sperior bindings produced by the firm" (Broomhead, The Zaehnsdorfs, page 73). Selections from several eighteenth century periodicals including Tatler, Spectator and Connoisseur. Not in Alban Dobson's bibliography of books by Austin Dobson. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 12mo.
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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
London: Thames & Hudson, 1969. 1st English edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown basked weave cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper in slightly nicked brown cloth slipcase.. La Fresnaye, Roger de. 284 pages. Folio, 32 1/2 x 26 1/2 cm. 731 illustrations, thirty-two in color. Limited edition, copy A252 of 900. La Fresnaye joined the Cubist in about 1911. "Roger de La Fresnaye was the most considerable artist in the group of adherents to the Cubist movement......." [see: COOPER p.134]. FREITAG 5087.
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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, London - New York - Toronto
  • Format: Hardcover
Lenski, Lois. COWBOY SMALL. London - New York - Toronto: Oxford University Press, (1949). First edition. Square 12mo - 7-3/8" x 7-1/4". Wheat cloth with red lettering to front cover and spine for a lovely copy of the book. Full color pictorial price-clipped dust wrapper with just the slightest hint of wear is also in very lovely condition. Color pictorial endpapers with previous owner's name neatly printed on the FFE. [48] pp. A simple story for a small child about a cowboy. The condition of the book is FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is NEAR FINE. VERY SCARCE
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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, London - New York - Toronto
  • Format: Hardcover
Lenski, Lois. COWBOY SMALL. London - New York - Toronto: Oxford University Press, (1949). First edition. Square 12mo - 7-3/8" x 7-1/4". Wheat cloth with red lettering to front cover and spine for a lovely copy of the book. Full color pictorial price-clipped dust wrapper with just the slightest hint of wear is also in very lovely condition. Color pictorial endpapers with previous owner's name neatly printed on the FFE. [48] pp. A simple story for a small child about a cowboy. The condition of the book is FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is NEAR FINE. VERY SCARCE
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  • Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company
  • Format: Hardcover
THIS COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION BOUND IN FULL BLIND STAMPED MOROCCO WITH GILT TURN INS TO BOARDS, SIX BLIND STAMPED COMPARTMENTS TO SPINES WITH BRIGHT GILT TITLES. SOME LIGHT WEAR TO LEATHER AT SPINES (SEE PHOTOS). BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, MARBLED END PAPERS, PASTE DOWNS AND BRIGHT GILT END PAGES, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, A FEW SIGNATURES PULLING FROM SPINE BUT NOT LOOSE, PAGES ARE WITHOUT MARKS EXCEPT FOR PREVIOUS OWNER INSCRIPTION TO FRONT FREE PAPER, SMALL AMOUNT OF FOXING. NICELY ILLUSTRATED - NUMEROUS FOLD OUT MAPS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. BOOKS MEASURE 9.5"x6.25". SIGNED BY P.H. SHERIDAN ON CARD MOUNTED TO FRONT FREE PAPER, INCLUDES JSA LETTER OF AUTHENTICITY. SCARCE FULL MOROCCO BINDING IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
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  • Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company
  • Format: Hardcover
THIS COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION BOUND IN FULL BLIND STAMPED MOROCCO WITH GILT TURN INS TO BOARDS, SIX BLIND STAMPED COMPARTMENTS TO SPINES WITH BRIGHT GILT TITLES. SOME LIGHT WEAR TO LEATHER AT SPINES (SEE PHOTOS). BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, MARBLED END PAPERS, PASTE DOWNS AND BRIGHT GILT END PAGES, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, A FEW SIGNATURES PULLING FROM SPINE BUT NOT LOOSE, PAGES ARE WITHOUT MARKS EXCEPT FOR PREVIOUS OWNER INSCRIPTION TO FRONT FREE PAPER, SMALL AMOUNT OF FOXING. NICELY ILLUSTRATED - NUMEROUS FOLD OUT MAPS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. BOOKS MEASURE 9.5"x6.25". SIGNED BY P.H. SHERIDAN ON CARD MOUNTED TO FRONT FREE PAPER, INCLUDES JSA LETTER OF AUTHENTICITY. SCARCE FULL MOROCCO BINDING IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
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  • Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company 1885-86, New York
  • Format: Hardcover
Rare publisher's deluxe binding of the autobiography of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, which focusing mainly on his military career during the Mexican War and the Civil War. Octavo, 2 volumes. Bound in original deluxe full morocco, covers ruled and paneled in blind with blind-stamped central motifs of Grant, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Illustrated with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles and 43 maps. In near fine condition. The rarest form of Grant's memoirs as this presentation binding were given to only a select group of people. "The best memoirs of any general's since Caesar" (Mark Twain). "A unique expression of the national character.[Grant] has conveyed the suspense which was felt by himself and his army and by all who believed in the Union cause. The reader finds himself.on edge to know how the Civil War is coming out" (Edmund Wilson). "Grant's memoirs comprise one of the most valuable writings by a military commander in history" (Eicher 492).
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  • Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company
New York: Charles L. Webster & Company , 1891. first thus Editions.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1st Printing Copyright Date is 1891, This complete volume of Sheridan's memoirs is bound in rust cloth with gilt and black lettering and pictorial design. In offering this record, penned by my own hand, of the events of my life, and of my participation in our great struggle for national existence, human liberty, and political equality, I make no pretension to literary merit; the importance of the subject-matter of my narrative is my only claim on the reader's attention. This decoratively bound volume shows some indications of age/wear, including rubbing and shelfwear. The text block remains sound, and text and illustrations are clear and crisp through mild age toning. Ex-libris plates are pasted to the front endpapers.
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  • Publisher: Eugène Rey, (Paris)
In-12, 34 ff. non chiffrées, couverture noire illustrée à rabats. Impression en noir et rouge. Charmante plaquette paillarde. En parfait état. Rare. Langue : Français
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  • Publisher: Sporting Classics, Publishers, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Format: Hardcover
Signed and inscribed by Ernest Hemingway to Lynn Bogue Hunt on signature cut adhered adjacent to half-title page: "To Lynn Bogue Hunt, with very best wishes from his friend, Ernest Hemingway". Deep ruddy red pebbled full-leather boards, bright gilt embossed cover design and spine titles. Front features a Hunt game bird in raised gilt with his stylish paintbrush signature in gilt below. Interior features fine heavy stock coated pages. Lavishly illustrated with full and partial-page images of the natural and realist paintings and drawings of LBH. This marvelous volume showcases the complete collection of Hunt paintings acquired by New Jersey sportsman Paul Vartanian. It is the worldÂ?s largest assembly of Hunt paintings, drawings, and memorabilia, and the largest and most complete collection of the work of any major sporting artist. Signed and numbered by Paul Vartanian at half-title page: "Paul Vartanian, #278/500". Folio oversize 9 1/2" x 12 1/4" design. Printed in Canada. 180 pages. Insured post. Acclaimed wildlife artist Lynn Bogue Hunt, who illustrated more national magazine covers than any other artist in history, is featured here. An angler, hunter, and artist, Hunt was AmericaÂ?s most popular and prolific outdoor illustrator of the mid-twentieth century - the "Golden Age" of the American outdoors. He painted a record 106 covers for Field & Stream and illustrated dozens of books on waterfowling, upland bird hunting, and saltwater fishing, his three main interests as a sportsman. He designed the 1939-Â?40 Federal Duck Stamp and was described by his friend Ernest Hemingway as "the finest painter of game birds that we have in America." The high-water mark of his career, though, came in 1944 with the publication of Game Birds of America, a portfolio of a dozen full-color prints issued by Field & Stream - and accompanied by great fanfare. Ernest Hemingway himself weighed in with an endorsement. He was a bon vivant, too. Perpetually tanned and angularly handsome, he cut a dashing figure in any company. He was as comfortable twisting a lemon peel into a martini at a poolside cocktail party as he was rigging a complicated trolling bait on the deck of a pitching sport fisherman. Hunt fished, hunted, and hobnobbed with the most famous outdoorsmen of his day: Van Campen Heilner, S. Kip Farrington, Ray Holland, Zane Grey, and, as mentioned, that Hemingway guy. Hunt even did a painting of a semi-tame quail that Hemingway and his third wife, Martha Gellhorn, kept at Finca Vigia, the home in Cuba that looms so massively in the Hemingway mythology. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
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  • Publisher: Live Oak Press
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780966021240
This work is dedicated "To all my treasured gun and hunting writer friends who walk proudly in Jack O'Connor's footsteps, and for all of the countless readers, yesterday and today, who admire the work of a true master of these genres. -Jim Casada- Opening day of dove season, 2004" 9 ½" x 6". Full dark red leather, gilt titles, A. E. G., red ribbon bookmark. In slipcase with white cloth boards. Stated first edition, Deluxe Edition copy numbered #268 of limited 1000 copies. Signed by Bradford O'Connor, son of the author, on first title page. Xxx, 361pp. Condition: Near fine. Minor dirt smudges to bottom edge of white slipcase. All gilt is bright and intact. No marks from previous owners.
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  • Publisher: Higginbotham & Co.
Madras, India: Higginbotham & Co., 1883. Bound (by previous owner?) in blue cloth, with gilt title on spine; binding somewhat worn, spine chipping at corners and splitting at edges. Previous owner's name on FEP and on title pages; foxing to outside edge of page block and to early pages; contents otherwise clean and sound. Two rather peculiar enclosures: a cut recipe for 'Apricot Souffle' and a hand-written 'Receipt for "Dhi"'.. Fourth Edition. hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.
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  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/near fine. Octavo, 138pp, [5]. Red cloth, title printed in black on spine, title on front cover with illustration. Stated "first edition" on copyright page. In publishers first state dust jacket, $2.00 on front flap, light chipping along top edge, toning to spine, otherwise bright. Inscribed by author John Hersey on front free end paper, with inscription: "For Lt. Col. Ed Hagenak, U.S.M.C. John Hersey. Mar '43." Into the Valley was John Hersey's second work, following Men on Bataan. His next book, A Bell for Adano, would earn him the Pulitzer Prize in 1945.
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  • Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company
  • Format: Hardcover
Ref. F67303. 14x21. 1500 pág. aprox. Enc. de la edit. Texto en ingles. Matemáticas. 13-A spanish
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  • Publisher: The Metropolitan Musem of Art, New York, New York
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781588394729
"The brilliantly expressive clay models created by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) as "sketches" for his masterful works in marble and bronze offer extraordinary insights inot his creative imagination." Book dustjacket. Second Printing. 432 pages, 470 illustrations, including 437 in full color, glossary, checklist of drawings, bibliography and index. A very good copy in protective mylar with only very minimal rubbing and shelfwear. Crisp, clean pages. Due to the weight and size, there will be extra shipping Internationally and U.S. Priority. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
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Poissons (Natural History prints / Ichthyology- Fish- unique group) Issued mid-19th century, likely c.1830-50, Paris. Each original antique engraved image has fine detailed hand color, carefully heightened with gum arabic for artistic visual accent, all as issued. This unique little collection of old fish prints is composed of ten (10) excellent small printed images relating to icythyology (fish science). Scientifically arranged display of different fish species, each print hand colored in detail with artistic ability by an accomplished early illuminator. All remain in clean condition (see scans), nice age patina to images difficult to capture digitally, all worthy of display, gift-giving or as part of a print collection. Any condition faults are too trivial or minor to mention. Reasonably priced at $25/ image. Sheet Size: 4 5/8" x 8". Printed Area: 3 1/2" x 6".[R14829]
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  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Reprint edition. Cloth with applied illustration. Edited by Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora A. Smith. Gift inscription on the verso of the front fly, some wear to the edge of the boards, else near fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with slight loss at the crown, rear spine fold split, and some splash marks on the spine.
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  • Publisher: J.B. Lippincott & Co.
J.B. Lippincott & Co.. Hardcover. J.B.Lippincott & Co.; Philadelphia, 1864. Hardcover. Complete 4 Volume Set. Very Good, leather board corners & spine, 5 raised bands, 6 compartments, gilt title and volume number on spine, some wear/rub/scratch marks to leather spine, some shelf wear, frayed spine edges/board corners, lightly sunned pages, some foxing to text block edges, dusty top text block edges, some discoloration to front/back matters, binding very sturdy, some rubbing/fraying along board edges and spine, without Dust wrapper. A nice, clean unmarked set. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], (Vol.1) 742pp., (Vol.2) 726pp., (Vol.3) 654pp., (Vol.4) 704pp. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Very Good. 1864.
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  • Publisher: The Baker Street Irregulars, New York, Morristown
  • Format: Softcover
Octavo, bound in original wraps- A complete run of The Baker Street Journal (first series) published from 1946 to early 1949 in 4 issues per year for 1946, 47, 48 with one issue published in 1949. Thus Vol. 1 #1 through Vol. 4 #1 are present here. Issue 2 in vol. 3 is in only fair condition with missing paper backstrip and detached covers- the other issues are a bit better. The Publication resumed in 1951 with the "new series" . This new series is complete from Vol. 1 # 1 through Vol. 61 #4- 1951- 2011 with tseveral Christmas issues for the later years. Included is a program for a Sherlock Holmes play and several other bits of memorabilia. The journal was published quarterly, thus there are four issues per year. All issues are in their original paper wraps with condition varying from good to near fine- except for the one from the first series mentioned above. Nearly all older covers shown fading .The primary defects are light to moderate soiling of covers - some issues have pencil numbers on the covers- perhaps an earlier owners filing system. Some may have address labels, there may be short closed tears to some covers or pages but without loss of material Included is a special issue from Jan. 1954 for The William Gillette Memorial Luncheon. A letter we have seen from the publisher of the first series stated that the publication was halted after the first issue of the 4th volume. The first issue of the new series states that the publication of the first series was a bit too expensive to continue in such a fine form, thus the first volume of the new series was being cheaply produced in 200 copies (those first issues are present in this set). The subsequent issues were inexpensively produced as well, but perhaps a bit better quality with more recent one including some color. This set will occupy ca. 3' or 1m of shelf space perhaps more. Note: due to weight and size of this set, shipping outside the USA or priority shipping will be more expensive than for an average book.
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  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company
Introduction by W. B. Yeats. Rabindranath Tagore was a Pirali Bengali Brahmin from Calcutta. He became Asia's first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature. Tagore first wrote poems at age eight. He published his first substantial poetry under the pseudonym Bhanushingho (Sun Lion). Tagore's works included numerous novels, short-stories, a collection of songs, dance-drama, political and personal essays.laid inside a review of Rabindranath Tagore: The Myriad-Minded Man by Dutta, Krishna and Andrew Robinson , by Paul Mann which has left ghost shadows on the pages of the book where it was kept for the last 25 years.
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  • Publisher: The Baker Street Irregulars, New York, Morristown
  • Format: Softcover
A nearly complete run of this journal from 1953 to 1981. The journal was published quarterly, thus there are four issues per year. We do not know if four were actually published each year, thus it is possible that some missing issues were not published. The following list is of the issues. 1953 (vol. 3) and 1954 (vol. 4)- complete, 1955 missing nos. 2,4, 1956 missing nos. 1,2 , 1957 and 1958 and 1959 complete, 1960 missing no.4, 1961 complete, 1962 missing nos. 2,3 and 4, 1963 missing nos. 1,2 and 3, 1964 missing nos. 1, 2, 3, 1965 missing no. 4, 1966 and 1967 and 1968 and 1969 -complete, 1970 and 1971 and 1972 -complete 1973 missing no. 4., 1974 missing no. 3, 1975 and 1976 -complete, 1977 missing no. 1, 1978 -complete, 1979 missing nos. 1,4, and 1980 missing nos. 2,4, 1981 no. 1 only present. All issues are in their original paper wraps with condition varying from good to very good a few might be considered fair. Nearly all covers shown fading.The primary defects are light to moderate soiling of covers, a few have writing on covers - possibly inside but not observed. Some issues have an insert some may be with subject index for the previous years' articles. a total of 91 issues for the 28 years (plus first quarter of 1981) covered here. with a maximum of 22 issues missing from the run. Note: due to weight and size of this set, shipping outside the USA will be more expensive than for an average book.
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S.l.: 1777. In-8: 13 x 20.5 cm, 58 pp. �dition originale de cette comédie de Louis de Laus de Boissy. (Barbier 3150). Reliure de l'époque aux rares armes de l'empeur Joseph II, frère de Marie-Antoinette. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre de maroquin vert et entièrement orné d'un décor géométrique. Trois filets en encadrement des plats frappés aux armes impériales. Roulettes aux coupes et aux chasses. "Très jolie comédie" (Voltaire). Une jeune veuve a quatre amants ; elle promet sa main à celui d'entre eux qui aura le meilleur cheval et arrivera le premier à la barrière du Roule, à Neuilly. « je me suis restraint � écrit l�auteur dans sa préface � à peindre une jeune veuve que la mode des courses entraîne dans des étourderies inimaginables ».Très précieux exemplaire frappé aux armes de Joseph II lors de sa visite à Paris du 19 avril au 30 mai 1777. Joseph de Lorraine (1741-1790), Joseph II, en tant qu'empereur des Romains, fils aîné de François de Lorraine, grand-duc de Toscane puis empereur des Romains, et de Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche, il succéda à son père comme empereur des Romains en 1765 et devint alors corégent des possessions héréditaires des Habsbourg ; il hérita de celles-ci en 1780 à la mort de sa mère, l'impératrice Marie-Thérèse.
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S.l.: 1777. In-8: 13 x 20.5 cm, 58 pp. �dition originale de cette comédie de Louis de Laus de Boissy. (Barbier 3150). Reliure de l'époque aux rares armes de l'empeur Joseph II, frère de Marie-Antoinette. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre de maroquin vert et entièrement orné d'un décor géométrique. Trois filets en encadrement des plats frappés aux armes impériales. Roulettes aux coupes et aux chasses. "Très jolie comédie" (Voltaire). Une jeune veuve a quatre amants ; elle promet sa main à celui d'entre eux qui aura le meilleur cheval et arrivera le premier à la barrière du Roule, à Neuilly. « je me suis restraint � écrit l�auteur dans sa préface � à peindre une jeune veuve que la mode des courses entraîne dans des étourderies inimaginables ».Très précieux exemplaire frappé aux armes de Joseph II lors de sa visite à Paris du 19 avril au 30 mai 1777. Joseph de Lorraine (1741-1790), Joseph II, en tant qu'empereur des Romains, fils aîné de François de Lorraine, grand-duc de Toscane puis empereur des Romains, et de Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche, il succéda à son père comme empereur des Romains en 1765 et devint alors corégent des possessions héréditaires des Habsbourg ; il hérita de celles-ci en 1780 à la mort de sa mère, l'impératrice Marie-Thérèse.
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  • Publisher: Franklin Printing and Publishing
Atlanta: Franklin Printing and Publishing, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Thick octavo. [2], x, 632 pages. Frontispiece photograph of the author. Illustrated with index to illustrations in back. Black cloth hardcover with faded gilt title on spine. Green patterned end sheets. Light shelf wear and fading to cloth. Interior in very good condition. Introduction written by Clement Evans. Nevins I p.168 - "Two-thirds of this history consists of rosters and biographical sketches; the comparatively short narrative has some quotable data.
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  • Publisher: Cahiers d'Art.
Paris: Cahiers d'Art., 1931. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Original paper covers. B/w plates. Rubbed and chipped at spine with slight loss.
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  • Publisher: Walter Scott
London: Walter Scott, 1889. Ernest Shackleton's copy of Tolstoy's masterpiece with his ownership signature to the pastedown of each volume. Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel. Shackleton's biographer Roland Huntford notes that Shackleton retrieved a copy of Anna Karenina from the Endurance with a few other books before the ship was destroyed. Introduction by Nathan Haskell Dole. In very good condition with light rubbing to the extremities. From the library of Ernest Shackleton. An exceptional association. Vladimir Nabokov called Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina "one of the greatest love stories in world literature." Matthew Arnold claimed it was not so much a work of art as "a piece of life." Set in imperial Russia, Anna Karenina is a rich and complex meditation on passionate love and disastrous infidelity. First issued serially in 1873; first published in book form in Moscow in 1878. Upon first reading it, Dostoyevsky wrote: "Anna Karenina is sheer perfection as a work of art. No European work of fiction of our present day comes anywhere near it.
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Wilmington, N.C., 1874. Hardcover. Very good. Manuscript on paper, 58 unnumbered pages, written in an octavo ruled notebook, the MS occupying the first half, the second being blank. Contemporary American binding (sheepskin over boards), light wear to binding extremities, hinges cracked but firm, marbled edges. An attractive manuscript in very good antiquarian condition. AN AMERICAN MANUSCRIPT CATALOGUE OF PLANTS GROWING AROUND WILMINGTON, N.C., being hand-written transcript of another manuscript of Moses Curtis's "Catalogue of Plants Growing Spontaneously Around Wilmington, NC." On the first leaf is the note: "Copied by Dr. E. Foreman from a Mss [manuscript] presented to him by Mr. S.A. Story of Wilmington NC, October 1874." Dr. Foreman's additions to the work appear at the end. Beautifully and articulately written by hand in ink, bound in a full leather booklet. Moses A. Curtis (1808-1872) was a noted American botanist. Curtis was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts and educated at Williams College in Massachusetts. After graduating, he became a tutor for the children of former Governor Edward Bishop Dudley in Wilmington, North Carolina, returning to Massachusetts in 1833 to study theology. He married Mary de Rosset in 1834, was ordained in 1835 and obtained a post to teach at the Episcopal school at Raleigh, North Carolina. He became rector of the Protestant Episcopal Church at Hillsborough, North Carolina in 1841 and in charge of a parish at Society Hill, South Carolina in 1847 before returning to the Protestant Episcopal Church at Hillsborough in 1857. He died in Hillsborough, North Carolina in 1872. As a botanist, Curtis explored the southern Appalachian Mountains, embarking on a major expedition in 1839. He maintained a herbarium of dried specimens and contributed specimens to John Torrey and Asa Gray. He collected lichens for Edward Tuckerman and corresponded with many other botanists, including Miles Joseph Berkeley to whom he sent many specimens with descriptions and notes. Gray said of him that "No living botanist ... is so well acquainted with the vegetation of the southern Allegheny Mountains ..." and that he "...was among the first to retrace the steps and rediscover the plants found and published by the elder Michaux, in the higher Alleghany Mountains. For the last twenty-five years of his life, he studied and became an authority on mycology." A VERY CURIOUS AMERICAN BOTANICAL MANUSCRIPT IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
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Wilmington, N.C., 1874. Hardcover. Very good. Manuscript on paper, 58 unnumbered pages, written in an octavo ruled notebook, the MS occupying the first half, the second being blank. Contemporary American binding (sheepskin over boards), light wear to binding extremities, hinges cracked but firm, marbled edges. An attractive manuscript in very good antiquarian condition. AN AMERICAN MANUSCRIPT CATALOGUE OF PLANTS GROWING AROUND WILMINGTON, N.C., being hand-written transcript of another manuscript of Moses Curtis's "Catalogue of Plants Growing Spontaneously Around Wilmington, NC." On the first leaf is the note: "Copied by Dr. E. Foreman from a Mss [manuscript] presented to him by Mr. S.A. Story of Wilmington NC, October 1874." Dr. Foreman's additions to the work appear at the end. Beautifully and articulately written by hand in ink, bound in a full leather booklet. Moses A. Curtis (1808-1872) was a noted American botanist. Curtis was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts and educated at Williams College in Massachusetts. After graduating, he became a tutor for the children of former Governor Edward Bishop Dudley in Wilmington, North Carolina, returning to Massachusetts in 1833 to study theology. He married Mary de Rosset in 1834, was ordained in 1835 and obtained a post to teach at the Episcopal school at Raleigh, North Carolina. He became rector of the Protestant Episcopal Church at Hillsborough, North Carolina in 1841 and in charge of a parish at Society Hill, South Carolina in 1847 before returning to the Protestant Episcopal Church at Hillsborough in 1857. He died in Hillsborough, North Carolina in 1872. As a botanist, Curtis explored the southern Appalachian Mountains, embarking on a major expedition in 1839. He maintained a herbarium of dried specimens and contributed specimens to John Torrey and Asa Gray. He collected lichens for Edward Tuckerman and corresponded with many other botanists, including Miles Joseph Berkeley to whom he sent many specimens with descriptions and notes. Gray said of him that "No living botanist ... is so well acquainted with the vegetation of the southern Allegheny Mountains ..." and that he "...was among the first to retrace the steps and rediscover the plants found and published by the elder Michaux, in the higher Alleghany Mountains. For the last twenty-five years of his life, he studied and became an authority on mycology." A VERY CURIOUS AMERICAN BOTANICAL MANUSCRIPT IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
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  • Publisher: George Newnes, Ltd.
London: George Newnes, Ltd.. Paperback. Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: The Magician's Curse - a vendetta on Sardinia; With a Motion-Picture Camera Under the Sea - using the ingenious technology invented by Mr. J. Ernest Williamson - article with wonderful photos; Three Asses In the Pyrenees - part 3 of a fun pursuit of adventure travel in Europe; The Soul of Burma - Part 2 of 2 - nice photo-illustrated article on a trip to Irawadi; "Sugar" - ; The Tragedy of "Miss Miami" - this flying boad crashed on a trip to Bimini from Miami; On the Spoor of the Elephant - J. Morewood Dowsett describes his escape from elephants, and recounts stories of his companion John Deacon - article with photos; My Boa-Constrictor - Sir Curtis Lampson and a snake which escaped in a crowded hotel; Paper Money - a quick tale from West Africa; Caught in a Death-Trap - Part 2 of 2 of the remarkable tribulations of two motorcyclists crossing the Mojave desert in California; The Odyssey of Humbert Rulliere - Part 3 of 3 of this incredible biography; Millions in Oil - the marvels of Mexia, America's latest field - article with photos; Luck - a story from Alaska. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this great vintage issue. . Good. 1923. First Edition.
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  • Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge [S.P.C.K.] published under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, Sold at the depositories: Great Queen Street, Lincoln Inn Fields,; 4, Royal Exchange; 16, Hanover Street, Hanover Squa
  • Format: Hardcover
First edition. Published 1848. Parts I, II and III complete, bound in one volume. Illustrated with wood-engraved chapter-heads and chapter-tail-pieces. ***Very good in the original blind embossed decorated brown cloth-covered boards, with gilt titles and gilt decoration to spine. Gilt bright. Corners of boards slightly bumped. Head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Contemporaneous owner's name address and date in sepia fountain pen to front free endpaper: 'Fanny Coupland, Repham School Aug. 6th 1861, L?L?', and a more recent name in blue biro : 'Eric Coxan' to front pastedown. Pages clean. Spine tight. ***iv,121 pps, iv, 180 pps, iv, 163 pps and publisher's adverts to rear. 148mm x 96mm. ***'She always required some one to look after her; if she had to dust a table or chest of drawers, she would leave one corner untouched by the cloth, or if it was a chair, she would wipe over three legs and leave the fourth undone; and in sweeping there was sure to be a corner where the dirt was left lying. Miss Barnard, who exacted the most rigorous attention to her comfort, and who never viewed any little failing with indulgence, was incessantly ringing up Jessy to scold, and to make her do her work over again; and often, before the girl could reach the bottom of the stairs, an imperative pull of the bell would summon her back to execute in a better manner the orders given. Jessy thought the young lady extremely tyrannical, and endless were the janglings and disputes between them. ***Before Martha's accident, when she worked along with Jessy, the girl was kept in tolerable submission, and her work far from being overlooked was pretty well done. But now that Martha could not follow her, she was negligent, and often three or four times as long up stairs as she ought to have done. ***With great difficulty, the poor lame servant reached the second floor, and pausing a few moments to recover herself, she opened the door, and entered Miss Barnard's room, and there kneeling on the ground before the window seat was the little servant maid playing a game of dominoes by herself --- To play a game of dominoes had been a long-cherished wish of Jessy's --- She had often sought for an opportunity of trying her skill, but the person to whom the set belonged, always kept it locked up --- This morning --- she had forgotten to lock her drawers, --- and the one that contained the dominoes was left half open, and there, right in front, with the lid off, stood the box most temptingly open to view --- in haste --- she knocked a mug off the wash-stand, and broke its handle --- a valuable china mug --- and seeing a pot of paste for gluing paper, she attempted to glue the handle back with the paper glue.' (Quote from page 105-106, Part I). ***An extremely rare first edition, all three parts complete in one volume with woodcuts by Josiah Wood Whymper [Whimper], in very good complete collectable condition - an important primary source for social historians interested in the Victorian era. ***Of interest to collectors of mid-Victorian social history first edition titles and academics researching primary sources concerning the life of maid-servants and those in domestic service in Victorian Britain, and the woodcut illustrations of Josiah Wood Whymper, examples of whose work can be viewed in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. ***Four copies only of the first edition on COPAC. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc.
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  • Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge [S.P.C.K.] published under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, Sold at the depositories: Great Queen Street, Lincoln Inn Fields,; 4, Royal Exchange; 16, Hanover Street, Hanover Squa
  • Format: Hardcover
First edition. Published 1848. Parts I, II and III complete, bound in one volume. Illustrated with wood-engraved chapter-heads and chapter-tail-pieces. ***Very good in the original blind embossed decorated brown cloth-covered boards, with gilt titles and gilt decoration to spine. Gilt bright. Corners of boards slightly bumped. Head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Contemporaneous owner's name address and date in sepia fountain pen to front free endpaper: 'Fanny Coupland, Repham School Aug. 6th 1861, L?L?', and a more recent name in blue biro : 'Eric Coxan' to front pastedown. Pages clean. Spine tight. ***iv,121 pps, iv, 180 pps, iv, 163 pps and publisher's adverts to rear. 148mm x 96mm. ***'She always required some one to look after her; if she had to dust a table or chest of drawers, she would leave one corner untouched by the cloth, or if it was a chair, she would wipe over three legs and leave the fourth undone; and in sweeping there was sure to be a corner where the dirt was left lying. Miss Barnard, who exacted the most rigorous attention to her comfort, and who never viewed any little failing with indulgence, was incessantly ringing up Jessy to scold, and to make her do her work over again; and often, before the girl could reach the bottom of the stairs, an imperative pull of the bell would summon her back to execute in a better manner the orders given. Jessy thought the young lady extremely tyrannical, and endless were the janglings and disputes between them. ***Before Martha's accident, when she worked along with Jessy, the girl was kept in tolerable submission, and her work far from being overlooked was pretty well done. But now that Martha could not follow her, she was negligent, and often three or four times as long up stairs as she ought to have done. ***With great difficulty, the poor lame servant reached the second floor, and pausing a few moments to recover herself, she opened the door, and entered Miss Barnard's room, and there kneeling on the ground before the window seat was the little servant maid playing a game of dominoes by herself --- To play a game of dominoes had been a long-cherished wish of Jessy's --- She had often sought for an opportunity of trying her skill, but the person to whom the set belonged, always kept it locked up --- This morning --- she had forgotten to lock her drawers, --- and the one that contained the dominoes was left half open, and there, right in front, with the lid off, stood the box most temptingly open to view --- in haste --- she knocked a mug off the wash-stand, and broke its handle --- a valuable china mug --- and seeing a pot of paste for gluing paper, she attempted to glue the handle back with the paper glue.' (Quote from page 105-106, Part I). ***An extremely rare first edition, all three parts complete in one volume with woodcuts by Josiah Wood Whymper [Whimper], in very good complete collectable condition - an important primary source for social historians interested in the Victorian era. ***Of interest to collectors of mid-Victorian social history first edition titles and academics researching primary sources concerning the life of maid-servants and those in domestic service in Victorian Britain, and the woodcut illustrations of Josiah Wood Whymper, examples of whose work can be viewed in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. ***Four copies only of the first edition on COPAC. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc.
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  • Publisher: Ã?d. France loisirs
Éd. France loisirs, 2006. in8. Broché. 544 pages. Résumé : La barrière qui séparait l'Ancien et le Nouveau Monde a été brisée. Des forces anciennes viennent assiéger les Contrées du Milieu. Des forces si terrifiantes que la dernière fois qu'elles ont frappé il y a 3000 ans on n'a pu les repousser qu'en murant l'Ancien Monde à l'aide d'une barrière magique infranchissable. A présent celle-ci n'est plus et Richard Rahl et Kahlan Amnell sont les seuls à pouvoir faire face aux puissances maléfiques qui vont déferler. Richard est le Sourcier de Vérité mais il est aussi un sorcier de guerre le premier depuis des millénaires. Quant à Kahlan sa bien-aimée elle se cache loin de lui traquée par des fanatiques qui ont entrepris d'assassiner tous les possesseurs de magie. Ils se font appeler le Sang de la Déchirure ils torturent et tuent des innocents en prétendant lutter contre le Mal. Alors que règnent la manipulation et la guerre Richard devra tout faire pour empêcher une apocalypse d'une sauvagerie inimaginable : accepter le pouvoir qu'il a hérité de son père et utiliser toutes ses ressources magiques pour vaincre l'ennemi sauver Kahlan et refermer le portail. A propos de l'auteur : Terry Goodkind est le nouveau prodige de la Fantasy américaine. En quelques mois son cycle de L'Epée de Vérité est devenu un best-seller international vendu à plus de 20 millions d'exemplaires. Pour la première fois depuis Terry Brooks un auteur a de nouveau réussi l'exploit de réunir tous les publics sous sa bannière. Traîtrise aventure intrigue amour tous les ingrédients sont réunis dans ce cycle pour en faire la plus grande fresque de Fantasy depuis Tolkien. Ce roman est la suite inédite en France de La Première Leçon du Sorcier et de La Pierre des Larmes
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  • Publisher: Ã?d. France loisirs
Éd. France loisirs, 2006. in8. Broché. 544 pages. Résumé : La barrière qui séparait l'Ancien et le Nouveau Monde a été brisée. Des forces anciennes viennent assiéger les Contrées du Milieu. Des forces si terrifiantes que la dernière fois qu'elles ont frappé il y a 3000 ans on n'a pu les repousser qu'en murant l'Ancien Monde à l'aide d'une barrière magique infranchissable. A présent celle-ci n'est plus et Richard Rahl et Kahlan Amnell sont les seuls à pouvoir faire face aux puissances maléfiques qui vont déferler. Richard est le Sourcier de Vérité mais il est aussi un sorcier de guerre le premier depuis des millénaires. Quant à Kahlan sa bien-aimée elle se cache loin de lui traquée par des fanatiques qui ont entrepris d'assassiner tous les possesseurs de magie. Ils se font appeler le Sang de la Déchirure ils torturent et tuent des innocents en prétendant lutter contre le Mal. Alors que règnent la manipulation et la guerre Richard devra tout faire pour empêcher une apocalypse d'une sauvagerie inimaginable : accepter le pouvoir qu'il a hérité de son père et utiliser toutes ses ressources magiques pour vaincre l'ennemi sauver Kahlan et refermer le portail. A propos de l'auteur : Terry Goodkind est le nouveau prodige de la Fantasy américaine. En quelques mois son cycle de L'Epée de Vérité est devenu un best-seller international vendu à plus de 20 millions d'exemplaires. Pour la première fois depuis Terry Brooks un auteur a de nouveau réussi l'exploit de réunir tous les publics sous sa bannière. Traîtrise aventure intrigue amour tous les ingrédients sont réunis dans ce cycle pour en faire la plus grande fresque de Fantasy depuis Tolkien. Ce roman est la suite inédite en France de La Première Leçon du Sorcier et de La Pierre des Larmes
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  • Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates
Tor / Tom Doherty Associates, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First editions, except Debt of Bones which is the 2001 revised edition. Overall a near fine set, though a few of the earlier volumes are lightly foxed along the page ridges and the gilt portion of Blood of the Fold's jacket. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The complete original eleven-volume Sword of Truth series, plus Debt of Bones.
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  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 8211. First Edition. Two volumes bound in one. 4to, later brown hardcover, gilt. Frontispiece; xii, 105, (1) pages; 62 plates. [bound with] xii, 111, (1) pages; 61 monochrome plates; 2 color plates. Fine. The second volume (Part VII) calls for a color frontispiece in the list of illustrations, but this is the second copy we have handled in recent years and neither one had such a plate.
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Baltimore, 1952. 4to, later brown cloth, gilt. Color frontispiece; xx, 533, (1) pages; 174 plates, 5 depicting coins. Fine. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Archaeology, No. 39. Scarce.
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  • Publisher: The Viking Press
New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First edition of Munro Leaf's beloved children's classic. Octavo, original half tan cloth over illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. Presentation copy, inscribed by both the author and illustrator opposite the title page in the year of publication, "To Beck and I hope she'll like it Robert Lawson Aug. 29. 1936" and "'Me too' Munro Leaf." Laid in is the original transmittal autograph letter signed and entirely in the hand of Robert Lawson on his personal letterhead which reads in full, "Dear Frank thanks for your nice note and Becky for hers - I am very proud that you all saw my show & still more so that you liked it. I hope the general public does the same. All the reviews so far have been very complimentary although no one has burst any blood vessels. The Times was taken dull, but the Post had just a shade on them for dumbness. However it was meant to be nice so I shouldn't complain. Also etching is a very slow & conventional profession in which a display of enthusiasm on the part of anyone, even to artist in his work, is often frowned upon, which is one reason why the profession is, on the whole, so frightfully stuffy. We enjoyed our visit with you so much, it was great fun to see you all again. Marie has had a slight cold for the last few days but is now recovering. We hope to take a cruise somewhere the last of next week, but don't know how just, when, where and most of all how. Best to Becky & Bob. Sincerely, R.L." In the early 1930s before he began to focus exclusively on children's books, Lawson became interested in etching and proved skilled enough to receive the John Taylor Arms Prize from the Society of American Etchers in 1931. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with the $1 present on the rear flap. One of the most sought after children's books of the twentieth century, particularly scarce and desirable signed by Leaf and Lawson. "This is perhaps one of the finest 20th-century examples of the inspired wedding of a text and illustrations to make a children’s book that as a whole is even greater than the sum of its parts-which are in themselves very fine indeed. The simple, delightful Leaf story about a Spanish bull who prefers the fragrance of flowers to the roar of the bull-ring is lovingly illustrated by Robert Lawson. The overworked word ‘classic’ is well deserved here. Children have adored The Story of Ferdinand ever since the book was published" (Early Children’s Books and Their Illustrations). Translated into over 60 languages, Munro Leaf's classic became a number one bestseller in 1938 and has never gone out of print since. Despite its beloved place in children's literature, the book was banned in many countries including Spain and Nazi Germany who denounced it as a pacifist work and 'democratic propaganda.' Following the 1945 defeat of Germany during the Second World War, 30,000 copies were published to be given to the children of Germany in an effort to encourage peace. The book was adapted by Walt Disney into the classic short animated film Ferdinand the Bull in 1938, and more recently into the feature-length computer animated film, Ferdinand, produced by 20th Century Fox Animation.
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  • Format: Hardcover
London: W. Strahan and T. Gadell, 1778. Third edition (pp. xvii, 318, index, appendix, advert). Octavo (22 cm) in polished calf, gilt title in compartment on spine. Three folding engraved plates showing queen, worker, and drone; physiology; comb with cells; wasp nests. In three booksÂ? a summary of the account of the natural history of bees found in de Reaumur and Meraldi; the propagation and husbandry of bees, the design of hives, the seasonal maintenance of the hives; and the natural history of wasps together with simples methods of destroying them. At the conclusion of the Preface Wildman makes his subscribers this interesting offer: Mr. Wildman will shew the practical part to any number of subscribers, that may not be fully satisfied, not less than twenty, in any place they shall please to appoint, not exceeding three miles from London. And if any of the subscribers do not chuse to manage their bees themselves, he will undertake it for the yearly sum of Three Guineas. Front hinge leather has worn through (sewing holding firm), top and bottom of spine chipped, tips worn; internally clean and bright; plates a trifle misfolded but otherwise equally clean. A Very Good clean copy.
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  • Publisher: Architectural Book Publishing Co
New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1931. Hardcover. VG- (slight aging to dust jacket, small black spot on front cover, interior clean and tight). Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, green illustrated dust jacket with white letterings, 96 pp, profusely illustrated in bw illustrations. Foreword by Robert W. Chambers; compiled and edited by R.W. Sexton. Illustrations from original drawings prepared in the office of Mr. Shepard, and from photographs by John Wallace Gillies, inc.
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  • Publisher: Juniper Press
  • Format: Hardcover
A very fine hardcover copy, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Limited Edition of 50 hardcover copies of which only TEN are Signed by the author. This is copy Number One, Signed by the Author. A scarce book, issued without a jacket.
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  • Publisher: Chatto and Windus
London: Chatto and Windus, 1931. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Small bookseller's label, a little scattered foxing, else fine in a price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with a little fading to the spine-lettering. Satiric novel about an easily dislikeable hero. Scarce.
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  • Publisher: London: by W and A Strahan, for T Cadell, 1785
London: by W and A Strahan, for T Cadell, 1785. Two* parts in one volume, 4to, x + 204 + 130pp, with an early ownership note, dated 1785, in upper margin of title, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt and labelled, some wear to joints and spine rather darkened, else a good, crisp, copy from the contemporary library of the Howard family, presumably at Castle Howard, with the armorial bookplate> ('Vertus mille scuta') on front pastedown. First edition. A detailed study of the public revenue, a standard treatise, which was for a long time one of the chief authorities on the subject, by Sir John Sinclair [1754-1835], the first president of the Board of Agriculture. 'The work is full of detail without neglecting general principles, plentifully illustrated with tables, and ample in its treatment of later periods, though rather insufficient, in the light of modern knowledge, for the earliest period. Particular attention is given to the national debt and to Pitt's financial administration' [Palgrave]. * A third part was eventually published in 1790 but is not present here.
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  • Publisher: A. Strahan, London
  • Format: Hardcover
an account of the public income and expenditure from the remotest periods recorded in history, to Michaelmas 1802. With a review of the financial administration of the right honorable William Pitt. Three volumes printed by A. Straham in London. Volume I pp. iv-xvi-4-532, Volume II pp. iv-vii-2-63, Volume III pp. iv-vii-2-196. Three volumes, octavo, half leather, spines with raised bands, gilt ornaments. Slightly scuffed at the head and the bottom of the spine. Otherwise a very nice copy in very good condition. Ex library stamp on the back of title page. Ex Libris in all the copies. Very slightly marginal foxed not affecting the text.
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  • Publisher: Galerie de la Cible, Paris
  • Format: Softcover
One of 1040 on veige teinte, from a limited total issue of 1100 copies. 8vo. Handsomely bound in 3/4 dark red morocco and marbled paste-paper boards, gilt fillets, four raised bands on spine, author and title gilt, top edge gilt, marbled paste-paper doublures, original wrappers bound in, fine. A critical biography of the celebrated Dadaist artist who joined forces with the Surrealist group in Paris in the 1920's. Illustrated throughout with tipped-in reproductions of Picabia's work, with a pen-and-ink self-portrait as frontispiece.
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  • Publisher: Se trouve à la Galerie la Cible, Paris
  • Format: Softcover
Environ 39 pages pour ce catalogue. Portrait de Francis Picabia (1920) en frontispice. 10 illustrations en contrecollé, certaines en couleurs. Texte par Marie de la Hire (Marie Weyrich, 1878-1925). Catalogue des 53 oeuvres exposées à la Galerie la Cible en fin d'ouvrage. Achevé d'imprimer par Maurice Darantière à Dijon le 9 décembre 1920. Tirage limité à 1100 exemplaires ainsi répartis : 10 H.C. marqués de A à J, sur Chine ; 50 sur pur fil Lafuma, numérotés de 1 à 50 ; 1040 exemplaires sur Vergé teinté, numérotés de 51 à 1090. Notre exemplaire est justifié 433. Couverture souple, habillée d'un papier glassine de protection. Prévoir une réduction des frais de port, catégorie enveloppe environ 450 g ; nous vous renseignons volontiers. Etat : bon, état d'ancienneté. Papier glassine fatigué, accrocs. Couverture : bon, un petit coup de crayon sur le 1er plat. Intérieur : bon 22.5 x 16.8 x 0.5 cm 175g.
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  • Publisher: [Townsend, Delaware
Broadside, 7" x 9", printed in three columns and signed and dated in type by Townsend at the end. Light uniform tanning, Very Good. Townsend, whose papers reside at the University of Delaware, was a prominent Delaware Democrat and a staunch Unionist during the War. However, he opposed Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. During Reconstruction he helped to found the Delaware White Man's Party, which opposed the Fourteenth Amendment-- rendering Negroes citizens of the United States-- and the Fifteenth Amendment-- assuring their right to vote. Townsend denounces the "barefaced propositions of tyranny" by which the state Democratic Party would strip "the Poor White Democratic voter" of the power to nominate candidates. "The white Republicans allow the Negroes in their party the full free right to help nominate by an equal vote by ballot, and we, the white Democrats, who claim to be the descendants of Jefferson and Jackson, debar and refuse even-handed political rights and justice to the white Democratic masses." OCLC 316965116 [2- AAS, U DE] [as of August 2018].
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  • Publisher: Allied Arts Guild
Roanoke Virginia: Allied Arts Guild, 1992. 192 pages; on the half-title page, the artist has placed a white sticker with the handwritten & signed "to Bob Stagg Mark Freeman" with below, "In remembrance of the past"; (with) two greeting cards with the handwritten wish "Merry Christmas Mark Freeman" and another "Best wishes Mark Freeman" -both are color printed lithographs of the same scene, different color schemes (with) an extra lithograph, also differently colored, all signed in the plate by Mark Freeman (with) laid-in illustrated printed brochure from the publisher for the book; one of a limited edition of 1500; heavy, large volume, approx. 12 1/2" x 13 1/2" size; illustrated dustjacket; some light edge, tips wear to jacket; very good reproductions of the artwork; very good condition and especially nice for the artists' inscription & artworks.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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  • Publisher: Published by V. Praze. Nakladatel F. Topic, Knihkupec 1927. 16 Volumes. 1927.
Published by V. Praze. Nakladatel F. Topic, Knihkupec 1927. 16 Volumes. 1927., 1927. Uniform matching hard back binding in publisher's original red and black illustrated cloth covers, black title, author lettering and volume number to the spines, silk book tie to each volume. 8vo. 7'' x 5''. Contains printed pages of Czech text. Tanning to the page margins, couple of volumes with small damp marks to the edges. A Very Good clean and scarce set. Member of the P.B.F.A.
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