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A Selection of Precious Manuscripts, Historic Documuents, and Rare Books Offered for Sale by William H. Robinson LTD.

By: Robinson, Lionel, K.; Robinson, Philip, R.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: 1950


292pp. Frontis, illustrations, indices. Book has beige paper softcover with red text on front cover and spine, small red image on back cover. Covers have slight wear and slight marks, corners are slightly bent, slight creasing on spine, wear on spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Vol. 81; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 292 pages View more info

Image for Alain-Fournier 22 September 1914, Charles Peguy 5 Septembre 1914; Ernest Psichari 22 Aout 1914. Septembre 1964

Alain-Fournier 22 September 1914, Charles Peguy 5 Septembre 1914; Ernest Psichari 22 Aout 1914. Septembre 1964

By: N/a

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, C. Coulet & A. Faure, 1964

Edition: First Edition


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American Monorail Overhead Conveying Systems. Catalog B

By: American MonoRail Company

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The American MonoRail Company, 1931

Edition: First Edition


192 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated catalogue. Textured black leatherette with gilt. Bottom front corner is rubbed, bottom inch of spine is missing, some wear at spine tip as well. Interior clean and unmarked, first few pages at front and rear have a little foxing, otherwise very nice. Scarce. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Catalogue De Livres Provenant Des Bibliotheques Du Feu Roi Louis-Philippe...Bibliotheques Du Palais-Royal et De Neuilly. Deuxieme Partie, Etc + Catalogue De La Bibliotheque De M.L****, 28 Juin 1847.

By: De Lavialle, Me. Bonnefons

Price: $675.00

Publisher: Paris, L. Potier, 1852


viii + 494 pages. In French. From the Louisi-Philippe, Dont la vente aura lieu le lundi 6 decembre 1852 et les vingt jours suivants, a sept heures precises due soir, Rue des Bons-Enfants, 28, Salle Silvestre, Par le ministere de Me Bonnefons de Lavialle, Commissaire-priseur, rue de Choiseul, 11. And from Palais-Royal et de Neuilly, Deuxieme Partie, contenant, outre les livres imprimes, plusieurs manuscrits orientaux, une suite de dessins et de gravures d'anciens maitre... View more info

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Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts C 737-1600 in Cambridge Libraries Vol. I Text; Vol II Plates

By: Robinson, Pamela

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, D.S. Brewer, 1989

Edition: First Edition


[x],130; unpaginated 390 plates. 6 indices. Rejected manuscripts, addenda & errata. Glossy blue dust jackets with image of medieval manuscript to the fronts show minimal wear but appear to be price clipped on the front bottom flap. Books themselves are clean and unmarked. A note with date of purchase and original price slipped in, otherwise clean and unmarked. A heavy set, quite lovely. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 484 pages View more info

Catalogue of The Famous Library of Printed Books,Illuminated Manuscripts,Autograph Letters and Engravings Collected By Henry Huth. The Printed Books and Illuminated Manuscripts, Third Portion

By: Sotheby,Wilkinson & Hodge

Price: $69.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby, 1913

Edition: First Edition


757-1132. Many illustrations, plates, some tipped in color, some folding. Bound in dark blue/black leatherette cloth with gilt to spine. Spine top is chipped away right up to the title, corners bit rubbed. Interior has handsome owner's signature dated 1937, title page bit grubby, otherwise clean and unmarked. A record of one of the book auctions of the century. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Catalogue of the Library of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; In Two Parts 1918-1920; Alphabetical List of Authors and Titles; Subject Catalogue

By: Hewett, Mary Crane

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Mansfield, CT, Maurizio Martino Publisher,

Edition: Facsimile


Part I: vi + 372 pp; Part II: x + 373-587 pp. Index. N.D. circa 1995. Fascsimile of the 1918-1920 Cambridge First Edition Limited to 150 copies. Original dark teal green cloth with gilt spine is bright and clean , few minor shelf wear scratches on covers, interior first end paper has small mark, interior crisp and clean, appears unread. A very nice copy of a scarce book.; Limited Edition; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Catalogue of the Private Library of the Late Mr. A.A. Smets, Savannah,GA., Comp;rising One of the Most Valuable and Extensive Collections of Books Ever Offered to the American Public...Monday, May 25th, 1868...

By: Leavitt, Strebeigh & Co

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bradstreet Press, 1868

Edition: First Edition


vi + 302 pp. Illus head/tails/initials. Containing Very Rare and Elegant Editions of Early Printed Works, ranging from the XV Century; also many Early manuscripts and Missals with Gorgeous Illuminations; a Large Assortment of Modern Illustrated Works, Standard Biographies, Travels, Histories, etc., etc., of the Best Editions; The whole to be sold by Auction, at the Clinton Hall Book Salerooms and Art Galleries. Leavitt, Strebeigh & Co., Auctioneers, Monday, may 25, 18... View more info

Check List of Books on Angling, Fish, Fisheries, Fish-Culture, Etc., in the Library of Daniel B. Fearing, Newport, R.I.

By: Unknown

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Storrs-Mansfield, CT, Maurizio Martino Publisher, 1980

Edition: Reprint


138 pp. An undated reprint (looks relatively recent) of the 1901 original, in a limited edition of 150. The original was limited to 25 copies, privately printed, so there aren't too many of these out there. Dark green cloth with bright gilt to spine shows minimal wear. Interior end paper has a small mark, otherwise crisp and fresh. ; Limited Edition; Small 8vo View more info

Collection Lehmann. Catalogue Des Tableaux Anciens. Pastels.Dessins Anciens. Deuxieme Partie. 8 Juin 1925

By: Lehmann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 1925

Edition: First Edition


80 pages + many full page plates. Original cream card wraps with dark blue have old price sticker mark, date written in blue pencil bit grubby, spine tips worn. First blank has a few prices in pencil, otherwise clean and unmarked. 223 lots. Inclues Boilly,Boucher,Danloux,Debucourt,Demarne,Drouais,Fragonard,Gerard,Greuze,Gu ardi,Heinsius,Nattier,Robert,Taunay,Vanloo,Vigee-Lebrun,Watteau,Carmontelle ,Cosway, de Maghy,Eisen,Lancret,Lemoine,Mallet,Natoire Pater, Portail,Que... View more info

Image for Complete dispersal estate of George D. Widener : Monday, February 14, 1972 Kentucky Training Center 2 p.m. broodmares and yearlings ; Monday & Tuesday, March 6 & 7, 1972 Hialeah Sales Pavillion 7:30p.m. two-year-olds ; Friday, March 10, 1972 Hialeah Sales

Complete dispersal estate of George D. Widener : Monday, February 14, 1972 Kentucky Training Center 2 p.m. broodmares and yearlings ; Monday & Tuesday, March 6 & 7, 1972 Hialeah Sales Pavillion 7:30p.m. two-year-olds ; Friday, March 10, 1972 Hialeah Sales

By: Lasker, Edward; Lasker, Cynthia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Fasig Tipton Co, 1972

Edition: First Edition


122, [70] p. Illustrated. With original "Compliments" card present. Original dark blue and light blue hard cloth covers have normal aging, little rubbing at corners, some age darkening. Interior end papers and title page have some foxing, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contains statistics and racing history of Widener thoroughbreds along with a short biography of Widener. Scarce sale catalog of an important horseman. Worldcat indicates only two copies -- one i... View more info

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Fine Books and Manuscripts. Sale 6581. New York, Friday, June 10, 1994.

By: Sotheby's

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby, 1994

Edition: First Edition


Unnumbered catalog. 205 lots plus preliminaries and end pages Original glossy teal soft covers with an engraving featuring a hot air balloon. Covers have minimal wear, bit of rubbing at spine tips, interior clean and unmarked, good copy. IncludesProperty from the Estate of Joseph I. Mankiewicz;Property of Beatrice Welles;Property Sold by the Danforth Art Museum to Benefit the Acquisition Fund; Property from the Collection of Peter Jay Sharp; Montclair Art Museum; Joslyn... View more info

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From the Collection of Daniel Sickles Important Modern French Illsutrated Books and Specimens of Rare XV-XIX Century Books

By: N/a

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., 1947


+ (12) 144 pages +(4) auction catalogue with prices realized in pencil in the margins, contains plates, light blue covers with black lettering and black and red illustration, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, discolouration around edges, marks/smudges on covers, stamped with evidence of removed price sticker, pages clear; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages View more info

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Handschriften Der Niedersachsischen Landesbibliothek Hannover

By: Hartel, Helmar; Ekowski, Felix

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz, 1989


295 pages + (1) German language, contains plates and indices, off-white and brown cloth covers with brown lettering, minor wear to edges, ex-library with usual markings including removal of pocket, otherwise pages clear and unmarked; Mittelalterliche Handschriften in Niedersachsen; Ex-Library; Vol. 5; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 pages View more info

Illustrated Catalogue of the Literary Treasures of Walter Thomas Wallace of South Orange, New Jersey

By: Wallace, Walter Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, American Art Association, 1920

Edition: First Edition


Auction catalog, March 22-25, 1920, to be conducted by Mr. Thomas E. Kirby and his Assistants, of The American Art Association, Managers, New York City. Unpaginated, 1560 items listed. The auction catalog of one of the great sales of literary treasures of the 20th century, featuring Shaakespeare's first folio, William Caxton's Higden" , Browning, Coverdale Bible, a 1497 Aesop Fabulae, many illuminated manuscripts, Lamb, Milton, Spenser, and many others, with black a... View more info