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Le Bachelier De Salamanque, Ou Memoires et Aventures De Don Cherubin De La Ronda. Tome Premier

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, Stereotype D'Herhan: 1817

Seller ID: 002065

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


244 In French. Charming little book by the author of "Gil Blas". Handsome brown leather spine with gilt have a bit of wear to spine tips, marbled boards leather spine tips rubbed as well. Interior has an old owner's signature on the half title, occasional foxing and small stain.; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

Chinese Jade throughout the ages

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, The Oriental Ceramic Society: 1975

Seller ID: 9242

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


152pp + 26 unnumbered pages. Frontis, plates, index. Book has green cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket is cream with brown text on spine and front cover, illustration on front cover. Bookplates on front pastedown and front flyleaf. Limited edition number 290 of 1000. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages View more info

Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Thereon. Book the First

By: (Helps, Sir Arthur)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002444

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


viii + 228 pp. Appears to be the first edition of this first book of the series. Frontis portrait. Beautifully bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, corners ruled in gold, spine has 4 raised bands and ornate gilt decoration. Little rubbing on the boards. Interior marbled end papers, old book plate of John Wilkinson Crake, numbers stamped on first blank, some foxing and rippling at frontis plate, interior otherwise clean and unmarked. Lovely copy.; 8vo - over 7... View more info

The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

By: (Raspe, Rudolph Erich)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, James Miller: 1868

Seller ID: 001924

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


251 pp. Frontis plate and tissue guard at first title. Decorations at chapter head and tail, plus plates. Dark blue ribbed Victorian cloth with blindstamped decoration, gilt design of Munchhausen on spine, spine tips chipped, loss of 1/2" at top of spine, corners rubbed and bumped. Interior occasional foxing but unmarked, some quires proud and signatures showing, page 75 has a small edge chip. Charming small book.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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A Synopsis of the Genera of American Plants, According to the Latest Improvements on the Linnean System: With the new Genera of Michaux and others.

By: (Rich, O.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Georgetown, D.C., Carter, J.M. for J. Milligan and others: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004490

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


viii + 167 + [3] pp including ad on [169]. Index. 3/4 leather with hard paper boards. Leather spine just a little rubbed, gilt bright and legible , leather corners a little rubbed, boards a bit rubbed as well with old small name sticker at bottom front. Interior has names of Heydrick family of Philadelphia, 1816 on end papers in a few different hands along with some doodling, more Heydrick family on 2nd fly. Title page and following leaf have light humidity stain, titl... View more info

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Les meilleurs Proverbes Francais et Etrangers par l'auteur de Deux humilites illustres et de plusieurs ouvrages historiques.

By: A Laurent, Abbe

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Paris Lyon, J.B. Pelagaud: [1865]

Seller ID: 8015

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


246 pp. Author attribution from OCLC 457648258, no author listed. At the rear it says printed by P. Briez at Abbeville. 1/4 Leather with gilt to spine, spine tips quite worn, brown marbled hard covers are rubbed, corners quite rubbed but still respectable. With the book plate of noted military gent/spy/book collector Victor de Guinzbourg. Also includes an old "avis" from a French library explaining how the system works and threatening penalties for non-return. ... View more info

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Bunnyborough

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: [1919]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7902

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Large format book 4to with 16 color plates. The book is in fair+ to good-minus condition (for a 100-year-old children's book!). The covers are rubbed along the edges and corners, brown cloth spine cover is cracked in a few spots and a bit worn. Interior pictorial end papers have some gluing ripples and general age, with some pencil erasures. Some of the pages are starting to loosen especially at the bottom gutter. Some of the plates have some chipping along the fore - o... View more info

Proverbiorum, Hoc est, Sententiarum, Versuum, & Phrasium Proverbialium Centuriae Duae In quibus Anglicana cum Latinis ac Graecis comparantur.

By: Anonymous

Price: $250.00

Publisher: S.L., S.n.: 1700?

Seller ID: 9407

Condition: Good


No publishing info. 74-94 pp with interspersed blanks. Pebbled green leather with William Stirlings stamp, bit of gold ruling on the spine. Includes proverbs in English with their Latin and Greek translations. According to the Catalogue des livres...de M. Duplessis, 1856, this is a fragment of a small elementary Greek grammar printed in England at the beginning of the 18th century. It has collector William Stirling's bookplate, along with that of Victor de Guinzbourg... View more info

[La Connoissance des Pavillons ou Bannieres, que la plûpart des nations arborent en mer.] with 90 Hand-Colored Plates

By: Aubin, Nicolas (attributed)

Price: $3,499.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Jacques van den Kieboom: 1737

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7344

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A quarto measuring 9” x 7”. Binding is very pleasing, an extremely handsome rebinding using renewed old materials. Old contemporary calf boards that have signs of wear with lovely patina were sensitively and expertly rebacked with a spine with 5 raised bands, gilt in the compartments, all beautifully done by this master binder. There are 28 pages of text and 90 engraved plates, all present as called for. The title page is a facsimile printed on old paper, and end... View more info

Introduction to P-Adic Numbers and Valuation Theory

By: Bachman, G. (George)

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001946

Condition: Good


129 pp + 14 pp Appendix + (1) Bibliography. Printed by the Mathematics Department June 1963. Includes Valuations of Rank One; Complete Fields and the Field of p-adic Numbers; Valuation Rings, Places and Valuations; Normed Linear Spaces and Extensions of Valuations, plus the appendix. Buff paper covers with black cloth tape spine. Covers are chipped at bottom front corner, sticker scar to front cover obscuring the word "theory", back cover sunned at edges and c... View more info

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Raccolta Universale Delle Opere di Giorgio Baffo Veneto. T. I, II, III, and IV

By: Baffo, Giorgio (1694-1768)

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: Cosmopoli (Venice or Genoa), S.N.: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7964

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[ii], 312, [i] (errors); 312, 312, 312 pp. With a letter from a dealer or collector dated 1851 saying the book was printed by the Duke of Pembroke. 3/4 dark red leather with pretty gilt to spines, red glazed cloth boards, corners and extremities a little rubbed, interior has blue marbled endpapers, title pages are lighter stock and a bit browned, cut short. Frontis portrait of Baffo. Paper is heavier stock and minimally foxed. Bindings are sturdy. Erotic sonnects, mad... View more info

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Journal of a Tour in Unsettled Parts of North America in 1796 & 1797 With a Memoir of the Author

By: Baily, Francis (1774-1844) ; Herschel, Sir John

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Baily Brothers: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5876

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xii + 439 pp. Title page with presentation inscription from the author's sister: "From Miss Baily, Tavistock Place." Original blind stamped ochre cloth and green endpapers, with the binder's sticker "Westley's, London". Boards have minor wear, spine gilt is faded but still legible, spine head and tail are rubbed and a bit worn. Interior hinges cracked, foxing throughout but particularly at the end and the beginning of the book, sewing showing. A bit shake... View more info

The Boy Politician; or Electioneering for the Right

By: Baldwin, Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Albert Sibley & Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000937

Condition: Fair


64 pp. Illustrated with engravings. Golden Library of Chocie Reading for Boys and Girls, Vol. II, No. 44 "The press, the pulpit, the parents and the general public cry out for bright, pure, and attractive reading for boys and girls. The Golden Library comes to the rescue of a long-surrfering community. Its pages are full of itnerest, its stories are ogiinal, full of life and brave eneavor for the right." Young Adrian Merigold takes on the rich establishment... View more info

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Universal Love Considered, And Established Upon its Right Foundation: Being a Serious Inquiry How Far Charity May, and Ought To, be Extended, Towards Persons of Different Judgments in Matters of Religion: and Whose Principles, Among the Several Sects of Christians, Do Most Natural

By: Barclay, Robert (1648-1690)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, James Phillips and Son: 1799

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5866

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


42 pp + ads. What appear to be the original grey paper covers, sewed, which are worn, with chips at the front bottom corners, a chip and a stain at the back fore-edge. Title page is darkened at the top edge, old pencil owner inscript, paper is strong and unmarked with some corner curling, stain from the back cover present at the fore-edge in the margin starting at about page 29. The 2nd edition, the first was printed in 1677 and written while Barclay was imprisoned for h... View more info

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, Designed, To be a foundation, for reasoning pertinently upon the petrification, gems, crystals and sanative quality of Lough Neagh, etc. BOUND WITH Some remarks AND A dialogue concerning some things

By: Barton, Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Dublin, A. Reilly: 1751

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9507

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


frontis, xvi, [8], [ii], 186 (misnumbered), ad; frontis, 27; frontis, 14, [i]. First book has frontis and 6 plates, including 3 folding. A Dialogue concerning some Things of Importance to Irealnd, Particularly to the County of Ardmagh, Printed by Oll Nelson for the Author, 1751, has the same frontis as the first part. Some Remarks, Towards a Full Description of Upper and Lower Lough Lene, Near Killarny, in the County of Kerry, printed by S. Powell, 1751 has a frontis pe... View more info

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Notice sur La Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, Son Harem, La Famille du Sang Imperial, Sa Maison Militaire, et ses Ministres

By: Beauvoisins, Joseph Eugene

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Paris, Gabriel Waree: 1807

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003954

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


110 pp. Original 3/4 leather with brown/pink/green marbled boards. Leather corners and are rubbed, boards bit rubbed, spine aged with gilt missing only half the label still present, spine tips chipped. End papers a bit oxidized. Title page has gift inscription to Vere henry Foster dated 1845 as well as a French stamp, pages have minimal foxing, some storage creasing to the page corners, otherwise clean and unmarked, binding sturdy. Published in the same year as the fir... View more info

Die Epilepsie; Zweite, Neubearbeitete Auflage

By: Binswanger, Prof. Dr. Otto

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Wien (Vienna), Alfred Holder: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003098

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


iv + 548 pp. Mit 1 Abbildung im Text und 2 Tafeln. (5 color figs at rear and 4 b/w figs.) Second edition of one of the classics of medical literature on epilepsy by Otto Binswanger (1852-1929), who studied in Heidelberg, Zürich, Straßburg und Vienna and was graduated in 1877 in Göttingen. He became a professor in 1882 and accepted a job as director of the mental asylum in Jena, where this book was written. Book has a handsome library binding, leather and gilt ... View more info

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Doctrinae Catholicae, de iis argumentis, de quibus controversiae sunt, expositio ex interpretatione Claudii Flevrii...una cum Stricturis Anti-Bossuetianis B. Alberti zum Felde...

By: Bossuet, Jacques-Bénigne; Crusius, Magnus

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Gottingen, Abraham VandenHoeck: 1736

Seller ID: 8146

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


119 pp. A small quarto in smooth period vellum with hand written spine title. De-accessioned from the Law Society library. Entirely in Latin, except the odd Greek sentence. Binding is tight, minor wear to extremities . Interior has some old Law Society marks and the book plate, very light occasional foxing, paper is strong and clean, nice copy. Corresponds to OCLC 66265543. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 119 pages View more info

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Pensees Diverses, Et Proverbes Choisis. Avec Des Reflexions Pour Les Mieux Entendre Bookplate De Guinzbourg

By: Brusle De Montpleinchamp, Jean-Chrysostome

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, Jean-Luc Nyon: 1712

Seller ID: 6913

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[vi] ff, 306 pp, [vii] ff. Unrecorded copy of this very scarce book of maxims and proverbs, printed in Paris on the same date as other printings. Diced calf with blind ruling, 5 raised bands with gilt in the compartments, red edges. Covers with some scuffing , top of first compartment chipped off, spine covering a bit crackled, corners rubbed. Marbled end papers, bookplate of de Guinzbourg on inside front cover, title page has some foxing/staining, first pages to aiii ha... View more info

Image for A Relation of the Imprisonment of Mr. John Bunyan, Minister of the Gospel at Bedford, in November, 1660. His Examination Before the Justices,his Conference with the Clerk , Etc.,Written By Himself,and Never Before Published.

A Relation of the Imprisonment of Mr. John Bunyan, Minister of the Gospel at Bedford, in November, 1660. His Examination Before the Justices,his Conference with the Clerk , Etc.,Written By Himself,and Never Before Published.

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $575.00

Publisher: London, James Buckland: 1765

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003798

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


79 pp + (v) ads. In contemporary leather boards. Book is nearly disbound, boards have been been stitched on with two threads, the top one broken, bottom one barely holding on, no spine covering. Title page is loose, browned, chipped around edges with some loss at bottom and the "M" in the date MDCCLXV partially gone. Text pages somewhat browned but clean, last page of ads quite browned at edges and a bit chipped around edges, last few pages of the book are mi... View more info