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image of The Poetical Works of Oscar Wilde including poems in prose with notes, bibliographical introduction, index and facsimiles of title-pages

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Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1908. Leather Bound. xxiii, 394p. + facsimiles, frontis-portrait of Wilde by Ellis & Walery, rubricated title page, introduction, mild musty scent, first edition thus in red leather with six bands on spine, filt titlestop edge gilt and marbled endpapers, mild wear to covers.
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image of A New and Complete Greek Gradus, or, Poetical Lexicon of the Greek Language, with a Latin and English Translation: an English-Greek Vocabulary; and a Treatise on some of the principal rules for ascertaining the quantity of syllables and on the Most Popular Greek Metres. The Second Edition

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London: Printed for T. Cadell, et alia, 1840. Hardcover. Quite a good copy: xxiv, 780p., in "full binding" of pressed calf with raised bands underscored gilt, black leather spine label gilt, panelled in blind, textblock with waxed/tinted edges, original endsheets over excellent hinges, light abrasion everywhere but nothing grievous, a tight unsophisticated exemplar, pleasant to hold. Oh yes, front… Read more
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£91.65
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Whistle

by Jones, James, illustrated by Howard Rogers, introduction by Willie Morris

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Published
1978
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£11.00

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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1978. Leather Bound. xxii, 499p., special message to First Edition Society members, introduction, note from the author, b&w illustrations, near-fine limited first illustrated leather edition thus in full-leather and gilt, all edges gilt, bookmark bound-in. Jones' final book and third in his War Trilogy (From Here to Eternity, Thin Red Line & Whistle) He… Read more
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Landet med de Lykkelige Smil; En Karavanefaered Gennem Burma

by Nielsen, Aage Krarup

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Published
1942
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£18.33

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Kobenhavn: Glydendalske Boghandel - Nordisk Forlag, 1942. Hardcover. 176p., numerous b&w site and portrait photos on inserted coated stock, a custom-bound travel/anthropology account entirely in Danish; the textblock consists of the softback original with its striking wraps well-preserved, now cased into quarter-leather over 10x7 inch marbled boards. The brown leather is pressed calf with black leather spine labels, not… Read more
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image of Gesammelte Dichtungen [bound together with] Wiedergeburt, der

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Zurich und Leipzig: Verlag von Karl Hendell; Schuster & Loeffler, [189-]. Leather Bound. 636, 156p. respectively, texts in German Fraktur, two works bound together in marbled boards with leather spine, frontispiece portrait of MacKay in the first, boards edgeworn, interior generally very good with some foxing, three edges lightly-marbled. Two collections of poetry by the anarchist proponent of man/boy… Read more
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£106.31
image of The Leathers / I C U O I / Die Leder / Les Cuirs.  2a edizione

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Milano: Cassina S.p.A., 1989. Pamphlet. 40p., high-end leatherwork shown in color exhibit photography on coated alkaline paperstock, softbound as a pamphlet in 12.5x9.5 inch stapled cardstock wraps. Descriptive texts in four languages. Slight abrasion to spine fold, mild crimpings and edgewear to covers, a very good copy. Find many behind the scenes photos, chairs in great variety, and a… Read more
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image of Das Buch Tobias. Mit Zwolf Radierungen von Walter Wellenstein

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Berlin: Volksverband der Bucherfreunde Wegweiser- Verlag, 1925. Hardcover. 34p., the twelve plates (unpaginated) present and in good shape, every plate signed, text leaves also quite good. The casing, a large folio in 15x11 inch tan papered boards backed in brown calf gilt-titled, is dust- and handling-soiled with abrasions to leather of spine & corner-tips, which are heavily abraded, especially… Read more
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£32.99
image of Photo Pattern. Created and Copyright 1948 - Pat. Pending. Designs by Fred Raposa. No. BT-1 Belts, Cal-carved by Wheeler of California

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no city, CA: Wheeler of California, 1948. Pamphlet. 11p., softbound, a large (9.5x12 inches) pamphlet stapled into decorated wraps. Plates exhibit patterns appropriated for widths 3/4" to 2" (with rather little variation, it seems to us), quite edgeworn and dust-soiled with severe abrasion to spinefold and a pencilled ownership. As is. Pedestrian, if classic, leaf, flower and acorn motifs.… Read more
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image of Cav. Vitaliano Salice, primaria premiata fabbrica italiana di astucci per occhialeria. Listino 1933 - XI

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Milano: the firm, 1933. Pamphlet. Unpaginated self-wraps, 12p. total, advertising brochure or pamphlet for the maker of eyeglass cases. Multiple styles shown in sepia in-text and printed blue on the cover stock. Find a case or two designed for your monocle, and one to hold you artificial glass eye! Alkaline paper, bright staple, 8.5x9 inch gray printed wraps; item… Read more
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image of Wlden or a life in the woods Limited leatherbound illustrated edition

Wlden or a life in the woods Limited leatherbound illustrated edition

by Thoreau, Henry David, illustrated by Ronald Keller

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Published
1976
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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1976. Leather Bound. 408p., illustrations, very good first Franklin illustrated edition thus, green satin endpapers, green leather binding with gilt titles and decorations, raised bands, all edges gilt. 100 Greatest Books of All Time series.
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Collected Poems

by Auden, W. H., edited by Edward Mendelson

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Published
1978
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Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1978. Leather Bound. 737p., editor's and author's prefaces, appendixes, indexes, near-fine limited edition in full green leather and gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt, small scrape on bottom edge, ribbon bookmark bound-in, satin endpapers. Reissue of the 1976 Franklin Limited Edition minus the Spender message and the color plate.
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The Wings of the Morning a novel [signed]

by Tryon, Thomas, frontis-illustration by Dugald Stermer

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Published
1990
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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1990. Leather Bound. xix, 567p., preface, frontis, list of characters, signed by the author at first blank, faux marbled endpapers, fine first signed edition in gray leather with raised bands, decorated in gilt, all three edges gilt and gold silk ribbon bookmark bound-in. The beginning of a planned trilogy but the author died a… Read more
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Swann's Way

by Proust, Marcel, translated from the Fench by C. K. Scott Moncrief with an introduction by Justin O'Brien & illustrations by Bernard Lamotte

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Published
1982
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Norwalk: Easton Press, 1982. Leather Bound. xii, 441p., frontis, introduction, illustrated with color plates, satin endpapers, fine first printing of the limited leather bound edition in full leather with raised bands, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, yellow silk ribbon bookmark bound-in, Club newsletter laid-in. Very attractive copy which includes "Combray" "Swann in Love" and "The Name … Read more
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image of American Indian Arts, 1990 Calendar / Indian Arts, 1990 Engagement Calendar

American Indian Arts, 1990 Calendar / Indian Arts, 1990 Engagement Calendar

by Martindale, Kim, collector

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Published
1989
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£11.00

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no place: Printed in Ireland for John Hinde Curteich Inc, 1989. Wire-bound, oblong drop-down calendar, 8.5x11.5 inch double-sided cardstock leaves with dates recto and color exhibit photography verso, punch-holed for hanging. January leaf has 3 neat inked notes, otherwise unblemished, a very good copy. The photography is clear, the captions seem expert. Collector Martindale's portrait photo on first… Read more
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image of Dua Wajah Islam; Moderatisme vs Fundamentalisme dalam Wacana Global. Pengantar: KH. Abdurrahman Wahid, C. Holland Taylor. Penerjemah: Hodri Ariev

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[Jakarta]: LibForAll Foundation, 2007. Paperback. xxviii, 450p., hardbound in 8.5x5.5 inch thick red leather boards with gilt cover-titling and devices gilt. We see light pressure-marks and faint scratches to both boards, not disfiguring, an entirely sound clean unmarked copy. FYI, the casing is handsome and the hide was well-tanned. Signed by the author on half-title. Text in… Read more
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image of Manual of Canal Laws relating to the New York State Canals; with references to the decision of the courts, the canal board and the canal appraisers, and a chronological list of all the statutes of this state, of a public nature, relating to the canals, from 1791 to August, 1873. Together with the Canal Regulations, rules, forms, rates of toll, names of places, table of distances, etc., etc., now in force, as established by the Canal Board

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Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers, 1873. 473p., illustrated with tables only, the original textbock recently re-cased in quarter polished calf (leather backstrip and corner-tips) over marbled paper, with facsimile label titled in bronze. A good-looking job externally, but a little awkward to handle due to stiffness in the new hinges (and from within, the ragged hinge-gaps look crude).… Read more
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image of Plagas del campo: memoria del servicio fitopatológico agrícola. Año 1932

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Madrid: Dirección General de Agricultura, 1933. xii, 250p., government presswork on alkaline glazed paperstock, a few photoillustrations, morocco-bound hardcover with minor wear. Annual report on agricultural pests and diseases.
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image of Brem und Verdisches Gesangbuch zum gebrauch bei dem Öffentlichen Gottesdienste un der Privatandacht mit Kirchengebete zum Gebrauch des öffentlichen Gottesdienstes und Episteln und evangelia

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Stade: H.A. & G.E. Friedrich's Erben, 1844. Leather Bound. 16p., 592p., 112p., 112p., text in German fraktur font, heavy toning and foxing throughout, gift inscriptions, bound in worn, cracked and chipped plain leather boards. Brem and Berdiches hymnal book for use in public worship and private devotion originally published in 1836. Die Vorlage enthält insgesamt 3 Werke/ Stade, gedruckt… Read more
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image of A Collection of Preternatural Cases and Observations in Midwifery. Compleating the design of illustrating his First Volume, on that Subject. Vol. III

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no city / London: The Classics of Obstetrics & Gynecology Library / D. Wilson and T. Durham, 1764. Modern facsimile in pressed leather boards, gilt-titled and decorated in period style; caveat emptor, may be "reconstituted" leather. All edges gilt (overbright) with faux marbled endpapers; on the plus side, text is quite legible for a facsimile: viii, 544p., index. A… Read more
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£16.13
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Les jeunes enfants

by Blanchard, Pierre

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Published
1842
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Paris: Lehuby, 1842. 238p., presswork in handsome largepoint type and illustrated with monochrome lithography (or tint-block) overprinted with steel-engraved [?] pictures of children and adults, a dozen or so, fullpage and all in good shape. Lovely stuff a kid could actually like. Small hardcover in marbled boards with tooled red leather spine, 7.5x4.5 inches, marbled endpapers (different pattern), minor… Read more
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