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THE BOSCOBEL TRACTS, RELATING TO THE ESCAPE OF CHARLKES THE SECOND AFTER THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER, AND HIS SUBSEQUENT ADVENTURES

by HUGHES, J., ESQ., EDITED BY

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Published
1830
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Minor Edge and Corner Wear
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First Edition
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Edinburgh, London: William Blackwood, T. Cadell, 1830. Panelled spine with brown leather label. Spine has darkened to a deeper brown. Armorial book-plate on front pastewdown with name removed. Frontispiece illustration of Boscobel House, 1814. Four additional illustrations and two maps. Some foxing of preliminaries, text block very clean and crisp. 347pp.. First Edition. 1/2 Brown Calf, Marbled Boards. Minor Edge… Read more
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WILLIAM HOGARTH

by DOBSON, AUSTIN.

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Published
1891
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Moderate Corner Wear
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Limited, Signed Edition
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New York, London: Dodd, Mead; Sampson, LOw, 1891. Blue paper-covered boards which are a bit soiled, corners rubbed. . Spine creased, sunned and a bit stained. Gilt lettering remains bright. One of 150 copies signed by the author, this being #116. Illustrated throughout. Twelve photogravures including the frontispiece portrait with captioned tissue-guards. 46 additional illustrations and a facsimile of an… Read more
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THE LIVES OF THE PLAYERS

by GALT, JOHN

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Published
1831
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Moderate Wear and Scuffing
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First Edition
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£40.39

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London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Two volumes in one. Panelled spine, lettered and dated in gilt. Green paper-covered boards with moderately-heavy soiling. Small 1/2" rubbed area at foot of front cover. All edges gilt. A total of 29 biographical sketches of English actors of the time. Included are Nell Gwinn, Charles Hart, Colley Cibber, Richard Savage, Mrs. Siddons,… Read more
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ASMODEUS; OR, THE DEVIL ON TWO STICKS

by LE SAGE, ALAIN RENE

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Published
1841
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Light edge and Corner Wear
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First English Edition, This Translation
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London: Joseph Thomas, 1841. Signed binding by Zaehnsdorf. Single gilt fillet cover borders. Inner dentelles. Panelled spine lettered in gilt. Spine is darkened to brown, with some crackling of the leather.Top edge gilt. Mounted frontispiece portrait on India paper. This translation from the French by Joseph Thomas. Illustrations throughout the text and title-page vignette by Tony Johannot. Text block very… Read more
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image of REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, COMMUNICATING, IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE, A REPORT AND MAP OF THE EXAMINATION OF NEW MEXICO, MADE BY LIEUTENANT J.W. ABERT, OF THE TOPOGRAPHICAL CORPS.

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Washington: Bureau of Topographical Engineers, 1848. This is a Senate document from the 30th Congress, 1st Session, Executive No, 23. 132 pages of text material, followed by twenty-four full-page lithographic plates and a large folding map. Plates show very minor brown spotting, confined mainly to the periphery. The large folding map has two small closed tears and small areas of… Read more
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FONT'S COMPLETE DIARY, A CHRONICLE OF THE FOUNDING OF SAN FRANCISCO

by BOLTON, HERBERT EUGENE

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Published
1931
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Almost No Wear
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First Edition
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Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1931. Spine lettered in gilt. Translated from the original Spanish manuscript and edited by Bolton. Some pages remain unopened. Illustrated with photos, facsimiles, large fold-out map. 552pp. . First Edition. Dark Blue Cloth. Almost No Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.
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London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837. The author was "Nimrod" the pseudonym for Mr. Apperley. Green ribbed cloth. Panelled spine with gilt designs and lettering. The spine has toned to a chocolate brown as is usual. Marbled endpapers. Engraved title-page with aquatint vignette, eighteen hand-colored plates drawn and etched by Henry Alken and T.J. Rawlins, aquatinted by E. Duncan. This second enlarged… Read more
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SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY

by ARMSTRONG, SIR WALTER

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Published
1900
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Moderate Cover Wear.
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First Edition
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London, New York: William Heinemann, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Panelled spine with five raised bands. Gilt lettering. Inner dentelles and silk endpapers. SIGNED BINDING by Zaensdorf and dated 1900. Front cover has several deep scratches and gouges, stain spots near fore-edge, similar but less noticeable scratches on rear cover. Small area of chipping bottom edge of title-page and ensuing few… Read more
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LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, CAPTURE OF JEFFERSON DAVIS

by HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

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Published
1868
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Slight Toning of Edges
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First Edition
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£51.41

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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868. A four-page letter from the annals of the US House, 40th Congress, Second Session, Ex. Doc. No. 115. Transmitting all information on file relative to the capture of J. Davis. Held together with two staples. The letter is signed Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. It contains a list of eight officers and 145 enlisted… Read more
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image of A NARRATIVE OF THE INCIDENTS ATTENDING THE CAPTURE, DETENTION, AND RANSOM OF CHARLES JOHNSTON, OF BOTETOURT COUNTY, VIRGINIA WHO WAS MADE PRISONER BY THE INDIANS, ON THE RIVER OHIO, IN THE YEAR 1790.

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New- York: J. and J. Harper, 1827. Title continues, "together with an interesting account of the fate of his companions, five in number, one of whom suffered at the stake. To which is added, sketches of Indian character and manners, with illustrative anecdotes". Quite a clean copy throughout. Top edge gilt with a bit of rubbing. A signed binding by… Read more
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TAKINGS; OR, THE LIFE OF A COLLEGIAN. A POEM

by DAGLEY, RICHARD

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Published
1821
Condition
Nearly Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£293.76

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London: John Warren, G. And W.B. Whittaker, 1821. Marbled boards with matching endpaper. Panelled spine. Spine sunned to brown as is usually seen with green bindings. Evidence of old removal of a label from front preliminary. Catalogue slip laid-in. Twenty-six full-page hand-colored plates all beginning with the word "Taking". All plates in excellent condition. Lovely typography of the… Read more
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