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cover of On Consulting the Faithful in Matters of Doctrine

On Consulting the Faithful in Matters of Doctrine

by Newman, John Henry

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Published
1961
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Very Good
Edition
First
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First edition thus. Octavo. Edited with a two page introduction by John Coulson. Original green cloth stamped in gilt. Dust jacket (clipped). Very good. 118 pages. No signatures or bookplates. With Imprimatur. Printed in the United Kingdom.
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cover of A New Generation: American and Catholic

A New Generation: American and Catholic

by Novak, Michael

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Published
1964
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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First edition. Octavo. Original grey cloth stamped in black. Dust jacket (price clipped). Very good. 250 pages. No signatures. Bookplate of Irish prelate Vincent Lloyd Russell on the front pastedown.
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cover of How The Reformation Came

How The Reformation Came

by Lortz, Joseph

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Published
1964
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£51.15

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First edition thus. Octavo. 7 page preface by Daniel J. O'Hanlon, S.J. Original green cloth stamped in white. Dust jacket (clipped). Fine. 115 pages. Bookplate of Irish prelate Vincent Lloyd Russell on the front pastedown. With imprimatur.
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cover of Up and Down The Bookshelves: An Intimate Guide to Dawson’s Book Shop

Up and Down The Bookshelves: An Intimate Guide to Dawson’s Book Shop

by Neal, Tom

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First
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No date. Circa 1950 (?). First edition. Small octavo. Original stiff blue wrappers. No dust jacket. Very good. 16 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Double page photograph of the interior. Printed by The Bookman Press, Los Angeles, California.
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cover of The Art of Hope

The Art of Hope

by Hughes, Rupert

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Published
1933
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Fine
Edition
First
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First edition. Octavo. Six page preface by Mrs. E. H. Tate, Miss Louise Clapp, Mrs. T. C. McCarthy, Miss Lucile Brickel. Frontispiece portrait of Milton H. Berry. 46 b/w photographs, plus 6 architectural plans and drawings. Original gilt stamped green leatherette. Marbled endpapers. No dust jacket as issued. Fine. 108 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Elaborate detailed prospectus to raise funds… Read more
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cover of Photograph Signed

Photograph Signed

by Bunche, Ralph

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Original ¾ length standing pose talking with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gros at a cocktail party, signed and inscribed on the wide margin: "To my good friends, with much appreciation, Ralph J. Bunche." 6" x 7" image on a double weight 8" x 10" leaf. Together with a printed holiday greeting card signed by Mrs. Bunche. Very good. Bunche (1904-71), African-American… Read more
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cover of The Mother of Clubs

The Mother of Clubs

by Severance, Caroline M. Seymour

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Published
1906
Edition
First
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£319.69

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First edition. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait and three b/w halftone photographs. Introduction by Ella Giles Ruddy. Rose L. Ellerbe assistant editor. Original gilt stamped green cloth. No dust jacket. Very good (few stains). 191 pages. Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper: "To my dear friend, Mrs. W. W. Stilson, with the high regard of C. M. Severance, 806 W. Adams, June… Read more
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cover of The Hypochondriack: Being the Seventy Essays by the Celebrated Biographer, James Boswell, Appearing in the London Magazine, from November, 1777, to August, 1783, and Here First Reprinted

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First edition (so stated). Octavo. Edited by Margery Bailey. 8 illustrations. Original black cloth stamped in silver, uncut. No dust jackets. Very good. No signatures or bookplates. 2 volumes. Publisher's silver slipcase.
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cover of A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation

A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation

by McCulloch, J. R.

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Published
1844
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Good+
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Revised edition. Thick octavo. Illustrated with large folding world map and four folding other maps. ¾ brown morocco over marbled boards, t.e.g. No dust jacket. Includes chapters on New York; wine; Corn Laws; tea; insurance; wool. Good (joints and corners rubbed). 1,378 pages. John Gibbons copy with his signature. Printed by A. Spottiswoode, London. Extra shipping required.
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cover of In Old New York

In Old New York

by Janvier, Thomas A.

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Published
1922
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Very Good
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Later printing with code H-X. Octavo. Illustrated with 13 maps, 55 woodcuts and drawings by Howard Pyle and W. A. Rogers. Original green pictorial cloth with gilt windmill design. In the rare dust jacket with color illustration and original $3.50 price. Very good (few nicks; chips; stains). 285 pages; 2 pages of ads for Mark Twain titles; Howard Pyle; Margaret… Read more
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Good Manners

by [ETIQUETTE]. ANON

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3rd Edition
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New York, The Butterick Publishing Company, Ltd., 1889.. Third edition. 8vo. Frontispiece vignette of a couple in 18th century dress. Original gilt stamped dark green cloth, floral patterned endpapers (slight rubbing to spine ends and corners). Very good. 392 pages. No dust jacket. No signatures or bookplates. Metropolitan Culture Series. Contains chapters on household civilities, letters of introduction, invitations, dining,… Read more
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3 5/8" x 2 1/4". Printed in red on heavy blue stock. Founded by Dr. Leopole Damrosch. William H. Cooke, President. William B. Tuthill, Secretary.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Vintage Original Cabinet Photograph

by BEECHER, HENRY WARD

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(not signed) on a 1/2 length shot of Henry Ward Beecher dressed in a dark coat, silk bow tie, white shirt. Photograph is by Mason and is on the original stiff photographer's mount. 4 1/4" x 6 5/8"; very good (minor signs of handling; traces of previous mounting on the back); circa 1890. No imprint on the back.. No Binding.… Read more
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Autograph

by RIDGWAY, GENERAL M.B

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on First-Day Cover for the 6 cent 50 Years of Service Disabled American Veterans stamp (Scott #1421), no cachet, postmarked Montgomery, AL, May 24, 1970, Signed by M.B. Ridgway, General USA (Ret). 6 1/2" x 3 3/4". Very good. Provenance from the estate of Adrian Fagan.. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by PENZIAZ, Arno

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("Arno Penziaz") in blue ink on 1/2 length portrait of Arno Penziaz wearing a dark pin striped suit, long silk tie, white shirt, looking into the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 5" x 7"; very good (minor signs of handling). Boldly signed: "Arno Penziaz". Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Autograph Letter Signed

by PARKMAN, Francis

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("F. Parkman") in black fountain pen ink, Boston, January 4, 1888, on bifold leaf watermarked "Hurd's Handmade", 4 3/8" x 6 7/8", 2 pages. Fine (minor signs of handling; pin holes and traces of previous mounting at centerfold). To Mr. Pickering: "I am greatly obliged by your valuable gift of the Life of John Pickering, your grandfather. In looking over… Read more
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Autograph

by REASONER, HARRY

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on First-Day Cover for the 20 cent George Washington stamp (Scott # 1952), pictorial cachet, postmarked Mount Vernon, VA, February 22, 1982, Signed by Harry Reasoner. 6 1/2" x 3 3/4". Very good. Provenance from the estate of Adrian Fagan.. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Albumen Vintage Cabinet Photograph

by TYNDALL, John

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(not signed) on a 1/2 length full face portrait of John Tyndall with a white beard. Photograph is on the original stiff photographer's mount by Mr. Barraud, 263 Oxford St. W. London. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2". Imprint on the back. Very good, ca. 1880.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life

by SHEEHY, Gail

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Edition
1st Edition
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New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. [1976].. First edition (so stated), but later printing. Thick 8vo. Dust jacket (price clipped; small nicks). Very good. 393 pages. No signatures or bookplates.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of Vintage Original Photograph Signed

Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by PROKHOROV, Alexander

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("A. Prokhorov") in blue ink on 1/2 length portrait of Alexander Prokhorov wearing a dark suit, long tie, white shirt, looking to the left of the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 4 3/8" x 6 1/4"; very good (minor signs of handling). Signed and dated: "A. Prokhorov 22-05-90".
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