Recent Arrivals from Laura's Rare Books

Recent Arrivals from Laura's Rare Books

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The Holy Rule for Laymen

by Lindsay, T.F.

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£34.76

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London: Burns Oats, 1947. Owner's inscription. 169 pages. Dust Jacket is torn but complete. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Rule and Constitutions Franciscan Third Order

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Published
1959
Condition
Fine
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£36.24

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Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1959. Third Printing Stated. Long inscription on first free endpaper. Rest interior pages unmarked and clean. 110 pages. Authorized translation. American Edition.. Card Covers. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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London: Strahan and Company Limited, 1881. LIMITED Edition Deluxe - this is NUMBER 136 of 300. Printed on special handmade paper, with proofs of illustrations on Japanese Paper. The whole edition is limited to 300 copies for England and 300 copies for america and no more to be printed. Spine has a great deal of chipping,… Read more
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£388.24
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Secret Formulas of the Wizard of Ads

by Williams, Roy H.

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£33.28

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Austin, Texas: Bard, 1999. Fourth Printing (Stated) October 1999. Interior pages unmarked. FINE. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Modern Architect; or Every Carpenter his Own Master

by Shaw, Edward

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Published
1856
Condition
Good
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£184.14

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Boston: Wentwork and Company, 1856. Embracing plans, elevations, specifications, framing, etc., for private houses, classic dwelling, churches to which is added the new systeme of stair-building. SIXTY FIVE Engravings. Illustrated front piece. Book is embossed designed with gold gilt illustration to uppper boards and elaborate gilt to spine. Back boards mimic front boards except for illustration.… Read more
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Who is Santa Claus?

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Published
1949
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£73.95

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New York: Marchbanks Press, 1949. Illustrated red and black cover. A few illustrations throughout 30 pages. A near PERFECT book. Always happy to send detailed photos to serious buyers. . Original Wraps. Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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A story of the War and Family War Service Record 1914-1919

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Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£28.84

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St. Paul, Minn.: Mackey, Smith & Stiles, 1919. Brown boards with illustration to upper boards and spine cover. All spaces for records have not been filled out. Beautiful designed endpapers. Some corner and edgewear. Always happy to send detailed photographs on request. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Christmas Shadows: A tale of the Poor needle Women

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Published
1853
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£184.88

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Hartford: William James Hamersley, 1853. Dark brown boards /decoration to upper and lower boards. Also, gold gilt illustration to upper boards with title. Gilt title to spine as well as all edges gold gilt. Tight. Some browning to first fewpages. Numerous illustrations on steel. Frontpiece with tissue guard. 205 pages. All plates have… Read more
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The Pearl

by Steinbeck, John

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£95.40

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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. Rust/orange boards with bright black outline of man, woman and baby. Lights cornerwear. First printing with date on title page and copyright page. Very tight. Interior pages fine, unmarked. A few b/w illustrations. Always happy to send detailed photos to serious buyers. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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The Holidays: Christmas, Easter and Whitsuntide - Their social Festivities, Customs, and Carols

by Warren, Geoffrey

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1868
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£144.20

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Cambridge, Riverside Press New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1868. Beautiful dark burgandy boards with bright gilt decoration to upper board and spine. decoration to lower board. Illustrations throughout with tissue guards. Foxing mostly limited to some of the tissue guards. Very Very good condition. Tight and Bright. Always happy to send detailed photographs to serious… Read more
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The Wrong Wife

by Roche, Arthur Somers

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Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£99.83

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New York: Sears Publishing, 1932. Orange boards with the orange fading to lower and edge. Interior pages fine. Dust jacket a bit soiled. Original price of $2.00 on inside flaps of d.j. Side and lower page edges uncut. Top edge orange tinted. Always happy to send detailed photos to serious buyers.. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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£99.83
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A Heap O' Livin'

by Guest, Edgar A.

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1916
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£36.24

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Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1916. Red (leatherette?) flexible boards. Gilt title and decoration to upper board and spine. Illustrated end papers. Signed Sincerely Yours, and dated (Nov. 19, 1919) by author on first title page. Round shaped fading on upper boards where maybe a glass was laid. Always happy to send detailed photos. 188… Read more
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The Poetic and dramatic works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord

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Condition
Very Good
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£70.25

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company CAMBRIDGE EDITION. Leather and marbled boards. Some wear to leather- especially on the five raised bands to spine. Still a beautiful book. B/W frontpiece with tissue guard. Only date is copyright date of 1898. Gilt top edge. Interior pages unmarked. Marble decorated end boards. 887… Read more
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The Murder at the Vicarage

by Christie, Agatha

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£813.45

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1930. Green boards with illustration and title on upper boards. Illustrated end papers. One corner of this endpaper has been cut. Else interior FINE. Book is tight. D.J. has some chipping. Please ask for detailed photographs before purchasing as I am always happy to send them to any… Read more
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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1860. Brown thick leather boards stamped decoration with black and gold. Back boards same illustration and title. 5 raised bands to spine. Gold gilt all page edges. Rubbing/wear to leather around edges. Marble decorated endpapers. Book is very tight. Foxing througout but the majority of the… Read more
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£218.15
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Stuart Little (FIRST PRINTING)

by White, E.B

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£277.31

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New York, London,: Harper & Brothers, 1945. FIRST PRINTING with the I-U under FIRST EDITION and the 10-5 over the FIRST EDITION. Light greenish tan boards with mouse holding onto a rope. NO writing or marks on pages. Outer boards in Fine condition. Illustrated green endpapers. D.J. has original 2.00 price on inside flap. … Read more
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Falling Up

by Silverstein, Shel

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£48.07

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Harper Collins, 1996. Black boards with Silver printing to upper boards and spine. Very tight. Clean, bright, unmarked pages. FIRST PRINTING with COMPLETE NUMBERLINE. Dust jacket is in very good condition. Always happy to send detailed photographs! . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Shel Silverstein. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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The Poems and Drama of Lord Byron

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Condition
Good
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£28.84

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New York: Thomas Crowell Brown flexible leather boards with gold gilt printing and design to upper board and spine. Gilt on upper leaves. Soft rubbing to leather. Frontis portrait with tissue guard. Owners name and Flentzer Prize written with dates 1911-1912. 855 pages. Very small printing. . Leather. Good/No Jacket. 8vo… Read more
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With the Indians in the Rockies

by Schultz, James Willard

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Published
1925
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£72.47

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company Riverside Press, 1925. Bluish green boards with pastedown full page illustration of Indian holding rifle. Interior pages fine with no markings. Very Tight. Always happy to send detailed photographs. This is a very, very nice copy.. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Harold Brett. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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The Bylow Squirrel Boys (Bed Time Rhymes)

by North, Grace May

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Published
1915
Condition
Good +
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£176.74

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New York: R. F. Fenno and Co., 1915. Brown boards with color illustration of three squirrels in tree on upper boards. 31 Illustrations , 8 in color. Always happy to send detailed photos on request. 170 pages plus excerpts from Uncle Wigllily's Travels and Charlie and Arabella Chick at the end of book. . Hard… Read more
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