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image of The Compleat Angler Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a discourse of Rivers, Fish Ponds, Fish & Fishing And Instructions how to angle for a Trout or Graying in a clear Stream by Charles Cotton, Esq.; Edited by George A.B. Dewar, with an Essay by Sir Edward Gray, Bart., & Numerous Etchings by William Strang & D.Y. Cameron

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London: Freemantle, 1892. Winchester Edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full dyed vellum pictorially stamped in gilt, spine titled in gilt. Teg. 2 vols. Very good. 169, 232 pages. 26.5 x 20 cm. Limited edition, copy 39 of 150, signed by D.Y. Cameron and William Strang, with etchings in two states. Each volume with 15 full-page etchings with additional smaller illustrations… Read more
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Life, Letters and Journals of George Ticknor

by Ticknor, George

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Published
1909
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Orig. Navy cloth. Teg. Very good. 2 vols
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909. Hardcover. Orig. Navy cloth. Teg. Very good. 2 vols. 524 & 533 pages. 8vo, illustrated. SPILLER p.116. "...contains much documentary material on the development of historical scholarship." Ex-library, no exterior marking, bookplates only. Backstrips nicked at extremities.
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Adams An American Dynasty [with] Jefferson A Revealing Biography

by Russell, Francis

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1976
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Orig. red cloth. Fine in near fine publisher's slipcase. 2 vols
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New York: American Heritage, 1976. Hardcover. Orig. red cloth. Fine in near fine publisher's slipcase. 2 vols. 24 x 16.5 cm. Both volumes illustrated: photos, drawings, maps. Silouettes of Adams and Jefferson decorated in gilt front covers of both volumes with backstrips also gilt decorated.
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The Poetical Works Of Charles Churchill. With Copious Notes And A Life Of The Author

by Tooke, W.

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Published
1854
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Late 19th century tan calf and marbled boards. Near fine. 3 vols
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$125.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1854. Hardcover. Late 19th century tan calf and marbled boards. Near fine. 3 vols. 256, 352, 356 pages. 15.5 x 11.5 cm. Frontispiece with tissue guard of Churchill, Vol. !. Comprehensive Index. English poet noted for his lampoons and polemical satires written in heroic couplets. He won his fame independently in 1761… Read more
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Remembering Kennedy One Brief Shining Moment

by Manchester, William

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Published
1983
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Orig. navy blue cloth with Manchester signature in gilt front cover. Fine in original glassine dust jacket in fine slipcase
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First edition
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$100.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy blue cloth with Manchester signature in gilt front cover. Fine in original glassine dust jacket in fine slipcase. 280 pages. 28 x 22 cm. Limited edition, copy 23 of 1585, signed by William Manchester. Profusely Illustrated with photographs.
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Empire

by Vidal, Gore

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Published
1987
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Orig. maroon cloth, front cover and front cover with inset black label lettered in gilt. Fine in fine matching slipcase
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First edition
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$175.00

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New York: Random House, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. maroon cloth, front cover and front cover with inset black label lettered in gilt. Fine in fine matching slipcase. 486 pages. 24 x 16 cm. Limited edition, copy 2 of 250, signed by Gore Vidal in black ink.
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Lincoln A Novel

by Vidal, Gore

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Published
1984
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Orig. black cloth with Lincoln profile in blind front cover, backstrip lettered in silver. Near fine in fine brown slipcase
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First edition
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$175.00

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New York: Random House, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth with Lincoln profile in blind front cover, backstrip lettered in silver. Near fine in fine brown slipcase. 657 pages. 24 x 16 cm. Limited edition, copy 3 of 350, signed by Gore Vidal in blue ink.
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A*M*B Some Aspects Of His Life And Times Begun In Playful Mode For His Entertainment On His 75TH Birthday And Now Completed For His Sorrowing Friends As A Token Of Remembrance And Affection

by Lewis, Oscar

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Published
1941
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Orig. light blue boards, decorated canvas back lettered in gray on front cover. Very good
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First edition
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$70.00

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. light blue boards, decorated canvas back lettered in gray on front cover. Very good. [4] 14 pages. 29 x 20.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 250 copies privately printed for Samuel L. Wormser in Goudy Modern type. GRABHORN 349. Front cover faded at head.
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Selected Papers Of Frank Hamilton Short Being Addresses, Civic Studies & Public Letters

by Short, Frank Hamilton

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Published
1923
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Orig. blue boards, black cloth back, blue labels printed in gold on front cover and spine. Very good
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First edition
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$50.00

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. blue boards, black cloth back, blue labels printed in gold on front cover and spine. Very good. 219 pages. 29 .5 x 20.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 235 of 250 copies privately printed by Mrs. Frank Hamilton Short. Frontispiece, printed in red and black. Short, an attorney, President of… Read more
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Oscar Wilde; The Story of An Unhappy Friendship With Portraits And Facsimile Letters

by Sherard, Robert Harborough

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Published
1902
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Orig. quarter vellum spine elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt and green cloth with front cover also gilt decorated and l
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London: Privately Printed (The Hermes Press), 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. quarter vellum spine elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt and green cloth with front cover also gilt decorated and lettered. Teg. Near fine. 278 pages. 26 x 19.5 cm. Eight illustrations including frontispiece, all with tissue guards. Title page in red and black, bookplate, wide text margins,… Read more
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Reviews

by Wilde, Oscar

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Published
1908
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Orig. cream decorated cloth. Very good in near fine original green cloth dust wrappers, backstrip lettered in gilt. Teg
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First edition
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$450.00

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London: Metheun and Co, 1908. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. cream decorated cloth. Very good in near fine original green cloth dust wrappers, backstrip lettered in gilt. Teg. 555 pages. 21.5 x 15 cm. Limited edition, one of 1000 on handmade paper. Introductory dedication to Mrs. Carew by Robert Ross to whom the author bequeathed his works. Index… Read more
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Alice Freeman Palmer In Memoriam MDCCCLV-MDCCCCII

by Palmer, Alice Farmer

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Published
1903
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Orig. vellum spine and dark gray boards. Fine in tattered original glassine
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First edition
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$100.00

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Np, 1903. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. vellum spine and dark gray boards. Fine in tattered original glassine. 42 pages. 26.5 x 18 cm. Engraved frontispiece of Farmer. The first women to become president of a major educational institution, Wellesley College at age 26. In the early 1890's she became the first president of the new University of Chicago.… Read more
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E.W. Dennison A Memorial

by Dennison, E.W.

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Published
1909
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Orig. striated navy cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Teg. Near fine
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First edition
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$50.00

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Boston: Merrymount Press, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. striated navy cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Teg. Near fine. 103 pages. 24. x 15.5 cm. 10 photographic plates with tissue guards, and 2 facsimiles, one folding. Printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press, another tribute to an industrialist which later became Avery-Dennison, a major paper product company. … Read more
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A Memoir of the Life Of John Codman Ropes, LL.D.; With The Proceedings Of Various Societies Addresses, Papers, And Resolutions In Commemoration of Him

by Ropes, John Codman

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Published
1901
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Orig. dark green cloth, paper spine label. Near fine
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First edition
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Boston: Privately Printed, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. dark green cloth, paper spine label. Near fine. 115 pages. 26.5 x 17 cm. Limited edition, one of 500 printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press. Life of a Boston Brahmin, a spirited leader in public life who disapproved of President Cleveland actions in the Venezuela question, and the… Read more
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Mistress Nell A Merry Tale Of A Merry Time (Twixt Fact and Fancy)

by Hazelton, Jr, George C.

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1901
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Orig. black cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Fine
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First edition
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$75.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Fine. 313 pages. 19.5 x 13 cm. Frontispiece of Nell Gwyn from an engraving of the painting by Sir Peter Lely. Based on the life of Nell Gwyn, the Drury Lane favorite during the English Restoration. Printed by The Merrymount Press… Read more
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Diary of Charles Francis Adams

by Adams, Charles Francis

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Published
1968
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Orig. aquamarine cloth. Fine in very good dust wrappers. 4 vols
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First edition
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Cambridge: Harvard Univ.Press, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. aquamarine cloth. Fine in very good dust wrappers. 4 vols. 8vo, Indexes in Vols. 2 and 4. The first four volumes cover the years January 1820 - December 1832.Bookplates.
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The Life of George Cruikshank In Two Epochs

by Jerrold, Blanchard

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Published
1882
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Contemporary full tan calf. Teg. 2 vols. Fine
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First edition
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London: Chatto and Windus, 1882. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full tan calf. Teg. 2 vols. Fine. Cruikshank, George. 284 & 280 pages.19 x 13.5 cm. Extra-illustrated, 55 plates from other works, some tinted, most inlaid to size. This, in addition to the eighty-four text vignettes and full-page plates of the standard edition. FREITAG 1974. Fresh, bright set bound… Read more
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image of Memoirs Of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F.R.S. Secretary To The Admiralty In The Reigns of Charles II. And James II. Comprising His Dairy From 1659 to 1669, Deciphered By The Rev. John Smith, A.B. Of St. John's College, Cambridge, From The Original Short-Hand MS. In The Pepsyian Library, And A Selection of His Private Correspondence.; Edited by Lord Braybrooke

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London: Henry Colburn, 1825. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full brown calf rebacked. Very good in custom very good cloth slipcase. 2 vols. 498 [49], 309 pages. 30.5 x 24 cm. Eight engraved portraits, and six plates ( one a facsimile of Pepy's handwriting and short-hand cypher, one double page (folding map,) This diary, written… Read more
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My Father Who Is On Earth

by Wright, John Lloyd

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Published
1946
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Orig. beige cloth lettered and decorated in red. Fine in very good dust wrapper.
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First edition
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$45.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. beige cloth lettered and decorated in red. Fine in very good dust wrapper.. 195 pages. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated. Bookplate. SWEENEY 648.
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Atlantic Brief Lives A Biographical Companion to the Arts

by Kronenberger, Louis & Emily Morison Beck (Editors)

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Published
1971
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Three quarter navy morocco and red cloth. Teg. Fine
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First edition
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Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press Book, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Three quarter navy morocco and red cloth. Teg. Fine. 900 pages. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Lovely gift copy of reference classic in a fine binding, or Wikipedia between two covers. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, marbled endpapers.
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