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cover of TWO VAGABONDS IN ALBANIA

TWO VAGABONDS IN ALBANIA

by Gordon, Jan, and Cora J. Gordon

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Published
1927
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1927. (xvi), 304 pages + 3 color plates, 10 half-tone plates, and 29 drawings in text. "Don't stay in Durazzo." This warning opens this travel book by artists and inveterate travellers Jan and Cora Gordon. They travelled in Albania during 1925, just as the country wasattempting atransition from a monarchy… Read more
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cover of FISH BY SCHALDACH: Collected Etchings, Drawings and Water Colors of Trout, Salmon and Other Game Fish

FISH BY SCHALDACH: Collected Etchings, Drawings and Water Colors of Trout, Salmon and Other Game Fish

by Schaldach, William J.

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited First Edition
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£760.32

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1937. Unpaginated. Limited edition: #141 of 150 copies, signed on the colophon page by Schaldach. The frontispiece is an original etching pencil-signed by Schaldach. William Joseph Schaldach (1896-1982) was a writer on art and outdoor sporting, editor for Field and Stream, and most notably an important American wildlife artist. The… Read more
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THE LAND OF OZ: A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz

by Baum, L. Frank

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Published
1925
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Very Good-
Edition
Early Reprint
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£84.48

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Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1925. 287 pages. These are the features of this relatively early reprint of The Land of Oz: 1) Black and white endpapers featuring David Craig Montgomery and Fred Stone as the Tin Man and the Scarecrow, respectively. Montgomery and Stone played those roles on Broadway and on tour beginning in 1903.… Read more
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THE LOST KING OF OZ

by Thompson, Ruth Plumley

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Published
1925
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Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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£160.51

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Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1925. 280 pages. First state of the first edition, with 12 color plates printed on paper that is coated only on the printed side and with boldface Reilly & Lee imprint on the spine. Illustrations by John R. Neill. The fifth Oz book by Thompson, the successor to L. Frank Baum… Read more
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cover of DELIGHTFUL DALMATIA

DELIGHTFUL DALMATIA

by Moqué, Alice Lee

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Published
1914
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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£42.24

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New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1914. 374 pages + 31 pages of black and white half-tone photographs and 8 pages of ads. Two color photographs: frontispiece and front cover decoration. Map endpapers. First printing of this travel book about Dalmatia, a vacation destination on the Adriatic coast of what is now Croatia. … Read more
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cover of SELECT VIEWS IN CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, AND LANCASHIRE

SELECT VIEWS IN CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, AND LANCASHIRE

by Wilkinson, Rev. Joseph, and William Wordsworth

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Published
1821
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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£1,267.20

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London: R. Ackermann, 1821. (6), 46 pages, followed by 48 plates printed only on the rectos. The text, though not attributed in the book, is by William Wordsworth, who continued to revise it for his own travel book, A Guide through the District of the Lakes. The illustrations are 48 soft ground etchings by William Frederick Wells after… Read more
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cover of [Fore-edge Painting] THE WORKS OF ALFRED TENNYSON, vol. XII: QUEEN MARY

[Fore-edge Painting] THE WORKS OF ALFRED TENNYSON, vol. XII: QUEEN MARY

by Tennyson, Alfred

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Published
1877
Condition
Fine-
Edition
Early Printing
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£380.16

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London: Henry S. King and Co., 1877. An attractive early printing of this Tennyson verse play that is bound in full red leather, with all edges gilt. But the highlight of this book is a superb ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR FORE-EDGE PAINTING which depicts boats on a river or inlet in the foreground and buildings onshore in the background. The… Read more
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cover of CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLE [Signed, with Original Drawing by Pyle]

CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLE [Signed, with Original Drawing by Pyle]

by Pyle, Howard

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. xviii, 329 pages. On the verso of the frontispiece is an ink drawing of a woman by Howard Pyle. SIGNED. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Howard Pyle. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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cover of ENCYCLOPEDIA MYTHOLOGICA: MEGA BEASTS

ENCYCLOPEDIA MYTHOLOGICA: MEGA BEASTS

by Sabuda, Robert and Matthew Reinhart

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine-
Edition
First Trade Edition
ISBN
9780763622305
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£105.60

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2007. First trade edition of a very elaborate pop-up book that include 6 large and complex pop-ups and 30 smaller pop-ups. The book is the result of collaboration between two of the giants of paper engineering, Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart. It is the third volume in the Encyclopedia Mythologica series. Signed by… Read more
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cover of CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: A POP-UP BOOK

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: A POP-UP BOOK

by Fischer, Chuck

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316117951
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£105.60

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New York: Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown and Company, 2007. Seven elaborate pop-ups; 65 color illustrations; 11 booklets; 60 photographs. Oblong 4to. First edition. Designed and illustrated by Chuck Fischer; text by Anne Newgarden; paper engineering by Bruce Foster. Just a hint of fading along the spine; otherwise, in virtually as-new condition.. First Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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cover of JACKIE: HER LIFE IN PICTURES

JACKIE: HER LIFE IN PICTURES

by Spada, James

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Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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£143.62

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2013. 177 pages. Small 4to. First edition thus. A typical Easton Press gift edition, beautifully bound in full red leather, decorated in gilt. All edges gilded. Lovely silk moire covered endpapers. A pictorial biography of Jackie Kennedy. In as-new condition.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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cover of PARADISE LOST. A POEM IN TWELVE BOOKS; [bound with] PARADISE REGAIN'D: A POEM IN IV BOOKS; [and] SAMSON AGONISTES, A DRAMATIC POEM

PARADISE LOST. A POEM IN TWELVE BOOKS; [bound with] PARADISE REGAIN'D: A POEM IN IV BOOKS; [and] SAMSON AGONISTES, A DRAMATIC POEM

by Milton, John

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Published
1691
Condition
Collectible-Very Good-
Edition
Fifth Edition
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£1,224.96

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London: Richard Bentley and Jacob Tonson, 1691. 336, 66, 57 pages. Folio (12 1/2" by 7 7/8"). Fifth edition, and the second illustrated edition of PARADISE LOST. The title pages for both PARADISE REGAIN'D and SAMSON AGONISTES indicate that those 2 titles were printed in 1688 by Randal Taylor. Sympathetically rebound in full brown leather. … Read more
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cover of DOVE AT THE WINDOWS: Last Letters of Four Quaker Martyrs

DOVE AT THE WINDOWS: Last Letters of Four Quaker Martyrs

by [Michael McCurdy] Stevenson, Marmaduke, William Robinson, Mary Dyer, and William Leddra (foreword by George Selleck)

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Published
1973
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Collectible-Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£156.29

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Lincoln, Massachusetts: Penmaen Press, 1973. (28) pages. Limited edition: number 155 of 200 copies, signed by Michael McCurdy on the colophon page. The book was designed by McCurdy and printed in letterpress, with five McCurdy wood engravings printed from the original blocks. This was the third book published by Penmaen Press. An unread copy in as-new… Read more
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cover of MY MOTHER'S PRAYER: As Sung by Duprez & Benedicts Minstrels (Sheet Music)

MY MOTHER'S PRAYER: As Sung by Duprez & Benedicts Minstrels (Sheet Music)

by Grover, Wm. C. (lyrics) and J. L. Woolsey (music)

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Published
1869
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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£168.96

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Philadelphia: Lee & Walker, 1869. Original sheet music on 5 pages. Cover art is an original stone lithograph by Philadelphia lithographer Thomas Sinclair. Remarkably SCARCE--WorldCat locates only two copies in libraries. Condition is about good: the 3 leaves of sheet music are disbound, with minimal roughness along the binding edge (primarily from the stab Holes) and with… Read more
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cover of A GALLERY OF CHILDREN (Signed Limited Edition)

A GALLERY OF CHILDREN (Signed Limited Edition)

by Milne, A. A.

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Published
1925
Condition
Collectible-Fine-
Edition
First U. S. Edition
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£739.20

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New York: David McKay, 1925. 105 pages + 12 color plates. Limited edition: number 276 of 500 copies SIGNED by Milne. This is the very scarce American issue, with Stanley Paul & Co. on the title page but bound in the blue cloth-covered boards, with David McKay on the spine. The book is clean, bright, and… Read more
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cover of THE PORTRAIT GALLERY Of Distinguished Poets, Philosophers, Statesmen, Divines, Painters, Architects, Physicians, and Lawyers, Since the Revival of Art; with Their Biographies, Arranged in Chronological Order (3 volumes)

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London: William S. Orr and Co., 1853. Complete in 3 volumes: viii, 308; [iv],309-607; [iv], 608-911 pages, with 165 tissue-guarded steel-engraved plates. 4to. Second Edition. Originally published in 1834 by The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge in an expensive (and now quite rare) edition. This beautiful collection of engraved portraits is not so rare… Read more
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cover of TALES OF A TRAVELER

TALES OF A TRAVELER

by Crayon, Geoffrey, Gent. [Washington Irving]

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Published
1850
Condition
Collectible-very Good
Edition
First British Illustrated Edition
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£337.92

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London: John Murray, 1850. 456 pages. 8vo. Bound in gilt decorated dark green (blue?) morocco, with gilded dentelles. First British illustrated edition, published in the same year as the first American illustrated edition. Both contain 17 engraved plates after drawings by F. O. C. Darley. Short stories and essays written by Washington Irving under the… Read more
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BUMPS: THE GOLF BALL KID AND LITTLE CADDIE [title on front cover is "Bumpsies--The Golf-Ball Kids"]

by McMahan, Valrie

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Published
1929
Condition
Collectible-Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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£422.40

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East Aurora, New York: The Roycrofters, 1929. First edition.  First state , in color-illustrated boards (a second printing in plain red cloth was also issued in 1929).  [Donovan & Murdoch, The Game of Golf and the Printed Word 1566-1985, 26100; Donovan & Jerri, Game of Golf and the Printed Word 1566-2005, M24310.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible-Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. Illus.… Read more
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JUST WHAT I WANTED: Stories and Pictures for Little Folks

by

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Published
1912
Condition
Collectible-Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£105.60

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London, New York, Toronto, and Melbourne: Cassell and Co., Ltd, 1912. Unpaginated.  Profusely illustrated children's book, including 12 full-page chromolithographs (some picturing racist"golliwogs").  Endpapers include 4 full-page advertisements for Mellin's Food, Wright's Coal Tar Soap, Neave's Food, and Plasmon Cocoa.  The approximate date of publication reflects the information in those ads.  The book is in very good condition: clean and… Read more
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PARLEMENT OF FOULES

by Chaucer, Geoffrey [Bruce Rogers]

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Published
1904
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Collectible-Very Good+
Edition
First Edition Thus
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£168.96

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1904. Between 1900 and 1912 Bruce Rogers designed more than 100 volumes for The Riverside Press.  Among them were some of his most acclaimed designs, including the design for Chaucer's Parlement of Foules, which is printed on laid paper in black and red French Gothic type and in the style of medieval manuscripts.  On… Read more
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