Bindings & Editions

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Facsimile of an Ancient Heraldic Manuscript Emblazoned by Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount. Lyon King of Arms. 1542. 1822 edition

Facsimile of an Ancient Heraldic Manuscript Emblazoned by Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount. Lyon King of Arms. 1542. 1822 edition

by Lyndsay, Sir David

Edinburgh: W and D Laing. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Spine faded. Neat ownership signature on fep. Some occasional very slight soiling. 1822. Reprint. Modern half calf marbled board cover. 370mm x 250mm (15" x 10"). 12pp; + 133 plates, 7pp. Hand coloured title page and 133 plates of which 131 are hand-coloured. Engraved by W H Lizars. .
Item Price
£800.00
WAR ELEGIES

WAR ELEGIES

by Everson, William [1912 - 1994]

Waldport OR: Untide Press, 1944. 1st edition thus. SIGNED. #2 of 30 copies so issued, out of a total edition of 975 cc. Deluxe full calf binding lettered in gilt, with marbled eps. VG+ (minor rubs to extremities).. Unpaginated (though 32 pp). Illustrated by Kemper Nomland Jr. 8vo. 9-3/8" X 6-1/2" The first 'printed' edition of this work, which was previously issued in mimeo form. Here Everson adds an eleventh 'War Elegy' & includes an introduction for this edition.... Read more
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$450.00
The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers

by Kelly, Fred C

New York City: Ballantine, 1956. 1st Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Vintage Paperback Ballantine 155 Solid Paperback Printing, No date other than the original 1950 publication date but likely 1956, (Canja p.120). .35 cover price. Square, tight and clean throughout. Some fairly mild edge-wear. Page edges lightly toning. Still fresh and bright with no chipping or tears. A very pretty collectable copy.
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$12.00
The Rephaim, and Their Connection with Egyptian History

The Rephaim, and Their Connection with Egyptian History

by Corbaux, Fanny (Marie Françoise Corbaux)

London: W. Clowes and Sons, 1852. Hardcover. Very good. First collected edition. 8vo. 22, 32, 37,38,61pp. Five full page plates. Contemporary cloth in a watered silk pattern. Black leather lettering label, gilt. This is the first collected edition of Corbaux's articles in the Journal of Sacred Literature, Vols. I, II, and III, New Series. A member of the Royal Society of British Artists, the author took up scriptural research as a pastime, publishing, first a treatise on the physical... Read more
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$1,500.00
Human Life and Its Conditions : Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford in 1876-1878 with Three Ordination Sermons

Human Life and Its Conditions : Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford in 1876-1878 with Three Ordination Sermons

by Church, R W

Macmillan, 1878. FIRST EDITION 1878. Published by Macmillan. Leather-bound book. Very good clean internally. Has been rebound to a high standard. New endpapers. Some underlining of text in pencil. Exceptional copy. . First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good.
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£60.00
The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier, Comprising a General Description of the Noble and Useful Animal The Horse; ..

The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier, Comprising a General Description of the Noble and Useful Animal The Horse; ..

by Mason, Richard, M.D

Richmond: Peter Cotton, 1825. Hardcover. Good. The third edition, enlarged and improved. 12mo. vii,(8)-228pp. Contemporary full calf. Illustrated. Lacks front free endpaper and lettering label; spine and head of spine worn; dampstain on the upper third of the first half of the text block, but a presentable copy of a scarce book.
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$1,000.00
The Puritan

The Puritan

by O'Flaherty, Liam

London: Jonathan Cape, 1932. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. 12mo. Publisher's decorated cloth binding. Minor dusting but essentially a fine copy. The dustwrapper is lightly soiled with a trace of roughness along the edges but is near fine.
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$200.00
Alexandre Dumas' Adventures in Switzerland

Alexandre Dumas' Adventures in Switzerland

by Dumas, Alexandre; translated by R. W. Plummer and A. Craig Bell

Philadelphia & New York: Chilton Company, 1960. In 1832, Dumas traveled to Switzerland, "for reasons of health", or perhaps politics; there he determined to see the sights and recounts, in lively form, a variety of adventures & encounters - sort of a precursor to Bill Bryson. Stated first American edition (first printing). Hardcover, brown cloth spine over patterned boards, gilt titling. Book shows some wear & fraying to the edges; price-clipped jacket shows light rubbing, edgewear... Read more
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$25.00
Nutcracker

Nutcracker

by Hoffmann, E. T. A.; Sendak, Maurice

NY: Crown Publishers, 1984. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Crown, 1984, first printing. Square 4to., 10 1/4" x 10 1/4", xviii+102pp., illustrated throughout with color pictures by Maurice Sendak. Embossed dark blue cloth with silver titles, pictorial endpapers. Minor foxing spots along edges of page block, else near fine in near fine dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to.
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$100.00
Nuns and Soldiers

Nuns and Soldiers

by Iris Murdoch

First Edition, First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1980). Spine tips slightly bumped. Fading to spine panel of original and unclipped dust jacket with slight wear to spine tips. A near fine copy.
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£25.00
Sabre And Bayonet : Stories of Heroism and Military Adventure : Collected and Edited

Sabre And Bayonet : Stories of Heroism and Military Adventure : Collected and Edited

by Rodenbough, Theophilis F. (Brevet Brigadier-General U.S.A.)

New York: Dillingham, 1897. Very Good+ in the publisher's full burgundy cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in gilt (still brilliant). Octavo. 361pps., with numerous black-and-white illustrations -- 20 of them full-page. There is mild bumping to the tips and light touches of soiling to the cloth. Also, the page-edges are slightly browned. Modest reading wear, including the (very) sporadic smudge, fox-mark, or creased page-corner. This item has been recently restored: it has new... Read more
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$500.00
A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES.

A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES.

by STEVENSON. ROBERT LOUIS

Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1885. FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo. (6.5 x 4.5 inches). One small area of loss (finger nail sized) to the bottom inner margin of one page, well away from the printed text, and a few finger marks but otherwise a very good copy. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Twin red labels, gilt. Single gilt ruled border to both boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. An attractive copy of this... Read more
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£875.00
Astounding Science Fiction February 1949

Astounding Science Fiction February 1949

by Will Stewart, others

Street & Smith, 1949. Digest. Very Good condition.
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$15.00
The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1975. Collector's Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full red leather, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with color frontispiece and several full-page monochrome plates. . Former owner's embossed seal on title page, three minor... Read more
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$50.00
Pieces of Happiness: A Novel of Friendship, Hope and Chocolate (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)

Pieces of Happiness: A Novel of Friendship, Hope and Chocolate (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)

by Ostby, Anne

Thorndike Press Large Print, 2017. Library Binding. Very Good. Disclaimer:Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$4.34
The Motive

The Motive

by Piper, Evelyn

New York City: Dell, 1965. 1st Paperback Edition. Soft cover. Fine. Vintage Paperback. Dell 5846 Sharp Unread First Paperback Printing, May, 1965. $.60 cover price. Square, tight, and clean throughout with little or no wear. Fresh and bright with no chipping, creases, or tears. A very attractive collectable copy of an uncommon title in any condition. This copy is gorgeous.
Item Price
$15.00
Branches

Branches

by (Minsky Binding) Mitch Cullin

Sag Harbor, NY: The Permanent Press, 2000. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Ilustrated by Ryuzo Kikushima.. 8vo. 197pp. One of 100 numbered copies with 16 tipped-in color plates and specially bound by Richard Minsky. Signed on the title page by the author and by the illustrator. Sing on the rear pastedown on the limitation skip by Richard Minsky. Bound in full khaki-colored cloth, with a pocket sewn onto the upper board covering, a sheriff star and name tag pinned to it. With 6 holes right through... Read more
Item Price
$500.00
A Manual of Steam Locomotive Restoration and Preservation. Signed copy

A Manual of Steam Locomotive Restoration and Preservation. Signed copy

by Harvey, D W

London: David & Charles Ltd. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 1980. First Edition. Pale green illustrated laminated board cover. 240mm x 170mm (9" x 7"). 301pp. Signed and dedicated by author. (To Allan Garraway of Festiniog Railway fame, complete with a Garraway drawing for 'Knocking Down' a Big end.). .
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£36.00
Picturesque Rides and Walks, with Excursions by Water, thirty miles round the British Metropolis..

Picturesque Rides and Walks, with Excursions by Water, thirty miles round the British Metropolis..

by Hassell, J

London: J. Hassell, 1817. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two leather bound volumes with spines in 6 compartments, red labels, gilt titles. As so often happens with early 19th century books the collation of these two volumes matches neither the 'directions for placing the cuts' as found at the end of each volume nor the collation as given in the reference. Numerous plates are bound in locations other than indicated, four listed in Tooley (Epsom, Holland House, Melrose Hall and Guildford)... Read more
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$1,000.00
human anatomy(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used)

human anatomy(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used)

by DING GUO FANG

People s Health Publishing House Pub. Date :2008-0. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pages Number: 230 Publisher: People s Health Publishing House Pub. Date :2008-08. human anatomy as the foundation of medical science disciplines. in teaching and research has an important position. The materials to meet the medical education reform and development of teaching and nursing education needs to focus on the new era of... Read more
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$89.72
Tales of the Mountain Men

Tales of the Mountain Men

by Barbour, Barton H., compiler and editor

Santa Fé: Press of the Palace of the Governors, 1984. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Illustrations by Andrew Burns.. Oblong 4to. 77,(1)pp. Finely printed by hand on Rives paper by Pamela Smith. Introduction by David J. Weber. Bound by Priscilla Spitler in maroon Centennial book cloth, with spine title in silver and a hand-printed paper vignette on the upper board. One of 150 numbered copies in cloth, from a total edition of 165 copies. This is copy number 28, and is signed by the... Read more
Item Price
$250.00
Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine

by The Beatles

Signet, 1968. First Printing. Very Good condition.
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$25.00
The Duke's Reappearance; The Chap-Book, Vol. VI., No. 3

The Duke's Reappearance; The Chap-Book, Vol. VI., No. 3

by Hardy, Thomas

Chicago: The Chap-Book, 1896. First US edition. Wraps. Very good. 12mo. Original printed wraps. xx,(97)-144,xxi-xxx pp. Vol. VI., No. 3 of The Chap-Book which contains the first printed appearance in the United States of 'The Duke's Reappearance' and only its second appearance overall, having appeared the previous day in England in The Saturday Review, Christmas Supplement. The Saturday Review was published 14 December, 1896, whereas The Chap-Book was issued December 15, 1896. (See Ray, The... Read more
Item Price
$500.00
Anecdotes Of Painters Who Have Been Born In England With Critical Remarks On Their Productions.

Anecdotes Of Painters Who Have Been Born In England With Critical Remarks On Their Productions.

by Edwards, Edward

Leigh And Sotheby, 1808. FIRST EDITION 1808. Published by Leigh And Sotheby. Lovely clean book internally, 1/- in pencil on front pastedown. Inscription on fep. Browning on title page made by portrait on frontispiece. Barely any foxing. Errata page and 327 pages. Tight book in original full leather boards which are worn on the edges, spine has missing pieces at top and btm and is worn. Title barely readable on spine. A rare title. . First Edition. Full-Leather. Good Plus.
Item Price
£400.00