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Kenning's Masonic Cyclopaedia, and Handbook of Masonic Archeology, History, and Biography. by Woodford, A. F. A.; George Kenning

London George Kenning, 1878, hardcover. Both preface and title page are dated 1878. **This copy has two sepia photographs pasted in, opposite to and on verso of title page, with the handwritten names of George Kenning and of A F A Woodford; these are in …

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$563.50


A Reply To The Essay on Population, by the Rev. T. R. Malthus, In a Series of Letters, To Which Are Added, Extracts From the Essay; With Notes by Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830

1807, hardcover. An important early Hazlitt, his political philosophy, that the individual imagination (idea of the good) is the source of voluntary action, sympathy with others, and self-control of population--as opposed to Malthus' concept that onl…

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$387.10


The Sounds of Rain. by Heaney, Seamus

Atlanta Emory University, 1988, First Edition. paperback. First Edition: Limited to 300 copies, with printed envelope. -- This copy is SIGNED and dated by Heaney. -- Printed at the Shadowy Water Press, to mark the inauguration of the Richard Ellmann Lect…

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$343.00


Silence: Lectures and writings. by Cage, John

Middletown CT Wesleyan University Press, 1961, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover, 276 pages, 8.5x10 inches. Condition: very good (owner name) with very good dust jacket (black dj is rubbed overall). -- A solid, clean cop…

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$294.00


The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern. by Book of Oaths; Richard Garnett

1649, hardcover. Title continued (with the 17th century spelling): Faithfully collected out of sundry authentike books and records, not heretofore extant, compiled in one volume, very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any…

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$294.00


Ships and Other Figures. by Meredith, William

Princeton Princeton University Press, 1948, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Folded Merry Christmas 1959 postcard addressed to Mr & Mrs Louis B. Cox, Dublin, Ireland, is laid in: written and SIGNED by the author, "Love…

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$294.00


Selected Writings. by Capote, Truman

New York Random House, 1963, hardcover. Fourth printing, with different jacket (plain brown with white letters). -- SIGNED by author Truman Capote. -- Hardcover, black cloth. Condiiton: very good minus (there is an unattractive gift note, unrelated to th…

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$279.30


Poland. by Michener, James A

New York Random House, 1953, hardcover. Book Club Edition (complete, but printed in a smaller format, same endsheet maps). -- SIGNED by Michener, dated 1985, at the local newspaper (The Daily Intelligencer) in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Michener's hom…

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$269.50


Donau oder Rainer, von der Quelle bis Sankt Nikola by Rainer, Arnulf

Ried im Innkreis Edition A, 1992, hardcover. Text in GERMAN. -- 46 color reproductions of Rainer's overpainting on the Danube art of Jakob Alt (1789-1872). Introduction by Peter Baum. Galerie Ammering. -- Hardcover, oblong 13x11 inches. Condition: n…

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$245.00


Colleccao das Ordens do Exercito do Anno de 1910, Parte Nao Official; Relatorio da Campanha Dos Cuamatos no Sul de Angola em 1907. by Rocadas, Jose Augusto Alves

Lisboa Imprensa Nacional, 1910, hardcover. SIGNED, inscribed on title page by author Rocadas, who was Portuguese Minister of War. This book is unofficial daily chronicle of the army campaign against the Cuamatos tribal peoples, Angola, 1907. -- Half the…

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$240.10


Letters From the Alphabet. by Carson, Ciaran

Oldcastle Ireland Gallery Press, 1995, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing: Limited Edition: one of 75 copies numbered and reserved for Patrons and Friends of The Gallery Press, SIGNED and numbered by the author. -- 26 poems written i…

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$220.50


Torres Straits, German New Guinea, and the Dutch East Indies; Scented Isles and Coral Gardens. by Mackellar, C. D

London John Murray, 1912, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, 1912. Letters from first-hand travel in the Pacific. Bright and colorful plates painted by the author, plus black-and-white photographs. -- Hardcover, made with untrimmed edges; vintage b…

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$220.50


The Double Image. by Levertoff [Levertov], Denise

Waldron Island WA Brooding Heron Press, 1991, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition of this 1991 limited printing of 300 copies; SIGNED by Denise Levertov (on title page) and also signed by the two publishers Sally Green and Sam Green (but not lettered…

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$220.50


La Nuova Italia; The New Italy. by Glauco, Scilla de

New York Nikola Press, 1939, hardcover. Subtitle: La Guerra Che Noi Preferiamo (The War We Prefer) Mussolini (which refers to the Fascist remaking of Italy in all aspects, the subject of this book). -- Text in Italian and English. Each page contains seve…

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$220.50


An Endeavour to Evince the Certainty of Christian Faith in Generall, and of the Resurrection of Christ in Particular. by Whitbie [Whitby], Daniel

Oxford Printed at the Theater in Oxford and are to be sold by George West, 1671, hardcover. Whitby's early work published 1671 addresses "false uncertain Mammon" and includes significant amount of his Latin and Greek references for his theo…

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$220.50


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