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THE NEW CENTURY SHAKESPEARE by SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1900. Twenty volumes uniformly bound. This is the SPECIAL ROLFE EDITION, limited to TEN SETS, this being #2. "The Cambridge text from the latest edition of William Aldis Wright: with introductions, notes and glossaries…

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$10,000.00


POEMS. by MOORE, CLEMENT C(LARKE)

New York: Bartlett and Welford, 1844. A fine early twentieth-century binding SIGNED BY STIKEMAN. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Covers bordered in two gilt fillets. Spine in six panels with raised bands. Lettering and elaborate floral panel designs in …

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$9,000.00


COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND. by BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM

London: Clarendon Press 1766-1769. Four volumes in 1/2 butterscotch calf over marbled boards. Rebacked. Maroon morocco spine labels, gilt. Spine with raised bands. Random foxing particularly to preliminary leaves. A nice wide-margined set, with the major…

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$6,000.00


A TREATISE ON THE BLOOD, INFLAMMATION, AND GUN-SHOT WOUNDS; TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR'S LIFE, BY HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW, EVERARD HOME by HUNTER, JOHN

London: Printed By John Richardson, for George Nicol, 1894. Rebacked with original leather spine laid-down. The spine was chipped but most is retained. Black leather spine label. Covers and edges marbled. Hinges re-inforced probably at time of rebacking. …

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$3,000.00


THE FOUNDATION SERIES by ASIMOV, ISAAC

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2005. FIVE VOLUMES. With uniformly-printed and designed covers. "Prelude To Foundation" is bound in deep red leather; "Foundfation and Earth" in green; "The Foundation Trilogy" in blue;…

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$3,000.00


MEDICAL INQUIRIES AND OBSERVATIONS by RUSH, BENJAMIN, M.D

Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1973. FIVE VOLUMES. Four are uniformly bound in brown calf. Volume 2 is bound in 1/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Volume 1 is a second American edition, 1794, old laced repair to front joint. Volume 2 is a first American e…

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$3,000.00


AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED by DICKENS, CHARLES

1 Devonshire Terrace, London, 1851. Hand-written letter measuring 4 1/2" x 7". Two horizontal folds to accommodate envelope for mailing. " 1 Devonshire Terrace, Eighteenth January 1857. Dear Sir, I have been visiting in the country or I sho…

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$2,800.00


TARZAN OF THE APES by BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE

Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1914. Spine and front cover lettered in gilt.Rubbing both joints and corners. See photos. "Published, June, 1914" on copyright page. First issue cover without the acorn at foot of spine. "W.F. Hall Printing Co." …

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$2,750.00


OPTICE: SIVE DE REFLEXIONIBUS, REFRACTIONIBUS, INFLEXIONIBUS ET COLORIBUS LUCAS, LIBRI TRES. LATINE REDDIDIT SAMUEL CLARKE, EDITION NOVISSIMA. by NEWTON, ISAAC

Lausanne & Geneve.: Marci-Michaelis Bousquet & Sociorum, 1740. All edges stained red. Spine labelled near top. Half-title page present. Portrait frontispiece. Title-page with vignette printed in red and black. Errata page at end of text. Engraved …

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$2,500.00


THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND; TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID, POINTED AS THEY ARE TO BE SUNG OR SAID IN CHURCHES

London: John Baskett, 1723. A contemporary, fine binding. All edges gilt. Silver corner guards and central medallions on both covers. Cover designs in gilt fillets, floral tooling. Spine in eight panels, heavily decorated in gilt floral motifs. Old marble…

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$2,000.00


DIERKUNDIG MENDELWERK, IN HET WELKE DE NIEUWE OF NOG DUISTERE ZOORTEN VAN DIERER... by PALLAS, PETER

Utrecht: Abraham Van Paddenburg En J. Van Schoonhoven, 1767. Corners rounded, edges worn, spine extremities frayed. Rear cover a quite worn and rubbed but intact. Spine with five bands, gilt title and designs. Internally very clean throughout with wide ma…

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$1,500.00


TWENTY YEARS OF KANSAS CITY'S LIVE STOCK TRADE AND TRADERS by POWELL, CUTHBERT

Kansas City, Missouri: Pearl Publishing Company, 1893. Spine lettered in gilt. "Powell" on spine denoting second issue. Some light wrinkling of the cloth at top and bottom of spine. See photo. Slight fraying of spine extremities. Front free endp…

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$1,500.00


THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANE by LE SAGE, ALAIN RENE

London: Vernor and Hood, 1802. Three volumes. Translated from the French by T.S. Smollett. The first Smollett translation was in 1748. Signed bindings by Bayntun of Bath. Each front cover has a different character with inlaid leathers in multiple colors. …

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$1,500.00


MEDICAL SKETCHES OF THE CAMPAIGNS OF 1812, 13, 14. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, SURGICAL CASES, OBSERVATIONS ON MILITARY HOSPITALS, AND FLYING HOSPITALS ATTACHED TO A MOVING ARMY by MANN, JAMES, M.D

Dedham: H. Mann and Company, 1816. Title continues; "Also, an appendix, comprising a dissertation on dysentery.... and observations on thre winter epidemic 1815-16, denominated peripneumonia notha..." Rebacked with original paper labels laid-dow…

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$1,500.00


I, ROBOT; THE ROBOTS OF DAWN; THE NAKED SUN; THE CAVES OF STEEL by ASIMOV, ISAAC

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2004. FOUR VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. All edges gilt, sewn-in silk bookmarks, Covers and spine lettered and designed in gilt. Covers all show the same robot. See photos. Color frontispieces in each volume by Stephen Y…

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$1,500.00


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