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The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ by Gill, Eric

Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Folio. 65 wood-engraved sub-titles...

$20,000.00
Chronicles of Golden Friars

Chronicles of Golden Friars by Le Fanu, J. S

London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. Three volumes. 12mo. Original sand-...

$15,000.00
Noticia de California, y de su Conquesta Temporal, y Espiritual ..

Noticia de California, y de su Conquesta Temporal, y Espiritual .. by Venegas, Miguel (and Andres Marcos Burriel)

Madrid: Viuda de Manuel Fernandez, 1757. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Three volumes. Small 4tos. (24),240; (8),564; (8),436...

$12,500.00
Twelve Years A Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, A Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841 and Rescued in 1853...

Twelve Years A Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, A Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841 and Rescued in 1853... by Northup, Solomon

Auburn: Derby and Miller, et al., 1853. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. xvi,(17)-336pp. 4pp. publisher's ads inserted...

$10,000.00
Caxton Quincentennial Set: The Game of Chess (c. 1483); The History and Fables of Æsop (1484); Le Morte D'Arthur (1485)

Caxton Quincentennial Set: The Game of Chess (c. 1483); The History and Fables of Æsop (1484); Le Morte D'Arthur (1485) by Caxton, William; Jacobus de Cessolis; Sir Thomas Malory

London: The Scolar Press, 1976. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Three volumes, 4to. Issued in commemoration of the 500th ann...

$10,000.00
Les Promenades de Paris: Histoire, Description des Embellissements, Depenses de Creation et d'Entretien des Bois de Boulogne et de Vincennes, Champs-Elysees, Parcs, Squares, Boulevards, Places Plantees

Les Promenades de Paris: Histoire, Description des Embellissements, Depenses de Creation et d'Entretien des Bois de Boulogne et de Vincennes, Champs-Elysees, Parcs, Squares, Boulevards, Places Plantees by Alphand, Adolphe

Paris: J. Rothschild, Editeur, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes of unbound sheets as issued in publisher...

$10,000.00
The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree

The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree by Cooper, Susan

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World; Atheneum, 1977. First editions, first printings. Hardcover. Near fine. First U.S. edit...

$10,000.00
Bai Hua Shi Jian Pu: A Hundred Flowers; Wen Mei Zhai Shi Jian Pu

Bai Hua Shi Jian Pu: A Hundred Flowers; Wen Mei Zhai Shi Jian Pu by (Color Block Book) Lei An (Zhaoxiang Zhang)

(Beijing): Wen Mei Zhai, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 4to. Two volumes, complete. One hundred woodblock illustra...

$9,500.00
Science and Health

Science and Health by Glover, Mary Baker (later, Mary Baker Eddy)

Boston: Christian Scientist Publishing Company, 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Thick 8vo. 456pp. Publisher's black ...

$8,000.00
Lara; Poems; Prisoner of Chillon; Beppo; Mazeppa; The Vampyre

Lara; Poems; Prisoner of Chillon; Beppo; Mazeppa; The Vampyre by Byron, Lord; John William Polidori

London; New York: John Murray; Van Wynkle & Wiley; Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1819. First editions. Hardcover. Near fine. ...

$7,500.00
The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree

The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree by Cooper, Susan

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World; Atheneum, 1977. First editions, first printings. Hardcover. Near fine. First U.S. edit...

$7,500.00
The Song of Arthur

The Song of Arthur by Wright, S. Fowler

n.p.: n.p., n.d.. Typescript. Very good. Four volume typescript, approximately 8 inches by 10 inches. Individual original type...

$7,500.00
The Vampyre; A Tale

The Vampyre; A Tale by Polidori, John William

London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1819. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. xxv,(1),27-84pp. Sherwood, Neely, ...

$7,500.00
Mickey Mouse in King Arthur's Court, Together with the Original Artboards

Mickey Mouse in King Arthur's Court, Together with the Original Artboards by Disney, Walt

London, (Burbank): Dean & Son, (Walt Disney Studios), 1933. Very good. Seven artboards with artwork used in preparing the...

$7,500.00



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