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Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries by Froissart, John, and Henry Noel Humphreys

London: WIlliam Smith, 1848. Hardcover. Near fine. Two volumes in four, extra-illustrated with the insertion of the illuminated plates from Humpheys' "Illuminated Illustrations of Froissart" in addition to the hand-colored plates of this e...

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$7,500.00


Annotationes in P. Dioscorides De Medica Materia Libros V., &c by Cordus, Valerius

Argentorati (Strassburg): Iosias Rihelius, 1561. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Foliated. 232 (of 301) ff. Woodcut historiated initials. 275 woodcuts of plants. Contents: Valerii Cordi Simesusi, in Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia, ...

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$7,500.00


Old Testament: First and Second Books of Kings, complete, from the King James Bible (The Authorized Version) by Bible in English: King James Bible

London: Robert Barker, 1611. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. The First and Second Books of Kings, complete in 36 leaves. The first page is the final page of the previous book (2 Samuel); on the reverse begins 'The First Booke of the King...

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$7,500.00


The Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach, commonly called Ecclesiasticus by (Ashendene Press)

Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1932. Limited edition. Limp Vellum. Fine. 4to. 182 pp.. Hand-illuminated initial letters in red, blue and green by Graily Hewitt and his assistants, Ida D. Henstock and Helen E. Hinkley. (4to), original orange vellum with orang...

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$7,500.00


A Description of the East, and Some Other Countries by Pococke, Richard

London: Printed for the Author, by W. Bowyer,,,, 1743. Hardcover. Very good. Comprising Vol 1: Observations on Egypt; Vol 2 part 1: Observations on Palestine or the Holy Land, Syria, Mesopotamia, Cyprus, and Candia; Vol 2 part 2: Observations on the Isl...

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$7,000.00


A Dialogue of Polygamy, Written Originally in Italian; A Dialogue of Divorce by Ochino, Bernardino (Ochine, Barnardine; Ochini0

London: Printed for John Garfield, 1657. First edition in English. Hardcover. Very good. "Rendred into English by a person of quality, and dedicated to the author of that well-known treatise call'd Advice to a son." 12mo. (22), 89. 61pp...

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$5,500.00


Sphera del Universo by Rocamoro y Torrano (Ginés)

Madrid: Juan Herrera, 1599. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 4to. (14), fol. 1-271, (1). Woodcut of the arms of Don Luys Faxardo on the title page. Full vellum, ties, manuscript spine title Illustrated with woodcuts, including several full page plat...

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$5,000.00


The Epistle of Gildas, the Most Ancient British Author: Who Flourished in the Yeere of our Lord, 546. .. by Gildas

London: T. Cotes for William Cooke, 1638. First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo. (134),327pp. Engraved frontispiece of Gildas by William Marshall. First edition in English, translated from the Latin by Thomas Habington. Early handwritten note...

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$5,000.00


Fenians: Bound Volume of The United Irishman, The Irish Tribute, and The Irish Felon abd Related Material by (Irish Newspapers & Related Ephemera) John Savage

Dublin, 1848. Hardcover. Ex-library. Bound volume containing:<br/>The United Irishman, Vol. I, No.1 through Vol. I, No 16;<br/>The Irish Tribune, Vol. 1, No. 1 through Vol. I, No. 6; <br/>The Irish Felon, Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. I, ...

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$5,000.00


Panoramic Representation of the Queen's Royal Progress Through the City of London,on the 9th of November, 1837 by (Panorama)

London: Joseph Robins, 1838. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Oblong 8vo (5 by 6 inches, but extending to nearly 10 feet when opened). Green cloth boards printed in black and gilt, endpapers in non-pareil design. A very good copy showing only light ...

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$5,000.00


Alphabet Lottery Cards by Abecedario

Mexico, 1860. Stiff card. Very good. Set of 24 alphabet lottery cards, about 1½ by 3 inches, lithographed in black on white stock and mounted on stiff card.<br/> <br/>The 24 cards cover the entire Spanish alphabet, except for Rr, and ...

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$5,000.00


Lives of Game Animals by Seton, Ernest Thompson

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Four volumes. Thick 4tos. Brown buckram spines, gilt; tan buckram boards with the upper boards blocked with a rule in gilt and an illustration by the author. Top edges...

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$5,000.00


Wild Scenes and Song-Birds by Miller, Alfred J., and Charles Wilkins Webber

New York: George P. Putnam and Co, 1854. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus. 8vo. Original publisher's maroon marbled cloth, upper cover with elaborate blocked design in gilt and blind with large central sunken lozenge blocked with a gilt vign...

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$5,000.00


Os Portuguezes em Africa, Asia, America, e Oceania. Obra Classica by Saraiva, Cardinal Francisco de Sao Luiz

Lisboa (Lisbon): Typ de Borges, 1850. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Seven volumes in four. 8vo. xxiv,183;224;215;208;213,(3);220;279,(1)pp. Errata page for Vol. 5 after p. 213; publisher's announcement of the Diccionario after p. 279 of vol. ...

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$5,000.00


Padre Kino Portfolio with Original Art by DeGrazia

Tucson: DeGrazia Studios, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Elephant folio. Twenty large 18 by 22 inch full color lithographs depicting the memorable events in the life of the popular, talented and heroic Eusebio Kino, SJ, sometimes called the most ...

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$4,500.00


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