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North to the Orient
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North to the Orient

by Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

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Used - Fine
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Near fine
Edition
First edition, first printing
Published
1935
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Hardcover
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1935. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 8vo. 255pp. Blue cloth blocked in silver on the spine and upper board. Map endpapers. Frontispiece photograph of the plane 'Sirius'. Map vignettes in text. The maps were drawn by Charles A. Lindbergh. A fine copy. The dustwrapper has been strengthened at the spine… Read more about this item
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Onze Vogels in Huis en Tuin, Beschreven en Afgebeeld
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Onze Vogels in Huis en Tuin, Beschreven en Afgebeeld

by Keulemans, J. G.

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Used - Very good
Edition
First edition
Published
1876
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Hardcover
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Leiden: P. W. M. Trap, 1876. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. Unpaginated. Green pinhead cloth blocked in blind and gilt. With 58 (of 60) full page highly detail hand colored illustrations of birds, and enhanced with gum arabic, followed by letterpress text in Dutch describing them. Textblock loose in binding, some page edges rough, lightly worn but… Read more about this item
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans

by (Foredge Painting) Hemans, Mrs. F.

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Published
1885
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Hardcover
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Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1885. Hardcover. Near fine. Illustrated with full page engravings on steel. Full green morocco. Spine in six compartments, gilt and with red leather lettering labels, gilt. Gilt rules on the board borders, All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, and with the original decorated cloth cover as the front pastedown. A couple of pages at beginning… Read more about this item
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Εικων Βασιλικη. The Portraictvre of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solidvdes and Svfferings
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Εικων Βασιλικη. The Portraictvre of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solidvdes and Svfferings

by (Charles I, or John Gauden)

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Used - Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1648
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Hardcover
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n.p. (London): n.d. (Richard Roylston), 1648. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 112mo. Folding frontispiece. (viii), 269pp. Recent black leather, gilt spine title, and gilt crown and 'C.R.' on the upper board. Textblock generally soiled, and with stains form old tape marks, but still in good condition. The second issue, with the place of publication and publisher removed… Read more about this item
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Practical Treatise on the History, Prevention, and Treatment of Epidemic Cholera
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Practical Treatise on the History, Prevention, and Treatment of Epidemic Cholera

by Drake, Daniel

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Used - Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1832
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Hardcover
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Cincinnati: Corey and Fairbank, 1832. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Thin 4to. 180pp. Original brown cloth, nicely rebacked to match. Significant wear and staining to the cloth as well as the textblock, which has foxing and some dampstaining throughout. Early discussion of cholera from a resident of Cincinnati, which suffered a great outbreak of it in the… Read more about this item
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The Witch in the Wood
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The Witch in the Wood

by White, T. H.

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Used - Fine
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Very good
Edition
First US edition
Published
1939
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. First US edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Blue cloth, gilt. Top edge red. A fine copy. The dustwrapper has some repair at the spine tips, noticeable along the top of the spine and affecting the letters of "THE", but still presents a near fine, bright appearance. Second book in White's Arthurian… Read more about this item
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

by (Foredge Painting) Shelley, Percy Bysshe; William B. Scott, ed

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Published
1875
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Hardcover
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London: George Routledge, 1875. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. xxxi,(1),693pp. plus a 4 page undated publisher's catalogue in the rear. Full green morocco. Spine in six compartments, gilt. Gilt border rle on the boards, All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, with the original cloth cover used as the front pastedown. Illustrated by the editor William B. Scott. The first several… Read more about this item
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A Table d'Hote or French Ordinary in Paris
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A Table d'Hote or French Ordinary in Paris

by Rowlandson, Thomas

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Used - Fine
Edition
First edition
Published
1810
Binding
Broadside
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London: Thomas Tegg, 1810. First edition. Broadside. Fine. Hand-colored etching approximately 9-5/8 by 13 5/8 inches. Published on May 30, 1810. Framed and glazed in a simple antiqued gold wooden frame with a hunter green mat. Not examined out of frame but appears to be in fine condition. Frame size is 17 by 21 inches. There appears to… Read more about this item
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The Stations of the Cross
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The Stations of the Cross

by (Bread and Puppet Theatre)

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Published
1974
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Wraps
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Plainfield, VT: Bread and Puppet Theatre, 1974. Wraps. Very good. 8½ by 11 inches, stapled wraps. The outer wrap is on colored paper. Illustrated throughout with illustrations of the Stations of the Cross on one page and on the facing page appropriate music, generally scored for SATB or SAB or SSA. A small abrasion on the upper wrapper… Read more about this item
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World-Noted Women; Or, Types of Womanly Attributes of All Lands and Ages
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World-Noted Women; Or, Types of Womanly Attributes of All Lands and Ages

by (Guild of Women Binders) Clarke, Mary Cowden

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Used - Near fine
Edition
First edition
Published
1858
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1858. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. LArge 4to. 407pp. Illustrated with full page engraved portraits of Sappho, Lucretia, Aspasia, Cleopatra, St. Cecilia, Heloise, Laura, Valentine de Milan, Joan d'Arc, Margaret of Anjou, Isabella of Castile, Lady Jane Grey, Pocahontas, La Valliere, Maria Theresa, Catherine II, Florence NIghtingale. A lovely Arts and… Read more about this item
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Manuscript on Vellum, Signed
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Manuscript on Vellum, Signed

by Ottoboni, Leonardo, Grand Chancellor of Venice (Leonardus Octobonus)

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Published
1601
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Leaf
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Venice: Ducal Palace, 1601. Leaf. Fine. Single page of vellum, 12 by 16 inches, folded and with cuts along two margins to seal the page. Five lines of manuscript, the first two in Latin, then two in Italian, and the last in Latin, identifying Marino di Carvallo as the Venetian Ambassador appointed by the Doge of Venice to… Read more about this item
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Comrade Kropotkin
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Comrade Kropotkin

by Robinson, Victor

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Used - Very good
Edition
First edition
Published
1908
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: The Altrurians, 1908. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. 127, (7)pp. THe final 6pp are announcements of Altrurian publications. Red cloth, gilt title on spine and upper board. Frontispiece portrait. A very good copy with only a trace of soil and wear. The elusive first edition, many times reprinted. Kropotkin was a scientist, writer, activist,… Read more about this item
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The Historical Register, Containing an Impartial Relation of all Transactions, Foreign and Domestick ... For the Year 1721
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The Historical Register, Containing an Impartial Relation of all Transactions, Foreign and Domestick ... For the Year 1721

by [Roberts (John Bartholomew)], "Black Bart"

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Published
1721
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Hardcover
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London: Printed by H. M. and sold by T. Norris, et al., 1721. Hardcover. Very good. Volume VI of the Register. 348,(6) pp. followed by 'The Chronological DIary for the Year 1721', 44pp. 19th century half calf. Spine in six compartments, brown leather lettering label, marbled paper boards. The front blank has some ink notes dated 1737, Light… Read more about this item
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Syria, The Desert and the Sown
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Syria, The Desert and the Sown

by Bell, Gertrude Lowthian

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Edition
First US edition
Published
1907
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Hardcover
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New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1907. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. xvi, 340pp. Red textured cloth, gilt title on spine, and upper board blocked in gilt and blind. Color frontispiece by Sargeant. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Folding map in rear. Light wear to the hinges and corners, spine lightly sunned, else this is a… Read more about this item
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History of the Spirit Lake Massacre and Captivity of Miss Abbie Gardner
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History of the Spirit Lake Massacre and Captivity of Miss Abbie Gardner

by Gardner-Sharp, Mrs. Abbie

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Used - Near fine
Edition
First edition
Published
1885
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Hardcover
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Des Moines: Mills & Co, 1885. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. iv, 312pp. Green printed cloth, gilt spine title, decorated endpapers. Illustrated and with a frontispiece of the author. Paper toned with age, neat ownership name and an erasure on a preliminary blank, else this is a very good copy. The binding may be a publisher's binding,… Read more about this item
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Alphabet and Phonetic Horn Book
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Alphabet and Phonetic Horn Book

by (Horn Book)

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Published
1836
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London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1836. Poor. Wooden paddle approximates 6½ by 3 inches, and probably made of Sitka spruce onto which is pasted a printed alphabet (on one side) and a list of words grouped phonetically (on the other). The printed paper is well worn and lacks edges affecting some letters which have been inserted directly on the… Read more about this item
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Burmese Manuscript Leporello
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Burmese Manuscript Leporello

by (Manuscript on Paper)

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Published
19th Century (?)
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Hardcover
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n.p.: n.p., 19th Century (?). Hardcover. Very good. Large accordion-style book measuring 6½ by 16 by 3½ inches. Double paper pages pasted together in red and gilt covers and all edges gilt. Neatly written in Burmese script with black ink throughout. Light wear to the covers, some occasional light dampstaining, and one leaf with damage to the center… Read more about this item
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Dracula: The Definitive Edition
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Dracula: The Definitive Edition

by Stoker, Bram

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Used - Hardcover
Edition
First edition, first printing
Published
1996
Binding
Fine
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New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1996. First edition, first printing. Fine. Hardcover. Thick 4to. Black cloth printed in white on the upper bard and with a color paste-on of the Count. Illustrated endpapers. A fine copy. Accompanied by a lithograph by the illustrator. It is housed in a red cloth portfolio and is in fine condition… Read more about this item
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Sir Gawain & The Green Knight
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Sir Gawain & The Green Knight

by Tolkien, J. R. R., and E. V. Gordon

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Used - Near fine
Edition
First edition
Published
1925
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Hardcover
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Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo. xxvii, (1), 211,(1)pp. Green cloth, gilt spine title and gilt rule and device on the upper board. Glossary, Index. Corners and spine tips with light wear, else this is a very good copy. It is remarkable free from underlining or notes so often seen in this… Read more about this item
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Narrative of a Journey from Herault to Khiva, Moscow and St. Petersburgh during the Late Invasion of Khiva, with some Account of the Court of Khiva ...
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Narrative of a Journey from Herault to Khiva, Moscow and St. Petersburgh during the Late Invasion of Khiva, with some Account of the Court of Khiva ...

by Abbott, Capt. James

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Used - Fine
Edition
First edition
Published
1843
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Hardcover
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London: Wm. H. Allen and Co, 1843. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 2 volumes, 8vo. 401, 299, ciii pp. The large folding map is present. Contemporary full purple leather in a finely executed binding featuring the Scottish Wheel motif on the boards, spines in 5 compartments with raised bans, gilt, all edges gilt. gilt inner dentelles. Decorated endpapers. Frontispiece… Read more about this item
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