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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

by Protestant Episcopal Church

New York: The Church Pension Fund. Hardcover. 611p. A small red cloth hardcover book in very good condition. Stamps on front endpapers. Otherwise, text clean and binding tight. Ca. 1950s printing of the 1945 version. Measures approx. 5.5" x 3.75
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SGD 20.69
The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus; and the Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus

The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus; and the Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus

by Irving, Washington

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, 1892. Quadri-Centennial Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Three volume set. 28 x 20.5 cm. Quarto. xviii 399pp, [xii] 461pp, 425pp. Color frontispieces. Bound in original full velum with gilt decorations and spine lettering. This edition is limited to 402 copies, numbered from 1492 to 1893, this copy being number 1658. Illustrated with etchings and steel engravings on India paper, photogravures on Japan paper. This limited edition printed with extra... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,034.70
The Writings of Abraham Lincoln 8 Volume Set Centennial Edition

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln 8 Volume Set Centennial Edition

by Lincoln, Abraham; Arthur Brooks Lapsley [editor]

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 2014. Centinnial Edition. Full Leather. As New. 23.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. Illustrated with photogravure frontispieces. 8 volume set bound in brown leather. Black spine labels. Gilt design, lettering, and foredcges. 5 raised bands. Still in original shrink wrap. Deluxe edition limit to 800 sets. Interior is a facsimile of the P. F. Collier 1906 edition. Volume One: 1832-1843 Volume Two: 1843-1858 Volume Three: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates I Volume Four: The... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,103.68
The Knights of Aristophanes Acted at Athens at the Lenaean Festival B.C. 424. The Greek Text Revised with a Translation Into Corresponding Metres Introduction and Commentary

The Knights of Aristophanes Acted at Athens at the Lenaean Festival B.C. 424. The Greek Text Revised with a Translation Into Corresponding Metres Introduction and Commentary

by Rogers, Benjamin Bickley

London: George Bell & Sons, 1910. Hardback, bound by Deighton Bell & Co. in red full-leather, gilt titles and decoration to spine, decorative gilt borders to boards. Marbled edges and end-papers. 21cm x 17cm. l, 247pp, [2]. Spine a little faded and rubbed. A little sporadic foxing. A very pleasing copy. (an17). Hard Cover. Very Good.
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SGD 82.14
Divozione Pratica Ai Santi Angeli Custodi with fore-edge painting.

Divozione Pratica Ai Santi Angeli Custodi with fore-edge painting.

Fore-edge painting in fine 18th Century Italian Binding. Devotional work on Angels. An unusual and well-executed fore-edge painting divided into three ovals, with scenes of guardian angels warding off the devil in various ways. ; 12mo; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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SGD 2,552.26
Introduction à la vie dévote, par Saint François de Sales, revue par l'abbé A. C.

Introduction à la vie dévote, par Saint François de Sales, revue par l'abbé A. C.

by DE SALES, Saint François

Paris: L. Mulo, 1868. Hardcover. Near Fine. Later printing. Text in French. 32mo. With an engraved frontispiece plate. Full morocco with applied wood marquetry board overlays, the front depicting a lily, the rear with the initials "M.C." Apparently the book once had leather straps (small metal clasps remain), but they are lacking, although with little evidence of removal, else near fine with modest foxing to the tissue guard and title page. A very attractive binding.
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SGD 551.84
Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

The Easton Press. Near Fine. 1980. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Collector's Edition. Full leather binding, gilt lettering in 22k Gold, moire fabric endpapers, satin ribbon marker still in original position. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
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SGD 55.18
THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

by Bible

New York: Books, Inc.. N.D.. Red Letter Edition. Hardcover. Good in boards. Owner personalization on 3rd FEP. Cracking along panel edges. .
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SGD 117.20
The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

by Alfred Burton

Fine example of Riviere and Son binding in exceptional condition (see image). Full deep red morocco with gilt rule to boards; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine. Gilt ruled edges; intricate inner dentelles; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 15 aquatint hors-texte plates throughout. Includes an advertisement page after title page stating this book would have been released earlier, but "impediments" and the plates delayed its release. There is also... Read more about this item
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SGD 800.17
Gems from Tennyson

Gems from Tennyson

by Alfred Tennyson

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. 3/4 Leather. Very Good. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. Octavo. 160pp. Bound in 3/4 brown leather with marble boards and endpapers. 5 raised bands to spine. Gilt foredges. With illustrations by W. J. Hennessy, J. F. Kensett and others. Early reprint with 1865 on copyright page and 1866 on title page. Rubbing to outer joints and corners. Foxing to the blank endpapers.
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SGD 103.47
A Translation of the New Testament from the Original Greek, with notes

A Translation of the New Testament from the Original Greek, with notes

by Nathaniel Scarlett

Beautiful midnight blue full morocco with elaborate gilt detailing to boards and spine. Red inlay to boards with gilt "JHS" on red inlay in flaming cartouche; gilt Greek key to outer band & twirls to inner to band; 10 raised bands; gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. 3 hors textes plates by C. B. Riley and engraver J. Saunders, and a fold-out genealogical table. Previous owners' names present to title page and preceding page. xi, 483 pp., vi; 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches.
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SGD 3,380.02
John Keats. Poetical Works and Other Writings.  Edited with Notes and  Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. Revised with Additions by Maurice Buxton  Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. Hampstead Edition in the  publisher's slipcases.

John Keats. Poetical Works and Other Writings. Edited with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. Revised with Additions by Maurice Buxton Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. Hampstead Edition in the publisher's slipcases.

by John Keats

Half grained navy morocco. Edited with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. Signed by both Forman & Masefield. Number 836 of only 1050 copies. ; 8vo ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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SGD 4,966.56
The Ecclesiazusae of Aristophanes Acted at Athens in the Year B.C. 393. The Greek Text Revised with a Translation Into Corresponding Metres Introduction and Commentary

The Ecclesiazusae of Aristophanes Acted at Athens in the Year B.C. 393. The Greek Text Revised with a Translation Into Corresponding Metres Introduction and Commentary

by Rogers, Benjamin Bickley

London: George Bell & Sons, 1902. Hardback, bound by Deighton Bell & Co. in red full-leather, gilt titles and decoration to spine, decorative gilt borders to boards. Marbled edges and end-papers. 21cm x 17cm. xxxvii, 238pp. Spine and part of rear board slightly faded. A little wear. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Minor foxing. A very pleasing copy. (an17). Hard Cover. Very Good.
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SGD 82.14
Les Miserables

Les Miserables

by HUGO, Victor

Philadelphia: Barrie, 1893. Limited. hardcover. fine. 10 volumes, 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands. all edges gilt. Philadelphia: Barrie, (1893).<br/> <br/> Part of the Complete and Unabridged Novels. Edition de Bibliophile, limited to 250 sets on Japanese vellum. Containing 519 etchings, in two printings, one in black and one in bistre, and 75 double page etchings in black, all on Japanese vellum.<br/>... Read more about this item
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SGD 8,277.60
Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt

by Henrik Ibsen

The Easton Press. Near Fine. 1985. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Collector's Library of Famous Editions. Full leather binding, gilt lettering in 22k Gold, moire fabric endpapers, satin ribbon marker still in original position. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
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SGD 55.18
The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. A new edition in four volumes to which is prefixed Some Account of his Life and Writings

The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. A new edition in four volumes to which is prefixed Some Account of his Life and Writings

by Oliver Goldsmith

London: F. C. and J. Rivington [and 19 others], 1820. Hardcover. Very Good -(minus). 22 x 14 cm. Octavo. 4 vols. viii 273pp, Frontispiece portrait in volume 1 and 7 other plates. Bound in contemporary green full leather with 5 raised bands to spine. Marble endpapers and foredges. Front and rear gutters of volume 1 cracked. Previous owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper of each volume which caused some loss to the marble paper around the bookplates. Rubbing to outer joint of each volume. Darkining... Read more about this item
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SGD 344.90
The Life &amp; Opinions of Tristram Shandy

The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy

by Lawrence Sterne

The Easton Press. Near Fine. 1980. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Full leather binding, gilt lettering in 22k Gold, moire fabric endpapers, satin ribbon marker still in original position. A NF copy; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
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SGD 55.18
William Shakespeare: A Biography (Extra-Illustrated; 2 Volumes - Complete)

William Shakespeare: A Biography (Extra-Illustrated; 2 Volumes - Complete)

by Charles Knight (Ed.)

Half red morocco with gilt rule and marbled boards; 5 raised bands and gilt detailing to spine. Marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. Bound by Rose Bindery, Boston. Extensively illustrated with many engravings, portraits, and the like, some in full color. India paper proofs of Knight's text in only fair condition. Light wear to exterior (see image). Volume 2 has water damage to base of interior at spine. 12 x 17 inches.
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SGD 8,277.60
Tartuffe &amp; the Would-Be Gentleman

Tartuffe & the Would-Be Gentleman

by Moliere

The Easton Press. Near Fine. 1980. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Full leather binding, gilt lettering in 22k Gold, moire fabric endpapers, satin ribbon marker still in original position. A NF copy; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
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SGD 55.18
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF PAINTINGS BY &quot;THE MEN OF 1830&quot; FORMING THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MR. H. S. HENRY, PHILADELPHIA [1907]  ---Together With-- De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of TWENTY-ONE MASTERPIECES  COLLECTED BY... MR. H.S. HENRY OF PHILA [1910]

ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF PAINTINGS BY "THE MEN OF 1830" FORMING THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MR. H. S. HENRY, PHILADELPHIA [1907] ---Together With-- De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of TWENTY-ONE MASTERPIECES COLLECTED BY... MR. H.S. HENRY OF PHILA [1910]

by Henry, H.S

Philadelphia: Privately Printed. First Editions. FINE TO NEAR-FINE CONDITION - First title is LIMITED TO ONLY 50 COPIES printed on Japan vellum in 1907. The second "De Luxe" title is the "SUBSCRIBER'S COPY No. 1" of 125 copies printed on Japan vellum in 1910. ________ BINDINGS: Both copies bound in FULLL GREEN MOROCCO with raised bands by the OLDACH COMPANY of Philadelphia, titles in gilt on front covers, gILT rules around board perimeters; top page edges gilt; morocco... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,172.66
On the State of Society in France Before the Revolution of 1789 and on the Causes Which Led to that Event

On the State of Society in France Before the Revolution of 1789 and on the Causes Which Led to that Event

by Alexis de Tocqueville

London: John Murray, 1873. Second Edition. 3/4 Leather. Good. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 416pg. Bound in 3/4 green leather with marble boards and endpapers. Brown and red leather spine labels. Translated by Henry Reeve. Half-title page is detached, but present. Fading to the spine and edges of the leather. Scuffing to the corners. Binding is tight. Modern translations of this work translate the title as "The Old Regime and the French Revolution
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SGD 206.94
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER And Administration of the Sacraments and Other  Rites and Ceremonies of the Church

THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER And Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church

New York: Seabury Press. 1953. Softcover. Near Fine in leatherbound wraps. Gilded text block edges. Silk ribbon page marker. .
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SGD 128.92
L'homme qui rit. Two Volumes

L'homme qui rit. Two Volumes

by Hugo, Victor

Paris: Flammarion, 1926. Bound by Toumariantz: full bottle-green morocco in Jansenist style, grey watered silk doublures, pastepaper guards, top edge gilt, otheres untrimmed, original wrappers bound in, signed on lower front turn-in: Toumariantz. A very handsome set in fine condition except for ink stains on first three pages of volume 2.
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SGD 689.80
The Girlhood of Catherine De Medici

The Girlhood of Catherine De Medici

by T.A.dolphus Trollope

London: Chapman and Hall, 1856. 3/4 leather. vg+. octavo. 392pp Bound in 3/4 burgandy leather with marble boards. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing.
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SGD 220.74
The Thesmophoriazusae of Aristophanes Acted at Athens in the Year B.C. 410. The Greek Text Revised with a Translation Into Corresponding Metres Introduction and Commentary

The Thesmophoriazusae of Aristophanes Acted at Athens in the Year B.C. 410. The Greek Text Revised with a Translation Into Corresponding Metres Introduction and Commentary

by Rogers, Benjamin Bickley

London: George Bell & Sons, 1904. Hardback, bound by Deighton Bell & Co. in red full-leather, gilt titles and decoration to spine, decorative gilt borders to boards. Marbled edges and end-papers. 21cm x 17cm. xlii, [2], 229pp. Spine a little faded, minor rubbing to binding. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Minor foxing. A very pleasing copy. (an17). Hard Cover. Very Good.
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SGD 82.14