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The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia BRIAR PATCH PRESS AFRICAN COLLECTION

The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia BRIAR PATCH PRESS AFRICAN COLLECTION

by Baker, Sir Samuel White

Camden: Briar Patch Press, 1987. Leather_bound. Poor. Leather_bound. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xx, 606pp. Rather heavy wear to brown leather over boards with rubbing, bumps, toning, and scuffs to covers, corners, and edges. Hinges are cracked with leather missing in some places. Boards are slightly warped. Three raised bands to spine. Gilt stamping at spine and front cover is rubbed and faded in some spots. Spotting and toning to all-edges gilt. Foxing to endpapers. Faint musty smell to pages. Pages are free of... Read more about this item
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SGD 27.59
BILLY BUDD AND BENITO CERENO

BILLY BUDD AND BENITO CERENO

by Melville, Herman

The Easton Press, 1980. Leather bound. As new. Robert Shore. With an introduction by Maxwel.l Geismar Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, c1980. 176pp. illustrated Robert Shore. 4to. Full leather stamped in gold, raised bands, silk moire epages, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. Previous owner's small round embossed blind stamp on lower portion of title page, otherwise as new unread leatherbound hardcover.
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SGD 68.98
PACIFIC STATES WILDFLOWERS

PACIFIC STATES WILDFLOWERS

by Niehaus, Theodore

The Easton Press, 1984. Leather bound. As new. The Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, c1984. 432pp, index, color, black and white illustrations. 8vo. As new leatherbound hardcover with publisher's bookplate laid-in.
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SGD 48.29
GREAT AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY

GREAT AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY

The Franklin Library, 1989. Hardcover. As new. The Franklin Library, c1989. 415pp. 8vo. Polished navy blue cloth with color plate on front cover, gold titles on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. As new unread hardcover.
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SGD 34.49
THE LIFE OF MOZART; INCLUDING HIS CORRESPONDENCE

THE LIFE OF MOZART; INCLUDING HIS CORRESPONDENCE

by Holmes, Edward

The Folio Society, 1991. Hardcover. As new. Edited, by Christopher Hodwood. London: The Folio Society, 1991. 318pp. index, black and white illustrations. 8vo. Blue cloth covers with a gold and red cameo of Mozart on the front cover, red cloth spine with gold titles. As new unread hardcover, fine slipcase.
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SGD 57.94
THE WIT OF OSCAR WILDE

THE WIT OF OSCAR WILDE

by Holland, Merlin

The Folio Society, 1997. Hardcover. As new. Ian Archie Beck. The Folio Society, 1997., 2009 printing. 238pp., black and white illustrations Ian Archie Beck. 8vo. Illustrated blue cloth covers. As new unread hardcover, Very Good slipcase with minor shelfwear.
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SGD 41.39
Domestic or Fancy Cats: A Practical Treatise on Their Antiquity, Domestication, Varieties, Breeding, Management, Diseases, Exhibition and Judging

Domestic or Fancy Cats: A Practical Treatise on Their Antiquity, Domestication, Varieties, Breeding, Management, Diseases, Exhibition and Judging

by Jennings, John

London: L. Upcott Gill, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. First Edition. Hardcover. The gilt-stamped cat purring from the very center of its decorative cover is ready to curl up in your lap right alongside this fantastic 1893 guide to all things feline. Within these pages, you'll find plentiful Victorian-era information on the history and domestication of cats, their breeds and varieties, raising kittens, the construction of cat homes, exhibiting and showing cats, cat care, health, and feeding,... Read more about this item
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SGD 255.23
THE FREEDOM OF THE FIELDS

THE FREEDOM OF THE FIELDS

by Abbott, Charles C. ;(1843-1919) ; Edward Stratton Holloway

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. Very Good+. 1898. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. viii, (iv), 11-233 pages; OCLC 7391898404 Contents clean and secure in original green cloth decorative binding; spine mildly faded, otherwise quite a very nice example of this lovely book. Illustrated with four full page plates, including frontispiece by Alice Barber Stephens. Binding Designer: Original green cloth publisher's binding with art nouveau design signed "H", the... Read more about this item
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SGD 103.40
The Recollections of William Finaughty, Elephant Hunter 1864-1875 BRIAR PATCH PRESS AFRICAN COLLECTION

The Recollections of William Finaughty, Elephant Hunter 1864-1875 BRIAR PATCH PRESS AFRICAN COLLECTION

by Finaughty, William; Leigh, W.R. (Illust)

Camden: Briar Patch Press, 1987. Leather_bound. Poor. Leather_bound. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xxv, 272pp. Rather heavy wear to black leather over boards with rubbing, bumps, and scuffs to covers, corners, and edges. Hinges are cracked with leather missing and connective mesh visible. Boards are slightly warped. Three raised bands to spine. Gilt stamping at spine and front cover is rubbed and faded in some spots. Spotting to all-edges gilt. Pink sewn-in silk ribbon appears to have been cut short. Foxing to... Read more about this item
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SGD 27.59
Beauty and Nature

Beauty and Nature

by John Ruskin

Caldwell, 1886-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. NY: H.M. Caldwell. Hardcover. Bound in green leather and decorated in a gilded floral design. A lovely volume filled with Ruskin's philosophical musings on the aesthetics of nature. Very good with minor rubbing to spine ends and corners.
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SGD 68.98SGD 48.29
The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Complete in One Volume [MUDIE BINDING]

The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Complete in One Volume [MUDIE BINDING]

by Motley, John Lothrop

London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co, 1891. Leather_bound. Good. Leather_bound. 8 7/8" X 5 3/4". viii, 918pp. Bound by Mudie in full polished calfskin, boards bordered in blind and ruled in gilt, with armorial seal featuring a hound's head and three foxes in gilt to upper board, with chainmail design in gilt to spine, lettered in gilt over brown Morocco title label, with gilt dentelles, inner dentelles in blind, marbled endpapers, and marbled edges. Moderate wear to binding, with stains and foxing-like spots... Read more about this item
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SGD 62.08
Lärobok I Mineralogi För Elementar-läroverk och Tekniska Skolor

Lärobok I Mineralogi För Elementar-läroverk och Tekniska Skolor

by Sjogren, Anton; Sjogren, Hjalmar

Stockholm: Fr. Skoglunds Forlag, 1880. Hardcover. Very good. Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 5 1/2". 218pp. Text in Swedish. Three quarters bound in leather, with four raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Heavy rubbing to edges, with mild scratching to paper over boards. Corners bumped and rubbed to boards. Bound by C. Ömanssons Bokbinderi, Upsala, with label to front pastedown. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Spine becoming visible at page 50, else binding is sound. Occasional... Read more about this item
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SGD 20.69
A Garland of Shakespeare's Flowers

A Garland of Shakespeare's Flowers

by Smith, Rose E. Carr (Comp.); Ledbrook, Emily (Illust.)

London: Elliot Stock, 1911. Hardcover. Very good. Hardcover. This 1911 Garland of Shakespeare's Flowers winds together verses from the Bard's great plays and poems with bright full color illustrations of the flora he planted throughout his works. "[T]he poet garnered the beauty of our English flowers, and the rustic lore which had grown up about them....How loving and accurate was his knowledge of plants and flowers we shall never know until we ourselves have come to know and love them. He lies in the... Read more about this item
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SGD 158.65
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by Shakespeare, William & W. Heath Robinson (Illust. )

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. Near Fine. 2010. Hardcover (leather) in box. Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition; Color Plates and b&w drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 187 pages; 2010 Easton Press. Lushly produced limited edition, reproduces in facsimile the 1914 Constable edition illustrated with color plates and pen drawings by W. Heath Robinson. This Easton Press Deluxe edition issued in an edition limited to 250 copies; this copy is hand numbered 140 on the limitation leaf and on the COA laid... Read more about this item
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SGD 586.33
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

by Cooper, Douglas

Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1982. Hardcover. Good +. Hardcover. 12 1/4" X 9". 126pp. Mild wear to red leather over boards with light rubbing to covers, and edges. Small area of spotting to bottom edge of gilt text block. Light foxing to endpapers. Slight musty smell to pages. Pages are free of marks and notation. With red silk ribbon sewn in. Binding is sound. An overall clean, solid copy of this collection of art by Henri de Touluse-Lautrec. This book is heavy and oversized and will require additional... Read more about this item
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SGD 27.59
Favorite Poems -- Songs of Seven, The High Tide, The Shepherd Lady, and  Other Poems The St. Botolph Edition

Favorite Poems -- Songs of Seven, The High Tide, The Shepherd Lady, and Other Poems The St. Botolph Edition

by Ingelow, Jean ; F.B. Schell ; Geo. T. Andrew; C. A. Northam ; J. Francis Murphy

Boston: Roberts Bros.. Very Good. 1886. First Edition Thus. Decorative Cloth Binding. 53; 70; 58 pages; Contents clean and secure in special decorative binding; some minor wear at spine ends and rubbing at corners. Former owner's name neatly on first blank page -- "Adolphus E. J. Gregg." Specially bound in green cloth with beveled edges, gilt lettering and decorative stamping on front board with gilt lettering and image of the church on spine; floral endpapers; all edges gilt.... Read more about this item
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SGD 103.40
The Art and Craft of Garden Making

The Art and Craft of Garden Making

by Mawson, Thomas H.; Mawson, E. Prentice

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2021. Hardcover. Very good +. Hardcover. 14 1/2" X 10". xii, 440pp. Bound in green cloth over boards with spine and front cover stamped in gilt. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges. Top-edge gilt. Pages are bright, clean, and unmarked. Binding is sound. This book is heavy and oversized and will require additional postal charges to ship internationally. Please contact us today for an international shipping quote. ABOUT THIS BOOK: An astounding and... Read more about this item
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SGD 96.57
THE ESSAYES OR COUNSELS CIVILL & MORALL

THE ESSAYES OR COUNSELS CIVILL & MORALL

by Bacon, Francis

The Easton Press, 1980. Leather bound. As new. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, c1980. 190pp. thin 4to. Full leather, gilt, ribbon marker, all edges gilt. As new unread leatherbound hardcover.
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SGD 62.08
MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE

MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE

by Tarkington, Booth

The Easton Press, 1981. Leather bound. As new. T.M. Cleland. With a Preface J. Donald Adams. The Easton Press, c1981. 121pp., illustrated T.M. Cleland. 8vo. Full leather stamped in gold, raised bands on spine, gold letterings and decorations on spine, silk moire end papers, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. As new unread leatherbound hardcover.
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SGD 48.29
CHAGALL

CHAGALL

by Cogniat, Raimond

The Easton Press, 1977. Leather bound. As new. Chagall. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, c1977. 95pp. color illustrations. 4to. full leather, gilt, all edges gilt, ribbon As new unread leatherbound hardcover with bookplate laid-in.
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SGD 68.98
The White Mice.

The White Mice.

by Davis, Richard Harding

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1911. 12 mo. 307 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Top edge gilt. Red cloth, gilt spine and cover decoration. Light edge and corner wear and spotty fading to cloth. Illustrated frontis and seven additional black and white plates by George Gibbs. Text clean and unmarked. #223.. Later Printing. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by George Gibbs. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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SGD 19.31
PACIFIC COAST SHELLS

PACIFIC COAST SHELLS

by Morris, Percy

The Easton Press, 1986. Leather bound. As new. The Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, c1986. 297pp, index, illustrated with photographs. 8vo. Full leather, gilt, ribbon marker, all edges gilt. As new leatherbound hardcover with publisher's bookplate laid-in.
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SGD 48.29
Plays and Games for Little Folks: Sports of All Sorts, Fireside Fun and Singing Games

Plays and Games for Little Folks: Sports of All Sorts, Fireside Fun and Singing Games

by Pollard, Josephine; Matthews, F. Schuyler (Illust.)

New York: McLoughlin Bros, 1900. Hardcover. Good +. Hardcover. The playtime companion skipping rope from the sky-blue Art Nouveau cover joyfully welcomes you in to this oversized book full of fun and games from the turn of the century. Some of the "sports of all sorts" fully described and detailed in these pages are familiar even almost 125 years later. Games like Blind-Man's Bluff and Simon Says, Mother May I and musical chairs are old favorites, and many are stranger, such as "Book-Binder," a hand... Read more about this item
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SGD 117.27
SOUTHWESTERN AND TEXAS WILDFLOWERS

SOUTHWESTERN AND TEXAS WILDFLOWERS

by Niehaus, Theodore

The Easton Press, 1984. Leather bound. As new. The Fiftieth anniversary Edition. Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, c1984. 448pp, index, color, black and white illustrations. 8vo. Full leather, gilt, ribbon marker, all edges gilt. As new leatherbound hardcover with publisher's bookplate laid-in.
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SGD 48.29
THE BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS

THE BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS

by Mercer, A.S

Palladium Press, 2011. Leather bound. As new. Palladium Press, c2011. Special Edition Privately Printed for the Members of The Frontier Classics Library. 136pp., black and white illustrations. 8vo. Full leather with gold decorations on front cover, gold titles on spine, marbled paper endpages, all edges gilt. As new unread leatherbound hardcover.
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SGD 68.98