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Aventures d'Alice au Pays des Merveilles by Carroll, Lewis

London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. John Tenniel. 196pp. First Edition in French. Blue cloth, gilt triple border and gilt vignettes to front and rear boards, gilt spine lett…

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$1650.00


The Whole Works of Homer; Prince of Poetts, in His Iliads, and Odysses (5 Volumes) by Homer (George Chapman, Translator)

Oxford,: Shakespeare Head Press, 1930. Numbered Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. John Farleigh. Five volumes, a Limited Edition of 450 copies printed. This copy is Number 335 of 450 copies printed, bou…

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$895.00


The Prince and the Pauper; A Tale for Young People of All Ages by Twain, Mark

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First Edition First State . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over. 411pp. Original green publisher's cloth, gilt lettering and gilt and black decoration. First Edition, First State with uncorrected errors…

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$775.00


Voyages de M. le marquis de Chastellux dans l'Amérique Septemtrionale dans les années 1780, 1781, & 1782. (Volumes 1 and 2) by Chastellux, François Jean marquis de

Paris: Prault, 1786. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Randolph Schwabe et al. 390, 362pp. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine lettering and ornamentation, leather labels, marbled endpapers and e…

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$500.00


Following the Equator : A Journey Around the World by Twain, Mark

Hartford, Connecticut: The American Publishing Company, 1897. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 712pp. FIRST EDITION. Blue cloth, gilt decorated elephant design to front board, gilt lettering and spine decoration, frontispiece photo of Tw…

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$500.00


The Royal Standard English Dictionary. by Perry, William

Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomss, 1796. Hardcover. Good. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. 596pp. Full calf, leather spine label. Fourth Worcester Edition. Edges rubbed, label chipped though mostly readable, joints cracked, no endpapers, …

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$475.00


An Explanation of the Newtonian Philosophy, in Lectures Read to the Youth of the University of Leyden. by s'Gravesande, William-James

London: W. Inny's and R. Manby, 1735. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [16], 435,[13] pp, 17 folding plates. Contemporary calf. Covers detached and worn but present, spine worn. Contents tanned and occasional li…

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$450.00


Father Tuck's Alice in Wonderland by Carroll, Lewis

London-Paris-New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., 1910. Hardcover. Good. Oblong 16mo. Beard, Dan. Red pictorial paper over boards, 8 accordian pleated panels with 14 color illustrations, measures 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Light edgewear and scuffing to…

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$425.00


An Account of the European Settlements in America. - 2 Volumes by (Burke, Edmund)

London: J. Dodsley, 1770. Fifth Edition , with Improvements . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 324, 308pp. Modern half-bound speckled calf, marbled boards, 5 raised bands, red leather spine label, gilt lettering,…

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$400.00


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Carroll, Lewis

New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1929. First Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Willy Pogany. 192pp. Violet cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, color llustrated endpapers. Cover nearly unworn, spin…

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$350.00


Thamar Karsavina by Svetlov, Valerian

London: C.W. Beaumont, 1922. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Randolph Schwabe et al. 149pp. Decorative patterned boards, tan buckram spine, paper spine label. One of 230 copies printed and number…

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$350.00


Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois. by Birkbeck, Morris

Philade;phia: Caleb Richardson, 1817. First Edition . Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 189pp. Mottled calf, ex-library, spine and hinges tape repaired, edges worn. contents age-toned and foxed,, but complete and the …

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$300.00


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Carroll, Lewis

London: G. Bell & Sons, 1914. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Alice B. Woodward. 161pp + 6pp ads. Grey cloth, white lettering and decoration. Book is nearly unworn, spine is sunned and lettering parti…

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$300.00


Bleak House by Dickens, Charles

Philadelphia: Getz & Buck, 1853. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 313pp. Contemporary half-calf, paper covered boards, 8 plates including frontispiece. Covers are soiled and scuffed, edges worn. Contents are ta…

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$295.00


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Carroll, Lewis

New York: Garden City, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A.E. Jackson. 216pp. No date, c1930s. Contains 8 color plates by Alfred Edward Jackson. Book is in near fine condition, slight wrinkle to front …

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$275.00


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