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Image for The First Book of Moses Called Genesis [The Book of Genesis]

The First Book of Moses Called Genesis [The Book of Genesis]

By: N/A

Price: $747.50

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner / Riccardi Press: 1914

Seller ID: Books009959

Condition: Very Good


xv, 88, [iii] pages and ten plates with tissue guards titled in red. Paper Copy Number 106 of 500 [there were 12 copies printed on vellum of which 10 were for sale]. This copy bound in the more expensive limp vellum. Top edge gilded; ribbon marker intact, all ties secure. Jacket spine with VELLUM 106 handwritten, sunned. Jacket rubbed at head of spine and splitting for an inch from head of spine along upper hinge and from lower right corner up fore-edge. Pictorial bookplate of Gwendolen Jefferson to front pastedown; front pastedown bubbled. light offsetting to first free endpapers from jacket ... View more info

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How To Make Paper By Hand : a classroom project for the study of paper making.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Erie, PA, Hammermill Paper Company: 1956

Seller ID: Books010475

Condition: Very Good


12 pages, with ledger paper and mesh screen, in original envelope. View more info

Image for Alma Mater Days [University Women's Scrapbook, unused]

Alma Mater Days [University Women's Scrapbook, unused]

By: N/A

Price: $531.25

Publisher: New York, G.W. Dillingham: 1907

Seller ID: Books011493

Condition: Very Good


9.4 x 6.1 inches. Beige card stock; 97 leaves. Not used. Small 'Hints for Keeping this Book' leaf laid in. Touch of rubbing; loss of some white paint to Dillingham at foot of spine; else fine. View more info

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Complete Pictures of the Eight Noble Steeds

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: China,

Seller ID: Books011495

Condition: Very Good


Wooden boards, 20th century accordion style binding with ten hand-coloured paintings on silk mounted on paper. Top and bottom edge gilt. Text in Chinese and English on facing page. Pastedowns bubbled and lightly foxed; contents clean and binding sound. View more info

Image for Picture Story of the Romance of Liang Shan-Pai and Chu Ying-Tai (At The Time of Tung Chin Dynasty, In The Fourth Century A.D.)

Picture Story of the Romance of Liang Shan-Pai and Chu Ying-Tai (At The Time of Tung Chin Dynasty, In The Fourth Century A.D.)

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: China,

Seller ID: Books011496

Condition: Good


Wooden boards, 20th century accordion style binding with ten hand-coloured paintings on silk mounted on paper. Top and bottom edge gilt. Text in Chinese and English on facing page. Boards bowed. Pastedowns bubbled and lightly foxed. 4 inch closed tear to first leaf with ghost of adhesive, and same leaf splitting along fold from bottom. Else very good. View more info

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Listening to Heidegger and Hisamatsu

By: Alcopley (Alfred L. Copley)

Price: $437.50

Publisher: Kyoto, Bokubi Press: 1963

Edition: First Ediition

Seller ID: Books011880

Condition: Very Good X-lib


88 pages. No. 213 of a limited / numbered edition of eight hundred. Library stamps to end papers and inside of covering boards, inobtrusive call number scar to base of spine. Text in Japanese, German and English, the outcome of a colloquy at the University of Freiburg in 1958. View more info

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Ten Nights in A Bar-Room and What I Saw There

By: Arthur, T. S. [Timothy Shay]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: Books009287

Condition: Very Good


175 pages, with frontispiece and four full-page illustrations with verso blank. No stated date of issue. Light soiling only to rear cover. Binding sound and hinges secure. Remarkable front cover mounted paper illustration of three lads in a birch bark canoe. Chas. Ream Books and Stationary Lancaster PA ticket upsidedown on rear pastedow lower left. View more info

Image for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm with original etchings by David Hockney

Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm with original etchings by David Hockney

By: Brothers Grimm

Price: $68.75

Publisher: London, Petersburg Press: 1970

Seller ID: Books011650

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged; measuring 4.25 x 3 inches. Unmarked, with light foxing to the two final leaves. View more info

Image for Harry Widener: I Want To Be Remembered [Bibliolatrous Series number 8. Titanic association]

Harry Widener: I Want To Be Remembered [Bibliolatrous Series number 8. Titanic association]

By: Burton, Katherine and Louise Perry

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Norton, Mass., Periwinkle Press: 1939

Seller ID: Books010139

Condition: Very Good


Ten leaves, in paper covered boards. One of 150 copies bound individually, of 200 printed. Handmade paper; title in red and black with fencing vignette. Harry Elkins Widener [1885 - 1912], young bibliophile, Harvard graduate [and member of their fencing club, perished on the Titanic. This brief homage mentions: "The most popular and appealing story of Widener's death is that as he was about to step into one of the lifeboats he remembered a newly-aquired rare book left in his stateroom and ran back for it, thus sacrificing his place in the boat and his chance of survival" [a second edit... View more info

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The Dark Season

By: Clifford, Wayne

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, Biblioasis: 2012

Seller ID: Books010569

Condition: Very Good


six leaves, as issued, in folder. Number 43 of 100 limited edition. View more info

Image for The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed  [Volumes I through VIII; 1788-1794. 389 plates]

The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volumes I through VIII; 1788-1794. 389 plates]

By: Curtis, William

Price: $5,312.50

Publisher: London, Couchman and Fry: 1794

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010222

Condition: Very Good


The first eight volumes of this impressive botanical publication in unsophisticated contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards. Volume I lacks frontispiece portrait; thereafter: 389 of 390 plates called for [plate 119 folding; plate 120 not coloured], lacking plate 133 in Volume III [Hyacinthus Comosus - the description leaf is present, the plate evidently not bound in]. Alphabetical listing of plates in manuscript to pastedown of each volume. Boards rubbed, leather worn and joints split, with play to some boards; upper board of II nearly detached. Textblocks firm, contents clean, colour... View more info

Image for The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed  [Volume  XI;  1797. 88 plates]]

The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volume XI; 1797. 88 plates]]

By: Curtis, William

Price: $812.50

Publisher: London, Stephen Couchman: 1797

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010223

Condition: Very Good


The eleventh volume of this impressive botanical publication in unsophisticated contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards. All plates present: numbered 541 through 628. Alphabetical listing of plates in manuscript to front free endpapers (with ereoneous notation that 4 plates are missing). Boards rubbed, leather worn, both boards nearly detached. Textblock firm, contents clean, colours brilliant. Customers overseas please contact us for an accurate shipping quote. View more info

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Elsie's Vacation and After Events

By: Finley (Farquharson), Martha

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1918

Seller ID: Books010427

Condition: Very Good


292 pages and six pages of ads at rear. Publisher's decorative binding with a girl reading on front panel. Gilt titles on spine still bright. Unobtrusive stain around The "Elsie Books" lower right front, and light soiling to rear board. Offsetting to endpapers; all pages evenly toned. Pictorial frontispiece. Gift inscription to front free endpaper dated June 29, 1918, though the binding appears to be from a decade or two prior. A lovely example. View more info

Image for Forget me not; A Christmas and New Year's present for MDCCCXXVIII.[In publisher's sleeve. 1828]

Forget me not; A Christmas and New Year's present for MDCCCXXVIII.[In publisher's sleeve. 1828]

By: Frederic Shoberl ed.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: London / Philadelphia, R. Ackermann / Carey, Lea, and Carey: 1827

Seller ID: Books011324

Condition: Good


x, 418, 4 pages plus plates. Lacking three of the engraved plates. Publisher's slipcase in very good condition. Book is good only: lacks spine panel, and lacks 3 plates, with a leaf of text detached where the plate should be. Both hinges slack. Embossed gift/dedication leaf present, with signature. View more info

Image for Speedball Text Book. Poster Design Lettering for Pen and Brush [14th Edition. A Hand Book of Modern Alphabets]

Speedball Text Book. Poster Design Lettering for Pen and Brush [14th Edition. A Hand Book of Modern Alphabets]

By: George, Ross F.

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Camden, NJ, C. Howard Hunt Pen Co.: 1941

Seller ID: Books010129

Condition: Very Good


88 pages. Binding sound; no inscriptions. A very good example. View more info

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Brief Comments From The Old English Herbals

By: Griffiths, Bill [selected and translated by]

Price: $306.25

Publisher: Market Drayton, Tern Press: 2005

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books012228

Condition: Very Good


[47] pages. Number 1 of 25 copies printed. Hand coloured illustrations by Mary Parry. Signed on the limitation leaf by Mary and Nicholas Parry. As new. View more info

Image for The Aurelian. A Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies. Together with the Figures of their Transformations and of the plants on which they feed. ...

The Aurelian. A Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies. Together with the Figures of their Transformations and of the plants on which they feed. ...

By: Harris, Moses

Price: $10,937.50

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1840

Seller ID: Books010187

Condition: Very Good


Title continues: New Edition, with their systematic names, synonyms, and additional observations upon the habits of the species figured. By John O. Westwood. Contemporary half morocco rubbed at extremities; elaborate gilt to spine; all edges gilt. Marbled boards and endpapers. Text: xi, 83, [4] pages. Additional coloured title, key plate, and 44 hand-coloured plates; no frontispiece. Paper rough-edged lower right plates 12 and 22. Occasional inoffensive blemish; overall superb. Boards measure 14.8 x 11 inches. Shipping at cost: please inquire. View more info

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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

By: Hegan, Alice Caldwell

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1902

Seller ID: Books011864

Condition: Very Good


153 pages. Canadian issue, in limp suede with author's name in cursive along spine and pictorial image and title on front similar to the cloth design. Suede ties are complete and the binding sound. Light soiling and chipping to first leaf, with Christmas 1902 inscription. View more info

Image for Brains & Bravery [Brains and Bravery]

Brains & Bravery [Brains and Bravery]

By: Henty, G. A. et al.

Price: $468.75

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers, Ltd.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011704

Condition: Good


398 pages. Spine sunned, light bubbling of cloth. 1903 pencil Christmas gift inscription to half-title. All plates present with tissue guards. Occasional foxing [dog-ear to page 6 - please see photo showing this and the heaviest example of foxing]; plates clean; binding is sound. View more info

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Victorian Print Media: A Reader

By: King, Andrew; Plunkett, John; ( eds.)

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010855

ISBN: 0199270384

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 435pp. As new: clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. View more info