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Albert Schloss's Bijou Almanacs 1839-1843 Limited Edition
Albert Schloss's Bijou Almanacs 1839-1843 Limited Edition
by Iain Bain
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London: Nattali & Maurice 1969. Quarto 215x285mm. 19pp + plates. Limited edition one of 150 copies unnumbered. Original japon vellum spine lettered in gilt red paper over boards. In a price-clipped dust jacket. Numerous plates including a single direct... (read more)

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Zamorano Choice: Selections from the Zamorano Club's Hoja Volante 1934-1966, Limited Edition
Zamorano Choice: Selections from the Zamorano Club's Hoja Volante 1934-1966, Limited Edition
by W.W. Robinson
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Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club 1966. Octavo 16.5 x 25 cm. x 128pp. Limited edition one of 300 copies. Original white cloth spine stamped in gilt. No dust jacket. Illustrations in black & white. Binding with a trace of rubbing. Bookplate on the front free... (read more)

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Some Virginia Families: Being the Genealogies of the Kinney, Stribling, Trout, McIlhany, Milton, Rogers, Tate, Snickers, Taylor, McCormick, and Other Families of Virginia
Some Virginia Families: Being the Genealogies of the Kinney, Stribling, Trout, McIlhany, Milton, Rogers, Tate, Snickers, Taylor, McCormick, and Other Families of Virginia
by Hugh Milton McIlhany
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Staunton: Stoneburner & Prufer, 1903 8vo., full red cloth stamped in gilt. Text printed on recto of pages only. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Binding rubbed, corners bumped. Hinges broken, affecting endpapers. Bookplate to front paste down.... (read more)

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Handworterbuch der Griechischen Sprache: Four Volumes in Six
Handworterbuch der Griechischen Sprache: Four Volumes in Six
by Franz Passow
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Leipzig: Fr. Chr. Wilh. Vogel 1841-1857. Hand Dictionary of the Greek Language: four volumes in six. Good/-. All volumes rebound in burlap cloth. A handsome set with red title labels on spine using gilt lettering. Interior pages in good condition. First... (read more)

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Geographical Dictionary, or Universal Gazetteer, Ancient and Modern, 2 Volumes
Geographical Dictionary, or Universal Gazetteer, Ancient and Modern, 2 Volumes
by J. E. Worcester
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Andover: Flagg & Gould, 1817 Two volumes. 8vo., contemporary calf, stamped in blind & gilt. Unpaginated. Geographical locations listed from Aa (a river in France) to Zytomiers (now spelled Zytomyr, a town in Poland), printed in columns. With appendices... (read more)

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Funf Jahrhunderte Buchillustration: Meisterwerke der Buchgraphik aus der Bibliothek Otto Schafer
Funf Jahrhunderte Buchillustration: Meisterwerke der Buchgraphik aus der Bibliothek Otto Schafer
by Otto Schafer
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Nurnberg: Germanischies Nationalmuseum 1987. First Edition folio 188pp. plus index. Grey cloth boards with crimson-blocked spine-lettering and paper illustrated label on front board. Boards are near fine with only a small dark spot on the rear board... (read more)

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Academical Dress of British and Irish Universities
Academical Dress of British and Irish Universities
by George W. Shaw
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Chichester: Phillimore, (1995). Octavo, 17 x 23 cm. xii 243 pp. Publisher's full red cloth over boards; spine stamped in gilt. In the dustjacket with 20.00 price present. Illustrated in color and black & white. Scratches to glossy dustjacket surfaces... (read more)

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Handbook of Colloquial Tibetan: A Practical Guide to the Language of Tibet
Handbook of Colloquial Tibetan: A Practical Guide to the Language of Tibet
by Graham Sandberg
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Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1894 8vo., full green cloth over boards, matte endpapers, all edges stained red. 872pp. Cloth frayed, worn & stained. Loss to head & tail of spine. Joints split. Front hinge broken, rear hinge tender. Red edge stain has... (read more)

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The MacMillans and Their Septs Signed Edition
The MacMillans and Their Septs Signed Edition
by Somerled MacMillan
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Glasgow: Printed for private circulation, 1952. Octavo, 14 x 21.5 cm, 126pp. Blue cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt; no dust jacket. With black-and-white photo plates throughout, and three folding charts at rear. Boards edgeworn; corners bumped... (read more)

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Dictionnaire Universel des Sciences, des Lettres, et des Arts, 17th Edition Corrigee, Completee et Augmentee d'un Nouveau Supplement
Dictionnaire Universel des Sciences, des Lettres, et des Arts, 17th Edition Corrigee, Completee et Augmentee d'un Nouveau Supplement
by Marie-Nicolas Bouillet
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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1908. Tall 8vo. 1800pp. Quarter red morocco pebbled cloth over boards. Text in French. Spine a bit faded corners bumped. Good condition. OCLC 16888530 JAM/kb... (read more)

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Islamische Bucheinbande
Islamische Bucheinbande
by Friedrich Sarre
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Berlin: Scarabeus-Verlag G.M.B.H. 1923 Folio green marbled paper over boards with Persian motif in gilt to front board. 36 tipped in plates with tissue guards. Text in German. Paper over boards split at joints. Hinge at title page is weak. Date and... (read more)

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Sir Christopher Hatton's Book of Seals: To Which is Appended a Select List of the Works of Frank Merry Stenton
Sir Christopher Hatton's Book of Seals: To Which is Appended a Select List of the Works of Frank Merry Stenton
by Lewis C. Loyd and Doris Mary Stenton
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London: Oxford University Press 1950. 4to. 457pp plus list of subscribers. Black cloth with plain titled dust jacket. Text includes index and nine b&w plates. Top corner bumped from cover to cover. Front hinge cracked but binding is solid. Jacket is... (read more)

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Book Of Not Knowing When We Are Going to Die Or Grow Up And Of Only Knowing A Little Bit
Book Of Not Knowing When We Are Going to Die Or Grow Up And Of Only Knowing A Little Bit
by Allan Harding Mackay
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Alberta: Southern Alberta Art Gallery, (1982). 8vo, 23 x 15 cm. xi 259 pp. Publisher's yellow cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in black. Illustratrated with black & white photographs. Boards soiled; corners lightly bumped. Textblock edges lightly... (read more)

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Edmond Malone, Shakespearean Scholar: A Literary Biography
Edmond Malone, Shakespearean Scholar: A Literary Biography
by Peter Martin
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(Cambridge): Cambridge University Press, (1995). Octavo, 15 x 22.5 cm. xxiii 298pp. First printing. Publisher's full green cloth over boards; spine stamped in gilt and black. Illustrations in black & white. In the dustjacket. Light creases to dustjacket... (read more)

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Genealogical History of the Lee Family of Virginia and Maryland
Genealogical History of the Lee Family of Virginia and Maryland
by Edward C. Mead
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New York: University Publishing Co., 1871. Octavo, 18 x 24 cm, 114pp. Bound in full brown cloth over beveled boards; spine and front board stamped in gilt. Binding rubbed and worn, particularly at the corners and spine ends; some loss to the cloth at the... (read more)

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Dufief's Nature Displayed in her Mode of Teaching Language to Man: or, a New and Infallible Method of Acquiring a Language Volume One
Dufief's Nature Displayed in her Mode of Teaching Language to Man: or, a New and Infallible Method of Acquiring a Language Volume One
by Don Manuel de Torres
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Philadelphia: T & G Palmer 1811. First edition. Volume one only. 8vo. 557pp. Text in English and Spanish. Rebound in dark green with title in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges untrimmed. Foxing to text. Volume one contains "The Spanish language, La... (read more)

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The Cabells and Their Kin: A Memorial Volume of History, Biography, and Genealogy
The Cabells and Their Kin: A Memorial Volume of History, Biography, and Genealogy
by Alexander Brown
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1895. Octavo, 15.5 x 25 cm, 641pp. Bound in green cloth stamped in gilt. With several illustrations including a double-page color plate tipped in at front (which is starting to detach). Binding very worn; hinges... (read more)

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Recognizing Derrydale Press Books Signed Edition
Recognizing Derrydale Press Books Signed Edition
by Don Frazier
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(Morristown): Privately Printed, 1983 Oblong leatherette folio in slipcase. Number 104 of 347 produced, signed & inscribed by Don Frazier. Complete with 22 color plates in special sleeve. Sleeve description & book order form are laid in. Near Fine... (read more)

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British Catalogue of Printed Maps, Charts & Plans: Photolithographic Edition complete to 1964 with 10 Year Supplement 1965-1974, 16 Volumes
British Catalogue of Printed Maps, Charts & Plans: Photolithographic Edition complete to 1964 with 10 Year Supplement 1965-1974, 16 Volumes
by British Museum
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London Trustees of the British Museum 1967. 16 volumes folio maroon cloth Includes Ten-Year Supplement 1965-1974. Some scratching and scarring to bookcloth on some volumes. Bookplate of R.H. Johnstone in Volume 1. MPA/jam Three of sixteen volumes shown.... (read more)

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The Second Hundred Best Characters 2nd Edition
The Second Hundred Best Characters 2nd Edition
by Herbert A. Giles
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Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, Limited, 1925. Quarter blue cloth, printed cardboard covers. 35, (2)pp. Light wear to binding, name in ink to verso of front cover. Good Condition. Herbert A. Giles (1845 - 1935) was a noted diplomat, professor & scholar. SW/kb... (read more)

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