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A Book of Prefaces: Essays on Conrad, Dreiser, Huneker, Puritanism [Hardcover]

By: H.L. Mencken

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City, 1917-01-01

Edition: First Edition


First Edition. Black Cloth Hardcover, 283 pages, 7 3/4" tall, Very Good. Bottom edge and side boards have been crushed. Name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Special literary essays on Joseph Conrad, Theodore Dreiser, James Huneker, and Puritanism as a Literary Force. The design of these essays is indicated by the word used to designate them. Each of the first three prepares an approach to a definite man; the fourth seeks to indicate some of the ... View more info

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A collection of curious discourses written by eminent antiquaries upon several heads in our English antiquities 2 Volumes

By: Thomas Hearne

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Benjamin White at Horace's Head, 1775-01-01


Discourses of the first Society of Antiquaries (formed during the late sixteenth century), over sixty discourses and other scholarly works collected, including several on the law and, in particular, on the Inns of Court and Chancery. Volume I has steel cut engraving, foldout of King Edward the Confessor's Chapel at Islip. Mr. Thomas Hearne's preface and appendix to the former edition. 2 volumes 8 vo, full tan morocco leather, wide gilt border on covers, Gilt paneled spi... View more info

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A Little Princess Being the Whole Story of Sara Crewe Now Told For the First Time

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett; Ethel Franklin Betts Illustrator [Contributor]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917-01-01


Cover has cloth deterioration and pastedown is rubbed and chipped. Corners worn to the boards. Heel and toe pulled and missing pieces. Water stain has wrinkled the cloth on the back and front boards but does not got through to the pages. Original owner's gift inscription is on the endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. Some finger prints and tanning on page edges. Some dog earred and chipped pages. Overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Burnett explains the rewri... View more info

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A Sentimental Journey through France & Italy Immortal [Hardcover]

By: Laurence Sterne

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Spencer Press, 1937-01-01


Red Cloth Hardcover, 301 pages. Slight edge wear and bent corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.From the immortal masterpieces of literature. Together with the journal to Eliza Letters to Eliza. View more info

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A Thousand Country Roads: An Epilogue to The Bridges of Madison County

By: Robert James Waller

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John M. Hardy, 2002-04-23

Edition: First Edition


Stated first edition. At last, the rest of the story. An epilogue to The Bridges of Madison County.There was something about this man that was out of the ordinary, something almost familiar about him.Sunlight angled down and caught the right side of his face, caught the long gray hair parted in the middle and brushed back along the top and sides. The sea wind came up and blew his hair, and he reached to push it back from his face, pulled an orange suspender higher on his... View more info

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Admiranda Romanarum Antiquatatum ac Veteris Sculpturae Vestigia

By: Bartolo, Petra Sancti

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Pace Gallery, 1693-01-01


Brown Leather. Written in Latin. Transverse folio (19" by 15 1/4"). With 83 leaves of etched plates. Rebound with 19th century leather. Rubbing, light wear to corners and spine. There is a water stain on the bottom of the pages but does not affect the engraving. Large gift inscription on endpaper.Some light foxing on edges and few print stains. Overall clean and binding is tight.The work first appeared around 1685 as part of a series of copper engravings about the Roman ... View more info

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Angkor: Art and Civilization

By: Bernard Groslier

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger, 1957

Edition: First Edition


Dust jacket is poor with rubbing, chipping, tears and stains on edges. Foxing on endpapers. Previous owner's name on inside front board. Outside page edges have small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book provides a visual conspectus of the civilization of ancient Cambodia. Book covers the Khmer civilization, its social structure and economic organization & explains how they created the unique buildings in Cambodia. Contains 6 plates in color and 115 illu... View more info

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Archaeologia Graeca: or the Antiquities of Greece 2Vols

By: John Potter

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Oxford, Fitaherbert Adams, 1697

Edition: First Edition


1697,First edition with dates matching on title page front and back. Written in English & Greek. Rebound (Bayntun-Riviere Bath) /Full Leather with rust orange leather label on spine and gilt 1697, 2 volumes are bound in one. 8"X4 3/4" X1 1/2". Some stains but overall clean. Previous owner's name and 1829 date on second endpaper. Engravings of different buildings in front and engravings of different sports are bound around page 50. Descriptions that matches the sports en... View more info

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As the Crow Flies

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harpercollins, 1969

Edition: First Edition


First edition with full number line. DJ has 2 inch tear on front gutter near spine. Small tear near front flap. View more info

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Basilica S. S. Udalrici et Afrae Augustae Vindelicorum. Historice descripta atq aeneis figuris illustrata

By: Bernardo Hertfelder

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Augustae Vindelicorum Augsburg, 1627-01-01

Edition: First Edition


1627 First Edition. Contemporary full vellum. Quarto. pp[viii], 191. Title page nine plates (most folding) and 51 headpieces engraved in copper by Wolf Kilian after Matthias Kager. Light stains. Two early library stamps on title page. Covers slightly creased. Work on the basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra in Augsburg began in 1474 but wasn't completed until 1603. View more info

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Body & Soul

By: Conroy, Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993-09-29

Edition: First Edition


First edition with full number line. Previous owner's address label is on the first endpaper. Dust jacket has light rubbing, scratches and creases. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Claude Rawlings, a poverty-stricken young man, feels stymied by life, until he finds an old piano and embarks on a musical odyssey that takes him into a world of wealth, power, and fame. View more info

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Brewster's Millions, by Robert Greaves.

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, 1903-01-01

Edition: First Edition


First Edition. Good. Light edgewear and corners bumped. Book askew. Pages yellowing. Top of spine split from a pull about a half of an inch. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A famous comedy, which has been quoted; many times in the movies, most recently by Eddie Murphy as the man who has to spend millions to make millions more. View more info

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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace, 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition


First edition. Copyright page and books by page, lists to By Love Possessed(1957). Cover has small white marks toward top and outside edge and back cover. Corners lightly rubbed. Outside page edges have some small stains. Very light foxing on endpapers. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love. Over... View more info

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De inventione dialectica libri tres, cum scholiis Ioannis Matthaei Phrissemii

By: Rudolf Agricola

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Paris, Guilielmum Richardum, 1542


1542. Full Tooled Leather. Written in Latin. 191 pages, plus index. 9 1/4" by 6 1/2' by 1 1/2". Previous owners name and date on inside front board. Paper missing from inside of boards exposing old illuminated paper used for binding the spine. Endpaper has notation and is partially detached. Name marked out on title page. Tanning on page edges. Water stains, mainly on back pages. Leather is worn on spine edge and corners. Leather spine label has rubbing and chip... View more info

Image for DE LEGIBUS HEBRAEORUM RITUALIBUS ET EARUM RATIONIBUS, LIBRI TRES...Authore Joanne Spencero, S.T.D. Ecclesiae Eliensis decano & Colleg. Corp. Christ. apud Cantabrig. praefecto.

DE LEGIBUS HEBRAEORUM RITUALIBUS ET EARUM RATIONIBUS, LIBRI TRES...Authore Joanne Spencero, S.T.D. Ecclesiae Eliensis decano & Colleg. Corp. Christ. apud Cantabrig. praefecto.

By: Spencer, John (1630-1693).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Cantabrigiae: ex officina Joan. Hayes, Celeberrimae Academiae Typographi. Impensis Richardi Chiswel, Bibliopolae, ad insigne Rosae Coronatae in Coemeterio Divi Pauli Londini, 1685., 1685-01-01


The Jewish laws and rituals of their accounts, 2nd volume only, third edition. Measures 14 1/4" by 9 1/2" by 1 3/4". 6 panel leather with gilt floral designed. Leather cover is brittle and chipped. Corners bumped, Hinges cracked, cracked gutters, foxing on endpapers. Small stains throughout the book but overall clean and binding is tight.John Spencer (1630-1693), Dean of Ely, Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge is called the founder of the science of ... View more info