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    • 1837
    • Librairie: B & L Rootenberg (Stati Uniti)
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    • Description: Remnants of wax seal. Written in a light brown ink in a slanting, delicate cursive. The Homble | Geo: Agar Ellis | Spring Gardens My dear Sir My friend Mr. Hyde Villiers means to plead his cause in the House of Commons this evening respecting his return from Hedon. The most eminent Lawyers considering that his plea is founded on Law & justice he is anxious for a full hearing and I shall esteem it a particular favor if you would be present and if you convincd by his statement and argument (not otherwise) afford him your support. I remain ever my dear Sir Faithfully yours, J. Nash 14 Regent S... Lisez plus
    • N.P., 1646
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION OF ALL THREE PRINTED TOGETHER AND FIRST PRINTING OF SECOND AND THIRD WORKS General engraved title containing 10 illustrations of events detailed in the book surrounding a figure holding a banner with the title displayed, each of the 2 parts with separate title, woodcut headpieces; Beautiful nineteenth-century full red morocco, boards ruled in gilt, a.e.g; marbled paste-downs and flyleaves, a few leaves toward the end trimmed closely at the top (without any loss). Overall a very handsome copy from the library of Fountaine Walker, who was the owner of Foyers House on Loch Ness, ... Lisez plus
    • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON LEADERSHIP ASSN, 1946
    • Librairie: B & L Rootenberg (Stati Uniti)
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    • Description: Bound in original comic book-style wrappers, all different but each having the image of Booker T. Washington in the center, banner title and date of the journal on top and "cast down your bucket where you are" printed underneath. The journal was published between 1944 and 1947, when the name was changed to the better worker. The articles reference stories of successful workers and black entrepreneurs, and even include photographs of person about whom the stories are printed. By citing the "real-life" events and generally advocating hard work, the intention was to boost industry, good conduc... Lisez plus
    • EDITIONS POETRY, 1946
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    • Description: With 25 illustrations (1 double-page) all printed in blue. Publisher's blue cloth, dust-jacket with only a tiny tear at the top near the spine; an excellent copy. First edition of Banting's satirical commentary on the upper-class of British society. His poetry and the extraordinary illustrations utilize nature motifs, particularly insects and their life cycles, to depict the manners and mannerisms of the elite class. Banting's work is incisive, witty, and wry and presents a fascinating critique on the upper class in post-war England. Banting (1902-1972) was an English artist and poet. He wa... Lisez plus
    • DAYDOU FILS, 1901
    • Librairie: B & L Rootenberg (Stati Uniti)
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    • Description: With 42 full-page plates of fashion designs, chromolithographed with additional hand-coloring. Each plate signed by the designer and with a small ink-drawn outline of the back of the gown. Original front printed wrapper bound into calf-backed cloth binding. A wonderful group of colored plates of high couture French fashion at the turn of the century. This group features designs from the six leading Parisian couturiers of the time: Jeanne Paquin (1869-1936), Ernest Raudnitz (1850-1906), Madeleine Laferrière (1847-1912), Gustav Beer (b. 1875), Jacques Doucet (1853-1929) and the Maggie Rouff (... Lisez plus
    • N.P., 1750
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    • Description: FIRST PRINTING With woodcut illustaration on title, full-page woodcut on the verso of the last leaf, and 12 woodcut text illustrations. Bound into half-calf and marbled boards with new paste-downs and fly-leaves. A fine copy of a very unusual book. First printing of a very rare and scarce chapbook in verse describing the Biblical story of Joseph and his brothers, with a bit of liberty taken. The text is accompanied by twelve woodcuts depicting important scenes in Joseph's life such as his dream, his being put in a pit by his brothers, his sale into Egypt, his brothers coming to Egypt to buy... Lisez plus
    • J. FLESHER, J. CROOK, & J. BAKER; J. FLESHER AND J. CROOK, 1722
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION plus the definitive third edition I: Separate titles, both in black and red. The second title contains a vignette of a ship. Text within woodcut borders throughout. Contemporary blind-stamped vellum, binding with general soling and old orange stain on front board; some minor toning to a few leaves, otherwise an excellent copy. II: Title in red and black, with beautiful woodcut vignette, title and text within double-ruled borders, full-page portrait of Ussher, wooduct initials, head- and tailpieces. Contemporary blind-stamped vellum; interior very clean and bright. An excellent... Lisez plus
    • NATIONAL PUBLISHING CO, 1875
    • Librairie: B & L Rootenberg (Stati Uniti)
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    • Description: THIRD EDITION I: Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, title in gilt on front cover; other than some browning on the blank fly-leaf, interior is in absolutely excellent condition. II: Original cloth, gilt title and embossed border; interior fine. Third edition; the first edition was published 1845. Lyman (1815-1885) sets out to present a comprehensive chronology in the form of tables and charts to "bring the eye to the aid of the mind in locating facts and events." His goal is to assist the reader to learn about history not through the overwhelming memorization of facts but through visu... Lisez plus
    • FOR THE AUTHOR AND SOLD BY E. BUMFORD, 1808
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION An article about the decree is pasted onto the blank leaf following the title. Half morocco over boards by the binder H. Wood, title in gilt on spine; marbled endpapers (first flyleaf disbound); interior in excellent condition. Lisez plus
    • LEONARD LICHFIELD, 1642
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    • Description: Second issue of first edition Title (trimmed) within decorated woodcut border, woodcut device, initial and headpiece. Later boards with printed title pasted on front, new endpapers. Second issue of first edition. Rupert had acquired a reputation as a ruthless military leader, and he was the target of many Parliamentarian pamphlets. Even his white poodle, named Boy, was feared for his supposed supernatural powers. In response to numerous "malicious lying Pamphlets" the Prince penned this declaration intending to dispel rumors of his despicable actions like defacing churches. This tract demon... Lisez plus
    • JOHN PARTRIDGE AND GEORGE WHITTINGTON, 1648
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Title in decorated border, woodcut headpiece and initial. Half calf and marbled paper; an excellent copy. First edition. Fairfax (1612-1671) was a commander in the Parliamentarian army during the English Civil Wars. As the war came to a close and King Charles I was cornered at Newport, Fairfax began negotiations for a treaty between the king and Parliament. Other officers in the army, specifically Edmund Ludlow and Henry Ireton, wanted the treaty dissolved and the king tried for treason. On November 16, 1648, Ireton and the council of officers framed out their remonstrance and... Lisez plus
    • HUMFREY LOWNES AND ROBERT YOUNG, 1629
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Xylographic illustrated title signed by A. Switzer, woodcut portrait of the author before main text, numerous botanical woodcuts, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Contemporary calf, re-backed, morocco spine label and gilt decoration, red fore-edge. Front paste-down with annotations. A wonderful copy from the library of A. A. Dallman of Greenbank House in Preston with his inscription dated 1894 (see provenance below). First edition. This is the first printed book on English gardening and the first book from Parkinson. He dedicated the book to Queen Henrietta Maria, the w... Lisez plus
    • PRINTED BY S.I. [SUSAN ISLIP] & M.H. [MARY HEARNE], 1648
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    • Description: FIRST FOLIO EDITION Title in red and black with woodcut device, separate title for second part which lists Thomas Taylor as author and is dated 1642, woodcut initials and headpieces. Contemporary calf, worn, spine repaired; repair made in lower right corner of title, minor staining especially to first third of the text. Inscription in an early hand ("Richard") crossed out. Rare first printing of the first folio edition; fourth edition overall. A variant printed later in 1648 spelled out the names of Susan Islip and Mary Hearne. The theatre of God's judgements is essentially an anthology of ... Lisez plus
    • PRINTED FOR W. CROOKE, 1682
    • Librairie: B & L Rootenberg (Stati Uniti)
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION With folding engraved plate. Engraved frontispiece portrait and folding engraved plate, woodcut initials and headpieces. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, rebacked, spine label, early marbled fore-edge; interior excellent. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Boilean (From the library of Lord Nugent) and small book label of George Goyder (1826-1898), Surveyor General of South Australia. First edition. Although Hobbes penned the four essays in this volume decades earlier, this is the first posthumous appearance of all the tracts published together. The four essays here include Behem... Lisez plus
    • FOR THE AUTHOR; J. ALMON, 1791
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    • Description: FIRST EDITIONS I: With 4-page subscriber's list. Fine folding engraved map, "Sketch of the Western Countries of Canada 1791." II: With frontispiece and folding map. Two works in one. 4to. Contemporary diced russia, rebacked, marbled endpapers, flyleaves and edges; interior in excellent condition. From the library at Syston Park with the bookplate on the paste-down. I: First edition of a major source on Indian life and the fur trade. Long was engaged by the Hudson's Bay Company as a fur trapper and trader between 1768 and 1787. He lived among and traded with the Indians for nineteen years, a... Lisez plus
    • CITY OF LONDON BOOK DEPOT. WHITE STREET AND FINSBURY STREET, MOORFILEDS, 1895
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    • Description: Boxed set & 8vo. (text). Box: 121 x 218 x 37 mm. Complete in 2 compartments and comprising an elaborate set of didactic materials including Cusack's hinged dihedral panels in mahogany and brass with printed paper labels plus 3 geometrical solids in wood (square, rectangle and hexagon), together with 4 printed envelopes containing sets of various geometrical plain and printed two-dimensional figures (2 of the envelopes are sealed), 2 diagrams on "xylonite" (celluloid), numerous folding diagrams of projective geometry for mounting on the dihedral panels, numerous auxiliary planes made of heav... Lisez plus
    • LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO, 1872
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Original publisher's gilt-illustrated binding, gilt edges, corners a bit worn, small crack between the paste down and flyleaf; pages very clean and bright, a wonderful copy of this scarce work. First edition of this whimsical book. The author has generously illustrated his wonderful creations and accompanies each with an epic poem. "Our portly 'Diodon,' or Porcupine-Fish, stalks along on Rhinoceros limbs, he flourishes a Shark's Back-Bone as a walking-stick; he is very Crab-Bed about the arms, and stares upward, watching the bursting of volcanic Sky-Rockets in the air." It is ... Lisez plus
    • LA ESPANA EDITORIAL, 1885
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION IN SPANISH Illustrated with 200 engravings by Jose Roy. Contemporary tree calf, worn, joints starting; marbled endpapers, some browning throughout consistent with the paper of the time and place. Overall not a bad copy from the library of Bruce Angus with his stamp. First printing (?) in Spanish; a French version was also published at some point before or after this edition. A somewhat serious but very readable discussion of sterility in both male and female. The author provides a basic tutorial on fertilization (sperm, egg, cells, etc.) as well as potential problems that both... Lisez plus
    • JOHN DAY, 1577
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    • Description: THIRD EDITION First title and following leaf from a later edition (Oiv and Ov from the 1586 edition); second part has original title. Decorated woodcut borders around each page with kneeling figures of Scripture characters. Early calf, rebacked, gilt lettering on spine, though worn; despite some small tears to a number of leaves, a very nice copy. Early edition (likely the third, with printings of 1574 and 1575) of a very rare book of devotion comprising prayers attributed to the great Christian theologian and philosopher Augustine of Hippo. Gathered out from St. Augustine's meditations in ... Lisez plus
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