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Image for Works. The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed, with Divers  Addicions, whiche were Never in Printe Before: With the siege and  destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes, compiled by Jhon Lidgate, Monke  of Berie.  As in the table more plainly dooeth appere.  First issue of the  Stowe Edition.

Works. The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed, with Divers Addicions, whiche were Never in Printe Before: With the siege and destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes, compiled by Jhon Lidgate, Monke of Berie. As in the table more plainly dooeth appere. First issue of the Stowe Edition.

By: Goeffrey Chaucer, edited and augmented by John Stowe

Price: $47,330.00

Publisher: London, John Kyngston for Jhon Wight: 1561

Edition: Fifth edition, first issue; First

Seller ID: 1489

Condition: Very Good


London: John Kyngston for Jhon Wight. Very Good. 1561. Fifth edition, first issue; First. Full calf. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Probable first issue of the Stowe Edition with Chaucer's arms dated 1560 and before later woodcut additions. Relative to the precedence of issues of the 1561 Stowe edition David R. Carlson ("The Woodcut Illustrations in Early Printed Editions of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales," in Chaucer ... View more info

Image for Rationale Divinorum Officiorum. Ar.D. Guilielmo Durando . Mimiatensi  Episcopo, I.V.D. clarissimo cnocinnatum:atque nunc recens utilissimis  Adnotationibus illustratum.

Rationale Divinorum Officiorum. Ar.D. Guilielmo Durando . Mimiatensi Episcopo, I.V.D. clarissimo cnocinnatum:atque nunc recens utilissimis Adnotationibus illustratum.

By: Gulielmus Duranti a.k.a. Guglielmo Durando, Guilelmus Durantis, Guillelmus Durandus.

Price: $365.00

Publisher: Venice, Cominum de Tridino Montisferrati: 1572

Seller ID: 3693


Venice: Cominum de Tridino Montisferrati. 1572. Full Limp Vellum. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; [iv],397 leaves; 15x20 cm (c. 6x8 in). Numerous (well over 200) fanciful woodcut initials. Eight chapters comprising the original eight books. Full limp vellum. Lacking front fly; textblock is separated from case; wear to edges; light stain to first four leaves; losses of vellum to lower spine hub & upper front fore edge (see ... View more info

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Lament. Signed by author & illustrator.

By: Gunn, Thom

Price: $127.00

Publisher: Doe Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2099


Doe Press. 1985. First Edition. Wraps. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; One of only 150 copies. Hosho paper.; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator . First Edition. View more info

Allerley Gesammelte Proppasitionen. abetheilungen oder spruche der h. schrift. Erster Band... September 1807 (Manuscript Journal)

By: Heinrich Diefenbach

Price: $700.00

Publisher: 1808

Seller ID: 2180

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1808. Quarter calf. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 121 page manuscript journal of Heinrich Diefenbach recording his sermons. Maria Anna Diefenbach's autograph to front fly. ; Oblong Duodecimo; i, 119 [2] pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . View more info

Image for Volks-Naturgeschichte. Nach den besten Quellen und Hilfsmitteln  gemeinfaßlich bearbeitet.

Volks-Naturgeschichte. Nach den besten Quellen und Hilfsmitteln gemeinfaßlich bearbeitet.

By: Heinrich Rebau

Price: $386.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Julius Weise: 1838

Seller ID: 3657

Condition: Good


Stuttgart: Julius Weise. Good. 1838. Quarter Cloth. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Forty vibrant hand-colored lithographic plates. ; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . View more info

History of the Western Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, Commonly Called the Whiskey Insurrection. Extra-illustrated & with letter signed by Gallatin.

By: Henry M. Brackenridge

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, W. S. Haven: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3661

Condition: Fine


Pittsburg: W. S. Haven. Fine. 1859. First Edition. LASTUPLOADED . All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Howes B-685. Sabin 7166. Extra illustrated edition including Albert Gallatin 1811 letter signed (archivally repaired at fold with small loss not affecting text): March 19th 1811 to Thomas Thornton, Marshall of Maine: "The treasurer of the United States has been directed to remit to you drs. 4400.38 ... for taking the thir... View more info

Image for Hesiodi Ascraei Qua Exstant ex Recensione JOANNIS GEORGII GRAEVII Cum  ejusdem Animadversionibus & Notis auctoribus. Accedit Commentarius nunc  primum editur JOANNIS CLERICI, ex Notae varionum, scilicet JOSEPHI  SCALIGERI, a.o. Ac DANIELIS HEINSII

Hesiodi Ascraei Qua Exstant ex Recensione JOANNIS GEORGII GRAEVII Cum ejusdem Animadversionibus & Notis auctoribus. Accedit Commentarius nunc primum editur JOANNIS CLERICI, ex Notae varionum, scilicet JOSEPHI SCALIGERI, a.o. Ac DANIELIS HEINSII

By: Hesiod

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Gallet: 1701

Edition: Variorum

Seller ID: 3676

Condition: Very Good


Amsterdam: Gallet. Very Good. 1701. Variorum. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Two oval stamps nearly obliterated on title, though not affecting text. pp. (xxvi), 351, (i). 2 engraved plates; (viii), 326. Very nice turned full vellum with exposed vellum band ties. ; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . View more info

Image for La Guerre Aérienne Illustrée.  Fascicule #2 (November 23rd 1916) -through  #24 (April, 26th, 1917).  22 Issues

La Guerre Aérienne Illustrée. Fascicule #2 (November 23rd 1916) -through #24 (April, 26th, 1917). 22 Issues

By: Illustrée, La Guerre Aérienne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition Française Illustrée,: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3476

Condition: Good


Paris: L'Edition Française Illustrée,. Good. 1917. First Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Covers bound-in at rear. Please expect postage additional to ABE's default for overseas orders. Includes two original signed photographs of presentation. Lacks spine, some pages loose, signatures pulled; otherwise good. ; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . First Edition. View more info

Interesting Historical Events relative to the Provinces of Bengal, and the Empire of Indostan. With a seasonable hint and perswasive [sic] to the honourable the court of directors of the East India Company as also the mythology and cosmogeny, fasts and festivals of the Gentoos, followers of the Shasath. And a dissertation on the metempshychosis, commonly, though erroneously, called the Pythagorean Doctrine. Three parts bound as one.

By: J. Z. Holwell

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt: 1766, 67 & 71

Seller ID: 3679

Condition: Very Good


London: T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt. Very Good. 1766, 67 & 71. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Quarter grey cloth over brown paper. Abbreviated title printed to paper label to spine. Previous owner's name inked to front pastedown. Front gutter cracked, some losses to rear gutter. Several folding plates between parts I/II and II/III, with old tape repairs to some fold lines and a closed tear to plate five. A nice, serviceabl... View more info

Image for Gold as a Remedy in Disease Notably in Some forms of Organic Heart  Disease, Angina Pectoris, Melancholy, Tedium Vitae, Scrofula, Syphilis,  Skin Disease and as an Antidote to the Ill Effects of  Mercury

Gold as a Remedy in Disease Notably in Some forms of Organic Heart Disease, Angina Pectoris, Melancholy, Tedium Vitae, Scrofula, Syphilis, Skin Disease and as an Antidote to the Ill Effects of Mercury

By: James Compton Burnett

Price: $760.00

Publisher: London, Homoeopathic Publishing Company: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3338


London: Homoeopathic Publishing Company. 1879. First Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; vi, erratum, 156, 4 (ads)pp. Publisher's embossed, bevelled boards; gilt title to cover & spine pansy-brown coated end-papers. Chip to head of spine; donation label to front pastedown and faint stamp at p.1 & 156 (Medical & Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland);chip to front fly, otherwise Very Good.; 4.5 X 6.7 inches; vi, [i], 156, [4... View more info

Image for The Common-Wealth of Oceana

The Common-Wealth of Oceana

By: James Harrington

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: London, J. Streater for Livewell Chapman: 1656

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3465

Condition: Very Good


London: J. Streater for Livewell Chapman. Very Good. 1656. First Edition. Full Calf. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; J. Streater for Livewell Chapman, London, 1656. Full Calf. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. London: J. Streater for Livewell Chapman. Very Good. 1656. First Edition. Full Calf. Rebacked mid-nineteenth century in morocco; front hinge cracked. Queer (but continuous) collation: [xii], 239, [blank], 255-286,18... View more info

Image for Proedria-Basilike: A Discourse Concerning the Precedency of Kings: Wherin  the Reasons and Arguments Of the Three Greatest Monarks of Christendom,  Who claim a several Right Therunto, Are Faithfully Collected, and  Render'd.  Wherby occasion is taken to make Great Britain better  understood then some Forreign Authors (either out of Ignorance of  Interest) have represented Her in order to this Particular. Whereunto is  also adjoyn'd A distinct Treatise of Ambassadors, &c.

Proedria-Basilike: A Discourse Concerning the Precedency of Kings: Wherin the Reasons and Arguments Of the Three Greatest Monarks of Christendom, Who claim a several Right Therunto, Are Faithfully Collected, and Render'd. Wherby occasion is taken to make Great Britain better understood then some Forreign Authors (either out of Ignorance of Interest) have represented Her in order to this Particular. Whereunto is also adjoyn'd A distinct Treatise of Ambassadors, &c.

By: James Howell, Samuel Speed

Price: $3,100.00

Publisher: London, Rowland Reynolds: 1664

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3551

Condition: Very Good


London: Rowland Reynolds. Very Good. 1664. First Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Rebacked with new endpapers; early twentieth century blind & gilt embossed spine over contemporary full ruled sheep. Fore edge corners renewed. Four full page engravings: incl. frontis of James Howell standing in a wood; his coat of arms to the left (which seems to be borrowed form his 'Dendrologie' (Paris,1641); Charles II of Britain, ... View more info

Image for The Lithographs by [James McNeill] Whistler. Illustrated by reproductions  in photogravure and lithography. Arranged according to the catalogue by  Thomas R. Way. Wtih additional subjects not before recorded.

The Lithographs by [James McNeill] Whistler. Illustrated by reproductions in photogravure and lithography. Arranged according to the catalogue by Thomas R. Way. Wtih additional subjects not before recorded.

By: James McNeill Whistler, Thomas R. Way & Edward G. Kennedy

Price: $910.00

Publisher: New York, Kennedy & Company: 1914

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1637

Condition: Very Good


New York: Kennedy & Company. Very Good. 1914. First Limited Edition. Portfolio. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Complete set of 169 loose plates of which plates 100, 101 and 156 are in colors. Includes later states of plates 7, 12, 13, 72, 73, 128 not called for in the contents though mentioned in the text. 1 of 400 copies. xxiv, 30 pp., 169 plts. Portfolio soiled & slightly worn; plates clean and fresh.; Folio; xxxiv, ... View more info

The works of James Thomson: with his last corrections and improvements. To which is prefixed an account of his life and writings. Two illustrated volumes complete in quarto. Including sixteen full page engraved plates.

By: James Thomson with illustrations by W. Kent, G.V. Neist, S. Wale, J. Paton & J. Miller

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, A. Millar: 1762

Seller ID: 3156

Condition: Good


London: A. Millar. Good. 1762. Half calf. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Late 19th century half calf has long outlived its usefulness: boards detached, spines chipped. Closed tear to title page of vol II; otherwise a very good set. Full page sur blanc engravings include frontispieces to most individual works including Volume 1: Spring; Summer; Autumn; Winter; Poem Sacred to the Memory of Sir Isaac Newton; Britannia; Lib... View more info

Image for Uncle Remus. His Songs and his Sayings. Limited, signed & inscribed.

Uncle Remus. His Songs and his Sayings. Limited, signed & inscribed.

By: Joel Chandler Harris

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1895

Edition: Limited/Numbered/Signed

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3660

Condition: Very Good


New York: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good. 1895. Limited/Numbered/Signed. Full Vellum. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Number 99 of 250 copies signed in the preface by the author. This copy also with quote in Harris' hand following signature: "Look upen setyo' face todes [undecipherable] grace." Octavo, pp.xxi + [iii] + 265. Original gilt-ruled and floriated vellum. T.e.g., others untrimmed. 125 illustrations by ... View more info

Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings.

By: Joel Chandler Harris

Price: $4,250.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton & Company: 1881

Edition: First Edition First State

Seller ID: 3659

Condition: Fine


New York: Appleton & Company. Fine. 1881. First Edition First State. Cloth. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Cloth chemise in quarter morocco slipcase. First edition. First issue with "presumptive" last line, page 9 and the advertisements on p. [233] beginning "New Books. Treatise on the Practice of Medicine…." BAL 7100; Blank, "Peter Parley to Penrod" 56. Brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and ... View more info

Image for A Visit to John D. Rockefeller by Neighbors and Friends at Forest Hill  Cleveland Ohio September Twenty-sixth Nineteen Hundred and Five

A Visit to John D. Rockefeller by Neighbors and Friends at Forest Hill Cleveland Ohio September Twenty-sixth Nineteen Hundred and Five

By: John D. Rockefeller, Daniel Shurmer et al.

Price: $2,115.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Vinson & Korner Company: 1905

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3638

Condition: Very Good


Cleveland: Vinson & Korner Company. Very Good. 1905. Limited/Numbered Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Number 317 of only 425 copies with Rockefeller's neat yet sprawling autograph below George Edmondson's photograph depicting the wealthiest American in an "approved" pose. Published in what has invariably become a desiccated and crumbling suede spine. This copy's spine very nicely replaced with modern Levan... View more info

Image for The Pleader: Containing Perfect Presidents and Formes of Declarations,  Pleadings, Issues, Judgments, and Proceedings in All Kinds of Actions,  Reall, Personall, and Mixt; very necessary to be known, and of excellent  use.  Together with the termes and rolls wherein they were entred; and  also diverse points of great learning, and various notes and cases to  illustrate the same. As they were drawn, entred, and taken in the times of  those famous prothonotaries of the Court....

The Pleader: Containing Perfect Presidents and Formes of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Judgments, and Proceedings in All Kinds of Actions, Reall, Personall, and Mixt; very necessary to be known, and of excellent use. Together with the termes and rolls wherein they were entred; and also diverse points of great learning, and various notes and cases to illustrate the same. As they were drawn, entred, and taken in the times of those famous prothonotaries of the Court....

By: John Herne

Price: $740.00

Publisher: London, Henry Twyford, et al.: 1657

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1557

Condition: Very Good


London: Henry Twyford, et al.. Very Good. 1657. First Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Handsome copy in full recent calf with new pastedowns & fly sheets. This is a complete text with a false void of 96 page numbers between p. 360 and 457 with no cancels or loss of signatures. There is a parallel void of these numbers in the contents; the pages being individually numbered (probably by an early nineteenth century hand... View more info

Medical Botany: or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medical Plants of the London, Edinburgh and Dublin Pharmacopoeias: Comprising a Popular and Scientific Account of all those Poisonous Vegetables, that are Indigenous to Great Britain.

By: John Stephenson & James Morss Churchill . Edited by Gilbert Burnett.

Price: $3,400.00

Publisher: London, John Churchill: 1834

Seller ID: 3658

Condition: Very Good


London: John Churchill. Very Good. 1834. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Three Volume Set. London, 1834-1836. 235 x 150 mm with 187 (2 of which are unnumbered second plates to plants) very nicely hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half green- black morocco; raised gilt-foliated bands; marbled edges. A handsome, sound, usable set.; Royal Ocvavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please ... View more info

Image for A Short Account of the Life and Death of the Rev. John Fletcher .

A Short Account of the Life and Death of the Rev. John Fletcher .

By: John Wesley

Price: $345.00

Publisher: London, Paramore: 1786

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4114


London: Paramore. 1786. First Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 227 pp. Full professionally rebacked calf; gilt ruled spine w/ red morocco label. A supple & handsome copy.; Duodecimo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . First Edition. View more info