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Image for Fables of Aesop and other Eminent Mythologists: With Morals and Reflexions.

Fables of Aesop and other Eminent Mythologists: With Morals and Reflexions.

By: Aesop & Robert L'Estrange

Price: $2,600.00

Publisher: London, J. Hindmarsh,: 1692

Seller ID: 4078

Condition: Very Good


London: J. Hindmarsh,. Very Good. 1692. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; First Edition thus. Folio. Engraved frontispiece portrait of L'Estrange by Roger White after Geoffrey Kneller and full page engraving of Aesop and animals. Nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards, rebacked, spine bands, title gilt, new endpapers, soiling and pen annotations to title page, some foxing, some leaves toned, minor smudges and stain... View more info

Image for The Benefits and Privileges of Cuckolds Shewing the Little Disgrace There  is in Being One, and the Obligations Men Sometimes have to Their Wives for  Conferring That Honour Upon Them.

The Benefits and Privileges of Cuckolds Shewing the Little Disgrace There is in Being One, and the Obligations Men Sometimes have to Their Wives for Conferring That Honour Upon Them.

By: Anon.

Price: $305.00

Publisher: London, For A. Moore: 1885

Seller ID: 866

Condition: Very Good


London: For A. Moore. Very Good. 1885. Full vellum. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Some foxing to preliminaries. A nicely bound copy in full vellum over beveled boards. ; 12mo . View more info

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Boswell and the Girl from Botany Bay

By: Frederick Pottle

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3194

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Viking Press. Very Good. 1937. Limited Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 213 of only 500 copies. Quarter cloth over patterned paper boards. Gilt particulars to spine. Deckle edges. This copy has been kept nicely in Mylar. Housed in matching slipcase. Some wear to exterior of slipcase. Otherwise, a very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; ... View more info

Image for Telegraph auf der bahn des lebens, oder: Zweihundert der gangbarsten und  vorzuglichsten Deutschen Sprichworter.

Telegraph auf der bahn des lebens, oder: Zweihundert der gangbarsten und vorzuglichsten Deutschen Sprichworter.

By: Joseph Schulz

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Vienna, Gedruckt bei Leopold Grund: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2407

Condition: Very Good


Vienna: Gedruckt bei Leopold Grund. Very Good. 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; First edition. Bound in brown cloth; gilt decor. Bookplate to pastedown. Minor foxing throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages . First Edition. View more info

Bosnisch-turkische Sprachdenkmaler

By: Otto Blau

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus: 1868

Seller ID: 2398

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1868. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Bound in 1/4 leather and cloth. Five raised bands and gilt title to spine. Wear to front board hinge. Bookplate to front pastedown. Small blue star to front pastedown. Otherwise a nice copy without previous owner's names or other markings and in good condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages . Dust jacket pr... View more info

Image for A Series of Letters of the First Earl of Malmesbury His Family and Friends  from 1745 to 1829 (2 vol. set)

A Series of Letters of the First Earl of Malmesbury His Family and Friends from 1745 to 1829 (2 vol. set)

By: Right Hon. the Earl of Malmesbury

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1870

Seller ID: 3286

Condition: Very Good


London: Richard Bentley. Very Good. 1870. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Half polished brown calf over marbled boards. Gilt particulars to spines with abbreviated gilt titles to red morocco labels to spines. Five gilt ruled raised bands to spines. Spine of vol. I darkened and slightly worn. Edges marbled to match covers. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedowns. Minor foxing throughout both volumes, particularly to f... View more info

Image for Annals of the Artists of Spain (4 vol. set) WITH The Cloister Life of  Emperor Charles V WITH Miscellaneous Essays and Addresses

Annals of the Artists of Spain (4 vol. set) WITH The Cloister Life of Emperor Charles V WITH Miscellaneous Essays and Addresses

By: Sir William Stirling-Maxwell

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo: 1891

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3259

Condition: Very Good


London: John C. Nimmo. Very Good. 1891. Limited Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Half ruled olive morocco over marbled paper boards. Raised bands and gilt particulars to faded spines. Some wear to edges and hinges. Marbled endpapers. Uniformly bound but not uniformly numbered on limitation pages. Spine of Volume one descolored, otherwise nice clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo... View more info

Image for The New Science Museum. A letter, with additions, addressed to the the  editor of "The Times" 16 September 1913.

The New Science Museum. A letter, with additions, addressed to the the editor of "The Times" 16 September 1913.

By: T. J. Cobden-Sanderson

Price: $160.00

Publisher: London, The Doves Press: 1914

Seller ID: 3317

Condition: Very Good


London: The Doves Press. Very Good. 1914. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; "To the letter as originally published in "The Times" have been added paragraphs I and V." Loose as issued in brown printed wraps. Gilt maroon morocco bookplate of noted book collector Estelle Doheny to verso of front wrap. A nice clean copy without further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 6 pages . View more info

Image for The City Planned reprinted from the Westminster Gazette 27 October 1910.

The City Planned reprinted from the Westminster Gazette 27 October 1910.

By: T. J. Cobden-Sanderson

Price: $160.00

Publisher: London, The Doves Press: 1911

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3318

Condition: Very Good


London: The Doves Press. Very Good. 1911. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Loose as issued in brown printed wraps. Some foxing to front wrap. "Best wishes for a happy new year/ C.S. 1910" inscribed by Cobden-Sanderson to verso of front wrap. Gilt maroon morocco bookplate of noted book collector Estelle Doheny to verso of front wrap. Housed in brown cloth folder with "Reprints" in gilt to spine and gilt maroon ... View more info

Image for African and European Addresses. With an introduction presenting a  description of the conditions under which the addresses were given during  Mr. Roosevelt's journey in 1910 from Khartum through Europe to New York.

African and European Addresses. With an introduction presenting a description of the conditions under which the addresses were given during Mr. Roosevelt's journey in 1910 from Khartum through Europe to New York.

By: Theodore Roosevelt

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York & London, G.P. Putnam's Sons & The Knickerbocker Press: 1910

Seller ID: 3287

Condition: Very Good


New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons & The Knickerbocker Press. Very Good. 1910. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Gilt ruled half green morocco over cloth boards. Five raised bands, gilt particulars and decoration to spine which has faded to brown. Top edge gilt. Blindstamp of St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire to title page. Remnants of library pocket to rear pastedown and fly. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without ... View more info

Every Man His Own Poet; or the Inspired Singer's Recipe Book by a Newdigate Prizeman.

By: William H. Mallocks

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, A. Williams and Company: 1879

Edition: First American

Seller ID: 1685

Condition: Very Good


Boston: A. Williams and Company. Very Good. 1879. First American. Wraps. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Nice copy in scarce original wraps. Mallocks' name added in script. Chips to edges of wraps (see image). Includes receipt from Wm. Matthews, Bookseller 9 March 1990. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 32 [2 ads] pages . First Edition. View more info