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THE JAMESTOWN EXHIBITION ILLUSTRATED

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norfolk, The Seaboard Publishing Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 186

Condition: fine


R8vo (6¾” x 10"). 16pp. unpaginated. Souvenir booklet with light brown stablebound wraps with titles and photographic illustrations in dark brown. Illustrated througout with photographs with descriptive captions of the buildings and exhibits of the great Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exhibition, which celebrated the 300th anniversary of the first permanent English settlement on the American continent, which ran from April 26th to November 30th, 1907. Photographs inclu... View more info

LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF ENGLISH AUTHORS. Volume VI, No. 4 ROBERT BURNS

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Aurora, Roycrofters: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 191

Condition: Very good


8vo (5 3/4" x 7 5/8"). Vol. 6, No. 1. pp. 73 - [97]. Issues of Little Journeys were paginated serially. Regular edition with body and copy set in Old Style Antique. Sewn grey paper with titles in black and the Roycrofters device stamped in green. Includes title page with elaborate Arts & Craft border, floriated Arts & Crafts style initials and typographic design after Morris. Portrait of Morris after the painting by Watts opposite pp.14. Printed on Boxmoor pape... View more info

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GEOGRAPHY ANATOMIZ'D: OR, THE GEOGRAPHICAL GRAMMAR BEING A SHORT AND EXACT ANALYSIS OF THE WHOLE BODY OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY, AFTER A NEW AND CURIOUS METHOD. COMPREHENDING I. A GENERAL VIEW OF THE TERRAQUEOUS GLOBE,... II. A PARTICULAR VIEW OF THE TERRAQUEOUS GLOBE,... THE SEVENTEENTH EDITION, CORRECTED, AND SOMEWHAT ENLARGED; AND A SET OF NEW MAPS, BY MR. SENEX. BY PAT. GORDON,...

By: [Americana, Californiana]; Gordon, Patrick; Senex, John

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, Printed for D. Midwinter, A. Ward, J. and P. Knapton, J. Brotherton, J. Clarke [exchange], S. Birt, T. Longman, C. Hitch, R. Hett, J. Hodges, T. Cooper, J. Davidson: 1741

Seller ID: 627

Condition: Near fine


8vo (5¼” x 8¼”). pp.[24],160,169-184,177-432 + 17 hand-colored pull-out maps. Collated and complete*. Seventeenth edition. Bound in full modern calf after the original decorated binding. Includes head and tail pieces and ornamental initials, in addition to the bright, hand colored pull out maps. Note the odd pagination which also appears in the 14th edition (1735). A striking and bright copy of this extremely popular work first published in 1693 for the children of... View more info

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THE MODERN VOYAGER AND TRAVELLER THROUGH EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, & AMERICA

By: [Americana]; Adams, William

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Henry Fischer, Son, and P. Jackson: 1832

Seller ID: 264

Condition: Very good


16mo (4½” x 6½”). pp. 460. Originally issued separately as 4 distinct volumes. Volume 3: America. Engraved additional title page, hand-colored fold-out map, 10 hand colored engraved costume plates with 1 additional uncolored engraving. An English view of the physical and cultural characteristics that define North and South America. Rebound in modern green linen. Bookplate of Edwin Stanton Fickes, chief engineer, architect and vice-president of Alcoa Aluminum. His ... View more info

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE

By: [ART NOUVEAU BINDING]; [Brock, H. M. (illustrator)]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.: 1902

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1657

Condition: Very good +


C8vo (4½ x 7¼). pp. xxi; 318. Half green morocco over grey and cream marbled boards with titles and a floral Art Nouveau design on the spine in gold. Includes frontis. and 50 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. The sayings and thoughts of a philosopher who discourses at length to his fellow lodgers in a boarding house on any subject that comes to hand. A very good+ copy with slight darkening to the spine. Skilton 166. View more info

SANDERS' BILDER FIBEL (SANDERS' PICTORIAL PRIMER) ODER EINLEITUNG ZU SANDER'S FIRST READER (OR AN INTRODUCTION TO SANDERS' FIRST READER)

By: [Baseball]; Sanders, Charles W.; Sanders, J. C.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York; Cincinnati; Chicago, Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124

Condition: Very Good


12mo (4½” x 7”). pp.[48]. Original binding of quarter linen over pictorial boards. Titles on front board in German; English and German title pages and texts on facing pages with woodcut illustrations throughout. Pink endpapers with advts of Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co. publications. Includes an early pictorial representation of Baseball on the illustrated half-title and p. 23 (a boy pitching a ball to another boy holding a bat), and contains a description of the... View more info

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE THE POET AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE THE PROFESSOR AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE

By: [Brock, H. M. Illustrator]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 127

Condition: Very Good


C8vo (4½ x 7¼). Three volumes uniformly bound in 3/4 blue morocco over marbled boards. Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: pp. xxi; 318. with frontis and 50 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. The Professor at the Breakfast Table: pp. xv; 320; with frontis and 46 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. The Poet at the Breakfast Table: pp. xii; 348; with frontis and 51 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. Skilton 166. ... View more info

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THE LARGER CATECHISM AGREED UPON BY THE ASSEMBLY OF DIVINES AT WESTMINSTER...

By: [Early American Imprint; Printing History; Stereotype]; Assembly of Devines at Westminster; M'Leod, Alexander

Price: $625.00

Publisher: New York, Stereotyped and Printed by J. Watts & Co. for Whiting & Watson, Theological and Classical Booksellers: June, 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1279


12mo (4¼" X 7¼"). pp. 142. FIRST BOOK STEREOTYPED IN AMERICA. Contemporary speckled sheep with black morocco spine label and 5 sets of double rules dividing the spine into six compartments. The title page of this extremely scarce theological work states: “The first book ever stereotyped in America.” This statement is correct, in that this is the first book printed from stereotype plates made in the United States. In 1812, the Philadelphia Bible Society had already... View more info

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THE FUN OF IT RANDOM RECORDS OF MY OWN FLYING AND OF WOMEN IN AVIATION

By: [WOMEN PIONEERS]; [aviatrixes]; [AVIATION]; EARHART, AMELIA

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: New York, Brewer, Warren & Putnam: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2229

Condition: Very good +


8vo (5 ” x 8¼”). pp. 218. INCLUDES RECORDING OF EARHART'S 1932 LONDON BROADCAST. Bound in brown, linen weave cloth with titles in white on front board and spine. Dust jacket in brown with white lettering and an image of Earhart in the center. Includes frontis. and 30 additional photographic illustrations as well as a 4"x 4" phonograph recording from Earhart's international broadcast from London following her solo flight across the Atlantic on May 22, 1932, contained... View more info