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Image for Elements of Physiology: Carefully Revised After the Ninth and Latest French Edition, and Supplied with Notes and a Copious Appendix

Elements of Physiology: Carefully Revised After the Ninth and Latest French Edition, and Supplied with Notes and a Copious Appendix

By: Richerand, A. [Anthelme]; De Lys, G.J.M.; Copland, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.B. Dean, Printer: 1833

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2011436

Condition: Good


Fifth edition, with second edition of appendix. Rebacked with original backstrip laid down, some restoration to boards, new endpapers. Front matter lightly foxed. 1833 Full-Leather. xxi, 386, 94, [2] pp. 8vo. Full leather, black leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. A work on physiology by the French surgeon and member of the Academy of Medicine, who first released it when he was only 22. View more info

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In the Shadow of Etna

By: Richings, Emily A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Wells Gardner, Darton, & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 2199183

Condition: Very Good


Light stain on rear board, two owner bookplates on front endpaper. 1890 Hard Cover. viii, 150, 2 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece and title page. A 19th century history of Sicily, taking its title from the island's proximity to the Mount Etna volcano. Includes chapters on Syracuse, Catania, Taormina, Messina, Girgenti, and Palermo. Scarce - only one copy located in OCLC, none in trade, no auction records. View more info

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The Book of Health, or Thomsonian Theory and Practice of Medicine, Including the Latest Views of Physiology, Pathology, and Therapeutics; Also, Descriptions of Disease, Medical Practice, and Materia Medica

By: Robertson, F.K.; Wilcox, Silas

Price: $295.00

Publisher: J.I.C. & A.S.C. Cook: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2163476

Condition: Good


First edition. Minor loss from spine head & foot, leather split along joints but binding holding strongly, though backstrip appears to have laid down and reattached directly to the text block (i.e., no mull or backing), inexpertly at some point, front & end matter foxed with minor transfer throughout. 1843 Hard Cover. 304 pp. Full sheep, gilt titles & double rules. Hoolihan 2987: '... evidences the transition within the Thomsonian movement post-1830 from [a] populist system of medical self-help into something more palatable intellectually... Samuel Thomson was highly suspicious of those who wo... View more info

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The Art and Practice of Silver Printing

By: Robinson, H.P.; Capt. Abney

Price: $100.00

Publisher: E. and H.T. Anthony: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262842

Condition: Fair


First edition. Lacks title/copyright page, a few pages repaired at binding, corners rubbed. 1881 Hard Cover. 128 pp. 29 pages of advertisements for various photographic equipment follow text. An early work on the silver gelatin process in photography, published just ten years after it was invented by Richard Leach Maddox. Illustrations in text. Contents include: Preliminary Experiments; Preparation of Albumenized Paper; The Sensitizing Bath; How to Keep the Sensitizing Bath in Order; Silvering the Paper; Washed Sensitive Paper; Cutting Paper; Printing-Frames; Preparing the Landscape Negative; ... View more info

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Hot Corn: Life Scenes in New York Illustrated. Including the Story of Little Katy, Madalina, the Rag-Picker's Daughter, Wild Maggie, &c.

By: Robinson, Solon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pollard & Moss: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281345

Condition: Good


Reissue of the 1854 original, but without the engravings by N. Orr. Pages toned, spots on a few pages, pencil gift note dated 1892 on front endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. xii, 408, [8] pp. 8vo. Ads follow text. Original brown cloth, black titles & decorations. A temperance novel set in New York City, told as a series of vignettes, which were originally published in the Tribune as Hot Corn Stories. View more info

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The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Cathaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, in Ten Volumes [Ornithologist John Gould's Copy]

By: Rollin, [Charles]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Wilson, Robertson, and Tennent, for A. Kincaid and J. Bell, J. Dickson, Edinburgh; J. Gilmour and Son, Glasgow; E. Wilson, Dumfries; J. Meuros, Kilmarnock; and A. Angus and Son, Aberdeen: 1770

Seller ID: 2289607

Condition: Good


Half of set lacks spine labels, other labels with some loss, edges rubbed, spine leather dried, bookplate of ornithologist John Gould on front paste-down endpapers of each volume, with his name in ink on opposite page. John Gould was best known for his Birds of Australia. 1770 Full-Leather. Complete in ten volumes. 12mo. Charles Rollin (30 January 1661 – 14 December 1741) was a French historian and educator. He was born in Paris. He was the son of a cutler, and at the age of twenty-two was made a master in the Collège du Plessis. In 1694 he was rector of the University of Paris, rendering g... View more info

Image for The People's Medical Lighthouse; A Series of Popular and Scientific Essays on the Nature, Uses, and Diseases of the Lungs, Heart, Liver, Stomach, Kidneys, Womb and Blood; Also, a Key to the Causes, Prevention, Remedies, and Cure of Pulmonary and Other Kinds of Consumption; Asthma, Bronchitis, Heart Diseases, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Ague and Fever, Baldness, Deafness, Blindness, Head Aches, Catarrh, Costiveness, Diarrhoea, Dysentery, Grub and Worms, Piles and Fistula, Miscarriage, Female Diseases, Cancers and Tumors, Falling of the Womb, Etc., Etc.; Marriage Guide, on Early Marriage, Growth of the Foetus, Organs of Generation, Prevention of Conception, Impressions on the Female Organs and on the Unborn Child, Art of Procreating the Sexes at Will, how to render Childbirth Easy and Safe, and retain their youthful Vigor, Beauty, and Elasticity of both Body and Mind, to a ripe Old Age.

The People's Medical Lighthouse; A Series of Popular and Scientific Essays on the Nature, Uses, and Diseases of the Lungs, Heart, Liver, Stomach, Kidneys, Womb and Blood; Also, a Key to the Causes, Prevention, Remedies, and Cure of Pulmonary and Other Kinds of Consumption; Asthma, Bronchitis, Heart Diseases, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Ague and Fever, Baldness, Deafness, Blindness, Head Aches, Catarrh, Costiveness, Diarrhoea, Dysentery, Grub and Worms, Piles and Fistula, Miscarriage, Female Diseases, Cancers and Tumors, Falling of the Womb, Etc., Etc.; Marriage Guide, on Early Marriage, Growth of the Foetus, Organs of Generation, Prevention of Conception, Impressions on the Female Organs and on the Unborn Child, Art of Procreating the Sexes at Will, how to render Childbirth Easy and Safe, and retain their youthful Vigor, Beauty, and Elasticity of both Body and Mind, to a ripe Old Age.

By: Root, Harmon Knox

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Published by the Proprietor, 512 Broadway, and A. Ranney, 195 Broadway.: 1856

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2072836

Condition: Good


Thirteenth edition, revised. Edges rubbed with some loss from joints, front hinge starting, foxed throughout with quite a bit of transfer. 1856 Hard Cover. xxiii, 470, [2] pp. 8vo. Original dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decorations, including boat and lighthouse motif on front board, and apothecary scales motif on spine head. Illustrated with 65 engravings. Hoolihan 3025: Edward Bliss Foote... describes Root as 'a kind of irregular soldier in medical reform... He possessed a remarkable tact for formulating recipes of purely botanical ingredients... do not let us under-estimate ... View more info

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The Landscape Annual for 1832 -- The Tourist in Italy

By: Roscoe, Thomas

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Jennings and Chaplin: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198802

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Pine-Coffin 832.6). Corners rubbed, two pencil names in front matter, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1832 Full-Leather. ii, [2], 286 [10] pp. 8vo. Green blind-stamped leather, gilt titles, gilt page ridges. A 19th century Italian travelogue by the English author and translator, with engraved frontispiece and title page, and 24 engraved plates from drawings by J.D. Harding. The third volume in the Landscape Annual series. On central Italy and Naples. (Pine-Coffin 832.6) View more info

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Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth.

By: Roscoe, William

Price: $500.00

Publisher: T. Cadell: 1827

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2289645

Condition: Fair


Third edition, corrected. Some loss from spines, volume 1 frontispiece stained, ink name and owner bookplate on front endpapers of each volume. A good candidate for restoration. 1827 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. Vellum spines and corners, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and decorations, marbled boards. A biography of Pope Leo the Tenth, who served from 1513-1521. A member of the influential Medici family, Leo granted indulgences to donors for the reconstruction of St. Peter's Basilica, which Martin Luther denounced in his 95 Theses. Despite these difficulties, Leo is also remembered... View more info

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Hints and Helps to Health and Happiness. or Long Life and Little Physic

By: Ross, Joel H.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Derby & Miller: 1851

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2008681

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Boards lightly soiled, front & end matter and page ridges lightly foxed. 1851 Hard Cover. x, 303, [8] pp. 8vo. Original navy blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations. Hoolihan 3034: Ross's manual of hygiene was first published at New York in 1849 under the title: Golden rules of health. A much expanded 2nd edition was published at Auburn, N.Y. in 1851 as Hints and helps to health and happiness. The book's final publication appears to have been the 5th edition published at Dayton, Ohio in 1856. The book's publishing history may well chronicle... View more info

Image for A Voyage of Discovery, Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Enquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage. In Two Volumes.

A Voyage of Discovery, Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Enquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage. In Two Volumes.

By: Ross, John

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Strahan and Spottiswoode, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1819

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1959528

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Rebound in library buckram. Minor tape repairs to fold-outs, expected transfer, otherwise an exceptional set. 1819 Hard Cover. lxix, 265, [2]; 258 pp. 8vo. Two fold-outs (one of Davis' Strait and Baffin's Bay, one depicting several geological instruments) and deviation chart follow text of vol. 2. 2-page terminal publisher ad in both volumes advertises other travel books. Published first in a single quarto volume, this work was reissued in a second edition of two octavo volumes the same year. Based on auction records, the second edition seems the more uncommon of the two, thoug... View more info

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The Blessed Damozel

By: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194902

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards stained and toned, significant loss of gilt, edges rubbed, some restoration to spine ends. Internally very good - minor loss from edges of front free endpaper, evident (but not obvious) repair to bindings. 1886 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Folio. 15 1/2 x 12 1/4. An important collection of poetry by Rossetti, but most notable for the artwork contributed by Kenyon Cox. It catapulted his career, and also created renewed interest in pre-Raphaelite authors such as Rossetti. Cox's artwork is now featured in many major museum collections. Overall, an important and influential ... View more info

Image for Descrizione delle Pitture, Sculture, ed Architetture di Padova, con Alcune Offervazioni Intorno ad esse, ed altre Curiose Notizie, Parte Prima, Parte Seconda.

Descrizione delle Pitture, Sculture, ed Architetture di Padova, con Alcune Offervazioni Intorno ad esse, ed altre Curiose Notizie, Parte Prima, Parte Seconda.

By: Rossetti, Giovambatista [Giovan Battista] [Giovanni Batista]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Nella Stamperia del Seminario con Licenza de Superiori: 1776

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2198751

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebound in cloth with new endpapers (probably in 19th century). Spine faded, minimal pencil marks in text, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1776 Hard Cover. [24], 368 pp. 12mo. First and second parts in one volume. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Padua, a city in northern Italy. View more info

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A Practical Grammar of the French Language, with Alterations and Additions

By: Rowbotham, J.; Surault, F.M.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hilliard, Gray, & Co.: 1838

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1951288

Condition: Good


Third edition. Edges rubbed, minor chip from spine head, lacks author label on spine, foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper. 1838 Full-Leather. vi, 324 pp. Original full leather, light green leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. A grammar guide for students of French, with alterations and additions by a Harvard College professor of French. View more info

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The Australian Crusoes; or, The Adventures of An English Settler and His Family in the Wilds of Australia.

By: Rowcroft, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: J.W. Bradley: 1859

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2101750

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, binding repaired, front free endpaper removed, portion of frontispiece tissue guard absent. 1859 Hard Cover. iii, 512 pp. 8vo. From the sixth London edition. Includes engraved frontispiece & plates. The story of a British family's time spent in the Australian wilderness, taking its name from Daniel Defoe's famous novel Robinson Crusoe. View more info

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Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind.

By: Rush, Benjamin

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Kimber & Richardson: 1812

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161394

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second issue. Recently rebound, cloth over marbled boards, new endpapers & flyleaves. Library blind stamp on title page, no other library marks. Three light spots on title page, pages a bit toned. 1812 Hard Cover. viii, 367, [4] pp. 8vo. An important work by the father of American psychiatry, who was also instrumental in the founding of the United States. Garrison-Morton 4924: 'The first American textbook on psychiatry, and, considering the state of that science in Rush’s time, one of the most noteworthy.' View more info

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The King of the Golden River or The Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mayhew & Baker: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199344

Condition: Good


First American edition. Some loss from spine, three spots on front board, margins lightly stained. 1860 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A wonderful children's tale about kindness, generosity, and how it can be rewarded. View more info

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The Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone (The Prime Ministers of Queen Victoria - A Series of Political Biographies)

By: Russell, George W.E.; Reid, Stuart J. (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1891

Seller ID: 1914631

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1891 Hard Cover. xi, 289 pp., 2-page terminal publisher ad. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of Gladstone. A biography of one of Queen Victoria's prime ministers. He held the office more than any other person (four separate times), and is consistently ranked among the greatest to serve in this capacity. View more info

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Further Queries upon the Present State of the New-English Affairs. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. VIII. [8])

By: S.E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin: 1865

Seller ID: 2008070

Condition: Good


Limited edition, #188 (?) of 250 copies, hand-numbered by Sabin on colophon. Former library copy, usual marks, minor ink marginalia, Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1865 Half-Leather. 18 pp. 4to. Green leather spine & corners, gilt titles, marbled boards, laid paper. Rubricated title page. Numerous blanks follow text. 1865 reissue of 1689 original. Sabin 21611: Only 250 copies reprinted, of which 50 are on large paper. View more info

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A Practical Manual of the Treatment of Club-Foot.

By: Sayre, Lewis A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1882

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 1999516

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition, enlarged and corrected. Ink name & date (C.W. Gaylord M.D., Branford, Dec. 1883') on front flyleaf, spine faded. 1882 Hard Cover. xii, 143 pp., 10-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders, floral endpapers. Includes 75 wood engravings. A description of the various types of club foot, with a number of recommended treatments pioneered by several medical professionals. View more info

Image for History of the Confederate States Navy from its Organization to the Surrender of its Last Vessel. Its Stupendous Struggle with the Great Navy of the United States; the Engagements Fought in the Rivers and Harbors of the South, and upon the High Seas; Blockade-Running, First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes, and Privateer History.

History of the Confederate States Navy from its Organization to the Surrender of its Last Vessel. Its Stupendous Struggle with the Great Navy of the United States; the Engagements Fought in the Rivers and Harbors of the South, and upon the High Seas; Blockade-Running, First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes, and Privateer History.

By: Scharf, J. [John] Thomas

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Rogers & Sherwood: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187992

Condition: Good


First edition. Appears to have been recased using the original boards and backstrip, which were likely trimmed at that point (they are flush with the page edges). A few light creases and spots to backstrip, minor loss from board corners. 1887 Hard Cover. x, 824 pp. 8vo. Original drab boards, paper spine label. A history of naval warfare during the American Civil War, by a former Confederate officer, who was among the first American historians to use newspapers as an authoritative source. Still considered an authoritative source, despite the expected prejudice in favor of the Confederacy. Howes... View more info

Image for A Manual of Ancient History, from the Remotest Times to the Overthrow of the Western Empire, A.D. 476. with Copious Chronological Tables.

A Manual of Ancient History, from the Remotest Times to the Overthrow of the Western Empire, A.D. 476. with Copious Chronological Tables.

By: Schmitz, Leonhard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: John Wurtele Lovell: 1894

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2029600

Condition: Very Good


No date - late 19th century fifth edition. Spine faded, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1894 Hard Cover. 579 pp. 8vo. A history of antiquity from the earliest recorded events through A.D. 476 (the fall of the Roman Empire). Chronological tables and index follow text. View more info

Image for The English Hexapla, Exhibiting the Six Important English Translations of the New Testament Scriptures, Preceded by an Historical Account of the English Translations (Wiclif, Tyndale, Cranmer, Genevan, Anglo-Rhemish, Authorised), the Original Greek Text After Scholz, with the Various Readings of the Textus Receptus and the Principal Constantinopolitan and Alexandrine Manuscripts, and a Complete Collation of Scholz's Text with Griesbach's Edition of M.DCCC.V.

The English Hexapla, Exhibiting the Six Important English Translations of the New Testament Scriptures, Preceded by an Historical Account of the English Translations (Wiclif, Tyndale, Cranmer, Genevan, Anglo-Rhemish, Authorised), the Original Greek Text After Scholz, with the Various Readings of the Textus Receptus and the Principal Constantinopolitan and Alexandrine Manuscripts, and a Complete Collation of Scholz's Text with Griesbach's Edition of M.DCCC.V.

By: Scholz, J. Martin Augustin; Wycliffe, John; Tyndale, William; Whittingham, William; Cranmer, Thomas; Coverdale, Miles; Tregelles, Samuel Prideaux

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Samuel Bagster and Sons: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290913

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges rubbed with 2 inch tear to spine head, minor loss from head and foot, owner bookplate and ink name on front endpapers. 1841 Full-Leather. 167, [1160] pp., translations unpaginated. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, including gilt dentelles on turn-ins, all edges gilt. A study of the shifting translations and interpretations of the New Testament over a period of 500 years, featuring the Wiclif (1380), Tyndale (1534), Cranmer (1539), Genevan (1557), Anglo-Rhemish (1582), and Authorised (1611) translations presented alongside the original Greek of Scholz, wi... View more info

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Journal of the Life, Travels, and Gospel Labours of That Faithful Servant and Minister of Christ, Job Scott.

By: Scott, Job

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Elisha Bates: 1820

Seller ID: 2262328

Condition: Good


Leather dried with minor loss from edges, ink name and book curse written on front endpaper ('steal not this book for fear of shame for here you see the owners name'), lightly foxed throughout. 1820 Full-Leather. xi, [3], 303 pp. 12mo. A firsthand account of Christian missionary efforts of Job Scott of Rhode Island, including an account of visiting members of the Religious Society of Friends (of which Scott was also a member) in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, and a voyage to England and Ireland (where he passed away in Ballitore, at the home of fellow Quaker Elizabeth Shackleton). Sco... View more info

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The Waverley Novels, Illustrated Edition in 48 Volumes, with the Author's Notes

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields: 1863

Seller ID: 1956509

Condition: Very Good


Spines faded & lightly spotted, boards a bit rubbed. 1863 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in forty-eight volumes. 8vo. Original purple cloth, paper spine labels. Engravings and woodcuts throughout. Advertisement preceding text states: This edition of the Waverley Novels contains, with a few exceptions, all the Woodcuts that appeared in the Abbotsford Edition, besides the Steel Plates belonging to the Author's Favourite Edition in forty-eight volumes. Sir Walter Scott took much pleasure in forming a museum at Abbotsford of the antiquities which illustrated the... View more info

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The Lady of the Lake

By: Scott, Sir Walter; Lang, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: L.C. Page & Company: 1899

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2129886

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear to corners, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1899 Hard Cover. xxx, 235 pp. 8vo. Scott's classic poem, with an introduction by Andrew Lang, and illustrations by C.E. Brock. The Lady of the Lake is a narrative poem by Sir Walter Scott, first published in 1810. Set in the Trossachs region of Scotland, it is composed of six cantos, each of which concerns the action of a single day. The poem has three main plots: the contest among three men, Roderick Dhu, James Fitz-James, and Malcolm Graeme, to win the love of Ellen Douglas; the feud and reconciliation of King James V of Scotland and Ja... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, with a Sketch of His Life, Complete in One Volume

By: Scott, Walter; Lake, J.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J. Crissy and Desilver, Thomas, and Co.: 1836

Seller ID: 1893104

Condition: Very Good


Light stain along binding edge, moderately foxed. 1836 Full-Leather. xxviii, 443 pp. Original full calf, gilt titles & rules, maroon spine panel, marbled page ridges & endpapers. Engraved frontispiece of author from a painting by C.R. Leahe. Two-column format. A collection of poetry by the Scottish author, together with a biographical sketch. View more info

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Guida di Venezia e delle Isole Circonvicine

By: Selvatico, P. [Pietro]; Lazari, V. [Vincenzo]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Coi Tipi Dello Stabilimento Nazionale di Paolo Ripamonti Carpano.:

Seller ID: 2199417

Condition: Good


Rebound in quarter linen with new end sheets, lightly foxed throughout, modern bookplate on front endpaper, library stamp on title page (no other marks). viii, 321 pp. 8vo. Italian text. No date, circa 1850. A 19th century travel guide to Venice and the surrounding area, with engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

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L. Annaei Senecae Philosophi ad Lucilium Epistolarum Argumenta... Continens Epistolas.

By: Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Apud Franciscum Baba: 1643

Seller ID: 2289842

Condition: Good


Volume 2 of a 3 volume set. Lacks front free endpaper, most of headband lost, binding beginning to weaken after first gathering. 1643 Hard Cover. 672, [24] pp. 12mo. Vellum binding. Latin text. A selection of letters written by Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher. View more info

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Ancient Voyages to the Western Continent: Three Phases of History on the Coast of Maine

By: Sewall, Rufus King

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Knickerbocker Press / G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207834

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor stain along top page ridge, tissue guard and fore-edge of a few pages lightly foxed, frontispiece just beginning to loosen. 1895 Hard Cover. ix, 79 pp. A late nineteenth century account of research into the history of exploration on the American continent, with chapters on rock writings found on the coast of Maine, evidence of Norse voyages to the area, and the advent of Christianity in the region. Includes a fold-out map of Maine's oyster banks (Glidden Farm, Lincoln County). Illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates, and engravings in the text.KEYWORDS: HISTOR... View more info