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The Lives of Mrs. Ann H. Judson, Mrs. Sarah B. Judson, and Mrs. Emily C. Judson, Missionaries to Burmah. in Three Parts. [Burma]

By: Willson, Arabella M. [Wilson]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Miller, Orton & Mulligan: 1856

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2303159

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint ('twenty-fourth thousand'). Ink gift note on front endpaper, ink stamp on front flyleaf, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1856 Hard Cover. x, [3], 14-371, [13] pp. Biographies of three of the first female American foreign missionaries. Ann Hasseltine Judson, Sarah B. Judson, and Emily C. Judson were the first, second, and third wives of missionary Adoniram Judson, the first Protestant missionary sent from North America to Burma. Their work with Luther Rice resulted in the formation of a Baptist organization of American missionaries. Adoniram translated the Bible into Burmese, ... View more info

Image for The Pictorial History of the Great Civil War: Its Causes, Origins, Conduct and Results. Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Its Battles by Land and Sea, with Graphic Descriptions of Heroic Deeds Achieved by Armies and Individuals; Narratives of Personal Adventure; Thrilling Incidents; Daring Exploits; Wonderful Escapes; Life in Camp, Field, and Hospital; Adventures at Sea; Blockade Life, Etc., Etc., Containing Carefully Prepared Biographies of the Leading Generals and Naval Commanders of Both the North and the South.

The Pictorial History of the Great Civil War: Its Causes, Origins, Conduct and Results. Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Its Battles by Land and Sea, with Graphic Descriptions of Heroic Deeds Achieved by Armies and Individuals; Narratives of Personal Adventure; Thrilling Incidents; Daring Exploits; Wonderful Escapes; Life in Camp, Field, and Hospital; Adventures at Sea; Blockade Life, Etc., Etc., Containing Carefully Prepared Biographies of the Leading Generals and Naval Commanders of Both the North and the South.

By: Wilson, John Laird

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The National Publishing Co. / J.R. Jones: 1881

Seller ID: 2291645

Condition: Very Good


Hinges beginning to weaken, edges a bit rubbed, spine gilt mostly rubbed away, pencil name on front endpaper. 1881 Hard Cover. iv, 976, [4] pp. Green cloth, black titles and decorations, gilt embellishments on front board and spine. A fairly early history of the American Civil War, illustrated with engravings of battles and portraits of many leading generals. View more info

Image for The Universal Restoration: Exhibited in a Series of Dialogues, between a Minister and His Friend. Comprehending the Substance of Several Conversations, That the Author Hath Had with Various Persons, both in America and Europe, on That Interesting Subject, Chiefly Designed to Fully State, and Fairly to Answer the Most Common Objections That Are Brought Against it from the Scriptures.

The Universal Restoration: Exhibited in a Series of Dialogues, between a Minister and His Friend. Comprehending the Substance of Several Conversations, That the Author Hath Had with Various Persons, both in America and Europe, on That Interesting Subject, Chiefly Designed to Fully State, and Fairly to Answer the Most Common Objections That Are Brought Against it from the Scriptures.

By: Winchester, Elhanan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Isaiah Thomas, Jun.: 1803

Seller ID: 1998605

Condition: Good


Later edition, with biographical preface. Front joint weak, edges a bit rubbed, minor transfer throughout, ink stamp and pencil name on front endpapers. 1803 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 251, [1] pp. 12mo. Original full leather, red leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. Winchester's most well-known work, originally published in London in 1788. 'To this edition is prefixed, a brief account of the means and manner of the author's embracing these sentiments; intermixed with some sketches of his life during four years.' Winchester began his religious life ... View more info

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The Process and Empire of Christ; From His Birth to the End of the Mediatorial Kingdom; A Poem, in Twelve Books.

By: Winchester, Elhanan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: William Fessenden: 1805

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1998609

Condition: Good


First American edition. Two gatherings sprung, one holding at bottom edge, other loose but included. Lightly foxed throughout, ink name and stamp and pencil notes on endpapers, quite old sticker on spine, edges rubbed. 1805 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 12mo. Original full leather, black leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. A long-form religious poem. Winchester's most well-known work was The Universal Restoration, originally published in London in 1788. Winchester began his religious life as a Baptist, but his 'reading of Sir George Stonehouse's The ... View more info

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Elements of Civil Liberty, or, the Way to Maintain Free Institutions.

By: Wisner, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Andrus, Gauntlett & Co., Printers: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2001393

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Frontispiece & title page foxed, minor loss from spine head & foot. 1853 Hard Cover. vi, 238 pp. 8vo. Original dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. A collection of essays on various aspects of American civil liberties, written by the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca, NY (Sabin 104918, referring to one of Wisner's sermons, not offered here). Of particular interest are chapters on the free press and the liquor traffick (from the standpoint of temperance), but other essays raise interesting questions about the role of government that are still timely today. In ... View more info

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An Address on the Occasion of the Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Delivered June 10th, 1851

By: Wood, George B. [Bacon]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers: 1851

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2026225

Condition: Good


Lacks backstrip, corners rubbed with minor loss of cloth, former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine via the University of Michigan, donated by the author's sister-in-law (pencil number on title page, '12-16-10 G of Miss Juliana Wood' in pencil in margin of first preface page). R.A.M. bookplate on front endpaper, frontispiece foxed. This copy is also signed by George Wood on the front endpaper, and inscribed to his brother (Juliana's father): 'Richard D Wood / from his brother, / Geo. B. Wood.'. 1851 Hard Cover. 141 pp. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt statue of William Penn pictured on front... View more info

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Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are Enabled to Trespass on Domains Not Their Own

By: Wood, Rev. J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1875

Seller ID: 2289755

Condition: Good


Previously owned by Clyde Grange (labeled as number 33 in his library). Edge wear, spine repaired, bookplate inside front cover, small library stamp throughout. 1875 Hard Cover. 351, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth, black and gold design with cover depicting a lizard, beveled edges. CONTENTS: Introduction; Marine and Aquatic Trespassers: The Whales; Dolphins and Sirens; Seals; Reptilian Water Trespassers; Partial Water Trespassers: Carnivora; Roder Water Trespassers: The Beaver; Pachydermatous Water Trespassers: The Hippopotamus; Marsupial and Monotrematous... View more info

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Historical Memoirs of My Own Time. in Two Volumes. Part the First, from 1772 to 1780. Part the Second, from 1781 to 1784.

By: Wraxall, N. William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. / J.M'Creery, Printer: 1815

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289839

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front joint of first volume neatly repaired by previous owner, spines toned and a bit dried, owner bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden on front endpaper of first volume, a few pages lightly foxed, minimal marginalia on just a couple pages. 1815 Full-Leather. iv, 549, [3]; 583, [5] pp. 8vo. Full calf, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, marbled edges and endpapers. Wraxall references intent for a third volume in the preface, but this would not be published until 1818. After receiving some sort of education in Bristol, he was sent to Bombay in 1769 with the East In... View more info

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General Scott (Great Commanders) [Winfield]

By: Wright, Marcus J.; Wilson, James Grant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1894

Seller ID: 2282969

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, minor loss from spine head, rear hinge just starting, ink name (Mortimer Adler) date (June '94) on front flyleaf (sadly, this is not THE Mortimer [J.] Adler; he was born eight years later). 1894 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 349, [7] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of Winfield Scott, five battlefield maps in text. A biography of the military commander who served in the War of 1812, and as Commanding General of the United States Army during the Mexican War and the early days of the American Civil War. He was a presidential candidate for the Whig party in the 1850s, and the first to earn the rank lie... View more info

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Medical Thermometry, and Human Temperature

By: Wunderlich, C.A.; Seguin, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1998689

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny restoration mark to spine head, Rochester Academy of Medicine bookplate on front endpaper, bottom corner faintly bumped, ink name on front flyleaf. 1871 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. An abridgment by Edward Seguin of 'On the Temperature in Diseases, of which Fielding H. Garrison said This classic work on temperature in disease laid the foundation of modern knowledge regarding clinical thermometry. Garrison has said of Wunderlich that he 'found fever a disease and left it a symptom.' (Garrison-Morton 2677) This edition also includes Seguin's 'Suggestions on Thermometry and ... View more info

Image for Museum of Antiquity - A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

Museum of Antiquity - A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

By: Yaggy, L.W.; Haines, T.L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Standard Publishing House: 1880

Seller ID: 2302555

Condition: Very Good


Front and end matter lightly foxed, pencil name on front flyleaf. 1880 Half-Leather. xiv, 15-944 pp. 8vo. Original half leather, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, marbled page ridges, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and inset illustrations throughout text. An overview of ancient life, with chapters on Pompeii, Troy, Nineveh and Babylon, the Bible, and treating subjects such as the Coliseum, musical instruments, domestic utensils, agriculture, painting and sculpture, literature, and funerary practices. View more info

Image for Museum of Antiquity - A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

Museum of Antiquity - A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

By: Yaggy, L.W.; Haines, T.L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Standard Publishing House: 1882

Seller ID: 2302556

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear, ink stamp on front flyleaf. 1882 Half-Leather. xiv, 15-944 pp. 8vo. Original half leather, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, marbled page ridges, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and inset illustrations throughout text. An overview of ancient life, with chapters on Pompeii, Troy, Nineveh and Babylon, the Bible, and treating subjects such as the Coliseum, musical instruments, domestic utensils, agriculture, painting and sculpture, literature, and funerary practices. View more info

Image for Hell Up to Date: The Reckless Journey of R. Palasco Drant, Newspaper Correspondent, through the Infernal Regions, as Reported by Himself.

Hell Up to Date: The Reckless Journey of R. Palasco Drant, Newspaper Correspondent, through the Infernal Regions, as Reported by Himself.

By: Young, Art [Arthur Henry]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: The Schulte Publishing Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297484

Condition: Fair


First edition. Boards heavily stained, pages only lightly soiled (mostly margins). A good candidate for rebinding. 1893 Hard Cover. xi, [2], [6]-80, [4] pp. Author's first book. A comical journey inspired by Dante's Inferno, in which a newspaper correspondent explores the depths of Hell. Young's illustrations throughout. Arthur Henry Art Young (1866-1943) was an American cartoonist and writer. He is most famous for his socialist cartoons, especially those drawn for the left wing political magazine The Masses between 1911 and 1917. View more info

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Voyage in Italie Pendant l'Annee 1789

By: Young, Arthur; Soules, Francois

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chez J.-J. Fuchs, Libraire: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198755

Condition: Near Fine


First French edition. Boards lightly rubbed with corners just beginning to rub through, scattered light foxing in text, small contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1796 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 376 pp. 8vo. A late 18th century Italian travelogue, translated into French from the original English by Francois Soules, who also translated Young's 'Voyages in France'. Young was a writer on the subjects of agriculture, economics, social statistics, and an activist for farm workers' rights. His social and political writings were also well-respected, and i... View more info

Image for Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality. with the Life of the Author.

Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality. with the Life of the Author.

By: Young, Edward

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Printed for F. and C. Rivington; Otridge and Son; Longman and Rees; Cadell and Davies; Vernor and Hood; J. Mawman; T. Hurst; J. Scatcherd; and J. Hookham / J. Cundee, Printer: 1802

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263775

Condition: Very Good


'New Edition'. Spine and corners a bit rubbed, a few pages lightly foxed. 1802 Full-Leather. xviii, [4], 361, [5] pp. 8vo. Full black morocco, gilt titles and rules, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A long poem in blank verse, originally published in nine parts between 1742 and 1745. This edition includes the complete work, a biographical sketch of the author, and engraved illustrations by Thomas Stothard. This work was quite popular in its day, but became more so when William Blake provided illustrations for one of the editions printed in 1797. View more info

Image for The History of The Ugly Little Duck, or, The Beautiful Swan [The Ugly Duckling]

The History of The Ugly Little Duck, or, The Beautiful Swan [The Ugly Duckling]

By: [Andersen, Hans Christian]

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1850

Seller ID: 2293123

Condition: Good


Rebound in red cloth with new end sheets. Lacks title/copyright page, but circa 1850. [24 pp.] Illustrated with six hand-colored wood engravings. Andersen's classic story of the swan who spends its early life believing it is an ugly duckling. View more info

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Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, United States Army. Authors and Subjects, Vol. VIII. [8]: Legier-Medicine (Naval).

By: [Billings, John Shaw]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1887

Seller ID: 2028487

Condition: Good


Boards a bit rubbed, corners lightly stained. 1887 Half-Leather. 10, 1078 pp. The eighth in a 61-volume series which spanned 81 years, and was ultimately comprised of five series. The first series (of which this volume was a part) was primarily indexed by John Shaw Billings - his work would become a cornerstone for the foundation of the National Library of Medicine. John Shaw Billings selected a dictionary arrangement for the printed Index-Catalogue and explained in his transmittal letter in Series I, vol. 1. that The great majority of physicians ... have expressed a decided preference for thi... View more info

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The Little Musicians

By: [Bowen, C.E. (Charlotte Elizabeth)]

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1893

Seller ID: 2294993

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Ink gift note on front free endpaper; pencil marks on front free endpaper, verso of contents page and on page seven. 1893 Small Hard Cover. 64, 16 pp. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2. A late 19th century juvenile by C.E. Bowen, who also wrote The Babes in the Basket. CONTENTS: I. The Sunday-School Friend; II. A New Scholar; III. Rachel's Plan; IV. Going Out to Tea; V. Light; VI. Out of Temptation; VII. Joy for Silvio; VIII. Berta. View more info

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1811 Engraving, Carisbrook Castle, Isle of Wight [England]

By: [Brayley, Edward] [Britton, John]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry, London: 1811

Seller ID: 1665489

Condition: Very Good


Matted and reading for framing. Untrimmed. Faintly foxed, mainly to the lower margin. 1811 Print. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 sheet matted to 5 x 6 1/2 (mat measures 8 3/8 x 10 1/2). Engraving by J. Greig from a drawing by Thompson, taken from Edward Brayley's and John Britton's 'The Beauties of England and Wales'. An artistic rendering that also provides a good level of architectural detail, particularly interesting are several uniquely shaped arrow slits. The print focuses on the large gatehouse, and shows a figure sitting beneath the wall lining the approach. View more info

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Porter's Catechism of Health; or, Plain and Simple Rules for the Preservation of the Health and Vigour of the Constitution from Infancy to Old Age. For the Use of Schools.

By: [Faust, Bernhard Christoph; Porter, Henry H.; Condie, D. Francis]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Literary Rooms, No. 121 Chestnut Street, Office of the Journal of Health, Journal of Law, and Family Library of Health: 1831

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2012806

Condition: Very Good


Seventh edition. Former library copy - sticker on front board, Woodstock Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper. Boards rubbed, front free endpaper removed, one gathering loose, endpapers foxed. 1831 Hard Cover. x, 202 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Green cloth, paper spine label. Hoolihan 1146. In relation to the original: In some bibliographies and databases, this work is attributed to Henry H. Porter, who was publisher of the journals stated in the imprint. This attribution may be based on the absence of Faust's name on the title-page, or the fact the Porter's Catechism is but loosely bas... View more info

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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni, in Three Volumes

By: [Fiorentino], Ser Giovanni; Waters, W.G.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Privately Printed for Members of the Society of Bibliophiles: 1898

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2272693

Condition: Near Fine


First English translation. Limited edition, #293 of 1000 sets. Spines toned. 1898 Hard Cover. Complete in three hardcover volumes. Grey cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. Translated into English from the original Italian by W.G. Waters. Illustrations by E.R. Hughes. A collection of fifty stories written by Ser Giovanni Fiorentino, the original title of which (Il Pecorone) translated as The Simpleton. Fiorentino wrote the stories in the 14th century (though they would not be published until the mid-16th century), and they later became a source for William Shakespeare's The Merc... View more info

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Lives of Celebrated American Indians [Famous] (Parley's Cabinet Library)

By: [Goodrich, S.G.] The Author of Peter Parley's Tales.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Soden & Co.: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292861

Condition: Good


First edition (Sabin 27908). Boards rubbed, moderately foxed throughout, small bookplate on front endpaper. 1843 Hard Cover. iv, 315, [1] pp. Leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Engraved half-title page reading 'Famous Indians' precedes title page. A collection of brief biographies of Native Americans, including: Manco Capac; Mayta Capac; Huayna Capac; Atahualpa; Caupolican; Ychoalay; Tupac Amaru; Quetzalcoatl; Xolotl; Acamapitzin; Montezuma I; Donna Marina; Montezuma II; Cofachiqui; Tascaluza; Vitachuco; Pocahontas; Philip; Pontiac; Logan; Brant; Tecumseh; Red Jacket; Shongmunecuthe, o... View more info

Image for Synchronology of the Principal Events in Sacred and Profane History, from the Creation of Man, to the Present Time. Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources, Including the Following Standard Works: 'The Chronology and History of the World, by Dr. J. Blair,' Archbishop Usher's 'Annalis Veteris et Novi Testamenti,' 'Haydyn's Dictionary of Dates,' Etc., Etc.

Synchronology of the Principal Events in Sacred and Profane History, from the Creation of Man, to the Present Time. Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources, Including the Following Standard Works: 'The Chronology and History of the World, by Dr. J. Blair,' Archbishop Usher's 'Annalis Veteris et Novi Testamenti,' 'Haydyn's Dictionary of Dates,' Etc., Etc.

By: [Hawes, Stephen]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S. Hawes: 1870

Seller ID: 2263567

Condition: Good


Boards moderately soiled, spine and edges faded, front and end matter faintly foxed, pencil name on front flyleaf. 1870 Hard Cover. 320 pp. Fold-out synchronological chart precedes text. View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man His Own Boswell

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1863209

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state. Minor loss from spine head, stationer's stamp on front flyleaf. 1858 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 373 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decorations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous prose works are the Breakfast-Table series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfas... View more info

Image for L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

By: [Horace]; Fabrini, Giovanni [Francesco]

Price: $300.00  $240.00

Publisher: In Venetia: Appresso Gio Battista, Marchio Sessa, & fratelli: 1573

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2128608

Condition: Fair


1573 second edition. Front board loose, 1 inch chip from spine base, boards rubbed with some loss from corners, ownership stamps and numerous handwritten names on front & rear flyleaf, minor tape repairs to front hinge, minimal marginalia. [vi], 389 ff. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. Elaborate printer's device depicting a cat between cherubs on title page. Collated and complete. A collection of poems by the Latin poet Horace, with commentary by Italian humanist Giovanni Fabrini. Fabrini was a grammarian and a linguist, whose skills earned him a position teaching members of the aristocracy in Venice. This sec... View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: [Irving, Washington]; Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2285881

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1891 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Cream cloth spine over mint cloth boards, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations, floral endpapers. Engraved title page by Copeland, frontispiece by Frank T. Merrill. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; The Adventure of My Uncle; The Adventure of My Aunt; The Bold Dragoon, or The Adventure of My Grandfather; The Adventure of t... View more info

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The Arabian Nights' Entertainments. Translated from the Arabic. A New and Complete Edition. [The Thousand and One Nights]

By: [Lane, Edward]

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: William P. Nimmo: 1870

Seller ID: 2303154

Condition: Very Good


1870 Hard Cover. 540 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Two-column format. Over 100 woodcuts from illustrations by S.J. Groves. Though no translator is credited, this is most likely an Edward Lane translation given the date -- Payne and Burton would not release their versions until the 1880s, and both changed the title from The Arabian Nights Entertainments to slightly different forms of The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. View more info

Image for Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

By: [Pacifico, Pietro Antonio]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Presso Francesco Pitteri, Con Licenza de' Superiori, e Privilegio.: 1751

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2198752

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Rebound with new endpapers. Minor ink notes on flyleaves, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1751 Hard Cover. [12], 310; 406 pp. 12mo. Cloth spines, gilt titles, paper over boards. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Venice by Pietro Antonio Pacifico, with engraved illustrations, including several fold-outs. View more info

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1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Louis Dans L'Isle de Sanaga ou du Senegal

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665557

Condition: Near Fine


Single vertical crease down center, a few faint traces of foxing, still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet matted to about 9 x 13 (mat measures about 14 3/4 x 18). An extensively labeled overhead view of a French colonial fort along a river in Senegal, detailing the use of each area, from magazines to the area in which slaves were kept. French text, scale along bottom. Bottom corner labeled 'Tom. II. No. 24', indicating the position of the plate within the original text. View more info

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1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois et de la Ville du Cap de Corse, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Degres 50. Minutes de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665585

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Single vertical crease down middle, tiny spot above the 'd' in Cap de Corse, some transfer from opposite page of text. Still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 7 x 10 (mat measures 11 3/4 x 15). Labeled Tome IV. No. 6, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. A large structure labeled 'le Chateau' sits in a corner along the coast, bordering the ocean on two sides, with a river emptying into the ocean a bit further south alo... View more info