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Ex Libris

By: Alse (Ales), Mikolase

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Prague, Czechoslovakia, Self published: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001020

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is an incredible little book from one of the most well-respected Czech artists in history. It consists of a short introduction, followed by 17 paste-in bookplates that Ales designed for either himself or others (please emal for list). In addition, there are 11 more loose bookplates at the beginning of the book that are part of this listing as well. Everything inside is in Fine condition. Text entirely in Czech. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. Cor... View more info

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Les Fleurs Du Mal

By: Baudelaire, Charles

Price: $1,662.50

Publisher: Paris, France, F. Ferroud: 1917

Seller ID: 001019

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


There were 1062 copies of this Limited Edition printed in all, but only 30 copies were top-of-the-line, and this is copy # 3. It is printed on Japan imperial paper. There are many etchings in the book, and this copy contains 3 versions of each. Some of the etchings also have a fourth etching, which is a colored sketch from Georges Rochegrosse. There are some wrinkles on the spine, and minimal shelfwear, but the book remains in remarkable condition. Text entirely in F... View more info

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Duch Narodnich Novin Spis Obsahujici Uvodni Clanky z Narodnich Novin Roku 1848 1849 1850

By: Borovskeho, Havlicka

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Frantiska Prochazky: 1851

Seller ID: 001025

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Poor Condition


Text entirely in Czech. There are several very old newspaper articles in the book, some are loose, and some have been glued in. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 281 pp. Text moderately marked and annotated. Moderately foxed throughout. The last 30 pages or so have some water damage and other staining. There is quite a bit of shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Non-English Language::Cz... View more info

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Pauli Colomesii Opuscula

By: Colomies, Paul

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Apud Sebastianum Mabre-Cramoisy: 1668

Seller ID: 001012

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


282pp; Index: Keimhaia Literaria; Recueil de Particularitez, fait l'an 1665; Clavis Epistolarum Josephi Justi Scaligeri Aginnensis, Lugduni Batavorum 1627.8; Clavis Epistolarum Is Causaboni Genevensis Hagae-Comitis A.1638 curante Cl. Gronovio; Clavis Epistolarum Claudii Salmasii Divionensis, editore Ant. Clementio A. 1656; Clef des Epitres Francoises a M. Joseph Juste de la Scala. Recueillies par Jaques de Reves, a Harderwyck l'an 1624; Ad M. Fabii Quinctiliain Insti... View more info

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Elements of the Art of Assaying Metals in Two Parts

By: Cramer, John Andrew

Price: $142.50

Publisher: London, England, L. Davis and C. Reymers: 1764

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001222

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Poor Condition


Pages are generally clean, but a couple of the margins were used as a place to record IOU's from the original owner. Pages have some water damage, but most does not affect the text itself, but has caused the pages to be wavy. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 471 pp. Cover is very heavily worn, and has lots of chips and damage everywhere. About 15% of the spine is gone (some at each end). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Antiq... View more info

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Exercitationes Faciles de Numis Veterum Pro Tyronibus

By: Hanthaler, P. Chrysostomi

Price: $142.50

Publisher: Nuremburg, Germany, Adami Schmidii: 1735

Seller ID: 001073

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


190pp + index + several foldouts depicting ancient coins. Text entirely in Latin. The cover is not original, and is a homemade leather cover with the initials EDB on it. The book is not actually bound to the cover, but rather the cover simply is used for protection. Original spine is missing, but pages are still holding together (though outer pages are loose) from the original structure of the spine. Many chips around the edges of the pages. Pages are discolored and ... View more info

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Johnson's System For Teaching and Practicing Vocal Music

By: Johnson, A. N. (Artemas Nixon)

Price: $166.25

Publisher: Allegany County, NY, J. Baxter & Co: 1861

Seller ID: 001194

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Poor Condition


The front endpapers and pages 7-10 are missing. This book is certainly not in very good condition, but it is an extremely scarce copy of this book from one of the 19th century's most prominent music editors. It is quite sturdy, but there is just a lot of wear. Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 379 pp. Pages are browned, and have numerous creases and a few tears. Heavy foxing throughout. Cover is heavily worn with a missing upper right corner. Quantity Ava... View more info

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Money of Pre-Federal America (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings No. 7 - May 4, 1991)

By: Kleeberg, John M. (editor)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, The American Numismatic Society: 1992

Seller ID: 607209

ISBN: 0897222482

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ex-library copy with usual flaws and additions. Plus pages torn out - half title page is first page. Label stating "With the Compliments of Stack's Rare Coins" pasted inside front cover. Head and tail of spine and upper corners lightly bumped, otherwise book in excellent condition - appears un-read. Charts, graphs, lots of b&w photos of coins. Eight essays, two appendicies. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 253 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped ... View more info

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Devereux: A Tale (3 Volume Set)

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer (Lord)

Price: $470.25

Publisher: London, England, Henry Colburn: 1829

Seller ID: 106001

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Covers are in remarkable condition. Some wear along the edges, but otherwise Very Good. Marbled endpapers. Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 953 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Heavy foxing throughout. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Literary Classics; Pictures of this item not already displayed here ava... View more info

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De Gli Anfiteatri E Singolarmente Del Veronese Libri Due Ne' Quali e fi Tratta Quanto Appartiene all'Ifloria, e Quanto All'Architettura

By: Maffei, Scipione

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Verona, Italy, Alberto Tumermani: 1728

Seller ID: 001017

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


This is a very special old book with a lot of charm, and is a study on the Verona Amphitheater. It has several illustrations, many of which fold out. The foldouts are in very good condition. The pages are clean and a bit wavy, and the binding is loose. I'm not totally sure whether the cover is a type of paper, cloth, or animal skin (although my bet is a type of hard paper). There are some flakes and the corners are rounded, but it is in quite good condition for its ... View more info

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View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany with Anecdotes Relating to some Eminent Characters, A (2 Volume Set)

By: Moore, John

Price: $327.75

Publisher: London, England, Strahan & Cadell: 1779

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 106002

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 891 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Front hinge is cracked on Volume 1, and definite wear there on Volume 2. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Light shelfwear to the cover, with a couple of small chips out of the spine on Volume 2. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; History::European History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon ... View more info

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View of Society and Manners in Italy with Anecdotes Relating to some Eminent Characters, A

By: Moore, John

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Belknap and Young: 1792

Seller ID: 001525

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 512 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Spine is cracked and binding is loose, but intact. Heavy foxing throughout. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Heavy shelfwear to the cover. Title block on spine is no longer readable. Bumped and rubbed. Corners are rounded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; History::European History; Pictures of this item not alre... View more info

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Clavis Homerica Sive Lexicon Vocabulorum Omnium, Quae Continentur in Homeri Iliade et Potissima Parte Odyssae Cum Brevi de Dialectis Appendice, nec non Mich. Apostolii Proverbiis Graeco-Latinis. Accessere Etiam Huic Postremae Editioni Varia Elogia seu Testimonia de Homero, ex Diversis Auctoribus, tum Antiquis, tum Neotericis Collecta

By: Patrick, Samuel

Price: $332.50

Publisher: Londini: 1741

Seller ID: 001471

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


Greek and Latin interspersed throughout the book. Includes a 36-page epitaph to Homer in the back. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 348 pp. Text is in multiple languages. Pages are tight and clean. Spine is cracked at top and bottom of front hinge, but has not separated. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Pages are wrinkled. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; Non-English Language::Latin; Non-Englis... View more info

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New Mirror for Travellers, The

By: Paulding, James Kirke ("An Amateur")

Price: $285.00

Publisher: New York, NY, G. & C. Carvill: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001219

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Despite being credited as authored by "An Amateur", this was actually written by James Kirke Paulding, one of the pioneers of American literature. Author of more than 20 works, Paulding was part of the "Knickerbocker Group", an organization of poets, playwrights, novelists, journalists, and editors that was founded by Paulding's close friend Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and William Cullen Bryant. Pages are quite wavy. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4... View more info

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Devis Family of Painters, The

By: Paviere, Sydney H.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Leigh-on-Sea, UK, F. Lewis: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110766

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


52 plates, with 1-4 being in color. This copy is quite special. It is a limited edition, # 123 of 500. However, inside the front cover, it also includes 2 coat of arms, one the Arms of Sims from the Lincoln's Inn Heraldic Office, and the other the Arms of Poole from that same office. On the back of the Arms of Poole, there is taped a receipt from E. Stacy-Marks Ltd. Art Dealers, showing that the book was purchased by British Royalty, the Earl of Inchscape on 9-2-56. ... View more info

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La Collection Dutuit - Livres Et Manuscrits

By: Rahir, Edouard

Price: $712.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Domascene Morgand: 1899

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 001240

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


Limited Edition - Copy # 61/350. Text entirely in French. 5" crack on lower spine, but binding is tight. Lettering on spine has worn down to be unreadable. Extremely heavy book. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Pages are tight and clean. Heavy foxing throughout. Moderate shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 6 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Non-English Language::French; Pictures of this item not already display... View more info

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Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel - Europe (With Ethnological Appendix By A.H. Keane)

By: Rudler, F.W.; Chisholm, George G; Ramsay, Andrew C. (Editor)

Price: $332.50

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102702

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


617pp; A classic, detailed study of Europe as it was more than 120 years ago; Beautiful green boards with gilt and black lettering and decorations; Some bumping and rubbing, but the cover is actually in very good condition for its age; Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean, other than the owner's name on the title page; More than half of the pages are unopened, including a big majority of those after page 105; There are some pages that were badly opened, whic... View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, England, Ingram, Cooke, & Co.: 1852

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 001026

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Early edition of this classic, embellished with 8 spirited engravings. Some of the pages are torn, including the frontispiece. FFEP has bookseller's markings and taped in label there, but I'm concerned about damage if I try to remove them, so I'm leaving them there. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 355 pp. Several chips out of the spine. Moderately foxed throughout. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. There is quite a bit of shelfwear to the cove... View more info

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C. Corn. Tacitus ex Recensione Justi Lipsii nec non I. Isaci Pontani post Lipsium Aliosque

By: Tacitus, Cornelius

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, No Publisher Stated: 1629

Seller ID: 001333

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Minor markings on front endpaper. Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. 539 pp. Text is in Latin. Pages are yellowed and wrinkled, but are tight and clean. Has some curled corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Non-English Language::Latin; Latin Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001333. Hardcover View more info

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Divi Petri Chrysologi Forocorneliensis Ravennatum Archiepiscopi Homiliae Sacrae, Fiue Aurei Sermones

By: Unstated

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Carolum Zenerum: 1643

Seller ID: 001061

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Poor Condition


Text entirely in Latin. Owner's inscription on title page dated Feb. 9, 1649. Old (but small) library stamp on the title page from a seminary. Handwritten notes on front endpapers, but core text is clean. Front board and endpapers are detached, but present. Spine is mostly gone. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 572 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Non-English Language::Latin; Religion & Theology. ... View more info