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Image for De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian romance [& Vita Meriadoci: An Arthurian Romance now first edited...] now first edited from the Cottonian MS. Faustina B. VI. of the British Museum

De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian romance [& Vita Meriadoci: An Arthurian Romance now first edited...] now first edited from the Cottonian MS. Faustina B. VI. of the British Museum

By: Bruce, J. Douglas, editor ; [SIGNED]

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Modern Language Association of America: 1898; 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39459

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Editio Princeps of two of the Arthurian Romance texts transcribed by J. Douglas Bruce at the turn of the last century, in their first appearances in print. Offprints from the Proceedings of the Modern Language Association of America, bound together for their author, original printed front covers retained, with a presentation autograph postcard from J. Douglas Bruce to Professor J. W. Bright of Johns Hopkins (President of the Modern Language Association of America in 1902, the year of the presentation of these two texts. The contents are: 1 -- 'De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian roma... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 4 with Steel Engraving of Delaware Water Gap by Hinshelwood after Granville Perkins

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38668

Condition: Good


73-96 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 4 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 73 through 96 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. ... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 5 with Steel Engraving The Rocky Mountains by Hinshelwood after Whitteredge

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38669

Condition: Good


97-120 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 5 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 97 through 120 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country.... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 14 with Steel Engraving of City of Louisville

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38671

Condition: Good


313-336 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 14 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 313 through 336 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our count... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 20 with Steel Engraving of Mouth of the Moodna on the Hudson

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38672

Condition: Good


457-480 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 20 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 457 through 480 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our count... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 25 with Steel Engraving of Philadelphia from Belmont

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38673

Condition: Good


9-32 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 25 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 9 through 32 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. ... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 30 with Steel Engraving of Lake Superior engraved by Hinshelwood after William Bart

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38674

Condition: Good


129-152 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition, but for faint tide mark at margin of upper outside corner. This is Part 30 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 129 through 152 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, ... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 40 with Steel Engraving of The Smoky Mountains

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38676

Condition: Good


369-392 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separated at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 40 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 369 through 392 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our countr... View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 42 with Steel Engraving of East Rock New Haven

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38677

Condition: Good


417-440 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separated at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 42 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 417 through 440 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our countr... View more info

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A STRANGE STORY (Two volumes bound as one)

By: Bulwer Lytton, Sir Edward

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1861-62

Seller ID: 39507

Condition: Very Good


Collection of British Authors No. 569; (iv), 1-300; x, 1-390 pages; Former owner's name in pencil at top of titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in contemporary binding of quarter tan leather over marbled boards, five raised bands at spine, green and red leather spine labels with gilt lettering. Leather rubbed along spine and corners. OCLC: 9618199 Todd and Bowden 569e* and 570b. Volume 1 published in 1861; Volume 2 published in 1862. Issue points: both volumes have the "1" at the foot of the first page of text and the statement "Printing Offices of the Publisher" and o... View more info

Image for SKETCHES OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY - Sacred and Profane, From the Creation of the World to the Year 1818 of the Christian Era, ... extended to the year 1822

SKETCHES OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY - Sacred and Profane, From the Creation of the World to the Year 1818 of the Christian Era, ... extended to the year 1822

By: Butler, Frederick

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Hartford, Oliver D. Cooke: 1822

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 39402

Condition: Very Good-


412 pages; Text and plates unmarked and tight in original full leather binding with gilt at spine (crazed), rubbed at extremeties and edges of spine. Quite a charming early 19th century American binding. Former owner's name in pencil on rear endpaper, "The End" written in ink on last page of text, , scattered foxing, one signature protrudes slightly, lacks ffep. Frontispiece engraving depicts Nebuchadnezzar's Vision of the Image; additional full page plates include: Death of Cesar, William Tell, Discovery of America, Inauguration of President Washington, Death of Lews XVI, Conflagrati... View more info

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Le Cabinet secret de l'histoire Quatrieme serie

By: Cabanès, [Augustin] Docteur

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Paris, A. Maloin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38613

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to Georges Cain [1856-1919] artist and author, who wrote a number of histories of Paris in the early years of the twentieth century. Someone has tipped an illustration by Cain and a short biography of the artist to the bottom of the half title page with the inscription, and there is a mark from cellophane tape (removed) to the gutter of this leaf and the original front wrapper. The binding is clean and handsome -- with the bookplate of Catherine Teiton on the front paste-down endpaper... View more info

Image for Le Portefeuille Vert ou Recueil de contes et d'entretiens, à l'usage de la jeunesse, par Campe  Traduit de l'allemand par Mlle S. Trémadeure...

Le Portefeuille Vert ou Recueil de contes et d'entretiens, à l'usage de la jeunesse, par Campe Traduit de l'allemand par Mlle S. Trémadeure...

By: Campe, Joachim Heinrich [1746-1818] ; Sophie Ulliac-Trémadeure, trans.

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Paris, Locard et Davi: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39468

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 280 pages; Contemporary full calf, covers with a decorative border of a rule and floral tools in gilt, flat spine paneled with pairs of gilt rules and all-over tooling, brown marbled endpapers, edges decoratively marbled to match. Spine worn and repaired, with a half inch piece missing and the bottom edge. Frontispiece, title vignette and four full page engraved plates. Joachim Heinrich Campe (1746 – 1818) was a German writer, linguist, educator and publisher. He was tutor to the von Humboldt family, and briefly tutored Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt, was associated with Joha... View more info

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CATALOGUE DES PLANTES DE FRANCE, de Suisse et de Belgique

By: Camus, E. G

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Paris, Dupont, Lechevalier: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39078

Condition: Very Good


vii, (1), 325, (1) pages; Camus was a member of the Societe Botanique de France, laureat of the Academie des Science and a Pharmacien de Premiere Classe. He is perhaps best known for his work with Orchids and also Bamboo. This was the first catalogue of the flora of France to appear after that of Grenier and Godron in 1855. The text is printed only in one column leaving the other blank for the addition of the reader's own notes and observations (though none have been entered). Modern plain gray boards with printed spine label, original green wrappers bound in. ; Experience the pleasure of read... View more info

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BOTANICON GALLICUM seu Synopsis Plantarum in Flora Gallica descriptarum - Two Volume Set

By: Candolle, Augustin Pyramidus de ; [ J. E. Duby ]

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Paris, Desray: 1828

Seller ID: 39079

Condition: Very Good


Editio secunda. Ex herbariis et schedis candollianis propriisque digestum a J. E. Duby Two volume set published 1828 and 1830. Davy de Virville 245. Pritzel 1470. Red spines over marbled boards with black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. 19th century engraved heraldic bookplate of Adolphe Toulouse on front pastedown of each volume. Contents clean and secure in bindings; bindings rubbed at extremities, spine label of second volume chipped at corner, label removed from rear endpaper of second volume, text blocks clean & tight. Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778 – 1... View more info

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THE INNER LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN - Six Months at the White House

By: Carpenter, Franceis B.

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1869

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 39648

Condition: Good


Former owner's name on ffep in pencil - "A. D. Warren / East Killingly, CT" owner of the A.D. Warren Thread company of Worcester, Mass. Contents are clean and tight in original light brown cloth binding, cloth is worn and rippled. chipped at spine ends, and gilt lettering at spine had rubbed away. Artist Francis B. Carpenter came to the White House in 1864 to create a painting to commemorate the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. He spent several months set up in the state dining room paintng and observing Lincoln at work and listening to the many anecdotes and recitations L... View more info

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A SELECTION OF GLEES, PART SONGS, ETC compiled for the F.F.R.N. by Mr. G.C. Carter

By: Carter, Mrs. G. C.

Price: $74.94

Publisher: [London], (Chiswick Press): c. 1870

Seller ID: 40525

Condition: Very Good


46 pages; In modern tan buckram, with title stamped in gilt on a red label mounted to the front cover, cream endpapers, all edges gilt (this appears to be contemporary with the volume). A handsome book, in black letter throughout, with running titles and decorative initials in red. No musical notation. A scarce mid-nineteenth century book, attributed to the Chiswick press in the single OCLC listing [see OCLC: 12884548, from the Bailey Library, University of Vermont]. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it... View more info

Histoire des Monts de Pieté Avec des Réflexions sur la Nature de des Établissemens

By: Cerreti, [Giovanni Battista]

Price: $349.94

Publisher: Padova, Padoue: 1752

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41493

Condition: Very Good


xii, 153 pages; Contemporary pattern-printed paper-covered boards backed with calf -- flat spine with dark red leather label lettered in gilt. Binding somewhat worn, with erosion at the head of the spine, and at the corners and edges of the boards. Old round institutional stamp on the title page, with somewhat smaller "redactio" stamp. Two old shelf mark notations on the title page; the round institutional stamp is repeated at the lower blank margin of p. 51. Still, a sound, complete and handsome copy of this scarce book on the history of the monts de pieté -- pawn-shop like establ... View more info

Image for ASSEMBLEE ELECTORALE DE PARIS -- 18 NOVEMBRE 1790 - 15 JUIN 1791. Proces-verbaux de l'election des juges, des administrateurs, du procureur syndic, de l'eveque, des cures, du president du tribunal criminel et de l'accusateur public.  Publies d'apres les originaux des Archives Nationales, avec des notes historiques et biographiques.

ASSEMBLEE ELECTORALE DE PARIS -- 18 NOVEMBRE 1790 - 15 JUIN 1791. Proces-verbaux de l'election des juges, des administrateurs, du procureur syndic, de l'eveque, des cures, du president du tribunal criminel et de l'accusateur public. Publies d'apres les originaux des Archives Nationales, avec des notes historiques et biographiques.

By: Charavay, Etienne

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Paris, Maison Quantin: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38814

Condition: Very Good+


Half calf over marbled boards. A very nice example in an attractive leather binding one small scrape to marbled boards, marbled endpapers, original printed wrappers bound in. OCLC: 10521162 "Cet ouvrage comprend trois parties: 1° un précis historique ou j'ai résumé les faits qui ont précédé l'Assemblée électorale et ceux qui se sont accomplis pendant les diverses sessions de cette assemblée; 2° la liste critique des électeurs de 1790; 3° les procès-verbaux de l'Assemblée électorale du département et du district de Paris, du 18 novembre 1790 au 15 juin 1791"--Page [i].... View more info

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REMARQUES SUR LES AFFAIRES DU MOMENT

By: Chateaubriand, [Francois Rene] De ; [1768-1848]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Paris, Chez Le Normant: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39180

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 2 preliminary leaves (half title and title) & 36 pp. Disbound, but complete. With small stab-holes in the gutters of the leaves from previous stab-sewing. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info