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Postal Rare Book Auction

By: Old Authors Shop

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Montreal, Old Authors Shop: 1936

Seller ID: 42253

Condition: Very Good


Clean and secure in original printed blue wrappers, faint crease at center, short closed tear on first pag of text. Thiscatalog contains 335 entries of rare books, papers and documents offerred for sale by the Old Authors Book Shop of Montreal and Halifax. Among the treasures are Voltaire's Candide (London, 1771), Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of the Grotesque (Phila., 1840), interesting letter from President Theodore Roosevelt to Judge McDonald on America's preparedneww for war, Martin Luther original German Bible (Wittemburg, 1551), etc. View more info

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History and the Social Sciences - A Catalogue of Available Publications

By: Oxford University Press

Price: $7.94

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39717

Condition: Very Good


88 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers, but for marginal lines next to seven items marked for acquisition. Former owner Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and was a librarian at the Law Library of Harvard University and later for decades at the Law Library of Library of Congress. View more info

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Catalog 1933- 1934 - The Palmer Company, Educational Publishers

By: Palmer Company

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Palmer Company: 1933

Seller ID: 40872

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed self-wrappers, wrappers toned at edges. View more info

Reference Books and Bibliographies - List 14

By: Reichner, Herbert

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Herbert Reichner: 1950

Seller ID: 39709

Condition: Very Good


80 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. 1463 items listed. View more info

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Magyar Neprajzi Bibliografia Bibliography of Hungarian Ethnography 1993-1994

By: Reka, Nagy

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Néprajzi Múzeum: 1996

Seller ID: 39823

Condition: Fine


168 pages; Clean and tight in original yellow printed wrappers. ; 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

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Magyar Neprajzi Bibliografia Bibliography of Hungarian Ethnography 1997-1998

By: Reka, Nagy

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Neprajzi Muzeum/Museum of Ethnography: 2000

Seller ID: 40446

Condition: Fine


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. ; 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

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United States Aviation Policy: A Selective Bibliography

By: Renstrom, Arthur G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress, Aeronautics Division: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41748

Condition: Very Good


58 pages; Clean and tight in original printed blue wrappers with gray cloth tape spine, paper toned. Bibliographic Section titles include: Aircraft Industry, Air Transportation, Military and Naval Aviation, and Government Organization. ; 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

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Appunti Bio-Bibliografici su alcuni Umanisti Pugliese dei Secoli XV e XVI

By: Rhodes, Dennis E

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Bari/Santo Spirito, Edizioni Del Centro Librario: 1970

Seller ID: 36974

Condition: Very Good+


5 pages; Estratto dalla Rassegna Pugliese, Anno V, nn. 7-9, Luglio-Septtembre 1970. Dennis E. Rhodes was Deputy Keeper in the British Library and a prolific contributor to scholarly study of printing in Italy. ; 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

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ALFRED CHILTON PEARSON 1861-1935

By: Richards, G. C

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford Amen House: 1935

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 36951

Condition: Very Good


17 pages; A memorial tribute From the Proceedings of the British Academy. Volume XXI. Printed by John Johnson at the University Press, Oxford. OCLC: 40738455 Alfred Chilton Pearson (8 October 1861 – 2 January 1935) was an English classical scholar, noted for his work on Greek tragedy. Despite a life spent outside academia, Pearson was elected in 1919 as the Gladstone Professor of Greek at the University of Liverpool, subsequently becoming in 1921 the Regius Professor of Greek at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Trinity College. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and apprec... View more info

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A SELECTION OF RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS Catalogue 59 1936

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38782

Condition: Good


100 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Wrappers are dust soiled and stained at edges, including a marginal damp stain at inner edge (2" long, 3/4" deep). A signed presentation copy of Darwin's Journal of Researches, Aldine Press Psalterion, an unpublished manuscript ...on the Indian Trade in the Charikees (1717), Strange and Dangerous Voyage of Capt. Thomas James (1633), etc. View more info

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MISCELLANEOUS OLD BOOKS Offerred at Attractive Prices - Part I: English Literature, etc. and Part II: Americana Catalogue 61 1937

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38784

Condition: Very Good


82 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. 698 items. Ackerman's Oxford and its Colleges (1814), Bunyan's Defense of the Doctrine (1672), Meares' Voyages in Years 1788 and 1789 (1790), Catesby'sNatural History of Carolina (1754), etc. View more info

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RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS Catalogue 62 1937

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson, Bookseller: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38785

Condition: Very Good


104 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly dust soiled; damp stain affecting last six leaves and back wrapper. 154 items. 8 full page illustrations on photographic stock, 2 folding plates, several in text illustrations, illustrations printed on interior wrappers and on exterior rear wrapper. Some items included: early manuscript of Piers Ploughman (1395), Agricola's Re Metallica (1556), Alken's Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders (1815), Cortes' Second Letter (1524). Horae (unrecorded boo of hours with magnificent woodcuts - 1521), etc. View more info

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ENGLISH & FOREIGN LITERATURE Catalogue 63 1937

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson, Bookseller: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38786

Condition: Very Good


102 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Wrappers dust soiled. 213 items. One double page illustration on photographic stock, a few in text illustrations. Some items included: Pliny's Historia Naturalis (1472), a run of the Newspaper "The Prices of Merchandise in London" (October 1, 1668 - Dec. 23rd, 1669); View of the Title to Indiana (1779), First English edition of Euclid's Geometrie (1570), the earliest (?) pictorial vocabulary Latin-English Vocabularyw/ 66 pen drawings (15th century), Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Isla... View more info

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A Selection of BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS remarkable for their Fine Condition Catalogue 65 1938

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson, Bookseller: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38787

Condition: Very Good-


81 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Wrappers dust soiled, foxed. 81 items. Illustrations throughout. Some items included: Milton's [Lycidas] Justa Edovardo King Naufrago (1638), Cicero's Ad M. Brutum & Ceteros Epistole (1470), Alexander Pope's A Paraphrase on Thomas A Kempis (17?? autograph manuscript), John Josselyn's Account of Two Voyages to New England (1674), Filson's Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucky (1793), etc. View more info

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RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS Catalogue 69

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson, Bookseller: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38788

Condition: Very Good-


116 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Wrappers dust soiled, foxed. 194 items. Several illustrations. Some items included: The Aldine Aristophanes (1498), a rare Broadsheet by William Blake "Little Tom the Sailor ((1800), Richard Bury's Philobiblon (1599), John Knox's First Blast of the Trumpet against the monstrous Regiment of Women (1558), early Portulan Chart of the Coast of North Carolina (1657), Ronsard's Discours a Treshault et Trespuissant Prince, Monseigneur le Duchesse de Savoye (Estienne, 1559), etc. View more info

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RARE BOOKS Offerred for Sale Catalogue 56

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson, Bookseller: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38789

Condition: Very Good-


76 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Wrappers dust soiled, foxed. 206 items. Illustrations. Some items included: True Declaration of the Estate of the Colonie in Virginia (1610), True and Historical Narrative of the Colony of Georgia (1741), Duns Scotus' Quodlibeta (1474), Milton's Paradise Regained (1671), Narrative of the Base and Inhuman Arts practiced upon the Brain of Habbakkuk Hilding (1752), etc. View more info

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AMERICAN LAWS, ACTS, LEGISLATIVE JOURNALS, LEGAL COMPILATIONS, STATUTES, AND TRIALS

By: Rosenbach Company

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Rosenbach Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38746

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original pale green wrappers, one tiny chip at top edge of rear wrapper. One of the wonderful catalogues issued by Rosenbach Company filled with treasures very few contemporaries of A. S. W. Rosenbach had the opportunity to handle and most modern booksellers will never see in the trade. This catalogue focuses on historical legal items. OCLC: 7806334 View more info

A List of Serials including Publications of the International Labour Office, League of Nations, Permanent Court Catalog No. 13 (Spring, 1950)

By: Rothman, Fred B.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Fred B. Rothman & Co., Booksellers: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39669

Condition: Very Good


15 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Fred B. Rothman founded Rothman & Co, Booksellers in 1945 in lower Manhattan after leaving New York University where he had been law librarian for seven years. Though Rothman began business dealing exclusively in used legal books and periodicals, the business soon grew to encompass sales of newly published material and eventually to include publishing such material. This catalogue is from the early years and contains listings for 341 items. On the rear wrapper is the address label of Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used t... View more info

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THE LADIES, GOD BLESS THEM - Recollections of American Women Book Collectors. Limited Edition of 1000 copies

By: RYSKAMP, Charles

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Grolier Club: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42028

ISBN: 0910672733

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


24 pages; Text of a talk given by Charles Ryskamp on 18 April 2007. Clean and tight in original printed wrappers in dustwrapper with two small closed tears at top edge. View more info

MEMOIRES DE LITTERATURE [with six engraved plates and four vignettes of printing presses] Par M. De S**

By: Sallengres, Albert Henri de

Price: $274.94

Publisher: La Haye, Henri du Sauzet: 1715-1717

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42109

Condition: Very Good-


Engravings; 1000+ pages; Two volume set comprising four parts with separate titlepages. Title pages printed in red and black. Bound in contemporary full calf, five raised bands at spines; title and volume number labels missing, decorative stamping to compartments, but most gilt rubbed/flaked away; leather rubbed at extremeties and worn away at hinges and spine ends. (xviii), 207, (i), (iv), 211-464, (xii); (x), 240; (vi), 299, (v) pp. Illustrated with two frontispieces by Frans van Bleyswyck (duplicates - one in each volume), four title page vignettes (of printing presses), and four engrave... View more info