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A SELECTION OF RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS Catalogue 59 1936

By: Robinson, William H.

Price: $19.96

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 A signed presentation copy of Darwin's Journal of Researches, Aldine Press Psalterion, an unpublished manuscript ...on the Indian Trade in the Charikees (1717), Strange and Dangerous Voyage of Capt.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: $24.96

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: $24.96

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: $24.96

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