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Marino Faliero, Doge Of Venice. An Historical Tragedy In Five Acts. With Notes - The Prophecy Of Dante, A Poem [bound With] The Island, Or Christian And His Comrades. [Queen Adelaide's Copy with Signature and Bookplate]

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, John Murray & John Hunt: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29398

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; [ASSOCIATION COPY - Queen Adelaide with her bookplate and signature] 1821 & 1823. John Murray & John Hunt. Two volumes in one, including the more difficult John Hunt published "The Island". 1st edition, 1st variant of Marino Faliero with Doge speech in 151 in 5 1/2 lines. Soundly bound in period 1/2 polished calf over marbled paper boards; ruling across spine in gilt and blind with black morocco title label. "Faliero" bound wit... View more info

Masonic Discourses: Containing: an Inaugural and Valedictory Address As Grand Master; And, Addresses on Occasions of Grand Visitations

By: Chandler, Joseph R. (Grand Master Of Masons For Pennsylvania)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Barrington & Haswell: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0001253

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Original blue cloth boards ornately blind decorated both front and rear. Spine blind ruled and gilt stamped. From the collection of Civil War calvalry General, John Weidman, with a fraternal gift inscription to him on the front endpg from William H Adams, dated 1857. An exceptionally neat copy; quite tight and bright. Blemishes limited to these: very slighty stressed cloth at the spine ends; front board fore corners just very lightly... View more info

A Famous Forgery, Being the Story of "the Unfortunate" Doctor Dodd (With Engraved Bookplate of Rodman Wannamaker)

By: Fitzgerald, Percy

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14439

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; In a fine binding of 1/2 polished blue calf and marbled, blue paper covered boards. Spine in six panels with two morocco labels brightly lettered in gilt. Other panels decorated with rose and garland gilt tooling. Attractive heraldic bookplate of Rodman Wanamaker is mounted to the front pastedown. Contents bright and clean. Leather over corners and spine is lightly rubbed at spine edges and ends; slighly heavier rubbing at corner tip... View more info