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Les Petits Bearnais; Ou Lecons De Morale Convenables a La Jeunesse: Tome 3 & 4

By: Delafaye (Brehier) , Julie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Alexis Eymery: 1820

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 30135

Condition: Good+


Hand colored engravings; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 532 pages; Two volumes in one; tomes 3 & 4. 1/4 leather over grained paper covered boards. Slight loss of text to pages 179-80 of vol 3. 8 handcolored copper plate engravings. Board edges lightly rubbed with corners sligtly abraded and rounded. Partial cracking to internal hinges. 248 & 284 pp. G+ View more info

The Life of an Actor; The Poetical Descriptions by T. Greenwood; Embellished with Twenty-Seven Characteristic Scenes, Etched by Theodore Lane

By: Egan, Pierce; Theodore Lane (Illust) and T. Greenwood

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Pickering and Chatto: 1892

Edition: reissue

Seller ID: 19434

Condition: Very Good-


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 257 pages; HC reissue of the 1825 edition, with full complement of 27 hand colored plates. In publisher's red cloth with ruling in black and title lettering and pictorial vignette in yellow to cover. Title lettering at spine largely flaked/rubbed away, being present mostly in blind. Acidic endpages are rather toned and a bit brittle. Endpages complete and sound; cotnets generally neat, though two or three plates are loose and a little fu... View more info

The Chaplet of Literary Gems; a Present Worthy of all Occasions [Gift Book]

By: Hale, Sarah J. and N. P. Willis; et. al.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Claremont, New Hampshire, Simeon Ide, Agent, Claremont Manufacturing Co.: 1851

Seller ID: 19975

Condition: Good


Hand colored plates; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 336 pages; Full red morocco binding with gilt borders in triple fillet and elaborate gilt floral motif to boards and spine. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 12 hand colored plates. Lrather rubbed and worn at spine and tips; a pronounced vertical stress crease to the spine. Contents complete, including endpages. Publisher has not bound in one plate called for and bound in a replacement not identified in the contents. Perh... View more info

The American Flora; Or History of Plants and Wild Flowers; Containing a Systematic and General Description, Natural History, Chemical and Medical Properties. [Bound with "Monthly Flora" (1846) Vol. I]

By: Strong, A. B.

Price: $975.00

Publisher: New York, Strong and Bidwell: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18599

Condition: Very Good


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Volume I - the 1st issue of Asa Strong's celebrated color-plate materia medica and American botanical. This example bound together with the first 44 pages of the short lived "Monthly Floral" color-plate botanical magazine published by Lewis & Brown in 1846. Bound together iIn a 19th century 3/4 leather and marbled paper boards. Strong's work is complete with plates, including hand colored frontis and extra title page, along with ... View more info