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Die Geschichte Des Grossen Stifters Des Christenthums, Jesus, Unsers Gottlichen Erretters : Der Zeitordnung Nach in Einer Freyern Uebersetzung Aus Den Vier Evangelien. Zwei Bande; Volumes I & II Bound Together

By: N/A

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Passau, Mangoldischen Hofbuchdruckerei: 1791

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 13565

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 746 pages; Passau, Mangoldischen Hofbuchdruckerei; 1791. 2 volumes bound as 1. Paged continuously [4] 1 - 746; with seperate title pages for the volumes. Squat, stout volume in period patterned paper over boards. Binding sound and snug with boards sound in joints. Paper over boards rubbed over spine edges with flaking and light chipping; boards visible at spine edges but remaining well bound. Scattered toning and foxing to text is generally mil... View more info

Falconry and Art

By: Chamerlat, Christian Antoine De

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11728

ISBN: 0856673382

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Facsimile paintings, engravings; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tal; 254 pages; 1987 Sotheby's Publications, London. Oversize HC/DJ 1st edition. Profusely illustrated with reproductions and detail of art work spanning 15 centuries. Original green cloth with titling in gilt to spine. Pictorial dust jacket has some ruffling, shallow chipping and short tears to edges. Rear endpage partially split in gutter but archivally mended with Japanese binder's paper. Prior owner name ... View more info

Diary of King Philip's War, 1675-76

By: Church, Benjamin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chester, CT, Published for the Little Compton Historical Society [by] Pequot Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12069

ISBN: 0871060523

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; HC/DJ. Inscribed on the verso by the editors, Alan and Mary Simpson and dated 1976. Solid clean copy in original yellow cloth with titles brightly in green at spine. Pictorial dust jacket just lightly rubbed edges with a short closed tear lower edge front panel and a hint of sunning to the spine panel. Illustrated with pictorial map endpages, facsimile documents and photographs. Touch of rub to cloth at tips. VG++/VG; Signed by Edito... View more info

William Gifford, Tory Satirist, Critic and Editor,

By: Clark, Roy Benjamin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell: 1967

Seller ID: 0919W259595

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; 1967 Russell & Russell HC in blue cloth binding. Square snug copy; deaccesioned from an academic college library with call lable base of spine, bookplate front pastedown and mild card pocket removal scar rear pastedown. Solid clean copuy appears perhaps never checked out or read. VG- View more info

Recording the Celebration of the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of the Institution of the Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, Pa. And the One-Hundred-fiftieth Anniversary of the First Meeting of the Continental Congress

By: Company, Carpenters' (Ed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carpenters' Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 12777

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages; [SIGNED] 1925 Carpenters' Company. Limited edition, #537 of an unstated limitation. Lengthy inscription to front free endpage by the 1926 Carpenters president A Raymond Raff. Royal blue cloth binding with titles very brightly in gilt to cover and spine, Sharp edges and corners. Illustrated with photographs. Hint of shelf rub at spine ends. Very handsome example. NF; Signed by Partner View more info

The American's Guide: : Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation; the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union. viz. Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, [Etc]

By: David M Hogan, Ed

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. Towar & D. M. Hogan: 1830

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26083

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 428 pages; 2nd edition issued by this publisher. (First was in 1828). Soundly bound in original full calf leather with a chipped morocco title label to spine. Label is missing the front 1/3 with reamining lettering - Ameri / Constitu/ - . Prior owner's mid 19th century (Ohio) bookplate mounted to front pastedown; an adhesion abrasion/chip to the front endpage. Endpages complete. An early leaf has a closed horizontal tear across the page whic... View more info

Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History & Technology

By: Davis, Audrey & Toby Appel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11856

ISBN: 091549700X

Condition: Very Good


Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology: No. 41; Photographs, facsimile engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 103 pages; 1979 Smithsonian Institution Press. Oversized paperback. Solid, clean copy with mild rub to spine edges and light general shelf evidence. A trifle sunned at spine. Prior owner's small name stamp in the gutter of page iii. Uncommon volume is illustrated throughout with photos of unusual early devices as well as facsimiles of drawings and engrav... View more info

Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

By: Deane, C.V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20524

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 145 pages; Square, sound and neat in nice pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name penned neatly to mildly toned front endpage. Trace shelfrub and toning to jacket. VG+/VG++. View more info

History of Lebanon, N.H., 1761-1887

By: Downs, Charles A.

Price: $79.50

Publisher: Concord, NH, Rumford Printing Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12283

Condition: Very Good+


Maps, photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 459 pages; 1908 Rumford Printing; Concord, NH. 1st edition in a printing of only 1500 copies. Original heavy black cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine and rules in blind to boards. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks. Just minimal shelf rub to cloth at spine ends. A tiny bump/nick to the lower edge of the cover board. Illustrated with numerous portrait photographs. Fold-out map at rear is immaculate. ... View more info

American Furniture; Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum

By: Downs, Joseph & Henry Francis Du Pont

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1978

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 30804

ISBN: 0517243296

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize HC/DJ. Reprint. Snugly bound and neat in clean crisp edged dust jacket. Just mild wear to jacket edges. Boards slightly shelf tapped at corners. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Neat unmarked copy. NF/NF ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, With Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men

By: Ellis, Franklin and Samuel Evans

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Everts & Peck: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35645

Condition: Very Good-


Maps; engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1101 pages; Massive 4to HC in original cloth boards, professionally rebacked with original leather spine laid onto fresh morocco leather. 1st edition. Contents bright and neat; all folding maps, lithographed views and engraved portraits present and in very attractive condition. Some tissue guards chipped or missing but on balance this a very handsome and well preserved copy, one of the best we have seen. Ships with expanded ... View more info

Anti Muratorius Sive Confutatio Muratorianae Disputationis De Rebus Liturgicis Ad Salomonem Deylingium

By: Ernesti, Johann August

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Lipsiae; Leipzig, J. Wendler: 1755

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12791

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 176 pages; Leipzig, J Wendler; 1755. Bound in contemporary hand marbled paper covered boards. Sound and complete with bright clean pages. Prior owner surname penned to margin of title page. 19th century bookplate of the Gettysburg Theological Seminary mounted to the front pastedown. Faded, hand lettered paper label at crown of spine. Head and tailpieces. Paper over boards rubbed and lightly chipped at spine; corners a little bumped. Overall ... View more info

European Settlement and Development in North America Essays on Geographical Change in Honour and Memory of Andrew Hill Clark

By: Gibson, James R.

Price: $16.49

Publisher: Toronto, Univ of Toronto Press: 1978

Seller ID: 12618

ISBN: 0802033571

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; 1978 Univ of Toronto Press. Trade paperback in glosy illustrated covers. Bright clean copy; no marks. Mild sunning to dpine edge. VG View more info

Semi-Centennial Almanac. from 1850 to 1899. Containing the State of the Weather, the Fruitfulness and Unfruitfulness of Each Season, and the Rise and Fall of the Markets for the Whole of Said Period

By: Groff, C. (Of Ohio)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1851

Seller ID: 18346

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1851 without printer or place given. In self-wraps with title page cover and a plain blue paper spine, as published. Light soiling to cover; blue paper over spine partially split but largely intact. Contents complete, clean and well sewn. Devotes on page per year to forecasts for weather, planting and harvesting conditions, vermin and illness etc. Scarce mid 19th century almanac; only one copy found among institutional holdingings, a copy at... View more info

20th Century American Folk Art; the Hemphill Collection

By: Hall, Michael D.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11544

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; b/w & color; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 112 pages; 1981 Milwaukee Art Museum. Lrger format paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Appears unread. Hint of shelf evidence at edges. NF or just short of as new. Includes several essays relating to the Hemphill collection, including a dialogue between Michael Hall and Herbert Hemphill Jr. Numerous examples illustrated with photographs in color and b/w. View more info

Stereography, Or, a Compleat Body of Perspective, in all its Branches; Teaching to Describe, by Mathematical Rules, the Appearances of Lines, Plain Figures, and Solid Bodies, Rectilinear, Curvilinear, and Mixed, in all Manner of Positions : Together with Their Projections or Shadows, and Their Reflections by Polished Planes

By: Hamilton, John

Price: $975.00

Publisher: London, Printed By W. Bowyer, and Sold By S. Austen: 1738

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20114

Condition: Very Good-


Folio 13" - 23" tall; 400 pages; London, Printed By W. Bowyer, and Sold By S. Austen; 1738. Folio. 2 volumes in 1, complete. With 130 folding, copperplate engraved plates. Period marbled paper boards, with professionally rebacked spine in sheep leather. Seven compartments and six raised bands; morocco title label to spine. [18], 37, [1], 400 pp. , (130 plates). Dedication, Preface, List of Subscribers, Abstaract, Errata, and 37 pp contents at front. Prepared for... View more info

The Life of General Lafayette

By: Headley, P. C.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Lee & Shepard: 1902

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 11645

Condition: Very Good+


Engraved frontis; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 380 pages; 1902 Lothrop Lee Shepard. HC. Reissue of the mid 19th century biography by Headley. Original heavy green linen covered boards with titles decoratively in black. Square, snug and neat. Just mildly shelf soiled cloth. Prior ownership in manuscript to the front endpage. Corners and edges sharp. A nice copy. VG+ View more info

The Beauties of Hervey; or, Descriptive, Picturesque and Instructive Passages, Selected from the Works of This Deservedly Admired Author...

By: Hervey, James (1714-58)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Robert Campbell: 1794

Seller ID: 25720

Condition: Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 218 pages; Full calf binding with black morocco title label to spine. Front board and first two blank detached but present. Half-title page bound in. Printer's pagination error for page 14 (41) has been corrected by a prior owner. Text block sound with moderate general toning and some occasional hand soiling. Lower front corner of pg 157/158 torn away but not affecting any text. Prior ownership of Mary Creigh in manuscript to pastedowns and ti... View more info

The Scotch-Irish of Northampton County, Pennsylvania

By: John Cunningham Clyde; Preston A Laury; Northampton County (Pa. ) Historical and Genealogical Society

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Easton PA, Northampton County Historical Genealogic: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13207

Condition: Very Good-


Volume I of Publications of Northampton County Historical Society; plates, maps, facsims., coat of arms; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 594 pages; 1926 Northampton County Historical Genealogic Society. HC. 1st edition. Volume I of Publications of Northampton County Historical Society. Includes unpublished manuscripts and a reprint of the published writings of Dr. John Cunningham Clyde. Illustrated with portraits, photographs, facsimile documents etc. Solid clean copy in orig... View more info

Distaff Sketch Book - A Collection of Notes and Sketches on Women's Dress in America 1774-1783

By: Klinger, Robert L.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Pioneer Press: 1974

Seller ID: 12711

Condition: Very Good


BW Drawings & Patterns; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages; 1974 Pioneer Press. Oversize saddlestapled paperback with illustrated card covers. Book is bright, tight and without markings. Thin outline of shelf soiling to cover at edges. Appears unread. VG View more info