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An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called Quakers

By: Barclay, Robert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, Knowles and Vose: 1840

Seller ID: 19934

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 587 pages; Bound in full leather, but with both boards detached. Leather at spine browned and chipping. Front endpage toned and brittle along the edges. 2nd free endpage very handsomely adorned withy a large, geometric manuscript bookplate, of Abraham Keyser at Germantown, dated 1846. First several free endpages loose. Text block sound - with light to moderate foxing. Candidate for rebacking; notable for the fine handrendered bookplate. G+ View more info

As the Light Led

By: Baskett, James Newton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21700

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 392 pages; Snugly bound in publisher's heavy blue cloth, ornately embellished with pictorial vine and berry designs in gilt and green to cover and spine. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Just very mild shelf evidence to boards at edges. Mild foxing to the untrimmed page bolock edges. Armorial bookplate with Fowler name and "Watch and Pray" motto is mounted to the front pastedown. VG copy View more info

The Bay Psalm Book, Being a Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition, Printed by Stephen Page, At Cambridge, in New England, in 1640

By: Book, Bay Psalm

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The New England Society: 1903

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 37273

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; HC 1st edition thus. Prior ownership of noted book collector Roderick Terry with his handsome pictorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Subsequent owner's printed bookplate slightly overlaps Terry's at the top corner. Generally sound and neat in publisher's 1/4 brown cloth backed spine and tan paper covered boards; titles in gilt to spine. Partial split in the rear endpaper joint; light toning to the rear endpages. Edges untrimmed. VG- View more info

A History of Egypt; from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest [Karl Kup Copy with Bookplate]

By: Breasted, James Henry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1935

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 36971

Condition: Very Good-


Color frontis and fold maps, plates and photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 634 pages; 2nd revised edition. Soundly bound in original decorative pictorial blue cloth. Design to cover in red and dark blue with an extra gilt design to spine. Prior ownership of art historian and curator of collections NYPL - Karl Kup, with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Cloth lightly sunned and fading at spine; binding slightly cocked in the spine. Short closed tear to... View more info

Oeuvres Du Comte Antoine Hamilton : Tome Troisiemme [III]. : : With Suite Des Quatre Facardins Et De Zeneyde

By: Hamilton, Antoine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Antoine-Augustin Renouard: 1812

Seller ID: 23804

Condition: Good


Frontis engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 391; xvi, 112 pp. Tome 3 only of a 3 volume set. 1/4 leather and marbled paper covered boards. With tissue guarded engraved frontis. Leather over spine complete but with a horizontal tear across the spine, with the lower 1/3 tenuously attached. Scattered mild foxing in text block. Armorial bookplate of James Tobin Bush to the front pastedown. G+ View more info

Times Laughingstocks and Other Verses [With Bookplates of Pickford Waller and John Stuart Groves]

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan,: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36965

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages; Soundly bound in original green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and TH monogrammed device to upper board.Prior ownership of noted nouveau designer, Pickford Waller, with his pictorial bookplate designed by James Guthrie mounted to the front pastedown. Later ownership of Delaware book collector John Stuart Groves with his small, gilt tooled leather bookplate at the top edge of the front pastedown. Mild split to front endpa... View more info

Henry C, Pitz; The Art of the Book

By: Likos, Patricia

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Chadds Ford, PA, Brandywine River Museum: 1988

Seller ID: 29330

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 40 pages; Oversize paperback in matte title lettered covers with decorative borders. Bright snug and neat. Profusely illustrated with b&w examples of Pitz's book illustrations. Neat unmarked copy feels and appears unread and about as new. F View more info

The Select Dialogues of Lucian, to Which is Added, a New Literal Translation in Latin, with Notes in English. [Manuscript Calligraphy Bookplate (Bernhard C. Wolff & John R. Cooke) ]

By: Murphy, Edward (Trans & Notes) & Lucian, Of Samosata

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Joseph James: 1789

Seller ID: 31708

Condition: Fair


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 270 pages; Bound in marbled paper boards and calf leather backstrip; probably rebacked and resewn in the mid 1800's. Lacking the final printed leaf of the 2nd part (pg 99/100) as well as front and rear endpages and half-title page. Mounted to the verso of the title page is a large manuscript bookplate partly in calligraphy- "Bernhard C. Wolff's Book presented by John R. Cooke, Esq." Wolff was involved in the revolutionary war as a t... View more info

My Musical Life [Bookplate of Gustav Klemm (Composer) ]

By: Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich; Carl Van Vechten, (Ed. ) ; Judah A. Joffe (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37159

Condition: Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 389 pages; Soundly bound in original decorative pictorial cloth. Handsome pictorial bookplate to the front pastedown of composer, Gustav Klemm. Cloth and titles and pictorial design faded at spine; bubbling to cloth crown of spine. Some professional pencil editor notations scattered in the text. Contents generally clean in a sound binding with striking bookplate. Good only View more info

Chimneypieces and Ingle Nooks; Their Design and Ornamentation.

By: Rothery, Guy Cadogan

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1911

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29021

Condition: Very Good


Photographs, drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; 1st US edition, from UK plates. Snugly bound in original olive green cloth with decorative architectonic panel designs in cream to cover and spine with title lettering brightly in gilt. Title and front matter printed in blue and black. Distinctive fraktur style bookplate of highly regarded historian of early American folk art and architecture, Henry Kauffman, is mounted to the front pastedown. Cloth lightly cri... View more info

I am a Camera

By: Van Druten, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1951

Seller ID: 28985

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; HC in original red cloth with photo pictorial scene mounted en frame to cover board; title design in gilt and gray to spine. Handsome etched pictorial bookplate of Loraine and Simon Leopold mounted to front endpage. Cloth at spine a bit dulled; shelf rub to cloth at corners and spine ends with light threadbaring at spine ends. Light toning to page stock and trace foxing to page block edges. Loraine Leopold's manuscipt ownership to fr... View more info