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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 Garland of Defeat [Bookplate of Amelia Day Campbell Parker]

By: Bennett, Florence Mary; (Mrs. Louis Francis Anderson) & [Elisha Brown Bird, Bookplate]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harold Vinal Limited: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29286

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Snugly bound in original light gray cloth with title lettering at spine and lettered garland design to cover in dark blue. Armorial engraved bookplate created by Elisha Brown Bird for Amelia Day Campbell Parker is mounted to the front pastedown. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends; cloth at spine a trifle toned. Notable for the Bird designed bookplate. Amelia Day Campbell was a prominent civic and political figure whose second marria... 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

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

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