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Visits from the world of spirits; or interesting anecdotes of the dead.

By: Anonymous

Price: $1,200.00

Seller ID: 150308


London: printed for the proprietor; and sold by L. Wayland 1791. 1st ed., 12mo, 302 pp. A scarce volume “Containing very curious narratives of the appearances of many departed spirits on particular occasions, to friends, relations. &c. being an impartial survey of the most remarkable accounts of apparitions, dreams, ghosts, spectres, and visions. That have been recorded in several ages of the world; together with some originals. To which is prefixed, an introduction, b... View more info

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Third Reich Daggers, 1933 to 1945

By: Bowman, J.A.

Price: $132.50

Publisher: London, Imperial Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 17061912


1st ed., illustrated boards, 8vo. 485 pp..Pristine hardcover edition. A guide to identification and values. New copy; issued without dust jacket. Numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. [edition size unknown but believed to be 500] View more info

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Buck's Theological Dictionary

By: Buck, Rev. Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Joseph J. Woodward: 1831

Seller ID: 022006


'Woodward's New Edition published from the last London edition to which is added AN APPENDIX containing an Account of the Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbetyrian Churches in the United States to the Present Period.' Four engravings in front matter depict religious martyrdom's and tortures of the Inquisition. 8vo, leather, 624 pp. with gilt title and bands on spine. Containing 1,510 entries.Buck's Theological Dictionary, first published in London in 1802, sought to provide... View more info

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Of Englishe Dogges, the diversities, the names, the natures, and the properties. A Short Treatise written in latine by Johannes Caius

By: Caius, Johannes

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, A Bradley: 1880

Seller ID: 07151


A reprint of the earliest book on dogs in the English language, first published in 1576. Published in May 1880. 8vo. 1/4 cloth, gray boards. Leather imprinted spine. 1st thus. Good; a 1" diagonal crack across the upper right corner of front cover; front cover sunned. . Interior clean and bright. Title page only is in facsimile; the rest has been reset in new type View more info

Savage Automatic Pistols

By: Carr, James

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1969

Seller ID: 111101


1st ed. 8vo, copper cloth, 131 pp. Classic reference work on the 32 Savage automatic pistols [1907-1922]. Pristine copy in a lightly rubbed very good dust jacket. No tears or chips. View more info

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Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae,

By: Cooper, Thomas

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, 1584

Seller ID: c170370506


Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, ut nihil penè in eo desyderavi possit, quod vel Latinè complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglicè, toties aucta Eliotae B̆ibliotheca : opera & indistria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenensis; etc. etc. London: 1584. Thick folio. 867 leaves, text in double columns. unpaginated. Woodcut device on title page; woodcut initials. Early suede cover heavily worn with loss, notably loss of spine, [app... View more info

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Booksellers’ Marks / An Illustrated Book

By: Dingman, Larry

Price: $57.50

Publisher: Dinkytown Antiquarian Bookstore: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021801


1st edition (1986)97 pp. A limited edition of 447 copies, the book contains 444 reproductions of original book store marks, mostly from the late 19th century through World War II. Three original marks are tipped in. With an essay on Booksellers' Marks by Michael Adams and introduction by Dingman. Fine copy without d/w, as issued. View more info

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Wood-Engraving and Woodcuts.

By: Leighton, Clare.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Studio: 19332

Seller ID: vl17121606


1st ed., small 4to. Black cloth-backed illustrated boards; 96pp, tipped in photographs & b/w illustrations, An instruction manual on making wood prints followed by examples of work by Eric Gill; Clare Leighton; John Nash; Paul Gauguin; and others.). Very good: a band of toning 1.5” wide across top of covers; faded spine; no dustwrapper as issued View more info

Image for Bibliographie Instructive Ou Notice de Quelques Livres Rares Singuliers Et Difficiles Trouver, Avec Des Notes Historiques, Pour Connotre Et Distinguer Les Diffrentes Editions, Et Leur Valeur Dans Le Commerce; disposee par Francois de Los-Rios, Libraire a Lyon. [Unique and Hard to Find Rare Books With Historical Notes To Distinguish the Different Editions, And Their Value In The Trade.]

Bibliographie Instructive Ou Notice de Quelques Livres Rares Singuliers Et Difficiles Trouver, Avec Des Notes Historiques, Pour Connotre Et Distinguer Les Diffrentes Editions, Et Leur Valeur Dans Le Commerce; disposee par Francois de Los-Rios, Libraire a Lyon. [Unique and Hard to Find Rare Books With Historical Notes To Distinguish the Different Editions, And Their Value In The Trade.]

By: Los-Rios, Jean Francois de.

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: 150310


Avigon et Lyon, Seguin et chez l’auteur, 1777. 12mo, full vellum. 207 pp. An early guide to rare-book collecting; a priced-catalog of books sold by Jean-François de Los Rios, with annotations. de Los Rios (1727-1820) was a noted bookseller in Lyon, famously taking advantage of the dispersion of Jesuit libraries after the order was expelled from France in 1764. The Bibliographie instructive was one of his early works, published after more than 17 years as a bookseller ... View more info

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Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler / A Checklist and Bibliography of Their Paperback Appearances

By: Lovisi, Gary (ed.)

Price: $65.00

Seller ID: 040306


Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new. View more info

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A True Description Of All Trades Published in Frankfort in the Year 1568

By: Merganthaler Linotype Co.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Merganthaler Linotype Co: 1930

Edition: 1st thus.

Seller ID: dg17121606


12mo. One of 400 copies printed in Linotype Granjon on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Quarter parchment with marbled paper-covered boards." Reprint of the original which was published in Frankfort in 1568. Six engraved illustrations representing the printing trades: the printer, bookbinder, type-founder, papermaker, draughtsman and woodcutter as well as the original verses by Hans Sachs, a popular Nuremberg poet. With an additional leaf loosely laid in showing the text of tw... View more info

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The Epicurean: A Complete Treatise of Analytical and Practical Studies on the Culinary Art

By: Ranhofer, Charles

Price: $475.00

Publisher: NY, R. Ranhofer: 1912

Edition: 2d

Seller ID: m180315m


2d printing [first published 1894]. 1183 pp. Index; 800 illustrations. Publisher’s brown stamped cloth with gilt lettering. A massive compendium of recipes, ingredients, table and wine service, how to prepare and cook dishes, an index for marketing, menus. Ranhofer began his culinary career in Delomonico’s kitchen in the 1860s, and this massive work includes sample bills of fare from 1862-1894. A good+ copy in original leather gilt binding. Covers lightly rubbed on e... View more info

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A TYPOGRAPHIC JOURNEY The History of The Greenwood Press and Bibliography, 1934 - 2000

By: STAUFFACHER, Jack Werner

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1999

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: vl17122301


First Edition. Small 4to, dark blue-green cloth, paper spine label. 323 pages. Plain white dust jacket, except for spine title and large "G" on front. Limited to 450 unnumbered copies. Illustrated with photogeaphs. The definitive work on the Greenwood Press. Bibliographical Checklist. Index. Original prospectus laid in. Pristine copy in a fine D/w with a few light finger smudges on back of d/w. View more info

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The Invisible Art

By: Vaz, Mark and Barron, Craig

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2002

Seller ID: 061901


Near fine copy in good dust jacket. The book itself is near fine; no defects internally. The covers have some spots of shelf-rubbing on bottom edge, some light surface wear on front; also a very small black ink 'remainder' mark on bottom edge. The dust jacket is only good. 1" tear at bottom of front flap, 1/2" top front near spine, and smaller nicks and edge wear top and bottom; a few surface scratches on front and back.Near fine copy in good dust jacket. The book itself... View more info

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Table Games of Georgian and Victorian Days.

By: WHITEHOUSE, F. R. B

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Peter Garnett: 1951

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k0226f


1st ed. Small 4to, blue cloth lettered in gilt, 102 pp. Color frontispiece and 46 plates (6 color). Near fine copy in original marbled slip-case. The book itself has browning to end papers and half-title page, otherwise fine. Slip-case is very good with some toning and light edgewear. No d/w issued. View more info