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(ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY). Cheney, Ednah D[ow].
Louisa May Alcott, The Children’s Friend.
Boston: L. Prang & Co., (1888).,
Price: $200.00
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4to, original yellow linen, black lettering. Folding color frontis and 44 plates.
(AMERICAN TRADE CARDS). Jenny, Adele.
Early American Trade Cards from the Collection of Bella C. Landauer.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927.,
Price: $325.00
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8vo, disbound, 86 pages.
(ARAM, EUGENE). [Anonymous Editor and Compiler].
The Genuine Account of the Life and Trial of Eugene Aram, School-Master, for the Murder of Daniel Clark . . . [cover-title].
London: Published and Sold by W. Bristow, [1759].,
Price: $1,750.00
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3 vols, 8vo, later tan full polished calf, green and red morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering. Four folding maps. Half-titles present in vols 2 & 3.
(ASIA). Murray, Hugh.
Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Asia, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time.
Edinburgh: Archibald Constable; London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, etc., 1820.,
Price: $750.00
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8vo, original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering.
(AUSTRALIA). Perry, Richard.
Contributions to an Amateur Magazine in Prose and Verse.
London: L. Booth, 1857.,
Price: $425.00
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8vo, modern black quarter morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. Frontis and five plates.
(AUSTRALIA). Sargent, George E[Liel].
Frank Layton: An Australian Story . . .
London: Leisure House Office, [1865].,
Price: $300.00
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(BASEBALL). [Babcock Sidney, Attributed Author].
Juvenile Pastimes; or, Girls' and Boys' Book of Sports.
New Haven: Published by S. Babcock, 1849.,
Price: $1,250.00
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(BLOOMFIELD, ROBERT). Brayley, E[Dward] W[Edlake].
Views in Suffolk, Norfolk, and Northamptonshire; Illustrative of the Works of Robert Bloomfield . . . To Which is Annexed A Memoir of the Poet's Life.
London: Venor, Hood, and Sharpe, Poultry, 1806.,
Price: $250.00
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2 vols, 8vo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering.
(BYRON, GEORGE GORDON, LORD). Jeaffreson, John Cordy.
The Real Lord Byron: New Views of the Poet’s Life.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1883.,
Price: $175.00
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12mo, contemporary red quarter sheep, marbled paper sides, gilt rules and lettering. Facsimile folding frontis.
(BYRON, GEORGE GORDON, LORD). Medwin, Thomas.
Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a Residence with His Lordship at Pisa, In the Years 1821 and 1822.
New York: Published by Widler & Campbell, 1824.,
Price: $425.00
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8vo, contemporary black half calf, marbled paper sides, gilt lettering. Half-title present.
(BYRON, GEORGE GORDON, LORD). [Agg, John, Attributed Author].
Lord Byron's Farewell to England, with Three Other Poems . . .
London: J. Johnston, 1816.,
Price: $300.00
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Large 4to, 12 issues bound in contemporary black quarter calf, black cloth sides, gilt lettering. Illustrated throughout with line drawings; numerous advertisement in each issue for local building contractors and suppliers.
(CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE).
California Architect and Building News. A Monthly Journal, Devoted to Architecture, Decorating and Furnishing . . . Vol VII, Number 1-12.
San Francisco: San Francisco Architectural Publishing Co., January - December 1886.,
Price: $750.00
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Large 8vo, tan linen spine, blue-green paper boards, printed paper label, untrimmed. Pictorial endpapers, frontis and 39 plates. Additionally this copy has been extra-illustrated with twenty California manuscript and printed ephemeral items, as issued by the publisher.
(CALIFORNIA). Davis, William Heath.
Seventy-Five Years in California. A History of Events and Life in California . . .
San Francisco: John Howell, 1929.,
Price: $1,250.00
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8vo, original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering. 32 pages of publisher's terminal ads.
(CALIFORNIA). Player-Frowd, J. G.
Six Months in California.
London: Longmans, Green, 1872.,
Price: $300.00
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(CALIFORNIA). Vivian, T. J. and D. G. Waldron, Editors.
Biographical Sketches of the Delegates to the Convention to Frame a New Constitution for the State of California, 1878.
San Francisco: Francis & Valentine, 1878.,
Price: $300.00
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2 vols, royal 8vo, blue cloth, red label, gilt lettering and decoration. Plates.
(CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS). McKenzie, D. F..
The Cambridge University Press 1696-1712. A Bibliographical Study.
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1966.,
Price: $275.00
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4to, original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering.
(CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA). Fraser, Charles.
Reminiscences of Charleston, Lately Published in the Charleston Courier, and Now Revised and Enlarged by the Author.
Charleston: John Russell, 1854.,
Price: $350.00
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(CUBA). Mialhe, Pierre Toussaint Frederic.
Album Pintoresco de la Isla de Cuba.
Berlin: Oilprinting Storch & Kramer [for] B. May, [circa 1855].,
Price: $8,500.00
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(CYCLING). Vaughan, Herbert S..
Companion to the British Road Book. Volume 1 . . .
London: E. R. Shipton, 1898.,
Price: $175.00
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4to, contemporary vellum. Woodcut title-page vignette, two head pieces, two tail pieces, one initial letter and one full engraving in the text.
(EARLY PRINTING). [Mentel, Jacques].
Jacobi Menteli, Patricii, Castro-Theodoricensis, De Vera Typographiæ Origine Parænesis . . .
Parisiis: Ex Officina Roberti Ballard, 1650.,
Price: $1,500.00
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12mo, modern quarter calf period style, marbled paper boards.
(GARTH, SAMUEL).
A Compleat Key to the Dispensary.
London: Printed for T. Wotton, J. Lacy, J. Shuckburgh and C. Motte, 1726.,
Price: $350.00
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8vo, gray linen spine, tan boards with a Valenti Angelo decoration, black lettering. Photographic frontispiece by Will Connell.
(GRABHORN PRESS). Anderson, Gregg.
Recollections of the Grabhorn Press.
Los Angeles: Primavera Press, 1935.,
Price: $225.00
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4to, 19th century quarter vellum and marbled boards, gilt decorated spine (original leather label gone), top edges stained red, others untrimmed. Seven facsimiles (6 folding) of early examples of printing at Strasbourg.
(GUTENBERG, JOHANN). Schoepflin, Johann Daniel.
Vindiciæ Typographicæ.
Strasbourg: Joh. Gothofredum Bauer, 1760.,
Price: $450.00
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8vo, 19th century green half calf, marbled cloth boards, gilt decorations and lettering.
(GYPSIES). Hoyland, John.
A Historical Survey of the Customs, Habits, & Present State of The Gypsies.
York: Printed for the Author and Sold by Wm. Alexander, 1816.,
Price: $400.00
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8vo, original tan linen spine, blue boards, black lettering, untrimmed.
(HARDY THOMAS). Purdy, Richard L, Compiler.
Thomas Hardy 1840-1928: Catalogue of a Memorial Exhibition of First Editions, Autograph Letters and Manuscripts. Prepared by . . .
New Haven: Yale University Library, 1928.,
Price: $300.00
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25 x 18 cm (plate) mounted on blue board.
(HARDY, THOMAS). Barraud, Herbert Rose, Photographer.
Original albumen photographic portrait of Thomas Hardy by Herbert Rose Barraud.
[London: Herbert Rose Barraud, circa 1888].,
Price: $450.00
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(HARDY, THOMAS). Cox, J. Stevens, General Editor.
Monographs on the Life of Thomas Hardy [general-title].
Beaminister, Dorset (& elsewhere): J. Stevens Cox, the Toucan Press, 1962-1971.,
Price: $750.00
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14 x 9.5 cm (image) mounted on 24 x 18 cm stock, with Downey's imprint and address in the lower margin.
(HARDY, THOMAS). Downey, William & Daniel, Photographers.
Original albumen photographic portrait of Thomas Hardy by W. & D. Downey, 57 & 61 Ebury Street, London.
London: W. & D. Downey, 1894.,
Price: $300.00
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(HARDY, THOMAS). Ellis, Havelock.
Concerning Jude the Obscure.
London: Ulysses Bookshop, (1931).,
Price: $150.00
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(HARDY, THOMAS). Macdonell, Annie.
Thomas Hardy.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1894.,
Price: $150.00
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(HAWAII).
The Hawaiian Bible and Other Early Printing in the Islands.
(Lafayette, California: Mildred and Lester Lloyd, 1987).,
Price: $175.00
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2 vols, 8vo, original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering. Frontispiece in each volume and one plate.
(HAZLITT, WILLIAM). Hazlitt, W[illiam] Carew.
Memoirs of William Hazlitt. With Portions of His Correspondence.
London: Richard Bentley, 1867.,
Price: $375.00
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8vo, contemporary calf rebacked, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Fronts, four plates and three headpieces.
(ITALY). [Russel, James].
Letters from a Young Painter Abroad to His Friends in England.
London Printed for W. Russel, 1748.,
Price: $750.00
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Oblong folio album (19 x 42 cm), original decorated silk padded boards, silk ties, a.e.g. Title page printed on charcoal paper with decorated borders and text in silver, followed by 24 hand colored collotype photographic prints on cream paper, with tissue guards.
(JAPAN). Tamamura, Kozaburo, Photographer.
Characteristic Japan. Views and Characters in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Kobe, Japan: Published by Tamamura, Photographer, [1898].,
Price: $2,000.00
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12 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches, engraving, original hand coloring.
(JOHNSON & BOSWELL). Bunbury, Henry, Artist.
A Chop House [caption-title].
Dublin: Prined [sic] by W. Allen, March 27th, 1782.,
Price: $1,750.00
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15 x 10 inches.
(KING, GRACE).
Original color lithographed poster advertising her book Balcony Stories.
[New York]: Century Co., [1893].,
Price: $300.00
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4to, contemporary calf, gilt decorations and lettering. 42 plates (many folding) and numerous vignettes in the text.
(LANDSCAPE GARDENING). [Dezallier d'Argenville, Antoine-Joseph and Jean-Baptiste Alexandre Le Blond].
La Theorie et La Pratique du Jardinage. Ou l’on Traite a Fond des Beaux Jardins, apellés communément les Jardins de Plaisance et de Proprete . . . Par L. S. A. J. D. A. Troisieme Edition.
A La Haye: Ches Jean Martin Husson, 1739.,
Price: $1,200.00
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8vo, contemporary quarter calf, marbled sides, red leather label, gilt lettering.
(MYTHOLOGY). Holwell, William, Compiler.
A Mythological Etymological and Historical Dictionary; Extracted from the Analysis of Ancient Mythology.
London: Printed for C. Dilly, 1793.,
Price: $500.00
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8vo, original black morocco, gilt rules, decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Frontis portrait, engraved title, three plates and five vignettes.
(OSGOOD, FRANCES SARGENT).
The Memorial: Written by Friends of the Late Mrs. Osgood and Edited by Mary E. Hewitt.
New York: George P. Putnam, 1851.,
Price: $425.00
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[Stolen book: this book was purchased from us on 11/18/13, using a stolen credit card. If it is offered you us, please advise us immediately]. 8vo, contemporary calf, spine elaborately gilt decorated, maroon morocco label, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, a.e. stained red. Engraved title and 55 wood engravings in the text by Jean Rabel.
(PARIS). [Corrozet, Gilles And] Pierre Bonfons.
Les Antiqvutez et Chose plus Remarquabes de Paris . . .
Paris: Nicolas Bonfons, 1608.,
Price: $1,850.00
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(PLAGUE). Mertens, Charles De.
An Account of the Plague which Raged at Moscow, in 1771 . . . Translated from the French, with Notes [by Richard Pearson].
London: Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1799.,
Price: $500.00
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3 vols, 8vo, contemporary quarter vellum, marbled boards, contrasting morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering. 30 engraved folding tables and 37 engraved pages listing artists and their monograms. List of subscribers in volume 3.
(PRINTMAKING AND ENGRAVING). Joubert, F. E., Compiler.
Manuel de L’Amateur D’Estampes, Faisant Suite au Manuel de Libraire . . .
Paris: Chez l’Auteur, 1821.,
Price: $650.00
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12mo, modern brown calf period style, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait.
(REMBRANDT VAN RIJN). Gersaint, Edme-Francois.
A Catalogue and Description of the Etchings of Rembrandt Van-Rhyn, with some Account of his Life . . . Translated from the French.
London: Printed for T. Jeffreys, 1752.,
Price: $600.00
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Folio, black buckram spine, decorated boards, printed paper label. 26 plates reproducing Roxburghe Club announcements.
(ROXBURGHE CLUB OF SAN FRANCISCO). Dawson, George, Editor.
Chronology of Twenty-five Years, The Roxburghe Club of San Francisco 1928-1953.
San Francisco: The Roxburghe Club, 1953.,
Price: $275.00
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(SAROYAN, WILLIAM). Kherdian, David.
A Bibliography of William Saroyan 1934-1964.
San Francisco: Roger Beacham, (1965).,
Price: $150.00
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Oblong 8vo, original blind- and gilt-deocrated blue cloth, gilt lettering. Ten photographic prints, each 4.5 x 6.25 inches.
(SCOTLAND). Valentine, James, Photographer.
Scottish Scenery. By J. Valentine, Photographer, Dundee [cover-title].
(Dundee: James Valentine, circa 1870).,
Price: $425.00
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8vo, contemporary sprinkled calf, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. 58 engraved plates displaying 96 coats of arms.
(SCOTLAND). [Kimber, Edward].
The Peerage of Scotland: A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Peers of that Ancient Kingdom . . .
London: Printed for J. Almon, T. Cadell, R. Baldwin, S. Bladon, and Johnson and Davenport, 1767.,
Price: $500.00
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Folio, original brown buckram, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait and 28 engraved plates.
(SCOTT, DAVID, ARTIST). Gray, John M.
David Scott, R.S.A. and His Works: Being a Catalogue of His Paintings, Engravings, and Designs.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1884.,
Price: $650.00
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2 vols, 8vo, original decorated green cloth, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait in each volume. Unopened.
(SUMNER, CHARLES). Pierce, Edward L[Illie].
Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner . . . Second Edition.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1878.,
Price: $150.00
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8vo, full white parchment by Westleys, gilt lettering.
(THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE). Johnson, Charles Plumptre.
Hints to Collectors of Original Editions of the Works of William Makepeace Thackeray.
London: George Redway, 1885.,
Price: $175.00
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8vo, grey boards, brown paper label, brown lettering. Woodcut illustrations by Tomas Graves.
(THE NEW SEIZIN PRESS). Nelson, Ralph.
Sparrow in the Baker's Dust.
(Deia, Mallorca: The New Seizin Press, 1985).,
Price: $350.00
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8vo, contemporary vellum, red leather label, gilt lettering.
(TOBACCO). Fabra, Aloysio A.
Dissertatio de Animi Affectionum Physica Causa et Loco ac de Tabaci Usu.
Ferrara: Typis Bernardini Pomatelli, 1702.,
Price: $2,500.00
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12mo, original brown cloth and printed paper label.
(TRANSCENDENTALISM). Brazer, John.
Essay on the Doctrine of Divine Influence upon the Human Soul.
Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe, 1835.,
Price: $400.00
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(VISCHER, EDWARD). Van Nostrand, Jeanne.
Edward Vischer’s Drawings of the California Missions, 1861-1878. With a Biography of the Artist . . . Introduction by Thomas Albright.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1982.,
Price: $150.00
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Large custom folding clamshell box which contains the following: a bound folio volume in reddish-brown half morocco, with tan linen sides and a gilt lettered spine. 160 pages, untrimmed. Printed in multiple colors with numerous original cuts by Adrian Wilson through out in the margins and some examples of original printed ephemera tipped in. [With] A chemise of tan linen which contains approximately 50 pieces of original printed ephemera by Wilson. [With] A pull-out drawer with approximately 50 sheets, proof sheets and other design material from numerous Wilson designed publications, many of them with original annotations, etc.
(WILSON, ADRIAN, PRINTER). Linden, James & Joyce Lancaster Wilson.
The Ephemera of Adrian Wilson: An Annotated List 1944-1988.
San Francisco: Press in Tuscany Alley, (1994).,
Price: $6,250.00
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Small folio, tan course linen, printed paper label, untrimmed, printed in multiple colors with numerous original cuts by Adrian Wilson throughout in the margins and some examples of original printed ephemera tipped in. [With:] A chemise of tan linen and printed paper label  which contains approximately 50 pieces of original printed ephemera by Wilson. Both volumes are enclosed in tan course linen slipcase with a printed paper label.
(WILSON, ADRIAN, PRINTER). Linden, James & Joyce Lancaster Wilson.
The Ephemera of Adrian Wilson: An Annotated List 1944-1988.
San Francisco: Press in Tuscany Alley, (1994).,
Price: $2,200.00
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(WITCHCRAFT). Linton, E[lizabeth] Lynn.
Witch Stories.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1861.,
Price: $375.00
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8vo, original gilt-decorated brown cloth, gilt lettering.  Blue mono-tone frontispiece.
(WOMEN WRITERS). Ferguson, N. L., Editor.
The Young Ladies’ Oasis; or, Gems of Prose and Poetry.
Lowell: Nathaniel L. Dayton, 1851.,
Price: $275.00
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Folio, tan quarter calf and salmon cloth. Twelve photographs by Adams reproduced by George Waters. Woodcut decorations by Valenti Angelo.
ADAMS, ANSEL EASTON.
Taos Pueblo. Photographed by Ansel Easton Adams and Described by Mary Austin.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977.,
Price: $1,750.00
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Adams, Henry.
The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography.
Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1918.,
Price: $200.00
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ADDISON, JOSEPH.
The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq.
London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1741.,
Price: $200.00
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8vo, modern blue half calf, blue cloth sides, gilt lettering  Frontis and seven plates.
AINSWORTH, WILLIAM HARRISON.
The Spendthrift: A Tale . . . With Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne.
London: George Routledge, 1857.,
Price: $250.00
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8vo, bound from the original parts issue, black half morocco by Riviere, marbled paper sides, gilt decorated and lettered spine, t.e.g. 40 plates and numerous illustrations in the text by Cruikshank. Bound in the rear are the original wrappers of parts 1, 2 & 12, followed by an eight-page Bentley catalogue and 60 pages of the advertising from five of the parts issues.
AINSWORTH, WILLIAM HARRISON.
The Tower of London. A Historical Romance . . . Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
London: Richard Bentley, 1840.,
Price: $1,750.00
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8vo, brown half morocco by Riviere, marbled paper sides, gilt rules, decorations and lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Frontis and seven plates. Original cloth spine and front cover bound in the rear.
AINSWORTH, WILLIAM HARRISON.
The Spendthrift: A Tale . . . With Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne.
London: George Routledge, 1857.,
Price: $375.00
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3 vols, 8vo, original blind-stamped gray-green cloth, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait and 27 plates.
AINSWORTH, W[ILLIAM] HARRISON.
Jack Sheppard. A Romance . . . With Illustrations by George Cruikshank.
London: Richard Bentley, 1839.,
Price: $800.00
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8vo, 19th century calf, black calf label, gilt rules and lettering. Title page vignette.
AKENSIDE, DR. [MARK].
The Pleasures of Imagination.
London: Printed for R. Dodsley, 1754.,
Price: $150.00
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8vo, original printed wrappers, 242 pages.
ALBEE, EDWARD.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? A Play.
New York: Atheneum, 1962.,
Price: $750.00
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8vo, original blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering. Frontis and five plates.
ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY.
Flower Fables.
Boston: George W. Briggs, 1855.,
Price: $1,750.00
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Small 8vo, original blue cloth, gilt decorations and lettering. Double frontis.
ALCOTT, LOUISA M[AY].
Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. Shawl-Straps.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1872.,
Price: $300.00
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8vo, original blind-stamped terra-cotta cloth, gilt lettering. Five pages of publisher’s ads.
ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY.
The Ballad of Babie Bell and Other Poems.
New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1859.,
Price: $150.00
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8vo, original decorated blue cloth, red, black, green and gilt lettering.
ALLEN, GRANT.
What's Bred in the Bone. £1000 Prize Novel.
London: Tit-Bits Offices, 1891.,
Price: $175.00
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