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Epifftoly Swateho Ignatia, Archbiffupa Antnochne, Mucedlnifa Boziho, a Nefon Swatebo Jana Evangelifen

By: N/A

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Prague, Kaffpara Widtmanna: 1786

Edition: Unknown Edition

Seller ID: 196

Condition: Good


(bound with) Lactancius Firmianus O Prawe Poete Bozi (bound with) Knizfa Swateho Uugurthna Eterauz Nazival Manuale to Geft Kufowet (bound with) Knizfa Swateho Uugurthna Giz Thtul Dal Soliloquia Animae ad Deum. (bound with) Prwni Flowe: Zreadlo Hriffneho Clowefa Udruba: D Marnofti Zdefffiho Zi Wota (bound with) Knizfa Swateho Uugurthna Druha D Marnofti Zdegffiho Zi Mota (bound with) Prifladne Reci, a Vzitecna Nauceni Wnbrana a Enih Hlubofnch Mudrcuw.(bound with) Wentah Regimentu od Henrndia Kankowia. 128pp. + 108pp. + 94pp. + 120pp. + 28pp. + 16pp. + 183pp. + 178pp. Bound in contemporary full l... View more info

Biblia Das ist Die Ganze Gottliche Heil Schrift Ulten und Neuen Testaments Nach der Uebersekung Doct. Martin Luthers.

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Minden, Drud und Verlag von Johann Uugustin Enar.,: 1778

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 447

Condition: Fair


944pp. + 284pp. + 4pp. index. Bound in contemporary full leather with four semi-raised bands, with unique hand-colored patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece illustration (woodcut). The spine ends have suffered pull tears. Lacking the front cover. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ownership inscriptions on the versos of the front endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Campbell's Foreign Semi-Monthly Magazine or Select Miscellany of European Literature and Art, Volume IV from September to December 1843

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, James M. Campbell: 1843

Seller ID: 1474

Condition: Very Good


576pp. Stamped in gilt, four raised bands. Illustrated with some striking steel plates. Some great articles here including, "Native Indian Society" by Mrs. Postans, "Military Anecdotes--Sketches of Character" by Lieut.-Col. Wilkie, "Sacrifice of a Hindoo Widow", "Progress of Mechanical Inventions", "Recreations in Natural History", an excerpt from "A Period in the History of Our Planet" by Louis Agassiz, and more. Some foxing. Corners bumped and rubbed, one corner rubbed through. Still a presentable copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Encyclopaedia Brittanica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: NY, The Encyclopaedia Brittanica Co.: 1911

Edition: Eleventh Edition.

Seller ID: 1624

Condition: Good


29 volumes, complete including the index volume. Half-leather over buckram. Illustrated, including folding maps. This is a matched set with a cloth copy of the 20th volume. Varying degrees of bumping and rubbing to the volumes. One volume (8) has a torn spine. Volumes 25 and 26 are waterstained. The overall impression of the set is "Very Good" but we grade it "Good" because of these flaws. Extra shipping will be required for this set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Lectures Pour Les Enfans, Ou Choix De Petits Contes Egalement Propres a Les Amuser & De Leur Faire Aimer La Vertu, Tome Quatrieme

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Geneve, Chez Isac Bardin: 1780

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 2551

Condition: Good


235pp. Ownership inscription on the verso of the front wrap. Some other notations on the recto of both the front and back wraps. The backstrip of the wraps is lmost completely worn away (insect damage?). Wraps creased at the corners. Corners of the text block dog eared. Volume 4 only. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Die Bibel

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, Gebrucht Auf Rosten Der Grozbritanischen Und Uuslandischen Bibel Gesellichate: 1839

Seller ID: 003698

Condition: Very Good


995pp. + 328pp. Dutch language. Full leather with elaborate blind stamping. Bound by the British bookbinder, "Watkins" with her binding ticket on the front pastedown. The binder is Louisa Watkins, who used an engine-turned die to create the ornate blindstamping on the boards. According to Maggs' Brothers "Bookbinding in the British Isles, Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries, Part I", this die was turned upon the Rose Engine. It was first used by Congreve to create a more elaborate plate for the printing of currency. See Item #243 in the aforementioned book to see an example of... View more info

Peterson's Magazine 1875

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Illman Brothers: 1875

Seller ID: 010101

Condition: Very Good


447pp. + 440pp. Illustrated. Original maroon pebbled cloth in half leather which has five faux raised bands on the spine and gilt stamping to the same. Blue endpapers. Loaded with black and white illustrations, especially fashion engravings. No hand colored plates present; they must have been removed. Front hinge cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Marriage State: An Allegory

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Springfield, G. & C. Merriam Co.: 1837

Seller ID: 015363

Condition: Very Good


60pp. Original printed paper over cloth. All edges rubbed through. Poetry lines written out on the pastedowns and on the page facing the title page. Faint white stains to the front cover. Text browned. Faint, stray blue and red marks to the back board. The head of the spine is frayed. Quite scarce. OCLC locates five copies in university holdings. Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" Tall View more info

Proceedings of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America, 26th Triennial Conclave

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Woodward & Trernan Printing Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 017734

Condition: Very Good


304pp. Original beveled boards stamped in blind and gilt. Patterned endpapers. All edges speckled red as issued. Corners bumped. One inch hole to the front joint. Scuff marks to the face of the boards. White flecks to the heel of the back board. The cloth is still quite bright. Nicely engraved title page. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Monument of Parental Affection for an Only Son

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, O. Scott for the Wesley Connection of America: 1847

Seller ID: 018140

Condition: Good


89pp. Original quarter leather with marbled paper over the boards. This title is much reprinted, but this edition is quite scarce, Worldcat locating only one copy in university holdings. Ownership notation in heavy pencil on the front pastedown. Foxed. Hinges cracked. Corners bumped. All edges rubbed through. Staining to the text throughout. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Letters to the Children of Pious Parents

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1850

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 018142

Condition: Good


90pp. Original quarter cloth with marbled papers over the boards. Paper spine label. Quite scarce. There are only two copies in university holdings. Corners bumped. All edges rubbed through. Foxing. Ownership inscriptions to the front pastedown and the front free endpaper. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

George Lovell; Col. David Mack; and Conversation with a Young Traveller

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018159

Condition: Very Good


92pp. + 2pp. ads. Original brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. #59 in The Youth's Library series. Illustrated with a frontispiece and one other engraving. Corners bumped. Some minor scuffing to the boards. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Occasional, light foxing. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Memoir of Mary Lathrop Who Died in Boston, March 18, 1831, Aged Six Years and Three Months

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018160

Condition: Very Good


108pp. + 2pp. ads. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Frontispiece engraving. #58 in The Youth's Library series. Corners bumped, one corner rubbed through. Some scuffing to the boards. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Jesus and the Woman of Sychar

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1845

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 018167

Condition: Very Good


54pp. Original quarter cloth with marbled paper over the boards. Paper spine label. Frontispiece engraving (woodcut). Quite scarce. OCLC locates only one copy of this edition (and no copies of any other edition) in university holdings. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine label chipped along the edges. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Some insect damage along the back joint (approx. one inch in length). Endpapers and pastedowns toned. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Children Invited to Christ

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018169

Condition: Very Good


74pp. + 4pp. ads. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Frontispiece engraving. #67 in the Youth's Library series. Corners bumped. A few stray and faint stains to the boards. A small hole to the joint near the heel of the spine. Prelims foxed. A few stray stains in the text block. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Private Thoughts on Religion and Other Subjects Connected with It

By: Adam, Rev. Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1825

Seller ID: 018174

Condition: Good


164pp. Original quarter leather with printed paper over the boards. Corners bumped, all edges rubbed through. Top corner of the front board mouse nibbled. Lacking the endpapers. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Hinges cracked. Small label on the front cover. Dampstain to the back cover. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

C. Crispi Sallustii De Catilinae Conjuratione Belloque Jugurthino Historiae

By: Anthon, Carolus

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray & Co.: 1833

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 003808

Condition: Good


386pp. Full calf. Lacking the leather spine label. Latin with English notes. An erudite work from that scholar of the classics, Charles Anthon. The first edition of this translation was printed in 1829, one year before Martin Harris visited Anthon in NYC with the so-called Anthon manuscript containing characters ("caractors") from the golden plates supposedly discovered by Joseph Smith Jr. which provided the source material for the Book of Mormon. Harris claimed that Anthon verified the characters as authentic but when he gave the story of the giving of the golden plates, he claims Ant... View more info

The First Three Books of Homer's Iliad, According to the Ordinary Text and Also with the Restoration of the Digamma, to Which Are Appended English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, A Metrical Index and Homeric Glossary

By: Anthon, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1845

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006771

Condition: Very Good


599pp. Frontispiece of Homer. Bound in full calfskin, red leather spine label stamped in gilt lettering, all edges marbled. Uncommon in an early edition (copyright page is 1844). Ownership inscription of Edwin E. Bronk of Coxsackie, NY on the front free endpaper. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. The leather is darkened at the bottom corner of the front board. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Fisherman's Boy

By: Baker, Sarah Schoonmaker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society: 1860

Seller ID: 011882

Condition: Good


101pp. + 1pp. ad. Two engravings. Corners bumped and rubbed through. The backstrip is chipped about 1 8th of the length of the whole. Front hinge cracked. Faint gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Foxed. Remnants of a bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. A few instances of childish pencil scribbling in the text. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Affection's Gift

By: Barton, Bernard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry F. Anners: 1849

Seller ID: 015331

Condition: Very Good


128pp. Original green cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Frontispiece engraving by T.B. Welch (engraver). Text foxed. Corners rubbed through at the tips. Housed in a very nice handmade lace book cover from the period, making it a nice example of folk art. The lace is worn at the spine ends and the corners. OCLC locates eight copies in university holdings of this edition (sans the lace cover). Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall View more info