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Defending the Constitution:. Selections From Writing By Webster, Jay, Hamilton, Madison & Jefferson.

Mount Vernon, NY: Colish, 1987. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Presentation slip from the publisher, inscribed to printer Walter Thompson. Tight, bright and unmarred. Acetate DJ clean and unmarred. Quarterbound, navy cloth spine, blue cloth boards, gilt lettering, pale blue endpages, gold emblem at front board. 8vo. 105pp. Limited edition of 2500 copies.  Item #6430
Price: $45.00
 

African Hunter II [Inscribed].

Long Beach, CA: Safari Press Inc, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Sequel to James Mellon's "African Hunter." This large and richly illustrated work includes writings from noted hunters from Southern Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, North Africa and West Africas. A handsome copy. Small bump at top edge of front board...   Item #9964
Price: $175.00
 

The Elements of Conchology:. Or Natural History of Shells: According to the Linnaean System, With Observations on Modern Arrangements - Illustrated With Nine Colored Plates.

London: Printed for Lackington, Allen & Co. etc. 1816. First Edition. Hardcover. All 9 hand-colored plate pages present, in unusually fine condition. But for the emboss, textblock is effectively "as new". A very handsome copy of this rather scarce work in simply exceptional condition. Light shelf/edge wear, small bookseller plate...   Item #5200
Price: $950.00
 

Dark World of Animals.

London: Sylvan Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very presentable copy of this increasingly scarce volume. Bump across top edge of both boards, light foxing at front endpages, moderate at rear, light foxing at last few leaves, else tight, bright and unmarred. Beige cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative...   Item #2820
Price: $35.00
 

A Surgeon's Life.

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Autobiography of reknowned American surgeon. Signed by author. Bookplate of Dr. Paul Ashton. A handsome copy. Very minor shelf wear, spine very slightly toned, touch of sunning at topstain, bookplate and author's signature on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue...   Item #2472
Price: $50.00
 

Traitors Within:. The Adventures of Detective Inspector Herbert T. Fitch.

London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. 1933. Third Impression. Hardcover. Author's memoirs, from the Special Branch, New Scotland Yard. Includes sections on Anarchism, Espionage, and the author's Reflections. Minimal wear at head and tail, small water spot on cover, minor foxing, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering...   Item #5837
Price: $25.00
 

Thomas Jefferson:. Architect & Builder.

Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, 1950. Third Edition/Printing. Hardcover. Introduction by Fiske Kimball. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will.....  Item #4814
Price: $95.00
 

Society of Fellows:. Harvard University.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. A fifteen year stocktaking of academic accomplishments of the Society of Fellows. Light sunning at spine, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 140pp. Bibliography.  Item #2892
Price: $25.00
 

Spon's Engineering Tables for Civil and Mechanical Engineers, Builders, Contractors, Plumbers, Etc.

London: Spon, 1935. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Slight fading of gilt on front wrap, slight shelf wear, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Black cloth covers, gilt title on upper cover. 48x67mm. 282pp. Illus. (b/w plates).  Item #7437
Price: $45.00
 

Pictures of Oriental Life [for Educational Institutions].

Boston, MA: Foster Brothers, [1916]. First Edition. Original Wraps. An ad in "The Nation" newspaper, June 29, 1916: Messrs. Foster Brothers of Boston have secured the publishers' rights to a large number of photographic negatives taked from life by T.R. Kimball and H.P. Kimball in their journeys through India, Japan...  Item #9404
Price: $875.00
 

Old New England Churches.

Rutland, VT: Tuttle Publishing Co. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. As the title implies, the work explores the various early churches throughout New England. A handsome copy, missing its rather uncommon DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Brick cloth boards, gilt lettering. 4to. 171pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Notes.....   Item #6492
Price: $25.00
 

The California Style: California Watercolor Artists:. 1925-1955.

Beverly Hills, CA: Hillcrest Press, June 1985. First edition. Hardcover. "The California Style of watercolor painting flourished from the mid-1920's to the mid-1950's." A handsome copy of a rather scarce volume. Small smudge at top of text block where it meets spine (apparently manufacturing flaw), very minor stitching flaw at.....   Item #243
Price: $95.00
 

When Thou Wast Naked.

Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with wood engravings by John Nash. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Remains of the original glassine DJ laid in. Quarterbound, navy leather spine, printed paper boards, gilt lettering, teg. 8vo. 66pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 192 of 500...   Item #7180
Price: $275.00
 

Dust and its Dangers.

New York: GP Putnam's Sons, 1890 [1907]. Reprint. Hardcover. [W]ritten with the purpose of informing people, in simple language, what the real danger is of acquiring serious disease - especially consumption - by means of dust laden air, and how this danger may be avoided. (from preface). Overall, a very...  Item #2476
Price: $20.00
 

The Complete Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer.

New York: Crown Publishers, nd. First Edition [presumed]. Hardcover. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of toning at spine, owner plate at front pastedown, page edges toned and brittle, else tight and clean. Halfbound, red leather spine and tips, five raised bands, red cloth boards, marbled endpages. 8vo. Various pag.  Item #8306
Price: $125.00
 

The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane [Erotic Foredge Painting] [Complete in Two Volumes].

London: J.J. Dubochet, 1836. First Edition Thus/Unique. Full Vellum. A lovely example of this most picaresque of picaresque novels, influential since publication, referenced by everyone from Swift to Dostoevsky to Sacher-Masoch and translated repeatedly from French to Spanish to English and back again. Scholarly thought lays its original authorship at.....  Item #8790
Price: $5,000.00
 

The Book of Building and Interior Decorating.

New York: Doubleday Page, 1923. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Articles by Jessie Martin Breese, Leslie W. Devereux, Howard Major, Gurdon S. Parker, Roger B. Whitman, Waddy B. Wood, Florence Van Wyck, Carl A. Ziegler, etc. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone...  Item #4484
Price: $65.00
 

Fucked up + Photo Copied: Instant Art of the Punk Rock Movement.

Los Angeles, CA: Gingko Press, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Still in print (now in its 10th printing), the first edition is a remarkably hard animal to find...this copy stands alone as the front free endpage is covered with a who's who including both authors, a number of artists, and the...  Item #8445
Price: $425.00
 

The White Latin Dictionary. Latin-English & English-Latin. The Follett Foreign Language Series: New Edition.

Chicago: Follett Publishing Co. 1928 (1941). Reprint. Hardcover. The Latin-English section is "From the Larger Works of White and Riddle," while the English-Latin is "Founded on Whine and Riddle Latin-English-Dictionary." The best of its kind and a must have for a scholar's shelf. A handsome copy of an increasingly scarce...  Item #703
Price: $45.00
 

A Primer of Book Collecting.

New York: Greenberg, Pub. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor toning at spine label, penciled ownership signature at ffep, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering. 12mo. 206pp plus ads.  Item #7128
Price: $25.00
 

Historic Record and Complete Biographic Roster 21ST ME Vols.:. With Reunion Records of the 21st Maine Regimental Association.

Augusta, ME: Charles E. Nash & Son, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a presentable copy of this rather scarce volume. Light shelf/edge wear, very small moisture stain at gutter at head, small bookseller plate on ffep, sunning at spine, light fading of boards overall (slightly more so at...   Item #5572
Price: $175.00