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1 Die Geschichte Des Grossen Stifters Des Christenthums, Jesus, Unsers Gottlichen Erretters : Der Zeitordnung Nach in Einer Freyern Uebersetzung Aus Den Vier Evangelien. Zwei Bande; Volumes I & II Bound Together
Passau Mangoldischen Hofbuchdruckerei 1791 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 746 pages; Passau, Mangoldischen Hofbuchdruckerei; 1791. 2 volumes bound as 1. Paged continuously [4] 1 - 746; with seperate title pages for the volumes. Squat, stout volume in period patterned paper over boards. Binding sound and snug with boards sound in joints. Paper over boards rubbed over spine edges with flaking and light chipping; boards visible at spine edges but remaining well bound. Scattered toning and foxing to text is generally mild. Spine panel unlettered but a rectangular paper label is mounted near crown with a hand lettered 3 digit numeral. Sound and clean. Uncommon in either of the tw volume and scarcer still in the complete 2 volume form dealing with all 4 Gospels. VG- 
Price: 275.00 USD
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2 Chamerlat, Christian Antoine De Falconry and Art
London Sotheby's Publications 1987 0856673382 / 9780856673382 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Facsimile paintings, engravings; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tal; 254 pages; 1987 Sotheby's Publications, London. Oversize HC/DJ 1st edition. Profusely illustrated with reproductions and detail of art work spanning 15 centuries. Original green cloth with titling in gilt to spine. Pictorial dust jacket has some ruffling, shallow chipping and short tears to edges. Rear endpage partially split in gutter but archivally mended with Japanese binder's paper. Prior owner name stamp placed to front endpage. Silk bookmark sewn in. VG-/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 Church, Benjamin Diary of King Philip's War, 1675-76
Chester, CT Published for the Little Compton Historical Society [by] Pequot Press 1975 0871060523 / 9780871060525 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; HC/DJ. Inscribed on the verso by the editors, Alan and Mary Simpson and dated 1976. Solid clean copy in original yellow cloth with titles brightly in green at spine. Pictorial dust jacket just lightly rubbed edges with a short closed tear lower edge front panel and a hint of sunning to the spine panel. Illustrated with pictorial map endpages, facsimile documents and photographs. Touch of rub to cloth at tips. VG++/VG; Signed by Editors 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Clark, Roy Benjamin William Gifford, Tory Satirist, Critic and Editor,
New York Russell & Russell 1967 Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; 1967 Russell & Russell HC in blue cloth binding. Square snug copy; deaccesioned from an academic college library with call lable base of spine, bookplate front pastedown and mild card pocket removal scar rear pastedown. Solid clean copuy appears perhaps never checked out or read. VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Company, Carpenters' (Ed) Recording the Celebration of the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of the Institution of the Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, Pa. And the One-Hundred-fiftieth Anniversary of the First Meeting of the Continental Congress
Philadelphia Carpenters' Company 1925 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Near Fine 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages; [SIGNED] 1925 Carpenters' Company. Limited edition, #537 of an unstated limitation. Lengthy inscription to front free endpage by the 1926 Carpenters president A Raymond Raff. Royal blue cloth binding with titles very brightly in gilt to cover and spine, Sharp edges and corners. Illustrated with photographs. Hint of shelf rub at spine ends. Very handsome example. NF; Signed by Partner 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 David M Hogan, Ed The American's Guide: : Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation; the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union. viz. Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, [Etc]
Philadelphia J. Towar & D. M. Hogan 1830 First Edition Thus Full leather Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 428 pages; 2nd edition issued by this publisher. (First was in 1828). Soundly bound in original full calf leather with a chipped morocco title label to spine. Label is missing the front 1/3 with reamining lettering - Ameri / Constitu/ - . Prior owner's mid 19th century (Ohio) bookplate mounted to front pastedown; an adhesion abrasion/chip to the front endpage. Endpages complete. An early leaf has a closed horizontal tear across the page which we have mended with archival japanese tissue paper. Leather is lightly surface rubbed at spine with a few tiny pits to the surface and the spine ends a little thin and rubbed. Just light shelf rubbing to leather at board edges and surfaces. Includes the Declaration, Constitution of the US with amendments and the constitutions of the first 24 states ending with Missouri. Solid clean copy in original binding. VG thus 
Price: 185.00 USD
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7 Davis, Audrey & Toby Appel Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History & Technology
Washington D. C. Smithsonian Institution Press 1979 091549700X / 9780915497003 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology: No. 41; Photographs, facsimile engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 103 pages; 1979 Smithsonian Institution Press. Oversized paperback. Solid, clean copy with mild rub to spine edges and light general shelf evidence. A trifle sunned at spine. Prior owner's small name stamp in the gutter of page iii. Uncommon volume is illustrated throughout with photos of unusual early devices as well as facsimiles of drawings and engravings. Outstanding set of notes and bibliographic references. VG 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Deane, C.V. Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry
New York Barnes & Noble 1968 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 145 pages; Square, sound and neat in nice pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name penned neatly to mildly toned front endpage. Trace shelfrub and toning to jacket. VG+/VG++. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Downs, Charles A. History of Lebanon, N.H., 1761-1887
Concord, NH Rumford Printing Company 1908 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Maps, photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 459 pages; 1908 Rumford Printing; Concord, NH. 1st edition in a printing of only 1500 copies. Original heavy black cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine and rules in blind to boards. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks. Just minimal shelf rub to cloth at spine ends. A tiny bump/nick to the lower edge of the cover board. Illustrated with numerous portrait photographs. Fold-out map at rear is immaculate. Lovely copy. VG++ 
Price: 79.50 USD
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10 Downs, Joseph & Henry Francis Du Pont American Furniture; Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum
New York Bonanza Books 1978 0517243296 / 9780517243299 reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize HC/DJ. Reprint. Snugly bound and neat in clean crisp edged dust jacket. Just mild wear to jacket edges. Boards slightly shelf tapped at corners. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Neat unmarked copy. NF/NF ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Ellis, Franklin and Samuel Evans History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, With Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men
Philadelphia Everts & Peck 1883 First Edition Leather Very Good- 
Maps; engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1101 pages; Massive 4to HC in original cloth boards, professionally rebacked with original leather spine laid onto fresh morocco leather. 1st edition. Contents bright and neat; all folding maps, lithographed views and engraved portraits present and in very attractive condition. Some tissue guards chipped or missing but on balance this a very handsome and well preserved copy, one of the best we have seen. Ships with expanded index prepared in the 1940's. VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 Ernesti, Johann August Anti Muratorius Sive Confutatio Muratorianae Disputationis De Rebus Liturgicis Ad Salomonem Deylingium
Lipsiae; Leipzig J. Wendler 1755 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 176 pages; Leipzig, J Wendler; 1755. Bound in contemporary hand marbled paper covered boards. Sound and complete with bright clean pages. Prior owner surname penned to margin of title page. 19th century bookplate of the Gettysburg Theological Seminary mounted to the front pastedown. Faded, hand lettered paper label at crown of spine. Head and tailpieces. Paper over boards rubbed and lightly chipped at spine; corners a little bumped. Overall a neat and clean copy in attractive hand finished paper covered binding. VG. Scarce; located in 12 University libraries searched through the World Catalog. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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13 Gibson, James R. European Settlement and Development in North America Essays on Geographical Change in Honour and Memory of Andrew Hill Clark
Toronto Univ of Toronto Press 1978 0802033571 / 9780802033574 Trade Paperback Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; 1978 Univ of Toronto Press. Trade paperback in glosy illustrated covers. Bright clean copy; no marks. Mild sunning to dpine edge. VG 
Price: 16.49 USD
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14 Groff, C. (Of Ohio) Semi-Centennial Almanac. from 1850 to 1899. Containing the State of the Weather, the Fruitfulness and Unfruitfulness of Each Season, and the Rise and Fall of the Markets for the Whole of Said Period
No Place No Publisher Listed. 1851 Self-wraps Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 1851 without printer or place given. In self-wraps with title page cover and a plain blue paper spine, as published. Light soiling to cover; blue paper over spine partially split but largely intact. Contents complete, clean and well sewn. Devotes on page per year to forecasts for weather, planting and harvesting conditions, vermin and illness etc. Scarce mid 19th century almanac; only one copy found among institutional holdingings, a copy at Harvard. VG 
Price: 195.00 USD
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15 Hall, Michael D. 20th Century American Folk Art; the Hemphill Collection
Milwaukee Milwaukee Art Museum 1981 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Photographs; b/w & color; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 112 pages; 1981 Milwaukee Art Museum. Lrger format paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Appears unread. Hint of shelf evidence at edges. NF or just short of as new. Includes several essays relating to the Hemphill collection, including a dialogue between Michael Hall and Herbert Hemphill Jr. Numerous examples illustrated with photographs in color and b/w. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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16 Hamilton, John Stereography, Or, a Compleat Body of Perspective, in all its Branches; Teaching to Describe, by Mathematical Rules, the Appearances of Lines, Plain Figures, and Solid Bodies, Rectilinear, Curvilinear, and Mixed, in all Manner of Positions : Together with Their Projections or Shadows, and Their Reflections by Polished Planes
London Printed By W. Bowyer, and Sold By S. Austen 1738 First Edition 1/4 leather Very Good- 
Folio 13" - 23" tall; 400 pages; London, Printed By W. Bowyer, and Sold By S. Austen; 1738. Folio. 2 volumes in 1, complete. With 130 folding, copperplate engraved plates. Period marbled paper boards, with professionally rebacked spine in sheep leather. Seven compartments and six raised bands; morocco title label to spine. [18], 37, [1], 400 pp. , (130 plates). Dedication, Preface, List of Subscribers, Abstaract, Errata, and 37 pp contents at front. Prepared for publishing in two volumes with binder's instructions to place plates adjacent to specified pages. This example bound as one with no 2nd volume title page, intended for placement after pg 208. All plates are bound in at rear. Generally solid and neat with a few scattered light stains. Fully one half of the bulk of the book is taken up by the 130 folded plates at rear. The last 8 or so plates are rough along the front edges, with some accordion folding, toning and brittleness to the front edge and some shallow loss at the terminal edge. Last 30 or so plates with chipping and loss at the lower corner margin. All plates present and with no significant loss to any of the mathematical and diagrammatic images on the plates. Light chipping to paper over boards at edges. Corners lightly bruised. Scarce early 18th century treatise on perspective is in solid and generally attractive condition. Rebacked. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 975.00 USD
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17 Headley, P. C. The Life of General Lafayette
Boston Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1902 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
Engraved frontis; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 380 pages; 1902 Lothrop Lee Shepard. HC. Reissue of the mid 19th century biography by Headley. Original heavy green linen covered boards with titles decoratively in black. Square, snug and neat. Just mildly shelf soiled cloth. Prior ownership in manuscript to the front endpage. Corners and edges sharp. A nice copy. VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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18 Hervey, James (1714-58) The Beauties of Hervey; or, Descriptive, Picturesque and Instructive Passages, Selected from the Works of This Deservedly Admired Author...
Philadelphia Robert Campbell 1794 Leather Good 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 218 pages; Full calf binding with black morocco title label to spine. Front board and first two blank detached but present. Half-title page bound in. Printer's pagination error for page 14 (41) has been corrected by a prior owner. Text block sound with moderate general toning and some occasional hand soiling. Lower front corner of pg 157/158 torn away but not affecting any text. Prior ownership of Mary Creigh in manuscript to pastedowns and title page. Paged xii, [1], 14- 218, [6]. Includes several meditations on nature, gardens, the stars and moon along with other more directly theological writings. Worn but complete. Fair to good. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 John Cunningham Clyde; Preston A Laury; Northampton County (Pa. ) Historical and Genealogical Society The Scotch-Irish of Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Easton PA Northampton County Historical Genealogic 1926 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
Volume I of Publications of Northampton County Historical Society; plates, maps, facsims., coat of arms; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 594 pages; 1926 Northampton County Historical Genealogic Society. HC. 1st edition. Volume I of Publications of Northampton County Historical Society. Includes unpublished manuscripts and a reprint of the published writings of Dr. John Cunningham Clyde. Illustrated with portraits, photographs, facsimile documents etc. Solid clean copy in original heavy blue cloth lettered in gilt to spine. Mild nicks and rub to cloth at spine ends. Binding sound but a little shaken. No marks. VG- 
Price: 110.00 USD
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20 Klinger, Robert L. Distaff Sketch Book - A Collection of Notes and Sketches on Women's Dress in America 1774-1783
Pioneer Press 1974 Wraps Very Good 
BW Drawings & Patterns; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages; 1974 Pioneer Press. Oversize saddlestapled paperback with illustrated card covers. Book is bright, tight and without markings. Thin outline of shelf soiling to cover at edges. Appears unread. VG 
Price: 8.50 USD
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