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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

By: N/A

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Passau, Mangoldischen Hofbuchdruckerei: 1791

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 13565

Condition: 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... View more info

The New Bath Guide, or Memoirs of the B. N. R. D. Family, in a Series of Poetical Epistles

By: (Anstey, Christopher)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pall-mall London, J. Dodsley: 1770

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 37996

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages; 7th edition. Period calf leather. Rear board detached; upper board tenuously attached by cords. Boards chipped at corner and spine ends; some shallow chipping from leather along the rear joint. Decorative monogram in manuscript to front pastedown. Half-title and frontis present but front blanks lacking. Damp staining to top margins of the page stock. Binding or restoration copy. Fair only thus View more info

Falconry and Art

By: Chamerlat, Christian Antoine De

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11728

ISBN: 0856673382

Condition: 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 ... View more info

William Gifford, Tory Satirist, Critic and Editor,

By: Clark, Roy Benjamin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell: 1967

Seller ID: 0919W259595

Condition: 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- View more info

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

By: Company, Carpenters' (Ed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carpenters' Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 12777

Condition: 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 View more info

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]

By: David M Hogan, Ed

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. Towar & D. M. Hogan: 1830

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26083

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" 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 ... View more info

Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History & Technology

By: Davis, Audrey & Toby Appel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11856

ISBN: 091549700X

Condition: 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 View more info

Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

By: Deane, C.V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20524

Condition: 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++. View more info

History of Lebanon, N.H., 1761-1887

By: Downs, Charles A.

Price: $79.50

Publisher: Concord, NH, Rumford Printing Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12283

Condition: 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++ View more info

American Furniture; Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum

By: Downs, Joseph & Henry Francis Du Pont

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1978

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 30804

ISBN: 0517243296

Condition: 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. View more info

Anti Muratorius Sive Confutatio Muratorianae Disputationis De Rebus Liturgicis Ad Salomonem Deylingium

By: Ernesti, Johann August

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Lipsiae; Leipzig, J. Wendler: 1755

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12791

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" 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 searc... View more info

European Settlement and Development in North America Essays on Geographical Change in Honour and Memory of Andrew Hill Clark

By: Gibson, James R.

Price: $16.49

Publisher: Toronto, Univ of Toronto Press: 1978

Seller ID: 12618

ISBN: 0802033571

Condition: 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 View more info

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

By: Groff, C. (Of Ohio)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1851

Seller ID: 18346

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" 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 View more info

The Beauties of Hervey; or, Descriptive, Picturesque and Instructive Passages, Selected from the Works of This Deservedly Admired Author...

By: Hervey, James (1714-58)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Robert Campbell: 1794

Seller ID: 25720

Condition: 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 ... View more info

The Scotch-Irish of Northampton County, Pennsylvania

By: John Cunningham Clyde; Preston A Laury; Northampton County (Pa. ) Historical and Genealogical Society

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Easton PA, Northampton County Historical Genealogic: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13207

Condition: 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... View more info

Christliches Handbuchlein, Oder Auserlesene Stellen Der Heiligen Schrift, Mit Versen Begleitet ... Mit Morgen Und Abend-Gebetern, Etc

By: Lavater, Johann Kaspar

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Offenbach, Reinheckel: 1772

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14905

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 208 pages; A-N8. Original leather boards with an institution's reinforcement of brown cloth tape over spine. Period hand painted patterned endpapers and pastedowns. Contents bright and clean. Evidence of a call label base of spine and residue of a removed bookplate to the front pastedown. Leather boards have webbed surface stress cracking with some several flakes of the very surface of the leather missing. Corners rubbed with boards peeking through. A solid and complete copy with minimal evidence of prior institutional ownership. Could easily be rebacked with symp... View more info

Grefvinnan Spastaras Dod

By: Lidner, Herr [Bengt]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Joh. Georg Lange: 1783

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34318

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 16 pages; 1783 Joh. Georg Lange; Stockholm. 1st edition. Disbound copy. [1-5] 6 -16 pp. Clean pages; no marks. Uncommon. G+ View more info

The Home of Washington, And its Associations, Historical, Biographical, and Pictorial

By: Lossing, Benson John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W. A. Townsend: 1866

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18858

Condition: Good


Engravings and woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages; In publisher's pebbled brown calf binding with ruling and titling in gilt. Text block snug and neat with all edges gilt and tissue guards intact. Rear board and marbled endpage detached. Leather at spine rubbed over raised bands and at ends. Fore edge of rear board well rubbed. Solid contents with binding dull and rubbed at spine and detached rear board. A candidate for rebacking. Good only View more info

The Case of Ireland's Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England, Stated . .. to Which is Added the Case of Tenures Upon the Commission of Defective Titles, Argued by all the Judges of Ireland

By: Molyneux, William & James Barry

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Dublin, W. Boreham at Angel in Pater-Noster-Row: 1720

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38074

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages; Soundly bound in contemorary panelled polished calf boards and a rebacked spine late 19th or early 20th century. Red leather title label to spine. Endpages refreshed contemporary to the rebacking/restoration. Signatures A-Q4, R2. Pagination error with 142/143 misnumbered as 144/145. Partial internal split between signatures at H8 and I1 and mild gapping at K7/K8. Old bookseller inkstamp to front pastedown and 20th century ownership in pen top edge same. Mild crazing to leather at board edges. Paged continuoulsy but with separate title pages. Apparently the... View more info

An Authentic History of Lancaster County in the State of Pennsylvania

By: Mombert, J. I.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, J. E. Barr and Co.: 1869

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36008

Condition: Good+


Maps, lithographs, engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 792 pages; 1st edition. Bound in original speckled calf with black leather title label to spine, tooled in gilt. Binding remains sound though weak in the joints and with leather splitting over the front joint. Leather rubbed and worn at edges. Contents complete and clean; all maps and plates present and neat. A short mended margin tear to the folding frontis county map. Colored Geologic map drawn by notable Lancaster printer, David Stauffer. Usual and expected light toning adjoining the frontis and plates; priopr ownership penned to f... View more info