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1) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION SHOWING THE OPERATIONS, EXPENDITURES AND CONDITION OF THE INSTITUTION FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30 1905, REPORT OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM
Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum
 
Washington, D. C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1906. Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1906. 8vo. Green silk binding, gilt titles, 132 pp. including index. Includes lists of accesssions to the collections. Ex-library with usual markings. Very good condition.. First Edition. Silk. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
2) Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures and Condition of the Institution for the Year 1863
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington, D.C.: Washington Government Printing Office, 1872. Washington, D.C., Washington Government Printing Office. 1872. Edition unstated. 8vo. Dark red cloth with black lettering embossed on spine, 419 pp. Ex-Library from Sturgis Library. Spine and extremities sunned, small discolorations on front and back boards, appears unread or gently read.. Unknown. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$34.00
3) Catalogue of German Printed Books to 1900 in the British Museum
Paisey, David
 
London, United Kingdom: British Museum Pubns Ltd, 2002. London: British Museum Publications, 2002. 136 pp. One color and 12 black and white plates. This book catalogues for the first time in detail the relatively small but important collection of German printed books in The British Museum's Department of Prints and Drawings. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
4) The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia Vols. XI and XII, New Volumes, Supplement
Smith, Benjamin E., editor
 
New York: The Century Company, 1909. New York: The Century Company, 1909. First edition. Two volumes. Folio. 1467 pp. in the two volumes, plus supplement of proper names. The new volumes have, for example, new facts relating to telegraphy or railroading, or new subjects like wireless telegraphy, aeroplanes, radium, etc. Purchased directly from one of nation's oldest libraries with hand numbered and dated bookplate, Small chip in front endpaper of one volume, tiny library stamps, no pockets or exterior ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$150.00
5) A Common-School Grammar of the English Language
Kerl, Simon
 
New York and Chicago: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., 1877. New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co. Reprint. 12mo. Cloth over leather spine, 354 pp. Contemporary marginalia and doodles. Boards quite worn at edges, soild. Fair condition.. Reprint. Quarter Leather. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$15.00
6) A Dictionary for Primary Schools
Webster, Noah
 
New York: F. J. Huntington and Co., 1838. New York: Huntington, 1838. Early edition, copyright 1833. Full leather binding, gold titles, four compartments defined. 341 pp. followed by 2 pages of reviews. Children's writing in pencil on endpapers and title. Spine faded, boards chipped top and bottom of spine with 1/8" loss of material. Boards quite rubbed, corner of front board stained, light stain to corner of title no other pages affected. Lacking front endpaper. Light to moderate foxing. Good co... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$288.00
7) Dissertations on the English Language, English Linguistics 1500-1800 (Collection of Facsimile Reprints), R. C. Alston, editor, No. 54
Webster, Noah;Franklin, Benjamin
 
Menston, U. K.: The Scolar Press Limited, 1967. Menston; Scolar Press, 1967.Dissertations on the English Language: with Notes, Historical and Critical, to which is added, by way of Appendix, an essay on a reformed mode of spelling with Dr. Franklin's arguments on that subject. Reprint edition. Green cloth binding, gold decoration and titles, dark green leather spine. 410 pp. Facsimile of 1789 first edition, including Benjamin Franklin's notes. Dedicated to Benjamin Franklin. Light stain to corner of... more information

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$80.00
8) ELITE Storia universale dell'arte, 40 volumes (complete)
Bonicatti, Maurizio;Causa, Raffaello;Martini, Alberto;Mazzini, Franco;Monti, Franco;Negri,Renata;Pignatti, Terisio;Russoli, Franco
 
Milano, Italia: Fratelli Fabbri Editori, 1966. Milano: Fratelli Fabbri Editori, 1966. Gold-decorated brown leatherette, gold titles, 40-volume history of art. Each book is approximately 160 pp., profusely illustrated with color photographs. Volumes cover the Egyptians, Sumerians to the Persians, Age of Ancient Greece, Classical Greece to Etruria, Roman Art from the Republic to the Late Imperium, China, Japan and Korea, India and Indonesia, Early Christianity to the Western European Middle Ages, Roman Art i... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$300.00
9) Encyclopaedia Brittanica - 11th edition - 29 volumes
 
Cambridge: Britannica, 1911. Cambridge England: Cambridge Press, 1911. Folio. 28 volumes plus 1 volume index, 29 volumes total. Full black calf, all edges gilt. Occasional scuffing. This is the famous 11th edition, including the index volume. Indian paper, flexible gilt-ruled black calf, bindings strong. Very good.. 11th Edition. Ful Calf. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. Folio. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$690.00
10) Encyclopaedia Brittanica: or, A Dictonary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature [...]
(Bell, Andrew, and Marcfarquhar, Colin, publishers:)
 
Edinburgh: Bell, Andrew & Macfarquhar, Colin, publishers, 1797. Edinburgh: Bell, Andrew & Macfarquhar, Colin, 1797. 4to. Pages from the third edition, in eighteen volumes, greatly improved, specifically, the final part: text to vol. XVIII Part II + 4 full-page engraved illustrations to this volume, title-pages to all volumes, preface to volume one, errata to all eighteen vols., 2 ll. cancellanda for volumes XIV and VIII, and frontispiece to vol. I. Large 4to, pp. xvi title-page and preface to vol.... more information

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$320.00
11) Everybody's Cyclopedia. Five volumes (complete)
Leonard-Stuart, Charles; Hagar, George J., editors
 
New York: Syndicate Publishing Company, 1912. Five-volume set. Blue cloth binding, decoratively blindstamped, gold titles. Chronological history of the world graphically represented by colored charts, treasury of facts, and statistical record of the world. Crisp clean copies with minor scuffs and edgewear; one volume bound upside down. Very good plus condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
12) HARPER & BROTHERS' ILLUSTRATED EDUCATIONAL CATALOGUE
Harper & Brothers
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. Rare publisher's education catalogue, c. 1888. No publication date. 16mo. 216 pp. Detailed listing of all the educational titles published by Harper & Brothers. Illustrated with in-text engravings from the different text books. Pedagogical notes, descriptions and prices of the different series, comments from educators. Invaluable for the collector of American children's literature and those interested in tracing the availability of affordable literature from the B... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$85.00
13) Historical Atlas of the United States Centennial Edition (book, portfolio in slipcase)
National Geographic Society
 
Washington, D. C.: National Geographic Society, 1993. Centennial Edition, Deluxe. Map pastedown over dark blue cloth, gilt titles, historical map pastedown and endpapers, illustrated throughout, 288 pp. Separate portfolio of Guide Maps to U.S. History containing magnifying sheet, 17 guide maps on 10 fold-out maps historical, physical, political with indices, transparency, all in fine condition. Light foxing to half-title, shadow of previous price to front endpaper, miscellaneous scuffs and nicks to slipca... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$250.00
14) The House in Good Taste
de Wolfe, Elsie (Lady Elsie de Wolfe Mendl)
 
New York: The Century Company, 1913. First edition, NY: Century, 1913. Grey cloth binding with pink, yellow, white and gilt decoration, top edge gilt. Blind stamped lettering on spine. Frontispiece photograph with facsimile signature, protective tissue. Illustrated with photographs in color and black and white. 322 pp. Born in New York, New York, the daughter of Georgina Copeland and Stephen de Wolfe, Ella Anderson de Wolfe was educated privately in New York and in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she lived with ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$900.00
15) Library of Universal Knowledge, Vol. VIII
Editor
 
New York: American Book Exchange, 1880. First thus. 1880. VG+. Part of a twenty volume set. A reprint of the last 1879 Edinburgh and London edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. Large additions on topics for American readers. Maroon cloth/no issued DJ. Gilt lettering. Boards have light edgewear and rubbing. Light silverfishing. Spine cloth has chipping at top edge. Front hinge open. Spine tight. A handsome copy of this reference volume covering 'Honolulu' to 'Lepidus.'. Cloth. Very Good. 16mo - over 5&fra... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
16) Library of Universal Knowledge, Vol. VI
Editor
 
New York: American Book Exchange, 1880. First thus. 1880. VG+. Part of a twenty volume set. A reprint of the last 1879 Edinburgh and London edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. Large additions on topics for American readers. Maroon cloth/no issued DJ. Gilt lettering. Boards have light edgewear and rubbing. Light silverfishing. Spine cloth has chipping at top edge. Spine tight. A handsome copy of this reference volume covering 'Ether' to 'Georgetown.'. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾&q... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$28.00
17) Library of Universal Knowledge, Vol. III
Editor
 
New York: American Book Exchange, 1880. First thus. 1880. VG+. Part of a twenty-one volume set. A reprint of the last 1879 Edinburgh and London edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. Large additions on topics for American readers. Maroon cloth/no issued DJ. Gilt lettering. Boards have edgewear and rubbing. Light silverfishing. Spine cloth has a tear at top edge. Spine tight. A handsome copy of this reference volume covering 'Birs' to 'Caterpillar.'. Cloth. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾"... more information

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$25.00
18) Library of Universal Knowledge, Vol. IX
Editor
 
New York: American Book Exchange, 1880. First thus. 1880. VG+. Part of a twenty volume set. A reprint of the last 1879 Edinburgh and London edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. Large additions on topics for American readers. Maroon cloth/no issued DJ. Gilt lettering. Boards have light edgewear and rubbing. Light silverfishing. Spine cloth has wear at top edge. Spine tight. A handsome copy of this reference volume covering 'Lepisma' to 'Mullion.'. Cloth. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾"... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
19) Lippincott's Pronouncing Gazetteer. A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary, Of The World.Neary 100,000 Places, With The Most Recent Information Regarding Countries, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Cities, Towns.In Every Portion Of Th
Thomas, J. and T. Baldwin, editors
 
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1857. Published 1857 copyright 1855, likely the second printing. Original calf with leather spine label, titles in gilt, 2182 pp. mostly double-column format. A massive book, internally clean and solid with rubbing to extremities and a couple of short scrapes to the leather at the edge. Preface dated August 1, 1855. Invaluable as a reference to the geography political and physical, commerce, education, religion, flora and fauna, and attitudes of the times. Very good.. Ear... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$110.00
20) Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages in Two Volumes, Ninth Edition
Seoane, M.
 
London: Longman, Brown, 1831. London; Longman, Brown and others, 1831. Two volumes. 8vo. Half-leather over marble boards, leather spine, 5 raised ridges, titles gilt, gilt decoration. All edges marble. Marble endpapers. Some rubbing to boards, hinges sound. Very good.. Ninth Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
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