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1) "A Child's History of England" parts appearing in Household Words
Dickens, Charles
 
New York: Angell, Engle & Hewitt, Publishers First Edition. Sections of "A Child's History of England" appearing in periodical form. Chapter XX, XXII, XLI in various copies of Household Words bound together as "Selections from Household Words" and published by James Miller. Front hinge cracked, pages toned. Tear to edges of cloth, bubbling. Fair condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound Periodicals. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
2) A. Madhaviah: A Biography
Anantha Raman, Sita
 
New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 190 pp. This text includes a biography of the great 19th century Tamil social reformer, humanist and scholar A. Madhaviah 1872-1925, followed by a translation of his novel Muthumeenakshi: The Autobiography of a Brahmin Girl 1903. Madhaviah focused on the harsh conditions of female existence amongst the upper caste although he was not a pessimist. He supported widow remarriage and argued that the salvation of women and society la... more information

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$42.00
3) A=B
Wilf, Herbert B.; Petkovsek, Marko; Zeilberger, Doron
 
Natick, MA, U.S.A.: A K Peters, Limited, 1996. Natick: Peters, 1996. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 212 pp. This book aims to show that computers are not only very fast but, in at least one field of mathematics, pretty smart too. In the area of combinatorial identities, computers are able to find very elegant proofs of difficult theorems unassisted by human intervention. New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$55.00
4) ABC: The Museum of Modern Art New York
Mayers, Florence Cassen
 
New York: Abrams, 1986. First edition. Folio. Glossy boards, unnumbered. ABCs illustrated on every page with a unique art work from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Tiny scrape to one corner, boards lightly scuffed. Near fine.. First Edition. Glossy Boards. Near Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. Folio. ... more information

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$95.00
5) AEROGRAMMES
Jennings, Peter
 
Chippenham, UK: Picton Publishing, 1973. First edition, stated first printing. Cloth binding, 91 pp., illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. SIGNED BY PETER JENNINGS on title page. An award-winning collection of British Aerogrammes, from its birth as a means of sending messages via balloon out of a beleaguered Paris during the Siege of 1870-71, to the production of pictorial Aerogrammes in 1972. Jennings is one of the world's leading authorities on British Aerogrammes not to be confus... more information

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$85.00
6) AIR IN FACT AND FANCY
Slote, Alfred
 
Cleveland and New York: World, 1968. First edition, first printing. Decorative cloth binding with figure of Icarus in gilt and gilt titles. 160 pp. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Dustjacket is chipped at top and bottom. Fine in good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Good. Illus. by Dickas, Dan. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$55.00
7) AKAVAK. An Eskimo Journey
Houston, James
 
New York: Harcourt, 1968. First Edition. Decorative cloth binding, 80 pp. The strength of youth and the wisdom of an old man are united in the Arctic on a perilous journey. Ex-library. Dustjacket price-clipped, otherwise fine. Tape shadows, rubs to endpapers and library markings. In fresh protective mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
8) ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP
Mackinstry, E
 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First edition. Published September, 1935 stated. 4to. Green cloth binding with titles and decoration of lamp in black. 16 pp. including illustrated title in color, richly illustrated in four colors and in black and white. Crisp illustrated dustjacket. Soiling to dustjacket, wear at extremities, neat gift inscription inside front board, light fade line top of boards. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Ne... more information

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$165.00
9) ALEXANDER HAMILTON
Schouler, James
 
Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1901. Boston: Small, Maynard, 1901. 16mo. Beacon Biographies series. First Edition. Blindstamped blue cloth binding, gold titles, top edge gilt, rough-cut pages. Decorative endpapers. Antique library bookplate, hand-numbered and hand-dated. Engraving of Hamilton with facsimile signature, protective tissue. Attractive engraved vignette followed by title page. 140 pp., 2 pp advertising. Library pocket, front hinge cracked, impressions not marks left by pen to title. Good... more information

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$65.00
10) ALFRED I. DUPONT, THE FAMILY REBEL
James, Marquis
 
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1941. Early edition. Red cloth binding, 599 pp. Frontispiece of DuPont with additional photographs. Well-written biography of the industrial leader. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate no pocket. Dustjacket flap is adhered to free endpapers. Minimal library markings. Solid, very good condition.. Early. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

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$26.00
11) ALICE IN WONDERLAND IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
Gorham, J. C. (Lewis Carroll)
 
New York: A. L. Burt, 1905. First edition. Large paste-on over cloth boards. 97 pp. followed by 1 page of advertising. Edges of paste-on worn, image a little rubbed, fraying bottom of spine, corners. Read board scuffed. The book was owned by little Charlotte Clement of Bangor, Me. who left her signature on the ffep with some pencil drawings, on the title page, also in pencil, and pencilled a note on the rear board. Title page taped in, title chipped. A few tears in pages. Overall the hand-sewn binding is so... more information

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$55.00
12) ALL KINDS OF TIME
Behn, Harry
 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1950. Presumed first, no publication date, copyright 1950. Illustrated cover, yellow endpapers, minimalist illustrations throughout. A couple of bangs to boards, name on ffep. Very good condition.. First Edition. Paper-Covered Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$16.00
13) ALS from Brougham to Albert Megson re capital punishment
Brougham and Vaux, Henry Charles, Baron (to Albert Megson)
 
Penrith, 1866. Penrith, U.K. 9 September 1866, stamped 10 September 1866. Autograph letter from Lord Brougham to Albert Megson, Manchester. "Private, 9. Sept. 1866, Lord Brougham presents his compliments to Mr. Megson and assures him that he wishes as well as possible to the proposed meeting. But in his capacity of judge in the highest court of appeal it would be improper for him to attend the meeting. He read with much concern the account of the late execution in Manchester & he had conceived that... more information

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$125.00
14) ALS signed about keeping men in prison forever
Brougham, Henry Lord
 
Original autograph letter signed "H. Brougham" to a Mr. Harris about a bill that enables a man to be kept in prison forever. Two pages taped together. Very good.. Very Good. ... more information

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$45.00
15) THE AMERICAN NEPTUNE MARITIME HISTORY & ARTS, Volume 56, Number 4
Gough, Barry M., editor in chief
 
Salem, MA: The Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. 4to First Edition. Stiff pictorial wrappers, 96 pp., xxiv. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white. Includes Clark G. Reynolds, "The Maritime Character of Minoan Civilization"; Alston Kennerley, "Frank Thomas Bullen, 1857-1915: Whaling and Nonfiction Maritime Writing"; Robert Keith Headland, "An Early Antarctic Landing: Captain Cooper's Log of the Levant, 1853"; Raymond James Maloney, "Wh... more information

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$55.00
16) AMONG MY BOOKS
Lowell, James Russell
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886. Early reprint. 12mo. Half calf over marble boards, matching marble endpapers and matching marble page edges. Contemporary signature of Gertrude M. Cleveland dated in year of publication. 380 pp. Leather spine labels cracked, some pieces missing, revealing calf underneath. Edges rubbed. Solid book in otherwise good condition.. Early Reprint. Half-Leather. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$42.00
17) AMSTERDAM THEN AND NOW (TOEN EN NU; TEL QU'IL FUT - TEL QU'IL EST; DAMALS UND JETZT
Editor
 
Amsterdam: H. D. Pfann, 1969. First edition. Dark red cloth with decoration and titles in gilt. 119 pp. Oblong folio. Endpapers decorated with old maps and photograph of Amsterdam. 4-pp. introduction laid in. Compliments card from IBM pasted to half-title. Heavily illustrated and monochrome and full color. Dustjacket has mainly edgewear, a few short tears, edge folding and scuffing with a small chip to spine. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. ... more information

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$95.00
18) ANIMAL FOOTPRINTS
Kato, Yoshiko
 
Union City, CA: Heian, 1993. First American Edition. 4to. Pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket. 47 pp., illustrated throughout in color featuring actual size footprints of animals including fold-out picture of elephant footprint. New in new dustjacket.. First American Edition. Pictorial Boards. New/New. Illus. by Hisa, Kunihiko. 4to.. ... more information

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$22.00
19) 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 1931
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1932. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1932. 8vo. Dark green silk binding, gold Smithsonian logo, gold titles. 592 pp. Reports of the various branches of the Smithsonian, including acquisitions by The National Gallery, Freer Gallery of Art, National Museum, Bureau of American Ethnology, National Zoological Park, Astrophysical Observatory. 19 pp. of plates. Interesting appendices on atomic science, discovery of primitive human beings i... more information

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$29.00
20) 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

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$22.00
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