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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #731181
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London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1849. Full deep navy Morocco leather, gilt-tooled front and back; all edges gilt with raised hubs on spine with six gilt-tooled compartments. 7" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #731174
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With a preface by the Rev. T. S. Grimshawe, A. M. A New Edition; London: William Tegg & Co., 1853. Full red Morocco leather, handsomely gilt-tooled prize binding with all edges gilt. 'Coopers Company School' gilt emblazoned emblem on front cover and presentation label to Master Walter J. Cruickshank for his General Proficiency, 1856. 6 1/2" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #731162
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$200.00
Philadelphia: H. C. Peck a Theo Bliss, 1853. Full purple leather binding, elaborately gilt-tooled overall on front, back and spine; all edges gilt. Illustrated throughout with some foxing. 8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #731151
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$125.00
Weisbaden, Schellenbergschen Hofbuchdruckerei, ca. 1800. Full black leather binding, gilt-ruled front and back with gilt-tooling and blind-stamped decoration on front, back and spine; raised hubs and five compartments on spine with ownership or binder's name at bottom of spine: 'El. Hannkammer.' All fore-edges gilt; moire endpapers. 6 7/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #731143
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$150.00
Full Title: "Neuf Ans De Souvenirs D'Un Ambassadeur D'Autriche A Paris, Sous Le Second Empire 1851-1859" by Alexandre De Hubner. Two Volumes; Paris: Plon-Nourrit Et Cie, 1904. Bound in green 3/4 Morocco leather and marbled boards, gilt-ruled front, back and spine; gilt decorations in five compartment on spine with raised hubs. The bookplate of 'Constance E. Borland The Lea' inside each book. 9 1/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #730909
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Translated from the original by Charles R. Sumner from the London edition. Volume One only. Boston: Cummings, Hilliard and Co., 1825. Bound in full original mottled calf, with gilt ruling and decoration on spine, with red and green labels, sponge-decorated fore-edges. The binding is worn but tight; hinges are intact. This is from the Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr. (Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina, 1893-1932) Estate; his signature is on two pages. 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #730901
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Full Title: "S. Clementis Romani, S. Ignatii, S. Polycarpi, Patrum Apostolicorum." Two Volumes; Oxonii: E. Typographeo Academico, 1847. Bound in full calf with gilt ruling and blind-tooled decoration on front and rear covers; spines have raised hubs and six compartments are gilt-tooled, with two labels in red and black. Front and rear hinge are starting to split at the top of Volume 1; otherwise both volumes are tight and clean. All fore-edges are marbled; 'F. W...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #730872
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Books by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, D. D. Illustrated Edition; Volumes I and II. New York: Anson D. F. Randolph & Co., 1883 (?). Contains thirteen photogravures. Blue 3/4 leather and marbled paper; some wear and scuffing but otherwise tight binding; interior very clean. 8 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #730866
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Published by The American Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals, New York, 1868 (?). Lists officers of the Society, May of 1867. 3/4 black leather and mottled paper boards, spine is gilt-ruled, front and rear hinges are split but covers remain attached by cords. Contains one illustration which has slipped but still is firmly attached, foxed and toned throughout. 7 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #730849
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Edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright. London and Cambridge: Macmillanand Co., 1867. Deep blue Morocco leather binding, elaborate gilt and blind-tooled front, rear and spine. The front cover has a central inlaid ivory ornament with a colored vase and flowers; the spine is divided into six compartments by hubs, then gilt-ruled and decorated with a fleur-de-lis emblem. Lacks first free endpaper; otherwise clean and tightly-bound. 6 7/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #730840
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$125.00
Treizieme Edition, Paris: Pagnerre, Editeur, 1844. Includes 27 engraved portraits. 1/2 smooth blue leather and mottled paper binding, spine gilt-ruled with two black labels, six compartments. First free flyleaf imprinted at bottom: "Docteur Lancevin, Havre" in oval stamp. Foxed throughout, binding is tight. 10 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #730835
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London: Saunders and Oatley, 1838. First Edition. Bound in full dark green Morocco leather, gilt-ruled and tooled decoration on front, rear and spine; all fore-edges gilt. Corners bumped, front upper part of hinge repaired, spine top repaired crudely, embossed Thanet House, Stafford Road, Wallington on second free fly leaf. 7" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #730519
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$125.00
Wurzburg, 1834. Full red leather, gilt-tooled front, rear and spine, all fore-edges gilt, back cover dated 1836. 6 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #730510
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$130.00
Philadelphia: Key and Biddle, 1834. Bound in full red leather with blind and gilt tooling on front and rear covers; spine is gilt-tooled and dated. Foxed throughout; all fore-edges are gilt. 6 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #730497
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$125.00
1957 Facsimile of the 1489 book. This is #251 of an edition of 5000. Bound in full vellum; cover has a blind-embossed emblem; chip at top hinge. 8 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1700 item #730491
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Full Title: An Historical Account Of Church-Government As It Was In Great Britain And Ireland by The Bishop Of St. Asaph. London: Printed for Charles Brome, 1684. Original full calf, chipped, loose on boards; pencil notations on Title Page and last two flyleaves, pen ownership Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr., Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina, 1893-1932. 7 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #730483
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$400.00
London: Printed by Voluntary Subscription; In Order To Be Dispersed In His Majesty's Colonies And Islands In America, 1748. Bound in full calfskin with blind ruling on front and rear covers, raised hubs and six compartments on spine with no labels. Hinges are cracking; book lacks first flyleaf. 246 pages and one-page advertisement. 8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #730476
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Fourth Edition, Dublin: W. Wilson, 1776. Full original calf binding; front hinge cracked; corners bumped but otherwise the book is in sound condition. The interior has some foxing and toning; at some point a child drew with pencil sketches on the first and second free flyleaves. Also on the first flyleaf is an embossed stamp of James Webb Cheshire at the bottom, as well as an ink signature of Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr., the Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina from 1893-1932...