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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #953578
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Historical Papers Upon Men and Events of Rare Interest in the Napoleonic Epoch by Joseph Hepburn Parsons, In Two Volumes. Saalfield Publishing Co. New York, Akron, Chicago (1914). Volume I is 411 pages and Volume II is 432 pages. Bound in 3/4 brown morocco leather and green cloth with gilt ruling on covers and gilt-decorated and lettered spines. 'J. H. Parsons 1914' stamped at the foot of each spine in gilt. There is wear to the extremities and the corners and ends are bumped...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #953576
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Complete in Two Volumes. 4th Edition, London: Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1822. Volume I is 512 pages and Volume II is 542 pages. There are four engravings. Bound in 3/4 green morocco leather and mottled boards. Some wear; corners bumped. Interiors are clean and tight. 8 1/2" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #953570
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$2000.00
Illustrated with Engravings by F. Bartolozzi & P. W. Tomkins from Original Pictures Painted for the Work by William Hamilton. London: Printed by T. Bensley, 1807. Folio Edition of 236 pages with ten full-page plates and a full-page frontispiece as well as five half-page plates of stipple and line engravings. Re-bound in full leather in the 1920's, retaining the original decorative leather covers overlaid on the re-bound covers. The laid paper end-papers were also re-bound at the same time...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #953568
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History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria by G. Maspero, in 9 Volumes. Containing over 1200 Colored Plates and Illustrations. Connoisseur Edition, #2 of 200 Limited Edition, 1903-1906. These are the first nine Volumes, Translated by McClure. Four Volumes were added later to complete the 13-Volume set. Finely bound in 3/4 green morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt ruling on each cover and gilt decorations and lettering on spine with red leather inlays and four raised hubs...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #953558
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Complete in Eight Volumes. London: James Sangster & Co. ca. 1868. Finely bound in 3/4 calf leather and marbled boards and fore-edges. The spines have six compartments and five hubs, gilt-decorated and lettered on red and green labels. There is some wear to the extremities with bumped and worn covers. Some hinges are tender but no broken. Internally mostly clean with some minor foxing. An abundance of engravings of famous personages throughout. 9 1/2" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #953556
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A Selection From The Letters And Despatches of the First Napoleon, With Explanatory Notes by Captain The Hon. D. A. Bingham. Complete in Three Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1884. Bound in 3/4 dark green grained leather and marbled boards with gilt ruling on covers and spines, which are lettered and compartmented with five raised hubs. There is some light external wear at the extremities but very nice presentation overall. Internally quite clean and sound...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #953554
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$1500.00
The Shakespeare Head Press. Stratford-On-Avon, 1904. Limited Edition of 1000 copies; this is #991. Bound in 3/4 navy morocco leather and cloth with gilt ruling on covers and spines. Lettered and decorated in six compartments with five raised hubs. Fore-edges are untrimmed and the top edges are gilt...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Dutch : Pre 1900 item #949644
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Signed 'N. Riegen 1869' in the lower right corner. There are a few small marks of paint loss throughout the image and a vertical scratch on the left side from frame removal. Board measures 9 5/8" x 13 1/8."
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : French : Pre 1900 item #949404
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Signed 'E. Plassan' in lower left corner. The painting is in very good condition with no visible flaws. Board measures 10 1/2" x 8 3/8;" frame is 15 5/8" x 13 5/8."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #949383
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Champlain Edition, Limited #614 of 1200. 21 Volumes. Boston: Little, Brown , And Co. New York: J. F. Taylor And Co. , 1897. A fine 3/4 binding in deep blue morocco leather and blue cloth with gilt lines at leather corners and edges. The spine is gilt-decorated with hubs and inlaid red flowers in four of the six compartments. The fore-edge is untrimmed and the top edge is gilt. The interiors are immaculate; the majority of the bindings are as if never opened. Each book is 8 1/2" tall and the set ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #948861
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1976 Limited Edition of "Ulysses" by James Joyce is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 3/8" tall and 1 7/8" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #948856
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature' 1979 Limited Edition of "Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings" is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall and 1 5/8" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #948846
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1981 Limited Edition of "Essays" by Emerson is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/8" tall and 1 1/2" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #948839
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1976 Limited Edition of "Walden" by Thoreau is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 8 7/8" tall and 1 1/2" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #948836
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1978 Limited Edition of "Political Writings" by Thomas Paine is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 8 3/4" tall and 1 3/4" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #948827
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Masterpieces Of American Literature' 1979 Limited Edition of "Four Plays" by Eugene O'Neill is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 5/8" tall and 1 5/8" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #948823
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1979 Limited Edition of "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin" is in very good condition. The leather binding is full leather with gold embossing, measuring 8 5/8" tall and 1" thick. There is a small stain on the bottom left corner of the front cover and some scuffing at the very top and bottom of the spine. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pie...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #948806
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This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1981 Limited Edition of "Leaves Of Grass" by Walt Whitman is in excellent condition. The leather binding is full with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall and 1 5/8" thick. There is some discoloration to the front cover, but the leather does not appear to be damaged or stained in any way (Perhaps sun-faded in one area). The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as origi...