Larry D. Laster Rare Books & Antique Art
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #846666
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Landscape-Historical Illustrations Of Scotland, And The Waverly Novels: From Drawings By J. M. W. Turner. Descriptions by G. N. Wright; Comic Illustrations by G. Cruikshank. Fisher, Son & Co.: London, Paris & New York (1836-1838). Volumes I and II Complete; 38 Plates & Frontispiece in Volume I and 52 Plates in Volume II. Bound in full smooth tan calf with gilt-ruled covers and gilt-decorated spines with red and black labels, raised hubs and six compartments. The spine tops are chipped...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #846654
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Revised Code Of North Carolina, Enacted By The General Assembly At The Session Of 1854, Prepared by Bartholomew F. Moore and Asa Biggs. In One Volume; Boston: Little, Brown And Company, 1855. Full calf leather binding with 'Philip Heinsberger Book-Binder, Wilmington, NC' label inside the front cover. Covers and spine are blind-ruled. The spine carries a single red leather label with gilt lettering. The binding has general wear but is in remarkable condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #846644
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Published in Nine Parts. Gravure Illustration Company, Chicago, 1924. Part 1: 10 Plates, Part 2: 9 Plates, Part 3: 10 Plates, Part 4: 9 Plates, Part 5: 9 Plates, Part 6: 8 Plates, Part 7: 7 Plates, Part 8: 7 Plates, Part 9: 8 Plates. The plate pages measure 13 1/2" x 10 3/4." Portfolio presentation of nine individual folios of seven to ten plates each, as indicated; each part issued with an illustrated decorative paper cover...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #846626
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$150.00
Special Limited Supplement, The American Historical Society Incorporated, 1927. Bound in 3/4 brown grained leather and marbled boards with gilt lettering and ruling on the spine. Loaded with 149 full-page photo-engraved portrait plates and information on prominent NC men and women. The interior is lightly toned but very nice overall...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #845905
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Published by James Iredell. Printed by Hodge & Willis, Edenton, North Carolina, MDCCXCI (1791). Bound in full original calf binding with raised spine hubs with gilt ruling and six compartments on the spine. 732 pages through 1791, then 20 pages of 1792, 23 pages of 1793, 20 pages of 1794, 20 pages of 1795, 43 pages (Though mis-numbered) of 1796, 15 pages of 1797, 27 pages of 1798, 20 pages of 1799, 26 pages of 1800, a 10-page Index and then 29 pages of 1801...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #845904
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Edited by Adelaide L. Fries, Publications of the North Carolina Historical Commission, Raleigh, NC. Four Volumes total, all First Editions. Vol. 1: 1922; Vol. 2: 1925; Vol. 3: 1926; Vol. 4: 1930...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #845882
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$150.00
Original Lithograph. Published by F. G. Moon on May 1, 1841. Full margins on the sides and top. Bottom area is trimmed, allowing only a 1/4" below image line; the date of publishing shows but the title is gone. Toned overall with mat window burn. There is a pin hole at the top right corner of mat burn with light surface abrasion just below the pinhole. Sheet is 12 1/2" x 16 5/8."
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #845877
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Signed and dated in plate, March 10, 1839. Published by F. G. Moon on October 1, 1842. Lightly toned with a couple of foxing marks and some light masking tape burn around the perimeter from the mat window liner. There is a pin hole at the top left and bottom right two corners and light abrasions at each. Sheet is 23 5/8" x 16 7/8."
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #845862
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Original Lithograph. Signed and dated in plate, March 7, 1839. Published by F. G. Moon on August 18, 1842. Lightly toned with a couple of foxing marks and some light masking tape burn around the perimeter from the mat window liner. There is a pin hole at the top two corners and light abrasions at each. A 1/2" tear on the far right edge does not enter into the image. Sheet is 23 1/4" x 17."
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #845848
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Original Colored Lithograph. Signed and dated in plate, April 19, 1841. Published by F. G. Moon on June 1, 1841. Lightly toned with a couple of foxing marks in the lower right margin and one pin-size mark between small tower and large dome. There are 1/2" margins around the sides and the top. The lower area measures 13/16" but is trimmed directly through the title. Sheet is 14" x 20 3/8."
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This typed letter on ruled stationary was sent from Leavenworth Prison in 1939, and contains a great deal of information on some of his birds. "Special Purpose, May 9, 1939" is stamped in red at the top of the first page, and the pen signature reads "Robert Stroud #17431." Sheets measure 10 1/4" x 8."
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Engraving has a printed signature and measures 11 3/8" x 8;" engraved by William E. Marshall, Copyright 1879 by Houghton Osgood & Co. The accompanying, separate clipped signature measures 2" x 3 1/4," and was hand-signed in brown fountain pen.
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Hand-numbered 73/100 on the back of the photo; measures 8\"\"\" x 10.\"\"\"
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
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Ball point pen signature as Vice President of S. G. S. Associates, made out to Triple G. Garage; check measures 3" x 8 1/4."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #843793
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Advance And Retreat: Personal Experiences In The United States And Confederate Armies by J. B. Hood. Published for the Hood Orphan Memorial Fund; G. T. Beauregard, New Orleans, LA, 1880. Gray cloth binding with black ruling and gilt lettering on covers and spine. Spine ends are chipping; cover is soiled, bumped at corners and worn at extremities. Internally, the pages are toned with some foxing throughout. A trace of a bookplate remains inside the cover. 358 pages; 8 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #843788
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By Sally Rochester Ford. Reprinted From The Mobile Edition. New York: Charles B. Richardson, 1864. Bound in publisher's purple blind-tooled patterned cloth with gilt-lettered spine. The top of the spine is chipped off 3/4" to the first-ruled line; also 1/4" off the bottom of the spine. The spine is also sun-faded and the corners are bumped and worn. There is a 7/8" tear along the front hinge. The interior is toned with foxing scattered throughout. Engraved plate and proceeding page page as well ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #843783
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New York: Blelock & Co., 1866. Bound in brown publisher's cloth with blind-ruled covers and gilt-lettered spine. Bumped corners; worn at extremities; spine ends chipping. There is a 1/2" split at the bottom of the front hinge. Internally, the first two flyleaves are missing and the pages are toned with occasional foxing. Red pencil lines notate various passages. Previous owner signed Title Page in 1866. 216 pages and 2 pages of advertisements; 7 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #843776
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Complete In Two Volumes; New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. Volume I is 584 pages; Volume II is 648 pages. Original green publisher's cloth with gilt medal of Grant on front and back of each cover along with gilt lettering on covers and spines. Covers have wear with bumped corners and spine ends, also beginning to chip. First flyleaf is lacking in both volumes; interiors are evenly toned with foxing. There are newspaper marks on pages 158-159 and on pages 228-229. 9 1/4" tall.