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1 Addison, Joseph. Edited By Richard Green Edition De Luxe: Essays of Joseph Addison.
London The Roger De Coverley Club. 1880 Hard Cover Good + 8vo 
...xxiii, 349pp...Chosen & Edited by John Richard Green, M.A., LL.D....LIMITED EDITION...Only 1000 copies printed...RED LEATHER COVER WITH MARBLED BOARDS & ENDPAPERS...GILT DECORATED & LETTERED SPINE...No publication date stated but circa 1880...Heavily docketed reading copy...Spine is torn but holding. 002214 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Aesop, (Translated from the Greek By the Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend). AESOP'S FABLES.
New York. Parents' Magazine Press. 1964 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [240pp]... COLOR illustrated covers with matching dust jacket, illustrated endpapers... Illustrations designed by Harrison Weir and engraved by J. Greenaway... 007206 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Alighieri, Dante. Translated By Allan Gilbert. Inferno
Durham, N.C. Duke University Press 1969 Hard Cover As New As New 8vo 
...AS NEW - IN ORIGINAL SHRINK WRAP... 002112 
Price: 35.00 USD
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GENTLEMAN'S CALLING., Allestree, Richard.
4 Allestree, Richard. GENTLEMAN'S CALLING.
London Printed for T. Garthwait 1660 Leather. Very Good 12mo 
...[32, 176 pgs.]... 9 PAGES PRIVATE DEVOTIONS... SECOND EDITION PRINTED SAME YEAR AS THE FIRST...TWO ENGRAVED TITLE PAGES AS WELL AS FULL PAGE ENGRAVINGS OF JEREMIAH AND ZEDEKIAH...Preface initialed by H.H.(Humphrey Henchman 1592-1675 Bishop of London)...Popular advice book of the 17th century on how a gentleman should find a calling in life...Professionally rebacked with original spine and boards laid down...Full leather with gilt border on covers and 6 compartments on spine heavily decorated in gilt...Elaborate scenes on engraved title pages...Text block edged in red and good and tight... Small chip in title label on spine...Some rubbing to leather boards HOWEVER A VERY NICE COPY... SCARCE... 003490 
Price: 825.00 USD
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5 Anderson, Carl L. Poe in Northlight: The Scandinavian Response to His Life and Work.
Durham, N.C. Duke University Press. 1973 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
..First Edition..Fine in a fine dustjacket..Hardcover. 8vo. 228pp. 000699 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Andocides; Edited By E. C. Marchant. ANDOCIDES DE MYSTERIIS AND DE REDITU.
London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1900 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xii, 199pp]... Dark maroon cloth binding, stamped, gilt lettering on spine... Owner's signature... Pencil markings, otherwise clean and bright interior... FROM THE COLLECTION OF JAMES G. BAKER... 007116 
Price: 14.95 USD
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7 Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman Pontifex Maximus
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1925 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
...76pp...FIRST EDITION... Signature of former owner Cordelia H. Ball from Vermont on FFEP... 001589 
Price: 14.00 USD
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GOLDEN ASS.  TRANSLATED BY WILLIAM ADLINGTON MDLXVI., Apuleius, Lucius.
8 Apuleius, Lucius. GOLDEN ASS. TRANSLATED BY WILLIAM ADLINGTON MDLXVI.
London Chiswick Press 1904 Limited Hard Cover Very Good Folio 
...[226pp]...LIMITED EDITION, #5 OF 220...Translated by William Adlington (1566)...RE-BACKED WITH ORIGINAL MAROON BOARDS, TAN SPINE STRIP (moderate shelf wear) & with ORIGINAL TITLE LABEL pasted down on cover & spine...FRONTIS ENGRAVING OF APULEIUS, as well as ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE in Black & Red Lettering...Text includes Woodcut Initial Letters, as well as red lettering to denote book numbers...From the Chiswick Library of Noble Writers...TEXT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION... Binding is sound... Large Volume, Extra Shipping may apply... 000275 
Price: 68.50 USD
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SATYRICON., Arbitri, Petronii (Petronius; Gaius Petronius Arbiter).
9 Arbitri, Petronii (Petronius; Gaius Petronius Arbiter). SATYRICON.
1677 Hard Cover. Very Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
... [417pp]... Modern binding in brown cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine... Engraved frontispiece... Text in Latin... "ISIIS. Apud CL. AVDINET, via Amigdalina sub ani Veritatis Regioe, prope Col, Grassinoeum."... "Titi Petronii Arbitri Satyricon Ejusdemque fragmentum integrum Cum Notis Bourdeloty et Glossario Petroniano"... The author (ca. 27-66 AD) was a Roman courtier during the reign of Nero... "It is a rare example of a Roman novel, the only other surviving example (quite different in style and plot) being Metamorphoses written by Lucius Apuleius. It is also extremely important evidence for the reconstruction of what everyday life must have been like for the lower classes during the early Roman Empire."... 006021 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10 Autenrieth, Georg; Robert P. Keep; Isaac Flagg. HOMERIC DICTIONARY FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1966 Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xvi, 297pp]... Maroon cloth binding, gilt lettering on spine... Based upon the German of George Autenrieth, translated by Robert P. Keep, and revised by Isaac Flagg... FROM THE COLLECTION OF JAMES G. BAKER WITH HIS SIGNATURE... 007113 
Price: 15.00 USD
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LIBER SCRIPTORUM.  THE SECOND BOOK OF THE AUTHOR'S CLUB., Author's Club.
11 Author's Club. LIBER SCRIPTORUM. THE SECOND BOOK OF THE AUTHOR'S CLUB.
New York. The Author's Club. 1921 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Folio 
...584pp. ONLY EDITION.... LIMITED TO 251 COPIES...129 LITERARY CONTRIBUTIONS WITH MOST SIGNED BY AUTHOR... AUTHORS INCLUDE HENRY AUGUSTIN BEERS, RICHARD EDWIN DAY, WILLIAM HENRY PICKERING, ALBERT SHAW,ETC...GILT ON TOP EDGE...Decoratively stamped spine with title in gilt...Hinges cracked but tight...TEXT IN EXCELLENT CONDITION...A VERY NICE COPY...Large heavy volume, needs additional shipping charges... 000527 
Price: 275.00 USD
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STRAY CHAPTERS IN LITERATURE, FOLK-LORE, AND ARCHAEOLOGY., Axon, William E.A.:-
12 Axon, William E.A.:- STRAY CHAPTERS IN LITERATURE, FOLK-LORE, AND ARCHAEOLOGY.
London John Heywood. 1888 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[308pgs]...Brown cloth with GILT ON COVER & SPINE... Corners bumped and frayed...Top and bottom of spine chipped. 000366 
Price: 58.00 USD
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13 Bax, Clifford FLORENCE FARR BERNARD SHAW W.B. YEATS. LETTERS.
New York Dodd, Mead & CO. 1942 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo 
...[xii, 96 pgs.]...LETTERS WRITTEN TO FLORENCE FARR FROM BERNARD SHAW AND W.B. YEATS...Worn D.J. with spine sunned and chipped... 003559 
Price: 17.00 USD
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14 Bigelow, Charles Curtis and Temple Scott(ed.) WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. VOLUME IV. MASTER OF BALLANTRAE. PRINCE OTTO. EDITION DE LUXE.
New York Davos Press 1906 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[xviii, 428 pgs.]...CASCO EDITION DE LUXE LIMITED #400 out of 1000...FRONTIS ENGRAVING...TITLE PAGE OUTLINED IN GILT WITH RED AND BLACK LETTERING...Three quarter leather with marbled boards, marbled endpapers, gilt on top edge, and gilt decorated spine...Spine ends chipped with small cracks on hinges OTHERWISE A NICE COPY. 003738 
Price: 24.00 USD
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15 Bigelow, Charles Curtis and Temple Scott(ed.) WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. VOLUME IX. ACROSS THE PLAINS. ESSAYS AND REVIEWS. EDITION DE LUXE
New York Davos Press 1906 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[477 pgs.]...CASCO EDITION DE LUXE LIMITED #400 out of 1000...FRONTIS PHOTO OF STEVENSON'S HOUSE...TITLE PAGE OUTLINED IN GILT WITH RED AND BLUE LETTERING...Illustrated...Three quarter blue leather with marbled boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, and spine decorated with gilt...Spine ends chipped with 2 inch tear at hinge OTHERWISE A NICE COPY. 003737 
Price: 26.00 USD
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16 Bigelow, Charles Curtis and Temple Scott(ed.) WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. VOLUME V. AN INLAND VOYAGE. TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY. STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYL AND MR. HYDE, ETC. EDITION DE LUXE
New York Davos Press 1906 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[xv, 485 pgs.]...CASCO EDITION DE LUXE LIMITED #400 out of 1000...FRONTIS ENGRAVING...TITLE PAGE OUTLINED IN GILT WITH RED AND BLUE LETTERING...Three quarter blue leather with marbled boards, marbled endpapers, gilt on top edge, and gilt decorated spine...Spine ends chipped and worn OTHERWISE A NICE COPY. 003734 
Price: 24.00 USD
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SLAIN BY THE DOONES., Blackmore, R.D.
17 Blackmore, R.D. SLAIN BY THE DOONES.
New York. Dodd, Mead & CO. 1895 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
...244pp... FIRST EDITION....Brown Covers with HEAVY GILT & Light & Dark Green Decorations...TOP EDGE GILT...Otherwise, Uncut Edges...TITLE PAGE IS WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED. 000770 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Boccaccio, Giovanni. DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCI. 2 VOLUMES.
London 1903 Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
...[xii, [1], 310, vii, [1], 307 pgs.]...EDITION DE LUXE LIMITED 430/1250...Privately printed for members of the Aldus Society...Completely done into English prose and verse by John Payne...ILLUSTRATED...T.E.G...Pages untrimmed. Slight soiling to spine labels. 002895 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Boswell, James. PRIVATE PAPERS OF JAMES BOSWELL IN THE ISHAM COLLECTION FROM MALAHIDE CASTLE.
New York. Printing House of William Edwin Rudge. 1928 Soft Cover Good Large Folio 15" - 23" Tall 
... [13pp]... Red cardstock folder with gilt lettering on front... INCLUDES LAID-IN LOOSE FACSIMILE OF A PAGE FROM BOSWELL'S PRIVATE PAPERS IN HIS HAND... "William Edwin Rudge, having been entrusted by Lt-Colonel Ralph Isham with the printing of the private and limited edition of the MSS of James Boswell, from Malahide Castle, has the honour to present the following particulars in regard to it, for the information of collectors."... The folder has edgewear and is split at its spine, repaired with document tape... Small pen mark on front cover... Contents in Very Good Condition... 007885 
Price: 95.00 USD
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20 Buchan, John (Edited By). History of English Literature.
New York. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1929 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...xx, 675pp...With An Introduction by Sir Henry Newbolt...BLUE CLOTH COVERS WITH GILT LETTERING ON SPINE...ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT...Previous owner's name on FFEP. 002219 
Price: 15.00 USD
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