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Les Morts Vivants by DESMARIE, Paul

1862 1ed ZOMBIES Paul Desmarie Les Morts Vivants Living Dead French HORROR Paul Desmarie's 'Les Morts Vivants' or 'The Living Dead' is one of the earliest written fictional books on zombies! This book would inspire many 20th-centuries works of horror fic...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Mark Twain Papers: Autobiography of Mark Twain Vol. 3 by EDITED BY BENJAMIN GRIFFIN AND HARRIET ELEANOR SMITH AND OTHER EDITORS OF THE MARK TWAIN PROJECT

2015 Berkeley, University of California Press. Full numberline, "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" appears on the copyright page. Not remainder marked, dj is not clipped. Dj clean with no rips, no discoleration, looks fine in Brodart protective sleeve. Boards clean &...

From jonny8books

$150.00


Poetical sketches of Scarborough; illustrated by twenty-one engravings of humourous subjects, coloured from original designs, made upon the spot by various

1813 Scarborough Sketches 21 Color Illustrated PLATES Poems Art Humor Rowlandson A fine collection of poetical illustrations and satire The advertisement of 'Poetical Sketches of Scarborough' tells us the original 21 color plates were sketches made as s...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


The stranger's guide in Philadelphia : to all public buildings, places of amusement, commercial, benevolent, and religious institutions, and churches, principal hotels, &c. &c. &c. including Laurel Hill, Woodlands, Monument, Odd-fellows', and Glenwood cemeteries ; with a map of the consolidated city, and numerous illustrations of the principal buildings. by Unknown

1864 PHILADELPHIA Stranger's Guide Americana Tourism Indian War Illustrated MAP 'The Stranger's Guide in Philadelphia' is a guidebook to help those new to Philadelphia know where to go and what to do both as a tourist and as a new member of the city. The ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Book I: The speeches of the Right Hon. Henry Grattan: to which is added his letter on the union, with a commentary on his career and character; Book II: The Speeches of the Right Honorable John Philpot Curran by MADDEN, Daniel Owen; DAVIS, Thomas, Esq,

1868 Irish Speeches Henry Grattan John Philpot Curran Britain Ireland BINDING Henry Grattan and John Philpot Curran are two of the most famous Irish orators and patriots. Curran was a lawyer in Ireland who sought Irish liberties. Grattan was the leader o...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Summa theologica: ad manuscriptos codices a Francisco Garcia, Gregorio Donato, lovaniensibus ac duacensibus theologis, Joanne Nicolai ac Thoma Madalena diligentissime collata, variis indicibus aucta by AQUINAS, Thomas

1860 Saint Thomas AQUINAS Summa Theologica Medieval Philosophy Catholic 4v SET "The truth can be perceived only through thinking" ― Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica A rare 19th-century printing of the famous "Summa Theologica" by Thomas Aquinas. This...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


Norris's hand-book for locomotive engineers and machinists by NORRIS, Septimus

1864 Civil War RAILROAD Locomotive Engineer Norris Steam Engine Illustrated A rare 1864 printing of 'Norris's Hand-book for Locomotive Engineers and Machinists' by Septimus Norris with help from his brother William Norris who was the first to build a loco...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


A SKETCH OF OLD ENGLAND, BY A NEW ENGLAND MAN by [Paulding, James K.]

London: Sir Richard Phillips & Co., 1822. 136pp. Extracted from bound volume. A few corners lightly creased, light offset to title from its previous neighbor, but a very good copy. First British edition, published in the same year as the New York edition...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$175.00


The Bachelor of Salamanca. Translated from the French ... by J. Townsend. & The history of Vanillo Gonzales, surnamed the Merry Bachelor by SAGE, Alain René Le

1881 Spanish Bachelor of Salamanca Vanillo Gonzales Le Sage Townsend Los Rios 2v This 2-volume set includes both works 'The Bachelor of Salamanca' and 'The History of Vanillo Gonzales' by Alain Rene Le Sage. Le Sage began his career with a translation fr...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


The new family herbal: comprising a description, and the medical virtues of British and foreign plants, founded on the works of eminent modern English and American writers on the medical properties of herbs; to which is added, the botanic family physician; valuable medical receipts by ROBINSON, Matthew

1867 New Family HERBAL Medicine Disease Cures Plants Botany Matthew Robinson Matthew Robinson's 'New Family Herbal' was a fine, mid-19th-century botanical treatise on the healing properties of plants and herbs. Like many of the herbalists before Robinson...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


The American Gun Club by VERNE, Jules

1874 Jules Verne From the Earth to the Moon Astronauts SciFi American Gun Club Jules Verne's adventure novels are some of the most popular and famous works of literature of all time. Part of the illustrious 'Voyages Extraordinares' series, his book 'From...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


The soldier’s handbook for the use of the enlisted men of the army by HERSHLER, Nathaniel

1893 Spanish-American War Soldier Handbook Air Defense Artillery Hershler Army 'The Soldier's Handbook' was compiled by Nathaniel Hershler under the guidance of the adjutant General of the Army, R. C. Drum. The handbook was ordered to be given to every ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


Atlas du Voyage en Chine, à la suite de l'ambassade de Lord Macartney par John Barrow… Atlas du Voyage en Chine et en Tartarie… by BARROW, John

1807 ATLAS of CHINA Macartney Embassy Asia MAP Russia Tartary VOYAGES Barrow John Barrow was an 18th-century English naval historian remembered for his geography dictionaries and voyage reports. In 1793, George Macartney headed the first British diplomat...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


How to find the Stars, and their use in determining latitude, longitude, and the error of the compass. by ROSSER, William Henry

1883 The Stars NAVIGATION Nautical Astronomy Compass Rosser Illustrated MAPS 'How to find the Stars' is a practical guide for navigation utilizing the sky and astronomical charts to find longitude and latitude versus using a compass. William Rosser gives...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Africa and the American flag by FOOTE, Andrew H

1862 Slave Trade Africa & American Flag Foote Voyages Civil War Slavery Plates 'Africa and the American Flag' is an interesting account of Commander Andrew Foote's exploits in suppressing the African slave trade off the coast of Africa in the early part ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


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