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AN ESSAY ON AMERICAN POETRY, WITH SEVERAL MISCELLANEOUS PIECES ON A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS, SENTIMENTAL, DESCRIPTIVE, MORAL AND PATRIOTIC by Brown, Solyman

New Haven: Published by Hezekiah Howe, Flagg & Gray, printers, 1818. 191pp. 12mo. Extracted from bound volume. Some mild offsetting to prelims and endleaves, occasional foxing, binding residue on spine, else a very good, copy. First edition of the first ...

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$225.00


CARMEN TRIUMPHALE FOR THE GENERAL REJOICING ORDERED ON MAY 29, 1856 [caption title] by [ Linton, William J.]

[ London or Brantwood: By the Author], 1856. 4pp. Folded, small octavo leaflet. Slightly dusty, else a very good copy. First (separate) edition of this poem composed and published by Linton on the occasion of the celebration of peace with Russia at the e...

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$200.00


HARRY MARTEN'S DUNGEON-THOUGHTS [caption title] by [ Linton, William J.]

[ London?], 1845. 4pp. Octavo. Folded leaflet. Light use at edges, but very good. First (separate?) edition. A rare printing of a mid-career poem by the talented radical engraver and poet, signed at the end 'W.J.L.,' and to all appearances printed in the...

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$175.00


[A Set of Seven Dickens Etchings] by [Dickens, Charles (subject)]: Burn, Gerald M. [engraver]

London: British Art Company, 1924. Seven. original etchings, in sepia on paper, plate size 135 x 98 mm, plus margins. In gilt edged sealed mats (31 X 25 cm), with BAC blindstamped logo in lower mat corner. One of an unknown number of sets of these seven ...

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$750.00


THE FALL OF ALGIERS, A NEW OPERA, IN THREE ACTS... by [ Payne, John Howard]

London: Published by T. Dolby, 1825. 50pp. (lacking terminal leaf of advertisements). Extracted. A few marginal nicks, a 19th century stamp of a now defunct library appears faintly on the title, else a very good copy. First edition. The music was compo...

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$175.00


EURYDICE. ('ORPHEUS' SWEETEST SONG') [caption title] by Linton, W[illiam] J

[ London?], 1850. 6pp. plus blank. Octavo. Printed self-wrappers. Engraved decorative head and tail pieces. Slight tanning at edges, and verso of blank a bit dusty, else very good. First (separate?) edition. A rare printing of a mid-career poem by the ta...

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$250.00


DON JUAN. CANTOS XII. - XIII. - AND XIV by [ Byron, G.G.N., Lord]

London: Printed for John Hunt, 1823. [4],[5]-168pp. Octavo (21 X 13.5cm). Extracted from bound pamphlet volume. Trimmed for previous binding (issued without a half-title). Faint shadow of offsetting toward gutter of title-page, otherwise a very good, cri...

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$375.00


Braunschweigisches Magazin 32ster Band... fur das Jahr 1819 by Eschenburg, Johann Joachim, 1743-1820, editor

Braunschweig / Brunswick, Germany [1820]. Hard Cover. [12] pages, 836 columns; 21 cm.; 52 weekly issues. Contains a note on the Inns of North America (col. 721); a description of St. Helena (Napoleon's exile); a review of John Jones's book on the Peninsu...

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$100.00


DON JUAN. CANTOS IX. - X. - AND XI by [ Byron, G.G.N., Lord]

London: Printed for John Hunt, 1823. [4],[5]-151,[1]pp. Octavo (21 X 13.5cm). Extracted from bound pamphlet volume. Trimmed for previous binding (issued without a half-title). A very good, crisp copy. First edition (large paper printing). Published in bo...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$375.00


The Autocrat at the Breakfast Table and Theprofessor at the Breakfast Table and the Poet at the Breakfast Table 3 Volumes by Holmes, Oliver Wendell

London: J. M. Dent & Co. About fine but for prev. owner name dated Dec. '92, on ffep. of each volume, minor wear to extremities, and unobtrusive stains to bottom edge of text blocks and one fore edge. No date, but prev. owner date is 1892. Top ed...

From Renaissance Books

CA$200.00


Cinq Semaines en Ballon - Voyages Extraordinaires by Verne, Jules

Original cloth, monochrome in maroon. Blindstamp frames on both boards. All edges gilt. Spine with gilt title and author's name and gilt separation between the boxed. Text block including many vignettes by Riou and De Montaud.Language: FrenchPages: 267Pri...

From Olivier Collection

€100.00


CHANGE FOR THE AMERICAN NOTES: IN LETTERS FROM LONDON TO NEW-YORK. BY AN AMERICAN LADY by [ Dickensana]: [ Wood, Henry]

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843. 88pp. Large octavo. Original printed wrappers, edges untrimmed. Light foxing, crown and toe of spine a bit chipped, but a very good copy. First American edition. A criticism of the hasty observations rendered in print ...

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$175.00


THE BEE AND THE WASP. A FABLE - IN VERSE by [ Cruikshank, George]: [Frankum, Richard]

London: Charles Tilt, 1832. 12mo. Original printed wrappers. Four etched plates by Cruikshank. Slight browning in a few spots at fore-edge, and at top of verso of last leaf, otherwise near fine, really fresh copy. First edition, probable first printing, ...

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$425.00


DON JUAN. CANTOS III, IV, AND V. by [ Byron, G.G.N., Lord]

London: Thomas Davison, 1821. [6],[3]-218,[2]pp. Octavo (21 X 13.5cm). Extracted from bound pamphlet volume, half-title and imprint leaf retained. Trimmed for previous binding, modest foxing to half-title and imprint leaf, otherwise a very good, crisp co...

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$375.00


Trois Contes. Texte définitif de la Bibliothèque-Charpentier by Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880

Paris, Librairie de France, 1929 [cover 1928]. Hard Cover. 110 p., illus.; 24 cm. Series: Oeuvres complètes illustré es de Gustave Flaubert. Édition du Centenaire. Issued with the author's Par les Champs et par les Grèves, Pyrenees - Corse. Illustra...

From The Owl at the Bridge

$125.00


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