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The Remembrances of Elizabeth Freke 1671-1714

By: Anselment, Raymond A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 8218


xi, 350pp + 7 unnumbered pages. Index. Book has red cloth cover with gold text on spine. Dark blue dust jacket with photographs and white text on covers, white text on spine. Very slight wear on covers. Dust jacket has very slight wear on corners. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Camden Fifth Series; 8.58 X 5.59 X 1.18 inches; 378 pages View more info

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San Celestino An Essay in Reconstruction

By: Aycough, John; [Bickerstaffe-Drew, Francis Browning]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6029


Xvi, 324 pp + ads. With a gift inscription from the author "from John Ayscough who is proud to think any book of his had held the high office of lightening the hour in a hero's life" to Donald J. McDougall. Black cloth covers with red library tape spine, covers are bit tired, old library sticker marks, edges bit rubbed. Interiors have had library pockets rather roughly taken out leading to scarring and lacks on the end papers, interior paper bit toned but otherwi... View more info

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Charles George Gordon. A Sketch

By: Barnes, Reginal H.; Brown, Charles E.

Price: $99.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004074


This book is a hardcover, 7 1/2" by 5", 104 pages, plus several unnumbered preliminaries and 4 pages of facsimile letters before the title page; in fair condition. Cloth covers show rubbing at the corners, spine tip chipping. Interior hinges cracked, the 4 pages of facsimile letters are detached and the last fly is similarly cracking away from the binding at the gutter. There are old "Mercantile Library" stamps on the title page and a few other pages... View more info

Lettres De Georges Bizet. Impressions De Rome (1857-1860), La Commune (1871)

By: Bizet, Georges. Preface De Louis Ganderax

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Calmann-Levy:

Seller ID: 002451


liii + 325 pp + table. No date, circa 1900. The letters of composer Bizet, in French. 1/2 leather. Handsome leather spine with 4 raised bands, gilt decorations, leather bit dry and faded. Marbled boards with some rubbing at edges. Interior marbled end papers are clean, paper is a little browned, occasional foxing, but otherwise unmarked. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Memoiren des Staatsministers von Bourrienne über Napoleon, das Directorium, das Consulat, das Kaiserreich und die Restauration. Aus dem Französischen, Siebenter Thei.

By: Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Kummer: 1829

Seller ID: 000325


264 pp. Seventh of ten books. The first German translation of Mémoires sur Napoléon, le Directoire le Consulat, l'Empire et la Restauration. Written by Napoleon's Private Secretary Bourrienne (1769-1834), who was a childhood friend of the great man. As an 1836 review of this famous book said, "M. de Bourrienne shows us the hero of Marengo and Austerlitz in his night-gown and slippers--with a 'trait de plume' he, in a hundred instances, places the real man before... View more info

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Charles D'Espinay Eveque De Dol Et Son Oeuvre Poetique (1531? -1591)

By: Busson, Henri

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion: 1923

Seller ID: 5311


+ (16) 201 + (4) french language, contains 1 plate, bibliography and index, previous owner attached wax paper DJ which is torn around head, tail, edges and on back cover, book in good condition with pages lightly browned, clear, unmarked and uncut; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages View more info

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The Life of Lutgard of Aywieres

By: Cantimpre, Thomas De; King, Margot H. , translator

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, PEREGRINA: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 5393


207 pp. End notes, bibiliography. Illustrated with frontis medieval portrait of Lugard. Cream and Wedgewood blue card covers are clean and unmarked, hint of shelf wear, interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy ; Peregrina Translations Series, Matrologia Latina; Vol. 9; 207 pages View more info

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The Life of Lutgard of Aywieres

By: Cantimpre, Thomas De; King, Margot H. , translator

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, PEREGRINA: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 5394


207 pp. End notes, bibiliography. Illustrated with frontis medieval portrait of Lugard. Cream and Wedgewood blue card covers are clean and unmarked, hint of shelf wear, interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy ; Peregrina Translations Series, Matrologia Latina; Vol. 9; 207 pages View more info

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The Life of Cardinal Wolsey and metrical visions from the original autograph manuscript with notes and other illustrations by Samuel Weller Singer in two volumes

By: Cavendish, George

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Chiswick; London, HARDING, TRIPHOOK, AND LEPARD,: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7385


xxxii, 344; lxxii, 304 pp. Frontis portrait of Wolsey in Vol I, and Anne Boleyn in Vol. II. Original smooth calfe with gilt ruling is very handsome, spines have been neatly repaired with black library tape. Spines have white library #s at bottom of black tape. Marbled edges. Interior marbled end pages with hinges cracked but library tape secures all. First volume has a taped in envelope with old newpaper clippings about Cardinal Wolsey. Text is clean and nice. A very ... View more info

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Robert Browning as a religious teacher. Being the Burney Essay for 1900

By: Cecil., Pigou. Arthur

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, C.J. Clay and sons, 1901.: 1901

Seller ID: 7762


xii, 132 pp. Original black cloth covers with gilt title to front cover, blind ruling, spine gilt faded. Corners bit bumped, spine tips pulled. Interior old owner insript with address on first free end paper, text somewhat browned but otherwise clean and unmarked. Unusual. ; 132 pages View more info

An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Written By Himself, A New Edition with Notes and Supplement By Robert W. Lowe, in Two Volumes

By: Cibber, Colley (Lowe, Robert W., Ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 000170


In 2 volumes, 337 pp & 416 pp, 26 original mezzotint portraits by R.B. Parkes and 18 etching by Adolphe Lalauze, limited edition of 510 copies, this is number 307. A new edition of the 1740 original autobiography of Colley Cibber, "interspersed with characters and anecdotes of his theatrical contemporaries, the whole forming a complete history of the stage for the space of forty years". Cibber was the Poet Laureate of England (a purely political appointment app... View more info

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The Marrow of Ecclesiastical Historie, Conteined in the Lives of the Fathers, and Other Learned Men, and Famous Divines, Which Have Flourished in the Church since Christ's time, to This Present Age. Faithfully Collected Out of Several Autors [sic], and Orderly Disposed, According to the Centuries Wherein They Lived. Together With t

By: Clark, Samuel

Price: $799.00

Publisher: London, William Du-gard: 1650

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8364


This book is in good antiquarian condition. It has been handsomely rebound in 3/4 leather, marbled boards, endpapers renewed It is a small octavo and measures 5.25” x 7”. It is packed with numerous engraved portrait plates, the portrait area on page 320 blank as issued. Pagination is as follows [32], 352, 363-378, 389-500, [8] pages, the gaps represent numbering errors when the book was printed, as per bibliographic references, but the book is complete. The pa... View more info

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To Beg I am Ashamed The Authentic Autobiography of a London Prostitute

By: COUSINS, Sheila

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1938

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 6650


283 pp. Scarce edition. Blue DJ in plastic. DJ in fair condition, torn on front, and worn along edges. Blue cloth boards. Book is in good condition. Board tips sunned. Very faint marks inside rear cover. Otherwise very clean with no other marks. ; X X View more info

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Graham Greene: on the Frontier Politics and Religion in the Novels

By: COUTO, MARIA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, MacMillan Press: 1988

Seller ID: 6645


X + 264 pp. Interview with Graham Greene, appendix, notes, bibliography, and index at rear. Black DJ with picture of Graham Greene on front. DJ in good condition, clean with no marks or wear. Black cloth boards. Book near fine, in excellent condition with no marks or wear. ; X X ; 264 pages View more info

Darwin and Humboldt: Their Lives and Work

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: US, The Humboldt Pub. Co,: 1883

Seller ID: 001785


46 pps. Contents page in back. Binding is softcover: cloth wrapped boards. Wear to corners, buff label age darkened. Interior has book plate of William Schroeder, M.D. along with his presentation to a Medical Society library dated 1911. Some library stamps. All text pages have a small hole which was patched with cello tape many years ago, some pages affecting text yet all is readable. Old library clipping attached to last page. Still sturdy.; Ex-Library; 8" x 4&#... View more info