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BINDING-- RIVIERE & SON, binder] CASTIGLIONE, Baldassare (1...

BINDING-- RIVIERE & SON, binder]. CASTIGLIONE, Baldassare (1478-1529). The Book of the Courtier . New York: The De Vinne Press for Charles Scribner and Sons, 1901.
BINDING-- RIVIERE & SON, binder]. CASTIGLIONE, Baldassare (1478-1529). The Book of the Courtier . New York: The De Vinne Press for

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BONNOR, Honoré (also called Bouvet or Bonet, ca 1340-ca 140...

BONNOR, Honoré (also called Bouvet or Bonet, ca 1340-ca 1405)]. L'arbre des batailles. Paris: Antoine Vérard, 8th June 1493.
BONNOR, Honoré (also called Bouvet or Bonet, ca 1340-ca 1405)]. L'arbre des batailles. Paris: Antoine Vérard, 8th June 1493. Chancery 2 o (270 x 191 mm). Collation : a 8 (1

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BRAHM, William Gerard de (1717-1799) The Atlantic Pilot Lond...

BRAHM, William Gerard de (1717-1799). The Atlantic Pilot . London: Printed for the Author by T. Spilsbury, 1772.
BRAHM, William Gerard de (1717-1799). The Atlantic Pilot . London: Printed for the Author by T. Spilsbury, 1772. 8 o (202 x 123 mm). Folding table (strengthened along fold on verso), 3

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BRETON, André (1896-1966) L'amour fou Paris: Gallimard, 193...

BRETON, André (1896-1966). L'amour fou. Paris: Gallimard, 1937.
BRETON, André (1896-1966). L'amour fou. Paris: Gallimard, 1937. 8 o (193 x 140 mm). 20 photographic illustrations. Original printed wrappers (a few short marginal tears to upper wrapper with tape repairs on verso, clean splits to spine

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de (1547-1616) The Life and Explo...

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de (1547-1616). The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated by Charles Jervas (ca 1675-1739). London: J. & R. Tonson and R. Dodsley, 1742. -- [ Bound with :] Gregorio MAYANS Y SISCAR. The Life of Michael de Cervantes Saaevdra

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CLEMENS, Samuel L ("Mark Twain," 1835-1910) The Adventures o...

CLEMENS, Samuel L. ("Mark Twain," 1835-1910). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer . Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876.
CLEMENS, Samuel L. ("Mark Twain," 1835-1910). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer . Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876. 8 o . Wood engraved frontispiece and numerous

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CLEMENS, Samuel Longhorne, his copy] CONWAY, Moncure Danie...

CLEMENS, Samuel Longhorne, his copy]. CONWAY, Moncure Daniel (1832-1907). Autobiography: Memories and Experiences . Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1904.
CLEMENS, Samuel Longhorne, his copy]. CONWAY, Moncure Daniel (1832-1907). Autobiography: Memories and Experiences . Boston: Houghton

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COLONNA, Francesco (1433-1527)] La Hypnerotomachia di Polip...

COLONNA, Francesco (1433-1527)]. La Hypnerotomachia di Poliphilio. Venice: sons of Aldus Manutius, 1545.
COLONNA, Francesco (1433-1527)]. La Hypnerotomachia di Poliphilio. Venice: sons of Aldus Manutius, 1545. 2 o (291 x 194 mm). Roman type, occasional Greek and Hebrew type. 170 fine woodcuts (9

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DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882) Geological Observations on the V...

DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands visited during the voyage of H.M.S Beagle, together with some brief notices on the geology of Australia and the Cape of Good Hope. Being the second part of the Geology of the Voyage of the Beagle, under the command of Capt

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DARWIN, Charles Geological Observations on South America Bei...

DARWIN, Charles. Geological Observations on South America. Being the third part of the Geology of the Voyage of the Beagle, under the command of Capt. Fitzroy, R.N. during the years 1832 to 1836 . London: Stewart & Murray for Smith, Elder & Co., 1846.
DARWIN, Charles. Geological Observations on

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DARWIN, Charles On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural...

DARWIN, Charles. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: John Murray, 1859.
DARWIN, Charles. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life

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DARWIN, Charles Autograph letter signed ("C Darwin"), to Phi...

DARWIN, Charles. Autograph letter signed ("C. Darwin"), to Philip Henry Gosse, 5 June [1863], Down, Bromley, Kent. 5 pages, 8vo, on Darwin's printed stationary, some light browning at sheet edges, otherwise in fine condition .
DARWIN, Charles. Autograph letter signed ("C. Darwin"), to Philip Henry

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DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870) A Napoleon III lacquered bras...

DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). A Napoleon III lacquered brass-mounted, brass-inlaid, red-stained tortoiseshell, Boulle marquetry, rosewood and ebony writing-desk, used by Charles Dickens at Gad's Hill Place [circa 1860].
DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). A Napoleon III lacquered brass-mounted

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DOSTOEVSKY, Fedor (1821-1881) Zapiski iz mertvago doma [Memo...

DOSTOEVSKY, Fedor (1821-1881). Zapiski iz mertvago doma [Memoirs from the House of the Dead]. St. Petersburg: Iosafat Ogrizko, 1862.
DOSTOEVSKY, Fedor (1821-1881). Zapiski iz mertvago doma [Memoirs from the House of the Dead]. St. Petersburg: Iosafat Ogrizko, 1862. 2 volumes, 8 o (206 x 133 mm

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EINSTEIN, Albert Typed letter signed ("A Einstein"), to Bern...

EINSTEIN, Albert. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein"), to Bernard H. Sandler (ca. 1885-1958), Princeton, 14 June 1939. 1 page, 4to, small closed tears at edges of folds .
EINSTEIN, Albert. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein"), to Bernard H. Sandler (ca. 1885-1958), Princeton, 14 June 1939. 1 page

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FAULKNER, William (1897-1962) The Sound and the Fury New Yo...

FAULKNER, William (1897-1962). The Sound and the Fury. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929.
FAULKNER, William (1897-1962). The Sound and the Fury. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. 8 o . Cloth-backed black and grey patterned boards, top edge stained blue; pictorial dust

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FITZGERALD, F Scott (1896-1940) Autograph letter signed ("F ...

FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). Autograph letter signed ("F. Scott Fitzgerald"), to James Rennie (1890-1965), Villa St. Louis, Juan-les-Pins, Alpes Maritime, France, [17 July 1926]. one page, 4to, closed tear along center crease, staining along edges and center crease, dated along bottom edge in a

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FOURNIER le jeune, Pierre Simon (1712-1768) Manuel typograp...

FOURNIER le jeune, Pierre Simon (1712-1768). Manuel typographique utile aux gens de lettres et à ceux qui exercent les diffrentes parties de l'Art de l'imprimerie. Paris: imprim par l'auteur, se vend chez Barbou, 1764-1766.
FOURNIER le jeune, Pierre Simon (1712-1768). Manuel typographique utile aux

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FREUD, Sigmund (1856-1939) Autograph note signed ("Freud"), ...

FREUD, Sigmund (1856-1939). Autograph note signed ("Freud"), to Dr. Felix Frisch, Vienna, 11 January 1928. one page, 8vo card (3¼ x 5¼in.), personal stationery, with autograph envelope . In German (English translation supplied).
FREUD, Sigmund (1856-1939). Autograph note signed ("Freud"), to Dr

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FROST, Robert (1874-1963) A Boy's Will New York: Henry Holt ...

FROST, Robert (1874-1963). A Boy's Will. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915.
FROST, Robert (1874-1963). A Boy's Will. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915. 8 o . Original blue cloth. Provenance : The Old Corner Book Store, Inc, Boston, Mass. (bookseller's ticket on free endpaper); J. B. Speed

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FROST, Robert North of Boston New York: Henry Holt and Compa...

FROST, Robert. North of Boston. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915.
FROST, Robert. North of Boston. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915. 8 o . Original blue cloth. Provenance : J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky (white manuscript shelf marks on spines, penciled shelf numbers on

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GERSHWIN, George (1898-1937) George Gershwin's Song-Book New...

GERSHWIN, George (1898-1937). George Gershwin's Song-Book . New York: Random House, 1932.
GERSHWIN, George (1898-1937). George Gershwin's Song-Book . New York: Random House, 1932. 2 o (320 x 235 mm). Half-title. Title-page vignette, frontispiece with photographic portrait, 18 color lithographic

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GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832) Large gold ring Goet...

GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832). Large gold ring Goethe's, the oval glass gem engraved by Angelica Facius (1806-1887) depicting "Papirius and his mother." Ca. 1826. (19 x 15 mm). Provenance : Heinrich Lempertz (1816-1898), Goethe collector (his sale, "Goethe im Mittelpunkt seiner Zeit," J.M

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GOULD, John (1804-1881) & Nicholas Aylward VIGORS (1787-1840...

GOULD, John (1804-1881) & Nicholas Aylward VIGORS (1787-1840). A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains. London: [for the Author, 1831]-1832.
GOULD, John (1804-1881) & Nicholas Aylward VIGORS (1787-1840). A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains. London: [for the Author, 1831]-1832

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HALFORD, Frederick M (1844-1914) Dry Fly Entomology A brief ...

HALFORD, Frederick M. (1844-1914). Dry Fly Entomology A brief description of leading types of natural insects serving as food for trout and grayling woth the 100 best patterns of floating flies and the various methods of dressing them . London: John Bale & Sons for Vinton & Co., 1897.
HALFORD

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HARVEY, William (1578-1657), Physician, discoverer of the ci...

HARVEY, William (1578-1657), Physician, discoverer of the circulation of blood . Manuscript document signed ("Will. Harvey"), an indenture between Harvey and William Lodges for the purchase of land in Covent Garden. London, 14 February 1640. 1 page, folio (20 x 21in.), on vellum, scalloped edge

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961) Autograph letter signed ("Erne...

HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). Autograph letter signed ("Ernest Hemingway"), to Mr. Seippert, 6 Rue Feron, Paris, November 1927. One page, 4to, pencil notations in a later hand in three corners .
HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). Autograph letter signed ("Ernest Hemingway"), to Mr. Seippert, 6 Rue

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest The Old Man and the Sea London: Jonathan C...

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea . London: Jonathan Cape, 1952.
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea . London: Jonathan Cape, 1952. 8 o . Original blue cloth; pictorial dust jacket (some chips and tears at edges and along spine panel). Provenance : Elizabeth Kinloch (presentation

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HOOLA VAN NOOTEN, Berthe (fl 1863-1885) Fleurs, Fruits et Fe...

HOOLA VAN NOOTEN, Berthe (fl. 1863-1885). Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages choisis de la flore et de la pomone de l'Ile de Java... Second edition . Brussels: Faubourg de Louvain, 1866.
HOOLA VAN NOOTEN, Berthe (fl. 1863-1885). Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages choisis de la flore et de la pomone de l'Ile de

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HOUDINI, Harry (1874-1926) Miracle Mongers and Their Method...

HOUDINI, Harry (1874-1926). Miracle Mongers and Their Methods: A Complete Exposé of the Modus Operandi of Fire Eaters, Heat Resisters, Poison Eaters, Venomous Reptile Defiers, Sword Swallowers, Human Ostriches, Strong Men, Etc . New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., (1920).
HOUDINI, Harry (1874-1926

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