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The National Music Of Ireland, Containing The History Of The Irish Bards, The National Melodies, The Harp, And Other Musical Instruments Of Erin.

By: Michael Conran

Price: $343.10

Publisher: Dublin, Published for the Author By James Duffy: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37614

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xii/287 286 pages; Width: 5" Height: 7.75" . From the preface: "The matter contained in this Essay formed the subject of a course of lectures (with illustrations) on the 'National Music of Ireland,' which the writer had the pleasure to deliver, in 1842, at the request of the Directors of the Manchester Mechanics' Institution." Cosmetically cracked hinges and blindstamped publisher's green cloth covers showing moderate external age/wear. The text block is solid. The pages show light toning and scattered foxing. Appears to be the first ediition. Worldcat locates but a single copy... View more info

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PRIMROSE [PRIMEROSE]

By: Morel Of Vinde, Charles Gilbert Of Terray

Price: $465.30

Publisher: P. Didot the Elder,: 1797

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33348

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Intaglio; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [4], 207 pages; Original Edition Adventures of Primrose, daughter of the Count of Beaucaire, and her lover Gérardet, son of the Earl of Valencia. One of 100 copies on large paper vellum, including half-title. Scarlet morocco with gilt lines and bands. Frontis and 6 plates engraved in intaglio in three states. With Nazi-era stamps of the Austrian National Library on title and their postwar restitution release stamp on last page. Cohen-de Ricci 738-39; Ramsden (1950) , page 113. Paris: P. Didot l'Aîné, 1797; P. Didot l'Aîné for Bleuet, 1801 . Morel O... View more info

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Patriots Looking Over Documents For The Declaration Of Independence. Hand Colored Lithograph

By: Not Attributed

Price: $141.00

Publisher: N Currier: 1838

Seller ID: 38598

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Not examined out of frame. Minor shallow loss to lower right hand corner well outside of picture. It depicts an unknown group of men looking over the documents for the Declaration of Independence. Some toning and 4 small blank areas in lower left of design. Not examined out of the hardwood period frame that holds the litho. Likely laid down. A classic work. View more info

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MODERN CASES ARGUED AND ADJUDGED IN THE COURT OF KING'S BENCH AT WESTMINSTER. IN THE REIGN OF HER LATE MAJESTY Q. ANNE, IN THE TIME WHEN SIR JOHN HOLT SAT CHIEF JUSTICE THERE.

By: Taken by Thomas Farresley.

Price: $469.95

Publisher: Printed By E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (Assigns of Edward Sayer Esq;) for John Walthoe in the Middle Temple Cloysters.: 1725

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 32449

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


18th Century; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Modern Cases Argued And Adjudged In The Court Of King's Bench At Westminster. In the Reign of Her late Majesty Q. Anne, in the Time when Sir John Holt sat Chief Justice there. Taken by Thomas Farresley. With Refereneces to all the Modern Reports. [Probably intended to serve as Vol 7 of "Modern Reports." ] In the Savoy. MDCCXXV. [1725]. [4], 32, 37-160, Index [12] pp, with text and signings continuous between pp32-37. ESTC notes, "Vol.7 of ’Modern reports’? Actually covers the period 1702-1703 only. With two indexes. Text and register... View more info

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COLOURED PICTURES OF REPRESENTATIVE FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS BY SOFU

By: Teshigahara, Sofu

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Tokyo Japan, The Ryufusha Publishing Co. , Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34491

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; Leaves are various textures and colors. Tipped in color plates, modest toning to plate mounts. Plates Fine. Stapled slipcase with wear but solid. View more info

Image for Romances Of Royalty: Dramas And Tragedies Of Chivalric France - Marie Antoinette Edition (13 Volumes Ct)

Romances Of Royalty: Dramas And Tragedies Of Chivalric France - Marie Antoinette Edition (13 Volumes Ct)

By: translated and Abridged by Katherine Prescott Wormeley

Price: $338.40

Publisher: Boston, J. B. Millet Company,: 1909

Seller ID: 37274

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 13 volumes complete, firm and straight. Top edge gilt with some flaking. Paper spine labels. Color vignette on spines. Lavender cloth with spines faded to lighter lavender. About 4 b/w plates in each volume. Patterned end papers. Limitatuion page states this is #381 of 600 registered copies. : : : Memoirs of the Duc de Saint-Simon on the Tiems of Louis XIV and the Regency, four volumes. : : : : : : Private Memoirs of A. F. Bertrand de Moleville, Minister of State, 1790 - 1791, Relative to the Last Year of the Reign of Louis the Sixteenth, 2 volumes: : : : : : Memoirs of Mada... View more info

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AN ESSAY ON THE NATURE AND OBLIGATIONS OF VIRTUE

By: T[Homas]. Rutherforth

Price: $347.75

Publisher: Cambridge, J. Bentham: 1744

Seller ID: 22163

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Philosophy; RELIGION; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [x],384,[xii] pages; Contemporary calf leather; moderately worn covers detached, lacking back free end paper. . Ink notation on recto front blank dated 1747 referring to Cockburn's works. Text is bright and complete. Six compartmented spine with raised bands. Leather spine label with gilt. View more info

Image for ALMANACH DES JEUX, OU ACADEMIE PORTATIVE, CONTENANT LES REGLES DU WISCHT, JU REVERSIS, DU TRE-SELTE, DU PIQUET, AUGMENTE DU JEU DE TRICTRAC Nouvelle Edition [G]

ALMANACH DES JEUX, OU ACADEMIE PORTATIVE, CONTENANT LES REGLES DU WISCHT, JU REVERSIS, DU TRE-SELTE, DU PIQUET, AUGMENTE DU JEU DE TRICTRAC Nouvelle Edition [G]

By: Unknown

Price: $328.95

Publisher: Paris, Fournier: 1784

Seller ID: 24560

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Almanac; French Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; iij, (1), 94, vi, 106, 2, 34, 6, 109, 90 pages; ALMANACH DES JEUX, OU ACADEMIE PORTATIVE, CONTENANT LES REGLES DU WISCHT, JU REVERSIS, DU TRE-SELTE, DU PIQUET, AUGMENTE DU JEU DE TRICTRAC MANACH Nouvelle Edition. DES JEUX, ou Academie Portative, Contenant les Regles du Wischt, ju Reversis, du Tre-Selte, du Piquet, Augmente du jeu de Trictrac Nouvelle Edition. French language. Previous owner's signature- Veronica Casabianca. French Language. Short s... View more info

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PLAYS WRITTEN BY JOHN VANBRUGH [CT IN 2 VOLS]

By: Vanbrugh, John.

Price: $230.25

Publisher: London, Tonson: 1730

Seller ID: 30031

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Drama; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 303 [4] pages; Headpieces, tailpieces. Light foxing Good+. Plays are The False Friend, The Mistake, A Journey to London, The Provok'd Husband, The Relapse, The Provok'd Wife, Esop, and The Confederacy. Armorial bookplate of Babcock. 1st collected ed. 2 vols. 12mo, contemp. Calf; heavily rubbed, re-backed? , red & black morocco spine labels. Frontis. Portrait. View more info

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THE MIRROR. A PERIODICAL PAPER, PUBLISHED AT EDINBURGH IN THE YEARS 1779 AND 1780 Complete in Two Vilumes

By: Various

Price: $117.45

Publisher: W. Spotswood & B. Johnson: 1793

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 23391

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Newspaper; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 259 pages; Publ 1793, 2nd American edition. Vol I from #1 Jan 23, 1779 to aUg 10th, 1779. Vol II from #39 Aug 17, 1779 to #110 May 27, 1780 . A weekly publ. Sound copies in leather spine over hard board. Scattered light foxing, Very clean. View more info

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The Bon Ton Magazine Or Microscope Of Fashion And Folly Nos 1-39, March 1791 To May 1793 Complete In 3 Volumes

By: Various

Price: $6,575.30

Publisher: London, Printed for D Brewman and W. Locke: 1791-1793

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24823

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Fashion; Magazine; Pornographic; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; aprox 1800 pages; THE BON TON MAGAZINE OR MICROSCOPE OF FASHION AND FOLLY NOS 1-39, MARCH 1791 TO MAY 1793 complete in 3 volumes. English language text. A complete run for the three year period in three 3/4 leather volumes. Includes 3 additional engraved title pages, 77 engraved plates of which 5 are colored. Lacking only the plate Amorous Conflagration in Vol I. Plates are generally of well dressed Lords and Ladies in sexu... View more info

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VIRGILE, PUBLIUS VERGILIUS MARO Interpretatione Et Notis

By: Virgile, Publius Vergilius Maro

Price: $281.95

Publisher: London, M Brown, Etc.: 1785

Seller ID: 20264

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Virgil; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 610+222 index pages; Bound in full leather the front cover detached and spine worn. A quite scholarly book of Virgil with the passage being surrounded by notes. 610 pages with 222 page index. Near fine foldout map page 173. Text is in Latin pages darkened and text is small but still bright and readable. View more info

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM KING WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR Complete in Two Volumes

By: William King

Price: $84.55

Publisher: Edinburg, Apollo Press, John Bell: 1781

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21340

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


POETRY; Poets, English; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; John Bell"s famous edition of The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill. . Leather full tan calf bound hard cover edition with silk marker ribbon (sometimes missing) , six compartment spine, blank creme colored end papers, covers bordered in gilt, gilding on spine is quite readable. There were about 60 of these published over the approximate years of 1776 to 1888. They averaged about 200 pages in length. This is NOT the Elibron ... View more info

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ORDONNANCE ET INSTRUCTION PASTORALE DE MONSEIGNEUR L'ARCHEVEQUE DE CAMBRAY: AU CLERGE & AU PEUPLE DE SON DIOCESE.

By: [Francois De Salignac De La Mothe-]

Price: $281.95

Publisher: Paris, Aubouyn/Emery: 1704

Edition: Presumed 1st

Seller ID: 29465

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Engraved title; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [8],254 [iv], 254 p., [4] pages; Ordonnance et instruction pastorale et monseigneur l'archeve? Que de Cambray, au clerge? Et au peuple de son diocese, portant condamnation d'un imprime? Intitule? Cas de conscience. Bound in full contemporary leather with gilt spine and raised bands. Old price sticker on one marbled end paper otherwise contents fine. By the Archbishop of Cambrai- a dissertaion on conscience. WorldCat locates 2 copies. No others found. Contents with some minor ornaments- head pieces, tailpieces. View more info