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    • SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, SEARLE & RIVINGTON, 1878
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (Stati Uniti)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 volumes. First edition. Profusely illustrated with engravings, diagrams, charts and maps throughout. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original brown cloth pictorially decorated in gilt and black on the upper covers and spines. xii, 522; 565 pp; 32 pp. advertisements pp. A very good set, the cloth still very fresh and quite handsome, sound and sturdy, the spines and inner hinges with evidence of minor expert strengthening and restoration, the text blocks are very clean and very well preserved, all the maps are in good order. ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS IN THE AFRICAN OEUVRE. THIS COPY IN THE PUBLISHER’S ... continua a leggere
    • PRINTED BY HENRY BALDWIN FOR CHARLES DILLY, 1793
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 3 volumes. First octavo edition, revised and augmented by Boswell, with the corrections, cancels, and misprints. This copy also with the "Additions received after the Second Edition was printed" (pp. *i-*xxii), "A Chronological Catalogue of the Prose Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D" which is the first attempt at a Johnson bibliography (pp. *xxiii- *xxxi), and thirteen letters to Bennet Langton and one to the Earl of Bute as well as the first issuance of the Dialogue between Dr. Johnson and Mrs. Knowles printed by J. and A. Arch, London, and not called for in the first edition of the octavo is... continua a leggere
    • HODDER AND STOUGHTON, N.D.
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First edition. Illustrated with 26 beautiful colour plates tipped-in on heavy tan stock by A.C Michael. 4to, publisher’s original brick-red cloth, upper cover and spine handsomely lettered and decorated with designs rendered in orange and black. 205 pp. A very fine copy, essentially pristine and perfect with all plates bright and in excellent order, an unusually fine example of this wonderful work on Spain. FIRST EDITION AND A PRISTINE AND VIRTUALLY AS-MINT COPY OF THIS BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED AND HANDSOMELY PRESENTED WORK. The splendours of Spain come vividly to life in this scarce work, g... continua a leggere
    • SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, SEARLE & RIVINGTON, 1878
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 volumes. First edition. Profusely illustrated with engravings, diagrams, charts and maps throughout. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original brown cloth pictorially decorated in gilt and black on the upper covers and spines. xii, 522; 565 pp; 32 pp. advertisements pp. A very good set, the cloth still very fresh and quite handsome, sound and sturdy with just minor evidence of expert strengthening, the text blocks are very clean and very well preserved, lacking the three folding maps. SCARCE AND IMPORTANT WORK BY STANLEY IN THE FIRST EDITION TWO VOLUME FORMAT. After the death of Livingstone, Stanle... continua a leggere
    • HENRY HOLT, 1923
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First Edition, The Limited First Edition printing of 350 copies only, SIGNED by Frost. Woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. 8vo, publisher’s original polished black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine panel and with fine gilt decoration and lettering to the upper cover. 113 pp. A fine copy just slightly mellowed on the spine. THE IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE SIGNED BY ROBERT FROST. NEW HAMPSHIRE is one of Frost’s earliest works and also one of his greatest. The collection includes the title-poem, one of his longer works, as well as over 35 others. It includes such well known poems as; “Star... continua a leggere
    • [SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY ], YUSHODO/INKPEN PRESS, [1922], 2004
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    • Note Bibliografiche: A very finely produced facsimile of the first edition of Ulysses, LIMITED to 120 copies. The facsimile is printed on fine paper by the Inkpen Press. Large thick 8vo [195 x 235 mm], beautifully hand-bound in full crushed blue morocco, the spine handsomely lettered in gilt, housed in a blue moire cloth slipcase. (10), 732, (2) pp. A mint, pristine and superb copy. A BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST EDITION OF JAMES JOYCE’S ULYSSES, the most important novel of the twentieth century . The true first edition of this book is now beyond the range of all but a very small handful of colle... continua a leggere
    • MARCHIO SESSA, 1531
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Rare and important edition, and only the fourth printing of Dante’s ‘Convivio’. This edition used by academics and especially by Salvini With a beautifully engraved titlepage featuring an illustrated and regal border depicting nymphs and animals amidst climbing vines, initial 7-line capital letter handsomely engraved, colophon leaf engraved. Small octavo, in an antique binding of soft vellum, probably of the 19th century, the spine with gilt decorations all over and the title and author printed in gilt. [xvi], 112 leaves A clean, fresh and well preserved copy of this scarce work, very littl... continua a leggere
    • CHAPMAN & HALL, 1891
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First edition. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR Over 100 illustrations by F. G. Kitton and other artists. 8vo, contemporary green cloth, pictorial gilt design on top cover, gilt lettering on spine. xx, 432, ads. Extremities of spine lightly bumped, otherwise very fine. With a long inscription by Hughes on the half-title page. This is an important presentation copy from the author to his friend and teacher, signed on the issue date. This is a popular and well-written account of travels through Kent and other areas that shaped the writings, life and career of Charles Dickens. It is handsomely illustra... continua a leggere
    • JAMES R. OSGOOD, 1883
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First Edition, Very Early State. Blanck's intermediate, with the tailpiece of Twain in flames on p.441 not present, and with caption on p.443 in the earliest state reading "The St. Louis Hotel". Profusely illustrated throughout. Tall 8vo,, publisher’s original decorated cloth with black stamped decorations and gilt pictorial vignettes on the upper cover, the spine decorated in black and with a large gilt pictorial vignette, lettered in gilt, a.e.g. 624. An uncommonly fine and bright copy, and fine copies are becoming extinct, front inner hinge sometime refurbished. ONE OF TWAIN’S BEST BOOKS... continua a leggere
    • HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Early edition. Profusely illustrated with 13 plates (9 in colour) and a number of other black and white drawings by Howard Pyle. 4to, publisher’s original black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with a fine colour illustration tipped onto the upper cover. xviii, 209. A very good and handsome copy, light evidence of age mellowing. ONE OF THE GREAT ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE ERA. "Why is it that the pirate has, and always has had, a certain lurid glamour of the heroical enveloping him round about? Is there, deep under the accumulated debris of culture, a hidden groundwork of the old-time ... continua a leggere
    • HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1936
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 volumes. First edition Profusely illustrated with plates and maps, as well as arms and seals. Cartographic endpapers. 8vo, publisher’s original crimson cloth, gilt lettered on the spines, t.e.g., in the very elusive printed dustjackets and slipcase. xi, 360; xv, 361-707 pp. A very fine, clean set, as pristine and near as mint with only the lightest evidence of age. Very unusual with the original slipcase and dustjackets preserved. The slipcase with some shelfwear, and the dustjackets with a bit of mellowing to the spine panels. FIRST EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL DUSTJACKETS AND SLIPCASE. The b... continua a leggere
    • HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1935
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First edition. With 48 illustrations and maps and 86 arms and seals in the text. Royal 8vo, publisher's original crimson cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, t.e.g., in the very elusive original printed dustjacket. xxvi, 472, index pp. A fine copy, especially well preserved in the original dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. This is the first installment in what Morison proposed to be a five-volume history of the university. The second two volumes, HARVARD COLLEGE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, were published in 1936, but the fourth and fifth volumes were never published. More than a narrow history of ... continua a leggere
    • D. APPLETON, 1875
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 volumes. First edition. With a large folding map showing the marches of the U.S. Forces under Sherman's command. 8vo, publisher’s original royal blue cloth gilt lettered and decorated in black on the upper covers and spines. 405, [2] ads; 409, [6] ads pp. A very good and handsome set. The cloth binding edges are just a bit rubbed at the tips from shelving. SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF THIS CORE WORK IN CIVIL WAR HISTORY. A contemporary reviewer in the Atlantic Monthly said of this work, "His book is such as our knowledge of him prepared us to expect, and it is a treat....His style is character... continua a leggere
    • YOUTH'S COMPANION BY PERRY MASON & COMPANY, MAY 4, 1893
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First and only edition, a magazine commemorative to the Chicago World's Fair. SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON'S COPY, Signed by him and with his bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Illustrated throughout, including impressive full colour pictorial illustrations and decorations to the wrappers and full page black and white engravings. Folio, in the original colour decorated wrappers preserved in a binding of blue and white textured cloth over stiff boards. 36pp. A well preserved and bright copy, the edges with a little expected wear and with some small tears at some time repaired with cello tape,... continua a leggere
    • AMERICAN TRUST CO, 1954
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First Edition. Ilustrated with 56 lovely photographs reproduced on glossy stock. 4to, publisher's original spiral bound stiff wrappers and housed in the protective cardboard box. A very fine and fresh copy, the spirals in excellent condition, neat private bookplate and minor small crease at the corner of the bottom front cover, otherwise essentially as pristine. FIRST EDITION OF THIS EXQUISITE COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANSEL ADAMS. No one could be more fitted to interpret Northern California than Ansel Adams - born and reared in San Francisco, a musician, a mountaineer, a teacher, author... continua a leggere
    • ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK, 1911
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First edition. With 20 fine colourplates by Berenger Benger. 8vo, publisher's original olive green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and upper cover, and sweetly decorated with white flowers and leaves as well. t.e.g. xv, 144 pp, 4 ads. A fine and delightful copy. FIRST EDITION EXCEEDINGLY BEAUTIFUL A & C BLACK EDITION. The book poetically describes the ever-changing charms of English country living throughout the year. Both pictures and narrative lead the reader down lanes and byways well both well-traveled and less so. continua a leggere
    • GEORGE PHILIP & SON LTD IN ASSOCIATION WITH “TIME AND TIDE”, APRIL, 1956
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (Stati Uniti)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First edition. Issued to World Books members to commemorate the completion of publication of the Reprint Society Edition of the Churchill War Memoirs. Included with the map is the March, 1956 issue of "Broadsheet", the bulletin for World Book members which features a full page advertisement for the map and a half page article on Churchill which discusses it. A very large colour map printed on heavy folding stock, beautifully decorated and featuring views of warships and aircraft and with a bright and beautifully coloured legend explaining the journeys with fine text in an engraved style. Ve... continua a leggere
    • ESTES AND LAURIAT, 1887
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    • Note Bibliografiche: A very handsome early edition with the addition of photogravures. Wonderfully illustrated with eleven fine full page photogravures protected with tissue guards and over sixty woodcuts throughout the body of the text. Large 8vo, in the original bright and beautifully decorated textured red cloth, the spine and upper cover with elaborate all-over designs, decorations and lettering in vivid gilt and black. xi, 403 pp. A lovely copy, rarely if ever found in such fine condition. The beautifully decorated cloth is bright, clean, fresh and essentially without wear, the text-block as pristine and w... continua a leggere
    • WARD, LOCK AND COMPANY, N.D. [CIRCA 1930S]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Presumed first edition, one of the Golden Picture Books. Extensively illustrated with photographs on every page beautifully reproduced in sepia and silvertone, many of which are full-page, and with two impressive colour "photochrom" plates. Small 4to, in original pictorially decorated paper covered stiff boards backed in gray cloth, the upper cover with a most impressive colour portrait of an Indian chief in full headdress, the lower cover with a stylized cornflower pattern, Thomas Maybank decorated endpapers. [64] pp. A well preserved and very presentable copy of a book rarely found in dec... continua a leggere
    • SIERRA CLUB, 1963
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (Stati Uniti)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: First Edition. 97 black and white photographic plates by Ansel Adams, and dustjacket illustration as well. Folio, publisher's forest green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and upper cover, the jacket pictorially illustrated with an Ansel Adams photograph. 175 pp. A copy in excellent condition, the dustjacket preserved in a clear plastic sleeve. ILLUSTRATED EARLY BIOGRAPHY OF ANSEL ADAMS FROM 1902-1938. "Not even the extraordinary stories of Alfred Stieglitz, to which I had listened almost daily during the two years I spent working on a biography of him, had he said it. Brilliant, poet... continua a leggere
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