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We Specialize in rare and obscure books of all varieties as chance may have it.  Fine leather bound books, illustrated, Religious, scholarly, 16th century etc.
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Charles II and his dominions. Hand painted lithograph circa 1685.
Hand-colored 17th century engraving praising the "Achievement Of Our Soveraigne King Charles The II,
With The Armes of the Severall Kings that have anciently Reigned within his Dominions"

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"Like all men of the Library, in my younger days I traveled; I have journeyed in quest of a book, perhaps a catalog of catalogs. Now that my eyes can hardly make out what I myself have written, I am preparing to die, a few leagues from the hexagon where i was born. When I am dead, compassionate hands will throw me over the railing; my tomb will be unfathomable air, my body will sink for ages, and I will decay and dissolve in the wind engendered by my fall, which shall be infinite. I declare that the library is endless." JORGE LUIS BORGES (Eminent South American Author) (1899-1986) "The Library of Babel"

 

 

 

 

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COMMENTARY ON THE OLD TESTAMENT IN TEN VOLUMES TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN [COMPLETE], Keil, C. F. & Delitzsch, F
COMMENTARY ON THE OLD TESTAMENT IN TEN VOLUMES TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN [COMPLETE]
Keil, C. F. & Delitzsch, F
98.75 USD
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7 VOLUMES OF LITERATURE BOUND IN FULL LEATHER CIRCA 1900-30, Joseph Conrad Et Al
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REFUGE: AN UNNATURAL HISTORY OF FAMILY AND PLACE [FLOODING OF GREAT SALT LAKE], Williams, Terry Tempest
REFUGE: AN UNNATURAL HISTORY OF FAMILY AND PLACE [FLOODING OF GREAT SALT LAKE]
Williams, Terry Tempest
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Dickens, Charles.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Dickens, Charles.
59.95 USD
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BANISHED KNOWLEDGE : FACING CHILDHOOD INJURIES, Miller, Alice
BANISHED KNOWLEDGE : FACING CHILDHOOD INJURIES
Miller, Alice
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LONESOME DOVE (UNCORRECTED PROOF), Larry McMurtry
LONESOME DOVE (UNCORRECTED PROOF)
Larry McMurtry
75.00 USD
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MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF MADAME RECAMIER. TRANSLATED ... AND EDITED BY I. M. LUYSTER. NEW ILLUSTRATED EDITION, Luyster Isaphene M. (Ed. )
MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF MADAME RECAMIER. TRANSLATED ... AND EDITED BY I. M. LUYSTER. NEW ILLUSTRATED EDITION
Luyster Isaphene M. (Ed. )
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CADILLAC JACK [LTD, SIGNED IN SLIPCASE]], McMurtry, Larry.
CADILLAC JACK [LTD, SIGNED IN SLIPCASE]]
McMurtry, Larry.
145.00 USD
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CADILLAC JACK [UNCORRECTED PROOF], McMurtry, Larry.
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McMurtry, Larry.
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XVIIE SIECLE. INSTITUTIONS, USAGES ET COSTUMES. FRANCE. 1590-1700. ** XVIIE SIECLE. LETTRES, SCIENCES ET ARTS. FRANCE. 1590-1700. *** XVIIIE SIECLE. INSTITUTIONS, USAGES ET COSTUMES. FRANCE. 1700-1789. **** XVIIIE SIECLE. LETTRES, SCIENCES ET ARTS 4 VOL, Lacroix (Paul)
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Lacroix (Paul)
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V. R. LANG, POEMS & PLAYS WITH A MEMOIR BY ALISON LURIE [SIGNED BY LURIE], [Lang, V. R. ] Lurie, Alison, Memoir [Edward Gorey]
V. R. LANG, POEMS & PLAYS WITH A MEMOIR BY ALISON LURIE [SIGNED BY LURIE]
[Lang, V. R. ] Lurie, Alison, Memoir [Edward Gorey]
59.95 USD
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THE ESSENTIAL DRACULA: A COMPLETELY ILLUSTRATED AND ANNOTATED EDITION OF BRAM STOKER'S CLASSIC NOVEL, McNally, Raymond and Florescu, Radu ; ; Edward Gorey
THE ESSENTIAL DRACULA: A COMPLETELY ILLUSTRATED AND ANNOTATED EDITION OF BRAM STOKER'S CLASSIC NOVEL
McNally, Raymond and Florescu, Radu ; ; Edward Gorey
24.95 USD
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TAHITI WITH THE GOSPEL, TAHITI WITHOUT THE GOSPEL [2 VOLS], Not Attributed
TAHITI WITH THE GOSPEL, TAHITI WITHOUT THE GOSPEL [2 VOLS]
Not Attributed
200.00 USD
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GRAPHIS ANNUAL 79/80. DAS INTERNATIONALE JAHRBUCH DER WERBEGRAPHIK UND DER REDAKTIONELLEN GRAPHIK (E, D, F), Herdeg Walter Edward Gorey
GRAPHIS ANNUAL 79/80. DAS INTERNATIONALE JAHRBUCH DER WERBEGRAPHIK UND DER REDAKTIONELLEN GRAPHIK (E, D, F)
Herdeg Walter Edward Gorey
59.95 USD
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THE NATIONAL LAMPOON ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUMOR, Michael O'Donoghue (editor) [Gorey #139
THE NATIONAL LAMPOON ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUMOR
Michael O'Donoghue (editor) [Gorey #139
24.95 USD
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EXTRAORDINARY REALITIES [SIGNED], Doty, Robert; Edward Gorey
EXTRAORDINARY REALITIES [SIGNED]
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110.00 USD
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MELANGES SCIENTIFIQUES ET LITTERAIRES [CT IN 3 VOLS], Biot, Jean-Baptiste
MELANGES SCIENTIFIQUES ET LITTERAIRES [CT IN 3 VOLS]
Biot, Jean-Baptiste
90.00 USD
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KOSMOS. ENTWURF EINER PHYSISCHEN WELTBESCHREIBUNG., Alexander Von Humboldt 1769
KOSMOS. ENTWURF EINER PHYSISCHEN WELTBESCHREIBUNG.
Alexander Von Humboldt 1769
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LA DIVINA COMMEDIA; CON COMMENTO DEL PROF. GIACOMO POLETTO. [COMPLETE IN 3 VOLS], Dante Alighieri 1265-1321.; Giacomo Poletto
LA DIVINA COMMEDIA; CON COMMENTO DEL PROF. GIACOMO POLETTO. [COMPLETE IN 3 VOLS]
Dante Alighieri 1265-1321.; Giacomo Poletto
250.00 USD
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HANDBUCH DER ALLGEMEINEN KIRCHENGESCHICHTE. [CT IN 3 VOLUMES], Joseph Cardinal Hergenrother
HANDBUCH DER ALLGEMEINEN KIRCHENGESCHICHTE. [CT IN 3 VOLUMES]
Joseph Cardinal Hergenrother
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LES ARTS ET METIERS AU MOYEN-AGE. ETUDE ILLUSTRÉE DAPRES LES OUVRAGES DE PAUL LACROIX SUR LE MOYEN-AGE ET LA RENAISSANCE. L'ANCIENNE FRANCE., Lacroix, Paul
LES ARTS ET METIERS AU MOYEN-AGE. ETUDE ILLUSTRÉE DAPRES LES OUVRAGES DE PAUL LACROIX SUR LE MOYEN-AGE ET LA RENAISSANCE. L'ANCIENNE FRANCE.
Lacroix, Paul
49.95 USD
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VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRES. DEPUIS L'ANTIQUITE JUSQUAU DIX-NEUVIEME SIECLE, Figuier, Louis.
VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRES. DEPUIS L'ANTIQUITE JUSQUAU DIX-NEUVIEME SIECLE
Figuier, Louis.
49.95 USD
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VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRES DE LA RENAISSANCE, Figuier, Louis.
VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRES DE LA RENAISSANCE
Figuier, Louis.
84.95 USD
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VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRES. DEPUIS L'ANTIQUITE JUSQUAU DIX-NEUVIEME SIECLE, Figuier, Louis.
VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRES. DEPUIS L'ANTIQUITE JUSQUAU DIX-NEUVIEME SIECLE
Figuier, Louis.
74.95 USD
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VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRÉS DU MOYEN AGE., Figuier, Louis.
VIES DES SAVANTS ILLUSTRÉS DU MOYEN AGE.
Figuier, Louis.
99.95 USD
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BOOK COLLECTING

Almost from time immemorial book collecting, and before that manuscript collecting, and before that anything that you could scratch or carve a message on, has been the subject of much interest. Today we have many categories of book collecting- Fancy bindings, Religious books, Philosophy books, Mystery books, Modern 1st editions, Leather bound books, Textbooks, Early readers, Archaeology books, Art books, Children's books and numberless others. You need not break the bank on 15th and 16th century works. There are some areas that are not yet popular and have a lot of growing to do. Alice in Wonderland with it's endless editions and artists is a fertile field for study as is Disney and Pinocchio. Religious books are now enjoying a greatly increased following. Early readers have a ways to go in appreciation yet. Poetry works may be on the decline a bit though still holding firm. Areas that appear unexploited at this time are Salesman's Dummy books. These are typically turn of the century or early 20th century works comprising highlights of several books. They were designed for salesmen to take orders with. These frequently included covers, spines, limited amounts of text and a good supply of illustrations from each featured book all bound together. Currently these are cheap out of all proportion to their scarcity. Search and you shall find in the land where the Princes of Serendip reign. ARC's (Advance review Copies) are also scarce relative to their key role in publication. These usually contain uncorrected proofs of the book to be issued, often along with author's signatures. They usually sell, even signed, at a considerable discount to the First Edition work which actually came later. Local Cookbooks such as published for church groups, clubs, etc. are now very low priced. You have to have a game plan here or risk being overwhelmed by the mass of cheap material now out there. Beeton's 1907 magazine, arguably the most highly valued magazine is popular for pritning "A Study in Scarlet", Sherlock Holmes first appearance in print. This sold in 1929 for a few shillings, about 1974 it achieved 80L at auction. A couple of years ago it exeeded $150,000 when sold at auction. Early magazines with their appearances of Edgar Alan Poe, Frank Baum, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Maxfield Parrish, Winslow Homer and the Wyeths among hundreds of coveted authors and artists in print are a fertile field. The best children's collection assembled was put together by a poorly paid school teacher in the the years when Children's books were not considered suitable for serious collectors. Today that collection resides at Yale to world acclaim. There is such a large world out there. Pick your specialty, buy quality, and your search will be a happy one and your rewards many.
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