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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 as well as a number of Incunables from single leaves to complete works.
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You choose the book and put down what ever amount is comfortable for you. You set the payments and the dates 

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  The only real stipulation is that the amounts paid are not refundable in cash. Should you desire, for what ever reason,to withdraw, the credit balance can be applied to any book available in our inventory. 

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VELLUM PAGES WITH 2 PAINTED ILLUMINATED PAGES
Charles II and his dominions. Hand painted lithograph circa 1685.V
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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Pomologia Republicii Populare Romine [ct 8 Vols 1969 100's Of Color Plates], Gh Anghel; I Balacz; D Blaja; Maria Bobeleac; A Bistrova;
Pomologia Republicii Populare Romine [ct 8 Vols 1969 100's Of Color Plates]
Gh Anghel; I Balacz; D Blaja; Maria Bobeleac; A Bistrova;
750.00 USD
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The Congo And The Founding Of Its Free State: A Story Of Work And Exploration [victor Du Pont 1885 Ct 2 Vols], Sir Henry Morton Stanley,
The Congo And The Founding Of Its Free State: A Story Of Work And Exploration [victor Du Pont 1885 Ct 2 Vols]
Sir Henry Morton Stanley,
260.00 USD
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On Technological Education And The Construction Of Ships And Screw Propellers, For Naval And Marine Engineers, Nystrom, John W. (John William) , 1824 - 1885
On Technological Education And The Construction Of Ships And Screw Propellers, For Naval And Marine Engineers
Nystrom, John W. (John William) , 1824 - 1885
110.00 USD
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The Complaint Or Night Thoughts, Young, Edward
The Complaint Or Night Thoughts
Young, Edward
49.95 USD
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The Works Of Edmund Waller, Esp; In Verse And Prose, In Verse and Prose
The Works Of Edmund Waller, Esp; In Verse And Prose
In Verse and Prose
49.95 USD
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Poetry Of The Anti- Jacobin, Gifford, William [Edit. ]
Poetry Of The Anti- Jacobin
Gifford, William [Edit. ]
49.95 USD
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Poems Upon Several Occasions The Tenth Esition, Corrected With Some Account Of His Life And Writings To Which Are Added His Remains, Pomfret, The Reverend Mr. John
Poems Upon Several Occasions The Tenth Esition, Corrected With Some Account Of His Life And Writings To Which Are Added His Remains
Pomfret, The Reverend Mr. John
49.95 USD
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Poetical Works Of Dr Edmund King [ct In 2 Vols], Dr Edmund King
Poetical Works Of Dr Edmund King [ct In 2 Vols]
Dr Edmund King
49.95 USD
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Poems Of Edward Moore, Samuel Johnson
Poems Of Edward Moore
Samuel Johnson
49.95 USD
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The Pleasure Of Memory, And Other Poems The Pains Of Memory, Robert Merry
The Pleasure Of Memory, And Other Poems The Pains Of Memory
Robert Merry
49.95 USD
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The Poetical Works Of Thomas Parnell With A Life, Oliver Goldsmith
The Poetical Works Of Thomas Parnell With A Life
Oliver Goldsmith
49.95 USD
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Poetical Works Of Hector Macneill, Esq [2 Vols In One] Bound With Town Fashions Or Modern Manners Delineated, A Satirical Dialogue With James And Mary, A Rural Tale., Hector MacNeill
Poetical Works Of Hector Macneill, Esq [2 Vols In One] Bound With Town Fashions Or Modern Manners Delineated, A Satirical Dialogue With James And Mary, A Rural Tale.
Hector MacNeill
90.00 USD
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Report On The Memorials Of The Seneca Indians And Others, Accepted November 21, 1840, In The Council Of Massachusetts., Not Attributed
Report On The Memorials Of The Seneca Indians And Others, Accepted November 21, 1840, In The Council Of Massachusetts.
Not Attributed
250.00 USD
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Mark Twain's Sketches New And Old [1875 1st State], Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Mark Twain's Sketches New And Old [1875 1st State]
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
475.00 USD
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Early Dutch Broadside Placaat. De Staaten Generaal Der Vereenigde Nederlanden ... Mitsgaders De Scheepen Van De Groote Groenlandische, Straat-davids, Yslandische En Versche Haring Of Bokkum Visschery Deesen Lanven De Scheepen Van De Oostindische Compagnie, Holland Military
Early Dutch Broadside Placaat. De Staaten Generaal Der Vereenigde Nederlanden ... Mitsgaders De Scheepen Van De Groote Groenlandische, Straat-davids, Yslandische En Versche Haring Of Bokkum Visschery Deesen Lanven De Scheepen Van De Oostindische Compagnie
Holland Military
470.00 USD
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An Account Of An Embassy To The Court Of The Teshoo Lama In Tibet 1800, Samuel Turner / Samuel Davis / Robert Saunders
An Account Of An Embassy To The Court Of The Teshoo Lama In Tibet 1800
Samuel Turner / Samuel Davis / Robert Saunders
800.00 USD
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Public Ledger Philadelphia Daily Newspaper 26 Issues 1842-1852, Mexican War, Texas War, Attempt To Purchase Cuba Etc, Various
Public Ledger Philadelphia Daily Newspaper 26 Issues 1842-1852, Mexican War, Texas War, Attempt To Purchase Cuba Etc
Various
270.00 USD
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A Dictionary Of The English Language [1785 Ct 2 Vols], Samuel Johnson
A Dictionary Of The English Language [1785 Ct 2 Vols]
Samuel Johnson
800.00 USD
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Winkle's Architectural And Picturesque Illustrations Of The Cathedral Churches Of England And Wales [vol Ii], John Anderson
Winkle's Architectural And Picturesque Illustrations Of The Cathedral Churches Of England And Wales [vol Ii]
John Anderson
100.00 USD
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Historical And Genealogical Memoirs Of The House Of Hamilton; With Genealogical Memoirs Of The Several Branches Of The Family, John Anderson
Historical And Genealogical Memoirs Of The House Of Hamilton; With Genealogical Memoirs Of The Several Branches Of The Family
John Anderson
185.00 USD
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Zane Grey $1000 Bail Bond Signed By Grey For Girchie Takabash With Certification, Zane Grey
Zane Grey $1000 Bail Bond Signed By Grey For Girchie Takabash With Certification
Zane Grey
625.00 USD
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Music, Deep Rivers In My Soul [color Etchings, Dean Mitchell], Mitchell, Dean. Angelou, Maya.
Music, Deep Rivers In My Soul [color Etchings, Dean Mitchell]
Mitchell, Dean. Angelou, Maya.
2750.00 USD
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The Great West: Its Attractions And Resources. Containing a Popular Description of the Marvelous Scenery, Physical Geography, Fossils, and Glaciers of This Wonderful Region; and the Recent Explorations in the Yellowstone Park, "The Wonderland of America"...., F[Erdinand]. V. Hayden.
The Great West: Its Attractions And Resources. Containing a Popular Description of the Marvelous Scenery, Physical Geography, Fossils, and Glaciers of This Wonderful Region; and the Recent Explorations in the Yellowstone Park, "The Wonderland of America"....
F[Erdinand]. V. Hayden.
224.95 USD
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The Contractors' Story [not An Engineering Treatise] Of The Moffat Tunnel, Hitchcock and Tinkler.
The Contractors' Story [not An Engineering Treatise] Of The Moffat Tunnel
Hitchcock and Tinkler.
330.00 USD
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Washington [state] West Of The Cascades., Herbert Hunt and Floyd C. Kaylor
Washington [state] West Of The Cascades.
Herbert Hunt and Floyd C. Kaylor
300.00 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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