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MEMORIAS DE AGUSTIN CODAZZI

By: Andres Soriano Lleras, Alberto Lee Lopez, Agustin Codazzi translated by Alberto Lee Lopez, Andres Soriano Lleras

Price: $60.11

Publisher: Banco De La Republica: 1973

Seller ID: 33475


B&W Illustrations, facsimiles; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 547 pages; Archivo de la Economia Nacional 32. Memoirs. Agustín Codazzi's memoirs were written at 32 and cover the period of European and American life from 1816 to 1822. B&W Illustrations, facsimiles, maps. Spanish language. View more info

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MEMOIR OF GINEVRA GUERRABELLA.

By: Ginerva Guerrabella.

Price: $122.15

Publisher: N Y, T. J. Crowan: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32478


Drama; Stage; Stars; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Blue-green wraps; minor soiling/staining to wraps and margins of pages. "A few copies only were printed for distribution among personal friends. She is the daughter of Samuel Ward the banker. Her romantic marriage, and subsequent career on the stage, form the principal items of interest in this work." -Sabin 47495. Worldcat locates 11 copies, none others found. View more info

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ABECEDARIO BIOGRAFICO DEI PITTORI, SCULTORI ED ARCHITETTI CREMONESI.

By: Grasselli, Giuseppe.

Price: $460.60

Publisher: Not Given: 1827

Seller ID: 34454


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Abecedario biografico dei pittori, scultori ed architetti cremonesi. 19th-century 3/4 dark brown morocco & marbled bds, gilt, spine richly gilt; edges occasionally scuffed. Slight foxing to title page. Tall copy. Practical and comprehensive reference tool with information on more than 600 artists, the work of one of the greatest experts italian language View more info

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LIGHTS OF TWO CENTURIES: STANDARD BIOGRAPHIES

By: Hale, Edward Everet

Price: $46.95

Publisher: American Book Co: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35921


Sepia; Couple of Sepia plates of vignettes. Rather cryptic and only partly legible inscription signed Harper & Bros New york onindie front cover. See picture View more info

Image for MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF GILBERT MOTIER LA FAYETTE BY GEN. H.L. VILLAUME DUCOUDRAY HOLSTEIN, WHO CONTRIBUTED, UNDER THE FICTITIOUS NAME OF PETER FELDMANN, TO HIS LIBERATION FROM THE PRISONS OF OLMUTZ. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH MANUSCRIPT

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF GILBERT MOTIER LA FAYETTE BY GEN. H.L. VILLAUME DUCOUDRAY HOLSTEIN, WHO CONTRIBUTED, UNDER THE FICTITIOUS NAME OF PETER FELDMANN, TO HIS LIBERATION FROM THE PRISONS OF OLMUTZ. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH MANUSCRIPT

By: Holdstein, H. La Fayette Villaume Ducoudray.

Price: $178.55

Publisher: N Y, Charles Wiley: 1824

Seller ID: 32754


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 111, 305 pages; Memoirs of the life of Gilbert Motier La Fayette By Gen. H. L. Villaume Ducoudray Holstein, Who Contributed, Under the Fictitious Name of Peter Feldmann, to His Liberation from the Prisons of Olmutz. Translated from the French Manuscript. Gen. Holdstein, H. La Fayette Villaume Ducoudray. Memoirs of Gilbert Mothier La Fayette. New York: Charles Wiley, 1824. First edition. 12mo, orig. Bds. , paper spine label; edge wear, covers... View more info

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Memoirs of the life and character of the late Rev. Cornelius Winter; compiled and composed by William Jay

By: Jay, William (1769-1853)

Price: $86.48

Publisher: NY, Published By Samuel Whiting & Co: 1811

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 37216


xi, [1], 371 pages; Contemporary tree calf, repaired front hinge. Because Episcopal ordination had been refused, Winter’s return to America was denied. Therefore, he began again the itinerant preaching in England he had done before going to America. He preached wherever he could find a congregation View more info

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LA VIE D'ANNE STUART REINE DE LA GRAND BRETAGNE, DE FRANCE ET D'IRLANDE. TRADUITE DE L'ANGLOIS

By: John Oldmixon

Price: $122.15

Publisher: A Rotterdam,, Chez Fritsch Et Bohm,: 1716

Seller ID: 32468


538 pages; La Vie D'Anne Stuart Reine De La Grand Bretagne, De France Et D'Irlande. Traduite de l'Anglois. Ink calculation faintly visible on front cover. Lacks any leaves appearing between title and first text page (which constitute page 3, and is signed "A2"). Ink ownership on title and ffep's verso. Based largely on a biography published in English 2 years earlier, "The life of Queen Anne. : In which is contained the most considerable transactions of Her r... View more info

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HET LEVEN VAN MR. JACOB VAN LENNEP

By: M. F. Van Lennep

Price: $93.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, P N Van Kampen & Zoon: 1909

Seller ID: 33963


Plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; HET LEVEN VAN MR. JACOB VAN LENNEP, 2 vols, publisher's brown cloth, contents firm and clean. Dutch language. Plates- portraits and scenes and bldgs. Thought to be complete View more info

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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF TOBIAS SMOLLETT.

By: Melville, Lewis

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1927

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 33746


B&W Illustrations; Orig. Cloth & bds, paper spine label, d/j, slipcase lacking back panel. Plates. Unopened. Small closed tear to tdj at rear spine fold 3/4" . View more info

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Plutarch's Lives 2 Vols [1811 Vols I & 4 Only Of 8]

By: Plutarch

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Philadelphia, Brannan and Morford: 1811

Seller ID: 38338


Vols 1 &4 only of 8 . 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Some oddset to end blanks from cover. Sound copies. View more info

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FOREIGN LAND [SIGNED ]

By: Raban, Jonathan

Price: $23.45

Publisher: N Y, Viking: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34206


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages; Transition from a comfortable home in Africa to awful England. Falt signed on title page. $16.95 price on DJ In Brodart; Signed by Author View more info

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V. R. LANG, POEMS & PLAYS WITH A MEMOIR BY ALISON LURIE [SIGNED BY LURIE]

By: [Lang, V. R. ] Lurie, Alison, Memoir [Edward Gorey]

Price: $56.35

Publisher: N Y, Random House: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35289


Flatsigned at top of first free blank. Faint aging to extreeme edges of DJ. Gorey #C16. "...Lang was vividly remembered by everyone whose life she touched." View more info