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Les Francais Peints Par Eux-memes [ 2 Of 9 ILL Vols]

By: (Balzac, Honore De, Et Al. , Text by).

Price: $141.00

Publisher: Paris, L. Curmer: 1840

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 38034


b/w; 580, [8] : xviii, 576, [8] pages; Contemporary 3/4 morocco with marbled boards and edges. Joints and corners rubbed, slightly scuffed. With numerous wood engraved plates and text illustrations. Scattered light foxing, edges occasionally dust smudged. Tomes 1 & 2. In all 1300pp. Numerous [aprox 200], drawing and full page plates. 6 3/4 x 10 1/8" 7 pounds. Frontis of winged demon with what appears to be a single horn. This was a series that were issued periodicall... View more info

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FRANCOMANIA, FRENCH MADNESS; OR, THE TRAVELS OF THE D_L AND FOLLY IN FRANCE, LEIGE, BRABANT

By: Anon

Price: $422.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, A. Guthrie: 1794

Seller ID: 26930


Travel; French Revolution; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Tailpieces; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xxv, 224 pages; Francomania, French Madness; or, The Travels of The D_l and Folly in France, Leige, Brabant. Contemp. Calf, gilt-decorated spine; scuffed, joints rubbed, cover slightly warped. Moderate internal spotting & fronting. Old ink signatures on title page, old ink sketches at foot of p. Xxv, tear in low... View more info

Image for OPERE DI MONSIGNOR JACOPO-BENIGNO BOSSUET VESCOVO DI MEAUX, SONSIGLIERE DEL RE NE' SUOI CONSIGLI, ED ORDINARIO NEL CONSIGLIO DI STATO, PRECETTORE DEL SERENISSIMO DELFINO, PRIMO LIMOSINIERE DI MADAMA LA DELFINA. TOMO DECIMOSETTIMO. SOPRA TUTT'I MISTERJ DEL

OPERE DI MONSIGNOR JACOPO-BENIGNO BOSSUET VESCOVO DI MEAUX, SONSIGLIERE DEL RE NE' SUOI CONSIGLI, ED ORDINARIO NEL CONSIGLIO DI STATO, PRECETTORE DEL SERENISSIMO DELFINO, PRIMO LIMOSINIERE DI MADAMA LA DELFINA. TOMO DECIMOSETTIMO. SOPRA TUTT'I MISTERJ DEL

By: Bossuet, Jacques Benigne, 1627-1704

Price: $169.15

Publisher: Stamperia De' Fratelli Di Paci: 1779

Seller ID: 33297


French Language; Public Speaking; Orations; Width: 5.5" Height: 8.75"; 430 pages; Pere di Monsignor Jacopo-Benigno Bossuet, vescovo di Meaux, sonsigliere del Re ne' suoi consigli, ed ordinario nel Consiglio di Stato, precettore del serenissimo Delfino, primo limosiniere di Madama la Delfina. Tomo Decimosettimo. Sopra tutt'i misterj dela religione cristiana. Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses. ... View more info

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE, TRAVELS AND CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCES IN THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF SAMUEL BROWNAS {Quaker}

By: Bownas, Samuel

Price: $281.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wlliam Dunlap: 1759

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22196


Autobiography; RELIGION; Quaker; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; {Quakers]. Samuel Bownas. An Account Of The Life, Travels, And Christian Experiences In The Work Of the Ministry Of Samuel Bownas. Phila: Wlliam Dunlap, 1759. 8vo. Viii,242pp. Later cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. Ink notations and name front blank, text block moderately toned, occasional minor soiling.... View more info

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THIRD BOOK OF LESSONS : FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS.

By: by Canada. Council Of Public Instruction For Upper Canada.

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Toronto Canada, R. McPhail,: 1865

Seller ID: 34012


24mo 5" - 6" tall; Bound in green printed boards. Worn and lacking spine strip. Nonetheless uncommon. View more info

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POEMS BY C. CHURCHILL. IN TWO VOLUMES (VOL I ONLY)

By: Churchill, C. [Harles, 1731-1764].

Price: $75.15

Publisher: London, Printed for John Churchill, By W. Flexney: 1769

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 27312


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ESTCT98903 finds 38 copies worldwide. The ROSCIAD, THE APOLOGY, NIGHT, THE PROPHECY OF FAMINE, AN EPISTLE TO WILLIAM HOGARTH AND THE GHOST in four books. Vol I of two only. Provenance- John Henry Lewis, armorial bookplate, dated 1733. Contemporary brown calf leather with ornamentally gilded spine. View more info

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THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY.OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION (Complete in One Volume)

By: Cowper, William, (1731-1800)

Price: $328.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson: 1787

Seller ID: 23392


POETRY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (2), 186, 32, 2, (4) pages; THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY. OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION. Complete with one leaf of ads. The next to the final blank end paper has paper loss to lower rt corner about 2.5x3". TIROCINIUM bound with THE TASK and so noted on title page is rela... View more info

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FABULAE, NARRATIONES ET ALIAE AMPLIFICATIONES

By: D. Caroli Lebeau

Price: $117.45

Publisher: Paris, Nyon/ Morin/ Colas/ Nyon,: 1782

Seller ID: 32551


Short Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [2], [v]-viij, 298, [6] pages; Dark red leather, gilt-decorated spine, black spine labels, gilt dentelle. Slight surface staining. Pages near fine. View more info

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FABLES, ANCIENT AND MODERN; TRANSLATED INTO VERSE FROM HOMER, OVID, BOCCACE, & CHAUCER: WITH ORIGINAL POEMS

By: Dryden, John, 1631-1700.

Price: $281.95

Publisher: London, Printed for Jacob Tonson: 1713

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28708


8vo 8" - 9" tall; [48] 550, [2] pages; Fables, ancient and modern; translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems . Elaborated letters, headpieces, etc. Printed on various batches of paper- some darkened moderately but most bright. Bound in full modern calf leather. ESTCT145034. Contemporary signature [R. E. Brown] on title page. View more info

Image for THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY The Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarg'd.

THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY The Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarg'd.

By: Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668

Price: $404.15

Publisher: Printed for Bernard Lintott: 1716

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24024


Poetry; Art; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [16],lxviii,[4],397,[7]p.,plate ; 8°. pages; THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY. Published 1716, The art of painting: by ... View more info

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SERMONS DE M. L'ABBE DE CAMBACERES, PREDICATEUR DU ROI, CHANOINE & ARCHIDIACRE DE L'EGLISE DE MONTPELLIER [CT IN 3 VOLS]

By: Etienne Francois De Cambaceres

Price: $328.95

Publisher: Paris:, J. G. Merigot Le Jeune: 1781

Edition: Presumed 1st

Seller ID: 32458


SERMONS; RELIGION; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Vol 1: [4], xxiv, 524pp. Vol 2: [4], 482pp. Vol 3: [4], 530pp. Light dampstain mostly to last leaves of Vol 2 and outer margin of some leaves in Vols 1 and 3. Vol 1: Bit of wear at outer edge of some leaves. Label on lower edge of Vol 1's front pastedown. Full bound in contemporary sheep leather . Elaborately gilded spines. Sound and contents VG. No copies found at auction or in collections. View more info

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Sermones Francisci Mariae Zanotti Habiti In Bononiensi [Science]

By: Francesco Maria Zanotti; Giambattista Morgagni

Price: $178.60

Publisher: Bassani, Remondini: 1774

Seller ID: 38394


cxlix, [1] pages; . ..Scientiarum Instituto. Accedunt Epistolae Nonnullae Ejusdem Francisci Mariae Zanotti, Joannis Baptistae Morgagni ...Conversations at the Bologna Scientific Institute. Leather spine over marbled boards. Damp stain to first ferw leaves and rippling to balance of text. Lower part of boards mildly warped. View more info

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POESIE UND PROSE

By: G A V. Halem

Price: $375.95

Publisher: Hamburg, Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann: 1789

Seller ID: 26207


German Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Engraved frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iv, 385, [1] pages; A scarce work by a known author G A von Halem. No copies found. Bound in contemporary calf over sheep leather boards. German language text. Spine has 4 raised bands. Contents quite clean and bright. Brief inked notations on first blanks. Frontis of lion and two warriors in arena. View more info

Image for TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON (BOUND TOGETHER WITH ) THE WHAT D'YE CALL IT: A TRAGI-COMI-PASTORAL FARCE AND THE SHEPHERD'S WEEK, IN SIX PASTORALS

TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON (BOUND TOGETHER WITH ) THE WHAT D'YE CALL IT: A TRAGI-COMI-PASTORAL FARCE AND THE SHEPHERD'S WEEK, IN SIX PASTORALS

By: Gay, (John)

Price: $375.95

Publisher: London, Bernard Lintot: 1730

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21925


ENGLAND; Humor; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 vol. Gay, (John). Trivia: or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London. London: Bernard Lintot, 1730. Third edition. 8vo, contemp. Gilt-paneled calf; rubbed, rebacked. Moderate foxing to title page & front matter. Bound with: The What D'ye Call It: A Tragi-Comi-Pastoral Farce. London: Bernard Lintot, 1725. Fourth edition. . 8v... View more info

Image for A SYSTEM OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, BY THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED MR. HENRY GROVE OF TAUNTON. PUBLISHED FROM THE AUTHOR'S MANUSCRIPT (VOL II ONLY OF TWO VOLUMES)

A SYSTEM OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, BY THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED MR. HENRY GROVE OF TAUNTON. PUBLISHED FROM THE AUTHOR'S MANUSCRIPT (VOL II ONLY OF TWO VOLUMES)

By: Grove, Henry.

Price: $280.59

Publisher: May not be noted.: 1749

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8956


Philosophy; RELIGION; THEOLOGY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Grove, Henry. , A SYSTEM OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, BY THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED MR. HENRY GROVE OF TAUNTON. PUBLISHED FROM THE AUTHOR'S MANUSCRIPT, J Waugh, 1749. Two volumes: [xlviii], 420 [4]; [xx], 616, [24] pp of which this is Vol II only. Bound in gilt lined contemporary calf. Front board is detached, spine is 6 compartment with raised bands. Wh... View more info

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THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED

By: Hervey, James, 1714-1758.

Price: $564.00

Publisher: Berwick, Printed for R. Taylor: 1770

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24559


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; lxvii,[5],76p. pages; THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED . Estc74369 bound in full calf leather. With a half-title. 6 verified copies found. None found in AE database. With eulogy by Rev. Mr. J. Ogilvie. Scarce. Sealed 1" t... View more info

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OFFICE DE LA QUINZAINE DE PASQUE , LATIN ET FRANCOIS, EXTRAIT DU BREVIAIRE ET DU MISSEL DE POITIERS

By: Imprime Par Ordre De Monseigneur L'Eveque

Price: $281.95

Publisher: Notre-dame, Jean-Felix Faulcon: 1771

Seller ID: 26289


Prayer; Breviary; RELIGION; Latin Language; French Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 740, [4] pages; OFFICE DE LA QUINZAINE DE PASQUE , LATIN ET FRANCOIS, EXTRAIT DU BREVIAIRE ET DU MISSEL DE POITIERS A poitiers, chez Jean-Felix Faulcon, imprieur de Monseigneur l'Eveque & d Clerge. Place & vis-a-vis Notre-Dame la Grande . Bound in contemporary sheep leather. Crack down cent... View more info

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THE DRAMATICK WORKS OF MR. NATHANAEL LEE

By: Lee, Nathanael

Price: $413.60

Publisher: London, For W. Feakes: 1734

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30032


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1st collected ed. 3 vols. 12mo, contemp. Gilt-paneled calf, richly gilt spine compartments, russet morocco spine labels; scuffed, joints & extremities rubbed. With 18 separate title pages & 18 plates; lacking portrait of Lee? , 1/2 title in vol. 2. Scattered light foxing, occasional minor dampstaining. Armorial bookplate of babcock. WorldCat returns 2 copies, one is a reproduction in Library of Congess OCLC Number: 4753238... View more info

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HISTORY OF THE MISSION OF THE UNITED BRETHREN AMONG THE INDIANS IN NORTH AMERICA IN THREE PARTS [G]

By: Loskiel, George Henry (translated From The German by Christian Ignatius La Trobe. )

Price: $1,593.30

Publisher: London: Oxford, Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel: 1794

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 26925


Western; Pioneer; AMERICANA; American Indian; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Engraved map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii,159,[1],234,233,[1], [22] pages; Loskiel, George Henry (TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN BY CHRISTIAN IGNATIUS LA TROBE. ) History of The Mission of The United Brethren among The Indians in North America In Three Parts. Modern full gilt paneled blue morocco, spine gilt. With large. Folding Map (a ... View more info

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LA VIE MERVEILLEUSE DE SARAH BERNHARDT [SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

By: Louis Verneuil

Price: $117.50

Publisher: N Y, Brentano's: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36830


Portrait frontis; 316 pages; A biography of celebrated French stage and film actress Sarah Bernhardt (c. 22/23 October 1844 – 26 March 1923). A lengthy handwritten inscription appears on the first blank preliminary page, addressed to a Madame Francis Carter, and signed "En respecteux hommage / L. Verneuil / Decembre 1942." This volume is bound in the publisher's printed wrappers. The book shows light shelfwear, with small red stains to the lower inside quadr... View more info