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Collection of Rare and Antiquarian Books

An Army Woman in the Philippines and the Far East 1914 1st Edition

PRESENTING A RARE AMERICAN BOOK, namely, An Army Woman in the Philippines and the Far East by Caroline S. Shunk, 1914 1st Edition. Published by Franklin Hudson Publishing Co, Kansas City, Missouri. Extracts from Letters of an Army Officer’s Wife, Describing Her Personal Experiences in the Philippine Islands. Presented as a gift to “Lida Calvert…

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Soldier of the South General Picketts War Letters 1928 1st Edition

PRESENTING A VERY RARE AMERICAN BOOK, namely, ‘Soldier of the South’ General Pickett’s War Letters to his Wife, Edited by Arthur Crew Inman, 1928 1st Edition with Illustrations. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston and New York. The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1928. Pages 158. Hardcover. Condition is good. Some normal wear and tear (foxing…

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Minding the Store by Stanley Marcus 1st Edition Signed

PRESENTING A SIGNED FIRST EDITION of ‘Minding the Store’ A Memoir by Stanley Marcus. Published by Little, Brown (1974). First Edition Second Printing. Pages 383. Dust Cover in fair condition, some minor scuffing and repaired tear to back. Hardcover in excellent condition. Original ‘Stanley Marcus’ signature in ink Provenance: This book came from a Wealthy…

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35000 Days in Texas by Acheson 1st Edition

PRESENTING A RARE TEXAS BOOK, namely: “35,000 Days in Texas, A History of the Dallas News and It’s Forbears” by Sam Acheson 1st Edition. The MacMillan Company, New York, 1938 First Edition First Printing. Hardback. Quarto in red cloth. Very Good-, no jacket. Text-block is quite tight, no marks or writing, moderate toning. Covers are…

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Demosthenis Selectae Orationes by Richard Mounteney 1791 7th Edition

PRESENTING A FABULOUSLY RARE ANTIQUARIAN book from 1791, namely, Demosthenis Selectae Orationes by Richard Mounteney 1791 7th Edition. Leather Spine in very good condition. Leather and card cover. Title: Demosthenis Selectae Orationes Ad Codices … Publisher: J.Pote, J.Rivington et Filios, London Publication Date: 1791 Binding: Full-Leather Book Condition: Very Good Edition: Seventh Edition 418 pages with illustrated pull out map of…

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First Edition First Printing of French Quarter Etchings by W Woodward

PRESENTING a VERY RARE BOOK, namely a, First Edition First Printing of French Quarter Etchings by W Woodward. “French Quarter Etchings of Old New Orleans by William Woodward, Professor of Drawing, Emeritus, The Tulane University of Louisiana, Graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and Massachusetts Normal Art School, Honorary Member American Institute of Architects…

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Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1st Edition

PRESENTING a GLORIOUSLY RARE BOOK …. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs Grosset 1st Edition. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [c. 1914 (1929)]. 8vo. [6], 392 pp. Frontisp. silhouette by Fred J. Arting printed on glossy stock. Red cloth, black lettering front cover & spine (minor bumping to corners), w/ d.j. wraparound cover…

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Tarzan and the Lion Man by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1st Edition

PRESENTING a GLORIOUSLY RARE BOOK …. Tarzan and the Lion Man by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1st Edition. An attractive first edition/first printing, gray decorated cloth with black lettering a red “Janus” illustration in Near Fine condition with light soiling, little chipping mainly along spine ends. Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, Tarzana, CA, 1934. Hardcover. First…

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De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum by Bugenhagen 1525

De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum by Bugenhagen 1525. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum ad uenerandum Doctorem VVolfgangum Reissenbush monasterii Lichtenbergensis Prae ceptorem per Io annem Bugenhag. Pomeranum. Noremberge apud Io Petreium.  Anno M.D.XXV (1525). Published by Johannes Bugenhagen in 1525. This EXTREMELY RARE book is in GOOD…

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P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti Pub by Ioannem Heruagium Basileae 1537

P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti Pub by Ioannem Heruagium Basileae 1537. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti, gata ad fidem ueterum exemplariorum a Ioanne Sichardo, Accesserunt Omniumaeditionibus, qux in bune diem extant, fragmenta quaedam Ovidii halternus non in fa, ex libres qui periere Epigrammd ion, et carmen eruditifima…

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