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Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma VI (Arte della Guerra Vol. V, VI, VII; Mandragolia; Clizia; Andria)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056497

Condition: See Description


Some insect damage to leather and a tiny stain to endpapers at gutter. Binding is solid and interior is clean. Includes one fold-out. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma VII (Poesie Liriche and Lettere)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056498

Condition: See Description


Some insect damage to leather and wear to extremities Binding is solid and interior is clean. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma VIII (Lettere)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056499

Condition: See Description


Insect damage to leather and wear to extremities Binding is solid and interior is clean. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

The Architecture of Provence and the Riviera

By: MacGibbon, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0054864

Condition: VG- (See Description)


Minor wear to extremities and minor bumped corners. There is a tiny bit of foxing to a few pages with some small chips from edge of front endpaper. Previous owners name and address in pencil on ffep and small notation in ink on final page. Errata slip tipped in. View more info

The Boy Scouts Courageous

By: Mathiews, Franklin K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Barse & Hopkins: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0056283

Condition: Good


Wear at extremities, cracked at gutter of title page, two tiny moisture stains at front edge of first few pages, pencil doodling on illustrations, and a couple of interior stains. Three illustrations, one by Norman Rockwell. Green cloth with orange and black pictorial cover and "S" left off "Scouts" in the title. View more info

My Faith Looks Up to Thee

By: Palmer, Ray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lee and Shepard: 1884

Seller ID: 0056223

Condition: Very Good Minus


Cloth is frayed at extremities. Black and gilt decorations. Small moisture stain at the corner of ffep and first page. All edges gilt. Many engravings. View more info

Course of Time

By: Pollok, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Portland, ME, Sanborn & Carter:

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 0054516

Condition: Poor


No date, inscription dated 1858. This is a miniature leather bound book with a 1/3" chip at head of spine, spine is broken and one signature is completely loose. There are several bits of writing on endpapers and facing title page. View more info

Letters, written by the late Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; and Several of His Friends. From the Year 1703 to 1740 [1742].

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, T. Davies, C. Bathurst et al.: 1768

Edition: Sixth Edition/New Edition

Seller ID: 0056564

Condition: See Description


Volumes 1-3 (sixth edititon) printed in 1768, with notes by John Hawkesworth and covers the years through 1740. Printed for T. Davies, et al. Volumes 4-6 (new edition, corrected) printed in 1775, collected and revised by Deane Swift covers the years through 1742. Printed for C. Bathurst et al. All volumes have had the volume numbers on the spine removed. V. 1 & 3 have cracked leather at the joints, V. 2 has wormhole not affecting text and joint is cracked. V. 4 has crack... View more info

Aminta Favola Boscareccia

By: Tasso, Torquato

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Parigi, Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056482

Condition: See Description


Some wear to leather at extremities and some gilt lettering worn off. All edges gilt, gilt decorations. Ribbon for marking place still intact. Blue endpapers. Previous owner's name dated 1772. Text in Italian. View more info

La Secchia Rapita Di Alessandro Tassoni

By: Tassoni, Alessandro

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Parigi, Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056566

Condition: See Description


Wear to extremities and some loss of gilt decoration. Unusual blue endpapers. All edged gilt. Evidence of a tiny amount of insect damage at the joint and inside gutter. Text in Italian. View more info

Sophie's Troubles

By: The Countess De Segur

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, P. J. Kenedy & Sons: 1889

Seller ID: 0053844

Condition: Very Good Minus


Light wear to extremities with some soiling of edges. One pinhead sized stain on cover. Binding is solid and square. Translated from the French by P. P. S. 48 illustrations. View more info

Image for The Land of Enchantment from Pike's Peak to the Pacific

The Land of Enchantment from Pike's Peak to the Pacific

By: Whiting, Lilian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0050771

Condition: Very Good (see condition)


Light wear to extremities with fraying at two corners. Gift inscription. Top edge gilt, other edges deckled. Gilt decorations to cover. 34 photographic illustrations. View more info

Image for Excerpts from Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl.

Excerpts from Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl.

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $12.00

Publisher: H&S Co.:

Seller ID: 0048593

Condition: Very Good Minus


This unusual booklet appears to have been a Christmas Card giveaway for various businesses. The glassine endpapers have a greeting from the Tygart Valley Glass Company. The card covers are green velour with gilt stamping connected with a tassled cord. Ther is some edgewear and minor fading. There is no date of publication. View more info

Wind Flowers

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, R. F. Fenno & Co.:

Seller ID: 0053721

Condition: Good (see Description)


Small booklet containing 7 poems. No date, but appears to be late 19th Century or early 20th century. Pasted in gift card. Glassine wrapper with multiple chips and tears. Slight odor of smoke. View more info