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Foster, George G. (d. 1850) The Gold Regions of California: Being a Succinct Description of the Geography, History, Topography, and Gen

Foster, George G. (d. 1850) The Gold Regions of California: Being a Succinct Description of the Geography, History, Topography, and Gen

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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
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297
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$2,583$2,100

Foster, George G. (d. 1850) The Gold Regions of California: Being a Succinct Description of the Geography, History, Topography, and General Features of California. New York: Dewitt & Davenport, More ...

Green, Jacob (1790-1841) and Erskine Hazard (1790-1865) An Epitome of Electricity and Galvanism.

Green, Jacob (1790-1841) and Erskine Hazard (1790-1865) An Epitome of Electricity and Galvanism.

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$308$250

Green, Jacob (1790-1841) and Erskine Hazard (1790-1865) An Epitome of Electricity and Galvanism. Philadelphia: Printed by Jane Aitken, 1809. First edition, octavo, illustrated with engraved More ...

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet.

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet.

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312
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$554$450

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet. London: by the author and sold by Ackermann et al., 1823. Third edition, small square format, illustrated with frontispiece and a series of hand-colored More ...

Letters between Theophilus and Eugenio, on the Moral Pravity of Man, and the Means of his Restoration.

Letters between Theophilus and Eugenio, on the Moral Pravity of Man, and the Means of his Restoration.

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359
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$7,380$6,000

Letters between Theophilus and Eugenio, on the Moral Pravity of Man, and the Means of his Restoration. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Benjamin Franklin, 1747. First and only edition, quarto, tear More ...

Linnaeus, Carl (1707-1778) Philosophia Botanica.

Linnaeus, Carl (1707-1778) Philosophia Botanica.

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364
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$308$250

Linnaeus, Carl (1707-1778) Philosophia Botanica. Berlin: Himburg, 1780. Second edition, octavo, portrait frontispiece of Linnaeus bound opposite title, illustrated with eleven uncolored engravings More ...

Malory, Sir Thomas (c. 1415-1471) Le Morte dArthur. The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table,

Malory, Sir Thomas (c. 1415-1471) Le Morte dArthur. The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table,

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$738$600

Malory, Sir Thomas (c. 1415-1471) Le Morte d'Arthur. The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) London: Dent, More ...

Millais, John Guille (1865-1931) Game Birds and Shooting-Sketches.

Millais, John Guille (1865-1931) Game Birds and Shooting-Sketches.

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386
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$123$100

Millais, John Guille (1865-1931) Game Birds and Shooting-Sketches. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1892. First Edition, folio, with portrait frontispiece of Bewick, sixteen colored plates, eighteen More ...

Molloy, Charles (1646-1690) De Jure Maritimo et Navali: or, a Treatise of Affairs Maritime and of Commerce.

Molloy, Charles (1646-1690) De Jure Maritimo et Navali: or, a Treatise of Affairs Maritime and of Commerce.

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391
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$215$175

Molloy, Charles (1646-1690) De Jure Maritimo et Navali: or, a Treatise of Affairs Maritime and of Commerce. London: for Walthoe and Wotton, 1707. Octavo, sixth edition, engraved frontispiece, More ...

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific

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410
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$492$400

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. London: Murray, 1824. First edition, illustrated with More ...

Phrenology, Four Volumes.

Phrenology, Four Volumes.

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415
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$369$300

Phrenology, Four Volumes. Including: The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Philadelphia: by A. Waldie, 1839, octavo, bound in contemporary half red morocco; Examination of the More ...

Piercy, Frederick (1830-1891) Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake Valley, Illustrated,   with Distinguished Mormon Provenance.

Piercy, Frederick (1830-1891) Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake Valley, Illustrated, with Distinguished Mormon Provenance.

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418
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$3,690$3,000

Piercy, Frederick (1830-1891) Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake Valley, Illustrated, with Distinguished Mormon Provenance. Liverpool: by Franklin D. Richards; London: Latter-Day Saints' Book More ...

Pigage, Nicolas de (1723-1796) and Christian von Mechel (1737-1817) Estampes du Catologue Raisonne et Figure des Tableaux de la Galerie

Pigage, Nicolas de (1723-1796) and Christian von Mechel (1737-1817) Estampes du Catologue Raisonne et Figure des Tableaux de la Galerie

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419
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$185$150

Pigage, Nicolas de (1723-1796) and Christian von Mechel (1737-1817) Estampes du Catologue Raisonne et Figure des Tableaux de la Galerie Electorale de Dusseldorff. Basel: Chretien de Mechel, 1778. More ...

Pike, Zebulon Montgomery (1779-1813) Exploratory Travels through the Western Territories of North America: Comprising a Voyage from St.

Pike, Zebulon Montgomery (1779-1813) Exploratory Travels through the Western Territories of North America: Comprising a Voyage from St.

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$1,722$1,400

Pike, Zebulon Montgomery (1779-1813) Exploratory Travels through the Western Territories of North America: Comprising a Voyage from St. Louis, on the Mississippi to the Source of that River. London: More ...

Pindar (c. 522-c. 446 B.C.) Olympia, Nemea, Pythia, Isthmia.   Edited by Robert Welsted (1671-1735) and Richard West (1672-1716)

Pindar (c. 522-c. 446 B.C.) Olympia, Nemea, Pythia, Isthmia. Edited by Robert Welsted (1671-1735) and Richard West (1672-1716)

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421
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$492$400

Pindar (c. 522-c. 446 B.C.) Olympia, Nemea, Pythia, Isthmia. Edited by Robert Welsted (1671-1735) and Richard West (1672-1716) Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1697. Folio, large paper copy, ruled in red More ...

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) The Complete Works  , and One Other.

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) The Complete Works , and One Other.

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423
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$431$350

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) The Complete Works, and One Other. Ten octavo volumes, New York: Putnam's Sons, Knickerbocker Press, 1902, from the Collector's Eldorado edition, number 82 of 150 sets, More ...

Puydt, Paul Émile de (1810-1891) Les Orchidees.

Puydt, Paul Émile de (1810-1891) Les Orchidees.

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$400$325

Puydt, Paul Émile de (1810-1891) Les Orchidees. Paris: Rothschild, 1880. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with fifty chromolithographs of orchid species, plate 14 bound as the frontispiece, More ...

Raspe, Rudolph Erich (1737-1794) Surprising Adventures of the Renowned Baron Munchausen.

Raspe, Rudolph Erich (1737-1794) Surprising Adventures of the Renowned Baron Munchausen.

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$369$300

Raspe, Rudolph Erich (1737-1794) Surprising Adventures of the Renowned Baron Munchausen. London: for Thomas Tegg, 1809. First edition, 12mo, illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) with More ...

Rodríguez, Cristóbal (1677-1738) Bibliotheca Universal de la Polygraphia Espanola.

Rodríguez, Cristóbal (1677-1738) Bibliotheca Universal de la Polygraphia Espanola.

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441
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$246$200

Rodríguez, Cristóbal (1677-1738) Bibliotheca Universal de la Polygraphia Espanola. Madrid: Marin, 1738 Large folio, in sheets, incomplete, lacking the frontispiece and portrait, part one only, More ...

Ross, John (1777-1856) Appendix to the Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage.

Ross, John (1777-1856) Appendix to the Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage.

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445
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$984$800

Ross, John (1777-1856) Appendix to the Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage. London: A.W. Webster, 1835. First edition, quarto, illustrated with twenty illustrations, More ...

Rump: or an Exact Collection of the Choycest Poems and Songs Relating to the Late Times. By the Most Eminent Wits, from Anno 1639 to An

Rump: or an Exact Collection of the Choycest Poems and Songs Relating to the Late Times. By the Most Eminent Wits, from Anno 1639 to An

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$461$375

Rump: or an Exact Collection of the Choycest Poems and Songs Relating to the Late Times. By the Most Eminent Wits, from Anno 1639 to Anno 1661. London: for Brome and Marsh, 1662. Octavo, engraved More ...

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941) The King of the Dark Chamber  , Signed Copy.

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941) The King of the Dark Chamber , Signed Copy.

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475
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$431$350

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941) The King of the Dark Chamber, Signed Copy. New York: Macmillan, 1916. Octavo, the Bolpur edition, signed by Tagore in purplish blue ink on the edition statement More ...

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Il Goffredo, Ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata.

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Il Goffredo, Ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata.

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476
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$584$475

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Il Goffredo, Ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata. Venice: Groppo, 1760-1761. Two large quarto volumes, illustrated with engraved frontispiece, portrait, vignettes, head and tail More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings  , Manuscript Edition.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings , Manuscript Edition.

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485
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$6,765$5,500

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings, Manuscript Edition. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Twenty octavo volumes uniformly bound in half green morocco, gilt spines, with a More ...

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Topsy Turvy.

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Topsy Turvy.

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Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Topsy Turvy. New York: J.S. Ogilvie, 1890. First American edition, first edition in English, octavo, rare, subtitle on frontispiece: "How the Americans bought the North Pole More ...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature.

Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature.

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Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. London: Virtue, 1840. First edition, two large quarto volumes, illustrated by More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)    Salem Harbor

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Salem Harbor

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Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
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1113
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$1,169$950

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Salem Harbor, 1882, edition of about 1,500 (Paff, 1). Signed and dated within the plate. Etching on laid paper, image/sheet size 4 3/8 x 7 5/16 in., More ...

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Actor as Okina

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Actor as Okina

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Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
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1570
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$185$150

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Actor as Okina, Japan, 1802, frontispiece to Vol. 2 of Hokusai Gafu, unframed, 8 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. Japanese Prints online More ...

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012)

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012)

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American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
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207
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$4,305$3,500

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012) Buzz Aldrin's gold-plated sun visor reflects the photographer and the lunar module, Apollo 11, July 1969. Numbered 'NASA CS-51768' (NASA Lewis Research Center) More ...

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012)

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012)

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3048M
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American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
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232
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$9,840$8,000

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012) Buzz Aldrin with the photographer and the Lunar Module reflected in his gold-plated visor, Apollo 11, July 1969. Numbered 'AS11-40-5903' in a U.S. Army caption More ...

John Ward Dunsmore (American, 1856-1945)    A Plea for Mercy

John Ward Dunsmore (American, 1856-1945) A Plea for Mercy

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American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2017
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276
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John Ward Dunsmore (American, 1856-1945) A Plea for Mercy. Signed "John Ward Dunsmore" l.r., inscribed on the reverse "Frontispiece for/Smollet's - Roderick Random - Vol. 1." Oil on canvas, 14 More ...