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Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780) [Magna Carta]. The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest, with other Authentic Instruments.

Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780) [Magna Carta]. The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest, with other Authentic Instruments.

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1058
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$3,998$3,250

Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780) [Magna Carta]. The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest, with other Authentic Instruments. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1759. First edition, large quarto, More ...

Bunyan, John (1628-1688) A Discourse upon the Pharisee and Publican.

Bunyan, John (1628-1688) A Discourse upon the Pharisee and Publican.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1058B
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$400$325

Bunyan, John (1628-1688) A Discourse upon the Pharisee and Publican. London: Printed for John Marshall, at the Bible in Gracechurch-Street, [1725?]. Twelfth edition, corrected; 12mo, with engraved More ...

Descartes, Rene (1596-1650) Opera Philosophica: Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae

Descartes, Rene (1596-1650) Opera Philosophica: Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1077
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$338$275

Descartes, Rene (1596-1650) Opera Philosophica: Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae; [and] Passiones Animae. Amsterdam: Johannem Jansonium Juniorem, 1656. Quarto, three parts in one, with More ...

Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On t

Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On t

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1091
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$523$425

Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On the Government and Commerce of England. London: for R. Willock, More ...

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces.

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1100
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$3,690$3,000

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces. London: for J. Johnson, 1779. First collected edition, octavo, "the only edition of Franklin's writings (other than More ...

Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784) A Dictionary of the English Language.

Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784) A Dictionary of the English Language.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1112
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$2,460$2,000

Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784) A Dictionary of the English Language. London: by Strahan for Knapton et al., 1755. Second edition, two folio volume, title pages printed in black and red, bound in More ...

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding.

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1125
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$677$550

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. London: for Beercroft et al., 1775. Two octavo volumes, portrait frontispiece, in contemporary tan polished calf, green and red gilt More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1134
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$43,050$35,000

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. London: Printed for Sam. Smith, and Benj. Walford, 1704. First edition, first More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) The Method of Fluxions and Infinite Series; with its Application to the Geometry of Curve-Lines.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) The Method of Fluxions and Infinite Series; with its Application to the Geometry of Curve-Lines.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1137
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$13,530$11,000

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) The Method of Fluxions and Infinite Series; with its Application to the Geometry of Curve-Lines. London: Printed by Henry Woodfall; and sold by John Nourse at the Lamb More ...

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution.

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1143
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Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. London: Printed for J.S. Jordan, 1791. Stated second edition, octavo, some spotting to More ...

Raffles, Sir Thomas Bingley Stamford (1781-1826) The History of Java.

Raffles, Sir Thomas Bingley Stamford (1781-1826) The History of Java.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1174
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$4,305$3,500

Raffles, Sir Thomas Bingley Stamford (1781-1826) The History of Java. London: for Black, Parbury, and Allen; and John Murray, 1817. First edition, two large quarto volumes, illustrated with engraved More ...

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays  .

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays .

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1180
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$246$200

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays. London: for J. and R. Tonson, T. Payne, and W. Richardson, 1766. First George Steevens edition of the plays from More ...

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton  , Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton , Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1197
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$27,060$22,000

Voltaire (1694-1778) Elemens de la Philosophie de Neuton, Author's Presentation Copy from Voltaire to William Cheselden. London [i.e., Paris]: [Prault], 1738. Second (Nouvelle) edition, octavo, with More ...

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1198
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$1,476$1,200

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation. London: Printed for C. Davis and A. Lyon, 1733. First edition, octavo, contents generally good, contemporary calf boards, rebacked, 7 3/4 More ...

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Expl

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Expl

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3245T
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Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
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1199
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$62$50

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Explain'd by the Use of Globes and Maps. London: for T. Longman, et More ...

Yorkshire Ceramic Cow with Shepherd and Calf

Yorkshire Ceramic Cow with Shepherd and Calf

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3205T
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Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1769
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$984$800

Yorkshire Ceramic Cow with Shepherd and Calf, England, 19th century, ht. 5 1/2, lg. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: The Shaeffer Collection. More ...

Group of Tokens and Medals

Group of Tokens and Medals

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3208T
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Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
2113
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$431$350

Group of Tokens and Medals, including a White Brothers & Co. 'Willow Calf,' an 1837 'Executive Financiering' hard times token, two Exposition Universelle Eiffel Tower tour tags, five spade guinea More ...

Eliza Draper Gardiner (American, 1871-1955)    Study for The Calf

Eliza Draper Gardiner (American, 1871-1955) Study for The Calf

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3180T
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Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1230
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$123$100

Eliza Draper Gardiner (American, 1871-1955) Study for The Calf. Unsigned, with color notes below the image l.r. Watercolor on tracing paper, image size 8 1/2 x 7 3/8 in., matted, unframed. More ...

Adams, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, ex libris Yales Linonian Library

Adams, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, ex libris Yales Linonian Library

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
57
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$3,690$3,000

Adams, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, ex libris Yale's Linonian Library. New York: Re-printed, and sold by H. Gaine, at the Bible, in More ...

Appian of Alexandria (c. 95-c. 165) Appiani Alexandrini Romanarum Historiarum: Celtica, Libyca, vel Carthaginensis, Illyrica, Syriaca,

Appian of Alexandria (c. 95-c. 165) Appiani Alexandrini Romanarum Historiarum: Celtica, Libyca, vel Carthaginensis, Illyrica, Syriaca,

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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63
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$738$600

Appian of Alexandria (c. 95-c. 165) Appiani Alexandrini Romanarum Historiarum: Celtica, Libyca, vel Carthaginensis, Illyrica, Syriaca, Parthica, Mithridatica, Ciuilis, quinque libris distincta. Ex More ...

Bennet, Thomas (1673-1728) A Discourse of the Everblessed Trinity in Unity, with an Examination of Dr. Clarkes Scripture Doctrine of t

Bennet, Thomas (1673-1728) A Discourse of the Everblessed Trinity in Unity, with an Examination of Dr. Clarkes Scripture Doctrine of t

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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82
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Bennet, Thomas (1673-1728) A Discourse of the Everblessed Trinity in Unity, with an Examination of Dr. Clarke's Scripture Doctrine of the Trinity. London: for W. Innys, 1718. Octavo, contemporary More ...

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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83
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$369$300

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament. [Geneva]: Par Francois Perrin, pour Antoine Vincent, 1567. Octavo, illustrated with text More ...

Catalogue des Porcelaines Francaises de M.J. Pierpont Morgan.

Catalogue des Porcelaines Francaises de M.J. Pierpont Morgan.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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100
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$554$450

Catalogue des Porcelaines Francaises de M.J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1910. Limited edition, copy number 115 of 150, large quarto, illustrated with color plates throughout, More ...

Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting.

Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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124
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$185$150

Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting. London: by J. Heptinstall for W. Rogers, 1695. First English translation, quarto, added More ...

Egan, Pierce (1772-1849) Life in London.

Egan, Pierce (1772-1849) Life in London.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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127
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$185$150

Egan, Pierce (1772-1849) Life in London. London: for Sherwood, Jones, & Co., 1823. Octavo, illustrated with hand-colored etchings by the Cruikshanks and some folding music, bound in later full calf, More ...

Hayley, William (1745-1820) A Philosophical, Historical, and Moral Essay on Old Maids. By a Friend to the Sisterhood.

Hayley, William (1745-1820) A Philosophical, Historical, and Moral Essay on Old Maids. By a Friend to the Sisterhood.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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153
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$123$100

Hayley, William (1745-1820) A Philosophical, Historical, and Moral Essay on Old Maids. By a Friend to the Sisterhood. Dublin: by William Porter, for White, Byrne, Cash, and Moore, 1786. Three 12mo More ...

Hearne, Samuel (1745-1792) A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean.

Hearne, Samuel (1745-1792) A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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155
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$3,998$3,250

Hearne, Samuel (1745-1792) A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean. London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1795. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with large More ...

Laurence, Edward (d. 1740?) The Duty of a Steward to his Lord.

Laurence, Edward (d. 1740?) The Duty of a Steward to his Lord.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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180
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$62$50

Laurence, Edward (d. 1740?) The Duty of a Steward to his Lord. London: for Shuckburgh, 1727. First edition, large quarto, engraved folding plate, A Survey of Dun Boggs Farm bound as frontispiece, More ...

Pliny, Gaius Secundus (23-79 AD) The Historie of the World.

Pliny, Gaius Secundus (23-79 AD) The Historie of the World.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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223
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$2,337$1,900

Pliny, Gaius Secundus (23-79 AD) The Historie of the World. London: Islip, 1601. First edition, second issue, folio, title pages present in both parts (lacking blanks [pi]1 and Ppp8), full later More ...

Rice, William (fl. circa 1850) Tiger-Shooting in India.

Rice, William (fl. circa 1850) Tiger-Shooting in India.

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3176B
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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229
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$185$150

Rice, William (fl. circa 1850) Tiger-Shooting in India. London: Smith, Elder, & Co.; Bombay: Smith, Taylor, and Co., 1857. Large octavo, illustrated with twelve chromolithographs from the author's More ...