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A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell: With His Tryal Before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors
1 A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell: With His Tryal Before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors
London: J. Baker, 1710. A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell with His Tryal Before the House of Peers for High Crimes and Misdemeanors; the Reasons of Those Lords That Enter'd Their Protests; etc. London: J. Baker, 1710. 12mo, contemporary calf with five raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration on spine.. An important document for the history of the Anglican Church. Sacheverell had attacked the Queen, the Whigs and the Bishop of Salisbury in two controversial sermons. He was then summoned before the House of Lords for trial. He was judged guilty and suspended for three years; and the two sermons ordered to be burned at the Royal Exchange. This made him a martyr in the eyes of the populace and (along with heavy taxes on Londoners) resulted in several riots in London and other areas of the country. The rioting in turn led to the downfall of the government ministry later that year and the passing of the Riot Act in 1714. This treatise contains the most important speeches of the month-long trial and a list of the individual peers with their decision for or against Sacheverell. Covers are edgeworn with several small stains, but generally clean and tight; partial separation inside front cover at edge of paste-down but has not detached. Text block clean and tight with only minimal toning and little foxing.. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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American Cinematographer - 50th Anniversary Issue, January 1969
2 American Cinematographer - 50th Anniversary Issue, January 1969
Los Angeles: American Cinematographer Magazine, 1969. Small 4to, embossed hardcover. Presentation copy from film editor Herb A. Lightman to the Watts Training Center. Very good.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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An Account of the Ceremony in Westminster Hall on Thursday May 9th 1935 on the occasion of the Presentation of Addresses by Both Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to His Majesty King George V Congratulating Him on the Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Most Illustrious Reign
3 An Account of the Ceremony in Westminster Hall on Thursday May 9th 1935 on the occasion of the Presentation of Addresses by Both Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to His Majesty King George V Congratulating Him on the Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Most Illustrious Reign
Cambridge: Walter Lewis, 1935. 1st ed, 8vo, unpaginated full blue morocco with gilt lettering on front panel ("Westminster Hall 9 May 1935" ), raised bands on spine, gilt edging, b/w frontispiece, one b/w photograph with tissue guard. Matching d/w and slipcase. Absolutely pristine copy in fine d/w and very good slipcase.. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Codice Nuttall /  Manuscrito pictórico Mexicano que actualmente se exhibe en el Museo Britanico.
4 Codice Nuttall / Manuscrito pictórico Mexicano que actualmente se exhibe en el Museo Britanico.
Mexico. D.F.: Libreria Anticuaria. G. M. Echaniz., 1939. 1st ed. thus, 11-1/2”x8-1/2”. Scarce (No.22 of 25 signed and numbered copies] A hand-colored facsimile of the Codex Nuttall, an accordion-fold pre-Columbian document of Mixtec pictography, now in the collection of the British Museum. The Codex is one of about 16 manuscripts from Mexico that are entirely pre-Columbian in origin. Its name is derived from Zelia Nuttall, who first published the Codex for the Peabody Museum in 1902. It is one of three codices that record the genealogies, alliances and conquests of several 11th and 12th century rulers of a small Mixtec city-state in highland Oaxaca, the Tilantongo kingdom, especially under the leadership of the warrior Lord Eight Deer Jaguar Claw (who died in the early twelfth century at the age of fifty-two). A near fine copy in good original quarter-leather two-post binding. Ex-libris Earl Stendahl Galleries, with small taped label of the gallery on the back cover. Covers: Edges and corners rubbed as is top of spine, ½” tear at bottom of spine. Interior is fine except for some light age-toning on title page and some light creasing at several the plate hinges not affecting images. 85 plates, hand-colored on brown paper. One copy in Worldcat. [Brown University (copy no. 25) Copies also appear to be in the special collections of the University of Toronto/Thomas Fisher Rare Book Room [15] and the Dumbarton Oaks Museum (Wash. DC).. 
Price: 3200.00 USD
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Nurse Lovechild's Legacy / Being a Mighty Fine Collection of The Most Noble, Memorable and Veracious Nursery Rhymes
5 Nurse Lovechild's Legacy / Being a Mighty Fine Collection of The Most Noble, Memorable and Veracious Nursery Rhymes
London: The Poetry Bookshop, 1922. Mother Goose rhymes; embellished with drawings by C. Lovat Fraser and printed by the Curwen Press. 12mo, red boards. 64 pp. "A new edition, fourth thousand". Very good; front cover has a light band of sunning at top; rear cover lightly soiled.. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 The Orders. Fifty-Eight Plates Illustrating the Five Orders of Architecture. I. Tuscan. II. Doric. III Ionic. IV. Corinthian. V. Composite.
American School of Correspondence., n.d.. Small folio. 59 loose sheets (including the List of plates and subjects). Chicago: American School of Correspondence. n.d. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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The Overland Monthly, 1868-71, Volumes 1-6.
7 The Overland Monthly, 1868-71, Volumes 1-6.
San Francisco: A. Roman & Co, The first six annual volumes. Hardcover, green pebbled cloth, gilt titles and logo on spine. Each volume 550-600 pp. First appearance of Bret Harte's The Luck of Roaring Camp, as well as early contributions by Mark Twain and tales and poems by California Bohemian founders Charles Warren Stoddard and Ina Coolbrith. Among the tales and articles in this short run are Harte's "The Luck of Roaring Camp," "Dickens in Camp," and "Plain Language from Truthful James," and Ambrose Bierce's "The Haunted Valley" and "Grizzly Papers," Mark Twain is represented by four travel logs that ultimately formed the basis for A Tramp Abroad. Numerous works by Stoddard and Coolbrith. NOTE: Volume 2 is not hard-bound; it is bound in original green printed wrappers with black buckram spine and in fair condition only: moderate wear, hand-printed paper label attached to spine, moderate edgewear with ¼ cut at lower of back wrapper; internally very good as with other volumes.. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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[ENGLISH CIVIL WAR, 1642] TWO TRACTS: A machavillian plot, or A caution for England / A declaration a...for the disarming of all popish recusants...
8 [ENGLISH CIVIL WAR, 1642] TWO TRACTS: A machavillian plot, or A caution for England / A declaration a...for the disarming of all popish recusants...
London: A.N. for Ed. Husbands and I. Franke, 1642. A machavillian plot, or A caution for England, presented in a time when princes were so pious and judges durst bee valiant to declare against vunhonest slaverie. Attributed to Sir Robert Heath. London: printed Anno Dom. 1642; printed wrappers. 14 pp. Good. 6 copies in OCLC. ##### A declaration of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament : for the disarming of all popish recusants, and that it shall be lawfull for any of His Majesties subjects to seize upon the persons of all such as shall execute the illegall Commission of array : together with a declaration of the Lords and Commons in Parliament that all persons whatsoever which shall assist His Majesty in this vvar with horse, arms, or money shall be traytors to His Majesty, the Parliament, and kingdom. London: Printed by A.N. for Ed. Husbands and I. Franke ..., August 24, 1642 8 pp. 6 copies in OCLC. ##### When Charles I came to the English throne in 1625, he inherited the rocky relationship his father had with Parliament. Charles I was a strong believer in the divine right of kings and resented Parliamentary objections to his tax-raising efforts and his marriage to a Spanish Catholic princess. In 1629, Charles locked the doors to Parliament and refused to allow them to meet. By 1640, however, Charles needed Parliament to approve new taxes so he could continue his fight against Scottish rebels. Parliament’s demands that Charles curb his power in exchange for approving taxes, and public criticisms of the king and his marriage to a Catholic by some members of Parliament led Charles to call for the arrest of five of his most vocal critics in the spring of 1642. Parliament members had been tipped off of the impending arrests and managed to flee to safety. Over the next months, tensions increased as both sides raised forces. They met in battle at Edgehill on October 23, 1642. Over the next ten years, war ravaged the country as the Parliamentarians (also known as the roundheads) slowly gained ground over the Royalists (also known as the cavaliers), ultimately resulting in the trial and execution of Charles I, the exile of his son Charles II, and the establishment of the English Commonwealth under the rule of Oliver Cromwell. [wikipedia]. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Dei Kleine Seehjungfrau, (Wulfing, Sulamith) Anderson, Hans Christian
9 (Wulfing, Sulamith) Anderson, Hans ChristianDei Kleine Seehjungfrau
Wuppertal-Elberfeld: Sulamith Wulfing, 1953. 1st ed. Self-published by Wulfing in 1953. Limited printing and now scarce. German text. The suite of illustrations consists of 8 color images and 8 monotone illustrations. Bound in gold-stamped cardboard cover. Interior is clean and bright; light surface wear and light age-toning to covers; a 1/4" spot on back cover.. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates., Aelianus (Tacticus)
10 Aelianus (Tacticus)The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates.
London: E. Kerby, 1814. Edited, and with a preliminary discourse by, Viscount Henry August Dillon. London: Small 4to, quarter leather and black cloth. 268 pp. 1st edition thus, inscribed by the ‘author’ (Dillon). Numerous full-page plates and engravings of military tactics and formations. Aelian's military treatise is a handbook of Greek drill and tactics as practiced by the successors of Alexander the Great. Thought to have been first published in the 2d century, an Arabic translation was made about 1350. It was first translated into Latin about 150 years later and was of great use to the army organizers of the 16th century, who were engaged in fashioning a regular military system out of the semi-feudal systems of previous generations. Condition: Covers heavily worn, rounded and rubbed at corners. Spine labeling is mostly worn away. Front hinge loose. Interior is clean and tight with only light foxing. FFEP partially detached. Bookplate inside front paste down.. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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A Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff), Aesop
11 AesopA Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff)
Chamberlain Press, 1984. boards, 5"x6. A selection of fables illustrated with colored wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain and translated by Boris Artzybasheff. Limited signed edition of 150 copies. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page. Ten coloured plates, each with small illustration on the reverse.. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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California Jubilee, Ainsworth, Ed
12 Ainsworth, EdCalifornia Jubilee
1st ed., 1948. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket, signed by author Ainsworth as well as the cover artist, Clyde Forsythe and Los Angeles County Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz. The book is in fine condition; the d/w has light wear along the edges and a few nicks at top and bottom of spine.. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Alastair / Fifty Drawings, Alastair
13 AlastairAlastair / Fifty Drawings
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. 4to, black cloth over spotted boards. One of 1,025 unnumbered copies of which 975 were for sale. 50 color and monochrome tissue-guarded collotypes, text printed at the Curwen Press, Introduction by Carl van Vechten. Covers heavily rubbed and chipped at corners and edges; spine faded; hinges cracked and partially separated; no jacket. Prior owner’s inked inscription on fep. The plates are all intact and pristine. This copy formerly the property of Hollywood producer/director Vincent Minnelli with him name blind-stamped at the bottom of the title page.. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger, Amelung, Peter
14 Amelung, PeterJohann Zainer The Elder & Younger
Los Angeles: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc., 1985. First Thus, Cloth;. Fine;. No Jacket as Issued.. Limited Edition. 4to - over 9¾. Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal, introduction by Bernard M Rosenthal, with an original leaf from Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis [c. 1478-81]. 22 pages. 159 copies printed.. 
Price: 170.00 USD
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15 American Battlefield Monuments CommissionAmerican Armies and Battlefields in Europe
United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1938. Hard Cover. 548 pp. B&W photos and illustrations throughout. Book Condition: Good; Text block is perfect; blue cloth covers have avg wear. No d/w, as issued. Map pouch in the back contains 3 maps, all in perfect condition.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 AnonymousVisits from the world of spirits; or interesting anecdotes of the dead.
15030 London: printed for the proprietor; and sold by L. Wayland 1791. 1st ed., 12mo, 302 pp. A scarce volume “Containing very curious narratives of the appearances of many departed spirits on particular occasions, to friends, relations. &c. being an impartial survey of the most remarkable accounts of apparitions, dreams, ghosts, spectres, and visions. That have been recorded in several ages of the world; together with some originals. To which is prefixed, an introduction, by the editor.” The anecdotes vary from a page or two to several dozen pages or more. Brown boards, ¼ calf spine. Rear hinge is partially split but fully intact; Text block is clean and tight with only occasional mild foxing.. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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17 AQUITH, Cynthia & Bigland, EileenPrincess Elizabeth Gift Book
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935. 4to, white cloth, 224p. An anthology of stories and poems published to raise money for the Princess Elizabeth Hospital for Children. Includes a Rupert Story by Mary Tourtel (Rupert the Little Bear goes Adventuring in the Robbers Den and with the Giants), an intro. by J.M. Barrie, poem by De La Mare etc. Illustrated with 2 double page color spreads by the Disney Studios, endpapers by Rex Whistler, color plates by A.H. Watson and others and with many illus. in line. Pristine in the original dustwrapper with colour illustration of Philip de Làszlò's 1933 portrait of the princess (now Queen Elizabeth II) aged seven. D/w has light surface wear, minimal soiling and a few edge nicks.. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Willis O'Brien - Special Effects Genius, Archer, Steve
18 Archer, SteveWillis O'Brien - Special Effects Genius
McFarland & Company, 1993. 1st ed., The definitive work on O'Brien, with complete filmography and technical data as well as biographical material. 8vo, cloth,226 pp. Fine, as-new copy in pristine condition.. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski, Armitage, Merle
19 Armitage, MerleSculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski
NY: E. Weyhe, 1937. 8vo, black and gray cloth. 148 pp, illustrations. Bound in black and gray cloth with red titling. In an edition of 500 numbered copies this is number 209, specially inscribed by Armitage to Enid and Earl Stendahl, owners of the Stendahl Galleries in Los Angeles. In very good -near fine condition with some sunning to top and bottom edges and spine. Interior is pristine. In plain mylar cover which appears trimmed, but our understanding is that this is normal and it was not intended to fully cover the book vertically. Ex-libris the Stendahl Art Gallery, Los Angeles, one of America's oldest continuously operating private art galleries. Art from the Stendahl collections found a home in The Louvre and many other major institutions throughout the world. Upon closing the gallery, the family donated a significant collection of photographs and documentation to the Getty Research Institute. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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The Story of the Little White Mouse: or the Overthrow of the Tyrant King, Aulnoy, Marie Catherine Jumelle de Bernville
20 Aulnoy, Marie Catherine Jumelle de BernvilleThe Story of the Little White Mouse: or the Overthrow of the Tyrant King
Glasgow: For the booksellers, 1820. This chapbook is a translation of La Bonne petite Souris. In addition to the copy at UCLA, the only other reported copy is at the Cleveland Public Library and is bound with another chapbook. The booksellers are not identified. 24 pp., 16mo, woven paper wrappers, sewn. Pictorial title page. Pages are very clean with no foxing; the covers appear to be a rebinding. Undated but circa 1820.. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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