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Publisher: Mexico: Oficina Tip. de la Secretaria de Fomento: 1885
Edition: 1st ed
Seller ID: k191122j
1st ed., small 4to, marbled boards, gilt leather spine with 5 compartments. 2 volumes in one. 260 pp.  ; Atlas of plates  xxxix. An etymology of place names in the Nahuatl language and an analysis of the gylphs from the Codex Mendoza. Main title page printed in black and red; Atlas title is chromolithographed followed by 39 chromolithographed plates illustrating the glyphs for 462 place nahuatl names. Dr. Antonio Peñafiel (1830-1922) was the founder of the Natural History Society of Mexico and a member of a number of societies dedicated to the cultivation of human and social science... View more info
By: Bowman, J.A.
Publisher: London, Imperial Publications: 1990
Seller ID: 17061912
1st ed., illustrated boards, 8vo. 485 pp..Pristine hardcover edition. A guide to identification and values. New copy; issued without dust jacket. Numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. [edition size unknown but believed to be 500] View more info
By: Caius, Johannes
Publisher: London, A Bradley: 1880
Seller ID: 07151
A reprint of the earliest book on dogs in the English language, first published in 1576. Published in May 1880. 8vo. 1/4 cloth, gray boards. Leather imprinted spine. 1st thus. Good; a 1" diagonal crack across the upper right corner of front cover; front cover sunned. . Interior clean and bright. Title page only is in facsimile; the rest has been reset in new type View more info
By: Carr, James
Publisher: Privately Printed: 1969
Seller ID: 111101
1st ed. 8vo, copper cloth, 131 pp. Classic reference work on the 32 Savage automatic pistols [1907-1922]. Pristine copy in a lightly rubbed very good dust jacket. No tears or chips. View more info
By: Cooper, Thomas
Publisher: London, 1584
Seller ID: c170370506
Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, ut nihil penè in eo desyderavi possit, quod vel Latinè complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglicè, toties aucta Eliotae B̆ibliotheca : opera & indistria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenensis; etc. etc. London: 1584. Thick folio. 867 leaves, text in double columns. unpaginated. Woodcut device on title page; woodcut initials. Early suede cover heavily worn with loss, notably loss of spine, [appears to be burn or smoke damage at top, not affecting text] front joint and hinge cracked; endpapers heavily toned and foxed;... View more info
By: Dingman, Larry
Publisher: Dinkytown Antiquarian Bookstore: 1986
Seller ID: 021801
1st edition (1986)97 pp. A limited edition of 447 copies, the book contains 444 reproductions of original book store marks, mostly from the late 19th century through World War II. Three original marks are tipped in. With an essay on Booksellers' Marks by Michael Adams and introduction by Dingman. Fine copy without d/w, as issued. View more info
Publisher: Jena: Bielck [Ienae: In officina Bielckiana], 1745
Edition: 5th ed.
Seller ID: k190114i
A Hebrew/Aramaic grammar, with latin text by Johann Danz -- German theologian and Hebraicist. Professor of Oriental languages at the University of Jena. He was considered by contemporaries to be the greatest Hebrew scholar and his several works on Hebrew grammar, including this one, remained standard works for nearly a hundred years. (Jewish Encyclopedia). 12mo, vellum covered boards. 361 pp plus another 60 or so pages of indices. Good condition: a clean, tight copy overall but age-toned, light foxing throughout. Title hand-written on spine in black ink. View more info
Publisher: Moses King, Boston: 1982
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190125d
1st ed., with title page in red and black. 8vo, 928pp. Original tan and brown pictorial & gilt cloth. More than 800 photographs, many full page. A good copy of this comprehensive nineteenth-century guide to the city. CONDITION: Good; edges and corners lightly worn and bumped, spine ends lightly rubbed, front hinge cracked, inked gift inscription at top of title page. View more info
Seller ID: 150310
Avigon et Lyon, Seguin et chez l’auteur, 1777. 12mo, full vellum. 207 pp. An early guide to rare-book collecting; a priced-catalog of books sold by Jean-François de Los Rios, with annotations. de Los Rios (1727-1820) was a noted bookseller in Lyon, famously taking advantage of the dispersion of Jesuit libraries after the order was expelled from France in 1764. The Bibliographie instructive was one of his early works, published after more than 17 years as a bookseller in Lyon. The bilbiografía is organized as a directory with 639 entries briefly discussed and 190 references in the included ... View more info
Seller ID: 040306
Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new. View more info
Publisher: O. Judd Co., New York: 1887
Seller ID: k190126g
1st ed. 12mo, dark green decorated cloth, titles. Nearly 250 woodcut illustrations of farming instruments. Good: front hinge cracked, otherwise the text block is near fine. Prior owner’s signature on ffep. Moderate wear to covers, spine ends rubbed. View more info
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Merganthaler Linotype Co: 1930
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: dg17121606
12mo. One of 400 copies printed in Linotype Granjon on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Quarter parchment with marbled paper-covered boards." Reprint of the original which was published in Frankfort in 1568. Six engraved illustrations representing the printing trades: the printer, bookbinder, type-founder, papermaker, draughtsman and woodcutter as well as the original verses by Hans Sachs, a popular Nuremberg poet. With an additional leaf loosely laid in showing the text of two short letters to the publisher explaining the disposition of two copies of this book to the Bodley library. Pristine copy. View more info
By: Robert E. Draper
Publisher: Sacramento, H.S. Crocker & Co, Steam Printers and Stationers: 1869
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k181231c
8vo, cardboard covers with advtg, 275 pp. i-iv, 1-275 Includes list of Post Offices on the Pacific Coast, Money Order Offices, General Directory, City Business Directory, State Offices, Sacramento City Government, County Directory, local history and statistics, hundreds of advts. Ex Libris William Neely Johnson, with his signature on p 13. Johnson was Secretary of California’s Board of Land Commissioners, was the State’s second appointed State Librarian [an interim appointment for 4 months in 1870], and brother of Gov. John Neely Johnson [1856-1858]. Condition: Covers heavily worn; ... View more info
By: ROTCH, Benjamin.
Publisher: London, The Leadenhall Press for Henry Sotheran: 1893
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190114g
8vo. Original half linen over blue boards, decorated spine and cover; pp. [viii], 43, 15 (advertisements) ten hand-colored engravings; A facsimile of the 1815 publication “Letters from France: written by a Modern Tourist”, re-using the original copperplates which were then destroyed. A humorous look at life and society in Paris during the brief period Napoleon's was on Elba. 'Who the author was is doubtful; but the writer [Henry Sotheran] has heard his father say that he was one Benjamin Rotch, a Middlesex Magistrate' (from the preface). No. 250 of 250 numbered copies, signed by H.C.Millar... View more info
Publisher: London, Peter Garnett: 1951
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k0226f
Condition: Near Fine.
1st ed. Small 4to, blue cloth lettered in gilt, 102 pp. Color frontispiece and 46 plates (6 color). Near fine copy in original marbled slip-case. The book itself has browning to end papers and half-title page, otherwise fine. Slip-case is very good with some toning and light edgewear. No d/w issued. View more info
Publisher: Paris, Cahiers d'art: 1932-1955
Seller ID: 17081401
Zervos, Christian. 'Pablo Picasso - L’Ouvre par Christian Zervos,' First editions of Vols 1-5 & 7-9. 4to, softcover in original printed jackets. 'Pablo Picasso par Christian Zervos,' known by many simply as ‘the Zervos,’ was prepared by Cahiers d’art founder Christian Zervos in direct collaboration with Picasso. The first volume was published in 1932 and another 32 volumes followed over the next four decades. It remains the most trusted reference to the works of Picasso and the complete set of 33 volumes was recently republished by Cahiers d’Art for a price per set of $25,00... View more info