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A Dryden First, Exquisitely Bound


Love Triumphant; Or Nature Will Prevail A Tragi-Comedy.
Love Triumphant; Or Nature Will Prevail A Tragi-Comedy.
As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By Their Majesties Servants.

by DRYDEN, John

London: Jacob Tonson, 1694. First Edition. Small 4to. Pp. (12); 82; (2). Verso of half-title page features an advertisement for “The Works of Mr. John Dryden in Four Volumes,” also published by Tonson…. Read More



Marooned on Malden Island — Annotated Copy


Seven in the Half-Deck: An Account of the Wreck of the Barque John Murray

Seven in the Half-Deck: An Account of the Wreck of the Barque John Murray

by HEDDLE, John F. Moodie

8vo. Pp. 183. Full brown morocco binding with gilt borders to front and rear covers and gilt lettering and devices on spine. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate. Small bookseller stamp to title page. Printed wraps bound in. …. Read More



The “Tree of Abundance”



The Coconut Palm A Monograph

The Coconut Palm A Monograph

by MENON, K. P. V. and K. M. Pandalai

4to. Pp. xvi; 384. Preface, introduction. Extensive bibliographies follow each chapter. Index. Profusely illustrated with line drawings, maps, b&w and color photographs….. Read More



Inscribed by Mayor of Tel Aviv
to Sammy Davis, Jr.



City of Sand and Sea The History of Tel Aviv-Jaffa in Mosaic

City of Sand and Sea The History of Tel Aviv-Jaffa in Mosaic

by SHVA, Shlomo (Nachun Gutman)

4to. Unpaginated. With text in English, French and Hebrew. Thoroughly illustrated with color photographs and reproductions of Nachun Gutman’s historiographic mosaics and paintings, which focus on the history and culture of Tel Aviv…… Read More



Sir Algernon Tudor-Craig’s
Magnificent Monograph



Armorial Porcelain of the Eighteenth (18th) Century

Armorial Porcelain of the Eighteenth (18th) Century

by TUDOR-CRAIG, Sir Algernon

Pp. vi, 136. Frontispiece; thoroughly illustrated with three color and 54 b&w plates; index. Elegantly bound in dark blue linen with gilt lettering. Spine is lightly sun-faded, as is top front edge. TEG; fore-edge untrimmed. Very Good. Number 817 of 1,000 copies……. Read More



Debunks Long-Held Apocrypha



Were the Hawaiian Islands Visited by the Spaniards Before Their Discovery by Captain Cook in 1778?

Were the Hawaiian Islands Visited by the Spaniards Before Their Discovery by Captain Cook in 1778?

by DAHLGREN, Erik W

4to. Pp. 220, [6] folded leaves of plates. Maps, in b&w and color. With 27 maps, most fold-out. Bound in 3/4 tan leather over marble-esqued boards. Black morocco title label on spine. With original wrappers bound in…… Read More



A Fearless Crank



The Meddybemps Letters Reproduced From The Machias Union Of 1903 - 1904 Maine's Hall Of Fame Reproduced From The Maine Democrat Of 1909 - 1910 : Memorial Addresses By William R. Pattangall

The Meddybemps Letters Reproduced From the Machias Union of 1903 – 1904 Maine’s Hall of Fame Reproduced From the Maine Democrat of 1909 – 1910 : Memorial Addresses by William R. Pattangall

by SMITH, Stephen A D [Pattangall, William Robinson]

Thick 8vo. Pp. 559. Frontispiece. Illustrated with 25 portraits of the subjects pilloried herein. Bound in gold buckram over purple linen boards. Some slight wear. Biting satire of Maine’s leading Republican leadership of the day by the state’s Chief Justice (1930 – 1935). Once, in the presence of 300 Klansmen, he inisisted on inserting anti-Klan language in the Democratic platform…… Read More



Seattle’s Affluenza Epidemic, 1928



Junior League Follies Seattle 1928

Junior League Follies Seattle 1928

Seattle: The Junior League of Seattle, 1928. Printed wraps. Near Fine. 4to. Pp. 88. A rundown of the second Junior League Follies. Copiously filled with b&w ads. Printed paper wraps. Less a program than a vehicle for local advertisers to reach affluent Seattleites, this publication is laden with ads, many full-page, for all manner fo Seattle businesses, some of which prosper today. Nearly all the full-page ads feature a doyenne of Seattle …… Read More



Novel of WWI Madness, with
Wild Artzybasheff Dust Jacket



The World Went Mad

The World Went Mad

by BROPHY, John

8vo. Pp. 286. Endpapers echo the dust jacket design. Grey cloth binding with red lettering stamped on spine. Fore-edge untrimmed. A now-obscure and insightful novel concerning the Great War. In a…… Read More



With Early Swiss Driver’s License Bound In



Album du Service Des Transports Etapes -- Chemins – De Fer Postes -- Automobiles / Album of the Department of Transport -- Stages Railroads Automobiles 1916

Album du Service Des Transports Etapes — Chemins – De Fer Postes — Automobiles / Album of the Department of Transport — Stages Railroads Automobiles 1916

Album du Service Des Transports Etapes — Chemins – De Fer Postes — Automobiles / Album of the Department of Transport — Stages Railroads Automobiles 1916

4to. Pp. 69. Lavishly illustrated with lush b&w photo reproductions. Bound in is a diploma for a driver/agent: “Diplome Occupation Des Frontieres Suisse Schweizerische Grenzbesetzung 1914 – 1915 – 1916” which is signed and stamped in ink; evidently a certificate for border patrol service during WWI. Half …… Read More



He Named the Valley “San Joaquin”
and the City “Sacramento”



The Diary of Ensign Gabriel Moraga’s Exploration of Discovery in the Sacramento Valley 1808

The Diary of Ensign Gabriel Moraga’s Exploration of Discovery in the Sacramento Valley 1808

by MORAGA, Gabriel

12mo. Pp. 36. Translated by Donald C. Cutter. With calligraphic decorations by Albert Meakin. Fold-out map. Rust-colored cloth with gilt lettering stamped on spine over khaki-colored boards. Fore edge untrimmed. Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. A handsome book, one …… Read More



Melbourne Club of Elegant
and Cultivated Sportsmen



The Bohemians, Melbourne

The Bohemians, Melbourne

by GRIMWADE, W. Russell (editor)

Melbourne: Specialty Press, 1931. First edition. 1/2 cloth. Very Good/with no dust jacket issued. Small 4to. Pp. 68. With four mounted plates and a plate of facsimile signatures of the original members of the Club, and a list of members. Blue cloth-backed boards. Some slight spotting to front cover,…… Read More



Das Boot



Histoire de la Guerre Sous-Marine Allemande (1914-1918) History of the German Submarine U-Boat in World War I

Histoire de la Guerre Sous-Marine Allemande (1914-1918) History of the German Submarine U-Boat in World War I

by LAURENS, Adolphe (Capitaine De Frégate)

Text in French. Tall 8vo. Pp. 461. With b&w photographic reproductions presented in eight plates. With an index of the submarines and the respective belligerent nations by which they were controlled. Printed paper wraps. A lovely copy, …… Read More



Delightfully Vulgar Tales Illustrated
by W. Heath Robinson



The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais Doctor in Physick, Containing Five Books of the Lives, Heroick Deeds & Sayings of Gargantua and His Sonne Pantagruel. (Two-volume set.)

The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais Doctor in Physick, Containing Five Books of the Lives, Heroick Deeds & Sayings of Gargantua and His Sonne Pantagruel. (Two-volume set.)

by RABELAIS, Francois. (W. Heath Robinson)

London: Grant Richards, 1904. First edition thus. Cloth. Very Good +/No dust jacket issued. Two volumes. Stout 4to. Vol. I: Pp. xlii, 377; Vol. II: Pp. xliv, 350. Numerous plates and text illustrations. TEG, fore-edge untrimmed. White buckram with gilt lettering and decoration. Spines slightly darkened, as usual, and some soiling to cloth. Corners bumped. Else, a crisp set. For centuries…… Read More



Dr. Lecomte du Nouy in Handsome Binding



The Road to Reason

The Road to Reason

by DU NOUY, Lecomte [Pierre]

New York and Toronto: Longmans Green, 1949. First American edition. Leather_bound. Very Good +. 8vo. Pp. 254. Text in English. Introduction by Ralph W. G. Wyckoff. Translated and edited by Mary Lecomte Du Nuoy. Frontispiece portrait. Index. Decorated endpapers. Top edge gilt. Three-quarter red morocco binding with five raised bands on spine. Gilt lettering…… Read More


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