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1 Barberet, Charles, Alfred Magin Precis de Geographie Historique Universelle. Volume II ONLY
Chez Dezobry

1841 First Edition Hardcover Good 
TEXT IN FRENCH - full contemporary leather, rubbed and worn covers, a large chip at the head of the spine strip. marbled endpapers. some pages spotted (about 25-30 pages this way) while the rest of the text block is fresh unmarked covering pages 206-860p 015893 
Price: 32.00 USD
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2 Chaucer, Geffrey Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer - Complete in 8 Volumes
John W Parker and Son

London 1855 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
8 8vo volumes/ The Annotated Edition of the English Poets. In orignal binding which is patterened paper over the boards with paper spine labels, there is some splitting, and tearing to the outer edges, but the text blocks are generally bright throughout. The Annotated Edition of the English Poets was issued in 29 Numbers (London: John W. Parker and Son, 1854-57) 8 of which were dedicated to the works of Chaucer. It has extensive critical commentary throughout. 020083 
Price: 350.00 USD
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3 David M Hogan, Editor American Constitutions] The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States and the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union
Hogan & Thompson

Philadelphia 1833 Hardcover Very Good 
Original full leather 16mo. with gilt spine label. well rubbed. The outer gutters are worn through, but the boards remain attached because they are solid inside. I will touch them up a little with wheat paste as well, so they will last for years to come. Text block is fresh and unmarked (but for two vintage former owner names. one is written on the upper corner of the first blank recto (right side) after the endpaper. The other says J.H Adams on the very top edge of the titlepage. *see scans. 402pp 202163 
Price: 95.00 USD
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4 Jared Sparks, Editor [George Washington] The Writings of George Washington; Being his correspondence, addresses, messages, and other papers, official and private. Selected from the original manuscripts; with a life of the author, notes and illustrations. 10 of the 12 Volumes Issued
Harper & Brothers

NY 1847 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper as Issued 
10 of volumes 12 issued (lacking vols. I & IV) Set is in bound contemporary 3/4 brown calf skin (just treated with restoring leather dressing) with blueish-burgundy cloth over the boards. With marbled endpapers and outer edges of the text bloacks. Some have scattered foxing, (mostly to the prelim's.) but most are clean and tight, throughout. The backings remain tight. There is a little warping to the text blocks -as is often the case on this type of paper and age of book. Illustrated throughout with numerous illsutrations and maps. 202178 
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 Lindley Murray Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best Writers
Oliver D Cook and Co

NY 1825 Hardcover Good No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Small 8vo in original scuffed and rubbed b oards,, A couple of contemporary signatures on the front endpaper, Generally even toning (and occasional spots or marks on some pages), throughout the textblock, though still a perfectly serviceable copy. 258 pages plus addendum 202170 
Price: 110.00 USD
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6 Mary Russell Mitford Atherton and Other Tales. Vols (3 Volumes complete)
Hurst and Blackett

London 1857 Hardcover Good 
3 8vo volumes in contemprary period 34 green calf skin binding. Vols 1 & 3 have nearly half of the spine strip missing. Former owner bookplate on the front pastedowns. The inner hinges are exposed but have been experty tightened inside and out, *I covered just the seam with a thin layer of archival wheat paste, re-enforcing the hinge so with proper handling the covers will remain attached. Backings are tight. 318pp; 303pp, 20pp, & 296pp 202215 
Price: 175.00 USD
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7 Maugham, Somerset W. Andalusia: Sketches and Impressions
Alfred A. Knopf

NY 1920 First Printing Hardcover Good No Jacket 
backed in black cloth with red paper over the boards, red title pabel. two small holes in spine strip fabric. covers rubbed at the extremities, previous owner name on the front endpaper. internals are fine. 013821 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Walter Scott The Antiquary by the author of Waverley and Guy Mannering in Three Volumes
Constable and Co, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme Brown

Edinburgh - London 1816 Hardcover Very Good + No Dustwrapper as Issued 
3 small 8vo volumes in contemporary 3/4 leather bindings with gilt ruling. Backed in brown calf & over the board tips as well, with marbled paper over the boards. Previous owner's armorial bookplate on the front pastedowns and a couple of stamps that say: 'Grant's Library EDINr.'. and rubbing through the top grain at just the board tips. Otherwise in excellent condition given their age. The only real issue is that the leather spine labels have mostly chipped off. See scans. Occasional toning but generally fresh throughout with the backing & hinges still tight and the bindings having only minor rubbing to the extremities.Ribbon page-markers remain in place. 336pp 348pp 372pp 202172 
Price: 200.00 USD
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