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1 Elegance and Style: Two Hundred Years of Men's Fashion
Lupetti and Co.

Milano, Italia 1992 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
small folio approx 11.5" x 13" a minor bump along the foredge of the block that has also slightly dinged the boards just in that spot, o/w fine. Exceptional copy of one of the scarcest and finest books on the history men's fashion. beautifully printed facsimiles of vintage colors advertisements from 2 centuries mens clothes. Beautifully produced coffee-table book. The dustwrapper is in afresh mylar sleeve. 230p 019032 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Terminorum Musicae Index Septem Linguis Redactus
2 Terminorum Musicae Index Septem Linguis Redactus
Akademiai Kiado

Budapest 1978 3761805535 / 9783761805534 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Stout Quarto 
798pgs. Red Cloth, gilt lettering. prev. owner signature Siegmund Levarie, renowned musicologist, on front endpaper. light wear to extremities, small spot onf ront panel, internally clean, unmarked copy. Musical terminology in English, French german, Italian, Russian, Hungarian. Polyglot Dictionary of Musical Terms 0303426 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Patriarchae Sive Christi Servatoris Genealogia, Per Mmundi Aetates Traducta, A.D. Emanuele Thesauro., -
3 - Patriarchae Sive Christi Servatoris Genealogia, Per Mmundi Aetates Traducta, A.D. Emanuele Thesauro.
Ex officina Rogeri Danielis

London 1651 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good 
TEXT IN LATIN 8vo, ontemporary full cream limp vellum with hand-letterd spine, some cupping to bds, a year on the rear pastedown, the text block has a contemporary name on the top margin of the titlepage and is otherwise unmarked and generally clean throughout, I saw on smudge near the last page and pages have some age toning to the edges. Contains a Christian biblical genealogy, including tree charts. "..curious Italian baroque work, covering in verse the period from Adam and Eve until the birth of Christ, written by Emanuele Tesauro (1592-1675), one of the most interesting figures of the Italian "concettismo". That period is divided into 6 ages, each part containing the genealogy of the patriarchs of the Old Testament and Latin poems representing their history and symbolic value in relation to the birth of Christ treating in a symbolic way Christ's genealogical descent from Adam. The six ages are: Mundi pueritia (pastores), Mundi adolescentia (milites), Mundi juventus (duces), Mundi virilitas (reges), Mundi senectus (solitarii) and Nova aetas (sancti). (-Antiquariaat FORUM) scarce 019322 
Price: 995.00 USD
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Memoirs of An Aesthete, Acton, Harold
4 Acton, Harold Memoirs of An Aesthete

Great Britain 1970 2nd Impression Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 
415pgs.small sticker ghost on, neat bookplate on front endpaper. frontispiece. Dark Green Cloth, black spine label, gilt lettering. Corners square, 17 black and white illustrations. exceptionally bright copy of this classic autiobiography from this renowned British writer. 0303582 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Law in the Making, Allen, Carleton Kemp
5 Allen, Carleton Kemp Law in the Making
Legal Classics Library

Birmingham, AL 1992 Facsimile Leather Fine Octavo 
388pgs. Full green leather, gilt decorations, raised bands, gilded edges, silk ribbon marker. publisher's bookplate on verso of title page. as new. This is a facsimile of the original 1927 Oxford Edition. 0304031 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Violin-Making: As It Was and Is, Allen, Ed Heron
6 Allen, Ed Heron Violin-Making: As It Was and Is
Carl Fischer, Inc

NY 1885 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
An exceptional copy. bound in full orange cloth with decorative cover, stylishly penned former owner's name and date on the front endpaper, some small numbers stamped on the front endpaper (Im wondering if that is a limitation 0663/1000? not sure) Profusely illustrated. Foldout has a closed tear and some tape ghosting from the repair. Dustwrapper has a couple of chips at the head of the spine strip (no lossof any printings) o/w fine. DJ in a fresh mylar sleeve. 366p 021171 
Price: 120.00 USD
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The Lost Hunters, Altsheler, Joseph
7 Altsheler, Joseph The Lost Hunters
Appleton & Co.
Charles L. Wrenn
New York 1925 7th Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good- 
Early reprint 341p (7) on last page. A gorgeous copy. Green Cloth, pictorial cover. previous owner inscription on the front endpaper. Otherwise a clean bright copy. Two-Toned pictorial jacket. 1" chip on upper left corner.Upper two inches of front panel. 100078 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Three Pelicans: Archbishop Cranmer and the Tudor Juggernaut, Arthur Styron
8 Arthur Styron The Three Pelicans: Archbishop Cranmer and the Tudor Juggernaut
Harrison Smith & R Haas

1932 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Signed & Inscribed by the Author
4to, red cloth with gold device embossed on the front cover, Signed & inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. 414pp 201772 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Selected Songs of Thomas Campion, Auden, WH & Hollander John
9 Auden, WH & Hollander John Selected Songs of Thomas Campion

1973 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
4to. Book has red boards with gold gilt title. Small stamp mark with some pencil markings on first free end sheet. DJ is lightly soiled with slight edge chips. In fresh mylar sleeve.162 p 107148 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Our Huckleberry Friend: The Life, Times and Lyrics of Johnny Mercer, Bach, Bob & Mercer Ginger
10 Bach, Bob & Mercer Ginger Our Huckleberry Friend: The Life, Times and Lyrics of Johnny Mercer
Lyle Stuart, Inc.

Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1982 0818403314 / 9780818403316 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
252pgs. Purple-blue Boards, Dark Yellow spine. red lettering.photos throughout. toning to front endpaper, otherwise an excellent copy. Unclipped jacket has original $24.95 price. Small chip on upper edge of front panel of DJ, light rubbing. in fresh mylar sleeve. Written by his sister, a personal account of the great Lyricist, 106130 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Nightwood, Barnes, Djuna
11 Barnes, Djuna Nightwood
New Directions

Norfolk, CT 1961 First Thus Hardcover Very Good+ Small Octavo 
170pgs. Light Gray/green buckram cloth. gilt lettering. Blue endpapers, toning to edges of covers, internally fine, unmarked copy.Unclipped jacket has chip in miiddle of the spine, chips along the extremities. in fresh mylar sleeve. Hard to fine New Editions title, expecially with a jacket 0304123 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Lillian Bassman, Bassman, Lillian;Chermayeff, Catherine;Richardson, Nan;Harrison, Martin;Mnuchin, Kathy McCarver
12 Bassman, Lillian;Chermayeff, Catherine;Richardson, Nan;Harrison, Martin;Mnuchin, Kathy McCarver Lillian Bassman
Little Brown

New York, New York, U.S.A. 1997 0821223763 / 9780821223765 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Folio 
73pgs. Dark gray cloth, silver lettering.75 Black and white photographs. Toning to the page edges,doesn't affect the photographs. Otherwsie fine, unmarked copy. Unclipped illustrated jacket shows toning to lower edges. in fresh mylar sleeve. Laid in is a promotional booklet with several photos from the book. Fashion photography, in particular, has long been served by artists who stretch the idea of costume, form, situation, and emotion. Bassman used those elements with striking results, achieving enormous fame in the 1940s through the 1960s 107099 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The American Woman's Cook Book: National Binding, Berolzheimer, Ruth
13 Berolzheimer, Ruth The American Woman's Cook Book: National Binding
Culinary Arts Institute

Chicago 1947 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Good 
824pgs 32 full color illustrations throughout. Thumb index, Bright Yellow Boards, Dark Red lettering. Thumb indexes. Green spotted page edges. Full color photograph endpapars. Lightly handlied otherwise as new. Unclipped jacket reinforced with tape along spine and a smaller tape repair on front panel. in fresh mylar sleeve. 100's of recipes. 0302705 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Ross Bleckner, Bleckner, Ross and Lisa Dennison
14 Bleckner, Ross and Lisa Dennison Ross Bleckner
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1995 0892071419 / 9780892071418 Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
Small square folio in full white cloth with title in black on the spine, Profusely illustrated throughout. In original acetate jacket. An exceptional copy whose only flaw is a hint of edge toning to the top edge of the cover. Covers otherwise immaculate 201134 
Price: 135.00 USD
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Immigration in New York, Bogen, Elizabeth
15 Bogen, Elizabeth Immigration in New York
Praeger Pub Text

Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A. 1987 0275921999 / 9780275921996 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
268pgs. Black Cloth. Silver lettering. unread copy. Jacket has closed tear on front panel. in fresh mylar sleeve."An In-depth study of how immigrants fare in the nation's largest city" 104524 
Price: 195.00 USD
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The Spanish Civil War Revolution and Counterrevolution, Bolloten, Burnett
16 Bolloten, Burnett The Spanish Civil War Revolution and Counterrevolution
University of North Carolina Press

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. 1991 0807819069 / 9780807819067 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Stout Quarto 
1,074pgs. Blue Cloth, silver lettering. Massive volume, corners square, light spotting, wear to outer page edges, otherwise fine, unmarked copy. Unclipped illustrated jacket, has light creasing on spine, dampstain on inner side of jacket, not visible. in fresh mylar sleeve. A comprehensive history and analysis of Republican political life during the Spanish Civil War. Completed by Burnett Bolloten just before his death in 1987. 107411 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Walter Sickert: Prints - A Catalogue Raisonne, Bromberg, Ruth;Sickert, Walter;Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
17 Bromberg, Ruth;Sickert, Walter;Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Walter Sickert: Prints - A Catalogue Raisonne

New Haven 2000 0300081618 / 9780300081619 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Small Folio 
312 pages, 226 black and white prints. Red Cloth, Black letteringl. like new. jacket has slight superficial wear. in fresh mylar sleeve. This book and catalogue raisonne bring together for the first time the substantial body of 226 prints by Sickert, along with their numerous different states, many in rare or unique impressions, and reveals the unorthodox and experimental techniques Sickert used frequently 'in dialogue' with related paintings and drawings. 0303827 
Price: 75.00 USD
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About Levy, Calder-Marshall, Arthur
18 Calder-Marshall, Arthur About Levy

NY 1934 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very good+ 
252pgs. 8vo, full beige cloth with black lettering and titles on spine and cover., former owner initials and date on inner corner of the endpapers, a touch of light even toning to spine strip, otherwise a fine attractive copy of this scarce title. .unclipped dust-jacket has Star of David (by Spanner) on the spine strip. The inner or backside of dustjacket has tape reinforcement at the top and bottom edge just at the spine strip. (which is stil clean and can probably be removed) no tears or chips. A collector's copy with the dustwrapper in a fresh mylar sleeve. 104997 
Price: 150.00 USD
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A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, Campbell, Joseph & Henry Morton Robinson
19 Campbell, Joseph & Henry Morton Robinson A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake
Harcourt, Brace & Co

1944 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
8vo green cloth, unusually bright, price-clipped lightly edge-toned (also some chipping at the head of the spine strip) dustwrapper in a fresh mylar sleeve. 365pp 022330 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Reliquiae Sacrae Carolinae Or the Works of that Great Monarch and Glorious Martyr King Charles the I  Collected together, and digested in order, according to their several subject, Civil and Sacred. [Together with] Eikon Basiliske, The Pourtraicture, Charles I
20 Charles I Reliquiae Sacrae Carolinae Or the Works of that Great Monarch and Glorious Martyr King Charles the I Collected together, and digested in order, according to their several subject, Civil and Sacred. [Together with] Eikon Basiliske, The Pourtraicture
Printed by Samuel Browne

1650 Hardcover Good 
16mo in original stiff vellum, read leather label with a corner chip, and starts along the outer hinges, engraved frontispiece, some repairs on the front endpaper, contains 2 works and two engraved frontispeices, and a third smaller plate also bound in showing the birth date of May 1630 (is this the King;'s bday? the first frontis one is well rubbed and the inner is very fresh but lacking it's outer edge. (both are portraits but the second shows the king receiving godly illumination via rays. the third small one sewn in with a birth date and portrait of a child or young man. Contains the stunning engraved heraldic bookplate with handwritten title of the 'Hon. Robert Price, esq one of the Barons of her Mties Court of Exchequer, 1703" 200826 
Price: 445.00 USD
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