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1 Benson J Lossing Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America Volume I
Hartford, T. Belknap

1866 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Beautifully bound in blinstamped full leather with gilt cover and spine titles. Alll edges gilt, Some toning to prelims. Otherwise block is generally fresh throughout 608pp 202165 
Price: 105.00 USD
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2 Elizabeth Barrett Browning The Complete Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Houghton, Mifflin Company

Boston and New York 1900 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
Royal 8vo (or small 4to) in full burgundy crushed Morocco leather with gilt borders on the covers, with floral device at each corner, board edges and turn-ins and also ruled and decorated in gilt. Raised spine bands with title and author in gilt. All edges gilt. Nice in grayish-blue swirls, low contrast colored, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and title page with tissue-guard, Some light rubbing to the edges and extremities. The leather has just been treated with special 'dressing' made for this purpose (it restores the natural oils to the leather which dries over the years) 578pp *there are very nice for reading because they used a large font size and format and they just will never make books like this again. Internals generally as new. 202179 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, By John L. Stephens, Author of Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia, Petraea, and the Holy Land, etc. / Illustrated by Numerous Engravings. Two Volumes., John Lloyd Stephens
3 John Lloyd Stephens Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, By John L. Stephens, Author of Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia, Petraea, and the Holy Land, etc. / Illustrated by Numerous Engravings. Two Volumes.
John Murray

London 1842 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
2 8vo volumes backed in contemporary black crushed morocco with spines stamped in gilt with leather title labels, **label on vol 1 is chipped off. Outer edges marbled, Edges rubbed, Small name blinstamped on blank prelim. page. otherwise unmarked excepot by some scattered foxing, on a few pages. 459pp & 478pp 202993 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 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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5 Matthew Flinders Matthew Flinders’ Narrative of His Voyage in the Schooner ‘Francis’ 1798. Preceded and followed by Notes on Flinders, Bass and the Wreck of the Sydne y Cove by Geoffrey Rawson, with engravings by John Buckland Wright
The Golden Cockerel Press

London 1946 Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustwrapper 
Tall 4to in full green crushed morocco leather with a sailboat gilt-embossed on each cover and gilt spine titles. Designed by Christopher Sandford for the Golden Cockerel, and bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Decorative rulling at the very edge of the leather / boards. Printed on Arnold's grey-green mould-made paper in 16 pt Bembo with Centaur initials by Bruce Rogers. 9 woodcut engravings by John Buckland Wright and full page map. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A number of engravings throughout. A touch of offsetting from the leather turn-ins at the very edge of the first free endpapers. Light even spine fading, with has bronwed slightly, and one or two minor spots along the gutters, where the top grain has rubbed off. Housed in clothbound slipcase with bevelled foredge. 202316 
Price: 1295.00 USD
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6 Robert Louis Stevenson Familiar Studies of Men and Books
Chatto and Windus

London 1910 Hardcover Near Fine No Dustwrapper as Issued 
16mo in full stiff white gilt-tooled vellum. Elaborate gilt borders, covers and titles on the spine. Tilepage in red and black. Silk ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Beautiful light blue marbled swirls endpapers. A touch of light foxing to prelim's. Ownership signature of Hesper Le Gallienne, (20 January 1866 - 15 September 1947) on the front endpaper, was an English author and poet. 202736 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 Vm. Thompsom Not a Suitable Hobby for an Airman'- T. E. Lawrence as Publisher
Orchard Books

1986 1915132105 First Printing Hardcover As New No Dustwrapper as Issued Signed & Inscribed by the Author
Crown 8vo. xii + 173pp. Rebound in recent fine binding. Original brown card covers, -prrinted wraps, as new, rebound into a 3/4 black leather fiine binding with titles blocked in gilt along the spine strip. Name written on titlepage. Photo frontispiece of Lawrence. **Signed & Inscribed by the Author on the title-page 202292 
Price: 120.00 USD
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