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The Struggles (Social, Financial and Political) of Petroleum V. Nasby

by NASBY, Petroleum V. (Davd Ross Locke)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1873
Condition
A very good copy with wear at ends of spine, hinges cracked, some pale foxing
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$25.00

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Boston: I.N. Richardson & Co, 1873. A very good copy with wear at ends of spine, hinges cracked, some pale foxing. 8vo. 720 pages, ads at end. Original green embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on spine. Reprint, after the 1872 first edition. Beginning as a humorist in the late 19th century, David Ross Locke took on the pseudonym "Petroleum V.… Read more
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Heads of the People: or, Portraits of the English

by MEADOWS, Kenny

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1841
Condition
A very good copy with wear at the extremities, some browning and occasional foxing
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$75.00

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Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1841. A very good copy with wear at the extremities, some browning and occasional foxing. 8vo. 370 pages, ads at beginning and end. Plates. Original blind-embosed blue ribbed cloth. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Includes contributions by Thackeray, Leigh Hunt, Nimrod, Douglas Jerrold, and other authors.
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Die Kunst zu wohnen: Ein Augsburger Klebealbum des 18. Jahrhunderts

by HAINDL, Georg

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2010
Condition
As-new in shrinkwrap
ISBN
9783422070400
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$150.00

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Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2010. As-new in shrinkwrap. In German. Oblong 4to. Cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. "[This] album was made in the 1780s by the Zimmerpolier Balthasar Kornelius Koch and shows, through its additive presentation, important aspects of the bourgeois life of that time in Augsburg - an invaluable cultural-historical source" (the publisher, translated).
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Private Memoirs of Sir Kenelm Digby, Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King Charles the First [With the 'Castrations']

by DIGBY, Sir Kenelm

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Published
1827
Condition
A very good copy with light wear to joints and a few spots of wear along spine
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$250.00

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London: Saunders and Otley, 1827. A very good copy with light wear to joints and a few spots of wear along spine. 8vo. lxxxvi, 328, [4], 50 pages. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Digby by Hilliard after Van Dyck.19th-century polished calf, spine gilt, red moroco lettering-piece, top edges gilt. FIRST EDITION, with the scarce suppressed section at end "Castrations… Read more
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Frankfort: Serlinus and Ammonus, 1658. Somewhat browned, covers slightly bowed. 12mo (135 x 78 mm). 539, [6] pages. Engraved title. Contemporary vellum. Describes the reign of Denmark's Christian II, and his war with Sweden in the 16th century.
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$350.00