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101 Thomson, James The Poetical Works of James Thomson. In Two Volumes.
Glasgow Printed by Andrew Foulis 1784 First printing Hardcover 
In two volumes. xxxii, 256pp; 325pp. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, spines decorated and lettered in gold, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to boards, some wear to the edges. Internally very clean but for an old dampstain to the rear free endpaper of volume two. A very good+ set. ; Folio 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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102 Todd, Mabel Loomis, ed. A Cycle of Sonnets.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1896 First Edition Hardcover 
93pp. Original pictorial cloth. Offsetting to endpapers from the dustjacket flaps else a bright, fine copy in plain dustwrapper with light edge wear. ; 12mo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Les trois impostures., Toulet, P. J.
103 Toulet, P. J. Les trois impostures.
Paris Creuzevault 1946 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Laboureur, J. E.; Beltrand, Georges 
Edition limited to 250 copies, this being #179. With two original pencil sketches by Laboreur (one on paper, the other on onion paper). Illustrations by J. E. Laboureur, engraved by Georges Beltrand. A fine copy in slipcase. Text in French. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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104 Tucker, Beverley The Partisan Leader, a Novel, and an Apocalypse of the Origin and Struggles of the Southern Confederacy. Originally Published in 1836. Now Re-Published and Edited by Rev. Thos. A. Ware.
Richmond, VA West & Johnston 1862 Hardcover 
viii, 220pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Amateurish cloth binding which appears to be contemporary, stain partially affecting the first 16 leaves, toning to text block, soiling to the title page and some of the leaves. A good+ copy. "A prophetic foretelling of the Civil War." Howes T394. ; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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A Tramp Abroad., Twain, Mark
105 Twain, Mark A Tramp Abroad.
Hartford, CT American Publishing Company 1880 First Edition Hardcover 
xvi, 631pp. + advertisement. Brown cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine, edges sprinkled brown, tissued frontispiece and three hundred and twenty-eight illustrations. Issue points as follows: portrait frontispiece BAL state C (the sequence is suggested not determined); frontispiece BAL state B; sheets BAL state B. Cloth is a bit worn at extremities, text block is clean with some very mild foxing to frontispiece, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. A very good copy+. BAL 3386. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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A Tramp Abroad., Twain, Mark
106 Twain, Mark A Tramp Abroad.
Hartford, CT American Publishing Company 1880 First Edition Hardcover 
xvi, 631pp. + advertisement. Black cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine, edges sprinkled brown, tissued frontispiece and three hundred and twenty-eight illustrations. Issue points as follows: portrait frontispiece BAL state B (the sequence is suggested not determined); frontispiece BAL state B; sheets BAL state B. Cloth is worn at extremities, small water stain to first few pages, front hinge a bit tender, some foxing to frontispiece. About very good. BAL 3386. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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A Tramp Abroad., Twain, Mark
107 Twain, Mark A Tramp Abroad.
Hartford, CT American Publishing Company 1880 First Edition Hardcover 
xvi, 631pp. + advertisement. Brown/green cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine, edges sprinkled brown, tissued frontispiece and three hundred and twenty-eight illustrations. Issue points as follows: portrait frontispiece BAL state B (the sequence is suggested not determined); frontispiece BAL state B; sheets BAL state A (sheets bulk 1-5/8"). Cloth is worn at extremities and faded, partial previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper, hinges a bit tender. About very good. BAL 3386. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Roughing It., Twain, Mark
108 Twain, Mark Roughing It.
Hartford, CT American Publishing Company 1872 First Edition Hardcover 
First state. xviii, 591pp + advertisement. Brown cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine, edges sprinkled in brown, tissued frontispiece and 300 text illustrations. Cloth shows wear at extremities and, to a lesser extent, to front and spine panel, faint writing in pen on front free endpaper, some mild foxing to text block, fading to spine panel. A very good- copy. BAL 3337.; Octavo 
Price: 550.00 USD
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The American Claimant., Twain, Mark
109 Twain, Mark The American Claimant.
New York Charles L. Webster & Co. 1892 First Edition Hardcover 
277pp + 8pp of publisher's advertisements. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black on the front panel and the spine panel. With the stamp of ritzy New York department store Simpson, Crawford & Simpson on the title page. Light wear to extremities, two faint spots to cloth, name on front free endpaper. A bright, very good+ copy. BAL 3434.; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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The Stolen White Elephant Etc., Twain, Mark
110 Twain, Mark The Stolen White Elephant Etc.
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1882 First Edition Hardcover 
306pp + ads. Grey cloth stamped in gold and brown on the cover and the spine. Wear to extremities, lacks front free endpaper, light water damage to fore edge, slant to spine. A fair copy. BAL 3404.; Octavo 
Price: 100.00 USD
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111 Various Authors The Muses Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems by the Most Eminent Modern Authors.
Dublin Printed by J. Milliken N.D. Hardcover 
[4], 2-336pp. Contemporary full sheepskin, spine lettered in gold. Engraved title. Binding quite worn, front board partially detached, scattered foxing throughout. A good copy.; 16mo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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112 Verne, Jules A Journey to the North Pole.
London and New York George Routledge & Sons 1875 First English Edition Hardcover 
iv, 314pp. Original pictorial red cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. Frontispiece, twenty-two inserted plates and more than one hundred in-text illustrations by Edouard Riou. Some wear to extremities, old dampstain to the fore edge, mild foxing to endpapers, some pages folded at corner. A good+ copy. Gallagher, Mistichelli and Van Eerde A7. Taves and Michaluk V004.; Octavo 
Price: 350.00 USD
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113 Verne, Jules Adventures in the Land of the Behemoth.
Boston Henry L. Shepard & Co. 1874 Hardcover Illustrated by Ferrat 
iv, 190pp. Brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. With illustrations by Ferrat. Light wear to spine ends and corner tips, two tiny tears to rear free endpaper and last blank. A bright near fine copy. Taves and Michaluk V009. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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114 Verne, Jules Adventures in the Land of the Behemoth.
Boston Henry L. Shepard & Co. 1874 Hardcover Illustrated by Ferrat 
190pp. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. With illustrations by Ferrat. Light rubbing to rear panel, a bit of edge wear. A bright, near fine copy. Taves and Michaluk V009. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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115 Verne, Jules Around the World in Eighty Days.
Philadelphia Porter & Coates Hardcover 
xvi, 315pp + 32pp of publisher's advertisements. Green cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel, and in blind on the rear panel. Wear to extremities, previous owners' names and stamp on front free endpaper, flyleaf and title page, some pencil annotations, light smudges and mild foxing to text block. About good. Translated from the French by George M. Towle.Taves and Michaluk V011. ; Octavo 
Price: 175.00 USD
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116 Verne, Jules Around the World in Eighty Days.
Philadelphia Porter & Coates (1873) Hardcover 
xvi, 315pp. Green cloth stamped in black on the front panel and in black and gold on the spine panel. Frontispiece and illustrations. Translated from the French by George M. Towle. Light wear to extremities, previous owners' names on the flyleaves, front hinge weak, small stain to rear panel. A good+ copy. Taves and Michaluk V011. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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117 Verne, Jules Five Weeks in a Balloon; or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen.
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1873 First printing Hardcover Illustrated by Riou, Edouard 
Second US edition. 345pp. Blue cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel, and in blind on the rear panel. With 48 heliotype illustrations by Riou. Slant to spine, fairly heavy wear to spine ends and corner tips, old repair to title page, some light smudges to text block. A good copy. Myers 20. Taves and Michaluk V001. ; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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118 Verne, Jules From the Clouds to the Mountains. Comprising Narratives of Strange Adventures by Air, Land, and Water.
Boston William F. Gill and Company 1874 Hardcover 
Holiday Edition. 285pp. Green cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. Illustrated. Wear to extremities, a touch of foxing and some smudges to text block, name in pencil on title page. A very good copy. Translated from the French by A. L. Alger. Taves and Michaluk V012. ; Octavo 
Price: 275.00 USD
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In Search of the Castaways: A Romantic Narrative of the Loss of Captain Grant of the Brig Britannia and of the Adventures of His Children and Friends in His Discovery and Rescue., Verne, Jules
119 Verne, Jules In Search of the Castaways: A Romantic Narrative of the Loss of Captain Grant of the Brig Britannia and of the Adventures of His Children and Friends in His Discovery and Rescue.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company (1873) Hardcover Illustrated by Riou, Edouard 
No date but 1880s. 620pp. Original maroon pictorial cloth stamped in grey and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. With 170 illustrations by Riou. Oswald Train's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Both hinges cracked, name on front free endpaper, mild rubbing to extremities. A good+ copy. Taves and Michaluk V005.; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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120 Verne, Jules Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours. Le Docteur Ox.
Paris J. Hetzel et Cie (1884) Hardcover 
Bibliotheque d'Education et de Recreation. 211pp + 8pp of publisher's advertisements. Original pictorial red cloth elaborately stamped in black and gold on the front panel, lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel, and stamped in blind on the rear panel. All edges gilt. Frontispiece and illustrations by Leon Benett and Alphonse de Neuville. Fading to spine, a couple of small spots to rear panel, light wear to extremities. Owner's inscription to the verso of the front free endpaper (dated 1884). A very good+ copy. Text in French.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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