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121 Madame Manson Memoirs of Madame Manson, Explanatory of Her Conduct, on the Trial for the Assassination of M. Fualdes. Written by Herself, and Addressed to Madame Enjalran, Her Mother. With a Portrait. Translated from the French, and Accompanied by an Abstract of the Trial; and a Concise Account of the Persons and Events Alluded to in the Memoirs by the Translator.
London Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy 1818 First British Edition Hardcover 
252pp. Original boards, paper label affixed to the spine. Frontispiece. With the bookplate of Arthur Wing on the front pastedown endpaper. Fairly consistent wear to the edges, front joint almost completely split, previous owner's name on the front pastedown endpaper. A good copy. Uncommon. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Rural Economy of Glocestershire; Including Its Dairy: Together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire; and the Management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor, in Herefordshire., Marshall, William
122 Marshall, William The Rural Economy of Glocestershire; Including Its Dairy: Together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire; and the Management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor, in Herefordshire.
Glocester Printed by R. Raikes 1789 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. xxviii, 332pp + 4pp of advertisements; iv, 401pp + index. Contemporary full calf, spines with red and green labels lettered and decorated in gold, edges decorated in gold. Engraved folding map in volume one. Light wear to extremities, some rubbing to covers. A very good set. ; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Firearms Identification Two Volume Set., Mathews, J. Howard
123 Mathews, J. Howard Firearms Identification Two Volume Set.
Madison, WI The University of Wisconsin Press 1962 Hardcover 
Red cloth stamped in gold on the spine. Former library set with some residue to pastedown endpapers and numbers on the spine. A very good set. ; Quarto 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The American Vegetable Practice, or a New Improved Guide to Health, Designed for the Use of Families. In Six Parts., Mattson, Morris
124 Mattson, Morris The American Vegetable Practice, or a New Improved Guide to Health, Designed for the Use of Families. In Six Parts.
Boston Daniel L. Hale 1841 First Edition Hardcover 
Two volumes in one. Contemporary tree calf, spine lettered and decorated in gold. With twenty-four color plates and two anatomy plates. Wear to extremities, boards are slightly warped, two leaves in the index are partially torn with the bottom half missing. A good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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The Pete Johnson Story., Mauerer, Hans J., ed.
125 Mauerer, Hans J., ed. The Pete Johnson Story.
New York / Frankfurt US and Europe Fund Raising Project for Pete Johnson 1965 First Edition Pictorial wrappers 
78pp. Original wrappers. With several black and white photographs. Light toning to pages, some light creases to covers. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Indian Antiquities Complete Seven Volume Set., Maurice, Thomas
126 Maurice, Thomas Indian Antiquities Complete Seven Volume Set.
London Printed for the Author 1793-1800 First Edition Hardcover 
Contemporary full tree calf, red morocco labels lettered in gold on the spines. With thirty engraved plates, mostly foldout. Spines repaired, some wear to extremities, light toning to text blocks. Lacks map. One of the foldout plates is split at fold but the tear does not affect the drawings. A very good set. Full sets are somewhat uncommon. ; Octavo 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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An Elementary Treatise on Electricity., Maxwell, James Clerk
127 Maxwell, James Clerk An Elementary Treatise on Electricity.
Oxford Oxford University Press 1881 First Edition Hardcover 
xvi, 208pp + six plates + 36, [8]pp of publisher's advertisement. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered and decorated in gold on the spine. Edited by William Garnett. Thomas K. Simpson's copy with his name on the verso of the front free endpaper. Professor Simpson is a renowned Maxwell scholar. There are several annotations in pencil in his hand. Occasional foxing to some of the leaves, spine was rebacked preserving the original cloth, light overall wear. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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A. H. Fox: The Finest Gun in the World., McIntosh, Michael
128 McIntosh, Michael A. H. Fox: The Finest Gun in the World.
Traverse City, MI Countrysport Press 1992 First Edition Hardcover 
Cloth. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. ; Octavo 
Price: 225.00 USD
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A Mechanical Account of Poisons in Several Essays., Mead, Richard
129 Mead, Richard A Mechanical Account of Poisons in Several Essays.
London Printed by J. R. for Ralph South 1702 First Edition Hardcover 
[16], 175pp. Recent quarter calf over marbled boards, spine with red label lettered in gold. One engraved foldout plate. Old stain to fore edge, some scattered foxing, light chips to title and two of the leaves. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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The Native Flowers and Ferns of the United States in Their Botanical, Horticultural, and Popular Aspects., Meehan, Thomas
130 Meehan, Thomas The Native Flowers and Ferns of the United States in Their Botanical, Horticultural, and Popular Aspects.
Boston L. Prang and Company 1878-80 First Edition Hardcover 
In four volumes. ix, 192pp; 196pp; v, 200pp; v, 204pp. Original brown cloth lettered and decorated in gold on the front panels and lettered in gold on the spines, all edges gilt. Illustrated with chromolithographs. Very mild foxing to preliminaries otherwise internally extremely clean. Spines uniformly faded with light spotting. A near fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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Observations, Moral, Literary, and Antiquarian, Made During a Tour Through the Pyrennees, South of France, Switzerland, the Whole of Italy, and the Netherlands, in the Years 1814 and 1815., Milford, John
131 Milford, John Observations, Moral, Literary, and Antiquarian, Made During a Tour Through the Pyrennees, South of France, Switzerland, the Whole of Italy, and the Netherlands, in the Years 1814 and 1815.
London Printed by T. Davison 1818 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. xvi, 369pp; ix, 282pp. Brown half calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gold with morocco labels also lettered in gold. Some rubbing, light wear to extremities. A very good+ set. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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132 Millais, J. G. The Natural History of the British Surface-Feeding Ducks.
London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1902 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 600 numbered copies on large paper. xiv, 107pp. Original green cloth stamped in gold on the front panel and the spine panel. With six photogravures, forty-one coloured plates, and twenty-five illustrations. Wear to the corner tips and the edge of the spine panel, small stain to the lower edge of the text block. A very good copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Fifty Drawings by Canaletto from the Royal Library Windsor Castle., Miller, Charlotte, ed.
133 Miller, Charlotte, ed. Fifty Drawings by Canaletto from the Royal Library Windsor Castle.
New York Johnson Reprint Company Limited / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers 1983 0384073158 / 9780384073159 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 520 sets, this being #236. Includes a forty-four page volume and fifty plates. In the original publisher's leather clamshell box. A fine set. ; Folio 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Orchids, the Royal Family of Plants., Miner, Harriet Stewart
134 Miner, Harriet Stewart Orchids, the Royal Family of Plants.
Boston Lee and Shepard Publishers 1885 First Edition Hardcover 
90pp of text and twenty-four plates in color enclosed in a green pictorial cloth portfolio stamped in brown and gold. The cloth shows light wear along the edges, mild foxing to title, extremely mild soiling to the edge of some of the plates. A very good+ copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 600.00 USD
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New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World. With a Special Maps of Each of the United States, Plans of Cities &c. Comprehended in Seventy-Five Sheets, and Forming a Series of One Hundred and Twenty Nine Maps, Plans and Sections., Mitchell, S. Augustus
135 Mitchell, S. Augustus New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World. With a Special Maps of Each of the United States, Plans of Cities &c. Comprehended in Seventy-Five Sheets, and Forming a Series of One Hundred and Twenty Nine Maps, Plans and Sections.
Philadelphia Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler 1855 Hardcover 
Half-morocco over green marbled boards, black morocco label lettered and decorated in gold affixed to the front panel. Color frontispiece with the lengths of the principal rivers and the heights of the principal mountains of the world. Title page in color with large color vignette, eighty leaves of plates. Spine professionally rebacked, new endsheets. Corners and edges show some wear. Internally clean. ; Folio 
Price: 6000.00 USD
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136 Moerlein, George A Trip Around the World.
Cincinnati M. & R. Burgheim, Publishers 1886 First Edition Hardcover 
205pp. Original red pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. With 110 illustrations, printed in oil colors. A near fine copy with a few minor spots to the front panel and very mild fading to the spine. ; Quarto 
Price: 250.00 USD
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137 Moore, Charles W. The Constitutions of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, and General Regulations for the Government of the Craft Under Its Jurisdiction. With an Appendix.
Boston Office of Freemasons' Magazine 1857 First Edition Hardcover 
208pp. Original blue pictorial cloth stamped in gold and blind on the front panel and lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel. Frontispiece and four inserted plates. Name on front free endpaper, some scattered foxing, light wear to extremities. A very good copy. Uncommon. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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138 Moore, Charles, ed. The Improvement of the Park System of the District of Columbia. I. - Report of the Senate Committee on the District of Columbia. II. - Report of the Park Commission.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1902 Second Edition Hardcover 
171pp. Original maroon cloth lettered in gold on the front and the spine. With eleven maps and plans and numerous illustrations. Former library copy with the usual markings. ; Octavo 
Price: 175.00 USD
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139 Moore, Thomas; Ayres, William P. The Gardeners' Magazine of Botany, Horticulture, Floriculture, and Natural Science. January 1850 to December 1851.
London William S. Orr and Co. 1850-1 First Edition Hardcover 
In three volumes. 324pp; 300pp; 339pp. Contemporary green half calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gold and red calf labels lettered in gold, marbled edges. Include one hundred color plates. With the bookplates of W. D. Griswold Smith on the front pastedown endpapers. Wear to extremities, a few scuffs to covers, spine label of volume I is partially torn. A very good set. ; Quarto 
Price: 3200.00 USD
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Born in a Beer Garden, or, She Troupes to Conquer., Morley, Christopher; Throckmorton, Cleon; Nash, Ogden
140 Morley, Christopher; Throckmorton, Cleon; Nash, Ogden Born in a Beer Garden, or, She Troupes to Conquer.
New York The Foundry Press 1930 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Original cloth with paper illustration affixed to the front panel. Signed, inscribed and with a small remark by Morley on the front free endpaper. The presentation reads: "Ex Libris "Tommy" / The Scottish Man of Feeling / and signed for him / with affection and low ? / by his friend / Christopher Morley / Albany -- 1st October 1937." With a pamphlet titled In Memoriam Christopher Morley laid in. Light toning and wear to cloth. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 200.00 USD
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