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141 Musurillo, Herbert The Acts of the Christian Martyrs.
Oxford Oxford 1979 0198268068 / 9780198268062 Hardcover 
Lower corners bruised else a fine copy in near fine dustjacket with a mildly faded spine panel. Introduction, text and translations by Herbert Musurillo. A nice, clean copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Atlas of Herkimer County, New York. From Actual Surveys by and Under the Direction of B. Nichols., Nichols, B.
142 Nichols, B. Atlas of Herkimer County, New York. From Actual Surveys by and Under the Direction of B. Nichols.
New York J. Jay Stranahan & Beach Nichols 1868 First Edition Hardcover 
32pp. Includes state map, table of distances and several hand-colored maps. Fairly heavy wear to covers, some light scattered foxing. A good copy. ; Folio 
Price: 400.00 USD
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143 Nutt, Frederic The Complete Confectioner, or, The Whole Art of Confectionary Made Easy; Containing, Among a Variety of Useful Matter, the Art of Making the Various Kinds of Biscuits, Fruits Preserved in Brandy, Drops, Preserved Sweetmeats (wet), Prawlongs, Dried Fruits, Ice Creams, Cordials, Water Ices, &c &c., as Also the Most Approved Method of Making Cheeses, Puddings, Cakes, &c in 250 Cheap and Fashionable Receipts.
New York Richard Scott 1807 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
Fourth edition, with considerable additions. Recent blue full calf, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. Portrait frontispiece. Mild foxing, an occasional smudge. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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A Residence of Eleven Years in New Holland and the Caroline Islands: Being the Adventures of James F. O'Connell. Edited from His Verbal Narration., O'Connell, James F.
144 O'Connell, James F. A Residence of Eleven Years in New Holland and the Caroline Islands: Being the Adventures of James F. O'Connell. Edited from His Verbal Narration.
Boston Published by B. B. Mussey 1841 Second Edition Hardcover 
265pp. Contemporary full sheepskin with black leather label lettered in gold on the spine. The appendix contains an "imperfect glossary" of the language of the Carolines. Small loss to spine ends, wear to extremities, front board partially split at spine. A good+ copy. ; 12mo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague., Oakes, William
145 Oakes, William Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague.
Boston / Cambridge Little & Brown / George Nichols 1848 First Edition Hardcover 
Rebound in green cloth preserving the original front panel decorations and lettering. With sixteen lithographed plates each with explanatory text. Very mild scattered foxing, light toning to pages. A very good copy. Howes O1. Sabin 56387. ; Folio 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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146 Odell, George C. D. Annals of the New York Stage Complete Fifteen Volume Set.
New York Columbia University Press 1927 First Edition Hardcover 
Maroon cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front panels and lettered in gold on the spines. Illustrated. With the bookplates of theatrical producer Mary K. Frank. Light wear to extremities, spines are very mildly faded. A near fine set. ; Quarto 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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147 Parkinson, Richard General View of the Agriculture of the County of Rutland; with Observations on the Means of Its Improvement, Drawn Up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement.
London Printed for Richard Phillips 1808 First Edition Hardcover 
187pp. Contemporary tree calf, spine lettered in gold. Five inserted plates with engravings. With the bookplate of noted English businessman Ernest Ribley Debenham on the front pastedown endpaper. Wear to extremities, front panel partially split at spine. A good+ copy.; Octavo 
Price: 350.00 USD
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148 Pas, Crispijn van de Hortus Floridus in quo rariorum & minus vulgarium florum Icones ad vivam veramque formam accuratissime delineatae.
Arnhem Ioannem Ianssonium 1614-7 First Edition Hardcover 
Five parts in one volume. Text in Latin. Contemporary full brown calf with five raised bands, gold lettering and gold decorations on the spine, edges stained red, marbled pastedown endpapers. Leaves measure 27 x 17.5 cm. Calf shows some wear but overall in very good condition, the corner of one leaf is torn. The book was professionally restored. There are many differences between copies of this title which differ in number of plates included. Unless otherwise specified the title pages, etc., follow the copy catalogued in Hunt Botanical Catalogue 199. This copy is as follows: BOOK I. VER. i. Title page (blank on verso); ii. Hepatica flore niveo w/ engraved garden on verso; iii. 51 numbered plates - plates #10 and 25 have been excised -- the last description in Latin is numbered 52. BOOK II. AESTAS. i. Title page - Differs slightly from Hunt - with Arnhemi - Ex Officina Ioannis Ianszonij, Anno 1617 (Index Aestivus on verso); ii. Paeonia w/ engraved garden on verso; iii. 20 numbered plates - last leaf is blank on recto. BOOK III. AUTUMNUS. i. Title page (blank on verso); ii. Clematidis altera species w/ engraved garden on verso; iii. 28 plates numbered as follows: number 1 to 11, number 13 to 23, number 12, number 25 (Narcissus marinis), number 24 (Crocus byzantinus), number 25 (Bulbus narcisci marini), Radix cyclamini (marked #13 and 14), Hyacintus germ. (marked d.12 - this is actually part of the Hyems and was bound here incorrectly); iv. Epigramma (blank on verso). BOOK IV. HYEMS. (title page lacking); i.Chamelaea laureola with engraved garden on verso; ii. 12 numbered plates (for plate d.12 see above). BOOK V. ALTERA PARS. i. Title page with Ad Lectorem on verso; ii. Engraved plate Cognoscite Lilia; iii. 61 numbered plates (missing #53) - names of almost all plants inscribed in Latin, French, English and German; Finis Coronat Opus printed on verso of last plate. "Blunt calls this the most celebrated and influential of early florilegia, and one of the finest." Hunt 199. S. Savage The Hortus Floridus of Crispijn vande Pas the Younger, in Trans. of the Bibliog. Soc., N.S., Vol. IV, No. 3, Dec., 1923.; Oblong quarto 
Price: 10250.00 USD
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The Book of Duck Decoys, Their Construction, Management, and History., Payne-Gallwey, Ralph
149 Payne-Gallwey, Ralph The Book of Duck Decoys, Their Construction, Management, and History.
London John Van Voorst 1886 First Edition Hardcover 
x, 214pp + 2pp of advertisements. Original green cloth stamped in gold and black on the front and the spine, and in blind on the back. Frontispiece and several illustrations in b&w and color. Light wear to corners, spine expertly restored in a couple of spots, internally very clean. A very good copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 750.00 USD
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The Common Sense of Drinking, Peabody, Richard R.
150 Peabody, Richard R. The Common Sense of Drinking
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1937 Hardcover 
Later printing. Red cloth stamped in yellow and black on front panel and black on spine panel. Tiny spots to cloth on front panel, spine panel is faded, endpapers and text block mildly toned. A clean very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 1850.00 USD
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Flashback: The Autobiography of a British Film-maker., Pearson, George
151 Pearson, George Flashback: The Autobiography of a British Film-maker.
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1957 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Red cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine, top edge gilt. Signed by George Pearson on the front free endpaper. With numerous photographs. Some mild foxing to the edges. A near fine copy lacking dustjacket. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 250.00 USD
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152 Pemberton, Ebenezer Sermons and Discourses on Several Occasions.
London Printed for J. Batley 1727 First Edition Hardcover 
iv, 310pp. Lacks rear board, extremely heavy wear to front board and spine. A few small stains to the edges but otherwise internally clean. A complete fair copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 175.00 USD
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153 Poe, Edgar Allan Histoires extraordinaires. Traduites par Charles Baudelaire.
Paris A. Quantin 1884 Hardcover 
In two volumes. xxxii, 382pp; xix, 410pp. Contemporary green half morocco over marbled boards, spines with five raised bands, lettered in gold. Engraved frontispieces and several inserted plates. Light edge wear, a few light scuffs to leather. A very good set. ; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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154 Quatremere de Quincy, Antoine-Chrysostome Essai sur l'ideal dans ses applications pratiques aux oeuvres de l'imitation propre des arts du dessin.
Paris Adrien Le Clere et Cie 1837 First Edition Hardcover 
324pp. Later red half morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering. Original wrappers bound in. Library number and name on the spine, bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Tear to flyleaf, light edge wear. A very good copy. Text in French.; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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A First Reading Book in the Micmac Language: Comprising the Micmac Numerals, and the Names of the Different Kinds of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Trees, &c. of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Also, Some of the Indian Names of Places, and Many Familiar Words and Phrases, Translated Literally into English., Rand, Silas Tertius
155 Rand, Silas Tertius A First Reading Book in the Micmac Language: Comprising the Micmac Numerals, and the Names of the Different Kinds of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Trees, &c. of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Also, Some of the Indian Names of Places, and Many Familiar Words and Phrases, Translated Literally into English.
Halifax Nova Scotia Printing Company 1875 First Edition Hardcover 
Bound with Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa Tan Tula Uksakumamenoo Westowoolkw Sasoogoole Clistawit Ootenink Megumoweesimk by Silas Tertius Rand, Chebooktook [Halifax], 1871. 108pp; 126pp. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine rebacked, old inscription on the front free endpaper, sporadic annotations. Sabin 67760. ; 12mo 
Price: 900.00 USD
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156 Reynolds, J. N. Voyage of the United States Frigate Potomac, Under the Command of Commodore John Downes, During the Circumnavigation of the Globe, in the Years 1831, 1832, 1833, and 1834; Including a Particular Account of the Engagement at Quallah-Battoo, On the Coast of Sumatra; with All the Official Documents Relating to the Same.
New York Harper & Brothers 1835 First Edition Hardcover 
x, [1], vi-x, [1], 12-560pp + 32pp of publisher's advertisements. Original blue cloth stamped in gold on the spine panel. With engravings. Cloth is worn at the extremities and the spine panel is faded. Small stain to the lower edge of the first few leaves, plates show some splits at folds. A good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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157 Rhead, Louis, ed. The Speckled Brook Trout (Salvelinus Fontinalis) by Various Experts with Rod and Reel.
New York R. H. Russell 1902 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Rhead, Louis 
One of 350 copies printed on Van Gelder paper. Signed by the publisher on the limitation label. [14], 184pp. Full vellum with paper label on the spine, top edge gilt, others uncut. Color frontispiece, sixteen inserted plates and several in-text illustrations. Light wear to extremities, spine panel a bit darkened, tear to the paper label. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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158 Roberts, Ned H. The Muzzle-loading Cap Lock Rifle.
Manchester, NH The Granite State Press 1940 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Dark blue cloth stamped in silver on the front panel and the spine panel. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Light edge wear. A near fine copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 225.00 USD
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159 Roosevelt, Theodore Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail.
New York The Century Co. (1888) First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Remington, Frederic 
180pp. Original light brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold and darker brown on the front panel and the spine panel, and in darker brown on the rear panel, all edges gilt. Binding by George Wharton Edwards, signed on the front panel. Frontispiece and illustrations by Frederic Remington. The upper corner of the frontispiece is partially torn, a hint of foxing to endpapers. A bright, near fine copy. Howes R432. ; Quarto 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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160 Rosenbach, A. S. W. A Book Hunter's Holiday: Adventures with Books and Manuscripts.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1936 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 760 numbered copies. Signed by Rosenbach on the limitation page. Promotional brochure laid in. Black buckram with red labels lettered in gold affixed to the front and spine panel. A touch of fading to the spine panel else a fine copy. Comes in the original red slipcase which shows some shelf wear and a stain on the lower corner. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 200.00 USD
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