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A Concise History of the County and City of Chester, from the Most Authentic and Respectable Authors; with Descriptive and Lively Observations on the Manners, Customs, & c. of the Inhabitants., Various Authors
201 Various Authors A Concise History of the County and City of Chester, from the Most Authentic and Respectable Authors; with Descriptive and Lively Observations on the Manners, Customs, & c. of the Inhabitants.
London J. Fletcher (1791) Hardcover 
116pp; 24pp. Half leather over marbled boards. Includes one foldout map with the ground plan of the city and the suburbs of Chester. Also includes Life of St. Werburgh, the Memorable Founder of the Cathedral of Chester, Containing Several Historical Facts, Worthy the Notice of the Traveller and the Man of Letters. Extremely pronounced wear to covers and spine; text block is clean with mild foxing and two small stains. A good copy.; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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202 Various Authors A Political and Satyrical History of the Years 1756, 1757, 1758, and 1759. In a Series of One Hundred Humorous and Entertaining Prints.
London Printed for E. Morris Hardcover 
In two parts. 15pp + plates; 8pp + plates (ninety total plates out of one hundred). Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Front joint cracked, heavy wear. Lacks plates #18, 29, 39, 40, 41, 45, 46, 57, 58, and 74. Corner loss to title of part II, small stain to bottom edge. A good copy. ; 24mo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Collection Academique, composée des mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célébres Académies & Sociétés Littéraires Etrangeres... Tome II?., Various Authors
203 Various Authors Collection Academique, composée des mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célébres Académies & Sociétés Littéraires Etrangeres... Tome II?.
Dijon Chez Desventes 1755 First Edition Hardcover 
822pp. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with raised bands, decorated in gold with floral motifs and with brown morocco label lettered in gold, all edges red, marbled endpapers. With fifteen foldout plates. Lacks title and first two or three leaves, a couple of stains to the boards, joints partially split. Internally very clean with the occasional spot. A fair copy. In the French language. ; Quarto 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Collection Academique, composée des mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célébres Académies & Sociétés Littéraires Etrangeres... Tome III., Various Authors
204 Various Authors Collection Academique, composée des mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célébres Académies & Sociétés Littéraires Etrangeres... Tome III.
Dijon Chez Desventes 1755 First Edition Hardcover 
788pp. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with raised bands, decorated in gold with floral motifs and with brown morocco label lettered in gold, all edges red, marbled endpapers. With nineteen foldout plates. A couple of stains to the boards, joints partially split. Internally very clean with the occasional spot. A good copy. In the French language. ; Quarto 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Collection Academique, composée des mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célébres Académies & Sociétés Littéraires Etrangeres... Tome IV de la Partie Etrangere., Various Authors
205 Various Authors Collection Academique, composée des mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célébres Académies & Sociétés Littéraires Etrangeres... Tome IV de la Partie Etrangere.
Dijon Chez Desventes 1757 First Edition Hardcover 
xliii, 647pp. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with raised bands, decorated in gold with floral motifs and with brown morocco label lettered in gold, all edges red, marbled endpapers. With thirty-five foldout plates. A couple of stains to the boards, joints partially split, front hinge weak. Internally very clean with the occasional spot. A good copy. In the French language. ; Quarto 
Price: 500.00 USD
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206 Various Authors Collection Academique, composée des mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célébres Académies & Sociétés Littéraires Etrangeres... Tome V de la Partie Etrangere.
Dijon Chez Desventes 1758 First Edition Hardcover 
xl, 673pp. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with raised bands, decorated in gold with floral motifs and with brown morocco label lettered in gold, all edges red, marbled endpapers. With thirty-six foldout plates. Small stain to fore edge and to lower edges of the boards, rear joint partially split. Internally very clean with the occasional spot. A good+ copy. In the French language. ; Quarto 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series I., Various Authors
207 Various Authors Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series I.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1894-1917 First Edition Hardcover 
The complete twenty-seven volume set. Original blue cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in gold on the spines. Illustrated. Very mild wear to extremities, a couple of loose leaves. Overall a near fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, etc. The Third Series. January-June 1828., Various Authors
208 Various Authors The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, etc. The Third Series. January-June 1828.
London Printed for and Published by R. Ackermann 1828 First Edition Hardcover 
376pp. Red half morocco over marbled boards, spine elaborately decorated in gold and blind with gold lettering, marbled edges. Complete with numerous hand-colored engraved plates of scenery, fashion, and more. Very minor foxing, otherwise clean. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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The Exploration of the World. Three Volume Set., Verne, Jules
209 Verne, Jules The Exploration of the World. Three Volume Set.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1879-81 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Benett, Leon and others 
First US hardcover edition. The set includes: 1) Famous Travels and Travelers; xviii, 432pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements starting with Hector Servadac; original dark brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black on the front panel and on the spine panel; with illustrations by Benett, Philippoteaux, and with fac-similes of ancient drawings; fraying to spine head, rubbing to spine heel and corner tips; a very good+ copy. 2) The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century; xvi, 409pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements; original dark brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black on the front panel and on the spine panel; with illustrations by Benett, Philippoteaux, Matthis, and maps by Matthis and Morieu; fraying to spine head, rubbing to extremities, small stain to front panel, corner tear to front free endpaper; a very good copy. 3) The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century; xv, 378pp; original brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the side panel; with illustrations by Benett, and 57 fac-similes from early manuscripts and maps by Matthis and Morieu; fraying to spine head, light rubbing to extremities, number on front pastedown endpaper, pencil inscription on flyleaf; a very good+ copy. Overall a nice set, better than usually found. Gallagher, Mistichelli and Van Eerde C11. Taves and Michaluk V067. ; Octavo 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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210 Verplanck, Colvin State of New York. Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York, for the Year 1873.
Albany, NY Weed, Parsons and Company 1874 First Edition Hardcover 
306pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gold on the spine panel. Complete with all the plates. A bright, near fine copy with a touch of discoloration to the upper edge of the front panel. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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The Philosophical Dictionary, for the Pocket, Translated from the French Edition. Corrected by the Author., Voltaire
211 Voltaire The Philosophical Dictionary, for the Pocket, Translated from the French Edition. Corrected by the Author.
Catskill, NY J. & M. Croswel 1796 Hardcover 
[8], 336pp. Contemporary full calf with red label lettered in gold on the spine. Title portrait. Front joint partially split, rubbing and wear to edges, owner's name on the front free endpaper. A good copy. ; 16mo 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Racing in America 1866-1921., Vosburgh, W. S.
212 Vosburgh, W. S. Racing in America 1866-1921.
New York Privately Printed for the Jockey Club 1922 First Edition Hardcover 
x, 249pp. Cloth backed boards, paper label with title affixed to spine panel. Frontispiece and fifty-five inserted plates. Wear to corner tips, some rubbing and discoloration to cloth, two small tears to paper label. Internally clean. A very good copy. ; Folio 
Price: 800.00 USD
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Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the Collection of William Woodward., Vosburgh, W. S., ed.
213 Vosburgh, W. S., ed. Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the Collection of William Woodward.
[New York] Privately Printed / Ernest R. Gee 1929 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. vii, 297pp. Full red morocco binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. With sixty-eight engraved plates from the original art in William Woodward collection. Very light overall wear. A bright, near fine copy. Frazier V-4-a. Siegel 22. ; Quarto 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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Racing in America 1665-1979. Six Volume Set., Vosburgh, W. S.; Rudy, William H.; Hervey, John; Kelley, Robert F.
214 Vosburgh, W. S.; Rudy, William H.; Hervey, John; Kelley, Robert F. Racing in America 1665-1979. Six Volume Set.
New York Privately Printed for the Jockey Club 1922-1980 First Edition Hardcover 
Four volumes have cloth backed board, two are full cloth. All have title labels on the spines. Profusely illustrated. Mild wear to the extremities, one volume has mild rubbing to the sides, one has a newspaper article taped on the front pastedown endpaper. A nice, near fine set. ; Folio 
Price: 2650.00 USD
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The Lea and Dove Edition, Being the 100th Edition of the Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation., Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles
215 Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles The Lea and Dove Edition, Being the 100th Edition of the Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation.
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1888 Limited Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the editor R. B. Marston. In 2 volumes. Cloth backed boards with paper labels lettered in red and black on the spine. With fifty-four photogravures and about 100 woodcuts. Light wear to corner tips, front hinge of volume one is a bit loose, two short tears to spine heads, mild foxing to front endpapers of volume two. A nice set. ; Quarto; Signed by Editor 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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Driving., Ware, Francis M. and others
216 Ware, Francis M. and others Driving.
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1903 First Edition Hardcover 
x, 319pp + index. Original decorated green cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut. Frontispiece and numerous inserted plates with b&w photographs and drawings. Front hinge a bit weak, light wear to extremities, previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. A very good copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 350.00 USD
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217 Warner, Lucien C.; Nichols, Josephine Genung, eds. The Descendants of Andrew Warner.
New Haven, CT The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co. 1919 First Edition Hardcover 
vi, 804pp. Brown cloth stamped in gold on the spine. Front hinge a bit weak, previous owners' names on the front pastedown endpaper. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Essays on Gothic Architecture. Illustrated with Twelve Plates of Ornaments, &c., Selected from Ancient Buildings; Calculated to Exhibit the Various Styles of Different Periods. [Bound with] A Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England, During  the Middle Ages, with Ten Illustrative Plates., Warton, T.; Bentham, J.; Milner, J., and others
218 Warton, T.; Bentham, J.; Milner, J., and others Essays on Gothic Architecture. Illustrated with Twelve Plates of Ornaments, &c., Selected from Ancient Buildings; Calculated to Exhibit the Various Styles of Different Periods. [Bound with] A Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England, During the Middle Ages, with Ten Illustrative Plates.
London Printed by S. Gosnell / Printed for J. Taylor 1802 / 1811 Hardcover 
xxiii, 150pp; xix, 135pp. Modern red half calf over marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. Marbled edges. Engraved frontispiece and twelve inserted plates in the first volume; engraved frontispiece and nine inserted plates in the second volume. The first title is a second edition, to which is added a list of the cathedrals of England, with their dimensions and two plates not present in the first edition. Sporadic foxing, some pencil annotation. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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219 Welty, Eudora One Time, One Place. Mississippi in the Depression: A Snapshot Album.
New York Random House 1971 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Cloth. Signed by Eudora Welty on the title page. Light spotting to cloth on the rear panel. A near fine copy in near fine price-clipped dustjacket with two short, closed tears and mild wear. ; Square octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 300.00 USD
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220 Wentworth, Lady Thoroughbred Racing Stock and Its Ancestors. The Authentic Origin of Pure Blood. Many Choices Concerning the Horses of the World with Additional Chapters from the Notes of the Late Lady Anne Blunt (15th Baroness Wentworth) and Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, on the Arabian Breed, Collected, Edited, and Enlarged, with a History of the Thoroughbred Racehorse and the Horses of the East and the West.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1938 Hardcover 
475pp. Original bright red decorated cloth lettered in gold on the spine. With 388 plates in half-tone and 21 plates in colour, and many diagrams in the text. Also includes a large foldout map. Light edge wear, mild fading to spine panel, a couple of smudges to front panel. A bright, near fine copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 350.00 USD
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