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221 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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The Whitney Stud., Whitney, William C.
222 Whitney, William C. The Whitney Stud.
New York Printed for the Author 1902 First Edition Hardcover 
xliv, 594pp. Brown half leather over green cloth, spine lettered in gold, all edges stained red. Small label affixed to front pastedown endpaper reads: "Compliments of Mr. William C. Whitney." Some rubbing and wear to corners and spine, mild discoloration and soiling to cloth. A very good copy. Podeschi 288.; Quarto 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Whitney Stud., Whitney, William C.
223 Whitney, William C. The Whitney Stud.
New York Printed for the Author 1902 First Edition Hardcover 
xliv, 594pp. Brown half morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gold, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Small label that reads: "Compliments of Mr. William C. Whitney" laid in. A touch of wear to the edges, uniformly toned leather on the sides. A bright, near fine copy. Podeschi 288.; Quarto 
Price: 650.00 USD
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224 Willich, A. F. M.; Mease, James The Domestic Encyclopaedia; or, a Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge. Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements. Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, both Familiar and Commercial. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts.
Philadelphia Published by William Young Birch, and Abraham Small 1803 First US Edition Hardcover 
In five volumes. xv, 506pp; vii, 519pp; 516pp; vi, 516pp; viii, 476, 35pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements. Contemporaray full calf, red morocco labels lettered in gold on the spines. With five inserted plates in volume 1, nine in volume 2, five in volume 3, five in volume 4, seven in volume 5, and several in-text illustrations. Previous owners' names on front free endpapers. Lacks two plates in volume 1, fairly heavy edge wear and rubbing. Mild foxing and some faint stains to text blocks. A good set. Uncommon. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds of the United States., Wilson, Alexander; Bonaparte, Charles Lucian
225 Wilson, Alexander; Bonaparte, Charles Lucian American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds of the United States.
Edinburgh Printed for Constable and Co. 1831 First Edition Hardcover 
In four volumes. xcvi, 271pp; ix, 334pp; viii, 320pp; x, 362pp. Original burgundy cloth with black labels lettered in gold on the spines. With five engraved plates. Edited by Robert Jameson. Some fading to covers and spine panels, very mild edge wear, a touch of foxing. A nice, very good+ set. ; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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226 Wilson, R. L. L. D. Nimschke Firearms Engraver.
Livonia, NY R & R Books 1992 First printing Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 1500 copies. Signed and inscribed by Wilson on the front free endpaper. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Quarto; Signed by Author 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Dissolution of Freddie., Wittman, Juliet; Anderson, Judy
227 Wittman, Juliet; Anderson, Judy The Dissolution of Freddie.
Denver X Press 1987 First Edition Hardcover 
The third X Press book. Edition limited to 50 copies, this being #5. Printed on Chandler & Price platen press with accompanying silk screened images. A fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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228 Woodforde-Finden, Amy; MacFadyen, Alexander; Downing, Lulu Jones; Young, Walter E. A Group of Four Signed and Inscribed Music Scores Presented by the Authors to Fellow Musician Mrs. Leda C. Steele.
Non-Book Signed by Author
The group includes the following: 1) A Crystal Heart; signed by Amy Woodforde-Finden under her name in purple ink, signed and inscribed on the upper edge: "Mrs Crawford-Steele / from Amy Woodforde-Finden." 2) Slumber Song; signed and inscribed on the upper left corner: "For Mrs. Leda Crawford Steele / With Holiday Greetings / From Alexander Mac Fadyen / Dec 25th 1912." 3) June; signed and inscribed on the lower right corner: "For Mrs Claude L. Steele / in appreciation of her interest in my songs / Lulu Jones Downing / March 1911." 4) Sacred Songs; signed and inscribed on the upper edge: "Mrs Steele / with compliments of Walter E. Young." Average condition is very good. A nice set of presentation items from various composers to noted Oklahoma musician Leda C. Steele. ; Sheet Music; Signed by Author 
Price: 450.00 USD
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229 Yeats, W. B. Essays.
New York The Macmillan Company 1924 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Signed by W. B. Yeats on the limitation page. viii, 538pp. Cloth backed boards with paper labels on the front panel and the spine panel. Light toning to the label on the spine panel, very minor toning to endpapers. A bright, fine copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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230 [Alaska] Report of the Governor of Alaska for the Fiscal Year 1888.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1889 First Edition Original wrappers 
56pp. Original wrappers. With a large foldout map of Alaska. Name on cover, two short tears along the spine. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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231 [American Law] Acts and Laws of the State of Connecticut, in America.
Hartford, CT Printed by Elisha Babcock 1786 Hardcover 
8, 5, 3, 346pp + index + 22 blanks. Contemporary sheepskin, red label lettered in gold on the spine. Old family information written on the last blank (detached but laid in). Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, lower corner of page 1 torn, partially affecting text. Covers and spine well worn. A good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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232 [American Law] The Journal of Law. Conducted by an Association of Members of the Bar.
Philadelphia Published at the Literary Rooms 1831 First Edition Hardcover 
Includes issues 1 to 24. 384pp + index. Contemporary full vellum stamped in blind on the covers, red leather label lettered in gold on the spine. Engraved title with the Hall of Independence. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Tiny label to spine, light soiling and some wear to covers, scattered foxing throughout. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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233 [Anne-Marguerite Petit du Noyer] Lettres Historiques et Galantes. Ouvrage Curieux.
Cologne Chez Pierre Marteau 1712-33 Hardcover 
In six volumes. 422pp; 446pp; 460pp; 440pp; 464pp; 548pp. Later paper covered boards with red labels lettered in gold on the spines. Title pages printed in red and black. Frontispieces. Volume six has eighteen plates, two of which are folding. Volumes 1 and 2 are fifth editions, revised and corrected; volumes 3 and 4 are second editions, revised and corrected; volumes 5 and 6 are first editions. Some wear to boards and extremities. Internally clean. Uncommon complete. In the French language. ; 24mo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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234 [Charles C. Jewett] A Catalogue of the Library of Brown University, in Providence, Rhode-Island. With an Index of Subjects.
Providence, RI 1843 First Edition Hardcover 
xxvi, 560pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spine. Wear to extremities, cloth is chipped along the edges, mild foxing to endpapers. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Passementier, contenant trente-deux Planches, a cause de trois doubles. (Lace Making Plates)., [Denis Diderot; Jean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alembert, eds.]
235 [Denis Diderot; Jean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alembert, eds.] Passementier, contenant trente-deux Planches, a cause de trois doubles. (Lace Making Plates).
Paris Briasson Hardcover 
Bound in blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Thirty-two engravings (some foldout) showing lace making techniques and tools. With explanatory notes for each plate. Text in French. Faint stain to the fore edge of some of the plates (not affecting the image), very mild foxing. A very good copy. ; Folio 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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236 [Engineering] The Building News and Engineering Journal. Volume the Forty-Ninth. July to December, 1885.
London The Office of the "Building News" 1885 First Edition Hardcover 
1066pp + numerous inserted plates. Contemporary brown cloth lettered in gold on the spine. Light wear to covers, a hint of foxing to fore edge, small stain to bottom edge. Internally clean. A very good copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 500.00 USD
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237 [Horace Raisson] Code gourmand. Manuel complet de gastronomie, contenant les lois, regles, applications et exemples de l'art de bien vivre. Quatrieme edition, revue et augmentee.
Bruxelles Aug. Wahlen 1829 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
198pp. Quarter calf over marbled boards. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. A near fine copy. In the French language. ; 16mo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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238 [John Dennys] The Secrets of Angling; Teaching the Choicest Tooles, Baits and Seasons, for the Taking of Any Fish, in Pond or River: Practised, and Familiarly Opened in Three Books. Augmented with Many Approved Experiments by W. Lauson.
London Reprinted for Robert Triphook 1811 Hardcover 
36pp + index. Green half morocco over marbled boards, fishing motifs stamped in gold on the corners and the spine. Light scattered foxing, inscription on the front pastedown endpaper, two old bookdealers' descriptions affixed to rear pastedown endpaper, leather shows wear, especially on the spine. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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A Letter from One of the People Call'd Quakers to Francis De Voltaire, Occasioned by His Remarks on that People in His Letters Concerning the English Nation., [Josiah Martin]
239 [Josiah Martin] A Letter from One of the People Call'd Quakers to Francis De Voltaire, Occasioned by His Remarks on that People in His Letters Concerning the English Nation.
London Printed and Sold by T. Sowle Raylton and Luke Hinde 1742 Second Edition Hardcover 
vii, 48pp. Old brown half calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gold. Front board partially split, some edge wear. Small bookseller blind stamp on the front free endpaper. A good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Reales ordenanzas para la direccion, régimen y gobierno del importante cuerpo de la mineria de Nueva-España, y de su real tribunal general. De orden de su Magestad., [New Spain]
240 [New Spain] Reales ordenanzas para la direccion, régimen y gobierno del importante cuerpo de la mineria de Nueva-España, y de su real tribunal general. De orden de su Magestad.
Madrid 1789 First Edition Hardcover 
xlvi, 214pp. Contemporary quarter leather over marbled boards. Large heraldic engraved flyleaf. Heavy wear to extremities, dampstain affecting the fore edge of the text block. "A rare and valuable compendium of the old mining laws and mineral customs printed only for the use of the parties concerned, and prepared by Josef de Galvez." Sabin 56260. ; Quarto 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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