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81 Gow, Kenneth Letters of a Soldier.
New York Herbert B. Covert 1920 First Edition Hardcover 
457pp + advertisement. Original olive green pictorial cloth lettered in black on the spine. Pictorial frontispiece and b&w illustrations. Kenneth Gow was a Lieutenant in the Machine Gun Co., 107th U. S. Infantry and a member of the 7th Regiment, National Guard, New York. He was killed in action on October 17, 1918. Slight spine slant, book title penned on the bottom edge of the text block, some pencil annotations. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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82 Green, F. H. Old English Clocks, Being a Collector's Observations on Some Seventeenth Century Clocks.
Ditchling Common St Dominics Press 1931 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies, this being #96. 89pp. Quarter leather over green cloth. With over fifty plates taken from photographs of the finest specimens. Lacking backstrip. Minor dampstain to upper edge not affecting text, otherwise internally clean. A good+ copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 500.00 USD
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83 Greener, W. W. Choke-Bore Guns, and How to Load for All Kinds of Game.
London Cassell, Petter & Galpin [1876] First Edition Hardcover 
215, 24, xv, 4pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. With two large foldout plates in the front and rear pocket, three foldout plates and two foldout tables. With the bookplate of noted collector, bibliophile and founder of the Acorn Club Frederick W. Skiff on the front pastedown endpaper and the stamp of Henry C. Squires, American agent and importer for W. W. Greener, on the title page. Name on the front free endpaper, front hinge a bit soft. A very good+ copy. Riling 996. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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84 Greener, W. W. The Gun and Its Development; with Notes on Shooting.
London Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1884 Second Edition Hardcover 
Second edition revised and enlarged. 740pp + ads. Original green cloth stamped in black and gold. Illustrated. Light toning to text block. The book was recased and endpapers replaced. A very good copy. Riling 1088. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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85 Grosz, George Autograph Letter Signed.
Non-Book Signed by Author
A nice handwritten and signed letter by George Grosz addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Bailey of Fo'castle Farm, Burnt Hills, NY, in which he thanks them for a gift received in appreciation of his work. The letter is dated October 1946 and comes with the original envelope. ; Letters; Signed by Author 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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86 Grote, Augustus Radcliffe An Illustrated Essay on the Noctuidae of North America; with "a Colony of Butterflies."
London John Van Voorst 1882 First Edition Hardcover 
85pp. Original blue cloth lettered in gold on the spine panel. With four color plates. Neat bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Light wear to corner tips and spine ends. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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87 Guigard, Joannis Nouvel armorial du bibliophile. Guide de l'amateur des livres armories.
Paris Emile Rondeau, Libraire 1890 Hardcover 
Two volumes bound in one. Contemporary full red morocco, spine with raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. From the collection of Fletcher Battershall with his bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper and bound by him. Original wrappers preserved. With hundreds of illustrations of bookplates. Spine a bit faded, a few scuffs to leather along the edges. A very good+ copy. In the French language. ; Quarto 
Price: 400.00 USD
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88 Haemmerle, Albert Buntpapier: Herkommen, Geschichte Techniken, Beziehungen zur Kunst.
Munchen Georg D. W. Callwey 1961 Hardcover 
249pp. Cloth backed boards. Light toning to pages else a fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with mild shelf wear. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color and with marbled paper samples. Text in German. ; Quarto 
Price: 250.00 USD
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89 Haig-Brown, Roderick; Wahl, Ralph Come Wade the River: The Photography of Ralph Wahl.
Seattle Superior Publishing Company 1971 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Signed by the authors on the title page. Cloth. A fine copy in slipcase. ; Quarto; Signed by Author 
Price: 200.00 USD
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90 Hall, Basil Forty Etchings, from Sketches Made with the Camera Lucida, in North America, in 1827 and 1828. Fourth Edition.
Edinburgh / London Cadell & Co. / Simpkin & Marshall, and Moon 1830 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
Unpaginated. Original paper covered boards. Foldout engraved color map of the United States and Canada. Large chips to spine, boards are soiled. Some scattered foxing throughout. A very good- copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 650.00 USD
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91 Hamill, Clarice Mexican Bouquet.
[Chicago] The Pocahontas Press 1946 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 205 copies. 97, [9]pp. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine, yellow endpapers. With forty hand-coloured illustrations. Faint ring marks on the front panel. A near fine copy. Noted collector Philip Hofer's copy with his tiny bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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92 Hartopp, Henry, ed. Roll of the Mayors of the Borough and Lord Mayors of the City of Leicester, 1209 to 1935. With Biographical, Genealogical, Heraldic and Historical Data.
Leicester Edgar Backus First Edition Hardcover 
292pp. Brown half morocco over cloth stamped with the arms of Leicester in gold, spine with raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold, top edge gilt. Signed and inscribed on the flyleaf by Jonathan North, Mayor of Leicester from 1914 to 1918, and whose portrait is inserted facing page 236. Color frontispiece and fifteen inserted plates. Light wear to corners and spine. A very good+ copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Spirit of Hebrew Poetry., Herder, J. G.
93 Herder, J. G. The Spirit of Hebrew Poetry.
Burlington, VT Edward Smith 1833 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. 293pp + erratum; 320pp. Later half calf over marbled boards, spines lettered and ruled in gold. Translated by James Marsh. Library blind stamp to titles. A very good set. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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94 Hervey, Charles The Theatres of Paris. Illustrated with Original Portraits of Eminent Living Actresses by Alexandre Lacauchie.
Paris Galignani and Co. 1846 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Lacauchie, Alexandre 
396pp + errata and addenda. Paper covered boards. Presentation copy inscribed on the front cover by the author to the illustrator. Frontispiece and eight inserted portraits. Lacks spine, stain to upper edge affecting about one third of the text block. A fair copy. Uncommon signed. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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95 Hodges, Edward M. Hodges' American Bank Note Safe-Guard; Giving Facsimile Descriptions of Upwards of Ten Thousand Bank Notes, Embracing Every Genuine Note Issued in the United States and Canada. Revised and Corrected, and Arranged Geographically and Alphabetically.
New York Edward M. Hodges 1863 Hardcover 
340pp. Revised edition. Light brown cloth stamped in gold on the cover. Cloth is faded, wear and several short tears to spine, cover partially split at spine, soiling to lower edge of front cover. Some foxing to text block, small loss to front free endpaper and flyleaf, tear to page 3. A fair copy of an uncommon title. ; Quarto 
Price: 650.00 USD
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Military Tactics: Adapted to the Different Corps in the United States, According to the Latest Improvements, Compiled by J. Holbrook, Instructer in Mathematics and Tactics in the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy, and Formerly Brigade Major and Inspector of Infantry., Holbrook, John
96 Holbrook, John Military Tactics: Adapted to the Different Corps in the United States, According to the Latest Improvements, Compiled by J. Holbrook, Instructer in Mathematics and Tactics in the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy, and Formerly Brigade Major and Inspector of Infantry.
Middletown, CT E. & H. Clark 1826 First Edition Hardcover 
344pp. Modern red half calf over marbled boards, sides decorated in blind, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. Engraved portrait frontispiece and view of the A. L. S. & M. Academy of Middletown, CT, twelve inserted plates. Some scattered foxing throughout, name on title. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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97 Humboldt, Alexander de Researches, Concerning the Institutions & Monuments, of the Ancient Inhabitants of America, and Descriptions & Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras!
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown 1814 First British Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. iv, 411pp; 324pp. Contemporary full calf, covers decorated in gold and blind, and with the crest of the Ellis family stamped in gold, edges decorated in gold, spines with five raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold and blind, gilt inner dentelles, marbled edges. Engraved title and twenty plates on nineteen sheets. With the bookplate of the Honourable George Welbore Ellis on the front pastedown endpapers. Date and later small owner labels also on the front pastedowns. Light wear to the edges, a few scuffs to leather but overall a nice and clean very good+ set. Sabin 33751. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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The Construction of Heavy Ordnance. A Plea for the Thorough and Crucial Test of American Cast-Iron, by the Construction and Proof of Rifled Guns of Large Caliber. Submitted to the Board on Heavy Ordnance Appointed by Act of Congress, Approved March 3, 1881., Hunt, William P.
98 Hunt, William P. The Construction of Heavy Ordnance. A Plea for the Thorough and Crucial Test of American Cast-Iron, by the Construction and Proof of Rifled Guns of Large Caliber. Submitted to the Board on Heavy Ordnance Appointed by Act of Congress, Approved March 3, 1881.
Boston Forbes Lithograph Company 1882 First Edition Hardcover 
xi, 82pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gold on the front panel. With four foldout plates. Some soiling to cloth, correction in pen on one page. A very good copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 250.00 USD
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99 Huntington, Randolph History in Brief of "Leopard" and "Linden," General Grant's Arabian Stallions, Presented to Him by the Sultan of Turkey in 1879. Also Their Sons "General Beale," "Hegira," and "Islam," Bred by Randolph Huntington. Also Reference to the Celebrated Stallion "Henry Clay."
[Philadelphia] J. B. Lippincott Company 1885 First Edition Hardcover 
66pp. Original green cloth stamped in gold on the front panel, all edges gilt. Frontispiece and four inserted plates. Some small faint spots to cloth, front board very slightly warped. A bright, very good+ copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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The Letters of Governor Hutchinson, and Lieut. Governor Oliver, &c. Printed at Boston, and Remarks Thereon. With the Assembly's Address, and the Proceedings of the Lords Committee of Council. Together with the Substance of Mr. Wedderburn's Speech Relating to Those Letters. And the Report of the Lords Committee to His Majesty in Council., Hutchinson, Thomas; Oliver, Andrew
100 Hutchinson, Thomas; Oliver, Andrew The Letters of Governor Hutchinson, and Lieut. Governor Oliver, &c. Printed at Boston, and Remarks Thereon. With the Assembly's Address, and the Proceedings of the Lords Committee of Council. Together with the Substance of Mr. Wedderburn's Speech Relating to Those Letters. And the Report of the Lords Committee to His Majesty in Council.
London Printed for J. Wilkie 1774 Second Edition Hardcover 
142pp. Later brown half polished calf over marbled boards, covers decorated in gold, spine lettered and decorated in gold, marbled endpapers. A clean, near fine copy with a few small scuffs to the covers. "Publication of these letters -- copies of which Franklin had secured in London -- fanned revolutionary sentiment in America more than any other book of the period," Howes H851. Sabin 34072.; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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