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(Juvenile.) MAUPERTUY (Jean-Baptiste Drouet de, tr...

Elémens Historiques, Ou Méthode Courte Et F...

Publisher: Paris: André Cailleau,
Publication date: 1730

2 vols., woodcut head- and tail-pieces, a trifle browned in places, one letter has failed to print on p. 237 in vol. ii (the first letter of the last line), More

Price: £650.00

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Lloyd George (David, first Earl Lloyd-George of Dw...

Typed letter signed,

Publisher: 25th October
Publication date: 1911

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Price: £1,500.00

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Olinger (Paul)

Iuris artis totius,

Publisher: Strasbourg: Blasius, Fabricius,
Publication date: 1555

fine woodcut portrait of the author on verso of title, a full-page engraving of his arms opposite, woodcut initials, the woodcuts doctored in black ink at some point, not ruining them entirely, or eve... More

Price: £900.00

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Garey (Samuel)

Great Brittans little Calendar: or, Triple Di...

Publisher: Printed by Iohn Beale for Henry Fetherstone, and Iohn Parker,
Publication date: 1618

4 parts in 1 vol., woodcut initials and headpieces, "Cæsaris hostes", "Amphitheatrum scelerum", and "A short dissvvasiue from poperie" each have separate dated title page; pagination and register are... More

Price: £750.00

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(Chapbook.) THE NEW HISTORY OF THE TROJAN WARS

No title

Publisher: Printed for Sarah Bates, at the Sun and Bible in Giltspur-Street; and James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London Bridge,
Publication date: 1735

with a woodcut frontispiece, depicting Hercules, and a woodcut frontispiece to the 2-4 books, in the text, advertisements on the recto, More

Price: £2,000.00

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Sallust

Salustio Cathilinario, y Iugurta.

Publisher: Antwerp: Martin Nuyts,
Publication date: 1554

woodcut printer's device on title, title a bit browned around the edges, More

Price: £1,500.00

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(Erotica. Prostitution.) [MOET (Jean-Pierre)]

Code de Cythere,

Publisher: A Erotopolis: chez le Dieu Harpocrates, à l'enseigne de la Nuit. L'an du monde 7746
Publication date: [i. e. Paris 1746]

FIRST EDITION, woodcut ornaments, complete with half-title, More

Price: £750.00

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[Washington (George)] [CALDWELL (Charles)]

[drop head title] An Elegiac Poem on the Deat...

Publisher: [Philadelphia: Samuel F. Bradford],
Publication date: 1800

broadside, verse of 252 lines, printed on cream-coloured silk, text in three columns, surrounded by an ornamental border and with a cartouche at the head featuring 2 putti and emblems of war, split ho... More

Price: £7,500.00

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Columnis (Guido de)

Historia destructionis Troiae.

Publisher: [The Netherlands (Utrecht?)]: [Printer of Alexander Magnus (Gerardus de Leempt?)], about
Publication date: [1477-79]

complete with initial and final blank leaves, 34 lines of type to a page, page numbers (1-128, not counting initial blank and the last three leaves), and initial capitals supplied in red ink (the firs... More

Price: £45,000.00

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Pankhurst (E. Sylvia)

Eritrea on the Eve.

Publisher: New Times and Ethiopia News,
Publication date: [1952]

FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 28 photographic plates with 3 maps at rear, gentle toning to page-borders throughout, More

Price: £450.00

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