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 [BURN, RICHARD], An Abridgment of Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. To Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing Some General Rules and Directions Necessary to Be Known and Observed by All Justices of the Peace.
[BURN, RICHARD]
An Abridgment of Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. To Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing Some General Rules and Directions Necessary to Be Known and Observed by All Justices of the Peace.
Boston: Joseph Greenleaf, 1773. Leather. ISBN: 0060152583. An abridgment of this book of legal definitions from pre-Revolutionary Massachusetts Bay colony, summarizing the principal laws and defining legal terms of the time. The entries are presented in alphabetical order, from 'accessory' to 'woman'. In his introduction, the publisher has taken pains to explain that regulations specific to England and Scotland have been removed and that this is a book intended for use by Americans. Page 345 mis-numbered as 145. Appendix with general rules, directions and formats to be used in legal settings. Single leaf at rear of volume with ads both sides touting publisher's other offerings. --- With an inked notation on the front free endpaper, dated 1776, stating that this book was given as a gift in memory of 'the Hon. John (Thomas Esq Descarte) who was a Major General in the Continental Army.' Two 1780 marriages are noted on the verso of the ffep. --- In full pigskin covers with tooling to edges. Five raised spine bands. A new leather label with gilt titling has been affixed to spine. Pages quite bright though tanned at margins. (NOTE: A tear to front hinge has been professionally repaired and reinforced prior to this listing.); Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 386, (2, ads) pages. Very Good- .
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Book number: 83792
USD 975.00 [Appr.: EURO 829.75 | £UK 745.25 | JP¥ 103458]
Keywords: >>American History & Politics >>Law and Economics

 , Art Series, National Museum, Bangkok: Set No. 1, Sculpture; Set No. 2, Ceramics (32 Color Postcards)
Art Series, National Museum, Bangkok: Set No. 1, Sculpture; Set No. 2, Ceramics (32 Color Postcards)
Bangkok, Thailand: National Museum, Bangkok. . Two packs of 16 (each) 6" x 4" color postcards displaying treasures from the National Museum in Bangkok, Thailand. The first set is of sculptures, some dating to the 4th century A.D.; the second is ceramics, depicting bowls, pots and kettles. Each set with explanatory cards, one in English and one in Thai. --- The cards are housed in stiff cardstock packages, with smaller thumbnail illustrations of the cards on cover. Both sets are bright and undamaged.. Near Fine .
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Book number: 84103
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1273]
Keywords: >>Art & Architecture

 
[BARTHOLOMEW, JOHN GEORGE]
Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography (Everyman's Library #451)
London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co, Inc, 1910. Hardcover. A 1910 issuance of the 1907 edition. A collection of 27 fold-out colored maps of the Mediterranean area, Asia Minor, Africa and other areas of interest in the study of classical literature of authors such as Herodotus, Livy, Caesar, Gibbon, etc. The maps are the product of Scottish cartographer John George Batholomew (who is not specifically credited in this edition). With an uncredited introduction, and an index which takes up about half of the volume. Number 451 in Everyman's Library catalog in their Travel and Topography series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt titling & floral decorations to cover and spine, ornate Knowles woodcut illustrations to title and frontis pages and to endpapers, top edge gilt, fragile sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark and rounded corners. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With chafing to leather at spine ends and cover top edges, with a rather discreet rubberstamping by a prior owner. The leather covers are somewhat fragile, binding remains tight. PLEASE NOTE: The leather covering of this item is quite fragile and is susceptible to damage such as flaking, powdering or disintegration.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; xi, (27), 93 pages. Good+ with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 84086
USD 41.50 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31.75 | JP¥ 4404]
Keywords: >>Maps and Atlases >>Everyman's Library Editions >>Greek & Roman Classics

 
[HALIBURTON, THOMAS CHANDLER]
The Attaché; or Sam Slick in England (New Revised Edition)
New York: Dick and Fitzgerald, [c.1870s-1900s]. Hardcover. An undated, revised edition of Thomas Chandler Haliburton's humorous 1843 novel. This work was one of several featuring the author's Sam Slick character, whose sayings became popular. Some of them, such as "it's raining cats and dogs", "quick as a wink", and "facts are stranger than fiction", though attributed to Sam Slick, probably preceded him. Haliburton was a Nova Scotia judge who emigrated to England. His name does not appear in this book, which might have been published c.1870s-1900s. --- In gold cloth covers with illustrations and titling in blind to cover and spine. An entry in publisher's "Library of Sam Slick's Works". --- The covers are coated in clear hard shell glaze and spine titling isn't especially readable. Interior is relatively bright, but with usual foxing to leaves, darkened corner of front cover. Front free endpaper with a couple of open tears; dampstains to most leaves. Scarce in this edition.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 359 pages. Good+ with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 82376
USD 34.50 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3661]
Keywords: >>Classic Fiction, Literature >>Humor, Puzzles, Diversions

 , The Beck Collection: German Expressionist & Modern Art, Sotheby's London, October 8 & 9, 2002 (Five Volume Softcover Set in Slipcase)
The Beck Collection: German Expressionist & Modern Art, Sotheby's London, October 8 & 9, 2002 (Five Volume Softcover Set in Slipcase)
London: Sotheby's, 2002. Softcover. A set of 5 softcover volumes detailing the extensive holdings of Germany's Beck family, prior to sale at Sotheby's auctions in October 2002 in London. The collection of German Expressionist and Modern Art was assembled beginning in the 1920s by Paul Beck, and continued by his son Helmut Beck and grandson Professor Dr. Rainer Beck, who supplies an essay about the collection in volume I. The many paintings, drawings and sculptures are pictured in color (some folding out), along with details about the artists, provenance, expected prices to be realized and other pertinent details. --- The five volumes each with color image of a representative piece from the collection; and housed in shared slipcase which is covered in white paper. --- This set in excellent condition: bright and newish. Same goes for the slipcase.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; 128, 168, 112, 116, 80 pages. Fine .
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Book number: 83865
USD 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.5 | £UK 33.75 | JP¥ 4669]
Keywords: >>Art & Architecture

 
Biblischer Katechismus über Die Hauptlehren Der Heiligen Schrift; English-German (Bible Catechism of the Main Teachings of Scripture)
Cincinnati, Ohio/New York: Jennings and Graham/Eaton and Mains, 1904. Hardcover. A unique, compact German-English Christian catechism offering Q-and-A style lessons in both languages side-by-side on verso and recto sides of the leaves. The German entries are in Fraktur (gothic) typeface. Volume in dark blue cloth-covered boards w/titling on cover in white lettering. Includes an appendix, all in German, containing psalms and hymn lyrics. Unusual pagination scheme uses same number for a given page in its German version and for the English equivalent. --- Fragile volume is quite loose but still intact, though a leaf has worked free. With previous owner's signature at front free endpaper; inked notations and lists of catechism class attendees at last two pages of volume. Occasional penciled notes within the book. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 59 pages. Fair with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 75634
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2653]
Keywords: >>Religion and Spirituality

 
The Bluebird Books Book Bag: 2 Each (American Made)
New York. Cloth. A pair (2 each) of these heavy-duty bags for hauling your books around, and they also work great for groceries. The bags are made from 100% natural, unbleached cotton; with gusseted sides and a flat bottom. With lock-stitched sewing and heavy-duty cloth handles; the bags fold flat and are machine washable. The fabric weight is a strong 10 ounce canvas duck and can easily hold 40 pounds (19 kilos). Made in USA, and measuring 12 inches wide x 16 inches tall x 6 inches deep. Silkscreened in dark blue with the logo of Bluebird Books of Littleton, Colorado.; 12" wide x 16" tall x 6" deep. New .
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Book number: 79501
USD 24.99 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2652]

 
The Brearley Bulletin Fall 1981
New York: The Brearley School. Stapled wraps. Highlights of the events at the New York City school and with information on the Class of 1981. In good shape, but with inkings on one page and some rubbing on the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 74321
USD 25.50 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2706]

 
British Steam Locomotives: A Colourmaster Publication
St. Ives, Huntingdon, U.K.: Photo Precision Ltd, [c.1970s]. Stapled wraps. ISBN: 0859330281. A slim booklet profiling many of the steam locomotives in use in the British Isles from 1829 to 1951. In all, the power units of 30 British lines are featured, each with a color illustration of a locomotive, and the emblem of the railroad which put it into service. --- A softcover copy in stapled wraps. Booklet in very nice condition; clean and bright but with lengthy gift inscription inked to inside of front cover.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 32 pages. Very Good .
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Book number: 82720
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1061]
Keywords: 0859330281 >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation

 
Colorado Counties, 1963
New York: Colorado State Association of County Commissioners, 1963. Softcover. ISBN: 0307431150. A county-by-county guide to the 63 governmental subdivisions of Colorado in 1963. Presented alphabetically by county, with black & white photos throughout. With a fold-out map showing areas of the state which are comprised of publicly-owned lands. --- In yellow softcovers, with color photo of Aspen area's Maroon Bells to cover. --- A bright, clean, tight copy but with rubberstamping and price sticker to cover; along with a little soiling.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 142 pages. Very Good .
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Book number: 82791
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1061]
Keywords: >>History of Colorado & the Old West

 
Dans la Retraite
Paris: Librairie Sandoz & Fischbacher, N.D.. Hardcover. Stated second edition. A book of meditations on the Gospel, written entirely in French and with no attribution as to author, editor or date of publication. Likely published early 20th century. --- In half calf over maroon and gold marbled paper. In nice condition, but with lengthy inscription on front free endpaper and light soiling/rubbing to covers. --------- Deuxiéme Édition. Un livre de méditations sur l'Evangile, entièrement écrit en français et sans attribution à l'auteur, l'éditeur ou la date de publication. Probablement publié début du 20ème siècle. --- En demi-veau sur papier marbré marron et or. En bon état, mais avec de longues inscription sur page de garde libre avant et les salissures légères / frotter aux couvertures.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 245 pages. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 76556
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2122]
Keywords: >>Religion and Spirituality

 
Distinctive Denver: The Romance of an American Capital
Denver: The Denver Chamber of Commerce, 1926. Softcover. A charming booklet touting the sights of Denver, Colorado and surrounding Rocky Mountains. With numerous b&w photos depicting notable buildings and mountain scenes. --- In stiff blue paper wraps. In good shape, though with back cover crease and a little yellowing to leaves. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 64 pages. Very Good- with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 78557
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1167]
Keywords: >>History of Colorado & the Old West

 [EMERSON, CHARLES WESLEY], EDITOR, Evolution of Expression: A Compilation of Selections Illustrating the Four Stages of Development in Art As Applied to Oratory (Volume I Only of 4-Vol. Set)
[EMERSON, CHARLES WESLEY], EDITOR
Evolution of Expression: A Compilation of Selections Illustrating the Four Stages of Development in Art As Applied to Oratory (Volume I Only of 4-Vol. Set)
Boston: Emerson College of Oratory, 1900. Hardcover. Volume I only of the four-volume set containing excerpts from all manner of famous writings; from those of Charles Dickens to Shakespeare to Alfred, Lord Tennyson and many others. The content of the books formed the core of the curriculum of the Emerson College of Oratory, founded by Charles Wesley Emerson, who edited the series (though uncredited in this volume). With a frontis image Daniel Webster. --- Stated 12th edition, 1900. In brick red cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on covers. All edges stained in red. --- With light soiling to covers and prior owner's signatures to a couple of leaves, otherwise a firm and sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 107 pages. Very Good .
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Book number: 80823
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1061]
Keywords: >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought >>Education & Academia

 [MEEKER, NATHAN C.], First Annual Report of the Union Colony of Colorado: Including a History of the Town of Greeley, from Its Date of Settlement to the Present Time, with Descriptive Chapters
[MEEKER, NATHAN C.]
First Annual Report of the Union Colony of Colorado: Including a History of the Town of Greeley, from Its Date of Settlement to the Present Time, with Descriptive Chapters
New York: George W. Southwick, 1871. Brochure. A sewn brochure reporting on the first year of existence of the Union Colony of Territorial Colorado, at the site of present-day city of Greeley. Includes information on agriculture, irrigation, climate, mountain scenery, flora, churches, schools, societies, etc. The colony was organized in 1870 as a utopian agricultural community with high moral standards by Nathan C. Meeker. Meeker, who had been a reporter and author, later became an Indian agent in Western Colorado and died (along with 10 of his employees) at the hands of the Ute Tribe in what became known as the Meeker Massacre. The Union Colony was later to be renamed "Greeley" after the editor of the New York Tribune, Horace Greeley. This brochure is not the version that includes a map of Greeley and surroundings (Howes C.608). --- In blue wraps. --- The covers have detached from the brochure (but are present), and with rubberstamping to cover, some stray soiling & pencilings, small tears and water spots but overall intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 40 pages. Fair .
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Book number: 82461
USD 176.00 [Appr.: EURO 150 | £UK 134.5 | JP¥ 18675]
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Gesangbuch Fur Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Des Konigreichs Sachsen
Leipzig, Germany: Verlag Der Neuen Gesangbuchs-Kasse, 1907. Hardcover. Compact hymnal, printed entirely in Germanic Gothic font. In black leatherette covers w/bright gilt edging, all three sides; gold-toned clasp closure and satin bookmark ribbon. Volume solid and tight. Front cover bears the statement: "Befiehl dem Herrn Deine Wege" in gilt (Commit to the Lord thy Ways). Bitte entschuldigen Sie meine schlecht übersetzten Deutschen: Kompakte Gesangbuch, ganz in der germanischen Gothic Schriftart gedruckt. In schwarzem Kunstleder umfasst w / hell Goldschnitt, alle drei Seiten, Gold-getönten Verschluss und Satin Lesebändchen. Band fest und dicht. Titelseite trägt die Aussage: "Befiehl dem Herrn deine Wege" in goldenen. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 551 pages. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 73003
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3820]
Keywords: >>Religion and Spirituality

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