Lyon, France: Guillaume Rouille, 1561. Small quarto in vellum with faded letters on spine; in fair condition; substantial shelf wear and soiling; back cover and spine with open tears; loose binding with open gutters; title page heavily discolored with one tear; first few pages have a large stain along gutter; warped paper with tears in a couple of pages; musty odor; this is a translation in Spanish of the 1553 edition; the second part of the book covers the medals owned since the Christian era to the Reign of Don Carlos; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
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Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, 1992-2016. 19 volumes in all, large 4to, 625-900pp per volume, in cloth boards with pictorial dustjackets, white titles on spines. Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks (1992) ISBN 8487334105; Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl (1994) ISBN 8487334156; Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks (1996) ISBN 8487334202; Volume 4: Sandgrouse to Cuckoos (1997) ISBN 8487334229; Volume 5: Barn-owls to Hummingbirds (1999) ISBN 8487334253; Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills (2001) ISBN 848733430x; Volume 7: Jacamars to Woodpeckers (2002) ISBN 8487334377; Volume 8: Broadbills to Tapaculos (2003) ISBN 8487334504; Volume 9: Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails (2004) ISBN 8487334695; Volume 10: Cuckoo-shrikes to Thrushes (2005) ISBN 8487334725; Volume 11: Old World Flycatchers to Old World Warblers (2006) ISBN 849655306x; Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees (2007) ISBN 8496553426; Volume 13: Penduline-tits to Shrikes (2008) ISBN 8496553450; Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows (2009) ISBN 8496553507; Volume 15: Weavers to New World Warblers (2010) ISBN 9788496553682; Volume 16: Tanagers to New World Blackbirds (2011) ISBN 8496553787; Special Volume: New Species and Global Index (2013) ISBN 8496553884; HBW and Bird Life International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, Volume 1: Non-Passerines (2014) ISBN 8496553949; Volume 2: Passerines (2016) ISBN 8496553981. Condition of these volumes is, for the most part, As New to Fine. Some volumes appear to have very slightly sunned spines, or it could just be a variation in the printing as these books were produced over a 25-year period. Each volume weighs around 10lbs. Shelved above Nature.
London: Rodwell and Martin, 1819. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full paneled polished calf, paneled spine with gilt, green label with gilt; front board of volume 1 rebacked; mild rubbing and wear to boards; spines have mild cracking, some chipping to heads and tails; bookplate to front pastedowns; With 33 engravings on copper in volume 1, including a fold-out map of Greece and two colored plates, 34 in volume 2; With 35 engravings on wood in text in volume 1, 13 in volume 2; scarce; shelved case 9.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 61 pages; VG-; bound in publishers blue cloth, no lettering on spine; one moderate bump to the middle of the front hinge; mild shelfwear; This edition was not issued with a Dust Jacket.; This educational edition predates the trade edition by 2 months (the trade edition was released March 1 1957 whereas the educational edition was released in January of 1957). In Dr. Seuss's own words, on June 11, 1956, he wrote to Random House: "Don't ever show this letter to anyone, but I've got a hunch . . . (very immodest) . . . Namely, according to Houghton-Mifflin, who will be releasing my First Grade Reader to schools early in Jan. or Feb., we've got a possibility of making a tremendous noise in the noisy discussion of Why Johnny Can't Read. The Random House trade edition won't come out until later, and the big noise may never come off." At the time, Random House did not use multiple binding signatures, hence the single signature binding of the first printing of the trade edition. Houghton Mifflin had already begun printing books with multiple signature bindings, this is why in later printings of the trade edition Random House actually copies the format of the Houghton Mifflin edition. Also note, Dr. Seuss on the front page is printed in red, as was the first trade edition, however it lacks the "for beginner readers" logo printed on the trade edition (a secretly added feature by Bennett Cerf to make the trade edition more appealing and to boost Random House sales).; Houghton Mifflin had possibly intended to release a children's book series called "Read by Yourself Books" in 1957, and there is a label on the rear cover stating so. shelved case 2.
New York: ballantine Books, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 152pp.; VG/VG; spine teal with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75'; gray cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine; minimal amounts of wear to corners, head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED on half-title page by Farmer; Farmer's first full length published novel; LP consignment; shelved case 3.
Shahrokh Hatami, 1977. Limited Edition, 1/50. Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat, and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan at the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977. This was taken shortly after Sadat’s November 20th address to the Israeli Knesset. On November 19, 1977, an Egyptian Air Force plane landed at Ben-Gurion Airport, and the following day, Sadat visited the Knesset and delivered his historic speech, declaring: “I come to you today on solid ground, to shape a new life, to establish peace. We all, on this land, the land of God; we all, Muslims, Christians and Jews, worship God and no one but God.” Preceding this was the 13 days of tense and dramatic negotiations at Camp David from the 5 to 17 of September, 1978.; Shahrokh Hatami - Photographer: Life magazine published his coverage of the overthrow of democratically elected PM Mohammed Mossadegh and the restoration to power of the Shah in 1953. Twenty-five years later, Hatami shot dramatic images of street fighting during the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79, which overthrew the Shah. The Library of Congress acquired his coverage of this popular revolution. Hatami counted among his friends President’s Gamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar Sadat, Jordan’s King Hussein, and Saudi King Faicsal, along with various other Syrian and Lebanese political figures. He was present during the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977-1978, taking shots of Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. In frame, measures 19 1/2 x 24 inches.; consignment.
New York: The Publishers Printing Co., 1908. First Edition. 8vo., 333pp., v; VG; bound in brown cloth, dull gilt lettering on spine; boards have mild rubbing and wear, 4 small spots of fading on spine; white lettering and pictorial image on front cover; bookplate on front pastedown; SIGNED flat by Harry Houdini on ffep, vertical signature; frontispiece with tissue guard; gutter beginning to tear at first page of illustrations, as appears normal; boards slightly shaken; mild bumping to corners; KS consignment; shelved case 5.
New Haven; Bruges: Harvard; St. Catherine Press, 1947, 1951, 1958. First Editions. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG/VG; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, prices uncut, mild wear and age-toning; interiors clean; scarce as a complete set; shelved above Ancient Civilizations.
Milano [Milan]: per Paolo Gottardo Pontio, stampatore regio. A instantia di Pietro Tini, 1585. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 700pp., 2pp. errata; VG; spine paneled brown leather with black label and gilt lettering; spine reads 'Lomazzo's / Treatise / 1585'; rebound, new spine, boards, endpapers; title page has small woodcut printer’s device, half-title with woodcut portrait of Lomazzo in medallion on recto of B1; some waviness to pages, minor towards beginning, gently increases towards the latter half; interior clean with no markings; minor bookworm damage on first four pages, mostly on bottom edge, does not impact text with the exception of the word 'instantia' in publishers information on title page; some smudging to first few pages; wide margins; overall an exceptionally clean copy; shelved case 3.
Madrid; Barcelona: Filigrana. Sociedad Anonima De Ediciones Limitadas, 1977. Limited Edition, #346/1500. Folio, 216 pages; VG; bound in publisher's cream fabric and brown thread binding, black lettering; Nº 346 of a print run of 1500 copies, illustrated with nineteen color lithographs by Alberti, beautiful cover printed in Lyon, numbered by hand and signed by Rafael Alberti; four watermarks in the pages, of Lorca's signature, Alberti's signature, and the publisher/printer.; SB consignment; shelved above case 3.
[Franckfurt am Mann]: Weigand Hanen Erben, 1574. , 352, 402,  leaves; VG; bound in original blind-stamped brown calf with portrait to boards, metal corners and broken metal hinges; blind-stamping to text block; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, moderate rubbing and wear to boards; with two engraved title pages; institutional bookplate to front pastedown; leaves 5/6 of part 2 have large closed tears; profusely underlined in ink; shelved case 4.
Amsterdam: 1698. First Edition Thus. Tall Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in modern 3/4 dark green/brown calf, marbled boards; paneled spines with burgundy labels, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to all compartments; very mild wear; 442 pages, + 872 pages (continuous pagination with volume 1), 363 pages; Engraved frontispiece portrait of Faithorne, half-title on verso of portrait, general title page in red and black, volume1 ; separate title pages for volumes 2 and three, each in black and white, variously dated 1694 to 1698, with title page of volume 3 reading "Joannis Miltoni Opera Omnia Latina...Amstelodami, Anno M.DC.XC.VIII,"; Wickenheiser 76, Wing M2087, Parker pages 1196-98, Coleridge 73, Kohler 519; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: S. Simmons, 1678. Third Edition. Octavo, 331 pages; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and gilt bordered panels, matching marbled boards and endpapers; Binder's mark for the Temple Bindery; with facsimile frontispiece bound in; A¹, A³, A⁴, B-X⁸, Y⁷. The last two leaves are blank but called for in the signatures., This copy is lacking Y⁸. Lacking leaf A², the commendatory poem entitled "In Paradisum amissam summi poetae Johannis Miltoni" by S.B. in Latin. Present are A¹, the title page, A³, with "On Paradise lost" by Andrew Marvell in English, and A⁴, "The Verse."; page number 240 misprinted as 140, text correct.; The following pages have the line numbers written in ink in the margins, in series of 5: 2-247. Some of those pages have the ink faded and barely visible. Text blocked trimmed along the top edge, occasionally cutting slightly into the title; Wide margins on fore and lower edge.; Name written in ink on title page, 'Charles Somerscales.; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Richard Bently, 1691. Fifth Edition, Adorn'd with Sculptures. Quarto, 336 pages; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather boards, rebacked with newer spine, paneled with black label and gilt lettering in one panel, others with a blind-stamped sun and border; gilt roll to board edges, partially worn off; , A-B², C-Z⁴, Aa-Uu⁴, Xx², ; Cc3, Kk1, Kk2, Mm1, have a small closed tear on lower edge, Gg1 has a large closed tear, Ll2 has a small piece of the lower fore corner missing, With engraved frontispiece by R. White, plus all 12 plates as called for, one per chapter, bound in opposite B¹, E⁴, I⁴, M⁴, R¹, V³, Aa¹, Cc⁴, Ff², Ll¹, Pp³, Tt¹; the 12 engraved illustrations are from the 1688 edition.; Wickenheiser 610, Wing M2149 records two copies only in England, Williamson 53, Coleridge 94a, Parker pages 1190-91, Kohler 7; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Henry Colburn, 1817. First Edition. Folio (12 5/8 x 11 inches) in brown and dark green marbled hardcovers with fine brown leather corners and spine; VG; spine embossed with five bands, gold gilt and letters; boards show moderate soiling and shelf wear, mostly rubbing to marbled area; corners slightly bumped and spine slightly worn; binding still strong; flaps and external edges in moire, in good condition; previous owner's signature penciled on ffep; title page slightly discolored; paper generally clean, with occasional pages heavily foxed; text clean, in fairly large print except for appendix; p. 139 detaching with tearing around edges; p. 329 has tiny tear on the external edge; pp. 368; content: two aquatint frontispiece, including portraits of the General Officers; three-page author's dedication to the Duke of Wellington; at the beginning, folded engraving of the Battle of Waterloo; folded Map of the Campaign; large folded Plan of the Battles (torn around the edge and repaired with scotch tape); at the end, 25 plates of aquatint engravings including the "Flight of Bonaparte from the Field of Waterloo accompanied by his guide"; all plates bright with no foxing; appendix contains 17 narratives (in French and English) of the military operations, including Napoleon's writings to the Soldiers and to the People of France.; consignment; Shelved in Case 4 Spine is brown leather with gilt text and decoration.
1866. First Edition. Oblong quarto (14" X 10.5") in thick, dark brown, fully embossed leather with gilt emblem on front cover; VG/VG; boards with minimal soiling and very slight fraying on corners and upper spine; edges in full gilt; album slightly warped upwards; binding strong; each photograph affixed on thick cardboard page with tiny legend; some offsetting on back of plates; contains 40 photographs out of 177 total compiled in 1866; Carlos Naya was a photographer and lawyer who worked with optician Carlo Ponti, and traveled extensively though Europe and North Africa; in good condition; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved above mythology.
London: Printed for William Miller, 1811. First Edition. folio; VG; quarter bound in dark blue leather with panels on spine, red label with gilt lettering, dark blue cloth boards; very mild scuffing to rear board; beautifully rebound; some fingerprint smudges, else interior clean; second issue, with index leaf printed by J. M'Crerry and the 16-line "Remarks" appended to the text for Plate I; contains 61 beautiful and vibrant hand-coloured aquatint plates; shelved above mythology.
1984. One card, measuring 6 1/2 by 8 inches when folded in half, SIGNED by both Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, date dated 1984. The front cover features the two of them in a park with one of her corgis. The card is VG, with two small pieces have torn, presumably from tape removal.; BL consignment; shelved case 0.
Francofurti: Andrea Wecheli, 1580-1585. Various Editions. 8vo.; VG-; half bound in blindstamped tooled vellum, contemporary paper boards; spine paneled with faded black lettering on upper two panels; moderate wear to binding, including cracks to spine, peeling to corners, both boards slightly peeling on fore edge; ink writing on front pastedown, small amount on ffep; first title page lacking printers emblem, appears to have been cut out, facsimile attached to the verso of title page, so it shows through the hole; intermittent writing and underlining in first part; fold-out chart in rear of volume; Complete list of titles follows: Animaduersiones Ioan Piscatoris Arg. In Dialecticam P. Rami (second edition, 1582, 215pp., ); Gulielmi Tempelli Philosophi Cantabrigiensis Epistola De Dialectica P. Rami (1582, 82pp., ); Ioannis Piscatoris Exercitationum Logicarum Libri II (1585, 215pp., no publishers information or location on title page, presumed Frankfurt); P. Rami Regii Professoris Dialecticae Libri Duo (1580, 117pp.); Petri Rami Veromanvi, Regii Professoris, Dialecticae lib.duo (1582, 142pp., ); JG consignment; shelved case 4.
Antuerpiae [Antwerp]: Apud Hieronymum Verdussen, 1652. First Edition. 12mo, , , 175 pages; VG; bound in contemporary green paper boards, largely aged to beige; plain spine; stain to front cover; starting on page 95, someone has hand-inked corrections to the page number references; collation: *8, A-G12, H4 complete; arms devise on title page; Wickenheiser III:33, Coleridge 401; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition. Octavo. Hardcover in dust jacket illustrated by Elmer Hader. SIGNED by Steinbeck on half-title. The print run of this edition was very small, limited to only 8000 copies. G/VG-. Spine somewhat cocked; boards very rubbed at extremities; front hinge starting and spine cracked in several places. Damp stains to boards and mild water damage to text; sporadic soiling throughout. dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; mild rubbing to dust jacket, slight chipping to head of spine; Good copy only. Scarce signed. KT Consignment. Shelved in Case #2.
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. 8vo, 619pp.; VG/VG; dust jacket spine tan and pictorial with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylr covering, price cut; front flap states first edition; stamp on front flap reading "$275"; mild wear to dust jacket, including a minuscule tear on top edge of front cover, mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; copyright page states "First published in April 1939"; endpapers with "Battle Hymn of the Republic;" mild spotting to fore edge of text block; minor foxing to endpapers, interior clean; RD Consignment; shelved Case #2.
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 619 pages; VG/VG; dust jacket spine tan and pictorial with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75'; front flap states first edition; dust jacket has mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; tape residue on inside of head of spine, upper flap hinges; copyright page states "First published in April 1939"; endpapers with "Battle Hymn of the Republic;" MU consignment; shelved case 2.
Paris: de Brunoff, 1922. Limited Edition, #258/325. Quarto, 194 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, patterned paper covered boards, fore edges full leather; spine has light brown label, triple-ruled gilt border, gilt lettering; mild rubbing and shelfwear, with small scratch along rear hinge; edges untrimmed; interior clean; limited edition, #258/325 signed by the editor, Mauric de Brunoff on limitation page; INSCRIBED on half-title by Svetloff, dated 11 Juillet 1931 to Lisa Gardiner. Lisa Gardiner was a former Anna Pavlova company dancer, who went on to found the Washington School of Ballet in 1944 with Mary Day.; shelved above case 2.
New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First Edition, First State. 8vo, 366pp.; VG; spine dark green with yellow lettering and a yellow box with black lettering, bound in publishers decorated green cloth; some bumping and shelfwear, including board edges and head and tail of spine; some minor staining and foxing; ex libris bookplate on inside front board, a name written in blue ink right above; All common early issue points present. A full list follows: 1: Copyright notice dated 1884, title page 1885. 2: pp.13: "Him and another man" listed incorrectly at pp.88. 3: p. 57: 11 up: "with the was." 4: pp. 155, final 5 absent on page number. 5: p. 161, signature mark 11 absent. 6: Portrait frontispiece; cloth under bust visible; "Heliotype" imprint. 7: pp143. "l" missing in Col. That is part of the illustration; the word “body” has a broken b (missing the top of the letter) line 7; VR consignment; shelved case 4.
Atlas Press, 1990/1991. Limited Edition, #9/250. Octavos, Thirteen paperbound fascicles; VG; housed in slipcase, paper label to one board and spine; very mild rubbing to slipcaseall volumes sharing the limitation number of '9', reserved for the publishers and contributors; Volumes 2, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13 are signed by Cecil Helman, Oskar Pastior, Harry Mathews, Eric Basso, Marcel Mariën, Günter Brus, and Alastair Brotchie, respectively.; 1. Achim Von Arnim GENTRY BY ENTAILMENT, Translated by Alan Brown, 0947757392; 2. Cecil Helman THE GOLDEN TOENAILS OF AMBROSIO P, 0947757333, Signed; 3. Albert Ehrenstein TUBUTSCH, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757341; 4. Remy de Gourmont STORIES IN BLUE, BLACK, VIOLET, GREEN & MAUVE, Translated by Frederick Reeves Ashfield, 094775735x; 5. Oskar Pastior POEMPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757376, Signed; 6. Harry Mathews THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, 0947757384, Signed; 7. Rikki Ducornet THE BUTCHER’S TALES, 0947757368; 8. Benjamin Péret MAD BALLS, Illustrated by Yves Tanguy, Translated by James Brook, 0947757325; 9. Xavier Forneret THE DIAMOND IN THE GRASS, Translated and with an Afterword by Terry Hale, 094757414; 10. Eric Basso EQUUS CABALLUS, 0947757406, with errata slip, Signed; 11. Marcel Mariën THE LIFE AND DEATH OF LA BELLE DESIDERATA, Translated by Terry Hale in collaboration with Michael Richardson, Sarah Whitfield & Marcel Mariën, 0947757422, Signed; 12. Günter Brus PICTUREPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757430, Signed; 13. Alastair Brotchie DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO UBIC GESTATION, 0947757457, Signed; Extremely scarce, shelved case 0.
Augsburg: Christian Deckardt, 1777-1799. First Edition Thus. 5 Folios containing 8 Volumes; G+ to VG-; Plain cloth spines with white label near top edge; Boards are fraying at the edges and bumped at all corners, some soiling to boards, discoloration of spines; Bindings are tight; Pages slightly rippled but in nice condition with age toning, but no soiling in marking; Shows objects from all the excavations the Bourbons undertook beginning in 1711 and continued after 1759 by Charles III of Spain around the Gulf of Naples including Pompeii, Stabiae and the two sites in Herculaneum: Resina and Portico. This edition has the text in German. The 630 plates are tipped in from an earlier Italian edition. This edition does not have the doubled page map.Text in German; shelved above anthropology.
The Dragon vol. 5 #8 Aug 1936, The Fakir vol. 2 #11 May 1947, The Fakir vol.1 #5 1942?, The Fakir vol. 1 #6 Apr 1942?, The Fakir vol. 1 #7 May 1942?, The Fakir vol. 1 #8 Jun 1942?, The Fakir vol. 1 #9 Jul 1942?, EMCA Magic News vol. 1 #3 Aug 1936, The Escape Wizard Apr 1916. Double Talk vol. 1 #2 Sep 1938, Tommy Windsor's Dope Sheet vol. 1 #1 Jan 1945, Special Edition ECHO Death Rides the Magic Stage 1933, Educational Forum 5 1944, The Magician XX #1-6 Dec 1923-May 1924, The Magician XX #7-8, 10--12 Jun-Jul, Sep-Nov 1924, The Magician XXXV #2 1939, Magiciana #1 1946, The Magician Annual 1907, The Magician 1 #2 Aug 1 1900, Article on Robert Houdin, The Magicians Bulletin 1931, The Magician's Oracle 1 #4 1946, Magie Dec 1921, Magie Sep 1936, Magie Mai 1939, Magie Dec 1939, The Mahatma Circular Apr 1926, 2-letters to Dear Brother, Jan 1946, Nov, 1946, Mahatma Jan 1902, Mahatma Oct 1895, Les Annales Del Illusion ?, A.M.C.C Review May 1920, Article British Magical Journal 1913, The American Magician I I-II Sep-Oct 1938, The American Magician I III-IV Nov-Dec 1938, The American Magician III #2 4170, American Magic Journal 1 #1 Jun 1947, The Akarshani I #1 Magh 1345 (Mar 1939), Goodliffe's Abracadabra 1 #15 May 1946, Abcadabra 1 #5 Feb 1946, Al Munroe's Magical Misc #22 Sep 1944, Arte Magico, Marzo 1948, La Baguette Magigne Sep 1946, The Barnstormer Mar 1943, The BAT #1, 2, 8, 22, 23, 24 1943-45, The Better Magazine V #3 Mar 1909, The Better Magazine V #9 Sep 1909, The Better Magazine V #10 Oct 1909, The Better Magazine VI #1 Jan 1910, Better Magic News 1 #1-4 Oct 1946, Jan,Mar,Jul 1947, The Blinking Ring 1 #1-2 Jan,Feb 1943, Boleti Magico IV #9 Maio 1925, The Boy Magician vol. 1 #2, 9 May, Dec 1909, Breezes 9 3 Jul 1940, Magic X #1 Oct 1909, Magic the Magazine of Wonder Jan 1910, The Magic Circular 18 #203 Nov 1923, The Mag IX #12 Apr 1919, The Magi X #12 May 1920, The Magi XI #1, The Magazine of Magic 1 #2 Jul-Sep 1930, The Magazine of Magic 1 #4 Jan-Mar 1931, The Magazine of Magic 2 #2 Apr-Sep 1932, Illusionista #5 Outubro 1921, The IMP Magazine 3 #7 Nov 1937, Impromptu Trixter 1 #1 Jun 1915, The Indian Magician II 1933, The Indian Magician III 1934, "''IT'' #2 1947, Illusioniste #50 Feb 1906, Ilusianismo 1946, Jack-Pot #4 1947, The Jinx #52 Jan 1939, The Jinx #149 Oct 1941?, Montandon Magic #4 pg 10-13 Jan 1945, Knights of Magic #1-3 Mar, Apr, May 1945, Leat's Leaflets #4 1926, The Linx Jan 10, Article The Literary Selections for Conjurers 1 #3-4 Dec 1938, Mar 1939, Mac's Monthly 1 #10 1945?, Maddock's Magic Searchlight 1 #2 1920, The Magazine of Magic 1 #1 Oct 1914 The Magazine of Magic 8 #5 Feb 1921 The Magic Fan 2 #3-4 Jan, Apr 1940 The Magic Fan 3 #1-2 Jul 1940, Mar 1941 The Magic Gazette Nov 1933 The Magic Hobbyist 1 #1 Jan 1941 Magic In Australia Oct 1924 Magic is Fun #1, 2, 5, Mar-Apr, May-Aug 1946, Apr-Jun 1947 The Magic Bulletin 12 #4 Feb 1925 Magi #14,15,16,18,19 'Apr, Jul, Okt 1938, Apr, Jul 1939 The Magic Key II #1 Apr 1918 Magic Makers Apr 1947 The Magic Mirror 1 #1 Jan 1909 The Magic Mirror 3 #1 Jan 1911 The Magic Mirror IX #1 Oct 1924 Goodliffe's Magic Monthly 1 #2 Feb 1947 The Magic Wand and Magical Review XXVII #180 Dec 1938 Jinx Program No 1 Jinx Program No 2 The Linking Ring Supplement 24 #7 Section 2 Sep 1944 Irelands Cups and Balls 1934 Wizard Club News 1 #3-4 1933-34 The Wizard Monthly 1 #1 Oct 1916 The Wizard Monthly 1 #5 Feb 1917 The Wizard 1 #1,3,4,5,6,11 stapled together Oct 1919-Aug 1920 The Wizard 1 #11 Jul 1906 The Wizard 2 #18 Feb 1907 The Wizard 3 #34 Jun 1908 The Wizard 4 #40 Dec 1908 The Wizard IV #41 Jan 1909 Zanto's Club Bulletin 2 #1 The Zodiac 1 #1 Sep 1928 Wilford Hutchinson's Conjurer's Chronicle 1 #2 Jan 1919 Transeat In Exemplum - the Official Organ of The Wirral Magical Society Dec 1937? The Wizard's Annual 1914 Grapevine News 2 #2 Oct 1942? Grapevine News 1 #3 Feb 1942 Grapevine News 1 #2 Dec 1941 Goldston's Magical Quarterly Dec 1938 Ghost's Feb 1910 The GIMAC 2 #6 Jun 1939 The Ghost Nov 1936 The Gen 1 #9 Frank Lane's Funny Talk 3 #2 Jun 1940 The Goofus Jun,Aug,Nov 1941 The Goofus Jan,Feb,Apr,May,Oct,Nov 1942 The Goofus Apr,Jun,Sep,Oct 1943 The Goofus Apr-Jun,Sep-Dec 1944 The Goofus Jan 1945 The Spirit of St Louis 1 #8,9 Apr,May1930 The Spirit of St Louis II #1 Sep 1930 The Spotlight #1,2 Jan,Mar 1940 Swami Nov 1945 Tablets of Osiris #100 Dec 1937 Tampa Ring 13 Magizine 1 #1 Apr 1943 Te Tohunga 4 #11 Jan-Feb 1947 The Thistle 3 #4 1930 The Spirit 4 #4 Dec 1939 Magicial News #2 Mar 1924 Servais LeRoy's Magical Monthly Nov 1911 Servais LeRoy's Magical Monthly Dec-Jan 1911-12 Servais LeRoy's Magical Monthly Sep 1912 Servais LeRoy's Magical Monthly Nov 1912 Servais LeRoy's Magical Monthly Jul 1913 Servais LeRoy's Magical Monthly Sep 1913 The Magical Monthly 8 #2 May 1925 Magical Criticisms 1 #1 Oct 1921 Magical Criticisms 2 #1 Oct 1922 Edward Bagshawe's Magical Journal 4 #3 Dec 1930 The Tops 1 #3 Mar 1936 The Tops 1 #11 Nov 1936 The Tops 3 #1 Jan 1938 Tricks Illustrated II #3 Aug 1902 The Voice From the Attic Oct 1935 Handwritten Watague Wizards Bulletin 2 #6-8 Jun-Aug 1923 Watague Wizards Annual 1923 WCR News 1 #XI Aug 1934? The Truth about Magic 1 #1-12 July 1946 - Jun 1947 The Truth about Magic 2 #3-4,7-9 Sep-Oct 1947, Jan-Mar 1948 The Truth about Magic 3 #1-2, 8 Jul-Aug 1948, Feb 1949 The Trixter Monthly 1 #1 Jun 1935 The Conjurer Record 1 #9-10,12 Nov-Dec 1913, Feb 1914 The Conjurer Record 2 #3 May 1914 The Conjurer II 1 Jan 1939 The Budget Sep 1942 Brotherhood Secrets #6 Jun 1906 Brotherhood Secrets Section 9 Sep 1906 Brotherhood Secrets Section 11 Nov 1906 Brotherhood Secrets IV #1 Sep 1910 Brotherhood Secrets 5 #2 1913? Brotherhood Secrets 5 #3 1913? The Call of the Calliope 1946 Chap's Scrapbook II Mar 1940 Combined Magical Club Bulletin 1 #2-3 Apr-May 1915 The Conjurer 1 #1-2 Jan-Feb 1938 The Conjurer 4 #2 Feb 1913 The Conjurer 1 #1 Jan 1922 (2 copies) Conjurer's Monthly Magazine 1 #8,9,12 Apr,May,Aug 1907 Conjurer's Monthly Magazine 2 #6 Feb 1908 Houdini-Gram 3 #4 Jun 1942 Hocus Pocus 1 #1 Dec 1940 Hocus Pocus 1 #6 May 1941 Holmes Magical Notes and Comments 3 #6 Oct 1919 Holmes Magical Notes and Comments 3 #10 Mar 1920 Hugard's Magic Monthly 1 #1 Jun 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly 2 #1,7 Jun,Dec 1944 Hyler's Stunt Bulletin 1 (second edition) Hypnotec News May 1935 The Crystal Gazer 1 #1-7 Jul 1924-Oct 1925 Deceiver's Digest 1 #4 Apr 1947 The Demon Telegraph #61-64 Jan,Feb-Mar,Apr-May,Jun-Jul 1942 The Diebox Jul 1933 The Diebox Aug 1933 The Diebox Jan-Jul,Sep 1934 The Crystal Sep 1940 The Devil's Den 1 #1 Sep 1946 Presti #27 1953 Le Prestidigitateur #9 Sep 1919 Le Prestidigitateur #146 1931 Le Journal of Le Prestidigitateur #21 Janvier 1910 The Scroll of Merlin 1 #3 Nov 1943 The Scroll of Merlin 1 #1 Sep 1943 Revelations Jul 1919 Puzzle Page 1 #2 Aug 1936 The Quad-City Magic News 1 #4,5,6 Jan,Feb,Mar 1935 Secrets A-1-A ? Sociedad Espanola De Ilusionismo ? The SFRVANTE 1 #3 Mar-Apr 1944 The Seven Circles III #2 May 1932 Pacific Coast Magic News 1 #3 Apr 1935 Passe Muyscade Mar 1921 Peter Warlock's Pentagram 1 #3 Dec 1946 The Phoenix Jun 1931 The Phoenix #1-3, 6 1942 IBM Silver Anniversary Convention Jun 1953 The Yogi Magic Club 10th Annual Convention (Souvenir Program) Sep 1952 War Time Magic Conclave San Jose CA Jul 1943 The Yogi Magic Club 4th Annual Convention (Souvenir Program) Sep 1946 Society of American Magicians 12th Annual Conference (Souvenir Program) 1940 IBM 14th Annual Convention Souvenir Program Jun 1939 IBM 15th Annual Convention Souvenir Program Jul 1940 IBM 13th Annual Convention Souvenir Program Jun 1938 Society of American Magicians 18th Annual Conference (Souvenir Program) May-Jun 1946 The Seven Circles 3 #3 Jun 1932 The Showman Tricks with Hats II #13 Mar 1901 SimSalabim 1 #3 Jan 1945 SimSalabim 1 #5 Oct 1946 The Society of Indian Magicians Report No. 6 Oct/Dec 1944 The Society of Indian Magicians Report No. 7 Jan/Mar 1945 The Sphinx Nov 1926 The Sphinx XXXII #9 Nov 1933 The Sphinx XXXI #9 Nov 1932 The Sphinx XXXII #5 Jul 1933 Multiple Newspaper Clippings Bolin's Milk Passe Great Zippo the Magician Picture/Poster Greetings & Best Wishes for 1940 Card The Yogi Magic Club All Star Magic Show Program Sep 1946 Wallace the Magician Souvenir Program Mar 1946 The Security Club Society of American Magicians Program Feb 1938 Society of American Magicians National Conference Program Jun 1940 Blackstone Handwritten Notes 22nd Annual Magic Show sponsored by Knights of Magic Poster/Advertisement Sat 1943 Information Bulletin Feb 1948 The Great Lafayette Kings Theatre Dundee Booklet May 1911 Knowzit of Metropolitan Apr 1939 Wallace the Magician Souviner Program Mar 1944 The Magical Observer 1 #4 Sep 1923 The Magical Observer 1 #10 Mar 1924 The Osirian 1 #IV Jul 1925 The Osirian 1 #V Aug 1925 The Outlook on Magic (2 copies) #4 Mar 1928 The Outlook on Magic #5 Oct 1928 The Outlook on Magic #6 Oct 1929 The Outlook on Magic #7 Dec 1930 The Outlook on Magic #8 Feb 1932 Out of the Hat Official Organ of the Plymouth Magicians Club 1 #4 Jul 1935 The Owl II #12 Jun 1947 The Wizard #5 Apr 1842 Psychomantic Reporter #7 Oct 1864 Psychomantic Reporter #16 Jan 1865 The World of Magic #1 Aug 1865 Magic World 1912-13 The Modern Magician (2 copies) 1 #1 Oct 1932 The Modern Magician 1 #2-7 1932-33 Magic Unity Might M-U-M 1 #1 Oct 1911 Magic Unity Might M-U-M 9 #3 Aug 1919 Mystic 13 Magazine 1 #1 Feb 1934 NCA Recorder Publication 1-2 1911? NCA Recorder Jul 1913 National Conjurer's Association 1 #3 Aug 1916 The NCA Digest 1 Nov 1920 The NCA Digest 2? #3? Oct-Dec 1921 Normans News 1 Jun 1943 The Mentor Jan 1927 The Modern Magi 1 #12 Jul 1944 Take a Look by Chas. Eastman Magic Poems Articles Donald Holmes Magic Catalogue 1937 Howard Kingsley Ventriloquism 1931 Howard Kingsley Ventriloquism Act 7 ? Howard Kingsley Ventriloquism Act 14 1938 Popular Magic 1 1926 Misc. Articles and pages The Magicians Weekly Sept 1925 The Weekly Nut Review 1 #7 May 1916 Entertaining 2 #8 Oct 1909.
Boston: James Osgood, 1819-1891. First. 33 Volumes, Quartos Octavos and 12mos; All uniformly bound in crimson morocco with gilt lettering and dates, raised bands on spines; Gilt "L" on each front board; Red silk endpapers, all edges gilt; Some wear along the edges, bumping to the corners and some spots of fraying and sunning to spines and corners; Almost all first editions; Bindings sturdy; A handsome set; Shelved above US History; GP Consign; Set is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping;.
London: Anisson & Posuel, 1718. Early Edition. Thick quarto in dark burgundy leather; five-band embossed spine with gilt; VG; moderate amount of soiling and fraying on boards; more shelf wear on spine with tiny tears at bottom and fraying on top; binding strong; gilt edges a bit dusty; paper wavy with little discoloration; offsetting on few pages; Latin text in small print, clean; contains an insert "Synopsis Febrium" folded in four with a tear at center; GM consignment; shelved in Case 3.
London: Deputies of Christopher Barker [i.e. Jan Fredericksz Stam], 1599 [i.e. 1633]. Thick Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 black leather, brown cloth boards; rebacked with spine preserved; paneled spine with gilt lettering; text block with red specks; , 190, 1-8, 11-16, 18-127, , 3-121, ; A-Z4, &6, 2A7, 2B3-8, 2C2-8, 2D-2P8, 2Q7, 3A-3Q8, 3R4; some pages have scrap paper used to repair pages or reinforce binding; some pages have both open and closed tears, intermittent ink marginalia; mild tide-marks and wear throughout; two separate title pages for each part, plus engraved title page; engraved title page has been repaired; with the 'Breeches' translation in Genesis; shelved case 4.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957. First Edition. Quarto; G; Cream spine with no lettering; Hibbing High School yearbook from 1957, featuring sophomore photo of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) on page 69. Some staining to the front, rear and spine; Pages toned; No writing/marking; 159 pages.; shelved case 13.
London: John Murray, 1823. First edition. Octavo in contemporary brown leather covered with gold gilt; VG/VG; six-band embossed spine; silk, burgundy end pages; paper age-toned with dusty deckled edges; pp. 188; first end page has a tipped-in folded letter (forged) from Goethe about a contribution to Lord Byron's Monument; second end page has a folded, lengthy note from W.C. Macready concerning a personal legal matter; Macready was the best actor performing Werner for twenty years (1830-1850) both in England and the U.S.; previous owner's penciled inscription on top of inside first end page; in good condition; shelved in Case # 0; VK consignment.
New York: Lenox Hill Press, 1971. First edition. Octavo, 192pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light rubbing and wear to jacket extremities. Mild sunning to spine of jacket; light foxing to front and rear panels and flaps. Minor edge-wear to boards, including small abrasions to head edge of rear board. Faint foxing to text block and endpapers. Light age-toning to margins of text. Spine slightly cocked. Binding is sturdy. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Inscribed by Charles Willeford on the verso of the title page. Inscription reads: "To ----, the hombre from the capital of incontinence-- that is, existentially. My best regards for authoritarianism. Chaz. Willeford 19 Nov. 71." Willeford's second hardcover title after "The Bunt Orange Heresy." Very scarce. Shelved in Case #2.
London: Printed for John Smethwicke, 1637. 16mo., 487pp.; VG; spine brown leather with gilt lettering, bound in brown leather; mild bumping and wear to corners, spine; first title page has a small chip to the top edge, cutting off the top third of the 'GLAN' in England, has been repaired; some pages have signs of repair; "Englands heroicall epistles" and "The legends of Robert, Duke of Normandie. Matilda, the faire. Pierce Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall. Thomas Cromwel, Earle of Essex" have separate dated title pages, pagination and register are continuous; very sparse pencil marks; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
New York & London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911. Edition du Luxe, 552/750. Quarto., 250 pages; VG; ; spine tan with gilt lettering and design, bound in publishers tan cloth; spine color darkened/sunned, minimal shelfwear and bumping; 28 tipped in color plates, including frontispiece; interior clean; textblock tight and sturdy; edition du Luxe is limited to 750 copies and is signed by the artist-copy number 552; LM consignment; shelved case 14.
Genesis Publications Limited, 1984. First Limited Edition, #847/2000. Large Octavo, 541 pages; VG; Bound in original brown half calf with gilt device to boards, gilt edges, paneled spine with red morocco label and gilt lettering; housed in brown paper cover slipcase with paper title label; slight discoloration to tail of spine, very mild rubbing and wear; Signed by George Harrison and Derek Taylor; with 7 color plates and illustrated endpapers; KS consignment; shelved case 3.
Berlin: Euphorian Verlag, 1923. Limited Edition, #52/100. Folio, unpaginated; G+; bound in publisher's vellum, blue lettering on cover and spine; mild soiling to boards, moderate bowing; interior clean; Binding signed by Euphorion Einband in Berlin on rear pastedown; slight offsetting to front endpapers from vellum; text in German; shelved case 11.
London: R. Faulder, New Bond Street; And J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1794. Quarto, xvi, 183 pages, VG; beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram binding, featuring an eight-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the front board and a seven-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the rear; rebacked with spine preserved; mild bumping to corners, slight rubbing to spine; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; gilt Kelliegram signature stamped to the rear board's lower turn-in; With 57 plates, some aquatint, one folding; The front inlay is Count Viviani, from plate 3, page 34, the rear inlay is from plate 1 page 25.; Consignment; shelved case 3.
Mexico: Carral y Carral, 1945. First Edition. Elephant Folio; VG; The complete folio set of frontispiece, 52 playing cards and three jokers. boards have interior water staining, not impacting text; The illustrations are generally in G+ or better condition, with the 7 of spades having a small closed tear and some water-damage to the edges of some plates; A full description of each cartoon is written on the interior of the boards; LH consignment; shelved case 11.
Dublin: Printed for Thomas Ewing, 1775. Fourth Edition, revised by the author. thick 4tos., 3 volumes; VG-; bound in tan polished calf, spines paneled with a red and a black label, gilt lettering; moderate bumping and shelfwear to all volumes, including: scratching to boards and spine, some wear on labels, spine edges cracked with some peeling, some fraying, chipping to heads and tails of spine, bending and fraying to corners; front boards have all been blind-stamped in small letters with previous owners name; bookplate on front pastedown of all volumes; small waterstain in volume one on lower fore corner through the fourth leaf of the preface; red label on volume two missing; mild foxing and waving to pages; ffeps of volumes two and three loose; heavy, please contact for shipping; GP consignment; shelved case 9.
Cambridge, Mass: Privately Printed. University Press, 1945. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 75 pages.; VG/glassine; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black label with gilt lettering on front cover; wrapped in original glassine, with only flaws being a set of small scratches to middle of front cover, small tear along lower edge of front flap fold, slight wear to top edge; second issue, with the winged device on the title page printed in black and white, one of 250 copies; INSCRIBED by Ethel Kennedy to her Grandson, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Jr. Ethel Kennedy was the wife of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.; VK consignment; shelved case 5.
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, 1799. Second [Seconde] Edition. 8vos., 5 volumes; VG-; spines brown, red and black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; gilt panel on front and rear board of each volume; gilt tooling on board edges; marbled endpapers; speckled text blocks; all volumes have some bumping and shelfwear, including fraying to corners, chipping to heads and tails of spines, cracking to spine edges; volume 1 lower third of spine partially detached, ffep loose; name written in ink on second front endpage of volumes 1, 3; volume 5 half of black label missing; all plates and folding maps present and in excellent condition; volume 1: half-title, plates 1-6, including frontispiece and folding map, clxxxiv, 311 pp.; volume 2: half-title, plates 7-13, 408 pp.; volume 3: half title, plates 14-27, 414, pp.; volume 4: half-title, plates 28-35, 380 pp.; volume 5: half-title. 350 pp, plates 36-39, including three folding maps; shelved case 9.
London: 1779. First edition. Tall, thick quarto in 3/4 brown moire with brown leather; VG; 6-band spine with gold gilt; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; rear board repaired; wear along the edges and corners; clean paper slightly faded with clean text; frontispiece engraving and title page heavily discolored; musty odor; includes 48 pull-out copper plates at the end; MISSING Plate #26 pp. 296; shelved above Case # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1834. Second Edition, Early Issue. Thick octavo, 460, 42, viii, 448, 32, v, 10 maps; VG; bound in contemporary full brown leather, flat compartmentalized spine, gilt lettering and rules; gilt roll to board edges; repair to front hinge; bumping to corners, mild shelfwear; interior clean; some gatherings have more bleeding than others, causing a variance of color in the text block; Atlas with engraved vignette title, all 10 folding maps present and in excellent condition; lacking engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington in volume one, tissue-guard present; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
Frankfurt: Heinrich Ludwig Bronner, 1820/1821. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in original plain gray paper boards, black lettering to spine; moderate rubbing to boards; pages xiv/xv have a break to the gutter; interior has a few pages with moderate foxing, rest clean; lacking atlas volume; with 19 engraved plates (chapter vignettes, printed on separate leaves) as called for.
early 1700's. folio, unpaginated; VG; spine paneled black leather with red label, gilt lettering; rebound spine, 3/4 bound, corners and boards not rebound; bumping and peeling to corners, wear to boards; This book consists of a compilation of plates, mostly from Dutch engravers, featuring bible scenes. The scenes range from the creation of man to the adoration of the three kings; plates are tipped onto thicker stock; some pages have fingermark stains; shelved above case 2.
London: Printed by J. M. fo Spencer Hickman, 1671. First Edition, Second Printing. square 8vo., 308pp. ; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; signs of repair to spine; boards scored with a diamond pattern, paneled with gilt at board edges, edges themselves gilt although most has worn off; bumping to corners, head and tial of spine; marbled endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown; frontispiece, small staining along gutter; page edges toned; stamp on verso of title page for Lord Chief Baron Smythe [1705-1778]; small chipping to edges of title page; this is a second printing, as the first printing was in 1670; slight waving to pages; JG consignment; shelved case 7.
Dublin: George Grierson, 1724. Eleventh Edition, Seventh Edition; First Irish Editions. Small Octavo, [xii], 315 pages, 61,  pages, ; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, 19th century rebacking to spine, paneled with black label and gilt lettering; separate title pages, pagination restarts; Ffep, frontispiece, PL title page loose within, but attached to each other; PL title page has a name written in top margin, long strip missing along the second line, replaced with a backstrip pasted to rear of title page; Paradise Lost has some underlining throughout; First appearance of 12 folding plates for Paradise Lost after J(ames). Gwim, plus frontispiece; all plates present and intact.; Wickenheiser 619; Coleridge 174a (indicating rarity, especially the two poems together), Not in Kohler; A rare edition; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Cambridge: Printed by Roger Daniel, Printer to the University, 1647. First Edition, First Issue. 12mo., 436pp.; G+; spine paneled black leather with gilt lettering; some bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; gutter visible on ffep; pages 435, 436, and the errata page are facsimiles laid loose within; pages 431-434 have some damage to the fore edges and corners; small piece of paper with a description of the volume pasted onto verso of ffep; some notes in ink on verso of title page; some toning to page edges from age; what appears to be a name written on title page in ink; by one of the most famous of the Cambridge Platonists; JG consignment; shelved case 0.