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A Practical Guide to American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books.

By: Bennett, Whitman.

Price: $67.50

Seller ID: bennett,whitman.67.50statenisland:mauriziomarino

Staten Island: Maurizio Marino, no date but 1993. A Facsimile of the first edition of (1949), one of 150 copies only. Grey cloth, illustrated, 140 pp. A Fine copy. View more info

Typed letter, signed.

By: Bennett, Whitman.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: bennett,whitman.35dateddec.19,1950,tonotablebook

Dated Dec. 19, 1950, to notable book collector John S. Mayfield, discussing the poor reputation of writer Julian Hawthorne, son of Nathaniel, and human skin as a bookbinding material: “I have seen such books and the material is only like a bad grade of pig.” On Bennett Book Studios letterhead, with original mailing envelope. In Very Good condition. View more info

The Battle of Flodden-Field....An Heroic Poem, in Nine Fits or Parts, Collected From Antient Manuscripts.

By: Benson, Joseph.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: benson,joseph.400london:w.stuart,1774.secondbens

London: W. Stuart, 1774. Second Benson edition (ESTC, which notes, without attribution, that the first published edition of this old ballad was in 1664). Contemporary red morocco, gilt lettered and decorated, all edges gilt, 116 pp. This battle was fought in 1514 between the English and the Scottish - James IV of Scotland was killed on the field. A presentation copy: "W.B. (William Beattie) to N.P. (Nathaniel Parker) Willis"; the later ownership signature of James T. Fields, and the engraved book plate of his wife Annie's nephew, Boylston Adams Beal. William Beattie (1793-1875) was a p... View more info

An Archaeological Survey of White Valley, Millard County, Western Utah.

By: Berge, Dale L.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: berge,dalel.90noplace,nopublisher,july,1964.this

No place, no publisher, July, 1964. This is a Master's thesis at Brigham Young University. Cloth-backed printed wrappers, cloth split an inch at both ends of spine. Illustrated, maps including a large folding map, bibliography, 108 pp., printed on the recto only. This copy belonged to Jesse D. Jennings, signed on the front cover. A Very Good copy. View more info

An Archaeological Survey in the Castle Valley Area, Central Utah.

By: Berge, Dale L.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: berge,dalel.75provo:notpublished,june,1973.cardc

Provo: Not published, June, 1973. Card cover binder, printed paper label on the front. This is a copy of a submission to the Utah Power and Light Company; it was published the next year in paperback. With numerous holograph corrections to data in the appendices, likely with a view to publication. Some page soiling, a Very Good copy. View more info

The Evans Site. A Special Report.

By: Berry, Michael S.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: berry,michaels.75noplace,notpublished,issuedinal

No place, not published, issued in a limited printing for pre-publication release. Decemeber, 1972. Printed wrappers, 299 pp., illustrated. Jesse D. Jennings' copy, his signature on the front, and he provices the introduction. A little wear and soiling, a Very Good copy. View more info

Proust's Oriane. A Diptych.

By: Bibesco, Princess Marthe.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: bibesco,princessmarthe.35london:thefalconpress,(

London: The Falcon Press, (1952). First edition. Original cloth and dust jacket, illustrated, 89 pp. Light foxing to jacket, Fine with a very good jacket. View more info

Rainbow on My Heart. A Memoir of the Early Years of the Mission of Sant Ajaib Singh Ji.

By: Bicknell, Kent.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: bicknell,kent.35sanbornton,n.h.:santbanipress,20

Sanbornton, N.H.: Sant Bani Press, 2002. First edition. Original pictorial stiff-wraps, numerous illustrations in color, 313 pp. Signed on the half-title. An intimate narrative of time spent in India and North and South America during the years 1976-1979 with Ajaib Singh Ji, Master Teacher of the Science of the Spirit, Guru with students worldwide. Kent Bicknell went to Yale, where is Faculty Adviser was A. Bartlett Giamatti. He has a Master's degree from Goddard College and Doctorate in Education from Boston University. His main scholarly interests are the New England Transcendentalis... View more info

God's Charge Unto Israel. A Sermon the Annual Election, on Wednesday, January 6, 1836.

By: Bigelow, Andrew.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: bigelow,andrew.35boston:duttonandwentworth,1836.

Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, 1836. First edition. Original printed wrappers, 78 pp. Rev. David Damon's copy, his name written in a contemporary hand. Damon was Unitarian minister at West Cambridge. Moderate wear, thought the spine panel has eroded badly. A Very Good copy. View more info

Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece, With Other Poems.

By: Blackie, John Stuart.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: blackie,johnstuart.100edinburgh:sutherlandandkno

Edinburgh: Sutherland and Knox; London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1857. First edition (NCBEL). Original blue cloth, decorated in gilt and blind, lettered in gilt. Blackie was professor of Greek at Edinburgh University. Gift inscription on the half-title dated in the year of publication. Somewhat worn and rubbed but a Good, sound copy. View more info

Lays of the Highlands and Islands.

By: Blackie, John Stuart.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: blackie,johnstuart.60london:strahan&co.,1872.fir

London: Strahan & Co., 1872. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt, ruled in black. Poems celebrating Scottish scenes. Somewhat worn. A small ownership blindstamp on the endpaper. A Very Good copy. View more info

The Wisdom of Goethe.

By: Blackie, John Stuart.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: blackie,johnstuart.250edinburghandlondon:william

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood, 1883. First edition. Original brown cloth, lettered in gilt, decorated in gilt and black, all edges gilt. A presentation copy: "To my highly esteemed Christian friend, Mrs. Balfour, doubly dear. Dear from her own genial goodness. And, dear from the memory of her noble departed Lord, this (illegible) of the wisdom of the most lay and catholic thinker of these later times was presented by John Blackie (some Greek words) 1 July 1891." A Fine copy. View more info

Six Offprints from the Journal of the Royal Institution of Great Britain.

By: Blackie, John Stuart.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: blackie,johnstuart.125eachiscaptiontitle,withnew

Each is caption title, with new pagination, of a Blackie lecture given at a "Weekly Evening Meeting" of the Institution, as follow: (1). "On the Spartan Constitution and the Agrarian Laws of Lycurgus", April 22, 1864 12pp.; (2). "On the Music of Speech in the Greek and Latin Languages", May 3, 1867, 10pp.; (3). "On Scientific Method in the Interpretation of Popular Myths, with special reference to Greek Mythology", April 29, 1870, 13pp.; (4). "On the pre-Socratic Philosophy", April 21, 1871, 14pp.; (5). "On the Philological Character and Genius of th... View more info

Lyrical Poems.

By: Blackie, John Stuart.

Price: $115.00

Seller ID: blackie,johnstuart.115edinburgh:sutherlandandkno

Edinburgh: Sutherland and Knox; London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1860. First edition (NCBEL v.3, 510). Original red cloth, gilt, decorated in blind, 305 pp. plus 2 pp. of ads. A presentation copy: “To The Rev Dr Somerville with Sincere esteem from J.S. Blackie; Edinburgh, 20 May 1887.” Lightly soiled and rubbed corners,spine darkened, cocked, a Very Good copy. View more info

Lays of the Highlands and Islands.

By: Blackie, John Stuart.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: blackie,johnstuart.90london:strahan&co.,1873.sec

London: Strahan & Co., 1873. Second edition. Original reddish cloth, gilt-lettered, ruled in gilt, black, and blind. Poems celebrating Scottish scenes. A presentation copy, to an illegible recipient, signed. A little rubbed, slightly cocked, a Very Good copy. View more info

“Orcandum et Schetlandiae Insularum Accuratisima Descriptio.”

By: Blaeu, Willem.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: blaeu,willem.400doublepageengravedmap,handcolore

Double page engraved map, hand colored, of Scotland’s northern isles, The Orkneys and The Shetlands. About 1685. Taken from the Blaeu Atlas Major or Cosmographia Blaviana, one of the largest and most splendid of the multi-volume Dutch world atlases. Published in 1662-65, its 594 maps and 3, 368 pages of texts collectively presented the state of geographic knowledge of the world in the mid-17th century. Volume VI of the work was devoted to maps of Scotland and Ireland, bringing forward the original mapping of Scotland from the work of Timothy Pont, first published in Blaeu’s Atlas Novus of ... View more info

The Chevalier of Pensieri-Vani. Together With Frequent References to the Prorege of Arcopia.

By: Blake, Henry B. Blake.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: blake,henryb.blake.100boston:j.g.cupples,(1890).

Boston: J.G. Cupples, (1890). First edition, second printing, the first with the author's true name on the title page. Original white half-leather, lettered and decorated in red and black, and batik boards in a love-bird pattern. This printing also noted in cloth and wrappers (Brick Row Book Shop, Catalogue 120, Pt. 1). A tall copy, 7 1/2 x 5 inches, likely a large paper, deluxe copy. Fuller's first book (BAL 6462). The first printing was reviewed enthusiastically by Charles Eliot Norton and James Russell Lowell. It was reprinted several times and a "new, revised" edition came ... View more info

The Prophetic Writings of William Blake.

By: Blake, William.

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: blake,william.225intwovolumes,complete.oxford:th

In Two Volumes, complete. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1926. First edition thus (Bentley and Nurmi, Part I, 251). Original blue cloth, gilt lettered and decorated, illustrated; xvi, 644; xxii, 361. Edited by D.J. Sloss and J.P.R. Wallis. Minimal rubbing, a Fine set, unopened. View more info

Autograph Letter, Signed.

By: Blaze de Bury, Yetta.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: blazedebury,yetta.75dated1879,toledirecteurofapu

Dated 1879, to "le directeur" of a publishing firm. Inquiring about the status of the proofs of his "Bourget", which he sent many weeks ago and fears, since he has heard nothing, may be lost. Also, giving him a heads up that "a new book is appearing, upon a new series of letters between Mme (George) Sand and (Alfred de) Musset....unknown to the public and confided by Musset's surviving sister to the editor of the book....and I think this new publication would afford an excellent occasion for portraiting (some of) the romantiques." Yetta Blaze de Bury (d. 1902) was a ... View more info

Charles Lamb and His Contemporaries.

By: Blunden, Edmund.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: blunden,edmund.10cambridge:theuniversitypress,19

Cambridge: The University Press, 1933. First edition, English issue (Kirkpatrick, A49). Original blue cloth, gilt, 215 pp. Soiled, dust-soiled, some rubbing, bumps to both top edges. Slightly cocked. A Good copy, only. View more info