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Attractive / IntriguingLiber Amicorum
(“G.H.'s” School Days)?  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Denkmale der Freundschaft.” Germany & Central Europe, 1800–06. 8vo (12 cm, 4.7"). [approx. 200] ff.; illus.
$450.00
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Literati Literature
Gaddi, Jacopo.  Adlocutiones, et elogia exemplaria, cabalistica, oratoria, mixta, sepulcralia. Florentiae: Typis Petri Nestei, ad signum solis, 1636. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.34"). [2] ff., 187, [1] pp. [with the same author's] [Corollarium poeticum]. [Florence: Pietro Nesti, 1636]. 118, [2] pp. (probably lacking first two preliminary leaves).
$650.00
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ThePLAYS Complete & in a Signed Binding
Galsworthy, John.  The plays.... London: Duckworth, 1929. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [8], 1150, [2] pp.
$100.00
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“A Fair General View of theMost Important Characters”
Galt, John.  The lives of the players. Boston: Frederic S. Hill, 1831. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). 2 vols. viii, 315 pp.; [4], 308 pp.
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DIFFERENCES Between France & Spain
  & Frenchmen & SpaniardsIn ITALIAN
García, Carlos.  Antipatia de francesi e spagnuoli. Venetia: Presso Cristoforo Tomasini, 1640. 12mo. 216 pp.
$475.00
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Magic Realism & Surrealism
García Márquez, Gabriel.  One hundred years of solitude. [New York]: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Folio (28.5 cm, 11.25"). xii, [2], 348, [3] pp.; 9 pls.
$375.00
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GiltMOSAIC Binding
[Gavard, Charles].  Souvenir d'une promenade a Versailles. Paris: au Bureau des Galeries Historiques de Versailles, [ca. 1850–55]. Folio (36.5 cm; 14.5"). [6] ff., 50 leaves of plates.
$600.00
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18th-CenturyLondon, IllustratedChiswick Press
Gay, John.  Trivia: Or, the art of walking the streets of London. London: Daniel O'Connor, 1922. (28.3 cm, 11.2"). xxiv, 90, [2] pp.; 16 plts.
$100.00
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ALDINE Attic Nights . . .
Gellius, Aulus.  Auli Gellii noctivm Atticarvm libri vndeviginti. [colophon: Venetiis: in Aedibus Aldi, et Andreae Soceri, mense Septembri 1515. 8vo (17 cm; 6.625"). [32], 289, [51] ff. (errors in foliation, but complete).
$3000.00
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Prize Copy ofthe Attic Nights
Gellius, Aulus.  Auli Gellii Noctium atticarum libri XX prout supersunt quos ad libros msstos novo & multo labore exegerunt.... Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Cornelium Boutesteyn & Johannem du Vivié, 1706. 4to (26, 10.25" cm). Add. engr. t.-p., [34], 903, [65 (index; 1 final f. blank)] pp.
$650.00
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NEVER Go into Society with Your Mind en Deshabille
Gentleman, A.  The laws of etiquette; or, short rules and reflections for conduct in society. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1836. 12mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"). 172 pp.
$150.00
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CORNERSTONE for anAMERICAN SPORTING LIBRARY
“Gentleman of Philadelphia County, A” [i.e., Jesse Y. Kester].  The American shooter's manual, comprising such plain and simple rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a full knowledge of all that relates to the dog, and the correct use of a gun; also a description of the game of this country. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.125"). [2] ff., pp. [ix]–249, [1] p., [1 (errata)] f., [3 (ads)] ff.; frontis., 2 plts.
$1800.00
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We Are Not Fighting a War of Aggression against the German People”
George, David Lloyd.  British war aims. New York: George H. Doran Co., 1918. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 15, [1] pp.
$45.00
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Acts on theCusp of Secession
Georgia.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Acts of the General Assembly of the state of Georgia, passed in Milledgeville, at the annual session in November and December, 1860. Milledgeville: Bougton, Nisbett & Barnes, 1861. 8vo. 267, [1] pp.
$300.00
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The Yaks are Strong & Hardy
Gerard, Alexander.  Account of Koonawur in the Himalaya, etc. etc. etc. London: James Madden & Co., 1841. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). xiii, [3], 190, [2], [195]–308 (i.e., 310), xxvi, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$1750.00
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Polenta before It Was Made withTurkey Wheat”
& Woodcuts from theMoretus Press
Gerard, John.  The herball, or, General historie of plantes. London: Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton & Richard Whitakers, 1636. Large folio (35.5 cm; 14"). [19 of 20] ff., 1630 [i.e., 1634] pp., [24 of 25] ff. (without the initial and final blank leaves).
$13,500.00
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Money & Passion
Gere, Charlotte, & Marina Vaizey.  Great women collectors. London: Philip Wilson, 1999. Folio (27 cm, 10.6"). 208 pp.
$35.00
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Geree'sFIRST Vindication Infant-baptisme
Geree, John.  Vindiciae paedo-baptismi: Or, a vindication of infant baptism, in a full answer to Mr. Tombs his twelve arguments alleaged against it in his Exercitation, and whatsoever is rational, or material in his answer to Mr. Marshals Sermon. London: Pr. by John Field for Christopher Meredith, 1646. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [8], 71, [1] pp.
$800.00
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One Writer's Prose isAnother's Poetry
Gessner, Salomon.  Salomon Gessners auserlesene Idyllen in Verse. Berlin: Gedrukt und verlegt von J.F. Unger, 1787. Small 8vo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). 192 pp.
$200.00
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Ship of Fools as BASIS forRenaissance SERMONS
TWO of the Ship'sEmblematic Woodcuts
Geyler [Geiler], Johann, von Keysersperg.  Nauicula siue speculu[m] fatuor[um] Presta[n]tissimi sacrar[um] literaru[m] doctoris Joannis Geyler Keysersbergij. Concionatoris Arge[n]tinen[sis] a Jacobo Othero collecta. Compendiosa vitae eiusdem descriptio, per Beatum Rhenanum Selestatinum. Ad Narragoniam. [colophon: Argen{torati}: Excriptum in aedibus Schurerianis, 1510]. 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). [284] ff.
$5250.00
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Postcard of The Last King”Howard's TalePromised/PROMOTED
Gianni, Gary, illus.  Robert E. Howard's Bran Mak Morn. London: Wandering Star, 2000. 10.2 cm, 4". [1] f.
$3.00  [That's CORRECT!]
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Neil Gaiman ThoughtTHIS Art Perfectly Matched Howard's Vision
Gianni, Gary, illus.  The Solomon Kane sketchbook. London: Wandering Star, [1997]. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [16] pp.; illus.
$35.00
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History of Convocation. Gibson on Ecclesiastical Law.
Gibson, Edmund.  Synodus Anglicana: Or, the constitution and proceedings of an English convocation, shown from the acts and registers thereof, to be agreeable to the principles of an Episcopal church. London: A. & J. Churchill, 1702. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [2], xii, [24], 221, [1], 130, [2], 137–76, 169–75, 222–308, [10] pp. (pagination erratic, text complete).
$450.00

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The Lyf of Seynt Katerine
Gibbs, Henry Hucks.  The life and martyrdom of Saint Katerine of Alexandria, virgin and martyr. Now first printed from a manuscript of the early part of the fifteenth century in the possession of Henry Hucks Gibbs, with preface, notes, glossary, and appendix. London: Nichols & Sons, 1884. 4to (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], xix, [1], 86, [2], lxii, 188 pp.; 1 col. plt.
$500.00
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A Tour of French Colonial Africa
Gide, André.  Travels in the Congo.  New York: Modern Age Books, Inc., 1937. 12mo. [12], 305, [4] pp.
$30.00
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First Irish Edition: Feudal Law & Its Applications, from a
Former Darling of the Nation
Gilbert, Geoffrey, Sir.  A treatise of tenures. Containing the original, nature, use, and effect of feudal or common-law tenures. Dublin: Pr. by Alex. M'Culloh for Sarah Cotter, 1754. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). vii, [1], 144, [36 (index)] pp.
$700.00
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As the Puritan & Industrial Bases of Our Civilization Crumble beneath Us . . .
A Change ofCLOTHES Becomes Inevitable”
Signed by Gill
Gill, Eric.  Clothes an essay upon the nature and significance of the natural and artificial integuments worn by men and women. London & Toronto: Jonathan Cape (pr. by Walter Lewis at the University Press, Cambridge), 1931. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). [6], 196, [4] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Eric Gill Writes, His Son-in-Law Draws
Gill, Eric, & Denis Tegetmeier.  Unholy trinity. London: J. M. Dent & Sons (for Hague & Gill Ltd. [prs.]), [colophon: 1938]. Square 8vo (21 cm; 8"). [12] ff. (i.e., [24] pp.), illus.
$145.00
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A Popular &THEN-Pioneering History
Gillies, John.  The history of ancient Greece, its colonies and conquests; from the earliest accounts, till the division of the Macedonian empire in the east. Including the history of literature, philosophy, and the fine arts. Dublin: Burnet, Colles, Moncrieffe, et al., 1786. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 3 vols. I: xii, 596 pp.; 1 fold. map. II: [2], viii, 588 pp.; 1 fold. map. III: vii, [1], 540, [64 (index )] pp.
$500.00
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PAY orI'll Tell the Truth About You
Giovio, Paolo.  Pauli Jovii Novocomensis episcopi Nucerini Illustrium virorum vitae. Quibus nunc accesserunt Turcarum imperatorum vitae, eodem autore, ex Italico in Latinum conversae, cum genuino indice. Basileae [i.e., Basel]: Per Henricum Petri et Petrum Pernam, 1567. 8vo. 2 vols. in 1. (891 [i.e. 893], [3] pp. (pp. [895–96] blank); 482 [i.e., 472], [104] pp.).
$1450.00
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Freed from GRINDING Poverty in London, a WriterLooks Back at Life
Gissing, George, ed.  The private papers of Henry Ryecroft. Portland, ME: Thomas Bird Mosher, 1921. 4to (19.4 cm, 7.6"). lxiv, 246, [2] pp.
$45.00
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ClassicInvaluable
Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall.  Encyclopedia of the book. Second edition with a new introduction by Donald Farren. New Castle (DE): Oak Knoll Press & the British Library, 2001. 8vo. xxiii, [1], 551, [1] pp.
$75.00
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