GENERAL MISCELLANY
Aa-Al   •   Am-Az   •   Ba-Bos   •   Bibles1   •   Bibles2   •   Bibles3   •   Bot-Bz  
Ca-Cd   •   Ce-Cl   •   Co-Cz   •   D   •   E   •   F   •   Ga-Gl   •   Gm-Gz   •   Ha-Hd
He-Hz   •   I   •   J   •   K   •   La-Ld   •   Le-Ln   •   Lo-Lz   •   Ma-Mb   •   Mc-Mi
Mj-Mz   •   N-O   •   Pa-Pe   •   Pf-Pn   •   Po-Pz   •   Q-Rg   •   Rh-Rz
Sa-Sc   •   Sd-So   •   Sp-Sz   •   Ta-Ti   •   Tj-U   •   V-Wa   •   Wb-Z
[ ]


“The Liveliest Pedestrian Environment in Los Angeles” In Miniature
Weber, Francis J.  Farmer's market. [San Fernando, CA]: Junípero Serra Press, 1991. Miniature (7.2 cm, 2.85"). [2], 13, [1] pp.
$40.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For more COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For a bit more AGRICULTURE,  click here!

“The Nation's Foremost Etcher”
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1974. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). [2], 18, [2] pp.; illus.
$200.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For MINIATURES & NEAR-MINIATURES,  click here.
For BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS,  click here.

A Poem CommemoratingFifteen Lost Smokejumpers
(50 COPIES)
Weil, James L.  Mann Gulch. New York: Kelly Winterton Press, 2000. 12mo (19.1 cm; 7.5"). [5] ff.
$100.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For FIREFIGHTING,  click here.
For COLLECTED PRESSES
              & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

An Impressive Array ofCollotype Plates
Weitenkampf, Frank.  Famous prints: masterpieces of graphic art reproduced from rare originals. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Folio (39.5 cm, 15.6"). xx, [140] pp. 70 plates.
$250.00
Click the image for an enlargement.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For ART REFERENCE,  click here.

“The Finest Novel aboutAdvertising Ever Written”
Wells, H.G.  Tono-Bungay. New York: Printed for the Members of The Limited Editions Club, 1960. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). xii, [2], 395, [3] pp. 15 plates.
$75.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For HUMOR,  click here.
For COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For MEDICINE,  click here.
For LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB
      books,  click here.

For COLLECTED PRESSES
              & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

Or for “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

The Dragon's Rage, The Shakers, & The Kingdom of Glory
Wells, Seth Youngs.   Millennial praises, containing a collection of gospel hymns, in four parts; adapted to the day of Christ's second appearing. Composed for the use of his people. Hancock: Pr. by Josiah Tallcott, jr., 1813. 12mo. viii, 288, [4 (adv.)] pp.
$3500.00
Click the interior images for enlargements.
      For PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
For HYMNALS,  click here.

I Believe She Was Not Only a Good Woman, but Good in an Eminent Degree”
Wesley, John.  An extract of the life of Madam Guion. London: Printed by R. Hawes, And sold at the Foundry ... & at the Rev. Mr. Wesley's Preaching-Houses, 1776. 12mo ( ). 230 pp.
$400.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
For TRANSLATIONS,  click here.
For BIOGRAPHIES, mostly 20th-Century
    “General Reading” & Inexpensive,  click here.

For PHILOSOPHY,  click here.
For more of WOMEN's interest,  click here.

“The Phallic Idea”
Westropp, Hodder Michael; & Charles Staniland Wake.  Ancient symbol worship. Influence of the phallic idea in the religions of antiquity. New York: J.W. Bouton & London: Trübner & Co., 1874. 8vo (24.7 cm, 9.75"). 98, [6 (adv.)] pp.
$200.00
For a bit of ARCHAEOLOGY,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
 For a little more of (mostly the “litest”) EROTICA,  click here.

Lappish Devotionals Rare, by Our Tracing
Wexels, Wilhelm Andreas.  Rokkus-ja oappo-girje. Samas jårggaluvvum. Kristianiast: Kr. Gröndahl lut prenttijuvvum, 1840. [1] f., 209, [1 blank] pp.
$450.00
Click the interior image for an enlargement.
For more RELIGION,  click here.
For more TRANSLATIONS,  click here.

LEC: “A Magic Door” into the Past
Wharton, Edith.  The age of innocence. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1973. 8vo (27.5 cm, 10.9"). xii, [4], 3–311, [3] pp.; illus.
$70.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB books,  click here.
For more of WOMEN's interest,  click here.

Ethan Frome
Wharton, Edith.  Ethan Frome. London: Macmillan & Co., 1912. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). [2], 195, [1 (blank)] pp.
$250.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For more of WOMEN's interest,  click here.

A Young Puritan’s Example
Wheatley, James.  An extract of the life and death of Mr. John Janeway. London: John Paramore, 1783. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). 40 pp.
$300.00

For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
For BIOGRAPHIES, mostly 20th-Century
    "General Reading" & Inexpensive,  click here.

Building the BEST Country House forPeaceful, Pleasant Lives in America
Wheeler, Gervase.  Rural homes; or sketches of houses suited to American country life with original plans, designs, &c. Detroit: Kerr & Doughty (pr. by C.W. Benedict), 1854. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.2"). 298, 4, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 10 plts.
$100.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For “EVIDENCE of READERSHIP,”  click here.
For GARDENING books,  click here.
For ARCHITECTURE,  click here.
For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
$2500.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For ART REFERENCE,  click here.
For Books with SPECIAL
           PROVENANCE,  click here.

For COLLECTED PRESSES
              & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

White of Savannah OPINES as to England
White, Joshua E.  Letters on England: Comprising descriptive scenes; with remarks on the state of society, domestic economy, habits of the people, and condition of the manufacturing classes generally.... Philadelphia: M. Carey (pr. by William Fry), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.4"). 2 vols. I: xv, [1], 358 pp. II: xi, [1], 324 pp.
$400.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For more SETS,  click here.
      For more PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For more VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
"EXOTIC" PLACES,  click here.

Clandestinely Printed
White, Thomas.  An apology for Rushworth's Dialogues. Wherein the exceptions of the Lords Falkland and Digby are answer'd: and the arts of their commended Daillé discover'd. Paris [really, England]: Jean Billain [really, a clandestine press], 1654. 12mo (14.2 cm; 5.125"). [8] ff., 261 pp., [1 (blank)] p., lacks final blank.
$395.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 17TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For CATHOLICA,  click here.
For RELIGION generallyclick here.
For FALSE IMPRINTS &
         BIBLIO-FRAUD,  click here.

For HUMAN RIGHTS,  click here.
For Books with SPECIAL
           PROVENANCE,  click here.

BEFORE His Falling-Out withthe WesleysTravels in Georgia
Whitefield, George.  A journal of a voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia. In two parts. Part I. From London to Gibraltar. Part II. From Gibraltar to Savannah. [bound with the same author's] A continuation of the Reverend Mr. Whitefield's journal from his arrival at Savannah, to his return to London. London: Pr. for James Hutton, 1739. 8vo. [2] ff., 38 pp., [1] f. London: Pr. for James Hutton, 1739. 8vo. 55, [1 (blank)] pp.
$2000.00
Click the interior images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
      For PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
“EXOTIC” PLACES,  click here.

For RELIGION,  click here.

I Never Did Pretend to These Extraordinary Operations of Working Miracles”
Whitefield, George.  The Rev. Mr. Whitefield’s answer, to the Bishop of London’s last pastoral letter. London: Pr. by W. Strahan for J. Oswald, 1739. 8vo (20.6 cm, 8.1"). 27, [1] pp. (without half-title and final adv. leaf).
$550.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
      For PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.

Bird & Bull PressClubs Compared
Whitehill, Walter Muir.  The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1887–1973. [Philadelphia]: Printed for The Philobiblon Club [by the] Bird & Bull Press, 1973. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). 13, [1 (colophon)] pp.
$75.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For more of PHILADELPHIA interest,  click here.
For PHILOBIBLON PUBLICATIONS,  click here.
For BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS,  click here.
For COLLECTED PRESSES
            & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

The Title Was Self-Deprecating But the Work Lives On . . .
Whitman, Walt.  Leaves of grass. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 404 pp.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For PHILOSOPHY,  click here.
 For a bit of (mostly very mild!) EROTICA,  click here.
For Books with SPECIAL
           PROVENANCE,  click here.

Strawberry HillPress Book
Whitworth, Charles Whitworth, Baron.  An account of Russia as it was in the year 1710. [Twickenham]: Printed at Strawberry-Hill, 1758. Small 8vo (18 cm; 7.25"). xxiv, 158, [2] pp.
$825.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For ENGLISH POLITICS,  click here.
For VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
“EXOTIC” PLACES,  click here.

For COLLECTED PRESSES
              & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

Literature, Philosophy, PoliticsAmericana!
Wieland, Christoph Martin, ed.  Der teutsche Merkur. Weimar : Im Verlag der Gesellschaft, 1774–76. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 1774: 2 vols. (of 4). II: [1] f., 365, [1] pp. III: 397, [3] pp. 1775: 2 vols. (of 4). I: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrapper. II: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrappers. 1776: 2 vols. (of 4). I: [1] f., 290 pp., 4 plates II: 310 pp. [1] ff., 3 plates.
$750.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For BOOKS IN GERMAN,  click here.
      For PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For more of MILITARY/NAVAL interest,  click here.
For PHILOSOPHY,  click here.
For Books with SPECIAL
           PROVENANCE,  click here.

The Anonymously Published First EditonA Change in Direction forWieland
[Wieland, Christoph Martin].  Musarion, oder die Philosophie der Grazien. Ein Gedicht, in drey Büchern. Leipzig: Bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1768. 8vo. 96 pp.
$500.00
Click the images for enlargement.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For BOOKS IN GERMAN,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For PHILOSOPHY,  click here.

Signed by Wilder
Wilder, Thornton.  Our town. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Folio (30.4 cm, 11.9"). 118, [2] pp.; 4 double-page col. plts.
$200.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For THEATER/THEATRE,  click here.
For LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB books,  click here.

I Should Be Glad to Send You Some Points . . . but . . .”
Willard, Frances Elizabeth.  Autograph Letter Signed to unknown recipient (“My dear Friend”). Twilight Park [Catskill Mountains, NY]: 17 September 1894. Small 8vo (7.75"). 1 p.
$400.00
Click the image for an enlargement.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For TEMPERANCE,  click here.
For more of WOMEN's interest,  click here.
For MANUSCRIPTS,  click here.  

The First Colonial Folio: 20 Years' Worth of
 Puritan Thought on the CATECHISM
Willard, Samuel.  A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the Assembly's shorter catechism wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded ... and a great light thereby reflected on the present age. Boston: Pr. by B. Green & S. Kneeland for B. Eliot & D. Henchman, 1726. Folio (35 cm, 13.75"). [2], iv, 3, [3], 666, 581–914, [2] pp. (pagination erratic, skips 160–76); complete as issued.
$2500.00
Click the images for enlargement.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
      For PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
For FINE, ATTRACTIVE, &/or
              *INTERESTING* BINDINGS,  click here .

For Books with SPECIAL
           PROVENANCE,  click here.

Williams's First Published Poem
Williams, C.K.  A day for Anne Frank. Philadelphia: The Falcon Press, 1968. 8vo (29.8 cm, 11.75"). [16] pp.; illus.
$875.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For a bit more JUDAICA / HEBRAICA,  click here.
For more ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.

Early American Science in Aid ofNAVIGATIONPresentation Copy
Williams, Jonathan.  Thermometrical navigation. Being a series of experiments and observations tending to prove that ascertaining the relative heat of the sea-water from time to time, the passage of a ship through the Gulph [sic] Stream, and from deep water into soundings, may be discovered in time to avoid danger, although (owing to tempestuous weather) it may be impossible to heave the lead or observe the heavenly bodies. Extracted from the American Philosophical Transactions, vol. 2 & 3, with additions and improvements. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by R. Aitken, 1799. 8vo (23 cm; 8.9"). xii, 98 pp., [2] ff., [1] fold. engr. map.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
      For PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For MARITIME matters,  click here.
For SCIENCE,  click here.
For more COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
“EXOTIC” PLACES,  click here.

For more of PHILADELPHIA interest,  click here.
For Books with SPECIAL
           PROVENANCE,  click here.

H.D., Hemingway, Stein, Marianne Moore, & So Many Others Were His FRIENDS
Williams, William Carlos.  The autobiography of William Carlos Williams.  New York: Random House, © 1951.  8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). xiv, 402 pp.
$450.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For BIOGRAPHIES, mostly 20th-Century
    “General Reading” & Inexpensive,  click here.

Avant GardeArtists & Writers, 1951
Williams, William Carlos.  [cover title] The Living theatre. Stein, Picasso, Eliot. [New York]: No publisher/printer, [1951]. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). 16 pp., plus wrappers.
$475.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For THEATER/THEATRE,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For TRANSLATIONS,  click here.
For more COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For more of WOMEN's interest,  click here.

Willis “Pitched His Tent” by theSusquehanna River
Willis, Nathaniel Parker.  A l'abri, or, The tent pitch'd. New York: Samuel Colman (pr. by Scatcherd & Adams), 1839. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.6"). 172, 12 (adv.) pp.
$150.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
“EXOTIC” PLACES,  click here.

For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

Deluxe Comedic Production, Deluxe Binding
Wills, William Henry, ed.  Poets' wit and humour. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1861. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). [8], 278, [1] pp.; illus.
$975.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For more POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For MAINE,  click here.
For more ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For FINE, ATTRACTIVE, & INTERESTING
        BINDINGS,  click here .

For more LITERATURE,  click here.
For more “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
    & UNDER,  click here.

ASCARCE Labor of Love
Wilson, Douglas.  The story of Little Rabbit. [London?: 1973]. Oblong 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). [24] ff.; col. illus.
$450.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For CHILDREN'S BOOKS, many
                    ILLUSTRATED,  click here.

For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS generally,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.

Polynesia & Tahiti 7 Maps & 6 PlatesAbsorbing Narratives
Wilson, William, ed. & illus.  A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries; and illustrated with maps, charts, and views ... London: Pr. by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). [12], c, 420, [12] pp.; 7 fold. maps, 6 plts.
$2000.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For more 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For more VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
“EXOTIC” PLACES,  click here.

For MARITIME matters,  click here.
For more ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
& for more RELIGION,  click here.

Kneel Side by Side”
Wise, Daniel.  Bridal greetings: A marriage gift,  in which the mutual duties of husband and wife are familiarly illustrated and enforced. New York: Carlton & Phillips, 1852. 16mo. Frontis., 160 pp.
$42.50
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For AMERICAN GIFT BOOKS,  click here.
For CONDUCT Books,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
For books in handsome
                          PUBLISHER'S CLOTH,  click here.

For more of WOMEN's interest,  click here.

Correspondence in the Dutch Golden Age.  New York Reverts to English Control
Witt, Johan de.  Brieven, geschreven ende gewisselt tusschen den Heer Johan de Witt, raedt-pensionaris en Groot-Segelbewaerder Van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt; ende de gevolmaghtigden van den staedt der Vereenighde Nederlanden, so in Vranckryck, Engelandt, Sweden, Denemarcken, Poolen, enz. Beginnende met den jaere 1652. tot het jaer 1669. incluys. Gravenhage: Hendrick Scheurleer, 1723–25. 4to (26 cm, 10.25"). 6 vols. I: xxvi, 1 plt., 694 pp. II: [2], 654 pp., [24] ff. III: Engr. frontis., [2], xl, 880 pp. IV: [2], 926, [2] pp. V: [2], xxvii, [1], 568 pp. VI: [2], 614 pp.
$1250.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For BOOKS IN DUTCH,  click here.
For VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
“EXOTIC” PLACES,  click here.

For TREATIES,  click here.
For SETS,  click here.

A Glimpse of Public Policy from theDutch Golden Age
Witt, Johan de.  Resolutien der heeren Staten van Hollandt ende West-Vriesland van consideratie, ende oock voor de toekomende tyden dienende, genomen zedert den aenvangh der bedieninge van den Heer Johan de Witt ... beginnende met den tweeden Augusti 1653. ende eyndigende met den negentiende December 1668. Utrecht: Willem vande Water, 1706. 4to (25.3 cm; 10"). [2] ff., 635, 638–828, [33] pp.
$550.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For BOOKS IN DUTCH,  click here.
For COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For MARITIME matters,  click here.

Decisions Best Keptfrom Public View
Witt, Johan de.  Secret Resolutien van de edele groot mog. heeren Staten van Holland en Westvriesland genomen zedert den aanvang der bedieninge van den Heer Johan de Witt als Raadpensionaris van den zelven Lande en door denseljden Heer onderscheiden Hyck van de Resolutien van Consideratie, die op zich zelfs een bysonder Werk uitmaken, by een vergadert : Beginnende met den Jaere 1653 en eindigende met dem Jaere 1668. Utrecht: by Willem vande Water, 1717. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 2 vols. I: [4] ff., 622 (i.e., 620) pp., [6] ff. II: [1] f., 687, [1 (blank)] pp., [4] ff.
$550.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For BOOKS IN DUTCH,  click here.
For more COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For more of MILITARY/NAVAL interest,  click here.
For SETS,  click here.

Early U.S. Edition of aPioneering Work
Wollstonecraft, Mary.  A vindication of the rights of woman: With strictures on political and moral subjects. Boston: Peter Edes for Thomas & Andrews, 1792. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 340 pp.
$4500.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For more 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
      For more PRE-1820 AMERICANA,  click here.
For more HUMAN RIGHTS,  click here.
For more of WOMEN's interest,  click here.

GEHENNA Fine Press Afro-Americanum
Woolman, John.  Some considerations on the keeping of Negroes 1754; Considerations on the keeping of Negroes 1762. [Northampton, MA]: [colophon: Printed at The Gehenna Press, copyright 1975]. 8vo (21 cm.; 8.25"). 84 pp., [6] ff.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.
      For PRE-1820 AMERICANA click here
  and/or

      POST-1820 AMERICANA click here.

For ABOLITION / BLACK HISTORY,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
For a “shelf” dedicated specifically to the
FRIENDS/QUAKERS,  click here.

For COLLECTED PRESSES
          & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

Decided Intimations of Immortality” The LEC Wordsworth
Wordsworth, William.  The poems of William Wordsworth. Cambridge: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the University Printing House, 1973. 8vo (28 cm, 11"). xviii, 259, [3] pp.; 10 col. plts.
$90.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB
      books,  click here.

For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

Early 19th-Century SpanishPRINTED Patent of Nobility
A Full-Page Engraving in Sepia
(Ximenez de Bagües, Pedro).  Real provision executoria de infanzonía en propiedad ganada por Don Pedro Ximenez de Bagües, y sus hijos Doña Valera, y Don Mariano Ximenez de Bagües: Don Francisco Gimenez de Bagües con sus hijos Doña Maria de los Remedios, Doña Maria de los Dolores, y Don Francisco Xavier Ximenez de Bagües, de Ximenez de Bagües, vecinos de esta ciudad de Zaragoza, y Don Josef Ximenez de Bagües, y sus hijos Don Pio, Doña Mariana, Don Mariano, Doña Severa, y Doña Lorenza Ximenez de Bagües de la ciudad de Huesca. Zaragoza: Herederos de la Viuda de Francisco Moreno, 1805. Folio (29.4 cm; 11.625"). [17] ff., 4 plt.
$750.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For CHIVALRY,  click here.
For EUROPEAN LAW,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For BIOGRAPHIES, mostly 20th-Century
    “General Reading” & Inexpensive,  click here.

This appears in the HISPANIC
                      MISCELLANY — click here.

Bulls Bow Down & Fiends Are Powerless
[IN ITALIAN]
Ximénez, Mateo.  Compendio della vita del beato Sebastiano d'Apparizio, laico professo dell'ordine de' Minori Osservanti del Padre S. Francesco della provincia del Santo Evangelio nel Messico. Roma: Stamperia Salomoni, 1789. 4to (24.2 cm, 9.5"). xvi pp., port., 228 pp., [1] f. [with] Coleccion de estampas que representan los principales pasos, echos, y prodigios del Bto.. Frai Sebastian de Aparizio, relig[ios]o. franciscano de la provincia del S[an]to Evangelio de Mexico. Dispuesta por el R.P. Fr. Mateo Ximenez. Roma: por el incisor Pedro Bombelli, 1789. 4to (23.5 cm, 9.125"). Engr. title, [100] of [129] plts.
$7500.00
Click any image where the hand appears on
mouse-over, for an enlargement.
For more 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS, click here.
For more BOOKS IN ITALIAN,  click here.
Or for more ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.

YALIEHIJINX
Yale University.  The Yale naught-ical almanac for 1872. New Haven, CT: Published uner the auspices of the Tale Tract Association, [1871]. 8vo. 32 pp.; illus.; plus wrappers. [with] The Yale naught-ical almanac for 1873. [New Haven: no printer or publisher, 1872.] 8vo. 40 pp., illus.; plus wrappers. [with] The Yale naughty-gal all-man-ax for 1875. [New Haven: no printer or publisher, 1874.] 8vo. 44 pp., illus.; plus wrappers.
$425.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES,  click here.
For HUMOR,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For more COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For a little more CONNECTICUT'iana,  click here.
For ALMANACS,  click here.
For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

A Zen-Inspired Objet d'Art A Marriage of Tradition & Modernity
Yamamoto, Masao.  Omizuao. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2003. Folio (Box: 30.2 cm, 11.9"). [1] f.; col. illus.
$1500.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For more of JAPANESE interest,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For FINE, ATTRACTIVE, & INTERESTING
               BINDINGS,  click here.

Curiosity Should Be “Cherished” in Children . . .
  Though Other Appetites” Should BeSuppressed” . . .
Young, David.  The illustrated family Christian almanac for the United States, for the year ... 1853, ... Calculated for Boston, New York, Washington, and Charleston ... New York & Boston: American Tract Society, [1852]. 12mo. 48 pp.
$18.50
Click the image for an enlargement.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For CHILDREN / EDUCATION,  click here.
For RELIGION,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For ALMANACS,  click here.
For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

Shaker “Statement”
Youngs, Benjamin Seth.  The testimony of Christ's second appearing; containing a general statement of all things pertaining to the faith and practice of the Church of God in this latter-day. Albany: E. & E. Hosford, 1810. 12mo. xxxviii, 620, [2] pp.
$450.00

Click the image to the right
for an enlargement.
For RELIGION,  click here.

Handsome & Thought-Provoking — For Bibliophiles, California Dreamin'”!
Zamorano Club (Larry E. Burgess, William G. Donohoo, Alan H. Jutzi, Gordon J. Van De Water, Gary F. Kurutz, comps.).  Zamorano select. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 2010. 8vo (23 cm; 9.25"). [2], 169, [3] pp., illus. (some col., some mounted).
$125.00
Click the image for an enlargement.
For more of CALIFORNIA interest,  click here.
For BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS,  click here.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

Peruvian ConquestIllustrated
Zárate, Agustín de. Histoire de la decouverte et de laconquete du Perou. Traduite de l'Espagnol...par S.D.C. Paris: La compagnie des libraires, 1716. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [40], 360 pp.; 13 (2 fold.) plts., 1 fold. map. II: [8], 479, [1 (blank)] pp.
$700.00

Click the interior images for enlargements.
For more 18TH-CENTURY BOOKS,  click here.
For more SOUTH AMERICANA,  click here.
For more ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
 This set also appears in the HISPANIC
                MISCELLANY — click here.

For more SETS,  click here!

A Polyglot Dictionary ofAmerican Indian Languages
Zeisberger, David.  Zeisberger's Indian dictionary: English, German, Iroquois — The Onondaga, and Algonquin — The Delaware. Cambridge: John Wilson & Son, 1887. 4to (27.5 cm; 11"). v, [1 (blank), 236 pp.
$150.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For POST-1820 AMERICANAclick here.
For more of NATIVE AMERICAN interest,  click here.
For DICTIONARIES/GRAMMARS, ETC.,  click here.
For TRANSLATIONS,  click here.

FATHER'S FATHERSOne of 50 Copies
Zundenfel, Dieter.  Father's fathers. Six poems with six wood engravings. Lebanon, PA: Red Howler Press, 1989. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). [10] ff., 6 plates; illus.
$275.00
Click the images for enlargements.
For ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
For COLLECTED PRESSES
            & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.



To access thefull array of our SHELVES/CATALOGUES
NOT
just those linked-to from these pages —
Click theGREEN button at left or below:
 

And/or browse our . . .        

   

To consider a PRB&M Gift Certificate,
click here.
     

All material © 2017 
 The Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, LLC
PRB&M/SessaBks
PLACE AN ORDER   |   E-MAIL US   |   GO (BACK) TO TOPIC/INTEREST TABLE  
ALL OFFERS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE - GOOD HUNTING!