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Sumptuously BoundFirst American Edition
of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
$850.00
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WithHoward Pyle's Illustrations; Without Some Other Bits
Irving, Washington.  A history of New-York from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch dynasty; containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disastrous projects of William the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter the Headstrong — the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam; being the only authentic history of times that ever hath been or ever will be published. New York: Printed for the Grolier Club, 1886. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.125"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [4 (of 6)] ff., 312 pp., 1 plate; lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis., the half-title, and the colophon leaves. II: [6], 275, [5] pp., [4] leaves of plates l lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis.
$400.00
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Irving's Tales ofNew York, Paris, Granada, Etc.
Irving, Washington.  Wolfert's roost and other papers, now first collected.  New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], [7]–383, [1], 12 (adv.) pp.
$200.00
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OldCHRISTMAS Traditions in England
Irving, Washington.  Christmas. By Washington Irving. From the sketch book. 1947. [Berkeley, Calif.: Lederer, Street & Zeus],, 1947. Small 8vo. 25, [1] pp.; illus.
$15.00
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Why Were These Printed in 1833?
J. L. M.  Broadside, begins: Himno patriotico. Mexico: Oficina de Valdés, 1833. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [1] p.
$750.00
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LEC: A Southern Californian Landmark
Jackson, Helen Hunt.  Ramona. Los Angeles: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Plantin Press, 1959. 8vo. xiv, [6], 428, [2] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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APearl of a Book of Its Era
Jacob, P.L.  Les perles. Pièces d'écrin artistique et littéraire. Paris: Veuve Jules Renouard, 1867. Folio (35 cm, 13.75"). Add. engr. t.-p., [2], 81, [1] pp.; 22 plts.
$600.00
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Bernard & Gordon & Angela
James, Henry.  Confidence. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1880. 12mo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [2], [5]–347, [1] pp.
$400.00
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1st U.S. EditionThe Europeans
James, Henry.  The Europeans. A sketch. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1879. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [2], 281, [1] pp.
$200.00
We have, at the moment, an interesting number of such “first American editions.” Please, enquire!

Persian/Tajik Allegorical PoetryNotes & Handsome Illustration
Jami.   (Edward FitzGerald, trans.).  Salaman and Absa. [An allegory]. Leigh-on-Sea, England: F. Lewis, ltd., (1946). Small 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). 64 pp., color illus.
$30.00
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“A Loving Touch May Taste of Cold”
Jennings, Elizabeth.  Winter wind. Newark, VT: Janus Press, 1979. 12mo (23.7 cm, 9.4"). [12] pp.
$150.00
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Up the THAMES in a Rowboat
Jerome, Jerome K.  Three men in a boatto say nothing of the dog!  Ipswich: Pr. by W.S. Cowell Ltd. for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). xv, [1], 174, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts., 2 double-p. col. plts.
$100.00

One of theFirst Two Books Printed at ETON
John, Mauropus, Metropolitan of Euchaita (active 11th century).   Joannis Metropolitani Euchaitensis versus iambici in principalium festorum pictas in tabulis historias atq[ue] alia varia compositi. Etonae: In Collegio Regali, excudebat [M. Bradwood for] Ioannes Norton, in Gr[a]ecis, &c. regius typographus, 1610. 4to (22.8 cm; 9"). [4] ff., 73, [1] pp., [4] ff.
$3500.00
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The Last Augustan According toT.S.E.
Johnson, Samuel.  London: a poem and The vanity of human wishes ... with an introductory essay by T.S. Eliot. London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh MacDonald, 1930. Folio (35.2 cm, 13.8"). 44, [2] pp.
$200.00
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Early 18th-Century Jonson Collection At End, a MostAMBITIOUS Catalogue
Jonson, Ben.  [The three celebrated plays of that excellent poet Ben Johnson]. London: Pr. for J. Walthoe, G. Conyers, J. Knapton, et al., 1732. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). Frontis., 96, 96, 100, 35, [1] pp., without the general title-page.
$800.00
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A Comic RompAn Oxford, Meynell LEC Production
Jonson, Ben.  Volpone, or the fox. Oxford: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at the University Press, 1952. Folio. (30 cm, 11.75"). [4], v–xxv, [3], 163, [2] pp.; 17 plts.
$150.00
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Spanish StatecraftFirst English Appearance
Juan de Santa María, fray.  Christian policie: Or, the Christian common-wealth. London: Pr. by Thomas Harper for Richard Collins, 1632. 4to (22 cm, 8.6"). [18 of 19 (lacks blank {only})], 481, [1] pp.
$2850.00
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In Latin, Printed at The Hague
(English English ENGLISH PROVENANCE)
Juvenalis, Decimus Junius, & Aulus Persius Flaccus.  D. Iun. Iuvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae. Hagae Comitum: Apud Arnoldum Leers, 1683. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). 189, [1 (blank)] pp.
$550.00
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“A Remarkable Piece of Apparatus . . . ”
Kafka, Franz.  In the penal colony. South Portland, ME: The Limited Editions Club, 1987. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.5"). 53, [5] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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WOODCUTS Inspired By Dostoyevsky
Kalashnikov, Anatolii Ivanovich.  The Dostoyevsky Suite. Ten wood engravings by Anatolii Ivanovich Kalashnikov Re (Hon.), with an introduction by W.E. Butler. London: The Primrose Academy, 1994. 4to (26.1 cm, 10.3"). [3], 1, [5], 2–10, [1] f.
$250.00
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BANYAN PRESS:  Meditations on Impermanence
Kamo, Chomei; Donald Keene, trans.   An account of my hut. Pawlet, VT: The Banyan Press, 1976. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). [30] pp.
$500.00
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Never Did I Think It Would Unravel into a Long On-Looker's Life”
Kaufman, Margaret.  Aunt Sallie's lament. [West Burke, VT: Janus Press, 1988]. Folio (28.6 cm; 11.25" book. 30.6 cm; 12.125" case). [13] ff.
$850.00
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A Dragon-Slayer’s LifeIllustrated
Kaulbach, Wilhelm, illus.  The heroic life and exploits of Siegfried the dragon slayer; an old German story. London: J. Cundall, 1848. 4to (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 118 pp.; 8 col. plts.
$125.00
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Not ThatOther Netley Abbey
Keate, George.  Netley Abbey. An elegy...the second edition, corrected and enlarged. London: J. Dodsley, 1769. 4to ( 26.4 cm, 10.4"). 31, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking the half-title).
$250.00
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Moods of One's Mind!  You Know I Hate Them Well . . .
Keats, John.  Dear Reynolds, as last night I lay in bed. New Rochelle, NY: James L. Weil, June 1991. 4to (26.1 cm, 10.25"). 9, [2] pp.
$135.00
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A Gift Book forWomen ofElevated Character”
Keese, John, ed.  The opal: A pure gift for the holy days. New York: J.C. Riker, [1846]. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). 304 pp.; 8 engr. plts., without the added engr. title-page.
$100.00
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Mr. Holmes Played Old Men & Character Parts — Same as I Did
Kellogg, Eugenia.  The Awakening of Poccalito. A Tale of Telegraph Hill, and Other Tales. San Francisco: The Unknown Publisher, 1903. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). 130 pp.
$245.00
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Kerouac before He WasJack”
Kerouac, Jack [but writing as “John”].  The Town & the City.  New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., (1950). 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). [3] ff., 499, [1] pp.
$1150.00
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Standard BibliographyNonesuch First Edition
Keynes, Geoffrey.  Bibliography of William Hazlitt. London: Pr. for the Nonesuch Press, 1931. 8vo (22.7 cm, 8.9"). Frontis., xix, 135, [3] pp.; 32 plts.(1 fold.).
$145.00
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In Search of a Spanish Barber's Basin
King, Clarence.  The helmet of Mambrino. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1938. 12mo (20.3 cm, 8"). xx, [2], 21, [3] pp.
$100.00
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LEC: Kingsley's Mythic British Adventure
Kingsley, Charles.  Westward ho! Or: the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, knight, of Burrough in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty Queen Elizabeth. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1947. Folio (27.3 cm, 10.75"). 2 vols. I: xiii, [5], 292 pp.; 5 plts. II: [8], 293–576, [2] pp.; 5 plts.
$50.00
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Janus Press EditionSigned by Poet & Photographer
Kinnell, Galway.  The Seekonk woods. Concord, NH: Pr. at the Janus Press for William B. Ewert, 1985. 8vo (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [12] pp.; 3 plts.
$250.00
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I Am the Colonel Sahib's Son”
Kipling, Rudyard.  Wee Willie Winkie, and other child stories. Allahabad: Published by Messrs. A.H. Wheeler & Co., [1889]. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). [1 (ad)] f., [1 (title)] f., 104 pp., [4 (ads)] ff.
[SOLD]
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A GermanROMANTIC Who Committed SUICIDE
Kleist, Heinrich von.  Heinrich von Kleists hinterlassene Schriften, herausgegeben von L. Tieck. Berlin: Gedruckt und verlegt bei G. Reimer, 1821. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.75"). lxxviii, 290 pp.
$1000.00
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One Year's Worth ofWell-Spent Half Hours
Knight, Charles.  Half-hours with the best authors. [London: Charles Knight, 1847–48]. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). 4 vols. in 2. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 316 pp.
$175.00
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A Dutch Count's Private Meditationsfor 1813 New Yorkers
Kniphuysen Nienvort, George William, Count of.  Prayers and meditations, composed in the French language in the year 1693 ... translated by an American. New York: T. & J. Swords, 1813. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.7"). 105, [1] pp.
$300.00
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Koran Designed & Illustrated byValenti Angelo
Koran.  English. 1958.  The Koran: Selected suras. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1958. 8vo. 231, [1] pp.
$275.00
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