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Image for A Biographical History of Eminent Men of the State of Kansas with Portraits Engraved Expressly for This Work

A Biographical History of Eminent Men of the State of Kansas with Portraits Engraved Expressly for This Work

By: Wilson, Hill (Compiled by)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, The Hall Lithographing Company, 1901

Edition: First Edition


651+ pages, including more than 300 portraits. Beautifully rebound retaining original leather covers over beveled boards, and most of original leather spine cover. Pebbled leather with blind stamped outline, and gilt stamped lettering. Raised spine bands. Marbled edges and end leaves. Latter red leather strip reinforcing hinges (internal). Previous owners ink stamped name/address at top of title page, index, and first page of text. Scattered light scuffs and wear.... View more info

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A Kansas Water Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Topeka, The Kansas Water Resources Board, 1967

Edition: First Edition


57 pages, saddle stapled. Featuring nine+, thinly veiled oedipal erotic drawings by McCash. Although not verified, popular lore around Topeka is that this publication was almost immediately recalled after printing due to the nature of some of its illustrations. This is an exceptionally nice and bright copy that shows only a hint of bumping at corners. View more info

Image for A Letter to His Grace the Duke of N********, on the Present Crisis in the Affairs of Great Britain; Containing Reflections on a Late Great Resignation; Together with A Letter from a Right Hon. Person to ****** in the City.

A Letter to His Grace the Duke of N********, on the Present Crisis in the Affairs of Great Britain; Containing Reflections on a Late Great Resignation; Together with A Letter from a Right Hon. Person to ****** in the City.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, R. Griffiths,


Very early printing, circa 1761. 55 pages, though lacking pages 23/24 (C4). Older, though not contemporary, hard binding with marbled paper over covers. Small inked institutional stamp on title page, as well as a few non-intrusively penciled notations on first few leaves. Title page with a small paper loss at lower corner. Last leaf with repaired open tear at top corner affecting a few letters of text. Same leaf with a couple small closed tears, also professionally... View more info

Image for Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II.  Historia Rerum Friderici Ter TII Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II. Historia Rerum Friderici Ter TII Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

By: Boecleri, Jo. Henrici (Johann Heinrich Boekcler / Boeckler

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Argentorati, Josiae Staedelii & Joh. Friderici Spoo, 1685


Pp: [8], 326, [20 un-numbered plates], 377, 98, [68]. 11 single page plates, with four double page plates of which two additionally fold out, and one single page plate that fold out. Contemporary vellum with raised spine bands and tooled decoration. Old inked title on spine, with older small paper label. General light wear and a few leaves with light wear on edges. Otherwise volume remains tight, clean, and intact. Due to size and weight, additional charges may app... View more info

Image for Anselmus Solerius Cemeliensis De Pileo:  Caeterisque capitis tegminibus tam sacris, quàm Profanis [with] Hieronymi Bossii De Toga Romana Commentarius

Anselmus Solerius Cemeliensis De Pileo: Caeterisque capitis tegminibus tam sacris, quĂ m Profanis [with] Hieronymi Bossii De Toga Romana Commentarius

By: [Raynaud, Theophile]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Andreae Frisii, 1672

Edition: First Edition


Pp: [12] 1-379, plus 3 folding plates [38]; 1-84, plus 1 folding plate [12]. In addition to the four folding plates, there are 18 full page illustrations and numerous smaller illustrations. Both title pages sport a decorative device, and the half title is fully illustrated. Contemporary white vellum with inked title on spine. Inked notations on front paste down and first blank page. Covers are detached on spine and there is separation between first blank leaf and ha... View more info

Image for B. Balduinus De Calceo Antiquo et Jul. Nigronus De Caliga Veterum

B. Balduinus De Calceo Antiquo et Jul. Nigronus De Caliga Veterum

By: [Baudouin, Benoit and Giulio Negrone]

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Andreae Frisii, 1667

Edition: First Edition


Pp: [12] 1-345 [31] 1-213 [14], including 20 full page illustrations, and 7 folding plates. First title page is fully illustrated, and each of the two secondary title pages show a smaller illustration. Vellum covers are a little darkened and show remains of inked writing on spine. There is a small whiter space where a sticker was removed. Small book plate emblem on front paste down and institutional book plate on first blank page. Penciled number in lower margin of ... View more info

Image for Ben-Hur:  A Tale of the Christ (Two Volumes)

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (Two Volumes)

By: Wallace, Lew

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1892

Edition: Garfield Edition


Number 336 of a limited edition of 350 copies of the first Garfield Edition. Gilt stamped vellum covers with yapped fore edges. All leaves have been neatly opened, but remain uncut. Volume one begins with a facsimile letter from General Garfield to General Wallace that is dated April 19, 1881. 20 tissue guarded photogravure plates after William Martin Johnson. Each text page is beautifully accented in the margin with a small illustration. Both volumes show slight s... View more info

Image for Critical Enquiries into the Various Editions of the Bible: Printed in Divers Places and at Several Times. Together with Animadversions upon a Small Treatise of Dr. Isaac Vossius; Concerning the Oracles of the Sibylls. And an Answer to the Objections...

Critical Enquiries into the Various Editions of the Bible: Printed in Divers Places and at Several Times. Together with Animadversions upon a Small Treatise of Dr. Isaac Vossius; Concerning the Oracles of the Sibylls. And an Answer to the Objections...

By: Simon, [Richard]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, 1684

Edition: First Edition in English


Printed in London by Tho. Braddyll. 207 pages. Contemporary full leather covers are heavily rubbed and worn, and top board is detached. Small library book plate on front paste down. Inked name and numbers on blank free end leaf, and circular blind stamp and inked initials on title page. Title page is chipped at upper outside corner. Scattered, mostly light, foxing and offsetting. Edges of some leaves are a bit darkened. Text block remain tight and leaves are cris... View more info

Image for De Sonne-Bloeme oft Vande Over-een-cominge Vanden Menscheliicken Wille Met de Godt Liicke

De Sonne-Bloeme oft Vande Over-een-cominge Vanden Menscheliicken Wille Met de Godt Liicke

By: Drexelius, Hieremias [H. Drexel (1581-1638)]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Ian Cnobbaert City, 1638


671 pages, plus five full page illustrations. Decorated title page. Full contemporary vellum with inked short title and author on spine. Penciled and inked notations on end leaves, with small book plate on verso of blank front end leaf. A leaf may have been excised between front free end leaf and title page. Contents are generally clean and intact. View more info

Image for Dogs, Jackals, Wolves, and Foxes:  A Monograph of the Canidae

Dogs, Jackals, Wolves, and Foxes: A Monograph of the Canidae

By: Mivart, St. George

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London, R. H. Porter, 1890

Edition: First Edition


216 pages, plus 45 hand colored plates after J. G. Keulemans. Original brown cloth covers show rubbing and slight wear over spine ends and corners. Lettering remains bright. Both hinges (internal) are broke, though volume remains fairly tight. Chips at upper edge of blank front free end leaf. Inked name of J. G. Verdoorn at top of title page with date of 1966. Volume is otherwise very clean. Plates have been collated and are all accounted for and each is in very go... View more info

Image for Eglises De Bourgs et Villages (two volumes)

Eglises De Bourgs et Villages (two volumes)

By: Baudot, A. [Anatole] De

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris, A. Morel, 1867

Edition: First Edition


Two volumes, complete with 150 plates. Older library sticker on spines, mostly removed from Vol. I. NO other library markings. Covers are scuffed and a little worn. The joints of the covers of Vol. I at the spine both show four inch cracks, though remain solid. A few plates with some foxing, and a couple of small tears in margins. Occasional offsetting seen in text. Otherwise, plates are in fine condition. Due to the size and weight of this set, additional charge... View more info

Image for Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples.  (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

By: Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: [Bordeaux], Printed for the Author,

Edition: First Edition


No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title ... View more info

Image for Great and Small Game of Africa:  An Account of the Distribution, Habits, and Natural History of the Sporting Mammals, with Personal Hunting Experiences

Great and Small Game of Africa: An Account of the Distribution, Habits, and Natural History of the Sporting Mammals, with Personal Hunting Experiences

By: Bryden, H. A. (General Editor)

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, Rowland Ward, 1899

Edition: First Edition


Number 235 of a limited edition of 500 copies signed by the publisher. Later binding by Aquarius of London. Now in half green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, with green cloth over remaining covers. Raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering. Marbled end leaves. Very light rubbing on edges, and corners are slightly bumped. Smudges on half title page, as well as faded previous owners ink stamp. Scattered and occasional smudges in contents. Plates are co... View more info

Image for Happy Birthday Mr. President:  Program from the Celebration of the President's 76th Birthday

Happy Birthday Mr. President: Program from the Celebration of the President's 76th Birthday

By: Truman, Harry

Price: $250.00

Inscription: Signed by the Subject


Three panel program, with tipped in illustration "The Spirit of '76," from the May 10, 1960 celebration event of President Trumans' 76 birthday at the Muehlebach Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. The front cover of the program is inscribed to Frank Glenn, legendary Kansas City bookseller and friend of President Truman. Also laid in is a TLS by H. J. Talge, one of the events' coordinators. View more info

Image for History of Bourbon County, Kansas to the Close of 1865

History of Bourbon County, Kansas to the Close of 1865

By: Robley, T. F.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Fort Scott, KS, Self Published, 1894

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association inscription


210 pages, plus ads. Presentation inscription on blank front free end page is in the hand of Charles Wesley Goodlander (1834-1902) and reads in full "Compliments of / Goodlander ? ?????? / Uniontown / Kans." Cloth covers show a little wear at corners, and light rubbing. Gilt lettering on spine is just a little faded, and remains bright on top cover. Binding remains firm. A few small smudges, but entire volume is generally clean. View more info