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Image for Prayer Book / New Testament writings in Ge'ez

Prayer Book / New Testament writings in Ge'ez

By: N/A

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 034869


No date, though circa mid-late 18th century. 144 leaves (288 pages) on velum leaves, bound in leather. Sinew tied. Mostly black lettering, though with some in red. One full page illustration in color of Madonna and Child. There are a few decorative breaks between sections of text. Written in Ge'ez, an ancient South Semitic language originating in Eritrea and the northern region of Ethiopia. Once the official language of Aksum and Ethiopia, it now remains primaril... 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:

Seller ID: 033924


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

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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

Seller ID: 034568


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 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

Seller ID: 034677


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

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Who's Who In Topeka

By: Berrett, Howard D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Adams Brothers Publishers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026131


139 pages. Burgundy cloth covers show rubbing and a little wear along edges. White lettering on spine is rubbed and only partially legible, though lettering on front cover remains good. Front end leaves are a little darkened where paper was laid in. Volume remains tight and clean. View more info

Image for Kansas and the West: Bicentennial Essays in Honor of Nyle H. Miller (Nyle Miller's Copy presented to Him By the Editors) [with] Nyle Miller, His Book:  Remembrances and Wishes from His Friends, December 29, 1976 (two volumes)

Kansas and the West: Bicentennial Essays in Honor of Nyle H. Miller (Nyle Miller's Copy presented to Him By the Editors) [with] Nyle Miller, His Book: Remembrances and Wishes from His Friends, December 29, 1976 (two volumes)

By: Blackburn, Forrest R., Edgar Langsdorf, Robert W. Richmond, Joseph W. Snell, & Homer E. Socolofsky (Eds)

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Kansas State Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By the Editors and Others

Seller ID: 033642


226 pages. Presentation copy bound in full red leather with red speckles on edges of text block. Gilt stamped title and Nyle H. Miller on top cover and the Kansas state flower, the sunflower, on the spine. This copy is inscribed personally to Nyle Miller by each of the five editors. Laid in is a program for Nyle H. Miller Day (Nov. 12, 1976), and a few clippings. Covers show a little light rubbing, though the volume is otherwise Fine. Included with Mr. Miller's per... View more info

Image for Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II.  Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii 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 Tertii 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

Seller ID: 034875


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 Verzeichniss der geistlichen Ordens-Personen in der streitenden Kirchen, in nette Abbildungen und einer kurtzen Erzehlung Verfasset [Three Parts In One Volume]

Verzeichniss der geistlichen Ordens-Personen in der streitenden Kirchen, in nette Abbildungen und einer kurtzen Erzehlung Verfasset [Three Parts In One Volume]

By: Bonanni, P. Philipp

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Nurnberg, Christoph Weigel: 1724

Seller ID: 034482


Three parts together in one volume, each with separate pagination. Part I: 156 pages, plus 141 numbered plates and frontispiece. Part II: 111 pages, plus 108 numbered plates, frontispiece, and un-numbered plate preceding page 1. Contemporary vellum binding. Museum book plate on front paste down, and small number sticker on top cover near head of spine. Vellum is a little soiled, though otherwise good. Front free end page and first frontispiece show a little wear al... View more info

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Jottings During the Cruise of H.M.S Curacoa Among the South Sea Islands in 1865

By: Brenchley, Julius L.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034641


487 pages indexed, plus folding colored frontispiece; nine un-numbered plates in main text of which one is color; and 50 natural history plates after J. Smit, G. H. Ford, and A. G. Butler. These include 21 bird plates after Smit and four butterfly plates after Butler. The remaining plates are after Ford, and include four reptile plates (uncolored), ten fish plates (five are uncolored), seven shell plates and three insect plates. Of the natural history plates, all but... View more info

Image for Picturesque America:  A Delineation By Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes Forest, Waterfalls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of the United States (Four Volumes)

Picturesque America: A Delineation By Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes Forest, Waterfalls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of the United States (Four Volumes)

By: Bryant, William Cullen (Ed.)

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company:

Seller ID: 033854


Each volume was published individually from 1894 to 1897. Beautiful gold and burgundy lettering on blue cloth covers. All edges of text are gilded. Black end leaves. 48 tissue guarded steel engravings, and numerous wood engravings in text. All four volumes show a little spine lean. There is a little light rubbing on edges, mostly at spine ends. All volumes remain very bright and clean, and free of any markings, book plates, etc. Hinges are strong. This is a beau... 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

Seller ID: 034053


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 William W. Cone's Historical Sketch of Shawnee County, Kansas, Including an Account of the Important Events in the Early Settlement of The Township

William W. Cone's Historical Sketch of Shawnee County, Kansas, Including an Account of the Important Events in the Early Settlement of The Township

By: Cone, William W.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, The Kansas Farmer Printing House: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034133


16 pages string tied into salmon colored paper wrap covers. This pamphlet provides details of the pre-territorial history through early statehood of each township of Shawnee County, Kansas. Illustrations include map of the county, as well as a birds-eye view of Topeka. Smaller leaflet of the Kansas Historical Society is laid in, outlining the societies' mission and leadership. Ex-Library with older institutional ink stamp on front cover and at top of KHS leaflet. Th... 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

Seller ID: 034876


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 The White House Years:  Mandate for Change, 1953-1956

The White House Years: Mandate for Change, 1953-1956

By: Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1963

Edition: First Trade Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 032807


First trade edition following a limited edition of 1500 copies. Signed Dwight Eisenhower on the "November 7, 1963, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" book plate that is tipped onto half title page with two small pieces of tape. Slight aging to tape, though plate and book are otherwise Fine. Dust jacket shows a one inch closed tear from upper edge over top panel. Edges of jacket shows light rubbing and light age toning. Jacket is otherwise bright and clean, and is now protect... View more info

Image for Teutscher Nation Chronic alt und new Vorbilde. Des gantzen teutschenn Landes und Volcker [Voelcker], anfenglich herkomen [herkommen], Grentze und Gelegenheit der Reiche, Furstenthumb, Bisthumb, Stett und Herschafften...

Teutscher Nation Chronic alt und new Vorbilde. Des gantzen teutschenn Landes und Volcker [Voelcker], anfenglich herkomen [herkommen], Grentze und Gelegenheit der Reiche, Furstenthumb, Bisthumb, Stett und Herschafften...

By: Franck, Sebastian

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Egenholff: 1539

Seller ID: 034708


32 nonpaginated pages, followed by 402 leaves numbered in the upper right recto corner (804 pages). Title page with 2/3 of page illustrated. There are 71 small circular portrait illustrations, most appearing as emperors and within the first 100 leafs. Leaves I, VIII, and XIIII all show small illustrations (quarter to sixteenth page). Leaves measure approx. 29 x 19 cm (11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches). Bound in full vellum with raised spine bands and extensive tooling showin... View more info