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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

Condition: Fair


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 primarily used in the liturgy of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, and to a lesser degree by the Beta Israel Jewish Community (Wikipedi,... 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

Condition: Fair


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 repaired. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0877260028

Condition: Near Fine


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 personal copy is a second volume titled "Nyle Miller, His Book: Remembrances and wishes form his Friends, December 29, 1976... 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

Condition: Good


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 apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 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

Condition: Good


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 along edges, as well as inked numbers and inscription dated 1855. Small older inked stamp on title page. Occasional small and... View more info

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

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

Condition: Good-


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 nine of Ford's reptile plates are hand colored. Folding map at rear, preceding index. All plates except the frontispiece r... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 beautiful set of the first London edition of this work. 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

Condition: Good


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 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

Condition: Good+


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 showing scenes and portraits assumed to be significant to the content. Engraved brass clasps are intact, albeit a bit tarnished. ... View more info

Image for Sonderdruck Sigmund Freud [offprint from L. R. Grotes' "Die Medizin Der Gegenwart in Selbstdarstellungen")

Sonderdruck Sigmund Freud [offprint from L. R. Grotes' "Die Medizin Der Gegenwart in Selbstdarstellungen")

By: Freud, Sigmund

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Felix Meiner: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association copy, inscribed by the Author

Seller ID: 034707

Condition: Very Good


First edition off-print of Sigmund Freud's autobiography, inscribed on the top cover, "Seimen lieben / O. Pfister / Freud / 12.2.25." The book is further inscribed by Pfister on the blank recto of the frontispiece, " Seimen lieben Freunde / Prof. R. Brandt / In herzlicher Gesinnung / Zurich 24.4.55." Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis. Oskar Pfister (1873-1956) was a Swiss Lutheran minister and lay psychoanalyst born in Zurich, Switzerland. He is perhaps best known for applying psychoanalysis to the science of education, as well as a be... View more info

Image for J. Gould's Monographie Der Ramphastiden Oder Tukanartigen Voegel (Four Parts, Plus Prospectus)

J. Gould's Monographie Der Ramphastiden Oder Tukanartigen Voegel (Four Parts, Plus Prospectus)

By: Gould, J [John] (with additions and Revisions By Johann Heinrich Christian Friedrich Sturm, Johann Wilhelm Sturm, Richard Owen, & Rudolf Wagner)

Price: $6,000.00

Publisher: Nurnberg, Gedruckt Auf Kosten Der Herausgeber:

Edition: First German

Seller ID: 033950

Condition: Very Good+


Issued in four parts from 1841 to 1847, and preceded by a prospectus. 36 hand colored lithographs after Gould and Sturm, and two black and white plate after G. Scharf, and A. Koppel. This set has been professionally restored and rebound, mid-20th century. All text leaves have been bleached and cleaned. Text and plate leaves have been trimmed to approx. 12 1/2 x 9 inches. Each part has been separately hardbound with green cloth over spines, and light tan paper over boards. The original covers have been trimmed to approx. 11 x 8 inches and affixed to new covers. The two page prospectus by... 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

Seller ID: 034697

Condition: Good


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 page state "Se trouve chez les principaux Libraires de la Republique." The included sections are as follows: Moeurs... View more info

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Topeka: Pen and Camera Sketches

By: Jackson, Mary E.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Geo. W. Crane & Company: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033117

Condition: Very Good


192 pages. Blind stamped blue cloth over beveled boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine covers. Light rubbing on edges, mostly at spine ends and corners. Hinges (internal) show very slight cracks, though remain tight. Lower outside corner of front free end page shows a little light wear. Volume is otherwise tight and very clean. View more info

Image for Jahres-Botschaft von Thomas A. Osborn, Gouverneur an die Legislatur von Kansas [Annual Message of Thomas A. Osborn, Governor, to the Legislature of Kansas]

Jahres-Botschaft von Thomas A. Osborn, Gouverneur an die Legislatur von Kansas [Annual Message of Thomas A. Osborn, Governor, to the Legislature of Kansas]

By: Osborn, Thomas A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, S. S. Prouty: 1873

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 033705

Condition: Very Good+


17 pages, in salmon colored paper wrap covers. German edition of Governor Thomas A. Osborns, annual address to the Legislature. Moderately scarce pamphlet with no copies found currently on the market, nor by auction history. OCLC shows only four copies for 1872. Covers are a little darkened along edges, and there are a couple of very slight chips on edges. Otherwise, this pamphlet remains very clean and intact. 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

Seller ID: 033922

Condition: Good+


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

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

Seller ID: 033508

Condition: Near Fine


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 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

Seller ID: 033780

Condition: Very Good


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. Volume remains tight and very attractive. 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

Seller ID: 034544

Condition: Very Good


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 the first title page. Inked number on the verso of the second title page has bled through and affects a few letters in title... View more info