Paris: Desaint et Saillant .. 1752. First edition. Handsome copy of this curious retelling of Cortez in the... Read More about Le Mexique Conquis
Paris: Dondey-Dupré père et fils, 1833. Early response to the French conquest of Algeria in 1830 and subsequent plans for its annexation to France. While the initial hopes of “men of various parties in England” had been that the 1830 expedition would see a favorable outcome from the French administration..... Read More about Appel en Faveur d'Alger, et de l'Afrique du Nord, par un Anglais
Columbus, Ohio: F.H. Toothaker, 1911. First edition. A rare and engaging account of a hunting trip to northwest Canada in the summer of 1910. Ohioans Arthur Bannon and his companion, James Blair, went in over the White Pass and Yukon Railway, down the Lewis to Selkirk at the beginning of..... Read More about A Hunters Summer in Yukon Territory
London: H.S. Nichols 3 Soho Square and 62a Piccadilly W, 1896. Read More about Memoirs of Bertrand Barère, Chairman of the Committee of Public Safety during the Revolution....
London: J. M. Richardson ... and J. Ridgeway, 1808. Third edition. A plea for the repeal of a policy of systematic hostility toward American commerce from this financier and statesman who married the eldest daughter of Senator William Bingham of the United States - an alliance to which, according to..... Read More about An Inquiry into the Causes and Consequences of the Orders in Council; an an Examination of the...
Paris: Chez le Libraires Associés, 1771. Read More about Le livre des Comptes-Faits ou le Tarif General des Monnoies
Paris: Se Vend chez Nyon Pere et Didot, [ca. 1742]. Early edition. Interest tables and facts, a “ready reckoner”. Read More about Les Comptes Faits ou le Tarif General de touttes les Monnoyes
Montreal: Canadian Sporting Publishing Company 269 Sty. Catherine Street, West, . Read More about Spalding's Official Canadian Base Ball Guide
Montreal, Canada: Privately Printed by The Atlantic Salmon Association, 1975. No. 11 of 1000 copies, signed by the author. Read More about The Atlantic Salmon Treasury
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1823. First edition. India Paper Proof Copy. Read More about Welsh Scenery. From Drawings by Captain Batty
Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1977. First edition. Inscribed by the Beale, who was ambassador to the US from Australia during the Kennedy administration, "for dear Jane [Engelhard] / with affectionate regards / from Howard Beale / Nov. 24 '77" Read More about This Inch of Time
London: George Virtue, 1838. The First Edition. Read More about The Waldenses or Protestant Valleys of Piedmont, Dauphiny, and the Ban de la Roche
Paris: Librairie Le Normant, 1840. First Edition. Read More about Archéologie de la Lorraine
Waldorf-Astoria, New York: 6 June 1951. Beaverbrook to Eisie. Canadian-born Beaverbrook (1879-1964) made his fortune from Canadian cement mills. He moved to England and became a Conservative MP the following year. During WWI he was Minister of Information and bought a controlling interest in the Daily Mail. He was raised..... Read More about Typed Letter, Signed (“Beaverbrook”), to Alfred Eisenstaedt, acknowledging a “beautiful...
Toronto: Willing and Williamson, 1880. First edition. Read More about A Trip to Mexico, Being Notes of a Journey from Lake Erie to Lake Tezcuco and Back with an Appendix
London: John W. Parker and Son West Strand & Longmans, Green, 1854 & 1876. Read More about Charicles Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks WITH: Gallus or Roman Scenes of...
Basileae [i.e., Basle]: Per Joannem Hervagium, 1563. First collected edition. The Father of English History. This is the first of three continental editions of the works of Bede, the others being from Cologne in 1612 and 1688. Johann Herwage, a printer originally from Strassburg, married the widow of the great..... Read More about Opera Bedae Venerabilis … Omnia in octo tomos distincta prout statim post praefationen suo...
London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1842. First edition. Read More about Correspondence of The Fourth Duke of Bedford selected from the Originals at Woburn Abbeu with an...
1920. Fine condition, framed. Beerbohm on Balfour. Max Beerbohm (1872-1956) was an English writer and caricaturist known for his novel Zuleika Dobson, as well as for his caricatures. The youngest of nine children of a Lithuanian-born grain merchant, Max grew up in London, attended Oxford (where he met Oscar Wilde..... Read More about Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, 1920
Naples: Nella Stamperia Simoniana, 1804. Second edition. Treatise on begging. Read More about Ragionamento Sulla Mendicita. (Argument on Begging)...colle note dello stesso autore
Brussels: Editions Pro Temporare, 1939. Number 4 of 5 copies printed on Japon Nacré. One of 5 copies, with original leaf of manuscript. With an original leaf of manuscript by Emile Léon Posschelle for his “Mater Beata” included in this work. Also a card reading “Avec les Remerciements des Editions..... Read More about Les Sculpteurs S. M. la Reine Elisabeth; Madame Robert Haerens; Alfred Courtens. Tome IX....
8 January 1778. The letter reads in part: "Having a sufficient number of men at the Division to relieve them, I have to request that your Lordship will be pleased to order such of the Detachment on Board the Thetis as have served upwards of Twelve months to be discharged..... Read More about Letter signed to Vice Admiral Shuldham
Mannheim: Kurpfalz Regierungsrath … F. Stamm, 27 April 1784. Law regulating the permissible peals of bells in the territory, the May-Peal, ringing of the bells in thanks after the end of storms, and prohibiting others. Read More about Kurpfalz. Regierungsrath, Mannheim. Ordinance governing Bell-Ringing] Von Gottes Gnaden Wir Carl...
[Paris]: Henri Veyrier, . Read More about Belleville: Belleville, Mon Village par Cléwment Lépidis - Historie De Belleville par Emmanuel...
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1952. First edition. Read More about English Books & Readers 1475 to 1557 Being a Study in the History of the Book Trade from...