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Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Un Français abrègement . Histoire de masterpeice Un Français abrègement . Histoire de masterpeice origine ( Copyright 1922) , avec ses notes , Exercices et et une vaste section de vocabulaire . Nombre de pages: 238 ( y compris les notes , des exerci...

From Mighty Pen Books


The Hermit: by Peter Longueville

A charming early publication of a popular tale relating a fictitious British hermit's escape and life on a deserted island off the coast of Mexico. The book remained anonymous until 1727 when a rare edition containing a dedication signed Peter Longueville...



... De duplici copia, verborum ac rerum commentarij duo, by Erasmus, Desiderius

Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, 1514-1515. First edition of some material. Hard Cover. Very Good/Several related works of Erasmus collected in one binding, including the first edition of Parabolae sive similia (a reported 1513 edition of Parabolae was...

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio



Cosmographia Petri Apiani, per Gemmam Frisium by APIANUS, Peter

1553 Peter Apianus Cosmographia Astronomy Navigation Map Mathematics AMERICA Peter Apian was a 16th-century humanist who is remembered for his studies in astronomy and mathematics. His best and most-known work was his book on cosmography which was extrem...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Richard De Gallienne

Richard Le Gallienne (1866–1947) produced a verse translation, subtitled "a paraphrase from several literal translations", in 1897. In his introductory note to the reader, Le Gallienne cites McCarthy's "charming prose" as the chief influence on his vers...




Tales from Shakespeare (1807) by Charles and Mary Lamb

London, Thomas Hodgkins at the Juvenile Press, 1807. The best first edition of _Tales from Shakespeare_ available for purchase. A fine, clean copy.These 20 tales are illustrated with 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. First edition, first impr...

From Amy's Beautiful Books


Ciceronis De Officiis Libri III : Cato maior, vel de Senectute, Lælius, vel de Amicitia, Paradoxa Stoicorum sex by CICERO, Marcus Tullius

1579 De Officiis CICERO Political Philosophy Paradoxa Cato Maior Venice FOLIO "A room without books is like a body without a soul." ― Marcus Tullius CiceroCicero's "De Officis" describes the best way to live, behave, and work. It also depicts Roman poli...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Biblia sacra Veteris et Noui Testamenti, iuxta vulgatam by Biblia Sacra

1564 BIBLE Biblia Sacra ENORMOUS Benoit Vulgate Catholic v Calvinism Stromata A very rare and desirable Vulgate Biblia Sacra printed in Paris by Prevost and Mace. While 16th-century Bibles are not all together impossible to find, folio editions of Rene ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Black Beauty- His Grooms and Companions- by A. Sewell

Black Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publi...



Plays and Poems by Shakespeare, William

London. William Pickering. 1825. Sumptuously bound in period Full scarlet crushed levant morocco. Blind rules to front and rear covers with gilt tooled harp device. Ornate gilt tooled fleural and harp motifs to spines. Gilt titles. Elaborate gilt tooled ...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


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