Book-Prices Current; A Record of Prices at Which Books Have Been Sold at Auction Volume 17

Book-Prices Current; A Record of Prices at Which Books Have Been Sold at Auction Volume 17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...London, Thomas East, n. d., 8vo. (4) Maggs, 16s. 3194 Broinowski (G. J.) The Birds of Australia, 6 vol., comprising 300 full-page coloured illustrations, with descriptions of over 700 species, morocco gilt, g. e., Melbourne, 1890-1, folio (43) Buinpus, 3 3195 Daniel (Samuel). The Civile Wares betweene the Houses of Lancaster and Yorke, engraved title, containing portrait, headlines cut into, morocco gilt, g. e., title in facsimile, London, S. Watersonne, 1609, 4to. (24) Smart, 1 12s. 3196 Fitzgerald (Edward). Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer Poet of Persia, translated into English verse, first edition, original brown wrapper, B. Quaritch, Castle St., Leicester Sgre., 1859, small 4to. (54) Sabin, 29 10s. 3197 Gay (John). Polly, an Opera, being the Second Part of the Beggar's Opera, first edition, uncut copy in morocco gilt, t. e. g., no music, London, printed for the author, 1729,410. (21) Smart, 5s. 3198 Horn Books. Ten Specimens, comprising four of the XVIIIth century, on oak, under horn, within metal frames (one defective); five on cardboard, with Dutch paperbacks, XlXth century; a Glasgow one, printed within ornamental border, headed "The Child's Guide to his Letters," pasted on horn, with imprint, "Glasgow, printedand sold by J. & M. Robertson, 1784"; "Mozley's Battledore, No. 4," circa 1820--Tickell (Thomas). A Poem in praise of the HornBook, written by a Gentleman in England under a Fit of the Gout (4 leaves), Dublin, J. Cowan, at the Spinning Wheel in Back-Lane, 1728--Three Plates of the Education of Harlequin, A'. Williamson, Cornhill; and four reproductions of ancient engravings of Horn-books, referred to by Mr. Tuer in his "History of the Horn Book...".show more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 658g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236930932
  • 9781236930934