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THE TALE OF IGOR'S CAMPAIGN, 1933, WITH TEN MAGNIFICENT FOLIO PALEKH-STYLE PLATES, VERY ORNATELY BOUND

GOLIKOV, Ivan (illustrator). Tale of Igor's Campaign. Moscow, 1934.

First edition of this magnificently illustrated version of the medieval Tale of Igor's Campaign, with 10 vibrant folio plates by Ivan Golikov done in the style of Palekh miniatures. $3200.

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LOVELY CONTEMPORARY CALF-GILT WITH THE ARMS OF THE HOUSE OF BOURBON-PENTHIÈVRE

(ANONYMOUS). Le Comte de Dunois. Paris, 1671.

First edition of this novel, preceded by a dedicatory letter to the Duchess of Nemours, this copy finely bound in contemporary calf-gilt with the arms of Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre, son of the Count of Toulouse, Grand Admiral of France, and a renowned book collector. $2200.

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DRINKS OF THE GAY NINETIES

ANONYMOUS. Drinks of the Gay Nineties. Attleboro Falls, MA, no date.

Interesting collection of 120 cocktail recipe cards, along with 25 blank cards, separated into six separate categories, each with its own cardstock container within the pictorial portfolio: gin drinks, brandy drinks, whiskey and rum drinks, egg drinks, punches, and miscellaneous drinks. $1850.

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“UNIVERSAL CULTIVATION OF THE WASTE LANDS IN GREAT BRITAIN WOULD BE THE GREATEST EVIL TO THIS COUNTRY”

(ECONOMICS) ANONYMOUS. Political Enquiry into the Consequences of Enclosing Waste Lands. London, 1785.

First edition of this revealing pamphlet defending late 18th-century agricultural practices, ostensibly penned by a farmer, a point-by-point rebuttal of William Lamport’s 1784 pamphlet “Cursory Remarks on the Importance of Agriculture,” in which Lamport recommended the sale of forested and other unused lands so that they may be enclosed and cultivated. $900.

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