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SIGNED BY SHACKLETON AND ALL OF THE MEMBERS OF THE EXPEDITION

SHACKLETON, Ernest. The Heart of the Antarctic. London: 1909. Together, three volumes.

Rare first edition, Special Limited Large Paper Issue of Shackleton's fascinating account of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-1909, number 274 of only 300 copies printed. First and only edition of The Antarctic Book, with the signatures of every member of the shore party, including Shackleton. With 16 mounted color plates, photographic frontispieces, and over 200 additional illustrations, including drawings and photographic plates. Three folding maps and a folding panorama enclosed in the rear pocket of Volume II. $56,000.

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“THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENT… IN THE HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE”

DARWIN, Charles, FITZROY, Robert, and KING, Philip Barker. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle. London, 1839. Four volumes.

Exceptional first edition of the account of the most famous voyage in the history of biological science and modern thought. Volume III is the first issue of Darwin's Journal, his first published book, containing the observations and fieldwork that form the basis for On the Origin of Species, in beautiful contemporary calf boards. $48,000.

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“ONE OF THE GREATEST, MOST NOBLE AND SUBLIME POEMS WHICH EITHER THIS AGE OR NATION HAS PRODUCED”

MILTON, John. Paradise Lost. London, 1669.

First edition, fifth title page, of Milton's poetic masterpiece, his dramatic vision of Satan's expulsion from Heaven and the temptation of Adam and Eve. The excellent Macclesfield copy, with the arms of the Earls of Macclesfield in gilt on the front cover of the morocco binding by Hatton. "Rare" (Wickenheiser). $45,000.

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"WITH SINCERE THANKS FOR BEING BOTH ONE STEP AHEAD OF US AND ONE STEP BEHIND US THROUGHOUT 'GIANT STEP'"

(NASA) ARMSTRONG, Neil, COLLINS, Michael, and ALDRIN, Buzz. Apollo 11 photographic archive. No place, circa 1969.

Rare and lovely NASA-related archive, comprising three large color photographs of the Apollo 11 moon landing, warmly inscribed by astronauts Neil Armstrong ("To Elton—With sincere thanks for being both one step ahead of us and one step behind us throughout 'Giant Step'—Neil Armstrong Apollo 11"), Michael Collins ("To Elton—With Sincere Best Wishes and Giant Thanks from Apollo 11—Michael Collins"), and Buzz Aldrin ("To Elton, C'etait un grand plaisir de vous avoir eu avec nous pendant le voyage de Giant Step et d'avoir eu votre service common interprete [It was a great pleasure to have you tour with us during the Giant Step journey and to have had you as an interpreter]. Buzz Aldrin") to Elton Stepherson, Jr., then a special assistant to the Area Director for the Near East and South Asia with the U.S. Information Agency selected to accompany the astronauts on a World Tour following their successful mission. $37,000.

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"TO VISUALIZE THE EVENTS OF THE BIBLE IN A GRAND STYLE"

BIBLE. The Holy Bible. Cambridge, 1660, 1659. Two volumes.

Monumental 1660 Cambridge edition of the King James Bible, richly illustrated with engraved title page, 128 double-page engravings by Visscher, Hollar, Lombart and others after Rubens, De Bruyn de Vos, Tintoret and others, eight folding maps (including a double hemisphere by John Seller and a plan of Jerusalem), 13 engraved portraits of apostles and 12 small plates mounted on four sheets of scenes from Revelations. "It presented the standard text of the Authorized Version in perhaps the most impressive form available in the mid-17th century." Beautifully bound in nicely restored contemporary paneled morocco-gilt. $32,000.

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OF EXCEPTIONAL RARITY: 1814 FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST HEBREW BIBLE PUBLISHED IN AMERICA

HEBREW BIBLE. Biblia Hebraica. Philadelphia, 1814. Two volumes.

Very rare first edition of the first Hebrew Bible published in America, of major importance in the field of American Judaica, beautifully bound. $32,000.

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"TO PAULINE PAN, A GREAT PETER"

(RACKHAM, Arthur) BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. London, 1906.

Signed limited first separate edition, number 128 of only 500 copies signed by Rackham, with 50 mounted color illustrations. A superb association copy, inscribed on the illustrated original endpaper by J.M. Barrie to Pauline Chase, who played Peter Pan in the original London production of the play, "To Pauline Pan, a great Peter, from a grateful JMB." $26,000.

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“AMONG THE TRUE HIGH POINTS OF MAN’S EFFORTS TO BRING REASON AND DIGNITY TO HIS WORLD”

PLATO. The Republic. Glasgow, 1763.

First edition in English of the greatest of Plato's dialogues, printed at the Foulis Press, one of a scant number of large-paper copies published by Glasgow's renowned Foulis brothers, uncut and beautifully bound. $22,000.

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BEAUTIFUL, VERY LARGE (ANTIPHONAL-SIZED) 16TH-CENTURY GERMAN ILLUMINATED PAINTING OF THE VIRGIN MARY AND CHILD

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT. Illuminated Painting of the Virgin Mary. Germany, 16th century.

Splendid and very large—antiphonal sized, though not from an antiphonal—16th-century hand-painted illuminated portrait of the Virgin Mary praying over Jesus as a baby, handsomely framed. $22,000.

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“HE WAS A REAL RABBIT AT LAST…”

BIANCO, Margery Williams. Velveteen Rabbit. London, 1922.

First edition, English issue (simultaneous with the American issue) of this beloved children's classic, "one of the first modern picture books, a perfect combination of story and pictures" (Mahony, 234), with seven beautiful color chromolithographs (three double-page) by William Nicholson, this copy blind-stamped "Presentation Copy" on the title page. $20,500.

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VERY HANDSOME SET OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S COMPLETE WRITINGS

ROOSEVELT, Theodore. Complete Writings. Philadelphia, 1902-03. Twenty-two volumes.

"Edition de Luxe" of the writings of the adventurous 26th president of the United States, number 17 of 500 sets, with 90 engraved plates and photogravures, in beautiful publisher’s deluxe full morocco-gilt. This set boldly signed on the title page of Hero Tales from American History by Theodore Roosevelt and his co-author Henry Cabot Lodge, dated by each "Feb. 8th, 1909." $18,000.

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“NO OTHER AMERICAN PUBLIC MAN LEFT SO ENDURING A MARK ON LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE”

JEFFERSON, Thomas. Manual of Parliamentary Practice. Washington City, 1801.

Influential 1801 edition of Jefferson's Parliamentary Manual, containing "the foundations of some of the most important parts of the House's practice" (Malone, 456). the earliest extant edition, this is arguably the first edition, since the earlier listed by Sabin apparently never existed. This especially distinctive association copy with a presentation inscription by Alexander J. Dallas, President Madison's Secretary of the Treasury and Acting Secretary of War, inscribed entirely in Dallas' hand and signed by him, "Presented by A. J. Dallas to [unclear] Levy in 1815." $18,000.

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“WITH THE KINDEST REGARDS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE”

LIVINGSTONE, David. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa. London, 1857.

First edition, second issue, of Livingstone's first book, a rare presentation copy inscribed in the month after publication by Livingstone on a tipped-in leaf (as is commonly the case with this work): "Revd. Dr. Miller, with the kindest regards of David Livingstone, London 2nd Novr. 1857." Richly illustrated with folding wood-engraved frontispiece and 24 wood-engraved plates, numerous in-text woodcuts, two folding maps with Livingstone's routes hand-colored, and folding elevation chart of South Central Africa, attractively bound. $17,500.

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KING KONG, INSCRIBED BY FAY WRAY

(WRAY, Fay) WALLACE, Edgar) (COOPER, Merien C.) LOVELACE, Delos W. King Kong. New York, 1932.

First edition, first issue, of the novelization of King Kong, a stunning association copy boldly inscribed and presented on the half title by the actress who made film history, "For Pete Begaslawski, Fay Wray." Her performance in the film has become "the stuff of movie legend," and the film reigns as "the classic monster movie… one of the great mythopoeic works of the 20th century." Published months before the film's premiere, an exceptional copy in colorful first issue dust jacket. $17,000.

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A GENERAL HISTORY OF THE LIVES AND ADVENTURES OF THE MOST FAMOUS HIGHWAYMEN, MURDERERS, STREET-ROBBERS, &C, 1736 SECOND EDITION, WITH 26 FOLIO COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS

JOHNSON, Charles. General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen. London, 1736.

Second—and often preferred—edition of this scarce pirate history, with frontispiece and 25 copper-engraved plates, wonderfully bound by Zaehnsdorf in full morocco with gilt skull motifs. $16,800.

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EXTRAORDINARY REVOLUTIONARY WAR AUTOGRAPH ENVELOPE WITH GEORGE WASHINGTON’S RARE FREE FRANKING SIGNATURE

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION) WASHINGTON, George. Autograph free frank. No place, circa 1780.

Exceedingly rare original Revolutionary autograph envelope containing Washington's rare and extremely large free franking signature on a leaf addressed to Major Villefranche at West Point. Washington's free franking signature dating from the Revolutionary War is most rare. Handsomely framed. $16,500.

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“ALL THE DEGREES OF SEDITION, AND ALL THE EFFECTS OF AMBITION”

APPIAN OF ALEXANDRIA. Auncient Historie and Exquisite Chronicle of the Romanes Warres. London, 1578. Two parts bound in one volume.

First edition in English of one of the classic works on ancient Rome, with the rare third state general title page. An excellent copy, beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt by Riviere. Scarce and desirable. $16,500.

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“OVERFLOWED WITH ANECDOTES OF LUST, VIOLENCE, AND IDIOSYNCRASY”

SUETONIUS (HOLLAND, Philemon, translator). The Historie of Twelve Caesars, Emperours of Rome. London, 1606.

First edition in English of Suetonius’ dramatic biographies of the Caesars, the important Holland translation, scarce issue with the letterpress title page replaced by an engraved title page. The Arthur A. Houghton copy, attractively bound. $16,000.

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WITH AN 1803 LETTER SIGNED BY NAPOLEON

(NAPOLEON) BUSSEY, George Moir. History of Napoleon. London, 1840. Two volumes extended to four.

First edition of Bussey’s excellent biography of Napoleon, with frontispiece and numerous in-text wood-engraved illustrations by Horace Vernet—this copy richly extra-illustrated, expanded from two to four volumes with the insertion of 187 fine engravings, many on india paper, and with a manuscript letter signed in receipt by Napoleon bound into Volume I. Handsomely bound in morocco-gilt by William Hill of Chicago. $16,000.

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“’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS…”: PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY CLEMENT MOORE, OF THE RARE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF HIS POEMS, FEATURING THE FIRST APPEARANCE IN A BOOK BY HIM OF “A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS”

MOORE, Clement C. Poems. New York, 1844.

Rare first edition, presentation copy, of the volume containing the first appearance in a book by Moore of his immortal poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas(pages 124-27), inscribed by Moore on the half title, “Mr. Miller, from the author. Dec. 1849. $15,000.

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"THE MOST INFLUENTIAL FANTASY NOVEL EVER WRITTEN"

TOLKIEN, J.R.R. Lord of the Rings. London, 1954-55. Three volumes.

First editions of all three volumes of Tolkien's tour de force: his richly imagined, elegantly crafted, wildly popular vision of the battle for the fate of Middle-Earth, an exceptional set. $15,000.

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“WE ARE SPELL-BOUND, WE CANNOT CHOOSE BUT READ”: RARE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF WUTHERING HEIGHTS

BRONTE, Emily. Wuthering Heights. New York, 1848.

Extraordinarily important and rare first American edition (published less than five months after the virtually unobtainable London first edition) of Emily Brontë's passionate masterpiece. Handsomely bound, with the original cloth bound in. $14,000.

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“THE MOST AMAZING, ENDURING AND ENDEARING ONE-MAN FEAT”

JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language. London, 1765. Two volumes.

Third edition of the first great dictionary of the English language, Johnson's "audacious attempt to tame his unruly native tongue… combining huge erudition with a steely wit and remarkable clarity of thought" (Hitchings, 3), in beautiful contemporary calf-gilt. $13,500.

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"AFTER ALL, TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY": FIRST EDITION OF GONE WITH THE WIND

MITCHELL, Margaret. Gone with the Wind. New York, 1936.

First edition, first printing, of Mitchell's "sweeping rendition of a South torn apart," one of the twentieth century's most phenomenally popular novels, a splendid copy. $12,800.

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“ALL MODERN LITERATURE COMES FROM ONE BOOK BY MARK TWAIN. IT’S THE BEST BOOK WE’VE HAD”

TWAIN, Mark. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York, 1885.

First edition, first issue, of “the most praised and most condemned 19th-century American work of fiction” (Legacies of Genius, 47), with 174 illustrations by Edward Kemble. A very nice unrestored copy. $12,000.

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“A SOURCE OF SPIRITUAL INSPIRATION… FOR MOST ENGLISHMEN SECOND ONLY TO THE BIBLE”

BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. The Book of Common Prayer. Cambridge, 1762. Cambridge 1762 folio edition of the Book of Common Prayer—the magisterial treasury of ritual, prayer and Scripture that has indelibly shaped the piety and literature of the English-speaking world—in royal armorial binding featuring King George III’s coat-of-arms as a gilt centerpiece on both covers and his royal cipher on the spine, with an early manuscript notation describing the book as a gift from King George III to his young son, later King George IV. $12,000.

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“IF THE UNION OF THE WHOLE IS IMPOSSIBLE, THE ATTEMPT OF A PART MUST BE MADNESS”

[FRANKLIN, Benjamin]. The Interest of Great Britain Considered. London, 1760.

First edition (preceding the American) of this very scarce and important 1760 Franklin work on the future of the American colonies and Canada at the end of the French and Indian War, with Franklin seeking to quiet British fears about colonial rebellion by noting only "the most grievous tyranny and oppression" could trigger an American revolution—“one of his most important publications in pamphlet form” (Papers of Benjamin Franklin), handsomely bound by Goodspeed of Boston. $11,000.

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“A MIGHTY COMMONWEALTH, REDEEMED FROM BONDAGE, AND REJOICING IN HER REDEMPTION”

(NAPOLEON) MUDFORD, William. An Historical Account of the Campaign in the Netherlands (Waterloo). London, 1817.

First edition of this beautifully illustrated history of the final battles against Napoleon's forces in the Netherlands, including his historic defeat at Waterloo. With double-page plate depicting the raging battle of Waterloo, engraved extra title page, a large folding map, a double-page map, and 26 full-page plates, all save the maps aquatint engravings with vivid hand-coloring. Handsomely bound by Riviere & Son. $11,000.

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MAYER’S RENOWNED VIEWS IN EGYPT, WITH 48 SPLENDID HAND-COLORED FOLIO AQUATINTS

(EGYPT) MAYER, Luigi. Views in Egypt. London, 1801.

First edition, first issue of this esteemed volume of 48 superb hand-colored folio aquatint plates engraved after Mayer’s drawings of views, monuments, tombs and costumes of Egypt. Attractively bound. $9500.

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ONE OF ONLY 105 COPIES SIGNED BY MARGERY WILLIAMS BIANCO

(RACKHAM, Arthur) BIANCO, Margery Williams. Poor Cecco. New York, 1925.

Signed limited large-paper first edition, number 72 of only 105 copies signed by Margery Williams Bianco, of her enchanting toy adventure, with seven full-page mounted illustrations and numerous in-text line drawings by Rackham. $9500.

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“A BUCCANEERING CLASSIC”

ROGERS, Woodes. A Cruising Voyage Round the World. London, 1712.

First edition of Rogers' privateer voyage on the "Duke" and "Duchess," including an account of the rescue of Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, with five folding maps. "Extremely rare" (Cox). $8500.

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“THE MOST COMPELLING JUSTIFICATION FOR COOK’S VOYAGES”: FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF CAPTAIN COOK, 1788

(COOK, James) KIPPIS, Andrew. Life of Captain James Cook. London, 1788.

First edition of the first biography of Captain James Cook, with copper-engraved frontispiece portrait by James Heath, an unusually large, wide-margined copy in contemporary gilt-ruled calf boards. $8500.

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WITH SPLENDID HAND-COLORED PLATES BY CRUIKSHANK

IRELAND, William H. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. London, 1828. Four volumes.

First edition, second issue of the first illustrated life of Napoleon printed in England, with 27 folding engravings and aquatint plates (24 fully hand-colored) by George Cruikshank, beautifully bound by Root & Son. $8500.

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EDWARD ORME’S DRAMATIC COLLECTION OF 40 SUPERB HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS ILLUSTRATING EVENTS OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS

(NAPOLEON) ORME, Edward, editor. Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valor. London, circa 1835.

First edition, second issue, of this vivid visual documentation of notable British victories, with 40 beautifully hand-colored aquatints, including extraordinary views of the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon’s Russian campaign and the Battle of Trafalgar. Attractively bound. $7800.

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FIRST EDITION OF THE SHINING, INSCRIBED AND INITIALED BY STEPHEN KING


KING, Stephen. Shining. Garden City, 1977.

First edition of King's third novel, "a masterwork, a bold product of an original vision," a presentation/association copy from the collection of Richard "Dick" Fawcett, founder of the August Derleth Society, boldly inscribed by King with his address, "Stephen King Box 238 Center Lovell, ME, 04016," along with another inscription initialed by him on the same page, "Nice to meet you, by the way… S.K./." $7500.

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“CONCEIVED HARMONIOUSLY AND MADE BEAUTIFULLY”

(NONESUCH PRESS) BIBLE. The Holy Bible. London, 1924-27. Five volumes.

Splendid private-press limited edition of the Bible, this copy one of only 75 unnumbered sets on Arnold unbleached rag paper and bound in vellum. A splendid production typeset by Nonesuch founder Francis Meynell, illustrated with five beautifully engraved title pages by Stephen Gooden, and handsomely printed by Frederick Hall at the Oxford University Press. $7500.

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WITH ETCHINGS PENCIL-SIGNED BY HOWARD PYLE AND OTHERS

HORACE. Odes and Epodes. Boston, 1901-04. Eight volumes bound as ten.

Limited illustrated edition, number 163 of 467 sets, with title page decoration by Howard Pyle and 12 double-suite etchings by W.H.W. Bicknell, James Fagan and Edmund H. Garrett, signed in pencil by the respective artist on one impression, including a Bicknell etching after a Pyle painting, signed in pencil by Pyle, beautifully bound and in fine condition. $6800.

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“THE EXPLANATION OF THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS WHICH MATHEMATICS ACCEPTS AS INDEFINABLE”

RUSSELL, Bertrand. The Principles of Mathematics. Vol. I. Cambridge, 1903. First edition of the important first volume (and the only volume published) of Russell's groundbreaking philosophical treatise on mathematics and logic, the foundation for Russell and Whitehead's monumental Principia Mathematica. $6500.

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"ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT OF ALL POLEMICS": BURKE'S LANDMARK WORK ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

BURKE, Edmund. Reflections on the Revolution in France. London, 1790.

First edition of Burke's important and controversial attack on the French Revolution, the work that precipitated Thomas Paine's Rights of Man, handsomely bound. $6500.

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URRY’S 1721 ILLUSTRATED FOLIO EDITION OF CHAUCER—ONE OF ONLY 250 LARGE-PAPER COPIES

CHAUCER, Geoffrey. The Works. London, 1721.

First printing of Urry’s illustrated folio edition of Chaucer’s works, one of only 250 large-paper copies issued. The first collected Chaucer in the easier-to-read Roman typeface, with three previously unpublished tales. $6500.

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“THE LAST WORK OF AS GREAT A GENIUS AS ANY AGE EVER PRODUCED”

NEWTON, Isaac. The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended. London, 1728.

First edition, scarce large-paper issue, of Newton's posthumously published, intriguing revision of accepted chronologies, based largely on mythology and Ptolemaic astronomy, illustrated with three engraved folding plates depicting Solomon's Temple, especially scarce in beautiful contemporary morocco-gilt. $6500.

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"THE RUSSIANS ARE QUITE OUT OF IT AND BETTER STOP BEFORE THE GERMANS TAKE PETROGRAD": EXCEPTIONAL WORLD WAR I AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY GEORGE PATTON, WRITING FROM FRANCE TO HIS FATHER, ENTIRELY PENNED IN HIS HAND AND DATED SEPTEMBER 18, 1917

PATTON, George S. Autograph letter signed. Chaumont, France, September 18, 1917.

Scarce World War I autograph letter signed by Patton dated September 18, 1917, written to his father very soon after his appointment as Post Adjutant and Commander of the AEF headquarter forces in Chaumont near Paris, containing foresight about the potentially dire consequences of instability in Russia—in this letter dated less than two months before the Russian Revolution—and demonstrating his genius for both politics and military strategy by observing peace "of course would be simply a truce and the next time the allies will probably be lined up in a different way." $6000.

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“NO MORE GRAPHIC ACCOUNT EXISTS OF ANY AGE”

FROISSART, John; HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel. Chronicles of England, France, Spain. London, 1842. Two volumes.

Later edition of Johnes’ celebrated translation of Froissart’s important history of 14th-century Europe, including a Life of Froissart, an essay on his works, and a critical look at his Chronicles, with illuminated extra title page and 116 in-text wood-engraved illustrations. This copy splendidly extra-illustrated with the complete suite of 72 finely hand-colored chromolithographs—many heightened with gilt and silver—reproduced from miniatures in Froissart manuscript editions by Henry Noel Humphreys, bound in appropriately throughout the text. Two volumes beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt. $5800.

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“THE FIRST TRUSTWORTHY AND FULLY INFORMED HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES”

(CRUSADES) VILLEHARDOUIN, Geoffroy de. Histoire de l'Empire de Constantinople. Paris, 1657. Three parts in one volume.

First collected edition of this immensely influential first authoritative history of the Crusades, by a leader of the Fourth Crusade whose Histoire “initiated the great series of histories that so distinguishes medieval French literature." A splendid wide-margined folio volume, scarce in contemporary calf. $5200.

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“THE FINEST OF ALL FOOD WRITERS”

FISHER, M.F.K. Serve It Forth. New York and London, 1937.

First edition of M.F.K. Fisher’s first cookbook, praised as “a delightful book… erudite and witty and experienced and young” (New York Times), in scarce original dust jacket, inscribed by her, "This is the first book I ever wrote, 1937. For Albert Marquand and Andy ——-. M.F.K. Fisher Glen Ellen 1990." $4900.

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"ONE OF THE MAJOR SCIENTIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY"

NEUMANN, John von and MORGENSTERN, Oskar. Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. Princeton, 1944.

First edition of von Neumann's groundbreaking treatise on game theory, highly influential in business, economics and the social sciences. $4800.

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EDMONDES’ ILLUSTRATED OBSERVATIONS UPON CAESAR’S COMMENTARIES, 1609, WITH FOLDING PLATES, HANDSOMELY BOUND

EDMONDS, Clement. Observations Upon Caesars Commentaries. London, 1609.

First complete edition, first issue, of Edmondes' Observations—which includes English translations of Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic Wars and the Civil Wars along with Edmondes' detailed critical observations—embellished with engraved title page, frontispiece, and 11 engraved folding plates, handsomely bound in full calf. $4800.

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ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION OF THE DISCOVERY OF KING TUT’S TOMB

CARTER, Howard and MACE, A.C. Tomb of Tutankhamen. London, 1923-33. Three volumes.

First edition of Carter's account of the discovery of King Tutankhamen's tomb, including the scarce third volume, with 247 dramatic illustrations, in original gilt-stamped cloth. $4500.

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“BE ENCOURAGED, ALL YE FRIENDS OF FREEDOM… TREMBLE ALL YE OPPRESSORS OF THE WORLD!”

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION) PRICE, Richard. Discourse on the Love of Our Country. London, 1789.

First edition of Price's controversial and incendiary work on the revolutionary progress of human rights from England's 1688 Glorious Revolution to the American and French Revolutions, sparking Edmund Burke's strong refutation of Price in Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) and an eloquent endorsement from Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Men (1790). $4000.

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"THE CLENCHED FIST OF REPUBLICAN SPAIN": VERY RARE FIRST ISSUE OF HEMINGWAY'S THE SPANISH EARTH, ONE OF FEWER THAN 100 COPIES.

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Spanish Earth. Cleveland, 1938.

Limited first edition, number 97 of 1000 copies—one of fewer than 100 first-issue copies released with pictorial endpapers. $3800.

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SIGNED BY ALL MEMBERS OF THE WARREN COURT, CIRCA 1960

(SUPREME COURT) WARREN, Earl. Photographic portrait signed. Washington, circa 1960.

Large photographic portrait of the "Warren Court" after Potter Stewart's appointment in 1958, signed by all nine justices in the margin, including Black, Frankfurter, and Warren. $3800.

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“WHEN YOU PLAY A GAME OF THRONES YOU WIN OR DIE”

MARTIN, George R.R. A Game of Thrones; A Clash of Kings. Atlanta, 2000-2003. Two volumes.

Richly illustrated first signed limited editions, published by Meisha Merlin, of the first two novels in "A Song of Ice and Fire"—"one of the best fantasy series ever written"—number 75 of 448 numbered copies of A Game of Thrones, and number 288 of 448 numbered copies of A Clash of Kings, each boldly signed on the limitation page by George R.R. Martin and the illustrators. $3500.

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