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"WHAT WAS LOANED BY OUR PEOPLE THROUGH THEIR GOVERNMENT MUST BE REPAID BY FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS TO OUR PEOPLE"

ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. Hand-corrected manuscript for Looking Forward. No place, 1933.

Manuscript draft of Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1933 book Looking Forward, his clarion call for a “new deal” that was published in the month of his inauguration, with Roosevelt's handwritten corrections in ink on 22 pages. $48,500.

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“I ALWAYS LIKED YOU & STOOD UP FOR YOU”

TWAIN, Mark. Writings of Mark Twain. New York and London, 1929. Thirty-seven volumes.

Rare, illustrated “Memorial Edition,” number 10 of only 90 sets, signed on the limitation page by the publisher and with an unpublished manuscript leaf of dialogue in Twain’s hand, a line from which later appears in Tom Sawyer, with frontispiece plates depicting scenes from the text as well as dozens of illustrated plates, beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt by Bayntun. $36,500.

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FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS OF FREUD'S INTRODUCTORY LECTURES ON PSYCHOANALYSIS, WONDERFULLY INSCRIBED BY FREUD TO HIS COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND RUDOLF REITLER, THE FIRST PRACTITIONER OF PSYCHOANALYSIS AFTER FREUD

FREUD, Sigm[und], Prof. Dr. Vorlesungen zur Einfuhrung in die Psychoanalyse. Leipzig und Wien, 1916-17. Three volumes.

First edition in original wrappers of all three volumes of one of Freud's most popular works, the Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis, inscribed in Volume II on the front wrapper to Rudolf Reitler, a friend and colleague of Freud who was instrumental in the development of psychoanalysis as a discipline and the first person after Freud himself to perform analysis on patients: "Herr Dr. R. Reitler mit herzlichen Gruss. Verf[asser]" [Dr. R. Reitler with warm regards. The Author.]. $25,000.

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"I DO LOVE, LOVE, LOVE YOU, LIVY"

TWAIN, Mark. Love Letters of Mark Twain. New York, 1949.

Signed limited first edition of Twain’s love letters to his wife, number 110 of only 155 copies printed, with tipped-in limitation page containing Twain’s double signature: “S.L. Clemens, Mark Twain,” in original numbered slipcase. $14,800.

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"ONLY A VERY SMALL MINORITY CAN PROPERLY CLAIM TO BE SANE"

TWAIN, Mark. Christian Science. New York and London, 1907.

First edition, first state, of Twain’s satirical diatribe on Christian Science—then a relatively new and rapidly growing religion in the United States—and the religion’s founder, Mary Baker Eddy, wonderfully inscribed by Twain, "Only a very small minority can properly claim to be sane. Mark Twain," in answer to a question posed above in an unidentified hand: "This book should live when the delusion is dead. Is there any danger that a majority of the race will become insane?" $13,500.

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PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION COPY, ONE OF ONLY 60 COPIES, PRESIDENT TRUMAN’S 1951 ADDRESS MADE AT THE RATIFICATION OF THE JAPANESE PEACE TREATY, WARMLY INSCRIBED IN THE MONTH OF PUBLICATION TO HIS SECRETARY OF THE ARMY, GORDON GRAY

(TRUMAN, Harry). Address of the President at the Opening of the Conference. Washington, Christmas 1951.

Special limited first edition, number 51 of only 60 copies with the text from Truman’s speech at the Japanese Peace Conference, printed for President Truman at Christmas 1951, an exceptional presentation/association copy warmly inscribed the month of publication to Truman’s Secretary of the Army, “To Hon. Gordon Gray, with best wishes for a Merry Christmas, Harry Truman, Dec. 25, 1951.” $12,500.

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"FOR MY PARTNER D. BASIL O'CONNOR"

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.). Public Papers of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Albany, 1930. Two volumes.

First editions of Roosevelt's collected public papers from his time as governor, inscribed in Volume I by Roosevelt to his law partner in New York City, who went on to become a polio advocate, an executive at the American Red Cross, and co-founder of both the Warm Springs Foundation and March of Dimes: "For my partner D. Basil O'Connor with the affectionate regards of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1931," in a special full morocco presentation binding stamped with Basil O'Connor's name. $12,500.

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"A FIELD ARCHAEOLOGIST MUCH AHEAD OF HIS TIME"

LYSONS, Samuel. An Account of Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester. London, 1797.

First edition of this survey of the second-century Roman villa at Woodchester, an elephant folio lavishly illustrated with hand-colored aquatint title page and dedication leaf, two large aquatint vignettes, and 40 aquatint plates, 33 hand-colored, of which nine are double-page—including two lovely double-page views of Woodchester and the surrounding countryside. A splendid volume. $12,500.

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“SO, FROM OLD SHAKESPEAR’S HONOUR’D DUST, THIS DAY, SPRINGS UP AND BUDS A NEW REVIVING PLAY”

(SHAKESPEARE) [DRYDEN, John, and D'AVENANT, William]. The Tempest, or the Enchanted Island. London, 1676.

Third edition of D’Avenant and Dryden’s Restoration adaptation of The Tempest, the Bard’s bewitching tale of shipwreck and sorcery. The Foyle copy. $12,000.

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WITH HUNDREDS OF LARGE FOLIO MAPS OF THE CIVIL WAR

COWLES, Calvin D., compiler. Atlas to Accompany the Official Records. Washington, 1891-95. Three volumes.

First edition of this superb atlas, with 175 double-folio plates, containing 821 colored maps and charts, 106 tinted lithographs after original photographs, and 209 line drawings of equipment, uniforms, insignia, and flags. $11,500.

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INSCRIBED BY JUNG TO NOTED GERMAN-ISRAELI PHOTOJOURNALIST NAHUM GIDAL

JUNG, C.G. Psychology and Religion: West and East. London, 1958.

First edition of this collection of works by Jung focused on religion, inscribed by him to a noted German-Israeli photojournalist: "To Dr. Nahum Gidal, with many thanks. C.J. Jung." $9200.

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"O, GOD, COME TO MY ASSISTANCE!"

(ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated Leaf from a Book of Hours. Paris, France, circa 1440.

Lovely illuminated miniature from a French Book of Hours, a beautiful hand-colored image depicting the Presentation in the Temple, with three lines of Latin text from the Hour of None in Gothic script and a three-line initial, beautifully bordered with flowers, birds, berries, and acanthus leaves. $9000.

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“A LIBRARY OF DIVINITY”: HANDSOMELY BOUND FIRST EDITION OF D’OYLY AND MANT’S POPULAR ILLUSTRATED STUDY BIBLE, WITH 64 ENGRAVED PLATES AND COPIOUS ANGLICAN NOTES

BIBLE. Holy Bible. Oxford, 1817. Three volumes.

Second edition of D’Oyly and Mant’s “valuable annotated Bible” (DNB), featuring the venerable King James text accompanied by extensive notes from the Church of England’s “most eminent writers,” splendidly illustrated with 64 engraved plates—many after the paintings of old masters and including nine fine engraved maps, two folding—and handsomely bound in full straight-grain morocco-gilt. $8500.

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TWO CLASSIC WORKS ON THE ANCIENT COSTUME OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, WITH A TOTAL OF 84 FOLIO HAND-COLORED AQUATINT PLATES, BEAUTIFUL LARGE-PAPER COPY

SMITH, Charles Hamilton. The Costume of the Original Inhabitants of the British Island. WITH: Selections of the Ancient Costume of Great Britain and Ireland. London, 1815, 1814

. Two volumes.

First editions, large-paper copies, of two classic illustrated surveys of English and Irish medieval costume, with a total of 84 beautiful hand-colored aquatint plates, often against full backgrounds depicting castles, interiors, etc., very handsomely bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco-gilt. $8500.

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“A TURNING POINT IN HIS CAREER”

(RACKHAM, Arthur) IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle. London, 1905.

Deluxe signed limited first edition, with 51 full-color mounted plates by Rackham, number 212 of only 250 copies signed by Rackham, one of the smallest limitations for a Rackham title and "the first book illustrated wholly by Rackham to be issued in a limited edition" (Riall), beautifully bound by Bayntun-Riviere in elaborate full morocco-gilt with a pictorial onlay on the front cover depicting an aged Rip Van Winkle. One of the most scarce and desirable Rackham titles. $7800.

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"SMITH HIMSELF RANKED IT ABOVE THE WEALTH OF NATIONS"

SMITH, Adam. Theory of Moral Sentiments. London, 1767.

Major third edition of Smith's first book, containing the first publication in book form of Smith's Considerations Concerning the First Formation of Languages, increasingly seen as "reflecting core ideas about communication that are integral to the full system of Smith's thought," along with the second edition's revisions at the core of "his central concepts of sympathy and the impartial spectator" (Tribe, 14). "One of the truly outstanding books in the intellectual history of the world" (Amartya Sen). $7800.

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"LONDON IS THE METROPOLIS OF GREAT BRITAIN, THE SEAT OF HER MONARCHS, THE LARGEST IN EXTENT, THE FAIREST BUILT, THE MOST POPULOUS, AND BEST INHABITED CITY IN EUROPE, OR, PERHAPS, IN THE WHOLE WORLD…"

[MOTTLEY, John] SEYMOUR, Robert. Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster. London, 1734. Two volumes.

First edition of Seymour's update of Stow's Survey of London, with large folding map of London, eight full-page engraved plates (two folding) and a number of in-text engravings. $7200.

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“BUT THE OLD MAN WOULD NOT SO, BUT SLEW HIS SON, AND HALF THE SEED OF EUROPE, ONE BY ONE”

OWEN, Wilfred. Poems. London, 1931. First Blunden edition of Wilfred Owen's first book of war poems, expanded by fellow war-poet Edmund Blunden from the 1920 first edition which had been edited by Siegfried Sassoon, presentation/association copy inscribed on the half title by Sassoon to novelist and friend Edith Olivier, "Edith Olivier, from S.S. 21.3.31." $7200.

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"ETERNAL HOSTILITY AGAINST EVERY FORM OF TYRANNY OVER THE MIND OF MAN"

JEFFERSON, Thomas. Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies. Charlottesville, 1829. Four volumes.

First edition of the first published collection of Jefferson's writings, edited by his grandson, with engraved frontispiece portrait after Gilbert Stuart's painting and with four-page folding facsimile of Jefferson's manuscript of the Declaration of Independence in Volume IV, in contemporary calf. $6800.

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“SO WE BEAT ON, BOATS AGAINST THE CURRENT, BORNE BACK CEASELESSLY INTO THE PAST”

FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. New York, 1925. First edition of this landmark of 20th-century fiction, Fitzgerald's haunting tale of "empty elegance and impossible love" in the Jazz Age (Julie Bosman) and one of America's greatest novels. $6800.

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"HIS SOUL IS MARCHING ON"

BROWN, John. Life and Letters of Captain John Brown. London, 1861.

First edition of one of the very first biographies of John Brown, published in the first year of the Civil War, including writings by Emerson and William Lloyd Garrison, correspondence, and the text of an interview with Brown after the raid at Harpers Ferry—"with the gallows staring him in the face"—featuring mounted vintage albumen frontispiece of Brown containing his printed facsimile inscription underneath, an exceptional copy in original cloth. $6500.

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UNION SURGEON AUGUSTUS C. HAMLIN'S THREE HAND-DRAWN AND HAND-COLORED MAPS OF THE CONTROVERSIAL BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE, ACCOMPANIED BY A FIRST EDITION OF HIS DEFINITIVE WORK ON THE BATTLE

(CIVIL WAR) HAMLIN, Augustus Choate. Set of three manuscript, hand-colored battle maps. WITH: Battle of Chancellorsville. No place and Bangor, Maine, circa 1892 and 1896.

Set of three hand-drawn and hand-colored maps depicting the Battle of Chancellorsville—particularly Stonewall Jackson's flank attack—by Union Surgeon Augustus C. Hamlin, who was present at and became a leading expert on the controversial Union loss, accompanied by a first edition of his groundbreaking book on the subject. $6500.

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"THE MAGNA CARTA OF THE UNITED STATES"

(CONSTITUTION). Constitutions of the Several Independent States. Philadelphia Printed: London Reprinted, 1782.

First English edition of the collected constitutions of the newly independent American states, issued only one year after the first American edition of 200 copies, the first collected Constitutions of the Several States to contain the constitutions of the 13 original states, the 1780 Massachusetts Constitution—"the oldest functioning written constitution in the world"—the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation and key treaties, handsomely bound. $6200.

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JANE AUSTEN’S NOVELS AND LETTERS, WITH 30 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS BY C.E. BROCK

AUSTEN, Jane. Novels and Letters. Boston, [1907]. Twelve volumes. “Illustrated Cabinet Edition” of Austen’s novels and letters, with frontispiece portraits of Austen in each volume of the Letters and with 30 delicate color plates by C.E. Brock, handsomely bound. $6200.

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1960 PHOTOGRAPHIC LUNAR ATLAS, WITH 281 ATLAS FOLIO IMAGES OF THE MOON'S SURFACE, TOGETHER WITH THE SUPPLEMENT OF 31 ADDITIONAL PLATES

KUIPER, G.P. Photographic Lunas Atlas. WITH: Orthographic Atlas of the Moon. Chicago / Tuscon, 1960. Two volumes.

First edition, civilian issue, of the Photographic Lunar Atlas (preceded by the printing for US Armed Forces), with 281 photographs on 230 sheets (the sheets measuring 18-1/2 by 22-1/2 inches), together with the first edition of the Orthographic Atlas, with 31 atlas folio plates. $5800.

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FIRST EDITIONS OF EIGHT VOLUMES IN GLORIA AND ESTHER GOLDREICH'S INSPIRING SERIES, WHAT CAN SHE BE?, EACH SIGNED AND/OR INSCRIBED BY SERIES PHOTOGRAPHER ROBERT IPCAR

GOLDREICH, Ester and GOLDREICH, Gloria. IPCAR, Robert. What Can She Be? Series. New York, 1972-1979. Eight volumes.

First editions, first printings of eight volumes, rarely found together, in the 1970s Goldreich series that opened professional paths for girls and young women, featuring leaders such as journalist Barbara Lamont-Gelobter and New York State Senator Carol Bellamy, each distinctive copy inscribed and/or signed by series photographer Robert Ipcar, along with seven copies inscribed by his parents, artists Dahlov and Adolph Ipcar. An exceptional set marking a transformative decade in the lives of American women. $5800.

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"CREDITORS HAVE BETTER MEMORIES THAN DEBTORS"

FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Way to Wealth. Paris: 1795.

Rare large-paper Paris printing of one of Franklin's most famous works, the first edition in English of Franklin's Way to Wealth to be published in France, featuring engraved frontispiece portrait of Franklin by Dupleisse, one of a very small number of copies printed on large paper, in handsome contemporary marbled calf-gilt. $5800.

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SHAKESPEARE’S TEMPEST, ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM

(RACKHAM, Arthur) SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tempest. London and New York, [1926].

Deluxe signed limited first edition, number 13 of only 520 copies, with 21 full-page mounted color illustrations and 25 in-text line cuts, signed by Rackham, uncut and unopened, in scarce original dust jacket. $4800.

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"IN A HUNDRED DIFFERENT WAYS WOMEN HAVE HELPED TO SHAPE OUR COUNTRY'S COURSE…"

MELTZER, Milton, editor. Women of America Series. New York, 1969-78. Eighteen volumes.

First editions, first printings of 18 (of 22) titles from the Women of America series, including two review copies and three titles inscribed by the author. $4800.

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INSCRIBED BY BOBBY JONES

KEELER, O.B. and RICE, Grantland. Bobby Jones Story. Atlanta, 1953.

First edition, second printing of the authoritative biography of the golfing legend, based on the writings of O.B. Keeler, inscribed by Bobby Jones—“For J. D— J—-, with best wishes, Bob Jones”—and further inscribed by the dedicate, Keeler’s widow: “Hoping you will have many pleasant moments visiting with OB and Bobby in these pages. 'Mommer' Keeler. April 1955.” $4500.

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“NO LOVER OF POE… WILL ACCOUNT THE ARNHEIM EDITION SUPERFLUOUS”

POE, Edgar Allan. Complete Works. New York, (1902). Ten volumes.

Limited "Book-Lover's Arnheim" edition of Poe's stories, poems and essays, number 332 of 500 sets, with 100 beautiful illustrations on Japan vellum paper—including 73 after paintings by Frederick Simpson Coburn—and lovely woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces throughout. $4500.

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CROMWELL'S LETTERS AND SPEECHES, IN A BEAUTIFUL VELLUM PRIZE BINDING

(CROMWELL, Oliver) CARLYLE, Thomas. Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches. London, 1870. Five volumes.

Later edition of Carlyle's compilation of and commentary on the works of Oliver Cromwell, in a striking prize binding from Exeter College, Oxford, with its emblem on the boards in gilt. $4500.

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“THE FOUNTAINHEAD OF IRISH INSPIRATION” (JAMES JOYCE): THE BOOK OF KELLS, BEAUTIFUL FACSIMILE EDITION

(BIBLE). Codex Cenannesis. Book of Kells. Bern, 1950-51. Three volumes.

Lavish limited facsimile edition, number 219 of only 500 copies, featuring folio facsimiles of all 339 leaves of the Book of Kells with 48 mounted full color plates. $4000.

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“A MOST EXQUISITE HISTORY”

(ELIZABETH I) CAMDEN, William. History of The Most Renowned and Victorious Princess Elizabeth. London, 1675.

Third edition in English, revised, of Camden’s seminal history of Elizabeth I, “among the best historical productions which have yet been composed by an Englishman” (Hume). With splendid engraved frontispiece portrait of Queen Elizabeth by Robert White. $4000.

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BOLDLY PRESENTED AND INSCRIBED BY EDISON

EDISON, Thomas Alva. Photograph inscribed. No place, circa 1920.

Scarce photogravure portrait of Edison by acclaimed New York photographer Walter Scott Shinn, inscribed and signed by him with a bold flourish on the mount to a prominent hotelier who catered to early 20th century society figures: "To Mr & Mrs Albert R Keen. Thos A Edison." $3900.

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"HOPE YOU'LL ENJOY THIS TALE OF LOVE AND HORROR BEYOND THE END OF THE WORLD…"

KING, Stephen. The Stand. Garden City, 1978.

First edition of King's Hugo-nominated epic tale of apocalyptic terror, boldly inscribed across the entire front free endpaper: "To Father Guy Thorn—Hope you'll enjoy this tale of love and horror beyond the end of the world—Best, Stephen King. 11/1/80." $3800.

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THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, SIGNED BY MARC BLITZSTEIN

BLITZSTEIN, Marc. Cradle Will Rock. New York, 1938.

First edition, issued shortly after the Orson Welles/John Houseman production "was ordered off the stage by a Federal edict," boldly moved by them to another theater where the cast delivered their lines from the floor while Blitzstein "sat at the piano in the center of the stage, the spotlight picking him out against a blue backdrop, and played the entire score." An especially memorable copy signed on the half title by Blitzstein. $3600.

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“A MASTER OF THE MEDIUM”: RACKHAM’S SIGNED LIMITED CINDERELLA

(RACKHAM, Arthur) EVANS, Charles Seddon. Cinderella. London and Philadelphia, 1919.

Deluxe limited edition, number 111 of only 325 copies printed on Japanese vellum (out of a total edition of 850) signed by Rackham, illustrated with his remarkable silhouette drawings. $3500.

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"A REMARKABLE SPIRITUAL ADVENTURE, INVOLVING VIOLENT RESISTANCE TO SLAVERY, DIVINE VISITATIONS, AND AN UNFORGETTABLE SEA VOYAGE"

THOMPSON, John. Life of John Thompson. Worcester, 1856.

First edition and only printing of Thompson's self-published autobiography, a dramatic account of his life under slavery and his years aboard a whaling ship, revealing the influence of Frederick Douglass' Heroic Slave and Melville's Moby Dick, with Thompson, who like Ismael, goes "to sea seeking freedom… [and] makes whaling an allegory of the state of the soul, much as Ishmael does," not published again for over a hundred years, very elusive in original gilt-stamped cloth boards. $3500.

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"ONE OF THE BEST TRAVEL BOOKS OF ITS KIND"

(WALES) MALKIN, Benjamin Heath. The Scenery, Antiquities, and Biography, of South Wales. London, 1804.

First edition of this picturesque travelogue through the Welsh countryside, illustrated with frontispiece and 11 full-page soft-ground etchings by J. Laporte after views drawn on the spot by him, each hand-colored with a wash of blue, tan or gray, and with large folding map. Handsome in contemporary calf-gilt. $3000.

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WOLFE, Tom. Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. New York, 1968.

First edition of Wolfe's lively "celebration of psychedelia," boldly inscribed on the half title by him with his characteristic ornate script and flourish, "'Further!' you Michaelses, you, Tom Wolfe," a splendid copy in the colorful Milton Glaser dust jacket. $2500.

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"SELECTED STATISTICS FOR THE 120,313 PERSONS OF JAPANESE DESCENT WHO CAME UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE WAR RELOCATION AUTHORITY"

(JAPANESE-AMERICAN INTERNMENT) UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, WAR RELOCATION AUTHORITY. The Evacuated People. Washington, DC, 1946.

First edition of this extensive and revealing compilation of statistics about the Japanese Americans who were interned during World War II, with folding table, in the original wrappers. $2200.

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