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SPLENDIDLY BOUND SET OF CASANOVA’S MEMOIRS, WITH 12 FRONTISPIECES BY ROCKWELL KENT, TOGETHER WITH SCARCE PORTFOLIO OF SIGNED PRINTS

CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, Jacques. Memoirs of Jacques Casanova. (London), 1925. Twelve volumes; portfolio. Limited 12-volume private-press edition, an unnumbered copy of only 1026 sets, with 12 frontispiece line cuts of pen-and-ink drawings by Rockwell Kent, very handsomely bound. Accompanied by the scarce portfolio of Kent’s 12 prints (measuring 11 by 14 inches), all but one signed by him, one of only 26 sets. $8800.

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"THERE IS SO MUCH COMING AND GOING OF STRANGERS AMONG US''

WORDSWORTH, William. Complete Poetical Works. Boston and New York, 1910. Ten volumes.

Limited edition, number 173 of only 500 sets, illustrated with photogravures and hand-colored frontispieces, with a three-page autograph letter signed by Wordsworth. $8500.

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WITH SPLENDID HAND-COLORED PLATES BY CRUIKSHANK

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

Early complete edition of the first fully illustrated life of Napoleon printed in England, with 27 folding engravings and aquatint plates (24 fully hand-colored) by George Cruikshank, handsomely bound by Wood of London in full morocco with gilt-stamped Napoleonic emblems. $8000.

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HANDSOMELY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED SET OF SCHILLER’S WORKS

SCHILLER, Friedrich. Works. Boston, 1902. Ten volumes. Limited "Edition Magnifique," of Schiller's works, letter P of only 26 lettered sets, with numerous plates in triple-suite (one of each suite hand-colored), magnificently bound by Macdonald and Allen in elaborate morocco-gilt with doublures. $6500.

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“FUTURE CHAMPIONS OF EQUAL RIGHT AND HUMAN BROTHERHOOD WILL DERIVE NEW STRENGTH FROM THESE EXERTIONS”

SUMNER, Charles. Complete Works. Boston, 1900. Twenty volumes. Limited “Statesman” edition, number 300 of only 1000 copies, beautifully bound. $4800.

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WINSOR’S LANDMARK HISTORY OF AMERICA

WINSOR, Justin, editor. Narrative and Critical History of America. Boston and New York, 1889. Eight volumes bound in 16.

Limited large-paper edition, number 279 of only 550 sets of this monumental illustrated historical survey of the American continents, 16 large volumes in handsome publisher’s morocco. $4200.

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“A PROLIFIC AND DELIGHTFUL LETTER-WRITER, WHOSE ANECDOTES… HAVE BEEN A GOLD-MINE TO BIOGRAPHERS”

FITZGERALD, Edward. Letters and Literary Remains. London and New York, 1902-03. Seven volumes. Limited edition, one of only 775 copies, of poet and translator Edward FitzGerald’s delightfully anecdotal and biographically informative correspondence, his justly celebrated and cherished versions of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and other works, finely bound in full morocco-gilt. $3800.

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