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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SPANISH MISSAL, WITH MAGNIFICENT ELABORATE SILVER CORNERS, CENTERPIECES AND CLASPS

(CATHOLIC MISSAL). Missale Romanum. Madrid, 1791.

1791 Madrid missal, with nine full-page engraved plates, two in-text engravings of saints and an engraved vignette on the title page, magnificently bound with large elaborate pure silver corners, centerpieces and clasps, likely from a much earlier date. $9500.

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DE KOCK, Charles Paul. Works. Boston, Paris, London, 1903. Five volumes. Five exemplary volumes from the renowned limited "Bibliomaniac Edition" of De Kock's Works, number four of only 10 sets produced, these being two volumes each of Frère Jacques and The Gogo Family, and one volume of Friquette, all printed on French-folded vellum, illustrated with six original works by John Sloan (a watercolor and five signed etchings), three by William Glackens (a watercolor and two drawings, one signed) and two by Frederic Gruger (a watercolor and a drawing), as well as signed original works by Louis Meynell, Elmer Boyd Smith, and W.J. Sinnott— 22 works altogether. Ornately bound by the Harcourt Bindery with inlaid Art Nouveau iris motifs, superb inlaid leather doublures, with richly illuminated initials, head- and tail-pieces throughout each volume. $8000.

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THE WORKS OF JAMES FENIMORE COOPER,
BEAUTIFULLY BOUND IN 32 VOLUMES

COOPER, James Fenimore. Works. New York, 1895-96. Thirty-two volumes. Limited “Leather-Stocking Edition” of the works of America’s first great novelist, number 667 of 1000 sets produced, very handsomely bound. A beautiful set in fine condition. $6500.

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SPLENDID COLLECTION OF SIX EXQUISITE COSWAY-STYLE PORTRAITS

BINDING. Collection of six Cosway-style portraits. Bath, 1940.

Wonderful collection of six Cosway-style portraits of literary luminaries: Wordsworth, Whittier, Longfellow, Burns, Bacon, and Ruskin, housed in handsome matching morocco cases. $5800.

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FROM THE LIBRARY OF LA DUCHESSE DE BERRY WITH HER GILT COAT OF ARMS

(DE BERRY, Duchesse) DE RANCÉ, M. and THÉAULON, [Marie]. Anniversaire. Paris, 1816.

First edition of the popular French play L’Anniversaire, from the library of La Duchesse de Berry, with her gilt armorial coat of arms on both boards. $5500.

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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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BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED 16TH-CENTURY
FRENCH TREATISE ON BURGUNDY, WITH FINE PROVENANCE

SAINT-JULIEN, Pierre de. De l"origine des Bourgongnons. Paris, 1581.

First edition, illustrated with six superb folding double-page plates comprising woodcut city maps of Dijon, Beaune, Autun, Macon, and Chalon-sur-Saone, and a view of Tournus, in a fine 18th-century armorial binding. $3800.

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(GLACKENS, William) DE KOCK, Charles Paul. Works. Boston, Paris, London, 1903. Three volumes. Three exemplary volumes from the renowned limited “Bibliomaniac Edition” of De Kock’s Works, number four of only 10 sets produced, these being the two volumes of Edmond and His Cousin and one volume of Jean, printed on French-folded vellum and illustrated with 15 original works by William Glackens (13 signed), and ornately bound by the Harcourt Bindery with inlaid Art Nouveau iris motifs. $3500.

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WITH GILT COAT OF ARMS OF PRINCE CONDÉ OF THE HOUSE OF BOURBON, GRANDE MAÎTRE DE FRANCE IN THE COURTS OF LOUIS XV & LOUIS XVI,

(LOUIS XV, HOUSE OF BOURBON) RAULIN, [Joseph]. Traite analytique des eaux minerales en general. Paris, 1772.

First edition of a medical treatise by Raulin, who held the post of physician ordinary to Louis XV of France and authored such medical works at the official request of the French Court, a rare copy with the gilt-embossed armorial coat of arms of Louis Joseph de Bourbon, Prince Condé of the House of Bourbon. Condé held the preeminent post of Grand Maître de France in the courts of Louis XV and Louis XVI before the French Revolution forced him into exile. $3500.

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