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“FOUNDATION STONES OF SCIENTIFIC ARCHAEOLOGY”

MONTFAUCON, Bernard de. L'Antiquite Expliquee, et Representee en Figures. Paris, 1722, 1724. Five volumes in ten, and five volume supplement. Fifteen volumes in all. Second edition, revised and corrected from the 1719 first, with the five-volume 1724 supplement. Magnificent set of Montfaucon’s landmark work on classical archaeology, with nearly 1400 engraved plates (including approximately 250 double-page and folding plates). A splendid copy in beautiful full contemporary calf-gilt. $18,500.

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"THE MOST WORTHY… OF THE GREAT PHILOSOPHERS"

LOCKE, John. Works of John Locke. London, 1768. Four volumes.

Seventh edition, the first quarto edition, first four-volume edition, of Locke's collected Works, with copper-engraved frontispiece portrait (I), a handsome set in beautiful contemporary calf gilt. $9000.

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RICHLY ILLUSTRATED 13-VOLUME
FOLIO SET OF BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN

HUTCHINSON, Horace G., editor. British Sports and Sportsmen. London, circa 1908-1935. Together, thirteen volumes. Limited edition set of this profusely illustrated compendium of British sports and sportsmen, each one of 1000 copies, in 13 handsomely bound folio volumes. $7500.

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“THE FIRST AND BY FAR THE BEST REPRINT OF THE ORIGINAL UNEXPURGATED EDITION” OF BURTON’S ARABIAN NIGHTS, WITH 100 PLATES

BURTON, Richard F. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. Denver, 1900-1901. Sixteen volumes bound in seventeen.

Beautifully bound and illustrated limited edition, number 757 of 1000 copies "for private circulation," of Sir Richard Francis Burton's lively (and often daring) translation of The Arabian Nights—the enduring, irresistible folk tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba and many more heroes and heroines of adventure, romance, mystery and magic—with 100 plates specially designed for this edition by Stanley Llewellyn Wood. $6800.

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THE WORLD CRISIS, FULL FIRST EDITION SET IN ORIGINAL CLOTH

CHURCHILL, Winston. The World Crisis. London, 1923-31. Six volumes. First English editions of Churchill’s important history of World War I. “Not only the best account of the most tremendous convulsion the world has ever seen, but one of the most brilliant treatises on war that has ever been written” (Spectator). $6000.

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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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THE NOVELS AND STORIES OF RICHARD HARDING DAVIS

DAVIS, Richard Harding. Novels and Stories. New York, 1916. Twelve volumes. “Crossroads” edition, number 2 of only 256 sets, with an autograph manuscript page bound in Volume I. Signed by five of the illustrators, including Charles Dana Gibson and Howard Chandler Christy. Handsomely bound by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $5500.

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32-VOLUME SET OF THE BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY PARISIAN THEATRE MAGAZINE LE THÉATRE

BOUSSOD, Jean, et al., editors. Le Theatre. Paris, 1898-1921. Thirty-two volumes. Complete 24-year run of this Parisian bimonthly illustrated theater magazine, reporting in lengthy articles on all of the most popular and avant-garde plays and actors of the era, accompanied by rich color and photographic illustrations, in 32 folio volumes handsomely bound in three-quarter morocco-gilt. Text in French. $5500.

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MAGNIFICENTLY PRINTED AND BOUND BY THE ROYCROFT PRESS

HUBBARD, Elbert. Complete Writings. East Aurora, New York, 1908-15. Twenty volumes. Author’s edition of the collected Little Journeys, number 894 of 1000 sets, finely printed and bound by Hubbard’s prestigious Roycroft Press, each volume signed by Hubbard. With two pages of Hubbard’s original manuscript for one of the “journeys” bound into Volume I. $5200.

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