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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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RARE AND IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF EARLY AND CONTEMPORARY WORKS VITAL TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION AND ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

(CONSTITUTION) (MADISON, James). Secret Journals of the Acts and Proceedings of Congress. Boston, 1821. Four volumes.

1821 second edition of the Secret Journals of the Acts and Proceedings of Congress, featuring Benjamin Franklin's "sketch of the Articles of Confederation" as submitted to the Convention on July 21, 1775, and the official publication of both John Dickinson's July 12, 1776 draft of the Articles of Confederation and the subsequent August 20, 1776 draft of the Articles, preceded only by the extraordinarily rare 1820 edition issued by the same Boston publisher. A splendid four-volume set, rarely found complete. $8200.

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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. $7000.

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"ALL GALLEGHER KNEW HAD BEEN LEARNT ON THE STREETS"

DAVIS, Richard Harding. The 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, beautifully illustrated and 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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ALFRED BATES THE DRAMA, ONE OF ONLY 21 SUMPTUOUSLY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED SETS

BATES, Alfred, editor. Drama. London, 1903. Twenty volumes.

Limited first edition, the "Sophocles" edition, number one of only 21 copies, magnificently bound with doublures and boards featuring elaborate floral morocco onlays, hand-colored title pages, 100 plates with each in three states—one hand-colored—and original illustrations done by hand in color throughout the text in the margins. $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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“A SAVAGE REALIST WITH AN EYE FOR ECCENTRIC CHARACTER”

SMOLLETT, Tobias. The Works. New York, 1902. Twelve volumes. Deluxe “Hand-Made Edition” of Smollett’s works, number 10 of 150 sets, illustrated with 48 plates (double-suite, one on mounted Japan tissue; one frontispiece in each volume in color), very beautifully bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. $5000.

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