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Powell's Bookstores, Chicago

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Very Good. Small 4to, 80 pp. with 31 black&white figures and 8 colour plates. Bound in 3/4 polished calf over marbled paper-covered boards. The extremities of the leather binding scuffed, esp. at corners; the paper boards only a little worn at edges. Two prev. owners' bookplates. Very sound overall.


Essays on the Art of Pheidias used book

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Binding: Hardcover

Description: Very Good. Cloth, small quarto, 481 pp. with 25 figures + 16 plates. Roughcut; marbles eps. Hinges repaired with tape; tissue paper protecting plates is acidic, thus leaving some foxing to accompanying plates; minor wear to cloth with boards a bit bowed as per usual. Overall, very sound. Read More

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The Palaces of Crete and Their Builders used book

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Binding: Hardcover

Description: Very Good. 348 pp., including 160 black and white illustrations. Dec. gilt cloth very bright. Corners bumped with some edge-wear to cloth. 4 sheets (pp. 57-64) have some tearing with a portion of the margin of one sheet missing. Otherwise, very sound overall. Read More

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Organic and Functional Nervous Diseases used book

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Binding: Hardcover

Description: Good. Full calf, 816 pp., with 282 engravings in the text and 26 plates in colors and monochrome. Binding severly worn around edeges with cacking to spine; front hinge separted; minor foxing to eps. Internally, very sound. Read More

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Saint Louis. Deuzieme Edition. [Text in French] used book

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Binding: Hardcover

Description: Very Good. 4to, 554 pp. Profusely illus., including chromolithographs and manuscript facsimiles. Three-quarter blue crushed morocco over marbled paper boards. Corners bumped and rubbed; also some edgewear to boards. Head of spine has a small chip. The spine is decorated with five large gilt-stamped fleurs-de-lis. Very sound overall. Read More

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A History of Printing in Colonial Maryland, 1686-1776 used book

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Binding: Hardcover

Description: Very Good. xiv, 275 pp. Number 115 of a special edition of 125 singed by the author. Three-quarter brown crushed morocco over light brown cloth boards. Spine gilt-decorated, with raised bands. Edges rubbed and corners bumped, but quite sound overall. Read More

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The History of Sicily: From the Earliest Times. 3 Volumes (of 4). used book

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Binding: Hardcover

Description: Very Good. Cloth, 609 pp. 5 color maps (2 fold-out); 583 pp. 4 color maps (2 fold-out); 750 pp. 5 color fold-out maps. Orginal cloth shows some discoloration, especially at corners of volumes I & II. Corners a bit bumped. Spine labels from private library added to volumes I & II. Internally, books are very sound. Read More

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. in Four Books. the Eighteenth Edition used book

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Description: Good. [30] 452 pp.; [16] 410 pp. [26]. Includes INdex. Full calf, quite worn, especially volume two, where head and heel of spine are chipped, but sturdy. Some browning in margins, not affecting text. Sound overall. Read More

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The Life of Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury. Written By Himself used book

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Binding: Hardcover

Description: Very Good. Contemporary three quaters leather over paper covered boards, [10] 173 pp. Engraved fold-out frontispiece detached and worn, title page starting. Leather is dried with cracking along hinges and spine but still holding together. Gilt still present, but not bright. Corners bumped with edge-wear to dec. paper covering boards. Overall, text is very clean. Read More

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Dionysii Longini De Sublimitate Commentarius, Ceteraque, Quae Reperiri Potuere used book

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Description: Very Good. Trajecti ad Rhenum, 1594. 4to, *-***4, ****2, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Fff4, Ggg2. Full-page engraving as half-title; engraved printer's device on title page. Engraved initials and section-headings. Full calf (17th-century), somewhat worn, chipped at head and heel of spine. Some old stains in text-block. Overall very sound. Not in Adams. Read More

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