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Image for The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq. (4 volume set) (The Tatler, No. 1-271)

The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq. (4 volume set) (The Tatler, No. 1-271)

By: Richard Steele, Joseph Addison, et al.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Charles Lillie, John Morphew: 1710-11

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5122

Condition: Very Good


Full red morocco with gilt decoration and particulars to cover and spine; 5 raised bands. Marbled endpapers; gilt inner dentelles; rolled gilt edges. All edges gilt. Spans the Tatler publications from No. 1 Tuesday, April 12, 1709 to No. 271 from Saturday, Dec. 30, to Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1710. Light soiling to cover boards. Occasional spotting to all volumes throughout. Flyleaf immediately following vol. 3's index is torn, no text effected. Small loss to head of vol. 4 spine. Vol. 1: xvi, 413 pp., [5]; Vol. 2: xvi, 450 pp., [5]; Vol. 3: vii, 470 pp., [9]; Vol. 4: [viii], 468 pp., [6] 6 x 9 inche... View more info

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The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. (1790-1799) 20 Volumes Volume LX - Volume LXIX For The Years MDCCXC - MDCCXCIX

By: Sylvanus Urban

Price: $900.00

Publisher: London, Printed by John Nichols: 1790-1799

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4755

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine. Multivolume Set (20 volumes) of The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. (1790-1799). This set includes Volume LX For The Year MDCCXC Part The First and Part The Second. On page 571-574 of Part The First in Obituaries of Considerable Persons; with Biographical Anecdotes is the obituary of Benjamin Franklin including a request that the epitaph composed by himself, years prior, be inscribed on his tombstone:"The Body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, | (like the cover of an old book, | its contents torn out, | and stript of its lettering... View more info

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The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. 2 Volumes. Constitution of the United States. Volume LVII. For The Year MDCCLXXXVII (Part The First; & Part The Second)

By: Sylvanus Urban et al.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Printed by John Nichols, for David Henry: 1787

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4745

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine. Features one of the earliest English printings of the U.S. Constitution, appearing in the November 1787 issue of Gentleman's Magazine ( pp. 1008-1011). Also featured is Benjamin Franklin's essay, "Morals of Chess" (pp. 590-591), news of America's Pennsylvania Society, then headed by Franklin in "promoting the abolition of slavery," includes vast collection of articles on government, economics, science, religion, botany, art, poetry and more. Part The First: iv, 552 pages, [14]; includes 14 copper-engraved plates (three folding).... View more info

The Army Air Forces in World War II (7 vol. set)

By: W.F. Craven & J.L. Cate (editors)

Price: $485.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Univerisity of Chicago: 1958

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 2975

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Chicago: The Univerisity of Chicago. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1958. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Mylar wrapped dust jackets. A very nice clean, complete set without previous owners' names or other markings. Please expect extra postage. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info