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Edition of 50, with lithographs by Enid Mark printed on Arches Velin paper, hand-bound by Sarah Creighton in a chemise of black Tiziano paper from the Fabriano mill, and with title calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. About Sylvia was conceived by Enid Mark,…

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[Bound with:] Prima Pars, Praecipuarum effigierum ac ornamaentorum, amplissimae Curiae Amstelrodamensis, maiori ex parte, in candido marmore effectorumm per Artum Quellinium, eiusdem civitatis statuarium, Amsterdam: Frederick de Witt, 1665, and…

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Each photograph approx. 8 x 10 in. A souvenir travel album representing highlights in photography of the major architectural and archaeological sites of southern Italy. Carlo Brogi and his son Giacomo, along with the Fratelli Alinari, were Italy’s…

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16¼ x 18¼ in.
The first American transcontinental expedition, by Lewis and Clark, to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and beyond, ended in 1806. However, for various reasons, the official report of that expedition, with map, was not…

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This small pamphlet is the first American edition of the testimonial of the first American Protestant clergyman to become a Catholic, the Rev. Mr. John Thayer, Boston-born and acquainted with many of the Founding Fathers. This edition of his work…

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Provenance: New Jersey Chief Justice David Brearley; future New Jersey governor and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court William Paterson.

The first New Jersey imprint.

For forty-three years I have collected, studied, and…

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Grolier binding forgery by Louis Hagué. A fine forgery of a Grolier binding by Louis Hagué, from my “fake bindings” collection. The famous Belgian binder Hagué (1822 or 1823–91) was probably the most skillful forger of his time. Active in Brussels…

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Contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, with the arms on covers in blind of the city of Breslau or Wroclaw in Silesia, Poland on both covers, eight chased brass corners, and two original clasps and catches.

Provenance: Count Pál…

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This letter came down to me through my family, which circuitously wends its way back to Joseph Wright directly and through marriages. Having done fundraising for various charities throughout my adult life, I was struck by the wordsmith Lincoln…

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Provenance: Philip D. Sang. “One of the most striking characteristics of an American is his self dependence. Born to no fortune he knows, from his earliest years, that he has nothing but his own mental and bodily exertions to rely on in the great…

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