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Loeb Classical Library Collection

LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY COLLECTION LATIN Ammianus Marcellinus L315) Roman History: Volume II. Books 20–26 L331) Roman History: Volume III. Books 27–31. Excerpta Valesiana Caesar The Civil Wars Cicero L252) Volume XIV. Pro Milone. In Pisonem. Pro Scauro. Pro Fonteio. Pro Rabirio Postumo. Pro Marcello. Pro Ligario. Pro Rege Deiotaro L158) Volume XI. Pro Archia. PostRead More

To Bird With Love [SOLD]

            Parker, Chan and Francis Paudras . To Bird With Love. Antigny: Editions Wizlov , 1981. First edition. Folio. Bound in smooth maroon boards with title label to front board. In original box in good condition, showing splitting at some corners, sunning and scuffing as usual for this item. BookRead More

Crowley Limited Edition [SOLD]

Crowley, Aleister. Leah Sublime. 93 Publishing, 1976. Limited edition. 8vo. Hand-bound in full terracotta-coloured leather, with gilt lettering to front board. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of Leah Hirsig by Crowley (glue used at production has caused some rippling. Paper bound in against the grain, causing some minor rippling throughout.) Lettering entirely in green, with limitationRead More

Signed Bindings Collection

  This just in: a wonderful collection of custom, signed leather bindings.         Signed by internationally renowned binderies Asprey, Zaehnsdorf, and Bickers – and featuring sumptuous skins in jewel tones, gilt lettering and raised bands to spines, gilt fillets along edges, elaborate inner gilt dentelles, lustrous gilt page edges, sewn headbands, stunning marbledRead More

Hough’s American Woods [SOLD]

    Hough, Romeyn Beck. The American Woods – Parts I, II, III and IV Exhibited by Actual Specimens and With a Copious Explanatory Text. Lowville NY: Romeyn Beck Hough. Provenance: withdrawn from the Winnipeg Public Library Reference Department, with the usual stamps and call numbers (no pockets, samples unmarked). Books and slipcases show some edgewear,Read More

Tolkien, leatherbound! [SOLD]

This just in: leatherbound Tolkien! We’re selling them in three lots: The Hobbit; The Silmarillion; and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1984. 8vo. Bound in dark green leather witth gilt lettering and decoration, raised bands to spine, allRead More