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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

Oxford English Dictionary [SOLD]

  The iconic two-volume edition of the capstone of dictionaries complete with slipcase, and magnifying glass in its little drawer. [Oxford University Press]. THE COMPACT EDITION OF THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY / Complete Text Reproduced Micrographically : 2 volumes in slipcase With magnifying glass in the little drawer atop the books. Oxford: Oxford University Press,Read More

These just in: 1930 Winnie the Pooh Calendars

Milne, A. A. [E. H. Shepard illustrations]. The Pooh Calendar 1930. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1930. Twelve card sheets plus cover, bound with the original cord tie. With Shepard’s colour illustrations. Minor age-toning, a few small spots, and light creases to a few corners; very good. Card covers. Thought for the month, April: “IRead More

Cree Bible [SOLD]

This Just In! Mason, William (with John Sinclair, Rev. H. B. Steinhauer, and others from the Rossville missionary group). [Cree Bible] The Bible, translated into the language of the Knisteneaux, Kristeneaux, or Crees of North America. London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1861. pp. 855. 8vo. Bound in embossed brown leather with gilt Cree letteringRead More