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We recently bought two collections from scholars in the history and politics of Russia, Germany and Eastern Europe.  More than 750 books on these topics, including an extensive collection of books on Military uniforms and armaments.  

 

FRETWORK AND MARQUETRY; D. DENNING; LONDON, UPCOTT GILL [1895].  $75.

 

THE FEMALE EUNUCH; GERMAINE GREER; HAPER, 2006.  INSCRIBED “FOR NATASHA: AND SIGNED BY GREER.  $75. 

 

NOTES ON NURSING; FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE; EARLY PRINTING OF 1ST EDITION.  $395.

 

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF THE PEACE; JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES; LONDON, MACMILLAN, 1924.  RARE WITH DUST JACKET.  $175. SOLD

 

THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY; JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES; NY, HARCORT BRACE, 1936.  1ST US EDITION PUBLISHED THE SAME YEAR AS THE UK EDITION.  $395.

 

BASIL SEAL RIDES AGAIN; EVELYN WAUGH.  NO. 464 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 750 SIGNED COPIES.  SIGNED BY EVELYN WAUGH.  $500.

 

THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET; LAWRENCE DURRELL; NY DUTTON, 1962.  1ST AMERICAN COMPLETE QUARTET SIGNED BY DURRELL.  $395.  

 

AN ESSAY ON THE PRINCIPLE OF POPULATION; THOMAS MALTHUS; 4TH EDITION, 1807.  $950.

 

OBSERVATIONS ON THE UTILITY AND ADMINISTRATION OF PURGATIVE MEDICINES IN SEVERAL DISEASES; JAMES HAMILTON, M.D., EDINBURGH, CONSTABLE, 1818.  $195.

 

THE WORKS OF THE LATE DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; LONDON, ROBINSON [1794]; 3RD EDITION; 2 VOLUMES IN 1.  $500.  

 

POLYAENI STRATEGEMATUM; BATAVORUM; LUCHTMANS; 1690.  $500.

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM; IN LATIN.  VELLUM BOUND; 1898; PRIVATELY PRINTED.  $250.

 

CORRESPONDENCE & CONVERSATIONS OF ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE; LONDON, KING & CO., 1872, 2ND EDITION.  $275.

  

 

Daniel Neal; The History of the Puritans or Protestant Non-Conformists From the Reformation Under King Henry VIII to the Act of Toleration Under King William and Queen Mary; 2nd edition, corrected; London, J. Buckland, 1754.  2 volumes, 4to, pp. xxiii [i], 900; xx, 883 [29]; engraved frontispiece in Volume 1.  Contemporary sprinkled calf boards, bordered with a double gilt rule, spines with 5 raised bands between double gilt rules, red morocco labels.  $1,600.00.

   

 

 

Mary Wollstonecraft; Vindication of the Rights of Woman; 1794, Philadelphia, Carey.    First Carey edition, p. 265 is numbered 256.  Book has no boards but is fitted with a box of archival quality linen paper and board.  $1,250.

 

  

Harriet Beecher Stowe; A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin; Jewett, 1853.  Soft cover.  $295.  

 

 

   

 

The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians.  Sir Gardner Wilkinson, London, John Murray.  Six volume set.  The first three volumes are "Their Private Life, Government, Laws, Arts, Manufactures, Religion and Early History."  Published in 1842, the Second edition.  All 17 plates (some in color) are present.  The second three volumes are entitled "Their Religion, Agriculture & etc."  Published in 1841.  There are two volumes of text and one of plates along with an index.  The plates are numbered sequentially from the first set and start at number 18 and end at number 88.  All plates, including some in color and foldout plates, are present.  3/4 leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers and top edges gilt.  Contact us for additional details on condition and for more photographs.  $1,500.00