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The Christian Observer. Conducted by Members of the Established Church. Volume I. From First of January, to Thirty-First of December, 1802.

Published by John Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty. London, 1802 [viii] + 824 pp. including an ‘Index to the Essays, Intelligence, Occurrences, &c”, and “Index to the... [read more] | $200.00


Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.; London, 1923. Royal Octavo (24.5 cm), 316 pp.; colour frontispiece; illustrated (most b&w); no previous owner names or other markings; advts. Endpapers. Near Fine... [read more] | $40.00

Correspondence on the Subject of Teaching the Vernacular in Indian Schools. 1887-'88.
Atkins, J. D. C.

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1888. Small Octavo. Wrappers. Fine 27 pp., issued under the direction of Atkins, then Commissioner of the United States Indian Office, Department of the Interior.... [read more] | $880.00

Divorce versus Democracy
Chesterton, G. K. [Gilbert Keith]

Signed G. K. Chesterton Essay The Society of SS. Peter & Paul, London, 1916. Originally published in Nash’s Magazine this printing, then, first edition thus, in sewn wrappers with yapp edges.... [read more] | $550.00

Johnston, Sir Harry

With an Appendix on the Flora of Liberia by Dr. Otto Stapf, Principal Assistant, Kew Herbarium.  In Two Volumes, Hutchinson & Co., London, 1906.  First Edition.  Small quartos,... [read more] | $380.00

Colonial Travel. A Narrative of a Four Years’ Tour through Australia, New Zealand, Canada, &c.
Kennedy, David Jr.

Edinburgh, Edinburgh Publishing Company, [1876]. Small 8vo; pp. viii, 440 including frontispiece; vignette on the title page. Cloth is double-ruled in blind, with floral designs at the corners; gilt... [read more] | $180.00

Historia Symboli Apostolici cum Observationibus Ecclesiasticis et Criticis ad Singulos Eius Articulos ex Anglico Sermone in Latinum Translata [History of the Apostles Creed with Critical Observations on its Several Articles].
King, Peter

Lugduni (Lyons): Joannem le Mair (Johannes le Mair), 1765. Octavo - 8 1/4". Hard Cover. Peter King, 1st Baron King of Ockham and Lord Chancellor of England, had published his 'History of the Apostles'... [read more] | $150.00

Three Great Preachers: Vinet, Liddon and Newman. Being the Opening Lecture of the Theological Department, October 30th, 1890.
King, Rev. John M.

Winnipeg; Manitoba Free Press, 1890. 7 p., ports. 21cm. in green wrappers. Text in double columns. Peel’s Bibliography of the Canadian Prairies, Revised edition, notes that both Henry Pary Liddon... [read more] | $80.00

The Babylonian & Oriental Record: A Monthly Magazine of the Antiquities of the East Vol II No. 1 December 1888 t/w Vol III No. 2 January 1889.
Lacouperie, Prof. T. de [Director/Editor].

London: Babylonian & Oriental Record, 1889. Octavo. Wrappers. Good + Vol. III, No. 1, pp. 1-24; (Dec. 1888) Apart from the three articles completed in No. 2 and described below, this issue includes... [read more] | $65.00

“Swingin Round the Cirkle.” His Ideas of Men, Politics and Things, as set Forth in his Letters to the Public Press During the Year 1866.
Locke, David Ross (writing under the pseudonym Petroleum V. Nasby)

Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1867. 299 pp.; Small octavo (7.5”) in green cloth, ruled border in blind on cover; gilt titles with flourish on spine; frontispiece with tissue guard intact and other... [read more] | $75.00

Rationarium Temporum. In Partes Duas. Libros tredecim, distributum. In quo aetatum omnium sacra profanaque Historia Chronologicis probationibus munita summatim traditur. Editio Novissima.
Petavii, Dionysii. (Denis Petau; Dionysius Petavius)

Balance of title reads: Cui accedit Supplementum, quo Historia ad hoc usque Tempus continuator, ut & Tabulae Genealogicae ac Geographicae, utraeque Vetris Recentisque Temporis, denique Indices onge... [read more] | $420.00

[Kate Greenaway] Little Ann and Other Poems.
Taylor, Jane and Ann.

London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd., Small Octavo. Hard Cover. n.d. (circa 1890). Originally printed in 1883, this early reprint, unlike later editions, is half-bound in olive cloth,... [read more] | $235.00

Terence.  (Publius Terentius Afer).  Comoediae.
Terence [William Pickering, tr.],

Londini (London). 1823.  48 mo. (95 mm.).  Half-leather over paper-covered boards with floral motif repeated as the endpapers; 4 raised bands with four fleurons and author in gilt on spine;... [read more] | $220.00

De Bello Peloponnesiaco. Libri octo, Cum Adnotationibus integris.
Thucydidis. [Thucydides]

Full title: De Bello Peloponnesiaco. Libri octo, Cum Adnotationibus integris. Henrici Stephani, & Joannis Hudsoni. Recensuit, & Notas suas addidit Joesephus Wasse. Editionem curavit, suasque... [read more] | $4630.00

Canada and the States: Recollections, 1851 to 1886
Watkin, Sir Edward William

Ward, Lock & Co., London & New York, [1887]. [xvi], 524 p., frontispiece. two folding lithographed maps; 19.5 cm. The maps are “A Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada and of the Northern... [read more] | $280.00

Vistas de las Faenas Y Puertos Salitreros.
[Chile] [Photography]

Iquique, Chile: Asociancion Salitrera de Propaganda, Oblong quarto. Pictorial Cloth. Near Fine n.d. (but dated in fine pen on Index page 1924); printed by Schmitz & Bukofzer, Berlin. "Obsequio... [read more] | $400.00

His Majesties Proclamation in Scotland with an Explanation of the Meaning of the Oath and Covenant. By the Lord Marquesse, his Majesties high Commissioner. Set forth by the Kings special licence.

London, Robert Young; 1639. (The ‘Lord Marquesse’ was James, Duke of Hamilton.) Small octavo (18 cm.), in sewn wraps; woodcut royal coat-of-arms on p. 1, and woodcut device on title. Light... [read more] | $255.00