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Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1975. Edited by Guido Almansi, notes by Brassai and Helmut Gernsheim. 41 tipped in sepia-toned photographs. 213 pages on hand-made paper, folio, black silk with gilt lettering and photograph mounted on the front cover, cloth slipcase; slight fading to spine. Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1975. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase. One of 3000 numbered copies signed by Franco Maria Ricci.
London: Dodsley, 1774. Together with several other pieces on various Subjects. Engraved frontispiece portrait, 2 vols., 4to, rebound in 1/2 mottled calf, gilt and blind-stamped raised bands, leather spine labels, marbled boards; (occasional light foxing). London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1774. First Edition. Very good (+).
2 volumes. [vi], vii, , 568; [iv], 606, pp. 4to, contemporary calf with red and brown leather labels, stamped in gilt (leather is edgeworn but attractive; internally fine and clean). London: J. Dodsley, 1774. First Edition. A popular work which went through 10 editions in its first year. Rare in complete form. with the half-titles, frontispiece portrait, dedication to Lord North, and the preliminary advertisements. Errata for volume I is bound at the end of volume II. Chesterfield's letters were.....
Boston: Weeks, Jordan, 1839. iv + 467pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, foxing throughout, cloth lightly soiled, cloth partially faded from sun exposure, small area of bumping to front and back covers on right edge, some pages with a small dampstain to right margins. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, 1839. First Edition in English. From the library of Gilbert Chinard with his pencil annotations on the front flyleaf. Author was a French economist who began a......
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2005. 595 pages (some soiling to the fore edge), thick 8vo, black cloth backed grey boards (some light damp-staining to the edges of the boards and the top edges of the last few pages), attractively designed dust wrapper. A very good(-) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1924. 108 pages (all edges decoratively speckled), title page in red and black, slim 8vo, rebound in older 3/4 brown pebbled morocco over mottled purple boards (top .5" of front hinge cracking very slightly, boards a little toned around edges), pink floral endpapers. Garden City: Doubleday, (1924). First American edition. A very good(+) copy. Previous owner's inscription on fly leaf.