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Book Id: 15cw0577

Price: $49.90

Title: The GALLERY of NATURE by MILNER 1849 Edition 1/4 leather binding w many Steel & Wood ENGRAVINGS and of NATURAL SCIENCE

Author: The Rev Thomas Milner MA FRGS. He writes that we must "surrender our preconceived opinions to the force of truth, & not to array prejudice" (Darwin)

Publisher: Wm. S. Orr & Co, Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, London, 1849 (MDCCCXLIX), a new edition, carefully revised,803pp, large hardcover quarto, 45 chapters, Frontisp.

Condition:Worn cloth-bound hardcover with spine and corners in brown leather, with gilt banded title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD MINUS CONDITION with names in pen to the front endpaper, moisture mark to the base of the ROBUST PAGES, fox spots to prelims.

Description: The GALLERY of NATURE : A Pictorial and Descriptive TOUR THROUGH CREATION illustrative of Astronomy, Physical Geography and Geology.Includes hundreds of wood engravings and many steel engravings throughout the text. A solid book with faded gilt to pps

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Book Id: 15cw0567

Price: $14.40

Title: 1927 EDITION OF The SEARS, ROEBUCK Catalogue in Facsimile. "The ROARING TWENTIES"

Author: Edited by Alan Mirken

Publisher: Bounty Books, Crown Publishers, U.S., Facsimile ed. 1970, softcover quarto, 1091pp., plus 10 pages Fashion Review, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, Department INDEX.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, small piece rubbed off top spine, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in FAIR CONDITION, signs of insect damage to edges of title page and next page, some marks to outside.

Description: The World's Largest Store on Chicago's West Side was completed in 1906. An excellent reproduction of these rare catalogues. Yes ! we combine items to save postage !

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Book Id: 15cw0566

Price: $14.40

Title: SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO. CATALOGUE Facsimile of 1906 Edition "The Great Price Maker" Catalogue No.116

Author: original by Sears Roebuck & co.

Publisher: Castle Books, N.J., Facsimile ed. not dated, softcover quarto, 1412pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, Departments, INDEX.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in FAIR-GOOD CONDITION, age-toning to pages.

Description: The World's Largest Store on Chicago's West Side was completed in 1906. An excellent reproduction of these scarce catalogues.

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Book Id: 15cw0563

Price: $12.20

Title: LIVY Book XXI - LATIN SCHOOL TEXTS - Elementary Classics

Author: Adapted from Mr. Cape's Edition with Notes and Vocabulary by J. E. Melhuish, M.A. Assistant Master in st. Paul's School

Publisher: Macmillan and Co. Limited, London, 1921, reprint, 1st pub. 1890, 197 Pages, 12mo hardcover without d/j (as issued), b/w illustrations + fold-out Map

Condition:Blue cloth-bound Hardcover with title to spine & frcvr with illust. frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, some marks to covers, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, age-toning to eprs, without dustjacket as issued

Description: Carthage was founded on the Gulf of Tunis by some Tyrian nobles in B.C. 872, just a century before the date of the founding of Rome.

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Book Id: 15cw0562

Price: $12.20

Title: VIRGIL AENEID I - P. Vergili Maronis Aendeidos Lib. I - LATIN SCHOOL TEXTS - Elementary Classics

Author: T. E. PAGE, M.A., Litt.D. Formerly Assistant Master at Charterhouse, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge

Publisher: Macmillan and Co. Limited, London, 1922, reprint, 1st pub. 1892, 151 Pages, 12mo hardcover without d/j (as issued), b/w illustrations & colour Frontispiece

Condition:Blue cloth-bound Hardcover with title to spine & frcvr with illust.frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & covers, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, age-toning to eprs, without dustjacket as issued

Description: P. Vergilius Maro was born Oct. 15, B.C.70, five years before Horace and sevben before C. Octavius, who later, under the names of Octavian and Augustus, was destined to become his great patron.

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Book Id: 15cw0561

Price: $12.20

Title: VERGIL AENEID VI - P. Vergili Maronis Aeneidos Liber VI - LATIN SCHOOL TEXTS - Elementary Classics

Author: T. E. PAGE, M.A., Litt.D. - Formerly Assistant Master at Charterhouse, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge

Publisher: Macmillan and Co. Limited, London, 1921, reprint, 1st pub. 1888, 150 Pages plus 2 pages adv., 12mo hardcover without d/j (as issued), b/w & colour illustrations

Condition:Blue cloth-bound Hardcover with title to spine & frcvr with illust. frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight age-toning & foxing to eprs, 1st page has small section cut from top page, without dustjacket as issued

Description: P. Vergilius Maro was born Oct. 15, B.C. 70, five years before Horace and seven before C. Octavius, who later, under the names of Octavian and Augustus, was destined to become his great patron.

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Book Id: 15cw0560

Price: $12.20

Title: HORACE ODES III - Q. Horatii Flacci Carminum Liber III - LATIN SCHOOL TEXTS - Elementary Classics

Author: T. E. Page, M.A., Litt.D. - Formerly Assistant Master at Charterhouse, and Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge

Publisher: Macmillan and Co. Limited, London, 1923, reprint, 1st pub. 1882, 182 Pages with 2 pages adv., 12mo hardcover without d/j (as issued), b/w illustrations

Condition:Blue cloth-bound Hardcover with title to spine & frcvr with illust. frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, age-toning to eprs without dustjacket as issued

Description: Edited with Introduction, Notes & Vocabulary for the Use of Schools by T. E. Page. Q. Horatius Flaccus was born on Dec. 8th B.C. 65 - five years after Virgil and two years before C. Octavius who subsequently became the emperor Augustus.

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Book Id: 15cw0559

Price: $12.20

Title: TACITUS - Roman Conquest of Britain - Elementary Classics - A Fourth Form Reading Book adapted from Text of Tactitus

Author: WILLIAM MODLEN M.A.

Publisher: Macmillan and Co. Limited, London, 1922, reprint, 1st pub. 1912, 111 Pages, 12mo hardcover without d/j (as issued), b/w illustrations

Condition:Blue cloth-bound Hardcover with title to spine & frcvr with illust.frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, notes, underlines & writing throughout (mainly in pencil), slight age-toning to eprs without dustjacket as issued

Description: Latin School Texts and this issue has been modified and simplified by Mr Modlen to make Tacitus's account of the Roman Conquest suitable for a Fourth Form Reading book.

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