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Rare and Collectible

Rare and Collectible

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 Azio Media Inventory 84 items found in your search
41 Loring, Edward G.
1893 Text-Book of Ophthalmoscopy - Part I Edward Loring NY D.Appleton & Co. 1893 Hardcover Fine No Dustjacket 
Edward Loring's most notable work; Includes information about the normal eye, determinations of refraction, diseases of the media, physiological optics, and theory of the opthalmoscope; chromolithograph color frontis plus three plates; dark green cloth; very light rubbing to corners; title plate is not legible; square, tight copy; bright clean pages; illustrated in b/w throughout; small neat stamp of a doctor to boards; a handsome book; eyes; scarce 
Price: 42.46 USD

51 Payne, Anne Blackwell
Released: A Book of Verse by Payne, Anne Blackwell 1930 Signed By Author Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket 
Presentation Copy; Signed By Author red cloth spine w/ gilt; original boards; tight clean pages; flat-signed by the author to title page; 61pp; tight copy; spine bottom rubbed 1.25"; square; quite scarce title; Concord, North Carolina author/poet; 
Price: 25.49 USD

42 Lula M. Walker
There's No Place Like Home Nims and Knight B002PEZK1S Hardcover Very Good 
B002PEZK1S There's No Place Like Home; Oblong illustrated Hardcover 1891 by Lula Mae (Compiled By) Walker (Author), Chromolithographs (Illustrator) Nims and Knight: Troy, NY; First Edition; beautiful color illustrations; name written neatly to ffep; handsome copy; VG+; A collection of short verses by famed authors and poets, each poem surrounded by color chromo illustrations with illuminated accents, printed on one side of paper only. A very lovely Victorian era book, printed by Armstrong & Co of Boston, MA. 
Price: 97.71 USD

52 Putnam's New York and London & Knickerbocker Press
Little Journeys to Homes of American Authors; Knickerbocker 1899 green suede binding Putnam's, Knickerbocker Press 1899 LEATHER_BOUND Very Good 
Little Journeys to the Homes of American Authors; Putnam's New York and London & Knickerbocker Press 1899; green suede binding with brown leather details and bright gilt titles; illustrated; authors include: Emerson; Bryant; Prescott; Lowell; Simms; Whitman; Hawthorne; Audubon; Irving; Longfellow; Everett; Bancroft; 388 pp; clean copy; rough-cut page edges; handsome copy; scarce 
Price: 50.96 USD

43 Maria Edgeworth; Hannah More
1811 Idleness & industry exemplified, in the history of James Preston & Lazy Lawrence Johnson and Warner, Philadelphia 1811 Hardcover Good No Dustjacket 
"Idleness and industry exemplified, in the history of James Preston and Lazy Lawrence - to which is added The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain"; 1811; contemporary inscriptions to endpapers; nice leather spine modified by previous owner; 108 pp; very scarce; 
Price: 123.25 USD

53 Ramsauer, O.
Reich und Arm und andere Erzählungen, Ramsauer, O., Lutheran Book Concern, Ohio Lutheran Book Concern, Ohio 1901 Hardcover Good No Dustjacket 
original illustrated color paper plate to cover in very good condition; brown boards with red cloth spine; illustrated with four beautiful color plates signed O.M.; rear endpaper removed; hinges repaired; text in German; no date; pencil notation to inside cover dated 1901; circa: 1899; very scarce; 64 pp. Reich und Arm und andere Erzahlungen by Ramsauer, O.; Lutheran Book Concern, Ohio 
Price: 33.96 USD

44 Melville Chater
City of Hide and Seek by Melville Chater - Limited Edition 1936 Cromwell, Connecticut Privately Printed, Cromwell, Connecticut 1936 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
City of Hide and Seek by Melville Chater - Rare Limited Edition of 30 Copies; Privately Printed, Cromwell, Connecticut, February 1936; handsome three quarter green leather hardcover with floral design to covers and bright gilt titles; bright clean pages; one tiny abrasion to bottom edge of cover; The author was an early color photographer and author; He was the author of several books and was published in National Geographic, Harper's Magazine, The Smart Set, ++; neat gift inscription to ffep dated 1936; Poetry 
Price: 250.75 USD

54 Ronnie Spector; Vince Waldron
Be My Baby: How I Survived Mascara, Miniskirts, and Madness, or My Life As a Fabulous Ronette Harmony 0517574993 / 9780517574997 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
0517574993 Autographed Copy; Signed by Ronnie Spector to Geraldo Rivera to ffep with a lipstick kiss by Ronnie Spector; Be My Baby: How I Survived Mascara, Miniskirts, and Madness, or My Life As a Fabulous Ronette (Near Fine Hardcover in Fine unclipped dj in new mylar archival cover) light speckled foxing to page top edges; by Vince Waldron, Ronnie Spector; Bright clean pages; there is a ghost of the dj cover to cover of hardcover book; This book was signed, inscribed and 'kissed'; The former owner worked with Geraldo Rivera for many years; a cool one of a kind music and television collectible; Stated First Edition; First Printing; 
Price: 420.75 USD

45 Milton, John. Sir Egerton Brydges Ed.
Milton's Poetical Works William Tegg B01F4NWOIS LEATHER BOUND Very Good 
B01F4NWOIS Milton's Poetical Works; dark red Leather Bound w/ gilt titles & five raised bands to spine; gilt page edges; square solid copy; 1862 by John. Sir Egerton Brydges Ed. Milton (Author), J. M. W. Turner (Illustrator) bright clean pages with light speckled foxing; tight copy; fronts w/ tissue guard; name to ffep dates 1873; handsome copy w/ original full-leather binding and gilt-ruled boards 
Price: 233.75 USD

55 Rowena Keith Keyes
Twigs in the Bending - An Idyll of Old Brooklyn, Rowena Keith Keyes 1942 House of Field, Inc 1942 Hardcover Fine No Dustjacket 
1942; First Edition; Scare New York fiction; Brooklyn; Twigs in the Bending - An Idyll of Old Brooklyn, Rowena Keith Keyes 1942 
Price: 106.25 USD

46 Mrs. Inchbald (ed.)
The Modern Theatre; a collection of Successful Modern Plays...(10 Vols.) Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown B004LSLYH0 First Edition LEATHER BOUND Very Good 
B004LSLYH0 The Modern Theatre: A Collection of Successful Modern Plays; (10 Vols. set complete) Full Leather Bound with bright gilt and black titles 1811; Selected by Mrs. Inchbald (ed.) (Author) Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London; Printed by James Ballantyne & Co, Edinburgh; name written to inside covers dated 1853; two volumes with archival linen tape repair to hinge; bright text; scarce and handsome set; A Complete set of this Important Collection of Successful Modern Plays as Acted at the Theatres Royal, London Printed from the Prompt Books Under the Authority of the Managers. 
Price: 505.75 USD

56 Roye
Rhapsody in Colour The Camera Studies Club B001BSO4RU First Edition SPIRAL-BOUND Very Good 
B001BSO4RU Rhapsody in Colour; large Spiral-bound hardcover 1946 by Roye (Author), Roye (Horace Narbeth) (Photographer) The Camera Studies Club, London; Spiral bound cloth-covered boards, tissue-protected color photographs, artistic nude glamor, with poetry quotations on tissues. Cited in Bertolotti's Books of Nudes as a significant publication in the history of nude photography. First Edition; no inscriptions, sound binding; scarce 
Price: 211.65 USD

47 Murray, W H H
How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas Published by the author. No place. 1885. Printed by "The 'Republican' print". St. Johnsbury, Vermont. First Edition. B00410869C First Edition PAPERBACK Good 
B00410869C How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas by Murray, W.H.H. Author's Publication, 1885; orange wraps; paperback with a few light drink rings to cover; spine chipped, rubbed; First Edition; clean text; back cover loose; Good+ scarce 
Price: 76.46 USD

57 roye
The Welsh Maid Routledge B0041TVSNE First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine 
B0041TVSNE The Welsh Maid, 48 Camera Studies of the Nude by Roye; Hardcover in Rare Near Fine unclipped dj in new mylar cover; 1942 by Roye (Author) Routledge; First Edition; brown cloth w/ title plates intact; name written neatly to top edge of inside cover; bright clean pages; beautiful nude photos; very scarce 
Price: 361.25 USD

48 None
Decorative Victorian Autograph Book ca. 1890 New Hampshire No Publisher Stated 1890 Hardcover Very Good 
Decorative Victorian Autograph Book ca. 1890; No Publisher Stated; lovely burgundy hardcover with elaborate designs to cover in gilt and two color illustrated plates; vellum endpapers; book includes many blank pages; the following signatures dated in the late 1890's (plus several lines of verse) are included in this rare volume: G.A. Trantum of New Hampshire, George G. Kemp of Croydon, New Hampshire; C.P. Wallace Boston; Gladys Howe of New Hampshire; John D. Campbell of Providence, R.I.; Minnie T. Clark of New Hampshire; Leon A. Wright of New Hampshire; Nellie Putnam of New Hampshire; Nellie E. Crosby of New Hampshire; VG+ 
Price: 67.96 USD

58 Rudd, John C. (ed.); T.M. Skinner & Philo B. Barnum (print.).
Gospel Messenger Vol III 1829-Vol IV 1831 Rudd, John C Protestant Episcopal Church Rudd, John C., Auburn, New York; The Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church; Under the patronage of the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge and Piety 1829 Hardcover Very Good 
Rare: The Gospel Messenger Vol. III - No. I January 17, 1829 - Vol. IV - No. 52 February 5, 1831; by Rudd, John C. (ed.); T.M. Skinner & Philo B. Barnum (printers); Large bound hardcover of original issues of The Gospel Messenger - "Under the patronage of the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge and Piety" newspapers; some foxing to pages; marbled covers with leather spine; complete original newspapers from 1829 - 1831; The Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church; Auburn, New York; 
Price: 2125.00 USD

49 O'Neill, Rose
The Kewpies and Dotty Darling George H. Doran B000NPUY5S Hardcover Very Good 
B000NPUY5S The Kewpies and Dotty Darling; Illustrated Hardcover 1912; by Rose O'Neill (Author, Illustrator) publisher Frederick A. Stokes Company, NY; bright clean pages; a some light spotting to endpapers & half-title; firm binding; attractive spine; lovely drawings throughout; a handsome copy; 
Price: 211.65 USD

59 S. L. Smith
NORTH CAROLINA'S CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS North Carolina Division United Daughters of the Confederacy B00BCRHS9G Hardcover Good 
B00BCRHS9G NORTH CAROLINA'S CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS & MEMORIALS; Hardcover 1941 by S. L. Smith (Author); North Carolina Division United Daughters of the Confederacy; First Edition; illustrated; 131 pp; bright pages; some dampstains to page edges; spine bottom chipped; back cover spotted; Civil War; scarce 
Price: 135.96 USD

50 Oliver Shaw
The Social Sacred Melodist by Oliver Shaw 1835 Songs, Duets, Anthems Published and Sold by The Author, Providence 1835 First Edition Hardcover Good 
The Social Sacred Melodist, Consisting of Songs, Duets, Anthems, & C: Composed and Arranged, with an Accompaniment for the Piano Forte Or Organ, and Respectfully Inscribed to the Lovers of Sacred Harmony by Oliver Shaw; Published and Sold by The Author; 1835; musical scores with text; 99 pages; ffep removed; generally bright text with some speckled foxing to pages; some spotting to covers; Sheply & Wright Printers, Providence, Rhode Island; green paper hardcover with brown leather spine; square, firm binding; Oliver Shaw (1779-1848), was one of the first American composers; very scarce; 
Price: 12112.50 USD

60 Samuel Wood, 362 Pearl Street, New York
The Samuel Wood Picture Alphabet for Little Children 1807 Pearl Street, New York Samuel Wood, 362 Pearl Street, New York 1807 PAPERBACK Very Good 
Original 1807 Edition; The Picture Alphabet for Little Children contains alphabets with woodcuts illustrating objects; 16 pages total including covers, with 2 letters to a page; Size: 3" x 2 inches; cover is loose at the lower edge of spine; a few spots to cover; This work has the distinction of being one of the first publications issued by Samuel Wood, who would go on to a distinguished career in the American publishing trade; Very Scarce 
Price: 1355.75 USD

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