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The Song Celestial, or the Bhagavad Gita

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1934

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: P-041122


#P-041122. Black cloth, with silver illustrated cover. ; B&W Illustration s; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages View more info

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The Light of Asia

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin (Pogany, Willy, Illus.)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1932

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: V-050710


Inv. # V-050710. Black cloth with silver cover and illustration by Pogany.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Anatomy of Melancholy

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: NY, Sheldon & Company: 1862

Seller ID: P-030713


Inv. #P-030713. Three volumes. Modern rebinding in 1/2 Blue Leather over Marbled Boards.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Anatomy of Melancholy

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $575.00

Publisher: New York, W.J. Widdleton: 1865

Seller ID: P080803


Inv. # P080803. 2 volumes bound in 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers and edges. Frontispiece to the original edition. "The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of it. In Three Partitions. With their several Sections, Members, and Subsections, Philosophically, Medically, Historically Opened and Cut Up. By Democritus Junior." A New Edition. Originally published in 1652. ; 12mo 7" ... View more info

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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, David McKay: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1293


Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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The Works of Thomas De Quincey

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1885

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: T-432A


Inv. #T-432A. 16 volumes. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. "The Works of Thomas de Quincey, 'The English Opium Eater' including all his contributions to Periodical Literature. Fourth Edition, in Sixteen Volumes." This edition was first published in 1878.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

The Golden Sayings of Epictetus With the Hymn of Cleanthes,

By: Epictetus

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 1203C


Inv. #1203C. Translated and arranged by Hastings Crosby. Signed binding by Lauriat, Boston: 3/4 crushed morocco leather binding on marbled boards and endpapers. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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Wisdom of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Translated by Jeremy Collier

By: Marcus Aurelius

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Nathan Haskell Dole: 1903

Seller ID: 1226D


Inv. #1226D. Privately printed by Hathan Haskell Dole, #377 of 550 copies on French handmade paper, this is a very handsome edition of a superb literary classic. The Doric Edition; 3/4 brown morocco over brown cloth boards, t.e.g., raised bands, gilt decorated panels. Each page of text surrounded by an original art nouveau design. Very sligh wear to corners of boards. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info