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Published 28 Jan. 2003
Title

Nicholas Machiavel's Prince.

Authors

Machiavelli, Niccolo.

Description
1640 first edition in English of Machiavelli's The Prince. "Machiavelli, Niccolo. Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca. And The meanes Duke Valentine us'd to put to death Vitellezzo Vitelli...Translated out of Italian into English by E.D. London: Printed by R. Bishop for Wil. Hils, 1640. 12mo, contemporary full speckled calf gilt, expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Signed three times by contemporary owner Margaret Burgh, two dated 1647. May have our inventory number in pencil -- #25104."
Publication place:

Publisher

R. Bishop for Wil. Hils, 1640

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2000-11-30

Date of theft report:

2003-01-28

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Published 28 Jan. 2003
Title

Collected Works

Authors

Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Description
"First Bonchurch Edition. Volumes 1-12 of teh Collected Works of A C Swinburne. Books are in good condition, backplates worn, with apare backplates in back of book. This is the rare Bonchurch edition, number 488 of the 780 printed. These volumes were signed by William Ziegler of Princeton University in 1941.
Publication place:

Publisher

William Heinemann, Ltd.

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2000-12-12

Date of theft report:

2003-01-28

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Published 28 Jan. 2003
Title

Bay: A Book of Poems

Authors

Lawrence, D. H.

Description
"Lawrence, D.H. Bay. A Book of Poems. Decorations by Anne Estelle Rice. 8vo, London: Beaumont Press, 1919. No. 28 of 30 copies on Japanese vellum, our of a first edition limited to 200 copies; signed by Lawrence and Rice. Decorated paper boards, vellum spine, light wear to extremities. Roberts A 12c."
Publication place:

Publisher

Beaumont Press

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2000-11-20

Date of theft report:

2003-01-28

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Published 28 Jan. 2003
Title

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Authors

Twain, Mark

Description
"A first edition, second issue, 1867 copy of Mark Twain's first book. In green cloth with the blind embossed frog in the lower left hand corner. With the broken type on pp. 66 & 198 and lacking the leaf of preliminary ads. Housed in a custom light green clamshell box with a paper label affixed to spine. Lovely condition." Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair, stolen out of glass case at fair
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2000-09-23

Date of theft report:

2003-01-28

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