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Published 28 Dec. 2004
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Illuminated Manuscript

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Description
Approximately 13 and ½ inches by 10 inches, one inch thick. From our notes: Armorial marks indicate this illuminated manuscript once belonged to the Knolles family. The manuscript was written at Winchester in 1425. Gift of Joseph Clark Graves.
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0000-00-00

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2004-12-28

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Published 28 Dec. 2004
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20 Audubon sketches

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From Sotheby's appraisal description: 20 pencil drawings after John James Audubon, apparently for the 1856-57 octavo edition of Birds of America {Philadelphia and New York ca. 1855 (Ca. 266 x 173 mm). Some marginal losses and tears. Plates 73, 202, 159, 215, 213, 216, 217, 11, 70, 189, 208, 115, 117, 116, 195 (Morton's Finch Male), 211, 81, 194 and 2. From the Clara Peck Collection.
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0000-00-00

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2004-12-28

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Published 27 Dec. 2004
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Hortus Sanitatis

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From Sotheby's appraisal description: Ortus Sanitatis translate de latin en francois. Paris: pour Anthoine Verard, [c. 1500]. 2 volumes, folio. 4 full-page woodcuts and approximately 450 woodcut illustrations in text. Goff H-490. It is bound in pale, off-white vellum. From the Clara Peck Collection.
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0000-00-00

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2004-12-27

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Published 27 Dec. 2004
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Darwin, On the Origin of Species by means of natural selection

Authors

Darwin, Charles

Description
1st ed. 20 cm. Bound in brown leather with gold embossed lettering. Top edge gilt. Part of Joseph Thomas Philosophy Collection.
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J. Murray

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no

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0000-00-00

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2004-12-27

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Published 18 Dec. 2004
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Letters from the ship, Alice Thorndike.

Authors

THORNDIKE, William H.

Description
Sixty-four pages of pressed manuscript letters and bills of lading from this ship, based in Newcastle. Mention is made of the American Civil War, Monterey, New Zealand, and Valparaiso (some transcriptions included). There are four large tintypes of Captain Thorndike and his family bound in at the rear.
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0000-00-00

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2004-12-18

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Published 01 Dec. 2004
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Autograph manuscript signed

Authors

Walter Crane to William Morris

Description
Autograph manuscript signed of William Morris, Crane's sonnet on the death of Morris, (London), 4 October 1896. one page, 12mo, written in calligraphic hand in dark brown ink on Crane's beige stationery, the verso of an integral blank leaf printed with his Crane symbol and address, signed and dated one day after Morris' death
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0000-00-00

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2004-12-01

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Published 29 Nov. 2004
Title

Artis Magnse Artilleriae pars prima

Authors

Siemienowicz, Casimir

Description
Grand Art d'Artillerie. Mise en Francois par Piere Noizet. S130.2. laonnem lanssonius: Amsterdam, 1651. Eng TP, vi, 41O, 22Pls. NS 0537509 BL. French edition. Approx. 13" tall. 410 pp. Engraved title page plus 22 full page engraved illustrations.
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0000-00-00

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2004-11-29

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Published 29 Nov. 2004
Title

Walden

Authors

Thoreau, Henry David

Description
First edition.
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no

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0000-00-00

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2004-11-29

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Invisible City

Authors

Schles, ken

Description
First edition limited to 2000 copies. These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Twelvetrees Press

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Disfarmer: The Heber Springs Portraits 1939-1946

Authors

Scully, Julia

Description
Signed by Scully to Dr. Brill. These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Addison house

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School

Authors

Howat, John K.

Description
These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Lady Susan

Authors

Austen, Jane

Description
One of 250 on handmade paper. Sticker residue on front cover. Unopened. These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Clarendon Press

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

The Shaker Chair

Authors

Muller, Charles and Timothy Reiman

Description
These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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The Canal Press

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Rice Paper Painting/Peinture sur papier de riz

Authors

Walesse, Ting

Description
signed to Dr. Brill. These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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France

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

The Harlem Renaissance

Authors

Bontemps, Arna

Description
These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Dodd and Mead

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no

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2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Un Paese

Authors

Strand, Paul

Description
Inscribed to Charles Ascher in 1967 on front free endpaper. These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Publisher

Giulio Einaudi

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Indian Circus

Authors

Mark, Mary Ellen

Description
These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Chronicle Books

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Jolies Dames

Authors

Walesse, Ting

Description
These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Publisher

Yves Riviere

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 28 Oct. 2004
Title

Sandition: Fragment of a Novel

Authors

Austen, Jane

Description
One of 250 on handmade paper. Sticker residue on front cover. Unopened. These books were stolen from Housing Works Used Book Cafe. This is not the full list. You can reach us at Cooper@housingworks.org or 212 334-3324, ask for Jason Shure or Nancy Cooper. Thanks for your attention.
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Clarendon Press

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-10-22

Date of theft report:

2004-10-28

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Published 12 Aug. 2004
Title

Chamber Music

Authors

Joyce, James

Description
First edition, later issue of Joyce's first book. Measures 16.2 by 11 cm. A bright copy in green gilt stamped cloth, showing just a touch of light wear to spine ends and tips. Bookplate. Was removed from our premises on the afternoon of 8/10/04
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Elkin Matthews

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no

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Date of theft:

2004-08-10

Date of theft report:

2004-08-12

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