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Liberty and the Great Libertarians

By: Sprading, Charles T.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Self-published, 1913


1st edition; a nearly pristine copy in very scarce dust jacket. Los Angeles, published by the author, 1913. An anthology on liberty. Among the authors from whom passages have been selected are: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, John Stuart Mill, Emerson, Thoreau, Ingersoll, Henry George, Bernhard Shaw, Oliver Shreiner, and Maria Montessori. A very small binding blemish at bottom of spine; rear end-papers discolored. D/w is near fine; chips at top and bottom o... View more info

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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces.

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: London: J. Johnson, 1779


8vo, half-leather, marbled boards, black label with gilt titles and ribbed lines on spine. 565 pp. plus 8-page Addenda and Corragenda. 1st edition thus. [Published earlier that year in an exceedingly rare 4to format] This definitive collection of Franklin essays, many printed here for the first time, is the only edition of Franklin's political and philosophical writings printed during his lifetime. The collection was edited by his friend Benjamin Vaughan with Franklin's ... View more info

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The Crock of Gold

By: Stephens, James

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co, 1926

Edition: First thus


Illustrated by Thomas MacKenzie. First thus. Special limited edition, printed on hand made paper, limited to 525 copies and signed by Stephens. 228pp, with 12 full color plates, with captions on opposite page, plus decorative headings and tailpieces. Original quarter vellum and blue paper boards, gilt title to spine. Deckled edges with some browning to edges, plus small amount of age toning on occasional pages. Otherwise a fine copy; toning to end papers; light damp-stai... View more info