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    Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpoool to Fernando Po. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863

    First edition. This is Burton’s first book on his years in West Africa including detailed accounts of his amazing adventures inland.



    Typed letter signed “Golda Meirson” to Abba Kovner. Jerusalem: Ministry of Labour, November 21, 1954

    Golda Meir, a founder of the modern state of Israel, writes to Abba Kovner, who led the Vilna Ghetto Uprising and later became one of Israel’s leading poets.


  • St. Peter's ,Rome

    View of Rome from the Tiber River with Castel Sant’Angelo and Saint Peter’s Basilica. Rome, ca. 1870

    A fine 19th century photograph of landmarks of Rome.



    Lao Tseu Tao Te King. Le Livre de la Voie et de la Vertu . . . traduit en Francais… par Stanislaus Julien. Paris: l’Imprimerie Royale, 1842

    FIRST EDITION of the complete Tao Te Ching to be published in a Western language.



    A Collection Of Books On Einstein from the library of Queen Elisabeth of Belgium. Various publishers, 1954 and later

    Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians (1876-1965) was a patron of the arts and sciences and a friend to a number of leading scientists. During the Second world War she used her connections in Germany to save hundreds of Jewish children from deportation by the Nazis. Her decades-long friendship with Einstein is well-known.

    the collection: $1,800


    Long run of Voynich rare book catalogues dating to the founding of the firm. London: Voynich, 1898-c.1914

    This is an excellent run of the atalogurs of Wilfrid Voynich, one of the leading rare book dealers of the first part of the 20th century.



    Sale Catalogues of Libraries of Eminent Persons. Ed. A. L. N. Munby. London: Mansell, 1971-1975

    FIRST EDITION. It is hard to find a complete set in nice jackets.



    The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography. Foreword by Phillip Prodger.. New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2016

    First edition, one of 100 copies of the Deluxe Estate Edition, signed and numbered by the author and accompanied by your choice of one of four 8 x 10 inch archival pigment photographs (Einstein, Freud, Shaw, or Kahlo).