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A wide selection of rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to history, archaeology, anthropology, folklore, occult, and religion.


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  1. Nigger Melodies;
    Seemingly first edition, predating editions published by Cornish, Lamport and Co., successors to Nafis & Cornish, around 1851. All early editions uncommon, with perhaps two dozen copies on OCLC, all of them in North America. This copy with the armorial bookplate of Edward Royall Tyler, son of the Rev. Edward Royall Taylor,... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 98782

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  2. Leyden Documents relating to the Pilgrim Fathers.
    Limited Edition of 400 copies, this number 182. Published in celebration of the Tercentenary of the departure of the Speedwell from Holland. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 37019

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