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Laurel-Crowned Letters
1 Laurel-Crowned Letters
Chicago, IL. A.C. McLurg 1893 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # P-060406. 7 volumes. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. This is seven uniformly-bound volumes from McLurg's Laurel-Crowned Letters series. It consistes of one volume each of "The Best Letters" of William Cowper, Percy Byssche Shelley, Lady Mary Montagu, Lord Chesterfield, Horace Walpole, Charles Lamb, and Mme. de Sevigny. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 650.00 USD
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2 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson
London Office of the National Illustrated Library 1859 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#447B. 4 vol. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers and edges. Ornate gilt decoration on spine, red and black leather labels. Profusely illustrated with engravings of places and people significant in Johnson's life.; Steel engraving; 12mo 7" - 7" tall  
Price: 850.00 USD
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The Life of Samuel Johnson , Boswell, James
3 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson
London John Murray 1839 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Some boards expertly reattached.  
#P-020227. 10 vol. Full tan calf, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Elaborate gilt decoration on spine, black and green leather labels. ; Steel engraving; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 1500.00 USD
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The Life of Samuel Johnson , Boswell, James
4 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson
Bath George Bayntun 1925 First Edition Thus Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Inv. #462B. 2 volumes. 3/4 brown morocco over brown boards, bound by Bayntun-Reviere of Bath. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Newly edited and with notes by Roger Ingpen. With 576 illustrations, facsimiles, and maps, including 13 photogravures. This is a beautifully illustrated edition of Boswell's classic biography of Johnson, with portraits of all the major persons in the work.; Photo-gravure; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 1225.00 USD
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5 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1898 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 435C. 2 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, gilt compartments on spine. Edited, with biographical additions, by Frederic G. Kenyon. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall  
Price: 350.00 USD
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6 Bussey, George Moir History of Napoleon
London Joseph Thomas 1840 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Horace Vernet 
Inv. #TC-050605. 2 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards. A.E.G. Signed Bayntun binding.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 650.00 USD
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7 Casanova, Jaques The Memoirs of Jaques Casanova de Seingalt
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons N.D. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 445D. Six Volumes. Green cloth with gold-stamped title on spine. Translated by Arthur Machen. Stated to be "The First complete and unabridged English translation." Published in England by Elek Books, and in Canada by Longmans, Green & Co. ; Wood engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall  
Price: 400.00 USD
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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini , Cellini, Benvenuto
8 Cellini, Benvenuto The Life of Benvenuto Cellini
New York Brentano's 1906 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1177B. 2 volumes. Tan 3/4 leather over tan cloth boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Six gilt-stamped compartments on spine, with title gold-stamped on spine. Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds, with a biographical sketch of Cellini by Symonds. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz. Illustrated by reproductions of 40 prortraits and views illustrating the life. ; 8vo  
Price: 550.00 USD
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9 Doran, John Works of John Doran
Boston Francis A. Niccolls & Co. N.D. Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#452A. 18 vol. 3/4 turquoise leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Pages untrimmed at side and bottom. Connoisseur Edition. #22 of 150 copies.; 8vo  
Price: 1500.00 USD
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The Diary of a Young Girl (Het Achterhuis) , Frank, Anne (Goldyne, Joseph Illus.)
10 Frank, Anne (Goldyne, Joseph Illus.) The Diary of a Young Girl (Het Achterhuis)
West Hatfield, MA Pennyroyal Press 1985 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Joseph Goldyne 
#JS-MA. Limited edition. This is #76 of 350 copies. An exquisite edition of Anne Frank's moving diary, bound in full grey Morocco leather, with title ("Het Achterhuis") blindstamped on front and on spine. Published in 1985 by the Pennyroyal Press with Jewish Heritage Publishing. Contains 10 plates by Joseph Goldyne, each with tissue guard. The plates are in several media, including hardground etching, softground etching, aquatint, and dry-point. The text for the book was set in Monotype Bembo by Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, VT. The etchings were executed by Joseph Goldyne, who signed the book on the limiting page. The book was designed by Barry Moser, who also signed the book. The paper used for the text is Mohawk Letterpress from the Mohawk Mills. The engravings were printed on Rives paper. Printing of the book began in August 1985, and ended in November 1985.; Folio 13" - 23" tall  
Price: 3000.00 USD
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11 Grant, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant
NY Charles L. Webster & Co. 1885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inv. #1365. Two volumes. 3/4 leather over dark brown boards; Gilt seal on both boards of each volume. Marbled endpapers and edges. With maps. Five bands on spine; gilt lettering. One of the most important literary works of American history and the Civil War. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson , Hoover, Herbert
12 Hoover, Herbert The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson
New York, Toronto, & London McGraw-Hill 1958 Limited Signed Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 411. 1 volume grey cloth in publisher's slipcase, with stamped signature of Hoover on blue escutcheon on front board. Flat-signed by Hoover on Limitations Page. Stated First Edition. Publisher's original wax paper wrapper present but chipped with some tearing, and discoloration on spine. Publisher's slipcase in good condition, with some shelfwear. This is one of 500 specially-bound and SIGNED copies of the Special Presentation Edition of the Book. Extremely rare in this condition. ; 8vo; xiii, 318 pages  
Price: 1750.00 USD
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13 Jessup, Philip C. Elihu Root
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1177E. 2volumes, 3/4 red leather over marbled boards and endpapers. T.E.G. Root was Teddy Roosevelt's second secretary of state, as well as a secretary of war and a senator from New York. The book is ex-library. ; 8vo  
Price: 420.00 USD
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14 Lincoln, Abraham (Basler, Roy ed.) The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1953 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inv. # V-050928C. 8 volumes bound in grey cloth with blue title shield on spine. History Book Club Edition. ; 8vo 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Theodore Roosevelt: Patriot & Statesman , Meyers, Robert C.V.
15 Meyers, Robert C.V. Theodore Roosevelt: Patriot & Statesman
Philadelphia P.W. Ziegler & Co. 1902-1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#5137J. Recently rebound in 1/2 burgundy leather over marbled boards. This biography, first published in 1902 was revised in 1904 to account of Roosevelt's first term as President, up to the election of 1904. The subtitle is "The True Story of an Ideal American."; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages  
Price: 350.00 USD
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , Montagu, Lady Mary
16 Montagu, Lady Mary The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
London Richard Bentley 1837 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#P-030701. 3 volumes. 3/4 red leather, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Signed binding by W. Worsfold, London. Edited by her Great-Grandso n, Lord, Wharncliffe. Lady Mary Montagu was one of the most fascinating women in hstory. She married the richest man in England, then left him to live in Italy with a handsome young lover. She also lived in Turkey. She has been credited with first suggesting that smallpox could be prevented by injecting people with a small dose of the disease. Later, Jenner improved on this suggestion by using cowpox instead of smallpox. ; 8vo  
Price: 950.00 USD
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17 Morley, John The Life of William Ewart Gladstone In Three Volumes
London & NY Macmillan 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; several bumped corners; a few minor marks on spines.  
Inv. #1177J. Three volumes. First American Edition. 3/4 brown morocco on green linen boards; marbled end papers. TEG. Five raised bands on spine, gilt lettering. Signed binding. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 550.00 USD
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Diary and Correspondence , Pepys, Samuel
18 Pepys, Samuel Diary and Correspondence
London Henry Colburn 1854 Fourth Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #1123. 4 volumes. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Signed binding by J. & E. Bumpus Ltd. This is the most famous diary ever published. It was deciphered by the Rev. J. Smith from the opriginal shorthand in the Pepysian Library. This edition has a Life of Pepys and Notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke.; 8vo  
Price: 1050.00 USD
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19 Pepys, Samuel The Diary of Samuel Pepys
NY Random House N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
#4385D. 2 vol. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. T.E.G.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 750.00 USD
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20 Plutarch (Dryden & Clough, Translators) Plutarch's Lives
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1910 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1144. 5 vol. bound in 3/4 brown leather over green cloth boards, in six compartments, some gilt stamping on spine and boards. T.E.G. Oxford Edition. Bookplate of Harold Ellis Farmer on front pastedown. Hinges tight, no fading to spines, and excellent set in very good plus condition. Red and black title page. This is the translation known as Dryden's, "Corrected from the Greek and Revised by A.H. Clough, Sometime Fellow and Tutor of the Oriel College, Oxford, and Late Professor of the English Language and Literature at University College, London. In Five Volumes." Volume One has the general table of contents for all five volumes. Each volume has an Appendix, and Volume Five has an Index of Historical and Geographical Proper Names, and an Index for Reference as to the Pronunciation of Proper Names.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall  
Price: 950.00 USD
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