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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 The Heroines of Shakpeare
London & New York the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd. First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 070120B. Full light brown leather designed to appear 3/4 with large gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front boards. All edges gilt. The work "compris[es] the principal female characters in the plays of the great poet. Engraved in the highest style of art, from drawings by eminent artists. With letterpress extracts from the text, in English and French; and critical essays on each of the characters." The book is close in looks to Inventory # P-070120A, The Complete Works of Shakspeare, and was published by the same company around the same time, mid 19th Century. It would make an excellent companion to that set, as well as being a very nice stand-alone work. ; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 475.00 USD
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3 Arnold, Matthew Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold
London MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1903 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#P-020320. Full black leather, bound by Riviere & Son, Ltd. A.E.G.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 510 pages  
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 Arnold, Matthew Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold
London MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1922 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#1329. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards, marbled endpapers. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 195.00 USD
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5 Arnold, Matthew Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold
London MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1890 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#P-041214. Full brown leather. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 195.00 USD
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6 Arnold, Sir Edwin The Song Celestial, or the Bhagavad Gita
Philadelphia David McKay 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Pogany 
#P-041122. Black cloth, with silver illustrated cover. ; B&W Illustration s; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages  
Price: 250.00 USD
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7 Austen, Jane The Complete Works of Jane Austen
London the Folio Society 1975 Second Revised Edition; 5th Printing (1988) Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Inv. # P-071220A. 7 volumes. Boxed set bound in light gray cloth over salmon boards, gilt-stamped decoations on spine. Publisher's original box intact. This is the Fifth (1988) printing of the Folio Society's 1975 edition, with wood engravings by Joan Hassall, and based on the Chapman edition. This set includes the shorter works. ; Wood engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall  
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Novels & Letters of Jane Austen, Austen, Jane
8 Austen, Jane The Novels & Letters of Jane Austen
Boston & New York Jefferson Press 1915 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by C.E. & H.M. Brock 
Inv. # P-080504. 12 volumes bound in blue cloth with gilt-stamped titles and rules on spine; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Title pages in red & black. Illustrated by C.E. and H.M. Brock. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson,with an Introduction by Prof. William Lyon Phelps, Ph.D., Lampson Professor of English Literature, Yale University. 8.5" x 5.25" This is a 1915 reissue in 12 volumes of the 10-volume Old Manor House Edition (Gilson E106), published in 1906 by Frank S. Holby. The Holby edition was also reissued as the 12 volume (limited) 1906 Chawton Edition; as the 12 volume 1906 Manydown Edition; as the 1907 12 volume Illustrated Cabinet Edition (Dana Estes); and as the 1913 12 volume "Winchester Edition" (Himebaugh, New York), this last not to be confused with the Winchester Editions issued by John Grant, Edinburgh. Our set consists of 10 volumes of the Novels, and 2 of the minor works and the Letters.; Color Illustrations; 8vo 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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9 Austen, Jane The Novels of Jane Austen
London & New York J.M. Dent/E.P. Dutton 1907-1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # P-071104. 6 volumes bound in 3/4 brown leather over green cloth boards, with marbled endpapers and T.E.G. Six dentelles on spine with gilt-stamped decoration and titles. Illustrated in color by H.M. and C.E. Brock. A classic set of Austen's novels, but not including the shorter works. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall  
Price: 2650.00 USD
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The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher , Beaumont & Fletcher
10 Beaumont & Fletcher The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher
London Edward Moxon 1840 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Some wear to hinges. One corner slightly bumped. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown.  
Inv. #1203B. Two volumes. Full Black Crushed Morocco with gilt decorations on front and back boards and Six Dentils on Spine. Signed binding by J. Wright Noel Street. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 550.00 USD
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11 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
12 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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13 Burns, Robert The Complete Poetical Works
Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin 1897 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 4917E. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Part of the Cambridge Edition of the Poets. ; 8vo; 397 pages  
Price: 135.00 USD
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14 Burton, Robert The Anatomy of Melancholy
NY Sheldon & Company 1862 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Inv. #P-030713. Three volumes. Modern rebinding in 1/2 Blue Leather over Marbled Boards.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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The Anatomy of Melancholy, Burton, Robert
15 Burton, Robert The Anatomy of Melancholy
New York W.J. Widdleton 1865 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Inv. # P080803. 2 volumes bound in 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers and edges. Frontispiece to the original edition. "The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of it. In Three Partitions. With their several Sections, Members, and Subsections, Philosophically, Medically, Historically Opened and Cut Up. By Democritus Junior." A New Edition. Originally published in 1652. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 575.00 USD
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16 Byron Poetical Works of Lord Byron (12 volumes in 6)
Phila., PA J.B. Lippincott 1892 Not First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket; Minor ageing characteristics. No major defects.  
Inv. #1090A. Six volumes. Three-quarter black leather over marbled boards and endpapers. Tight binding; small type. Spine titles marked in gilt. Very attractive set ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 1250.00 USD
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17 Byron, Lord Poetical Works
London John Murray 1814 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1326. Full tan leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Rebound early editions of three of Byron's long poems: "The Giaour," (eleventh edition) "The Bride of Abydos," (eighth edition) and "The Corsair" (sixth edition). ; 8vo  
Price: 200.00 USD
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18 Byron, Lord The Complete Works of Lord Byron
Paris A. & W. Galignani 1835 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket  
#P-010306. 3/4 brown leather over tan boards. Marbled endpapers. A.E.G. Facsimile letter of Byron inserted into book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 935 pages  
Price: 250.00 USD
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Carlyle's Complete Works , Carlyle, Thomas
19 Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle's Complete Works
NY John W. Lovell Co. N.D. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#448. 10 vol. Circa 1890. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Black and red leather labels.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall  
Price: 750.00 USD
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20 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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