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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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Woman in All Ages and All Countries
2 Woman in All Ages and All Countries
Philadelphia George Barrie & Sons 1907 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #1239. 9 volumes of 10. 3/4 Tan Leather over Marbled Boards & Endpapers. Edition DeLuxe, #675 of 1000 copies.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall  
Price: 850.00 USD
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3 Apuleius The Golden Ass
London Chiswick Press 1904 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # IK-05. Reddish brown cloth with tan spine. Front board stamped with title, paper label on spine. No. 84 of 220 copies, 200 of which were for sale in Great Britain and 20 were for presentation. Translated in 1566 by William Adlington, the first done in English. Printed in red and black at the Chiswick Press on handmade paper, with rubricated chapter headings, woodcut initial letters, and an ornate Art Nouveau frontispiece and title page by W.L. Bruckman. Part of the Cheswick Library of Noble Writers. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall  
Price: 600.00 USD
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4 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
5 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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6 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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7 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
8 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
9 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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The Novels of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Bronte , Bronte, Charlotte, Emily, Anne
10 Bronte, Charlotte, Emily, Anne The Novels of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Bronte
London J.M. Dent 1922 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Edmund Dulac 
#4997C. 6 Volumes. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. 6 rules decorated with gilt; red leather labels. Bound by Bayntun of Bath.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall  
Price: 1250.00 USD
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11 Browne, Sir Thomas Religio Medici
London MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1926 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#4998. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boasrds. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Bound by Riviere.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 392 pages  
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 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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13 Bunyan, John The Complete Works of John Bunyan
Philadelphia Bradley, Garretson & Co. 1872 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#453F. Full green leather with gold-stamped front, rear, and spine. With an Introduction by the Rev. John P. Gulliver, D.D.; Steel engraving; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 350.00 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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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton , Burton, Sir Richard
16 Burton, Sir Richard Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton
Phila., PA David McKay 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Pogany 
Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator  
Price: 650.00 USD
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Carlyle's Complete Works , Carlyle, Thomas
17 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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The French Revolution A History; In Three Parts:  I. The Bastille; II. The Constitution; III The Guillotine , Carlyle, Thomas
18 Carlyle, Thomas The French Revolution A History; In Three Parts: I. The Bastille; II. The Constitution; III The Guillotine
London Chapman & Hall, Ltd. c. 1860's Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. #1226C. Two volumes. Full polished tan calf, marbled endpapers and all edges, raised bands, gilt decorated panels, red and black labels on the gilt decorated spine. Slight wear to corners. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall  
Price: 1050.00 USD
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19 Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
NY E.P. Dutton & Co. 1929 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Willy Pogany 
Purple cloth cover with gold-stamped illustration of Alice and the White Rabbit on front. Colored endpapers featuring scenes from the book. Pogany's delightful black-and-white line illustrations present Alice as a definite child of the '20's, including bobbed hair and a mid-thigh length checked skirt, knee sox, and a "sailor" blouse.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 192 pages  
Price: 385.00 USD
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20 Collins, Wilkie The Works of Wilkie Collins
London Chatto & Windus 1886-1890 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Some joints rubbed but intact and tight. Some spine labels replaced with new leather labels. Some gilding rubbed and faded.  
Inv. # 463A. 25 volumes. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards & endpapers. Six compartments and five raised bands on spine, with gilt decorations. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 4500.00 USD
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