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The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $1,225.00

Publisher: Bath, George Bayntun: 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 462B


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 View more info

Works of John Doran

By: Doran, John

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Boston, Francis A. Niccolls & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 452A


#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 View more info

Letters of Junius

By: Junius

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, G. Woodfall: 1814

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 030919


Inv. # 030919. 3 volumes bound in full tan leather by Zaehnsdorf; marbled endpapers, all edges yellow; brown labels on spine. "Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, under other signatures, (now first collected.) To which are added, his Confidential Correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, and his Private Letters addressed to Mr. H.S. Woodfall. With a Preliminary Essay, Notes, Fac-similes, &c." According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, this is "the first new e... View more info

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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

By: Montagu, Lady Mary

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: P-030701


#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 ... View more info

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: N.D.

Seller ID: 4385D


#4385D. 2 vol. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. T.E.G.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The History of Scotland

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1226N


#1226N. 2 vol. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Part of "The Cabinet Cyclopaedia, conducted by the Rev. Dionysius Lardner, LL.D., F.R.S., etc., assisted by Eminent Literary and Scientific Men." This is The History of Scotland, by Sir Walter Scott, Bart.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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Lives of the Queens of England

By: Strickland, Alice

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-040517


#P-040517. 8 vol. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Black and red leather labels with gilt lettering. Gilt decoration on spine.; Etching; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

History of English Literature

By: Taine, H.A.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1890

Seller ID: T-444B


#T-444B. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards & endpapers. T.E.G. Signed binding by Chas. E. Lauriat. Translated from the French by H. van Laun. A classic history of English literature by a Frenchman.; 8vo View more info

Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second

By: Walpole, Horace

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1847

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 3775B


Inv. # 3775B. 3 vol. bound in full tan leather, with marbled edges and endpapers, leather labels, and spine decorated in gilt. Horace Walpole was "the youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Oxford." This is the second revised edition of the Memoirs, edited, from the original manuscripts by Lord Holland. Six illustrations, two in each volume. ; 8vo View more info

A Memoir of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington

By: [Wilson]

Price: $775.00

Publisher: London, A. Fullarton & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 459A


Inv. #459A. 2 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards; marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Illustrated with engravings of Wellington's contemporaries. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info