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History of Napoleon

By: Bussey, George Moir

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Thomas, 1840

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #TC-050605. 2 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards. A.E.G. Signed Bayntun binding.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Letters of Junius

By: Junius

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, G. Woodfall, 1814

Edition: Second Edition

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

Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second

By: Walpole, Horace

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, 1847

Edition: Second Revised Edition

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

Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate, and Cabinet

By: Sherman, John B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago & New York, the Werner Co., 1895

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inv. # 1473L. 2 voumes. Full tan leather with maroon leather labels on spine, marbled endpapers and edges. John Sherman was William T.'s brother, and served as a Republican in the House and Senate (representing Ohio). He is best known for the 1890 Act to which he lent his name---the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. Illustrated with portraits, facsimile letters, scenes, etc. Also includes analytical index. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall 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

#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

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The Works of Lord Macaulay

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1849-1876

#452K. 14 vol. Contemporary 3/4 blue leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers, T.E.G. Red leather labels on spines. Set consists of the following uniformly-bound works: "The History of England from the Accession of James II" (1849), Fifth ed., 5 vol.; "Critical and Historical Essays" (1849), Sixth ed., 3 vol.; "Miscellaneous Writings" (1860), 2 vol.; "Speeches" (1854), 1 vol.; "Life and Letters" (G.O. Trevelyan, ed.) (18... View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt: Patriot & Statesman

By: Meyers, Robert C.V.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, P.W. Ziegler & Co., 1902-1904

Edition: First Edition

#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 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

#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