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Carlyle's Complete Works

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, John W. Lovell Co., N.D.

#448. 10 vol. Circa 1890. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Black and red leather labels.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Coleridge's Poetical Works

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $155.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Company , Limited, 1883

#446A. Full leather. Marbled endpapers and edges.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 424 pages View more info

Daphnis & Chloe

By: Longus

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

#1381E. Linen cloth. Top pages trimmed, all others untrimmed. Translated from the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657. Decorations by John Austen.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages View more info

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Emblems, Divine and Moral

By: Quarles, Francis

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, John Bennet, 1839

Inv. #1289B. 1 volume. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. "Emblems, Divine and Moral, by Francis Quarles. New Edition. Carefully revised and corrected, with recommendatory prefaces, by Rev. Augustus Toplady, and the Rev. John Ryland. Complete in one volume, with 80 engravings." We found the following description of Quarles on-line: "Quarles (1593-1644) was chronologer to the City of London and secretary to Archbishop Usher in Ireland. He is ... View more info

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By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inv. #V-040706. Red cloth with gilt titles on Front Board and Spine. Translated by Abraham Hayward. Thirty color illustrations by Pogany, along with numerous black and white drawings.; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Translated by Abraham Hayward View more info

History of English Literature

By: Taine, H.A.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1890

#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

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Laurel-Crowned Letters

By: N/A

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL., A.C. McLurg, 1893

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 View more info

Plutarch's Lives

By: Plutarch (Dryden & Clough, Translators)

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1910

Edition: First Edition

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, a... View more info

Poetical Works

By: Byron, Lord

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1814

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 View more info

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Poetical Works of Wordsworth

By: Wordsworth, William

Price: $875.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1854

Inv. #1148. Seven volumes. Full tan leather. Marbled edges and endpapers.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Poetical Works of Lord Byron (12 volumes in 6)

By: Byron

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, J.B. Lippincott, 1892

Edition: Not First Edition

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 View more info

Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Ltd., 1903

#P-020320. Full black leather, bound by Riviere & Son, Ltd. A.E.G.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 510 pages View more info

Ruth & Other Tales

By: Gaskell, Elizabeth

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1873

Inv. # P-060308. 3/4 maroon leather over maroon boards, spine faded to light brown; five raised bands on spine, gold-stamped title and decoration. Marbled endpapers and edges.This single volume is Volume VI (of seven) volumes in Smith, Elder's Novels and Tales of Mrs. Gaskell. Four B&W illustrations (frontispiece and three in text). ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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By: Faulkner, William

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Casanova Press, 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1023D. One of 525 numbered copies. Includes "Ultimately," a poem by Ernest Hemingway, on the back outside cover. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Faulkner. These short pieces, with one exception, first appeared in the Double Dealer Magazine.Fine in publisher's original tan thick paper wrappers, title printed in red and black on front cover. Publisher's slipcase slightly worn.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Ltd., 1922

#1329. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards, marbled endpapers. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info