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The Heroines of Shakpeare

By: N/A

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London & New York, the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-070120B


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-070... View more info

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $195.00

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

Seller ID: 1329


#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

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Ltd.: 1890

Seller ID: P-041214


#P-041214. Full brown leather. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $300.00

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

Seller ID: P-020320


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

The Song Celestial, or the Bhagavad Gita

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1934

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: P-041122


#P-041122. Black cloth, with silver illustrated cover. ; B&W Illustration s; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages View more info

The Novels of Jane Austen

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $2,650.00

Publisher: London & New York, J.M. Dent/E.P. Dutton: 1907-1909

Seller ID: P-071104


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 View more info

The Complete Works of Jane Austen

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, the Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 5th Printing (1988)

Seller ID: P-071220A


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 View more info

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The Novels & Letters of Jane Austen

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Jefferson Press: 1915

Seller ID: P-080504


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. Hol... View more info

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The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher

By: Beaumont & Fletcher

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon: 1840

Seller ID: 1203B


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 View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Office of the National Illustrated Library: 1859

Seller ID: 447B


#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" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1839

Seller ID: P-020227


#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 View more info

The Complete Poetical Works

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton and Mifflin: 1897

Seller ID: 4917E


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 View more info

The Anatomy of Melancholy

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: NY, Sheldon & Company: 1862

Seller ID: P-030713


Inv. #P-030713. Three volumes. Modern rebinding in 1/2 Blue Leather over Marbled Boards.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Anatomy of Melancholy

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $575.00

Publisher: New York, W.J. Widdleton: 1865

Seller ID: P080803


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" ... 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

Seller ID: 1090A


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

The Complete Works of Lord Byron

By: Byron, Lord

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, A. & W. Galignani: 1835

Seller ID: P-010306


#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 View more info

Poetical Works

By: Byron, Lord

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1814

Seller ID: 1326


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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Carlyle's Complete Works

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $750.00

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

Seller ID: 448


#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

The Memoirs of Jaques Casanova de Seingalt

By: Casanova, Jaques

Price: $400.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: N.D.

Seller ID: 445D


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 View more info

The Carmina of Catullus

By: Catullus (Burton & Smithers, Tr.)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Privately Printed: 1928

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 1381B


#1381B. No. 375 0f 750 copies. Brown cloth boards with tan buckram spine. Publisher's black leather label on spine. Top edge stained brown, all other edges untrimmed. "The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus, Completely Englished into Verse and Prose, the Metrical Part by Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, and the Prose Portion, Introduction and Notes Explanatory and Illustrative by Leonard C. Smithers; Including the Latin Text of Catullus." Privately printed fo... View more info