Category: 19th Century Literature

Sort

showing 1-15 of 47

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $385.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


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 View more info

Image for Carlyle's Complete Works

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

First Editions

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archbald Constable & Co.,

Edition: First Edition


Inv. # 300D. Four volumes, recently bound in 1/4 tan leather with leather labels. Each title is original 3 or 4 volumes rebound in one. Titles are: (1)"Tales of my Landlord" (2nd Series) as by Jedediah Cleishbotham ["Heart of Mid-Lothian"], 1818, Edinburgh, published by Archibald Constable & Co. (4 volumes bound in one); (2)"Tales of my Landlord" (3rd Series) as by Jedediah Cleishbotham ["Bride of Lamermoor" and "The Legend of Montr... View more info

Germany's Iron Chancellor

By: [Bismark] Garlepp, Bruno

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Ohio, the Werner Co., 1897

Edition: First Edition


Inv. #5137G. Translated from the German and edited by Sidney Whitman. Full brown leather with decoration on covers and spine. Bound together with "The Passing of Germany's Iron Chancellor: a Narrative of his Death, Funeral Obsequies" by Garlepp (1898) and An Elegaic Poem by Felix Dohm ("A Supplement to Germany's Iron Chancellor"). Profusely illustrated with photographs and rotogravures.; Folio 13" - 23" tall 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

Leaves of Grass

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Peter Pauper Press, N.D.

Edition: Limited Edition


Inv. #1226Q. Special Edition limited to 1100 copes. Woodcuts by Boyd Hanna printed directly from the block. Curry's powerful charcoal-styl e illustrations in burnt umber. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards; five bands on spine; gilded ornamentation and title. "This book has been set in the Weiss and Bernhard types and printed on specially-made Peter Pauper paper." ; Woodcuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; The Peter Pauper Press is an often overlooked exampl... View more info

Image for Lives of the Queens of England

Lives of the Queens of England

By: Strickland, Alice

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1893

Edition: First Edition


#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

Image for Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee

Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee

By: N/A

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: D.C., Bureau of National Literature, 1912

Edition: First Edition Thus


Inv. #1172B. Eleven volumes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. President's seal on front boards. Teg. Outstanding condition. Volume X of this set continues through the presidency of William Howard Taft and has the important eleventh volume, The Index to all of the previous volumes. ; 8vo; 8145 + Index pages; Beginning with Volume I, the formation of the government, and the Presidency of George Washington, through Volu... 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

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

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $195.00

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


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

Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner, 1921

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing


Inv. # 1291B. Modern 1/4 maroon leather over marbled boards, T.E.G. Published by Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., London, Liverpool & Boston. A Riccardi Press Book. #702 of 1025 copies. "Of this edition of the SELECTED POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY have been printed in the Riccardi fount on hand-made Riccardi Paper 1025 copies, of which only 1000 are for sale, and upon Vellum 14 copies, of which 12 are for sale. Paper copy Number 702." ; 8vo... View more info