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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

Seller ID: 1172B


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

The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (Leech, Illus.)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1860

Seller ID: V-031203C


#V-031203C. 2 vol. Full blue leather, spines uniformly faded to brown. Red and tan leather labels. Illustrated "With ten coloured etchings, and one hundred and twenty woodcuts by John Leech." The "comic" seems to refer to the pictures, as the text is a straight-forward, if eccentric, history.; Colored etchings & woodcuts; 8vo 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 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

The Catalogue of the 1939 Philadelphia Museum of Art Blake Exhibition

By: Blake, William

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, Phila. Museum of Art: 1939

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1226B


Inv. #1226B. A beautiful copy (with original wraps bound in) of the foremost William Blake exhibitions held in the U.S. to the year 1939. Bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards with marbled endpapers; Book plate: "Ex Libris Wm. R. Cabrera" Five bands on spine, gilt decorations & title. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1898

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 435C


Inv. # 435C. 2 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, gilt compartments on spine. Edited, with biographical additions, by Frederic G. Kenyon. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" 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

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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $385.00

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

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: P-040731


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

Coleridge's Poetical Works

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $155.00

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

Seller ID: 446A


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

The Works of Wilkie Collins

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1886-1890

Seller ID: 463A


Inv. # 463A. 25 volumes. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards & endpapers. Six compartments and five raised bands on spine, with gilt decorations. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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The Works of Thomas De Quincey

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1885

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: T-432A


Inv. #T-432A. 16 volumes. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. "The Works of Thomas de Quincey, 'The English Opium Eater' including all his contributions to Periodical Literature. Fourth Edition, in Sixteen Volumes." This edition was first published in 1878.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Works of Maria Edgeworth

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London & New York, Macmillan & Co., Ltd: 1896

Seller ID: P-060405


Inv. # P-060405. 6 volumes. 3/4 green leather over green cloth boards and marbled endpapers. Spines decorated with gilt floral design, and titles gilt-stamped. Illustrated by "Miss Chris Hammond" with an introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. The six titles in this set are: "Belinda", "Popular Tales", "Ormond, a Tale", "Helen", "Parent's Assistant, or Stories for Children", and "Castle Rackrent and The Absentee".; 8vo View more info

Ruth & Other Tales

By: Gaskell, Elizabeth

Price: $150.00

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

Seller ID: P-060308


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