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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

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $1,225.00

Publisher: Bath, George Bayntun: 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 462B


Inv. #462B. 2 volumes. 3/4 brown morocco over brown boards, bound by Bayntun-Reviere of Bath. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Newly edited and with notes by Roger Ingpen. With 576 illustrations, facsimiles, and maps, including 13 photogravures. This is a beautifully illustrated edition of Boswell's classic biography of Johnson, with portraits of all the major persons in the work.; Photo-gravure; 4to 11" - 13" 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

History of Napoleon

By: Bussey, George Moir

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Thomas: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TC-050605


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

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

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini

By: Cellini, Benvenuto

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1906

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1177B


Inv. # 1177B. 2 volumes. Tan 3/4 leather over tan cloth boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Six gilt-stamped compartments on spine, with title gold-stamped on spine. Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds, with a biographical sketch of Cellini by Symonds. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz. Illustrated by reproductions of 40 prortraits and views illustrating the life. ; 8vo 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

Seller ID: 452A


#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

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The Diary of a Young Girl (Het Achterhuis)

By: Frank, Anne (Goldyne, Joseph Illus.)

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: West Hatfield, MA, Pennyroyal Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: JS-MA


#JS-MA. Limited edition. This is #76 of 350 copies. An exquisite edition of Anne Frank's moving diary, bound in full grey Morocco leather, with title ("Het Achterhuis") blindstamped on front and on spine. Published in 1985 by the Pennyroyal Press with Jewish Heritage Publishing. Contains 10 plates by Joseph Goldyne, each with tissue guard. The plates are in several media, including hardground etching, softground etching, aquatint, and dry-point. The text f... View more info

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

By: Grant, Ulysses S.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Charles L. Webster & Co.: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-080526


Inv. #1365. Two volumes. 3/4 leather over dark brown boards; Gilt seal on both boards of each volume. Marbled endpapers and edges. With maps. Five bands on spine; gilt lettering. One of the most important literary works of American history and the Civil War. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson

By: Hoover, Herbert

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, Toronto, & London, McGraw-Hill: 1958

Edition: Limited Signed Edition

Seller ID: 411


Inv. # 411. 1 volume grey cloth in publisher's slipcase, with stamped signature of Hoover on blue escutcheon on front board. Flat-signed by Hoover on Limitations Page. Stated First Edition. Publisher's original wax paper wrapper present but chipped with some tearing, and discoloration on spine. Publisher's slipcase in good condition, with some shelfwear. This is one of 500 specially-bound and SIGNED copies of the Special Presentation Edition of the Book. Extremely... View more info

Elihu Root

By: Jessup, Philip C.

Price: $420.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1177E


Inv. # 1177E. 2volumes, 3/4 red leather over marbled boards and endpapers. T.E.G. Root was Teddy Roosevelt's second secretary of state, as well as a secretary of war and a senator from New York. The book is ex-library. ; 8vo View more info

The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

By: Lincoln, Abraham (Basler, Roy ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1953

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: V-050928C


Inv. # V-050928C. 8 volumes bound in grey cloth with blue title shield on spine. History Book Club Edition. ; 8vo 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

Seller ID: 5137J


#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

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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

Seller ID: P-030701


#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

The Life of William Ewart Gladstone In Three Volumes

By: Morley, John

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London & NY, Macmillan: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1177J


Inv. #1177J. Three volumes. First American Edition. 3/4 brown morocco on green linen boards; marbled end papers. TEG. Five raised bands on spine, gilt lettering. Signed binding. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: N.D.

Seller ID: 4385D


#4385D. 2 vol. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. T.E.G.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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Diary and Correspondence

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1854

Edition: Fourth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1123


Inv. #1123. 4 volumes. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Signed binding by J. & E. Bumpus Ltd. This is the most famous diary ever published. It was deciphered by the Rev. J. Smith from the opriginal shorthand in the Pepysian Library. This edition has a Life of Pepys and Notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke.; 8vo View more info

Plutarch's Lives

By: Plutarch (Dryden & Clough, Translators)

Price: $950.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1144


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

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

Seller ID: 1473L


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