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A Memoir of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington

By: [Wilson]

Price: $775.00

Publisher: London, A. Fullarton & Co.,

Edition: First Edition


Inv. #459A. 2 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards; marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Illustrated with engravings of Wellington's contemporaries. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy Four Volumes in One

By: Sterne, Laurence (pseud. Mr. Yorick)

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, John Taylor, 1790

Edition: First Edition


Inv. #1120A. Mr. Yorick [Laurence Sterne]A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy1790, London: Printed for John TaylorA Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, by Mr. Yorick. Full Tree Calf Leather ; 16mo 6" - 7" 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


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

Elihu Root

By: Jessup, Philip C.

Price: $420.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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

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 Napoleon

By: Bussey, George Moir

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Thomas, 1840

Edition: First Edition


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

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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

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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

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Lorenzo de' Medici, the Magnificent

By: von Reumont, Alfred

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company, 1876

Edition: First Edition


Inv. # 446D. 2 volumes. 3/4 green leather over green boards. Spines uniformly faded to tan. T.E.G. Signed binding by Brentano's. Translated from the German by Robert Harrison.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second

By: Walpole, Horace

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, 1847

Edition: Second Revised Edition


Inv. # 3775B. 3 vol. bound in full tan leather, with marbled edges and endpapers, leather labels, and spine decorated in gilt. Horace Walpole was "the youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Oxford." This is the second revised edition of the Memoirs, edited, from the original manuscripts by Lord Holland. Six illustrations, two in each volume. ; 8vo 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


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

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

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


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

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


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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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


#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