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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

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

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The French Revolution A History; In Three Parts: I. The Bastille; II. The Constitution; III The Guillotine

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: c. 1860's

Seller ID: 1226C


Inv. #1226C. Two volumes. Full polished tan calf, marbled endpapers and all edges, raised bands, gilt decorated panels, red and black labels on the gilt decorated spine. Slight wear to corners. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 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

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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

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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

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, the Folio Society: 1998

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 4633B


Inv. # 4633B. 8 volumes white leatherette. ; 8vo View more info

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A Short History of the English People

By: Green, J.R.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, 1892

Seller ID: 1226G


Inv. #1226G. Four volumes. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. This edition was prepared by Green's wife in 1887 after his death. 3/4 polished red calf over cloth boards; marbled endpapers, simple decorative panels on spine with 5 raised bands and green labels. Corners lightly bumped; spine slightly darkened. Light to moderate foxing throughout. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

History of France

By: Guizot, M. (Robert Black, translator)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Chas. Lauriat Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 1291C


Inv. #1291C. Six volumes. With maps and 300 illustrations by A. de Neuville. TEG. This is the classic 19th Century history of France from Pre-Roman times to the middle of the 19th century. The book was originally written in 1869. 3/4 leather. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The History of England

By: Hume, David

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Pickering: 1826

Seller ID: P-030630


Inv. #P-030630. Eight volumes. Hume's classic History, first published in 1776 (the same year as Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," and Smith's "Wealth of Nations"), and left unfinished at his death. Later completed by Tobias Smollett. 3/4 leather; signed binding by Root & Son. ; 8vo 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 Historie of the Twelve Caesars

By: Suetonius (Holland Trans.)

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1023F


Inv. #1023F. Suetonius (Holland Trans.)The Historie of the Twelve Caesars1931, London, Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, The Oxford University Press, The Haslewood Books Written in Latine by C. Suetonius Tranquillus, and newly translated into English by Philemon Holland Printed in England by the Oxford University Press; No. 314 of 400 numbered copies; printed on Haslewood all-rag paper. Bound in publisher's red cloth with gold-stamped title on spine. Uncut pages. ... View more info

The Georgics of Virgil

By: Virgil (Dryden trans.)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: NY, Cheshire Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1023G


Inv. #1023G. Reproduced from the First Folio Edition of Dryden's Collected Works of Virgil, published by Jacob Tonson, in London, 1697. The Twenty engravings are reproduced from the originals in the first folio edition. Printed by Richard Ellis for Cheshire House Publishers, New York; Number 1138 of 1200 copies. In publisher's original 1/2 Tan Leather over brown cloth boards in original slipcase. Near fine, with some slight fading to leather spine.; Engravings; Folio... 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

Seller ID: 446D


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

Germany's Iron Chancellor

By: [Bismark] Garlepp, Bruno

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Ohio, the Werner Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5137G


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