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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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A Short History of the English People

By: Green, J.R.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, 1892

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

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

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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

Daphnis & Chloe

By: Longus

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

#1381E. Linen cloth. Top pages trimmed, all others untrimmed. Translated from the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657. Decorations by John Austen.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages 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

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

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

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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, David McKay, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator 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

Letters of Junius

By: Junius

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, G. Woodfall, 1814

Edition: Second Edition

Inv. # 030919. 3 volumes bound in full tan leather by Zaehnsdorf; marbled endpapers, all edges yellow; brown labels on spine. "Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, under other signatures, (now first collected.) To which are added, his Confidential Correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, and his Private Letters addressed to Mr. H.S. Woodfall. With a Preliminary Essay, Notes, Fac-similes, &c." According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, this is "the first new e... 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

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

Religio Medici

By: Browne, Sir Thomas

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Ltd., 1926

#4998. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boasrds. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Bound by Riviere.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 392 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