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Woman in All Ages and All Countries

By: N/A

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons: 1907

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 1239


Inv. #1239. 9 volumes of 10. 3/4 Tan Leather over Marbled Boards & Endpapers. Edition DeLuxe, #675 of 1000 copies.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Heroines of Shakpeare

By: N/A

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London & New York, the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-070120B


Inv. # 070120B. Full light brown leather designed to appear 3/4 with large gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front boards. All edges gilt. The work "compris[es] the principal female characters in the plays of the great poet. Engraved in the highest style of art, from drawings by eminent artists. With letterpress extracts from the text, in English and French; and critical essays on each of the characters." The book is close in looks to Inventory # P-070... 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

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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

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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

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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

Seller ID: P-040517


#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