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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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

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Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee

By: N/A

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: D.C., Bureau of National Literature: 1912

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1172B

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Inv. #1172B. Eleven volumes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. President's seal on front boards. Teg. Outstanding condition. Volume X of this set continues through the presidency of William Howard Taft and has the important eleventh volume, The Index to all of the previous volumes. ; 8vo; 8145 + Index pages; Beginning with Volume I, the formation of the government, and the Presidency of George Washington, through Volume X, the presidency of William Howard Taft, in 1912, the documents of each of the presidents are offered. Volume XI, The In... View more info

Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation)

By: N/A

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 1382

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


#1382. 20 Volumes. Full black leather with gold-stamped presidential seal on front of each volume. The series was begun in 1897, and added to over the years as new presidential papers became available. This set continues through Coolidge.; 8vo View more info

The Apocrypha

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: V-050611A

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # V-050611A. Full red leather with gilt stamped decorations on fron and rear boards & spine. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate of H. Christopher Dawson on inside front board. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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-070120A, The Complete Works of Shakspeare, and was published by the same company around the same time, mid 19th Century. It wou... View more info

The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (Leech, Illus.)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1860

Seller ID: V-031203C

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


#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

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Ltd.: 1922

Seller ID: 1329

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#1329. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards, marbled endpapers. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Ltd.: 1890

Seller ID: P-041214

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#P-041214. Full brown leather. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Ltd.: 1903

Seller ID: P-020320

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#P-020320. Full black leather, bound by Riviere & Son, Ltd. A.E.G.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 510 pages View more info

The Novels of Jane Austen

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $2,650.00

Publisher: London & New York, J.M. Dent/E.P. Dutton: 1907-1909

Seller ID: P-071104

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # P-071104. 6 volumes bound in 3/4 brown leather over green cloth boards, with marbled endpapers and T.E.G. Six dentelles on spine with gilt-stamped decoration and titles. Illustrated in color by H.M. and C.E. Brock. A classic set of Austen's novels, but not including the shorter works. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher

By: Beaumont & Fletcher

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon: 1840

Seller ID: 1203B

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Some wear to hinges. One corner slightly bumped. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown.


Inv. #1203B. Two volumes. Full Black Crushed Morocco with gilt decorations on front and back boards and Six Dentils on Spine. Signed binding by J. Wright Noel Street. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Catalogue of the 1939 Philadelphia Museum of Art Blake Exhibition

By: Blake, William

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, Phila. Museum of Art: 1939

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1226B

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Inv. #1226B. A beautiful copy (with original wraps bound in) of the foremost William Blake exhibitions held in the U.S. to the year 1939. Bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards with marbled endpapers; Book plate: "Ex Libris Wm. R. Cabrera" Five bands on spine, gilt decorations & title. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Office of the National Illustrated Library: 1859

Seller ID: 447B

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Some boards expertly reattached.


#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

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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

Religio Medici

By: Browne, Sir Thomas

Price: $250.00

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

Seller ID: 4998

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#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

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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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

The Complete Works of John Bunyan

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Bradley, Garretson & Co.: 1872

Seller ID: 453F

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#453F. Full green leather with gold-stamped front, rear, and spine. With an Introduction by the Rev. John P. Gulliver, D.D.; Steel engraving; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Complete Poetical Works

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton and Mifflin: 1897

Seller ID: 4917E

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # 4917E. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Part of the Cambridge Edition of the Poets. ; 8vo; 397 pages View more info

The Anatomy of Melancholy

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: NY, Sheldon & Company: 1862

Seller ID: P-030713

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Inv. #P-030713. Three volumes. Modern rebinding in 1/2 Blue Leather over Marbled Boards.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info