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Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner: 1921

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1291B

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Inv. # 1291B. Modern 1/4 maroon leather over marbled boards, T.E.G. Published by Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., London, Liverpool & Boston. A Riccardi Press Book. #702 of 1025 copies. "Of this edition of the SELECTED POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY have been printed in the Riccardi fount on hand-made Riccardi Paper 1025 copies, of which only 1000 are for sale, and upon Vellum 14 copies, of which 12 are for sale. Paper copy Number 702." ; 8vo; x, 144 pages View more info

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The Marble Faun

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston & NY, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 447D

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#447D. 2 Volumes. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. Six gilt-decorate d rules on spine.; B&W Photogravures; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Washington Irving's Complete Works

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $1,550.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1882

Seller ID: 451A

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Inv. #451A. 12 volumes, complete. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Illustrated with steel engravings. Home Library Edition. ; Steel engraving; 8vo View more info

The Complete Plays of Henry James

By: James, Henry

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1291E

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # 1291E. Bound in full blue leather by Bayntun of Bath, with marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Elaborate gilt decorations on spine. Stated first edition. Edited by Leon Edel. Illustrated with photgraphs. ; 8vo View more info

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Works of Charles Lamb

By: Lamb, Charles

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: NY, The Lamb Publishing Co.:

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 4271A

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


#4271A. 12 volumes. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. The Elia Edition of the Life & Works of Charles Lamb, limited to 480 sets, of which this is No. 200.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments

By: Lane, E.W. (tr.)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Society Of English Bibliophilists: N.D.

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 4271-E2

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. #4271-E2. 6 volumes. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Bibliophilist Series. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 100 copies, of which this is No. 4. Translated from the Arabic by E.W. Lane. With 100 photogravure illustrations by Stanley Wood.; Photo-gravure; 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#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 of the disease. Later, Jenner improved on this suggestion by using cowpox instead of smallpox. ; 8vo View more info

The Raven

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1285

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket; One plate ("'T is some visiter entreating entrance at my chamber door") torn at bottom and repaired with cellophane tape. Two tissue guards ("'T is some visiter . . ." and "Here I opened wide the door . . .") torn in corresponding manner. Cellophane tape on "'T is some visiter" tissue guard left mark on back (but not front) of previous engraving.


#1285. Grey cloth with large Dore illustration on cover. Twenty-six large steel engravings by Dore, with tissue guards.; Steel engraving; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

The Lady of the Lake

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1853

Seller ID: 450E

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#450E. Full red leather with marbled endpapers, gilt decoration on cover and spine. Illustrations by Birket Foster and John Gilbert.; Wood engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 375 pages View more info

The History of Scotland

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1226N

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


#1226N. 2 vol. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Part of "The Cabinet Cyclopaedia, conducted by the Rev. Dionysius Lardner, LL.D., F.R.S., etc., assisted by Eminent Literary and Scientific Men." This is The History of Scotland, by Sir Walter Scott, Bart.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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The Waverley Novels

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1893

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: P-020328

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Inv. # P-020328. 12 volumes. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards and marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Introduction and notes by Andrew Lang. Illustrated. This is # 192 of 1000 copies of the Edition de Luxe. The twelve-volume set consists of six of the Waverley novels: "Ivanhoe"; "Guy Mannering"; "Anne of Gerstein"; 'Fortunes of Nigel"; "Quentin Durward"; and "Kenilworth". ; 8vo View more info

First Editions

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archbald Constable & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 300D

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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 Montrose"] 1819, Edinburgh. printed for Archibald Constable & Co. (4 volumes bound in one); (3) "The Abbot" 1820, Edin... View more info

The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 1226P

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


#1226P. 25 vol. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Gilt thistles on spine compartments. ; 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

Seller ID: P-040517

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


#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

Selections from the Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne

By: Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1909

Seller ID: P-040615

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#P-040615. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 235 pages View more info

Swinburne's Collected Poetical Works

By: Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd.: 1924

Seller ID: V-050629

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # V-050629. 2 vol. Full tan leather with gold-stamped Art Nouveau border and Art-Nouveau "ACS" on cover and Art-Nouveau decorations on spine. Spine slightly faded. T.E.G. A beautiful set of books. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

History of English Literature

By: Taine, H.A.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1890

Seller ID: T-444B

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


#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

The Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

By: Tennyson, Alfred (Lord)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Company: 1895

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 4271B

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # 4271B. 12 volumes complete as issued. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, gold-stamped decorated spine with titles gold-stamped. Edition De Luxe, limited to 100 copies, of which this is No. 24. Bindings tight with some rubbing to joints, but tight. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

By: Tennyson, Alfred (Lord)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, C. Kegan Paul & Co.: 1878

Seller ID: V-990215C

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # V-990215C. Full green leather with marbled endpapers. A.E.G. Frontispiece portrait of Tennyson. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 665 pages View more info

The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London & NY, Harper & Bros.: 1903

Seller ID: 3963

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


#3963. 13 volumes. 3/4 red leather over red marbled boards & marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Some pages uncut. Biographical Edition, with biographical introductions to the works by Thackeray's daughter, Anne Ritchie.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info