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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

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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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. Fine, with some slight rubbing to corners. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Life and Letters of John Hay

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton and Mifflin: 1916

Seller ID: P-030428

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Inv. # P-030428. 2 volumes bound in 3/4 brown leather over brown cloth boards with marbled endpapers. Six compartments on spine with gilt-stamped titles and decorations. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Hay was Lincoln's secretary during the Civil War (along with John Nicolay), and he and Nicolay edited the first important set of Lincoln's papers; they also wrote a multi-volume biography of Lincoln that in many ways is still a standard work. He later served as a diplomat in many capitals around the world and as the American Secretary of State under McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt... 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second

By: Walpole, Horace

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1847

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 3775B

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Germany's Iron Chancellor

By: [Bismark] Garlepp, Bruno

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Ohio, the Werner Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5137G

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

A Memoir of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington

By: [Wilson]

Price: $775.00

Publisher: London, A. Fullarton & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 459A

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. #459A. 2 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards; marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Illustrated with engravings of Wellington's contemporaries. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info