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Letters of Junius

By: Junius

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, G. Woodfall: 1814

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 030919

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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 edition [since the 1772 Stat nominis umbra authorized edition] of real importance [and] was issued by the Woodfall Family in 1... View more info

The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillana

By: Lesage (van Laun, Henri, trans.)

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Paterson: 1886

Seller ID: 4385C

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


#4385C. 3 vol. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. T.E.G.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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Wisdom of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Translated by Jeremy Collier

By: Marcus Aurelius

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Nathan Haskell Dole: 1903

Seller ID: 1226D

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Inv. #1226D. Privately printed by Hathan Haskell Dole, #377 of 550 copies on French handmade paper, this is a very handsome edition of a superb literary classic. The Doric Edition; 3/4 brown morocco over brown cloth boards, t.e.g., raised bands, gilt decorated panels. Each page of text surrounded by an original art nouveau design. Very sligh wear to corners of boards. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Poetical Works of John Milton

By: Milton, John

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, John Macrone: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P020420

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners slightly rubbed. Leather rubbed on spine, some gilding ribbed off, but leather intact.


Inv. # P020420. 6 volumes. Signed Riviere binding, 3/4 brown leather over green marbled boards & marbled endpapers. Six compartments on spine, decorated in gilt. Edited bu Sir Edgerton Brydges, Bart. With imaginative illustrations by J.M.W. Turner.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

The Prose Works of John Milton

By: Milton, John

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Ball: 1850

Seller ID: 3978

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Inv. # 3978. 2 volumes. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, deckel edges. Gilt stamped decoration & titles on spine. Biographical Introduction by Rufus Wilmot Griswold. ; 8vo View more info

Plutarch's Lives

By: Plutarch (Dryden & Clough, Translators)

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1144

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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, and Late Professor of the English Language and Literature at University College, London. In Five Volumes." Volume One has... View more info

The Odyssey of Homer, 4 volumes Additional Notes by Gilbert Wakefield

By: Pope, Alexander

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Johnson, w.J. and J. Richardson, etc.: 1806

Seller ID: V-010119

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Full leather boards on newly laid spine; bumped corners.


Inv. #V-010119. Four volumes. Contemporary calf binding with gilded pattern edging the boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Its 200 years are worn with distinction. Fascinating notes by Wakefield. ; 8vo View more info

The Works of Alexander Pope

By: Pope, Alexander

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Ingram, Cooke & Co.: 1853

Seller ID: 1204D

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Inv. # 1204D. 7 volumes. Uniformly bound in 3/4 green leather over red marbled boards with marbled endpapers. Spine in six compartments with gilt-stamped designs in each compartment. The set consists of the Iliad (2 volumes), The Odyssey (1 volume), both illustrated with Flaxman's designs and other engravings, and The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope (4 volumes). Volume 1 of The Poetical Works is a Life & Letters. All volumes are illustrated with engravings. Bookplate of C.P. Ripley in each volume. Also Stamp "Personal Property of F.C. Ripley" on blank first page of each volume.... View more info

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Emblems, Divine and Moral

By: Quarles, Francis

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, John Bennet: 1839

Seller ID: 1289B

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. #1289B. 1 volume. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. "Emblems, Divine and Moral, by Francis Quarles. New Edition. Carefully revised and corrected, with recommendatory prefaces, by Rev. Augustus Toplady, and the Rev. John Ryland. Complete in one volume, with 80 engravings." We found the following description of Quarles on-line: "Quarles (1593-1644) was chronologer to the City of London and secretary to Archbishop Usher in Ireland. He is best remembered for his poetry, characterized by original imagery, striking sentiment, fertility of expression, and a compres... 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

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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

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The Royal Shakspere

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $2,450.00

Publisher: London & NY, The International Bibliophile Society: 1916

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 1408B

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


#1408B. 12 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue marbled boards; blue marbled endpapers. Spines uniformly faded to brown. Edition de Luxe. Number 345 of 1000 numbered and registered copies. "The Poet's works in chronological order from the text of Professor Delius including "The Two Noble Kinsmen" and "Edward III" With an introduction by F.J. Furnivall, LL.D." Also includes the Sonnets and the long poems "Venus and Adonis" and "The Rape of Lucrece." Illustrated with engravings of famous actors in their greatest Shakespearean roles.; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Poems of Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Walter J. Black, Inc.: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: W-011

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inv. # W-011. Full tan tree calf with gold leaf around edges of boards, gold decoration on spine. Includes "Venus and Adonis," "The Rape of Lucrece", the Sonnets, and "A Lover's Complaint" along with poems from the plays. ; 8vo View more info

The Complete Works of William Shakspeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $850.00

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

Seller ID: P-070120A

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Inv. # P-070120A. 3 volumes bound in full leather, designed to look like 3/4 leather. Gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front board. Marbled endpapers and edges. "Revised from the original editions" with "a Memoir, and an essay on his genius, by Barry Cornwall." "Illustrated with engravings on wood from designs by Kenny Meadows; and numerous steel plates, portraits of eminent actors, etc., etc." The three volumes are arranged by subject, with Comedies, Tragedies, and Histories (along with the long poems and Sonnets). There is no date, but the work is mid 19th... View more info

The Works of William Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William (Clarke, ed.)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, 1869

Seller ID: 452H

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Inv. # 452H. Full maroon leather binding with marbled endpapers and gold-stamped decoration to boards and spine. Signed binding by Ramage, London. A.E.G. Edited by Charles and Mery Cowden Clarke. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1003 pages 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 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