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History of the Roman Empire (Vol. I - V)
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History of the Roman Empire (Vol. I - V)

By Gibbon, Edward; Esq.

New York - Cambridge - Chicago: The Continental Press . TEG.This set is complete in 5 volumes, all are in similar condition, each has a different frontispiece plate/engraving with all pages firmly sewn in.The bindings are of quarter calves leather with wine-colored cloth, bright and clean. The spines of each are a little brittle with some small chips at the heads and tails but the gilt decorations on each are bright and sharp.This is a very presentable, readable and studyable set of this classic of historical reasearch."Authors Edition".. Authors Edition. 1/4 Leather w/cloth Cvd Boards. Very Good++/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Novels of Balzac , Come'die Humaine (complete in 40 volumes)

By Balzac, Honore De

London: J. M. Dent and Co., 1895. Translated by Ellen Marriage. Teg, pages uncut. All forty volumes in nearly the same clean, bright, solid, square and complete condition. Light green full cloth bindings very lightly shelf worn, with paper spine lables also lightly faded and shelf worn; otherwise a handsome collection. "Of this Edition 1200 copies have been printed for America of which this is No. 108." Introduction by George Saintsbury. From title page "Philadelphia: The Gebbie Publishing Co., LTD.. Limited & Numbered Edition. Full Cloth w/paper Sp. Labels. Near Fine/no Jackets, as Published. Illus. by Illustrated with Etchings By Various Artists. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.


The Life and Works of Thomas Paine

By Van Der Weyde, William M.

New Rochelle, New York: Thomas Paine National Historical Foundation, 1925. "Patriots' Edition", "Especially prepared...". Complete ten volume set. Tan cloth bindings with red Moroccan gilt lettered spine labels. All ten bindings and labels are bright and clean (a very slight uniform fade to all spines; small water spots on three volumes only, and some minimal edge wear at very edges of spine labels). Text and illustrations bright, complete, crisp and clean. This is an exceptionally nice example of this set. Introduction by Thomas A. Edison. The complete guide to the writings of the "father of American propaganda".. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jackets as issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.


The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Vol. I

By Kenyon, Frederic G.; Edited With Biographical Additions

NY: The Macmillan Co., 1897. TEG. Maroon cloth w/gilt lettering on spine."With portraits", frontispiece photograph of marble bust (of Browning) by W.W. Story. Some neat pencil underlines and margin notes, Some wear to spine top and bottom and bottom corners. Some rubbing on front and back of binding. Inside hinges loose and torn. Previous owner's bookplate and remnant on endpapers. Some foxing to photogrvr pages. text complete bright, white and intense.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Drawn From Original Sources and Containing Many Speeches, Letters, and Telegrams Hitherto Unpublished and Illustrated With Many Reproductions From Original Paintings, Photographs, Etc
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Drawn From Original Sources and Containing Many Speeches, Letters, and Telegrams Hitherto Unpublished and Illustrated With Many Reproductions From Original Paintings, Photographs, Etc

By Tarbell, Ida M.

New York: Lincoln Historical Society, 1902. Decorative Cloth with gilt lettering. Complete 4 volume set, teg, profusely illustrated definitive work on the life of America's most loved and studied president. All four volumes show uniform light wear, spines bright; volume 2 top board does have a light crease one-quarter from bottom (hardly noticeable). The bindings are strong and the text and illustrations crisp and bright. A very nice set to hold, behold and study.. Edition; None Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by illustrated By Various Artists. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.


Great Men and Famous Women

By Horne, Charles F., Editor

New York, N.Y.: Selmar Hess Publisher, 1894. Full-Leather, decorated and lettered in gilt. AEG. COMPLETE eight volume SET ( I- VIII). Quite beautiful bindings, even with the usual wear to leather extremities, all 8 volumes in similar VG condition except as noted. All bindings are structurally sound, some thumbing and light foxing throughout. Wonderful steel engraved plates in both quality and subject, ribbed spines, gilt tooling, eggshell satin pastedown endpappers, tissue guarded engraved plates---scans avail. upon request. This lavishly illustrated set a Victorian favorite to browse, read, display and present.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ Issued. Illus. by Illustrated with steel engravings. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Illustrated.


America, Great Crises in Our History Told By Its Makers, a Library of Original Sources

Chicago: Americanization Dept. Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1925. Dark blue decorated leatherette with gilt. Dedicated subscriber edition. Complete set of twelve volumes, teg, fore edges uncut, handsome art deco devices in gold, green and white on boards and spines. Very light minor wear to extremities, otherwise the text and bindings are clean, bright and solid. Volume I has a two page tri-color printed Dedication signed by the VF W 's Commander-in-Chief, Theodore Stitt; and Adjunct General, R.B. Haudy Jr. Previous owner's name in pencil on verso of first flyleaf. Readable, first person accounts give this American history a human dimension.. Edition; None Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


A New Abridgment of the Law

By Bacon, Matthew

London: "Printed by His Majefty's Law Printers, For J. Worrall and Co. "..., 1766. Complete set of five volumes. "The Third Edition, Corrected". All volumes in similar condition; the heavy leather bindings show much wear; spines brittle and chipped, boards separated at gutters and worn. All text present and clean with only some rather minor foxing. Volume V imprint 1766 all others 1768.. 3rd Edition. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.