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{American Fine Binding} Vanity Fair: Green Room Edition

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Published
1900
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Green Room Edition
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$500.00

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New York and Boston: H. M. Caldwell Company, 1900. The Green Room Edition, "illustrated by photographs from the life of Mrs. Fiske and her company in the play of Becky Sharp, by Byron and Sarony, also 186 illustrations by Author". iv, 770 pp., 8vo. Near Fine in decorative cloth boards featuring a peacock in intricate gilt and green,… Read more
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The Strike at Shane's; A Prize Story of Indiana

by [Porter, Gene Stratton]

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Published
1893
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Boston: The American Humane Education Society, 1893. First Edition, First issue in green cloth with blind ruled border on front & bright gilt lettering front cover, spine unlettered, as issued. A Fine copy, with undated card laid in issued by the Anthony Wayne Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America requesting visitor's to Porter's Limberlost Cabin to "Please help… Read more
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image of A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words, Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament, ....

A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words, Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament, ....

by A London Antiquary [John Camden Hotten]

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Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition, Revised
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$400.00

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London; Piccadilly: John Camden Hotten, 1860. Second Edition, Revised, 1860, with two thousand additional words. xvi, 300 pp including frontis titled A Canter's Map of a Begging District. Bound in publisher's original pebbled brown cloth, gilt lettering at spine, blind tooled rules and publisher's blind tooled initials center of front and rear covers, dark brown end papers. Very Good,… Read more
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Private Correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford. Now First Collected. In Four Volumes

by Walpole, Horace

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Published
1820
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$650.00

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London: Printed for Rodwell and Martin, Bond-Street, 1820. Four volumes bearing the armorial Order of Garter bookplates of Edward George Geoffrey Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby front paste downs. Additionally SIGNED "Derby" at the top edge of each title page in Lord Derby's distinctive hand. Contemporary calf, handsomely and professionally rebacked in bright gilt, with crown at top compartment, red… Read more
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History of English Literature (Four Volumes)

by Taine, H. A.; Translated from the French by H. Van Laun

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Published
1873
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
New Edition
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$475.00

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Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1873. Four volumes in contemporary stammp signed fine binding by Zaehnsdorf of half dark blue morocco over blue buckram boards, the backs decorated with numerous gilt rules, marbled end papers, the tops gilt. A few very small rubs, else Fine, the interiors clean and bright, a quite handsome set. Additional postage will be required for… Read more
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Ayesha, the Maid of Kars. By the Author of "Zohrab," "Haji Baba," &c. In Three Volumes

by Morier, James

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Published
1834
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,200.00

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Londini: Richard Bentley, 1834. SCARCE. Morier's third novel set in Persia, the best known of the three being "Hajji Baba from Ispahan". Three volumes bound in contemporary quarter red calf over marbled boards, with the armorial bookplates of the Mostyn family at Pengwern. Very Good, boards rubbed at edges, marbled covers rubbed, toning at end pages only, interiors clean and… Read more
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Reminiscences. In Two Volumes (Fine Binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Marshall Field and Co.)

by Carlyle, Thomas; Edited by James Anthony Froude

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Published
1881
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Londini: Longmans, Green & Co., 1881. SCARCE in lovely fine binding stamp signed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London for Marshall Field and Co. Thomas Carlyle, 1795-1881, was a Scottish essayist, satirist, and historian. Published a month after Carlyle's death by his literary executor, James Anthony Froude, to much controversy over the editing. They were republished in 1887 with Harvard professor… Read more
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image of Storia della Letteratura Italiana. Nuova Edizione a Cura di Benedetto Croce. In Two Volumes

Storia della Letteratura Italiana. Nuova Edizione a Cura di Benedetto Croce. In Two Volumes

by De Sanctis, Francesco

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Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
New Edition
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$200.00

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Bari : Gius, Laterza & Figli, 1925. Two volumes in early 20th century full mottled calf, five raised bands with red and black morocco labels in gilt, marbled end papers. Near Fine, prior owner name in ink along with his name stamp, tiny rubs at corners, early small tape repair edge of front end page Vol. II. Quite handsome bindings,… Read more
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image of Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann, His Britannic Majesty's resident at the court of Florence, from 1760 to 1785. Now first published from the original MSS. Concluding Series [4 volumes]

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London: Richard Bentley, 1843. Four volumes in contemporary signed Hayday binding of full polished calf, ornate gilt back with red and black morocco labels, end papers and edges marbled. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at edges, moderate toning associated primarily with engraved portraits. Each volume with engraved portrait frontispiece, one additional engraving Vol. I, two additional in Vol. II. A… Read more
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In the Catskills: Selections From the Writings of John Burroughs

by Burroughs, John

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Published
1910
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1910. A lovely fresh copy in decorative green cloth, top edge gilt, illustrated with photographs. Near Fine, no jacket, prior owner pleasant gift inscription front end page, gilt at spine a touch dimmed, spots of toning seemingly associated with tissue guards at plates. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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The Loves of Edwy

by O'Neill, Rose Cecil

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1904. First Edition of her first published book, Rose O'Neill later became quite famous as the inventor of the "Kewpie" doll. Very Good Plus, publisher's original decorative cloth with decorations and lettering in gilt, blue, and red. O'Neill's wonderful illustrations throughout. Uncommon in such lovely condition. Very Good Plus, prior owner name front paste down, cloth… Read more
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

by Dante Alighieri; Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Uniform Edition
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$250.00

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London: George Routledge & Sons No Date, published circa 1888 according to gift inscription front end page. Bound in full vellum, the back and covers intricately gilt and with gilt and red rules, patterned cloth end papers, edges dyed red. Bookplate of Charles Irving Avery and Lillias Pomeroy Avery, parents of Janet Pomeroy Avery, the wife of U.S. Secretary of… Read more
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Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters

by By "Skite, Who Was Raised Thar"; (Harden Taliaferro)

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Published
1859
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. Illustrated by John M'Lennan. Near Fine, top edge darkened, prior owner name front end page, T.E. Hibben, noted Indiana photographer of the late 19th century. Publisher's original dark green cloth with gilt lettering at spine. North Carolina author, this his best known work, noted for its folksy charm. Uncommon in such lovely condition.… Read more
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Two Volumes in RARE Slipcase

by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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Very Good Pperiod Prior Ownero
Edition
Later Edition
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$400.00

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New York: H. M. Caldwell RARE in publisher's two part decorative cloth slipcase, matching the decorative cloth on boards. Two volumes in original half white linen intricately tooled in silver over half floral decorated linen. Ribbon markers. iv, 339, 352 pages Black-and-white illustrations by J.W. K. No date, circa 189? OCLC locates 7 libraries in the US with holdings.… Read more
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Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle ; The First Twelve Volumes

by Carlyle, Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. Charles Richard Sanders and Clyde De L. Ryals, Editors

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Published
1970
Condition
Fine, as Issued
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press , 1970. The first 12 volumes, published 1970-1985. The first four volumes in publisher's slipcase, the slipcase is Fine. All twelve volumes are Fine, As Issued. Pristine white cloth. A set worthy of a scholar, collector, or institution. *** A heavy set, will require additional shipping charges for priority or international shipping. Please… Read more
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The Autobiography of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury

by Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury; with Introduction, Notes, Appendices, and a Continuation of the Life by Sidney L. Lee

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Published
1886
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$300.00

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London: John C. Nimmo, 1886. British author, soldier, poet, historian and philosopher, (1882-1648). One of an unnumbered edition limited to 1000 copies, 600 for England and 400 for America. Near Fine in half calf over marbled boards, with matching marbled end papers, back and top gilt, Near Fine, light rubbing at edges, interior clean and bright. The bookplate of Paul… Read more
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The Essays of Maurice Maeterlinck. Eight Volumes

by Maeterlinck, Maurice

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Later American Edition
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$400.00

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New York: Dodd Mead, 1912. Belgian born author who wrote in French and winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for literature, known primarily for these philosophical essays. Eight volumes of the 10 volume series published by Dodd, Mead between 1912-1914. Uniformly bound in contemporary half red morocco over light red buckram boards, matching buckram end papers, the tops gilt, backs… Read more
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The Works. Fourteen Volumes ( of Fifteen )

by Taine, Hippolyte Adolphe

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Published
1874
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Uniform Edition
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$2,000.00

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New York: Henry Holt, 1874. SCARCE as a set. Fourteen volumes of the fifteen volume set - History of English Literature (3), Lectures on Art (2), On Intelligence (2), Notes on Paris, Notes on England, Ancient Regime, Modern Regime (2), A Tour Through the Pyrenees, and Italy, Florence, Venice. Lacking only Italy, Rome, Naples. In publisher's original green or blue… Read more
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Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra. Two Volumes

by JUNIUS [attributed to Sir Philip Francis].

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Published
1797
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Edition
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$200.00

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London: Printed By T. Bensley, for Vernor and Hood, 1797. Two volumes in contemporary speckled calf, gilt back with red morocco label. Very Good, prior owner name front paste downs, light wear to boards, toning at end pages from binding, scattered light toning throughout, joints showing wear with front joint Vol. I just starting to loosen.. Later Edition. Speckled Calf… Read more
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image of Tausend und eine Nacht Arabische Erzählungen  (Four Volumes)  Zum erstenmale aus dem Urtext vollständig und treu übersetzt. Vollständig umgearbeitete, mit Anmerkungen und mit einer Einleitung versehene Auflage

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Stuttgart, Germany: Rieger'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1889. Four volumes in original red linen, front covers and spines wonderfully illustrated, decorative end papers. Near Fine, end papers uniformly browned, light scattered toning. viii, 408, 412, 421, (1), 362, (2) adverts. With 200 illustrations. A gorgeous set. Will require additional shipping charges for priority and international mail- Please inquire before ordering. . First… Read more
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$750.00