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THE LIFE OF HENRY FIELDING; with Notices of His Writings, His Times, and His Contemporaries

by Lawrence, Frederick

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Published
1855
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First edition
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London: Arthur Hall, Virtue, & Co., 1855. viii, 384 pages. 19th century half calf and marbled paper-covered boards; spine with raised bands, leather labels, and gilt decorations; all edges marbled; marbled endpapers. 19 x 13 cm. Long tear to one page with old tissue repair (now tanned), affecting multiple letters with no loss of legibility;… Read more
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MARJORIE FLEMING: A Sketch. Being the Paper Entitled Pet Marjorie, A Story of Child Life Fifty Years Ago... New Edition, with Illustrations

by Brown, John; [Warwick Brookes, illustrator]

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Published
1884
Edition
First of this illustrated edition
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$125.00

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Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1884. 4to. [8], 40 pages, including half-title, plus color frontispiece portrait and six full-page engraved plates. Original olive-green cloth over beveled boards, stamped in gilt and black; top edge gilt; yellow-coated endpapers. [28.7 cm.] Very good. Light soiling to covers; very light foxing to prelims and final plate (bound after the… Read more
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image of THOMSON AND POLLOK: CONTAINING THE SEASONS, BY JAMES THOMSON, AND THE COURSE OF TIME, BY ROBERT POLLOK, A.M

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Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co., 1858. 12mo (in sixes). 54 [i.e. 154], [4], [161]-438 pages, including separate title page for "The Course of Time," plus frontispiece portrait. Publisher's ads on pastedowns and rectos of free endpapers. Original black cloth decorated in gilt on spine and in blind on covers. [19.8 cm.] Shallow chips to spine ends,… Read more
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image of HESPERIDES: OR THE WORKS BOTH HUMANE AND DIVINE OF ROBERT HERRICK, ESQ. [2 volumes.  From the series: The British Poets]

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Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1856. Two volumes, issued as part of the series, "The British Poets," and with the spine titles thus, but complete in and of themselves. 16mo. xxii, 340 and xxv, 298 pages, plus frontispiece portrait in vol. I. 4-page ads in vol. I before front free endpaper. Original dark brown… Read more
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image of THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD.  With Some Account of the Author. [4 volumes.  From the series: The British Poets]

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Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1856-1857. [vols. I-II, 1857; vols. III-IV, 1856.] Four volumes, issued as part of the series, "The British Poets," and with the spine titles thus, but complete in and of themselves. 16mo. lvi, 320, iv, 344, 283, [1], and v, 280 pages, plus frontispiece portrait in vol. I. 4-page ads in vol.… Read more
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image of THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDWARD YOUNG.  [2 volumes.  From the series: The British Poets]

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Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1854. Two volumes, issued as part of the series, "The British Poets," and with the spine titles thus, but complete in and of themselves. 16mo. lxviii, 344 and iv, 366 pages, plus frontispiece portrait in vol. I. 4-page ads in vol. I before front free endpaper. Original dark brown cloth… Read more
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THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1846
Edition
First edition
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$600.00

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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846. Small octavo. [6],174 pages, [2] pages ads. Complete with frontispiece and engraved extra title page. Twelve woodcut illustrations in the text. Original pictorial red ribbed cloth, stamped in gold on the spine and front cover, with blind decorative borders on both covers, and all edges gilt. [17.1 cm.]… Read more
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PORTRAITS OF PLACES

by James, Henry

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Published
1883
Edition
First edition
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$175.00

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1883. [viii], 376 pages. Original blue-green cloth. [19.6 cm.] Very good. Spine a little sun-faded, cloth bubbled in a few places and with some minor soiling; corners bumped. Light foxing to endpapers; half-title and final page of text tanned; light soiling to two pages (240-41). Still a solid, respectable copy.… Read more
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THE WORKS OF HENRY MACKENZIE, Esq.

by MacKenzie, Henry

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Published
1826
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London: Printed for the Proprietors of the English Classics, by J. F. Dove, 1826. 24mo, signed in twelves. [12 cm.] 430 pages, plus frontispiece and extra engraved title page. Original full calf with gilt stamped spine and blind borders on covers. Small ownership inscription of North Carolina collector, Forster A. Sondley, on the… Read more
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THE LORD OF THE ISLES; A POEM

by Scott, Walter

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Published
1815
Edition
Fifth edition
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$95.00

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Edinburgh and London: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co., for Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, 1815. Octavo. [Sheet height: 21.1 cm.] [6], 443 pages, plus half-title leaf and [1] page terminal ad. Handsomely bound in 19th century full calf. Each cover has a morocco grained panel enclosed… Read more
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THE MATE OF THE GOOD SHIP YORK, OR THE SHIP'S ADVENTURE

by Russell, W[illiam] Clark

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Published
1902
Edition
First American edition
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Boston: L.C. Page & Co., 1902. 351 pages, plus frontispiece by W.H. Dunton, and 5, 14 pages publisher's ads at rear. Original light green cloth stamped in gold, dark green, and white. [19.4 pages.] Very good. Two small marks near base of spine, some soil and light wear to edges of boards, light rubbing… Read more
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THE FEAST OF ST. FRIEND. A CHRISTMAS BOOK

by Bennett, Arnold

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Published
[1911]
Edition
First American edition
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$45.00

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New York: George H. Doran, [1911]. 117 pages. Original light green boards lettered in dark green, with gilt centerpiece front cover. [19.8 cm.] Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Minor wear to spine ends; tanning to endpapers from binder's glue. Jacket is sunned on spine panel and shows minuscule chips to… Read more
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STEVENSON AT SILVERADO

by Issler, Anne Roller

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Published
1939
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1939. 247 pages, plus portrait frontispiece and a number of plates reproducing historic photographs. Original cloth. [23.5 cm.] A very good plus copy in about very good dust jacket. Book is slightly bumped on corners and shows some faint marginal foxing to plates and facing pages. Jacket is sunned… Read more
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THE HOME AFFECTIONS POURTRAYED BY THE POETS

by MacKay, Charles, ed.

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Published
1858
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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London: George Routledge & Co., 1858. Small 4to. xv, [1], 391 pages, plus frontispiece. Illustrated with numerous engravings by the Brothers Dalziel after works by J. Everett Millais, Birket Foster, John Tenniel, and many others (some full-page, but all reckoned in pagination). Original full brown morocco, extensively decorated in blind, with gilt spine lettering. … Read more
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