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cover of JACK HINTON, THE GUARDSMAN

JACK HINTON, THE GUARDSMAN

by Lever, Charles (Harry Lorrequer); H[abolot] K[night] Brown [a.ka. Phiz, illustrator]

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Published
[circa 1840s or 1850s]
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$85.00

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Dublin: William Curry, Jun. and Company, [n.d., circa late 1840s or 1850s]. x, [2] pages; pp. [5]-396, plus engraved frontispiece portrait of the author and 26 full-page engraved plates by Phiz. Several woodcuts in the text. Later 19th century half blue calf over marbled boards with raised bands, handsomely gilt spine in six compartments, red leather spine label, marbled… Read more
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cover of EPISTLES, ELEGANT, FAMILIAR, & INSTRUCTIVE, SELECTED FROM THE BEST WRITERS, ANCIENT AS WELL AS MODERN; INTENDED FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF YOUNG PERSONS, AND FOR GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT.

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London: Rivingtons, Longman, Law, [et al.], 1791. 8vo. Leaves: 23 x 14.5 cm. [2], iv, [12], 776 pages. Engraved title page with vignette. Text printed in double columns. Contemporary full flame calf with red leather spine labels, gilt decorations and fillets on spine, and gilt borders on covers; marbled endpapers. Both joints are cracked, but the hinges are intact… Read more
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$175.00
cover of KING JOHN OF JINGALO. THE STORY OF A MONARCH IN DIFFICULTIES

KING JOHN OF JINGALO. THE STORY OF A MONARCH IN DIFFICULTIES

by Housman, Laurence

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Published
1912
Edition
First American edition
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$120.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1912. iii, 377 pages, plus [6] pages publisher's ads. Original green cloth lettered and decorated in orange. 19.5 x 13 cm. Minuscule nick to the head of the spine and a bit of dust soiling to the top edge, still a bright, near fine copy. The scarce dust jacket is present but missing… Read more
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cover of MARJORIE FLEMING: A Sketch.  Being the Paper Entitled Pet Marjorie, A Story of Child Life Fifty Years Ago... New Edition, with Illustrations

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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cover 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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cover 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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cover 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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cover of ISLAND NICHTS' [sic, ie. NIGHTS'] ENTERTAINMENTS

ISLAND NICHTS' [sic, ie. NIGHTS'] ENTERTAINMENTS

by Stevenson, Robert Louis; K[entaro] Omiya, ed.

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Published
1929
Edition
First edition thus
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$90.00

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Tokyo: Kairyu-Do Press, 1929. [4], 152, [1] pages. Original boards with coated dark blue paper on spine and patterned gray paper on covers; gilt spine lettering and blue cover lettering. 19 x 13 cm. A very good copy in poor dust jacket. Spine ends a little rubbed, faint stains to covers. The jacket is chipped with the loss of… Read more
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cover of THE WORKS OF HENRY MACKENZIE, Esq.

THE WORKS OF HENRY MACKENZIE, Esq.

by MacKenzie, Henry

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Published
1826
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$40.00

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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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cover of THE LORD OF THE ISLES; A POEM

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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cover of THE MATE OF THE GOOD SHIP YORK, OR THE SHIP'S ADVENTURE

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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$40.00

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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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cover of THE FEAST OF ST. FRIEND. A CHRISTMAS BOOK

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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cover of STEVENSON AT SILVERADO

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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cover of THE HOME AFFECTIONS POURTRAYED BY THE POETS

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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$75.00