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The Hundred Years War

The Hundred Years War

by Burne, Alfred H

Folio Society. Large 8vo. Fine in slipcase still in shrinkwrap..
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$27.00
The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

by Wharton, Edith

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1984. Book. As New. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover, full genuine blue leather binding, heavily gilt stamped with elaborate decorations and multiple rules. 356 pages. All edges gilt. Sewn in silk book-mark, marbled paper end-sheets and smyth sewn book block complete this work as a quality Franklin Library production, "privately printed and bound exclusively for subscribers to The Franklin... Read more about this item
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$45.00
Humourist, The

Humourist, The

by CRUIKSHANK, George

London: Printed and Published by J. Robins & Co., 1819. With the Very Rare First Issue of Volume I CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdoes, Repartees, Witty Sayings, Epigrams, Bon Mots, Jeu d'esprits, &c. Carefully selected. London: Printed and Published by J. Robins & Co., [n.d., 1819 (Volume I); 1819 (Volumes II-III); 1820 (Volume IV)]. First edition, with the very rare first issue of Volume I (bound from the parts, with the printed title... Read more about this item
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$4,850.00
Country Dancing With illustrations by Peggy Whistler

Country Dancing With illustrations by Peggy Whistler

by EVANS, Margiad (pseud. Peggy WHISTLER)

London: Arthur Baker, 1932. Quarter leather, marbled boards. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. xi, [i], 95, [1] + colour frontis and three plates by Peggy Whistler. Re-bound in quarter brown calf, inner edges gilt roll-tooled, spine divided by five raised bands, red and olive morocco labels, lettered in gilt, other compartments tooled centrally in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bottom corners bruised, small bald patch to leading edge of upper board, edges toned, with a few spots. Toned, hinges reinforced at... Read more about this item
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$58.08
MANUAL OF BIBLICAL GEOGRAPHY : a text-book on Bible History

MANUAL OF BIBLICAL GEOGRAPHY : a text-book on Bible History

by Hurlbut J.L

Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, & Continental Pub. Co, 1887. Atlas. Good. Hardcover. Revised Edition,. Folio (30)cm). pictorial cover, pp.,xii, 158 illustrations, maps (some color) , "especially prepared for the use of students and teachers of the Bible, and for Sunday School instruction, containing maps, plans, review charts, colored diagrams, and illustrated with accurate views of the principal cities and localities known to Bible history ; with an introd. by Rev. J.H. Vincent."... Read more about this item
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$75.00
MEMOIRS OF ROBERT WILLIAM ELLISTON. COMEDIAN. Extra illustrated edition

MEMOIRS OF ROBERT WILLIAM ELLISTON. COMEDIAN. Extra illustrated edition

by RAYMOND. GEORGE. ; CRUIKSHANK. GEORGE. Illustrates

John Ollivier. London. 1846. TWO VOLUMES. Second edition. 8vo. (8.9 x 5.8 inches). EXTRA ILLUSTRATED SET. 6 published engravings by Cruikshank plus an extra 98 plates, mostly 18th and early 19th century, including one hand coloured engraving, and one colour lithograph. Finely bound in nineteenth century full red morocco by Zaehnsdorf. Boards with multiple ruled borders and inner panel with decorative corner pieces. Spines with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments fully gilt with... Read more about this item
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$838.95
Lavengro: The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest

Lavengro: The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest

by George Borrow

London: Peter Davies Limited, 1926. Early Edition. Fine. With 12 colored illustrations by Edmund J. Sullivan. Finely bound in full blue calf, with triple gilt rule on front and back covers, gilt decorated panelled spine, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. All edges brightly gilded. Some rubbing, just at the esges and spine slightly sunned, else very fine. The numbers '1347' on copyright in blue ink, otherwise the interior is entirely clean, clear, crisp and tightly bound. With a blue cloth over... Read more about this item
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$525.00
Les Caracteres de Theophraste, avec les caracteres, ou les Moeurs de ce siècle.

Les Caracteres de Theophraste, avec les caracteres, ou les Moeurs de ce siècle.

by Bruyère, Jean de là

London, 1784 Three volumes. Later edition. Finely bound in contemporary speckled light brown calf, boards triple ruled in gilt, spines decorated in gilt with gray leather spine labels lettered in gilt, board edges and turn-ins tooled in gilt, text block edges gilt, red and blue marbled endpapers. A near fine set with a touch of light rubbing to extremities, small insect hole to the outside of the front hinge of each volume, damp staining to frontispiece in Vol. I, else very tight and clean. This volume... Read more about this item
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$300.00
The Complete Works of Adelaide A. Procter

The Complete Works of Adelaide A. Procter

by Procter, Adelaide A. and with an introduction by Charles Dickens

London: George Bell and Sons 1905. 8vo. xxvii, 471 pp. Contemporary red full morocco with gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Bound by Bumpus. Boards clean. Early ink owner's inscription to first blank. Internally clean. Frontis portrait. Procter (1825-1864) was an English poet and philanthropist. She was actively involved in feminist groups and journals, and through her charity work helped unemployed women and the homeless. She died of TB. A nice copy. . Near Fine. Full Morocco. 1905.
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$161.34
The Household of Sir Thomas More

The Household of Sir Thomas More

by Manning, Anne (C. E. Brock, illustrator)

London: J.M. Dent & Co, 1906. Hardcover. Very good condition. A handsome vellum binding from the 'The Series of English Idylls' collection with 24 color illustrations by noted British artist C. E. Brock. Bound in full vellum, with lavish gilt tooling all over. Small 8vo, (7.5 inches) tall, xxviii, 185pp, uncut, top edge gilt. Period bookplate on the front pastedown.
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$175.00
The Heiress of Courtleroy

The Heiress of Courtleroy

by Beale, Anne

London: Blackie & Son. 1906. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Faint scattered foxing to book edges. Missing front free end paper. Black & white illustrations. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 352 pages. . Reprint. Hardback.
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$13.46
The Singular Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Singular Adventures of Baron Munchausen

by Rudolph Raspe and others

Heritage Press 1952. Octavo. Book is as new. Slip case shows light shelf and edge wear.
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$55.00
Congregational Church Hymnal. Part I. Hymns with Tunes. Part II. Litanies  and Chants, with Music. Part III. Anthems [Three Parts in One]

Congregational Church Hymnal. Part I. Hymns with Tunes. Part II. Litanies and Chants, with Music. Part III. Anthems [Three Parts in One]

by Barrett, George S. [ed.]; Hopkins, E. J. [rev.]

London: Congregational Union of England and Wales [c. 1887]. Large 8vo. 3 parts bound as one. xxxvi, 645; xvi, 160; [viii], 406 pp. Full maroon morocco with gilt borders and initials to boards, with raised bands, gilt-stamped decorations and lettering to spine; red silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Rubbing to bands and especially the front joint, minor scratches to boards, but generally clean, gilt bright. Minor yellowing to page edges, and a tide mark to the top edge. Beautiful exhibition binding by... Read more about this item
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$193.60
Life of Napoleon Bonaparte (Serialised in 'The Century Magazine')

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte (Serialised in 'The Century Magazine')

by Sloane, William Milligan

London: The Century Magazine 1894. 4to. 914 pp., Sloane's classic work, bound from the parts in a smart blue half morocco with blue boards by Bumpus. TEG. The serialisation appeared two years before the book was first issued. Spine slightly faded, subtle discolouration to boards, hint of foxing to prelims, very good and clean otherwise. . Very Good. Half Morocco. First Edition Thus. 1894.
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$225.87
The Travels of Marco Polo. Translated and Introduced by Ronald Latham.

The Travels of Marco Polo. Translated and Introduced by Ronald Latham.

by POLO, MARCO

London; The Folio Society; 1968.. Second Impression; Med. 8vo; pp. (ii), 310; endpaper maps, coloured frontispiece, text with 11 full page coloured plates, 2 text maps, genealogical table of Mongol Imperial House, index, bound in original quarter black cloth with papered boards, title lettered in gilt on spine, good copy.
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$17.49
Wine

Wine

by Andre Domine [and seventeen others] ; photographs: Armin Faber, Thomas Pothmann ; translation from German: Paul Aston [and thirteen others]

[Ko?nigswinter, Germany]: H.F.Ullmann Publishing, 2008. Book. Fine. Hardcover. New & Revised Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. black cloth .gilt spine, 926 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ,indexes, [edited by] Andre? Domine? ; photographs, Armin Faber, Thomas Pothmann ; authors, Eckhard Supp [and others]. This book is a wine atlas, reference work, and guide to all of the winegrowing regions in the entire world. Readers are introduced to the topics of the history of... Read more about this item
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$50.00
The Oeconomy of Human Life Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written By an Ancient Bramin

The Oeconomy of Human Life Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written By an Ancient Bramin

by [Dodsley, Robert]

London: W. Gardiner, 1806. x, 116pp. Contemporary full straight-grain morocco by Hering, raised double bands, spine in five panels, title lettered direct to second panel, place and date to fourth, remaining panels with gilt flower and volute decoration, covers with gilt frame encompassing a blind knot work border, central panel with volute corners joined by single fillet with small volute corner pieces in blind, gilt roll to corner edges, gilt triple fillet to inner edges, all edges gilt. Spine slightly... Read more about this item
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$580.81
AMERICAN NOTES FOR GENERAL CIRCULATION

AMERICAN NOTES FOR GENERAL CIRCULATION

by DICKENS. CHARLES

Chapman and Hall. London. 1850. FIRST CHEAP EDITION, with a new preface written by Dickens expressly for this edition. 8vo. Illustrated with wood engraved frontis of steam ship leaving port, by C. Stanfield.Finely bound in nineteenth century half green calf. Spine with raised bands. Compartments with rules and jagged lines and floral centre pieces, all in gilt. Red title label, gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Plain brown endpapers with a small book label of Mills Bookshop of London to the rear paste... Read more about this item
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$161.34
LES ADVENTURES DE TELEMAQUE - 2 VOL. SET (COMPLETE)

LES ADVENTURES DE TELEMAQUE - 2 VOL. SET (COMPLETE)

by Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon

Paris: Briand, 1813. Full leather. Very good. 5 x 7 in. Full contemporary calf with gilt decorations, red calf spine labels, marbled endpapers. All 24 full-pg engraved plates are present. Text in French. Condition is VERY GOOD ; covers clean, joints strong. Wear to corners and spine ends, spine labels very good. Bindings tight. Text bright and clean with some minor water stains to margins. Vol. 1 has a detached rfep and the final pag of text is detached and has some loss. Fine Bind. RGR.
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$40.00
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER.

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER.

by TWAIN. MARK. ; Brehm. Worth. Illustrates

Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited. London. 1923. Large 8vo. (9.6 x 6.6 inches). Colour frontis and fifteen mono plates by Worth Brehm. A very good copy finely bound in recent full tan morocco, raised bands, two red labels, gilt. Decorative gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt. Attractively bound copy. -- Please also see my listing for my copy of Huckleberry Finn in uniform leather binding.
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$709.88
The Casquet of Literature: Being a selection in poetry and prose from the works of the most admired authors (six volumes)

The Casquet of Literature: Being a selection in poetry and prose from the works of the most admired authors (six volumes)

by GIBBON, Charles and CHRISTIE, Mary Elizabeth (eds.)

London: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1898. Later reprint in six volumes. 8vos, pp. [ii], [xii], 432; [viii], 416; [viii], 416; [viii], 416; [viii], 416; [viii], 418 + b/w frontises and 10 plates each. Bevelled boards, bound attractively in illustrated olive and umber cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black, olivine edges, brown endpapers. Pushing to spine ends, wear to extremities, a little dusty. Some foxing, else, tight and bright. A handsomely bound set intended to make English Literature... Read more about this item
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$122.62
Complete Poetry, Prose & Letters

Complete Poetry, Prose & Letters

by Walt Whitman

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1964. Leather Bound. Very good/Very good. Leather Bound. H: 7 1/2", D: 4 3/4", W: 1 3/4" 1 Volume. Walt Whitman, Complete Poetry, Prose & Letters. Bound by Bayntun in full red calf. The covers and raised band spine are gilt-tooled with blue and green morocco labels. All of the edges are gilt with marbled endpapers. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1964.
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$950.00
The Works of Alfred Tennyson

The Works of Alfred Tennyson

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1883 Illustrated with frontispiece of Tennyson, engraved by William Henry Mote. Later edition. Finely bound in three-quarter red morocco and cloth boards, spine and corners double ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands, spine ruled, decorated, and lettered in gilt, blue marbled endpapers, and all edges gilt. Very good, with some soiling to boards, light wear to corners, gilt bright, light spotting to endpapers, and contemporary inscription to front free... Read more about this item
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$150.00
Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1979. Collector's Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full blue leather, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt borders and decoration in the remainder, intricate gilt decoration on covers, a.e.g., cream moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marked bound in, printed on acid free archival paper. Illustrated with color frontispiece and two hundred... Read more about this item
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$90.00
Steamboat Gothic

Steamboat Gothic

by Keyes, Frances Parkinson

New York: Julian Messner 1953. 8vo.Signed Limited Edition. xiii, 562 pp. Limited edition signed on extra leaf by Frances Parkinson Keyes. Bound in half calf over cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Owner's gilt initials to lower front board. Bound for Sotheran's. . Very Good. Half Calf. Special Edition. 1953.
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$122.62