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The Reign Of Law, A Tale Of The Kentucky Hemp Fields by Allen, James Lane

The MacMillan Company, New York, 1900; First Edition; 12mo, 385 pages plus 5 pages of publisher’s advertisements at the back; top page edges gilt; illustrated with frontispiece and eight additional plates by Harry Fenn and J.C. Earl. Brooding novel of...

From AARDWOLF Fine Books


A Dictionary Of The Bible by Edited By William Smith

The cover of this book has much wear. A binding was added later as well as pads for the corner's of the book. the previous owners names are written on the inside of the front cover and on the top of the third blank page. The pages are yellowing and tannin...

From Revue & Revalued Books


The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott, Bart

HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, presents the Complete late Nineteenth Century Boston edition of THE WAVERLY NOVELS by Sir Walter Scott. One of several editions produced by DeWolfe, Fiske and Co., this one contains all 26 of the novels...

From Hatfield Books and Memorabilia


The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first issue with uncorrected errors: "reduplicate" for "repudiate" on line 20 of page 21; "characterss" page 41, line 5; "Chatechism"...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Hardy, Thomas

London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, 1891. First Edition. Near Fine. 3 Volumes. First edition, first printing, first issue. Bound in contemporary half-leather binding over marbled paper covered boards, with all edges marbled and marbled endsheets;...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


Quran by Quran

1800 Arabic Quran Middle East ARAB Muslim Islam Persia Sultan Serkis Bey A rare, journal-style Arabic Quran. This curious volume features a handwritten provenance of a 19th-century sultan of Turkey and Italy Ambassador Serkis Bey. Item number: #7898 Pri...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Innocents Abroad - or - The New Pilgrims' Progress by Twain, Mark

Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1870. Though bearing prior owners' notations, it is worthwhile to note that the stamp at the first (blank) page is that of Cassius M. Clay, then of Mexico, Missouri, prior to his career as an abolitionist and sta...

From The Haunted Bookshop, LLC


Poems by Oscar Wilde

London: David Bogue, 1881. First Printing, One of 250 copies only. "Handsomely Bound" Thick Parchment Vellum boards by Matthew Bell, in excellent state, with gilt stamped, "much smaller prune blossom design", as called for. Light age, with a few spots, so...

From GatesPastBooks


The book of the dead: facsimiles of the papyri of Hunefer, Anhai, Ḳerāsher and Netchemet with supplementary text from the papyrus of Nu; with transcripts, translations... by BUDGE, Earnest Wallis

1899 ENOURMOUS Egyptian Occult Book of the Dead Wallis Budge EGYPT Funerals Earnest Wallis Budge was a famous 19th-century English Egyptologist who was known for his expertise on Egypt antiquities and manuscripts. One of his many books published on Egyp...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ : with engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico ... and others. by Holy Bible

1865 EXQUISITE Bible Italian Renaissance Illustrated ART Raphael Titian RARE An extremely desirable mid-19th-century English New Testament Bible. While Bibles from this era are relatively abundant, this particular edition is one of the rarest illustrated...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature by John Clark Ridpath

This is a partial set containing only 15 of the 25 original volumes of the Ridpath Universal Literature, in a deluxe limited edition. The spines have lovely Art Nouveau stamped gilt decoration and marbled endpapers. These volumes are quite worn and only...

From Anne's Books


The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

This is a rare 1st American Edition, 1st Printing of "THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV" by Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1912; The Macmillan Company; New York. Gilt page edges at the top edge of the text block. Constance Garnet translation.Condition:Some very light soiling to...

From CraigsClassics


Tales from Shakespeare (1807) by Charles and Mary Lamb

London, Thomas Hodgkins at the Juvenile Press, 1807. The best first edition of _Tales from Shakespeare_ available for purchase. A fine, clean copy.These 20 tales are illustrated with 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. First edition, first impr...

From Amy's Beautiful Books



Hurst and Blackett, Successors to Henry Colburn. London. 1863. THIRD ENGLISH EDITION. Three volumes. 8vo. (8 x 5.4 inches). Some foxing to just a few pages but overall very good throughout. Original publishers purple cloth bindings. Spines lettered and d...

From Paul Foster Books


Ivan the Fool; or, The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils by Tolstoy, Leo

New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1891. This antique hardcover first edition is bound in gray pictorial boards, with red and black lettering and a cover illustration showing a man and three little devils. Spine lettering and decorations are gilt. Some...

From Popeks Books, IOBA


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