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Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition in book form. Hardcover. Good +/no dust jacket. Daniel Maclise, Phiz, Thomas Onwhyn. Charles Dickens Nicholas Nickleby is a first edition with all the plates and additionally the Charles Dickens Nicholas Nic...

From The First Edition


Treasure Island (Second Edition) by Robert Louis Stevenson

Cassell & Company Limited, London, 1884. Second Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Book Frontispiece map plate printed in gray and three other colors (red, brown and blue). Second edition issue points (besides the fact it is...

From Quaint Book Shop, IOBA


Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions. by Anna Sewell

The Autobiography of a Horse. Translated from the Original Equine. Published by Jarrold and Sons, London; 1877. First Edition, First Printing. Extremely rare in condition such as this. Highly collectible. This is a lovely, collectible copy of this extreme...

From Everlasting Editions


Great Expectations by Dickens, Charles

Philadelphia (1861): T. B. Peterson and Brothers. Hard Cover. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition, 523 pages, illustrated, with 34 illustrations by John McLenan; complete in one volume. Original brown cloth binding, stamped in gilt and blind. Light ...

From Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.


Swiss Family Robinson or Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons in a Desert Island by WYSS, Johann David

Swiss Family Robinson, 7th Ed, 1868 Era: Antique; 19th century.Condition: Very Good; wear on binding.Country of Origin:USA. Materials:hardcover/cloth binding. Size:8" L x 6" W x 3" H. Color/Finish:green/gold spine/gilt letteringSwiss Family Robinson o...

From Antique Book Boutique



THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN 1884/85; Mark Twain; 1st Edition, Mixed Issue; New York, Charles L. Webster; Illustrated by E.W. Kemble; End page/Blank/Half Title, 366 Pages, 2 Blanks/End page; Publisher's Sheep Skin, Re-backed/Original Spine laid down...

From Roga Books


Tales Of A Wayside Inn by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"TALES OF A WAYSIDE INN" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1863 true 1st edition, 1st state (with a 22 page publisher's catalog at the back of the book - the listing for "Tales Of A Wayside Inn" does NOT have a price and instead states "Nearly Ready" indicat...

From CraigsClassics


Sketches by Boz by Dickens, Charles

1839 Chapman and Hall first collected edition. 526 pages, with 40 illustrations by George Cruikshank. Original 1839 binding (uncommon), with vertical grained cloth and an embossed design on the board panels. Condition of the book is Good. Condition...

From Harpo Speaks


The Picture of Dorian Gray by WILDE, OSCAR

London: Ward, Lock, 1891. First English Edition; trade issue. Publisher’s vellum-backed boards; an exceptional copy; fine in the rare dust jacket. There are some small chips and tears. Six old tape mends have been removed from inside the corners and e...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.


THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people by WILDE. OSCAR

Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. (8.4 x 6.3 inches). One of 100 large paper copies, printed on Dutch hand made paper, numbered and signed by Oscar Wilde. Original publishers pale purple cloth with both boards and spine let...

From Paul Foster Books


ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. And what Alice found there by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1898. FIRST SIXPENNY EDITIONS. 8vo. (8.4 x 6 inches). Both volumes are the first printings of the Macmillan sixpenny series. Illustrated with forty two and fifty line illustrations, respectively, by John Tenniel. Publi...

From Paul Foster Books


A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain

"A TRAMP ABROAD" by Mark Twain. 1880 1st Edition, 2nd State ("Titian's Moses" on frontispiece); American Publishing Company; Hartford, CT. The book features 328 illustrations (many are full-page). The book details Twain's journey with his friend Harris th...

From CraigsClassics


Hector Servadac by Jules Verne

Beautiful first edition of Hector Servadac by Jules Verne. Published in New York, 1978 and illustrated throughout.Binding in excellent condition with light wear to edges and wear to bottom right corner of cover. Bright spine and cover. Intact, tight bindi...

From Kabi Rare Books



Ward, Lock & Co. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION in book form of the first Sherlock Holmes novel and the Author's first book. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Published the year before in Beetons Christmas annual. Green & Gibson A1, a.i. (second impression). Publish...

From Paul Foster Books


Dickens Works, 5 Volumes by Charles Dickens

This is a 5-volume lot of DICKENS' WORKS, published in 1900 by Peter Fenelon Collier & Son New York. The original set was 30 volumes. A limited edition was leather-bound; the rest were bound in burgundy cloth. This is five of the volumes of that set. All...

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