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The Apocrypha
Hardcover. Inv. # V-050611A. Full red leather with gilt stamped decorations on fron and rear boards & spine. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate of H. Christopher Dawson on inside front board. ; 12mo 7" - 7¾" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: V-050611A
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 313.5 | £UK 276.25 | JP¥ 38862]
Keywords: Judaica Religious Subjects

 
The Heroines of Shakpeare
London & New York: the London Printing & Publishing Co, Ltd. First Edition. Hardcover. Inv. # 070120B. Full light brown leather designed to appear 3/4 with large gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front boards. All edges gilt. The work "compris[es] the principal female characters in the plays of the great poet. Engraved in the highest style of art, from drawings by eminent artists. With letterpress extracts from the text, in English and French; and critical essays on each of the characters." The book is close in looks to Inventory # P-070120A, The Complete Works of Shakspeare, and was published by the same company around the same time, mid 19th Century. It would make an excellent companion to that set, as well as being a very nice stand-alone work. ; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: P-070120B
USD 475.00 [Appr.: EURO 425.25 | £UK 375 | JP¥ 52742]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: English Literature: : Poetry Leather Sets & Bindings Drama Shakespeare First Editions Women Illustrated Books

 
Hey Diddle Diddle & Baby Bunting
London: Frederick Warne, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 452D
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.5 | £UK 118.5 | JP¥ 16655]
Keywords: Illustrated Books

 
Indian Crouching on Rocks Bookends
Hardcover. Inv. # 1814. Copper-patinated Metal. 6 1/2" H, 4 1/2"W, 5" D. These large bookends will work very well for larger books.. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1814
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 313.5 | £UK 276.25 | JP¥ 38862]

 
Laurel-Crowned Letters
Chicago, IL.: A.C. McLurg, 1893. Hardcover. Inv. # P-060406. 7 volumes. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. This is seven uniformly-bound volumes from McLurg's Laurel-Crowned Letters series. It consistes of one volume each of "The Best Letters" of William Cowper, Percy Byssche Shelley, Lady Mary Montagu, Lord Chesterfield, Horace Walpole, Charles Lamb, and Mme. de Sevigny. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: P-060406
USD 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 582 | £UK 513 | JP¥ 72173]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: English Literature: : Prose Leather Sets & Bindings Biography

 
Lincoln Bust, Cast By Ronson
circa 1920. Hardcover. 12" high, 8 1/4" wide, 6"deep. Weighs 7 3/4 pounds. Wonderful bust of Lincoln, cast by Ronson, who also made bookends and still makes the famous lighters. ; 8vo. Fine with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 4681/4727
USD 1500.00 [Appr.: EURO 1342.75 | £UK 1183.75 | JP¥ 166553]

 
[WILSON]
A Memoir of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington
London: A. Fullarton & Co. First Edition. Hardcover. Inv. #459A. 2 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards; marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Illustrated with engravings of Wellington's contemporaries. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 459A
USD 775.00 [Appr.: EURO 693.75 | £UK 611.75 | JP¥ 86053]
Keywords: Military History Biography History: : English

 
Messages and Papers of the Presidents (a Compilation)
Washington, D.C.: Bureau of National Affairs, Inc, 1927. Hardcover. #1382. 20 Volumes. Full black leather with gold-stamped presidential seal on front of each volume. The series was begun in 1897, and added to over the years as new presidential papers became available. This set continues through Coolidge.; 8vo. Very Good+ with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1382
USD 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 537.25 | £UK 473.5 | JP¥ 66621]
Keywords: History: : American Presidents

 
Messages and Papers of the Presidents (a Compilation) Published By Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, a Representative from the State of Tennessee
D.C.: Bureau of National Literature, 1912. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Inv. #1172B. Eleven volumes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. President's seal on front boards. Teg. Outstanding condition. Volume X of this set continues through the presidency of William Howard Taft and has the important eleventh volume, The Index to all of the previous volumes. ; 8vo; 8145 + Index pages; Beginning with Volume I, the formation of the government, and the Presidency of George Washington, through Volume X, the presidency of William Howard Taft, in 1912, the documents of each of the presidents are offered. Volume XI, The Index, is "not only a key that unlocks the treasures of the entire publication, but it is in itself an alphabetically arranged brief history or story of the great controlling events consituting the History of the United States. -- Under its proper alphabetical classification the story is told of every great subject referred to by any of the Presidents in their official Messages, and at the end of each story the official utterances of the Presidents themselves are cited upon the subject, so that you may readily turn to the page in the body of the work itself of this original information. -- Next to the possession of knowledge is the ability to turn at will to where knowledge is to be found." (P. 5438, Volume VII. The editor, James D. Richardson.). Near Fine with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1172B
USD 1250.00 [Appr.: EURO 1119 | £UK 986.5 | JP¥ 138794]
Keywords: Leather Sets & Bindings American Civil War First Editions History: : American Law Lincoln Military History Washington, George Presidents

 
Mother Goose Illustrated & Nursery Rhymes
Cleveland, OH: the World Syndicate Publishing Co, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Inv. # 1473B. Cardboard cover with color illustration. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1473B
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 156.75 | £UK 138.25 | JP¥ 19431]
Keywords: Illustrated Books

 
Nursery Land Favourites
London: Ernest Nister, N.D.. First Edition. Hardcover. Inv. #1012J2. (EN # 2059) Chromolithograph of Little Red Riding Hood on cover; chromolithograph of "There was a Little Man frontispiece. All other illustrations black & white. This is one of Nister's famous children's books, printed in Bavaria on good paper. Published by Nister in London and E.P. Dutton in New York.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket; Some scuffing and rubbing to front and rear boards, not affecting picture. Bumping to corners. Gift inscription on front flyleaf: "To Tustins [?] With much Love and best wishes for a Merry Christmas. From Grandma -- Paris -- 1908." Later owner's name on front paste-down.
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Book number: 1012J2
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 313.5 | £UK 276.25 | JP¥ 38862]
Keywords: Color Plates First Editions Illustrated Books Pop-Ups & Panoramas

 
Quartz Crystal Snail in Brass Stand
. #1432A. Collector's specialty inkwell. Quartz crystal snails are much rarer than pressed glass snails. The brass stand has an Indian motif indicating that it was created for that market or else to complete a desk arrangement with that motif. Dimensions: 7 " width, 4 " high; 4 3/4" deep. ; 8vo. Fine with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1432A
USD 1000.00 [Appr.: EURO 895.25 | £UK 789.25 | JP¥ 111035]

 
[ADDISON, JOSEPH, AND STEELE, SIR RICHARD]
The Spectator
London: J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, [1744]. First Edition. Hardcover. Inv. # 4722. 8 volumes, full tan tree calf. Bookplate of W. Boultbee Whell on fron board of each volume. According to Gilson, volume 6 of a similar set was in Jane Austen's library (Gilson, K1). This is the complete set; 8vo. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 4722
USD 475.00 [Appr.: EURO 425.25 | £UK 375 | JP¥ 52742]

 
Three Little Pigs Altemus' Wee Books for Wee Folks
Phila, PA: Henry Altemus Company, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by John Rea Neill. Inv. #453D. Cloth with illustration of pig treed by wolf on cover. Front flyleaf torn at outer edge, not affecting illustration. ; Forty Illustrations in color; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 96 pages. Good+ with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 453D
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 268.75 | £UK 236.75 | JP¥ 33311]
Keywords: First Editions Illustrated Books

 
Woman in All Ages and All Countries
Philadelphia: George Barrie & Sons, 1907. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. Inv. #1239. 9 volumes of 10. 3/4 Tan Leather over Marbled Boards & Endpapers. Edition DeLuxe, #675 of 1000 copies.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1239
USD 850.00 [Appr.: EURO 761 | £UK 671 | JP¥ 94380]
Keywords: Leather Sets & Bindings History: : World Women European Literature

 
ALLBUTT, THOMAS CLIFFORD (ED.)
A System of Modern Medicine New and Cheaper Edition
London & New York: The Macmillan Co, 1905. Second Edition. Hardcover. Inv. # 1103D. 9 volumes, complete. Blue cloth with gilt paper spine labels. 2d editionBookplate of Ray Lyman Wilbur in each volume. ; 8vo. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1103C
USD 550.00 [Appr.: EURO 492.5 | £UK 434.25 | JP¥ 61070]
Catalogue: Medicine

 
APULEIUS
The Golden Ass
London: Chiswick Press, 1904. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. Inv. # IK-05. Reddish brown cloth with tan spine. Front board stamped with title, paper label on spine. No. 84 of 220 copies, 200 of which were for sale in Great Britain and 20 were for presentation. Translated in 1566 by William Adlington, the first done in English. Printed in red and black at the Chiswick Press on handmade paper, with rubricated chapter headings, woodcut initial letters, and an ornate Art Nouveau frontispiece and title page by W.L. Bruckman. Part of the Cheswick Library of Noble Writers. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall. Very Good+ with no dust jacket .
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Book number: IK-05
USD 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 537.25 | £UK 473.5 | JP¥ 66621]
Keywords: Classic Literature Fine Press Books

 
ARNOLD, SIR EDWIN (POGANY, WILLY, ILLUS.)
The Light of Asia
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1932. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. Inv. # V-050710. Black cloth with silver cover and illustration by Pogany.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: V-050710
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 98.5 | £UK 87 | JP¥ 12214]
Keywords: Art English Literature: : Poetry First Editions Religious Subjects Illustrated Books Philosophy

 
ARNOLD, MATTHEW
Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold
London: MacMillan & Co, Ltd, 1903. Hardcover. #P-020320. Full black leather, bound by Riviere & Son, Ltd. A.E.G.; 12mo 7" - 7¾" tall; 510 pages. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: P-020320
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 268.75 | £UK 236.75 | JP¥ 33311]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: English Literature: : Poetry 19th Century Literature Leather Sets & Bindings

 
ARNOLD, MATTHEW
Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold
London: MacMillan & Co, Ltd, 1890. Hardcover. #P-041214. Full brown leather. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: P-041214
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 174.75 | £UK 154 | JP¥ 21652]
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Keywords: English Literature: : Poetry 19th Century Literature Leather Sets & Bindings

 
ARNOLD, MATTHEW
Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold
London: MacMillan & Co, Ltd, 1922. Hardcover. #1329. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards, marbled endpapers. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1329
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 174.75 | £UK 154 | JP¥ 21652]
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Keywords: English Literature: : Poetry Leather Sets & Bindings

 
ARNOLD, SIR EDWIN
The Song Celestial, Or the Bhagavad Gita
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1934. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated by Pogany. #P-041122. Black cloth, with silver illustrated cover. ; B&W Illustration s; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages. Near Fine with no dust jacket .
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Book number: P-041122
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 224 | £UK 197.5 | JP¥ 27759]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Illustrators: : Pogany English Literature: : Poetry First Editions Graphic Art Religious Subjects Illustrated Books Philosophy

 
MARCUS AURELIUS
Wisdom of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Translated By Jeremy Collier
Boston: Nathan Haskell Dole, 1903. Hardcover. Illustrated by Not indicated. Inv. #1226D. Privately printed by Hathan Haskell Dole, #377 of 550 copies on French handmade paper, this is a very handsome edition of a superb literary classic. The Doric Edition; 3/4 brown morocco over brown cloth boards, t.e.g, raised bands, gilt decorated panels. Each page of text surrounded by an original art nouveau design. Very sligh wear to corners of boards. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. Near Fine with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1226D
USD 750.00 [Appr.: EURO 671.5 | £UK 592 | JP¥ 83277]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Leather Sets & Bindings Philosophy Classic Literature

 
AUSTEN, JANE
Complete Works the Adelphi Edition
Cambridge, England: W. Heffer & Sons, N.D.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Inv. #1226A. Six volumes. Jane Austen's six completed novels, plus "Lady Susan," and "The Watsons." 3/4 red morocco over grey boards; raised bands, gold tooling. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Fine with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 1226A
USD 2250.00 [Appr.: EURO 2014 | £UK 1775.75 | JP¥ 249830]

 
AUSTEN, JANE
The Complete Works of Jane Austen
London: the Folio Society, 1975. Second Revised Edition; 5th Printing (1988). Hardcover. Inv. # P-071220A. 7 volumes. Boxed set bound in light gray cloth over salmon boards, gilt-stamped decoations on spine. Publisher's original box intact. This is the Fifth (1988) printing of the Folio Society's 1975 edition, with wood engravings by Joan Hassall, and based on the Chapman edition. This set includes the shorter works. ; Wood engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Near Fine with no dust jacket .
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Book number: P-071220A
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 268.75 | £UK 236.75 | JP¥ 33311]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: 19th Century Literature English Literature: : Prose Austen, Jane Illustrated Books Classic Literature Folio Society

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