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 ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY, Prose Works
ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY
Prose Works
19. ALDRICH, Thomas Bailey. [PROSE WORKS]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company; Cambridge: The Riverside Press, v.d. (1901-1913). Complete in seven octavo volumes. Frontispiece portrait in vols. 1 & 7. Publisher's binding of green ribbed cloth, gilt-stamped lettering on spine, t.e.g.; uncut and unopened. A fine and fresh set in age-browned, spine-sunned, and edge-chipped dust jackets, some of which are splitting at creases and have some loss. The set is identified on the spine of the dust-jackets as Aldrich's Prose Works. .
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Book number: 78692
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 106 | £UK 96 | JP 13090]

 
ANDREWS, MARY RAYMOND SHIPMAN
Three Things
1918. ANDREWS, Mary Raymond Shipman. THE THREE THINGS. The Forge in which the Soul of a Man was Tested. Boston: Little, Brown, 1918. Presumed first edition. Dark green cloth, floral design in lighter green and gilt. A fine copy with only minimal shelfwear to extremes. .
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Book number: 81417
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.5 | JP 2094]

 BELL, JOHN, Poets of Great Britain
BELL, JOHN
Poets of Great Britain
1782. BELL, John, ed. THE POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN. Edinburgh: The Apollo Press, 1776-1782. 24mo. original speckled calf with gilt dentelles, spine rules, and gilt red morocco spine labels (some missing/chipped). 106 of 109 volumes, bound in 57 books. Engraved frontispieces and extra titles. Very good, a few joints quite tender, a few crowns/heels very slightly chipped. Most of the books are two volumes in one; some are single volumes, or two or three individual volumes bound together. As follows: Akenside 1 + 2 Buckingham/Roscommon 1 + 1 Butler 1 + 2, 3 Chaucer 1 + 2, 3 + 4, 5 + 6, 7 + 8, 9 + 10, 11 + 12, 13, 14 Churchill 1 + 2, 3 Congreve/Addison 1 + 1 Cowley 1 + 2, 3 + 4 Cunningham/Broome 1 + 1 Donne 1 + 2, 3 Dryden 1 + 2, 3 Dyer/Denham 1 + 1 Fenton/Lansdown (Granville) 1 + 1 Hughes 1 + 2 King 1 + 2 Mallet/Hammond/Lyttelton 1 + 1 + 1 Milton 1 + 2, 3 + 4 Moore/Pitt/Gray 1 + 1 + 1 Parnell 1 ( of 2; Vol. 1 only) Philips/Armstrong/Collins 1 + 1 + 1 Philips (Ambrose)/West 1 + 1 Pomfret/Garth 1 + 1 Pope 1 + 2, 3 + 4 Prior 1 + 2, 3 Savage 1 + 2 Shenstone 1 + 2 Somerville 1 + 2 Spenser 1 + 2, 3 + 4, 5 + 6, 7 + 8 Swift 1 + 2, 3 + 4 Thomson 1 + 2 Tickell/Rowe 1 + 1 Waller 1 + 2 Watts 1 + 2, 3 + 4, 5 + 6, 7 Young 1 + 2, 3 + 4. .
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Book number: 82737
USD 1250.00 [Appr.: EURO 1059.75 | £UK 957.75 | JP 130898]

 
BOWEN, MARJORIE
Master of Stair
1907. BOWEN, Marjorie. THE MASTER OF STAIR. New York: McClure, Phillips, 1907. First edition of Marjorie Bowen's second book (dedicated to Mark Twain). Green cloth with gilt lettering and vaguely Scottish decoration in red. Front hinge cracked, prelim. pages have small tear at gutter. Very good overall. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 81430
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 23 | JP 3142]
Keywords: Women

 
BROWNING, ROBERT
Poetic and Dramatic Works
1890. BROWNING, Robert. THE POETIC AND DRAMATIC WORKS. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1890. Riverside Edition, complete in 6 volumes (one volume in an 1893 printing). Plus 3 additional volumes: "Asolando," "Life and Letters," and a "Browning Guide-Book" by George Willis Cooke. 9 volumes in all, uniformly bound in green cloth with t.e.g. Near fine, with only light shelfwear to extremes of cloth. .
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Book number: 26560
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 106 | £UK 96 | JP 13090]

 BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT, Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT
Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1890. BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING. London: Smith, Elder, & Co. 1890. Complete in six octavo volumes. There is a frontispiece illustration in each volume and a wood engraving of Mrs. Browning's birthplace in volume 1. Nicely printed by Spottiswoods & Co. and beautifully bound by J. M. Dent of London in three-quarter brown morocco with marbled paper sides, matching endpapers, and t.e.g. Spines are divided by raised bands into into five compartments containing gilt titles and sprigs of flowers. Ink gift inscription, dated 1903, on first fly-leaf of volume 1. Other than an occasional bit of negligible wear, this is a clean and lovely set in near fine condition. .
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Book number: 88106
USD 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 551 | £UK 498 | JP 68067]

 BROWNING, ROBERT, Poetical Works of Robert Browning
BROWNING, ROBERT
Poetical Works of Robert Browning
1894. BROWNING, Robert. THE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BROWNING. New York: Macmillan and Co. 1894. 9 volumes, complete. Small octavo, 17 x 11.5 cm. Attractively bound by C. Walters in three-quarter red morocco with red cloth sides, gilt lettering and quadruple-ruled frames in compartments on spine, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Internally clean. Bindings show minor shelfwear and occasional light soiling, with slightly darkened spines. A handsome and very good set overall. .
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Book number: 88435
USD 950.00 [Appr.: EURO 805.5 | £UK 727.75 | JP 99482]

 
CHAUCER, GEOFFREY
The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer 7 Vols
1972. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER 7 VOLS. London: Oxford University Press, 1972. 8vo. Seven volumes. 568pp. 506pp, 504pp. 667pp. 515pp. 445pp. 628pp. Black cloth stamped in gilt to spine. Fine in fine dustajackets. .
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Book number: 90096
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 254.5 | £UK 230 | JP 31415]

 
COWLEY, ABRAHAM
Prose Works of Abraham Cowley, Esq
1826. COWLEY, Abraham. PROSE WORKS OF ABRAHAM COWLEY, ESQ. Including his essays in prose and verse. London: William Pickering, 1826. Octavo, large paper copy; [4],xliii,238 pp. Quarter bound in blue leather with blue cloth sides, maroon lettering-piece and gilt-stamped fleurons and decorative rules at spine, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Printed on quality paper, but with intermittent, light foxing. Light rubbing at perimeters and to lower board, but still a handsome copy. Very good plus. .
Boston Book CompanyProfessional seller
Book number: 70541
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.25 | £UK 34.5 | JP 4712]

 CRANE, STEPHEN, Works
CRANE, STEPHEN
Works
1925. CRANE, Stephen. WORKS. Edited by Wilson Follett. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [1925-1926]. 1/750 sets. Complete in 12 vols. 8vo, in the original black cloth over ivory linen sides. Printed under the supervision of Elmer Adler at the Plimpton Press on all rag watermarked paper. Spines are sunned and we are lacking the slip cases, still an unusual set. .
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Book number: 86336
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 424 | £UK 383.25 | JP 52359]

 DEFOE, DANIEL, Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
DEFOE, DANIEL
Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
1831. [DEFOE, Daniel]. THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE. With a biographical sketch of De Foe, written expressly for this edition, and illustrations from original designs. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II]. London : Cochrane and Pickersgill. and J. Andrews, 1831. Illustrated: engraved frontispiece portrait of Defoe by Freeman in Vol. I, and 15 (of 16) etched plates, most signed J.G.S. (Jacob George Strutt). 2 octavo volumes: [4], lxiv,327; [iv,1]-300,[ii,301]-324 pp. "Accounts of the Island of Juan Fernandez, and of Alexander Selkirk" is at the end of Vol. II. In handsome, modern bindings of light brown, polished calf with morocco labels and gilt decorations to spines, gilt double-rule frames on sides, and all edges speckled. Bound without plate 6, "Robinson Crusoe builds a boat", in Vol. I, and showing some negligible, very light scuffing to bindings, else fine. .
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Book number: 89851
USD 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 190.75 | £UK 172.5 | JP 23562]

 
DELAND, MARGARET
Dr. Lavendar's People
1903. DELAND, Margaret. DR. LAVENDAR'S PEOPLE. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First edition. B&w plates, color vignette on title page. Octavo. Blue-green cloth, with attractive design of snow-covered village in white, tan and grey-green. Contemporary gift inscription on ffep. Binding skewed, but sound. Cloth a bit darkened on spine and worn at heel, crown and corners. Internally clean. About very good. .
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Book number: 87287
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP 2618]
Keywords: Women

 [ONCHI - BINDING] ITÔ EINOSUKE, AUTHOR, Umi No Oni
[ONCHI - BINDING] ITÔ EINOSUKE, AUTHOR
Umi No Oni
1947. [ONCHI - BINDING] IT Einosuke, author. UMI NO ONI. Osaka: Mishima Shob, Shwa 22 [1947] 255+ pp. Small 8vo. Printed wrappers. Printed on very good quality paper. Very good condition. Interestingly, not included in the Onchi binding raisonne, ONCHI KSHIR SEIHON NO GY. It Einosuke [1903-59] was an important proletarian literary figure. .
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Book number: 87512
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 106 | £UK 96 | JP 13090]
Keywords: Japan and East Asia

 
FELSENSTEIN, R.
Wie Binde Ich Meine Bucher Selbst
1930. FELSENSTEIN, R. WIE BINDE ICH MEINE BUCHER SELBST? (How do I bind my books myself? A Guide to binding books and magazines). Leipzig, Hermann Beyer, ca. 1930. Octavo. 32pp. One of a series, "Wie baue ich mir selbst?" intended to further manual skills in the family. With 29 woodcut diagrams. Nicely rebound in quarter brown morocco, with a band of red morocco, and patterned boards. Original wrappers bound-in. Fine but for one-inch tear to rear wrapper. .
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Book number: 77318
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.75 | £UK 57.5 | JP 7854]

 HORACE (QUINTI HORATII FLACCI), Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Cum Novo Commentario Ad Modum Joannis Bond
HORACE (QUINTI HORATII FLACCI)
Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Cum Novo Commentario Ad Modum Joannis Bond
1855. HORACE (QUINTI HORATII FLACCI). QUINTI HORATII FLACCI OPERA CUM NOVO COMMENTARIO AD MODUM JOANNIS BOND. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1855. 16mo. Bound in chestnut brown morocco by the Parisian binder C. Hardy, with gilt ornaments and raised bands, a.e.g. gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers with green ribbon marker. xlvi + 299 + [1] pp. plus 2 double-page maps at rear. Joints tender. Light scattered foxing, some of the photographs have faded somewhat. This is the Deluxe issue, with seven full page photographs of natural features (e.g. the Sabine Mountains), mounted within printed cartouches. Ten photo headpieces illustrate classical subjects. These photographs appear to be of works of art. The editor refers to photography as "the marvel of our century." See Truthful Lens 179 for Firmin Didot's Virgil (1858) in which Naef mentions this book as its companion piece. Text and notes in Latin, introduction in French. Fine. .
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Book number: 84956
USD 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 551 | £UK 498 | JP 68067]
Keywords: Photography

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