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Image for Pearl: An English Poem of the Fourteenth Century, Re-Set in Modern English by Israel Gollancz (Presentation Copy).

Pearl: An English Poem of the Fourteenth Century, Re-Set in Modern English by Israel Gollancz (Presentation Copy).

By: (ANON.).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Geo. W. Jones: 1918

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8923

Condition: Near Fine condition


"Of this British Red Cross Edition of "Pearl" . . . 650 copies have been printed, & of these 550 (numbered) are for sale." No. is crossed out, and "Presentation Copy" is written in ink. Inscribed in top right corner of second blank leaf, "To Robert (? last name), With the Kind Regards of the Printer, . . .1919. Unpaged (102 pp.); 8vo; grey paper over boards, beige cloth back; Pearl in gilt on front cover and spine. Vertical strips (up to 4"... View more info

Image for State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of the U.S.S.R.: Opera, Ballet.

State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of the U.S.S.R.: Opera, Ballet.

By: (BOLSHOI THEATRE).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Moscow, State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of the U.S.S.R.:: 1956

Seller ID: 8873

Condition: Very Good condition


(47) pp.; 10" x 8.5"; illustrated self-wrappers; chiefly black & white photographs of the performers & performances with titles, man full page. Light wear to wraps at corners; rubbing to top of spine; handstamp "Printed in the U.S.S.R." below imprint on title page. View more info

The Baylor Bulletin, Baylor University, Waco, Texas. Browningiana in Baylor University.

By: (BROWNING, ROBERT) COMPILED BY AURELIA E. BROOKS.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waco, Baylor University: 1921

Edition: Vol. XXIV, Numbers 5 & 6

Seller ID: 8332

Condition: Good Condition


405 pp.; 8vo; cloth with paper title label front cover. Small label front pastedown, Printed and Bound by Baylor University Press; illustrated with full page photographs of a portrait of Browning by his son; the Browning Alcove at Baylor; the Clasped Hands; manuscripts. Covers soiled; rubbing to spine ends; several light creases running down plain, unlettered spine cloth. Browning scholar A. J. Armstrong edited this catalog of the Browning collection. The Brownin... View more info

Image for [Movie Poster] Tender is the Night.  Starring Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards, Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell.

[Movie Poster] Tender is the Night. Starring Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards, Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell.

By: (FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT).

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 8964

Condition: Fine condition


41" x 27", (folded to 14x10); title in black crayon and also stamped in blue on back. Clean with no chips, tears or pinholes. View more info

Image for Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera cum Novo Commentario ad Modum Joannis Bond.  (Complete Works (in Latin), with a continuous Commentary (also in Latin) by Bond, also a Life of Horace (in French).

Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera cum Novo Commentario ad Modum Joannis Bond. (Complete Works (in Latin), with a continuous Commentary (also in Latin) by Bond, also a Life of Horace (in French).

By: (HORACE).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Ex typographia Firminorum Didot: 1855

Edition: The Famous Miniature Edition

Seller ID: 8960

Condition: Very Good condition


XLVI - 299 pp.; 24mo. Published by the learned, enthusiastic, and artistic publisher, Firmin Didot, of Paris, printed with small but very clear type, upon thin, but good paper, with pretty engraved title page, and 12 small wood engravings illustrative of the principal incidents of the Text; beautifully full bound in the finest crimson levant morocco, crushed and polished, tooled inside borders, gold-over-marbled edges, by the celebrated binder David. Superficial cracks t... View more info

Image for The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783.  Translated and Edited by Howard C. Rice, Jr., and Anne S. K. Brown, in Two Volumes.

The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783. Translated and Edited by Howard C. Rice, Jr., and Anne S. K. Brown, in Two Volumes.

By: (JEAN FRANCOIS LOUIS CLERMONT-CREVEŒUR).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ; Providence, RI, Princeton University Press; Brown University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 8924

ISBN: 0691046107

Condition: Good condition in Good dj, in Mylar Wrapper


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with the usual treatments including bookplate; hand or perforation stamps on title page. Volume I, The Journals; 351 pp.; Volume II, The Itineraries, Maps, and Views; 362 pp., incl. index.; including 125 maps in full color reproduced in facsimile from Berthier and other French officers. 4to; cloth in dust jackets. View more info

Image for The Portfolio. View of St. Bride's Church, and the Ruins Caused by the Recent Fires in Fleet Street.  No. XCVIII [or No. 113 of Vol. IV]; Saturday, Dec. 11, 1824.

The Portfolio. View of St. Bride's Church, and the Ruins Caused by the Recent Fires in Fleet Street. No. XCVIII [or No. 113 of Vol. IV]; Saturday, Dec. 11, 1824.

By: (JOURNAL).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Charlton Wright.: 1824

Seller ID: 8971

Condition: Good Condition


(15 pp.) from continuous p. 209-224; 8vo; cover illustration. Perfect bound into later blud card covers with owner's cover label in pen, View of St. Bride's Church. Cover and text, occassional light foxing. View more info

Image for Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais.  (Mrs. Leicester's School)

Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais. (Mrs. Leicester's School)

By: (LAMB, CHARLES AND MARY).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, P. C. Lehuby: 1837

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 8987

Condition: Very Good condition


285 pp.; 16mo; double titles with engraved title and frontis as II edition, followed by title page and dated imprint, 5th edition. Bound in quarter brown calf, and marbled paper over boards; spine lettered and decorated in gilt; illustrated with three of four full page engravings in the text, missing plate at p.181. Spot to bottom edge causing corresponding small spot or foxing to very bottom edge pps. 165-225, otherwise light wear and a clean copy. Text in French. View more info

Image for Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais.  (Mrs. Leicester's School)

Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais. (Mrs. Leicester's School)

By: (LAMB, CHARLES AND MARY).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, P. C. Lehuby: 1837

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 8988

Condition: Very Good condition


285 pp.; 16mo; double titles with engraved title and frontis as II edition, followed by title page and dated imprint, 5th edition. Bound in full brown marbled calf; spine lettered and decorated in gilt; red leather spine label; all edges marbled; marbled endpapers & pastedowns; illustrated with four full page engravings in the text. Moderate rubbing at edges; some foxing to pages facing the last two plates. Text in French.Translation of the Lamb's, Mrs. Leiceste... View more info

Image for A Lady's Visit to California, 1853.

A Lady's Visit to California, 1853.

By: (PFEIFFER, IDA).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oakland, Biobooks: 1950

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8847

Condition: Fine condition


500 copies printed by Harold Seeger and Albert Sperisen at The Black Vine Press. 73 pp.; 8vo; beige cloth lettered & decorated in red.Pfeiffer was born in Vienna, 1797, reaching her 56th birthday while traveling in California. A fearless explorer, she wrote Second Journey Around the World in 1856, from which this text is the first California printing. Biobook number 23. View more info

Image for The Recipe Book of M. H. S.

The Recipe Book of M. H. S.

By: (STEESE, MAUD HEATON).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Edmond Byrne Hackett, The Brick Row Book Shop: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9002

Condition: Fine condition


150 pp., including 143-150 blank for notes; 8vo; purple cloth; paper cover and spine labels. In original publisher's plain glassine wrap, chipped at bottom edge.Based on the author's "The Queen of Hearts' Recipe Book", published in 1932, with changes and over 90 added recipes. From the forward: "Like my former book, this is not a complete cook-book, but only a compilation of recipes which I have accumulated from various sources. Some have been given t... View more info

Image for Anthony Adverse.

Anthony Adverse.

By: ALLEN, HERVEY.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Farrar and Rinehart: 1933

Seller ID: 8884

Condition: Very Good condition


Has many first edition points, with publisher's monogram on copyright; numerous typographical errors including Xaxier for Xavier p.352; ship for shop p.1086; found repeated p. 397. One volume edition printed on thin paper stock; 8vo; bound in half green leather and marbled paper over boards; two red leather spine panels; spine lettered & decorated in gilt. Green paper pastedowns and endpapers; verso of front endpaper with small label lower edge near hinge: "Viggo Nie... View more info

Image for [Two Items] On the "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea.  With the statements of Commander U. Cagni upon the sledge expedition to 86 °34' North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli upon his return to the Bay of Teplitz ; translated by William le Queux. [Together With] Alfred H. Harrison's, In Search of a Polar Continent, 1905-1907.

[Two Items] On the "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea. With the statements of Commander U. Cagni upon the sledge expedition to 86 °34' North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli upon his return to the Bay of Teplitz ; translated by William le Queux. [Together With] Alfred H. Harrison's, In Search of a Polar Continent, 1905-1907.

By: AMEDEO OF SAVOY, LUIGI; ALFRED H. HARRISON.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson; Edward Arnold: 1903; 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8915

Condition: Fair or better condition.


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with the usual treatments including bookplates; hand or perforation stamps on title pages; Polar Star with perforation stamps at corner of images on plates with engravings, the other plates, two folding panoramas; two folding maps in rear pocket; maps in the text are not stamped and all in very nice shape save for a pinhole at fold juncture of the Franz Josef Archipelago map. 702 & 292 pp.; sm 4to & 8vo; both profusely illustrated with ph... View more info

Image for The Old Sea Captain.

The Old Sea Captain.

By: ANON.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: no date (c.1842)

Seller ID: 8976

Condition: Very Good condition


xii, 324 pp.; 24mo; pebbled, ribbon-embossed brown cloth; spine lettered and decorated in gilt, vignette of ship in gilt front cover; all edges gilt; endpapers on coated yellow stock. Vignette illustrations from engravings throughout. Embossed blindstamp of S. Benson, Worcester on top leading corner tip front endpaper. Label for Baxter, Binder, Close / 49 Bartholemew EW on lower inside edge of rear pastedown. Brown toning to parts of pages 5-11, otherwise clean and tight... View more info

Image for L'Histoire de Madame La Marquise de Pompadour.  Traduite de L'Anglois. Premiere & Seconed Partie (in one volume).

L'Histoire de Madame La Marquise de Pompadour. Traduite de L'Anglois. Premiere & Seconed Partie (in one volume).

By: ANON. (MARIANNE-AGNE`S PILLEMENT, DAME DE FAUQUES).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Londres, S. Hooper: 1759

Seller ID: 8977

Condition: Very Good condition


189 pp.; 12mo; brown half-leather and paper over boards; leather spine label; four raised bands. Moderate wear to cover; small ownership label front pastedown of Albert Hooper; bottom 1" of front endpaper clipped out; small owner's name in pen on title page; old adhesive toning to endpapers and pastedowns at corners; occassional light foxing, with light, even toning to text pages. Text in French."Martin, Mylne and Frautschi, Bibliographie du genre romanes... View more info

Image for Angotiana, ou suite Des Calenbourgs comme s'il en pleuvoit, contenant les amours du Per-Vertisseur, et l'histoire du fameux Lagalisse; sa naissance, sa vie et sa mort, en 50 couplets.

Angotiana, ou suite Des Calenbourgs comme s'il en pleuvoit, contenant les amours du Per-Vertisseur, et l'histoire du fameux Lagalisse; sa naissance, sa vie et sa mort, en 50 couplets.

By: ARMAND-HENRI RAGUENEAU DE LA CHAINAYE.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Barba: 1801

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 8999

Condition: Good Condition


144 pp., hand-colored portrait frontis; 24mo; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Moderate soil, wear to corners; cloth seemed to have bubbled in a few small spots on the spine; tape mend to closed tear text page 49 (1.5"); light foxing to title and most text pages from light to fairly pronounced, mainly at margins. Small foil bookplate front pastedown of Albert Hooper. Text in French.A gathering of poetic epigrams involving puns, anecdotes, jokes, etc. The pa... View more info

Image for The Thames, from its Rise to the Nore.  Illustrated with nearly four hundred engravings in the text, and, sixteen etchings or steel plates. In Two Volumes.

The Thames, from its Rise to the Nore. Illustrated with nearly four hundred engravings in the text, and, sixteen etchings or steel plates. In Two Volumes.

By: ARMSTRONG, WALTER, M. A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, J. S. Virtue & Co.: no date (c. 1906)

Seller ID: 8937

Condition: Good Condition


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with the usual treatments including bookplate; hand or perforation stamps on title page. Not stamps or marks on engraved half-title or plates. 2 vols.; both iv, 176 pp.; 4to; olive green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black; all edges gilt.; illustrations throughout; maps. Moderate rubbing to beviled edges & corner tips. Aside from faint white library call numbers on lower spine, very bright covers, text & plates overall very cl... View more info

Image for Gold and Sunshine, Reminiscences of Early California.

Gold and Sunshine, Reminiscences of Early California.

By: AYERS, COLONEL JAMES J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press: (1922)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8836

Condition: Very Good condition


375 pp., port. frontis, includes index, bibliography; 8vo; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt; pictorial endpapers; illustrated with 15 plates reproducing historical scenes and buildings. Spine gilt dull; minor erasure scuff top leading corner front endpaper.James Joseph Ayers (1830-1897), born in Glasgow, Scotland and migrated to America with his parents the following year. He was raised in New York and/or New Jersey being trained as a printer at the case, even... View more info

Image for Declaration of Independence Desk, Relic of a Revolution.

Declaration of Independence Desk, Relic of a Revolution.

By: BEDINI, SILVIO A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1981

Seller ID: 8893

ISBN: 0874742412

Condition: Fine condition


112 pp., incl. notes, appendices, index; 8vo; illustrated wrappers; illustrations throughout. View more info