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THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME FROM THE FOUNDING OF THE CITY TO TEH END OF THE COMMONWEALTH

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Evans and Co: N.D.

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 3502


Original green cloth with emblematic designs. Front hinge broken, AEG; Book plate ans booksellers notes front pastedown ; 10 colored steel engravings; one sprung signature..Worn at head and heel of spine. ; Steel engraving; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

MAGGIE A GIRL OF THE STREETS

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Newland Press: N.D.

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 3949


#58/100 copies, green cloth; original etching signed by Bernard Sanders; several "unopened" pages have been opened roughly; spine darkened; blind impression on verso of rear ffe; short notations in pencil on front paste-down by previous bookseller. ; Etchings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 111 pages; Signed by Illustrator View more info

THE BATTLE OF LIFE. A LOVE STORY

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury & Evans: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3492


Red cloth, gilt devise on front board; gilt titles on spine; 2 pages of ads at rear; wood engraved frontis and wood engraved text illustrations by J. Thompson, T. Williams, W. T. Green, and Dalziel Brothers after the designs of D. Maclise, J. Dole, R. Leech, and C. Stanfield. AEG. Bear and forbear bookplate on front paste down. First Edtion Forth State. Enclosed in homemade paper case. 1inch wrinkle in cloth at gilt devise front board; wear to head and heel of spine. ; B... View more info

Being Six Stories of the Mississippi Valley by Hamlin Garland W/intro by W. D. Howells and Decorations by H. T. Carpenter; MAIN TRAVELLED ROADS

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago, Stone and Kimball: 1894

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 3950


Former owner's signature ffe; bound in green cloth stamped with gilt design of corn stalks; top edge gilt; uncut. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 251 pages View more info

DIGTERVERKER

By: Ibsen, Henrick

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Copenhagen Denmark, Kristiania Gyldendalske Bokhandel: 1922

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 3338


6 volumes 3/4 green leather and marbeled boards. Light shelfwear and some margenalia. Paper lightly tanned.. Nice set. Extra postage required. ; 8vo View more info

THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

By: Poe, Edgar

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Narcisse: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3466


In glassine wraps limited to 300 copies of which this is # 195; Done for Harry and Caresse Crosby's Editions Narcisse in Paris ; 5 Illustrations are tipped in on silver paper. A long introduction by Symons. Glassine wrap is complete except for loss to head and heel of spine. 2 1/2 " crack at bottom of spine but not pulling apart ; 2 penciled numbers , one inside front cover and one on front endpaper. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 50 pages View more info

TAMERLANE AND OTHER POEMS

By: Poe, Edgar Allen

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Ulysses Bookshop: 1931

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 3940


Facsimile reprint of the 1st ed. , of Edgar Allen Poe's first book. Former booksellers light penciled 3 line notations back of numbered envelope. Otherwise in vg condition. #161/188, very light soiling to enevelope, includes 6 pg. Stapled format bio. And description of Tamerlane from J. Schwartz, Ulysses Bookshop 20 Bury Street London, W. C. (March 23, 1931) ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 40 pages View more info

THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO

By: Richard Aldington

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: N.D.

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 4639


Boxed two volume set, signed by Rockwell Kent, limited to 1,500 copies. This is copy 973. Box is worn, but still presentable. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 562 pages; Signed by Illustrator View more info

THE ABBOT BY THE AUTHOR OF " WAVERLY " IN THREE VOLUMES

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3468


First edition with the half-titles and the blank leaf following the ads in volume 3. Green cloth soiled and worn with leather titles. Bookplate of "James Thompson Ironmonger" in all 3 volumes at front pastedown. What I first thought to be moisture damage seems to be consistant in all 3 volumes affecting just the pastedowns, front and back and the free endpapers, front and back. Rather it is probably the binders glue. Notations in pencil on front pastedown of 1st ... View more info

Collected and Arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham; TALES OF MY LANDLORD , SECOND SERIES

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Company: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3473


4 volumes marbled boards and endpapers , leather , paneled spine with gilt titles and gilt devises in panels and leather corners. Much shelf wear to top and bottom edges and edges of spine. Volume 3 front board mostly detached. Volume 4 has a gouge to foredge which affects at least half of the page edges. Interior lightly foxed thoughout. Covers rubbed heavily on all 4 volumes. Booksellers notations on back of fly volume 1.; Vol. 4 VOL; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info