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The Beginnings of New England or the Puritan Theocracy in its Relations to civil and Religious Liberty

By: FISKE, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1898

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 28706

Condition: Near Fine


Extensively illustrated in black and white, small fold-out coloured map. An enormousely attractive copy half-bound in red calf, marbled boards and endpapers, TEG.Six spine compartments with gilt titling or decorations in each compartment. Very minor scuffing to the spine joints, overall a bright and very handsome book. View more info

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An Essay on the Improvement of Time: and Other Literary Remains

By: Foster, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Jackson, Walford and Hodder: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23703

Condition: VG


With a preface by John Sheppard, Edited by J E Ryland. Published 20 years after the author's death although apparently one of his earliest works. Bound in full calf with gilt ruling on the boards, six decorated spine compartments, leather spine label. Marbled endpapers and edges. Edgeworn, scuffed, a very handsome book. View more info

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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell With a critiical preface by William Michael Rossetti

By: Lowell, James Russell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: nd

Seller ID: 29183

Condition: VG


Frontis and occasional black and white plates.An exceptionally handsome copy bound in half-calf, marbled boards and endpapers. Six elaborately decorated compartments with black spine label in one. Overall light wear with a scrape to the front board. Foxing on frontis and title page. Gift inscription dated 1920 View more info

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The Makers of Florence : Dante Giotto Savonarola and Their City

By: Mrs. Oliphant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1885

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 23311

Condition: VG


Illustrations in black and white from drawings by Professor Delamotte. Handsomely bound in full brown calf, gilt ruling on boards, six decorated spine compartments. Marbled endpapers and edges. Owner's name and date, overall light wear. A very handsome little book. View more info

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Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel - 2 Volumes

By: Rabelais, Francis (ill Louis Chalon)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Bullen: 1892

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 30068

Condition: VG


This is number 58 of only 210 copies printed on Japanese Vellum for England and America. Translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart, Introduction by Anatole de Montaiglon. Portrait frontis and nine other plates in gravure in volume 1, seven plates in gravure in volume 2. Bound in original cream gilt titled and decorated cloth, ribbon bookmarks. Some wear to the corners, covers are extensively spotted, particularly on the spines, otherwise very light wear with contents in excelle... View more info

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The Library Edition of the Waverley Novels - 20 Volumes

By: SCOTT, SIR WALTER

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black: 1876

Seller ID: 32086

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. 1: Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since; Vol. 2: Guy Mannering or The Astrologer; Vol. 3: The Antiquary; Vol. 4: Rob Roy; Vol. 5: Old Mortality; Vol. 6: The Black Dwarf / A Legend of Montrose; Vol. 7: The Heart of Midlothian; Vol 8: The Bride of Lammermoor; Vol. 9: Ivanhoe; Vol. 10: The Monastery; Vol. 10: The Abbot; Vol. 11: Kenilworth; Vol. 12: The Pirate; Vol. 14: The Fortunes of Nigel; Vol. 15: Peveril of the Peak; Vol. 16: Quentin Durward; Vol. 17: St. Ronan`s Wel... View more info

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Quentin Durward

By: Scott, SIR WALTER (Various Illustrators)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Robert Cadell and Houston & Stoneman: 1845

Edition: Abbotsford Edition

Seller ID: 30099

Condition: VG


Published in Edinburgh by Cadell and in London by Houston. Listed as Volume 8 of the Waverley Novels on the engraved title page, volume 15 on the spine. Illustrated with five guarded steel engravings of architectural and scenic views including two a portrait of Louis XL. Also illustrated with 80 vignette wood engravings. Almost all engravings of both types are credited to both the artist and the engraver. Handsomely bound by Dawson Brothers of Montreal in green gi... View more info

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The Fortunes of Nigel

By: Scott, SIR WALTER (Various Illustrators)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Robert Cadell and Houston & Stoneman: 1845

Edition: Abbotsford Edition

Seller ID: 30096

Condition: VG


Published in Edinburgh by Cadell and in London by Houston. Listed as Volume 7 of the Waverley Novels on the engraved title page, volume 13 on the spine. Illustrated with five guarded steel engravings of architectural and scenic views, including a portrait frontis of James I. Also illustrated with 84 vignette wood engravings. Almost all engravings of both types are credited to both the artist and the engraver. Handsomely bound by Dawson Brothers of Montreal in green... View more info

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Woodstock or The Cavalier : A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Forty-One

By: Scott, SIR WALTER (Various Illustrators)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Robert Cadell and Houston & Stoneman: 1846

Edition: Abbotsford Edition

Seller ID: 30093

Condition: VG


Published in Edinburgh by Cadell and in London by Houston. Listed as Volume 10 of the Waverley Novels on the engraved title page, volume 19 on the spine. Illustrated with six guarded steel engravings including a portrait frontis of Scott, a portrait of Oliver Cromwell, and various architectural and scenic views. Also illustrated with 85 vignette wood engravings. Almost all engravings of both types are credited to both the artist and the engraver. Handsomely bound by ... View more info

Image for Smollett's Novels -  Inc  Adventures of Roderick Random, Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, (2 vols), Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom, Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves & The History and Adventures of an Atom: And the Expedition of Humphry Clinker

Smollett's Novels - Inc Adventures of Roderick Random, Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, (2 vols), Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom, Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves & The History and Adventures of an Atom: And the Expedition of Humphry Clinker

By: Smollett, Tobias

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: nd

Seller ID: 23495

Condition: Near Fine


Six volumes all very handsomely bound in half brown morocco over brown boards. Six spine compartments, two with the title and author in gilt, the others decorated in a gilt floral pattern. AEG Gilt is bright and unworn, as are the books in general. A very handsome set indeed. View more info

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Famous People and Famous Places

By: UNCREDITED

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: no date

Seller ID: 31538

Condition: Fine


Divided into Famous Frienships, Romantic Tales of Royal Palaces and Notable Women and Their Deeds. A lovely example of a Victorian decorated binding in exceptitonal, bright condition. Bound in orange cloth decorated in black and gilt, AEG. Prize certificate dated 1894. Small red stains near the bottom of the spine otherwise fine. View more info

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A Description of the Villa at Strawberry-Hill ; A Facsimile of the copy extra-illustrated for Charles Bedford in the collection of Lord Waldegrave of North Hill

By: Walpole, Horace (ed Nicolas Barker)

Price: $365.00

Publisher: London, Roxburghe Club: 2010

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 31898

ISBN: 0950821942

Condition: Fine


The Roxburghe Club was founded in 1812 and is the oldest society of bibliophiles in the world. It is limited to 40 members. Each member must publish a book for the other members during their term, normally not more than 42 copies. It may also be printed in an edition of not more than 300 copies for sale to the general public. This volume was produced by Lord Waldegrave of North Hill in an edition of 200 copies and is bound in the Roxburghe style of quarter gilt titled m... View more info