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Image for <b>The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.  </b><br>[Sherlock Holmes]

The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.
[Sherlock Holmes]

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1897.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008403


An important early American parody of Sherlock Holmes parodies and the first printed in the USA. The author dedicated the book to A. Conan Doyle. Tan cloth covered boards, titles stamped in black and gilt. Four color pictorial front decoration. Bindings firm. Text clean; lightly toned. Light shelf handling. Spine darkened. some minor soil to front and rear boards. 12mo; 6.75 inches tall. vii, 204 + [4] pp. publisher’s adverts. View more info

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Peer Gynt.[Arthur Rackham - Illustrations]

By: Ibsen, Henrik
From the translation of R. Farquharson Sharp.

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London:, George G. Harrap & Co.,: 1936.

Edition: First (British) Printing of this Edition

Seller ID: 001538

Condition: 10 inches tall. 256 pages. <BR>


Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting trolls. Illustrated with 12 coloured plates with titled tissue-guards and 38 line drawings by Arthur Rackham.Arthur Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators... View more info

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The Devil's Pi

By: Cantor, Eli

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Composing Room, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 010120

Condition: New


Amusing story of how the Devil is behind all the problems in a printer's shop, from proof reading to spilled ink. Issued as a Christmas greeting from the Composing Room. Fine. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Issued onion skin wrapper has toned which was only meant to protect until received. View more info

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Canterbury Tales
[Rockwell Kent - Illustrations]

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Garden City Publishing: 1934

Edition: De Luxe Edition.

Seller ID: 009700

Condition: Near Fine


De Luxe Edition. Translation of J. U. Nicolson. Introduction by Gordon Hall Gerould. Text richly illustrated with pen, brush, and ink drawings by Rockwell Kent, full page and vignettes. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 627 pages. A collection of short stories told by a group of thirty-odd English pilgrims who are making the sixty mile, four day trip from Southwark, a suburb of London, to the shrine of St. Thomas Becket at Canterbury. Geoffrey Chaucer ( 13... View more info

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Fairy Frolics

By: Comstock, Enos B.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Chicago and New York, Rand, McNally & Company Publishers: 1913

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010202

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. 64 unnumbered pages color frontispiece, illustrations by Frances Bassett Comstock, 5 color plates 26 cm. tall. Illustrations in the Art Nouveau style in both color and black & white. Each page with an illustration. Publisher's forest-green cloth titles stamped with full-color bordered paste-on fairy scene. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Inscription in top verso [rear] of front free... View more info

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Rebecca Mary

By: Donnell, Annie Hamilton Donnell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 002754

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Full color paste-on front illustration. Bindings square and tight, Text clean and bright. Previous owner's gift inscription on second blank page. 7.5 inches tall. 193 pages. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield A Tale.

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Bickers and Son,: 1880

Seller ID: 005423


A novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith. It was written from 1761 to 1762 and published in 1766. It was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. Brown cloth covered boards. Beveled edges, Gold gilt and embossed designs on cover and spine. All edges gilt. Wear to corners. Spine tips pushed with rubbing. Minor area of discoloration lower rear bottom corner. Rear hinge starting. The illus... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans.

By: Hemans, Mrs. Felicia; Edited with a Critical Memoir by William Michael Rossetti.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, E. Moxon, Son, & Company,: [n.d. c1880]

Seller ID: 005569


Green decorated cloth boards. All edges gilt. Bindings square and tight; though front hinge starting. Minimal shelf handling. Illustrated with a few plates, chapter headers. Text clean; Mild toning, Previous owner’s name on front free endpage. 7.25 inches tall. 595 pages with publisher advertisements. View more info

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... The Works of Victor Hugo: One Volume Edition

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Roslyn, New York:, Blacks' Reader Service,: 1943.<br>

Seller ID: 007216


Beige leatherette binding with spine decoration, titles in gilt, top edge gilt. Decorated endpapers. Red silk ribbon marker. 623 pp. in double-column format. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Pogo: The Complete Daily & Sunday Comic Strips, Vol. 1: Through the Wild Blue Wonder (v. 1)

By: Kelly, Walt

Price: $65.00

Publisher: China, Fantagraphics: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009201

ISBN: 1560978694

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"The congenial Pogo Possum and his swampland friends... spring to life in this collection of daily and Sunday comics, filled with Kelly's characteristic wordplay. One hopes this will introduce a new generation to this comic, satiric masterwork." - The Globe and Mail. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Magic of the Circus
[pop-up book]

By: Kubasta, V. [Vojtech]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Derrydale Books / Distributed by Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: First US Editiion

Seller ID: 009564

ISBN: 051748305X

Condition: Very Good


Originally published in Czechoslovakia. Vojtech Kubasta was born in Vienna. His family moved to Prague when he was four years old and he lived there his entire life. He demonstrated his artistic talent at the age of four. He had a great desire to become an artist. His father, however, had different goals for his son. He wanted him to study law. Nevertheless, the young Vojtech persisted with his aspiration to become an artist and, eventually, his father agr... View more info

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The Courtship of Miles Standish

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana:, Bobbs Merrill Company,: 1903.

Seller ID: 009258

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's brown cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles to spine and front; bindings square a bit shaken; some shelf rubbing to lower edge; tissue guarded frontispiece plus 41 additional illustrations; several of full color and many full page. View more info

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Don Quixote
[Illustrated by Salvador Dali:]

By: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, (1547-1616) ; Translation by Peter Motteux

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, The Illustrated Modern Library [Random House]: 1946

Seller ID: 009751

Condition: Very Good


Miguel de Cervantes, in full Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, (1547 - 1616, Madrid), Spanish novelist, playwright, and poet, the creator of Don Quixote and the most important and celebrated figure in Spanish literature. His novel Don Quixote has been translated, in full or in part, into more than 60 languages. --- REF: Toledano. Early edition. Illustrated by Salvador Dali: Ten double-page color plates plus numerous b/w drawings. Acetate dust jacket. View more info

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Black Magic

By: Morand, Paul; Translated from the French by Hamish Miles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009890

Condition: Good


Aaron Douglas. the book's illustrator, (1899 - 1979) was an American painter, illustrator and visual arts educator. He was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. He developed his art career painting murals and creating illustrations that addressed social issues around race and segregation in the United States by utilizing African-centric imagery. [wiki] Paul Morand (1888 - 1976) was a French author whose short stories and novellas were lauded for their ... View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Omar Khayyam ; Translated by Edward Fitzgerald

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.: 1937

Seller ID: 009807

Condition: Fine


Publisher's cloth with decorated with ornate floral motif to front and spine. Title in gilt in red box. No flaws to book. Top edge deep red. Slip case minor shelf wear, Contains the First, Second, Third and Fifth Editions of the translation, as well as Fitzgerald's Biographical Preface and his brief biography of Omar Khayyam.Deluxe Edition in Slipcase. Illustrated Edmund Dulac. Twelve full-page, full-color plates. Slipcase 10 inches tall. A collection of poems att... View more info

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An Old Sweetheart of Mine.

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana:, The Bowen-Merrill Company,: 1902.

Seller ID: 000335


Maroon ribbed cloth covered boards; stamped spine titles and decorations; Front covers stamped titles in gilt, decorations and pasted-down portrait by Christy. 19 illustration in two color. All pages decorated by Virginia Keep. Book edges have light wear more so to corners. Signatures loosened but no detachment; A handsome example of Victorian verse and book decorating. Press of Braunworth & Company, Bookbinders and Printers, Brooklyn, New York. View more info

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The Parting at the Burnside.

By: Rouse, Lydia L

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Baptist Publication Society.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005615


Red-brown cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt titles decoration in black. Color title page & customary title page. Minimal handling wear. Bindings square and very firm. Text clean, no ownership markings. Light foxing associated with plates. The author wrote late 19th century religious and moral tales some for the juvenile audience. This title was not located on OCLC or elsewhere. This is surprising as this book is well made. The story is a “romance” with heavy m... View more info

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The Waverly Novels: Count Robert of Paris.

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Company, 1881.: 1881.

Seller ID: 003777


Tissue-guarded frontispiece and several plates. Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and blind-stamped boarders. Bindings square and very tight. Light shelf wear and handling. Text clean, though toned. Small separation lower gutter title-page at tissue-guard. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (1771 - 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet.Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career i... View more info

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A Tour Through the Pyrenees
[Spain - France]

By: Taine, Hippolyte Adolphe ; Translated by J. Safford Fiske

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1875

Seller ID: 010193

Condition: Very Good


An account of Taine's travels in the Pyrenees, along the coast, the Vally of Ossau, the Valley of Luz, Bagneres, and Luchon. Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (1828 - 1893) was a French critic and historian and was the chief theoretical influence of French naturalism. [wiki]Publisher's green cloth with stamped gilt decorations and titles.8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 24.5 cm; 523 pages. Lavishly illustrated. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, even toning to the cle... View more info

Image for ...<b>Enoch Arden and Other Poems</b>

...Enoch Arden and Other Poems

By: TENNYSON, Alfred Lord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston:, Ticknor and Company,: 1865.

Seller ID: 003776


Green pebbled leather with stamped gilt titles and decoration. All edges gilt. Bindings firm, though one plate seems to have been reinserted. Light handling wear. Tissue-guarded illustrations throughout. 7.75 inches tall, 78 pages. Born on August 6, 1809, in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, Alfred Tennyson is one of the most well-loved Victorian poets and by the mid-19th century had come to occupy a position similar to that of Alexander Pope in the 18th. Tennyson wa... View more info