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Publisher: London:, George G. Harrap & Co.,, 1936.
Edition: First (British) Printing of this Edition
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
By: Barr, Amelia E.
Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead & Company,, 1902.
Edition: First Edition - First Printing (October 1902).
Bound in green cloth with a symmetrical decorated cover in pale blue and gold with a formalized floral framing a gilt oval panel with the title against a background of gold. Lettering in pale blue. The spine design repeats the floral pattern of the front cover.Bindings firm with a hint of a shelf lean. Text clean with light even toning. Minor offsetting associated with illustrations. Light shelf wear. Color frontispiece and several other b/w illustrations by An... View more info
Publisher: New York, Garden City Publishing, 1934
Edition: De Luxe Edition.
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
Publisher: New York:, Scribner / Welford/Armstrong., 1875.
Edition: First American Edition.
A seldom seen title, rarely in this nice of condition.Contents: The Dargle, Glendalough, The Lakes of Killarney & Glengarrif. Thomas Charles Leeson Rowbotham (1823 Dublin - 30 June 1875 ), Irish watercolour landscape and marine artist and lithographer, was the son of the watercolour artist, Thomas Leeson Scrase Rowbotham (1783–1853). He was trained by his father and first did serious work in 1847 on a sketching trip to Wales. His work was ... View more info
Publisher: USA:, The American Art Union,, 1848.
Edition: 1st Edition.
Quarter leather over black cloth boards. Both issues have been bound together. Ex-Library with minimal markings. Front board reattached with cloth library tape. Spine backstrap cracked and loosening. Corners bumped and rubbed.Oblong 12 ¼ inches tall and 15 ¼ inches long.Rip Van Winkle: 11 pages of Introduction/text. 6 plates. & Sleepy Hollow: 16 pages of Introduction/text and 6 plates. 1st set of plates are heavily foxed. Top Corners of two plates missi... View more info
Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905
Edition: First Edition - First Printing.
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
Publisher: London:, Bickers and Son,, 1880
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
By: Harte, Bret
Publisher: Camden, NJ, Haddon Craftsmen,, 1941
Edition: First edition thus. One of 1250 copies.
Laid-in is Christmas card from publisher C. H. Wilhelm.Tan Burlap covered boards red paste-on title center front board. On laid-paper, top edge stained red others deckled; Wear with loss to corners. Text clean hint of toning. Bindings tight and square With introductory note by Richard Ellis. . 4to. pp. 2 p.l., 27, . View more info
Publisher: London:, E. Moxon, Son, & Company,, [n.d. c1880]
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
By: Hugo, Victor
Publisher: Roslyn, New York:, Blacks' Reader Service,, 1943.<br>
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
Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana:, Bobbs Merrill Company,, 1903.
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
Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana:, The Bowen-Merrill Company,, 1902.
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
By: Rouse, Lydia L
Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Baptist Publication Society., 1890
Edition: First Edition
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
Publisher: Philadelphia:, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Company, 1881., 1881.
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 care... View more info
Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin,, 1925.
The Duenna was the third comedy by Sheridan performed at Covent Garden in 1775, preceded by The Rivals and St. Patrick's Day. With music by his father-in-law and brother-in-law, the Thomases Linley, the "comic opera The Duenna was represented at Covent Garden on 21 Nov. 1775 and on seventy-four other nights during the season, a success which was then unprecedented". Introduction by Nigel Playfair and illustrated by George Sheringham with the designs for costumes ... View more info