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Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1917.<br>
Edition: Later edition. <br>
Margaret Armstrong was among a number of important woman cover designers, beginning her work in the late 1880s. She began her career at A.C. McClurg and then went on to other publishers, primarily Scribner’s, for whom she designed half of her total output of about 270 books. She also specialized in designing many of the works of a few authors including Myrtle Reed, Henry Van Dyke, Paul Bourget, and Paul Laurence Dunbar.Top edge gilt. Tissue-Guarded color frontis... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Dodd Mead and Company,, 1900.<br>
Edition: Later printing. <br>
Hamilton Wright Mabie, was an American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer. A very handsome edition, with each page having a decorated border around the text. A well-made late Victorian decorated book of sentimental prose. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear; spine tips rubbed. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. View more info
By: Hubbard, Elbert.
Publisher: East Aurora, New York:, The Roycrofters,, 1910.
Parnell; Vol. 26 No, 6; Number 1; January 1910 George Eliot; Vol. 26; No. 3; March 1910 John Ruskin; Vol. 26; No. 5. May 1910 All in stiff paper boards with Yapp edges. Moderate handling, bindings firm, Text has toned. Beautiful Arts and Crafts style decorations with David Hunter designs. View more info
By: Hubbard. Elbert.
Publisher: East Aurora, New York:, Roycrofters,, 1908.
All in stiff paper boards with extended edges. Moderate handling, bindings firm, Text has toned. Beautiful Arts and Crafts style decorations with decorated first letters designs. View more info
Publisher: New York:, Hurd and Houghton at the Riverside Press,, 1869.<br>
Edition: Early Edition, Second printing.<br>
Text and drawings of American illustrator's trip to England and the Continent undertaken in 1867-68. Green pebbled morocco leather covered beveled boards, stamped titles and spine decoration in gilt, decoration in circle of travelers in stamped gilt on front. All edges gilt.Bindings square and tight; Light wear. A stripe of bio-predation across front. Three previous ownership marks: bookplate front paste-down; cursive inked name on front free end... 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: 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
Publisher: London:, Whittaker and Co,, 1883.
Hesiod a Greek poet generally thought by scholars to have been active between 750 and 650 BC, around the same time as Homer. He is generally regarded as the first written poet in the Western tradition to regard himself as an individual persona with an active role to play in his subject. Modern scholars refer to him as a major source on Greek mythology, farming techniques, early economic thought, archaic Greek astronomy and ancient time-keeping. View more info
By: Lever, Charles
Publisher: Edinburgh and London:, William Blackwood,, 1864-65.
Edition: Three volumes. All First Edition.
Essays written in the character of "Cornelius O'Dowd" and published anonymously. Charles James Lever (1806 – 1872) was an Irish novelist.Trollope praised Lever's novels highly when he said that they were just like his conversation. He was a born raconteur, and had in perfection that easy flow of light description which without tedium or hurry leads up to the point of the good stories of which in earlier days his supply seemed inexhaustible. With little respect f... View more info
Publisher: London:, T. Fisher Unwin,, 1892.<br>
Edition: Limited Edition of 100.
"This is a copy of the fine edition, printed on hand-made paper, and containing an original illustration by the author, tipped in inside front cover. The edition is limited to 100 copies" Charles Godfrey Leland (1824 –1903) was an American humorist, writer, and folklorist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Princeton University and in Europe.Leland worked in journalism, traveled extensively, and became interested in folklore... View more info
Publisher: New York and London:, G. P. Putnam’s Sons,, 1903.
Edition: Early Printing.
Decorative cloth boards with beautiful Art Deco blind stamped and stamped gilt design. Top edge gilt. Others deckled [ragged]. Light shelf handing. Minor hand soil. Text clean and bright. Printed on Laid-paper. No ownership marks. iv -165 pages; 8.25 inches tall. A lovely example of late 19th century sentimentally and bindings. 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