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Image for ---<b>Rebecca Mary</b>

---Rebecca Mary

By: Donnell, Annie Hamilton Donnell

Price: $30.00

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

Image for ...<b>  History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. [Three Volumes complete.]</b><br>

... History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. [Three Volumes complete.]

By: [16th Century - Spain] Prescott, William H.

Price: $85.00

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


New and Revised Edition, with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions., edited by John Foster Kirk.Polished leather with gilt spine titles; all edges gilt; each with a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, spine light sun-fading. Volume 3 has an ink tide mark on lower edge that does not affect text. [Published in a series of 14 volumes with no reference to each other.]Philip II of Spa... View more info

Image for ...<b>  Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness. </b><br>

... Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness.

By: [Margaret Armstrong-designed binding] Van Dyke, Henry,

Price: $3.00

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

Image for ...<b>  The Works of Henrik Ibsen: One Volume Edition</b><br>

... The Works of Henrik Ibsen: One Volume Edition

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Roslyn, New York:, Blacks' Reader Service,, [No Date: circa 1930]<br>


Beige leatherette binding with spine decoration, titles in gilt, top edge gilt. Decorated endpapers. Red silk ribbon marker. 595 pp. in double-column format. No Flaws or Blemishes but small ink spot and bump on front; Still Gift Quality. Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. View more info

Image for ...<b> A Little Legacy & Other Stories </b><br>

... A Little Legacy & Other Stories

By: [Violet Oakley] Walford, Mrs. L. B.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago and New York:, Herbert S. Stone and Company,, 1899.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing. American.<br>


Collection of short fiction by this popular Scottish author.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owners' name and a previous book-sellers's notes on front free endpage. Top edge gilt. View more info

Image for ...<b> A Second Treasury of Kahil Gibran </b><br>

... A Second Treasury of Kahil Gibran

By: Gibran, Kahil; Translation of Anthony R. Ferris

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, The Citadel Press,, 1962.<br>

Edition: Book Club Edition.<br>


Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Light shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moder... View more info

Image for ...<b> Autobiography and Personal Recollections of John B. Gough </b><br>

... Autobiography and Personal Recollections of John B. Gough

By: Gough, John B.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Springfield, Mass:, Bill, Nichols & Company,, 1869.<br>

Edition: First Edition, thus.<br>


After nearly killing himself with drink, Gough became a much in demand speaker on the subject of Temperance. Gough delivered some 9,600 lectures to more than nine million people in America, Canada, England, Scotland, and Ireland. At his death in 1886, the New York Times wrote that he "was probably better known in this country and in Great Britain than any other public speaker." Bindings tight and square. Text clean and bright. Moderate handling wear. Brown blind-s... View more info

Image for ...<b> Historical Characters of The Reign of Queen Anne </b><br>

... Historical Characters of The Reign of Queen Anne

By: Oliphant, Mrs. M. O. W.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,, 1894.<br>


Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural". This work is biographical and historical.Includes chapters on Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, Joseph Addison as well as Queen Anne.Red cloth covered boards with intricate stamped gilt designs on front, rear and spine. The spine has mild sun-fading. Bi... View more info

Image for ...<b> History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI; Till His Accession to the Crown of England; With a Review of the Scottish History Previous to That Period and an Appendix Containing Original Letters And Bound with Historical Disquisition Concerning the Knowledge Which the Ancients Has of India and the Progress of Trade with That Country. </b><br>

... History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI; Till His Accession to the Crown of England; With a Review of the Scottish History Previous to That Period and an Appendix Containing Original Letters And Bound with Historical Disquisition Concerning the Knowledge Which the Ancients Has of India and the Progress of Trade with That Country.

By: Robertson, William, D.D.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper and Brothers,, 1831.<br>


History of Scotland: 460 page with Several appendixes and Index. India: 146 pages with Index and 2 pages of publisher’s Adverts.Two fold-out maps appear as frontispieces of the India text. Both are bright clean without tear or wear. measuring 20.5 by 13,5 inches and 21,5 by 14.5 inches. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning occasional spotting. Moderate handling wear. Full leather binding, three raised bands. Spine titles in gilt on red an... View more info

Image for ...<b> History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez. </b><br>

... History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez.

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott,, 1882.<br>

Edition: New and Revised Edition, with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions.<br>


William Hickling Prescott was an American historian, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Prescott became one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. He is also noted for his eidetic memory.Polished leather with gilt spine titles; all edges gilt; each with a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, spine light sun-fading. ... View more info

Image for ...<b> Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects </b><br>

... Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects

By: [Irish History: pre-1850] Giles, Henry

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, D. & J. Sadlier & CO.,, 1869

Edition: First Edition, Thus.<br>


Henry Giles after moving to the United Sates in 1840 wrote, lectured and was well-received. He was a Unitarian minister born in County Wexford to a Roman Catholic family, Giles changed his religious belief several times, becoming a Protestant and a Dissenter and finally a Unitarian. View more info

Image for ...<b> Rory O'More. <br>Volume 1 of The Collected Works of Samuel Lover - Edition De Luxe Volume 1.  </b><br>

... Rory O'More.
Volume 1 of The Collected Works of Samuel Lover - Edition De Luxe Volume 1.

By: Lover, Samuel

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,, 1901.<br>


Volume 1 of a set of ten, number 68 of a Limited Edition of 100. Three quarter morocco and marbled boards; top edge gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some rubs to edges. Full color tissue-guarded frontispiece, by H. L. Richardson, plus seven more tissue-guarded plates. One by Richardson, the others from drawings by Lover etched by W H W Bicknell. 262 pages; 8.5 inches tall. View more info

Image for ...<b> Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East </b><br>

... Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

By: Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Wraxall, Lascelles; Shirley Brooks; [A. W. Kinglake]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans,, 1854.<br>

Edition: No Edition indicated, all first published in 1853.


Three works bound in one volume. "Eothen" is a travel book about the Middle East and Holy Land, the other two cover the mountainous and Moslem areas of southern Russia. "Eothen" is attributed to Kinglake although his name is not present. All three books are somewhat scarce. Half olive calf, marbled boards. No edition indicated. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 144, 147 and 256 pages respectively. Hardback 16 mo (abo... View more info

Image for ...<b> Selected Poetry & Prose of Edgar Allan Poe </b><br>

... Selected Poetry & Prose of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan ; Edited with an Introduction by T. O. Mabbott

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Modern Library / Random House,, 1953.<br>


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and lists 388 titles on the rear, has light edge wear with older clear tape reinforcement on inside, some hand soiling. Kent endpages. Toledano #8 binding '39 - '63. Jacket style I. pre-1963. View more info

Image for ...<b> Shoepac Recollections: A Way-side Glimpse of American Life. </b><br>

... Shoepac Recollections: A Way-side Glimpse of American Life.

By: [Military, Canadian Northwest] March, Walter [Orlando Bolivar Willcox]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Bunce and Brother Publishers,, 1856.<br>


Orlando Bolivar Willcox a general in the 1st Michigan Infantry wrote this narrative of the Canadian Northwest during "a period when Indian, Frenchman, Briton, and American commingled harmoniously together, and there was room enough for all and to spare" using the pseudonym March.Blue cloth covered boards with blind-stamped pattern and gilt spine titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning and occasional foxing. Moderate handling wear edges and co... View more info