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Image for ...<b>It's His Way and Other Stories.</b>

...It's His Way and Other Stories.

By: By the Author of Copsley Annals. [Emily Elizabeth Steele Elliott]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London:, T. Nelson and Sons,: 1882.<br>

Edition: First Edition.<br>

Seller ID: 004267


Maroon cloth covered boards, gilt titles and stamped decorations. Bindings square and tight. Text Clean. Some toning. Wear top corners and spine tips. 6 3/8 inches tall. 120 pages. Collection of moral and religious short stories. View more info

Image for <b>Doctor Johns: Being a Narrative of Certain Events in the Life of an Orthodox Minister in Connecticut. Two Volumes [Complete]</b>

Doctor Johns: Being a Narrative of Certain Events in the Life of an Orthodox Minister in Connecticut. Two Volumes [Complete]

By: By the Author of My Farm of Edgewood [Donald C. Mitchell]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner and Company,: 1866.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002555


Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt spine titles Bindings square, hinges solid. Moderate shelf wear, Top spine bands pulled on both. On laid paper, toning, clean text. 7.5 inches tall. 300 and 295 pages.Donald Grant Mitchell (1822-1908) was an essayist and novelist who often wrote under the pseudonym "Ik Marvel". This publication is a work of fiction. View more info

Image for <b> The Angler's Assistant; Comprising Practical Directions for Bottom-Fishing, Trolling, &c., with Ample Instructions for the Preparation & Use of Tackle and Baits; a Descriptive Account of the Habits and Haunts of Fish, and a Geographical and Ichthyological Account of the Principal Rivers & Streams in England. </b>

The Angler's Assistant; Comprising Practical Directions for Bottom-Fishing, Trolling, &c., with Ample Instructions for the Preparation & Use of Tackle and Baits; a Descriptive Account of the Habits and Haunts of Fish, and a Geographical and Ichthyological Account of the Principal Rivers & Streams in England.

By: Carpenter , William

Price: $345.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue: 1848

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010718

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's gilt and blind-stamped decorated green cloth with gilt-stamped illustrated spine. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Spine Sun-faded. First Edition, First Printing. 12mo. 6.75 inches tall; viii, 153 pp. Illustrated from wood engravings, vignettes. ------ A handsome copy. REF: Westwood & Satchell, 50; Albee, 34; Heckscher 357 View more info

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Everyman's Library)

By: Choderlos de Laclos, Pierre

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1992

Seller ID: 010256

ISBN: 0679413251

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. [No Jacket as issued] Reprinted from the 1924 Routledge & Sons translation from the French by Richard Aldington with an Introduction by Peter Washington. In the two hundred years since its original publication, Les Liaisons Dangereuses has provoked, on the one hand, shock and censorship, and on the other, the admiration of readers as different as Marie Antoinette, Andre Gide, and Charles Baudelaire. Numerous Contemporary Artists View more info

Image for …<b>The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, <Br>Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya. <BR>In Three Volumes.</b><br>

The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge,
Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya.
In Three Volumes.

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $245.00

Publisher: William Pickering,, London:: 1829.<br>

Edition: Second Edition. The first edition was of 12 copies. Complete in three volumes.<br>

Seller ID: 005622

Condition: 8vo; Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75".<br>


Rebound in [Contemporary] 19th-century custom full leather. Showing moderate external wear, with some rubbing and chipping to the spines. Top edge gilt. Bindings firm. Text clean and bright, Printed on laid-paper; an occasional foxing spot noted. The front cover of the third volume displays a small stain in the lower left corner. Antique bookplates can be seen on the front pastedowns. Joints seem tender and books are protected and reinforced by custom clear Myla... View more info

Image for <b>Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson </b><br>[Complete in 2 volumes]

Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson
[Complete in 2 volumes]

By: Cowper, William [Johnson, John]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Henry Colburn. new Burlington Street. and Simpkin and Marshall. Stationers' Hall Court ,: 1884.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008348


William Cowper (1731 – 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry.Half bound in contemporary aniline calf over marbled boards, four raised bands. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even age-toning, more pronounced in preli... View more info

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...Prue and I

By: Curtis, George William.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper Brothers Publishers,: 1867.

Edition: Later Edition.

Seller ID: 004020

Condition: Good


Brown cloth boards with stamped spine title in gilt, Decorations and blind-stamped decorative boarder. Moderate handling wear, Text clean with a hint of toning. Bindings firm. Rub to spine tips and corners. 7.5/8 inches tall. 214 pages. Essays from an ardent support of Lincoln without his usual political bite. View more info

Image for <b>Sir John Franklin's Last Arctic Expedition: a Chapter in the History of the Royal Navy Description  </b><br> [Polar Exploration]

Sir John Franklin's Last Arctic Expedition: a Chapter in the History of the Royal Navy Description
[Polar Exploration]

By: Cyriax, Richard J. (1885-1967)

Price: $1,125.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1939

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009495

Condition: Very Good


The first edition of one of the rarest works on the twentieth-century Franklin search. This important scholarly account of Franklin's last voyage is based largely on the account of George McClintock. Scarcity due to many copies being destroyed during WW II London bombing which hit Metheun's warehouse. Only two other copies are recorded by ABPC and RBH. Compiled from both published and non-published sources. Of importance is the account addr... View more info

Image for ...<b>Sketches Abroad with Pen and Pencil.</b><br>

...Sketches Abroad with Pen and Pencil.

By: Darley, Felix O. C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Hurd and Houghton at the Riverside Press,: 1869.<br>

Edition: Early Edition, Second printing.<br>

Seller ID: 003066

Condition: Profusely illustrated with plates and in-text drawings by Felix O. C. Darley; Drawings engraved on wood by J. Augustus Begert and James L. Langridge. [88 drawings]. <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

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The Law in Shakespeare

By: Davis, Cushman K.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: 1883, Washington Law Book,: Washington D.C.:

Seller ID: 009110

Condition: Very Good


"Shakespeare's persistent and correct use of law terms was long ago noticed and caused the conjecture that he must have studied in an attorney's office. …… but that he was more addicted to the employment of legal nomenclature than any English writer (excepting, of course, the jurists) is incontestable;" From Introduction. The author through example from Shakespeare’s plays gives legal explanation. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light e... View more info

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Van Bibber and Others.

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers Publishers,: 1901.

Edition: Later edition.

Seller ID: 002441


Wine red cloth covered boards with stamped spine titles with black bordered armorial design with gilt titles inside on front. Bindings firm with a hint of a shelf lean. Light shelf wear with a spot of rub at corners and spine tips. Text clean with light even toning. 7.5 inches tall. 349 pages. View more info

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Van Bibber and Others.

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers Publisher.: 1892.

Edition: First Edition, First Issue. (blanck 4512)

Seller ID: 002635


Green cloth covered boards with stamped spine titles with black bordered armorial design with gilt titles inside on front. Bindings firm with a hint of a shelf lean. Light shelf handling with rubbed corners and spine tips. Text clean with toning heavier at the edges. Previous owner's name on front paste-down. A small white sticker on verso of title page, believe it is closing a closed tear or thin spot. Did not attempt removal. Minor dampstain text block near lower... View more info

Image for <b> A Manual of Music: Its History, Biography and Literature. A Complete History of Music, Illustrated w/ Chronological Charts, Incl. Biographies & Portraits of Eminent Composers with Characteristic Specimens from their Works, Carefully Analyzed and Explained.  </b>

A Manual of Music: Its History, Biography and Literature. A Complete History of Music, Illustrated w/ Chronological Charts, Incl. Biographies & Portraits of Eminent Composers with Characteristic Specimens from their Works, Carefully Analyzed and Explained.

By: Derthick, W. M. [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Manual Publishing Co.,: 1888

Seller ID: 008947


ncludes A Dictionary of Technical and Proper Names with Definitions and Simplified Pronunciations. Folio; 628 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 36 cm.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with slight beginnings of discoloration on rear board. Slight shelf lean. I View more info

Image for ...<b>Johnnie Courteau and Other Poems  </b>

...Johnnie Courteau and Other Poems

By: Drummond, William Henry

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam’s Sons: 1909

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 006937


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Boards are darkened on perimeter and spine. Some spotting to rear board. 7.87 inches tall. 161 pages with publisher's advertisements. William Henry Drummond (April 13, 1854 – April 6, 1907) was an Irish-born Canadian poet whose humorous dialect poems made him "one of the most popular authors in the English-speaking world," and "one of the most widely-read and loved poets" in Canada. View more info

Image for <b>Noble Lives and Noble Deeds Forty Lessons by Various Writers Illustrating Christian Character</b>

Noble Lives and Noble Deeds Forty Lessons by Various Writers Illustrating Christian Character

By: Edward A. Horton - Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, American Unitarian Association,: 1893.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002520


Light blue textured cloth boards with stamped gilt titles. Bindings square and tight, text clean, minor toning. Minimal shelf wear. 40 short biographical lessons from famous people with a character trait emphasized in each lesson. Notables range from the expected Washington and Lincoln to Darwin and Emerson. Each is presented by a different author or editor Edward Horton. A very handsome copy. No other copies were found at time of this listing availabl... View more info

Image for ...<b>David Harum; A Story of an American Life.</b>

...David Harum; A Story of an American Life.

By: Edward Noyes Wescott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Appleton and Company,: 1900

Edition: Later Edition.

Seller ID: 002916


This novel was a best seller at the turn into the 20th century, told in the dialectic. The Syracuse Herald wrote, "A masterpiece of character painting. In David Harum, the shrewd, whimsical, horse-trading country banker, Wescott has depicted a type of character that is by no means new to fiction, but nowhere else has it been so carefully wrought out."Wine red cloth coved boards with lovely oak leaf title block imprint on cover. Binding firm with a slight lean. Pushed... View more info

Image for ...<B>The Hoosier School-Master.</B>

...The Hoosier School-Master.

By: Eggleston, Edward

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, Orange, Judd and Company,: 1871.

Edition: First Edition - Second State.

Seller ID: 003604


Brown cobbled cloth covered boards. Spine decorated in gilt very faded. Bindings tight and square, Text clean moderately toned; occasional spotting. Shelf wear to spine tips and some to edges. The novel is noted for its realistic depictions of 19th-century American rural life and for its use of local dialect. View more info

Image for <b>The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams.</b>

The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams.

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1903.

Seller ID: 001182


Top edge gilt, others lightly stained. Brown cloth covered boards with leather paste-on spine label with titles in gilt. Bindings tight with a slight lean. Light shelf wear no breaks in cloth. Illustrated. Some toning to pages. 320 pages. View more info

Image for <b>Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.</b><br>[19th Century British Military]

Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.
[19th Century British Military]

By: Forbes, Archibald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Macmillan and Co.,: 1891

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005542


A Collection of anecdotes about army life and adventure witnessed by the British war correspondent previously published in various magazines.Archibald Forbes (1838 - 1900) was one of the most celebrated war correspondents of the 19th century, covering major and minor wars including the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Turkish War and the Anglo-Zulu War. This is a collection of 16 Forbes pieces that was published toward the end of his career. Red cloth wit... View more info

Image for <b>Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in 1819-20-21-22 : with a Brief Account of the Second Journey in 1825-26-27.  </b><br> [Four volumes, Complete]

Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in 1819-20-21-22 : with a Brief Account of the Second Journey in 1825-26-27.
[Four volumes, Complete]

By: Franklin, John (1786-1847)

Price: $1,295.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1829

Seller ID: 009511

Condition: Very Good


The Coppermine Expedition of 1819-1822 had as its goal the exploration of the northern coast of Canada, which was accessed by way of the Coppermine River. The British expedition was organized by the Royal Navy as part of its attempt to discover and map the Northwest Passage. It was the first of three Arctic expeditions to be led by John Franklin, and also included George Back and Dr. John Richardson, both of whom would become notable Arctic explorers in their own right. ... View more info