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The Plays of John Galsworthy

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Duckworth,: 1929

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003860

Condition: Near Fine


John Galsworthy OM was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include "The Forsyte Saga" (1906-1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932. Bound in full-leather with four raised bands and bright stamped gilt lettering to spine. The book shows mild external handling wear. Binding is firm. Volume has gilt edges and pastedowns with ornamental gilt borders. Flyleaves display darkened edges ... View more info

Image for ...<b>An American Student Abroad from the letters of James F. Magee.</b>

...An American Student Abroad from the letters of James F. Magee.

By: George W. Magee - Editor.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Philadelphia:, The Magee Press,: 1932.

Edition: First Edition. Limited edition #296 of 517.

Inscription: Author/Editor Signed.

Seller ID: 003706


Signed by the Editor.A record of European travels in the years 1855 - 56.Quarter black to brown boards. Paste-on spine label with a paste-on silhouette on front. Fore-edge rough-cut. Map end-pages. Bindings square and tight, text clean and bright. No flaws but a bump to upper rear corner. Limited edition #296 of 517.18 illustrations by Robert R. Murray. View more info

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Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects
[Irish History: pre-1850]

By: Giles, Henry

Price: $29.95

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

Edition: First Edition, Thus.

Seller ID: 008239


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. Half-leather to marbled boards. Wear to corners and tips. One outer corner leather dried, has been professionally treated to retard deterioration. Bindings tight and square. Text cl... View more info

Image for …<b>Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.</b>

Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.

By: Giosue Carducci, Sewall, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd Mead & Company,: 1892.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005634


Tan cloth over spine to blue boards. Spine dun-darkened. Handling wear with small rubs on corners and a bump on top edge of front board. Front-free-endpage folded with previous owner’s name. Text clean with toning. Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci (1835 – 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy. In 1906 he became the first Italian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature "n... View more info

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Oliver Goldsmith: A Selection From His Works.

By: Goldsmith, Oliver [Introduction: E. E. Hale.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Chautauqua Press,: 1890.

Edition: Garnet Series

Seller ID: 002193


Wine red cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and front decoration in black and silver. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Bindings firm with a small shelf lean Shelf wear to corners and spine tips. Text clean but toned. 287 pages. 6.75 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>History of the United States of America: For the Use of Schools by Charles A. Goodrich. Revised and Brought Down to the Present Time by William H. Seavey. With Maps and other Illustrations.   </b>

History of the United States of America: For the Use of Schools by Charles A. Goodrich. Revised and Brought Down to the Present Time by William H. Seavey. With Maps and other Illustrations.

By: Goodrich, Charles A.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boston:, Brewer and Tileston, : 1873.

Seller ID: 009117

Condition: Very Good


Black leather spine with silver gilt title and stamped decoration to brown cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Damp-stain top front board. 8vo; 320 pages followed by appendixes [28 pages] including: Hints on the Methods of Teaching History by A. P. Stone. Illustrations in the text. View more info

Image for <b> The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu and Various Islands of the Malay Archipelago. </b>

The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu and Various Islands of the Malay Archipelago.

By: Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill (1582-1933).

Price: $695.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1886

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009510

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Two volumes, [Complete] 8vo; (230 x 157 mm). Illustrated with 2 colored frontispieces, 14 maps, 27 plates. The plates are beautifully engraved by Edward Whymper (of Matterhorn fame) from drawings by Charles Whymper. A first-hand account of a private scientific expedition. and voyage on the schooner "Marchesa" from Japan to the South Pacific. As a member of the Royal Geographical Society, Guillemard worked as both a naturalist and ethnog... View more info

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The Story of Cuba Her Struggles for Liberty... The Cause, Crisis and Destiny of the Pearl of the Antilles

By: Halstead, Murat

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Werner Company: 1898

Seller ID: 010775

Condition: Very Good


Popular piece on the history of the Cuban nationalist struggle against Spain. This reprint edition was published in the same year as the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, 1898. The tone is of US imperialism through 400 years of history are covered.Sixth Edition revised to date. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with Half-tone and lithograph plates many photographic reproductions, original drawings i... View more info

Image for <b>Recollections of Fly Fishing for Salmon, Trout, and Grayling, with notes on their haunts, habits, and history.  </b><BR>[Angling]

Recollections of Fly Fishing for Salmon, Trout, and Grayling, with notes on their haunts, habits, and history.
[Angling]

By: Hamilton, Edward M.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010409

Condition: Very Good


The author, a medical doctor, writes in a conversational style, with many practical anecdotes from forty years of fishing experiences primarily in the British Isles. Some mention of California and Prince Edward Island, Canada and his experiences there. Publisher's olive cloth gilt titles and center emblem; 8vo; 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches; [xi], 190, [1] pp.; half-title, vignette title page, head- and tailpieces, mezzotint frontispiece, plates. First Edition, First Pri... View more info

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...Far from the Madding Crowd.

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Modern Library, Random House,: 1998.

Edition: Companion Edition.

Seller ID: 006478

ISBN: 0679603077


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.Set in his fictional Wessex countryside in southwest England, Far from the Madding Crowd was Thomas Hardy's breakthrough work. View more info

Image for <b>Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.  </b>

Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.

By: Harris, A.C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009516

Condition: Good


A foundational book for Klondike gold rush literature. A popular guide for gold hunters and fortune seekers. An account of the discovery of gold in the Klondike and Yukon, the deposits of this precious metal, routes to the Gold fields, camp life in the Yukon and Klondike, descriptions of the mountains, and rivers, etc. Numerous firsthand accounts, interviews and general information on Alaska. Chapters include but are not limited to: "How to Get The... View more info

Image for <b>Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.  </b>

Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.

By: Harris, A.C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010052

Condition: Good


A Foundational Book of Klondike Gold Rush Literature . A popular guide for gold hunters and fortune seekers. An account of the discovery of gold in the Klondike and Yukon, the deposits of this precious metal, routes to the Gold fields, camp life in the Yukon and Klondike, descriptions of the mountains, and rivers, etc. - Numerous firsthand accounts, interviews and general information on Alaska. Chapters include but are not limited to: “How to Get ... View more info

Image for <b> How to Get Rich In The South. Telling What to Do, How To Do It, and the Profits to be Realized </b>

How to Get Rich In The South. Telling What to Do, How To Do It, and the Profits to be Realized

By: Harrison Jr., W. H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago, W. H. Harrison, Jr. Publishing Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010309

Condition: Very Good


A later 19th-century self-help marketing guide hoping to encourage immigration and investment in the "new South". Chapter by chapter topics analyzing how the South is the best place to invest. Topics include crop and animal agriculture. Mustard colored publisher's cloth with stamped titles and front and spine decorations in black. Floral endpages. 8vo; 19.5cm; 7.75 inches tall; 192 pages. First Edition, First Printing. Small bookseller ticket on lower verso ... View more info

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Colonel Starbottle's Client and Some Other People.

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, The Regent Press,: 1892.

Seller ID: 001540


Francis Bret Harte (1836 - 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California. Brown cloth covered boards with stamped black spine titles and a Art Nouveau style orange flower decoration on front. Bindings firm, weakness after title page to hinge. Light shelf wear with a hint of a shelf lean. Text clean, evenly toned. Frontispiece illustration. 12mo; 19 cm.; 7.5 inches tall; 232 pages. Sh... View more info

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The Luck of Roaring Camp

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Camden, NJ, Haddon Craftsmen: 1941

Seller ID: 003606

Condition: Good


First edition thus. One of 1250 copies. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., 27, [2]. 3 color plates. 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. Illustrated with color woodcuts by Paul Honore, with introductory note by Richard Ellis. Laid-in is a Christmas card from publisher C. H. Wilhelm. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Old-Fashioned Garden and Other Verses.</b>

...The Old-Fashioned Garden and Other Verses.

By: Hayes, John Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, John C. Winston & CO.: 1895.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002937


Green linen cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt spine titles. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Clean text on laid-paper. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. 6 7/8 inches tall, 101 pages. Bindings tight and square, clean text. Minimal handling wear. View more info

Image for …<b>The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans.</b>

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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Pere Goriot

By: Honore de Balzac

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 010565

Condition: Fine


Navy Blue faux-leather raised spine bands decorated and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>The World and its People or a Comprehensive Tour of All Lands  7 volumes  </b>

The World and its People or a Comprehensive Tour of All Lands 7 volumes

By: Horne, Charles F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Ira R. Hiller: 1934

Seller ID: 010325

Condition: Very Good


This handsomely bound set also includes contributions from Clark Wissler, Thomas F. Crane, Ellsworth Huntington, Stephen S. Visher, George McBride, William M. Davis and others. Subjects covered include: Ancient World and Ancient Lands Medieval World and Southern Europe Canada Central and South America The Poles Modern Civilization and Northern Europe Eastern Europe and Western Asia The Far East and Savage Lands The United States of America. These boo... View more info

Image for ...<b>Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers. 4 Issues. Mary Baker Eddy; Erasmus; Hypathia; King Alfred.</b>

...Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers. 4 Issues. Mary Baker Eddy; Erasmus; Hypathia; King Alfred.

By: Hubbard. Elbert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Aurora, New York:, Roycrofters,: 1908.

Seller ID: 004055


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