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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>Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts  </b><br>[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts
[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

By: Egan, Pierce (1772-1849).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, T.T. and J. Tegg: 1832

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009675

Condition: Good


This illustrated book, originally issued in weekly parts, presents scenes of horseracing, boxing, and (because of Egan's involvement with the stage version of his novel) the theater. Contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards with matching endpages and text-block, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some rubs to corners, Small loss bottom spine. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 23cm.; iv, 414pp., wit... 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

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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

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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

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

A Second Treasury of Kahil Gibran

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

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, The Citadel Press,: 1962.

Edition: Book Club Edition.

Seller ID: 008589


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 m... View more info

Image for <b> Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects </b><br>[Irish History: pre-1850]

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

Image for <b>Oliver Goldsmith: A Selection From His Works.</b>

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

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

Image for ...<b>Far from the Madding Crowd.</b>

...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

Image for <b>Colonel Starbottle's Client and Some Other People.</b>

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