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Image for <b>Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley     </b> Hand-colored Steel Engraving

Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley Hand-colored Steel Engraving

By: Hunt, S. V. (Samuel Valentine), - Artist

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1872

Seller ID: 009544

Condition: Very Good


Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley - Hand-colored Steel Engraving by S.V. Hunt after painting by Harry Fenn. Copyright by D. Appleton & Co. Illus. in: Picturesque America / William Cullen Bryant. N.Y. :[c1872-], v. 1. Print on Paper Handcolored; 32 cm. by 23.7 cm. / 12.625 in by 9.25 in. This is a print not taken from a book. Showing: Lake with reflection of trees and mountains which surround it. Two men in canoe chase swimming deer; one man fires rifle at deer as it fl... View more info

Image for <b>  Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc.</b><BR>[Fly Fishing]

Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc.
[Fly Fishing]

By: Hutton, J. Arthur ; Introductory note by R. B. Marston.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, The Fishing Gazette: 1920

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010505

Condition: Very Good


Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc. First edition. Contemporary quarter leather, paper-covered boards. 16mo; 16.5 cm; 6.5 inches tall; xii, 156 pages with 4 pp of adverts; with half-title, 4 folding plates in a pocket at rear, frontispiece, illustrations. ----------- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear corners a bit worn with some loss. a few stray marks and stains, a bit over-opened, tiny bookp... View more info

Image for <b>Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N. W. Arctic Ocean in 1881. Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical; Ornithological  </b><br> Alaska; Polar Exploration; Natural History]

Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N. W. Arctic Ocean in 1881. Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical; Ornithological
Alaska; Polar Exploration; Natural History]

By: I.C. Rosse; John Muir; E.W. Nelson; T.H. Bean

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1883

Seller ID: 010485

Condition: Very Good


Report on the anthropological and natural history work accomplished on the cruise of the Corwin in the northwest Arctic Ocean in 1881. From June to October, the Corwin searched the waters north and west of Bering Strait for the Jeannette and two missing whaling vessels. On her voyage, the Corwin visited St. Lawrence Island and Plover Bay (Chukotsk Peninsula), Herald and Wrangel Islands, Point Barrow, and Unalaska Island. The present report includes medica... View more info

Image for ...<b>Brand:  A Dramatic Poem.</b>

...Brand: A Dramatic Poem.

By: Ibsen, Hendrik. Translate into English verse in the original meters: F. Edmund Garrett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London,, T. Fisher Unwin,: 1894.

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 004919


Limited edition no. 28 of 250 copies on hand-made paper. 382,(2)pp 8 inches tall. Vellum spine to smooth leather boards. Four raised bands with paste on leather spine title. Leather partially lacking - restored without lettering. External wear to boards. Upper spine band restored. Textblock deckled. Text clean though toned. Bindings very tight. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of Norwegian Fiord. View more info

Image for <b>Peer Gynt  </b><br> [Arthur Rackham]

Peer Gynt
[Arthur Rackham]

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co: 1936

Seller ID: 001538

Condition: Very Good


First (British) Printing of this Edition. Illustrated with 12 coloured plates with titled tissue-guards and 38 line drawings by Arthur Rackham.--------From the translation of R. Farquharson Sharp his translation is an improvement over former ones because he refused the temptation of retaining the rhymed verse of the original. He has instead chosen unrhymed verse in Ibsen's original meter in an attempt to capture the literal meaning. Publisher's gilt-pictoria... View more info

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History of New York (Dietrich Knickerbocker's)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, The Heritage Press,: 1940.

Seller ID: 000691


Golden cloth covered boards titles in gilt in blue box, edges stained blue in slipcase. Book has not been opened or read. Slipcase has usual fading and some wear to edges. View more info

Image for <b>Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada  </b><br>[Spain]

Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada
[Spain]

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Riverside Press: 1893

Edition: Author's Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 010165

Condition: Very Good


Author's Revised Edition. The “Agapida” edition, a lavish production. White cloth, gilt-extra, and additionally decorated in green and pink, titles in gilt on spine embellished with a Moorish-inspired design by Alice Cordelia Morse, boards beveled, Top Edge Gilt, decorative endpapers, in the publisher’s cloth dust-wrappers with gilt spine titling. Both volumes with frontispieces and with 30 photogravures of Granada by Mr. Richard H. Lawrence and others, each with ... View more info

Image for <b> The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent </b>[Arthur Rackham]

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent [Arthur Rackham]

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons at the Knickerbocker Press: 1895

Seller ID: 010163

Condition: Near Fine


A fine example of late 19th-century trade bookmaking. Van Tassel Edition. Two volumes. 8vo; xix, 294 pp.; viii, 315 pp. Both volumes with frontispieces and numerous inserted full-plates with captioned tissue guards; additionally each text page features color floral/botanical/holly-and- mistletoe borders. Four of the plates by Rackham, his 5th book.; additional Illustrations by Joseph Jefferson, Arthur Rackham, and Julian Rix. - Blue cloth with titles in gilt-and- ... View more info

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The Ambassadors

By: James, Henry

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1963

Seller ID: 009269

Condition: Fine


The Ambassadors, which Henry James considered his best work, is the most exquisite refinement of his favorite theme: the collision of American innocence with European experience.No Flaws or Blemishes to unread book. With collectors notes. Slipcase has light shelf handling. View more info

Image for <b> Passages in Foreign Travel </b><br>[England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland  London, Paris]

Passages in Foreign Travel
[England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland London, Paris]

By: Jewett, Isaac Appleton

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little and James Brown: 1838

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009509

Condition: Very Good


The author travelled in England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland with chapters on London, Paris, the French and Italian Opera houses, and "second-rate restaurants." ------ The author (1808-1853) was an attorney and scholar of Vermont extraction. Each volume in this set is neatly signed on the front pastedown by "George F. Houghton." Houghton (1820-1870), was a Vermont attorney, editor, historian, and a founder of the Vermont Historical Society. ... View more info

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The Use of Lime in Agriculture

By: Johnston, James F. W.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Edinburgh and London:, William Blackwood and Sons,: 1849.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008230


James Finlay Weir Johnston, was a Scottish agricultural chemist and mineralogist. Johnston successfully sought to give recent scientific discovery a practical application to agriculture and manufactures. Most of his numerous writings attained great popularity. Professionally rebound in green cloth and stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. No wear to new bindings. Previous owner's name on top of title page. View more info

Image for <b>An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's forces and the insurgents, during the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; including very interesting information not before published. Carefully collected from Authentic Letters. </b><Br> [Ireland: History - Rebellion of 1798]

An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's forces and the insurgents, during the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; including very interesting information not before published. Carefully collected from Authentic Letters.
[Ireland: History - Rebellion of 1798]

By: Jones, John of Dublin

Price: $180.00

Publisher: South Newberlin, N.Y.:, Levi Harris,: 1834.

Edition: Second edition, with additions and corrections. [Originally published at Dublin in 1799.]

Seller ID: 009000


First-person accounts of the United Irishmen's 1798 uprising against British rule, originally published in Dublin in 1799. The text is from "authentic letters" discussing the rebellion. The rebellion, also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion, was an uprising in 1798, lasting several months, against British rule in Ireland. The United Irishmen, a republican revolutionary group influenced by the ideas of the American and French revolutions.Contem... View more info

Image for <B>The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative</b><br>[Sir John Franklin; Greenland; Arctic]

The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative
[Sir John Franklin; Greenland; Arctic]

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010270

Condition: Very Good


This handsome cloth-bound and gilt embellished title is enhanced by many woodcut illustrations and vignettes. A folding map is tipped in at the beginning of chapter two. First Edition - Second Printing (All but 20 of the First Edition were destroyed in a fire. Ref: Bonhams), 8vo; xi, [1], [13]-552 pages. 12 engraved and lithographed plates, numerous wood-engraved vignettes. The mezzotint frontispiece is by John Sartain, the folding engraved map of "Arctic Regions" by... View more info

Image for <b>Starlight Ranch and Other Stories of Army Life on the Frontier.</b>

Starlight Ranch and Other Stories of Army Life on the Frontier.

By: King, Captain Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott Company,: 1891.

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 002392


Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles and black decorations. Textblock firm though front hinge has opened. Shelf wear with open corners and rubbed spine tips. Minor rubs with some fading to decoration. Text clean with light even toning. 7.375 inches tall, 260 pages with 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. View more info

Image for <b>  The Day's Work</b>

The Day's Work

By: Kipling Rudyard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1898

Edition: First American Edition. Early printing.

Seller ID: 005286

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition. Early printing. The American edition precedes the English edition by two months: American copyright, Deposited Sept. 28, 1898; British copyright filed Nov. 7, 1898. the O corrected on page 189. ------ Title-page within a red and black decorative frame Eight full-page illustrations on coated paper. Illustrations by W.D. Stevens, W. Louis Sonntag, Jr., E. L. Blumenschein, and W. L. Taylor. ---- A collection of twelve good stories including "The Sh... View more info

Image for <b>From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches: Letters of Travel   </b><br>[Travel Writing]

From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches: Letters of Travel
[Travel Writing]

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cambridge and London:, Cambridge University Press,: 2011.

Edition: Two Volumes complete.

Seller ID: 008588

ISBN: 1108033695


Cambridge Library Collection - Literary StudiesThe 1907 Nobel Prize winner's characteristic fluid writing style is apparent in these funny, poignant and vivid articles and short stories. Providing revealing insights into Kipling's notions of imperialism and Englishness, the works also reflect the writer's keen observational powers, and a telling intelligent self-awareness of his own cultural prejudices. First published in book form in 1899, th... View more info

Image for …<b>Asmodeus or The Devil upon Two Sticks.</b>

Asmodeus or The Devil upon Two Sticks.

By: Le Sage, A. R. Translated from the French

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Hurst and Company,: [n.d. circa 1880]

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 005520


Dark-red cloth covered boards. Spine titles stamped gilt. Decorated endpages. Light handling wear. Bindings tight and square. Title page toned. Text clean, minor even toning.7.5 inches tall, 332 pages. 'The Devil upon Two Sticks', or 'Le Diable Boiteaux' is a satirical fantasy set in Madrid, on the follies and vices of mankind, written by the French comic writer A.R. Le Sage. The story, which deals with the weakness and gullibility of men, follows Asmodeus' journe... View more info

Image for Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men and Women and Other Things in General. [First], Second, & Third Series. [3 vol. bound by Zaehnsdorf]

Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men and Women and Other Things in General. [First], Second, & Third Series. [3 vol. bound by Zaehnsdorf]

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London:, William Blackwood,: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004297

Condition: Very Good


Essays are written in the character of "Cornelius O'Dowd" and published anonymously. Charles James Lever (1806 - 1872) was an Irish novelist.1864-5 - Three volumes. All First Edition. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf. Later three-quarter green morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt, top edges gilt. Original boards bound in the rear. Five spine bands with stamped gilt titles and date at bottom. Armorial bookplates of Mexborough. Bindings tight and square. Volume 1 has ... View more info

Image for ...<b>Three Noted Poems.</b>

...Three Noted Poems.

By: Longfellow, Henry W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, E. P. Dutton & Company,: 1893.

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 004094


First Edition Thus. Includes: The Village Blacksmith, The Wreck of the Hesperus, and A Psalm of Life. A nice example of a Victorian Era Gift Book.9 inches tall. Unpagnated. Printed on cardstock only on recto side each page with an illustration by numerous illustrators of the era. Quarter cream cloth to green. No spine title, Front titles in gilt with decorations. Top edge gilt. Boards hand soiled. Bindings firm and square. Moderated edge wear. Text clean occasion... View more info

Image for ...<b>Courtship of Miles Standish.</b>

...Courtship of Miles Standish.

By: Longfellow, Henry W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Thompson & Thomas,: 1905

Edition: Minnehaha Edition.

Seller ID: 005148


Light blue cloth covered boards. Stamped designs, decorations and title to front. Bindings tight and square. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to corners. Text clean, mild even toning. 7.75 inches tall. 224 pages. View more info