Books published during the 19th century as well as some significant reprints.
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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. First Edition, First Printing. Two volumes. [Complete] 8vo; iv, 319; vii, 369 pp. Publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, sp... 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.Contemporary treed sheep leather covered boards with black leather spine label. [title faded] Bindings firm. Text clean, even tonin... View more info

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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

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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 Ship that Found Herself", "The Devil and the Deep Sea", "William the Conquerer", ".007", "Bread Upon the Waters", "An Error in ... View more info

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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, this two-volume collection contains a series of letters and travel reports originally written for newspapers by the young Rudya... View more info

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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' journey after being liberated from a bottle in which he was imprisoned by an astrologer. The character of Asmodeus became the model... 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 one rubbed corner and light wear at spine corners. Volume 2 minor handling. Volume 3 minor corner rubs and top and bottom rai... 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 occasional finger marks. 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

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The Courtship of Miles Standish

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana:, Bobbs Merrill Company,: 1903.

Seller ID: 009258

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's brown cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles to spine and front; bindings square a bit shaken; some shelf rubbing to lower edge; tissue guarded frontispiece plus 41 additional illustrations; several of full color and many full page. View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton and Mifflin and Company: 1886

Seller ID: 009683

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and decorations. Tissue guarded frontispiece of a previously unpublished photograph of Longfellow. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8vo. 20.5 cm,; 8.5 inches tall. 492 pages with notes and index. View more info

Image for <b>  The Song of Hiawatha</b><br> [Frederic Remington]

The Song of Hiawatha
[Frederic Remington]

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Chicago:, J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company: 1968

Seller ID: 010356

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile of the 1890 Edition. Illustrated by Frederic Remington. Remington's artwork decorates the margins of the text and nearly every page is illustrated. The traditions of the American Native Peoples are presented. Very good in a Good Dust Jacket with the price. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. The jacket has two closed tears on top front edge with mild handling. Now in a new clear Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5cm; 9.25 inches tall; 242 pages with decorated endpages. View more info

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

... 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.

Seller ID: 007630


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

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Rienzi. The Last of the Roman Tribunes

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Seller ID: 003137

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth covered boards. Gilt spine titles. Blind-stamped emblem on front. Light wear, corners and spine tips rubbed. Two small rubs on front. Bindings square and tight. Text clean light toning. 7.75 inches tall. 637 pages. View more info

Image for <b>Richelieu: Or The Conspiracy: A Play, in Five Acts, To Which are Added Historical Odes on the Last Days of Elizabeth; Cromwell's Dream; The Death of Nelson.  </b>

Richelieu: Or The Conspiracy: A Play, in Five Acts, To Which are Added Historical Odes on the Last Days of Elizabeth; Cromwell's Dream; The Death of Nelson.

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Paris, A. and W. Galigani: 1839

Seller ID: 010373

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from the Tenth Edition. Half leather to marbled boards. Spine with simple stamped title and decoration. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, even toning, some scattered foxing. Moderate handling wear. 8vo; 21cm; 8.375 inches tall; 154 pages. Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy (generally shortened to Richelieu) is a historical play. It portrays the life of the Seventeenth Century French statesmen Cardinal Richelieu. The play has become best known for its line "The pen is mightier than the sword", spoken by the Cardinal in Act II, Scene II. ----- The play formed the basis of... View more info

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...Ernest Maltravers

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer [Lord Lytton]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, George Routledge,: [No date - c1880]<br>

Seller ID: 008105


Half leather to marbled boards with matching marbles endpages and text-block. Spine illustrated with decorations in gilt making six parts. [Part of a collection, unnumbered volume]. Bindings very tight. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. 8.75 inches tall. [Lord Lytton] (1803 – 1873), was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. He was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling novels which earned him a considerable fortune. He coined the phrases "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almigh... View more info

Image for <b>History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Spain in the Sixteenth Century.  </b><br> [16th Century Spain]

History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Spain in the Sixteenth Century.
[16th Century Spain]

By: M'Crie, Thomas

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood & T. Cadell.: 1829.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008488

Condition: Near Fine


The work features the history of the Protestant Reformation in Spain and is the sequel to a similar work written about the Reformation in Italy.Spain had a different political and cultural milieu from its Western and Central European neighbors in several aspects during the early 16th century, and these unique aspects affected the mentality and the reaction of the nation towards the Protestant Reformation... As early as 1521, the Pope had written a letter to the Spanish monarchy warning against allowing the unrest in Northern Europe to be repeated in Spain. (wiki)Thomas M'Crie (No... View more info

Image for <b>The Speeches of The Right Hon. Henry Grattan; to which is added his Letter on the Union, with a Commentary on his Career and Character  </b><br>[Ireland]

The Speeches of The Right Hon. Henry Grattan; to which is added his Letter on the Union, with a Commentary on his Career and Character
[Ireland]

By: Madden, Daniel Owen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., James Duffy,: 1853

Edition: Second Edition. Contains memoir.

Seller ID: 008816

Condition: 12mo; [i-iii] iv-xxxvi, [37]-468 p. 20 cm.


Henry Grattan (1746 – 1820) was an Irish politician and member of the Irish House of Commons, who campaigned for legislative freedom for the Irish Parliament in the late 18th century. He has been described as a superb orator – nervous, high-flown, romantic. With generous enthusiasm he demanded that Ireland should be granted its rightful status, that of an independent nation, though he always insisted that Ireland would remain linked to Great Britain by a common crown and by sharing a common political tradition. Grattan opposed the Act of Union 1800 that merged the Kingdoms of Irelan... View more info

Image for …<b>Love's Rosary. A Garland of Verses from the Garden of the Poet's Heart.</b>

Love's Rosary. A Garland of Verses from the Garden of the Poet's Heart.

By: Madison Harvey [editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Reilly & Britton Co.,: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005640


Burnt red cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and blind-stamped decoration. Moderate handling wear. Corners and spine tips rubbed. Text-block firm, hinges starting. Interior clean and bright. Each page is decorated with a color flower border in a repeating pattern. View more info