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Image for <b>The Harp of Renfrewshire :<BR> a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original); Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.  </b><br>[Scotland; Ballads]

The Harp of Renfrewshire :
a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original); Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.

[Scotland; Ballads]

By: Motherwell, William (1797-1835)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paisley:, Alex. Gardner,: 1873.

Seller ID: 006177


A collection of Scottish songs, local ballads, and poetry by poet and journalist Robert Motherwell. Polished brown cloth over boards with paste-on spine title. Spine title darkened. Bindings very tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bumped lower corners.8vo; 8 inches tall. vii, 494 pp plus xxxiv, notes and index, and viii list of subscribers. View more info

Image for <b>Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.
[English Country Life]

By: Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]

Price: $180.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited,: 1926

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: 009673

Condition: Very Good


The author contributed to The Sporting Magazine, eventually his stories would be published in book form depicting themes related to foxhunting & horses. First Edition, Thus. A New Edition with an Introduction by W. Shaw Sparrow and Twenty-Four Illustrations in Colour and Half-tone after Ben Marshall, Henry Alken, Wolstenholme, R. B. Davis. Wm. Webb, H. D. Chalon, James Ward, R.A., etc. [First Published in 1838] 4to; 25.5cm.; 10.25 inches tall; v-xx, 29... View more info

Image for <b>Wylie and Sanford's Songster. Containing a Collection of the Very Best Irish Songs, Both Sentimental and Comic, and Sung Nightly by These Two Favorite Stars, and Their Successful and Popular Company.  </b>

Wylie and Sanford's Songster. Containing a Collection of the Very Best Irish Songs, Both Sentimental and Comic, and Sung Nightly by These Two Favorite Stars, and Their Successful and Popular Company.

By: Numerous authors

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, New York Popular Publishing Co: 1890

Seller ID: 009546

Condition: Good


Original pictorial wrappers.[32] pp. 17 x 12.5 cm (6.75 x 4.75 inches) Many songs - words only. Score for one: 'The Emblems of Ireland' . Biography of Wylie and Sanford who traveled in Ireland; Europe and America on the early vaudeville circuit. 4 pages of publisher's Advertisements. On the rear (and with mention on the front) is an ad for Peck & Fursman's production "On the Trail, or Daniel Boone." Vertical crease, foxing and light wear; very good. ... View more info

Image for <b> The Tracts of the Baptist General Tract Society. Half Vol. 1 - Nos. 1 - 15 </b>

The Tracts of the Baptist General Tract Society. Half Vol. 1 - Nos. 1 - 15

By: Numerous Writers

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed at their Depository: c1830

Seller ID: 010138

Condition: Fair


Quarter leather to marbled boards. Heavily worn with loss at edges. Spine with loss top and bottom. Front board tender. Text clean toned with foxing some perhaps faint pencil marks noted on blank leaves. Damp-stain around the text perimeter, one wormhole in the gutter. 160 pages. No date c 1830. Many of the 15 tracts have a title page with an engraving. Between most individually numbered tracts is a hymn/poem. No 1 Memorial Thoughts and Holy Res... View more info

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Historical Characters of The Reign of Queen Anne

By: Oliphant, Mrs. M. O. W.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1894.

Seller ID: 008279


Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural". This work is biographical and historical.Includes chapters on Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, Joseph Addison as well as Queen Anne.Red cloth covered boards with intricate stamped gilt designs on front, rear and spine. The spine has mild sun-fad... View more info

Image for <b> Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal: Or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition, in the Years 1850-51 </b>

Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal: Or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition, in the Years 1850-51

By: Osborn, Sherard (1822-1875).

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1852

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009497

Condition: Very Good


One of the important Franklin search expedition and dedicated to Lady Franklin. Osborn was a commander on Horatio Austin's Franklin Search Expedition in command of the Pioneer. He includes an account of the expedition and over-wintering at Lancaster Sound. The voyage was by way of Baffin Bay, Lancaster Sound, Barrow Strait, then the wintering at Griffith Island, and return. The expedition proved that Franklin's ships had not been lost in Baffin's Bay. Much ... View more info

Image for <b>Journals of the First, Second and Third Voyages for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. [And:] Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole  </b>

Journals of the First, Second and Third Voyages for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. [And:] Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole

By: Parry, William Edward (1790-1855)

Price: $945.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1828

Edition: First collected edition. [1828 - 1829].

Seller ID: 009525

Condition: Very Good


Parry’s famous voyages in search of the Northwest passage – which he did not locate – issued pocket-size together with an added second edition of the narrative of Parry’s attempt to reach the North Pole issued as volume 6.Rear Admiral Sir William Edward Parry, RN, FRS (1790 – 1855) was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer. His 1819 voyage through the Parry Channel was probably the most successful in the long quest for the Northwest Passage. View more info

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Selected Poetry & Prose of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan ; Edited with an Introduction by T. O. Mabbott

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Modern Library / Random House,: 1953.

Seller ID: 008063

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and lists 388 titles on the rear, has light edge wear with older clear tape reinforcement on inside, some hand soiling. Kent endpages. Toledano #8 binding '39 - '63. Jacket style I. pre-1963. View more info

Image for <b> History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez. </b>

History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez.

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott,: 1882.

Edition: New and Revised Edition, with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions.

Seller ID: 008298


William Hickling Prescott was an American historian, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Prescott became one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. He is also noted for his eidetic memory. 3 Volumes, complete. Edited by John Foster Kirk. Polished leather with gilt spine titles; all edges gilt; each with a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light eve... View more info

Image for <b>Along New England Roads  </b> [Angling]

Along New England Roads [Angling]

By: Prime, W. C.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1892

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010226

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Light green publisher's cloth with titles and decorations stamped in bright silver and gilt on front board and spine. Top edge gilt; in the publisher's printed dust jacket. 12mo; [8], 200 pages. Near Fine in a good Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Faint remains of an erased name on front free endpage. Dust jacket has age-toned with a small loss on tips and chips upper rea... View more info

Image for <b> The Clositer and The Hearth </b><br>[Modern Library #62.]

The Clositer and The Hearth
[Modern Library #62.]

By: Reade, Charles

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, The Modern Library / Random House,: 1956.

Seller ID: 008153


The Cloister and the Hearth (1861) is an historical novel by the English author Charles Reade. Set in the 15th century, it relates the story revolving about the travels of a young scribe and illuminator, Gerard Eliassoen, through several European countries. The Cloister and the Hearth often describes the events, people and their practices in minute detail. Its main theme is the struggle between man's obligations to family and to Church. Bindings tight... View more info

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Peg Woffington

By: Reade, Charles.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston:, Ticknor and Fields,: 1855

Edition: First American Edition with no Advets. in rear.

Seller ID: 000790


Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards; rubbed corners with breaks light to spine edges and tips; Bindings very tight with fine hinges, foxing scattered to toned pages heavier to fist and last pages; some spots top text block near spine.Based on the comedic and dramatic actress Margaret " Peg " Woffington ( 1714 - 1769 ) the English actress who played Polly Peachum in The Beggar's Opera at age 10, played Ophelia, etc. and her life.The book written af... View more info

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An Old Sweetheart of Mine.

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana:, The Bowen-Merrill Company,: 1902.

Seller ID: 000335


Maroon ribbed cloth covered boards; stamped spine titles and decorations; Front covers stamped titles in gilt, decorations and pasted-down portrait by Christy. 19 illustration in two color. All pages decorated by Virginia Keep. Book edges have light wear more so to corners. Signatures loosened but no detachment; A handsome example of Victorian verse and book decorating. Press of Braunworth & Company, Bookbinders and Printers, Brooklyn, New York. View more info

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Afterwhiles.

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis:, Bowen-Merrill Co.,: 1891.

Edition: Later Issue.

Seller ID: 001041


Titles stamped in gilt. Bindings square and tight, Text clean with even toning.Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Previous owner's name on first blank page. Light shelf wear. 7 1/2 inches tall. 160 pages. View more info

Image for <b>The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone, LL.D. .. Contains Extracts from Dr. Livingstone's Last Journal by Rev. E. A. Manning  </b>[Southern Africa]

The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone, LL.D. .. Contains Extracts from Dr. Livingstone's Last Journal by Rev. E. A. Manning [Southern Africa]

By: Roberts, John S.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, B.B. Russell: 1858

Seller ID: 010271

Condition: Very Good


Decoratively bound in publisher's cloth with stamped gilt and black decoration, enhanced with illustrated plates and a map of Southern Africa. Bindings tight and square with a small crack to the hinge at bottom front. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Text and illustrations are clear and crisp. The gilt decorations are bright, and the boards only have a hint of corner wear with a push of the lower spine band. --- Illustrated with a tissue-guarded ... View more info

Image for <b>The History Of The Reign Of The Emperor Charles V. With A View Of The Progress Of Society In Europe, From The Subversion Of The Roman Empire, To The Beginning Of The Sixteenth Century   </b>

The History Of The Reign Of The Emperor Charles V. With A View Of The Progress Of Society In Europe, From The Subversion Of The Roman Empire, To The Beginning Of The Sixteenth Century

By: Robertson, William, D.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper and Brothers,: 1833

Seller ID: 007624


This History is taken from the second part of his Works and is complete in itself. The binding calls this volume 2 but this is not so indicated on the title page which does indicate that this is complete. Charles V (1500 – 1558) was the ruler of both the Spanish Empire from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire from 1519, as well as of Habsburg Netherlands from 1506.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning occasional spotting. Moderate handling ... View more info

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The Parting at the Burnside.

By: Rouse, Lydia L

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Baptist Publication Society.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005615


Red-brown cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt titles decoration in black. Color title page & customary title page. Minimal handling wear. Bindings square and very firm. Text clean, no ownership markings. Light foxing associated with plates. The author wrote late 19th century religious and moral tales some for the juvenile audience. This title was not located on OCLC or elsewhere. This is surprising as this book is well made. The story is a “romance” with heavy m... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Little Musician Christmas in Italy </b>

...The Little Musician Christmas in Italy

By: Scannell, Florence, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston:, Dana Estes,: [no date circa 1890].

Seller ID: 005153


Printed on cardstock. Many illustrations. Bindings firm. Wear to boards and corners. Stain on first blank page, perhaps glue residue.7.75 inches tall. 32 pages. View more info

Image for <b>Scott's Last Expedition. In Two Volumes, </b> [Complete]

Scott's Last Expedition. In Two Volumes, [Complete]

By: Scott, Robert F.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. - American

Seller ID: 009883

Condition: Very Good


Full Title: Scott's Last Expedition. In Two Volumes, Vol. I Being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Vol. II Being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham The tragic story with considerable detail, especially scientific, of the second expedition to reach the South Pole, arriving a month after A... View more info

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The Waverly Novels: Count Robert of Paris.

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Company, 1881.: 1881.

Seller ID: 003777


Tissue-guarded frontispiece and several plates. Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and blind-stamped boarders. Bindings square and very tight. Light shelf wear and handling. Text clean, though toned. Small separation lower gutter title-page at tissue-guard. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (1771 - 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet.Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career i... View more info