Books published during the 19th century as well as some significant reprints.
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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 Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja [two volumes complete]

Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja [two volumes complete]

By: Schuyler, Eugene

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong & Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 011223

Condition: Very Good


"Monumental. A Classic on the Subject" [Yakushi] Schuyler, Secretary of the American Legation at St. Petersburgh, traveled extensively in Russian Central Asia and gives a detailed description of the regions through which he traveled, including the economic, political and religious and social conditions. "The chief aim of my journey in Central Asia was to study the political and social condition of the regions which had been recently annexed by Russia, as well as to compare the state of the inhabitants under Russian rule with that of those still living under the despotism of the... View more info

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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 Amundsen, but perishing before completing their return trip to base camp. Six of the photogravures and 16 of the color plates ... 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 in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are stil... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott . Containing: Lay of the Last Minstrel, Marmion, Lady of the Lake, Don Roderick, Rokeby Ballads, Lyrics, and Songs With A Life of the Author.

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 004437

Condition: Very Good


Half red leather to red boards. Four raised bands. Stamped gilt titles. Blind-stamped and gilt decorations Bindings square and tight. Text clean evenly toned. Several previous owner’s names. Preliminaries foxed, not text. Light handling wear. View more info

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...Eighteen-Nineties: A Period Anthology in Prose and Verse

By: Secker, Martin Secker ; Introduction by John Betjeman.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, The Richards Press,: 1948.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005069


Selections from authors of the late 19th century include: Frank Harris, Kenneth Grahame, Arthur Machen, Alice Meynell, Oscar Wilde, Baron Corvo, A. E. Houseman, Arthur Machen, Alice Meynell, W. B. Yeats….... View more info

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Lewis Arundel or The Railroad of Life

By: Smedley, Frank E.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, The Blackfriars Publishing Co: 1916

Seller ID: 010121

Condition: Good


Bound in half red leather spine decorated with titles in gilt. Hand-colored title page and tissue-guarded frontispiece. Top edge publisher's stain, others deckled. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Boards soiled. 8vo; 22.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; xiv-512 pages London:,, [No Date:1916] Forty-two illustrations by 'Phiz" [Hablot K. Browne] View more info

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Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile
[Africa Exploration]

By: Speke, John Hanning

Price: $265.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers Publishers: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010281

Condition: Very Good


African exploration classic. First US Edition. Hardcover; 9.5 inches, 24 cm tall; 590 pages + foldout map & publishers advertisements. Bound in publisher's pebbled cloth with gilt lettering and adornment on the spine. From the title page, it includes "map and portraits and numerous illustrations", some of which retain their tissue guards are chiefly from Captain Grant's drawings. This volume is the account of the 1860-1862 expedition sponsored by the Royal Geographic Society during which John Speke, Captain H. M. Indian Army, confirms his assertions that Lake Victoria (Victoria Nyanza)... View more info

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The Queer, The Quaint, The Quizzical. A Cabinet for the Curious

By: Stauffer, Frank H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Robert A. Tripple,: 1882

Edition: [Edition: There were two Philadelphia editions in 1882, by different publishers; priority unknown.]

Seller ID: 008283


A collection of poems, sayings, stories, trivia...simply the unusual with emphasis on literature and book selling.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with rubs at corners. Tipped in sheet on front endpage. A few occasional pencil margin notes. 367 pages with fine index. 8.75 inches tall. View more info

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Wanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa [2 volumes complete]

By: Steedman, Andrew

Price: $975.00

Publisher: London, Longman & Co.: 1835

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009783

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. 2 volumes: 8vo; 23 cm.; 9 inches tall; xii, 330; v, 358 pages. Illustrated with [12] steel engravings and a folded map at the end of volume 1. Each volume has a tissue-guarded frontispiece and engraved title page.Recased in original publisher's cloth with renewed endpages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Foxing to the perimeter of plates. A very handsome set of this important exploration title. Accounts of the author's travels during his ten years of residence in the Cape during which he explored mos... View more info

Image for <b>The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.
[English Country Life]

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $865.00

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1846

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009674

Condition: Very Good


This is one of Surtees few non-fiction works, taken from the sporting newspaper Bell's Life in London during the fox hunting season of 1845-6.Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He left for London in 1825, intending to practice law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. "His Novels are pre-eminebt in the annals of sport".[ Kunitz]Henry Thomas Alken was an English painted and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching s... View more info

Image for <b>Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that renowned Sporting Citizen  </b><br>[Colored Illustrations by Henry Alken]

Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that renowned Sporting Citizen
[Colored Illustrations by Henry Alken]

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1869

Seller ID: 010440

Condition: Near Fine


Jorrocks, the sporting cockney grocer, with his vulgarity and good-natured artfulness, was a great success with the public, these stories originally published in the New Sporting Magazine. ----------- The Bumpus Bookshop of Oxford Street, London enjoyed a reputation for handsome bindings in classical styles from its foundation in 1780 until the 20th century. In fact, the 'bindery' never produced a single binding, instead of outsourcing to the likes of Rivière, and Sangorski & Sutcliffe, a masterpiece of delegation. [Quaritch] Henry Thomas Alken was an English painter and engrav... View more info

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...Enoch Arden and Other Poems

By: TENNYSON, Alfred Lord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston:, Ticknor and Company,: 1865.

Seller ID: 003776


Green pebbled leather with stamped gilt titles and decoration. All edges gilt. Bindings firm, though one plate seems to have been reinserted. Light handling wear. Tissue-guarded illustrations throughout. 7.75 inches tall, 78 pages. Born on August 6, 1809, in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, Alfred Tennyson is one of the most well-loved Victorian poets and by the mid-19th century had come to occupy a position similar to that of Alexander Pope in the 18th. Tennyson was a consummate poetic artist, consolidating and refining the traditions bequeathed to him by his predecessors in the Romantic... View more info

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The Unity of Nature.

By: The Duke of Argyll; [Campbell, George]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, John B. Alden,: 1884<br>

Seller ID: 005636

Condition: 7.5 inches tall. 341 Pages with index.<br>


Blue-green cloth covered boards, gilt spine titles. Minimal shelf wear, some hand-soiling. Bindings firm and square. Text with toning and some marginalia on first 9 pages. Top edge stained red. View more info

Image for …<b> The Reign of Law.</b><br>

The Reign of Law.

By: The Duke of Argyll; [Campbell, George]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, John B. Alden,: 1884.<br>

Seller ID: 005637

Condition: 7.5 inches tall. 265 Pages with index.<br>


Blue-green cloth covered boards, gilt spine titles. Spine tips/corners rubbed, some hand-soiling. Bindings firm and square. Text with toning and some marginalia through-out. 7.5 inches tall. 265 Pages with index. Top edge gilt. View more info

Image for <b>Alice of Old Vincennes.</b><br>[Illustrations: F.C. Yohn]

Alice of Old Vincennes.
[Illustrations: F.C. Yohn]

By: Thompson, Maurice.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Indianapolis,, The Bowen-Merrill Company,: 1900

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 005096


A story about the Indiana frontier and the settlement of Vincennes before statehood. Olive green cloth covered boards. Stamped titles in gilt. Front decorations of a fort in three color. Textblock firm, slight lean. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on a small sticker. Text clean, printed on laid-paper. View more info

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...Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, The Heritage Press,: 1958.

Seller ID: 004263


A near fine copy in a slip case with only a hint of wear. Includes Sandglass notes. View more info

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Short Tales for Travellers American Love Tales.

By: Various Authors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, George W. Jacobs: [No Date, circa 1900]

Seller ID: 002195


Red cloth covered boards (not stiff) with stamped gilt titles and decorations. Bindings square and tight, Light wear; Text clean, a hint of toning. Mild hand soiling to boards, previous owner's name written in pencil. 288 pages. 5.75 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b> Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East </b><br>[Travel and Description: Russia]

Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East
[Travel and Description: Russia]

By: Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Wraxall, Lascelles; Shirley Brooks; [A. W. Kinglake]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans,: 1854.

Edition: No Edition indicated, all first published in 1853.

Seller ID: 008255


Three works bound in one volume. "Eothen" is a travel book about the Middle East and Holy Land, the other two cover the mountainous and Moslem areas of southern Russia. "Eothen" is attributed to Kinglake although his name is not present. All three books are somewhat scarce. Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus. From the German of Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Translated By Lascelles Wraxall. 1854. Imam Shamil was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus. He was a leader of anti-Russian resistance i... View more info

Image for ...<b>Fin De Siècle: a Selection of Late 19th Century Literature and Art Chosen By Nevile Wallace; With a Note on the Period By Holbrook Jackson.</b>

...Fin De Siècle: a Selection of Late 19th Century Literature and Art Chosen By Nevile Wallace; With a Note on the Period By Holbrook Jackson.

By: Wallis, Nevile: Editor; Holbrook Jackson: Essay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, A. Wingate,: 1947.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005112


Burnt yellow cloth covered boards. Minor handling wear. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Bookplate with corner removed. Dust jacket with some soiling, some edge chipped, rear panel has minor damp-staining. 22 illustrations, including many full-page plates. Frontispiece. 94 pages. 10 inches tall.Selections from many of the important writers of the late 19th century. View more info