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Image for <b>Voyage pittoresque en Hollande et en Belgique.</b>

Voyage pittoresque en Hollande et en Belgique.

By: [Holland, Belgium] Texier, Edmond

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Paris:, Morizot, Libraire-Editeur,: 1857.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 005843

Condition: Good


Text is in French. This attractive antique volume is bound in dark brown cloth, with elaborate gilt ornamentation to covers that includes the royal coats of arms of the Netherlands and Belgium, as well as a small profile portrait of Emperor Charles V. The tissue-guarded plates are bright, offering richly detailed views of major Dutch and Belgian cities and landmarks. Containing views of Amsterdam (3x), Antwerp (2x), Breda, Bruges, Brussels, Dordrech... View more info

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The Comic History of Rome [Illustrations by John Leech]

By: [Leech, John] a Beckett, Gilbert Albert

Price: $345.00

Publisher: London:, Bradbury, Evans, and CO.,: [no date c1852]

Seller ID: 008258


Irreverent recounting of British and Roman histories with illustrations. The style of writing was uncommon this early in the 19th century.the Preface states, "to blend amusement with instruction by serving up, in as palatable a shape as [the author] could, the facts of English [and, later, Roman] history." Writer Becket worked with illustrator Leech on the staff of the poplar and influential humor magazine Punch.Green pebbled cloth covered... View more info

Image for ...<b>  Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness. </b><br>

... Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness.

By: [Margaret Armstrong-designed binding] Van Dyke, Henry,

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1917.<br>

Edition: Later edition. <br>

Seller ID: 007373


Margaret Armstrong was among a number of important woman cover designers, beginning her work in the late 1880s. She began her career at A.C. McClurg and then went on to other publishers, primarily Scribner’s, for whom she designed half of her total output of about 270 books. She also specialized in designing many of the works of a few authors including Myrtle Reed, Henry Van Dyke, Paul Bourget, and Paul Laurence Dunbar.Top edge gilt. Tissue-Guarded color frontis... View more info

Image for <b> The Queen Returning from The House of Lords</b><br>[Color Aquatint]

The Queen Returning from The House of Lords
[Color Aquatint]

By: [no author]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London:, Published: R. Bowyer,: 1821.

Seller ID: 008210


Color Aquatint. Total size: 16.5 by 13 inches; print is 14.25 by 12 inches. Artist: Matthew Dubourg (Active 1786-1838). Also Known as” M. Du Bourg; M. Dubourg. Published: R. Bowyer, 74 Pall Mall, London, 1 October 1821. Proof Impression. Mild age-toning as would be expected. Two very minor chips to border, one upper right, the other lower left. Lettering below image: [center] Pub. D by R. Bowyer, 74 Pall all. London. I Oct.r 1... View more info

Image for <b>The City of Los Angeles, California.  </b><br>Wood engraving

The City of Los Angeles, California.
Wood engraving

By: [No Author] [Artist: Charles Graham]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1890

Seller ID: 009547

Condition: Very Good


Wood engraving, 1890. Hand colored. Overall image size 13 3/4 x 19 1/4" (350 x 500 mm). Text from Harper's on reverse side Matted: 27 by 23 inches. Published in Harper's Weekly, October 18, 1890. 11 different view of Los Angeles: The City of Los Angeles, California. 1. Lawn on Figueroa Street, 2. The Crocker Mansion, 3. Typical House, 4. Smothered in Roses, 5. The Plaza and the Mission Church, 6. Palms on San Pedro Street, 7. Vie... View more info

Image for <b>San Rafael And The Golden Gate  </b>. [Hand Colored Print of the mid-19th century]

San Rafael And The Golden Gate . [Hand Colored Print of the mid-19th century]

By: [No Author] [Artist: Charles Graham]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1889

Seller ID: 009548

Condition: Very Good


From Harper's Weekly Vol. XXXIII, No. 1675. Hand Colored Print of the mid-19th century; by Charles Graham. 13 3/4" x 9 1/4". Matted: 16 by 21 inches. Depicts: San Rafael & The Golden Gate; Point Reyes; Coastal View; Grand Avenue; Coleman Tract; Old Palms at San Diego; Hall McAllister's Home; View from St Rafael Hotel & Large House.Very Good with expected age-toning. View more info

Image for <b>Native Californians Lassoing a Bear </b>[Print on Paper - Hand-colored]

Native Californians Lassoing a Bear [Print on Paper - Hand-colored]

By: [No Author] [Illustrator: Darley, Felix Octavius Carr}

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1873

Seller ID: 009545

Condition: Very Good


Print on Paper - Hand-colored. Three men on horses, two carrying rifles, attempt to rope a grizzly bear. -------- Published for "Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In." Edited by William Cullen Bryant. Published 1872-1874. No flaws to note; paper light age-toning as expected. ------- Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F.O.C. Darley, Fecit.; (LC, above title): Entered... 1873 by D. Appleton & Co... Washington; (LR): Francis Holl, Sculp.; (LC, below title): New York ... View more info

Image for <B>A Description of the Strata Which Occur in Ascending from the Plains of Kincardineshire to the Summit of Mount Battoc, One of the Most Elevated Points in the Eastern District of the Grampian Mountains.</b><br>

A Description of the Strata Which Occur in Ascending from the Plains of Kincardineshire to the Summit of Mount Battoc, One of the Most Elevated Points in the Eastern District of the Grampian Mountains.

By: [Scotland] Ninian, Imrie.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Royal Society of Edinburgh,: 1806

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001186


This was the first commissioned report by the society. “The object of Col Imrie is to describe the appearances which he discovered in ascending along the bed of the river and this he seems to have done with great minuteness The most remarkable circumstances brought to view in the cleft through which the Esk flows are the gradual elevation of the sandstone from the horizontal to the vertical position and the manner in which the strata are intersected by whinstone.” [G... View more info

Image for ...<b> The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq. </b><br>

... The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.

By: [Sherlock Holmes] Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1898.<br>

Edition: Early printing of the First Edition.<br>

Seller ID: 005964

Condition: 12mo; 6.75 inches tall. <i-ii,<i>-<x>. <1>-204. 4 pp. advert. <br>


Early printing as the 1st edition was 1897. An important early American parody of Sherlock Holmes parodies and the first printed in the USA. The author dedicated the book to A. Conan Doyle. Tan cloth covered boards, titles stamped in black and gilt. Four color pictorial front decoration. Bindings firm. Text clean; lightly toned. Book pate and interesting period gift inscription. Light shelf handling. Spine darkened, some minor soil to front and rear boards. ... View more info

Image for <b>Rebecca and Rowena. A Romance upon Romance  </b>

Rebecca and Rowena. A Romance upon Romance

By: [Thackeray, William Makepeace] written as Mr. M. A. Titmarsh

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Chapman and Hall,: 1850.

Edition: Illustrations by Richard Doyle.

Seller ID: 008955


Written as a continuation of Scott's Ivanhoe; a comic or burlesque, in which the hero, who in the original novel marries the Saxon Rowena rather than the beautiful Jewess Rebecca. [Trollope, 262] This is one of the six ‘Christmas Books’. Period black half morocco and textured cloth; all edges gilt. Marbled endpages with armorial bookplate on first blank page and same owner’s name on front paste-down. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even t... View more info

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View of Sacramento, California, c1849 [Hand-colored Print]

By: [Unsigned]

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Harper's Weekly: c1880

Seller ID: 009646

Condition: Very Good


Unsigned, from Harper's Weekly. Mattted 41.5cm by 28.5cm / 16.5 in by 11.125 in. Picture is 24 cm by 11 cm / 9.5 in by 4.25 in. c1849Waterfront looking from Sacramento River towards city down J Street; busy commercial waterfront district with numerous buildings, businesses (hot cake and coffee tent, City Hotel, Eagle Theatre, Eldorado Exchange, Freemont House, General Jackson's Hotel, J.B. Starr & Company, and others), tents, and wagons; building materials and ca... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Little Legacy & Other Stories </b><br>

... A Little Legacy & Other Stories

By: [Violet Oakley] Walford, Mrs. L. B.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago and New York:, Herbert S. Stone and Company,: 1899.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing. American.<br>

Seller ID: 007164


Collection of short fiction by this popular Scottish author.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owners' name and a previous book-sellers's notes on front free endpage. Top edge gilt. View more info