Books published during the 19th century as well as some significant reprints.
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Image for <b>Hitherto: A Story of Yesterdays  </b>

Hitherto: A Story of Yesterdays

By: Whitney, A. D. T. Mrs. [Adeline Dutton Train]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Loring, Publisher: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002544

Condition: Good


First Edition. Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings strong and square. Text clean and only a hint of toning. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Endpages have darkened. Shelf wear to corners and spine tips, some wear to boards. 8 inches tall. 473 pages View more info

Image for ...<b>The Wreck of the Maid of Athens Being The Journal Of Emily Woolridge 1869 -1870.</b>

...The Wreck of the Maid of Athens Being The Journal Of Emily Woolridge 1869 -1870.

By: Wooldridge, Emily; Foreword by Laurence Irving.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company,: 1953.

Edition: American Edition - Stated First Printing.

Seller ID: 003837


The journal of the wife of a captain of a ship that caught fire and was wrecked in a storm in the harsh conditions off the Island of Isla de la Estados ( Staten Island ) in Argentina off the coast of Tierra el Fuego. The journal was written from her death-bed. Black cloth covered boards with silver colored inset and picture of Emily on front upper corner and silver lettering on spine 8 3/8 inches tall. 141 pages. Minimal handling wear, lacking the dust jacket. View more info

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Wordsworth: Poems

By: Wordsworth, William

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York and London:, Everyman's Library,: 1995

Edition: (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)

Seller ID: 008477

ISBN: 067944369X

Condition: 16mo; 6.5 inches tall.


Collected in this volume, are Wordsworth’s finest works, some of the most beautiful poems ever written: from the famous lyrical ballads, including “The Tables Turned” and “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” to the sonnets and narrative poems, to excerpts from his magnum opus, The Preludes> No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Doctor Pascal

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York:, Cassell Publishing Company,: 1893.

Edition: First American edition, translated by Mary J. [Jane] Serrano (precedes the 1894 Vizetelly translation)

Seller ID: 002487


Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (1840 –1902) was a French writer, the most important exemplar of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.Pascal is furthermore essentially a story about science versus faith. The novel begins in 1872, after the fall of the Second Empire and the end of the reign of Emperor Napoleon III. The title character, Pascal Rougon (b. 1813), is the son of Pierre and Félicité Rougon, whose rise to power i... View more info

Image for <b>Our Gold Mine at Hollyhurst: 'Duke'  (The Story of a Noble Dog):  A Prize Story of Massachusetts.</b>

Our Gold Mine at Hollyhurst: 'Duke' (The Story of a Noble Dog): A Prize Story of Massachusetts.

By: [Author unaccredited]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston:, American Humane Society,: 1883.

Seller ID: 004268


(Gold Mine Series No. 1, Sequel to "Black Beauty".) Olive green pebbled cloth covered boards with stamped gilt title on front. [no spine title]. Blind-stamped patterned decorations. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, mild even toning.Light wear to spine tips and corners.154 pages plus 12 pages of essay advert from humane society. View more info

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The Tootle Bird and the Brontos.

By: [Author unaccredited] [Raiker, Alice]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Buffalo:, Berger Publishing Company,: 1907

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 004789


The story in verse retells the adventures of 2 pre-historic men and their 1000 year old guide, the Tootle Bird. Bound in gray cloth with lettering and bright color illustration to the front cover. The book shows moderate external wear, with transparent taping to the spine. (neatly done) The binding is sound. The front flyleaf has an old gift inscription in pencil and a small white sticker in the upper right corner. The pages are clean and without markings. REF: Only 3 copies OCLC: 18567915; PFB, Tussell View more info

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The Perilous Adventures of Quintin Harewood and His Brother Brian: in Asia, Africa, and America

By: [Author Unknown] [Old Humphrey - George Mogridge]

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Boston, C.S. Francis & Co.: 1847

Seller ID: 009662

Condition: Very Good


George Mogridge ("Old Humphrey") (1787 - 1854) was a prolific 19th century writer, poet and author of children's books and religious tracts. He is chiefly known by his pseudonym of 'Old Humphrey', under which name he published 46 works, but also used the pen-names 'Jeremy Jaunt', 'Ephraim Holding', 'Peter Parley' and 'Old Father Thames'. He wrote approximately 200 published works, many of which are still in publication today, and at the time of his death it was estimated that over 15 million copies of his writings were in circulation. Olive green publisher's cloth; blind-stamped... View more info

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Briggs & Co.'s patent transferring papers : patented for the United States of America.

By: [Briggs Company]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Briggs Company: 1983

Seller ID: 010986

Condition: Good


Blue cloth covered boards with handling wear, text clean. Moderate handling wear. 156 pages: all illustrations; 22 cm; 8.75 inches tall. Briggs produced a number of iron-on transfer pages books during the 1880's. This particular issue is not listed in WorldCat/OCLC. View more info

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The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend - 1887-1891,
5 Volume Set [Complete]

By: [England] Newcastle Weekly Chronicle Contributors

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London:, Walter Scott Newcastle-On-Tyne,: 1887-1891

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005565


Publisher’s brown cloth with three color decorations on spine and front. All text blocks firm and square. Bindings very good, some minor starting of a few hinges. 1889 volume has 1888 stamped on lower spine. Text clean, some light toning and an occasional finger spot. Some ownership marks in preliminaries. Light wear to spine tips and corners, minimal refurbishing. Includes "The jubilee chronicle of the Newcastle exhibition, being a reprint of the Newcastle daily chronicle's report of the proceedings at the opening of the exhibition." The final, 16-page, section to vol.5, is the... View more info

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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, Dordrecht, Ghent, Haarlem, Leyden, Liège, Louvain, Malines, The Hague (2x), Rotterdam and Ypres. There is a wood engraved ... 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 boards with gilt blind-stamped decorations and titles. All edges gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even t... 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 1821. [right] Dubourg sculp.t [center] THE QUEEN RETURNING FROM THE HOUSE OF LORDSTwo very minor chips to border, one upper... 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. View on Spring Street, 8. Avenue of Palms, Longstreet Place, 9. Looking on Hill Street, 10. City Hall and Library, 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 D. Appleton & Co.[publisher] ----- 15 x 21.4 cm (image) ; 23.5 x 31.8 cm (sheet) 8.375 in. x 5.875 in (image) ; Matted: 15.7... 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.” [Griffiths] Description: Paper read March 5, 1804. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Vol. VI, Part I. 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. Szafir’s bookstore sticker lower rear paste-down. Ref: Bal 731 Bleiler, 39 ; de Wall, 5811 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 toning. Moderate handling wear. 12mo; viii, 102 pages, 8 leaves of plates; 19 cm.; 7.25 inches tall. No half-title. [Or... View more info

Image for <b>View of Sacramento, California, c1849 [Hand-colored Print]  </b>

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 cargo on bank; numerous vessels include sailing ships, sidewheel steamship, and rowboats on river. No similar pieces ha... 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