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Image for <b>The Dreamers: a Club ; Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization   </b><br>[Sherlock Holmes]

The Dreamers: a Club ; Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization
[Sherlock Holmes]

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1899

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008404


12 parodies of popular contemporary authors including "The Mystery of Pinkham's Diamond Stud," a pastiche of Sherlock Holmes. [Bleiler, 39]Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine a bit darkened. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii-x] 1-246 [247-249] [250: blank] [251-252: ads]. Bal 741; Bleiler 29; de Wall 5809 View more info

Image for <b>Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.<br> Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.  </b>[Scotland]

Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.
Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.
[Scotland]

By: Herd, David [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Glasgow: 1869., Kerr & Richardson,: 1869.

Edition: Two Volumes – Complete.

Seller ID: 006178


David Herd (1732–10 June 1810) was a noted Scottish anthologist of songs and ballads. [wiki]Patterned cloth over boards. Wear along all spine joints, with some loss volume 1. Moderate edgewear with some sunning. Bookseller label to front endpages. Bindings sound. Text clean, minor toning. ix, 312 pages; 283 pages; plus 74-page appendix. View more info

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The Flitch of Bacon or The Custom of Dunmow

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Manchester and New York:, George Routledge & Sons,: No date but gift inscription of 1902.

Seller ID: 007652


William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 – 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. He trained as a lawyer, but the legal profession held no attraction for him. Quarter red Morocco to red boards. Spine title in gilt, Marbled endpages, top edge gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Tissue-guarded frontispiece with additional plates. 8.75 inches tall, 290 pages View more info

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Brigitta

By: Auerbach, Berthold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston:, Ginn and Co.,: 1898.

Seller ID: 002199


Burgundy cloth over boards with title in gilt on spine. No DJ. 5 x 7 1/2. 134 pages. Text in German with notes and Introduction in English by J. Howard Gore. Bindings tight and square. Noticed a few small pencil marks. This was a text to instruct in reading German for an English speaking person. Three colored stamps and previous owner's name on front endpages. View more info

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The Decameron

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni; John Payne, Translation

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, The Rhodes Press: [no date circa 1940]

Seller ID: 008536


A collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375). The book is structured as a frame story containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men sheltering in a secluded villa just outside Florence to escape the Black Death. Stiff cloth covered wraps; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, heavy age-toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info

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Doctor Johns: Being a Narrative of Certain Events in the Life of an Orthodox Minister in Connecticut. Two Volumes [Complete]

By: By the Author of My Farm of Edgewood [Donald C. Mitchell]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner and Company,: 1866.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002555


Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt spine titles Bindings square, hinges solid. Moderate shelf wear, Top spine bands pulled on both. On laid paper, toning, clean text. 7.5 inches tall. 300 and 295 pages.Donald Grant Mitchell (1822-1908) was an essayist and novelist who often wrote under the pseudonym "Ik Marvel". This publication is a work of fiction. View more info

Image for …<b>The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, <Br>Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya. <BR>In Three Volumes.</b><br>

The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge,
Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya.
In Three Volumes.

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $245.00

Publisher: William Pickering,, London:: 1829.<br>

Edition: Second Edition. The first edition was of 12 copies. Complete in three volumes.<br>

Seller ID: 005622

Condition: 8vo; Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75".<br>


Rebound in [Contemporary] 19th-century custom full leather. Showing moderate external wear, with some rubbing and chipping to the spines. Top edge gilt. Bindings firm. Text clean and bright, Printed on laid-paper; an occasional foxing spot noted. The front cover of the third volume displays a small stain in the lower left corner. Antique bookplates can be seen on the front pastedowns. Joints seem tender and books are protected and reinforced by custom clear Mylar sleeves. [spot on lead photo is reflected light from flash] Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary cr... View more info

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Prue and I

By: Curtis, George William.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper Brothers Publishers,: 1867.

Edition: Later Edition.

Seller ID: 004020

Condition: Good


Brown cloth boards with stamped spine title in gilt, Decorations and blind-stamped decorative boarder. Moderate handling wear, Text clean with a hint of toning. Bindings firm. Rub to spine tips and corners. 7.5/8 inches tall. 214 pages. Essays from an ardent support of Lincoln without his usual political bite. View more info

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Van Bibber and Others.

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers Publishers,: 1901.

Edition: Later edition.

Seller ID: 002441


Wine red cloth covered boards with stamped spine titles with black bordered armorial design with gilt titles inside on front. Bindings firm with a hint of a shelf lean. Light shelf wear with a spot of rub at corners and spine tips. Text clean with light even toning. 7.5 inches tall. 349 pages. View more info

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...Johnnie Courteau and Other Poems

By: Drummond, William Henry

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam’s Sons: 1909

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 006937


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Boards are darkened on perimeter and spine. Some spotting to rear board. 7.87 inches tall. 161 pages with publisher's advertisements. William Henry Drummond (April 13, 1854 – April 6, 1907) was an Irish-born Canadian poet whose humorous dialect poems made him "one of the most popular authors in the English-speaking world," and "one of the most widely-read and loved poets" in Canada. View more info

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...The Hoosier School-Master.

By: Eggleston, Edward

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, Orange, Judd and Company,: 1871.

Edition: First Edition - Second State.

Seller ID: 003604


Brown cobbled cloth covered boards. Spine decorated in gilt very faded. Bindings tight and square, Text clean moderately toned; occasional spotting. Shelf wear to spine tips and some to edges. The novel is noted for its realistic depictions of 19th-century American rural life and for its use of local dialect. View more info

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The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams.

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1903.

Seller ID: 001182


Top edge gilt, others lightly stained. Brown cloth covered boards with leather paste-on spine label with titles in gilt. Bindings tight with a slight lean. Light shelf wear no breaks in cloth. Illustrated. Some toning to pages. 320 pages. View more info

Image for <b>Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.</b><br>[19th Century British Military]

Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.
[19th Century British Military]

By: Forbes, Archibald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Macmillan and Co.,: 1891

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005542


A Collection of anecdotes about army life and adventure witnessed by the British war correspondent previously published in various magazines.Archibald Forbes (1838 - 1900) was one of the most celebrated war correspondents of the 19th century, covering major and minor wars including the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Turkish War and the Anglo-Zulu War. This is a collection of 16 Forbes pieces that was published toward the end of his career. Red cloth with stamped gilt spine titles. Bordered in lines of Black and gilt. Bindings firm with a hint of a shelf lean. Light shelf hand... View more info

Image for …<b>Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.</b>

Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.

By: Giosue Carducci, Sewall, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd Mead & Company,: 1892.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005634


Tan cloth over spine to blue boards. Spine dun-darkened. Handling wear with small rubs on corners and a bump on top edge of front board. Front-free-endpage folded with previous owner’s name. Text clean with toning. Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci (1835 – 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy. In 1906 he became the first Italian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature "not only in consideration of his deep learning and critical research, but above all as a tribute to the creative energy, fresh... View more info

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Oliver Goldsmith: A Selection From His Works.

By: Goldsmith, Oliver [Introduction: E. E. Hale.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Chautauqua Press,: 1890.

Edition: Garnet Series

Seller ID: 002193


Wine red cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and front decoration in black and silver. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Bindings firm with a small shelf lean Shelf wear to corners and spine tips. Text clean but toned. 287 pages. 6.75 inches tall. View more info

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...Far from the Madding Crowd.

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Modern Library, Random House,: 1998.

Edition: Companion Edition.

Seller ID: 006478

ISBN: 0679603077


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.Set in his fictional Wessex countryside in southwest England, Far from the Madding Crowd was Thomas Hardy's breakthrough work. View more info

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Colonel Starbottle's Client and Some Other People.

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, The Regent Press,: 1892.

Seller ID: 001540


Francis Bret Harte (1836 - 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California. Brown cloth covered boards with stamped black spine titles and a Art Nouveau style orange flower decoration on front. Bindings firm, weakness after title page to hinge. Light shelf wear with a hint of a shelf lean. Text clean, evenly toned. Frontispiece illustration. 12mo; 19 cm.; 7.5 inches tall; 232 pages. Short stories. Contents: Colonel Starbottle’s Client. The Postmistress of Laurel Run. A Night at Hays. View more info

Image for ...<b>Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers. 4 Issues. Mary Baker Eddy; Erasmus; Hypathia; King Alfred.</b>

...Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers. 4 Issues. Mary Baker Eddy; Erasmus; Hypathia; King Alfred.

By: Hubbard. Elbert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Aurora, New York:, Roycrofters,: 1908.

Seller ID: 004055


All in stiff paper boards with extended edges. Moderate handling, bindings firm, Text has toned. Beautiful Arts and Crafts style decorations with decorated first letters designs. View more info

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...Brand: A Dramatic Poem.

By: Ibsen, Hendrik. Translate into English verse in the original meters: F. Edmund Garrett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London,, T. Fisher Unwin,: 1894.

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 004919


Limited edition no. 28 of 250 copies on hand-made paper. 382,(2)pp 8 inches tall. Vellum spine to smooth leather boards. Four raised bands with paste on leather spine title. Leather partially lacking - restored without lettering. External wear to boards. Upper spine band restored. Textblock deckled. Text clean though toned. Bindings very tight. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of Norwegian Fiord. 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