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THE GIFT

By: [Doolittle, Hilda]. H. D

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: New Directions, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 2625

Condition: Very good


New York: New Directions, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on spine, in dw. The dw is lightly rubbed. xv, [iii] & 142 pp. There is very light foxing to the fore-edge. Near fine. First edition.H.D.'s memoir of her childhood in Pennsylvania, with an introduction by Perdita Schaffner. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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DER SPIELER: ROMAN. Illustriert von Ottomar Starke.

By: [Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich]. Dostojewski, F.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich: Phantasus-Verl., 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 34040

Condition: Fair


Munich: Phantasus-Verl., 1922.. 1922.. Fair. - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 8 inches high. Hardcover, bound in decorative patterned boards with a printed title label on the front cover. The spine has perished and is thus lacking. The covers are heavily soiled and darkened with wear to the corners. 257 & [2] pages plus the colophon printed on fine paper, illustrated with numerous full-page and textual woodcuts by Albert Fallscheer and Hans Tempel after pen drawings by Ot... View more info

MR. DOOLEY IN PEACE AND IN WAR

By: [Dunne, Finley Peter]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898.: 1898.

Seller ID: 13407

Condition: Good


Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898.. 1898.. Good. - Small octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with a black stain & 2 tiny black marks to the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xviii, [1] leaf & 260 pages. The front hinge is cracked & the rear hinge is just starting. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper with the date 1899. Good. First edition of the author's fir... View more info

MR. DOOLEY / ON MAKING A WILL AND OTHER NECESSARY EVILS

By: [Dunne, Peter Finley]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919.: 1919.

Seller ID: 29477

Condition: Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919.. 1919.. Good. - Small octavo, green paper covered boards backed with green cloth titled in black & with a vignette in black on the front board. The boards are rubbed, bumped & lightly soiled with the edges slightly darkened. The gilt titling on the spine is faded. vi & 221 pages. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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ANONYMOUS the need for anonymity.

By: [Fraenkel, Michael; and Lowenfels, Walter].

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris: Carrefour Editions, [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12338

Condition: Fair


- 12mo, 7-1/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed tan wraps. The darkened covers are detached. 29 pages plus the colophon. The darkened pages are starting to split along the top inner edges. Good only. First edition of Michael Fraenkel's 1st book appearance and the first book of the Carrefour press. The Newberry Library suggests the date of publication as 1930.In 1930 Michael Fraenkel and Walter Lowenfels founded the Carrefour Press and pu... View more info

ADVENTURES OF A WITCHFINDER

By: [Grant, James; 1822-1887]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Derby & Jackson, 119 Nassau Street, 1857.: 1857.

Seller ID: 18095

Condition: Good


New York: Derby & Jackson, 119 Nassau Street, 1857.. 1857.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt with profuse decorations in gilt on the spine & with decorative frames stamped in blind on both covers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some light staining & with 2 small tears to the front cover. The spine is faded with the tail lightly chipped & a small tear to the head. iv & pages [v]-405. The fore-edge is soiled & there is scattered staining & foxing throug... View more info

THE WHITE SLAVE; OR, MEMOIRS OF A FUGITIVE

By: [Hildreth, Richard]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: Tappan and Whittemore / Milwaukie, Wisconsin: Rood and Whittemore, 1852.: 1852.

Seller ID: 32101

Condition: Fair


Boston: Tappan and Whittemore / Milwaukie, Wisconsin: Rood and Whittemore, 1852.. 1852.. Fair. AN ABOLITIONIST NOVEL BY RICHARD HILDRETH - Octavo, 7-7/8 inches high by 5- 1/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in light brown cloth. The book is cocked and the covers are heavily rubbed and dampstained with wear to the cloth at the corners and head and tail of the spine. The spine is faded and wrinkled from humidity. 408 pages, illustrated with 8 full-page plates. The text block... View more info

LUCINA SINE CONCUBITU. A Treatise Humbly Addressed to the Royal Society; In which is proved, by most Incontestable Evidence, drawn from Reason and Practice, that a Woman may conceive and be brought to bed, without any Commerce with Man. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid, F.R.H.S, F.S.A. (SCOT). Collectanea Adamantaea VII

By: [Hill, John]. Goldsmid, Edmund; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 16563

Condition: Very good


Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.. 1885.. Very good. - Tall octavo, softcover bound in blue wrappers titled in gilt with vignettes in gilt on the front wrap. The wraps are rubbed, bumped & lightly creased with their edges darkened & chipped & with a piece out of the bottom corner of the rear wrap. vi, 32 & [2] pages, including black- and-white vignettes & caricatures. The contents are very good. Limited edition of 75 large paper and 275 small paper copies. This 25 ... View more info

ONE SUMMER

By: [Howard, Blanche Willis; 1847-1898]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1876.: 1876.

Seller ID: 15740

Condition: Good


Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1876.. 1876.. Good. - Small octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed, bumped & slightly cocked. There is a white stain to the front cover & some black ink staining to the bottom edge of the front cover & to the spine. 254 pages. The front hinge is just starting. There is an owner's ink name & date on the flyleaf. There is light staining to the top corners of a number of pages with occasio... View more info

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MR. NIGHTINGALE'S DIARY: A Farce in One Act. By Charles Dickens.

By: [Lemon, Mark]. Dickens, Charles.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877.: 1877.

Seller ID: 36993

Condition: Good


- 12mo, 4-3/4 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide. Attractively rebound into maroon morocco titled in gilt with raised bands on the spine and with the original terra-cotta cloth covers, titled & decorated in gilt & black, bound in. The top edge is gilt. Marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles further enhance the binding. The book is housed in a handsome silk-lined black & maroon cloth slipcase backed with a maroon calf spine with a gilt titled label on the spine. The lea... View more info

THYSIA: AN ELEGY

By: [Luce, Morton]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: George Bell and Sons, 1909.: 1909.

Seller ID: 16174

Condition: Good


London: George Bell and Sons, 1909.. 1909.. Good. - Small quarto [5-7/8 inches high by 4-5/8 inches wide], dark gray cloth titled in gilt on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. There are several stains to the rear cover & there is a stain near the head of the spine with a small area of the surface rubbed away. 56 pages plus 2-page ad for the book. Illustrated with a brown-and-white frontispiece with a tissue guard. The endpapers & the verso of the fl... View more info

CALDERON, THE COURTIER: A Tale

By: [Lytton, Edward Bulwer]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New-York: Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff-Street, 1838.: 1838.

Seller ID: 4108

Condition: Good


New-York: Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff-Street, 1838.. 1838.. Good. - Octavo, soft bound in gray wraps with a printed label on the front wrap. The wraps are chipped & stained with small pieces out. The back strip is perished & the lower half of the front wrap is detached. There is a heavy stain to the top edge of the label, partially affecting 2 letters of the title. 60 pages plus 12-page publisher's catalog. There is scattered foxing & light staining & a number of page c... View more info

A TRAP TO CATCH A SUNBEAM. By the Author of "Only," "Old Jolliffe," and "Sequel to Old Jolliffe." Author's Edition

By: [MacKarnes, Mrs.]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1850.: 1850.

Seller ID: 1691

Condition: Good


Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1850.. 1850.. Good. - Small octavo, limp brown cloth decorated in blind and titled in gilt. The covers are stained with a tiny chip to the spine. 60 pages and a 12 page publisher's catalog. The top corners of the first 10 leaves are dampstained. A good copy. The second edition. View more info

THE TRIUMPHS OF TIME. THE PREVISIONS OF LADY EVELYN; WITH THE CONCLUSION. By the Author of "Two Old Men's Tales," Emilia Wyndham," &c

By: [Marsh, Anne; and Kingsley, Charles]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1849.: 1849.

Seller ID: 1259

Condition: Very good


London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1849.. 1849.. Very good. - 348 pages bound in with the floral-decorated series title for "The Parlour Library XXVI. The Triumphs of Time by the Author of 'Two Old Men's Tales,' &c."First edition of the Third part.Parts 1 and 2 of "The Previsions of Lady Evelyn" by novelist Anne Marsh [1791-1874] were first published in 1844 as part of "The Triumphs of Time". The third, and concluding, part was published here (in 1... View more info

THORPE REGIS: A Novel. By the Author of "The Rose-Garden" and "Unawares."

By: [Peard, Frances Mary]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874.: 1874.

Seller ID: 13972

Condition: Good


Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874.. 1874.. Good. - Octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine with decorative bands in blind around the spine & both covers. The covers are rubbed & bumped with soiling to the rear cover. The spine is darkened with the head lightly chipped. There is some heavy rubbing down the center of the spine, slightly affecting the titling. Half-title, title & 432 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white title vignette. There is ... View more info

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THEODORE, OR THE PERUVIANS; Translated from the French of Pigault Le Brun.

By: [Pigault de l'Espinoy, Charles-Antoine-Guillaume]. Le Brun, Pigault.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: London printed, reprinted for and published by Geo. Champley, Broadway, 1825.: 1825.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35936

Condition: Fair


- 16mo, 5-1/2 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide. Bound in contemporary marbled brown calf with a gilt ruled frame. The leather is rubbed and scuffed with wear to the edges and corners. The leather has split along the joints and the chipped spine is partially rubbed away. The front cover is detached. 162 pages. The pages are darkened with occasional foxing and there is heavy staining to the edges of the endpapers and pastedowns. Fair. A fictional account of the French n... View more info

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PAUL PRY'S JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE AT LITTLE PEDLINGTON.

By: [Poole, John; 1786?-1872].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836.: 1836.

Seller ID: 33208

Condition: Good


- Small octavo, tan paper covered boards backed with black cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The boards are rubbed & bumped with the paper chipped around the edges. The spine is heavily rubbed with the head chipped & some staining to the upper half. The label is stained & mostly rubbed away, affecting the titling. 4-page publisher's catalog & 191 pages. The front hinge is starting. There are some pencil notations on the front pastedown & endpaper with an own... View more info

THE EDITOR: (A Journal of Information for Literary Workers). Vol. V No. 4 April, 1897. Volume VIII No. 1 July, 1898. Vol. VIII No. 2 August 1898. 3 issues

By: [Stone, Herbert S.]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (Franklin, OH: The Editor Publishing Company, 1897-1898).: 1897-1898).

Seller ID: 13184

Condition: Good


(Franklin, OH: The Editor Publishing Company, 1897-1898).. 1897-1898).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps with pictorial ads on the rear wraps of the 1898 issues & with 2 vignettes on the front wrap of the August 1898 issue. The wraps are soiled, chipped & somewhat darkened with some small stains. There is a tear & crease to the top edge of the 1897 issue's rear wrap. Pages [97]-130 plus ads; pages [228]-265 plus ads; pages [267]-308 plus ads. The 18... View more info

THE NEWCOMES: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family. Edited by Arthur Pendennis Esqre. 2 volumes in 1

By: [Thackeray, William Makepeace.]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1855.: 1855.

Seller ID: 7326

Condition: Good


New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1855.. 1855.. Good. - Large octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The book is cocked. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some light staining. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & there is a tear to the head. vi, [i], 1 blank & pages [9]-210; and title, ii, [i], 1 blank & pages [5]-202. The text is printed in 2 columns. There is an owner's book label on the front pastedown & the same owner's inscription on the fly... View more info

A FOOL'S ERRAND. By One of the Fools

By: [Tourgee, Albion)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, (1870).: (1870).

Seller ID: 13983

Condition: Good


New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, (1870).. (1870).. Good. - Small octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine & in black with a vignette in black on the front cover. The binding is rubbed & bumped. The tail of the spine is chipped & the head is very lightly chipped. 361 pages plus six-page publisher's catalog. There is an owner's name penciled at the top of the title page. One signature is pulled but not detached. There is foxing & light staining throughout. Good. ... View more info