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Cultureel Indie, Zevende Jaarganag (1945) (Volume VII [Seven]) [Full Morocco Binding]

By: Afdeeling Volkenkunde Van Het Indisch Instituut,

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, E J Brill: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35921

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 218 pages; Oversize volume. This seventh volume of the annual has been rebound in full modern morocco leather with gilt tooled morocco labels to spine. Contents bright and clean. Illustrated with b&w photos. VG+ thus in a Fine binding ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy, Late of Covent-Garden Theatre, To Which is Annexed, Her Original Letter to John Calcraft. [Dublin, 2nd Edition, in 3 Volumes]

By: Bellamy, George Anne and Alexander Bicknell

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Dublin, Moncrieffe, Burnet, Jenkin, et. al.: 1785

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20030

Condition: Very Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 2nd edition. In three volumes, complete. Bindings uniform in mid 19th century 1/2 leather and marbled paper boards with spines in six compartments, gilt tooled and with black morocco title lables bright and neat. First two volumes reference the work as a two volume set with the third volume of her letter to Calcraft etc, referencing the work as one of three volumes. [8], 330, 299, [19], vii, 232 pp. Highly polished ochre calf leather lightly r... View more info

Vicissitudes of Families, and Other Essays and Second Series, Vicissitudes of Families; Two Volumes

By: Burke, Sir Bernard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts: 1859

Seller ID: 20620

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Two volumes in 3/4 polished calf over marbled paper boards. 2nd edition of the initial volume and first (1860) edition of the "Second Series" volume. A Third Series volume was later published in 1863 but is not present here. In matched attractive leather bindings; spines in six compartments between five raised bands. Red and black morocco title labels in the 2nd and third compartments respectively. 437 and 438 pp. Gilt tooled decorative... View more info

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments ... [Lord Wharton Gift Copy], [With: ] The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments ... [With: ] a New Version of the Psalms of David edited ...by N. Brady, D. D. , and N. Tate, Esq.

By: Church Of England & N. Brady, Nicholas & N. Tate; Lord Philip Wharton

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Oxford, Printed At the University Press By Samuel Collingwood and Co.: 1833

Seller ID: 34793

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Printed at the University Press by Samuel Collingwood and Co. 1833 & 34. Notable as one of the copies specially bound for distribution as gifts of the estate of Philip the Late Lord Wharton. Bound in full polished calf, paneled and with a large blind stamped panel on the upper board with the text: "The Gift of Philip Late Lord Wharton Distributed by His Lordships Trustees 1834." A printed slip outlining the terms and conditions of the g... View more info

Tales of the Castle: Or Stories of Instruction and Delight. Being Les Veilles Du Chateau [Complete in 5 Volumes]

By: De Genlis, Madame La Comtesse (Stephanie Felicite Ducrest) and Thomas Holcroft (translator)

Price: $265.00

Publisher: London, G. G. J. & J. Robinson: 1789

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0004067

Condition: Very Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; Complete in 5 volumes. Bound by Root and Son in 3/4 morrocco over marbled paper covered boards. Each volume with five raised bands and six compartments. Each volume with a pair of morocco leather title and author labels. Silk ribbon bookmarks sewn in each volume. Morrocco leather just a little dry and surface scarred with a few tiny chips at spine ends. Front board of vol 1 detached at joint. All other boards soundly attached. Contents clean a... View more info

Buddhist Sects in India

By: Dutt, Nalinaksha

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17505

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages; Rebound by the original owner in a full grained morocco leather binding. Titles and rules tooled in gilt to spine. Solid neat copy in a handsome leather rebinding. NF thus View more info

Robin Gray

By: Gibbon, Charles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1873

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29092

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; #389 in Harper's series - "Library of Select Novels". Handsomely bound in 3/4 morocco and fuscia linene cloth boards.Original wraps bound in. Harper's catalog ad for titles in the series lists 387 titles. Text printed in two columns. Mild shelf rub to leather at spine ends and corners; leather a trifle darkened at spine. A very well preserved copy in a handsome binding. Scarce in early copies. VG+ View more info

La Vertu de la Baronne

By: Gyp (Pseud) , Sybille Gabrielle Marie-Antoinette De Riquetti De Mirabeau

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Calmann Levy; Ancienne Maison Michel Levy Freres: 1882

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 25922

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 374 pages; Handsomely bound in 1/2 morocco with decorative designs and title lettering in gilt to spine, with patterned paper covered boards. Metallic sheen, floral design endpages. Solid and clean; spine just very slightly cocked. Mild shelf rub to paper covered boards. Morocco over spine is especially fresh and neat. VG++ View more info

Livre D'Or Des Souverains. Suite De L'Annaire Des Maisons Souveraines

By: Hiort-Lorenzen, H. R.

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Nilsson: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25915

Condition: Very Good+


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 654 pages; Handsomely bound in full red morocco leather with 4 raised bands, triple fillet gilt ruling to boards and gilt tooled devices and borders to spine compartents. Handsome gilt dentelles border a center piece of red silk with matching silk coated front endpage. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Sil bookmark sewn in. Printed on heavy paper stock. Mild stress to leather at spine ends. Solid and bright - a hyandsome copy of this finel... View more info

De Atjèhers. Uitgegeven op last van de Regeering [ (In Two Volumes) , Modern Morocco Bindings) ]

By: Hurgronje, Christiaan Snouck

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Batavia and Leiden, Landsdrukkerij and E. J. Brill: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27334

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Two volumes, 1st edition. Very handsomely rebound in full grained red morocco with geometric ruling in blind to boards and dark brown morocco title labels to spines. Spines in six compartments with raised bands and decorative gilt and brown rules and devices. Complete with the folding maps and lithographs, though the rebinding has sewn the text block too tightly to accomodate the opening of one of the folded maps and one of the plates. Expected... View more info

Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott; in 7 Volumes [Joseph Chamberlain Bookplates]

By: Lockhart, J. G. and Walter Scott

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Cadell: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19939

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 7 volume set. 1st edition. In a later 19th century finely bound combination of 1/2 grained brown morocco and pebbled lighter brown cloth boards. Double gilt fillet ruling at spine ends; single gilt rule to the cloth morocco seam. Top edges gilt. All volumes snughly bound and neat. Some light surface (box storage? ) rub to the spines, generally mild, but a bit heavier to vols V and VII. Gilt tooled title lettering bright to all spine save for so... View more info

My Novel, or Varieties in English Life , [Vol 3 of 3 Only] : [A Volume] from "The Works" - Edition Magnifique, Bound by Trautz-Bauzomet

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer & Trautz-Bauzomet (Binding) & Pisistratus Caxton (Pseud)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition Thus; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 32763

Condition: Very Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 413 pages; [1900] Dana Estes & Co. A volume from the 32 volume set issued by Dana Estes in the Edition Magnifique - limited to 26 sets. This is the 3rd volume of 3 in the work "My Novel." Finely bound in full crushed green levant morocco by Trautz-Bauzomet. Quadruple filet gilt ruled borders in geometric pattern with elaborate floral gilt tooling to sides and spine, with white full morocco doublures tooled with gilt and colored f... View more info

L'heptameron Des Nouvelles De Tres-haute Et Tres-illustre Princesse Marguerite D'angouleme, Reine De Navarre - Nouvelle Edition Publiee, D'apres Le Texte Des Manuscrits Avec Des Notes Et Une Notice Par P. L. Jacob, Bibliophile

By: Marguerite D'Angouleme, Reine De Navarre & P. L. Jacob

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Adolphe Delahays: 1858

Seller ID: 32224

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 570 pages; Handsomely bound in 1/2 grained morocco over marbled brown paper covered boards. Xxxix, 570 pp. Just trace shelf rub to edges. Superficial stain to leather along the front joint. Front and bottom edges untrimmed. Prior owner name and address penned to top edge of title page. VG++ View more info

History of the Indian Tribes of North America

By: McKenney, Thomas L. & James Hall

Price: $210.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, Volair Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition Thus; Facsimile

Seller ID: 32846

ISBN: 0931480140

Condition: Very Good+


Color Plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Handsomely bound 2 volume set. In full brown leather with heavy gilt to boards and spines. All edges gilt; moire silk lining sheets and silk bookmarks sewn in. Tightly bound and fresh facsimile production of one of the high points of 19th century color plate books. Housed in publisher's original heavy brown cloth lined slipcase. Just a whisper of sunning to leather at spines and a bit of mild shelf soiling to the cloth lini... View more info

The Queen's Comrade; The Life and Times of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough [Fine Binding]

By: Molloy, J. Fitzgerald

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19218

Condition: Near Fine


658 pages; [FINE BINDING] 1901 Hutchinson & Company. 1st edition. 3/4 blue morocco over marbled paper boards. Top edges gilt. Spines in six compartments; ruling titles and devices tooled in gilt. Just trace shelf rub to leather at tips. Prior owner heraldic bookplates to pastedowns and subsequent owner's small ink stamp in the gutter of the dedication page. Tissue guarded engraved frontis portraits and additional portrait plates in text. Handsome, finely bound set. NF ..... View more info

The Sailor King; William the Fourth, His Court and His Subjects, (2 Volumes) ; [Fine Binding]

By: Molloy, J. Fitzgerald

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1903

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26065

Condition: Near Fine


Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 616 pages; [FINE BINDING] 1903 Dodd, Mead & Co. , NY. 1st American edition. Very handsomely bound in fine 3/4 blue morocco and marbled paper boards. Spines in six compartments with five raised bands. Devices and title lettering tooled in compartemtns; triple filet rules over the bands. Tightly bound and fresh. Illustrated with 16 plates including photogravure frontis pieces. Bookplates of noted book collector Helen Semple mounted to fro... View more info

An Authentic History of Lancaster County in the State of Pennsylvania

By: Mombert, J. I.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, J. E. Barr and Co.: 1869

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36008

Condition: Good+


Maps, lithographs, engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 792 pages; 1st edition. Bound in original speckled calf with black leather title label to spine, tooled in gilt. Binding remains sound though weak in the joints and with leather splitting over the front joint. Leather rubbed and worn at edges. Contents complete and clean; all maps and plates present and neat. A short mended margin tear to the folding frontis county map. Colored Geologic map drawn by notable Lanc... View more info

For Every Music Lover [Suede Leather Binding in Original Publisher Issued Box. ]

By: Moore, Aubertine Woodward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35104

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; 1st edition. Special leather bound edition still in original publisher issued, lidded box. Soundly bound in original brown, limp suede leather with gilt emossed lozenge title panel to cover. These limp leather gift type bindings which were a feature of turn of the century publishing are notoriously fragile. This copy particularly well preserved - a benefit of still being protected by the publisher issued box. Patterned w... View more info

The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Complete in 3 Volumes

By: Motley, John Lothrop

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1898

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 32764

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 3 volume set, complete thus. Handsomely bound in 3/4 polished tan leather and marbled paper boards with heavy gilt spines; leather title and volume labels mounted to compartments on spines. Pages untrimmed with deckle edges. Uniformly bound 3 volume set likely at one time a part of a larger set of Motley's works. Snugly bound and neat; prior owner name penciled neatly to front endpages. Handsome set. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additiona... View more info

Legends and Lyrics, a Book of Verses: Vols I & II. [Fine Binding] With an Introduction by Charles Dickens

By: Procter, Adelaide Anne & Charles Dickens (Intro)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1877

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 34967

Condition: Very Good


frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 518 pages; 1877 & 1875 George Bell and Sons, London. 2 volumes, complete, xxxi, 264; 223 pp. Engraved frontis portrait. 1877, "29th thousand" in Vol I and 1875, 11th edition in Vol II. Finely bound; uniform in dark green full morocco with decorative panelling in gilt to boards, raised bands on spines with gilt tooled compartments and titles tooled directly in gilt. All edges gilt. Light rubbing to spine ends joint edges. Sup... View more info