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Life and Its Manifestations: Past, Present, and Future. (Vol. IV, only, of IV)

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Manchester, England, Privately Printed: 1910

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 21777

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volume IV only. Publisher's purple cloth with gilt emblem on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, ruled edges on pages. With errata page. "A Series of Revelations from Interior Sources, containing a New System of Spiritual Science and Philosophy, illustrated by Examples." . Head and heel of spine, edges of covers and tips are rubbed, two small white specs on lower spine, publisher's printed bookplate on fep (not filled-in with any name), else fine. VERY GOOD... View more info

Malerische Studien: Eine Reise um die Welt in 200 farbigen Photographien nach Naturaufnahmen

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Leipzig, K. P. Koehler: N.D.

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26044

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Bound in publisher's full olive cloth, intricate illustration and lettering on cover in silver, red, green, black, orange, and blue; printed endpapers. nd (c. 1900). Illustrated with 200 full-page color photographs of scenes all over the world. Text and captions in German.. Crease on ffep, slightly cocked, otherwise unmarked, tight, and clean; all photographs bright and clear. VERY GOOD. . Color Photographs. Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall. (vi), 232 pp View more info

The Comic History of Rome

By: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1852

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 13131

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Expertly rebacked in half-leather over marbled boards, original spine laid down in six compartments, gilt lettering on red label in one compartment, intricate gilt tooling in remainder. Illustrated with 10 hand-colored steel engravings and 98 in-text woodcuts. . Edges and corners mildly shelf-worn, unmarked, tight and square, light foxing on a few preliminary pages only, other slightly browning but supple, else fine. All illustrations bright and clean. VERY GOOD. . Ha... View more info

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The Comic History of Rome

By: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. First Edition

Seller ID: 26957

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Expertly rebacked in half-leather over marbled boards, original spine laid down in six compartments, gilt lettering in two compartments, intricate gilt tooling in remainder. Illustrated with ten hand-colored steel engravings and 98 in-text woodcuts by John Leech. nd (c. 1870). "One of the wittiest writers of the day" (Allibone, 152), writer Becket worked with illustrator Leech on the staff of the poplar and influential humor magazine "Punch." Leech’... View more info

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The Comic History of England: with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts by John Leech (Two Volumes bound in One)

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 16767

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over marbled boards by Henry Young and Sons, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, elaborate gilt tooling in the remainder, gilt borders on covers, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. nd (c. 1864). Profusely illustrated with 20 hand-colored etchings and 200 woodcuts by John Leech. Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811 – 1856) was an English humorist, lawyer and writer. He was b... View more info

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The Comic History of England: with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts by John Leech (Two Volumes bound in One)

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 26956

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over marbled boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, elaborate gilt tooling in the remainder, blind-stamped borders on covers, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. nd (c. 1864). Profusely illustrated with 20 colored etchings and 200 woodcuts by John Leech. Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811-1856) was an English humorist, lawyer and writer. He was born in London and belong... View more info

The Negative

By: Adams, Ansel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company / New York Graphic Society: 1984

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 26041

ISBN: 0821211315

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, silver lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs. . Former owner's name and date (1984) on ffep, else as new; otherwise unmarked, tight, square, and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is in fine condition. NEAR FINE/FINE. . The New Ansel Adams Photography Series Series. Vol. 2. B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 272 pp View more info

The American Wilderness

By: Adams, Ansel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26840

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Publisher's full gray cloth. Illustrated with magnificent full-page photographs by Ansel Adams. In this magnificent volume, Ansel Adams champions the incomparable American landscape and insists that we keep these treasured lands undefiled. A testament of love for the wilderness from our nation's most famous photographer, in 108 duotone illustrations. This is the noted photographer's last book project, begun two years before his death in 1984 at the suggestion of his fr... View more info

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Twenty Years at Hull House With Autobiographical Notes

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16690

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full red leather accented in 22kt gold, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, printed on archival paper, a.e.g., red moire silk endpapers, satin ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, concealed joints. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature Series. B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xvi,... View more info

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Degas: The Complete Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes

By: Adhemar, Jean; Francoise Cachin; Edgar Degas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20335

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full olive green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only minor shelf-wear and bumped corners. This is a large and heavy book - additional charges may apply for expedited or international shipping. FINE+/VERY GOOD.. B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 288 pp View more info

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The History of England, from the Accession of King George the Third, to the Conclusion of Peace in the Year 1783 (Three Volumes, Complete)

By: Adolphus, John

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and Jun. and W. Davies: 1802

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22234

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First Edition, First Printing. Three volumes in contemporary half calf over marcled boards, spines in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments on burgundy labels, intricate gilt tooling in the remainder, blind-stamped borders on covers, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Frontispiece portrait of George III in volume one. John Adolphus (1768–1845) was an English barrister and historian. This, his major work, was first published i... View more info

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Hothouse

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1964

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26939

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full red leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt decoration on cover, a.e.g., printed endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Marshall Tymn. Collector's Notes laid in. Illustrated with full-page color and B&W plates by Patricia Davis. . Former owner's printed bookplate on fep, otherwise the volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, ti... View more info

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Chicago: City on the Make

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Garden City, Long Island, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1951

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26931

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Signed by Nelson Algren on the ffep. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over gray boards, silver lettering on spine.. Light age-toning to edges of covers only, very slight rubbing to head and heel of spine, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 92 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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A Coffin for Dimitrios

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Franklin Library: 1990

Edition: Special Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20348

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Covered in red leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in three compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, elaborate gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., printed gray endpapers. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces Series. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 264 pp View more info

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The Information

By: Amis, Martin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Harmony Books: 1995

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26796

ISBN: 0517585162

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Signed by the author on the half-title. Stated first edition, first printing. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine, black endpapers. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. NEW/NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 374 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales; Shorter Tales; Longer Stories (Three Volumes, Complete, in Slipcase)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press:

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 13973

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Translated from the Danish by Jean Hersholt. Three volumes in red slipcase. Full blue, yellow, and green cloth, red lettering on spines, red decoration on front covers, a.e.g. (yellow), decorated endpapers. Illustrated with color drawings throughout all three volumes. The three volumes are of Andersen's (1) Fairy Tales, (2) Shorter Stories, and (3) Longer Stories. . Spines of all three volumes sunned, mild wear to slipcase, else fine. NEAR FINE. . Two-Color Drawings.... View more info

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 22595

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth with white panel embossed with a gilt stork and children's faces, gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine, light yellow endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color and B&W plates by W. Heath Robinson. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The slipcase has one small bump on one corner. AS NEW/NEAR FINE (slipcase). . Color Plates. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 289 pp View more info

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Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 25352

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Illustrated with color plates with tissue-guards and B&W drawings. . Covers stained, spine sunned, former owner's bookplate on fep, and name written on ffep, spine cracked; else fine, all illustrations clean and bright. GOOD. . Color Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 287, (1) pp View more info

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Getting Up and Going Home

By: Anderson, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14224

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Limited First Edition. Full brown leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration in each compartment, gilt decoration and borders on covers, moire silk endpapers, all edges gilt, silk ribbon marker. This limited first edition was published by special arrangement with Simon & Schuster (the publisher of the first trade edition) exclusively for the members of The First Edition Society. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condi... View more info

History of Great Britain, from the Death of Henry VIII to the Accession of James VI of Scotland to the Crown of England: Being a Continuation of Dr. Henry's History of Great Britain, and Written on the Same Plan (Volume One)

By: Andrews, James Pettit

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and W. Davies: 1806

Edition: Third Edition. 1

Seller ID: 25428

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Rebound in half brown morocco over green boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square, and clean; hinges strong. Former owner's armorial bookplate on fep, otherwise unmarked; mild foxing throughout; pages supple. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pp View more info