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Westward Ho! or, the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burrough, in the County of Devon - In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: First Edition. First Edition

Seller ID: 9065

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, color paste-on to cover, fore-edge deckle, t.e.g. (brown), illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with nine full-page color plates by N. C. Wyeth. . Spine moderately rubbed and sunned with slight wear to head and heel, corners lightly bumped, else near fine. All illustrations clean and bright. VERY GOOD . Color Plates. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (vii), (i), 413, (1) pp View more info

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The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $360.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1863

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19819

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


First edition, second state (without the L'envoi leaf). Publisher's full dark green cloth with embossed gilt illustration on the front cover, gilt ruled lines on the borders of the front cover, gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g., fore-edge and bottom edge deckle, dark brown endpapers. Illustrated with 2 b&w plates by J. Noel Paton. . Head and heel of spine have been repaired, blank preliminary page has been removed, one small droplet mark on bottom edge of rear cover, former owner's 3½" x 1" name label on front endpaper, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+. . B&W Dra... View more info

The Water Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Special Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27484

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full blue leather accented in 22kt gold, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt lettering, borders, and green and gilt medallion on cover, printed on acid-free archival paper, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon page marker bound in, Smythe sewn, concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with full-color plates, and B&W in-text drawings and head and tail-pieces by Jessie Wilcox Smith. Preface by Patricia Barrett Perkins. . Former owner's embossed seal on title page, otherwise the volume is in perfec... View more info

Historical Lectures and Essays

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus. Third Printing

Seller ID: 16831

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full green calf by Morrell, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on burgundy label in one compartment, intricate gilt tooling in remainder, gilt double borders on covers, gilt tooling on board edges, blind-stamped dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. . Slight shelf-wear, light foxing on preliminary pages, all hinges strong, unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 336 pp View more info

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Westward Ho! or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burrough, in the County of Devon. In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 20933

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Publisher's blue boards, illustrated paste down on cover, endpapers illustrated in green and gray, twelve beautiful color illustrations throughout. . Hinge starting, corners and edges bumped, endpapers have former library paste downs, page edges slightly soiled with ex-library stamps. Dust jacket gently worn, in protective mylar cover. . Ex-Library. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. viii (413) pp View more info

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Hypatia: or, New Foes with an Old Face

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, R. F. Fenno & Company: N.D.

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26997

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, white lettering and green, brown, and white floral decoration on cover, t.e.g. nd (cir. 1900). Illustrated with full-page B&W plates and frontispiece. This is an historical novel about Hypatia (born between AD 350 and 370; died March 415), a Greek scholar from Alexandria, Egypt, considered the first notable woman in mathematics, who also taught philosophy and astronomy. She was killed by a Christian mob which falsely blamed her for religious turmoil. Some suggest that her murder marked the end of what is traditionally known as Classical... View more info

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The Heroes: Or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1928

Edition: Children's Edition. 1

Seller ID: 24981

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Full green cloth, black lettering and black and red decoration on cover and spine, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with B&W drawings. . Covers of volume are lightly soiled, spine sunned and cracked, former owner's inscription written on half-title page. GOOD.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. viii, (ii), 212 pp View more info