[London]: Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co. Limited, 1900. First edition of the author's first book of verse. Doughty's... Read More about Under Arms
Pasadena, California: The Ampersand Press, 1948. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press. Read More about Jane Austen
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1833. Second American edition, one of 1250 copies printed. In Original Boards. The earliest obtainable American printing of Emma (the 1816 first American edition is known in 3 copies), in choice and unsophisticated condition. Read More about Emma: A Novel. In Two Volumes. By Miss Austen …
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1899-1901. Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan, The Watsons, Letters, and Sense and Sensibility (vol. 1 only). Read More about The Novels of …
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1923. Large paper edition. Limited to 1000 sets. The best edition (and the source for many Oxford re-issues), comprising Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The plates include fashions, views, and reproductions of title pages. Read More about Novels. The Text Based on the Collation of the Early Editions by R.W. Chapman. With Notes, Indices
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. First American edition, one of 1,250 copies printed. Attractive and entirely unsophisticated copy of the first American printing. Read More about Persuasion. By Miss Austen …
London: William Jackson (Books) Ltd, 1929. Austen, John. Number 75 of 200 copies printed at the Curwen Press, signed by the Artist and inscribed to "To my new good friend Howard L. Epstein." This story first appeared in Coburn's "New Monthly Magazine" in 1834. His father thought it his best..... Read More about The Infernal Marriage
London: Printed by Richard Olton for Ralph Mabb, 1637. First edition. Austin (1587-1634), a barrister of Lincoln's Inn was also author of Devotionis Avgvstininae Flamma, or, Certaine Devovt, Godly, and Learned Meditations, printed in the same year as this early work advocating legal and public liberties for women. His works..... Read More about Haec Homo, Wherein the Excellency of the Creation of Woman is described, By way of an Essay
London: Printed for Tho.[mas] Flesher at the Angel and Crown and Edward Evets at the Green Dragon, 1683. First English edition. The first English edition of 'De retardandis senectutis accidentibus et sensibus conservandis.' It had appeared in Latin in London in 1590. Arrais, d 1652, physician to Juan IV, King..... Read More about Old Age, and Preservation of Youth. By Roger Bacon, A Franciscan Frier. Translated out of Latin;...
London: Printed [by William Bowyer] for A. Millar, 1765. Bowyer's ledgers show that 500 copies were printed. Read More about The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of...
London: [William Jaggard] for John Jaggard, 1612. Second Jaggard edition, second issue with G7,8 canceled with addition of signatures H-O. Huth-Pirie Copy of the 1612 Jaggard Printing of Bacon's Essayes. The second Jaggard edition of the Essayes of statesman and philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626). Jaggard used his 1606 edition of..... Read More about Essaies. Religious Meditations. Places of Perswasion and Disswasion. Seene and Allowed
Boston: Published by Oliver and Munroe, No. 78, State-Street, 1807. First American edition of the first complete edition of Bacon’s “Essays” and first separate American edition. In 1688 William Bradford had printed the first American appearance of Bacon's essays in the third part of a collection edited by Daniel Leeds..... Read More about Essays Moral, Economical, and Political
London: W. Stansky for Matthew Lownes, and William Barret, 1622. Second edition, first published in 1622. Large paper copy on thick paper of the second edition of Bacon's history of Henry VII. Bacon had promised the work to James I while on trial, and he quickly completed the work following..... Read More about Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh
Oxford: e Typographiceo Clarenoniano, 1813. Read More about Novum Organum sive Indicia Vera de Interpretatione Naturae
Roma: 24 March 1903. Bagot wrote the famous "My Italian Year."Reading in part "I have made no definite arrangements for the publication of my next novel in America, though I believe my agent Ms. Watt has been taking some steps in the matter. I had, as you observe, to leave..... Read More about A.L.S. To J.[oseph] Gilder
London: Constable, [1975, 1978]. First editions. Inscribed. London in the Swinging SeventiesFirst two novels by Hilary Bailey (erstwhile editor of New Worlds and former wife of Michael Moorcock), both inscribed to Charles Naylor (companion of science fiction writer and poet Thomas M. Disch):Polly Put the Kettle On: “To Charlie with..... Read More about Polly Put the Kettle On [And:] Mrs Mulvaney
London: Saunders and Otley, 1840. First edition. 'Byron diluted!'. A collection of unabashedly Byronic poems — including several "To Laura," an ode to Shelley, and the long title poem on a Greek theme. The young Baille-Cochrane (1816-1890) was at this time begining his association with the Young England movement of..... Read More about The Morea: With Some Remarks on the Present State of Greece
London: Printed for Messr. Rivingtons, 1782. New Edition, usual cancels. Read More about Biographia Dramatica, or, A Companion to the Playhouse: containing historical and critical...
[Aberdeen: Privately printed by the Aberdeen University Press], 1890. No. 87 of 100 copies printed. One of 100 Copies Printed. Magnificently printed and very scarce catalogue of a great collection, extensively documented, indexed, and with useful appendices. Read More about Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Catalogue of a Collection of English Ballads of the XVIIth and XVIIIth...
London: Jennings and Chaplin, 1832. First edition thus. Read More about The Beggar’s Daughter of Bednall Green as Edited by Dr. Percy. With an Original Preface
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1930. First edition, no. 368 of 750 copies for sale. Read More about Broadside Ballads of the Restoration Period from the Jersey Collection known as the Osterley Park...
Boston: Published by David Reed, 1826. First American editions. First published in London in 1825 and 1826. Wendell Copy. Read More about The Works of Anna Ltitia Barbauld With a Memoir [and] A Legacy for Young Ladies [edited by Lucy...
London: T. Davies and L. Davis, 1769. Second edition, corrected, with an appendix not in the first ed. Second edition of Baretti's answer to the innacurate (in Baretti's view) portrayal of Italy by Samuel Sharp a few years prior. Read More about An Account of the Manners and Customs of Italy; with Observations on the Mistakes of Some...
London: T. Davies … and L. Davis, 1770. First English edition. A work suggested by Baretti's friend Samuel Johnson, "It was he that exhorted me to write daily and with all possible minuteness: it was he that pointed out the topics which would most interest and most delight in a...... Read More about A Journey from London to Genoa, Through England, Portugal, Spain, and France
6, North Street, Westminster: May 3, 1910. Baring's Credo. A fine, rambling, philosophical letter from the poet and author Maurice Baring (1874-1945) discussing politics (socialism), H.G. Wells, Huxley, materialism, Catholicism, Russia, and God. "I have finished your book. It has delighted me. I think it is one of the most..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("Maurice Baring") to an unidentified author whose book Baring...
London: Williams and Norgate, [First printed 1914/15]. First edition. RARE DJ. Read More about An Outline of Russian Literature