London: Printed for Private Circulation Only, 1922-36. First edition, one of 200 sets. T.J. Wise, in the Original... Read More about The Ashley Library
With the symbolic bookplate of Afrikaans poet and pioneering ethologist Eugène Marais. The bookplate measures 4-3/4 x 6-1/4 inches, and was designed by James J. Guthrie (his monogram at lower left); printed: London, 1897. The motto, Dit of Dood, translates as “This or Death” ; in The Dark Stream. The..... Read More about Tractatus de prescriptionibus.] [Running title:] Tractatus prescriptionum. 35 leaf fragment
Philadelphia: 1849. A New American from the Last and Improved London Edition. Read More about The Principles and Practice of Modern Surgery...Edited by F.W. Sargent, M.D
1. Autograph Letter Signed ("Elgin"), 2 1/4 pp recto and verso, 8vo (conjoined leaves), Broom Hall [Dunfermline], January 17, 1831, to the antiquary James Skene, about pictures he was lending for an exhibition.2. Report from the select committee of the House of Commons on the earl of Elgin's collection of..... Read More about Collection
Nismes: Typographie Ballivet et Fabre; Imprimerie Clavel-Ballivet, 1836, 1861. The catalogue of the holdings at the library in Nimes, with a list of the rules for use at the front of the first volume. The first two volumes contained 13903 items including the basic catalogue, the first supplement and the..... Read More about Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliothèque de Nismes [and the ]Second Supplément, contenant les...
Paris: Imprimerie de E. Duverger, 1835. First edition. Among the areas his collection covered are roads, canals, history of finance and financiers, history of commerce, engineering, agriculture, customs, schools, hospitals, laws, medicine, mines, prisons, science and government. Read More about Traite de matériaux manuscripts de divers genres d'histoire
Paris: Imprimerie de E. Duverger, 1836. Nouvelle edition “augmentée de la Manière de considérer ce traité et de s'en servir”. Signed. With a leaf at the front captioned “Pétition” signed by Monteil the 9th March 1836. Among the areas his collection covered are roads, canals, history of finance and financiers..... Read More about Traite de matériaux manuscripts de divers genres d'histoire
Paris: Veuve Adolphe Labitte: Maison Silvestre, 1883. Sales catalogue for the auction at Maison Silvestre the 18 Mai - 1st of June 1883 containing 2461 lots. The collector was the grandson of Antoine Dubois, Napoleon's celebrated surgeon. Read More about Catalogue des Livres Rares et Curieux Principalement sur l'Histoire de France composant la...
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Company. The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1937. First edition, Number 181 of 310 copies, signed by the author. Read More about Yankee Bookseller Being Some Reminiscences of
London: Messrs Puttick and Simpson, 1884. The library of the Third Earl of Gosford (1806-1864) was sold by private contact to James Toovey, the London Bookseller, who sold the French books in Paris in 1882 at auction, the Aldines by a special catalogue produced by Toovey and the remainder of..... Read More about Catalogue of the Fine, Extensive and Valuable Library of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Gosford, K. P....
Paris: Léon Gruel Relieur d'Art 418, Rue Saint Honoré, 1933. First Edition. #315 of 350 copies sur papier velin d'Arches. Grace Whitney Hoff was born on October 22, 1862, in Detroit, Michigan. She married John Jacob Hoff on April 3rd, 1900, and together they left the United States for France..... Read More about Bibliothèque de Madame G. Whitney Hoff. Catalogue Des Manuscrits, Incunables, Editions Rares,...
London: 1780. First edition. Miss Currer's Copy. RARE, PRIVATELY PRINTED MEMOIR OF "REPUBLICAN" HOLLIS, a noted book collector and Harvard College and Library benefactor. The plates include portraits of Locke, Milton and Newton, whose works he collected, also Britannia, Hollis himself. "It is probable that copies were to be purchased..... Read More about Memoirs of Thomas Hollis Esq. F.R. and A.S.S
London: 1968-1973. Nos. 1-60 (all published). A complete run of this engagingly written and informative British book trade periodical. Contains numerous bibliographical articles and studies. Indexed. Read More about Book Collecting & Library Monthly
She was an English novelist and letter-writer. She had a collection of over 2000 letters that she collected over her lifetime when she died. Read More about List with Letter Signed. To Thomas Thompson of Liverpool
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1909. Reprint. Read More about Talks in A Library with Laurence Hutton. Recorded by Isabel Moore
Somerville, New Jersey: [Privately printed at the Thistle Press], 1967. First edition, limited to 1000  copies. Lavishly produced set of volumes designed by P.J. Conkright documenting the residence of Donald and Mary Hyde, and the library, including the Johnson collection (now at Harvard). Herbert Cahoon, long-time curator of manuscripts..... Read More about Four Oaks Library [and] Four Oaks Farm
Somerville, New Jersey: [Privately printed at the Thistle Press], 1967. First edition, one of 1000 of the first volume and 1250 of the second. Lavishly produced set of volumes designed by P.J. Conkright documenting the residence of Donald and Mary Hyde, and the library, including the Johnson collection (now at..... Read More about Four Oaks Library [and] Four Oaks Farm
Boston: The Atlantic Montly Press, 1923. First Trade edition. Read More about Doctor Johnson, A Play
Boston: The Atlantic Montly Press, 1923. First trade edition. Read More about Doctor Johnson, A Play
Chicago: Caxton Club, 1927. First edition. Printed by Bruce Rogers at the press of William Henry Rudge in Mount Vernon, New York. Limited to 350 copies. Read More about Ancient Books and Modern Discoveries
London: Longmans, Green and Co. And New York, 1889. Number 90 of 113 copies of the Large Paper edition of the first edition. Large Paper Copy. Some of the topics covered in these essays are Modern English Poetry, Fielding, Longfellow, Plotinus, LucretiusRochefoucauld and Virgil. Read More about Letters on Literature
London: Macmillan & Co. and New York, 1892. Second edition. Number 37 of 300 large paper copies. Large Paper Second Edition. Read More about The Library. With a Chapter on Modern English Illustrated Books by Austin Dobson
Paris: Libraire de Recueil Général des Lois et des Arrêts, L. Larose & Forcel, editeurs, 1893. Extrait du “Répertoire général et alphabetique du droit français”. Read More about Bibliographie de la Bibliographie Générale du Droit Français et Etranger
Paris: Jouvert, Libraire, Aout 1848. Administrative Law. Rare. Read More about Bibliographie Administrative ou Nomenclature méthodique et Raisonnée des Recueil de louis et...
Jamaica Queensborough New York: Printed at the Marion Press and to be sold by Dodd Mead and Company Fifth Avenue and Thirty-fifth Street New York, 1901. First edition, Limited to 29 copies on Japan paper, Number 20, signed by the printer and completed the month of October, 1901. Read More about A Record of Books & Letters Collected by ..., with an Essay on The Collector's Point of View...
Bourdeaux: par les Continauteurs de Simon Millanges, 1921. The private catalogue of the collection of books of Monsieur Moura with 931 entires. Read More about Beaux Livres Anciens Rares et Curieux