London: Printed for the author by C. Richards …, 1838. First edition. Presentation Copy. Inscribed on the flyleaf... Read More
May 24, ca. 1830. Dibdin settles a bill with his tailor, Francis Nugee, “I suppose there is some spell which prevents the making out of my account and that of my son; from whom I heard on Monday, and more particularly on whose account I want you to [?] the...
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.....
Philadelphia: 1849. A New American from the Last and Improved London Edition.
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...
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...
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.
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.....
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.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Company. The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1937. First edition, Number 181 of 310 copies, signed by the author.
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...
N. P: Sunday [5 June 1842 pencilled notation]. Beckford's Daughter. Thanking him for his letter and comments on the sickness of her daughter, Lady Susan Harriet Catherine. The Duchess of Hamilton was the second daughter of William Beckford and the wife of Alexander Hamilton Douglas, Duke of Hamilton, the noted collector.
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...
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...
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.
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.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1909. Reprint.
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...
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...
Boston: The Atlantic Montly Press, 1923. First Trade edition.
Boston: The Atlantic Montly Press, 1923. First trade edition.
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.
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.
London: Macmillan & Co. and New York, 1892. Second edition. Number 37 of 300 large paper copies. Large Paper Second Edition.
Paris: Libraire de Recueil Général des Lois et des Arrêts, L. Larose & Forcel, editeurs, 1893. Extrait du “Répertoire général et alphabetique du droit français”.
Paris: Jouvert, Libraire, Aout 1848. Administrative Law. Rare.