London: W. Clowes for Trübner & Co, 1861. First edition. Sadleir's Copy. MICHAEL SADLEIR'S COPY of the scarce... Read More about The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages
Edinburgh: Arch. Constable, 1821. Fore-Edge Views of Scotland. Each volume with a fine early fore-edge painting of a Scottish scene identified in an old hand in block letters on the ffep.Volume I : Berwick-on-TweedVolume II : Falkland PalaceVolume III : Edinburgh CastleVolume IV : Barnborough CastleVolume V : Hollyrood Palace..... Read More about The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet
Paris: Crapelet, 1824. Read More about Les Poets François depuis le 12e Siecle Jusqu'à Malherbe
London: John W. Parker, 1858-1870. Second edition, revised. Read More about History of England, from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth
London: Printed for S. Bladon, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1765. First edition in English. Novel satirizing European society by depicting it from the viewpoint of visiting Chinese. Read More about The Chinese Spy; or, Emissary from the Court of Pekin commissioned to examine into the Present...
Paris: Chez Buisson, Libraire, rue Hautefeuille, 1792. Second edition overall and first French. Variant issue. Second edition: The ‘Federalist’ in the French Revolution. The first French edition of Hamilton, Madison, and Jay's celebrated collection of articles supporting the ratification of the United States Constitution. The other issue of this printing..... Read More about Le Fédéraliste, ou Collection de quelques Écrits en faveur de la Constitution proposée aux...
Cambridge: Printed at The Riverside Press, 1883, 1884. Riverside Edition, Large Paper, #34 of 250 copies. ROBERT HOE COPY. Read More about The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, With Introductory Notes by George Parsons Lathrop. In...
New York: Printed for Subscribers only by Croscup and Sterling Company, . Düsseldorf edition, number 15 of 250 copies printed on Holland Paper, signed by the publishers. This was one of the last works by Charles Leland. He died in 1903. Read More about The Prose and Poetical Works of Heinrich Heine. Translated by Charles Godfrey Leland
New York: Privately Printed for The Jockey Club, 1922-1980. First editions. COMPLETE SET. A cornerstone of any racing library, including the now very difficult to find Vosburgh volume, and the final volume in the series by William H. Rudy. Read More about Racing in America 1665-1979
New York: Croscup & Company, [co. 1893]. Cabinet Edition, printed on Holland paper. Number 654 of 1000 sets. Rare. Read More about The Novels Complete and Unabridged of Victor Hugo
all published in London (except as noted below): from 1801-1870. Substantial collection of the writings of on who, as "Hazlitt said in THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE (1825) ... 'improves upon acquaintance'; everyone can gain from knowing him better." (Nicholas Roe, ODNB).Comprising: Juvenalia; or, a Collection of Poems. Frontis. by..... Read More about Collection of 35 first and early editions of his works
London: William Heinemann, 1891. First edition in English, no. 66 of 100 copies of the Large Paper Edition. The large paper edition of the first English edition of Hedda Habler, limited to 100 copies. First published in London in an edition of 12 copies to secure copyright followed by the..... Read More about Hedda Gabler. A Drama in Four Acts … Translated from the Norwegian by Edmund Gosse
Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, Printed Only for Subscribers,1895-1900. The Memorial Edition of which there have been printed 100 Copies; Lettered A to Z and 1 to 74. Issued in the Interest of La Société des Gens de Lettres for the Prix Barrie-Balzac, No. 33. PRINTED THROUGHOUT ON JAPANESE VELLUM..... Read More about The Memorial Edition of the Comedie Humaine
Troy, New York: The Pafraets Book Company, (1903). Connoisseur's Edition on special watermarked paper. Number 16 of 150 copies. Read More about The Works of Samuel Johnson
London: Printed for G. and W. Nicol...by W. Bulmer & Co. Cleveland-row, St. James, 1816. UNCUT. Read More about The Works of Ben Jonson, in Nine Volumes. With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a Biographical...
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1914-26. Seven Seas Edition. Number 57 of 1,000 sets, signed by Kipling on the half-title of vol. I. The last Volume is " Debits and Credits." Read More about The Works
Paris: Calmann-Levy, n.d. Fine Set of Labiche. Some admirers have considered Labiche the equal of Molière; his plays are more complex and less coarse than many other examples of French farce. Read More about Théatre Complet de Eugene Labiche, avec une preface par Emile Augier
Paris: Chez Ladrange et Verdière, 1826-1833. Fish, Snakes and Whales -- in 187 Plates. Superb edition, handsomely presented, of the works of the great French naturalist and succesor to Buffon, collecting his massive HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES POISSONS; ... DES QUADRUPEDES OVIPARES; ... DES SERPENTS; and DES CÉTACÉES. In addition, the..... Read More about Œuvres ... Nouvelle Édition, dirigée par M.A.G. Desmarest
Paris: Bossange et Masson, 1815. Read More about Annales du Musée et de L'École Moderne des Beaux-Arts. Recueil de Gravures au trait, d'après...
London: Printed for G. & J. Robinson, 1804. First edition, with half-titles. A BEAUTY. First edition in an Irish binding of Sophia Lee's partly autobiographical epistolary novel. It was translated into French by Madame de Salaberry and published under the title Savinia Rivers, ou le danger d'aimer. Read More about The Life of a Lover
London: Printed for Harding and Lepard, 1835. An imposing set of volumes, each portrait accompanied by a short history of its subject. Read More about Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. Engraved from authentic pictures in the...
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, nd. The Winchester Edition, no. 73 of 107 sets. One of 107 Sets. Read More about The Complete Works of Lord Macaulay. edited by His Sister Lady Trevelyan
London: vd [1857-1892]. First Editions. WITH ALL SADLEIR'S RARITIES. An amazing assemblage of the works of one of England's major 19th century novelists all in magnificent full green morocco bindings with the original covers bound in at the back. We have never had such a complete collection. Sadleir (pp. 380-381)..... Read More about WORKS: comprising: Farina: A Legend of Cologne. London, 1857; The Ordeal of Richard Feverel....
London: Constable & Co, 1909-10. Memorial edition. With a Letter from Meredith to Moncure Conway. Laid into volume I is a fine Autograph Letter signed from Meredith to M.D. Conway (Moncure Conway, the American abolitionist, transcendentalist, etc.). 2pp. 8vo, Mickleham near Dorking, January 14, 1868. Writing as the acting editor..... Read More about The Works of
London: Bickers and Bush, 1863. Read More about The Works of ... in Verse and Prose, Printed from the Original Editions with a Life of the author...
London: Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1714. First collected edition of Molière in English. First Collected Molière in English. The first collected edition in English of the plays of Molìere, with all but two of the translations by John Ozell (d. 1743), one of the most important translators of the first..... Read More about The Works of Monsieur de Moliere [Translated by John Ozell