Paris: Chez Méquigon-Marvis. Libtraire, rue de L'École de Médecine, 1818. First Collected edition. Chiefly remembered today for his... Read More about Œuvres Complètes
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..... 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
Springfield, [Mass.]: Reprinted for Dr. Samuel Cooley, by Ashley & Brewer, 1802. First American edition. Rare first American edition of Jenner's work: "the basis of the modern science of immunology" (PMM) and "one of the great triumphs in the history of medicine" (Garrison-Morton). "Soon after Inquiry was published, Benjamin Waterhouse..... Read More about An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, a Disease Discovered in some of...
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...
London: Printed for G. and W. Nicol; F.C. and J. Rivington; Cadell and Davies... by W. Bulmer and Co. Clevelanf-row, St. James's, 1816. Large Paper Edition. Large Paper Set. Read More about The Works of...in Nine Volumes. With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a Biographical Memoir by...
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
Leiden: De'Imp. d'Elie Luzac, 1748. Presumed second edition. One of the most provocative texts of 18th-century materialism. Julien Offray de La Mettrie's (1709-1751) controversial major work. In it, he denies the existence of a soul, and extends Descartes' argument of animals as automatons, akin to complex machines, to include human..... Read More about L'Homme Machine Bound With: L'Homme plus que Machine A londres [Holland?]: [n.p.] 1748
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: John Murrary, 1857. First edition, Bradlow's Variant No. 2. "Livingstone's services to African geography ... are almost unequalled ... he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before" (PMM). One of the great classics of African travel. When Livingstone returned..... Read More about Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence...
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1857. First edition. "Livingstone's services to African geography ... are almost unequalled ... he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before" (PMM). One of the great classics of African travel. When Livingstone returned to England..... Read More about Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence...
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...
Berlin, New Jersey: Zone Productions, 1993. Michael Avon Oeming. First edition. Famous Quotations Presents: Malcolm X (1925-1965). Read More about Malcolm X Famous Quotations Trading Cards
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
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1922-24. The Carra Edition. No. 624 of 1000 numbered sets, SIGNED BY MOORE in vol. 1, on paper watermarked with a facsimile of GM's signature. With description on letterhead of Harry F. Marks, N.Y. (distributor of Black Sun Press) Priced at the Extraordianry sum of..... Read More about The Collected Works of …
London: Printed for W. Strahan, T. Payne and Son, J. Rivington and Sons, W. Owen, 1784. A New edition, greatly enlarged and Improved. Read More about A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing an historical and critical account of the...
London: Longmans, Green, [et al.], 1864. Read More about Apologia Pro Vita Sua: Being A Reply To A Pamphlet Entitled “What, Then, Does Dr. Newman Mean?”
Newcastle-Up0n-Tyne: Messr Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd., Printing Court Buildings. London: Simpkins, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, 1893-1914. First editions, one 1000 copies. Vol. I The Parish of Bamburgh; Vol.II The Parishes of Embleton, Ellingham, Howick, Long Houghton, and Lesbury; Vol. III Hexhamshire, Part I; Vol. IV-Hexamshire Part II; Vol..... Read More about History of Northumberland