London: Printed for G. & J. Robinson, 1804. First edition, with half-titles. A BEAUTY. First edition in an... Read More about The Life of a Lover
London: R. Ackermann, 1809-11. First edition. DR. SYNTAX BEGINS HERE. "Quite the most original and prosperous of poetry journals at the beginning of the 19th century" (Graham), The Poetical magazine is an important color plate work notable for the first appearance of the famous Doctor Syntax: The Schoolmaster's Tour ran..... Read More about The Poetical Magazine. Volumes One through Four
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1873. Read More about Modern Painters
London and New York: George Allen and Longmans, Green, and Co, 1903-1909. Library edition, one of 2062 copies printed. With Ruskin A.L.s. Profusely illustrated (including many previously unpublished drawings) and scrupulously annotated, the Library Edition remains the definitive collection of Ruskin's work; two thousand and sixty-two copies were printed, of..... Read More about The Works of John Ruskin. Edited by E. T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn
Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, v.d [ca.1850s]. ONE HUNDRED VOLUMES. Read More about Works, Including: The Waverley Novels in 48 Volumes (1853); The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir...
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London: Printed by Bulmer & Co. for John & Josiah Boydell , George and W.Nicol, 1802. This set contains Boydell's series of large copper plates that were engraved after a number of well known contemporary artists. A type foundary, an Ink factory and a printing plant were all erected especially..... Read More about The Dramatic Works of...Revised by George Steevens
New York: George Routledge, Ca. 1860. Read More about Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakespeare. Edited by Charles Knight
London: Printed [by William Strahan] for J. and R. Tonson … T. Longman [et al], 1765. Second Johnson edition. Johnson's Shakespeare: A Landmark of Literary Scholarship. A handsome copy of Johnson's famous edition of Shakespeare; the second edition, issued November 1765, a month after the first edition, and distinguished only..... Read More about The Plays of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of...
Dublin: Printed by and for Geo. Grierson … and for George Ewing …, 1726. First Irish edition of Shakespeare. 'The first edition of Shakespeare's works published in Ireland' (Jaggard). A rare complete set of the first edition of Shakespeare’s works printed in Ireland. Published in 8 volumes by George Grierson..... Read More about The Works of Shakespear. In Eight Volumes. Collated and Corrected by the Former Editions, by Mr....
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. First Valpy Edition. A beautiful set of the Valpy edition, praised for its convenient format and the exquisite plates in outline. Read More about Works] The Plays and Poems...with a Life, Glossarial Notes, and One Hundred and Seventy...
New York: William Wise & Company, 1930-1932. Ayot St. Lawrence Edition of the Collected Works , no. 199 of 1790 copies. IN DUSTJACKETS. Read More about The Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1869-1886. Number 962 of 1000. FIFTY-TWO VOLUMES. Read More about The Works of …
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903-04. No. 122 of 150 sets on Ruisdael paper. One of 150 Sets. Read More about Novels and Other Writings
Boston: Dana & Company Publishers, [1904-1912]. Edition De Luxe, Number 583 of 1000 copies. FINE SET, COMPLETE IN 28. Read More about The Complete Works of Count (Lev) Tolstoy. Translated from the original Russian and edited by Leo...
Stratford-upon-Avon: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, Oxford and by Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. Number 192 of 525 numbered sets of The Shakepeare Head Edition of the Barsetshire Novels. Read More about The Shakespeare Head Edition of the Barsetshire Novels of Anthony Trollope. Edited by Michael...
London: Chapman and Hall, 1860-1884. First editions. Castle Richmond,1860, three vols. • Orley Farm,1862-two vols. • The Small House at Allington, 1864, two vols. • Can You Forgive Her?, 1864, two vols. • Hunting Sketches,1865, one vol. • The Golden Lion of Granpere,1872, one vol. • Phineas Redux, 1874, two..... Read More about Works] 22 first editions, uniformly bound
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1909-1912. Autograph Edition, No. 20 of 750 copies signed by the author on the half title of Volume One, "Mary A. Ward" This is an extraordinary set with each volume having a page of manuscript (some heavily corrected) in the hand of the..... Read More about The Writings of...with Introductions by the Author
New Haven: Published by the Author. Sold by Crocker & Brewster, Boston, [etc.] ... Printed by B.L. Hamlen, 1842. Morse, Samuel French B. Second edition, first octavo edition. The Second Edition, The First Unabridged Octavo Edition. A fine copy of the rare octavo edition of Webster's unabridged dictionary, the last..... Read More about An American Dictionary of the English Language. First Edition in Octavo, Containing the Whole...
London: Various publishers, Ca. 1900-1920. Later editions. Presentation Copies to The Prince of Wales from Viscount Esher. Best known for his novel, Under the Red Robe, Weyman, after an unsuccessful career as a lawyer, turned out a number of action-filled popular historical novels, of the sort boys like the Prince..... Read More about Group of 13 novels, most with gift inscriptions to HRH Edward, Prince of Wales, from Viscount Esher
[New York]: New Directions, [1971-1981]. First editions, signed on the flyleaf or title page in Vols. 2-6. SIGNED, VOLUMES 2-6. An outstanding set of the collected theatrical writings of Tennessee Williams. Volumes 2-6 are signed by the author.The set consists of Volume I: Battle of Angels, The Glass Menagerie, A...... Read More about The Theatre of Tennessee Williams
London: J. Johnson, 1792. Second edition. Second edition of Wollstonecraft's famous argument for equality of education for both sexes. Published the same year as the first edition in London in 1792. Wollstonecraft felt that women ought to be the equal partners of men and wrote "...that if woman be not..... Read More about A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With strictures on Political and Moral Subjects