Troy, New York: The Pafraets Book Company, (1903). Connoisseur's Edition on special watermarked paper. Number 16 of 150... Read More about The Works of Samuel Johnson
Bindings and library sets of first editions and rare books across genres such as literature, poetry, and philosophy.
Weston, Vt: The Countryman Press, . No. 551 0f 750 copies signed by the author and artist. Read More about Johnny Pye and the Fool-Killer
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1943). First edition. Read More about Western Star
London: Cassell, . First Edition. Read More about Beckoning Horizon, The Story of a Journey Round the World
London: John Churchill, 1870. Fourth Edition. Read More about Winter and Spring on the Shores of the Mediterranean: or, The Riviera, Mentone, Italy, Corsica,...
London: 1880. Read More about Madame de Maintenon, A Memoir
Paris: Libraire L. Conquet, 1884. De Sta, H. First edition, Number 512 of 1200 copies. Bound by Ruban, with full-page Watercolor by De Sta. Read More about Marie ou Le Mouchoir Bleu. Notice Littéraire par Adolphe Racot
Paris: Librarie de L. Conquet, 1895-1897. First edition, no. 142 of 295 numbered sets on papier velin du Marais. "…contains an enormous amount of material on the French nineteenth century binders, many of whom he, himself had still known and employed. Its lively, anecdotal style makes it a splendid read."..... Read More about La Reliure du XIXe Siecle
Paris: E. Basset, Éditeur 3, Rue Dante, 1912. INSCRIBED. Inscribed by the publisher. Read More about Les Morts Lyriques. Contes
London: Printed for T. Davies...and T. Cadell, 1771. First edition. This work, by the "Gentleman of the Horse to His Majesty", is a compound of Xenophon's Treatise on Horsemanship and Bourgelats' Elements (1750-53); it contains a dissertation on the Ancient Chariot by T. Pownall; physically a very attractive book. Read More about The History and Art of Horsemanship
Paris: Chez Méquigon-Marvis. Libtraire, rue de L'École de Médecine, 1818. First Collected edition. Chiefly remembered today for his Paul et Virginie, Barnardin de Saint-Pierre was also a naturalist who wrote extensively on the harmony and order of nature. Paul et Virginie, in fact, appears in Volume IV of his Etudes..... Read More about Œuvres Complètes
Elliot Stock, 1880. First edition of this imprint. A photographic facsimile, reproduced on hand-made deckle-edge paper, with an interesting introduction. "One of the best facsimiles ever executed" - Westwood & Satchell. Read More about A Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. Being a facsimile reproduction of the first book on the...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. First edition of the author's first novel. Read More about The Journey Down
London: Rowland Ward Ltd, 1962. One of a small number of copies specially bound. Bound in Lion Skin. Read More about Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game. XIth Edition (Africa
Paris: Mercure de France, 1929. Cinquante-trosième édition. Read More about Poètes d'Aujourd'hui. Morceaux choisis
[London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1807]. A handsome volume of proofs of 81 of the 94 wood engravings for Scripture Illustrated (London, 1807). Three of the cuts — nos. 48, 49 & 51 — were cut by Bewick. With an autograph note from a British Museum curator identifying the work..... Read More about Bound volume of proof wood engravings to Scripture Illustrated
Albany New York: S. Shaw, 1826. Read More about History of the Bible
Boston: Nathaniel Willis, 1815. Read More about History of the Bible
New York: American Bible Society, 1855. Sophia Augusta Brown's Bible, Wife of John Carter Brown. The bible of Sophia Augusta Brown (1825-1909), wife of John Carter Brown, herself an active bibliophile who helped her husband build his library and oversaw its stewardship after his death. Sophia Augusta was 34 and..... Read More about The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments
New York: T. and J. Swords, 1818. First American edition thus. First American edition of this expansive Bible with commentary. It was originally prepared and arranged, for British publication, by the Revs. George D'Oyly and Richard Mant under the direction of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. A nice copy..... Read More about The Holy Bible, According to the Authorized Version; With Notes, Axplanatory and Practical; Taken...
New York: William W. Harding, 1864. Harding's Edition. Read More about The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha: Translated...
New York: American Bible Society, 1855. Read More about The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues,...
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, [n.d., c. 1850]. The Book of Common Prayer is inscribed, "Frances Mary Henrietta Hawkesworth from her affectionate Godfather Rich. S. Hawkesworth 27th August" [18??] (The year has been effaced). A beautiful set. Read More about The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments [with] The Book of Common Prayer
Cambridge: Printed by John Field Printer to ye Universitie, 1661. Read More about The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New [Without New Testament
Birmingham: John Baskerville, Printer to the University, 1763. The third variant of the Subscriber's list, with the most names, ending with that of the Hon. Charles York, Esq, Attorney General. Baskerville's Masterpiece. The 1763 edition of Baskerville's Bible has always been recognized as his masterpiece and is one of the..... Read More about The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues...
Birmingham: John Baskerville, Printer to the University, 1763. The third variant of the Subscriber's list, with the most names, ending with that of the Hon. Charles York, Esq, Attorney General. Baskerville's Masterpiece, in Staggemeier & Welcher Binding. The 1763 edition of Baskerville's Bible has always been recognised as his masterpiece..... Read More about The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues...