New York: Privately Printed for The Jockey Club, 1922-1980. First editions. A cornerstone of any racing library, including... Read More
London: S. Buckley and J. Tonson, 1712-15. First collected edition (except second edition of Volume 2), LARGE PAPER ISSUE. Large Paper Copy. Lovely copy of the famous journal in the rare LARGE PAPER ISSUE."Volumes I and 2, printed in octavo, were bound up, and, dedicated to Lord Somers and Lord...
London: George Bell & Sons, York St., Covent Garden. New York: 112, Fourth Street, 1891-1901. The poets (and number of volumes) are: Akenside (1), Beattie (1), William Blake (1), Burns (3), Butler (2), Chatterton (2), Chaucer (6), Churchill (3), Coleridge (2), Collins (1), Cowper (3), Dryden (5), Falconer (1), Goldsmith...
Chicago: The Atomic Scientists of Chicago, 1946-1973. The Journal of the Nuclear Age. " ... perhaps the single most important journal for documenting both the arms race and the growth and development of atomic energy, and changing attitudes toward them ... The early issues of this journal, before 1956 in...
London: John Pearson, 15, York St., Covent Garden, 1871. Facsimile edition of the1724 third edition of The Plays …, and of the 1735 edition of The Novels . First Edition thus, LARGE PAPER COPY. LARGE PAPER.
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.....
London: Published by John Sharpe, c 1820. Printed by Howlett & Brimmer, Soho. Engraved tiytle-pages by C. Wittingham.
London: Printed by J. Dodsley, 1790. First edition. First edition of Burke's enduring polemic against the revolution in France. “In the eternal debate between the ideal and the practical, the latter had never had a more powerful or moving advocate, nor one whose own ideals were higher” (PMM).According to Todd.....
Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co, 1909. ONE OF 1000 NUMBERED COPIES OF THE AYRSHIRE EDITION. A Beautiful Burns.
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1832-1833.
Toronto: Printed by T. & A. Constable at the Edinburgh University Press for the Publisher's Association of Canada Limited, 1913-1917. Author' Edition. First edition, Number 848 of 875 Impressions on All-Rag Watermarked Paper, signed by the Publisher.
New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922-1925. The Definitive Edition, no. 532 of 1024 sets signed by Twain (as both “Mark Twain” & “S.L. Clemens”). Welles had purchased the right from Collier and Son for a purported $200,000. Welles added an autographed flyleaf from Mark Twain's hand from stock recently discovered in.....
London: William Pickering, etc, 1836-1877. An excellent collection of the posthumous works of Coleridge, with many of the William Pickering titles in first edition.Includes the Literary Remains (4 vols., 1836-1839), On the Constitution of Church and State (1839), Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit (1840), Biographia Literaria (2 vols. in 3...
London: Tilt and Bogue, 1835-1853. Cruikshank, George. First edition. A Complete Run of Cruikshank's Comic Almanacs. Quintessentially Cruikshank, the 19 issues of The Comic Almanack are a high spot of British humorous periodicals. In 1840, Thackeray recalled that the first issue showed “a great deal of comic power, and Cruikshank's...
London: Printed & Published by J. Robins & Co. Albion Press, Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, 1819, 1819, 1819 & 1820. First edition, first issue, with the date on the title-page of volume one , p. 44 of vol. I has second issue title of "Epitaph on a Dyer" but lwith...
London: Imprinted for Charles Tilt and later Tilt and Bogue, etc, 1835-1851. Cruikshank, George. First edition, third issue of 1848 issue. A Delightful Complete Set of Cruikshank's Comic Almanacs. A complete run of these amusing volumes, quintessential Cruikshank.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. Crossroads Edition, No. 103 of 256 copies. Deluxe Issue of the Best Edition. Davis (1864-1916) was the leading reporter of his day (his dispatches are studied in journalism schools), as well as an author and playwright and his good looks and manly elegance made...
London: Chapman and Hall for the Dickens Fellowship, 1905-1940.
New York: Sheldon & Company, 1863.
Paris: Vente à L'Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 1878-1884. With prices realized and an Index.
London: Reeves and Turner, 196 Strand and 185 Fleet Street, 1874. Fourth edition. This fourth and the best edition contains 28 dramas not in the previous editions, and a further 5 which had never appeared previously.
Boston: Dana & Estes Company Publishers, [c. 1900]. Arbury edition, Number 345 of 1000 copies.
London: Edward and Charles Dilly, 1766. Third edition, revised and corrected, of vols.I-III; second edition of vols. IV & V. History of the French and Indian War, drawn largely from primary source material, and with much pertaining to the war in North America and the West Indies. Entick (1703-1773) was...
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808-1809. Pinkerton's collection of voyages was published over the course of six years in a total of seventeen volumes. The six volumes devoted to Europe comprise the largest section of the collection. They are "of great value for its texts, which are sometimes given...
Paris: 1832-1846, 1848. First editions. Periodical issued bi-weekly, then weekly. Volumes for 1832-1836 have 24 issues, 1837 has 26, and 1838-1848 have 52 issues each.
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...