London: Printed by J.F. Dove, 1830. Read More about Shakespeare's Dramatic Works: With A Life of the Author, and a Selection of Notes, Critical,...
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..... Read More about The Spectator
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..... Read More about The Aldine Edition of British Poets
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..... Read More about Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1913. Third Impression, with additions. Read More about Mendel's Principles of Heredity
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. Read More about The Plays, Histories, and Novels of the Ingenious Mrs. Aphra Behn. With Life and Memoirs
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
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..... Read More about Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain Societies in London...
Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co, 1909. ONE OF 1000 NUMBERED COPIES OF THE AYRSHIRE EDITION. A Beautiful Burns. Read More about The Complete Works of
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1832-1833. Read More about The Works of Lord Byron: with His Letters and Journals, and His Life by Thomas Moore, Esq
Argentorati [Strasbourg]: Vuendelinus Rihelius [Wendelin Rihel], March, 1545. Fourth edition of the Calvin; second Froben folio edition of the Erasmus. Calvin’s ‘Instutitio’: Cornerstone of Liberty. “Calvin's ‘Institution of the Christian Religion’ was the first systematic statement of a Reformed Church. It is the most important doctrinal work of the Reformation..... Read More about Institutio christianae religionis nunc uerè demum suo titulo respondens. [Bound after:]...
Braunschweig: Vieweg und Sohn, 1842. Fourth edition. Early edition of the pioneering work in organic chemistry and nutrition by Justus Liebig (1803-1873), the greatest chemist of his time. Read More about Die organische Chemie in ihrer Anwendung auf Agricultur und Physiologie
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..... Read More about The Writings of Mark Twain …
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..... Read More about Collected Works
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..... Read More about The Comic Almanack for 1835[-1853] An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest … By Rigdum Funnidos, Gent....
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..... Read More about The Humourist. A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Repartees, Witty Sayings, Epigrams,...
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. Read More about The Comic Almanack for 1835-1853: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest...By Rigdum Funnidos, Gent
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..... Read More about The Novels and Stories…
London: Chapman and Hall for the Dickens Fellowship, 1905-1940. Read More about The Dickensian. A Magazine for Dickens Lovers & Monthly Record of the Dickens Fellowship....
New York: Sheldon & Company, 1863. Read More about Works: a handsome partial set consisting of: Hard Times (2 vol.); Sketches by Boz (2 vol.); A...
Paris: Vente à L'Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 1878-1884. With prices realized and an Index. Read More about Catalogue des Livres Précieux, Manuscrits et Imprimés faisant partie de la Bibliothèque...
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. Read More about A Select Collection of Old English Plays. Originally Published by Robert Dodsley in the Year...
Boston: Dana & Estes Company Publishers, [c. 1900]. Arbury edition, Number 345 of 1000 copies. Read More about Works
London: Harding, Triphook and Lepard, 1824-46. The First, Second, and Third Series are all first editions. Read More about Original Letters, Illustrative of English History Including Numerous Royal Letters: From...
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..... Read More about The General History of the Late War; Containing Its Rise, Progress and Event, in Europe, Asia,...
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..... Read More about A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels … Europe