[New York]: New Directions, [1971-1981]. First editions, signed on the flyleaf or title page in Vols. 2-6. SIGNED... Read More about The Theatre of Tennessee Williams
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
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: 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: 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...
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: 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
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..... Read More about The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet
Paris: Crapelet, 1824. Read More about Les Poets François depuis le 12e Siecle Jusqu'à Malherbe
London: John W. Parker, 1858-1870. Second edition, revised. Read More about History of England, from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth
London: Printed for S. Bladon, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1765. First edition in English. Novel satirizing European society by depicting it from the viewpoint of visiting Chinese. Read More about The Chinese Spy; or, Emissary from the Court of Pekin commissioned to examine into the Present...
Paris: Chez Buisson, Libraire, rue Hautefeuille, 1792. Second edition overall and first French. Variant issue. Second edition: The ‘Federalist’ in the French Revolution. The first French edition of Hamilton, Madison, and Jay's celebrated collection of articles supporting the ratification of the United States Constitution. The other issue of this printing..... Read More about Le Fédéraliste, ou Collection de quelques Écrits en faveur de la Constitution proposée aux...
London: Printed for Andew Crooke, 1651 [but ca. 1680]. Third edition. There were three separate editions (not “issues,” as they are sometimes mistakenly referred to) of Hobbes’ classic, with a title-page dated 1651. This is the third, actually printed around 1680, and distinguished by the triangle of type ornaments on..... Read More about Leviathan, or, The Matter, Form, and Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastival and Civil
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. by..... Read More about Collection of 35 first and early editions of his works