London: Walter Scott, Paternoster Square, 1895. First edition, one of about 1200 copies. In Very Rare 1895 Dust... Read More about Celibates
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. Preface:"For two women to start upon a camping trip in the desert, with only an Arab retinue to protect them seems to some of our friends to show a high sense of adventure..." The two women are our author and her co-author Lady Evelyn..... Read More about Wayfarers in the Libyan Desert
Philadelphia: John C. Winston, [n.d., ca. 1907]. Early reprint. RareIn Dust Jacket. Read More about Chester Rand; or, A New Path to Fortune
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
Francofurti Ad Moenum: [Paul Reffeler], 1576. Attractive dated example of a later sixteenth-century German binding.The book is the second part (only) of the four-part Examinis Concilii Tridentini of Lutheran theologian Martin Chemnitz, a consideration of the decrees of the Council of Trent from a Lutheran perspective. Read More about Secunda pars Examinis decretorum Concilii Tridentini, Complectens Explicationem Locorum, De...
San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1899. Edition de luxe, no. 24 of 52 hand-illuminated copies, numbered and signed by the author. Read More about A Season Sowing
Marburg und Frankfurt: Brönner, 1771. Read More about Neu vermehrt und vollständiges Gesang-Buch, worinnen sowohl die Psalmen Davids nach Ambrosii...
Rome: ca.1650-80s. The Pope's Bookbinder. Empty covers from a binding by the Rospigliosi atelier of Rome, active from the early 17th through the early 18th centuries and patronized by a long procession of Church officials and foreign dignitaries. Foot lists more than 90 known bindings by the Rospigliosi workshop (Henry..... Read More about Empty covers
Mainz: B. Schott Soehne, nd. [c. 1823]. The score to Carl Blum's Zoraide, a lyric drama in three acts, in a fine Berlin binding of the period. Read More about Zoraide oder Der Friede von Granada. Oper in drei aufzügen
Florence: Fratelli Alinari, 1909-1915. First edition thus. Read More about Il Decamerone di Messer Giobvanni Boccacio
London: Hogarth House, n.d. [ca. 1890]. First edition, bound from 10 parts. A later Jack Harkaway installment from Hemyng. Summers notes that the Hogarth House numbers “fell below the standard of the original series”. Read More about Jack Harkaway on the Prairie
London: Published by George Emmett, at the Office, Hogarth House, St. Bride’s Avenue, [ca. 1885]. Early edition. James & Smith tentatively attributed this boys’ adventure to George Emmett, who appears here as the publisher. The illustrations, at least one of which is signed “Phiz,” have been attribited to Hablot Knight..... Read More about Young Tom Wildrake’s Adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America
London: “Boys of England” Office, n.d. [ca. 1880]. E.J. Brett edition, bound from 21 penny parts. With Three Color Plates. This installment of the Jack Harkaway series is attributed to Hemyng, though this copy bears the signature of Phillip Richards, who authored at least two titles in the series. Read More about Edwin J. Brett’s Jack Harkaway After Schooldays. His Adventures Afloat and Ashore. Volume I...
London: [Edwin J. Brett] “Boys of England” Office, n.d [ca. 1880]. E.J. Brett edition (Harkaway Series no. 6 & 7), bound from 23 parts. Author’s Copy. With a note in the author’s hand beneath the title, “by Philip Richards.” Bracebridge Hemyng wrote most of the Jack Harkaway series and this..... Read More about Jack Harkaway Among the Brigands … Volume I & II [complete
London: [Edwin J. Brett] “Boys of England” Office, n.d [ca. 1880]. E.J. Brett edition, bound from 21 penny parts. Author’s Copy. With a note in the author’s hand beneath the title, “by Philip Richards.” Bracebridge Hemyng wrote most of the Jack Harkaway series, though Richards is thought to have authored..... Read More about Jack Harkaway and His Son’s Adventures Around the World … Volume I & II [complete
London: Charles Hindley [The Younger], 1886. Second edition. In Dust Jacket. Read More about The History of the Catnach Press, at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in...
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Atlantic City Cantata
New York: Harpers Magazine, 1871. First edition in parts. De Mille, a Canadian (1837-1880), was a very popular writer of the period covering the last quarter of the nineteenth century. One of his best known works, "The Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder," is rather reminiscent of Poe's "Narrative..... Read More about The American Baron
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, . Deming, Edwin Willard. First edition. In Dust Jacket. Read More about Little Brothers of the West
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. First Edition, one of 950 copies. Derrydale Binder’s Dummy. The published book was bound in a deep maroon cloth with the upper board decorated with the woodcock by Edgar Burke, in the same manner as this trial binding.Uncommon. Read More about Firelight. [Trial Binding
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1922. First edition. Historical accounts of life and travel in India by the noted ornithologist. Wide ranging and well written. Read More about Bygone Days in India
London: Chapman and Hall, March 1852-September 1853. First edition. IN PARTS. Read More about Bleak House
London: Chapman and Hall, December, 1864 - Nov. 1865. Stone, Marcus. First Edition, in the original parts; first issue text, “pricipal” in no. 14. Our Mutual Friend contains the greatest number of inserted ads of all of Dickens' books in parts. The present copy is a made up set, and..... Read More about Our Mutual Friend. The original 19/20 monthly parts
London: The Piccadilly Fountain Press, 1931-1932. 20 parts. Copy no. 298 of 1000 of the Lombard Street Edition, signed by the editor, being an excellent facsimile of the original parts issue. Printed at the University Press, Oxford. Read More about The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club containing a Faithful record of the Perambulations,...
Np: [circa 1855]. An Original Subscription Book for a Well-Known Lithographed American View. "The production of American lithographic city views in the nineteenth century was primarily a commercial venture. Most if the views would never have been printed if they could not have been sold or if their publishers had..... Read More about A List of Subscribers to the Lithographic View of Manchester NH Drawn by J. B. Bachelder and to...
New York: Brentano’s, 1912. Later edition. Read More about A Dictionary of Etiquette. A Guide to Polite Usage for all Social Functions