London: Walter Scott, Paternoster Square, 1895. First edition, one of about 1200 copies. In Very Rare 1895 Dust... Read More about Celibates
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. XI Edition. (Africa
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
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
Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, n.d. [ca. 1910]. IN DJ, NOT IN GIMBEL. Read More about A Christmas Carol
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,...
London: Willoughby & Co, n.d. . Later edition, bound from 40 penny parts. A Pickwick-inspired novel, first published by Emans in 1844. Read More about The Steam Packet: a Tale of the River and the Ocean
New York: Brentano’s, 1912. Later edition. Read More about A Dictionary of Etiquette. A Guide to Polite Usage for all Social Functions
London: William Heinemann, . First edition. In dust jacket. Read More about The Little Man. and Other Satires
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First American edition. CLEON DUST JACKET. Read More about Swan Song
Lugduni [Lyon]: apud Antonium Gryphium, 1566. A nice pocket edition of the Noctes Atticae or Attic Nights, the celebrated miscellany of Aulus Gellius (2nd century C.E.), which preserves fragments of many lost works of classical literature. With a lexicon of Greek phrases at pp. 692-. Read More about Auli Gellii, Luculentissimi Scriptoris, Noctes Atticae
[Venice: Appresso Baldassare Costantini al segno di S. Georgio. Colophon: In Vinegia: per Giouan Griffio ad instanza di Baldassare Costantini, al segno di S. Georgio, 1554]. Early edition of this Italian translation of Suetonius’ Lives of the Twelve Caesars. Read More about Le Vite de Dodici Cesari di Gaio Suetonio Tranquillo. Tradotte in lingua toscana per M. Paolo del...
London: John Murray, 1819. Second edition. Read More about View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages