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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in Six Volumes

By: Gibbon, Edward; Bury, J.B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1974

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264539

Condition: Fine


An exceptional set. 1974 Full-Leather. Complete in six hardcover volumes. 8vo. Edited with introduction by J.B. Bury. Illustrations from etchings by Gian Battista Piranesi throughout text. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon markers bound in. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. Volume I was published in 1776, and we... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in Six Volumes (Edition De Luxe)

By: Gibbon, Edward; Milman, Dean; Guizot, M.; Smith, William

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Nottingham Society: 1845

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2277955

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #557 of 1000 copies. Corners a bit rubbed with a small chip from vol. II spine head and minimal loss elsewhere. 1845 Half-Leather. Complete in six hardcover volumes. 8vo. Black leather spines and corners, marbed boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Includes notes by Dean Milman, M. Guizot, and Dr. William Smith, and photogravure frontispieces. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and pub... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in Eight Volumes: The Turn of the Tide; Constantine and the Christian Empire; The Revival and Collapse of Paganism; The End of the Western Empire; Justinian and the Roman Law; Mohammed and the Rise of the Arabs; The Normans in Italy and the Crusades; The Fall of Constantinople and the Papacy in Rome

By: Gibbon, Edward; Radice, Betty

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274150

Condition: Near Fine


Includes two publisher's slipcase as issued. A copy tiny spots on top slipcase panels, otherwise an exceptional set. 1983 Hard Cover. Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Edited with introduction by Betty Radice. Illustrations from etchings by Gian Battista Piranesi throughout text. 9 7/8 x 6 3/8. 8vo. Bound in cream vegetable parchment (which has the look of vellum) blocked in red, blue, and gold. Gilt titles & rules. Maps on endpapers. The History of the Decline and Fa... View more info

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Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine

By: Gibson, W. [William] Hamilton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1891

Seller ID: 2266382

Condition: Very Good


1891 printing. 194, [2] pp. Olive cloth, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrations and decorative headers, footers, and margins by the author. A celebration of nature by the American naturalist, detailing walks the author has taken outdoors. Includes: A Midnight Ramble; Night Witchery; Bird Notes; Bird Cradles; Prehistoric Botanists; The Wild Garden; Index. View more info

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The Bab Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense - Complete Edition in One Volume, Including the Bab Ballads and More Bab Ballads

By: Gilbert, W.S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: George Routledge & Sons, Limited: 1884

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184622

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Endpapers just beginning to split along binding edge (hinges still strong). 1884 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 309 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by W.S. Gilbert, most well-known for his partnership with Arthur Sullivan in producing such works as H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. Originally published in a periodical called 'Fun', and later re-released in two volumes entitled The Bab Ballads and More Bab... View more info

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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith (The Globe Edition)

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott and Co.: 1869

Seller ID: 1534834

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge slightly weakened, ink name on front endpaper. 1869 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 711 pp. 8vo. 6 7/8 x 4 7/8. Original full leather, gilt titles, decorations, & page ridges. Includes Miscellaneous Poems, Dramatic Poems, Essays, The Bee, An Enquiry Into the Present State of Polite Learning, Letters From a Citizen of the World To His Friends in the East, and The Vicar of Wakefield, as well as other pieces and A Life of Oliver Golds... View more info

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NASA: The Complete Illustrated History

By: Gorn, Michael; Aldrin, Buzz

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Merrell / The Easton Press: 2005

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274856

ISBN: 1858942543

Condition: Fine


Signed by Buzz Aldrin on front flyleaf, with certificate of authenticity and blank publisher's bookplate laid in. A couple tiny imperfections to page ridges, otherwise an excellent copy. 2005 Full-Leather. 304 pp. Original full black leather, gilt titles and decorations, photographic plate mounted on front board, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. View more info

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The Auto Guest Book: Being the Maxims of Punbad the Railer Ga Raja of the Pun-Job, Vice-Roysterer of Notsopoor, Rendered into the Vernacular and Highly Decorated

By: Grant, Ethel Watts-Mumford; Glaenzer, Richard Butler

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paul Elder and Company / The Tomoye Press: 1906

Seller ID: 2134518

Condition: Very Good


Loss from corners. 1906 Hard Cover. Suede boards with gilt embroidered silk inset designs. Early imprint by Tomoye Press, which was founded in 1903. A collection of rather deplorable attempts at comedy, with an automotive focus, but presented in the style of a series of maxims similar to those released by spiritual gurus. For example: 'To lie is beneath contempt, but to lie beneath one's auto is contemptible.' View more info

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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Grant, Ulysses S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274918

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, 608, [4] pp. 8vo. Original dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. The famous memoirs of the leader of the Union army during the American Civil War, including accounts of his boyhood and early career during the Mexican War. Mark Twain can be partially credited for the release of Grant's memoirs; Grant'... View more info

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Evidence of Love (The Franklin Library: The First Edition Society)

By: Grau, Shirley Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270607

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 1977 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 243 pp. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Howard Rogers. Three voices are heard. There panoramic self-portraits unfold. Looking back into the past from the promontories of old age, they speak--a hedonist millionaire, his intellectual clergyman son, and his son's adventurous wife--examining ... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray.

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bickers and Son. / R. Clay, Son, and Taylor, Printers, Bread Street Hill: 1871

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1937627

Condition: Very Good


No date - circa 1871. Ink & pencil notes on family of previous owner and date of book's acquisition on front endpapers (dated 1871). We have more books available by this author!. xii, 124 pp. Original green cloth, beveled boards edges, gilt titles, rules, & designs, all edges gilt. Illustrated by Myles Birket Foster engraved by E.M. Wimperis and W. Palmer. A collection of Gray's verse, including his most well-known poem, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, which was o... View more info

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The Works of Thomas Gray, with Memoirs of His Life and Writings, to which are subjoined Extracts Philological, Poetical, and Critical from the Author's Original Manuscripts, in Two Volumes [Large Paper Edition]

By: Gray, Thomas; Mason, William; Mathias, Thomas James

Price: $500.00

Publisher: William Bulmer and Co. / Shakspeare Press for John Porter in Pall-Mall Bookseller to Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte: 1814

Seller ID: 2264589

Condition: Good


Large paper edition. Boards rubbed with some surface tears to leather, ink gift note on front flyleaf ('George Frederick James his father Frederick Dimsdale LL.D, judge of county courts. a present on his birth-day January 29th 1863.'), owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1814 Full-Leather. [xiv], 581, [5]; vii, [1], 634, [4] pp. Folio. Full black morocco, gilt titles, decorations and dentelles on turn-ins, all edges gilt. A collection of Gray's verse and ot... View more info

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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

By: Gray, Thomas; Walpole, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press, New York: 1951

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2131723

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. The Heritage Sandglass Number VII:16 laid in. Page edges & Sandglass lightly toned, spine slightly faded. 1951 Hard Cover. xv, 92 pp. Tall 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 5/8. 32 verses, followed by an appendix reproducing the text of the original edition from the manuscript at Eton College. Wood engravings sketched at the churchyard at Stoke Poges by Agnes Miller Parker, introduction by Hugh Walpole. Navy blue embossed cloth, silver titles & decorations. A poem by Thoma... View more info

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Lausanne

By: Gribble, Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1909

Seller ID: 1889805

Condition: Very Good


Front & end matter lightly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1909 Hard Cover. viii, 110 pp. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, rules, & decorations, top edge gilt. Color illustrations from paintings by J. Hardwicke Lewis & May Hardwicke Lewis. Part of Adam and Charles Black's exceptional series of travel literature, this volume treating Lausanne, a city in the French-speaking region of Switzerland, which is now home to the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee. View more info

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She

By: Haggard, H. Rider; Bleiler, Everett F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2268791

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (16 July 2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 2001 Full-Leather. xii, 257, [1] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Everett F. Bleiler, color frontispiece by Frank Kelly Freas. Drawing on his knowledge of Africa and of ancient legends, adventure writer H. Rider Haggard weaves this disturbing t... View more info

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The Royal Path of Life: Aims and Aids to Success and Happiness.

By: Haines, T.L.; Yaggy, L.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Western Publishing House: 1878

Seller ID: 2268489

Condition: Good


Front free endpaper absent, hinges just beginning to weaken, lightly foxed (tissue guards heavily). 1878 Hard Cover. 607 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, marbled edges. A guide for happy living, illustrated with numerous full-page engravings. View more info

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The Man Without a Country

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261287

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Slipcase edges faded. 1936 Hard Cover. ix, [5], 55 pp. 8vo. A short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, first published anonymously in the Atlantic Monthly in December 1863. The novel is the story of American army lieutenant Philip Nolan, who renounces his country during a trial for treason and is consequently sentenced to spend the rest of his days at sea without so much as a word of news about the United ... View more info

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The Man Without a Country

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265680

Condition: Near Fine


A couple faint scuffs to leather. Unused publisher's bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. ix, [5], 55, [3] pp. 8vo. A short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, first published anonymously in the Atlantic Monthly in December 1863. The novel is the story of American army lieutenant Philip Nolan, who renounces his country during a trial for treason and is consequently sentenced to spend the rest of his days at sea without so much as a word of news about the Unite... View more info

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Markings

By: Hammarskjold, Dag; Sjoberg, Leif; Auden, W.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263969

Condition: Near Fine


Two tiny scuffs to rear board. xxvii, [3], 216, [8] pp. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the front corner: O.C.S. This edition reset and printed from new plates two years after the first American edition. Typography by George Salter. This is a remarkable record of the spiritual life of a man whose public ... View more info

The Return of the Native (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Hardy, Thomas; Winterich, John T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2277985

Condition: Near Fine


1978 Full-Leather. 416 pp. 8vo. Forest green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, copper ribbon marker bound in. Includes publisher's preface, How This Book Came to Be by John T. Winterich, and illustrations from wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. One of Thomas Hardy's most powerful works, The Return of the Native centers famously on Egdon Heath, the wild, haunted Wessex moor that D. H. Lawrence called the real stuff of trag... View more info

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The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus

By: Harris, Joel Chandler; Chase, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266868

ISBN: 0395067995

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Jacket spine faded, 1/4 inch tear on rear jacket corner, small sticker remnant on rear jacket panel. 1983 Hard Cover. xxxii, [2], 875, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of Uncle Remus stories compiled from African-American folktales by Joel Chandler Harris, who frequently employed dialect in his prose. A number of Uncle Remus stories have inspired adaptations to film and television, including Walt Disney's 1946 'Song of the South.' This edition was compiled by Richard C... View more info

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Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings

By: Harris, Joel Chandler; Connelly, Marc

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261288

Condition: Very Good


Lacks publisher's slipcase and Sandglass insert. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1957 Hard Cover. xviii, 158 pp. A collection of Uncle Remus stories compiled from African-American folktales by Joel Chandler Harris, who frequently employed dialect in his prose. A number of Uncle Remus stories have inspired adaptations to film and television, including Walt Disney's 1946 'Song of the South.' This edition includes a foreword by Marc Connelly and woodcut illustrations by ... View more info

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Marco Polo: Venetian Adventurer (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Hart, Henry H.; McNeill, William H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2066411

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert laid in. An exceptional copy. 1989 Full-Leather. xxxii, 306 pp. 8vo. Black leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, orange silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by William H. McNeill. Marco Polo was an Italian merchant traveller from Venice. He learned the mercantile trade from his father and uncle. He travelled Asia/China, and had an impact on cartography, and lead to others to be inspired to travel to the Far East d... View more info

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Marco Polo: Venetian Adventurer (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Hart, Henry H.; McNeill, William H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2276525

Condition: Fine


Still in original plastic wrap. 1989 Full-Leather. xxxii, 306 pp. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, orange silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by William H. McNeill. Marco Polo was an Italian merchant traveller from Venice. He learned the mercantile trade from his father and uncle. He travelled Asia/China, and had an impact on cartography, and lead to others to be inspired to travel to the Far East due to P... View more info

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature

By: Hart, James D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2263977

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Professionally rebound in half leather with gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. Spine edges lightly rubbed. 1946 Half-Leather. viii, 888, [2] pp. 8vo. For more than half a century, James D. Hart's The Oxford Companion to American Literature has been an unparalleled guide to America's literary culture, providing one of the finest resources to this country's rich history of great writers. View more info

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The Historical Atlas of Dynasties and Royal Houses

By: Harwood, Jeremy

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc. / The Easton Press: 2011

Seller ID: 2275804

ISBN: 0785828222

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplate laid in. 2011 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 400 pp. Blue full leather, gilt titles, gilt and red decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The structure of the book is broadly chronological. It is broken down into seven main sections, starting with the birth of monarchy in the ancient Middle East and ending with coverage of modern royal houses and ruling dynasties stretching through ... View more info

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Woodrow Wilson (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Heckscher, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275006

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Minimal wear to corners. 1997 Full-Leather. 743, [1] pp. 8vo. Full dark green leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States of America. View more info

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Poems of Heinrich Heine

By: Heine, Heinrich; Untermeyer, Louis (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261273

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edge along opening slightly faded. 1957 Hard Cover. lii, 297 pp. 8vo. Selected and translated from the original German, with an introduction, by Louis Untermeyer, illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 in Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany – 17 February 1856 in Paris, France) was a journalist, essayist, literary cr... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Mrs. [Felicia] Hemans, with Prefatory Memoir, Notes, Etc. (The Albion Edition)

By: Hemans, Felicia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 2053309

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear to corners. 1900 Three-Quarter Leather. xxiv, 712 pp. 8vo. Leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers, top edge gilt, gilt titles. Engraved frontispiece of author, two-column format. A collection of verse by the young poet whose work interested and influenced such greats as Percy Bysshe Shelley, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Alfred Lord Tennyson. Index to first lines follows text. View more info

Image for Finely Bound Ernest Hemingway 15 Volume Set: In Our Time: Stories; The Sun Also Rises; Men Without Women; A Farewell to Arms; Death in the Afternoon; Winner Take Nothing; Green Hills of Africa; To Have and Have Not; For Whom the Bell Tolls; Across the River and into the Trees; The Old Man and the Sea (Illustrated Edition); The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories; A Moveable Feast; The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway; Papa Hemingway

Finely Bound Ernest Hemingway 15 Volume Set: In Our Time: Stories; The Sun Also Rises; Men Without Women; A Farewell to Arms; Death in the Afternoon; Winner Take Nothing; Green Hills of Africa; To Have and Have Not; For Whom the Bell Tolls; Across the River and into the Trees; The Old Man and the Sea (Illustrated Edition); The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories; A Moveable Feast; The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway; Papa Hemingway

By: Hemingway, Ernest; Hotchner, A.E.

Price: $3,750.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons / Rutgers University Press / Random House: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263959

Condition: Near Fine


1960s reprints, first edition of Hotchner's biography. Spines toned, a couple tiny abrasions to boards of Death in the Afternoon. 1963 Full-Leather. A selection of Hemingway's works, plus Hotchner's biography Papa Hemingway, all finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full green morocco (the biography is red) with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the f... View more info