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Image for The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662296

Condition: Near Fine


About fine, with no marks or wear to the image. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. A hand colored second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1742, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in 1774, was available bound in three volumes entitled Buck's Antiquities..., or as single sheets. A lengthy caption describes t... View more info

Image for The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662297

Condition: Near Fine


About fine. Image clean & unmarked. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. Second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1729, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in 1774, was available bound in three volumes entitled Buck's Antiquities..., or as single sheets. A lengthy caption describes the history of the castle fr... View more info

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Little Crumbs for Little Chickens. Written for the Mass. S.S. Society, and Approved by the Committee of Publication

By: Bullard, Asa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1865

Seller ID: 2098880

Condition: Fair


Corners rubbed with minor loss, binding shaken with several loose gatherings, several pages lightly soiled, a few pages with tears to bottom margin. 1865 Small Hard Cover. viii, 160 pp. An early educational picture book, which according to the preface is designed for very young children, and intended for use in Sunday school. View more info

Image for The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream: Wherein is Discovered the Manner of His Setting Out, His Dangerous Journey and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country (Honor Books Series)

The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream: Wherein is Discovered the Manner of His Setting Out, His Dangerous Journey and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country (Honor Books Series)

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1871

Seller ID: 2207836

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil gift note on front endpaper ('To Jennie from her Pastor, Rev McAustice, 1873'), fore-edge corners slightly exposed. 1871 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt spine panels with title in relief, black blind-stamped decorations. Engraved frontispiece, three smaller engravings precede text. Two-column format. Religious allegory by John Bunyan, at one time second only to the Bible in popularity. It is a symbolic vision of the pilgrimage through life. The first and best-known book, published in 1678, in which the character Christian trave... View more info

Image for The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream [with] The Life of Bunyan, or Grace Abounding

The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream [with] The Life of Bunyan, or Grace Abounding

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Tract Society: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266386

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded, owner bookplate and pencil name and date on front endpapers, first couple pages foxed. 1890 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 651, [3] pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and decorations, engraved frontispiece and illustrations. Pilgrim's Progress bound together with The Life of Bunyan; or, Grace Abounding. Religious allegory by John Bunyan, at one time second only to the Bible in popularity. It is a symbolic vision of the pilgrimage through life. The first and best-known book, published in 1678, in which the character Christian travels on the road to salv... View more info

Image for The Doctrine of the Law & Grace Unfolded: or, A Discourse touching the Law and Grace. The Nature of the one, and the Nature of the other: Shewing what they are, as they are the two Covenants; and likewise who they be, and what their Conditions are, that be under either of these two Covenants. Wherein For the better Understanding of the Reader, there is several Questions answered, touching the Law and Grace, very easy to be read, and as easy to be understood, by those that are the Sons of Wisdom, the Children of the second Covenant.

The Doctrine of the Law & Grace Unfolded: or, A Discourse touching the Law and Grace. The Nature of the one, and the Nature of the other: Shewing what they are, as they are the two Covenants; and likewise who they be, and what their Conditions are, that be under either of these two Covenants. Wherein For the better Understanding of the Reader, there is several Questions answered, touching the Law and Grace, very easy to be read, and as easy to be understood, by those that are the Sons of Wisdom, the Children of the second Covenant.

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $750.00

Publisher: J. Draper for D. Henchman, at his Shop in Cornhil: 1742

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2289845

Condition: Fair


Third edition, first state, with 'Cornhil' in imprint (Evans 4905). Boards rubbed, leather drying, light stained with minor transfer throughout, rear board split horizontally but still whole, ink name on endpapers. 1742 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. x, 214, p. 215 mislabeled 115, [1] pp. 12mo. Leather over wooden boards. Originally published in 1659, preceding Bunyan's well-known The Pilgrim's Progress by nearly twenty years. View more info

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The Pilgrim's Progress [From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream] [with] A Life of Bunyan

By: Bunyan, John; Southey, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1837

Seller ID: 2281663

Condition: Good


An early edition of Bunyan's famous work paired with Robert Southey's biography of Bunyan, which according to our research was first published in 1830. Once loaned to a ship's crew (stamp on decorative title page states 'Loaned to the Crew by The American Seamen's Friend Society, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York 10, N.Y.'). Edges rubbed, 1 inch tear to spine head, front free endpaper loose but included, endpapers foxed. 1837 Hard Cover. 348, [4] pp. 8vo. Pebbled cloth, gilt titles and decorations, engraved frontispiece and illustrations, decorative title page precedes printed title page. Pilgrim's P... View more info

Image for The Pilgrim's Progress, From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream [with] A Life of Bunyan by Himself, or Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

The Pilgrim's Progress, From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream [with] A Life of Bunyan by Himself, or Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

By: Bunyan, John; Southey, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Tract Society: 1865

Seller ID: 2286768

Condition: Good


3 inch tear along rear joint, minor split to cloth at top of front joint, edges faded, lightly foxed throughout, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1865 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 348, [4] pp. 8vo. Purple cloth, gilt titles and decorations, engraved frontispiece and illustrations. Pilgrim's Progress bound together with A Life of Bunyan. Religious allegory by John Bunyan, at one time second only to the Bible in popularity. It is a symbolic vision of the pilgrimage through life. The first and best-known book, published in 1678, in which the character Christian tr... View more info

Image for A Prospect of the Colleges in Cambridge in New England Engraved by Wm. Burgis in 1726 [Colleges]

A Prospect of the Colleges in Cambridge in New England Engraved by Wm. Burgis in 1726 [Colleges]

By: Burgis, Wm. [William]; Andrews, William Loring

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1897

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2163501

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Bookplate on front endpaper, gatefold frontispiece loose but included. 1897 Hard Cover. 38 pp. 4to. 1897 reissue of 1726 original. A collection of early images of Harvard University, originally produced in 1726, and re-released here with descriptive text, including correspondence between Thomas Hollis and former Harvard President E. Holyoke. View more info

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294183

Condition: Good


First edition, first state (includes DeVinne imprint). Front hinge weakening, ink stamp on front endpaper, light stain to edges of rear endpapers. 1887 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 209, [1] pp, 16 page terminal publisher ad. 8 1/2 x 7. Author's first children's novel. Original brown cloth, red, black, and gold designs on front cover and spine, gilt titles, brown endpapers. Frontispiece and 25 other illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. Little Lord Fauntleroy is the first children's novel written by English–American playwright and author Frances Hodgson Bur... View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; with Memoir, Prefatory Notes, and a Complete Marginal Glossary.

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; with Memoir, Prefatory Notes, and a Complete Marginal Glossary.

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: John S. Marr: 1865

Seller ID: 2207837

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1865. Rebound some time ago in full morocco with gilt titles and decorations, as well as blind-stamped devices in the spine compartments and at the board corners, original marbled endpapers retained. Possibly a personalized binding -- 'ELLA' appears in gilt at the base of the spine. Boards lightly smudged, front and end matter foxed and lightly stained, pencil owner information on front flyleaf ('Ms William W. Wilsom & Cos Book, Meadville, Crawford County, Penn'a'). 597 pp. 16mo. A collection of the verse of Robert Burns, with marginal translations of numerous instances of Scott... View more info

Image for Burt's Illustrated Guide of the Connecticut Valley, Containing Descriptions of Mount Holyoke, Mount Mansfield, White Mountains, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Willoughby, Montreal, Quebec, &c.

Burt's Illustrated Guide of the Connecticut Valley, Containing Descriptions of Mount Holyoke, Mount Mansfield, White Mountains, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Willoughby, Montreal, Quebec, &c.

By: Burt, Henry M.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New England Publishing Company: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2193803

Condition: Fair


Boards stained and warped, pages lightly stained throughout (does not obscure text), spine cocked, fold-out map preceding text included. A good candidate for rebinding. 1866 Hard Cover. vi, 235, [5] pp. 8vo. Two duotone color plates, engraved illustrations throughout. Fold-out map of Connecticut Valley precedes text. Includes early railroad timetables, accounts of towns, landscapes, railroads, churches, bridges, and other points of interest. Ads bound in following text. View more info

Image for Reports of Wm. A. Burt and Bela Hubbard, Esqs. on the Geography, Topography and Geology of the U.S. Surveys of the Mineral Region of the South Shore of Lake Superior, for 1845; Accompanied by a List of Working and Organized Mining Companies; a List of Mineral Locations; by Whom Made, and a Correct Map of the Mineral Region, Delineating the Township and Section Lines, and Their Connection with the Location Lines; and also, a Chart of Lake Superior, Reduced from the British Admiralty Survey.

Reports of Wm. A. Burt and Bela Hubbard, Esqs. on the Geography, Topography and Geology of the U.S. Surveys of the Mineral Region of the South Shore of Lake Superior, for 1845; Accompanied by a List of Working and Organized Mining Companies; a List of Mineral Locations; by Whom Made, and a Correct Map of the Mineral Region, Delineating the Township and Section Lines, and Their Connection with the Location Lines; and also, a Chart of Lake Superior, Reduced from the British Admiralty Survey.

By: Burt, Wm. A.; Hubbard, Bela; Houghton, J.; Bristol, T.W.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Charles Willcox: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289843

Condition: Good


First edition. Presentation copy ('Silas H. Douglass, from the authors' in pencil on front endpaper). Lacks fold-out map. Binding loosening, 1 inch tear to spine head, custom spine label added by a previous owner, Western Reserve Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper. 1846 Small Hard Cover. 109, [1] pp. Howes B-1027: First investigation into Michigan's mineral wealth. Sabin 38676. View more info

Image for The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, in Twelve Volumes (Library Edition) [A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men, and a Terminal Essay upon the History of the Nights]

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, in Twelve Volumes (Library Edition) [A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men, and a Terminal Essay upon the History of the Nights]

By: Burton, R.F. [Richard Francis]; Smithers, Leonard C.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: H.S. Nichols & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 2282238

Condition: Near Fine


First Smithers edition, also called the Library Edition (Penzer p. 117-123). Minor cosmetic wear, ink name on front endpaper of each volume, front hinge of first volume just beginning to weaken. 1894 Hard Cover. Complete in twelve volumes, a reissue of the 1885 Benares edition (which was printed by the Kamashastra Society for private subscribers only), edited by Leonard C. Smithers. 8vo. According to the preface, In Lady Burton's edition, which was a reprint of the first ten volumes only of the original issue, it was thought advisable to omit no fewer than 215 pages; in this edition, which com... View more info

Image for A Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journey in the Sunny South; or, Wonder Tales of Early American History. A Visit to the Scenes and Associations of the Early American Settlements in the Southern States and the West Indies.

A Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journey in the Sunny South; or, Wonder Tales of Early American History. A Visit to the Scenes and Associations of the Early American Settlements in the Southern States and the West Indies.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat: 1887

Seller ID: 1864936

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with loss from spine & corners, front free endpaper removed, hinges loosening.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1887 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Original color-illustrated paper over boards, illustrated endpapers, engravings throughout text. Late 19th century travel writing, part of The Zig-Zag Series, this volume focusing on journeys in the American South and the West Indies. View more info

Image for An Account of the Late Revolution in New-England. Together with the Declaration of the Gentlemen, Merchants, and Inhabitants of Boston, and the Country Adjacent. April 18. 1689. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. I. [1])

An Account of the Late Revolution in New-England. Together with the Declaration of the Gentlemen, Merchants, and Inhabitants of Boston, and the Country Adjacent. April 18. 1689. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. I. [1])

By: Byfield, Nathaniel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin: 1865

Seller ID: 2007785

Condition: Good


Former library copy (Lowell City Library), usual marks. Binding edge corners of pages lightly stained. 1865 Hard Cover. 26, [1] pp. 4to. 8 3/4 x 7 1/8. Rubricated title page, laid paper. 1865 reissue of 1689 original. Numerous blanks follow text. Sabin 9709: Edition, 250 copies, of which 50 are on large paper. No colophon or other indication of limitation. An account of the uprising in Boston against Sir Edmund Andros, governor of the Dominion of New England, who promoted the Church of England and enacted several pieces of legislation that angered the Puritans. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume [The Illustrated Byron]

By: Byron, Lord (Byron, George Gordon)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.H. Appleton / Leavitt & Allen: 1858

Seller ID: 2270804

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1860. Ink gift note dated 1882 on front endpaper. 1858 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiv, 766 pp. 8vo. Green cloth with beveled edges, titles in relief against gilt decorations, engraved title page with red lettering precedes plain title, engraved plates throughout text. A collection of Lord Byron's verse, with a biographical sketch of the author that also includes a depiction of Byron's tombstone. Byron was a leading figure in the English Romantic movement, and close friends with several other notable authors, including Percy Bysshe Shelley. View more info

Image for C. Julii Caesaris, Quae Extant, Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Johannes Godvinus, Professor Regius, in Usum Delphini. The Notes and Interpretations Translated and Improved by Thomas Clark. [Clark's Caesar] [Commentariorum de Bello Gallico; Commentariorum de Bello Civili; Commentariorum de Bello Alexandrino Liber.; Commentariorum de Bello Africano Liber Unus.; Commentariorum de Bello Hispaniensi Liber.; Fragmenta] [Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic, Civil War, Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars]

C. Julii Caesaris, Quae Extant, Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Johannes Godvinus, Professor Regius, in Usum Delphini. The Notes and Interpretations Translated and Improved by Thomas Clark. [Clark's Caesar] [Commentariorum de Bello Gallico; Commentariorum de Bello Civili; Commentariorum de Bello Alexandrino Liber.; Commentariorum de Bello Africano Liber Unus.; Commentariorum de Bello Hispaniensi Liber.; Fragmenta] [Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic, Civil War, Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars]

By: Caesar, Julius; Hirtii, A.; Clark, Thomas

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bennett & Walton, John Grigg, Carey, Lea & Carey, and Thomas Desilver.: 1829

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2289638

Condition: Good


1829 sixth edition. Includes all three fold-out maps and engraving. Boards rubbed with some loss of leather along edges, light stain to fore edge, lightly foxed throughout. viii, 410, [8] pp. 4to. Latin text, with notes and interpretations translated into English and improved by Thomas Clark. View more info

Image for The Private Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France Navarre to Which are Added Personal Recollections Illustrative of the Reigns of Louis XIV, XV, XVI [with] Autobiographical Memoirs of Madame Campan, First Lady-in-Waiting to Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre, with Some Records of Her Life and Conversations, in Two Volumes

The Private Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France Navarre to Which are Added Personal Recollections Illustrative of the Reigns of Louis XIV, XV, XVI [with] Autobiographical Memoirs of Madame Campan, First Lady-in-Waiting to Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre, with Some Records of Her Life and Conversations, in Two Volumes

By: Campan, Jeanne Louise Henriette; Mm. Barriere & Maigne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Scribner and Welford: 1883

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2283887

Condition: Very Good


New and revised edition. Edges lightly rubbed, bookplates on front endpaper of each indicating these belonged to someone named Salisbury. 1883 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. lxxvi, [2], 397, [1]; ix, [3], 398 pp. 8vo. Brown cloth, gilt titles and black and gold decorations.. Marie Antoinette; born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution. She was born an Archduchess of Austria and was the penultimate child and youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. She became Dauphi... View more info

Image for Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. and Other Poems. [The Pennsylvanian Cottage]

Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. and Other Poems. [The Pennsylvanian Cottage]

By: Campbell, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: D. Longworth, Shakspeare-Gallery: 1809

Seller ID: 1928324

Condition: Very Good


Professionally rebacked with brown cloth. Library blind stamps on margins of a few pages, no other library marks. Boards rubbed, pages lightly toned with minimal transfer. 1809 Hard Cover. 132 pp. Early American 8vo edition (July 1809), following the original London 4to edition by just a couple months. Marbled boards. Pages 52 and 57 misnumbered 57 and 52. A Spenserian romantic epic poem, inspired by the massacre in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania, which occurred several years after the United States achieved independence. During the massacre, revolutionaries were killed by British loyalist... View more info

Image for Cortez; or the Conquest of Mexico. as Related by a Father to His Children, and Designed for the Instruction of Youth.

Cortez; or the Conquest of Mexico. as Related by a Father to His Children, and Designed for the Instruction of Youth.

By: Campe, J.H. [Joachim Heinrich]; Helme, Elizabeth

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Printed for C. Cradock and W. Joy and P. Norbury: 1811

Seller ID: 2201455

Condition: Fair


Fold-out map included. Front board loose, spine label absent, corners rubbed with minor loss. We have left the binding as is so the book's next owner can have restorations done to his/her specifications. 1811 Full-Leather. iv, 259, [1] pp. 12mo. Original full tree calf. Translated from the German of J.H. Campe (author of the New Robinson Crusoe) by Elizabeth Helme (author of The History of England, Scotland, Rome, &c. &c.), with the translator's last corrections and improvements. A history of the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortez [Cortez], presented as a dialogue in which a father explains ... View more info

Image for Principles of Human Physiology, with Their Chief Applications to Psychology, Pathology, Therapeutics, Hygiene, and Forensic Medicine.

Principles of Human Physiology, with Their Chief Applications to Psychology, Pathology, Therapeutics, Hygiene, and Forensic Medicine.

By: Carpenter, William B.; Smith, Francis Gurney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Blanchard and Lea: 1858

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2286495

Condition: Very Good


'A New American Edition, from the Last London Edition.' Edges rubbed, ink name and pencil gift note on front endpaper. 1858 Full-Leather. Edited, with additions, by Francis Gurney Smith. 261 engraved illustrations, including two plates. A treatise on human physiology by the examiner in physiology and comparative anatomy in the University of London, who was also Professor of Medical Jurisprudence in University College and President of the Microscopical Society of London. Carpenter was a staunch advocate of temperance, and wrote several works about the dangers of using and abusing alcohol, in wh... View more info

Image for A Northern Summer; or, Travels Round the Baltick; through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and Part of Germany. in the Year 1804.

A Northern Summer; or, Travels Round the Baltick; through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and Part of Germany. in the Year 1804.

By: Carr, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cady & Eells: 1806

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2285922

Condition: Fair


Second Connecticut edition. Front board loose, front hinge repaired, 'Milford Library No 270.' in black ink on title page. 1806 Full-Leather. x, [11]-330, [4] pp. 12mo. A European travelogue by the itinerant voyager who also wrote The Stranger in Ireland and The Stranger in Paris. Byron referred to him as Europe's wandering star in an unpublished version of Childe Harold. This work first appeared in two volumes in 1805. View more info

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A Journey to Palestine

By: Carradine, B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Christian Witness Company: 1892

Seller ID: 2004829

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear to corners. 1892 Hard Cover. ii, 489 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles. Photographic plates. A travelogue of an American Methodist minister's time spent in Palestine in the late 1800s. Carradine was a veteran of the American Civil War, and published more than two dozen books, mostly focusing on the concept of sanctification. View more info

Image for Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

By: Carroll, Lewis [Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Lee and Shepard, Boston / Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200523

Condition: Very Good


First American edition ('wade' for 'wabe' on p. 21). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down (some loss from edges), new end sheets. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, pencil name and year ('R.P. Blake 1880') on front flyleaf, a number of illustrations colored with pencil by a young reader, some quite nicely done. 1872 Hard Cover. x, [1]-224 pp. 8vo. The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. This first American edition was released with both red and green cloth (no priority) in the same year as the Macmillan edition printed in Lo... View more info

Image for The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. A New Edition in Four Volumes. [Parts I & II]

The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. A New Edition in Four Volumes. [Parts I & II]

By: Cervantes [Saavedra], Miguel de

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hurst, Robinson, and Co., Cheapside: 1820

Seller ID: 2199848

Condition: Good


Rebound in plain blue cloth with gilt titles and rules, new endpapers. One gathering sprung in first volume, front and end matter, plates, and a few text pages foxed. A nice candidate for an elaborate new binding, though we have left this decision to the next owner (please inquire to discuss options for rebinding). 1820 Hard Cover. xx, 371; [iv], 388; [vi], 367; [vi], 436 pp. 16mo. Parts 1 and 2 complete in four volumes. This edition is notable for the engravings from designs by Robert Westall, R.A. Don Quixote (fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha), is a novel written b... View more info

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Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha [Parts I & II in One Volume]

By: Cervantes [Saavedra], Miguel de; Jarvis, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2164512

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1880. Spine slightly faded, minimal wear to corners, ink name on front flyleaf. 811 pp. 8vo. Parts 1 and 2 complete in one volume. Original blue cloth, gilt & black decorations design, titles in relief, floral decorative endpapers. Don Quixote (fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha), is a novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story by inventing a Moorish chronicler for Don Quixote named Cide Hamete Benengeli. Published in two volumes a decade apart (in 1605 and 1615), Don Quixote is the most influe... View more info

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Some Effects of the Climate of Italy

By: Chambers, Thomas King

Price: $100.00

Publisher: John Churchill and Sons / J.E. Adlard: 1865

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199185

Condition: Very Good


First edition in book form. Presentation copy - 'With the author's compliments' in ink on front endpaper, owner bookplate on front paste-down, faint stain to board edges. 1865 Hard Cover. 95, [1] pp. 8vo. An examination of the health benefits of the Italian climate, written by a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. From the preface: This small volume contains the substance of a short course of lectures, written during the leisure of an involuntary holiday, delivered a few weeks since in the theatre of St. Mary's Hospital, and reported in the 'Lancet.' I rejoice in the opportunity which p... View more info

Image for Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.

By: Child, Hamilton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hamilton Child / The Journal Office, 23 & 24 E Washington St: 1869

Seller ID: 2199441

Condition: Good


Rebacked, hinges professionally reinforced. Map included, with amateur tape repair to fold, restoration along base, and 2 inch tear along binding edge. Board edges rubbed, several pages foxed. 1869 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 264 pp. 8vo. Original brown stamped cloth, gilt titles. A business directory for Monroe County immediately following the Civil War, with numerous advertisements. Includes a census report, government land measures, postal rates and regulations, information on banking and currency, and a list of internal revenue officers. Each town's male inhab... View more info

Image for Part First. Gazetteer of Washington County, VT. 1783-1889. [with] Part Second. Business Directory of Washington County, VT. 1889.

Part First. Gazetteer of Washington County, VT. 1783-1889. [with] Part Second. Business Directory of Washington County, VT. 1889.

By: Child, Hamilton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: The Syracuse Journal Company, Printers and Binders.: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203761

Condition: Good


First edition. Includes color fold-out map tipped in on rear endpaper. Rebacked with portion of original backstrip laid down (loss from head and foot), stain along top margin. 1889 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Two volumes bound in one. 544, 280 pp. 8vo. Maroon blind-stamped leather, gilt titles. A gazetteer and business directory of Washington County, Vermont published in the late 19th century, with black-and-white photographs of prominent citizens. Includes accounts of regional Native American tribes, the American Revolution, the American Civil War, and historie... View more info