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Memoir of the Life and Times of General John Lamb, an Officer of the Revolution, Who Commanded the Post at West Point at the Time of Arnold's Defection, and His Correspondence with Washington, Clinton, Patrick Henry, and Other Distinguished Men...

By Leake, Isaac Q.

Albany, NY: Albany: John Munsell, 1857, 1857. Extremely scarce Revolutionary War biography. Front cover and half of spine gone, but text is complete and in very good, clean, and unmarked condition. A binder's copy of the first edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Frontispiece Portrait and Four Maps. Large Octavo.


Plymouth Pulpit: A Weekly Publication of Sermons

By Beecher, Henry Ward

NY: J.B. Ford, 1874 Text very good; front board loose; rear board gone. Marbled endpapers. Scarce. Merits bindery work. Binding is Cloth Bds..


Oscar Wilde: A Play

By Cohen, Lester

NY: Boni & Liveright, 1928 Spine title rubbed off, middle scratched, else very good. Text very good. Scarce. Merits rebacking with original block. First ed. Binding is Cloth Bds..


Elements of Geometry, Conic Sections and Plane Trigonometry

By Loomis, Elias

NY: Harper & Brothers, 1877 front cover separated; spine brittle; title label clear;else VG-. extremely scarce early American textbook on geometry. See accession numbers 5254 & 5255 in Early American Textbooks, USOE, 1985. revised ed. Binding is leather..


Historia Calamitatum: The Story of My Misfortunes

By Abelard, Peter

Saint Paul: Thomas A. Boyd, 1922 Needs rebacking, else Very Good in illustrated boards. The Henry Adams Bellows translation. Introduction by Randolph Admas Cram. First thus edition. Binding is Boards..


Epigrammatica, Serious, Semi-serious, Divertive (Inscribed/signed to Thomas Bond)

By Harford, Frederick K

London: Henry Sotheran Ltd. 1890 Text & boards very good; spine chipped. Scarce, merits bindery work. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..


The Post of Honor

By Anonymous (Author of Broad Shadows on Life's Pathway)

NY: Robert Carter, 1865 text VG; cover loose. bindery repair possible. Scarce Civil War era work. Illustrated by Engravings. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..


Alhambra and Kremlin: The South and the North of Europe

By Prime, Samuel Irenaeus

NY: Anson D.F. Randolph, 1873 Front cover & 1 signature detached; small spine chip;. text & boards VG. Scarce; merits bindery restoration. SUperb engravings. Illustrated by Engravings. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..


Cloud-Pictures. 1. The Exile of Von Adelstein's Soul. 2. Topankalon. 3. Herr Regenbogen's Concert. 4. A Great-Organ Prelude.

By Underwood, Francis (Burroughs, Edgar Rice)

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1872. An early attempt at science fiction and fantasy, with "Topankalon," a story about a lost prehistoric civilization that inspired Burroughs. Original quarter leather leather. Exterior hinges professionally reinforced; moderate shelf wear to covers; otherwise sound and whole. Quite scarce.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo.


History of the Great Fires of Chicago and the West

By Goodspeed, E.J.

NY: E.& H. Goodspeed, 1871 G (text VG- except missing endpaper;boards rubbed;outher hinges. cracked;spine chipped but not affecting text gilt. A binding copy). Scarce. Illustrated by Engravings. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..


The Art Schools of Medieval Christendom

By Owen, A.C. ( Ruskin, John - ed.)

London: Modley & Smith, 1876 text VG; spince has large chip; boards loose. Scarce; merits bindery rebacking. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..


Over the Hookah : Tales of a Talkative Doctor

By Lydston, G. Frank

Chicago: Fred Klein, 1896 text VG; endpaper missing, hinge starting, else cover VG also. extremely scarce Chicago history. Merits bindery rehabilitation. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..