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WAVERLEY
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WAVERLEY

By SCOTT, Sir Walter

[New York]: Limited Editions Club, 1962. Hardcover. About Fine in a Fine slipcase. Robert Ball. Large octavo (6-3/4" x 10") bound in full cowhide leather with gilt rules, lettering, and an elaborate decorative device on the front cover. Published at the Stinehour Press. Copy #887 of 1500 illustrated by Robert Ball, including eight full-page full-color portraits of the principal characters, and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.

$75.00

THE TALISMAN

By SCOTT, Sir Walter

Ipswich: Limited Editions Club, 1968. Hardcover. Rubbing to the spine ends with some loss of leather at the bottom. Very Good in a Fine slipcase. Federico Castellon. Tall octavo (7" x 10-3/4") bound in quarter black sheepskin leather and red cloth. Introduction by Thomas Caldecot Chubb. Illustrated with line drawings and aquatints by Federico Castellon. Copy #887 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

$43.80

THE NONESUCH DICKENS
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THE NONESUCH DICKENS

By DICKENS, Charles (NONESUCH PRESS)

Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1937-38. First Edition. Hardcover. Contents generally very clean, occasional light foxing mostly to endpapers. Sunning to some spines, marking or soiling to some covers. A Very Good to Near Fine and complete set. Twenty-five large octavo volumes bound in the publisher's linen buckram which varies in color throughout the set, gilt title on black leather spine labels, top edges gilt. Numerous plates, some in color, and text illustrations from the original steel plates and woodblocks. Printed on Worthy rag paper, imported from America, by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh. Limited to 877 copies, the quantity determined by the number of steel plates and woodblocks available. The twenty-five volumes include a drop-back box containing the engraving "Greenwich Fair" by George Cruikshank with the original steel plate and a letter from the publisher Chapman & Hall attesting to its authenticity. Also included is The Nonesuch Dickens: Retrospectus and Prospectus and the pamphlet A Note on the Format, as well as a letter from the publisher to the original subscriber. The publisher Mitchell Kennerley believed the Nonesuch Dickens to be "the most interesting, the most satisfactory, the most enduringly beautiful, the most monumental and the most desirable collected edition of the works of any author I have ever encountered." Considered the most "complete and perfect edition to be put upon the market" by editor and Dickens scholar Arthur Waugh.

$10625.00

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

By AUSTEN, Jane

Boston: Limited Editions Club, 1940. Hardcover. Light foxing to endpapers only, contents clean; minor chipping to the bottom of the spine. Near Fine in an intact, Very Good slipcase. Helen Sewell. Octavo (5-7/8" x 9-1/8") bound in full embossed brown sheepskin leather. Designed and printed by D. B. Updike at The Merrymount Press. Preface by Frank Swinnerton. Illustrated with line drawings by Helen Sewell. Copy #1241 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

$812.50

TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES
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TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES

By HARDY, Thomas (Agnes Miller PARKER)

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1956. hardcover. Very slight foxing to the endpapers, the leather spine label a little chipped. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. Agnes Miller Parker . Small square octavo (5-1/2" x 8-1/2") bound in heavy canvas with a reproduction of one of the color engravings and a green leather spine label stamped in gold, 476 pages. Introduction by Robert Cantwell. Copy #124 of 1500 illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker with 7 double-page color wood engravings and 24 black-and-white engravings in the text, SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

$156.30

THE MARTIAN
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THE MARTIAN

By DU MAURIER, George

London & New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898. First British Edition. Hardcover. George du Maurier. The American edition was published the previous year. Attractive original gilt-decorated cloth. Illustrated by the author. A novel of Bohemian life in Paris with a supernatural bent involving reincarnation.

$43.80

IVANHOE
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IVANHOE

By SCOTT, Sir Walter

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1940. Hardcover. Second volume with mild sunning to the spine. About Fine, lacking the slipcase. Allen Lewis. Two octavo volumes (6-3/8" x 9-1/2") in silver pyroxylin cloth embossed to resemble chain mail and stamped in red. Designed and illustrated with linoleum cuts by Allen Lewis. Copy #323 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page.

$106.30

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

By RUSKIN, John

Oxford, 19 November 1883. Letter. Light crease from mailing. About Fine. One-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED with initials on a 4-3/8" x 7" sheet of light blue paper addressed to [?]. In full: "I find I cannot get away from here on the 22nd till the 5 PM which would bring me up about 6:30, and I'll [?] straight to you and get a look and a word in if you're by yourselves. I could stay for a little soup -- but I must get away early, for I shall have had a hard day's work--and could come early on Saturday for real talk. Ever your loving JR."

$1187.50

LAVENGRO. THE SCHOLAR - THE GIPSY - THE PRIEST
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LAVENGRO. THE SCHOLAR - THE GIPSY - THE PRIEST

By BORROW, George

London: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Hardcover. Very light foxing to first and last few pages; mild sunning to the spines. Still Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Barnett Freedman. Two octavo volumes (5-1/2" x9-1/4") bound in full mulberry linen with black spine labels stamped in gilt. Designed, printed, and bound by Oliver Simon at the Curwen Press. Illustrated with 16 color lithographs and pen drawings by Barnett Freedman. Copy #323 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

$93.80

PROMETHEUS BOUND and PROMETHEUS UNBOUND
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PROMETHEUS BOUND and PROMETHEUS UNBOUND

By AESCHYLUS & SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

Haarlem: Limited Editions Club, 1965. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. John Farleigh. Tall octavo (7-1/4" x 11") bound in two shades of fine linen buckram-- ivory and powder-blue--divided horizontally, with two rows of decorative ornaments stamped in gold along the joint, and with spine labels of the same shades of buckram applied to the contrasting areas. Printed by the Joh. Enschede en Zonen printing house in Holland on paper made in Holland specially for this edition. Translated and with an introduction by Rex Warner. Illustrated with 16 monochrome drawings by John Farleigh executed in line and wash over a buff background. Copy #877 of 1500, issued unsigned. "Poison enveloping the mind of the man who would rule as tyrant, makes him trust no one"

$100.00

PERSUASION
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PERSUASION

By AUSTEN, Jane

Westport, CT: Limited Editions Club, 1977. Hardcover. Fine in an unevenly sunned, Near Fine slipcase. Tony Buonpastore. Large octavo (6-7/8" x 10-1/4") bound in brown buckram with the spine stamped in gold; 256 pages. Printed by letterpress at the Stinehour Press with an introduction by Louis Auchincloss. Illustrated with 8 full-page color plates and 12 drawings in line within the text by Tony Buonpastore. Copy #887 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.

$93.80

FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS
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FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS

By SHELLEY, Mary

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Hardcover. Top of the spine a bit pulled resulting in a very small tear. Still Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Everett Henry. Quarto (8" x 10- 1/4") in a very pretty binding with an attractive gilt design on the red morocco leather spine and lovely patterned fabric covers. Printed with a new type design by Frederick Goudy and illustrated with watercolors by Everett Henry, SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Copy #858 of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Beautiful edition of this classic gothic horror story. "Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change."

$343.80

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

By COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1945. Hardcover. Light, scattered foxing. Minor edgewear and a few scuffs on the rear board. Very Good, lacking the chemise and slipcase. Edward A. Wilson. Thin quarto (8-1/2" x 11-1/2") bound in full russet ostrich hide, certainly one of the more unusual bindings of the press. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson hand-colored by Charlize Brakeley. Includes the author's marginal notes. Designed by C. P. Rollins at the Yale University Press. Introduction by John L. Lowes. Copy #323 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page.

$187.50

GREAT EXPECTATIONS
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS

By DICKENS, Charles

Edinburgh: Limited Editions Club, 1937. Hardcover. Owner ink stamp on front blank. Spine darkened, as often the case, with some rubbing. Easily Very Good, lacking the slipcase. Gordon Ross. Quarto (7" x 10") bound in green buckram and printed by R. & R. Clark with a previously unpublished 6000-word preface by George Bernard Shaw. This edition is also bibliographically important in that it is the first time Dickens's original "unhappy" ending to this great novel was published. This is copy #1445 of 1500 with 55 illustrations by Gordon Ross and SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. "We need never be ashamed of our tears."

$312.50

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD; A TALE, BY DOCTOR GOLDSMITH
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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD; A TALE, BY DOCTOR GOLDSMITH

By GOLDSMITH, Oliver [Thomas ROWLANDSON]

London: R. Ackermann, 1817. First Edition. leather. Leaves a bit dust-soiled along edges, occasional very light scattered soiling to leaves and plates which are generally clean. Rubbing to the front joint of this attractive binding, slightly to the rear; raised bands rubbed with one damaged; covers firm. Very Good. Thomas Rowlandson. Large octavo (9" x 10") in late nineteenth-century full olive morocco by Riviere, covers and spine tooled in compartments with gilt floral ornaments, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt, burgundy endpapers. The First Rowlandson Edition with 24 lovely hand-colored aquatints by the artist. Complete with the Introduction leaf, the Advertisement leaf, and the two Memoir leaves. Prideaux, page 138. Tooley, 436.

$937.50

THE SPIRIT OF PLACE AND OTHER ESSAYS
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THE SPIRIT OF PLACE AND OTHER ESSAYS

By MEYNELL, Alice

London & New York: John Lane/The Bodley Head, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Some rubbing to the cloth. Very Good. Gilt-lettered blue buckram.

$31.30

THE COLOUR OF LIFE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON THINGS SEEN AND HEARD
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THE COLOUR OF LIFE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON THINGS SEEN AND HEARD

By MEYNELL, Alice

London & Chicago: John Lane & Way and Williams, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Light soiling. Near Fine. Pink buckram with gilt lettering.

$43.80

THE RHYTHM OF LIFE AND OTHER ESSAYS
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THE RHYTHM OF LIFE AND OTHER ESSAYS

By MEYNELL, Alice

London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. About Fine. Tan buckram with gilt lettering. One of 550 copies printed.

$56.30

LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN & THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
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LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN & THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

By WILDE, Oscar

London: Limited Editions Club, 1973. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Tony Walton. Quarto (7-3/4" x 10-3/4") bound dos-a-dos in full green buckram with the spine stamped in dark green and pure gold and the covers lettered in gilt, top and bottom edges gilt. Introduction by Sir John Gielgud. Illustrated by Tony Walton with 14 in-text line drawings, 6 full-page paintings, and 4 double-spread paintings. Copy #33 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.

$156.30

LAVENGRO. THE SCHOLAR - THE GIPSY - THE PRIEST
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LAVENGRO. THE SCHOLAR - THE GIPSY - THE PRIEST

By BORROW, George

London: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Hardcover. A little rubbing to the gilt on the spine label of the second volume. Near Fine in a complete, Good slipcase with the top edge detached on two sides. Barnett Freedman. Two octavo volumes (5-1/2" x9-1/4") bound in full mulberry linen with black spine labels stamped in gilt. Designed, printed, and bound by Oliver Simon at the Curwen Press. Illustrated with 16 color lithographs and pen drawings by Barnett Freedman. Copy #501 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

$125.00

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