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The Girl's Reading-Book

By Sigourney, Mrs. L. H.

New York, NY, USA: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1850. Twelfth Edition. Hardcover. Poor. Holland. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Front hinge is half torn, the front free page is missing and the rear hinge has been repaired with tape. There is edge wear to corners, top and bottom edge, foxing throughout and damp stain to base pages. Pages 243 and 7 pages adds.Liturature and poetry.Edition not stated, first published 1837.

$27.00

Myths of Wilderness In Contemporary Narratives
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Myths of Wilderness In Contemporary Narratives

By Crane, Kylie

New York, NY, USA: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine. FIRST EDITION. Book is in Near Fine condition and unread. 228 pages.

$64.80

The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington (Volumes I and II)

By Madden, R.R.

New York, NY, USA: Harper & Brothers, 1855. Hardcover. Good. Half-bound with leather back, corners and paper sides. Edition Not Stated. Marbled edges and endpapers. Previous owner's signature and embossed stamp. The frontis in Volume I has the tissue intact. Volume II has a 3 cm. tear along the front hinge. Volume I has 547 pages and Volume II has 599 pages. Weight over 1 lb.

$135.00

The Bodley Head Jack London

By Calder-Marshall, Arthur (Edited by) and London, Jack

London, United Kingdom: The Bodley Head, 1963. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering and graphic. FIRST EDITION. Introduced by Arthur Calder-Marshall. The DJ has a 1 cm. tear and is price-clipped. The DJ is in a protective book jacket cover. "This volume contains a representative selection from London's works, together with a critical and biographical introduction." 377 pages.

$35.10

Frogs
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Frogs

By Donaldson, Gerald

Toronto, ON, Canada: Jonathan-James Book, 1980. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Cream boards with gilt lettering. FIRST EDITION. Signed by the author on the front free page. Numerous illustrations. The DJ is price-clipped and shows no tears. The DJ is in a protective book jacket cover. A three line quote is written in the upper right corner of the front end page. 128 pages.

$35.10

Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among the Lowly

By Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Chicago, IL, USA: John E. Potter, 1897. 1st. Hardcover. Good Minus. Burgundy embossed boards with black lettering and gilt graphic. FIRST EDITION. Art Memorial Edition. "To which is added "How Henry Ward Beecher Sold Slaves in Plymouth Church", "Life of Harriett Beecher Stowe", "The Story of the Book", "A Key to the Characters" by Prof. Charles Morris, "Preface" and the "Emancipation Proclamation". Numerous illustrations. Frontis has tissue intact. The front and rear hinges are torn but the webbing is intact. The corners, top and base of the spine are starting to wear. The front board shows an embossed hound in a marsh. 615 pages.

$45.00

The Oxford Illustrated Literary Guide to Canada

By Moritz, Albert & Theresa

Toronto, ON, Canada: Oxford University Press, 1987. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering. FIRST EDITION. 311 illustrations. 246 pages.

$20.70

The Revenge. The Brothers. Busiris, King of Egypt.

By Young, Edward (L.L.D.)

London, United Kingdom: John Bell, ca 1793. Hardcover. Fair. Full leather with gilt graphics. The gilt lettering has worn from the spine. No Edition stated. The front hinge is held by two binding threads. Previous owner's bookplate. This book is three books in one volume. "The Revenge" (1793), "The Brothers" (1797) and "Busiris, King of Egypt" (1796). The pages are 88, 96 and 92 respectively. The last two books were published by George Cawthorn. Illustrated.

$81.00

The Lady of the Lake and Rip Van Winkle

By Taylor, R.W. (M.A.) and Chase, George (M.A.)

Toronto, ON, Canada: W.J. Gage and Company, 1884. 4th. Hardcover. Good Plus. Gage & Co's Educational Series. "Scott's Poems The Lady of the Lake with introduction, sketch of life, notes and glossarial index". "Rip Van Winkle with notes, &c., &c." The top of the spine is just starting to fray. There is foxing. 417 pages plus 12 pages of advertisements.

$22.50

Story as Truth The Rock That Is Higher

By L'Engle, Madeleine

Wheaton, IL, USA: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1997. 3rd. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Black boards with gilt lettering. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The DJ shows very light wear, but no tears. The DJ is not price-clipped. 296 pages.

$43.20

Rapt in Plaid

By Waterston, Elizabeth

Toronto, ON, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 2001. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering. FIRST EDITION. Inscribed by author on the title page. The DJ shows little to no wear. 344 pages.

$54.00

The Crane Classics Author's Edition (Volumes One to Twelve)

By Crane, Frank (Dr.)

New York, NY, USA: Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1923. Leather_bound. Good. AUTHOR'S EDITION. Complete set of 12 volumes. Volume One signed by the author at the base of the title page. Embossed leather. The Crane Classics on the front boards. "Now limited to 850 sets of which this is No. 472." The spine of each volume has cloth taped onto the spine, and part of the front and rear boards. The frontis has the tissue intact. Volumes appear unread as pages are not cut. Gilt top edges. There is some lose of the leather on the leading edges. No DJs. Each volume has a stamp "For the Library of ... and a date" opposite the frontis. 1A

$315.00

The First Five Years

By Weaver, Robert (Edited by)

Toronto, ON, Canada: Oxford University Press, 1962. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. Blue hard paper boards with black lettering on the spine and black graphics on the spine and front board. FIRST EDITION. Previous owner's name on the front free page. Shelf wear is seen at the top and bottom of the spine on the book and the DJ. "A selection from The Tamarack Review". Introduction by Robert Fulford. There is light foxing throughout. The DJ has five tears to one inch. 360 pages.

$16.20

Prefaces

By Shaw, Bernard

London, United Kingdom: Constable and Company Limited, 1934. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Blue boards with gilt lettering on the spine and blue top stain to page edges. FIRST EDITION. The end papers are a textured blue. There is light foxing throughout. No DJ is present. 802 pages.

$26.10

The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

By Holmes, Oliver Wendell

London, United Kingdom: Henry Frowde/Oxford University Press, 1909. Later Edition. Leather Bound. Very Good. No DJ is present.. Burgundy leather boards with gilt lettering and graphics along the spine. The top edges of the pages are gilt. Previous owner's name written on page 1, which has transposed onto the bottom of the copyright page. No damage to text on either page. Burgundy silk page marker still attached. No DJ. 271 pages plus advertisements.

$13.50

A Scots Garland

By Henderson, Thomas (Edited By)

Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Grant & Murray, 1931. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. No DJ is present.. Blue boards with gilt lettering along the spine and gilt lettering and graphic on the front board. The top of the pages are also gilt. Marbleized endpapers. There is light foxing throughout. No DJ. Introduction Essay by Thomas Henderson. No DJ. 192 pages.

$18.00

Horae Subsecivae

By Brown, John (Dr.)

London, United Kingdom: Henry Frowde/Oxford University Press, ca.1907. Later Edition. Leather Bound. Very Good Minus. No DJ as issued.. Embossed soft brown leather boards with gilt lettering on the front board and along the spine, with graphics. The top edge of the pages are also gilt. There is a partial cup stain on the rear soft leather board. Illustrated endpapers. The "World's Classics" Edition. Introduction by Austin Dobson. Previous owner's signature on the front free page. No DJ. 350 pages.

$15.30

English Poetry (1170-1892)

By Manly, John Matthews (Ph.D.) (Selected By)

Boston, MA, USA: Ginn & Company, 1907. Later Edition. Hardcover. Good. Hardcover cloth boards with black lettering on the spine and front board. The boards show surface wear. The corners, top and base of the spine are starting to fray. The spine also shows shelf wear. There is light foxing throughout. There is a stain on the bottom page edges from unknown source. No DJ. 580 pages.

$18.90

Invective and Abuse

By Kingsmill, Hugh

London, United Kingdom: Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd., 1944. Combined Edition. Hardcover. Good Plus. Green boards with gilt lettering along the spine. 1944 COMBINED EDITION of 1929-30 first edition. One corner of the base of the spine is starting to fray. There is foxing throughout. The previous owner's signature is on the front endpaper. 224 pages.

$22.50

Chamber's Cyclopaedia of English Literature

By Patrick, David (LL.D.)

Toronto, ON, Canada: W.& R. Chambers and George N. Morang & Company, Limited, 1903. New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good, Very Good and Fair. Brown boards with gilt letters and graphics along the spine. This is a new edition. Three volumes. Volume I is very good. Volume II is very good and Volume III is fair. The front hinge is partially torn on Volume III. The frontis has the tissue intact on all three volumes. A historical critical and biographical of authors in the English tongue from the earliest times till the present day, with specimens of their writings. Volume I has 832 pages. Volume II has 832 pages and Volume III has 858 pages. 1A

$54.00

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