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New York: J. F. Taylor, 1900. The Author's Autograph Edition Limited to 10 copies, this the Publisher's Proof Copy. A few volumes with some rubbing to the joints, but still a stunning and remarkable set. The Author's Autograph Edition Limit...

From First Folio


The Writings in Prose and Verse by Kipling, Rudyard

New York; (1897-1932): Charles Scribner's Sons. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. Octavo. "The Outward Edition" limited to only 204 copies signed by Kipling, printed on Japan vellum. This is considered the first edition of this set as it was later r...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


COMPLETE INCUNABULA IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING: Dialogorum libri quattuor by Gregorius I (Pope Gregory I)

Basel: Basel: Impressi ac diligentissime correcti per Michael Furter, 1496. Full leather. Very Good. Quarto, printed by Michael Furter, Basel, 1496, with dated closing colophon. COLLATION: 58 leaves complete; signatures a8, b-f8, h4, i6. TEXT: double ...

From Lyppard Books


A History of New York, From the Beginning of the World to the Dutch Dynasty by Irving, Washington

Irving, Washington (1783-1859) as "Diedrich Knickerbocker." A History of New York, From the Beginning of the World to the Dutch Dynasty, Containing Among Many Surprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the Disastro...

From SRG Antiquarian Books


La tete contre les Murs. (Signed, 6-color inlaid leather, Robert Fonta, Jacques Blanchet) by Bazin, Herve; Jacques Blanchet (binder)

Paris: Aux Editions Eliane Norberg, 1951. First edition thus. Signed, De Luxe limited edition. Sumptuous, full leather Artesian binding by Jacques Blanchet. From an edition of 202, number 72 of 180 printed on Velin d' Arches. Published Paris: Editions...

From The Wild Muse



METROLAND. by BETJEMAN. JOHN. -- Boyd Harte. Glynn, Illustrates

Warren Editions. London. 1960. FIRST EDITION, Limited to 220 copies, numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. 4to. (11.4 x 9.1 inches). 23 leaves, illustrated with 16 original coloured lithographs. Verses are taken from Betjeman's commentary f...

From Paul Foster Books


The Life of Sir John Falstaff. by Brough, Robert B

The Life of Sir John Falstaff. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts. 1858. First edition. Imperial 8vo, 25 cm x 17 cm, [xx; 196], [2 blanks; double frontispiece, the second hand-colored; title page; quote from Henry IV, Part 2, with repro...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB


The Aldine Edition Of The British Poets (52 Volumes)

London: Bell and Daldy , n. d.. Hardcover. Fine Condition. Bound in half blue morocco and marbled boards with the front covers and spines stamped in gilt. Five raised bands on the spines. All edges marbled. Marble endpapers. A few heads lightly chi...

From James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.)


AMERICAN SCENERY; or Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. (Two Volumes) From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett, Engraved in the First Style of the Art, By R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c. by Bartlett, W. H., illustrator; Willis, N. P., Text

London: George Virtue, 1840. First edition. 2 volumes bound in extra gilt-ornamental red full leather with panels, raised bands, all edge gilting, gilt edge decorations, colored endpapers, ribbon markers. Bookplate of former U.S. Senator and Congressman W...

From The Wild Muse


BLANK VERSE by Lloyd, Charles and Lamb, Charles

London: John and Arthur Arch, 1798. 1798 This book and slip case is in MINT condition. Absolutely gorgeously bound by Woods, London in full dark blue calf with elaborate gilt design of roses and petals along the front cover and back cover with the board...

From Laura's Rare Books


THE RIVER WAR. An Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.5 inches). Portrait frontis of Viscount Cromer in volume one, and Lord Kitchener in volume two. Illustrated throughout with 56 mono plates, mostly by Angus McNeill of the Seafo...

From Paul Foster Books


THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER. Translated from the Greek. by HOMER. -- POPE. ALEXANDER, Translates

Bernard Lintot. London. 1725/26. FIRST 12mo POPE EDITION, issued the same year as the Folio subscription set. 5 Volumes. 12mo. (6.5 x 4.1 inches). Illustrated with 24 fine copper engraved plates by Paul Fourdrinier, after William Kent. ---- Vol. 1: [4],...

From Paul Foster Books


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