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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people by WILDE. OSCAR

Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. (8.4 x 6.3 inches). One of 100 large paper copies, printed on ...

£37,500.00
THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS: A NOVEL Presentation to G. B. Shaw

THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS: A NOVEL Presentation to G. B. Shaw by Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge]

London: MacMillan, 1913. 1st Edition. Hardcover. London: MacMillan, 1913. 1st Edition. Hardcover. The [GB] Shaw Copy. First edi...

$45,000.00
A HISTORICAL DISCOURSE, DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITIZENS OF CONCORD, 12TH SEPT. 1835 with A HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF CONCORD

A HISTORICAL DISCOURSE, DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITIZENS OF CONCORD, 12TH SEPT. 1835 with A HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF CONCORD by EMERSON, Ralph Waldo with SHATTUCK, Lemuel

Concord: G. F. Bemis/John Stacy, 1835. First Edition. Hardcover. The Shattuck title page reinforced at the gutter. Near Fine, n...

$37,500.00
A STUDY IN SCARLET.

A STUDY IN SCARLET. by DOYLE. ARTHUR CONAN

Ward, Lock & Co. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION in book form of the first Sherlock Holmes novel and the Author's first book. 8vo. ...

£25,000.00
AN IDEAL HUSBAND.

AN IDEAL HUSBAND. by WILDE. OSCAR

Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. One of only 100 large paper copies, printed on Dutch hand made paper, num...

£17,500.00
JONES'S TRAVELLING LIBRARY OF DIAMOND POETS AND CLASSICS

JONES'S TRAVELLING LIBRARY OF DIAMOND POETS AND CLASSICS by Travelling Library - Jones] -

London: Jones & Co., various dates (1820s) Travelling library of 52 volumes (of 53), of English poets and English prose (lac...

CAD $25,000.00
EPIPSYCHIDION:  VERSES ADDRESSED TO THE NOBLE AND UNFORTUNATE LADY EMILIA V ____ NOW IMPRISONED IN THE CONVENT OF ____

EPIPSYCHIDION: VERSES ADDRESSED TO THE NOBLE AND UNFORTUNATE LADY EMILIA V ____ NOW IMPRISONED IN THE CONVENT OF ____ by [Shelley, Percy B.]

London: C. and J. Ollier, 1821. [6],[7]-31,[1]pp. Octavo. Sewn self-wrappers, untrimmed. Some dust tanning at extended edges, a...

$18,500.00
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Together with the Rare Publisher's Salesman‘s Sample

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Together with the Rare Publisher's Salesman‘s Sample by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

New York: Charles Webster, 1885. First American Edition. Octavo. First American Edition. Octavo. First American Edition after t...

$15,000.00
Chronicles of Golden Friars

Chronicles of Golden Friars by Le Fanu, J. S

London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. Three volumes. 12mo. Original sand-...

$15,000.00
SHAHNAMA (THE EPIC OF KINGS) PRINTED FOR MUHAMMAD ALI SHAH QAJAR, FOUR PARTS IN ONE VOLUME COMPLETE.

SHAHNAMA (THE EPIC OF KINGS) PRINTED FOR MUHAMMAD ALI SHAH QAJAR, FOUR PARTS IN ONE VOLUME COMPLETE. by ABU L QASIM FIRDAOUSI AL TUSI

Tehran: Mirza Mahmud Tajir Khouansari, 1904 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. PERSIAN TEXT, FINE...

$15,000.00
STORIES OF RED HANRAHAN

STORIES OF RED HANRAHAN by Yeats, William Butler

Dundrum: The Dun Emer Press, 1904. Linen-backed boards, paper labels on spine and upper board. Fore corners bumped, spine and l...

$12,500.00
HAMLET. Prinz Von Daenmark. [Presentation copy from Elisabeth Bergner to Sir John Gielgud.] Mit 16 Lictdrucktafeln nach den Lithographieen von Eugene Delacroix

HAMLET. Prinz Von Daenmark. [Presentation copy from Elisabeth Bergner to Sir John Gielgud.] Mit 16 Lictdrucktafeln nach den Lithographieen von Eugene Delacroix by [GIELGUD, Sir John]. SHAKESPEARE

Leipzig: Im Inselverlag. MDCCCCXIII, 1913. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Leipzig: Im Inselverlag. MDCCCCXIII, 1913. 1st Edition. Hard...

$11,750.00
Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984]

Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984] by Orwell, George [Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949 First printing of the First British Edition, original light green cloth, spine lettered in re...

$11,500.00
Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker

(Sells with a handwritten, certified (L.W. Currey Inc.) two-page letter by author Bram Stoker to Victorian actor Sir Henry Irvin...

$10,995.00



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