London: printed by J. and J. March, for the Company of Stationers, 1770. 12mo., 216 pages; VG; bound in burgundy morocco, elaborate gilt to boards, spine paneled with gilt; head of spine recased, some mild splitting beginning at tail of spine hinges; marbled endpapers; all edges of text block gilt; two early ownership names to sfep; With an initial leaf of royal approbation.; shelved case 4.
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London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: front board detached; spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
1840 - c.1860. Octavo, ; VG; bound in full pebbled green calf with gilt, paneled spine with gilt stamping and titling, marbled endpapers; bound by Riviere with their stamp; mild rubbing to hinges; Contains 12 original pen-and-ink drawings of a baby, each captioned and surrounded in a cartouche. Each leaf is mounted in the binding. Date presumed 1840 - c.1860, based on the binder's stamp; A unique collection of private baby drawings; shelved case 0.
London: Robert Riviére & Son Ltd., c. 1920. Octavo, 414 pages; VG-; bound in 3/4 green calf, paneled spine with gilt titling and stamping; wear to hinges, mild rubbing and wear to boardspatterned paper boards; marbled endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; frontispiece with tissue guard; shelved case 2.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. Second Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 1272 pages; VG; bound in full red leather, single gilt rule to boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; slight age-toning to pages; interior clean; shelved Front Case.
St James Place, London: Collins, 1957. Octavo, 766 pages; VG; bound in three quarters red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, with their stamp, red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bookplate to front pastedown; two pages added preceding the title page, with a personalized calligraphic message; very mild wear, primarily to corners; shelved case 9.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1872/1886. First Editions, Early Printings. Octavo, two volumes; VG; bound in full polished red calf by Riviere & Son with their mark, double gilt rules to boards, gilt rolls to turn-ins, paneled spine with two morocco labels, gilt titling, gilt tooling; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; slight fading to spines, minor rubbing to extremities, minor wear to hinges; both volumes with original cloth covers and spines bound in rear; black and white illustrations by John Tenniel; shelved case 2.
Paris: Ch. Meunier, 1892. Octavo, , 710,  pages; VG; bound in beautiful crushed brown morocco, boards non-evenly divided with gilt rules into four compartments, beige, red, blue, and white inlay with gilt; spine gilt with decorative censer, red inlaid flame at center, gilt titling; turn-ins framed with gilt roll, moiré silk endleaves, patterned flyleaves, all edges gilt; stamp-signed on flayleaf by Samblanck-Weckesser; with original wraps bound in; with some mild scraping to the gilt, both on boards and text block; light rubbing to the front hinge; volume bound too tight, with strain on the rear hinge causing cracking; extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
London: printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, 1753. Sixth Edition. 12mo., 3 volumes; VG: bound in contemporary calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling, black and maroon morocco labels with gilt titling; mild wear and rubbing, front hinge of volume 1 beginning to separate; Each part has a separate dated titlepage, but pagination and register are continuous in each volume, Each volume has a separate dated titlepage which lacks an edition statement. With a collective titlepage.; slight scattered foxing; bookplate of Thomas Basset to front pastedowns of each volume, slight offsetting to endpaper; Contains 6 plays plus Cosgreve's Poems. The first 5 plays have a single frontispiece.: The Old Batchelor, The Double-Dealer, Love for Love, The Mourning Bride, The Way of the World, The Judgment of Paris (no plate), Poems upon Several Occasions (no plate).; shelved case 0.
London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First Edition in Book Form, First Issue. Octavo, 624 pages; VG; bound in half burgundy calf, marbled boards; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; First Issue points present include: lines 5 and 6 from bottom of page 284 have "delight" instead of "joy, uncorrected "capatin" last line of page 324, hook on left hand of vignette on title page, page xv has no page number for fp and vignette, and no quote marks on "party", page 40, "shew" and "shewed", page 582, no period at last line; light foxing to plates, age-toning to pages; shelved case 2.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 624 pages; VG; bound in half burgundy calf, marbled boards; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; first issue points present: 1850 engraved into vignette title-page, Chapter XXVII listed on page 283 but appearing on page 282, uncorrected "cha pter" on page 19,viii in preface with last "i" not aligned, uncorrected "coroboration" on page 387, including ''screwed'' for "screamed" on page 132; interior clean, with mild foxing to plates; Shelved in Case 2.
New York: R. G. Newbegin Company, 1902. Edition Definitive, #a1. Large Octavos, 60 volumes; Fair to Good; Bound in contemporary red morocco, decorative gilt frames to boards surrounding a central tulip design in gilt with central green morocco onlay, green morocco tulip design doublures with red and purple morocco onlays, design and turn-ins tooled in gilt, green moiré silk free endpapers, marbled blanks following; all edges gilt. Spines faded; the last 16 volumes have significant damage to the bindings, primarily the lower edge, and 5 other volumes have noticeable chipping or wear; volume 49 has had the lower edge repaired;.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. Large Paper Edition, #39/75. Octavo, 231 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf by Blackwell, marbled boards and endpapers, spine paneled gilt with titling in two compartments; top edge gilt, others uncut; slight wear to hinges, slight rubbing to corners; signed and numbered; "The Large Paper Edition of this volume, consisting of seventy-five copies, twenty-five of which are for America, all being numbered and signed, was printed in October 1885. This is No. 39."; OF consignment; shelved case 0.
London, New York, and Melbourne: Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co., 1891. Third Edition. Octavo, 224 pages;  ads; Fine; bound in full dark blue morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, with their gilt stamp, paneled spine with gilt titling anbd tooling, gilt rules along board edges and gilt stamping to corners; gilt and morocco turn-ins, marbled endpapers; With a beautiful Fore-Edge Painting by Martin Frost.; EH Consignment; shelved case 3.
London: Printed at the Stanhope Press by C. Whittingham; for John Sharpe... 1813. 12mo., 3 volumes; VG; bound in full polished calf, elaborate gilt border to boards, paneled spines with gilt tooling, black morocco label with gilt titling; mild wear and rubbing; marbled text block, endpapers; title page and engraved frontispiece to each volume; shelved case 0.
London: George G. Harrap & Company, 1929. First Trade Edition. large 8vo., 231pp.; VG; bound in polished red calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, two panels green with gilt lettering; boards have triple-ruled borders with circle decoration to the corners, inner gilt dentelles, single gilt edge-roll, all edges of text block gilt; mild rubbing to corners, head and tail of spine, small scar on front cover; red marbled endpapers; bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London; interior clean, with no signs of age-toning or foxing; shelved case 14.
Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 344 pages; Fair; Lacking title page; bound in a beautiful monogrammed binding by Adams Bindery, full brown morocco, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling, gilt tooling with enamel inlay to boards; some rubbing to gilt, with some enamel missing; both pastedowns leather with 5 gilt rules, gilt tooling in matching design to covers; top edge of text block gilt; mild wear to front hinge, slight chip to head of spine along front hinge; mild foxing to interior; lacking title page and ads; [iii]-[viii], -344; publisher's spine and rear cover bound in rear; first state, with page 149 lines 1 and 2 battered; BAL 7604; shelved case 2.
London: R. Faulder, New Bond Street; And J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1794. Quarto, xvi, 183 pages, VG; beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram binding, featuring an eight-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the front board and a seven-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the rear; rebacked with spine preserved; mild bumping to corners, slight rubbing to spine; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; gilt Kelliegram signature stamped to the rear board's lower turn-in; With 57 plates, some aquatint, one folding; The front inlay is Count Viviani, from plate 3, page 34, the rear inlay is from plate 1 page 25.; Consignment; shelved case 3.
J. M. Dent & Co., 1907 . Second Edition (Edition de Luxe). tall thick 8vo., 549 pp., VG-; leather-bound, red boards, gilt lettering and motif to five-paneled spine; cocking to spine, no shelf lean; light scratching to boards, black scuff marks towards top edge of front board and hinge; rubbing with superficial material loss to bottom edge of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards shaken, binding intact; red top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; starting hinge to verso of p. 549 and recto of bfep, closed tear towards top of bfep (stuck to back paste-down); mild age-toning and occasional foxing/creasing to interior (text legible), waving to endpapers; tipped-in full-color frontispiece and plates excellent and protected by tissue guards, plates affixed to a dark green thicker paper; pub. 1907 by J. M. Dent & Co. stated to title page; differences between First Dent & Co. Edition (pub. 1898) and this edition stated to Prefatory Note (p. v) by Rackham; "It has been the desire of the Publishers to here present the 'Ingoldsby Legends' in something like an 'Edition Definitive de Luxe" stated to Publishers' Note (p. "a3," technically p. vii); orange silk ribbon; LP consignment; shelved Case 14 Heavy item: Please contact us for international/expedited shipping costs.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. The Author's Autograph Edition, #202/500. Octavos, 40 volumes; VG; uniformly bound in the publisher's original three quarters green morocco, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt text and tooling, top edges gilt; marbled endpapers; 13 volumes with sunned spines; very mild wear to bindings; One of 500 sets, this is number 202, all volumes with limitation pages; this set contains page 209 of original manuscript of The Alhambra tipped in to volume one of The Alhambra, with several edits by Irving in ink.; shelved above HC Fiction.
Hertford: Stephen Austin, 1855. First Edition in English. Square Octavo, 227, 24 pages; VG; bound in modern 3/4 French morocco by Stikeman, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; gilt text block; with illuminated frontispiece and two title pages, 14 full page woodcuts with illuminated borders in colors and gilt, 17 vignettes in colors and gilt, and 4 woodcut vignettes; all pages of text illuminated in borders of color and gilt; marbled endpapers; gift inscription on endpaper; minor wear to front hinge; consignment; shelved case 0.
Lutetiae Parisiorum [i.e. Amsterdam]: 1754. Small Quarto, 175 pages; VG; bound in period red morocco, triple gilt rule to board edges, elaborate gilt spine, brown label with gilt lettering; top edge of text block gilt; gilt rolls to doublure edges, marbled endpapers; large bookplate removed from front pastedown, replaced with small bookplate; slight cracking to upper rear hinge, mild rubbing; Bilingual, with Greek on the verso and Latin on the recto; illustrated with 28 of the 29 plates plus a frontispiece, lacking plate 20 with signs it was cut out (Titled 'Liccenion écoute Daphnis et Chloé qui cherchent remede d'Amour'), elaborate vignettes and headpieces; MW consignment; shelved case 3.
London: Henry Frowde, 1896. Oxford Edition. Octavo, 924 pages; VG; bound in full teal leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Clapham High School on the front cover; marbled text block and endpapers; name written on sfep; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 0.
London; Oxford; Leicester: William Pickering; Talboys and Wheeler; T. Combe and Son, 1826. First Collected Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary three quarter green calf, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt tooling, two morocco labels with gilt titling; marbled endpapers, edges of text block; mild wear and rubbing, primarily to extremities; top three panels of volume three spine show small signs of repair; pencil marginalia to the Elegies in volume 3; Half-title to each volume; bookplate to front pastedowns; errata in volume 2; shelved case 0.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1887. Large Paper Edition, #39/50. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf by Blackwell, marbled boards and endpapers, spine paneled gilt with titling in two compartments; top edge gilt, others uncut; slight wear to hinges, slight rubbing to corners; signed and numbered by the printer in both volumes; "The Large Paper Edition of this book, consisting of fifty copies, all of which are numbered and signed, was printed in January 1887. This copy is No. 39. R. + R. Clark."; OF consignment; shelved case 0.
Paris: Hachette & Cie. [ca. 1900]. Quarto, 398 pages; G+; spine brown with green label and gilt lettering and design; full binding of green leather with extensive gilt design; spine faded; all edges gilt; headband exposes; moderate shelf wear; wear to edges of boards, crown and tail of spine; dark discoloration to bottom of upper and lower covers; front and back joints starting; frontispiece tipped in; binding sound; pages clean; shelved Front Table.
London; Paris: J. Dodsley; De L'Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1789. A unique collection of both the original French and the English translation of the famed novel, together with an awe-inspiring collection of proofs before letters by esteemed French artists. Three volumes housed in a custom three-part black and red leather box, gilt titling to spine, box solid, some wear and cracking; Paul et Virginie is bound in full burgundy morocco, triple gilt rules to boards, spine with gilt titling and tooling, all edges of text block gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate to front endpaper; Unsigned binding, but early invoice states it was bound by Derome., Paris: De L'Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1789. with half-title, 12mo., xxxv, 243 pages, with 4 black and white plates, foxing to plate edges; "Prix, papier vélin d'Essone, 6. liv."; Both volumes of Paul and Mary are bound in matching full green morocco with elegant gilt tooling, paneled spines similarly gilt; all edges of text blocks gilt; doublures burgundy morocco with matching design to boards, embroidered silk endpapers facing doublures, marbled endpapers following; incredibly tight binding; bookplate to marbled endpaper; Bound by Chambolle-Duru with their gilt stamp to front doublure; London: printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, ; With an Autograph Letter Signed by Saint-Pierre, addressed "Au Citoyen Le Danois" (André Bazile Le Danois de La Soisière), a member of the Council of Ancients. Measuring ~9 x 6.7 inches (~23 x 17 cm.), with integral address leaf attached. Small tear to upper left corner where seal was attached, small archival repair to upper right corner, neither impacting and writing. Four Postal stamps present on integral address leaf. Actual text is 25 lines in Saint-Pierre's hand, responding to a letter by Le Danois about a meeting, countering his proposed date of the 8th with the 10th. He then goes on to discuss how he was tricked by a man that he had not seen for 20 years, as well as by a young woman. He defends himself that he in no way was compromising the interests of the Republic. The letter is dated "Paris, ce 7 ventose an 7" ( February 26th, 1799); With invoice circa 1895 from E. F. Bonaventure, with a handwritten description of the three volumes in purple ink. "Unique copy in an exquisite Binding by Chambolle extra illustrated with rare set all proofs before letters" "1. Set of proofs by [Achille] Devéria 2. Set of proofs by Corboald 3. Set of proofs ??? 4. Set of proofs Medallions in color 5. Set of proofs Medallions [in color] by Dutailly [Guyot sculp] 6. Set of proofs by Desenne 7. Set proofs by [Jean-Michel] Moreau 8. Set proofs by [Tony] Johannot 9. Set proofs by Corboald (small) 10. Set proofs by Lery[?] 11. Set proofs by [Jean-Antoine-Valentin] Foulquier 12. Autographed Letter In All 70 Plates, All proofs" Shelved case 0.
London: printed for, and under the direction of, John Bell, 1788. 12mos., 20 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full acid-washed calf, gilt roll to borders, gilt monogram to center of boards, spine elaborately gilt with three morocco labels, two black and one burgundy; mild shelfwear and rubbing, including chipping to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners, wear to hinges; front hinges of volumes 11, 12, and 18 with some separation; with 36 plays, two per volumes 3-20. Each play with a frontispiece; Title from half-title, and imprint from volume title-pages.; Vol.1,2 entitled: ’Prolegomena to the dramatick writings of Will. Shakspere’ and vol.3-20: ’The dramatick writings of Will. Shakspere, .. printed complete from the best editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens’.; Each play has a separate title-page, dated 1785-86, pagination and register; and is followed by a set of Annotations with a separate titlepage, dated 1787, pagination and register.; With a list of subscribers.; Plate in 'The Taming of the Shew' loose and tipped-in.; shelved alcove 1.
London; New York: John Lane; Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Large Paper Edition, 1/250. Octavo, xiv, 136, ; VG-: bound in brown calf by LAF, with their mark, tricolored onlay design on both boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and titling; beautiful flower endpapers, gilt stamped turn-ins; some rubbing and wear to binding, primarily to hinges and corners, slight chipping to head and tail of spine, small dent to lower rear board; top edge of text block gilt, fore edge uncut, lower edge cut; Large Paper Edition, of which 150 copies have been printed for England and 100 for America.; OF consignment; shelved case 3.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1853. First Edition, Extra-Illustrated. Octavo, 322 pages,  ads,  ads; VG; 'Bound by Ramage, London', with their gilt stamp, in full dark green polished calf, gilt tooling to boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and titling, some sun-fading; mild wear and rubbing; top edge gilt; patterned endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown; with errata leaf; Extra-Illustrated with 29 plates bound in from various sources; shelved case 3.
London: Henry Frowde, 1908. Oxford Edition. Octavo, xxiii, 516 pages; G+; bound in half vellum with green cloth boards; spine has gilt tooling and a brown label with gilt lettering; top edge of text block gilt; tide mark to the entire top edge of text block, more severe towards front of volume; shelved front case.
Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, 1887. Limited Edition, #568/1500. Small Quarto, 263, viii; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, dark red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; beautifully marbled endpapers; front hinge worn, some scratches and wear to binding; both original wraps preserved and bound in; with 72 plates with printed tissue guards; text in French; shelved case 9.
London: The Folio Society, 1971. Octavo; pp 158; VG-; reddish brown spine with gilt text, bands and decorations to spine; no jacket; brown slipcase shows slight sun fading toward edges; minor wear to fore corners; intact panels; cloth has clean exterior; gilt lettering and illustrative designs to front; strong boards; text block blue painted head exterior edge; fore and tail edges clean; interior clean; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece; illustrated; arts- Biography; Renaissance;.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1860. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes, pagination continuous; VG; bound in contemporary full polished calf, paneled spines with burgundy and brown labels, gilt lettering, other compartments gilt tooling; boards with a gilt roll along border, gilt roll to edges, turn-ins; mild rubbing and wear to boards and spines, primarily to head and tail of spines, hinges; marbled endpapers; gilt text blocks; ribbon within; with 61 embellishments, including portraits, vignettes, and engraved titles; ffep of volume 2 slightly loose; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851. First Edition. Octavo, 331 pages; VG; bound in full dark blue calf, double ruled gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Sydney Grammar School to front cover; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; marbled text block and endpapers; presentation bookplate to front pastedown, dated 1861; with 41 engravings on steel; some foxing to interior; shelved front case.