Dublin: W. Whitestone, 1867. Leather_bound. Three volumes. Octavo. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V., With a view of the progress of society in Europe from the Roman Empire to the beginning of the sixteenth century. Bound in three quarter brown speckeled calf,spine gilt motif, red and green title labels, marbled boards, portrait frontispiece.
Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Company, 1819. Full calf. Five volumes. Octavo. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry The Great: With The Trial of Francis Ravaillac, for the Murder of Henry The Great. Illustrated portrait frontispiece. Bound in full tan tree calf, (spine rebacked). floral decoration with red and green title labels, marbled edges.
Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1899. Full leather. Twelve volumes . Octavo. The Works of Tobias Smollett with an introduction by W.E. Henley. Published by Archibald Constable and Company, Westminster, and Charles Scribner's and Sons, New York. Illustrated frontispiece to each volumes. A splendid fine binding by Riviere in full red polished calf, gilt double rule line to covers, spine gilt decorations in compartments between raised banding, green and aqua blue gilt title labels to second and fourth compartments. floral gilt turn-ins, red marbled endpaper. top edge gilt.
London: Longman and Green, 1840. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. Visits to Remarkable Places; Rural and Domestic Life of Germany; Rural Life ogf England; Student Life of Germany; Homes and Haunts of the British Poets; Northern Heights of London, 1840; 1842; 1840; 1849; 1847 and 1869. A particularly handsome set in full tan polished calf with gilt decorative spine, red and green title labels, triple gilt rule to covers gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. marbled endpapers, illustrated throughout.
London: Macmillan and Company, 1863. Full leather. Nine volumes. Octavo. The Works of Willam Shakespeare, edited by William George Clark and John Glover, complete with a list of table of contents. Bound by Merrell Binders in full tan calf, gilt decoration to spine, maroon and green title labels to compartments, raised bands, covers triple rule gilt line, gilt turn-ins, green endpaper.
London: H.S. NIchols, 1859. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. Celebrated Crimes. Translated by I.G. Burnham, illustrated with photogravures in two states, limited to one hundred copies which this is number seventeen. Bound in full tan polished calf, gilt floral decorations to spine, raised bands, maroon and brown gilt title labels, gilt turn-ins, decorative endpapers.
London: John Murray, 1855. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo.The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, a new edition with potrait frontispiece illustration and table of contents. Bound in full tan tree calf leather, gilt floral decorations to spine, brown gilt title labels, raised bands, all edges marbled with endpaper.
Full leather. Three volumes. Large quarto. Picturesque Europe. A delineation by pen and pencil of the natural features and the picturesque and historical places of Great Britian and the continent. Illustrated on steel and wood by European and American artist. Bound in full dark brown morocco, blind and gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt. decorative marbled endpaper.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Large quarto. Picturesque America Or, The Land We Live In. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-fall, shores, canons, valleys, cities and other picturesque features of our country. Illustrations on Steel and Wood by eminent artist.Bound in full dark brown morocco gilt and blind tooling to covers and spine, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, decorative marbled endpaper.
London: Cassell and Company, 1948. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. First Edition. The Second World War, by Winston Spencer Churchill. Illustrated with maps and diagrams. Bound by Sotheran in full red morocco, single gilt rule to boards and spine, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins.
Edinburgh: Longmans, Green and Co. 1894 - 1898. Full leather. Thirty-two volumes. Octavo. The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. The Edinburgh Edition consists of one thousand and thirty-five copies all are numbered which this is 376,portrait illustrated frontispiece,Titles include Notes on Edinburgh, Memories and Portrait, In The South Seas, St.Ives, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Kidnapped, Treasure Island, The New Arabian Nights, A Child Gardenof Verses. Bound full navy blue morocco, triple gilt rule to covers, spine gilt in compartments between raised banding, second and fourth compartments gilt titles, top edge gilt, leather turn-ins, marbled blue endpaper.Volume 1 - 28 are the Edinburgh Edition. The final 4 volumes are the Letters, 1901(2 Vols) and the Life, 1899 (2Vols) not part of the Edinburgh Edition.Complete with a tipped portion of an A.L.S. with the signature of Robert Louis Stevenson in volume one.
London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1933. Full leather. Four volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Marlborough His Life And Times, by Winston S. Churchill. Illustrated throughout with portraits, maps, diagrams, and facsimile letters. Bound in full red crushed morocco by Bayntun Binders, gilt decoration to spine of brums and bugle horn, gilt title, raised bands, front cover single gilt rule line and gilt signature of Winston Churchill, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins, decorative endpaper.
London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1948. Leather_bound. Six volumes. Octavo. First Edition. The Second World War, by Winston Churchill. Titles include The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grand Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing The Ring, Triumph and Tragedy. Bound in three quarter red morocco between cloth boards, spine gilt decorations of lion and crown motif, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative marbled endppaper. Winston.
London: Groiler Society, Circa 1900s. Leather_bound. Thriteen volumes. Octavo. The History of Egypt by Gaston Maspero, containing over twelve hundred colored plates and illustrations. Bound by the publisher's in three quarter green morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt floral decorations and title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1881. Leather_bound. Thirty volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Works of Charles Dicken's. The Edition De Luxe is limited to one thousand copies which this is number 490. All plates richly illustrated with over 1000 plates on India paper, Christmas Carol is hand coloured. Volume one with autographed envelope signed by Dicken's addressed to his publisher also an autographed letter signed by John Forster (Dicken's closest friend and official biographer) the letter is to George Cattermole one of Dicken's illustrator.Bound in contemporary three quarter brown morocco gilt, raised bands, gilt title, all edges marble with endpaper. A magnificent set of Dicken's works.
London: Sampson, Low, Marston and Cmpany, 1897. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Octavo. First Edition. The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson The Embodiment Of The Sea Power Of Great Britain, containing particular account of his victories by sed and land voyages. Nineteen full page portraits and twenty-one maps and diagram plans.Bound by Bayntun Binders in three quarter navy blue morocco over cloth boards, top edge gilt , spine gilt decorations of ship anchor, and sail ship between raised banding, gilt title, decorative endpaper.
Philadelphia: George Barrie and Son, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Secret Memoirs Of The Courts Of Europe From The 16th To The 19th Century. This Edition printed on Japanese vellum paper and is limited to one thousand numbered copies which this is 262. Illustrations in two states to frontispiece chromolithograph other sepia (black & white shade). Tilte include Empress Josephine, The Courts of Sweden and Denmark, Wiliam II, Francis Joseph, The Courts of Europe, Napoleon's Court, The Court of Austria, The Royal Family of France, Madame De Montespan, Marie Antoinette, etc.Bound by Brentanos in full olive green crushed morocco, covers framed alternating densley floral spring surrounded triple and double gilt ruled line to corners, top edge gilt, spine gilt decorations within six compartments between raised banding second and third gilt titles, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. A handsome set in fine binding.
New York: The Tandy-Thomas Company, 1909. Leather_bound. twelve volumes. Octavo. The Historians Of Greece. Translated from ancient Greek by Benjamin Jowett, illustrated to frontispiece and title tissue guard. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: The Groiler Society, 1900s. Full leather. Fifteen volumes. Octavo. Days Of The Dandies. The Edition Magnifique is limited to twenty-six copies which this is lettered S, each volumes contains hand-colored frontispiece and at least two additional plates and illustrated with over 75 plates throughout set with title tissue guard.Bound handsomely in a contemporary gray morocco, covers and spine with sixteen red tudor inlaid morocco and with gilt brown and green shade inlaid of scrolling foliations leaves and a central crest to front covers, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt titles, inner covers of green and gray morocco surrounding gilt floral sprays, green silk doublures, housed in a slipcases. The Groiler Society's Days Of The Dandies. these entertaining biographies of notable 20th -century English authors and personalities include Peg Woffington, Colley Cibber, Lady Montagu, Laurence Sterne, Horace Walpoe, Beau Hash, Nanny Burney, Mrs. Jordan, and Captain Gronow.
Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1902. Leather_bound. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Writings of John Fiske, American Philosopher and Historian. Illustrated throughtout with portrait, maps, historical views, volume one contain an autographed letter signed and dated by Fiske, January 26, 1898. Title include The Discovery of America, The Dutch and Quakers Colonies In America, Old Virginia and Her Neighbours, The American Revolution, The Mississippi Valley In the Civil War, Civil Government in the United States, etc.Bound in three quarter brown morocco, cloth boards, floral motif to spine, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
Philadelphia: George Barrie and Son, 1907. Full leather. Ten volumes. Octavo. Women In All Ages And In All Countries, Greek Women, Roman Woman, Early Christianity Women, Oriental Women, Mediveal France Women, Romance of Women in Countries, Women of Modern France, Women of the Teutons Nations, Women of England, Women of America. This edition is printed on Japan vellum paper is limited to one thousand numbered and registered sets of which this is number 627, colored frontispiece and other illustrations through-out set.Bound in full kelly green crushed morocco, boards gilt decorations of scrolling fluerons to corners, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt, inner boards central red and green morocco with double gilt ruled line, red silk doublures. A fine and beautiful set.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1860. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quartos. The Complete Angler, or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of river, fishing-ponds fish and fishing written by Izaak Walton and instruction how to angle for trout or grayling in a clear stream by Charles Cotton, with original memoirs andnotes by Sir. Harris Nicolas. portrait illustrations and others.Bound in three quarter red morocco between marbled boards, top edge gilt, spine gilt title and decorations, raised bands, marbled endpaper.