New York: Charles L. Webster, 1888. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Octavo. First edition. The Personal Memoirs of Henry Philip Sheridan, General United States Army and a Union General of American Civil War. Portrait frontispiece, Publisher's bound in three quarter brown morocco, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
New York: Virtue and Yorston, 1862. Leather_bound. Three volumes. Quartos. First Edition. The War With The South A History Of The Late Rebellion With Biographical Sketches Of Leading Statesmen, Solders, Regment And Distinguished Naval and Military Commanders, etc.Bound in three quarter brown morocco, spine gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, tan canvas boards.
New York: The Century Company, 1887. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Quartos. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Being for the most part contributions by the Union and Confederate Officers based upon the century war, edited by Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clouch Buel of the editorial staff of the century magazine. Illustrated with many hundred portraits, maps, battle scene, homes, cottage, ships etc. Bound in three quarter brown leather, gilt title, all edges marbled, boards and endpaper marbled.
London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1933. Full leather. Four volumes. Thick octavo. First Edition. Marlborough His Life And Times, by Winston Spencer Churchill. Illustrated portraits and facsimile letters. Recent bound in full red morocco, spine gilt rampant lion, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
London: Merill and aker, 1900. Full leather. Thirty-two volumes. Thick octavo. The Works of Charles Dickens. Edited by Richard Garnett . The manuscript edition is limited to one thousand copies which this is number 12. Elaborately illustrated with frontispiece plates including coloured etchings from the original illustrations by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"), George Chattermole, George Cruikshank, Robert Seymour, Joseph Clayton Clarke("Kyd") and more others, descriptive tissue guard.Contemporary bound in full red crushed morocco, covers decoratively tooled in gilt in a floral design with a single fillet border, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt compartment with five raised bands, gilt turn-is, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. A handsome set in fine binding.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908. Full calf. Twent-five volumes. Octavo. The Writings of George Eliot. Together with the Life of J.W. Cross. Large Paper Edition.Original brown full morocco by the Riverside Bindery, titles to spine gilt in compartments,decorative gilt frames to covers, doublures of inlaid green morocco, richly tooled gilt dentelles, green morè silk endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, green silk page markers. Frontispiece in full page coloured and uncoloured state;the coloured state on handmade paper, the uncoloured on Japon paper, all with tissue guard, titles printed in red and black.Limited Edition number twenty of seven hundred fifty sets. A handsome and richely illistrated set from the gilded age.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1851. Cloth. One volume. Octavo. The Nile Boat or the Glimpses of the Land of Egypt. First American Edition. Thirty-one engravings including maps wood cuts, double-page views of Alexandria by Bartlett. Original blue publisher's cloth , gilt coverd and spine motif, top edge gilt. A clean copy.
Liverpool: Henry Young and Sons, 1914. Full leather. Two volumes. Thick octavo. The Life of Robert Burns by John Gibson Lockhart. Edited with notes and appendices by William Scott Douglas and Essays on Robert Burns by Sir. Walter Raleigh. Illustrated with thirty-one plates, portrait frontispiece. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Asprey in full navy blue morocco, single gilt - rule to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1913. Cloth. One volume. Egyptain Art Studies by Gaston Maspero. Illustrated with one hundred and seven black and white photographs, original publisher navy cloth, lettered and gilt on covers and spine, pictorial gilt decorations of a pharaoh on front cover, gilt title, top edge gilt. A bright and clean copy.
London: Henry Holburn and Company, 1823. Full leather. four volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Memorial De Sainte Hèlène, Journal of the Private Life and Conservation of the Emperor Napoleon at Saint Helena.Illustrated with maps and diagram. Bound in full black morocco, gilt motif to covers and spine, maroon title label, marble edges and endpaper.
London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1860. Full leather. One volume . Small octavo. British Butterflies. Figures and descripitions of very native species, with an account of butterfly development, structure, habits, localities, mode of capture and preservation, etc. fourteen full page illustrations in coloured by Edmund Evans. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full green calf, covers and spine embossing a gilt butterfly, dark green title label, raised bands, all edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
Dublin: Liuke, White and Company, 1787. Full leather. two volumes. Octavo. Letters on Egypt with a Parallel Between the Manners of it Ancient and Modern Inhabitants, the Present State, the Commerce, the Agriculture, and Government of that Country, and an Account of the Descent of St. Lewis at Damietta; extracted from Joinville, and Arabian Authors. Illustrated two fold out maps and one fold out of great Pyramind. Bound in full brown leather, spine gilt red and green title label.
New York: A.C. Armstrong and Son, 1895. Leather_bound. Six volumes. Octavo. The Fordham Edition of the Works of Edgar Allan Poe, with introduction and memoir by Richard Henry Stoddard, illustrated potrait frontispiece. Bound in three quarter aqua blue morocco, gilt motif to spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
London: John Camden Hotten, 1835 -1853. Full leather. Two volumes. Octavo. The Comic Alamanack. Containing merry tales, humerous poetry, quips and oddities by Thackeray, Alberto Smith, Gilbert A. Beckett, The Brothers Mayhew. Many hundreds illustrations by George Cruikshank and other artist. Bound in full tan tree calf, cover and spine gilt floral decorations, red title label, raised band, all edges marbled.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1854. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, and connected with the United States and Mexican boundery during the year 1850-1853. Illustrated with folding maps scene and views. Bound in three quarter tan calf, marbled boards, spine gilt decorations, raised bands, dark btown gilt title label, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York: Brentano's, 1906. Two volumes. Octavo. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself. Edited and translated by John Addiington. Forty reproduction portrait and views illustrating the life. Bound in three quarter blue morocco, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1912. Leather_bound. One volume. Quarto. First Edition. ART, by Auguste Rodin. Translated from the french of Paul Gsell by Mrs. Romilly Fedden, one hundred and six illustrations in half-tone and photogravure. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, cloth boards, spine gilt decorations, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick quarto. The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, by Miguel De Cervantes and translated from the spanish by Peter Anthony Motteux. Portrait and other illustrations throughtout. Bound in three quarter blue morocco, gilt title to spine , raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.