London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1951. Leather_bound. Three volumes. Octavo. First Edition 1951. The War Speeches of The RT Hon. Winston Churchill, compiled by Charles Reade.Bound in three quarter red morocco by Asprey Binders (stamp signed lower right inner covers). red cloth boards, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: J.M. Dent and Company, 1893. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Small octavo. The Novels of Jane Austen, illustrated frontispiece to each volumes. Titles include Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion.Bound in three quarter green calf, (spine faded to a light olive green) marbled boards, gilt decorations to spine , raised bands, red and brown title labels, top edge gilt, A splendid deluxe set.
London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1948. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Winston Churchill The Second World War. Titles include The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grand Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing The Ring, Triumph and Tragedy.Recently bound in full navy blue morocco, covers single gilt rule line, spine gilt decorations of the rampant lion and red title label, raised bands, all edges gilt. Illustrated with maps and diagrams.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1869. Leather_bound. Twenty-five volumes .Octavo. The Hllcrest Edition of the Writings of Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens). Titles include A Tramp Abroad, Innocents Abroad, Following the Equator, The Gilded Ages, Roughing It, Life on the Mississippi, Tom Sawyer, Joan of Arc, etc. Illustrated frontispiece with red and black title page. Bound in three quarter wine morocco between marbled boards, spine gilt floral decoratons into six compartments separated by raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. A handsome set.
Boston: J.B. Millet Company, 1901. Full leather. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Oriental Series of Japan and China its History Arts and Literature by Captain Francis Brinkley. Limited to one hundred and sixty sets which this is number 4. Full page coloured illustrations and others to set. Bound in full dark brown morocco, gilt decorations to spine and covers, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, inner covers with orange leather and cream silk doublures.
Boston: Frederick J. Quinbyand Company, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty volumes. Octavo. Courtiers and Favourities of Royalty by Various Author. The Petites Maisons Edition is limited to one hundred copies which this is number eone. Illustrarted through-out set.Handsomely bound in full wine morocco by Harcourt Binders, covers single gilt ruled line and with scrolling leaf patterns and olive green inlaid of floral biquets ot corners, spine gilt decoratons in compartments, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, inner cover of olive green leather and gilt wine morocco leather to corners. A beutiful collected set.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1900s. Full leather. Thirty-three volumes. Octavo. The Iroquois Edition of the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper is limited to one thousand copies and of which this is number 25. Illustrated frontispiece and title tissue guard to each volume, red and green title pages.The writings include Last of the Mohicans, The Deerslayer, The Redskins, The Pioneer, The Spy, Homeward Bound, Red Rover, The Praire, The Pathfinder, etc.Elaborately bound in full brown crushed morocco, covers gilt with wide swirling frame featuring intracate scrolling foliate patterns and densely inlaid of red tulips to covers and spine, five compartments to spine between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, trimmed leather within gilt turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper. A Handsome binding.
London: The London Printing and Publishing Comapny, 1900s. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quarto. A History of the Indian Mutiny. A detailed account of the sepoy insurrection in India; and a concise history of the great military events which have tended to consolidate British empire in Hindostan.Illustrated with battle scenes, views of places, portraits and maps. Bound in three quarter green calf, gilt title and decoration to spine , all edges marbled, marbled endpaper.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Company, 1900s. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quarto.Cassell's Ilustrated History of India. illustrated with maps, views, rivers, hertiage of women and men of India, ruins, temple, etc.Bound in three quarter brown morocco, gilt decoration to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1905. Leather bound. Twenty volumes complete. Quarto. The Iliad of Homer and the Odyssey of Homer, translated into verse by William Cullen Bryant. With the Divine Comedy of Dante Aligheri, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Àeneid of Virgil translated by Christopher Pearse Cranch. The Faust a Tragedy by Goethe translated by Bayard Taylor.Illustrations are by the reown neoclassical artist John Flaxman which is in hand-coloured in two states to frontispiece other uncoloured of black and white to set.The Large Paper Edition is limited to six hundred and fifty copies which this is number 162.Handsomely bound in three quarter crushed green morocco (spine faded to a even brown) gilt title, spine gilt decoration of elaborate neo classical frame accent between raised banding, top edge gilt, green marbled endpaper.A fine and magnificent set.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. Leather bound. Five volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Egypt's Place in Universal History, illustration contain fold-out maps digram and chart, great sphinx, ancient ruins. Bound in three quarter red morocco between marble boards, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Heron Books, 1968. Leather_bound. Nine volumes. Octavo. The Collected Writings of William Somerset Maugham, illustrated by Graham Byfield. Title include The Narrow Corner, The Casuarina Tree, Ashenden, First Person Singular, Mrs Graddock, The Mixture as Before, Cakes and Ale, The Razor's Edge, Liza of Lambeth, On a Chinese Screen, Creatures of Circumstance.Bound recent in three quarter green morocco, gilt motif to spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
New York: G.P. Putnm's Sons, 1902. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Octavo. The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman, issued under the editorial supervision of his literary executors, Richard Maurice Bucke, Thomas B. Harned and Horace L. Traubel, with additional bibliographical and criticl material prepared by Oscar Lovell Triggs. Portrait and other illustration to set, bound in three quarter brown morocco, (volume one expertly re-hinge), cloth boards, spine gilt floral decoration, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Luther Burbank Society, 1914. Full leather. Twelve volumes. Octavo. Luther Burbank Methods and Discoveries and Thier Practical Application.Illustrated with one hundred and five color photograph prints for use with these volumes. Limited in unspecified nember, inscribed/ signed on a special tipped-in sheet to donors. Bound in full brown leather of a Arts and Craft binding by Tiffany blind tooling to covers and spine of a peach tree, gilt title, top edge gilt, green canvas endpaper.Luther Burbank is one of the best known American Horticulturist which he developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants.
London: Privately Printed, 1900s. Leather_bound. Seventeen volumes. Octavo. A plainand literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments now entituled the book of the ARABIAN NIGHTS THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. THE SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS. With introduction explanatory notes on the manners and custom of moslem men and a terminal essay uponthe history of the night. The Teheran Edition is limited to one thousand numbered set which this is number 327, printed by the Burton Club Title for private subcribers only (John Frederick Steinhaeuser), title pages red and black text, illustrated frontipiece to each volumes with tissue guard.Bound in three quarter dark green morocco with canvas green boards, spine gilt in to five compartments between raised banding second and fourth compartments of red inlaid of the quarter moon and star with mosaic floral gilt decorations, gilt titles, top edge gilt, green marbled endpaper, A Handsome set.
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: 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.