London: John Camden Hotten [and] George Routledge and Sons, 1869 and 1872. Full leather. Two volumes. Small octavo. First edition. W.S. Gilbert, The "Bab" Ballads. [together with:] More "Bab" Ballads, of the Gilbert and Sullivan Savoy Opera. Much Sound and Little Sense. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard, numerous other black and white text illustrations characters by the author through-out. Bound by Bayntun - Riviere Binders in full olive green morocco, covers ruled in gilt, front covers with characters from the books with inlaid of multi colored morocco's, spine with five raised bands decoratively ruled paneled and lettered in gilt into compartments, gilt leather turn-ins, green marbled endpaper, all edges gilt, original gilt decorated green cloth of front covers bound in at the end of each volumes. A splendid inlaid binding and first edition.
Boston and New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1897. Leather_bound. Fifty volumes. Octavo. The Writings and Romances of Alexandre Dumas, The D'Artagnan Edition, illustrated to frontispiece, Title include, The Three Muskteers, The Count Monte-Cristo , The Man in the Iron Mask, Castle Eppstein, One Thousand and one Ghost, Fernande, Loan of Naples, The Siclian Bandat, Martin Guerre, etc. Bound in three quarter red morocco, spine gilt motif, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt.
London: Bickers and Sons, 1900s. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. Extra Illustrated. The Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon on the Reign of Louis XIV. and the Regency. Translated from the French by Bayle St. John. Bound by M. Ritter in full red crushed morocco, covers elaborate patterns with double gilt-rule and with royal crest design, top edge gilt, six compartments to spine between raised banding with gilt titles and crown motif, inner covers of blue morocco and gilt crown motif, silk water purple doublures, three volumes extended to six with extra illustrated of portrait engravings through-out.
New York: Minton, Balch and Company, 1927. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. First Edition. Down The Fairway. The Golf Life And Plays Of Robert T. Jones, Jr. By Jones Jr. and O.B. Keeler. Photographic illustrations. Bound in full green morocco, covers single gilt-rule, spine gilt decorations, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1922. Full leather. One volume. octavo. First American Edition. [Women's History, Golf, Sportings] Cecil Leitch. Portrait frontispiece and 54 black and white golfing and other photographic illustrations. Golfing instructions fron Cecil Leitch, a trail-blazing women golfer whose dress attracted as much attention as did her physicality, a restrictive dress for women players of the time, to become the first women golfer to have loose fitting clothes. First women golfers to play against and defeat men to become a four-time British Amateur Champion, Four-time French Amateur Champion, one-time Canadian Champion. Recently bound in full green morocco, covers single gilt-rule, spine gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, alledges gilt, green marbled endpaper, original blue cloth covers bound into rare.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Thick octavo. Democracy In America. The republic of the United States, and its political institutions, reviewed and examined by Alexis De Tocqueville. Translated by Henry Reeves and preface note John C. Spencer, combined two volume into one. Recent bound in full blue morocco covers double gilt-rule, spine gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1911. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. First Edition. The All Sorts of Stories Book, by Mrs. Lang, Edited by Andrew Lang. Five coloured plates and numerous other illustrations by Henry Justice Ford. Bound by Brickers and Son in full navy blue morocco, covers and spine gilt floral devices of holly leaf and red berries, gilt title, raised bands, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, blue endpaper.
Mew York: Macmillan, 1967. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking - Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll, With ninety - three illustrations by John Tenniel. Bound Lauriat in full blue polished calf, gilt decorations to spine, gilt title, raised bands, covers gilt characters of March Hare and Queen of Hearts, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York, Philadelphia and Washington: J.M. Stoddart and Company, 1886. Full leather. One volume. Thick octavo. First Edition. Memoirs of Robert E.Lee his Military and Personal History. Embracing a large amount information hitherto unpublished, together with incidents relating to his private life subsequent to the war, collected and edited with assistance of Marcus J. Wright, portrait and other illistrations with maps and plans. Recent bound in full green morocco, boards double gilt-rule, spine gilt motif of musket rifle, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Constable and Company, 1925. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. First Edition. Robert E. Lee, the Soldier. A History of the Civil War of 1861 - 65. Frontispiece portrait illustration and views of maps and plans. Recent bound in full navy blue morocco, boards single gilt - rule, spine gilt motif of musket rifle, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York: Random House, 1930. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. Moby Dick Or The Whale By Herman Melville. First Rockwell Kent Illustrated Edition. Recent bound in full navy blue morocco, single gilt-rule to covers, spine gilt motif of sail ship, whale, anchor, gilt title, raised bands, marbled blue endpaper.
New York: Random House, 1957. Full leather. One volume. Thick octavo. First Edition. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Recent bound in full olive green morocco, covers and spine densely gilt of wide mosaic pattern, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, green speckled gold splash endpaper and sude green doublures.
Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1902. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Writings of John Fiske. The Edition De Luxe consist of one thousand copies which this is number 30. Portrait and other coloured illustration to set. Title ibclude, The Discovery of America, The American Revolutuon, Old Virginia And Her Neighbours, The Dutch And Quakers Colonies in America, The Beginnings of New England, New France and New England, The Critical Period of American History, The Unseen World And Other Essay, Outlines Of Cosmic Philosophy, Myths and Mythmakers, etc. Bound in full maroon marocco, covers delicate gilt-tooled floral frame incorporating at corners, spine densely gilt in compartments between raised banding, second and fourth panels gilt titles, trimmed leather and gilt floral turn-ins, marbled endpaper. A very pretty set in fine condition.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Son, 1889. Leather_bound. Fourteen volumes. Octavo. The Writings of George Washington. Collected and edited by Worthington Chauncey Ford. The Letter-Press Edition is limited to seven hundred and fifty copies which this is number 299. Illustrated with maps and a alphabetic table of contents from 1748 to 1799. Bound in three quarter dark brown morocco between marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, blue marbled endpaper. A handsome and rare set.
Boston and NewYork: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick octavo. Standard Library Edition. The Life of John Marshall by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge. A Frontierman, Solider, Lawmaker, Politician, Diplomatist, Stateman. Frontispiece colored with portrait illustration throughtout. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, cloth boards, gilt motif to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons, 1902. Full leather. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. Lives of the Queens of England. Compiled from official records and other authentic documents, private as well as public by Agnes Strickland preceded by a biographical introduction by John Foster Kirk. Exrtra-Illustrated collection, each volume to frontispiece with a coloured portrait and title tissue guard over 295 plates printed on Japan vellum paper of which twenty- six copies of this is letter 'L'. Privately printed of subcribers only. Bound in full red crushed morocco, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, inner covers brown tan and red morocco with six elegant gilt decorations framed composed of the Queens Royal Crest Coat -of- Arms, red silk moire doublures, housed in a trimmed leather and cloth slipcase of each volume. A Fine set.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1903. Full leather calf. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. The Letters of Horace Walpole Fourth Earl of Oxford. Chronologically arranged and edited with notes and indices by Mrs. Paget Toynbee, illustrated with portraits and facsimiles. Two hundred and sixty copies of this edition have been printed on hand-made paper of which this is number 35. Bound by Zaehnsdorf Binders full tan polished calf, double gilt ruled to covers, spine gilt in compartments of decorations, raised bands, red and brown title labels, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: George Barrie and Sons, 1899. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe From the 16th to the 19th Century. With one hundred-sixty illustrations, including hand-coloured frontispiece and photogravures plates throughout, all in double- suite in sepia and Hand-coloured. Edition De L Ètoile, number 80 0f 200 numbered copies, printed on Japanese Vellum. Bound in full green morocco, gilt spine with red leather onlays, with magnificent doublures of green morocco with brown inlaid morocco of arabesque design on front and back covers with moire silk endpapers. all edges gilt. Consists of "Secret Memoirs" of Marie Antoinette, Empress Josephine, Henry Swinburne, Marguerite de Valois, Louis XIV, Louis XV, Madame de Montespan, Willam II of Germany and Francis Joseph, Courts of St. Petersburg, Austria, St. Cloud, Berlin, Sweden, Denmark, and the Royal Family of France during the Revolution.
New York: Gabriel Wells, 1925. Full leather. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Complete Writings of Oscar Wilde. The Large Paper Edition, is limited to five hundred and seventy-five copies which this is number 131. Includes Wilde's plays, poems, short stories, essays, novels, miscellanies. Beautifully bound in full crushed dark brown morocco, elaborate scroll and leaf pattern and floral device surrounding the covers all in gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments with floral devices, gilt titles and text and gilt scroll patterns, turn-ins with multiple gilt rules, doublures in red morocco and water silk free red endpapers, top edge gilt.A rare and beautiful set in fine binding.
Paris: Goupil and Company, 1904. Full leather. One volume. Folio. James I. and VI. Limited to eight-hundred copies on fine paper which this is number 102. Coloured frontispiece and other black and white portraits illustrations throught-out with title tissue guard. Bound in full brown morocco by Riviere Binders, ornate gilt on covers and spine, top edge gilt, raised bands, gilt titles, gilt turn-ins, red blank endpaper.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Novels of the Brontè Sisters. The Thornton Edition, Edited by Temple Scott. Title include Wuthering Heights, Villette, Shirley, The Professor, Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Windfell Hall, Jane Eyre, Life of Charlotte Brontè, Illustrated to set. Bound in three quarter red morocco, gilt motif to spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Bickers and Son, 1871. Leather_bound. Eleven volumes. Octavo. The Works of Henry Fielding, With Essay On His Life And Genius, by Arthur Murphy. A new edition edited by James P. Browne, illustrated frontispiece. Bound in three quarter red calf, marbled boards, spine floral gilt motif, raised bands, green and red maroon titles label, all edges marbled and endpaper.
London: Macmillan and Company, 1903. Leather_bound. Fifteen volumes. Octavo. The Wrtings and Poems of Matthew Arnold . This edition consist of seven hundred and seventy-five copies, portrait frontispiece, red and black title pages. Bound by Riviere and Son in three quarter brown morocco, spine gilt decorations entwined vines and leaf pattern, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: H.S. Nichols Limited, 1897. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Thick octavo. The Book of Thousand Nights and a Night, transalted from arabic by Captain Sir . R.F. Burton, reprinted from the original editionand edited by Leonard C. Smithers, illustrations by a series of seventy-one reproduced from the original pictures in oil by Albert Letchford. Bound in three quarter black morocco, green cloth baords, gilt motif and title to spine, raised bands, top edge gilt, green marbled endpapers.