Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846. Full leather. Three volumes. Octavo. The History of the Colonization of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent. Bound in full tan calf, double gilt ruled to covers, red and green gilt title labels, spine gilt decoratios between raised bands, all edges marbled and endpapers.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Large octavo. Abraham Lincoln 1809 - 1858. By Albert Jeremiah Beveridge. The Manuscript Edition is limited to one thousand copies printed at the Riverside Press which this is number 94 . A handsome set with four handed coloured photographic views of the Lincoln Memorial with tissue-guard, four photogravure portrait frontispiece with capationed tissue-guard with additional thirty-two plates and maps scene. The Manuscript Edition containing to the front free endpaper of volume one a leaf of Beveridge's original writings manuscript page in pencil a six line text by Beveridge, Original crushed three quarter red morocco (bound at the Riverside Press, ink stamp signed to front free-endpaper) flat bands to spine forming in compartments, gilt titles direct to second and fourth panels , gilt single and duble line frames in compartments, red cloth boards, top edge gilt, untrimmed edge, tan endpaper.
London: Fisher Son, 1900s. Full leather. Three volumes. Octavo. Buckingham America Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive, the Northern States. Illustrated frontispiece. Bound in full tan calf single gilt ruled to covers, spine dense gilt floral decorations, raised bands, green and red title labels, all edges marbled and endpapers.
New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1905. Full leather. Thirty-two volumes. Octavo. Grand Format Edition of the Works of James Fenimore Cooper, with editorial introduction by Paul Leicester Ford, Edward Everett Hale, Captain Alfred T. Mann. This edition is limited to fifty sets which this is number 20. Hand colored frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard, steel engravings reproducing the original illustrations by F.O.C. Darley. This set include a signed check and dated Jan 15, 1840 by J. Fenimore Cooper.Title include Last Of The Moicans, The Deerslayer, The Redskins, The Headsman, The Pathfinder, The Red Rover, The Pioneer, The Prairie, The Spy, The Pilot, The Bravo, Satanstoe, Home Was Found, The Ways Of The Hours, etc. This set privately printed and bound by the publisher D. Appleton and Company made for Charles Watermann Armour,handsomely in full dark blue crushed morocco, covers triple gilt-ruled lines, spine five raised bands gilt floral motif in compartments, second and fourth panel gilt titles, gilt floral turn-ins, top edge gilt, tan marbled endpaper. Excellent set in fine condition.
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: 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: The Century Company, 1904. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Octavo, Abraham Lincoln A History, by John G. Nicolay and John Hay. Portrait and other illustrations to each volumes. Boundin three quarter dark brown morocco, gilt motif to spine, black title labels, raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative marbled endpaper.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1939. Leather_bound. Six volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Abraham Lincoln The War Years With The Prairie Years, by Carl Sandburg with Hour hundred and fourteen half-tones of photographs and two hundred and forty-nine cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. Bound in three quarter red morocco spine gilt in compartments of united states shield, banners, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman. This edition is printed on Ruisdael hand-made paper and is limited to three hundred sets of which this is number 202. The writings issued unders the editorial supervision of his literary executors Richard Maurice Bucke, Thomas B. Harned and Horace T. Traubel with additional bibliographical and critical materials prepared by Oscar Lovell Triggs.The Paumanok Edition, portarit illustrations to frontispiece with red and green title pages.Handsomely bound in three quarter green morocco, marbled boards, spine floral gilt decorations in six compartments between raised banding, gilt title to second and fourth panels, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.