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SERMONS upon Various Subjects and Occasions

By: Pomeroy, Jonathan L

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Northampton, Hiram Ferry: 1826

Seller ID: 38523

Condition: Good


320 pages; Early 19th century full black leather American binding with gilt decoration to both boards and spine (rubbed at spine), still quite attractive. Contents tight in the binding, alas, two leaves (pp 7/8 and 9/10) torn with major loss of text; facsimiles inserted to complete content. OCLC: 20254077 Former owners' names in pencil on ffep Sophronia S. Coit and Gurdon C. Coit w/ pencil note stating that this couple was married by by the author Jonathan Pomeroy, Minister of Worthington. Gurdon C. Coit was born in Norwich, Massachusetts, in 1803 to Isaac Coit and Ruhamah Hall. In 1828, he m... View more info

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THE LIFE OF ROSCOE POUND

By: Sayre, Paul

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Iowa City, College of Law Committee: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40935

ISBN: 143671334X

Condition: Very Good+


(viii), 412 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth with gilt lettering at spine and front cover. Nathan Roscoe Pound (1870 – 1964) was a distinguished American legal scholar and educator. He was Dean of Harvard Law School from 1916 to 1936. During Roosevelt's first term, Pound initially supported the New Deal, but in 1937, Pound turned against the New Deal and the legal realist movement. That same year Pound resigned as Dean of Harvard Law School to become a University Professor and soon became a leading critic of the legal realists. After World War II Pound served as advis... View more info

Image for Le Cabinet Satyrique; ou, Recueil Parfaict, des vers piquants & gaillards de ce temps ire´ des secrets cabinets des Sieurs de Sigognes, Regnier, Motin, Berthelot, Maynard, & autres des plus signalez poetes de ce siècle. Nouuelle édition, reueue¨, corrigée, & de beaucoup augmentée

Le Cabinet Satyrique; ou, Recueil Parfaict, des vers piquants & gaillards de ce temps ire´ des secrets cabinets des Sieurs de Sigognes, Regnier, Motin, Berthelot, Maynard, & autres des plus signalez poetes de ce siècle. Nouuelle édition, reueue¨, corrigée, & de beaucoup augmentée

By: Sigognes ; Regnier ; Motin, Berthelot, Maynard, & others ; Felicien Rops

Price: $274.95

Publisher: Gand & Paris, Claudin Libraire, librairie ancienne et moderne de Duquesne: 1859

Seller ID: 39165

Condition: Very Good-


etching; 335; 324,viii,112 pages; Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, five raised bands on the spine, which has gilt lettered labels in red and black and other panels tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers. Three volumes bound as two. + A deluxe reprint edition, issued in a small edition of 134 copies. This is one of the 116 examples on handmade paper. The calf spines are rubbed, with loss at the spine ends and along the lower part of the rear hinge to the first volume. The contents are fine and fresh, including the superb etched frontispiece by Félicien Rops. This is a delicate sheet ... View more info

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STORIES ON THE LORD'S PRAYER

By: Simon, James K

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, James K. Simon: 1843

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40534

Condition: Very Good


107 pages; by the author of "Edward and Miriam." Original publisher's brown cloth binding, gilt lettering on front cover, decorative blind stamping. Engraved frontispiece of two girls in a cemetery. Former owner's name at top of title (Ann C. Page), scattered foxing, faint stain to corner of last leaves. Third edition of OCLC: 852197097 Quite scarce; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Small Maynard and Co: 1907

Seller ID: 38989

Condition: Very Good+


308 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spine and front cover. Silk ribbon place marker, frontispiece photogravure portrait of the author (with tissue guard), decorative chapter headpieces; t.e.g. foredge untrimmed. A beautifully designed and produced book. Binding has the monogram "TBH" - Theodore Brown Hapgood, Jr. (1871–1938). Working in Boston, Hapgood designed book covers, bookplates, posters, and a set of type ornaments, known as Hapgood florets. His cover designs were often based on floral and branch moti... View more info

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BALLADS

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39721

Condition: Very Good


85 pages; Contents clean and tight in original green cloth bindingwith gilt lettering at spine and decorative gilt stamping on front board. Small spot on front board and short tear in cloth near head of spine. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. This volume of ballads was published after his initial South Sea Voyages in the same year during which Stevenson established his residence on the Island of Samoa. OCLC: 2166204 View more info

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VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1908

Seller ID: 39722

Condition: Very Good


278 pages; Clean and tight in early 20th century binding of brown half calf over blue cloth covered boards. Five raised bands at spine, gilt lettering, gilt bordered compartments at spine. On first blank, previous owner has fashioned a unique "bookplate" -- nicely penned "Border land / July 4th 1910" with an ink drawing of an open book, writing paper and a pen, and a paper. Quite a charming and well executed mark of ownership. If anyone knows who might have used this sort of mark, please let me know. This collection of essays by Robert Louis Stevenson, published in 1881, are... View more info

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Essai sur les Fables de La Fontaine

By: Taine, Hippolyte

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Mme ve Joubert: 1853

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39502

Condition: Very Good


208 pages; Contemporary dark green half morocco over green and black pattern-printed boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt -- signed binding by Chatelin (stamp in tiny letters on the upper edge of the blank verso of the front free-endpaper). Minor rubbing and wear to the binding, especially at the corners and at the top of the spine, which is missing the top 2 mm. -- still quite handsome. The text shows light diffuse foxing throughout. Second edition, as stated on the title page. The first edition, published earlier in this same year of 1853, had 2 preliminary leaves and 200 pages and... View more info

THE POETICAL WORKS OF ALFRED TENNYSON in Two Volumes

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $114.95

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1866

Seller ID: 42144


vii, (1), 376; 398 pages; Two volume set. Bound in full brown leather with slightly raised bands at spine, decorative devices stamped in blind in spine compartments, all four boards ruled in blind with a central decorative emblem faded gilt lettering, gilt dentelles to edges of boards and all page edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Both volumes clean and secure in the bindings, free of inscriptions/markings, some minor wear at base of spines. A lovely set in very good condition. View more info

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POEMS OF THE DAY AND YEAR

By: Tennyson, Frederick

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Chicago and London, Stone and Kimball and John Lane: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40136

Condition: Near Fine


163, (1), 16 pages; Clean and tight in original salmon polished buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine, page edges untrimmed, frontispiece photogravure portrait of the author with his signature (in plate). Decorative title page designed by Patten Wilson. Sixteen page John Lane catalogue at rear dated 1895. Tiny bookseller's label on rear pastedown endpaper - "E. Loesser / & Co. / Brooklyn / Book / Shop" An extremely nice example of this beautifully designed and printed book. The last of Frederick Tennyson's books to be published. This is item 66 in Sydney Kramer's book A Hi... View more info

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POETICAL WORKS OF THOMSON AND GRAY

By: Thomson, John ; Thomas Gray

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1859

Seller ID: 42122

Condition: Very Good


xxii, 425 pages; Contents clean and tight in attractive 19th century full leather binding with bevelled edges and extensive decorative blind tooling to both boards and spine, rubbed at extremities and hinges, all page edges gilt, scattered light foxing; three leaves with short closed tear at foredge. Frontispiece engraved steel portrait of Thomson with facsimile signature, seven additional full page engraved illustrations. This collection of the poems of James Thomson (1700-1748) and Thomas Gray (1716-1771) is handsomely bound and illustrated. View more info

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NOBLE BLOOD: A Prussian Cadet Story and A WEST POINT PARALLEL: AN American Cadet Story

By: Von Wildenbruch, Ernst ; Charles King ; Anne Williston Ward

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, F. T. Neely: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41646

Condition: Very Good


211 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding; cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends. Top edges gilt, foredge untrimmed. The wonderful scene on the decorative cloth binding wraps around from the front board to the spine and rear board. The scene depicts on the front board a Cadet standing in a wooded area aiming his rifle in the woods and continue to a view of his pack and bedroll on the rear cover. Two Stories in one volume: Noble Blood was translated from the German by Charles King & Anne Williston Ward, and A West Point Parallel was written by Charles King. ; Experie... View more info

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DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS in 18 Volumes Wheatley Limited Numbered Edition

By: Wheatley, Henry B. ; Samuel Pepys

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Boston, Francis A. Niccolls Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 39369

Condition: Very Good


Contents clean and tight, mild toning to endpapers in original light red cloth bindings with printed title labels at spines; labels toned, small scrape to cloth near bottom of spine of Volume 2, bottom edge of pages and cloth on rear board of Volume 17 mildly rippled. Set No. 536 of only 1000 sets issued - Wheatley Limited Numbered Edition. For the First Time Fully Transcribed from the shorthand manuscript inthe Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge, by the Rev. Mynors Bright, M.A., Late Fellow and President of the College, with Lord Braybrooke's note. Edited with extensive additi... View more info

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF WHITTIER with a Critical biography by William Michael Rossetti in Flexible Red Leather Binding

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $15.95

Publisher: London, John Walker: 1891

Seller ID: 39805

Condition: Very Good


xx, 452 pages; Original owner's brief inscription on first blank dated 1892, otherwise clean and tight in original flexible red leather binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover, all edges gilt; minor rubbing at extremities. Frontispiece portrait and a few scattered illustrations. A charming edition suitable for gifting. View more info