All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1142056
New Market (Virginia), 1824. Published by Salomon Henkels Druckery. "A collection of exquisite prayerful songs, for the use of children, both at home an at school." Henkels Druckery was the first Lutheran print shop in the U.S. This collection of songs came from Paul Henkel, Salomons father, and others. This copy bound in marbled paper boards with some rubbing at extremities, is tight and sound...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1142052
New Market, Shenandoah County (VA). Published in Salomon Henkel's Druckery (Publishing House), 1816. 167 pages. 2nd Edition. Three blank pages at front and two at rear. Rev. Paul Henkel's name is on the first free endpaper. Cloth spine with decorative stenciled paper boards. Exterior is rubbed, particularly at extremities. Interior toned throughout, but a tight, sound copy of this scarce Henkel item. 5 1/2" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1125156 (stock #J-1451)
Antique leatherbound French edition of "Theatre" by Goethe published in 1843
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1121948 (stock #Alib33)
Noel, Barnard, Scientific Examination of an Ancient Chinese Document as a Prelude to Decipherment, translation, and Historical Assessment - The Ch'u Silk Manuscript. Revised and Enlarged, in: Monographs of Far Eastern History 4. Canberra: Department of Far Eastern History; Research School of Pacific Studies; Institute of Advanced Studies; The Australian National University 1972. AND:
The Ch'u silk manuscript...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1097563
With Notes & References by Thomas Scott, 1830, Complete in Six Volumes. Boston: Samuel T. Armstrong & Crocker and Brewster; New York, J. Leavitt. Full leather bindings show aged wear but are tightly bound and in very good overall condition. Each volume is 10 5/8" tall and the set spans 13" across a bookshelf.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1088955
Anniversary Edition, Limited to 1250 Sets, Complete in 21 Volumes. New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1920. Bound in 3/4 blue leather and cloth with gilt-decorated spine with raised hubs and five compartments. To edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Very Fine condition overall - Volume 17 front top of hinge is starting to rend; otherwise a nice set. Issued as a celebration of Hardy's eightieth year. 32" Set Across, 9" Tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1078921
Prof. Dr. C. E. Bock. Contains 38 color plates. New York: William Wood & Company, 1881. Bound in original burgundy pebbled cloth with blind tooling on front and back covers. Gilt lettering on front and spine. The edges are worn, particularly at the extremities with some fraying at the top and bottom of the spine...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #1075340
Report on the Excavation of Two Southern Tang Mausoleums. Published in 1957 in Beijing...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1056294
"Skitt" (Hardin E. Taliaferrd). Illustrated by John McLenan (13 illustrations). New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. Bound in original brown publisher's cloth with H & B blind-stamped on covers and gilt-lettered spine. 269 pages and 6 pages of ads. Rubbed and bumped corners; spine top and bottom chipped off back to head and tail ribbon pieces. Interior nice with occasional light foxing. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. 7 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1050189
12 Wood Engravings by Clare Leighton. Random House, NY, 1931. Signed (By Clare Leighton) Limited Edition of 450; this is #44. Printed at the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Bound in full black cloth with no dust-wrapper. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Some wear to extremities and bumped covers. 10 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1050042
Told Mostly by Himself, With Illustrations by John W. Thomason, Jr. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, London, 1934. No dust wrapper. "A" on copyright pages= with Scribner Press Logo. Bound in full black cloth with gold-ruled & lettered front cover surrounding applied paper illustration of Crockett. Some exterior wear to extremities; bumped corners. Interior foxed with some stain offset from color prints. Previous ownership in ink on first flyleaf. 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1050036
P. Terentii Afri Comoediae Sex, Ex Editione Th. Frid. God. Reinhardt, with Explanatory Notes by D. B. Hickie. New Edition, London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1854. Beautifully-bound in a premium binding of full tan calf with gilt ruling and an impressive tooled pair of camels on each side of a coat of arms. The spine is gilt-decorated in six panels with raised hubs and a red label. Some light wear to extremities; corners lightly bumped. Marbled fore-edges and endpapers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1050025
Translated by Constance Garnett. Wood Engravings by Nikolas Piskariov (Also signed by him). Complete in Two Volumes, Published in Moscow, USSR for the members of the Limited Editions Club of New York by the State Publishing House for Fiction and Poetry, 1933 (Goznak Press, Moscow, Mytnaia). Limited to 1500 copies; this is #813. Bound in original tan cloth with gilt ivy trailing vertically on covers and with brown screened labels and gilt on spines. No dust-wrappers or slipcase...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1050013
Revised Edition in Two Volumes. London, 1892; George Bell & Sons and New York. Bound in full tree calf leather signed bindings by Morrell, London. Gilt-decorated covers and spines with six compartments and raised hubs with maroon and green labels on each spine. Front hinge on Vol. I beginning to tear at the top. Interiors are clean and tight. Previous owner has an oval leather bookplate on the front paste-down in each volume. 6 7/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1050004
Plutarch's Lives, Translated from the Original Greek; With Notes, Critical and Historical; and A New Life of Plutarch by J.D.D. Langhorne and W. Langhorne...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #1049277
(John Addington Symonds). Edited and Translated by John Addington Symonds with a biographical sketch of Cellini by the same hand; illustrated throughout. Brentanos, NY (1906). Signe Brentanos binding of 3/4 brown Morocco leather and brown cloth with gilt-ruled covers and gilt-decorated spines with six compartments and raised hubs. Top edge gilt; fore-edge untrimmed. Minor wear to extremities. Interior is tight and clean. 9 3/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049266
Complete in Two Volumes. New York: 1856, D. Appleton & Co. Bound in a full deep navy Morocco leather with gilt ruling and decoration on the covers and spine in six compartments with raised hubs. All edges gilt. Exterior in remarkably fine condition. Interior has some foxing but in very tight, nice shape. 7 1/8" tall.