New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1842. Full black-grained leather, gilt-ruled and gilt ornamentation on both front and rear, spine gilt-ornamented from top to bottom. All edges gilt. 4 1/2" tall.
Full Title: "Les Tragedies de Sophocle Traduites du Grec Avec des Notices et des Notes et les Fragments des Drames Perdus." Librairie de Paris: Firmin-Didot et Cie, Imprimeurs-Editeurs. Exquisitely bound and signed Vauthrin binding of full red Morocco leather with gilt ruling and borders of Greek key pattern on both covers and spine, all edges gilt, front hinge a little tender. 9 3/4" tall.
London: William Pickering, 1853. 3/4 brown smooth-grained leather and marble paperboards. Six panels blind-ruled and a decorative ornament at the center of each of five of these compartments; all fore-edges colored red. Very fine condition overall. 8 5/8" tall.
Full Title: "A Dictionary of the Bible, Comprising It's Antiquities, Biography, Geography and Natural History" by William Smith. Complete in Three Volumes. London: John Murray, 1863. Thick, 3/4 Leather with marbled boards, spine with six compartments, gilt-ruled and decorated. All edges have marbled matching boards. Volume I: 1176 pages, Volume II: 1008 Pages, Volume III: 854 Pages, plus 116-page appendix. 9 1/8" tall.
Complete in One Volume. A New Edition, New York: Charles Wells, 1835. A beautiful example of early American binding in full black-grained leather with gilt ruling and ornamentation on front, rear and spine. The spine has a combination of gilt and blind-tooled ornamentation; all foredges gilt. Period Bookseller sticker on first blank flyleaf of Wm. S. Young Bookseller, 173 Race Street, Philadelphia. 7 1/2" tall
Full Title: Sermons on Various Important Subjects: Written Partly on Sundry of the More Difficult Passages in the Sacred Volume by Rev. Andrew Lee. Printed at Worchester by Isaiah Thomas, Jun. 1803. Errata slip on last page of text. Very fine American full calf mottled leather binding with a gilt-ruled spine. 8" tall.
Illustrated by 100 wood engravings from drawings by Birket Foster and John Gilbert. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge, 1854. Very fine full black Morocco leather; gilt-ruled and ornamented front. Rear and spine in six panels, with all edges gilt. 8" tall.
Full title: "History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States" by William Dunlap. Volume One of Two Only. New York, George P. Scott Co., 1834. Bound by Bradstreet in 3/4 red-grained leather and marbled paper. Spine has six panels with gilt ruling and decorated ornaments; top edge gilt. 9 1/2" tall.
"Little Journeys To the Homes of American Authors" by Elbert Hubbard. Sixth Edition, New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1896. "Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women" by Elbert Hubbard. Fifth Thousand, New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1897. Both volumes bound and signed by G. P. Putnam's Sons and The Knickerbocker Press. Full green morocco having faded to a pleasing mellow deep tan, gilt-ruled front and rear...
First book is copyright 1904 by George A. Fuller Co., New York. Full-grained black leather with the title in gilt surrounded in gilt on the front cover, also an embossed gilt ownership T. D. Jordan on the front cover. Ex-Detroit News Library, chipped at the top of spine, front hinge started halfway up front and rear but interior pages are clean and nice. This book contains 98 photographic and rendered pictures of buildings in New York, Chicago, St...
Full Title: "Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55." First Edition Complete in Two Volumes, Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1856. Very clean interior; outer edge of the back cover has some chewing marks. 9" Tall.
Oriental Edition, First Edition; New York and Boston: H. M. Caldwell Company, 1899. Never published in England. Binding has some wear and is a little faded but tight with a clean interior. 8 1/4" tall.
First Edition, New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1898. Precedes London issue by five weeks. Rubbed and worn, 8 1/4" tall.
M. Wolcott Redding. New York: Redding & Co., 1873. First Edition; Full Leather Publisher's Trade Binding. 9 1/4" Tall.
Full Title: "Sermons Preached in Boston on the Death of Abraham Lincoln." First Edition; Boston: J. E. Tilton and Company, 1865. Contains proclamation for the reward of the arrest of Jefferson Davis. 7 1/4" Tall.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1895. First Edition, Very fine condition in original red cloth. Black double-line ruled front cover with a gilt double-headed Byzantine eagle device on shield, embossed in the center of front covers; gilt-lettered spine. Illustrated throughout with drawings, maps, plans and many black-and-white photographs. 811 pages; 9 3/4" tall.
Springfield: Printed by Henry Brewer, 1808. Full leather calf binding; bottom of spine has a few worm holes (Not active). 6 3/4" Tall.
Hartford: Published by Silas Andrus; Mack and Andrus, Printers, Ithica, 1825. Fine early American full tan calf leather binding with a gothic blind-tooled ornamentation surrounded by gilt ruling on both covers and gilt ruling and ornaments on spine; chipping at base of rear cover at hinge. Front hinge beginning at bottom. 5" Tall.