1917 copy of one of H.G. Wells earlier novels Mr. Britling See It Through, published by MacMillan. 443 pages. Front and back covers are in very good condition and the binding is tight. Here is a synposis of the book from manybooks.net:
For Mr Britling, eccentric and vivacious writer, the summer of 1914 consisted of long, hot days and luxurious house parties with a host of international guests to entertain him...
The Picture Of A Lady; By H. G. Wells
COPYRIGHT & PUBLISHER: 1927, First Printing In America, August, 1927--Stated, Publisher's Colophon On Copyright Page; George H. Doran PAGES & BOARDS: 320, Hardcover, 5-1/2 By 8 Inches
CONDITION: V. G. Good No Torn, Missing Or Marked On Pages That I Noticed, Very Tight Binding, Pages Are Clean, Bright And Crisp
Later reprint. 8vo. Brown cloth boards. Titled and decorated in gilt to spine. Light rubbing and edgewear to extremities. Marbled endpapers. Internally clean and bright, with the original illustrations throughout. A very handsome reprint edition 1889
An accurate description of Persia and sureal provinces thereof the vast Empire of The Great Mogol and
the parts of India etc. Printed by the author at his house in White Friers 1673.
This fine and rare book has Four double page engraved maps, Twenty Eight engraved places depicting
life and times of this vast anchient, fascinating and beautiful part of the world.
This book has been in my family for over One Hundred years and has been well loved...
HISTORY Great, Rare, Early "Papers of The Military Historical Society of Massachusetts: Campaigns In Virginia" book. This is dated 1895, has 369 pages, was edited by Theodore F. Dwight and published by The Military Historical Society of Massachusetts. This wonderful Old piece has a Nice, decorative, Gold Gilt embossed cover, several Large Fold-Out Maps, is Rare to Find and would be a wonderful addition to any collection...
HISTORY a Great Americana, Rare, Early "Sherman and His Campaigns" book. This is dated 1865, has 512 pages, was written by Col. S.M. Bowman & Lt-Col. R.B. Irwin and published by Charles B. Richardson. This wonderful Old piece has a Nice, decorative, embossed cover, several full-page plate Illustrations & Maps, is a First Edition, Rare to Find and would be a wonderful addition to any collection...
HISTORY This is a Great Americana, Rare, Early "Campaigns of The Civil War: The Outbreak of Rebellion" book. This is dated 1882, has 226 pages, was written by John G. Nicolay, Private Secretary to President Lincoln, and published by Charles Scribner's Sons. This wonderful Old piece has a Nice, decorative, embossed cover, is Rare to Find and would be a wonderful addition to any collection...
SCIENCE STEELE'S SCIENCE
ALCOHOLIC DRINKS AND NARCOTICS
JOEL DORMAN STEELE, PHD
AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY
New York Cincinnati Chicago
Hard cover with leather spine
shows some age but not bad - mostly the cover, inside looks very good, some pencil markings
POETRY Alfred Tennyson's Poems with 64 illustrations and two volumes in one. The book was published by Ticknor and Field of Boston in 1866. The illustrations are wonderful and the book does experience some foxing. There are some areas of wear along the cover and spine, but for the age is in good condition.
SCIENCE 1853 Muller Pouillet's Lehrbuch Dee Physik German. Physics from Meteorology, Optics, Hydrology to Light, Astronomy, Mechanics an Math. This is Volume one of a two volume set. Many! great scientific illustration throughout. 644 Pages Wonderful condition...
An excellent reference book signed by the author, Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and published in 1982 by Dodd Meade. The jacket has a few tears ( see photos) however, this hardcover is in nice tight condition. A fine history of the Gorham Company (Providence, Rhode Island) and their silverware products. There are 295 b&w photographs, 8 color plates, 40 photographs of marks, photographs of 313 flatware patterns. 332pgs.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF CHRISTOPHER PITT. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. Edinburg (sic): At The Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1782. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather. Both covers have gilt tooled Greek Key borders. The spine gilt tooled with lyre designs in compartments and red and black onlays. Marbled endpapers. Finely engraved portrait of Christopher Pitt, A.M. (see enlargement 6)...
THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN DYER. With the Life Of The Author...
THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS TICKELL. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. Edinburg (sic): At The Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1781. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather. Gilt tooled Greek Key design on both covers. The spine with gilt lyre designs in compartments and red and black onlays. Marbled endpapers. Engraved pictorial title: "Beneath a lofty tulip's shade/Sat the young lover and th'Immortal maid". Head of spine and joints rubbed but overall a very good copy.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIJAH FENTON. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. The Poets Of Great Britain. Edinburg (sic): at the Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1779. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather with gilt ruled borders on both covers. The spine beautifully tooled with floral designs in compartments and with red and black onlays. Engraved pictorial title: "When Orpheus in the woods began to play". Marbled endpapers. Faded ink signature of previous owner at head of pictorial title and title p...