(C. S. A.) By an Ex-Boy. First Edition, Richmond: Whittet & Shepperson, 1885. Bound in brown cloth with a blind-ruled and gilt-lettered cover and a gilt-lettered spine. The corners and spine ends are bumped and beginning to fray. There is medium wear overall, but the interior is mostly clean. A water stain runs along the bottom edge from the first free end paper to the Dedication Page but only extends at most 1/4" up from the bottom edge at any point and does not affect the text in any way...
This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1981 Limited Edition of "Leaves Of Grass" by Walt Whitman is in excellent condition. The leather binding is full with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall and 1 5/8" thick. There is some discoloration to the front cover, but the leather does not appear to be damaged or stained in any way (Perhaps sun-faded in one area). The pages are gilt and are in mint condition...
Achille J. St. Onge, Worcester, 1956. Miniature edition bound by Frank Fortney of New York and designed by Bruce Rogers. Full tan leather blind-tooled in a geometric pattern with gilt lettering and apples on center of front cover; gilt title on spine. Pages 57/58 have been dogeared. 3" tall.
This 'Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics' 1983 Limited Edition of Faulkner's "The Reivers" is in excellent condition. The red leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/8" tall and 1 1/8" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
With Sabre And Scalpel: The Autobiography Of A Soldier And Surgeon by John Allan Wyeth. Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York and London, 1914. Rebound library cloth light blue binding with gilt letters on spine. Lacks first flyleaf but interior is clean. Dedication page had a 1 1/2" tear at bottom repaired with archival mending tape. Book is very clean and tight for an ex-library copy. 8 1/4" tall; 535 pages.
This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature' 1977 Limited Edition of "Look Homeward, Angel" by Thomas Wolfe is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 3/8" tall and 2" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
This 'The Classics of Medicine Library' 1979 Special Edition of "The Works of Thomas Sydenham" is in very good condition. Bound in full leather, the leather binding has gold embossing, measuring 9 1/4" tall and 2 1/4" thick. The pages are gilt and are in very good condition (There are some spots where the gilt has come off). There is a bookplate on the inside front page, copy number 1241. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques...
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.
Leather bound, hardcover edition of XII Sermons Preach'd at the Cathedral Church of Sarum by Daniel Whitby. London: W. Botham, MDCCXXVI (1726).
"Containing An Account Of The Principal Animals And Birds Of Both The Old And New Continents; With Anecdotes." Illustrated By Upwards Of Fifty Engravings. New York: George P. Putnam, 1849. Original Publisher's Cloth Binding, 6" Tall.
Random House, New York (1986) First Edition, #90 of 500. Signed 'Dr. Seuss' on limitations page. Mint condition in slipcase (we opened cellophane casing). Green cloth in green cloth slipcase. 11 5/8" tall x 8 3/8."