Weisbaden, Schellenbergschen Hofbuchdruckerei, ca. 1800. Full black leather binding, gilt-ruled front and back with gilt-tooling and blind-stamped decoration on front, back and spine; raised hubs and five compartments on spine with ownership or binder's name at bottom of spine: 'El. Hannkammer.' All fore-edges gilt; moire endpapers. 6 7/8" tall.
Full Title: "Neuf Ans De Souvenirs D'Un Ambassadeur D'Autriche A Paris, Sous Le Second Empire 1851-1859" by Alexandre De Hubner. Two Volumes; Paris: Plon-Nourrit Et Cie, 1904. Bound in green 3/4 Morocco leather and marbled boards, gilt-ruled front, back and spine; gilt decorations in five compartment on spine with raised hubs. The bookplate of 'Constance E. Borland The Lea' inside each book. 9 1/8" tall.
Translated from the original by Charles R. Sumner from the London edition. Volume One only. Boston: Cummings, Hilliard and Co., 1825. Bound in full original mottled calf, with gilt ruling and decoration on spine, with red and green labels, sponge-decorated fore-edges. The binding is worn but tight; hinges are intact. This is from the Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr. (Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina, 1893-1932) Estate; his signature is on two pages. 9" tall.
Full Title: "S. Clementis Romani, S. Ignatii, S. Polycarpi, Patrum Apostolicorum." Two Volumes; Oxonii: E. Typographeo Academico, 1847. Bound in full calf with gilt ruling and blind-tooled decoration on front and rear covers; spines have raised hubs and six compartments are gilt-tooled, with two labels in red and black. Front and rear hinge are starting to split at the top of Volume 1; otherwise both volumes are tight and clean. All fore-edges are marbled; 'F. W...
Books by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, D. D. Illustrated Edition; Volumes I and II. New York: Anson D. F. Randolph & Co., 1883 (?). Contains thirteen photogravures. Blue 3/4 leather and marbled paper; some wear and scuffing but otherwise tight binding; interior very clean. 8 3/4" tall.
Published by The American Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals, New York, 1868 (?). Lists officers of the Society, May of 1867. 3/4 black leather and mottled paper boards, spine is gilt-ruled, front and rear hinges are split but covers remain attached by cords. Contains one illustration which has slipped but still is firmly attached, foxed and toned throughout. 7 1/4" tall.
Edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright. London and Cambridge: Macmillanand Co., 1867. Deep blue Morocco leather binding, elaborate gilt and blind-tooled front, rear and spine. The front cover has a central inlaid ivory ornament with a colored vase and flowers; the spine is divided into six compartments by hubs, then gilt-ruled and decorated with a fleur-de-lis emblem. Lacks first free endpaper; otherwise clean and tightly-bound. 6 7/8" tall.
Treizieme Edition, Paris: Pagnerre, Editeur, 1844. Includes 27 engraved portraits. 1/2 smooth blue leather and mottled paper binding, spine gilt-ruled with two black labels, six compartments. First free flyleaf imprinted at bottom: "Docteur Lancevin, Havre" in oval stamp. Foxed throughout, binding is tight. 10 1/4" tall.
London: Saunders and Oatley, 1838. First Edition. Bound in full dark green Morocco leather, gilt-ruled and tooled decoration on front, rear and spine; all fore-edges gilt. Corners bumped, front upper part of hinge repaired, spine top repaired crudely, embossed Thanet House, Stafford Road, Wallington on second free fly leaf. 7" tall.
Wurzburg, 1834. Full red leather, gilt-tooled front, rear and spine, all fore-edges gilt, back cover dated 1836. 6 1/4" tall.
Philadelphia: Key and Biddle, 1834. Bound in full red leather with blind and gilt tooling on front and rear covers; spine is gilt-tooled and dated. Foxed throughout; all fore-edges are gilt. 6 1/4" tall.
1957 Facsimile of the 1489 book. This is #251 of an edition of 5000. Bound in full vellum; cover has a blind-embossed emblem; chip at top hinge. 8 5/8" tall.