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.
Full Title: An Historical Account Of Church-Government As It Was In Great Britain And Ireland by The Bishop Of St. Asaph. London: Printed for Charles Brome, 1684. Original full calf, chipped, loose on boards; pencil notations on Title Page and last two flyleaves, pen ownership Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr., Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina, 1893-1932. 7 1/4" tall.
London: Printed by Voluntary Subscription; In Order To Be Dispersed In His Majesty's Colonies And Islands In America, 1748. Bound in full calfskin with blind ruling on front and rear covers, raised hubs and six compartments on spine with no labels. Hinges are cracking; book lacks first flyleaf. 246 pages and one-page advertisement. 8" tall.
Fourth Edition, Dublin: W. Wilson, 1776. Full original calf binding; front hinge cracked; corners bumped but otherwise the book is in sound condition. The interior has some foxing and toning; at some point a child drew with pencil sketches on the first and second free flyleaves. Also on the first flyleaf is an embossed stamp of James Webb Cheshire at the bottom, as well as an ink signature of Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr., the Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina from 1893-1932...
Full Title: The Fifteen Decisive Battles Of The World: From Marathon To Waterloo by Sir Edward Creasy, M. A. 16th Edition, London: Richard Bentley, 1867. Bound in full red Morocco leather with gilt ruling and decoration on front, rear and spine. Spine is hubbed with six compartments; all fore-edges are gilt; on the long fore-edge there is a painting of the Battle of Waterloo showing Napoleon on horseback. 8 3/4" tall.
Volume One only. Harrisburgh (Pennsylvania): John Wyeth, 1810. Full original calf binding; blind-tooled front and back, spine has red and black labels. Foxed and toned throughout. 8 1/4" tall.
Norwood: Massachusetts, 1908. Full red pebbled leather binding with an elaborate gilt spine; very nice condition. 8 1/4" tall.
First, Second & Third Series; in Two Volumes. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1904 and 1902. One of 450 sets printed. Hardbound copies are half white paper and blue paper coverings; includes remains of dust wrappers and stained slipcases, books are clean internally with pages untrimmed. 9 1/4" tall.
(S. G. Goodrich). Illustrated by numerous woodcut engravings. Philadelphia: Thomas T. Ash, 1834. Printed boards and a black leather spine with gilt and blind-tooling, rubbed and bumped; back cover hinge is starting to rend at top. From the E. A. De Schweinitz Collection of Salem, NC. 6 1/2" tall; 415 pages and 1-page Almanach.
With the illustrations of the late Rev. Thomas Wharton and additional notes by Samuel Weller Singer. Chiswick, C. Whittingham, 1824. 3/4 green leather and marbled boards. Front hinge is starting to rend; corners are bumped, boards are scuffed, pages are foxed throughout. Spine has raised hubs and six compartments. This book is from the Joseph Blount Cheshire (Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina, 1893-1932) Collection. 6 3/4" tall.
Boston: Brown, Bazin & Co., 1856. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts. Part of the Young America Juvenile Library. Brown cloth with embossed covers and gilt-decorated spine; foxed throughout. 128 pages; 5 3/4" tall.
Beautiful full original red leather, gilt-ruled front and rear covers; spine is gilt decorated in seven compartments. All edges are gilt. 1/2" tear on 1/2 Title Page, not affecting lettering; tight binding and very fine overall. 5 1/2" tall.
Philadelphia: Bennett and Walton, 1811. Full tan straight-grain leather unusual American binding; blind-tooled embossed front, rear and spine with vines and flowers surrounding a beehive encircled by bees, all underneath a medical emblem, or Staff of Asclepius. Very nice condition with bumped corners; interior is foxed and toned; all edges are gilt. 5 7/8" tall.