Signed in the lower right-hand corner and dated '41. Matted and laid on board. Very good condition with no obvious flaws. Window dimensions are 18 1/4" x 24 3/8;" Matting is 27 3/4" x 33."
Illustrated with 87 photographs by the author. London: Country Life Ltd., 1933. Binding of 3/4 blue calf leather and cloth with a gilt emblem on cover and elaborate gilt tooling on spine with raised hubs, six compartments and two red labels with gilt letters. The interior is clean and tight. There is an award bookplate on the inside paste-down: "Presented by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty for Meritorious Work, 1936." 9 3/4" tall.
Martin Hume. London: Eveleigh, Nash & Grayson Limited, ca. 1925. Bound in 3/4 blue-grained leather and cloth with gilt ruling on covers and spine with six compartments and raised hubs with crowns in four of the compartments. Light wear to extremities with some chipping to counter-points and a light chip to the top of the spine. Interior is clean and tight. A bump to fore-edge, causing ruffling and a light crease to fire-edge of pages 5-35. 8 5/8" tall.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1864. All edges gilt; bound in full brown morocco leather publisher's binding with blind & gilt-tooled covers and spine with six compartments and gilt title. Some light wear to extremities and bumped corners but a very beautiful binding. The interior is foxed at the plates and opposing pages. 8 3/4" tall.
Living Thoughts of Leading Thinkers: A Thesaurus by S. Pollock Linn. Pittsburg: J. R. Foster & Co., 1871. Bound in full brown morocco leather; blind-ruled and tooled with gilt lettering on covers and spine. Light wear to extremities. Some foxing within, particularly at end-papers. Title Page has been torn about 1 1/2" at bottom back edge but the page is still secure. 7 3/4" tall.
The Lansdowne Poets. Reprinted from the best editions. London: Frederick Warne & Co., ca. 1875. Bound in full green morocco leather with blind-ruled and tooled covers and spine with raised hubs and five compartments, gilt-lettered. There is minor wear to the extremities but the interior is quite clean and tight except for some foxing occurring at the end-papers. 7 1/4" tall.
New York: Alfred A. Knoph, 1946. Bound in 3/4 red-grained leather and paper gilt-ruled covers and spine with raised hubs and six compartments with floral ornaments in four of these and two labels with gilt lettering. Light wear to extremities. Interior is tight with some foxing, particularly at plates. A water stain affects the lower portion of several pages in the bottom margins. Great shelf appearance. 8 1/8" tall.
Rendered into English by Henri Van Laun. New Edition Revised with 19 Steel Engravings. Complete in Three Volumes; New York: R. Worthington, 1880. Bound in 3/4 morocco leather and marbled boards. Very light wear to extremities with light wear to the corner points. The interior is very clean and tight with a few pages unopened. Bookplate of previous owner on paste-down. 8 3/4" tall.
History of England by Lord Mahon, Complete in Six Volumes. London: John Murray, 1836. A handsome full tan calf leather binding with gilt-ruled covers and elaborate gilt-decorated spine in six compartments with raised hubs and two gilt-lettered labels on each. There is some wear to the extremities including bumped corners. The hinges are tight and sound except for a tiny crack beginning at the top of the front hinge on Vols. V and VI. The interiors are tight with some foxing and toning...
Complete in Fifteen Volumes. London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1835. Bound in full green morocco leather; blind and gilt-tooled on covers and spines in signed bindings by Cedric Chivers. There is some light wear to the extremities with Vols. XI and V having light chipping at the spine top and scratches on the front cover of Vol. XI. Otherwise, a very attractive set. Interiors are tight and clean except for some foxing and toning focused at the first few and last few plates...
Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries From the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV. Newly translated from the French Editions by Thomas Johnes. The Second Edition, Complete in Twelve Volumes. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1805-06...
Celebrated Trials, And Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence From the Earliest Records to the Year 1825 by George Borrow. Complete in Six Volumes; Illustrated throughout. London: Printed for Knight and Lacey, 1825. Signed Riviere & Son Bindings. Bound in 3/4 tan calf leather and cloth with gilt ruling on covers and spine, divided into six compartments with raised hubs, gilt-lettered and dated (1825). A very nicely bound set of this interesting work with light external wear...
ca. 1948. No apparent damages or flaws on the canvas. Canvas measures 22" x 18" and the frame is 27 1/2" x 23 1/2."
ca. 1948. No apparent damages or flaws on the canvas. Canvas measures 22" x 18" and frame is 27 1/2" x 23 1/2."
Original Signed Watercolor on Paper, ca. 1890. Signed "O. Carlandi Roma" in the lower left corner. There is some slight waviness at the bottom of the paper but there are no other apparent flaws. Sheet measures 17" x 11 3/4."
Original Etching, ca. 1645; Bartsch 25. The paper is lightly toned; a nice impression with good margins. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from Associated American Artists. Plate mark is 3 1/2" x 5 3/8;" sheet is 3 3/4" x 5 5/8." Matting is 13" x 17."
With Poetical Illustrations by L.E.L. and Mary Howitt; London: Fisher, Son & Co. Newgate Street; Paris, Quai De L'Ecole. Hardcover binding has worn corners, spines and covers. The pages show foxing throughout, but the illustrations are mostly clean with foxing contained to the margins. 11 1/4" tall.
This Franklin Library 'The First Edition Society' 1976 First Edition of "Marry Me" by John Updike is in very good condition. The leather binding is in nice condition with gold embossing, measuring 9" tall and 1 1/2" thick. There is a white scuff mark located at the bottom of the spine. 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.