Copyright Edition, In Two Volumes. Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863. Includes 28 Albumen photos tipped in. Fully bound in vellum with gilt decorations on front and back covers as well as the spines; all fore-edges red. Interior quite clean; photos are very clean. Volume I is 328 pages; Volume II is 310 pages; 6 1/4" tall.
Retold From Chaucer & Others by F. J. Harvey Darton with Introduction by F. J. Furnivall and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, 1904. Hardcover has chipping at top and bottom of spine with rubbed corners. Interior pages are lightly toned with some staining and foxing but very readable overall. 8 1/4" tall.
Copyrighted 1893 by Mexican Central Railway Co., Limited. Engraved and Printed at Collins Press, Boston. Printed on cover: ' To Captain T. L. Rogers S. S. Esperanza From F. P. Hoeck and Chas. T. Rogers.' Hardcover hinges are torn but attached; spine is chipped at top and bottom. Interior pages are lightly toned with minor foxing but complete and very clean overall. 7 3/4" tall.
Translated from the French of Jouffroy by William H. Channing. Complete in Two Volumes; Boston: William H. Dennet, 1867. Hardcover spines have light chipping at top and bottom; lightly stained covers. Interiors are complete with light toning. 7 5/8" tall.
Einleitung Von Thomas Mann; Kurt Wolff Verlag / Munchen, 1927. Copiously illustrated volume in fair condition with toned and chipping hardcover. Hinges are loose but intact; interior lightly toned and nice overall. 6 1/8" tall.
Lettered and decorated by Sexton Wilkerson; The Stone Printing & Manufacturing Co. of Roanoke, VA, 1909. Bound in paper with a piece of string tied on the spine. Previous ownership signed in pen on first blank page; good overall condition with light shelf wear. 8 1/4" tall.
John Henry Clewell. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1902. Bound in original red cloth with gilt title on cover and spine. There is some wear to the extremities with a significant amount of silverfish damage to the exterior. The interior is illustrated throughout with photos, maps and drawings, which are lightly toned and foxed. Previous ownership is hand-written and stamped on the second free endpaper. 365 pages; 9" tall.
The original edition, complete and unabridged, with the life and adventures of the author, now first written by John Camdon Hotten. Eighty full-page illustrations drawn and colored after the originals by T. Rowlandson. London: John Camden Hotten, Picadily (1869). 354 pages plus 19 pages of "Very important new books...
Original Colored Aquatint Engraving from Views In The Himala Mountains. Plate XVIII, Engraved by R. Havell & Son. Published by Rodwell & Martin, Bond Street (London), March 1, 1820. Laid down on cardboard; a very attractive and clean image with some light soiling. There is also light window toning along the top of the image 1/2" within the border and along the bottom 1/2" outside the border line...
Original Colored Aquatint Engraving from Views In The Himala Mountains. Plate XII, Engraved by R. Havell & Son. Published by Rodwell & Martin, Bond Street (London), March 1, 1820. Laid down on cardboard; a very attractive and clean image with some light soiling. There is also light window toning along the right side and 1/2" below the print line border...
With Portraits, Complete in Two Volumes. First Editions; London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1896. Previous owner was author Henry James; boldly signed 'Henry James' on half-title page of Volume I. Bound in original medium blue cloth bindings with blind rulings on covers and gilt tooling on spines. Bumped with some rubbing at the extremities. Internally quite clean with many pages uncut/unopened. Each volume is 9" tall.
Complete in Three Volumes; Wake Forest College, Wake Forest, NC, 1935 & 1943. The previous owner's name has been stamped inside the two covers. Bound in dark navy cloth bindings with some bumped corners and spines but in nice condition overall. Volume I is 681 pages and 3 pages of sponsors, Volume II is 532 pages and Volume III is 539 pages. Each volume is 9 1/4" tall.