This 1976 Easton Press 'The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written' Collector's Edition of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" is in excellent condition. The tan leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall. 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 Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics 1983 edition of Pearl S. Buck's "The Good Earth" is in excellent condition. The red leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/8" tall. 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 Franklin Library Signed First Edition of Maya Angelou's "All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes" is in excellent condition. The green leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 8 3/4" tall. 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.
Alfred A. Knopf: New York, 1924. First Edition, #960 of 2000. Hardback paper board covers with light staining and bumped corners. Interior is mostly clean save for minor foxing, primarily confined to the first and last few pages. 188 pages; 8 3/8" tall.
Published for the Benefit of the Architects Emergency Committee by the Editorial Committee. Printed by the Kalkhoff Press, Inc., New York, 1933 and 1937. In Two Volumes: Volume One (1933) is 264 pages and Volume Two (1937) is 256 pages. Both volumes are bound in original blue cloth with gilt emblem and bordering on the front covers and gilt-lettered spines. The bindings have light wear to the corners and ends and the spine tops are beginning to fray...
Published by Adolph Witteman, New York (ca. 1885). Contains a continuous folding insertion of 69 views on 20 plates. The first view is a double-page panorama of the city and an eight-page descriptive text is affixed to the inside rear cover pastedown. The binding is original embossed cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover. The folds are fine and the interior is clean with some foxing to the text. The binding has light wear with some beginning fraying at the top and bottom hinges...
By Stephen Vincent Benet. Garden City, New York, 1928: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. First Edition After the Printing of 201 De Luxe Copies. Dust jacket is toned with stains and tearing along the sides and particularly on the spine edge. Interior pages are toned but clean of marks and complete at 377 pages. 8 1/4" tall.
By Mason Crum. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1940. Hardcover binding in very good condition with lightly rubbed corners and a small brown stain on the lower portion of the spine. Interior pages very lightly toned but complete at 351 pages. 9 1/4" tall.
First Edition, Second State; Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company, 1872. Hardcover binding damaged at top and bottom of spine with some color loss and rubbed corners and edges. Interior pages are toned with light foxing but free of pen marks and complete at 591 pages. 9" tall.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, London. Full color illustrations throughout. Some of the pages are loose due to loose string binding (Signatures) but the pages are clean and complete with minor toning. The front and back covers are toned, as well. 8 1/2" tall.
Original Hand-Colored Copperplate Engraving from the book "Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri," Amsterdam, 1734-1765. This is a single-page print, and is lightly toned overall. The plate mark measures 11" x 16 1/2;" the full sheet is 13 1/2" x 21 1/4."
Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: Bouverie Street, London, E.C. This soft red leather set is 4 3/4" tall and is missing Volume III of the Twelve Volume Set. The bindings and pages are in nice overall condition.
Soft black leather bindings complete in eight volumes. Arranged and Edited by Newton Marshall Hall and Irving Francis Wood. John Rudin & Company, Inc., Chicago. Third Edition, 1925. 9 1/2" tall.
This group of eight French leather-bound books range from 5 1/2" to 7 1/2" tall.
1778 back full calf bindings with raised, hubbed spines, rubbed, worn; some hinges beginning to tear. These five odd volumes of pre-1780 English leather-bound books are 6 1/2" to 7" tall.
These seven leather-bound are the illustrated Library Editions from Boston, 1873-75 and are tan 3/4 leather and marbled boards with brown and black spine labels, rubbed and bumped with some chipping at the spine ends; label portions lacking. 7 3/4" tall.
Edition DeLuxe, Philadelphia, ca. 1890. Green 3/4 leather and marbled boards with gilt-decorated and lettered spines. Light wear overall with some chipping to a spine end on one volume. These eight volumes of Scott's works are 8 3/8" tall and in good overall condition.
These ten French leather-bound books are in very nice condition and range from 8 1/2" tall to 11 1/4" tall.