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The Parlor Annual and Christian Family Casket 1846

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, J.E.D. Comstock: 1846

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 46


428pp. Bound in contemporary quarter leather boards, recently re-backed with a piece of modern leather (a neat job, but still an amateur effort considering the quality of the leather). Illustrated with 24 engravings, 12 of which are hand-colored botanical plates, neatly executed. The b+w engravings include one scenic illustration of Lake George (NY) and another of New York Park and City Hall. A typical Christian family journal of the time. Includes several articles on bi... View more info

Die Handschriften Der Wurttembergischen Landesbibliothek Stuttgart; Codices Musici I Beschriben Von Clytus Gottwald

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 476


184pp. Ink stamps from the University of Wisconsin library. Mostly unopened. Library pencil notation on the covers. Withdrawn stamp on one of the endpapers. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

A Gift to Bowdoin College by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brunswick, Bowdoin College: 1963

Seller ID: 786


Unpaginated (4pp.). Original wraps. Facsimile photographic plate of the original letter. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Americana Esoterica

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.p., Macy-Masius Publishers: 1927

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 791


299pp. Limited to 3,000 numbered copies, this being #130. Original maroon buckram cloth, paper label on the front cover, spine title stamped in gilt, fine pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated with decorations by Rockwell Kent. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Spine lettering dulled, corners bumped, ownership inscription on the front pastedown partially erased. Small bookseller's ticket on the back pastedown. Lacking the original slipcase. Size: 8vo - over 7¾&#... View more info

Golden Thoughts from the Best Writers

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, DeWolfe, Fiske & Co.: 1910

Edition: Unknown Edition.

Seller ID: 1009


128pp. Unknown Edition. Original full leather yap binding with leather title label on the front cover, elaborate decorative art nouveau design stamped in blind, linen endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated with six chromolithographs. Some chipping to the edges of the binding. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

Christian's Mistake

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett:

Seller ID: 1500


320pp. Marbled endpapers. Marbled boards. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Corners rubbed through, spine ends worn. Ownership inscription on the title page. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Wallace Stevens; Collected Poetry and Prose

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Library of America: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1602


1032pp. Decorative endpapers. Silk bookmark sewn in. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Horizon, A Magazine of the Arts; Autumn 1967, Vol. IX, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, American Heritage: 1967

Seller ID: 2964


120pp. Illustrated. One great folding plate depicting pop posters of the time. Some excellent articles here including one on Charles Dickens when he was in poverty as a bootblack for six months, one on posters, one on the Silk Road, and others. Some bumping and minor discoloration to the cloth. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Elizabethan Studies and Other Essays in Honor of George F. Reynolds

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boulder, University of Colorado Studies: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003546


387pp. + 3pp. Corners bumped. Top edge of the back board bumped. Series B. Volume 2, No. 4. in the series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

From Quill to Keyboard: A Bibliography of Oneida County Authors

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oneida County Bicentennial Committee: 1998

Edition: Probable 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006029


50pp. Perhaps the most famous Oneida County author is Walter D. Edmonds but Edmund Wilson, Walter R. Brooks (the Freddy series), Alex Haley (born in Ithaca, NY and wrote part of his autobiography of Malcolm X while living in Rome and teaching at Hamilton College), Pat Riley (coach of the LA Lakers who was born in Rome and wrote a couple of basketball books), Dick Clark (who learned broadcasting in Utica and wrote a few books), and John MacDonald (a resident of Utica and ... View more info

"Gone with the Wind" cook Book Facsimile Edition

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Abbeville Press: 1991

Seller ID: 006625


47pp + 20pgs ads. Famous "Southern Cooking" recipes. Front of cover pictures Scarlett O'Hara at Tara in a scene from the Motion Picture "Gone with the Wind" No marks inside "Hollywood Hotplates" Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Gone with the Wind Facsimile Reproduction

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Abbeville Press: 1991

Seller ID: 006626


47pp + 10pgs ads. Front features pic of Scarlett O'Hara. No statement of Hollywood Hotplates. Laminate on cover is wrinkled. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Aids to Endeavor: Consisting of Selections from Standard Authors Designed for the Public and Private Use of the Y.P.S.C.E.

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 007596


207pp. Front hinge cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Back pastedown and endpaper foxed. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Stories By American Authors, Volume II

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1902

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007603


198pp. Frontispiece portrait of Frank Stockton with tissue guard. "The Transferred Ghost" by Stockton, "A Martyr to Science" by Mary Putnam Jacobi, "Mrs. Knollys" by J.B. of Dale, "A Dinner-Party" by John Eddy, "The Mount of Sorrow" by Harriet Prescott Spofford, and "Sister Silvia" by Mary Agnes Tincker. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Some minor discoloration to the cloth. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾"... View more info

Masterpieces of American Literature

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin: 1891

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007604


462pp. Original brown cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with portraits of the authors represented. Published for the Boston school system at the time. Includes Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster, Everett, Longfellow, Hawthorn, Whittier, Emerson, Holmes, Lowell, Thoreau and O'Reilly. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Ownership notations on the back endpaper and corresponding pastedown. Marginalia. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Siz... View more info

Eruditio: Duke University's Humanities Review, Vol. 23

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: N.p., Duke University Undergraduate Publications Board: 2003

Seller ID: 008376


48pp. "On Chaucer, Authorial Right and Experience" (Hannah Star Rogers), "The Liberal Nietzsche: Anti-Statist Philosophy" (Pavel Molchanov), "Ecstasy and the Rave: Ecstasy's Effects on Rave Music and Culture" (Wendy Lewellyn), "From Elephants to Donkeys: The Asian American Presidential Vote in Transition, 1988-2000" (Roger Pao), " Religion and Slavery: The Peculiar Religions of the Peculiar Institution" (Scott Hechinger) and "L... View more info

The Emerson House in Concord

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Concord, Emerson House:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008390


5pp. Frontispiece portrait of the R.W. Emerson. Wraps unevenly faded. Typical tourist booklet from an author's home. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Good Company for Every Day of the Year

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood: 1881

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008974


329pp. Frontispiece portrait of John G. Whittier. Contemporary full leather with five raised bands, spine lettering stamped in gilt, blindstamped borders to the boards, nice gilt dentelle edges, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with portaits of the authors with tissue guards. Material from Whittier, Lowell, Milton, Goethe, Dante, Southey, Tennyson, Blake, Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, and Iriving. Includes a piece called "The Mormon's Wife" by Ros... View more info

Pleiades Club Year Book 1918-19

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Pleiades Club: 1919

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009129


138pp. Original maroon cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with plates by Herb Roth, E.H. Miner, Dan Smith, George Burroughs Torrey, Samuel Cahan, Harry Stoner, C.W. Kahles, Will Simmons, Ben Kutcher, Lee Conrey, C.F. Peters, Jo Lemon, S. Wendell Mitchell, H. Gurnee, Mildred Gatlin, Archie Gunn, Ann Brockman, F.W. Read, Gordon Ross, Edward F. Foley (photographic plate). Alfred Jackson (signed by the artist boldly across the bottom of the illustration), and ... View more info

The Iliad of Homer Translated By Alexander Pope

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.:

Seller ID: 009141


xxivpp. + 452pp. + epilogue + 1pp. ad. Original red decorative cloth stamped in black and gilt. Illustrated. Notes by Theodore Alois Buckley. Some faint ink staining to the cloth. Corners rubbed through at the tips. Front hinge cracked. Ownership inscriptions on the front free endpaper and front pastedown. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info