Lit 19th Century & Before

Lit 19th Century & Before

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  • Tales And Novels

    By Maria Edgeworth

    Our Price: $750.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
    • Published: 1835
    10 Volumes. 8vo. Harper's Stereotype Edition. Full leather with gold frame embellishment at boards. A.e.g. Gift INSCRIPTION from Hamilton Fish at title page. A little toning to leaves. Some fading to spines. Rubbig to extremeties of covers. VG. THE SET.
  • A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys

    By Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Our Price: $650.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111796668
    • Publisher: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields
    • Published: 1852
    8vo. 1st edition, 1st issue. Toning to spine and edges of boards. Some rubbing to fore-edges and spine ends. Light fraying and tearing to spine ends with roughly 1/4-inch chip to tail of spine. Soiling to edges of textblock. Some staining to lower margins of leaves with some foxing throughout. VG.
  • Salammbo

    By Gustave Flaubert

    Our Price: $650.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112140644
    • Publisher: Saxon & Co.
    • Published: 1886
    4to. 1st edition of this translation. LIMITED SIGNED ISSUE, one of 100 SIGNED by the translator, the publisher, and the author of the introduction, but not signed by the dedicatee. Rebacked. Full leather; t.e.g. Translator's and Mrs. M. French Sheldon's photos pasted in at recto of f.f.e.p. and second blank. A few scrapes to boards, rubbing to edges and some wear to fore-corners. Chipping to edges of free endpapers. A little toning to leaves, offsetting to pps. 94-95, obviously from a plant laid-in at a previous time. Offsetting to first blank. Newspaper clippings pasted to verso of second blank and recto of third, also causing offsetting. Negligible stains to edges of text block. VG.
  • The Works of Lord Byron

    By Lord Byron

    Our Price: $650.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110081543
    • Publisher: John Murray
    14 volumes of 15. Small 8vo. A.e.g. Full green diced morocco. Gilt stamped spine and boards, with floral design in blind to covers. Missing volume one. Minor wear to joints of all volumes. Some bumping to spine ends and corners of boards of all volumes, with shallow chipping to heads of a few spines. VG. THE SET:
  • Moby-Dick or The Whale

    By Rockwell Kent Kent

    Our Price: $650.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111880466
    • Publisher: The Folio Society
    • Published: 2009
    2 volumes. 8vo. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 1750 copies. With commentary volume in drop-down clamshell box. Full decorative leather. NF in NF slipcase.
  • The Complete Writings Of Oliver Wendell Holmes With Portraits, Illustrations, And Facsimiles

    By Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Our Price: $600.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin And Company
    13 Volumes. 8vo. Autocrat Edition. Half leather, blue; t.e.g. Minor rubbing to spines and extremeties of covers, some wera to fore-corners of boards. Volume 9 distorted with lean to spine, bowing to text block and rear board. Attractive set, overall. VG. THE SET:
  • An Account Of Corsica, The Journal Of A Tour To That Island; And Memoirs Of Pascal Paoli

    By James Boswell

    Our Price: $600.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Edward And Charles Dilly
    • Published: 1768
    8vo. 1st edition. Full leather. Rebacked. With fold-out map. Previous owner's name inked to f.f.e.p. Toning, some foxing to leaves. Over-opening at hinges and internal gatherings, with; pp 3-14 sprung. Rubbing to edges of boards, with chipping to upper fore-corner of front board. Chip to corner of leather title label at spine, not effecting lettering. Good
  • The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha

    By Miguel de Cervantes

    Our Price: $600.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: William Miller
    • Published: 1801
    4 Volumes. 8vo. Full leather, nicely rebacked. Slight edgewear to lightly rubbed boards and spine ends with mild bumping to forecorners of set. Toning, foxing, and some wrinkling to leaves with previous owner's bookplates adhered to front paste down of each volume. Glue remnants to rear paste down of volumes 2 and 3. Presents nicely. VG. THE SET:
  • The Works of Lord Macaulay (12 Volumes)

    By Lord Macaulay

    Our Price: $600.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112442397
    • Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
    • Published: 1898
    12 volumes. 8vo. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 1000 copies. Half black morocco over marbled paper boards, t.e.g. Gilt decoration to spines. Bumping to extremities, joints somewhat worn. Minor soiling and chipping to spines. VG. THE SET:
  • Earl Of Beaconsfield's Novels

    By Earl Of Beaconsfield

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Longmans, Green, And Co.
    • Published: 1881
    11 Volumes. 8vo. Hugbenden Edition. Full Leather. Toning to leaves. Some rubbing to heads of spines , a few with narrow chipping. Light rubbing to edges of boards, mild wear to fore-corners. VG. THE SET:
  • [Armorial Binding] Sentences de Théognis, de Phocylide, De Pytagore et se Sages de la Grece (Collection des Moralistes Anciens, dediee au Roi)

    By [Armorial Binding]

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110967786
    • Publisher: Chez Didot L'aine et De Bure L'aine
    • Published: 1783
    16mo. Armorial Binding (Posthumous) of Queen Marie Leczinska, wife of Louis XV. Full green morocco, gilt arms to both covers, ruled in gilt. A.e.g. Text in French. Single sheet pasted over marbled front paste-down. Some wear with small cracks to front joint. VG.
  • The Family Of Iona, And Other Poems; With Historical Notes

    By William Anderson

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112151176
    • Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Co.
    • Published: 1850
    8vo. Full calf. With fore-edge painting of small waterside village with monastery-like architecture atop central hill in background. Light rubbing to extremeties of covers. Minor, occasional foxing to leaves. short notes pencilled to verso of f.f.e.p., minute note inked to title page. VG.
  • Waverley Novels (The New Abbotsford Edition)

    By Sir Walter Scott

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112329193
    • Publisher: Dana Estes & Company
    • Published: 1900
    (Boston). (1900). 8vo. 48 Volumes. LIMITED EDITION. 1 of 1000 copies. T.e.g. Green fabric binding. Fading and rubbing to spines. Bumping and edgewear to extremities. General rubbing to boards. Ex libris on pastedowns. Minor toning to leaves. VG.
  • The Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet

    By Sir Walter Scott

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111755443
    • Publisher: Archibald Constable And Co.
    • Published: 1821
    10 volumes. Full vellum, top edges gilt. Some darkening, dust soiling to covers, minor rubbing to spines. Toning, some foxing to leaves; dust soiling to top edges of text blocks. Bookplate to front paste downs. VG. THE SET:
  • The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes (15 Volumes)

    By Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Our Price: $450.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112455441
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
    • Published: 1892
    (1892). 15 volumes. 8vo. Numbered edition, one of 750 copies. Three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards., t.e.g. Front cover of v.1 detached. Some joints tender. Darkening and some wear to spines and edges of boards. Foxing to deckled edges, and to margins of some leaves. VG. THE SET:

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