• Topic: Antiquarian & Rare

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Baltimore: R. H. Woodward and Company, 1892.

Pages clean except for modest toning around the outside edges of the page block and a little faint spotting around the edges of the decorative endpapers; binding square, hinges gently shaken but stitching secure; full red cloth shows a water stain along the top front edge and another spot at... more

Price: $75.00

Pantheon Books, 1955.

Pages bright and clean, with no owners' marks; binding tight. The hard cover has two small, gray smudges on the front and one tiny gray speck, a few dark specks on the back, and some open chipping along the heel edges and at the spine ends, but is overall remarkably... more

Price: $700.00

Boston: S. E. Cassino and Company, 1885.

Pages crisp and clean, if very lightly toned throughout; no owners' marks. Binding somewhat relaxed, but secure; leather spine shows surface wear along joints and at raised bands and spine ends, closed cracks in the leather on either side of the spine head, and a discolored patch at the top... more

Price: $50.00

Amsterdam: Aux Depens de la Compagnie, 1741.

Language: French. [6], [6], 354 pp., [2]. Full leather. There is a slight ripple through the page block, and the first and last (blank) pages are darkened around the edges; there is some scattered, pale spotting throughout; otherwise clean. The rear board and final three leaves are completely detached, the... more

Price: $50.00

Paris: Maison Quantin, 1888.

Language: French. The author's last name is underlined on the front cover; no other owners' marks; pages are clean except for some adhesive marks and toning on the endpapers, as well as some dust-spotting in the deckled edges; the original wraps are included but are almost completely separated from the... more

Price: $140.00

New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1846.

Prior owners' names on the front endpapers, foxing scattered throughout, and soil around the outside edges of the page block, but pages remain remarkably bright and free from young scholars' marks; binding is gently relaxed, shaken at the hinges, but overall square and sound, with some chipping at the spine... more

Price: $15.00

Paris: Glady Freres Editeurs, 1875.

Language: French. No owners' marks; pages are clean, though there is some scattered foxing, as well as a tap at the top right corner of pp. 153-174 which has caused some wrinkling in margins; binding is square and tight; the hard cover is bright and clean and attractive, with only... more

Price: $250.00

Random House, 1957.

While clearly loved, this copy remains well-kept. The pages show a little gentle spotting at the first five leaves, prior owners' names penned neatly at the front free endpaper, and two more faint spots at the last two pages, but are otherwise clean and surprisingly bright; the entirety of the... more

Price: $800.00

Paris: Librairie Militaire de J. Dumaine, 1845.

Language: French. A prior owner or perhaps the publisher has corrected a sentence on p. 160; no other owners' marks; the pages are foxed, palely but frequently, throughout, and there is a slight ripple through the page block, otherwise clean and intact; the binding is square and tight; there are... more

Price: $250.00

New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885.

Two volumes (published in 1885 and 1886), each with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait and marbled page block edges, newly rebound in blind-tooled full calf with the original marbled endpapers and spine labels reapplied. The labels bear a little wear - one dark spot on the volume band of the second book,... more

Price: $1,200.00

Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, Libraire de la Societe des Gens de Lettres, 1864.

Language: French. Prior owners' names are penned on the second page and again on the title page, and there is some underlining and marginalia scattered throughout; pages are also foxed and bear occasional water staining in the margins. The book has been rebound, with the original spine plate reaffixed, though... more

Price: $400.00

Paris: Manzi, Joyant, 1906.

Language: French. There is a prior owner's stamp and signature on the first (blank) page and another small stamp on the half-title; some noticeable foxing on the first and final signatures, otherwise pages are clean and neatly preserved. The original wraps are included but have separated completely from the page... more

Price: $120.00

Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Libraire-Editeur, 1904.

Language: French. No owners' marks; the top page block edge bears some dust-spotting, and the page edges are toned from age, otherwise clean; binding is somewhat relaxed, but secure; the spine is slightly canted and creased beneath the cloth, and there is rub-through along the top and bottom edges of... more

Price: $175.00

Milano: Nella Stamperia del Giornale Italico, 1803.

Signed by both authors opposite the index. Language: Italian. There is a prior owner's name written on the top left corner of the front endpaper, as well as an attached bookplate; there is also a small stamp on the title page; no other owners' marks. The pages are considerably rippled,... more

Price: $2,500.00

Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1870.

Though bearing prior owners' notations, it is worthwhile to note that the stamp at the first (blank) page is that of Cassius M. Clay, then of Mexico, Missouri, prior to his career as an abolitionist and statesman, with the inscription of his father, Green Clay, at the title page, dated... more

Price: $1,000.00

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866.

Pages crisp and clean except for occasional spotting in the margins and some corner folds, as well as mild toning and spots of staining at the endpapers. Binding is mildly relaxed, but secure; leather spine bears only mild rubbing at spine ends and along shoulders; leather corners are rather rubbed... more

Price: $75.00

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859.

Pages clean except for scattered foxing and some page-corner folds, toning at the endpapers and a few drip spots at the foreedge intruding just slightly into the margins. The binding is square and secure; the leather spine shows a line of splitting starting at the bottom of the front joint,... more

Price: $35.00

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866.

Pages crisp and clean except for occasional spotting in the margins and mild toning at the endpapers; binding is square and tight, leather spine bearing only a little rubbing at the spine ends and a few tiny surface chips, leather corners rather rubbed and turned in at the tips, marbled... more

Price: $35.00

Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1869.

Pages crisp and clean except for some chipping around a printer's excess on page 487, lightly scattered spotting in the margins, and some corner folds. Binding is mildly relaxed, with a small split at the front hinge, but remains secure; leather spine bears short surface scuffs and modest rubbing at... more

Price: $35.00

Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1859.

Pages clean except for scattered foxing, some page-corner folds, and toning at the endpapers. The binding is square and secure, if a bit relaxed near the back hinge; the leather spine shows short lines of splitting starting at the top and bottom of the front joint, scattered, tiny surface scuffs,... more

Price: $43.00

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