• Topic: Antiquarian & Rare

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1871.

Pages clean except for a prior owner's note penciled on the front free endpaper, toning through 2-3 leaves on either side of each portrait engraving and considerable darkening and creasing to their tissue guards, and some fingerprinting, toning, and occasional shallow chipping in the margins, as well as the occasional... more

Price: $295.00

New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1872.

Pages clean except for a prior owner's name on the front free endpaper, one glue stain at each of the two fixed endpapers, some splitting and an abrasion at the front hinge, scattered foxing, and modest margin toning throughout; binding remains square and secure, full leather cover showing some fading... more

Price: $35.00

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: $400.00

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1896.

From a limited edition of 250, this is No. 153. Pages clean except for a fingerprint at the front endpaper of the first volume, the occasional spot of foxing among the leaves, a few little nicks in the gilding along the head edge, and modest toning around the untrimmed fore-... more

Price: $70.00

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, the title page, and page 165, nine small margin marks, and one soulignement; pages are also foxed and bear occasional water staining in the margins. The book has been rebound, with the original spine plate reaffixed; there is already... more

Price: $300.00

Berlin: Winckelmann & Söhne, 1856.

Language: German. Pages remain bright, though foxed throughout and bearing three owners' names on the reverse of the frontispiece; binding is square and tight, though with an internal repair fixing the bound edge of the front free endpaper to the following (blank) page. Full black cloth cover bears a few... more

Price: $200.00

New York: John Lane Company, 1898.

Pages bright and clean except for a few small handling prints to the initial leaves, toning at the endpapers, and a touch of dust staining along the head edges; binding square and secure, full blue cloth turned inward at corners and spine ends with some small spots of fraying just... more

Price: $450.00

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 signatures remain securely stitched, if the first two are starting to... more

Price: $75.00

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

Philadelphia: Charles J. Peterson, 1869.

Pages clean except for some scattered fingerprints and spots of foxing, occasional edge chips, and modest toning opposite engravings and around margins; the January stitchwork pattern has also been mostly removed, leaving one strip adhered to the back of the preceding page, an engraving with some mended tearing from attempted... more

Price: $35.00

Philadelphia: Deacon & Peterson, 1865.

Pages clean except for scattered foxing and spotting, particularly on and near the endpapers; creasing and edge tears at the first (blank) and final (blank) leaf; long, closed tears at pp.633-638; two small open tears in the middle of 81-[90]pp. resulting in a few words' loss; otherwise sound. The binding... more

Price: $50.00

Philadelphia: Deacon & Peterson, 1867.

Pages clean except for a few scattered fingerprints and pinpoint burn marks (someone was reading on the hearth-rug!) as well as modest toning throughout; the expected deckles and separation tears are present on a few pages, and the fold-out color plates have been reinserted with a clever hinge allowing them... more

Price: $40.00

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: $1,500.00

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, 1864.

Pages clean except for some spotting at the endpapers and gentle toning throughout; no owners' marks. The binding is square and secure; the leather spine shows short lines of splitting starting at the top and bottom of the front joint, some rubbing along joints and spine ends, and scattered, tiny... more

Price: $40.00

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864.

Pages clean except for some spotting at the title page, a short surface tear in the blank page following the front free endpaper, some drip spotting around the edges intruding slightly into the outer margins, and chipping at the printer's excessed edges of pp. 467-472, not affecting the text. The... more

Price: $24.00

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865.

Pages clean except for some spotting circa page 587 and toning at the endpapers; no owners' marks. The binding is square and secure, though relaxed at the back hinge; the leather spine shows a few spots of wear along joints and spine ends, and there are spots of rub-through at... more

Price: $35.00

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