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Behind The Veil At The Russian Court ( Original First Edition, First Printing bound in red Leather, 1914 )

By Count Paul Vassili

New York: John Lane Company , 1914 Hardcover Publisher: John Lane Co., New York, 1914 Used - Very Good. 7 x 10 in. 3/4 leather and red cloth boards, banded spin titled in gilt. Condition is Good. Moderate wear. Original first printing bound in attractive red leather and cloth, dated 1914 on the title page with nap listed. Very scarce thus. . First. Leather Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.


Legends of My Bungalow - First Edition, 1882.

By Frederick Boyle (1841-1914) English author, journalist, barrister, and orchid fancier.

Chapman and Hall, Limited, London, 1882. Ornate binding of 3/4 polished light brown calf over tan cloth bds, banded spine with 6 compartments, title label in black and gilt, gilt tooled florette design on other 5 compartments. Additional edge tooling along leather, marbled end papers (bookplate of Charles Arthur Wynne Finch on inside, verso, of front cover - family crest dated 1878) and matching page edges. All-in-all a very nice and supple binding, quite attractive on the shelf. Actual photo frontispiece pasted in, dated 1882 on title (odd 2 identical title pages, one on thicker paper facing the photo) page. A very scarce title by this quite prolific man during the Victorian era in England. Given his reputation he likely knew the publishers and had just a few of these printed and bound-up for gifts to friends. Frederick Boyle (1841-1914) was an English author, journalist, barrister, and orchid fancier. . Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" (Small).


The Story of the Diamond Necklace. 1881 Third Edition, Unread Example.

By Henry Vizetelly

414 pages, 2 pp ads in rear, pencil #'s, columns of addition, on one page of ads. This particular example is unread, or mostly unread as many pages remain uncut. Moderately worn from age and handling. Med. blue cloth with silver fleur de lis and necklace illustration on covers. . Hard Cover.


Excursions in the County of Norfolk: Comprising a Brief Historical and Topographical Delineation of Every Town and Village: Illustrated with One Hundred Engravings Including a Map of the County. COMPLETE First Printing Set. 1818 & 1819. 8vo Tall Editions.

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1818 True first printings bound up in 2 volumes, 1818 & 1819. All plates, pages and maps present and in VG to near fine condition. Pages untrimmed and large 8vo., 9" tall x 5-5/8" wide. Publishers statement 'Directions to Binders statements' present, inserted between iv & p1, vol. I and the TP and p1. in vol. II. Corrections present at end of vol. II. Publishers catalogs present on rear cover of both volumes. Covers loose or disbound, spine paper mostly present however heavily chipped at head and foot, titles 95% present. Many photos available. Inquiries welcome. Corners, edges, ends, exterior is worn however the contents appear fresh and barely looked over with very little of the usual foxing generally associated with this age a set. Quality paper used & always kept dry apparently.. 8vo - 9" x 5-5/8". Bagged for Preservation.


Life of Schamyl; and Narrative of the Circassian War of Independence Against Russia . First US Hardcover Edition, 1856.

By Mackie, J. Milton

1856 Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1856., Hardcover. 8vo., orig. brown cloth, viii, 300pp. Includes an account of the struggle in the Caucasus between Tsarist Russia and the Circassians. A good sound example with library plates and marks, sans rear ep, scarce. .


The History of England, from the Britons, Romans & Saxons to 1821 and George IV.

By Hume and Smollett, and Miller.

A nice set of 4 volumes in Good to GV condition. Decorated in gilt, full leather bound with banded and compartmented spines, dark puce. Dentilles with fully gilt page edges, quite attractive. Some loss to the head of the spine on vol. I. Several copper plate engravings. 780, 756, 966, 706 pp..


The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Folio Society Set of 8 Volumes in 2 Slipcases.

By Edward Gibbon

near fine set. Expect extra SH due to weight/size. .


One Hundred Years of Leeds Tramways - First Printing, 1970.

By Young, Andrew D.

Turntable Enterprises, Leeds., 1970. Pictorial Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Cover slightly rubbed else very good clean copy Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. .


Two Hundred Years - Simpson's Restaurant 1723-1923 Cheapside E. C. In London, England.

By Assorted

Two Hundred Years - Simpson's Restaurant 1723-1923 Cheapside E. C. In London, England. 30 pages, illustrated plates and a map. Good with some paper pulls to the rear cover where it was glued into a scrapbook (assumed). Signed by the then Chairman W. E. Tucker (twice) once in pencil, the other pen, dated July 26th, 1932. Interesting. . Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.


Mark Wilton The Merchant's Clerk - First Hardcover Edition, 1848.

By Charles. B Tayler

NY: Stanford and Swords, 1848 (so dated on the title page), VG, First Edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Green pebbled cloth with gilt titles on spine. 214 pages + 24 page publisters book catalog in rear. .


Historical Memoirs of the Duc de Saint-Simon : A Shortened Version, [2 Volume Set: 1. 1691-1709 & 2. 1710-1715] FINE SET IN SLIPCASE

By Lucy Norton & Duc de Saint-Simon

An about fine set of hardcovers in dust wrappers in the like condition slipcase/box. . Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".


Memoirs of the Court of England (30 Volumes, Complete Set in Near Fine condition) (Price Reduced 4/16/19)

By Jesse, John Heneage

Rice Chester F. Rice Company, Boston, (ND, circa 1900). Full green cloth with paper spine labels. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. Various (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Scarce. 30 volumes complete set. This is the "Westminster" edition limited to 800 numbered sets, this being number 661. Covers are all near fine condition and contents are fine, with the exception of the publisher's pasted-in description of each sub-set in the first volume thereof, (unread, mostly uncut pages) condition. Spine titles are clean and clear. Contents clean and bright with no markings and no writing to text or endpapers. All volumes have colored frontispieces with tissue guards and several other full page illustrations per volume. An attractive set on the shelf. Titles of the set: "The Pretenders and their adherents", Volumes I, II, III."Reign of the Stuarts including the Protectorate", Volumes I, II, III, IV, V, VI."William the Third", Volumes I, II."George the Third" Volumes I, II, III, IV, V."George Selwyn and his Contemporaries", Volumes I, II, III, IV."George the First" Volume I,."George the Second" Volume I,."Richard the Third", Volume I."Celebrated Etonians", Volumes I, II."London and its celebrities", Volume I, II, III."Memorials of London", Volume I, II. NOTE: Set weighs (boxed for shipping) app. 60 lbs and will take close to 4 feet of shelf space. Shipping terms with personal attention please call or email me. Thanks, Mat. (Price Reduced 4/16/19) .


History of English Literature - Set of 4, 1886. (Price Reduced 4/16/19)

By Taine, Hippolyte A. (21 April 1828 – 5 March 1893)

Piccadilly, London: Chatto & Windus , 1886 London, 1886. Four volumes, uniformly bound in 3/4 dark brown calf over marbled boards, with gilt-titled six-compartmented spines, top edges gilt, and marbled endpapers. Gilt stamp of St. Mark's School (Southborough, MA) to the lower left edge of each cover & bookplate of same on the inside of each cover. Pp. 433, 447, 462, 476, indexed. A very good set indeed with a few of the spine ribs scuffed. This set published 7 years before the authors death in 1893. (Price Reduced 4/16/19) .


My City By the Lee. Signed. (Final price reduction before donating to charity)

By Pettit S.F. Dr.

Studio Publications, Cork, 1987. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: About Fine. First Edition. Signed and Inscribed By the Author softcover, creased near the spine, sticker inside the front cover, clean signed by "Dr. Sean Pettit". 120 pages, photo illustrated. (Final price reduction before donating to charity).


History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. - First Printings of the Three Volume Set; 1855, 1855, 1858

By PREscott, William H.

Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Co., 1855 Hard Cover. First Edition, First Printings, 1855, 1855, 1858. 3 vols. xxxvi, 618 pp.; xvii, 610 pp.; xiv, 476 pp. Original brown cloth. Facsimile of handwriting and map present, along with 3 engraved frontispieces; Philip the Second, Don Carlos, Don John of Austria & 3 engraved plates; Anne of Austria, Don Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Margaret of Parma &1 double-page facsimile autograph letter & A Map: Outline of the Scene of Operations in Malta - 1565. Moderate chipping at head and foot of spine, hinges are sound, bookplate/presentation plate from a patron to the Barre Town Library in Barre, MA. affixed to the inside of the front cover and a small number in ink above the copyright data on the copyright page, all else NF. Contents are Near Fine.. VG.


British History Illustrated: The First 12 Issues Complete and in the Publishers Original Ring-Binder. 1974-1976. Volume 1, No. 1 - Volume 2, No. 6.

Historical Times Ltd. British History Illustrated: The First 12 Issues Complete and in the Publishers Original Ring-Binder. 1974-1976. Volume 1, No. 1 - Volume 2, No. 6. All Fine. Extra postage will be required for International Delivery.. First.


Memorials of the Earl of Stirling and of The House of Alexander. Volume I. 1877

By Rogers, Charles

Edinburg William Paterson 1877. First Edition in red beveled cloth bds stamped in black and gilt. 327 pages are free of inscriptions, stamps or other ink/pen/pencil marks. A clean example with lightly tanned pages. Hard Cover with mild wear to edges and rear cover, spine soiled a bit. A nice example of the scarce tome.. Bagged for Posterity.


Restoration House or Rochester in the Time of the Commonwealth.

By Edwin Harris

Edwin Harris and Sons, Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, 1904. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo. xvi, 224, 7 (ads) pp. b/w illus. publisher's original scarlet pebble cloth covers, fairly well worn around the spine. Several photo illustrations. List of subscribers to rear. Scarce. FC detached, rear loose, lower 2" of spine cloth missing, contents are VG to near fine.. Illus. by Assorted. Bagged for Posterity.


Coombe Abbey. An historical tale of the reign of James the First.

By Bunbury, Selina,

Dublin, William Curry, Jun., and Co 1844 Hardback . Covers and spine are rough, first few pages moisture damaged, the bulk of the text and illustrations are near fine and complete. An easy rebinder.. Fair to Vg. Illus. by Wood Engravings.


Bismarck und die Friedensunterhändler 1871. Die Deutsch-Französischen Friedensverhandlungen Zu Brüssel Und Frankfurt März-Dezember 1871.Bismarck and the peace negotiators 1871. The German-French peace negotiations to Brussels and Frankfurt March-December

By Hans Goldschmidt, Bearbeitit Von (Edited by)

Berlin Und Leipzig: Walter De Gruyter & Co., 1929 VERY SCARCE: ( 'Bismarck and the peace negotiators 1871. The German-French peace negotiations to Brussels and Frankfurt March-December 1871.) A review copy with the review cards and several pages of notes laid-in. Text is in the original German. Research seems to suggest that this particular tome was never published and it is likely that just a handful of these review examples remain in existance. From the Review Card: Durch das vorliegende Werk erfahren die Veröffentlichungen aus den Akten des Auswärtigen Amis eine wertvolle Bereicherung.' (Through the existing work, the publications learn a valuable enrichment out of the acts of the foreign American.). Only. Titled Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Review Copy.


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