James Russell Lowell Complete Poems Victorian Gilt Binding
James Russell Lowell Complete Poems Victorian Gilt Binding

Lowell, James Russell. Complete Poems. Boston: James R. Osgood Co. 1877.

attractive original victorian gilt binding edition of Lowell’s poems. Perfect for a gift or decorative purposes.

Original orange-brown cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine and front cover, brown endpapers. A very good copy with just a touch of wear to cloth at edges, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped, pages toned, signature to front endpaper.

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Lady of the Lake Vintage Decorative Binding
Lady of the Lake Vintage Decorative Binding

The Lady of the Lake

By: Sir Walter Scott

Chicago: Belford Clarke and Co. Circa 1880-1885

With Introduction and Notes by R.W. Taylor.

Octavo, original publisher’s ornate decorative binding with gilt and embossed floral motif to front cover and spine, gilt to page edges, floral endpapers, red border to pages. A stunning binding.

An excellent copy with just a touch of wear to corners and ends of spine, occasional foxing to pages, a touch of soiling to rear cover, else a beautiful copy.

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Life and Love by Margaret Morley Butterfly Binding
Life and Love by Margaret Morley Butterfly Binding

Life and Love

Margaret W. Morley

Chicago: A.C. McClurg 1899.

Early printing, first published in 1895. Octavo, gray cloth with brown butterflies stamped to front cover, title to spine gilt, illustrations throughout by the author. A look at life and love in the primitive form and how it shapes the human form of love and that of the reproduction instinct in all. Morley was an educator and biologist and considered in her day an expert in agriculture and bee keeping. She resided in North Carolina. A beautiful copy with small dent to back cover near lower edge, pages toned, faint water stain and waving to lower edge of pages. A scarce title.

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Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder in Dust Jacket
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder in Dust Jacket

Little House on the Prairie

Laura Ingalls Wilder

New York: Harper and Row: Circa 1960

Octavo, original printed illustrated boards, yellow endpapers, illustrations throughout by Garth Williams, in the dust jacket. A very nice copy of this title, circa 1960, bookplate to front pastedown, pages clean and bright, in the dust jacket with slight toning, wear and creasing to ends of spine, shallow chips to corners and ends of spine, else a very nice copy.

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Little Women By Lousia M. Alcott Beautiful Vintage Edition
Little Women By Lousia M. Alcott Beautiful Vintage Edition

Little Women

Or Meg Jo Beth and Amy.

By Louisa M. Alcott

Boston: Little Brown and Co. 1912

Illustrated with Black and White photographs from the 1912 Broadway play version of the novel.

 

A beautiful vintage copy with in original green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover, photo to front cover, stills of the play throughout, touch of wear to corners and ends of spine, pages toned, else an excellent copy.

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Master of The Vineyard by Myrtle Reed Margaret Armstrong Binding 1910
Master of The Vineyard by Myrtle Reed Margaret Armstrong Binding 1910

Master of the Vineyard

By: Myrtle Reed

Margaret Armstrong Binding

New York: G.P. Putnam and Sons. 1910.

First edition, octavo. Original purple binding with gilt design of grapes and vines to front cover, gilt design to spine, gilt top page edge.

A very good copy with spine cloth faded, ends of spine and corners rubbed, pages toned, top edge of front blank endpaper cut.

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Mrs. Beeton’s Cookery Book 1880
Mrs. Beeton’s Cookery Book 1880

The Englishwoman’s Cookery Book. Being a collection of Six Hundred Economical Recipes.

By: Isabella Beeton

London: Ward, Lock and Co. No date but circa 1880.

 

Octavo, original brown cloth with embossed titles to front cover, embossed Cadbury Chocolate Advertisement to rear cover, illustrated advertisement endpapers, colored plates throughout. A very good copy with mild soiling to boards, pages toned, corners lightly bumped, small tear to cloth at front fore edge, a very attractive copy of this very popular title.

 

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Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House of Seven Gables 1899: Beautiful Two Volume Set
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House of Seven Gables 1899: Beautiful Two Volume Set

The House of Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1898

Original publisher’s grey cloth 2 volume set with gilt design to front covers and spine, gilt titles, gilt to top of page edge, illustrations throughout by Maude and Genevive Cowles.

An excellent set with George Edward Cabot bookplate and date of 1895 to front pastedowns, mild bumping to a few spots to edges, a stunning set to give as a gift or to display on a shelf.

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National Velvet by Enid Bagnold First Edition in Dust Jacket
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold First Edition in Dust Jacket

Life and Love

Margaret W. Morley

Chicago: A.C. McClurg 1899.

Early printing, first published in 1895. Octavo, gray cloth with brown butterflies stamped to front cover, title to spine gilt, illustrations throughout by the author. A look at life and love in the primitive form and how it shapes the human form of love and that of the reproduction instinct in all. Morley was an educator and biologist and considered in her day an expert in agriculture and bee keeping. She resided in North Carolina. A beautiful copy with small dent to back cover near lower edge, pages toned, faint water stain and waving to lower edge of pages. A scarce title.

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Now We are Six by A.A. Milne London 1955 Vintage Edition in Purple
Now We are Six by A.A. Milne London 1955 Vintage Edition in Purple

Now We Are Six

By: A.A. Milne

Illustrated by E.H. Shepard

London: Methuen and Co. 1955.

Octavo, original purple cloth boards, title to spine gilt, gilt illustrations to front cover, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout. A nice vintage copy of this work in a fun purple binding. The perfect edition to gift. Very good copy with spine lightly rolled, bumping to corners and ends of spine, light soiling to boards, spine lightly toned, pages toned and with occasional spotting, abrasion to paper to front pastedown, else a very nice copy.

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Poems of Whittier Fine Decorative Binding with Gilt 1885
Poems of Whittier Fine Decorative Binding with Gilt 1885

The Early Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co, 1885.

Octavo, original blue cloth binding with ornate gilt design to front cover, gilt titles to spine, gilt page edges.

A very nice copy with mild bumping and rubbing to ends of spine and corners, gift inscription to front free endpaper, pages toned. Else a stunning copy.

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Roald Dahl Danny Champion of the World First Edition
Roald Dahl Danny Champion of the World First Edition

First Edition of Danny The Champion of the World

Danny The Champion of The World

Roald Dahl

New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1975

Illustrations by Jill Bennett

Octavo, original orange paper over brown cloth boards, green endpapers, in the illustrated dust jacket that has been price clipped.
A very nice copy with light soiling to covers, previous ownership signature to front endpaper, in the lightly soiled dust jacket, spine a touched sun, price sticker to rear panel, rear panel toned.

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Robert Burns Complete Poetical Works in Decorative Binding 1900
Robert Burns Complete Poetical Works in Decorative Binding 1900

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

By: Robert Burns

New York: Thomas Crowell and Co. 1900.

Octavo, original printed color illustrated boards, blue cloth spine with gilt titles and design, illustrated frontis. The perfect shabby chic cottage binding. Soft pastel coloring with English floral and cottage design covers. A very good copy with some soiling to boards, touch of fading to cloth spine, rubbing and wear along fore-edges and corners, spine ends and corners bumped, spine with slight roll, pages toned, lacking the front blank endpaper.

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Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island Vintage Edition
Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island Vintage Edition

Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island

New York: Charles Scribners. 1912.

Original green cloth binding with titles to spine gilt, top edge of pages gilt, black and white illustrations.

A very good copy, missing the blank front endpaper, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped, pages toned, else a very attractive copy.

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Robert Louis Stevenson Vintage Copy of Kidnapped
Robert Louis Stevenson Vintage Copy of Kidnapped

Stevenson, Robert Louis. Kidnapped. Philadelphia: David mcKay. Circa 1930.

Charming vintage edition of this classic adventure novel. Original binding with Gilt titles to spine, pictorial image to front cover, illustrated endpapers, color illustrations throughout.

Very good copy with just a touch of wear to corners with some mild bumping at corners, contemporary gift inscription to endpaper. A nice copy to present as a gift or to display.

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Robert Louis Stevenson Vintage Copy of Kidnapped Gilt Binding
Robert Louis Stevenson Vintage Copy of Kidnapped Gilt Binding

Stevenson, Robert Louis. Kidnapped. Chicago: E.A. Weeks Co. Circa 1890

Charming vintage edition of this classic adventure novel. Original binding with Gilt titles to spine and front cover, leaf design embossed to front cover.

Very good copy with just a touch of wear to corners with some mild bumping at corners, slight roll to spine, pages toned, tiny smudge of residue to front cover, contemporary inscription in pencil to endpaper. A nice copy to present as a gift or to display.

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Social Customs by Florence Howe Hall 1887 Etiquette Guide
Social Customs by Florence Howe Hall 1887 Etiquette Guide

Social Customs

by Florence Howe Hall

Boston: Estes and Lauriat. 1887

Comprehensive etiquette guide from table manners to voice.

Octavo, original illustrated green cloth boards, floral design endpapers, gilt top edge. A very nice copy with light soiling to covers, gilt titles at spine a bit dull, corners and ends of spine bumped and rubbed, pages toned and with occasional foxing

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Tennyson’s Poetical Works circa 1885-1900 Lavender Gilt Decorative Binding
Tennyson’s Poetical Works circa 1885-1900 Lavender Gilt Decorative Binding

The Complete Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson

New York: Hurst and Co. No date but circa 1885-1900

A beautiful binding in purple with. Armstrong like cover design of Irises and gilt leaves, gilt titles to spine and cover.

A good copy with gift inscription to front endpaper, hinges cracked and with webbing showing, spine shaken, title page partially torn rubbing and bumping to corners and ends of spine, staining to rear cover, pages toned and with foxing, soiling to cloth.

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The Basketry Book by Mary Miles Blanchard 1925 Vintage Copy
The Basketry Book by Mary Miles Blanchard 1925 Vintage Copy

The Basketry Book

Twelve Lessons In Reed Weaving

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1925

Illustrated throughout
Originally published in 1914

A great title on handmade baskets

very good with just a touch of soiling to boards, pages toned and with occasional foxing.

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The Book of Common Prayer 1849 Leather Binding
The Book of Common Prayer 1849 Leather Binding

The Book Of Common Prayer
and the Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church.

According to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David.

New York: D. Appleton and Co. 1849

A very attractive copy in original leather binding, blind embossing decoration to covers, 5 raised bands to spine, gilt title to spine, gilt to page edges, marbled endpapers. Binding shows wear and light rubbing to leather at corners and spine, light bowing to boards, light self wear, pages toned and with foxing and with some faint staining along top edge, gift inscription to verso of endpaper.

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