Decorative Binding of John G. Whittier
By: John G Whittier
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. Circa 1880
Octavo, original green cloth boards with ornate design in black gold gilt to cover and spine, page edges gilt, pages with red outline border. A beautiful decorative binding with just a touch of wear to ends of spine, corners rubbed and bumped, mild soiling to covers, scratch to rear cover, pages toned.
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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.
Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre Vintage Edition
Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Chicago: Rand McNally. Circa 1920.
A charming vintage edition of this timeless story.
Very Good condition with corners just a touched rubbed, spine ends with light wear, white to title letter rubbed off at spine, pages lightly toned. A very attractive copy will make a perfect edition to present as a gift.
First Edition Strawberry Growing 1917 By S.W. Fletcher Illustrated
By: S.W. Fletcher
New York: Macmillian Co. 1917.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth boards, titles cover in black, spine titles in gilt, red border to front cover, illustrated with black and white plates. Part of the Rural Science Series. Everything anyone needs to know on growing strawberries from growing to picking and packaging them for sale. A very good copy with corners and ends of spine rubbed and bumped, light soiling to boards, small discoloration spot to mid front board, pages toned, ownership signature to front pastedown.
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.
Decorative Binding Uncle Tom’s Cabin illustrated 1878
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Boston: Osgood and Co. 1878
Octavo, green cloth boards, gilt design to cover and spine, illustrations throughout in black and white, pages with red boarder, gilt to page edges. A beautiful decorative copy of Stowe’s masterpiece, light rubbing to corners, cloth at spine ends worn and frayed, light soiling to covers, pages toned, with occasional spotting, first 3 pages loose from page block but present, ownership signature to front endpaper, otherwise a beautiful copy.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Victorian Binding
By: Charles Dickens
New York: The American News Company. Circa 1895-1910
Octavo, original red cloth boards, ornate embossing floral design to cover and spine, gilt title block to spine. A very charming edition of this classic Dickens story, pages heavily toned, spine lightly rolled, corners and end of spine bumped, front hinge cracked and showing webbing, ownership signature to front endpaper, else a very nice copy.
1811 printing of The Psalms Of David Together with Hymns and Spiritual Songs
The Psalms of David
Imitated in the Language of the New Testament; Together with Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Three Books.
By: I. Watts D.D.
Dedham, MA: H Mann printer. 1811
Octavo, original calf binding.
A nice copy overall, binding with significant surface wear but expected due to age and use ( adds great character for those wanting a book to display in a Primitive Farmhouse setting) covers with scratches and rear cover features child stick figure folk art, rubbing to spine and corners, lacking front blank endpaper as well as page 3 and 5 (Part of introduction), pencil and ink doodles to paste downs, pages toned and with faint staining as well as spotting.
House of Seven Gables 1883 Nathaniel Hawthorne Signed by Artist Philip Morseberger
The House of Seven Gables
By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Edinburgh: William Paterson. 1883
Octavo, original blue cloth boards, titles to spine gilt, brown endpapers, from the library of artist Philip B Morseberger with his signature to front pastedown. A good vintage copy of this enduring New England tale, with spine rolled, wear and bumping to ends of spine and corners, light soiling to boards, slash to cloth mid spine that is a couple of inches, pages toned with occasional spotting, paper abrasion to front pastedown with Philip Morseberger signature on top. Morseberger was a highly regarded painter and professor based in Augusta, GA with his work featured in many galleries and museums across the country.