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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1890 Decorative Binding of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
By: Charles Dickens
Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry and Co. 1890
Illustrated by J. Mahoney
Octavo, original green cloth, embossed design to front cover and spine, title block gilt at spine, decorative endpapers, illustrations throughout. A very nice decorative copy of this classic tale with just a touch of rubbing to corners and ends of spine, pages toned with occasional foxing, spine cloth a touch sunned, ownership signature to front endpaper, clipping pasted down to front pastedown, 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.
Beekeeping By Everett Franklin Phillips Vintage Copy Revised Edition 1949
By: Everett Franklin Phillips
New York: Macmillian Co. 1949 Revised Edition
A wonderful vintage edition that has been revised and expanded from the original 1915 printing.
In very good condition with light soiling to covers, gilt titles to spine dull, pages toned. Else a very nice copy.
Flowers by J.E. Taylor 1878 Decorative Binding with Color Plates
Flowers. Their Origin, Shapes, Perfumes, and Colours.
By J.E. Taylor
First edition, octavo, original green cloth decorative boards with gilt titles and design, brown endpapers, 32 coloured figures and numerous woodcuts. A very attractive copy with foxing and toning to pages, spine slightly rolled, corners and ends of spine a touch rubbed and bumped, rear cover with just a hint of soiling, else a really lovely and bright copy.
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House of Seven Gables 1899: Beautiful Two Volume Set
The House of Seven Gables
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.
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.
Andrew Lang First Edition True Story Book 1893
First Edition of Andrew Lang’s True Story Book, in the style of his beloved Fairy Books.
The True Story Book
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1893
Octavo, original publisher’s blue cloth binding with gilt pictorial design, gilt to page edges, gilt titles to spine, black endpapers.
A very good copy with spine slightly rolled, rubbing ad bumping to corners and spine ends, some fraying to top spine end, soiling to rear cover, middle page signature cracked making page block a little shaken but still attached to binding.
Santa Claus Toy Shop Antique Book Printed on Linen Circa 1880
Octavo, original color lithograph linen wraps, stitched spine, circa 1880-1900. A wonderful soft linen Christmas book.Great full-page lithograph prints and black and white illustrations. The bottom right corner else an excellent and bright copy. A wonderful Toy Book example.