Vintage Edition of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo 1900
By: Victor Hugo
Philadelphia: The International Press. No date but circa 1900
2 volumes, original red cloth with gilt titles to spine. A very good set with toning and mild spotting to pages, corners and edges lightly rubbed and worn, previous ownership information to front pastedowns. A great set to give as a gift or use for display.
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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.
Dennison’s How to Decorate Halls, Booths and Automobiles 1923
How to Decorate Halls, Booths and Automobiles.
Framingham, MA: Dennison Manufacturing. 1923
Octavo, original printed wraps, side stapled, 36 pages.
A fun Art Deco guide book on how to decorate for parades and fairs……
Very good copy with wear along spine, light soiling to rear cover and small chip to rear fore-edge.
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.
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.
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.
Abe Lincoln’s Stories and Speeches 1897 Illustrated Decorative Binding
Abe Lincoln’s Stories and Speeches
Edited by J.B. McClure.
Chicago: Rhodes and McClure Publishing Co. 1897.
Octavo, original emerald green cloth boards, gilt titles and design to spine and front cover, pattern endpapers/ A very attractive copy perfect to display or add to your collection shelf. Corners and ends of spine cloth lightly rubbed and bumped, small stain to rear cover, bottom edge with small area of rubbing and fraying to cloth, pages toned, ownership inscription to front blank in pencil, personal library embossed stamp to front blank and endpaper, else an excellent copy.
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.
Diseases of the Horse 1874 in Beautiful Binding
Diseases of the Horse and How To Treat Them: A Concise Manual of Special Pathology.
For the use of Horsemen, Farmers, Stock-Raisers, and Students in Agricultural Colleges in the United States,
By: Robert Chawner
Philadelphia: Porter and Coates 1874.
Octavo, original red cloth boards, embossed border and horse head to front board, gilt titles to spine, illustrated frontis, 188 pages. A very beautiful copy with just a hint of toning to pages and a tiny bit of bumping and rubbing to corners and ends of spine. An excellent copy.