THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE; by Mrs. Oliphant; New York, The Century
Co., 1894; 33 illustrations; beautifully ornate books; front and rear
boards elaborately decorated with gilt design; gilt spine; deckled edges;
top edge gilt. $95.
John Locke; Some familiar Letters Between Mr. Locke and Several of
His Friends. London, Churchill, 1708. Ex Library (U. of
Chicago), modern cloth. $350.00.
John Bunyan; Bunyan's Select Works. Glasgow, W. Collins,
1867. Full morocco with embossed boards, raised bands, gilt spine
with gilt medallions on front board, all edges gilt. Contains many
wood engravings and chromolithographs. $375.00.
M. B. Synge; A Book of Discovery Blue boards
lettered and decorated with gilt with a paper inlay of Ptolemy's map of
the World. Illustrated with color frontispiece and seven other color
plates, sixteen black & white plates and many other illustrations in
the text. Chapters include Ptolemy's maps, Medieval exploration,
Vasco Da Gama, Balboa, Polar explorations and more. London, Thomas
Nelson, no date. $65.SOLD
Edward Sparke; Primitive Devotion in the Feasts and Fasts
of the Church of England. London, Battersby.
Contemporary calf, raised bands, with engraved frontispiece and before
each feast day. 1700, 8th edition. $225.00
Shakespeare; As You Like It. A
facsimile of the First Folio Text. London, Chiswick Press, .
Signed by what appears to be the cast of the play at Stratford.
Signatures include Anthony Quayle, Michael Bates, Leon Quartermaine,
Robert Shaw and Diana Wynward - among many others. $175.
Shakespeare; The Works of Shakespeare; Imperial Edition; London,
Virtue & Co., no date; circa 1876; Gilt blue cloth, all edges gilt; 39
full page engravings; 2 title pages; folio, 2 volumes bound as 4.
Pepys; Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys; New York, 1884.
Full Morocco, internally green and externally burgundy, with gilt spines
and raised bands; top edges gilt; silk fee end papers; elaborately gilt
engraving inside all boards with Pepys' motto and insignia. Dodd, Mead
& Co., This set is number 99 of 150 copies printed on
Holland paper and signed by Theodore DeVinne. $1750
James Usher: The Principles of Christian Religion; with
a large body of divinity, methodically and familiarly handled,
London, 1678. Contemporary leather. This is the 7th edition;
first edition was 1645. It includes Immanuel, which
apparently was often omitted in the various editions, and some twenty
sermons, in addition to the principal text. Usher was Professor of
Divinity, Trinity College, 1607, and the Archbishop of Armagh,
1625. He was Chaplain to Charles I, and he was the one who
calculated the world was created in 4004 BC. Recently rebacked;
A Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the Restoration; W.
W. Greg. 4 volumes, all 1st editions. Vol. 1, 1939, vol.
2, 1951, vol. 3, 1957, vol. 4, 1959. London, The Bibliographical
Society, Wheat-colored linen backstrips.
Ben Jonson; The Works; Contemp. calf, previously re-backed, gilt
spine, red& black lps; boards w/ gilt border and central medallion of
the New Zealand General Assembly (ex-library); G. & W. Nicol, 1716;
London, 1st edition, 9 volumes. $1,250
Anonymous; The Lives of the Princes of the Illustrious House of
Orange; Contemp. calf, gilt edged boards, gilt lp and spine; 5 raised
bands, engr. frontis. plus one other; one foldout genealogical table.
Bookplate showing the crest and motto of Baron Carbery for W. Mears,
1734.; 1st edition. $400
De Cervantes; The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote;Contemp.
tree calf w/ gilt; 28 engr. plates after Hayman. Strahan, et al., London,
1782, 5th edition, 4 volumes . $485 SOLD
Pepys; Memoirs of Samuel Pepys Beautifully rebound by Larkin; TEG
Henry Colburn; London; 2nd edition; 5 vols; 1828. $1,350
Francis Bacon; Opera Omnia Cont. calf; paneled boards, raised
bands, red lp; title page w/engr.; endpapers missing; extensive notations
on the following blank pages relate to the publication of Bacon's early
works; half-title present w/ tear mended. Schonwetteri, Frankfort, 1665.
Izaak Walton; The Complete Angler Cont. calf w/ gilt -edged
boards; rebacked John Major; 1824; 2nd edition thus. $295. SOLD