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London: Ackermann, 1817. 24 colored aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson. Tall slim 8vo, full black morocco bound by Riviere. Ornately gilt spine tooled with floral ornaments, gilt covers and inner dentelles, all edges gilt, burgundy endpapers. Complete with the Introduction leaf, the Advertisement leaf, and the two Memoir leaves. Slight offsetting from frontispiece onto the title page. London: R. Ackermann, 1817. The First Rowlandson Edition with hand-colored aquatints by the artist. Near Fine. Tooley, 436.
London: Bradbury, Agnew. Illustrated by John Leech, Browne and Maud in black & white, with hand-colored plates. 6 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 crimson polished calf, gilt spines with images of foxes, hounds and horses, top edges gilt. London,: Bradbury, Agnes, ca, 1890, Reprinted for Subscribers. Comprising Handley Cross, Hawbuck Grange, Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Ask Mamma, Plain or Ringlets, and Mr Romfords Hounds.
London: Macrone, 1836. With illustrations by George Cruikshank. 3 vols. 8vo, full dark green morocco, gilt spines, gilt tops by Zaehnsdorf. London: Macrone, 1836-1837. Second edition of the first two volumes, with an additional preface dated August, 1836. The Second series, complete in one volume, dated 1837 on the title page & 1836 on the pictorial title, is a first edition, with pages 25, 32 & 62 mis-numbered. Nice set of Dickens' first published work.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854. Engraved vignette title pages and 46 engraved plates by Richard Doyle. 2 volumes, full burgundy morocco, gilt spines & dentelles, large gilt cornerpieces on covers, patterned silk endpapers, top edges gilt. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854 - 1855. First Edition. Near Fine.
London: Cassell, 1956. 4 volumes. Illustrated with maps and genealogical tables. Thick 8vos, beautifully rebound in 3/4 crimson morocco; spine panels with gilt-stamped lion emblems, raised bands. London: Cassell, (1956-1958). First Edition. Fine. A fine set of Churchill's classic history. I: The Birth of Britain. II: Renaissance and Reformation. III: The Age of Revolution. IV: The Great Democracies.
Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. Small 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, spine elaborately gilt, top edge gilt, original cloth bound in. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. First Edition. Laid in is a small mailing envelope, postmarked Cambridge, Mass, addressed in Longfellow's hand. The book presents as fine, but has chipped upper corners on 4 pages and two words written on the title page by an early owner.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. A Novel Without a Hero. With illustrations on steel and wood by the Author. Thick 8vo. 3/4 red crushed morocco, gilt spine & all edges gilt. London: Bradbury & Evans. 1848. First Edition. With the first issue readings on pp 336 & 453, and rustic lettering on p.1. A fine, clean copy.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1879. Frontispiece and some other illustrations throughout each volume. 12 volumes. 8vos, handsomely bound in contemporary 3/4 brown morocco with highly decorative gilt spines, marbled boards, marbled page edges. Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, (1879). A near fine set in handsome bindings. Contains: The Scarlet Letter & The Blithedale Romance; The House of Seven Gables & Snow Image; Tanglewood Tales & Dolliver Romance; The Marble Faun; Mosses from an Old Manse; Twice-Told Tales; A Wonder Book for...