Boston: Little Brown, 1899. Centenary Edition. 33 volumes. Illustratrations by Jules Girardet and Maximilienne Guyon with tissue guards. Short 8vo, bound in pretty 1/2 bright red morocco over marbled boards; gilt-stamped fruit tree motif along spines and dotted raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Boston: Little Brown, 1899. Very good. A few spine ends are lightly rubbed, but overall a very nice set.
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Boston: Little Brown, 1905. Centenary Edition. 34 volumes. Illustrations by Jules Girardet and Maximilienne Guyon, with tissue guards. 8vo, bound in 1/2 deep red morocco over marbled boards; gilt-stamped fruit tree motif along spines and dotted raised bands, marbled endpapers top edge gilt. Boston: Little Brown, 1905. Very good. A few spine ends are lightly rubbed, but overall a very nice set.
London: Privately Printed, 1817. 3 volumes. Small slim 8vo, attractively bound in older 3/4 polished burgundy calf over marbled boards; gilt spines with green leather labels (lightly worn), t.e.g. London: Privately Printed for the author, 1817. First edition. A very good(+) copy of this exceedingly scarce title.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914. Frontispiece and 19 other mounted color plates, 21 in-text figures by Hugh Thomson. 235pp. Short thick 4to, original highly decorative gilt pictorial cover; neatly re-backed in similar cloth with spine title preserved; inner hinge repaired; contemporary gift inscription otherwise clean. London: Hodder & Stoughton, . First edition. A very good(-) copy. Houfe 479.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914. Frontispiece and 19 other mounted color plates, 21 in-text figures by Hugh Thomson. 235pp. Short thick 4to, original highly decorative gilt pictorial red cloth (front cover bright; spine a bit faded and rear cover spotted). London: Hodder & Stoughton, . First edition. Overall a very good copy. Houfe 479.
Barcelona: Juan Jolis, 1744. Written in Italian. translated into Castilian by Gaspar Sanz Presbytero. 8vo, 1, (17) leaves, 288 p. full flexible vellum. Barcelona: Joan Jolis, 1744. Scarce. Very good (+). Curious work, written by a Jesuit and translated by a theologian who praises the wisdom and prudence, rejects ignorance, lust or neglect, and admire the best men of letters of all time. It was translated into Latin, French, English, German and Portuguese, and now, Castilian.
1820. Autograph manuscript signed in full. Contains two stanzas (16 lines) of a poem entitled "The Old Kirk Yard," 1 page, gray paper, dry mounted on foxed, white paper, 7 x 4.5 inches. In part: "Oh mourn not for them their grief is o'er, Oh weep not for them they weep no more; For deep in their sleep, tho' cold and hard, Their pillow may be in the old Kirk yard." No place, no date, circa 1820. British author and.....
New York: Knopf, 1998. 478 pages, tall 8vo, blue cloth-backed boards with a gilt-stamped spine, dust wrapper. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First edition. Near fine. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Stephen ... With the gratitude of the Yale Review and the author's best wishes. Ann Beattie."
Edinburgh: James Ballantyne and Co., 1812. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Henry Weber. Frontispiece portraits, 14 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 green morocco, gilt-stamped spines with raised bands (previous owner's bookplate inside front cover; slight foxing; spines evenly browned). Edinburgh: James Ballantyne and Co., 1812. Very good.
Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1978. Illustrated frontispiece. 182pp. 8vo, gilt-stamped green cloth. Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1978). First edition. Cover slightly rubbed, otherwise a near fine copy. Twayne's World Authors Series: A Survey of the World's Literature, No. 477. The Netherlands. General editor: Egbert Krispyn.