London: Sam Briscoe, 1720. With Mr. Brown's Legacy for the Ladies, or Characters of the Women of the Age...Engraved frontispiece, title in red and black, woodcut decorations on chapter headings, 340pp., thick 12mo, rebound in full maroon calf, gilt-stamped raised bands; (corners a bit rubbed, ex-libris label on fly-leaf). London: Sam Briscoe, 1720. Very good (+).
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London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1897. With an introductory note by E. Dixon. xx, 290 pages, short square 8vo, very handsomely bound in older vellum-backed pink cloth; small leather label and large gilt-stamped flower on spine (light foxing on fore-edge and neatly-inked name on front endpaper; otherwise a near fine copy in a very pretty binding), uncut edges, top edge gilt. London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., (no date, circa 1897). One volume from The Canterbury Poets series, edited by William Sharp.
New York: Putnam, 1906. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn with 6 full-page sepia plates each protected with lettered tissue, and 20 text pages with large colored headpieces and decorations. Tall 8vo, the original vellum boards with handsome gilt-stamped design by Margaret Armstrong are preserved, but the book has been re-backed in plain gray cloth, a.e.g. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1906). First Edition thus. Limited Edition - number 95 of only 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. The limitation page...
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1901. Each page beautifully embellished and illustrated by Margaret Armstrong. 8vo, handsome gilt-decorated green cloth, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt, uncut edges. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1901. Front hinge neatly re-enforced and a short contemporary gift inscription on blank preliminary page, still a very good(+) copy.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Black and white frontispiece portrait, 544 pages, top edge gilt, 8vo, 3/4 vellum over pink cloth, decoratively gilt spine with red leather label. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, No date. Near fine. Including Dramatic Romances and Lyrics, Men and Women, Etc.
London: Walter Scott Publishing. With an introductory note by Frank Rinder. xxiv, 372pp. Short square 8vo, very handsomely bound in older vellum-backed red cloth; small leather label and large gilt-stamped flower on spine (light foxing on fore-edge & neatly inked name on front endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy in a very pretty binding); uncut edges, t.e.g. London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., (no date, circa 1897). One volume from The Canterbury Poets series, edited by William Sharp.
Los Angeles: Limited Editions Club, 1949. With an introduction by Edward Dowden. Illustrated with Engravings by Carl Schultheiss. 16 copper engravings, title in red and black. 2 vols. 4to, leather-backed boards; (spine ends slightly rubbed). Los Angeles: The Limited Editions Club, 1949. One of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator.
Boston: Bibliophile Society, 1907. 2 black & white illustrations and 4 facsimile pages, pictorial title page. Slim 8vo, 28 pages (some are pure vellum). Handsomely rebound in 1/2 black morocco, ornately gilt spine, marbled boards. Boston: Bibliophile Society, 1907. Fine. Limited to one of 470 unnumbered copies.
Philadelphia: Gennie & Co., 1886. Illustrated with 60 fine etchings and wood cuts, maps and facsimilies, rubricated title. 6 volumes, tall thick 8vo, green cloth, lightly rubbed, untrimmed, t.e.g. Philadelphia: Gennie & Co., 1886. Editiion de Luxe. Very Good (+). One of 1000 numbered copies. Previous owners name on fly-leaf.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. 10 volumes. Each volume has a color frontispiece which is repeated in sepia, and some additional black-and-white plates, all protected with lettered tissue. Thick 8vos, handsomely bound in publisher's 3/4 blue morocco with gilt-stamped thistle decorations on the spine panels; uncut edges, top edges gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926-1927. Limited edition; number 159 of 750 Large Paper copies. Several volumes have minor damp-stains that are barely visible on top edges of some pages. Still a very good set.