London: Payne, Rivington, Davis, Longman, et al. 1780. Engraved frontispiece. 8 volumes, small 8vo, full calf, gilt-decorated spines, black leather spine labels. London: Payne, Rivington, Davis, Longman, et al. No date, circa 1780. Very good.
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London: Bathurst, 1775. Pictorially engraved title page. 8 volumes, 8vo, all page edges green, full contemporary calf, decoratively gilt spine, black & red leather spine labels (tips worn, joints repaired; still a very good set). London: Bathurst, 1775.
London: Tonson, 1741. 4 vols., 4to, full contemporary calf, spines gilt, with leather labels & raised bands; lightly rubbed. London: Tonson, 1741. VEry good. Solid, clean copy of the the Third Edition, with engraved frontispiece portrait in the first volume.
London: Tonson, 1721. 4 volumes. Beautiful copper engraved frontispiece portrait and a few other plates in first volume; smaller vignettes and decorative headpieces throughout. Thick 4to, full contemporary calf, ornately gilt spines with red leather labels (rubbed). London: Jacob Tonson, 1721. Very good (+).
Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1910. 35 volumes, wide 8vo, 3/4 tan crushed morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, decoratively gilt spines with raised bands. Illustrated with original etchings in two states, color facsimile in each volume, tissue guards. Philadelphia: Privately printed by George Barrie & Son. Very Good. Large paper edition. One of only 250 numbered sets printed on Japan Vellum.
London: Routledge, 1910. 16 volumes. Illustrated. 8vo, 3/4 brown polished calf, lightly rubbed, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, decoratively gilt spines. London: Routledge, n.d. ca. 1900. Very good (+).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1897. Frontispiece portrait. 8 volumes, slim 8vo, 3/4 red morocco, ornately gilt spines, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press, (1897). Very good (+). Small inscription on front fly-leaf.
Pisa: Niccolo Capurro, 1821. Fine engraved portrait by Bettelini. 18 vols. 16mo, contemporary 1/2 calf, marbled boards & edges. Pisa: Niccolo Capurro, 1821. The most celebrated Italian poet of his age, Alfieri developed the arts of 18th century poetry beyond the limits of any of his predecessors. Brunet I, 176.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. 10 volumes. 8vo, beautifully bound in full contemporary dark brown diced calf; gilt-stamped spines with black and red leather labels; marbled endpapers and page edges. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. Fifth edition. A near fine set in a lovely binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835. 10 volumes. Large 8vo, full contemporary light brown diced calf; gilt and blind-stamped spines with raised bands & tan leather labels, (lightly sunned). Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835-1842. First and second edition mixed set, uniformly bound. A near fine set in a handsome binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52. The set consists of second editions of volumes I....
Philadelphia: Berrie, 1915. 5 volumes. Many black & white illustrations and some folding color maps. Very thick tall 8vos, blue cloth (bindings are shaken and spines are quite rubbed; small tear on cover of volume 3, which also has some dampstain on pages). Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1915-1921. A good usable copy. Vol. I: Causes of and Motives for. Vol. II: The Mobilization of the Moral and Physical Forces. Vol. III: The Original German Plan and Its Culmination. Vol. IV: The...
New York: Doran, 1926. 2 vols. green cloth, dust wrappers (wrappers dust soiled, edgeworn and large closed tear on front panel of volume 1 wrapper). N.Y., 1926. Limited First Edition. One of 250 copies, autographed by the author and especially prepared for the Edgar Allan Poe Shrine, Richmond, Virginia. With the first issue point pertaining to the wineglass in the Longfellow plate. A fine set in very good(-) dust wrappers. Laid in is an A.L.S from bookseller John S. Van...
Paris: Chronique du Turf, 1876. 66 volumes, various sizes, beautifully bound in 3/4 bright red morocco with ornate gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, top edge gilt. Paris: Chronique du Turf, 1876-1937. Printed on thin wood pulp paper, so the pages are slightly yellowed (otherwise a fine set).
London: Owen davis, 1790. 3 volumes. Volume I: The Peerage of England. Volume II: The Peerage of Scotland. Volume III: the Peerage of Ireland. 91 pages of copper engravings of heraldic plates. Tall 8vo, previous owners bookplate. recased in decoratively gilt tan leather with green and brown spine labels. London: Owen, Davis & Debrett, 1790. Very good (+).
10 volumes, full tree calf, red leather labels, heavily gilt spines, floral gilt borders, (top edge of spine on volume 5 carefully repaired). Paris: Janet et Cotelle, 1817. Nouvelle Edition.
Paris: Eugene Fasquelle. Translated by J.C. Mardrus. Illustrated by facsimile color miniatures and each page with the decorative borders which adorn the original manuscripts in the Persian and Hindu editions. 8 volumes. Small folios [13 x 10 inches], very handsomely bound in contemporary 1/2 royal blue calf with crimson spine labels and an ornate gilt designs including the Turkish moon and star and flowers; marbled boards, top edges gilt. Paris: Eugene Fasquelle, (no date, circa 1920). Bindings lightly rubbed, internally...
Berlin: Haude et Spener, 1765. Frontispiece copper plate portrait in first volume. 14 volumes, 12mo, full mottled calf, marbled edges, gilt spine, leather spine labels (rubbed), small library stamp on title pages. Berlin: Haude et Spener, 1765. Very good.
The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 1741. 6 volumes, 12mo, original 3/4 calf, leather spine labels, well rubbed. (34) 374pp;(16) 392pp; (10) 395pp;(8) 344pp; (2) 350pp; (2) 244pp. and Table des Matieres(90). This work was blacklisted in 1742. The author discusses some topics of Jewish Letters especially regarding religion, superstition and various forms of belief; there are many critical considerations on the Jesuits, Freemasonry, Kabbalah, the Templars, Alchemists, etc. The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 1741. Very good. Caillet 1605 Bibliotheca Esoterica 985.
London: Harrison & Sons, 1945. New Series, 1945-1966. 21 volumes (XLVI-LXVI). Thin 8vos, blue cloth with gilt-lettered spines (lightly used copies with a neatly inked signature on each endpaper; one volume with rubbed and dulled spine). London: Harrison & Sons, 1946-1966. A very good(+) run of the proceedings of this scholarly society.
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1978. 4 volumes. Tall 8vo full burgundy morocco, elaborately gilt spines and covers, all edges gilt (volume IV is bound in a slightly different shade of leather and there is also some fading along spine). Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1978. Near Fine.
London: Macmillan, 1903. 15 volumes, rubricated titles. Tall 8vo, full maroon morocco, ornately gilt spine (tops of spines lightly rubbed), blind-stamped and gilt-ruled borders on covers, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt. London: Macmillan, 1903. Limited Edition. Very good(+). One of 775 copies. Previous owners bookplate.
London: Oxford University Press, 1965. 5 volumes. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions. With Noted Indexes and (black and white) Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. Small 8vos, handsomely rebound by Sangorsky and Sutcliffe in 3/4 green crushed morocco over green cloth, marbled endpapers and top edges gilt, gilt stamped spines (spines slightly toned). London: Oxford University Press, (1965). A fine set.
London: John Adamson, 1784. 36 volumes. 12mo, attractively bound in 3/4 tan calf, with green and tan leather spine labels, speckled boards. London: John Adamson, 1784. A lovely set in very good(+) condition. Anonymous. By Louis Petit de Bachaumont; continued by M.F. Pidansat de Mairobert and others. -- Barbier 3-253; Cioranescu (XVIII) 8979.
London: Rivington, 1826. 10 vols., 8vo, 3/4 polished tan calf, top edges gilt,ornately gilt-decorated spine, maroon and green leather spine labels. London: Rivington, 1826. Very Good (+).
Philadelphia: Barrie, 1895. Over 350 fine full page etchings by various artists, each with tissue guards. 52 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, decoratively gilt spines, t.e.g. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1896- 1900. One of 1000 numbered copies. Near fine.