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London: John Harris, 1830

12mos, publisher's printed brown stiff wraps, 17 + 18 pages. Good condition; covers darkend w/ minor soil & edgewear, minor soil & foxing to pages; Vol. I covers more heavily worn, corners crushed, spine re-sewn, title page has a crude repair; Vol. II has a tannish stain affecting the majority... more

Price: $650.00

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1941

1st edition, 8vo. Black cloth with silver titles, 471 pages.This book is in very good shape overall; the binding has a slight bit of fading along top edges of boards & a little freckling down the spine joints, top edge of text block a little dusty, & the hinges have... more

Price: $2,500.00

New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1905

1st edition, 1st printing, Red cloth, 294 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; covers have minor soil, 2 scratches w/ soil on front board, light wear at spine tips & corners, hinges cracked & reglued, otherwise very nice, clean & tight. 1st state,"Chestnutt" on front cover &... more

Price: $199.95

New York: Covici Friede, 1938

Small quarto, tan cloth, unpaginated. Very good; covers lightly tanned w/ a light smudge or two, light shelf cock, foxed at front spine joints, hinge gutters tanned, former owner's name, hinge between the 8th and 9th leaf has opened (causing a crease in one page & tear to page opposite)... more

Price: $600.00

Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1913

1st edition, Light green cloth stamped in green, red & yellow, (341) pages, ads + synopsis, full color illustrated endpapers. Good overall; covers edgeworn, spine heavily rubbed (titles gone) and frayed at ends, corners crushed, binding cloth lightly soiled, front cover illustration faded & rubbed, light tide marks at top... more

Price: $250.00

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1928

Orange cloth with illustrated front cover onlay, 209 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; spine sun-faded, binding very lightly soiled, 2 tiny scratches on front onlay, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding, color plates bright. Limited edition. No. 222 of 525 copies. Signed... more

Price: $500.00

Philadelphia: B. Davies and T. Stephens, 1795

1st U.S. edition, Small 8vo. Full period leather. xxxvi, 377 pp. Tight, covers Good; scuffing to boards, spine well rubbed, title label gone, chipping at head of spine, corners bumped, endpapers tanned w/ former owner's names & a few tiny punctures, some light to moderate foxing, one leaf a little... more

Price: $650.00

Charleston, SC: John Hoff, 1810

Full brown leather, 426 + 443 pages. Bindings a little rubbed w/ small wear, spine ends a little worn, corners lightly bumed, small blank spine labels near heads, former owner's name stamps w/ remnants of bookplates on front pastedowns, top edges of both free endpapers trimmed, pages tanned w/ scattered... more

Price: $1,500.00

Cleveland: A J Watt, 1909

1st edition, Blue cloth, 623 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; rear board has tiny white flecks of paint, spine a little dulled, small former owner name on front free endpaper, tiny bump & tiny spot of white paint on front board, but still a very nice... more

Price: $500.00

Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 1988

Quarto, green cloth spine w/ green cloth-covered boards.197 pages. This book is in excellent shape; spine tips & corners lightly bumped, indentation to fore edge near top of front board, boards very lightly bowed, small spot of soil to rear board, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong... more

Price: $275.00

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943

1st ed., so stated on verso of title-page being the true first edition 8vo. Red cloth with gilt titles, 754 pages. The gilt is dulled but still very readable, edges and tips of boards are bumped & rubbed, the cloth on the tiny point of the bottom front cover tip... more

Price: $2,500.00

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1969

Reprint. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt spine title. 348 pp, map, folding chart, 143 illustrations. This book is in excellent shape; tiny name on endpaper, but otherwise clean and sharp all around. Unclipped Dust Jacket spine very lightly sunned, light wear at head of spine, but is still bright, now... more

Price: $200.00

London: Charles J. Skeet, 1860

1st edition, 8vo. Wide quarter red leather and marbled boards with title, author and volume number in gilt on spine, later 19th century. xxiii, 301, vi, 319 pp, 4 pp of publisher's ads, engraved frontis and illustrated title-page in each volume. Very tight, light wear along edges of boards, corners... more

Price: $1,000.00

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