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Eventyr af H.C. Andersen (H. C. Andersen's Eventyr.) 2 Volume Set, Large Illustrated Leather Edition, 1900.

By Andersen, H. C. & Georg Brandes

Copenhagen: Ernst Bojesen Det Nordiske Forlag, 1900. Verdensudgave illustreret (Litho Illustrations by )af Hans Tegner med en karakteristik af H.C. Andersen som eventyrforfatter af (Life and History by) Georg Brandes. Two volumes, 262/288 pp with hundreds of illustrations. Folio (12.5" tall), original 3/4 morocco gilt and tooled (stamped tooling on leather) over green cloth, spines likewise tooled with gilt titled leather labels, internally marbled boards and edges, with matching marbled endpapers. The bindings are near fine condition with minor corner scuffing, contents and illustrations are all Fine, a lovely set. NOTE: S&H will certainly need to be adjusted due to the size and weight of this very large set. . Illus. by Hans Tegner. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$450.00

Winter: From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau. Volume VIII of the Writings of HDT, 'Riverside Edition', 1887.

By Thoreau, Henry David

Near Fine but for an unfortunate accident when the first reader (presumed) opened the book and did not realize the first few pages (vii, viii, 1, 2) were as-of-yet uncut and were subsequently torn. It happened again to pps 31, 32, 33, 34. Oddly enough, pps 3, 4, 5, 6 remain to-this-day, uncut along the foredge. It is in such nice condition otherwise it is safe-to-say that the volume was read only a few times, perhaps just once. Small bookshop sticker to the gutter of the rear cover from the Holliday bookshop in NYC on 47th st. We also have a companion volume (Summer) from the same set and bookshop. Interesting reading from this great NE author. .

$25.00

Summer: From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau. Volume VIII of the Writings of HDT, 'Riverside Edition', 1884. Town of Concord Map, 1852.

By Thoreau, Henry David

1884 Near Fine but for an odd bit of creasing on pps 63/4 along with light (droplets) staining to pages in the same area, a few dog-ears also noted, Small bookshop sticker to the gutter of the rear cover from the Holliday bookshop in NYC on 47th st. We also have a companion volume (Winter) from the same set and bookshop. Interesting reading from this great NE author. Semi-glossy Town of Concord Map, 1852 as frontispiece, 2-page and lightly foxed..

$28.00

At the Mountains of Madness and Other Novels. HC/DJ 1964
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At the Mountains of Madness and Other Novels. HC/DJ 1964

By H. P. Lovecraft

Arkham House Publishers Inc., 1964 Arkham House Publishers Inc., 1985 (1964). Hard Cover. Corrected Fifth Printing stated. Very nice condition, extra clean book. DJ has very minor wear, tiny spot near bottom of spine, unclipped, archival wrapped for preservation. .

$45.00

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays . First Printing, Hardcover, 1900.

By TWAIN, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens).

1900 Harper & Brothers, New York and London, 1900. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. First edition. 398 pp., 8vo. Cloth hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first state with "page 2" on illustrated page after page 2. Gilt-stamped red cloth. Clemens' portrait frontispiece. The main story being a satirical replay of the Garden of Eden story. Also containing Twain's: About Play-Acting. At the Appetite-Cure, Travelling With A Reformer, My Boyhood Dreams & more. Slight soiling & shelfwear to boards. A good 1st edition reading example from a rural northern NH library with their bookplate and pocket, spine sunned and cocked, nice place keeper. . First.

$25.00

The Air Pilot - 1913 First Edition

By Parrish, Randall

Mcclurg, 1913 A nice example with little wear, great color illustrations and front cover ppo. . First. Illus. by Underwood, Clarence.

$18.00

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. FINE LEATHER EXAMPLE. 1994 Easton Press

By Twain, Mark

Easton Press Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1994. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall..

$65.00

Gone with the Wind. 1936 First Edition.

By Mitchell, Margaret

First published in May, 1936, this is the December, 1936 printing. Good and complete with owner name inside and spine end chipping. Original gray hardcover cloth bds. .

$35.00

Cooper's Works: 23 Volume Set of James Fenimore Cooper's Novels [Illustrated From Drawings by F.O.C. Darley] 1864-1867 (1859-1860)

By Cooper, James Fenimore

23 volumes, all copyrighted by W. A. Townsend and Company 1859/60, formerly Stringer & Townsend. Original green cloth lettered & with publishers device in gilt on spines. This partial set was part of a very early acquisition of the Franconie Free Library during the late 1800's, and tranferred to the new location in 1914 where all approximately 4000 books were given numbers. The book numbers on the library plates in the rear of each volume bear numbers 124-152. They had remained in the attic storage till a recent sale for, at least, the past 50 years, likely much longer. Attractive library bookplate (Old Man of the Mountains) adorns each book front cover verso, small light white 'c' on spines, and the aforementioned card pocket & original library book plate in the rear. All-in-all an attractive set taking up about 30" of shelf space. Extra shipp will likely apply, please inquire directly if concerned. Thanks, Mat Glover in Lincoln, NH. .

$275.00

Sentimental Tommy - First Hardcover Edition, 1896.

By Barrie, J.M.

Scribners, 1896 Margaret Armstrong illustrated front cover, A lovely fine example, unmarked. . First. Hard Cover.

$28.00

Tommy and Grizel - First Edition, 1900.

By Barrie

Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1900. First edition. Brown cloth, cover with attractive leaf and berry design in green and red, gilt and black device, by Margaret Armstrong. Gilt lettering on cover and spine. Eleven full-page black and white illustrations by Bernard Partridge. Rear corner slightly bumped, small's' on spine with lib. stamps and bookplates inside covers, else near fine. Gullans & Espey, #19.. First American Edition.

$65.00

In the TideWay - First US Edition, 1897.

By Steel, Flora Annie

1897 Macmillan, NY, 1897. First American Ed. 8vo, pp. 155 + adv. Bound in light blue cloth stamped in blue and gilt. A very nice example. The lovely binding was designed by George W. Edwards. Small 's' on spine and lib. bookplate in rear, else near fine. . First.

$45.00

Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

By Frederick Forsyth

Easton Press Fine with bookplate from EP on the front end paper, not personalized or written on. . Fine.

$40.00

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Folio Society Set of 8 Volumes in 2 Slipcases.

By Edward Gibbon

near fine set. Expect extra SH due to weight/size. .

$65.00

Sights and Insights - First Editon, Volume II, 1876.

By Whitney, A

1876 Boston: Osgood and Co., 1876. Vol. II of the Two volume set. Dark brown cloth, ruled in blind, lettered & decorated in gilt. pp 345-677. A very clean example with only minor wear, spine sunned. Signed in quill or fountain pen on the second blank, "Beth from Emily April, 7th, 1876." Included is an original lending library slip with the lendee's name in pencil, appears TOC or before, a nice bit of library ephemera. .

$18.00

James Joyce

By Svevo, Italo

City Lights , 1950 City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA, 1950. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Page Numbers: N/A. A very well preserved example of this limited edition, stated 1/1500 for distribution in the USA. . Photo Illustrated Stiff Wraps. Near Fine. 24mo - 6" x 4.5". Bagged for Posterity.

$45.00

Square Pegs - First Hardcover Edition, 1899.

By Whitney, Mrs A. D. T.

1899 Original edition printed 1899. Green cloth, gilt titles, 507 pages. . Near Fine.

$15.00

The Lady of Aroostook - First Canadian Edition, 1879, 1880, Hardcover.

By Howells, W. D.

Belfords Toronto: Belfords, Clarke & Co., nd. Hardcover. First Canadian edition. 8vo., orig. green cloth, nice gilt illustration of ship in harbour and another a bit smaller, gilt titles on spine and FC along with publishers device on the spine, 324pp. Cloth rubbed with some edge wear, very good. A library example with no markings on the outside, pocket and lib. bookplate inside FC. Original edition with brown end papers, first owned dated it Aug. 1880. Quite attractive on the shelf. . Bagged for Posterity & Preserv.

$110.00

Lectures to Young Men on Various Important Subjects . Hardcover Printing, 1846

By Henry Ward Beecher.

Publisher: John P. Jewett, Boston/ New York, 1846 Used - Good. Publisher's '1846' date on title page. Bound in publisher's original green cloth covers. 251 numbered pages. Very Good condition. . VG.

$28.00

Music in the Hills - First Printing in Dist Wrapper

By STEVENSON, D. E.

1950 Rinehart & Company, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First Edition. First Printing (Rinehart uses R in a circle symbol of copyright page which is present here) Book is Very Good with the dust wrapper a dismal fair to good with part of spine missing and quite edge chipped, however.... Price of $2.75 is present. A nice reading example that won't break the bank!. Hard Cover. Archival Wrapped DJ.

$18.00

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