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The Poetical Works of Wordsworth with Introduction and Notes

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Seller ID: 004365

Condition: Very Good


779pp. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Bound in blue quarter leather with five faux raised bands, six gilt stamped compartments, and a red leather spine label. Edited by Thomas Huchinson. Revised by Ernest de Selincourt. The blue cloth is spotted. Housed in the original slipcase which is rubbed at the joints and is starting to split at one joint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Iliad of Homer Translated By Alexander Pope

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.:

Seller ID: 009141

Condition: Very Good


xxivpp. + 452pp. + epilogue + 1pp. ad. Original red decorative cloth stamped in black and gilt. Illustrated. Notes by Theodore Alois Buckley. Some faint ink staining to the cloth. Corners rubbed through at the tips. Front hinge cracked. Ownership inscriptions on the front free endpaper and front pastedown. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Three Gothic Novels: Walpole's The Castle of Otranto, Beckford's Vathek and Shelley's Frankenstein

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1973

Seller ID: 014812

Condition: Very Good


505pp. + 5pp. ads. Ownership inscription on the first prelim. Wraps creased. Text browned. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Prometheus Bound, The Suppliants, Seven Against Thebes, The Persians

By: Aeschylus

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books:

Edition: Twenty-Third Printing.

Seller ID: 012516

Condition: Very Good


160pp. Ink stamps on the first and last pages. Some creasing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides

By: Aeschylus

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Eighth Printing.

Seller ID: 012518

Condition: Very Good


335pp. Translated by Robert Fagles. Some staining to the front wrap. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" Tall View more info

C. Crispi Sallustii De Catilinae Conjuratione Belloque Jugurthino Historiae

By: Anthon, Carolus

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray & Co.: 1833

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 003808

Condition: Good


386pp. Full calf. Lacking the leather spine label. Latin with English notes. An erudite work from that scholar of the classics, Charles Anthon. The first edition of this translation was printed in 1829, one year before Martin Harris visited Anthon in NYC with the so-called Anthon manuscript containing characters ("caractors") from the golden plates supposedly discovered by Joseph Smith Jr. which provided the source material for the Book of Mormon. Harris claimed ... View more info

The First Three Books of Homer's Iliad, According to the Ordinary Text and Also with the Restoration of the Digamma, to Which Are Appended English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, A Metrical Index and Homeric Glossary

By: Anthon, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1845

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006771

Condition: Very Good


599pp. Frontispiece of Homer. Bound in full calfskin, red leather spine label stamped in gilt lettering, all edges marbled. Uncommon in an early edition (copyright page is 1844). Ownership inscription of Edwin E. Bronk of Coxsackie, NY on the front free endpaper. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. The leather is darkened at the bottom corner of the front board. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.50

Publisher: London, Collins Classics: 2013

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007622

Condition: Near Fine


498pp. Back cover lightly creased at one corner. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Oroonoko and Other Writings

By: Behn, Aphra

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007659

Condition: Near Fine


289pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio (Unexpurgated), Volume II Only

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Navarre Society Limited:

Seller ID: 009802

Condition: Very Good


404pp. Illustrated by Louis Chalon. Translated by J.M. Rigg. Original red cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt. The jacket is browned and chipped at the head of the spine. Two strips of tape adhere the mylar sheet to the verso of the jacket and the ghosts are evident on the recto. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Blue Ribbon Books: 1931

Seller ID: 010741

Condition: Very Good


528pp. + 2pp. ads. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Printed in double columns. Some spotting to the front board. Corners bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.p., The Limited Editions Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 010739

Condition: Near Fine


327pp. Original red quarter leather and marbled paper with four semi-raised bands and the lettering stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Limited to 2,000 numbered copies, this being #178. Small scuff mark near the head of the front joint. Housed in the original slipcase which has a paper label on the spine and is in Fine condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007753

Condition: Very Good


315pp. + 1pp. ad. Ownership blindstamped seal on the first prelim. Spine creased. A clean copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: Sixteenth Impression.

Seller ID: 012810

Condition: Very Good


370pp. + 4pp. ads. Wraps creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Sonnets from the Portuguese

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1900

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 963

Condition: Good


44pp. 3rd Printing of this edition. Original paper covered cloth, title stamped in gilt on the front cover. Illuminated initial and a striking double-paged illustrated title page by J.A. Duncan and Christopher Dean. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Handcolored initials and title page. The front cover is dampstained. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Front hinge cracked. In spite of these flaws, the printing is excellent and a nice example of Morris' work as a printer. Siz... View more info

Sonnets from the Portugese

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY (Times Square), Concord Books: 1937

Seller ID: 012231

Condition: Very Good


110pp. Profusely illustrated with silhouette plates. Slight darkening to the spine. Bottom corners bumped. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Works of Virgil, Literally Translated Into English Prose with Notes By Davidson

By: Buckley, Theodore Alois

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1885

Seller ID: 3376

Condition: Good


404pp. Part of the Harper's Classical Library Series. Backstrip peeling at the spine ends. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Prelims and front pastedown foxed. Occasional marginalia. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Latin and Greek in Current Use

By: Burriss, Eli E. & Lionel Casson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall:

Edition: Twenty-Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 015516

Condition: Very Good


292pp. Corners bumped. 2nd Edition, 24th Printing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Tales from the 1001 Nights

By: Burton, Sir Richard (trans.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Borders Classics: 2006

Seller ID: 016763

Condition: Fine


469pp. Self wrappered. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Mineola, Dover Publications: 2004

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007804

Condition: Very Good


315pp. + 1pp. ad. Corners creased on the wraps. Small nick from the head of the spine. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info