Memoirs of The Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.
Lockhart, J. G.$425.00
Item Number: 2550
Boston: Otis, Broaders, and Company, 1837.
Octavo, 7 volumes. Three quarters leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. In near fine condition.
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Philadelphia: C. Sherman, 5605, 1845-46.
First edition of the “first English translation of the Pentateuch in America,” the 1845 Hebrew-English Bible by one of the most prominent and influential figures in American Jewish history. Octavo, 5 volumes. Translated by Isaac Leeser. Bound in contemporary polished calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, rebacked. Lightly rubbed, moderate wear. A very nice example of a scarce and important work.
"Offer here to your graces my best endeavors, discovering at large their imperfections": Finely bound edition of edward dacres' historic translation of machiavelli's discourses
Machiavel’s Discourses upon the First Decade of T. Livius, Translated out of the Italian. To which is Added his Prince: with some Marginal Animadversions Noting and Taxing His Errors.
London: Printed for Charles Harper...and John Amery, 1674.
Finely bound second edition of Edward Dacres’ historic translation of the works of Niccolo Machiavelli, including The Prince. Octavo, bound in full green morocco, gilt tiles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers. In very good condition, housed in a custom marbled slipcase. Rare.
"You have been the last dream of my soul": First Edition, First Issue of Charles Dickens' A Tale Of Two Cities
London: Chapman and Hall, 1860.
First edition, first issue of one of Dickens’ most enduring work, with p. 213 misnumbered “113,” the signature mark “b” at the foot of the plate list, and the misspelling “affetcionately” on line 12, p. 134. Octavo, bound in three quarters contemporary calf over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, marbled endpapers. Sixteen plates after H.K. Browne including frontispiece and title vignette. In near fine condition with light rubbing and wear, bookplate. An exceptional example of this Dickens classic.