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.
Other Books by this Author
A Short History of St Bartholomew's Hospital, Specially Bound on the Occasion of the 800th Anniversary of Its Foundation; From the Library of Edward, The Duke of Windsor
A Short History of St Bartholomew’s Hospital 1123-1923, Specially Bound on the Occasion of the 800th Anniversary of Its Foundation.
London: Charles Whittingham and Griggs, Ltd, 1923.
Elaborately bound presentation copy. Octavo, full tan morocco, elaborately gilt tooling to the spine, front and rear panels with black morocco inlays, cornerpieces of thistles and flowers, front panel with central crown and gilt medallion portraits of Rahere and Harvey, silk endpapers. Full-color frontispiece illustration of The Tomb of Rahere in the Church of Saint Bartholomew the Great, thirty-four black and white plates with tissue guards. Presentation plate to rear free endpaper, “Presented on the Occasion of the Eight Hundredth Anniversary of the Foundation of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. Stanmore, Treasurer. On Behalf of the Governor’s of the Hospital. June 1923.” From the Library of the Edward, The Duke of Windsor. Rare and desirable.
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind”: Finely Bound Set of the Works of Shakespeare
London: George Bell & Sons, 1902.
Small octavo, 14 volumes bound in full red morocco, elaborate gilt tooling to the spine, front and rear panels, gilt topstain, gilt turn-ins, silk endpapers, raised bands.
Catalogue of Paintings Forming the Private Collection of P. A. B. Widener. Asbourne – Near Philadelphia. Part I: Modern Paintings; Part II: Early English and Ancient Paintings.
Paris: Manzi, Joyant & Company, 1885-1900.
First edition. Quarto, original leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panels, all edges gilt. Inscribed by the author in volume one, “Mr. George J. Gould with compliments of P.A.B. Widener.” The recipient was George Jay Gould, who was a financier and the son of Jay Gould. He was a railroad executive, leading both the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad and the Western Pacific Railroad. A nice association. In very good condition.
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1893-1896.
Edition du Luxe of the Works of Alexandre Dumas. One of a thousand numbered copies. Octavo, 40 volumes. Bound in three quarters blue morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated throughout. In near fine condition. A very nice set.