The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope with a Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes.
Item Number: 3485
London: Thomas M'Lean, 1821.
First editions. Octavo, 2 volumes. Three quarters red leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, top edge gilt. In near fine condition. Frontispiece of Alexander Pope in volume one. A very attractive set.
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Edinburgh: James Nisbet and Co., 1866.
First editions. Octavo, 2 volumes. Three quarters leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. In good condition.
"We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it": First Editions of Winston Churchills Masterpiece The Second World War
The Second World War: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.
London: Cassell & Co, 1948-54.
First editions of Winston Churchill’s masterpiece. Octavo, six volumes. Bound in three-quarters red morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt, maps present. In fine condition.
"All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream: Finely Bound Set of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902.
Octavo, 10 volumes. One of 300 sets of the Arnheim Edition. Bound in half vellum, gilt titles to the spine, gilt decorations to the front panels; with gravure plates from paintings by F.S. Coburn; printed tissue guards; top edge gilt. In fine condition. A superior set.
London: Archibald Constable, 1916.
Octavo, bound in full dark blue morocco Cosway-style binding by Bayntun. Both the front and rear panels with a double gilt fillet border around an inner border incorporating ornamental cornerpieces, upper cover set with an oval portrait miniature of an actress under glass, within an ornamental gilt border, lower cover with panel border; raised bands, gilt lettered in two compartments, a repeated ornamental panel in the rest; board edges gilt dotted, turn-ins gilt, doublures and both endpapers of dark blue watered silk, all edges gilt. Extra-illustrated with 10 additional plates. Housed in a felt-lined modern cloth box.
“I am a part of everything that I have read": First Editions of Theodore Roosevelt's Monumental Work The Winning of the West
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons/ The Knickerbocker Press, 1889-96.
First trade edition. Octavo, 4 volumes, original publishers half cloth, maps at rear. In very good condition with a contemporary bookplate to each volume with light rubbing and wear to the extremities. Uncommon in this condition.