This just in: leatherbound Tolkien! We’re selling them in three lots: The Hobbit; The Silmarillion; and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1984. 8vo. Bound in dark green leather witth gilt lettering and decoration, raised bands to spine, allRead More
The iconic two-volume edition of the capstone of dictionaries complete with slipcase, and magnifying glass in its little drawer. [Oxford University Press]. THE COMPACT EDITION OF THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY / Complete Text Reproduced Micrographically : 2 volumes in slipcase With magnifying glass in the little drawer atop the books. Oxford: Oxford University Press,Read More
Milne, A. A. [E. H. Shepard illustrations]. The Pooh Calendar 1930. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1930. Twelve card sheets plus cover, bound with the original cord tie. With Shepard’s colour illustrations. Minor age-toning, a few small spots, and light creases to a few corners; very good. Card covers. Thought for the month, April: “IRead More
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. Don Quixote de la Mancha / 4 volume set. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, 1818. pp. lxxxiv, 409; 395; xiii, 432; vi, 508. 8vo. Bound in quarter brown leather over brick-red boards. Gilt lettering to spines. Many engravings from the paintings of Robert Smirke, all present asRead More
This Just In: Cicero, Marcus Tillius; William Melmoth. Te Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero To Several of His Friends [Three Volumes] With Remarks by William Melmoth. Vernor and Hood, Cadell and Davies, T. Hurst, Longman and Printed for Rees, C. Law, and W. J. and J. Richardson, 1803. The Sixth Edition. pp. 487;Read More
This Just In! Mason, William (with John Sinclair, Rev. H. B. Steinhauer, and others from the Rossville missionary group). [Cree Bible] The Bible, translated into the language of the Knisteneaux, Kristeneaux, or Crees of North America. London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1861. pp. 855. 8vo. Bound in embossed brown leather with gilt Cree letteringRead More
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This just in: The Water Babies, by Charles Kingsley, with 12 colour plates and in-text flourished by Jessie Wilcox Smith. ca. 1930. Jessie Willcox Smith was a prominent and prolific American illustrator. Her charming, fantastical, and endearing depictions of childhood scenes have made her a household name in cannon of American book illustration. For aRead More