Books, Autographs, Manuscripts

Thackeray's Virginians First Edition

2 volumes. vii, 382; viii, 376 pp. With numerous illustrated plates including frontispiece and added etched title page, text drawings by the author. (8vo), rebacked in three quarter calf retaining original marbled boards, gilt ruled spines with morocco labels stamped in gilt. First Book Edition. With 'actresses' on page 207, line 33, and chapters 47 & 48 mis-numbered as 48 & 49...

Price: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

Fleming (Ian). James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me, first edition published...

Fleming (Ian). James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me, first edition published 1962 by Jonathan Cape, Thunderball first edition published 1961 by Cape and For Your Eyes Only published 1960, second edition June 1960. (3...

Price: £0

Date: 17 Jul 2019

Taylor (James, ed.). The Victorian Empire; A Brilliant Epoch In Our...

Taylor (James, ed.). The Victorian Empire; A Brilliant Epoch In Our National History, 5 vol., engraved plates, light spotting to prelims, publisher's pictorial cloth, 4to., n.d. [c.1890...

Price: £0

Date: 17 Jul 2019

GEMINI-TITAN 2 – Gemini-Titan II Air Force Launch Vehicle: Press Handbook...

GEMINI-TITAN 2 – Gemini-Titan II Air Force Launch Vehicle: Press Handbook, Second Edition, Manned Flight. The Martin Company, 1966. Press handbook that contains the rocket's history, signed by Gemini astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " My Personal Copy – Gordon Cooper ." Additionally SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Gemini Titan flight number(s) by Buzz ALDRIN, Gene CERNAN, Richard...

Price: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

247 copper engraved plates of religious costumes 1722

2 [of 3?] volumes. Unpaginated. With 247 copper engraved plates. Opposite the plates are 2 columns of descriptive text, one in Latin, the other in Italian. (4to) 23x17 cm (9x7"), bound in modern quarter polished calf and brown cloth, black morocco spine labels lettered in gilt; new endpapers. Third Edition. With over 200 copper engravings depicting the costumes of different religious orders (men...

Price: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jul 2019

First edition of Robert Browning's only successful play

[4], iv, [2], 131, [1] + 4 pp. of advertisements (Announcements) dated April 15, 1837. (8vo) wrappers with paper label on front cover. Housed in a 1984 custom brown cloth chemise in a marbled paper slipcase with leather spine by Heritage Bindery, Los Angeles. First Edition. The first of Browning's three plays and most successful...

Price: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 Jul 2019

First edition of The Lost King of Oz

280 pp. Illustrated with 12 color plates by John R. Neill. (8vo) blue cloth, pictorial cover label, black & white pictorial endpapers. First Edition. With plates coated on printed side only. Letter "k" lacking the serif on p. 193 line 4...

Price: US$10 - US$100

Date: 25 Jul 2019

Mother Goose in Prose illustrated by Maxfield Parrish

265 pp. Title-page in red and black. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish including 12 black & white plates. (4to) re-bound in burgundy cloth with original cover illustration by Parrish laid down on front cover; marbled edges. First Edition, First Printing. A re-bound copy of Baum's first children's book and first book of fiction. First printing, with page bearing printer's imprint followed immediately...

Price: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 25 Jul 2019

Book Collecting by a Book Collector

(4to) red cloth, paper label. First Edition, one of 29 copies (out of a total printing of 145) on Japanese vellum. Important account on the practice of book collecting and an insightful look at the economics of collecting...

Price: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

William Blake illustrates The Grave, 3rd Edition

Frontis portrait of Blake after Phillips, engraved title-page, and eleven plates. (Small folio) 19th century brown half calf over brown cloth boards, black leather label, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Later facsimile edition of the small folio edition of 1813; Third Edition overall. The famous edition of Robert Blair's 18th century poem, illustrated by William Blake, here in its...

Price: US$500 - US$800

Date: 25 Jul 2019