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Category: All Categories: Collectible and Rare Books: Decorative Bindings
17 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Alcott, Louisa M. w/intro by Weeks, Edward, Illustrated by: Pitz, Henry C.  
Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1976.
xiv, 429 pp, brown leather boards w/gilt lettering & deco, four raised ribs on the spine, light brown silk moiré endpapers, light brown silk bookmark ribbon, AEG (all edges gilt). The book is printed on archival quality paper and is acid-neutral. Book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by the Easton Press. The story of the daily home life of four girls in a New England family. The March family is the author's own family, and the "little women" are herself and her sisters. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 56.86 CAD 56.11 EUR 39.70 GBP 33.29 JPY 4,208.00 MXN 701.33 ZAR 601.14 

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2.
Boswell, James, 1740-1795  
The Life of Samuel Johnson. Illustrations by Gordon Ross
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Publisher: Garden City, NY: International Collectors Library, ©1945.
vi, 631 p., 4 leaves of plates, illus.; 22 cm. Editor's preface signed "C. P. Chadsey." "Abridged for modern reading." A Doubleday book club edition with "Replica Fleet Street Binding." Stock#47675. Vg. owner name on half title.

Appr.: | AUD 20.27 CAD 20.00 EUR 14.15 GBP 11.87 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

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3.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848  
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Illustrated by Michael
 Picture
Publisher: Garden City, NY: International Collectors Library [after 1949].
v, 251 p., [4] leaves of color plates; 22 cm. "This edition of Wuthering Heights is a reprint of Emily Bronte's original text as it appeared in the first edition of 1847" -- p. [iii]. A Doubleday book club edition. "Binding is replica of French master bookbinder Emile Mercier of Paris in 1891." Stock#47676, Vg, owner name on front fly.

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 26.67 EUR 18.87 GBP 15.82 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 285.71 

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4.
Brontë, Emily, Illustrated by: Freedman, Barnett  
Wuthering Heights

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1980.
xxxii, 331 pp, dark blue leather boards w/stamped gilt lettering & deco on front, back & spine, A.E.G. (all edges gilt), brown silk moiré endpapers, light tan silk ribbon bookmark, three raised ribs on the spine. The book is printed on archival quality paper and is acid-neutral. Book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by Easton Press. The book is set in the moorland country in the north of England. The hero is Heathcliff who was brought to Wuthering Heights as child when Mr. Earnshaw picked him up as a stray in the streets of Liverpool. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 71.80 CAD 70.84 EUR 50.12 GBP 42.03 JPY 5,313.00 MXN 885.50 ZAR 759.00 

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5.
Browning, Robert and edited by Lewis, C. Day, Illustrated by: Wood Engravings by Reddick, Peter  
The Poems of Robert Browning

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1979.
xviii, 299 pp, brown leather w/gilt lettering w/stamped gilt design on the front board & spine, four raised ribs on the spine, orange watered endleaves, orange ribbon bookmark, & AEG (all edges gilt). Book from The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Collection of poetry by Robert Browning. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 51.69 CAD 51.00 EUR 36.08 GBP 30.26 JPY 3,825.00 MXN 637.50 ZAR 546.43 

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6.
Bunyan, John 1628-1688.  
The Pilgrim's Progress / From This World to That Which Is to Come / Delivered Under the Similitude of a Dream
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Publisher: London, Samuel Bagster and Sons, 15 Paternoster Row [1865?].
x, 320 pages, illus., 12 lithographic plates, 17.5 cm. "Illustrated by nearly three hundred engravings" t.p. The book was "Printed [and the 12 lithographs executed] by William Cate, [1829-1902] Cursitor Street, London, E.C" which probably sets this printing after 1860. I could find no other Bagster edition with the same characteristics. Stock# OB11058.Vg with blue embossed cover with gold stampings, minor edge wear.

Appr.: | AUD 135.14 CAD 133.33 EUR 94.34 GBP 79.11 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,666.67 ZAR 1,428.57 

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7.
Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902  
The Way of All Flesh. Illustrated by André Durenceau
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Publisher: Garden City, NY: International Collectors Library, American Headquarters, 1944.
2 p.l., 429 p., [8] plates, illus. (some color); 22 cm. Replica Louis XVI binding. Stock#47674. Vg, owner name dated 1954.

Appr.: | AUD 20.27 CAD 20.00 EUR 14.15 GBP 11.87 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

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8.
Chekhov, Anton w/intro by Gielgud, John and translated by Garnett, Constance, Illustrated by: Szalay, Lajos  
Two Plays of Anton Chekhov : The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1977.
xxii, 152 pp, dark brown leather boards w/stamped gilt lettering & deco on front, back & spine, A.E.G. (all edges gilt), red silk moiré endpapers, brown silk ribbon bookmark, four raised ribs on the spine. The book is printed on archival quality paper and is acid-neutral. Book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by Easton Press. The Cherry Orchard was Chekhov's last play. It is historical and presents a picture of the passing of the old order of Russian aristocracy. The three sisters deals with the mysteries of man's soul, the purpose of his existence, and the values of his life. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 37.34 CAD 36.84 EUR 26.07 GBP 21.86 JPY 2,763.00 MXN 460.50 ZAR 394.71 

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9.
Crozier, Brian w/foreword by President Nixon, Richard, Illustrated by: Frontispiece  
De Gaulle

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1990.
xiii, 726 pp, dark blu leather boards w/gilt lettering & deco, four raised ribs on the back, light brown silk moire endpapers, gold silk bookmark ribbon, AEG (all edges gilt). Biography of General Charles De Gaulle. The parts consist of the enigma of De Gaulle, Historian & thinker 1890-1939, Free France 1939-1945, The liberation and after 1944-1946, the Fourth Republic 1946-1958, the Fifth Republic, and De Gaulle in history. Easton press bookplates have been placed on recto of the frontispiece page. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 56.86 CAD 56.11 EUR 39.70 GBP 33.29 JPY 4,208.00 MXN 701.33 ZAR 601.14 

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10.
F. Hopkinson Smith, Illustrated by: Francis Hopkinson Smith  
GONDOLA DAYS
 Picture
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, (Riverside Press) Cambridge 1897.
Red cloth hardcover, decorated with designs and lettering in black and gold. 205 pages, illustrated by the author with B&W plates. The first edition after the limited subscription edition published as 'Venice of To-Day, published by the Henry T. Thomas Company. Clean and tight, lower corners slightly bumped, slight fading to spine, name in ink written very small on rear paste-down, small ink mark on fore-edge. A classic. Bruce Rogers was a designer for Riverside Press. COLLECTIBLE 3448 First Trade Edition No Dust Jacket Hardcover Very Good Plus Condition 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Travel

Appr.: | AUD 40.54 CAD 40.00 EUR 28.30 GBP 23.73 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 428.57 

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11.
Gunn, James w/intro By Pohl, Frederik, Illustrated by: Powers, Richard  
Kampus

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1986.
[14], 281 pp, blu leather boards w/gilt lettering on spine & w/gilt design on the front & rear boards, two ribs on the spine, AEG (all edges gilt), light tan silk ribbon, grey endpapers w/blu designs. Novel of satirical science fiction of university life in America. It begins with the ritual of registration week. There is no need to pore through catalogues, no required courses in standard curriculum, the student makes up his own mind what he would like to "study". No student is forced to make decisions on his own, each professor must recruit his own students. There is no faculty tenure or guaranteed annual salary increments. It is not called Registration Week anymore, it is called Karnival. bookplate on ffep. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 50.54 CAD 49.87 EUR 35.28 GBP 29.59 JPY 3,740.00 MXN 623.33 ZAR 534.29 

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12.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936  
The Seven Seas by Rudyard Kipling
 Picture
Publisher: London, Methuen, 1896.
xv, 230 p.; 19 cm. First English edition. Poems published the year Kipling returned to England after living four years in Vermont. Stewart, J. M., Kipling, 140. This copy is bound in red Oasis leather, elaborately gold-tooled by Worsfold; fine. stock#Lopes003.

Appr.: | AUD 675.68 CAD 666.67 EUR 471.70 GBP 395.57 JPY 50,000.00 MXN 8,333.33 ZAR 7,142.86 

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13.
London, Jack w/intro by Gilligan, Edmund, Illustrated by: Martin, Fletcher  
The Sea-Wolf

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1979.
ix, 354 pp, red leather boards w/stamped gilt deco & lettering on front, spine & back, five raised ribs on spine, gold silk ribbon, gold silk moire linings, AEG (all edges gilt). This is book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by Easton Press. The story of Humphrey Van Weyden on a voyage on the deck of Wolf Larsen's schooner, the Ghost. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 66.05 CAD 65.17 EUR 46.11 GBP 38.67 JPY 4,888.00 MXN 814.67 ZAR 698.29 

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14.
Maugham, William Somerset, 1874-1965  
Of Human Bondage. Frontispiece by Randolph Schwabe
 Picture
Publisher: Garden City, NY, International Collectors Library, American Headquarters, ©1936 [1949].
v, 565 p., 1 plate, illus.; 22 cm. A Doubleday promotional edition in cloth "Replica Louis XVI binding." Stock#47671. Owner name on front fly; VG.

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 26.67 EUR 18.87 GBP 15.82 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 285.71 

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15.
Melville, Herman w/intro by Fadiman, Clifton, Illustrated by: Robinson, Boardman  
Moby Dick or the Whale

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1977.
615 pp, black leather boards w/gilt lettering & deco on front, back & spine, a.e.g. (all edges gilt), blue silk eps, blu ribbon bookmark, four raised ribs on the spine, Easton Press bookplate on ffep. Story about a certain huge & ferocious whale, Captain Ahab, who has lost a leg in conflict w/the whale has vowed to kill the whale. The story tells how the captain kept his vow. Book serves not only f/the relation of some exciting adventures in the pursuit of whales, but as text-book of the whaling industry in the 1850's. The scene is laid first at New Bedford & Nantucket, & later on the ocean. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 51.69 CAD 51.00 EUR 36.08 GBP 30.26 JPY 3,825.00 MXN 637.50 ZAR 546.43 

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16.
Melville, Herman w/intro by Geismar, Maxwell, Illustrated by: Shore, Robert  
Billy Budd, sailor and Benito Cereno

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1979.
xv, 176 pp, blu leather boards w/stamped gilt deco & lettering on front, spine & back, four raised ribs on spine, gold silk ribbon, gold silk moire linings, AEG (all edges gilt). The story of Billy Budd and Captain Vere who knows that Billy is innocent and that Claggart is a schemer & a liar. The second title is Benito Cereno, a tale of an African slaver. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 62.61 CAD 61.77 EUR 43.71 GBP 36.65 JPY 4,633.00 MXN 772.17 ZAR 661.86 

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17.
Parkman, Francis and edited by Wade, Mason, Illustrated by: Dixon, Maynard  
The Oregon Trail

Publisher: The Easton Press Norwalk, CT 1980.
xxiv, 297 pp, brown leather boards w/stamped gilt deco & lettering on front, spine & back, four raised ribs on spine, gold silk ribbon, gold silk moire linings, AEG (all edges gilt). Edited from Francis Parkman's notebooks by Mason Wade. The story of Francis Parkman's journey through the American West. Collector's Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 57.15 CAD 56.39 EUR 39.90 GBP 33.46 JPY 4,229.00 MXN 704.83 ZAR 604.14 

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