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Autograph Letter Signed

By: Walkley, Arthur Bingham

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1924

Seller ID: 5007

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


London. Single sheet stationery, 5 x 8, letterhead reads "The Athenaeum, Pall Mall, S.W.I", dated April 1, 1924, two handwritten pages. One side edge of page two has paper residue, letter had been affixed to another paper. Walkley (1855-1926) was considered one of the foremost drama critics of his day. In this letter he writes to a Mr. Helm about Balzac and Henry James and about having once made James angry with him. View more info

Twilight Reveries

By: Walsh, Louis J.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: M. H. Gill & Son, Ltd. 1924. Dublin.: 1924

Seller ID: 3277

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Full page inscription by the author, signed 7/11/30. Cloth; slight sun fading to part of front and back covers. Browning to end papers. With an Epilogue by Mary Walsh. From the author's page: "A few of the sketches and stories contain ed in this book have appeared in the 'Irish Independent', 'Catholic Bulletin', etc. The characters (including the 'ego'), places and incidents, described in this book are fictitious, however much they may resemble realiti... View more info

High Hats and Low Bows.

By: Walter, Ellery

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York & London, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6308

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


222 pages, 11 plates, orange cloth stamped in navy, 9 x 6 1/2". Nice copy, clean and bright, in dust jacket which is edge worn and has a couple of small spots, protected by a mylar jacket. The inspiring story of a young man with one leg who travelled the world and met Mussolini, Pope Pius XI, Von Hindenburg and other great men. View more info

Saunterings

By: Warner, Charles Dudley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, James R. Osgood and Company: 1872

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019984

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding. 4 1/2" x 6." 289 pages, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Impressed decorations on front and back covers and spine. Red edges. Former ownership inscription on back of front free endpaper in black ink and dated 1873: "Louisa M. Frost. From Aunt Anna E. Birthday. Sept. 8th, 1873." Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Referenced in the Bibliography of American Literature (BAL), no. ... View more info

Napoleon and the End of the French Revolution

By: Warwick, Charles F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs & Company: 1910

Seller ID: 3455

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated cloth. Gilt and black decoration on front cover. Illustrations. Page tops are gilt. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. Library envelope, with library card, affixed to rear end paper, from the Library of the California School for the Deaf, and the Blind, Berkeley. 481 pages. Pages 471-474 have jagged edges from improper opening, does not affect text. In the Preface the author notes: "The Revolution made Napoleon. He was its embodiment, its natural sequence;... View more info

Original Map - "Guiana: Shewing the Localities of the Principal Indian Nations"

By: Weller, Edward

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, England, Bell and Daldy: 1868

Seller ID: 020137

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white lithographic map showing Guyana, the Caribbean Islands (Lesser Antilles), and the northeastern portion of South America including parts of Venezuela and Brazil. Map with margins measures 16 3/4" x 14 3/8"; actual map area measures 16" x 13 1/4." Map is folded into eighths; slight splitting at some of the folds along the edges. A few, very small foxing spots. Map is very clean and intact overall. The names of the i... View more info

Le Roi De Rome (1811-1832).

By: Welschinger, Henri

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, Plon-Nourrit et Cie: 1902

Seller ID: 6836

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Fifth edition. viii, 493 pages, portrait, attractively bound in 3/4 leather and marbled boards, 4 raised bands, gilt tooling and lettering on spine, gilt top edge, 9.5 x 6.5". Very nice copy. Appears to be an exhaustive study of Napoleon. View more info

Thirty Years in the Golden North. Translated By Paul Selver, with a Foreword By Karel Capek.

By: Welzl, Jan

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The Macmillan Company: 1932

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 13669

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


336 pages; folding map; blue cloth binding with dust jacket under mylar. Some fading to the spine of the dust jacket. An account of a Polar Czech who spent thirty years living along the Siberian Arctic coast trading with the natives, whalers, and gold seekers. He lived in a large cave operating out of it selling coal and goods for trade. Makes for an interesting read. Very good clean copy. View more info

The West India Sketch Book. In Two Volumes. [Vol. II]

By: Wentworth, Trelawny

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, England, Printed for Whittaker & Co.: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10825

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Volume Two Only. Volume II: vi, 391 pages; 13 illustrations (complete), tables; appendix; bound in original publisher's green cloth with title label pasted on the spine. Signed in pencil "J.L.B.". Contains chapters XVIII through XXXIII, plus appendix. View more info

Bidrag Til det Kiobenhavnske Universitets Historie, i Tidsrummet fra dets Stiftelse til Reformationens Indforelse

By: Werlauff, Erich Christian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Kongelig og Universitets - Bogtrykker: 1836

Seller ID: 4986

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


22 pages. Small title label front cover. Loose covers, some chipping along spine edges. Contents intact. Two tears rear cover, repaired. Light foxing last two pages. Printed in Copenhagen. Contributions to the History of the University of Copenhagen from the time of its founding to the Reformation. The author: 1781-1871; Danish historian. View more info

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The Queens of Society

By: Wharton, Grace and Philip

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates:

Seller ID: 016346

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1890. Two volume set, blue cloth binding with lovely gilt and silver illustration on front of three feathers with ribbon. Rubbing, cloth has been pieced in to repair spine. Volume 1 - 451 pages with 8 portrait plates, complete. Volume 2 - 439 pages with 10 portrait plates, complete. Grace Wharton was the pseudonym of Katherine Thomson (1797-1862), an English novelist and historian. This work is a collection of anecdotal biographies of prominent women in English and... View more info

The Awakening of Mary Fenwick

By: Whitby, Beatrice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, M.J. Ivers & Co., Publishers: 1889

Seller ID: 14890

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"American Series, 153". 332 pages; ads in back section; paper wrapper (4 3/4 x 6 7/8 inch). Some chipping to corners, minor hole (paper defect) in title page not effecting text. Very good copy. View more info

Guatemala . Land of Ancient Arts, Crafts, Costumes and Customs .

By: Whiteside, Maxine W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1939

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10082

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Inscribed by the author "'With fond remembrances' to Wilhalmina, from Maxine W. Whiteside" on the title page in ink. 31 pages; illustrations; dark orange paper covers with title and author on the cover. Account of the 50th annual excursion of the California Press Association lead by former Governor Friend Richardson to Guatemala. Clean copy inside and outside. View more info

The Future of East and West; An Essay in Surmise

By: Whyte, Frederick

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. (1932). London.: 1932

Seller ID: 3050

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrated dust wrapper; slight chipping to top of spine. This is one book in a series called "World Problems of To-day", written by several authors. From the dust wrapper: "The whole course of political events since the Great War and perhap s most of all the recent monetary crisis have compelled all thinking people to realise how closely the interests of this country are interwoven both politically and financially with those of other nations and espe... View more info

Original Print - "Vue de la Sortie de Paris Prise du Pont Neuf"

By: Wichnyther; Chereau, Jacques

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, England; Paris, France, Wichnyther; Jacques Chereau: 1761

Seller ID: 019885

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


A beautiful, original hand-colored copperplate engraving that shows a view of Pont Neuf over the River Seine. People are shown walking or riding in horse-drawn carriages. Statue of Henry IV is featured in the center. Paper measures 19 1/2" x 13 1/8"; printed area measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4." The local points of interest within the scene have numbers next to them, which correspond to a key below that lists the names of said places or monuments. This prin... View more info

Penelope's Irish Experiences

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin & Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14365

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xi, 345 pages; illustrations; green cloth binding with paper label on spine. Kate Wiggin was a leading author of children's books and founded the first Kindergarten class in San Francisco during the 1880s before moving to Maine where she wrote and lived the rest of her life. Very good clean copy. View more info

Napoleon Louis Bonaparte, First President of France. Biographical and Personal Sketches, Including a Visit to the Prince at the Castle of Ham.

By: Wikoff, Henry

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, George P. Putnam: 1849

Seller ID: 6306

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xii, 155 pages, engraved portrait, original cloth, 7 1/2 x 5". Spine a bit faded, ends chipped, light stain in upper corner of later leaves, oval blindstamp on title page, clean and tight, a sound copy with scattered light foxing. View more info

China's Open Door; A Sketch of Chinese Life and History

By: Wildman, Rounsevelle

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company. (1900).: 1900

Seller ID: 3052

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth; gilt lettering and gilt decorations on front cover. Illustrations. Page tops are gilt. Slight chipping to top and bottom of spine. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. Small stains to pages 4-9. Damp stain to top of edge pages 309 -314, does not affect text. From the Introduction: "This book is written in pure English. It is clear and concise in language, easy to understand, and opens up vistas of information which, until now, have been unknown to ... View more info

Travellers in Africa; Narratives and Adventures

By: Williams, Charles

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Henry T. Coates & Co. Circa 1908. Philadelphia.:

Seller ID: 3020

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated cloth, front cover and spine. Illustrations. From the Preface: "An intense interest has recently been awakened, and widely extended, in regard to South Africa. Questions are, in consequence, frequently arising as to the character of its surface, its diversified tribes, its plants, and its animals." "The object of the present volume is to meet such inquiries by popular details on the highest authority, abundantly interspersed with true stories of c... View more info

Last Loves of Henri of Navarre

By: Williams, H. Noel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14410

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


315 pages; illustrations; blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. A full biography of Henri of Navarre and his love life. Very good clean copy. View more info