Montana:. The Magazine of Western History. Volume 1 (1951) through Volume 41 (1991).
Helena, MT: Montana Historical Society, 1951-1991. First Edition. Hardcover. A quarterly publication, lavishly produced and covering a wide range of Montana and Western history related subjects. An exceptional run of this important record of Western Americana. All volumes privately bound. An outstanding collection (also includes several dozen 1990s editions). [N.B.... Item #1083
Paramount Service Magazine Bound Volumes. 1921-1938 (18 Volumes).
London: Paramount Studios, 1921-1938. First Edition(s). Hardcover. In-house magazine for Paramount Films, aimed at Cinema Managers. These wonderful volumes include screen stills, film backgrounds, Boise, "story inserts" (for local paper republication), "poster ads," and wonderful images of local theaters. All volumes came from the Kobel Collection. Kobel was apparently in... Item #1979
XVII Olympiad - Rome 1960:. Organization of the Games in Rome; History of the Games (in Two Volumes).
Rome: Banca Commerciale Italiana, 1960. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Unusual to find in such nice condition. A handsome set. Hint of toning at board edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows light shelfwear, light toning at rear and top, else tight and clean. Halfbound, beige cloth spine cream stiff... Item #4332
A History of Private Life:. From Pagan Rome to Byzantium; Revelations of the Medieval World; Passions of the Renaissance; From the Fires of the Revolution to the Great War; Riddles of Identity in Modern Times (Five Volume Set).
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press/ Belknap Press. Various Editions. Hardcover. All copies are Belknap editions (not the more common BC editions). A very handsome set of books, sans DJ (as they did not fit the aesthetic of the prior owner's library). Tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, black cloth spine, blue... Item #2009
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.:. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, In Chronological Order; A Series of his Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of his Composition ... In Three Volumes. The Second Edition, Revised and Augmented.
London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, 1793. First Edition Thus (Second Revised and Augmented Edition). Hardcover. Engraved portrait frontispiece, after the painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds (by J. Baker). Includes the fold-out 'Round Robin' plate (Vol. II) and a fold-out plate containing facsimiles of Dr. Johnson's handwriting (Vol. III). The last... Item #4478
Children & Youth in America:. A Documentary History: Vol I, 1866-1932 Parts 1-6, and Vol II, 1866-1932 Parts 7-8.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. A remarkable review of the legal status of children in the US and its evolution over time. It remains a remarkable reference volume. A near pristine copy. Very minimal shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf wear... Item #1895
London: Cochrane, 1834. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a very presentable copy of this wonderful collection. Lovely for reading or rebinding. Light/moderate shelf/edge wear (focused at head, heel and tips), two volumes show repaired damage at spines, several joints starting, Vol. III split at both hinges, Vol. V.... Item #3667
Poetical Works:. With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas [Complete in Six Volumes].
London: William Pickering, 1852. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Armorial bookplate of "Jacobus Cowan de Rosshall" and plate of Howard Faron Peckworth, signature of Lewis Turco in each volume. Turco is a noted American poet and collector (though, strangely, fond of embossing stamps). Overall, a very presentable set of this renowned... Item #4751
Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians:. Five Volume Set plus American Supplement.
New York. Third Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very nice set of this well known reference set. Very minimal shelf wear, touch of foxing at text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. xxxiii, 773pp; xxv, 800pp; xxv, 787pp; xxv, 840pp; xxv... Item #2694
John Wanamaker, [circa 1900]. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Includes: Little Dorrit; Great Expectations; Edwin Drood; Humphreys Clock; Bleak House; Barnaby Rudge; Hard Times; Nicholas Nickleby; Martin Chuzzlewit; Christmas Books; Pickwick Papers; Our Mutual Friend; Child's History of England; American Notes; Pictures from Italy; Dombey & Son; David Copperfield; Oliver Twist;... Item #1901
Dichtung und Wahrheit:. I-IV [Complete in Two Volumes].
Basel Verlag: Birkhäuser-Klassiker, 1944. First Edition Thus (presumed). Hardcover. Minimal shelf/edge wear, small bookseller plate tipped in at endpages, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, light toning at spine and edges, else clean. Quarterbound, blue cloth spine, painted paper boards, navy ink label, gilt lettering. Small... Item #5075
The Works of Washington Irving. Plates from the Kaaterskill Irving; with A Life of Washington Irving by Richard H. Stoddard (Three Volumes).
New York: P.F. Collier, 1885. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A very presentable early set of Irving. Light shelf wear (focused at head, heel and tips), front hings cracked in V.1 (easy repair), cutting error at page 289 in V.2 (page creased, no text involvement), gilt at spines toned, gilt on... Item #2874
The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova De Seingalt:. Complete in twelve volumes as translated into English by Arthur Machen with an introduction by Arthur Symons a new preface by the translator and twelve drawings by Rockwell Kent.
Aventuros, 1925. Limited Edition/First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Bookplate of Elmer B. Rowley. (1909–1992), noted collector, educator, author, and amateur mineralogist. "Privately printed for subscribers only". As noted above, includes prospectus and the very scarce order form, printed in yellow with Kent's decorative "W" at rear with Aventuros' mission, "WHAT WITH... Item #5506
New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1899. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A handsome set of this extremely readable collection. Light shelf wear, several spots of careful repair to leather, else tight, bright and unmarred. Small 8vo. Various Pagination. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #3141
Aucassin and Nicolete:. Being a Love Story Translated Out of the Ancient French.
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1899. First Edition Thus. Full Leather. A variant binding depicting a couple on horseback. There are two variant states of the text of this title. This is the version with "Yea" as the first word on page 24. Minimal shelf wear, some fading of the green... Item #2610
New York: H.M. Caldwell, 1900. First Edition Thus. Full Leather. An absolutely lovely copy of this wonderful little volume. A pleasure to have in hand. Minor shelf wear, owner inscription on ffep (1907) else tight, bright and unmarred. Brown limp, overlapped leather wraps, gilt lettering, black ink decorative element, brown... Item #2611
Poe, Edgar Allan; Neel, Alice (illus); Soyer, Raphael (afterword).
The Fall Of The House Of Usher.
New York: Limited Editions Club/Anthoensen Press, 1985. First Edition Thus. Loose Signatures. This is a set of loose signatures of Poe's classic tale printed by the Anthoensen Press on mould-made paper, designed by Ben Shiff and hand-set by Michael and Winifred Bixler. The bound copies were bound by John Isakovics... Item #2635
Scribner's Magazine:. 26 Various Bound Volumes (1873-1921).
New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1873-1921. Hardcover. These volumes include the first printings of prose and poetry from some of the major figures in American literature (e.g. Roosevelt, Wharton, Hay, Woodhouse, Galsworthy, Frome and Henry James). Plates by many significant artists of the time (e.g. N. C. Wyeth). There... Item #896
Shakespeare, William; Staunton, Howard (ed); Gilbert, John (illus).
The Plays of Shakespeare:. [Complete in Three Volumes, Illustrated].
New York: George Routledge & Co. 1858. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Exceptionally illustrated by John Gilbert, engraved by "The Brothers Dalziel". A handsome set embodying the renowned editing of H. Staunton. Bookplate of Alfred Petit (?-1895), noted French artist in two of the three volumes. Book ticket of Veuve J. Boyveau... Item #5132
Journeys Through Bookland:. A New and Original Plan for Reading Applied to the World's Best Literature for Children [In Ten Volumes].
Chicago, IL: Bellows-Reeve Company, 1922. First Edition Thus/Revised Edition. Hardcover. Simply an outstanding collection of fiction, poetry, essays and papers, well organized and containing Notes, pronunciation guides, etc. A lovely set of this remarkably strong collection. Light shelf/edge wear, very minor wear/fraying at head and heel, two pages in Vol... Item #3801
The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray in Twenty Volumes.
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1874. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Set appears to be unopened. Wonderfully and richly illustrated by the author. Please note, this is an unnumbered set and it is unknown if it is complete. From the library of Susan Mary Alsop. Born Susan Mary Jay in Rome... Item #5171
New Yorker 1941-1946 [Golder Age Collection]:. 24 Bound Volumes.
New York: F-R Publishing Co. 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Each volume includes approx. 13 to 15 individual issues filled with what has made the New Yorker famous, outstanding articles and cartoons by some of the period's luminaries (N.B. This was the golden age of the New Yorker, Harold Ross was... Item #1972