Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders, 1948. First Edition. Octavo, original burgundy cloth, original dust jacket, original publisher's cardboard shipping box. Book near-fine, unrestored original dust jacket with shallow edge-wear at... (Item #1951)
A children's story about growing beyond selfishness toward leadership
Wee Willie Winkie | Under...
London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. First Edition. Blindstamped "Presentation Copy" on the title page, otherwise unmarked. A Fine copy with very few faults to nitpick, first leaf of chapter one... (Item #2356)
An influential work by one of the last true Renaissance men
Rome: Typis Ludovici Grignani, 1650. First edition. Folio (pages 306 x 212 mm) collating: , 560, ; complete with the inserted illustrated title, portrait of Pope Innocent X, and the... (Item #2613)
Verse from the English poet who heralded the Romantic Movement
[Lamb, Charles] Samuel Taylor Coleridge...
Poems by S. T. Coleridge...
London: Printed by N. Biggs, for J. Cottle, Bristol, and Messrs. Robinsons, 1797. Second edition. Rare presentation copy of the 1797 second edition (much revised by Coleridge and greatly expanded... (Item #1896)
Lavater’s “Physiognomy” With Four Engravings by William Blake
Lavater, Johann Caspar. Blake, William...
Essays on Physiognomy. Designed to...
London: Printed for John Murray, 1789-1798. First Edition in English. Three quarto volumes in five (339 x 272mm). Bound by J. Bohn in a close-to-contemporary diced Russian calf binding. Some... (Item #1680)
Inscribed to his attorney "with apologies for the trouble it is going to bring him"
Lawrence, T. E.
Seven Pillars of Wisdom [Presentation...
London: [For the Author by Manning Pike and H.J. Hodgson, 1926]. First Edition. Extremely scarce privately printed edition, which was one of only 170 complete copies. Initialed for this reason... (Item #2128)
New York: Ace Books, Inc., 1953. First edition. Paperback Original. First printing of William S. Burroughs first book, written under a pseudonym. Considered unprintable until Allen Ginsberg championed the work... (Item #2499)
Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company, 1860. First edition. Original publisher's cloth binding with some rubbing to spine and extremities. First issue, with all points as called for by Monaghan (no... (Item #2741)
A work of historical and rhetorical brilliance, urging his countryment to take pride in their past
[Livy] T. Livivs of Padua...
The Romane Historie
London: Adam Islip, 1600. First English Language Edition. Folio (pages 209 x 304 mm), collates , 804, 809-1351, 1354-1403, [1, to the reader], [39, index], [1, errata], [1, blank]: lacking... (Item #2408)
Locke's hugely important philosophical work, in a contemporary binding
An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding
London: by Eliz. Holt, for Thomas Basset, 1690. First edition. Elizabeth Holt imprint, the first issue according to Yolton 61A; PMM 164; Pforzheimer 599. (Current scholarship is mixed as to... (Item #1752)