Very rare state "A" binding of this children's high-spot
Baum, L. Frank.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900. First edition. Quarto. Original state A binding of light green cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in red and a darker green, pictorial pastedown endpapers... (Item #1716)
The first "published" edition of Alice, after the impossibly scarce 1865 edition.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
London: Macmillan & Co., 1866. Second (first published) edition. The book that forever changed the face of children’s literature. In the original publisher's red, gilt-stamped cloth, gilt edges, light blue..... (Item #2689)
"Almost nothing else in children’s literature equals Pinocchio for wildness of invention”
The Story of a Puppet...
New York: Cassell Publishing Co., 1892. First American edition. Published simultaneously with the British Unwin edition, using the same sheets, but with a canceled title page. Part of the Children's... (Item #1567)
A rare copy of Nicholas Nickleby in the publisher's deluxe morocco binding
The Life and Adventures of...
London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition. Bound in the original publisher's deluxe full green morocco binding, gilt titles, stamped in gilt and blind, yellow end papers, all edges gilt... (Item #2259)
London: Chapman and Hall, 1906 - 1908. The National Edition. Limited to 750 sets printed for England and America., this set unnumbered. Forty large octavo volumes. With approximately 1,000 illustrations... (Item #1599)
Dickens' scathing social commentary, balanced with Oliver's innocence and charm
[Dickens, Charles] Boz
OLIVER TWIST; Or the Parish...
London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First edition. First edition in three volumes in the original publisher's fine diaper cloth with arabesque designs on the boards. First issues with Boz on the... (Item #1281)
Du Maurier’s haunting modern reimagining of Jane Eyre
Du Maurier, Daphne
Rebecca (Signed First Edition)
New York: Doubleday Doran & Company, 1938. First American edition. Octavo. Original purple cloth, silver paste-on decorated in blue across spine and both boards, dark top-stain. Book in Fine condition... (Item #1798)
"A new school of novel-writing, proving that this literary form could be adapted in skillful hands"
Middlemarch (in 4 vols.)
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-1872. First Edition. Late 19th to early 20th century binding by "Robertson" in Edinburgh. A complete first edition set retaining all four half-titles... (Item #2366)
The novel's first appearance in English, following its infamous obscenity trial
London: Vizetelly & Co., 1886. First English language edition. Octavo: [2, publisher’s ad], [i-vii], viii-xxii, 383; complete with the frontispiece and four illustrations. Original publisher’s blue-green cloth binding with gilt..... (Item #1886)
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. First edition. Second issue binding, without the gilt gun to the upper board. Spine cocked with minor shelfwear to crown and foot. Scattered spotting to edges... (Item #2556)