Principalities and Powers in Heavenly Places


This antique hardcover book is bound in black cloth boards, with decorative etching on the front cover and gilt spine lettering. Bookplate from private, 19th-century library; some foxing; most inner pages clean. The author writes about what Revelations has to say about the influence of evil spirits and angels on our lives. 298 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • Principalities and Powers in Heavenly Places
  • Charlotte Elizabeth
  • John S. Taylor & Co., 1844
  • First Edition




Allan Quatermain


This antique hardcover book is bound in brown pictorial boards, with black lettering on the front and spine. The cover illustration depicts the title character and his dog. Mild edgewear; small owner's label on front inner board; overall a clean, tight copy. This title in Haggard's "Quatermain" series finds the title character recovering from the death of his son, Harry, and returning to Africa only to become ensnared in an inter-tribal dispute. 251 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • Allan Quatermain
  • H. Rider Haggard
  • W.B. Conkey Co., 1910




Heroes and Hunters of the West


This antique hardcover book is bound in dark brown cloth boards, with gilt spine lettering and decoration, and decorative etching on the covers. Covers show heavy wear; spine is faded; some foxing within; bookplate and inscription on front endpapers. Illustrated with engravings throughout, this volume contains biographical sketches of legendary figures of the American West, such as Daniel Boone, Simon Girty, Samuel Brady, Capt. William Hubbell and others. 300 pages; approx. 5"x8".



  • Heroes and Hunters of the West: Comprising Sketches and Adventures of Boone, Kenton, Brady, Logan, Whetzel, Fleehart, Hughes, Johnston
  • H.C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, 1853




The Alcestiad


170 pages. The Alcestiad or, A Life in the Sun; The Drunken Sisters. First Edition from the The First Edition Society and The Franklin Library. Bound in leather. Gilt decorations on cover. Spine has "First Edition" on it along with title, author, and "The Franklin Library". Two raised bands on spine. Ribbon bookmark. Satin endpapers. All edges are gilt.



  • The Alcestiad
  • Thornton Wilder
  • Daniel Maffia, illustrator
  • The Franklin Library, 1977
  • First edition



Collected Poems of W.H. Auden


696 pages. First Edition from the The First Edition Society and The Franklin Library. Illustrated frontispiece - a color portrait of W.H. Auden by Daniel Schwartz. Edited by Edward Mendelson. Bound in leather. Gilt decorations on cover. 3 raised bands on spine. Ribbon bookmark. Satin endpapers. All edges are gilt.



  • Collected Poems
  • W. H. Auden; Edward Mendelson, editor
  • The Franklin Library, 1976
  • First edition



War and Remembrance


1115 pages. First Edition from the The First Edition Society and The Franklin Library. Bound in leather. Gilt decorations on cover. Spine has "First Edition" on it along with title, author, and "The Franklin Library". 2 raised bands on spine. Ribbon bookmark. Satin endpapers. All edges are gilt. Illustrations in black and white. 



  • War and Remembrance
  • Herman Wouk
  • Harlan M. Krakovitz, illustrator
  • The Franklin Library, 1978
  • First edition



Roger's Version


This autographed first edition is bound in dark blue leather boards, with gilt decoration on the cover and gilt lettering on the spine. All page edges are gilt. A beautiful, gift quality limited edition with marbled endpapers and a frontispiece plate by Barron Storey. 329 pages; approx. 6"x9".



  • Roger's Version
  • John Updike
  • The Franklin Library, 1986
  • First edition




The Talisman

Book is in fine, gift quality condition with full leather, gilt decorations and all page edges gilt, raised bands, silk moire endpapers and ribbon marker, and sewn archival quality pages. Part of the 100 Greatest Books series. 6 x 9 with 369 pages.


  • The Talisman
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • Federico Castellon, illustrator
  • Easton Press, 1994



Recapitulation


A fine copy, first edition, prior to the first US trade edition; limited edition for the First Edition Society. Bound in rust colored leather with decorative gilt boards and gilt edges. Four raised bands on spine. Silk book marker bound in. Illustrated by Walter Rane. 6 x 9 with 335 pages.



  • Recapitulation
  • Wallace Stegner
  • Walter Rane, illustrator
  • Franklin Library, 1979
  • First edition




The Red Badge of Courage


Book is in fine, gift quality condition with full leather, gilt decorations and all page edges gilt, ribbed spine, silk moire endpapers and ribbon marker, and sewn archival quality pages. Part of the 100 Greatest Books series. 6 inches by 9 inches.



  • The Red Badge of Courage
  • Stephen Crane
  • John Steuart Curry, illustrator
  • Easton Press, 1994