The Life of Charles Dickens

This is volume one only of "The Life of Charles Dickens" by John Forster, Part of a larger National Library set (vol. 39). The complete "Life of" was two volumes, second volume not included here. This antique hardcover book is bound in brown marbled boards, with brown 3/4 leather. Spine has gilt decoration, with gilt lettering on dark brown spine labels. Top page edge is gilt. Covers are edgeworn, with soil to front and back. Pages browned at edges; most are clean within.  Foxing to foredge. Color frontispiece. 554 pages; approx. 6"x8".
  • John Forster
  • National Library Company, 1876

Lalla Rookh

This antique hardcover book of poetry is bound in patterned cloth boards with 3/4 lavendar cloth details. Spine lettering is gilt; top page edge is gilt. Some mild cover soil; mild edgewear; inner pages lightly browned. Includes an introduction. 309 pages; approx. 4"x6".
  • Thomas Moore
  • The Rodgers Co., 1880

The Poetical Works of Charles Lamb

117 pages. Front cover featured decorative gilt titling. Cover edges and corners show wear. Gilt edges. Spine has a pink stain. Spine ends are very worn and fraying. Back cover is two different blues (light and dark). White marks and scuffing on back cover. Illustrated in black and white. Some writing on end pages. Hinges are a bit weak.
  • The Poetical Works of Charles Lamb
  • E. H. Butler & Co., 1868

History and Antiquities of the State of New Jersey

This antique hardcover book is bound in brown leather boards, with gilt spine lettering. Appears to be a later re-binding. Very mild cover edgewear, mostly clean ; page edges browned/soiled, some browning/foxing within. Black-and-white engravings throughout. Also included with this book is a collection of New Jersey newspaper clippings from the 1950s-70s. 512 pages; approx. 6"x8".

  • John W. Barber, Henry Hove
  • S. Tuttle, 1844
  • First Edition

Revolt of the Colonies

Engraving illustrations. Pages are clean, hinges tight. Cover and gilt lettering a bit faded. Contains owner's name and gift inscriptions, edgewear.
  • American History, Vol. VI Revolt of the Colonies
  • Jacob Abbot
  • Sheldon & Company, 1864

Uncle Daniel's Story of Tom Anderson

This is Uncle Daniel's story of Tom Anderson and twenty great battles by "An Officer of the Union Army." Book is in good condition with owner's name, corner and edge wear, tanned pages, some foxing, wear, and soil. 1st edition. 435 pages, 7.5 x 5.
  • Uncle Daniel's Story of Tom Anderson
  • "An Officer of the Union Army"
  • A. R. Hart and Company, 1886
  • First edition

Industrial History of the United States from the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time

Marbled foredges and innerboards. Pages are clean and crisp. Hinges are tight. Minor edgewear. Leather slightly chipped / worn in places. 936 pages. 7 books in original single binding. Good condition overall. Embraces agriculture, horticulture, cotton, tobacco, wheat, horses, cattle, shipping, fisheries, railroads, mines & mining, oil, coal miners,  banks, insurance, commerce, trade-unions, strikes & the 8-hour movement, Canadian industries and much more.
  • Industrial History of the United States from the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time
  • Albert S. Bolles
  • The Henry Bill Publishing Company, 1881

How To Train In Archery

This is a complete study of the "York Round comprising an exhaustive manual of long range bow shooting for the use of those archers who wish to become contestants at the Grand National Association Meetings." Book is in good to very good condition with tanned pages, some foxing and stains to the front pages, wear, and some soil. Very scarce, especially in the green binding (other examples are usually in brown).  74 pages, 4 inches by 6 inches.
  • How to Train in Archery
  • Maurice Thompson
  • E. I. Horsman, 1879

Catalogue of Rare Objects in Brass, Leathers, and Wood

Rare catalog of antiquities from "Old Japan" from 1903. Printed cloth cover with gilt lettering.  Spine cover is very rubbed.  All edges gilt.  Illustrated with photos.  133 pages.  Cloth cover stiff boards.
  • Catalogue of Rare Objects in Brass, Leathers, and Wood Illustrating the Art of Old Japan to be Sold at Unrestricted Public Sale By Order of Mr. Bunkio Matsuki
  • The American Art Association
  • 1903