Bhagavad Gita, or the Lord's Song

Handsome Temple Classics pocket edition of the Bhagavad Gita in blue flexible boards with gilt decoration on spine. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Some mild wear and rubbing, no writing or markings. 4 x 6 with 211 pages.
  • Bhagavad Gita, or the Lord's Song
  • Lionel D.Barnett, Translator
  • J.M. Dent, 1941

The Abbe Constantin

Small decorative edition of this classic French novel. Blue cloth half binding with bright gilt decoration, titles in gilt on cover and spine. White boards feature full color floral illustration. Sewin-in bookmark, top edge gilt. Illustrated. No date, ca. 1890s. Some soil to front boards, wear to outside edge of front cover, corners crisp. Cover is bright, pages are clean. 4 x 6 with 176 pages.
  • The Abbe Constantin
  • Ludivic Halvey
  • H.M. Caldwell

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Salaman and Absal of Jami

Decorative small hardcover edition of Khayyam's classic as well as works by Jami, including Salaman and Absal. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Floral covers in pink and green with white cloth half binding; titles and leaf and vine design in gilt. Frontispiece of Fitzgerald with tissue guard. Edgewear, heavy at lowers corners and along the top edges of boards. Spine dulled. Former owner's name present, pages generally clean if a bit browned. No date, circa 1898. 4 x 6 with 288 pages. 
  • Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Salaman and Absal of Jami
  • Omar Khayyam, Jami
  • Thomas Y. Crowell

Friedrich Nietzsche

Short biography of Nietzsche as well as an overview of some his writing. Part of "The People's Books" series. Some soil and discoloration to rear boards, former owner's name present on front free endpaper. A few spots of foxing to the text. Illustrated frontispiece portrait of Nietzsche. 4 x 6.5 with 94 indexed pages.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Maximilian A. Mugge
  • T. C. & E. C. Jack, 1910

The Lady Of The Lake

Lovely leather bound edition of Scott's classic poem. Dark green suede covers with gilt decoration on front, gilt titles and decoration on spine. Light green endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated frontispiece. Some chipping and loss to top of spine, some mild rubbing to covers, overall a very tight copy. Text block is bright. No date, gift inscription is dated 1902. 4 x 6 inches with 331 pages.
  • The Lady Of The Lake
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • Thomas Y. Crowell

Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte's classic, bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Part of the Collins Classics series. Book is clean and crisp, just some mild wear. Jacket shows heavy chipping with a previously repaired tear along the upper front panel. With an introduction by Bonamy Dobree. 4.5 x 7 inches with 350 pages.
  • Wuthering Heights
  • Emily Brontë
  • Collins, 1959

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Impressive volume of Poe's work bound in full black cloth. Square paste-down titles and illustration on front cover, spine titles in gilt. Top edge black. Endpapers black. Intense illustrations by Harry Clarke; eight tipped-in full color images and twenty-four in black and white. A bit of wear to corners, spine decoration faded. Slight rear cover soil. 8.5 x 11 inches with 412 pages. Includes Ms. Found in a Bottle; Berenice; Morella; Some Passages in the Life of a Lion (Lionizing); The Assignation; Bon-Bon; King Pest; Metzengerstein; Silence; A Descent into the Maelstrom; Ligeia; The Fall of the House of Usher; William Wilson; The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion; The Man of the Crowd; The Murders in the Rue Morgue; The Mystery of Marie Roget; The Colloquy of Monos and Una; The Masque of the Red Death; The Pit and the Pendulum; The Tell-Tale Heart; The Gold Bug; The Black Cat; The Spectacles; The Premature Burial; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar; The Oblong Box; The Cask of Amontillado; Landor's Cottage.
  • Tales of Mystery and Imagination
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Harry Clarke, illustrator
  • Tudor Publishing Co., 1936

The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll

Modern Library Giant edition of Lewis Carroll's works, including Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Hunting of the Snark, Through the Looking Glass, Silvie and Bruno and Silvie and Bruno Concluded. Book is clean and crisp, no writing or markings. Very mild edgewear. Jacket shows edgewear and some chipping, large two inch tall portion missing from spine. No date listed; Cassens-designed jacket indicates Fall 1945 run, with last Giant title listed as "Anthology of Famous English and American Poetry" but does not include "Paine, Selected Work." Rear panel reads "over 300 books." G5 binding in teal. 6 x 8 inches with 1293 pages. Giant G28.
  • The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll
  • Lewis Carroll
  • John Tenniel, illustrator
  • Modern Library