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Tales of a Grandfather - Being the History of Scotland from the Earliest Period to the Union of Scotland and England, Scott, Sir Walter
41 Tales of a Grandfather - Being the History of Scotland from the Earliest Period to the Union of Scotland and England
Scott, Sir Walter
London T. Werner Laurie Ltd. no date Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket John Fulleylove, Illustrator 
Vintage reprint edition in dustjacket, with 8 color illustrations by John Fulleylove and others. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, slight wear to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Abridged by Elsie M. Lang. Clean bright color plates, all present. Clean orange and black dustjacket has very small corner chip, short closed edge tears, price on spine, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018671

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Black Dwarf, Scott, Sir Walter
42 The Black Dwarf
Scott, Sir Walter
New York A. L. Burt Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 442 pgs. A. L. Burt Home Library Edition. White dustjacket is very lightly soiled, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few shrot closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 015711

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Lady of the Lake - A Poem in Six Cantos With Notes and An Appendix from the latest Edinburgh Edition, Scott, Sir Walter
43 The Lady of the Lake - A Poem in Six Cantos With Notes and An Appendix from the latest Edinburgh Edition
Scott, Sir Walter
New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co 1888 Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Full padded leather with embossed decoration on cover front, back and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Chipping to leather at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges all around). Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All pages have red single rule line border. Black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, additional full page illustrations. 332 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026171

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Lady of the Lake, A Poem., Scott, Sir Walter
44 The Lady of the Lake, A Poem.
Scott, Sir Walter
New York Leavitt & Allen Bros. n.d. Hardcover Very Good John Gilbert, Illustrator 
Beautiful old decorated American trade binding - no date - circa 1900. Brown cloth boards decorated with stamped gold, black, orange and green decoration, elaborate gold title box on spine. Some surface fraying at both top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, gilt page edges all around. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard by John Gilbert. 344 pages. 025050

Price: 20.00 USD
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Seneca's Morals - By Way of Abstract. To Which is Added, A Discourse, Under the Title of An After-thought, Seneca; L'Estrange, Sir Roger (Editor)
45 Seneca's Morals - By Way of Abstract. To Which is Added, A Discourse, Under the Title of An After-thought
Seneca; L'Estrange, Sir Roger (Editor)
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1887 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Very clean, unworn Victorian decorated binding. Green cloth boards with black botanical decoration on cover and spine, gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with publisher's advertising-decorated endpapers; one page (page 43) has an edge tear and small chip at top margin. 350 pages. 027919

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Private Life of Plants - A Natural History of Plant Behavior, Sir David Attenborough
46 The Private Life of Plants - A Natural History of Plant Behavior
Sir David Attenborough
London BBC Books 1995 0563370238 / 9780563370239 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition book and dust jacket. Red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 320 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. David Attenborough shows us the natural world and how it works, with a clarity and infectious enthusiasm that few other writers or film-makers have matched. 026437

Price: 40.00 USD
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Enter Sir Robert, Thirkell, Angela
47 Enter Sir Robert
Thirkell, Angela
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded rust cloth boards with small blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), tiny bit of edge wear, slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021515

Price: 35.00 USD
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Adventures Among Immortals Percy Berton - Impresario, Thomas, Lowell
48 Adventures Among Immortals Percy Berton - Impresario
Thomas, Lowell
New York Dodd Mead 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Clean dark blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Beautifully inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "Here's wishing you immortality - Lowell." 330 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, very small chip at top front spine corner (smaller than a pea), curved edge tear at base of rear panel extending 2" up spine fold and 2-1/2" horizontally into rear panel, 2" closed edge tear at base of rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The intimate associations of a famous impresario with the likes of Sarah Bernhardt, H. G. Wells, Eleanora Duse, Bernard Shaw, Sir Henry Irving, J. M. Barrie and many others, as told to Lowell Thomas. 017486

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Relapse or Virtue in Danger, Vanbrugh, Sir John
49 The Relapse or Virtue in Danger
Vanbrugh, Sir John
London Peter Nevill Limited 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 176 pgs. Illustrated with black & white scenes from the play. Introduction by Cyril Ritchard. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chip at rear base of spine, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12mo. Play. 015340

Price: 25.00 USD
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Traveler's Cheque, Weidman, Jerome
50 Traveler's Cheque
Weidman, Jerome
Garden City Doubleday 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with copper metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean golden endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winner Jerome Weidman has selected 19 intimate and entertaining visits with great authors and their works on travel and the ways of the world -- authors such as W. Somerset Maugham, Sir Richard F. Burton, Charles Dickens, Alexander Woolcott and more. Each excerpt from the authors' work is skillfully and entertainingly introduced by Weidman. 020658

Price: 20.00 USD
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More About Collecting, Yoxall, Sir James
51 More About Collecting
Yoxall, Sir James
Toronto, Canada J. M. Dent 1913 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated binding - slate blue ribbed cloth boards with blue-black lettering on cover and spine - cover has illustration of collector examing a vase, clocks, armour and other collectibles in background. No date of publication - circa 1913. Small points of wear to two corners. Clean, binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with dark blue top-stained uppoer page edges, clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, including frontispiece with tissue guard. A few pages have been roughly opened, tearing margins. 339 pages with index. 025215

Price: 15.00 USD
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