Bookseller: Left Bank Books [x]
Topic: History [x]
London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1781.
6 vols., quarto, full contemporary calf rebacked, black calf labels, spines gilt, boards gilt-ruled. Mixed edition of Gibbon's landmark work of historiography, spanning 13 centuries, more
Boston: Fag Rag Books, 1978.
Octavo, publisher's illustrated stiff paper wraps lettered in black. "The new socialism is not just political, it is magical and sexual." First edition of this more
Clausewitz, Carl Philipp Gottfried von
London: N. Trübner & Co, 1873.
Quarto, publisher's blue cloth, spine ruled in black and gilt with original gilt label, boards ruled in black, black endpapers. Printed in double-column. Housed in more
Barbey D'Aurevilly, Jules-Amédée
Caen: B. Mancel, 1845.
Small square octavo, contemporary full red crushed morocco, raised bands, spine and board edges gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, attached silk bookmark, more
Skinner, Cornelia Otis
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962.
Octavo, publisher's slate cloth, spine gilt, spine and upper board stamped lavender, original pictorial dust jacket. "The great business at hand was pleasure, conducted by more
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1914.
12mo, publisher's gilt and blindstamped red cloth over flexible boards, printed and cartographic endpapers, all edges marbled, attached green silk bookmark, original printed dust jacket. more
New York: Williams and Whiting, 1810.
3 vols., small octavo, contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled paper-covered boards, spine ruled in gilt, red morocco labels gilt. First edition of Hamilton's collected works more
Marquise de La Tour-du-Pin Gouvernet, Henriette-Lucie Dillon
Paris: Librairie Chapelot, 1913.
2 vols., octavo, contemporary three-quarter white vellum over elaborately patterned black-and-white morocco or polished calf, red morocco spine labels gilt, all edges red, marbled endpapers. more
Staël-Holstein, Anne Louise Germaine de
Lausanne: Jean Mourer, et Hignou et Comp, 1796.
Octavo, contemporary tree calf, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, red morocco spine label gilt, board edges and panels gilt-ruled, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, attached more
Reiss, Winold (illustrator); Linderman, Frank B. (text)
St. Paul: Great Northern Railway, 1935.
Large quarto, publisher's red cloth over red paper-covered boards decoratively lettered in blue and white, yellow endpapers, original dust jacket decoratively printed in red, blue more
(Mansfield, Jane); Saxton, Martha
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975.
Octavo, publisher's rose cloth, spine and upper board stamped in metallic magenta, pink endpapers, original photo-illustrated dust jacket. "She thought she could handle it, but more
Gainesville, FL: North Flordia Publishing Co, 1985.
Oblong octavo, publisher's stapled photo-illustrated stiff paper wraps. Collection of Major Joel Glenn's black-and-white 3D stereoscopic photos taken with a Stereo Realist camera between 1965 more
Davey, Neil K.; Winkroth, W.W. (preface)
New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1974.
Folio, publisher's blue cloth, spine gilt, light grey endpapers, original photo-illustrated dust jacket. Auction catalog thoroughly illustrated with black-and-white reproductions; includes subject index, glossary of more
Hagen: Folkwang Verlag G.M.B.H, 1922.
Quarto, publisher's beige paper-covered boards, spine and boards illustrated with black stipple drawings. 96 black-and-white plates illustrating Incan ceramics, textiles and architecture. Volume I in more
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc, 1971.
Octavo, publisher's navy blue cloth, spine stamped in white, illustrated endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket. First edition of the first authoritative account of the infamous more
Travis, Dempsey J.; Simon, Paul (introduction)
Chicago: Urban Research Press, 1987.
Quarto, publisher's navy paper covered boards, spine gilt, original illustrated dust jacket. Comprehensive documentary survey of 150 years of African-American contributions to politics in Chicago, more
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1931.
Large octavo, publisher's blue cloth, original printed dust jacket, folded annotated galley sheet laid in. First US edition of French man of letters Rolland's double-portrait more