Topic: Nineteenth Century [x]
Bookseller: Left Bank Books [x]
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
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890.
12mo, publisher's gray cloth spine over white cloth boards, spine stamped, upper board decoratively stamped in silver and gilt, top edge gilt. Housed in custom more
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891.
12mo, publisher's gilt-stamped gray cloth, bevelled edges, top edge gilt, tissue-guarded title-page. Housed in custom clamshell box. Rare first edition of the second collection of more
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1896.
12mo, publisher's half green cloth over gilt-stamped white boards, all edges gilt. Housed in custom clamshell box. Rare first edition of the third collection of more
Pasadena: Theosophical University Press, 1966.
2 vols., octavo, publisher's crimson cloth, spines gilt, original printed dust jackets. Two-volume work by Russian occultist, philosopher, writer, and apparent medium Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, more
Vienna: Jacob Wallner Verlag, 1867.
12mo, later full morocco, spine gilt and ornamentally blindstamped; each board with raised, partially blind-stamped ornamental centerpiece, four star-shaped metal corner pieces, and 18 metal 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
Paris: A. Quantin, 1885.
8 vols., large octavos, contemporary full red morocco, raised bands, spines and board edges gilt, gilt-tooled dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, attached silk bookmarks, 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
[Flaubert, Gustave]; Adam-Tessier, Maxime
Sens, France: Musées de Sens, Sens, France.
Folio, publisher's printed red stiff paper wraps with French flaps. Series of 80 pencil, ink wash, and gouache drawings of the great 19th-century French novelist. more
(Beardsley, Aubrey); Reade, Brian
London: Studio Vista, 1971.
Folio, publisher's drab green cloth, spine gilt, original illustrated dust jacket. Monograph on the decadent British artist, a leading figure with Oscar Wilde of the 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
Wharton, Edith; Codman, Ogden, Jr.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897.
Small quarto, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco, marbled boards and endpapers, raised bands, spine ornately gilt, top edge gilt, tissue-guarded architectural title-page. "Modern civilization has been more
Nietzsche, Friedrich; Tille, Alexander (translator)
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896.
Octavo, publisher's green cloth, spine gilt, boards blind-ruled. First US edition of the brilliant and megalomaniacal German philosopher's "gorgeous disaster" (Harold Bloom), an aphoristic prose-poem more
(Wilde, Oscar) "C.3.3."
London: Leonard Smithers, 1898.
Tall octavo, publisher's ivory cloth over mustard cloth boards, spine gilt, fore and bottom edges uncut, text printed to versos only. Housed in a custom 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
[Krylov, Ivan Andreyevich; Sumarokov, Alexander; Kheraskov, Mikhail, et al (contributors)] (Golytsin, Emmanuel Mikhailovich, translator)
Paris: Librairie D'Amyot, 1842.
12mo in half-sheets, early half red morocco over red patterned paper-covered boards, spine gilt-ruled and lettered, small manuscript date label affixed to foot of spine, more
London: Ward Lock, 1891.
Octavo, publisher's half vellum gilt, gilt-lettered beveled boards, uncut. "There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, more
(Dostoevsky, Fyodor) Dostoievsky, Fedor
London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1894.
Octavo, publisher's yellow cloth pictorially stamped in black, spine gilt, uncut. First edition in English of the great Russian writer's first book, an epistolary novel 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