Robert James Walsh & Company
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Quechee, Vermont 05059
Full and Plain Evidence Concerning Witches and Apparitions....
by Joseph Glanvil.
London: Printed for J. Collins, at his shop under the Temple Church, and S. Lownds at his shop by the Savoy-gate, 1681.
Lauriat signed calf leather binding circa 1900.
Travel Holy Bible in tooled crimson Moroccan leather, gilt page edges embossed with thistles, brass clasp engraved with: George H. Ball, Psalms 22nd 1st. Philadelphia, 1858.
13 volumes: History of England by David Hume, completed by Tobias Smollett, full crimson Moroccan leather bindings, gilt tooled, page tips gilt, good condition, London 1832. SOLD
A Pinch of Snuff: composed of Curious Particulars and Original Anecdotes of Snuff Taking; as well as a Review of Snuff, Snuff-Boxes, Snuff-Shops, Snuff-Takers, and Snuff-Paper; with The Moral and Physical Effects of Snuff. By Dean Snift of Brazen-Nose. London: Robert Tyas, So. Cheapside.1840. First edition,
with a signed binding by
C.E. Lauriat & Co. of Boston
in acid-etched leather c. 1900.
Six hand-colored lithographs.
Seymour's Humorous Sketches, Comprising Eighty-Six Caricature Etchings. Illustrations in Prose and Verse, By Alfred Crowquill. New Edition. London: Henry G. Bohn, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden. 1872. Signed NOR REM. BINDING, c. 1920, calf leather, with the original decorative cloth binding tipped in.
"You needn't be alarmed, Sir. I ant ahaiming at you."
Two volumes: George Catlin, North American Indians. Edinburgh: John Gant, 31 George IV. Bridge, 1926. "Three hundred and twenty illustrations, carefully engraved from the author's original paintings." Very clean and in excellent condition with tight bindings. There is a small puncture in the spine of volume II.
Zane Grey, Tales of Swordfish and Tuna, First Edition, no dust jacket, otherwise good condition.
Zane Grey, Tales of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand, First Edition, no dust jacket, rough spot on front cover, otherwise in good condition.
Sir Walter Scott, The Waverley Novels, The Abbotsford Edition,
illustrated with 2,000 engravings on steel and wood,
Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1842,
bound in half green morocco leather with green buckram covers and marbled page tips .
This is one of the best sets of Scott ever published and is scarce.
Very good condition, with some rubbing of covers and some interior foxing.
Zane Grey, Tales of Tahitian Waters,
First Edition, New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1931,
no dust jacket, in red buckram covers with illustrated endpapers and many photographs taken by the author.
Good condition, with rubbed edges, tight binding.
Zane Grey, An American Angler in Australia,
First Edition, New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1937,
no dust jacket, and in original aqua buckram covers,
and illustrated with photographs.
Good condition, with fading cover and tight binding.
Zane Grey, Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas, First Edition,
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1925,
no dust jacket, and re-bound in new navy buckram covers with marbled endpapers, and illustrations from photographs taken by the author and others, and from drawings by Lillian Wilhelm Smith.
Very good condition with replaced binding c. 1965.
Ricdom Funnidos, Cent., The Comic Almanack, for 1845: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earners, Containing “All Things Fitting for Such a Work”, Adorned with Numerous Humorous Illustrations; - And a Dozen of “Right Merrie” Cuts Pertaining to the Months, by George Cruikshank,
London: Imprinted for David Bogue, Bibliopolist, in Fleet Street by Vizetelly Brothers & Co., Peterborough Court, 135 Fleet Street,
bound in full crimson morocco leather with gilt and hubbed spines.
Good condition, with binding starting.
R. C. Grey, Adventures of a Deep-Sea Angler,
Profusely Illustrated from Photograph Taken by the Author,
First Edition, New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930,
no dust jacket, with dark green buckram covers and illustrated endpapers.
Good condition, with some staining on cover.
William Morris, The Water of the Wondrous Isles,
First Trade Edition, London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897,
in ¾ black morocco leather binding with gilt and hubbed spine, wavy aqua buckram covers, watery marbled endpapers.
This is a scarce, out of print book
and is wonderful reading for fantasy-lovers.
Morris' fantasies inspired many writers, including J.R.R. Tolkien.
Good condition, with the leather covers soiled, tight binding.
W. Outram Tristram, Coaching Days and Coaching Ways,
with 214 Illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton, London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1901,
in ¾ tan calf leather binding with gilt and tooled spine
signed Morrell Binder London.
Alfred Tennyson, D.C.L., Poet-Laureate,
Enoch Arden, Etc., First Edition,
London: Edward Moxon & Co., Dover Street, 1864,
in a binding of darkened crimson full morocco leather
with marbled endpapers and gilt and hubbed spine
signed Magnier Freres Rel.
Very good condition with slight rubbing of binding.
Zane Grey, Tales of Fresh-Water Fishing,
with One Hundred Illustrations from Photographs Taken by the Author.
First Edition, New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928,
no dust jacket, in grey buckram covers with illustrated end papers.
Good condition, with slight rubbing of covers and back hinge cracked at base.
“A Lady of Massachusetts”
(Lydia Mary Francis Child (1801-1880),
The First Settlers of New-England:
or, Conquest of the Pequods, Narragansetts and Pokanokets as Related by A Mother to Her Children, and Designed for the Instruction of Youth,
Boston: Munroe and Francis, and Charles S. Francis, New York,
no date (1829),
in ¼ black morocco leather with marbled covers,
Good condition, rubbing of spine and edges, 6.25”H x 3.75”W.
Child was a lifelong champion of Native American rights,
women’s rights, religious toleration and educational reform.
or Tales and Novels of Marguerite d’Angouleme, Queen of Navarre,
now first completely done into English Prose and Verse
from the original French
by Arthur Machen with Etchings by Leopold Fleming:
Printed only for Subscribers by George Barrie, Philadelphia, c. 1900,
bound in ¾ royal blue morocco leather
with blue buckram covers and marbled endpapers.
Good condition, with some rubbing of the edges.
Robert T. Vyner , Notitia Venatrica,
A Treatise on Fox-Hunting, Embracing the General Management of Hounds,
7th edition c. 1891-1900: “A new edition revised, corrected and enlarged
by William C.A. Blew, M.A., Revised and Brought Down to Date by Cuthbert Bradley,
with twelve illustrations by Henry Alken and Others Cloured by Hand.”
London: The Blackfriars Publishing Company, 30 and 31 New Bridge Street, E.C.
bound in dark green illustrated buckram covers.
Good condition, with rubbed covers, binding starting t9 loosen on second volume.
The Anatomy of Melancholy,
What It Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms,
Prognostics, and Several Cures of It,
In Three Partitions, With Their Several Sections, Members, and Subsections, Philosophically, Medically, Historically Opened and Cut Up,
With a Satirical Preface, Conducing to the Following Discourse.
A New Edition by Democritus Minor.
London: William Tegg, 1863,
bound in ¾ red morocco leather with cloth covers and gilt and hubbed spines.
Originally published in 1652.