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The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, in England by ( Morier, James )

London: John Murray, 1828. Two volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, two black morocco labels with gilt lettering and ornate gilt honeycomb decorations. Unnumbered final leaf in Vol. II, bearing printer's imprint, no half titles...

From Dale Steffey Books

$300.00


Memoirs of Count Grammont by HAMILTON, Antoine

1811 PORTRAITS Memoirs of Grammont by Irish Antoine Hamilton Charles II England Antoine Hamilton was a 17th-century Irish author who is primarily known for his work 'Memoires of Count Grammont'. Originally written in French, this work is a historical tal...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Hans Andersen's fairy tales: a new translation by ANDERSON, Hans Christian

1898 Fairy Tales Christian Andersen The Little Mermaid DISNEY FROZEN Illustrated "Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead." ― Hans Christian Andersen Hans Christian Andersen, best remembered for his fairy tales, is the most prolific Danish auth...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$399.00


The vision, or, Hell, Purgatory and Paradise of Dante Alighieri by ALIGHIERI, Dante

1884 DANTE Divine Comedy Illustrated Inferno Paradise Purgatory Dore The Vision Few works throughout the history of all written history have had such an impact on the readership of humanity. The Divine Comedy is Dante's record of an allegorical journey t...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$399.00


$795.00


South Wales illustrated in a series of views: comprising the picturesque scenery, towns, castles, seats of nobility and gentry, antiquities, etc. by GASTINEAU, Henry

1830 South WALES Illustrated by Gastineau Britain Welsh Castles Cathedrals Henry Gastineau was an English engraver and prolific watercolor painter. This fine, illustrated work features views and descriptions of scenes and landmarks from around Wales incl...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


An atlas of antient geography by BUTLER, Samuel

1857 ATLAS Hand-colored MAPS Ancient Geography Greece Holy Land France Britain An impressive 1857 atlas with double-page hand-colored maps! Edited and published by Samuel Butler, this atlas includes maps of various countries of the ancient world – Gre...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


The northern traveller: containing the routes to Niagara, Quebec, and the Springs: with descriptions of the principal scenes and useful hints to strangers by DWIGHT, Theodore; GILPIN, Henry D

1831 Northern Traveller Voyages to NIAGARA Falls Quebec Canada Illustrated MAPS 'The Northern Traveller' is a guidebook to the U.S. Northeast that went through multiple editions. The strip maps and area maps in each edition reflect the existing travel in...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$350.00


The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels by BARHAM, Richard Harris

1870 Ingoldsby Legends Occult Esoteric Tenniel Leech Cruikshank Illustrated "ABRACADABRA!" A beautiful and attractive 1864 printing of the famous "Ingoldsby Legends." This collection of myths, ghost stories, and poetry was written by R.H. Barham, who i...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Grimm's goblins : Grimm's household stories translated from the Kinder und haus Marchen by Edgar Taylor...". by GRIMM, Jacob & Wilhelm

1877 Grimm's Goblins Fairy Tales Cruikshank Rumpelstiltskin English Grimm "Today I stew, and then I'll bake, To-morrow I shall the Queen's child take; Ah! how famous it is that nobody knows That my name is Rumpelstiltskin." ― from Rumpelstiltskin. A...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


Sketches of the natural history of Ceylon : with narratives and anecdotes : Illustrative of the Habits and Instincts of the mammalia, birds, reptiles, fishes, insects, &c. including a monograph of the elephant. by TENNENT, James Emerson

1861 CEYLON Natural History Sri Lanka Monkeys Elephant Illustrated Asia Tennent James Emerson Tennent was a 19th-century British traveler who is best remembered for his appointed position as secretary of Ceylon. From his time living in Ceylon, he publish...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Travels from Buenos Ayres, by Potosi, to Lima by HELMS, Anton Zacharias

1807 Helms Travels from Buenos Aires to Lima PERU Mining Venezuela MAP Voyages Anton Zacharias Helms was an 18th-century German mineralogist who was hired by the Spanish government to introduce methods of research and practice to Peruvian miners. At the ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Fables de La Fontaine by FONTAINE, Jean de la

1864 Fables of Jean la Fontaine Grandville Illustrated Skeletons CLASSIC French "A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it." – Jean de la Fontaine, Fables A rare 1864 French edition of the Fables of Jean de la Fontaine While th...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


[Works of Tolstoy] by TOLSTOY, Leo

1894 Works of Leo Tolstoy Russian Literature Anna Karenina Caucasus GERMAN 3v "If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war." ― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace A rare 1894 anthology of works of Leo Tolstoy. Most known for his master...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


The Arabian Nights Entertainments. by SCOTT, Jonathan

1890 Arabian Nights Entertainments Scott Illustrated Ali Baba Aladdin 4v SET "A loss that can be repaired by money is not of such very great importance." – The Arabian Nights During the Golden Age of Islam in South and West Asia, a collection of tale...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


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