April SALE! All books in the Books on Books, Canadian & Arctic History, European History and Languges, Latin American History, and Maritime sections priced at $125 and under are 50% off for the month of April.
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, lots, books on William Morris & the Pre-Raphaelites, items sold on consignment, and newly acquired items.
Many prints & manscripts including framed items are also on sale for 30% off.
Links to each sale section are below:
Books on Books
Canada & the Arctic
Central & South American History
Eastern European History
English History | English Biography | English Monarchy
French History | French Language
General History | Ancient History
German History | German Language
Greek History | Roman History
Italian History | Italian Language
Irish & Scottish History
Medieval History | Renaissance History
Spanish & Portuguese History
Due to continuing Covid-19 concerns, we remain CLOSED to the public. We are continuing to ship books and we offer curbside pickup and limited local delivery options on *MOST* weekdays between 10:30 am and 5:30 pm. Please call or email us to schedule a pick-up time window and please WAIT for confirmation. The LAST day for curbside pickups at our Baltimore location will be Thursday, June 10th. (Our Baltimore location will be closing on June 30th - please visit us in Savage Mill. Appointments to resume in Fall of 2021.)
Thank you for supporting us through these difficult times!
Refine search resultsSkip to search results
Leipzig and Berlin: Wilhelm Friedrich, 1885. Hardcover. 8vo. Three quater dark brown leather with marble paper covered boards with gilt title on black title label to spine. Gilt floral devices to spine. Minor edgewear and light rubbing to boards. Beautiful gold and black patterned end pages. Book plate of I. H. Epstein to front paste down. Interior is clean and bright, aside from pencil marking on title page. Full marbled edges. An attractive book. IN GERMAN. 219 pages. German Language. GERLANG/092508. Very Good.
Garden City: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1970. Hardcover. Very good in very good minus white illustrated dust jacket. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. Chipping to head of spine and small closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel. Interior is pristine with frontis. Index, 367 pages. 20th Century England. ENG/1103. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1970. Hardcover. A comprehensive compilation of more than 2,600 writings about Dickinson between 1850-1968. Bound in dark green cloth in bright pink dust jacket with title to spine. Very good in chipped, price clipped dust jacket. 322 pages. BOB/102016. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Edizioni dello Zibaldone, 1951. Paperback. Number 72 of 100 in serie 11a with signature of the author in pencil. Very good in grey paper wrappers with red title to front cover. Browning to spine and edges of covers. No title to spine, but there is a number "2" in printed in red. Minor browning to margins of interior pages, else clean and bright. Pages are unopened. 62 pages. ITA/062615. Very Good.
Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1960. Hardcover. 12mo. Very good in grey clothcovered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor fading to spine and edges. Interior is clean and bright. In original clear mylar price clipped dust jacket. Small open tear to top edge of jacket. 30 pages. Books on Books. BOB2/3252. Very Good.
New York: Dover Publications, 1959. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth boards with blue title to spine. Clean, tight interior with many fold out maps. Green dust jacket with black title to spine. Minor fading to spine of jacket and minor wear to edges. Index, 743 pages. Geography. GEO/050406. Fine in Very Good dj.
Cleveland: The World Syndicate Publishing Company, 1939. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth boards with title pastedown to spine and front boards. Slight bump to spine ends; very small tear to head of spine. Interior is very clean with many B&W plates. Tight binding. Orange and black dj with wear/creasing to edges. Chipping to spine ends of jacket. Small open tear to spine of jacket. Price-clipped jacket. 240 pp. PSY/020205. Very Good in Very Good Minus dj.
19th century. Hardcover. 12mo. From the English of John Bunyan, this is a German version of Pilgrim's Progress. Very good+ in beautiful brown full-leather covered boards. Gilt title and gilt ruling to spine. frontis. Foxing throughout though text is bright. 232 pages. German, text in fraktur. GER210021. Very Good+.
Leipzig: R.F. Ulbrecht, 1882. Hardcover. Second edition. Front board, German account of Stanley's travels through Africa. Red cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards. Gilt title to spine and white title to front cover. Spine ends have been restored with modern cloth. Split to cloth along rear hinge. Minor wear to edges of boards. Color frontispiece. Previous owner stamp to front cover and to several pages. Front endpapers are very soiled, pages are somewhat brittle but readable, small chips to edges of some pages, browning to pages. Cracked hinges. 157 pages. German language. GER1008281. Very Good.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1852. Hardcover. Ex-library from W. Wilson Moffat's English, French, and Italian Circulating Library, Edinburgh. According to his bookplate, Mr. Moffat was a bookseller, printer, and binder. His bookplate in the front of both volumes and the number 77 in ink on the front pastedown are the only evidence that this was part of a circulating library. Very good in original maroon cloth boards with gilt titles to spines and embossed decoration to spines and boards. Minor wear to edges of boards. Both bindings are slightly rolled. Clean interiors with only a few light smudge marks and notes in pencil on the rear free endpage of volume one. 310 pages in volume 1; 319 pages in volume 2. SCOT/061311 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
Basel: Buchdruckerei der National Zeitung AG, 1936. Paperback. SCARCE. Very good in yellow wraps, a bit faded around the edges with black title to front cover. Chipping to spine, pen mark to rear cover, and small chip to front cover. This copy belonged to Ottokar Weiss, an associate of James Joyce - with Weiss's ownership inscription dated 1941. Includes charts. 97 pages. German. GER1/01191. Very Good.
München: Friedr. Bassermann, 1943. Very good in yellow paper covered boards with brown cloth spine titled in black. Black title and light foxing to front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards. Minor browning to edges of pages and occasional smudge marks to interior. Includes109 illustrations. In German. GER31212. Very Good.