New York: Schocken Books, (1966). Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Red price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Spine panel faded to light brown. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 216 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/042313. Near Fine / Very Good.
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1882. Hardcover. 12mo. Green leather backed marble paper covered boards with green leather corners. Gilt title to maroon title label on spine but half of label is missing. Minor rubbing to exterior. Front hinge cracked. Front free end page is loose. Marbled page edges. Interior is clean and bright. English Biography. ENG408271. Very Good.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Fading to spine and to top edge of front board. First American edition. Autobiography of an eminent English physician. A few ink marks in text from previous owner. 351 pages, index, plus ads in the rear. English Biography. ENG106080. Very Good.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1899. Hardcover. Only 250 copies printed on Large Paper. This copy is not numbered. 8vo. Very good. Vellum backed yellow cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and brown decoration to front board. Minor smudging to spine. Minor browning first and last few pages. Many unopened pages. 360 pages. English Biography. ENG1/4222. Very Good.
London: Prospect Books, 2005. Hardcover. Includes a transcript of What Shall We Have For Dinner, by Lady Maria Clutterbuck, a pseudonym used by Catherine Dickens when publishing her menu books. This extensively researched book offers a culinary history of typical meals for various numbers of persons in the middle of the 19th century as well as the social and cultural factors involved. But much more, it sheds new light on the often maligned figure of Charles Dickens's wife Catherine, showing that she for many years played a vital role in her husband's life in managing his household and demanding social schedule. As is well known, their marriage ended badly when Dickens became infatuated with the young actress Ellen Ternan and separated from his wife. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt title and author to spine. In light blue dust jacket with portrait of Mrs. Dickens on front cover. With eight pages of illustrations. In near fine condition. 376 pages including notes and index. COOK/042716. Near Fine / Near Fine.
New York: J. H. Sears & Company, (1928). Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth backedred paper covered boards with black title to gilt title lable on front board and spine. Minor fading to spine and minor edgewear. Front hinge starting. Interior is clean and bright. 320 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/042413. Very Good.
Cambridge: The Saint Nicolas Press, 1956. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Number 738 of 1000 copies printed. Thin 8vo. Pale yellow cloth backed maroon paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Includes frontis. Index, 25 pages. English Biography. ENG10/3122. Very Good.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1876. Hardcover. 8vo. 2 VOLUMES. Very good in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spines. Minor fading to volume I. Minor chipping to cloth on spine ends and bumping to corners. Closed tears to cloth along front hinge of volume II and cracks to both interior hinges though binding remains tight. Book plate to front paste down of volume I. Small open tear to front free end page of volume I. Else is clean and bright. Includes frontispiece with tissue intact. English Biography. ENG/10262 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1908. Hardcover. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to exterior including rubbing to boards, bumping to spine ends, and one small 1 inch long tear in cloth over front hinge. Small sticker from original bookseller to front paste down. Light foxing sporadically throughout though heavier at end pages. Includes frontispiece with intact tissue guard. 30 pages. English Biography. ENG BIO/090409. Very Good +.
London: S.P.C.K, 1964. Hardcover. 8vo. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior. Green dust jacket with black and white title to front and spine panels. Wear to jacket includes rubbing and scuffing as well as creasing to edges. Index 264 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/071709. Near Fine in Good + DJ.