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1) The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, 2 volumes (complete)
Motley, John Lothrop
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. John Lothrop Motley, D.C.L., LL.D., The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Hollands; with a view of the primary cuases and movements of the Thirty Years' War. In two volumes complete. Illustrated. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. First edition. Brown cloth binding, finely blindstamped. Gold titles. 389, 475 pp. Antique ex-library with hand-dated and hand-numbered bookplates no pockets. A detailed and important history of the Thirty Years' War and ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
2) Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover, 2 volumes (complete)
Doran, Dr. (John Doran)
 
New York: W. J. Widdleton, 1865. Early edition London:1855, complete in two volumes. Dark red cloth binding, gold titles. Formed part of the historical collection of one of the oldest libraries in the USA. Each volume has a hand-numbered and hand-dated antique bookplate. Volume I: Queen Sophia Dorothea of Zell, wife of George I; Queen Caroline Wilhelmina Dorothea, wife of George II. Volume II: Queen Charlotte Sophia, wife of George III; Queen Caroline of Brunswick. 420 pp., 377 pp., advertising [4]. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$100.00
3) A Man of Other Days. Recollections of the Marquis Henry Joseph Costa de Beauregard, selected from his papers by his great grandson The Marquis Costa de Beauregard, in 2 volumes (complete)
Costa, Marquis Henry [Henry Joseph Costa de Beauregard]; Charlotte M. Yonge, editor
 
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1877. First edition. Red sandcloth binding, blinstamped decoration, gold titles. Both volumes have the paste-on label of "Mudie's Select Library". 317, 308 [16 advertisements] pp. The history of a Savoyard family during the troubles of the French Revolution and subsequent invasions. Antique ex-library, purchased directly from the historical collection of a very old USA institution and bearing its hand-dated and hand-numbered bookplate no pocket. Boards soiled, scuffe... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$750.00
4) Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812-1813
Bourgogne, Sergeant; Cottin, Paul, compiler
 
New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899. First edition in English. Blue cloth binding with Napoleonic soldiers marching in profile. 356 pp. Frontispiece portrait, protective tissue, 7 additional illustrations. Memoirs of Napoleon's disasterous Russian campaign. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate no pocket. Spine darkened, light edgewear. Very good condition.. First American Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$95.00
5) Modern Leaders
McCarthy, Justin
 
New York: Sheldon & Company, 1872. Justin McCarthy, Modern Leaders. New York: Sheldon & Company, 1872. 8vo. Green cloth binding. 243 pp. Sketches of contemporary leaders, including Queen Victoria, Louis Napoleon, Empress Eugenie, the Prince of Wales, the King of Prussia, Victor Emanuel, King of Italy, Louis Adolph Thiers, duke of Cambridge, Brigham Young, English Positivists, English Tories, George Eliot, George Sand, Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton, Archbishop Manning, John Ruskin, Charles Reade, Charle... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$80.00
6) Mrs. Skaggs's Husband and Other Sketches
Harte, Bret
 
New York: James R. Osgood, 1873. New York: Osgood, 1873. First edition. BAL 7266. 12mo. Cloth binding, 352 pp. Antique library, hand-numbered & dated bookplate. Light silverfishing, wear top of spine, good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
7) Noble Workers: A Book of Examples for Young Men
Page, H. A
 
New York: Lovell, Adam, Wesson & Company, 1878. Publication date and edition not stated. Hand-numbered and hand-dated antique library bookplate states June, 1878. Brief biographies of men meant to act as examples of right action and right living to younger men. Bright blue cloth binding with black ruling and decoration, fancy gilt title. 411 pp. followed by 8 pp. of advertising. Frontispiece drawing of John Coleridge Patteson. Also includes chapters on Charles Knight, Robert Chambers, Duncan Matheson, J... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$60.00
8) Queen Mary: A Drama. Author's Edition from Advance Sheets
Tennyson, Alfred
 
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1875. Boston: Osgood, 1875. First American Edition "Author's Edition from Advance Sheets". 12mo. Brown cloth binding with gold decoration, gold titles. Contemporary library bookplate, hand-numbered and hand-dated. Ads on verso of half-title. 284 pp. Chipping top of spine, 1/16" loss of material, light edgewear, boards skewed, a couple of small holes in ffep. Very good condition.. First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾&quo... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
9) Romances of Real Life, Second Series
Hunt, Leigh; Arthur Symons, introduction and notes
 
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889. Early edition, originally published in 1843. 16mo. Highly decorative red cloth boards with black intertwining ring decoration, inset of domed capital building, red on gold titles. 336 pp. Advertising on endpapers. Antique ex-library, purchased directly from the historical collection of one of the USA's oldest institutions and bearing its hand-dated and hand-numbered bookplate. Some silverfishing to rear cover, scuffing, library name and num... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
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