England: The Alpine Garden Society of Great Britain, 1930-1986. Hardcover. First Edition. Green cloth-covered boards with gold embossed titling to spines. Set consists of a complete run of Volumes I-LIV spanning the years 1930 to 1986, as well as the four Index Volumes: I-XV, XVI-XXX, XXXI-XL, and XLI-L; and the International Conference Report of 1971. An important reference work in Alpine Plants. Very good.
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London: Harding, Mavor and Lepard, 1823-1834. Full leather. First Edition. 4to. Brown leather bindings with five raised bands at spine, burgundy and black leather patch titles to spine of each volume. Each binding has boards that are splitting at hinge, wear and chipping to edges. Three line gold border to front and rear covers, elaborate dentelles to front and rear pastedowns, marbled endpapers, previous owner's bookplate on pastedown of each volume. Light foxing throughout, almost all portraits have ghosted onto the tissue guard protecting each. Very Good.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Hard Cover. First Edition. Wilderness Edition Frontispiece portrait of Eugene O'Neill. Original gilt stamped terra-cotta cloth with gilt vingette on the front cover of each volume, top edge of text block also gilded. 12 volumes complete.
O'Neill has signed Volume 1. Set #179 of 770. Minor foxing to endpapers on some volumes. An exceptional set! Very Good.
New York: The University Society Inc., 1917. Hardcover. As. 4to. Green cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine, "Nature Lovers Library" logo on lower right corner of the front board of each volume. Slight scuffing to covers from use, very clean within. Encyclopedic set on the natural world with both color and black and white illustrations. In original, rare wood shipping crate, emblazoned with "Nature Lovers Library. Six Volumes. Buckram" on ends. Lacking lid. Heavy set, will require additional shipping. Very Good.
London: Various, 1809, 1845, 1846, 1850, 1855. Full Leather. Various. Collection of nine volumes by and about Sydney Smith varying publication dates and editions bound uniformly by Bickers & Son, London. "Two Volumes of Sermons" (2 Volumes; London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1809) First Edition. "The Works of Sydney Smith" (3 Volumes; London: Longman, Brown Green, and Longmans, 1845) Third Edition. "Sermons Preached at St. Paul's Cathedral, The Foundling Hospital, and Several Churches in London; Together With Others Addressed to a Country Congregation" (London: Longman, Brown Green, and Longmans, 1846) First Edition. "Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy, Delivered at the Royal Institution in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806" (London: Longman, Brown Green, and Longmans, 1850) Second Edition. "A Memoir of The Reverend Sydney.....
London: Printed At The Shakespeare Press By W. Nicol For John Major Fleet-Street And Robert Jennings Poultry. 1828. Full Leather. As. xxii, 367; 414,  Index of Artists; 312, ; xxv, 326, ; viii 382pp. 4to. Full leather binding with bold embossed border on front and rear boards of each volume with inset border of blind embossed Greek keys. Four raised bands at spine, two burgundy patch titles on each volume with titles embossed in gold. Light chipping and wear to each volume hinges still tight, leather has not split at hinges as is common with an edition of this age bound in leather. Bookplate of previous owner, Charles Brune Henville, affixed to front pastedown of each volume. Light foxing to preliminary pages of each.....