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England: Picturesque and Descriptive Reminiscences of Foreign Travel

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002870

Condition: Near Fine


Probable 1st U.S., copyrighted 1899, publisehd 1900. Complete in two volumes. Dark green cloth, elaborate gilt armorial crest device, gilt borders, gilt tops, gilt lettering and spine panel device. Extremely well preserved, fine bindings, showing only slight rubbing at bottom extrems. View more info

England: Picturesque and Descriptive Reminiscences of Foreign Travel

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1900

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 005805

Condition: Near Fine


Dark teal-green cloth, elaborately gilt-lettered, gilt tops, silk bookmarks bound in. Complete in two volumes. xii + 402 + viii + 412 pp., illus. w/ numerous photogravure plates (tissued guards), large folding color railroad map of England at rear of Vol. II. Former owner bookplates on front pastedowns of both volumes, slightly rubbed extrems and corners, else virtually as issued, very nearly immaculate. Clean, bright interiors, firm bindings. Solid Near Fine to Fine. View more info

The Mediterranean and Its Borderlands [Complete in 2 Volumes; I: Western Countries; II: Eastern Countries]

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011889

Condition: Very Good


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, little actual wear, with hand-written call number on lower portion. Red cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt, top edges in gilt, red silk marks bound in. Modestly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Complete in two volumes. vii,609 + [v],648 pp., illus. w/ sepia-toned plates, each with separate guard, scattered through both volumes. Vol. I inner hinge very slightly starting, Vol. II showing slight fore-edge bruising to several early leaves, interiors otherwise intact and clean. This set does not retain the origin... View more info

England, Picturesque and Descriptive: Reminiscences of Foreign Travel [Vol. I + II, Complete - Custom Binding?]

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates and Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 033443

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in brown 3/4 cloth, marbled paper covered boards, ruled borders and lettered in gilt on spine panels, top text block edge in gilt, deckled edges. We have never encountered this binding variant on this title and suspect that the set has been rebound using the original boards (or that it may be custom, though there are no binder's tags present). In any case, a professional job with lovely results. Light rubbing along those portions of the edges not wrapped in cloth, otherwise presenting virtually as issued, with fully intact hinges, firm bindings, ... View more info