Search results for: 'HARTLEY, L. P'
EGAN, Pierce. Boxiana; or, Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism;
London : 1812-24First editions of the original four volumes as issued by Sherwood, Neely and Jones; Egan added further volumes in 1828 and 1829 but the publishers sought an injunction against him and he was required to bring them out as part of a "New Series". The plate volume was issued around 1840 and comprises "62 plates, these being made up by 57 plates from the... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 136135
(GATLING, Richard J.) Report of the Board of Officers … on Gatling Guns of Large Caliber for Flank-Defence - with two autograph letters signed to Edgar T. Welles.
Washington : 1874First edition. Engraved bookplate; "Compliments of the Acting Chief of Ordnance, U.S. Army" to the front pastedown. Two 2-page autograph letters signed on Gatling Gun Company stationery from Richard J. Gatling to Edgar T. Welles, son of Gideon Welles Civil War Secretary of the Navy, and secretary and treasurer of the Gatling Gun Co. In the first, dated... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 82902
MANN, Thomas. Lotte in Weimar.
Stockholm : 1939First edition, first printing, an exceptional copy with the jacket, scarce thus. This Goethe-esque novel by the Nobel laureate was first published in Sweden because Mann's works were proscribed by the Nazis, and he had fled to America in the late 1930s. Mann's text was famously quoted at the Nuremberg Trials, 1946, by Hartley Shawcross, the British... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 139563