Search results for: 'JAMES, Henry'
TRAGARA PRESS: JAMES, Henry. Lake George to Burlington: Two American Travel Sketches.
Edinburgh : 1981Limited issue, one of four proof copies aside from the edition of 120, inscribed as such by the printer Alan Anderson on the limitation page.
While living with his family in Cambridge, Massachusetts between 1870 and 1872, Henry James wrote six travel sketches of America and Canada for the Nation. Four of them were reprinted in Portraits of Places... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 146007
WOTTON, Sir Henry. A Parallell betweene Robert late Earle of Essex, and George late Duke of Buckingham.
London : 1641First edition. "These notices of Wotton's two chief Patrons are his most valuable contribution to the History of his own Times" (Hannah, p. xvii).
The author and diplomat Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639) entered, in 1594, the service of Robert Devereux (1565-1601), second Earl of Essex, as his agent and secretary, supplying intelligence of affairs... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 140752
JAMES, William. The Principles of Psychology.
New York : 1890First edition, second printing, of the American philosopher and psychologist's most influential work and "the foundation of the American school of experimental psychology" (Garrison-Morton).
Influenced by his European counterpart and contemporary Wilhelm Wundt, William James (1842-1910) viewed psychology as an experimental science based on physiology:... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 144964
LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. Excelsior.
Boston : 1878A pretty illustrated edition of Longfellow's memorable poem first published in 1842, this copy with a slip pasted in at the front carrying an autograph quotation from the poem, signed and dated 1848; "His brow was sad, his eyes beneath / Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, / and like a silver clarion rung / the accents of that unknown tongue, /... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 122598
PURCHAS, Samuel. Purchas his Pilgrimes.
London : 1625-6First edition of Purchas his Pilgrimes, with the preferred fourth edition of the Pilgrimage; together this is the desired state of the complete set of Purchas's important collection of travel and exploration narratives from ancient times up to and including the recent accounts of Virginia by John Smith.
The Pilgrimes was conceived as a continuation... Learn More£125,000.00
Stock Code: 146860
AUSTRALIA; PACIFIC. Manuscript Journal of a Royal Navy officer, including voyages on HMS Nelson and HMS Tamar,
Portsmouth : 1884-5Punctiliously maintained and engrossing journal largely devoted to service on the Australia Station aboard HMS Nelson - including an eye witness account of the ceremony whereby Papua New Guinea was established as a British Protectorate.
The journal was kept by Lieutenant the Hon. Gerald FitzMaurice Digby (1858-1942), inscribed on the verso of... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 131132