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Epictetus

The Discourses of Epictetus

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Published in two volumes.

Both volumes contain markings, though volume II is more heavily marked. Both volumes contain sections that remain…

Epictetus

The Discourses of Epictetus

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Essays

2005_047_0421.pdf

Wheeler, H.F.B. & Bradley, A.M.   
Napoleon and the Invasion of England: The Story of the Great Terror, With Numerous Illustrations from Contemporary Prints, Caricatures, Etc. Eight in Color. Two Volumes. Vol. II  

2005_047_1528 copy.pdf

Wells, H.G. 

Kipps 

2005_047_1474_1 copy.pdf

This book is described as having Morroco labels and half fawn cloth. The book itself is described as "the story of a simple soul" on its cover page.…

Wells, H.G. 

Kipps 

Weismann, August 

The Evolution Theory 

2005_047_1471_2 copy.pdf

These books appear to be leather-bound and well kept. On the title pages, it notes that it was translated with the help of J. Arthur Thompson and…

Weismann, August 

The Evolution Theory 

Wharton, Edith  
Old New York

2005_047_1514_004 copy.pdf

Old New York is a four novella series that are set in progressing decades: the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s. These novellas exist within the same…

Wharton, Edith  
Old New York

Westermarck, Edward

The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas

2005_047_1482 copy.pdf

Wagner, Richard
Mein Leben

2005_047_1456_2 copy.pdf

This is a two-volume collection of the autobiography of German composer Wagner.

Wagner, Richard
Mein Leben

Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Philippe-Auguste
Oeuvres Completes

2005_047_1450_2 copy.pdf

This two-volume set of the works of Villiers de l'Isle-Adam includes the books L'Eve Future and Contes Cruels. 

Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Philippe-Auguste
Oeuvres Completes

Verlaine, Paul
Oeuvres Completes

2005_047_1436_3 copy.pdf

Three volumes. Bound in half blue morocco by the famous bookbinder Lavoux.

Verlaine, Paul
Oeuvres Completes

Vaughan, Henry
Poems of Henry Vaughan: Silurist

2005_047_1434_1 copy.pdf

Two volumes. Edited by E. K. Chambers, with an introduction by Canon Beeching. Heavily marked up.

Vaughan, Henry
Poems of Henry Vaughan: Silurist

Van Bever, Ad & Leautaud, Paul
Poetes D'Aujourd'hui: Morceaux choisis

2005_047_1430_2 copy.pdf

Includes biographical notes and an essay. Nineteenth edition, in two volumes. Select passages are marked. The letters 'WI' were written in the top…

Van Bever, Ad & Leautaud, Paul
Poetes D'Aujourd'hui: Morceaux choisis

Tyndall, John
Fragments of Science

2005_047_1423_2 copy.pdf

Two volumes. This set is one of only 1000 to be printed. 6th edition. Enlarged. This book is a compilation of essays, addresses, and reviews on…

Tyndall, John
Fragments of Science

Trollope, Francis
Domestic Manners of the Americans

2005_047_1420_2 copy.pdf

Two volumes. Includes illustrations created with lithographs. Bound by the esteemed bookbinder Joseph Zaehnsdorf in half crimson morocco, with…

Trollope, Francis
Domestic Manners of the Americans

Trollope, Anthony
The Chronicles of Barsetshire

2005_047_1418 copy.pdf

Eight volumes. Chronicles is a book series that follow the relationships between the wealthy citizens and clergy of an English county.

Trollope, Anthony
The Chronicles of Barsetshire