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2005_047_1538 copy.pdf
Second edition with additional chapters, Rev. W.A. Wigram is the author of "The History of the Assyrian Church" and Sir Edgar is the author of "Northern Spain", Sir Edgar created the illustrations for the book. An essay on life in Kurdistan from the…

2005_047_1537 copy.pdf
Poems that Ramsden lists that are in the book: "Ravenna," "Poems," "The Sphinx," and "The Ballad of Reading Gaol." An edition of 600 copies. Printed on Van Gelder handmade paper. Inscription from Walter Berry: "Edith Wharton--from W.B." A symbol on…

2005_047_1536 copy.pdf
Author is listed only as "Author of 'Lady Windermere's Fan'". One edition out of 1,000 (but is not numbered). Cover is blank except for the engraved leaves on the sides. Leather cover. Pencil marking on page 2. Little mold spots on page 3.

2005_047_1534 copy.pdf
No title on cover/no title page. Inscription of previous owner on page 3. Pages a little worn and with some spots of mold. A dedication to Robert Earl of Lytton on page 4. Stamp of copyright on page 5. Stamp of printer's (an elaborate ship) logo on…

S. Persky (translator); remains partially not opened; bound in paper bookseller's wrappers / boards; marbled endpapers with a morocco label.

Seventh edition; two volumes; bound in red morocco [half]

New edition; Contains Goncourts' house auction press report inlaid on front endpaper; Volume I (of II total); bound in red morocco [quarter]

"4e-8e mille"; in 9 volumes with many markings in most of these; bound in gilded, red morocco [quarter]

Revised, augmented , and new edition; bound in red morocco [quarter]

Contains multiple marks; bound in gilded vellum [half] with a moroccan label

F.S. Ellis (editor); bound in limp leather; sextodecimo; In seven volumes

Augmented 3rd edition; contains illustrations; large octavo

6th edition; only second volume (of two total)

Contains three portraits; bound in paper boards [marbled] with a moroccan label

Edited by C.A.H. Burkhardt; 3rd edition, revised and augmented; contains annotations on front endpaper (Wharton has written a note, "Wm. Meister and the 'fluid' hero -- p. 43"), as well as multiple annotations/markings within the text itself; full…
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