Books from Across the Pond
These treasures from the UK were specially curated by an English bookseller friend of Half Price Books who has the scoop on rare and unusual finds. All are available for purchase.
The Laws of England Concerning the Game of Hunting...
Attractive recent half calf binding with purple marbled boards, raised bands, gold tooling and gilt title label to spine. Has several old owner inscriptions. $175Details about this copy
Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians of North America from Childhood to the Age of Nineteen
An early edition of this exciting personal account, in marbled boards recently rebacked in brown calf. Somewhat rubbed, with hinge repair and very light foxing. Portrait frontispiece. $600Details about this copy
A Practical Treatise on Breeding, Rearing, and Fattening, All Kinds of Domestic Poultry…
The full title of this classic of farming elaborates that it also covers pheasants, pigeons, rabbits, swine, milch cows, and bees, plus “an interesting account of the Egyptian Method of hatching Eggs by artificial Heat.” Oh, and “instructions for the Private Brewery.” Recent dark brown calf, gilt spine with black morocco label, with a few light spots and smudges, but generally clean. $150Details about this copy