Category Archives: Liza Calvert Hall – Obenchain/McMillan Collection

Private Collection of the Calvert Hall-Obenchain/McMillan Family

The Koran The Alcoran of Mohammed by George Sale 1844

The Koran The Alcoran of Mohammed by George Sale 1844. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Koran:: The Alcoran of Mohammed; translated into English immediately from the original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, taken from the most approved commentators; to which is prefixed A Preliminary Discourse by George Saler, Gent. A NEW…

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Rural & Domestic Life of Germany by Howitt 1842

Rural & Domestic Life of Germany by Howitt 1842. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Rural and Domestic Life of Germany with Characteristic Sketches of its Cities and Scenery, Collected in a General Tour, and During a Residence in the Country in the Years 1840, 41 and 42, by William Howitt,…

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History of Spain & Portugal by Harper & Bros 1842 in 4 Volumes

History of Spain & Portugal by Harper & Bros 1842 in 4 Volumes. PRESENTING A SET of EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of  ‘Dunhams’, The History of Spain and Portugal in 4 Volumes by Harper & Brothers, 52 Cliff Street, New York 1842 These RARE books are in good condition for their age….. some very…

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Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown and Embassy by Kennedy 1855

Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown and Embassy by Kennedy 1855. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of  The Orations of Demosthenes On the Crown, And on the Embassy. Translated with Notes etc. by CHARLES RANN KENNEDY, Published by Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Gardens, London in 1855. Printed by Richard Clay,…

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Enquiry Concerning Political Justice by Godwin in 2 Vols 1796

Enquiry Concerning Political Justice by Godwin in 2 Vols 1796. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of “Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and Its Influence on Morals and Happiness by William Godwin, First American from the Second London Edition Corrected in Two Volumes, Printed by Bioran and Madan, Philadelphia 1796. This RARE book is…

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Treasure Island by Stevenson 1st US Edition

Treasure Island by Stevenson 1st US Edition. PRESENTING A VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson with over 100 Illustrations and Decorations by Louis Rhead, published by Harper & Brothers, New York & London, Copyright 1915 and printed in the USA.. This RARE book is in good condition….some very minor fraying…

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Orations of Demosthenes by Kennedy 1856

Orations of Demosthenes by Kennedy 1856. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of “Bohn’s Classical Library”, The Orations of Demosthenes Against Leptines, Midias, Androtion, And Aristocrates, Translated with Notes etc. by CHARLES RANN KENNEDY, Published by Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Gardens, London in 1856. Printed by Richard Clay, Printer, Bread Street…

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The Works of William Shakespeare 1868

The Works of William Shakespeare 1868. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of “Chandos Classics”, The Works of William Shakespeare, Life, Glossary etc REPRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL EDITION and COMPARED WITH ALL RECENT COMMENTATORS. London, Frederick Warne and Company, Bedford Street, Covent Gasrden. New York: Scribner, Welford and Co., 1868. This RARE book…

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History of Chivalry in 2 Vols by Charles Mills 1825

History of Chivalry in 2 Vols by Charles Mills 1825. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The History of Chivalry or Knighthood and its times by Charles Mills Esq., Author of the History of the Crusades in Two Volumes, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London MDCCCXXV – 1825.…

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The Seven Seas by Kipling 1st Edition

The Seven Seas by Kipling 1st Edition. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Seven Seas by Rudyard Kipling from 1897. This RARE book is in very Good condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the hardcover and spine. No dust jacket. The Art Nouveau designed Olive…

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