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HANDSOMELY BOUND SELECTION OF WORLD LITERATURE, LAVISHLY EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 375 FINE ENGRAVINGS

KNIGHT, Charles, editor. Half-Hours with the Best Authors. Philadelphia, 1880. Six volumes. Later American edition of this selection of excerpts from the works of the world’s great authors, extra-illustrated with 375 full-page portraits of the principals and handsomely bound. $2200.

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KNIGHT’S OLD ENGLAND, SPLENDIDLY ILLUSTRATED

(KNIGHT, Charles). Old England. London, 1845. Two volumes.

First edition of this compendium of English antiquities, "regal, ecclesiastical, baronial, municipal and popular," richly illustrated with 24 full-page folio chromolithographs and upwards of two thousand wood engravings, in attractive bindings of red velvet. $1600.

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KNIGHT'S OLD ENGLAND, SPLENDIDLY ILLUSTRATED

KNIGHT, Charles. Old England. London, 1845. Two volumes in one.

First edition of this compendium of English antiquities, "regal, ecclesiastical, baronial, municipal and popular," richly illustrated with 24 full-page folio chromolithographs and upwards of two thousand wood engravings, handsomely bound. $1400.

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EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 65 FINELY ENGRAVED PORTRAITS

KNIGHT, Charles. Passages of a Working Life. London, 1864-65. Three volumes.

First edition of Charles Knight’s account of his career as an author and publisher, extra-illustrated with 65 full-page portraits of persons mentioned, beautifully bound by Tout. $800.

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