Quick Search

Visit Us
For more information on our retail location at the Lancaster Theological Seminary, please see our Facebook page.

Victorian Period

 - 33 items found in your search
Victorian Period

Click on Title to view full description

1 Victoriana : An Exhibition of the Victorian Era in America 
Brooklyn NY The Brooklyn Museum Press 1960 Probable First Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Spring 1960 catalog for the exhibition of the same title featuring painting, sculpture, furniture, glass, and household objects of the Victorian period in the United States. Richly illustrated in black and white. Book Condition : Good+; some staining/marking to covers, especially at bottom rear; one note about an object in pen, no other internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
2 Artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Circle: The First Generation Bennett, Mary
London, England Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd. 1988 0853315396 / 9780853315391 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"Catalogue of Works in the Walker Art Gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Sudley Art Gallery; National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside." Artists include several luminaries of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and movement : William Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ford Maddox Brown and some lesser known artists such as John Brett, Frederick Sandys, and Arthur Hughes. Richly illustrated in both color and b&w. Book Condition : Fine; clean unmarked copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
3 The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning, Volume 5 : Red Cotton Night-Cap Country Browning, Robert
Boston MA Houghton Mifflin 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Volume 5 contains Red Cotton Night-Cap Country (or Turf and Towers); Aristophanes' Apology; The Inn Album; Pacchiarotti, with other poems. Cambridge Press Riverside Edition. Book Condition : Good; wear to spine ends and cover corners, light scuffing to covers; no internal markings. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
4 The Ring and The Book Browning, Robert
Boston MA Houghton Mifflin 1899 Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Frequently hailed as the best of Browning's works for its psychological and spiritual content, The Ring and The Book is an epic poem telling the story of a 1698 murder trial in Rome. Using various narrators throughout the 12 books of the poem, Browning examines the allegation against a young nobleman from a variety of perspectives. This is a Riverside Press Cambridge Edition in one volume. Book Condition : Good-; foxing - primarily inside front cover, title page and first few pages, similarly to rear inside cover; previous owner inscription on front free end paper; light spotting to text block; wear to spine ends and cover corners; a few spots on left bottom rear cover. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
5 The Pre-Raphaelite Body: Fear and Desire in Painting, Poetry, and Criticism Bullen, J. B.
New York, NY Oxford University Press (Clarendon Press) 1998 0198182570 / 9780198182573 Probable First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Author J.B. Bullen advances the thesis that criticism of the Pre-Raphaelites in the Victorian period was driven by cultural psychological issues, specifically anxiety about the distorted, maimed, or erotic human body. Book Condition : Fine; binding tight; no internal markings. Dust jacket Condition : Very Good; creasing at bottom right front cover; shelf wear at top edge; light rubbing. 
Price: 150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
6 English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century Campbell, Oscar James and Pyre, J.F.A.
New York, NY F.S. Crofts & Co. 1929 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is an anthology of 19th Century English poetry, primarily Romantic and Victorian. Poets include : Coleridge, Worsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, (Robert) Browning, Arnold, D.G. Rossetti, Swinburne, and Meredith. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; some pencil written notes on front free end paper and inside rear cover; binding starting to loosen at rear cover but secure and not torn; library pocket removed; cataloging labels on spine and rear cover; some wear to spine ends. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
7 Angels in Art Clement, Clara Erskine
Boston MA L.C. Page & Co. 1898 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Survey of Angels in the visual arts including archangels, guardian angels, choristers, adoring angels, and more. . Features 34 b&w plates from a range of Renaissance and Victorian artists including Raphael, Del Sarto, Botticelli, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne Jones, and more. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; early stages of binding separation visible but all pages intact; bumping to spine ends; curling to cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
8 Rime of Ye Ancient Mariner Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Aurora NY Roycroft Press 1899 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Illustrator(s)
Limited Edition (108/910) Revised 1st Edition. Signed by Elbert Hubbard. Roycroft Press green suede-bound softcover, 101 pp. Long form late 18th century poem depicts a newly-returned sailor recounting his dangerous adventures at sea. Issued by the publishing arm of the Roycroft community, an early 20th century Arts & Crafts community in New York state. Influenced by William Morris (politically and artistically) and the Kelmscott Press, community founder Hubbard created the Roycroft Press to publish pamphlets and books (the latter often in suede covers). Book Condition :Good-; no text markings; front hinge is completely loose, pages still secured with stitching; some light age toning especially to the free end papers; light discoloration to a few pages opposite illumination; chipping and wear to spine, spine ends, and suede cover corners. 
Price: 80.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
9 The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti, A Variorum Edition (3 Volume Set) Crump. R.W. (editor)
Baton Rouge LA Louisiana State University Press 1991 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the complete 3 volumes of the LSU Press-issued Variorum edition, 1991 printing, of Christina Rossetti's poetry. Invaluable to those studying Victoruian and/or Pre-Raphaelite Poetry. Edited with textual notes. Volume 3 is a first printing, Volumes 1 & 2 are second printings. Volume 1 covers 1862 - 1875, featuring Goblin Market, The Prince's Progress, and Other Poems. Volume 2 covers 1872-1893, featuring Sing-Song : A Nursery Rhyme Book, A Pageant and Other Poems, and Verses. This volume includes the bulk of her religious poetry. Volume 3 focuses on privately printed and unpublished poems. It also contains appendices with corrections and additions to the prior volumes. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage will likely be required due to weight of volumes. 
Price: 200.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
10 Virginal Sexuality and Textuality in Victorian Literature (Suny Series, the Body in Culture, History, and Religion) Davis, Lloyd (editor)
Albany NY State University of New York Press 1993 0791412849 / 9780791412848 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work examines the symbol of the virgin in a variety of Victorian literary works : Frankenstein, The Woman in White, Dracula, Tess of the Durbervilles. It also examines virginity in the poetry of Coventry Patmore, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Christina Rossetti. Additionally commentary is provided on the social and sexual background of the Victorian period and links gender, discourse, the body, and language. Book Condition : Very Good; press stamp of former owner on title page; no other interior markings; very slight corner cover and edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: An Annotated Bibliography of the Commentary and Criticism, 1826-1990, Donaldson, Sandra
11 Elizabeth Barrett Browning: An Annotated Bibliography of the Commentary and Criticism, 1826-1990 Donaldson, Sandra
New York, NY G. K. Hall & Co. 1993 0816189102 / 9780816189106 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a comprehensive reference work, the annotations to the sources are invaluable for anyone researching Barrett Browning. The format is chronological with special notation in bold given to reviews of the works EBB published that year. This bibliography includes the large amount of commentary written in French and Italian. The introduction frames the evolution in scholarly attention paid to EBB. Book Condition : Fine; no internal markings; binding tight. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
12 Victorian Art Reproductions in Modern Sources: A Bibliography (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) Garrigan, Kristine O.
New York NY Garland 1991 0824033353 / 9780824033354 Probable First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This volume is organized alphabetically by Victorian artist, and references the repository for each particular work listed, and the book(s) in which the work is reproduced. Inscribed by author on front free end paper : "To RDA, who is so well represented in this volume - With fond good wishes, Kris. February 1, 1991". Inscription was to Richard D. Altick, Ohio State University professor and the author's mentor. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; binding tight. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
13 Jewelry - Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin (Volume 83, Number 353 Fall 1986) Grace, Priscilla and Judy Rudoe
Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Museum of Art 1986 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This well illustrated Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin, focused on jewelry, contains two articles : A Celebrated Miniature of the Comtesse d'Olonne, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Taste for Archaelogical-Style Jewelry. The latter includes the role of jewelry in Robert Browning's The Ring and The Book. Book Condition : Very Good; crease at bottom center front cover; wear to cover corners; some spotting to rear cover; no internal markings. 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
Re-framing the Pre-Raphaelites: Historical and Theoretical Essays, Harding, Ellen (editor)
14 Re-framing the Pre-Raphaelites: Historical and Theoretical Essays Harding, Ellen (editor)
Hants, England Scolar Press 1996 1859283144 / 9781859283141 Probable First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This collection of 14 essays, some of which were part of a 1994 Pre-Raphaelite seminar, covers a gamut of subjects related to individual artists, symbolism, techniques, and cultural cross-currents. The essays include : Death and the Maiden : The Lady of Shalott and the Pre-Raphaelites; Millais' "Knight Errant" and the formation of the English Nude; and Sermons in Stone : John Brett's "The Stonebreaker" Reconsidered. Book Condition : Fine; binding tight; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light rubbing; crease near top front right. 
Price: 200.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
15 Christina Rossetti In Context Harrison, Antony H.
Chapel Hill NC University of North Carolina Press 1988 0807842117 / 9780807842119 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This reexamination of Christina Rossetti's poetry argues that she was an important transitional figure between Victorian sentimentality and modern poetry. Her extensive rewriting and willingness to explore places her solidly in the Pre-Raphaelite movement, influenced by John Ruskin's artistic theories. Book Condition : Near Fine; very slight corner cover wear; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
16 Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart (Victorian Literature and Culture Series) Leighton, Angela
Charlottesville VA University of Virginia Press 1992 0813914264 / 9780813914268 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work examines eight female Victorian poets : Felicia Hemens, L.E.L., Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, Augusta Webster, Michael Ford (nom de plume of Katherine Bradley and Edith Cooper), Alice Meynell, and Charlotte Mew. Each poet has subchapters on various aspects of their life and work. First American Edition. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; slight scuffing and rubbing to covers; bump to left top rear corner. No dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
17 Lost Saints: Silence, Gender, and Victorian Literary Canonization (Victorian Literature and Culture Series) Lootens, Tricia A.
Charlottesville VA University of Virginia Press 1996 0813916526 / 9780813916521 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work examines how Victorian female writers, especially poets like Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti, recived literary canonization. Lootens argues that this process, which she paralles with religious canonization, secured their reputation at the expense of serious critical study and consideration of their work. Book condition : Fine, no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; slight shelf wear to top edge of front cover. 
Price: 17.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
18 Unquiet Soul: Biography of Charlotte Bronte Margot Peters
NewYork NY Doubleday 1975 0385066228 / 9780385066228 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition hardcover. Full length biography of Charlotte Bronte presents her as an unofficial feminist in the early Victorian period. Includes excerpts from over 100 letters. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; noticeable spotting to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; intact but significant chipping and small tearing to edges, corners, and spine ends; some light discoloration to white sections; price unclipped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
19 The Night Before Christmas Moore, Clement
Philadelphia PA Porter & Coates 1883 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall William T. Smedley, Frederic B. Schell, Alfred Fredericks, and Henry R. Poore 
This is a vintage edition of The Night Before Christmas (aka A Visit from St. Nicholas) illustrated by William T. Smedley, Frederic B. Schell, Alfred Fredericks, and Henry R. Poore. Published by Porter & Coates, Philadelphia. The copyright date is 1883. There is a gift inscription on the front free end paper which I believe is dated 1888. Ivory covers with black, silver, and red illustration (somewhat faded), gilt text block. C. 25 pages (printing on one side only) including 20 b&w illustrations. Each verse is accompanied by an illustration. Book Condition : Good-; separation of inner pages from covers all pages are intact and still held together by string (see photo above); gift inscription on front free end paper, no text marks; light age toning and smudging throughout; chipping to rear cover; wear to spine. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
20 Florence in the Poetry of the Brownings MvMahan, Anna Bennneson (editor)
Chicago IL A.C. McClurg & Co. 1904 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Limited large paper edition, unnumbered of 250. 230 pp. including c. 60 b&w photos. Collection of poetic works by Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning related to Florence Italy where they lived for15 years. Includes Casa Guidi Windows, Old Pictures in Florence, Book One of The Ring and the Book, and more. Book Condition : Good; binding tight; no text marks, former owner's name inside front cover; chipping to spine; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; toning around cover edges; some age toning inside covers and around page edges (no foxing). No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
  1  2  NEXT >  

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@adamstownbooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com