Wall and Water Gardens by Gertrude Jekyll

Many a garden has to be made on a hillside more or less steep. The conditions of such a site naturally suggest some form of terracing, and in connection with a house of modest size and kind, nothing is prettier or pleasanter than all the various ways of terraced...
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The Fiend’s Delight! A Rare Find.

Every so often there is a book that stands out from the rest. While I was organizing the shelves I caught sight of this small brown book with a prancing satyr on the cover. The little, gilt figure was adorable–jolly even. I picked it up and read the title: "The...
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5 Gothic Reads That Will Thrill You

Just in time for Halloween, these 5, lesser known gothic tales will keep you turning pages late into the night.

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Margaret Armstrong: A Beloved Designer

Armstrong’s interest in nature is reflected in her designs which often feature animals, plants, vines and flowers. She was a revolutionary and utilized bold-colored inks, shiny and matte gold hot-stamping, embossing, and many of the cutting edge printing techniques of her time. Further, her use of slightly asymmetrical designs set hers apart from many of her peers.

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Introducing Ebon et Noir Magazine

For the last three years, I have been finding great homes for antiquarian books. In the spirit of sharing, I have created a magazine devoted to tidbits of long-lost wisdom. Part curated catalog, part entertainment, Ebon et Noir Magazine is a thematic quarterly...
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Rare & Uncommon

Vacation Rambles And Thoughts, T. N. Talfourd, 1845, Leather, 1st Ed, 2 Volumes • $85.00

Epsom-Wells. A Comedy, Acted at the Duke’s Theatre, Thomas Shadwell, 1673, Rare • $450.00

The Art of the Metropolitan Museum of New York, 1909, First Edition, Rare • $125.00

Talks with the Dead, John Lobb, Extremely Rare, 1906, First Edition, Occult Book • $1000.00

Through Russia on a Mustang, Thomas Stevens, 1st Ed., Illustrated, 1891, Rare • $100.00

The Prince and the Pauper, Mark Twain, 1889, Illustrated, Victorian Binding • 100.00

Tales Of The Genii, Sir Charles Morell, With Numerous Engravings, 1873 • $200.00

Extremely Rare, Lucan’s Pharsalia and the Tragedies of Lucius Annaeus Seneca Bound in One Volume, 1612, in Latin • $500.00

"Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure."

― Bernard Baruch

Poetry & Literature

History & Nonfiction

Travel & Exploration

Philosophy & Religion

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At Ebon et Noir we celebrate the anachronistic time traveler who craves the splendor of bygone eras.
Pour yourself a glass of absinthe and peruse our shelves for the perfect find.


Featured Book: Bram Stoker’s Dracula with Illustrations from the Universal Picture Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr.

Copyright page states 1897 but this is a reprint of the original edition published in 1927 after the Universal Pictures movie starring Bela Lugosi.

Condition: This book is in good condition. Hardcover. Red cloth boards show signs of wear with rubbing along edges, corners, and outer hinges. Spine slightly darkened. Hinges tight. Binding sturdy. Inside front cover has an ink signature dated 1932. There is some slight foxing to prelims and title page. Frontispiece features shot of Bela Lugosi and Helen Chandler. Text block is clean and crisp as are all the black and white plates. Rear has an advert for detective stories.

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