BIOGRAPHY: BENTLEY, EDMUND CLERIHEW & CHESTERTON, G.K: Biography for Beginners being a collection of Miscellaneous Examples for the Use of Upper Forms.

Item No. 18159

London: T. Werner Laurie, 1925. 3rd edition. Plates with facing verse throughout. 4to (10 x 7 3/4 inches), unpaginated. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards printed in brown. 2 1/2 inch tear into one leaf without loss, a little light foxing; the binding very clean.


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BIOGRAPHICAL TREASURY: MAUNDER, SAMUEL: The Biographical Treasury. Consisting of Memoirs, Sketches, or brief notices of the Lives of Eminent Persons, of all Ages and Nations ....

Item No. 17143

London: Longman, Green, 1838. Frontispiece. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), 853-pages printed in double column. Contemporary half brown calf, marbled boards. Spine decorated in gilt on raised bands and blocked in blind in compartments, with burgundy lettering piece. Prelims foxed. Overall very good.


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GERALD BRENAN: Personal Record 1920-1972.

Item No. 18178

London: Cape, 1974. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 381-pages. Original cloth; very good in edge rubbed dust jacket. Bookplate.


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GERALD BRENAN: FIELDING, XAN (Editor): Best of Friends. The Brenan-Partridge Letters.

Item No. 17303

London: Chatto & Windus, 1986. First edition. Plates. 8vo, 252-pages. Original cloth; very good in like dust jacket which is slightly bruised at headband.


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GERALD BRENAN: GATHORNE-HARDY, JONATHAN: The Interior Castle. A Life of Gerald Brenan.

Item No. 17299

London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. First edition. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 660-pages. Original cloth, some tanning to page edges else very good in very good dust jacket.


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FRANK BUCKLAND: BOMBAS, GEORGE C: Life of Frank Buckland by his Brother-in-Law. A New Edtion.

London: Smith Eder, 1903. Portrait. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), pages: ix:433, original brown cloth decoratively blocked in dark brown. Slight bruising to heaband otherwise a nice copy. Contemporary inscription on front fly. 


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QUEEN CAROLINE: ANON: The Life of Her Gracious Majesty Queen Caroline.

Item No. 17979

London: by and for Geo. Smeeton, 1820. First edition. 8vo (8 1/8 x 6 1/8 inches), 24-pages. Disbound from a larger volume of pamphlets. Very rare; no copy cited on Copac.


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London: Goupil & Co. 1898. First edition. Frontispiece in gold and colours. Plates & illustrations. 4to (13 x 10 1/4 inches), 185-pages. Half green morocco gilt, marbled boards, lettered direct. Top edge gilt others uncut. Some rubbing to extremities, overall very good. Engraved armorial bookplate of Violet Gurney on front pastedown.

Weight 2.420 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 


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CHARLES XII, KING OF SWEDEN: VOLTAIRE [FRANCOIS-MARIE AROUET DE]: The History of Charles XII, King of Sweden. Translated from the French. The Second Edition, Corrected.

Item No. 7900

London: for Alexander Lyon, 1732. Engraved portrait, engraved folding map. 8vo, pp. xi:371:(1), contemporary full tan calf, sides ruled in gilt, rubbed, head and tail of spine chipped, hinges cracked but firm. Corner torn from corner of front free endpaper. Internally a crisp copy.

With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir John Eden Bart (1740-1812).


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RANDOLPH S. CHURCHILL: CHURCHILL, RANDOLPH S: Winston S. Churchill. Volume II Young Statesmam 1901 - 1914 plus the three companion volumes.

Item No. 16895

London: Heinemann, 1967. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 775-pages. Original red cloth. Front free endpaper creased else very good. Together with the 3 companion volumes to this volume, all first editions published in 1969. All very good in dust jackets apart from Volume 3 which has the jacket partly adhered to the binding.. They are: Part 1 1901-1907; Part 2 1907-1911; and Part 3 1911-1914; a total of 2159-pages.

Very heavy, extra postage will be requested.


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WINSTON S. CHURCHILL: CHURCHILL, RANDOLPH & GILBERT, MARTIN: Winston S. Churchill. Volumes 1-5 : 1, Youth 1874-1900; 2, Young Statesman 1901-1914; 3,1914-1916; 4, 1916-1922; & 5, 1922-1939.

Item No. 16802

London: Heinemann, 1966. Published 1966-1976. Volume 3 a first reprint, other volumes first editions. Thick 8vo. Numerous plates. Original red cloth, no dust jackets. A little bruising to the headband of Volume 1. Generally excellent and sharp.

Very heavy - extra postage will be requested.


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JOHN COLET: MARRIOTT, SIR J.A.R: The Life of John Colet.

London: Methuen, 1933. First edition. 4 plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 207-pages. Full contemporary polished crimson calf, spine blocked in gilt & lettered direct, upper cover blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. The binding by Bumpus. St. Paul's Girls School prize label on front pastedown; narrow band of slight fading to upper margin of covers, light foxing to prelims. else excellent. 


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CHARLES H. DAVIES: D., C.H. (i.e. Charles H. Davies): Recollections of a Bolton Grammar School Boy. C.H.D. 1856-1865.

[Privately Printed: 1907] Frontispiece and portrait. Small 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 87-pages. Original maroon cloth blocked in white; binding unevenly faded.


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FRANCOISE LECLERC DU TREMBLAY: HUXLEY, ALDOUS: Grey Eminence. A Study in Religion and Politics.

Item No. 18265

London: Chatto & Windus, 1941. First edition. Portrait. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 278-pages, original cloth in dust jacket. Text tanned, cloth foxed, jacket soiled and with considerable loss.


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EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES: BICKNELL, ALEXANDER: The History of Edward Prince of Wales, Commonly Termed the Black Prince, Eldest Son of King Edward the Third with a Short View of the Reigns of Edward I, Edward II, Edward III, and A Summary Account of the Institution of the Order of the Garter.

Item No. 10184

London: for J. Bew, 1776. Engraved portrait frontispiece. 8vo, pp. xvi:352, contemporary full calf with lettering piece. Heavy foxing. Upper cover detached having been attached at some stage with sellotape, this leaving the usual residue both to the binding and endpapers and to the inner margin of the recto of the portrait with some slight show through on blank inner margin of verso. Very old auction lot number label on upper cover. Anonymous.


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EMINENT PERSONS: ANON: Ernest Lives. Biographies of Remarkable Men and Women.

Edinburgh: W.P. Nimmo, 1898. Portrait. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 224-pages. Contemporary full tan prize calf, decorative gilt rule to sides, spine gilt in compartments, black lettering piece. The arms of Wesley College, Sheffield, in gilt on upper cover; prize label on front pastedown. Very good.


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EMINENT PERSONS: AUBREY, JOHN: Letters written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries .... and Lives of Eminent Men...the whole now first published from the originals in the Bodleian Library ....

London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813. First edition. Volume 1 & Volume 2 Part 1 (lacking the third volume i.e. Volume 2, Part 2). Two volumes 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), pages: xxiii:304 & 352, recent grey buckram, unlettered. Browning to titles. Totally uncut therefore with full margins.


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DOUGLAS EVES: Reflections at Random. The Story of a Life.

Item No. 18917

No place: by the author, 2000. Decorative headpieces. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 92-pages, original light boards in blue gilt lettered dust jacket. Very good. The Dragon School, John Betjeman, etc. 


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JAMES A GARFIELD: THAYER, WILLIAM M: From Log Cabin to White House: The Story of President Garfield's Life.

Item No. 17180

London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1897. 49th edition. Portrait, . 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 348-pages. Contemporary full burgundy calf, sides with decorative gilt border, upper cover blocked in gilt "The Grange School, Eastbourne". Spine gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct. A "Holiday Task Prize" inscription dated 1898 on verso of front free endpaper. Spine a little dulled.


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DAVID GARNETT: The Flowers of the Forest. Being Volume Two of The Golden Echo.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1955. First edition. Portrait, plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 251-pages. Original plum cloth; spine gilt dulled else very good.


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MAJOR-GENERAL GORDON: BOULGER, DEMETRIUS C: The Life of Gordon, Major-General, Turkish Field-Marshal l.... with Portraits. Seventh impression.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, c. 1905. Portrait. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 337-pages. Contemporary full polished tree calf, decorative border to sides, upper cover blocked in gilt with the arms of Ashton-in-Makerfield Grammar School. Spine blocked in gilt in 5 compartments within raised bands, black lettering piiece, all edges marbled, Prize label on froont pastedown. Band of light fading to upper margin of upper cover else an attractive binding in very good condition. 


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LORD HILL: SIDNEY, EDWIN: The Life of Lord Hill, G.C.B. Late Commander of the Forces.

Item No. 17484

London: John Murray, 1845. First edition. Engraved portrait and title vignette. 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 inches), pages: xv:395:1, 19th Century half red roan, gilt ruled and lettered direct; some scuffing, crack at one inner joint but very firm. Some spotting to portrait but overall good. Bound with the half-title.


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ELIZABETH HUMPHREYS: HUMPHREYS, ROBIN: Elizabeth Humphreys, 1904-1990. A Memoir.

[Privately Printed] 1992. Plates. 8vo ( 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 66-pages. Original blue cloth; narrow band of light fading to upper cover else excellent. Inscribed by the author.


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CAPTAIN BRUCE JEFFREY: MACDONALD, SHEENA (Preface): Captain Bruce Jeffrey RAMC 1919-1946. A Brief Life.

Item No. 18882

London: Privately Printed, 2009. First (& only) edition. Illustrations. 4to (11 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches), unpaginated (c.150-pages). Original pictorial wrappers. Tear to upper margin of upper wrapper repaired with tape, upper cover a little creased. 


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SAMUEL JOHNSON: BOSWELL, JAMES: Boswell's Life of Johnson. In Two Volumes.

Item No. 18643

Henry Frowde, 1904. Portraits. Two volumes slim 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), pages 680 & 704 on fine paper. Publisher's full grained green calf, top edge gilt, spines gilt extra. Spines uniformly and not unattractively sunned. Prize inscription on front free endpaper of Volume One.


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SAMUEL JOHNSON: BOSWELL, JAMES: The Life of Samuel Johnson. The fifth edition. Volume 3 only (of 4).

Item No. 17805

London: T. Cadell, 1807. 8vo (8 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches), 480-pages. Contemporary full marbled tan calf, spine gilt with red & green lettering pieces; rubbed. Bound with the half-title. Old name on front pastedown.


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SAMUEL JOHNSON: BOSWELL, JAMES [Edited by John Wilson Croker]: Life of Johnson: including their Tour to the Hebrides. New Edition.

Item No. 16288

London: John Murray, 1876. Engraved portraits, extra engraved title, plates. Tall 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 inches), 874-pages. Contemporaryu half dark brown morocco, marbled boards, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges marbled. Some light rubbing to extremities; overall strongly and well bound, internally very clean.


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CHARLES LAMB: TALFOURD, THOMAS NOON: The Letters of Charles Lamb with a Sketch of His Life.

Item No. 17186

London: Edward Moxon, 1837. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispieces with tissue guards. Two volumes 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches), pages: x:335 & 338. Very attractive contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments and with black and crimson lettering pieces. Foxing to prelims and portraits, the body of the text however unaffected. Gilt to spines dulled however still very pleasing and in excelent condition.


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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA: BROUGHTON, HARRY: Lawrence of Arabia. The Simple Facts.

Item No. 17861

Wareham, Dorset: the Author, n.d. Photographic plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 15-pages. Original pictorial wrappers; remains of sticker on rear wrapper.


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LEO THE TENTH: ROSCOE, WILLIAM: The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth. 4th editiom, revised.

Item No. 18451

Item No. 18451

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Portraits, vignettes. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), pages: xxxi:535 & 631, plus unpaginated index. Later half brown calf, spines gilt in compartments with crimson lettering piece, top edges gilt, by Henry Young of Liverpool. Bound with the half-titles. Attractive bindings in excellent condition.


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LORD MACAULAY: TREVELYAN, GEORGE OTTO: The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay. Second edition with Additions and Corrections.

Item No. 10590

London: Longmans, Green, 1877. Two volumes. 8vo, pp.viii:484 & xv:479, contemporary full 'tree' calf, spines gilt within raised bands, with double lettering pieces,inner gilt dentelles, all edges marbled, with gilt arms of Eton College on upper covers.

Joints a little rubbed but firm, head & base of spine of Volume 1 a trifle chipped. Prize label on verso of front free endpaper and Eton presentation inscription on flyleaf. Portrait a little foxed and slightly stained on blank foremargin. Lower fore-corner of upper cover of Volume 1 chipped.


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HOLT MACKENZIE: SPEAR, PERCEVAL: Holt Mackenzie, Forgotten Man of Bengal.

Reprinted from Bengal Past and Present, Diamond Jubilee Number, 1967. Offprint. 4to, pages 24-37, printed wrappers; wrappers worn, some browning. Inscribed by the author and signed at end.


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MADAM DE MAINENON: BEAUMELLE, LAURENT ANGLIVIEL DE LA: The Life of Madam de Maintenon. Translated from the French.

Item No. 7938

London: for J. Robinson, G. Woodfall, & Lockyer Davis, 1753. First edition. Part 1 only (Part 2 was published in 1760). Small Large 12mo, pp.xi:263, contemporary full tan calf; rubbed, base of spine chipped, joints cracked but boards held on cords, several old paint (?) splash marks to upper cover.

Two pages of advertisements precede the title. Contemporary engraved armorial bookplate. Adapted from the 'Memoires' of Laurent Angliviel de la Beaumelle. Also attributed to Louis Antoine de Caraccioli.


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JOHN DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH: BANCKS, JOHN: The History of John Duke of Marlborough Prince of Mindelheim Captain General and Commander in Chief of the Armies of Her Britannick Majesty and the States of the United Provinces.

Item No. 7901

London: for James Hodges, 1741 First edition. Engraved portrait and engraved folding map. 8vo, pp. 371:(10, index & errata), contemporary full blindstamped calf, headband a little chipped, binding edge rubbed but very sound, lacking lettering piece. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir John Eden Bart (1740-1812).


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F.M. MAITLAND: Maitland [an address given by Prof. Milsom on the occasion of the unveiling of a memorial tablet for F.M. Maitland in Westminster Abbey].

Item No. 17901

An offprint of the Cambridge Law Journal, July 2001. Two plates. 8vo, 4-pages, original printed wrappers; fine.


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HOUSE OF MEDICI: NOBLE, MARK: Memoirs of the Illustrious House of Medici from Giovanni the Founder of Their Greatness Who Died in the Year 1428 to the Death of Giovanni-Gaston the Last Grand-Duke of Tuscany in 1737.

Item No. 7947

London: T. Cadell, 1797. First edition. Six genealogical charts, 5 folding. 8vo, pp. viii:456, contemporary full tan polished calf, spine guled ruled on raised bands, lettering piece faded and slightly chipped. Upper joint cracked but held on cords. Some light foxing.

With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden Bart (1774-1844).


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SIR JAMES MELVIL: SCOTT, GEORGE: The Memoirs of Sir James Melvil Of Halhill: Containing An impartial Account of the most remarkable Affairs of State during the Sixteenth Century, not mentioned by other Historians: More particularly relating to the Kingdoms of England and Scotland, under the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth, Mary Queen of Scots, and King James. In most of which Transactions the Author was Personally and Publickly concerned. The Third Edition, Corrected.

Item No. 7956

London: for D. Wilson, 1752. 8vo, pp.xx:408:(20, index):(2, An Alphabetical Interpretation of all the Scotish Words and Phrases):(2, blanks):(8, Instructions to the Earl of Bedford). Contemporary full tan calf, spine with raised bands and crimson lettering piece. Headband a little chipped, joints cracked but very firm. Extremities rubbed. Generally a very good copy.

With the engraved amorial bookplate of Sir Robert Eden Bart (1717-1755).


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Item No. 16928

Paris: Albin Michel, 1939. Plates. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 383-pages. Contemporary 3/4 red calf, marbled boards, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt direct. Original front wrapper bound in.


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ELIZABETH MONTAGU: The Letters of Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu, with some of the letters of her correspondents. Part the First, containing her letters from an early age to the age of twenty-three. Published by Matthew Montagu, Her Nephew and Executor. Second Edition.

Item No. 8388

London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1809. Two volumes bound in one. Engraved portrait. 8vo, pp. 304:318, with the half-titles. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt ruled with lettering piece, marbled boards. Some light foxing, some rubbing to binding but generally very good.


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ABBE MORELLET: MORELLET, ANDRE: Memoires de l'abbe Morellet, de l'Academie Francaise, sur le dix-huitieme siecle et sur la revolution. Precedes de l'Eloge de l'abbe Morellet, par M. Lemontey.

Item No. 18561

Item No 18561

Item No. 18561

Paris : A la Librairie Francaise de Ladvocat, Palais-Royal, Galerie de Bois, No. 195, 1821. First edition. Two volumes 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xxxii:384 & iv:444. Finely bound 19th Century full brown crushed morocco, spines with raised bands and gilt lettered direct, wide inner gilt dentelles, patterned silk endpapers, top edge gilt, the bindings by Zaehnsdorf. With engraved Woburn Abbey armorial bookplate on front pastedowns. Bound with the half-titles.

Inscription on front fly, "From J.G.A. June 18, 1885. A remembrance of a Revolution". A number of scuffs to the lower cover of Volume 2 otherwise excellent. Some marginal foxing within.


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THOMAS MUIR: MACKENZIE, PETER: The Life of Thomas Muir Esq. Advocate .... who was tried for Sedition ... and Sentenced to Transportation for Fourteen Years. With a Full Report of His Trial.

Item No. 17796

Glasgow: W. R. M'phun, 1831. Vignette silhouette portrait. 8vo (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 160-pages, original boards. Backstrip chipped, boards detached. Publisher's 4-page catalogue at front. Prelims foxed, portrait offset to title. Label on front pastedown: "From the Library of the late Charles Bradlaugh M.P".


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HORATIO NELSON: SOUTHEY, ROBERT: The Life of Nelson, with an Introduction by Henry Newbolt and illustrations by A. D. McCormick.

Item No. 18489

London: Constable, 1916. First thus. Coloured plates. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), publisher's grained brown morocco, spine gilt, top edge gilt others uncut. Some foxing but overall very good.


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LADY PAGET: PAGET, WALBURGA, LADY: Scenes and Memories. Second impression.

London: Smith, Elder, 1913. Portrait. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 325-pages. Original blue cloth,; extremities rubbed, overall good. Engraved bookplate of Princess Beatrice designed by Prince Louis of Battenberg on front pastedown. H.R.H. Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore, the youngest (& favourite) daughter of Queen Victoria. 


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LLEWELYN POWYS: LEE, NEILL: Llewelyn Powys, the Man behind the Myth.

Item No. 17840

Market Rasen: New Age Poetry Press, 2014. One of an edition of 100 copies only. 8vo (8 1/4 x 6 inches), 147-pages. Softback, original purple pictorial wrappers, fine. Inscribed by the author.


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JOHN RUSKIN: RUSKIN, JOHN: Praeterita. Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts perhaps worth of Memory in my Past Life. Volume 1.

Orpington: George Allen, 1886. Steel engraved plate. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 inches), 432-pages. Contemporary 1/4 morocco, vellum corner tips, top edge gilt; very good. 


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MARQUISE DE SEVIGNE, MARIE DE RABUTIN-CHANTAL: Lettres de Madame de Sevigne: a sa famille et a ses amis; nouvelle edition, mise dans un meilleur ordre, enrichie ... par Ph. A. Grouvelle.

Item No. 18532

Item No. 18532

Item No. 18532

Paris : chez Garnery, rue de Seine, hotel Mirabeau. De l'imprimerie stereotype de Mame. freres. 1811. 12 volumes 12mo (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches), approx. 200-pages per volume. Contemporary half red calf, marbled boards, spines gilt and lettered direct.

Some cracks to a few joints but very firm, scuffing to extremities and to spines, small chip out of one headband, corners scuffed but overall very sound and clean internally. Engraved armorial bookplate of Samuel Dick Fleming to front pastedowns.


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JOHN SHEFFIELD: BUCKINGHAM, JOHN SHEFFIELD, DUKE OF. Edited by Alexander Pope: The Works of John Sheffield, Earl of Mulgrave, Marquis of Normamby, and Duke of Buckingham. In Two Volumes. The Second Edition Corrected.

Item No. 7940

London: Aaron Ward ( & 5 others), 1729. Engraved folding portrait, engraved folding plate (this torn without loss), engraved headpieces and intial letters. Two volumes 8vo, pp. xvi:400 & iv:272:(xliv - the censored sections, the fly-title reading "The Castrations" and comprising "Some Account of the Revolution" & A Feast of the Gods). Contemporary full panelled tan calf, spines with raised bands; spine of Volume 2 darkened, joints of volume one cracked, upper board almost detached. With the half-title/license leaf to Volume 1.


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SIR PHILIP SIDNEY: GREVILLE, FULKE, BARON BROOK [GREVIL]: The life of the renowned Sir Philip Sidney : with the true interest of England as it then stood in relation to all forrain princes: and particularly for suppressing the power of Spain stated by him. His principall actions, counsels, designes, and death. Together with a short account of the maximes and policies used by Queen Elizabeth in her government. Written by Sir Fulke Grevil Knight, Lord Brook, a servant to Queen Elizabeth, and his companion & friend.

Item No. 18872

London : Printed for Henry Seile over against St Dunstans Church in Fleet-street, 1652. First edition. Title within typographic border. Small 8vo (5 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches). pages: [8]:247, old full calf, all edges gilt upper cover detached, headband chipped. Internally a very good & clean/ Added engraved portrait of Sidney as frontispiece. In need of re-backing or re-binding and priced to allow for such. 


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QUEENS OF SPAIN: GEORGE, ANITA: Memoirs of the Queens of Spain. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Miss Julia Pardoe.

London: Richard Bentley, 1850. Two volumes. Frontispiece to Volume 1. 8vo, pp.xxxvi:381 & vi:318, original blindstamped grained blue cloth. Nick in headband of volume 1, headband of Volume 2 chipped. Light crease to frontispiece, prelims. of vol. 1 foxed. Circulating library stamps of J. Brassington, Kensington, on endpapers.


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STRAUBENZEE FAMILY: A Typscript compiled by A.W.van Straubenzee in 1942 under various headings, e.g. 'Philpus Willem Casimir (1723-1765) the First English Straubenzee'; 'The Third & Fourth Generations in Holland (1718-1838)' etc.

Together with several appendices, e.g. 'The Families of van Straubenzee, Schoncken and Vermaesen compiled by Colonel Storm de Grave'. 4to, pp. 87, ring-bound old wrappers rather worn & chipped, marked 'duplicate'. Illustrated by the insertion of photographs of family portraits. Together with another, roneo'd, memoir of another member of the Straubenzee family, 4to, pp.67, wrappers.


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VICTORIA, QUEEN: The Letters of Queen Victoria, a selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence between the Years 1837 and 1861 & 2nd Series 1862-1885, & the 3rd Series 1886-1901.

London: John Murray 1907 (1st series). Portraits & plates, folding genealogies.The1st Series in 3 volumes 8vo (9 1/ x 6 1/2 inches), original red cloth blocked in gilt and white, top edges gilt. Some dust-marking to edge of text block of volume 1. Spines faded. The 2nd Series. John Murray 1926-1928. 3 volumes, uniform with 1st series, Very good in dust jackets which have had price increase stickers applied by the publisher. The 3rd Series. John Murray 1930-1932. 3 volumes uniform with the 2nd Series, with the dust jacket to vol. 3 only.

Weight 10 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 


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WESTMINSTER SCHOOL: BARKER, G. F. RUSSELL & STENNING, ALAN; H. WHITMORE, J.B. , RADCLIFFE, G.R.Y. & SIMPSON, D. C; PAGAN, F. E: The Record of Old Westminsters. A Biographical List of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927 - Also All those from Play 1883 to Election 1960 & Supplementary volume.

Item No. 18954

London: at the Chiswick Press, 1928. Portrait & plates. 4 volumes 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches) pages:1148 (Volumes 1 & 2), 472 (Volume 3) & 184 (the supplement), original blue grained cloth. Volume 3 printed by the Stellar Press in 1963. The supplementary volume at the Stellar Press in 1974.

The supplementary volume comprises: Part 1. Addenda and Corrigenda to Volume III, and Part 2. A Biographical List of those admitted to the School from Lent Term 1961 to the Play Term 1974. 6 inch split to the cloth of outer upper joint of Volume 2 else good.

Weight 3.9 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 


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GAMEL WOOLSEY: The Letters of Gamel Woolsey to Llewelyn Powis, 1930-1939. Edited Kenneth Hopkins.

Item No. 17864

Norfolk: Warren House Press, 1983. First edition. Portrait. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 inches), 135-pages. Original cloth. Very good in sligtly edge worn dust jacket. Withdrawn stamps on endpapers, no other library markings.


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