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ADAMS, JOHN: Elegant Anecdotes and Bons-Mots, of the Greates Princes, Politicians, Philosophers, Orators, and Wits of Modern Times ..... calculated to Inspire the Minds of Youth with Noble, Virtuous, Generous, and Liberal Sentiments. A New Edition Greatly Enlarged.

Item No. 8019

London: G. Kearsley, 1790 (& second volume 1792). Together with: " A Second Volume of Curious Anecdotes, Bon-Mots, and Characteristic Traits" published by Kearsley in 1792. Two volumes. Large 12mo, pp xii:454:(2, advertisements) & pp.xii:417:3, advertisements), contemporary full marbled calf with crimson lettering pieces; spine of Volume 2 darkened and with lettering piece chipped, vertical crease to spine of Volume 1. Crack to two joints but firm. Signature, R. Eden, and date, 1793, on front pastedown.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 8019


ADDISON, [JOSEPH]: The Drummer; or The Haunted House a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Miss Pope in the Character of Abigail. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 20-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14242


ALLEN, GRANT: Falling in Love with other essays on More Exact Branches of Science.

Item No. 3889

London: Smith, Elder, 1889. First edition. 8vo, pp. 356:(4, publisher's adverts.) original brown cloth; light stain to spine above gilt title, small minor puncture to lower joint else a very good copy indeed. Contemporary signature on half-title.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 3889


ANDERSON, JESSIE ANNIE: An Old-World Sorrow, A Story of Covenanting Times, and other Sonnets, told in Sonnet-Sequence.

Aberdeen: Milne & Stephen, 1903. 12mo, pp. 120, original wrappers, stitched, uncut, as issued. Wrappers foxed. Inscribed and signed by the author, upper wrapper inscribed in ink, "Out of Print" and with two cuttings relating to her work pasted-in at end.

£18.00

Enquire Item No. 2831


ANON: The Book of Curtesye. Printed at Westminster by William Caxton about the year 1477.

Item No. 9110

Cambridge: at the University Press, 1907. Facsimile of the original Caxton edition. Limited edition of 250 copies. Tall 8vo, original quarter vellum, vellum lettering piece to upper cover, as issued. Some light dust marking, generally good. With the bookplate of J.L. Laidler on front pastedown.

£55.00

Enquire Item No. 9110


ARAM, EUGENE: The Trial and Life of Eugene Aram; several of his Letters and Poems; and his Plan and Specimens of an Anglo-Celtic Lexicon.

Item No. 16505

Item No. 16505

Richmond: by and for M. Bell, 832. First edition. Small 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 124-pages with one page postscript at end. Contemporary haf calf, headbands chipped, rubbed, endpapers foxed.

The engraved frontispiece of Eugene Aram's handwriting has been removed to the end where it is pasted to the verso of the postscript. In its place as frontispiece is an contemporary original watercolour of St. Robert's Cave, near Knaresborough.

With the engraved armorial bookplate of Charles Savile Roundell on front pastedown

£38.00

Enquire Item No. 16505


ASBJORNSEN, P. CH. & DASENT, SIR GEORGE: Tales from the Fjeld, a series of Popular Tales from the Norse of P. Ch. Asbjornsen by Sir George Dasent. A New Edition with more than a Hundred Illustrations by Moyr Smith.

Item No. 15502

London: Gibbings, 1896. Plates & illustrations in the text. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 403-pages. Contemporary full red calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt and lettered direct. Some rubbing to spine, front fly removed, foxing to prelims. Overall good.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 15502


AYRE, WILLIAM [CURLL, EDMUND]: Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq ; Faithfully Collected from Authentic Authors, Original Manuscripts, and the Testimonies of many Persons of Credit and Honour; Adorned with the Heads of divers Illustrious Persons ........

Item No. 8044

London: Printed by his Majesty's Authority, for the Author, 1745. First Edition. Two volumes. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pope to each volume and 12 further engraved portraits of Joseph Addison, Arabella Fermer, the Duke of Buckingham, Bishop Atterbury, Nicholas Rowe, Colley Cibber, Martha Blount, the Earl of Burlington, the Duchess of Marlborough, John Gay, Dean Swift, & Lord Bolingbroke. 8vo, pp. xii:340:(12, index) & (6):389:(7, index), contemporary calf, joints and extremities rubbed, headbands a little chipped, lacking lettering pieces. Upper joint of Volume 1 cracked but firm.

With the engraved armorial bookplates of Sir Robert Eden Bart (1717-1755). Rare. Authorship is sometimes attributed to Edmund Curll.

£350.00

Enquire Item No. 8044

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BACON, FRANCIS: Select Letters. With Notes, Critical and Explanatory by Peter Shaw.

London: M. Jones, 1803. Being volume 10 of the works but complete in itself with individual title-page. 8vo, pp. 233, contemporary full green grained calf gilt; lettering piece and headband chipped.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 2023


BAGE, ROBERT: Man as he Is.

London: for William Lane at the Minerva Press, 1792. 3 volumes (of 4, lacking Volume 1). Small 8vo, pp. 243:(1, advert.), pp.275:(1, advert.), & pp.272, contemporary full marbled calf with burgundy lettering and numbering pieces; lacking 1 numbering piece, joints rubbed but firm. Damp mark to some foremargins, one leaf with early marginal repair. Bound without the half-titles. A tragedy that this extremely rare first edition of this work is lacking the first volume. Only the 2nd edition of 1796 has appeared at auction during the past 30 years and then only on three occasions.

£500.00

Enquire Item No. 11598


BATAILLE, HENRY: La Marche Nuptiale & Les Flambeaux.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by A. Cahard. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound-in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10819


BATAILLE, HENRY: Le Scandale & Le Songe d'un Soir d'Amour.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Serge Beaune. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10821


BEAUMONT, [FRANCIS] & FLETCHER, [JOHN]: Rule a Wife and Have a Wife a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Miss Barsanti in the Character of Estifania. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 19-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin without loss. One leaf with long tear, without loss.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14238


BERANGER, P.J. DE: Oeuvres Completes, nouveau edition revue pa l'Auteur.

Item No. 1701

Paris: Perrotin, 1858. Numerous engraved plates after Johannot and others. Two volumes, Royal 8vo, contemporary half crimson calf, spines decorated in gilt on bands and in blind in compartments, lettering pieces. A trifle rubbed, some foxing, but still an attractive copy.

With, uniformly bound, "Derniers Chansons de P.J. de Beranger de 1834 a 1854 avec une lettre et une preface de l'Auteur. Paris: Perrotin, 1857.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 1701


BERNSTEIN, HENRY: Le Voleur & Joujou.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Tronchet. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in;spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10812


BLAIR, DR. (HUGH): Essays on Rhetoric: Abridged Chiefly from Dr. Blair's Lectures on that Science.

Item No. 16638

Item No. 16638

London: for F. C. and J. Rivington (& many others), 1822. Engraved frontispiece, engraved extra vignette title. 12mo (5 1/4 x 3 inches, 241-pages. Contemporary marbled tan calf, decorative gilt border to sides, early rebacking in tan calf decorated and lettered in gilt; some light rubbing to boards, spine very good. Some foxing to prelims. Overall good.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16638


BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI: The Decameron; or Ten Days' Entertainment of Boccaccio. With Introduction by Thomas Wright. With portrait after Raffaelle, and ten designs by T. Stothard.

London: Chatto & Windus, n.d. [1992]. Portrait, title vignette & steel engraved plates. 8vo, pp. xiv:532:32(adverts. dated 1882), original brown cloth gilt; upper inner hinge split, small pale mark to upper cover else very good.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 3128


BOCCACCIO - JACOBS, JOSEPH: Tales from Boccaccio done into English by Joseph Jacobs, illustrated by Byam Shaw.

Item No. 16266

London: George Allen, 1899. First thus. Double page frontispiece, pictorial title in red & black, plates and pictorial borders throughout. 8vo (8 x 6 1/2 inches), original pictorial green cloth blocked in colours, top edge gilt. Headbands bruised, a little light rubbing, endpapers and half title foxed, a little light foxing elsewhere, stitching cracked at one inner gutter but very firm, overall very good.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 16266


BOSWELL, JAMES: Life of Johnson including their Tour to the Hebrides. Edited by John Wilson Croker. A New Edition with much additional matter.

Item No. 16510

London: John Murray, 1847. Frontispiece with tissue guard (comprising 6 portraits), additional engraved title. Large 8vo ( 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 874-pages. Finely bound full contemporary fine grain crimson morocco, sides ruled in gilt enclosing large gilt corner ornaments, spine gilt in compartments and on raised bands, gilt lettered direct, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles; a little very light rubbing here and there but overall excellent and most attractive. Crack to paper of gutter between frontispiece and engraved title but not affecting the hinge itself which remains absolutely firm.

1920's prize inscription on front pastedown signed N. Egerton Leigh.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 16510


BRONTE, ANNE: Agnes Gray.

Item No. 16670

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. In the "Thornton Edition" of the Novels of the Sisters Bronte edited by Temple Scot; 1st Thornton edition. Plates. 6vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), original green cloth, the spine art nouveau floral gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Fore-edge of text block browned. Some browning to endpapers. Corners bumped. Binding very slightly spotted.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16670


BRONTE, ANNE: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.

Item No. 16669

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Two volumes. In the "Thornton Edition" of the Novels of the Sisters Bronte edited by Temple Scot; 1st Thornton edition. Plates. 6vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), original green cloth, the spine art nouveau floral gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Fore-edge of text block browned. Some browning to endpapers. Corners bumped. Binding very slightly spotted.

£25.00

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BRONTE, CHARLOTTE: Jane Eyre

Item No. 16672

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Two volumes. In the "Thornton Edition" of the Novels of the Sisters Bronte edited by Temple Scot; 1st Thornton edition. Plates. 6vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), original green cloth, the spine art nouveau floral gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Fore-edge of text block browned. Some browning to endpapers. Corners bumped. Old signature to front pastdowns, headbands bumped, partial crack to upper inner joint of Volume 1. Vertical crease to backstrip of Volume 1.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16672


BRONTE, CHARLOTTE: Shirley.

Item No. 16674

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Two volumes. In the "Thornton Edition" of the Novels of the Sisters Bronte edited by Temple Scot; 1st Thornton edition. Plates. 6vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), original green cloth, the spine art nouveau floral gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Fore-edge of text block browned. Some browning to endpapers. Corners bumped. White spotting to upper cover of Volume 2.

£35.00

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BRONTE, CHARLOTTE: The Professor.

Item No. 16673

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. In the "Thornton Edition" of the Novels of the Sisters Bronte edited by Temple Scot; 1st Thornton edition. Plates. 6vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), original green cloth, the spine art nouveau floral gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Fore-edge of text block browned. Some browning to endpapers. Corners bumped. A little spotting to the binding

£18.00

Enquire Item No. 16673


BRONTE, CHARLOTTE: Villette.

Item No. 16671

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Two volumes. In the "Thornton Edition" of the Novels of the Sisters Bronte edited by Temple Scot; 1st Thornton edition. Plates. 6vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), original green cloth, the spine art nouveau floral gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Fore-edge of text block browned. Some browning to endpapers. Corners bumped. Overall good.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 16671


BRONTE, EMILY: Wuthering Heights. With a Preface by Charlotte Bronte.

Item No. 16668

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. In the "Thornton Edition" of the Novels of the Sisters Bronte edited by Temple Scot; 1st Thornton edition. Plates. 6vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), original green cloth, the spine art nouveau floral gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Fore-edge of text block browned. Some browning to endpapers. Corners bumped. Very short split to joint at head.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16668


BROOKE, BIBI: The Key of the Hearts of Beginners. A Set of Tales written down in Persian by Bibi Brooke, and Translated into English by Annette S. Beveridge.

Item No. 16675

London: Luzac & Co. 1908. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 80-pages. Original green cloth; very good. Inscribed on front free endpaper, "R.D.G. from B.B. Xmas 1809" ?

A collection of tales written down in the 18th Century by the Musalmani wife, Bibi, of the Englishman William Augustus Brooke.

£36.00

Enquire Item No. 16675


BROOKE, RUPERT: Letters from America. With a Preface by Henry James.

Toronto: McClelland, 1916. First Canadian edition. Portrait. 8vo, pp. xxxxii:180, original black cloth with label; binding rubbed and slightly spotted, label browned, dusty. Spare label tipped-in at end.

£18.00

Enquire Item No. 1049


BROWNE, EDWARD G: A Literary History of Persia. Volume III : the Tartar dominion (1265-1502)

Cambridge University Press, 1928. 2nd impression. Frontispiece. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 586-pages. Original red cloth, top edge giilt. Spine sunned, boards a little mottled; edge of text block browned, overall very sound.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 16686


BROWN, JOHN: Rab and His Friends.

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1877. Frontispiece, title vignette, plates. 8vo, pp.32, original cloth backed pictorial boards; some foxing but generally very good.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 3001


BUCKINGHAM, GEORGE, DUKE OF: The Rehearsal a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr. Garrick in the Character of Bayes. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 19-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Some light damp-marking at end. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin just slightly affecting the text on one leaf.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 14240


BUDDEN, MARIA ELIZABETH: Claudine, or, Humility, the Basis of All the Virtues. A Swiss tale. Third Edition.

Item No. 10471

London: J. Harris, 1824. Engraved frontispiece, title vignette, plates. Small 8vo, pp.(2):200, 19th Century half burgundy calf with chipped black lettering piece. Inner joint cracked between frontispiece and title but firm on cords, frontispiece partly detached. With the printed book label of Miss Allnutt, Clapham Common, on front pastedown and a contemporary inscription to her on the back of the frontispiece "the Gift of her Affectionate Mother".

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 10471


BURTON, RICHARD F. [Translator]: A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Now entitled, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem Men and a terminal essay upon the History of the Nights. 17 volumes.

Item No. 13385

[London]: Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers only, circa 1900. 17 volumes including the 7 supplementary volumes. Plates with tissue-guards throughout. Titles in red and black. Tall 8vo (9 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches), half burgundy crushed morocco, spines blocked with gilt ornaments, an arab, a camel, etc. in compartments, top edge gilt others uncut, the bindings by Bayntun, Bath. Foxing to uncut edges of text blocks and some foxing to prelims. Overall a very handsome set in very good condition. The Luristan Edition, this being number 783 of a limited edition of 1000 sets. Volumes 1-6 shown; all the volumes are in the same condition.

£1000.00

Enquire Item No. 13384


BUTLER, SAMUEL: The Genuine Remains in Verse and Prose .... Published from the Original Manuscripts .... with Notes by R. Thyer. In Two Volumes.

Item No. 7964

London: for J. and R. Tonson, 1759. Two volumes, 8vo, contemporary full speckled calf. Margins of title to Volume 1 browned, joints cracked, one cover detached, Volume 2 broken in two at p.130. Rubbed.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 7964

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CAILLAVET, G.A. DE & FLERS, R. DE: Papa & Le Sire de Vergy.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by L. Metivet & J. Sirovy. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; corner torn from front free endpaper, spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10816


CAPUS, ALFRED: La Chatelaine & Monsieur Piegois.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Lambrecht & Blanchot. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in;spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10815


CAPUS, ALFRED: La Petite Fonctionnaire & Petites Folles.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Blanchot. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10807


CAPUS, ALFRED: La Veine Brignol et sa Fille.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by G. S. de Fonseca. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; upper inner joint split else in excellent condition.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 10814


CAPUS, ALFRED: Les Deux Ecoles & Les Maris de Leontine.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Blanchot. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in;spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10813


CENTLIVRE, [SUSANNA]: The Busy Body a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr King in the Character of Marplot; this detached. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 22-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 14244


CHARNWOOD, LORD: Tracks in the Snow. Inscribed by author.

London: Ernest Benn, 1927. Reprint. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 285-pages, original blue cloth; binding marked and dulled, front free endpaper removed, foxing within. Inscribed on half-title, "H. J. Tennant from Charnwood, Nov. 1935".

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 16118


CHRISTIE, AGATHA: A Pocket Full of Rye.

Item No. 16490

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1953. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, overall good. In the unclipped dust jacket which is lacking the backstrip, the panels with some edge wear and short tear to the lower. Free from inscriptions.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 16490


CHRISTIE, AGATHA: After the Funeral.

Item No. 16491

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1953. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, overall good. In the unclipped dust jacket which is lacking most of the backstrip, the panels with some edge wear and short tear to the lower. Free from inscriptions. Some light tanning to endpapers.

£18.00

Enquire Item No. 16491


CHRISTIE, AGATHA: Dead Man's Folly.

Item No. 16487

Item No. 16487

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1956. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, some tanning to endpapers else good. In the unclipped dust jacket which has corner wear, rubbing to the joints, with loss to head and tale of backstrip, backstrip browned, small piece out of lower panel. Free from inscriptions.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16487


CHRISTIE, AGATHA: Death Comes as The End.

Item No. 16489

Item No. 16489

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1945. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, overall good apart from some light fading at extreme head and tail of spine. In the sligtly dusty and browned unclipped dust jacket which has some slight loss at head and tail of spine, one inch piece of backstrip detached at upper joint but still joined at lower joint. Inked name and address on front free endpaper.

£45.00

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CHRISTIE, AGATHA: Hickory Dickory Dock

Item No. 16494

Item No.. 16494

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1955. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, overall good. In the unclipped dust jacket which has darkening and a little spotting to the backstrip, some tanning to endpapers. Free from inscriptions.

£12.00

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CHRISTIE, AGATHA: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side

Item No. 16492

Item No. 16492

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1962. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, overall good. In the unclipped dust jacket which is split along the upper joint and with some loss at head and tail of spine. Free from inscriptions.

£15.00

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CHRISTIE, AGATHA: They Came to Baghdad

Item No. 16496

Item No. 16496

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1951. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, overall good. In the unclipped dust jacket which is lacking the backstrip, some browning/light eddge wear to the panels. Free from inscriptions.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 16496


CHRISTIE, AGATHA: They Do It With Mirrors.

Item No. 16486

Item No. 16486

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1952. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original red cloth, good. In the unclipped dust jacket which has rubbing to the corners, chipping to headband and the loss of 2 inches at the base of the backstrip. Free from inscriptions.

£15.00

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CHRISTIE, AGATHA: A Caribbean Mystery.

Item No. 16072

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1964. First edtion. 8vo, original 2-tone cloth; very good in a little age toned unclipped dust jacket.

£14.00

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CHRISTIE, AGATHA: Hercule Poirot's Christmas.

Item No. 16284

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, n.d. Narrow 8vo, original blue cloth in unclipped dust jacket. Dust jacket a little edge chipped generally good. In the "1.6 Library" Series.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16284


CHRISTIE, AGATHA: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side.

Item No. 16283

London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1962. First edition. 8vo, original red cloth in unclipped dust jacket which has tears with some loss; small patch of fading to cloth where jacket imperfect.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16283


CIBBER, COLLEY: Love's Last Shift; The Careless Husband; Loves makes a Man; Ximena; a bound collection of 4 plays by Cibber.

Item No. 7959

London: W. Feales, J. Tonson and others, 1735. Each with engraved frontispiece and titles printed in red and black. 12mo, pp. 96:106:(2):96:xxxvi:(2):58, contemporary full calf, rubbed, spine darkened; upper joint cracked but firm. Running titles partly cropped by binder With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Eden Bart (1717-1755) and his signature on one of the titles.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 7959


COBBLEIGH, TOM: Young Sam and Sabina.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. First edition. Narrow 8vo (7 x 3 1/2 inches), 188-pages. Contemporary green binder's cloth, lettering and small floral ornament blocked in gilt to spine. Several leaves loose and chipped on fore-margin.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 12521


COLMAN, GEORGE & BONNELL THORNTON - Editors: The Connoisseur, By Mr. Town, Critic and Censor-General. The Fourth Edition.

Item No. 8017

London: R. Baldwin, 1761. Four volumes. 12mo, contemporary full speckled calf. Very rubbed, lacking lettering pieces, joints cracked but firm. Endpapers and margins of prelims. and endleaves browned. With the engraved armorial bookplates of Sir Robert Johnson Eden Bart (1774-1844).

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 8017


CONRAD, JOSEPH: A Personal Record. The Mirror of the Sea. Volume 11 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 11 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No.11478


CONRAD, JOSEPH: A Set of Six. Volume 9 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 9 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11477


CONRAD, JOSEPH: An Outcast of the Islands. Volume 2 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 2 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11484


CONRAD, JOSEPH: Chance. Volume 13 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 13 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good. £40.00

Enquire Item No. 11482


CONRAD, JOSEPH: Notes on Life and Letters. Volume 18 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 18 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original cloth-backed boards, uncut. A good copy.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 6715


CONRAD, JOSEPH: Romance. Volume 6 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 6 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11486


CONRAD, JOSEPH: The Arrow of Gold, a Story between Two Notes. Volume 16 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 16 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original cloth-backed boards, uncut. A good copy.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 6714


CONRAD, JOSEPH: The Arrow of Gold. Volume 16 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 16 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11479


CONRAD, JOSEPH: The Nigger of the "Narcissus", a Tale of the Sea. Volume 3 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 3 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original cloth-backed boards, uncut. Cloth a little cockled else a good copy.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 6717


CONRAD, JOSEPH: The Rescue, A Romance of the Shallows. Volume 17 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 17 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original cloth-backed boards, uncut. A good copy.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 6716


CONRAD, JOSEPH: The Rescue. A Romance of the Shallows. Volume 17 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 17 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11474


CONRAD, JOSEPH: The Shadow Line. Within the Tides. Volume 14 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 14 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11483


CONRAD, JOSEPH: Victory, an Island Tale. Volume 15 of the Works.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Being volume 15 only of the 20 volume edition of his works issued in a limited edition of 780 (of which 750 for sale and 30 for presentation). 8vo, original tan cloth-backed boards, uncut. Some soiling to the binding, backstrip browned; internally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11485


COOKSON, CATHERINE: Fanny McBride.

Item No. 10218

London: Macdonald, 1959. First edition. 8vo, original cloth in price-clipped dustwrapper; binding with one corner bumped, headbands bruised but generally very good; the dustwrapper slightly edge-worn, with several short tears to lower panel, fore-edge of back inner flap dust-marked otherwise good; internally, extremely good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 10218


COURTELINE, GEORGES: Boubouroche, L'article 330, Lidoire, Les balances, Gros chagrin, Les Boulingrin, & La conversion d'Alceste

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Barrere. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; upper inner joint cracked but firm else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10818


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DANTE ALIGHIERI: The Vision of Hell. Translated by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary and Illustrated with the Designs of M. Gustave Dore. New Edition. With Critical and Explanatory Notes, Life of Dante and Chronology.

Item No. 16659

Item No. 16659

London: Cassell, n.d. ca. 1895. Portrait and 75 engraved plates by Dore with lettered tissue guards. Folio, (13 5/8 x 10 1/21inches), pages: xxiv:183, original brick red bevelled cloth pictorially blocked in black, gilt and silver, all edges gilt. Some bruising to headbands, a few small white marks (paint?) on fore margin of upper cover, damage to the upper blank margin of last three leaves with some loss (of blank margin that is and not text or image). Inscription dated 1896 on verso of front free endpaper. The binding bright and attractive. Internally clean and firmly bound.

£75.00

Item No. 16659

Item No. 16659

Enquire Item No. 16659


DANTE ALIGHIERI: La Vita Nova di Dante Alighieri, illustrata dei quadri di Dante Gabriele Rossetti, Hanc editionem Antonio Agresti de Arte Preraphaelistica instruxit prefationibus; Rochus Carlucci quam maxime ornavit diligenter; Marcus De Rubris curavit.

Item No. 16576

Item No. 16576

Turin: Edizioni STEN della Societa Tipografico-Editrice Nazionale gia Roux & Viarengo, gia Marcello Capra, Novamente impressa a Torino, 1911. Plates after Dante Gabriele Rossetti with tissue guards. Title in red, black, & orange, decorative red borders throughout. Small 4to (8 7/8 x 7 inches), 113-pages, original full vellum lettered in gilt, yapp fore-edges, green silk ties. Some spotting/browning to the binding but overall very good. With the original slipcase, this browned and broken.

£65.00

Item No. 16576

Item No. 16576

Enquire Item No. 16576


DE BERQUIN: Choix de Petits Drames et de Contes. Ouvrage Illustre de 36 vignettes par Foulquier et Forest. Nouvelle Edition.

Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1882. French text. 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches). 337 pages. Later green cloth with crimson leather lettering piece, no dustwrapper; small patch rubbed from the surface of the lettering piece affecting one letter, else binding generally good; internally, some foxing throughout but especially to prelims, endpapers browned and with some pages near the front of the volume with creasing to the top corners.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 10797


DEFOE, DANIEL: Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.

London: Sunday School Union, n.d. circa 1910. Frontispiece. 8vo (7 x 5 inches), 197-pages. Contemporary half black calf, spine gilt in compartments, green cloth sides by Relfe Brothers, London; very good. Text tanned. Prize label of Sexey's School, Bruton, on front free endpaper.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 13641


DEFOE, DANIEL: Robinson Crusoe. With Illustrations by H.M. Brock.

London: Seeley, Service, 1925. 8vo, pp. 448, contemporary half blue calf; spine, now faded to brown, gilt blocked in compartments, top edge gilt. Text age-toned, binding very sound.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 8548


DIBDIN, THOMAS: The London Theatre. A Collection of the Most Celebrated Dramatic Pieces. Correctly Given, from Copies used in the Theatres by Thomas Dibdin of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Twenty-six volumes complete.

Item No. 13376

London: for Whittingham and Arliss, 1815 onwards. Published 1815 to 1818.

Twenty-six volumes bound as thirteen. With all half-titles and general titles (these with vignette illustration) and individual titles to all 104-plays within, these also with vignette illustrations; other vignette illustrations within the text. Thirteen volumes 12 mo (5 x 3 inches), contemporary grained burgundy calf, double gilt rules to sides with floral corner ornaments, all edges gilt. Spines gilt lettered direct with the title of each play within. Headbands, joints, and corners rubbed but overall a very pleasing set; good, strong and attractive. Rare as a complete set and even more so in an attractive contemporary binding.

£625.00

Enquire Item No. 13376


DICKENS, CHARLES: Master Humphrey's Clock. With Illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne.

London: Chapman & Hall, 1840. First edition. Published 1840-1841. Three volumes. Tall 8vo (10 1/4 x 7 inches), pages: iv:306; vi:306; & vi:426, original brown ribbed cloth blocked in blind and gilt. Lean to spines, snag in headband of volume one and chipped at base, other headbands bumped or rubbed, corners bumped and soft. Stitching a little slack in volume 3 with two quires detached, lower inner joint of volume 2 completely split. Volumes 1 & 3 appear to have been re-cased at some time with replacement endpaper. Generally within very clean and free from foxing, bindings quite bright.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 13342


DICKENS, CHARLES: The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain.

London: Collin's Clear Type Press, circa 1910. Coloured frontispiece and title. 12 mo (4 1/4 x 3 inches), 222-pages, origina lsoft olive green suede lettered in gilt; fine.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 14949


DONNAY, MAURICE: Amants la Douloureuse.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Maxime Dethomas. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in;spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10822


DONNAY, MAURICE: Education de Prince & L'Affranchie.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by G. Dutriac. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10817


DOYLE, RICHARD: Manners and Customs of Ye Englyshe Drawn from Ye Quick by Richard Doyle. To which is added some extracts from Mr. Pips hys Diary, contributed by Percival Leigh.

Item No. 6133

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849. Plates in outline. Oblong 4to, original blue boards gilt, all edges gilt. Some foxing, half-inch at headband pulled otherwise binding very good.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 6133


DRURY, LT.-COL. W.P: Pagett Calling.

London: Chapman & Hall, 1930. First edition. 8vo, pp.vii:246, original orange cloth; binding a little faded and lightly soiled, some light foxing.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 3881


DRYDEN, [JOHN]: The Spanish Fryar; or, The Double Discovery, a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr. Dunstal in the Character of Dominic. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 22-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14235


DUMAS, ALEXANDRE: Une Visite de Noces, La Princesse George, La Femme de Claude.

Item No. 10796

Paris: Calman-Levi, n.d. ca. 1900. Small 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches). Contemporary three-quarter dark blue morocco, marbled boards, all edges gilt; the binding by Bumpus; very good. Being Volume 5 of the Theatre Compleat. Not however numbered as such on the spine.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 10796


DUNSANY, LORD: A Night at an Inn, a Play in One Act.

New York: The Sunrise Turn, 1916. Square 8vo, pp. 34, original wrappers; wrappers detached and chipped, inscription on free-endpaper.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 1945


DURRELL, LAWRENCE: Tunc, a novel.

Item No. 8566

London: Faber, 1968. First edition. 8vo, original cloth in dustwrapper. A little very light edge creasing to dustwrapper but generally very good. With the original Book Society Choice band still in place.

£21.00

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EARLE, JOHN: Micro-Cosmographie or, A Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters. Printed from the Sixth Augmented Edition of MDCXXXIII.

Item No. 9117

Cambridge: at the University Press, 1903. Limited edition, one of 250 copies. Small 4to, pp. 128, original quarter vellum, velum lettering piece to upper cover, as issued, uncut. A very nice copy indeed in the original plain dustwrapper and enclosed in the original cardboard box with printed label to the lid. Tears to plain dustwrapper, box edge rubbed and with label browned. Rare thus.

£60.00

Enquire Item No. 9117


EDGEWORTH [MARIA] MISS: Moral Tales. Three volumes.

Item No. 10763

London: for R. Hunter and Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy, 1816. 7th edition. 3 volumes. 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 inches). Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, spines gilt. Upper joint of Volume 3 split, board held on cords, headbands a little worn but a pleasing copy nonetheless.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 10763


ELIOT, T.S. - Alison Tandy's copy: The Cocktail Party

London: Faber & Faber,1950. First edition.8vo, original green cloth; some fading to binding, in dust jacket which has some fading and much chipping.

Alison Tandy's copy inscribed (not by Eliot) on front free endpaper "Alison Tandy in grateful remembrance of 4th - 11 March 1950. Lyme Regis 10th March 1950". Old Possum's Book of Cats Eliot dedicated in part to AlisonTandy.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16212


ELIOT, T.S. - Alison Tandy's copy: The Confidential Clerk.

London: Faber & Faber,1954. First edition.8vo, original blue cloth; some fading to binding, in dust jacket which has some fading and edge chipping.

Alison Tandy's copy with her signature, place and date "Salisbury 6th March 1954" on front free endpaper. Old Possum's Book of Cats Eliot dedicated in part to Alison Tandy.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16211


ELIOT, T.S. - Geoffrey Tandy's copy: The Sacred Wood, Essays on Poetry and Criticism.

London: Methuen, 1920. First edition. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), original blue cloth. Binding rubbed, 2-inch split to cloth on outer upper joint, some foxing to prelims. Newspaper review pasted to rear endpaper.

Geoffrey Tandy's copy with his signature on front free endpaper. Tandy, Eliot's close friend, was the first to read Eliot's Practical Cats on B.B.C. radio on Christmas day 1937; two years before publication. Old Possum's Book of Cats Eliot dedicated in part to the second Tandy child, Alison.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 16210


EMANUEL, WALTER: Never! Being some Manners for the Multitude. Illustrated by John Hassall.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman, n.d. [1907]. First edition. Plates. Narrow 8vo, pp. 108:(4, adverts.), original pictorial wrappers printed in red and black after Hassall. Backstrip chipped, upper wrapper detached and worn on lower margin.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 10231

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FABRE, EMILE: Cesar Birotteau & L'Argent

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Louis Bailly. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10823


FARQUHAR, [GEORGE]: The Constant Couple; or a Trip to the Jubilee a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mrs. Barry in the Character of Sir Harry Wildair. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 23-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin with the loss of just a few letters on one leaf.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 14236


FARQUHAR, [GEORGE]: The Inconstant; or, The Way to Win Him a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mrs. Lessingham in the Character of Oriana; this detached 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 20-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin without loss.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14237


FENELON, FRANCOIS DE SALIGNAC DE LA MOTHE: Les Aventures de Telemaque suivies des Aventures d'Aristonous precedees d'un Essai sur la Vie et les Ouvrages de Fenelon par M. Jules Janin. Edition Illustree par Tony Johannot (& others).

Item No. 13688

Paris: Ernest Bourdin, n.d. circa 1840. Engraved portrait, title vignette, plates on India Paper, illustrations in the text. 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches), 459-pages. Contemporary half green calf, the spine blocked in blind and gilt with burgundy lettering piece; rubbed, corners scuffed, marking to upper cover. Old signature on upper margin of title. Overall solidly and attractively bound.

£28.00

Enquire Item No. 13688


FENELON, FRANCOIS DE SALIGNAC DE LA MOTHE: Dialogues of the dead : together with some fables, composed for the education of a prince. By the late M. de Fenelon, preceptor to the infants of France, and afterwards Archbishop-Duke of Cambray. Newly translated from the French by Mr. Elphingston

Item No. 7966

Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1754. Two volumes in one. 8vo, pp.256:100:(8,contents), contemporary full tan calf, spine with raised bands and lettering piece; spine darkened, headband a little chipped, crack to joints but very firm.

This does not include the Fables mentioned on the title-pages. It was evidently intended that a separate edition of the Fables should be bound-up with this book, originally, no doubt, that of 1751.

£125.00

Enquire Item No. 7966


FENELON, FRANCOIS DE SALIGNAC DE LA MOTHE: Nouveaux Dialogues des Morts, avec des Contes & Fables, Composés pour l'Education d'un Prince. Edition nouvelle, corrigée de plusieurs fautes & augmentée de diverses pieces.

Amsterdam: Chez les Wetsteins, 1719. Two volumes. Additional engraved titles, printed titles in red and black. 12mo, pp.(16):248 & (8):204(1), contemporary full speckled calf, lacking lettering pieces, rubbed, lower board of Volume 2 detached. Internally very sound. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Eden Bart (1717-1755).

£55.00

Enquire Item No. 8006


FENELON (François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon): Les Jolis Petits Contes de Fénelon.

Item No. 15260

Paris: typographie de Firmin Didot, circa 1840. 3 volumes (of the 4 issued), each containing 2 tales: Histoire d'Alibee & Histoire d'une Jeune Princesse; Le Voyage Imaginaire & Histoire d'une Vieille Reine; Histoire de Florise & Le Singe.

Each tale with a tinted lithographic plate. 3 volumes each 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 inches, each of 24-pages. Original gilt decorated boards. Rubbed, two text blocks detached from binding, slightly later (1850's) inscriptions on front endpapers; chip to one backstrip.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 15260


FIELDING, HENRY: Miscellanies. Volume 2.

London: A. Millar, 1743. First edition. Volume 2 only (of 3). 8vo, pp. 420:(2), contemporary full speckled calf; joints cracked but firm, lettering piece chipped. Damp-marking & mold marking unattractively affecting first 80 pages and lower margin of remaining leaves. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Eden Bart. (1717-1755)

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 8307


FITZGERALD, EDWARD (Translator): The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Illustrations by Willy Pogany.

Item No. 15574

London: Harrap, 1909. First edition thus. Decorative title-page, 24 tipped-in coloured plates, and decorations by Willy Pogany. Tall 8vo (11 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches), publisher's full decorative blind-stamped tan calf, top edge gilt, others uncut; slight nick at head of upper joint, minimal occasional edge rubbing; overall the binding is very attractive and in excellent condition. Three of the tipped-in plates have short corner creases.

£175.00

Item No. 15574

Item No. 15574

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FITZOSBORNE, SIR THOMAS: Letters on Several Subjects. Published from Copies found among his Papers.

Item No. 7936

London: for R. Dodsley, 1748. First edition. Title in red and black. 8vo, pp.(8):(3):(1, errata). With the half-title. Contemporary full speckled tan calf, gilt rules to sides, spine gilt ruled with raised bands. Joints rubbed and with a few short cracks but very firm. Slight chipping at headband. Some browning to title margins.

A pleasing copy. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Eden Bart (1717 - 1755) and his signature and date, 1749, on upper margin of title.

£55.00

Enquire Item No. 7936


FORBES, ETHEL M. VILLIERS: Bertha's Revenge.

Item No. 4422

London: Bevington & Co. 1886. First edition. 8vo, pp.448, contemporary half crimson morocco, spine gilt in compartments, bound-in silk bookmarker. Binding a trifle spotted but generally very good.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 4422


FOWLER, ELLEN THORNEYCROFT: Cupid's Garden.

London: Cassell, 1898. First edition. 8vo, contemporary half morocco, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt within decorative gilt rules. An excellent copy.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 3372


FRANCIS OF ASSISI, SAINT: The Hymn of the Sun (Il Cantico del Sole).

Chelsea: The Swan Press, 1927. Number 50 of only 100 copies printed. 4to, pp.(2), original wrappers with printed label. Free endpapers browned from wrapper inner flaps else an excellent copy.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 7077


FRAPAN, ILSE (pseud. of ILSE LEVIEN): Heavy Laden and Old Fashioned Folk. Second Edition.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893. Narrow 8vo (7 x 3 1/2 inches), 216-pages. Contemporary green binder's cloth, lettering and small floral ornament blocked in gilt to spine. Several leaves loose and chipped on fore-margin.

£18.00

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GASKELL, PHILIP: A Lion Among the Ladies, a Novel.

Item No. 15066

London: F. V. White, 1888. First edition. Three volumes. 8vo original decorated cloth. A poor ex-library copy. Chiswick Library labels on upper covers, shelf numbers on front pastedowns. Bindings rubbed and marked, snagged, stained, faded; internally very sound. Bindings poor but a rare three-decker novel.

£60.00

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GIBBINGS, ROBERT : The 7th Man. A True Cannibal Tale of the South Sea Islands told in Fifteen Wood-Engravings and Precisely One Hundred and Eighty Nine Words by Robert Gibbings.

Item No. 16352

Item No. 16352

Waltham Saint Lawrence: By the Author at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1930. Number 190 of a limited edition of 500. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches), 15-pages, original yellow cloth backed boards decoratively printed in red, top and fore-edge gilt; endpapers browned, boards very slightly marked; overall a very good copy and free from inscriptions.

£200.00

Enquire Item No. 16352


GENLIS, {STEPHANIE FELICITE] MADAME DE: Tales of the Castle; or, Stories of Instruction & Delight. Translated by Thomas Holcroft. In 2 volumes.

Item No. 16559

Item No. 16559

Item No. 16559

London: Printed for Walker and Edwards (& others) 1817. Two volumes. Engraved frontispieces and engraved additional titles. 12mo (5 1/8 x 2 3/4 inches), pages: viii:456 & 467, contemporary pretty full tan diced calf, wide ornamental gilt border to sides, spines gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, all edges gilt; in excellent condition.

Both volumes inscribed on front fly leaves, "A tribute of regard Emma Child"

£125.00

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GIBBON, MONK: An Alphabet of Mortality.

Item No. 197

No publisher or date. Broadside, single folio sheet folded. No. 72 of only 80 copies printed.

Signed & inscribed by the poet on verso.

£50.00

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GIBBON, MONK: MY CHILD FRIENDS.

No publisher or date. Seemingly a collection of offprints, variously paginated, bound together with specially printed title leaf. 8vo, quarter crimson calf by Bayntun, Bath. With Gibbon's autograph note, dated 1935, to Alister & Germaine [Mathews] inserted.

£60.00

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GILBERT, W.S: The Gondoliers or The King of Barataria. With Coloured illustrations by W. Russell Flint.

Item No. 2647

London: Bell, 1912. Eight coloured plates. First edition thus. 4to, original cloth blocked in gilt. Gilt to spine dulled, some foxing to prelims. but generally a very good copy.

£20.00

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GOETHE, [JOHANN WOLFGANG VON]: Faust: a Dramatic Poem. Translated into English Prose, with Notes, by A. Hayward, Fifth Edition.

Item No. 16561

London: Edward Moxon, 1850. Small 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 inches), pages:xxxvi:245, contemporary full plum calf; narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt extra with green lettering piece, all edges marbled. Some rubbing to joints and corners, uneven fading to lower board. Overall strongly and well bound.

£18.00

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GOLDING, WILLIAM: The Spire.

Item No. 16536

Item No. 16536

London: Faber & Faber, 1964. First edition. 8vo, original cloth in unclipped dust jacket. Pale stain to upper panel of jacket, a little marking but overall good. Some spotting to edge of text block. Headbands a trifle bumped, overall the binding good and sharp.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 16536


GRAY, THOMAS: The Works of Thomas Gray, in Prose and Verse. Edited by Edmund Gosse. In Four Volumes.

Item No. 11977

London: Macmillan, 1884. First collected edition. Three portraits and one facsimile of a sonnet. Four volumes 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), original maroon cloth. Headbands and corners very slightly rubbed, spines uniformly very slightly sunned. An attractive set in excellent condition.

£40.00

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GULL, CYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER [pseud Guy Thorne]: The Hypocrite.

Item No. 14965

London: Greening & Co. 1899. 5th impression. 8vo ( 8 x 5 1/4 inches), 167-pages with 24-page publisher's catalogue at end. Original green cloth pictorially blocked in black & white, uncut. Extremities rubbed. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown. Advertisement leaves browned else good. The Author's first book. Uncommon.

£65.00

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HAMILTON, ANTOINE: Le Belier, Conte.

Item No. 16300

Paris: Chez Jean Fr. Josse, 1730. 12mo (6 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches), 330:1 pages, contemporary full calf, spine gilt with lettering piece; some rubbing. Ms. notes on rear endpaper, old printed name affixed to margin of title, front free endpaper removed; overall good.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 16300


HARDY, ELIZABETH: Owen Glendower; or The Prince in Wales, an Historical Romance.

Item No. 8403

London: Richard Bentley, 1849. First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp.v:304 & pp.301, original brown blindstamped cloth. Backstrip pulled at base of Volume 1, several short splits to hinges, corners bumped, contemporary initials and date on endpaper; generally good. Anonymous.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 8403


HARDY, THOMAS: Volumes 1-18 in the "Pocket Hardy" series in plum calf, as under. Variously dated between 1907 and 1918, all reprints apart from the last, Wessex Poems, this being a first edition in the Pocket Library series, 1907.

Item No. 16468

London: Macmillan, 1907. 18 volumes published between 1907 and 1918. 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), publisher's limp plum calf bocked in gilt and blind, top edges gilt, bound-in silk bookmarks. Each with a map of Wessex at end apart from Wessex Poems (not called for). A little bumping and light rubbing, some light fading here and there but overall very good.

The 18 volumes comprise: 1). Tess of the D'Urbervilles. 2). Far from the Madding Crowd. 3). The Mayor of Casterbridge. 4). Jude the Obscure. 5). The Return of the Native. 6). A Pair of Blue Eyes. 7). Two on a Tower. 8). The Woodlanders. 9). The Trumpet Major. 10). The Hand of Ethelberta. 11). A Laodicean. 12). Desperate Remedies. 13). Wessex Tales. 14). Life's Little Ironies. 15). A Group of Noble Dames. 16). Under the Greenwood Tree. 17). The Well Beloved. & 18). Wessex and Past & Present Poems.

Weight 3.75 kg thus extra postage will be requested.

£220.00

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HARPER, CHARLES G: The Hardy Country. Literary Landmarks of the Wessex Novels. Illustrated by the author.

London: Black, 1904. First edition. Plates and illustrations, folding map. 8vo, pp.xvi:318, original cloth. Inner hinges strained but firm, two ink stamped names on endpapers.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 1059


HARTE, BRET: The Complete Works in Prose and Poetry. Now First Collected.

Item No. 8930

London: John Camden Hotten, 1872. First collected edition. Plates. 8vo, pp.xxvi:575, contemporary half vellum with crimson leather lettering piece, all edges red. Prelims. foxed, one plate edge dusty and a little chipped on fore-margin. Binding a little dusty. Armorial bookplate.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 8930


HAWKESWORTH, JOHN - JONATHAN SWIFT - DEAN SWIFT - 6 VOLUMES - FIRST EDITIONS: Letters, written by the late Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; and Several of His Friends. From the Year 1703 to 1740. Notes Explanatory and Historical by John Hawkesworth.(1st Series) & Collected and Revised by Dean Swift (2nd Series).

Item No. 7907

(First series: Volumes 1-3): London: for R. Davis (& others) 1766, (Second Series: Volumes 4-6):London: for C. Bathurst (& others) 1768.
First edition of the first and second series. Six volumes. 8vo, pp.xvi:520, viii:415; vii:371; viii:400; viii:416; & viii:448, contemporary full polished tan calf, spines gilt in compartments, lacking all but three of the lettering and numbering pieces, three volumes chipped at head of spines, two chipped at base, four joints cracked but very firm; still an attractive unrestored contemporary binding in sound condition. Volume Two misnumbered Three and vice versa by the binder on the spines. Some quite heavy foxing or browning to the prelims., some dust marking. Each volume with the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir John Eden Bart (1740-1812).

£400.00

Enquire Item No. 7909


HAYDN, OWEN: Souvenir.

Printed for Private Circulation by Hazell, Watson, and Viney, November, 1910. First edition. Small 8vo, pp.80, original printed wrappers; generally very good. Verse.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 2841


HAZELWOOD, C. & WHITE, J.W. GLEESON (Editors): The Pageant.

Item No. 15546

Item No. 15546

London: Henry and Co., 1897. Art contributions by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Sir Edward Burne Jones, Laurence Housman, Charles Conder, Will Rothenstein, Walter Crane, Charles Ricketts, Lucien Pissarro ( a coloured woodcut in five blocks) etc. Literary contributions by Edmund Gosse, Max Beerbohm, Selwyn Image, Charles Ricketts, etc. 4to (10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches), 266-pages plus advertisements. Original cloth blocked in gilt.

Binding rubbed, frayed at headbands, corners bumped, some foxing, but overall quite good and very sound.

£48.00

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HERVIEU, PAUL: Le Dedale & Modestie.

Item No. 10806

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Arnould-Moreaux. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10806


HERVIEU, PAUL: Les Tenailles; Point de Lendemain; & Les Paroles Resrent.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by Maurice Lalau. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10808


HODGSON, ROSE MARIE [Editor] EDMUND BLUNDEN ETC: Lysistrata. Volume 1, No. 1.

Oxford: Blackwell, February 1924 8vo, pp.68, original printed wrappers; backstrip chipped, upper wrapper detached and chipped at edges. With prospectus loosely inserted: "Intended to supply an outlet for the literary work of the Women's Societies, although occasional contributions by men will be accepted". This, the first issue, contains contributions by Edmund Blunden, Laurence Whistler & Marghanita Laski amongst others.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 3320


HOADLEY, DR. [BENJAMIN]: The Suspicious Husband, a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr. Garrick in the Character of Ranger. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 22-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14234


HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL: Over the Teacups. Inscribed by the author.

Item No. 10910

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1891. First edition, 2nd printing. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 319-pages. Original olive cloth decorated and lettered in gilt; a few small rub marks to spine; generally a very good bright copy. Inscribed on front free-endpaper: "Lily Harcourt With the affectionate regards of her old friend Oliver Wendell Holmes, Boston, Nov. 28th 1890".

£125.00

Enquire Item No. 10910


HOOK, THEODORE E: Gilbert Gurney.

London: Richard Bentley, 1850. Engraved frontispiece. Small 8vo, pp. 452, contemporary half calf, spine gilt on raised bands with crimson lettering piece; rubbed, frontispiece foxed.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 7114


HUME, FERGUS: Claude Duval of Ninety-Five. A Romance of the Road.

Item No. 3367

London: Digby, Long, & Co. n.d. 8vo, late 19th/early 20th Century half morocco, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt within decorative rules. A very good copy.

£40.00

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JAMES, G.P.R: Philip Augustus; or, The Brothers in Arms.

Item No. 136

London: Henry Colburn 1831. First edition. Three volumes. 8vo, contemporary half calf, the spines attractively blocked in blind, ruled in gilt, with lettering pieces. Anon.

£60.00

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JOHNSON, BEN: Under-Woods. Consisting of Divers Poems.

Item No. 9113

Cambridge: at the University Press, 1905. Facsimile of the original edition 1640. Limited edition of 250 copies. Small 4to, pp.165, original quarter vellum, vellum lettering piece to upper cover, as issued, uncut. A very good copy in the original plain d.w. and contained in the original cardboard box with printed label to the lid; box rubbed and label browned. Rare thus.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 9113


JOHNSON, SAMUEL: A Dictionary of the English Language: in which the Words are deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar.

Item No. 9402

Item No. 9402

Item No. 9402

London: Printed and sold by John Jarvis, 1786. Engraved portrait of Johnson by Bartolozzi. Two volumes, 4to, 20th Century half tan calf, spines gilt ruled on bands, lettered in gilt and blocked in blind in compartments. Portrait and prelims to Volume 1 very foxed. Small piece of upper blank fore-corner of portrait lacking, fore-margin of portrait and title-page of Volume 1 slightly chipped, some offsetting of the print of the title-page to portrait.

A rare edition which includes a Life of Johnson and an appendix of words totally omitted in Dr. Johnson's Dictionary, or used in senses in which he gives no instances of their application.

£550.00

Enquire Item No. 9402


JOHNSON, SAMUEL: Works edited by Robert Lynam. Vol. 5 only being the Philological, Political, & Miscellaneous Tracts, and Reviews & Criticisms.

London: George Cowie, 1825. 8vo, pp.711, contemporary full calf neatly rebacked at an early date in matching style, with red & green lettering pieces. Library label of Winchester College on front pastedown, Upper cover blocked: "Winton Comm. Library" in gilt. Headband a little rubbed.

£15.00

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(JOHNSON, SAMUEL] - VARIOUS: Johnson Club Papers by Various Hands.

Item No. 16265

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1920. First edition. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 238-pages, original brick cloth blocked in blind; some foxing; good.

£14.00

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KAVENEY, ROZ (Editor) BRIAN ALDIS & OTHERS: Tales from the Forbidden Planet.

Item No. 16678

Item No. 16678

London: Titan Books, 1987. Limited edition, No. 215 of 250 copies; containing 5 additional leaves signed by 28 contributors, both authors and artists.

The "Mega Signing" took place at The Science Fiction and Comic Bookshop, Denmark Street, London on 19th Sept. 1987; this limited edition selling on the day for £30.00.

This copy however further inscribed to "Joanne" on the relevant leaves by a further 22 contributors, being

Brian Talbot, Ron Smith, John Brunner, Gwyneth Jones, Bill Sanderson, John Bolton. Lisa Tuttle, Hunt Emerson, Dave Gibbons, Iain Banks, Tanith Lee, Bill Sienkiewicz, Mike Matthews, Ramsey Campbell, Graham Higgins, Louise Cooper, Garry Kilworth, Brett Ewins, Ian Gibson, Chris Achilleos, Brian Bolland & the editor.

Item No. 16678

8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 256-pages, original grey cloth blocked in red and black. Very good in the original slightly marked slipcase

£125.00

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KINGLAKE, ALEXANDER WILLIAM: Eothen. Reprinted from the First Edition with an Introduction by the Rev. William Tuckwell. Finely bound.

Item No. 16640

Item No. 16640

Item No. 16640

London: George Bell, 1898. Frontispiece, elaborately decorated title in red and black, plates. Small 8vo (6 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches), pages: xxvi:267. Finely bound contemporary full brown crushed morocco, spine with raised bands and gilt lettered direct, all eges gilt. The binding by Spottiswoode & Co. In excellent condition.

£38.00

Item No. 16640

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KINGSLEY, CHARLES: Miscellanies. The Second Edition.

Item No. 11380

London: John W. Parker, 1860. Two volumes. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches), pages: 407 & 389. Contemporary half brown morocco, marbled sides, spine gilt in compartments. Generally very good. Bookplate on front pastedowns. Faint contemporary signature on upper margin of Volume 1 title.

£35.00

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LAMB, CHARLES: Everybody's Lamb. Being a Selection from The Essays of Elia, The Letters and the Miscellaneous Prose of Charles Lamb. Edited by A.C. Ward. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.

Item No. 9531

London: G. Bell, 1933. Deluxe issue. 8vo, pp. xxvii:554, publishers full blue pebble-grain leather, the upper cover blocked in blind, the spine in gilt, top edge gilt. An excellent unmarked copy and free from inscriptions.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 9531


LAMB, CHARLES & MARY: Tales from Shakespeare

Item No. 16641

London: Crosby Lockwood, 1885. Portrait frontispiece and 20 plates. 8vo (6 7/8 x 4 3/4 inches), 375-pages. Contemporary full crimson calf, narrow ornamental gilt border to sides, spine gilt in compartments and on raised bands, with green lettering piece. Corners of boards just rubbed through else excellent and attractive. Date, May 1938, in ink on verso of front free endpaper.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16641


LAMB, CHARLES & MARY: Tales from Shakespeare.

Item No. 11905

London: Bickers, 1883. Woodburytype frontispiece. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 386-pages. Handsomely bound full tan prize morocco spine gilt with lettering piece, upper cover ruled in gilt and enclosing gilt armorial of dragon with shield, all edges marbled. The binding by Bickers. Prize label on front pastedown. Upper inner joint cracked but firm otherwise a handsome binding in excellent condition. Foxing to prelims. Corner crease to frontispiece and first few leaves.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 11905


LAVEDAN, HENRI: Le Vieux Marcheur & Catherine.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by L. Malteste & P. Vidal. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10820


LE ROS, CHRISTIAN: Christmas Day; and How it was Spent by Four Persons in the House of Fograss, Fograss, Mowton, and Snorton, Bankers. Illustrated by Phiz.

Item No. 2271

London: Routledge, 1854. First edition. Frontispiece and three plates. Small 8vo, pp. ix:(1):148, 19th Century half dark green polished calf; bookplate. Oval ink stamp of the Elkington Mason & Co. Workingmen's Library, Birmingham on upper left of frontispiece and two other leaves with some surface loss where stamped - otherwise a clean copy simply but attractively bound.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 2271


LEE, LAURIE: A Moment of War. Inscribed copy.

Item No. 10675

London: Viking, 1991. 8vo, pp.178, original cloth; excellent in like dustwrapper which has however fading to the spine.

Inscribed: "To Jean & David all best wishes to you both Laurie Lee" on title.

£55.00

Enquire Item No. 10675


LEVER, CHARLES: The Daltons, or Three Roads in Life. Nicely bound.

London: George Routledge, n.d. ca. 1880's. Plates. Two volumes, 8vo, contemporary three-quarter hard grain blue calf, spines gilt in compartments and on bands, top edges gilt, with bound-in silk markers; some foxing, spine of Volume 2 a trifle faded. An attractive binding in very good condition.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 7564


LEVER, CHARLES: The O'Donoghue, A Tale of Ireland Fifty Years Ago. Nicely bound.

London: George Routledge, n.d. ca. 1880's. Frontispiece and plates. 8vo, pp.485, nicely bound contemporary three-quarter hard grain burgundy calf, spine gilt in compartments and on bands, top edge gilt., with bound-in silk marker. Spine a trifle faded, some foxing, but generally an attractive binding in excellent condition.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 7561


LINNELL, FELIX: The Two V.C.'s and Other Stories.

London: Saint Catherine Press, n.d. ca. 1920. Small 8vo, pp. 84, original thin boards; binding very foxed and browned.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 6170


LIVINGSTON, MARJORIE: Island Sonata.

London: Andrew Dakers, 1944. First edition. 8vo, pp.331, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper spine sunned and generally slightly browned, short tears to side of spine and corners, some rubbing; internally very good.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 5213


LOCKE, JOHN: Some Familiar Letters between Mr. Locke, and Several of his Friends. The Third Edition.

Item No. 8007

London: for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, 1737. Engraved portrait by Vertue after Kneller. 8vo, pp.424, contemporary full calf; rubbed, lacking lettering piece, lower joint cracked, upper board detached. Contemporary manuscript index on rear endpaper and signature on upper fore-margin of title. A little light foxing but internally very good. First published, without a portrait, in 1708.

£200.00

Enquire Item No. 8007


LONGUS: Daphnis & Chloe. Translated out of the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657. With Decorations by John Austen.

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1925. First edition thus. Coloured frontispiece, plates, some coloured, and illustrations by John Austen. 4to, pp.200, original cream cloth lettered and blocked in gilt. Some light occasional foxing to the text. Top edge of text block dusty, others uncut. The binding in excellent, clean and bright condition. In the original slightly dusty and edge chipped dustwrapper.

£125.00

Enquire Item No. 8530


LYDGATE, JOHN: A lytell treatyse of the horse, the sheep and the ghoos. Printed at Westminster by Wynkyn de Worde about 1499.

Item No. 9109

Cambridge: at the University Press, 1906. Facsimile of the original Wynkyn de Worde edition. Limited edition of 250 copies. Tall 8vo, unpaginated, original quarter vellum with vellum lettering piece to upper cover, as issued. With the label of the Cambridge University Press on front pastedown and their inkstamp on front free-endpaper. Generally very good.

£60.00

Enquire Item No. 9109


LYDGATE, JOHN: The Temple of Glass. Printed at Westminster by William Caxton about the year 1477.

Item No. 9108

Cambridge: at the University Press, 1905. Facsimile of the original Caxton edition. Limited edition of 250 copies. Tall 8vo, unpaginated, original quarter vellum with vellum lettering piece on upper cover, as issued; generally very good.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 9108


LYTTON, EDWARD GEORGE BULWER, LORD: Rienzi, the Last of the Tribunes.

Item No. 217

London: Saunders & Otley. 1835. First edition. Three volumes. 8vo, contemporary half brown calf with lettering & numbering pieces. One leaf detached otherwise a very good copy. Bound without half-titles. Armorial bookplates.

£50.00

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LYTTON, LORD: Lucretia or The Children of Night.

Item No. 4431

London: Routledge, 1874. 8vo, pp.430, finely bound contemporary three-quarter crimson morocco, spine elaborately gilt in compartments within gilt raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled boards, bound-in silk bookmarker. A fine binding in excellent condition.

£28.00

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LYTTON, LORD: Pelham or Adventures of a Gentleman. Nicely bound.

London: George Routledge, n.d. ca. 1880's. Frontispiece. 8vo, pp.447, contemporary three-quarter hard grain burgundy calf, spine gilt in compartments and on bands, top edge gilt, with bound-in silk marker; some foxing. Spine a little faded but generally an attractive binding in excellent condition.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 7566

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MacCARTHY, DESMOND [Editor]: Life and Letters Vol. V, No. 26.

London: Statesman Publishing Co. July, 1930. 8vo, pp.68, original patterned wrappers; a little edge dusty. Contains: "The Essays of Augustine Birrell" by Virginia Woolf and "Nobody Loves Me" by D.H. Lawrence.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 3644


MACQUEEN-POPE, W: Back Numbers.

London: Hutchinson, 1954. First edition. Plates. 8vo, pp.352, original pink cloth; slight mark to spine. With lengthy inscription from the author: "sending this poor little book" on half-title.

£10.00

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MALORY, SIR THOMAS: Le Morte Darthur. With Illustrations and Ornaments by Aubrey Beardsley.

Item No. 8175

London: Studio Editions, 1992. 4to, pp. liv:624, original black cloth elaborately blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, in black and gilt d.w. and slipcase. Some very light creasing to dustwrapper but generally excellent in like slipcase.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 8175


MANSFIELD, KATHERINE: The Garden Party and other Stories. With coloured lithographs by Marie Laurencin.

Item No. 11239

Item No. 11239a

London: The Verona Press, 1939. Number 994 of a limited edition of 1200 copies. Tall 8vo (10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches), 316-pages. Original green patterned boards with red gilt lettering piece. Publisher's note tipped-in as issued. Very very light foxing to endpapers else an exceptional copy. In the original dustwrapper which has two small marks to upper cover and a 1 1/2 inch tear at upper joint; this without loss and closeable. In the original numbered slipcase which has edge splits head and tail, some edge rubbing and a little dusty. Overall an excellent copy.

£395.00

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MARANA, GIOVANNI PAOLO: The Eighth and last Volume of Letters writ by a Turkish Spy : who lived five and forty years undiscover'd at Paris : giving an impartial account to the Divan at Constantinople of the most remarkable transactions of Europe, and discovering several intrigues and secrets of the Christian courts (especially of that of France) continued from the year 1642 to the year 1682. Written originally in Arabick, translated into Italian, and from thence into English, by the translator of the first volume.

Item No. 16577

London : printed by J.R. for J. Hindmarsh and R. Sare, at the Golden Ball in Cornhil, and at Grays-Inn-Gate in Holborn 1694. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece "Mahmut the Turkish Spy". 12mo (6 x 3 1/2 inches), pages: [24]:357:[1, Books Written by Sir Roger L'Estramge, and Printed for J. Hindmarsh and R. Sare]. Contemporary full calf. Lacking backstrip, binding broken betwen pages 48 & 49. Frontispiece with some edge wear and browning, title dusty. Frontispiece with old inked notes to recto and glued in with paper on inner margin on recto. Rare.

£150.00

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MASEFIELD, JOHN: Sard Harker.

London: William Heinemann, 1924. No. 174 of a signed, limited edition of 380, of which 350 were for sale. 8vo (9 x 6 inches wide), pp.332, original vellum backed boards lettered in gilt on the spine, t.e.g., edges untrimmed; vellum spine slightly tanned, headbands bumped and with a small amount of soiling to the head and sides of the top of the spine; internally, page edges browned, foxing to endpapers and prelimns, otherwise very good.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 12099


MASEFIELD, JOHN: The Hawbucks.

Item No. 15707

London: Willam Heinemann, 1929. First edition. Number 13 of a limited edition of 275 copies signed by the author. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 322-pages. Original parchment backed green boards, top edge gilt, others uncut. Some light spoting to the parchment, endpapers browned, otherwise good.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 15707


MAUROIS, ANDRE: La Vie de Disraeli.

Paris: 1928. Royal 8vo, pp.342, contemporary three-quarter burgundy morocco, raised bands, uncut; original wrappers and backstrip bound-in; very short split to upper joint but generally a very attractive copy.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 1755


MERIMEE, PROSPER: Carmen. Translated by A. E. Johnson. Illustrated by Rene Bull.

Item No. 15729

London: Hutchinson, n.d. First edition thus. 16 coloured plates with lettered tissue guards, numerous b&w illustrations. 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches), original red cloth blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Binding dulled and darkened; re-backed with the original backstrip laid-down. Front fly very foxed, light scattered foxing elsewhere. Name on front free endpaper.

£20.00

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MIKOULITCH, V. (pseud. of LIDIIA IVANOVNA VESELITSKAIA ): Mimi's Marriage, A Sketch. Transated from the Russian.

Item No. 12524

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893. First edition in English. Narrow 8vo (7 x 3 1/2 inches), 239-pages. Contemporary green binder's cloth, lettering and small floral ornament blocked in gilt to spine.

£55.00

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MILTON, JOHN: Comus. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Signed.

London: Heinemann [1921]. First edition thus. 24 tipped-in coloured plates w

Item No. 16666

Item No. 16666

ith lettered tissue guards. 4to (10 x 7 1/2 inches), 76-pages, original green cloth blocked in gilt. Spine gilt faded, headbands and corners bumped. Foxing within occasionally quite heavy. Covers slightly bowed. Endpaper illustrations ghosted onto facing leaves. Near contemporary gift inscription on half-title. Signed by Arthur Rackham on title. The 24 colour plates very good and free from corner creasing.

£120.00

Enquire Item No. 16666


MILTON, JOHN: Areopagitica [24 November] 1644. Preceded by Illustrative Documents. Carefully edited by Edward Arber. English Reprints series.

London: 5 Queen Square, 1 January 1868. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), 80-pages. Contemporary full purple calf, arms of Mill Hill School blocked in gilt to both covers, spine sunned, prelims. foxed. Prize label on front pastedown.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 13854


MIRBEAU, OCTAVE & NATANSON, THADEE: Le Foyer & L'Epidemie.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by J.P. Carre. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three-quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in;spine lettering faded else in excellent condition. £22.00

Enquire Item No. 10811


MONTESQUIEU: Persian Letters. Translated by John Davidson.

Item No. 15513

London: Gibbings, 1899. Three volumes. Decorative titles, plates. 8vo, original green cloth, spines blocked in gilt, top edges gilt others uncut. Gilt to bindings bright, headbands a little bumped; overall very good.

£25.00

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MONTESQUIEU: Persian Letters. Translated by John Davidson.

Item No. 8645

London: Gibbings, 1899. Three volumes. Decorative titles, plates. 8vo, original green cloth, spines blocked in gilt, top edges gilt others uncut. Gilt to bindings a little dulled but generally very good.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 8645


MOORE, JOHN: Edward. Various Views of Human Nature, taken from Life and Manners, Chiefly in England. By the Author of Zeluco. In two volumes.

Item No. 7999

London: for A. Strahan and T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, 1796. First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. 519 & pp.596:(1, errata):3, publisher's advertisements). With the half-titles. Contemporary full marbled calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spines with red and green lettering and numbering pieces. Gilt to spines dulled. Headbands a little chipped; bindings rubbed and with small chip from surface on lower joint of Volume 1. Joints cracked but relatively firm, endpapers browned. Nonetheless an attractive copy. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir John Eden Bart (1740-1812).

£100.00

Enquire Item No. 7999


MOORE, JOHN: Zeluco. Various Views of Human Nature, Taken From Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic.

Item No. 7981

London: A. Strahan, 1789. First edition. Two volumes. 8vo, pp. 482:(1, errata) & pp.529:(1,errata), contemporary full tan calf, spines ornately gilt with crimson lettering pieces and green numbering pieces. With the half-titles. Some scattered foxing especially to prelims. Some rubbing, light cracks to spine of Volume 1. Backstrip of Volume 1 chipped at head and tail, of Volume 2 pulled and chipped at head.

£120.00

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MOORE, T. STURGE: Aphrodite Against Artemis, a Tragedy.

Item No. 1392

London: at the Sign of the Unicorn, 1901. Signed by the author on front free-endpaper and with manuscript note: "Inscribed by T.S.M. at Mr C. N. Knight's house, 7 Marlboro' Bdgs. Bath, July 1, 1941. First edition. Square 8vo, pp.xxxvii:(1):(2, adverts.) original cloth; binding cockled & marked.

£65.00

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MURDOCH, IRIS: The Black Prince.

Item No. 15526

London: Chatto & Windus, 1973. First edition, 1st impression. 8vo, original cloth; very good in good unclipped dust jacket.

£20.00

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NABOKOV, VLADIMIR: Lolita.

Item No. 16676

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1955 ]. First edition. 8vo, original black cloth-backed patterned boards, top edge red, red endpapers. Headbands bruised, corners bumped, some rubbing of joints, overall good.

£40.00

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PASCAL, BLAISE; SEVIGNE, MADAME DE; & DESCARTES, RENE: Lettres Ecrites a un Provincial by Pascal; Lettres Choisies de Madame de Sevigne; & Oeuvres Choisies de Descartes. Three works.

Item No. 14551

Paris: Garnier Freres, n.d. Three volumes, 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), uniformly bound half grained pigskin (?) spines gilt ruled and with crimson lettering pieces, floral endpapers; attractively bound and in very good condition.

£30.00

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PEACOCK, W.F: The Adventures of St. George after His Famous Encounter with The Dragon.

Item No. 16575

Item No.16575

London: James Blackwood, [ 1858 ]. First edition. 10 hand-coloured plates by Gustave Dore with tissue guards. 8vo (9 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches), 47-pages, original blindstamped blue cloth pictorially illustrated in gilt. Lacking 60% of backstrip, remaining backstrip detached at lower joint, some rubbing of corners, some light foxing within. The boards good, internally very sound. Rare.Inscribed " Charles Morgan with Grandfathers Love, Xmas, 1865" on front fly.

£375.00

Item No. 16575

Item No. 16575

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PENLEY, S: The Sleeping Draught, a Farce in Two Acts. As Performed with distinguished Applause at the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. By S.Penley, Comedian.

London: Richard White, 1818. First edition. 8vo, pp.[2]:ii:46:[1, publisher's list], contemporary half calf, marbled boards; rubbed, inner upper joint cracked but very firm, late 19th Century ownership stamp to verso of title.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 1048


PETERS, ELLIS: Monk's-Hood. The Third Chronicle of Brother Cadfael.

Item No. 5885

London: Macmillan, 1980. First edition. 8vo, pp.224, original yellow cloth in glazed dustwrapper; brown damp marks to the lower half of both covers; dustwrapper slightly bumped along upper edge; in all other respects an excellent copy.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 5885


PETERS, ELLIS: The Leper of Saint Giles. The Fifth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael.

Item No. 5887

London: Macmillan, 1981. First edition. 8vo, pp.223, original purple cloth in glazed dustwrapper; tiny tear and slight creases to headband of dustwrapper, else a very good copy.

£30.00

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PHILIPS, F.C: A Question of Colour.

Item No. 12526

London: A. Constable, 1895. First edition. Decorative title. Narrow 8vo (6 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches), 139-pages. Contemporary green binder's cloth, lettering and small floral ornament blocked in gilt to spine.

£25.00

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PORTER, JANE: The Pastor's Fire-Side, a Novel. Volume 4.

London: Longman, Hurst, 1817. Volume 4 only (of 4). First edition. 8vo, pp.500, contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt ruled. Some rubbing, generally very sound. Bound with the half-title.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 8310


PORTO-ROCHE, GEORGES DE: Amoureuse L'Infidele.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910. Illustrations throughout by Paul Thiriat. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; upper inner joint cracked but firm else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10840


PREVOST, L'ABBE: Manon Lescaut. With an Introduction by J. Lewis May. With decorations by John Austen.

Item No. 9555b

Item No. 9555

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1928. Limited Edition, No. 11 of 500 copies signed by the illustrator. Coloured plates. 4to, pp. 142, original velum backed blue cloth boards, top edge gilt, others uncut. Prelims. foxed else an exceptional copy both binding and internally.

£135.00

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PROCTOR, RICHARD WRIGHT: Literary Reminiscences and Gleanings. With illustrations by James Stephenson and William Morton.

Item No. 15860

Machester: Thomas Dinham, London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1860. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 162-pages, contemporary full burgundy calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt with long vertical black lettering piece. Short cracks to joints but very firm. Rare.

£35.00

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QUARLES, FRANCIS: Enchiridion: containing Institutions Divine... Moral.... In the series "Library of Old Authors".

Item No.16632

Item No. 16632

London: John Russell Smith, 1856.

Engraved portrait. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 inches), pages: viii:174, contemporary tan calf with an early re-back in paler tan callf, raised bands, double crimson lettering pieces; rubbing to edges of boards, spine excellent and attractive.

Arnold Bennett's copy with his bookplate on front pastedown. Signature, Cicely Wallers and date, 1938, on front free endpaper.

£35.00

Item No. 16632

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RABELAIS, FRANCOIS: Les Cinq Livres de F. Rabelais, avec une Notice par le Bibliophile Jacob. Variantes et Glossaire par P. Cheron. 4 volumes complete.

Item No. 15557

Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, Flammarion Successeur, [ circa 1920 ]. Portrait. 4 volumes 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), contemporary grained calf backed marbled boards, spines decorated in gilt and lettered direct, top edge gilt, others uncut; small rub mark at the base of spine of volume 3 else very good indeed.

£50.00

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RABELAIS, FRANCOIS: Pantagruel illustré par André Derain.

Item No. 16220

Item No. 16220

Geneva: Edito-Service n.d. c. 1970. A facsimile of the edition of 1943.

Two portfolios, one of unbound illustrated text, the other of loose coloured plates 'Suite Des Bois Gravés par Andre Derain Pour Illustrer Pantagruel'.

The two portfolios contained within the original boards with faux leather spine and contained in slipcase, 112 x 9 1/4 inches.

Limited edition, Number 3313. Slipcase dusty else very good.

£55.00

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RAE, MORTON: Side Winds.

Item No. 15693

London: Saunders, Otley, 1861. First edition. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), 361-pages plus 8-pages of publisher's advertisements at end. Original plum grained cloth. Binding very faded and marked, headbands a little frayed, corners bumped. Joints slightly cracked but firm, some soiling within. A relatively poor copy of a rare novel.

£21.00

Enquire Item No. 15693


RASTELL, JOHN: The Four Elements. As Performed at the University Printing House, Cambridge in the Summer of This Year Now Printed for Friends at Christmas 1971.

Item No. 8996

Cambridge: At the University Press, 1971. Special edition of 500 copies. Illustrated with drawings printed in red. Folio, pp.vi:73, original cloth-backed boards lettered in gilt on the spine; an excellent copy.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 8996


RIVERS, GARTH: Miss Gwynne of Woodford. [A Novel].

Item No. 8389

London: Smith, Elder, 1861. First edition. Two volumes. 8vo, contemporary half tan calf, spines gilt ruled with crimson lettering pieces and green numbering pieces. Contemporary signature and date on small slip of paper pasted to fly-leaf of Volume 1. Endpapers foxed. Generally very good.

£85.00

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ROBERTSON, J.P. [John Parish]: Solomon Seesaw by J.P. Robertson, senior author of Letters on Paraguay. With illustrations by Phiz [pseud. of Hablot Knight Browne].

London: Saunders and Otley, 1839. First edition. 8 plates (of 9?) by Phiz. 8vo, original brown cloth blocked in blind and gilt. Plates foxed. Spines cocked, stitching partly slack, bindings rubbed and worn at headbands, 2-inch split to one joint. Contemporary signature on front free-endpapers and old bookseller's description pasted to front pastedown of Volume 1. A novel set in Glasgow.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 13192


ROUSSEAU, JEAN BAPTISTE: Oeuvres Diverses Du Sieur R.

Soleure: Ursus Heuberger, 1712. First edition. 12mo, pp.318:(6), contemporary full speckled tan calf, spine gilt extra within raised bands. Title slightly holed on blank inner margin, headband chipped, front free endpaper & flyleaf removed. Generally very good and in an attractive binding.

£100.00

Enquire Item No. 4991

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SAINTHILL, RICHARD: Olla Podrida; or, Scraps, Numismatic, Antiquarian, and Literary by Richard Sainthill of Topsham, Devon.

Item No. 16688

Item No. 16688

London: Printed (for Private Distribution only) by Nichols & Son, 1844. First edition. Presentation copy from the author to Albert Way, Director of the Society of Antiquaries. 33 plates, numisatic, portraits, armorials, pedigrees etc. Tall 8vo (10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), pages: xv:388. Original fine grain blindstamped purple cloth; some fading, headband bruised, overall very good. Rare.

£85.00

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SALMON, ARTHUR L: Noon Song. Illustrated by Lydia J. Price and F. Corbyn Price.

London: Castell Brothers, n.d. ca. 1890's. Lithographic illustrations. 12mo, pp.12, original coloured pictorial boards; very good.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 4602


SAND, GEORGE: La Mare au Diable. Finely bound.

Paris: Librairie Garnier Freres, n.d. circa 1935. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 228-pages. Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, the spine elaborately blocked in gilt and blind, raised bands. A most attractive binding in very nice condition. Inscribed: "Christmas 1937" on front flyleaf.

£25.00

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SCHALLENBERGER, V: Green Tea, A Love Story.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892. First edition. Narrow 8vo (7 x 3 1/2 inches), 195-pages. Contemporary green binder's cloth, lettering and small floral ornament blocked in gilt to spine.

£25.00

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SCHILLER, FRIEDRICH VON: Schiller's samtliche Werke herausgegeben von Robert Boxberger - neue illustrierte Ausgabe.

Item No. 3492

Berlin: 1882. Eight volumes bound as four. Plates & illustrations. Thick 8vo, contemporary full polished calf, gilt device "Postera Crescam Laude" on upper covers, the spines gilt in compartments, with lettering and numbering pieces. The bindings by Bullen of Melbourne. Gilt to spines dulled but still an attractive binding in good strong condition.

£75.00

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SCHUPP, JOHANN BALTHASAR: De opinione, dissertatio Johan Balthasaris Schuppii ... Nuno denuo recusa studio ... summi cujusdam Philologi.

Item No. 16625

Item No. 16625

Item No. 16625

Item No. 16625

Sylve-Ducis: Stephanum du Mont, Illustris Scholae Typograph, 1668. 12mo (5 1/4 x 3 inches), 128-pages. Full dark blue morocco, elaborate gilt borders to sides enclosing decorative gilt frame, spine gilt extra with burgundy lettering piece, all edges gilt and gauffered. Some rubbing to joints, spine a little dulled; overall a very pretty binding in very good condition.

£125.00

Enquire Item No. 16625


SCOTT, MICHAEL: Tom Cringles Log. Illustrations by Frank Brangwyn.

London: Gibbings, 1894. Limited Edition, 1 of 1500. Two volumes, small 8vo, original cloth blocked in gilt & blue, top edges gilt, others uncut. A very nice copy indeed.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 4402


SCOTT, SIR WALTER: The Pirate. With introductory essay and notes by Andrew Lang. With Ten Illustrations.

London: Macmillan, 1925. 8vo, pp.xxix:678:(1), contemporary full burgundy prize morocco, spine gilt with lettering piece; with the gilt arms of Cheltenham College on upper cover and prize label on front pastedown; spine a little dulled but generally a very good copy in a strong and attractive binding.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 10465


SCOTT, SIR WALTER: Waverley Novels.

London: Routledge, 1879. 25 volumes (complete). 8vo, contemporary half tan calf, spines with gilt thistles with corner ornaments within raised bands with red and black lettering pieces; a very pretty set in excellent condition. With the armorial bookplate of J. Monro Walker on front pastedowns. £495.00

Enquire Item No. 4253


SCOTT, SIR WALTER & LOCKHART, J.G: The Waverley Novels, complete in 12 volumes together with Lockhart's Memoirs of the Life of Scott.

Item No. 13958

Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1842. 12 volumes 8vo (10 x 7 inches), engraved pictorial titles, engraved plates and vignettes. Contemporary half green morocco, marbled boards, spines gilt extra and gilt lettered direct, all edges gilt.

Some occasional minor rubbing to bands, joints and corners, shelf wear to bottom of boards, overall an attractive binding in very good condition. Internally some offsetting of plates to text but, unusually, free from foxing.

Together with Lockhart's Memoir of the Life of Scott, uniform in size and binding (Robert Cadell, Edinburgh 1850).

Each volume with the contemporary engraved armorial bookplate of Wright E. Post on front pastedowns.

13 volumes, overall very handsome.

£350.00

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SEDGWICK, MISS [CATHERINE MARIA]: Home.

[London: Sherwood n.d. ca. 1845 ]. Pictorial title only (no printed title). 12mo, pp.156, contemporary ribbed green binder's cloth with maroon gilt lettering piece. Some foxing to prelims. A very pleasing little binding in excellent condition.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 10505


SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM: Chefs-d'oeuvre de Shakspeare, Traduits, conformément au texte original, en vers blancs, en vers rimés et en prose, suivis de poésies diverses, par feu A. Bruguière, Bon de Sorsum ... Revus par M. de Chênedollé.

Paris: Dondey-Dupre, 1826. Two volumes. 8vo, pp.384:(1) & pp.416:(1), 19th Century calf-backed marbled boards, spines elaborately gilt with lettering and numbering pieces; spines rubbed but not unattractive, corners of boards rubbed.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 4982


SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM: As You Like It.

Item No. 13844

Glasgow: David Bryce, 1904. Frontispiece. Miniature book (2 1/8 x 1 3/8 inches), 352-pages on India Paper. Contemporary full crimson calf , upper cover blocked in gilt, spine gilt extra, all edges gilt; very good indeed.

£38.00

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM: Macbeth.

Glasgow: David Bryce, 1904. Frontispiece. Miniature book (2 1/8 x 1 3/8 inches), 314-pages on India Paper. Contemporary full maroon calf, upper cover blocked in gilt, spine gilt extra, all edges gilt; some wear to headbands.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 13845


SHAKESPEARE, [WILLIAM]: As You Like It a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr King in the Character of Touchstone. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 23-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 14243


SHAKESPEARE, MILTON, DRYDEN, BEAUMONT, FLETCHER et al: The Beauties of the English Drama; Digested Alphabetically according to the Date of their Performances. Consisting of the most celebrated Passages, Soliloques, Similes, Descriptions, and other Poetical Beauties.

Item No. 15676

London: for G. Robinson, 1777. Four volumes (complete). Small 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: 267; 288; 288; & 266:(10, index). Contemporary full tan calf; rubbed, lacking lettering & numbering pieces, joints cracked but holding, half inch of surface lacking from headband of one volume. Marginal browning to half-titles and titles otherwise contents clean & crisp. Armorial engraved bookplates of Thos. Shellard M.D. on three front pastedowns together with a contemporary signature.

£80.00

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SHARPE, JOHN (Publisher): Elegant Extracts from the Eminent Prose Writers (12 volumes bound in 6) & Elegant Extracts from the Most Eminent British Poets (12 volumes bound in 6).

Item No. 16644

Item No. 16644

London: John Sharpe, 1810. Published 1810-1812. 24 volumes bound as 12. Engraved vignette titles to all 24 volumes. 12 volumes small 8vo (5 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches), full contemporary tan calf, borders in gilt and blind to sides, most attractively and expertly rebacked at an early date in tan calf blocked in gilt with double green lettering pieces, all edges marbled. Foxing to engraved vignette titles, the text however unaffected. Small contemporary engraved armorial bookplates on front pastedowns. Very good and attractive on the shelf.

£240.00

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SPECULATIVE SOCIETY: History of the Speculative Society. Bicentenary Edition.

Item No. 16156

Edinburgh: for the Society by T & A Constable, 1968. 4 plates. 4to (10 x 7 1/2 inches), 254-pages, original burgundy cloth blocked in gilt; very good.

£22.00

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SPENCE, JOSEPH: An Essay on Pope's Odyssey: in which Some particular Beauties and Blemishes of that Work are considered. In Two Parts

Item No. 7906

Printed for S. Wilmot, Bookseller in Oxford; and Sold by J. and J. Knapton (& others), London: 1727. Two parts each with individual title-pages. 12mo, pp.(12):156: 216:(10, index), contemporary full speckled tan calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt ruled within raised bands. Lacking lettering piece, a little chipped at head and base of spine, some rubbing. Lacking front free endpaper and fly-leaf. Contemporay signature on upper margin of title. Internally an exceedingly crisp and clean copy.

£200.00

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ST. EVREMONT, CHARLES DE: The Works. Translated from the French. Together with: The Posthumous Works, containing a Variety of Elegant Essays, Letters, Poems and other Miscellaneous Pieces on several Curious Subjects.

London: for Awnsham and John Churchill, at the Black Swan in Pater-Noster-Row, 1700. Vol.3 Printed by J.B. for Jeffery Wale, 1705. Three volumes. 8vo, pp.(16): 528; 501(5); & pp.(13):273:(3, advertisements). Portrait to Volume 1. 8vo, contemporary full speckled panelled calf, spines gilt with lettering pieces. Several cracks to joints but very firm, two volumes chipped at head and tail of spines. Browning to prelims. of Volume 1. Volume 3 with the half-title. With the engraved armorial bookplates of Sir Robert Eden Bart ( 1717-1755). Rare.

£250.00

Enquire Item No. 8032


STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS: Father Damien. An Open Letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu from Robert Louis Stevenson dated February Twenty-fifth MDCCCXC.

Item No. 16653

Item No. 16653

San Francisco: printed for William Andrews Clark Jr. by John Henry Nash, 1930,

Two portraits, title in red & black. 1 of 250 copies, out of series, being the " Printers Copy" so inscribed on limitation leaf.

Folio (12 3/3 x 9 1/4 inches), pages: xxxv:29, original gilt lettered parchment-backed boards, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Item No. 16653

Item No. 16653

Together with the facsimile of the original Sydney 1890 edition with Stevenson's inscription. This 8vo (9 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches) the pamphlet inserted in matching gilt lettered parchment backed boards. This also limited to 250-copies, this also being the "Printer's Copy".

Both volumes sliding into the 2-compartment sturdy sliopcase with printed label; the slipcase rubbed and a little dusty; the two volumes with a trifle very light spotting but overal very good.

£160.00

Item No. 16653

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STOCKTON, FRANK R: The Lady or the Tiger & A Borrowed Month and Other Stories. "Author's" editions.

Item No. 5514

Edinburgh: David Douglas 1884 & 1887. Two works bound in one volume. 12mo, pp.302:276, contemporary half calf; binding very rubbed, inner joints cracked but very firm, some foxing.

£25.00

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STURGIS, JULIAN: A Master of Fortune.

Item No. 12528

London: Hutchinson, The Zeit-Geist Library series, n.d. circa 1895. Frontispiece, art nouveau pictorial title. Narrow 8vo (7 x 3 1/2 inches), 206-pages. Contemporary green binder's cloth, lettering and small floral ornament blocked in gilt to spine. Stitching cracked but firm.

£25.00

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SURTEES, R.S: "Ask Mamma" or The Richest Commoner in England.

Printed for Subscribers from the plates of the Original Edition, London: Bradbury Agnew, n.d. but ca. 1882. Subscription Edition. Hand-coloured title vignette and plates by John Leech. 8vo, pp.423, original red cloth pictorially blocked in black & gilt, spine a little sunned.

£25.00

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SURTEES, R.S: Plain or Ringlets.

Printed for Subscribers from the plates of the Original Edition, London: Bradbury Agnew, n.d. but ca. 1882. Subscription Edition. Hand-coloured title vignette and plates by John Leech. 8vo, pp.398, original red cloth pictorially blocked in black & gilt, spine a little sunned.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 8538


SWIFT, JONATHAN: The Tale of a Tub: Battle of the Books: A Discourse concerning the Mechanical Operations of the Spirit.

Item No. 11200

London: C. Daly, 1837. Engraved frontispiece with tissue-guard, extra engraved title. 12mo (4 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches), 200-pages. Original blindstamped cloth, spine gilt, all edges gilt; binding a little dulled, crack at gutter between pages viii & ix but very firm

£25.00

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SWIFT, JONATHAN: Gulliver's Travels.

Item No. 16630

London: Jones & Co. 1830. Two volumes in one. Two engraved titles, frontispiece to volume 2 (lacking from volume 1?). 24 mo (3 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches), pages: xxviii:200:viii:130, contemporary half black calf, marbled boards, spine gilt; upper fore-corners of title to vol. 1 cut away, contemporary inscription on letterpress title to volume 1. Front free endpapers of volume 1 removed, dust marking.

£12.00

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TASSO, TORQUATO: Gerusalemme Liberata.

Item No. 10652

London: Romualdo Zotti, 1820. Two volumes. 8vo, pp.viii:362 & pp.318:(2, list of works in Italian published by Zotti), contemporary full green calf, borders in blind and gilt to sides, spines gilt in compartments with crimson lettering a numbering pieces, extremities and corner rubbed but generally sound and pretty bindings. 19th Century gift inscription on half-titles, and deleted initials on upper margins of titles.

£32.00

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TERENCE: Les comedies de Terence / avec la traduction et les remarques de Madame Dacier. Tome Premier.

A Hambourg : De l'imprimerie d'A. Vandenhoeck, libraire a Londres., 1732. Nouvelle ed., corrigee d'un nombre considerable de fautes, & enrichie des differentes lec ons de M. Bentlei, de Donat, de Faern & d'autres. Volume 1 only (of 3), Engraved frontispiece, engraved by Fritzsch,and plates. Large 12mo, pp.liv:441, contemporary full calf, lacking lettering piece, rubbed. Joints cracked but firm. This volume includes preface, poem to Madame Dacier by Fraguier, and a translation with footnotes of Suetonius' life of Terence.

£20.00

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THACKERAY, W.M: Miscellanies: Prose and Verse.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1855. Two volumes. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), contemporary half crimson morocco, marbled boards, extremities rubbed, not unattractive however. Some foxing. Contemporary ownership inscription on front flys.

£20.00

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THOMSON, JAMES: The Works.

Item No. 7918

London: for A. Millar, 1757 Portrait. Four volumes, 12mo, contemporary full tan speckled calf, spines gilt in compartments and on bands, headband a little worn, some joints cracked but very firm, some browning, lacking three lettering pieces but generally a pleasing and attractive set. With the engraved armorial bookplates of Sir John Eden Bart (1740-1812).

£125.00

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TROLLOPE, ANTHONY: The Complete Novels. The Trollope Society edition in 48 volumes; together with other Trollope Society publications as under. In all 100 volumes.

Item No. 16681

Item No. 16681

Item No. 16681

Item No.16681

London: The Trollope Society, 1989-1998. 48 volumes 8vo, uniform brown cloth with black/gilt lettering panels. A few minor marks, overall very good.

Together with: Trollope, Anthony. Clergymen of the Church of England; Trollope, Anthony. The Short Stories in 5 volumes; Trollope, Anthony. The New Zealanders. Trollope, Anthony. Hunting Sketches; Trollope, Anthony. Thackerary; Gerould, W.G. & J.T.A Guide to Trollope; & Knox, Ronald A. Barchester Pilgrimage. Being 11 volumes published by the Trollope Society. 8vo, original variously coloured patterned cloth.

Also Mullen, Dr. Richard (Edit.) Anthony Trollope, a Pocket Anthology. ATS 1992. Original boards. Fine; Anthony Trollope a Collector's Catalogue 1847-1990. ATS. 1992. Original boards, fine; Trollopiana. The Journal of the Trollope Society. Numbers 22-51. Aug. 1993 - November 2000 lacking only No,. 31 (Nov. 1995). 29 issues of this quarterly journal. Each 8vo, original variously colloured decorative wrappers; fine; Victoriana. The Way We Lived Then (a Christmas publication issued by the society), Nos. 3-9, 1994-2000; Trollope Society Prospectus for 1994 & 2000, a Trollope Society Special Issue; & lastly Westminster Abbey. Dedication of a memorial to Anthony Trollope. 25th March 1993. 11-pages, original wrappers

£475.00

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TROLLOPE, ANTHONY: Travelling Sketches

Item No. 16043

London: Chapman & Hall, 1866. First edition in book form. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 112-pages with publisher's catalogue (24-pages) dated February 1, 1866 at end. Original bevelled red cloth; lower corners rubbed through, soiling and two ink marks to binding, internally good.

£48.00

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TURGENEV, IVAN: The Song of Triumphant Love. A New Translation by Jessica Morelle with Introduction and analytical commentary by Peter Cook.

Item No. 1706

London: Peter Cook, 1989. First edition thus. Coloured plates by W.J. Taylor. Large 8vo, pp.68, finely bound in full blue morocco, a.e.g by Sangorski and Sutcliffe; fine.

£40.00

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TWAIN, MARK; LE ROW, CAROLINE B: English as She is Taught. Being Genuine Answers to Examination Questions in our Public Schools collected by Caroline B. Le Row. With a Commentary by Mark Twain.

Item No. 5052

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1887. First edition. Small square 8vo, pp.xli:109, original grained cloth, top edge gilt others uncut; binding sound but dusty. A contemporary newspaper review of this work tipped-in on rear endpaper. Front free-endpaper damaged and partly stuck down on front pastedown.

£65.00

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VANBRUGH, SIR JOHN: Plays in Two Volumes [The Relapse; Or, Virtue in Danger, The Provok'd Wife; with a new scene, Aesop, in Two Parts, The False Friend, The Confederacy, The Mistake, The Country House, A Journey to London, and The Provok'd Husband].

Item No. 7978

London: C. Hitch and L. Hawes (& others), 1759. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Two volumes. 12mo, pp.369:(1) & pp.340:(4), contemporary full mottled tan calf, spines with raised bands, lacking lettering pieces, headbands a little chipped. Two joints cracked but very firm. Some light browning, occasional light foxing to the text but generally a pleasing copy. With the engraved armorial bookplates of Sir John Eden Bart (1840-1812).

£125.00

Enquire Item No. 7978


VEBER, PIERRE: Que Suzanne n'en Sache Rien; Monsieur Mesian; Gonzague; Son Pied Quelque Part; & Julien n'est pas un Ingrat

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1913 Illustrations throughout by Felix Jobbe-Duval. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

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VERNE, JULES: Le Tour du Monde en quatre-vingts jours. Illustrations par De Neuville et L. Benett. Collection Hetzel. Les Voyages Extraordinaires.

Paris: Librairie Hachette, n.d. Tall 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches). 217 pages. Original red cloth decoratively blocked in black and gilt. Spine a little sunned, headband rubbed. Gift inscription dated 1932 on front free endpaper.

£18.00

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WARD, MRS. CATHERINE G: Founded on Facts. The Orphan Boy, or Test of Innocence.

Item No. 5043

London: Printed and Published by T. Couchman (n.d. Plates dated 1821 ). Frontispiece, engraved pictorial title and three engraved plates. 8vo, pp.324, old unlettered marbled boards. One leaf detached and creased, foxed, engraved title and frontispiece marked, generally rather dusty and spotted; a very uncommon title however.

£120.00

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WAUGH, EVELYN: Unconditional Surrender.

Item No. 16499

London: Chapman & Hall, 1961. First edition, first impression. 8vo, original cloth; very good in unclipped dust jacket which has a little fading to the spine, a little very light foxing to prelims. Overall a very good copy

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16499


WEBSTER, JOHN . Edited by F.L. Lucas: The Complete Works of John Webster. Four volumes.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1927. Four volumes complete. 8vo (9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: 288; 372; 339; & 274, original red cloth; some corners bumped, spines sunned, those of volumes 1 & 2 a little more so. Generally good. Neat signature on front free-endpapers.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 12229


WHELPTON, EDWIN: Meadow Sweet or the Wooing of Iphis, a Pastoral.

Item No. 15064

London: Smith, Elder, 1884. First edition. Three volumes. 8vo original decorated cloth. A poor ex-library copy. Chiswick Library labels on upper covers, shelf numbers on front pastedowns. Bindings rubbed and marked, stitching broken in places, one leaf in volume 1 torn and crudely repaired and with pencil scribbling. A poor copy but a rare three-decker novel.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 15064


WIELAND, CHRISTOPH MARTIN: Oberon. Ein Gedicht in vierz Gesangen.

Karlsruhe: 1793. Title vignette. 8vo, pp.328, old quarter calf with lettering piece, vellum corners. Old signature in ink on title. Anon.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 235


WILDE, OSCAR: The Duchess of Padua.

Item No. 16657

Item No. 16657

London: Methuen, 1908. One of 1000 copies on handmade paper. First edition thus. 8vo (9 5/8 x 6 inches), 210-pages. Original tan buckram, top edge gilt, others uncut, three designs in gilt by Charles Ricketts on upper cover. Spine darkened and dulled, binding dusty. Endpapers foxed else internally very good.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 16657


WOLFF, PIERRE: Le Lys; Fidele !; & Le Petit Homme.

Paris: Modern Theatre, Artheme Fayard et Cie, ca. 1910 Illustrations throughout by E. Bouard. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's three quarter tan grained cloth, marbled boards; with the original coloured pictorial wrappers bound-in; spine lettering faded else in excellent condition.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 10809


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YONGE, CHARLOTTE M: The Three Brides.

Item No. 4418

London: Macmillan, 1889. First edition. Illustrations by Adrian Stokes. 8vo, pp.336:(4, advertisements), contemporary three-quarter crimson morocco, spine gilt extra in compartments and on raised bands, top edge gilt, bound-in silk bookmarker. A superb binding in fine condition. With the half-title.

£60.00

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ZANGWILL, I: Ghetto Tragedies.

London: McClure & Co. [ 1893 ]. First edition. Narrow 8vo (6 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches), 236-pages. Contemporary green binder's cloth, lettering and small floral ornament blocked in gilt to spine. Some foxing.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 12527


ZSCHOKKE, JOHAN HEINRICH DANIEL - LEWIS, M. G: The Bravo of Venice, A Romance. Translated from the German, by M. G. Lewis. The Seventh Edition.

Item No. 7963

London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1818. 8vo, pp.viii:282, contemporary full tan calf, decorative gilt rule to sides, spine gilt ruled with lettering piece; the spine however badly rubbed. Bound without the half-title.

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

£90.00

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