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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

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ADAMS, H.C: Sivan the Sleeper, a Tale of All Time.

Rivingtons, London, 1857. First edition. 8vo, (6 3/4 x 4 inches), 338-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, sides ruled in gilt with corner ornaments. Spine git extra in 5 compartments with burgundy lettering piece, all edges marbled, inner gilt dentelles. Contemporary engraved prize label, "Hyde House School. Winchester". Old signature on verso of front free endpaper offset on fly. Very rare, no copy cited on Jisc. 

£200.00

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AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON: The Miser's Daughter: A Tale. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank.

George Routledge, London, 1855. Engraved plates. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 302-pages. Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards. Spine gilt ruled with lettering piece; extremities rubbed, headband rubbed. Some foxing, frontispiece offset on title, upper hinge cracked between frontispiece and title but very firm. Pale damp tide-mark to lower edges of plates. 

£35.00

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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

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ANDERSON, OLIVER: Random Rapture.

Item No. 17779

Item No. 17779

London: Arthur Barker, 1958. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 256-pages. Original cloth; a little marked, slight crease to cloth of upper cover (binding fault?). In the very good price clipped dust jacket which has a small chip out of the base of the backstrip. With publisher's illustrated advertising card for his other novels loosely inserted.

£36.00

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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

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ANSTEY, F: A Giant's Robe.

Item No. 17809

London: Smith, Elder, 1884. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 439-pages. Old brown buckram with double black calf lettering pieces. Lightly rubbed, overall good. Small contemporary name and date on title.

£20.00

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ARISTOPHANES: The Acharnians and two other plays. Translated by J. Hookham Frere.

J.M.Dent, London, c. 1910 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 221-pages.Contemporary full blue calf, ornamental narrow gilt border to sides, the gilt arms of Warwick School on upper cover. Spine gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. 

£25.00

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AUSTEN, JANE: Pride and Prejudice. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.

Thomas Nelson, London, ca 1930's. Small 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). original grained blue cloth, spine gilt. Old signature on the tanned front free endpaper. 

£25.00

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AUSTEN, JANE: The Novels of Jane Austed (in ten volumes). Volume 1 of Emma only. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson, Illustrated by William C. Cooke.

J. M. Dent, London, 1895. The 5th issue of this edition first published in 1892. Title within decorative border. Frontispiece and 2 plates. Small 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 245-pages. Original pale green cloth gilt, uncut. Very good. The printed ex libris on the front pastedown (as issued) has been filled in.

A light volume thus the postage will be reduced to actual cost when order is processed. 

£28.00

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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.

£325.00

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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

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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

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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

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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

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BAUDELAIRE, CH: Oeuvres Complettes, Nouvelles Histoires Extraordinaires Traduit d'Edgar Poe.

Alphonse Lemerre, Paris, 1892. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), 481-pages. Contemporary half dark tan calf, marbled boards. Spine gilt in 4 compartments and gilt lettered direct, top edge gilt. Excellent both internally and externally. 

£60.00

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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

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BERLIN, SVEN: The Coat of Many Colours. Autosvenography. Signed.

Redcliffe, Bristol, 1994. First edition. Plates, some coloured. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 272-pages. Original red cloth blocked in gilt. Very good in the very slightly edge creased but very good dust jacket. Signed by the author on front free endpaper & dated '94. 

£60.00

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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

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BESANT, WALTER: Uncle Jack, etc. A New Edition.

Item No. 18599

London: Chatto & Windus, 1886. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 339-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. With the half-title. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper.

£12.00

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BETHAM-EDWARDS, M: A Romance of Dijon. Cheap Edition.

Item No. 18596

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1896. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 395-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. With the half-title. Light foxing to prelims. Binding lightly marked.

£15.00

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BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI: The Decameron, or, Ten Days Entertainment. A New Edition in which are restored many passages omitted from former editions.

Samuel Richards, London, 1822. Engraved portrait. Volumes 1, 3, & 4 only (of 4). Small 8vo (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches). Contemporary full olive calf, ornamental border in blind to sides, spines gilt, blocked in blind, with burgundy lettering and numbering pieces. Approx. 3/4 inch loss of surface to upper cover of volume else very good. Signature and date, 1829, on front flyleaf. 

£50.00

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BOILEAU - DESPREAUX, NICHOLAS: Oeuvres Completes. Precedees des Oeuvres de Malherbe et suivies des oeuvres poetiques de J-B Rousseau.

Lefevre, Paris, 1835. Portrait. Printed in double column. Large 8vo (10 x 6 3/4 inches). 727-pages. Half tan calf, spine gilt ruled on raised bands, burgundy lettering piece, all edges marbled. Some foxing & browning, cloth sides stained.

Weight 1.2 kg thus extra overses shiping will be requested. 

£40.00

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BOILEAU DESPREAUX, NICOLAS: Oeuvres de Nicolas Boileau Despreaux. Avec des eclaircissemens historiques, donnez par lui-même. Edition Nouvelle edition revue, corrigee & augmentee d'un grand nombre de remarques historique & critiques.

Item No. 18312

Item No. 18312

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Item No. 18312

A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt. 1729. Enrichie de figures gravees par Bernard Picart le Romain. 4 volumes. Engraved frontispiece and title vignette to Volume One, 6 engraved plates to Volume Two, titles in red and black. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), pages: (4);46(2):443; viii:408; (2):407; & ii:347. Contemporary full tan calf, lacking 2 lettering pieces, rubbed. Upper hinge of volume two cracked and board held on two cords only. Foxing at end of volume four. Overall sound. Attractive engraved bookplates of Jarrard Edward Strickland (1781-1844, of Loughglynn, County Roscommon ?).

£90.00

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BOUFFLERS, STANISLAS DE: Oeuvres du Chevalier de Boufflers. Troisieme Edition, Complete.

Chez Lelong, Paris, 1823. 4 volumes in 2. Engraved portrait, frontispiece & plates. Small 8vo (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches), pages: xv:244:243 & 233:(1 ):231. Contemporary half tan calf backed marbled boards; spines blocked and lettered in gilt, all edges marbled. Very good. 

£66.00

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BRONTE, CHARLOTTE, EMILY, & ANNE - GASKELL, MRS: The Novels of the Sisters Bronte. With the Life of Charlotte by Mrs Gaskell, The Thornton Edition edited by Temple Scott.

John Grant, Edinburgh, 1924. Plates. 12 volumes 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 inches). Original green cloth, spines blocked in gilt, uncut. Very slight 1/8 inch split to one headband. Headbands bruised. Overall a lovely bright set in very good condition indeed.

Weight 9 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£480.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 19568


BRONTE, CHARLOTTE: Jane Eyre.

Collins, London, 1952. 1st thus. Portrait. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches), 509-pages. Publisher's flexible grained red leather, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge red. Small signature & date on front free endpaper; overall very good. 

£21.00

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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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BROWN, THOMAS: The works of Mr. Thomas Brown : serious and comical, in prose and verse. With his remains, in four volumes compleat. With the life and character of Mr. Brown, and his writings, by James Drake, M.D. And a key to the whole.

Item No. 20088

Item No. 20088

Item No. 20088

Item No. 20088

Item No. 20088

Edward Midwinter, London, 1730. The seventh edition carefully corrected. Adorned with a new set of copper plates. Four volumes. Frontispiece to each volume and 22 engraved plates. 8vo (6 5/8 x 4 inches), pages: xx:315; (6):331; (6): 339; & viii:340. Contemporary full mottled tan calf, gilt ornamental rule to sides. Spines with raised bands, darkened. Some light chipping to headbands, some cracking to the joints but very firm. Some browning but overall very good.

From the library of Sir Robert Eden Bt. with his armorial bookplate on front pastedowns. Brown's life was as licentious as his writings. Much of his time was spent in a low taven in Gower's Row in the Minories. His knowledge of London was certainly "extensive and peculiar," and his humorous sketches of low life are both entertaining and valuable. The frontispiece of the first volume shows the writer seated on the floor beside a cracked pedestal, his head on his left hand and a laurel wreath under his foot. He writes on a paper "Satyr agt. Wit" while turning to glare angrily at a satyr on the left who holds up a formal portrait of Brown with a label attached reading, "Hic Ille Est"; a figure in classical robes stands on the right and in the air an angel emerges from clouds bearing a scroll inscribed with the title of the book. 

£625.00

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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

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BULWER-LYTTON, EDWARD: The Pilgrims of the Rhine.

Item No. 17158

London: H. G. Bohn, 1866. Frontispiece, extra engraved title and plates, engraved vignette at end. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), 341-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt in compartments with double green lettering pieces. Upper cover gilt blocked "Totteridge Park School 1868"; prize inscription on front fly. Some fading to spine, fading and spotting to boards. Strongly bound.

£25.00

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CAPEK, KAREL: Tschintamaner og fugle.

Item No. 17472

Kobenhavn: Jensen, 1954. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 17-pages. Original patterned boards; near fine in the original shipping sleeve; sleeve partially split.

£10.00

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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

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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

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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

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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

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CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; BURTON, RICHARD F: The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus. Now first completely Englished into verse and prose the metrical part by Captain Sir Richard F. Burton and the prose portion introduction and notes explanatory and illustrative by Leonard C. Smithers.

Item No. 18318

Item No. 18318

London: Printed for the Translators, for Private Subscribers only, 1894. 1 of an edition of 1,000 copies on fine hand-made paper. Frontispiece, title in red & black. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 inches), 313-pages. Original quarter parchment, uncut. Binding soiled, spine slightly canted, corners rubbed through, crush damage to 1 1/2 inches of fore-edge of upper cover. The binding poor but internally very clean - an ideal candidate for rebinding and priced to allow for such.

£40.00

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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

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CENTLIVRE, MRS; BEAUMONT & FLETCHER; HOADLEY DR; FARQUHAR, GEORGE; & STEELE, SIR RICHARD: Their five plays: The Wonder; Rule a Wife and Have a Wife; The Suspicious Husband; The Recruiting Officer; & The Conscious Lovers.

for John Bell, London, 1776. Bell's British Theatre, Volume the fourth. Being the second volume of Comedies. Engraved extra title (stained), frontispiece to each play (1 folding and repaired with tape). 8vo (7 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches), 20th Century full tan calf, spine with raised bands and gilt lettered direct. 

£20.00

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CHAPMAN, R. W. (Editor) - Samuel Johnson: The Letters of Samuel Johnson with Mrs. Thrale's genuine letters to him. 3 volumes.

Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1984. Reprint. 3 volumes 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: 452; 531; & 477. Original blue cloth in clear plastic dust jackets. A newspaper review loosely inserted in the front of volume 1 has discoloured the front free endpaper; else excellent. Bookplate on front pastedowns.

£30.00

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CHARTERIS, LESLIE: The Saint and Mr. Teal.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. 16th impression. 8vo (7 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches), 317-pages. Original cloth in a good dust jacket which has a number of edge tears (no loss), and mild wear to headbands; foxing to endpapers. 

£10.00

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CHARTERIS, LESLIE: The Saint on the Spanish Main.

London: Hodder & Stougton, 1956. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 190-pages. Original cloth; very good in a very good dust jacket which has chipping at the headband and rubs at the corners. 

£22.00

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CHATEAUBRIAND, FRANCOIS-AUGUSTE: Atala, ou les amours de Deux Sauvages dans le desert. Troisieme edition revue et corrigee.

Item No. 18539

Item No. 18539

Paris: Chez Migneret, imprimeur et a Librairie de Dupont, 1801. 12mo ( 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches), pages: xxiv:207, contemporary full marbled tan calf, spine gilt ruled with black lettering piece, all eges gilt. Corners rounded, some rubbing & wear to headband, else a very good copy. Bound with the half title which bears a contemporary signature, Mrs. Sidney.

£70.00

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CHAUCER, GEOFFREY: The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales in the Original Text from Caxton's First Edition with a Translation into Modern English by Nevill Coghill.

Item No. 16883

Salisbury: Perdix Press, 1984. Limited edition, 1 of 200 copies, signed. Two wood engravings by Howard Phipps. Tall 8vo ( 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches), 80-pages. Original brown cloth gilt; excellent in good dust jacket which has some sunning to the backstrip.

£45.00

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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

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COLLINS, WILKIE: The Moonstone. First edition, volume 3 only (of 3).

Tinsley Brothers, London, 1868. 8vo (7 1/8 x 5 inches), 309-pages. Old red binder's cloth. Headband rubbed, spine darkened. Old signature on front free endpaper, Soiling to 2 facing leaves, some foxing and tanning. With the half-title but lacking the advertisements. Broken bracket after "translation" at foot of title. 

£200.00

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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.

£25.00

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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.

£25.00

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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.

£25.00

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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.

£25.00

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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.

£25.00

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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.

£25.00

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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.

£25.00

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COOPER, J. FENIMORE and PORTER, ANNA MARIA: Miles Wallingford; or Afloat and Ashore. & Porters: The Knight of St. John a Romance.

Item No. 17746

London: George Routledge, 1854. The Porter 1851. Two works in one volume. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: 334:292, contemporary quarter green calf, marbled boards. Spine gilt ruled with burgundy lettering piece. Rubbed, small pain (?) splash on lower cover, some light cracking to the surface of the leather at backstrip, some foxing to prelims. Overall good. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£20.00

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CORNWELL, BERNARD: 5 of his Richard Sharpe novels, all hardback early reprints, all very good in good jackets. They are Sharpe's: Enemy (1989); Company (1990); Eagle (1992); Gold (1989); & Fortress (1999);

Collins or Harper Collins, London. volumes 8vo.

Heavy thus extra postage will be requested. 

£25.00

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CORNWELL, BERNARD: Sharpe's Battle. Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro May 1811.

Harper Collins, 1995. First edition. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 304-pages. Original cloth. Very good in like dust jacket. 

£22.00

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CORNWELL, BERNARD: Sharpe's Tiger. Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Seringapatam, 1799.

Harper Collins, London, 1997 First edition. 8vo (9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches), 304-pages. Original cloth. Light marginal tanning, slight lean, else very good in like dust jacket. £12.99 sticker on upper panel of wrapper 

£21.00

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CORNWELL, BERNARD: Sharpe's Waterloo. Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign 15 June to 18 June 1815.

Collins, London, 1990. First edition. 8vo (9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches), 378-pages. Original cloth. Brown spotting to edge of text block, else very good in like, protected, dust jacket 

£30.00

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CORNWELL, BERNARD: Wildtrack. Signed.

Michael Joseph, London, 1988. First edition. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 330-pages. Original cloth. Light marginal tanning, lean, else very good in like price clipped dust jacket. Inscribed "Best Wishes" and signed by the author on title. 

£45.00

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COURIER, P.L: Oeuvres precedees de sa vie par Armand Carrel. Pamphlets Politiques, Fragments d'une Traduction d'Herodote, Pastorales de Longus, Correspondence.

Firmin-Didot, Paris, 1857. Portrait. 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 606-pages. Contemporary black grained calf over hard grained purple boards, the spines gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct; partially rubbed, scuffs to board edges. 

£25.00

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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

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CRABBE, GEORGE: Tales of the Hall.

John Murray, London, 1819. First edition/ Two volumes 8vo 8 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches), pages: 326 & 353. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards. hinges rubbed and cracked in places but firm. Lettering pieces chipped or lacking, some foxing. Bookplates on front pastedown, that of Alan Lubbock and of Sir George Nugent (1757-1849) Commander-in-Chief, India. 

£24.00

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CRAKE, A.D: The Rival Heirs being the third and last chronicle of Aescendune. Seventh edition.

Item No. 17174

London: Longmans, Green, 1897. 6vo (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 243-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, decorative gilt border to sides, the upper cover gilt blocked "The Grange School, Eastbourne", spine floral gilt in compartments and lettered direct, all edges marbled. Spine gilt dulled. Overall attractive and well bound. Prize inscription on verso of front free endpaper. Front free endpaper and fly foxed. With the half-title. Very good.

£28.00

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CROKER, B. M: A Third Person. A Novel.

Item No. 18585

London: F. W. White, 1895. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 312-pages. Nicely bound contemporary blue grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. Some marginal age toning, foxing to half-title otherwise very good. Page 200a/200b obviously issued after publication the text having been omitted, this loosely inserted and slightly worn on margins.

£25.00

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CRONIN, A.J: The Stars Look Down. Inscribed.

Item No. 20237

Item No. 20237

Victor Gollancz, London, 1935. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches). 701-pages. Contemporary full green morocco, spine decorated in gilt and gilt lettered direct, top edge gilt. Spine now not unattractively faded to brown, some fading to margins of covers. Paper of lower inner joint cracked but very firm.

Signed by Cronin on the title and inscribed to: "The Lord Alness" and dated Xmas 1935. 

£300.00

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CUNNINGHAM, JOHN WILLIAM: Sancho, or The Proverbalist. Third edition.

T. Cadell, London, 1817. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/8 inches), pages: vi:178:(1, advertisement). Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt ruled and lettered direct. Rubbed, ink scribbling to front endpaprs, page 49/50 nearly detached and torn without loss. Anonymous. 

£20.00

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D'ALTENHEYM (Gabrielle Soumet).: Les Fauteuils Illustres ou Quarante Etudes Litteraires.

Ducrocq, Paris, 1860, 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 425-pages. Contemporary crimson calf backed hard grain blindstamped boards. Spine gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct. Small chip out of head of upper joint else excellent.

£20.00

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DECAUX, LUCILE: Louison Le Bel Amour du Dernier Roi de France. Quatrieme Edition.

Item No. 16924

Paris: Gallmard, 1938. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches), 253-pages. Attractive contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, spine decorated in blind and gilt with lettering piece; original wrapper retained. Text tanned, binding very good.

£15.00

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DEFOE, DANIEL: The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner.

Bernard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1845. 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches), 495-pages. Contemporary half green calf, spine gilt with burgundy lettering piece. A trifle rubbed but overall very sound. "Collection of British Authors Vol. LXXIV". 

£20.00

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DEFOE, DANIEL: The Novels and Miscellaneous Works.

George Bell, London, 1891. Six volumes (of seven, laking vol. 7). 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches). Original grained maroon cloth; very good. 

£150.00

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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

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DE STAEL, MADAME: Corinne, ou l'Italie.

Item No. 17145

Londres: Chez Dulau, 1834. Two volumes bound in one (complete). 8vo (7 1/8 x 4 1/4), pages:xii:303:(1) & 310:(1). Contemporary full diced green calf; gilt rules to sides, spine gilt with burgundy lettering piece. Some foxing within, quite heavy on prelims. Engraved prize label, dated 1841, in Latin on front pastedown. Overall good. With the half-titles.

£45.00

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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.

£480.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Works. The Centenary Edition in 36 volumes. Bound by Maclehose.

Item No. 20243

Item No. 20243

Chapman & Hall, 1910. Published 1910-1911. Plates by Cruikshank, Phiz, H. K. Browne & others. 36 volumes contemporary half burgundy calf, spines with decorative gilt borders and plain gilt rules within compartments and on raised bands, gilt lettered direct, red cloth sides, top edges gilt. This understated and elegant binding by Maclehose is in excellent condition and internally totally free from foxing. A most attractive set.

Weight 34 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£2000.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. With eight illustrations. The "Charles Dickens" edition.

Item No. 19229

Item No. 19229

London: Chapman & Hall, [c.1870]. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 515-pages. Contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt in 5 compartments & with double crimson lettering pieces. Some rubbing to extremities. Overall good and attractive & very clean internally. 

£35.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Sketches by Boz.. With eight illustrations. The "Charles Dickens" edition.

Item No. 19232

Item No. 19232

London: Chapman & Hall, 1868. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 292-pages. Contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt in 5 compartments & with double crimson lettering pieces. Headband rubbed. Overall good and very clean internally. 

£35.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. With eight illustrations. The "Charles Dickens" edition.

Item No. 19233

Item No. 19233

London: Chapman & Hall, [ c.1870 ]. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 522-pages. Contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt in 5 compartments & with double crimson lettering pieces. Headband rubbed. Overall good and very clean internally. 

£35.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Barnaby Rudge. With eight illustrations. The "Charles Dickens" edition.

Item No 19234

Item No. 19234

London: Chapman & Hall, 1870. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 391-pages. Contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt in 5 compartments & with double crimson lettering pieces. Headband rubbed. Quarter-inch split to joint.Overall good and very clean internally. 

£25.00

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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

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation.

Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First edition, Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Frontispiece, extra engraved title & plates, 8vo (8 1/2x 5 1/2 inches),624-pages. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards with lettering piece. Binding rubbed, splits to outer upper joint, upper inner hinge cracked. Plates very foxed, page 591/92 detached and chipped and browned on margins. Inscriptions on front fly. Bound without the half-title. 

£30.00

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DOCTOROW, E.L: Billy Bathgate. Limited signed.

Macmillan, London, 1989. Softback. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 323-pages. Original glazed wrappers. Margins a little tanned else fine. Limitation label affixed to half-title stating that this is one of a limited edition of 50 copies ! This label signed by Doctorow. 

£30.00

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DODSLEY, ROBERT: The Oeconomy of Human Life. Translated from an Indian manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin. To which is prefixed an account of the manner in which the said manuscript was discover'd. In a letter from an English gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of ****.

Printed for R. Dodsley and sold by M. Cooper, 1751. The fourth edition. Engraved frontispiece. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), 96-pages. Contemporary calf; rubbed, backstrip chipped, upper cover detached. Numerous contemporary inscriptions and doodles, on endpapers and recto of frontispiece, one reading: "A. Brocklehurst his Book the Gift of Ann Brocklehurst his Sister 1767" partially offset on last leaf of text. Some browning. 

£60.00

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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

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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

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DOYLE, A. CONAN: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Item No. 20084

Item No. 20084

Item No. 20084

Item No. 20084

Item No. 20084

George Newnes, London, 1892. First edition, first issue. Illustrations. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches), 317-pages. Original blue bevelled cloth blocked in gilt and black. All edges gilt. A little mostly marginal foxing, upper inner joint cracked and held on webbing. Headband bruised, spine a little dulled, several inner gutters cracked, some light dustmarking to binding. Overall very good. Free from inscriptions.

First issue points being 'Violent' for Violet on p. 317, and no name on the street sign on the upper board. 

£2800.00

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DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Parts VII - XIX (only, of 19. Parts I-VI in an earlier volume not here present) - the First Appearance in print in 4 volumes of the Strand Magazine. Illustrations by Sidney Paget.

The Strand Magazine, London, 1892-3. Volume 3 contains parts VII-XII; Volume 4 contains parts XII & XIII; Vollume 5 contains parts XIV-XIX; & Vol. 6 contains parts XX-XXIV. 4 volumes (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), Bound from the sheets of the original monthly issues. Contemporary binders cloth; boards damp marked, internally excellent. Apart from the Doyle pieces each volume, of course, contains a wealth of other material.

Weight 6 kg thus extra shipping will be requested. 

£150.00

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DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN: The Return of Sherlock Holmes - the first appearance in print in 13 issues of the Strand Magazine. illustrated by Sidney Paget.

The Strand Magazine, London, 1903-4. All 13 stories in "The Retun of Sherlock Holmes, in volumes 26, 27, & 28 of The Strand Magazine. I 'The Adventure of the Empty House'; II 'The Adventure of the Norwood Builder'; III 'The Adventure of the Dancing Men' (in volume 26). IV "The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist'; V 'The Adventure of the Priory School"; VI "The Adventure of Black Peter'; VII 'The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton'; VIII 'The Adventure of the Six Napoleons'; IX "The Adventure of the Three Students' (in vol. 27); X 'The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez '; XI "The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter'; XII "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange'; XIII 'The Adventure of the Second Stain'. (in vol.28).Three volumes bound from the sheets of the monthly parts in contemporary binders cloth (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches). Boards damp marked, internally excellent. Apart from the Doyle content there is of course a wealth of other material within.

Weight 5 kg thus extra overses shipping will be requested. 

£450.00

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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

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DRYDEN, JOHN: Dramatic Essays.

J.M.Dent, London, c. 1910 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches), 299-pages.Contemporary full blue calf, ornamental narrow gilt border to sides, the gilt arms of Warwick School on upper cover. Spine gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. 

£25.00

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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

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DUMAS, ALEXANDRE: Oeuvres - Septieme Serie. Joseph Balsamo.

au Bureau Siecle, Paris, 1850. Volume 7 only of the Oeuvres Completes but complete in itself. Folio (12 x 8 1/2 inches) 402-pages. Printed in double column. Contemporary tan calf backed marbled boards, spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Headband worn, sides scuffed. Internally sound.

Weight 1.138 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£25.00

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DUMAS. ALEXANDER: Marguerite de Valois: An Historical Romance.

David Bogue, London, 1847. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 472-pages. Contemporary half tan calf over marbled boards. Spine gilt extra within 5 compartments with burgundy lettering piece, all edges marbled. Very good. Attractively bound and in very good condition apart from the unfortunate fact that the imbecilic binder omitted the portrait of the author. An early English edition of La reine Margot. Very rare - only 1 copy cited by Jisc (University of Manchester Library). 

£250.00

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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

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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

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EARLY, J.E.C & P. F. Early: Typescript: Plays and Operas by Seymour & Schwenck. Being Three Operas and Two Plays written in the months of June, July & August 1932.

Not published. Anon. Actually writen by J.E.C. & P.F. Early & inscribed to M.W. Early. The stated authors of course alluding to Gilbert & Sulivan. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), 108-pages. Plain cloth over boards.

"The Authors desire to give a few words of Introduction ... the first opera, "The Smugglers' Lair" is a humble skit on Gilbert's admirable opera "The Pirates of Penzance" ..... the 2nd play a playful skit on on some of the adventures of Aeneas ...... of the two plays, the first is a fantasy and an attempt to portray the world in the grips of a machine ..... the 2nd derived from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's ..... Valley of Fear...." etc. 

£45.00

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EGAN, PIERCE: The Life of an Actor, embellished with Twenty-seven Characteristic Scenes etched by Theodore Lane.

17021

Item No.17021

London: Pickering & Chatto, 1892. 27 hand-coloured plates. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches), 257-pages. Original red cloth pictorially blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spine faded, some soiling or dustmarking to the binding, lacking some of the unlettered tissue guards to the plates. Later gift inscription on half-title, inner hinges weak. Internally plates and text good.

£15.00

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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

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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

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ELLIOTT, JANICE: A Loving Eye. Inscribed.

Item No. 18290

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1977. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 256-pages. Original cloth, very good in spine faded dust jacket. Inscribed to Elisabeth Frink on title: "Alex and Lis with best love from Jan. Aug. 1977".

£15.00

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ELLIOTT, JANICE: Heaven on Earth. Inscribed.

Item No. 18291

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1975. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 192-pages. Original cloth, very good in slightly edge chipped dust jacket. Inscribed to Elisabeth Frink on title: "Alex and Lis with love from Janice. 8. III. 75".

£15.00

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ELLIOTT, JANICE: The Honey Tree. Inscribed.

Item No. 18292

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 223-pages. Original cloth, slight cant to spine else very good in dust jacket. Inscribed to Elisabeth Frink on title: "Lis and Alex with love from Janice. 28.II.78".

£10.00

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EMERSON, RALPH: Essays. 1st & 2nd Series.

J.M. Dent, London, 1912. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches), 358-pages.Contemporary full blue calf, ornamental narrow gilt border to sides, the gilt arms of Warwick School on upper cover. Spine gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. 

£25.00

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ERCKMAN-CHATRIAN: 8 works: L'Ami Fritz; Madame Therese; Le Maison Forestiere; La Guerre; Homme du Peuple; Conscrit de 1813; l'Invasion ou le Fou Yegof; Waterloo ... Conscript de 1813;

Hachette, Paris, 1864. Various editions, 1864-1866 and n.d. 8 volumes 8vo (7 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches), contemporary half green calf over marbled boards, spines gilt on bansa and gilt lettered direct. Headbands rubbed, corners scuffed, edge rubbed. prelims, foxed. Overall very sound. 

£75.00

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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

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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

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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

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FAURE, GABRIEL: La Derniere Journee de Sappho. Sixieme Mille.

Item No. 18535

Paris: Eugene Fasquelle, 1922. 8vo (6 3/8 x 4 7/8 inches), 152-pages. Nicely bound half brown morocco, spine with raised bands and lettered direct, gilt spot decoration to sides. Upper cloth side a little marked, overall very good.

£21.00

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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FRY, CHRISTOPHER: The Lady's not for Burning, a Comedy.

Item No. 18632

Item No. 18632

Oxford University Press, 1949. First edition, 5th impression (Oct. 1949, 1st was March). 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 98-pages. Original cloth. Very good in clean dust jacket which has some wear to upper margins. Signed on the half-title by Christopher Fry and also by John Gielgud and Pamel Brown, both of whom appeared in the Globe Theatre production, the programme of which is loosey inserted. An unrelated inscription on verso of front free endpaper.

£60.00

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GARY, ROMAIN: The Roots of Heaven.

Item No. 18229

London: Michael Joseph and The Book Society, 1958. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), 414-pages. Original black cloth in dust jacket. Some light wear to jacket headband and corners, red lettering on spine faded. Endpapers tanned. Bookplate of The Book Society on front free endpaper.

£30.00

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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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GAY, JOHN: Fables by the Late Mr. Gay.

Item No. 17456

Item No. 17456

Coventry: Printed and Sold by M [ary] Luckman c. 1790. Engraved frontispiece. 12mo (4 x 2 3/4 inches) pages: viii:213:(3, Luckman's List). Contemporary full tan sheep, rubbed and scuffed with chipping at the base of the spine; sound however. Internally good. Contemporary signature dated 1791 on free endpaper.

£75.00

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GENLIS, MADAME DE: Les Veillees du Chateau. Nouvelle edition.

Paris: Didier, 1851. Frontispiece and plates on tinted backgrounds. 8vo, 9 3/4 x 6 inches, pages: 473:1, original cloth elaborately blocked in blind, gilt, and colours, all edges gilt. Some light rubbing to extremities, overall very good. Front free endpaper removed, inscription on fly.

£25.00

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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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GIBBON, EDWARD: Miscellanous Works of Edward Gibbon Esquire, with Memoirs of His Life and Writings, composed by Himself. Illustrated from his letters, with occasional notes and Narrative by John Lord Sheffield. In three volumes.

Dublin: P. Wogan (& others), 1796. Portrait. Three volumes 8vo (8 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xviii:468; xii:480; & vi:479 plus unpaginated index. Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards. Bound with the half-titles to vols. 2 & 3. Four joints cracked and boards held on cords. Lacking 1 numbering piece, 1 lettering piece chipped. Endpapers foxed, generally clean internally.

Weight 2.1 kg thus extra postage will be requested 

£145.00

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GOGOL, NIKOLAY: The Works, from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Six volumes complete: The Government Inspector; Dead Souls (2 volumes); The Overcoat & other stories; Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka; & Margorod.

Chatto & Windus, London, 1926. First edition thus. 6 volumes 8vo (7 5/8 x 5 1/4 inches), original blue clot. Spines ruled and lettered in gilt, top edges green. Endpapers tanned otherwise internally very clean, a few covers slightly marked but overall very good.

Heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£300.00

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GOLDSMITH, OLIVER: The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale. Cooke's Edition.

Item No. 17001

London: Dean & Munday, 1827. Frontispiece, extra engraved title.12mo (5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches), 204-pages. Contemporary full tan marbled calf, spine gilt ruled with crimson lettering piece. Headband rubbed, cracks to upper joint but very firm, some staining to endpapers else good.

£14.00

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GRAY, CECIL & AYRTON, MICHAEL: Gilles de Rais. A Play. Decorations by Michael Ayton.

London: Favil Press, 1945. . Number 185 of a limited edition of 200, signed by author and illustrator. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 72-pages. Original plain card boards, good in scuffed and marked dust jacket. 

£60.00

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GREENE, GRAHAM: The Living Room, a Play in Two Acts.

Item No. 18729

Item No. 18729

London: Heinmann, 1953. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 67-pages. Original cloth, slightly spotted and marked in edge worn & rubbed dust jacket. A little foxing to prelims, corner crease to front free endpaper.

£48.00

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GREENE, GRAHAM: The Comedians.

Item No. 19160

London: Bodley Head, 1966. First edition. 8vo, original green cloth, good in dust jacket which has a tear (no loss). 

£10.00

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GUEULLETTE, THOMAS-SIMON: Contes Chinois ou les Avantures merveilleuses du Mandarin Fum-Hoam.

Item No. 18314

Item No. 18314

A La Haye : Chez Pierre Gosse & Compagnie, 1725. Volume 1 only (of 2). 4 engraved plates. Title in red and black. 12mo (5 1/4 x 3 inches), pages: (6):323:(7), old full black calf lettered in gilt direct. Some rubbing, title dusty, stitching cracked at one inner gutter, overall sound. Anonymous. Volume 1 only but very rare.

£125.00

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GUIZOT, FRANCOIS: Melanges biographiques et litteraires: Edouard Gibbon -- La Comtesse de Rumford -- Madame Recamier -- La Comtesse de Boigne -- La Princesse de Lieven -- M. de Barante -- M. de Daunant -- Philippe II et ses nouveaux historiens.

Item No. 18562

Paris: Michel Levy, 1868. 2nd edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages; vii:464, contemporary half green calf, spine gilt extra within compartments with black lettering piece, all edges marbled; the binding for Sotheran, Sackville St. London. Extremities a little rubbed but overall very sound and attractive. Engraved armorial bookplate of Thomas Lambert on front pastedown.

£40.00

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HAGGARD, H. RIDER: The Wizard. Copyright edition.

Item No. 18597

Leipzig: Tauchnitz. 1897. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 264-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. With the half-title.

£15.00

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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

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HATTON, JOSEPH: The Princess Mazaroff, a Romance of the Day. Fifth edition.

Item No. 18595

London: Hutchinson, 1893. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 375-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. With the half-title. Light foxing to prelims.

£15.00

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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

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HELVETIUS, CLAUDE ADRIAN: De L'Homme, de ses Facultes Intellectuelles, et de son education. Two volumes. Together with De L'Esprit, in Two volumes.

Item No. 17810

Item No. 17810

Londres: 1775. The second work 1776. 4 volumes 8vo ( 8 x 5 1/4 inches). L'Homme pages xvi:495 & 615; L'Esprit pages: viii:634 & 226:civ:106-201 with an engraved portrait of the author. Contemporary full tan calf, wide decorative gilt border to sides, all edges gilt. The bindings very rubbed and dry, all backstrips defective, corners rubbed through. An ideal cadidate for rebinding as internally very good and bound with the half titles; priced to allow for such.

£100.00

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, 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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JOYCE, JAMES: Ulysses.

 

Item No. 19944

Odyssey Press, Hamburg, Paris, Bologna, 1935. Third impression of the Odyssey edition, August 1935. Two volumes 8vo (7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches), pages 792. Original printed light grey wrappers. Some tanning to the backstrips but overall very good. Inscribed on half-title of Volume 1: "J. E. C. Early Vienna, July 1936". 

£200.00

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KHAYYAM, OMAR: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Absal of Jami. Rendered into English Verse.

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1879. 4th edition. Frontispiece. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), original quarter calf; cloth sides marked and rubbed. Numerous marginal annotations in pencil, one in ink, by William Parkinson of Oriel College, Oxford, whose attractive (browned) bookplate is on front pastedown and signature & date, 1881, on verso of front free endpaper. Relevant newscutting on front free endpaper and two slightly later illustrations mounted on blanks. Upper inner joint cracked but firm. 

£40.00

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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

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

 Item No. 16640

 

Item No. 16640

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KINGSLEY, CHARLES: Novels, complete in 6 volumes, handsomely bound: Hypatia; Westward Ho!; Alton Locke; Two Years Ago; Hereward the Wake; & Yeast.

London: Macmillan, 1888. Published 1888-1889. Six volumes 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), contemporary half olive calf, spines gilt ruled within raised bands and gilt lettered direct, marbled boards, top edges gilt. A very attractive set in excellent condition. Bound with the half titles. Some foxing to prelims. A few corners rubbed through.

£240.00

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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 & 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

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LAMB, CHARLES & MARY: Tales from Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Item No. 19983

 

Item No. 19983

J.M. Dent, London, & E.P. Dutton, New York, 1909. Limited edition. Number 230 of 750 for England and America, signed by Rackham. Tipped-in coloured frontispiece and 12 tipped-in coloured plates by Arthiur Rackham. Together with illustrations in the text, pictorial title and illustrated endpapers also by Rackham. 4to (11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches), pages xii:304. Original pale cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, with silk ties (one detached). Spine a little darkened, some light dustmarking. The tissue guard to the frontispiece creased and foxed. No other foxing within, internally being very clean indeed. With tipped-in printed publisher's note stating that the coloured plate of "Puck" is unique to the limited edition. 

£850.00

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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

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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

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LE SAGE, ALAIN RENE - Translated by Tobias Smollett: The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane : A new translation, from the best French edition. Adorned with thirty-three cuts, neatly engraved. In four volumes.

Item No. 18533

Item No. 18533

Item No. 18533

Item No. 18533

London : printed for J. Osborn 1749. 4 volumes 12mo (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches). Lacking frontispiece to volume 1 and title-page of volume 2. With 23 (of 32) engraved plates. Contemporary calf-backed boards uncut. Spines very dry and worn, boards rubbed, hinges cracked, old signature on titles, a few ink spots on one, some dustmarking. Bookplates on front pastedowns. Plates present are at: Volume 1: pages 40,78,98,118, 171, 196, & 218. Volume 2: page 100. Volume 3: pages 8, 14, 36, 74, 94, 121, & 296. Volume 4: pages: 3, 12, 23, 45, 58, 122, 218, & 229.

£50.00

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LE SAGE, [ALAIN RENE]; BORDELON, LAURENT: Le diable boiteux : par monsieur Le Sage: nouvelle edition, corrigee, refondue, et augmentee d'un Volume, Par L'Auteur: avec les entretiens serieux & comiques des cheminees de Madrid, et les bequilles du dit diable, par Monsieur.

Item No. 18313

Londres : chez F. Wingrave, successeur de M. Nourse, dans le Strand, 1795. Two volumes in one, with continuous pagination and a divisional half-title for Volume 2. 12mo (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches), 407-pages with unpaginated index at end. Contemporary full speckled tan calf with burgundy lettering piece. Some rubbing, chip out of headband but overall very sound and very good internally.

'Les entretiens serieux' and 'Les bequilles de diable' are by Laurent Bordelon.

£60.00

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LEWIS, NORMAN: The Volcanoes Above.

Item No. 18221

London: Jonathan Cape & The Book Society, 1957. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 256-pages. Original green cloth blocked in black. Endpapers foxed else good in foxed dust jacket which has chipping at headbands. Book Society bookplate on front free endpaper.

£10.00

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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

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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

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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

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LOWER, LENNIE: The Best of Lennie Lower presented by Cyril Pearl and WEP.

Item No. 17776

Melbourne: Lansdowne Press, 1963. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (10 x 6 1/4 inches), 222-pages. Original orange cloth. Excellent in a very good dust jacket which has some wear to the headband.

£18.00

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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

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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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MACDONOGH, FELIX: The Hermit in London; or, Sketches of English Manners - in 5 volumes.

 

Item No. 19622

For Henry Colburn, London, 1818-1820. First edition. Published 1818-1820. 5 volumes 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: 237;251;264;245 (with advertisement leaf at end for "Popular Novels"); & 243. Contemporary full tan calf. Spines gilt ruled and with burgundy lettering and numbering pieces. Upper joint of volume 1 cracked but firm, piece chipped from headband of this volume. Some foxing or tanning, some rubbing to extremities but generally good. Bound with the half-titles. Anonymous. 

£425.00

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MACNALLY, LEONARD: Tristram Shandy.

Item No. 18025

Privately Printed, 1991. No 19 of an edition of 80 offered to Kenneth Monkman on the occasion of his eightieth birthday by his co-editors of The Shandear. Facsimile of the first edition. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), original brown cloth-backed boards with printed label. Fine.

£21.00

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MARSH, ANNE (Mrs Sara Anne Marsh Caldwell): Castle Avon. Copyright Edition in Two Volumes.

Bernard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1852. 2 volumes small 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches) pages 334 & 302, contemporary calf backed patterned boards. Headband of Volume 2 chipped, rubbed. Some foxing, a little marginal damp marking to the first few leaves of Volume 2. Anonymous. 

£15.00

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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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MOLIERE: Theatre de Moliere. Dessins de G. Bruyer.

Item No. 18264

Item No. 18264

Paris: G. Cres, 1924. Plates & illustrations throughout. Two volumes 4to (10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches), pages: 753 & 778. Contemporary 3/4 burgundy morocco, marbled boards, spines floral gilt in compartments and lettered direct, top edges gilt. Some slight patchy sunning to spines but overall very well and strongly bound and attractive on the shelf. The original wrappers and backstrips bound in.

Weight 5kg thus extra overses postage will be requested.

£95.00

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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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NORRIS, W.E: Heaps of Money. A New Edition.

Item No. 18594

London: Smith, Elder, 1891. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 330-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. With the half-title. Some foxing to prelims.

£15.00

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O'BRIEN, EDNA: The Love Object. Selected Stories.

Item No. 17359

London: Faber, 2013. First edition. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 536-pages. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket.

£14.00

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PAIN, BARRY: Eliza. 4th edition.

Item No. 18598

London: Bousfield, 1901. 8vo (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches), 192-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. With the half-title. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. Foxing to prelims and at end.

£12.00

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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, THOMAS LOVE: Headlong Hall & Nightmare Abbey. Bound with Gesta Romanorum.

Item No. 17739

New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845. First American edition of the Peacock. This bound with "Evenings with the Old Story Tellers. Select Tales from the Gesta Romanorum". 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: iv:155:(4, publisher's list):(1, half-title):vi:(1):172:(10, publisher's list), contemporary half brown calf blocked in black with double crimson lettering pieces, patterned boards, all edges red. Headband rubbed else very good. Some foxing to prelims. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£90.00

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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.

£200.00

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.

£15.00

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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.

£16.00

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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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PHILIPPE, CHARLES-LOUIS: Bubu fra Montparnasse.

Item No. 17468

Kobenhavn:: Arthur Jensens, 1944. Coloured and monotone plates. 4to (10 1/2 x 8 inches), 88-pages. Original grained cloth with printed paper label to upper cover; very good in dust jacked which has a little wear at headbands.

£20.00

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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

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POWYS, LLEWELYN: Advice to a Young Poet.

Item No. 17839

London: Bodley Head, 1949. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 64-page. Original red cloth; very good in rubbed dust jacket which has an internally repaired tear.

£21.00

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PINSENT, ELLEN F: No Place for Repentance. Little Novels No. 2.

Item No. 18245

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896. First edition. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 inches), 96-pages. Original brown 2-tone cloth blocked with oak leaves and acorns. Attractive contemporary bookplate of Mabel Kitcat and her signature. Text tanned, headband bumped, else very good. Uncommon.

£85.00

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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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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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RACINE, JEAN: Theatre de Jean Racine publie par D. Jouaust.

Item No. 18263

Item No. 18263

Paris: Flammarion, c. 1920. 3 volumes 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: 314, 321, & 337. Contemporary maroon calf backed marbled boards. Spines gilt within raised bands. Spines faded and partly discoloured; the bindings very strong however.

£15.00

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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

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RANKIN, IAN: 10 first editions: Even Dogs in the wild 2015; The Naming of the Dead 2016; Rather be the Devil 2016; The Falls 2001; Exit Music 2007, Resurection Men 2001; Set in Darkness 2000, A Question of Blood 2003, Fleshmarket Close 2004, & Doors Open 2008.

London: Orion, various dates. First editions. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches). Original black grained cloth. Fine in fine unclipped dust jackets.

Weight 7.280 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£45.00

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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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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

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ROWE, MRS ELIZABETH: The Miscellaneous Works of Mrs Elizabeth Rowe in Prose and Verse. Published by Her Order, by Mr. Theophilus Rowe. To which are added Poems on Sevral Occasions by Mr Thomas Rowe.....In two volumes . The third edition, corrected.

Henry Lintot, London, 1750. Two volumes. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: xcvi:264 & (4):344. Contemporary dark tan calf, spines with raised bands, no lettering pieces. Chpis to backstrips, boards very scuffed with some surface loss; bindings sound however. Some browning to prelims. of Vol. 1. An announcement of "The History of Joseph" precedes the title-page of Vol. 1. 

£140.00

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RUSKIN, JOHN: The Ethics of Dust. Ten Lectures to Little Housewives on the Elements of Crystallization. Second edition.

Item No. 18372

Orpington, Kent: George Allen, 1877. 8vo, original full grained brown calf, narrow gilt rule to sides, spine gilt lettered and decorated direct; a little rubbing at extremities else very good.

£12.00

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SAINT-PIERRE, J.H. BERNADIN DE: La Chaumier Indienne, Le Cafe de Surate, etc. Bound with: Paul et Virginie.

Item No. 17759

Item No. 17759

Londres: S. Low, 1824. Two works in one volume. 12mo (5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches), pages: xxxiii:(1):139:215:5. Engraved frontispieces, extra engraved titles, that for the a portrait of the author, a vignette to the 2nd. Contemporary full tan calf, decorative floral gilt border to sides, spine gilt and lettered direct. Half inch crack to upper joint but very firm. Overall very good. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£40.00

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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

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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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SAVAGE, COL. RICHARD HENRY: My Official Wife, a Novel. Fourth Edition.

Item No. 18591

London: Routledge, 1892. 8vo (7 x 5 inches), 231-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. With the half-title.

£12.00

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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

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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.

£295.00

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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

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM: Plays, in 3 volumes.

Item No. 18506

London: J. M. Dent, 1916, On fine paper. 3 voumes 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), pages: 848, 888, & 980. A cheap edition but leather bound as a gift "Dick with Mother's and Father's love Xmas 1918" (so inscribed on front fly). Contemporary half green roan, green cloth sides, spines gilt ruled at raised bands and with red lettering piece, all edges gilt. Overall very good.

£36.00

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM: The Plays of. Carefully edited by Thomas Keightley.

Item No. 18421

London: Bell & Daldry, 1864. Portrait. 6 volumes 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches), contemporary half blue calf, marbled boards, spine gilt and with double burgundy lettering peces. Spines uniformly sunned. Headband of one volume tender. Attractive on the shelf.

£90.00

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM: A Midsummer Night's Dream. With Illustations by Arthur Rckham.

Item No. 19771

 
   

William Heinemann, London, 1920. Reprint. Tipped-in coloured frontispiece and 39 tipped-in coloured plates all with lettered guards, together with b&w illustrations. 4to (10 x 7 1/2 inches), 134-pages. Original blue cloth blocked in gilt. Headband very slightly rubbed, name "tippexed" out on front free enspaper Overall a very good copy. 

£180.00

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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: The Comedies.

Item No. 18055

Oxford University Press, 1915. Portrait. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), pages: xxxviii:1128, contemporary full plain plum prize calf. Gilt school arms to upper cover, narrow gilt rules to spine in compartments, all edges gilt. A plain but good solid binding. Charterhouse prize label to front pastedown.

£30.00

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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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SHULMAN, NEVILLE: Exit of a Dragonfly. Inscribed.

Item No. 18273

Ipswich: Brechinset, 1985. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 inches), 125-pages. Original cloth, very good in faded dust jacket. Inscribed to Elisabeth Frink on front free endpaper: "To Lis & Alex in friendship & feeling, Neville Shulman January 1986".

£10.00

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SOUTHGATE, HENRY: Many Thoughts of Many Minds. Selections from the writings of the most celebrated Authors. First Series. Twenty-sixth thousand.

Item No. 16991

London: Charles Griffen, c. 1890. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 inches), 682-pages. Contemporary full grained tan calf, ornamental borders in blind and gilt to sides, spine gilt in compartments with lettering piece, all edges gilt. Inscription on fly. An attractive binding in excellent condition.

£40.00

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STEELE, RICHARD & ADDISON, JOSEPH: The Tatler, corrected from the Original, with a Preface, Historical and Biographical by A .Chalmers. [The British Essayists].

Printed for J. Nichols (& many others), London, 1817. The original 271 Essays in 5 volumes. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/8 inches), pages:lxxxv:288; ix:324; viii:324; ix:323 & ix:287. Contemporary half green calf, marbled boards; rubbed, chip out of the headband of Volume 1. Tanning to prelims. Stamp of "Luigi Cauro Livorno" on lower margin of titles. 

£100.00

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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.

£225.00

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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: Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour. With Illustrations by John Leech.

Item No. 16992

London: Bradbury, Agnew c. 1880. Hand-coloured frontispiece, title vignette & 12 plates. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 405-pages. Contemporary half crimson morocco, spine gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled; a little rubbing to extremities. Overall a very attractive binding in excellent condition.

£40.00

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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.

£18.00

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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.

£18.00

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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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TALFOURD, THOMAS NOON: Critical Miscellaneous Witings. In One Volume. Inscribed.

Item No. 17199

Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1842. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 354-pages. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spine gilt with crimson lettering piece. Some rubbing to spine and scuffing to boards, foxing to prelims; sound however. Inscribed on half-title but slightly trimmed by binder, "T. M. Coombs From his affectionate Bro[trimmed] T. N. Talfourd".

£55.00

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TALFOURD, THOMAS NOON: Ion; a Tragedy in Five Acts. Fourth edition to which are added Sonnets; The Athenian Captive. A Tragedy in Five Acts. Seond edition; Glencoe; or, the Fate of the Macdonalds. A Tragedy in Five Acts. Second edition.

Item No. 17189

London: Edward Moxon, 1837. Three works bound as one. The first published 1837, the second in 1838, and the third in 1840; all by Moxon. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xxii:92):128:xi:(1):103:xiii:(1):98. Contemporary full green grained calf, gilt lyre to covers, spine gilt lettered direct in four compartments, inner gilt detentelles, all edges gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities, well and solidly bound. The 4th edition of Ion was the first edition to contain the sonnets.

£85.00

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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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THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE: The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. In Twenty-Two Volumes.

Smith, Elder, London, 1869. First collected edition. Plates and illustrations. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches). Contemporary half crmson calf, pebble grain cloth sides, spines with gilt ornaments in 4 compartments, with green and burgundy lettering pieces. Slight rubbing to headbands, corners scuffed and occasiionaly rubbed through, some rubbing to board edges. Plates very lightly offset on facing text, a little wear to the base of the spine of vol. 10. Overall very strongly bound and attractive on the shelf. A further two volumes were published 17years later, in 1886.

Weight 20 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£440.00

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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: Cousin Henry, a Novel. New Edition.

Item No. 18590

London: Chapman and Hall, 1881. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 355-pages. Nicely bound contemporary blue grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. Foxing to prelims.

£16.00

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TROLLOPE, ANTHONY: Orley Farm. New Edition.

Item No. 18588

London: Ward Lock, c. 1884. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 589-pages. Nicely bound contemporary blue grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature & date, '84, on half-title. Very good.

£20.00

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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).

£175.00

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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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WAINGROW, MARSHALL. (Editor): The Correspondence and other papers of James Boswell relating to the making of the Life of Johnson. The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell. Research Edition. Correspondence Volume 2.

London: Heinemann, 1969. First edition. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 659-pages. Original blue cloth gilt; very good in good dust jacket. Bookplate.

£50.00

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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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WARDEN, FLORENCE: The White Witch. The first appearance in print of this novel serialized in volumes 37 & 38 of the Argosy magazine edited by Mrs Henry Wood. With illustrations by M. Ellen Edwards.

Item No. 20093

Richard Bentley, London, 1884. Plates. Two volumes 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), pages 484 & 524, attractive contemporary black calf, spines elaborately blocked in gilt and on wide bands, and gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled; cloth sides rubbed, a little occasional marginal marking, else very good.

Weight 1.6kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£220.00

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WARNER, FRANCIS: Byzantium, a Play. Inscribed.

Item No. 18296

Oxford Theatre Texts 10. Gerrards Cross, 1990. First edition. Coloured plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 78-pages. Original cloth. Excellent in like dust jacket. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Elisabeth Frink: "For Liz Frink with love as ever, from Francis, Oxford 1990".

£14.00

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WARNER, FRANCIS: Meeting Ends, a play. Inscribed.

Item No. 18283

Oxford Theatre Texts, 1974. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 50-pages. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket. Inscribed to Elisabeth Frink: "For Liz Frink with my Love, from Francis x September 1974".

£15.00

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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

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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

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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

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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

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WOOLF, VIRGINIA: The Captain's Death Bed and other Essays.

Hogarth Press, London, 1950. First edition. 8vo (8 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches), 223-pages. Original purple grained cloth, spine a little sunned. In the very good unclipped dust jacket by Vanessa Bell. The jacket with a little fraying at headband and short half inch tear to upper margin of upper panel (no loss), and small puncture to upper joint (no loss). 

£195.00

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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

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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).

£65.00

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