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BIOGRAPHY: ANON: The Life of Her Gracious Majesty Queen Caroline.

Item No. 17979

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


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CERAMICS: SCOTT, ROSEMARY; BARNES, AMY; NIKLES, ESTELLE; & TEO, CATHERINE: Qingbai Ware: Chinese Porcelain of the Song and Yuan Dynasties.

Item No. 17900

Item No. 17900

Item No. 17900

Item No. 17900

London: Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art [2002]. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (121/4 x 9 1/4 inches), 255-pages. Original blue cloth blocked in silver. Fine in good slipcase. Text in English & Chinese.


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CHILDREN'S BOOKS: TROUBETZKOY, PRINCESS MARIE: Katoufs. Illustrated by H.I.H. The Grand Duchess Marie Gueorguievna.

Item No. 17971

Item No. 17971

London: Williams & Norgate [1925 ]. First edition. Coloured pictorial title and coloured illustrations throughout. 4to (10 x 7 1/4 inches), 27-pages, original coloured pictorial cloth-backed boards. Small snag in backstrip, some relatively minor soiling to the boards; overall very good. Contemporary gift inscription on front pastedown. Extraordinary illustrations. Very scarce.


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CHINA: FREEMAN-MITFORD, A.B: The Attache at Peking.

Item No. 17910

London: Macmillan, 1900. First edition. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), pages: lviii:386:(2, advertisements), original black cloth, the covers blocked with gilt bats, top edge gilt. Some foxing to endpapers, corners lightly bumped, overall very good. Front pastedown inscribed "With Lady Hooker's kindest greetings, Xmas 1900". Later small signature and date on front free endpaper.


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ORNITHOLOGY: BAKER, E. C. STUART: The Indian Ducks and Their Allies.

Item No. 17923

Item No. 17923

Item No. 17923

Item No. 17923

Bombay Natural History Society, 1908. Limited edition. 24 (of 30) coloured lithographic plates by Gronvold, Lodge, & Keulemans. Tall 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches), 292-pages, original half morocco. Binding very rubbed, upper inner hinge broken, first 64-pages loose. The very attractive plates, apart from two with short corner crease to blank margin, very good, clean & bright.


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POETRY: CARLISLE, LORD; LYTTLETON, LORD; FOX, HON. C; PERCY, BISHOP (& 14 others): The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems.

Item No. 17914

Item No. 17914

Carlisle: Printed by J. Milliken, Bookseller, in the Market Place, 1785. 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 289-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, crimson lettering piece, Extremities rubbed, headband chipped, damp mark to rear endpapers. Early ownership inscriptions on front pastedown. An uncommon, provincial imprint, work.


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PORTRAITS: TEMPEST, MARIE [ Mary Susan Etherington] 1864-1942. Soprano in late Victorian light opera and Edwardian musical comedies - "The Queen of Her Profession": A fine inscribed and signed photographic portraitt.

Item No. 17921

The 9 x 7 inch portrait inscribed "To the dear Cannans in affectionate remembrance Marie Tempest". Tipped on to the photographer's mount. Fine. Inscribed in another hand on verso, "Mrs. A. M. Cannan c/o Reiss & Co".


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RELIGION: BOWEN, THOMAS: A Companion for the Prisoner; being a Selection of Sermons, Exhortations .... compiled for the Use of Imprisoned Offenders. The Second Edition.

Item No. 17912

Item No. 17912

London: for F.C. and J. Rivington, 1809. 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 inches), 216-pages. Contemporary marbled tan calf, the upper cover blocked in blind "Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge". Crimson lettering piece. Some light cracking to joints but very firm.


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