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ANON: Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in the Polar Seas and Regions: with illustrations of their climate, geology, and natural history; with an account of the Whale-Fishery.

Item No. 16631

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, [1845]. Fourteenth Thousand (5th Edition). Extra engraved title. Folding engraved chart as frontispiece, plates, and illustrations in the text. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), 426-pages, contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine gilt extra with crimson lettering piece; the binding by W.F. Taylor, Windsor with his ticket. A little light rubbing; overall an attractive binding in good order, some foxing to chart and prelims else very clean internally.

£75.00

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH: The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments translated out of the Original Tongues.

Item No. 17190

Item No. 17190

Edinburgh: Printed by Sir D. Hunter Blair and M. S. Bruce, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1829. Bound as 2 volumes. Engraved frontispieces. 12mo (5 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches), finely bound full contemporary green calf, the sides with wide scrolling floral gilt border enclosing large embossed decorative panels in blind, the spines decorated in gilt in 3 compartments with crimson lettering and numbering pieces, all edges gilt; a little rubbing to headbands. Finely bound and generally in superb condition both internally and externally. Being bound as two volumes of equal thickness, the New Testament commences a third of the way through the second volume.

£240.00

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BURNET, GILBERT: Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time. From the Restoration of K. Charles II. to the conclusion of the treaty of peace at Utrecht, in the reign of Queen Anne. To which is prefixed, a summary recapitulation of affairs in church and state, from King James I to the Restoration in the year 1660. Together with the author's life, and some explanatory notes by the editor, his son, late one of the judges of his majesty's Court of Common Pleas. The whole revised and corrected by him. The third edition.

Item No. 17155

Item No. 17155

Engraved portrait frontispiece of Burnet by Ravenet after Hoadly. 4 volumes 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: lxxxiii:(1):566:(6); (8):583; (7):484; & (8):486, plus substantial unpaginated index. Contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt with black lettering piece and crimson numbering pieces. Some rubbing, headbands a little chipped, some joints cracked but very firm, chip out of one lettering piece. All 4 half-titles are present.

£200.00

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CHURCH, ALFRED J: The Greek Children, a Story of Home in Old Time. With illustrations after Flaxman and the Antique. Fourth thousand.

Item No. 17436

London: Seeley, 1895. Tinted plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 193-pages. Contemporary full blue prize calf, decorative gilt border to sides enclosing the gilt arms of King Charles I School, spine gilt in compartments with burgundy lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. Some rubbing to headbands, raised bands, and corners. Overall good.

£20.00

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COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR: The Literary Remains collected and edited by Henry Nelson Coleridge. Four volumes.

Item No. 17191

London: William Pickering, 1836. Four volumes 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xix:395; viii:416; xvi:422; & (6):438, with tipped-in Corrigenda in Volume 2. Handsomely bound contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine gilt in 3 compartments and with crimson and black lettering and numbering pieces. Some scuffing to the binding of volume one, the other three volumes unaffected.

£260.00

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DeKAY, JOHN: Aspirations qui ne sont que quelques ........

Item No. 16995

Londres: [ Privately Printed], 1909. 12mo (5 1/4 x 4 inches), 94-pages. Contemporary full tan polished calf, triple gilt rules to sides with corner ornaments in blind, spine gilt and blind in compartments; green silk endpapers; lacking lettering piece, date label at base of spine chipped, some uneven fading to the binding but generally good.

The binding by Zaehnsdorf.

£38.00

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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.

£625.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Household Words. A Weekly Journal conducted by Charles Dickens. Volumes 1-18 (of 19); Numbrs 1 - 453 Together with The Household Narrative of Current Events, being a Monthly Supplement to Household Words for 1850-1855 (all published).

Item No. 17219

Item No. 17219

Item No. 17219

Item No. 17219

London 1850. Household Words published March 3th 1850 to November 27th 1858. Household Narrative 1850-1855. The Household Narrative for 1853,54, & 55 bound in one volume and for some obscure reason numbered "4" in gilt on spine. In all 23 volumes bound in 21. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, uniformly bound half tan calf, marbled boards, spines gilt ruled and with crimson lettering pieces. Some scuffing to corners and rubbing of extremities of Household Words but all the volumes are strongly bound and not unattractive on the shelf. Extremely heavy; extra overseas postage will be requested.

£725.00

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DOYLE, SIR A. CONAN: Micah Clarke, His Statement. New impression.

Item No. 17435

London: Longmans Green, 1906. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 406-pages. Contemporary full crimson calf, decorative gilt border to sides enclosing the gilt arms of King Charles I School, spine gilt in compartments with green lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. Excellent.

£38.00

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FATTORUSSO, JOSEPH: Les Merveilles de L'Italia.

Item No. 16926

Florence: Collection Medicis, G. Fattorusso, n.d. c. 1930. Coloured frontispiece, illustrations throughout. 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), publisher's elaborate full tan calf with sunken panels and central raised shield, blocked extensively in gilt to both front and rear covers; in very good condition. French text. Inscription, 1938, on front fly.

£30.00

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FITCHETT, W. H: Fights for the Flag. With Portraits and Plans.

Item No. 17450

London: Smith, Elder, 1898. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 333-pages. Contemporary full blue calf, gilt rules to sides. Spine gilt in compartments with crimson lettering piece. All edges marbled. Foxing to tissue guard of frontispiece; overall attractive and very good.

£30.00

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FOWLER, W. WARDE: A Year with the Birds. With illustrations by Bryan Hook.

Item No. 17568

London: Macmillan, 1902. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 265-pages. Contemporary full crimson prize calf, decorative gilt border to sides enclosing the arms of Inverness College, spine gilt in compartments with green lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. Excellent.

£35.00

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GARNING, HANS: Var Konung.

Item No. 13887a

Item No. 13887

Stockholm: Middesskrift med Anledning, 1933. Limited edition, number 176 of 250 copies. Plates, some coloured. Folio (14 x 10 inches), 397-pages. Publisher's ful crimson crushed morocco, decorative gilt borders enclosing the monogram "GV", all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles; the binding by Norstedt, Stockholm. Spine darkened, a little light marking to the binding; some foxing to prelims and at end. Overall a very handsome production very well and attractively bound.

A celebration of the first 25 years of the reign of King Gustav V of Sweden.

£200.00

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GILBERT, W. S: The Bab Ballads with which are included Songs of a Savoyard. With 350 illustrations by the Author.

Item No. 17567

London: Macmillan, 1914. Sixth edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 564-pages. Attractively bound full crimson crushed morocco, narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt ruled in compartments and gilt lettered direct, wide gilt decorated turn-ins, all edges gilt. The binding by Bumpus, London. A little light rubbing on extremities, small dark patch at base of spine, overall very good.

£40.00

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GRAY, THOMAS: The Works of Thomas Gray. Edited by the Rev. John Mitford. 4 volumes.

Item No. 17161

Item No. 17161

London: William Pickering, 1836. Engraved portrait. 4 volumes. Small 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), pages: xvi:cxxiv:223; cxvii:192; viii:311; & viii:312. Contemporary full tan calf, decoratively gilt on wide bands and with black lettering and numbering pieces; all boards blocked in gilt with University College, London. Joints rubbed but very sound.

Damp marking to portrait, foxing to endpapers, slight crease to headband of volume 4. With engraved University College London prize label on front pastedown of Volume 1 awarding these volumes to Frederick John Wood in 1837/8. The Aldine edition; an attractive set.

£125.00

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HALLAM, HENRY: The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII to the Death of George II. Fifth edition in two volumes.

Item No. 17209

London: John Murray, 1846. 2 volumes 8vo (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches),pages: xv:719 & viii:624. Contemporary polished brown calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spines ornately gilt in 4 compartments and with crimson lettering piece and olive numbering pieces. A few minor scuffs to the boards. A handsome binding in excellent and strong condition.

£60.00

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HANSON, CHARLES HENRY: The Wanderings of Aeneas and the Founding of Rome.

Item No. 17556

London: T. Nelson, 1902. Frontispiece, illustrations in the text. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 268-pages. Contemporary full polished plum calf, spine gilt in compartments with olive lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. Very good.

£30.00

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HARMER, THOMAS; CLARKE, ADAM: Observations on various passages of Scripture, placing them in a New Light .... originally compiled by the Rev. Thomas Harmer from relations incidentally mentioned in Books of Voyages and Travels in the East. Fourth edition ..... with a new arrangement, many important additions, and innumerable corrections by Adam Clarke.

Item No. 17203

London: J. Johnson (& others), 1808. Engraved portrait & engraved folding plate "Lithostrotum Praenestinum" at end of volume 4. 4 volumes 8vo (8 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: cxxii:480; viii:536; viii:576; & vii:518. Nicely bound contemporary full diced brown calf, narrow ornamental gilt borders to sides, spine decoratively gilt in compartments and on headbands and with burgundy lettering and numbering pieces.

A little very minor rubbing, two small patches of loss of the polished surface to two rear boards, some light foxing or tanning, the text however generally unaffected. The bindings very attractive and in excellent & strong condition.

Amongst the chapter heading are: Concerning their living in tents; Concerning their Cities, Houses etc.; Relating to the Diet of the Inhabitants of the Eastern Countries; Concerning their manner of Travelling; Concerning the Literature, Books, etc. of the Eastern Nations; Concerning Egypt, the Adjoining Wilderness and the Red Sea etc.

£300.00

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HEIBERG, JOHANNE LUISE - FRIIS, AAGE : Johanne Luise Heiberg og Andreas Frederik Krieger. En Samling Breve 1860-1889.

Item No17470

Kobenhavn: Gyldendalske, 1914. Two volumes, vol.2 published 1915. Portraits and tipped-in facsimile. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches), pages: 374 & 501. Smartly bound half tan linen, marbled boards, crimson lettering piece; very good.

Very heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested.

£30.00

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HOMER: Homeri Ilias, ex recensione C. G. Heynii fere impresa; cum notis Anglicis, in usum scholarum. Editio Quarta.

Item No. 17156

Londini : In aedibus Valpianis, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street. Venit apud Longman; Whittaker; Baldwin; et omnes Bibliopolas [1830]. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 572-pages. 19th Century full tan calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt ruled extra with crimson lettering piece, all edges marbled..Some slight rubbing to extremities of boards. Overall a handsome binding in excellent condition Contemporary signature on front fly. Homer's Iliad in Greek with English notes.

£48.00

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JOHNSON, SAMUEL: The Lives of the most eminent English Poets with critical observations on their works. A New Edition, Corrected.

Item No. 17185

London: Nichols & Son (& many others), 1816. Engraved portrait. Three volumes 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: 460; 408; & 391. Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, spines gilt ruled and with black lettering pieces; some light rubbing and marking, the bindings very sound. Foxing to portrait which has offset to title, foxing to prelims. and at end; the main body of the text however quite free from foxing.

£90.00

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

Item No. 17186

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

£90.00

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LOCKE, JOHN: The Works of John Locke in Nine Volumes [complete] The Twelfth Edition.

Item No. 17212

London: C. and J. Rivington (& many others), 1824. Portrait with tissue guard, large folding table. Nine volumes 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches). Contemporary full tan calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt on raised bands and headbands with black lettering and numbering pieces, all edges marbled.

Chipping to head and base of the spine of Volume1; short crack to upper joint of Volume1 but very firm, lower joint of Volume 6 cracked but held on cords, chip out of the headband of Volumes. 4 & 7; headbands of Volumes 2 & 8 rubbed; some rubbing to extremities; foxing to premlims. but text largely unaffected; otherwise bindings sound and strong and attractive on the shelf. The folding table is an "Analysis of Mr. Locke's Doctrine of Ideas in his Essay on Human Understanding"; this with a little creasing.

£650.00

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LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH: Poems.

Item No. 17446

Edinburgh: Nimmo, c. 1890. Portrait & illustrations. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 699-pages. Contemporary full blue prize calf, gilt rules to sides enclosing gilt school arms. Prize label on front pastedown. Spine gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled. Attractive and in very good condition.

£28.00

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MAETERLINCK, MAURICE: The Life of the Bee. Translated by Alfred Sutro. Prize Binding.

Item No. 16511

London: George Allen, 1904. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 356-pages. Contemporary prize binding of full polished tan tree calf, decorative gilt border on sides enclosing the gilt arms of Queen Elizabeth's School at Wakefield, spine floral gilt extra with green lettering piece, all edges marbled. Excellent. With prize label to front pastedown.

£40.00

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MARKHAM, CLEMENTS R: Life of Christopher Columbus.

Item No. 17447

London: George Philip, 1892. Portrait, folding coloured maps. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 375-pages. Contemporary full tan prize calf, gilt rules to sides enclosing gilt school arms. Spine gilt in compartments with double lettering pieces. All edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown.

£25.00

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MITFORD, WILLIAM: The History of Greece. A New edition, with numerous additions ... to which is prefixed a brief memoir of the author ..... in Eight Volumes.

Item No. 17211

London: T. Cadell, 1829. 8 volumes 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches). Contemporary full tan calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, the flat spines gilt and with double black lettering pieces.

Lacking 3 lettering pieces, some spotting and occasional fading to boards but very strongly bound with no weakness of the joints. Foxing to some prelims. - the text blocks however large unaffected. Some damage to the base of the spine of Volume 2 - rubbing and partial loss of surface. The headband of Volume 1 pulled, with 2-inch cracks to both joints at head. Lettering pieces to Volume 4 rubbed, some rubbing to extremities of the boards.

£120.00

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NEW TESTAMENT IN GREEK: The New Testament in the Original Greek. Text revised by Brooke Foss Westcott and Fenton John Anthony Hort.

Item No. 17429

London: Macmillan, 1901. 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 inches), 618-pages. Contemporary full tan prize calf, decorative gilt border to sides enclosing the gilt arms of King Charles I School, spine gilt extra with lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. An attractive binding in excellent condition.

£28.00

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OLD TESTAMENT - LOUIS DE CARRIERES: Commentaire Litteral sur la Sainte Bible, contenant l'Ancien et le Nouveau Testament, insere dans la traduction Francoise par le R. P. de Carrieres, Pretre de l'Oratoire de Jesus.

 

Item No. 4990

Paris: Moreau, 1745. The four Old Testament volumes only, without the New Testament. 4 volumes, small 8vo, contemporary full mottled tan calf, spines gilt in compartments within raised bands, crimson lettering pieces and green numbering pieces. Half-inch split to one upper joint with very small chip from headband. A very attractive contemporary binding in generally excellent condition.

£125.00

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PALGRAVE, FRANCIS TURNER.: The Golden Treasury of the best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Selected by Francis Turner Palgrave. With addtional poems.

Item No. 17561

Oxford University Press, 1956. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 576-pages. Finely bound contemporary unusual light tan tree calf, decorative gilt border to sides, spine gilt in compartments, wide ornamental gilt blocked turn-ins, all edges gilt, gold endpapers. Upper cover gilt blocked "I.F. - D.F. 5th September 1959".

£45.00

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RITCHIE, LEITCH: Legendary & Romantic Tales of French History with 21 Illustrations by T. Landseer.

Item No. 17451

London: Warne, c. 1900. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 560-pages. Contemporary full olive calf, gilt rules to sides. Spine gilt in compartments with crimson lettering piece. All edges marbled. Headband a little chipped, some mottling to upper cover, foxing to prelims. Prize lable on front pastedown.

£14.00

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ROBERTS OF KANDAHAR, FIELD-MARSHALL EARL: Forty-one Years in India from Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief.

Item No. 17440

London: Macmillan, 1905. Portrait, plates, & folding maps. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), 599-pages. Contemporary full blue prize calf, decorative gilt border to sides enclosing the gilt arms of King Charles I School, spine gilt in compartments with burgundy lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. Attractive and in excellent condition.

£35.00

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RUSKIN, JOHN: Lectures on Art delivered before the University of Oxford in Hilary Term 1870. Sixth edition.

Item No. 17444

Orpington: George Allen, 1892. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 236-pages. Contemporary full crimson calf, double narrow gilt rules to sides with corner ornaments. Spine gilt extra with lettering piece. All edges marbled. Small signature on verso of free endpaper. In excellent condition and attractive.

£28.00

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SCOTT, SIR WALTER: Ivanhoe. With Introductory Essay and Notes by Andrew Lang.

Item No. 17566

London: Macmillan, 1904. Title vignette, plates. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 677-pages. Contemporary full tan tree calf, decorative gilt border to sides, spine gilt in compartments with green letterng piece, all edges marbled. Bound by Riviere. Slight chipping to headband else excellent.

£25.00

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SCOTT, SIR WALTER: Kenilworth. With Introductory Essay and Notes by Andrew Lang.

Item No. 17560

London: Macmillan, 1904. Title vignette, plates. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 677-pages. Contemporary full tan tree calf, decorative gilt border to sides, spine gilt in compartments with green letterng piece, all edges marbled. Bound by Riviere. Slight chipping to headband else excellent.

£25.00

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SCOTT, SIR WALTER: Waverley Novels.

Item No. 17531

Item No. 17531

Item No. 17531

Item No. 17531

Edinburgh: Caddell & Co. 1829. 46 (of 48) volumes; lacking Volumes 16 & 17. Engraved frontispieces and titles. 8vo (6 3/8 x 4 1/4 inches); contemporary half crimson calf, marbled boards, spines attractively blocked in gilt with double olive lettering pieces. The bindings by Baker & Son, Clifton. Browning to frontispieces and titles. Some light rubbing to extremities and corner tips. Volume 24 bound without frontispiece and title. Width of the set approx. 54 inches. Very attractive on the shelf and very sound.

Weight 18 kg thus extra postage will be requested.

£275.00

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SCOTT, SIR WALTER: Tales of My Landlord. Second Series { The Heart of Mid-Lothian ] collected and arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham. In Four Volumes.

Item No. 17207

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1818. First edition, first issue. 4 volumes 8vo. (7 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Finely bound contemporary full blue polished calf, narrow gilt rule to sides, the spines floral gilt in 4 compartments and with green lettering and numbering pieces. Bound without the first half-titles. 12-page publisher's catalogue dated June 1818 at end of Volume 4. A beautiful binding in excellent and strong condition.

£200.00

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SETON, ERNEST THOMPSON: Wild Animals I have known and 200 Drawings.

Item No. 17569

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1918. Plates. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 357-pages. Contemporary half tan calf, tan cloth sides, spine gilt ruled and lettered direct. Very slight loss of surface to calf on upper cover, lower cloth side marked else very good and strongly bound.

£21.00

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SMITH, JOHN PYE: The Relation between The Holy Scriptures and some parts of Geological Science. The Fourth Edition, greatly enlarged.

Item No. 17157

Item No. 17157

London: Jackson & Walford, 1848. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), pages: xvi:407. Finely bound contemporary polished tan calf, gilt rules and ornaments to sides enclosing large diced panel, spine gilt in four compartments and with double burgundy lettering pieces. Some light spotting to diced panels, narrow band of fading to upper margin of lower cover, foxing to prelims. and some scattered foxing within. With the half-title. Overall an excellent, unusual, and most attractive binding.

£65.00

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SMILES, SAMUEL: Lives of the Engineers with An Account of their Principal Works; comprising also a History of Inland Communication in Britain.

Item No. 17210

London: John Murray, 1861. First edition. Published 1861-62. Engraved portraits, numerous illustrations in the text. Three volumes 8vo (9 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches), pages: xvi:(1):484; xiv:502; & xx:(4):512. With the half-titles.Contemporary polished brown calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spines ornately gilt in 4 compartments and with burgundy lettering piece and green numbering pieces. Some light spotting to the boards. Light foxing to prelims. and at ends. A handsome binding in excellent and strong condition.

£225.00

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STANLEY, ARTHUR P: Historical Memorials of Canterbury.

Item No. 17441

London: Murray, 1904. Plates. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 294-pages. Contemporary full burgundy prize calf, decorative gilt border to sides enclosing the gilt arms of King Charles I School, spine gilt in compartments with black lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. A few minor bands of fading to boards, text tanned on margins.

£25.00

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THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE: The Four Georges. The English Humourists.

Item No. 17442

London: Smith, Elder 1899. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 335-pages. Contemporary full crimson prize calf, gilt border to sides enclosing the gilt arms of King Charles I School, spine gilt in compartments with green lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front pastedown. Tiny chip from headband, foxing to prelims. else excellent. Being vol.23 of the works of Thackeray but not numbered on the spine.

£20.00

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WAAGEN, DR: Handbook of Painting, German, Flemish, and Dutch Schools.

Item No. 17187

London: John Murray, 1860. Plates, some folding. Two volumes 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches), contemporary full blue calf, spines floral gilt extra with crimson and olive lettering pieces. Plates and title affected by damp and one damaged. Scuffs to upper board of Volume 2, damp tide mark to lower board of Volume 1. Inscription on front fly. However the spines are excellent and very attractive on the shelf.

£25.00

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WALLER, EDMUND: Poetical Works from Mr. Fenton's Quarto Edition, 1729. With the Life of the Author. Cooke's Edition. Embellished with Superb Engravings.

Item No. 16637

Item No. 16637

London: for C. Cooke, 1796. Engraved portrait, engraved extra title, and engraved plates. 12mo (6 x 3 /4 inches), pages: xxxvi:180, contemporary full marbled tan calf, spine gilt with crimson lettering piece; a trifle light rubbing, overall very sound and attractive. Signature, Cicely Wallers, and date 1938, on front free endpaper

£35.00

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WOOD, J.G: The Illustrated Natural History. With four hundred and eighty original designs by William Harvey. New Edition, enlarged.

Item No. 17571

London: Routledge, 1855. Frontispiece, pictorial extra title and illustrations in the text. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 444-pages, contemporary full crimson calf, decorative gilt border to sides, spine gilt in compartments and with dark green lettering piece, all edges marbled. Some very light rubbing, upper cover unevenly darkened. 1877 prize inscription on verso of front free endpaper.

£18.00

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