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

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

£15.00

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

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

£18.00

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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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ANON: Nouvelle correspondance, ou Choix de lettres interessantes sur divers sujets. Recueillies en 1789.

Item No. 18541

Item No. 18541

Item No. 18541

Paris: Chez Buisson, 1789. 12mo (5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches), pages: xii:398, contemporary full tan tree calf, red lettering piece; upper joint cracked, board held on cords. From the library of Francis Duke of Bedford, Oakley House, with his engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Rare.

£75.00

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ANSTEY, F: Tourmalin's Time Cheques.

Item No. 18582

Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, [1891]. First edition. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 172-pages. Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. Very good.

£60.00

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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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AUSTEN, JANE: Emma: A Novel. New Edition. (Being volume 2 of "The Novels of"; so stated on half-title).

Item No. 18583

London: Chapman & Hall, 1872. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 435-pages. Nicely bound contemporary blue grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. Upper cover lightly marked, some foxing to early leaves. With the half-title.

£120.00

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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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BAKER, PETER S. (Editor; with others)): The Correspondence of James Boswell with David Garrick, Edmund Burke, and Edmond Malone.. The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell. Research Edition. Correspondence Volume 4.

London: Heinemann, 1986. First edition. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 480-pages. Original blue cloth; excellent in like dust jacket. Bookplate.

£38.00

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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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BATES, H.E: Three titles, all signed on the title page by the author, all first thus: The Purple Plain, Nov. 1947; The Jacaranda Tree, Jan. 1949; & Love for Lydia, Oct. 1952.

Item No. 18857

Item No. 18857

London: Michael Joseph & The Book Society. Three works, all 8vo, original cloth. Bindings faded, lower outer joint of Lydia split; internally sound.

£21.00

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BEATTIE, JAMES: An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism. The sixth edition, revised and carefully corrected.

Item No. 17916

Edinburgh: for William Creech, 1777. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xvi:475. Contemporary full tan calf with crimson lettering piece. Upper joint cracked and chipped, prelims. foxed and partially detached, 1-inch tear to blank inner margin of contents leaf. Armorial bookplate.

£40.00

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

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

£15.00

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BEERBOHM, MAX: A Stranger in Venice, An Essay.

Item No. 16703

London: The Winged Lion 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches), 37-pages, original patterned boards, paper title labels on front cover and spine. Number 76 of 780 copies, designed by Simon Rendall and printed by Martino Mardersteig at the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona. Fine.

£22.00

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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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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 [Edited by Ugo Foscolo]: Decamerone. [ Bound without the ten plates by Stothard].

Item No. 16985

Londra: Guglielmo Pickering, 1825. Engraved portrait. 3 volumes 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 967-pages. 19th Century half vellum, marbled boards, spines gilt with burgundy lettering pieces and crimson numbering pieces, top edges gilt. In very good condition and most attractive. With the half-titles. Inscription on front fly and signature on half-title. Forty 19th Century marginal annotations in ink in Volume 3.

£150.00

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

Item No. 16266

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

£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

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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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BRADDON, M.E: Vixen, a Novel. Stereotyped Edition.

Item No. 18593

London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1890. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), 380-pages, Nicely bound contemporary green grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. With the half-title. Foxing on prelims. and at end. Upper inner joint cracked but held firmly on cords.

£12.00

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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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BRONTE, CHARLOTTE: Villette.

Item No. 16671

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

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

£35.00

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BROOKE, RUPERT: KEYNES, SIR GEOFFREY (Editor): The Letters of Rupert Brooke.

Item No. 16890

London: Faber & Faber, 1968. First edition. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 inches), 709-pages. Original cloth. An excellent copy in like dust jacket now protected by a clear removable sleeve.

£15.00

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BROWN, JOHN: Horae Subsecivae. New Edition in Three Volumes.

Item No. 16990

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1882. Portrait. Three volumes 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 3/4inches), pages: xiv:410:90; ix:442; & 486. Contemporary full tan marbled calf, spines with crimson & black lettering pieces, top edges gilt. Some rubbing but overall attractive & very sound.

£80.00

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

Item No. 7964

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

£25.00

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BYRON, LORD: The Works with His Letters and Journals, and his Life by Thomas Moore. In seventeen volumes.

Item No. 18058

Item No. 18058

Item No. 18058

London: John Murray, 1833. First edition thus. Engraved frontispieces and extra titles by Finden. Small 8vo (6 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches), contemporary full dark blue calf, narrow gilt rules to sides with small corner ornaments Spines gilt extra in 4 compartments with crimson lettering pieces and tan numbering pieces, all edges very bright gilt with silk bookmarks; slight gouge out of one numbering piece else a very pretty set in excellent condition.

£775.00

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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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CARLYLE, THOMAS: Sartor Resartus and on Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History.

Item No. 18509

London. Macmillan, 1901. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 503-pages. Contemporary half crimson calf, spine gilt in compartments and lettered direct. Top edge gilt. The binding by Spottiswoode. Backstrip not unpleasantly darkened. Eton label and name stamp on front free endpaper.

£30.00

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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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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: Call for the Saint.

Item No. 18371

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1948. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 253-pages. Original blue cloth in edge chipped dust jcket. Narrow band of fading at head & base of spine where jacket has loss.

£12.00

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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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CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, EARL OF: Miscellaneous Works consisting of Letters to his Friends ....... the Second Edition.

Item No. 16942

London: for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1779. Volumes 1 & 2 only (of 4). Engraved portrait to vol. 1, engraved frontispiece to vol. 2. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches), pages: 375 & 411, contemporary full tan calf, narrow gilt rule on sides, spines floral gilt in compartments with crimson lettering piece and green numbering piece. The binding of Volume 2 rubbed on joints but attractive, the backstrip of Volume 1 seriously defective. Both volumes good within

£20.00

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

Item No. 16283

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

£15.00

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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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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: A Set of Six. Volume 9 of the Works.

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

£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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COOKSON, CATHERINE: Fanny McBride.

Item No. 10218

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

£40.00

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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: Sharpe's Devil. Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821.

Item No. 17657

London: HarperCollins, 1992. First edition. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), original cloth; some tanning to the text as often else fine in fine unclipped dust jacket.

£12.00

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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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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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DANTE ALIGHIERI: The Vision of Purgatory and Paradise. Translated by Henry Francis Cary. With 109 Illustrations by John Flaxman.

Item No. 18848

London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1910. Portrait of Dante as frontispiece and illustrations by Flaxman throughout. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 578-pages. Publisher's quarter vellum, pink cloth boards.The spine attractively blocked in gilt and red in an art nouveau design, top edge gilt. Unfortunately the lettering piece has slipped & creased, spine dust marked.

£20.00

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

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

£10.00

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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: Volume 1 title: The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner : who lived eight & twenty years all alone, in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself : with an account how he was at last as strangely delivered by pyrates. Volume 2 title: The Farther Adventures .. being the Second and Last Part .....

Item No. 18551

Item No. 18551

Item No. 18551

Item No. 18551

Item No. 18551

London: John Stockdale, 1790. First Stockdale edition and the first edition to be illustrated by Thomas Stothard.Two volumes. Frontispiece and engraved title to both volumes, portrait of Defoe, and 12 engraved plates. 2 volumes 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xii:389 & 366:367-440 (Life of Defoe by Chalmers with separate title and portrait):441-456 ( A List of Writings). Contemporary full speckled dark tan calf, spines gilt with burgundy lettering pieces and circular black numbering pieces.

Joints of volume one cracked, boards held on cords, rubbed, corners bent, lacks one numbering piece, damp mark to corner of portrait, none elsewhere. Old signature on recto of frontispieces. Internally very good with only occasional light foxing. Bound without half-titles and advertisements.

£300.00

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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: A Collection of his works, as under, bound into 5 volumes. With illustrations by F. Barnard, E. G. Dalziel, L. Fildes, & J. McL. Rallston. Frontispiece and extra pictorial titles, printed in double columns and published 1890-1892.

Item No. 18513

Item No. 18513

London: Chapman & Hall 1890. 5 volumes 8vo (9 1/2 x 7 inches), contemporary half dark blue calf, spines decorated on bands and with burgundy lettering piece; cloth sides spotted, some wear to one headband. Overall very good, attractive on the shelf and internally very clean.

Titles present: Sketches by Boz; Christmas Books; Christmas Stories; The Uncommercial Traveller; Great Expectations, Hard Times, American Tales & Pictures from Italy; A Child's History of England; Dombey & Son; David Copperfield; Nicholas Nickleby; Barnaby Rudge; & Edwin Drood, Reprinted Pieces & other Stories.

In all 11 volumes, with individual titles, bound as 5 volumes.

Weight approx. 7 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested.

£75.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Pictures from Italy. The vignette illustrations on wood by Samuel Palmer.

Item No. 17134

London: Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans, 1846. Second edition. 8vo (7 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: (4):270:(2, advertisements - "Mr Dickens's Works"). Original blue grained cloth blocked in blind, a few very minor small pale marks, corners a little bumped; slight marginal age toning to the text. Overall this is an exceptional copy of the 2nd edition which appears to be far rarer than the first edition.

£140.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Great Expectations.

Item No. 16892

London: Folio Society, 2004. Illustrations. Tall 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 478-pages. Publisher's quarter maroon leather, black lettering piece, maroon cloth boards, gilt ruled, top edge gilt. The text and illustrations of this edition reproduce those of the Nonesuch Edition published by the Nonesuch Press in 1937. Fine. Without slipcase.

Heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested.

£20.00

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DICKENS, CHARLES: Our Mutual Friend.

Item No. 16893

London: Folio Society, 2005. Illustrations. Tall 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 927-pages. Publisher's quarter maroon leather, black lettering piece, maroon cloth boards, gilt ruled, top edge gilt. The text and illustrations of this edition reproduce those of the Nonesuch Edition published by the Nonesuch Press in 1937. Fine. Without slipcase.

Heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested.

£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: Our Mutual Friend. With Illustrations by Marcus Stone. In Two Volumes.

Item No. 18403

Item No. 18403

London: Chapman & Hall, 1865. First edition. Two volumes. Frontispiece to each volume and 38 plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xi:320 & vii:(1):309, contemporary half black calf, marbled boards with burgundy lettering piece. One gathering detached in volume one (pages151-154) with fore-margins of these leaves being browned and a trifle worn having been proud. Overall a very good copy and very clean internally. Bound from the parts. 1880's gift inscription on front free endpaper.

£85.00

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DINSHAW, NADIR (Editor & Compiler): One Man's Pleasure. Inscribed.

Item No. 18284

Caraf Publications, 1982. First edition. Softback. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), original glazed wrappers. Inscribed to Elisabeth Frink: "Dame Elisabeth Frink with much gratitude & great admiration Nadir Dinshaw".

£15.00

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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, ARTHUR CONAN - JULES VERNE - ARTHUR MORRISON: Volumes 1-9 of The Strand Magazine an Illustrated Monthly Edited by George Newnes. Containing the serialisation of the first appearance of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" Illustrated by Sidney Paget; in 24 parts.

Item No. 18805

Item No. 18805

Item No. 18805

Item No. 18805

Item No 18805

London: George Newnes, January 1891-July 1895. 9 volumes. Illustrated throughout. This run also includes science fiction by Jules Verne; 'Dr Trifulgas' , and the entire first series of cases for the detective Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison.

Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches), pages: 662:670:660:684:652:724:672:764: & 716. Original blue pictorial cloth, all but two with all edges gilt. Spines faded and and marked, boards scuffed, inner joints mostly cracked. some title foxed but overall internally good. Not attractive on the shelf.

Weight 14 kg thus extra postage will be requested.

£200.00

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

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

£10.00

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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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EDGEWORTH, MARIA: Tales and Miscellaneous Pieces.

Item No. 17735

London: for R. Hunter (& many others), 1825. 9 volumes only (of 14), being volumes 3, 4, 6-9, & 11-13. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 inches).

Engraved vignette titles. Attractively bound full contemporary straight grained dark blue morocco, wide ornamental gilt border to sides enclosing another border in blind, spines gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, all edges gilt. One section sprung in Volume12 & 2 sections sprung in Volume 4 else overall in excellent condition and very attractive. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedowns.

£225.00

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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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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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FIFER, CHARLES N. (Editor): The Correspondence of James Boswell with certain member of the club. The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell. Research Edition. Correspondence Volume 3.

London: Heinemann, 1976. First edition. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 466-pages. Original blue cloth gilt; excellent in good price clipped dust jacket. Bookplate.

£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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FLEMING, IAN: Dr No. First edition, First Impression. In D.J.

Item No. 18614

Item No. 18614

Item No. 18614

Item No. 18614

London: Cape, 1958. First edition, first impression, original plain black cloth lettered in silver, (without silhouette on upper cover thus indicating a first impression). Very slight lean, a little foxing to edge of text block, one light corner crease to 1 leaf of text else very good in the dust jacket which has a very small puncture to backstrip without loss. Some foxing to rear panel and inner flaps but overall very clean. The white lettering to the backstrip of the jacket very clean (most often found browned). The jacket is not price clipped. Very good.

£980.00

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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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GARNETT, DAVID: A Clean Slate.

Item No. 17852

Item No. 17852

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1971. First edition. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), 148-pages. Original blue cloth; excellent in good dust jacket which has some tanning and edge curling and with a short cut.

£35.00

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GARNETT, HENRIETTA: Family Skeletons.

Item No. 17847

London: Gollancz, 1986. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 213-pages, original cloth. Smudge on front free endpaper else excellent in a very good dust jacket.

£17.00

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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, MRS: Cranford. With Sixteen Illustrations by H. M. Brock.

Item No. 18823

London: Service & Paton, c. 1904. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 313-pages. Original elaborately embossed blue cloth gilt. Headbands worn, endpapers foxed. Inscription dated 1904 on front free endpaper. An uncommon edition.

£15.00

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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. In Two Volumes.

Item No. 18497

Item No. 18497

Item No. 18497

Item No. 18497

London: for C. Hitch and L. Hawes (& others), 1757. Two volumes issued as one with a half-title only to Volume 2 (as is correct). 66 fables each with engraved pictorial headpiece. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 334-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, narrow gilt rule to sides, spine floral gilt extra in compartments with burgundy lettering piece. Two inch crack to upper joint but very firm. Slight vertical crease to backstrip. Modern name in ink on front fly else a very nice copy indeed with only the odd spot of foxing.

£150.00

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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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GERARD, JULES: La Chasse au Lion. De Grauvers Dessinees par Gustave Dore.

Item No. 17808

Paris: Librairie Nouvelle, 1855. Portrait, plates by Dore. Small 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), pages: 254:(1), contemporary half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, lacks lettering piece, upper cover detached, foxed.

£10.00

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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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GOLDSMITH, OLIVER: The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale.

Item No. 17003

London: Suttaby, Evans, & Fox, 1813. Engraved frontispiece and title. 12mo (5 1/8 x 3 inches), 188-pages. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt and gilt lettered direct. Some light soiling to title, some spotting to the binding but very attractive on the shelf.

£22.00

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GOLDSMITH, OLIVER: The Bee. A Collection of Essays.

Item No. 16994

London: John Sharpe, 1819. Engraved pictorial title. 12mo (5 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches), pages: 167:(1). Contemporary full calf, wide borders in blind to sides with gilt rules, gilt crimson lettering piece. Boards rubbed but sound. With the half-title. 1837 gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper.

£40.00

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GIBBON, MONK: MY CHILD FRIENDS.

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

£60.00

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

Item No. 2647

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

£20.00

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

Item No. 16561

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

£18.00

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GOLDSMITH, OLIVER: The Vicar of Wakefield with thirty-two illustrations by William Mulready.

Item No. 18510

London: John Van Voorst, 1843. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 inches). 306-pages. Contemporary full crimson morocco, sides elaborately blocked in gilt, spine gilt extra in compartments and lettered direct, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles. Contemporary inscription on front pastedown. White tide mark on lower fore-corner of both covers, no damp within.

£21.00

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GRANDVILLE, J.J: Scenes de la Vie privee et publique des Animaux, Vignettes par Grandville. Etudes de mœurs contemporaines, publiees sous la direction de M. P. J. Stahl, avec la collaboration de Messieurs de Balzac, L. Baude, E. de la Bedollierre ................

Item No. 18007

Item No. 18007

Item No. 18007

Item No. 18007

Paris: J. Hetzel, 1842. First edition. Two volumes. Numerous plates and illustrations by Granville throughout. 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches), pages: 386:(6) & (4):390:(6), contemporary half black calf, spines gilt lettered and decorated. The boards professionally re- marbled, new endpapers. An excellent and attractive copy and very clean internally. French text.

£260.00

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GRATTAN, THOMAS COLLEY: Agnes de Mansfelt, a Historical Tale. & Highways and By-ways: or Tales of the Roadside picked up in the French Provinces by a Walking Gentleman.

Item No. 17747

London: Simms & M'Intyre 1851. The second work published in 1848 and is No. VIII in the Simms & M'Intyre "Parlour Library" series and with extra series title. Two works by Grattan in one volume. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches) pages: 400:280, contemporary half green calf, marbled boards. Spine gilt ruled at raised bands and gilt lettered direct. Very good. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown

£35.00

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GREENE, GRAHAM: The Quiet American.

Item No. 18225

London: William Heinemann & The Book Society, 1955. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), 247-pages. Original cloth in dust jacket which has loss to the base of the spine and some foxing and wear to corners, rear panel dust marked, Foxing within to fore margins and edges of text block.

£10.00

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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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GRIERSON, EDWARD: Far Morning.

Item No. 18224

London: Chatto & Windus, 1955. First edition. 8vo, (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 248-pages. Original cloth; good in dust jacket which has foxing within. Foxing to prelims.

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

Item No. 14965

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

£65.00

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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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HARTE, BRET: Complete Works. Collected and revised by the Author. A New Edition in 5 volumes.

Item No. 17015

London: Chatto & Windus, 1885. 5 volumes (complete). 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches). pages: 448; 395; 486; & 480; 4 of the volumes having a 32-page publisher's catalogue at end. Original blue fine pebble grain cloth blocked in black and gilt; a few corners bumped and rubbed, overall a very good set.

£50.00

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

Item No. 7907

(First series: Volumes 1-3): London: for R. Davis (& others) 1766, (Second Series: Volumes 4-6):London: for C. Bathurst (& others) 1768.
First edition of the first and second series. Six volumes. 8vo, pp.xvi:520, viii:415; vii:371; viii:400; viii:416; & viii:448, contemporary full polished tan calf, spines gilt in compartments, lacking all but three of the lettering and numbering pieces, three volumes chipped at head of spines, two chipped at base, four joints cracked but very firm; still an attractive unrestored contemporary binding in sound condition.

Volume Two misnumbered Three and vice versa by the binder on the spines. Some quite heavy foxing or browning to the prelims., some dust marking. Each volume with the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir John Eden Bart (1740-1812).

£300.00

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HAY, JOHN MILTON: The Bread-Winners, a Social Study.

Item No. 18581

London: Warne, 1884. First eition. 8vo (7 x 5 inches), 310-pages. Nicely bound contemporary blue grained cloth with burgundy calf gilt lettering piece. Contemporary signature on front free endpaper. A little foxing on prelims. and at end. With the half-title.

£20.00

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

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

£15.00

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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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IRVING, WASHINGTON: The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby. Third Series.

Item No. 18580

London: Richard Bentley, 1847. First edition. Engraved title in red and black, plates. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches), pages: vi:(2):364, contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt in compartments with burgundy lettering piece. Joints rubbed, boards scuffed and marked. Some leaves/plates with very narrow short ink stain to fore-margin. Endpapers 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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JAMES, G P.R: The Home Circle. A Weekly family magazine of Literature, Science, Domestic Economy, Arts, Practical Information, Needlework, Chess, Vol. 3. Contains the 1st 8 chapters of A Story Without a Name by G.P.R. James "written expressly for this magazine".

Item No. 18646

London: W. S. Johnson, July-Dec. 1850. Frontispiece, pictorial general title and illustrations. 8vo (6 1/2 x 10 inches), 424-pages. Contemporary half black calf blocked in blind, ruled in gilt and with burgundy lettering piece. Endpapers marked, pictorial title pulled on inner margin, generally good.

£21.00

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JAMESON, WILLIAM: The Wandering Albatross with Drawings by Peter Shepheard. Inscribed.

Item No. 18279

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1958. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 99-pages. Original blue cloth blocked in silver; in edgeworn and soiled dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to Caspar John.

£15.00

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

Item No. 9113

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

£45.00

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JOHNSTON, GEORGE: The Cyprian Woman.

Item No. 18234

London: Collins, 1955. First editiion. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 255-pages. Original black cloth. Foxing to the inside of the jacket which has a very short split to the upper lower joint. Foxing to edge of text block else good. Stamp of the Victory Bookshop Baghdad on front free endpaper.

£12.00

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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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KELCHNER, GEORGIA DUNHAM: Dreams in Old Norse Literature and their Affinities in Folklore. With an Appendix containing the Icelandic Texts and Translations by Georgia Dunham Kelchner.

Item No. 18369

Cambridge: at the University Press, 1935. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 154-pages. Original cloth; tiny cut to headband else excellent in very slightly edge worn dust jacket which has foxing to the backstrip. Bookplate.

£65.00

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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

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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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KIRKLAND, MRS: A Book for the Home Circle; or, Familiar Thoughts on Various Topics, Literary, Moral, and Social, a companion for the evening book.

Item No. 18492

New York: Charles Scribner, 1853. Engraved frontispiece, additional title, and 6 engraved plates. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 312-pages. Contemporary [publisher's ?] tan morocco heavily blocked in blind and black, all edges gilt and gauffered. One leaf detached and a little worn on foremargin, one plate detached. Some foxing, corners rubbed through. Modern inked name and address on front fly, upper inner joint cracked but very firm.

£45.00

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LAMB, CHARLES & MARY: Tales from Shakespeare

Item No. 16641

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

£25.00

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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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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 CARRE, JOHN: The Spy who came in from the Cold.

Item No. 18232

London: Gollancz, 1963. Second impression before publication. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 222-pages. Original blue cloth. Some foxing to prelims, at end, and fore-ege of text block. In the dust jacket which has foxing to the reverse, a 2-inch tear to lower panel & 3/4 inch split to lower upper joint resulting in fading to the cloth at base of spine.

£55.00

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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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LEE, LAURIE: As I Walked Out one Midsummer Morning. Signed.

Item No. 17358

London: Andre Deutsch, 1985. First of this edition. Coloured plates, illustrations. 4to (10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches), 191-pages. Original cloth; very good in like dust jacket. Signed by the author on title. A gift insription on front free endpaper.

£55.00

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

Item No. 10675

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

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

£55.00

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

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

£30.00

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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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LIVINGSTON, MARJORIE: Island Sonata.

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

£15.00

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

Item No. 9108

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

£50.00

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

Item No. 217

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

£50.00

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LYTTON, LORD: Lucretia or The Children of Night.

Item No. 4431

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

£28.00

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

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

£20.00

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MACAULAY, THOMAS BABINGTON, LORD: Critical and Historical Essays contributed to the Edinburgh Review. A New Edition.

Item No. 18508

London: Longmans, Green, 1874. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches), 855-pages. Contemporary hard grain crimson morocco, double narrow gilt rules to sids, spine gilt in compartments and on raised bands, lettered direct, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, the binding by Riviere. Some rubbing to extremities, slight "bloom" on upper cover, overall very good. Eton label on verso of front free endpaper.

£30.00

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MACAULAY, THOMAS BABINGTON, LORD: Miscellaneous Writings.

Item No. 17698

London: Longman, 1865. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 395-pages, later half dark brown calf. Spine gilt ruled and lettered direct, marbled boards. Very good.

£15.00

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MACKENZIE, DONALD (1918-1993; Canadian born criminal turned crime writer): Twenty one of his novels, as under, all first editions in dust jackets, 12 of which signed and inscribed by the author, one being to the dedicatee.

Item No. 17352

Item No. 17352

Item No. 17352

Item No. 17352

Houghton Mifflin; Macmillan Doubleday & others (see under). Various years. Some dust jackets with edge wear, a few with tears, some top edges spotted or dusty but overall good. Mostly published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston, some by Macmillan in London, two by Doubleday and one by Elek, but all First Editions.

The collection comprises, not listed in any order, the following: Salute from a Dead Man 1966; Spreewald Collection 1975; Night Boat from Puerto Vedra 1970; Raven's Revenge 1982; Raven and the Ratcatcher 1977; Raven in Flight 1976; Raven Settles a Score 1978 (author's compliment slip paperclipped to endpaper with resultant rust mark); Raven and the Kamikaze, 1977; Nobody Here by that Name 1986; Cool Sleeps Balaban 1964 - signed & inscribed; Death is a Friend 1967 - signed & inscribed; The Genial Stranger 1962 - signed & inscribed; Raven's Longest Night 1983 - signed & inscribed; By Any Illegal Means 1990 - signed & inscribed; The Lonely Side of the River 1965 - signed & inscribed; Fugitives 1955 - signed & inscribed; Double Exposure 1962 - signed & inscribed; The Last of the Boatriders 1981 - signed & inscribed; Raven and the Paperhangers 1980 - signed & inscribed; Raven's Revenge 1982 - signed & inscribed; The Eyes of the Goat 1992 - inscribed to the dedicatees - Large part of lower panel of dust jacked lacking, spine canted. Very heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested.

£220.00

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

Item No. 16577

London : printed by J.R. for J. Hindmarsh and R. Sare, at the Golden Ball in Cornhil, and at Grays-Inn-Gate in Holborn 1694. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece "Mahmut the Turkish Spy". 12mo (6 x 3 1/2 inches), pages: [24]:357:[1, Books Written by Sir Roger L'Estramge, and Printed for J. Hindmarsh and R. Sare].

Contemporary full calf. Lacking backstrip, binding broken betwen pages 48 & 49. Frontispiece with some edge wear and browning, title dusty. Frontispiece with old inked notes to recto and glued in with paper on inner margin on recto. Rare.

£40.00

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MASEFIELD, JOHN: The Hawbucks.

Item No. 15707

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

£25.00

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

Item No. 12524

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

£55.00

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

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

£15.00

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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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MONTESQUIEU: Persian Letters. Translated by John Davidson.

Item No. 15513

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

£25.00

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MONTESQUIEU: Persian Letters. Translated by John Davidson.

Item No. 8645

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

£20.00

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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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MORIER, JAMES: Ayesha, the Maid of Kars. Bentley's Standard Novels, No. C.

Item No. 18140

London: Richard Bentley, 1846. Frontispiece. 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 418-pages. Original blindstamped purple cloth. Spine faded & with roll, nick to headband.

£25.00

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

Item No. 5885

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

£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: The Book of Days. Thoughts from his philosophy selected by John Wallis. Printed, with an introduction by Llewelyn Powys and twelve Etchings by Elizabeth Corsellis at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1937.

Item No. 17733

Item No. 17733

Item No. 17733

Item No. 17733

Item No. 17733

London: Golden Cockerell Press,1937. Number 285 of a limited edition of 300. 12 full-page etched plates. Title in red & black. Folio (13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches), pages: 86:(2), printed on Bachelor hand-made paper with a special watermark designed by the artist. Publisher's quarter green crushed morocco, grained cloth sides, top edge gilt, others uncut. The binding by Zaehnsdorf.

A few tiny spots of foxing on endpapers, cloth sides with a few insignificant minor marks, else an excellent crisp copy, overall very good.

£440.00

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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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POWYS, LLEWELYN: Apples be Ripe.

Item No. 17843

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1930 First edition. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 304-pages. Original black cloth lettered in red. Very good. Now in a clear plastic removable dust jacket.

£21.00

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POWYS, LLEWELWYN: A Baker's Dozen.

Item No. 17854

London: John Lane, 1941. First edition. Portrait. 8vo (8 x 5 3/4 inches), 125-pages. Original cloth. Very good in good very slightly edge worn dust jacket; old inscription on front free endpaper.

£12.00

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POWYS, LLEWELYN: Earth Memories. Introduction by Philip Larkin.

Item No. 17844

Bristol: Redcliffe, 1983. First edition thus. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 147-pages. Original cloth, very good in good but spine faded jacket.

£10.00

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

Item No. 9555b

Item No. 9555

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

£110.00

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

Item No.16632

Item No. 16632

London: John Russell Smith, 1856.

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

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

£35.00

Item No. 16632

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

Item No. 15557

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

£50.00

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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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RALLING, CHRISTOPHER: Soup Bones, an original screenplay. "What happens when a young white couple stumble upon a secret Aboriginal shrine, deep in the Australian outback .... ? "

Item No. 17550

Unpublished. n.d. Foolscap typescript. 144-pages, ringbound. Good.

£25.00

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REMARQUE, ERICH MARIA: Three Comrades.

Item No. 18220

London: Hutchinson, 1953. Reprint. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 448-pages. Original cloth in dust jacket which has some rubbing and edge chipping but quite presentable. Stamp of the Victory Bookshop Baghdad on front free endpaper.

£20.00

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

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

£30.00

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ROGERS, SAMUEL: Table-Talk. To which is added Porsoniana. Sixth Thousand.

New York: D. Appleton, 1856. Ex Dorset County Library with usual treaments. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), 346-pages. Contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine gilt extra and lettered direct, all edges marbled. Some rubbing to joints and corners but overall very good and attractive.

£18.00

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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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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: Consuelo.

Item No. 17737

London: Simms & M'Intyre, 1847. First English edition. Two volumes in one. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: 319:317:(1, adverts.) contemporary half green calf, marbled boards. Spine gilt ruled at raised bands and gilt lettered direct; some light rubbing, overall very good. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£32.00

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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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SANDRAZ, COURTILZ DE: Memoirs of Monsieur d'Artagnan, Captain-Lieutenant of the 1st Company of the King's Musketeers. Now for the first time translated into English by Ralph Nevill.

Item No. 18453

Item No. 18453

London: H. S. Nichols, c. 1925. Portrait. 8vo (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), pages xvi:508; 360; & 347, original blue cloth blocked in gilt, uncut. A few small brown marks on two of the backstrips else an excellent copy both internally & externally.

£45.00

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SASSOON, SIEGFRIED: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. With illustrations by Barnett Freedman.

Item No. 17337

London: Faber, 1931. First illustrated edition. 15 coloured plates, head & tail pieces, coloured pictorial endpapers. 8vo (9 x 6 1/4 inches), 311-pages. Original coloured pictorial cloth. Headbands bruised else very good.

£100.00

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

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

£18.00

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

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

£20.00

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SCOTT, SIR WALTER: The Waverley Novels. Copyright Edition Entire. Complete in 5 volumes.

Item No. 17320

Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1868. Frontispieces, title vignettes. Printed in double column. 5 volumes 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches). Contemporary half burgundy morocco, marbled boards, spines with gilt thistle motifs and double crimson lettering pieces; rubbing to marbling of boards.

Ink stamp of a London solicitors on titles and endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities, a slightly dark mark to upper compartment of the spine of Volume 3, one corner scuffed. Overall the binding in very good order and attractive on the shelf.

£150.00

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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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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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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: 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: The Plays. Edited and Annotated by Charles and Mary Cowden Clark. Illustrated by H.C. Selous.

Item No. 17981

London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, c. 1880. Three volumes. Plates & illustrations throughout. 4to (12 3/4 x 10 inhes), pages: 712, 596, & 775. Contemporary half green morocco; spines gilt and lettered direct. Edges of boards and corners scuffed, cloth to sides bubbling a little. Front free endpaper and fly of Volume 2 torn. However attractive on the shelf and internally very clean. Solidly bound.

Weight 9.5 kg. thus extra overseas postage will be requested.

£65.00

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

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

£25.00

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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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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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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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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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STERNE, LAURENCE: A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick. A new Edition, Embellished with Two Caricature Prints by Rowlandson.

Item No. 18543

Item No. 18543

Item No. 18543

London: Thomas Tegg, 1809. First edition thus. Two hand coloured plates. 12mo (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: xii(Memoirs of the Life and Family of Laurence Stern, A.M. written by himself):179:(1, publisher's advertisement). Contemporary half green calf, marbled boards, spine blocked in gilt on bands and within compartments, red lettering piece, all edges marbled, Corners a little scuffed, ink signature to the verso of the title showing through on the face otherwise a very nice copy. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£100.00

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STERNE, LAURENCE. Edited by Anne Bandry and Geoffrey Day: The Clockmaker's Outcry against the Author of the Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy.

Item No. 18028

Winchester College Printing Society, 1991. No. 35 of 100 copies on handmade paper. Dedicated to Kenneth Monkman on the occasion of his 80th birthday. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), pages: xvi:17-66, original cloth backed marbled boards - Excellent.

£55.00

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STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS: Essays of Travel. Fine-paper edition.

Item No. 17751

London: Chatto & Windus, 1912. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches), 230-pages. Contemporary half crimson calf, spine floral gilt in compartments and gilt lettered direct, top edge gilt; a little rubbed but ovrall very sound and attractive. The binding by Truslove & Hanson, Sloane St. London.

£15.00

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

Item No. 16653

Item No. 16653

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

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

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

Item No. 16653

Item No. 16653

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

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

£160.00

Item No. 16653

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

Item No. 5514

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

£25.00

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STURGIS, JULIAN: A Master of Fortune.

Item No. 12528

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

£25.00

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

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

£20.00

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

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

£20.00

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THOMSON, JAMES: The Works.

Item No. 7918

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

£125.00

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

Item No. 16681

Item No. 16681

Item No. 16681

Item No.16681

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

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

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

£650.00

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TROLLOPE, ANTHONY: Travelling Sketches

Item No. 16043

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

£48.00

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

Item No. 1706

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

£25.00

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UZANNE, OCTAVE: La Francaise du Siecle. Modes Moeurs Usages. illustrations a l'aquarelle de Albert Lynch ; gravees a l'eau-forte en couleurs par Eugene Gaujean.

Item No. 18001

Item No. 18001

Paris: A. Quantin, 1886. Coloured pictorial extra title, coloured plates with tissue guards, and coloured vignette chapter headings and pictorial initials throughout. 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches), pages: xvi:273. Original coloured pictorial wrappers, uncut. Backstrip browned and with 2 vertical creases, some foxing to prelims. Overall very good.

£65.00

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

Item No. 7978

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

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

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

£18.00

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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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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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WARNER, SYLVIA TOWNSEND: A Spirit Rises.

Item No. 17851

London: Chatto & Windus, 1962. First edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 210-pages. Original cloth; very good in dust jacket that lacks rear inner flap, some damage to rear panel otherwise good. Inscription and small brown mark on front free endpaper.

£15.00

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

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

£80.00

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WHELDON, JACQUELINE: Mrs Bratbe's August Picnic.

Item No. 18629

London: Victor Gollancz, 1966. First edition. 8vo (8 x 5 1/4 inches), 480-pages. Original cloth in dust jacket; the jacket with some marginal wear & with loss at head of spine resulting in a band of fading across the headband where jacket lacking. The binding otherwise very good and the jacket quite clean.

£14.00

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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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WODEHOUSE, P.G: Blandings Castle.

Item No. 17898

Item No. 17898

London: Herbert Jenkins, n.d. 3rd printing. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), original orange cloth, tiny black mark on fore-margin of upper cover else an excellent bright copy, the cloth still glazed, in a good although split edge worn dust jacket with loss at headband. Small partly inked out name and date (1949) on front free endpaper.

£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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YONGE, CHARLOTTE M: The Three Brides.

Item No. 4418

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

£45.00

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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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