THE SEATS OF THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WALES. In a collection of views, engraved by W. Angus. From pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists. With descriptions of each view.
Published by W. Angus. Gwynne's Buildings, Islington. Dated 1787, but actually 1815. Oblong 4to. (12 x 9.4 inches). A nice wide margined copy with all edges untrimmed. Illustrated with engraved title & 63 engraved views, each with a descriptive leaf of letterpress opposite. Originally issued in 1787 with just 48... Item #9508
ANON.; Whitehead. Charles.
LIVES AND EXPLOITS OF THE MOST NOTED HIGHWAYMEN. Robbers and Murderers, of all Nations, drawn from the most authentic sources and brought down to the present time. With numerous engravings.
Silas Andrus & Son. Hartford. Connecticut. ND.,circa 1840. EARLY REPRINT of original 1836 edition. 8vo. (7.7 x 4.9 inches). Vignette to title page and six wood engraved plates. The plates are unsigned. Endpapers foxed but text pages clean and bright. A very good copy in near fine original publishers dark... Item #7846
THE NOVELS. Five Volumes. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey & Persuasion. The text based on Collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes, Indexes and Illustrations from contemporary sources.
Oxford, at the Clarendon Press. 1926-33. FIVE VOLUMES. 8vo.(8.2 x 5.7 inches). A mixed set of second and third editions. Illustrated throughout with 49 mono plates, including plans of Georgian London and Bath. Finely bound in recent full dark green morocco, the spines with raised bands, red title labels, gilt... Item #5771
THE WORKS. The Adelphi edition. With an introduction by Frank Swinnerton. - Pride and Prejudice, - Sense and Sensibility, - Northanger Abbey, - Mansfield Park, - Emma, - Persuasion, - Lady Susan & The Watsons.
W. Hefer and Sons limited. Cambridge, England. circa 1930`s. SEVEN VOLUMES, Complete. Octavo. (7.1 x 5.3 inches). Finely bound in recent half dark blue morocco leather, spines with raised bands, ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Red title labels, gilt. Blue cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. A lovely and... Item #5449
AUSTEN. JANE.; Thomson. Hugh. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London.,1897. FIRST THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated with 40 fine line engravings. Finely bound in recent full tan morocco, single gilt ruled border on boards. Spine with five raised bands, the compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Red title label, gilt. All edges gilt... Item #8099
T. Bewick, and Son. Newcastle Upon Tyne. ; Longman and Co. London ; and Wilson and Sons, York. 1824. Eighth edition. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 inches). Illustrated throughout with wood engravings by Bewick. A couple of small ink spots to the fore edge of a few pages, otherwise this is... Item #9319
BLACKMORE. R. D. ; Brock. Charles E. & Brittain. Charles E. Illustrate
Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. London. Circa 1920. New printing of this, the Illustrated Dulverton Edition, the 21st edition overall. Large 8vo. (9.4 x 7.2 inches).16 colour plates, each with a printed tissue paper guard, by Charles Brock (4 scenes from the story), and Charles Brittain (12 views of... Item #8992
BOWLEY. ARTHUR. L.; Professor of Statistics at the University of London.
P. S. King & Staples. Ltd. London. ND.,1937. Sixth (Fourth) Edition. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.9 inches). Definitive edition. The original edition was first published in 1901, and is based on lectures delivered at the London School of Economics in the five years after it was founded in 1895. This edition... Item #7929
BREWER. E. COBHAM. Rev.; .
DICTIONARY OF PHRASE AND FABLE. Giving the derivation, source, or origin of common phrases, allusions, and words that have a tale to tell. --- To which is added, A Concise Bibliography of English Literature.
Cassell and Company, Limited. London.,1907. TWO VOLUMES. Reprint. 113th Thousand. Originally published in 1870 and revised by Brewer in 1896. A bright and clean set in fine early leather bindings by Bickers and Son of London. Half brown calf. Spines with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled... Item #7806
Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1851. FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes. 8vo. (7.2 x 4.4 inches). iii-viii,312; ii,292; ii,313pp. Bound without half titles. Last leaf of volume 3 laid down, otherwise a generally clean, bright set bound in recent half tan calf. Spines with raised bands, red titles labels, gilt. The... Item #7546
CERVANTES. SAAVEDRA.MIGUEL DE.; Lalauze. A. Illustrates.
THE HISTORY OF THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN DON QUIXOTE OF LA MANCHA. Translated from the Spanish by P. A. Motteux.
John Grant. Edinburgh.,1902. FOUR VOLUMES. Large 8vo. (9.1 x 6.1 inches). Illustrated with 37 fine engraved plates by Lalauze, including his portrait of Cervantes. A fine clean set in fine leather bindings by Bayntun of Bath. Early twentieth century half tan calf. Raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double... Item #7832
CLARKE. JOHN COOPER.
Omnibus press. London. 1979. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Paperback. 48pp. (10 x 7 inches). Inscribed by Clarke on the inside front cover " To Laura from John Cooer Clarke X X X" . Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs by Kevin Cummins, Tom Sheehan and Paul Slattery. A very good... Item #8198
COMBE. WILLIAM.; ROWLANDSON. Thomas. Illustrates.
THE THREE TOURS OF DOCTOR SYNTAX. In Search of the Picturesque......In Search of Consolation.......In Search of a Wife.
Nattali and Bond. London. No Date.,Circa 1850. THREE VOLUMES. Tall 8vo (10.2 x 6.6 inches). Text and plates taken from the Ninth edition. Complete set of this famous trilogy, with 80 fine hand-coloured, full page, aquatint plates, the colouring still strong and bright, by Thomas Rowlandson. Some minor spots of... Item #7383
DU MARSAIS,CESAR.C.; .
Chez Les Freres Kramer.Geneve.,1757. FIRST EDITION.Three volumes in one,each with half title and title page.viii,144.-iv,192.-iv,176.-36pp of Additions et corrections,Table des Matieres & Fautes a Corriger.Last 8 leaves affected by staining to the top of pages otherwise a very good clean copy in contemporary full calf boards with new calf spine,to... Item #4333
ELLIS. The Hon. CHARLOTTE.
THE TRUE AND ROMANTIC HISTORY OF WILLIAM PIGG, ESQUIRE. M. P. FOR HAM(P)SHIRE. Or life's burlesque in black and white, by the Hon. Charlotte Ellis. The poetical accompaniment by the Rev. H. A. Martin, M.A.
Kerby aand Endean. London. 1879. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10 x 7.7 inches). 80pp. Frontis and 27 full page illustrations, all within decorative border, by Catherine Ellis. A clean fresh copy. Publishers dark blue cloth with gilt and black lettering and full illustration to the front board. Spine lettered in gilt... Item #8645
John Camden Hotten & George Routledge and Sons.London.,1869 & 73. FIRST EDITIONS.Two volumes.The first volume was first published by Hotten,as here,before being transfered to Routledge.Both volumes illustrated throughout the text by the author.Finely bound in contemporary half black calf.Spines with raised bands,red title labels,gilt.Compartments decorated in gilt.Black pebble grain cloth... Item #6028
Aperture Foundation.New York.,1986. FIRST EDITION.4to.Fine copy in dustwrapper.Lovely copy of the book form of Goldin's multi media work.:. Item #5643
GOLDSMITH. OLIVER. ; THOMSON. HUGH. Illustrates.
Macmillan & Co. London. 1891. Reprint of the first Hugh Thomson edition, originally published in 1890. 8vo. (7.1 x 4.9 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with 182 engravings by Hugh Thomson. Lovely clean copy in fine mid twentieth century binding by Bayntun of Bath. Full red calf. Spine with five raised... Item #7700
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. London. 1928. FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo. (6.4 x 4.5 inches). Inscribed by Graves " Damn & Blast said Lars Porsena! Robert Graves. 1957" on the front free endpaper. A very good copy in publishers plum cloth with white paper labels, printed in black... Item #8426
HALL. CAPTAIN BASIL.
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF COREA, AND THE GREAT LOO-CHOO ISLAND. With an appendix, containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notices. --- And a Vocabulary of the Loo-Choo language by H. J. Clifford, Esq.
John Murray. London. 1818. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.9 x 8.9 inches). xvi, 222, 130, 72pp of vocabulary and sentences etc. Illustrated with 5 maps and charts (2 folding), 8 hand-coloured aquatints, 1 aquatint (uncoloured), and 1 engraved plate. Small worm holes to the bottom corner of the margin of the... Item #9612
THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR. Or universal Family Cook.Being a full and clear display of the Art of Cookery in all its branches....To which is added,The Complete Art of Carving,Illustrated with engravings.
J.Stratford.London.,1807. FOURTEENTH EDITION,corrected,revised and considerably improved by Jacob Christopher Schnebbelie.12 copper engravings,including two fold outs that are a bit rubbed and creased but complete.Pages generally clean and free from marks.Contemporary tree calf boards with new tan calf spine,raised bands,red title label,gilt.Overall a very good copy of this famous work.:... Item #5487
THE WORKS. Including; Les Miserables, Toilers of the Sea, Notre Dame de Paris and the dramas, plus a Life of Hugo by F. T. Marzials.
The Nottingham Society. New York. Philadelphia. Chicago. circa 1907. EDITION DE LUXE. TEN VOLUMES, Complete. 8vo (8.4 x 5.7 inches). The books are undated but the British Library gives a possible publication date of 1907 for their set. Illustrated throughout with mono plates by C. De Lort. Fine, clean books... Item #8743
JOHNSON. HUGH.; .
Mitchell Beazley. London.,1977. ENLARGED AND REVISED EDITION. Based on the original work first published in 1971. 4to. (11.7 x 9.1 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with hundreds of colour photo's, maps and drawings. A fine copy in a fine leather binding, bound for Asprey & Co, of half green morocco. Spine... Item #7974
Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1910. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.1 x 5.6 inches). Four full page mono plates by Frank Craig. Fine leather binding of recent full red morocco, the spine with raised bands, ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A.... Item #8681
LEE. LAURIE.; Ward. John. Illustrates.
The Hogarth Press. London.,1959. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.4 inches). Frontispiece and line drawings throughout by John Ward. A fine copy in recent binding of full green morocco. Spine with raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A lovely, fine copy of this classic account of... Item #7056