AESOP. ; L'ESTRANGE, SIR ROGER.
Printed for R. Sare, T. Sawbridge, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A.&J. Churchill, and J. Hindmarsh. London. 1692. FIRST L'ESTRANGE EDITION. Tall Quarto. (13 x 8.5 inches). Erratic pagination, but the text is complete. --- Portrait frontis of L'estrange, by Roger White after Geoffrey Kneller, Title page, viii (Preface), viii (Alphabetical... Item #9620
Anon.; Gumuchian copy.
Frederick Warne and Co.London.,circa 1860. FIRST EDITION.16mo.(11.8 x 7.5 cms).Colour frontispiece,printed in the Kronheim style.Previous owners book label to front pastedown endpaper.Beautiful,fine copy in original decorative blindstamped green cloth with gilt stamped title within a decorative centre-piece to front board.Housed in a chemise and burgundy morocco spined slip case with... Item #4557
AUSTEN. JANE. ; Brock. Charles E. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London. 1898. EARLY BROCK EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with 40 full page line drawings. Publishers original burgundy cloth with decorative blind stamped floral design to both boards, the front board lettered and ruled in gilt. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. A very good... Item #9838
AUSTEN. JANE.; Thomson. Hugh. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London.,1898. REPRINT OF THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.2 inches). Originally published in 1897. 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, lettered and decorated in gilt. Red... Item #8177
BELLOC. HILLAIRE.; Blackwood. Basil. Illustrates.
Eveliegh Nash. London. (No date). 1907. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.6 x 8.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with 86 line drawings by Blackwood. Small, light damp-stain to the very bottom outer corner (about 0.2 inch into the page at its worst) of the pages in the first half of the book... Item #8291
John Lehmann.London.,1950. FIRST EDITION.A collection of twelve short stories.A fine copy in the original full colour dustwrapper designed by Keith Vaughan.Clean bright and as fresh as a daisy.The best copy i have ever seen.:. Item #3538
VECTIS SCENERY. (Isle of Wight). Being a series of original and select views, exhibiting the picturesque beauties, local peculiarities, and places of particular interest in The Isle of Wight, drawn from nature and Engraved by George Brannon, many years resident in Newport. To which are prefixed, a copious topographical description and the general tours of the Island, embracing every information in the least degree useful to Strangers. -- New edition, corrected up to the year 1825.
Published by the Engraver, Kingsland, Southampton. 1825. New Edition. Oblong quarto. (12 x 9.5 inches). Finely illustrated with a full page map and 26 full page engraved views, each with a tissue guard and 42 pages of text. Complete. A very good copy in contemporary boards with marbled paper and... Item #9555
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA. MIGUEL DE. Antonio Carnicero, Joseph Castillo, Bernardo Barranco, Joseph Brunete, Geronimo Gil, and Gregorio Ferro, Illustrate.
EL INGENIOSO HIGALDO DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA. Nueva Edicion Corregida por La Real Academia Espanola.
Joaquin Ibarra. Madrid. 1780. FIRST IBARRA EDITION. 4 volumes. 4to. (12 x 8.5 inches). Engraved portrait, 4 extra engraved titles, 31 engraved full page plates by Carnicero, Castillo, Barranco, Brunete, Gil, and Ferro, engraved head and tailpieces, ornamental initials plus the first publication of the first map depicting the route... Item #8261
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
CUMMINGS. E. E.
Jonathan Cape. London. 1928. FIRST U. K. EDITION. 8vo. (8.3 x 5.6 inches). Some foxing to the half title page otherwise a bright, clean copy. Finely bound in recent full red morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt. Compartments with gilt lettering and decorative centre pieces. Single ruled gilt ruled... Item #8958
GOBLE. WARWICK. Illustrates.; BASILE. GIAMBATTISTA.
Macmillan & Co, Limited. London.,1911. Edition deluxe, limited to 150 copies. 4to (11.5 x 9.1 inches). Illustrated with 32 full colour plates mounted on brown thick paper, each with a printed tissue guard. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Fine Two-Tone blue leather binding of recent full mid blue morocco... Item #8108
HAGGARD. H. RIDER.; .
Longmans, Green and Co. London.,1888. FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.3 inches). All three volumes are generally clean and tidy throughout but have been re-cased into their original publishers bindings and new blank endpapers have been added. Original red cloth with black lettering to the fonr boards and... Item #8113
HARRIS. JOEL CHANDLER.; Frost. A. B. Illustrates.
UNCLE REMUS. His songs and his sayings. New and Revised Edition with one hundred and twelve illustrations by A. B. Frost.
New York: D. Appleton and Company. New York.,1895, 1895. LARGE PAPER, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (9.2 x 6.5 inches). One of only 250 numbered copies, signed by the Author. Frontis and ten full page plates, each printed onto fine tissue paper and mounted onto the page within a printed border... Item #8160
HEMINGWAY. ERNEST.; .
Charles Scribner's Sons. New York.,1938. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. First printing with the publishers "A" on copyright page. Neat previous owners inscription on the front blank endpaper, otherwise a fine copy of the book in a near fine original dustwrapper with some creasing and one short closed tear, without loss, to... Item #7971
Charles Scribner`s Sons.New York.,1950. FIRST U.S. EDITION.8vo.With Scribner logo and letter A on verso of title page.Fine,bright copy bound in recent full dark green morocco,raised bands,gilt.Single gilt ruled border on boards.Top edge gilt.Lovely copy.:. Item #6416
Sceptre Press, Frensham, Surrey. 1970. LIMITED EDITION. (7.9 X 5.2 inches). 12pp. One of 26 copies, lettered and signed by Ted Hughes, from a total edition of just 100 copies (the other 74 numbered but unsigned). A small crease to the bottom corner of the the printed white wraps otherwise... Item #8864
Shakespeare and Company. Paris. 1927. FIRST EDITION. 16mo. (4.9 x 3.8 inches). Errata slip still present. Original light green paper covered boards, lettered in green. Boards are a little toned but still this is an excellent copy without any chipping to the fragile spine as found on so many copies. Item #9172
Shakespeare and Company. Paris. 1922. FIRST EDITION. Number 811 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies and one of 750 copies printed on handmade paper. There were 100 signed copies on thicker Dutch handmade paper numbered 1–100 and 150 large paper copies on vergé d'Arches numbered 101–250 in addition to... Item #9143
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. New York. No date. circa 1936. Reprint. Large 8vo (8 x 6.2 inches). Colour frontis and dozens of mono illustrations, some full page, throughout. A bright and clean copy in mid twentieth century fine leather binding of half dark blue morocco. Spine with five raised... Item #9585
LANGLEY. BATTY. ; LANGLEY. THOMAS.
THE BUILDER'S JEWEL. Or the Youth's instructor, and Workman's remembrancer. Explaining short and easy rules, made familiar to the meanest capacity, for drawing and working.....etc.
R. Ware. London. 1741. FIRST EDITION. 16mo, in 4s.(5.7 x 4.7 inches). Engraved frontispiece, dated using the Masonic Calendar-AL(Anno Lucis)5741. 24pp. 99 engraved plates, each numbered. Complete. -- 1 plate with small amount of loss to the bottom corner, not affecting the printed part of the page. The text and... Item #6801
LAWRENCE. T. E .
Jonathan Cape. London.,1935. FIRST TRADE EDITION. 4to. Illustrated throughout with portraits, maps, plans and line drawings. Finely bound in recent full tan morocco, raised bands, gilt. Red title label, gilt. Single gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy.:. Item #3343
Cadell and Davies. London. 1803. FIRST EDITION. Folio. (18.7 x 11.6 inches). Extra- Illustrated. Contains the 110 plates (11 of these finely hand coloured) called for plus another 8 aquatint views. A very good copy in contemporary boards with black calf corners and covered in marbled paper. Re-spined with matching... Item #9556
THE FLORENTINE HISTORIE. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, Citizen and Secretarie of Florence. And translated into English by T. B. [Thomas Bedingfield] Esquire.
Printed by T. C. [Thomas Creede] for W. P. [William Ponsonby]. London. 1595. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Folio. (11.1 x 7.5 inches). x11,222pp. Lacking last, blank, leaf. Decorated with woodcut engraved ornamental title page and engraved head and tailpieces. Tiny (3mm deep) chip to the fore edge of the title page... Item #8624
NOEL. E. B. ; CLARK. J. O. M.
Oxford University Press. Humphrey Milford. London. 1924. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. Large 8vo. (11.3 x 7.9 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with 160 illustrations,many full page and including a colour frontispiece in volume one. Publishers dark blue cloth with triple blind ruled borders on boards. Gilt lettering to both spines. The... Item #9739
PENNELL.E.R & J.; .
William Heinemann.London.,1909. TWO VOLUMES.Large 8vo.Third impression.Originally published 1908.Fully illustrated throughout.Very good copies in very good plain brown dustwrappers,lettered in black.Rare in wrappers.:. Item #3072