ARABIAN NIGHTS. ; BURTON. Sir RICHARD. Translates.
THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights entertainments.
Privately printed by the Burton Club. circa 1900. 17 VOLUMES. Complete. LIMITED EDITION. Number 900 of 1000 sets. Finely bound in recent half dark green morocco. Spines with light green and red labels, gilt. Spine compartments decorated and ruled in gilt. Green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. A lovely... Item #5505
TRAVELS IN AMERICA. Performed in the year 1806,for the purpose of exploring the Rivers Alleghany, Monongahela, Ohio, and Mississippi and ascertaining the produce and condition of their banks and vicinity.
Richard Phillips. London. 1809. FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION. A reprint of the 1806 three decker. Pagination erratic, as usual with this printing, but complete (Ee4 and whole of Ff gathering are miss-numbered) and in correct order. Some light foxing to a few pages but overall a very good copy in... Item #5526
THE COMPLETE NOVELS. Sense and Sensibility/Pride and Prejudice/Mansfield Park/Emma/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion. With an introduction by J. C. Squire.
Heinemann. Ltd. London. 1928. FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION. Octavo. xviii,1421pp. Small stain to the very top of the first few leaves otherwise a clean copy which has been finely bound in recent full tan Morocco. Spine with five raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt. Burgundy title label, gilt. Single gilt... Item #9613
BLACKMORE. R. D.; Brock. Charles E. & Brittain. Charles E. Illustrate
Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. London.,1920. Fourth edition of this, the Illustrated Dulverton Edition, the 29th edition overall. Large 8vo. (9 x 6.7 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 Exmoor and... Item #7509
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
BROOKE. RUPERT.; .
Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. London.,1933. Third impression of this edition, originally published in October 1932. 8vo. Portrait frontis. A fine copy in a fine contemporary leather binding by Riviere & Son. Full dark green calf. Spine with raised bands, each decorated with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled and fully decorated... Item #7315
CAMERON. D. Y. Rinder. Frank. Describes.
AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF HIS ETCHED WORK. With introductory essay & descriptive notes on each plate by Frank Rinder.
James Maclehose and Sons. Glasgow. 1912. LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (10.6 x 8 inches). One of 200 copies, from a total edition of 700 for England and America, on hand made paper and with the plates printed as proofs on Japanese Vellum. Each of these 200 special copies has an original... Item #8270
CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates.
MacMillan and Co. London. 1898. REPRINT EDITION, (Eighty seventh thousand). Octavo. (7.5 x 5.1 inches). Forty two beautiful line illustrations by John Tenniel. Bound in a Full Leather presentation Binding, to Lady Margaret Villiers, Countess of Jersey, with Hatchards of Piccadilly's stamp to the front free endpaper, in full white... Item #9844
CARROLL. LEWIS.; ( Dodgson. Charles L ).
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF LEWIS CARROLL. With an introduction by Alexander Woollcott and the illustrations by John Tenniel.
Nonesuch Library. London.,1939. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.1 inches). 1165pp. Finely bound in recent full red morocco,spine with five raised bands. Spine compartments ruled and decorated with gilt stamped Mad Hatter, Dormouse, and Playing card devices. Single gilt ruled border to boards. All edges gilt. A fine copy.:. Item #7280
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES. Volume I: The Birth of Britain. Volume II: The New World. Volume III: The Age of Revolution. Volume IV: The Great Democracies.
Cassell and Company Ltd. London. 1956-58. FIRST EDITIONS. Four Volumes. Complete. 8vo. (9.8 x 6.4 inches). Finely bound in recent full red morocco. Spines with raised bands, the compartments ruled lettered and decorated with Rampant lion device, all in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. A.... Item #9859
George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd.London.,1933-38. FIRST EDITIONS.FOUR VOLUMES.Each volume with maps,plans,facsimiles and portraits.Volume one has a small stain along the very edge of the page for the first 286pp of the book,at its worst marking in about 2 milimetres onto the page,otherwise very good bright,fresh set.Original publishers burgundy cloth with gilt... Item #3669
CLARKE. JOHN COOPER. ; Maguire. Steve. Illustrates.
Arena. Published by Arrow books. London. 1983. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5 inches). Paperback. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by Steve Maguire. A very good copy with some minor rubbing to the edges but generally bright and tight. ---- With; A folder containing five A4 typescript and... Item #8195
CONRAD. JOSEPH.; .
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London.,1913. Spurrious First edition. Actually the fourth impression with a cancel title page, stating " First Published 1913" on verso, on the title page stub. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). 8 page publishers advert dated Autumn 1913 at the rear. Light foxing throughout the pages otherwise... Item #7563
CONRAD. JOSEPH.; .
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London.,1913. Spurrious First edition. Actually the fourth impression with a cancel title page, stating " First Published 1913" on verso, on the title page stub. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.3 inches). 8 page publishers advert dated Autumn 1913. A very good copy in publishers green cloth binding... Item #7408
THE ENGLISH PHYSICIAN. Enlarged with Three Hundred, Sixty Nine Medicines, made of English Herbs that were not in any Impression until This. Being an Astrologo-Physical Discourse of the Vulgar Herbs of this Nation; containing a compleat Method of Physick, whereby a Man may preserve his Body in Health; or Cure himself, being Sick, for Three-Pence Charge, with such Things only as grow in England, they being most fit for English Bodies.
Printed for S. Ballard, R. Ware, S. Birt, C. Hitch .....etc London. 1741. Reprint. Twelvemo. (6.5 x 4.2 inches). xii, 396pp. Some minor spotting to many leaves but generally a very good copy in a recent leather binding of period-style half tan calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments ruled... Item #9554
DICKENS. CHARLES.; Browne. H. K. Illustrates.
Bradbury and Evans. London,1848. FIRST EDITION, Bound from the parts.8vo. Extra illustrated with the two sets, of 4 and 8,seperately published engravings by Hablot K. Browne, featuring portraits of Edith, Little Paul, Florence and Alice. The second series shows full length portraits of the other leading characters, Dombey, Miss Tox... Item #6511
Museum of Modern Art. New York. 1938. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 8 inches). One of only 5000 copies printed. 1315 of these were reserved for members of the MoMA. A very good copy in publishers black cloth with white paper label. Original dustwrapper with some loss to the top... Item #9476
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
GUINGAND.Sir FRANCIS DE.; .
Hodder & Stoughton.London.,1953. REPRINT.INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR.--To my very dear friends Charlie and Jane,with fondest love from Freddie.--A very good copy in slightly chipped dustwrapper.The book is protected in a red cloth chemise housed in a red morocco spined slip case,made by James Macdonald Co.New York.Spine with raised bands,ruled in blind.Lettered... Item #5645
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
HUNT. JOHN.; .
Hodder & Stoughton. London.,1953. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Signed by Hunt, dated 1960, on the title page. Illustrated with 48 mono and colour photos, plus several line drawings. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Very good copy in very good colour dustwrapper, designed by W. Heaton Cooper. There is some... Item #8063
KEMPIS. THOMAS, A. ------ FLINT. WILLIAM RUSSELL, Illustrates.
OF THE IMITATION OF CHRIST. Translated out of Latin by Richard Whytford and re-edited into modern English with an historical introduction by Wilfrid Raynal. Illustrations and designs by W. Russell Flint.
Chatto and Windus, London. 1908. FIRST RUSSELL FLINT EDITION . 8vo. (9 x 6.5 inches). Complete with twelve mounted colour plates, each with a printed tissue guard. The front pastedown endpaper has an attractive previous owner's bookplate. Internally a fine bright copy in near fine full dark blue morocco leather... Item #9857
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
MACDONALD. GEORGE.; Inscribes to Charles Kingsley.
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.London.,1855. FIRST EDITION, THE AUTHORS SCARCE FIRST BOOK. 8vo. Presentation copy from MacDonald to Rev. Charles Kingsley. Inscribed on the title page "The Reverend Charles Kingsley, with much honour from George Macdonald". Original publishers brown morocco-grain cloth, the spine lettered in gilt, boards with thick-and-thin border... Item #6740
MAUGHAM. W. SOMERSET.
William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1935. FIRST EDITION. 8vo.(8.2 x 6.3 inches). Neat previous owners name, dated vi, 35, on the front free endpaper otherwise this is a near fine copy in the original black cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt to the spine. The front board with the Author's symbol... Item #8546