AUSTEN. JANE. ; Thomson. Hugh. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London. 1902. EARLY HUGH THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.2 inches). 40 full page line illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Publishers original salmon cloth with decorative floral design to front board and spine in brown, lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. Some minor offsetting to blank endpapers but... Item #9471
John Murray.London.,1958. FIRST EDITION.Fine copy in recent binding of half plum morocco,raised bands,gilt.Purple cloth on boards.Top edge gilt.Lovely copy of this fantastic collection.:. Item #6872
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
BROWNE. GORDON. Illustrates. ; DARTON. F. J. HARVEY.
Wells Gardner, Darton and Co Ltd. London. 1907. FIRST EDITION. Square 8vo. Illustrated with decorative title page and 28 illustrations by Browne, all in colour. Fine copy in publishers pink cloth boards with brown and orange lettering and decoration to front board. Rear board with publishers logo in brown. Spine... Item #3365
Macmillan and Co. London. 1872. EARLY EDITION. (Twenty-fifth thousand). 8vo. (7.4 x 5.3 inches). Illustrated with fifty line illustrations by John Tenniel. Previous owners neat 3 line name and date (Juy 1872) on the half title page. A Very good clean copy in recent binding of full red Morocco leather... Item #9617
CHARLES. H. R. H. PRINCE OF WALES.; CASSON. Sir HUGH. Illustrates.
Hamish Hamilton. London.,1980. Early reprint, the same year as the first edition. Large oblong 8vo. (10.3 x 8.2 inches). Finely bound, for the publishers, in full dark blue morocco. The spine is lettered in gilt. Large gilt Fleur-de-Lys to the centre f the front board. Both boards with gilt ruled... Item #7661
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. (9.7 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 #8258
(COCHRANE). THOMAS. TENTH EARL OF DUNDONALD.
Richard Bentley. London. 1860/61. SECOND EDITION. 2 Volumes. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Illustrated with four charts (3 folding) in volume 2, complete. A bright and clean set in the publishers decorative original Navy Blue cloth bindings. Boards with elaborate blind-stamed designs. Spines decorated in blind and ruled & lettered... Item #8527
CRUIKSHANK. GEORGE. Illustrates.; Anon, (E. Berens).
CHRISTMAS STORIES. Containing John Wildgoose the Poacher, The Smuggler. and Good-Nature, or Parish matters.
Printed by W. Baxter, Oxford, for J. Parker and F. C. & J. Rivington. London.,1823. FIRST EDITION. 12mo. (6.8 4.3 inches). 3 Illustrations by George Cruikshank. A fine clean copy in early twentieth century binding by Riviere. Full tan morocco with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled... Item #7692
Colourtone Pty Limited for Ayers and James. Sydney, Australia. No Date. Circa 1941. FIRST EDITION. Folio. (14.6 x 9.5 inches). An obscure Disney title which features 4 pages of colour cut outs to make a play set, featuring scenes from the Disney animated film. A fine copy with the cut... Item #9252
Collins. London. 1938. FIRST EDITION. 4to.(11.8 x 9.6 inches). Beautifully illustrated with 12 full colour plates, each mounted onto thick brown paper and each with a printed tissue paper guard. The plates show all the major characters in fully finished state including The Queen, The Witch, Snow White and, of... Item #9404
ELIOT. T. S.
Printed and published by L. & V. Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Hogarth House, Richmond. 1919. FIRST EDITION. First state text with the 2 missprints on page 13. These were corrected in later copies. 8vo. (9.2 x 6.1 inches). -- An Eliot family copy with the ownership signature of Eliot's... Item #7980
Basil Blackwell/The Shakespeare Head Press. Oxford. 1926. LIMITED EDITION. TEN VOLUMES. 8vo. One of 1030 sets printed, of which 1000 are for sale. Fine clean books which have been finely bound in recent half red morocco, spines with raised bands, the compartments lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edges gilt... Item #1581
Heinemann.London.,1977. FIRST EDITION.3 large 8vo volumes.Publishers red cloth with gilt lettering to spines.Fine bright copies in original dustwrappers which have sun fading to the lettering on the spines,as often found with these volumes,making the lettering barely readable.:. Item #5749
T.Fisher Unwin.London.,1913. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION.Large 8vo.(8.4 x 6.7 inches).Illustrated with 25 mono plates reproducing works by Picasso,Derain(Miss-spelt Derian),Leger,Duchamp,Gris and others.Single leaf advertisement at the end,for the Galerie Clovis Sagot,Paris,advertising "Oeuvres de Fauves at Cubistes".Publishers cloth with gilt lettering to the front board and spine.The gilt very bright and sharp.One small... Item #6927
Wallishauffer,Wien.,1833. FIRST EDITION.Gatherings unopened.Some pages a bit browned but overall very good in original publishers printed wraps,small stamps to covers.Some light creasing to wraps but still a very good copy of this fragile item.Housed in cloth folder with the bookplate of Hans Brukner (dated 1906).:. Item #2068
Harper & Brothers. New York. 1960. FIRST U. S EDITION. 1st issue with "Harper" stamped onto the spine of the book and with page 5 numbered. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.7 inches). A truly fine copy in publishers purple cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. In the original dustwrapper which... Item #8860
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
KING JAMES BIBLE. The Standard Edition.
THE HOLY BIBLE. Containing the Old and New testaments: Newly translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in Churches.
Cambridge: Printed By Joseph Bentham, Printer to the University; Sold By Benjamin Dod, Bookseller, at the Bible and Key in Ave-Mary Lane, near St. Paul's, London. 1762 1762. FIRST ROYAL QUARTO EDITION. Two volumes bound into three with separate title page for the New Testament. The Apocrypha bound after the... Item #8220
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
The Arthur Press. London. 1930. FIRST EDITION. LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo. (10 x 8 inches). One of 750 numbered copies signed by Lewis. The Main Title page and each chapter semi title leaf illustrated with designs by Lewis. Original beige buckram binding with green lettering to the spine. In the... Item #9295
MALORY. Sir THOMAS.; .
Macmillan and Co. Limited. London.,1900. TWO VOLUMES. 8vo. Using the text of the Caxton edition. Very good bright copies in attractive early twentieth century bindings by Kelly & Sons. Half brown morocco, spines with raised bands, each decorated with gilt dots. Compartments double ruled and lettered in gilt. Beige cloth... Item #7566
MILNE. A. A. ; SHEPARD. E. H. Illustrates.
Methuen & Co.Ltd.London. 1927. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. (7.6 x 5.1 inches). Beautifully illustrated throughout with Shepard's wonderful line drawings. A very fresh tight copy in publishers original burgundy cloth binding with gilt stamped illustration showing Christopher Robin playing with a toy train on front board, within a gilt ruled border... Item #9559
Printed for B. Long, and T. Pridden. London. 1773. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. (6 x 3.8 inches). Attractively bound in contemporary full tan calf with gilt ruling,volume numbers, and lettering labels to spines. The gilt on the labels has dulled. Some rubbing to edges and chipping to the spines but overall... Item #8492
MILTON. JOHN. -- Hayman. Francis. Illustrates.
THE POETICAL WORKS. With notes of various authors, By Thomas Newton, D. D. Paradise Lost. A poem in twelve books. Fifth edition. + Paradise Regained. Samson Agonistes. Poems upon several occasions. Psalms, etc.
J and R. Tonson. London. 1761. NEW EDITION. Three 4to volumes. (11.9 x 9.6 inches). Vol.1. lxxix, xxii,491pp; - Vol.2. 460pp, 116pp indexes; - Vol.3. 690pp, iipp index. (2 of the last 2 leaves, 4T & 4Ti have been bound in. One in the correct place at the end of... Item #9053