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
Richard Bentley. London. 1855. FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes. 8vo. (7.2 x 4.5 inches). iv,308; ii,332; ii,356pp. Bound without half titles. A bright and fresh set bound in recent half tan calf. Spines with raised bands, red titles labels, gilt. The compartments lettered, decorated and ruled in gilt. Marbled paper on... Item #7549
New Directions. Norfolk, Connecticut. 1942. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 6.1 inches). One of only 2000 copies printed. Fine in publishers pale blue boards with black lettering to the front. In the original pale blue dustwrapper with price ($1.00) still intact to inner front flap. Just a hint of fading... Item #8916
John Murray. London. 1960. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.1 x 6.8 inches). Illustrated with line drawings by Michael Tree. Finely bound in recent full dark green morocco. Five raised bands on spine. Compartments with ruled and dot lines and decorated with gilt bell and floral devices. Red title label, dotted... Item #9681
BRANGWYN. FRANK. Illustrates.; .
T. N. Foulis. London & Edinburgh.,1919. LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (10.2 x 7.6 inches). Delux edition, printed on hand made paper, limited to only 350 copies. Illustrated with decorative title page, text borders and and 15 fine full colour tipped-in plates by Brangwyn, each with a printed title page and a.... Item #7962
Philip Lee Warner, Publishers to the Medici Society, Ltd.London. 1919. LIMITED EDITION. 4to. One of 1000 copies printed in the Riccardi fount on handmade Riccardi paper. This copy 767. Frontis portrait and engraved title page cut on wood by Gwen Raverat. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Fine leather binding... Item #4154
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
BURGESS. ANTHONY. Writing as Joseph Kell.
Heinemann. London. 1963. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages and the closed fore-edge otherwise a clean copy throughout. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. In the original dustwrapper, designed by Derrick Holmes, which has some minor rubbing to the extremities... Item #9038
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 inches). 1165pp. Finely bound in mid twentieth century half red calf. Spine with five raised bands, each decorated with gilt floral line design. Navy blue morocco label, ruled and lettered in gilt. Spine compartments ruled and with decorative borders surrounding... Item #9495
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA. MIGUEL DE. (Lockhart. J. G. Edits).
THE HISTORY OF THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN, DON QUIXOTE OF LA MANCHA. Translated from the Spanish by Motteux. New edition with copious notes; and an essay of the life and writings of Cervantes (by Lockhart).
Edinburgh. Printed for Hurst, Robinson, and Co. London, and Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh. 1822. FIRST LOCKHART EDITION. Five volumes. 8vo. (7.6 X 4.7 inches). A fine, bright and clean set throughout. Finely bound in attractive early nineteenth century full dark blue morocco bindings. Spines with five raised bands, each... Item #8696
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S .
George G. Harrap & Co.Ltd.London.,1949. TWO VOLUMES. --I NSCRIBED BY WINSTON CHURCHILL IN VOLUME ONE, Dated 1952. -- Each volume over 1000 pages with maps, plans, facsimiles and portraits. Originally published in 4 volumes before the second world war, the publishers reprinted the work on thinner paper to make this... Item #5702
COOK. Capt. JAMES.; Anderson. G. W. Abridges.
COOK'S VOYAGES ROUND THE WORLD. For making discoveries towards the North and South Poles. With an appendix.
Printed by Sowler and Russell. Manchester.,1801. SCARCE EARLY MANCHESTER PRINTING. 8vo. viii,566pp,+ Directions to the Binder leaf. This abridgement , by G. W. Anderson, was orignally published in 1799. Six full page engravings, including portrait frontis of Cook. Complete. Previous owners named scratched out on the title page, without any... Item #7551
Chapman & Hall. London. 1870. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.8 inches). Bound from the original monthly parts, published between April and September 1870. Illustrated with a portrait frontis and 12 full page plates by S. L. Fildes. With 40 pp of publishers adverts at the back... Item #9593
FRASER. CAPTAIN T.
W. Mitchell & co. London. 1875. First Edition. 8vo.(9.7 x 6.2 inches). iv, 43pp. 8 folding maps, plans and charts at the rear, some colour printed and finished by hand. Complete. In the original publishers brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to the front board. New plain cloth spine. Brown... Item #9635
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
I, CLAUDIUS. ---- & CLAUDIUS THE GOD. From the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius. And his wife Messalina.
Arthur Barker. London. 1934. FIRST EDITIONS. Two volumes. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.8 inches). Each volume with a folding family tree at the end of the text. Overall a very good bright set. Finely bound in recent full black morocco. Spines with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered... Item #9152
William Luscombe Publisher Limited.London.,1974. FIRST EDITION.Large 8vo.(10.2 x 7.4 inches).Fully illustrated throughout with photographs,some in colour.Finely bound in recent leather binding of full red morocco.Spine with raised bands,ruled and lettered in gilt.Single ruled gilt border on boards.Top edge gilt.A lovely copy of this classic book.:... Item #6103
Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1897. FIVE VOLUMES. Complete. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with ten full page mono plates, each with a printed tissue guard, by G. Jeanniot. Attractive early leather bindings of half brown morocco. Spines with raised bands, each with gilt decorative line. Compartments with... Item #9712
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
HUNT. LYNN BOGUE.
The Derrydale Press. New York. 1936. LIMITED, FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.8 x 8.1 inches). One of just 25 copies, numbered and signed, and Illustrated with an original watercolour, signed by Lynn Bogue Hunt, showing a pair of Mallard on a riverbank, in the front of the book. Four colour printed... Item #9707
Hogarth Press. London. 1939. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5 inches). One small and faint mark to one page otherwise a very good bright copy finely bound in recent full black morocco leather. The spine has five raised bands, the compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border... Item #8792
Henry Babou and Jack Kahane, Paris. The Fountain Press, New York. 1930. FIRST EDITION. Folio in fours. (11.2 x 7.6 inches). ONE OF 100 COPIES printed on imperial handmade iridescent Japan paper, numbered with a stamp and then signed by Joyce under the limitation notice (in pencil, as the paper... Item #9305
KEYNES. JOHN MAYNARD.
Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1921. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.8 inches). A clean, bright copy in the publishers original dark brown cloth. Boards with double blind rules to top and bottom. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Some rubbing and bumping to the corners of the boards and... Item #8602
MILNE. A. A.; SHEPARD. E. H. Illustrates.
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London.,1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Beautifully illustrated throughout with Shepard's wonderful line drawings. Neat previous owners inscription to the front free endpaper. Some minor offsetting to both the free endpapers, as often found with this book, otherwise a near fine, bright clean copy. The pages are crisp... Item #7384
O'DUFFY. EIMAR.; .
Martin Lester, Limited. Dublin., 1919. FIRST EDITION. Very good copy in publishers green cloth, spine lettered in black. With the extremely rare original colour illustrated dustwrapper. Front panel with illustration by Matthew W. Barry. Spine, which is a bit dulled, lettered in green (price 7/- net). Rear panel with publishers... Item #5629