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
AUDEN. W. H. Selects and Introduces.
Cassell and Company Ltd. London. 1972. FIRST UK EDITION. 8vo. A fine and bright copy in a bright, clean near fine price clipped dustwrappper with just a hint of darkening to the spine. A selection of the writings of Soren Kierkegaard with an introductory essay by Auden. Item #9820
THE COMPLETE NOVELS. Sense and Sensibility. - Pride and Prejudice. - Mansfield Park. - Emma. - Northanger Abbey & Persuasion. With an introduction by J. C. Squire.
William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1932. REPRINT OF 1928 ONE VOLUME EDITION. xviii, 1421pp. Large 8vo. (8.7 x 5.8 inches). Some very light spotting to both sets of blank free endpapers, otherwise a fine bright copy in near fine, early full blue calf binding by Riviere. Spine with five raised bands... Item #9719
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
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. ; Brock. Charles E. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London. 1895. FIRST 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. Aside from some... Item #9839
Kaye and Ward Ltd. London. 1971. FIRST EDITION. (4.9 x 4 inches). Illustrated in colour throughout by the Author. Original colour illustrated boards. A little rubbing to the edges but overall a very good copy but without the dustwrapper. Item #9651
BARRIE. J. M.
Hodder & Stoughton. 1930. REPRINT EDITION. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.9 inches). 844pp. Early full burgundy morocco leather binding. Spine with 3 raised bands, ruled in gilt. Green name label, gilt. Gilt lettering and circular devices. Colour leather onlay illustration of Peter Pan on a tree stump, to front board. Single... Item #9744
BARRIE. J. M; BEDFORD. F. D. Illustrates.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. No Date. (1911). FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo, (8 x 5.8 inches). Complete with mono illustrated title and twelve full page plates by Bedford. Gilt decorated green cloth boards illustrated with Peter Pan, two Mermaids and the Crocodile, all within a decorative border, on front board. Spine... Item #9816
THE PAY OF THE PIED PIPER. Illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. Reprinted from the 1888 Xmas Entertainment Programme of the Brighton Grammar School.
NP. ND. c. 1898. Set of 11 full page illustrations by Beardsley Sewn in pale blue/grey card wrapper. No text apart from the front wrapper.(8.4 x 5.4 inches). Mark Samuels Lasner, in his checklist of Beardsley's work, describes a set of these illustrations as being issued as loose plates in... Item #9773
BELLOC. HILLAIRE. ; Blackwood. Basil. Illustrates.
Eveleigh Nash. London. (No date). 1907. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.7 x 8.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with 86 line drawings by Blackwood. Publishers grey paper covered boards with red lettering and black illustration to the front board. A few small ink spots to the spine but, importantly the spine is... Item #9648
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
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER.
THE CORONATION PRAYER BOOK. Including; The Form and order of the service that is to be performed and the ceremonies that are to be observed in The Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, in the Abbey Church of S. Peter, Westminster on Thursday, the 16th June 1902
Oxford University Press. Henry Frowde. London. 1902. FINE OXFORD BINDING. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.8 inches). lvi, 725pp., plus 55pp(Coronation). Printed in red and black throughout. Fine contemporary Oxford binding of full red crushed morocco. Spine with wide raised bands, each with gilt dots. Compartment with gilt ruled lines, Tudor rose... Item #9842
BRANGWYN. FRANK. Illustrates.
THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Introduction by Joseph Jacobs. Designs by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A.
Gibbings and Company. London. 1906. Large 8vo. (10.3 x 6.8 inches). Illustrated with decorative title page, full colour frontis, each page of the verse text within decorative borders printed in green and and 4 fine full colour plates by Brangwyn. A clean and tight copy with lovely wide margins, in... Item #9781
Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1926. REPRINT of 1881 edition. 8vo.(6.2 x 4.2 inches). Some light foxing to the first few leaves otherwise a fine, clean copy in an attractive leather binding by Riviere of Bath. Full dark red mottled calf. The spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping... Item #9650
BUNYAN. JOHN. --- ARDIZZONE. EDWARD. Illustrates.
Faber and Faber Limited. London. 1947. FIRST ARDIZZONE EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.3 inches). Illustrated with 119 drawings by Ardizzone. A fine clean copy. Finely bound in mid twentieth century half red morocco leather binding for Zaehnsdorf of London. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments decorated and lettered in gilt... Item #9818
THE POETICAL WORKS. Edited by The Rev. Robert Aris Willmott. - Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert, A.R.A. A New Edition.
George Routledge and sons. London. No Date. Circa 1870. Frontis and 7 plates by Gilbert. 8vo. (6.6 x 4.4 inches). Issued in Routledge's British Poets series. A fine copy in publishers delux binding of white roan leather spine with elaborate gilt decoration and red lettering. Boards are covered in white... Item #9812
Macmillan & Co. London. 1876. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5 inches). Illustrated with nine full page illustrations by Henry Holiday, each protected with a plain tissue paper guard. One of 100 copies bound, at the request of the author, for presentation, in full red cloth with gilt illustrations to... Item #9786
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
CARROLL. LEWIS. (The Rev Charles Dodgson). ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates.
Macmillan & Co. London. 1872. TWO VOLUMES. 8vo, (7.4 x 5.2 inches). Early reprints --- Sixth edition (39th thousand) of Alice's Adventures; first edition (32nd thousand) of Looking-Glass. Both volumes are beautifully Illustrated throughout, with forty-two and fifty line engravings respectively, by John Tenniel. Bright, clean copies, finely bound, by... Item #9797
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. ; TENNIEL. JOHN. Illustrates.
Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, for the Riccardi Press, London. 1914. LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.3 x 6.6 inches). One of 1000 hand-numbered copies printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. Fine leather binding of recent full deep red morocco. Spine with five raised bands... Item #9630
CHLUMBERG. HANS. -- CRANKSHAW. EDWARD. Translates.
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1932. TWO FIRST EDITIONS. One is the hardcover cloth bound issue and the second is the paper issue. Small 8vo. (7.5 x 4.5, cloth bound volume, 7.3 x 4.3 - Paper bound). Both are Inscribed by Crankshaw, the paper volume to Theatre critic Kenneth Tynan, and... Item #9591
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Cassell. London. 1961. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. 8vo. Originally published as a part of Churchill's great four volume work; A History of the English speaking peoples- Vol.4. The great democracies, in 1958. This is the first printing of this history in its own right. Illustrated with 6 maps & 31 fascinating... Item #9692
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1941. FIRST MACMILLAN & CO EDITION. Originally published in 1930 by Thornton Butterworth. --- 8vo. (8.5 x 5.6 inches). Finely bound, by Bayntun-Rivière, in half dark red morocco with deep red cloth on the boards. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled... Item #9779