A FRENCH LADY. Possible pseudonym of Marin J. George de la Voye.
J. Harris and Son. London. 1823. FIRST EDITION. 12mo. (7 x 4.3 inches). ii, 48, 2pp publishers advert leaf. 12 full page engraved plates with two illustrations on each. Two pages with a few neat notes in black ink otherwise a very good copy in publishers green cloth with printed... Item #9347
Enitharmon Press. London. 2012. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.6 x 6.6 inches). One of 100 copies numbered and signed by Abse, from a total edition of just 125 copies. A fine copy in soft cover wraps with marbled paper dustwrapper. Printed paper label on front panel. Fine. Item #9378
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
THE SEATS OF THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WALES. In a collection of views, engraved by W. Angus. From pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists. With descriptions of each view.
Published by W. Angus. Gwynne's Buildings, Islington. Dated 1787, but actually 1815. Oblong 4to. (12 x 9.4 inches). A nice wide margined copy with all edges untrimmed. Illustrated with engraved title & 63 engraved views, each with a descriptive leaf of letterpress opposite. Originally issued in 1787 with just 48... Item #9508
ANON. (Glascock. William Nugent).
NAVAL SKETCH-BOOK. Or, The Service afloat and ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments and opinions. By an Officer of Rank.
Henry Colburn. London. 1826. SECOND EDITION. TWO VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.1 x 5.2 inches). Second edition, published the same year as the first. Neat previous owner names to half title in volume one (no half title in volume two) and both title pages otherwise a clean tall and untrimmed copy bound... Item #9386
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
Planet publishing, London. No date. Circa 2003. 8vo. (8.2 x 5.3 inches). Finely bound in recent half red morocco. Spine with five raised bands, the compartments decorated in gilt. Black label, lettered and decorated in gilt. Red Marbled paper on boards. An attractive leather bound copy of Jane Austen's classic. Item #9482
AUSTEN. JANE. ; Thomson. Hugh. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London. 1908. 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 #9470
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
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
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. Reprint. 8vo. (7.5 x 4.7 inches). Finely bound in late twentieth century beautiful half red Morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments lettered and decorated in gilt. Red cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Aside from some minor darkening to the spine this... Item #9441
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
THE HOLY BIBLE. Containing the Old and New testaments:translated out of the original tongues:and with the former translations diligently compared and revised,by His Majesty's command.Appointed to be read in Churches.
Printed at the University Press. Oxford. No date. circa 1900. India paper edition with indexed atlas of the Bible. 12 colour plates of maps at the end. 8vo. (7.2 x 5 inches). Fine contemporary full brown morocco. Spine with five raised bands, the compartments triple ruled and lettered in gilt... Item #9499
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
BROOMBERG. ADAM. AND CHANARIN. OLIVER.
MACK & AMC. London. 2013. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. (8.7 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with 512 images from the Archive of Modern Conflict, London, imposed over the text of the King James Bible. 4 page booklet, printed in black on red paper, and featuring Adi Opher's essay Divine violence, mounted into... Item #9547
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
William Blackwood and Sons. Edinburgh and London. 1915. FIRST EDITION. (7.5 x 5 inches). Some minor browning to page edges, as is often the case with this title, but less so than usually found. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, raised bands, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on... Item #9417
BULGAKOV. MIKHAIL. ; Glenny. Michael. Translates.
Collins and The Harvill Press. London. 1967. FIRST EDITION of this translation. A very good copy in the original full colour illustrated dustwrapper which has one small closed tear, without any loss, to the top rear edge but still overall a very good, clean example. The scarce first printing of... Item #9502
BURNETT. FRANCIS HODGSON. -- ROBINSON. CHARLES. Illustrates.
William Heinemann. London. 1911. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.2 x 6.3 inches). Illustrated with 8 beautiful colour plates by Charles Robinson, each with a printed tissue guard. Decorative title page printed in black and red. Some light marking to a few pages but generally a very good copy finely bound in... Item #9422
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. ; ( 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
CARROLL. LEWIS. ; ROSS, ALICE. Illustrates.
W. P. Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell. Edinburgh. - No date. 1907. FIRST ROSS EDITION. Small octavo. (6.6 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated with frontis and four full page plates, all in colour, by Alice Ross. The book is undated but both the British Library and National Library of Scotland catalogues give... Item #9544
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 clean copy in a late twentieth century leather binding of Full dark green morocco... Item #9489