A KEMPIS. THOMAS.; .
OF THE IMITATION OF CHRIST. Now for the first time set forth in Rhythmic sentences according to the original intention of the author. Preface by the late H. P. Liddon.
Robert Scott. London. ND.,Circa 1910. Reprint of 1889 edition. 8vo. (6.5 x 4.3 inches). A fine copy in a fine early binding of full dark green morocco by Birdsall. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Ruled gilt border to both boards with... Item #7763
AESOP. : Clarke. H. Translates.
FABULAE AESOPI Selectae, or, Select FABLES OF AESOP. With an English Translation, more literal than any yet extant. Designed for the readier instruction of beginners in the Latin Tongue. The first Boston Edition, from a copy of the latest Edition pri
Samuel Hall. Boston. U. S. A 1787. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of Clarke's translation and the first edition published in America with text in both Latin and English. Small 4to. (7.3 x 5 inches). 11, 154pp. Some browning to a few leaves but generally a bright and clean copy in an... Item #8843
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
ESSAYS ON SONG WRITING. With a collection of such English Songs as are most eminent for poetical merit.A new edition with additions and corrections and a supplement.
R.H.Evans.London.,1810. New edition,The first Evans edition.8vo.(7.7 x5.2 inches).xxviii,352pp.A very good copy in early half tan calf,spine with raised bands,each decorated with gilt floral role.Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt.Black label,gilt.Marbled paper on boards.Marbled endpapers.Previous owners bookplate on front paste down.All edges marbled.A very good copy in a fine nineteenth century... Item #6532
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
The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd. London. No date. Circa 1908. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated frontis. Some sporadic light foxing otherwise a very good copy in a Fine early leather binding of full brown calf. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt decoration. Compartments double ruled and... Item #8665
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
Parry and Co. London. 1852. FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes. 8vo. (7.2 x 4.4 inches). Title,299; Title,318; Title,312pp. Library stamps of South African Public Library on first and last pages of text. Previous librarians note "Title entry" in red ink to the title page of volume one. A few creases to... Item #7540
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
AUDEN. W. H.; .
Faber & Faber. London.,1933. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 5.7 inches). 38pp. Fine copy, finely bound in recent full dark green calf, flat spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Single ruled gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt. :. Item #7361
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
The Zodiac Press. London. 1975. 8vo. Fine copy bound in fine half blue calf. Spine with raised bands. The compartments lettered and decorated in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Plain white endpapers with a neat previous owners bookplate on the front paste down. Binding is unsigned but obviously from a.... Item #8633
G. Routledge and Co. London. 1857. First printing of the Railway Library edition. 8vo. (6.6 x 4.3 inches). Finely bound, without half title, in contemporary half dark red calf, raised bands. Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to the spine hinges and... Item #8658
G. Routledge and Co. London. 1857. First printing of the Railway Library edition. 8vo. (6.4 x 4.2 inches). Finely bound, without half title, in contemporary half black calf. The spine is ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Plain white endpapers. Previous owners neat name and address... Item #8921
THE NOVELS. Five Volumes. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey & Persuasion. The text based on Collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes, Indexes and Illustrations from contemporary sources.
Oxford, at the Clarendon Press. 1926-33. FIVE VOLUMES. 8vo.(8.2 x 5.7 inches). A mixed set of second and third editions. Illustrated throughout with 49 mono plates, including plans of Georgian London and Bath. Finely bound in recent full dark green morocco, the spines with raised bands, red title labels, gilt... Item #5771
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
THE WORKS. The Adelphi edition. With an introduction by Frank Swinnerton. - Pride and Prejudice, - Sense and Sensibility, - Northanger Abbey, - Mansfield Park, - Emma, - Persuasion, - Lady Susan & The Watsons.
W. Hefer and Sons limited. Cambridge, England. circa 1930`s. SEVEN VOLUMES, Complete. Octavo. (7.1 x 5.3 inches). Finely bound in recent half dark blue morocco leather, spines with raised bands, ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Red title labels, gilt. Blue cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. A lovely and... Item #5449
AUSTEN. JANE. ; Thomson. Hugh. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London. 1896. FIRST THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.3 inches). 40 full page line illustrations by Thomson. Finely bound in recent full tan morocco, single gilt ruled border on boards. Spine with five raised bands, the compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Red title label, gilt. Top... Item #8798
AUSTEN. JANE.; C. E. Brock & HUGH Thomson. illustrate.
THE NOVELS. Five Volumes. Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey/Persuasion.
Macmillan and co. Ltd. London.,1904-08. FIVE VOLUMES. ILLUSTRATED EDITIONS. All reprints of editions originally published between 1895 and 1897. Pride and prejudice Illustrated with 40 full page mono plates by Charles E. Brock. The other 4 volumes each illustrated with 40 full page mono plates by Hugh Thomson. 200 fine... Item #7749
THE NOVELS. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey/Persuasion. The text based on Collation of the early editions by R. W.Chapman. With notes, Indexes and Illustrations from contemporary sources.
Oxford, at the Clarendon Press.,1946. FIVE VOLUMES. 8vo.(7.5 x 5.2 inches). All third editions, Third impressions, except volume two (Emma) which is 3rd Edition, fourth impression, published in the same year. Illustrated throughout with 49 mono plates, including plans of Georgian London and Bath. The set is finely bound in... Item #7133
NP. ND. Fine leather bound baby book. (10.1 x 8 inches). Colour illustrated pages with spaces for new parents to fill in details from the birth, as well as details of family and friends who visited, details of Christening and other important moments in the child's early years as well... Item #8819
BAINES. EDWARD.; Whatton. W. R. Contributes.
THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY PALATINE AND DUCHY OF LANCASTER. The biographical department by W. R. Whatton.
Fisher, Son & Co. London.,1836. FIRST EDITION. Four volumes. Large paper edition. Large 4to. (13 x 10.5 inches). Four extra title pages, each giving dates between 1831 and 1835 and listing the publisher as Fisher, Son and Jackson of London. Illustrated with 2 hand coloured, double page maps of Lancashire... Item #7398
THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. From the discovery of the American Continent to the Declaration of Independence.
George Routledge and Sons. London.,1859-61. NEW EDITION. 7 Volumes. 8vo. (6.7 x 4.5 inches).Very good, clean copies in early bindings of half brown calf, the spines all unifrormly faded to an attractive tan colour. Raised bands with gilt striping. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Red title labes, gilt... Item #7171
BANKS. MRS G. LINNAEUS.
Hurst and Blackett. London. 1877. FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes. 8vo. (7.2 x 4.5 inches). vi,320; iv,315; iv,314pp. Library stamps of South African Public Library on first and and one middle page of text. Previous owner has clumsily copied out the word "Glory" beneath the printed title in ink to the... Item #7542