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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison ( Complete in 4 Volumes ), Addison Joseph
1 Addison Joseph The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison ( Complete in 4 Volumes )
London J & R. Tonson at the Shakespear's Head in the Strand 1741 Third Edition Half-Leather Very Good Plus Quarto 
Books measure 10 x 8 inches.Complete in 4 volumes, collation, xxv[iii]538[iv]pp, [viii]538[xii]pp, 579[xii]pp, 555[xii]pp, volume 1 contains 6 full page illustrations of coins, 1 engraved frontis portrait. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, black leather title labels. Calf light rubbed and scuffed on corners of boards. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, previous owners name dated 1874 on top margin of title pages, some very occasional spotting. Pages in very good clean condition. A nice clean well bound set. 8998. A48 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men.", Alcott Louisa M.
2 Alcott Louisa M. Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men."
Boston Robert Brothers 1886 Very Good Plus 8vo 
First edition, first state. Book measures 7 x 5 inches. 365pp, 18pp adverts, illustrated frontispiece. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, tooling in black and gilt. Cloth lightly rubbed, black tooling faded from leaf design on top board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. a Modern Poem, Allingham William
3 Allingham William Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. a Modern Poem
London Macmillan & Co 1864 First Edition Small 8vo Signed by Author
Inscribed on 2nd blank, '' From the Author ''. Book measures 7 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, viii, [2],290pp, [2], errata slip. Bound in original publishers green stippled cloth, gilt lettering, gilt rule line to top board, gilt crest on bottom board. Cloth light rubbed, light dust or dirt marking, short split on spine, minor abrasion wear. A better than good binding. Internally, endpaper joint wear, content slightly loose. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A nice copy, inscribed by the Author. 
Price: 275.00 GBP
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4 Altenberg Peter Was Der Tag Mir Zutragt Funfundfunfzig Studien
Berlin S. Fischer Verlag 1901 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Collation, xiv[2]250pp, frontispiece portrait, half title, original wrappers bound in. Bound in contemporary decorative printed buckram/cloth, with leather title label, top gilt edge. Cloth dusty, dirt marked. Binding in very good firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing/marking, pages in very good clean condition.8778.A16 
Price: 119.99 GBP
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The Improvisatore or Life in Italy, Andersen Hans Christian ( Translated By Mary Howitt )
5 Andersen Hans Christian ( Translated By Mary Howitt ) The Improvisatore or Life in Italy
London Richard Bentely 1847 Buckram Very Good 
Collation, xxx[2]340pp, printed and engraved title page, frontis, half title. Bound in original publishers embossed cloth, gilt title lettering. Cloth light faded on spine, small nick on head of spine, slightly bumped. Binding in very good condition. Internally, light off-setting to title. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. A23 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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6 Bagehot Walter [ Signed By Mrs Walter Bagehot ] Literary Studies
London Longmans. Green, and Co 1898 New Impression Publishers Cloth Very Good Plus 8vo Signed by Author
Inscribed on free endpaper '' With Mrs Walter Bagehot's best wishes ''. Books measure 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Complete in 3 volumes. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth, with gilt lettering and tooling. Cloth very lightly rubbed, lightly faded. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice set. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Contes Turcs En Langue Turque Extraits Du Roman Intitule Les Quarante Vizirs, Belletete Henri Nicolas
7 Belletete Henri Nicolas Contes Turcs En Langue Turque Extraits Du Roman Intitule Les Quarante Vizirs
Paris Chez De Bure 1812 First Edition Very Good Quarto 
Collation, [260]pp. Bound in contemporary or early cloth. At some time ( not recently ) binding has been professionally restored retaining most of the original spine, new endpapers. Cloth rubbed showing signs of wear. Binding in good clean solid condition.Internally, no loose pages, previous owners name on endpaper and top margin of title page, some very light minor staining to edge of margin of about 50 pages. Pages in very good clean condition.A6 
Price: 675.00 GBP
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8 Bembo Pietro Gli Asolani. Di M. Pietro Bembo Nuovamente Ristampati & Diligentemente Corretti
Venice Venezia, appresso Gabriele Giolito De Ferrari 1573 Vellum Very Good Plus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Book measures 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches. [24],227pp, printer's device on title and registro. Bound in full early vellum, title and date in manuscript. Vellum slightly aged dust marked. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners names on endpaper and title page, [ dated 1837/1838 ], minor worming to margin of 100 pages, stain mark on margin of 4 pages. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, bound in early vellum. 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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9 Bennett Arnold The Human Machine
New York George H. Doran Company 1911 First Edition Very Good Very Good 8vo 
Collation, 123pp. Bound in original publishers cloth backed boards, with title lettering on spine and top board. Binding light rubbed, a few scuf wear marks, edge of boards bumped. Generally binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket light rubbed along edges, nicked with some loss. Dust jacket in very good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a rare dust jacket. A16 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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10 Besterman Theodore The travels and sufferings of Father Jean de Brebeuf among the Hurons of Canada as described by himself / Edited and translated from the French and Latin by Theodore Besterman
Great Britain The Golden Cockerel Press 1938 Limited Edition Near Very Good Large Quarto Eric Gill 
Limited to 300 copies, This copy has a gift inscription from Theodore Besterman on free blank endpaper.Book measures 12 3/4 x 8 inches. Collation, 196,[4]pp.Bound in original publishers red buckram backed, black cloth boards. Cloth light rubbed, boards have some light staining/discolouring. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, minor spot marking on endpapers. Pages in very good clean condition. A nice inscribed copy. 
Price: 480.00 GBP
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11 Bleek W. H. I. Reynard the Fox in South Africa; or, Hottentot fables and tales. Chiefly translated from original manuscripts in the library of His Excellency Sir George Grey
London Trubner & Co 1864 First Edition Very Good Small 8vo 
First edition. Collation, xxxi[1]94pp, plus 2pp booklist.Bound in original publishers cloth, with gilt title lettering. Cloth very lightly rubbed on edges/corners, gilt lettering slightly faded. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing/marking, pages in very good clean condition.A very nice clean copy. 8779.A18 
Price: 79.99 GBP
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Il Decamerone Nuovamente Corretto Et Con Diligentia Stampato., Boccaccio Giovanni
12 Boccaccio Giovanni Il Decamerone Nuovamente Corretto Et Con Diligentia Stampato.
Firenze Firenze, heredi di Phil di Giunta, 1527 (ma Venezia, Pasinello, 1729), 1729. 1729 Full Leather Very Good Plus Quarto 
Eighteenth-century reprint of the 1527 Giunta edition of this classic of Italian prose. Book measures 9 3/4 x 7 inches. Collation, [14], 284pp, woodcut printer’s device on title & at end. The Goldsmid family crest, with motto Concordia et sedulitate on both boards. Bound in full leather. Rebacked retaining the period boards, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, ornatne dentells, new marble endpapers, full gilt edges. Calf has some very minor wear or abrasion marks. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. 
Price: 1450.00 GBP
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Le Decammeron [ Complete in 6 Volumes ], Boccace Jean
13 Boccace Jean Le Decammeron [ Complete in 6 Volumes ]
Paris Michel de l'Ormeraie 1974 Very Good 8vo 
Complete in 6 volume. Facsimile of Le premier tirage de cette réédition du Decameron publié pour le Sixième Centenaire de la mort de Boccace strictement limité et numeroté à 1.499 exemplaires. Bound in full faux leather, ornate gilt tooling, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Bindings very light rubbed, minor wear, volume 3 &4 faded on spines. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and illustrations clean and bright throughout. A very attractive set. 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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14 Boswell James James Boswell's Book of Company at Auchinleck 1782-1795
England The Roxburghe Club 1995 Quarter Calf Very Good Plus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Collation, xi,[i],225,[3]pp., with 68 pages of manuscript in facsimile, and 17 plates, frontis. Bound in quarter morocco, cloth boards. Lightly bumped on corners, very light mark on top board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice copy.A70 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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15 Boswell James The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works in Chronological Order ( Complete in 6 Volumes )
Oxford Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1887 Half Calf Very Good 8vo 
Complete in 6 volumes. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, leather title labels, top gilt edges. Calf light rubbed, some scuff or abrasion wear, 1 hinge joint rubbed. Bindings in good clean firm condition. Internally, browing or spotting to blank endpapers and half titles, a couple of the folding facsimile letters torn on folds, 1 with slight loss. Pages in good condition throughout. A nice set, in attractive bindings. 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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The Devil's Whisper, Breton Henri
16 Breton Henri The Devil's Whisper
London Erotic Print Society 2002 1898998515 / 9781898998518 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus 8vo 
Limited to 950 copies. Book measures 8 3/4 x 7 inches. 208,[2] pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Binding in very good clean condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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17 Brieger, Peter; Meiss, Millard; Singleton, Charles S. Illuminated Manuscripts of the Divine Comedy [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]
Princeton University Press 1969 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Collation,378pp. with indices, plates--539pp. Bound in original publishers grey cloth. Both binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jackets have a couple of very minor nicks, small secition slightly faded. Both jackets in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean, virtullly unread. Original slipcase slightly dusty, lightly marked. A very nice clean set. 
Price: 155.00 GBP
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18 Browning Robert Perleying with Certain People of Importance in Their Day
London Smith Elder & Co 1887 First Edition Small 8 Vo 
Collation, [6]268pp+4pp catalogue. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, with gilt lettering, and rule blindstamp edges. Cloth lightly rubbed, slightly dusty, binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, contents holding firm, no loose pages, no writing or marking, a few spot marks on blank endpapers, pages in very good clean condition throughout. Book measures 12x18cm. Weight 750g.A71 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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19 Burton Richard F. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night [ Complete Set with Supplements, 16 Volumes ]
USA Privately Printed By the Burton Club 1975 Very Good 8vo 
Complete, 10 volumes, plus 6 supplement volumes, 16 volumes in all. No date, but probably circa 1975. Book measure 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Bound in original publishers black gilt cloth. Cloth very lightly rubbed, some very minor abrasion wear, one volume bumped on tail of spine, slightly faded. All binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice clean well bound set. 
Price: 160.00 GBP
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20 Carroll Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: An 1865 Printing RE-Described and Newly Identified as the Publisher's "File Copy": with a Revised and Expanded ... 1865 "Alice" Compiled by Selwyn H. Goodacre [ Catalogued By Justin G. Schiller ]
U.S.A. Privately Printed for the Jabberwock 1990 0962711004 / 9780962711008 Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 10 1/4 x 7 inches. 109, plus 2 pages. Inscribed on last page '' For Iona with permanent affection Justin 17.viii.90 ''. Bound in original publishers decorative hardcover. Minor knock on edge ob board. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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