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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison ( Complete in 4 Volumes )

By: Addison Joseph

Price: £380.00

Publisher: London, J & R. Tonson at the Shakespear's Head in the Strand: 1741

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 008998


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 18... View more info

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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men."

By: Alcott Louisa M.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Boston, Robert Brothers: 1886

Seller ID: 096923


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. View more info

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Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. a Modern Poem

By: Allingham William

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 096400


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 c... View more info

Was Der Tag Mir Zutragt Funfundfunfzig Studien

By: Altenberg Peter

Price: £119.99

Publisher: Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008778


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 View more info

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The Improvisatore or Life in Italy

By: Andersen Hans Christian ( Translated By Mary Howitt )

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentely: 1847

Seller ID: 009477


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 View more info

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Quality Street a Comedy in Four Acts

By: Barrie J. M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1915

Seller ID: 097973


Book measures 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, vi,197[1]pp, 18 tipped in coloured plates, with tissue guard, and other black and white illustrations. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering and design on top board. Slight lean on spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, nicked. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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Gli Asolani. Di M. Pietro Bembo Nuovamente Ristampati & Diligentemente Corretti

By: Bembo Pietro

Price: £380.00

Publisher: Venice, Venezia, appresso Gabriele Giolito De Ferrari: 1573

Seller ID: 097251


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. View more info

The Human Machine

By: Bennett Arnold

Price: £180.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009316


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 View more info

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

By: Besterman Theodore

Price: £480.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Golden Cockerel Press: 1938

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 095940


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. View more info

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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

By: Bleek W. H. I.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008779


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. View more info

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Il Decamerone Nuovamente Corretto Et Con Diligentia Stampato.

By: Boccaccio Giovanni

Price: £1,450.00

Publisher: Firenze, Firenze, heredi di Phil di Giunta, 1527 (ma Venezia, Pasinello, 1729), 1729.: 1729

Seller ID: 097459


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... View more info

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Le Decammeron [ Complete in 6 Volumes ]

By: Boccace Jean

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Paris, Michel de l'Ormeraie: 1974

Seller ID: 096552


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 attra... View more info

James Boswell's Book of Company at Auchinleck 1782-1795

By: Boswell James

Price: £200.00

Publisher: England, The Roxburghe Club: 1995

Seller ID: 009283


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 View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works in Chronological Order ( Complete in 6 Volumes )

By: Boswell James

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1887

Seller ID: 095688


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. View more info

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The Devil's Whisper

By: Breton Henri

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Erotic Print Society: 2002

Seller ID: 096849


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. View more info

Image for Merry Songs for Little Voices [ Set to Music By Thomas Murby ]

Merry Songs for Little Voices [ Set to Music By Thomas Murby ]

By: Broderip Frances Freeling & Hood Thomas

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Griffith And Farban: 1865

Seller ID: 097954


Book measures 8 1/2 x 7 inches. Unpaginated, 81,[4]pp, 40 text illustrations, a few coloured. Bound in original publishers green embossed cloth, with gilt design on top board. Cloth lightly rubbed, very minor wear. Binding in good clean bright condition. Internally, endpaper joints working loose, but contents holding, some childrens image stickers on front endpaper[ possibly period ]. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice copy. View more info

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An Anamorphic Alphabet

By: Brown Christopher

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Oxford, Previous Parrot Press: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 097658


Limited to 136 copies. This copy one of 36 hand coloured copies. Signed by Brown. Bound in original publishers decorative hardcover. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. House in publishers slipcase. A very good clean near fine copy. View more info

Perleying with Certain People of Importance in Their Day

By: Browning Robert

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006036


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 View more info

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Lull & Bruno Collected Essays [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

By: Bruno Giordano [ Yates Frances A. ]

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1982

Seller ID: 098201


Complete in 3 volumes. Books measure 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. xii, 279pp, xii, 273pp, xii, 355pp, volume one illustrated. Bound in original publishers black cloth, with gilt title lettering. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Dust jackets lightly rubbed. Jackets in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice clean set. View more info

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 ]

By: Carroll Lewis

Price: £38.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Privately Printed for the Jabberwock: 1990

Seller ID: 096753


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. View more info