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Cambridge: Macmillan, 1855. Three volumes, octavo, with three half-titles, volume I with single leaf advertisement at beginning and 16 pages of publishers advertisements (dated April 1855) at end, neat old paper repairs to bottom corner of some pages, not affecting text; a bright copy in three quarter blue polished calf by Bayntun, spine with raised bands, double crimson morocco labels, gilt. First Edition. A very good copy of the story of Amyas Leigh's journey to the Caribbean by Charles Kingsley. 'A patriotic tale of adventure, Jesuit intrigue, and naval enterprise of the time of Queen Elizabeth' (OCEL).This copy in an attractive Bayntun binding, the original Cambridge blue cloth binding being known as notoriously fragile and perishable. Sadleir himself implied that this is a difficult book to acquire in original condition.Sadleir's copy had publisher's advertisements dated February 1855, not April, as here.
London: Macmillan. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1896. Cloth. Two volumes: Original blue cloth, gilt illustrations and titles on the upper boards and spines, t.e.g., in the publisher's original color-printed paper dust-wrappers; pp. x, 484, frontis and 40 plates; viii, 476, frontis and 42 plates. Fine and bright, with just a touch of offsetting to the endpapers from the jackets; the cream-colored jackets are soiled, chips out at the spine ends, corners, and upper edge, spines quite sunned, jacket flaps creased. .
New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,. 1924.. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. "The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough in the County of Devon--In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth." Early edition with these illustrations, not the first, but in a scarce dust jacket with different image on front panel then is on the book. The first edition was published in 1920. Both book and jacket are in very good condition. .
1894. KINGSLEY, Charles. Westward Ho! London: Macmillan, 1894. Octavo, early 20th century full maroon calf prize binding, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, brown morocco spine label, marbled endpapers and edges. $325.Later edition, handsomely bound in gilt-stamped prize binding.Charles Kingsleyâs romantic story of Elizabethan adventure âis in some ways his most characteristic book, and the descriptions of Devonshire scenery, his hearty sympathy with the Elizabethan heroes, and the unflagging spirit of the story, make the reader indifferent to its obviously one-sided view of historyâ (DNB). A fine copy, handsomely bound.
New York, Macmillan and Co., 1885., 1885. 8vo. 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, spine decorated with gilt stamped roses within gilt scrolled borders, t.e.g.; marbled endpapers. Fine, fresh copy. 591 pages. Bookplates of Kate Allerton Papin on the front pastedown. Basis for the 1988 animated film, for TV.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
Kingsley, Charles; Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson
Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Collector's Library of Famous Editions. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
London - Macmillan and Co., 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully bound copy of Kingsley's classic seafaring novel. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Contains numerous illustrated plates by Charles E. Brock. With a Christ's Hospital prize presentation label to the front pastedown awarded to Margaret Bell, dated 1897. Westward, Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley, inspired in part by an Elizabethan travelogue by privateer Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins and the Crimean War. Set initially in Bideford in North Devon during the reign of Elizabeth I, Westward Ho! follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh, an unruly child who as a young man follows Francis Drake to sea. The book is the inspiration behind the village of Westward Ho! in Devon, the only place name in the British Isles which contains an exclamation mark. In 1925, the novel was the first to be adapted for radio by the BBC. Condition: In a full calf armorial prize binding. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear and some fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just a few scattered spots. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..
(Wyeth, N.C) Kingsley, Charles
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First Wyeth edition. Title page vignette, and 14 color plates, after N.C. Wyeth. 413 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Black cloth with color illustration mounted on upper cover and pictorial endpapers after Wyeth. Covers a bit rubbed and spine dulled, overall very good. Wyeth, N.C. First Wyeth edition. Title page vignette, and 14 color plates, after N.C. Wyeth. 413 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Allen & Allen, pp. 209-10
Cambridge: Macmillan & Co, 1855. Second edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth. Bookplates of Charles Arthur Wynne Finch, signed C.W. G. Wynne 39 Portman Square on flyleaf, (with some offsetting and foxing). Spine ends and corners bumped, joints starting to fray, else very good. Second edition. 3 vols. 8vo.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1920. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good in boards. Bumped, owners embossed stamps on front end page. Some edge wear on corners, bottom of boards and spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Published October 1920. Roman number dates on title page. Black large book with Illustrated pastedown on upper cover. End papers pictorial green and cream. Very good copy with some slight wear, a bit of chipping on pastedown, browning to pages. 14 color illustrations by Wyeth.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by WYETH. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
London: Andrew Melrose Blue boards with gilt decoration, titles and upper page ends. Former owners name inscribed, bumping to corners, worn to edges, some shelf-wear, a little staining to end-papers, end-paper hinge cracked. No publication date, but printed dedication by the author to The Rajah Sir James Brooke and George Augustus Selwyn (Bishop of New Zealand) dated 1855. 484pp + 4 pages of adverts. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Symington, J. Ayton.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Hardcover. THE FIRST PRINTING OF THIS BOOK WITH THE N C WYETH ILLUSTRATIONS. nine color illustrations plus a color title page all by n. c. wyeth. all in all anice copy with beautiful illustrations. plus black and white endpapers by wyeth. also the front cover laid down color illustration also by wyeth.PON sale. 20% off regular price of 200.00. now . Very Good. 1930. First Edition Thus.
VG. Pictorial cv., lt. scuff, edges w/ wear, esp. spine ends., Without DJ 9 col. illus. by N.C. Wyeth juvenile literature Charles Scribner's Sons New York c. 1920 1928 prtg. 9 x 7", 413 pp., Short note "To Angleworm From Root de Toot, Xmas 1929" on verso of half- title.
London: MacMillan and Co., 188. Contemporary prize binding in full brown calf leather binding, gilt stamped device on cover, spine ornately gilt in compartments with raised bands, marbled edges. Endpapers very slightly foxed but text clean, minor scuffmarks to covers, else excellent. Overall in VERY GOOD condition a good gift.. Full Calf Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover.
London: Collins, 1908. quarter tan calf skin, rubbed to edges, award plate to ffep. gilt arms of the "Warehousemen, Clerks & Drapers schools", rebound in leather,as uniform sets, in 1904, for the Schools of Warehousemen, Clerks & Drapers Schools- -Prize for Best Examination Candidate -form V.awarded to "Charles Hayzell, on behalf of Mr.W./A.Sargeant- (The Donor) by Mrs russell- 26 june 1910 --J.H.Bunford-Head Master-- and O whittley, Secratary.---. Reprint. Quarter Leather. Very Good/No DJ. 30 x 135 x 190mm.
PHILADELPHIA: MACRAE-SMITH COMPANY. Hardcover. Very Good/Good PLUS. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. THORNTON OAKLEY. SCARCE DJ. WITH FRAYED EDGES AND MINOR CHIPS NOT AFFECTING THE COLOR ILLUSTRATION THAT SERVES AS THE DUST JACKET THEME,KEPT IN MYLAR
Toronto, Canada: The Copp-Clark Co, 1920. Book. Illus. by N.C.Wyeth. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Sunfaded on spine. 14 full page Illustrations by N.C.Wyeth. All 14 illustrations present. Illustrated paste down on front board..
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1947. First edition thus. Fine in glassine jackets and original printed slipcase, slightly rubbed.. Two vols., 4tos, illustrated cloth-backed boards. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
Scribner, 1988. Deluxe edition, number 42 of 150 copies., 1988.. Deluxe edition, number 42 of 150 copies.. Fine in fine publisher's tissue wrapper and fine publisher's slipcase.. Color illus. by N. C. Wyeth..