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De Quatuor Evangeliis
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De Quatuor Evangeliis

By DREHMANS

nd. ca. 1850. Hardcover. Good +. 522 p. 22 cm. Burgundy leather spine with marbled paper boards. Spine faded with chipped ends and tears in hinges. Corners worn. Notebook filled with handwritten manuscript. Page 401 onwards different handwriting. A little foxing to edges. Spine reads "DREHMANS De Quatuor Evangeliis". No copies found online. Apparently a German author but handwritten text is in Latin. Apparently a religious text. An unpublished manuscript? An undiscovered theological masterpiece?

$200.00

A Feast of the Poets with Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse, by the Editor of the Examiner
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A Feast of the Poets with Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse, by the Editor of the Examiner

By HUNT, Leigh

London: Printed for James Cawthorn, 1814. Hardcover. Very good. xiv, 157 p. 17 cm half-leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers. Riviere signed binding. Bookseller's sticker of James Miles Antiquarian Leeds on front paste-down endpaper. A few ink notes and small spots. Corrected text by Hunt on last page - ''whispering' to 'working'. Minor scuffing to spine leather along hinges. A finely bound copy of Hunt's work. Leigh Hunt (1784-1859) was an English critic and poet who published in the periodical press and newspapers such as The Examiner where he served as Editor as per this volumes title. The volume contents cindlues: Feast of the Poets; Notes to the Feast; Catullus's Return Home; Catullus to Cornificius; Catullus's Acme and Septimius; Horace's ode to Pyrrha; Part of a Chorus in Seneca's Tragedy of Thyestes; Homer's Bacchus's, or the Pirates; and Sonnet to T. B., Esq. Hunt's translations from Catullus, Horace, and Seneca, accompanied by Latin originals: p. [137]-152. Title poem is a satire.

$200.00

Autograph book with Stanley Spencer Autograph
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Autograph book with Stanley Spencer Autograph

ca. 1930s. Hardcover. Very Good. 16 x 20 cm. [138 p.]. Green cloth boards with gold lettering. All edges gilt. Front board has a "wave" to it. Front free endpaper missing. First page inscribed "Furzedown School 1932." Autographed by Stanley Spencer, a painter of imaginative and religious subjects, landscapes and occasional portraits, many of them set in and around Cookham, Berkshire. Spencer's autograph appears on p. 7, dated August 16th, 1935. The book also has 2 watercolours (one of a cute terrier) and 1 sketch. Not by Spencer but both well done. Book belonged to "Joan" and was a birthday present from her "Snowball" grandparents, St. Leonards on Sea, in 1932.

$250.00

The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. An Illustrated Journal, combining Practical Information, Instruction, and Amusement
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The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. An Illustrated Journal, combining Practical Information, Instruction, and Amusement

London: S. O. Beeton, 1862. Hardcover. Good. iv, 288 p. 22 cm. 8 colour fashion plates and 10 b&w drawings. New Series. Vol. V. May to October 1862. Half green leather and marbled boards. Worn, spine labels a little chipped, spine head has tear, hinges cracking (especially lower front), corners bumped. Chips from top corner of pages 1 & 101 with loss of text. Binding sprung at pages 212-213. Some small tears, chips, slight thumbing. Includes reviews of the "Book of the Month", serialized stories, essays, poetry, etc. Note the "Historical Female Biographies" by Agnes Strickland, sister of Susannah Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill. Also includes a section on scold bridles (complete with diagrams!), "Women's Logic", etc.

$45.00