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The Ship that Sailed to Mars

by Timlin, William A.

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(London: Georg G. Harrap, [1923]). 4to; new quarter vellum binding, retaining the original papered boards and endpapers; binding completely re-stitched and hinges reinforced; forty-eight plates mounted to grey matte paper, and forty-eight calligraphic text pages similarly mounted to the rectos, the title page leaf being new grey paper, with a mounted facsimile of the original calligraphic text; edges of a… Read more
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Ecclesiasticus or the Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach

by Brunton, Violet (illustrations), and C. Lewis Hind (introduction)

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(London: The Bodley Head, 1927). Tall 8vo; original pictorial khaki cloth, lettered in gilt to spine; dustwrapper; fore- and bottom edges uncut; pp. xviii + (ii) + 165; colour plates with captioned tissue guards; decorations in text. Dustwrapper rather edgeworn; bump to fore-edges of boards; scattered foxing. Good condition, with dustwrapper. The text is from the Revised Version of the… Read more
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Little Ann and other poems

by Taylor, Jane and Ann (authors), and Kate Greenaway (illustrator)

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(London: George Routledge & Sons, [1883]). 8vo; green half cloth with pictorial lacquered boards; tinted edges; pp. 64; colour illustrations. Boards very worn and rubbed; top fore-corner of lower board missing; gift inscription and ownership hand-stamp to front free endpaper; hinges starting; binding slack; some foxing and trace of damp ingress to bottom fore-corner of some leaves. Fair condition. Kate… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by FitzGerald, Edward (translator), and Willy Pogany (illustrator)

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(London: George G. Harrap, no date). "The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald. With Illustrations by Willy Pogany". 4to; original light blue cloth, ornately blocked on upper board in gilt and dark blue; pp. 96; eight colour plates; decorations and monochrome illustrations in text. Extremities a little rubbed; scattered, light foxing. Good condition. An attractive production,… Read more
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Hamlet door William Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William (author), and L. A. J. Burgersdijk (translator)

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(Amsterdam: Van Holkema & Warendorf, no date). Number 291 of an edition limited to 350 numbered copies. Plates after paintings by W. G. Simmonds tipped in. Large 4to; coarse light brown cloth, with lettering in dark brown, and pictorial onlay to upper cover; pp. (iv) + 128. Cloth somewhat worn to extremities, with some soiling; foxed throughout.… Read more
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(Esslingen, Paul Neff, no date, 3rd impression). Small 4to; decorative blue cloth with gilt titles and pictorial onlay, very sl. frayed at extremities; slightest splitting between front endpapers; tissue-guarded frontis.; moderate foxing to prelims.; pp. (iv) + 183 + advert; sepia plates and etchings in text; gothic script. Good condition. .
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(London, Hodder & Stoughton, for The Daily Telegraph, no date, probably during the Great War). Quarto, original cloth worn and soiled, upper board somewhat bowed, pp.91, text-illustrations, colour-plates mounted at large. Some foxing and slight fingering. Fair condition. Illustrators. Book illustration. .
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