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Phiz, The Man Who Drew Dickens
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Phiz, The Man Who Drew Dickens

By Lester Valerie Browne SIGNED COPY

London: Chatto & Windus, 2004 Hardback, 155mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xiv + double-leaf pedigree + 269, with a title-page vignette and a total of 98 drawings in the text + 16pp of plates containing a total of 46 b/w photographs. Fine, in the original maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. A First Issue of the First Edition, signed in full by the Author to the title-page.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$32.21

The Life and Letters of Edward John Dent, Chronometer Maker and some account of his Successors WITH SUPPLEMENT
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The Life and Letters of Edward John Dent, Chronometer Maker and some account of his Successors WITH SUPPLEMENT

By Mercer, Vaudrey, M.B., B.Chir. (Cantab); M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.

The Antiquarian Horological Society, 1977 TWO VOLUMES, Firstly, a hardback. 4to. 190mm x 250mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx). Pp xx, 829, with a frontispiece plate of Edward John Dent, 154 further b/w plates with hundreds of illustrations and text figures, and 2 colour-plates.Some light spotting of the closed-page edges, otherwise almost fine, in the original red boards/gilt decorated spine and title, and with the very good and unclipped, photo-illustrated, dust-wrapper. Uncommon. TOGETHER WITH the even scarcer Supplement, published as a soft-cover in 1983 [the 1st and only edition], the supplement having minor rubs to the head & tail of its spine but otherwise very good in the original illustrated, black-printed, red thin-card covers. The Supplement takes the pagination from 831 to 891 incl, with a Family Tree, Plates 159-176 incl. and 4 folding or multi-folding technical drawings. Some additional postage may be required for this heavy set.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Almost Fine/Very Good. Sm 4to..

$624.87

The Diary of Beatrice Webb 4 Vol Set. Vol One, 1873-1892, 'Glitter Around and Darkness Within'; Vol Two, 1892-1905, 'All the Good Things of Life'; Vol Three, 1905-1924, 'The Power to Alter Things'; Vol Four, 1924-1943, 'The Wheel of Life'.
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The Diary of Beatrice Webb 4 Vol Set. Vol One, 1873-1892, 'Glitter Around and Darkness Within'; Vol Two, 1892-1905, 'All the Good Things of Life'; Vol Three, 1905-1924, 'The Power to Alter Things'; Vol Four, 1924-1943, 'The Wheel of Life'.

By MacKenzie, Norman and Jeanne (edit). & Beatrice Webb

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press, 1982 Hardbacks, each 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx). Vol 1: Pp xxii, 386 + 8 plates with a total of 40 b/w photos. Vol 2: Pp xv, 376 + 4 plates with a total of 27 b/w photos. Vol 3: Pp xvii, 460 + 4 plates with a total of 28 b/w photos, & Vol 4: Pp xvi, 519 + 4 plates with a total of 31 b/w photos, each volume also having a double-page family tree of the Potter sisters and endpapers illustrated by reproductions from the hand-written diaries. All First Editions as published between 1982 & 1985, each being fine, in the original pastel coloured linen-covered boards/.gilt spine titles and with its fine and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Lge 8vo..

$96.63

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part VI The Doctor's Life 1735-1740 [ Six 6 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1933 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 314 + (i).+ a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece plate Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$38.65

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part X, Johnson's Early Life: The Final Narrative [ Ten 10 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1946 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 224. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to the closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$19.33

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part V The Doctor's Life 1728-1735 [ Five 5 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co, 1928 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 314 + (i). Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges & upper corner torn from front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$38.65

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part XI, Consolidated Index of Persons to Parts I to X, as well as to the Johnsonian portions of "The Reades of Blackwood Hill" and "Dr. Johnson's Ancestry". [ Eleven 11 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1952 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 518. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$83.75

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part IX. A Further Miscellany [ Nine 9 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1939 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp v, 282. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$32.21

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part VII The Jervis, Porter and Other Allied Families [ Seven 7 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1935 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp v, 226, + (ii).+ a double-folding key pedigree and a multi-folding map. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$57.98

Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960
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Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960

By Bache, Mary

West Bromwich: Geo. Salter & Co. Limited, 1960 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 95pp, with a double-page Family Tree, plus a frontispiece and 14 further plates giving a total of 33 b/w photos. Fine, in the original dark-green rexine-covered boards/dulled gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Sm 8vo.

$23.19

The Register of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials of the City of Exeter. Vol 1. The Registers of the Cathedral [for 1594-1813]

By Reynell-Upham, W.U. And Tapley-Soper, F.R.Hist.S. [ Transcribed and Edited by]

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1910 Hardback [Published 1930-31], 160mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 410. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, a label to the spine foot and prelim leaf toned. Otherwise almost fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$70.86

The Register of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials of the Parish of Halberton, Devon, 1605-1837

By Tapley-Soper, H., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S., General Editor, Transcribed by C.A.T. Fursdon

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1930 Hardback [Published 1930-31], 170mm x 220mm tall (6.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 408, with additional pages nos. 48A-48D incl., plus the Supplement pp xxii. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and a label to the spine foot. Otherwise almost fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$109.51

The Register of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials of the Parish of Branscome, Devon, 1539-1812

By Tapley-Soper, H., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S., General Editor, Transcribed by H. Tapley-Soper (exeter City Librarian) and Elijah Chick

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1913 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 308 plus a b/w photo frontispiece plate and a single-leaf cash-account record for the year ending 31st October, 1912. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, a label to the spine foot and some browning of prelims. Otherwise almost fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$77.30

The Register of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials of the Parish of Lapford, Devon. A.D. 1567-1850

By Densham, A.R. [Edited by]

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1954 Hardback, 170mm x 220mm tall (6.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp (iii), 276. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and a label to the spine foot. Otherwise almost fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$83.75

The Registers of Parkham [i.e. of the Marriages, Baptisms and Burials 1537-1823 ]

By Dredge, John Ingle, Vicar of Buckland Brewer, Devon (1874-1897) [Transcribed by], with Introduction by Edward Hensley, M.A., Cam. Rector of Parkham (1864-1889)

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1906 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xxvi (with 2 text figs.), 214. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Unstamped labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and some label residue to foot of front board and prelims toned. Otherwise fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$64.42

The Register of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials of the Parish of Lustleigh, Devon 1631-1837, and Extracts from The Bishop's Transcripts, 1608-1811

By Tapley-Soper, H., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S., F.L.A., General Editor, Transcribed and Edited by The Rev. Herbert Johnson, M.A., and H. Tapley-Soper

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1927 Hardback, published 1927-1930, 175mm x 220mm tall (6.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 114. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Unstamped labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and a label to foot of front board. Otherwise fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$57.98

Devon Feet of Fines. Vol I Richard I - Henry 111, 1196-1272 & Vol. II Edward I - Edward III, 1272-1369
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Devon Feet of Fines. Vol I Richard I - Henry 111, 1196-1272 & Vol. II Edward I - Edward III, 1272-1369

By Tapley-Soper, H., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S., General Editor, Edited by the late The Rev. Oswald J. Reichel, B.C.L., M.A., F.S.A., The late Lieut-Colonel F.B. Prideaux, C.S.I., C.I.E., F.S.A., And H. Tapley-Soper, F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S., F.L.A.

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1939 Two volumes, hardbacks, each 165mm x 220mm tall (6.75" x 8.75" approx.). Volume 1, Published 1912, Pp xiv, 437 and Volume 2, Published 1939, Pp xi, 494. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volumes show little sign of use. Each volume with unstamped labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and a label to spine foot. Prelims of the first volume browned and a one-inch scratch to the rear board of the first volume but otherwise almost fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$212.59

The Register of Marriages, Baptisms & Burials of the Parish of Plymtree, Co. Devon, A.D. 1538 to 1837

By Tapley-Soper, H., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S., F.L.A., General Editor, Transcribed and Edited by The Venerable Edgar Hay, M.A., Archdeacon of Barnstaple

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1940 Hardback, 178mm x 220mm tall (7" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xix, 188 plus a b/w photo frontispiece plate. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Unstamped labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and label residue to spine foot. Otherwise fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$57.98

A Calendar of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for Cornwall and Devon, from Henry III to Charles I (1216-1649)

By Fry, Edward Alexander [Compiled & Edited by]

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1906 Hardback, 160mm x 220mm tall (6.25" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 158. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and a label to foot of front board. A prelim toned but otherwise almost fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$51.54

Subsidy Rolls, Muster & Hearth Tax Rolls and Probate Calendars of the Parish of St. Constantine (Kerrier), Cornwall

By Tapley-Soper, H., F.R.Hist.S., General Editor

Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1910 Hardback, 166mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp (v), 107. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume shows little sign of use. Unstamped labels to front endpapers, a small, neat, embossed stamp-impression to blank foot of a preliminary leaf, and a label to foot of front board. Prelims toned but otherwise almost fine, in green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Several more Record Society volumes relating to surrounding areas, in matching bindings, also available. List provided upon request.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine.

$61.84

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