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D'un Trompette qui fust refusé de loger à son logis ordinaire par la Maîtresse en l'absence de son Mari. - Illustré d'un frontispice, un en-tête, un cul-de-lampe, un fleuron du titre, des lettres ornées, dessinés, coloriés et enluminés par Henri Malatesta
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D'un Trompette qui fust refusé de loger à son logis ordinaire par la Maîtresse en l'absence de son Mari. - Illustré d'un frontispice, un en-tête, un cul-de-lampe, un fleuron du titre, des lettres ornées, dessinés, coloriés et enluminés par Henri Malatesta

By Malatesta, Henri

Paris: Maurice Glomeau, Éditeur, 1913 128mm x 178mm tall (5" x 7" approx.) 14pp + (i), with brightly coloured illustrations throughout. Number 233 of a Limited Edition of 300 copies only.. First Edition. Soft Covers. Fine. Limited Edition.

$40.15

Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its present State
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Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its present State

By Ebensten, Hanns

London: Derek Verschoyle, 1954 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 96pp with 87 illustrations in the text and a Bibliography, plus a multi-image colour-plate frontispiece and 8 further plates containing a total of 10 b/w photos. Some light occasional foxing, otherwise very good, in the original orange cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and gilt front board logo, and with the very good and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition, Second Impression. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$127.13

The Red, White and Blue
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The Red, White and Blue

By Murray, S.M.

London & New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1900 Landscape-style hardback, 320mm x 253mm tall (12.75" x 10" approx.). 24pp + double-folding [double leaf-sized] colour frontispiece of the Royal Yacht on the occasion of the Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Naval Review in 1897, with surrounding verse; b/w photo-illustrated title-page with verse; b/w plate with a painting of four children in a small sailing boat, by John H Bacon (?); 10 further colour-plates from paintings by various maritime artists, of a) the Pleasure Steamer 'La Marguerite', 'Whaling', A Peninsular & Oriental steamship leaving the Thames en-route to Australia captioned 'The Greyhound of the Seas'; 'The Powerful' in Durban Bay during the Boer War with verse entitled "The 'Handy' Men"; A ship in danger of imminent attack by a torpedo-boat and cruiser; Nelson's 'Victory'; 'The Trawler'; 'Sailing in the Bay'; 'A Brig Towed into Port', & 'A Full-Rigged Ship', each colour-plate accompanied by a description or verse printed in blue, Plus 21 further illustrations in the text in b/w or line, including a small Caldecott drawing. Undated, but circa 1900. Good, in the original colour-illustrated, cream paper-covered boards/red cloth spine, and with Thomas Nelson & Sons green-printed logo (upside-down) on rear board. An uncommon and wonderfully 'gung-ho' production, seemingly designed to convince British youngsters to go to sea and impress upon them that a cabin-boy might rise to become an Admiral of the Fleet.. First & Only Edition?.

$127.13

Family Prayers
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Family Prayers

By Thornton, The Late Henry, Esq, M.P.

187, Piccadilly, London: Hatchard and Co., 1859 Hardback, 110mm x 175mm tall (4.25" x 7" approx.). Pp xii, 252 + 32pp Publisher's catalogue for June 1859. Spine lightly sunned and a couple of minor external rubs and marks. Internally, apart for some light [and eminently eraseable] pencilled annotations to margins, etc., very good. [Shield-shaped, black-printed on light blue paper, bookseller's label to front pastedown: "R.Corner - Bookseller, Printer & Stationer, Wellington"]. Thirty-seventh Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$26.76

The Gospel By Signal. Simple Methods of Visible Illustration Applied to Bible Subjects
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The Gospel By Signal. Simple Methods of Visible Illustration Applied to Bible Subjects

By Webster, A.W. & Dryburgh, Rev. Wm., M.A., D.B.

London: The Sunday School Union, 1904 Uncommon, only four copies listed on Copac. Hardback, 120mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp x, 137 + 1p Publisher's advert, with a full-colour, double-page frontispiece illustrating a total of 36 signalling flags and line-drawn illustrations in the text. Spine lightly faded with a couple of minor edge-rubs, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, art-nouveau-decorated, green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles/top edge green, with Webster's signed, hand-written presentation inscription, dated May 1904, to the toned front free endpaper.. Inscribed & Signed. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$60.22

School Method. Notes and Hints, from lectures delivered at the Borough Road Training College, London
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School Method. Notes and Hints, from lectures delivered at the Borough Road Training College, London

By Gladman, F.J., B.A., B.Sc. (Lond.).

London: Jarrold and Sons, 1880 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). 168pp. Very good, in the original black-printed, green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Undated, but circa 1880. Eighth Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$26.76

How Shall I Word It? A Letter-Writer For Men And Women [ Given on the front cover as: A Complete Letter Writer...]
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How Shall I Word It? A Letter-Writer For Men And Women [ Given on the front cover as: A Complete Letter Writer...]

By Devereux, G. R. M. Author of 'Etiquette for Men', 'Etiquette for Women', &c.&c.

London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd Hardback, 125mm x 188mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 103 + (xiv - adverts, including . Undated, but COPAC suggests 1901-1905 or thereabouts. Light rub to head of spine, 1909 owner's name to upper margin of prelims, and paper stock browned throughout, otherwise sound, in the original red & black-printed pictorial green cloth-covered boards/black title and original price of 1/- to spine, with advert for Fry's Pure Concentrated Cocoa to rear board.. Early Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$11.37

A Handy Book on Criminal Law, Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions
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A Handy Book on Criminal Law, Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions

By Sleigh, W. Campbell, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law

London & New York: G. Routledge & Co., 1858 Hardback, 120mm x 182mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). Pp vii, 168. The signature of a contemporary owner to the front pastedown; underlinings on a few leaves, and a couple of minor external marks. Otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Uncommon.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$26.76

The Narcs Game. Organizational and Informational Limits on Drug Law Enforcement [i.e. Narcotics ]
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The Narcs Game. Organizational and Informational Limits on Drug Law Enforcement [i.e. Narcotics ]

By Manning, Peter K.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Mit Press, 1980 Hardback, 160mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xv, 316. Almost fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise good and unclipped dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. Lge 8vo..

$20.07

A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century
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A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century

By Shergold, N.D.

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1967 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.), Pp xxx, 624 + (xx) with 20 pages of plates containing a total of 34 b/w photo-illustrations, and a useful Glossary and Bibliography. A little minor spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise fine, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$86.98

The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.
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The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.

By Foster, Stephen Colins and Others [ Paul Robeson ]

London: The Family Journal, 1937 165mm x 228mm tall (6.5" x 9" approx.) 24pp incl. covers. Paper toned and staples rusted but sound, otherwise good. Published as a Supplement to the November 6th, 1937 issue of The Family Journal. The illustrated words and music to fourteen negro spirituals from the repertoire of the great Paul Robeson. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Good/N/A.

$16.73

Metaphor and Art. Interactionism and Reference in the Verbal and Nonverbal Arts
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Metaphor and Art. Interactionism and Reference in the Verbal and Nonverbal Arts

By Hausman, Carl R.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.).Pp xiv, 238. Almost fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/silver spine title, and with the slightly spine-sunned but otherwise fine & unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper with design by David Deadman.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Lge 8vo..

$86.98

Christ in Egypt. The Horus-Jesus Connection
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Christ in Egypt. The Horus-Jesus Connection

By Murdock, D.M.

Stellar House Publishing LLC, 2009 154mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp viii, 573 + 1p advert, with some illustrations and an extensive Bibliography. Almost fine, in the original blue soft-card covers/white titles.. First Edition. Almost Fine.

$20.07

The International Law Enforcement Catalogue 1988
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The International Law Enforcement Catalogue 1988

By Defence Publications International

Huddersfield: Defence Publications International Ltd., 1988 Softcover, 210mm x 300mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 171pp with b/w photo illustrations. Front cover creased, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated blue soft-card covers/yellow titles.. Second Edition. Good/N/A. 4to.

$26.76

The Psychology of Handwriting TOGETHER WITH the Illustrated Supplement [ graphology]

By Saudek, Robert

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1925 Hardback, 165mm x 250mm tall (6.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp xii, (ii), 288, with a typewritten Bibliography laid-down to the verso of the rear free endpaper, Together with, held under a cloth band inside the rear cover, the "Illustrated Supplement", 145mm x 225mm tall {5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 7pp text plus XLVIII pages with 124 examples of the handwriting and signatures of various personages of the period. A couple of minor repaired splits to the spine head, otherwise very good, in the original black-ruled, light green cloth-covered boards/white titles, the Supplement being fine, in matching green soft-card covers.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Large 8vo..

$46.84

The Finding of Saint Augustine's Chair ( St. Augustine's )

By Johnston, James, M.B.Lond ( The Late )

Birmingham: Cornish Brothers, 1898 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp iv, 98, with a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and plus four futher engraved plates. Lacking front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/black titles, with a captioned vignette of the chair to the front board "The Chair, Now in the Royal Museum Canterbury"... First ( & Only?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.

$33.46

The Child's Magazine and Sunday-Scholar's Companion for the Year 1835. New Series Vol. 5 [ Vol. 12 from the Commencement ]

By Anon

14, City Road, London: J. Mason, 1835 69mm x 110mm tall (2.75" x 4.25" approx.). Pp (iii), 384, with a frontispiece, a title-vignette for each of the twelve monthly sections and sundry further engravings in the text. Prelims foxed and one intenal joint reinforced with clear paper tape, otherwise good, in contemporary gilt-ruled, red leather-covered boards/gilt spine title/all edges gilt. This year's edition not listed in COPAC. Postage will be adjusted for this small volume.. First & Only Edition Thus. Full Leather. Good.

$40.15

Joe Louis Man and Super-Fighter

By Van Every, Edward. SIGNED

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1936 A signed association copy. Hardback, 134mm x 192mm tall. 183pp + b/w photo frontispiece. Good and tight in the original brown cloth-covered boards with yellow titles. [Description would be "very good" apart from some splash dulling to the front board]. SIGNED by the Author on the front free endpaper and with the presentation inscription:- "to Johnny Best", and with the white-on-red printed despatch label of The Ring Book Shop, Madison Square Garden Arcade, New York City, N.Y. inscribed in ink "Compliments of Peter Reilly". It is not known whether Peter Reilly is the same as the one listed in the Boxing News Record for 1939, and who managed the French-Canadian light-heavy Jack Delaney in the 1920's, but is certain that the Johnny Best for whom this volume was signed, was the well-known boxing promoter who owned and ran the Liverpool Stadium from the 1920's thro' the 30's. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

$200.73

Hints on the Management of Duns

By The Honourable ----------, A Younger Son [ T.C. Newby ??]

London: T.C. Newby, 1845 5" x 8" tall approx. 158pp + col. frontis. plate and with vignette illustrations in the text. Frontis. and title leaves foxed and minor occasional spotting throughout. Original blind-decorated brown cloth-covered boards, recently recased, with new endpapers and the spine cloth laid down. Gilt spine title. A humorous work on the pains and pleasures of owing money and the methods employed, or attempted to be employed, by those seeking payment of same. An uncommon item, the anonymous author of which has not been identified. . First [& only Edition?]. Hard Cover.

$100.37

Travel, Adventure and Sport from Blackwood's Magazine - Volume 5 [ Vol. V ]

By Blackwood's Magazine

Edinburgh and London n.d. Circa 1890: William Blackwood & Sons Hardback, 108mm x 168mm tall (4.25" x 6.5" approx.), with a total of Pp [iv], 380, of which Landor R. Crosse; "The Destruction of Szegedin" pp 1-48, Anon "Six Weeks in a Tower" pp 49-106; Lieut.-Colonel Henry Smith "Reminiscences of a Ross-Shire Forest" pp 107-173; George Finlay. "An Adventure During the Greek Revolution" pp 174-192; Andrew Wilson "A Run Through Kathiawar" pp 193-337; G.W. Hartley "The Salmon of Clootie's Hole" pp 338-359; J.P. Maud "A Fall Hunt in the Rockies" pp 360-380. Some marks to spine, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, light-blue cloth-covered boards/decorated front board/gilt spine title. . First Edition Thus. Very Good/N/A.

$26.76

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