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The Old Court Suburb; or, Memorials of Kensington, Regal, Critical, and Anecdotical
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The Old Court Suburb; or, Memorials of Kensington, Regal, Critical, and Anecdotical

By Hunt, Leigh

London: Freemantle & Co at 217 Piccadilly, 1902. Number 35 of 150 copies, signed by the artists Edmund Sullivan, C.A. Shepperson, Herbert Railton. Illustrated. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in full blue morocco, a.e.g, red moire silk endpapers, for J.W. Robinson Company by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine. In full blue cloth dropbox. Number 35 of 150 copies, signed by the artists Edmund Sullivan, C.A. Shepperson, Herbert Railton. Illustrated. 2 vols. 4to. With a tipped in Autograph Letter, Signed, from Leigh Hunt to Isaac Latimer of the Plymouth and Davenport Journal. photo

$1500.00

The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England

By Bacon, Francis [Thomas BIRCH, editor]

London: Printed [by William Bowyer] for A. Millar, 1765. Engraved frontispiece in vols. I-IV (portrait by George Vertue in vol. I), two letterpress folding charts, titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes. Vol. III LACKING a1-2 (title-page and first contents leaf). 5 vols. 4to (11-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches). Contemporary russia, covers with wide gilt floral border within an outer floral roll border, spines in 6 compartments with raised bands, contrasting morocco lettering pieces in two compartments, the rest richly gilt with small floral tools, board edges gilt, marbled edges. Some slight wear spine ends. Engraved frontispiece in vols. I-IV (portrait by George Vertue in vol. I), two letterpress folding charts, titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes. Vol. III LACKING a1-2 (title-page and first contents leaf). 5 vols. 4to (11-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches). Bowyer's ledgers show that 500 copies were printed. ESTC T88309 ; Provenance: Lyons Library (bookplate)

$4500.00

Enter the Saint
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Enter the Saint

By Charteris, Leslie

London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, 1930. First Edition. 319pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in modern red morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe/Zaehnsdorf, gilt-ruled dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Fine. First Edition. 319pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The third book featuring Simon Templar as "The Saint"

$600.00

Ice Station Zebra

By MacLean, Alistair

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1963. First edition. 276 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, dust jacket. Price-clipped, but a near fine copy. Housed in quarter morocco blue box by Asprey. First edition. 276 pp. 8vo.

$600.00

The Complete Napoleonic Stories. Uncle Bernac, Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, Advenutures of Gerard, The Great Shadow

By Doyle, Arthur Conan

London: John Murray, 1956. First One Volume edition. xi, [i], 665pp. 8vo. Bound in full red morocco, a.e.g., by Bayntun Riviere, Bath. Fine. First One Volume edition. xi, [i], 665pp. 8vo.

$650.00

The Agony and the Ecstasy
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The Agony and the Ecstasy

By Stone, Irving (1903-1989)

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1961. 8vo. Bound in full black morocco, a.e.g., for Aspreys. Fine. 8vo. INSCRIBED. Inscribed by Stone on ffep.

$400.00

Caracteres Phrenologiques: Et Physiognomiques Des Contemporains Les Plus Celebres
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Caracteres Phrenologiques: Et Physiognomiques Des Contemporains Les Plus Celebres

By Poupin, Theodor

Paris: Germer Baillière, Libraire-Éditeur, 1837. First edition. 35 plates. xi,[5], 281pp. 8vo. Bound in full contempoary tan calf, gilt spine. About fine. First edition. 35 plates. xi,[5], 281pp. 8vo.

$300.00

The Golden Legend
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The Golden Legend

By Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. First edition. 8vo. Full tan morocco lettered and ruled in gilt for Asprey, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Fine. First edition. 8vo.

$900.00

Arno Werner, One Man's Work. Introduced and edited by Carol J. Blinn

East Hampton: Warwick Press, 1982. One of 200, inscribed by Carol Blinn on colophon page. With hand water colored portrait of Arno on title page. 6 plates with 12 photos of bindings tipped in. Also with extra signature and 6 plates showing 12 bindings in color, printed on glossy stock. pp. [6], 15, [1], [14]. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Q@uarter morocco and paste paper by CJB. Fine. One of 200, inscribed by Carol Blinn on colophon page. With hand water colored portrait of Arno on title page. 6 plates with 12 photos of bindings tipped in. Also with extra signature and 6 plates showing 12 bindings in color, printed on glossy stock. pp. [6], 15, [1], [14]. 1 vols. Small 8vo. One of 200.

$300.00

The Book of the Hackle
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The Book of the Hackle

By Elder, Frank

Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press [33 Montgomery Street], 1979. First edition, Number 78 of 85 copies leather bound with real Hackles. Printed by R.& R. Clark Ltd noted on slip laid in. Illustrated and with 29 real hackles tipped onto black paper at end of book. xxii, 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's full maroon crushed morocco gilt, all edges gilt, in slipcase, by A. W. Lumsden. First edition, Number 78 of 85 copies leather bound with real Hackles. Printed by R.& R. Clark Ltd noted on slip laid in. Illustrated and with 29 real hackles tipped onto black paper at end of book. xxii, 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

$900.00

The Village of Palaces; or, Chronicles of Chelsea
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The Village of Palaces; or, Chronicles of Chelsea

By (EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED) L'Estrange, Rev. A.G.

London: Hurst and Blackett, 1880. Extra-illustrated with 76 plates. 2 vols. 8vo. Three quarter green morocco, t.e.g. Spines faintly toned, else fine. Extra-illustrated with 76 plates. 2 vols. 8vo.

$600.00

Idylls of the King
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Idylls of the King

By Tennyson, Alfred Lord

London: Edward Moxon & Co, 1859. First edition, first state, with verso of title leaf blank. vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full green Near contemporary pebbled contemporary morocco, elaboartely gilt, a.e.g.. with the emblem of an eagle with wheat sheaves in mouth (part of the Cass family crest) in central panel of upper cover. Almost fine. With the bookplate of Frederick Charles Cass, Monken Hadley. First edition, first state, with verso of title leaf blank. vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

$600.00

The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady, and the Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady
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The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady, and the Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

By Holden, Edith

London: Webb & Bower, 1989. LIMITED EDITION, number 1 of 15. Signed by Holden's great niece, Rowena Scott, on the limitation page. Illustrated after Holden's watercolor illustrations. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in full green morocco, gilt-ruled covers, gilt decorated spine, gilt-decorated dentelles, marbled free endpapers, all edges gilt, by Zaehnsdorf. Matching green morocco tipped marbled paper over boards slipcase. Fine. LIMITED EDITION, number 1 of 15. Signed by Holden's great niece, Rowena Scott, on the limitation page. Illustrated after Holden's watercolor illustrations. 2 vols. 4to. Copy #1 from an edition of 15. Facsimiles of two manuscript diaries from 1906, reproducing the hand-written text and watercolor illustrations from the originals. Holden, a relatively obscure illustrator of children's books, drowned accidentally in the Thames in 1920. The posthumous publication of her notebooks in 1977 and 1989 made her famous, and The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady was adapted into a biographical television series in the U.K.

$2500.00

Effusions of Love from Chatelar to Mary Queen of Scotland. Translated from a Gallic Manuscript ... Interspersed with Songs, Sonnets, and Notes Explanatory, by the Translator
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Effusions of Love from Chatelar to Mary Queen of Scotland. Translated from a Gallic Manuscript ... Interspersed with Songs, Sonnets, and Notes Explanatory, by the Translator

By [Ireland, William Henry]

London: C. Chapple, 1805. First edition. Engraved frontispiece. vi, 151, [1, ad] pp. 12mo. Publisher's boards, printed label on front cover. Loss to spine ends, else a fine, uncut copy. Bookplate of Joan Feisenberger. First edition. Engraved frontispiece. vi, 151, [1, ad] pp. 12mo. With MS Genealogy of 'Chatelar' by Ireland. First edition in publisher's boards, with Ireland's initials dated 22 Nov. 1805 to the front pastedown and his bibliographic note to rear endpaper regarding the genealogy of his creation, the 16th-century French poet "Chatelar" Freeman, Bibliotheca Fictiva 506

$2000.00

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By Franklin, Benjamin

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1868. First Complete Edition. Large Paper Copy, #25 of 100 copies, with a tipped etching of Franklin's House at front, captioned. Extra-Illustrated. 409 pp.Printed by the Lippincott Press. 1 vols. Large octavo. Bound in full brown morocco, t.e.g., for Asprey. Fine. First Complete Edition. Large Paper Copy, #25 of 100 copies, with a tipped etching of Franklin's House at front, captioned. Extra-Illustrated. 409 pp.Printed by the Lippincott Press. 1 vols. Large octavo. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. ONE OF 100. Howes F 323 "aa"

$1500.00

Spalding's Base Ball Guide and Official League Book for 1889
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Spalding's Base Ball Guide and Official League Book for 1889

By Spalding, A.G.

Chicago and New York: A.G. Spalding, 1889. Illustrated. 135, [5]pp. 12mo. Half purple calf calf and marbled boards. Fine. Illustrated. 135, [5]pp. 12mo.

$450.00

Leçons cliniques sur l'hystérie et l'hypnotisme faites à l'Hôpital Saint-André de Bordeaux... d'une Lettre-Préface de M. Le Professeur J.-M. Charlot
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Leçons cliniques sur l'hystérie et l'hypnotisme faites à l'Hôpital Saint-André de Bordeaux... d'une Lettre-Préface de M. Le Professeur J.-M. Charlot

By Pitres, Albert

Paris: Ocatve Doin, 1891. First edition. Tome I : avec 75 figures in-texte et 6 planches hors-texte; Tome II : avec 58 figures dans le texte et 10 planches hors texte, d après les photographies originales de F. Panajou, chef du service de photographie de la faculté de médecine de Bordeaux.. .x, [2], 531; [iv], 551pp. 2 vols. Royal 8vo. Half contemporary blue morocco. Very Good, minor foxing. First edition. Tome I : avec 75 figures in-texte et 6 planches hors-texte; Tome II : avec 58 figures dans le texte et 10 planches hors texte, d après les photographies originales de F. Panajou, chef du service de photographie de la faculté de médecine de Bordeaux.. .x, [2], 531; [iv], 551pp. 2 vols. Royal 8vo.

$900.00

The Stork Club Bar Book
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The Stork Club Bar Book

By Beebe, Lucius

New York: Rinehart & Co, 1946. First edition, deluxe issue. 136 pp., designed by Paul Rand. 8vo. Publisher's deluxe red flexible leather binding, stamped in gilt, owner's name ("Robert Hicks") stamped in gilt at foot of front cover. First edition, deluxe issue. 136 pp., designed by Paul Rand. 8vo. Deluxe issue in red leather of this essential cocktail manual by society writer Lucias Beebe, with drinks for morning, noon and night. "To millions and millions of people all of over the world the Stork symbolizes and epitomizes the de luxe upholstery of quintessentially urban existence. It means fame; it means wealth; it means an elegant way of life among celebrated folk" (Introduction).

$1250.00

The Virginians. A Tale of the Last Century
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The Virginians. A Tale of the Last Century

By Thackeray, William Makepeace

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1859. First edition, in original monthly parts. 48 engraved plates, several small woodcuts in the text by Thackeray. 24 parts. 1 vols. 8vo. Original yellow wrappers. 8 plates browned, several others with marginal foxing, some soiling and chipping to wrappers. In half crimson morocco slipcase (top broken), with chemise. Very good. First edition, in original monthly parts. 48 engraved plates, several small woodcuts in the text by Thackeray. 24 parts. 1 vols. 8vo. With the Virginians Advertiser in each part and most of the ads in Van Duzer. Van Duzer 232

$1000.00

List of Wharfedale Flies
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List of Wharfedale Flies

By Swarbick, John

Huddersfield: Published by Ken Smith Publishing, 2009. Limited edition, one of 50 copies, signed by Stuart Bowdin. 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Blue morocco-backed paper-covered boards (text) and full blue morocco (flies), in original wooden two-box tray case.; 30 fly patterns mounted on 8 accordion-folded mats, 2 flies mounted to pastedowns of text volume, 6 folding color plates depicting 30 fishing flies, frontispiece, in-text illustrations, prospectus laid in. Leather strap on clamshell box torn, else fine. Limited edition, one of 50 copies, signed by Stuart Bowdin. 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 inches. DELUXE EDITION. Blue morocco-backed paper-covered boards (text) and full blue morocco (flies), in original wooden two-box tray case. 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 inches; 30 fly patterns mounted on 8 accordion-folded mats, 2 flies mounted to pastedowns of text volume, 6 folding color plates depicting 30 fishing flies, frontispiece, in-text illustrations, prospectus laid in. Leather strap on clamshell box torn, else fine.

$1000.00

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