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THE ROADMENDER
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THE ROADMENDER

By Fairless, Michael

London: Duckworth, 1927. 196 pages. Original green leather binding, elaborate gilt design to front board and spine, spine faded to buff, front and rear boards remain green, very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, illustrated endpapers, some foxing to first and last few pages, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy with an unusually attractive binding.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$23.15

LEARNED PIGS & FIREPROOF WOMEN. A History of Unique Eccentric & Amazing Entertainers
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LEARNED PIGS & FIREPROOF WOMEN. A History of Unique Eccentric & Amazing Entertainers

By JAY, RICKY

London: Robert Hale Ltd, 1987. pp. ix, 343. Ooriginal dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to edges, hardback binding very good with light knock to head of the spine. Contents clean and tight, top edge of book block slightly dust marked/spotted, otherwise no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good clean copy. Superbly illustrated including colour plates, with playbills, posters and portraits, many not published before. Chapters include Harry Kahne: The Multiple Mental Marvel; Willard, the Man who Grows; Max Malini: The Last of the Mountebanks; Datas: The Man who Knew too Much; Arthur Lloyd: The Humorous Human Card; Seamus Burke & Others, etc. Index.. First and Later Editions. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to (large 4to). Book.

$61.72

THE SHEEP AND WOOL CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR JOSEPH BANKS 1781 - 1820

By Carter, Harold (Editor)

London: The Library Council of New South Wales in Association with The British Museum (Natural History), 1979. A very good first edition, dust jacket very good with some wear and creasing to edges. Cloth binding very good, contents clean and tight, copy of notes by Carter loosly inserted, no inscriptions. A very good copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. Book.

$38.58

LUKE WISEMAN AS I KNEW HIM A Tribute to a Great Man
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LUKE WISEMAN AS I KNEW HIM A Tribute to a Great Man

By Thompson, J. A. (John Armstrong)

London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1951. 82 pages; 8 b/w plates. Very good with light wear, stapled binding in original cream card wrappers. Frederick Luke Wiseman, Methodist minister at Battersea Central Mission, 1858-1944.. First Impression. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo (18 x 12cm).

$12.86

PAPER BOATS An Autobiography
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PAPER BOATS An Autobiography

By Butler, E. M.

London: Collins, 1959. 191 pages. Original stylish dust jacket designed by Kenneth Farnhill, good, with some general wear and rubbing, a little scuffed to head of spine, price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the front free end paper, no inscriptions, slightl foxing to end papers. A very good copy with dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$19.29

Portrait of a Parish Priest. St. John Vianney, the Curé d' Ars
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Portrait of a Parish Priest. St. John Vianney, the Curé d' Ars

By Sheppard, Lancelot C.

London: Burns & Oates, 1958. pp. ix,189; b/w illustrations. Original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with minimal wear, cloth slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.29

MAN OF WOLVERHAMPTON
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MAN OF WOLVERHAMPTON

By Von Harton, M.; Marston, M.

Lancashire: Coombe Springs Press, 1979. x 255 pp, dj, no date c.1980 A fine copy with minor stains to bottom page edges. A biography of Charles Marston, the founder of Sunbeam Motorcycles - a true innovator. A very good copy of this rare book.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Books.

$10.29

Memorials of the Public Life and Character of the Right Hon. James Oswald, of Dunnikier
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Memorials of the Public Life and Character of the Right Hon. James Oswald, of Dunnikier

By Oswald, James, of Dunnikier

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co., 1825. pp xxiii 484, frontispiece plate, title page. Original half leather binding, ornate gilt to spine, five raised bands, marbled paper covered boards, very good with light wear only, joints a little cracked, see image please. Contents clean and tight, matching marble endpapers, Charles Awdry plates to endpapers, first and last few pages a little toned, with some spotting, no inscriptions. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$77.15

MEMOIRS OF SIR ELIJAH IMPEY, KNT.,
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MEMOIRS OF SIR ELIJAH IMPEY, KNT.,

By Impey, Elijah Barwell.

London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1846. pp xxxi 438, frontispiece plate, title page. Original half leather binding, ornate gilt to spine, five raised bands, marbled paper covered boards, very good with light wear only, joints firm, see image please. Contents clean and tight, matching marble endpapers, first and last few pages a little toned, with some spotting, no inscriptions. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$122.16

LIFE OF GENERAL GORDON
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LIFE OF GENERAL GORDON

By Anon

London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd., 1903. 369 pages; a few b/w illustrations. Binding; full calf binding by Relfe Brothers, London, with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, board surround and red title label. Binding very good with only very light wear, and fading to spine. Marbled fore-edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, matching marbled end-papers. Contents good and tight, no foxing, prize plate to front pastedown, inscription to front blank "J M T deBurgh prize for Classics". A near fine prize binding. [Printers code to the rear would suggest published 1903]. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$70.72

FIRST GENERATION AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY [Inscribed By the author]
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FIRST GENERATION AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY [Inscribed By the author]

By Sirluck, Ernest

London: University of Toronto Press, 1996. 407 pages. Original dust jacket very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper. A very good copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$15.43

MEMORIES OF SIR WALTER SCOTT
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MEMORIES OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

By Skene, James, Edited By Basil Thomson

London: John Murray, 1909. 240 pages with portrait. Original hardback binding, blue cloth, gilt to spine, good with a little general wear and fading. Contents clean and tight, endpapers lightly toned, private bookplate belonging to Adolphus William Ward Master of Peterhouse. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$15.43

DAVID HOSACK Citizen of New York
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DAVID HOSACK Citizen of New York

By Robbins, Christine Chapman

Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1964. A very good copy signed and inscribed by the author to the front end paper "To Sir George Taylor, Compliments of the author Christine Chapman Robbins" [Sir George Taylor: born Edinburgh 1904, obtained a first class degree from Edinburgh University, went on to become the Keeper of Botany, British Museum; Director of Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, general plant collector and botanist.] 246 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with slight general wear and a little rubbing to edges, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no foxing or other markings. A very good to fine copy, signed and inscribed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$41.15

JOHN WILLIAM BEWS A Memoir
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JOHN WILLIAM BEWS A Memoir

By Gale, George W.

Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 1954. 140 pages, frontispiece portrait, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Loosely inserted is a booklet :Guide to the Trees in the Botanic Gardens, Pietermaritzburg. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$25.72

A Short Account of the Last Sickness and Death of Maria Mott, daughter of Richard and Abigail Mott, of Mamaroneck, in the State of New-York.
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A Short Account of the Last Sickness and Death of Maria Mott, daughter of Richard and Abigail Mott, of Mamaroneck, in the State of New-York.

By Richard Mott; Abigail Mott

London: Darton, 1817. 24 pages;. This small publication is unbound, but retained in a paper cover. Contents clean and tight, complete, very light spotting to the title page only, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this scarce early edition.. First Edition, Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$154.31

AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CORRESPONDENCE BEING THE LETTERS OF DEANE SWIFT-PITT-THE -LYTTLETONS AND THE GRENVILLES-LORD DACRE-ROBERT NUGENT-CHARLES JENKINSON-THE EARLS OF GUILFORD, COVENTRY & HARDWICKE-SIR EDWARD TURNER-MR TALBOT OF LACOCK, AND OTHERS
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AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CORRESPONDENCE BEING THE LETTERS OF DEANE SWIFT-PITT-THE -LYTTLETONS AND THE GRENVILLES-LORD DACRE-ROBERT NUGENT-CHARLES JENKINSON-THE EARLS OF GUILFORD, COVENTRY & HARDWICKE-SIR EDWARD TURNER-MR TALBOT OF LACOCK, AND OTHERS

By Dickins, Lilian & Stanton, Mary

London: John Murray, 1910. pp xiv, 466 , frontisepiece present with tissue guard Original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, with general wear, faded spine and lightly frayed. Contents clean and tight, paper toned, page edges spotted A good tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$25.72

The Lives of Dr. Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, Dr. Sanderson.
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The Lives of Dr. Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, Dr. Sanderson.

By Walton, Izaak

LONDON: Henry Washbourne, 1847. This is the Nicols edition with Major's illustrative notes, portraits etc. 453 pages; b/w portraits of each character with paper guards. Original fine leather binding, with elaborate gilt pattern to the front and rear boards, gilt decoration and lettering to the spine. very good with a little general wear to spine ends and edges. Contents clean and tight, binding firm, appears unread. This copy was presented to the Bookseller's Provident Retreat by the publishers in 1852 as carefully inscribed. Also has the rather fine bookplate belonging to Edwyn Lyte to the front pastedown. A near fine copy well preserved... New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$212.17

MEMOIR OF WILLIAM CAREY, D.D. LATE MISSIONARY TO BENGAL; PROFESSOR OF ORIENTAL LANGUAGES IN THE COLLEGE OF FORT WILLIAM, CALCUTTA
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MEMOIR OF WILLIAM CAREY, D.D. LATE MISSIONARY TO BENGAL; PROFESSOR OF ORIENTAL LANGUAGES IN THE COLLEGE OF FORT WILLIAM, CALCUTTA

By Carey, Eustace

London: Jackson and Walford, 1836. 630 pages, frontispiece present, toned. Original half leather binding with marbled boards, good with a little general wear and rounding of corners, hinges sound. Contents clean and tight, text block firm some cracking to endpapers only, name to the front pastedown, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$77.15

ANGLO-INDIAN WORTHIES SECOND SERIES: [includes] Charles Grant, Director of the East India Company; Sir William Jones, Learned Oriental Scholar; Reginald Heber, the Sweet Singer...; Sir Monier Monier-Williams; Sir Herbert Edwardes; Sir Arthur Cotton
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ANGLO-INDIAN WORTHIES SECOND SERIES: [includes] Charles Grant, Director of the East India Company; Sir William Jones, Learned Oriental Scholar; Reginald Heber, the Sweet Singer...; Sir Monier Monier-Williams; Sir Herbert Edwardes; Sir Arthur Cotton

By Morris, Henry

London, Madras and Colombo: The Christian Literature Society, 1907. The printed front cover is dated 1901, but the biographies within are dated 1905 or 1907. Each biography includes a separate dated title page and engraved portrait frontispiece plate + pp. 40, 25, 31,16, 40, & 39. 'Printed at the S. P. C. K. Press, Vepery. Madras 1907.' Card covers and linen spine somewhat worn and marked, holding together well. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy. Very Scarce.. Second Edition. Hardback. Good. 8vo.

$54.01

WALTER HEADLAM His Letters and Poems  with a Memoir By Cecil Headlam and a Bibliography By L. Haward
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WALTER HEADLAM His Letters and Poems with a Memoir By Cecil Headlam and a Bibliography By L. Haward

By Headlam, Walter

London: Duckworth, 1910. pp. ix, 170, [1]; frontispiece portrait plate with tissue guard. Original blue cloth hardback binding, with a little rubbing to head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, a couple of small stamps to the front end paper otherwise unmarked, contemporary newspaper article neatly tipped onto the front end paper. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$20.57

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