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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.

$26.73

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.

$160.36

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.

$26.73

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.

$220.49

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.

$80.18

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.

$56.12

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. 8vo.

$24.05

BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ITS LEGENDS, HISTORY AND NATURAL HISTORY
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BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ITS LEGENDS, HISTORY AND NATURAL HISTORY

By Wells, Charles (editor); Sir John Swaish (preface)

Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1927. Preface by dated July 1927. 26 pages; b/w photographic frontispiece plate; folding map at rear. Printed card covers fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, slight spotting to title page and page edges, no inscriptions. A very good to fine copy. Scarce early guide.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$29.40

BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE Official Guide
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BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE Official Guide

By City And County of Bristol

Bristol: City And County of Bristol, 1950. No date c. 1950? Official, stapled, guide booklet illustrated with b/w photographic plates; printed card covers. Covers very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good/fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.36

BLAISE CASTLE HOUSE FOLK MUSEUM (Branch of the City Museum, Bristol) SHORT GUIDE
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BLAISE CASTLE HOUSE FOLK MUSEUM (Branch of the City Museum, Bristol) SHORT GUIDE

By City And County of Bristol

Bristol: The City Museum and Art Gallery Committee , 1949. Stapled guide booklet illustrated with b/w photographic plates; printed card covers. Covers very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good/fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.36

EDWARD COLSTON [1636 - 1721 A.D.] Supplement to a Chronological Account of His Life and Work Together with an Account of the Colston Societies and Memorials in Bristol
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EDWARD COLSTON [1636 - 1721 A.D.] Supplement to a Chronological Account of His Life and Work Together with an Account of the Colston Societies and Memorials in Bristol

By Wilkins, H. J.

Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1925. 40 pages. Printed card covers fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good to fine copy of the scarce supplement.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$37.42

BLAISE CASTLE
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BLAISE CASTLE

By Brightman, H. E

Broadmead, Bristol: Partridge & Love, 1930. No date but circa 1930. Sewn booklet; 22 pages; fine b/w photographic plates; folding map at rear. Printed card covers very good with light rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Scarce, well illustrated, early guide.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Large 8vo. Book.

$18.71

City of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery CATALOGUE OF THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF PICTURES AND STATUARY
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City of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery CATALOGUE OF THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF PICTURES AND STATUARY

By City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Bristol: City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, 1949. 163 pages; b/w plates; printed card covers. Covers very good with with a little light wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good copy.. Second Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo. Book.

$18.71

A NEW BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and Writings of the Eminent Persons and Remarkable Characters in Every Age and Nation.
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A NEW BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and Writings of the Eminent Persons and Remarkable Characters in Every Age and Nation.

By Jones, Stephen

London: Printed for G. C. And J. Robinson, J. Wallis, J. Scatcherd and E. Newbery, 1796. unpaginated, half title and title pages both present. Bound in contemporary or near contemporary full polished calf, good with a little general wear and rubbing, front joint inconspicuously and professionally repaired, both boards firmly attached. Contents clean and tight, original blue marbled end papers present. A good to very good copy.. The Second Edition, Corrected . Full Leather. Good. 12mo (9 x 13.5 cm). Book.

$26.73

PENSEES DE BLAISE PASCAL Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique
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PENSEES DE BLAISE PASCAL Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique

By PASCAL, Blaise

Paris: Emler Freres, Libraires, 1829. 498 pages; half title and title pages both present. Contemporary half tan calf binding with red title label to the spine, gilt decoration. A little rubbed and lightly marked, leather very slightly chipped to the head of the spine. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy in an attractive binding.. New Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$33.41

BLAISE CASTLE [with Additional, earlier Leaflet on Blaise Castle.]
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BLAISE CASTLE [with Additional, earlier Leaflet on Blaise Castle.]

By Brightman, H. E

Broadmead, Bristol: Partridge & Love, 1930. First Item: sewn booklet, no date but circa 1930. 22 pages; fine b/w photographic plates; folding map at rear. An orignal 19th c. lithographic print of the castle has been pasted onto the inside front cover; additionally a newspaper clipping regarding Blaize Castle, dated Oct 1919, has been tipped onto the front page. Printed card covers very good with light rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, green stamp of the Terence Bryant Bristol Collection, no inscription, slight misfold to the map. A very good copy. Scarce, well illustrated, early guide. Second Item: Blaise Castle, 4-page folded leaflet dated May, 1927 and initialed C. P. W. A little worn to edges, a couple of nicks otherwise very good. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Large 8vo. Book.

$24.05

COTONEASTERS FROM THE EASTERN HIMALAYA
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COTONEASTERS FROM THE EASTERN HIMALAYA

By Yu, Tse-Tsun

London: The British Museum (Natural History), 1954. pp.123-142; Plates 3-4. includes key to sections, series and species,plates of the type specimens of Cotoneaster taylorii, and Cotoneaster sanguineus; printed card covers. Sewn bookplates; covers very good with with a little light wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good copy. (Bulletin of The British Museum (Natural History) Botany, Vol. I No. 5.). First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$29.40

BRISTOL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY EXPLANATORY GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGICAL RELIEF MAP OF THE BRISTOL DISTRICT
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BRISTOL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY EXPLANATORY GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGICAL RELIEF MAP OF THE BRISTOL DISTRICT

By reynolds, Professor S. H.

Bristol: Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, 1935. 24 pages, geological sections. Printed card covers with a little toning, otherwise very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this scarce geological guide.(Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Publication. no. 19.). Second Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo. Book.

$16.04

JOSEPH BANKS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, 1766. His Diary, Manuscripts and Collections.
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JOSEPH BANKS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, 1766. His Diary, Manuscripts and Collections.

By Lysaght. A. M.

London: Faber & Faber, 1971. pp. 512; illustrated throughout with colour and black and white plates.Loosely inserted Errata and offprint from Brunonia 'Nomenclatural History of Hibbertia grossulariifolia by William T. Stearn (This copy from Stearn's library, though not signed - see below). Obituary from the Times 8 October 1981 tipped onto front endpaper. Dust jacket very good with a little general wear and rubbing to edges, a couple of nicks repaired with archival tape to the underside, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding very good, lower corner lightly bumped, nick to cloth at base of spine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy. [Provenance: from the library of Prof. William Stearn, "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.] . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

$50.78

Sir Roger L'Estrange: A Contribution to the History of the Press in the Seventeenth Century
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Sir Roger L'Estrange: A Contribution to the History of the Press in the Seventeenth Century

By Kitchin, George

Augustus M. Kelley, 1971. 440 pages. Facsimile of the 1913 First Edition. Hardback binding, near fine with a little light wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A near fine to fine copy.. Facsimile First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$20.04

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