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THE LETTERS OF LORD NELSON TO LADY HAMILTON ; WITH A SUPPLEMENT OF INTERESTING LETTERS, BY DISTINGUISHED CHARACTERS (complete in Two Volumes)
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THE LETTERS OF LORD NELSON TO LADY HAMILTON ; WITH A SUPPLEMENT OF INTERESTING LETTERS, BY DISTINGUISHED CHARACTERS (complete in Two Volumes)

By Nelson, Lord

London: Thomas Lovewell & Co., 1814. Complete work in two volumes; vol. I: pp. xii, 273; vol. II: pp.viii, 264. Half title present in both volumes. Tastefully bound in later half green straight-grained morocco, five raised bands with gilt lines, red and gilt spine labels, matching green boards, near fine. Contents clean and tight, wide margined copy, plain endpapers, volume I has a few water marks to bottom edge of the first few pages and again to a few pages towards the rear, but do not detract; volume II clean throughout, no inscriptions. A near fine tight set of the uncommon first edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$749.39

HALF-HOUR IN THE GREEN LANES: A Book for a Country Stroll

By Taylor, J. E.

London: David Bogue, 1879. 328 pages; b/w illustrations throughout. Handsome contemporary binding of straight grained green morocco binding with extra gilt to spine and armorial crest to front board;all edges marbled to match marbled end papers. Binding very good with a little rubbing to edges and joints. Contents clean and tight, minimal spotting to the first and last few pages, otherwise unmarked; Elstree School prize plate to the front pastedown, no inscriptions. A very good copy in a handsome binding.. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$33.46

A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF THE WEST END OF LONDON
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A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF THE WEST END OF LONDON

By H. W. Brewer

London: The Graphic, 1889. A spectacular, original, panoramic hand-coloured engraving of the West End of London. Large, measuring 44cm x 112cm (minimum dimension - not measured out of the frame). Tastefully framed, mounted and glazed (modern), the outer frame dimensions 69 x 138cm. Issued as a supplement to the Graphic in 1889, with the original folds evident, but not conspicuous. The hand-colouring is very well executed and subtle, though could possibly be later? Minimal wear only, bright and fresh, no foxing. Westminster Abbey is the foreground with Pimlico on the left of the panorama, Downing Street area to the right; St James Park, Trafalgar Square Buckingham Palace, Green Park feature in the middle ground with Chelsea, Kensington and the Albert Hall in the background. A superb item.. First Edition. Very Good.

$1873.48

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE". Reflective People.
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE". Reflective People.

By Wingrave, Marion

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1881. A charming original colour (chromolithographic) plate dating to c. 1880 from May Blossom. The illustrations are by H. H. Emmerson depicting wonderfully nostalgic scenes. This plate is titled Reflective People. The paper is a very lightly toned, and lightly worn to edges, emininently suitable for framing. A strong and vibrant image. (Please note: this print has been taken from an incomplete and defective copy of the original book.). First Edition. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Emmerson, H. H.. 4to (20 x 25cm).

$13.38

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".

By Wingrave, Marion

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1881. A charming original colour (chromolithographic) plate dating to c. 1880 from May Blossom. The illustrations are by H. H. Emmerson depicting wonderfully nostalgic scenes. This plate is titled The Princess and her Kittens . The paper is a very lightly toned, and lightly worn to edges, emininently suitable for framing. A strong and vibrant image. (Please note: this print has been taken from an incomplete and defective copy of the original book.). First Edition. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Emmerson, H. H.. 4to (20 x 25cm).

$10.71

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".The Lovers' Seat
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".The Lovers' Seat

By Wingrave, Marion

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1881. A charming original colour (chromolithographic) plate dating to c. 1880 from May Blossom. The illustrations are by H. H. Emmerson depicting wonderfully nostalgic scenes. This plate is titled The Lovers' Seat. The paper is a very lightly toned, and lightly worn to edges, emininently suitable for framing. A strong and vibrant image. (Please note: this print has been taken from an incomplete and defective copy of the original book.). First Edition. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Emmerson, H. H.. 4to (20 x 25cm).

$10.71

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".

By Wingrave, Marion

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1881. A charming original colour (chromolithographic) plate dating to c. 1880 from May Blossom. The illustrations are by H. H. Emmerson depicting wonderfully nostalgic scenes. This plate is titled The Meet . The paper is a very lightly toned, and lightly worn to edges, emininently suitable for framing. A strong and vibrant image. (Please note: this print has been taken from an incomplete and defective copy of the original book.). First Edition. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Emmerson, H. H.. 4to (20 x 25cm).

$10.71

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE ANIMALS' TOURING CLUB". "Landing in America"
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE ANIMALS' TOURING CLUB". "Landing in America"

By Braithwaite, David

London: Ernest Nister, 1899. A charming original colour (chromolithographic) plate dating to c. 1910 from "The Animal's Touring Club". The illustrations are by G. H. Thompson depicting wonderfully anthropomorphic animals, generally in all sorts of entertaining bother! This plate shows the elephant, hippo and lion disembarking in America, greeted by various reporters. The paper is a very lightly toned, and lightly worn to edges, emininently suitable for framing. A strong and vibrant image. (Please note: this print has been taken from an incomplete and defective copy of the original book.). First Edition. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Thompson, G. H.. 4to Landscape (approx. 30 x 25cm).

$16.06

THE RISE OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC

By Motley, John Lothrop

London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1894. Complete in one volume. Pp. viii, 918. Contemporary full polished tan calf prize binding with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, black spine label, gilt dentelles, gilt arms of City of London school blocked onto the front board. All edges marbled blue to match end papers. Binding fine with just a little rubbing to edges, slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, prize inscription to the front blank, paper bright without foxing. A super copy that would make a fine gift.. Full Leather. Fine/No dust jacket. 8vo.

$50.85

POEMS BY WILLIAM COWPER: WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL INTRODUCTION BY THE REV. THOMAS DALE.
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POEMS BY WILLIAM COWPER: WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL INTRODUCTION BY THE REV. THOMAS DALE.

By Cowper, William

London: Tilt and Bogue, 1841. Complete two volume set; pp. vol. I: lxxii, 274, 2 of publisher's advertisements; vol. II: viii, 336; "seventy-five illustrations, engraved by J. Orrin Smith, from drawings by John Gilbert". Half titles present. Contemporary full burgundy morocco bindings with 5 raised bands to the spine, elaborate central gilt decoration to both boards; blind ruled fillets to edges and decorative gilt inner dentelles; all edges richly gilt. Bindings fine with slight rubbing only. Contents clean and tight, minimal spotting to page edges and front/rear blanks, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine tight and handsome set, more than suitable as gift to celebrate an important occasion.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (14 x 20cm).

$153.89

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE
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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE

By Carroll, Lewis

London: Macmillan, 1913. Superbly bound in half red morocco by Bayntun Riviere, Bath, England; Sixty-Fifth Thousand; pp. [14], 231(including adverts), frontisplate with tissue guard, with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. All edges gilt, red-pink marbled end-papers. Half red morocco with five raised bands to the spine, gilt lettering with gilt lion and lily motifs to the compartments within ruled gilt borders. Binding fine with minimal wear only, spine very slighly faded. Contents very good, tight and clean, no inscriptions, minimal spotting to title page otherwise very clean. A very good copy in a fine binding. Very suitable as a special gift for a child.. Reprint. Half Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Tenniel, John. 12mo.

$347.93

FOREST OUTLAWS. OR SAINT HUGH AND THE KING.
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FOREST OUTLAWS. OR SAINT HUGH AND THE KING.

By Gilliat, Rev. E.

London: Seeley & Co., 1887. Pp. xxiv, 509, red tinted frontispiece plate, further red tinted plates. Contemporary full polished blue calf prize binding with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, red spine label, gilt dentelles. All edges marbled blue to match end papers. Binding fine with minimal rubbing to edges and joints. Contents clean and tight, prize plate to the front paste-down, otherwise no inscriptions, paper clean and bright without foxing. A superb copy that would make a fine gift.. First Edition. Full Leather. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$91.00

TANGLEWOOD TALES: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys
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TANGLEWOOD TALES: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys

By Hawthorne, Nathaniel

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1890. No date, C. 1890 - prize bookplate dated 1893. Pp. 379. Contemporary full polished tan calf prize binding with extensive gilt tooled decoration to the spine, black title label, gilt dentelles to edges. All edges marbled blue to match end papers. Binding fine with a little rubbing to edges and joints. Contents clean and tight, prize plate to the front paste-down, otherwise no inscriptions, paper clean and bright, minimal spotting to page edges. A superb copy that would make a fine gift.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$46.84

GERTRUDE OF WYOMING AND OTHER POEMS
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GERTRUDE OF WYOMING AND OTHER POEMS

By Campbell, Thomas

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1821. A superb copy in a fine full leather binding. Pp. [12], 160; engraved title page (dated 1819), letterpress title page (dated 1821), 2 engraved plates. Full polished tan calf binding with black title label to spine with 4 raised band and gilt decoration to the compartments, the boards stamped with wide floral gilt borders; binding fine with minimal rubbing. Marbled end papers with all edges marbled to match; contemporary signature to the verso of the title page; otherwise contents clean and tight. A beautiful copy in fine condition.. Eighth Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 12mo.

$64.23