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cover of COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES, HISTORIES AND POEMS.

COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES, HISTORIES AND POEMS.

by SHAKESPEARE. WILLIAM. -- Sullivan. E. J. Illustrates

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Published
1925
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J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. London. 1925. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.3 inches). Reprint of the 1911 first Edmund Sullivan edition. Illustrated with 39 fine full page photogravures, each with a printed tissue guard. A fine and clean set throughout. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in early full red morocco. Spines with raised bands, each decorated… Read more
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cover of THE GREAT SEA HORSE.

THE GREAT SEA HORSE.

by ANDERSON. ISABEL. -- Elliott. John, Illustrates

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Published
1909
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signed, limited edition
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Little, Brown and Company, Boston. USA. 1909. LIMITED EDITION. First edition. Large 8vo. (9.7 x 7.1 inches). One of 300 numbered copies, printed on hand made paper. Inscribed by Isabel Anderson on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with 24 beautiful tipped-in colour plates after pastel drawings by Elliott, mounted onto cream paper and each protected with one plain and… Read more
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cover of THE SERMONS OF MR. YORICK. Volumes 1 and 2.

THE SERMONS OF MR. YORICK. Volumes 1 and 2.

by YORICK, MR. (STERNE. LAURENCE)

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Published
1760
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First edition.
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R. and J. Dodsley, London. - No date. 1760. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. (6.2 x 4 inches). Portrait frontis in volume one. Previous owner name neatly written on blank free endpapers and a name clipped from the top of the title pages, otherwise very good, bright and clean copies throughout. Early full tan calf bindings with raised… Read more
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cover of COLLECTION OF SIX WORKS. Poems by John Milton (1797). --- Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental pieces. Verse. - Various authors. (1797). --- Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental pieces. - Various authors.(1796). --- Poems by Matthew Prior. (1797). --- On Clothing. Anon. (1797). --- Ancient ballads, songs and poems. - various authors. (1796).

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G. Nicholson. Manchester. 1796 - 1797. SIX WORKS BOUND IN ONE. Small 8vo. (5.4 x 3.4 inches). Each work with an engraved title page. Neat repair to tears in the title page of On Clothing and a few minor marks here and there, otherwise very good copies in early binding of quarter red calf. Spine with wide raised bands,… Read more
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cover of SOUTH. The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917

SOUTH. The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917

by SHACKLETON. SIR ERNEST

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1919
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First edition.
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William Heinemann. London. 1919. FIRST EDITION. 1st impression. Large 8vo. (10 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with colour photo frontis, 5 maps, including one large folding, and 87 mono photographic plates. A very good copy with the page edges browned, as usual with this book, and a few pages a little thumbed to the outer margins. Tear to the blank… Read more
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cover of THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES.

THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES.

by KIPLING. RUDYARD

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Published
1912
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First edition.
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Doubleday, Page and Company. New York. 1912. FIRST AMERICAN TRADE EDITION, IN PUBLISHERS DELUX LEATHER BINDING. Oblong 8vo. (4.4 x 6.4 inches). 8 unnumbered leaves. Each text leaf has a green rule and dot border, the text printed in black with green initial letters. Pages are sewn in with the original white cord. In the rare original delux publishers… Read more
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cover of EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. Old tales form the North

EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. Old tales form the North

by NIELSEN. KAY. Illustrates. ; Moe, J, & Asbjornsen. P

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Published
1914
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First edition.
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Hodder & Stoughton. London. ND (1914). FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.4 x 9.2 inches). Beautifully illustrated with 25 fine tipped in colour plates, each with a printed tissue guard. The colour plates are mounted onto thick cream paper within a triple ruled gilt and black border. Illustrated mono title page and 22 other fine, striking, mono illustrations thoughout the text.… Read more
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cover of BIRKET FOSTER'S PICTURES OF ENGLISH LANDSCAPE. Engraved by The Brothers Dalziel. With pictures and words by Tom Taylor.

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Routledge, Warne, And Routledge. London. 1864. EARLY REPRINT (originally published in 1862). 4to. (10.4 x 8.2 inches). Illustrated with 30 full page plates. Some foxing to several pages but overall a very good example in a fine early leather binding of full dark green morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with blind ruled line. Compartments ruled, lettered and… Read more
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cover of THE HOLY BIBLE. -- Book of Common Prayer; -- Index Biblicus, or an exact Concordance to the Holy Bible.; -- The whole book of Psalms.

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Printed by John Field. Printer to the University of Cambridge. 1666 and 1668. FOUR WORKS IN ONE. 4to. (9.2 x 6.8 inches). Book of Common Prayer; title page dated 1666. - Complete. ----- Old Testament; lacks general title, title page and one leaf (a, a2, a3) with text starting on Dedication to King James leaf. Small area of loss… Read more
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cover of A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.

A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.

by WOOLF. VIRGINIA

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Published
1929
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Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London. 1929. FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo. (7.2 x 4.8 inches). Finely bound in recent full brown morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A Lovely copy.
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cover of PUBLIUS TERENTIUS AFER.

PUBLIUS TERENTIUS AFER.

by TERENCE. --- Miniature book

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Published
1823
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Impensis Gul Pickering. Londini. (London). 1823 /22. MINIATURE BOOK. (3.3 x 2 inches). Portrait frontis, vi, 220pp. Two title pages, one dated 1822, the other 1823. A fine copy of this expertly printed little volume in a highly attractive leather binding of beautiful full plum morocco by Lanscelin. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled,… Read more
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cover of PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.

PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.

by VIRGIL. --- Miniature book

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1821
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Impensis Gul Pickering. Londini. (London). 1821. MINIATURE BOOK. (3.3 x 2.1 inches). Portrait frontis, title page, 284pp (including second title page. A fine copy of this expertly printed little volume in a highly attractive leather binding of beautiful full dark green morocco by Lanscelin. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled, lettered and… Read more
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cover of BOWELS OPENED. Or, A discovery of the neere and deere love, union and communion betwixt Christ and the Church, and consequently betwixt Him and every beleeving soule. Delivered in divers sermons on the Fourth Fifth and Sizt Chapters of the Canticles, By that reverend and faithfull minister of the Word, Doctor Sibs, late preacher unto the honourable societie of Grayes Inne, and Master of Katharine Hall in Cambridge. Being in part finished by his owne pen in his life time, and the rest of them perused and corrected by those whom he intrusted with the publishing of his works

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Printed by G. M. (George Miller) for George Edwards in the Old Baily in Greene-Arbour at the sign of the Angell. London. 1639. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.7 inches). Portrait frontis, xx, 495, 23pp of index - complete. Editors' dedication page is signed: Thomas Goodwin, Philippus Nye. ---- A crisp and bright example, the printing strong and bold… Read more
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cover of OLD POSSUM' S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS.

OLD POSSUM' S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS.

by ELIOT. T. S

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Published
1939
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Faber & Faber Limited. London. 1939. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo.(8.8 x 6.6 inches). 45pp. Finely bound in recent full red morocco leather, single gilt ruled border on boards. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A fine copy of this classic book in an attractive leather binding. Only 3005 copies were printed.
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cover of THE COMPLETE NOVELS. Sense and Sensibility - Pride and Prejudice - Mansfield Park - Emma - Northanger Abbey/Persuasion. With an introduction by J. C. Squire

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Heinemann. Ltd. London. 1928. FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION. Octavo. xviii,1421pp. (8.3 x 5.5 inches). A neat previous owner name and date (1930) on the front blank free endpaper, otherwise a clean and very good copy throughout. Finely bound by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd. of Cambridge, in early leather binding of full dark blue Morocco. Spine with five raised… Read more
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cover of THE WORKS. + DON JUAN.

THE WORKS. + DON JUAN.

by BYRON. LORD George Gordon Noel

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Published
1827
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John Murray. London. + For the Booksellers. London. 1827 and 1826. EIGHT VOLUMES. 8vo. (6.5 x 4.2 inches). Six volumes of The Works, dated 1827, and two volumes of Don Juan, dated 1826. All uniformly bound in attractive fine early leather bindings of full red straight grained morocco. Spines with four raised bands, each with gilt ruling. Compartments… Read more
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cover of CHANSONS ET DANSES DES BRETONS.

CHANSONS ET DANSES DES BRETONS.

by QUELLIEN. N

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Published
1889
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J. Maisonneuve et Ch. Leclerc. Paris. 1889. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.9 x 6.4 inches). vii, 300pp. A very good copy in a fine early leather binding of full dark green morocco. Spine with gilt ruled lines, floral design and lettering. Front board with ruled panels and floral designs, all in gilt Single gilt ruled border to the rear… Read more
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cover of SALAMMBO. Dix compositions par A. Poirson. Graves a l'eau-forte par Mme Louveau-Rouveyre, MM. L. Muller at G. Mercier

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Maison Quantin. Paris. - No date. 1887. FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Small 4to. (9.3 x 6.5 inches). Beautifully illustrated with ten etchings after Poirson. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in early half dark brown morocco. Spine with raised bands with floral gilt roll design. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Floral patterned paper on the boards and endpapers. Top edge gilt,… Read more
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cover of HERODIAS. Compositions de Georges Rochegrosse gravees a L'eau-forte par Champollion. Preface par Anatole France.

HERODIAS. Compositions de Georges Rochegrosse gravees a L'eau-forte par Champollion. Preface par Anatole France.

by FLAUBERT. GUSTAVE

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Published
1892
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A. Ferroud. - Librarire Dea Amateurs. Paris. 1892. LIMITED EDITION. Small 4to. (9.5 x 6.5 inches). Beautifully illustrated with twenty fine etchings throughout the text after Rochegrosse, each with a tissue guard. One of 250 copies, from a total edition of 500, on Velin a'Arches paper. This copy is out of series with presentation inscription, signed by the… Read more
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cover of THE UNRELENTING STRUGGLE. Speeches by the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill. C. H., M.P. Complied by Charles Eade

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Cassell and Company. Ltd. London. 1943. THIRD EDITION. Portrait frontis and four mono plates. Finely bound for the publishers in half blue pebble grained morocco,blue cloth on boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. One of a small number of copies that the publishers had specially bound in leather for presentation by the General Fire Appliance Company, London,… Read more
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