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The beauties of Fenelon

by Howard, Alfred

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nd [1834]
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Printed by T. Davison for Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and J. Cumming. London. Glasgow and Dublin. nd. [1834]. 12mo. 211pp. Engraved frontispiece by Charles Heath. Full contemporary green calf, elaborately blind and gilt tooled to spine and boards with stylised acanthus decoration. Inner gilt rondels. Marbled endpapers. Silk bookmark (with transfer to page). Offsetting of plate to title page. Rubbed… Read more
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British Military Prints

by Neville, Ralph

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Published
1909
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First edition. The Connoisseur Publishing Company. (Printed by the Cranford Press). London. 1909. Quarto. Title page in red and black. xlix, 72pp. xxviii catalogue of adverts at end. 24 full colour plates, numerous further half-tone plates. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Decorative upper board, with vignette, gilt and black. Some foxing and edge spotting throughout to… Read more
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Wanderings in South America, the United States and the Antilles

by Waterton, Charles

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Published
nd
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$50.39

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Blackie and Son Limited. London. nd. Octavo. Half title, title, vii, 208pp. Full blue calf Prize binding by Relfe Brothers London. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling and red leather label, Kibworth Grammar School Emblem to upper board in gilt. Gilt bordering, edge tooling and inner gilt tooling. All edges and endpapers marbled. Some light rubbing to extremities. Occasional… Read more
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image of Livingstone and the Exploration of Central Africa. With twenty-two illustrations from photographs or drawings by the author and seven maps drawn by E. G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S.

Livingstone and the Exploration of Central Africa. With twenty-two illustrations from photographs or drawings by the author and seven maps drawn by E. G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S.

by Johnston, H. H. C.B., F.R.G.S., F.Z.S. ETC (H.M. Commissioner for Nyasaland and Consul-General for Portuguese East Africa)

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Published
1891
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George Philip & Son. London. 1891. Octavo. xii, 372pp. Frontispiece portrait, 5 further plates, text illustrations, 7 colour maps (2 folding), 2 text maps. Full red calf prize binding by T. Brear & Co. Bradford. Spine in six compartments with raised banding, gilt tooling and lettering. Bradford Grammar School Coat of Arms to upper board in gilt, gilt border rules… Read more
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Poems

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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nd.
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Two volumes bound in one. William Heinemann Ltd., in Association with Chatto and Windus, Cassell & Company Ltd., and Longmans, Green and Company. London. nd. Small octavo. Title pages in red and black. xx, (1), 240pp; xviii, 266pp. Woodcut text illustrations, musical notation. Bound in full calf by Bumpus of Oxford Street. Spine in six compartments with gilt rules, lettering… Read more
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English Lyrics. Chaucer to Poe. 1340-1809

by Henley, William Ernest (ed.)

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Published
1905
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Second edition. Methuen and Co. London. 1905. Octavo. xiv, 412pp. Full grained red leather prize binding by Bumpus of Oxford Street. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling and lettering. Gilt rules and floral border tooling to upper and lower boards. Gilt edge and inner tooling. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, with light spotting. Silk bookmark. Bumpus Binder's stamp to… Read more
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image of Wanderings in South America, The North West of the United States and The Antilles, In The Years 1812, 1820, &1824; With original instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History.

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New Edition. Edited, with Biographical Introduction and Explanatory Index, by the Rev. J. G. Wood. With One Hundred Illustrations. Macmillan and Co. London. 1889. Octavo. xvi, 520pp. Numerous text engravings. Full calf Prize Binding by T. Brear and Co. Ltd., Bradford. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling, gilt lettering, raised bands and red leather label. Coat of Arms vignette… Read more
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

by Lawrence, T. E.

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Published
1935
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$143.97

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Second impression. Jonathan Cape. London. August 1935. (The first issue came out in July 1935). Quarto. 672pp. Frontispiece portrait, 53 further plates, 4 folding maps coloured in outline. Original brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette to upper board. In original unclipped dustwrapper, priced 30s net. Pages opened, and untrimmed. (p259/60 slight margin loss from opening, not affecting text).… Read more
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image of China: A general description of that Empire and its inhabitants; with the history of foreign intercourse down to the events which produced the dissolution of 1857.

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A new edition, revised and enlarged. John Murray. London. 1857. 2 volumes. Octavo. xx, 480pp.; vii, (1), 428pp. Text illus. Full contemporary calf, elaborately gilded to spine, in six compartments, leather labels in red and olive with gilt lettering. Double gilt border rules to boards, with floral stops, edge tooling in gilt. Marbled endpapers and marbled edges. Slight darkening to… Read more
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image of The History of Richmond, in the County of York; including a description of the Castle, Friary, Easeby Abbey and other remains of Antiquity in the Neighbourhood.

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First edition. Printed by and for T. Bowman at The Albion Press; and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Cradock and Joy; and Newman and Co. London. 1814. 12mo. 436pp. 4 engraved plates. Folding plan of 'Easby Abbey'. Text illustrations. Subscribers' list. Contemporary half calf, relaid to spine, marbled boards, spine in six compartments with raised banding, gilt,… Read more
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Pictorial illustrations of New Zealand

by Brees, S. C.

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Published
1848
Edition
First edition
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First edition. John Williams and Co., Library of Arts. London. Engraved title dated 1847. Title dated 1848. Folio. 36pp text and description. Engraved frontispiece, Engraved title, 20 further tissue guarded engraved plates, plate 22 being a double folding. (22 plates in total). Original publisher's decorative red cloth, with gilt and blind tooled decoration and lettering. Spine showing slight wear, lightly… Read more
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image of The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Embellished with Engravings from Designs by Thomas Stodhart, Esq. R.A.

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Two Volumes. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. London. 1820. Large Octavo. xcii, 429pp. Extra illustrated with Frontispiece portrait of Defoe by Michael Vandergucht, engraved by J. Thomson. Title page engraved vignette, 10 further engraved plates; v, 415pp. Engraved Frontispiece (Robinson Crusoe taking leave of his father and mother), 9 further plates. All indexed plates by Thomas Stothard,… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Published
nd
Edition
The Albion Edition
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$57.59

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Frederick Warne & Co. London. nd. The Albion Edition. viii, 758pp. Contemporary fin de siècle full tree calf, with elaborate gilt tooling to borders, inner gilt tooling. Gilt lettering to spine. All edges richly gilded. Marbled endpapers. Negligible shelf wear. A lovely volume.
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The collected poems of John Masefield

by Masefield, John

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Published
1931
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$35.99

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William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1931. Octavo. ix, (1), 784pp. Contemporary prize binding in half calf by Bickers and Son Ltd. for Queen Ethelburga's School, Harrogate. Spine in six compartments with raised bands and gilt tooling. Faded motif in gilt to upper board. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Bookplate to fep. Light wear and fading to cloth of boards.
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The Prose Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With illustrations by John Gilbert

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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Published
1855
Edition
3rd
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$64.79

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Third edition. George Routledge and Co. London. 1855. Octavo. 506pp. Engraved frontispiece and plates. Contemporary full grained red morocco, spine in six compartments. Elaborately gilded to spine, boards, and inner edges. All edges gilt. Lightly bumped to corners. Light wear to edges. Foxing to frontispiece and tissue guard. Strained at p16 and 466. Hinges starting but firm. Neat signature dated… Read more
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The Vicar of Wakefield. A tale

by Goldsmith, Dr. Oliver

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Published
1828
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Printed for John Sharpe. London. 1829. 12mo. Engraved half-title. Title dated 1828. 226pp. 4 engraved plates dated May 1, 1829. Contemporary full calf, spine in four compartments with raised bands, blind and gilt tooling, leather label with gilt lettering. Boards with blind tooling, gilt rondels and double gilt rules. Edges gilt tooled. Marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Bookplate (handpainted… Read more
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Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote.

by Avedon, Richard & Capote, Truman

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Published
1959
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Simon & Schuster. New York. 1959. Folio. 151, (1)pp. Original white paper-covered boards, original acetate dust wrapper, and original slipcase. Acetate overlay chipping/loss to upper top right and lower bottom left. Slipcase has wear to edges and some spotting. Richard Avedon's first collection of photographs. This ground breaking book, a collaboration begun several years earlier between Avedon and… Read more
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First edition. Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray's Inn; J. Hodges near London Bridge; J. Newbery, in St. Paul's Churchyard; B. Collins; And S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, in Pater-noster Row. London. 1756. Folio. Engraved frontispiece. Title page in red and black. (2), dedication, 533, (3) index pp. Text in double columns. Decorative engraved tailpieces. 75… Read more
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The Poems of Virgil. Translated into English Prose.

by Conington, John (Publius Vergilus Maro)

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Published
1890
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$179.96

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Longman Green & Co. London. 1890. Octavo. (2), 424pp. Handsome full contemporary morocco. Spine in six compartments with raised bands. Gilt lettering to spine. Blind triple bordering rules to boards. Inner gilt curlicues. All edges gilt. Triple banded silk bookmark. Some slight shelfwear. Appears unread. Eton prize binding with bookplate to fep (Edmund Warre). John Conington (1825 - 1869) Classical… Read more
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