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The Hound of Heaven (illuminated)

by Thompson, Francis

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Manuscript
Item Price
£90.00

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Privately Produced Francis Thompson (16 December 1859 - 13 November 1907) was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but could only find menial work. A unique edition of this popular poem. Hand written and elaborately illuminated in a medieval style by an unknown hand. Bound in book form with… Read more
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£90.00
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American Bookplates

by Butler, William E.

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781901648089
Item Price
£30.00

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London: Primrose Hill Press, 2000. A fine copy in d/w. 166pp illustrating many bookplates. The decorative bookplate of a previous owner to inside of front board.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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£30.00
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October

by Isherwood, Christopher

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780413500403
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£30.00

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London: Methuen, 1983. A fine copy in the white card covers that are as new. The publication reproduces Christopher Isherwood's journal and Don Bachardy's portrait drawings for the month of October, 1979. Their subjects include Joan Didion, David Hockney, Howard Hodgkin, Malcolm McDowell and Gore Vidal etc, 32 in total, all striking line drawings.. . First Thus. Paperback. Fine. Illus.… Read more
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£30.00
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Coming Down the Seine

by Gibbings, Robert

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1953
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£12.00

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London: Dent, 1953. A fine copy in original maroon decorative cloth with a very good d/w. Illustrated throughout by wood-engraved illustrations by Gibbings. 217pp. . First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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£12.00
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The Book of Ecclesiastes in the Revised King James Version

by Rexroth, Kenneth (Introduction)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
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£45.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1968. A fine copy of this handsome edition. Bound in tan leather with cross hatching design Limited to 1500 copies this is number 1164 signed by Edgar Miller. Contained in card slipcase as issued. The whole in fine condition.. Signed by the Artist. First Limited Edition. Hardback. Fine/Slipcase. Illus. by Miller, Edgar. 4to… Read more
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£45.00
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The Bookplate Designes of Rex Whistler

by Lee, Brian, North

Seller
Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
ISBN
9780900002427
Item Price
£40.00

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Pinner: Private Libraries Association for The Bookplate Society, 1975. A fine copy of one of the 350 limited edition with an original bookplate tipped in as frontispiece. 41 bookplates reproduced.. First Limited Edition. Hardback. Fine/Glassine. Illus. by Whistler Rex. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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£40.00
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Twelve Portraits By William Rothenstein

by Rothenstein, William

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£15.00

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London: Faber & Faber, 1929. A very good clean copy in original brown cloth binding with title to front board in black. Contains superb portraits of John Galsworthy, Ramsay Macdonald, Albert Einstein, Philip Wilson Steer, T. S. Eliot, Walter De La Mare, George Bernard Shaw, Lord Melchett, Stanley Baldwin, Max Beerbohm, Gerhardt Hauptmann, A. S. Eddington.. First Edition. Hardback. Very… Read more
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£15.00
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Revolt in the Desert, with Kennington Endpapers

by Lawrence, T.E.

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
Second US Gift Edition
Item Price
£45.00

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New York: George H Doran, 1927. This is the true second American edition, being the scarcest and arguably the most preferred issue with the Kennington decorated endleaves which had been designed for the 1926 Subscribers issue of Seven Pillars of Wisdom and with the additional plates and illustrations. An elusive issue with 24 illustrations on full-page plates and with 18… Read more
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£45.00
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Sometime Never

by Leighton, Clare

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£10.00

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London: Gollancz, 1939. A good copy iin original printed boards.. An attractive book written and illustrated by Clare Leighton. 178pp. . First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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£10.00
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The Wood-Engravings of Blair Hughes-Stanton

by Hughes-Stanton, Penelope

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£20.00

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Pinner: Private Libraries Association, 1991. A handsome edition, bound in black cloth. Limited to 1750 copies of which 600 only are for sale. 183pp. Blair Hiughes-Stanton provided wood-engravings for T.E. Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom 1926 edition. . First Edition. Hardback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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£20.00
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The Poems of William Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William (Peter Alexander edited)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
Item Price
£60.00

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Cambridge: The Limited Editions Club, 1967. A fine copy of this handsome edition. Bound in leather-spined buckram with medallion portrait inlaid in upper cover. Limited to 1500 copies this is number 842 signed by Agnes Miller Parker. Laid in a prospectus for the book and "The Monthly Letter of The Limited Editions Club" this being about the Shakespeare. 298pp.… Read more
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£60.00
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An Indian Sketch-Book Impressions of the East and the Great Durbar

by Raven-Hill, L.

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£35.00

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London: Punch Office, 1903. A very good clean copy in tan cloth with title in brown to front cover and spine. Replete with evocative sketches of India and the days of the Raj. . First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. Illus. by Raven-Hill, L.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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£35.00
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The Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson

by Tennyson, Alfred, Lord (John D. Rosenberg Ed.)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
Item Price
£60.00

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Cambridge: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. A fine copy of this handsome edition. Bound in leather-spined buckram with medallion portrait inlaid in upper cover. Limited to 2000 copies this is number 855 signed by Reynolds Stone. Contained in card slipcase as issued. The whole in fine condition.. Signed by the Artist. First Limited Edition. Hardback. Fine/Slipcase. Illus. by Stone… Read more
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£60.00
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London: Prinitng Historical Society, 1965. Bound in stiff blue card covers with white paper cover label. Limited to 175 copies. Includes historical note. A good copy.. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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£10.00
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Venus and Cupid: An Impression in Prose after Velasquez in Colour Done by Filson Young.

by Young, Filson

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Limited Edition
Item Price
£40.00

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London: Elsina Grant Richards, 1906. A very good copy, one of 422 numbered copies, signed by author and publisher. A good copy in the original quarter vellum spine with Holland boards a little dusty. . Signed By the Author and Publisher. First Limited Edition. Hardback. Very Good. Illus. by Velasquez. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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£40.00
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Night Thoughts & Other Poems Written By C.H. Sissons Between August & November 1982

by Sissons, C.H.

Seller
Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Numbered Edition
Item Price
£20.00

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Oxford: Inky Parrot Press, 1983. A fine copy, number 75 of 326 copies. Signed by both author and artist. Contained in printed slipcase as issued.. Signed by Author and Artist. Limited Numbered Edition. Hardback. Fine/Slipcase. Illus. by Newnham, Annie. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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£20.00
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Francis Barlow's Sketches for the Yeal Tub Plot Playing Cards

by Wayland, Virginia and Harold

Seller
Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£50.00

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Pasadena: H & V Wayland, 1971. A fine copy with a presentation inscription from the authors dated 1982. A hardback copy with tan cloth covered boards with black cloth spine. 41pp. The Wayford Playing Card Monographs No 2.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Glassine. Landscape.
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£50.00
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T.E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, National Portrait Gallery Exhibition Catalogue

by Wilson, Jeremy (ed.)

Seller
Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780904017861
Item Price
£35.00

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London: National Portrait Gallery Publications, 1988. A very good copy of this catalogue of the 1988-1989 exhibition. An invaluable resource for the TEL student. 248pp.Attractive bookplate of previous owner to inside of front cover. Signed by Jeremy Wilson.. Signed by the Editor. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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£35.00
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Southern Harvest

by Leighton, Clare

Seller
Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1943
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£60.00

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1943. A fine copy bound in green quarter leather with green paper covered boards. decorative endpapers. 124pp. A handsome copy. . First Edition. Quarter Leather. Fine/Slipcase. Illus. by Leiighton, Clare. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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£60.00
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Pictures from 18th Century Greece

by Tsigakou, Fani-Maria, Hope, Thomas

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£20.00

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Athens: Benaki Museum, The British Council, 1985. A fine copy in d/w. 103 plates (6 coloured the remainder sepia), 231pp. A large landscape volume of these drawings by Thomas Hope (1769 - 1831).. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. Landscape.
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£20.00
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