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Boston & London: Ginn & Co, 1908. A good set of the main book + Addenda. Bound in original black boards with paper spine labe. + the Addenda in paperback. 507pp + 52pp. A very good clean set but both have a small "University of Salford" label (stamped withdrawn) to inside front covers and possession stamp reverse of tp, otherwise… Read more
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And All Was Light, Isaac Newton 1642-1727

by English, J.S.

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Published
1977
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Lincoln: Lincolnshire Library Service, 1977. A very good copy of this biography and booklist. 32pp.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Scientific Books Libraries and Collectors, A Study of Bibliography and the Book Trade in Relation to Science, Supplement 1969-75

by Thornton, John & Tully, R.I.J.

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1978
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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9780853659204
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£7.72

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London: The Library Association, 1978. A very good copy in d/w. 172pp.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Precious Caskets: The Friendship Between T.E. Lawrence & William McCance

by Knowles, Richard,

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Published
2001
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Fine
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Limited
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Denby Dale: The Fleece Press, 2001. This is the intriguing story of the friendship between the wood-engraver, painter and typographer William McCance and the celebrated T.E. Lawrence. The book details the involvement of McCance in the choice of binders for the subscribers' edition of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, including a facsimile of a notebook compiled by McCance on suitable book… Read more
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York: Edward Peck, 1803. A very good copy of this scarce work of York provincial printing. Bound in red half leather, some wear to head and tail of spine and leather corner. Original paper cover pasted to inside of the front board and previous owners signature dated 1882 neatly to fep. Includes Ducks and Drakes or the Newcastle Rider, and… Read more
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£77.19
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London: Impensis Authoris, 1720. Not in fact by Cebes, believed to be a composition by a pseudonymous author of the 1st or 2nd century CE. A crisp copy, minor staining to some pages. Parallel Latin and Greek texts with decorative capitals and woodcuts to end of sections. Contemporary signature of a previous owner (Thomas Ward), dated 1793 to endpaper.… Read more
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£122.22
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Four Letters of T.E. Lawrence to Viscount Carlow

by Nash, Paul, W.

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Published
1998
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Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
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9781872333236
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London: The Strawberry Press, 1998. A fine copy of this elusive edition, second English edition but first thus. Just 60 copies printed, this is number 44 Sixty copies of this keepsake have been printed Paul W. Nash and Alison Felstead at the Strawberry Press in London for a lecture to the Private Libraries Association on 28 April 1998 and… Read more
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Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex.

by Lucretius Carus, Titus. (Baskerville)

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Published
1773
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1773. A very good copy of this masterpiece of typography. Bound in contemporary tree bark calf with gold line edges. Strachey crest in gilt to spine. Some wear to leather of hinges, Richard Strachey heraldic bookplate to inside of front board. Marbled endpapers small smudge mark to paper of title page (see image). Baskerville brought out… Read more
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Early Editions of Euclid's Elements

by Thomas-Stanford, Charles

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Published
1926
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: The Bibliographical Society, 1926. A good copy, in original Holland boards with linen spine, some wear to board corners. v-viipp, 67pp, 12 plates some in red and black. 86 entries. Bibliographical Society Illustrated Monographs No. XX. This copy bears the bookplate of Royal College of Advanced Technology to front paste down.. First Edition. Hardback. Good. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more
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Les Principia de Newton. Genese et structure des chapitres fondamentaux avec traduction Nouvelle

by Biarnais, Marie-Francoise (SIGNED)

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Published
1982
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1982. Biarnais presents an interpretation of Newton's Principia with new translations of key sections from the original Latin to French. Inscribed copy to the late Professor A. Rupert Hall, science historian, who wrote the foreword. A volume from the series Cahier d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences. Nouvelle serie 2. This was… Read more
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London: Henry Mortlock at the Sign of the Phoenix, 1663. A good plus copy in contemporary calf that is professionally re-spined in matched leather with four raised bands and maroon leather title label. Title page and first two pages with professional silk repair, all other pages crisp and clean with only age toning, new endpapers. 619pp. An elusive edition… Read more
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£257.30
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A Practical Catechism. The eleventh edition. Whereunto is added the reasonableness of Christian religion: by the same author.

by Hammond, H. (Henry)

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Published
1677
Condition
Good
Edition
Eleventh Edition
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London: R. Royston, Bookseller to His Most Sacred Majesty, at the Sign of the Angel, 1677. A good copy bound in full calf with four raised bands. The fep contains early (seventeenth century?) ink notes and has lower corner missing. With an added engraved title page: A practicall catechisme, said to be engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar, interestingly in these later… Read more
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London: S. Leacroft & H. Payne, 1779. A very good copy of the two volumes rebound as one in modern half leather with marbled boards. The pagination is continuous throughout: viiipp + 464pp. The plays contained in this work are: The Historie of Promos and Cassandra, Menechmus, The Taming of a Shrew, Troublesome Raigne of John King of England… Read more
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A Supressed Critique of Wise's Swinburne Transactions Addendum to an Enquiry, Bibliographical Monograph No 2

by Brachter, James T. & Kendall, Lyle H.

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Published
1970
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Austin: Humanities Research Center University of Texas, 1970. A fine copy in original yellow cloth. Limited to 500 copies. 58pp.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Limited Edition.
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James Joyce's Letters to Sylvia Beach, 1921-1940

by Joyce, James; (Banta, Melissa & Silverrman, Oscar, Editors)

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780253323347
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£45.03

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987. A fine copy, lacks d/w. xvipp. + 221pp. "A well-documented correspondence of the very important relationship Joyce had with Beach, his first publisher.It establishes more clearly Joyce's reliance on Beach.(and) the terrible difficulties he confronted with the publication of his work." Contains photographic illustrations and facsimles.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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The Library, A Catalogue of Wonders

by Kells, Stuart

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Published
2017
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Fine
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Reprint
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9781925355994
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Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2017. A fine new copy. A fascinating read on books, book collections and much more. 278pp.. Reprint. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Lettres de TE Lawrence Traduites d'après l'édition anglaise par Etiemble et Yassu Gauclère et enrichies de quatre lettres Inédites,

by T. E. Lawrence, originally edited by David Garnett, further edited and translated into French by René Étiemble and Yassu Gauclère

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Published
1948
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Good
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First Edition
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Paris: Gallimard, 1948. A good copy with some age toning to the paer as is usuual in this trade edition of 150 copies. 832pp This first French edition was based on the splendid David Garnett edition of 1938 "Letters of T.E. Lawrence". The 583 letters in this the first trade French edition include the first appearance of four additional letters,… Read more
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Lettres de TE Lawrence Traduites d'après l'édition anglaise par Etiemble et Yassu Gauclère et enrichies de quatre lettres Inédites, 1 of 6 Lettered copies

by T. E. Lawrence, originally edited by David Garnett, further edited and translated into French by René Étiemble and Yassu Gauclère

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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First Limited Edition
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£257.30

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Paris: Gallimard, 1948. A near fine copy in paper covers as issued, this is a special "hors de commerce" edition of just 6 copies lettered A to F of which this is "C". Published December 1948. Printed on a superior paper that has not toned. 832pp. This first French edition was based on the splendid David Garnett edition of… Read more
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A Writer's Library

by Garnett, David

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1983
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Very Good
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Sale Catalogue
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£23.16

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Deal: The Golden Hind Bookshop, 1983. The bookseller's catalogue of the superb library of the literary figure David Garnett. This catalogue was compiled by Michael Hosking of the Golden Hind Bookshop following the death of Garnett when the library was dispersed. In very good condition,. Introduction by Nicolas Barker.. Signed by Author. Sale Catalogue. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo -… Read more
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Sophoclis Tragoediae Superstites, recensuit et Brevi Annotatione Instruxit

by Sophocles [William Linwood ed]

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Published
1852
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longman, 1852. Edited and annotated by Classicist William Linwood (1817-1878). Includes Antigone, Ajax, Oedipus at Colonus, Women of Trachis, Philoctetes, Electra. 498pp. Rebound in brown buckram with gilt to spine; silk marker. A very good copy with a few contemporary notes and under-linings in ink and pencil not detracting from the overall very good condition..… Read more
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