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Real Life in Ireland; or, the Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles, and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Bodderation and Blarney, of Brian Boru, Esq  ... By a Real Paddy
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Real Life in Ireland; or, the Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles, and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Bodderation and Blarney, of Brian Boru, Esq ... By a Real Paddy

By EGAN, Pierce

(London): William Evans & Co, 1829. (1829). (iv); vii; (i); [5]-296 pages. 19 hand coloured plates. Full polished dark maroon calf. A lovely clean copy. Whilst undated Trinity College Library, Dublin date this edition as 1829.. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. Book.

$330.28

The Better Land
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The Better Land

By HEMANS, Mrs ... BAKER, Helen

(London): Day & Son, 1867. 11 leaves printed on one side only, all but two with illuminations. Foxing to front and rear of the book not affecting the illuminated pages. Original mauve coloured bevelled cloth decorated in gilt on the upper cover, neat repairs to extremities of the spine.. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$145.32

Mother Goose and the Golden Eggs
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Mother Goose and the Golden Eggs

By GRANDPAPA EASY'S

(London): Dean & Co c1850. 15 pages. 8 beautiful hand coloured illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers. Three copies listed in Copac, all with the title 'New Mother Goose and the Golden Eggs'. The Bodleian copy is inscribed with the date 1850, therefore dated not after 1850. Grandpapa Easy's New and Original Pictorial Books.. Printed Wrapper. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$264.22

Royal National and Commercial Directory and Topography of the Counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devonshire ... [South-West]
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Royal National and Commercial Directory and Topography of the Counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devonshire ... [South-West]

By PIGOT & CO.'S

(London): I. Slater, 1844. (viii); 50; 36; 50; 158; 36; 142; 100; 22; 24; 40; 98; 46; 68; 84 (xvi) + (xvii)(advert) pages. 12 ex. 13 hand coloured folding maps [lacks the Wales map], two maps slightly defective. Original diced calf, morocco label. An unusally good copy, originally published at 30 shillings. First. Hardcover. Very Good. Large stout 8vo. Book.

$594.50

The History and Antiquities of the County Carlow
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The History and Antiquities of the County Carlow

By RYAN, John

Dublin: Richard Moore Tims; & Grant and Bolton, 1833. x; (11)-388 pages. No map [which is sometimes found]. Original cloth backed boards with printed paper title label to the spine. With the discreet ownership stamp of John Ryan (the author?) in the upper margin of the title-page. The map has not been bound in, otherwise a nice clean copy in contemporary binding. First Ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.. Book.

$237.80

The Robber's Grave
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The Robber's Grave

By PRYCE, R. Mostyn

(London): John Ollivier, 1853. 31 pages. Original blue gilt cloth. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY. First Edit. Hardcover. Near Fine. 12mo. Book.

$79.27

L. Wetten & Son Bruton Street No. 14 Berkeley Square
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L. Wetten & Son Bruton Street No. 14 Berkeley Square

By CONFECTIONERY ...

[ London, c1790s ] Trade card, copper engraved on paper, 85 x 125 mm. Highly decorative example in the manner of Bartolozzi, good wide margins, with a faint single horizontal fold. A nice example of late eighteenth century confectioners trade card, featuring putti and a young lady with baskets of exotic fruit, one putto holds aloft a banner with the confectioner's name engraved on it. Fine.. Book.

$244.40

The Cabinet of Useful Arts and Manufactures : Designed for the Perusal of Young Persons
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The Cabinet of Useful Arts and Manufactures : Designed for the Perusal of Young Persons

By TRADES ...

(London): Printed for The Executrix of the Late W. Wetton, 1836. 180 pages. 10 woodblock plates. Ownership inscription on the front pastedown. Contemporary sheep backed marbled boards. Includes chapters on bookbinding, brewing, etc. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. Book.

$158.53

Russian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil
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Russian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil

By MICHELL, Thomas

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1889. 223 + (1)(index) pages. All edges in gilt. Frontispiece, 12 plates, many woodcut illustrations within text. Prize presentation bookplate inside front cover partially erased. Small circular private library blindstamp to lower corner of the verso of the frontispiece. Original pictorial blue gilt cloth, a little dull and soiled. First Ed. Hardcover. Good. 4to.. Book.

$39.63

Horse-Racing in England a Synoptical Review
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Horse-Racing in England a Synoptical Review

By BLACK, Robert

(London): Richard Bentley & Son, 1893. xv; (i); 356 pages. Neat ownership inscription in the upper margin of the half-title. Original blue decorative cloth very slightly rubbed. A nice bright copy. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$198.17

Algeria, Past and Present. Containing a Description of the Country, the Moors, Kabyles, Arabs, Turks ... (etc)
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Algeria, Past and Present. Containing a Description of the Country, the Moors, Kabyles, Arabs, Turks ... (etc)

By BLOFELD, J. H

(London): T. C. Newby, 1844. (vi); 401; (i) pages. Original olive green cloth with gilt lettering, neat headband repair. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$132.11

Weather Warnings for Watchers
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Weather Warnings for Watchers

By " THE CLERK "

(London): Houlston & Sons, 1877. 96 pages. Illustrated throughout including many examples of weather instruments. Original pictorial (yellowback) card covers rebacked. Loosely inserted is a folded broadside advertsing " Dines' Patent Pressure Portable Anemometer. First Edit. Original Boards. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$59.45

Pencillings By the Way
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Pencillings By the Way

By WILLIS, N.P

(London): John Macrone, 1835. 3 volumes. xi; (i); 340; (ii); 368; (ii); 258; (ii); [i]-xx (index) pages. Half-title may have been neatly incised from volume one (or may be a blank), Light foxing. Sumptous half crimson morocco, matching cloth sides, marbled endpapers and page edges, extra gilt on the spine. Signed binding by G. Lewis.. First Edit. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. Book.

$363.30

Directory and Gazetteer of the Counties of Berks and Oxon, Containing a Descriptive Account of Every Market Town, Village,etc.; Followed By a General Directory
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Directory and Gazetteer of the Counties of Berks and Oxon, Containing a Descriptive Account of Every Market Town, Village,etc.; Followed By a General Directory

By BILLING'S, M

Birmingham, 1854. (viii); 375; iii; 406 + (lxviii)(advert) pages. Original cloth neatly rebacked.. Hardcover. Very Good. Stout 8vo. Book.

$363.30

Monumens De La Vie Privee Des Douze Cesars, Gravees D'apres Une Suite De Pierres et Medailles
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Monumens De La Vie Privee Des Douze Cesars, Gravees D'apres Une Suite De Pierres et Medailles

By HANCARVILLE, P-F. Hugues

Rome, 1785. Two engraved titles, (i); 24 engraved plates with accompanying engraved letterpress descriptions. All edges gilt. Light damp staining. Later full calf by E. Pouset. A second volume was published in 1787 with the title, " Monumens du Culte Secret des dames Romaines ... " These two separate works are sometimes offered together as a two volume work, but there is no indication in the prior volume that it is not complete. Clearly it covers a related but different subject.. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good.. 8vo. Book.

$508.62

The Wonders of the Sea, and Notes from the Diary of a Naturalist
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The Wonders of the Sea, and Notes from the Diary of a Naturalist

By PEEK, Richard

Brighton: Printed By Fleet & Co, 1871. iv; 94; (ii) pages. All edges in gilt. Signed binding, dark green full morocco by J. Woodland, Brighton. AUTHOR'S SIGNED COPY. Rare Brighton imprint, not found on Copac. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$132.11

Benefit of Mrs Banti
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Benefit of Mrs Banti

By BENEFIT CARD . By a pupil of Francesco Bartolozzi

[ London, 1799 ] Benefit card copper engraved on paper by James Anthony Minasi, 180 x 155 mm. A fabulous example, depicting a bare breasted young woman engraving the letters on tablet, assisted by a winged angel and a horn blowing cherub. A LOVELY EXAMPLE. Fine. Book.

$237.80

The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps : a Tour Through All the Romantic and Less-Frequented "Vals" of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries
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The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps : a Tour Through All the Romantic and Less-Frequented "Vals" of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries

By KING, S. W

(London): John Murray, 1858. viii; (ii); 558 pages. Frontispiece, 9 plates, plan, 2 folding maps, large folding map at the rear. Signed binding "C. Lewis", half crimson morocco, extra gilt spine, attractive marbled endpapers with matching page edges. A splendid copy.. First Edit. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. Book.

$502.02

Devon Clay
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Devon Clay

By Devon & Courtenay Clay Company, Limited

Newton Abbot: D & C. C. C. Ltd, 1936. 41 pages. 14 tipped-in plates. Original decorative cloth.. First Edit. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$59.45