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Cawthorn's Minor British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed Farces and Operas (Complete in 6 volumes)
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Cawthorn's Minor British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed Farces and Operas (Complete in 6 volumes)

By David Garrick / Arthur Murphy / Henry Fielding / Charles Dibdin / Isaac Jackman / Robert Jephson / Joseph Reed / Isaac Bickerstaff [Jonathan Swift] / Frances Brooke / John Till Allingham / Hannah Cowley / Charles Macklin / John Burgoyne / George Collier /

London: John Cawthorn, 1805-1807. 1st Edition . Good. 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9.5 x 14.5 cm). Rare complete set. Six volumes in full mottled calf leather bindings. Gilt decorative border to boards, marbled endpapers, speckled page edges. Bindings worn and rubbed, lacking all labels, solid bindings with all boards attached. Each play has a title page and engraving after Samuel de Wilde. Contents: Vol 1: Garrick, D. High Life Below Stairs; Murphy, A. Three Weeks after Marriage; Fielding, H. The Tragedy of Tragedies, or, The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great; Dibdin, C. The Quaker; Dibdin, C. The Deserter. Vol. 2: Garrick, D. The Guardian; Murphy, A. The Apprentice; Garrick, D. Bon Ton; or, High Life Above Stairs; Murphy, A. The Citizen; Jackman, I. All the World's a Stage. Vol. 3: Jephson, R. Two Strings to your Bow; Garrick, D. The Lying Valet; Reed, J. The Register Office; Bickerstaffe, I. The Sultan; Fielding, H. The Mock Doctor. Vol. 4: Brooke, Mrs. Rosina; Bickerstaffe, I. The Padlock; Allingham, J.T. Fortune's Frolick; Cowley, Mrs. Who's the Dupe?; Macklin, C. Love a la Mode. Vol. 5: Garrick, D. Catherine and Petruchio; Burgoyne, General. Richard Coeur de Lion; Dibdin, C. The Waterman; Collier, G. Selma & Azor; Knight, T. The Honest Thieves. Vol. 6: Fielding, H. The Intriguing Chambermaid; Garrick, D. Miss in Her Teens; Ravenscroft, E. The Anatomist; Sheridan, R.B. The Critic; Arnold, S.J. The Shipwreck. Overall condition is Good. Size: 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9.5 x 14.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo.

$238.03

The Historical Atlas of World War II
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The Historical Atlas of World War II

By Alexander Swanston / Malcolm Swanston

Edison, New Jersey: Chartwell Books Inc., 2007. 1st Edition . Very Good. 10.25 x 13 inches (26 x 33.5 cm). Full blue leatherette binding with silk endpapers and gilt page edges. Illustrated in gilt to front board. A few scratches to outside page edge, light rubbing to rear board. Internally in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £23.30; Oceania £34.80; Rest of World £31.55. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 10.25 x 13 inches (26 x 33.5 cm). Hardback

$52.90

The Family Herbal, or an Account of All Those English Plants, Which Are Remarkable for Their Virtues, and of the Drugs Which are Produced by Vegetables of Other Countries: With Their Descriptions and Their Uses
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The Family Herbal, or an Account of All Those English Plants, Which Are Remarkable for Their Virtues, and of the Drugs Which are Produced by Vegetables of Other Countries: With Their Descriptions and Their Uses

By John Hill

Bungay: C. Brightly and Co, 1812. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Tree calf leather binding with red morocco title label to spine. Wear and chipping to spine. Good solid binding, complete with all 54 hand coloured plates. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, xl, 376, 54 plates

$264.48

English Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations. Drawn from the Best Writers.
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English Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations. Drawn from the Best Writers.

By George Crabb

London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; and Simpkin and Marshall, 1826. New Edition . Very Good. 9.25 x 11 inches (23 x 28 cm). Recent half leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands and black leather title label. New endpapers, offsetting to margins of title page, preface page and final page of text. Good solid binding. A little light foxing to text, otherwise very clean throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £17.30; Oceania £25.80; Rest of World £23.55. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 9.25 x 11 inches (23 x 28 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: lxiv, 688

$92.57

Hearts Are Trumps and Change for a Shilling: [Beeton's Humorous Series]
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Hearts Are Trumps and Change for a Shilling: [Beeton's Humorous Series]

By James Hannay / Horace Mayhew

London: Ward, Lock and Co, Limited, 1873. Reprint . Very Good Minus. 4 x 6 inches (10.5 x 15 cm). Half blue leather with marbled boards. Leather rubbed to spine and corners of boards. Boards scuffed. Marbled endpapers. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. A collection of comic sketches with illustrations by Phiz and Hine. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 6 inches (10.5 x 15 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 120

$39.67

Mein Leben: (Complete Two Volume Set)
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Mein Leben: (Complete Two Volume Set)

By Richard Wagner

Munich: F. Bruckmann A.G., 1911. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 7.25 x 10 inches (18 x 25.5 cm). Complete two volume set. The First trade edition. Originally printed between 1870 and 1875 in 3 volumes in a tiny edition of 15 to 18 copies. This trade edition was expurgated by The Wagner Family. Half leather bindings with decorative paper covered boards, top page edge gilt. Rubbing to leather, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. German language. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £16.10; Oceania £24.00; Rest of World £21.95. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 7.25 x 10 inches (18 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Large 8vo. [8], pp9-528 + [6], pp535-886

$119.02

The Fables of Aesop: (Macmillan Cranford Series)
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The Fables of Aesop: (Macmillan Cranford Series)

By Joseph Jacobs / Richard Heighway (Illust.)

London: Macmillan and Co Limited, 1894. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). First Richard Heighway illustrated edition. Dark green buckram binding, ornately illustrated in gilt to front board and spine. All page edges gilt. Discolouration to board edges, slight dulling to spine. Binding slightly strained in a couple of places. Occasional light foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxv, 222

$112.40

Coridon's Song and Other Verses from Various Sources: (Macmillan Cranford Series)
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Coridon's Song and Other Verses from Various Sources: (Macmillan Cranford Series)

By Hugh Thomson (Illust.)

London: Macmillan and Co Limited, 1894. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dark green buckram binding, ornately illustrated in gilt to front board and spine. All page edges gilt. Dulling to spine, slight bumping and wear to upper corners of boards. Slight wear to lower edge of front board. Good solid binding, very clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxi, 163

$33.06

Old Christmas: From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving (Macmillan Cranford Series)
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Old Christmas: From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving (Macmillan Cranford Series)

By Washington Irving

London: Macmillan and Co Limited, 1882. 4th Impression . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dark green buckram binding, ornately illustrated in gilt to front board and spine. All page edges gilt. Slight wear to lower edge of boards. Binding strained in a couple of places but very securely bound and with no cracking to endpaper joints. Very clean text throughout and well illustrated. An attractive early edition in very nice condition. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 165

$132.24

Sir Thomas More's Utopia: (The Temple Classics Series)
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Sir Thomas More's Utopia: (The Temple Classics Series)

By Thomas More / Raphe Robynson (Trans.)

London: J.M. Dent, 1904. 4th Edition . Near Fine/Good. 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15 cm). Dust jacket: Rare original jacket for the leather bound issue. Wear and loss to edges. Light browning to paper. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Green flexible leather binding with gilt vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine. Top page edge gilt, excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxv, 183

$59.51

Remarks Upon a Late Discourse of Free-Thinking: In a Letter to F.H., D.D.
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Remarks Upon a Late Discourse of Free-Thinking: In a Letter to F.H., D.D.

By Phileleutherus Lipsiensisb [Richard Bentley]

London: John Morphew and Cornerlius Crownfield, 1716-1717. 5th Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19.5 cm). Full contemporary calf leather binding. Panelled boards with blind decoration. Spine has five raised bands. Front joint cracked but securely attached. Gilt decorated board edges, board corners worn. Red speckled page edges, clean text throughout. Contemporary inscription to front free endpaper: I.Rakes. Divi Johan: Coll: Cant: Alumnus (St. John's College Cambridge). An attractive early 18th Century edition. ESTC: T53384 + N26270. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. 85, [1](Blank) + [4], 82, [2](Ads.)

$330.60

Belford Regis; or Sketches of a Country Town: (Complete 3 Volume Set)
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Belford Regis; or Sketches of a Country Town: (Complete 3 Volume Set)

By Mary Russell Mitford

London: Richard Bentley, 1835. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Complete three volume set. Half leather bindings with marbled boards. Spines decorated in blind and gilt with maroon morocco title labels. Light rubbing to spines and boards, a little bumping to corners. Marbled page edges, marbled endpapers, engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper in each volume. Good solid bindings with no cracking to joints. Foxing and a few occasional marks to text, one page has slight loss to outside margin (no loss of text.) The first edition of Mitford's literary sketches on life and society in Reading, Berkshire, in a similar manner to her ever popular 'Our Village' series. Based upon life in Three Mile Cross, just outside Reading. An attractive set. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 318; 317; 348

$330.60

The Fin Fisher's Guide
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The Fin Fisher's Guide

By Geo. C. Bainbridge

London: The Flyfisher's Classic Library, 1992. Facsimile . Very Good/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Slipcase: A few light marks, no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good. Book: Quarter blue leather binding with pale blue boards. Unread copy but has foxing to page edges. . Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 150

$46.28

Vice Versa or A Lesson to Fathers
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Vice Versa or A Lesson to Fathers

By F. Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1883. 23rd Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Twenty-third edition, issued in the year after the first printing. Half brown morocco leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and date. Slight rubbing to spine and board edges, wear to upper corners. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Clean text throughout. A nicely bound early edition. . Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5 x 7 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 364

$59.51

Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt
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Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt

By Robert Smith Surtees / [Richard Adams]

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. 1st Edition . Good Minus. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Half calf leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has four raised bands and gilt decorated compartments. Spine heavily rubbed and has a light vertical crease. Rubbing and chipping to board edges and corners. Wear to ends of spine. Good solid binding. Speckled page edges, plain endpapers, some heavy marking and foxing to text and plates. Complete with all 17 hand coloured plates by Leech. Two appeared re-attached, two are creased. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A worn and well used example but with interesting association. . Overall condition is Good Minus. Size: 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 550

$52.90

Chronicon Preciosum: or, An Account of English Money, the Price of Corn, and Other Commodities, For the last 600 Years. In a Letter to a Student In the University of Oxford
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Chronicon Preciosum: or, An Account of English Money, the Price of Corn, and Other Commodities, For the last 600 Years. In a Letter to a Student In the University of Oxford

By William Fleetwood

London: Charles Harper, 1707. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.5 inches (11.5 x 19 cm). Contemporary full calf cambridge panel leather binding, spine has five raised bands and red morocco title label, gilt decorated board edges. Very slight cracking to front joint, wear to corners. Good solid binding with both boards firmly attached. Offsetting to endpapers, front free endpaper is clipped to uppr corner and has some contemporary ink notes. Light foxing to text, otherwise very clean throughout, a few pages have pencilled margin notes. An excellent example of the first edition. A landmark work containing the first published price index. ESTC: T4823. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.5 inches (11.5 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. [16], 181, [1] (blank), [10] (Index & Ads)

$462.84

Methode de Coiffure: par Croisat, Professeur, Coiffeur du Journal des Modes, le Petit Courrier des Dames, Brevete du Gouvernment, et de S.A.R. Anna de Jesus Maria, Infante de Portugal (Coiffeur)
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Methode de Coiffure: par Croisat, Professeur, Coiffeur du Journal des Modes, le Petit Courrier des Dames, Brevete du Gouvernment, et de S.A.R. Anna de Jesus Maria, Infante de Portugal (Coiffeur)

By Croisat

Paris: Chez L'Auteur, Rue de L'Odeon, No.33., 1832. 2nd Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Recent half red morocco leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers. Spine has five raised bands, black morocco title label and gilt ornaments to compartments. Staining to inner edge of half title, title, and decreasing over the first few pages. Repaired tears to outside edge of half title. Section of loss with old paper repair to outside edge of title page. Marking to 'Avertissement' page after title. Text has some spotting and light staining. Numerous illustrations, some with paper repairs to edges. Landmark title by Croisat, the 'Napoleon of Hairdressing'. Covering all aspects of the profession, from its history, to analysis of the shape of the face and head, and descriptions of hairstyles and accessories. A landmark work, housed in a very attractive binding. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 171, [1] (Errata)

$1322.40

The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: (Complete 26 volume set)
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: (Complete 26 volume set)

By William Makepeace Thackeray

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1879 - 1886. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Complete 26 volume set. Publication dates range from 1879 to 1886. Recent half red morocco bindings with marbled boards and endpapers. Spines have four raised bands and gilt ruled compartments, gilt lettering, single gilt ornament and date to lower compartment. All bindings in excellent condition with no rubbing or wear, no cracking to joints. Scattered foxing to text in all volumes, volume XXIV has light staining to both ends of spine. A very attractive set - requires 3 feet of shelf space. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a very heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Hardback

$661.20

Puck of Pook's Hill
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Puck of Pook's Hill

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1911. 3rd Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Half green calf leather binding (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title and author, plus date to foot of spine. Spine faded, a couple of small marks to leather, excellent solid binding with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, a few light spots to other edges. Internally in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 306

$85.96

From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches: (Complete 2 volume set)
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From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches: (Complete 2 volume set)

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1911 / 1912. Reprint . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Complete two volume set. Half green calf leather bindings (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spines have five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title and author, plus date to foot of spines. Spines faded, a couple of small marks to leather, excellent solid bindings with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, a few light spots to other edges. Internally in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £16.10; Oceania £24.00; Rest of World £21.95. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 497 + 438

$92.57

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