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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

$53.24

The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays Throughout the Year
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The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays Throughout the Year

By John Gilbert (Illust.), Robert Barnes (Illust.), W.B. Scott (Illust.), H.C. Selous (Illust.), W. Small (Illust.) etc

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874. Very Good Minus. 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16.5 x 21.5 cm). Full calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, red morocco title label, fleur-de-lis ornaments to compartments. Boards have tooled panels with gilt armorial to centre (Mussoorie School). Red page edges. Marbled endpapers. Light marking to spine, a few minor scuffs to leather. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. All pages have a red ruled border. Light water stain to upper corner of approx. half of the pages (margins only). Some light foxing to text. School prize inscription to first blank (Chapel Reading Prize 1888). The Mussoorie School was founded by Rev. Robert Maddock in the Hill Station of Mussoorie, in Uttarakhand, Northern India. In 1895 the school was demolished and the site used for the iconic Savoy Hotel, still open today. An attractive volume with an interesting history. 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 £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 324

$133.10

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 £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. 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)

$465.85

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 £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. 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)

$1331.00

A Genealogy of Morals; Poems: (Zur Genealogie der Moral/On the Genealogy of Morality)
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A Genealogy of Morals; Poems: (Zur Genealogie der Moral/On the Genealogy of Morality)

By Friedrich Nietzsche / William A. Haussmann (Trans.) / John Gray (Trans.)

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). First English language edition of Nietzche's Zur Genealogie der Moral. Recent quarter black morocco leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has four raised bands and gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers, page edges untrimmed. Title page has loss to outside edge with old paper repair, slight loss to outside edge of first two pages of the Introduction. Foxing to title page and ads page at rear. Light browning to page margins, text is otherwise very clean throughout. First printing in English of one of Nietzsche's most important works, housed in a very attractive binding. . Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxiii, 286

$465.85

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 - 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

$665.50

Die Balli von Jacques Callot. Ein Essay: (Balli di Sfessania)
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Die Balli von Jacques Callot. Ein Essay: (Balli di Sfessania)

By Victor Manheimer / Jacques Callot (Illust.)

Potsdam: Verlag Gustav Kiepenheuer, 1921. Limited Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 4 inches (12 x 10 cm). Slipcase: Light marking but no bumps or tears. Paper title label to end panel has loss. Overall case condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Two small volumes in the original slip case. Text volume bound in marbled paper covers with paper title label to front cover. A few spots of light foxing, otherwise excellent. German text. Plates volume with 24 reproductions of Callot's 1621 engravings, bound in quarter vellum with marbled paper covered boards. Foxing to page edges and endpapers, occasional foxing to plates, complete with the plain jacket. Very scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 4 inches (12 x 10 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 65 + illustrations

$199.65

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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 306

$86.52

La Divina Comedia di Dante: Con argomenti, el allegorie per ciascun canto et apostille nel margine, Et indice copiosissimo di tutti i vocaboli piu importanti usati dal poeta, con la sposition lovo (La Divina Commedia/The Divine Comedy)
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La Divina Comedia di Dante: Con argomenti, el allegorie per ciascun canto et apostille nel margine, Et indice copiosissimo di tutti i vocaboli piu importanti usati dal poeta, con la sposition lovo (La Divina Commedia/The Divine Comedy)

By Dante Alighieri / Lodovico Dolce (Ed.)

Vinegia (Venice/Venezia): Gabriele Giolito de' Ferrari, 1555. 1st Edition . Very Good. 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Full vellum binding, spine with four raised bands and red morocco title label. Binding slightly strained in a couple of places but securely bound. Outside and upper margins tightly cropped and a few pages have slight loss to the first or last character of the printed marginal notations. Old paper repairs to leaves *xi, *xii, **, **ii, **iii & **iv. Fully collated and complete, with page number misprints at 25 (as 52), 239 (as 235), 240 (as 204), 245 (as 145), 271 (as 171) and 499 (as 496). Numerous woodcut initials and head & tail-pieces, plus 12 woodcut illustrations. Giolito's famous phoenix printer's device to title page and also to verso of colophon. Title page dated 1555, colophon dated 1554 (as expected). A small number of line markings in contemporary ink. Light water staining at various points within the book, slightly more pronounced over the last 70 pages. Front pastedown endpaper has a previous owner's bookplate (H.F. Davies, Elmley Castle), plus some notes and a price in old ink. Italian text. The landmark first Dolce edition. All editions of Dante published up to this point were simply titled 'Comedia', this was the very first edition to bear the now familiar title of 'Divina Comedia' or Divine Comedy. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. [36], 598, [2]

$5324.00

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 £16.45; Oceania £24.80; Rest of World £22.70. 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

$93.17

Soldiers Three. The Story of the Gadsbys. In Black and White
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Soldiers Three. The Story of the Gadsbys. In Black and White

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1912. Reprint . 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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 353

$46.59

The Five Nations
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The Five Nations

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1911. 8th Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 215

$59.90

Rewards and Fairies
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Rewards and Fairies

By Rudyard Kipling / Frank Craig (Illust.)

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). First printing and the first appearance of the poem 'If'. 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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 338

$266.20

Selections from The Confessions of St Augustine
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Selections from The Confessions of St Augustine

By St. Augustine / William (W.) Montgomery (Trans.)

London: Cambridge University Press, 1908. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 5.75 inches (10 x 14.5 cm). First printing of the Montgomery translation. White buckram binding with gilt illustrated front board and spine. Browning and light marking to spine, a few light marks to boards. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, many pages unopened. Light foxing and tanning to endpapers, very clean text throughout. Gift inscription to front pastedown endpaper dated 1912. A very attractive pocket edition. Scarce. . Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 5.75 inches (10 x 14.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxiv, 271

$39.93

The Naulahka: A Story of West and East
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The Naulahka: A Story of West and East

By Rudyard Kipling and Wolcott Balestier

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1912. Reprint . 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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 332

$46.59

Departmental Ditties and Other Verses
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Departmental Ditties and Other Verses

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1911. 20th Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 176

$59.90

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: (Complete 6 volume set)
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: (Complete 6 volume set)

By Geoffrey Chaucer / Richard Morris (Ed.)

London: George Bell and Sons, 1875. Revised Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Complete six volume set of the Aldine edition. Half green calf leather bindings (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spines have five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title & volume numbers, date to foot of spines. Fading and slight rubbing to spines. Excellent solid bindings with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Foxing to frontis in volume I, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's name to half title page in two volumes (Blake Alexander Hankey). 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 £20.05; Oceania £30.20; Rest of World £27.50. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 365; 375; 370; 369; 361; 319

$252.89

Many Inventions
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Many Inventions

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1911. Reprint . 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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 387

$46.59

The Day's Work
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The Day's Work

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1911. Reprint . 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. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 406

$46.59

Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn: To Which is Subjoined The Private Correspondence Between King Charles I and Sir Edward Nicholas and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon and Sir Richard Browne (Complete 4 volume set)
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn: To Which is Subjoined The Private Correspondence Between King Charles I and Sir Edward Nicholas and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon and Sir Richard Browne (Complete 4 volume set)

By John Evelyn / William Bray (Ed.)

London: George Bell and Sons, 1898. New Edition . Good Plus. 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Complete four volume set. Half blue calf leather bindings with marbled boards. Top page edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Spines have five raised bands, gilt lettering and ornaments. Spines faded and rubbed, small dent to top edge of rear board to Volume I. Slight wear to corners of boards to all volumes. Light foxing to page edges, occasional spotting to text. Good solid bindings. Slight cracking to front joint of Volume I. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper in each volume (H.F. Davies, Elmley Castle). Overall condition is Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £17.65; Oceania £26.60; Rest of World £24.30. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxviii, 434; 398; xii, 399;viii, 469

$93.17

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