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The New English, French and Italian Pocket-Dictionary: Volume II - Containing English before the French and Italian. Carefully compiled from the Dictionaries of Dr. S. Johnson, The French Academy, La Crusca, and from other Dictionaries of the Best Authorities

By F. Bottarelli

London: J. Nourse, 1777. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.5 x 5.5 inches (14 x 14 cm). Volume II only of the three volume set, this volume translates English to French and Italian. Full calf leather binding. Spine has four raised bands and red morocco title label. Wear to ends of spine, rear joint cracked (board loose but held by cords). Vertical crease to last page of text and rear free endpaper. Clean text throughout. ESTC: T131799. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: Large square 12mo.

$74.40

The Works of Ben Jonson in Seven Volumes

By Ben Jonson / Peter Whalley (Ed.)

London: D.. Midwinter; W. Innys and J. Richardson; J. Knapton; T. Wotton; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; J. Walthoe; D. Browne; J and R. Tonson; C. Bathurst; J. Hodges; J. Ward; M and T. Longman; W. Johnston; and P. Davey and B. Law, 1756. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Complete seven volume set. Full calf leather bindings. Lacking spine labels. Cracking to joints. Boards loose but holding with cords. Good solid bindings, some light foxing, text is otherwise clean throughout. Several engraved plates. The first collected edition to include critical notes. Spines are worn but still a good usable set. ESTC: T83079. Overall condition is Good Plus. 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. Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo.

$473.48

The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson

By Samuel Johnson

London: L. White, P. Byrne and R. Marchbank, 1785. 1st Edition . Good. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16.5 cm). First Dublin edition, a reprint of the first London edition. Full speckled calf leather binding. Front joint cracked but board is securely attached. Two notes in old ink to title page, heavy staining to pages 1 and 2. Lighter marking to next few pages. A good solid example. ESTC: T82915. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. viii, 196

$60.88

London Revisited (Revised)

By E.V. Lucas

London: Methuen and Co, 1926. 6th Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (14 x 20 cm). Quarter blue leather with blue buckram boards. Spine has five raised bands, red leather title label, gilt ornament to each compartment. Gilt armorial to front board (Trinity County School). Top edge gilt, foxing to other edges. Marbled endpapers, prize bookplate to front free endpaper. A few occasional spots of foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 247

$40.58

The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside: with the Virtuoso, a Fragment, Never Before Published and The Life of the Author

By Mark Akenside

London: W. Suttaby, 1807. Reprint . Very Good Minus. 3 x 5.25 inches (7.5 x 13.5 cm). Full diced calf leather binding. Gilt border to boards. Leather title label and ruled compartments to spine. Joints cracked, but both boards securely attached. Slight wear to ends of spine. Good sound binding, clean text throughout. Marbled endpapers, marbled page edges, previous owner's name to verso of front free endpaper and title page. Engraved frontis. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. xiv, 239

$40.58

Alpine Days and Nights

By W.T. Kirkpatrick / R. Philip Hope / E.L. Stuart (Foreword)

London: George Allen and Unwin Limited, 1932. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Quarter blue leather with blue buckram boards. Spine has five raised bands, red leather title label, gilt ornament to each compartment. Gilt armorial to front board (Trinity County School). Some marking to rear board, top edge gilt, foxing to other edges. Marbled endpapers, prize bookplate to front free endpaper. A few occasional spots of foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 198

$47.35

The Moss-House in Which Many of the Works of Nature Are Rendered a Source of Amusement to Children.
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The Moss-House in Which Many of the Works of Nature Are Rendered a Source of Amusement to Children.

By Agnes Strickland

London: William Darton, 1822. 1st Edition . Good. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (9 x 14 cm). Publisher's quarter leather binding with marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt with price of 2s 6d. Leather rubbed but has no cracking. Boards worn to edges and corners, some pages protruding from page block but securely bound with all pages attached. Lacking front free endpaper. Frontis and four further plates (all dated 1823). All bar the final plate have been crudely coloured. Text is very clean throughout. Patches of paint to 2 pages facing plates. A scarce Regency period children's title. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 170

$135.28

A Dictionary of Music and Musicians:  (A.D. 1450 - 1880). By Eminent Writers, English and Foreign with Illustrations and Woodcuts
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A Dictionary of Music and Musicians: (A.D. 1450 - 1880). By Eminent Writers, English and Foreign with Illustrations and Woodcuts

By George Grove

London: Macmillan and Co, 1879. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.25 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Complete four volume first edition set. A later separate index volume was published in 1890 but not present here. Half calf leather bindings with marbled boards. Spines have five raised bands, morocco title and volume labels, gilt and blind panelled compartments. Marbled page edges, marbled endpapers. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Light rubbing to leather and rubbing to boards. Light cup ring to front board of Vol III. Heavy foxing to leading and trailing blanks in all volumes, plus a few spots to Vol. I title page, text is in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's name pencilled to title pages. (John Aitken, 15 Lincoln's Inn Field). An important reference work that is still being published today. A lovely, sturdy example of the first edition. Scarce. 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. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 768 + vii, [1], 769 + vii, [1], 768 + xi, [1[, 820

$676.40

Specimens of the Early English Poets
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Specimens of the Early English Poets

By George Ellis

London: Edwards, Pall-Mall, 1790. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Fine full vellum binding ornate gilt borders to boards, gilt compartments to spine. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Some darkening and spotting to vellum but no damage whatsoever. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (Thomas Kinston Esq. Charlton House).Some light spotting to text but otherwise in very clean condition throughout. A handsome example of the first edition. ESTC: T145886. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. [2], v, [3], 323, [1]

$202.92

Gerald. The Welshman

By Henry Owen

London: Whiting and Co, 1889. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.25 x 8.75 inches (15.5 x 22.5 cm). Half vellum binding with blue cloth boards, bevelled board edges. Gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt other edges untrimmed. Bump and small tear to top edge of rear board. Foxing to endpaper, a few spots to text. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 186

$32.47

The Devil and the Lady

By Alfred Tennyson / Charles Tennyson (Ed.)

London: Macmillan and Co Limited, 1930. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 6.5 x 10.25 inches (16 x 25.5 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and creasing to edges. Foxing and small stain to cover. Slight loss to edges, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Quarter vellum with handmade paper covered boards. Light spotting to spine, light foxing to endpapers, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition of 1500 copies printed on Whatman handmade paper. Printed at the Chaucer Press, Bungay. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 69

$32.47

Die Gottlilche Komodie: (Die Goettliche Komoedie/The Divine Comedy)

By Dante Alighieri / Karl Witte (Trans.) / Max von Bohn (Intro.)

Berlin: Askanischer Verlag, 1925. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus. 8.25 x 10.25 inches (21 x 26 cm). Quarter vellum binding with illustrated paper covered boards. Spine has six raised bands. Top page edge dyed red, other edges untrimmed. Numerous tipped in plates, a couple with creasing to edges. Excellent condition throughout. German language. Overall condition is Very 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 £19.00; Oceania £27.95; Rest of World £25.65. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 574

$148.81

Histoire de L'Opera

By Alphonse Royer

Paris: Bachelin-Deflorenne, 1875. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Quarter leather bound with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands and gilt title. Fading to spine, marking to leather on boards, slight wear to corners, top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. 12 plates. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 228

$47.35

Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
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Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

By Joseph Strutt

London: Printed by T. Bensley for J. White, 1801. 1st Edition . Very Good. 9.5 x 11.5 inches (24.5 x 29 cm). Full straight grain morocco leather binding by Root & Son (late Victorian period). Professionally rebacked with original spine laid over. Spine has five raided bands and gilt decorated compartments. Decorative gilt panels to boards, gilt decorated turn-ins. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper: Charles G. King Jr. Collection, The Western Reserve Historical Society. Lightly embossed stamp of the Society to title page and a few margins within the text. A few short tears to outside edge of front free endpaper and first few preliminary pages, some scattered light foxing to text. Frontis and all 39 hand coloured plates are present and in excellent condition. Includes a vast array of sport and games, from hunting and jousting to chess and card games. A wonderfully illustrated work in a very attractive later binding. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: Large 4to. l, [6], 301, [1]

$1352.80

A New and Authentic History of England from the Remotest Period of Intelligence to the Close of the Year 1767: Volume I only
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A New and Authentic History of England from the Remotest Period of Intelligence to the Close of the Year 1767: Volume I only

By Hugh Clarendon

London: J. Cooke, 1770. 1st Edition . Very Good. 8.75 x 10.5 inches (22 x 27 cm). Volume I only (of 2 volume set). Contemporary full calf binding, slight wear to ends of spine and board corners, title label chipped. Marking and scratching to boards, good solid binding with both boards securely attached. Two inscriptions to leading blanks, dated 1789 & 1792. Map is present - torn but with an old and good quality repair. Fully collated. Several pages misnumbered as expected, text is complete. Numerous plates. Singe to upper margin of plate facing p376. The scarce first edition. This first volume covers the period from the Roman Conquest to the death of Elizabeth I in 1603. 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 £17.80; Oceania £26.15; Rest of World £24.05. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 593

$270.56

The Book of Gems: The Poets and Artists of Great Britain
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The Book of Gems: The Poets and Artists of Great Britain

By S.C. Hall (Ed.)

London: Saunders and Otley, 1837. 1st Edition . Good. 6 x 8 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Full morocco leather binding, richly decorated to both boards. Heavy rubbing to spine and board edges. Slight wear to head of spine, all page edges gilt. Silk endpapers, patches of heavy foxing to text. Final 25 pages have a stain to outside margin. Numerous engravings. Overall condition is Good. Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 304

$60.88

Letters of the Late Lord Lyttelton
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Letters of the Late Lord Lyttelton

By Lord Lyttelton / William Combe

London: J. Bew, 1780. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6.25 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). Later quarter calf leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has four raised bands and gilt lettered title label. First and last few leaves have margin offsetting from the leather of the original binding. Old paper repair to upper corner of title page, text unaffected. Previous owner's name in old ink to top margin of title page. Occasional margin notes in light pencil, a few odd spots of foxing. Commonly attributed to William Combe, who himself claimed the authorship, but sometimes considered genuine. The scarce first edition. ESTC T119681. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: Small 8vo. vii, [1], 222

$270.56

Probation and Other Tales: by the Author of 'Selwyn in Search of a Daughter', 'Tales of the Moors' &c.
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Probation and Other Tales: by the Author of 'Selwyn in Search of a Daughter', 'Tales of the Moors' &c.

By Amelia Gillespie Smyth

Edinburgh: Adam Black, 1832. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.75 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Recent quarter calf leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands and gilt lettered title label. Small section of loss to top margin on title page, previous owner's name to top margin of title page (Louisa Anne Hope). Occasional marking to the text, a few pages are slightly creased to the upper corner. A rare title from the author of Mornings with Mama. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. iv, 473

$270.56

Italian Scenery from Drawings made in 1817
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Italian Scenery from Drawings made in 1817

By Miss (Elizabeth Frances) Batty

London: Rodwell & Martin, 1820. 1st Edition . Very Good. 7.25 x 10.5 inches (18.5 x 27 cm). Full calf leather binding by Colnaghi & Co. London, rebacked with original spine laid over. Spine has five raised bands and richly decorated compartments. Ornate gilt panelled boards, gilt ruled board edges and turn-ins. All page edges gilt, later marbled endpapers. Some light foxing to plates, some browning and offsetting to pages facing plates. A few occasional marks but overall a very clean example. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: Large 8vo. [8], 197, [1]. With engraved title page and 60 leaves of plates.

$811.68

The Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse
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The Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse

By H.J.C. Grierson (Ed.) / G. Bullough (Ed.)

Oxford: The Clrendon Press, 1934. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). Full red calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to other compartments. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. School prize binding (St. Paul's Girls' School) with gilt device to front board and prize bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Fading and rubbing to spine, rubbing to board corners, light stain to lower page edge. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints, clean text throughout, some very light creasing to the India paper pages. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 973

$32.47

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