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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

$264.10

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

$264.10

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.

$792.30

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

$31.69

Titi Lucretii Cari de Rerum Natura Libri Sex.: (On the Nature of Things)

By Titi Lucretii Cari (Titus Lucretius Carus)

Birminghamae (Birmingham): Johannis Baskerville (John Baskerville), 1772. 1st Edition . Very Good. 9.25 x 11.75 inches (23.5 x 29.5 cm). Full calf leather binding with new leather spine. Gilt panel and armorial to boards, gilt ruled board edges and turn-ins. Spine has four raised bands and gilt decoration to compartment. Marbled endpapers, marbled page edges. A few marks to boards. Two leaves have tears with expert old repairs, text is very clean throughout. Provenance: From the library of John Wilder, Fellow of Eton College and later Vice Provost. The book bears Wilder's arms to each board and a gift inscription from him the verso of front free endpaper, dated 1834. The first Baskerville edition of Lucretius' didactic poem 'On the Nature of Things'. A nice clean example. ESTC T50365. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: Large 4to. [2], 280

$528.20

A Course of Lectures on the Figurative Language of the Holy Scripture: and the interpretation of it from the scripture itself. Delivered in the Parish Church of Nayland in Suffolk, in the Year 1786: to Which are Added, Four Lectures on the Relation Between the Old and New Testaments, as it is set Forth in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Also, A Single Lecture on the Natural Evidences of Christianity.

By William Jones (of Nayland)

London: Printed for the Author, and sold by J.F. and C. Rivington; G.G.J. and J. Robinson; H. Gardner; W. Keymer; and W. Stanes, 1787. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Full calf leather binding, expertly rebacked with original spine laid over. Spine has five raised bands with gilt decorated compartments. Gilt ruled border to boards. Some foxing to text, staining to outside margin of several pages. Previous owener's name to title page: 'Cath. Curtis', and gift inscription to title page: 'John Walpole Willis from W.P. (?) Willis'. John Walpole Willis was a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, and resident judge at Melbourne. This volume came from the estate of his son, John William Willis-Bund. The scarce first edition of this collection by William Jones of Nayland, best known for 'An Essay on the First Principles of Natural Philosophy' where he opposed the theories of Sir Isaac Newton. ESTC T83898. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. [4], 466. Lacking the final advertisement leaf.

$264.10

Shakespeare: (English Men of Letters Series)
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Shakespeare: (English Men of Letters Series)

By Wlater Raleigh

London: Macmillan and Co., 1928. Reprint . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Half blue leather binding (by Kelly and Sons, London) with blue cloth boards, gilt armorial to front board, gilt illustration to rear board. Spine has five raised bands and gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A few marks to boards, rubbing to corners. Prize bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (St. Paul's School) dated 1930. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints, clean text throughout. 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: 232

$31.69

Famous Singers of Today and Yesterday

By Henry C. Lahee

Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1898. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.75 x 17.5 cm). Green cloth binding with ornate gilt decorated front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Very clean condition throughout. Overall 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: ix, 337

$46.22

The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux

By The Abbe Prevost D'Exiles / Helen Waddell (Trans.) / Pierre Brissaud (Illust.)

New York: The Heritage Press, 1935. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Minus. 7.25 x10 inches (18 x 25.5 cm). Quarter brown cloth with marbled boards, cracking to front joint. Slight wear to corners of boards, small mark to front endpaper, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Lacking slip case. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 155

$21.13

A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations. By examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed, A History of the Language and An English Grammar. In two volumes.

By Samuel Johnson

London: Longman, 1990. Facsimile of the 1755 1st Edition . Very Good. 10.75 x 16.25 inches (27 x 31.5 cm). Two volume set. Lacking the slip case and two information booklets, dictionary is complete. Full red bonded leather, a few small marks and scuff to boards, internally in first class condition throughout. 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

$264.10

Pope's Own Miscellany: Being a reprint of Poems on Several Occasions 1717 containing new poems by Alexander Pope and others

By Norman Ault (Ed.) / Alexander Pope

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1935. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Fair. 6.25 x 10 inches (16 x 25 cm). Dust jacket: Large tear to front cover, loss and darkening to spine. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fair. Book: Limited Edition No. 202 of 750 copies printed on handmade paper. Green buckram binding with gilt border to boards, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Tanning to endpapers, a few spots to page edges, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: xcvii, 165

$72.63

The Roadmender

By Michael Fairless

London: Philip Lee Warner Publisher, 1920. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.75 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light creasing and a few short tears to edges, loss to head of spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Full parchment binding, top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Printed on handmade paper, marbled endpapers, slight bowing to boards, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. 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: 107

$59.42

Atlanta in Calydon: A Tragedy

By Algernon Charles Swinburne

London: The Medici Society Limited, 1923. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Excellent condition with no wear or marking, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Limited edition No. 251 of 1000 copies. Quarter cloth with decorated paper covered boards. Residue from previous owner's bookplate to front free endpaper, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. 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: 80

$25.09

Lara, A Tale; Jacqueline, A Tale

By Lord Byron / Samuel Rogers

London: J. Murray, 1814. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 4 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Full calf leather binding, black leather title label to spine. Gilt decorated border to boards, spine rubbed and worn, rubbing to staining to boards. Front joint cracked but board is securely attached. Lacking the half title and ads. A few marks to text. Variant 2 of the first edition of Byron's Lara. Paper is watermarked but 'II' in running title on p82 is not askew, and with period after 'I' in running title on p20 [Randolf p42-45]. Overall condition is Good Plus. 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: 128

$132.05

The Boy-God: Troublesome and Vengeful

By E.M. Lynch

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.25 x 7.5 inches (11 x 19 cm). Rare. Half leather binding with vellum boards. Rubbing to spine, corners worn, vellum curling to edges. Good solid binding. Light marking to half title page, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. 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: 176

$132.05

Hugonis Grotii Epistolae ad Gallos: Secunda editio, priore auctior & emendatior

By Hugonis Grotii (Hugo Grotius/Huig de Groot)

Lugd Batav. (Lugduni Batavorum/Leiden): Ex Officina Elseviriorum [Elzevir Press), 1650. 2nd Edition . Very Good. 3.25 x 5.25 inches (8 x 13.5 cm). Fine 19th Century calf leather binding. Spine has gilt ruled compartments with ornaments, black leather title label, paper private library label. Boards have ornately decorated gilt border, gilt decorated board edges and turn-ins. Sewn bands and silk page marker. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints, light rubbing to spine, a few marks to boards. Title page in red and black with woodcut vignette. Very clean text throughout. An early and very attractive Elsevir Press edition of Grotius' letters. 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: 12mo. 472, [2] (Index], [6] (Blank)

$264.10

Church Hymnal with Accompanying Tunes

By Charles Herbert Kitson and Charles George Marchant (Ed.)

Dublin: The Association for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1920. 2nd Edition . Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 18 cm). Half black morocco leather binding by Bumpus. Blue cloth boards, all edges gilt. Slight splitting to head of spine, marking to boards, light foxing to endpaper, gift inscription to front free endpaper. Overall condition is Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: xxxvi, 980

$38.29

Lakme - Opera en trois Actes

By Leo Delibes

Paris: Au Menestrel, 1900 (Circa). Very Good. 7.5 x 11 inches (19 x 27.5 cm). Full mottled leather binding, short split to foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Original wraps bound in. A very attractive example. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 275

$52.82

Symphonie pour Orchestre par Cesar Franck

By Cesar Franck

Paris: J. Hamelle, 1900 (Circa). Very Good. 6 x 7.75 inches (15 x 19 cm). Half blue calf leather binding with blue buckram boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper, browning to pages, otherwise very clean throughout. 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: 151

$38.29

Delight [SIGNED]
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Delight [SIGNED]

By J.B. Priestley

London: Paradine Press, 1978. 1st Edition . Fine/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Signed by Author. Slipcase: A few light marks, very slight rubbing to corners. Overall case condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Limited Edition No 73 of 100 copies. Signed by the author to the limitation page. Half leather binding, spine has five raised bands and gilt ornaments, attractive cloth boards, first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. 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: x, 267

$132.05

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