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Yorick's Sentimental Journey, Continued. To Which is Prefixed some Account of the Life and Writings of Mr. Sterne
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Yorick's Sentimental Journey, Continued. To Which is Prefixed some Account of the Life and Writings of Mr. Sterne

By John Hall-Stevenson / [Laurence Sterne]

London: S. Bladon, 1769. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16 cm). Hall Stevenson's continuation of Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. Sterne had hurriedly published the unfinished work in 1768, shortly before his death. This is the first printing of the continuation. Issued as volume III and IV of a four volume set, that also included a reprint of Sentimental Journey (Volume I and II) plus 'A Political Romance' (Volume V). This volume contains the complete Hall Stevenson work bound in a single volume. Full contemporary calf leather binding with chipped title label to spine. Lacking free endpapers, torn bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Complete with half titles. Previous owner's name to title page. Clean text throughout. ESTC: N64788. 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 6.5 inches (10 x 16 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. xiii, [1] (blank), 94; [4], 112

$74.20

Fables of Aesop, and Other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections
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Fables of Aesop, and Other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections

By Aesop / Roger L'Estrange (Ed.)

London: Printed for R. Sare, A. and J. Churchil, D. Brown, T. Goodwin, M. Wotton, J. Nicholson, G. Sawbridge, B. Tooke, and G. Strahan, 1714. 6th Edition . Very Good. 5 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Full calf leather binding, contemporary panelled boards with blind decorations. Expertly rebacked, spine has five raised bands, red leather title label. Previous owner's name to front pastedown endpaper. Staining to outside corner of lower page margin throughout the book, occasionlly straying into the text. Browning and light foxing, a few occasional stains to outside margin. Pp.21-33 of 'The life of Aesop' misnumbered 17-29 (as expected), p352 misnumbered 325. The 11 page Alphabetic table is incomplete: The first three pages are bound in before the fables, and the final page is bound in after the fables. This copy includes an additional advertisement leaf, not mentioned in the ESTC. Also includes fables of Berlandus, Anianus, Abstemius and Poggius, as well as 'The life of Æsop'. ESTC T84995. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. Engraved frontis, [12], 29 (i.e.33), [3], 550, [2], [3] (ads)

$269.80

Marcus Velleius Paterculus cum Notis Gerardi Vossii G.F.: Historiae Romanae (History of Rome)
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Marcus Velleius Paterculus cum Notis Gerardi Vossii G.F.: Historiae Romanae (History of Rome)

By Marcus Velleius Paterculus / Gerrit Janszoon Vos [Gerardus Vossius/Gerardi Vossii] (Ed.)

Lugd. Batavorum (Lugduni Batavorum/Leiden): Ex Officina Elzeviriana [Elzevir Press), 1639. 1st Edition . Very Good. 2.75 x 5 inches (7 x 12.5 cm). Victorian full calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and ornaments. Boards have double gilt ruled border. Joints cracked, with some chipping to leather, both boards securely attached. Marbled page edges, marbled endpapers. Good solid binding. Attractive engraved title page, very clean text throughout. Latin text. An attractive Elzevir Press edition of Velleius' History of Rome. 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: 2.75 x 5 inches (7 x 12.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. Engraved title, [10], 128, [2]

$202.35

The Price of a Lark
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The Price of a Lark

By Alice Lang

London: Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1882. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 6.5 inches (12 x 17 cm). Quarter black leather with black cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine, light marking to boards. Good solid binding. Light foxing to endpapers, text very clean throughout. A scarce Victorian children's title, in nice clean condition. 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: 4.5 x 6.5 inches (12 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 128, 8 (Ads)

$32.38

The Grace and Duty of Being Spiritually Minded: (Phronema tou pneumatos)
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The Grace and Duty of Being Spiritually Minded: (Phronema tou pneumatos)

By John Owen / Henry Mayo (Ed.)

London: W. Baynes, 1816. New Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Full speckled calf leather binding, spine has red leather title label and gilt ruled compartments with gilt ornaments. Light rubbing to edges of spine and edges of boards. Lower corner of rear board quite heavily rubbed. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Occasional margin markings in old ink, text is otherwise very clean throughout. Previous owner's inscription to half title page. An abridgement of Owen's Phronema tou pneumatos, originally published in 1681. 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: 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 214, [2] (Ads)

$74.20

Quattro Novelle Narrate Da Un Maestro die Scuola
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Quattro Novelle Narrate Da Un Maestro die Scuola

By Cesare Balbo

Paris: Baudry, Libreria Europea, 1840. 3rd Edition . Very Good. 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 14 cm). Half green morocco leather bindng with marbled boards. Slight fading to spine, light rubbing to board edges, spine has four raised bands, gilt decroation and title. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Marbled page edges. Light foxing to text. Italian language. 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: 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 14 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 204

$47.22

Human Nature, in its Fourfold State: of Primitive Integrity; Entire Depravity; Begun Recovery; and Consummate Happiness or Misery
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Human Nature, in its Fourfold State: of Primitive Integrity; Entire Depravity; Begun Recovery; and Consummate Happiness or Misery

By Rev. T. Boston

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1840 (Circa). Very Good. 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 14.5 cm). Half calf leather binding, with marbled boards, gilt ruled compartments to spine, rubbing to ends of spine and corners of boards. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Light foxing to endpapers. Clean text 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: 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 14.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 466, 2

$40.47

The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare

By Thomas Campbell

London: Edward Moxon, 1848. New Edition . Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24 cm). Full calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, red morocco title label, gilt decorated compartments. Boards have gilt and blind border. Marbled page edges, marbled endpapers (leather is heavily rubbed). Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Engraved title page and frontis with light foxing. A few occasional spots to text but otherwise in very clean condition. Overall condition is 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: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: lxxx, 960

$53.96

C. Sallustius Crispus cum veterum Historicorum fragmentis: (Histories)
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C. Sallustius Crispus cum veterum Historicorum fragmentis: (Histories)

By Sallut (Gaius Sallustius Crispus)

Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Ex Officina Elseviriana [Elzevir Press), 1634. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Contemporary full vellum binding, lettered in black ink to spine. Boards have light marking and scratches. Red speckled page edges. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (Roger Laloy), previous owners' names to front free endpaper and upper margin of title page. Inscription to lower margin of title page has been excised with old paper repair. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. Latin text. An attractive Elzevir Press edition of Sallut's Histories, in excellent condition. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. 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: 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. Engraved title, [16], 310, [34] (Index)

$269.80

De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis: (Magnencii Rabani Mauri. De laudibus sancte Crucis opus. erudicione versu prosaque mirificum)
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De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis: (Magnencii Rabani Mauri. De laudibus sancte Crucis opus. erudicione versu prosaque mirificum)

By Rabanus Maurus (Hrabanus/Rhabanus) / Jakob Wimpfeling (Ed.)

Pforzheim: Thomas Anshelm, 1503. 1st Edition . Very Good. 8.25 x 12 inches (21 x 30 cm). Quarter contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards. Wormholes to binding. Spine rubbed, vertical crease and old paper labels. Lacking clasps. Text has worming throughout, with some short worm trails affecting the text. Bookplate to front pastedown (Michael Tomkinson, Franche Hall, Worcestershire). Roman letter printed in red and black, two woodcuts (two monks kneeling before the Pope; the author presenting his book to Pope Gregory IV). Thirty full-page xylographic and typographic figurative verses. The poems are rendered using a combination of ordinary type, rules and woodcut figures, with the highlighted portions printed in red. Thomas Anshelm of Baden started printing in Strasbourg in 1488 and established the first press in Pforzheim c.1500. Rabanus Mauris, the Carolingian churchman and Divine was born of noble parents in Mainz in 784, he became Archbishop of Mainz in 847. De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis (In Praise of the Holy Cross) is one of his most enduring works, a collection of poems that present the holy cross in word and image. Written around 810, the work passed down to the middle ages in at least 80 manuscripts, the most famous of which is the Vatican's Reginensis Latinus 124 from c.825. This 1503 edition represents the first appearance of the work in print and was one of the earliest books printed in Pforzheim. A fine early example of figure poetry/technopaegnia/calligrams. Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1922, lot 1818 (The Extensive & Valuable Library of Michael Tomkinson). Adams R3; Proctor 11747. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 8.25 x 12 inches (21 x 30 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small Folio. 170pp (85 leaves: Aa6, Bb4, a-i6, k6, A-B6, C3)

$16188.00

The Deserted Village. A Poem.
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The Deserted Village. A Poem.

By Oliver Goldsmith

London: J. Barker, 1784 (Circa). Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17 cm). Full blue morocco leather binding. Gilt decorative panels to boards, gilt decorated spine. Marbled endpapers, gilt decorated turn ins, page edges untrimmed. Light rubbing to spine and corners of covers. Light foxing to text, browning to half title and last page of text. Contemporary initials to half title page. Rare early printing, Todd's 'J' edition (The Private Issues of the Deserted Village, 1954). Amusingly the front cover is dated 1769, the year before the first printing. A very scarce issue (ESTC lists 8 copies) in an attractive 19th century binding. ESTC: T146773. 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: 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small 8vo, Engraved title, vii, (Ads), 32

$202.35

Lives of the Novelists: (Complete 2 Volume Set)
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Lives of the Novelists: (Complete 2 Volume Set)

By Walter Scott

Paris: A. and W. Galignani, 1825. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17.5 cm). Complete two volume set. Full leather bindings, board have blind decorative borders. Spines have leather title and volume labels and gilt decoration. Good solid bindings with no cracking to joints. Light rubbing to boards. Marbled endpapers, light foxing to text. Small stain to volume I affecting title page, contents page and first page of text. Stain to outside margins of volume II affecting pages up to p3. Neat contemporary ownership inscription to leading blank of each volume. Originally issued as prefaces for Ballantyne's Novelist's Library (1821-24). This is the first collected edition. A scarce Scott first edition in attractive Regency bindings. 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: 4 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 268 + 256

$269.80

Charles Kingsley: His Letters and Memoirs of his Life : Volume II of II only
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Charles Kingsley: His Letters and Memoirs of his Life : Volume II of II only

By Charles Kingsley / Mrs Kingsley (Ed.)

London: Kegan Paul and Co, 1879. Abridged Edition . Good Plus. 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Volume II only of a two volume set. Tree calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, leather title and volume labels and gilt decoration. Gilt decorative border to boards, heavy rubbing to spine and to board edges. Slight wear to foot of spine, marbled page edges and endpapers. Foxing to leading and trailing blanks, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. 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 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 367

$40.47

Life's Stages: Their Duties and Opportunities
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Life's Stages: Their Duties and Opportunities

By James Stark

Aberdeen: G. and W. Fraser, 1889. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Half calf leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands. Leather title label and gilt decorated compartments. Rubbing to leather. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Board edges chipped, top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Light foxing to leading and trailing blanks. First blank has been neatly removed. Clean text throughout. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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 (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 200

$40.47

Death of a Hero [SIGNED]
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Death of a Hero [SIGNED]

By Richard Aldington

London: Chatto and Windus, 1929. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. Quarter calf leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands, black morocco title label and gilt ornaments. Dyed top page edge has faded slightly, very clean text throughout. Retained in the binding is the original leading blank, signed and dated by the author: 'Charles E. Bramwell (?) from Richard Aldington, Amalfi. Dec. 1929.' A rare signed copy of Aldington's first novel, an anti-war classic, housed in an excellent fine binding. . Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xi, [1], 440

$944.30

The Age of Innocence
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The Age of Innocence

By Edith Wharton

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1920. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Half purple morocco leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers, speckled page edges. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering, gilt ruled compartments with central ornaments. Hand sewn headbands. True first printing, with (1) printed on p365 and 'Forasmuch as it hath please Almighty God' on p186. Old fold to tip of half title and title page. Light foxing to half title and title page, a few occasional patches of foxing within text (mostly to margins.) A very attractive first edition of Wharton's Pulitzer Prize winning classic, in a binding of the highest order. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. 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 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 365

$2698.00

The Parable of the Pilgrim

By Symon Patrick

London: Robert White , 1673. 4th Edition . Very Good. 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16.5 x 20.5 cm). Recent full mottled calf leather binding in period style. Blind border to boards. Spine has five raised bands and red morocco title label. Browning and light foxing to pages, chipping and slight loss to margins of first few pages. Ink inscription to title page (dated 1784), ink smudge to lower margin of title page. Ink smudging and scrawling to last 3 pages. Some light marking to text, occasional notes and markings to margins in ink and pencil. Allegorical work similar to Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. An attractive example. ESTC R23035. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 4to [14], 216, 219-226, 225-527, [1].lacking preliminary imprimatur leaf, otherwise complete.

$404.70

Respublica, sive Status Regni Scotiae et Hiberniae. Diversorum Autorum.
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Respublica, sive Status Regni Scotiae et Hiberniae. Diversorum Autorum.

By Various Authors

Lugd Bat. (Lugduni Batavorum/Leiden): Ex Officina Elseviriorum [Elzevir Press), 1627. 1st Edition . Very Good. 2.25 x 4.25 inches (6 x 10.5 cm). Fine 18th Century mottled calf leather binding. Spine has four raised bands red morocco title label, gilt decorated compartments. Sewn bands and silk page marker. Marbled endpapers, speckled page edges. Good solid binding, slight cracking to joints, slight loss to foot of spine, board corners worn. Engraved title page, very clean text throughout. Latin text. First printing with final Summa Privilegii page dated 15 May, 1626. An attractive Elzevir Press edition, one of their 'Petites Republiques' series. 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: 2.25 x 4.25 inches (6 x 10.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 16mo. 280, [1]

$236.08

Junius Stat Nominis Umbra:  (The Letters of Junius) (Complete in 2 Volumes)
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Junius Stat Nominis Umbra: (The Letters of Junius) (Complete in 2 Volumes)

By Junius [Sir Philip Francis (Attrib.)]

London: Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). First issue of the first authorised edition. Complete in two volumes. Full calf leather bindings. Spines have five raised bands, red morocco title labels (chipped to volume 2), slight loss to ends and some light rubbing. Gilt filet border to boards, cracking to joints but both books are securely bound with all boards fully attached. Heavy offsetting from leather turn is affecting endpapers and first and last page in each volume. A few occasional marks but text is generally very clean throughout. ESTC: N473545. 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: 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small 8vo. xxxii, 208 + 356

$269.80

Collected Poems
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Collected Poems

By Austin Dobson

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co, 1907. 7th Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Half vellum binding with marbled boards. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Leather title label (rubbed) and gilt decoration to spine. Slight darkening to spine. Light foxing to page edges and a few spots to text. 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 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 569

$40.47

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