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Kwatrijnen van Omar Khayyam: (Rubaiyat of Omar Kahyyam) (Quousque Tandem Series)

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Ponticus [H.W.J.M. Keuls] (Trans.) / John Buckland Wright (Illust.)

Utrecht: De Bezige Bij, 1944. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.75 x 11.25 inches (17 x 29 cm). Grey card wraps with light browning to spine and edges of covers. Scattered spotting to pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Rare title from WWII underground publisher De Bezige Bij (Busy Bee). Part of their Quousque Tandem Series, issued as a limited edition of 525 copies, this copy is lettered R.S. (Possibly R.D.). This edition features 11 erotic Buckland plates taken from the 1938 Golden Cockerel Press edition, text is in Dutch. This printing includes 3 of the 5 extra illustrations that were only issued in the first 30 copies of the Golden Cockerel edition. 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: 6.75 x 11.25 inches (17 x 29 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: [24]

$530.44

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Adelaide Hanscom (Illust.)

New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1905. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 8 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Beige cloth binding with blue, yellow and red designs to front board. Stain to rear board, internally in first class condition throughout. First edition to feature the groundbreaking photographic illustrations of Adelaide Hanscom. This is the undated first printing with sepia photos printed on tissue, and illustrations credited only to Adelaide Hanscom, later editions also credited Blanche Cumming. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown endpaper dated 1909. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 8 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Hardback

$265.22

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / J. Yunge Bateman (Illust.)

South Brunswick, New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1965. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.75 x 10.25 inches (17 x 26.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light soiling and slight foxing. Slight wear to head of spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First trade edition to feature the John Yunge Bateman illustrations taken from the 1958 Golden Cockerel Press limited edition. Cream cloth binding with light spots of foxing. Internally in first class condition throughout. Six full page illustrations plus vignette to the title page. 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: 6.75 x 10.25 inches (17 x 26.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 35

$59.67

Omar Khayyam Rubaiyat

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Theo van Raalte (Trans.) / Johan van Schagen (Ed.) / Frans de Jong (Illust.)

Woubrugge: Avalon Pers, 1992. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 5.75 x 9.5 inches (15 x 24 cm). Limited edition of 175 copies, the first 100 feature a frontispiece by Frans de Jong. This is copy number 85. Includes both English and Dutch translations plus an essay by Johan van Schagen in Dutch. Excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Near Fine. 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: 5.75 x 9.5 inches (15 x 24 cm). Paperback

$59.67

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Edmund Dulac (Illust.)

New York: Garden City Publishing Co, Inc, 1937. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus. 7 x 9.5 inches (18 x 24.5 cm). Beige buckram binding, ornately decorated in red, green and gilt. Top page edge gilt, decorative endpapers, light mark to outside page edge otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Includes 12 colour plates by Edmund Dulac. An attractive vintage edition in very nice condition. 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: 7 x 9.5 inches (18 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxviii, 197

$46.41

All the Fun of the Fair

By W. Rainey

London: Ernest Nister, 1888. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 9.75 x 12 inches (25 x 31 cm). Colour illustrated card wraps with some soiling and light creasing. Tear to lower section of spine. Binding loose but all pages attached. Light browning to pages but otherwise clean throughout. A rare Victorian circus title with lovely colour illustrations. WorldCat lists only two copies worldwide. Overall condition is 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: 9.75 x 12 inches (25 x 31 cm). Paperback

$159.13

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Frank Brangwyn (Illust.)

London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company Ltd., 1910 (Circa). Very Good/Good. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Creasing and slight wear to upper edge. Spine darkened and slightly worn to ends. Colour illustrated panel to front cover with slight wear, 2cm tear to top edge of front cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Brown buckram binding with decorative panel to front board. Slight bumping to board edges, foxing to page edges, a few occasional spots to text. Front free endpaper has 2cm tear to outside edge, with archival tape repair to verso. Complete with all 4 colour plates. . Overall book 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: 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 135

$86.20

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The Astronomer-Poet of Persia

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Florence Lundborg (Illust.)

New York: Doxey's, at the Sign of the Lark, 1900. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16 x 22 cm). First Florence Lundborg illustrated edition. Grey paper covered boards with paper title labels to front board and spine. A few light marks to boards, slight wear to spine label. Light wear to ends of spine and corners of boards. All pages uncut with pages printed to one side only. Very clean condition throughout. An excellent example. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16 x 22 cm). Hardback

$132.61

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Edmund J. Sullivan (Illust.)

New York: Three Sirens Press, 1935 (Circa). Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Green leatherette binding. Light browning to pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper (Quatrain XXIII) dated 1937. Includes the translations from Fitzgerald's first edition and also his fifth edition. 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: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 193

$33.15

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Willy Pogany (Illust.)

New York: William Godwin Inc, 1933. 1st Edition Thus . Good Plus. 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Black cloth binding. Upper and lower board edges worn through. Light browning to pages, clean text throughout. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Eight colour plates. 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: 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: lxxv

$33.15

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Edmund J. Sullivan (Illust.)

New York: Arden Book Company, 1935 (Circa). Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Creasing and slight chipping to ends. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Beige cloth binding, slight browning to pages, otherwise excellent. Includes the translations from Fitzgerald's first edition and also his fifth edition. 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: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 193

$59.67

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Arthur Szyk (Illust.)

New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 8.5 x 11 inches (21 x 28 cm). Quarter blue cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Bump to foot of spine. Clean text throughout, 8 very attractive colour plates by Arthur Syyk. 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: 8.5 x 11 inches (21 x 28 cm). Hardback

$33.15

Een schoone waanzin van de hoogste dichterlijke soort. Tien kwatrijnen van Omar Khayyam: (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam)

By P.C. Boutens (Trans.) / William Arondeus (Illust.)

Amsterdam: Nederlandse Vereeniging voor Druk-en Boekkunst, 1995. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 9.5 x 12.5 inches (24 x 32 cm). White paper covered boards with illustration to front board. A few light marks to boards, small bump to lower corner of front board. Internally in first class condition throughout. Dutch language edition of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, featuring the distinctive illustrations of Willem Arondeus. Limited edition of 200 copies. This is copy number 16. Scarce. 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: 9.5 x 12.5 inches (24 x 32 cm). Hardback

$59.67

The First Temptation of Saint Anthony

By Gustave Flaubert / Rene Francis (Ed.) / Katherine Low (Illust.)

London: Duckworth, 1915. Limited Edition . Very Good Minus. 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24.5 cm). Limited edition of 625 copies. Quarter beige cloth with plain paper covered boards. A few spots of foxing to cloth, rubbing to boards. Outside and lower page edges untrimmed. Tanning to endpaper. Foxing to frontis and title page, clean text throughout. 12 erotic plates by Katherine Low. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. . Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 269

$53.04

Edward Thomas. Paintings and Drawings by Valerie McLean

By Edward Thomas/ Valerie McLean (Illust.)

Ross-on-Wye: Fineleaf, 2014. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 6.5 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Perfect. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. 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: 6.5 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 109

$27.85

Golden Days of Childhood. Picture Book
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Golden Days of Childhood. Picture Book

By E.C.C. / Aunt Annie / Emrik & Binger (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Dean and Son, 1880. 1st Edition . Good. 8.25 x 11.75 inches (21 x 30 cm). Illustrated green cloth binding. Rebacked in green cloth. Boards rubbed and marked with wear to edges. New endpapers, good solid binding. Numerous tears and repairs to the text pages (old archival tape). Title page and one other have been torn right across the page, again with tape repairs. Complete with all 24 fine chromolithograph plates, 6 have margin repairs. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A beautifully illustrated work with interesting association. Overall condition is Good. Size: 8.25 x 11.75 inches (21 x 30 cm). Hardback

$132.61

Sketches and Scraps
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Sketches and Scraps

By Laura E. Richards / Henry Richards (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1881. 1st Edition . Good. 7.25 x 9.5 inches (18 x 23.5 cm). Illustrated paper cover boards. Rebacked in green cloth, boards worn and chipped to edges. 64 pages with attractive chromolithographs. Light marking to pages. Tear runs 7cm across page 43/44, creasing and wear to edges of page 49/50 and page 61/62. Gift inscription to front free endpaper, dated Xmas 1882. Previous owner's name plus address stamp to front pastedown endpaper. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A beautifully illustrated American Victorian children's title. Very scarce. . Overall condition is 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: 7.25 x 9.5 inches (18 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 64

$198.92

Little Peter. A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age
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Little Peter. A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age

By Lucas Malet / Charles E. Brock (Illust.)

London: Henry Frowde, 1910. New Edition . Very Good. 6.5 x 8.75 inches (16.5 x 22 cm). Illustrated cream buckram binding, covers in very clean condition. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Two gift inscriptions to front endpaper (dated 1912). Light foxing to title page. A few occasional spots elsewhere. Page 27/28 has a tear to margin at upper corner. Eight tipped in coloured plates by Brock in excellent condition. An exceptional example. 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: 6.5 x 8.75 inches (16.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 175

$53.04

London Is Stranger Than Fiction
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London Is Stranger Than Fiction

By Peter Jackson

London: Associated Newspapers Ltd / The Evening News, 1951. 1st Edition . Very Good. 9.25 x 8.5 inches (23.5 x 21.5 cm). Light rubbing and creasing to edges of front cover, slight residue to lower corner of front cover where price label has been removed. Recover has light foxing and slight marking. Internally in very clean condition throughout. A collection of Jackson's comic strips that appeared in the London Evening News from 1949 to 1951, the strips ran continuously until the paper shut down in 1980. 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: 9.25 x 8.5 inches (23.5 x 21.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 80

$39.78

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Edmund J. Sullivan (Illust.)

London: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1913. 1st US Edition . Good Plus. 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). First US printing of The Sullivan Illustrated edition. Red cloth binding with gilt illustration, rebacked with original cloth laid over (frayed to edges) boards heavily damp stained. New Endpapers, light marking to half title page, top page edges gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Good solid binding, a few occasional light marks but internally in excellent clean condition throughout. Includes the 'Skull and Roses', illustrations made famous by The Grateful Dead on their 1971 Eponymous live album. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Hardback

$530.44

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