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Agricultural Writers, from Sir Walter of Henley to Arthur Young, 1200-1800

By McDonald, Donald.

Illustrated. 4to, 228 pp. 4to, blue cloth, edge wear else very good. Bibliography & Reference Series #217. Useful bibliographic reference work on British agricultural authors dating from 1200 to 1800. Illustrated with facsimiles of author's best known works.

$65.00

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. Vol XCVII. January-June, 1865. No. DXCI-DXCII

By [Various].

American edition-Vol. Lx. 778 pp. 8vo, 1/2 calf and marbled boards, scuffed, inner hinge cracked, some soiling to prelims and title, else very good. Blackwood's Edinburgh MAgazine was a monthly literary periodical which provided a literary platform for emerging Victorian authors such as Joseph Conrad and George Eliot. In this American edition, historical and literary articles including: Civil War related material-"A Visit to the Cities and Camps of the Confederate States, 1863-64"; Descriptions of Capri Island, the Nile Basin; Demonology; biographical sketches on William Gladstone, Earl Russell, William Blake; rate of Interest and monetary crises;  "Thirty Years Policy in New Zealand" etc.

$65.00

Early Furniture of Ontario & the Atlantic Provinces.

By Dobson, Henry and Barbara

Illustrated throughout. 4to, wraps, slightly soiled at foot of front wrap, name to title page else very good. Still the definitive reference on early Canadian furniture.

$15.00

A Grammar of the Maltese Language with Chrestomathy and Vocabulary

By Sutcliffe, Edmund F.

282 pp. 8vo, cloth with crudely fashioned paper covering affixed to covers, pencil notes to ffep, small worm holes to last c. 50 pps. in the margin, not affecting text. A fair to good copy of a scarce linguistic work with selected literary passages (chrestomathy).

$40.00

The Works of George Cruikshank Classified and Arranged with References to Reid's Catalogue and their Approximate Values.

By Douglas, Captn. R.J.H.

Illustrated frontis. 301 pp. 4to, original red cloth with gilt lettering, spine sunned, corners bumped, else very good. A thorough listing of the works of George Cruikshank divided into Books, Pamphlets, Tracts, Songs and separate prints including etchings, glyphographs, lithographs, woodcuts etc.  Limited to 1000 numbered copies.

$125.00

American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Desginers Year Book 1988/89

By Arellanes, Audrey Spencer (ed)

Limited to 250 numbered copies. The Year Book for 1988/89 contains articles on Ismael Smith and his Bookplate art as well as a checklist, explanation and bibliography.

$28.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume LXV for the Year MDCCXCV-Part the Second

By Urban, Sylvanus

[1795].. spine ends and corners dry and worn, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: John Nichols, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the second half of the year of 1795-6 issues with separate engraved title pages (plus supplement). Articles include Sir Adam Williamson’s Proclamation at Hispaniola, authentic correspondence relative to General Washington, abstract of the Privy council’s Report on grain, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, Hispaniola

$200.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume XIV for the Year MDCCXLIV

By Urban, Sylvanus

[1744].. spine ends and corners dry and worn, lacking title to January and first page of January 1744 torn with loss, some sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: D. Henry and R. Cave, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the whole year of 1744 -12 issues with separate engraved title pages (plus supplement). Articles include a continuation if the debates in the senate of Lilliput, the probability of a North West Passage, the French King’s declaration of War, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, Northwest Passage

$195.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle From January to June, 1824. Volume XCVII (Being the Seventeenthof a New Series)-Part the First

By Urban, Sylvanus

1824.. spine ends and corners dry and worn, inner hinge starting, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: J.B. Nichols, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the first half of the year of 1824-6 issues with separate engraved title pages. Articles include value of West India Colonies to England, Stonehenge, review of Capt. Parry’s Voyage, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, Captain Parry

$210.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle From January to June, 1811. Volume LXXXXI (Being the Fourth of a New Series)-Part the First

By Urban, Sylvanus

1811.. spine ends and corners dry and worn, one plate bound upside down, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: John Nichols and Son, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the first half of the year of 1811-6 issues with separate engraved title pages. Articles include proposals for establishing a seminary in Malta, vindication of the London Society for converting Jews, an authentic account of the shipwreck of the Agathon, lists of births, book reviews, deaths and marriages, letters, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, Malta

$195.00

The Gentlemans Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume IX for the Year MDCCXXXIX

By Urban, Sylvanus

[1739].spine ends and corners dry and worn, hinges starting, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good. Illustrated with a folding engraved map of the Russian Ukraine (small tear to right margin otherwise very good). 8vo,. London: D. Henry and R. Cave, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the whole year of 1739 -12 issues with separate engraved title pages (plus supplement). Articles include a defense of Mr. Gulliver’s Voyages, a case of the South Sea Company, Dr. Boerhave’s Life, the Solar eclipse, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc.

$250.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume LXIX for the Year MDCCXCIX-Part the Second

By Urban, Sylvanus

[1799].. spine ends and corners dry and worn, lower cover detached, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: John Nichols, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the second half of the year of 1899-6 issues with separate engraved title pages (plus supplement). Articles include a tour in the Netherlands, celebration of the Queen’s birthday at Philadelphia, account of the new French Constitution, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, Philadelphia

$175.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle From January to June, 1813. Volume LXXXXIIII (Being the Sixth of a New Series)-Part the First

By Urban, Sylvanus

1813.. spine ends and corners dry and worn, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: John Nichols and Son and Bentley, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the first half of the year of 1813-6 issues with separate engraved title pages. Articles include declaration against the United States of America, account of the earthquake at Lisbon, account of the late Andrew Marshal, M.D., lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, Unites States of America

$225.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume LXIX for the Year MDCCXCIX-Part the First

By Urban, Sylvanus

[1799].. spine ends and corners dry and worn, inner hinge cracked, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: John Nichols, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the first half of the year of 1899-6 issues with separate engraved title pages. Articles include news from Ireland, a tour through Wales and central parts of England, gazette and civil promotions, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, Ireland

$195.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume LX for the Year MDCCXC-Part the Second

By Urban, Sylvanus

[1790].. upper cover detached, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: John Nichols, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the second half of the year of 1890-6 issues with separate engraved title pages (plus supplement). Articles include parliamentary proceedings, remarks on the slave trade, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, slave trade, slavery

$200.00

Bewick Memento with an Introduction by Robert Robinson. Catalogue with Purchasers' Names and Prices Realised of the Scarce and Curious Collection of Books, Silver Plates...Etc

By [Bewick, Thomas]

London and New York:: Field & Tuer and Scribner & Welford,, [1884]. 4to,. 1/2 cloth and marbled boards with paper title label to front. Extremities rubbed, bookplate, endpapers offset, very light sporadic foxing to the first couple of pages, otherwise basically very good.

$100.00

The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle From January to June, 1827. Volume XCVII (Being the Twentienth of a New Series)-Part the First

By Urban, Sylvanus

1827.. spine ends and corners dry and worn, inner hinge starting, some very sporadic staining but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: J.B. Nichols, gilt stamped calf spine and boards. A very good bound 18th century periodical for the first half of the year of 1827-6 issues with separate engraved title pages. Articles include memoir of William Gifford, defense of the English Universities, on the cremation of Hindoo widows, lists of births, deaths and marriages, letters, book reviews, prices of stocks, poetry etc. Gentleman’s Magazine, Periodical, News, 18th Century, cremation

$195.00

Landmarks of Mapmaking

By Bricker, Charles

New York: : Thomas Y. Crowell Company, , [1976]. . Second edition. . Folio,. Illustrated throughout. Cloth and dustjacket. Jacket slightly creased and rubbed else fine. A valuable reference on cartography and cartographers of the 15th-19th Century. Well illustrated.

$85.00

A Bibliography of the Strawberry Hill Press with a Record of the Prices at which Copies have been Sold Including a New Supplement

By Hazen, A.T

Yale:: Yale University Press,, `973. Second edition. 8vo,. blue cloth and printed dustjacket. light soiling to jacket, else very good. An excellent check list of Press' output during the years 1757-1797. Very useful bibliographical notations, though the prices are somewhat irrelevant.

$35.00

Bibliografie di Bernard Berenson

By Mostyn-Owen, William [ed]

Milano: : Electa Editrice, , [1955]. . Limited to 1000 numbered copies. 4to, . Illustrated. salmon boards and paper label. Head and foot of spine bumped, otherwise a nice uncut copy. Inscribed and initialled by Berenson on the ffep. A bibliography of Berenson's writings divided into two parts: books written between 1894 and 1955 and the second part almost all the articles he has written in American, Italian, French and English magazines.

$95.00

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