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British Rule, and Rebellion.

by PALESTINE. SIMSON, H.J.

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William Blackwood, Edinburgh and London., 1937. First edition. Octavo. pp vi, 331. Despite the rather general title, two-thirds of the book is given over to the growing crisis in Palestine. With the ownership inscription of A. Sargood Fry, a lieutenant-colonel in the Indian Medical Service. Mountains on the rear free endpapers and pastedown are some newspaper cuttings relating to events in Palestine. Near fine in very good indeed dustwrapper with a couple of small chips.
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Palestine Partition Report - Presented by the Secretary of State for the Colonies to Parliament by Command of His Majesty October, 1938.

by PALESTINE. [WOODHEAD, Sir John.]

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His Majesty's Stationery Office, London., 1938. First edition. Royal octavo. 310 pages. Thirteen maps, the first being opposite page 53, the next ten folded and tipped in at the rear, the final two folded and tipped onto rear endpaper. Originally issued in blue wrappers with the last two maps in a pocket. Recently rebound in blue cloth, not retaining the original wrappers. This report was commissioned by the Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to supersede and thereby bury the Peel Report which had found the Mandate to be unworkable and had set out partition boundaries. Woodhead duly dismissed the idea of partition.Staining (tea?) to inner margins of first 20 pages. Some creasing to edges and corners of maps. Very good.
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The Golden Treasury - Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language and arranged with notes [First and Second Series].

by PALGRAVE, Francis T. (edits).

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Macmillan, London., 1906; 1904. Reprints. Crown octavo. Two volumes: pp [x], 387; [xii], 279. Vignette on each title-page. Period bindings of full vellum with green morocco title-labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.Contemporary (1907) gift inscription on each first blank. Some spotting to prelims. A near-fine and attractive set.
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Time Bandits - A Screenplay.

Time Bandits - A Screenplay.

by PALIN, Michael, and GILLIAM, Terry.

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Hutchinson, London., 1981. First edition. Glossy pictorial card wrappers - there was no hardback issue. Small quarto. Unpaginated. illustrated with stills from the film in colour and black and white, as well as preliminary drawings.Presentation copy from the authors, inscribed inside the front cover: ''For Ian - you have been robbed by the Time Bandits and their authors - Michael Palin''; ''Terry Gilliam [with drawing]''. The recipient is the actor Ian Holm who appeared in the film as Napoleon.Near fine.
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The Shorter Poems of John Milton.

by PALMER, Samuel (illustrates). MILTON, John.

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Seeley, London., 1889 [i.e. 1888]. First edition. Quarto. pp xx, 124. Twelve superb full-page tissue-guarded photogravure plates after the originals by Samuel Palmer. Preface by A.H. Palmer, the artist's son. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt with a gilt vignette on upper cover after Palmer. Printed on mould-made paper. The title is given on the cover and half-title page as ''The Minor Poems of John Milton''.Contemporary (188) gift inscription on front free endpaper. Short tear to fore-edge of front free endpaper. Covers marked and bruised at corners. Some spotting to margins of a couple of the plates (not affecting the images). Very good. Scarce.
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Sacred Allegories.

by PALMER, Samuel, FOSTER, Birket, COPE, Charles W. etc (illustrate). ADAMS, William.

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Rivingtons, London., 1856. New edition. Royal octavo. pp vi, 294. G.E. Hicks and J.C. Horsley also illustrate; 9 engravings from original designs by Samuel Palmer, 7 by Birket Foster; the engravers include Dalziel, E. Evans, W.T. Green and H. Harral. Nineteenth-century binding by Rivière of full black pebbled morocco with raised bands, ornate gilt spine, ornate gilt borders on both covers, inner gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Covers a little rubbed at hinges and edges. Occasional light spotting. Very good.
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Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer, of Rugeley: Containing Details of his Conduct as...

Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer, of Rugeley: Containing Details of his Conduct as School-Boy, Medical-Student, Racing-Man, and Poisoner; with Original Letters of William and Anne Palmer, and other Authentic Documents.

by PALMER, William ("The Rugeley Poisoner").

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Ward and Lock, London., 1856. First edition. Octavo. 136 pages. Illustrations. Recently bound in full tan leather, raised bands, gilt decorated spine, gilt rules, marbled endpapers, original yellow wrappers preserved. One of the most notorious cases of the time.Together with: The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer, for Poisoning John Parsons Cook, at Rugeley. Ward and Lock, 1856. First edition. Octavo. 184 pages. Illustrations. Bound as above, but without the original wrappers, together with The Great Convent Case: Saurin v. Star & Kennedy. Ward, Lock, and Tyler, [1869]. Together with: The Queen v. Palmer, Verbatim Report of The Trial of William Palmer at the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London, May 14, and following days, 1856, before Lord Campbell, Mr. Justice Cresswell, and Mr. Baron Alderson. J. Allan, 1856. First edition. Octavo. 326 pages. Bound as above, but without the original wrappers, together with a second copy of the Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer, of… Read More
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Snow.

by PAMUK, Orhan.

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Faber and Faber, London., 2004. First U.K. edition. Wrappers issue, issued simultaneously with the hardback. Translated by Maureen Freely. Octavo. pp [viii], 436.Presentation copy, inscribed by the author and translator on the half-title page: ''2005 To Edward - Orhan Pamuk - Maureen Freely''.Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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Things As They Are in Panama.

by PANAMA. FRANCK, Harry A.

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T. Fisher Unwin, London., 1913. First U.K. edition (from American sheets). The American title was Zone Policeman 88: A Close Range Study of the Panama Canal and Its Workers. Octavo. pp [vi], 314. Photographs. Original red pictorial cloth. The author's second book, written after he took a three-month job on the Canal Zone Police force, helping to patrol the workers assigned to the Panama Canal Zone. Endpapers and title-page a little tanned. Tail of spine and one corner very slightly affected by damp. Very good indeed in the scarce dustwrapper which is very good, a bit faded at the spine and with a few small chips and nicks.
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Unshackled. The Story of how we won the Vote.

by PANKHURST, Christabel.

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Hutchinson, London., 1959. First edition. Edited by Lord Pethick-Lawrence of Peaslake. Octavo. 312 pages. Illustrated.Presentation copy from Lord Pethick-Lawrence, inscribed on the title-page: ''Winifred Gérin - Nov. 1959. Pethick-Lawrence''. The recipient is the writer best known for her biographies of the Brontës.Edges lightly spotted. Bottom corner of rear cover bumped. Covers slightly marked. Very good indeed. No dustwrapper.
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Kex.

by PAOLOZZI, Eduardo.

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William and Noma Copley Foundation, Chicago., [1966]. First edition. Square octavo. Unpaginated. Boards. Designed by Richard Hamilton. A dislocated text illustrated with found images.Spine a bit faded. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Near fine in the original acetate dustwrapper which is slightly nicked.
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Guardian Angel.

Guardian Angel.

by PARETSKY, Sara.

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Scorpion Press, Bristol., 1992. First U.K. edition. Octavo. 438 pages. Two page ''appreciation'' of the author by Frances Fyfield. Two page note by the author, entitled ''Thanks''. Publisher's binding of quarter white leather with raised bands, marbled boards.One of twenty lettered and extra specially bound copies signed by the author and introducer (there were also 99 copies signed by the author only).Fine. Not issued in dustwrapper.
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Voyage Pittoresque de Paris; Ou Indication de tout ce qu'il y a de plus beau dans cette grande Ville en Peinture, Sculpture, & Architecture.

by PARIS. DEZALLIER D'ARGENTVILLE, Antoine-Nicolas.

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De Bure l'aîné, Paris., 1752. Seconde edition, revûe, corrigée, & augmentée des Cabinets de Tableaux des Particuliers. Small octavo. pp 375, [lvi] (Tables), [v] additions et corrections. Hand-coloured half-title, four engravings (two folding). Followed by: Table alphabetique de toutes les rues, culs-de-sacs, passages, etc. Same publisher, 1753. pp xlv. Eighteenth-century of full calf, raised bands, gilt decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Anonymously published, a connoisseur's guide to the chief artistic and architectural monuments of Paris, with accounts of the leading academic and scientific organisations of the city. Corners a little rubbed. Very good.
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Voyage Pittoresque de Paris, ou Indication de tout ce qu'il y a de plus beau dans cette Ville, en Peinture, Sculpture, & Architecture. Par M. D***.

by PARIS. [DEZALLIER D'ARGENVILLE, Antoine-Nicolas].

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Chez les Frères de Bure, Paris., 1778. Sixième édition. Small octavo. pp [xiv], 496. 8 engraved plates, four of which are folding, otherwise smaller textual wood engravings. Period binding of full calf, raised bands, gilt decorated spine. Marbled endpapers. First published in 1749 this was a connoisseur's guide to the chief artistic and architectural monuments of Paris, with accounts of the leading academic and scientific organisations of the city. The last edition appeared in 1780, the French Revolution bringing an end to such extravagances. Spine and cover edges rubbed. Lacking title-label on spine. Good, internally bright, copy.
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Paris.

by PARIS. MENPES, Mortimer (paints). MENPES, Dorothy (text).

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A. & C. Black, London., 1909. First edition: number 435 of 500 copies on handmade paper. Quarto. pp xii, 185. Seventy-five colour plates with captioned tissue guards, as well as pen drawings as headpieces, tailpieces etc. Cream buckram decorated in red and gilt. Top edge gilt.Some faint spotting to endpapers. Fine in near-fine dustwrapper. A spectacular copy.
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed under the Patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. With an Appendix containing Geograpical Illustrations of Africa. By Major Rennell.

by PARK, Mungo.

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Printed by W. Bulmer for the Author, London., 1799. Second edition. Quarto. pp xxviii, 372, xcii Appendix, [vii]. Frontispiece portrait, three folding maps and five engraved plates (one folding). Two plates of musical score at rear. Period binding of full calf, rebacked. Some spotting to endpapers. Covers rubbed. Very good.
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The Poems of William Shakespeare.

by PARKER, Agnes Miller. SHAKESPEARE, William.

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Limited Editions Club, New York., 1967. First edition with these illustrations. Edited and an introduction by Peter Alexander. Royal octavo. 298 pages. Wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. Leather-backed cloth with an embossed image of someone who might or might not be Shakespeare. Designed by John Dreyfus and printed at the University Printing House, Cambridge. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the artist. Small nameplate on upper corner of front pastedown. Fine in very good publisher's slipcase a little rubbed and split at one edge.
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Small World.

by PARR, Martin.

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Dewi Lewis, Stockport., 1995. First edition. Oblong quarto. Seven-page introduction by Simon Winchester, followed by 68 of Parr's colour photographs of tourists in various parts of a shrinking world.Inscribed by the photographer on the half-title page: ''To David from Martin Parr, 2014''.Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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Burning Waters - Visual and Poetic Images.

Burning Waters - Visual and Poetic Images.

by PASMORE, Victor.

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Progress Press, Malta., 1988. First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Linen covers. One of 200 copies of the regular edition.Fine in fine matching slipcase.
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Burning Waters - Second Version.

Burning Waters - Second Version.

by PASMORE, Victor.

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Enitharmon Press, London., 1995. New edition with entirely new images. Quarto. Unpaginated. Cloth-backed linen covers.One of 75 copies signed by the artist and with two separate etchings, also numbered and signed.Fine.
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