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ont> Macmillan and Co : London, 1884 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce work of American history complied and edited by Thomas Hughes. Scarce. Edited by Thomas Hughes, this work features a series of letters from the pioneers of North America. Split into six parts these being: Part I. The Pioneer's Letters. Prospecting in Texas and Mexico; Part II. Willy's and Cousin's Tim's Letters. Settling Down; Part III. Willy's and the Doctor's Letters. Striking Roots; Part IV. Willy's and the Doctor's Letters Gaining Ground; Part V. Madge's Trip to The Ranche; Part VI. Willy's, The Doctor's and Chico's Letters. This collection of letter offers an insight into life in America in the 19th century. Condition: In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally sound, lightly bumped to the head and tail of the spine and also to the extremities. Light spotting to the endpaper, and light straining to the rear hinge. Internally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright a ... Read more

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The Gaberlunzie's Wallet

James Ballantine

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nbsp;Edinburgh and London -The Edinburgh Publishing Company and Houlston and Sons., 1875 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Stories and poetryof Scotland featuring illustrations and much emphasis on beautiful Scottish scenery, including short stories such as The Fiddlers Tale. Featuring monochrome illustration throughout by Alex A. Ritchie. From the author of The Miller of Deanhaugh, one Hundred Songs and Poems. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, shelfwear and bumping. The front hinge is starting slightly. Internally, firmly bound with tidemarks to the front pastedown, which also features a previous owner's bookplate, H. W. Eyres. There are some slight marks to the first and last few pages, but otherwise bright. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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The Gaberlunzie's Wallet

James Ballantine

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Edinburgh - JohnMenzies, 1843 Book. Fair. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). A signed firstedition ofThe Gaberlunzie's WalletInscribed by the author James Ballantine, who wrote under the pseudonym 'Jot. 'With numerous illustrations on steel and wood and 13 plates. Stories and poetry of Scotland featuring illustrations and much emphasis on beautiful Scottish scenery, including short stories such as The Fiddlers TaleCondition: In a full calf binding. Externallyworn. Front joint and hinge failed with board detached but present. Rear board held by cords only. Spine detached and missing. Internally, binding strained in places. Pages foxed and tidemarked to plates with occasional spotting throughout. Overall: FAIR..

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Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon

Jorge Amado; James L. Taylor; William L. Grossman

  • Edition: First edition.
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ont> Chatto & Windus : London, 1963 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first UK edition of Jorge Amada's popular romance novel set in a small town in Brazil, 'Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon'. The first edition thus of this work, being the first UK edition. In the original uncut dustwrapper. 'Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon' is a modernist romance novel, set in the 1920s in the small Brazilian town Ilheus. It tells the story of the bar owner Nacib Saad, and his love for his new innocent and captivating chef, Gabriela. The novel also has tones of political struggle. Written by Jorge Amado, a Brazilian modernist author. Translated by James L. Taylor and William L. Grossman. Condition: In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original uncut dustwrapepr. Externally, smart. Light fading to the spine. Dustwrapper with some closed tears and edgewear. Small spots to the head of the dustwrapper and to the reverse, and a little discolouration to the reverse. Internally, firm ... Read more

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Gabrielle D'Estrees

Adrian Desclozeaux

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London - Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A biography written by Adrian Desclozeaux about Gabrielle d'Estres, Duchess of Beaufort and Verneuil, Marchioness of Monceaux (1573 April 1599), a French mistress of King Henry IV of France. Gabrielle d'Estres became Henry's mistress in 1591, in the middle of his bitter struggle with the Catholic League. Although he was married to Marguerite de Valois, Henri and Gabrielle were openly affectionate with each other in public. Fiercely loyal, Gabrielle accompanied Henri during his campaigns. Even when heavily pregnant, she insisted on living inside his tent near the battlefield, making sure his clothing was clean and that he ate well after a battle, handling the day to day correspondence while he fought. As she was an intelligent and practical woman, Henri confided his secrets to her and followed her advice. When the two were apart, they wrote each other frequent letters. Includes a bookplate to the front pastedown from the personal librar ... Read more

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Cardiff - Llewelyn Jenkins, 1839 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. Leather bound with marbled boards. Two Welsh religious works, both first editions andbound in one. The first is by Enoch Francis (1689-1740) a Welsh minister. Gair yn ei Bryd, Neu, Ychydig o eglurhad ar Ddirgeledigaethau Ag sydd yn cael eu datguddio yn yr Ysgrythyrau, Perthynol ac Angenrheidiol idd eu Gwybod, Am ddoeth a da, uniawn a chyflawn arfaeth Duw, Mewn perthynas i gadwedigaeth a cholledigaeth pechaduriaidGwedi ei ysgrifenu gan un ag sydd yn ewyllysio cynorthwyo y Cymro uniaith i farnu yn uniawn. Bound withRhesymau Dros Fedydd Crediniol Trwy Drochiad. A gyhoeddwyd er budd i'r ysgolion sabbothol. Gan Benjamin Evans,Athraw ysgol sabbothol y bedyddwyr yn syrowi. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are attached. The front and rear inner hinges are strained but holding. There is some wear to the extremities, including some chipping to the spine and to the boards. The boards are also rubbed. Internally the b ... Read more

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aris- Victor Lecou, 1854 Book. Good. Hardcover. This is a scarce copy of this collection of biographies of figures fromthe eighteenth century. Printed in FrenchFeaturingportraits of Alexis Piron, Denis Diderot and Voltaire. Condition: In a quarter morocco binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed and bumped to extremities. Hinges strained. Internally, binding strained. Pages foxed throughout. Overall: GOOD.

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ont> Ch. Gavard : Paris, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce work on the vast and fascinating collection of artwork held in the Palace of Versailles. Copiously illustrated throughout with over one hundred reproductions of work taken from the 'original drawings of the Large folio in Versailles', printed by the notable French polytechnician, engineer, publisher and lithographer Charles Gavard. Featuring an introduction by the French writer and critic, Jules Janin This copy is undated, dated using Copac. This text is written in the original French. With a bookplate of 'Captain Samuel Wyatt R. A. ' tipped to the front pastedown. Condition: In a cloth binding with blind stamped design to the boards. Externally faded to spine. Bumped and slightly rubbed to extremities. Prior owner's bookplates tipped to front pastedown. Internally generally firmly bound, strained in places. Pages bright and clean, slightly age toned to edges with the odd spot. Slight chipping to the fore edge of th ... Read more

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sp;- London and Edinburgh - Gall and Inglis, 1895 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A pocket-size map of Hampshire, printed in black and brown and backed with cloth for durability. With publisher's catalogue to front pastedown advertising their map range, including the 'Contour' Road Books and the 'Safety' or 'Graded' Road Maps. Condition: In a colourful cloth covered binding. Externally, generally smart with slight bumping and rubbing. Internally, generally firmly bound, generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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The Gallery of Engravings

Rev G. N. Wright

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1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of beautiful plates of various subjects, collected together by George Newenham Wright. In three volumes. A collection of beautiful engravings by various authors, each with a description of the subject, be it a person or a significant building. Volume I is illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and sixty ones plates. Collated, incomplete, as lacking two plates, 'Sir Francis Burdett, Bart', 'Lowther Castle, Westmoreland'. Volume II is illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and fifty-nine plates. Collated, incomplete, as lacking three plates, 'H. R. H. the Duke of Kent', 'Queen Victoria at the Age of Eighteen', and 'The Morn of Life'. Volume III is illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and sixty-two plates. Collated, complete. Edited by George Newenham Wright. Wright was a writer and clergyman who taught classics whilst living in Windsor. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbl ... Read more

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ont> Charles Knight : London, 1834 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating work containing twenty four fascinating biographies of eminent men, each with an accompanying gallery portrait plate; volume III from Arthur Thomas Malkin's original seven volume work. This work was originally published 'under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge'. Whilst no author is listed to the title page, this volume and the others in the set are attributed to Arthur Thomas Malkin. Volume III only. With numerous black and white in-text illustrations, twenty four portrait plates (each with a protective tissue guard) and an additional portrait frontispiece of 'Peter the Great'. This work contains portraits and biographies on the following subjects: Erskine Dolland John Hunter Petrarch Burke Henry IV Bentley Kepler Hale Franklin Schwartz Barrow D'Alembert Hogarth Galileo Rembrandt Dryden La Perouse Cranmer Tasso Ben Jonson Canova Chaucer Sobieski. Condition: In a full c ... Read more

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A Gallery of Children

A. A. Milne

  • Edition: First edition.
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ont> Stanley Paul and Co. : London, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A lovely third edition copy of this charming collection of twelve children's fantasy stories by A. A. Milne. This is a third edition copy, published in the same year as the first edition. Collated, complete with twelve beautiful coloured plates by the renowned Dutch illustrator of children's books, Henriette Willebeek le Mair. Le Mair was best known for her charming watercolor works, with their delicate, detailed drawings and muted flat color washes. Containing the following works: 'The Princess and the Apple-Tree' 'Sparrow Tree Square' 'The Twins' 'Miss Waterlow in Bed' 'Sand Babies' 'Poor Anne' 'A Voyage to India' 'Barbara's Birthday 'The Baby Show' 'The Magic Hill' 'The Three Daughters of M. Dupont' 'Castles by the Sea'. This collection was the Milne's second children's book and his first book of prose for chi ... Read more

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ont> Eyre and Spottiswoode : London, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of this work on shooting, written by Hugh Pollard, and illustrated with six coloured plates. The first edition of this work. This work is a vivid and authoritative book on nearly all aspects of shooting, looking at pheasants, partridges, grouse, snip, duke, vermin, as well as the diseased of game birds, the cookery of game, and the rearing of pheasants. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece, five coloured plates, and eight monochrome plates. Written by Hugh B. C. Pollard. Pollard was a firearms expert, British SOE officer, and author, who is best known for his intelligent war during the Irish War of Independence. Illustrated by Philip Rickman, who had a great interest in birds. . Collated, complete. Condition: In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, with some marks to the boards. A little fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some s ... Read more

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ont> Hnery Sotheran and Co : London, 1894 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A illustrated second edition copy of John Guille Millais work of hunting writing. Second edition. With the bookplate of 'W. H. W' to the front endpaper. John Guille Millais was an artist and travel writer who was known for his drawings of nature and wildlife. This particular volume is split into 4 section, those being: Capercaillie, Blackgame, Grouse, Ptarmigan. An informed and comprehensive looking to world of game in England in the late 19th century. With a frontispiece by the authors father, and notable artist, John Everett Millais. With 19 full page illustrations and numerous in-text illustrations. Collate complete. Condition: In the publisher's original full cloth binding, with an illustrated front board. Externally rubbed, with bumping to the head and tail of the spine, with loss to the tail. Handling marks to both the front and rear boards. Small white mark towards the front joint. Offsetting to the front and rear past ... Read more

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A Game For Heroes

James Graham

  • Edition: First edition.
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD in a V
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London - Macmillan, 1970 Book. VERY GOOD in a V. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of this military novel from James Graham (one of the pen-names of Harry Patterson), set during the Second World War. A Game for Heroes stands out amongst Patterson's earlier works for its vividly-drawn setting and offbeat plot. Condition: In a cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart, though with some slight bumping. Dustwrapper has some slight edgewear and some handling marks, along with a tidemark to the tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to front free-endpaper. Pages have some marginal browning, but are otherwise clean. Overall: VERY GOOD in a VERY GOOD dustwrapper..

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A Game For Heroes

[James Graham] Harry Patterson

  • Edition: First edition.
  • Book condition: GOOD with a
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London - Macmillan, 1970 Book. GOOD with a. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of this thrilling adventure novel from Harry Patterson. The first of Patterson's works to written under his pseudonym James Graham. With illustrated dustwrapper by Coppola, as well as an illustrated map to face chapter one. Condition: In original cloth binding with the original unclipped and illustrated dustwrapper. Externally, cloth has some marks to both boards and a little bumping. Dustwrapper is marked,with rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound, with some marginal age toning and the odd spot. Marks to the endpapers and pastedowns, as well as a small ink signature to the front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD with aGOOD dustwrapper..

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A Game For Heroes

[James Graham] Harry Patterson

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  • Book condition: GOOD with a
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London - Macmillan, 1970 Book. GOOD with a. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of this thrilling adventure novel from Harry Patterson. The first of Patterson's works to written under his pseudonym James Graham. With illustrated dustwrapper by Coppola, as well as an illustrated map to face chapter one. Condition: In original cloth binding with the original unclipped and illustrated dustwrapper. Externally, cloth has some marks to both boards and a little bumping. Dustwrapper is marked though sound. Internally, firmly bound, with some marginal age toning and the odd spot. Marks to the endpapers and pastedowns, as well as a small ink signature to the front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD with aVERY GOOD dustwrapper..

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A Game For Heroes

[James Graham] Harry Patterson

  • Edition: First edition.
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD with a
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London - Macmillan, 1970 Book. VERY GOOD with a. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of this thrilling adventure novel from Harry Patterson. The first of Patterson's works to written under his pseudonym James Graham. With an illustrated dustwrapper by Coppola, as well as an illustrated map to face chapter one. Condition: In original cloth binding with the original unclipped and illustrated dustwrapper. Internally, cloth is sound, with some very slight rubbing to the extremities. Dustwrapper is bright though marked, and minor rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound, with some marginal age toning and the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD with a VERY GOOD dustwrapper..

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A Game For Heroes

[James Graham] Harry Patterson

  • Edition: First edition.
  • Book condition: GOOD with a
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London - Macmillan, 1970 Book. GOOD with a. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of this thrilling adventure novel from Harry Patterson. The first of Patterson's works to written under his pseudonym James Graham. With illustrated dustwrapper by Coppola, as well as an illustrated map to face chapter one. Condition: In original cloth binding with the original unclipped and illustrated dustwrapper. Externally, cloth sound though with a little bumping. Dustwrapper has some marks and rubbing. Internally, firmly bound, with some marginal age toning and the odd spot. Marks to the endpapers and pastedowns, as well as a small ink signature to the front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD with aGOOD dustwrapper..

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A Game For Heroes

[James Graham] Harry Patterson

  • Edition: First edition.
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD with a
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London - Macmillan, 1970 Book. VERY GOOD with a. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of this thrilling adventure novel from Harry Patterson. The first of Patterson's works to written under his pseudonym James Graham. With an illustrated fine dustwrapper by Coppola, as well as an illustrated map to face chapter one. Condition: In original cloth binding with the original unclipped and illustrated dustwrapper. Internally, cloth is sound, with some very slight cocking to the spine. Dustwrapper is bright, with only some very light marks, and minor rubbing to the head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, with some marginal age toning and the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD with aVERY GOOD INDEEDdustwrapper..

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