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Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders
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Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders

by ALKEN, Henry; Ben Tally Ho

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London: S. & J. Fuller, 1815. Alken's First Published WorkThe Comic Foibles of Amateur Horsemen[ALKEN, Henry]. Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders, or the reverse of Sporting Phrases taken from the Work entitled Indispensable Accomplishments... [by] Ben Tally Ho, an occasional Visitor in Leicestershire. London: S. & J. Fuller, 1st Septr, 1815.First edition, watermarked J. Whatman 1815. Oblong folio (10 3/4 x 14 1/2 in; 270 x 362 mm). Engraved title and seven hand-colored engraved plates. uncut.Late nineteenth century crushed crimson morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt. Spine with four raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Original printed gray wrappers bound-in. Occasional light smudges to margins, damp-stain to lower right corner of last plate, not affecting image, otherwise an excellent copy of Alken's first published work. A second edition appeared in 1821. Though Siltzer notes an earlier edition of 1811, no other bibliographer has noted such and there are no records of… Read more
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Quality Street
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Quality Street

by THOMSON, Hugh, illustrator; BARRIE, J.M.

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. A School for Genteel ChildrenIn The Publishers Box[THOMSON, Hugh, illustrator]. BARRIE, J.M. Quality Street. A Comedy in Four Acts. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. [London]: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., 1913].First trade edition. Large quarto (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches; 263 x 200 mm.). [2], vii, [1], 197, [2], [1, blank] pp. Frontispiece and twenty-one mounted color plates, with descriptive tissue guards. Numerous black and white text illustrations.Publishers violet cloth over boards, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt and green. Pictorial endpapers. Light foxing on half-title, ink signature on front free endpaper. A fine copy in the original cardboard box with a duplicate of the color plate facing page 3, pasted on top. Box strengthened at corners.Hugh Thomson was born in County Coleraine near Londonderry, on 1 June 1860. He gained praise and influenced many young artists through his book illustrations. He notably illustrated editions of… Read more
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Quartine, Le
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Quartine, Le

by DULAC, Edmund, illustrator; KHAYYAM, Omar; FITZGERALD, Edward

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Bergamo: Istituto Italiano D'Arti Grafiche, 1913. A Scarce Italian Edition[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. KHAYYÁM, Omar. Le Quartine. Riduzione Ritmica di Diego Angeli dalla Traduzione in Inglese di Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrazioni di Edmondo Dulac. Bergamo: Istituto Italiano D'Arti Grafiche, n.d. [c. 1913]. First reprint of trade edition in Italian of Dulac's Rubaiyat. Quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in; 277 x 208 mm). Unpaginated. Seventeen color plates tipped-in to cream vellum-like paper, framed with gilt over light green design, with captioned tissue guards. Publisher's original dark green cloth with elaborate decorative peacock frame in gilt, a variant not noted by Hughey who records only a red binding to this issue. Neat ink ownership note to half-title. A fine copy."A reprint edition (#21jj) was exactly like #21ii except that only 17 plates were included and it was issued in a dark red cloth binding.""In point of excellence of art, popularity, distinction and profit the crowning achievement... was… Read more
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Quarto-Millenary
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Quarto-Millenary

by [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]; [BIBLIOGRAPHY]

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1959. [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]. Quarto-Millenary. The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954 of the Limited Editions Club. A Critique. A Conspectus. A Bibliography. Indexes. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1959. Limited to 2250 numbered copies, this being copy no. 1180. Large quarto. xiii, [2], 295, [3] pp. Publisher's quarter black Niger morocco over red cloth on beveled boards with central black medallion. A very fine copy. Housed in the publisher's slipcase.
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Quarto-Millenary
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Quarto-Millenary

by [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1959. [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]. Quarto-Millenary. The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954 of the Limited Editions Club. A Critique. A Conspectus. A Bibliography. Indexes. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1959. Limited to 2250 numbered copies, this being copy no. 1180. Large quarto. xiii, [2], 295, [3] pp. Publisher's quarter black Niger morocco over red cloth on beveled boards with central black medallion. A fine copy. Housed in the publisher's slipcase, lightly stressed at spine foot.
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Queen Margot Wife of Henry of Navarre
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Queen Margot Wife of Henry of Navarre

by COSWAY-STYLE BINDING; BAYNTUN, binder; WILLIAMS, H. Noel

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London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. A Superb Mid-Twenties Cosway-Style Binding by Bayntun of Bath with Two Fine Oval MiniaturesExtra-Illustrated by the Insertion of Twenty-Five Engraved Plates of which Six are Hand-ColoredCOSWAY-STYLE BINDING. BAYNTUN, binder. WILLIAMS, H. Noel. Queen Margot Wife of Henry of Navarre. With sixteen illustrations in photogravure. London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. Quarto (9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches; 238 x 188 mm.). xviii, 409, [1, blank] pp. Colored frontispiece and nineteen photogravure plates with tissues printed in red & brown. Extra-illustrated by the insertion of twenty-five engraved plates of which six are hand-colored.Bound ca. 1925 by Bayntun, stamp-signed in gilt "Bayntun. Binder. Bath. Eng." on front turn-in. Full dark blue crushed levant morocco over beveled boards, covers with elaborate gilt frames, spine with five raised bands, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt ruled board edges, wide elaborate gilt turn-ins,… Read more
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Queen of the Pirate Isle, The
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Queen of the Pirate Isle, The

by GREENAWAY, Kate, illustrator; HARTE, Bret

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1886. A Presentation CopyIn the Incredibly Rare Original Printed Dust JacketGREENAWAY, Kate (artist). HARTE, Bret. The Queen of the Pirate Isle. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Engraved and Printed by Edmund Evans. London: Chatto and Windus, 1886. First edition, binding A. Presentation Copy from the Author to Lady Alfred Paget signed and dated London December 2d, 1886. Octavo (8 1/2 x 6 1/4 in; 216 x 159 mm). 58 pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-seven text illustrations in color by Kate Greenaway. All edges gilt. Publisher's original tan cloth, covers pictorially decorated in colors (the front cover with the illustration from page 13, the lower cover with the illustration from page 16), all edges gilt. Cloth a little bit soiled, lower corner of rear board with small loss of cloth. In the incredibly rare original gray paper pictorial dust jacket, printed in brown. The jacket has been miraculously and almost invisibly backed by the master book restorer, Bruce Levy. A… Read more
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Quo Vadis
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Quo Vadis

by SIENKIEWICZ, Henryk; FIUME, Salvatore, illustrator; CURTIN, Jeremiah, translator; OFFICINA BODONI

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Verona: Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1959. With Thirty-Five Tipped-in Monochrome Plates by Salvatore FiumeSIENKIEWICZ, Henryk. Quo Vadis? Translated from the Polish by Jeremiah Curtin with an introduction by Harold Lamb and illustrations by Salvatore Fiume. Verona: Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1959. Limited to 1,500 copies signed by Salvatore Fiume and Giovanni Mardersteig, this being no. 1434.Large octavo (10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches; 267 x 172 mm.). 540 pp. Illustrated with thirty-five tipped in monochrome plates. Publisher's natural gray blue patterned linen over boards, spine with red cloth label lettered in gilt, original gray dust jacket with spine lettered in blue. Housed in the publisher's red cardboard slipcase, spine lettered in gilt. Spine of dust jacket spine very slightly darkened otherwise a very fine copy.Quo Vadis (A Narrative of the Time of Nero) is a historical novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz in… Read more
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Quo Vadis
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Quo Vadis

by SIENKIEWICZ, Henryk; FIUME, Salvatore, illustrator; CURTIN, Jeremiah, translator; OFFICINA BODONI

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Verona: Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1959. With Thirty-Five Tipped-in Monochrome Plates by Salvatore FiumeSIENKIEWICZ, Henryk. Quo Vadis? Translated from the Polish by Jeremiah Curtin with an introduction by Harold Lamb and illustrations by Salvatore Fiume. Verona: Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1959. Limited to 1,500 copies signed by Salvatore Fiume and Giovanni Mardersteig, this being no. 1483.Large octavo (10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches; 267 x 172 mm.). 540 pp. Illustrated with thirty-five tipped in monochrome plates. Publisher's natural gray blue patterned linen over boards, spine with red cloth label lettered in gilt, original gray dust jacket with spine lettered in blue. Housed in the publisher's red cardboard slipcase, spine lettered in gilt. Spine of dust jacket spine very slightly darkened otherwise a very fine copy.Quo Vadis (A Narrative of the Time of Nero) is a historical novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz in… Read more
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