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ont> J. Johnson : London, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of works by Quintus Horatius Flaccus, with notes by WIlliam Baxter, Johann Matthais Gesner, and Zeunius. A collection of works by Horace. Quintus Horatius Flaccus was a Roman poet, and was one of the most popular poets of the Augustus era in Rome. His poems often touch on the themes love, friendship, and philosophy. He is generally considered to be the greatest writer of Latin lyric poems. William Baxter, a Welsh scholar, published his edition of Horace's works in 1701, and was generally considered to be the best edition of Horace ever published at the time. Johann Matthias Gesner, a German classical scholar, made Baxter's edition the basis of his own, before, in 1788, C. Zeunius incorpoated both of Baxter and Gesner's notes into one volume. Condition: In the original half vellum binding with paper covered boards. Externally, with discolouration to the boards and to the spine, due to the light colour of the vellum and paper ... Read more

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London- Bell and Daldry, 1869 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A scarce collection of Horace, with cameoillustrations from antique gems by C. W. King and the text revised with an introduction by H. A. J. Munro. First edition thus. In Latin, with an introduction and a description of the illustrations in English. Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BC - 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro (1819 - 1885) was a British classical scholar. Previous owner's ink inscriptions and ink stamp to front blank. Condition: In half straight grain morocco binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and rubbing to boards. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with slight foxing to endpaper and the occasional spot and handling mark throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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ont>, 1944 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First edition.. The first edition of this work on the mariner Captain Samuel Sturmy, written by Cyril E. Kenney, illustrated throughout, signed by the author. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the recto to the front endpaper, 'To Cyrie Sweett, with kind regards, November 1945, Cyril E. Kenney'. This work was written in honor of Captain Samuel Sturmy and his work of 'The Mariner's Magazine'. The author of this work, Cyril Jenney, felt that Sturmy had been lost in history, despite the great demand for his work when it was originally published, and so intended this work to honour him. With ninety-three plates of illustrations. Written by Cyril Ernest Kenney. Kenney was a chartered surveyor and bibliophile. Bookplate to the recto to the front endpaper, 'Cyril Sweet'. Collated, complete. Condition: In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding with paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Light m ... Read more

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Romae - Apud Curiam Generalem Ordinis, 1940 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of questions relating to the law's of theOrder of Capuchin Friars Minor. Written in Latin. With the first volume entitled De Iure Ordinarii Loci Exigendi a Regularibus Rationem Administrationis Bonorum Temporalium and the second De Subiectione Regularium Erga Ordinarium Loci Quaod Processiones. Both volumes feature their own index. Condition: In half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, both volumes are smart. Internally, both are firmly bound, bright and generally clean with the odd handling mark. Monastic ink stamps throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD ..

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ont> Hodder & Stoughton : London, 1901 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). A limited edition copy of J. M. Barrie's play 'Quality Street', illustrated with colour plates throughout by Hugh Thomson, signed by the artist. A limited edition work, limited to one thousand copies, this one numbered one-hundred and four. Signed by the artist to the edition page. 'Quality Street' is a play written by J. M. Barrie. The play follows two sisters, Phoebe and Susan, as they start a school for 'genteel children', as they try and get the attention of an old suitor who went away to war. The play was written before Barrie's famous 'Peter Pan', and it opened on Broadway in 1901, with the cast including Seymour Hicks, Ellaline Terriss, Marion Terry, and Irene Rooke. J. M. Barrie is best known for his work 'Peter Pan', who was inspired to write the novel by the Llewelyn Davies boys. His other works, including this play, were popular, but often overshadowed by th ... Read more

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ont> Hodder and Stoughton : London, 1913 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. A copiously illustrated first trade edition of this four act comedy by the renowned Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie, with charming coloured illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Although best remembered as the creator of Peter Pan, the boy who refused to grow up, Barrie was a prolific playwright who produced such renowned works as 'The Admirable Crichton', 'What Every Woman Knows', 'The Twelve-Pound Look', and this work, 'Quality Street'. The play was written and performed prior to the publication of 'Peter Pan', and follows two sisters who create a school for 'genteel children' during the Napoleonic era. With twenty two beautiful coloured plates (each with a captioned tissue guard) by the renowned Irish Illustrator Hugh Thomson, best known for his pen-and-ink illustrations in the works of such renowned authors as Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and J. M. Barrie. This copy ... Read more

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ont> Hodder and Stoughton : London, 1913 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The first trade edition of this popular play by Scottish novelist, playwright, and creator of Peter Pan, 'J M Barrie'. Adorned with colour illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Held in the beautifully decorative original publisher's cloth binding. With twenty-two tipped in colour plates by Hugh Thomson. Thomson is noted for his pen and ink illustrations, which complemented the works of many Victorian and Edwardian authors such as Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. J M Barrie is best remembered for creating Peter Pan. This play was performed prior to this, and had a great reception. It is a comedy in four acts set during the Napoleonic era and follows two sisters who create a school for 'genteel children'. Undated, though with the copyright information to the verso of the half-title 'Copyrighted, in its dramatic form, in England and in America, by Charles Frohman, 1901'. A truly lovely copy of this work. Con ... Read more

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Quantitative Chemical Analysis

Dr. C. Remigius Fresenius; A. Vacher

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00, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extremely smart and rather uncommon complete set of C. Fresenius' expansive work on quantitative chemistry, translated here by A. Vacher. Illustrated throughout. Complete in two volumes. A very educational and fascinating analysis of quantitative chemistry. Quantitative chemistry is a branch of the science that calculates known quantities of materials. Quantitative analysis is the method used for determining the amount of a chemical present in a sample. Originally written in German by Dr. C. Remigius Fresenius. Fresenius was a chemist who is known for his analytical chemistry studies. Translated by A. Vacher. Illustrated throughout with numerous in-text engravings. With a half-title to Volume I. With fourteen pages of publisher's adverts to the rear of each volume. Condition: In the original cloth binding. Externally, smart. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Front hinge of Volume II is starting but firm. Internally, firm ... Read more

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Somerset - Frain Press, 2006 Book. Fine. Hardcover. A collection of historical photography and text from the villages of the Quantock Hills, Somerset. Providing insight into rural Victorian life, the volume covers villages such as Over Stowey, Kilve and Broomfield. Condition: In paper binding. Externally very smart indeed with only some very rubbing to the extremities and a mark to the front board. Internally, the pages are firmly boundand are bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINE..

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Quantuplication

E. H. Hull

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London - The Daily Herald, 1953 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Quantuplication. A Media Planner's aid to the better use of the Daily Herald. Issued by E. H. Hull, Advertisement Director, The Daily Herald. With a letter from E. H. Hull dated 1952 regarding an advertisement in The Times along with clipping. Also with a letter to the University of Bristol accompanying a free copy of Quantuplication. Condition: In paper wraps. Externally, generally smart but with minor edgewear, spots and handling marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but for the odd slight mark. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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Bassano - Tipografia Remodini, 1828 Book. Fair. Hardcover. A study of the postumous works of Girolamo Tornielli. New edition. In Italian. Francesco Tornielli was an Italian Jesuit, preacher and writer. Condition: In a quarter-vellum binding with paper-covered boards. Externally, rather worn, with some loss to the paper and some marks. Complete loss to the paper on the rear board, and vellum is lifting. Internally, binding strained in places. Hinges arestrained. Ink signatures to front pastedowns. Pages are bright, though with some spotting throughout. Overall: FAIR..

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ont> John Murray : London, 1814 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound three volume set of anecdotes, relating authors quarrels throughout history, written by Isaac D'Israeli. Complete in three volumes. This humorous and informative work looks at various author quarrels throughout history. Some of the authors included are Warbuton, Pope, Addison, Bolinbroke, D'Avenant, Boyle, Parker, Hobbes, and Camden. This work could be considered a continuation of 'Calamities of Authors'. Written by Isaac D'Israeli, though his name isn't stated to the title pages. D'Israeli was a scholar and writer, who was the father of the Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. He was brought up Jewish, but split from the religion later on in his life. He begun his literary career at sixteen, becoming a man of letters and being in correspondence with many influential writers of his times. His most popular work was 'Curiosities of Literature', though he also wrote several historical biographies, and ... Read more

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50 - London - John Murray, 1832 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. Along run, spanning almost two decades,of this literary and political periodical founded in 1809. Scarce in the original wraps. Comprising the following thirty five volumes dating from October 1832 to December 1850: 95-97, 101, 103-105, 109, 111-112, 115, 118, 123, 125-128, 130-132, 136-137, 143, 145-146, 151, 153, 163-164, 166, 169, 171-172, 174-175. With political, literary, historical and topical articles. The publisher's catalogues and advertisementsare bound in. Condition: In the original publisher's paper wraps. Externally, worn, with splitting to spines, and some loss as expected with the fragile orginal paper wraps. The wraps have sunning, scattered foxing, and some marks. Two wraps missing, five detached, and several held by the cords only. Internally, loose and strained in places, with a small number of pages detached but present. The first few gatherings of Volume 115 have detached from the textblock. Bright, with occasional foxing ... Read more

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ONT>, 1813 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this collection of articles from March to July 1813. Featuring writings on a wide range of subjects, this collection is a valuable insight into 19th Century politics, travel and many other subjects besides. Condition: In half morocco bindingwith gilt detailing and paper covered boards. Externally smart, with some minor wear to the extremities, joints and backstrip. Internally the book is firmly bound. There is some foxing to the endpapers but the pages are otherwise bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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ont> John Murray : London, 1815 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce work of literary and social criticism from the early nineteenth century. Volume XIII of this early 19th century journal. The Quarterly Review was a periodical originally created as a rival to the Edinburgh Review. Highly political the publication would comment on the socio-political climate of 19th century Britain, offer opinion pieces of topics such as slavery, law, reform and industry. Among the piece featuring in this volume, titles include: 'Roderick, the last of the Goths' by Robert Southey, and 'The Journal of a Misson to the Interior of Africa' by Mungo Park. In a half calf binding, with marbled paper covered boards. This particular volume features both the April and July issues of this publication. Condition: In a half calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with patches of rubbing to the joints, spine and extremities. Shelf wear to the paper covered boards. Very small worm hole to the t ... Read more

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32 - London - John Murray, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarcerun -spanningone decade -of this literary and political periodical founded in 1809. Comprising: Volumes 26 (October and January 1821-22) to 47 (March and July 1832), lacking only Volume 40 (May-June 1829). With political, literary, historical and topical articles, concerning, for instance, the slave trade, Australia, discoveries in Africa, cholera, the poor laws, universities,andcanals, railways and locomotive steam engines. There is a fold-out 'Scale Shewing the Linear Proportion of the Different Branches of Public Expenditure for the Year 1825' to Volume 35. Condition: In decorative half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities, with occasional wear to spines. Small label to rear board of Volume 28. Fifteen jointsstarting, but firmwith two joints cracked. Internally, firmly bound. The front free-endpaper of Volume 28 is coming away. Remarkably bright, with intermittent light foxing, and the odd m ... Read more

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Quasimodo Mouse

Bernard Stone

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ont> Andersen Press : London, 1984 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First edition.. A signed first edition of this third entertaining children's book about mice, illustrated whimsically in colour throughout by Ralph Steadman. Signed by Steadman with a doodle to the title page. The first edition of this work. Signed by Ralph Steadman to the edition page, with a doodle of a mouse to the title page. 'Quasimodo Mouse' is the sequel to the two successful children work's 'Emergency Mouse' and 'Inspector Mouse'. In this exciting story, Quasimodo and Toothy travel to the South of France by tandem. Illustrated in colour throughout. Written by Bernard Stone. Illustrated and written by Ralph Steadman. Steadman is a Welsh illustrator, who is best known now for his illustrative collaboration with the writer Hunter S. Thompson. His style of illustration is very satirical, with caricatures of politics and society. Condition: In the original publisher's paper covered boa ... Read more

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Paris - Ernest Flammarion, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An account of Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen's second voyage aboard the Fram. In French. With many illustrations and maps. Fridtjof Nansen (10 October 1861 13 May 1930) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. In his youth a champion skier and ice skater, he led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, and won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 8614' during his North Pole expedition of 189396. Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. Condition: In a half alligator-effect binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright with light scattered foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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Quatre Histoires de Betes

Honore de Balzac

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aris- Se Trouve A Paris Chez L'Editeur, 1945 Book. VERY GOOD in POO. Hardcover. A charmingly illustrated collection of children's animals stories. Printed in French. Honore de Balzac was a French novelist and playwright. He is most famous for his sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comedia humaine which presents life in France after the fall of Napoleon. With illustrations by Lucien Boucher, a French illustrator and caricaturist. Condition: In a paper binding stiff card folioin slipcase. Externally, smart with some rubbing and bumping. Some sunning to spine of folio. Slipcase worn with joints failed and front of slipcase detached. Internally, binding strained. Pages bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD in POOR slipcase..

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ndon, 1889 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. 1889-90 The first edition of this work. Two volumes bound as one. Incomplete in two volumes, being volume one and two of eleven. This work offers a wealth of knowledge for anyone interested in Masonic history. This volume contains a facsimile and transcript of the 'Masonic Poem,' Urbanitatis' and 'Instructions for a Parish Priest', as well as four essays ons Masonry dating from 1724, 1726, and 1837, and much more. The work is from the Antigrapha of the Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, which was founded in 1886. Volume I illustrated with three colour maps. Edited by George William Speth, who was a founding member of the Lodge No. 2076. He worked as its secretary for the Lodge's first fourteen years, and well known for his masonic writings, including his contributions to 'Ars Quatuor Coronatorum'. Lodge of Harmony Fareham library presentation label to the front pastedown, presented by Wor. Bro. G. F. Lancaster. Lodge of harmo ... Read more

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