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ont> Frederick Warne and Co : London, 1905 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming illustrated picture book comprising of four tales for children. Comprising of The Diverting History of John Gilpin, The House that Jack Built, An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog and The Babes in the Wood. Compiled and illustrated by Randolph Caldecott. Originally these four tales were issued as separate picture books. Posthumously, this series was created with several stories per book. Caldecott was a well known illustrator and the Caldecott medal was named in his honour. He influenced the illustration of nineteenth century children's books. Condition: In original publisher's pictorial cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the head and tail of spine and to the extremities. Spine has faded. Small score mark to the front board from the head to the tail. Offsetting to the endpapers. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Tape repairs to pages 10-14 of John Gilpin at the gutter. ... Read more

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R.P. Joannis Cabassutii

teri Congregationis Oratorii Domini Jesu,

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Lugdini - Sumptibus Anisson et Joannis Posuel, 1702 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this Latin text on the rites and records of the Church from French Oratorian, Jean Cabassut. Third edition. Cardinal Grimaldi induced the writer to enlarge this work and publish it under the title, Notitia ecclesiastica historiarum, conciliorum et canonum invicem collatorum , etc. (Lyons, 1680, and other dates; Munich, 1758; Tournai, 1851, 3 vols. ). Often modified and enlarged, it was once, under the title Cabassutius , an authority for the history of councils. A compendium of the Notitia appeared at Louvain, 1776. Including a red-and-black title page, and decorative head-and-tail pieces. Collated, complete. Condition: In a contemporary calf binding. Externally, rather worn, with some rubbing, wear to the extremities. Front joint is tender and board isheld by the cords only. Internally, generally firmly bound. Ink signature to front free-endpaper. Pages are quite bright, with just some scattered foxing. Overall: ... Read more

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Rab and His Friends

John Brown, M.D.

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Edinburgh - Edmonston & Douglas, 1862 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. An illustrated copy of this popular Scottish story. Rab is a story of a huge mastiff living in Edinburgh in the 1830s. Rab is a loving, friendly, and loyal dog, and tells the story of his friendship with the narrator over a series of years. Dr John Brown was a Scottish physician and writer. Incredibly popular in 19th Century Scotland,'Rab& His Friends'is widely regarded as Brown's best work of fiction. Originally from the library of Lord Lister, P. R. S. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. Condition: In paper covered boards . Externally sound, although a trifle rubbed. Marks to boards. Backstrip detached and missing. Hinges tender. Pages very bright and clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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Rabagas

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889, 1885 - Paris - Calmann Levy, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two leatherbound volumes with gilt titles to the spine, marble paper covered boards and marble paper pastedowns. Victorien Sardou (1831 1908) was a French dramatist. He is best remembered today for his development, along with Eugne Scribe, of the well-made play. He ridiculed the vulgar and selfish middle-class person in Nos Intimes (1861), and the revolutionary spirit and those who thrive on it in Raba gas (1872). This volume bears the bookplate of Elizabeth Sherman. She was the youngest child of Charles Taylor Sherman and Eliza Williams. She was also the neice of the American Civil War General, William Tecumseh Sherman and Senator John Sherman. Considered one of the most beautiful and intelligent women in the Washington of the late 1870s to early 1880s Elizabeth was romantically linked with the American novelist, journalist and historian Henry Adams. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There is some slight wear to the extremities incl ... Read more

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Rabat Plan_Guide

Societe de Cartographie du Maroc

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ont> Societe de Cartographie du Maroc : Rabat, 1967 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An unusual and very scarce French language guide to Rabat. This very scarce, very unique guide to the Moroccan capital of Rabat contains a large folding map along with details and addresses of a variety of amenities and services including Ambassades, Cultes, and Service Public. Rabat was made the French administrative centre in 1912, becoming the capital city when Morocco achieved independence in 1955. Undated, date estimated using a listing of Rabat's population. In French language. With large coloured map of the city. An interesting guide for tourists, this work details a street-level view of the historic city of Rabat. Condition: In the original paper and staple binding. Externally, well worn, with handling marks to the board, creasing from use to the joints, and shelfwear to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound, with rear hinge a little strained. Pages are generally bright a ... Read more

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Rabbit Factory

Marshall Karp

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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San Franciso - MacAdam Cage, 2006 Book. FINE in a FINE d. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. The signed first printing of this mystery novel from Marshall Karp. It tells the story of detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs as they investigate a series of murders directed at fictional company Lamaar, a parody of Disney, starting with the murder of the man wearing the Rambunctious Rabbit costume in the theme park, whose murder is depicted on the cover. Condition: In a blue cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. Dustwrapper is smart also. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: FINE in a FINE dustwrapper..

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ont> Collins : London, 1950 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A 'New Edition' copy of George Baldry's 'The Rabbit Skin Cap', copiously illustrated throughout by the noted English artist Edward Seago. The first edition of this work was published in 1939, and tells a fascinating account of old Norfolk through the story of its author George Baldry; a resourceful and practical countryman, shoemaker and poacher living in Norfolk in the nineteenth century. Edited by the fourth and youngest child of the British writer Sir Henry Rider Haggard, Lilias Rider Haggard. Lilias was a member of Norfolk County Council from 1949 to 1952 and in 1953 was elected President of the 'Norfolk Rural Craftsmen's Guild', writing her own text on the area entitled 'Norfolk Life' in 1943. With sixteen traditional 'Ballads and Songs', numerous monochromatic vignettes and one coloured frontispiece plate. Complete with the scarce original unclipped dustwrapper. Condition: In the pu ... Read more

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The Rabbit Skin Cap

George Baldry; Edited by Lilias Rider Haggard

  • Edition: First edition.
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London - Collins, 1939 Book. Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of this children's anthology based on the life of George Baldry, edited by H. Rider Haggard's daughter, Lilias. Illustrated throughout with plates by Edward Sego. Condition: In a cloth binding with original clipped dustwrapper. Externally, sound, though with some bumping and slight discolouration. Dustwrapper has some substantial loss, closed tears, and foxing. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places, with frontispiece detached. Hinges are strained. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing. Overall: GOODin aPOOR dustwrapper..

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Rabelais

W. F. Smith

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London - Alexander P. Watt, 1893 Book. Good. Hardcover. A collection of the letters and works of the sixteenth-century French Renaissance author Francois Rabelais. A new translation, with notes, by W. F. Smith. Rabelais has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. His best known work is Gargantua and Pantagruel. Rabelais is considered one of the great writers of world literature and among the creators of modern European writing. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebacked in cloth with the original cloth boards preserved. Externally, sound, though with some marks and some bumping. Discolouration to the spines. One hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some slight marginal age-toning and scattered spotting. Overall: GOOD..

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Paris - Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1923 Book. Good. Hardcover. A scarce and complete collection of Lucien Fabre's renowned fictional novel, Rabevel ou le Mal des Ardents. Winner of the French literature award, Prix Goncourt, presented to Fabre in 1923. Volume one; La Jeunesse de Rabevel. Volume two; Le Financier Rabevel. Volume three; La Fin de Rabevel. All volumes being the eighteenth edition, published the same year as the first. was a brilliant character of the French Third Republic, industrialist, artist, and close friend of the poet Paul Valry, Leon-Paul Fargue and the violinist Jacques Thibaud. His other works include; Le Tarramagnou, Le Paradis des amants, Bassesse de Venise, prcd de La Traverse de l'Europe en avion et du lgat and Jeanne d'Arc for which he won Grand Prix of Histoire Acadmie franaise. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Uniformly bound in half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, all three volumes are lightly rubbed with all the spine labels lifting. One spine lab ... Read more

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Napoli - Disegnai dal Regio Disegnatore Gius. Abbate, 1854 Book. Good. Hardcover. A collection of illustrations of paintings and mosaics from the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Several of the plates have been hand-coloured -we are not sure if this is contempoarary to the book. Condition: In a half-morocco binding. Externally, rubbed, with some wear to the extremities. Joints starting, with some slight loss to the backstrip. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to front endpaper, and a hand-written index bound to the rear. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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Raccolta di Prose Italiane

Girolamo Tagliazucchi

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- Milano - Dalla Societa Tipografica de'Classici Italiani, 1808 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A selection of eminent Italian prose collected for the Classici Italiani series. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Three Volumes. With the armorial crest of the Hon. George Agar-Ellis on the front board of each volume. George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover PC FRS FSA, 1797 1833, was a British politician and man of letters. In 1824 Agar-Ellis was the leading promoter of the foundation for the National Gallery. Alongside his political endeavours and positions, Agar-Ellis was president of the Royal Society of Literature in 1832, a trustee of the British Museum and of the National Gallery, and a commissioner of public records. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The hingesof volume 2 and 3are just starting, and the rear hinge of volume3 is cracked but firm. There is some mild wear to the extremties, including some mild rubbing. Internally the pages are bright with inter ... Read more

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Raccolta di Costumi Antichi

Nicolo De Scarani

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Bologna - Giovanni Zecchi, 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A wonderful collection of Pinelli's engravings of ancient costumes, with notes on each plate by Nicolo de Scarani. First edition. With a beautifully engraved frontispiece. Containing one hundred plates by Bartolomeo Pinelli. Bartolomeo Pinelli (November 20, 1771 April 1, 1835) was an Italian illustrator and engraver. Pinelli was born and died in Rome, the son of a religious statues modeller. Pinelli was educated first in Bologna and then at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome. He lived in a poor quarter of Rome. His son, Achille Pinelli, was a famous watercolourist in his own right. An extremely prolific artist, his illustrations depicted the costumes of the Italian people, the great epic poems and numerous other subjects, including popular customs. In general, the most recurring subject is Rome, the ancient city as well as the modern one: its inhabitants and its monuments. The plates in this volume are preceded by extensive notes b ... Read more

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Livorno - Vignozzi, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of comedies from the much loved 18th century Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni. Goldoni is admired for his honest portrayal of humanity, as well as his quick wit. For his subjects he often dramatised the lives of the new Italian middle classes. He was a Venetian, and was unafraid of making use of regional vernacular dialects. Perhaps even more subversive was his disinterest in religious subjects. After moving to Francefollowing a feud, he even adopted an anti-clerical tone. InFrance he found further success writing in French, andwrotea play which was produced in honour of the marriage of Louis XVI to Marie Antoinette. Collected here are some of his comedies in the Italian language. Condition: In half morocco with gilt detailing to the spines. Externally smart, with just light shelf wear. The spines have retained a nice patina. There are ink inscriptions dated 1920 to the front free endpapers of each volume. Generally clean and bright, with only ... Read more

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Raccolta di Prose Italiane

Girolamo Tagliazucchi

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09 - Milano - Dalla Societa Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1808 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Collection of Italian prose with a discourse from Tagliazucchi on teaching children. Uniformly bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Three Volumes. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front board of volume 1 is detached. The hinges are just starting. There is mild wear to the extremities, including mild rubbing. The spine leather of volume 1 is coming away. The smaller spine labels are missing, except volume 1. Internally the pages are bright with occasional scattered spots. Overall the condition is very good, excepting volume 1 which is good only, with a very good interior..

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Pisa - Fratelli Nistri, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the works of the nineteenth-century Italian poet Antonio Guadagnoli. 'The complete collection of playful poems of Doctor Antonio Guadagnoli hitherto published, and many others unpublished'. Featuring several illustrated plates. With the armorial bookplate of the city of Vernon, France to the front pastedown reading: 'Vernon Semper Viret' ('Vernon Always Green'). Giovanni Berchet (17831851) was an Italian poet and patriot. He wrote an influential manifesto on Italian Romanticism, Lettera semiseria di Grisostomo, which appeared in 1816, and contributed to Il Conciliatore, a reformist periodical. Condition: In a decorative full morocco binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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London - Asia Publishing House11 by 9 - 200pp, 1960 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding with colouful dust jacket!An anthropologist and a statistican collaborate to throw more light on the various controversial issues relating to the ethnic composition of the people of Bengal. (from the dust jacket)Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are attached. The front inner hinge is slightly strained but holding. There is very little wear to the extremities. The dust jacket has a couple of closed tears and loss to the top of the spine. There is also a small round hole to the side of the front board. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some very occasional mild spots..

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Race for Life

Jacques Remy; Translated by Vladimir Kean

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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London - The Bodley Head, 1957 Book. VERY GOOD in. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The first English edition of this thrilling tale of rescue at sea from Jacques Remy. Translated from the original French by Vladimir Kean. Condition: In a navy cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart, though with some light bumping to the spine and a few marks. Dustwrapper is sound, though with some chipping, small closed tears, and handling marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bookseller's label to front pastedown. Pages are bright and quite clean, with just a few instances of light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD ina VERY GOOD dustwrapper..

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Racine et Port Royal

J. Fourcassie

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Paris - Librairie Hatier, 1933 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An account ofthis major seventeenth century French dramatist's years in the religious institution of Port Royal, where he received a classical education and was influenced by the Jansenists. 'Premieres Poesies (1656) - Lettres a l'Auteur des Heresies imaginaires (1666) - Abrege de l'Histoire de Port Royal (1698) - Testament (1698)'. In French. Dated from Copac. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. The pages have browning, but are generally clean, with just the odd small spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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The Racing Calendar

Edward Weatherby; James Weatherby; Charles Weatherby

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47, 1828 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nine volume set of The Racing Calendar by the famous horse-racing specialists, Weatherbys. This collection of works spans across two centuries. A nine volume set, with volumes dating from across the 19th and 20th century. This set features: The Racing Calendar For The Year 1828 (Vol. 56); The Racing Calendar For The Year 1849. Races Past. (Vol. 77); The Racing For The Year 1850. Races Past (Vol. 78); The Racing Calendar. Steeple Chases Past From The Year 1920. (Vol. 54); The Racing Calendar. Steeple Chases Past For The Season 1934-35. (Vol. 68); The Racing Calendar For The Year 1935. Races Past. (Vol. 163); The Racing Calendar. Steeple Chases Past July, 1942-June, 1945. (Vol. 76); The Racing Calendar For The Year 1945. Races Past (Vol. 173); The Racing Calendar. Steeple Chases Past July, 1946-June, 1947 (Vol. 78). The set is bound in a variety of bindings, both in full calf and half calf bindings. Volumes 7 and 9 of this set have to words 'Accounts Department' to ... Read more

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