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ORIGINAL SIGNED WATERCOLOUR ARTWORK. by BLAKE, Quentin.:

Undated.. Undated colourful pen and ink and watercolour on paper, image size approximately: 160 x 180 mm, 6 x 6½ inches. It depicts a small boy seated at the hearth of a large old house on a three-legged stool, clutching some sort of small soft toy and...

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£1,450.00


MOTHER GOOSE; THE STORY OF THE THREE BEARS; THE STORY OF CINDERELLA; THE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS; THE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS; THE STORY OF THE SMALL LITTLE RED HEN. by MINIATURE FAIRY TALE BOOKS.:

New York, Stoll & Edwards Co., Inc., (1921).. Edition unknown, copyright 1921, 6 miniature paperback books, approximately 72 x 55 mm, 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches, white thin paper covers each with coloured illustration and title on upper cover, bound with singl...

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£145.00


THE SURPRIZING MIRACLES OF NATURE AND ART. IN TWO PARTS. by BURTON, Robert or Richard ( pseud. of Nathaniel Crouch. ):

London printed for Nath. Crouch, 1683.. Containing I. THE MIRACLES OF NATURE, or the strange signs and prodigious aspects and appearances in the heavens, the earth, and the waters for many hundred years past, with an account of the most famous comets, an...

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£695.00


LA EXPOSITIONE DEL PATER NOSTER, COMPOSTA PER FRATE GIROLAMO DA FERRARA. by SAVONAROLA, Girolamo.:

(Florence, Bartolommeo de Libri), circa 1495.. INCUNABULA, circa 1495, ITALIAN TEXT, bound in eights, approximately 200 x 135 mm, 7¾ x 5¼ inches, 24 leaves without pagination, as issued (48 pages), a1-c8, 34 lines, the last 2 words are "senza spirito",...

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£3,800.00


SOLINUS DE MEMORALIBUS MUNDI. by SOLINUS, Caius Julius.:

Venetiis, anno Domini. M. CCCC. LXXXXVIII. die. X. Marci. (1498).. INCUNABULA 1498. Ex library copy, 1 ink stamp only to title page, TEXT IN LATIN. 8vo, approximately 1195 x 140 mm, 7½ x 5½ inches, 46 unnumbered leaves, 92 pages, signatures: a-e8, f6....

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£2,500.00


DRACULA . by STOKER, Bram.:

London, Archibald Constable and Company, 1901.. FIRST ABRIDGED EDITION 1901, abridged from 162,000 to 137,000 words (15%) by Stoker upon Constable's request for a cheaper, more easily readable text, issued 4 years after the first edition of 1897. 8vo, ...

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£1,400.00


THE HOLY BYBLE ( BIBLE ) CONTEYNING THE OLDE AND NEWE TESTAMENT. Whereunto is joyned the whole service, used in the Church of England. 1577. Set foorth by aucthoritie. by HOLY BIBLE, BISHOPS' VERSION.:

London, R. Jugge, Printer to the Queenes Majestie, 1577.. Bishops' version, 1577, LACKS FIRST TITLE PAGE. small 4to, approximately 205 x 155 mm, 8 x 6 inches, title page to New Testament and divisional titles to the second and third parts of the Old Test...

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£6,500.00


THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, and administration of the Holy Communion,... together with the psalter or psalms of David, ... but without the prefaces, portions of the calendar, some of the occasional services, and articles of religion. by Miniature book of Common Prayer.:

London, Eyre & Spottiswoode (Bible Warehouse Limited), 33 Paternoster Row, E.C., Edinburgh & New York, (1895).. Edition unknown circa 1895 printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd (702 PAGE VERSION), miniature book approximately 53 x 45 mm, 2 1/8 x 1¾ inches,...

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£145.00


BOWSEY MEETS A DUNCE CAP; PINKY KITTEN'S PARTY; TINY DUCK IS UNHAPPY; TEDDY BEAR TALES; THE LITTLE PIRATE and 23 further titles. by MINIATURE CHILDREN'S COLOUR ILLUSTRATED PAPERBACKS (28).:

(Kenosha, WI, Samuel Lowe Company) (1940).. Circa 1940, no printing history in the books, 28 miniature paperbacks 70 x 54 mm, 2¾ x 2 1/8 inches, 10 pages including insides of covers, coloured illustrations throughout including some full page, bound in c...

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£100.00


DE CIVITATE DEI, THE CITY OF GOD. Commentaries by Thomas Waleys and Nicholas Trivet. by AUGUSTINE (Saint Aurelius, Bishop of Hippo).:

Venice, Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus, Klendas [sic] Martias [18 Feb.], 1489.. EX LIBRARY COPY FROM ST. AUGUSTINE'S ABBEY, THEIR BOOK-PLATE TO FIRST PASTEDOWN, NO OTHER LIBRARY MARKS,1489. 4to in 8s, approximately 280 x 210 mm, 11 x 8 inches...

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£4,900.00


TOMB OF TUT ANKH AMEN, discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. by CARTER, Howard and A.C. Mace.:

London, Cassell and Company, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, 1923, 1927, 1933. VOLUMES, COMPLETE SET, ALL FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST PRINTINGS, 1923,1927 & 1933. ALL IN DUSTWRAPPERS. 8vo, approximately 240 x 155 mm, 9½ x 6¼ inches, numerous photographic illust...

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£5,750.00


RELIQUIAE DILUVIANAE; or, observations on the organic remains contained in caves, fissures and diluvial gravel, and on other geological phenomena, attesting the action of an universal deluge. by BUCKLAND, William.:

London, John Murray, 1824.. SECOND EDITION 1824. 4to, approximately 265 x 210 mm, 10½ x 8 inches, 1 folding table, 27 engraved plates and maps at rear, 3 in colour, 1 folding, 2 small text illustrations, pages: vii, (Errata on verso of page vii), 1-303 ...

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£595.00


THE COMPLEAT ANGLER or UNIVERSAL ANGLER. Being Instructions how to angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear stream. Part II. (COMPLETE) by COTTON, Charles.:

London, R. Marriott and H. Brome, 1676.. FIRST EDITION 1676 OF COTTON'S PART OF THE COMPLEAT ANGLER. Engraved monogram on title page. Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 95 mm, 5¾ x 3¾ inches, pages: (8), 111 plus [1] advert page for fishing tackle by John ...

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£1,395.00


PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the Earth's Surface by Reference to Causes Now in Operation. by LYELL, Sir Charles. PRESENTATION SET.:

London, John Murray, 1830.. FIRST EDITIONS, COMPLETE SET, 3 VOLUMES 1830-1833, PRESENTATION SET to "W(illiam) L(onsdale) (geologist see below) from the author" inscribed on half-title of Volume I and "Lieut. Lonsdale from the author" on front endpaper to...

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£9,750.00


THE HISTORY OF FOUR-FOOTED BEASTS AND SERPENTS, whereunto is now added the FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF THEATER OF INSECTS . by TOPSELL, Edward and Thomas Muffett. (Moffett):

London, printed by E. Cotes, for G. Sawbridge at the Bible on Ludgate-hill, T. Williams at the Bible in Little-Britain, and T. Johnson, at the Key in Pauls Church-yard, 1658.. Describing at large their true and lively figure, their several names, conditi...

From Roger Middleton

£5,950.00


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