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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. by A. A. MILNE. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard.:

London, Methuen, 1928.. FIRST EDITION FIRST IMPRESSION 1928, PUBLISHER'S DELUXE LEATHER BINDING IN ORIGINAL BOX, 185 x 120 mm, 7¼ x 4¾ inches, illustrated throughout in line by Ernest H. Shepard, pages: xi, 178, bound in deep rose pink leather, double ...

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£1,550.00


THE QUEENS CLOSET OPENED. Incomparable secrets in physick, chirurgery, preserving, candying, and cookery as they were presented to the Queen. by W.M. (Sometimes attributed to William Montague).:

[London], Printed for Nathaniel Brook at the Angel in Cornhill, 1655.. By the most experienced persons of our times, many whereof they were honoured with her own practice, when she pleased to descend to these more private recreations. Never before publis...

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£3,500.00


BRITANNIAE UTRIUSQUE REGUM ET PRINCIPUM ORIGO. (KING ARTHUR). by GEOFFREY of Monmouth.:

Paris J. Badius Ascenius, 1517.. SECOND EDITION 1517, edited by Ivo Cavellatus. Latin text, small 4to, approximately 190 x 135 mm, 7½ x 5¼ inches, leaves: [8], 1-101, plus last blank leaf, numbered on rectos only. Woodcut printer's device on title-pag...

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£4,950.00


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...

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£5,950.00


THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS, VOYAGES, TRAFFIQUES, AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION. by HAKLUYT, Richard.:

SECOND EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, 3 VOLUMES IN 2, the first 2 volumes bound together, complete set, 1598, 1599, 1600. NOT A MATCHING SET as Volumes 1 & 2 are large paper. LACKS THE MAP, 4 LEAVES IN THE SECOND VOLUME ARE FROM A NORMAL SIZE COPY OF THE SAME ...

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£12,000.00


A DESCRIPTION OF THE GREAT BIBLE, 1539, AND THE SIX EDITIONS OF CRANMER'S BIBLE 1540 AND 1541, printed by Grafton and Whitchurch: by FRY, Francis F.S.A.:

London, Willis and Sotheran, 1865.. also of the editions, in large folio, of the authorized version of the Holy Scriptures, printed in the years 1611, 1613, 1617, 1634, 1640... Illustrated with titles, and with passages from the editions, the genealogies...

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£4,950.00


EIKON BASILIKE, Or, The TRUE POURTRAITURE of his SACRED MAJESTIE CHARLS the II in three books. Beginning from his birth 1630. unto this present year, 1660. by LLOYD, David, 1635-1692.:

London, printed for H. Brome, and H. Marsh, at the Gun in Ivy-Lane, and at the Princes Arms in Chancery-Lane near Fleetstreet, 1660.. Wherein is interwoven a compleat history of the High-born Dukes of York and Glocester. By R.F.Esq; an Eye-witness. FIRST...

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£1,200.00


THE REPUBLIC OF PLATO. In Ten Books. Translated from the Greek by H. Spens, D.D. With a preliminary discourse concerning the philosophy of the ancients by the translator. by PLATO.:

Glasgow, printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis printers to the University, 1763.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1763, LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE MOST IMPORTANT OF PLATO'S DIALOGUES. 4to, approximately 240 x 180 mm, 9¼ x 7 inches, pages: [8], [v], vi-xl, [1]-430, plu...

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£8,900.00


THE LOUIS WAIN KITTEN BOOK. by WAIN, Louis. Miniature book.:

London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, 3 Agar St., Charing Cross, (1903).. Printed by Edmund Evans at the Racquet Court Press (1903), 16mo, 74 x 74 mm, 3 x 3 inches, buff cloth with black and blue illustration of 2 kittens, lettered red on upper cover, lett...

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£325.00


THE FLAP-JACK. by ARCHER, JEAN. Written and illustrated by Jean C. Archer. Miniature book.:

London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905).. SECOND EDITION (stated on title page) circa 1905, miniature book, 79 x 79 mm, 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches, buff cloth, blue, red and black illustration to upper cover, 99 pages. 24 jolly colour plates each facing a ...

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£155.00


MILTON'S A PARADISE LOST, A FIRST EDITION by RICHARD BENTLEY, and POETICAL WORKS VOLUME 2, CONTAINING PARADISE REGAINED. by MILTON, John. RICHARD BENTLEY EDITION.:

London, printed for Jacob Tonson at Shakespear's Head in the Strand, 1720 and Jacob Tonson et al.,1732.. TWO VOLUMES, MIXED SET, 1720 and 1732. 4to, approximately 295 x 230 mm, 11½ x 9 inches. PARADISE LOST, 1732, new edition by RICHARD BENTLEY, 2 full ...

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£875.00


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.:

London, John Murray, 1830.. FIRST EDITIONS, COMPLETE SET, 3 VOLUMES 1830-1833. 8vos, approximately 215 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5 inches, VOLUME I: engraved frontispiece, 1 engraved folding map, 1 engraved plate and 33 text illustrations; VOLUME II: hand colour...

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£6,750.00


HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN. De Luxe Edition. by ROWLING, J. K.:

London, Bloomsbury, 1999.. FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE OF THE DE LUXE EDITION 1999, 8vo, 240 x 150 mm, 9½ x 6 inches, in original publisher's green cloth gilt, mounted coloured illustration by Cliff Wright and gilt facsimile signature of Rowling on upper ...

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£1,295.00


THE BIBLE, that is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers languages. With most profitable Annotations upon all hard places, by BIBLE. 1615.:

London, printed by Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, 1615.. and other things of great importance. Geneva version 1615, small 4to in eights, approximately 210 x 150 mm, 8¼ x 6 inches, engraved pictorial general title page: tit...

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£895.00


LONDON SIGHTS FOR LITTLE FOLKS. (Cover title: Town Sights for Little Folks). by MINIATURE BOOK.:

London, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, (1838).. In the Tilt's Hand-books for Children series, printed by C. Whittingham. Circa 1838, miniature book approximately 78 x 62 mm, 3 x 2½ inches (cover size), frontispiece of the Lord Mayor's coach, vignette on t...

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£255.00


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