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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.; Edited by William Aldis Wright

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.; Edited by William Aldis Wright

by SHAKESPEARE, William

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Macmillan, London, 1902. THE CAMBRIDGE EDITION. 8vo. Nine Volumes bound in full crushed olive morocco bound for Sotherans.. Spines as usual faded to a uniform olive tan.teg. Finely bound,tooled in gilt in compartments.raised bands,tooled on boards. A Very attractive set.
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THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON

THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON

by TENNYSON , Alfred Lord

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Macmillan, London, 1884 - 1893. 8vo.Ten Volumes. Original Talwyn Morris Binding Dark blue cloth Blocked on boards and spine with a gilt acorn and oak leaf entwined motif. Uncut and in exceptional condition.
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THE WRITINGS OF OSCAR WILDE

THE WRITINGS OF OSCAR WILDE

by WILDE, Oscar

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Keller- Farmer, London & New York. 1907. 8vo. Fifteen Volumes. Half blue morocco ,spines faded to a uniform dark tan.blue cloth sides.uncut.EDITION DE GRAND DE LUXE. Bound by Stikeman and Co.Plates in two states . Limited to 250 numbered sets this No.77. Volume one Salome has Beardsley coloured plates.
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THE ART OF COOKERY MADE PLAIN AND EASY. Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published.;...

THE ART OF COOKERY MADE PLAIN AND EASY. Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published.; BY A LADY

by A.Lady .GLASSE, Hannah

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Printed for A Millar, London,1763. 8vo.pp.xxxii + 384,24p.index.small section missing at the foot of the page in the contents. Full calf, raised bands.Very Good.This is the eighth edition. Glasses book was frequently attributed to Ben Johnson.She was a real person lived in Bloomsbury,London," I only hope my book will answer and meet the ends I intend it for which is to improve the servants and save the ladies a great deal of trouble
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THE NETHERLANDS.Containing a Description of the Character,Manners,Habits and Costumes of the...

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Printed for R.Ackermann, London,[1824]. 12mo.pp.ix+ 241.18 handcoloured engravings.Fine half dark green calf,raised bands tooled in gilt,marbled boards.very attractive.a little offsetting of plates else very clean and fresh.Abbey Travel.No.6.p.13. Tooley:English Books with Coloured Plates:515.p.417. "The Proper Study of Mankind is Man" Pope.
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HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis
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HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis

by ALQUIS [pseudonym of Samuel Edward Maberly]

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Tilt & Bogue ,London,1843. Inscribed � Rev, C.B.Wollaston from The Author � on the upper board.The folding panorama opens to over 5ft etched continuous strip panorama.Original pictorial upper board with a plain lower board,backstrip.The text is printed in Hebrew, Latin, Greek & German. Each of the 7 folding sections[9.5x3.5 inches,23.5 x9 cms] have hand coloured etchings showing Humpty Dumpty sitting on the wall, falling and all the kings horses and men trying to rescue him ,etc.A panoramic retelling of the popular nursery rhyme subtly pregnant with political allergory. Abbey,Life, 559. This is a spectacular panorama.The sketches are charming and the colour subtle and appealing .All the sections are fresh and clean.there is a little bumping to the corners of the upper board. The panorama is housed in a purpose made solander box. IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.
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A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: in which the words are deduced from their originals, and...

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T,T. & J. Tegg,.London, 1833. Two Volumes.4to. .Frontispiece portrait of the author.pp.xiv + 1029, pp,title page + 1084. Recently rebound in black half calf leather with raised bands and leather title labels dark blue plain cloth.both title pages had a portion removed where an owners name had been these have been expertly repaired. There is some general toning to paper and foredges,else a Very Good attractive set of this iconic work. Johnson's Dictionary, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.Until the completion of the Oxford English Dictionary 173 years later, Johnson's was viewed as the pre-eminent English dictionary. According to Walter Jackson Bate, the Dictionary "easily ranks as one of the greatest single achievements of scholarship, and probably the greatest ever performed by one individual who laboured under anything like the disadvantages in a comparable length of time'.
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THE ENCHANTED FOREST
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THE ENCHANTED FOREST

by OUTHWAITE,Ida Rentoul & OUTHWAITE, Grenby

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A & C Black,London,1921. 4to. ppxiv + 93+ 2p ads, 16 tipped in colour plates and 15 full page black & white plates.Illustrated endpapers. Original decorated cloth with most of the dust wrapper.[See photos] Edition de luxe Limited to 500 numbered copies.This is No 82.. Muir 5595. This is the third most important book by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite after Elves and Fairies and Fairyland. This copy is Very Unusual as it is In near Fine condition , has the very rare dust wrapper laid on tissue paper and has the full signature of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite not called for and rarely present in this edition.
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General Map of Sydney and Suburbs showing municipalities and the unincorporated areas

General Map of Sydney and Suburbs showing municipalities and the unincorporated areas

by ROBINSON

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Complied, Lithographed and Published by H.E.C.Robinson, Wentworth Court Elizabeth Street, Sydney, N.S.W. published in 1900. 850 mm x 748 mm.Very Scarce Map of Sydney, in 1900, in 24 panels laid down on linen. Very Good in original boards with a new backstrip.
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SOTHEBYS HONG KONG TWENTY YEARS 1973- 1993

SOTHEBYS HONG KONG TWENTY YEARS 1973- 1993

by SOTHEBYS HONG KONG

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Sothebys, Hong Kong, 1993. 4to,pp.431,Over 700 superb colour illustrations.Red cloth hardcover in fine dust wrapper. A Fine Copy of this very scarce book.
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LIFE AND SPORT IN AIKEN AND THOSE WHO MADE IT

LIFE AND SPORT IN AIKEN AND THOSE WHO MADE IT

by SMITH, Harry Worcester ;

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The Derrydale Press, New York,1935. 8vo.pp.xii+ 237.profusely illustrated.original green cloth gilt,map endpapers. One of 950 copies.This is a unique copy with two of Harry Worcester Smiths bookplates one dedicated to ken Austin and signed by HWS.and dated 1935.The second variant bookplate is free of marks. This copy has loosely inserted several letters of correspondence between HWS and Ken Austin and a prospectus for A Sprting Family of The Old South.pp.12.with a small tear. The correspondence varies from discussion about the HWS bookplates,to HWS inventions to KA breaking a record .HWS wrote to an American journal to report the Ken Austin New Zealand recond run. There is a post envelope from HWS and a couple of the sheets are typwritten duplicates to let Ken Austin have a copy.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM.; Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Translated by rs Edgar Lucas

THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM.; Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Translated by rs Edgar Lucas

by GRIMM, The Brothers

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Constable & Company, London, 1909. 4to. pp.xv + 325. 54 black & white illustrations and 40 tipped in colour plates with tissue guards. Decorated, endpapers There is an original inscription from previous owner on half title page.some odd tanning and one or two areas with marks or spotting not affecting the plates else a beautiful copy of this one of the most desirable Rackham titles.in a very attractive eather binding.
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THE NEW CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF ISLAM

THE NEW CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF ISLAM

by COOK, Michael;

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Cambridge University Press, 2010. Six Volumes,8vo.over 4300 pages, bibliography, indexes,black & white, illustrations,maps and figures.This set is Fine as new in original publishers shrink wrap. The New Cambridge History of Islam is a comprehensive history of Islamic civilization, tracing its development from its beginnings in seventh-century Arabia to its wide and varied presence.
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THE RAINBOW FAIRY BOOKS
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THE RAINBOW FAIRY BOOKS

by LANG, Andrew;

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London: The Folio Society, Various. Twelve Volumes. The Red ,Blue, Green, Yellow, Grey, Pink, Violet, Brown, Crimson, Orange, Olive, Lilac. Each Volume with pictorial coloured cloth boards and spines. Each volume has 12 full page colour and black & white illustrations. Each volume is illustrated by a different artist. Royal 8vo. hardcovers in original publishers slipcases. This set Fine as new in the original publishers shrink wrap. The set is very heavy and will require extra postage.
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THE SECRET GARDEN
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THE SECRET GARDEN

by BURNETT, Frances Hodgson

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London: William Heinemann, 1911. First Edition. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. 8vo. pp. vii + 306 + 6p.advertisements at rear. 8 colour plates by Charles Robinson with titled tissue guards. The frontispiece tissue guard has a booksellers ink stamp of George Robertson & Co.,Sydney on the rear discretely. the text has a little finger marking and mild discolourtion. Recently rebound in full dark green calf with classic marbled endpapers,decorative dentelles, hand sewn headbands,raised bands and red title labels. decorated in compartments. A stunning binding for a truely classic children's book.
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