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THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. by POTTER. BEATRIX

Frederick Warne and Co. London. 1902. FIRST TRADE EDITION. 16mo. (5.6 x 4.4 inches). First state of the text with "wept big tears" on page 51. Illustrated with colour frontis, line vignette of a bunny on the title page and 30 fine colour plates by the Au…

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£5,250.00


The Hobbit by Tolkien, J. R. R

Second edition, fifth impression (Allen and Unwin, 1957). Ninth impression overall.Original green cloth with black lettering and motifs to spine and upper and lower boards with map endpapers and paste-downs. A beautiful, fine and clean copy with only lig…

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£2,250.00


THE FLORENTINE HISTORIE. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, Citizen and Secretarie of Florence. And translated into English by T. B. [Thomas Bedingfield] Esquire. by MACHIAVELLI. NICCOLO

Printed by T. C. [Thomas Creede] for W. P. [William Ponsonby]. London. 1595. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Folio. (11.1 x 7.5 inches). x11,222pp. Lacking last, blank, leaf, all text complete. Decorated with woodcut engraved ornamental title page and engraved h…

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£12,750.00


PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. by AUSTEN. JANE. ; BROCK. C. E. Illustrates

Macmillan and Co. London. 1899. Early edition, reprint of the first Brock edition which was issued in 1895. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.5 inches). Forty full page illustrations by Brock. Tissue paper guard over frontis is a bit foxed otherwise a very good bright copy …

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£675.00


THE SECOND WORLD WAR. by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

Cassell & Co. ltd. London. 1948-54. FIRST EDITION. First impression. Six volumes. 8vo. Illustrated throughout with maps and plans, many folding. A bright, clean set, which has been finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather. The spines with rai…

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£2,250.00


LES MISERABLES. by HUGO. VICTOR

Hurst and Blackett, Successors to Henry Colburn. London. 1863. THIRD ENGLISH EDITION. Three volumes. 8vo. (8 x 5.4 inches). Some foxing to just a few pages but overall very good throughout. Original publishers purple cloth bindings. Spines lettered and d…

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£1,250.00


THE PROPHET. by GIBRAN. KAHLIL

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1923. FIRST EDITION. 1st printing. 8vo.(8.3 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated with 12 mono collotype plates by the author. Fine and clean throughout, with many gatherings still unopened. An unread copy. Original black cloth with gilt …

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£6,500.00


ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. --- & ---THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE. by CARROLL. LEWIS. (The Rev Charles Dodgson). ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

Macmillan & Co. London. 1927 and 28. TWO VOLUMES. Reprints of the 1907 and 1908 Miniature editions. 8vo, (6.1 x 4.3 inches). Both volumes are beautifully Illustrated throughout, with forty-two and fifty line engravings respectively, by John Tenniel. Tiss…

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£975.00


ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES. M. Baird & Co., Philadelphia. -- Matthew Baird, George Burnham, Charles T. Parry, Edward H. Williams, William P. Henszey, Edward Longstreth by BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS

Press of J. B. Lippincott. Philadelphia. USA. circa 1872. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11 X 7.9 inches). 134pp. Illustrated with engraved frontis and several smaller wood engraved illustrations throughout the text, plus 16 albumen photographic prints of Locomoti…

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£1,450.00


ALICE`S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With Forty-Two illustrations by John Tenniel by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

MacMillan and Co. London. 1868. FIFTH EDITION (Fourth published), (Eleventh thousand). Octavo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). Forty two beautiful line illustrations by John Tenniel. Original tissue guard still present on frontispiece. Three line presentation inscri…

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£1,500.00


ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. by ROBINSON. CHARLES. Illustrates; Carroll. Lewis

Cassell and Company, Limited. London. 1907. FIRST CHARLES ROBINSON EDITION. Large 8vo. (8.9 x 7 inches). 8 full colour plates and 112 line drawings, many within the text and a few printed in red and black. Illustrated endpapers printed in mustard brown o…

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£1,500.00


The Uncollected Work of Aubrey Beardsley by BEARDSLEY, Aubrey, HIND, F. Lewis

London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1925. First edition, the second issue binding in blue cloth hardback, with title and decoration in black. Includes portrait frontispiece in the 162 plates, with explanatory paper guards. No dust jacket. Boards are rubb…

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£175.00


A STUDY IN SCARLET. by DOYLE. ARTHUR CONAN

Ward, Lock & Co. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION in book form of the first Sherlock Holmes novel and the Author's first book. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Published the year before in Beetons Christmas annual. Green & Gibson A1, a.i. (second impression). Publish…

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£25,000.00


Rebecca by du Maurier, Daphne

First edition, first impression (Gollancz, 1938). A slip signed, inscribed and dated by the author is loosely laid-in. Adapted on several occasions for stage and television with a further film adaptation due in October 2020.Publisher's original black clot…

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£4,250.00


SNIFFIN GLUE. Volumes 1 to 12. by PERRY. MARK. Edits

Mark Perry. London. 1976/77. First Editions. Quartos. Mimeograph stapled magazines. Original issues of numbers one to twelve, a complete run of the Fanzine (two supplements, or special issues, were published but are not present here). Complete with the o…

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£7,500.00


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