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Antient Drolleries: Cobbes Prophecies 1614 and Pimlyco, or, Runne Red-Cap, 1609.

By BULLEN, A. H. (editor):

London and Oxford, 1890 and 1891, two pamphlets, facsimiles of the rare originals, printed for private circulation and each limited to 300 copies. Original wrappers, ex-library, a few stamps, worn and dusty. Sold as useable working copies.


The Manchester Athenaeum Album.

By Bronte, Charlotte (contributes):

Manchester, 1850, small 4to, pp. x, 54. Ex-library copy in later cloth-backed boards. Class numbers on spine, library bookplate inside, some numbers on title page verso, a couple of blindstamps. Edges gilt, contents generally rather dusty, half title slightly chipped at fore-edge, but still sound condition. Contributors include Charlotte Bronte with a poem "The Orphans" translated from the French, also Tennyson, Charles Swain, J. Critchley Prince and others.


Eugenie de Franval and Other Stories.

By SADE, Marquis de:

London,Spearman,1965, pp.183. Translated by Margaret Crosland. Very good in just slightly marked d.w.


Hodge and His Masters.


London,Smith,Elder,& Co.,1880, first edition,2 volumes,pp.x,359;(vi),312 plus 2 leaves of adverts,original cloth gilt. Bookplate on front paste-down of each volume,occasional light foxing,but an exceptionally bright and attractive copy,with the inner hinges totally free from the usual cracking.


Pastorals: A Book of Verses.


London,Erskine Macdonald,1916, first edition,pp.36,(6),original printed wrappers with yapp edges. A very nice,largely unopened copy of this early work by Blunden, published soon after he had left school.