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Two Men in the Antarctic - An Exploration to Graham Land 1920-1922

Bagshawe, Thomas Wyatt (Foreword By Frank Debenham)

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1939. xxi, [1], 292pp, original cloth in DJ, cartographical endpapers. DJ rubbed, several small closed nicks and tears, larger closed tear to head of upper panel, corners and foot of spine chipped with small amount of loss. Light foxing to edges of text block, running on to fore-edge of index leaves, but not text, internally quite bright and clean. With photographic frontispiece and thirty-two photographic illustrations on nineteen plates, two photographic panoramas on one folding plate, double page meteorological table and three sketches to text. Taurus Collection 111; Spence 79; Rosove describes it as a "well-written narrative, by one of two plucky and enthusiastic youths who should have known better but didn't", calling the book 'scarce' with the dustwrapper 'uncommon', Rosove 23. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

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2
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. viii, [4], 122pp, [2], with fifty plates. Rebound in full goat, with fairy ring pattern to covers, title and author in gilt to spine, a.e.g. Externally near fine, internally sporadic light foxing to text leaves, but generally clean. Complete with fifty tipped in, tissue-guarded, full-page colour plates by Rackham, with no creasing. Reprint. Full Goatskin. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to.

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3
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. viii, [4], 124pp. Rebound in full morocco by the Cottage Bindery of Bath, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author and illustrator to third, remaining panels with central volute device and volute cornerpieces, covers with gilt double fillet border with gilt dots to intersections at corners, upper cover with gilt vignette of a child, fairies and animals (replicated from title), t.e.g., original decorative endpapers. Very slightly rubbed to lower cover. Internally some very light sporadic foxing, but generally quite bright and clean, one or two tissue guards creased, all illustrations bright and clean. Complete with fifty tipped-in plates by Rackham. Housed in a cloth slipcase. Riall, page 114, a reprint of the 1906 edition but with a new colour frontispiece and an additional seven full-page drawings. Reprint. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to.

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4
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. vii, [3], 197pp, [3]. Original publishers vellum, title, author and illustrator in gilt to spine, upper cover with gilt single rule border and central roundel within which is a vase of flowers, t.e.g. Vellum very slightly soiled and crinkled, but generally fairly bright and clean. Internally very slightly browned, mainly to edges, otherwise quite bright. With twenty-two tissue-guarded illustrations by Thomson (as called for). First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued?). Illus. by Thomson, Hugh. Folio.

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  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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Reading: M. Cowslade and Co., 1806. iv, 3-148pp, full morocco, smooth spine, divided into six panels by gilt greek key bands and rules, title to second panel, central roundel to third and fifth, with the remaining panels with repeated oscillating lines, covers with decorated drawer handle frame inside a gilt border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Covers slightly unevenly faded, some loss to leather on bottom inner edges, with a small spot missing to lower cover. Internally lightly browned but clean. Presentation copy from the author to Eldon, with note to ffep and with Eldon's name and bookplate to reverse of marbled endpaper. First published in 1799, this is the third edition, published in Reading. Presentation Copy from the Author. Third Edition. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Fourth Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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Reading: M. Cowslade and Co., 1812. [6], v, [1], 179pp, [1]. Full morocco, smooth back, divided into six panels by Greek key roll, title in gilt to second panel, first and sixth with lattice pattern, the remaining panels with small central roundel, covers with rolled border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. 'stormont' pattern marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, covers unevenly faded, minor rubbing to extremities, with small amount of loss to leather at foot of outer joints, rear outer joint and to rear inner edge. Internally very lightly browned, but generally clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his name and bookplate to reverse of front marbled endpaper. Presentation copy from the author to Eldon, with note to ffep. First published in 1799. Presentation Copy from the Author. Fourth Edition. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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Sermons on Various Subjects

Baseley, Rev. T.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Cadell and Davies et al, 1801. xv, [1], 270pp, full sprinkled calf, smooth spine divided into six panels by gilt rules, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with central gilt device. Rubbed to extremities, corners bumped, small amount of loss to gilt at head of spine. Internally fairly bright and clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his name and bookplate to front pastedown. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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Sermons on Various Subjects

Baseley, Rev. T.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Cadell and Davies et al, 1801. xv, [1], 270pp, full tree calf, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt bands, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with central gilt device. Slightly rubbed to extremities, minor chipping to spine ends with slight loss, corners bumped. Internally fairly bright and clean, presentation copy to Earl Eldon, with his name and bookplate to front pastedown, with 'from the author' to the reverse of the half-title. BL and Ox only on COPAC. Presentation Copy from the Author. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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9

Rupert

[Bestall, Alfred]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Daily Express, 1949. 120pp, original card covers. Slightly chipped to foot of spine, rubbed to extremities, fore-edge of upper cover slightly worn with a couple of small chips. Internally the 'book belongs to' is filled in, with a gift inscription to the head of the same page, it has also been price-clipped, otherwise internally bright and clean. The 1949 Rupert annual. First Edition. Card Covers. Good+. Illus. by Bestall, Alfred. 4to.

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10
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Samuel Bagster, 1820. [6], 293pp (293); [3], 94pp, (94), [2]. Full straight grain morocco, semi-raised wide bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, raised bands gilt, remaining panels with volute and flower head tools in blind, covers with inner panel and blind rolled border, with triple fillet frame in gilt, gilt roll to edge and inner dentelles, a.e.g. Lacks clasps, scrapes to covers, worn to spine ends, rubbed generally. Internally very slightly browned, but generally clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his bookplate to reverse of front pastedown. Uncommon, COPAC shows at Glasgow only. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: R. Bowyer, 1795. Two volumes complete, unpaginated, collates A-9I2v (as Herbert), with Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin (7pp) at the end of volume two. Full morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, title to second panel, volume to third, remaining panels with small quadrilobe device to centre, place of publication and date to foot, all in gilt, covers with single fillet border and small fleuron corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, all edges gilt and marbled, marbled endpapers, leather joints. Slightly rubbed to extremities, couple of minor bumps and scrapes. Internally some light browning and off-setting, repair to head of frontispiece, but generally quite clean. Previous owners bookplate to ffep, old booksellers description tipped in to front pastedown. Engraved titles and engraved plates by Fittler after Durer, Rembrandt and Rubens amongst others. Binding is by Kalthoeber, with his (oxidised) ticket to reverse of front marbled endpaper. Herbert 1394, with the misprint at Mark vii, 27 ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: A. and J. Churchil, Tho. Horne, J. Knapton et al, 1716. 325pp, [3], full contemporary Cambridge panelled calf, raised bands, spine in five panels. Rubbed to outer joints, corners worn and bumped. Internally lightly browned throughout, some soiling with water staining to bottom corner of pages. Lacks ffep, several previous owners names to front pastedown. Uncommon, with only three locations on Estc. First Edition. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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13
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: George Nicol, 1792. [10], 264pp. Full calf, semi-raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, remaining panels with central quadrilobe device in blind, bands bordered by gilt single fillet, covers with gilt single fillet bordering an anthemion roll frame in blind. Spine slightly faded, running around on to upper cover, bottom corners bumped and worn, minor rubbing to extremities. Internally some light offsetting to plates as often, portrait frontispiece offset to title, occasional light foxing and soiling mainly to margins, stain to bottom margin of E3v, the chart at page 179 has had a small hole repaired, with one fold strengthened to reverse, but generally quite bright and clean. Previous owner's armorial bookplate to front pastedown (Emily Mercer - Lansdowne). Complete with portrait frontispiece and seven (five folding) maps / plates. Hill calls it "an extremely important book. This is the first edition of the official account of the Bounty expedition ... rather ironical ... Read more

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The Harbingers - Poems

Blunden, E. C.

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good
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Uckfield: G. A. Blunden, 1916. [4], 67pp, [1]. Original card covers, title and author printed to upper cover within triple rule frame. Re-backed, covers faded, chipped with loss to fore-edge of upper cover and with small amount of loss to fore-edge of lower cover and lower corner, previous owners name and date in ink to head of upper cover. Internally lightly foxed to title, text with light sporadic foxing, mainly to fore-edge margin, but generally fairly clean. Signed by the author, 'From the author E. Blunden', to the blank page preceding the text. Now housed in a velvet lined cloth drop back box made by Temple Bookbinders, with the title to spine and upper cover. Kirkpatrick notes that two hundred copies were printed. This being Kirkpatrick A4 and A5 bound together with a cancel title, Kirkpatrick A6 designating it as first edition, second impression. Signed by Author. First Thus. Card Covers. Good. 24mo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1953. xci, [1], 388pp. Original blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame and corner pieces with central ship motif in gilt to cover, in plain semi-glassine DJ. DJ spine slightly browned, chipped to foot of spine and corners, with a large tear to foot of rear panel, but with no loss. Internally bright and clean. With ten maps and ten illustrations, as called for. Bridges and Hair, Hakluyt Society, 2/106. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

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The Birds of South America

Braborne, Lord and Chubb, Charles

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: R.H. Porter; John Wheldon and Co. And Taylor and Francis, 1912. Two volumes in one, 1912-1917 - xix, [1], 504pp; [12], 38 plates. Later half morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, authors in gilt to fourth, marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, a couple of small ink spots to sixth panel, slightly rubbed. Minor cracking to inner joints, with a slight crack where the plates start, some browning to edges of title, otherwise internally bright and clean. With double page map and thirty-eight colour plates, the original wrappers of part one of the plate volume are bound in at the rear. Nissen, IVB:129. First Edition. Half Morocco and Cloth. Good+. Illus. by Gronvold, H.. 4to.

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17

Political Philosophy

Brougham, Lord

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge and Chapman and Hall, 1842. Three volumes in four - Volume I - xii, 364pp; Volume II - [2], 365-663pp, [1]; Volume Three - xiv, 393pp, [1] and Volume Four - xix, [1], 426pp. Contemporary half calf and comb pattern marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, matching author label to fourth, volume number in gilt to third. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spines rubbed. Lightly browned throughout, though generally quite bright and clean. First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Samuel Leigh, 1815. [2], xviii, 96pp, plates. Later half roan, smooth back divided into six panels by single gilt rule, title label to second panel. Rebacked and recornered, original spine laid down with small amount of loss, bump to head of lower board, inner joints strengthened. Internally some light browning, plates with light foxing and browning to edges and often to images, but tolerably clean. With hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and fifty uncoloured aquatint plates (as called for). Not in Abbey. First Edition. Half-Leather and Cloth. Good. 4to.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Bickers and Son, 1872. Eight volumes complete - Volume One - xxxviii, [2], 440pp; Volume Two - xxxvi, 619pp, [1]; Volume Three - xxi, [1], 526pp; Volume Four - xix, [1], 544pp; Volume Five - xx, 540pp; Volume Six - xi, [1], 502pp; Volume Seven - ix, [1], 500pp and Volume Eight - [4], 457pp, [1]. Later full polished calf by Zaehnsdorf, semi-raised bands, spine in five unequal panels, morocco running title label to second panel, contrasting title label to the elongated third panel with art nouveau style border and flower, small date label to fifth panel, first panel with flower device, flower head device to fifth, covers with line and scallop frame, flower head corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Spines slightly darkened, some rubbing to extremities, rear joint of volume one worn, slight chipping to head of spines of a couple of volumes, 'crazing' to upper cover of volume three and lower cover of volume eight, small abrasion to upper cover of volume eigh ... Read more

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Browning, Robert

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1939. 38pp, rebound in modern half morocco and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, title in gilt to spine, gilt roll to edges of morocco, decorated endpapers. Externally near fine, internally some very light foxing to half-title and title, text has sporadic light foxing, but is generally fairly clean. Colour frontispiece and black and white line drawings by Rackham. Original upper wrapper bound in at rear. Reprint. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 8vo.

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