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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: George Allen and Unwin, 1967. 110pp, [2], original laminated boards. Laminate very slightly lifting to spine / upper cover, but no other cracking or lifting, very minor rubbing to extremities. A few light spots of foxing internally, but generally bright and clean and nicer than is usually found.. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Simeon, Michel. 4to.

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Dirty Beasts

Dahl, Roald

London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. [32], original laminated boards. Very minor scratching to covers, title, first and last page of text very lightly foxed, otherwise quite bright and clean. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Fawcett, Rosemary. 4to.

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Fantastic Mr Fox

Dahl, Roald

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. [8], 62pp, [2]. Cloth over boards, morocco back with morocco inlaid design of Mr Fox by Temple Bookbinders to upper cover, title and author in gilt to spine, new endpapers. Externally very good indeed, internally a couple of spots of foxing to the first page, otherwise bright and clean. DJ is bound in at the rear. First Edition (US). Hardback. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Chaffin, Donald. 8vo.

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The Gremlins

Dahl, Roald

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Collins, 1944. [52], original quarter cloth and boards in DJ, decorative endpapers. DJ chipped to spine ends with loss to head and more seriously to the foot, creased and slightly chipped to edges and spine, corners chipped. Inner joints repaired with cloth, text is quite bright and clean. The first edition with the correct price of $1.00 to DJ (BMC April 2002). First Edition. Quarter Cloth and Boards. Good/Fair. 4to.

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Novum Testamentum Graecum

Dakins, Guielmo Whitfield (Ed)

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
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Londini (London): Andreae Wilson, 1808. [4], 432pp. Slightly later full russian calf, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt rolls, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels with central rectangular gilt device, covers with gilt single fillet border. Slightly rubbed to extremities, with small chip to head of upper joint. Internally quite bright and clean, with Earl Eldon's name and bookplate to front pastedown. Text printed in double column and in Greek. First Thus. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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Sermons

Darnell, W.N.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: F.C. And J. Rivington, 1816. xii, 382pp, full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with central cross from which emanate flower head and leaf tools in blind, bands bordered with gilt rules, date to foot in gilt, covers with double fillet border, all edges marbled. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally fairly bright and clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his name and bookplate to reverse of front endpaper. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: F.C. And J. Rivington, 1804. [2], iv, 528pp, vii, [1]. Slightly later full russian calf, smooth spine divided into six panels by gilt rules, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels with central quadrilobe device, covers with gilt single fillet border. Spine faded, abrasion to bottom portion of upper cover, corners bumped. Internally quite bright and clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his name and bookplate to front pastedown. Second Edition. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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8
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: John Stockdale, 1804. Two volumes complete - Volume One - viii, 405pp, [1] and Volume Two - v, [1], 456pp. Rebound in modern half morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, author label to fourth, volume number in gilt to third, all panels framed with gilt double fillet, all edges marbled. Externally very good indeed. Internally lightly browned throughout, some light offsetting from engravings with occasional light foxing. Engraved frontispiece and title page to each volume, and thirteen plates called for (plus an extra plate not called for) between the two volumes. Large paper copy, with a Life of Defoe by Chalmers. Stothard, Thomas (1755-1834), painter and book illustrator, "many of his illustrations were for reissues, as in his celebrated illustrations for John Stockdale's edition of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe in 1790 (a sketch for Robinson Crusoe Building his Canoe is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) and it is clear that ... Read more

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: T. Fisher Unwin xv, [1], 289pp, [11], n.d. circa 1900. Original decorative cloth, a.e.g. Slightly rubbed to extremities, corners worn, spine slightly faded. Internally some light foxing to endpapers and fore edge, text quite bright and clean. Reprint. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Kauffman. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Macmillan and Co., 1903. Sixteen finely executed illustrations, mounted and protected by part-printed paper overlays, contained in a later, half-calf, silk lined portfolio. The portfolio has raised bands, spine in four panels, panels bordered with gilt single rule, volute corner pieces, title in gilt to second panel, illustrators to third, place and date to fourth, silk ties to each edge. Rubbed to extremities, spine very slightly faded. Title page chipped and quite heavily repaired, slightly grubby with several small closed tears, the list of illustrations leaf is again chipped, with repairs to edges. The part-printed overlays are lightly foxed and browned to edges, chipped to top edges, one or two spots of foxing to the mounts, the illustrations are all bright and clean. For the Detmolds, see Houfe, page 115. First Edition. Plates Loose in Folder. Good+. Illus. by Detmold, Maurice and Detmold, Edward. Elephant Folio.

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The Fables of Aesop

Detmold, Edward

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. [204]p including twenty-five tipped-in illustrations. Rebound in half morocco and marbled paper over boards, two raised bands, spine in three uneven panels, title and illustrator in gilt to second panel, bands bordered with gilt single rule, t.e.g. Externally very good indeed. Internally some small red flecks to first contents page, two crease marks to one of the illustrations, otherwise quite bright and clean. With twenty-five illustrations by Detmold (two more than the trade edition). Limited edition of seven hundred and fifty copies, this is copy two hundred and seventy-eight, signed by Detmold to limitation leaf. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Detmold, Edward. Folio. Limited Edition.

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Our Mutual Friend

Dickens, Charles

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. Two volumes complete - Volume One - xi, [1], 320pp and Volume Two - vii, [1], 309pp, [1]. Later half calf and marbled paper over boards, semi-raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, volume label to third (matching to first volume, contrasting to second volume), remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces and central fleuron, with two small roundels to left and right, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Spines faded, volume label to volume one slightly chipped, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally an occasional hint of foxing, small closed tear to frontispiece, but generally fairly bright and clean. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns (Walter Flinn). Extra-illustrated with four pasted in plates by Chas. Pears. Bound from the parts with stab holes visible, and an advert for the book, printed on blue paper like the covers of the parts, is bound in at the front. See Smith pages 107-110. First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. Illus. by St ... Read more

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Bleak House

Dickens, Charles

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853. xvi, 624pp, plates. Later half calf and marbled paper over boards, bound from the parts, semi-raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, author label to third, remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces, small fleuron to centre and small roundels to top, bottom and sides, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, rubbed to extremities. Slightly browned internally, plates often oxidised to edges with some minor foxing, but generally better than often found. With frontispiece, additional vignette title and thirty-eight plates, including ten 'dark' plates by Phiz. The first edition, bound from the parts with the stab holes often visible, with the typographical errors and the five line errata. (see Smith pages 81-84). First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Browne, H.K. (Phiz). 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Thus
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846. xii, 311pp, [1]. Original cloth, decorative gilt spine, wreath design in gilt to upper cover, in blind to lower, within blind stamped border, primrose endpapers. Spine faded, covers slightly faded, slightly rubbed and bumped and spine slightly cocked. Internally the text is fairly bright and clean, plates with usual browning to edges and occasionally to image, two with marginal tears. Uncommon one volume edition of Oliver Twist, with twenty-four Cruikshank plates, originally published in parts. See Smith, page 37. First Thus. Hardback. Good. Illus. by Cruikshank, George. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1906. viii, 167pp, [1], contemporary full vellum by Chivers of Bath, in one of their characteristic painted vellucent bindings, smooth spine divided into three unequal panels with hand painted designs to first and third panel, title to second, third panel with mother of pearl inlay, upper cover with vignette within a border after Brock's illustration opposite page 18, another mother of pearl inlay beneath, with the title with a border beneath, within a decorated panel enclosed with a single gilt rule, t.e.g. Boards very slightly splayed, spine very slightly dulled, fore edge of text block lightly soiled, previous owners gift inscription to ffep, text slightly browned, but generally clean. With eight full page colour illustrations by Brock. Signed in gilt to lower turn in 'Cedric Chivers Bath'. For Charles Edmund Brock see Houfe, page 75. An attractive example of a Chivers binding. Reprint. Full Vellum. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Brock, C.[harles] E.[dmund]. 12mo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1906. viii, 171pp, [1], contemporary full vellum by Chivers of Bath, in one of their characteristic painted vellucent bindings, smooth spine divided into three unequal panels with hand painted designs to first and third panel, title to second, third panel with mother of pearl inlay, upper cover with vignette within a border after Brock's frontispiece illustration, another mother of pearl inlay beneath, with the title with a border beneath, within a decorated panel enclosed with a single gilt rule, t.e.g. Boards very slightly splayed, spine very slightly dulled, fore edge of text block lightly soiled, text slightly browned with occasional light foxing, but generally clean. With eight full page colour illustrations by Brock. Signed in gilt to lower turn in 'Cedric Chivers Bath'. For Charles Edmund Brock see Houfe, page 75. An attractive example of a Chivers binding. Reprint. Full Vellum. Good+. Illus. by Brock, C.[harles] E.[dmund]. 12mo.

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Sketches By Boz

Dickens, Charles

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. viii, 526pp, plates. Later half calf and marbled paper over boards, raised flat bands, spine in five panels, title label to second panel, gilt to bands, marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, marbled paper over boards rubbed and scuffed. Inner joints reinforced, hint of foxing to edges of text block, occasional very light damp staining, a few plates are lightly browned, but generally fairly clean. Lacks half-title. The first collected edition with forty plates by George Cruikshank. Smith, page 16, Cohn 234. First Thus. Half Calf and Boards. Good. Illus. by Cruikshank, George. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. xvi, [2], 624pp, plates. Later half-calf and marbled paper over boards from the parts, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, contrasting author label to third, remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces, flower head centre piece with small roundels to top, bottom, left and right, marbled endpapers. Spine faded, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally the plates often have the usual browning to edges, but generally fairly bright and clean. Bound from the original parts, several of the plates (twenty) are bound in twice, several covers from the parts are bound in at the rear, with a couple of the Dombey Advertisers. Extra-illustrated with both sets of the portraits (twelve portraits) of the characters, again illustrated by Phiz, with the original wrappers bound in to rear. Bound by Palmer Howe and Co. of Manchester. See Smith, pages 70-73 . First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Browne, H.K. (Phiz). 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. xiv, [2], 609pp, [1], plates. Later full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, leather title label to second panel, contrasting author label to third and matching illustrator label to fifth, remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces, flower head centre piece with roundels to top, bottom, left and right, covers with single fillet border, marbled endpapers. Spine faded, slightly rubbed to extremities, internally quite bright and clean, page of manuscript notes on the plates bound in at the front. With forty-three tissue-guarded plates by Phiz, Buss and Seymour, this copy extra-illustrated with a further thirty-two plates by 'Sam Weller' (J. Onwhyn). Bound by Palmer Howe and Co of Manchester. With all except the first (only found in one copy) first issue points from Hatton and Cleaver, but without the variations to Hatton and Cleaver in Smith. See Smith, pages 20-27. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. Illus. by R. Seymour, Phiz, Buss and Onwhyn. 8vo.

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Little Dorrit

Dickens, Charles

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. xiv, 625pp, [1]. Full calf, raised flat bands, spine in five panels, title label to second panel, gilt to bands, gilt single fillet bordering a volute roll to covers, marbled endpapers with all edges marbled. Slightly rubbed to extremities, small splits to head and foot of front joint. Internally text is fairly bright and clean, plates have the usual browning to edges with some minor offsetting. With forty illustrations by Phiz, including eight 'dark' plates. Originally published in parts from December 1855-June 1857, and in book form in May 1857. First Edition. Full Calf. Good. Illus. by Browne, H.K. (Phiz). 8vo.

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