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The Shipwreck, a Poem

Falconer, William

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Cadell and Davies et al, 1808. xiv, 135pp, [1]. Contemporary full morocco, raised flat bands, spine in five panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, remaining panels with central flower head with leaves and petals emanating, covers with gilt outer frame made up of two triple fillets enclosing varying flower heads, attractive corner piece tool in gilt, this surrounding a blind inner frame of triple fillet and flower head corner tools, gilt roll to inner edges, a.e.g. Rubbed to extremities, corners bumped and worn. Lightly browned internally, with occasional light foxing, previous owners book plate to front pastedown, previous owners name to reverse of front endpaper. Reprint. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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Edward Lear on My Shelves

Field, Wm. B. Osgood

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Munich: Privately Printed at the Bremer Press, 1923. 455pp, [1], original quarter cloth and boards with original paper label to spine. Spine slightly dulled, label browned, minor splits to joints at head of spine, minor chipping to foot of spine, covers slightly faded to edges, corners bumped. Internally bright and clean. Number one hundred and eight of one hundred and fifty-five copies, 'numbered and signed' according to the colophon, but I can see no evidence of it being signed (presumably as issued?). Printed on Zanders handmade paper by The Bremer Press in Munich, with five hand-coloured double-page landscapes by Annette von Eckardt. First Edition. Quarter Cloth and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Lear, Edward. Folio. Limited Edition.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Howlett and Brimmer, 1825. vi, 72pp, [2], colour plates. Modern rebind in half calf and cloth by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, single rule bordering bands, calf title label to upper cover, a.e.g., new marbled endpapers. Externally near fine, internally some light browning and very light foxing, mainly to page edges and text leaves, plates generally bright and clean. Complete with twenty-five coloured aquatints. Abbey Scenery 20; Tooley 214. First Edition. Half Calf and Cloth. Good+. Illus. by Fielding, T.H.. 4to (Oblong).

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: F.C. And J. Rivington et al, 1813. vii, [1], 113pp, [1]. Full calf, semi-raised bands, four narrow and two wide, spine divided into five unequal panels, title in gilt between panels two, three and four, the remaining with small quadrilobe in the centre, surrounded by elaborate roundel with flower heads, panelled design to covers, double fillet inner panel with fleurons to corners, with wide outer 'doorway' roll as a frame, gilt roll to inner edge, a.e.g. shell pattern marbled endpapers. Covers rubbed, with small amounts of loss to leather and gilt, small hole to head to front joint. Internally a small stain to bottom corner to the first twenty or so pages. Interleaved throughout. Presentation copy from the author to Earl Eldon, with Eldon's bookplate and name to reverse of front marbled endpaper, the author has also copied out the letter to him, from the Bishop of Norwich in justification of his opinions, on the first ten pages of the blanks which have been interleaved. Presentation Copy f ... Read more

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Fitzgerald, Edward (Trans.)

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. Unpaginated. Full vellum, gilt title to spine, elaborate gilt and blue design to upper cover. Covers very slightly soiled, with some minor black marking to foot of lower cover, hint of foxing to spine, lacks ties. Fore-edge foxed, spilling over on to the margins of most text pages, though the plate pages are generally clean, and the actual images are all clean and bright, half-title foxed. Complete with ten tipped-in plates by Bull. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being number 2, signed by Bull to the limitation leaf. Now housed in a cloth, velvet-lined, drop back box, title in gilt to spine. Potter 99. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Full Vellum. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bull, Rene. 4to. Limited Edition.

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Fitzgerald, Edward (Trans.)

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Hodder & Stoughton [124]p, with twenty colour illustrations. Original full vellum, decorated in gilt to spine and upper cover, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, decorative endpapers. Lacks tie, spine lightly rubbed and slightly faded, internally quite bright and clean. With twenty tissue guarded full page illustrations by Dulac as called for. Limited edition of seven hundred and fifty copies signed by Dulac to the limitation leaf, this one being number two hundred and thirty. Signed by Illustrator. First Thus. Full Vellum. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Dulac, Edmund. 4to. Limited Edition.

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Fitzgerald, Edward (Trans.)

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. Unpaginated, original white gilt decorated buckram in glassine DJ, decorative endpapers. DJ creased, chipped to head of front panel with small amount of loss, small tear to head of rear panel. Book very good indeed externally, lightly foxed to edges of text block, internally bright and clean. Housed in the original cream box, decorated and lettered in grey. Uncommon in the DJ and with the box. Potter 131. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Dulac, Edmund. 4to.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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Liverpool?: Big Flame Single-sided poster, approximately 385mm x 500mm, n.d. circa 1975? Slightly browned, a few small chips to edges, with light creasing from old folds, but generally in good order, with attractive bold graphics. Big Flame was a socialist group (1970-1984) largely based on Merseyside, but with other regional groups, the name was taken from a television play written by Jim Allen and directed by Ken Loach. Though quite a small group it produced a newspaper and a wide range of pamphlets. First Edition. Unbound. Good. Elephant Folio. Poster.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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Liverpool?: Big Flame Printed single-sided poster, approximately 290mm x 460mm in size, n.d. early 1970's? Slightly soiled, horizontal crease from old fold to centre. Big Flame was a socialist group (1970-1984) largely based on Merseyside, but with other regional groups, the name was taken from a television play written by Jim Allen and directed by Ken Loach. Though quite a small group it produced a newspaper and a wide range of pamphlets. First Edition. Unbound. Good. Elephant Folio. Poster.

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[Opera] Cum Notis Integris, Variorum

Florus, L.A.; Salmasii, C.L. (Ed)

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1660. [16], 588, [100], 1-46pp. Full vellum, author in ink to spine, covers with central arabesque in blind, overlapping fore-edges. Very slightly rubbed, small stain to head of lower cover. Front inner joint cracked but holding well, lacks ffep, very minor browning, occasional very light staining, previous owners names to front pastedown, with a few notes in ink, but generally quite bright and clean. Engraved title page. Harwood, pg 206; Willems 1258. Reprint. Full Vellum. Good. Illus. by Dalen, C.V.. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: John Wyat and Robert Knaplock and John Harding, 1715. 24pp. Full contemporary morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title to second and third panels, with author to fourth, remaining panels with small sunburst tool, covers with gilt double panel design, fleuron corner pieces, with volute pyramid tool to the middle of each side, inner and outer panels joined by mitre, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., with attractive gilt endpapers, differing slightly. Externally rubbed, with a few small flaws, corners rubbed and bumped, gilt to spine indistinct. Internally an old ink inscription to ffep, the date on the title has been converted from '10' to '26', browned and foxed throughout. Rare, with the Estc showing only two locations worldwide (BL and Delaware), Estc T330. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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The Story of a Red Deer

Fortescue, J.W.

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Macmillan and Co., 1919. vii, [1], 144pp. Rebound in full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to third, remaining panels with double fillet frame, covers with double fillet border, gilt roll to edges, triple fillet to inner edges, a.e.g. Rubbed to extremities, spine slightly faded. Internally quite bright and clean, with an attractive original ink drawing of deer drinking at a lake tipped in onto the reverse of the title.. Reprint. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1934. lvi, 316pp. Original blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame and corner pieces with central ship motif in gilt to covers. Spine dulled, covers slightly rubbed. Edges of text block lightly foxed, internally quite bright and clean. With four maps and one illustration. Bridges and Hair, Hakluyt Society, 2/75. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1939. xxxvi, [2], 224pp. Original blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame and corner pieces with central ship motif in gilt to covers, in DJ. DJ spine faded (as usual), chipped to head of spine with small amount of loss, worn and chipped to top edge, with small nick to bottom edge of rear panel. Internally some light foxing to endpapers and edges of text block, text is clean and quite bright. Presentation copy, from the editor to his cousin. With three maps and five illustrations, as called for. Bridges and Hair, Hakluyt Society, 2/82. Presentation Copy from the Editor. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Various: Various c. 100 memorial cards, including three framed and glazed, dated mainly between 1860 and 1910. Designs include several embossed 'pierced lace' designs, through to later printed and chromolithographic cards. Included amongst many others is a remembrance card for Prince Albert (1861), a funeral ticket for the Duchess of Norfolk (1877) and an attractive folding card in its original black bordered envelope (1907). "The memorial card relied for much of its appeal on the austere extravagance of blind embossing. The process produced an uncoloured relief image of some delicacy ... exploited here for its portrayal of sepultural and monumental images. Tombs, funerary urns, angels and mourning figures appeared as though in marble low-relief ... Embossed cards were also available as pierced 'lace' designs, the low-relief effect being enhanced by removal of the background ... In a further elaboration, cards might be mounted on larger 'frame' cards. These were similarly treated ... Read more

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