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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: J. Humfreys for William Hinchliffe, 1717. [45], 10-396pp. Near contemporary full morocco, raised bands, spine in seven panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining with gilt central lozenge tool and volute corner pieces, covers bordered by gilt double fillet, gilt panel design with mitred corners, lozenge tools to corners and pyramid volute tool to middle of each side of the outer panel, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. with dutch curl marbled endpapers. Externally slightly rubbed, with minor bumping to corners. Internally browned throughout, occasionally heavily, though generally tolerable. From the Earl of Macclesfield's library, with his bookplate to front pastedown and the usual blindstamps to title and first page. Thirteen copies worldwide on Estc. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: S. Palmer, 1723. xxviii, 540pp, plates. Contemporary full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, later gilt title to second panel, rebacked with original spine laid on. Rubbed, small amount of loss to foot of front and rear covers. Internally lightly browned, occasional light soiling, mainly to fore-edge margin, folding plates often reinforced to folds at rear, plate xii silked. Engraved frontispiece and twenty-nine plates (thirteen folding) as called for, title in red and black, with list of subscribers, lacks the 'directions to the binder' slip. Lowndes 1304 (for the second edition). First Edition. Full Calf. Good. 4to.

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3
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Author, 1805. x, 460pp, [2], full straight grain morocco, semi-raised bands, spine in six panels, title to second panel, bands bordered by gilt rules, covers with single fillet border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally very lightly browned, but generally clean. Presentation copy from the author to Earl Eldon, 'With the Author's most humble and sincere respects', with Eldon's name and bookplate to pastedown and ffep. Presentation Copy from the Author. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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4

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. [4], 365pp, [1]. Rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, date in gilt to foot of spine, all panels with gilt double fillet border, covers framed with crossing single fillet, small flower tool to corners, gilt roll to edges with gilt decoration to inner dentelles repeated from the front cover, a.e.g., with a fore edge painting. Externally fine, internally very lightly browned but clean. Now housed in a watered silk lined drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with the phoenix from the original boards replicated on the front cover of the box and a new paper label to spine. Number thirty of one thousand copies, signed by Lawrence to limitation leaf. This copy with a fore edge painting by Martin Frost of Lady Chatterley and Mellors. With the correct typographical errors, correct chain lines and no paper watermark. Roberts A42a; Gertzman 1.1.a. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Moro ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Duckworth and Co., 1914. [6], 310pp, 20pp adverts. Rebound in half morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, author label to fourth, marbled endpapers. Externally very good, internally lightly browned, light foxing to edges of text block and very occasionally to text, small hole to upper margin of B1, but generally clean. First edition with the twenty page catalogue. Roberts A6. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: T. M'Lean, 1841. Engraved title, list of subjects and twenty-five plates. Publishers quarter morocco and moire cloth, title and author in gilt to spine and upper cover, primrose endpapers. Recased, rubbed, corners bumped. Internally occasional spots of foxing, but generally fairly bright and clean. Complete with lithographic vignette title and twenty-five full-page tinted lithographs, with list of subscribers laid in. Abbey states there were two hundred and nine subscribers, including Queen Victoria, but there are only one hundred and fifty-nine listed on the subscriber sheet. Field noting that "these lithographs which were done by Lear on what was apparently his first visit to Rome in 1841, are excellent examples of his skill. They are also characteristic of the best type of landscape drawing of that period and if he had retained the same freshness in his work throughout his life, his name as an artist would be better known today" (Field, page 118). Tooley 294; Abbey Travel 183 and Fiel ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: W. Tweedie, 1862. viii, 216pp, original green ribbed cloth, title and author in gilt to spine, primrose endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, corners bumped, small repair to head of spine. Lightly browned with sporadic light damp staining mainly to margins, previous owners name to front pastedown (George Henson - presumably related to the W. Henson in the list of subscribers). Leatherland was Secretary of Kettering Chartists for a short period. Uncommon. First Edition. Hardback. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1946. xxxv, [1], 325pp, [1]. Original blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame and corner pieces with central ship motif in gilt to cover. Spine slightly dulled, foxing to edges of text block. Internally some light foxing, mainly to margins, but occasionally to text. Bridges and Hair, Hakluyt Society, 2/94. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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The Novels of Charles Lever

[Lever, Charles]

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Downey and Co., 1897. Thirty-seven volumes complete. Uniform full calf by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco author label to second panel, title label to fourth and volume label to sixth, remaining panels gilt with central flower inside a roundel and flowery stem corner pieces, covers with triple fillet border with shamrock corner pieces, gilt rule to edges and gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. with marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, a couple of volumes with scrapes and knocks, occasional discolouring to leather, one or two small bumps. Internally occasional very minor spotting but generally bright and clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedowns. With black and white and colour plates throughout, by Phiz and Cruikshank. Volume one has an autograph letter signed by Lever tipped in before the general title. Limited de Luxe edition, one hundred copies, this being number thirty-eight. With A.L.S.. First Thus. Full Calf. Very Good. Illus. by Browne, Hablot K. (Phiz) ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: Geoffrey Bles and The Bodley Head, 1950. Seven volumes complete, published between 1950-1956, comprising, "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe", (1950), 172pp, [2]; "Prince Caspian", (1951), 194pp, [2]; "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader", (1952), 223pp, [1]; "The Silver Chair", (1953), 217pp, [1]; "The Horse and His Boy", (1954), 199pp, [1]; "The Magician's Nephew", (1955), 183pp, [1] and "The Last Battle", (1956), 184pp. Rebound in full purple goatskin by Temple Bookbinders, smooth back, vellum title / author label to spine and small vellum date label to foot, covers with single fillet border, gilt to inner dentelles, a.e.g., attractive Chiyogami endpapers. Externally the spines have dulled, internally one or two spots of foxing, but generally bright and clean. Housed in a velvet lined white buckram slipcase. Hooper A20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27 and 29 respectively. First Edition. Full Goatskin. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Baynes, Paul ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. 172pp, [4], rebound in full goatskin by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth with date to foot, covers with single fillet border, inner edges with triple fillet, a.e.g. Externally near fine, internally the colour frontispiece has a light water stain to top edge, which has offset slightly onto the top edge of the title, otherwise bright and clean. Hooper 21. First Edition. Full Goatskin. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Baynes, Pauline. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: Bernard Quaritch, 1888. xxii, 179pp, [1]. Original quarter morocco and cloth, smooth back with title in gilt to spine, t.e.g. Spine faded and rubbed, chipped to spine ends with some loss, corners bumped. Edges of text block foxed, with occasional light foxing to text, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown (Welbeck Abbey), with long gift inscription to the Duke of Portland to ffep. First Edition. Quarter Morocco and Cloth. Good. 4to.

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Confessions of an Oxonian

[Little, Thomas]; [Findlay, J.]

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London: J. J. Stockdale, 1826. Three volumes complete - Volume One - [2], ii, viii, xii, (7)-212; Volume Two - [2], (5)-243pp, [1] and Volume Three - [2], (5)-284pp. Contemporary half-calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, matching volume label to fourth, gilt rules either side of bands. Rubbed to extremities, corners slightly bumped and worn, small repair to head of spine of volume one, repair to front hinge and third panel of spine of volume three. Internally some light browning, occasional light foxing, plates trimmed with some off-setting. Complete with thirty-six hand-coloured plates (eleven in volume one, twelve in volume two and thirteen in volume three). The Cohn, Fattorini and Sir Robert Johnson Eden copy, with Cohn's address label to front pastedown and his Cruikshank designed bookplate to front marbled endpaper of volume one, bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden to front marbled endpaper of volume one, with the Fattorini bookplate to front marbled endpape ... Read more

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Confessions of an Oxonian

[Little, Thomas]; [Findlay, J.]

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London: J. J. Stockdale, 1826. Three volumes complete - Volume One - [2], viii, xii, ii, (7)-212, 2pp; Volume Two - [2], (5)-243pp, [1] and Volume Three - [2], (5)-284pp. Later full calf by Riviere, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting volume label to third, remaining with central floral device surrounded by dots in a lozenge with small volute corner pieces, covers with triple fillet border, ruled to edges, roll to inner edges, all in gilt, a.e.g. Slightly rubbed to extremities, but generally bright and clean. Internally some light browning, occasional light foxing, plates trimmed with some off-setting. Previous owner's (George Seton Veitch) armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Complete with thirty-six hand-coloured plates (eleven in volume one, twelve in volume two and thirteen in volume three), now housed in a cloth slipcase. An attractive set of an uncommon work. Cordeaux and Merry University 4731; Abbey Scenery 281. First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good ... Read more

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Harding, Mavor and Lepard, 1823. Twelve volumes complete, bound from the parts which were separately paginated, half morocco and cloth over boards, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, volume number and dates to fourth, remaining panels with gilt volute frames, a.e.g. Spines slightly dulled, some rubbing to extremities, couple of small bumps to edges, lower cover of volume six stained. Internally occasional light foxing, mainly to engravings, occasionally heavier, but generally quite clean, gift inscription in pen to head of one of the text leaves, Bolingbroke (who should be in volume ten) is in volume eleven. Each volume with twenty engraved plates, for a total of two hundred and forty as called for, each plate is accompanied by a brief biographical essay of varying lengths. Reprint. Half-morocco and Cloth. Good. 4to.

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The Golden Legend

Longfellow, H.W.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. viii, 153pp, [1]. Original full vellum, title in gilt to spine and upper cover, upper cover with gilt castle design, t.e.g., original ties. Gilt to spine rubbed, bright to upper cover, covers very lightly soiled. Very light foxing to fore-edge of text block, text and plates bright and clean, two plates creased to corners. Complete with twenty-five tissue guarded tipped in plates. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being copy 67, signed by the illustrator Sidney Meteyard. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Full Vellum. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Meteyard, Sidney H.. 4to.

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  • Book condition: Good
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London: John Harding, 1812. [9], 10-105pp, [1], plates. Half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, divided into six panels with gilt rules, title lettered direct to second panel, remaining panels with small lozenge shaped tool to centre. Recently rebacked, rubbed to extremities, corners bumped. Some light browning to text and the uncoloured plates, some browning to joints of folding plates, occasional light spotting, a few neat marginal repairs, but generally fairly bright and clean. Plate twenty-two (a plan) has a small amount of loss to corner not affecting image, the final plate has been bound in upside down. With half-title and thirty-eight erratically numbered plates and plans (with ten hand-coloured, four of which are folding). Though the title page calls for forty plates, the work is complete with thirty-eight (as explained on page twelve). Some mispagination, with pages 7/8 and 17/18 being skipped, with pages 59/60 doubled. J.[ohn] C.[laudius] Loudon, (1783 - 1843) was a Scottish botanist, ... Read more

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