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1

The Misfortunes of Elphin

Peacock, Thomas Love

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Newtown: The Gregynog Press, 1928. [4], 119pp, [1]. Original buckram backed patterned cloth, title in gilt to spine. Slightly rubbed to extremities, with minor bump to head of lower board, edges of text block very lightly foxed. Internally bright and clean. Limited edition of two hundred and fifty copies, this being copy ninety-five. Harrop 12. First Edition. Quarter Buckram and Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Bray, Horace Walter. 8vo. Limited Edition.

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Savage Svanetia

Phillipps-Wolley, Clive

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1883. Two volumes complete - Volume One - ix, [3], 272pp and Volume Two - [10], 250pp, 6pp ads. Original decorative cloth, title and author in gilt to spine, upper cover with blocked map of Caucasia with Svanetia in gilt, all within a gilt double fillet border, lower cover with blind stamped bear skin rug. Lightly rubbed to extremities. Internally, front inner joints very slightly weak, light off-setting from frontispieces onto titles, paper flaw to foot of B1 in volume one, otherwise quite bright and clean. Two tissue guarded frontispieces and six other illustrations as called for. Uncommon. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo.

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De Bello Trojano

Dictys Cretensis et Dares Phrygius

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good
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Amstelaedami (Amsterdam): Georgium Gallet, 1702. [118], 316, [8], 88, [60], 246pp, [10]. Full later (c. 1815) morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, authors and title in gilt to second panel, panels with triple fillet frame, covers with triple fillet border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, shell patterned marbled endpapers. Ex-library copy with ink stamp to title, but no other signs. Rubbed to extremities, front joint split but holding well, internally some light browning throughout, occasional chipping to fore-edges, H6 with an old repair to fore-edge, Xx3 and 4 torn to bottom margin. With engraved frontispiece and six plates, title in red and black, red ruled throughout. Binding is by Antoine Chaumont, with his ticket to reverse of front marbled endpaper (at the Foin St. Jacques 18 address), described by Ramsden as "one of the most important of the 1800-1820 binders" (See Ramsden, French Bookbinders pp52/53). Schweiger I:332. First Thus. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo. Ex-Library.

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Epistolarum - Libri X

Plinii, C. (Gaius Plinius Caeacilius Secondus), Pliny; Homer, Henry (Ed)

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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Londini (London): M. Ritchie and J. Sammells, 1790. [6], 484pp, slightly later full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, bands bordered by single gilt rules, covers with single fillet border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., with stormont pattern marbled endpapers. Spine faded, rubbed to extremities especially outer joints and spine ends, corners bumped. Internally quite bright and clean. Ex-library, but no evidence of this. Moss II:497, "very elegant and accurate edition"; Schweiger:810; Dibdin II:333, "this is one of the most beautiful and correct editions of the text of Pliny that has ever appeared". Reprint. Full Morocco. Good. 12mo. Ex-Library.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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Amstaelodami (Amsterdam): Antonium Schonenburg, 1730. [16], 298pp, [16]. Contemporary Dutch vellum gilt prize binding for the Enkhuizen Latin School, smooth spine divided into four panels by gilt double rules, flower head to centre of each panel, covers with double fillet border and large central coat of arms of Enkhuizen. Covers rubbed and a little soiled, small chip to head of front joint, lacks ties. Internally some light browning, small hole in N1 catching the page number, stain to bottom margin of T2 (not affecting text). Complete with frontispiece by G. Schoute, and twenty-seven (including four folding) further engravings by J. Van Vianen, title in red and black. Bound by Meinard Semeins, with his advertisement leaf bound in to rear. The leaf states "Deze en meer andere zoorten van Boeken, zyn tot de minste Prys te bekomen by Meinard Semeins, Boekverkoper op de Zuider Havendyk, te Enchuizen. By deselve wert ook Verbonden, alle soorten van Boeken, in alderhande Banden". This leaf corresponds wi ... Read more

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  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: J. Harding, J. White and J. Mawman, 1808. [6], 4-277pp, [3]. Contemporary half-russian and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt single rules, author and title to second panel, 'Farming Society of Ireland' to sixth panel. Rubbed to extremities, internally one plate is worn and browned to fore-edge due to poor folding, previous owners book label to front pastedown and name to head of title, occasional pencil lines and marginalia, but otherwise quite clean and bright. With eight plates (three folding). Second Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: John Stockdale, 1813. Two volumes complete - Volume One - xi, [1], 303pp, [1] and Volume Two - viii, 296pp. Contemporary full calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title labels to second panel, volume number in gilt to fifth, old private library labels to third. Chipped with small amount of loss to spine ends, rubbed, rear joint of volume one is split, holding on cords, but weak. Internally some off-setting from plates, some marginal soiling, previous owners name to head of title, with armorial ink stamp to front pastedowns, but generally fairly bright and clean. With forty-one aquatint and colour plates (as called for), including two folding. First published in 1809. Abbey Travel 13 (1st edition); Tooley 383; Howgego II:487-8; Nerhood 141 (1st edition); Colas 2407 (Four Swedish costumes and twenty-seven Russian - 1st edition); Brunet IV:828. Second Edition. Full Calf. Good. 4to.

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What An Outrage!

[Political Poster] Conservative Party Poster

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Conservative Central Office Conservative party political poster, n.d. circa 1906? Full colour, 710mm x 500mm. Central fold, with slight creasing to edges, but generally bright and clean. Presumably a comment on disestablishment. Not in the Bodleian CPA Poster Collection. First Edition. Unbound. Good+. Illus. by M.A.. Elephant Folio (Oblong). Poster.

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9

The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1911. [10], 9-84pp, [4]. Original boards. Title to spine, title to head of upper cover, with author and publisher to foot, between is an on laid arch-shaped picture of Timmy Tiptoes, illustrated endpapers. Very slightly rubbed, gift inscription in ink opposite dedication page, otherwise internally quite bright and clean. Variant in brown boards. With a frontispiece and twenty-six full page colour illustrations (as called for). The first or second impression, which are identical, with the title dated 1911. Quinby 20, Linder, pages 208-209. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Potter, Beatrix. 24mo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1917. [7], 52pp, [2], original boards. Title to spine, title to head of upper cover, author and publisher to foot, in between is a rectangular panel with rounded corners into which an illustration of Appley Dappley is laid on, illustrated endpapers. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, page forty-four is slightly rubbed, otherwise internally bright and clean. Frontispiece and fourteen full page illustrations in colour (as called for). Now housed in a velvet lined, cloth drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title to spine, title and author to upper cover with the illustration from the front cover of the book replicated onto the front cover of the box. Box is very slightly rubbed to extremities. Quinby 23 (with the endpapers matching plates XII and XIV), Linder, pages 225-239. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Potter, Beatrix. 24mo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1909. [7], 8-84pp, [2]. Original boards in DJ, illustrated endpapers. Original glassine DJ, price to foot of spine, with text to rear panel and flaps. Large closed tear across the front panel and spine with very minor chipping to edges. Title to spine, title to head of upper cover, with author and publisher to foot, in between is a triangle with rounded points and curved edges, inside which is pasted a colour illustration of rabbits. Covers very slightly faded, very minor rubbing. Internally quite bright and clean. With a frontispiece and twenty-six full page colour illustrations (as called for). Now housed in a velvet lined, cloth drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title to spine, title and author to upper cover, with the illustration from the front cover of the book replicated on the upper cover of the box. The first three impressions all have 1909 on the title page, the illustration on page 14 does not have the notice board, indicating a third impression (see L ... Read more

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The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1911. [8], 8-84pp, [4]. Original boards. Title to spine, title to head of upper cover, with author and publisher to foot, between is an on laid arch-shaped picture of Timmy Tiptoes, illustrated endpapers. Very slightly rubbed, internally quite bright and clean. With a frontispiece and twenty-six full page colour illustrations (as called for). The first or second impression, which are identical, with the title dated 1911. Quinby 20, Linder, pages 208-209. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Potter, Beatrix. 24mo.

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The Tale of Pigling Bland

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1913. [8], 7-93pp, [3]. Original boards in glassine DJ. Maroon boards, title to spine, stamped in white with title to head of upper cover and author to foot, in between is a rectangular panel into which is pasted a colour illustration of Pigling Bland. DJ very slightly chipped and creased, with a couple of tiny tears. Internally quite bright and clean. Frontispiece and fourteen full page colour illustrations (as called for). Quinby 22, Linder, pages 213-217. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Potter, Beatrix. 24mo.

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The Tale of Mr Tod

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1912. [6], 7-93pp, [1], original boards in part-printed glassine DJ, illustrated endpapers. Title in brown to head of upper cover, author to foot, between is an illustrated paper label showing a fox, all within a brown single rule frame, title to spine. DJ's front panel is blank, price to foot of spine, with details of other Potter books to rear panel and flaps. Spine is slightly browned, minor rubbing to extremities, with a very small split to head of rear outer joint, internally one or two very minor spots of foxing, generally clean and bright. DJ is slightly browned, chipped to spine ends and corners, with a small hole to centre of spine, rear panel has a closed tear with some loss to head, just catching the printed review. Frontispiece and fourteen full page colour illustrations (as called for). Now housed in a velvet lined drop back cloth box made by Temple Bookbinders, with title in black to spine and again to upper cover, with the illustration of the fox from the fr ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd. [9], 8-52pp, [4], original boards in DJ, n.d. but 1922. Red boards, stamped in white, upper cover with rectangular paper label showing a rabbit in a dress pushing a wheelbarrow down a hole, spine stamped with title in white, pictorial endpapers. Glassine DJ chipped to spine ends and top edge of lower panel, slightly chipped to corners, but generally complete. Pages lightly browned, previous owners name to head of half title, otherwise fairly bright and clean. With the correct endpapers, see Quinby 26; Linder, page 430. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Potter, Beatrix. 24mo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1917. [9], 8-52pp, [4], original boards in DJ. Title to spine, title to head of upper cover, author and publisher to foot, in between is a rectangular panel with rounded corners into which an illustration of Appley Dappley is laid on, illustrated endpapers. Glassine DJ is in two parts, with panels and flaps largely intact with small amounts of loss, but the spine absent. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, previous owners name to head of half-title, pages lightly browned, otherwise internally clean. Frontispiece and fourteen full page illustrations in colour (as called for). Quinby 23 (with the endpapers matching plates XII and XIV), Linder, pages 225-239. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Potter, Beatrix. 24mo.

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17

Equal Rites

Pratchett, Terry

London: Victor Gollancz in Association with Colin Smythe, 1987. 200pp, original buckram in DJ. Bright and clean. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Mixed Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1804. Three volumes complete - Volume One (Third edition) - xxvii, [1], 452pp; Volume Two - (Second edition) - xvi, 477pp, [3] and Volume Three - (First edition) - lxx, [2], 674pp, [6]. Contemporary full tree calf, smooth backs, divided into six panels by gilt rules, morocco title label to second panel, volume number to fourth, remaining panels with gilt quadrilobe to centre, greek key roll to ends, gilt roll to edges. Rubbed, especially to outer joints and corners. Internally some light browning and spotting throughout, but tolerably clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedowns. Mixed edition of Pratt's English gleanings, originally published as the fourth volume of his Welsh Gleanings, here revised and expanded. Mixed Edition. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: T.N. Longman and L.B. Seeley, 1795. Three volumes complete - Volume One - lxxii, [2], 410pp; Volume Two - xvi, 535pp, [1] and Volume Three - xii, 439pp, [1]. Contemporary full speckled calf, smooth backs divided into six panels by gilt rules, morocco title label to second panel, morocco volume label to fourth. Rubbed, minor chipping to spine ends, small hole to foot of spine of volume two, corners bumped. Internally some light browning and dust-staining, but generally fairly clean and bright, previous owners armorial book plate to front pastedowns. Presentation copy, with 'from the author' to titles in volumes one and two. A portrait from a later edition has been inserted to volume one (no portrait called for in this edition). Complete in itself, but a fourth volume, 'Gleanings in England', was issued in 1799. Pratt, Samuel Jackson [pseud. Courtney Melmoth] (1749-1814), writer and actor ... Pratt's voluminous works ... assume many forms ... Among his efforts at landscape poetry are ... Read more

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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Dublin: Executors of David Hay, Assignee of the Late Boulter Grierson, 1773. Common Prayer WITH Companion to the Altar WITH Psalms - a-b8, A-Oo8; A-C8; A-E8. Contemporary full morocco, smooth back, divided into six panels, with varying centre pieces and corner pieces, covers with gilt greek key border, double panel design and flower corner pieces, gilt roll to edges, a.e.g. with combed marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, spine faded, corners worn. Lightly browned internally, signature Z lightly foxed, small nick to bottom margin of M4, with a small newspaper cutting stitched to Q2v, previous owners names to ffep. Includes the 'Irish Rebellion' prayers. The binding is almost certainly Irish. Griffith 1773 (6). Reprint. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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