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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Heinemann, 1910. Two volumes complete - Volume I - Rhinegold, ix, [1], 159pp, [1], thirty-four colour illustrations tipped on to brown paper and Volume II - Siegfried, (published in 1911), ix, [1], 181pp, [3], thirty colour illustrations tipped on to brown paper. Original full vellum, gilt to spines and upper covers, t.e.g. Spine of Rhinegold slightly rubbed and faded, Siegfried lacks tie, some light spotting to covers, some off setting from brown paper to next text leaf, but generally quite bright and clean. Each illustration with titled tissue guard. Rhinegold is number two hundred and fifty-one of eleven hundred copies, Siegfried is number five hundred and eighty-eight, both signed by Rackham to limitation leaf. Both housed in a leather entry cloth slipcase . Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Full Vellum. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to. Limited Edition.

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The Compleat Angler

Walton, Izaak

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1931. 224pp, publishers original full morocco, title, illustrator and fish device in gilt to spine, repeated to upper cover within a double fillet border, t.e.g., illustrated endpapers. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, internally bright and clean. With twelve full-page tissue guarded plates by Rackham (as called for). Reprint. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to.

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3
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: George G. Harrop & Co., 1931. [6], 5-223pp, [1], original full morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine in six panels, title to second panel, illustrator to third, remaining panels with central fish device, all in gilt. Covers with outer double fillet bordering roll and single fillet frame, fish corner pieces joined by dotted roll and an inner single fillet frame, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, t.e.g., marbled endpapers, probably Cockerell. Very minor rubbing to covers, very small patches of blackening to edges, otherwise bright and clean. Previous owners book plate to front pastedown (Daniel Dougal). Frontispiece and eleven full page, colour, tissue guarded plates by Rackham. This copy being one of about twelve specially bound presentation copies with an original full page ink and watercolour sketch by Rackham, opposite the limitation leaf, this being copy number 3, showing 'Walton admiring the charms of the milkmaid'. Housed in a fleece lined cloth slipcase (with some wear to extre ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Bath: Richard Cruttwell, 1814. Two sermons bound as one - 'Divine Providence', 23pp, [1]; 'Divine Favour', 23pp, [1]. Half vellum and paper over boards, smooth back, title in gilt to spine, with diaper pattern gilt decoration to head and tail of spine, gilt crown to middle of covers, a.e.g., blue endpapers. Slightly rubbed, internally lightly browned but generally clean. The first title has 'Warner's Sermon on the Peace 1814' to head of title. The second title was a sermon published to aid a fund for the benefit of the families of the British soldiers who died at Waterloo, the total of the collection is noted to the foot of the title (98 pounds and four shillings). From the library of Earl Eldon, with his bookplate to reverse of front endpaper. Presentation copy from the author, 'To the Right Honourable Lord Eldon with the profoundest respects of the author'. Both pamphlets are uncommon, the first named at Ox only on COPAC, the second not found on COPAC. Presentation Copy ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Bath: Richard Cruttwell, 1817. [2], xii, [13]-66pp, bound in half vellum and paper over boards, smooth back, title in gilt to spine, with diaper pattern in gilt to head and tail, gilt crown to covers, a.e.g. and gauffered. Small scrape to upper cover, slightly rubbed, internally bright and clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his bookplate and name to reverse of front endpaper. Though Warner is probably better known for his topographical works, he was an opponent of Evangelicalism and Catholic emancipation (see ODNB). First Edition. Half Vellum and Boards. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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Bath: Richard Cruttwell, 1826. vi, [2], cxlviii, [3], 152-280pp, ciii, [1], plates. Rebound in modern half calf and comb pattern marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, bands bordered with gilt single rule, all edges marbled. Externally near fine. Internally some light browning and occasional spot of foxing, small round damp stain to bottom margin of Mm and Nn, with small hole to Nn1, but the text is generally quite bright and clean. Plates foxed and browned to edges, damp stain to corner (outside of plate mark), images generally clean. With twenty plates (one coloured) as called for. Lowndes 2845. First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. Folio.

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Ten Thousand A Year

[Warren, Samuel]

  • Edition: First Edition
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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1841. Three volumes complete - Volume One - viii, 403pp, [1]; Volume Two - [4], 391pp, [1] and Volume Three - [4], 429pp, [3]. Later full polished calf by Riviere, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting author / volume label to third, remaining panels with gilt central quadrilobe and volute corner pieces, triple fillet border to covers, with roundel corner pieces, gilt rules to edges, gilt roll to inner edges, a.e.g., with maroon endpapers. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, a couple of minor scuffs to covers. Internally lightly browned, but clean. The Foyle copy, with the Beeleigh Abbey book plate to each front pastedown, an attractive set. Wolff 7072. First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. 8vo.

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The Art of the House

Watson, Rosamund Marriott

  • Edition: First Edition
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London: George Bell and Sons, 1897. xii, 185pp, [3]. Very slightly later full morocco by the Guild of Women Binders, smooth back, title in gilt to spine, upper cover with gilt triple fillet border with flower head corner pieces, central double fillet lozenge with the letters L.H. to centre, surrounded by two leafy stems, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, minor rubbing to extremities, internally there is a gift inscription to ffep, otherwise fairly bright and clean. For the Guild of Women Bookbinders see Tidcombe, 'Women Book-Binders', Chapter Six. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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Comoediae

Weise, Carolus Herm. (Ed); Plautus; M. Accii Plauti

  • Edition: Reprint
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Londini (London): Williams and Norgate, 1847. Two volumes complete - lviii, [2], 531pp, [1] and Volume Two - [2], 574pp. Later full-calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco author label to second panel, contrasting morocco volume label to third, remaining with elongated volute and flower head rolls with central device, covers with single fillet border, marbled endpapers with all edges marbled. Slightly chipped to head of spines with small amount of loss, worn to outer joints, with some minor scraping to covers, internally lightly browned with sporadic minor foxing, but generally fairly clean. Small ink stamp to reverse of title, possibly an ex-library stamp. Reprint. Full Calf. Good. 8vo. ?Ex-Library.

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Hunting with the Eskimos

Whitney, Harry

  • Edition: First Edition (US)
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New York: The Century Co., 1911. xiv, 453pp, [1], original cloth, title blocked in black to spine and upper cover. Very minor wear to extremities, internally quite bright and clean. With sixty-four photographic illustrations and a folding map (as called for). Dedicated and signed by the author to the rear endpaper. Signed by Author. First Edition (US). Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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The Remaking of Russia

Wiedenfeld, Kurt

  • Edition: First Edition
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London: The Labour Publishing Company, 1924. xi, [1], 116pp, original boards, title in red to spine and upper cover. Worn to foot of spine and upper right corner with some loss, covers lightly stained, small split to head of lower joint but holding well. Internally some light browning to endpapers and pastedowns, otherwise fairly bright. Grierson calls it "a good account of how Russia recovered from the Civil War, and of Bolshevik institutions and organisation". Grierson, page 12. First Edition. Hardback. Good. 12mo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: S.W. Fores, 1804. Hand-coloured caricature, approximately 360mm x 245mm. Slightly creased with a couple of small tears to top edge, top left hand corner missing with slight loss, (now repaired). 'The Coffin Expedition' shows French sailors wearing bonnet rouges sailing in cannon laden coffins with skulls for mastheads ('Boney's crest, a skull without brains'), with one 'boat' sinking and the others being closed in on by the British navy in the background, with one French sailor exclaiming 'Oh de Corsican Bougre, was make dese Gun Boats on purpose for our Funeral'. Williams was Fores' chief caricaturist, see Houfe, page 348. First Edition. Unbound. Good. Illus. by Williams, Charles. 4to (Oblong).

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My Man Jeeves

Wodehouse, P.G.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: George Newnes, Limited, 1919. 251pp, [3]. Rebound in modern full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, calf title label to second panel, author to fourth, covers with gilt single fillet border, a.e.g. Externally fine, internally one or two spots of foxing to margins, but generally clean. Only four of the eight stories are about Jeeves. Jasen 23. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo.

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  • Edition: Fourth Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: John W. Parker, 1846. xxvii, [1], 515pp, [1]. Original blindstamped cloth, title in gilt to spine. Spine faded, slightly rubbed, cloth mottled to covers. Internally the frontispiece has a piece missing from the bottom corner, not affecting image or text, and is otherwise quite bright and clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, the Lord Chancellor in Pitt's administration, with his name to half-title and his round book plate to reverse of front endpaper. Fourth Edition. Hardback. Good. 8vo.

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Poems

Wordsworth, William

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1807. Two volumes complete - Volume One - [8], 158pp, [2] and Volume Two - [8], 170pp. Contemporary quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards, smooth backs divided into six panels by single gilt rules, volume number in gilt to third panel. Rubbed to spine ends, corners and edges bumped and worn. Front inner joint of volume one weak, some light foxing and browning, mainly to fore-edge margin, very lightly browned, but generally fairly clean. Now housed in a marbled paper over board slipcase made by Temple Bookbinders. This copy with the full stop after 'Sonnets' on page 103 in volume one, and with 'function' spelled correctly on page 98 of volume two, D11 and D12 of volume one and B2 of volume two are cancels (as usual). Wise 8; Cornell Wordsworth Library 19. First Edition. Quarter Morocco and Boards. Good. 12mo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1932. lxiv, 348pp. Original blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame and corner pieces with central ship motif in gilt to cover. Very minor rubbing to extremities, light foxing to edges of text block, internally a previous owners name to front pastedown, otherwise quite bright and clean. With two maps and one illustration, as called for. Bridges and Hair, Hakluyt Society, 2/71. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo.

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The Day of the Triffids

Wyndham, John

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+
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London: Michael Joseph, 1951. 302pp, rebound in full morocco, smooth spine, black calf title label to spine, a.e.g., 'small shell' marbled endpapers. Externally near fine, internally very good indeed. Locke calls it "a modern classic of science fiction". Negley 524; Locke, Spectrum I:237. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good+/No Jacket. 12mo.

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