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1

A Bayard from Bengal

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Methuen and Co., 1902. xiv, 137pp, [3], rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, bound without publishers catalogue to rear. With eight full page illustrations by Partidge. Turner 25; Wolff 155. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. Illus. by Partridge, Bernard. 12mo.

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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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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: John Gould, 1873. 'Common Pheasant' plate from Gould's 'Birds of Britain'. 545mm x 365mm in size. Very minor soiling, generally quite clean and bright. First Edition. Disbound. Good+. Illus. by Gould, John and Hart, W.. Folio (Oblong). Plate.

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The Birds of South America

Braborne, Lord and Chubb, Charles

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: R.H. Porter; John Wheldon and Co. And Taylor and Francis, 1912. Two volumes in one, 1912-1917 - xix, [1], 504pp; [12], 38 plates. Later half morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, authors in gilt to fourth, marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, a couple of small ink spots to sixth panel, slightly rubbed. Minor cracking to inner joints, with a slight crack where the plates start, some browning to edges of title, otherwise internally bright and clean. With double page map and thirty-eight colour plates, the original wrappers of part one of the plate volume are bound in at the rear. Nissen, IVB:129. First Edition. Half Morocco and Cloth. Good+. Illus. by Gronvold, H.. 4to.

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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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7
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1928. 220pp, [2], original cloth backed boards with original paper label to upper cover. Rubbed to spine ends and board edges, board edges discoloured, fore-edge of lower board chipped to small amount of loss. Slightly browned internally, but generally clean. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Folio.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: Saunders and Otley, 1836. xvi, 304pp, [4]. Contemporary full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second, remaining panels gilt, covers gilt with large central device and double fillet border, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, spine very slightly dulled. Internally foxed throughout, but an attractive binding. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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9
  • 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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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Oxford University Press, 1868. 408pp (ignoring blanks). Full contemporary morocco, bevelled boards, raised bands, spine in six panels with bands bordered by black rules, title in gilt to second panel, remaining with central quatrefoil device, vertical lines and triangles in black, covers with triple fillet border joined to a single fillet inner panel by small lozenges, which surrounds a large lozenge and smaller lozenge, with repeated quatrefoils between the two, quatrefoils to the four points of the lozenge with four fleur de lis, a.e.g. with peacock patterned marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally fairly bright and clean, interleaved throughout, many pages with illustrations tipped in, some loose and some now absent. Binding is by Bemrose of Derby. Reprint. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
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Oxford: Thomas Baskett, 1758. Common Prayer and Psalms - a-b8, A-Aa8, Bb4; A-H8. Full contemporary dark blue morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, each panel quartered with small flower, star and feather tools, covers with dog tooth roll border, with an inner frame made up of differing circular tools bordering another inner frame made up of various crown tools, with fleur-de-lis corner pieces, gilt roll to inner edges, a.e.g., with combed marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to covers and extremities, corners bumped, spine slightly dulled. Some light browning internally, with a few pages worn and very slightly chipped, occasional minor spotting. Attractive morocco book label to front pastedown. The Psalms are by Sternhold and Hopkins, published in London, 1760. Not in Griffiths, Estc T182596 (only three locations worldwide, all in the UK - though the Estc copy has plates, these almost certainly sold separately and bound in). Reprint. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1853. Common Prayer WITH Psalms - A12, C8-Rr8, Ss4; A8, B12-D12. Contemporary full straight grain morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, covers with triple fillet border in blind, gilt roll to inner edges, a.e.g., primrose chalk endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, very lightly foxed to edges of text block, split developing from foot of front outer joint, internally quite bright and clean. The Psalms are by Tate and Brady, published in the same place and year. From the library of Lord Eldon, with his name to front pastedown. Griffith 1853 (7) (though with register A-Rr8, Ss4). Reprint. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
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Cambridge: J. Archdeacon, 1789. Common Prayer WITH Psalms WITH Directions for a Devout and Decent Behaviour in the Public Worship of God - a-b8, c2 A8-Aa8; A-G8, H4; 16pp. Full later morocco, smooth back divided into five panels by blind chevrons and gilt rules, title to second panel, remaining panels with table and 'all seeing eye' device with fleuron corner pieces, covers with blind roll border, gilt quadruple fillet and volute frame and an inner quadruple blind rule and leaf roll, gilt roll to edges, a.e.g. with 'spanish' marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities. Inner joints strengthened with cloth tape, some light browning and minor wear, gathering b very slightly proud, previous owners book plate to front pastedown. Griffith 1789 (1) for the CP, the Psalms are by Sternhold and Hopkins, printed in Oxford, 1788, and the 'Directions', printed in London, 1792. Reprint. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
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Oxford: J. Cooke and S. Collingwood, 1820. Common Prayer WITH Psalms - A8-Rr8, Ss4; A-F8, G4. Contemporary full straight grain morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, covers with gilt single fillet border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, all edges gilt, red chalk endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, scuff to lower cover, internally fairly bright and clean. Bound with the Psalms by Brady and Tate, published for John Reeves in 1812. From the library of Lord Eldon, the Lord Chancellor under Pitt, with his book label to reverse of front endpaper. Griffith 1820 (9), though this ends on Ss4 not Ss8 as Griffith (though seems complete). Reprint. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: The Haymarket Press, 1929. xvi, 47pp, [1]. Original full vellum, title in gilt to spine and upper cover. Covers curled and slightly yellowed, internally largely uncut and bright and clean. WIth four tipped-in colour illustrations by Russell Flint. With an extra suite of the plates in the original envelope, both housed in the original slipcase. Limited edition of one hundred copies, this being number sixty-seven. First Thus. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Flint, W. Russell. 4to. Limited Edition.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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London: John Reeves, 1812. Common Prayer WITH Psalms - a-b8, B-Ff8; A-F8, G4. Full contemporary morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, covers with gilt single fillet border and central anchor device of the Victualling Board, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. Rubbed to extremities, corners bumped and rubbed, lightly browned and lightly spotted internally. The Psalms were published in 1808. The Victualling board was responsible for delivering supplies to the Royal Navy. Griffith 1812 (1) though with a slightly different collation. Reprint. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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Bright November

Amis, Kingsley

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: The Fortune Press, 1947. 32pp, original boards in DJ. DJ professionally restored to spine, top edge of front panel and folds. Slight rubbing to spine ends and corners of book, light browning to endpapers, otherwise quite bright and clean. Inscribed and signed by Amis to front endpaper, 'Best Wishes from Kingsley Amis November 1947'. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

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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: Very Good
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London: Bradbury, Agnew and Co., 1888. vii, [1], 100pp, rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, original front wrapper bound in, adverts and rear cover not bound in. Turner 6. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 12mo.

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