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1

The Dance of Life

[Combe, William]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: R. Ackermann, 1817. [2], ii, ii, 285pp, [3]. Modern full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, illustrator to third, remaining panels with urn centrepiece and volute corner pieces, covers with double fillet border and single fillet frame, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Externally very good indeed, with very slight tarnishing to gilt at foot of spine. Internally the page edges are lightly browned, one or two spots of foxing, but generally fairly bright and clean. Previous owners book label to front marbled endpaper. Complete with twenty-six colour aquatints by Rowlandson, with the original wrapper of one part bound in to the front and the rear wrapper bound in at the rear and with the advertisement leaf. Rowlandson Grolier Exhibition Catalogue 38, Tooley 410, Abbey Life 264. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. Illus. by Rowlandson, Thomas. 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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3

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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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. xvi, [2], 624pp, plates. Later half-calf and marbled paper over boards from the parts, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, contrasting author label to third, remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces, flower head centre piece with small roundels to top, bottom, left and right, marbled endpapers. Spine faded, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally the plates often have the usual browning to edges, but generally fairly bright and clean. Bound from the original parts, several of the plates (twenty) are bound in twice, several covers from the parts are bound in at the rear, with a couple of the Dombey Advertisers. Extra-illustrated with both sets of the portraits (twelve portraits) of the characters, again illustrated by Phiz, with the original wrappers bound in to rear. Bound by Palmer Howe and Co. of Manchester. See Smith, pages 70-73 . First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Browne, H.K. (Phiz). 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. 26pp, 44pp, folding plans. Original cloth, with original paper label to upper cover, primrose endpapers. Slightly rubbed, spine slightly faded, paper label browned, minor chipping to spine ends and corners. Internally lightly foxed throughout, a couple of pages with marginal soiling, but nothing too obtrusive. Previous owners blind stamp to title and first page. Complete with seven folding plans. First Edition. Hardback. Good+. 8vo.

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6
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good
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Dublin: Thomas Ewing, 1775. Two volumes complete. Modern full calf by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, calf title label to second panel, contrasting calf volume label to third, blind roll to board edges. Externally near fine. Internally generally lightly browned and lightly foxed throughout, sometimes heavier, stain to bottom corner at gutter for most of 'A' in volume one, but generally clean. Small amount of loss to N4 in volume two, nicking text with loss to one word, several small nicks and tears to page edges, previous owner's name to head of titles. The Fourth edition, the first Dublin and first quarto edition of Johnson's monumental work. Fleeman 55.4D/5a. First Thus. Full Calf. Good. 4to.

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Dirty Beasts

Dahl, Roald

London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. [32], original laminated boards. Very minor scratching to covers, title, first and last page of text very lightly foxed, otherwise quite bright and clean. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Fawcett, Rosemary. 4to.

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8
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: S. Keble, C. King and J. Hazard, 1712. [8], 104pp, [8], vi, [2]. Full contemporary morocco for Queen Anne, later reback and repairs to corners, raised bands, spine in six panels, with gilt roundel and volutes to each panel, covers with gilt panel, with crowned royal cipher of Queen Anne to the four corners and volute pyramid tool to the middle of each side, in the centre of the front cover in gilt is 'Chapl Royal St James's', a.e.g. with comb and curl marbled endpapers (differing patterns to front and rear). Rubbed to corners with tiny amount of loss to morocco on rear cover, eighteenth century ink inscription of 'Compton Place' to reverse of front marbled endpaper, modern 'Arts Department' ink stamp to reverse of ffep, otherwise internally quite bright and clean. Ruled in red throughout. The anthems include works by Blow, Purcell, Aldrich and Croft himself. Ten locations worldwide on Estc. See BL shelfmark c68b6 for an almost identical example in black morocco. First Editi ... 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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10
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: W. Wright, 1820. viii, 318pp, plates. Later full calf by Riviere and Son, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, contrasting author label to third, remaining panels gilt with leafy stem corner pieces with a central flower surrounded by small roundel, flower heads and crosses, covers with double fillet bordering a leafy stem roll, gilt double fillet to edges, gilt roll to inner edges, t.e.g., with marbled endpapers. Outer joints rubbed, slightly cracking but holding well, occasional light spotting internally, but generally quite bright and clean. Previous owners bookplate to front marbled pastedown (Cyril Lockett). Complete with eighteen coloured aquatints by Charles Williams. One of many Syntax imitations, but Abbey does note that the "text might conceivably be genuinely by Combe". Williams is described by Houfe as "a follower and copyist of James Gillray" (Houfe page 348). Tooley 432, Prideaux, page 357 and Abbey Travel 109. First Edition. Full Calf. Good ... Read more

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11
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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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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12
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Harper Collins, 1993. Three volumes - 'The Downing Street Years', published 1993, xiv, 914pp; 'The Path to Power', published 1995, xiv, 656pp and 'Statecraft', published 2002, xxv, [1], 486pp, original buckram in DJ's. Bright and clean, all first editions and all signed by Thatcher. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

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