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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: G. Kearsley, 1800. Eighteen volumes - Volumes One to Eight (bound in sixteen volumes) and Shaw's Zoological Lectures (Two volumes). Uniform full straight-grain morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, volume and sub-title to fifth, the remaining panels with gilt central quadrilobe and leafy stem oblong device, covers framed with semi-circle roll in blind bordered with a gilt double fillet, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Spines very slightly dulled, some minor rubbing to extremities, slight scrapes to a few covers, small chip to head of volume three part two. Internally lightly browned with some very light foxing, some offsetting from plates, but generally fairly clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown of volume one. Additional engraved title to each volume and all plates called for. Encompassing Mammalia (volumes one and two), Amphibia (volume three), Pisces (volumes four and five), Insecta (volume six) and Birds (volumes seven and eight). T ... Read more

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Genialum Dierum

Alexandri Ab Alexandro

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Ex Officina Hackiana, 1673. Two volumes complete - Volume One - [32], 1207pp, [1] and Volume Two - 756pp, [124]. Full vellum, smooth spines, large author / title morocco label to spines, with smaller place / date morocco label to foot of spines, overlapping fore-edges. Labels slightly chipped, vellum a little soiled. Internally fairly bright and clean, previous owners name to front pastedowns with two engraved titles by Appelmans. Brunet I:167, "edition qui fait partie de la collection Variorum". In Harwoods list of the best variorum editions. Latin text. First Edition. Full Vellum. Good+. Illus. by Appelmans, G.. 8vo.

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The Giant's Robe

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1884. viii, 439pp, [1], 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. Turner 2; Sadleir 46; Woolf 158. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. 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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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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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Bath, 1934. Full morocco bifolium by Chivers of Bath, bevelled edges. Upper cover and two inner panels with gilt tooled borders, with elaborate corner pieces of trailing leaves and on laid morocco flowers, the lower panel with gilt borders, gilt roll to edges. Inner vellucent panels, with wide watercolour borders incorporating a climbing pink rose and gilt stamped rosettes, two small vignettes inside roundels to each panel. Left hand panel with the family coat of arms surrounded by cherubs to head, with congratulatory text beneath, the right hand panel with a view of Overbury Towers, with a list of names of the Estate workforce in black and red. WITH an earlier (presumably rejected) design in the same format, in red morocco, with a vellucent roundel to centre and blank interior. An attractive Golden Wedding anniversary testimonial, in a signed Chivers binding, with their characteristic vellucent panels. A rare opportunity to see the binders' creative process, with an earlier example of the completed testi ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
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[Geneva]: Henricus Stephanus, 1566. [4], 539pp, [35]. Later (mid - late18th century?) morocco, slightly raised double bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, publisher to third, remaining panels with central floral spray surrounded by a lozenge made up of small tools with acorn corner pieces, covers with thick fillet bordering a flower head and leafy stem roll frame, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., with spot pattern marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, small hole to head of spine, rubbed with some slight cracking to leather towards fore-edges. Lightly browned internally, occasional light spotting, but generally clean, previous owners' book plate to front pastedown. Red ruled throughout. Signature Ii misbound but complete. Anthology of Greek poetry and wisdom. Greek text. Brunet notes that it is a "beautiful edition that presents a fully revised text". Brunet I:308; Renouard 126. First Thus. Full Morocco. Good+. 4to.

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The Gremlins

Dahl, Roald

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Collins, 1944. [52], original quarter cloth and boards in DJ, decorative endpapers. DJ chipped to spine ends with loss to head and more seriously to the foot, creased and slightly chipped to edges and spine, corners chipped. Inner joints repaired with cloth, text is quite bright and clean. The first edition with the correct price of $1.00 to DJ (BMC April 2002). First Edition. Quarter Cloth and Boards. Good/Fair. 4to.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London and Oxford: Lockyer Davis and Daniel Prince, 1788. xx, 302pp, [2], full speckled calf, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt rules, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with a gilt central device and flower head and small leaf corner pieces, covers with gilt greek-key rolled border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, spot pattern marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed generally, upper cover with some loss to leather at head, with split to head of upper joint and some loss to leather at the foot of the upper joint, some abrasion to foot of boards. Internally a light water stain to fore-edge margin, but otherwise fairly clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his bookplate to reverse of front marbled endpaper and his name to ffep. First Edition. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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