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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. [4], 365pp, [1]. Rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, date in gilt to foot of spine, all panels with gilt double fillet border, covers framed with crossing single fillet, small flower tool to corners, gilt roll to edges with gilt decoration to inner dentelles repeated from the front cover, a.e.g., with a fore edge painting. Externally fine, internally very lightly browned but clean. Now housed in a watered silk lined drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with the phoenix from the original boards replicated on the front cover of the box and a new paper label to spine. Number thirty of one thousand copies, signed by Lawrence to limitation leaf. This copy with a fore edge painting by Martin Frost of Lady Chatterley and Mellors. With the correct typographical errors, correct chain lines and no paper watermark. Roberts A42a; Gertzman 1.1.a. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Moro ... Read more

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2
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: F.C. And J. Rivington et al, 1813. vii, [1], 113pp, [1]. Full calf, semi-raised bands, four narrow and two wide, spine divided into five unequal panels, title in gilt between panels two, three and four, the remaining with small quadrilobe in the centre, surrounded by elaborate roundel with flower heads, panelled design to covers, double fillet inner panel with fleurons to corners, with wide outer 'doorway' roll as a frame, gilt roll to inner edge, a.e.g. shell pattern marbled endpapers. Covers rubbed, with small amounts of loss to leather and gilt, small hole to head to front joint. Internally a small stain to bottom corner to the first twenty or so pages. Interleaved throughout. Presentation copy from the author to Earl Eldon, with Eldon's bookplate and name to reverse of front marbled endpaper, the author has also copied out the letter to him, from the Bishop of Norwich in justification of his opinions, on the first ten pages of the blanks which have been interleaved. Presentation Copy f ... Read more

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3
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1861. Nine volumes complete, 1861-1866 - Volume One - [3], xxii-clv, [1], 415pp, [1] ; Volume Two - xv, 512pp; Volume Three - xix, [1], 512pp; Volume Four - xxi, [3], 512pp; Volume Five - xxvi, [2], 512pp; Volume Six - xxiv, 510pp; Volume Seven - xxvi, 512pp; Volume Eight - xxviii, 576pp and Volume Nine - xlv, [3], 623pp, [1]. Later half morocco and cloth, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, editor and volume number to fourth, remaining panels with central tudor rose device inside a single fillet border with small roundel corner pieces, date to foot of spine, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spines slightly faded. Some light browning internally, with occasional minor chipping to fore-edges of some pages, hint of foxing to endpapers, but generally clean. Binding is by Bayntun. First Thus. Half Morocco and Cloth. Good+. 8vo.

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4
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Macmillan, 1891. Three volumes complete - Volume One - 'Letters' (pub. 1897), xxviii, 343pp, [1]; Volume Two - 'Letters' (pub. 1897), xiv, 377pp, [1] and Volume Three - 'Charles Lamb', x, 226pp. Uniformly bound in full calf, semi-raised bands, spines in six panels, title lettered direct to second panel, author / volume to third, remaining panels with central flower gilt device and volute corner pieces, covers with gilt roll border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, all edges marbled, with marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spines slightly faded, tiny chip to spine of first volume of letters, internally quite bright and clean. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume one of the Letters. An attractive set. Reprint. Full Calf. Good+. 12mo.

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5
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: La Bonne Compagnie, 1943. [2], 66pp, [6], full morocco, two raised bands, spine in three unequal panels, title in gilt to second panel, gilt rolls to inner edges, Cockerell peacock pattern marbled endpapers. Spine and edges darkened, slightly rubbed, small amount of loss of leather to inner edges. Occasional spot of foxing to text, but generally clean, previous owner's book plate to front pastedown. With colour frontispiece, title in red and black. Binding is by Zaehnsdorf. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. Illus. by Sala, Grau. 16mo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
London: John Stockdale, 1804. Two volumes complete - Volume One - viii, 405pp, [1] and Volume Two - v, [1], 456pp. Rebound in modern half morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, author label to fourth, volume number in gilt to third, all panels framed with gilt double fillet, all edges marbled. Externally very good indeed. Internally lightly browned throughout, some light offsetting from engravings with occasional light foxing. Engraved frontispiece and title page to each volume, and thirteen plates called for (plus an extra plate not called for) between the two volumes. Large paper copy, with a Life of Defoe by Chalmers. Stothard, Thomas (1755-1834), painter and book illustrator, "many of his illustrations were for reissues, as in his celebrated illustrations for John Stockdale's edition of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe in 1790 (a sketch for Robinson Crusoe Building his Canoe is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) and it is clear that ... Read more

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7
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
London: John Fairburn, 1822. xxiv, 489pp, [3], plates. Original boards, original paper label to spine, untrimmed. Rebacked (almost invisibly), with old label laid down. Label slightly chipped, boards rubbed, corners and edges bumped, front inner joint with paper repair, internally quite bright and clean, complete with the half-title and the 'To the Binders' leaf at the rear. With a hand-coloured frontispiece and twenty hand-coloured engravings by George Cruikshank. First edition, first issue, large-paper copy, the Albert M. Cohn copy with his bookplate and an initialled typed note to front pastedown, now housed in a cloth chemise and a full morocco pull off top box by Riviere, with raised bands and gilt to spine and sides, which is slightly rubbed and darkened to extremities. According to Cohn's note, "This copy is one of the very few that were first bound up in this manner by the publishers from the parts. It contains the very rare unnumbered leaf 'To the Binder' at the end. The volu ... Read more

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8
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Richard Phillips, 1803. Two volumes complete - Volume One - xxxvi, 489pp, [3] and Volume Two - vii, [1], 642pp, [32]. Full slightly later calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, later leather title label to second panel, later contrasting colour volume label to third, remaining panels with blind diaper pattern, with small flower head tool towards foot of each lozenge, covers with triple fillet in gilt bordering a flower head roll frame in blind, gilt hatching to board edge corners, blind roll to inner edges, french curl marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Spines faded, rubbed to extremities, a few scrapes to covers with some minor loss, upper cover of volume one with ink splashings, volume two bumped to foot of spine. Internally some light browning and light foxing, portraits foxed and offset, but generally fairly clean. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Lacks half-titles if called for, with three engraved portraits as called for. Lowndes 905. First Edition. Full Calf. Good. 4to.

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The Life of John Mytton Esq.

Nimrod [Apperley, Charles James]

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1877. xi, [1], 234pp, later full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, remaining panels with central sporting motif inside a lozenge with a double border, covers with an inner panel made up of four corner lozenges, again with a sporting motif, joined by double fillet, with a double fillet border, the upper cover has an onlaid morocco design of Mytton on his horse, gilt roll to edge and inner edge with tulip head corner pieces, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Rebacked, with the original spine laid on, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally, the letterpress title is chipped to fore-edge with some loss, as are A and A2, otherwise quite bright and clean. The original cloth has been bound in at the rear. With eighteen hand-coloured plates (as called for). Fourth edition of this popular book, in an attractive binding by Bayntun. Schwerdt I-38-9, Abbey Life 385 and Tooley 67 (all for earlier editions). Reprint. Full Morocco. Goo ... Read more

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The Life of Mohammad the Prophet of Allah

Dinet, E. And Ben Ibrahim, Sliman

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: The Paris Book Club, 1918. viii, [2], 178pp. Modern half morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels gilt, t.e.g. Externally some very minor rubbing to extremities, spine very slightly faded, morocco to corners slightly rubbed. Internally bright and clean, with original wrappers bound in, top flap of front flap loose, front cover with small score to foot. Illustrated throughout, with several ornamental pages by Racim. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Dinet, E. And Racim, Mohammad. Folio. Limited Edition.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. 172pp, [4], rebound in full goatskin by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth with date to foot, covers with single fillet border, inner edges with triple fillet, a.e.g. Externally near fine, internally the colour frontispiece has a light water stain to top edge, which has offset slightly onto the top edge of the title, otherwise bright and clean. Hooper 21. First Edition. Full Goatskin. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Baynes, Pauline. 8vo.

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Little Dorrit

Dickens, Charles

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. xiv, 625pp, [1]. Full calf, raised flat bands, spine in five panels, title label to second panel, gilt to bands, gilt single fillet bordering a volute roll to covers, marbled endpapers with all edges marbled. Slightly rubbed to extremities, small splits to head and foot of front joint. Internally text is fairly bright and clean, plates have the usual browning to edges with some minor offsetting. With forty illustrations by Phiz, including eight 'dark' plates. Originally published in parts from December 1855-June 1857, and in book form in May 1857. First Edition. Full Calf. Good. Illus. by Browne, H.K. (Phiz). 8vo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
London: For the Author By J. Debrett, 1801. [2], [i]-ii, [v]-vi, 1-134, plates, [135-136], charts, 137-144pp, [6]. Original? boards, later cloth reback with modern paper title label to spine, later endpapers. Boards worn to edges and especially corners, scrape to centre of lower board. Internally the front endpaper is creased, light spotting to text, but plates generally clean, a few pages with marginal repairs, one plate with marginal repairs with the repairs slightly offsetting on to the margin of another plate, but generally quite bright and clean. With twenty coloured aquatint plates showing one hundred and thirty-seven coastal profiles and twenty-four tinted engraved charts on twelve pages by J. Stadler and J. Luffman after J.T. Serres. Housed in a calf backed slipcase, with raised bands, spine in six panels, a leather title label to second panel, with the remaining panels with repeated gilt tooling. J.[ohn] T.[homas] Serres, was the elder son of the marine painter Dominic Serres, and was "appointed drau ... Read more

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Lives of the Saints

[Riancey, Henri de]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: John Camden Hotten, 1869. [4], 374pp, [4]. Contemporary full morocco, bevelled boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels with central knotwork device and cross corner pieces, covers with triple fillet frame in blind, with an inner panel made up of onlaid cross and roundel corner pieces, with a central onlaid cross, surrounded by a roundel, with crosses and flower heads to border of inner panel, upper cover with title in gilt, gilt roll to inner edge, a.e.g., curl pattern marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, small split to head of front outer joint, corners bumped, head of spine slightly chipped, inner joints cracked but holding well, first gathering very slightly proud with the fore-edge of the 'list of minatures' page very slightly chipped, otherwise internally bright and clean, calligraphic presentation leaf to the Reverend Thomas Bowles before half-title. With fifty chromolithographic plates (as per list and the V&A copy - the title ... Read more

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15
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. Two volumes complete - Volume One - 434pp and Volume Two - 258pp, [2]. Original three colour cloth, title in gilt to spine. Slightly rubbed to extremities, and covers, with a couple of very light scores, colours very slightly faded. Internally a hint of foxing to page edges, otherwise bright and clean. One of three hundred sets, this one being number one hundred and thirty-eight. "The log contains many important passages which do not appear in either of Bligh's previously published books, as well as information patiently collected on the social life of the Tahitians" (Hill). Hill 141, Pertelote 117. First Thus. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Lamb, Lynton. Folio. Limited Edition.

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London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria

Churchill, Winston S.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. xiv, 498pp, 32pp. Rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, calf title label to second panel, author label to fourth, covers with gilt single fillet border, upper cover with Churchill's signature in gilt to foot, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Externally fine, half-title with previous owners name to head, small closed tear to gutter, half-title and title lightly foxed, some light foxing to margins, but generally clean. Woods A4. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 12mo.

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17

Love Among The Lions

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1898. vi, 119pp, [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, title in red and black. Turner 23; Sadleir 47. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 12mo.

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