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O More Than Happy Countryman

by H E Bates

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London: Country Life, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. pp104 A most attractive volume inscribed by the author to Geoffrey Harmsworth who was a colleague in the RAF Intelligence Corps. The book is beautifully illustrated with 10 full page black and white plates by C F Tunnicliffe, along with other vignettes within the text. Very good, bound in its original green cloth; the text is fresh and crisp. In a very good dust jacket which has a closed tear along the front flap hinge and small chips to the lower panel. Laid in: 5 pen and ink drawings and one watercolour of shooting scenes by B Martin. A very pleasing copy. Very Good 1943
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Observations on the Phyllodromine Cockroach, Blattella Supellectilium Serv. in Khartoum

by R Cottam

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London: Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 1915. Soft cover. Very Good. pp 156-158 Reprinted from the Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 3rd series, vol viii. Very good in blue paper wrappers inscribed "J Armitage with the author's compliments", lightly soiled. With tipped in letter dated 1933 from the author to Jack Armitage concerning cockroach moulting and breeding. Very Good 1915
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Observations on Roosevelt's Literary Style

by Joseph Schiffman

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Washington DC: The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 1949. Soft cover. Near Fine. Reprinted from the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol 35, No 2, April 1949, pp222-226. Near Fine in blue card wrappers, pages a little wrinkled. This item comes from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt collection of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr, 1910 - 2001, the son of Ellen Walters Delano who was a first cousin to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Adams became a passionate bibliophile who served as director of the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York City for two decades and compiled a significant personal collection relating to F.D.R.. In 1969 he married his third wife who was a Swedish princess and with whom he shared the final years of his life in France. Adams' move to France explains the presence of his books in the United Kingdom. Near Fine 1949
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The Observer's Book of Airplanes

by Joseph Lawrence

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London: Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good. pp 192 The scarce first edition from 1942, published during World War II in order to help the general public spot enemy aircraft. The book describes 108 types of planes with 321 black and white illustrations. Very good in publisher's blue cloth with dark blue titles, spine sunned, verso of half title has been torn and repaired with glue, no marks or inscriptions. A very nice copy. Very Good 1942
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Occasional Letters on the Present Affairs of the Jesuits in France

by Pope Clement XII, Monsieur Gresset, A young Jesuit

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London: R Balfe, 1762. No Binding. Fair. [xiv] pp 15-45 In fair condition, disbound but in its constituent gatherings, has been stab sewn in the past. Contains 2 letters from Pope Clement XIII; The Answer of a Young Jesuit to a Letter from his Friend, who solicited him to quit his order; and Monsieur Gresset's Adieu to the Jesuits on his quitting of their Order; printed in French and English. Fair 1762
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Occasions

by Dorothy Hammond Innes

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London: Michael Joseph, 1972. Hardcover. Near Fine. Near fine first edition, signed and inscribed by both author and illustrator to end papers. "Maureen! - Thank you for sharing these journeys - Dorothy Hammond Innes", and "It was lovely doing the drawings for Dorothy, Cavendish Morton". In a very good jacket, a little scuffed to edges. Charming recollections of the author's travels with her husband. Near Fine 1972
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Ode to Salvador Dali

by Federico Garcia Lorca [translated by] Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno

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Paris: Alyscamps Press, 1994. No Binding. Near Fine. No57/100 Broadside (60x40cm) signed limited edition of Sawyer-Laucanno's translation of Lorca's Ode. Two half-tone photographs of Dali and Lorca alongside the letter press: 'published by Ayscamps Press, Paris as a limited edition of 100 signed copies; printed letterpress on Zerkall mould-made paper by the Libanus Press of Marlborough, England.' A near fine copy of a scarce imprint. Near Fine 1994
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Odyssey of an American Family. An Account of the Roosevelts and Their Kin as Travelers, from 1613 to 1938

by Hall Roosevelt, Samuel Duff McCoy

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1939. Hardcover. Near Fine. [xv] pp339 A history of the Roosevelt family by Hall Roosevelt who was the nephew of President Theodore Roosevelt. Near fine in blue cloth, printed on high quality paper, in a very good dust jacket, chipped to the edges with a watermark to the foot of the spine. Well illustrated. Extra postage charges may apply as this is a heavy volume. This book comes from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt collection of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr, 1910 - 2001, the son of Ellen Walters Delano who was a first cousin to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Adams became a passionate bibliophile who served as director of the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York City for two decades and compiled a significant personal collection relating to F.D.R.. In 1969 he married his third wife who was a Swedish princess and with whom he shared the final years of his life in France. Adams' move to France explains the presence of his books in the United Kingdom. Near Fine 1939
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Oeuvres Completes de Baudelaire

by Charles Baudelaire

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Paris: Gallimard, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good. pp 1877 Bibliotheque de la Pleiade. Very good in green covers, rubbing to spine ends and corners. Ownership inscription of V Blackburn, occasional annotations in pencil. Very Good 1963
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Oeuvres completes I 1931-1944

by Albert Camus

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Paris: Gallimard, 2006. pp 1477 Bibliotheque de la Pleiade. Fine in fresh brown covers, protected by the publisher's clear plastic wrapper and printed card slipcase, both also in fine condition. No ownership inscription. From the library of British Academic V Blackburn who has added annotations in pencil to the chapter entitled 'Metaphysique Chretienne et Neoplatonisme'. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this item. 2006
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Oeuvres Poetiques Completes de Verlaine

by Paul Verlaine, Y-G Le Dantec

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Paris: Gallimard, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good. pp 1491 Bibliotheque de la Pleiade. Very good in fresh green covers, spotting to text block edges. In a very good dust jacket, bright front and rear panels but faded to the spine. Ownership inscription of V Blackburn. Very Good 1962
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Of the flowers Of the trees Of the fields

by Neil Morris

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Glasgow: Neil Morris, 1994. A volume of colour photographs of garden and wild flowers, trees and landscapes, many taken in Scotland and the Lake District, interspersed with short poems and quotes from famous authors. Signed by the author "Alastair G All good wishes Neil Morris Glas(gow) 94". Very good paperback, paint stains to the lower cover and occasional finger marks within the book. Alasdair Gray's annotated post-it notes laid in. Provenance: from the recent Glasgow dispersal sale of Alasdair Gray's library. Gray (1934-2019) is acknowledged as one of the most innovative figures in Scottish literature and culture. Painter, novelist, playwright, poet and editor, Gray frequently combined his diverse artistic talents within single works to challenge existing forms. He has been described as 'Blending satire and tragedy, realism and fantasy, his work has been credited with spurring a renaissance in Scottish literature.' Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more… Read more
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Official Report of the Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention, Chicago 1944

by George F Willison, J Berger [editors]

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Washington DC: Democratic National Committee, 1944. Hardcover. Fine. pp399 Mrs Henry Goddard Leach's copy of the Official Report of the Democratic National Convention, her name embossed in gilt to front cover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt titles, the book appears to be in unread condition. This book comes from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt collection of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr, 1910 - 2001, the son of Ellen Walters Delano who was a first cousin to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Adams became a passionate bibliophile who served as director of the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York City for two decades and compiled a significant personal collection relating to F.D.R.. In 1969 he married his third wife who was a Swedish princess and with whom he shared the final years of his life in France. Adams' move to France explains the presence of his books in the United Kingdom. Fine 1944
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Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative, with some of Modern Date; Collected from Rare Copies and MSS; A New Edition Revised and Considerably Enlarged...by His Son

by Thomas Evans, R H Evans

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London: R H Evans, 1810. Hardcover. Very Good. Volume four only: pp 367 In a fine modern binding of blue cloth with paper spine label and white end papers. The text is very good, lightly soiled but only a little dog-earing and stab sewing holes to the first few pages. Stamp of Dublin Library Society to first and last pages. Very Good 1810
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Old Derby Porcelain and its Artist-Workmen

by Frank Hurlbutt

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London: T Werner Laurie Ltd, 1928. Near Fine. pp312 A second impression of this well illustrated history of Old Derby Porcelain. The book has been rebound in a smart binding of blue leather with gilt decoration and lettering, raised bands, marbled end papers and a red silk bookmark. The book has a faint musty smell and edges are lightly foxed but otherwise a clean copy complete with colour frontispiece and tissue guard. This book comes from the collection of Yorkshire bookbinder and bibliophile Martin E Thorpe, some related ephemera laid in. Near Fine 1928
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The Old Farmer's 1938 Almanac

by Robert B Thomas

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Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown and Company, 1938. Soft cover. Very Good. pp104 Very good in pictorial buff paper wrappers, hole punched through the top left corner for hanging on a cord, short tears at the staples; the pages are clean and bright. This book comes from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt collection of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr, 1910 - 2001, the son of Ellen Walters Delano who was a first cousin to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Adams became a passionate bibliophile who served as director of the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York City for two decades and compiled a significant personal collection relating to F.D.R.. In 1969 he married his third wife who was a Swedish princess and with whom he shared the final years of his life in France. Adams' move to France explains the presence of his books in the United Kingdom. Very Good 1938
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The Old Man of the Mountains: A Play in Three Acts by Norman Nicholson

by Norman Nicholson

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London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1946. Hardcover. Fine. [8] pp 9-76 A Fine copy of the first edition of Nicholson's play based on the story of Elijah and the Raven and set in his native Cumberland. Bound in the original tan boards which are very fresh, no blemishes apart from a little dust to the top edge; the text is bright and crisp. In a very good dust jacket, tanned to the spine, a little soiled, one nick to the front panel. With laid in programme for a performance of this play at Bradford Civic Playhouse in June 1946, starring David Giles. A very pleasing volume. Fine 1946
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Old Nurse's Book of Rhymes, Jingles and Ditties

by Charles H Bennett

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London: Griffith and Farran, 1865. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition in pictorial cloth with gilt decoration and brown coated end papers. An A - Z of Victorian nursery rhymes elaborately illustrated with line drawings reminiscent of Tenniel, and humourous children's caricatures. Some discolouration to pages and binding. Very Good 1865
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The Old Priory Adult School Monthly Messenger

by [editor] W A Kay

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York, 1908. Good. Bound volume of York Journal May 1908-July 1911. Good in half red leather over red boards; three quarters of spine missing. Occasionally annotated by H Holroyd. Good 1908
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Old Yorkshire

by William Smith [introduced by] Rev. Canon Raine

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London & Leeds: Longmans, Green and Co, 1881. Hardcover. Good. pp 313 An inscribed copy of this Yorkshire guide, inscribed by William Smith on the half title: 'To E O Greening Esq. with the Compliments of the Editor Feby 25 1881'. Bound in the original bevelled red and gilt boards with a little rubbing to extremities; lacking first endpaper. Extensively illustrated with engravings and original photographs. Good 1881
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