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1

The Water Babies

Kingsley, Charles

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Hodder and Stoughton for Boots ix, [1],240pp, original cloth in DJ. DJ chipped to spine ends, corners and edges with small amounts of loss, lightly water stained. Covers lightly foxed to spine, gilt quite bright and clean, light foxing and browning to page edges, text and plates quite bright and clean. Previous owners gift inscription to ffep. With twelve tipped in tissue guarded plates by Jessie Willcox Smith (as called for). Reprint. Hardback. Good+/Good. Illus. by Willcox Smith, Jessie. 4to.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: [Thomas Rodd], 1843. 16pp, disbound from a volume at some point, t.e.g. Slightly browned, one or two spots of foxing, but generally clean. Wise notes that "In 1843, when advertising the present pamphlet for sale, Rodd asserted that it was a facsimile reprint of an alleged original edition of which the author was said to have printed twenty copies in 1816. No example of this mysterious original has ever been unearthed ... My own opinion is that no original ever existed ... The motto 'We pity the plumage but forget the dying bird' was taken by Shelley from Paine's 'Rights of Man', 1817, Pt.I, p. 24, 'He [Burke] pities the plumage but forgets the dying bird'. This clearly denies any impression of the address dated 1816". The pamphlet decries the difference between the public concern for the death of the Princess and their indifference to the plight of the poorest in society (plus ca change) and also examines the execution of the leaders of the Pentrich Rising. Wise, ... Read more

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3

What An Outrage!

[Political Poster] Conservative Party Poster

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Conservative Central Office Conservative party political poster, n.d. circa 1906? Full colour, 710mm x 500mm. Central fold, with slight creasing to edges, but generally bright and clean. Presumably a comment on disestablishment. Not in the Bodleian CPA Poster Collection. First Edition. Unbound. Good+. Illus. by M.A.. Elephant Folio (Oblong). Poster.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Original art work, probably early twentieth century, mounted, framed and glazed, approximately 400mm x 460mm in size, with the image measuring approximately 230mm x 280mm. Watercolour depicting a dancing girl within a classical architectural framework incorporating the title, framed by a nautical themed border with seagulls, mermaids, Neptune and ships.. First Edition. Framed and Glazed. Very Good. Illus. by Rice Oxley, Margaret.

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Will of William - Plasterer of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire

[Will - Education of the Poor in Oxfordshire]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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Oxfordshire: No Publisher, 1711. ?Copy of a will on vellum, approximately 240mm x 205mm. Old fold creases, slightly browned and slightly rubbed, lacking seal to foot. Will of William, a plasterer from Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, leaving bequests to educate poor children of Kidlington (twenty pounds), Cassington (twenty pounds), Eynsham (twenty pounds), Standlake (thirty pounds) and Stanton Harcourt (thirty pounds). He enjoins the trustees of his will 'to take care of the six score pounds given to ye poor children of the five towns be carefully sett forth and I do give them one whole yeare's interest of the six score pounds next after my decease'. First Edition. Unbound. Good. 8vo (Oblong). Manuscript.

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A Wonder Book

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Hodder & Stoughton [2], viii, 206pp, [2], original gilt decorated cloth, t.e.g., illustrated endpapers. Slightly rubbed, previous owners gift inscription to ffep, but generally bright and clean. With twenty-four illustrations including sixteen tipped in full colour illustrations with titled tissue guards. Signed by Rackham to limitation leaf, this being number three hundred and ninety-two of six hundred copies. Housed in a leather entry cloth slipcase. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to. Limited Edition.

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Wood Engravings By Gertrude Hermes Being Illustrations to Selborne with Extracts from Gilbert White

Condry, William (Introduction); Hermes, Gertrude; White Gilbert

Newtown: Gwasg Gregynog, 1988. x, 30pp, quarter cloth and paper over boards, author and title in gilt to spine, bright and clean. With six wood engravings by Hermes. One of two hundred and forty copies, this being number one hundred and ninety-three. Esslemont and Hughes 19. First Edition. Quarter Cloth and Boards. Very Good+/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Hermes, Gertrude. Folio. Private Press.

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8
  • Edition: Seventh Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Londini (London): Geor. Bishop, 1602. Collation [a]6, b-c6, A-Nnn6, Ooo4, Ppp-Ttt6, Uuu8. Rebound in modern full calf by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels with central blind stamped lozenge and volute corner pieces, covers with repeating lozenge tool inside a diaper pattern, bordered with a double fillet, framed by a wide foliate border, which is bordered by a dog-tooth roll, all in blind. Foliate roll to inner dentelles in blind, curl pattern marbled endpapers. Externally near fine. Internally the title has sellotape staining to head of page catching engraved border and all along the fore-edge, slightly chipped to edges, as is the 'progenie' leaf. Some light browning, some water staining to top margin of the first three signatures, usually light, once or twice heavier, but generally unobtrusive, small hole to bottom margin of Ff1, bottom corner torn away to Ggg6 (not affecting text). The scarcer variant issue with the 'Geor. Bis ... Read more

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Works - Thirty-Four Volumes

Carlyle, Thomas

  • Edition: Reprint
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London: Chapman and Hall Thirty-four volumes complete, n.d. c. 1888 - Volumes One to Ten - 'History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great', viii, 458pp; viii, 490pp; vii, [1], 424pp; viii, 407pp, [1]; viii, 441pp, [1]; viii, 453pp, [1]; vii, [1], 409pp, [1]; vii, [1], 393pp, [1]; vii, [1], 445pp, [1]; viii, 392pp; Volumes Eleven to Fifteen - 'Cromwell's Letters', xvi, 339pp, [1]; xi, [1], 344pp; xi, [1], 325pp, [1]; xi, [1], 311pp, [1]; viii, 320pp; Volumes Sixteen to Eighteen - 'Translations From the German', xvi, 351pp, [1]; [8], 344pp; [8], 419pp, [1]; Volumes Nineteen to Twenty-Four - 'Essays', [6], 412pp; [6], 416pp; [6], 405pp, [1]; [6], 460pp; [6], 444pp; [6], 423pp, [1]; Volumes Twenty-Five to Twenty-Seven - 'French Revolution', ix, [1], 359pp, [1]; [8], 378pp; vii, 440pp; Volume Twenty-Eight - 'Past and Present', vii, [1], 387pp, [1]; Volume Twenty-Nine - 'Sartor Resartus', vi, 308pp; Volume Thirty - 'Latter-Day Pamphle ... Read more

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10
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: A. Millar, 1766. Four volumes complete - Volume One - xxxii, [6], 209pp, [1]; Volume Two - [6], 302pp; Volume Three - [4], 255pp, [1] and Volume Four - 288pp. Full contemporary speckled calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, volume number in gilt to third, gilt roll to edges. Very minor rubbing to extremities, internally some browning to edges of endpapers, otherwise quite bright and clean. With fifteen full-page engraved plates. An attractive set. Reprint. Full Calf. Very Good. 12mo.

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11
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good
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London: J. Johnson, J. Nichols et al, 1801. Nineteen volumes complete - Volume One - ix, [3], iii-xviii, 540pp, [2]; Volume Two - xlvi, xxii, 23-428pp; Volume Three - 456pp; Volume Four - 440pp; Volume Five - iv, 472pp; Volume Six - xvi, 358pp; Volume Seven - vii, [1], 436pp; Volume Eight - [2], 438pp; Volume Nine - iv, 426pp; Volume Ten - [2], 397pp, [1]; Volume Eleven - viii, 486pp; Volume Twelve - viii, 495pp, [1]; Volume Thirteen - viii, 472pp; Volume Fourteen - [4], 385pp, [1]; Volume Fifteen - [4], 431pp, [1]; Volume Sixteen - iv, 375pp, [1]; Volume Seventeen - v, 480pp; Volume Eighteen - vii, [1], 464pp and Volume Nineteen - vi, 396pp. Uniform half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth spines divided into five panels, running title to second panel, volume number to fourth, third panel has a later calf title label, remaining panels with rectangular gilt device. Spines lightly faded, rubbed to extremities, previous owners armorial bookplate (Sir Baldwin Leighton - presumably the Seventh Baronet, but ... Read more

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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Murphy, Arthur (Essay by)

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: G. Walker, J. Akerman et al, 1820. Twelve volumes complete - Volume One - v, [1], 344pp; Volume Two - iv, 438pp; Volume Three - [4], 442pp; Volume Four - vi, 446pp; Volume Five - v, [1], 443pp, [1]; Volume Six - v, [1], 397pp, [1]; Volume Seven - v, [1], 408pp; Volume Eight - iv, 412pp; Volume Nine - vi, 459pp, [1]; Volume Ten - [6], 410pp; Volume Eleven - [6], 389pp, [1] and Volume Twelve - [2], iv, 455pp, [1]. Uniform contemporary straight grain morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, author/title in gilt to second panel, volume to fourth, remaining panels with gilt central flower from which emanates leafy stem and flower tools, bands with gilt linked circles, covers with double panel design, the inner gilt frame made up of intertwined flower roll enclosed within a double fillet and bordered by a blind roll, a further blind roll is then bordered by a gilt roll, gilt roll to inner dentelles, a.e.g. Externally very minor rubbing to extremities, internally some light browning and off setting, occa ... Read more

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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Edinburgh: J. Robertson, 1778. Four volumes complete - Volume One - xl, [4], 208pp; Volume Two - [4], 302pp; Volume Three - [6], 255pp, [1] and Volume Four - [4], iv, 288pp. Full contemporary sprinkled leather, smooth backs divided into six panels by gilt double rules, leather title label to second panel, with title and volume number, covers bordered by gilt single fillet, edges sprinkled red. Slightly rubbed, a couple of corners bumped, spines slightly faded, lower cover of volume one has a couple of small black marks, lower cover of volume two has some damp staining. Internally a couple of ink marks to fore-edge, ffep of volume four has some mathematical workings, but generally quite bright and clean. A decent set. Reprint. Full Calf. Good. 12mo.

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  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Longman et al., 1840. Two works in five volumes - 'Works', (published 1840), Volume One - viii, 462pp; Volume Two - 467pp, [1] and Volume Three - iv, 465pp, [1]: 'Memoir', (published 1855), Volume One - xvi, 436pp and Volume Two - xxiv, 546pp. Uniform, slightly later, straight grain morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting volume label to third, remaining panels with gilt central lozenge and volute corner pieces, covers with gilt double fillet border and tudor rose corner pieces, with central gilt device and initials, nonpareil marbled endpapers with all edges marbled. Spines slightly faded, very minor rubbing to extremities, light foxing to endpapers and engraved portrait, occasional spotting to margins, but generally quite bright and clean. Smith, Sydney (1771 - 1845), author and wit, co-founder of the Edinburgh Review (See ODNB). Second Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Gilbert Cownly, 1686. [16], 436pp. Later (mid-nineteenth century) full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, author / title in gilt to second, remaining panels with gilt central diamond made up of four tulip heads, with volute corner pieces, covers with central panel design with volute internal corner pieces and floral external corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner dentelles, a.e.g. comb and curl marbled endpapers. Very minor rubbing to extremities, internally some light browning and spotting but generally fairly clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown, with another previous owners name to head of title, engraved frontispiece. Binding is J[ohn] Clarke, with his stamp to reverse of front marbled endpaper, who was described by Ramsden as "one of the best and most prolific of the London binders of the period". Wing T422. Reprint. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo.

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