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SIGNED – BETJEMAN, Sir John (1906-84). A Pictorial History of English Architecture. SIGNED, in what looks like pencil, to the half title by Betjeman and dated 1974. Square shaped, softcover (paperback) 4to. London, Penguin Books, 1974.
GRIMM & ANDERSEN. Old-time Stories from Grimm & Andersen. Father Tuck’s Golden Gift Series. Frontispiece – “By The Lake”, illustrated throughout. PROVENANCE: “Inscription to front pastedown dated September 1909” and later owner’s signature to verso of frontispiece. 4to. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. [no date c. 1909].
HATCHETT, Charles (1765-1847). The Spikenard of the Ancients. , 21,  pp. Folding plate depicting “Nardis Indica”. Interior: Pages age toned, pages heavily creased in places with soiling. Title page issued as half title-imprint/colophon of ‘William Nicol’ on the verso. Exterior: Publisher’s purple cloth (faded, upper board detached, spine cover/backstrip lacking). PRESENTATION COPY: “To Viscount Sidmouth – from the Author”. 4to.[London : Printed by W. Nicol 1836].
MOORE, George (1852-1933); Stephen Gooden (1892-1955). Peronnik the Fool. Engraved title page, 8 engravings (including two full page engravings). Interior: Occasional foxing and spotting, old glue staining to endpapers. Exterior: Publisher’s vellum, lettered in gilt (some wear, lacking original slipcase). LIMITED EDITION OF 525 COPIES, SIGNED BY GEORGE MOORE AND STEPHEN GOODEN, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 232. 4to. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1933.
QUENNELL, Peter. Poems. Interior: Browning to a few pages, sporadic foxing/spotting. Binding: Publisher’s blue quarter cloth with marbled boards (light wear, wear to corners). LIMITED EDITION OF 60 COPIES SIGNED BY PETER QUENNELL OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 11. Peter Quennell (1905-93) was the son of authors C.H.B. and Marjorie Quennell. He was an English biographer, literary historian, editor, essayist, poet, and critic. He wrote extensively on social history. 4to. (Size) London: Chatto & Windus, 1926.