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Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland… 1885.£85.00
HAWKINS, Edward (1780-1867). Augustus W. Franks, Herbert A. Grueber. Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II. 2 volumes. Frontispiece to volume 1, frontispiece (bound in facing upwards) to volume 2. Interior: Volume 1 staining to top right hand corner of text block throughout. General age toning to pages in both volumes, a few repairs in clear tape. Exterior: Later brown cloth (blind stamped to both volumes with Library markings). 8vo. London: Printed by the Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, 1885.
Stratford-upon-Avon. The Official Guide. [c. 1939-45].£10.00
Stratford-Upon-Avon The Official Guide. Monochrome photographic frontispiece of The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. 76pp. Interior: Generally clean, occasional foxing-(including to title page). Binding: Publisher’s tan and red pictorial wrappers (staples rusted- offsetting on to map at the centre), wear to wrappers. 8vo. Cheltenham; Ed. J. Burrow & Co., [no date c. 1939-45].
Poor Jack. .£20.00
MARRYAT, Captain [Frederick] (1792-1848). S.H. Vedder (Illustrations). Poor Jack. 6 plates (mis-bound but present). Viii, 346, [22 pp. adverts], pp. Interior: Pages age toned, occasional spotting. Sheet of publisher’s adverts tipped in on front endpaper (tearing to advert page, endpapers slightly soiled). Exterior: Publisher’s brown, pink and gilt pictorial cloth (light wear and rubbing). 8vo. London: Walter Scott Limited, [no date c.1896- publisher’s adverts at rear dated 1896].
The Fleet Its River, Prison, and Marriages. 1888.£55.00
ASHTON, John (1834-1911). The Fleet Its River, Prison, and Marriages. Folding frontispiece, engraved title page, illustrations within the text, folding map at the rear (last panel of map is detached but present, chipping and staining to corners of map). Xvi, 385pp. Interior: Sporadic spotting and foxing. Exterior: Publisher’s pink/red pictorial cloth (Wear- tearing and fraying). 8vo. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1888.
The Tour of Doctor Syntax. [c. 1821]£300.00
COMBE, William (1742-1823). [The Tour of Doctor Syntax] In Search of the Picturesque/Consolation/A Wife. 3 volumes each individually named. Consolation: 24 plates, …Wife: 24 plates + hand coloured engraved title page, Picturesque (spine labelled as ‘lakes’), 31 plates. General Interior: some pages detached, occasional closed tearing and a few historic repairs to blank margins, a number of the plates have been trimmed to fit the binding- including loss to titles under plates, pages age toned, sporadic spotting, foxing, light browning and some old paper repairs to pages in places. Exterior: Contemporary green half calf with marbled boards (worn). 8vo. …Mixed editions: Picturesque: Fourth Edition, London: Ackerman 1813, …Consolation: London- Ackerman, 1820, …Wife: R. Ackerman, [1821- engraved title page trimmed with loss to date].
The American Revolution. [Vol 1: 1899, Vols 2 & 3: 1903].£125.00
TREVELYAN, Sir George Otto (1838-1928). The American Revolution. 3 volumes: The American Revolution Part 1 1766-1776, The American Revolution Part 2 (in 2 volumes). V1:XI, 468, V2: X, 384, V3: Vii, 374 pp. 3 folding maps. Interior: Occasional light spotting. Some tearing to maps. Exterior: Red/plum crushed, half morocco. Binding by Riviere & Son. (boards detached, others loosening, spine coverings/backstrips on volumes detached -on one side, rubbing/wear to covers/spines and joints). 8vo. London: Longmans, Green and Company, [Vol 1: 1899, Vols 2 & 3: 1903].
The Life of Samuel Johnson… 1823.£100.00
BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. Comprehending an Account of his Studies and Numerous Works, In Chronological Order. 4 volumes. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Johnson to volume 1. 2 folding tables. Interior: No half titles, occasional spotting, endpapers detaching/detached. Some pages mis-numbered- but present. Occasional tearing with loss to blank margins- not to text. Exterior: Full contemporary calf (boards and spines worn, one board hanging by a thread, boards loose/ detaching on other volumes). 8vo. London: J. Richardson & Co, 1823.
The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood. [c. 1880s]£30.00
The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood. Edited, With a Critical Memoir, by William Michael Rossetti. First Series. 8 plates (trimming with loss to headings). Xxxi, , 400, [16pp. adverts] pp. Interior: Pages age toned, occasional spotting and foxing. Exterior: Contemporary red calf with pebbled boards (light wear). 8vo. London: Ward, Lock, and Co., [c.1880s].
Corpus Doctrinae Christianae Ecclesiarium… 1623.£250.00
Early 17th Century Book in Contemporary Binding- Wodehouse Provenance. URSINI, Dr. Zachariae; David Parei. Corpus Doctrinae Christianae Ecclesiarium à Papatu Reformatarum, Continens Explicationes Catecheticas. , [blank], 946, [blank], 240pp. Interior: Some browning and soiling, pages age toned, some staining. Bottom right-hand corner of text block has been singed/burnt affecting about a third of the book with loss to blank margins, characters and catch-words. Perhaps singed by a candle?! Front and rear endpaper partially removed, lacking paste-downs. Exterior: Contemporary 17th century calf, (worn). PROVENANCE: Wodehouse Kimberly 1838 (inscription to armorial bookplate inside on front board ). Possible connection to P.G. Wodehouse family. 8vo. Bremae, 1623.
Christmas In Many Lands. [c. 1891]£25.00
SCANNELL, Florence; Edith. Scannell. Christmas In Many Lands. Four stories: “The Highwaymen Christmas In England”, “Jean Noel Christmas In France”, “Golden Wings Christmas In Germany”, “The Pifferari Christmas In Italy”. Illustrated throughout. 32, 32, 32, 32 pp. Interior: Light soiling and some marks, front endpaper detached and chipped. Exterior: Binding- a little loose, text block split in places. Yellow, cloth with worn pictorial illustration- cloth worn. 8vo. Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. [no date c. 1891].
Two ‘Beautiful England’ Vintage Books on London£20.00
Two ‘Beautiful England’ Vintage Books on London & Greater London. JERROLD, Walter; E. W. Haslehust (illustrator). Beautiful England. The Heart of London. , 64pp. 12 plates (including: The Tower Bridge, In St. Olave’s-Hart Street, Looking west up Fleet Street to the Law Courts, Remains of the George Inn-Southwark). 8vo. London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited, [no date. c. 1930’s]. WITH: JERROLD, Walter; E. W. Haslehust (illustrator). Beautiful England. Rambles in Greater London. , 64pp. 12 plates (including: View on Hampstead heath, Milton’s Cottage-Chalfont St. Giles, Eltham Palace, Dulwich Old School). 8vo. London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited, [no date. c. 1930s].
Essay on Irish Bulls. 1802.£95.00
EDGEWORTH, Maria; Richard Lovell Edgeworth. Essay on Irish Bulls. FIRST EDITION. , 316 pp. Interior: No half title, sporadic staining in places, worn hole puncture mark to bottom blank margin, piercing same place on pages throughout, worming to lower blank margins on last ten pages, pages age toned, occasional spotting/foxing. Otherwise good. Exterior: full contemporary calf (worn, rubbed corners bumped), spine re-backed (a while ago). 8vo. London: J. Johnson, 1802.
The Reform of the National Schools. 1876.£55.00
MORTON, James. The Reform of the National Schools. 148pp. Interior: browning to first and last pages, sporadic occasional light spotting. Binding: Publisher’s purple/dark red cloth (fading to spine and covers, some staining and wear, corners bumped). 8vo. Glasgow: Thomas Murray & Son, 1876.
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope. 1806.£50.00
WARTON, Joseph (1722-1800). An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope. 2 volumes. Frontispiece to both volumes, MS plate (depicting handwriting). Interior: pages age toned, staining to frontispieces, paste-downs and endpapers, trimming to frontispieces (with minor loss), pp. 311-314 (volume 2) trimmed with loss to a few lines of text and a few catchwords. Binding: Contemporary calf (worn, corners bumped). 8vo. London: W.J. & J. Richardson, 1806.
Susy’s Sacrifice. [Quirky mis-binding]. 1899.£30.00
Quirky Binding: Scarce Victorian Novel. [MATTHEWS, JULIA A]. Susy’s Sacrifice. 299pp. 3 plates (including frontispiece which is bound elsewhere in the book, i.e. not at the title page). Interior: Occasional light foxing/spotting, age toning to pages. Binding: This book has been re-bound using different binding (red calf, decorated in gilt) of another book entitled: ‘My Lady Nicotine’. (Presumably the J.M. Barrie novel), light rubbing and wear to boards, corners, and extremities, gold leaf to corners of text block. 8vo. London, J. Nisbet & Co., 1899.
A Sermon Preached in St. Andrew’s Church… 1828.£16.00
Rev. J. JONES’ A Sermon Preached in St. Andrew’s Church, Liverpool, On Sunday, The 23rd November 1828. 30pp. Interior: Occasional light spotting, some creasing, no Half-Title. Binding: dis-bound (i.e. without boards). 8vo. Liverpool, 1828.
Adams Illustrated Guide Rye and District. 1960.£10.00
FOSTER, Jim. Adams Illustrated Guide Rye and District. Monochrome photographs/illustrations throughout, folding map at the rear. 96pp. Interior: light age toning to pages, top right corners of pages creased. Binding: publisher’s red/orange and white pictorial wrappers (creasing, previous owner’s name partially erased at top right hand corner, spine chipped with minor loss, light wear to covers). 8vo. [Rye]: Adams of Rye Limited, 1960.
Ranworth A Village and Church On The Broads. 1959.£8.00
[ANON]. Ranworth A Village and Church On The Broads. 32pp. Monochrome photographic plates throughout. Interior: pages age toned, some creasing. Binding: Publisher’s yellow pictorial wrappers (some wear and staining, light rusting to staples). 8vo. Norwich: Page Bros. 1959.
Abbey of Blessed Mary of Dene [,] Flaxley.£8.00
[ANON]. Abbey of Blessed Mary of Dene [,] Flaxley. 8pp. (With 4pp: Monochrome photographic plates). Interior: generally clean, pages lightly age toned. Binding: Cream wrappers with armorial crest in gilt and red, wrappers lettered in red. (Light soiling, creasing to edges, staples rusting a little). 8vo. [No place]: [Flaxley Abbey], [no date. c.early/mid 20th century].
The Dream: Or The True History of Deacon Giles’s Distillery… [c. 1843-48]£120.00
RARE AMERICAN ANTI-ALCOHOL RELATED PAMPHLET. [c.1840’s]. [CHEEVER, George Barrell, (1807-90)]. The Dream: Or The True History of Deacon Giles’s Distillery, and Deacon Jones’s Brewery. Reported for the Benefit of Posterity. “It was a Dream, yet not all a dream”. Folding frontispiece illustration, numerous woodcut engravings within the text. Interior: light soiling, light soiling, spotting. Binding: Original yellow wrappers. (Binding frail, text block hanging by a thread in places, wrappers detached, some chipping and tearing with loss, soiling). 32pp. 8vo. New York and Boston: Printed For the Publisher’s. [no date c. 1843-48].