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Sir Patrick Moore’s Copy. PROCTOR, R.A. (1837-88). Half Hours With The Telescope. Viii, 109 pp. 7 plates (including folding map). Interior: Spotting throughout, some wear to tissue guards, some trimming affecting headings of plates. Exterior: Publisher’s green pictorial cloth, gilt (wear, staining and fading, corner’s bumped). Small 8vo. London: W.H. Allen & Co., 1889.
1830’s Juvenile Book. [ANON]. Lectures Pour Les Enfans de 5 à 8 ans. Imité de L’anglais. Engraved title page, 2 pages of plates, illustrations within the text. Interior: pages age toned, one page torn with loss to a couple of letters, engraved title page is trimmed, sporadic spotting/foxing throughout. Binding: Later marbled wrappers with original printed wrappers adhered (and trimmed) to pastedowns, upper later wrapper has been re-adhered with clear tape, binding a little loose. Small 8vo. Genève, Paris: 1833.
[ANON]. London Old & New. Thackeray & Kingsley Hotels. 32pp. Interior: generally clean with some light marks. Binding: Publisher’s green pictorial wrappers (light rubbing, some marks/minor chipping). Small 8vo. [London]: [Kingsley and Thackeray Hotels], [no date, c.1928].
[ANON]. The Sunday Scholar and the Young Loiterer. (Light soiling). Publisher’s green pictorial wrappers (lacking lower wrapper, upper remaining wrapper is detached, light soiling). Upper wrapper is title page. 16pp. Small 8vo. Birmingham: Thomas Groom [no date., circa 1830s].
REDE, Lucy Leman. Flowers That Never Fade. 15 hand-coloured engravings (including hand-coloured frontispiece). (Foxing/staining to the bottom right hand corners throughout). Publisher’s salmon pictorial wrappers (soiled, especially to corners, a few contemporary pen doodles to lower wrapper). 31,  pp. Small 8vo. London: Dean & Munday, Threadneedle Street [no date c. 1820’s/30s].
Satirical Anti-Papist work by a former Franciscan who converted to Calvinism. From the Collection of Giancarlo Beltrame (1925-2011). RENOULT, Jean-Baptise (b. [?]1664). Les Avantures de la Madona et de François d’ Assise. Recueilles de plusieurs ouvrages des Docteurs Romains; Ecrites d’ un stile recreatif; en même temps capable de faire sentir le ridicule du Papisme sans aucune controverse. Small 8vo (145 x 93mm). Additional engraved title, woodcut device on title, head-pieces, initials and ornaments, 9 engraved plates, errata leaf (engraved title shaved, some very light spotting and staining, minor loss to blank margins in places -without loss to text). Contemporary half vellum (some wear to foot of spine, stained). Provenance: Max Fabrice (modern ex-libris sticker); Doublette (old armorial stamp and blindstamp on title); later German stamp. Amsterdam: Chez Daniel de la Feuille, 1701.