AUSTEN, Jane (1775-1817), R. W. Chapman [compiler]. The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R.W. Chapman. With Notes Indexes and Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. Volume V- NORTHANGER ABBEY: AND PERSUASION. 14 illustrations: including folding plan of the City of Bath, and frontispiece to Mrs Parsons’ The Mysterious Warning…, and Title Page of Mrs. Radcliffe’s The Mysterious Udolpho. LARGE-PAPER EDITION, LIMITED TO 1,000 SETS, OF WHICH 950 ARE FOR SALE. 8vo. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1923. A lovely book and the ideal gift for Jane Austen fans. Rare
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.
Sir Anthony Coningham Stirling’s (Crimea Campaign) copy- SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY Sir William Stirling Maxwell. MAXWELL, William Stirling (1818-78). The Chief Victories of the Emperor Charles The Fifth Designed By Martin Heemskerck In M.D. L. V. Xxxvi, 91, . Beautifully illustrated throughout, decorative endpapers. Interior: some occasional light soiling. Binding: Publisher’s yellow and black pictorial cloth (some wear). Folio. London and Edinburgh: Privately Printed For The Editor, 1870.