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English Illustration 'The Sixties' : 1855-70.

By: WHITE, Gleeson.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Bath, Kingsmead Reprints 1970:

Seller ID: 8861

Condition: Gilt cloth & illustrated dws. Thick 8vo, c.pp224, a fine copy. And with 130 plates. Still the principal book on the subject. Originally issued 1897.


Charles Whittingham : printer 1795-1876. An Exhibit of his works at Bailey/Howe Library at the University of Vermont. By John Buechler. Introduction by Janet Ing.

By: WHITTINGHAM, Charles : John Buechler : Janet Ing.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Vermont 1983:

Seller ID: 8842

Condition: Thick cream wrappers with title in black letter and device in red. C.pp40 including 4 facsimiles, a fine copy. Useful and informative exhibition catalogue with good text. Handsomely produced at the Stinehour Press.


Matrix 11 : A Review For Printers & Bibliophiles.

By: WHITTINGTON PRESS.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Whittington Press 1991:

Seller ID: 6850

Condition: Folio, original printed wrappers. An exceptionally fine unused copy, in MINT CONDITION.


Matrix 9 : A Review For Printers & Bibliophiles.

By: WHITTINGTON PRESS.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Whittington Press 1989:

Seller ID: 6849

Condition: Folio, original printed wrappers. An exceptionally fine unused copy, in MINT CONDITION.


Matrix 8 : A Review For Printers & Bibliophiles.

By: WHITTINGTON PRESS.

Price: £190.00

Publisher: Whittington Press 1988:

Seller ID: 6848

Condition: Folio, original printed wrappers. An exceptionally fine unused copy, in MINT CONDITION.


Matrix 7 : A Review For Printers & Bibliophiles.

By: WHITTINGTON PRESS.

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Whittington Press 1987:

Seller ID: 6847

Condition: Folio, original printed wrappers. MINT unused copy in ORIGINAL MAILING BOX.


A Sermon Preached before the King 27 February 1669/70.

By: WILKINS, Bishop John of Chester.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Maxwell for Gellibrand 1670.:

Seller ID: 2299

Condition: First Edition, disbound. Sm.4to, title & pp39 slightly browned. With preliminary blank.


Sonnets : and some others poems.

By: WINCHESTER, Clarence : Alcock [Poems by a Pilot].

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Taunton, Wessex Press 1928:

Seller ID: 5537

Condition: * Author's Presentation Copy : with Manuscript Poem. * First Edition, cloth-backed boards. Tall sq.8vo, c.pp32, printed boards a little darkened, very good.


The Life & Death of Thomas Wolsey, Cardinall (sic), divided into three parts, His Aspiring, Triumph and Death. By Thomas Storer, student of Christ Church in Oxford. Reprinted from the Edition of 1599. With an introducton and notes.

By: WOLSEY : Thomas Storer.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Oxford, Talbots & Wheeler 1826.:

Seller ID: 2853

Condition: Second Edition, elegant Regency green morocco gilt. C.pp115 with all edges gilt, bindng lightly rubbed and scuffed, mainly around the backstrip, else an excellent attractive copy with clean and crisp text.


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The Poetry Of Toil : compiled by Dorothy Wooldridge.

By: WOOLDRIDGE, Dorothy ed.

Price: £25.50

Publisher: Faber 1926.:

Seller ID: 1006

Condition: * Editor's Inscribed Presentation Copy.* First Edition, blue & black marbled cloth gilt. C.pp218, very good.


Two Lake Poets : A Catalogue of printed books, manuscripts and autograph letters by Wordsworth & Coleridge. Collected by Thomas James Wise.

By: WORDSWORTH, William : Samuel Coleridge : Thomas James Wise.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Dawson 1965:

Seller ID: 8853

Condition: Dawson Reprint, gilt cloth & dws. Roy.8vo, c.pp160, backstrip of dws just lightly faded, else excellent. And with 93pp illustrations. Originally issued 1927. The major bibliography.


The Welcome Of Isis : a poem occasioned by an expected visit of the Duke of Wellington to the University of Oxford [in 1820].

By: [BOONE, James Shergold] : Wellington.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Oxford, for Henry Slatter 1834:

Seller ID: 9105

Condition: First Edition thus, publisher's original green morocco elegantly gilt in Regency style. Tall 8vo a.e.g., portrait of Wellington + pp32 + many binder's blanks, just lightly scuffed at extremities, portrait and protective tissue a little foxed, an excellent copy.


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A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful.

By: [BURKE, Edmund].

Price: £2,050.00

Publisher: Dodsley 1757.:

Seller ID: 8991

Condition: First Edition, contemporary calf panelled in gilt, spine gilt in compartments and with red morocco label, and covers with armorial device in blind. Bound without the half-title. Spine just chipped at extreme head and foot, joints a little tender or strained but perfectly secure. Margins of first and last leaf slightly browned, neat little modern booklabel on endpaper. An excellent mellow copy of a vulnerable little book not often found in fine condition.


Strephon In Cambridge : with The Ballad Of Jasper Proctor. Orginally published in The Granta, and now for the first time made into a book. By Pauthos, embellished with designs by Hope [A. J. Hope-Reford].

By: [CAMBRIDGE : Henry Craven Nash : T. Girtin].

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Cambridge 1935:

Seller ID: 8737

Condition: First Edition, illustrated green wrappers. Tall 8vo, c.pp46, neat booklabel on endpaper, flimsy wrappers just slightly dusty and with one short nick neatly repaired, else a very good copy of a fragile piece. Illustrated with 14 drawings.


Talavera. Ninth Edition : to which are added Other Poems [WITH] Tribute To The Memory of the Rt Hon Spencer Perceval. By a Friend. Second Edition.

By: [CROKER, J. W.]

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Talavera, printed by Harding & White for Murray &c 1812 : and Tribute, printed by Harding & White for the Author 1812:

Seller ID: 9096

Condition: 2 Works-in-1 Vol. Sm.folio, contemporary diced calf with elegant gilt tooling forming Oxford-style rules, a.e.g. Talavera pp[iv] + 110, faint damp-mark across blank upper margins. With engraved portrait of Wellington : and title-page neatly signed John Flyer [??]. Tribute pp[vi] comprising half-title, frontispiece and title + 8pp with two engraved vignettes + [2]pp blank, the blank upper margins with 3cm dampstain not affecting text. Neatly rebacked and recornered retaining original gilt-decorated backstrip, binding a little rubbed in places, but a very good and well-presented stout copy.


The Wars of Wellington, a Narrative Poem; in Fifteen Cantos. Embellished with Six Engravings coloured from the original Paintings. By Dr Syntax.

By: [IMITATION of William Combe / Dr Syntax].

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, [printed by Charles Whittingham] for W. T. Gilling 1821.:

Seller ID: 9296

Condition: The Rare 1821 Reissue, near-contemporary tan calf over marbled paper sides, spine elegantly gilt, all edges of text block gilt. Large 4to, pp.vi + 175, title-page faintly dusty and just slightly creased at inner margin, binding a little rubbed or scuffed at extremities, else an excellent mellow copy. With handsome 19th century armorial bookplate of James Waller Sidney with motto Quo Fata Vocant.


Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon. Edited by Harry Lorrequer : with illustrations by Phiz [Hablot K. Browne].

By: [LEVER, Charles].

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall nd [c.1845]:

Seller ID: 9125

Condition: Early Edition, 2 vols, contemporary rose-madder cloth, sides with elegant blind-stamped design, spines with gilt pictorial vignette. Tall 8vos, pp[iv] + 334; [iv] + 336, neatly rebacked retaining original backstrips. With 44 plates including engraved title-pages [plates as ever with some foxing, the first few plates in Vol 2 heavily marked]. A good stout copy of an unusual edition.


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The Man Of The World. The 4th Edition.

By: [MACKENZIE, Henry].

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Strahan, and Cadell 1777.:

Seller ID: 7189

Condition: 2 Vols, contemporary tree calf, gilt-ruled spines with red morocco labels and green morocco numbering pieces. Couple of leaves in Vol 1 bit dust-soiled, and 1 leaf with small hole affecting one word [and similar hole in blank margin]. Vol 2 with corner torn from foot of one leaf affecting just a couple of words [text supplied]. Apart from these trifling faults, an exceptionally attractive copy. With neat 18thC signature on endpaper.


Joe Miller's Jests [11th Edition] : or The Wits Vade-Mecum. Being a collection of the most brilliant jests ... To which are added Choice Collections of Moral Sentences, and of the most pointed and truly valuable Epigrams in the British Tongue ... Most humbly inscribed to those choice-spirits of the age ... The 11th Edition, with large additions.

By: [MOTTLEY, John attributed compiler].

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Read in Dogwell-Court, Whyte-Fryers, Fleet-Street, and T. Hodges on London-Bridge [c.1770].:

Seller ID: 9086

Condition: Contemporary speckled calf ruled in gilt, very neatly rebacked and recornered in matching calf, with brown morocco label. Engraved frontispiece + printed title-page + pp192, handsome modern armorial bookplate on endpaper, lacking front free endpaper, frontispiece professionally re-attached by blank margin at the time that the book was rebacked, else an excellent mellow copy.


Image for The Manners Of The Age : in thirteen Moral Satirs [sic]. Written with a design to expose the vicious & irregular conduct of both sexes in the various pursuits of life. [By Thomas Newcomb].

The Manners Of The Age : in thirteen Moral Satirs [sic]. Written with a design to expose the vicious & irregular conduct of both sexes in the various pursuits of life. [By Thomas Newcomb].

By: [NEWCOMB, Thomas].

Price: £475.00

Publisher: Batley 1733:

Seller ID: 5340

Condition: First Edition, contemporary mottled calf gilt. Large 4to, total c.pp392 with jump in pagination as in all copies (comprising [iv] title + errata + 207 + [1] + 409-587 + [1]), joints cracked but secure, label on spine unobtrusively lacking. Endpaper with fine 18thC armorial bookplate of The Revd Mr Lee (see photo, and see note below). Excellent stout copy with text unusually clean bright & crisp.