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Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 130 in the Wine Room at King's College, Cambridge on 23 June 1955.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Stanley Morison : Reynolds Stone : John Dreyfus.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1955.:

Seller ID: 8758

Condition: Striking Curwen-style red, black & gold patterned wrappers c. 18.5 x 12 cms, with large gold label. Containing 4pp sewn-in and handsomely printed in red & black, a fine copy of a very fragile little piece.

Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 89 on 5 March 1947. At this dinner : Modern Magazine Make-Up : Stanley Morison opens discussion : The President in the Chair.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Stanley Morison : Vivian Ridler.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1947.:

Seller ID: 9353

Condition: 4pp c. 15 x 12 cms french-fold on tinted paper. Cover illustrated with stylised conjoined hands in red and black : inside illustrated with stylised joints of meat also in red and black, fine.

Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 38 on 4 May 1933.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Stephen Gaselee : John Carter.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1933.:

Seller ID: 8751

Condition: Card folded once to form 4pp c. 18.5 x 11 cms, with decorative front cover. And with loosely inserted grey card c. 15.5 x 10 cms printed with John Carter's address and with Double Crown Club initials DCC all in blue. Both items in fine condition.

Invitation for Double Crown Club Dinner 280 at Oriel College, Oxford on 9 Aug 1985.


Price: £24.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1985.:

Seller ID: 8749

Condition: 4 pages c. 21.5 x 14 cms french-fold on thick tinted paper, printed in red & black throughout, text with ink tick confirming payment sent, else fine.

Microcosmography 1628 : or a piece of the world discovered. In essays & characters. New Edition with notes & appendix : edited Philip Bliss.

By: EARLE, John, Bishop Of Salisbury : Philip Bliss.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Harding; and White & Cochrane 1811:

Seller ID: 5002

Condition: First Bliss Edition, contemporary gilt vellum, brown morocco label just chipped. C.pp360, vellum bit dusty & soiled. Elegant endpaper signature of Edward Sisson [?? a pencil note suggests, wrongly, provost of Trinity College, Dublin] and date(?) 34TCD. Also attractive ticket of David Nutt, late 19thC London bookseller & editor. Excellent attractive copy with clean crisp text.

Delizie Galanti del XVIII Secolo [Delightful Gallantry of the 18th Century : with illustrations after Cochin, Eisen, Boucher, Moreau Le Jeune, Charles Monnet, Binet &c].

By: EROTICA : Cochin : Eisen : Boucher : Moreau Le Jeune : Charles Monnet : Binet.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Milan, Perrella [1950s]:

Seller ID: 7742

Condition: Stiff green wrappers sunned around backstrip. Tall 8vo, 12pp title + text &c, complete with 56 loose-leaf plates printed with captions and borders in red, neat booklabel, excellent copy in slip-case.

A Book Of Towers and other buildings of Southern Europe. Copper engravings by Richard Wyndham : introduction and descriptions by Sacheverell Sitwell.

By: ETCHELLS & MACDONALD : Richard Wyndham : Sacheverell Sitwell.

Price: £240.00

Publisher: Etchells & Macdonald 1928.:

Seller ID: 7805

Condition: Half vellum/parchment lettered in gilt, salmon-pink boards with illustration in black, card slip-case with large pictorial paper label. Folio, c.pp118 uncut, neat endpaper booklabel, spine just lightly dusty, slip-case slightly worn, else an excellent copy of a delicate book. With 25 copper-engraved illustrations.

The Adventures Of Joseph Andrews.

By: FIELDING, Henry.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Cochrane 1832:

Seller ID: 9257

Condition: * Issued without the frontispiece (see note below).* First Cruikshank Edition, publisher's original glazed fawn watered linen, treble dark blue paper labels lettered in gilt. Dumpy 8vo, ppiv + xii + 336 uncut, sides of delicate binding bit dusty or grubby, backstrip sunned to a darker brown, very slight wear, but a very good stout and secure copy. With 3 etched plates by George Cruikshank. Text and plates attractively clean and crisp. Uncommon in the original delicate binding.

A Point Of Departure : poems by Joyce Finzi. Wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith.

By: FINZI, Joyce : and Richard Shirley Smith.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Golden Head Press 1967:

Seller ID: 9206

Condition: First Edition, glossy dark blue illustrated wrappers lettered in white. C.pp50, couple of trifling marks, a near-fine copy of a fragile book.

Select Works of the Rev. John Flavell. Edited by the Rev. C. Bradley.

By: FLAVELL, Rev. John.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, printed by A. J. Valpy for L. B. Seeley 1823.:

Seller ID: 9262

Condition: First Edition thus, 2 Vols, publisher's contemporary half black morocco, marbled paper sides, spines lettered in gilt and with later armorial insignia in gilt. 8vos, c.pp334; and c.pp500, both vols bound without half-titles (?), bindings just lightly scuffed or rubbed, else a very good set. Both vols with neat early signature on title-page : Vol 1 front endpaper with neat inscription 'A good book. A. West 21 June 1856. Bathboys' : and endpaper of both vols with handsome modern armorial bookplate.

The Emblematic Language Of Flowers. New Edition.


Price: £60.00

Publisher: Bogue nd [1860s]:

Seller ID: 8553

Condition: Original cloth pictorially gilt. Sm.8vo c.4 x 2.75 ins, c.pp64, neat 1863 inscription and neat booklabel on endpaper, a very good copy of a fragile little book. With striking colour frontispiece.

Food & Drink Through The Ages 2500 BC to 1937 AD. A Catalogue by Maggs Booksellers of antiquities, manuscripts, books and engravings treating of cookery, eating & drinking.

By: FOOD : Maggs Booksellers.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Maggs Booksellers Catalogue 645, 1937:

Seller ID: 8913

Condition: Illustrated cream wrappers. Roy.8vo, c.pp204, vulnerable wrappers a little dusty, else a very good copy of a fragile item. Includes 61 illustrations.

Image for A View Without A Room.

A View Without A Room.


Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Albondocani Press 1973.:

Seller ID: 9151

Condition: First Edition, patterned wrappers and printed label. C.pp20, owner's handsome little label on wrapper turn-in, a fine copy.

Robert & Andrew Foulis and the Glasgow Press : with some account of the Glasgow Academy of the Fine Arts. By D. Murray.

By: FOULIS : D. Murray.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Maclehose 1913:

Seller ID: 1373

Condition: Linen-backed boards. 4to, c.pp155 uncut, as so often boards and label somewhat age-darkened, but else a very good copy of a vulnerable book. Contents extremely clean and bright : with the spare label tipped-in at rear. With 13 plates & facsimiles.

The Works In Verse & Prose. With Memoir. Second Edition revised with additions.

By: FRERE, John Hookham : Aristophanes : Arthurian.

Price: £121.00

Publisher: B. M. Pickering 1874:

Seller ID: 6365

Condition: 3 Vols uncut, with 2 portraits. Crimson cloth, spines just sunned, paper labels bit darkened. Armorial bookplate of Arthur Melville Clark. Excellent attractive set.

Christmas 1982.

By: FRIENDS' PRESS, Cambridge : Patricia Jaffe : Mrs Turner.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, The Friends' Press 1982:

Seller ID: 7735

Condition: Striking marbled paper chemise with decorative label in red. Narrow 8vo, containing 8 loose leaves, a fine copy.

Image for David Garrick : by Margaret Barton.

David Garrick : by Margaret Barton.

By: GARRICK, David : Margaret Barton.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Faber 1948.:

Seller ID: 1071

Condition: First Edition, c.pp324, fine in illustrated dws. Illustrated with 18 plates.

Image for Letters In Rhyme, to and from E. Gerard, Portrait Painter, Liverpool. With a number of Humourous Embellishments, drawn on stone by the author.

Letters In Rhyme, to and from E. Gerard, Portrait Painter, Liverpool. With a number of Humourous Embellishments, drawn on stone by the author.

By: GERARD, E. [Ebenezer].

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Liverpool, printed by Rushton and Melling; sold by E. Smith & Co. … Manchester; Bucks and Kinnebrook, Norwich; Hillyard and Morgan, Bristol; and all Booksellers.:

Seller ID: 10140

Condition: First Edition, original brown paper boards, protected by a marbled paper slip-case with green morocco label lettered in gilt. Pp.[iv], vi, 179. Includes 5 tipped-in lithograph illustrations : the folded facsimile One Pound Bank Note a little foxed, the other 4 illustrations very clean. Very neatly and unobtrusively repaired at an early date with the boards supplied with near-matching brown paper, endpapers with attractive mid-20th century bookplate. An excellent mellow copy with very clean crisp illustrations and text.

Servile Labour & Contemplation. Foreword by Brocard Sewell.

By: GILL, Eric : Brocard Sewell.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aylesford Press 1989:

Seller ID: 2868

Condition: Quarter cloth & marbled boards, with handsome dws, c.pp24, a very fine copy.

Biographical Sketches Of Eminent Artists : comprising Painters, Sculptors, Engravers & Architects from the earliest ages to the present time. Interspersed with original anecdotes. With an Introduction containing a brief account of various schools of art. By John Gould.

By: GOULD, John : William Blake.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Effingham Wilson 1834:

Seller ID: 9057

Condition: First Edition, contemporary gilt calf, morocco label. Thick dumpy 8vo, c.pp772, binding a bit rubbed and scuffed, some cracking of joints [this is a book too thick for its height], slight creasing to extreme bottom corner of c.60pp, still a decent mellow copy, and internally very clean and bright. With folding engraved frontispiece of the facade of The National Gallery.