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The Industrial Resources Of Ireland.

By: IRELAND : Sir Robert Kane.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Dublin UP for Hodges & Smith 1844.:

Seller ID: 2199

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth neatly rebacked retaining original backstrip. C.pp430, text slightly darkened and just a bit spotted, an excellent stout copy. With the tipped-in errata slip between p.xii and p.1.


Wood Magic : a fable. New Impression.

By: JEFFERIES, Richard.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Longmans 1907.:

Seller ID: 9479

Condition: Burgundy cloth, spine elegantly gilt with title and publisher's sailing ship motif. Small 8vo [binding c.19 x 12.5 cms], pp[xii], 379 uncut, small modern booklabel and neat ink note of purchase on reverse of front endpaper, couple of light marks and spine slightly faded, else an excellent attractive copy. With frontispiece and title-page vignette.


Image for Early Woodcut Initials: 15th & 16th Century ornamental letters.

Early Woodcut Initials: 15th & 16th Century ornamental letters.

By: JENNINGS, Oscar.

Price: £185.00

Publisher: Methuen 1908.:

Seller ID: 1938

Condition: Handsome gilt cloth. Thick 4to, c.pp300 t.e.g., others uncut, binding lightly marked, very good bright copy.


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The Story Of A Feather.

By: JERROLD, Douglas.

Price: £155.00

Publisher: Punch Office 1844:

Seller ID: 4003

Condition: First Edition, handsome later Riviere-style binding of tan morocco, spine with raised bands and elegantly gilt compartments, sides with quadruple gilt frame enclosing floral decoration at corners, and inner dentelles gilt. Sm.8vo, c.pp268 t.e.g., others uncut. * Endpaper with handsome morocco armorial bookplate of Alexander McGrigor. ** Original pictorial cloth front cover & backstrip bound in. *** With engraved frontispiece & title by Leech.


Samuel Johnson 1709-1784 [A Catalogue of Books offered for sale by Maggs Bros].

By: JOHNSON, Samuel : Maggs.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Maggs Bros Catalogue 1038, 1983:

Seller ID: 8867

Condition: Striking portrait wrappers. 4to, c.pp174 on plate paper, an excellent copy. With numerous illustrations throughout.


A Bibliography Of Samuel Johnson : by William Prideaux Courtney & David Nichol Smith.

By: JOHNSON, Samuel : William Prideaux Courtney & David Nichol Smith.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: OUP 1968:

Seller ID: 8774

Condition: Oxford reprint, gilt cloth & pink dws. C.pp194 + 38 type-facsimile illustrations [1 folding], a fine copy.


Image for The Lion & The Farmer : an engraving from Aesop's Fables 1928.

The Lion & The Farmer : an engraving from Aesop's Fables 1928.

By: JONES, David : Aesop.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: 1928.

Seller ID: 6878

Condition: Copper Engraving [image size c.6.5 x 8cms] attractively mounted & framed in simple lime-washed wood [size c.25.5 x 27cms].


A Life Of Wellington For Boys. Illustrated by John Absolon.

By: KELLY, Walter R. : Wellington.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Addey 1853:

Seller ID: 9118

Condition: First Edition, original blue cloth gilt. Text with a.e.g., ppviii + 301 + final blank + 8 advts. Very neatly rebacked retaining the original backstrip which is faded and very neatly repaired at extreme head and foot, with new front free endpaper. Original front pastedown with couple of neat 19thC signatures : also small attractive modern booklabel. Overall a very good firm copy of a cheaply produced and vulnerable book. With 8 full-page plates, all hand-coloured. Not listed in The Sandler Collection.


The Gates Of Memory.

By: KEYNES, Geoffrey.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press 1981; reprinted 1982:

Seller ID: 8898

Condition: Gilt cloth & illustrated dws. C.pp440, a fine bright copy. Includes 56 illustrations. Autobiography by the famous surgeon and outstanding book collector & scholar.


Space Craft [A Talk with illustrations on Optical Letter Spacing at the Wynkyn de Worde Society, Stationers (sic) Hall Meeting, 19 July 1973].

By: KINDERSLEY, David.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Wynkyn de Worde Society 1973.:

Seller ID: 9328

Condition: Sm.8vo booklet c. 16 x 12 cms, with white spiral binding. Comprises illustrated blue & white cover + 13pp text + 12pp illustrations + colophon, all printed on versos only of stiff card. The title card and all the illustrations each preceded by a stiff glassine sheet printed with explanatory captions in red. A fine copy of a delicate item.


The Book Of The Ranks & Dignities of British Society 1805 : chiefly intended for the instruction of young persons. Introduction by Clement Shorter.

By: LAMB, Charles attributed : Clement Shorter.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: CUP for Cape 1924:

Seller ID: 7745

Condition: With illustrated dws. Original period-style quarter marbled linen over boards with large printed label. Sm.8vo, c.pp136, armorial bookplate, dws lacking 4 cms at head of backstrip, else very good. With 8 colour plates + 16 other plates showing characters in full dress regalia.


The Vision & Creed Of Piers Ploughman. Edited from a contemporary manuscript, with historical intro, notes & glossary by Thomas Wright. 'Second Edition, revised'.

By: LANGLAND : Piers Ploughman : ed Thomas Wright.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Reeves & Turner 1887:

Seller ID: 5542

Condition: 2 Vols, gilt cloth. Dumpy 8vos uncut, folding red & black frontispiece bit spotted in margins : poor quality paper bit browned at edges. Unopened copy.


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Marie Laurencin : avec une preface par Marcel Jouhandeau.

By: LAURENCIN : Marcel Jouhandeau.

Price: £190.00

Publisher: Paris, Quatre Chemins 1928.:

Seller ID: 7150

Condition: Wrappers with printed label. Sm.folio, c.24pp text + 5 colour plates + 32 black-&-white plates. Endpaper with handsome small booklabel, wrappers faded to neutral, else very good.


Barren Honour : a tale.

By: LAWRENCE, G. A.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Parker & Bourn 1862:

Seller ID: 2924

Condition: First Edition, 2 Vols, near-contemporary quarter green morocco gilt by Birdsall. Endpapers foxed, some occasional light spotting of text, else an excellent attractive copy.


Sword And Gown [a novel].

By: LAWRENCE, G. A.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Parker 1859:

Seller ID: 3510

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth. C.pp316 with 4pp integral advts, slight wear and cloth lightly marked, a very good copy of a scarce and fragile book. Endpaper signed R. J. Aldersey[?] 1859.


Revaluation : Tradition & Development In English Poetry.

By: LEAVIS, F. R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus 1936:

Seller ID: 8958

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth, with dws. C.pp286 t.e.tinted, others untrimmed, tiny signature of the writer N. Furlong on endpaper. The scarce & fragile dws are browned along the spine, and slightly dusty at the edges, but are otherwise in excellent shape. The book itself is in fine and bright condition.


Poems by John Lee Lewes.

By: LEWES, John Lee.

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Liverpool, printed James Smith 1811:

Seller ID: 1631

Condition: First Edition, contemporary gilt calf with morocco label. Tall 8vo a.e.g., c.pp248 [half-title required?], some slight wear & scuffing. Frontispiece creased in blank margin and with small piece nipped from blank lower corner. Else an attractive mellow copy.


The Twentieth Century Book : its illustration & design.

By: LEWIS, John.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Studio Vista 1967.:

Seller ID: 1389

Condition: Gilt cloth & attractive illustrated dws. Folio, c.pp272, an excellent copy. Includes c.460 illustrations [some in colour].


The Twentieth Century Book : its illustration & design.

By: LEWIS, John.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Studio Vista 1967:

Seller ID: 1391

Condition: Gilt cloth & attractive illustrated dws. Folio, c.pp272, short nick to rear of dws neatly sealed, a very good copy. Includes c.460 illustrations [some in colour].


Anatomy Of Printing : the influences of art & history on printing design.

By: LEWIS, John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Faber 1970:

Seller ID: 8893

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth. Folio, c.pp228, covers just lightly marked, else very good. Includes 225 text illustrations. And with 80 plates, some in colour.