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Image for Addisoniana [by Sir Richard Phillips].

Addisoniana [by Sir Richard Phillips].

By: ADDISON : Sir Richard Phillips.

Price: £155.00

Publisher: Printed for Richard Phillips [1803].:

Seller ID: 7286

Condition: First Edition, 2 Vols, sm.8vos, contemporary polished calf gilt, small red & green red morocco labels. Striking contemporary armorial bookplate of Sir Michael R. Shaw Stewart. Vol 2 with final 6pp integral advts. With engraved titles + 2 portraits + 7 folding manuscript facsimiles. Aside from some light wear & abrasion to the covers, an attractively clean bright copy.


Life Of Joseph Addison. By Peter Smithers.

By: ADDISON, Joseph : Peter Smithers.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press 1954:

Seller ID: 1185

Condition: First Edition, c.pp500, fine in trifle dulled dws. Scarce : the authoritative life. With 4 plates


Image for Windsor Castle : an historical romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank & Tony Johannot : with designs on wood by W. A. Delamotte.

Windsor Castle : an historical romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank & Tony Johannot : with designs on wood by W. A. Delamotte.

By: AINSWORTH, William Harrison : Cruikshank, Johannot & Delamotte illus.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Colburn 1843.:

Seller ID: 8215

Condition: First Illustrated Book Edition, original blue cloth pictorially gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp236 uncut, spine just slightly sunned, vulnerable binding lightly bumped or marked here and there, but very good. Endpaper with ticket of original 19thC bookseller Weller of Croydon. With portrait by Maclise + etched title by Johannot + 14 engraved illustrations by Cruikshank + 4 by Johannot and + 87 woodcut illustrations by Delamotte.


The Poetical Works.

By: AKENSIDE, Mark.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Pickering 1835.

Seller ID: 5082

Condition: First Pickering Edition, later full polished scarlet calf by Birdsall, spine elegantly gilt, tan morocco label. Sm.8vo t.e.g., others uncut, spine a little sunned, an extremely attractive bright clean & crisp copy. ** Portrait & 85pp Memoir by Dyce.


Memoirs Of The Life & Writings of Victor Alfieri : written by himself. Translated from the Italian.

By: ALFIERI, Victor.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, printed for Henry Colburn 1810.:

Seller ID: 8166

Condition: First English Edition, 2 Vols, near-contemporary half calf gilt, double green & brown morocco labels. C.pp[x], [5]-286; pp[vi], [5]-328, some occasional spotting or foxing, bindings bit scuffed or rubbed at extremities, upper joint of Vol 1 cracked through, else an acceptable copy.


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The Vicar of Bray : A Tale.

By: ANON.

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: London, printed for R. Baldwin 1771.:

Seller ID: 9537

Condition: First Edition, 2 Vols, tall 12mo [binding c.17.5 x 11 cms], very smartly and handsomely bound in modern period-style polished tan calf, the spines ruled and numbered in gilt, and with red morocco labels. First and last leaf in both vols a little browned around the margin from contact with the turn-ins of the original binding, Vol 1 with tiny piece nipped from top corner of first two leaves, occasional light spotting of text. Overall an exceptional copy, very bright and attractive.


Arabian Poetry For English Readers. Edited with intro & notes.

By: ARABIAN Poetry : W. A. Clouston.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Glasgow 1881.

Seller ID: 5331

Condition: First Edition, half green morocco. C.pp544 t.e.g., others uncut. With frontispiece + folding table + plate of music. Excellent bright & attractive copy.


Jane Austen : A Critical Bibliography. By R. W. Chapman.

By: AUSTEN, Jane : R. W. Chapman.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OUP 1953:

Seller ID: 2982

Condition: First Edition, c.pp70, gilt cloth, very good. With neat signature of Mary Arnold 1957. 1250 copies. Gilson M856.


Early Poems : by Enid Bagnold. Introduction by R. P. Lister.

By: BAGNOLD, Enid : R. P. Lister : Whittington Press.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Whittington Press 1987.

Seller ID: 8148

Condition: Quarter hessian over mauve & purple patterned paper boards, printed paper label. Roy.8vo, c.pp42 uncut, a fine copy. * With title-page wood engraving by Miriam Macgregor. ** 175 numbered copies [& 25 Specials]. Typically very attractive early book from the Whittington Press.


Image for Old Ballads Historical and Narrative : with some of modern date. Collected from rare copies and manuscripts by Thomas Evans. A New Edition revised & considerably enlarged from public & private collections by his son R. H. Evans.

Old Ballads Historical and Narrative : with some of modern date. Collected from rare copies and manuscripts by Thomas Evans. A New Edition revised & considerably enlarged from public & private collections by his son R. H. Evans.

By: BALLADS : Thomas & R.H. Evans editors.

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Bulmer for R. H. Evans 1810.

Seller ID: 10143

Condition: First R. H. Evans Edition, with all of Vol 1 comprising entirely new material. 4 vols, contemporary half calf gilt. Vol 1 hinges secure but with some light cracking to lower third. With half-titles : and Vol 1 with frontispiece. Attractive mellow set with very clean crisp texts.


The Smuggler : a tale.

By: BANIM, John.

Price: £155.00

Publisher: Bentley Standard Novels 29, 1833.

Seller ID: 7170

Condition: First BSN Edition, contemporary half calf elegantly gilt, black morocco label. Engraved frontis & title, with printed title. Bound without printed series title. Marbled paper sides just scuffed at edge. Extremely attractive bright copy.


The Poetical Works.

By: BEATTIE, James.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Pickering 1831.

Seller ID: 2579

Condition: First Pickering Edition, later full polished scarlet calf by Birdsall, spine elegantly gilt, tan morocco label. Sm.8vo t.e.g., others uncut, spine sunned to tan-red, a very attractive bright clean & crisp copy. ** Portrait & with 68pp Memoir by Dyce.


Le Mariage De Figaro : comedie en cinq actes. Avec une Etude par Auguste Vitu.

By: BEAUMARCHAIS, Canon de.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles nd [c.1880s].:

Seller ID: 9490

Condition: First Vitu Edition, very attractively bound in quarter calf over marbled paper boards, the spine elegantly panelled and decorated with floral motifs in gilt, and with a green morocco label. Small 8vo [binding c.18 x 11 cms], pp[iv], 337 + [3], text block with top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Attractive small modern booklabel on preliminary blank and pencil note of purchase in Paris in 1931. Edges of pages just age-toned, as always with this type of paper, else a very bright and attractive copy.


Icelandic Lyrics. Originals And Translations selected & edited [with introductions] by Prof. Richard Beck

By: BECK, Richard.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Iceland, Reykjavick, Bjarnarson 1930.

Seller ID: 7247

Condition: First Edition, half black calf gilt over marbled boards. C.pp270 decoratively printed on a vellum-like paper, excellent copy. * With pen-&-ink portraits of each of the 30 poets represented. ** Includes a section on Icelandic-American poets. With parallel Icelandic & English texts. *** Attractive book by a leading Icelandic authority.


Thomas Lovell Beddoes : eccentric & poet. By R. H. Snow.

By: BEDDOES, Thomas Lovell : R. H. Snow.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Covici Friede 1928.

Seller ID: 3806

Condition: First Edition, cloth lettered in black, this copy unusually with the fragile and uncommon dustwrappers. Roy.8vo, portrait & c.pp237 with untrimmed edges as issued.


The Happy Hypocrite. Illustrated by George Sheringham.

By: BEERBOHM, Max.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head [1915]:

Seller ID: 9198

Condition: First Illustrated Edition, gilt buckram, front board with striking floral design in colours and gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp71 uncut, some light spotting of text, spine lettering bit faded, lower cover a bit soiled, overall covers a bit dulled and scuffed. With illustrated endpapers : illustrated title-page in black & gold : 10 large pictorial initials and tail-pieces : and 24 full-page tissue-guarded colour plates.


Around Theatres.

By: BEERBOHM, Max.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf 1930.

Seller ID: 5489

Condition: First Separate Edition, 2 vols, black cloth elegantly gilt, yellow dws. Roy.8vo, t.e.g., others uncut, dws a little worn & darkened, excellent copy. ** Beerbohm's theatre essays c.1900-10. Handsome volumes.


Image for Reflets De La Bibliophile En Belgique [Exhibition Catalogue of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and Autographs at the Royal Albert Library in Brussels].

Reflets De La Bibliophile En Belgique [Exhibition Catalogue of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and Autographs at the Royal Albert Library in Brussels].

By: BELGIAN Books [Mary Shelley & Frankenstein Interest]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Soc Bib Belgique 1969.:

Seller ID: 7530

Condition: Printed wrappers. Tall 8vo, c.pp144, excellent. With numerous text illus + 37 plates.


A Memoir : written by himself 1822 - 1828. With an introduction by Selwyn Image.

By: BEWICK, Thomas.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head 1924.:

Seller ID: 9451

Condition: First Selwyn Image Edition, roy.8vo [binding c. 24 x 16 cms], olive green-brown cloth lettered and with Bewick vignette in black, top edge of text block tinted red, others uncut. C.pp306, small attractive bookplate on half-title, larger bookplate removed from front pastedown, gutters of endpapers resealed with tape, binding bit worn and dulled, overall a stout copy. With portrait plate of Bewick + 60 other Bewick illustrations in text.


Poems By Lucy Bickersteth.

By: BICKERSTETH, Lucy : Shakespeare Head Press.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford, Shakespeare Head Press [1930s].

Seller ID: 7527

Condition: * Signed Copy & with Manuscript Poems & Letter. * Sq.8vo, c.pp90 uncut, simple printed wrappers bit worn & dulled.