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How Markets Fail : the logic of economic calamities.

By: CASSIDY, John.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2009.:

Seller ID: 9547

Condition: First English Edition, red cloth boards lettered black, in striking illustrated dustwrappers. Large 8vo (c.24 x 16 cms), c.pp398, a fine copy with the vulnerable mainly white unclipped dustwrappers also in fine condition.


Histoire Du Communisme : ou refutation historique des utopies socialistes. 3rd Edition.

By: COMMUNISM : Alfred Sudre : Goldsmid : English Jewry.

Price: £155.00

Publisher: Paris, Lecou 1850:

Seller ID: 3101

Condition: * Goldsmid Copy. * Handsome mid-19thC basket-weave green morocco with gilt rules, spine with gilt panels & red morocco label. With Goldsmid gilt monogram: also Goldsmid armorial bookplate: binding ticket of T. Armstrong, London. C.pp540, spine bit dulled. Very attractive copy with clean crisp text.


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.


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 Remarkable History Of The Rise & Fall Of Masaniello, The Fisherman Of Naples : containing an exact and impartial relation of the tumults and popular insurrections that happened in that kingdom [in 1647] on account of the tax upon fruits. The Second Edition, corrected.

By: MIDON, Francis.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: For R. Manby in the Old-Bailey near Ludgate-hill 1756:

Seller ID: 8982

Condition: * Philip Gosse Copy.* 2nd Edition, [?but later reissue?], contemporary speckled calf, very neatly rebacked retaining the original backstrip, later morocco label. Sm.8vo, portrait + c.pp240, title-page lightly damp-marked, contents very crisp. Binding lightly scuffed at corners, but a very good mellow copy.


Miscellanea : The First Part [complete thus]. Containing 1. A Survey of the Constitutions and Interests of the Empire, Sweden, Denmark, Spain Holland, France and Flanders ... in the year 1671. 2. An Essay upon the Original and Nature of Government. 3. An Essay upon the Advancement of Trade in Ireland. 4. Upon the conjuncture of Affairs in Oct 1673 [The Dutch War &c]. 5. Upon the Excess of Grief. 6. An Essay upon the Cure of Gout by Moxa. The 4th Edition.

By: TEMPLE, Sir William.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Printed for Tonson ... and Awnsham . and John Churchill 1693:

Seller ID: 8993

Condition: * Philip Gosse Copy.* 4th Edition, 19thC half calf over marbled paper sides. Sm.8vo, pp[iv] + 232, binding bit rubbed and worn but stout. Internally very clean and crisp : title-page with neat 17th/18thC signature of Robt. Mee [??] : and with some neat marginal notes and comments in ink in his hand.


A Narrative Of Events connected with the First Abdication of the Emperor Napoleon, his embarkation [sic] at Frejus and voyage to Elba on board His Majesty's ship Undaunted [AND] His Embarkation at Elba . and a journal of his extraordinary march to Paris as narrated by Colonel Laborde who accompanied the Emperor on that occasion.

By: USSHER, Captain Sir Thomas : Colonel Laborde : Napoleon.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Dublin, Grant and Bolton; London, James Fraser 1841:

Seller ID: 9146

Condition: First Edition, publisher's original mauve cloth gilt. Tall 8vo, pp100, original cloth typically slightly faded around the backstrip and with a few other light marks. Very small puncture to the edge of the top gilt motif on the backstrip, but overall a pretty good copy of a rare book. With half-title + tipped-in Errata slip.


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.


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.