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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.


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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.


Edible Architecture : by Margot Coatts.

By: LIBANUS PRESS : Margot Coatts.

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Libanus Press 1987:

Seller ID: 9197

Condition: Quarter linen lettered in gilt over patterned boards. Tall 8vo, c.pp40 uncut, owner's neat label on endpaper, a fine copy. With 20 drawings [8 full-page] by Ian Beck, all hand-coloured through stencils.


Lays Of Ancient Rome. With illustrations, original and from the antique, drawn on wood by George Scharf. New Edition.

By: MACAULAY, Lord.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Longmans 1865:

Seller ID: 9142

Condition: Half red morocco gilt over red cloth sides. Large square 8vo, c.pp210 t.e.g., some very light age-darkening of blank margin of text, neat 1922 signature on a blank prelim. Binding just lightly scuffed at extremities, cloth sides just faintly faded, overall an excellent bright and attractive copy.


Direadh I, II & III. By Hugh MacDiarmid.

By: MacDIARMID, Hugh.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Mardersteig, Stamperia Valdonega, 1974:

Seller ID: 2368

Condition: First Edition, quarter morocco gilt & slip-case. Sm.folio, c.pp54 uncut in red & black, couple of trifling marks, excellent.


Winter Dragoncards : Fourteen Poems for Christmas and Winter.

By: MANDEVILLE PRESS : Peter Scupham et al.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Hitchin, The Mandeville Press [1970s].:

Seller ID: 9434

Condition: 14 variously coloured stiff cards + title card, each c. 10.5 x 14.5 cms and each printed with a poem, contained in original green envelope attractively titled in dark red. Excellent condition.


Catalogue Of English Prose Fiction [principally 18thC]: from a private library. By J. C. Hardy.

By: MARDERSTEIG : J. C. Hardy.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Duval 1982:

Seller ID: 2047

Condition: Original printed wrappers, c.pp174, very handsome mint copy. Fine catalogue : attractively printed by Mardersteig's Stamperia Valdonega.


Matrix 17 : A Review For Printers & Bibliophiles.

By: MATRIX : Whittington Press.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Whittington Press 1997.:

Seller ID: 9528

Condition: Folio, original woodcut-illustrated wrappers over stiff boards. With numerous illustrations and typographical examples tipped-in. Also loosely enclosed are a flyer for Matrix 18 : and Whittington News No 4, Jan 1998.


Souvenir Caporal : [poems 1940-45 by] Raffaele Carrieri.

By: MONDADORI PRESS : Raffaele Carrieri : Mardersteig.

Price: £275.00

Publisher: Verona, Edizioni D'Arte Mondadori 1946.:

Seller ID: 4477

Condition: Handsome quarter vellum lettered in gilt, with decorative revealed thongs and pretty marbled paper boards, with original plain card slip-case. Folio, c.pp132 uncut, slip-case just slightly worn, a fine unopened copy.


1993 - 1994 Season's Greetings from The Crafts Council.

By: MORTIMER, Ian : Hermann Zapf.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ian Mortimer at I. M. Imprint 1993.:

Seller ID: 9428

Condition: Stiff thick white card folded once to form 4 pages c. 16.5 x 14.5 cms, in fine condition.


Poems : Collected & Revised 1939 - 2006. By Peter Wells.

By: ONE-TIME PRESS : Peter Wells.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Suffolk, One-Time Press 2007.:

Seller ID: 9265

Condition: White cloth lettered & decorated in black. C.pp70, couple of trifling nudges to binding, else a fine copy.


Legends & Lyrics : a book of verses. Edited and with an Introduction by Charles Dickens. The 1st Series [WITH*] The 2nd Series.

By: PROCTER, Adelaide Anne : Charles Dickens : Samuel Palmer.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: George Bell 1886:

Seller ID: 7870

Condition: * Lister Copy.* First 2-Vol Illustrated Edition, gilt cloth just slightly marked, backstrips slightly darkened, excellent set. With 19 full-page plates.


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Legends & Lyrics. With an Introduction by Charles Dickens. New Edition. With portrait & 20 engraved illustrations.

By: PROCTER, Adelaide Anne : Charles Dickens.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: George Bell 1875.:

Seller ID: 8436

Condition: A Rare Edition : see note below. Handsome 19thC binding by Ramage of full crimson morocco over thick bevelled boards, spine gilt in compartments with rose & crown tooling, sides also elegantly gilt decorated. 4to, c.pp354 a.e.g., occasional very light spotting, binding just faintly scuffed, a fine and very attractive copy of a rare edition.


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Irish Bulls: by P. Grierson.

By: RAMPANT LIONS PRESS : Grierson.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Rampant Lions 1938.:

Seller ID: 1875

Condition: Original wrappers with bold woodcut lettering in ochre. Sm.sq.8vo, pp8 stapled into wrappers, as ever staples bit rusty, excellent.


BR Today : a selection of his books with comments. 25th Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue.

By: ROGERS, Bruce : edited Abe Lerner.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Grolier Club 1982:

Seller ID: 8836

Condition: Quarter linen gilt over boards. C.pp60 with illustrated title-page, a fine copy.


Realms Of Childhood : a selection of 200 important historical Children's Books, Manuscripts & Related Drawings.

By: SCHILLER, Justin G.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Schiller Catalogue 41, 1983:

Seller ID: 8868

Condition: Illustrated laminated wrappers. 4to, c.pp194, an excellent copy. With numerous illustrations throughout. With Price List and Errata loosely enclosed as issued.


The Avenue and other verses.

By: SCHOLDERER, Victor.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Privately Printed 1959.:

Seller ID: 9535

Condition: First Edition, c.pp54 with the top edge gilt, quarter gilt morocco over attractive marbled paper boards. Couple of corners a little scuffed, else an excellent copy.


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Exalt The Eglantine and other poems. Decorated by Thomas Lowinsky.

By: SITWELL, Sacheverell : Thomas Lowinsky.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Curwen Press for Fleuron 1926.:

Seller ID: 7762

Condition: First Edition, striking orange & pink patterned cloth lettered in gilt, decorative blue & black dws. Sq.8vo, c.pp46 uncut, handsome armorial bookplate on endpaper, a little sunned along backstrip of binding & dws, else an excellent copy of a fragile book. With 18 fine drawings by Lowinsky.


The Brackley Booklets.

By: SITWELL, Sacheverell.

Price: £1,125.00

Publisher: Brackley, Northamptonshire 1972 - 1981.:

Seller ID: 8667

Condition: ** Includes some Inscribed Presentation Issues and some Signed Issues.** 53 [ex 56] Booklets contained in two custom-made folding boxes in striking Curwen-style patterned papers, and double tan morocco labels. The Booklets were originally issued stapled in variously coloured wrappers : the staples [which tended to rust] have been removed and neatly replaced with sewing. ** A fine collection, very handsomely presented, and all in excellent condition.


An Elegy Upon Old Freeman 1665 : by Matthew Stevenson.

By: ST DOMINIC's PRESS : Eric Gill : Matthew Stevenson.

Price: £155.00

Publisher: Published by Everard Meynell at Museum Street, 1916:

Seller ID: 8193

Condition: Folded sheet forming 8pp, sewn but unopened. Title in red & black, small piece nipped from lower corner of first leaf [natural paper flaw], else a fine copy. Title with woodcut Angel & Gravestone c.3 x 3 cms by Eric Gill, and final leaf with Ditchling Press device also woodcut by Gill.