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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 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.


An Historical Relation of the Life Of Mr Joseph Lister [1627 - 1709], late of the Society at Kippin. Containing an authentic account of the Siege Of Bradford.

By: LISTER, Joseph.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Bradford, printed & sold by Blackburn : Heaton & Barr, Leeds : Tute, Wakefield : Smart, Huddersfield &c 1821:

Seller ID: 9076

Condition: First Edition, original two-tone pink and grey paper boards. C.pp64, endpapers spotted and occasional sllght spotting of text, upper joint just cracking, a very good copy of a vulnerable little provincially printed book.


[Volume of Victorian Family Photographs c.1860s].

By: Lonsdale, John Smith, photographer.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Lonsdale [c.1860s].:

Seller ID: 9536

Condition: Handsome morocco volume c. 15 x 12 cms containing family photographs. Comprises 23 photo portraits inserted front and back into 12 thick card leaves each printed with gilt arched frames, and bound in dark green morocco handsomely decorated in gilt and blind, the card leaves with all edges gilt, the binding with double brass clasps. In excellent condition.


The Mendelssohn Family 1729-1847 : From Letters & Journals. By Sebastian Hensel. Translated Carl Klingemann. Notice by George Grove.

By: MENDELSSOHN, Felix : Sebastian Hensel.

Price: £132.00

Publisher: Sampson Low 1881:

Seller ID: 5580

Condition: 2 vols, roy.8vo, contemporary half calf, spines profusely and elegantly decorated in gilt, double green morocco labels, trifling wear. With 8 portrait plates.


Ruins Of Many Lands [Petra : Egypt : the Americas : Indian rock temples : Verona Amphitheatre &c &c]. A Descriptive Poem [with extensive notes in prose].

By: MICHELL, Nicholas of Cornwall.

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg & Co 1849.:

Seller ID: 1115

Condition: First Edition, contemporary half calf elegantly gilt, black morocco label. Portrait of Michell & c.pp290, bound without half-title[?], binding a little scuffed or darkened, else a very good copy. The 5 plates of ruins at Petra, Thebes, Pompeii, Verona, and Baalbec are quite browned at the edges : the book is otherwise internally clean and crisp.


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.


Two Books Of Cookerie & Carving 1638 : the 5th time printed, with new additions.

By: MURREL, John.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Ilkley, Jackson 1985:

Seller ID: 8965

Condition: Facsimile Edition, gilt cloth, no dws required. Sm.8vo, c.pp208, lower corner of cover just faded, else fine.


ost Amman's Kunst und Lehrbuchlein 1580 [A Book Of Art & Instruction For Young People]. Facsimile Edition with Notes & Introduction by Eric Quayle.

By: QUAYLE, Eric : Jost Amman.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Eugrammia Press 1971:

Seller ID: 7790

Condition: Comprises 2 Vols in slip-case : Facsimile in dark blue velvet : The Introduction in boards. Sm.sq.8vos, Introduction pp32 + Facsimile pp154 [of which 54pp blank], neat endpaper booklabel, excellent copy.


The Stones Of Venice : Introductory Chapters and Local Indices (printed separately) for the use of travellers while staying in Venice and Verona. Vol 1 the 3rd Edition (revised) 1884. Vol 2 the 2nd Edition 1885.

By: RUSKIN, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Orpington, Kent, George Allen 1884 & 1885.:

Seller ID: 9505

Condition: 2 Volumes, publisher's original dark green roan gilt. 8vos [bindings c.18 x 12 cms], c.pp310 + 368, with all edges of the text block gilt. Name stamp of William Peers of Bury on blank corner of title-page and on endpaper, and small attractive modern woodcut booklabel on front paste-down. Vol 1 backstrip bit rubbed and joints splitting, Vol 2 in very good condition, both vols very clean and fresh internally.


The Scarborough Guide (A Second Edition). To which is prefixed A Descriptive Route through Hull & Beverley : with occasional remarks, anecdotes & characters.

By: SCARBOROUGH GUIDE.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Hull, printed by Thomas Lee for J. Schofield, Scarborough 1796.:

Seller ID: 9079


The Field Of Waterloo : a poem [BOUND WITH] Europe : lines on the present war by Reginald Heber [BOUND WITH] The Gentleman's Magazine January 1822 *and* Feb 1822. By Sylavanus Urban, gent.

By: SCOTT, Sir Walter : and Reginald Heber.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Scott's Field Of Waterloo, Edinburgh, Constable &c 1815 : Heber's Europe, London, Hatchard 1809 : Gentleman's Magazine, London, John Nichols 1822.:

Seller ID: 9288

Condition: 3 Titles, all First Editions, in 1 Volume. First Edition Scott, pp54 but bound without half-title : First Edition Heber, ppviii + 32 but bound without half-title : First Edition Gentleman's Magazine, frontispiece + 3 plates + pp192. Bound together in contemporary half calf, spine elegantly gilt and titled Poems &c, slight wear or rubbing to extremeties of binding, a little dried along hinges and head of upper joint cracking along 1 inch at the top section, else a very good mellow copy.


Southern Baroque Revisited.

By: SITWELL, Sacheverell.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1967.:

Seller ID: 8219

Condition: * Presentation Copy.* Roy.8vo, c.pp320, neat little endpaper booklabel, gilt cloth, excellent bright copy. Includes 96pp b&w plates showing c.142 subjects + 15 colour plates.


The Uses and Abuses of Domestic Animals.

By: SMITH, William.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons [1887].:

Seller ID: 9531

Condition: First Edition, original red cloth with a striking design in black and gilt. C.pp193, an excellent bright copy. With 11 full-page plates and 8 text illustrations. Also with numerous decorative head and tail-pieces, and decorative opening initials.


Our Life In The Swiss Highlands.

By: SYMONDS, John Addington.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Black 1892.:

Seller ID: 7694


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.


Ode On The Death of the Duke of Wellington. A New Edition.

By: TENNYSON, Alfred : Wellington.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Moxon 1853:

Seller ID: 9107

Condition: 2nd Edition, original blue printed wrappers. Tall 8vo, pp16 unopened, neat modern booklabel on inside wrapper, an excellent bright copy of a fragile production. First published 1852.


The Gardener's Assistant : Practical and Scientific. A guide to the formation and management of the kitchen, fruit and flower garden &c &c.

By: THOMPSON, Robert.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son [1859].:

Seller ID: 9515

Condition: First Edition, contemporary half calf with green morocco label, over dark green pebble cloth boards. Small folio [binding c. 25.5 x 17 cms], pp.[iii] - xv, verso blank, 774, bound without half-title [?], spine faded and just chipped at extreme head, corners lightly scuffed. Contents very clean and crisp, an excellent solid copy.


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.


Image for Collection De Douze Vues de Waterloo [lithograph plates by Gerard].

Collection De Douze Vues de Waterloo [lithograph plates by Gerard].

By: WATERLOO : Gerard.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Brussels, chez Gerard, lithographe-editeur nd [c.1840s].:

Seller ID: 9131

Condition: Original grey printed paper wrappers. Oblong 4to c. 22 x 28 cms. Comprises 12 lithograph engravings + folding Battle Plan c. 40 x 40 cms with dispositions in colour and texts in French & English. Wrappers just very lightly dusty or marked, engravings just lightly dusty or marked in the margins, tiny prick-hole in extreme top right-hand blank corner of all leaves, an excellent copy of a fragile item.