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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.


The Welcome Of Isis : a poem occasioned by an expected visit of the Duke of Wellington to the University of Oxford [in 1820].

By: [BOONE, James Shergold] : Wellington.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Oxford, for Henry Slatter 1834:

Seller ID: 9105

Condition: First Edition thus, publisher's original green morocco elegantly gilt in Regency style. Tall 8vo a.e.g., portrait of Wellington + pp32 + many binder's blanks, just lightly scuffed at extremities, portrait and protective tissue a little foxed, an excellent copy.


Image for The Toilet Of Flora [translated from Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz] : or a collection of the most simple and approved methods of preparing baths, essences, pomatums, powders, perfumes, sweet-scented waters and opiates. With receipts for cosmetics of every kind ... for the use of the ladies. New Edition Improved.

The Toilet Of Flora [translated from Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz] : or a collection of the most simple and approved methods of preparing baths, essences, pomatums, powders, perfumes, sweet-scented waters and opiates. With receipts for cosmetics of every kind ... for the use of the ladies. New Edition Improved.

By: [BUC'HOZ, Pierre-Joseph].

Price: £575.00

Publisher: Printed for J. Murray, and W. Nicoll 1775.:

Seller ID: 9085

Condition: 2nd English Edition, contemporary speckled calf gilt, neatly recornered and rebacked in calf with red morocco label. Sm.8vo, c.pp[16] + 272, last couple of leaves lightly damp-marked, an excellent mellow copy. Neat little modern booklabel on endpaper : and endpaper very neatly initialled 'A. M. August 21st 1803'.


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.


The Wars of Wellington, a Narrative Poem; in Fifteen Cantos. Embellished with Six Engravings coloured from the original Paintings. By Dr Syntax.

By: [IMITATION of William Combe / Dr Syntax].

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, [printed by Charles Whittingham] for W. T. Gilling 1821.:

Seller ID: 9296

Condition: The Rare 1821 Reissue, near-contemporary tan calf over marbled paper sides, spine elegantly gilt, all edges of text block gilt. Large 4to, pp.vi + 175, title-page faintly dusty and just slightly creased at inner margin, binding a little rubbed or scuffed at extremities, else an excellent mellow copy. With handsome 19th century armorial bookplate of James Waller Sidney with motto Quo Fata Vocant.


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The Nun Of Arrouca : a tale.

By: [RUSSELL, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell].

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1822.:

Seller ID: 9138

Condition: First Edition, modern quarter morocco lettered in gilt, brown cloth sides. Sm.8vo, pp[2] half-title + [2] title + 87, an excellent copy. Endpaper with 19thC bookplate of Richard Cutting of 7 St George's Square, N.W., book No.1005; and a 20thC booklabel in the Cambridge calligraphic style of Reynolds Stone / Will Carter / David Kindersley.