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The Book of Household Management : Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, Sanitary, Medical, and Legal Memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things connected..., BEETON, Isabella, Mrs.
1 BEETON, Isabella, Mrs. The Book of Household Management : Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, Sanitary, Medical, and Legal Memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things connected...
London Ward, Lock and Co., 1901 1901 Hardback Good 8vo. 
685th thousand. pp. xlviii., (4) adverts, 1644, (20) adverts, (12) pub. ads. Rebacked in maroon cloth with original gilt-decorated morocco spine panel laid down. Original green cloth boards. Light damage to pastedowns. Scattered foxing. Two folding colour plates and 11 additional full-page colour plates. Numerous b&w illustrations. All the adverts apart from the publisher's adverts are printed in red and black. Binding firm. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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All About Cookery. A Collection of Practical Recipes, Arranged in Alphabetical Order, and Fully Illustrated. Beeton's "All About It" Books, Beeton, Mrs.
2 Beeton, Mrs. All About Cookery. A Collection of Practical Recipes, Arranged in Alphabetical Order, and Fully Illustrated. Beeton's "All About It" Books
London Ward, Lock & Co. N.d. [1880's edition] 1880 Decorated Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
vi, (ii), 371, (7) pp. Original maroon cloth with decorative black & gilt decoration to front board & spine. Head of spine frayed. Two colour plates. Six page adverts at rear and endpaper adverts. Illustrations. Binding firm. Very Good condition. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Little Dorrit, DICKENS, Charles
3 DICKENS, Charles Little Dorrit
London Bradbury and Evans 1857 1857 First Edition Half Morocco Good 8vo. Browne, H. K. 
First edition, first issue. xiv., 625 pp.. Bound in contemporary black half morocco over grey cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and gilt-lettered title. Wear to corners and board edges. Frontis and extra engraved title page. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Spotting affecting most plates. Lacking errata list. Bound from the parts. A Good copy. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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The Life of an Actor, Egan, Pierce
4 Egan, Pierce The Life of an Actor
London Printed for C. S. Arnold 1825 1825 First Edition Full Calf Very Good Tall 8vo. 
xvi, 272 pp. Full calf with gilt borders to boards. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and maroon leather title label. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Robson & Kerslake. Damage to bottom right corner of front board. Bookplates to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing to prelims. Title-page illustration. With 27 hand-coloured full-page plates etched by Theodore Lane. Colours bright. Plates clean. Binding firm. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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Wintering Out, Heaney, Seamus
5 Heaney, Seamus Wintering Out
London Faber and Faber Ltd 1972 1972 0571101585 / 9780571101580 First Edition, First Issue Paperback Very Good 8vo. 
First edition, first issue. 80 pp. Publisher's original printed paper wrappers. Minimal wear to covers. No ownership names. With a Review Copy slip loosely laid in, in which an apparently inexpert typist has 'X-ed' out a mispelling of 'Heanys' and typed 'Heaney' beneath. This is the true first edition, preceding the hardback edition. The author's third collection of poetry. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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Picturesque Views on the River Thames : From Its Source in Glocestershire [sic] to The Nore; With Observations on the Public Buildings and other Works of Art in its Vicinity. In two volumes, Ireland, Samuel
6 Ireland, Samuel Picturesque Views on the River Thames : From Its Source in Glocestershire [sic] to The Nore; With Observations on the Public Buildings and other Works of Art in its Vicinity. In two volumes
London T. and J. Egerton 1792 1792 First Edition Half Morocco Very Good 4to. 
In 2 volumes. xvi, 209, (1); viii, 258, (2) pp. Recent maroon half morocco over dark green cloth. Maroon leather gilt-lettered title labels to front boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. New endpapers. Large paper copy in quarto. Scattered light foxing, also affecting some plates. Errata leaf to each volume. With 52 full-page aquatint engravings. Two maps. Extra-engraved title pages to each volume. In-text illustrations. A handsome pair. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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A Dictionary of the English Language : In Which the Words are Deduced from Their Origin and Illustrated in Their Significations by Examples From the Best Writers... In two volumes, Johnson, Samuel
7 Johnson, Samuel A Dictionary of the English Language : In Which the Words are Deduced from Their Origin and Illustrated in Their Significations by Examples From the Best Writers... In two volumes
London Printed for G. and J. Offor, W. Allason, R. Akerman, et al. 1822 1822 Half Morocco Very Good 4to. 
In 2 volumes complete. 60, 1029; 1082 pp. Recent half brown morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration and lettering. Original marbled edges. New endpapers. This is Offor's second revised edition. Includes 'A History of the Language' and 'An English Grammar.' Frontis portrait engraving. Scattered light staining. Bindings firm and solid. An attractive pair. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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The Poetical Works of John Milton : With a Life of the Author by William Hayley. In three volumes, Milton, John
8 Milton, John The Poetical Works of John Milton : With a Life of the Author by William Hayley. In three volumes
London John and Josiah Boydell, and George Nicol 1794 / 1795 / 1797 1794 Full Straight-grained Morocco Very Good Folio 
In three volumes complete. cxxxiii, (iii), 213; 286; 300 pp. Contemporary black straight-grained morocco with decorative gilt borders to front & rear boards. There are old repairs to the original spines, which have been laid down, gilt lettering. All edges gilt. New endpapers, repairs to some spine joints & minor marks to boards. Scattered foxing, also affecting some plates. With four portraits and 28 further plates, as called for. 
Price: 2800.00 GBP
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Omar Khayyam and translated by Edward Fitzgerald
9 Omar Khayyam and translated by Edward Fitzgerald Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
London Siegle, Hill & Co. N.d. [1911] 1911 Full Morocco Near Fine 4to. F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe 
Bound in a recent full brown morocco. Raised bands to spine with extra gilt panels and gilt lettering. Original endpapers retained. Original elaborately gilt-decorated cloth cover bound in at rear. Early ink name to first blank. With an introduction by A. C. Benson. Reproduced from a manuscript written and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. Lovely calligraphy and colour illustrations. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray : With Biographical Introductions by his Daughter, Anne Ritchie. In thirteen volumes, Thackeray, William Makepeace
10 Thackeray, William Makepeace The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray : With Biographical Introductions by his Daughter, Anne Ritchie. In thirteen volumes
London Smith, Elder, & Co. 1898 / 1899 1898 Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
In 13 volumes complete. Contemporary maroon morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Worsfold. Gilt spines bright. All boards clean. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Minor spotting to prelims. Frontis portrait. Illustrations. A VG to Near Fine set. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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Vile Bodies, Waugh, Evelyn
11 Waugh, Evelyn Vile Bodies
London Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1930 1930 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
x, 254 pp. Original marbled-effect red & black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Lacks dw but book now protected in a clear acetate wrapper. Slight lean to spine. Spotting to fore-edge. Early ink name to front endpaper. Illustrated title-page in red & black. Two-page press opinions of 'Decline and Fall' at rear. The author's second novel. A VG copy. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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