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Directions Pour la Conscience d'un Roi : Composees Pour l'Instruction de Louis de France, Duc de Bourgogne

By: Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de la Motte

Price: £400.00

Publisher: A la Haye, Chez Jean Neaulme 1747: 1747

Book number: 55991

Condition: Fine


xvi, 98, (1) pp. Modern full black morocco with gilt lettering to spine. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. In half maroon morocco wrappers and in marbled-paper covered slipcase. Bound by Riviere. Slight rubbing to spine of wrappers. Large paper copy. Frontis portrait engraving. Title-page in red & black. This work was suppressed as seditious when it was first published in 1734, as part of an appendix to the Amsterdam and Rotterdam edition of 'Telemaque.' In Fine condition. View more info

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Saratoga Trunk

By: Ferber, Edna

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company 1941: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45138

Condition: Very Good


352 pp. Maroon half calf over maroon cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Slight wear to spine. Previous owner's gilt initials to lower corner of front board. Original dust jacket bound in at rear. Bound for Sotheran's. View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Fitzgerald, Edward and Omar Khayyam

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Portland, Thomas B. Mosher 1896: 1896

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 57057

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 27 of an edition limited to 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Third edition. 124 pp. Full maroon morocco with gilt-ruled borders to boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon marker. Spine slightly faded to brown. Internally clean. Designs by Charles M. Jenckes. This edition has the parallel text of the 1st and 4th editions. View more info

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Christmas With the Poets: A Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive Verses, Relating to the Festival of Christmas, From the Anglo-Saxon Period to the Present Time

By: Foster, Birket

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue 1852: 1852

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 51005

Condition: Very Good


x, 200 pp. Dark green full morocco with attractive geometric and floral gilt decoration to front and rear boards. Five raised bands to spine with gilt panels and lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Riviere. Corners slightly bumped and slight wear to extremities. Bookplate to front pastedown and name stamp to first blank. Occasional light foxing. Extra chromolithographed title page. Leaves with gilt ruled frames. With 53 tinted illustrations by Birket Foster and with initial letters & other ornaments. Printed by Henry Vizetelly. An attractive VG copy. View more info

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Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries, from the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV...to which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author, an Essay on his Works, and a Criticism on his History. In two volumes

By: Froissart, John anad tranlated by Thomas Johnes

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn 1855: 1855

Book number: 55377

Condition: Fine


In 2 volumes complete. xlviii, 768; xiv, (ii), 733 pp. Contemporary full vellum with decorative gilt-patterned spines and maroon leather title labels. All edges gilt. Bevelled edges. Marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Minor rubbing to vellum. Spotting to prelims. Faint staining to final few leaves of volume one. Internally clean. Extra coloured illuminated title-page. With 116 in-text woodcut engravings. A handsome pair. 25 cms. tall. View more info

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Chronicles of England, France, Spain, Portugal, Scotland, Brittany, Flanders, and the Adjoining Countries; Translated from the Original French at the Command of King Henry the Eighth By John Bourchier, Lord Berners. Etc Etc

By: Froissart, Sir John

Price: £395.00

Publisher: London, F.C and J Rivington et al 1812: 1812

Book number: 35555

Condition: Very Good


2 vols, Vol 1, 25, [ii], 795 pp, 23, Vol 2, xix, 765 pp, 53, Full tan diced calf with gilt borders and ornaments on spine, marbled edges and end papers. Previous owner's bookplate on paste downs, hinges begining to split at head and foot of spine, but this is a very strong and secure binding generally. Spines a little rubbed and faded. Contents very good and clean View more info

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Scritti Vari di Galileo Galilei

By: Galilei, Galileo and Augusto Conti

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Firenze, G. Barbera 1864: 1864

Book number: 58634

Condition: Very Good


x, 515 pp. Small format measuring 7cm x 10.5cm. Contemporary full vellum. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and leather title label. Marbled endpapers. All edges red. Boards clean. Internally clean. Frontis portrait. Text in Italian. View more info

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Jennie

By: Gallico, Paul

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph 1950: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55724

Condition: Very Good


268 pp. Recently bound in half brick morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. New endpapers. Minor spotting to text. A very good copy of this classic children's tale, contains the advice to Peter on how to be a cat 'when in doubt, wash '. View more info

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Up the Line to Death - The War Poets 1914 - 1918

By: Gardner, Brian (selected and arranged) ; Forward By Edmund Blunden

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen Ltd 1964: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45689

Condition: Fine


xxv, 188 pp. Beautifully bound in a recent quarter black morocco with black cloth boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering & decoration. Top edge burnished green. Fresh copy. View more info

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English Delftware

By: Garner, F. H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1950: 1950

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 57166

Condition: Very Good


Specially bound edition. xii, 44, + 96 plates, pp. Full green morocco with vertical gilt lines to front & rear boards and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Binding by the Collectors Book Club. Some fading to spine. Boards bright. Internally clean. No ownership names. With four colour and 96 b&w plates. View more info

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English Delftware

By: Garner, F. H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1950: 1950

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 57167

Condition: Very Good


Specially bound edition. xii, 44, + 96 plates, pp. Full green morocco with vertical gilt lines to front & rear boards and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Binding by the Collectors Book Club. Some fading to spine. Boards bright. Internally clean. No ownership names. With four colour and 96 b&w plates. View more info

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Cranford

By: Gaskell, Mrs

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1892: 1892

Book number: 44850

Condition: Very Good


xxx, 297 pp., Illustrated in b/w. Brown half morocco, brown marbled boards. TEG. Slight crack to head of spine. Edges of boards rubbed. View more info

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Leonidas a Poem

By: Glover, Richard

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Robert and Andrew Foulis 1769: 1769

Book number: 46583

Condition: Very Good


xxvii, 179 pp, [Richard Glover] Foulis Press volume in a contemporary brown calf with a red morocco title label, double gilt lines either side of the raised bands. View more info

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The Deserted Village a Poem [ Bound with ] An Elegy, The Traveller, Armine and Elvira and The Hermit of Warkworth

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, W. Griffin 1770: 1770

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 40485

Condition: Very Good


c. 1770 vii, vi, 159 pp, 5 poems the deserted village, an elegy, the traveller, armine and elvira and the hermit of warkworth original leather boards and more recent spine and label some marks to pages and the elegy has damp stain to 4 pages some wear to book edgesW. Griffin View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Bombay and Sydney, George .G. Harrap & Co Ltd 1929: 1929

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 41014

Condition: Very Good


232 pp., Illustrated with several colour plates. TEG. Really lovely binding with beautifully designed cover illustration executed with gilt lines and onlaid leather. Minor fading to leather, pen prize inscription on ffep, some slight tanning and foxing to prelims, but wonderfully clean otherwise. View more info

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She Stoops to Conquer, or, the Mistakes of a Night

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton 1983: 1983

Book number: 44824

Condition: Near Fine


198 pp., Illustrated with several tipped in full colour plates. Lovely bottle green gilt decorated full morocco binding presented in a green card slipcase. Very slaight fading to spine. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London and New York, Macmillan and Co. 1927: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 51311

Condition: Very Good


xxxv, 305 pp. Full brown morocco. Five raised bands to spine with gilt panels and gilt lettering & decoration to boards. All edges gilt. Patterned endpapers. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Numerous illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Ink inscription to first blank. An attractive VG copy. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Goldsmith Collins, and T. Warton

By: Goldsmith, Oliver & William Collins & Thomas Warton and edited by George Gilfillan

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Nichol 1863: 1863

Book number: 58699

Condition: Very Good


xxvii, 303 pp. Contemporary full polished calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and leather title label. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Bookseller's ticket at rear. Early ink owner's inscription to first blank. Minor rubbing to extremities. Boards clean. Internally clean. A nice copy. View more info

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The Wind in the Willows

By: Grahame, Kenneth and with an introduction by A. A. Milne

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1951: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 55897

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 178 pp. Bound in recent quarter green morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & red leather title label. New endpapers. Internally clean. No ownership names. With twelve full-page colour plates by Arthur Rackham. View more info

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The Wind in the Willows

By: Grahame, Kenneth; MILNE, A. A. (introduction)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1950: 1950

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 56489

Condition: Near Fine


178 pp. First Arthur Rackham edition. Recently bound in full dark green morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Interally clean. With twelve full-page colour plates by Arthur Rackham. View more info