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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

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Lawrence and the Arabs

By: Graves, Robert

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52452

Condition: Fine


First edition. 454 pp. Tan half morocco over tan cloth. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering and decorative gilt devices to spine panels. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath. Frontis portrait. Illustrations. With four colour folding maps. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Binding especially fresh and bright. A Fine copy. View more info

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Poems by Thomas Gray

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Chiswick Press 1887: 1887

Book number: 48652

Condition: Very Good


xxxvi., 169 pp. Full tan calf Riviera Eton prize binding. All edges gilt, with pretty decorative spine. Endpapers marbled. Text is large and well-spaced, with generous margins. Eton prize page gifted by Edmond Warre in 1888 View more info

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Poems by Thomas Gray

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Chiswick Press 1887: 1887

Book number: 55783

Condition: Very Good


xxxvi., 169 pp. Full tan calf Riviera Eton prize binding. All edges gilt, with pretty decorative spine. Endpapers marbled. Text is large and well-spaced, and this volume usually comes with generous margins. However, at 33 cms tall, this appears to be a Large Paper copy. Eton prize page gifted by Edmond Warre in 1895 View more info

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Poems by Thomas Gray

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Eton College Press 1902: 1902

Book number: 57791

Condition: Very Good


xiv., 165 pp. Full tan Eton prize binding by Spottiswoode and Co. All edges gilt, with pretty decorative spine. Endpapers marbled. Text is large and well-spaced, with generous margins. Eton prize page gifted by Herman Sim in 1908. Frontispiece and 3 fine steel engraved plates. View more info

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Poems

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Privately printed for Eton College by The Medici Society 1937: 1937

Book number: 58208

Condition: Near Fine


87 pp. Eton prize with prize leaf after first blank. Lord Craigmyle's copy. Full vellum with gilt device to front board & gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Bevelled edges. Vellum fresh. Internally clean. A nice copy. View more info

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The Life of Thomas Chatterton

By: Gregory, G.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, G. Kearsley 1789: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 23065

Condition: Very Good


viii., 264 pp. Engraved frontispiece of text from 'Kew Gardens' bound in a recent 1/4 brown speckled calf with red morocco title label, marbled edges. Some spotting to prelims, and pencil notes in the margins. View more info

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The Attic Theatre a Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians, and of the Dramatic Performances at Athens

By: Haigh, A E

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1898: 1898

Book number: 42849

Condition: Very Good


xv, 420 pp., Illustrated with some b/w photographic plates. Bound in a handsome full calf prize binding with gilt emblem on upper board, gilt lines and decorative panels on spine by Merchant Taylor. Prize giving plate on pastedown. Minor marks to upper board. View more info

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Greece and Rome -The Greek Way the Roman Way the Echo of Greece

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: £125.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton 1957: 1957

Book number: 46869

Condition: Very Good


3 works bound in 1 volume, 852 pp, polished brown calf with green morocco title label, some small marks to page edges. Bound via Sotherans. Top edge gilt. View more info

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The Greek Way

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1930: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60330

Condition: Near Fine


247 pp. Half blue morocco over blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Ink owner's name to front pastedown. Gilt bright. Boards clean. Internally clean. A nice copy. View more info

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Food in England

By: Hartley, Dorothy

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald 1962: 1954

Edition: Third Impression

Book number: 56099

Condition: Very Good


xii, 13-676 pp. Recently bound in quarter maroon morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decorations & lettering. New endpapers. No ownership names. Numerous in-text illustrations. View more info

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The Scarlet Letter : The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Norwalk, The Easton Press 1975: 2001

Book number: 56336

Condition: Fine


viii, 280 pp. Publisher's gilt-decorated full red leather. All edges gilt. Satin endpapers. Ribbon marker. Illustrations. In Fine condition. View more info

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Herodoti Halicarnassei Historiarum Libri IX 3 Volumes in 2

By: Herodoti [ Herodotus ]

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, W. Baxter 1820: 1820

Book number: 40347

Condition: Very Good


GREEK-LATIN TEXT 3 vols in 2. 1300 pp, some marks to vellum and foxing to pages dated 1820-1822 View more info

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Lost Horizon

By: Hilton, James

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1933: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 40490

Condition: Very Good


281 pp, dustwrapper is bound in rear of book. A Sotherans binding in grey half leather with grey boards t.e.g. gilt lettered spine with green title labels. Bottom front leather corner is initialled R.K. with previous owners book plate on f.e.p. some rubbing to hinges and mark to spine label . View more info

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The Imperial Family Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments ... Illustrated by a Superb Series of Engravings. In two volumes [ Holy Bible ]

By: Holy Bible

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie and Son 1844: 1844

Book number: 57725

Condition: Near Fine


In 2 volumes. xxviii, 680; 681 to 1358 pp. Contemporary elaborately gilt-decorated red morocco. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. Gilt turn-ins. All edges gilt. A few minor marks to boards. Early ink owner's name. Slight spotting. With 37 full-page engravings and two title-page engraved vignettes. Plates by John Martin. In Near Fine condition. A handsome pair. View more info

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Wedgwood Ware

By: Honey, W. B.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1948: 1950

Book number: 57168

Condition: Very Good


Specially bound edition. xv, 35, + 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. Two leaves loose. Boards bright. Internally clean. No ownership names. With four colour and 96 b&w plates. View more info

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An Historical Essay on Architecture. In Two Volumes

By: HOPE, Thomas

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1840: 1840

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 5506

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes with Analytical Index [1836] at rear of Vol. 1. xx, 525, verso errata, (iv), 90; xii, [98 plates]. Contemporary red levant morocco. Spines gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers and inner dentelles. Slight wear to extremities and boards slightly marked. Bookplate to front paste-downs. Scattered foxing, affecting most plates. 98 full-page engraved architectural plates. View more info

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Standard Novels No XXVI Anasthius [Bentley Standard Novels]

By: HOPE, Thomas

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1833: 1833

Book number: 46985

Condition: Very Good


414 pp., Mildly foxed engraved frontis and full title, folding map. Contemporary blue morocco half calf with blue boards and marbled edges by Riviere. Very strong copy, with strikingly clean text block. A touch of rubbing to edges, and a hint of fading to boards. View more info

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Of Aucassin and Nicolette : A Translation in Prose and Verse From the Old French Together With Amabel and Amoris

By: Housman, Laurence

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus 1925: 1925

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 55933

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 117 of an edition limited to 160 copies signed by Paul Woodroffe and Laurence Housman. 106 pp. Full morocco with gilt decoration to boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. Marbled endpapers. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Illustrations by Paul Woodroffe. Head and tail-pieces and decorated initials. Printed at The Shakespeare Head Press. In Near Fine condition. View more info

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Venetian Life. Collection of British Authors Tauchnitz Edition Vol. 2132

By: Howells, William D.

Price: £950.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz 1883: 1883

Book number: 57951

Condition: Near Fine


Fore-Edge Painting. 391 pp. Contemporary elaborately painted full vellum with gilt decoration and inital letter in gilt frame to front board. Painted calligraphy title to spine. All edges gilt. With recent fore-edge painting of scene of Venice by modern artist Martin Frost. Label signed by Martin Frost tipped-into verso of front endpaper. Boards clean. Internally clean. Painted decoration to front panel bright and fresh. A very attractive copy. View more info