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Winchester (Historic Towns)

By: Kitchin, G W

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co., 1897: 1897

Book number: 45524

Condition: Very Good


viii, 227 pp., Bound in a red full calf with pretty gilt devices on spine. Some folding maps and plans. Minor rubbing here and there, slight cracking to hinge of front board. View more info

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Fables De La Fontaine - Edition Illustree De 75 Planches a L'eau-Forte Par A. Delierre

By: La Fontaine

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Paris, A. Quantin 1883: 1883

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Book number: 4240

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. French text. 75 etchings. 1 of 50 copies on papier de Chine with two suites of plates - one without letterpress. Numbered 75 (there are also 50 examples on Whatman paper). Bound in a full fine chocolate morocco, with simple gilt lettering. Inner dentelles, and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Very fine illustrations, and a very impressive work, with some minor rubbing, and a couple of bumps to the head of one spine. View more info

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Sir Uvedale Price on the Picturesque

By: Lauder, Sir Thomas Dick

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Caldwell, Lloyd and Co. 1842: 1842

Book number: 36743

Condition: Very Good


xxvi, 586 pp, quarter antique calf with red morocco title label and marbled boards illustrated in b/w, some foxing internally. View more info

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: N.p. [Florence], Privately printed 1928: 1928

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 59482

Condition: Near Fine


This is number 148 of an edition limited to 1500 copies. 365 pp. Recent half morocco over cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decorations and red leather title label. Top edge gilt. New marbled endpapers. Faint spotting to prelims. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. One of the early pirate editions. In Near Fine to Fine condition. View more info

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The Italian Schools of Painting: Based on the Handbook of Kugler. Sixth Edition, Thoroughly Revised and in Part Rewritten. In Two Volumes.

By: Layard, Austen Henry

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1902: 1902

Book number: 5122

Condition: Near Fine


xxxi, 346; 347-760 pp. Bound in full gilt-decorated parchment covered boards. Spine ends very slightly rubbed. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Small ink ownership name. With nearly 250 illustrations. An attractive pair. View more info

Image for Rime di Francesco Petrarca : Colla Interpretazione Composta dal Conte Giacomo Leopardi. In two volumes

Rime di Francesco Petrarca : Colla Interpretazione Composta dal Conte Giacomo Leopardi. In two volumes

By: Leopardi, Conte Giacomo

Price: £950.00

Publisher: Milano, Presso Ant. Fort. Stella e Figli 1826: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58635

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. 501; 502-971 pp. Contemporary full vellum. Gilt decoration to spines with maroon & brown leather title & volume labels. Boards clean. Scattered foxing. Bindings firm. Text in Italian. First edition of Giacomo Leopardi's comments on Petrarch. Leopardi (1798-1837) was an Italian philosopher, poet and essayist and is considered the greatest poet of the Italian 19th century. View more info

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Mediaeval Art : From the Peace of the Church to the Eve of the Renaissance 312-1350

By: Lethaby, W. R.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Co. 1904: 1904

Book number: 55072

Condition: Fine


xviii, 315 pp. Craft binding in a full dark blue morocco with decorative gilt pattern to front & rear boards and gilt lettering to spine. In a custom grey cloth slipcase edged in morocco. Marbled endpapers. Binding dated 1959 but without binder's name. Spine slightly faded. Internally very clean. Illustrations. View more info

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Original full morocco blotter case

By: Liverpool

Price: £150.00

Publisher: N.d. [c. 1900]: 1900

Book number: 56589

Condition: Very Good


Measures 23cm x 31cm. Maroon full morocco with gilt coat of arms of City of Liverpool to front board. Decorative ruled borders to front & rear boards & spine. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Internally is a section of loose blotting paper attached by a ribbon. One leaf marked. Morocco boards in bright clean condition. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Oxford Edition

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde 1910: 1910

Book number: 58118

Condition: Very Good


viii, 886 pp. Contemporary full calf with raised bands to spine & gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Bound by Bumpus. Minor fading & marks to boards. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Frontis portrait. Clean copy. No foxing. Binding firm. View more info

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Child of the Deep an Aoutobiographical Narrative.

By: Lowell, Joan

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1929: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54322

Condition: Very Good


261 pp, illustrated in b/w, dark blue Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding with top edge gilt and gilt lettered spine, slight fading to spine and name in ink on f.e.p. View more info

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The Anatomy, Physiology, Morphology, and Development of The Blow-Fly (Calliphora Erythrocephala). A Study in the Comparative Anatomy and Morphology of Insects. 2 Volumes

By: Lowne, B. Thompson

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, R. H. Porter 1890: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 34287

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes 1890-92 & 1893-95. pp. x., 350 ; viii., 351 - 778. Bound in a recent quarter green morocco with marbled boards. 52 plate. One of the folding plate pages is torn along the crease, the other has been repaired, but this does not effect the image in either case. A scarce work. View more info

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Make Believe

By: Lowry, H D

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head 1896: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41272

Condition: Very Good


177 pp., Illustrated in b/w, Bound by Bumpus in a lovely tan full calf. AEG. Slight discolouration to boards, minor stripping to hinges, a hint of rubbing here and there, very good and clean internally. View more info

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Kaiser Wilhelm II

By: Ludwig, Emil

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London & New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons 1929: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 41240

Condition: Very Good


xvi., 459 pp., some foxing, top edge gilt. Minor rubbing to the corners. Gilt lettering and decoration. A stoutly bound volume for the Times Book Club. View more info

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Bismarck - The Story of a Fighter

By: Ludwig, Emil

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1929: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 41241

Condition: Very Good


646 pp., some foxing, very minor rubbing to corners, top edge gilt. Gilt lettering and decoration. A stoutly bound volume for the Times Book Club. View more info

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Cricket [bound with] Football: The Association Game [bound with] Gymnastics. The All-England Series. Three volumes in one

By: Lyttelton, E. [bound with] C. W. Alcock [bound with] A. F. Jenkin

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons 1890: 1890

Book number: 52086

Condition: Very Good


3 volumes in 1 including the scarce 1890 Football volume. 104; 80; 240 pp. Bound in dark red full calf. Five raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and green leather title label. Gilt school device to front board. Marbled edges and endpapers. School prize bookplate dated 1892 to front pastedown. Three volumes bound in one from The All-England Series. Minor marks to boards & minor wear to extremities. Binding firm. A VG copy. View more info

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The Home Affections Portrayed By the Poets

By: Mackay, Charles (eds)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Co., 1858: 1858

Book number: 41703

Condition: Very Good


xv, 392 pp., Illustrated in b/w with engravings by the Dalziel brothers. Lovely full green morocco with gilt decorated panels, fabulous tooling and borders.Pastedowns and endpapers heavily foxed. The foxing is light by the time we reach the full title, and has all but vanished after that. Rear endpapers creased, general minor exterior wear. View more info

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Magdalen College Oxford. Blank book. Mauchline Ware binding.

By: Magdalen College Oxford

Price: £150.00

Publisher: N.p., N.p. N.d. [c. 1920's]: 1920

Book number: 54293

Condition: Very Good


A volume of blank leaves in a Mauchline-Ware binding. Measures 24cm x 30cm. Bound in quarter light brown morocco over thick wooden Mauchline-ware boards. Large painted decoration of Magdalen arms to the front board. The boards are hand-painted and signed G. M. Yardley. Marbled endpapers. Approx. 200 pages of good quality paper. View more info

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The Indian Mutiny of 1857

By: Malleson, G. B.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co., Limited 1891: 1891

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 52505

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. One of 250 copies of a large paper edition (this copy out of series). xv, 421 pp. Full dark red morocco. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath. Frontis portrait engraving. With a further three portraits and three plans. Fresh and clean copy. No ownership names. Fine condition. View more info

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The Pirate, The Three Cutters

By: Marryat, Captain

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Henry G Bohn 1851: 1851

Book number: 30717

Condition: Very Good


283 pp, gilt decorated binding by J Wright illustrated with 20 engravings in b/w book plate and prvious owners inscription, slight foxing to front pages of the book. View more info

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The Razor's Edge

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd 1944: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35296

Condition: Near Fine


[iv], 284 pp., recently bound in a full dark blue morocco. Top edge gilt, gilt lettering and lines, and raised bands. A couple of minor spots to the edges View more info