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Travellers' Verse. New Excursions Into English Poetry chosen by M. G. Lloyd Thomas

By: Thomas, M. G. Lloyd (chosen by)

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58278

Condition: Very Good


viii + 120 pp. Pictorial boards in dust wrapper. Repaired tear to jacket at top rear panel and head of spine. Internally clean. No ownership names. Both jacket and boards are illustrated by Edward Bawden and with sixteen full-page colour lithographs by Bawden. View more info

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The Broons

By: Thomson, D.C.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Glasgow, D.C Thomson & Co 1961: 1961

Book number: 42179

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated b/w illustrated cartoon strip, a few creases to cover. View more info

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The Seasons. Embellished With Engravings on Wood By Bewick, From Thurston's Designs

By: Thomson, J. [James]

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, James Wallis 1805: 1805

Book number: 49362

Condition: Very Good


First Bewick edition. xvi, 286, (6) pp. Half calf over marbled paper-covered boards. Leather title label to spine. Slight wear to head and foot of spine. Boards slightly rubbed and edgeworn. Scattered foxing. Wood engravings by Thomas Bewick, many with original tissue-guards. VG View more info

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The 13 Clocks

By: Thurber, James

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster 1950: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59902

Condition: Very Good


124 pp. Publisher's quarter cloth over boards. In pictorial dust wrapper. Jacket chipped & torn at extremities. Small stain to spine. Ink owner's inscription. Internally clean. Colour illustrations throughout by Marc Simont (Simont spelt incorrectly on title-page as 'Mark', not 'Marc'). View more info

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The Ship That Sailed To Mars : A Fantasy

By: Timlin, William M.

Price: £3,000.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap and Company Limited N.d. [1923]: 1923

Book number: 52903

Condition: Very Good


48 (text) pp. Publisher's original quarter vellum spine over grey paper-covered boards. Dark grey lettering to front board with elaborately gilt decorated & lettered spine. In original grey pictorial dust wrapper. Dustwrapper restored, worn at head of spine and along extremities, having lost the inner flaps. Light wear to board edges. Thick grey leaves each with a tipped-in calligraphic text page or colour illustration by the author/artist. No ownership names. Only 2000 copies printed. Uncommon in any form of jacket. View more info

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Liber Fluviorum or River Scenery of France [Rivers of France]

By: Turner, J. M. W. with Alaric A. Watts and Leitch Ritchie

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn 1853: 1853

Book number: 49197

Condition: Good


lvi, 336 pp. Blind and gilt-stamped blue cloth. All edges gilt. Sympathetically rebacked with original gilt-decorated spine laid down. Corners and edges worn. Yellow endpapers. Foxing, mostly to prelims with some plates also affected. With 61 steel-engraved tissue-guarded plates by J. M. W. Turner. Plates complete. Binding solid. Good to Near VG condition. View more info

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Liber Fluviorum or River Scenery of France [Rivers of France]

By: Turner, J. M. W. with Alaric A. Watts and Leitch Ritchie

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn 1853: 1853

Book number: 55502

Condition: Very Good


lvi, 336 pp. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and maroon & beige leather title labels. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Boards rubbed and wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing, mostly to prelims, with some plates also affected. Extra engraved title page. With 61 steel-engraved tissue-guarded plates by J. M. W. Turner. Plates complete. Binding solid. View more info

An Artist in Italy

By: Tyndale, Walter

Price: £75.00

Publisher: N.p. [London], Hodder and Stoughton N.d. [1913]: 1913

Book number: 59903

Condition: Very Good


307 pp. Original publisher's gilt-decorated blue cloth. Top edge gilt. Small stain to cloth at corner of rear panel. Stain to fore-edge, slightly affecting page edges. Endpapers darkened. Gilt cover bright. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis and 25 additional tipped-in colour plates by Walter Tyndale. Plates complete. Binding firm. View more info

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Fashion in Paris : The Various Phases of Feminine Taste and Aesthetics From 1797 to 1897

By: Uzanne, Octave

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1898: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57041

Condition: Good


xv, 180 pp. Publisher's original gilt-decorated cloth. Boards spotted with staining to rear panel. Front hinge split. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Small name stamp to half-title. Internally clean. With 100 tissue-guarded hand-coloured full-page plates and 250 in-text illustrations. Internally clean in VG condition in a Good binding. View more info

Image for Anatomia : Del corpo humano composta per M. Giuan Valuerde di Hamusco, & da luy con moto figure di rame, et erditi discorsi in luce mandata

Anatomia : Del corpo humano composta per M. Giuan Valuerde di Hamusco, & da luy con moto figure di rame, et erditi discorsi in luce mandata

By: Valverde, Giovanni

Price: £4,500.00

Publisher: Rome, Ant. Salamanca et Antonio Lafrery 1560: 1560

Book number: 53400

Condition: Very Good


First Italian edition. (34), 154 leaves (i.e. 308 pp) pp. Early full vellum. Rebacked in full vellum with brown leather title label. In a green cloth portfolio and in green cloth slipcase with gilt lettering to spine. Hinges partially split but binding firm. Stain to upper corner at gutter affecting numerous leaves. Small ex libris label to front pastedown of Leo S. Olschki, antiquarian bookseller, of Florence. Engraved title page. With 42 full-page finely engraved anatomical plates. The copperplate engravings are some of the finest engraved anatomical figures ever produced. Text in Italian. View more info

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Entrée Interdite au Public - 20 erotic illustrations

By: Vertes, Marcel

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Paris, [Paul Cotinaud] [1926]: 1926

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 3578

Condition: Very Good


4to., 1920's portfolio of 20 erotic heliogravures in different formats, printed in black, bistre, red or green, on Japon paper, and presented in window mounts. Green boards, with white label printed in green. Very good. Lacking the preliminary 4 pages of text, this portfolio does however have all 20 erotic illustrations. They were published in an edition of 250 copies View more info

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Peter Schlemihl's Wundersame Geschichte

By: Von Chamisso, Adalbert

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Munich, Hans Von Weber 1907: 1907

Book number: 48991

Condition: Very Good


59 pp. Gilt decorated pale blue boards. Top edge gilt. Illustrations and vignettes by Emil Pretorius. Spine faded. Early ink inscription to half-title. Tear to front end paper. Small mark to back board. View more info

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Aladdin oder die Wunderlampe

By: Von Hollander, Else and Edmund Dulac

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Potsdam, Muller & Co. 1920: 1920

Book number: 53214

Condition: Very Good


1st-3rd thousand. 154 pp. Original pictorial cloth with blue lettering to spine. Eight tipped-in colour plates by Edmund Dulac. Internally clean. No ownership names. Text in German language. View more info

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Sun Moon Star

By: Vonnegut, Kurt and Ivan Chermayeff

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson 1980: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53750

ISBN: 0091424003

Condition: Very Good


64 pp. Publisher's original cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. Colour illustrations throughout by Ivan Chermayeff. View more info

Image for Indian India. As Seen By a Guest in Rajasthan

Indian India. As Seen By a Guest in Rajasthan

By: Waddington, C. W.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers 1933: 1933

Book number: 50304

Condition: Very Good


168 pp. Cream-coloured buckram spine over blue cloth boards in dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author and illustrator C. W. Waddington on the ffep. Several large tears and chips to dw. Frontis and 29 additional pen and pencil illustrations by the author. Folding map at rear. Cloth fresh and clean. A VG copy in a Fair dw. View more info

Image for The Ring of the Niblung : A Trilogy with a Prelude. In  two Volumes; 1: The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie; Vol. 2: Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

The Ring of the Niblung : A Trilogy with a Prelude. In two Volumes; 1: The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie; Vol. 2: Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

By: Wagner, Richard and translated by Margaret Armour

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1910 / 1911: 1910

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 55290

Condition: Good


Both volumes are first editions published 1910 & 1911. Original gilt-stamped light brown buckram. Wear & chipping to heads of spines and hinge of volume 1. Boards slightly marked. Illustrations by Arthur Rackram with 36 tipped-in colour plates in volume 1 and 30 in volume 2. Plates complete. Contains the playtext of Wagner's mammoth opera. Illustrated with headpieces. Characters' names in gothic font. Early ink name to first blank. Clean internally, with occasional light foxing. Loosely laid in is the exhibition sheet for The Leicester Galleries 1910 exhibition of Rackham's original water-col... View more info

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Fun and Frolic

By: Wain, Louis and Clifton Bingham

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London and New York, Ernest Nister and E. P. Dutton & Co. N.d. [1900]: 1900

Book number: 52246

Condition: Good


144 pp. Publisher's original grey cloth spine over colour pictorial boards. Boards edgeworn and rubbed. Lacks rear endpaper. Colour chromolithographic frontis and five additional colour chromos by Louis Wain. Wain's iconic black & white illustrations of cats and other animals on every page. Binding firm. A Good copy. View more info

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The Cloud Kingdom

By: Wallis, I. Henry

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head N.d. [1905]: 1905

Book number: 54232

Condition: Near Fine


174, (2) pp. Publisher's elaborately gilt-decorated green cloth. Top edge gilt. Spine ends & corners slightly bumped. Cloth and gilt bright. Slight marks to endpapers. Internally clean. No ownership names. With 27 full-page and additional in-text illustrations by Charles Robinson. View more info

Image for Boxwood : Twenty-One Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Illustrated in Verse by Sylvia Townsend Warner

Boxwood : Twenty-One Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Illustrated in Verse by Sylvia Townsend Warner

By: Warner, Sylvia Townsend and Reynolds Stone

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus 1960: 1960

Book number: 57896

Condition: Very Good


47 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. With signed Reynolds Stone Christmas card tipped-in to front endpaper. Dj spine darkened. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With 21 full-page engravings by Reynolds Stone. View more info

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The Wind in the Wood

By: Watkins-Pitchford, D. J. 'BB'

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter Ltd. 1952: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53256

Condition: Very Good


143 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with silver lettering to front board & spine. Spine slightly darkened. Spotting to endpapers. With twelve full-page colour illustrations by the author. Illustrated title page and b&w illustrations. View more info