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Elegant Extracts. Poetry, 6 volumes; Prose, 6 volumes; Epistles, 6 volumes. Complete set of 18 volumes. [or 36 volumes in 18].
1 Elegant Extracts. Poetry, 6 volumes; Prose, 6 volumes; Epistles, 6 volumes. Complete set of 18 volumes. [or 36 volumes in 18].
John Sharpe, c. 1810. 
36 volumes in 18. 12mo. Uniformly finely bound in full contemporary straight grained morocco, ornately gilt on the spines and covers with a central lyre device to each board, all edges gilt. Contained in a purpose built brass inlaid miniature glass fronted cabinet bookcase, the moulded top centred by a brass inlaid lyre, matching the design on the bindings, over a glazed brass strung door, on ogee bracket feet, the whole 15 inches high. Each of the 18 volumes has a unique FOREDGE PAINTING of an English pastoral scene hidden under the gilt foredge. SPECIALIST SHIPPING WILL REQUIIRED - FURTHER IMAGES CAN BE SUPPLIED ON REQUEST. 
Price: 9750.00 GBP
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Candide, by Voltaire [François-Marie Arouet]. Illustrated by Gus Bofa., ANTHOINE-LEGRAIN, Jacques [Binder]
2 ANTHOINE-LEGRAIN, Jacques [Binder] Candide, by Voltaire [François-Marie Arouet]. Illustrated by Gus Bofa.
Paris: Librairie des Champs-Élysées, 1932. 
4to. With 33 coloured plates and 32 illustrations in the text by Gus Bofa. Limited to 100 copies, on Arches and with a suite of illustrations in black. Of these, this is number IV of 14 hors commerce copies, containing a number of trial proofs on Chine. Bound in light blue morocco, with a design of gilt rays spreading in from a small central white inlay, one band inlaid in darker blue calf, wide inside borders similarly inlaid and gilt; brown suede flyleaves and pastedowns, gilt edges. In card chemise [some repairs to the verso of the chemise] and leather trimmed card slipcase. Jacques Anthoine-Legrain was the step-son of Pierre Legrain and took over the business after Pierre's death in 1929. They were at the forefront of the Art Deco and Modernist movement in French bookbinding. This is a stunning example of his work carried out on the smallest limitation of the rarest of Bofa's illustrated books; this is the only copy ever seen at auction, being sold by Sothebys in 1969 as part of the celebrated sale of Fine French Illustrated Books and Bindings, the Property of Senhor Nicolau Lunardelli. 
Price: 12500.00 GBP
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Harmonia Ruralis; or, an Essay Towards a Natural History of British Song Birds., BOLTON, James publisher
3 BOLTON, James publisher Harmonia Ruralis; or, an Essay Towards a Natural History of British Song Birds.
W.T. Gilling, 1824. 
2 volumes. 4to. pp. [4], xxiv, 66: 96; 81 hand coloured plates. Original publisher's half sheep with gilt decorated spine and original printed paper labels to the upper covers [Price five guineas]. Covers a little worn and small piece lacking from the head of the spine of Volume 2. Internally clean and fresh with good margins. 
Price: 4000.00 GBP
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The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. INSCRIBED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER., CARTER, Howard and MACE, A.C.
4 CARTER, Howard and MACE, A.C. The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. INSCRIBED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER.
Cassell, 1923 - 33. 
3 Volumes. 1st. Editions. Large 8vo. pp. xvi, 231: xxxiv, 269: xvi, 247: photographic plates. Original pictorial cloth, Fine. First volume inscribed "with the compliments of Mr. Harry Burton." Having resigned as first chief inspector of antiquities in 1905 Howard Carter was unable to return to Egypt until early 1909 when he began his association with George Herbert, fifth earl of Carnarvon. For the next five years they excavated in the Theban necropolis making important, if unspectacular, discoveries. In 1915 Carnarvon was encouraged by Carter to apply for the concession for the Valley of the Kings, one that had been surrendered by Davis and thought by Maspero to be unpromising. Carter thought otherwise. It was not, however, until 1917, after a spell as a civilian employed by the intelligence department of the War Office in Cairo, that Carter was able to conduct annual campaigns in the Valley of the Kings. Few positive results were achieved and in the summer of 1922 Carter had to use all his powers of persuasion to be allowed to conduct one final campaign in the valley. On 4 November 1922, starting work at first light, Howard Carter opened the stairway that led to the tomb of Tutankhamun. His excitement was reflected in the now famous telegram to Carnarvon. "At last have made wonderful discovery in Valley. A magnificent tomb with seals intact." Carnarvon hurried to Luxor and the tomb was entered on 26 November. The discovery astounded the world: a royal tomb, full of spectacular objects. On 16 February 1923 the burial chamber was opened to reveal the unplundered body and funerary equipment of the dead king. Despite "handling the technical processes of clearance, conservation, and recording with exemplary skill and care" and presiding over a discovery which reverberated across the world, Carter received no formal honours from his own country. One of the first people Carter contacted after entering the tomb was Harry Burton, an accomplished art photographer who had gained valuable experience working on the Metropolitan Museum's excavations in Thebes. It proved to be an inspired choice. For not only was Burton able to create a series of remarkable images with what would now be considered as primitive equipment, these images, some 1400 in number, illuminate the excavations and excite the imagination in a way which transcends the text. Burton's photos are more than just a record of the excavation of the tomb. His attention to lighting, texture and composition make them works of art in their own right, capturing as they do the excitement of the greatest archaeological discovery of the twentieth century. Although we have handled several copies of this work which have been inscribed by Carter, we have been unable to locate a copy bearing Burton's name. 
Price: 5000.00 GBP
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Cary’s Two Sheet Map of Hindostan. Reduced from the large map in six sheets with a Supplement, containing the Burman Empire., CARY, G. & J.
5 CARY, G. & J. Cary’s Two Sheet Map of Hindostan. Reduced from the large map in six sheets with a Supplement, containing the Burman Empire.
G. & J. Cary, 1830. 
Large folding sectional map, hand-coloured in outline. 41 x 33 inches, mounted on linen, enclosed in contemporary calf box. Scarce. Worldcat lists three copies [two in the U.S.A., one in Germany]. 
Price: 2200.00 GBP
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Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram - Himalayas. With illustrations by A.D. McCormick., CONWAY, William Martin
6 CONWAY, William Martin Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram - Himalayas. With illustrations by A.D. McCormick.
T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. 
3 Volumes bound in 4. Large 8vo. pp. xix, 360: xv, 361 - 709: viii, 126; portrait frontispiece in vol. 1, 300 illustrations plus duplicate proofs, 3 folding maps in separate volume. All volumes uniformly bound in beige cloth, maroon morocco labels, text volumes slight darkening to spines; a Very Good set. Number 73 of 150 Copies Signed by the Author. William Conway (1856 - 1937) developed an interest in mountaineering whilst at Cambridge and became a member of the Alpine Club in 1877. Although a typical Victorian in his wide ranging interests, he was a keen bibliophile and a lover of the fine arts, later becoming Roscoe Professor of Art at University College, Liverpool. Conway was in no sense an amateur climber. He took as his model Edward Whymper's expedition to the Great Andes of the Equator, which had already demonstrated how a scientific mountaineering expedition should be organised, and the importance Conway attached to the separately published scientific reports clearly reflects this ambition. As W.A.B. Coolidge observed in the Pall Mall Gazette: "The book is not merely the narrative of the best organised and most successful mountaineering expedition as yet made, it is a most valuable and minute account, based on first-hand evidence, of a most fascinating region of the heaven-soaring Himalayas." A scarce account of a remarkable achievement. Neate C103; Yakushi C143. 
Price: 3500.00 GBP
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Night Freight. ORIGINAL FULL SIZE BRITISH RAILWAYS POSTER FOR THE LONDON MIDLAND REGION., CUNEO, Terence
7 CUNEO, Terence Night Freight. ORIGINAL FULL SIZE BRITISH RAILWAYS POSTER FOR THE LONDON MIDLAND REGION.
1960. 
Size is approx 1016 mm x 1270 mm. One of several original posters in stock. Professionally mounted on acid free paper and stiff linen suitable for mounting and/or framing. A small professionally restored area on the top edge on the left hand side. This is an original large size British Rail poster and extra shipping will be required due to the specialist packaging required. 
Price: 1100.00 GBP
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Old London [with letterpress by Alfred Marks]., DIXON, Henry and BOOL, A. & J.
8 DIXON, Henry and BOOL, A. & J. Old London [with letterpress by Alfred Marks].
Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, 1875 - 1886. 
Folio [470 x 360mm] 2 portfolios. 14pp descriptive letterpress printed rectos only, 120 carbon photographic prints mounted on blue card with printed titles, dates and publication details. Originally published in annual parts of 6 photographs [1875 – 1878], then 12 photographs [1879 – 1886]. Also included is an 11-page manuscript alphabetical index to the subjects of the photographs. Original sheep backed cloth portfolios, lacking most of the cloth ties and a little worn on the spines, letterpress leaves a little frayed. Old damp stains to the bottom right hand corner of most of the card mounts, well away from the photographic images but often affecting the printed titles. This has left a discolouration to that section of the mount, rarely more than a triangular section entering 80mm into the card, but in many cases it has led to a denaturing and subsequent weakness of the affected section. It is possible that this copy belonged to Alfred Marks as the initials AM and a number appear on all except 15 of the 120 mounts. The numbers are not the same throughout, but are consecutive with each issued part and may relate to the subscriber number issued for each part. They are numbered as follows: 13 – 18 AM 9; 21, 22 & 24 AM 22; Part 5 [25 – 36] AM 1; Part 6 [37 – 48] AM 33; Part 7 [49 – 60] AM 44; Part 8 [61-72] AM 72; Part 9 [73 – 84] AM 9; Part 10 [97 – 108] AM 46; Part 11 [109 – 120] AM 25. The Society for Photographing Relics of Old London originated in the wish of a few friends to have a record of the Oxford Arms in Warwick Lane, threatened in 1873 and demolished in 1878. Negatives were made by Alfred and John Bool of Albany Street and these were distributed among subscribers in 1875. Letters leading to the formation of the Society appeared in The Times in 1875. Initially they were issued without letterpress but in 1881 Alfred Marks wrote descriptive text for those issued up to that date and continued to produce text from then to the end of the series. For details of all the buildings portrayed, plus an introductory essay see: Old London, Photographed by Henry Dixon and Alfred and John Bool for the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, by Graham Bush. Academy Editions, 1975. A copy of which included with this item. Due to the protracted publishing history, complete sets of this beautiful series of photographs of a vanished London are understandably scarce and it is poorly represented in institutional collections. Copac lists The British Library as the only U.K. location; it is held in whole or in part by a number of U.S. libraries. 
Price: 45000.00 GBP
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Map of the World on Mercators Projection., ENSIGNS & THAYER
9 ENSIGNS & THAYER Map of the World on Mercators Projection.
New York: Ensign & Thayer, 1849. 
Large hand coloured folding map on 18 sections; 800 x 1130mm. mounted on linen, folded and loose in original cloth portfolio, cloth ties. A little surface rubbing but a fine copy of a stunning and rare map, highly ornamented with the flags of the world, decorative illustrated borders and four corner vignette illustrations representing Europe, America, Asia and Africa. Originally issued by Phelps & Ensign in 1841, it was issued several times in the 1840s and 50s; all issues are uncommon. The publishers are better known for their many maps of the United States. 
Price: 4250.00 GBP
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Album of Watercolours., GLANVILLE, Dr. Doyle
10 GLANVILLE, Dr. Doyle Album of Watercolours.
1884 - 5. 
Large oblong 4to. 57 watercolours and sketches, various sizes; many signed and dated. Contemporary morocco, worn. Usher Glanville Doyle Glanville was born in Brighton in 1844. After completing his medical education he joined the Union Steamship Company as a medical officer. In 1879 he joined the British Army and was attached to Colonel Durnford's column of 2000 men in South Africa, the majority of whom were killed by the Zulu at Isandalwana. Dr Glanville was one of only thirty who managed to escape the slaughter. He was later present at the Battle of Ulundi where he was mentioned in despatches by Sir Evelyn Wood. He was a talented artist and throughout the Zulu War was employed by the Graphic as a correspondent. In 1885 he volunteered as a medical officer for the British expedition of annexation of Papua New Guinea, led by Sir Peter Scratchley. This album is a personal record by Doyle Glanville of his travels across the world both in the year preceding, and during the expedition and concludes with a series of watercolours describing tribal life there, entitled: "Sketches in New Guinea." The thirteen watercolours provide a vivid depiction of a primitive society and the commentary is both wry and insightful. There are images of Kerepunu, a village on the south east coast, warriors, Koiari, the son of a chief, and a delightful watercolour of Yarok, chief of Sogeri, standing before a mirror for the first time. Other watercolours include: Indian Snake Charmers; Sikh police in Singapore; Scraps from Chinese Life; and the Fort at Woosung, near Shanghai, as well as a series of views of the Sudan campaign of 1885. As with the sketches in New Guinea, Glanville supplies a commentary which, though often ironic in tone, is never pompous or judgemental: "I often wonder how it is that callings seem to run according to race. Cooks are generally Frenchmen. Penny-ice people Italians. Marine engineers Scotchmen. Ship's doctors Irishmen and here on the P & O we always find the barber a Singalee." In the following year, 1886, Glanville was accepted as a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and in the same year was registered in Victoria as a medical practitioner. Dr. Glanville returned to Africa in 1890 as a Colonial Medical Officer and during this time sent sketches back to the Illustrated London News. He died of fever the following year while escorting three nurses from the east coast of South Africa. Although several of Glanville's sketches were printed in the Illustrated Sydney News, this album does not appear to have ever been published and there is no record of any of his watercolours appearing at auction. A rare visual record of a little known campaign. 
Price: 25000.00 GBP
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A Physical and Geological Map of England and Wales., GREENOUGH, G[eorge] B[ellas]
11 GREENOUGH, G[eorge] B[ellas] A Physical and Geological Map of England and Wales.
Royal Geological Society, 1839. 
2nd Edition. Numbered 52 below the imprint. Large scale full hand-coloured engraved map at a scale of approximately 5.75 miles to the inch. 6 sheets mounted on linen, divided into sections and folded; each sheet approximately 26 x 34 inches, giving a total size of approximately 78 x 64 inches. Each sheet retains the titling tabs and the whole is enclosed in the original leather case which is a little rubbed; the maps are Fine. The uncommon 2nd edition, probably number 52 of an unspecified limitation, but as only 300 copies of the 1st Edition were produced it is unlikely that there were very many more issued of this edition. This edition is a great improvement on the 1st Edition and Smith’s Great Map of 1820. 
Price: 8750.00 GBP
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A Scientific and Commercial Map of England and Wales in Which are Delineated the Canals, Rail-roads and Navigable Rivers. The Extent of the Navigation of Each River, With the Elevations of the Canals, Together With the Geology and principal Situations of the Mineral Productions., LOADER, T.B.
12 LOADER, T.B. A Scientific and Commercial Map of England and Wales in Which are Delineated the Canals, Rail-roads and Navigable Rivers. The Extent of the Navigation of Each River, With the Elevations of the Canals, Together With the Geology and principal Situations of the Mineral Productions.
T.B. Loader, 1836. 
2nd Edition. Folding map. 138 x 112 cm; 56 sections mounted on linen, contained in contemporary cloth slipcase. A rare scientific map showing the geology of England and Wales. The first edition of 1831 is widely represented by multiple examples in the British Library and single examples at Cambridge and the National Library of Wales. A coloured example of this 2nd Edition is held at Cambridge only. 
Price: 1500.00 GBP
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The Ruins of Paestum, Otherwise Posidonia in Magna Graecia., MAJOR, Thomas
13 MAJOR, Thomas The Ruins of Paestum, Otherwise Posidonia in Magna Graecia.
Printed by James Dixwell for T. Major, 1768. 
Folio. pp. iv, 45, [1]; 25 plates [numbered I - XXIIII with XIXA and XIXB]. Ex library copy with ink stamp on verso of title page with a little bleed through, a 3 cm stamp to the top margin of each plate not affecting the image. A little light spotting otherwise a clean fresh copy internally in contemporary reversed calf recently restored. 
Price: 3500.00 GBP
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Cirque Molier. Scrapbook assembled by Raoul de Frechencourt, Secrétaire-Général of the Circus., MOLIER, Ernest
14 MOLIER, Ernest Cirque Molier. Scrapbook assembled by Raoul de Frechencourt, Secrétaire-Général of the Circus.

Comprising a copy of Cirque Molier 1880 – 1904, by Ernest Molier. Paris: Paul Dupont, 1904. 4to. pp. 199, [3]; illustrations. Presentation copy inscribed on the end paper « A mon excellent Collaborateur [---?] Raoul de Frechencourt. Bien affectueux souvenir E. Molier. » Retaining the original wrappers but loose in a larger album with bound in at the rear an extensive archive of programmes, photographs, admission cards, ephemera, articles etc. The end paper bears the library label of Bibliothèque de Frechencourt. Contemporary half morocco, disbound and many sections loose. An unparalleled archive with an impeccable provenance, this contains an extensive collection of material dating from the establishment of Cirque Molier in 1880, up to 1914. It is likely that the Circus went into a hiatus during the Great War, restarting after the war, finally closing in 1934 following the death of Molier. Included is a virtually unbroken sequence of 42 programmes and handbills from 1880 – 1914; 15 detailed reviews and articles, a couple signed by Molier; approximately 30 cards and invitations, some signed, two with long notes by Molier; over 30 original photographs of the circus including camels, dressage, tableaux vivants, etc. [includes one with a nude trial tableau]; a number of menus for the dinners which took place after the performances; a fantasy original watercolour showing Molier levitating above two horses, one ridden by a young girl, the other by a wolf. Cirque Molier [1880 – 1934] was the first amateur [private] circus in the world, established by Ernest Molier, producing a charity gala once a year at his home, Hotel Molier on the rue de Bénouville in Paris. His performers came from the highest echelons of French society, with aristocracy and gentry amongst their number. Initially his performances consisted of typical circus acts including clowns, dressage of horses, feats of strength and acrobats, but he became more adventurous and later introduced camels, tableaux, playlets, old-time fencing in the form of vignettes, etc. This circus was a privately owned circus, a “cirque mondain” put at the disposal of amateurs, usually friends and acquaintances of Molier who vied for the honour of performing not only haute école or equine acrobatics, but also other circus acts. The Cirque Molier was situated in the Rue Bénouville, right next to the Bois de Boulogne and formed part of Molier’s hotel particulier. The circus had an excellent ring and a large hall to seat the spectators. The opening night occurred on 21st March 1880. Friends, relatives, and acquaintances were invited. The invitation read: “We will do a little equitation, a little acrobatics and then we will eat tripe à la Bénouville.” The seats were not the most comfortable, but Molier had tried to make the atmosphere more festive by creating a Spanish motif. Present were the upper bourgeoisie and aristocracy of the horse world: le Prince de Sagan, le Prince de Chenay, le Baron d’Orgeval, le Duc de Morny, le Comte d’Osmond, etc. To enliven the evening, professional écuyères such as Fanny Lehmann, a delicate rider, yet energetic, always in harmony with her horse, known as the Sarah Bernhardt of equitation, and a few others, were asked to participate. The actress Alice Lavigne was also included among the amateurs of the Cirque Molier. Men such as le Comte de Beauregard and le Comte de Maulde performed equestrian acts; le Comte Hubert de la Rochefoucauld and others performed at the trapeze and the fixed bar. The evening was so successful that it was agreed that there would be a repeat performance the following year. Indeed, each year the Cirque Molier gave its annual spectacle until 1933. To these yearly performances Le Tout-Paris came. Even the demi-monde, and the horizontales de grande marque were received. While a certain amount of frivolity animated these evenings, the enthusiasm of the members of high society, and the enthusiasm and skill engendered by Molier himself, gave the Cirque Molier a special animation and cachet. The original ideas and the talent that came to the fore, gave the Cirque Molier a certain stamp of distinction. Even Molier’s acrobats, jugglers and clowns came from Le Tout-Paris. They were mostly amateurs, performing their acts for fun and doing them well, capable of competing with the professional écuyers and écuyères, acrobats, and clowns. The women also came from Le Tout-Paris, those who wanted to perform and show off their skills as horsewomen, as did many of the écuyères performing in the circus on a professional basis. Molier was in no way in awe of those titled amateur performers. They, too, were given broom and shovel with which to pick up manure. 
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Modern War Paintings, with an essay by P.G. Konody. [together with] The Great War, Fourth Year, with an introductory essay by J.E. Crawford Flitch., NEVINSON, C.R.W.
15 NEVINSON, C.R.W. Modern War Paintings, with an essay by P.G. Konody. [together with] The Great War, Fourth Year, with an introductory essay by J.E. Crawford Flitch.
Grant Richards, 1917 and 1918. 
2 volumes 4to. pp. 31; colour lithographic frontispiece and 24 monochrome plates: 25, [1, list of plates]; colour lithographic frontispiece and 24 monochrome plates. Both volumes in the original cloth backed boards with printed paper labels to front board and spine. Both titles in the original printed dust wrappers a little chipped at the spine extremities and the top of the front panel of the second volumes. SIGNED BY THE ARTIST IN PENCIL UNDER THE FRONTISPIECE OF THE FIRST VOLUME. RARE IN DUST WRAPPERS. 
Price: 3800.00 GBP
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Addresses and Squibs in the Contested Election for Members in Parliament, 1820., NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
16 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Addresses and Squibs in the Contested Election for Members in Parliament, 1820.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Various Publishers, 1820. 
4to. A unique and invaluable collection of what is possibly a complete collection of addresses and squibs for the election of 1820 comprising 80 separate printed pieces, mostly 4to or smaller, Plus the printed poll "The Poll at the Election of Members of Parliament for the Town and County of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Taken Before Nicholas Naters, Esquire, Sheriff, on the 10th and 11th Days of March, 1820. Candidates Sir Matthew Ridley, Cuthbert Ellison, William Scott." Newcastle: Printed by George Angus, for Emerson Charnley, 1820. This would appear to be a collection put together during the mid-nineteenth century with a specially made title page set in a variety of attractive types; there is some trivial damp staining towards the lower part of a few sheets and at some time in the last 50 year it has been rebound in buckram. The first address is dated 3rd March and the last April 8th 1820; they record a typically robust and knockabout election with subtle and not-so-subtle claims and libels flying to and fro. Ridley and Ellison were elected, Ellison's part in the election being taken by his brother as he was abroad owing to health reasons during the hustings and election itself. There are also a few small newspaper clippings included, plus the cards and colours of each of the candidates. The compiler has made a few biographical notes here and there and has identified the anonymous characters in one of the printed poems. Whilst it is not uncommon to find individual addresses and squibs, I have handled many over the last thirty years, it is rare to see the output of a single election in such completeness and detail. The 36 page printed poll would appear to be a Large Paper copy [10½ x 8 inches] and printed on one side only. 
Price: 2500.00 GBP
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London Types; with Quatorzains by W.E. Henley., NICHOLSON, William
17 NICHOLSON, William London Types; with Quatorzains by W.E. Henley.
William Heinemann, 1898. 
1st Edition. Folio. 12 colour printed woodcuts. The scarce Library Edition printed on Japanese vellum and bound in vellum backed parchment illustrated boards. Short closed tear to final blank, a touch of wear to one corner and some spotting to the covers but for all that a lovely copy of the scarcest edition of this title in book form. illustrations london 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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Sketches and Scenery in Angus and Mearns, Drawn From Nature, and Upon Stone., PATERSON, J.S.
18 PATERSON, J.S. Sketches and Scenery in Angus and Mearns, Drawn From Nature, and Upon Stone.
Montrose: John Smith, c.1824. 
Oblong folio; 350 x 500mm. pp. 3; 20 engraved plates. Complete in four parts as issued in the original printed wrappers, with the sheet of explanatory notes to the first three parts [possibly not issued in the final part]. Parts 2 - 4 have been strengthened on the spine with old paper, probably contemporaneously, and possibly as issued. The first two parts were printed by Forrester and Morrison, but Paterson was obviously unhappy with the results. He turned to Hullmandel for the final two parts and these engravings are sharper and clearer than the earlier efforts. The plates are: I. Craighall Rattray, Glammis Castle, Cortachy Castle, Fasque House, Castle and Town of Brechin Town; II. Dun House, Loch of Lintrathen, Edzell Castle, Town of Montrose, Denfinella; III. Abbey of Arbroath, Kinnaird Castle, Blackhall, Rossie Castle, Dundee From the River; IV. Brechin Castle, Fotheringham House, Bridge of Die, Montrose from Langley Park, Crathas. Scarce. No copy traced at auction. Abbey 497 with only the third part. Copac lists the National Library of Scotland as holding 7 prints only, with no text or wrappers at 300 x 480mm. According to the front wrappers two editions were available; the Royal Edition, presumably as the NLS part set, and the Super Royal Edition, as here. 
Price: 3500.00 GBP
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Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor., PEAKE, Mervyn
19 PEAKE, Mervyn Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor.
Country Life, 1939. 
1st Edition. A little wear to the spine and ever so slightly shaken in an extensively professionally restored dust wrapper. From the collection of H.B. [Burgess] Drake. Drake was a schoolmaster at Eltham college during Peake's time there and became a friend. He was godfather to Peake's daughter Clare and Peake illustrated two of his books; The Book of Lyonne [1952] and The Oxford English Course for Secondary Schools, Book One [1957]. This is one of a number of Drake's books recently acquired, a number of which are inscribed by Peake to Drake and his wife. This title not inscribed. 
Price: 2200.00 GBP
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Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor., PEAKE, Mervyn
20 PEAKE, Mervyn Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor.
Country Life, 1939. 
1st Edition. Pictorial boards a little soiled as usual when lacking the dust wrapper but a Very Good copy with very little of the usual browning to the end papers. Supplied with a facsimile dust wrapper. 
Price: 1800.00 GBP
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