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Six Views of the Ruins of Furness Abbey, with a Condensed History and Description of the Monastery. Engraved by Haghe.

By: CARLYLE, R.

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Ackerman and Liverpool: Messrs Carlyle, 1835.:

Seller ID: 39455


Folio. pp. 7; 6 lithographic plates, each with printed title. Original printed wrappers, old stain to top left margin of plates, not affecting printed area. Scarce, Copac lists Birmingham, Cambridge and the V&A only. View more info

Image for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

By: CARROLL, Lewis [Charles Lutwidge DODGSON]

Price: £480.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1874.:

Seller ID: 38234


41st thousand. Original red cloth, a little rubbed and marked, top outside corner a little worn, hinges firm but showing a little wear. However a decent copy of a very early edition rarely found in decent condition. View more info

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D.H. Lawrence and the Body Mystical.

By: CARTER, Frederick

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Dennis Archer, 1932.:

Seller ID: 38239


1st Edition. Tall 8vo. pp. 63; signed artist’s proof as frontispiece. Original orange vellum boards a little bowed. Number 38 of 75 copies. The author’s own copy with his bookplate. View more info

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Autograph Letter, Signed.

By: CARTER, Howard

Price: £3,950.00

Publisher: Athens: Hotel de la Grande Bretagne, 10th September, 1933.:

Seller ID: 39451


4 page autograph letter, signed. “Who would a poet understand must first visit the poet's land.” To be in Athens is to realize how the unfettered life of an ant, obeying all the laws of nature, grew, blossomed, faded and alas died. So much is it the case that one wonders whether such marvels were due to any mortal hand, or to the Gods themselves. However, they tell us that this and that was made at such and such a time, or in such and such a moment, and they even stick labels thereon. Phew! Who cares. Fancy Nature labelling her rose. Was then an art created to Bradshaw? Or... View more info

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The New Music Hall, Scarborough. Lithographed by F. Jones.

By: CARTER, J. N.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Scarborough: S.W. Theakston, c. 1858.:

Seller ID: 39953


Large tinted lithographic print, 250 x 345 mm image size, [350 x 485 sheet size]. A little light spotting and a few marginal tears not affecting the printed image. A scarce large print printed by Day & Son. Very short lived, the New Music Hall was an extensive alteration and rebuilding by Joseph Paxton and G.H. Stokes of the earlier Gothic Saloon, opening in 1858. It was destroyed by fire in 1876 being replaced in 1879 by the Spa Theatre which still exists on the site. View more info

Dawn on the Su Causeway in Spring.

By: CHAN, Tim Fat

Price: £10,200.00

Publisher: 1931.:

Seller ID: 38275


RARE CORK SCULPTURE AND WATERCOLOUR LANDSCAPE. "Spring Morn in Hangchow (Shanghai)" Titled in English: "Spring Morn in Hangchow (Shanghai)" with a presentation label beneath: "To S. Lack, Esq. Manager, Eastern Extension Telegraph Co. Ltd. From Local and Chinese Staffs, Hong Kong Branch, on the occasion of his retirement. 19th December 1931." Size: 133 cm x 25 cm within the frame. With a watered silk covered mount; plain wooden frame; glazed. Total size: 154 x 47 cm. Cork pictures of this size are extremely unusual and would only have been undertaken by the most ... View more info

Image for Port of Liverpool. Puerto de Liverpool. Port of Liverpool.

Port of Liverpool. Puerto de Liverpool. Port of Liverpool.

By: CHAPUY, Nicolas Marie Joseph

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Paris: Ve. Turgis, c. 1861.:

Seller ID: 39804


Coloured lithograph, 380 x 480 mm. Hand applied thick border, some slight surface soiling, but Very Good. One of a series of Ports de Mer d’Europe. View more info

Image for [London, view on the Thames] Londres, vue prise sur la Tamise. Londres, vista tomada sobre el Tamesis.

[London, view on the Thames] Londres, vue prise sur la Tamise. Londres, vista tomada sobre el Tamesis.

By: CHAPUY, Nicolas Marie Joseph

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Paris: Ve. Turgis, c. 1861.:

Seller ID: 39805


Coloured lithograph, 380 x 480 mm. Hand applied thick border, some slight surface soiling, but Very Good. One of a series of Ports de Mer d’Europe. View more info

Image for Minute of a Meeting, Held January 23rd, 1833, for the Purpose of Establishing a Public Literary and Scientific Institution in Cheltenham.

Minute of a Meeting, Held January 23rd, 1833, for the Purpose of Establishing a Public Literary and Scientific Institution in Cheltenham.

By: CHELTENHAM

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cheltenham: Cunningham and Co., 1833.:

Seller ID: 38548


8vo. pp. 16. Disbound. No locations traced. View more info

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Report of the Committee of Superintendence of the Cheltenham Female Orphan Asylum, for the Year 1832.

By: CHELTENHAM FEMALE ORPHAN ASYLUM

Price: £125.00

Publisher: [CHELTENHAM] 1832.:

Seller ID: 38539


8vo. pp. 20. [No title as issued]. Disbound. Includes names of orphans, list of annual subscribers and list of prices of work carried out by the orphans. No locations traced. View more info

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Report of the Committee of Superintendence of the Cheltenham Female Orphan Asylum and School of Industry, for the Year 1833.

By: CHELTENHAM FEMALE ORPHAN ASYLUM

Price: £180.00

Publisher: [Cheltenham] 1833.:

Seller ID: 38540


8vo. pp. 20; engraved view of the asylum. Disbound. Includes names of orphans, list of life governors, list of annual subscribers and list of prices of work carried out by the orphans. No locations traced. View more info

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Watercolour of the Summer Palace, Beijing.

By: CHINA

Price: £25,000.00

Publisher: China, Qing Dynasty? late 19th Century.:

Seller ID: 39750


An impressive large scale view of the Summer Palace. This stunning watercolour was formerly in the possession of the travel writer Robert Byron with a label on reverse stating that he brought it back from China in 1936, together with his address label. The image size is 910 x 1730 mm, framed and glazed. This item will need special packing and shipping and additional costs. We can deliver anywhere within the U.K. free of charge, or can deliver to a packer/shipper of your choice. View more info

Image for Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Work of Art and Vertu, known as “The Vienna Museum,” the Property of Messrs. Löwenstein, Brothers, of Frankfort-on-the-Maine: which will be sold by Auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their great rooms, 8 King Street, St. James’s Square on Monday, March 12, 1860 and nine following days (Saturdays & Sundays excepted) at one o’clock precisely.

Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Work of Art and Vertu, known as “The Vienna Museum,” the Property of Messrs. Löwenstein, Brothers, of Frankfort-on-the-Maine: which will be sold by Auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their great rooms, 8 King Street, St. James’s Square on Monday, March 12, 1860 and nine following days (Saturdays & Sundays excepted) at one o’clock precisely.

By: CHRISTIE, MANSON & WOODS

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1860.:

Seller ID: 39907


8vo. pp. viii, 90, [2]; engraved frontispiece, 36 original mounted photographs (one hand tinted), 5 coloured lithographic plates. Original pebble grained blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt to the front cover. Short split to the spine and cloth soiled, otherwise Very Good. Gernsheim, Incunabula, 122. The thirty six photographs are salt prints by Hermann Emden of Frankfort and illustrate the earliest auction catalogue to feature photographs illustrating lots for sale. View more info

Image for Black List! Being the Annual Amount of Pickings of the Peers and their Families, who voted against the Reform Bill, in the House of Lords, on Saturday, Oct 8, 1831.

Black List! Being the Annual Amount of Pickings of the Peers and their Families, who voted against the Reform Bill, in the House of Lords, on Saturday, Oct 8, 1831.

By: CHUBB, W. P. [compiler]

Price: £200.00

Publisher: W.P. Chubb, [1831]:

Seller ID: 39809


Single sheet, printed two column, 480 x 310 mm, laid down with some loss, especially to left hand border and very slihgt loss of some letters at a tear to lower left hand side. A rare ‘name and shame’ poster issued just prior to the Great Reform Act of 1832 which introduced wide ranging changes to the British Electoral system and brought some semblance of balance to individual constituencies in an attempt to get rid of ‘Rotten Boroughs.’ “... we have only placed known sums paid to these *******. We will leave the world to judge whether this way of distributing t... View more info

Image for Manuscript Account of the Depth of Water in the Engine Shed at Eshott, Northumberland between September 18, 1797 and 23 December 1797; together with two receipts made out to Thomas Adams.

Manuscript Account of the Depth of Water in the Engine Shed at Eshott, Northumberland between September 18, 1797 and 23 December 1797; together with two receipts made out to Thomas Adams.

By: CLARK, Daniel engineer

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Manuscript, 1797:

Seller ID: 39784


8vo. pp. 20 [4 blank]. 2 receipt clips signed by Daniel Clark. Paper wrappers worn and creased. Thomas Adams, a country lawyer, purchased Eshott Hall and Estate from the Carr family in 1792; the estate included a coal mine. Presumably this engine was used for draining the mine. Many of Adams’ papers are held by the Lewis Walpole Library at Yale University. View more info

Image for Report to the General Board of Health on a Preliminary Enquiry Into the Sewerage, Drainage, and Supply of Water, and the Sanitary Condition of the Inhabitants of the City and County of Bristol.

Report to the General Board of Health on a Preliminary Enquiry Into the Sewerage, Drainage, and Supply of Water, and the Sanitary Condition of the Inhabitants of the City and County of Bristol.

By: CLARK, Geo. T.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: W. Clowes, 1850.:

Seller ID: 38533


8vo. pp. 224. Disbound, top edge trimmed with the partial loss of a few page numbers. Presentation copy inscribed “To Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol With the Writer’s Compliments.” Located at a few specialist institutions, not listed as being at the copyright libraries. View more info

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‘Monotype’ Ornament Broadsheets No. 3. The Border.

By: CLUTTON, Sarah designer

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Monotype Corporation, c,.1956.:

Seller ID: 39975


Single sheet 567 x 443 mm. Near Fine. 3. The Border [black and blue]. These broadsheets [five in all] were intended to show the range of ornamental designs available from Monotype using the various patterns round the edge and the individual blocks printed within showing their reference numbers. Most of these would have been pinned up for ready access and are not likely to have survived in great numbers. View more info

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‘Monotype’ Ornament Broadsheets 1 - 5. [complete]

By: CLUTTON, Sarah designer

Price: £250.00

Publisher: The Monotype Corporation, [1950 - 58]:

Seller ID: 39974


Complete set of 5 large broadsheets, each 567 x 443 mm. Near Fine. 1. The Arabesque [black and red]. 2. The Fleuron [black and red]. 3. The Border [black and blue]. 4. The Nineteenth Century Ornament [black and purple]. 5. Type Flowers in the Twentieth Century [black and yellow ochre]. These were intended to show the range of ornamental designs available from Monotype using the various patterns round the edge and the individual blocks printed within showing their reference numbers. Most of these would have been pinned up for ready access and are not likely to have survived in great numbers. View more info

Image for Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine, with other records of his early career in England & America...

Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine, with other records of his early career in England & America...

By: COBBETT, William

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1927.:

Seller ID: 39581


8vo. pp. 163. End papers browned, otherwise Fine in original wax paper wrapper which is discoloured, mostly unopened. Limited Edition, number 179 of 1800 copies. The frontispiece is coloured through stencils by the Curwen Press. View more info

The Eastern Hemisphere [cover illustration to The Great Globe, Quadrilles, by Stephen Glover.]

By: COCKS, Robert [publisher]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Robert Cocks, c. 1880.:

Seller ID: 38166


Folio. pp. 8. Hand coloured map of the Eastern Hemisphere, 8½ inch diameter [map size]. Very Good. View more info