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Image for It Blows, It Snows; a Winter’s Rambles Through Canada.

It Blows, It Snows; a Winter’s Rambles Through Canada.

By: C.H.C.

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Dublin: Printed by P.W. Brady, 1846.:

Seller ID: 39564


8vo. pp. iv, 224, [1, errata]. Original blind stamped cloth, lettered in gilt to the front cover, cloth a little discoloured. Top inch of the title page has been replaced with near matching paper, presumably to remove an owner’s name. Rare, with no copies listed in the U.K. and only the odd copy in a few obscure North American institutions. View more info

The Fortunate Isles.

By: CANARY ISLANDS [Anon]

Price: £450.00

Publisher: 1891.:

Seller ID: 38141


Small 4to. pp. 4 - 152 [lacking a title and possibly introductory page]. Contemporary half sheep, worn, front cover detached. With the bookplate of J. Scott Fraser and a photographic copy of a watercolour portrait of a gentleman, possibly the author, inserted. A diary of a voyage to the Canary Islands in June and July 1891. Leaving from Newport, South-east Wales on 20th June, there follows a detailed documentation of daily life on board ship, describing the ship, fello... View more info

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

Image for D.H. Lawrence and the Body Mystical.

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, a... View more info

Image for New and Accurate Plan of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark and parts adjacent, viz Kensington, Chelsea, Islington, Hackney, Walworth, Newington, Etc. with and alphabetical list of upwards of 500 of the principal streets with references to their situation and plans of the New London & East and West India Docks.

New and Accurate Plan of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark and parts adjacent, viz Kensington, Chelsea, Islington, Hackney, Walworth, Newington, Etc. with and alphabetical list of upwards of 500 of the principal streets with references to their situation and plans of the New London & East and West India Docks.

By: CARY, John

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: John Cary, 1819.:

Seller ID: 38801


Large engraved map with some hand colouring. Approximately 830 x 1500 mm, sectioned and mounted on linen. Rather browned and some joints worn. In the original card box with printed label, corners worn. A highly detailed plan of the centre of London. 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... 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

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

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

Image for Watercolour of the Summer Palace, Beijing.

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 you... 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

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

Image for Minnow among Tritons; Mrs. S.T. Coleridge’s Letters to Thomas Poole 1799 - 1834.

Minnow among Tritons; Mrs. S.T. Coleridge’s Letters to Thomas Poole 1799 - 1834.

By: COLERIDGE, Mrs S.T.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1934.:

Seller ID: 39586


8vo. pp. xxxvi, 186. Original buckram, Fine in Curwen Press patterned dust wrapper with a little wear around the title aperture. Limited Edition, number 220 of 675 copies. The dust wrapper is designed by Albert Rutherston. View more info

Image for The Devil and All. [Six Short Stories]

The Devil and All. [Six Short Stories]

By: COLLIER, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1934.:

Seller ID: 39591


8vo. pp. 124. Frontispiece by Blair Hughes-Stanton. Very Good in glassine dust wrapper with gilt paper flaps, a little worn. Limited Edition, number 299 of 1000 copies signed by the author. View more info

Image for The Apostle of Free Labour: the Life Story of William Collison, Founder and General Secretary of the National Free Labour Association, told by Himself.

The Apostle of Free Labour: the Life Story of William Collison, Founder and General Secretary of the National Free Labour Association, told by Himself.

By: COLLISON, William

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, 1913.:

Seller ID: 39553


1st Edition. 8vo. pp. xvi, 336; illustrations. Lacking the front end paper and with some childish scribbling to the pastedown and rear end papers. with extensive presentation inscription from the author: “To Capt Bowl with the authors sompliments W. Collison. Anarchy, being disorganization means the quick return to tyranny, through the rule of the strong man who rises in his lust for power & takes command by right of might at the psychologic moment.” The ... View more info

Excavations at Lincoln Interim Reports.

By: COLYER, Christina and JONES, M.J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Antiquaries Journal, 1975 - 1981:

Seller ID: 36046


4to. pp. 227 - 266: 50 - 991: 83 - 114; illustrations. Boiund together in cloth. The three interimt reports bound together. 1. Excavations at Lincoln 1970 - 1972: The Western Defenses of the Lower Town. First Interim Report. 2. ibid. Second Interim Report. 3. Sites Outside the Walled City 1972 - 1977, Third Interim Report. View more info