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Allotment Certificate No.83.

By: BRAMLEY INCLOSURE

Price: £180.00

Publisher: 1792.:

Seller ID: 38408


4to sheet, folded. Printed on one side only, with manuscript entries. Rare. Whilst printed Enclosure Acts and Awards are not uncommon, and even manuscript awards crop up regularly, I have never encountered an allotment certificate previously though I should have suspected their existence. It is possible that in most cases the allotments were manuscript indentures, or copies of the awards given to the individual landowners but in this case it is clear that the whole enc... View more info

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Report of the Proceedings of the Bristol Society for Promoting the Study of Gothic Architecture.

By: BRISTOL

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Bristol: H. and A. Hill, 1842.:

Seller ID: 38550


8vo. pp. 23, [1]. Disbound. Includes lists of members, selection of rules and a report on the meetings held during 1841, its foundation year. View more info

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Plant Form and Design Pattern Book.

By: BROWN BROS OF GLASGOW & EDINBURGH [WILBERT RATTRAY]

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: Watercolour and Manuscript, c. 1900.:

Seller ID: 39818


Small folio, 385 x 280 mm. 96 watercolours of plants and flowers mounted on thick paper [numbered 1 – 94, 96-7 – nothing mounted on page 95]. Contemporary half morocco, mostly disbound and lacking spine. Contents generally clean, chip to margin of pp. 44/5. Most images have a typed identification slip. Loosely inserted is a 20 sheet foolscap manuscript [written on rectos only] description of each illustration with its usefulness in the creation of design. The... View more info

Hydriotaphia, Urne-Buriall, or, a Discourse on the Sepulchrall Urnes Lately Found in Norfolk...

By: BROWNE, Thomas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Noel Douglas, 1937.:

Seller ID: 36664


Small 8vo. pp. [16], 202, [5]; frontispiece. Original parchment boards a little browned. Unopened and Very Good. Facsimile edition in the Noel Douglas Replicas Series, from the first octavo edition of 1658. View more info

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The Phoenix and the Turtle by William Shakespeare.

By: BULLETT, Gerald [edited and with an introduction by]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Flansham: Pear Tree Press, 1938.:

Seller ID: 39577


1st Pear Tree Press Edition. The text set in Perpetua type, the wood cut designs are by James Guthrie, the printing by John Freeman. Number 17 of 200 copies. Presentation copy inscribed “Jack Haines from Gerald Bullett, May 1938. There’s no excuse for reprinting the Phoenix - but it’s a pretty piece of printing, I think.” Very Good in slightly rubbed dust wrapper with a couple of short closed tears. View more info

The Delights of Islington.

By: BUNBURY, J.W.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: J. Bretherton, April 30th 1772.:

Seller ID: 39710


Original single sheet etching, 260 x 180 mm. A little spotted but a nice clean and dark impression with good margins outside the plate mark. A caricature which references the occasional fanciful buildings in London “Whereas my New Pagoda has been clandestinely carried off & a new pair of dolphins taken from the top of the gazebo by some bloodthirsty Villains & whereas a good deal of timber has been cut down and carried away from the Old Grove that was pla... View more info

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The Map of Oxfordshire.

By: BURGHERS, Michael

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Oxford: Published by the Theatre in Oxford, [1677]:

Seller ID: 38829


Single sheet map, with contemporary hand-colouring and old folds, 500 x 480 mm, framed and glazed. One of the more attractive maps of the county, this was published for Robert Plott’s The Natural History of Oxfordshire. The border consists of 176 coats of arms of the colleges, towns, landowners and gentry of the county. View more info

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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

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[Plan of the] Fort of Asseer-Ghur.

By: CALCUTTA JOURNAL

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Calcutta: Calcutta Journal, 12 May, 1819.:

Seller ID: 39866


Single sheet plan, folded, 280 x 410 mm. Torn along the central fold with no loss. Accompanied by the 8pp issue of the Calcutta Journal for 12th May, 1819 completely devoted to an account of the Siege of Asseerghur from first hand accounts, and a description of the plan. View more info

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Extraordinary [Number].

By: CALCUTTA JOURNAL

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Calcutta: Union Press, Calcutta Journal, June 19, 1819.:

Seller ID: 39825


Single sheet, 145 x 100 mm. A special issue as a single sheet in much smaller format than the normal size, announcing the arrival of the Honourable Company ship, Waterloo with Lady Hastings on board. “Lord Hastings intends to embark the Phoenix Yacht at 11 o’clock this morning and proceed down the river to meet the Marchioness...” Hastings was Governor General of India 1812 - 1824, he died in 1826 whilst Governor of Malta. His wife “...following... 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

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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, 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: £1,250.00

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 [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 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 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