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Qvinti Horati Flacci Opera Omnia


numbered edition [649] 291pp [text in latin] VG (paper boards w.cloth spine,paper title labels to cover/spine,sl.rubbed and sunned,stained,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,sl.chipping to head/foot of spine and minor split to upper hinge,paste action to eps w.owner's sign.to front pastedown,eps and untrimmed fore-edges sl.soiled,teg)

PUBLISHER: medical society [np] 1910

KEYWORDS: history latin horati flacci opera classical literature e.c.wickham


Intimate Society Letters of the Eighteenth Century

vol.1 only


ex-lib vol.1 only 327pp ills. VG (red cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled w.spine sl.sunned,libr.label to cover,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,usual stamps and pockets,eps and edges sl.foxed,cocked)

PUBLISHER: stanley paul london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history letters literature sociology duke of argyll


Useful and Instructive Poetry


first edition 45pp ills. VG+ (in dec.vellum,mod.soiled w.sl.sunned spine,eps sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: geoffrey bles london 1954

KEYWORDS: literature modern first edition lewis carroll


The Quest of the Golden Boy

the life and letters of richard le gallienne


first edition 580pp ills. VG+ (mod.soiled w.sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,paste action to eps,te blue,edges sl.soiled) in VG- d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned w.price sticker to spine,bumps and chipping and minor closed tears to extrems.w.sl.loss to head of spine)

PUBLISHER: unicorn press london 1960

KEYWORDS: history biography literature richard le gallienne


Literary Biography

the alexander lectures 1955-56


first edition 113pp VG+ (paper boards and spine,sl.sunned spine,minor bumps to extrems.,owner's sign.to ffep,edges sl.foxed) in VG+ d/w (sl.soiled w.spine sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: rupert hart-davis 1957

KEYWORDS: literature modern first edition leon edel


House Scraps

for private circulation only


first edition 183pp ills.by geo.cruickshank/f.c.gould/lucien davis VG+ (burgundy cloth,mod.rubbed and stained,sl.sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,marbled eps,lacks half-title,edges sl.foxed/soiled,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: publ.by author at stock exchange london 1887

KEYWORDS: history literature modern first edition c.duckworth atkin geo.cruickshank


Songs of a Savoyard


142pp ills.by author VG (dec.cloth binding,mod.soiled andsunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,boards sl.shaky,prelims.sl.soiled,aeg sl.rubbed,cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: george routledge london [c.1890]

KEYWORDS: literature w.s.gilbert poetry


Still Waters


Gus Funnell

PUBLISHER: goldsmith-woolard publ.wichita 1913

KEYWORDS: poetry literature samuel francis woolard


The Legion Book


eighth impression 234pp ills. VG+ (red cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled w.spine sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,paste action to eps,prelims.and edges sl.soiled w.some sl.foxing to contents,untrimmed fore and lower edges,te red)

PUBLISHER: cassell london 1930

KEYWORDS: literature the legion book history h.cotton minchin


King Albert's Book

a tribute to the belgian king and people from representative men and women throughout the world


188pp ills.[some tipped-in col.plates] VG+ (cream cloth,mod.soiled and sunned w.stain to head of rear/spine,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,sl.water stain to head of final section,prelims.and edges mod.foxed w.some mod.foxing in patches to contents,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: daily telegraph/hodder and stoughton london [nd]

KEYWORDS: literature history king albert's book


Oeuvres Completes


586pp [text in french] VG (full-leather wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and wear to corners and head/foot of spine w.some minor surface loss,marbled eps,owner's inscr.to ffep,eps and edges sl.soiled/foxed,contents browned,aeg sl.rubbed)

PUBLISHER: la renaissance du livre paris [nd,c.1910]

KEYWORDS: history literature alfred de musset


Charles Dickens

a bookman extra number 1914


first edition ads.+208pp ills.[some col.] VG- (in buckram wrappers w.col.portrait plate mounted on cover,wrappers detached,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.chipping and crease to edges of plate,bumps and wear to extrems.incl.hinges and spine,insect nibbles to pastedowns/internal spine/fore-edge of prelims.,owner's inscr.to first page of ads.,sl.to mod.foxing of contents w.col.plates clean,spine cracked and shaky w.separation starting at some sections,some loose plates)

PUBLISHER: hodder and stoughton london 1914

KEYWORDS: history literature modern first edition charles dickens bookman


The Legend of the Enchanted Mesa

and other southwest poems


[first edition] signed by author 51pp VG+ (in wrappers,lacks title-label but glue stain remains on cover,mod.stained and sunned,yapp edges bumped and chipped,sl.splits to head/foot of spine,owner's stamp to inside cover,owner's and author's sign.to half-title,some minor foxing to contents mainly towards edges)

PUBLISHER: priv.printed in santa fe by clarks studio [1937]

KEYWORDS: literature modern first edition ozelia rach-wolski


Chico Goes to the Wars

a chronicle 1933-1943


ex-lib first edition 403pp ills. VG+ (red cloth,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,top board sl.shaky w.minor paper separation at prelim.gutter,usual stamps and pockets,edges sl.soiled) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.sunned,mod.bumps and chipping to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: dutton new york 1943

KEYWORDS: history literature chico david ormsbee s.longstreet


Writers in the Italian Renaissance


242pp some ills. NF (burgundy cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,edges v.sl.soiled) in NF d/w (sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: gordon & cremonesi london [1978]

KEYWORDS: history literature arts italian renaissance william rospigliosi


The House of Collins

the story of a scottish family of publishers from 1789 to the present day


first edition 303pp ills. VG+ (blue cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,edges sl.foxed,cocked w.sl.shaky spine and sl.bowed boards) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and sunned,mod.stained,mod.bumps and chipping to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: collins london 1952

KEYWORDS: history literature publishing collins david keir


Six Dramas of Calderon

transl.by edward fitzgerald;the king's classics series


497pp VG (paper boards,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,spine sunned,mod.bumps to extrems.,top board sl.shaky w.sl.paper separation to ep gutter,paste action to eps,prelims.and edges mod.foxed,teg,sl.shaky spine,fore and lower edges untrimmed)

PUBLISHER: de la more press london 1903

KEYWORDS: history literature arts drama calderon classics h.oelsner edward fitzgerald


Simple Stories from Punch


first edition 145pp ills.by george morrow VG+ (green cloth,sl.rubbed and stained,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,sl.shaky boards,eps and edges sl.foxed,sl.shaky spine) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: dent london 1930

KEYWORDS: arts history literature punch modern first edition george morrow archibald marshall


Spin a Silver Coin

the story of a desert trading post


third impression 183pp ills.[col.] VG+ (cream cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,lacks ffep,frontis.loose but present,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked) in G+ d/w (rubbed and soiled and mod.sunned,insect holes and surface losses to spine and hinges,internal reinforcements,paper patch to 7x5cm hole in rear cover,tatty)

PUBLISHER: michael joseph london 1948

KEYWORDS: literature modern first edition alberta hannum


Little Journeys to the Homes of English Authors

thomas b.macaulay


signed limited edition [93/940] 26pp [hand-illuminated initials] VG+ (soft leather wrappers w.yapp edges,v.sl.soiled w.spine sl.sunned,fore-edge of cloth pastedowns sl.lifting,teg,fore and lower edges untrimmed)

PUBLISHER: roycrofters new york 1900

KEYWORDS: history literature elbert thomas b.macaulay

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