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41. Scented Gardens for the Blind


FRAME,JANET

first edition inscribed by author [Dorothy Neal White's copy] 192pp VERY GOOD+ (red cloth,sl.soiled,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's sign.and author's inscr.to ffep,eps and content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand janet frame signed

$1550.00
1y33/8

42. Climbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain Ranges


COLLIE, J. NORMAN

DATE & OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE OF ESTEEMED NZ CLIMBER MAVIS DAVIDSON, octavo, green buckram boards, gilt lettering to spine, teg, frontispiece, coloured folding maps, vii + 315pp + plates, illus, VG- (spine competely detached but present, light bruising to board corners, moderate scuffing to boards, moderate tanning & foxing to page edges, moderate foxing to pages throughout, 8cm loss to top corner of fep, frontispiece completely detached but present, cracking to full length of gutters sporadically throughout)

PUBLISHER: David Douglas 1902

KEYWORDS: Himalayas climbing mountains mountaineering signed Mavis Davidson illustrated history

$1550.00
1t19a/39

43. The Head of Kay's


WODEHOUSE, P. G.

First edition, very rare in this state, lacks frontispiece, octavo, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board, front board illus with seated schoolboys dressed in red&grey, spine illus with adult audience, iv + 280pp + 8pp books ads, illus, VG (frontispiece missing, one plate loose, moderate browning & foxing to page edges, bookseller's label to front pastedown, prizegiving label to fep, some foxing, folded production flaw to upper corner of page 280). LOVELY COPY

PUBLISHER: Adam & Charles Black 1905

KEYWORDS: PG Wodehouse first edition literature

$1550.00
u28a/11

44. Wanderings in Spain (in Two Volumes)


HAVERTY, MARTIN

original blindstamped brown boards, two volume set, gilt motifs and lettering to spines 337pp + 324pp + 8pp adverts G+ (boards rubbed and bruised with closed tear to front board of vol2, small chips and tears to heads and tails, closed tears to top (3cm down) and bottom of spines,fep loose vol one, lacks frontis vol one, frontis loosening vol two, owners details and booksellers label on front pastedowns, modertae foxing throughout) A reasonable set of a very scarce edition

PUBLISHER: parry, blenkarn and co 1847 london

KEYWORDS: spain travel history martin haverty

$1500.00
s19/15

45. The Peerage of Scotland: Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom [2 vols.]


DOUGLAS,SIR ROBERT; WOOD,JOHN PHILIP

second edition 2 vols.759pp+xiv+9 b/w plates / 752pp+xiii+plates 10-17 VG+ (rebinds in full polished calf w.gilt dec.stamped borders,raised bands to spine w.gilt stamped compartments,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,spine sl.sunned,marbled eps w.owner's armorial bookplate to front pastedown both vols.,prelims.and some margins sl.foxed,aeg) attractively bound folio set - heavy items

PUBLISHER: constable edinburgh 1813

KEYWORDS: scotland history genealogy biography peerage robert douglas john wood

$1500.00
2d5/10

46. The Historical, Political, and Diplomatic Writings of Niccolo Machiavelli in four volumes


MACHIAVELLI,NICCOLO & DETMOLD,CHRISTIAN E.[Trans)

Ex-library, first edition thus four-volume set, re-bound in half leather with brown cloth boards, imperial octavo, upper page edges stained brown, other page edges marbled, marbled eps, frontispiece with tissue guard, xli+420pp/464pp/488pp/iv+472pp, VG- (front board of vol1 completely detached, moderately heavy scuffing to spine sides, extrems & raised bands and to board edges, usu library markings including labels to front pastedowns and gilt library stamp to front boards, some browning to page edges)

PUBLISHER: james r.osgood boston 1882

KEYWORDS: literature politics history niccolo machiavelli christian detmold

$1500.00
2i2/50

47. With the Aurora in the Antarctic 1911-1914


DAVIS, JOHN KING

First edition, scarcer 'orange' binding edition, imperial octavo, orange cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering & black ship illus to front board, frontispiece with tissue guard, xxi + 183pp, illus plus folding map to rear, VG (light bruising to spine extrems, small black stain to front board upper edge, moderate browning & foxing to page edges, owner's name in pencil to fep, some foxing & tanning to prelims and terminals, sporadic lighter foxing elsewhere)

PUBLISHER: Andrew Melrose 1919

KEYWORDS: John King Davis autobiography Antarctic exploration maritime nautical history

$1500.00
1y64/38

48. Chez Madame Arthur (Souvenir Programme)


N/A

SIGNED BY ALL WITH OCCASIONAL LIPSTICK MARKS. SOUVENIR PROGRAMME FROM MADAME ARTHUR'S CABARET IN PARIS. CONTAINS SOME RELATED EPHEMERA. FEATURES: MASLOWA ET GERARD, MINOUCHE, CYNTHIA & CHOU - CHOU (LES PETITE FEMMES DE PARIS), LINCHETTA, DOMINIQUE, RONNY, NICOLE, JEAN MOLITOR, PEPE ALBENIZ, GIANNA, LUCKY SARCELL, MICAELLI, SYLVAIN, TOINOU COSTE, DOMINO, ANNE LAURENCE, DANY DAN, ROXANE, CAPUCINE, BAMBI, MIRIAME SHALIMAR, GALIA, SOPHIA, ANGES CAPRICE, CYNTHIA, TOTTY, MICHOU, MELINA, OLGA LEE, CHOU - CHOU, LAURENCE DAURY, ROMY HAAG, COCCINELLE. Imperial octavo, illus light card covers, black & red lettering to covers, full page illus of womans face to front cover with bright red lips, advertising to eps, 32pp, plates, VG (Age appropriate wear & tear, light soiling to covers, light creasing to corners, v. slight foxing throughout)

PUBLISHER: Chez Madame Arthur (N/D c. 1960s - Inscription inside dated 1970)

KEYWORDS: cabaret queer trans transgender drag queens LGBT LGBTQIA+ LGBTQ queer paris france gender sexuality Madame Arthur performance burlesque souvenir Maslowa Gerard Minouche Cynthia ChouChou Chou Chou Linchetta Dominique Ronny Nicole Jean Molitor Pepe Albeniz Gianna Lucky Sarcell Micaelli Sylvain Toinou Coste Domino Anne Laurence Dany Dan Roxane Capucine Bambi Miriam Shalimar Galia Sophia Anges Caprice Cynthia Totty Michou Melina Olga Lee Laurence Daury Romy Haag Coccinelle signed

$1500.00
1y64/39

49. Chez Madame Arthur (Souvenir Programme)


N/A

SIGNED BY ALL WITH OCCASIONAL LIPSTICK MARKS. SOUVENIR PROGRAMME FROM MADAME ARTHUR'S CABARET IN PARIS. FEATURES: MASLOWA ET GERARD, MINOUCHE, CYNTHIA & CHOU - CHOU (LES PETITE FEMMES DE PARIS), LINCHETTA, DOMINIQUE, RONNY, NICOLE, JEAN MOLITOR, PEPE ALBENIZ, GIANNA, LUCKY SARCELL, MICAELLI, SYLVAIN, TOINOU COSTE, DOMINO, ANNE LAURENCE, DANY DAN, ROXANE, CAPUCINE, BAMBI, MIRIAME SHALIMAR, GALIA, SOPHIA, ANGES CAPRICE, CYNTHIA, TOTTY, MICHOU, MELINA, OLGA LEE, CHOU - CHOU, LAURENCE DAURY, ROMY HAAG, COCCINELLE. Imperial octavo, illus light card covers, black & red lettering to covers, full page illus of womans face to front cover with bright red lips, advertising to eps, 32pp, plates, VG (light soiling to covers & prelims, v. slight tanning throughout)

PUBLISHER: Chez Madame Arthur (N/D c. 1960s - Inscription inside dated 1970)

KEYWORDS: cabaret queer trans transgender drag queens LGBT LGBTQIA+ LGBTQ queer paris france gender sexuality Madame Arthur performance burlesque souvenir Maslowa Gerard Minouche Cynthia ChouChou Chou Chou Linchetta Dominique Ronny Nicole Jean Molitor Pepe Albeniz Gianna Lucky Sarcell Micaelli Sylvain Toinou Coste Domino Anne Laurence Dany Dan Roxane Capucine Bambi Miriam Shalimar Galia Sophia Anges Caprice Cynthia Totty Michou Melina Olga Lee Laurence Daury Romy Haag Coccinelle signed

$1500.00
1y23/36

50. The Secret Tradition in Freemasonry and an Analysis of the Inter-Relation Between the Craft and the High Grades in Respect of Their Term of Research, Expressed by the Way of Symbolism


WAITE, ARTHUR EDWARD

SCARCE, 2 VOLUME SET, imperial octavo, cream buckram boards, gilt lettering & tooling to spine, gilt masonic symbol motifs to boards, teg, frontispieces with tissue guards, illus prelims, vol 1- xxxv + 417pp, vol 2- vii + 447pp, illus, VG- (moderate creasing to spine extrems, light bruising to board edges, moderate soiling to boards, moderate tanning & foxing to page edges & eps, moderate foxing to pages throughout, owner's name in ink sporadically to prelims, inscription in ink to fep of vol 2, bookseller's label to front pastedown of vol 2)

PUBLISHER: Rebman Limited 1911

KEYWORDS: freemasons freemasonry illustrated history rites tradition symbols symbolism masonic history

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