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$1600.00
1y50/36

41. The Botany: The Antarctic Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ships Erebus and Terror, in the Years 1839-1843


HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON

COMPLETE FACSIMILE SET, 3 VOLS OF TEXT AND 1 VOL PLATES (4 VOLS IN ALL), OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE OF NZ BOTANIST DAVID GALLOWAY, super octavo, blue buckram boards, gilt lettering to spine, illus title page to vol 1, vol 1- xii + 574pp, vol 2- xxxix + 690pp total, vol 3- cxxxiii + 799pp total, plates, VG+ (light chafing & soiling with sl indentations to boards, light tanning & soiling to page edges, light highlighting & annotations to text of vol 2)

PUBLISHER: J Cramer 1963 (Reeve Brothers 1847-1853)

KEYWORDS: botany history plants illustrated exploration travel antarctic south pole Erebus Terror discovery

$1550.00
1t19a/39

42. 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
1y33/8

43. 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
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

$1550.00
1y43/50

45. Collected Works


MARX, KARL & ENGELS, FREDERICK

MARX/ENGELS COLLECTED WORKS- 45 OF 50 VOLS (LACKS VOLS 36+37 & 48-50) super octavo, red cloth boards, gilt lettering to spines & front boards, viii-lx + 456pp-852pp, folding maps to some vols, overall VG+ (light bruising to board corners of some vols- mod. to vol 22, light water staining & light cracking to gutters of vol 16, 12cm heavy crack to front gutter of vol 17- front board sl shaky, sl adhesion of pgs to vols 13/32/38, heavy creasing to rear ep of vol 43, heavy creasing to pgs 473-480 of vol 45, light staining to bottom of pgs to vol 42) in d/w, VG+ (light creasing to edges, light discolouration to spines of some vols, corners sl clipped to vol 20)

PUBLISHER: Progress Publishers 1975-1996

KEYWORDS: Karl Marx Frederick Engels collection anthology literature sociology philosophy economics politics socialism history

$1500.00
2i2/50

46. 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
1i38/5

47. A Narrative of the Persecution of Hippolyto Joseph Da Costa Pereira Furtado De Mendonca [2 volumes]


COSTA PEREIRA FURTADO DE MENDONCA, HIPPOLYTO JOSEPH DA

first edition 2 vols.[344/xxviii+344pp] [b/w frontis.portrait to vol.1] VERY GOOD (early marbled paper boards rebacked w.tan calf,boards rubbed and soiled,gilt bands to spines w.gilt-on-tan leather title label to spines,mod wear and chipping to extrems.w.corners rounded,eps strengthened at gutters,red pencil numbers to ffeps,upper corner of ffep in both vols has been clipped,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed,offsetting from portrait to title page of vol.1.,contents tight) scarce set

PUBLISHER: printed and sold by w.lewis london 1811

KEYWORDS: freemasonry history biography mendonca costa pereira furtado

$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
2i7/15

50. Decline and Fall; an illustrated novelette


WAUGH, EVELYN

first edition (first state) octavo patterned red boards, 288pp VG- ( cracking at external spine edges and rear gutter, wear to extremities, light foxing and tanning, owners name to fep) Despite the description a presentable copy of the first novel by the author, in the RARE FIRST STATE ( the names of two characters on p168/9 had to be changed, this copy has the original names)

PUBLISHER: Chapman and Hall 1928

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature evelyn waugh

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