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41. 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

42. 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
1g72/26

43. Oeuvres Completes Seven Volume Set


DIDEROT, DENIS

complete seven volume set , octavo, brown half leather with gilt rule brown boards, gilt lettering to spine, (VG) moderate wear to pages with light chipping to spines and rubbing to boards allegedly the best collected edition rare to find as a complete set of seven volumes includes supplemental volume

PUBLISHER: Chez A. Imprimeur 1819

KEYWORDS: french languages autobiography denis diderot

$1500.00
t17/47

44. Daughter Buffalo


FRAME, JANET

Modern First Edition (UK) ASSOCIATION COPY brown boards with gilt lettering to spine 212pp VG+ (sunning to spine and extremities) in VG+ d/w (light rubbing and discolouration) INSCRIBED AND FAMILIARLY SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Janet) to John Beston, Australian academic, and his american wife Rose-Marie. Beston wrote a bibliography of Frame, and she stayed with him and his family several times in the US. Signed copies of Janet Frame are notoriously SCARCE and becoming increasingly valueable

PUBLISHER: W H Allen London 1973

KEYWORDS: new zealand modern first edition signed

$1500.00
1i38/5

45. 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
s18/18

46. Itinerarium Thomae Carve, Tipperariensis [3 parts in 1 volume]


CARVE,THOMAE; [CARVE,THOMAS]

ex-lib.new edition [102 copies printed] 432pp [text in latin] [b/w frontis.portrait] VG (rebind in brown cloth w.leather spine,mod.rubbed and stained,spine sl.sunned,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.,owner's bookplate and gum remains to front pastedown,libr.mark to ffep verso,book catalogue cutting pasted to ffep verso,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed/soiled) rare; preface in English w.text in Latin

PUBLISHER: impensis bernardi quaritch london 1859

KEYWORDS: literature thomas carve tipperariensis itinerarium

$1500.00
s19/15

47. 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

48. 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

49. 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
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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