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41. Oeuvres Completes Seven Volume Set


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


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


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


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


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


44. A Clash of Kings


First edition (precedes US edition by a year), super octavo, blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, ii maps + 741pp, VG+ (v slight soiling & tannning to page edges) in d/w, nr fine

PUBLISHER: Voyager Harper Collins 1998

KEYWORDS: first edition Geroge RR Martin literature fiction fantasy


45. The Story of the Malakand Field Force ; An Episode of Frontier War


first edition (colonial edition, which precedes the domestic edition) octavo illus boards, maps incl folding, errata slip tipped in, xiv + 336pp VG- (wear to extremities, cracking at spine edge, some soiling and discolouration, a couple of light library stamps) a presentable sound complete copy with no faults to folding maps

PUBLISHER: longmans green and co 1898

KEYWORDS: military boer war history malakand winston spencer churchill


46. The Lagoon and Other Stories


First edition thus (& first illustrated edition), ASSOCIATION COPY, Janet Frame's personal advance copy inscribed & signed by her, loosely enclosed is the presentation letter of the book to Janet Frame from the publisher, imperial octavo, blue boards iwth gilt lettering to spine, 98pp, illus, VG (some tanning) in d/w, Vg (1cm closed tear to rear upper edge, light creasing to edges, some staining spots to inside)

PUBLISHER: Random Century 1990

KEYWORDS: Janet Frame New Zealand literature short stories


47. The Illustrated London News Vol. 2nd from January 7th to June 24th 1843


first edition, [includes supplements to issues 40 & 46 and May Garland supplement, and chronology of events], imperial folio, elaborate gilt decoration to spine, blind rule and design to boards with gilt central motif, gilt page edges, iv + 446pp (including 2pp index and 1pp index to engravings), illus, VG+ (occasional light foxing, most pronounced to prelims, internal gutters reinforced tidily), pages have a crispness and freshness which indicates little handling.

PUBLISHER: William Little 1843

KEYWORDS: journalism illustrated london news first edition history england


48. Art in New Zealand magazines (later issues titled: The Arts in New Zealand) A FULL RUN INCLUDING EVERY YEAR BOOK ( 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ). All issues covering 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 19


first editions all in original wrappers. All magazines are between VG- (chips to spine) and VG+, mostly VG or better. All annuals have are VG to VG+ with dustwrappers where called for (volume 7 is softcover). A total of 70 magazines, and all seven yearbooks. A Journal of Their Own is published 1997, 156pp, illus quarto printed light card covers VG+. It is SCARCE to find a full run of this hugely important New Zealand Arts magazine. HEAVY.

PUBLISHER: harry h tombs 1928

KEYWORDS: new zealand art history howard wadman eric lee-johnson


49. Hombre


First edition, ex library, lacks fep, RARE - predates US hardcover, octavo, red heavy card boards with black lettering to spine, 156pp, VG- (lacks fep, moderate tanning & foxing to page edges & eps, sellotape-residue staining to boards, heavy inscriptions in ink to fep verso, moderate staining to title page, foxing throughout, heavy sellotape-residue staining to eps) in d/w, VG (some staining to edges & elsewhere, sellotape-residue staining to edges)

PUBLISHER: Robert Hale Ltd 1961

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature western


50. Travels Through Russia, Siberia, Poland, Austria, Saxony, Prussia, Hanover & c & c Undertaken During the Years 1822, 1823 and 1824, While Suffering From Total Blindness, and Comprising An Account of the Author Being Conducted a State Prisoner From th


first edition, two volume set, three quarter leather with marbled boards and raised bands, (1) xiv + 408pp (4 illus + frontis) (2) 383pp (4 illus + frontis). VG- (both volumes have damaged spines - leather partly detatched on vol1, both have a 3cm chip from head of spine -, wear to extremities. Internally sound with foxing varied but mostly light, owners details on fep) A RARE first edition set worthy of some restoration and priced accordingly

PUBLISHER: geo b whittaker 1825 london

KEYWORDS: travel russia siberia poland austria saxony prussia hanover james holman travel exploration history

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