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Children's Worship. A Book of Sacred Song For Home And School. Edited By Henry Allon, D.D..

By: ALLON, Henry 1818-1892 / BEDFORD, Francis 1799-1883 (Bookbinder) .

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, 27, Paternoster Row, 1883 . 0:

Seller ID: 44631


Miniature hymn book in a fine leather binding by Francis Bedford. pp.8/pp.488 . 16mo. 4.5" x 3.0" x 0.75". Brown panelled calf with gilt fillet border (a little rubbed). Spine lightly rubbed and dulled, with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and original crimson leather title label: "Children's Worship". All page edges bright gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Original marbled endpapers. Binder's stamp to top of front free-endpaper: "Bound By F... View more info

The Legendary History of the Cross. A Series of Sixty-four Woodcuts from a Dutch book published by Veldener, A.D. 1483 With An Introduction Written and Illustrated By John Ashton. Preface by S. Baring Gould, M.A.

By: ASHTON, John / GOULD, S. Baring .

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: T. Fisher Unwin, M.D.CCC.LXXXVII [ 1887 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 44588


First edition. A very good original binding. 8vo. pp.clxxvi. (186 pages). 8" x 5.75" x 1" . Illustrated vellum boards, rubbed and bumped. Two brass clasps and hasps in working order. Smooth spine carefully repaired. Edges rubbed and bumped. Top page edge in red, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Foxing to free-endpapers, otherwise clean text throughout. Title within ornamental border, engraved head and tailpieces and initials . Pages cxiii-clxxvi are ful... View more info

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Poesie.

By: DE VILLENEUVE - DUTCH - ENGLISH 19TH CENTURY COMMON PLACE BOOK.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands: I. H. De Villeneuve, nd. (c.1860).:

Seller ID: 42249


A very good common-place book, well-bound in the original embossed silk binding. 21.5cm x 15cm x 2cm. Blue silk covered boards with bright gilt decoration to both boards. Front board with gilt title: "Poesie". Corners and edges rubbed, with small loss to top of spine, but binding tight and boards firmly attached. All page edges bright gilt. White patterned endpapers, somewhat soiled. Previous owners name to front free-endpaper: "I. H. De Villeneuve". 33 leaves of neat ha... View more info

Decorative Heraldry a Practical Handbook of its Artistic Treatment by G. W. Eve.

By: EVE, George William.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London : George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, & New York. Mdcccxcvii. [1897] . 0:

Seller ID: 44667


First edition. A very good half calf binding by Bumpus. 8vo. 7.5" x 5.5" x 1.0". pp.16/pp.281/[1p.]. Polished red morocco spine and corners over red cloth covered boards. Spine with 5 raised bands (highlighted in gilt), gilt titles and gilt publication date. Only slight edge wear. top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Heraldic bookplate to the verso of the front board (By A.S.G. 1904): "William MacDougal Duncan". ** Half title present: "The... View more info

The Night and Day of a Soul and Other Poems

By: HARDEN, Sidney

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Labour News Publishing Offices, 1892 . 0:

Seller ID: 44637


First edition with a presntation label from the author. A very good full leather binding. 8vo. pp.6/[2pp.]/pp.94 . Green calf overbevelled boards, with gilt decoration and titles to the front board. Similar gilt decoration to the reear board. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and gilt titles. All page edges bright gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Turquoise blue and gold floral endpapers. Presentation label written on gold coloured silk in black ink, laid-... View more info

A Jar Of Honey From Mount Hybla By Leigh Hunt. Illustrated by Richard Doyle.

By: HUNT, James Henry Leigh ( 1784-1859 ) .

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London : Smith, Elder, & Co., 65 Cornhill, MDCCCXLVIII. (1848 ) . 0:

Seller ID: 44666


First edition. A very good copy of the original early Victorian publication, with illustrated boards, now protected by a purpose-made slip-case. 8vo. 8.25" x 5.5" x 1.0". [8pp.]/pp.8/pp./pp.23/ [1p.]/pp.200/pp.16 - (Adverts: "Season 1847-48" ). Glazed pictorial cream boards with elaborate 'rustic' decoration in colours and gold designed by Owen Jones. Boards rubbed and soiled. Edges rubbed and bumped. All page edges gilt. Original white patterned endp... View more info

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Rhymes A La Mode. By A. Lang .

By: LANG, Andrew 1844-1912 .

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1890 . 0:

Seller ID: 44763


A very good full leather binding by J. & E. Bumpus. 16mo. 6.5" x 4.25" x 0.75". pp.10/pp.139/[1p. - Colophon] . Polished plum coloured morocco covered boards. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt titles, and gilt date (1900 - Probably when the book was bound by Bumpus). Inner leather and gilt ruled border to the verso of the front board and recto of the rear board. Small gilt binder's stamp to base of the verso of the front board: "J. & E. Bumpus Ltd. 350 Oxford Street". ... View more info

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Grass Of Parnassus. First And Last Rhymes. By Andrew Lang .

By: LANG, Andrew 1844-1912 .

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London & New York: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1898 . 0:

Seller ID: 44762


A very good full leather binding by John Bumpus. 8vo. 7.0" x 4.75" x 0.75". pp.16/pp.190. Polished tan leather calf covered boards. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt titles, gilt publication date and gilt thistle decoration to the spine compartments. Inner leather and gilt ruled border to the verso of the front board and recto of the rear board. Small gilt binder's stamp to base of the verso of the front board: "John Bumpus 350 Oxford Street". Top page edges bright gilt... View more info

Ancient Spanish Ballads; A New Edition, Revised. With numerous illustrations from drawings by William Allan, R.A., David Roberts, R.A., William Simson, Henry Warren, C.E. Aubrey, and William Harvey. The borders and ornamental vignettes by Owen Jones.

By: LOCKHART, J. G. (John Gibson), 1794-1854.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London: John H. Murray, Albemarle Street, MDCCCXLI. [1841] . 0:

Seller ID: 44560


First edition with chromolithographs by Owen Jones. A scarce copy in the original gilt decorated, dark brown leather binding. Translated, with notes, by J.G. Lockhart, esq. Large 8vo. 10.0" x 8.0" x 1.25". [272pp.] . The leather binding is in very good condition, with bright gilt decoration to both boards and the spine. Gilt title to spine, plus gilt publication date in roman numerals. Edges lightly rubbed and corners bumped. All page edges bright gilt. Inne... View more info

The Wisdom Of Solomon Illuminated by Samuel Stanesby.

By: STANESBY, Samuel .

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London: Griffith & Farran, St Pauls Ch'yrd. [no date - 1861 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 34600


A very good full leather binding. First edition published 1861 (according to COPAC). 8vo. 7.5" x 5.5" [19.2cm x 14.2cm]. Crimson morocco over bevelled boards. Raised bands and gilt title to spine (a little dulled) and bright gilt decoration and titles to both boards. All page edges gilt. Original marbled endpapers. Inner hinges carfully strengthened at some time in the past. With 30 full-page chromolithographic plates on heavy card. Each plate interleaved with ... View more info

So much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby as relates to her Domestic History, & to the Eventful Period of the Reign of Charles the First. The Fourth Edition.

By: [ RATHBONE, Hannah Mary 1798-1878.] . - From the Library of Lord Raglan!

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London: Imprinted for Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, over against Warwick Lane, in the City of London [Printed By C. Whittingham, Chiswick] , 1846 . 0:

Seller ID: 44629


A very good full leather binding by Hayday. 8vo. 6.75" x 4.75" x 1.0". [4pp.]/pp.220 . Polished burgundy morocco over bevelled boards, with blid stamp decorated corners and a central vellum losenge. On the front board the losenge reads: "Lady Willoghby's Diary". On the rear board the losenge reads: "1635 - 1648" . Both losenges in red & black, rubbed and soiled. Hinges carefully strengthened. Spine with 4 raised bands and gilt titles: "La... View more info

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Un Retour D'Australie. Or Something Like A Nugget. By Lyulph.

By: [LUMLEY, Henry Robert] ‘Lyulph.’

Price: £120.00

Publisher: [ No date - c.1870? ] . 0:

Seller ID: 44521


The author's own copy? Specially bound in full red calf. French text. No title page. pp.89-128. 8vo. 8.75" x 5.75" x 0.25" (22cm x 14.2cm x 0.8cm). Well bound in red calf. Both boards with dulled gilt decorated border. Front board with dulled gilt title: "Un Retour D'Australie. Or Something Like A Nugget. By Lyulph." Board corners and top & tail of spine carefully strengthened. Smooth spine with similar gilt title: "Un Retour D'Australie." All... View more info