Category: BINDINGS


Sort

Showing 1-20 of 27

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. Bedford". Half title present. Clean English text throughout. Previous owners signature to rear free-endpaper: "Hett... 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 full-page illustrations (the 64 woodcuts), under each of which a stanza of four lines in Dutch gothic script . ** The reproduct... View more info

The Sermon On The Mount. Illuminated by W. & G. Audsley, Architects, Liverpool. Illustrated by Charles Rolt. Chromolithographed by W. R. Tymms.

By: AUDSLEY, W. (William) 1833-1907, AUDSLEY, George Ashdown 1838-1925 ROLT, Charles, fl. -,TYMMS, W. R. (William Robert).

Price: £150.00

Publisher: [London : Day & Son 1861] . 0:

Seller ID: 45095


A very good original illustrated cloth binding. Folio. 36cm x 27cm x 2.5cm. 27 illuminated leaves. Brown cloth over bevelled boards, with ornate gilt titles and decoration. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Smooth spine, top & tail carefully strengthened, with gilt titles (a little dulled). All page edges bright gilt. Original yellow endpapers. Small bookseller's purple label to recto of the rear board: "Jackson Bookseller, 18 Commercial St., Leeds." Neat dedication to front free endpaper: " To J. R. Joseph Esq. F.R.C.S. as a token of a patient's gratitude from W. J. Lakes Jan 5... View more info

Famous Women By Brantome .

By: BOURDEILLE, Pierre de Seigneur de Brantome.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London : Arthur L. Humphreys, 1908 . 0:

Seller ID: 44665


A very good half calf binding by Hatchards. 8vo. pp.6/pp.336 .8.5" 6.25" x 1.0". Green morocco spine and corners over green cloth covered boards. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt titles and gilt publication date. Pale green endpapers. Light foxing free-endpapers. Binder's stamp to base of front free-endpaper: "Hatchards 187 Piccadilly". Clean text throughout. VG. A collection of short biographies of a selection of famous women throughout European history. Covering the lives of Anne of Brittany, Catherine de Med... View more info

Image for Poesie.

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 handwriting (mostly Dutch and English), followed by over 70 blank leaves. With one tipped-in pencil sketch on grey paper. Sign... View more info

The Vision Of S. Christopher And Other Verse By Alfred C. Fryer .

By: FRYER, Alfred C. (Alfred Cooper Fryer) .

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd., 28 Margaret Street, Oxford Circus, 1912 . 0:

Seller ID: 44842


First edition. Fine bindng by Riviere & Son. 8vo. 7.25" x 5.0" x 0.75". pp.7/[1p.]/pp.135/[1p.] . Polished full plum morocco binding. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt titles and gilt publication date. All page edges bright gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Gilt binder's stamp to base of the verso of the front board: "Riviere & Son". Marbled endpapers. Black & white frontis. Clean text throughout. A clean book in a very good binding. VG. View more info

The Vicar of Wakefield, with Prefatory Memoir By George Saintsbury, and one hundred and fourteen Coloured Illustrations .

By: GOLDSMITH, Oliver / [ POIRSON, V. A. - Illustrator ] .

Price: £180.00

Publisher: John C. Nimmo, 1886 . 0:

Seller ID: 38049


The first edition of this popular tale, illustrated by V. A. Poirson. A very good original full leather binding by Bayntun Riviere (stamp to verso of the front board) . 4to. pp.16/pp./2pp.]/pp.291. Mottled calf with gilt ruled border. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and original green leather title label. Hinges and top & tail of spine rubbed and carefully strengthened. All page edges bright gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. This edition has a prefatory memoir by George Saintsbury and has 114 color illustrations by V. A. Poirson. Light foxing to some page... View more info

Saint George Champion of Christiandom and Patron Saint of England.

By: GORDON, E. O. (1837-1919).

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Published by Swan Sonnenschein & Co. Lim, 25 High Street, Bloomsbury, 1907. 0:

Seller ID: 44381


First edition, previously owned by 'C. J. Davenport' **. A very good original binding, with fine embossed front cover. Large 8vo. 10.0" x 6.5" x 1.0". pp.7/[1p.]/pp.142 . Maroon cloth covered boards. Front board with an embossed design of Saint George killing the dragon. Corners rubbed and bumped. Spine faded with embossed date: '1907'; and title: 'Saint George - Gordon'. Original brown endpapers. Neat full-page handwritten biography of 'Bessy Buckland' and a description of the front board, signed by: "C. J. Davenport St. Leonard's-on-Sea 20 Ap. 1926." Clear English text... View more info

Image for Parables Of Our Lord.

Parables Of Our Lord.

By: HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel [ illustrator ].

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London: Longman & Co., 1847. 0:

Seller ID: 45150


8vo. 17cm x 12.5cm. Original full-morocco polished leather binding, with embossed decoration, over bevelled boards, and central oval with printed titles [ by Hayday - small stamp to verso of the front board ]. Spine and hinges in good condition. 32 pages, richly lithographed and Illuminated in gold and colours by Henry Noel Humphreys. Front free-endpaper with previous owner's name in a contemporary hand: "Louisa Lucy Parker from her affect. brother W. Latham Jan. 1. 1847." A very good example, just light soiling and foxing to the endpapers. ** The last decorated leaf ends with: "In designing t... 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 endpapers. With half title and extra engraved title-page. Colophon to verso of the printed title-page; " London: Vizetelly, ... View more info

Image for Pictures In The Possession Of St Catherine's College. Being An Inventory With 52 Plates And With Descriptive Notes By J. H. Hutton .

Pictures In The Possession Of St Catherine's College. Being An Inventory With 52 Plates And With Descriptive Notes By J. H. Hutton .

By: HUTTON, J. H.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Privately Printed At The University Press, 1950 . 0:

Seller ID: 45047


Zaehnsdorf Binding. First edition. Polished full brick-red morocco. Gilt crest to front board. Spine with two raised bands and gilt title: "Pictures In The Possession Of St Catherine's College". Spine lightly sunned. Boards a little bowed. All page edges bright gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Gilt binder's stamp to verso of the front board: "Bound By Zaehnsdorf, London, England". 25cm x 18.7cm x 1.0cm. pp.26/[ff.52 - Black & White plates]. Previous owner's signature to front endpaper: "R. T. Pemberton March 1st 1950". Further signature and note by R T Pemberton to free-en... View more info

Image for Memoirs of the Lord Viscount Dundee. The Highland Clans, and the Massacre of Glenco, &c. Edited With An Introduction And Notes, By Henry Jenner Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

Memoirs of the Lord Viscount Dundee. The Highland Clans, and the Massacre of Glenco, &c. Edited With An Introduction And Notes, By Henry Jenner Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

By: JENNER, Henry (1848 - 1934) .

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London : F. E. Robinson & Co., 20 Great Russell Street, 1903. 0:

Seller ID: 45110


Limited edition. 8vo.7.00" x 4.50" x 1.00". pp.77/[4pp.]/pp.123. Very good full leather binding with bright gilt decoration to both boards and spine. Corners lightly bumped. Spine a little dulled. Top page edges gilt (other page edges deckled ). Original green endpapers. Printed note to front free-endpaper: "This edition is limited to 320 copies for sale and 30 for presentation and review, of which this copy is No.__ ". Half title reads: "The Russell Press. Stuart Series. General Editor: Edward Almack, F.S.A. Volume IV. Memoirs of Viscount Dundee &c." Photogravur... 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. Inner gilt dentelles. Original plain yellow endpapers, with numerous neat notes in pencil. Gift inscription to front free-endpape... View more info

The Poetical Works Of Longfellow .

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882) .

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1928 . 0:

Seller ID: 44700


A very good original full leather binding, contained in the original cardboard box. 8vo. pp.8/pp.886 . 7.25" x 5.0" x 1.25". Navy blue calf over thin boards with gilt fillet border. Just light rubbing to corners and edges. Smooth spine with bright gilt panelling and bright gilt titles. All page edges bright gilt. With purple silk marker ribbon. Mottled blue endpapers. Neat dediction to front endpaper dated July 1931. Portrait frontis and clean text throughout. A very good book. The box has the original label:" 'Oxford ' Editions of Standard Authors Longfellow. No. 7." The... View more info

The Pleasures Of Life By The Right Hon. Sir John Lubbock, Bart., M.P. F.R.S., D.C.L., LL.D. Illustrated.

By: LUBBOCK, John Sir ( 1834-1913 ) + Signed letter .

Price: £145.00

Publisher: New York / London : The Macmillan Company, 1906 . 0:

Seller ID: 44387


A very good half calf binding with a letter from Sir John Lubbock. 16mo. 7.0" x 5.0" x 0.75". pp.13/[5pp.]/pp.370/pp.16 (Adverts)/[2pp.] . Maroon morocco spine and corners over maroon buckram boards. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt title: 'The Pleasures Of Life - Sir John Lubbock"; and gilt date: '1907'. Deckled (rough-cut) page edges. Maroon marbled boards. Neat handwritten letter laid-down to front free-endpaper: From John Lubbock to Dr Granville F.R.S. dated 30 Nov. 1859. There are also notes in another hand which are attributed to Sir John Lubbock's son; Also called John ... View more info

Image for A History of the Thirty Years Peace A.D. 1816 -1846 ; Bohns Standard Library Series. ( Four Volumes) .

A History of the Thirty Years Peace A.D. 1816 -1846 ; Bohns Standard Library Series. ( Four Volumes) .

By: MARTINEAU, Harriet ( 1802-1876 ) .

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: George Bell And Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, 1877 - 1878 . 0:

Seller ID: 44249


A very good four volume set in matching half morocco bindings by 'Proudfoot'. 8vo. 7.25" x 5.0" x 1.25". Maroon calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt titles and volume number. Edges a little rubbed and bumped, spines dulled. Top page edges gilt. Other page edges with brown spots. Original green endpapers. Prize label to the verso of the front board (of 3 of the four volumes): "University of Cambridge Local Examinations. Islington Centre. December 1885. Agnes Fry... Distinguished in English." Each front endpaper with printed bookplate: "Ex Libris Agnes Fry.... View more info

Image for The Aldine Edition Of The British Poets. The Poems Of Geoffrey Chaucer In Six Volumes. The Poetical Works Of Geoffrey Chaucer With Memoir By Sir Harris Nicolas .

The Aldine Edition Of The British Poets. The Poems Of Geoffrey Chaucer In Six Volumes. The Poetical Works Of Geoffrey Chaucer With Memoir By Sir Harris Nicolas .

By: NICOLAS, Sir Harris .

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London: William Pickering, 1852 . 0:

Seller ID: 45036


A very good six volume set in matching full leather bindings. Small 8vo. 6.5" x4.0" x 1.0". Brown calf with gilt ruled border. Edges rubbed and lightly bumped. Each spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt brown leather title labels and black leather volume numbers. Some title labels with loss. All page edges bright gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Previous owners details to front endpaper: "Benson, Burgh House". Portrait frontis to Vol. I. Colophon to the base of each final page: "C. Whittingham, Chiswick." ** "Burgh Hou... View more info

Time To Go: Poems by J. H. B. Peel.

By: PEEL, J. H. B. (John Hugh Brignal) 1913-1983.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London : Watts & Co., 5 & 6 Johnson's Court, Fleet Street, E.C.4, [1944] .:

Seller ID: 42779


A very good full leather tree calf binding, with signed dedication from the author. Small 4to. 7.00" x 4.75" x 0.25". pp.8/[2pp.]/pp.51 . Polished tree calf boards with bright gilt border. Smooth spine with red morocco title label: "Time To Go - Peel". edges lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers. Neat dedication to front free-endpaper: "To Angela on her wedding, with love from John. 6.IX.47" . Clean text throughout, just the odd light brown spot. This is the second edition (The first was published in 1942). A good book of poetry in a very good binding. John Hugh Brign... View more info

Image for St Catherine's Society Magazine. 1949 - 1952 .

St Catherine's Society Magazine. 1949 - 1952 .

By: PEMBERTON, R. T. (President) .

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Privately Printed By Crampton & Sons, Ltd., Sawston, 1949 . 0:

Seller ID: 45050


Hatchards Binding. First edition. Polished half calf binding. Brick-red morocco spine and corners, over dull pink boards. Spine with 5 raised bands and gilt titles: "St Catherine's Society" & "1949-1952". Spine lightly sunned. All page edges bright gilt. marbled endpapers. Printed binder's stamp to recto of the front -endpaper: "Hatchards Ltd.187 Piccadilly". 21.5cm x 14.0cm x 3.5cm. [4pp.]/pp.72/pp.72/pp.72/pp.71. Illustrated title cover laid-down to first leaf. Clean throughout, except for some blue under-lining on p.68-69. 2 small notelets loosely inserted: "The Permutit Company Limited f... View more info

Image for The Oxford Miniature Edition. The Complete Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott. With the Author's introduction and Notes. edited By J. Logie Robertson, M.A. In Five Volumes.

The Oxford Miniature Edition. The Complete Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott. With the Author's introduction and Notes. edited By J. Logie Robertson, M.A. In Five Volumes.

By: ROBERTSON, J. Logie ( Editor) .

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press Warehouse, Amen Corner, E.C., 1894 . 0:

Seller ID: 44889


A fine set of (five volumes), almost miniature leather bound books contained in the original silk-lined, leather box. Each volume measures: 4.5" x 2.75" x 0.5" (10.7cm x 7.0cm x 1.2cm). 16mo. Polished brown calf over thin boards, with gilt filet border, and bight gilt title: "Scott" to each front board. Spine with bright gilt title: "Scott's Poetical Works", volume number, and publisher: "Oxford", to the base of each spine. All page edges bright gilt. Brown endpapers with a floral pattern. Each volume with a crimson silk marker ribbon. Clean text throughout. No previous ownership marks, or o... View more info