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Image for "British Weekly" Extras, No. 3 -  An Edinburgh Eleven: Pencil Portraits From College Life By J.M. Barrie.  [Bound With]  British Weekly" Extras, No. 1. - Books Which Have Influenced Me By W. E. Gladstone ... [et al.]

"British Weekly" Extras, No. 3 - An Edinburgh Eleven: Pencil Portraits From College Life By J.M. Barrie. [Bound With] British Weekly" Extras, No. 1. - Books Which Have Influenced Me By W. E. Gladstone ... [et al.]

By: BARRIE, J. M. (James Matthew) 1860-1937 / GLADSTONE, W. E. (William Ewart) 1809-1898.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, 27 Paternoster Row, 1894 / 1897 . 0:

Seller ID: 42927


2 books bound together in a very good original half leather binding. Both first editions. 8vo. 7.75" x 4.5" x 1.0". pp.115/pp.8/pp.123. Polished black calf spine and corners over black buckram boards. Hinges carefully strengthened, spine with 5 raised bands. Neat handwritten notes to rear free-endpaper, otherwise clean text throughout. " An Edinburgh Eleven" includes sketches of: Lord Rosebery; Professor Masson; Professor Blackie; Professor Calderwood; Professor Tait; Professor Fraser; Professor Chrystal; Professor Sellar; Joseph Thomson; Robert Louis Stevenson; and Walter... View more info

Image for Madame de Maintenon. By Emily Bowles.

Madame de Maintenon. By Emily Bowles.

By: BOWLES, Emily .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1 Paternoster Square, 1888 . 0:

Seller ID: 43885


First edition. In a very good original binding. pp.24/pp.339/[1p.]/pp.43 - Adverts/[5pp. - Adverts] . Dark blue-green cloth over bevelled boards. Bright gilt titles to front board and spine. Edges lightly rubbed. Bookplate to verso of the front board: "Convent of the Immaculate Conception O.S.F. Bocking, Essex." Light spotting to page edges and free-endpapers, otherwise clean throughout. A very good copy of this interesting biography. ** "Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (27 November 1635 – 15 April 1719) was the second wife of King Louis XIV of France. She was known during her ... View more info

Image for The Life Of Sir Rowland Hill And The History Of Penny Postage By Sir Rowland Hill And His Nephew George Birkbeck Hill. In Two Volumes.

The Life Of Sir Rowland Hill And The History Of Penny Postage By Sir Rowland Hill And His Nephew George Birkbeck Hill. In Two Volumes.

By: HILL, Rowland Sir 1795-1879 / HILL, George Birkbeck Norman 1835-1903.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: Thos. De La Rue & Co., 110, Bunhill Row, 1880 . 0:

Seller ID: 43824


First edition. A very good 2 volume set in matching original bindings. 8vo. 9.00" x 6.25" x 1.50". Vol. I. : pp.22/[2pp.]/pp.543 with 6 full-page plates . Vol. II. : pp.10/[2pp.]/pp.516 . Green buckram covered boards, edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Smooth spines with bright gilt titles. Top & tail of spine rubbed and bumped. Original green decorated endpapers. Previous owner's signature (partially erased) to front free-endpaper (dated 1890) Clean text and illustraTions throughout. *** "George Birkbeck Norman Hill (7 June 1835 – 24 February 1903) was an English editor and author. He wa... View more info

Image for The Life And Letters Of Sir John Everett Millais President Of The Royal Academy: By His Son John Guille Millais. With 319 Illustrations Including Nine Photogravures.

The Life And Letters Of Sir John Everett Millais President Of The Royal Academy: By His Son John Guille Millais. With 319 Illustrations Including Nine Photogravures.

By: MILLAIS, John Guille 1865-1931 / [MILLAIS, John Everett Sir 1829-1896] .

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London : Methuen & Co. 36 Essex Street, 1899 . 0:

Seller ID: 44260


A very good two volume set in matching half calf bindings by 'Mudie'. 9.75" x 7.00" x 1.50". Vol. I.: pp.16/pp.446 . Vol. II.: pp.11/[1p.]/pp.511/[1p.] . Navy blue morocco spines over green-blue marbled boards. Spines with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and bright gilt titles. Light rubbing to edges and corners bumped. Marbled endpapers. Small ink stamp to the base of each front endpaper: "Bound By Mudie". Foxing to free-endpapers and frontis, light spotting to other photogravures, otherwise clean text throughout. A very good set. ** Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA ; ... View more info

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Lives Of The Italian Poets. By The Rev. Henry Stebbing, M.A. M.R.S.I.L. With Twenty Medallion Portraits. In Three Volumes.

By: STEBBING, Henry .

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London: Edward Bull, Holles Street, 1831 . 0:

Seller ID: 43520


A very good three volume set of the first edition, in matching half leather bindings. 8vo. 7.75" x 4.75" x 1.00". Brown calf spines and corners over brown buckram covered boards. Each spine with four raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt volume number and the original black leather title label. Edges rubbed and bumped. Engraved armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "The Honble.Barbara Cockayne Medlycott". Clean text throughout. Each chapter with an engraved medallion headpiece. Colophon to verso of the title and to the last leaf: "London: Printed By S. Bentley, Dorset-... View more info