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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

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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

Portraits Of Illustrious Personages Of Great Britain Engraved From Authentic Pictures, In The Galleries Of The Nobility, And The Public Collections Of The Country. With Biographical And Historical Memoirs Of Their Lives And Actions. By Edmund Lodge,

By: LODGE, Edmund

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London : Printed for Harding, Mavor and Lepard 1823-34 0:

Seller ID: 45425


A very good 12 volume set in matching half leather bindings. 10.75" x 7.5" x 1.0" Each volume with twenty engraved plates, for a total of two hundred and forty as called for, each plate is accompanied by a brief biographical essay of varying lengths. Brown calf corners and spine over maroon marbled boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Spines with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt volume number, and gilt title: "Lodges Portraits". Gilt decoration rubbed, but bindings all in very good condition. Marbled page edges and matching marbled endpapers. Engraved armorial ... View more info

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

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