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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. 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

A Select Collection Of Old Plays. In Twelve Volumes. A New Edition: With Additional Notes And Corrections By The Late Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, And The Editor. / Five Old Plays, Forming A Supplement To The Collections Of Dodsley And Others.

By: Dodsley, Robert 1704-1764 / Collier, John Payne (Editor) / Reed, Isaac 1742-1807 / Gilchrist, Octavius 1779-1823 .

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London : Septimus Prowett, 25, Old Bond Street, 1825 / William Pickering, 1833 . 0:

Seller ID: 45604

A very good 12 volume set in matching gilt leather bindings with an armorial crest. Plus the addition of a 13th volume in a similar binding. 8vo. Tan calf with gilt crest to each front board: "Out Of A Ducal Coronet Or, A Dexter Arm In Armour Embowed, Holding In The Hand A Dagger." (only to the first 12 volumes) - Possibly the Garstin family of Ireland. Each spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt publishers date and two contrasting leather labels (Tan leather general title and volume number; Dark brown list of all plays). Edges rubbed and bumped, spines dulled. Al... View more info

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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

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

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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

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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

The Mosaic Workers; A Tale. To Which Is added The Orco; A Tradition. Translated From The French of George Sand By E. A. A.

By: SAND, George (1804-1876) / E. A. A. (Translator: Elizabeth A. Ashurst ) .

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London: H.G. Clarke And Co., 66, Old Bailey, 1844 . 0:

Seller ID: 44844

First edition in English, translated by E.A.A. (Elizabeth [Eliza] A. Ashurst). A very good full leather binding. 16mo. 5.25" x 3.5" x 0.5". pp.190/[2pp. - Adverts - Clarke's Home Library] . Gilt decorated plum morocco. Spine carefully repaired with similar gilt decoration. All page edges gilt. Original yellow endpapers, lightly soiled. Additional chromo-lithograph title-page: "The Mosaic Workers. A Tale Of Venice...". Clear English text throughout on lightly toned paper. VG ** A translation of: : Maitres mosaistes and L'Orco. *** "Elizabeth "Eliza" Ann Ashurst... View more info

A Picturesque Tour in Pictureseque Lands France Spain Germany Switzerland Holland Belgium Tyrol Italy Scandinavia

By: SEGUIN, L. E. [ Lisbeth Gooch Séguin ] .

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London: Strahan and Company, Limited, 34 Paternoster Row, 1881 . 0:

Seller ID: 44846

First Edition. Limited Deluxe Edition printed on special hand-made paper with proofs of illustrations on Japanese paper. This being number 102 of 300 copies for England and 300 copies for America. Cover is tooled tan leather bound with ornate red and turquoise tulip design on both boards, some dirt, scuffs and marks on front and back boards but overall clean. Spine carefully repaired with similar decoration. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean text and engravings througohut. ** "Lisbeth Gooch Séguin An English story-writer. She wrote: ‘Children’s Pastime:... View more info

Sentiments And Similes Of William Shakespeare : A Classified Selection Of Similes, Definitions, Descriptions, And Other Remarkable Passages In The Plays And Poems Of Shakespeare. By Henry Noel Humphreys. Second Edition .

By: SHAKESPEARE, William, 1564-1616 / HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel, 1810-1879 .

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, And Roberts, MDCCCLVII. [ 1857 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 45565

A very good papier mache binding of this scarce title. 8" x 6" x 1.25". [6pp.]/pp.100 . Heavy black papier mache boards with pierced lattice work design and bevelled edges (just a couple of small chips and careful repairs to the corners). Front board with a central brown medallion of Shakespeare, the rear with a similar medallion of the initials W.S. The spine has been carfull repaired in black calf . All page edges are bright gilt. Deep red endpapers with stained edges. Inked inscription to front endpaper. Inner hinges carefully strengthened. Free-endpapers lightly soiled. Prin... View more info

The Works of Shakespeare With many Illustrations, Antiquarian And Topographical. (The Larger Temple Shakespeare) (12 volumes set)

By: William Shakespeare; Israel Gollancz [Editor]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1899 . 0:

Seller ID: 45603

A very clean 12 voloume set in matching half leather bindings. Dark green morocco spine and corners over over pale green boards. Each spine with 4 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt titles, gilt play titles and gilt volume number. Spines lightly sunned and edges lightly rubbed. Otherwise a very clean set. Top page edges gilt. Green marbled endpapers. No previous ownership details. Coloured portrait frontis to volume one. Clean text throughout in red & black. Contents: v. 1. Tempest; Two gentlemen of Verona; Merry wives of Windsor; Measure for measure; v. 2. Comedy of errors; Much ... 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: "Lady Willoghb-" Diary and "1635-164-" last digit on each line rubbed (or absent). Bright gilt page edges with intri... 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 page edges gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Engraved Armorial bookplate to the verso of the front board: "... View more info