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Temple (Sir Richard) Journals kept in Hyderabad Kashmir, Sikkim and Nepal, 2 vols. L. 1887. First Edn., 2 cold. titles & 17 (ex 18) fold. maps & plans, cold. & bl. & wh. plts., orig. decor. cloth. (2)More details ›
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India: Arnold (E.L.) On the Indian Hills, 2 vols. L. 1881, 2 frontis, cont. hf. mor; Campbell (Maj. W.) The Old Forest Ranger, L. 1869, frontis & add. engd. title; Forsyth (Capt. J.) The Highlands of Central India, L. 1889. cold. frontis fold. map, plts. & text illus; Dunlop (R.H.W.) Hunting in the Himalaya, L. 1860, frontis & fold. map, as a lot. Bookplate of John Madden. (5)More details ›
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Hardy (Thomas) Jude the Obscure, 8vo, L. (Osgood Mc Ilvaine) 1896 [Vol. VIII in Wessex Novels Series, 1 vol.); Collected Poems, L. (Mac Millan) 1919; Winter Words in Various Moods & Metres,; and 1 other all 8vo, cloth. ($)More details ›
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Rare Collection of Curious Tracts
Including One by John Milton
Tracts: Anon. The Humble Addresse Both of Church and Poore, to the Sacred Majestie of Great Britaines Monarch, For a just redress of the uniting of Churches, and the ruine of Hospitals. Sm. 4to [L.] 1641. pp.
2. Anon. England’s Complaint to Jesus Christ, against The Bishops Canons, of the Late Sinfull Synod, a Sertious Conventicle, a Packe of Hypocriats A Sworn Confederacy, a Traiterous Conspiracy against the true Religion of Christ… Sm. 4to [L.] 1640, pp.
3. Bagshawe (Ed.) Two Arguments In Parliament, The first concerning the Cannons, The Second Concerning the Premunire Upon those Cannons, sm. 4to L. (George Miller) 1641., 43pp.
4. [Barnard (John)] A Short view of the Praelaticall Church of England: Wherein is set forth the horrible abuses in Discipline and Government… Sm. 4to [L.] 1642. , 39pp.
5. Anon: Certaine Considerations touching the better pacification, and Edification of the Church of England, Sm. 4to [L.] 1640., 46pp.
6. [Ussher] James, Archbishop of Armagh. The Judgement of Doctor Rainoldes touching the Originall of Episcopacy. More largely confirmed out of Antiquity. Sm. 4to L. (by G.M. for Thomas Downes) 1641, 14pp, incomplete.
7. Anon. Reasons Why the Hierarchy or government of the Church by Arch-Bishops, Lord Bishops, Deanes, Arch-Deacons, Chancelors nd their Officers, Exercising Sole or Superiour Authorite in Ordinations and Jurisdictions may or out to be Removed. Sm. 4to [L.] 1641, 6pp.
8. Anon. [Milton (John)] Of Prelaticial Episcopacy, … alledg’d to that purpose in some late Treatises. One whereof goes under the Name of James Arch-Bishop of Armagh. Sm. 4to L. (Bp. R.O. & G.D. for Thos. Underhill) 1641, 24pp.
9. Darton (Nicholas) Minister … at Killesbie… The True and Absolute Bishop. With the Converts Returne unto Him, Sm. 4to L. (by Tho. Badger and Humphrey Mosley) 1641 [X] 51pp.
10. Anon. A Light for the Ignorant,… sm. 4to [L.] 1641, 20pp.
A collection of 10 tracts in one vol., later hf. calf, mor. label, lacking upr. cover. As a coll.,w.a.f. V. Rare. (1)More details ›
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Vivian (H.) Tunisia and the Modern Barbary Pirates, L. 1899. First Edn., fold. map frontis, illus. thro-out, orig. cloth,v. good; Ellis (A.B.) A History of the Gold Coast of West Africa, 8vo L. 1893. Frontis, lacks front & end loose blanks etc; Crooks (J.J.) A History of the Colony of Sierra Leone Western Africa, D. 1903, fold. map frontis & 1 other fold. map, cloth. (3)More details ›
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Crane (Walter)illus. The Baby’s Opera, sm. 4to L. ; also The Baby’s Bouquet, sm. 4to L. , illus. thro.-out, decor. cloth backed boards; also Anderson (H.C.) The Snow Queen, sm. 4to L. n.d. . cold. illus. by T. Pym; Rae (Julia S.E.) The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, oblong 8vo L. 1891. Cold. illus. thro-out by Florence Maplestone, decor. cloth; and Ivimey (John W.) Complete Version of Ye Three Blind Mice, sq. 4to L.n.d. cold. & other illus. thro-out by Walton Corbould, decor. boards. (5)More details ›
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Patoun (Archibald) A Complete Treatise of Practical Navigation, 8vo L. 1762. Sixth Hf. title, wd.-cut illus. thro-out, 1 fold. plts. cont. calf, mor. label, raised bands. (1)More details ›
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Bruce – Memoirs of Peter Henry Bruce, Esq. A Military Officer, in the Services of Prussia, Russia and Great Britain, Containing an Account of his Travels in German, Russia, Tartary, Turkey, The West Indies etc., 8vo D. 1783. Lacks front loose blanks, [XV], 527pp., cont. calf, mor. label. (1)More details ›
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Moffat (Robert) Mission Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa, 8vo L. 1842. First Edn., cold. frontis by G. Baxter (loose), vignette title, fold. map & 7 plts. cloth. (1)More details ›
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Crane (Walter) illus. Flora’s Feast A Masque of Flowers, L. (Cassell & Co.) 1889. First Edn., 40pp. of fine cold. illus., cloth backed boards & end papers decor. by artist; also Tales from Shakespeare’s Garden, roy 8vo L. (Cassell & Co.) 1906. First Edn., 40pp of cold. illus., cloth backed grey boards, & end papers decor. by Author. V. good copies. (2)More details ›
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Crane (Walter) illus. Parry (Judge) Don Quixote of the Mancha, roy 8vo L. (Blackie & Son) 1900. First Edn., decor. title, frontis & 10 full page cold. plts. other illus., attractive full cold. decor. cloth by Author. V. good. (1)More details ›
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Fine Association Copy
Inscribed by Leigh Hunt, Wm. Wordsworth,
T.N. Talfourd & others
Drayton (Michael) The Battaile of Agincourt, Sm. Folio L. 1627. First Edn., engd. port. by Wm. Hole, [X], 218pp. some edges trimmed, some loss to commentary at side, cont. full speckled calf, treble blind tooled line borders, raised bands, joints worn. In a later fine full mor. slip case.
* Inscribed on front loose blank, ‘Leigh Hunt; Wm. Wordsworth; R.H. Horne; T.N. Talfourd; Southwood Smith, & others earlier. It is also inscribed on top of page 5, ‘Wm. Wordsworth, Rydal Mount,’ & on top of page 118, ‘Leigh Hunt’. This particular copy is discussed in [John Taylor Brown] ‘Bibliomania’ Edin. 1867. V. Rare. (1)More details ›
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Prichard (J. Cowles) The Natural History of Man, thick roy 8vo L. 1848. Third Edn. hd. cold. frontis & 49 hd. cold. plts. & vignettes etc., Cat. of Scientific Books dated 1853 at end, orig. crimson cloth, gilt, rebacked with orig. spine laid down. God. (1)More details ›
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Fine 18th Century English Binding
Binding: Baskerville Press: The Book of Common Prayer, roy 8vo Cambridge (John Baskerville) 1760. A.e.g. orig. marble ends, full cont. crimson mor. gilt fillet & trellis borders, with large inside border floral buds & leaves, etc., & with large similar corner decorations, & the spine profusely gilt in panels. As a binding, w.a.f. (1)
* Ex Libris Maurice Craig.More details ›
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Early Printing: Stephanus (H.) Sophoelis Tragoediae Septem, Una cum omnibus Graecis Scholiis & cum Latinis Joach. Camerarii, 4to [Paris]? 1568 [VIII], 461, 242pp, wd. cut heads & tails, later full panel calf, mor. label, raised bands. Good copy. (1)
* Ex libris Maurice Craig.More details ›
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Fine Inscribed Presentation Copy
Bound by Zaehnsdorf
Tennyson (A.) The Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate, Roy 8vo L. 1878. Engd. port. frontis, a.e.g. attractive cloth like decor. ends, & fine full crimson mor. with roll & fillet borders & elaborate corner decorations with verse leaf sprays, spine elaborate gilt in panels, raised bands, by Zaehnsdorf.
* Inscribed on title, ‘Julia Mary O’Brien from A. Tennyson March 28th, 1881.’ (1)More details ›
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Attractive Coloured Plates: Wooster (David) Alpine Plants,…. The Most Striking and Beautiful of the Alpine Flowers. Roy 8vo L. 1872. First Edn., cold. frontis & 53 attractive cold. plts. a.e.g. orig. gilt decor. pict. cloth. Good. (1)More details ›
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Signed Presentation Copy to Lady Castletown
Black (A. & C.)Publishers: Butler (Lady Elizabeth) illus. Letters from the Holy Land, 4to L. 1903. Signed Lim. Edn. 181 (250), 16 cold. plts. includ. frontis, uncut, orig. decor. cloth. Good.
* Bookplate of Clare Castletown, and with inscription from author to Lady Castletown, Nov. 1907.More details ›
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Illustrated volumes: Jerrold (W.) The Big Book of Nursery Rhymes, 4to L. n.d. cold. frontis & other cold. & bl. & white illus. by Chas. Robinson, elaborate gilt decor cloth; Attwell (Mabel Lucie) Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes, 4to L. n.d. cold. frontis & 11 cold. plts.; also Hans Anderson’s Fairy Tales, 4to L.n.d. cold. frontis & 11 cold. plts., both orig. cloth backed pict. boards; Shirley (Ed.) When I was Born, The Jingle Books, No. 7, sm. folio L. .d. cold. frontis & 7 cold. plts. & other illus. by Beryl Reid, pict. boards; Ward Lock & Co.’s Wonder Book, A Picture Annual for Boys and Girls, 1912, fine cold. & other illus., attractive pict. gilt cloth. As a lot. (5)More details ›
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Rackham (Arthur) illus. Book of Pictures, 4to L. , 44 fine mtd. cold. plts. orig. gilt decor. cloth. Scarce. (1)More details ›