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THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT (Facsimile Limited Edition of 1936 Annual)

By: ALFRED BESTALL Artist

Price: £50.00

Publisher: LONDON, EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS: 1985

Seller ID: 121684


No 11302 of an unspecified limited edition.Red boards with black titles and illustrations to spine and front panel. 255 x 195 mm approx. Facsimile of the original 1936 annual printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- No notable shelf rubbing. No previous owner name or inscp." This Book Belongs To " clean & blank. Dust Jacket- Minor rubbing to extremities with mild sunning to spine. Lacks the promotional band. Supplied in a removable proprietary protec... View more info

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BLIND GOLD

By: BAXENDELL, SARA MAUD

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Christchurch, NZ, THE CATSPAW PRESS: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11188


Stapled Card with yellow paper dust jacket, 16pp - unpaginated. Collection of poems printed on laid paper at the Caxton Press in an edition of 100 copies. VG/VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. Dust jacket- no nicks or shelf soiling). Please see our image of the actual booklet offered for sale View more info

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PETER GRIMES A Narative Poem

By: GEORGE CRABBE

Price: £800.00

Publisher: GUILDFORD, CIRCLE PRESS: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120799


A narrative poem by George Crabbe with 22 etchings by Anthony Davies with an introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith. Designed and printed by Ronald King in 10pt Baskerville onto Saunders 285 gsm rag paper; loose sections contained in cloth-covered slip-case and folder. The edition is limited to fifty books plus five Artist's Proofs, two Printer's Proofs and three copies marked H.C.( ie 10 proof copies) all signed by the artist. Published by Clare Beck. 40 x 37 cm. The copy o... View more info

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THE THURBER CARNIVAL Limited Edition

By: JAMES THURBER

Price: £25.00

Publisher: PENNSYLVANIA, THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY: 1978

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121804


Full Brown LEATHER boards with Gilt titles and decs. Five raised bands. 225 x 160 mm approx. Applied head and tail bands, silk marker. All edges of book block gilt. Moire silk made end papers.xxii + 404 pp. Many unspecified cartoon illustrations by the author. Collection of extracts from this celebrated American humourist's pen including The Lady on 142 and other stories, my world and welcome to it, Let your mind alone, The Middle aged man onthe Flying Trapeze, My Life a... View more info

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THE POST-CAPTAIN OR THE WOODEN WALLS WELL MANNED COMPREHENDING A VIEW OF NAVAL SOCIETY AND MANNERS

By: JOHN DAVIS ( R.H.CASE- editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE SCHOLARTIS PRESS: 1928

Seller ID: 121966


Red cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 195 x 145 mm approx. 38 + x + 248pp. Reprint in a limited edition of 1000 copies of the 3rd Edition of 1808 with facsimile title page and introduction by R.H.Case + Bibliographical note. Fictional maritime story very popular in it's day and with numerous attributions as to the original author. Good (Book - light fading to spine, no notable shelf wear. Foxing to end papers and fore edge of book block. No previous owner name or i... View more info

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ALEXANDER'S FEAST; OR THE POWER OF MUSIQUE 1697 AN ODE, IN HONOUR OF ST.CECILIA'S DAY Facsmile

By: JOHN DRYDEN

Price: £30.00

Publisher: OXFORD, HUMPHREY MILFORD: 1925

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 118391


Sewn Softback with marbled card covers and laid on printed title label.350x215mm approx. Published in a limited edition of 550 copies of which 500 for sale of Dryden's Ode on St Cecilia's Day first published in 1697. Printed at the Clarenden Press Oxford. The reprint follows the uncut copy of the rare original preserved at Worcester College Oxford. VG (Very Moderate rubbing/ shelf wear /soiling to covers and corners of pages dogeared. A little foxing to laid on title.No... View more info

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THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES 1749 , The Tenth Satire of Juvenal , LIMITED Edition 1927

By: JOHNSON, SAMUEL

Price: £35.00

Publisher: OXFORD, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1927

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 118372


Marbled Paper card covers with laid on printed paper label.270x215mm Reprint of Johnson's poem first published in pamphlet form in 1749 set up from a copy lent by Sir Charles Frith and printed on laid paper by John Johnson at the Clarendon Press Oxford in a limited edition of 550 copies of which 500 for sale. (Retailed by Humphrey Milford). Uncommon in this collectable condition in the original marbled paper card covers. VG ( Light shelf wear to extremities of marbled pa... View more info

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TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY

By: MITCHELL, DAVID M.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: LETCHWORTH, Privately published: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118719


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to front board. 190x130mm approx. 23 nos. pp. Although undated our researches on Copac reveal that the book was published in 1940. Short collection of prose and poetry translated and sometimes gleaned from the Loeb edition of the Greek Amthology and J.W.Mackail's"Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology" to seek to take the Greek text and put it into English verse as an English poet might have expressed it had he had the idea fi... View more info

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THE GLANCE BACKWARD New Poems

By: RICHARD CHURCH

Price: £3.50

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT & SONS: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122734


fawn Buckram Cloth Boards175 x 115 mm approx. x + 90pp. New Poems with Five Drawings by Robert Austin. One of a limited edition of 750 copies printed by the Temple Press on laid paper with uncut fore edges. Charming illustrations compliment the book.Ex public library copy with usual markings. Good ( No significant shelf wear to boards which have feint marks from cellotape used presumably to secure a protective sleeve at some stage of it's life. Front end papers replaced... View more info

Image for WORLD WITHIN WORLD Stephen Spender's Autobiography [ plus 4 page booklet " INSCRIPTIONS " by Stephen Spender ]

WORLD WITHIN WORLD Stephen Spender's Autobiography [ plus 4 page booklet " INSCRIPTIONS " by Stephen Spender ]

By: STEPHEN SPENDER

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, HAMISH HAMILTON / THE POETRY SOCIETY: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122612


Blue Cloth Boards with Gilt titles to spine. 220 x 150 mm approx. x + 350pp. b/w Portrait Frontis. Autobiography composed round certain themes recurrent during the first 40 years of the author's life- poetry, the literary life, love, friendship, politics and travel. It contains vivid portraits of Virginia Woolf, T.S.Eliot, W.H.Auden and Christopher Isherwood and other literary figures of the period. Loosely laid in is a copy in fine condition of "Inscriptions" p... View more info

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AN ODE ON A DISTANT PROSPECT OF ETON COLLEGE 1747 Facsimile

By: THOMAS GRAY

Price: £25.00

Publisher: OXFORD, HUMPHREY MILFORD: 1924

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 118382


Sewn Softback with marbled card covers and laid on printed title label.335x220mm approx. Facsimile published in a limited edition of 550 copies of which 500 for sale of Gray's Ode first published in 1747. Printed by Frederick Hall on laid paper at the Clarenden Press. The facsimile is taken from an uncut copy of the excessively rare original then owned by T J Wise. (Marbled covers a little shelf soiled and corners of booklet a little dogeared. Sporadic mild foxing to fro... View more info

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AN ELEGY WROTE IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD 1751 Facsimile

By: THOMAS GRAY

Price: £50.00

Publisher: OXFORD, HUMPHREY MILFORD: 1927

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 118383


Sewn Softback with marbled card covers and laid on printed title label.270x210mm approx. Facsimile published in a limited edition of 750 copies of which about 500 for sale of Gray's Elegy first published in 1751. Printed by John Johnson on laid paper at the Clarenden Press. The facsimile is taken from the original then owned by T J Wise. Fine (Very light rubbing/ shelf wear /soiling to covers.No previous owner name or insc. and no other notable defects). A collectable co... View more info

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Ode on the Day of the Coronation of King Edward VII

By: Watson, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: The Bodley Head: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118643


Full VELLUM Boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. 215x145mm approx. 36pp. Edition limited to 175 copies of which 150 for sale. Printed by Ballantyne Press. Born in Burley West Yorkshire,Watson was an English poet, popular in his time for the celebratory content of his work and was a contributor to "The Yellow Book". VG (Book- Moderate shelf soiling to vellum boards. No previous owner name or insc. ) Please see our images of the actual Book Offered for... View more info

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TWO POEMS Printed in 1798

By: WILLIAM COWPER

Price: £15.00

Publisher: OXFORD, HUMPHREY MILFORD: 1926

Seller ID: 117992


Marbled Paper wraps with laid on title to front cover,215x135mm approx 14 nos. pp, sewn. Limited edition of 550 copies of which 500 for sale. The two poems being "The Dog and the Water-lily" and "On the Receipt of my Mother's Picture" VG (Booklet- A little colour rubbing/wear to spine edges of wraps and title block a little age browned. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable faults). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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Fifty-Five Books Printed Before 1525 Representing the Works of England's First Printers: An Exhibition from the Collection of Paul Mellon - January 17-March 3, 1968

By: Willis Van Devanter

Price: £18.50

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118798


Fawn cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 260x180mm approx. xiii + 62pp + 6 plates as called for. Exhibition catalogue compiled by Joan Crane. Contents include works by William Caxton (15) Wynkyn de Worde (20); Oxford. Eponymous Press (2); Theodoricus Rood (2); John Lettou and William de Machlinia (1); London. Eponymous Press (1); William de Machlinia (1); Richard Pynson (8); Julian Notary (1); Schoolmaster Printer (3); Robert Copland (1) Limited edition of 1500 in c... View more info

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THE DREAM OF BATH A GRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF HER HERITAGE AND PEOPLE

By: WINSOR, DIANA

Price: £16.00

Publisher: BATH, TRADE & TRAVEL PUBLICATIONS: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11793


SIGNED Copy in Slipcase.Beige cloth boards with blue bucram cloth quarter binding, Britannia Gilt device to front board and gilt titles to spine. 96pp. Many b/w and colour illust. with captions and accompanying text. Bound by Leighton Straker of London the copy offered for sale is the signed limited subscribers edition of which this is no. 93 of 1500 complete with slip case. VG/VG (Book- light shelf wear to extremities of boards, no previous owner name or insc. Slip case... View more info