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1 Almack, Edward Edited By
EIKON BASILIKEH581
De La More Press, London 1903 limited edition Quarter Boards Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
NUMBER 22/290. [vi], iv, [viii], 176[2]pp, steel engraved series title-page, engraved title-page vignette, decorated capitals. Original quarter cloth backed boards, printed paper spine label, title-page printed in red and black, printed on hand-made paper., teg o/w uncut. The De La More Press Folios Series No II. From the Kings Library edited by Israel Gollancz. End-papers foxed otherwise a tight clean copy with no wear to the binding. Corners bumped. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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2 Annan, Jobst
A TRUE DESCRIPTION OF ALL TRADES Published in Frankfurt in the Year 1568/ with Six of the Illustrations by Jobst AmmanCF435
Mergenthaler Linotype Co., Brooklyn, New York 1930 limited ediiton hard back Fine 12mo 
19, [ii] pp. Limited to 400 copies only and printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Facsimile edition in the original quarter vellum binding with marbled boards. The six trades illustrated and described are The Printer; The Bookbinder; The Typefounder; The Papermaker; The Draughtsman; The woodcutter. Neat ink inscription in contemporary hand to the top corner of the front free end-paper. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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3 Ausonius Decimus Magnus
PATCHWORK QUILTH645
Franfrolico, London Blue cloth Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Bawden, Edward 
343/400 copies only. One page Note on Ausonius, two page biographical notes. Forty-two poems.Trans. by Jack Lindsay and decorations by Edward Bawden. Blue cloth blind stamped patchwork pattern to boards. Printed on Charles I paper by the Fanfrolico Press. Very nice copy. Spine sunned otherwise clean and bright with no wear . T.e.g. un-cut edges 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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4 Balzac
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF MARRIAGE,. or Meditations of an Eclectic Philosopher on Happiness and Unhappiness in MarriageH678
The Casanova Society, London 1925 limited edition Blue Boards V.g. No Jacket 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall 
xlv, 311pp, uncut. Limited edition of 1000, this is an un-numbered copy. Brown buckram spine with blue boards and a paper-label.[torn].Browned end-papers and a little rubbed otherwise a nice copy with a sound binding and internally tight and clean 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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5 Beedome, Thomas
SELECT POEMS DIVINE AND HUMANH646
The Nonesuch press, Bloomsbury 1928 Limited/Numbered vellum, gilt Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
10/1250 Edited by Francis Meynell. [4]51[1], iv[ii],[1]pp. Pages un-cut. A very nice copy with crisp,tight binding [little discolouring to spine 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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6 Carlyle, Thomas
SARTOR RESARTUS The Life and Opinions of Herr TeufelsdröckhH725
The Limited Editions Club, Curwen Press, London 1931 limited edition Blue Buckram, Gilt V.g., Spine Faded 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xxiv,377pp.Un-numbered limited edition of 1500. Signed at the rear by Oliver Simon. Preface by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Introduction by Bliss Perry 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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7 Fiera, Battista
DE IVSTICIAH673
LiON AND uNICORN PRESS, London 1957 Limited/Numbered Quarter Blck Morocco, Gilt Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
55pp. Frontis.No 128 of an edition of 200 copies only. Green boards with a black morocco back-strip, gilt. Binding designed by Brian Young. Latin text of 1515 reprinted with a translation, an introduction and notes by James Wardrop. A fine copy almost mint. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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8 Glover, Alan
GLORIANA’S GLASS, Queen Elizabeth I reflected in verses & dedications addressed to her, reports concerning her, and her own words written & spokenH584
A & C Black, Limited/Numbered Hardback Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Joan Hassall 
153pp. Frontis wood engraving by Joan Hassall. Attractive dec. blue and grey cloth. Number 20/1250 limited numbered edition. Printed on an all-rag paper made by Barcham Green, bound by Leighton Straker, under the care of Francis Meynell. Fine copy with no wear or rubbing. Owners bookplate pasted to front end-paper 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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9 Hobhouse, Rosa
THE DIARY OF A STORYMAKERH657
The Sign of the Willow, Stanford Le Hope, Essex 1928 1st edition Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
12pp. Printed by hand at St. Dominic’s Press. Bound in a simple decorated board and buckram backstrip at a later date. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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10 Irving, Washington
KNICKERBOCKER PAPERS, BEING RIP VAN WINKLE & THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOWH707
The Medici Society Ltd, London 1914 Limited/Numbered full Vellum Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
viii, 53, [3],1, pp. Original full 'vellum', gilt lettering. Number 173 of 1000 copies printed. A beautiful copy of a tiltle in the Riccardi Press series. 3 loose leaflets from the series inserted. Marbled end-papers and t.e.g. Silk tie still present 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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11 Laver, James,
LOVE'S PROGRESS OR THE EDUCATION OF ARAMINTA.H702
The Nonesuch press, London 1929 limited edition marbled wrappers V.g. small 4to 
Printed for the Nonesuch Press by Walter Lewis at the University Press 1929. Limited to 1525 numbered copies, this is number 99. Marbled wrappers a little rubbed abd worn to some edges otherwise a nice copy. A little dusty. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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12 Palmer, Herbert E.
JONAH COMES TO NINEVEH; A BALLADH663
The Mill House Press, Stanford Dingley 1930 limited edition green cloth, gilt Fine Private Press small octavo 
One of 125 copies of which 85 where for sale. A review copy. Printed by Kyrle Leng and Robert Gatborne-hardy at the Mill House press. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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13 ROLFE, Frederick . Baron Corvo
THE CARDINAL PREFECT OF PROPAGANDAH620
Nicolas Vane, London 1957 Limited/Numbered Decorative Cloth Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xiv, 74pp. No 26/250. Twelve previously uncollected stories Small tear to cloth on front joint [3cms] otherwise a nice copy. Attractive pattered cloth to boards with cream cloth spine with gilt lettering 
Price: 145.00 GBP
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14 Sieveking, Lancelot de Giberne
THE CUD - Being the Experimental Poems of Lancelot De Giberne SievekingH660
Mills & Boon, Limited, London 1922 limited edition marbled boards Fine Private Press 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
56pp, printed by the Favil Press in Kensington and 'limited to 500 copies of which 475 are for sale'. Original marbled boards with plain spine. Back-strip a trifle sunned and end-papers browned, otherwise a nice copy 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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15 SPARROW, John.
LAPIDARIA SEPTIMAH665
Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge 1975 Wrappers Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Reynolds Stone 
[36]pp. Stiff card with white pate wrappers. Latin inscriptions from around the world. Title and colophon by Reynolds. Almost mint. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 The Whittingham Press
THe Whittingham Press Plans for 1991W754
The Whittingham Press, Gloucester 1991 1st Edition paper wrappers Fine large 8vo 
8pp.. Brown paper wrappers. The forthcoming pub. for 1991 revealed including wood engraving examples. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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17 WHITFIELD, Christopher & O' CONNOR, John
TOGETHER AND ALONE Two Short NovelsH582
The Golden Cockerel Press, London 1945 limited edition Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
109pp. Top edge gilt. A limited edition 357/500. Printed on Arnold's mould-made paper. Quarter white canvas and coloured design over boards.Two short novels by Christopher Whitfield and illustrated with wood engravings by John O'Connor. A very nice copy [owners bookplate pasted to front end-paper] 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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18 Woodward, Rev. Geo. Radcliffe
CUPID & PSYCHE from the Latin of Apuleius Done Into English Verse in Nine CantosH674
Herbert & Daniel, Chiswick Press, London 1912 1st edition Brown Boards Fine small octavo 
100pp. Title-page repeated on fron board. A fine copy with the original tissue d.j. present but worn. Un-cut and un-opened copy. A little light foxing otherwise fine. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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