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Letters From A. E. - Selected And Edited By Alan Denson. With A Foreword By Dr. Monk Gibbon

By: A.E. Denson, alan. (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman: 1961

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: Q626

Condition: Fine


xliii, 288pp. 7 plates. Burgundy boards, gilt. No fading or wear. George William Russell (1867-1935) who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A.E.), was an Irish Irish nationalist, writer, editor, critic, poet, and artistic painter. View more info

THE KING'S MESSENGER An Allergorical Tale

By: Adams, Rev. W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons: 1857

Edition: Seventh Ediiton

Seller ID: Pa151

Condition: Fine


76pp. Original blue printed card covers with a dec. border enclosing the titles. Originally pub.16x10 cms. Cheap 1/- edition. An illus. edition was also available at 2/6d. A title that ran to several editions, each one scarce. View more info

Voyage Through the Antarctic

By: Adams, Richard; Lockley, Ronald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane, The Penguin Press: 1983

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Z408

ISBN: 0713913967

Condition: Fine


160pp. Pictorial d.j. Photos by Peter Hirst-Smith. Map. No inscriptions,fading, clipping or wear. View more info

ASIAN ODYSSEY

By: Alioshin, Dmitri

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd: 1941

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: MH406

Condition: Fine


311pp.Map. Burgandy cloth, gillt. A nice copy with no fading, wear or marks. Lacking the dust wrapper. lioshin was a Russian officer who was in Baron Ungern's service. The author's travels in Mongolia, Siberia and Manchuria. View more info

THE DOMINION OF CANADA with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. A Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Leipsic and London, Karl Baedeker: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS187

Condition: Fine


254ppm Large dble page folding colour map at the rear. 10 maps and 7 plans. Pub. red limp pebble-grain cloth, with gilt title unrubbed and enclosed within a blind border on three side. . Marbled fore-edges. A lovely copy of a scarce title. Trifle darkened to the spine. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. Interesting bookplate of Rev. Francis Forbes Savage of the Ards, Co. Down pasted to the inside cover with neat small paencil notes to the blank end-papers. List of Baedeker guides... View more info

THE FOLIO SOCIETY BOOK OF THE 100 GREATEST PORTRAITS

By: Bailey, George

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2005

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: Le348

Condition: Fine


219pp. 100 colour plates each with a facing description text. As new. View more info

AN UNIVERSAL ETYMOLOGICAL DICTIONARY

By: Bailey, N.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, F.Fay et al.: 1726

Edition: third edition, with Large Additions

Seller ID: Pa712

Condition: V.g.


Complete copy.[16pp title-page, dedication and preface], unpaginated double columns lexicon text Ccccc[4]. Contemporary full calf with the original calf label [incomplete], six compartments wth five raised bands,. Worn binding but intact. Attractive printers devise at the foot of the 'finis' page. Trifle margin soiling at the front on a few leaves and but generally a very good copy of an important and now scarce book difficult to find in a complete condition. View more info

NEW SPORTING MAGAZINE

By: Baileys

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Baldwin & Craddock: 1832

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: W626

Condition: V.g.


464; 112; [iv]; 20pp. [p1/2 lacking and no main title-page but title-page for February bound-in at p229]. 10 full-page steel engarved sporting prints and numerous wood-cuts to the text. A bound collection of the magazine from Vol 2 No 7 to No 12 dated 1832. Racing Calendar for 1831 bound in and an index. Also the 'A Bill to amend the laws in England relative to game.. Original polished black half-calf binding with black cloth boards. Gilt titles and rules to the spine. A... View more info

THE MUTINY OF HMS BOUNTY

By: Barrow, Sir John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1998

Edition: 2nd Folio Society edition

Seller ID: MH166

Condition: Fine


261pp. Map end-papers. Colour illustrated boards. Plates throughout. Brown slip-case in fine condiiton. No inscriptions, fading or marks. A lovely copy. View more info

FORTY DAYS IN THE DESERT ON THE TRACK OF THE ISRAELITES On The Track of the Israelites; or, A Journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran, to Mount Sinai and Petra

By: Bartlett, W.H.

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Hall & Co.: 1851

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: TS176

Condition: Fine


[fourth edition] iv, 206pp with 28 full page engraved plates. Text enclosed within a single rule border. (incl. 2pp map); Bound with W. H. Bartlett:- 'WALK'S ABOUT THE CITY AND ENVIRONS OF JERUSALEM [second edition] vii, [ii], 255pp. 23 plates, 2 folding maps, two plans, and wood-engraved vignettes, text within a decorative border throughout. A fine half-calf black binding with raised bands and gilt rules and titles. Marbled end-papers and all edges gilt. Illus. throug... View more info

STALINGRAD

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, BCA:

Seller ID: MH368

Condition: Fine


396 pp. Photos and maps.No inscriptions, fading, clipping, wear or marks. View more info

Wish Her Safe at Home

By: Benatar, Stephen

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Welbeck Modern Classics: 2007

Edition: re-issue

Inscription: Inscribed, signed and dated by the author

Seller ID: CF218

ISBN: 0955475716

Condition: Mint


226pp. Inscribed, signed and dated by the author 'For Nina [Bawden] whose work I very much admire.17.11.07. Pictorial card covers. No fading or wear. View more info

KENT Maps & Plans : In the libraries of Kent and the adjoining London Boroughs : a finding list

By: Bergess, Wyn

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Library Association: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: MH359

ISBN: 0902119346

Condition: Fine


386pp. A fine copy of the maps of Kent. No fading, clipping, marks, inscriptions or wear. View more info

Famous Water Colour Painters IV RICHARD PARKES BONINGTON

By: Bonington, Richard Parks

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Studio Limited: 1929

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Le347

Condition: V.g.


6pp. 8 colour plates each with a captioned tissue guard. Introduced by G.S. Sandilands. Pasted title to the front board [rubbed]. Foxed end-papers otherwise a sound copy. Red boards View more info

TRAITE D'ORIGENE CONTRE CELSE Ou Defence De Las Religion Chretienne Contre Les Accusations Des Paiens

By: Bouhereau, Elie

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Amrsterdam, Henry Desbordes: 1700

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: W725

Condition: V.g.


[16] Preface, 480pp. Attractive engraved frontis. plate and title page in red and black lettering. Elie Bouhereau was a French Huguenot refugee who travelled to Ireland and the first librarian of Marsh's Library the first public library in Ireland.. He translated Contra Celsus a third century Christian work. Quarter calf with four raised bands and marbled boards. All edges marbled with matching end-papers. Later binding but a very tight and clean text block. 24 x 18 cms.... View more info

St. Petersburg and Moscow: A Visit to the Court of the Czar [2 Vols in 1]

By: Bourke, Richard Southwell

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1846

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and dedication by the author

Seller ID: MJ102

Condition: Fine


x,274; 276pp. Original full black leather binding with blind-stamped ornate borders and devices. Gilt titles and bands. Fine decorative patterned period end-papers. A lovely tight and clean copy. A.e.g. LONG INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR. 'To Eliot Warburton as a token of gratitude for that kind interest and valuable advice to which the following pages owe what ever merit they possess - Palmerston October 25th 1846. Eliot Warburton was the eminent travel writer and Palmers... View more info

TWENTY SERMONS on the most Serious and Practical Subjects of the Christian Religion fitted for the Use of Private Families

By: Bourn, Samuel

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, J. Waugh, S Crowder, H Woodgate, W Fenner & J Staples: 1757

Edition: second Edition

Seller ID: Le583

Condition: V.g.


xvi, 420pp. Last leaf wormed to the margins otherwise a tight and clean copy of the second edition. Bound in the original full calf with raised bands and red morocco label. Extrtemites worn but a sound text block. Also includes Memoirs of the life of the author in the Preface. View more info

A NEW AND ACCURATE MAP OF IRELAND Laid down from the best Authorities extant, and regulated by Astronom. Observat

By: Bowen, Emanuel

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, E. Bowen: 1747

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Map881

Condition: Fine


An original printed map with outline hand-colour to the coast-line and cartouche at the left upper corner. A lovely plate impressed map with sharp clear engraving and a long text description to the lower right-hand corner. Nice description of 'The Nymph Bank' a fishing bank to the south of the Island. Emanuel Bowen (1694- 1767). Plate 31.7x22.0 paper 38.5 x 26.5 cms. Nice margins. From the 1747 'A Complete System of Geography'. View more info

A NEW AND ACCURATE MAP OF THE KINGDOMS OF NAPLES AND SICILY Drawn from the Most approv'd Foreigners Mpas and Charts and Regulated By Astron'l Observations

By: Bowen, Emanuel

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, E. Bowen: 1747

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Map882

Condition: Fine


An original printed map with outline hand-colour to the coast-line and cartouche in the lower right corner. A lovely plate impressed map with sharp clear engraving and title cartouche to the lower right-hand corner. Emanuel Bowen (1694- 1767). Plate 31.7x22.0 paper 38.5 x 26.5 cms. Nice margins. From the 1747 'A Complete System of Geography'. View more info

THE AGONY BILL

By: Broadside]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, J. Hills [late Taylor] 14 Waterloo Road: 1830

Edition: Original Issue

Seller ID: TH318

Condition: V.g.


[i]pp. Broadslip Ballad 24x10cms]. Attractive half page broadside with no border to the verses. Small woodcut to the head of the page depicting a ship in full sail. Laid down and pasted at the head and foot this rare half sized broadslip was printed by J.Pitts between 1819 and 1844 Toy Warehouse, 6 St Andrews Street, 7 Dials. [BODLIAN Bog3805] View more info