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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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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


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

STALINGRAD

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, BCA:

Seller ID: MH368


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


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


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


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


[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


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


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


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


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


[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

THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS

By: Bunyan, John

Price: £285.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1857

Edition: Twelth Edition Revised

Seller ID: Pa477


xxxvi, 476pp. Fronis. and 16 steel engraved plates after Stothard by Graves, Wilson, Mitchell etc. Text vignettes. Beautiful deep full red morocco binding. Gauffering to the fore-edges with a symmetrical patter. Heavy decorative blind embossed boards with gilt titles enclosed by wide double-ruled borders. Five raised bands to the spine with gilt decoration to the compartments. UNKNOWN BINDER. No bookplates or inscriptions. Red matcghing endpapers. Engraved plates [with s... View more info

HEBREW ELEMENTS or A Practical Introduction for the Reading of the HEBREW SCRIPTURES

By: Burgess, Thomas [1756-1837]

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Richard Priestley, 143 High Holborn: 1823

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: Pa823


xii, 187, [i], [2pp pub. cat. listing the Tracts as available separately. Bound in the original blue boards with brown paper spine and a printed paper label. A RARE Hebrew primer printed by Richard Priestley. The slim volume consists of four tracts each with its own title-page Tracts one and two are a Hebrew Pirmer and Syllarium Herbraicum and 3 and 4 Hebrew Readers each with a separate dated title-page 1822-23. Printed at the University Press, Glasgow for Richard Pries... View more info