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Antiquarian (pre-1916)

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1 Pictures in Colour of Oxford, with its University and Colleges. Containing 50 beautifully coloured pictures of the city, surroundings and University of Oxford.
Alfred Savage Alfred Savage | Messrs Jarrold & Sons Limited [c.1905] 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
nd. Date of publication not stated but c. 1905. Blue and grey cloth with pictorial onlay and gilt lettering. A book of 50 picture postcard-style coloured pictures of the area, each with a descriptive paragraph underneath. A gift inscription written on the f.e.p., dated 1906. In very good condition. Some light foxing. Unpaginated. 21cm. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 103743 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
13 Tales and Talks About Children : Here, There, and Everywhere
Blackie and Son [Publisher] Blackie and Son Limited London, Glasgow and Bombay 1907 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but [1907] - Ref. British Library. Previous owner's name and date (1917) written just inside the rear board. Pictorial illustrated front board, grey rear board and grey cloth spine. The front board is grayed and the boards are quite heavily rubbed at the corners, boards exposed. Lighter rubs to the spine and edges. Binding is nice and firm. Opens onto colour illustrated pastedown and title page opposite. Pages are mostly fresh and clean, with some small light grubby finger-type marks to a few pages. Colour and black and white illustration throughout. Unpaginated. Contents are near VERY GOOD. 26 x 20cm. 101304 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
2 Brahms (Bell's Miniature Series of Musicians)
Antcliffe, Herbert George Bell and Sons London 1908 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5> - 6>" tall 
Reprint of 1908; first published in 1905. Spine dulled. Top edge gilt. In nice clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. viii, 56 + publisher's list of titles (16 pages). 16cm x 10cm. 103222 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
14 Saul of Tarsus, Or Paul and Swedenborg
By A Layman Williams and Norgate 1877 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
The boards are very worn and are in POOR to FAIR condition. Contents good. Spine ends and corners are rubbed and frayed with minor loss of cloth. Rubbed patch on the spine with loss to the word 'Tarsus' of the title. The rear board is damaged with biopredation and possible damp exposure - surface of the cloth is very rubbed with pale patches; ; further small stain at the edge and small hole at the spine. Interior of the book is clean, excepting some mottling to the original brown endpapers; no further foxing. Contemporary previous owner's signature at the top edge of the title page. Foredges untrimmed. viii; 392pp. 100785 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
3 Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton J. G. Parker London 1848 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Bound in quarter cloth, worn and marked, with plain paper covered boards - worn, rubbed and creasing to the bottom corner of the rear board. Not an attractive binding but it is sound and firm. Paper spine label darkened and barely readable. Inside is pretty clean. There is some light foxing. Previous ownership details written on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed. Text is Ancient Greek with notes and introduction in Latin. pp. ix, [7], 595 + 4 pages of publisher's list of titles. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103551 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
15 The Love Letters of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh - Complete in 2 Volumes
Carlyle, Thomas ; Welsh, Jane ; edited by Alexander Carlyle John Lane, The Bodley Head London 1909 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original purple cloth with gilt lettering and gilt stamped motif on the front boards. Two uniform volumes. Spines a little dulled. Some bumps to the spine ends and corners. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. Some quite heavy foxing to endpapers / prelims and foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Lighter occasional foxing spots throughout. Colour frontis. illustrations + further plates. Light partial crack to the inner hinge of Volume I. Bindings are firm and sound. pp. xliv, 400; xxxvii, 448 [16]. PLEASE NOTE this is a HEAVY SET. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - a small additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard postage rate - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 103467 
Price: 47.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Queen's Empire: A Pictorial and Descriptive Record, illustrated from photographs
Arnold-Forster, H. O. (introduction by) Cassell and Company, Limited 1897 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Original red cloth, gilt titles. Some marks to the spine. Previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Inner hinges cracked. All edges gilt. Frontis. with tissue guard. Rear board has fading (from moisture damage exposure I would say) to the top edge and top corner of the rear board. Some colour bleed to the top corner of the rear pastedown. Some foxing. Landscape format. 288pp. PLEASE NOTE this is an extremely HEAVY book. No additional postage charges to send this within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - an additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and is likely to be expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 103210 
Price: 49.00 GBP

 
16 4 Volumes: The Wreck of the Golden Mary; Mugby Junction; The Seven Poor Travellers; No Thoroughfare [Christmas Stories from 'Household Words' and 'All the Year Round']
Charles Dickens and Others; 'No Thoroughfare' by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins Chapman and Hall London 1898 Half Leather Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
4 individual volumes, uniformly bound in half calf, with marbled paper boards. 5 imitation bands to the spine. Gilt spine titles and flower motifs in other spine panels dulled. An attractive little set. Spine edges, board edges and corners rubbed. Some marks to the board. No Thoroughfare has some light surface cracks to the upper joint. All volumes marbled endpapers. Some weakening to most inner hinges. Bindings hold firm. Two volumes have previous owner's name, place and date [1915] on free endpaper. Each volume has lovely colour frontispiece and title page. Top edges gilt. No Thoroughfare has some small brown stains in the margins of the first few pages. Some flattened corner creases to pages. pp. [5], 151; [4], 217; [6], 156; [6], 216. 15.5cm x 10.5cm. Like most of our stock, we have this set at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103495 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
5 A Guide to the Examination of the Nose, with remarks on the diagnosis of diseases of the nasal cavities
Baber, E. Cresswell H. K. Lewis London 1886 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Olive green cloth. This is an ex-university library copy from the Anatomical Department Library at the University of Cambridge. It was evidently just for reference, rather than borrowing, as there are no borrowing marks; there are just a few department library stamps. The book is otherwise in VG clean condition. pp. xii, 163 + publisher's catalogue pages. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 102585 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
17 The Comedies of William Congreve [in Two Volumes]
Congreve, William Methuen & Co., Ltd London 1895 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
2 volume set. Condition: good. Cloth faded at the spine and edges. Bump to one corner. Deckled / untrimmed edges. Some foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Bindings sound. Frontis. portrait to volume I. pp. xxxiii, 192, 217. HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103736 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
 
6 Girls and Girls, A Missionary Book
Batty, Miss A. E. et al.; with a preface by Eugene Stock ; various contributors Church Missionary Society London 1897 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Second edition. Original decorative cloth binding, dulled at the spine, and with a small mark on the back board. Minor rubs to spine ends and corners. Attractive Victorian binding. Slight partial crack to the front inner hinge. The binding is otherwise sound and firm. Some foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Pages are mostly free from foxing. Previous owner's name and address erased from the f.e.p. (faint indentations remain). 18.5cm. 128pp. 101551 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
18 Timon, A Play. Now First Printed
Dyce, The Rev. Alexander ; The Shakespeare Society Printed for The Shakespeare Society London 1842 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original blind stamped brown cloth. The cloth has split at each end of the spine, with some minor loss. The binding still holds firm. There are some pale marks to the boards. Written, or transcribed, around the year 1600, this play shares some intriguing similarities with Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, including a scene resembling the banquet given by Timon to his flatterers. Some scattered foxing. There are oval red ownership stamps (for Falstaff Club, Sheffield) on the title page, pages. 33, 81 and 95. pp. 95. 'No. 50' written in contemporary script on the front pastedown and f.e.p. 23cm. 302028 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
7 Avril: Being Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance
Belloc, H. Duckworth and Co. London 1911 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original navy cloth. Good condition. Blind embossed motif on the front board. Gilt titles to spine. Light marks to boards. Light rubs and bumps to edges. Short nick at head of spine. Tiny hole to the front board next to the spine. Previous owner's name and date on the f.e.p. Sporadic foxing. Binding firm. pp. xv, 238. First published in 1904, this is a second reprint in the Readers' Library edition. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 103750 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
19 The Dramatic Works Of Moliére, Volume Fourth [4] : Mélicerte ; A Comic Pastoral ; The Sicilian, Or, Love Makes the Painter ; Tartuffe, Or, The Hypocrite ; Amphitryon ; George Dandin, Or, The Abashed
Moliére ; rendered into English by Henri an Laun, with a prefaratory memoir, introductory notices, appendices and notes. William Paterson Edinburgh 1876 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Lalauze, Adolphe 
Green cloth spine / boards. With 6 etchings (illustrations) on india paper by Adolphe Lalauze - with tissue guards. Page edges untrimmed / rough cut. Some light foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Inner front hinge cracked at f.e.p. Rear inner hinge cracked at rear pastedown / endpaper. Boards are a little rubbed at the spine edges and corners. Top corners slightly bumped. 411pp. 28cm x 19.5cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge for posting to UK islands and Northern Ireland; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. A discount is available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 100897 
Price: 26.00 GBP

 
 
8 William Wordsworth : His Homes and Haunts
Bensusan, Samuel Levy ; with 12 drawings by A. Forestier and 4 portraits. T. C. & E. C. Jack London 1910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
n.d. stated but 1910 [ref. British Library]. The Pilgrim Books series, no. 3. Hardback, green imitation / mock leather-type boards. Green endpapers. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing. 80pp. 101386 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
20 Eldorado [Signed by the Author, Baroness Orczy]
Orczy, Baroness Hodder and Stoughton London 1913 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
Publication date not stated but Eldorado was published in 1913 and dedication date on the f.e.p. is August 1913. Inscribed and SIGNED by Baroness Orczy on the f.e.p: 'To Alice Pincham. With my dear love, Emmuska Orczy, August 1913'. Original red cloth, with pictorial onlay to the front board and gilt lettering. Lettering dulled. There is a forwards lean to the spine and the spine is faded, with some small marks. The cloth is fraying at the spine ends and corners a little rubbed. The binding is firm and hinges good. Some foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and prelims. A few pages have been badly cut / miscut and have roughly torn foredges. I like to highlight every defect but this is still a good copy, with a nice inscription from the author. pp. x, 374. 19.5cm. 104705 
Price: 200.00 GBP

 
 
9 Donald Ross of Heimra
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. Cloth is a little rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Occasional light foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1894. 368pp. 18cm. 100412 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 The First Book of Krab : Christmas Stories for Young and Old
Parry, Edward Abbott ; with illustrations by Archie Macgregor David Nutt London 1897 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
The binding is shaken - weakened. Some grubby marks to pages. A couple of dates written in the margins. Contemporary gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. Page edges untrimmed. Pictorial cloth boards - a little rubbed at spine ends and corners. 132pp. 100874 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
10 Stand Fast, Craig-Royston!
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Occasional light foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The top of the textblock edge has a mark [likely water mark] - pages themselves not affected. New and revised edition of 1894. 408pp. 18cm. 100415 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
22 Modern Painters, 5 Volumes: Volume I Of General Principles and of Truth; Volume II Of the Imaginative and Theoretic Faculties; Volume III Of Many Things; Volume IV Of Mountain Beauty; Volume V Of Leaf Beauty, Of Cloud Beauty, Of Ideas of Relation.
Ruskin, John George Allen Orpington, Kent 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
5 VOLUMES OF 6 - this set lacks Volume VI which is the Index volume. Original brown cloth with gilt lettered spines. Some rubs to the board edges, some fraying to the cloth at the spine ends, some marks to the boards. Some inner hinges are lightly cracked; bindings sound. Volume III has a small amount of mottled fading from old damp exposure to the bottom edge of the rear board. Sporadic foxing through all volumes and outer closed textblock edges. Some volumes have pencilled names and dates on the f.e.p. and/or front pastedown. VOLUME I pp. lxiii, 425; VOLUME II pp. xxvii, 264; VOLUME III pp. xvi, 351; VOLUME IV xii, 420; VOLUME V pp. xvi, 364 + numerous plates. Despite flaws this is a good, sound working set. They are extremely HEAVY. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - aN additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard rate is likely to be expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. Volumes measure 30cm x 22cm. 103450 
Price: 125.00 GBP

 
 
11 The New Prince of Fortunatus
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. G. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed with minor loss at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Some flattened creases to the first few text pages. Surface wear to the paper of the front pastedown and endpaper - disintegration to the surface of the paper, with a couple of small holes. Very small ink mark to the tip of some pages in the middle of the textblock. Binding is nice and firm still. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1894. 411pp. 18cm. 100414 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer Under Other Signatures; to which added his confidential correspondence &c. Vol II only (Bohn's Standard Library edition)
Wade, John ; Junius George Bell & Sons London 1881 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Bohn's Standard Library edition. Cloth; frayed and nicked at the spine, with a couple of short splits at the spine. Rear inner hinge has been strengthened with archival paper repair tape. Small water stain to the top edge of the rear pastedown and endpaper. pp. xc, 458 + publisher's catalogue pages. Pages are clean. A good reading or reference copy. 301995 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
12 White Heather, A Novel
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. In good condition. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - some small loss at head of spine. Occasional light foxing to pages. Pale white mark on the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1893. 477pp. 18cm. 100413 
Price: 16.00 GBP

     
 
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Pictures in Colour of Oxford, with its University and Colleges. Containing 50 beautifully coloured pictures of the city, surroundings and University of Oxford., Alfred Savage
Pictures in Colour of Oxford, with its University and Colleges. Containing 50 beautifully coloured pictures of the city, surroundings and University of Oxford.
Alfred Savage
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The Comedies of William Congreve [in Two Volumes], Congreve, William
The Comedies of William Congreve [in Two Volumes]
Congreve, William
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Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden., Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton
Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton
60.00 GBP
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4 Volumes: The Wreck of the Golden Mary; Mugby Junction; The Seven Poor Travellers; No Thoroughfare [Christmas Stories from 'Household Words' and 'All the Year Round'], Charles Dickens and Others; 'No Thoroughfare' by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
4 Volumes: The Wreck of the Golden Mary; Mugby Junction; The Seven Poor Travellers; No Thoroughfare [Christmas Stories from 'Household Words' and 'All the Year Round']
Charles Dickens and Others; 'No Thoroughfare' by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
65.00 GBP
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The Love Letters of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh - Complete in 2 Volumes, Carlyle, Thomas ; Welsh, Jane ; edited by Alexander Carlyle
The Love Letters of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh - Complete in 2 Volumes
Carlyle, Thomas ; Welsh, Jane ; edited by Alexander Carlyle
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Modern Painters, 5 Volumes: Volume I Of General Principles and of Truth; Volume II Of the Imaginative and Theoretic Faculties; Volume III Of Many Things; Volume IV Of Mountain Beauty; Volume V Of Leaf Beauty, Of Cloud Beauty, Of Ideas of Relation., Ruskin, John
Modern Painters, 5 Volumes: Volume I Of General Principles and of Truth; Volume II Of the Imaginative and Theoretic Faculties; Volume III Of Many Things; Volume IV Of Mountain Beauty; Volume V Of Leaf Beauty, Of Cloud Beauty, Of Ideas of Relation.
Ruskin, John
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Brahms (Bell's Miniature Series of Musicians), Antcliffe, Herbert
Brahms (Bell's Miniature Series of Musicians)
Antcliffe, Herbert
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The Queen's Empire: A Pictorial and Descriptive Record, illustrated from photographs, Arnold-Forster, H. O. (introduction by)
The Queen's Empire: A Pictorial and Descriptive Record, illustrated from photographs
Arnold-Forster, H. O. (introduction by)
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