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1 Willy and Hugh [Signed copy]
Browne, Anthony Julia MacRae Books 1991 1856810305 / 9781856810302 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. Reprint; same year as the first edition. Signed, with best wishes and with a drawing of an ape, on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Signed Anthony Browne. Clean and tight. In excellent, very near fine condition. Slim and unpaginated children's classic picture book. 106664 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
7 My Wicked Stepmother
Leach, Norman ; illustrated by Browne, Jane Julia MacRae Books 1992 1856811131 / 9781856811132 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. In excellent, clean condition. The binding is firm and pages clean. Very near fine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. 'Tom is absolutely determined not to like his new stepmother, whatever she does, whatever she says... but Tom has quite a lot to learn about stepmothers.' 307713 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
2 Long Sunset: Memoirs of Winston Churchill's Last Private Secretary
Browne, Anthony Montague ; with a foreword by The Lady Soames Cassell London 1995 0304344788 / 9780304344789 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original dark blue boards. Top corners have minor bumps. The binding is firm but a very slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xii, 376. Dust jacket very slightly faded at the spine, a short 1cm tear to the top of the spine, front flap not price clipped but a small crease present. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106950 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
8 Brother and Sister Or, The Trials of the Moore Family
Lysaght, Elizabeth J. ; illustrated by Gordon Browne Blackie and Son Ltd London 1908 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
New edition stated on the title page. Edwardian pictorial cloth binding. Green cloth. Gilt titles. Lightly bumped spine ends and corners. Boards are clean. Prize presentation bookplate on the front pastedown. Some sporadic foxing. Binding is sound and firm. Hinges good. pp. 275, 32 [advertisements]. 103831 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Britannia's Pastorals [A Scolar Press Facsimile]
Browne, William [1613]-1616 The Scolar Press Limited 1973 085417026x / 9780854170265 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Facsimile edition first published 1969 - this is a reprint of 1973. Very good clean condition - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. Not price clipped. The DJ is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve. 135pp. 26.5cm. 100457 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
9 The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914
Martin, F. X. (recollections and documents edited by) ; with a foreword by Eamon de Valera Browne and Nolan Ltd Dublin 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. In very good to near fine condition, in a very good dust jacket. Original red boards. Very lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. First edition. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxvi, 201. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307084 
Price: 41.00 GBP

 
 
4 A Pirate of the Caribbees
Collingwood, Harry [William Joseph Cosens Lancaster] Griffith Farran Browne & Co. Limited [c.1910] Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book Condition: Good. nd. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1900-1910. Blue pictorial cloth. Light marks and spine ends bumped. Presentation prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1911). Front inner hinge is lightly cracked. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. The pages are otherwise in good, clean condition. Black and white frontis. illustration by C. J. de Lacy ; no other illustrations. A later Henry Frowde edition had more illustrations. pp. 343. 304276 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
10 Sir Guy De Guy: A Stirring Romaunt. Showing How a Briton Drilled for his Fatherland; Won a Heiress; Got a Pedigree; and Caught the Rheumatism.
Rattlebrain [George Halse] ; with illustrations by PHIZ [Hablot Knight Browne] Routledge, Warne, and Routledge London 1864 First Edition Leather Bound Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Finely bound in half leather, with red marbled paper boards. Gilt tooling to spine. 5 raised bands. Some minor surface and edge rubs. Marbled endpapers. Full gilt, all three edges - nice and bright. Some quite heavy foxing to preliminary and end pages. Otherwise just light sporadic spots. Binding tight and firm. Verse poem. 167pp. 20.5 x 15cm. [George Halse, 1826-1895; PHIZ, 1815-1822]. 1864. 101171 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
5 Benita, An African Romance
Haggard, H. Rider ; with 16 illustrations by Gordon Browne, R.I. Cassell & Company, Limited London, Paris, New York and Melbourne 1906 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards, somewhat faded at the spine and edges. Some marks to the boards, slight bowing, rubs to the edges. First reprint; first published in September 1906 and this is the first reprint (or second impression), also September 1906. Patterned endpapers. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to pages. Frontis. with tissue guard. A good, solid copy. 344pp. 104708 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
11 6 Volumes of the Sporting Novels: Plain or Ringlets; Ask Mamma; Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds; Handley Cross; Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour; Hawbuck Grange [Jorrocks Edition, Fine Bindings]
Surtees, R. S. [Robert Smith] ; with illustrations by John Leech and Phiz [Hablot Knight Browne] Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd [c.1890] Bouverie Street, London Half Leather Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The Jorrocks Edition. 6 of the 8 Sporting Novels of R. S. Surtees. Two further Sporting Novels were published during his lifetime: Jorrocks Jaunts and Jollities and Hillingdon Hall. Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds was published posthumously in 1865; Surtees died in 1864 [1805-1864]. One further novel was left unfinished at his death; it is called Young Tom Hall. This set of 6 is undated but was published c. the 1890s. They were bound by Truslove and Hanson of Sloane Street, London. Bound in contemporary red half-calf with red cloth boards, marbled endpapers and gilt top edges. Spines gilt in six compartments with raised bands, black morocco title labels in second and third compartments, a horse's head in first compartment, a whip and horseshoe in the fourth, a hound's head in the fifth and a fox's mask in the sixth. Each volume has hand-coloured frontispiece illustrations, with further black and white plates and vignettes in the text. pp. xi, 398; xi, 423; ix, 405; xii, 578; xi, 450; xi, 265. DEFECTS: The bottom corners of the boards of Plain or Ringlets are bumped, there are some minor marks to the bindings including fading to the cloth, short surface crack to the leather of the lower board spine joint of Handley Cross (c. 1cm top edge); the same to the upper board spine joint of Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour (c. 1cm top edge). Inner hinges good, bindings firm, no previous ownership marks, names or inscriptions. The Sporting Novels graced many a library in Victorian country houses and were essential reading for hunting squires. The appeal of the novels was not just limited to the hunting set but his satirical portrayals of Victorian society, including some quite Dickensian characterisations, reached out to a much broader audience as well. The novels are quoted by Siefried Sassoon in is 'Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man' and Rudyard Kipling's 'Stalky and Co.' plus others I am sure. A very handsome, finely bound set. Each volume measures 20cm x 14.5cm. A HEAVY set - 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 may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 103475 
Price: 275.00 GBP

 
 
6 Inside Local Government: A Case for Radical Reform
Henney, Alex Sinclair Browne London 1984 0863000142 / 9780863000140 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in good condition. The red boards have patchty faded streak marks to them. This is hidden underneath the dust jacket but they are noticeable if you remove the jacket. The dust jacket has some bruising and creasing to the top edge, plus a couple of very short nicks. DJ unclipped. In VG clean condition inside; no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding tight and sound. 414pp. 008119 
Price: 5.00 GBP

     



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