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1 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. XCVII January to June 1865
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1865 Half Leather Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners and a rub / abrasion to the marbling of the front board. The spine has darkened in places - has some slightly black marks. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. Joints and hinges all very good. Contemporary armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, for Evan Charles Sutherland-Walker. There is a pale brown stain to the outer closed textblock page edges, affecting most of the textblock; just visible to the page margins at the foredges (pale marks). Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of the first part of the novel, Miss Marjoribanks, by Mrs Oliphant, one of her best known and most successful novels. pp. 1-778. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 105247 
Price: 52.00 GBP

 
16 The Paschal Lamb. A Treatise Explaining the Nature, Design, and Benefit of the Holy Sacrament. With Suitable Devotions, to be used before, at, and after Receiving.
Collected from the Works of A. Bp. Tillotson, Bp. Beverege, Bp. Taylor, Dr. Stanhope, &c. Printed for C.Smith, and E. Curll London 1707 Leather Bound Fair Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
A little religious treatise in contemporary leather binding. The front board is detached. General rubs and wear to the boards. Complete in itself though appears to be part of a larger work. Title page, half-title page. Pagination begins on the half-title at p.255, concluding with a 'Finis' at p. 369. There follows two pages of publisher's other titles. 15.5 x 9.5cm. The first 50 pages are quite browned; the latter 70 pages are brighter, perhaps a different paper quality. Tiny burn hole in p. 255/6. Other minor marks commensurate with age but nothing significant. A couple of pages have short tears; again nothing major. Contemporary previous owner's name on the rear endpaper. 104032 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
2 Arabian Jazz
Abu-Jaber W. W. Norton & Company 2003 0393324222 / 9780393324228 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 374. 309006 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
17 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

 
 
3 Scar on the Stone : Contemporary Poetry from Bosnia
Agee, Chris (edited by) Bloodaxe Books Ltd 1998 1852244151 / 9781852244156 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Very good clean condition paperback. Second-hand but barely read / unread. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 208pp. Original RRP. £8.95. 301078 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 The Eversley Secrets
Everett-Green, Evelyn Blackie and Son Ltd [c. 1925] 1925 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Decorative blue cloth. Publication date not stated but is c. 1925 (this edition). The binding is firm. The boards are bright and clean; very light surface rubs only. Lightly bruised and rubbed at the spine and corners. A contemporary (dated 1929) gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Pages are generally age-toned, not heavily browned, and have some minor foxing. Blackie's Books for Boys and Girls Crown Library series. pp. 224, + 2 page publisher's list at the back. 308424 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 Brief Lives by John Aubrey
Aubrey, John ; a selection based upon existing contemporary portraits edited by Richard Barber The Folio Society London 1994 Hardcover Very Good No Slipcase Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
8th printing of this Folio Society edition. In very good, clean condition but lacks slipcase. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Printed on Hamilton Wove paper and bound in Berkeley cloth blocked with a design by Malcolm Harvey Young. pp. 324. 305513 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 The Life of Our Lord Saviour Jesus Christ; containing a full accurate, and universal history of our Glorious Redeemer; together with the Lives and Sufferings of His Holy Apostles, Evangelists, and Disciples.
Fleetwood, Rev. John Henry Lea, 22, Warwick-Lane, Paternoster-Row [c.1855-1863] London 1855 Leather Bound Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
n.d. Victorian. Publication date not stated. Henry Lea, publisher known to be publishing from this address between 1855-1863 so we can date the book between these years. Bound in contemporary full tan calf; gilt tooled spine, 6 panels, title label chipped, raised bands; geometric border; blind tooled dentelles; all edges gilt. There are a couple of small pale stains to the rear board, two larger patches of staining to the front board at the spine edges. These stains are visible in part to the frontis. and decorative half-title, c. 1 inch to the head and tail of the spine. Some staining to a few of the plates in the latter half of the book and very pale staining to the marginal edge of the last few pages. Hairline crack to the upper board joint, c. 3 inches from the head. The binding is sound and firm. A previous owner or reseller has removed a bookplate from the front pastedown inexpertly - some loss to the surface of the paper and abrasion. Some marks to the endpapers. Flattened creases to the corners of a few pages. pp. viii, 472, [15 plates, engravings + frontis.]. 21cm x 14cm. A VERY 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 may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 103494 
Price: 38.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Connoisseur Magazine, An Illustrated Magazine For Collectors. Volumes 1-25 (1901-1909)
Baily, J. T. Herbert (edited by) Otto Limited [1901-1909] Carmelite House, London 1901 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
A complete run of the first 25 volumes from the first issue, Vol. I September - December, 1901. Each volume contains 4 months and each year comprises three bound volumes. All 25 volumes are uniformly bound in a mid-brown quarter morocco with brown cloth sides. Upper panels are gilt ruled. Bound by Birdsall & Son, Northampton. Some rubs to the leather. Some marks to the boards, including a noticeable spillage stain to the boards of one volume (boards only) and some mild pale biopredation marks to the boards. All joints are very good and the bindings are nice and firm. Inside, all hinges are good. Some volumes bear a contemporary bookplate for a William Arthur Durnford. Some foxing to endpapers and to the few plates with the same paper type as the endpapers. All volumes are generously illustrated throughout, including good quality plates with tissue guards. Some plates are tipped-in on different colour pages. In volume I two of these plates are on black paper and both of these black leaves have become very brittle, cracked and torn. Both black leaves are disintegrating; the illustrations themselves are unaffected. Volume 9 has a small dark ink stain on the spine. An attractive uniform set. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. More photographs can be sent on request. 104586 
Price: 420.00 GBP

 
20 The Visitors and other Stories & Poems
Fortune-Wood, Rowan (edited by) Cinnamon Press 2010 1907090053 / 9781907090059 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
This is the ninth Cinnamon Press competition anthology and unites a strong selection that displays the quality of contemporary writing. In very good, clean condition but with some slight creases to the back cover. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 152pp. 306200 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
6 The Link & Other Stories of the Great Festivals
Baldwin, Mary Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) London 1918 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Hilton, A. A. 
Decorative cloth. A few light marks to the boards. Titles rubbed on the spine. A contemporary (dated 1918) gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Colour frontis. illustration. Binding is a bit weak in a couple of places but still holds and all pages are bound in (none loose). A handful of handling marks / grubby marks in the margins (not many - most pages clean). pp. iii, 63. Little book of religious stories; 7 stories including The Link (Christmas); Daddy's Story (Good Friday); A Little Sister of the King (Ascension Day); and others. 011514 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
21 The Vicar of Wakefield, A Tale
Goldsmith, Oliver ; with illustrations by John Absolon Griffith and Farran London 1860 Leather Bound Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Full mid-brown morocco leather binding with stamped geometric-type design. Spine in six compartments; raised bands. Gilt titles to upper board and spine. Light rubs to the exterior at corners, spine edges, joints but the exterior is overall very good. Inside there both inner hinges are cracked, exposing the binding. Front endpaper loose and rear endpaper missing. Heavy foxing to prelims; otherwise light scattered foxing to pages. Contemporary previous owner's signature, place and date [1862] on front free flyleaf. There are some slightly grubby handling marks to page margins (not extensive). The binding feels quite firm despite the cracked hinges. All edges gilt. 249pp. 18cm. 306326 
Price: 26.00 GBP

 
 
7 Tableaux D'Histoire Générale : Présentation Synchronique des Principaux Événements Contemporains a Travers Les Siècles.
Berthier, J. ; Lauvernier, C. ; Introduction de M. Émile Picard Société Mercasia Paris 1930 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Large folio volume. Red boards faded at the spine and edges. Cloth frayed and rubbed at spine ends and corners. A few pale grey marks to the boards. A brief contemporary gift inscription is written on the second front free endpaper. Book of chronological timeline tables charting French history from the 6th Century B.C. Covers major events thematically - Politics, Religion, Philosophy, Letters, Arts, Sciences, & others. 14.5" tall. French text. 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. 101066 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
22 A Display of Heraldry: Manifesting a more easie access to the Knowledge thereof than hath been hitherto published by any, through the benefit of Method; Whereunto it is now reduced by the Study and Industry of John Guillim; Late Pursuivant of Arms. [Fifth Edition]. To which is added a Treatise of Honour Military and Civil, by Capt. John Logan (Analogia Honorum: Or, A Treatise of Honour and Nobility, According to the Laws and Customs of England.
Guillim, John Printed by S. Roycroft for R. Blome London 1679 Leather Bound Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Fifth edition. Contemporary calf boards, worn and chipped at the edges, rebacked spine and corners, with new cream coloured endpapers and pastedowns.. Not recently rebacked but I would estimate this was done c. 40 years ago. Rubs to the edges of the spine, spine ends, extremities. The binding is firm and sound. pp. frontis, [xii, including title page], 1-317, [ix]; Analogia Honorum (1677) [ii], 181, [ix]. All plates present as per Lowndes [73 plates], plus there are three additional portrait plates: 1. The Rt. Hon. Earl of Craven; 2. The Most Noble George Duke, Marquess and Earl of Buckingham, &c.; 3. Henry Somerset, Marques and Earl of Worcester, &c. 76 plates in total. 37.5cm. Portrait engravings are nice and clear and well-pressed. Guillim's Display of Heraldry contains hundreds of examples of arms throughout the text. One leaf is misbound - in the Honorum pp139-140 is bound in after pp. 140-141. One page in the Guillim is misnumbered; p. 204 is numbered p. 604. There is quite a lot of hand-colouring to the first section (Guillim) with a few touches of colour to the second part (not extensive). Most of the colouring is solely in yellow and quite neatly done. In the Guillim colouring is most significant on pages 18, 20, 24, 30-31, 35, 40-41, 43-44, 47-56, 58-70, 74, 77, 80, 85-94. Up to p. 175 colouring is solely in yellow; pages 176-77 have red and yellow colouring. After that, just yellow resumes (less frequently than in earlier pages). There is a little ink marginalia in the Honorum, p. 171. The Honorum has quite long tears to the bottom edge of p. 143-144, tear to bottom edge of one of the Achievements of Esqrs plates, and long tear to the top edge of another Achievements of Esqurs plates; also a long, partially repaired tear (old but neat repair) to the bottom edge of p. 79-80. In the Guillim, a tear to the bottom margin only of p. 123-124, some black smudge marks in the margins of p. 112, a few tiny burn holes or scorch marks to handful of pages; p. 57-58, 81-82, 109-110, 197-198; plus the same to just a couple of pages in the second half (Honorum). Overall a good, well-bound, solid and complete copy. Please contact us if you have enquiries or require further photographs. POSTAGE: A large and heavy volume. 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 on postage is available if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 105564 
Price: 460.00 GBP

 
 
8 Sermons, Volume The Second (The Twelfth edition)
Blair, Hugh A. Strahan and T. Cadell | W. Creech London and Edinburgh 1789 Leather Bound Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback. Full tree calf with black and red labels to the spine, gilt titles and spine decoration. No raised bands. The upper, or front, board is very nearly detached and hangs by a thread. Lower board is quite firm; has some cracks to the joint. Loss to the spine ends. Heavily rubbed corners. The pages are bright and clean throughout and the textblock binding is firm; a couple of very minor marks only to pages. Contemporary bookplate on the front pastedown. pp. viii, 458, + publisher's list. 21.3cm tall. A quite acceptable reading, reference or repair copy. 309126 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
23 Life and Work of the People of England: A Pictorial Record from Contemporary Sources - The Eighteenth Century
Hartley, Dorothy ; Elliot, Margaret M. B. T. Batsford Ltd High Holborn, London 1931 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original green boards. Corners are slightly bumped, boards are a little bowed and there are general light grey / grubby marks to the boards. A very little light foxing to endpapers. Pages have significantly tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Volume from the Batsford 'People's Life and Work' series. pp. 125. 307038 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Farmer's Boy; A Rural Poem. [The Sixth Edition]
Bloomfield, Robert Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; and Longman and Rees, Paternoster Row, by James Swan. London 1802 Leather Bound Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Contemporary mottled calf, with renewed lighter calf spine. Red morocco title label. Later marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Binding tight and firm. There are small worm traces: a small hole at the base of the front joint, and traces to both the top and bottom of the inner hinges, both front and back. Text pages and text block remain unaffected. Some light scattered foxing. A couple of pencil notes to pages. Two previous owner's signatures. Ribbon page marker present but not attached. With black and white engraved plates and vignettes. Some offsetting from the plates. An attractive little volume. pp. xxxii, 128. [Robert Bloomfield, 1766-1823]. 1802. 16.5cm x 10.5cm. 101167 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
24 Life and Work of the People of England: A Pictorial Record from Contemporary Sources - The Seventeenth Century
Hartley, Dorothy ; Elliot, Margaret M. B. T. Batsford Ltd High Holborn, London 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original blue boards. Bottom corners bumped and there are general grey / grubby marks to the boards. There is a forwards lean to the spine and the spine has darkened / dulled. A little light foxing to endpapers. Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Volume from the Batsford 'People's Life and Work' series. pp. 129. 307037 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Londoner's England
Bott, Alan ; 89 large plates by noted contemporary artists, including 48 lithographs of which 32 are in colour. Avalon Press and William Collins London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Contemporary watercolours and drawings of London and the home counties reproduced by colour and monochrome lithography and by half-tone. Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint; it was first published in 1947. Publisher's original green boards, with red titles. A bump to the base of the spine and tiny bumps to corners. Two previous owner's name and address stamps and name and address written on the front endpaper - all the same owner. Pages and plates are all nice and clean. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the spine ends, with a short tear to the base of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. The DJ is now protected in a loose clear film sleeve. pp. viii, 191, plates. 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. 307749 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
25 Siege Lady: The Adventures of Mrs Dorothy Procter of Entre Quintas and of Divers Other Notable Persons During the Siege of Oporto and the War of the Two Brothers in Portugal 1832-1834
Hawkes, C. P. ; Smithes, Marion ; with illustrations and sketch map by C. P. Hawkes Peter Davies Limited London 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Extracted from the unpublished letters of Mrs Dorothy Procter and from other contemporary sources. Hardback without dust jacket. Original red cloth. The boards are faded at the spine, slightly faded at the edges and have a couple of very small marks. Binding firm. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and first and last few pages. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and inscribed to him, his wife and son on the front endpaper by his father - the author, C. P. Hawkes. The inscription reads to X, J & N (i.e. Christopher, Jacquetta and Nicholas), from CPH August viii: 1938. There are a few pencil proof reading marks / corrections in the text. Good condition. 105900 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
11 Frontier Passage
Bridge, Ann Chatto and Windus London 1943 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. A forwards lean to the spine and the spine is faded to brown and mottled with foxing. Corners lightly bumped. Previous owner's contemporary signature and date on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages are clean, if slightly tanned / darkened. Reprint of December 1943; first published October 1942. A story of Spain and its Civil War, and a pair of star-crossed lovers. pp. 250. 307009 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
26 La Vie Parisienne: A Comic Opera in Three Acts (Contemporary British Dramatists, Vol. LXXIII)
Herbert, A. P. and Davies-Adams, A. Ernest Benn Limited 1929 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Soft back, orange wraps. Light rubs to cover edges. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 77. 031144 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
12 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: 10.00 GBP

 
27 The Odyssey of Homer. Translated from the Greek. [5 volumes, 1752 edition]
Homer ; translated by Alexander Pope Henry Lintot London 1752 Leather Bound Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Five uniform volumes in contemporary calf. Illustrated with copper engraved plates by Paul Fourdrinier; 26 plates in total - 2 preliminaries to Vol. I, followed by 24 numbered plates throughout the volumes. pp. [2], xxxii, 225, [3], 6 plates; [2], 256, 5 plates; [2], 304, [3], 5 plates; 251, [12] index, 5 plates; + separately paginated Homer's Battle of The Frogs and Mice by Mr. Archdeacon Parnel, corrected by Mr. Pope, bound at the back of Vol. V, pp. 24. 16.4 x 10.4cm. Some faults: Vol. I is missing pages 83-86; it does not look like they have been removed but rather that they were never bound in. Facsimiles of the missing pages provided. Vol. II - the preliminary page containing the copyright notice has a small hole (not a worming hole). Vol. III - the top quarter corner of the title page is torn and missing; pages 203 to the end of the text have a historic worming hole to the bottom corner in the margin - a single hole which gets larger towards the end of the book (text not affected). Also in Vol. III p. 299/300 has the top corner of the page missing, text IS affected. Facsimile of these two pages provided. Vol IV has a small historic worming hole through the whole textblock in the foredge margin (text not affected); there are a few other small holes and traces in the foredge margin of the last 20 pages and small holes to pastedowns. Vol. V - the front pastedown has lifted and is loose; there are light pencil scribbles to the f.e.p.; worming damage to the foredge margin of preliminary pages to p. 10; pale brown stain to the edges of pp. 41-44; small grubby brown stain to pp. 49-54; tiny worm hole through foredge margin from prelims to p. 48; Plate B. XXIII and following pages 137-139 have a brown stain in the foredge margin. Rubs and chips to extremities, some cracking to joints of volumes I and II, historic worming damage to the top of the upper joint of Vol. III. All volumes have a previous owner's name written neatly on pastedown. All volumes firmly bound. Still an attractive set of this 1752 edition. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309109 
Price: 425.00 GBP

 
 
13 Victorian & Edwardian Oxfordshire
Chance, Eleanor Amberley Gloucestershire 2008 1848680309 / 9781848680302 Soft Cover NEW 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
New paperback, in excellent fine condition. Brand new, not previously owned. RRP £14.99. 126pp. The photographs, printed here in sepia, depict the farmer and his labourer in the countryside, the traditional industries and the interaction of the city and the university in Oxford. The home life of rich and poor, sports and pastimes, traditional country customs, religious life and education are all depicted in this collection. The text, composed of a series of extracts gathered from a variety of contemporary sources, helps to bring alive these glimpses of life in the county of a time that is only just outside living memory. 047990 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
28 A Concise History of Music, From the Commencement of the Christian Era to the Present Time, for the Use of Students
Hunt, Rev. H. G. Bonavia Cambridge: Deighton, Bell, and Co. 1881 Fifth Edition, Revised Hardback Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Previous owner's name and date [1882] written neatly in brown ink on the front endpaper. A contemporary bookseller's stamp at the bottom of the front endpaper. Boards are a little bumped at spine ends. The binding is just cracked internally at the front hinge, but still holds nice and firm. pp. xvi, 184. Pages are clean. Brown cloth boards. 053209 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 A Compleat History of The Holy Bible, contained in the Old and New Testament, Volume I [vol. I only, incomplete]
Clarke, Laurence Printed for the Author [c. 1737] 1737 Leather Bound Poor Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
This is a POOR condition copy, offered for sale for historic interest / as a textual reference copy. It lacks all plates / illustrations. This copy also lacks preliminary pages, including the title page, and lacks the first few pages of the Preface, beginning with page vii of the Preface to the Old Testament. Dated to the 1737 edition from the pagination (which differs from other editions). pp. vii-xii (preface); 13-616; + index (46 pages, complete). There are a few ink marginal notes. One leaf is loose (pp. 51-54). Contemporary binding is okay - heavily rubbed but boards are attached; half of front pastedown torn away, exposing board underneath and front inner hinge very weak due to the loss of preliminary pages, exposing sewing and underside of leather; rear endpaper removed; some minor historic worming damage to the gutters (mostly confined to the first part of the textblock and text unaffected); pale brown stains to pages 117-129, to the edges of pages 321-328, 353-367, 577-592. A tear in the middle of page 449/450 (no loss to text). Apart from the first few pages of the Preface the text is complete, making this a potentially useful study / reference copy but please note again, LACKS all plates. 24.5 x 19 x 4.5cm. 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. 309002 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
29 A Brief History of Seven Killings
James, Marlon Oneworld Publications London 2015 1780745877 / 9781780745879 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
A 3rd impression. Reprinted twice in 2015 is stated on the copyright page; the book was first published in 2014. The binding is firm and square and pages clean. No names, inscriptions or other marks.Dust jacket not price clipped. In excellent, near fine condition. There are two small dents in the rear board and dust jacket. Winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2015, this edition has no mention of the Booker Prize on the dust jacket or inside. Dust jacket not price clipped [£18.99]. 688pp. 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. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland. 306158 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
15 A Pedestrian Journey: Through Russia and Siberian Tartary to the Frontiers of China, The Frozen Sea and Kamtchatka
Cochrane, Captain John Dundas ; edited and with an introduction by Mervyn Horder The Folio Society London 1983 Hardcover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Printed on white wove paper and bound in cloth, printed lithographically using a contemporary Russian engraving. No names or inscriptions. 217pp. 102723 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
30 Striding Out: Aspects of Contemporary and New Dance in Britain
Jordan, Stephanie Dance Books Ltd Cecil Court, London 1992 1852730323 / 9781852730321 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback, in very good condition. Clean, unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 264pp. 104251 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
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