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THE WORKS OF OUR ANCIENT, LEARNED, & EXCELLENT ENGLISH POET, JEFFREY CHAUCER: by CHAUCER, Jeffrey | SPEGHT, Thomas (edited by, -1621) | LIDGATE, John (c 1370-c 1471)

Third Speght edition and the last black letter edition of Chaucer's works. Folio, in fours (12.5 x 8 ins). [36], 660, (24), (blank leaf). Main text in black letters set in double columns. Illustrated by the engraved Gower portrait frontispiece of Chaucer,...

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$5,200.00


THE DISPATCHES OF FIELD MARSHALL WELLINGTON, DURING HIS VARIOUS CAMPAIGNS IN INDIA, DENMARK, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, THE LOW COUNTRIES, AND FRANCE, FROM 1799 TO 1818 by GURWOOD, Lieut. Colonel (1790-1845) | WELLESLEY, Arthur [ie 1st Duke of Wellington] (1769-1852)

A new edition (as usual). Fourteen volumes, including the index and General Orders. Uniform full calf gilt, by Riviere, (signed), with double labels to spines (in blue and red) and elaborate gilt decoration; marbled endpapers and page edges, occasional li...

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$3,450.00


OLD INNS (THREE VOLUME SET) by EDWARDS, Edwin (1823-79) | EDWARDS, Ruth

Complete in three vols (all published) First (and only) Edition, limited to 150 copies. Letterpress titlepages in red and black. 135 etched plates, mostly with integral text (including frontispiece, additional titles and dedication, some with more than on...

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$2,100.00


KATE GREENAWAY’S ALMANACK 1883-1895 + 1925-1928 (18 VOLS IN TOTAL) by GREENAWAY, Kate

Near complete set of the almanack, all in excellent condition with issues for 1926, 1927 and 1928 with the scarce, clear protective wrappers, and the issue for 1884 in both pictorial card covers and the variant, dark green, moleskin binding. All with orig...

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$1,775.00


THE WORKS OF LORD BYRON by BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord (1788-1824)

First Edition thus, published the year before Lord Byron's death. The first four volumes carry the date of 1823, whilst vols V and Vi carry an 1825 imprint. Demy 8vo (8.5 x 5.5 ins); [xiv], (304); [vi], 360; [vi], (348); viii, 372; [vi], 404; viii, [2], (...

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$1,775.00


THE SEASONS [BY JAMES THOMSON] WITH HIS LIFE, AN INDEX AND GLOSSARY, A DEDICATION TO THE EARL OF BUCHAN AND NOTES TO THE SEASONS [BY PERCIVAL STOCKDALE] by THOMSON, James (1700-48) | STOCKDALE, Percival (1736-1811)

Later edition, first published 1830. Medium 8vo. xxiv, 227, [19] pp. With an engraved frontispiece and four engraved plates by Stothard and others and many fine woodcuts of rural scenes. Finely bound in a very fine and unusual Modernist binding by Zaehns...

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$1,625.00


THE POSTHUMOUS PAPER OF THE PICKWICK PAPERS by DICKENS, Charles (1812-70)

First edition in book form with one first issue point ("S. Veller" on page 342, line 5) This is a slightly later issue with the name on the sign above the pub door corrected to 'Weller' (as opposed to 'Veller') and plates with captions and publisher's imp...

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$1,385.00


THE NOVELS AND MISCELLANEOUS WORKS OF DANIEL DEFOE by DEFOE, Daniel

Fine set of seven volumes including an additional volume of 'Robinson Crusoe' published by George Bell, 1888, uniformly bound with the six volume Bohn set. Crown 8vo (7 x 4.5 ins) Finely bound in half calf over marbled boards with raised bands and contras...

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$1,385.00


THE COLLECTED POEMS OF ARTHUR EDWARD WAITE IN TWO VOLUMES by WAITE, Arthur Edward (1857-1942)

First Edition. Medium 8vo (9 x 6 ins) pp xxxvi, [352] + ix, 352, vii. Photographic portrait frontispiece, by F.A. Swaine) In the original publisher's white cloth with gilt title lettering to spine, spines somewhat darkened; upper boards decorated with an ...

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$1,350.00


CRANFORD by GASKELL, Elizabeth Cleghorn (1810-1865) | THOMSON, Hugh (illustrated by) | RITCHIE, Anne Thackeray (preface by)

Large Paper Copy finely bound by Bayntun of Bath, binding signed, in red half morocco, spine with raised bands, the compartments triple ruled in gilt with gilt date at foot. Top edge of the text block gilt. With 101 illustrations by Thomson. Text set with...

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$1,200.00


CANTO GENERAL by NERUDA, Pablo

First Edition thus, following the special. signed and limited edition, in larger format, issued by Talleres Gráficos de la Nación in Mexico in the same year. This is an exact facsimile of that book in a smaller format. Crown 8vo (7 x 5 ins) pp (575); or...

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$1,150.00


ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL & THE MEN WHO MADE IT (FOUR VOLUME SET) by GIBSON, Alfred & PICKFORD, William (1861-1938)

First Edition. Medium 8vo (9 x 6.5 ins) pp viii + 224; viii + 215; viii + 216; viii + 220. With a frontispiece in each volumes and a total of 103 full page photographic plates and numerous in-text illustrations. This is perhaps the most attractive footbal...

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$1,065.00


BALLOONS by GIBBS-SMITH, C.H

First Edition with the original printed wrappers and the pictorial dust-jacket with turn-ins and glassine wrapper, which is torn in places but 95 percent complete and intact. Folio (16 x 12 ins) 12 colour plates of balloons dating from later eighteenth to...

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$95.00


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