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MACEDO CABRAL, Clara (2015)
“The Last King of Portugal and Maggs: an Anglo-Portuguese Alliance” by Clara Macedo Cabral:Enquire
Hardcover limited edition of 400 numbered copies with decorated endpapers, fully illustrated throughout, including two foldout plates. Wales, The Gomer Press.
TRIGG MARITIME ARCHITECTS (c.1880)
19th Century model of an Oriental Steam YachtEnquire
Measures including box 152cm by 87cm by 43cm. The model features three masts fully rigged and flying burgees and a red ensign. The decks are fitted with cannon, anchors, a bilge pump, a capstan, companionways, fire buckets, water barrels, the helm and a compass. Enclosed viewing platform on the upper deck.
IWAMIYA Takeji (1962])
44 Original Photographs of Sado IslandEnquire
Vintage prints each measuring between 25x16 to 25x19,5cm. Minor wear, a few images with small tear in the margin, 3 images with damage to surface, several images with with red lines indicating cropping for publication purposes, but overall in very good condition. Together with a signed copy of the first Asahi Shimbun edition. No. 994 of a limited edition of 2000 copies. Folio. Original cloth-backed boards in dustwrapper (lacking slipcase). Tokyo, dated: Showa 37 [i.e.
BERLIOZ Hector.; HOPKINSON Cecil (1951)
A Bibliography of the Works of Hector Berlioz. 1803-1869Enquire
Illustrations. First edition, limited to 320 copies on Mellotex paper, 20 copies on Hodgkinson hand-made paper, this one of 2 copies printed for the author on Japanese Vellum, hors commerce. 4to., full green crushed morocco, lettered and ruled in gilt, gilt turn-ins, signed Zaehnsdorf, marbled paper pull-off case. Edinburgh, The Edinburgh Bibliographical Society.
MORRIS William (1980)
A Book of Verse. A facsimile of the manuscript in the Victoria and Albert Museum LondonEnquire
One of 62 copies bound in vellum, from a total edition of 325 copies. Facsimile after an original manuscript by William Morris, with titles and various initials in gilt, blue and red throughout, along with illustrations and floral borders in multiple colours throughout after Edward Burne-Jones, Charles Fairfax Murray, William Morris and George Wardle. Out of series copy. Large 8vo., 21 x 28cm, pp. [i - vi], 1 - 51, [52 - 56]. Publisher's original full vellum with repeating gilt tooled pattern, upper board with 'G.B.J' lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, including publishers' prospectus loosely tipped in and all together in publishers green cloth slipcase. Yorkshire, Scolar Press.
A Brief Account of the Proceedings of the CommitteeEnquire
appointed by the yearly meeting of Friends, held in Baltimore, for promoting the Improvement and Civilization of the Indian Natives.First English edition. 8vo. Twentieth-century half red morocco, joints rubbed. viii, 9-47pp. London, Phillips & Fardon,
LAWRENCE T.E (1919)
A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Under the Command of General Sir Edmund H.H. AllenbyEnquire
[Edited by Harry Pirie-Gordon.] Illustrated with many maps. First edition. 4to., original printed wrappers, cloth spine. Cairo, Produced by Government Press and Survey of Egypt and Published by the Palestine News.
PLATT Thomas Pell (1823)
A catalogue of the Ethiopic manuscripts in the Royal library of ParisEnquire
and in the library of the British and Foreign Bible Society, etc.
4to , 84, , text in Ethiopic & English types, last leaf with errata, folding frontispice, original boards
London: R. Watts. Sold by Treuttel, Würtz, and Co., [and others]
BETJEMAN John (1983)
A Catalogue of Works by Sir John Betjeman from the Collection of Ray Carter with an Unpublished Poem. Illustrations by John Piper, Phillida Gili and Glynn Boyd Harte and an Introduction by Philip LarkinEnquire
First edition. Tall 8vo., original quarter red cloth, salmon paper boards, dust jacket. London, Warren Editions.
HURLEY Frank ([1911-14])
A Cavern beneath the Coastal Ice CliffsEnquire
Blue-carbon print. 585 by 440mm. Mounted on board with the original Fine Art Society label on the verso, titled in manuscript and numbered "95". A very fine copy with deep tones, minor areas of retouching done at time of printing. London, Fine Art Society,
PRINCE Thomas (1736)
A Chronological History of New England in the form of Annals;Enquire
being a summary and exact account of the most material transactions, and occurences relating to this country, in the order of time in wherein they happened, from the discovery by Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the arrival of Governor Belcher, in 1730. With an introduction containing... the gradual discoveries of America and the progress of the reformation to the Discovery of New England. First edition. Vol. 1 (a part of the intended second volume was published 20 years later). 12mo. Unrestored contemporary calf, the boards with double gilt fillet enclosing a simple blind-stamped roll, the spine in six compartments with raised bands within double fillets, joints repaired [v], xii, 20, 254pp. Boston, Kneeland and Green for S. Gerrish,
ASHENDENE PRESS (1935)
A Chronological list, with Prices, of the Forty Books printed at the Ashendene PressEnquire
Printed in red and black. "Printed for Private Circulation Only". Folio, 4 leaves, bound in original blue printed wrappers with small wood engraving on the front cover, uncut in a later blue cloth case with gilt lettering. Chelsea, The Ashendene Press.
NICHOLSON Ben (1960-1975)
A collection of eight publications, all but one exhibition catalogues, all but one inscribed to Geoffrey and Jane GrigsonEnquire
1. Illustrations. First edition. 4to., wrappers. Zürich, Galerie Charles Lienhard. 1960.
2. Illustrations. First edition. 4to., wrappers. Zürich, Galerie Charles Lienhard. 1962.
3. Ben Nicholson Paintings. Illustrations. First edition. 16mo., wrappers. Methuen Little Library of Art. 1962.
4. Illustrations. First edition. 4to., wrappers. Zürich, Galerie Gimpel & Hanover. 1966.
5. Illustrations. First edition. 4to, wrappers. Basel, Galerie Beyeler. 1968.
6. Illustrations. First edition. 4to., wrappers. Basel, Galerie Beyeler. 1973.
7. A Tribute to Ben Nicholson. Illustrations. First edition. Small square 4to., wrappers. London, Crane Kalman 1974.
8. Illustrations. First edition. 4to., wrappers. Zürich, Galerie André Emmerich. 1975.
The collection housed in a custom made folding box.
A Collection of the Regulations passed by the Board of Civil Commissioners for the Seychelles IslandsEnquire
First edition. 8vo. Later half cloth over marbled paper boards rather worn, a little waterstaining and soiling to front pastedown and free endpapers. ,13, 392pp. [?Mahe,
AITCHISON C.U (1931)
A Collection of Treaties, Engagements and Sanads relating to India and neighbouring Countries. Vol. XIIEnquire
Containing the Treaties, &c., relating to Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Assam and Burma.Fifth edition. Large 8vo. Half cloth, buckram boards, with Foreign Office stamp to margin of title and cancellation stamp to verso. [ii], xii, 283, xxiiipp. Calcutta,
OFFICINA BODONI. ; TERENTIUS AFER (1971)
A comedy of Terence called Andria translated into English by Richard Bernard with twenty-five illustrations by Albrecht DürerEnquire
Text edited by Betty Radice, postscript by Giovanni Mardersteig. One of 160 numbered copies of a total edition of 170. 25 illustrations newly cut on wood by Fritz Kredel after Albrecht Durer. Folio (34.5cm.) 122, p., Original parchment-backed paper boards. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Verona, Officina Bodoni.
MACLEAN, Col. C.B (1906)
A Compendium of Kafir Laws & CustomsEnquire
including genealogical tables of Kafir Chiefs and various tribal census returns.First unabridged edition. Small 8vo. Original cloth, titled in gilt on upper board. viii, 171pp. Grahamstown (Eastern Cape, South Africa), J. Slater,
CROSSKILL John (1833)
A Comprehensive Outline of the Geography and History of Nova Scotia, from the Discovery of America to the Reign of Queen Victoria IEnquire
Folding map, engraved frontispiece. 16mo. Original printed wrappers, stab sewn. Covers worn and soiled, a few small chips. Content spotted in places and a little soiled, minor fold separation and tape repairs to map, contemporary manuscript notes to rear free endpaper.,[2blank],5-76pp. Halifax (Nova Scotia), Printed for the Author,
BROUGHAM Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham & Vaux (1804)
A Concise Statement of the Question regarding the Abolition of the Slave TradeEnquire
Third edition. 8vo. 20th century quarter green calf over buckram, gold title to spine. Scattered foxing, light dampstaining. Stab hole through B2-E7, minimal loss, but occasionally affecting text. Two instances of pencil marginalia offsetting onto facing page. (A-F8,G4,H2.) 108pp. London, Hatchard, Longman & Brooke,
RUSSELL Bertrand (1900)
A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of LeibnizEnquire
First edition. 8vo (230 x 155mm). xvi, , 311, , pp. Original navy cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards double ruled in blind, edges untrimmed (spine lightly rubbed at head and tail, Blackwell's Bookseller ticket and contemporary ownership inscription in blue ink to the front pastedown, bookplate removed from rear pastedown). Cambridge, The University Press.
ROGERS Captain Woodes (1718)
A Cruising Voyage round the World: First to the South-Sea, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the Cape of Good-Hope. Begun in 1708 and finished in 1711. Containing a Journal of all the remarkable transactions; particularity of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulca Ship, and other Prizes: An account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone for Years and four Months in an island; and a brief description of several Countries in our Course noted for trade, especially in the South-Sea. With maps of all the Coast, from the best Spanish Manuscript Draughts. And an Introduction relating to the South-Sea TradeEnquire
Second edition, corrected. Frontispiece folding world map and four other folding maps (a series charting the Pacific coast from Mexico to Chile). 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled panelled calf, joints professionally repaired, extremities slightly worn. xix, , 428, 57, index, publisher's catalogue pp. London, Pr. for Andrew Bell and Bernard Lintot,