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10 Prints By R. Ackermann + One Other Print Together 11 Prints, All Framed
. A collection of 10 Ackermann prints , all framed and all from the walls of Thornton's Bookshop in Broad street (1835 - 2002) namely: University and Queen's colleges. High street / Oriel college / St. Peter's church / Hall of Exeter college / Merton Chapel Queen's College Chapel / A view of Magpie Lane / The Old Tower / View of Oxford taken from New College tower: (damaged bottom margin) / All Souls College, taken from the top of the Radcliffe Library From A History of The University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings. London: R. Ackermann, 1814. After David Loggan's Oxonia, Ackermann's History of Oxford is the best known of works on that great university. The plates from this volume are justly known as perhaps the aesthetically finest views of the city and its colleges, halls, etc. Their interesting compositions, many showing students, travelers, dons, and so on, are finely depicted with the excellent engraving and vivid, rich colour for which these prints are known. + one other print (not Ackermann) View in Broad-Street in Oxford. J. Farington R.A. delt. J. C. Stadler Sculpt. Pub. June 1, 1793, by J. & J. Boydell, Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, & No. 90, Cheapside. Sepia aquatint. 320 x 220mm. From the 'History of the River Thames'.Abbey: 432. PAYMENT VIA BANK TRANSFER ONLY. COST OF FORWARDING AND INSURANCE IN UK VIA UPS. WE CANNOT SEND THIS COLLECTION ABROAD.
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. Artist: Emery Walker after Edmund Hort New - Published by Edmund Hort New: 17 Worcester Place Oxford A.D. 1923 .Size: Image 331 x 410 mm Sheet 471 x 638 mm The borders of the sheet are very slightly worn, the left hand side with some spotting and a 40 mm. vertical darkened area, the right margin Has a similar 75 mm wide vertical area. ASK FOR PHOTOGRAPHS OF CORNERS AND MARGINS. The image itself is fine and clear.Edmund Hort New ( 1871 - 1931) , English artist, member of the Birmingham Group and leading illustrator of his day was was born in Evesham Worcestershire. He studied at the Birmingham Municipal School of Art under Edward R. Taylor (headmaster of the school) and A. J. Gaskin, becoming known in the 1890s as an illustrator in the black-and-white style of the Arts and Crafts movement. He specialised in pen and ink drawings of rural and urban landscapes, old buildings and their interiors, architectural features, and also designed bookplates. In his early years he worked with Ruskin and other associated Arts and Crafts artists. New provided illustrations for the English Illustrated Magazine and was commissioned by the Bodley Head publishing house to work on critically acclaimed editions of books, such as The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton and The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White.In 1895 New was invited to meet William Morris at Kelmscott Manor, and went on to provide design work for the Kelmscott Press as well as illustrating Morris's two-volume biography by J. W. Mackail. Between 1896 and 1914, New provided hundreds of illustrations for over 50 books for various publishers He also taught drawing to T E Lawrence In 1905 New moved to Oxford where he started work on a series of drawings of the University of Oxford colleges, based on the David Loggan's 1675 aerial perspectives, a project which was to occupy him for the rest of his life and remained unfinished. The drawings were engraved by Emery Walker and sold as the "New Loggan Prints". He also provided further illustrations for a series of books called the "College monographs" New was a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers).Sanders of Oxford describe the printing process as follows: These prints were made through a relatively new process at the time - photo engraving. Like photogravures the print is made by transferring a photo to a copper plate and then printing it. With the E.H. New prints, a contact print of New's pen and ink drawing was made and the large negative attached to a plate which was then exposed in an acid bath, the acid only biting where the negative was clear; thus, creating an engraved plate of New's drawing. The prints were available separately at shops in Oxford such as Ryman's in the early part of the 20th century and are on a cotton wove paper with an anvil watermark i.e. the paper is from stock made for the Kelmscott press.
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18e Eeuwse Plattegrond Van Rotterdam Met Legenda / 18th Century Map of Rotterdam + Amsterdam Panorama.
. Copper engraving , 147 x 187 mm. From: : Modern history: or the present state of all nations. Vol. VIII: Continuation of the German Empire: North part of Upper Saxony, Lower Saxony, Upper and Lower Rhine, and Westphalia, with the present state of the United Netherlands. door SALMON, [THOMAS], Published by London, James Crokatt, 1728. image available.
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The First Saturday in May; an Echo of a Shropshire Lad
. The Tern Press, Shropshire, 1993. Hardcover. First book Edition, limited to 140 numbered copies printed on Lana paper and signed by the publishers, Nicholas and Mary Parry. Landscape small8vo. Unpaginated. Decorated boards. Illustrated with eight black and white wood engravings from drawings and photographs taken at various villages on the first Saturday in May, 1993,by Nicholas Parry. In fine state. No dust wrapper, as issued. A delightful account of the first village cricket match of the 1936 season and the train journey to and from the game. Carr's story was first printed in the cricketing anthology 'Fine Glances', issued three years previously. White and green pictorial paper over boards. Title in red on front cover and spine. outer edge untrimmed. Textured green end papers A charming book on cricket. delightful little story by J.L Carr recalling a match he played at Bridgenorth in Worcestershire in 1936. Strangely, this attractive item is not widely known. Byron Rogers wrote a highly acclaimed biography of JL Carr , but the First Saturday in May is not shown in the list of books written by Carr. It also escaped the attention of Stephen Gibbs in Post Padwick. J.L. Carr. 1912-1994, was one of the great polymaths of the twentieth century, putting his hand to teaching, travelling, novels, and social history, and even serving a stint as a photographer for the R.A.F. Famed for his eccentricity, he went through six publishers, one for each novel he wrote, until he formed his own Quince Tree Press. This is a beautiful and wistful account of a half-remembered pre-war cricket match: 'At least two of us would die in fixtures even then tentatively arranged for our generation." 1993 . Loosely inseted is a handwritten letter by Mary Parry dated 11-9-2004. also herewith: 2 signed etchings in sepia by Nicholas Parry measuring 100 x 150 mm for the actual etchings both mounted and protected by cellophane.
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Voyage Dans la Russie Méridionale & la Crimée Par la Hongrie, la Valachie & la Moldavie Exécuté En 1837. . . Par Mm. De Sainson, le Play, Hout, Léveillé, de Nordmann, Rousseau Et Du Ponceau 2 Volumes
. Ddi Sa Majest Nicolas Premier, Empereur de toutes des Russies. Dessin d'aprs nature et lithographi par (Auguste) Raffet. With 100 tinted lithographs printed on India paper, by Auguste Raffet and printed by Auguste Bry (including additional lithographed title, and 9 other lithographed section titles), all with tissues. Half-title, illus. lithogr. title to face the title-page, with a plate list on verso numb. 1-100. 2 unn. pp. (half title), pp. 3- 64 with descriptive text for the plates nos. 1-87 (no description for the text of the plates 88-100 as usual, so complete). Large folio (530 x 350 mm). Contemp. black half chagrin, back gilt. With heraldic bookplate Louis Mondanton. Paris: Publi par Gihaut Frres, [1838-1848 ] First edition of this rare and complete album of an expedition through Hungary to southern Russia, returning by way of Constantinople and Smyrnia. Plates nos. 1 (frontispiece) - 8, Hungary; nos. 9- 19, Wallachia; nos. 20- 24, Moldova; nos. 25- 30 Bessarabia; nos. 31- 54 Crimea, 1st part; nos. 55- 68, Camp of Vosnessensk, inter alia portrait of Nicolas I; nos. 69- 80; Crimea, 2nd part; nos. 88- 100 show the portraits of the members of the expedition. The present huge work describes and illustrates scenery and exotic architecture, not only of the Russian meridional region, and depicts also uniforms, military camps, costumes, professions, festivities, trade, custom and manners of Armenians, Cossacks, Gipsies, Jews, Russians, Tartars, Turks, etc. An interior of a coffee shop is shown. This scientific journey to southern Russia and the Crimea, etc. was organized by Count Demidoff (1812-70) on behalf of the government. 22 scholars (of which Jules Janin wrote the descriptive text), and artists (of which Raffet was the most important one) accompanied the expedition. Opposite plate 93, (portrait of J. J. Huout) is a 3- page A.L.S. by his son Paul dated Colmar, 1 July 1868 . Prince Demidoff was a famous art collector. His collection was sold in Paris in 1870.- 2 small stamps and stamped number on title, a few slight spots, and some light smudging to margins at the beginning. A nice association copy on large paper. Brunet II, 583; Vicaire III, 167; NBG 13/14, p. 559 & NBG 25/26, p. 578; cf. Atabey 337 (later ed.); not in Blackmer.+ A de Dmidoff: Voyage dans La Russie meridionale et la Crimee, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie, execute en 1837. Paris, half blue morocoo binding, gilt titling. 7+621+(3) pp. pag. 64 plates by affet. Frontispiece: Nicolaas I on horseback . PAYMENT FOR THESE 2 VOLUMES ONLY VIA BANK TRANSFER.
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Catalogue: Russia
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Newcastle Upon Tyne: A Short Account of Its Foundation
Esslemont. Newcastle, David Esslemont, 1980 14pp. 32mo. A small pamphlet published by Esslemont upon the 900th anniversary of the founding of Newcastle: a short account of that history,With Woodcuts . In teh original envelope. (ISBN: 090701402X) .
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Ursprung Und Entwicklung Thierischer Gewebe. Ein Histogenetischer Beitrag Zur Gastrea-Theorie.
. Separat-Abbruck [ = offprint ] aus der Jen. Ueitschrift fr Naturwissenschaft, Bd. XVIII N.F. XI. Bd. - Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1884, 8, [4]71 pp. no front cover. With a signed dedication by the author to Dr. Rudolf Buri dated Jena, 4.8.1894. First Edition! Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919), prominent German biologist, zoologist, and philosopher. He studied medicine and natural philosophy at Wrzburg, Berlin, and Vienna, and became professor of zoology, Jean (1865-1908). He is famous for his work on a number of scientific expeditions to Canary Islands (1866-67), Red Sea (1873), Ceylon (1881-82), Java (1900-01), among others. Haeckel was the first German advocate of organic evolution and early supporter of Darwin and evolution. Haeckel enunciated biogenetic law that in the development of the individual animal the stages in the evolutionary history of the postulating species are repeated, postulating as illustration a hypothetical ancestral form (gastraea) represented by the gastrula stage of the individual; first to draw up a genealogical tree relating the various animal orders. His works include Monographie der Radiolaren (1862), Generelle Morphologie der Organismen (1866), Naturliche Schopfungsgeschichte Anthropogenie order Entwicklungsgeschichte (1868), des Menschen (1874), Studien zur Gastraeatheorie (1877), Monismus als Band zwischen Religion und Wissenschaft (1892), and Weltratzel (1899). DIF DSB.
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Eros and Pornography in Russian Culture/Eros I Pornografiya V Russkoi Kul'ture: Sbornik Statei. (Russian Forbidden Literature/Russkaya Potaennaya Literatura)
. Moskva: Ladomir, 1999; 700pp. coloUr illustrations, tipped in plates, b/w illustrations; fine hardback. This bi-lingual collection of articles addresses a broad spectrum of questions connected to the history and national character of erotica in Russian literature, folklore and art of the 18th-20th centuries. It is based on papers given at the international Russian-American " Conference on Russian Pornography," held at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles) on May 22-24, 1998. In addition, the volume contains a unique set of illustrations the greater part of which was supplied by the collector and bibliophile L.V. Bessmertnykh. CONDITION: NEW.
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Catalogue: Sexuality
Keywords: Wim Meeuws Russian Literature Russian Culture Slavic Russian Folklore Erotica

The Latin Prayer Book of Charles Ii: Or, an Account of the Liturgia of Dean Durel, Together with a Reprint and Translation of the Catechism Therein Contained, with Collations, Annotations and Appendices.
. Oxford, James Thornton, `1880, First Edition xii 203pp hardback, with publisher's catalogue at rear, Archive copy with looseley inserted a handwritten letter by Charles Marshall to the then Mr. thornton, datred 27-2-1882.
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Martinus Nijhoff , 16 Sales Catalogues Containing Russian and Other Slavic Titles
. Issued from the 1960s till 1980. All prepared under the supervision of the eminent antiquarian bookseller Anton Gerits and from Nijhoff's famous address Lange Voorhout 9-11 in the Hague. Most titles are in Cyrillic. We offer: list 701: Russian books on Linguistics, 467 titles; List 721: Russian theatre and music, 241 titles + 14 in Western languages; List 725: religion and church in Russia 547 titles;List 730: Russian geography and travels. 463 titles; List 731: Russian books on the peasant problem and the work of the Zemstvos, 416 titles; List 733: the Decembrist movement, 219 titles; List 734: Russian recollections and diaries, 313 titles + 14 titles in Western languages; List 735: Pre-revolutionary social and political thought, 553 titles + 18 titles in Western European languages; List 739 Rulers over Russia (Czars, Czaritzas, Nobility, Insurgents ) 330 titles; List 741 : Slavic linguistics( this one issued in 1980) items 1 - - 721 in Russian, 722 - 754 in Western languages; List 742: Russian military history and science.(1980) 608 titles + loose insert with11 titles in Western languages; List 744: Communism and the Soviet Union. 410 titles; List 757: Russicana. Education and pedagogy , ethnography, folklore, philosophy, social and cultural life. 277 titles. In addition 3 catalogues as opposed to LISTS: these were numbered separately. Cat. 848: Russian books and periodicals Part I Letters A - N. (1974) 1282 titles, 84 pages; Cat. 849: Russian books and periodicals Part II Letters K - P. numbers 1283- 2634, 88 pages; Catalogue 873: Books on Eastern Europe (1977) 1010 titles, 66 pages.
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Caesar and Hussein. 2 Volumes in Slip-Case,
. 1999, The author's first two novels published in 1930 and 1938 respectively. Neither had been reprinted since. Caesar tells the poignant, autobiographical tale of a panda-leopard. Hussein is a picaresque tale of the adventures of a young Indian boy growing to manhood under the Raj. Patrick O'Brian's gift for storytelling and love of natural history are already well in evidence and both books are excellent entertainment for readers of all ages. With a new foreword by the author. One of the 250 signed copies of the limited edition bound in leather, tooled spines . Copy as new.
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Weblists Signaturebook Signed Books Wim Meeuws Sch1 Bibliophile Limited Editions English Literature Patrick O'brian Leather

The Collected Papers Volume 26 : Cold War Fears and Hopes, 1950-'52
. Introduction by Andrew G. Bone, Routledge, 2020, 1132pp. 15 B/W Illustrations. NEW COPY. Table of Contents: Introduction Andrew G. Bone. Chronology. Part 1: Australian Broadcasts, Lectures, Articles and Miscellanea / 1. Guest of Honour [1950] Three Broadcasts for Window on the World / 2. The World as I See It [1950] / 3. My Philosophy of Life [1950] / 4. What Hope for Man [1950] / 5. Ferment in Asia [1950] / 6. Obstacles to World Government [1950] / 7. Blurb for C. K. Bliss, Semantography [1950] / 8. We and U.S. Can Lead and Help Asian People [1950] / 9. Science Can Help Australia Support More People [1950] / 10. Communism, Capitalism, Socialism [1950] / a. Bertrand Russell Tells Us What Communism Is / b. Private Monopoly Is Bane of Capitalism / c. Greater Democracy Is Socialism's Purpose / 11. Living in the Atomic Age [1950] / a i. Institutions / b ii. Individuals / 12. Refuting the Archbishop of Melbourne [1950] / a. Reply to Dr. Mannix / b. Telegram from Perth / 13. Why Western Australians Should Be Happy [1950] / 14. Land with a Future for Ambitious Youth [1950] / 15. My Impressions of Australia [1950] / 16. Happy Australia [1950] / 17. Hopes for Australia in a Hundred Years [1951] / Part 2: "A Common-Sense Paradise" / 18. If We Are to Survive This Dark Time- [1950] / 19. What Desires Are Politically Important? [1950] / 20. Loquacious Man and His Mind [1950] / 21. "To Replace Our Fears with Hope" [1950] / 22. "What Can I Do?" [1951] / 23. What Does the Single Individual Signify? [1951] / 24. The Future of Science [1951] / 25. "Living in an Atomic Age": Abstract, Foreword and Related Blurb [1951] / a. Provisional Abstract / b. Living in an Atomic Age / c. Blurb for New Hopes for a Changing World / 26. Christianity and Science: Is There a Gulf? [1951] / 27. Prof. Gilbert Murray Honoured [1951] / 28. Are Human Beings Necessary? [1951] / 29. Competition and Co-operation in Politics and Economics [1951] / 30. Denies Categorization as a "Humanist" [1951] / 31. New Hopes for a Changing World [1951] / 32. The Road to Happiness (i) [1951] / 33. Lecture to Young Men and Young Women's Hebrew Association [1951] / a. Life without Fear: A View of Poetry / b. Questions and Answers / 34. Sex Education Is Desirable [1951] / 35. My Faith in the Future [1951] / 36. A Liberal Decalogue [1951] / 37. Prefatory Note to Reprint of "The Elements of Ethics" [1952] / 38. The Road to Happiness (ii) [1952] / 39. How Fanatics Are Made [1952] / 40. Future of the B.B.C. [1952] / 41. Leonardo's Day-and Our Own [1952] / Part 3: Autobiography, Humour, Fiction / 42. Celebrity [1950] / 43. How to Grow Old [1951] / 44. How I Write [1951] / 45. The Use of Books [1951] / 46. Things I Know and Things I Conjecture [1951] / a. Things I Know / b. Things I Conjecture / 47. Bertrand Russell: Biographical Notes [1951] / 48. The Corsican Ordeal of Miss X [1951] / Part 4: Avoiding War / 49. The Fanatics [1950] / 50. Message to Japanese Students [1950] / 51. On Nationalism [1950] Two Letters on Preventive War / 52. Resignation from the Cambridge University Labour Club [1950] / 53. Lord Russell and the Atom Bomb [1951] / 54. Dictatorship Breeds Corruption [1951] / 55. My Plan for Peace [1951] / 56. Why Defend the Free World? [1951] / 57. Soviet Humour-Does It Exist? [1951] / 58. Fifty Years' Movement towards Equality [1951] / 59. Communism and Christian Socialism [1951] / 60. European Unity and the Atlantic Alliance [1951] / 61. China in the Light of History [1951] / 62. The Problem of Germany [1951] / 63. Preface to A World Apart [1951] / 64. The Narrow Line [1951] / 65. Western Values [1952] / 66. How Near Is War? [1952] / 67. One World-Is It Feasible? [1952] / 68. Message to Anti-Franco Protest Meeting [1952] / Part 5: Cold War America at Home and Abroad / 69. On Mass Hysteria [1951] / 70. Every Crisis an Opportunity [1951] / 71. Why America Is Losing Her Allies [1951] / 72. Lord Russell Sees MacArthur Dismissal as "Act of Courage" [1951] / 73. What's Wrong with Anglo-American Relations [1951] / 74. Are These Moral Codes Out of Date? [1951] / 75. Commentary on "U.S.A. The Permanent Revolution" [1951] / 76. Meet the Press [1951] Three Papers on Political Conformity and Civil Liberties / 77. Using Beelzebub to Cast Out Satan [1951] / 78. Bertrand Russell and the U.S.A. [1952] / 79. Bertrand Russell and the U.S. [1952] / 80. Is America in the Grip of Hysteria? [1952] / Appendixes / Interviews and Reported Speech / Multiple-Signatory and Other Non-Authorial Texts / Broadcast Transcripts / Original Non-English Texts. / Missing and Unprinted Papers / Annotation / Textual Notes / Bibliographical Index / Index of Paper Titles / General Index. (ISBN: 9780049200920) .
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Instructions to His Soldiers and Others
. French Poster dated 3 September 1762, measures 342 x 218 mm. ASK FOR IMAGE ON OUR SITE.
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The Progress of Plastic Surgery; an Introductory History
. Oxford, W.A. Meeuws, 1982, paper, xii, 184 pages, as new , paper GM 5768.5. [ see our other entry for the hardback edtiion ].
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The Progress of Plastic Surgery. An Introductory History.
. Oxford: W.A.Meeuws, 1982; xii,184 pp. illus. Mint. hardback in d/j GM 5768.5.
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