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KANNENGIESZER, E.H.G.,
Sammlung
0. 1821. der in der Koeniglich Grosz= Britannisch= Hannoverschen Gerichten ueblichen Eidesformeln zum Gebrauch fuer Aemter, Stadtobrigkeiten, adeliche= auch Garnison= und Regiments=Gerichte. Dritte verbesserte und sehr vermehrte Ausgabe. Hannover, 1821; 104 pp.; contemporary marbled boards, spine unlettered; cont. name on front blank. Sixteen leaves of contemporary laid paper have been bound in by the first owner, with four further oaths of the same period entered in manuscript, the rest blank. A very rare handbook intended for the use of the judiciary and 'local government' civil servants in the kingdom of Hanover, and also for military trials and court martials, gathered out of the manifold legal and bureaucratic publications in which they were originally to be sought for when needed. Solemnly swearing to carrry out one's duties responsibly appears to have been a condition for being engaged for or appointed to a task or office, and the oaths are often so detailed as to provide unusually real accounts, effectively full job descriptions, of the duties of such village officers as the nightwatchman, the warden of bridges, the tax-gatherer, the turf-moor warden, the "Vogt", the midwife, and so on. The medical profession, doctors, surgeons, apothecaries are equally required to swear specific oaths to carry out their duties responsibly, as is almost anybody serving the public. Ten pages are devoted to "Der Juden-Eid", and revisions thereto; as far as we understand, the authorities seem to be wrestling with the complexity of requiring of a Jewish subject a binding oath, while not expecting him to recognise his God in the Christian God [parts of this text have scattered underlining in contemporary black ink].
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Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Antiquarian Rare German History Jurisprudence Legal History

 
KARASIK, MIKHAIL AND PAVEL GERASIMENKO (EDS.)
Kharmsizdat Predstavliaet Russkii Dada, Oberiu Box,
. Litkonstruktivizm, Leningradskii literaturnyi andergraund [Kharmsizdat presents Russian dada, Oberiu box, Literary constructivism, the Leningrad literary underground] St Petersburg: M.K. & Kharmsizdat, [2003]. 79p. ill. Exhibition and catalogue concept: Mikhail Karasik. Catalogue bound with red thread in the Japanese style. At head of title: Gosudarstvennyi Russkii muzei, Muzei Liudviga v Russkom muzee. Text in Russian and English. Limited edition of 499 copies.
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Book number: F3217
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Keywords: Russian Art Dada Limited Editions

 
KATIN-YARTSEV, M., & A. SHUMKOV (EDS.)
Costume Ball in the Winter Palace. 2 Volumes. (Kostiumirovannyi Bal V Zimnem Dvortse ) Bi-Lingual English-Russian Edition.
. 2003. Volume 1: Album with photographs with biographical references / Al'bom s fotografiiami i biograficheskimi stat'iami. 464pp. 198 photographs, some in colour Volume 2: Research, documents, materials with added notes and a coloured section of the garments worn which moved through various museums in the 1930-ies. Also added a supplement with photographs of the guests at the ball not included in the album as separate pictures. This 2nd volumes is in English only 128pp. Edition of 4000 copies One hundred years ago the office in charge of editing the State papers started work on the creation of a unique album : that of photogravures and photographs of the guests at the costume ball that took place in the winter Palace on 11 and 13 February 1903. The participants all wore 17th century clothing. In the end it was the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna herself who became the editor-in-chief of this album. Only a few copies of the original album survive in libraries and private collections. This edition is not a reprint of that rare 1904 volume, but it is an attempt by the publishers to show the guests of the ball as we see them today, one hundred years later. It is the scene of a bygone era, the last such event in the history of the House of Romanov. Over one hundred photographs have been traced and these have been provided with full biographical details, although many of these notes finish with the lines "fate after 1917 unknown". A number of photographs not included in the 1904 edition have been added here. The main volume contains the photographs with texts in Russian and English. The photographs measuring 140 x 260 mm are magnificent. The 2nd volume, entirely in English, contains the newly found photographs and editorial materials, modern photographs of some of the uniforms, dresses, clothing surviving in some museums in full colours. Fine hardbacks in slip case. forwarding costs vary from country to country, the weight is 6 KG. Please ask for details of shipping (DHL + insurance) before you order. the set is in pristine condition. Many pictures available on our site. NOW OUT OF PRINT. PAYMENT BY BANK TRANSFER ONLY, NO PAYPAL.
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Book number: 092504-17
GBP 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 440.75 US$ 503.05 | JP¥ 55631]
Catalogue: Slavic
Keywords: Weblists2 Romanov Russian History Costume Photography Royalty

 
KEIL, FRIEDRICH SIEGEMUND (ED.)
Des Seligen Zeugen Gottes, Merkwürdige Lebens-Umstände Bey Seiner Medicinalischen Leibesconstitution, Krankheiten, Geistlichen Und Leiblichen Anfechtungen Und Anderen Zufällen, Von Dem Jahre Seiner Geburt 1483 Bis an Seinen Tod 1546
. beschrieben in vier Theilen und so viel Bildnissen, die sich auf Luthers Amtsumstände schicken, sammt Geschlechts-Register aller seiner Nachkommen bis auf gegenwärtige Zeit. Leipzig, bey Friedrich Gotthold Jacobäern, 1764, 4 parts bound in one volume, each with a different portrait of Luther as frontispiece, [14],94,[2]; [2],[93-]237,[3]; [4],184,[2]; [2],[185-]332,[2] pp. the preface to this 2nd edition is dated: Krötzschau, am 29. Sept. 1764. Also includes the preface to trhe first edition dated: Zeiz, am 5.März 1753. Part 1: Von dem Jahre seiner Geburt 1483 bis auf das Jahr 1520. - Part 2: Von dem Jahre 1521 bis auf das Jahr 1529. - Part 3: Von dem Jahre 1530 bis auf das Jahr 1541. - Part 4: Von dem Jahre 1542 bis an seinen Tod 1546. text irregularly browned Previous owner has added some annotations in i9nk on blank preceding title and on l;ast blank in contemp full calf binding, decorated spine with 5 raised bands, and leather title label. binding worn, esp. at corners, spine lacks small part of about 1 cm at the top, outer hinges partly split.
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KEILL, JOHN ( 1671-1721 )
An Introduction to Natural Philosophy Or, Philosophical Lectures Read in the University of Oxford, Anno Dom. 1700
. To which are added, the demonstrations of Monsieur Huygens's theorems, concerning the centrifugal force and circular motion / By John Keill M.D. Savillian Professor of Astronomy, F.R.S.. Translated from the last edition of the Latin. The second edition. London : printed for J. Senex, W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn, and T. Longman, MDCCXXVI [ 1726 ], xii,306pp. :; 8°. Lacks the final advertisement leaf. Inscr. and smudges in ink on title ,name in ink on first page iii of preface. Text quite bright, but with occas. light soiling. P. 69/70 with heavier brown spot on centre right hand sideTitle page frayed at bottom ( see image) , last 40 pp wwith more marginal browning, and somewhat creased in top inside cornersleaf 305/306 with heavier staining , small hole in the centre not affecting the illustration and frayed sat the bottom. The ornaments are those used by Henry Woodfall. Illustrated with numerous engravings and diagrams. Keill, John 1671-1721, mathematician and astronomer, was born in Edinburgh.. He was the deputy to Dr. Millington, Sedleian professor at Oxford, and seems to have joined Christ Church (ib. ii. 26). His lectures were from the first highly successful. They were printed in 1701 under the title "Introductio ad Veram Physicam " and became well known on the continent. Halley is said to have pointed out numerous errors in the first edition, but in a friendly manner. (ib. i. 90). The book was first published in Latin in 1701 Two additional lectures and many corrections were introduced into the second edition, published at Oxford in 1705. Other editions appeared in London in 1715, and at Cambridge in 1741. In a translation into English, published in 1736, Maupertuis, who suggested the venture, appended his theory of the ring of the planet Saturn. The "Introductio" was considered Keill"s "best performance" and it was generally welcomed as an excellent introduction to the "Principia" of Newton He was much Newton's client in the priority dispute with Leibniz. One of few Newton supporters with High Church patronage he was crucial in fighting Cartesianism and mechanical thinking, stating natural theology should be subordinated to the Scripture. His lectures were well regarded with the first translation into English. In a new polished cloth binding with the central leather panel of trhe original binding preserved and recessed in the front board (see image).
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KERGUELEN TREMAREC, YVES JOSEPH DE,
Relation D'un Voyage
0. 1771. dans la Mer du Nord, aux cotes d'Islande, du Groenland,, de Ferro, de Schettland, des Orcades & de Norwege; faite en 1767 & 1768. Paris, 1771; 4to; viii, [iv], 220 pp. with 10 engraved plates [3 folding], and 8 maps [7 folding]; title printed in red and black with a fine engraved vignette, two further fine copper-egraved vignettes; AN UNCUT COPY IN THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S MOTTLED BLUE PAPER-COVERED BOARDS with a contemporary hand-written paper label on the spine; edges worn and rubbed, short marginal split to rear hinge at head of spine, very slight loss at base of spine, surface of boards expertly restored, very small damp-stain in extreme top margins of c.30 pages, minute worm-holes in inner margins of c. 12 pages and to last 20 pages, affecting a few letters. First edition. Internally a clean fresh copy overall, in the original boards. The famous plates are engraved after Eisen. This copy is complete with the sixth leaf of the prelims, printed on one side only ("Avis au Relieur" with list of maps and plates giving relevant pages). This leaf is frequently lacking, having then been discarded by the binder after use. see: Chadenat, n°607 ; Sabin, n°37617 ; Cox, II, 21.
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Keywords: Ianweb Antiquarian Travel French Maritime Naval History Rare Travel and Exploration Illustrated Scotland Scandinavia Greenland Iceland Orkney Lapps

 
KETT, HENRY, (REVD.)
The Flowers of Wit, Or, a Choice Collection of Bon Mots, Both Antient and Modern; with Biographical and Critical Remarks
. 2 volumes bound on one. 1st ed. London: printed for Lackington, Allen, and Co. 1814. : 12mo: XXIV, 216; 220pp. half dark green leather binding with 4 raised bands, title and decor. in gilt on spine, marbled paper covered boards. Ex-libris of Jacob Ley, Student of Ch. Ch. (Christ Church ) and vicar of St. Mary , Magdalene Oxford A.D. MDCCCXLVII. leather of the spine sl. creassed/cracked. ? Kett was author of some didactic works and books for children, The Revd. Jacob Ley was a friend of Lewis Carroll's father and Lewis Carroll (Dodgson) stayed with Ley after arriving in Oxford on 24 January 1851 [ DR 1 ].
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Book number: 093174
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KINGSTON, WILLIAM H.G [KATE GREENAWAY FRONTISP.],
Infant Amusements;
0. 1867. or, how to make a Nursery Happy. With practical hints to parents and nurses on the moral and physical traing of children. London: Griffith and Farran, 1867; xviii, 183pp. [32pp. catal.] with frontis. and other illustrations, and some musical notation; publisher's brick-red cloth, decorated in gilt and black; extremities partly worn, very slight rubbing & short split (c.5mm.) at head of spine, early ownership entry on fr.f.e.p. Of great interest in itself as an early practical guide in the field of what would now be classified as kindergarten and pre-school education - drawing heavily on German sources - by an author better remembered for his children's stories, this volume is now mostly sought after because its frontispiece is Kate Greenaway's first published book illustration. Rare.
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Book number: IS00365
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Keywords: Ianweb Children's Books Education Illustrated Kate Greenaway Kindergarten Antiquarian Rare Ian Victorian

 
KLEIST, H.V.,
Saemtliche Werke Und Briefe in 6 Baenden.
. Hrg. v. Wilhelm Herzog. Lpz. Insel-Vlg. 1908-11; each vol. ca.400pp. with frontisp. port. and several folding facs.; publ. quarter vellum; spines very sl. rubbed at heads, and a little stained or discoloured, bds partially min. faded & min. rubbed at edges. A very attractive edition. Sark. 927 ; Sarkowski 927; 1. - 3. Dramen.- 4. Erzählungen.- 5. Gedichte und Essays. Briefe I.- 6. Briefe II. Binding designed by E.R. Weiß. first edition. [ DL 2/1 ].
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Book number: 013709
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Keywords: German-Lot German Literature Rare Antiquarian Bibliophile

 
KRESSE, HANS G., & DIRK HUIZINGA.
De Jeugd Van Eric de Noorman, Delen 1 -3 En de Avonturen Van Eric de Noorman Delen 7 - 9; 15 - 20,
. totaal 12 delen, vrijwel nieuw, ongelezen, 2 nog in shrinkwrap. Den Haag, Uitgeverij Panda, 1976 - 1982, eerste drukken van de herdrukken in groot octavo formaat, met stofomslagen, een klein scheurtje in een vande omslagen, een paar delen hier en daar met minimale beschadigingen aan randen van de omslagen. Heel mooie set. De jeugd van Eric de Noorman delen 1 - 3: 1: Tocht naar het graf van Eric de Veroveraar. 2: Paleisrevolutie in Thule. 3: Jacht op Gondar / Troonstrijd op de Elsnö-eilanden. De avonturen van Eric de Noorman: 7: De zoon van Eric. De Zwarte Ruiter. De boog van Allard. De Koning der Steppen. 8: Het Tyrfing-mysterie. De Twintig Laatsten. Strijd om Heidrun. De prijs der wrake. De vloek van het goud. 9: Het moerasmonster. Het Land der Duisternis. De burcht van Myrkven. De heer der Heruli. 15: Ingrid. Het bronzen paardje. De Stormvogel. De ring van Fergus. 16: De vissers van de Zwarte Klip. Het recht der lange lansen. Wigberths wraak. De onwillige held. 17: De huid van de beer. De schaduw der steppen. De Vlammende Gesel. Het zevende paardje. 18: De ring van Honoria. De laatste slag. (omslag van dit deel met lichte beschadigingen aan achterste rand van omslag ) 19: De gezworenen. De pelsjager. Het wolvenjong. 20: Het raadsel Egil. De stille strijd. De eerloze krijg. zware zet. Kosten naar Nederland per DHL 23 pond sterling.
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Book number: F1920
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Keywords: Dutch Cartoon Nederland Comics

 
LARIN, B.A. , A.A. ZHDANOVA (EDS.)
Pskovskii Oblastnoi Slovar' S Istorischeskimi Dannymi. Volumes 1 - 8
. Edited by Boris Aleksandrovich Larin; Leningradskii gosudarstvennyi universitet imeni A.A. Zhdanova. Mezhdkafedral'nyi slovarnyi kabinet imeni prof. B.A. Larina. Brtiish library entry ststes : sost. IU.I. Borkovskii .. [et al.] ; [red. koll. B.A. Larin .. [i dr.], redaktory L.A. Ivashko, I.S. Lutovinova, M.A. Tarasova.Leningrad : Izd-vo LGU, 1967 - 1990, a rare set of the earlier volumes 1 - 8 . bound set [Pskov Regional Dictionary with Historical Data].
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Book number: F3020
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Keywords: Russian Dictionaries Linguistics

 
LASKER-SCHUELER. E.,
Die Kuppel. Der Gedichte Zweiter Teil.
. Mit einer Einbandzeichnung der Verfasserin. Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1920; 117pp.; orig. illustrated (soiled) boards rebacked , title label has been replaced by a new calligraphed title after the lettering on the original front board. label v. sl. occas. foxing. First edition, Raabe 182,WG 15, 2 [DL 2/1].
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Book number: 010071
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LASZWITZ, KURD,
Auf Zwei Planeten.
0. 1898. Roman in Zwi Büchern. 2. Auflage. 3. und 4. Tausend. Two volumes, Weimar, Emil Felber, 1898; iv, 421, [iii], iv, 545, [i] pp.; cont. German half cloth, spine lettered in gilt and with a small ornament, patterned endpapers; spines dull and a little dusty, very small split in one hinge, boards rubbed, scattered light or darker beige/grey stains to title-pages and a few other pages, not affecting legibility, corners of two pages torn away at edge of top outer margin. An acceptable copy of this very uncommon early work of science fiction, including air travel and space travel, Martians, and more.
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Book number: IS002180
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Keywords: Ianweb German Science Fiction Early Science Fiction Rare Antiquarian

 
LERBERGHE, CHARLES VAN,
Entrevisions.
0. 1898. Bruxelles, Paul Lacomblez, 1898; 149 pp.; publisher's flexible plum-coloured suede, green and gilt floral endpapers [actually a pattern of leaves], original decorative printed wrappers bound in. First edition. No. 340 of 385 copies, of a complete edition of 400 copies. Numbered and initialled by the publisher.
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Book number: IS002066
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Keywords: Frenchall Ianweb French Literature Belgian Symbolism Belgium Rare Limited Editions Bibliophile

 
LICHTENBERG, GEORG CHRISTOPH
G.C. Lichtenbergs ( Ausführliche) Erklärung Der Hogarthischen Kupferstiche Mit Verkleinerten Aber Vollständigen Copien Derselben Von E. Riepenhausen. Lieferungen 7 - 14
. ( Lfg. 11 once in the 16mo edition and once in the larger 8vo. edn. ) Goettingen, Heinrich Dieterich, 1801. Siebente Lieferung. Mit zusaetzen nach den Schriften der englischen Erklaerer. IV,151pp. bound together with Elfte Lieferung.. 1809,153pp. in original marbled boards and green handwritten title label, signature on f.e.p. ; Achte Lieferung , 1805, 76pp. bound together with neunte Lieferung, 1806,64pp. and with zehnte Lieferung 1808 48pp. original marbled boards, handwritten title label, 8vo edn. Signature on f.e.p. ; Elfte Lieferung 1809, 60pp. with Zwoelfte Lieferung 1816,74pp. in recent marbled paper covered boards, 8vo. edn. ; dreizehnte Lieferung , 1833, XII,118pp. now entitled J.P. Lyser's [Johann Peter Theodor Lyser ] ausführliche Erklärung der Hogarthischen Kupferstiche etc..;with Vierzehnte Lieferung, 1835,XVI, 132pp. now edited by Dr. Le Petit. Together in 3 small 8vo. volumes and one 16mo. Some foxing, no illustrations. Lichtenberg described the satirical details in William Hogarth's prints.
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Book number: F2805
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LLOSA, MARIO VARGAS, .
La Libertad Y la Vida
. Pontificia Universidad Católica Del Perú - Planeta, Lima - Perú, 2008, Compuesto en gran medida por material documental y fotográfico de la exhibición "Mario Vargas LLosa la Libertad y la Vida" presentada en Lima, Agosto-Septiembre 2008. La documentación que aparece en este volúmen forma parte de los archivos personales del escritor y de la colección Mario Vargas Llosa. small folio sized volume in slip case, 251pp. numerous photographs in colour and b/w/ WITH AN AUTOGRAPH DEDICATION BY THE AUTHOR, DATED OCTOBER 2008 AND HIS SIGNATURE. apart from a tiny tear in one of the corners of the slip case the volume is as new.
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Book number: F1921
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 167.5 US$ 191.03 | JP¥ 21126]
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Keywords: Bibliophile Nobel Prize Literature South America Peru Pervian Spanish

 
LÖFFLER FRIEDERIKE LUISE,
Neues Kochbuch Oder Geprüfte Anweisung Zur Schmackhaften Zubereitung Der Speisen, Des Backwerks, Des Confekts, Des Gefrornen Und Des Eingemachten
. Oekonomisches Handbuch für Frauenzimmer, Ersten Bandes, welcher das Kochbuch enthält , Erste Abtheilung.8. verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. Stuttgart, Joh. Friedrich Steinkopf, 1833,XII,612pp. in orig. quarter calf with marbled paper covered boards,rather foxed throughout,, corners bumped.As the editor points out, 41 new recipes have been added.
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Book number: F3037
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Catalogue: Rare
Keywords: Kochbuch Kookboek Cuisine Keuken Kitchen Kochrezept Rare Antiquarian Webslists2

 
LYSONS, DANIEL & SAMUEL,
Buckinghamshire.
0. 1813. Full title: Magna Britannia; being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Britain. Vol.I, Part III containing Buckingahamshire. London, 1813; [vi], pp.509-742, [ii], with folding map, minimally col'd, & 12 copper-engr. plates;.cont. cl. splash-mark on front cover, uncut; stitching completely broken at p. 496/7, v. sl. spotting; loosely inserted are the revised sheets of the "Additions and Corrections", a new version of pp. 683-728. The Buckinghamshire Part of the Lysons rare British topographical history. First Edition, plainly bound but completely uncut.
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Book number: IS035162
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Keywords: Ianweb English Topography Buckinghamshire Rare

 
MACDONALD, GEORGE,
At the Back of the North Wind.
0. 1871. London, Strahan & Co. 1871; viii, 378 pp. 13 pp. advertisements, with illustrations by Arthur Hughes; publisher's purple cloth, spine and front cover illustrated in gilt and black; neatly recased, spine laid down and minimally worn at extremities, boards somewhat dull and faded, the gilt on the picture inset in the front cover also faded, and partly rubbed away, rear board lightly stained or discoloured, contemporary gift inscription on half-title. First issue of the first edition of Macdonald's most-loved children's book.
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Book number: IS00742
GBP 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 669.5 US$ 764.12 | JP¥ 84502]
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Keywords: Ianweb Ian Antiqurian Rare Children's Books Fairy Tales Fantasy Juvenile Victorian Chrstianity Religion Literature Illustrated

 
MACKINTOSH, JAMES
Vindiciae Gallicae: Defence of the French Revolution and Its English Admirers Against the Accusations of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke
. "Including some Strictures of the late production of Mons. de Calonne". London: G.G.J. & J.Robinson, 1791, "third edition, with additions"; [4] xiii + 342pp; quarter cloth (titled); top of spine/fr.joint v.sl.fraying, boards sl.marked, one child's pencilling, pages sl. rippled, but otherwise clean and well-preserved, with only hints of foxing. The first edition came out in 1791. In that same year ‘three editions came out and sold out, In the third and later editions Mackintosh added chapters on the 1791 Birmingham riots [ DL 2/1].
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Book number: 031500
GBP 39.50 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 US$ 50.3 | JP¥ 5563]
Catalogue: Politics
Keywords: Wim Meeuws Antiquarian Rare Eighteenth Century History European Political British

 
MAGRATH, J.R.
Liber Obituarius Aulae Reginae in Oxonia [Or] the Obituary Book of Queen's College, Oxford. An Ancient Sarum Kalender with the Obits of the Founders and Benefactors of the College.
. Edited with introduction, notes, and appendixes by John Richard Magrath, D.D. Provost. Oxford, 1910; folio (14 x 9 in); xxxvi, 153pp (two edges uncut); main text cheifly in decorative coloured lettering; bound in publ. card covers (dust-marked); spine ends deeply chipped, small tears in edges of wrappers, bookplate of Cuthbert Rudyard Halsall on fr. paste-down endpaper, interior in very good condition. Rare. [ QUEEN'S COLLEGE ] [ sp outsize].
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Book number: 030828
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Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Loft All Oxford Colleges Oxford University Medieval History Martyrology Manuscripts Holy Calenders

 
MALORY , SIR THOMAS ILLUSTRATED BY AUBREY BEARDSLEY
Le Morte D'arthur
Dent. Ill.: Beardsley. J. M. Dent & Co. Ltd. 1988 , a very fine and complete copy with the slip-case. ; IV, 538 p. [26] leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm. This edition is a fine facsimile of the fourth edition. weight 4 KG. ISBN 10: 0460078453 / ISBN 13: 9780460078450. (ISBN: 0460078453) .
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Book number: F3216
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MANUSCRIPT
Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Oxford Free Press Company Limited.
. folio sized volume with the articles handwritten on vellum pages and signed by the solicitor. With list of names of the subscribers. full calf, rear board detached. A piece (the seal ?) has been cut out of the first page. Loosely inserted is the form of application for shares. (300 shares of GBP 10 each ) Ask for some pictures.
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Book number: F1015
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.25 US$ 57.31 | JP¥ 6338]
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Keywords: Manuscripts Oxford

 
MATZ, B.W., (COMPILER)
Character Sketches from Dickens Compiled with Foreword By B W Matz. Editor of the Dickensian. With an Introduction By Kate Perugini (Charles Dickens' Daughter) Illustrated By Harold Copping,
. Edition De Luxe limited to 1000 numbered copies of which this is number 182 signed by the illustrator, the compiler and the publisher Frontispiece is an engraving by J.C. Armytage from a photograph of Dickens taken in America in 1868 .Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, 1924, 147pp. large 4to sized book. In full dark brown leather with gilt titling on the spine and a raised title design and small portrait of Dickens on the front board. The fine coloured plates by Copping are tipped in. complete with the silk page marker. binding worn [ DR 7].
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Book number: F1499
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 83.75 US$ 95.51 | JP¥ 10563]
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MAUGHAM, WILLIAM SOMERSET, 1874 - 1965,
Typed Letter, a-5, Dated 23rd July 1952. Signed in Ink
. to Professor Jean Seznec, Oxford University. On note paper with the address Villa Mauresque. St. Jean - Cap Ferrat, A.M. He acknowledges receipt of Seznec's inaugural lecture.
¶ Maugham was born in Paris. He was noted as an expert storyteller and a master of fiction technique. An introverted child afflicted with a stammer, Maugham was orphaned at 10 and sent to live with his uncle, a vicar. Although he later studied medicine and completed his internship, he never practiced, having decided at an early age to devote himself to literature. He lived in grand style, spending much of his life on the French Riviera and traveling widely, particularly to East Asia and the South Pacific.
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