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London, United Kingdom, William Blackwood & Sons. 1879, First English. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Foreign Classics for English Readers. An account of the life of Francois Rebellais 16th Century man of letters. CONDITION Green bds with gilt spine title and black stamped border and title to front, cnrs sl cantedr, eps browned, pp 194, interior clean and bright with tight book block, not foxed. Fine/Not Issued.
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Book number: 6809
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3166]

Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and the Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands
London, United Kingdom, John Murray. 1886, 6th Edition. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green bds with bright Gilt title and palm decoration (fresh with mild wear, 2cm fray to spine head) Black eps with gutter crack to paper (mull very tight) pp xvi 318 with 11 nice wood cut illus and one fold out map, named to first black and resudue where pasted in note to preface has been removed (not effecting text) expected scattered light foxing. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10284
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 127.5 | £UK 116 | JP¥ 15828]

BLITZ, MRS A (1847 - 1923)
An Australian Millionaire
London, United Kingdom, Ward, Lock & Bowden. 1894, 3rd Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Scarce Australian classic. Green bevilled bds with Black decoration and bright Gilt title (Unworn, bds have speckling) All edges Gilt, decorative eps, frontis with tissue guard and nice illustrated title page, pp viii 498. Bright clean interior, named in pencil to verso of frontis. A nice tight copy. #Australian Literature#. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9847
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.25 | £UK 65.75 | JP¥ 8969]
Keywords: Victorian Fiction Australian

Incerti scriptoris Graeci fabulae aliquot Homericae de Ulixis erroribus ethice Explicatae Vertit, notasque necessarias adjecit Johannes Columbus
Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), Apud Philippum Bonk. 1745, Edition Unstated. Full-Leather, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: P. Bozerian Bindings. Johannes Columbus 1640 - 1684 Sweden greatest Latin scholar of his era, Prof. Uppsala University. Text in Ancient Greek and Latin, originally published 1678. Fine bindings signed Rel[ieur] P. Bozerian, gold-tooled on the spine heel. The famous binder Bozerian who worked for Napoleon, Renouard and all the great bibliophiles of his time. This copy is reputedly Antoine-Augustin Renouard's copy with tipped in note written in fountain pen stating it was purchased as such at auction from Bibliotheque de feu M. Paul May, Amsterdam, Oct. 1949. CONDITION DESCRIPTION Blue crushed Morocco, Gilt tooled palmette and double ruled border, gold tooled dentille in ovoid design, bright gilt to all edges, cream watered silk pastedowns, vellum liners, engraved frontis portrait etching of Homer by St Aubin? pp [16] 150 [8] (STC, N), pink silk corded page marker. Scuffed two small patches front bd, slightly discoloured spine, internally crisp and clean. Book plate of noted bibliophile to front. Near Fine.
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Book number: 13039
USD 7500.00 [Appr.: EURO 6368.75 | £UK 5794.5 | JP¥ 791382]
Keywords: Rare P. Bozerian Bindings P. Bozerian Bindings

Fisher's Juvenile Scrap-Book
London, United Kingdom, Fisher, Son & Co. 1847, First Edition. Decorative Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains fables and stories with moral messages. Tan bds with heavy gilt decoration of thistle, rose and shamrock with border to both bds, spine gilt with flowers, fountains, birds and butterfly. Pages gilt to all edges, pp 102 with 14 lovely steel engraved plates with guards plus ads. CONDITION is tight and clean, sl. fr. to head and foot of spine, name inked to tp, sf to prelims and pictures, A nice fresh copy with bright gilding, considering age extrely good. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 5983
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.75 | £UK 58 | JP¥ 7914]
Keywords: Album Des Enfans. Rare Childre's

Citizen Bonaparte 1794-1815 : The Story of A Peasant
London, United Kingdom, Ward, Lock. 1888, First English. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Date from publishers catalogue at rear.Blue cloth with bright Gilt titles, 288 pages with 9 nice engaved illus plates, nice engraved vignettes throughout, 46page catalogue. CONDITION Light wear and speckling to bds, internally tight as new and very clean, light browning to eps. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6207
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3166]
Keywords: Napoleon Bonaparte French Revolution

Select Proverbs of all Nations: illustrated with Notes and Comments. To Which is Added, a Summary of Ancient Pastimes, Holidays, and Customs: With an Analysis of the Wisdom of the Ancients, and of the Fathers of the Church
London, United Kingdom, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. 1824, First Edition. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. The very scarce book of proverbs. John Wade was the British political reformer who published the notorious and influential Black Book (1819), a litany of British political and industrial abuses. CONDITION Contemporary professional rebound in Black cloth with Gilt spine title, with new antiqued eps, pp xxiv pp 215, tight with bright text block, with expected light dustspotting due to age, not inscribed. Near Fine/Not Issued.
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Book number: 11228
USD 320.00 [Appr.: EURO 271.75 | £UK 247.25 | JP¥ 33766]
Keywords: The Extraordinary Black Book Trade Unions Political Reform

The Human Face Devine and Other Tales
London, United Kingdom, Bell & Daldy. 1860, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Lane, Clara S. Other Tales are, My Childhood in Art & The Dull Watering-Place. CONDITION Green blind embossed bds with bright Gilt title (light age soiling to front, rear has brown colour tranferred from neighbouring book on shelf, sl buffed through cloth to 3 cnrs, small nick to spine foot) pp 183 with 3 tipped in illus plates, one for each tale. Text block mostly clean but very light occasional spotting, odd finger mark to pages, light stains to front eps, gift inscription to ffep dated 1872. Otherwise bindings are very firm and this is a very attractive very good clean copy. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 9436
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 127.5 | £UK 116 | JP¥ 15828]
Keywords: My Childhood in Art & the Dull Watering Place Lane, Clara S

Mounseer Nongtongpaw: or, the Discoveries of John Bull in a Trip to Paris
London, United Kingdom, M J Godwin at the Juvenile Library. 1915, 4th Edition. Soft Cover, 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Ill.: Mulready, William, (attributed to). Printed by B McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden in colophon. Written by the publishers daughter, a then 10 year old Mary Godwin (Shelley) adapted a jaunty vaudeville song into a children's rhyme, ''Mounseer Nongtongpaw,'' which makes spirited fun of English bigotry and greed. Godwin published it, the first work of his prodigious child. Later research suggests a more likely author is John Taylor with the story outline being supplied by Mary. He was the author of 'Monsieur Tonson', which was also published by M J Godwin as another Juvenile Library title. CONDITION Original Pink card wraps dated 1813 to front, advertising for other Juvenile Library titles to rear (light age toning and soiling to covers, mildly rubbed to spine ends) dated 1815 to title page, pp 16 with 12 leaves of Copper plate engravings. Internally bright and clean with only the slightest age toning to page edges, original whip stitching to spine tight and secure, no inscriptions. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 12893
USD 2500.00 [Appr.: EURO 2123 | £UK 1931.5 | JP¥ 263794]
Keywords: Mulready, William, (Attributed to)

Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener : His Life And Work For The Empire. 3 Vols
London, United Kingdom, Gresham. 1916, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1916 - 1917. Blue bds with crest to fronts, Vol I has full colour frontis with guard, 17 b/w plates and 4 maps, pp 241; Vol II has full colour frontis with guard, 16 b/w plates plus full colour fold out map of South Africa, pp 240 ; Vol III has full colour frontis with guard, 16 b/w plates, pp 256. CONDITION Corners are buffed through cloth, wear to spine ends with cloth starting to chip, spine to Vol I worn through down length to rear and part of front, all fairly fresh with sl soiling, Vol II has paint spot to front, Grey eps have old price inked, not inscibed, light scattered foxing, text block bright. Overweight. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9765
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 80.75 | £UK 73.5 | JP¥ 10024]
Keywords: Khartoum Fashoda Soudan Sudan Boer War South Africa History Military Palestine Egypt Atbara India Wwi Politics

Westward Ho ! Or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, In the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1903, 17th Edition. Full-Leather, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Fine bindings in full Burgundy calf with Gilt tooled spine with 5 raised bands, School Crest tooled in Gilt of St William's College, Isle of Mann, (top rear cnr sl bruised) tooled dentille edging to inside of bds, marbled to all edges, marbled eps, presentation plate to front pastedown, nice steel engraved portrait frontis with foxed tissue guard, pp 591, bright and clean (light foxing mainly near ends, ink blot to one page). Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 10522
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.25 | £UK 50.25 | JP¥ 6859]
Keywords: Collectable

Badsworth on Bridge : The Laws and Principles of Bridge : With Cases and Decisions Reviewed and Explained
New York, U.S.A. G P Putnams. 1903, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green bds with bright Gilt titles, and Gilt Lion to front (light edge speckling and odd small mark, cnrs canted, spine ends just starting to fray) All edges Gilt, eps are browned with gutter split to front ep, 283 pages with two tone illustrations (mostly bright and clean interior, shaken copy). Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9438
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.75 | £UK 58 | JP¥ 7914]
Keywords: Contact Bridge Hobbies Card Games

The Biglow Papers. Newly Edited, with a Preface by the Author of "Tom Brown's School-Days." Reprinted, with the Author's Sanction, from the Fourth American Edition.
London, United Kingdom, Trubner & Co. 1859, First Thus. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original blind-stamped blue-green cloth gilt spine title, cnrs bumped o/w only wear to head and foot of spine, sl soiled bottom edge, book sellers blind stamp to ep and name inked, split to paste down shows mull which is intact with book block tight, pp 140 plus ads. Interior is clean and bright, not foxed. Very Good/Not Issued.
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Book number: 6916
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 38.75 | JP¥ 5276]
Keywords: Fiction Classic

Flora voor Dames. Handleiding tot het bloemenmaken.
Netherlands, F Bohn. 1878, 2nd Edition. Quarto Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Emrik & Binger (Lithographers). 2nd Edition Revised. Author only named as Maria to preface. Text in Dutch. Marbled bds with Burgundy leather embossed cloth to cnrs and spine (mild wear) Blue end pages, pp 196 with 24 plate illus. Some minor foxing with bright text block, a couple of old repairs to minor damage using archival paper tape. Copy slightly shaken. Very good for age and paper type. 2de Herziene Uitgave. Auteur die slechts als Maria aan voorwoord wordt genoemd. Tekst in het Nederlands. Marmer bds met de in reliëf gemaakte doek van Bourgondië leer aan CNRS en stekel (milde slijtage) Blauwe eindpagina's, pp 196 met 24 plaatillus. Wat minder belangrijke verbruining met helder tekstblok, een paar oude reparaties aan minder belangrijke schade die archivistische ponsband gebruikt. Lichtjes geschud exemplaar. Zeer goed voor leeftijd en document type. Very Good/Not Issued.
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Book number: 12274
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 85 | £UK 77.5 | JP¥ 10552]
Keywords: Botany Emrik & Binger (Lithographers)

The Greatest Plague of Life; or the Adventures of a lady in search of a good servant. By one who has been almost worried to death. Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
London, United Kingdom, David Bogue. 1847, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated (1847 BL) Blue bds with blind embossed decoration and bright Gilt spine title (cloth at spine ends sl chipped and cnrs sl buffed, bds have dark marks from transfer from neigbouing books on shelf) pp 285 with 12 nice steel engraved illus bound in (internally tight and very bright, edges to all illus have sl dampstaining absorbed from atmosphere due to differing paper type, not inscribed or foxed). Very Good/Not Issued.
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Book number: 11254
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 212.5 | £UK 193.25 | JP¥ 26379]
Keywords: Humour Humor Parodies Rare Fiction

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