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HALKETT, SAMUEL; LAING, REV JOHN
A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain - Including the Works of Foreigners Written in, or Translated Into the English Language - 3 Volumes
William Paterson, Edinburgh. 1882, First Edition. Hardcover. Three volumes (complete). Ex-library (Rand Club, Johannesburg) copy with consequent stamps, use, wear, labels. Rebound in half-leather by the library. Marbled boards and papertrims. For all three the leather corners and spines have shelving and stacking wear, scuffing. The boards are benign, scuffed. They are steady and sure. Volume 1: ABC-Eye. The front pastedown and frontispage have publisher's catalogue pages attached. Volume II: Fab-Nym; pub. 1883. The frontispage has a library label. Volume III: O Br-Tis; pub. 1885. The frontispage has a library label. The early pages have some mis-shelving (?) creases. The contents of all books are most agreeable. They are hale, very clean, clear, tight, fresh-faced, orderly, very confident. Please note that due to the weight of the weight of the books, should they need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 45rf
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 | £UK 29.25 | JP¥ 4150]

 
SITWELL, SACHEVERELL; BUCHANAN, HANDASYNDE; FISHER, JAMES
Fine Bird Books 1700-1900
Collins & Van Nostrand, London & New York. 1953, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 120 pages (complete). Folio size. Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 2000 copies. Printed on Gelderland mill paper. From the library of Birch Bernstein (South African mining executive, financier and book-collector), his ex-libris plate is on the front pastedown. A comforting copy. Half cloth with marble boards. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective wrap. The dj is much worn, torn, yellowed, scuffed and marked by stacking and shelving and hand. It is comfortable and sure. The cloth covered corners have wear and scuffing. The spine also has light wear. The boards are benign and healthy and sound. Within, the frontispage has a user crease. The end papers have light handling marks. Otherwise, the contents are most gratifying. The coloured illustrations are vivid, vibrant, vivacious, bright. The b/w illustrations are bold and fresh. The pages are thick, luxe of aspect and to the touch. They are very clean, clear, generous, bountiful, most pleasant. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 33rp
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.5 | £UK 146.25 | JP¥ 20751]

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