Chapter 1: Miscellany
found: 6 books

 
Edmund Dulac's Picture-Book for the French Red Cross
The Daily Telegraph, London for Croix Rouge Française, Comité de Londres. 1915, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 135 pages (complete). A gently aging copy of this book published to raise funds for the French Red Cross during the Great War. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. This is clean and clear. The decorated boards are tidy, with some light storage wear and marking. They are comfortable and sure. Sweetly, atmospherically illustrated by Dulac. 18 tipped in plates (all present). The plates are graceful, polite, doux. The contents are foxed throughout. However, the pages are thick, comfortable, clear, inviting, engaging, embracing. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bxve
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11 | JP 1547]
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Reflections of Sid Fourie - Being Excerpts from His Writings and Sayings
Esco Publishers, Jansenville. 1974, First Edition. Hardcover. 151 pages (complete). Landscape format. Sid Fourie personified the small town of Jansenville. Indeed his house is now the town museum. This collection of his favourite pieces of prose and his sayings are in Dutch, English and Afrikaans. The copy is benign. The board is placid. It has some tanning from storage about the edges. There is light wear. Within, the early and later pages are blushed with foxing. In general, the pages are comfortable, amiable, clean, clear, companionable and affectionate. fk. Fair.
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Book number: blcq
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 39 | JP 5523]

 
MANN, CHRIS ; SKEEN, JULIA
The Horn of Plenty: A Series of Painting-Poems
ISEA, Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 0868103241). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 77 pages (complete). Signed by both Chris Mann and Julia Skeen (dated: Grahamstown 1997) on the frontispage. The book has been bent during storage. This, however, is the predominant consequence of storage. The dustjacket is comfortable, creased and worn from handling and storage. It is scuffed and gently marked. The boards, aside from the bending, are smart, firm and mildly marked about the edges from storage. Within, the pages are clean, clear, bright, healthy, vibrant and vivacious. fk. Fair/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: bkst
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 27.25 | JP 3866]
Keywords: 0868103241

 
PHILLIPS, W F MARCH (ED)
The Book of English Elegies
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London. 1879, First Edition. Hardcover. 316 pages (complete). An agreeable book. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The cloth covered boards have stamped decoration. The boards are sound with some wear and scuffing. There is a previous owner stamp on the title page. The pages are mild-mannered and sure. The pages have occasional handling marks. Otherwise, the pages are clean, mellowed, clear, comfortable and assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: buyh
USD 47.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 36.5 | JP 5192]
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STEELE, RICHARD (ED)
The Spectator - Vol VII
P Crampton, Bookseller, Dublin. 1735. Hardcover. 316 pages plus index (complete). Full leather. Pocket sized. A comfortable copy. The boards have scuffing, wear all about. They are placid, benign, steady, contented. The title page has a previous owner signature dated July 20 1735. The contents are gratifyingly matured. The pages have age related marks, but by far they are clean, clear, contented, comforting, assured, keen, agreeable, far from passive. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 43hw
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31.25 | JP 4419]
Catalogue: Miscellany

 
BROWN THE YOUNGER, THOMAS
Intercepted Letters; or, the Twopenny Post-Bag. To Which Are Added, Trifles Reprinted - with a New Preface and Several Additional Poemscbfy
J Carpenter and Son, OId Bond Street, London. 1818, 16th Edition. Hardcover. 119 pages (complete). A most comfortable pocket sized miscellany of humour and verse. Marbled boards, leathered corners and spine. The boards are scuffed, worn about the edges, solid. The corners and spine are also worn, but are companionably aged and assured. The contents bear their age very well. They are clear, thick, healthy, mildly blotched by age marks and handling, reassuringly amiable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbfy
USD 37.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 | £UK 28.75 | JP 4087]
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