Island Books: Private Press
found: 11 books

 
ANON.
C'Est d'Aucassin et de Nicolette. [Illustrated by L. PISSARO]. EDITION LIMITED TO 230 COPIES
"Eragny Press, 1903" "8vo., First edition thus, with coloured frontispiece and text in red and black, endpapers mildly browned, text in French; original decorated boards, uncut and unopened, covers lightly dust-soiled else a very good, bright, clean copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 230 COPIES. Perhaps the most obvious choice for the Pissarro's press, this is the last book printed by Lucien from the Vale type. The striking boards are decorated with irises and chrysanthemum leaves. Franklin, p.206"
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Book number: 12866
GBP 1260.00 [Appr.: EURO 1395.5 US$ 1575.44 | JP¥ 169673]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, literature, french literature, medieval literature, aucassin, nicolete, private press, eragny press, lucien pissaro"

 
(TRIANON PRESS). WILLIAM BLAKE.
All Religions are One. [With a Bibliographical Statement by Geoffrey Keynes]. 600 COPIES WERE PRINTED
"Trianon Press, 1970" "Roy. 8vo., First Edition thus, on watermarked rag paper, with 10 splendid collotype reproductions in the text; marbled boards, green morocco back lettered in gilt, a very good, clean copy housed in publisher's marbled board slip-case. EDITION LIMITED TO 600 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 391)."
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Book number: 17360
GBP 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 177.25 US$ 200.06 | JP¥ 21546]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, shelfkc, william blake, trianon press, private press, geoffrey keynes"

 
(CRANNOG PRESS). RICHARD F. BURTON (TRANS.)
The Fisherman and the Jinni. From the Arabian Nights 1885 Translation by Sir Richard F Burton. 100 COPIES WERE PRINTED
"Crannog Press, [Belfast, 1973]" "4to., First Edition thus, with 6 plates on coloured stock and numerous illustrations (a number full-page) in the text; original wrappers, sewed as issued, in turquoise hessian dustwrapper, printed paper label on upper cover, backstrip lightly sunned else a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 100 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 47)."
Island BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 16044
GBP 128.00 [Appr.: EURO 141.75 US$ 160.05 | JP¥ 17237]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "PRIVATE PRESS, CRANNOG PRESS, BELFAST, RICHARD BURTON, ARABIAN NIGHTS"

 
(PETER PAUPER PRESS). IZAAK WALTON AND C. COTTON
"The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. With the Second Part by Charles Cotton."
"Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon NH, [c.1950]" "8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured illustrations in the text; decorative boards, a very good, bright, clean copy in publisher's board slip-case, the latter lightly age-worn at extremities."
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Book number: 17507
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 US$ 50.01 | JP¥ 5386]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, shelfkc, angling, fishing, fly fishing, compleat angler, izaak walton, charles cotton, peter pauper press, private press"

 
(DANIEL PRESS). COLIN FRANKLIN
Poets of the Daniel Press. [First Paperback Edition].
"Rampant Lions Press, [Cambridge], 1988" "8vo., First Edition thus; original printed wrappers, a fine copy. Includes Bridges, Watson Dixon, Mary Coleridge, Wedgwood, Buckton, Margaret Woods, Herbert Warren, Binyon, Bourdillon and Henry Patmore. Published simultaneously with the limited edition of 45 copies."
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Book number: 17230
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 US$ 30.01 | JP¥ 3232]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "private press, bibliography, rampant lions press, daniels press, colin franklin"

 
(GREGYNOG PRESS) CHARLES LAMB.
Elia and Last Essays of Elia. [Edited by William MacDonal].
"Gregynog Press, Newtown, 1929. EDITION LIMITED TO 285 COPIES" "2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with numerous fine wood-engravings by Horace Bray in the text; original boards, buckram backs, backstrips lightly sunned, a very good, bright, clean set. Printed by Robert Ashwin Maynard. EDITION LIMITED TO 285 COPIES. Franklin, p.215."
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Book number: 12863
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 326.75 US$ 368.85 | JP¥ 39725]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, literature, essays, charles lamb, private press, gregynog press, maynard"

 
(NONESUCH PRESS). THOMAS OTWAY.
The Complete Works of Thomas Otway. Edited by Montague Summers. 1250 SETS WERE PRINTED
"Nonesuch Press, 1926" "3 vols., 4to., First Edition thus, cloth backs with papel labels, a very good, clean copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 1250 COPIES"
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Book number: 8085
GBP 210.00 [Appr.: EURO 232.75 US$ 262.57 | JP¥ 28279]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, private press, literature, otway, nonesuch"

 
T.F. POWYS
Goat Green or The Better Gift. Engravings by Gwenda Morgan. NEAR FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER
"Golden Cockerel Press, 1937" 4to. First Edition with a frontispiece and 4 full-page engravings in the text title lightly spotted at outer edge; original green cloth gilt back a very good bright clean copy in dustwrapper the latter lightly frayed at edges. Pertelote 128.
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Book number: 27766
GBP 144.00 [Appr.: EURO 159.5 US$ 180.05 | JP¥ 19391]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, private press, golden cockerel press, powys, gwenda morgan"

 
(STANBROOK ABBEY PRESS). ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO. ST
Unless the Grain Die. [Decorations by Margaret Adams]. 160 COPIES WERE PRINTED
"Stanbrook Abbey Press, Worcester, 1961" "Roy. 8vo., First Edition thus, on hand-made paper, title in red and black heightened in gilt, volume titles in red and blue stock, text in red and black with blue initials; paper boards blocked and lettered in gilt, red leather back lettered in gilt, blue endpapers, uncut, a fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 160 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 70). Decorations by Margaret Adams, bound by George Percival and Rigby Graham."
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Book number: 23591
GBP 324.00 [Appr.: EURO 359 US$ 405.11 | JP¥ 43630]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "augustine, ignatius, stanbrook abbey press, margaret adams"

 
(SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS) ANTHONY TROLLOPE.
The Works of Anthony Trollope. The Barchester Novels. [Edited by Michael Sadleir].
"Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1929. EDITION LIMITED TO 525 SETS" "14 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, Large Paper, endpapers lightly spotted; original green cloth, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut, backstrips lightly rubbed, corners just a little frayed and covers of three volumes lightly age-marked else a very good, bright, clean set. EDITION LIMITED TO 525 SETS. The set comprises: The Warden, Barchester Towers (2 vols), Doctor Thorne (2 vols), Framley Parsonage (2 vols), The Small House at Allington (2 vols), The Last Chronicle of Barset (4 vols), An Autobiography. Franklin, p.235; Tingay B21."
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Book number: 21420
GBP 680.00 [Appr.: EURO 753.25 US$ 850.24 | JP¥ 91570]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, literature, novels, trollope, barchester, shakespeare head press, barsetshire, victorian fiction, private press, shakespeare head press, sadleir, basil blackwell, bernard newdigate"

 
(STOURTON PRESS). H.R. WILLIAMSON.
Pavane for a Dead Infanta. Illustrated by Emily Gwynne-Jones. 194 COPIES WERE PRINTED. A PRESENTATION COPY WITH SIGNED CHRISTMAS CAROL FROM FAIRFAX AND PENELOPE HALL
"Stourton Press, [1972]" "Sm. folio, First Edition, with illustrations in the text; original cloth boards, morocco back, a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 194 COPIES. A SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM FAIRFAX AND PENELOPE HALL (TO WHOM THE WORK IS DEDICATED). Loosely inserted is a Stourton Press folio Christmas card for 1974 printed in red and black on hand-made paper comprising the text of the carol 'Adam Lay Ybounden' and the Fairfax Hall monogram. A WELL-NIGH UNIQUE COPY FROM THE FOUNDERS OF THE STOURTON PRESS."
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Book number: 17065
GBP 112.00 [Appr.: EURO 124.25 US$ 140.04 | JP¥ 15082]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: "mstock, shelfys, private press, stourton press, hugh ross williamson, fairfax hall"

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