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ANONYMOUS. [COURTILZ DE SANDRAS, GATIEN.]
Memoires de Mr de B***. Secretaire de Mr L.C. D.R. Dans Lesquels on Y de’Couvre la Plus Fine Politique & Les Affaires Les Plus Secretes, Qui Se Sont Passées Du Régne de Louis le Juste, Sous le Ministere de Ce Grand Cardinal; & L’on Y En Voit Quelqu’Autres de Curieuses & de Singulieres Sous Celui de Louis le Grand. Two Volumes.
Amsterdam: Henry Schetten, 1711. Two volumes, 12mo., pp.(xii)avis au lecteur,1-312 ; 313-655, full calf, five raised bands, decorative gilt tooling in compartments, two contrasting labels, fore-edges ochre; very light rubbing to extremities, toning to preface volume 1, light toning to contents throughout, marbled endpapers, very good, an attractive set.
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Book number: 11165
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 339.5 US$ 384.41 | JP¥ 42580]
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BARNES, JOHN E.
George Ratcliffe Woodward, 1848-1934. Priest, Poet and Musician.
Norwich: The Canterbury Press, 8vo., pp.viii,168, pictorial wrappers; light crease to spine, sunning to upper and inner margins wrappers, clean and o/w very good.
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Book number: 22957
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BOWLES, WILLIAM LISLE. EDITED BY GREEVER, GARLAND.
A Wiltshire Parson and His Friends.
Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926. First edition, 8vo., pp.207, black cloth, with printed paper label to spine; foxing to early and closing leaves, some rubbing to extremities, label lightly rubbed, a very good copy.
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Book number: 20276
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[BOSWELL, JAMES.] EDITED BY: BAKER, PETER S.; COPELAND, THOMAS W.; KAHRL, GEORGE M.; MCCLELLAN, RACHEL; AND OSBORN, JAMES.
The Correspondence of James Boswell with David Garrick, Edmund Burke, and Edmund Malone. [Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell, Research Edition. Correspondence: Volume 4. ]
London: Heinemann, 1986. First edition, 8vo., pp.xxviii,480, hard covers, gilt; very good indeed, in very good unclipped dust-jacket.
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Book number: 13413
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[EVELYN, JOHN]. EDITED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT BY BRAY, WILLIAM. PREFACE BY WHEATLEY, HENRY B.
The Diaries of John Evelyn, Esq. , F.R. S. , to Which Are Added a Selection from His Familiar Letters and the Private Correspondence between King Charles I and Sir Edward Nicholas, and between Sir Edward Hyde (Afterwards Earl of Clarendon) and Sir Richard Browne. A New Edition in Four Volumes, with a Life of the Author and a New Preface. Volume I: 1624-1648; Volume II: 1648-1685; Volume III: 1685-1706; Correspondence; Volume IV: Correspondence; Index.
London: Bickers and Son, 1906. Four volumes, 8vo., pp.cxxxiii,299;491;487;497, uncut, half dark green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, five raised bands, gilt, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., b/w frontispieces, numerous illustrations, folding genealogical table to first volume; foxing to early and closing leaves, spines uniformly darkened to brown, with gilt bright, a very good set indeed.
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Book number: 23310
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EDITED BY: JONCUS, BERTA; BARLOW, JEREMY.
The Stage’S Glory: John Rich, 1692-1761.
Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2011. 4to., pp.290, black hardcover, gilt, b/w illustrations; fine, in vg complete and unclipped dust-jacket.
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Book number: 32786
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 US$ 71.67 | JP¥ 7939]
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GOODE ROBESON, ESLANDA.
Paul Robeson: Negro.
London, Victor Gollancz, 1930. First edition, with presentation inscription by Paul Robeson, and his bookplate also signed, 8vo.,pp.153, black cloth, gilt, b/w illustrations, b/w frontispiece; lightly rubbed to extremities, chipping to upper margins p.39-49, repaired with sellotape p.42-45, with small piece missing to upper margin of p.49, foxing to endpapers, fore-edge, and half-title, with occasional foxing to margins throughout, inscription by Paul Robeson to half-title, and his signed bookplate to front-free, small ownership autograph to front-free, a very good copy.
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Book number: 20139
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 259 US$ 293.2 | JP¥ 32476]
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QUEEN VICTORIA.
Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands, from 1848 to 1861.
London: The Folio Society, 2002. 4to., limited edition of 1850 copies published to commemorate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002, pp.xxvi,2005, pictorial and lavishly decorative red cloth, gilt and black, a.e.g., colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations; ownership inscription to front free endpaper, slight creasing to head and tailbands, o/w a near-fine copy, in matching red cloth box, which has small mark to back.
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Book number: 28272
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 US$ 65.15 | JP¥ 7217]
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ZIEGLER, PHILIP.
Diana Cooper.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1981. First edition, 8vo., pp.xii,336, maroon hardcover, gilt, b/w illustrations; front inner hinge partially split, otherwise very good, in vg unclipped dust-jacket.
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Book number: 28826
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