THE ESSAYS OF ELIA AND ELIANA. 1903. George Bell & Son. Burgundy boards. Bohn's Libraries blind stamp on spine & cover. Spine sunned and top of spine very slightly frayed, Small closed tear to half title, otherwise a very good copy. A preliminary note states that this edition "is by far the most complete ever published".£12.00
TALE OF ROSAMUND GRAY & OLD BLIND MARGARET. 1928. Golden Cockerel Press. Edition limited to 500 copies. Glassine dw.
Introduced by R B Johnson. £30.00
SEVEN LETTERS FROM CHARLES LAMB TO CHARLES RYLE. 1931.
Edition limited to 250 copies. Decorated boards very slightly worn. hmp. £25.00
ESSAYS. 1963. Folio Society. Black boards gilt decorated. Patterned end papers.
Red slip case is slightly cracked but the book near fine. 181pp. £8.00
SIDELIGHTS ON CHARLES LAMB by Bertram DOBELL. 1903. Heraldic bookplate on front paste down. Leather covers with gilt embossed bust of Lamb. Covers worn & cellotaped on spine, Printed on rough cut cartridge paper. List of books written or edited by the author at rear. Contents remarkably good for a book of its age. Uncommon. £20.00
CHARLES LAMB AND HIS HERTFORDSHIRE by Reginald L HINE. 1949. Dent.
Red boards with gilt. Covers a bit sunned. Map end papers. Inscription on half-title page. Illustrated. Pages slightly darkened but otherwise a very good copy in a torn and frayed dust jacket which is enclosed in a cellophane cover. 374pp. £4.00
ELIANA AMERICANA by Wallace NETHERY. 1971.
Charles Lamb in the United States . 1849-1866.
350 copies printed
at the Plantin Press. USA. £15.00
LANDOR, Walter Savage.
POEMS & DIALOGUES IN VERSE & EPIGRAMS. 1892. Dent.
Edited with notes by Charles G Crump. Edition limited to 125 numbered large paper copies for England & 25 for America in two volumes, these being number 121. Title page in red & black. Frontis. Decorated spine gilt. Library copy with library bookplate & cancel stamps. The cloth covered boards and spines are somewhat darkened and the edges a bit grubby but none-the-less both volumes are in very good condition for their age. £40.00
LANDOR. 1973. Allen & Unwin. A Biographical Anthology edited by Herbert Van Thal. Introduced by Malcolm Elwin. Scarlet boards with silver spine decorations. Top edge dyed red. A very good copy in good to very good dust jacket. £5.00
LANDOR AS CRITIC by C L PROUDFIT. 1979. Routledge. Dw. £5.00
PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD. 1900. Goupil & Co. Paris.
Edition limited to 350 numbered copies, on Japanese Paper with two series
of plates, one in separate container. £350.00
BALLADS & LYRICS OF OLD FRANCE with other poems.1907.
Longmans,Green & Co. .. with other poems. Green embossed cloth covered boards with gilt. Covers a bit bumped. Name on title page. Top edge gilt. Very slight, light foxing on endpapers otherwise a very good, clean copy of this Longman's Pocket Library Edition. £5.50
BOOKS edited by Andrew LANG. Published by Longman's Green.
THE RED BOOK OF ROMANCE. 1905. Illustrated by H J Ford.
Spine very slightly sunned otherwise excellent copy free from foxing.
Original pictoral cloth gilt. £60.00
THE TRUE STORY BOOK. 1893. Illustrated by H J Ford. Aeg.
Gilt decorated covers slightly rubbed on tips of spine.
Inscription on front end papers otherwise very good. £20.00
THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK. 1895. Illustrated by H J Ford.
Decorated gilt covers. Aeg. Neat name & date on title page. £20.00
THE BOOK OF PRINCES & PRINCESSES by Mrs LANG. 1908.
Illustrated by H J Ford. Gilt decorated covers little worn on edges. Aeg.
End papers foxed. £18.00
THE RED BOOK OF HEROES by Mrs LANG. Longmans. 1909.
Illustrated by A Wallis Mills. Aeg.
Extreme tip of spine very slightly worn otherwise
very good in decorated gilt covers. £30.00
PIERS THE PLOWMAN. 1886. Clarendon Press.
Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts together with Richard the Redeless.
Edited from numerous manuscripts with preface, notes & a glossary by W W SKEAT . End pages foxed otherwise in very good condition. 2 volumes. £40.00
LE GALLIENNE, Richard.
THE BOOK-BILLS OF NARCISSUS. 1895. J Lane.
3rd Edition. Revised. Ex-library copy in excellent condition. Frontis. £4.00
LE SAGE, Alain Rene. THE BACHELOR OF SALAMANCA. 1881. J C Nimmo & Brain. Translated by James Townsend.
Large paper issue limited to 100 numbered copies with 4 original proof etchings on Japanese paper by R De Los Rios.
Buckram library binding with library & cancel stamps, in excellent condition. £35.00
THE COMPLETE NONSENSE OF EDWARD LEAR. 1948. Faber & Faber.
Decorated cloth covered boards. Book has a slight lean but otherwise a very good copy of the relatively uncommon third impression, edited & introduced by Holbrook Jackson. £8.00
TEAPOTS & QUAILS. 1953. J Murray .
Edited & introduced by Angus Davidson & Philip Hofer. First publication of a large number of verses and drawings. Dust jacket a little spotted and frayed otherwise a very good copy with pictorial end papers in original pictorial boards. £4.00
EDWARD LEAR. 1988. Clarendon Press.
Edited by Vivien NOAKES with many of Lear's illustrations. Navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Very good to near fine in like dust jacket. 325pp. Illustrated. £8.50
LEAVIS, F R. THE GREAT TRADITION. Chatto & Windus. 1948.
Spine & covers slightly sunned. Chapters on G Eliot, H James, J Conrad, etc. £5.00
LEE, Sydney. STRATFORD-ON-AVON from the earliest times to the death of
William Shakespeare. 1890. New Edn. Seeley & Co. Illustrated by Edward Hull. Together with a folding map from Speed's map of Warwickshire of 1610. Burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt. Covers a bit marked and spine sunned and bumped. Slight prelim foxing otherwsie a bright enough copy. £6.00
HELENA LEFROY. A Victorian Lady. (1908) Privately Printed.
Her Life & Influence, by two of her children. 74pp. Illustrated. Unopened. £10.00
SEIN LEBEN UND SEINE WERKE by Erich HANCKE. 1914
Bruno Cassirer, Berlin . First printing. German text.
Leather spine & corners, lettered in gilt; more than 300 illustrations
in colour & black/white, including an original self-portrait etching as frontis.
Apart from some light edge rubbing a really remarkable copy the pages in
pristine condition. Original ribbon marker . Large 4to. 547 pp. £250.00
LEVER, Charles J.
THE CONFESSIONS OF HARRY LORREQUER. 1839. W Curry, Dublin .
Gilt decorated raised spine. Marbled boards. 3/4 leather. Illustrations by Phiz
badly foxed otherwise very good copy of Author's first book. £50.00
THE O'DONOGHUE. 1845. W Curry. Dublin.
A Tale of Ireland Fifty Years Ago.
Illustrated by H K Browne. Some foxing of illustrations otherwise a very good copy
bound in 3/4 leather, marbled boards, raised spine with gilt decoration. Edges of
spine & leather corners a little rubbed but otherwise in very good condition. £55.00
LEIGH, Henry Sambrooke.
STRAINS FROM THE STRAND. Trifles in Verse. 1882. Tinsley Bros.
Nineteenth Century English Humour. £25.00
AN AFRICAN SAVAGE'S OWN STORY. 1930. Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig. Tauchnitz edition in original wraps a bit marked and frayed but contents very good. Portfrontis of author. Ads for October 1930. Uncommon. £12.00
LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW. 1851.
David Bogue. Attractively bound in gilt decorated full leather with raised spine,
edges slightly rubbed Portrait/ frontis very lighly foxed otherwise practically foxfree. Neat baronial bookplate on front pastedown. 546 pp plus 16 pp notes at rear.
An excellent example of a finely bound uncommon edition. £120.00
THE POETICAL WORKS OF LONGFELLOW. 1852. T Nelson & Sons.
Numerous plate illustrations. Title page & facing portrait frontis foxed.
Inscription dated 1854 on the front blank endpaper. Front hinge starting with
title section loose otherwise a very good copy of this early title in original
patterned green boards with gilt lettering. Small 8vo. 424pp. £70.00
LORREQUER, Harry. Editor.
CHARLES O'MALLEY. 1841. William Curry. Dublin .
The Irish Dragoon. Illustrated by PHIZ. Marbled boards very worn.
Prelims & title page badly foxed . 2 volumes – the boards of the first volume loose otherwise in remarkably good condition. £45.00
LUCAS, E V.
THE COLVINS & THEIR FRIENDS. 1928. Methuen .
Burgundy boards. Covers sunned and marked. Paper title label frayed and marked but largely intact. Top edge gilt. Rough cut fore edge. Very occasional light spot foxing to margins, otherwise a bright enough copy, with new material on George Eliot, George Meredith, Henry James, Joseph Conrad & Robert Louis Stevenson, etc. Illustrated.£8.00
THE OPEN ROAD. A Little Book for Wayfarers. 1899. Grant Richards.
Edited E V LUCAS. Uncommon first edition in green leather covers sunned and worn at ends of spine. Spine loosening to front hinge. Woodcut end papers by W Hyde a bit marked. Errata slip. Compiler's second book. All edges gilt. Contents very good. £20.00