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MACAULAY. Thomas Babington.
MACAULAY'S LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME & OTHER HISTORICAL POEMS. 1928. Longmans, Green & Co. Introduction by George Macaulay Trevelyan. Red boards, gilt. Covers rubbed & spine slightly faded. End papers tanned but contents very good. Name on front paste-down. 182pp. Uncommon. £20.00
MACAULAY'S ESSAYS . Volumes 1-5 . 1856. Appleton & Co, NY.
5 volumes uniformly bound in full leather, gilt. Marbled edges & end papers.
Slight foxing to prelims, otherwise very good. £200.00
CRITICAL & HISTORICAL ESSAYS. 1877. Longmans Green Reader & Dyer.
Full leather-decorated raised spine.Christ's Hospital emblem decorated in gilt on
upper case with their prize label on front paste down. All edges marbled.
Front hinge parting. 855 pp. £20.00
HISTORY OF ENGLAND. 1967. Heron Books. Introduced by A G Dickens.
4 volumes attractively bound in red cloth, gilt all in very good condition. £45.00

MACKAY, Eric.
LOVE LETTERS OF A VIOLINIST.
1886. Walter Scott.
Blue boards with darkened paper title label tipped onto spine. Covers slightly rubbed but otherwise a bright enough copy of an antiquarian collectable. £20.00

MACCARTHY, Mary.
A NINETEENTH-CENTURY CHILDHOOD.
1948. Hamish Hamilton. New edition, introduced by John Betjeman. Pale cloth . Dustwrapper shelf soiled and frayed..Tips of spine a little rubbed. Internally bright enough. Illustrated. £6.00

MACKAY, Charles.
INTERLUDES & UNDERTONES or Music at Twilight
.
1884. Chatto & Windus. Blue boards, gilt. 179pp plus unopened publisher's ads.
Covers & tips of spine slightly rubbed but otherwise a very good copy of an
uncommon title. £60.00

MACKWORTH, Cecily.
ENGLISH INTERLUDES.
1974. Routledge & Kegan Paul. Dw.
Mallarme, Verlaine, Valery, Larbaud in England 1860-1912. Illustrated. £8.00

MAETERLINK, Maurice.
THE TREASURE OF THE HUMBLE.
1906. A L Humphries. Translation by Alfred Sutro, part of The Royal Library series. Pale blue boards with pale linen spine. Top edges unopened. Rough cut front edge a bit tanned, as are the end papers, but otherwise a bright enough copy of an uncommon title. £30.00

MALLARME, Stephane.
POEMS.
1938. Chatto & Windus.
Translated by Roger Fry with commentaries by Charles Mauron.
Spinal gilt lettering a little dulled, neat name on blank end paper, small fade mark on original cloth but still a very good copy of a scarce book. £95.00

MANNING, Anne. (later Mrs. Rathbone).
THE OLD CHELSEA BUN-SHOP.
1899. John C Nimmo.
Illustrated by John Jellicoe & Herbert Railton. Original gilt decorated cloth. Teg.
Initial on front end paper. A very attractive book. £12.00

MARTINEAU, Harriet .
ELLA OF GARVELOCH. 1832. Charles Fox. 1st issue in rare original wraps.
Name on upper wrap. Spine a little rubbed otherwise very good.
Part 5 of the "Illustrations of Political Economy" series. £90.00
DEERBROOK . 1892. Smith,Elder & Co.
Very slight foxing of end papers. .
A very attractive book bound in half calf, marbled boards, top edge gilt. 523pp. £45.00

MARPLES, Morris.
ROMANTICS AT SCHOOL.
1967. Faber. (Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Byron, Shelley, Keats). Brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Very light edge spotting not penetrating margins. Slight foxing to prelims otherwise a very nice copy in unclipped, lightly shelf soiled dust jacket. 206pp. Illustrated. £4.00

MARSH, S L.
YOUNG ABE LINCOLN
. 1929. USA .
Stories founded on tradition told by Aunt Ann of Indiana. £16.00

MASSINGER, Phillip & FORD, John.
THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF MASSINGER AND FORD.
1839. Edward Moxon. Intro by Hartley Coleridge. Port-frontis.
Inscription on front paste-down, Full green morrocco with gilt decorated covers
& raised spine. All edges gilt. An extremely attractive binding. £60.00

MELVILLE, Herman .
TYPEE. 1974. Folio Press/Dent. Introduction by Robert Gibbings. Pencil drawings by Jacques Boullaire. Green boards,gilt in glassine cover which has the front and rear flaps of the original dust jacket attached. Fore-edge spotted not penetrating margin. Internally a very good copy in sunned and cracked slip case. 277pp. £6.00
TYPEE. nd. Heron Books. Introduced by Milton R Stern.
Green cover with gilt decorations. Excellent condition. £4.00

MENPES, Mortimer.
WORLD'S CHILDREN
. 1903. A & C Black.
100 coloured plates by Dorothy Menpes. Original decorated cloth gilt.
Spine dull & a little worn. Slightly shaken Inscription on front end paper. £45.00

MIDDLETON, Richard.
POEMS & SONGS.
1912. T Fisher Unwin. Second Series with a preface by Henry Savage. Name on front paste down. Red boards with gilt. Edges and margins foxed. Spine sunned. Covers slightly rubbed otherwise a bright enough copy. £5.00

MIKKELSON, Aslang.
KVINDERNES VEJ GENNEM VICTORIAS ENGLAND
. 1959. Gyldendal. Denmark. (Women's Road in Victorian England .) Danish text. Women's Road in Victorian England. Pages unopened. A very good copy in original wraps with a slightly dusty & slightly rubbed dust jacket. Publisher's complimentary slip laid in. £7.00

MILL, John Stuart.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC, RATIOCINATIVE & INDUCTIVE.
1892.
Being a connected view of the Principles of Evidence & the Methods
of Scientific Investigation. Routledge. Two names on the front blank end paper -
one crossed through - which is lightly foxed. The ends of the spine are lightly
rubbed otherwise a very good copy in original blue cloth. Gilt lettered on spine.
One of Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books, this being number 15. £60.00

MONTGOMERY, James.
POETICAL WORKS OF JAMES MONTGOMERY.
1867.
The title page is missing, making it difficult to establish the edition & date of publication. However the introductory, unsigned 28pp, ‘Life of James Montgomery' refers to the 7 volume Holland & Everett Edition (1854-1857) whilst there is a long presentation inscription dated Christmas 1867.
This is a single volume edition paginated I-XXXVI, 25-496, the last 22pp being
notes on the poems. The only CBEL entries matching this data are dated 1860
& 1861 the former being illustrated by Birket Foster.
Ornate full leather binding, raised spine, lettered in gilt, aeg.
6 full plate steel engravings.
The leather binding is lightly rubbed but it is really a very attractive item. £40.00

MOLESWORTH, Mrs.
THE HOUSE THAT GREW.
1901. Macmillan.
Illustrated by Alice B Woodward. Original Publishers' red cloth with pictorial upper case & spine making this an attractive book. Covers a bit shelf soiled. Small damp stain affecting page 81 but text still readable. Contents otherwise very good. Uncommon first edition binding. £15.00

MORRIS, William.
IN FINE PRINT: WILLIAM MORRIS AS BOOK DESIGNER . 1977.
Catalogue of an Exhibition held at the William Morris Gallery .
Bibliography, Notes & General Information. £25.00
A MORNING WILLIAM MORRIS MIGHT HAVE TAKEN
by Joyce GRENFELL. nd. Poetry Society Broadsheet no 7. Uncommon. £12.00

NEAVES, Charles?
SONGS AND VERSES
by an Old Contributor to MAGA.
Social and Scientific. 1869. Blackwood. 3rd Enlarged Edn with the Music of
some of the songs. Aeg. Bevelled edges. Decorated cloth gilt.
Name on front end paper. Bookplate. £25.00

NERVAL, Gerard De.
AURELIA
. 1932. Translated by R ALDINGTON .
With 10 hand-pulled lithographs by Pearl Binder. Edition limited to 700 numbered
copies. Original cloth unevenly faded beneath a very good dw. £55.00

NEVINSON, H W.
ESSAYS IN REBELLION
. 1913. James Nisbet. Red cloth covered bevelled boards.
Photo portfrontis. Covers sunned. Edges and prelims lightly foxed otherwise a bright
enough copy. £10.00
FAREWELL TO AMERICA. 1926. J & E Bumpus. Original wraps. £20.00
ESSAYS, POEMS & TALES. 1948. Gollancz. Chosen from his works and Edited with an Introduction by H N BRAILSFORD. Green boards with gilt spine titling. Very slight edge spotting not penetrating margins, otherwise a nice tight copy in price-clipped, slightly shelf soiled and frayed dust wrapper. £12.00

NICHOL, William.
HOURS OF PLEASURE
. nd. A Walker & Sons. Privately Printed.
Mainly poems in Scottish dialect. Poetry Society bookplate on front paste down.
Lacks front end paper otherwise a very attractive production. £8.00

NIETZSCHE, Friedrich .
ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA AUS DEM NACHLASZ 1882-85 . 1906.
Naumann Leipzig. Original binding a little used.500+pp. £8.00
ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA . 1930. Alfred Kroner, Leipzig. 78pp
Introduced by Peter Gasts. Afterword by Alfred Baeumler.
Inscription on front end paper. £8.00

NIGHTINGALE, Joseph.
MEMOIRS OF THE PUBLIC & PRIVATE LIFE OF QUEEN CAROLINE.
1978. Folio Society. Orange cloth, gilt in slip case. Illustrated.
Decorated end papers. Near fine. 362pp. £8.00

NOLHAC, P De.
LE CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES SOUS LOUIS XV
. 1898.
Librairie H Champion, Paris . Illustrated. Half calf & marbled boards with gilt
lettering on spine. The red calf is very sligthly rubbed otherwise intact.
Marbled end papers. Teg. A very nice copy of an uncommon publication. £60.00

NYREN, John.
THE YOUNG CRICKETER'S TUTOR.
1948. Dropmore Press.
Comprising Full Directions for Playing the Elegant & Manly Games of Cricket.
Originally published in 1833 & now reprinted. Introduced by Neville Cardus.
Edition limited to 750 numbered copies. Wood engravings by John O'Connor.
Dw partially lightly browned but unmarked & chipfree. Original card slipcase.
Fine copy on hand-made paper. £175.00

 

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