THE ATHENIANS. Ed. W S SCOTT. 1943. Golden Cockerel Press.
Correspondence between T Jefferson Hogg & his friends T L Peacock, Leigh Hunt, P B Shelley & others. Edition limited to 350 numbered copies.
Raised leather spine gilt, blue buckram very slightly worn. £100.00
A Period Anthology in Prose & Verse chosen by Martin SECKER. 1948. Richards Press.
6pp introduction by John Betjeman.
(R Le Gallienne, Corvo, A Beardsley, O Custance, J Davidson, E Dowson, F Harris,
W B Yeats, T Wratislaw, A Machen, W E Henley , N Gale, A E Housman, V Plarr,
L Johnson, A Meynell, G Moore , M P Shiel, F Thompson, A Symons, etc.) £12.00
WRITING OF THE 'NINETIES. Ed. Derek STANFORD. 1971. Dent.
Everyman's Library. Number 773. From Wilde to Beerbohm. £9.00
THE GREAT VICTORIANS. Ed. H J & HUGH MASSINGHAM. nd. Nicholson & Watson. An impressive collection of essays on personalities from the humanities, literature, politics, science, etc.
(Blunden, Chesterton, V Sackville-West, Charles Morgan, Middleton Murry, Wilenski, Rebecca West, Herbert Read, David Cecil, Collier & other authors prominent in their fields.) Spine sunned, but a very good copy. £16.00
THE ENGLISH NOVELISTS. Ed. Derek VERSCHOYLE. 1936. Chatto & Windus.
A Survey of the Novel by Twenty Contemporary Novelists. Dw spine sunned.
G Greene on Henry James,16pp; H E Bates on Hardy & Conrad; E F Benson on The Brontes; E Muir on Walter Scott; D Garnett on S Richardson, H Fielding & T Smollett;
A Calder-Marshall on L Sterne; E Bowen on Jane Austen;
B Dobree on G Meredith; C Carswell on S Butler ; etc. £25.00
THE CHRISTIAN TREASURY. 1860. Johnstone, Hunter. Edinburgh .
Containing contributions from ministers & members of various evangelical denominations. Leather spine & corners. Spine has 5 raised bands & gilt lettering.
Marbled edges & end papers. 616pp. £35.00
CARMINA MARIANA. 1893. Privately printed for the editor, Orby SHIPLEY,
by Spottiswoode & Co. An English Anthology in Verse in Honour
of or in relation to The Blessed Virgin Mary. (440pp). £25.00
PROSE MASTERPIECES FROM MODERN ESSAYISTS. 1896. Bickers & Son.
Twelve unabridged essays by Irving, Lamb, de Quincey, Emerson, Arnold, Morley,
Lowell, Carlyle, Macaulay, Froude, Freeman & Gladstone with twelve fullplate photo portraits. Full leather binding with gilt decorated raised spine, gilt crest on the upper
panel which is practically detached. Marbled edges & endpapers. £20.00
RHYMES OF THE ROCKIES or What the Poets have Found to say of the Beautiful
Scenery on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, the Scenic Line of the World. 1887. Chicago . Original pictorial wraps frayed. Illustrated. (W A Butler , W E Fabor , E P Vangassen, S Wood, E Pearson, P Stapleton,
H L Wassen, G G Ferguson , A S Mitchell, W L Visher.) £10.00
PICTURESQUE CANADA . nd. Cassell & Co, London . "A pictorial delineation of Canadian scenery & life with illustrations on steel & wood
by the most eminent artists."
2 volumes uniformly bound in original three quarters leather a little edge rubbed, gilt lettered. Gilt tooled raised spine. All edges gilt.
Contents, including the vary large number of plates & apart from a few marginal
stains, are extremely good. 880pp. Uncommon. £240.00
SIXTEEN PORTRAITS of People whose Houses have been preserved by the National Trust. Ed. L A G STRONG. 1951. The Naldrett Press, London .
(P Hansford Johnson on Thomas Carlyle-12pp. L A G Strong on T Hardy;
L P Hartley on H James; Hilton Brown on R Kipling; W Allen on G Meredith; etc. )
Illustrated by Joan Hassall. £8.00
THE THRUSH. Ed. T MULLETT ELLIS. 1901. Simpkins & Marshall.
A Book of Original Poems inspired by several important Public Events:
Queen Victoria 's Death, the Boer War, President McKinley's Assassination, etc.
Contributors include Lord Lytton, Alma Tadema, H Begbie, G Murray, H Roberts, N C Gould, W E Henley, M Sackville, A P Graves, R Garnett, A C Benson, N Gale, A Symons, V Plarr, etc.
Original cloth decorated in gilt. Front end paper split at bottom 2" otherwise in excellent condition. £50.00
LETTERS TO MACMILLAN. Ed. Simon NOWELL-SMITH. 1967. Macmillan , NY .
Illustrated in facsimile. Letters to the publishing house over the ages from Winston Churchill, Lewis Carroll, A E Housman, Edith Sitwell, the Rossetti's, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, W B Yeats, Henry James, A E, William Barnes, Max Beerbohm, James Hilton, Sean O'Casey, Robert Louis Stevenson, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Hardy, George Bernard Shaw, etc. A very attractive book in red cloth and gilt, decorated end papers and an unclipped dust jacket which is slightly bumped and marked. £7.00
MARCHING SONGS FOR VICTORIAN WALKERS. Ed. Peter CLARKE. 1983.
With a memoir by Tom Greeves. Victorian Society. Original wraps. £5.00
VICTORIAN DETECTIVE FICTION. Bodley Head. 1966
A Catalogue of the Collection made by Dorothy GLOVER & Graham GREENE, bibliographically arranged by Eric Osborne & introduced by John Carter .
Edition limited to 500 copies signed by Greene, Glover & Carter.
End papers based on original drawings by Millais. £450.00
NOVELS OF HIGH SOCIETY FROM THE VICTORIAN AGE. 1947. Pilot Press.
8pp introduction by Anthony Powell. Dw very slightly frayed otherwise in very good condition. Contents include Henrietta Temple by Benjamin Disraeli, Guy Livingston
by G A Lawrence & Moths by Ouida. Maroon cloth stamped in black. £28.00
EXCURSIONS IN VICTORIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY . 1974. Dawsons . Reprint. Dw.
(Trollope, Disraeli, Marryat, Wilkie Collins, Reade, Whyte-Melville, Mrs Gaskell, Herman Melville.) £15.00
A MANUAL OF GREEK & ROMAN PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE.
1859. Richard Griffin. Contributors include J H Newman, C J Blomfield, W Lowndes, J W Blakesley,
A Findlater, J A Jeremie, W Whelwell , F Lunn & M P Barlow.
Newman' s contribution is a secton on Cicero , some 40pp, being a reinsertion, because of its philosophic content, of the article appearing in the volume, Roman Literature. 308pp plus publisher's ads. Very good in the original blind decorated cloth, gilt lettered on spine which is rubbed & slightly frayed on the ends. £50.00
THEATRE DE RACINE, MOLIERE ET CORNEILLE. 1892.
Paris Libraire de Bibliophiles. Published by D Jouaust.
THEATRE DE RACINE in 3 volumes preceeded by a preface by V Fournel;
THEATRE DE MOLIERE in 7 volumes with the preface de 1682 annotated
by G Monal; & THEATRE DE CORNEILLE in 5 volumes, with a preface by
V Fournel, these volumes being undated.
15 volumes similarly bound in full leather, all edges gilt, marbled end papers
& all with handsome booklplates. Spines & covers very slightly rubbed in places,
but contents all excellent. A very attractive set. £225.00
SECOND EMPIRE MEDLEY. British Technical & General Press.
Ed. W H HOLDEN. 1952. Contributions by Ivor Guest, Olive Abbott, Pierre Chanlaine, R Critchley,
Horace Wyndham & the Editor. Illustrated. £10.00
DIE BESTREBUNGEN DES NATIONALVEREINS in ihrem Widerspruche mit der gesetzlichen Ordnung innerhalb des deutschen Bundes und der einzelnen Bundesstaaten. ( The efforts of the Nationalverein & its confrontation with the
law of the German Union & its individual states.)
ALS Mannscript gedruckt. Dresden . Possibly 1860's as a translator has indicated this &
has written,"This passage refers to the secret prepositions for the formation of a
United Germany in 1869…" 24pp in original wraps. £15.00
CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF RUSSIAN & SLAVIC POETRY.
Ed J S C De RADIUS . 1854. Seyfang, London .
Contains early translations of Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Slovak verse,
Slovene, into English. The Editor was exiled from South Russia . Aeg.
Burgundy boards darkened with age & use, otherwise very good. £175.00
Ed P HOGGART & T REDPATH. Harrap & Co. 1964.
Name on front end paper. The work of Coleridge, Wordsworth, Crabbe & Blake
as seen by their contemporaries & themselves. £12.00
COVENT GARDEN BOOKLETS. (1970)
Covent Garden Press, London .
Booklets numbered one to six:- The Magic Egg by Frank R. Stockton;
A Look into Hawthorn's Workshop by Nathaniel Hawthorne;
The Heir of the McHuishes by Bret Harte;
Balaam & his Master by Joel C Harris;
Positive Romance by Edward Bellamy;
'For Bravery on the Field of Battle' by Thomas Bailey Aldrich.
All in very good condition, contained in box which a little damaged. £95.00
FROM ANNE TO VICTORIA .
Ed. Bonamy DOBREE. 1937. Cassell.
Original essays by various hands:- G Greene-Fielding & Sterne-11pp;
L Woolf on Tom Paine, E Muir on Walter Scott, W H Auden on Pope, Eliot on Byron,
H Read on William Hogarth, S Spender Keats & Shelley, J Laver on David Garrick,
G Santayana on Bishop Berkeley, J Hayward on J Swift, H Kingsmill on Sam Johnson,
R West on Wilkes, W Plomer on Captain Cook, M Muggeridge on Warren Hastings,
W A Darlington on Sheridan , C Carswell on Burns, H G Porteus on W Blake,
F W Bateson on Worsworth & Coleridge, etc. etc.
Covers a little worn. £25.00
THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF SONGS & LYRICS.
Ed. F T PALGRAVE. 1861. Macmillan.
'The best songs & lyrical poems in the English language.'
Green cloth, gilt, rubbed, ruled in blind on lower cover; ruled & lettered
in gilt on spine which is frayed on ends. 4 notes on p323. Name & date on
inside front end paper. Clearly a much used copy, nonetheless good. 332pp. £50.00
DERBYSHIRE, IN PROSE & VERSE.
Ed. W & C JERROLD. 1929. Elkin Mathews.
(Editor, G Eliot, Eliza Cooke, C Bronte, W Wordsworth, J Austen, the Sitwells, etc.) Inscription on front end paper. Includes publishers' uncommon bookmarker. £10.00
ESSAYS IN THE HISTORY OF PUBLISHING. 1724-1974.
Ed. Asa BRIGGS. 1974. Longmans.
Published in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Longman Publishing House. Contributors include Editor, Hans Schmoller on the Paperback Revolution, John Clive, R Oglivie, David Daiches, etc. Illustrated. Pictorial end papers. 468pp.
Dw slightly stained & frayed otherwise very good. £25.00
BEYOND THE GASLIGHT.
Ed. Hilary & Dik EVANS. 1976. F Muller.
Dw. Science in Popular Fiction 1895-1905.
(J Mills, Grant Allen, Cutcliffe Hyne, E Tickner-Edwardes, G C Wallis, F M White, F T Bullen, J London, F Harris, F C Smale, J M Bacon, G Griffith, etc.)
Illustrations from Mary Evans Picture Library. A very good copy. £10.00
THE MINSTRELSY OF ISIS .
Ed. J B FIRTH. 1908. Chapman & Hall. Illustrated.
An Anthology of Poems relating to Oxford . Name on front end paper.
Original pictorial cloth gilt. Pictorial end papers. (T Watts-Dunton, W Shenstone,
T Warton, M Arnold , T Tickell, A Noyes, F W Faber , O Wilde, L Johnson, etc.) £25.00
FAIRY & FOLK TALES OF THE IRISH PEASANTRY.
1888. W Scott. Camelot Series. W B YEATS' second book, the first to be edited by him.
(W Allingham, W Carleton, T C Croker, S Ferguson , E Walsh, L Maclintock,
Lady Wilde, Miss O'Leary,etc. with translations by D Hyde, etc.)
Red cloth slightly soiled, Bookplate & short presentation inscription dated
1890 on front end paper otherwise very good. Wade 212. £200.00