THE ILLUSTRATED EXHIBITOR. Cassell. 1851.
A tribute to the World's Industrial Jubilee: comprising Sketches, by pen & pencil,
of the principal objects in the Great Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations.
Bound in half calf, embossed boards somewhat worn & ends of spine frayed
with only very slight foxing of final marbled end paper. All ten fold out engravings present & in very good condition as is the whole book. 8vo. 556pp. £100.00
BALSTON,Thomas. STAFFORDSHIRE PORTRAIT FIGURES OF THE VICTORIAN AGE. 1958. Faber. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Mrs C Woodham-Smith who heads the acknowledgements list of collectors who helped Balston. Included is Balston's 16pp supplement containing corrections & 108 new entries. £75.00
BARRETT, C R B. ESSEX : HIGHWAYS,BYWAYS & WATERWAYS. 1892/3. Lawrence & Bullen. Two volumes uniformly bound in brown boards, gilt lettering, heraldic embossments. Name on both front end papers. Illustrated. 227+232pp. £60.00
BOUTET, Henri. LES MODES FEMININES DU XIXE SIECLE. (1900)
E Flammarion Paris. Introduced by M J Clarete. Illustrated with a hundred coloured delicate plates- en dessins inlumines au pinceaur-dated yearly from 1801-1900. Original canvas backed pictorial boards with original ribbon ties.
Corners a little bumped, cover very slightly rubbed otherwise very good.
Bookplate on front end paper. £300.00
BROWN, Robert. Editor. OUR EARTH AND ITS STORY. nd. Cassell.
A Popular Treatise on Physical Geography issued, published probably at the end of the 19th century, in very good condition. Illustrated with 24 coloured plates & maps (some folding) & more than 450 woodcuts. £50.00
BUCKLAND, Frank. FAMILIAR HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES. 1873. S.P.C.K. Inscription written on top of preface page dated 1873. Illustrated throughout. Original gilt decorated covers in very good condition. £25.00
LAVER, Henry. THE MAMMALS, REPTILES & FISHES OF ESSEX. 1898.
Simpkin Marshall. Red cloth with decorated end papers, slightly foxed.
Spine sunned. Name stamped on rear of front end paper.
138pp with 8 full page & 2 half-page illustrations. Uncommon. £40.00
CHRISTY, Miller. THE TRADE SIGNS OF ESSEX . 1887. Griffith, Farran, Okeden. Red embossed boards. Spine sunned. Decorated end papers.
Name on front end paper. Front hinge cracking.184pp. Illustrated. £16.00
COOK, Edward T. A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY. 1888. Macmillan. Introduced by J Ruskin-3pp. including, by special permission, notes collected from the works of "Mr Ruskin." 703pp text including index of pictures & painters. Original cloth slightly rubbed abong the spine. Gilt lettering. £20.00
COOTE, Walter. WANDERINGS SOUTH & EAST. 1882. Samspson Low, Marston. With two maps & 47 wood engravings. 4 parts comprising The Australian Colonies, The Pacific IIslands, The Far East & Spanish America. Publishers adds dated Dec 1881 at rear. Head, foot & edges of spine rubbed with half the leading edge parting but with all lettering & gilt pictorial upper case unaffected. Internally very good indeed, free from foxing, uncommon & rarely found in fine condition. £65.00
CRISP, Frederick Arthur. LIST OF PARISH REGISTERS AND OTHER GENEALOGICAL WORKS. 1897. Privatelyt printed. Marbled paper covered boards. Upper panel corners bumped. Very light foxing on endpapers. £30.00
CROSS, A W S. PRACTICAL NOTES FOR ARCHITECTURAL DRAUGHTSMEN. Technical Journals Ltd. nd. 2nd Edn. 27 separate plates, all published, in original wallet container. The margins of plate no 27 is badly affected by damp as is the wallet container. Another plate is black ink blotted, the remaining are very good despite some marginal soiling. Included is another complete set differing in so far as they omit the identities of the authors & the verso of each plate is blank. The paper is finer, the quality & condition is excellent. Also present are 13 plates illustrating the measurements, Cornices, Bases & architectural details from Roman Monuments . All folio. £30.00
DOE, John. THE BRIDGE MANUAL. 1900. F Warne. An Illustrated practical course of instruction & complete guide to the conventions of the game. Name on front end paper together with the owner's visiting card. A scarce first edition. £85.00
LE GUIDE CULINAIRE avec P GILBERT et E PETU . 1912. Paris .
3rd edition enlarged by more than 300pp & incorporating considerable revision
of previous editions. Leather backed marbled boards & marbled end papers.
Raised spine lightly rubbed with gilt decoartion & lettering. Outter edges of paper
margins lightly browned quite clear of text otherwise an excellent copy of a very
much sought after edition, rare in this condition. 940pp. £250.00
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE ART OF MODERN COOKERY. 1979. Heinemann. Red boards, gilt. First translation into English in its entirety of Le Guide Culinaire, Translated by H L Cracknell and R J Kaufmann. Port/frontis of Escoffier. 646pp. £20.00
GASPEY, Thomas. THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE TEXT OF HUME & SMOLLETT. (1860) London Printing & Publishing. Vol,4, covering the years 1757-1760, 360pp plus the index. Excellent copy in half leather with raised decorated spine lettered in gilt. Unfoxed fullplate illustrations; all edges marbled. £16.00
GROTE, George. SEVEN LETTERS ON THE RECENT POLITICS IN SWITZERLAND . 1847. T C Newby. Inscribed Presentation copy dated the year of publication to George Cornwell Lewis whose bookplate is o the paste-down.
Original cloth in very good condition. £120.00
HENEAGE, JESSE, J. MEMOIRS OF CELEBRATED ETONIANS. 1875.
Richard Bentley. 2 volumes, bound in purple cloth & gilt, both with ex-libris bookplates. The base of the spine to volume 2 has a tear & there is some light foxing throughout but hardly affecting the text. Inscription on front end paper of volume 1 & the front end paper missing from volume 2, otherwise in very good condition. Amongst the more famous Old Etonians featured are Henry Fielding, Thomas Gray, Horace Walpole & Lord North. 2 volumes. 377 + 354pp. Uncommon. £80.00
HOSMER, James K. THE JEWS. THE STORY OF THE NATIONS. 1885.
T Fisher Unwin. Contemporary Inscription on front end paper. Illustrated.
Ex-library. Reading copy only. £4.00
HUTCHINSON, Peter Orlando. CHRONICLES OF GRETNA GREEN . 1844. Richard Bentley. Two volumes bound in one, complete with the half title, title page contents present in volume 2. Coloured wood engravings in text.
Pasted on the front pastedown is a 30 line newspaper cutting titled
" A Gretna Green Marriage", dated 5th June 78, detailing a court case citing a
previous Gretna marriage as reason for annulment.
The front hinge is parting & there is a small closed tear on the map frontis but the
general condition & text is very good indeed. Coloured wood engravings in text.
308pp plus 284pp. A scarce title. £185.00
HULME, Frederick Edward. FAMILIAR WILD FLOWERS. Cassell. Vols.1-5 . (188-?). . Bound in green cloth, gilt titling on spine, light green embossed decoration of flowers on upper board. 8vo. Almost certainly first editions of a series that was reprinted many times- the 16pp publisher's adds at the rear contain no mention of this series. Each volume contains 40 full-page early photo-lithographic colour plates & each entry has its appropriate wood-engraved floral initial letter and tailpiece. All 5 volumes are in very good condition. £400.00
THE HOLY BIBLE.
1846. Samuel Bagster.
Full morocco with embossed border& decoration on covers, gilt lettering on spine, gilt edges, gilt decorated edging on end papers. Text in 2 columns with margin notes in the center of the page. Fold out charts & coloured maps, all intact & bright. Name label removed from front end paper otherwise in excellent condition. £60.00
Commonly called THE ALCORAN OF MOHAMMED. 1850. W Tegg.
Translated. with explanatory notes taken from the most approved commentators
to which is prefixed a preliminary discourse by George SALE .
New edition with a memoir of the translator. Original ornate cloth lacking spine
otherwise very good indeed with 5 plates - 4 folding - at the rear. £150.00
LEIGH, Edward. CRITICA SACRA. 1662. Fourth Edn corrected & enlarged
by way of supplement to the whole book. Portrait/ frontis of author dated 1662.
in 2 parts:- the first containing OBSERVATIONS on all the RADICES or
PRIMITIVE HEBREW WORDS of the OLD TESTAMENT.
the second:- Philological & Theological OBSERVATIONS upon all the
GREEK WORDS of the NEW TESTAMENT.
Full leather, both covers parted. The margins have been affected by chewing
or damp damage but except for edges of the indexes at the end of the book
the text has been left intact. £100.00
LEVIEN,H & HAMILTON,W D.
OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF GREECE . 1853.
John Weale. Ex-Poetry Society Bookplate & blind stamp on front end papers
which are cracked. Original patterned board. Contents very good. £8.00
PALEY, F A.
A MANUAL OF GOTHIC MOULDINGS . 1845. John Van Voorst, London .
A Practical Treatise on their Formations, Gradual Development, Combinations
& Varieties; with full directions for copying them & for determining their dates.
Illustrated with nearly 500 examples. Bkplt on front end paper.
Half calf a little worn but other-wise in very good condition. £100.00
THE BIBLE OF ST MARK. 1898. St Mark's Church:
The Altar & Throne of Venice . A minute account, both historical & descriptive,
of St Mark's Church, Venice with 82 illustrations. Teg with gilt illustration on
front cover. Presentation inscription on front end paper.
Slight foxing of prelims otherwise an very pleasing copy. £16.00
SCOTT, G R.
THE HISTORY OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT. 1938. Laurie.
A survey of flagellation in its historical anthropological & sociological aspects.
Second edition with an additional new 10pp introduction by the author.
Original cloth slightly worn, but a very good copy with all illustrations present. £20.00
A CLASSICAL DICTIONARY OF BIOGRAPHY, MYTHOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY. 1873. W J Robinson. 13th edition. Illustrated.
Black buckram, gilt. Name on front end paper. Very slight staining to top of prelims otherwise very good. 832pp. £40.00
SPARKES, John & GANDY, Walter.
POTTERS. (1900) Partridge. Their Arts and Crafts. (Pottery processes , ancient, medieval, oriental, porcelain & 19th century pottery.) Lacks front end paper. Illustrated. Cream covers with embossed decoration very slightly marked. Aeg. £10.00
THE SUCKLING PAPERS . ESSEX . 1845. John Weale. Memorials of the antiquities & architecture, family history & heraldry of the County of Essex . 34 plates & 71 wood-cuts. Green boards slightly sunned, with gilt lettering to the frayed spine. Inscription & two bookplates on front paste down, neat name & date on front end paper.
151pp, the contents being in remarkably good condition for a book of this age. Uncommon. £165.00
TARN, E Wyndham.
TREDGOLDS' ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF CARPENTRY
to which is added an Essay on the Nature & Properties of Timber. 1886.
Crosby Lockwood & Co. This Edition thoroughly revised & considerably englarged. 61 engravings & numerous woodcuts. Excellent copy free from foxing also
ALS from Tarn, giving his recommendations, included. £60.00
TRUMBULL, H Clay.
HINTS ON CHILD-TRAINING. 1891. Hodder & Stoughton .
Green boards & gilt. Spine sunned otherwise very good. 312pp. £25.00
A DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE. 1853. 3rd Edition.
Ingram, Cooke & Co. comprising Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation & Definitions
of Words, Synopsis of Words differently pronouced by different Orthoepists &
Walker's Key to the classical pronunciation of Greek, Latin & Scripture proper names, revised & enlarged by C A Goodrich with the addition of Modern Geographical Names with their pronunciation. Boards loose, contents complete - good only. £5.00
WINTON,J G &, MILLAR,W J.
MODERN STEAM PRACTICE & ENGINEERING. 1883. Gebbie & Co. USA . Vol 1. Profusely illustrated with engravings & separate folded plates. Complete as published, the text ends abruptly on p320 in common with all copies of this edition. £40.00