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WILLAN, Robert. On Cutaneous Diseases.

WILLAN, Robert. On Cutaneous Diseases.

J. Johnson. 1808.


4to. Twentieth century quarter brown calf, marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt rules, red morocco lanel with gilt lettering; pp. xiv + 104 + 111-556 + [ii, index], 33 hand-coloured…

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MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Tiger. Plate A.

MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Tiger. Plate A.

An original etching in red ochre, signed in the plate, also signed, inscribed and numbered 4/15 plate A, in pencil on Arches paper. From the deluxe edition of the "Animals in the Zoo" album, printed by James Collyer and John Crossley, London 1982. 275 x 350 mm.


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DEVERIA, Laure. Fleurs Dessinées D'Apres Nature…

DEVERIA, Laure. Fleurs Dessinées D'Apres Nature et Lithographiées.

Paris:Jeannin. 1833-38.


Folio (475 x 335 mm). Contemporary dark green half morocco, cloth boards with blind floral pattern, gilt spine with raised bands; title page and 24 hand-coloured lithographs after Laure…

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BURGES, William. Architectural Drawings By W…

BURGES, William. Architectural Drawings By W. Burges Architect.

William Clowes, 1870.


Folio (560 x 375 mm). Publisher's quarter crimson morocco over pebble-grain cloth covered boards, sometime expertly rebacked preserving the original gilt-lettered spine; title-page…

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TEESDALE, Henry and Co. Teesdale and Co's…

TEESDALE, Henry and Co. Teesdale and Co's General Atlas of the World ... Containing Separate Maps of its Various Countries and States, and Exhibiting the Boundaries, Divisions, and Physical Features; also the British and Foreign Railways, Completed and Projected: together with Lines of Telegraph. Comprehended in Forty-Seven Maps, Including Ancient Maps of Greece, the Roman and Persian Empires, and Palestine. Revised and Corrected by the Late Dr. Arnold, Head Master of Rugby School ... The Whole Being Carefully Corrected to 1859.

London: 'Published by H. Teesdale and Co. ... Sold by Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.', [c. 1859-1861].


Folio (390 x 270mm). Contemporary half red roan gilt over cloth, spine gilt in compartments and lettered in one, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; letterpress title and index, printed on…

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LEAR, Edward. Paleheaded Parrakeet. Platycercus…

LEAR, Edward. Paleheaded Parrakeet. Platycercus palliceps.

Lithograph with original hand-colour from 'Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae or Parrots', London, 1832. Paper size: 540 x 374 mm.


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OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster…


OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster no.IV.

Original engraving from the first edition of "Delle Logge di Raffaelle nel Vaticano" by Giovanni Volpato after Raphael's famous decorations in the Vatican, Rome. Published between 1772-1777. 1030 x 380 mm.


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OXFAM. OxCrimes.

Profile Books. A Project for Oxfam. 2014.


8vo., original publisher's binding in slipcase.First edition of this anthology of crime short stories, signed limited edition of 150 copies of which 100 are available for sale. 

OxCrimes is introduced by Ian Rankin. The stellar cast of contributors includes Ian Rankin, John Harvey, Maxim Jakubowski, John Connolly, Christopher Fowler, Simon Lewis, James Sallis, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Anne Zouroudi, Phil Rickman, Mark Billingham, Alexander McCall Smith, Anthony Horowitz, Val McDermid, Peter James, Adrian McKinty, Denise Mina, Louise Welsh, Martyn Waites, George Pelecanos, Neil Gaiman, Stella Duffy, Peter Robinson, Fred Varga, Stuart Neville, Ann Cleeves, and Walter Mosley.

Following the success of OxTales and OxTravels, this collection of crime writing is the latest Oxfam fundraiser, introduced by Britain's greatest crime writer, Ian Rankin, and featuring a compelling cast of suspects.

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Copies of the signed editions of both OxTales (£495) and OxTravels (£250) are also available. Contact Andrew McGeachin to purchase.