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AESCHYLUS & PINDAR. Aeschyli Tragoediae [bound…

1. AESCHYLUS & PINDAR. Aeschyli Tragoediae [bound with] Pindari Epinicia.

Lipsiae. Sumptibus Ottonis Holtze. 1877.

£498

Small 8vo., 2 volumes bound as one. Bound in full black straight-grained morocco, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and densely gilt in the panels and on the wide bands, the covers with…

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ALI, Monica. Brick Lane.

2. ALI, Monica. Brick Lane.

Doubleday. 2003.

£98

8vo. Original black cloth; a fine copy in a finr dust-jacket.First edition. Signed by the author. The basis for the 2007 film directed by Sarah Gavron.

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ALSTON, Charles Henry. Wild Life in the West…

3. ALSTON, Charles Henry. Wild Life in the West Highlands.

Glasgow: Maclehose. 1912.

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8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; pp. x + [ii] + 271, 2 colour plates, 6 b&w plates, 1 vignette to title page; binding sunned, occasional spotting, very good.First…

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[RUSSIAN COSTUME]. Picturesque Representations…

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4. [RUSSIAN COSTUME]. Picturesque Representations Of The Dress And Manners Of The Russians.

London: Printed for John Murray, Albemarle-Street, by W. Bulmer And Co., Cleveland-Row. 1814.

£798

Royal 8vo. Bound in Regency style in full straight-grain red morocco, spine with 4 wide flat bands decorated with lattice tools in gilt, elaborately gilt in compartments and lettered…

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[ASTON MARTIN]  ARCHER, Alan; CUTTING, Ted…

5. [ASTON MARTIN] ARCHER, Alan; CUTTING, Ted; MURRAY, Neil and WILLIAMS, Richard. Aston Martin The Compleat Car

Palawan Press 1994 .

£3500

Folio, original full racing green morocco, lettered in gilt on spine and with gilt blocks of Aston Martin insignia on upper board, with brass mounted plaque on upper board reading…

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AUSTEN, Jane (author).  Hugh THOMSON…

6. AUSTEN, Jane (author). Hugh THOMSON (illustrator). Mansfield Park.

London; Macmillan And Co., Limited. 1897.

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8vo. Original elaborately blind-stamped deep red boards, ruled and lettered in gilt to spine and upper cover, top edge rough, others untrimmed; pp. vi, [vii-xviii] + 428 + [i] + [2…

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AUSTEN, Jane (author).  Hugh THOMSON…

7. AUSTEN, Jane (author). Hugh THOMSON (illustrator). Emma.

London; Macmillan And Co., Limited. 1904.

£298

8vo. Attractively bound in twentieth century half dark red calf over red cloth sides, spine with 5 raised bands elaborately gilt in compartments with two onlaid crimson leather labels…

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AUSTEN, Jane (author).  J.C. SQUIRE…

8. AUSTEN, Jane (author). J.C. SQUIRE (Introduction by). The Complete Novels of Jane Austen.

London; William Heinemann Ltd. 1928.

£850

Thick 8vo.; finely bound in contemporary half forest green morocco over green marbled boards, spine with 5 raised bands strikingly ruled in compartments in gilt and lettered direct in…

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BABBAGE, Charles Mr Babbage's Invention. Copies of…

9. BABBAGE, Charles Mr Babbage's Invention. Copies of the correspondence between the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury and the President and Council of the Royal Society, relative to an Invention of Mr. Babbage.

House of Commons. 1823.

£3500

Folio. Unbound, stitched at inner margin as issued, in custom-made blue cloth-backed chemise with silk ties and paper label to front; pp. 6 + [ii], docket title to verso of last leaf…

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[BAKST, Leon]  SOUHAMI, Diana. Bakst.  The…

10. [BAKST, Leon] SOUHAMI, Diana. Bakst. The Rothschild Panels of The Sleeping Beauty.

Philip Wilson. 1992.

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4to., original cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. A very good copy.First edition. In 1890, Bakst had seen the dress rehearsal of Tchaikovsky’s first production of the ballet…

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BANKS, Iain The Steep Approach to Garbadale.

11. BANKS, Iain The Steep Approach to Garbadale.

Little Brown. 2007

£98

8vo., original red cloth lettered in white on spine and in blind on upper board, in original publisher's slipcase.First edition, limited edition of 1000 numbered copies signed by the author.

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BATES, H.E. Through the Woods.

12. BATES, H.E. Through the Woods.

Victor Gollancz. 1936.

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4to. Original cloth; pp. 142, 73 wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker; very good.First edition. A classic book on English woodland which looks at its trees, wildlife, flowers and human…

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BAWDEN, Edward, (illustrator). Life In An…

13. BAWDEN, Edward, (illustrator). Life In An English Village.

Harmondsworth; Penguin, 1949.

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Small 8vo. Publisher's decorated boards; pp. [v], 6-30 + [ii] + 16 colour lithographed plates by Bawden; near fine,; rather elusive in this condition.First edition; number 51 in the…

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BAWDEN, Edward. Dear Edward.  Being the…

14. BAWDEN, Edward. Dear Edward. Being the Correspondence between Peyton Skipwith & Edward Bawden 1968 - 1989.

Hand & Eye Editions 2017.

£140

8vo., original red cloth backed patterned paper covered boards. New.First edition, limited edition of 325 numbered copies. With a foreword by David GentlemanFrom the publisher's…

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BEARD, Geo. M. and A.D. ROCKWELL. The Medical…

15. BEARD, Geo. M. and A.D. ROCKWELL. The Medical Use of Electricity, with special reference to general electrization as a tonic in neuralgia, rheumatism, dyspepsia, chorea, paralysis, and other affections associated with general debility.

New York: William Wood & Co., Publishers. 1867.

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Small 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering in gilt decorative panels to upper board; pp. i - 65; slight loss to head and foot of spine, internally very clean, very good.First edition…

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