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GREENE, Graham. Yes and No and For Whom the Bell Chimes. London. The Bodley Head, [1983]. Limited edition. 8vo. Signed limited edition, number 109 of 750 copies printed. [2], 91pp, [1]. Origianl publishers olive green cloth, lettered in gilt, original acetate dustwrapper. Very minor shelfwear. Internally immaculate. A fine copy. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17058
[BADMINTON LIBRARY]. Yachting by Sir Edward Sullivan, Bart. Lord Brassey, K.C.B., C.E. Seth-Smith, C.B., G.L. Watson, R.T. Pritchett, Sir George Leach, K.C.B. Vice-President, Y.R.A. 'Thalassa', The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, E.F. Knight and Rev. G.L. Blake. In two volumes. London. Longmans, Green, and Co, 1895. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 430, [2]; xvi, 488pp. With half-title, frontispiece and terminal advertisement leaf (to Vol I only). Original publisher's decorative cloth. Some rubbing and marking to extremities and spine, some foxing to text. Later armorial bookplate of the Barons Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to FEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 15476
WORTH, Claud. Yacht cruising. London. Published by J. D. Potter, 1910. First edition. 8vo. [8], 272pp. With numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22036
SHAW, John. Woolton green: a domestic tale; with Other Miscellaneous Poems. Liverpool. Printed by Perry and Metcalfe, 1825. First edition. 8vo. xii, [5], 12-192pp. Rough-cut leaves. With two engraved plates bound at front. Contemporary calf over blue paper boards, lettering piece, gilt. Extremities somewhat rubbed, damp-staining to boards, corners bumped. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional marginal dust-soiling. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 13004
FAWCETT, Millicent Garrett. Women's suffrage: a short history of a great movement. London. T. C. & E. C. Jack, [1912]. First edition. 8vo. 94pp, [2]. With a half-title and a final leaf of advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, decorated and lettered in black. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Some browning to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp, a fine copy. Two contemporary postcards depicting Fawcett and other members of the women's suffrage movement loosely inserted. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: ' To Irene Hancock with ... More > £ 3,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20194
MORGAN, Lady. Woman, or ida of athens. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. First edition. 12mo. In four volumes. xxviii, 223, [1]: [4], 272; [4], 192; [4], 290pp, [10]. With half-titles to each volume, exception Vol. I - as issued? Contemporary calf, rubbed, some cracking to surface of spines. Head of each title torn away, presumably to remove an ownership inscription. Half-title and title of vol IV detached, with some dog-earring. Marginal tear to K12, vol. I, marginal paper flaw to ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16831
[WIT'S MAGAZINE]. Wit, Humour, and Entertainment. Number II. [III., IV., and V.] (Price sixpence only) To be continued on the First Day of every Month, Of the wit's magazine; or, library of momus... London. Printed for Harrison and Co., 1784. 8vo. Four parts only. Without engraved plates (published with one to each issue). Original publisher's mauve printed wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, wrappers creased and worn, loss to spines, some chipping to edges, without lower wrapper of No. III., upper wrapper of No. IV detached. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21847
WILLIAMS, G. Valentine. With our army in flanders. London. Edward Arnold, 1916. Second impression. 8vo. xi, [1], 34, 8pp. With a frontispiece, a further 15 plates, a a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spins sunned. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21511
GRANT, Joan. Winged pharaoh. London. Arthur Baker Ltd., 1937. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 382pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Hinges exposed, endpapers browned. Ink-stamp of the Officers Mess Library R.A.F. Catfoss to title page alongside pasted down manuscript receipt recording the sale of the book to Reginald Sims, with inked ownership inscription of Sims to recto of FFEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21234
RUTHERFURD, John. William moon, LL.D. F.R.G.S., F.S.A. and his work for the blind. London. Hodder and Stoughton, 1898. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 280pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and 12 photographic plates. Original publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth. Some rubbing to extremities. Light toning to endpapers, hinges exposed, coloured pencil ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. Association copy, ink inscription to recto of FFEP; 'With the compliments / of / Miss Adelaide E. C. Moon / April 1911'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16482
GRAY, D. J. Thomson. Wild Nature in Strathearn. Crieff. David Philips, 1902. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 184pp, [2]. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece, a portrait of the author, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Lightly foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22000
[JEFFERIES, Richard]. Wild life in a southern county. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1879. First edition. 8vo. xii, 387pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, blocked in black, gilt, and blind. Extremities rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate to FEP, inked ownership inscription to recto of half-title, very occasional light spotting/chipping to margins. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20807
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Wild flowers; or, pastoral and local poetry. London. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe...and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. First edition. 12mo. v, [4], viii-x, 132pp. With an engraved frontispiece and seven engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary inked gift inscription to head of title-page; 'F. G. Spencer / given to him by his Father / 1811', internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 18719
[MATHEMATICS]. W. H. Theobold's Mid Nineteenth-century Mathematical Workbook. [s.n.] C.1851. Quarto. 53ff. Manuscript on paper. Victorian melange paper backed marbled boards. Rubbed, with some tearing and loss to base of spine. One leav detached, with two more nearly so but just holding. An immaculately presented early-Victorian mathematical workbook, throughout with solved problems under the two headings 'Mental Calculations' and 'Promiscuous Questions', with several problems mentioning the dates 1850/51. Examples include: 'What would a board 16 feet ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 9163
RUSSELL, Bertrand. What is the Soul?. Girard, Kansas. Haldeman-Julius Publications, [1947]. 8vo. 32pp. Original publisher's printed orange paper wrappers. Light rubbing and creasing to extremities. Leaves toned and spotted, occasional pencil markings to margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16880