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Scarce and decorative antiquarian books and first editions on all subjects

 

Welcome to Rooke Books antiquarian bookseller.

We specialise in rare and hard to come by works on all subjects over the last 500 years, together with modern first editions and decorative sets and bindings.

We sell throughout the world and dispatch to all five continents each week.

Please feel free to browse and contact us with any questions, though please note that we do not buy books directly.

 

 

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1808 18vol The Works of the Rev Jonathan Swift Thomas Sheridan John Nichols
1808 18vol The Works of the Rev Jonathan Swift Thomas Sheridan John Nichols

Price: £550.00

A collection of the written works of Jonathan Swift, the eminent eighteenth-century satirist. A new edition, corrected and revised by John Nichols. Eighteen volumes of nineteen only (missing volume II). John Nichols (2 February...

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1811 A Tale of a Tub Jonathan Swift First Novel Coloured Plates
1811 A Tale of a Tub Jonathan Swift First Novel Coloured Plates

Price: £250.00

A smart copy of Jonathan Swift's first and most challenging satire. With seven hand-coloured plates. The Tale is a prose parody which is divided into sections of "digression" and a "tale" of three brothers, each representing one...

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c1800 Moore's Irish Melodies Illustrated by D. Maclise New Edition London
c1800 Moore's Irish Melodies Illustrated by D. Maclise New Edition London

Price: £495.00

An exquisite, illustrated edition of Moore's Irish Melodies. Illustrated by D. Maclise. From the Preface: "Whatever merit there may be in interpreting the voice that spoke in my country's music, lending it a vent in verse, and...

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1962 An Unofficial Rose by Iris Murdoch First Edition
1962 An Unofficial Rose by Iris Murdoch First Edition

Price: £99.99

A copy of 'An Unofficial Rose' by Iris Murdoch. Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (July 1919 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil,...

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