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1864 Poems by Florence M. Byng Private Press Very Scarce
1864 Poems by Florence M. Byng Private Press Very Scarce

Price: £150.00

A very scarce copy of this book of poetry by Florence M. Byng. 1 of 51 copies privately printed by the Riccardi Press Fount. With a frontispiece.

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1877 Monumental Inscriptions in the Parish Church of Cheltenham Private Print
1877 Monumental Inscriptions in the Parish Church of Cheltenham Private Print

Price: £110.00

A scarce privately-printed work on the inscriptions of the parish church of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. With original wraps bound in.

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1881 Fugitiva Poetry for Private Press VERY SCARCE
1881 Fugitiva Poetry for Private Press VERY SCARCE

Price: £165.00

A very scarce collection of poetry printed privately. Includes poems entitled 'Sky', 'Heather', 'The Beggar' and 'The Aeolian Harp'.

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1885 Friends' First-Day School Association Report Proceedings of a Conference
1885 Friends' First-Day School Association Report Proceedings of a Conference

Price: £90.00

A nicely bound copy of this conference notes.From a conference dated 16th and 17th February 1885.This work includes as list of visitors, preliminary meeting, and introductory business. Following this there is 'our aim as first-day...

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1890 Celles Qui Tuent La Baronne De Livry Marc De Montifaud Those Who Kill
1890 Celles Qui Tuent La Baronne De Livry Marc De Montifaud Those Who Kill

Price: £120.00

A copy of Montifaud's work on Baronness Livry, in French.From a Limited Edition of 500 copies. With a black and white engraved Frontispiece.

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1891 Catoninetales Hattie Brown W J LINTON LIMITED ED
1891 Catoninetales Hattie Brown W J LINTON LIMITED ED

Price: £260.00

A first edition of this adventurous tale of the nine lives of a cat, written in verse. "In Nine Fyttes." Hand-numbered copy 191 of 330. Written by William James Linton under the pseudonym of Hattie Brown, "A young lady of colour...

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1891 HATTIE BROWN Catoninetales LINTON LIMITED Leather
1891 HATTIE BROWN Catoninetales LINTON LIMITED Leather

Price: £375.00

A first edition of this adventurous tale of the nine lives of a cat, written in verse. "In Nine Fyttes." Hand-numbered, 6 of 35 copies on Japanese vellum. In a signed binding by Zaehnsdorf. With two bookplates to front endpapers. Written...

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1894-95 4vol W G Waters Novellino of Masuccio Nights of Straparola Limited Ed
1894-95 4vol W G Waters Novellino of Masuccio Nights of Straparola Limited Ed

Price: £195.00

Four uniformly-bound translations by W. G. Waters. Containing: The Novellino of Masuccio (in two volumes) The Nights of Straparola (in two volumes) Limited to one thousand copies, of which this is numbered 725. Illustrated...

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1897 List Of Parish Registers Other Genealogical Works Edit Private Print Crisp
1897 List Of Parish Registers Other Genealogical Works Edit Private Print Crisp

Price: £33.99

List of Parish Registers and Other Genealogical Works edited by Frederick Arthur Crisp, 1897. Printed at the editor's Private Press with his facsimile signature to front. First edition. Being a catalogue of books of Parish Registers...

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1899 Erhard Ratdolt Work Venice Gilbert Redgrave Colour Illustrated Limited
1899 Erhard Ratdolt Work Venice Gilbert Redgrave Colour Illustrated Limited

Price: £80.00

An uncommon copy of Redgrave's work on Erhard Ratdolt. From the second printing, of 150 copies only. With a red and black Frontispiece, and numerous plates and illustrations throughout, both colour and black and white. Erhard Ratdolt...

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1899 List Of Parish Registers Other Genealogical Works Edit Crisp Private Print
1899 List Of Parish Registers Other Genealogical Works Edit Crisp Private Print

Price: £22.99

List of Parish Registers and Other Genealogical Works edited by Frederick Arthur Crisp, 1899. Printed at the editor's Private Press with a facsimile of his signature to front. First edition. Being a catalogue of books of Parish...

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1901 3vols Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians Roycrofters Hubbard
1901 3vols Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians Roycrofters Hubbard

Price: £395.00

Three attractive books by Elbert Hubbard, printed at his Roycroft Press. First editions. Three volumes of Hubbard's nine-volume work, Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great. Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 May 7, 1915)...

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1904 Civil War Hampshire Story of Basing House Godwin Plates Limited Edition
1904 Civil War Hampshire Story of Basing House Godwin Plates Limited Edition

Price: £95.00

An uncommon copy of Godwin's work.From a limited edition of five hundred copies: 450 Ordinary, 50 with Double Plates. This is number 1 Ordinary. With a colour Frontispiece, and plates throughout.

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1905 Heliodorus Aethiopica Adventures Theagenes Chariclea Franklin Richards
1905 Heliodorus Aethiopica Adventures Theagenes Chariclea Franklin Richards

Price: £45.00

A scarce copy of Richards' translation of this Greek romance. Heliodorus of Emesa was a Greek writer for whom two ranges of dates are suggested, either about the 250s AD or in the aftermath of Julian's rule, that is shortly after 363....

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1907 Sermo die Lune in Ebdomada Pache Facsimile Richard Fitz-James Limited Ed
1907 Sermo die Lune in Ebdomada Pache Facsimile Richard Fitz-James Limited Ed

Price: £49.99

A facsimile edition of this influential lecture delivered by Richard Fitz-James.Limited to two hundred and fifty copies only.

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1908 Catalogue Portraits Prints County Wilts Ambrose Tucker Collection
1908 Catalogue Portraits Prints County Wilts Ambrose Tucker Collection

Price: £40.00

A scarce copy of this catalogue, privately printed for Ambrose Tucker. With an introduction by Tucker, discussing the practice of print collecting.

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1910 Fredrick Goulding Master Printer of Copper Plates Martin Hardie Plates
1910 Fredrick Goulding Master Printer of Copper Plates Martin Hardie Plates

Price: £99.99

A biography of artist and engraver, Frederick Goulding.350 copies of this book have been printed, of which this is number 14. With chapter titles including Apprentice, Master Printer, The Man and his Work and more. Illustrated throughout...

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1921 L'eponge En Porcelaine Vincent Hyspa Illustrated Limited Edition
1921 L'eponge En Porcelaine Vincent Hyspa Illustrated Limited Edition

Price: £85.00

A copy of Hyspa's work, written as a result of his love of study and contemplation.With a colour Frontispiece, and illustrations throughout by Jules Depaquit.From a limited edition of only seventy-five copies, printed on pure vellum...

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1923 TAKING of HELEN Masefield LTD ED 1st SIGNED
1923 TAKING of HELEN Masefield LTD ED 1st SIGNED

Price: £36.99

Vellum bound with blue paper covered boards and gilt titles to spine. This is the first edition signed by the author and is limited edition number 655 of seven hundred and eighty copies printed on hand made paper.  A collectible...

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1924 BLY MARKET Gilbert LIMITED EDITION 1st MAP
1924 BLY MARKET Gilbert LIMITED EDITION 1st MAP

Price: £29.99

White cloth spine with red cloth boards and printed spine labels to spine and front board. This is the first edition and limited to eight hundred and seventy five for sale of which this is number 183. A collection of stories of...

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1928 Little Fadette George Sand Hamish Miles Translation Limited Edition
1928 Little Fadette George Sand Hamish Miles Translation Limited Edition

Price: £99.99

An English translation of this French novel by George Sand. La Petite Fadette is an 1849 novel by French novelist George Sand, ne Amantine Dupin. Sand wrote the rural story together with Francois le Champi in the 1840s as she left...

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1928 Woodward Translations of Italian French and German Poems No 93
1928 Woodward Translations of Italian French and German Poems No 93

Price: £32.99

A collection of poetry from numerous European writers, collected and translated by the Reverend G. R. Woodward. Including some rather explicit homosexual poetry from French writer Christophe Ballard. Number 93 of 136 printed copies. ...

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1931 Tales of Sea-Sorrow from the Greek Anthology Woodward Limited Edition
1931 Tales of Sea-Sorrow from the Greek Anthology Woodward Limited Edition

Price: £39.99

A collection of fragments of poetry about the sea, collected from Greek poetry and translated by the Reverend G. R. Woodward. Containing poems from Plato, Simonides and Flaccus, amongst others.

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1936 Those Who Write Them and Those Who Collect Them by William Saroyan Scarce
1936 Those Who Write Them and Those Who Collect Them by William Saroyan Scarce

Price: £180.00

A scarce first edition of this unauthorised pamphlet on book collecting by William Saroyan. With an introduction by respected publisher William Targ. William Saroyan (August 31, 1908 May 18, 1981) was an Armenian American dramatist...

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1937 Time and Adams Court An Attempt at Reconstruction Private Press
1937 Time and Adams Court An Attempt at Reconstruction Private Press

Price: £39.99

A record of the history of Adams Court in London, from the twelfth century when the site was a monastery to its transformation into luxury ecomomic offices in the nineteen-hundreds. With numerous illustrations throughout.

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1946 Koenigsmark Pierre Benoit Limited Edition Adventure Novel French
1946 Koenigsmark Pierre Benoit Limited Edition Adventure Novel French

Price: £140.00

A copy of Benoit's adventure novel, in French.From an edition of 3000 copies, this being numbered 146.With a colour Frontispiece by Touchagues.Pierre Benoit (16 July 1886 3 March 1962) was a French novelist and member of the Academie...

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1948-59 4 Vols G R Gayre R L Gair Gayre's Booke Complete Set Illus First Scarce
1948-59 4 Vols G R Gayre R L Gair Gayre's Booke Complete Set Illus First Scarce

Price: £450.00

A handsome edition of this detailed family history by G R Gayre. Gayre's Booke is an in-depth history of the family of Gayre and all it's offshoots through the various spellings and through physical emigration. Primarily concerned...

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1965 Human Universe and Other Essays by Charles Olson Ed By Donald Allen Limited
1965 Human Universe and Other Essays by Charles Olson Ed By Donald Allen Limited

Price: £425.00

A beautiful limited edition collection of essays by Charles Olson.One of 250 limited edition copies printed for the Aeurhahn society in 1965.Charles Olson was a second generation American poet, sometimes considered a primary postmodern...

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1977 Wedding Among Owls Extract From Human Factor Graham Greene Scarce
1977 Wedding Among Owls Extract From Human Factor Graham Greene Scarce

Price: £295.00

A scarce copy of this extract from Greene's novel.Issued in an edition of 250 copies for private distribution by the author and publisher for Christmas 1977, prior to the publication of the novel.With a printed note tucked inside,...

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1981 Ian Parsons 1906-1980 Text of Addresses Janet Smith R W David
1981 Ian Parsons 1906-1980 Text of Addresses Janet Smith R W David

Price: £30.00

A scarce copy of the text of addresses given in memory of Ian Parsons, at the Stationers' Hall on 10th December, 1980.Printed for private distribution.

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1983 Extracts From Conversations With Graham Greene Marie Francoise Allen Scarce
1983 Extracts From Conversations With Graham Greene Marie Francoise Allen Scarce

Price: £195.00

A scarce copy of these extracts from the conversations of Marie-Francoise Allen and Graham Greene.Issued in an edition of 225 copies for private distribution by the publisher, prior to publication of the book. With a personal handwritten...

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1984 Nineteen Eighty Four The Facsimilie of the Extant Manuscript George Orwell
1984 Nineteen Eighty Four The Facsimilie of the Extant Manuscript George Orwell

Price: £175.00

This work collects the existing pages of the manuscript of Orwell's masterpiece. It reproduces the original, handwritten pages at their original size, side by side with Davison's transcript to allow for easy reference....

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1984 Society of Bookmen Informal History 1921-84 Colin Eccleshare Limited Scarce
1984 Society of Bookmen Informal History 1921-84 Colin Eccleshare Limited Scarce

Price: £45.00

A scarce copy of this history of the Society of Bookmen.With a list of the society's members at the rear.The society was founded in 1921, by Hugh Walpole.

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1989 Nine Artists and a Press Randle The Whittington Press Limited Illustrated
1989 Nine Artists and a Press Randle The Whittington Press Limited Illustrated

Price: £29.00

This is a limited edition short history of the Whittington press. Limited to 950 copies, this being one of the 900 trade copies.

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1991 Design and Printing at University of California Press Signed August Fruge
1991 Design and Printing at  University of California Press Signed August Fruge

Price: £39.99

A history of the printing press at the University of California Press.Limited to 500 copies.Signed, 'For John and Jean' by the author to the front endpaper.

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c1950 Marquis De Sade La Philosophie Dans le Boudoir Helpey Limited Edition
c1950 Marquis De Sade La Philosophie Dans le Boudoir Helpey Limited Edition

Price: £210.00

A copy of Sade's Philosophy in the Boudoir, in French.With a study on Sade and his work by Helpey.Donatien Alphonse Francois de Sade (2 June 1740 2 December 1814), better known as the Marquis de Sade, was a French aristocrat, revolutionary...

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