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Hawkridge Bookshop BIOGRAPHY catalogue of antiquarian books

Author:ASHFORD OLIVER:
Title:PROPHET OR PROFESSOR? THE LIFE AND WORK OF LEWIS FRY RICHARDSON
Publisher:BRISTOL, ADAM HILGER,1985
Description:FIRST EDITION, FINE IN DUSTWRAPPER. PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUS. THE BIOGRAPHY OF A PIONEER IN PEACE STUDIES, METEOROLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY.
Price (£):50.00
Stock No:28963 Click to enquire

Author:ATKINSON D. H.:
Title:RALPH THORESBY, THE TOPOGRAPHER; HIS TOWN AND TIMES
Publisher:LEEDS, WALKER AND LAYCOCK, 1885
Description:FIRST EDITION, OCTAVO, TWO VOLUMES, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 488. FINELY REBOUND IN HALF BROWN LEATHER OVER MARBLED BOARDS, RAISED BANDS, RED TITLE LABLES, NEW ENDPAPERS. TEG, UNCIT PAGE EDGES. VOL. 1, 446 pp, list of subscribers, index. VOL. 2, 443 pp, index. A FINE AND HANDSOME SET. Ralph Thoresby (16 August 1658 16 October 1724), born in Leeds and is widely credited with being the first historian of that city. He was besides a merchant, non-conformist, fellow of the Royal Society, diarist, author, common-councilman in the Corporation of Leeds, and museum keeper.
Price (£):180.00
Stock No:24842 Click to enquire

Author:BASSOMPIERRE FRANCOIS DE:
Title:JOURNAL DE MA VIE ( 4 VOLUMES)
Publisher:PARIS, JULES RENOUARD, 1870
Description:FOUR VOLUMES COMPLETE, VERY MINOR EVIDENCE OF A LIBRARY - 4 DIGIT NUMBER TO REVERSE OF TITLE PAGE ONLY. VERY NICELY BOUND IN QUARTER LEATHER OVER BLUE BOARDS, MARBLED ENDPAPERS. VERY CLEAN AND TIGHTLY BOUND, WITH SOME MARKS TO THE BOARDS. WITH THE BOOKPLATE OF JOSEPH M GLEASON, RC PRIEST. EDUCATOR, HISTORIAN AND BOOKCOLLECTOR. SCARCE.
Price (£):150.00
Stock No:30249 Click to enquire

Author:BENTHAM GEORGE:
Title:GEORGE BENTHAM: AUTOBIOGRAPHY 1800-1834
Publisher:1997 UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS INCORPORATED
Description:FINE HARDBACK IN FINE DUSTWRAP. EDITED BY MARION FILIPIUK. IN THIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF HIS EARLY LIFE, GEORGE BENTHAM, NEPHEW OF THE GREAT UTILITARIAN PHILOSOPHER JEREMY BENTHAM, OFFERS A LIVELY DEPICTION OF THE TIMES, BOTH IN ENGLAND AND ON THE CONTINENT, PARTICULARLY OF POST-NAPOLEONIC FRANCE, WHERE HE LIVED WITH HIS FAMILY FOR TWELVE YEARS.HE WAS AN EMERGING FIGURE HIMSELF IN THE FIELD OF BOTANY. 5789 pp.
Price (£):25.00
Stock No:19109 Click to enquire

Author:BOSWELL JAMES:
Title:THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D
Publisher:BLISS SANDS. LONDON. 1897
Description:QUARTO, VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN OLIVE GREEN CLOTH(WORN). PAPER TITLE TO SPINE - NOT COMPLETE. TO WHICH IS ADDED THE JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES. EDITED BY PERCY FITZGERALD. EXTRA POSTAGE MIGHT BE REQUIRED, IF POSTED OVERSEAS.
Price (£):20.00
Stock No:8753 Click to enquire

Author:BROWN WALLACE CABLE:
Title:CHARLES CHURCHILL
Publisher:UNIVERSITY ON KANSAS PRESS. LAWRENCE. 1953
Description:VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN VERY GOOD SLIGHTY STAINED DUSTWRAP. POET, RAKE, AND REBEL. 1ST EDITION.
Price (£):23.00
Stock No:21184 Click to enquire

Author:BYLES C.E.:
Title:THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF R.S. HAWKER (SOMETIME VICAR OF MORWENSTOW)
Publisher:JOHN LANE, BODLEY HEAD. LONDON. 1905
Description:FIRST EDITION, RED CLOTH, WEAR TO THE SPINE AND FRONT HINGE WEAK BUT A GOOD COPY. TWO SKETCHES BY THE EARL OF CARLISLE. LITHOGRAPHS BY J. LEY PETHYBRIDGE, AND REPRODUCTIONS FROM PORTRAITS, PHOTOGRAPHS ETC.
Price (£):55.00
Stock No:12701 Click to enquire

Author:BYLES C.E.:
Title:THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF R.S. HAWKER (SOMETIME VICAR OF MORWENSTOW)
Publisher:JOHN LANE, BODLEY HEAD. LONDON. 1905
Description:FIRST EDITION, HEAVILY EMBOSSED DARK BROWNCLOTH, WEAR TO THE SPINE EDGES AND FRONT HINGE WEAK BUT A GOOD COPY. TWO SKETCHES BY THE EARL OF CARLISLE. LITHOGRAPHS BY J. LEY PETHYBRIDGE, AND REPRODUCTIONS FROM PORTRAITS, PHOTOGRAPHS ETC.
Price (£):45.00
Stock No:28040 Click to enquire

Author:CHAMPNEYS BASIL:
Title:MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF COVENTRY PATMORE
Publisher:1901 GEORGE BELL & SONS, LONDON
Description:REISSUES. GOOD HARDBACKS. VOLUMES 1 & 2. SOME LOSS TO TOPS OF BOTH SPINES, CORNERS BUMPED. GILT TITLES AND DECORATION ON BASE OF SPINE. WEAK HINGE TO VOLUME 1. FRONTISPIECE TO EACH VOLUME.
Price (£):50.00
Stock No:22494 Click to enquire

Author:CHARPENTIER JOHN:
Title:ROUSSEAU - THE CHILD OF NATURE
Publisher:1931 METHUEN & CO., LTD., LONDON
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD IN RED CLOTH, EX PRIVATE LIBRARY.
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:24481 Click to enquire

Author:COLERIDGE HARTLEY:
Title:THE WORTHIES OF YORKSHIRE AND LANCASHIRE
Publisher:LONDON. WARNE.
Description:NO DATE - BUT VICTORIAN. CONSIDERS THE LIVES OF RICHARD BENTLEY, MARVELL, LORD FAIRFAX, ANNE CLIFFORD, WILLIAM MASON, JOHN FISHER AND RICHARD ARKWRIGHT. OCTAVO, 480 pp. ORIGINAL BLIND STAMPED BEVELLED BOARDS, SOME LOSS AT TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE, AND TWO INCH CRACK IN THE JOINT. SOME FOXING TO EARLY PAGES BUT OTHERWISE A TIGHT AND CLEAN COPY.
Price (£):58.00
Stock No:21532 Click to enquire

Author:COLQUHOUN KATE:
Title:A THING IN DISGUISE THE VISIONARY LIFE OF JOSEPH PAXTON
Publisher:LONDON, FOURTH ESTATE, 2003
Description:FIRST EDITION, NEAR FINE HARDBACK IN DUSTWRAPPER. INSCRIPTION TO HALF-TITLE PAGE.
Price (£):10.00
Stock No:30681 Click to enquire

Author:CROZIER BRIAN:
Title:THE MAN WHO LOST CHINA
Publisher:ANGUS AND ROBERTSON
Description:THE FIRST FULL BIOGRAPHY OF CHIANG KAI-SHEK. VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN PROTECTED DUSTWRAPPER.
Price (£):15.00
Stock No:25352 Click to enquire

Author:DEVONSHIRE ANDREW:
Title:ACCIDENTS OF FORTUNE
Publisher:2004 MICHAEL RUSSELL, NORWICH
Description:FIRST EDITION, FINE HARDBACK BOOK WITH A DUSTWRAP. ANDREW DEVONSHIRE WAS BORN IN 1920, AND INHERITED THE DUKEDOM IN 1950.
Price (£):10.00
Stock No:30658 Click to enquire

Author:DEVONSHIRE ANDREW:
Title:ACCIDENTS OF FORTUNE
Publisher:2004 MICHAEL RUSSELL, NORWICH
Description:NEW HARDBACK BOOK WITH A DUSTWRAP. ANDREW DEVONSHIRE WAS BORN IN 1920, AND INHERITED THE DUKEDOM IN 1950.
Price (£):13.95
Stock No:25027 Click to enquire

Author:EDEN ANTHONY:
Title:ANOTHER WORLD 1897-1917
Publisher:LONDON, ALLEN LANE, 1976
Description:FIRST EDITION, FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY COVERING THE FIRST 20 YEARS OF HIS LIFE. SCARCE.
Price (£):20.00
Stock No:31111 Click to enquire

Author:FRANCE ANATOLE:
Title:THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC
Publisher:LONDON, JOHN LANE, 1909
Description:TWO VOLUMES, OCTAVO, RED DECORATED CLOTH, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES, VERY GOOD, FADED RED SPINES, TEG.
Price (£):55.00
Stock No:24731 Click to enquire

Author:GIFFARD INGARET:
Title:THE WAY THINGS HAPPEN - A MEMOIR
Publisher:LONDON, CHATTO AND WINDUS, 1989
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN DUSTWRAPPER. INSCRIPTION TO FEP. THE MEMOIRS OF LADY INGARET VAN DER POST.
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:31171 Click to enquire

Author:GILBERT MARTIN AND CHURCHILL RANDOLPH S.:
Title:WINSTON S. CHURCHILL (15 VOLUMES)
Publisher:LONDON, HEINEMANN, 1966-1979
Description:FIRST EDITION. THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY. 8 VOLUMES OF THE MAIN BIOGRAPHY PLUS 7 OF THE COMPANION VOLUMES. THE COMPANION VOLUMES ARE: VOL 1 (PARTS 1 AND 2); VOL 2 (PARTS 1, 2 AND 3); VOL 3 (PARTS 1 AND 2); ALL BOOKS ARE IN DUSTWRAPPERS AND ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. POSTAGE AT COST.
Price (£):600.00
Stock No:29365 Click to enquire

Author:GILBEY SIR WALTER & E.D. CUMING:
Title:GEORGE MORLAND HIS LIFE AND WORKS
Publisher:A. & C. BLACK, LONDON. 1907
Description:VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN ILLUSTRATED GREEN CLOTH - GILT EMBOSSED TITLE ON FRONT BOARD AND SPINE. 1ST EDITION. 39 COLOUR PLATES, A BIOGRAPHY OF HIS LIFE AND ART. PREVIOUS OWNERS INK INSCRIPTION ON FEP 1913.
Price (£):69.00
Stock No:20187 Click to enquire

Author:HAREWOOD LORD:
Title:THE TONGS AND BONES
Publisher:LONDON, WEIDENFELD AND NICOLSON, 1981
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN DUSTWRAPPER. THE MEMOIRS OF LORD HAREWOOD.
Price (£):18.00
Stock No:31172 Click to enquire

Author:HOLLAND LADY:
Title:A MEMOIR OF THE REVEREND SYDNEY SMITH
Publisher:LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN & LONGMANS. LONDON. 1855
Description:TWO VOLUMES IN BLIND-STAMPED BROWN CLOTH. BINDINGS SHAKEN BUT VERY GOOD COPIES APART FROM SMALL SPLIT AT TOP OF SPINE OF VOLUME 1. FOURTH EDITION. A SELECTION FROM HIS LETTERS EDITED BY MRS. AUSTIN.
Price (£):45.00
Stock No:10217 Click to enquire

Author:JERDAN WILLIAM:
Title:NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF ILLUSTRIOUS AND EMINENT PERSONAGES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Publisher:LONDON, FISHER, 1830
Description:QUARTO, FOUR VOLUMES, A VERY NICE SET IN HALF LEATHER, ELABORATE GILT TO THE SPINES. TIGHT AND CLEAN. WITH FINE ENGRAVED PLATES. BOOKPLATE OF PREVIOUS OWNER. EXTRA POSTAGE FOR OVERSEAS.
Price (£):200.00
Stock No:26827 Click to enquire

Author:LANE MARGARET:
Title:THE TALE OF BEATRIX POTTER
Publisher:WARNE,1952
Description:REPRINT, VERY GOOD IN ORIGINAL GREEN REXINE. ILLUS.
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:26536 Click to enquire

Author:LEWIS R.W.B. AND NANCY:
Title:AMERICAN CHARACTERS
Publisher:1999 YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW HAVEN AND LONDON
Description:NEAR FINE COPY IN NEAR FINE DUSTWRAP. SELECTIONS FROM THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, ACCOMPANIED BY LITERARY PORTRAITS. WILL INCUR EXTRA POSTAGE OVERSEAS.
Price (£):24.00
Stock No:22443 Click to enquire

Author:LOW DAVID:
Title:LOW'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Publisher:LONDON, MICHAEL JOSEPH, 1956
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD HARDBACK, NO DUSTWRAPPER. WELL ILLUSTRATED WITH CARTOONS AND PHOTOGRAPHS.
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:31087 Click to enquire

Author:MAUGHAM ROBIN:
Title:SEARCH FOR NIRVANA
Publisher:LONDON, ALLEN, 1975
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN DUSTWRAPPER. THE MEMOIRS AND ADVENTURES OF MAUGHAM. ILLUSTRATED.
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:31173 Click to enquire

Author:METEYARD:
Title:THE LIFE OF JOSIAH WEDGWOOD
Publisher:HURST & BLACKETT. LONDON. 1865 & 1866
Description:TWO VOLUMES IN GOLD EMBOSSED BLUE CLOTH - THE BOOKS HAVE BEEN REBOUND, WITH A NEW SPINE AND THE ORIGINAL FRONT AND BACK BOARDS USED IN THE REBIND. NEW ENDPAPERS. SOME FOXING TO FRONTISPEACE OTHERWISE VERY GOOD. AN INTRODUCTORY SKETCH OF THE ART OF POTTERY IN ENGLAND BY ELIZA METEYARD. FROM PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE AND FAMILY PAPERS, WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS.
Price (£):130.00
Stock No:11525 Click to enquire

Author:MILLER HARRY:
Title:PRINCE AND PREMIER (SIGNED COPY)
Publisher:LONDON, HARRAP, 1959
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD, NO DUSTWRAPPER, SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR. A BIOGRAPHY OF TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN PUTR A AL -HAJ, FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA.. SCARCE.
Price (£):30.00
Stock No:30472 Click to enquire

Author:MORGAN CHARLES:
Title:EPITAPH ON GEORGE MOORE
Publisher:1935 MACMILLAN & CO LTD
Description:SMALL BOOK IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH MARBLED BOARDS. 1ST EDITION. THIS ESSAY ON AN ARTIST WHO LOVED FRANCE IS DEDICATED BY ITS UTHOR TO EDMOND JALOUX IN FRIENDSHIP AND ADMIRATION, AND BECAUSE AN ARMISTICE, EVEN OF SEVENTEEN YEARS, CANNOT END A NATURAL ALLIANCE BETWEEN TWO PEOPLES AMONG WHOM IT IS STILL NOT CRIMINAL TO THINK. SERRATED EDGES TO PAGES. 56 PAGES.
Price (£):13.00
Stock No:13270 Click to enquire

Author:MORGAN KAY SUMMERSBY:
Title:PAST FORGETTING MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH DWIGHT EISENHOWER
Publisher:LONDON, COLLINS, 1977
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN DUSTWRAPPER. ILLUSTRATED
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:31164 Click to enquire

Author:MORRISON STANLEY:
Title:JOHN BELL 1745-1831 BOOKSELLER, PRINTER, PUBLISHER, TYPEFOUNDER, JOURNALIST
Publisher:BY THE AUTHOR AT THE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1930
Description:FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 300 COPIES. VERY GOOD IN GREEN CLOTH. 166 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED. VERY SCARCE.
Price (£):240.00
Stock No:30231 Click to enquire

Author:MOTLEY JOHN LOTHROP:
Title:THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN OF BARNEVELD, ADVOCATE OF HOLLAND
Publisher:1874 HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK
Description:IN 2 VOLUMES. WITH A VIEW OF THE PRIMARY CAUSES AND MOVEMENTS OF THE THIRTY YEARS` WAR. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS. 2 VERY GOOD HALF LEATHER/MARBLED BOARDS. MARBLED END-PAPERS AND MARBLED PAGE EDGES. RAISED BANDS TO SPINES.
Price (£):150.00
Stock No:13300 Click to enquire

Author:NICOLSON BENEDICT:
Title:JOSEPH WRIGHT OF DERBY: PAINTER OF LIGHT
Publisher:1968 THE PAUL MELLON FOUNDATION FOR BRITISH ART, LONDON, ROUTLEDGE AND KEGAN PAUL
Description:QUARTO. 2 VOLUMES IN SLIP CASE. BOTH VOLUMES ARE FINE IN FINE DUSTWRAPS EXCEPT 1 VOLUME HAS A VERY SMALL AMOUNT OF LOSS ON THE DUSTWRAP AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SPINE. VOLUME 1 IS THE TEXT AND CATALOGUE, VOLUME 2 THE PLATES. THE STANDARD WORK ON WRIGHT. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.
Price (£):100.00
Stock No:11602 Click to enquire

Author:OGDEN CHRISTOPHER:
Title:LEGACY - A BIOGRAPHY OF MOSES AND WALTER ANNENBERG
Publisher:1999 LITTLE, BROWN & CO, LONDON
Description:VERY GOOD HARDCOPY WITH DUST WRAP. UNAUTHORISED BUT WRITTEN WITH UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS TO THE ANNENBERG FAMILY AND THEIR PRIVATE PAPERS, BOOK IS A MOVING STORY OF A FAMILY'S TRIUMPH.
Price (£):11.50
Stock No:20910 Click to enquire

Author:PARRY MELANIE (EDITOR):
Title:CHAMBERS BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
Publisher:1997 CHAMBERS, EDINBURGH
Description:NEAR FINE COPY IN NEAR FINE DUSTWRAP. 6TH EDITION. UPDATED CENTENARY EDITION. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED
Price (£):15.00
Stock No:26412 Click to enquire

Author:PENFOLD A. (EDITOR):
Title:THOMAS TELFORD: ENGINEER
Publisher:LONDON, TELFORD LTD., 1980
Description:FIRST EDITION, FINE IN DUSTWRAPPER. PROCEEDING OF A SEMINAR HELD AT IRONBRIDGE, 1979. MANY PLATES, FIGURES AND PLANS.
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:29560 Click to enquire

Author:RAY CYRIL:
Title:MERRY ENGLAND
Publisher:LONDON, VISTA, 1960
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD IN PROTECTED DUSTWRAPPER, ILLUS. BY ARDIZZONE.
Price (£):20.00
Stock No:26622 Click to enquire

Author:RENNIE SIR JOHN:
Title:AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SIR JOHN RENNIE
Publisher:1875 E & F N SPON, LONDON
Description:FIRST EDITION, SOME WEAR TO BOARDS AND SPINE, OTHERWISE VERY GOOD HARDBACK. AUTHOR WAS A PAST PRESIDENT OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, HE WRITES HERE OF THE HISTORY OF HIS PROFESSIONAL LIFE TOGETHER REMINISCENCES DATING FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE CENTURY. SCARCE.
Price (£):115.00
Stock No:26164 Click to enquire

Author:REYNOLDS M.E.:
Title:MEMORIES OF JOHN GALSWORTHY
Publisher:ROBERT HALE AND CO., 1936
Description:EARLY SECOND IMPESSION, QUARTER VELLUM, BLUE/GREEN CLOTH, A VERY GOOD HANDSOME COPY WITH PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES. A BIOGRAPHY BY HIS SISTER.
Price (£):16.00
Stock No:12771 Click to enquire

Author:RINAKER CLARISSA:
Title:THOMAS WARTON
Publisher:UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS. 1967
Description:VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN BLUE CLOTH - NO DUSTWRAP. A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL STUDY, FIRST REPRINT OF 1916 PUBLICATION.
Price (£):23.00
Stock No:20562 Click to enquire

Author:ROLT L. T. C.:
Title:THOMAS TELFORD
Publisher:LONDON, LONGMANS, 1969
Description:FIFTH IMPRESSION, VERY GOOD IN DUSTWRAPPER. ILLUS. WITH PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES.
Price (£):20.00
Stock No:29561 Click to enquire

Author:ROSCOE WILLIAM:
Title:THE LIFE OF LORENZO DE' MEDICI
Publisher:LONDON, STRAHAN, 1796
Description:SECOND EDITION, TWO VOLUMES COMPLETE. QUARTO, QUARTER LEATHER, MARBLED BOARDS. FRONTISPIECE. EXTERNALLY WORN, JOINTS CRACKED, FRONT BOARD OF VOLUME 1 ALMOST DETACHED, BUT INTERNALLY VERY CLEAN.
Price (£):100.00
Stock No:28182 Click to enquire

Author:ROSEBERY LORD:
Title:CHATHAM, HIS EARY LIFE AND CONNECTIONS
Publisher:ARTHUR L. HUMPHREYS. LONDON. 1910
Description:VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN RED CLOTH. GOLD TITLE ON FRONT BOARD AND EPWORTH COLLEGE, RHYL. WEAK SPINE. SOME FADING ON BACK COVER.
Price (£):15.00
Stock No:6365 Click to enquire

Author:ROTHSCHILD LORD:
Title:RYLANDS
Publisher:HACKNEY. THE STOURTON PRESS. 1988
Description:FINE COPY IN DARK RED CLOTH. PRIVATELY PRINTED, LIMITED EDITION - NUMBER 187 OF ONLY 200 COPIES PUBLISHED, SIGNED ON THE PHOTOGRAPHIC FRONTISPEACE BY VICTOR (LORD) ROTHSCHILD. A CELEBRATION FOR GEORGE RYLANDS, FELLOW OF KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
Price (£):115.00
Stock No:22005 Click to enquire

Author:ROUSSEAU J. J.:
Title:THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Publisher:PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1904
Description:TWO VOLUMES, NICE ORANGE/YELLOW CLOTH, PAPER LABLES, ILLUSTRATED WITH A SERIES OF ETCHINGS BY ED. HEDOUIN, AND TWO PORTRAITS. PRIVATELY PRINTED. LEPLAY HOUSE STAMP ON FEP. A VERY NICE, ATTRACTIVE, CLEAN SET.
Price (£):55.00
Stock No:24665 Click to enquire

Author:SADLIER MICHAEL:
Title:TROLLOPE A COMMENTARY
Publisher:LONDON, CONSTABLE, 1927
Description:FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 100 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, THIS NUMBER 16. BUCKRAM CLOTH, TOP EDGE GILT, OCTAVO, UNCUT EDGES, FRONTIS. OF TROLLOPE, 432 PAGES, INCLUDING APPENDICES AND INDEX. SLIGHT FADING OF THE SPINE, CRACKED PAGE BETWEEN FIRST PRELIM AND HALF TITLE. VERY GOOD
Price (£):130.00
Stock No:30827 Click to enquire

Author:SKEAT W. O.:
Title:GEORGE STEPHENSON THE ENGINEER AND HIS LETTERS
Publisher:INSTITUTE OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, 1973
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD WITHDUSTWRAPPER. OVER 70 ILLUSTRATIONS.
Price (£):12.00
Stock No:26533 Click to enquire

Author:SMILES SAMUEL:
Title:JAMES BRINDLEY AND THE EARLY ENGINEERS
Publisher:LONDON, JOHN MURRAY, 1864
Description:FULL CALF, RAISED BANDS, GILT TITLES, MARBLED ENDPAPERS, WITH THE BOOKPLATE OF BERNARD EDWARD, DUKE OF NORFOLK. WITH PLATES, MAPS AND TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS. ABRIDGED FROM 'LIVES OF THE ENGINEERS'. A VERY GOOD, HANDSOME COPY.
Price (£):55.00
Stock No:31220 Click to enquire

Author:SPIELMANN & G.S. LAYARD:
Title:KATE GREENAWAY
Publisher:A. & C. BLACK, LONDON. 1905
Description:VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN BLUE CLOTH WHICH IS FADED ON SPINE AND PART OF FRONT AND BACK BOARD. TOP OF SPINE HAS SMALL NICK. FRONT CORNER BUMPED. FEP HAS SMALL PIECE MISSING, SOME USUAL FOXING, END PAPERS SLIGHTLY CRACKED IN SPINE, 53 COLOUR PLATES, 3 BLACK AND WHITE PLATES, MANY OTHERS AS SKETCHES, ALSO FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS. 1ST EDITION. A FULL BIOGRAPHY OF HER LIFE AND ART.
Price (£):69.00
Stock No:20186 Click to enquire

Author:STANLEY A. P.:
Title:THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS ARNOLD
Publisher:LONDON, FELLOWES, 1858
Description:TWO VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE. PRIZE BINDING FROM HARROW SCHOOL, FULL GREEN LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, RED LABLE, MARBLED END PAPERS AND EDGES. A VERY GOOD GOPY, WITH SCUFFING TO PART OF THE BOTTOM OF THE FRONT BOARD.
Price (£):42.00
Stock No:24667 Click to enquire

Author:STANLEY ARTHUR PENRHYN:
Title:THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS ARNOLD - LATE HEAD MASTER OF RUGBY SCHOOOL, AND REGUIS PROFESSOR OF MODERN HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Publisher:LONDON, FELLOWES, 1868
Description:2 VOLS. VERY GOOD CONDITION, GREEN CLOTH, GILT.
Price (£):16.00
Stock No:5787 Click to enquire

Author:STANLEY ARTHUR PENRHYN:
Title:THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS ARNOLD .D.D
Publisher:B. FELLOWS. LONDON. 1845
Description:TWO VERY GOOD VOLUMES IN HALF RED LEATHER AND CLOTH, CROSSBANDED IN GILT AND TITLE, FOURTH EDITION, SLIGHTLY WEAK SPINES, SOME DAMP STAINING ON END PAPERS, VOL. II HAS FEP GLUE MARKED AND SMALL TEAR, UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL RUBBER STAMP, PORTRAIT ON FRONTISPIECE.
Price (£):47.00
Stock No:16875 Click to enquire

Author:STEUART J.A.:
Title:ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON MAN AND WRITER
Publisher:THE RYERSON PRESS. TORONTO. 1924
Description:TWO VOLUMES IN BLUE CLOTH - NO DUSTWRAPS. GILT TITLES ON SPINES. TWO FRONTISPIECE PORTRAITS. YELLOWING TO THE EDGES OF PAGES WHICH ARE UNTRIMMED. HEAVY BOOKS, WILL INCUR EXTRA POSTAGE.
Price (£):46.00
Stock No:17742 Click to enquire

Author:TENNYSON:
Title:ALFRED LORD TENNYSON A MEMOIR BY HIS SON
Publisher:LONDON. MACMILLAN 1897.
Description:TWO VOLUMES IN HALF BLUE LEATHER OVER MARBLED BOARDS - RAISED BANDS. TEG. GILT DECORATIONS TO THE SPINES. MARBLED END PAPERS. NEAT BOOKPLATE OF PREVIOUS OWNER. FRONT HINGE OF VOLUME 1 WEAK - OTHERWISE A TIGHT AND CLEAN SET.
Price (£):80.00
Stock No:16577 Click to enquire

Author:THE MARQUIS OF LORNE:
Title:V.R.I.: HER LIFE AND EMPIRE
Publisher:EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE, 1901
Description:1ST EDITION. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF QUEEN VICTORIA. SMALL FOLIO. ORIGINAL BLUE CLOTH WITH GILT DECORATION, BEVELLED BOARDS, PREVIOUS OWNER'S BOOKPLATE. 396 PAGES. VERY GOOD AND RICHLY ILLUSTRATED. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED.
Price (£):25.00
Stock No:26552 Click to enquire

Author:TOMLINSON H.M.:
Title:All Our Yesterdays
Publisher:1930 William Heinemann Ltd., London
Description:Very good copy but some damage to the spine - also slightly loose front hinge. Limited and signed edition - this is number 702 of 1025. Boxed (grubby). With a portrait frontispiece from a drawing by Percy Smith
Price (£):20.00
Stock No:657 Click to enquire

Author:TUPPER THE RT. HON. SIR CHARLES:
Title:RECOLLECTION OF SIXTY YEARS
Publisher:LONDON. CASSELL. 1914
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD HARDBACK. GILT EMBOSSED COAT OF ARMS ON COVER. TEG. INCLUDES 17 PLATES. RECOLLECTIONS OF A PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA.
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Author:UNKNOWN:
Title:A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF LIVING AUTHORS
Publisher:LONDON, HENRY COLBURN, 1816
Description:FIRST EDITION, BOUND IN QUARTER LEATHER OVER MARBLED BOARDS (BOARDS WORN AND BUMPED AT CORNERS, NO TITLE ON SPINE). 449 PAGES PLUS ADVERTS. SCARCE.
Price (£):150.00
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Author:UNKNOWN:
Title:THE ENGLISH PEERAGE OR, A VIEW OF THE ANCIENT AND PRESENT STATE OF THE ENGLISH NOBILITY
Publisher:LONDON. SPILSBURY, 1790
Description:FIRST EDITION, QUARTO, THREE VOLUMES COMPLETE. REBOUND IN FINE BROWN, HALF LEATHER, RAISED BAND, NEW ENDPAPERS, GILT TILES AND DECORATION TO THE SPINES. VOL 1. FRONTISPIECE, vii, iv, 487 pp.; VOL 2. FRONTISPIECE, iv, 310, appendix (224 pp), supplement (28pp); VOL. 3. ARMOURIAL PLATES (126pp). EACH VOLUME HAS TWO BOOKPLATES, ONE BEING THAT OF CHARLES RODEN FILGATE OF MATLOCK. SOME LIGHT FOXING TO THE PRELIMS, OTHERWISE AN EXCEPTIONALLY CLEAN SET IN A FINE BINDING. POSTAGE AT COST.
Price (£):300.00
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Author:WALTON IZAAK:
Title:THE LIFE OF DR JOHN DONNE
Publisher:THE FOLIO PRESS, LONDON, 1988
Description:A FINE COPY. BOUND IN QUARTER MOIRE PURPLE SILK AND HAND-MARBLED BOARDS, PRINTED ON MOULD-FREE PAPER, TOP EDGES GILT, GLASSERINE WRAPPER, INTRODUCED BY COLIN WARD, 74 PAGES, SOME UNCUT.
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Author:WATKINS JOHN:
Title:MEMOIRS OF THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE OF THE RIGHT HONORABLE RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN.
Publisher:LONDON, COLBURN, 1817
Description:FIRST EDITION IN MARBLED BOARD, HALF LEATHER. READING COPY ONLY WITH BOARDS ALMOST DETACHED, LEATHER RUBBED, TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE 1/2" LEATHER MISSING, LACKING THE TWO PORTRAITS, SOME FOXING.
Price (£):30.00
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Author:WHITE GABRIEL:
Title:EDWARD ARDIZZONE ARTIST AND ILLUSTRATOR
Publisher:NEW YORK, SCHOCKEN, 1980
Description:FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD IN FINE PROTECTED DUSTWRAPPER, ILLUS. BY ARDIZZONE.
Price (£):35.00
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Author:WILLIAMSON GEORGE:
Title:LADY ANN CLIFFORD, HER LIFE. LETTERS AND WORK
Publisher:KENDAL, TITUS WILSON, 1922
Description:EDITION LIMITED TO 250 NUMERED AND SIGNED COPIES. BLUE CARD BOARDS WITH A VELLUM SPINE. QUARTO, 547 PAPGES. WITH A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND HERALD, DATED 1948. BOOKPLATE OF FATTORINI, THE SILVERSMITHS. SOME BUMPING TO THE CORNERS OF THE BOARDS, BUT A VERY GOOD CLEAN COPY.
Price (£):200.00
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Author:WILMOT JOHN:
Title:THE LIFE OF THE REV. JOHN HOUGH. BOUND WITH MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT.
Publisher:LONDON. JAMES GILLET. 1812 AND 1802
Description:FIRST EDITIONS. TWO BOOKS BOUND IN ONE. QUARTO, FULL LEATHER, REBOUND AT SOME STAGE USING PART OF THE ORIGINAL SPINE. THE LEATHER IS WORN IN PARTS BUT THE BINDING FIRM AND SOLID. JOHN HOUGH (1651-1743) WAS SUCCESSIVELY BISHOP OF OXFORD, LICHFIELD AND COVENTRY, AND WORCESTER. CONTAINS MANY OF HIS LETTERS AND BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES OF SEVERAL PERSONS WITH WHOM HE WAS CONNECTED. FRONTISPIECE OF HOUGH, PREFACE (xvi), LIFE (387 pp). ALSO BOUND IN IS THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT, BY JOHN WILMOT, 1802, PRINTED BU LUKE HANSARD AND SOLD BY T CADELL. SIR JOHN WAS LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 1766 - 1771. FRONTISPIECE OF SIR JOHN, TITLE, ADVERTISEMENT, 77pp, FULL ENGRAVED PLATE OF SIR JOHN, 3pp BLANKS. THE BOOK CARRIES AN INSCRIPTION 'MARIA MASON WILMOT FROM HER AFFECTIONATE FATHER, 24TH DEC. 1811', PRESUMABLY FROM JOHN WILMOT TO HIS DAUGHTER. ALSO THE TITLE PAGE OF THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN WILMOT IS SIGNED 'JOHN WILMOT'. (THE AUTHOR OF THIS WORK NOT BEING PRINTED ON THE TITLE PAGE).
Price (£):1000.00
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Author:WOOD ANTHONY:
Title:ATHENAE OXONIENSES
Publisher:GEORG OLMS 1969
Description:FOUR VOLUMES, QUARTO IN BROWN CLOTH. VERY GOOD COPIES. A FACSIMILE OF THE THIRD EDITION OF 1813. VOLUME 1 INCLUDES THE LIFE OF WOOD. AN EXACT HISTORY OF ALL THE WRITERS AND BISHOPS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.
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Author:YEOMAN MYRTLE:
Title:RECALLED TO LIFE: CHRISTOPHER`S STORY
Publisher:1995 ALDERNEY BOOKS, LONDON
Description:SOFTBACK BOOK. A STORY OF THE AUTHOR`S SON WHO WAS TERRIBLY INJURED IN A MOTORBIKE ACCIDENT. DOCTORS PREDICTED THAT HE WOULD NOT SURVIVE BUT HE CARRIED ON WITH HIS MOTHER`S HELP FOR A FURTHER 14 YEARS.
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