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A TRUE DESCRIPTION OF ALL TRADES Published in Frankfurt in the Year 1568/ with Six of the Illustrations by Jobst Amman

By: Annan, Jobst

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, Mergenthaler Linotype Co., 1930

Edition: limited ediiton


19, [ii] pp. Limited to 400 copies only and printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Facsimile edition in the original quarter vellum binding with marbled boards. The six trades illustrated and described are The Printer; The Bookbinder; The Typefounder; The Papermaker; The Draughtsman; The woodcutter. Neat ink inscription in contemporary hand to the top corner of the front free end-paper. View more info

CUPID & PSYCHE from the Latin of Apuleius Done Into English Verse in Nine Cantos

By: Woodward, Rev. Geo. Radcliffe

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Herbert & Daniel, Chiswick Press, 1912

Edition: 1st edition


100pp. Title-page repeated on fron board. A fine copy with the original tissue d.j. present but worn. Un-cut and un-opened copy. A little light foxing otherwise fine. View more info

DE IVSTICIA

By: Fiera, Battista

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, LiON AND uNICORN PRESS, 1957

Edition: Limited/Numbered


55pp. Frontis.No 128 of an edition of 200 copies only. Green boards with a black morocco back-strip, gilt. Binding designed by Brian Young. Latin text of 1515 reprinted with a translation, an introduction and notes by James Wardrop. A fine copy almost mint. View more info

EIKON BASILIKE

By: Almack, Edward Edited By

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, De La More Press, 1903

Edition: limited edition


NUMBER 22/290. [vi], iv, [viii], 176[2]pp, steel engraved series title-page, engraved title-page vignette, decorated capitals. Original quarter cloth backed boards, printed paper spine label, title-page printed in red and black, printed on hand-made paper., teg o/w uncut. The De La More Press Folios Series No II. From the Kings Library edited by Israel Gollancz. End-papers foxed otherwise a tight clean copy with no wear to the binding. Corners bumped. View more info

GLORIANA’S GLASS, Queen Elizabeth I reflected in verses & dedications addressed to her, reports concerning her, and her own words written & spoken

By: Glover, Alan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: A & C Black,

Edition: Limited/Numbered


153pp. Frontis wood engraving by Joan Hassall. Attractive dec. blue and grey cloth. Number 20/1250 limited numbered edition. Printed on an all-rag paper made by Barcham Green, bound by Leighton Straker, under the care of Francis Meynell. Fine copy with no wear or rubbing. Owners bookplate pasted to front end-paper View more info

JONAH COMES TO NINEVEH; A BALLAD

By: Palmer, Herbert E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Stanford Dingley, The Mill House Press, 1930

Edition: limited edition


One of 125 copies of which 85 where for sale. A review copy. Printed by Kyrle Leng and Robert Gatborne-hardy at the Mill House press. View more info

KNICKERBOCKER PAPERS, BEING RIP VAN WINKLE & THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

By: Irving, Washington

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society Ltd, 1914

Edition: Limited/Numbered


viii, 53, [3],1, pp. Original full 'vellum', gilt lettering. Number 173 of 1000 copies printed. A beautiful copy of a tiltle in the Riccardi Press series. 3 loose leaflets from the series inserted. Marbled end-papers and t.e.g. Silk tie still present View more info

LAPIDARIA SEPTIMA

By: SPARROW, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Rampant Lions Press, 1975


[36]pp. Stiff card with white pate wrappers. Latin inscriptions from around the world. Title and colophon by Reynolds. Almost mint. View more info

LOVE'S PROGRESS OR THE EDUCATION OF ARAMINTA.

By: Laver, James,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Nonesuch press, 1929

Edition: limited edition


Printed for the Nonesuch Press by Walter Lewis at the University Press 1929. Limited to 1525 numbered copies, this is number 99. Marbled wrappers a little rubbed abd worn to some edges otherwise a nice copy. A little dusty. View more info

PATCHWORK QUILT

By: Ausonius Decimus Magnus

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Franfrolico,


343/400 copies only. One page Note on Ausonius, two page biographical notes. Forty-two poems.Trans. by Jack Lindsay and decorations by Edward Bawden. Blue cloth blind stamped patchwork pattern to boards. Printed on Charles I paper by the Fanfrolico Press. Very nice copy. Spine sunned otherwise clean and bright with no wear . T.e.g. un-cut edges View more info

SARTOR RESARTUS The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Curwen Press, London, The Limited Editions Club, 1931

Edition: limited edition


xxiv,377pp.Un-numbered limited edition of 1500. Signed at the rear by Oliver Simon. Preface by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Introduction by Bliss Perry View more info

SELECT POEMS DIVINE AND HUMAN

By: Beedome, Thomas

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, The Nonesuch press, 1928

Edition: Limited/Numbered


10/1250 Edited by Francis Meynell. [4]51[1], iv[ii],[1]pp. Pages un-cut. A very nice copy with crisp,tight binding [little discolouring to spine View more info

THE CARDINAL PREFECT OF PROPAGANDA

By: ROLFE, Frederick . Baron Corvo

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, Nicolas Vane, 1957

Edition: Limited/Numbered


xiv, 74pp. No 26/250. Twelve previously uncollected stories Small tear to cloth on front joint [3cms] otherwise a nice copy. Attractive pattered cloth to boards with cream cloth spine with gilt lettering View more info

THE CUD - Being the Experimental Poems of Lancelot De Giberne Sieveking

By: Sieveking, Lancelot de Giberne

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon, Limited, 1922

Edition: limited edition


56pp, printed by the Favil Press in Kensington and 'limited to 500 copies of which 475 are for sale'. Original marbled boards with plain spine. Back-strip a trifle sunned and end-papers browned, otherwise a nice copy View more info

THE DIARY OF A STORYMAKER

By: Hobhouse, Rosa

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Stanford Le Hope, Essex, The Sign of the Willow, 1928

Edition: 1st edition


12pp. Printed by hand at St. Dominic’s Press. Bound in a simple decorated board and buckram backstrip at a later date. View more info