Search results for: 'BRADLEY, John'
BRADLEY, John. A Narrative of Travel and Sport in Burmah, Siam, and the Malay Peninsula.
London : 1876First edition. Extremely uncommon. "An interesting work combining travel, observation and big game hunting. Near the Sittang River in Burma, the author hunted numerous tigers, including an episode of tiger shooting related by his companion Captain Lacy. Near the River Thungyen, an elephant was bagged, with additional notes on hunting leopard, deer,... Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 71504
HUNTER, John. An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island,
London : 1793First edition, a tall copy retaining the date at the foot of the title page which is usually found trimmed. John Hunter (1737-1821) was "vice-admiral and governor of New South Wales 1795-1800 in succession to Governor Phillip, went out as second-in-command on the Sirius in the first convict fleet. He was an experienced and scientific navigator. With... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 117373
[BRADLEY, Katharine, & Edith Cooper.] FIELD, Michael. Wild Honey.
London : 1908First edition of this collaborative collection of poetry by Edith Emma Cooper and her aunt and sometime lover Katharine Harris Bradley, pseudonymously-published as Michael Field. This work "gathered together a vast wealth of poetry spanning a considerable time period" and "represents a poetic narrative on a grand scale, charting as it does a period... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 132014
MCPHEE, John. A Sense of Where You Are.
New York : 1970A specially bound copy of the Bantam paperback edition, inscribed by an outraged McPhee on the advertisement page to the bookseller Ralph Sipper: "Ralph - I took the cover off this paperback and had it bound in this way because Bantam slipped a cover picture of Bill in a Knicks uniform onto this late printing without my knowledge. The book is about... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 99894
[MORGANN, Maurice.] An Essay on the Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff.
London : 1777First edition. Morgann "took issue with Dr Johnson as to whether the knight was a fat, drunken coward or a figure worthy of admiration. In a close analysis of Shakespeare's technique as a dramatist, Morgann argued that Shakespeare's intent was to gain sympathy from the audience for Falstaff at the expense of the virtuous young king and, in doing so,... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 119784
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Philosophical Investigations.
Oxford : 1953First edition, first impression. A nice association copy, with the ownership signature to the front pastedown of Geoffrey Reginald Gilchrist Mure (1893-1979), the leading Idealist philosopher, and a specialist in the works of the German philosopher Hegel. Mure's signature is dated March 1955, and there are various pencil, ink and crayon marginalia in... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 138738
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.
London : 1922First edition in English, first issue, without the publisher's catalogue found in later issues. This also marked the first edition in book form, following initial publication in German the previous year in the journal Annalen der Naturphilosophie. That publication - under the title Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung - was plagued with... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 138733
A. E. [George William Russell.] The Earth Breath and Other Poems.
New York and London : 1897First edition, dedicated to Yeats, who had encouraged Russell's first collection, Homeward (1894). An attractive little volume printed in an edition of 2, 000 copies by Will Bradley at the Wayside Press. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 141846
LE GALLIENNE, Richard. The Quest of the Golden Girl.
London : 1896First edition, in the attractive art nouveau style binding designed by William Henry Bradley. Referred to as the "Dean of American Designers" by the Saturday Evening Post, Bradley's illustrative art nouveau style was heavily influenced by Japanese block printing and the Arts and Crafts Movement (1880-1910). He was the highest paid artist of... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 136753
ASCHAM, Roger. The Scholemaster
London : 1570First edition of the most important Tudor work on education. Known for his beautiful handwriting, Roger Ascham (1514/15-1568) was appointed tutor to Princess Elizabeth in 1548, Latin Secretary to Queen Mary in 1553 and private tutor to Queen Elizabeth in 1558. The Scholemaster was written at the suggestion of Sir Richard Sackville following a debate... Learn More£25,000.00
Stock Code: 114919