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WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne
London : 1900Large paper edition, number 86 of 160 copies signed by the editor and artists, lavishly bound and illustrated.
First published in 1789, White's Selborne is one of the great English books of the 18th century, "the first book which raised natural history into the region of literature" (Encyclopaedia Britannica). The work is arranged into three... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 139565
WHITE, E. B. Typed letter signed to the publisher John Gilbert.
8 August 1961Typed letter signed from E. B. White to the publisher John Gilbert at Books for Pleasure: "Dear Mr. Gilbert: Thanks for your letter inviting me to write an introduction to a book of photographs. I am sorry that I cannot accept this assignment. My life at this point is a matter of catching up with jobs already begun, and with no time for new work. But... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 139160
BURNET, Gilbert. Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time.
London : 1766A lovely set in a very appealing period binding. First published in two volumes folio in 1724-34, Burnet's (1643-1715) History is one of the most important accounts of the period: "It engendered much excitement and clearly sold well in England, each volume going through a number of editions. In the following years several Dutch and French translations... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 120621
BENTLEY, Nicolas. Yvette Gilbert.
c.1964Portrait of the French cabaret singer and actress Yvette Guilbert (1865-1944). Presumably done for the review of Bettina Knapp and Myra Chipman's That Was Yvette (1964), one of the few biographies of Guilbert in English. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 67057
BROWN, Peter. Nouvelles Illustrations de Zoologie … New Illustrations of Zoology,
London : 1776First edition. This is a very well coloured copy of a book which often suffers from indifferent colouring. Peter Brown (fl. 1758-1799), thought to be Danish, was court painter to the Prince of Wales. It is not certain if he studied as a pupil of Georg Ehret (1708-1770), the famous botanical artist from Germany, but he was most certainly influenced by... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 111330