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IRVING, Washington. The Complete Works.
New York : 1850-80A lovely set of the Hudson edition. Annotated matter inserted into one volume suggests this particular set belonged to a Mr. Wentworth Bacon of Canoe Hill Farm, New York. Mr Bacon was a friend to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and neighbour to Henry Morgenthau Jr., the 52nd Secretary of the Treasury who served from 1934 until 1945. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 138193
(INDIA.) O'BRIEN, Edward. Glossary of the Multani Language compared with Punjabi and Sindhi.
Lahore : 1881First edition, rare: Copac lists only 4 copies (British Library, Edinburgh, Oxford, SOAS), not recorded in OCLC. The author, Edward O'Brien "of the Indian Civil Service", had served in India for many years as the New Army List for 1871 notes that he was appointed to his post in 1863. His book was the standard reference work and reprinted in 1903. Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 102131
(INDIA.) The Subaltern's Log Book.
London : 1828First edition of this uncommon memoir of military service, mainly in India, one copy traced at auction. The work is usually attributed to noted army chaplain and author G. R. Gleig (1796-1888), whose celebrated account of service in the Peninsular War was called The Subaltern (1825), but the narrative is incompatible with Gleig's biography and in volume... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 122120
IBSEN, Henrik. En folkefiende;
Copenhagen : 1882-96First editions of five of Ibsen's plays - An Enemy of the People, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, Little Eyolf, and John Gabriel Borkman - all in the publisher's decorative cloth.
Printing and the Mind of Man, which singles out Hedda Gabler as "possibly his most frequently performed... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 141112
INDIANA, Robert. Love.
Indianapolis, : 1970Signed by Robert Indiana and addressed in his hand to a Walter Reisser in Stuttgart. Indiana's iconic work began in 1964 with a painting entitled Love is God. The original Love sculpture was carved from a 30.5 cm block of solid aluminium and has since become various sized sculptures, paintings, tapestries, prints, drawings and holograms which can be... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 129027
(IRAN.) WALLIS, H. J. Some Silhouettes in Persia.
Lahore : 1926First and sole edition, rare, an online search of institutional libraries locating one only, at University of Texas at Austin. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "With the Compliments of the Author"; pencilled ownership inscription of "J. G. Watt" on facing pastedown. Anglo-Russian rivalry in Persia in the 20s centred... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 120280
ISNARD, Achylle Nicolas. Traité des richesses,
London & Lausanne : 1781First edition, "extremely rare" (The New Palgrave), of "one of the most important contributions in the history of the development of mathematical economics" (Theocharis, Early Developments in Mathematical Economics, p. 62). "His book is remarkable for its mathematical treatment of production, capital, money and the theory of exchange" (Blaug). Although... Learn More£11,250.00
Stock Code: 100452
ITARD, Jean Marc Gaspard. De l'Éducation d'un Homme Sauvage,
Paris : 1801First edition of Itard's first account of his attempted education of Victor, the Wild Boy of Aveyron. Itard was a French physician noted for his work with deaf-mutes, but his attempts to educate Victor were a failure. Some have considered this to be the first documented case of autism. Though that diagnosis is controversial, Victor of Aveyron is probably... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 41810
(INDIA.) LINDEMAN & CO. [Funeral notice for William Townsend Jones.]
Calcutta : 24 January 1807Haunting piece of Company-rule ephemera announcing the funeral of William Townsend Jones (c.1757-1807), attorney on the council of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William, the highest court of British India from its foundation in 1774 until 1862. Jones's name is now usually connected with his indictment in December 1789 for flogging to death... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 122432