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WEBSTER, Daniel. The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster
Boston : 1903National edition, number 987 of 1,050 copies only. A lavish limited edition preserving the legacy of Daniel Webster (1782-1852), US Senator and Secretary of State. Famed for his ability as an orator, Webster was one of the most important figures in US politics in the first half of the 19th century. In Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, James Stewart's... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 117379
DANIEL, Samuel, & Michael Drayton. Daniel's Delia and Drayton's Idea:
London : 1908A handsome copy of Samuel Daniel's Delia, first published in 1592, and Michael Drayton's Idea, first published in 1619; this volume was published as part of The King's Classics series. Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 120561
MASCLET, Daniel. Nus: La Beauté de la Femme.
Paris : 1933First edition, first printing. This album was produced from the first International Salon of Nude Photography, Paris 1933. Contributing photographers include Jean Moral, Carlo Leonetti, Drtikol, Dr. J. Schuwerack, Andreas Feininger, Gilchrist, Denes Ronay, Manasse, Dr. Peter Weller, Christian Aegerter, Ewald Hoinkis, Ludwig Harren, Bruno Schultz, Dr.... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 122407
DEFOE, Daniel. A Plan of the English Commerce.
London : 1728First edition. "Near the end of his life, in 1728, he returned yet again to the subject of trade in A Plan of the English Commerce, an enormous treatise reprising all of his life long notions about trade and its centrality for the emerging greatness of Britain... it dramatizes the enduring attraction of this subject for Defoe, a virtual obsession we... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 134422
JOHNSON, Daniel. Sketches of Field Sports as followed by the Natives of India.
London : 1822First edition; a second appeared in 1827. Daniel Johnson (1766/7-1835), surgeon and author, "was appointed assistant surgeon in the Bengal medical service on 22 January 1789. He conducted experiments on snakebite, and later communicated his findings to his fellow Bengal surgeon James Johnson. He was promoted to surgeon on 11 March 1805, and retired... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 114063
SCHOEPFLIN, Johann Daniel. Opera Oratoria.
Augsburg : 1769First collected edition of these 23 "praises of Louis XV, uttered by Schoepflin as the Académie of Strasbourg's official speaker" (Hoefer), and which were first published between 1722 and 1746.
Johann Daniel Schöpflin (1694-1771) was a professor of history, rhetoric and law at the University of Strasbourg. His teaching attracted a plethora of... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 132961
[SANDFORD, Daniel Augustus] Leaves from the Journal of a Subaltern during the Campaign in the Punjaub
Edinburgh and London : 1849First edition of this engrossing eyewitness account of the Second Anglo-Sikh War (1848-49), published posthumously under the aegis of the author's father, John Sandford, archdeacon of Coventry. Daniel Augustus Sandford (1829-1849) - Rugby-educated, first commissioned in 1846 - served with the Second Bengal (European) Light Infantry, seeing action at... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 125154
HEINSIUS, Daniel. De contemptu mortis libri IV.
Leiden : 1621First edition of the noted Dutch scholar Daniel Heinsius's (1580-1655) last major work of poetry, a didactic espousal of a stoical contempt for, rather than fear of, death. Willems writes that in its time the poem enjoyed a great vogue, and it was translated into Dutch by Jacques van Zevecote. A classical scholar of great renown (he was a professor... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 137321
WEBSTER, Daniel. The Private Correspondence.
Boston : 1857First edition of Webster's correspondence, in an attractive binding. Daniel Webster (1782-1852) served as Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tylor and Millard Fillmore, one of only two individuals to serve under three presidents. He was the chief negotiator for the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, which established the boundary... Learn More£425.00
Stock Code: 128754
BERNOULLI, Daniel. Specimen inaugurale de usu medico tabularum baptismalium, matrimonialium et emortualium,
Basel, : 1771First edition. An attractive copy of the doctoral thesis of the Swiss mathematician Daniel Bernoulli (the second, 1751-1834), presented to the university of Basel in 1771. Bernoulli offers a pioneering approach to the medical application of statistical and mathematical data, proposing the use of demographic data from baptism, marriage, and death records... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 138321
WEBSTER, Daniel. The Works [together with] The Private Correspondence.
Boston : 1858Eleventh edition. Daniel Webster (1782-1852), US Senator and Secretary of State, was one of the most important figures in US politics in the first half of the 19th century. An attractively bound set preserving speeches, legal arguments, diplomatic papers touching on and influencing all the important events of the first half of the 19th century. Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 114126
LYSONS, Rev. Daniel. The Environs of London:
London : 1795-1811Large paper edition. The first edition was published in 1792-1800. The principal work of the topographer Daniel Lysons (1762-1834), produced with the keen support of Horace Walpole, to whom the work is dedicated. Many areas which were "environs" to Lysons are now firmly inside London, including Battersea, Bermondsey, Camberwell, Lambeth, Chelsea, Finchley,... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 66054
SHECHTMAN, Daniel, et al. Metallic Phase with Long-Range Orientational Order and No Translational Symmetry.
New York : 1984First editions, first impressions of the paper announcing the discovery of quasi-crystals by Daniel Shechtman and the follow-up paper that confirmed his results. Chemist Daniel Shechtman (1941- ) of the Israel Institute of Technology was spending a sabbatical at Johns Hopkins University during the early 1980s when he discovered quasiperiodic crystals,... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 86384
MACKINNON, Daniel Henry. Military Service and Adventures in the Far East:
1847First edition of this extremely uncommon and highly desirable account of service in India and Afghanistan with the 16th lancers. Three copies only on COPAC; OCLC adds just five more. Daniel Henry Mackinnon (1813-1884) served with the 16th lancers in the First Afghan War under Lord Keane, present at the siege and capture of Ghazni (Medal); also served... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 68932
DANIELL, Thomas & William. A Picturesque Voyage to India; by the way of China.
London : 1810First edition, text and plates watermarked 1808. Originally issued in ten parts, this is one of the most famous books on the scenery of China and India to come out of the Golden Age of British aquatint. In 1784, Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) "received permission from the East India Company to travel as 'engraver' to India with his nephew William Daniell... Learn More£9,250.00
Stock Code: 120028
[DEFOE, Daniel.] Conjugal Lewdness: or, Matrimonial Whoredom.
London : 1727First edition, rare first issue. Contemporary critics attacked the work's title, which, according to Defoe, was viewed as "a Breach upon Modesty" and offensive to their ears, and the book was reissued the same year with a cancel title page, more politely titled as A Treatise concerning the Use and Abuse of the Marriage Bed. The first issue is rare,... Learn More£37,500.00
Stock Code: 124762
[DEFOE, Daniel.] The Chimera: or, the French Way of Paying National Debts, Laid open.
London : 1720Rare first edition of this comparative examination of credit in England and France with a comprehensive discussion of John Law and the Mississippi scheme; the latter is discussed with a blend of admiration (in principle) and mistrust (in practice). Defoe's attitude towards credit can be gauged from his decision to sell his shares in the South Sea scheme... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 122924
[DEFOE, Daniel.] An Essay on the South-Sea Trade.
London : 1712First edition of Defoe's tract on the newly-formed South Sea Company. Under the scheme, the British government transferred its debt to the Company, which was then given a monopoly of trade with South America. Defoe had supported a similar project in letters to Robert Harley, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and he is on the whole supportive of the South... Learn More£11,250.00
Stock Code: 134890
DEFOE, Daniel. A New Voyage Round the World.
Edinburgh : 1810A most attractive copy of Defoe's fabricated travel narrative, first published in 1724, in which an "unnamed English captain-entrepreneur... leads three ships in a trading (and occasional privateering) circumnavigation that also includes encounters with native peoples, sometimes violent but more peaceable and profitable" (Richetti p. 222). Howgego remarks... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 127590
[DEFOE, Daniel.] Mémoires et avantures de Madlle. Moll Flanders, écrits par elle-même.
London : 1761First French edition. Defoe's classic novel was originally published in London in 1722 under the title The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, &c. Who was born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five Time a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother) Twelve... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 92147
(KAUFFER, E. McKnight.) DEFOE, Daniel. The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner.
London : 1929First Kauffer edition, signed limited issue, number 30 of 35 copies signed by Kauffer, printed on T. H. Saunders mould-made paper, and bound in quarter morocco, aside from 500 numbered copies unsigned on normal paper and bound in cloth. This deluxe signed issue is rare, with only two copies recorded at auction in the past 70 years. Kauffer was born... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 122649
(KAUFFER, E. McKnight.) DEFOE, Daniel. The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner.
London : 1929Limited edition, number 510 of 500 unsigned copies, from a total edition of 535 (35 issued on special paper). Kauffer was born in the United States but settled in England in 1914. He was a member of both Wyndham Lewis's Group X and the Cumberland Market Group. A good painter, Kauffer's real genius was in advertising art; he produced seminal posters... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 125858
(MANET, Edouard.) ROUART, Denis, & Daniel Wildenstein. Edouard Manet: Catalogue raisonné. Tome I: Peintures. Tome II: Pastels, aquarelles et dessins.
Lausanne - Paris : 1975First editions, first printings. These two works on Edouard Manet by Rouart and Wildenstein form a very concise raisonne including 430 paintings, 88 pastels and 677 drawings and watercolours, with extensive notes, a list of exhibitions, a bibliography, an index of titles and proper names, and a topographical index. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 124932
BEATON, Cecil, & Daniela Palazzoli (ed.) Portfolio.
Milan : 1981Limited edition, number 760 of 1,000 copies. Beaton "made a name for himself taking glamorous photographic portraits of the 'bright young things' of the day, who soon thirsted for his talent and by the end of the 1920s - a decade which Beaton may be said to personify - he had been granted sittings by all whom he had aspired to photograph, except Queen... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 137157
CAREY, Robert Lincoln. Daniel Webster as an Economist.
New York : 1929First edition, first printing. Carey's study attempts to delineate Webster's economic beliefs, from a careful reading of 127 speeches and 22 pamphlets which the lexicographer published. Webster's opposition to economic systems and generalisations meant that he never formally outlined his own economic views in his lifetime. Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 127206
JACKSON, William. Book-Keeping in the true Italian Form of Debtor and Creditor by way of double entry; or, Practical Book-Keeping exemplified from the precepts of the late ingenious D. Dowling, Author of mercantile Arithmetic.
Philadelphia : 1801First American edition, based on the Dublin printed 1765 work by Daniel Dowling. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 123620
LANGE, Norah. El rumbo de la rosa.
Buenos Aires : 1930First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Daniel Devoto on the half-title: "Para Daniel S. Devoto - instalado para siempre en la amistad sin vericuetos ni otros dobleces, con toda la simpatia y el afecto de Norah Lange. Talcahuano 638. Nov. 1942" ("For Daniel S. Devoto - installed forever in friendship without twists... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 132524
NERUDA, Pablo, & Tomas Lago. Anillos.
Santiago : 1926First edition of this early Neruda work, scarce in such nice condition. From the library of the noted Argentinean writer, musicologist, and hispanist Daniel Devoto (1916-2001), with his and his wife Maria Beatriz del Valle-Inclán's stamp to the front free endpaper. Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 132520
LANGE, Norah. Cuadernos de Infancia.
Buenos Aires : 1937Signed limited issue, number 6 of 22 copies on Hammermill paper signed by the author on the limitation leaf, out of a total edition of 725; this copy a presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the second front free endpaper: "Para Daniel S. Devoto, atento y fino y minucioso, poblado de palabras y gestos de generosa duración, versallesca y entusiasta... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 132555
SERBIN, Vincent. Toward Omega.
2005First edition, first printing. One of 60 numbered and 2 hors commerce copies signed by Vincent Serbin, Daniel Westover, John Wood and Steven Albahari. Each of the 10 tipped-in silver gelatin prints are titled and signed by Serbin, as is the separate mounted print "The Omega Point Theory". Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 44931
SMITH, Vernon L. Investment and Production.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : 1961First edition, first printing, of the economist's work on capital and investment theory. Smith would go on to share the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Daniel Kahneman for his contributions to Behavioral Economics. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 140107
THOMAS, Dylan. Poems.
New York : 1971First US edition, first printing, inscribed by Daniel Jones, the editor of this volume and a close friend of Dylan Thomas since childhood, on the front pastedown to his wife, "To Irene, with love from Dan. 23rd November 1971", and accompanied by an autograph letter signed from Edith Sitwell to Jones, discussing Erich Fried's German translation of Under... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 140659
TWAIN, Mark. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)...
New York : 1885First US edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the publishers to Daniel Whitford, Twain's lawyer: "To Daniel Whitford, with regards of the publisher, Chas. L. Webster. New York, February 21st, 1885."
Daniel Whitford, attorney for New York firm Alexander & Green, acted for Webster & Company and was also retained by Twain several times. He acted... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 110564
SHAFFER, Peter. Equus.
London : 1973First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on a pasted in card to the title page, "For Dr Murray, with all good wishes, from Peter Shaffer, August 1985". From the library of noted Irish bibliophile, Dr Philip Murray, author of Adventures of a Book Collector (2011). Dr. Murray had a number of books signed by Shaffer in this manner. Equus... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 116290
(WILHELM II.) MAIRET, Philippe. Aristocracy and the Meaning of Class Rule.
London : 1931First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from Philip Morrell to Kaiser Wilhelm, with extensive annotations written in English by the Kaiser. Together with an autograph postcard signed from Kaiser Wilhelm, Doorn, 1931, to Philip Morrell, written in English in purple pencil across the whole of the back of the postcard beginning "According to... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 122974
(INDIAN ALMANAC.) The Madras Almanac and Compendium of Intelligence for 1845.
1845First edition. These local vade mecums, annual publications produced using local materials, are inevitably uncommon on the market. Although substantial at around c.700 pages, they have a low survival rate. That they were retained after their supersession is demonstrated by the fact that this copy has the presentation inscription dated in 1849 of the... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 66430
(CROYDON, Edward, publ.) A Guide to the Watering Places, on the coast, between the Exe and the Dart;
Teignmouth : 1817First edition, a superior copy in red morocco, with the bookplate of John Fisher, Bishop of Salisbury. Fisher was "a highly cultured prelate, a generous patron of both authors and artists, and a capable sketcher; he was chaplain to the Royal Academy in 1807 and helped to set up the British Institution the previous year. For the last twenty-five years... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 100333
WOLF, Joseph. The Life and Habits of Wild Animals.
London : 1874First edition, large paper issue. Wolf's "pictures are often noted for the astonishing realism of feet, fur, and feather texture, and for their backgrounds, which often include small but perfectly painted subsidiary creatures bickering or otherwise associating in a lively fashion. In the opinion of Sir Edwin Landseer he was 'without exception, the best... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 120461
(TOLPUDDLE MARTYRS.) [Drop-head title:] Copy of all Correspondence between the Colonial Office and the Governor of Australia, touching the Free Pardon, and the Order for the Return of the Dorchester Labourers.
London : 1837First edition of the official government paper pardoning the Tolpuddle Martyrs (otherwise the Dorchester Labourers, or Six Men of Dorset) and allowing their return to England. Their sentences of transportation to Australia for forming a trade union had caused a public outcry in 1834. In England, agitation against the sentences began almost as soon... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 104703
BLONDLOT, Nicolas. Trattato Analitico della Digestione
Naples : 1845First edition in Italian of this important work on the digestive system, originally published as Traité analytique de la digestion considérée particulièrement dans l'homme et dans les animaux vertébrés (Paris,1843). Very scarce: not on Copac, which lists only Royal College of Surgeons and Wellcome for the Paris first; for this Italian edition... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 122254
PRIDEAUX, Humphrey. La Vie de Mahomet,
Amsterdam : 1698First French edition, translated from the English by Daniel de Larroque, following the London edition of 1697. "Prideaux 1648-1724 lamented how many Deists had charged Christianity with imposture, and he meant to hold up Islam as an actual fraud against which Christianity's legitimacy would become more apparent. Knowing that some might accuse him of... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 129216
[ILIFF, Edward Henry]. A Summary of the Duties of Citizenship!
London : First edition of this radical tract, by the actor, playwright, and novelist Edward Henry Iliff, a friend of William Godwin. Iliff writes "the genus of society contains two species of odious monsters; Tyrants and Slaves" (p. 5), the former including soldiers, priests, and lawyers, the latter the poor multitudes. This "strident attack on the Army, Church,... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 139092
(FASHION.) Adler Suits Standee - "Adler Collegian clothes. They keep you looking your best."
Milwaukee, MI : c.1927Striking counter display advertisement for the Adler Company "Collegian" men's suits line, in a style reminiscent of the California Plein-Air School, with two sharp young men in Adler suits standing at a carved stone wall talking to a young beautiful co-ed in a jaunty orange hat. The "Collegian" line was aimed at college men, or anyone who cared about... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 95045
(SOUTH SEA BUBBLE.) Collection of ten pamphlets, eight regarding the South Sea Bubble.
1720-21Eight pamphlets relating to the South Sea Company and its collapse, six from 1720, the year in which the bubble burst, and two from the following year. The volume also includes two other pamphlets, one on the military importance of Gibraltar, the other on the need to trim the Civil List. This volume was formerly part of the Dropmore House collection... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 134909
VEGA, Garcilasso de la. The Royal Commentaries of Peru,
London : 1688First edition in English of Vega's chronicles of Peru, the first work by an author born in the Americas to enter the western canon. Born in the early years of the Spanish conquest from an Incan mother and a conquistador father, Garcilasso de la Vega (1539-1616) moved to Spain aged 21, where he wrote the present histories. First published in Lisbon in... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 126602
BENTHAM, Jeremy. Justice and Codification Petitions:
London : 1829First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title page, "To John Galletly Esq. Dundee. from Jeremy Bentham, Queen's Square Place, Westminster, 21 Dec 1829". Bentham dedicated the final years of his life to perfecting his theory of codification, with the hope that his petitions for administrative and legal reform would be passed... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 118356
SHAKESPEARE, William. Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. The third Impression.
London : 1663)Third folio edition of Shakespeare's plays, generally regarded as the rarest of the 17th-century folio editions. An unknown number of copies is thought to have been destroyed in the Great Fire of London of 1666. The third folio is a reprint of the second (1632), but the second issue adds seven plays to the corpus, although of these only Pericles is... Learn More£500,000.00
Stock Code: 108578
(RACKHAM, Arthur.) [Original Rackham-illustrated vellum binding:] The Open Road.
London : 1910This fine example of Rackham's work is a test piece by the artist, practicing his technique for drawing directly onto vellum, possibly in preparation for a private commission. The illustration features two unconnected design elements - vignettes drawn in black and coloured inks, each signed by Rackham with his initials, and very much in the style he... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 117312
(DYLAN, Bob.) Original signed photograph by Don Hunstein.
New York : 1963A beguiling vérité image of the great songwriter, walking away from the camera with slung guitar across the floor of a deserted recording studio, captured by the celebrated Don Hunstein in August of 1963 at Columbia's Studio A in New York City. This was the album session that produced the iconic "The Times They Are A-Changin'".
Don Hunstein... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 121839
WARD, William. Account of the Writings, Religion, and Manners, of the Hindoos:
Serampore : 1811The first volume was first published in 1806, but no copies traced, this full edition being issued in 1811 from the Mission Press that Ward laboured so hard to establish. Extremely uncommon, just one set traced at auction, maybe 20 locations institutionally. Trained as a printer, and working in that capacity on various newspapers in the Midlands, and... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 102883
(THATCHER, Margaret.) Christmas Cards. From foreign royal families.A collection of Christmas cards sent by foreign royal families to Margaret Thatcher. Comprising the cards of:
i) Tāufa'ahau Tupou IV, King of Tonga (reigned 1965-2005), 1985. With Tonga's coat of arms on the front cover and the signature of himself and his wife Halaevalu Mata'aho 'Ahome'e on the interior, below the printed message "With all... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 123803
(CHINA.) Second Opium War.An enthralling and richly detailed journal of a decade at sea with the US Navy during the 1850s, recording back-to-back cruises on three sloops-of-war, seeing action in three different arenas: on the Cyane, which shelled Greytown, Nicaragua (1854), the Preble during the Paraguay Expedition (1858) - a flexing of muscle by the US Navy that concluded peaceably... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 127365
HUGHSON, David. Walks through London,
London : 1817.First edition, large paper issue, of this delightful illustrated guide to Regency London, laid out in eighteen walks around the metropolis. In many ways this is the forerunner of the modern guide book, giving a small map and directions for each perambulation. Hughson also compiled an illustrated history and description of London, issued in parts and... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 119726
CARR, Sir John. The Stranger in France.
London : 1807First octavo edition, the second overall, of Carr's first book, originally published in 1803. Carr (1772-1832) gave up a legal career for health reasons and decided to tour the continent. His travel accounts were highly popular in their day and sold well, though their light style and even their profitability were the object of mockery by Edward Dubois... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 120974
BARROW, John. Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa.
London : 1806Second, and best, edition of this influential survey of South Africa, which has a particular focus on the Cape Colony. First published in 1801-4, here the text is revised, expanded and corrected and 8 superb aquatint plates after Samuel Daniell added. Barrow accompanied Lord Macartney, as private secretary, on his mission to the Cape of Good Hope in... Learn More£3,950.00
Stock Code: 86714
THUCYDIDES. De bello Peloponnesiaco, in Greek.
Venice : 1502Editio princeps of the most important work in Greek historiography, edited by Aldus from a Cretan manuscript. As with his edition of Herodotus, the text had first appeared in print in the Latin translation of Lorenzo Valla. The recipient of Aldus's dedicatory letter, Daniele Renier, was a Venetian senator, procurator of San Marco and collector of Hebrew,... Learn More£35,000.00
Stock Code: 103257