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KELMSCOTT PRESS: MORRIS, William (trans.) The Tale of King Florus and the Fair Jehane.
Hammersmith : 1893First edition of Morris's translation of this story, one of 325 copies on paper, taken from the work Nouvelles françaises en prose du XIIIième siècle which was originally published in Paris in 1856. King Florus and the Fair Jehane would later appear in the work Old French Romances Done into English by William Morris, published by... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 139267
McLEOD, John. Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste, along the Coast of Corea, to the Island of Lewchew;
London : 1818Second Edition, first published the previous year. McLeod was the Surgeon of the Alceste which carried Lord Amherst on his embassy to China. The ship was wrecked in the Strait of Gaspar, all hands survived to be menaced by Malay pirates but eventually rescued by the East-Indiaman Ternate. The narrative concludes with their brief stop... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 129164
PASKE-SMITH, Montague. Western Barbarians in Japan and Formosa in Tokugawa Days.
Kobe : First and limited edition, one of 500 copies, 35 special printed on handmade paper were also issued. A richly illustrated history of foreign involvement in the Edo or Tokugawa period in Japan and Taiwan, referred to here as Formosa. The supplements included are reproductions of The Japan Herald (23 November, 1861) and The Nagasaki Shipping List and... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 129310
CHAGALL, Marc. Dessins Pour la Bible.
Paris : 1960First edition, first printing, of this lavish collection of Chagall's artwork inspired by the Old Testament. In 1930 Chagall set out to produce etchings to illustrate the Bible, at the request of the avant-garde art book publisher Ambroise Vollard. Chagall worked on the project for many years even after Vollard's death in 1939, eventually publishing... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 139176
MONTESSORI, Maria. Il Metodo della pedagogia scientifica applicato all'educazione infantile nelle case dei bambini.
Castello : 1909First edition, first issue, of the Italian reformer's pioneering first work, the exposition of the theory behind her groundbreaking educational techniques; a landmark in the history of education. The later issue by Bretschneider in Rome has a new imprint slip pasted onto the title.
First a student of engineering, then medicine - both of which... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 139362