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[SYNGE, Mark] as "Powell Millington". On the Track of the Àbor.
London : 1912First edition, first impression, uncommon: just 6 locations on Copac. A first-hand account by an Indian Army major of the Abor Expedition on the North East frontier of India, described by Marshall as a "light-hearted account... Millington was involved in the communications side of the Expedition".
"The Abor Expedition (1911-1912) was carried... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 103949
[SYNGE, Mark] as "Powell Millington". On the Track of the Àbor.
London : 1912First edition, first impression, of this eyewitness account by an Indian Army major of the Abor Expedition on the North East frontier of India, described by Marshall as a "light-hearted account... Millington was involved in the communications side of the Expedition".
"The Abor Expedition (1911-1912) was carried out to punish the perpetrators... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 139206
(MILLER, Henry.) HOUGHTON, Claude. Hudson Rejoins the Herd.
1939First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To T. J. Hoyer, Claude Houghton", below that, in pencil, "For Henry Miller with respect and in friendship, Larry Goldberg 9.2.64". Miller was a great admirer of Houghton and this novel in particular, writing in his literary memoir The Books in My Life that Houghton,... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 69506
(MacDONALD, Étienne Jacques Joseph Alexandre.) ROUSSET, Camille (ed). Souvenirs de Maréchal Macdonald, duc de Tarente.
Paris : 1892First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed boldly across the half-title in purple pencil, "À Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres hommage respectueux de l'editeur Camille Rousset". The recipient was Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres (1840-1910), his gilt crowned monogram stamped at the foot of the spine. Chartes served briefly on McClellan's... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 122621
COMMONS, John R., & others. History of Labour in the United States.
New York : 1918First edition, first printing, of this history of the labour movement as a social and political force with distinct conditions and philosophies. "The work of John R. Commons and his colleagues dominated research in labor history and inquiries about working-class formation in the United States until very recently. Insisting that by the Civil War workers... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 119900
[MILLAR, Kenneth.] MACDONALD, Ross. The Chill.
New York : 1964First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author, "For Paul Nelson, in friendship. Ken. New York, April 27, 1976" on the front free endpaper. The recipient Paul Nelson (1936-2006) was an influential music critic for Rolling Stone, for which he prepared an extended profile on Macdonald. The full piece was never published, although a shorter... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 99393
[MILLAR, Kenneth.] MACDONALD, Ross. The Blue Hammer.
New York : 1976First edition, first printing, of the final Lew Archer novel, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Harris Seed. One of the best friends, and the best lawyer, a writer ever had. Ken." Laid-in is an autograph draft of the opening paragraphs of the novel, which are notably different to the published version, offering... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 99392
HARBOU, Thea von. Metropolis.
Berlin : 1926First edition, first impression. Based on the original screenplay written by German director Fritz Lang and his wife Thea von Harbou in 1924, this novelization was published before the release of the film version on 10 January 1927. The film Metropolis is a classic both of German expressionism and of silent-era science fiction; it remains the most expensive... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 90076
[MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélemi.] Histoire générale et particuliere du visa fait en France.
The Hague : 1743First edition of one of the rarest texts in economics: the detailed account of the operation of the Visa, which was brought into operation after the downfall of John Law to investigate the profiteers of the Mississippi bubble, to improve the financial position of the state, and to penalise the financier class. The Visa was similar to the Chambre de... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 84108
(YOUNG, Noel. ed.) MILLER, Henry, and others. [Complete Yes! Capra Chapbook Series.]
Santa Barbara, CA : 1972-1977Complete set of first and signed limited editions, each volume numbered and signed by the author. The works were issued in different limitations of between 50 and 250 copies, with most limited to between 50 and 100 copies. The set comprises works by: Will Baker, Clayton Barbeau, Peter Beagle, William Benton, Ray Bradbury, Edwin Brock, Raymond Carver,... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 111064
(GRAY, Millicent Etheldreda.) QUILLER-COUCH, Mabel & Lilian. A Book of Children's Verse.
London : First and limited edition, number 37 of 100 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. Millicent Etheldreda Gray (1873-1957) is little known but her charming work here is full of atmosphere; she also illustrated an edition of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 110552
MILL, John Stuart. Autograph letter signed to W. C. Sidgwick, discussing Mill's forthcoming edition of his father's Analysis of the Human Mind.
Blackheath Park : 3 November, 1868A letter written by John Stuart Mill to William Carr Sidgwick, elder brother of the philosopher Henry Sidgwick who, together with Mill would be a founding member of The Radical Club, established in 1870, in which Mill announces the forthcoming publication of his new edition of his father's work, The Analysis of the Phenomena of the Human Mind, originally... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 108158
MILL, John Stuart. Principles of Political Economy with some of their Applications to Social Philosophy.
London : 1848First edition of Mill's great treatise on political economy, unrestored in the original cloth. "From the moment of publication, Mill's Principles was hailed as a classic, far more congenial to the public than earlier economic textbooks, and far more readable than the Logic" (ODNB). "To many generations of students, Mill's Principles was the undisputed... Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 137310
[HUSKISSON, William.] Essays on Political Economy: in which are illustrated the principal causes of the present national distress; with appropriate remedies.
London : 1830First edition of these essays written by Huskisson after his resignation from Wellington's government in 1828. Basically Smithian in approach, the Essays "propose some important financial reforms, repudiate the landowners' monopoly, and most notably, anticipate J. S. Mill's concept of a 'general glut'. Overall, they epitomize Huskisson's economic philosophy... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 129355
HAYEK, Friedrich August von. The Constitution of Liberty.
London : 1960First UK edition, first impression. Written to coincide with the centenary of John Stuart Mill's On Liberty (although published a year late), Hayek surveys the origin and development of economic and personal liberty in Western civilization, and outlines the threats that socialism and welfarism pose to a free, liberal society. Along with The Road to... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 140173
MILL, John Stuart. Nature, the Utility of Religion, and Theism.
London : 1874Second edition, published posthumously and the same year as the first, of Mill's three striking essays containing his philosophy of religion. "Mill wrote Nature and Utility of Religion between 1850-58, whereas Theism was written between 1868-70, near the end of Mill's life. Nature is an analysis, and critique, of the theory of natural moral law. Utility... Learn More£525.00
Stock Code: 120901
[WHEELER, Anna, &] THOMPSON, William. Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, Against the Pretensions of the Other Half, Men,
London : 1825First edition of one of the most important works in the history of feminism and "one of the classics of early nineteenth-century feminist literature" (ODNB). "No book published before his time on this subject, even the famous work of Mary Wollstonecraft, is at once so broad and comprehensive and so direct and practical as Thompson's Appeal" (Richard... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 102519
(THE EDGWARE ROAD MURDER.) A volume of contemporary newspaper clippings, pamphlets and broadsheet publications relating to The Edgware Road Murder of 1837.
London : 1837A fascinating assemblage of printed material relating to the cause celebre of 1837, the brutal murder and dismemberment, on Christmas Eve 1836, of Hannah Brown by James Greenacre (1785-1837), forever after known as The Edgware Road Murderer. This collection was compiled by someone eagerly following the case and attests to the grip that it exerted on... Learn More£1,850.00
Stock Code: 119351
(JACK THE RIPPER) The Graphic. An Illustrated London Newspaper:
London : 1888Half-yearly volume of this popular illustrated paper covering the period of the "Autumn of Terror". Contains nine pieces of relevance: the first notice of the killings is on September 29, "Coroners' Inquests and the Detection of Crime, In the case of the late horrifying murders in Whitechapel, some persons have alleged that the Coroner's Court exceeded... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 121358
ARNOLD, Matthew. Schools and Universities on the Continent.
London : 1868First edition, presentation copy inscribed "with the author's sincere regard" in the author's hand on the half title. This copy also contains an autograph letter signed from Arnold to Mr Osborne Turner Junr., on Whitehall Education Department stationary, informing the recipient of his supplementary book "Higher Schools and Universities in Germany" published... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 115431
(SOUTH SEA BUBBLE.) HUTCHESON, Archibald. Contemporary Sammelband of 20 works on the South Sea Bubble.
London : 1717-33An exceptional collection of South Sea material, comprising 20 works on the Company bound together in the immediate decades following the burst of the bubble. The majority, 14 titles, are by Archibald Hutcheson, the great Cassandra of the project. They include both his warnings of financial irregularities before the bubble burst, and his post-crash... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 134766
HOBSON, John Atkinson, & Alfred Frederick Mummery. The Physiology of Industry: being an exposure of certain fallacies in existing theories of economics.
London : 1889First edition of Hobson's first work, written in collaboration with the businessman and mountaineer, A. F. Mummery (18551895), The Physiology of Industry "set out to expose fallacies in classical political economy as expounded by J. S. Mill. Its central proposition was that trade depression was caused by a deficiency in effective demand since it was... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 135850
MACDONALD, Ross. The Galton Case.
New York : 1959First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author, using his real name Kenneth Millar, on the front free endpaper "March 1959. For Willard and Pidge, affectionately, Ken". Willard and Pidge were Santa Barbara neighbors, and a character named Pidge appears in another of the author's books. Learn More£1,400.00
Stock Code: 50936
(WELLINGTON, Arthur, Duke of) GURWOOD, John (ed.) The Dispatches of Field Marshal The Duke of Wellington,
London : 1837-8The New Edition, complete with the index and the volume of General Orders. Indispensable for the study of Wellington's campaigns, and perhaps the only source for the occasional glimpse of the man. This is a particularly handsome set, bound by Francis Bedford, "considered the leading English bookbinder of his time, surpassed only by the best French binders"... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 127262
CHURCHILL, Winston S. The First Collected Works. Centenary Limited Edition.
London : 1973-76First complete collected edition, number 853 of 1,750 sets. The Centenary Edition is the only full collected works of Winston Churchill, reproducing his 50 books in 34 volumes. The Library of Imperial History went bankrupt before the projected run of 3,000 sets could be completed, so "the print run never exceeded 2,000 copies and only 1,750 sets were... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 137778
CHURCHILL, Winston S. The First Collected Works. Centenary Limited Edition;
London : 1973-6First complete collected edition, one of 1,750 sets published. The Centenary Edition is the only full collected works of Winston Churchill, reproducing his 50 books in 34 volumes. The Library of Imperial History went bankrupt before the projected run of 3,000 sets could be completed, so "the print run never exceeded 2,000 copies and only 1,750 sets... Learn More£5,950.00
Stock Code: 121741
MILLER, Henry. Insomnia or The Devil at Large. A first edition book portfolio.
Albuquerque : 1974First edition, first impression. Limited to 150 copies with a signed bound in introduction and with a numbered and signed lithograph on Japanese paper by Henry Miller. 100 copies were issued in English, 50 copies were issued in French. This is the English edition. Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 69028
MILLAIS, John Guille. The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais.
New York : 1899First US edition, published in the same year as the London edition: "it remains the fullest source of information on Millais" (ODNB). This copy in a striking luxury binding dated 1912 and stamped with the monogram "HHG" on the rear turn-in of volume I. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 114645
MILLER, Philip. The Gardeners Dictionary:
London : 1735First octavo edition, an abridgment of the first comprehensive dictionary of gardening. Philip Miller (1691-1771) was the most distinguished and influential British gardener of the 18th century. His dictionary is a noteworthy milestone in the great sequence of encyclopaedias and dictionaries of that era, fit to rank with John Harris's Lexicon Technicum... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 116084
MILLAR, John. Observations Concerning the Distinction of Ranks in Society.
Dublin : 1771First Dublin edition, following the London edition published the same year. A professor of law in the University of Glasgow and a major influence on Scottish jurisprudence, this was the first major work of John Millar. The Observations were "a pioneering attempt at a historical sociology of social authority, taking up, in turn, familial relations, age,... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 124116
STANLEY, Henry Morton. The Congo and the Founding of its Free State.
London : 1885First edition, scarce in the cloth, and less commonly encountered than the first US edition, published the same year. "Although it did not involve any significant geographical discoveries, Stanley considered his work on the Congo to be among the most important of his life. His book The Congo and the Founding of its Free State promoted what he called... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 119331
STANLEY, Henry Morton. The Congo and the Founding of its Free State.
New York : 1885First US edition. "Although it did not involve any significant geographical discoveries, Stanley considered his work on the Congo to be among the most important of his life. His book The Congo and the Founding of its Free State promoted what he called the 'gospel of enterprise', emphasizing both the commercial potential of the region and the hard labour... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 140780
GUEULLETTE, Thomas-Simon. The Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour.
London : 1893First Smithers edition, one of five copies printed on Japanese vellum. Originally published in 1715 as Mille et un quarts d'heure, contes tartares, these stories - referred to by Smithers as "very lively, ingenious, and entertaining imitations of the 'Arabian Nights'" - were the work of the lawyer, bibliophile and prolific compiler of tales,... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 126130
JEVONS, William Stanley. The State in Relation to Labour.
London : 1882First edition of Jevons's final book. An attempt to analyse "the actions of the legislature, and the state of public opinion with reference to the conflict of labour and capital and the regulation of industry" (from the preface), Jevons upholds laissez-faire principles, while displaying "his continuing adherence to Benthamite utilitarianism as a touchstone... Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 136408
WILLIAMS, Aaron. The Harmony Society, at Economy, Penn'a.
Pittsburgh : 1866First edition in book form, originally published in articles in the Pittsburgh Commercial in 1865-6, of this key work of utopian communism. Aaron Williams had joined the Harmony Society, based on millenarian communal living, in February 1865. Founded by George Rapp, The Harmony Society had its origins in Germany in the late eighteenth century, before... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 125581
JEVONS, W. Stanley. The Theory of Political Economy.
London : 1871First edition of Jevons's foremost contribution to the history of economic thought. "Comparatively short and lucidly written, it sharply attacked the classical theory of value of the 'Ricardo-Mill school', and offered in its place the challenging view that 'value depends entirely upon utility', asserting boldly that 'Economy, if it is to be a science... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 119905
DICKENS, Charles; Robert Browning; and others. Collection of autograph material, including 4 autograph letters signed by Charles Dickens, 4 by Robert Browning, and a quantity of other autograph material.
Various places : 1860s-1910sThe Dickens and Browning letters are addressed to Emma Pender (18171891), second wife of Sir John Pender, Scottish textile merchant in Manchester, submarine communications cable pioneer, and politician.
The Dickens letters are:
a) with envelope, stamp clipped, to Mrs Pender, 9 Park St, Westminster, SW; 5 May 1863, declining an invitation to dine,... Learn More£7,000.00
Stock Code: 137842
MILLS, Andrew John Moffatt. Report on the Province of Assam.
Calcutta : 1854First and only edition, extremely uncommon, Copac shows 4 locations - SOAS, LSE, BL, and Society of Antiquaries - OCLC adds copies at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and the Jenks Library, Gordon College, MA. Minutely detailed report by long-term Bengal civil servant, at the time of writing Judge of Sudder Dewanny and Nizamut Adawlat, covering each of... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 120773
ALCOCK, Sir Rutherford. The Journey of Augustus Raymond Margary.
London : 1876Second edition of this account of British diplomat and explorer Augustus Raymond Margary's journey to explore overland trade routes between British India and China.
The first edition was also published in 1876, that is, the year following the murder of Margary and his entire staff, which sparked the Margary Affair, leading to the Chefoo Convention.... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 118131
ROBBINS, Lionel. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science.
London : 1932First edition, first impression of a landmark in the development of 20th century economic theory, presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper; "Professor Richard Strigl in token of respect & admiration from the author Lionel Robbins, September 1932."
Richard Ritter von Strigl (1891-1942), who studied in Vienna under Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk,... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 140913
CROWTHER, Samuel, & John Christopher Taylor. The Gospel on the Banks of the Niger. Journals and Notices of the Native Missionaries accompanying the Niger Expedition of 1857-1859.
London : 1859First edition. Decidedly uncommon, just 8 copies on Copac, with only single copy noted at auction. The only published account of the Third Niger Expedition which was intended to "establish trading stations on the Niger's banks" profiting from trade in their immediate locales, but also taking advantage of proximity to Kano, the "most important market... Learn More£1,850.00
Stock Code: 98141
(ROOSEVELT, Theodore.) STIGAND, Chauncey Hugh. Hunting the Elephant in Africa and Other Recollections of Thirteen Years' Wanderings.
New York : 1913First US edition of this "preeminent elephant hunting title" (Czech), a lovely copy, from the collection of American polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth (1880-1951), leader of the first trans-Arctic and trans-Antarctic aerial crossings, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Stigand (1877-1919) was commissioned into the Royal West Kent Regiment in... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 119287
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) LERNER, Abba P. The Economics of Control.
New York : 1944First edition, first printing, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated October 1945, and a few minor pencilled marginalia in the text. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 140533
(BONAR, James.) ANDERSON, Benjamin McAlester. The Value of Money.
New York : 1917First edition. The copy of the economist James Bonar (1852-1941), with his extensive pencilled annotations, mostly in an indecipherable shorthand. With Bonar's bookplate to the front pastedown, and the loosely inserted bookplate from his bequest of the book to the Adam Smith Class Library. The book was an advance review copy with the perforated stamp... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 135194
HAMILTON, Sir William. Outlines from the Figures and Compositions upon the Greek, Roman, and Etruscan Vases of the late Sir William Hamilton;
London : 1804First edition of this selection from d'Hancarville's Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman antiquities from the cabinet of the Honble. Wm. Hamilton, 1766-67, and Tischbein's Collection of engravings from ancient vases... in the possession of Sir Wm. Hamilton, 1791-97, the third and last volume of which appeared in 1797, after Kirk's... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 125592
CONDÉ, J. A. History of the Dominion of the Arabs in Spain.
London : 1854-5First edition in English, first published in Madrid in 1820-1; far from common in the market. Condé was the director of the library of the Escorial. His work is "characterized by a strong sympathy for Arab culture. For the first time a complete survey, based on Arab sources, was provided of the history of Islamic Spain from 711 to 1492, and a framework... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 95147
MACPHERSON, John. Mental Affections. An Introduction to the Study of Insanity.
London : 1899First edition. "The following pages consist of lectures delivered during several sessions to the students attending the class of Mental Diseases in the Royal Colleges' School of Medicine, Edinburgh while it cannot be claimed that they are exhaustive in scope or complete in detail, the author hopes that his general views on the aetiology of insanity,... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 115369
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) JOHNSON, Alvin Saunders. Rent in Modern Economic Theory: An Essay in Distribution.
New York : 1903The copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front wrapper, and a few inked lines in margins. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department for thirty years and built it up to its pre-eminent position... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 140283
JEVONS, William Stanley. The Coal Question;
London : 1866Second, revised edition. Presentation copy from the author to the library of the Royal Institution of South Wales, with their presentation bookplate reading "Presented to the Library by W. S. Jevons Esq. the Author May 23 A.D. 1871", and with the inscription on verso of front free endpaper "from the author", the latter in Jevons's hand. The Coal Question,... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 127186
BACON, Francis. The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon
London : 1861 - 74First edition of this monumental editorial achievement, conducted over a period of some 30 years by Tennyson's lifelong friend, the literary editor and biographer James Spedding (1808-1881), referred to by the poet as "the wisest man I know" (cited in ODNB). This set presented in a choice binding by one of the leading London binderies of the day, Riviere... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 139851
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) WICKSTEED, Philip Henry. The Alphabet of Economic Science.
London : 1888First edition, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper, and one inked marginal line on p. 43. An excellent economics provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 140615
JACQUEMONT, Victor. Correspondance de Victor Jacquemont avec sa famille et plusieurs de ses amis, pendant son voyage dans l'Inde (1828-1832).
Paris : 1833First edition. Jacquemont travelled to India in 1828 as a plant-collector on behalf of the Jardin de Plantes, he visited Amber in Rajputana, met with the Ranjit Singh at his capital of Lahore, and visited the kingdom of Ladakh in the Himalayas, "travelling for three and a half years he encountered difficulties and privations in his arduous labours,... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 112745
ROBINSON, Joan. The Accumulation of Capital.
London : 1956First edition, second impression (the same year as the first) of Robinson's "magnum opus" (ODNB), "her second major contribution to economic theory... the work of her maturity and the one that expresses Joan Robinson's genius at her best. Here she has chosen to move on new and controversial ground" (The New Palgrave IV, p. 215). Learn More£25.00
Stock Code: 134383
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) PIGOU, Arthur Cecil. The Economics of Stationary States.
London : 1935First edition, first impression, of Pigou's theoretical work, published during the Great Depression, examining the workings of a fully employed economy under stationary state conditions. The copy of Pigou's fellow economist Lionel Charles Robbins (1898-1984), with his pencilled ownership signature to the front free endpaper. At the LSE, Robbins "dominated... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 131596
JEVONS, William Stanley. The Substitution of Similars, The True Principle of Reasoning, Derived from a Modification of Aristotle's Dictum.
London : 1869First edition of the economist, logician, and philosopher's most popular and accessible work. "At the end of 1866 Jevons had begun 'thinking about logic again seriously' and considered grafting some developments on to the modified version of Boole's system that he had published in 1863. In the next two months the idea that 'the great and universal principle... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 122828
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language:
London : 1755First edition of this most famous of English dictionaries. This work has at various times been called "the most important British cultural monument of the eighteenth century" (Hitchings); "the only dictionary of the English language compiled by a writer of the first rank" (Robert Burchfield); "the most amazing, enduring and endearing one-man feat in... Learn More£18,500.00
Stock Code: 87924
BATESON, William. Materials for the Study of Variation:
London : 1894First edition. "William Bateson read the newly discovered paper by Mendel and recognized immediately its relevance to the unsolved problem expounded in his Materials for the Study of Variation variation is the cause of the evolution of species; but what causes variation, and how does it happen? Bateson was convinced that species evolve as the result... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 139728
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language:
London : 1755First edition. The creation of the dictionary was Johnson's greatest literary labour. Helped by a succession of needy amanuenses who worked in the surprisingly spacious garret of his house in Gough Square, he experienced the death of his mother and underwent agonies of procrastination before finally completing the task in his 46th year. Boswell called... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 90616