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  1. Nadia the Willful.
    (BLOOM, Lloyd.) ALEXANDER, Sue. Nadia the Willful.

    New York : 1983

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author to Barbara Karlin, the author and reviewer of children's books: "For Barbara Karlin, my heart book to my heart friend. With love, Sue Alexander, May 1983." With Karlin's bookplate to rear panel of dust jacket. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 96998

  2. The Actor.
    (BLUNDEN, Edmund.) LLOYD, Robert. The Actor.

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression. One of 210 numbered copies on handmade paper, from a limited edition of 270 copies. Learn More
    £70.00

    Stock Code: 77375

  3. The Poetry of Edmund Blunden.
    (BLUNDEN, Edmund.) THORPE, Michael. The Poetry of Edmund Blunden.

    [Wateringbury] : 1971

    First edition, first impression, of the author's essay on Blunden's poetry, focusing on the "Joy" poems which are reproduced in the text. Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 89484

  4. Christian Boltanski.
    (BOLTANSKI, Christian.) GUMPERT, Lynn. Christian Boltanski.

    1994

    First edition, first impression. Signed by Boltanski on the half title. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 69820

  5. Original portrait photograph of Andrew Bonar Law.
    (BONAR LAW, Andrew.) Original portrait photograph of Andrew Bonar Law.

    c. 1920s

    Andrew Bonar Law, commonly called Bonar Law, was a British Conservative Party statesman and Prime Minister. Born in Canada, he was the 37th Prime Minister and the only to have been born outside the British Isles. He is famously quoted as saying "If I am a great man, then a good many great men of history are frauds." Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 94420

  6. The Book of Common Prayer.
    (BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER.) The Book of Common Prayer.

    London : 1999

    A handsome leather bound copy. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 107162

  7. Le Livre des Prieres Communes, Et de l'Administration des Sacremens,
    (BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER; French & English.) Le Livre des Prieres Communes, Et de l'Administration des Sacremens,

    Oxford : 1717

    An attractive early Georgian binding for this bilingual BCP. "A reissue of the French-English 1717 'Book of common prayer', with a new titlepage and preliminaries in French added before the original parallel French and English titlepages, and slight resetting by removal of ornaments in the direction lines" (ESTC). In this copy, the French title appears... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 71427

  8. Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. and his Brothers.
    (BRADFORD.) WELCH, T., Major & C. Turley-Smith. Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. and his Brothers.

    1929

    First edition, one of just 50 copies printed on japon. No copy on COPAC, no copy in BL, not in IWM, a single copy (Calgary) on OCLC. The four Bradford brothers were the sons of a Durham colliery owner. Three were killed in the war; two won the VC, the only brothers to do so; and the third won the MC. The survivor Thomas Bradford was awarded the DSO... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 67912

  9. Diamond Jim. The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady.
    (BRADY, James Buchanan.) MORELL, Parker. Diamond Jim. The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady.

    New York : 1934

    First edition, first impression. The biography of the larger-then-life figure James "Diamond Jim" Brady, American tycoon, philanthropist, and toast of the New York social scene during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A collector of jewellery and precious stones, he owned 30 sets of diamond jewellery-one for each day of the month. He... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 77480

  10. Diamond Jim. The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady.
    (BRADY, James Buchanan.) MORELL, Parker. Diamond Jim. The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady.

    New York : 1934

    First edition, first impression. The biography of the larger-then-life figure James "Diamond Jim" Brady, American tycoon, philanthropist, and toast of the New York social scene during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A collector of jewellery and precious stones, he owned 30 sets of diamond jewellery-one for each day of the month. He... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 74752

  11. Tycho Brahe Sistemi Hakkında XVII. Asır Başlarına Ait Far[s]ça Bir Yazma.
    (BRAHE, Tycho.) SAYILI, Aydın. Tycho Brahe Sistemi Hakkında XVII. Asır Başlarına Ait Far[s]ça Bir Yazma.

    Ankara : 1958

    Offprint from the Annual Review of the Institute of Archaelogy at the University of Ankara, describing a manuscript in the Vatican Library (MS Vat. Pers. 9), namely a 1631 copy of renowned explorer Pietro della Valle's Persian translation of a short pamphlet by one Christophoros Borrus, a Milanese Jesuit and astronomer, defending the planetary system... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 104031

  12. An Argosy of Fables.
    (BRANSOM, Paul.) COOPER, Frederic Taber. An Argosy of Fables.

    New York : 1921

    Large paper edition, number 22 of 365 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 32201

  13. Manuel Alvarez Bravo.
    (BRAVO, Manuel Alvarez.) MOYSSEN, Xavier, & Ida Rodriguez Prampolini. Manuel Alvarez Bravo.

    Mexico City : 1980

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed to Fred R. Parker, the editor and designer of the 1971 exhibition catalogue of Bravo's work: "A Fred Parker, Recuerdo de nuestra colaboracion en pasadena en 1971. - M. Alvarez Bravo." Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 102958

  14. Album de Pernambuco.
    (BRAZIL.) CARLS, Francisco Henrique. Album de Pernambuco.

    Pernambuco : 1880

    A wonderfully-preserved copy of this superb visual record of Brazil in the late 19th century. "The colourful and airy rendering contributes much to the appeal of this extensive series of images that forms one of the most comprehensive visual reports carried out on any Brazilian city in the period" (Correa do Lago).
    The album was first issued in... Learn More
    £35,000.00

    Stock Code: 108232

  15. The Idylls of the King.
    (BRICKDALE, Eleanor F.) TENNYSON, Alfred. The Idylls of the King.

    [1912]

    Signed limited edition. One of 350 copies signed by Brickdale. Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 19888

  16. Damaged Goods.
    (BRIEUX, Eugene.) SINCLAIR, Upton. Damaged Goods.

    Philadelphia : 1913

    First novelised edition, first printing. Learn More
    £60.00

    Stock Code: 85766

  17. Past Sportsmen.
    (BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN.) Past Sportsmen.

    [1919-38?]

    The South African Edition, limited Edition of 100 copies, of which this is number 54. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 22771

  18. British Sports and Sportsmen Complete Set:
    (BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN.) British Sports and Sportsmen Complete Set:

    London : [1908-35]

    A superb complete library set of the magnificently bound British Sports and Sportsmen series, including the scarce Polo & Coaching volume. Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 89280

  19. The Essays.
    (BROCK, H. M.) JERROLD, Douglas. The Essays.

    London : 1903

    First edition of this collection of essays edited by Jerrold's grandson, featuring Brock's delicate illustrations. The brothers C. E. and H. M. Brock collaborated closely with the publisher for J. M. Dent, perhaps most notably illustrating the novels of Jane Austen. They "worked closely together in the same studio and gained stimulation from each other... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 105771

  20. Fanny Burney and the Burneys.
    (BURNEY, Fanny.) JOHNSON, R. Brimley. (Ed.) Fanny Burney and the Burneys.

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression. Additions to Madame d'Arblay's diary, letters by Susan Burney, a journal of the Worcestershire Burneys, and a selection of the works of Dr Burney, his children and grandchildren. Plates, the frontispiece being a photogravure reproduction of an allegorical sketch by Edward Burney. Ownership signature on front pastedown.140492... Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 81598

  21. Narrative by Major-General John Campbell, C.B. of his Operations in the Hill Tracts of Orissa for the Suppression of Human Sacrifices and Female Infanticide.
    (CAMPBELL, John, Major-General.) Narrative by Major-General John Campbell, C.B. of his Operations in the Hill Tracts of Orissa for the Suppression of Human Sacrifices and Female Infanticide.

    London : 1861

    First edition, uncommon, just 3 copies on Copac. Campbell's version of events in Khondistan initiated a sharp controversy with William Macpherson, brother of Major Samuel Charters Macpherson, who edited the latter's correspondence for publication in 1865. Major Macpherson disagreed totally with Campbell as to the best methods to pursue in the suppression... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 71799

  22. The Department of Queer Complaints.
    (CARR, John Dickson.) DICKSON, Carter. The Department of Queer Complaints.

    London : 1940

    First UK edition, first printing. Author's first book of short stories, seven of them featuring Colonel March of Scotland Yard. A Queen's Quorum title. Three of the author's other publications are Haycraft Queen Cornerstone titles. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 100873

  23. Russian Missions into the Interior of Asia.
    (CENTRAL ASIA.) Russian Missions into the Interior of Asia.

    London : 1823

    First edition of these rather scarce English versions of three important early Central Asian narratives, published as part of Sir Richard Phillips's New Voyages and Travels series, and including that of "intrepid Murav'ev", described by Peter Hopkirk as the first Russian player of the Great Game, published his report on what is now Uzbekistan in 1822.

    "The... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 106587

  24. The School Children of America are invited to take a Trip with Mohawk across Distant Seas through Foreign Lands into the Rubber Country of the Strange East …
    (CEYLON; SRI LANKA.) The School Children of America are invited to take a Trip with Mohawk across Distant Seas through Foreign Lands into the Rubber Country of the Strange East …

    Akron, Ohio : 1930

    First edition of this extremely uncommon - no copy traced institutionally - promotional travelogue conducting the "School Children of America" from rural Ceylon to industrial Ohio, and all in headache-inducing 3-D. Printed using the red/cyan anaglyph 3-D process which enjoyed great popularity in the 1920s, this is a great example of a promotional/educational... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 102009

  25. Freakshow.
    (CHANDLER, Raymond.) SANDERS, Jacquin. Freakshow.

    Boston : 1954

    First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "to Raymond Chandler Jacquin Sanders" and with Chandler's La Jolla ownership stamp beneath which he as written "From Little Brown & Co - God Knows why!" In a letter to the budding writer James Fox in May 1954 Chandler writes, "Your publishers... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 73154

  26. The Monkey Moo Book: Tails Which Fit Little Children.
    (CHILDREN.) HILL, Leonard. The Monkey Moo Book: Tails Which Fit Little Children.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression. Sir Leonard Hill (1866-1952) was an innovative British physiologist, a talented painter, and writer of children's fairytales. From the publisher's archive. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 94579

  27. The Monkey Moo Book: Tails Which Fit Little Children.
    (CHILDREN.) HILL, Leonard. The Monkey Moo Book: Tails Which Fit Little Children.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression. Sir Leonard Hill (1866-1952) was an innovative British physiologist, a talented painter, and writer of children's fairytales. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 94578

  28. Collection of material relating to Wingate's Chindits and their campaigns in Burma.
    (CHINDITS.) Collection of material relating to Wingate's Chindits and their campaigns in Burma.

    1940s-1980s]

    Superb collection of material concerning the Chindits, includes Wingate's Report on the Operations of 77th Brigade; the original MS of the Hedley's book Jungle Fighter; a number of SEAC Chindit publications; a small trove of pieces from the collection of a serving Chindit officer, including intelligence reports, some excellent press photographs, and... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 65880

  29. The Serious Poems.
    (CHIVERS BINDING.) HOOD, Thomas. The Serious Poems.

    London : 1901

    Signed limited edition, number 19 of 30 copies on Japanese vellum signed by the illustrator. A beautiful example of Chivers's vellucent technique, which he developed in the early 1900s. In contrast to the earlier method used by Edwards of Halifax, the painting was not done on the underside of the transparent vellum, but on paper which was attached to... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 99343

  30. The Chromolithograph. A journal of Art, Decoration and the Accomplishments.
    (CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY.) The Chromolithograph. A journal of Art, Decoration and the Accomplishments.

    London : 1867-9

    First edition. Uncommon, COPAC locates sets at Oxford, Cambridge, the Universities of London and Nottingham, and the V & A; OCLC adds the Getty, the Huntington, Yale and McGill. No complete set at auction in the last 40 years, this run, in common with that V & A, lacks the last issue for 27 March 1869. A short-lived periodical, in an already short run... Learn More
    £1,275.00

    Stock Code: 67422

  31. Winston S. Churchill.
    (CHURCHILL, Winston S.) CHURCHILL, Randolph S., & Martin Gilbert. Winston S. Churchill.

    London : 1966-94

    First editions, first impressions. A complete set comprising eight volumes of the Life, plus 13 supplementary volumes, which form a unique and extensive source of previously unpublished Churchill material. Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 103055

  32. Bust portrait of Churchill in 1948.
    (CHURCHILL, Winston S.) COOPER, Alfred Egerton. Bust portrait of Churchill in 1948.

    [Chartwell (?)] : 1948

    Direct and engaging head-and-shoulders portrait taken from life by Alfred Egerton Cooper (1883-1974), showing Churchill in white tie wearing the Order of Merit (awarded 1946) and other decorations. We believe this was almost certainly worked up from sketches taken while Cooper was at Chartwell in 1947, working on a life-size portrait which was donated... Learn More
    £8,500.00

    Stock Code: 106295

  33. Practical Housing.
    (CITY PLANNING.) NETTLEFOLD, John S. Practical Housing.

    Letchworth : 1908

    First edition, first impression, of Nettlefold's important guide to housing, part of the developing literature for the newly defined discipline of town planning, published one year before the successful passage of the Housing and Town Planning Act. Nettlefold was the Chairman of Birmingham's Housing Committee and is generally credited with coining the... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 119016

  34. Where Shall I Live?
    (CITY PLANNING.) NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY. Where Shall I Live?

    Nottingham : 1978

    First edition, first impression, of the Gallery's pamphlet about the world's first garden city designed by Raymond Unwin, produced to accompany the exhibition of the same name which ran from 25 May - 14 June 1978. "Students of architecture and planning may turn again for inspiration to the deep roots of our national tradition in city design, and Letchworth... Learn More
    £30.00

    Stock Code: 119042

  35. Economic Essays contributed in Honor of John Bates Clark.
    (CLARK, John Bates.) Economic Essays contributed in Honor of John Bates Clark.

    New York : 1927

    First edition, first printing of this collection of essay in honour of the eightieth birthday of Columbia University economist John Bates Clark. Learn More
    £90.00

    Stock Code: 83296

  36. Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
    (CLARKE, Harry.) POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination.

    New York : 1933

    First Tudor edition in the publisher's box. The first version of Harry Clarke's illustrations of Tales of Mystery and Imagination (without colour plates) was published in the UK in 1919, followed by an edition with colour plates in 1923. Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 107047

  37. A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-Trees;
    (COBBETT, William, intro.) FORSYTH, William. A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-Trees;

    Albany : 1803

    First Albany edition, the second American edition, following that of Philadelphia (1802); this Albany printing adds an 8-page letter addressed to the publishers by a Peter W. Yates in which he discusses his own practical experiences in cultivating fruit trees. "Cobbett added an introduction and notes, intended for the American reader, to the Philadelphia... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 95457

  38. Rip Van Winkle.
    (COBURN, Frederick Simpson, illus.) IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    New York : 1905

    An attractively-bound copy of Washington Irving's classic work, illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn (1871-1960), a Canadian painter who illustrated a number of authors, including Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and Robert Browning. The first Coburn-illustrated edition of Rip Van Winkle was published in 1899. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 123554

  39. Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks.
    (COCKTAILS.) Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks.

    [c.1925]

    First and only edition of this scarce cocktail recipe book with eight richly hand-coloured napkins tipped in. Produced during Prohibition (with "non-alcoholic" wryly inserted after every alcoholic ingredient). "Dedicated to serious drinkers everywhere" with history and recipes for the following cocktails: Manhattan, Blue Blazer, Deadwood Duck, Rip Van... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 81233

  40. Original photograph of Al Cohn in performance.
    (COHN, Al.) THOMSON, Barry. Original photograph of Al Cohn in performance.

    1985

    Tenor sax player Cohn captured in performance by leading Canadian jazz photographer Barry Thomson. Signed recto and inscribed verso; "To Stan Getz. Here's another pal of yours - Al Cohn, another of the originals! From Barry Thomson." Getz and Cohn played together in the Herman Second Herd. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 50909

  41. Wallenstein. A Drama in two parts.
    (COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, trans.) SCHILLER, Friedrich. Wallenstein. A Drama in two parts.

    London : 1800

    First edition in English, following the German edition of the same year, and combining the work of two great figures of the Romantic era: Coleridge and Schiller. The latter had a profound influence on Coleridge, who translated Schiller here into English blank verse, and "it is clearly from the two great plays at either end of Schiller's career - Die... Learn More
    £700.00

    Stock Code: 100247

  42. Standing Orders for the Bengal Native Infantry,
    (COMBERMERE.) Standing Orders for the Bengal Native Infantry,

    1828

    Extremely uncommon, COPAC shows a "second edition" of 1840 at BL and NLS, and a further edition of 1846 in BL; OCLC lists copies of the present edition in Library of Congress and University of Pennsylvania. With a series of ownership inscriptions to the front pastedown: Lieut. H. O. Kedwick 67th regiment; Lieut. Frederick Rainsford, interpreter and... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 69256

  43. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1826:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1826:

    London : 1826

    First edition, containing eight different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1826. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Olinthus Gregory; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White;... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116910

  44. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1828:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1828:

    London : 1828

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1828. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Olinthus Gregory; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; and The Celestial Atlas by Robert White.
    The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116909

  45. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1825:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1825:

    London : 1825

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1825. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Olinthus Gregory; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White;... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116908

  46. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1824:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1824:

    London : 1824

    First edition, containing eight different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1824. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Olinthus Gregory; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White;... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116907

  47. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1820:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1820:

    London : 1820

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1820. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Olinthus Gregory; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White.
    The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116906

  48. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1816:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1816:

    London : 1816

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1816. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Charles Hutton; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White.
    The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116905

  49. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1815:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1815:

    London : 1815

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1815. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Charles Hutton; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White.
    The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116902

  50. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1814:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1814:

    London : 1814

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1814. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Charles Hutton; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White.
    The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116901

  51. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1813:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1813:

    London : 1813

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1813. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Charles Hutton; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White.
    The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116900

  52. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1810:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1810:

    London : 1810

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1810. This edition includes The Gentleman's Diary by Thomas Leybourne; The Ladies' Diary by Charles Hutton; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; The Celestial Atlas by Robert White.
    The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116899

  53. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1805:
    (COMPANY OF STATIONERS.) The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; an Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1805:

    London : 1805

    First edition, containing seven different almanacs published by the Company for the year 1805. The Gentleman's Diary by Gregory Olinthus; The Ladies' Diary by Charles Hutton; Vox Stellarum by Francis Moore; Merlinus Liberatus by John Partridge; Old Poor Robin; Speculum Anni by Henry Season; An Almanack by Tycho Wing; and The Celestial Atlas by Robert... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 116897

  54. Two Letters.
    (CONRAD, Joseph.) GISSING, George. Two Letters.

    London : 1926

    First and limited edition, first impression, one of 220 copies. Privately printed for the First Edition Club, this pamphlet was published as part of a 12-piece portfolio set titled Twenty Letters to Joseph Conrad. The letters are dated 25 December 1902 and 9 May 1903, and express Gissing's admiration of Conrad's writing: "This is your glorious... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 116777

  55. Original portrait, ink on paper. Signed by the artist and inscribed by Conrad with a line from Victory.
    (CONRAD, Joseph.) KASTOS, Robert. Original portrait, ink on paper. Signed by the artist and inscribed by Conrad with a line from Victory.

    [Paris : early 1920s]

    An original pen-and-ink portrait of Conrad, signed by the artist and inscribed by Conrad with a quotation from Victory: "'... and incompleteness of any sort leads to trouble' from 'Victory'" (p. 30). Learn More
    £4,250.00

    Stock Code: 60138

  56. Made free in Prison.
    (CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS.) MASON, E. Williamson. Made free in Prison.

    London : 1918

    First edition. "Soon after the introduction of conscription early in 1916 Mason, a young pacifist socialist, had received the first of three successive court-martial sentences of imprisonment for refusing induction into the army. As an absolutist he refused on each occasion to accept alternative service of any kind. He served his first sentence of 112... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 73159

  57. An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of his Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere,
    (COOK, James.) HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of his Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere,

    London : 1773

    First edition of the official account of Cook's first voyage, in the preferred issue with the Straits of Magellan plate, together with previous exploratory expeditions under Byron, Carteret and Wallis, compiled by John Hawkesworth. The primary purpose of Cook's voyage in Endeavour was the observation of the transit of Venus from Tahiti, and then to... Learn More
    £9,750.00

    Stock Code: 87127

  58. The Life of Captain James Cook.
    (COOK, James.) KIPPIS, Andrew. The Life of Captain James Cook.

    London : 1788

    First edition of the "first English biography of Cook intended to give a well-balanced account of his life from birth to death, including his family and early years, and the capacities in which he was engaged prior to the famous voyages The Newfoundland and Labrador surveys are discussed, and the three voyages are dealt with in great narrative depth.... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 70808

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