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1 Balzac, Droz, Alfred De Musset, George Sand, ills Grandville, JJ ( Jean Ignace Isidore Gerard ) Offentlige Og Private Scene af DYRENES LIV
Kjobenhavn Immanuel Ree og Schmidt & Baring 1877 First Edition 20 x 27.5cm Approx J. J. Grandville & H. Breviere 
Rare Danish text version , 287 pages ,Part 1 =128 pages & part 2 = 159 pages,both in one Volume. many sories by Balzac, Droz, Alfred de Musset, George Sand og flere samt af Danske Fortfattere..illustrated by Grandville engraved by Breviere.With over one hundred illustrations with animals of all kind in the human (from aligators to frogs & birds & elephants etc.etc.) great fun to see , amazing /amusing humour all through... The 1st full page frontice illustration looks like a self portrait of the artist/Grandville sitting in a corner on a book drawing various birds & a beetle looking /visiting a zoo, full of humans, some humans just sitting around looking bored (great fun).... Original green buckram binding is fair/good,with clear title to spine, just rubbed ( NOsplitting, NO loss ) , Contents tight with light foxing to about half the pages. one 1904 owners name to 1st endpaper. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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2 Browne, Edward G (Granville) Browne. A Year Amongst the Persians : Impressions as to the Life, Character, and Thought of the People of Persia, Received During Twelve Months' Residence in that Country in the Years 1887-8
Belgium Time-Life Books 1985 Gilt Embossed Leather 15 x 22cm Approx 
ix + 594 pages + folding colour map + publisher ads rear. Padded brown Leather/ binding with red and gilt borders, all edges gilt, 5 band red/gilt Titled section spine in very good condition, Contents Very good, clean & tight, no inscriptions. in almost new condition. Browne journeyed throughout Persia.He was the first western academic to meet Baha'u'llah, Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith and contains many references to The Bab, his followers and his martyrdom.One of the finest 19th Century books on the people and culture, this account of a years exploration of Persia ( now Iran) by Edward Granville Brown, lead him to became regarded as a foremost expert on Persia. Facsimile of the 1893 First Edition of Adam and Charles Black.. In the 1980's Time life brought out a series of photographically produced reproductions of important travel books (Classics of Exploration) appears unread. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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3 Bunyan, John The Pilgrim's Progress ( Three Parts & Life of All Bound in One vol)
The Goldern Ball, St. Pauls Church Yard , London W. Johnston, 1758 A Hard Back 
3 1/2" x 6"approx. 4 bound in 1 book, dates 1758 -1760,,,1st part dated 1758 205pages+10+ illustration of Bunyan dreaming,(14 illustrations in text) the Dream (the manner of his setting),,,,2nd part dated 1760 is 179pages + 1 of ads at rear+10 to front+ diff ill of Bunyan dreaming (+4 other illustrations in text) ,,,,3rd part dated 1760 is 119 pages+ 1 of adverts rear + 8 at front,+ 1 ill of bunyan portrait at front & 1 of Jesus on the cross at rear. P art 4 is The Life and Death of John Bunyan late preacher of the Gospel in Bedford 29 pages with a 2 page Elogy by a friend of his + 1 page advert list of books formerly printed for Nathaniel Crouch + 1 page of ads printed for C. Hirch. (& various small decorative illustrations in all 4 parts) 1st 2 parts printed by A.W. for W.Johnston.. 3rd part printed for C. Hirch, and L. Harves, W. Johnston, S. Growder, and B. Law & P. Davey @ various addresses,.. Binding is black poss only early 1800s with wear to edges and dented corners..Contents are mainly clean and readable with some folded corners, some pages too closely croped in re-binding, some scattered minor staining to some pages, the odd minor tear and loss of corner, 2 pages are partly loose,1st Title page/Apology is trimmed side & base with some loss of text.1st full page illustration of Bunyan glued to endpaper. lacks rear endpaper, no foxing ********* one of the earliest on abe and more complete ? ************* 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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4 Dickens, Charles Oliver Twist
Brighton and Tunbridge Wells " The Bazaar " Library John E. Stafford 1898 1st Edition in This Form A Hard Back 
undated c1898, 5 " x 7 1/4" Approx. 258pages rare/unusual 19th Centaury edition, title page states "The Bazaar" Library published only by John E. Stafford. undated ,1st endpaper inscribed Christmas 1898.brown buckram binding fair/spine has minor fading. Contents fair (would be good except for the poor paper used that has started browning) 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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5 Edward Fitzgerald (translated by) the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
London The Richards Press Ltd 1944 9 x 13cm Approx 
94 pages, published during the second world war. The pink/blue dust jacket is very good, just tiny corner nicks, Blue buckram binding is Good, Contents Very Good.... NO inscriptions, ......... so only tiny faults make this a very good copy & not a fine copy, ***** postage on this item will be reduced to UK 1, Europe 1.25, everwhere else inc. USA 2. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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6 Falconer, William Falconer The Poetical Works of Wm.Falconer with the life of the Author
London C. Cooke Quarter -Leather 9.5 x 15.cm Approx 
circa 1790s., 108 pages with good fold-out engraving of merchant ship, quarter Leather & mottled board binding is good for age with some rubbing. Contents good,& tight with exception to 1st end page & 1st illustration which is detached. To spine is title just visible " Falconer Shipwreck" book also contains some poems rear inc. sacred to memory of HRH Frederick, Prince of Wales. As a decorative page to front states Falconers Works forming part of Cooke's pocket editions of British Poets etc . Has no inscriptions/ owner names etc. undated 2 engravings dated 1796 & 1798 so poss c1798 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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7 Hawthorne, Nathaniel & Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth The Scarlet Letter & Hyperion
London Routledge, Warnes, & Routledge 1853 Quarter -Leather 10 x 16cm Approx 
2 seperate books bound as one, Quarter leather binding fair with some rubbing, Early English edition of The Scarlet Letter published/dated 1860 & Hyperion published/dated 1853, mostly good, clean & tight, foxing to front few pages inc 1st title page & endpapers only.. NO inscriptions 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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8 James Reeves, Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Arcadian Ballads
London Heinemann 1978 0 435 14772 2 / 9780435147723 1st Edition in This Form Good Edward Ardizzone 
7 3/4" x 11"approx. ,48pages ,NO INSCRIPTIONS, Dust Jacket good just tiny tear top, not price cliped, , Binding & Contents Mint, clean/tight/original as issued copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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9 John Donne, Henry King & Izaak Walton The Orinda Booklets
Cottingham Near Hull J. R. Tutin 1904 First Edition / limited edition 11 x 18cm. Approx Signed By Publisher
63 pages (+ loose unused postcard of Dr. John Doone, also published by JR. Tutin ) Original paperback binding Good with Publishers signiture to top ( Staplebury ?? Martin Esq., from (signed) J.R. Tutin. Limited to 1000 copies, Contents very tight, mostly pages very clear, a few with foxing at front/rear, owner bookplate to inside cover of J.F.Fugles........ Postage reduced to UK 1...EU 2......... all other 3. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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10 Johnson, Samuel, The History of Rasselas Prince of Abyssinia ( Miniture book)
London Tilt and Bogue 6.5 x 10.5cm Approx 
undated circa 1842 ,,,168 pges + xi front+8page publishers list rear, Original embossed buckram binding fair ( covers detached )... Contents good clean & tight, gilt edges, to inside cover a owners name? has been badly rubbed out. ( would be lost if binding restored with new endpaper) .facing title page is an interesting illustration of Rasselas being shown a strange contraption. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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11 Korner, Theodor Dramatilche Beitrage, Sammtliche Werte, 2 in One Book
Carlsruhe Bureau Der Deutschem Classiker 1821 11 x 18.5cm. Approx 
Erster Theil 239 pages & ,zweiter theil 204 pages + 2 title pages dated 1820 & 1821, in hardback mottled paper binding rubbed and split top/base spine,holding tight... Contents mostly clean & tight with the odd minor mark & a few corner tip folds, owners signiture to top of one of title pages. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 M. T. Ciceronis ( Marcus Tullius Cicero ) Ciceronis Orationes Quaedam Selectae Cum Interpretatione & Notis , Sereniffimi Delphini Vita Ciceronis, De Senectute & De Amicitia
London W. Innys, R. Ware, J, & J. Knapton. T. Longman Etc.etc. 1750 13 x 20.5cm Approx 
Edit P. Carolus Merouille , Notae quaedam non inutiles ex Asconio, P. Manutio, Editio Septima , Londini, Original embosed brown leather binding fair/good, minor edge rubbing ,cover loose but holding well with 3 of the 5 raised bands around spine,minor loss top/base spine (unknown embossed coat-of-arms to front leather)..... 554 pages +xxx (30)+8 front+ 15 page index+ 1 publisher advert to rear (= over 600 pages)..inside cover 5 November 1779 L.4. & latin inscripion top title page (includes Libris Johannis Meacham etc) lacks front endpaper starts at Title page , .Contents mostly Very Good & tight & clean, mostly only the rare minor fox mark....4.5cm thick 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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13 M. T. Ciceronis ( Marcus Tullius Cicero ) Ciceronis Orationes Quaedam Selectae Cum Interpretatione & Notis , Sereniffimi Delphini Vita Ciceronis, De Senectute & De Amicitia
London J. & J. Knapton., R. Wilkin, J. & B. Sprint, D. Midwinter, Etc.etc. 1729 13 x 20.5cm Approx 
Edit P. Carolus Merouille , Notae quaedam non inutiles ex Asconio, P. Manutio, Editio Quinta,Auctior & Emendatior , Londini, Original embosed brown leather binding fair/good, minor edge/corner rubbing ,covers loose but both holding well ,minor loss top spine (unknown embossed coat-of-arms & decorative embossing to front & rear leather)..... 555 pages +xxx (30)+6 front+ 12 page index+ 2 publisher adverts to rear (= over 600 pages)..inside cover is written L.9. , then endpaper, thenTitle page , .Contents mostly Very Good & tight & clean, mostly only the rare minor fox mark....4.cm thick, missing most of stick on leather spine title. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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14 Milne, A. A. Milne When We Were Very Young ; with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
London Methuen & Co. Ltd 1929 Decorative Hard Back 12.5 x 19.5cm. Approx Ernest H. Shepard 
100 + x pages. Nineteenth edition, with black and white line drawings by Ernest H. Shepard, Binding good, original blue cloth with embossed gilt figures, gilt to spine & rear. minor rubbing, corner knock etc. (see scan) Contents mostly very good clean & tight, tiny 12/4/87 to inside cover, no other inscriptions, no foxing. An early edition printed just five years after the first edition. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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15 Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray & William Falconer The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray & William Falconer + Life of Each, 3 Bound Together in 1 book
London C. Cooke 1795 Full-Leather 9 x 14.5cm.approx 
3 of Cooke's Poetical Works bound as 1 pocket book, total of 265 pages ... Goldsmith 84 pages inc Life of (xxvii) + engraving dated 1795,..Gray 72 pages inc. Life of (xxiv) + engraving dated 1798,..Falconer 104 pages + vi pages Life of, + fold-out illustration of A Merchant Ship with 3 masts & row of guns with 2 page discription ( undated).. + Title & half title to each.. Original Full Leather binding Fair, rubbed, spine top split... Contents Fair , Good reading copy, no foxing , mostly very good & clean & tight, a few folded corner tips, the rare odd minor mark , lacks 1st endpage, dirt to inside cover front/rear , 2 old owner names to inside front cover --- Clerk Maxwell & D. H. Clarke... Title pages undated 2 engravings dated 1795 & 1798 poss printed in 1795 , 1798 & similar and bound together as is about 1798-1800. it is thought you could order one or more of any of Cooke's Poetical works / titles and have them bound to your likeing ( either 1 title bound or as this , 3 titles bound into one book) engravings all OK. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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16 Scott, Sir Walter The Waverley Anecdotes Vol 1 Only
London J. Cochrane and J. McCrone 1833 11.5 x 18cm Approx 
373 pages + xiv+ 1st 3 single sided pages all dated 1833 i.e. illustration of Rob Roy + illustrated title page + title page ... Original light brown buckram covers fair, with remains of original paper label to spine (spine starting to split, signs of top of spine reglued...Contents mostly very Good and clean only staining is to 1st 2 pages ( illustsrated Rob Roy & illust.Title pages facing each other with orig. tissue paper between ) old ink owners name to inside front cover. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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17 Sophocles Trans By R. Potter ( Robert ) the Tragedies of Sophocles
Oxford M. Bliss and R. Bliss 1808 14 x 21cm Approx 
406+vii pages, Brown Leather binding fair/good ,rear detached, front loose, .Contents Very Good & tight , old owners name to top title page. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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18 Tooke, Andrew Tooke , Gresham College & Charter-House School. Orig. by Pomey, Fra Pomey. The Pantheon Representing the Fabulous Histories of the Heathen Gods and Most Illustrious Heroes; in A Short, Plain and Familiar Method By Way of Dialogue. For the Use of Schools
London Printed for J. Walthoe, B. and S. Tooke, J. and B. Sprint, A. Bettesworth, and John Bateman 1722 Hard Back 10.5 x 17.5cm.approx 
Title page + 6 + 408 pages +36 page index rear + 8 pages illustrations. ninth edition, revised, corrected & amended. Illustrated on 8 pages, with 16 illustrations. Looks like remains of original hardback binding, with later impressed gilt leather spine, in fair condition(see scan). Contents good reading copy. Lacks all to title, including illustrated frontice. Contents good reading copy, some minor staining etc.& name of 1st owner to title page. John Thompson 1722 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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19 Written By an Ancient Bramin The Complete Economy of Human Life Translated from An Indian Manuscript.
London J. F. Dove London 1820's 20 First Edition in This Form Hard Back 8.5 x 13.5.cm. Approx 
120 pages + 2 , undated, part of "Dove's English Classics" series, so c 1820's , 2 illustrated pages front, including 1/2 title page protected by tissue + small illustration on title page. Binding is Brown paper on hard back fair condition, covers good, lacks spine. . Contents mostly good & clean . 1st 2 pages only ( illustrated pages) with some foxing & corner water stain to corner . postage will be reduced to UK & EU 2 ... all other inc. US 3 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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