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A glorious Folio Society facsimile edition of a unique medieval Picture-Bible which first surfaced in 1816 when it was bought by Thomas Coke of Holham Hall. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is copy no. 356. The Bible and the commentary are in fine condition contained in the original solander box which just has a tiny dent to lower edge of front side.
Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 48. Collectors edition limited to 400 copies. Facsimile of The Magnet issue nos. 81-90, 1909. Simulated green leather, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703002457. This is Copy No. 360. SIGNED by Publisher. Original glassine wrapper has some grubby/oily marks; is unevenly browned and has some edge-creasing and small chips and nicks. Slip case is very good - a few bumps and faded to one edge.
Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 46. Collectors edition limited to 400 copies. Facsimile of The Magnet issue nos. 61-70, 1909. Simulated green leather, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703002368. This is Copy No. 352. SIGNED by Publisher. Original glassine wrapper has some creasing and small nicks; browned at spine. Slip case is very good.
Blue boards with gilt title to spine. The chief object of tis book is to moderate as far as possible the hands written in England for administrative, legal or business purposes during the past eight or nine centuries. The invaluable series of 36 plates shows 56 examples of English handwriting from c. 700 to the middle of the 19th century. Originally published in 1958 (1st) and 1966 (2nd), this is the facimile edition. ISBN: 0903967162. Spine bumped. Light browning to front fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is lightly browned with small hole to centre of spine and small tear to top front corner.
In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed A History of the Language, and An English Grammar. Folio Society facsimile of the first edition of Johnson's dictionary. Very large format. Three-quarter dappled calf-skin leather (spine and corners), Marbled boards and text block. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. This is copy 196 of 1000. Spines lightly faded and a few minor stains. Some scuffing to leather of volume I. Contents are fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.
Facsimile of the Magnet. Issue nos. 1311, 1317, 1159, 1328, 1226, 1187, 1188, 1190. From 1930, 1931, 1933. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703000152. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly browned.
B/w photos and illustrations. Republication of the 1900 edition. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Green dustwrapper is grubby.
A VOYAGE TO ST. KILDA: THE REMOTEST OF ALL THE HEBRIDES OR WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND
Written by Martin Martin.
Stock no. 1823240
Published by James Thin. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A facsimile of the 4th edition of 1753. The islands, their natural resources, and the inhabitants and their way of life. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w folding frontis. ISBN: 0901824038. Bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is in excellent condition.
MICROFUNGI ON MISCELLANEOUS SUBSTRATES: AN IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK
Written by Martin B. Ellis; J. Pamela Ellis.
Stock no. 1823238
Published by The Richmond Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.
New Enlarged Edition. Published in Facsimile form (originally published in 1988) with a new foreword by Professor David Hawksworth CBE, minor corrections to the text and an extended and updated bibliography. Considering Fungi which occur on mosses, other fungi, soil, dung etc. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0855462485.
BILLY BUNTER IN BRAZIL
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 2136144
Published by Hawk Books Ltd.. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Facsimile of the 1949 edition. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948248734. A few small marks to outer page edges.
WRIGHTON'S NEW TRIENNIAL DIRECTORY OF BIRMINGHAM 1818
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136093
Published by Frank Graham. 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Brown 'leather look' mottled boards; red title block to spine, gilt title. Facsimile of the 1818 edition. Includes an alphabetical list of the merchants, tradesmen and respectable inhabitants of the town. Some fold-out pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0900409649. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased and torn, with some loss; heavily foxed/browned in places.
This is a facsimile of the 1923 edition published by Hodder & Stoughton. Brown boards covers, gilt decoration. 16 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations, many full-page. Pictorial title-page. A very handsome book, faithfully reproduced. ISBN: 0340258071. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Browning and marks to outer page edges.