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THE REPORTS OF THE SOCIETY FOR BETTERING THE CONDITION AND INCREASING THE COMFORTS OF THE POOR (2 VOLS)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1826851
Published by Printed For The Society By W. Bulmer And Co.. 1805. Very good condition.
Four volumes in two i.e. Vol I & II and Vol III & V. Cloth spine with white title, leather boards. List of Subscribers and Lady Subscribers to rear of volume IV. Volume I Third Edition 1802; Volume II 1799; Volume III 1801 and Volume IV 1804 and also 1805. Rebacked with blue cloth spine. Original leather boards are scuffed and worn at corners. New marbled endpapers. Some foxing present. Contained in expertly made matching slipcases.
THE BOOK OF THE MARTYRS OF TOLPUDDLE 1834-1934
No author listed. Illustrated by David Low; J.F. Horrabin; W.G. Easton.
Stock no. 1826743
Published by The Trades Union Congress General Council. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.
The story of the Dorsetshire labourers who were convicted and sentenced to seven years transportation for forming a trade union. Large format. Three-quarters green/blue calf leather, blue cloth boards, colour frontis, colour plates, b/w photos and illustrations. Top edge gilt. Top & tail of spine & corners worn, base of spine has some discolouration. Some staining to rear board. Text block browned. Some foxing and a few grubby marks throughout. Name in ink and also in pencil to front endpaper. Remains of dustwrapper included, loosely inserted.
Edited by Barber. Leather spine with gilt title, green, black & gilt sides with blocked design. Top edge green. B/w illustrations. A lovely copy, appears unread, contained in publisher's slipcase which has some very slight scuffing.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB
Written by Charles Dickens; A.N. Wilson. Illustrated by R. Seymour; R.W. Buss; Phiz.
Stock no. 1826231
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.
Containing a Faithful Record of the Perambulations, Perils, Travels, Adventures and Sporting Transactions of the Corresponding Members. Introduction by A.N. Wilson. Burgundy cloth boards, burgundy leather spine with black title block, gilt text. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt, Red ribbon page marker. A lovely copy, appears unread. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has some light shelf scuffing.
Dealings with the firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation. Introduction by Andrew Davies. Burgundy leather spine with black title label and gilt title to spine. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt borders. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. B/w illustrations. A lovely copy, appears unread. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has some light shelf scuffing.
Edited by Skeat, translated and introduction by Boston. Dark green leather spine with gilt title. Green, brown & cream patterned sides. Top edge green. Full page colour illustrations. A lovely copy, appears unread. Contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing evident.
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE: SELECTED POEMS (THE FOLIO POETS)
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Richard Holmes. Illustrated by Miriam Macgregor.
Stock no. 1825932
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.
Printed on clay ivory wove paper, bound in quarter leather with gilt title, decorated cloth sides. Edited and introduced by Richard Holmes. B/w engravings throughout. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
Translated by Magie and introduced by Birley. Grey patterned leather. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT 1880-1969: A COMPARATIVE REVIEW OF THE ARTIST'S SIGNED LIMITED EDITION PRINTS
Written by Keith S. Gardner; Nigel D. Clark. Illustrated by William Russell Flint.
Stock no. 1825764
Published by Sir William Russell Flint Galleries Ltd.. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition.
Title to spine is 'Sir William Russell Flint R.A. A Catalogue Raisonne'. This is the De Luxe Edition, limited to 1500 copies of which nos 1-500 are De Luxe. Large format. Blue leather binding, gilt title to spine, vignette to front. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Colour illustrations with facing text. End of volume is Flint's engravings. ISBN: 0951154818. Spine is very slightly discoloured/faded. This is copy 334 of 500 De-Luxe copies. Contained in blue cloth slipcase with blue signature label to one side, case is a little rubbed at corners and some glue which holds the cloth to the spineis starting to dry out.
THE LIFE OF A SCOTCH NATURALIST: THOMAS EDWARD ASSOCIATE OF THE LINEAN SOCIETY
Written by Samuel Smiles. Illustrated by George Reid.
Stock no. 1825647
Published by John Murray. 1905. Almost very good condition.
Popular Edition. Blue calf leather boards, 5 raised bands to spine, red title label and gilt title to spine. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w plates and illustrations to text pages. Top of spine rubbed & worn. A few marks to rear board. Rugby School crest in gilt to front board. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing throughout. Binding is tight.
Including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; thence across the continent, down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. Three-quarter leather binding, 5 raised bands to spine, marbled paper sides. Title label to spine 'Livingstone's Travels'. Plain endpapers. B/w illustrations and plates. 2 Maps to rear. Reprint. Leather spine & corners rubbed with slight loss of surface leather, spine is grubby and stained. Marbled sides are scuffed with loss of surface paper, boards exposed at edges. Front joint is just starting to crack. Binding is firm. Name in ink to top of title page. Some pencil annotations mainly to margins. Scattered foxing and general age related grubbiness throughout. One map is missing. One map has lower half torn away and missing. All other plates present.
A book of views, in the form of b/w engravings, of stately homes in English counties. Latest date given on plates is 1831, earliest date 1804. Oblong format. Three-quarter leather binding with marbled paper sides. Gilt title 'Views' to spine. No further title pages or contents list etc. Marbled endpapers. Leather spine and corners rubbed and worn, board edges rubbed, marbled sides a little rubbed. Binding is firm. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper and also to verso of first plate. Some browning to contents. An unusual item, untitled and undated.