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Translated from the French of De Besenval by H.B.V. with an introduction by Ellis. Brown cloth spine, gilt titles. Pictorial boards. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Top edge gilt. Copy no. 262. A few tiny wormholes to endpapers. Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine a little marked.
Translated by H.V.B. with an introduction by John. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Copy no. 96. Contents very good but rear board has large brown stain. Corners bumped and rubbed.
Pale grey/blue silk moire covered boards. Silver title and vignette to spine. Green pictorial endpapers. 16 Full page colour plates. B/w chapter headers and footers. Spine browned, covers unevenly browned. Name in ink to verso of half-title page. All plates present. Contents creased diagonally across top half of page. Still a reasonable copy.
B/w illustrations. Edges lightly rubbed. Text block a little grubby. One or two margin marks but contents generally clean. Green & cream pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with loss at corners and a 1" loss to top front corner.
And other Naval stories. Orange cloth with black titles and vignettes. 269 pages plus 6 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Light browning to endpapers.
From the last essays of Elia. Attractive pictorial boards, cream cloth spine. Blue and yellow decorated endpapers. Pretty colour illustrations on every page. Unpaginated. Pages printed one side only and unopened. 11 x 8.5". Covers scuffed, edges & corners worn, Top & tail and front edge of spine a little frayed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Rear joint pulled. A few foxspots and light marks to contents. Small closed tear to lower margin of one page (no loss).
A young Irish monk and his companion set off over the northern seas to find adventure and convert unbelievers. Grey cloth, brown title to spine and authors monograph to front cover. 246 pages, top edge green. Spine and corners bumped. Covers and contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper (design by Artzybasheff) is edge chipped with slight loss to spine and corners.
Dark brown boards, gilt title to spine. Wrapper spine browned.
Religion, Politics, Education, Art, Literature and Industry. 80 writers, 80 portraits. Green cloth, gilt. 389 pages. 9.5 x 6". Endpapers browned. A few margin marks. All plates present. Some plates almost detached. Contents generally clean.
A checklist of authors born in Kent or living in Kent. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0856490113. Book: Ex-lib, stamps to prelims, else contents very good.
2 Volume Set. Nouvelle Edition. Volume I has 6 b/w plates (including frontis). Volume 2 has 3 b/w plates. 3/4 marbled boards with leather spines. Edges and corners are very worn. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Some foxing throughout. 1 plate is a bit dampstained. Volume 1 frontis is nearly detached. Some creasing/chipping to page edges. Volume 2 has tissue-guard present at page 45 - but believed should have been bound in next to frontis. Reduced from Â£120.