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LISPINGS FROM LOW LATITUDES
Written by Helen Selina Blackwood.
Stock no. 987202
Published by John Murray. 1st 1863. Good condition.
Large oblong format. Three-quarter green morocco binding with pictorial boards. 23 b/w plates. Subtitled: Or Extracts from the Journal of the Hon. Impulsia Gushington. No author noted but believed to be Helena Selina Blackwood - Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye a well known British songwriter, composer and author. In this book she pokes fun at the gushings of lady travel writers! Book: book plate to front endpaper. Top of spine chipped, covers browned. Foxing throughout, plates generally clean but foxed to margins. Plate 23 has been re-inserted with tape.
THE LEAVES IN BUD
Written by Gilbert Carr Waugh.
Stock no. 987433
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1949. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth. Black titles. 197 pages. SIGNED by author "To Bill Degenhardt With Every Good Wish Gilbert Waugh 19/1/50" on front endpaper. Also includes loosely inserted the author's personal bookplate. Dustwrapper: corners rubbed.
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WAVERLEY NOVELS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Walter Scott.
Stock no. 987729
Published by Cadell And Co.. 1829. Almost very good condition.
Contemporary three-quarter black leather with marbled boards; gilt decoration and lettering on spines. Engraved plates and title pages. Monogrammed spines (G.W.P.B.). Waverley Vols I and II and Guy Mannering. Bookplate of Henry Aldenburg Bentinck (High Sheriff of Devon in 1918) to front pastedowns. Top cut from first blank page of volume I. Endpapers foxed. Corners rubbed.
CAPTAIN CLUTTERBUCK'S CHAMPAGNE
Written by William G. Hanley.
Stock no. 987203
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1862. Almost very good condition.
Subtitled: A West Indian Reminiscence. No author stated but believed to be Colonel William G. Hanley Royal Engineers. First edition. Pages: 372. Contemporary three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards and edges, gilt-lettered lable on spine. Foxing to prelims. Corners worn.
ESSAYS ON RHETORIC
Written by Dr. Blair.
Stock no. 988109
Published by F.C. And J. Rivington. 1822. Good condition.
And Belles Letters. Pages: xvi, 241. Contemporary full dark green leather, richly decorated. Engraved title page. Small format. Re-bound with original spine laid down, some loss to original spine. Inscription in ink to first blank page. Prelims damp stained to bottom edge. Corners rubbed.
THE GUARDIAN VOL. II
Written by Alexander Chalmers.
Stock no. 988736
Published by J. Johnson. 1806. Almost very good condition.
With a Preface Historical and Biographical by Alexander Chalmers. Pages: 515 + 15. Contemporary full leather binding with gilt decoration and marbled endpapers. Engraving on title page. Spine chipped at edges. Corners worn.
TEMPER AND TEMPERAMENT
Written by Mrs. Ellis.
Stock no. 988570
Published by Fisher, Son & Co.. 1846. Fair condition.
Three-quarter burgundy leather binding, marbled boards. Pages: 265; 272. 2 volumes in 1. Corners very worn. Boards chipped. 16 of 18 plates present. Some foxing throughout.
PLINY'S EPISTLES AND PANEGYRICK
Written by Pliny; Mr. Henley.
Stock no. 988699
Published by W. Mears. 1724. Very good condition.
Two volumes in one.Title of Volume one: "Pliny's Epistles and Panegyrick" in black and red; Pages: x contents, xxx life, 207 pages of epistles;Volume Two Title: "Pliny's Panegyrick upon the Emperor Trajan" in black and red, 142 pages+ 2 pages booklist. Recased in attractive black cloth spine with grey boards.
THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 570839
Published by John Hamilton. Circa 1940. Very good condition.
Red and black mottled boards. Paper label with black title to spine. 254 pages. Spine bumped. Edges rubbed. Boards clean. Name twice in ink and once in pencil to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxspots to page edges. Contents clean. Nod dated but possibly a first edition of this scarce title.
Written by Edward Wunder; Sophocles.
Stock no. 989356
Published by Williams & Norgate. 1854. Very good condition.
With annotations, introduction etc by Wunder. A new edition with the notes literally translated into English and a collation of Dindorf's text. 2 volumes. Pages: 172, 220, 170, 146; 180, 177, 235. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Rebacked with original spines laid down. Some foxing throughout.
THE YOUNG VISITERS OR MR SALTEENAS PLAN
Written by Daisy Ashford. Illustrated by Diana Brough.
Stock no. 692125
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1956. Very good condition.
Red cloth spine, yellow decorative boards. 8 hand-coloured plates. A few foxspots. Contained in good slipcase which is split and faded.