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NAPOLEON'S MEMOIRS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Napoleon Bonaparte; Somerset De Chair.
Stock no. 2121946
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1945. Very good condition.
Limited to 500 copies. Green cloth. Gilt title and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. B/w portrait frontis. Uncut page edges. These volumes are Copy No. 286. Covers are very faded. Some foxing and browning to pages, mostly to outer page edges. A few page margin marks. Slight musty odour to books.
HISTORIES OR TALES OF PAST TIMES TOLD BY MOTHER GOOSE WITH MORALS
Written by M. Perrault; G.M. Gent.
Stock no. 2119370
Published by The Nonesuch Press. 1925. Very good condition.
Limited to 1250 numbered copies. Written in French by Perrault and Englished (sic) by G.M.Gent. Decorative paperboards, blue cloth spine with gilt title. Hand-coloured illustrations to chapter headers. The text-paper is Dutch Mould-Made and the cover paper is Chinese. 128 pages. 6.25 x 4 inches. Uneven fading to spine. Some scuffing and wear to covers. Corners are bumped. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges.
THE WORKS OF MR. FRANCIS RABELAIS
Written by Francois Rabelais. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2114542
Published by The Navarre Society. 1921. Very good condition.
Two volumes. White cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Privately printed for the Navarre Society. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks.
Written by Bernard Durrant. Illustrated by Frann.
Stock no. 1708670
1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Privately published. Limited to 75 Copies. Small format. ISBN: 0954915704. SIGNED by author. Copy no. 34.
Written by R. Gerallt Jones. Illustrated by Nicholas Parry.
Stock no. 2111306
Published by Tern Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition.
The Poets of the Princes Series, Volume I. Edited and translated by Jones. Brown leather spine. Limited edition to 100 copies, printed on hand-made paper. With etchings by Parry. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped, with light wear. This is copy no. 56. SIGNED by translator and illustrator. A few margin marks. Page edges are uncut.
No author listed. Illustrated by Nina Robbins.
Stock no. 631463
1st 1974. Very good condition.
An Old Victorian Tale. Limited edition was privately printed for the friends of Tapley Rutter. Colour illustrations. Corners worn.
THE HOODEN HORSE AN EAST KENT CHRISTMAS CUSTOM
Written by Percy Maylam.
Stock no. 815214
1st 1909. Very good condition.
Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. xv and 124 pages. 303 copies privately printed. Covers lightly scuffed. Top and tail of spine a little worn. Inscription in coloured pencil to front endpaper. One or two margin marks but generally a nice copy.
NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ASSOCIATED WITH A FLY FROM GLOUCESTER TO ABERYSTWITH AND FROM ABERYSTWITH THROUGH NORTH WALES
Written by Thomas Turner. Illustrated by D. Cox.
Stock no. 575974
1st 1840. Fair condition.
Brown leather spine with gilt title and decorations. Green cloth covers. 11 b/w plates plus portrait frontis. The journey was undertaken July 31st to September 8th 1837. Privately printed. Author's bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint broken else contents are very good with all plates present. Top of spine repaired. Corners slightly bumped. REDUCED FROM Â£160.
UNITE AND LIVE A RECORD OF ENTERTAINMENTS FOR PROMOTING THE BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING RACES
Written by James White; et al.
Stock no. 988391
1st 1919. Very good condition.
Record Of The Work of the British Committee for Entertaining America Forces. Printed for private circulation. A record of entertainments for promoting the better understanding of the English-speaking races. These were entertainments provided for American troups stationed in Great Britain during World War I and covered everything from boxing, theatre, through other sports and river trips. B/w photos. Large format. Printed on mould-made paper, deckle edges. Original black leather binding with gilt lettering. Contents near fine. Corners rubbed. The personal salutation box is completed to Arthur Cunningham. REDUCED FROM Â£120.