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As You Like It

c1910, delightful decorative binding and 40 colour plates by Hugh Thomson
William Shakespeare, illustrated by Hugh Thomson
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1910
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Illustrated | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | First thus

De la Terre a la Lune Trajet Direct en 97 Heures 20 Minutes

A good reading copy of Jules Verne's 1865 novel
Jules Verne, illustrated by Montaut
Libraire Hachette, Paris, 1931
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

L'Archipel en Feu

First French edition by Hetzel of Jules Verne's novel of the Greek War of Independence
Jules Verne, illustrated by Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1884
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Une Ville Flottante

c1880, Hetzel binding of Jules Verne's story of an ocean liner
Jules Verne, illustrated by Jules Ferat
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingts Jours

An early French Hetzel edition of Jules Verne's story of Phileas Fogg
Jules Verne, illustrated by De Neuville and L Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Cinq Semaines en Ballon

An early French Hetzel edition of Jules Verne's first novel
Jules Verne, illustrated by Riou and Montaut
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Mathias Sandorf

1885, first edition of Hetzel's finely bound Mediterranean epic by Jules Verne
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

L'Ile Mysterieuse

1884, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's classic mysterious island novel
Jules Verne, illustrated by Jules Ferat, engraved by Barbant
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1884
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

La Maison a Vapeur

1880, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's travel in India on a mechanical elephant
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Vingt-Mille Lieues sous les Mers

1885, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's classic underwater adventure
Jules Verne, illustrated by Alphonse de Neuville and Edouard Riou, engraved by Hildibrand
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
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Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Missal Romain

French prayer book, c1907, bound in ivorine with inlaid metal design
Not stated
Marc Barbou, Limoges, 1907
£40.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

La Vie Artistique, Deuxieme Serie

The second volume, signed by artist Walter Spindler
Gustave Geffroy
E Dentu, Paris, 1893
£40.00
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings

In the Great God's Hair

Half-leather binding by Zaehnsdorf
F W Bain
James Parker & Co, London, 1905
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Lawson History of the America's Cup

1986 facsimile of the 1902 first edition, the history of the yachting competition
Winifred M Thompson, and Thomas W Lawson
Ashford Press Publishing, Southampton, 1986
£100.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | First thus

Becoming (Signed copy)

Signed by Eden Phillpotts, his poetry, limited to 110 copies
Eden Phillpotts
Ernest Benn, London, 1932
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings

Carnations, Picotees, and the Wild and Garden Pinks

In a fine half-vellum binding by Truslove and Hanson, owned & signed by Mary Ashley
Various, edited by E T Cook
Country Life, London, 1905
£50.00
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Association Copy

Aux Nations Glorieuses 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917

An incredibly scarce commemorative album with 10 hand-painted gouache allegorical illustrations representing the Great War Allied forces.
Michel Pozzi
M Pozzi, Paris, 1917
£195.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Hand-painted

The Natural History of Selborne

The Folio Society's exquisitely illustrated 2009 edition
Gilbert White, with an introduction by Keith Thomas
The Folio Society, London, 2009
£30.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

The Dramatists Get What They Want

A rare edition of a short J M Barrie play, printed and signed by Roger Lancelyn Green
J M Barrie, with a Preface by Roger Lancelyn Green
Privately printed for Roger Lancelyn Green, Wellingborough, 1986
£250.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Man Who Mastered Time (Signed copy)

Signed by Ray Cummings, a science fiction time-travelling pulp classic. Rebound in half-leather.
Ray Cummings
A C McClurg, Chicago, 1929
£200.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Weihnachtsgrüsse; Eine Festgabe für Jung und Alt

Beautiful full leather binding; a German celebration of Christmas
Armin Kausen, with contributions from German authors
Laumann, Dulmen, 1890
£40.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Light That Failed

Kipling's first novel, in a half vellum binding by Alfonso Dori of Florence
Rudyard Kipling
Heinemann & Balestier, Leipzig, 1891
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Wild Life in a Southern County

First edition, in a lovely Bayntun-Riviere leather binding
Richard Jefferies
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1879
£70.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Three Tragedies of Federico Garcia Lorca

First thus, rebound in fine leather by Sotherans.
Federico Garcia Lorca, translated by James Graham-Lujan and Richard O'Connell, Introduction by Francisco Garcia Lorca
New Directions, New York, 1955
£40.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Happy England

A fine Riviere crushed morocco and vellum binding, a beautiful copy
Helen Allingham, text by Marcus B Huish
A & C Black, London, 1904
£250.00
Art | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

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