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Wild Life in a Southern County

First edition, in a lovely Bayntun-Riviere leather binding
Richard Jefferies
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1879
£95.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Ingoldsby Legends

1887, high quality half-leather binding with small gilt skull to spine
Thomas Ingoldsby, pseud. Richard Harris Barham, illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech and Barham
Richard Bentley, London, 1887
£95.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Ingoldsby Legends

In an attractive but damaged Riviere binding
Thomas Ingoldsby, pseud. Richard Harris Barham, illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech etc
Henry Frowde, London, 1911
£25.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | 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
£60.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

Limited edition in vellum, four volumes, illustrated by Albert Rutherston
Robert Herrick, with a preface by Humbert Wolfe and decorations by Albert Rutherston
The Cresset Press, London, 1928
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings

The Scouring of the White Horse

Thomas Hughes' eccentric second novel, full leather binding from Cheltenham College
Thomas Hughes, illustrated by Richard Doyle
Macmillan, London, 1859
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Maundevile (Mandeville)

In a superb, crisp gilt decorative binding
Sir John Mandeville, with preface by John Cameron Grant and edited and illustrated by Arthur Layard
Constable, London, 1895
On Hold
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Spring Harvest No 1, April 1946

The magazine of the Oxford University Author-Critic Club
Not stated
Oxford University Author-Critic Club, Oxford, 1946
£30.00
Ephemera | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Complete Works of Robert Burns

in a fine leather and gilt binding, with over 30 superb engraved plates
Robert Burns, with notes by Allan Cunningham
George Virtue, London, 1865
£60.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1906, in an unusual marbled binding
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, introduction by Joseph Knight
Henry Frowde, London, 1906
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

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

The Autobiography of Margot Asquith (Signed copies)

Signed by Margot Asquith, rebound in fine crushed morocco by Bumpus of London
Margot Asquith
Thornton Butterworth, London, 1921
£120.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Meissner & Book autograph album

c1880s, one page used
Meissner & Buch
Meissner & Buch, Leipzig, 1885
£25.00
Ephemera | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Essays and Remains of Robert Alfred Vaughan

Two volumes in a fine Zaehnsdorf half-leather binding
Robert Vaughan
John William Parker, London, 1858
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Claude Debussy (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Jardillier, the author and French musicologist
Robert Jardillier
Editions de la Revue de Bourgogne, France, 1922
£100.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Colonel Hawker's Shooting Diaries

Rebound in half-leather; shooting and fishing 1802–1853
Colonel Peter Hawker, with an introduction by Eric Parker
Philip Allan, London, 1931
£40.00
Sports | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Pensees du Cardinal de Retz

Signed by Victoria Sackville-West, with her bookplate. Delightful leather binding by Louis Conard.
Charles Letourneau
G Charpentier, Paris, 1888
£80.00
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

The Derby Stakes 1780–2006 (Signed copy)

Signed by Michael Church, a deluxe limited edition
Michael Church
Raceform, Newbury, Berkshire, 2006
£50.00
Sports | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Lirica Mexicana

Fine leather binding, inscribed at the Cafe Maria Cristina, Madrid, 1928 for the Fiesta de la Raza
Various
Jimenez & Molina, Madrid, 1919
£50.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

W A Mozart, L'Enfant Prodige (Signed copy)

Signed by Georges de Saint-Foix to French composer Vincent d'Indy
Georges de Saint-Foix, and Theodore de Wyzewa
Perrin et Cie, Paris, 1912
£200.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Homo! (Signed copy)

Signed by Luigi Capuana to Giovanni Verga, the first Italian edition.
Luigi Capuana
Ditta Gaetano Brigola, Milano (Milan), 1883
£400.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

The Golden Treasury

Full Bumpus vellum, this copy belonged to Henry Hutchinson Montgomery
Francis Turner Palgrave, with a further selection by Laurence Binyon
Macmillan, London, 1927
£70.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Association Copy

Fables de la Fontaine (Signed by Mercedes de Acosta)

Signed by Mercedes de Acosta at Chateau de Dieudonne in 1907, with 45 others
Jean de la Fontaine, edited by C-A Sainte-Beuve. Illustrated by Tony Johannot
Ancienne Librairie Furne, Combet & Cie, Paris, 1860
£1000.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

The Book of the Thames

In a sumptuous John Leighton binding
Mr & Mrs S C Hall, with initialled binding by John Leighton
Arthur Hall, London, 1859
£100.00
Topography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Histoire Poetique de Charlemagne

1865 First French edition, in half-leather by Riviere
Gaston Paris
Libraire A Franck, Paris, 1865
£150.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

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