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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

The Imitation of Christ

Fine vellum binding, with the bookplate of Gwendolen McBryde (nee Grotrian)
Thomas a Kempis
Lawrence & Bullen, London, 1898
£80.00
Religions | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

The Two Paths ( Zaehnsdorf binding)

Signed by sculptor Laurence Bradshaw and with the bookplate of Lady Battersea (Constance Flower nee de Rothschild)
John Ruskin
George Allen, Orpington, 1878
Sold
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

The Works of William Shakespeare

Fine leather three volume set of The Victoria Edition
William Shakespeare
Macmillan, London, 1904
£80.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Wild Life in a Southern County

Pocket edition with vellum spine
Richard Jefferies
Thomas Nelson, London, 1911
£20.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

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

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

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