The Life of Captain James Cook

[KIPPIS Andrew] 1725-1795

VG, 1834, 4 pls, New Edition. In black full calf, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge blind stamped to upper cover, corners & edges bumped & worn a little. Spine, gilt title & tooling, edges & joints a little worn. Internally, frontis,…

£285 | Published: 1834 | Publisher: Executrix of the Late W Wetton

Memoir of Richard Roberts Jones [1780-1843], of Aberdaron,

[ROSCOE William] 1753-1831

1st ed, G, 1 pls, 1 illust. In black quarter calf over red marbled boards. Spine, gilt titles to red calf label. Internally, half title, [4], frontis, [1], 2-50 pp, 1 pl, 1 illustration, frontis bound in after title, new endpapers, bookplate to…

£75 | Published: 1822 | Publisher: T Cadell. amnd J and A Arch

The Life of the Rt. Hon. George Canning 1770-1827

BELL George 1800-1867

1st ed, VG. In c1900 half calf with red marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges very lightly bumped and worm, small tear. Spine, attractive gilt tooling, raised bands, title and tooling in gilt to leather label, edges rubbed.…

£60 | Published: 1846 | Publisher: Chapman and Hall

The Life of Samuel Johnson.... (4 Vols Complete)

BOSWELL James 1740-1795

All in contemporary honeycombed calf, gilt lines to edges, corners and edges a little worn and bumped. All spines have been professionally relaid, raised bands, gilt tooling and title, edges a little worn and bumped. Internally all have red…

£275 | Published: 1811 | Publisher: T Cadell and W Davies

Aldous Huxley A Critical Study

BRANDER Laurence 1903-

In printed soft covers, white & black ink titles. Internally, half title, [11], 12-244 pp, ink name to half title & letter B to cover (Leonard Brookes), title page states 1969 but copyright 1970. (217*140 mm). An examination of Huxleys social…

£15 | Published: 1969 | Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd

The Devil Drives A Life of Sir Richard Burton

BRODIE Fawn [McKay] 1915-1981

In red cloth, gilt spine titles. Internally, half title, [2], [5], 6-390 pp, 21 illustrations, map endpapers. (238*160 mm). Burton published 43 volumes on his explorations and travels. He wrote 2 volumes of poetry, over a 100 articles and 143…

£10 | Published: 1967 | Publisher: WW Norton & Company Inc

Memoir and Literary Remains of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Edward Bunbury,

BUNBURY Sir Charles JF [James Fox] 1809-1886

VG, 1st ed, 1868. In purple embossed cloth, corners rubbed. Spine, faded, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, half title, [5], (vi-xi), [1], 2-369 pp, dedication from Lady Bunbury to half title, yellow endpapers, some light spotting to blanks.…

£425 | Published: 1868 | Publisher: Spottiswoode & Co [Privately Printed]

Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine

COBBETT William 1763-1835

VG, 1927, private press, Ltd ed. In black quarter cloth over red marbled boards, corners brushed. Spine, titles in gilt, edges bumped lightly. In its plain paper wrapper, some marks. Internally, bookplate of Margery Wright to fpd, some light…

£60 | Published: 1927 | Publisher: The Nonesuch Press

A Brief Account of the Life of Howell Harris, Esq; Extracted from papers written by himself. To which is added A concise Collection of his letters from the year 1738, to 1772.

HARRIS Howell 1714-1773. [B.... T.... Benjamin La TROBE - editor] 1725-1786

Very rare biography, with a Welsh, historical & religious interest. Small 8vo, VG, first edition, [9], 10-224 pp, contemporary publishers blue paper covers marked, corners & edges chipped & worn, some loss at corners. Re-spined, to style, no…

£775 | Published: 1791 | Publisher: Trevecka

The Life of Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

HAWKINS Sir John 1719-1789

VG, 1st ed, 1787. Published the same year as the 1st London edition. In full contemporary speckled calf, corners & edges lightly bumped & worn, couple of small spots to front and 1 to rear. Spine, worn, gilt title to red calf label, gilt…

£250 | Published: 1787 | Publisher: Chamberlain, Colles, Burnet, Wogan, Exshaw, White, Byrne, Whitestone, Moore, and Jones.

Henry Vaughan A Life and Interpretation


In blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Internally, half title, frontis, [5], (vi-viii), [4], [1], 2-260 pp, 5 illustrations. (219*142 mm).

£20 | Published: 1947 | Publisher: Clarendon Press

Eirene A Tribute

JONES David Lewis (Gregynog)

An edition limited to just 200 copies. Bound in quarter maroon cloth, spine has title in gilt. Internally, printed on Somerset Book mould-paper, 29pp, [1], designed by David Vickers and bound by John Sewell. With an invitation to a piano recital…

£40 | Published: 2001 | Publisher: Gwasg Gregynog

Cofiant Thomas Gee

JONES Thomas Gwynn 1871-1949

G, 1st ed, 1913. In 2 volume, dark green half calf over green cloth, some blind tooling, corners & edges lightly bumped & worn. Internally, Vol 1, half title, portrait frontis, [5], (iv-vi), [2], [1], 2-348 pp, 3pls (guarded portraits), errata…

£40 | Published: 1913 | Publisher: Gee A'i Fab

The Life of William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester.

LOWTH Robert 1710-1787

VG, 1st ed, 1758, 2 pls, 1 folding genealogical chart. In speckled calf boards, tips repaired. New spine, to style, gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red morocco label. Internally, [3], (iv-xxviii), 96, 81-96, 113-404 pp, 2 pls, 1…

£300 | Published: 1758 | Publisher: A Millar; and R and J Dodsley.