Oxonia Illustrata,

[LOGGAN David] 1635-1700?

The first accurate representation of all the buildings and gardens of the university. VG, 1675, 1st ed, 5 eng. leaves 40 stunning plates, as called for. In contemporary boxed calf, elaborate gilt tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt…

£16500 | Published: 1675 | Publisher: Unknown

The History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster; with the Charter-House, the School of St. Paul?s, Merchant Taylors, Harrow, and Rugby, and the Free-School of Christ?s Hospital

ACKERMANN R [Rudolph] 1764-1834

First edition, complete with forty eight hand coloured plates. In late 19c handsome crimson straight-grain morocco, decorative gilt rectangular & diamond panels, by Rivière & Son, spine gilt in compartments, inner gilt dentelles, t.e.g.,…

£2100 | Published: 1816 | Publisher: R. Ackermann

The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins.

BELNOS S.C. Mrs [Sophia Charlotte] 1795-1865

1st edition, 1851, 25 pls. Uncommon. In 20c half green cloth over marbled boards, large black ink title to upper board. Internally, hand coloured lithographic vignette title page, preface leaf, 21 leaves of descriptive text, 24 hand coloured…

£5700 | Published: 1851 | Publisher: Day & Son

Hours of Idleness, A Series of Poems, Original and Translated,

BYRON Lord GORDON George 1788-1824

VG, 1807, 1st ed, 2nd issue. In modern half dark green morocco over marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spine, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, [3], (vi-xiii), [1] errata, [1], 2-187 pp, lacks half title, new endpapers. A very good copy.…

£750 | Published: 1807 | Publisher: Printed and sold by S. and J. Ridge;

Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect, Containing the Plans, Elevations, and Sections of the Regular Buildings, both Publick and Private, in Great Britain, with Variety of New Designs...

CAMPBELL Colen 1676-1729

Three Volumes, un-restored, all First editions (1715, 1717, & 1725), 230 engraved plans & elevations. 3 vols in contemporary worn half calf over marbled boards (some loss), with vellum corners. Spines, worn with loss. Vol 1, engraved title &…

£13750 | Published: 1715 | Publisher: Sold by the Author; John Nicholson; Andrew Bell; W. Taylor; Henry Clements; And Jos. Smith

The Historie of Cambria, Now Called Wales:

CARADOC of Lhancarvan d1147. LHOYD H [Humphrey] 1527-1568 - translator. POWEL Dauid [David] 1552?-1598 - Editor.

VG, 1st ed, 1584. In contemporary calf, tips refurbished. Re-spined, to style, raised bands, blind tooling, gilt titles to red morocco label. Internally, title within woodcut ornamental borders (tiny hole), [16], [22], [2] blanks, 401 pp, [1]…

£5750 | Published: 1584 | Publisher: Rafe Newberrie and Henrie Denham

Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There

CARROLL Lewis [ie DODGSON Charles Lutwidge] 1832-1898

The Suppressed 'Sixtieth Thousand' issue, presentation copy from the author to the Mechanics Institute with presentation ink-stamp to title. In the original pictorial red cloth, gilt edge tooling. Spine lightly sunned, gilt titles & tooling,…

£12250 | Published: 1893 | Publisher: Macmillan and Co.

Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces;

FRANKLIN Benjamin 1706-1790

First edition, in contemporary full calf, faded gilt edge tooling, corners rubbed. Spine, worn, edges chipped, short crack at base and also along top joint, lacks title label. Internally, lacks portrait frontis, [3], (iv-xi), [1], [1], 2-567 pp, 3…

£5250 | Published: 1779 | Publisher: J. Johnson

Views in the Himala Mountains

FRASER James Baillie 1783-1856

First edition of the finest illustrated work on the Himalayas. Complete. In modern half red morocco over green paper covered boards, original red morocco gilt title label, elaborate gilt tooling to both upper and lower boards. Spine, gilt…

£29000 | Published: 1820 | Publisher: Rodwell & Martin

My Life as an Angler

HENDERSON William 1813-1891

VG. The Authors Large-paper Copy (Presentation Binding?), signed, & with an interesting presentation note. Ltd ed, complete with all 67 illustrations. In the original green half morocco over green morocco cloth, gilt tooling, gilt ornament…

£1100 | Published: 1879 | Publisher: W. Satchell, Peyton & Co.,

A Journey Through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople, in the Years 1808 and 1809; WITH A Second Journey through Persia.... between the years 1820 and 1816

MORIER James [Justinian] 1780?-1849

First editions of both works (1812 & 1818); large-paper issue of the first, with the plates on india paper. Two volumes uniformly bound in half green morocco over green morocco cloth, decorative gilt tooling, corners rubbed. Spine, sunned,…

£5200 | Published: 1812 | Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown

A General System of Horsemanship in all its branches:

NEWCASTLE William Cavendish Duke of 1592-1676.

1743, 2 vols, 62 plates - complete, 1st English edition of the Duke of Newcastle's celebrated work on the training of horses. Two volumes in contemporary speckled calf, gilt edge & corner tooling, some wear to corners & edges. Spines, raised bands,…

£9750 | Published: 1743 | Publisher: J. Brindley