The most delectable history of Reynard the Fox. Newly Corrected and Purged from all grossness in Phrase and Matter. Augmented and Enlarged with sundry Excellent Morals and Expositions upon every several Chapter . To which may now be added a Second Part of the said History; As also the shifts of Reynardine the Son of Reynard the Fox, together with his Life and Death &c.

3 parts as 1, 1701, 1681 & 1684, each with independent register. In contemporary speckled calf, raised bands gilt tooling, gilt title to maroon morocco label. Internally, woodcut vignette to tp, 1701, [1], A2-U4, [160 pp includes the leaf of…

£4250 | Published: 1701 | Publisher: Edward Brewster

The Misfortunes of Elphin

[PEACOCK Thomas Love] 1785-1866

VG, 1st ed, 1829. In contemporary half brown calf, brown marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to maroon calf label, bumped and worn. Internally, half…

£225 | Published: 1829 | Publisher: Thomas Hookham

Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1805-1864

3rd ed, Good condition, 16 pls. In gilt pictorial cloth, colour faded, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, faded, titles in gilt, joints cracked, edges bumped and worn. Internally, coloured frontis, the additional coloured…

£50 | Published: 1869 | Publisher: George Routledge and Sons

"Plain or Ringlets?"

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1806-1864

VG, 67 engravings, not dated but 1888 (Tooley). In the publishers red cloth, bevelled edges, gilt title & image, corners bumped. Spine, faded, gilt titles & tooling, edges bumped. Internally, half title, frontis, engraved title, [5],…

£30 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co

Five Hundred Curious and Interesting Narratives and Anecdotes.


VG, 1st ed, 1838, 1 plate (with 13 illustrations) 24 other illustrations, 5 parts in 1 volume. In modern full marbled paper, printed paper label to spine. Internally, frontis, titlepage (with woodcut), [2], [3], 4-72. [3], 4-72. [3], 4-60.…

£225 | Published: 1838 | Publisher: Richard Griffin and Co.

The Girl with Maimed Hands A Tale from the Pentamerone of Giambattista Basile

BASILE Giambattista (Osprey Press)

Ltd ed, 1954, 8 illustrations, privately printed. In green cloth, no titles, worn along spine. Internally, no inscriptions etc, half title, frontis, [4], 5-20 pp, [1, [1], [1] limitation, 8 illustrations by Sawyer, one of which is on double…

£100 | Published: 1954 | Publisher: Privately printed for the Swansea School of Art & Crafts

Traits and Stories of the Welsh Peasantry.

BEALE Anne 1816-1900

VG, 1st ed, 1849. In modern half calf, with brown cloth, gilt tooling. Spine, gilt title & tooling. [7], (viii-xii), [1], 2-321 pp, [1], new endpapers, authors dedication to ffep, half title states The Vale of the Towey. Per COPAC A…

£210 | Published: 1849 | Publisher: George Routledge

Lavengro: The Scholar-the Gypsy-the Priest

BORROW George 1803-1881

Brown decorative cloth, black ink tooling and title, edges and corners bumped and worn slightly. Spine with black ink tooling, titles in gilt, edges bumped and worn. Internally, decorative endpapers, some light browning to blanks, advert and half…

£20 | Published: 1893 | Publisher: Ward, Lock & Bowden

The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to come,

BUNYAN John 1628-1688. (GODWIN George 1813-1888 and POCOCK Lewis 1808-1882)

In contemporary black half calf with green marbled boards, titles and decorative tooling to black leather label to upper cover, gilt tooling, corners and edges bumped and worn. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling, date to base, worn at joints.…

£75 | Published: 1844 | Publisher: MM Holloway

Irish Life and Character; or Tales and Stories of the Irish Peasantry.

CARLETON William 1794-1869

G, London, c1860, 7 pls. In embossed purple cloth, corners & edges a little bumped & worn. Faded spine, gilt title. Internally, frontis, additional engraved title page, [2], [1], 2-392 pp, [1], [1] contents list, 7 pls (inclusive of frontis &…

£40 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Henry Lea

Pendragon An Historical Novel

CARMICHAEL Douglas 1923-2012

NF, 1st ed, 1977. Written by a scholar of Arthurian history and legend, it is probably the best account yet published. The Welsh and Roman roots of Arthur and his times are clearly revealed. Blue cloth with gilt, blue endpapers, NO…

£160 | Published: 1977 | Publisher: Blackwater Press

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

CARROLL Lewis (ie DODGSON Charles Lutwidge) 1832-1898

VG, Ltd Ed, 1907 Rackham illustrated, 13 pls, complete. In quarter green cloth over green printed boards, gilt titles, corners a little bumped. Spine, gilt titles, edges bumped & worn. Internally, half title, limitation to verso, frontis,…

£1325 | Published: 1907 | Publisher: William Heinemann. Doubleday Page & Co.

American Notes, Sketches By Boz and Christmas Books...

DICKENS Charles 1812-1870

The Cheap Edition, 1st Series, VG 1850, 1850, 1852. In red half calf, marbled boards, corners & edges lightly bumped & worn, some blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, edges bumped and worn, title in gilt to black calf…

£155 | Published: 1850 | Publisher: Chapman and Hall

American Notes for General Circulation

DICKENS Charles 1812-1870

In contemporary half calf over worn brown marbled boards, corners & edges bumped & worn, some blind tooling. Spine, worn, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, frontis, [5], (x-xiii), [1], [1], 2-175 pp, watermarks to frontis, upper joint cracked,…

£60 | Published: 1850 | Publisher: Chapman and Hall