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

Annals of horsemanship: containing accounts of accidental experiments, and experimental accidents, both successful and unsuccessful: communicated by various correspondents to Geoffrey Gambado

[BUNBURY Henry William] 1750-1811

With seventeen Hand-Coloured Caricatures of Riders and Methods of Riding Large octavo, xvii, [1, blank], 95, [1, blank] pp, seventeen hand coloured stipple-etched plates (including frontispiece) by W.P. Carey after Bunbury. Early twentieth…

£750 | Published: 1792 | Publisher: William Jones

Dramatic Characters, or Different Portraits of the English Stage.

[GARRICK David] 1717-1779

VG, 1st ed, 24 pls (hand coloured - complete). In modern full calf, decorative gilt edge tooling. Spine, gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red morocco label. Internally, engraved French title leaf, engraved English title leaf,…

£1950 | Published: 1770 | Publisher: Robt. Sayer. and Jnno. Smith.

Philosophical Essays Concerning Human Understanding.

[HUME David] 1711-1776

VG, 1st edition, 1748. In modern full dark calf (to style), gilt edge tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling, gilt titles to red morocco label. Internally, [2], (iii-iv) contents, 256 pp, woodcut to titlepage, some light offsetting, lacks…

£5750 | Published: 1748 | Publisher: A. Millar

A Relation of Apparitions of Spirits, in the Principality of Wales; to which is added the Remarkable Account of the Apparition in Sunderland, with other Notable Relations from England;

[JONES Edmund 'The Old Prophet'] 1702-1793

First Edition First Issue VG, 1780, in mid 20c half calf over contemporary red marbled boards. Re-spined, with the old laid down, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, [2], (iii-viii), [1], 2-133 pp, [1], [2] contents, interesting ms note to fpd…

£3500 | Published: 1780 | Publisher: [The Old Family]

Les Stratagemes Des Echecs


2 parts in 1, 1st ed, VG, 3 1/4 * 4 1/8 inches. In contemporary calf boards with attractive chess board design to both covers, gilt edge tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. New spine, to style, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to a…

£1500 | Published: 1802 | Publisher: Amand Konig

Cinderella, or The Little Glass-Slipper.

[PERRAULT Charles 1628-1703]

First Edition, 1808, 8 hand coloured plates. Un-restored and Original. In the original printed blue wrappers, rubbed & faded, edge frayed in places, old ms price at upper cover head, faded adverts to lower cover, 12.5*10mm (5*4 ins).…

£2200 | Published: 1808 | Publisher: J Harris

Austria Hungary Foreign Policy of Austria-Hungary (Nos. 1,2,3.)

[PROTHERO George Walter]

Rare, VG, March 1919, Peace Conference related. In printed soft grey covers, printed title to spine. Internally, [2], (ii-iv), [1], 2-126 pp, ink no. to upper cover, short marginal damp stain to prelims at head not affecting text, tiny spine…

£500 | Published: 1919 | Publisher: Prepared under the direction of the Historical Section of the Foreign Office

The Austrian Littoral (No. 12)

[PROTHERO George Walter]

Rare, April 1919, Peace Conference related. In printed soft grey covers, printed title to spine. Internally, [3], (iv-vii), [1], [1], 2-108 pp, coloured map to pocket on ep (Austro- Italian Frontier, short edge damp mark to upper covert. …

£500 | Published: 1919 | Publisher: Prepared under the direction of the Historical Section of the Foreign Office

La Divina Commedia di Dante

ALIGHIERI Dante 1265-1321

1879, VG, Hoepli Milano, Miniature. In full red morocco, contemporary upper cover decorative gilt tooling, corners brushed. New lower cover w doublure to style.Spine, relaid, raised bands, gilt titles and tooling. Internally, decorative board…

£3000 | Published: 1879 | Publisher: Ulrico Hoepli

An Alphabetical Catalogue of Plates, An alphabetical catalogue of plates, engraved by the most esteemed artists, after the finest pictures and drawings of the Italian, Flemish, German, French, English, and other schools, which compose the stock of John and Josiah Boydell, engravers and printsellers;

BOYDELL John and Josiah

Very rare Boydell listing. In late 19c full red morocco, gilt edge tooling, corners worn. Spine, gilt tooling, edges worn. Internally, [3], (iv-xxix), [1], [1], 2-60 pp, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, repair to fore-corners of tp & a few other…

£3500 | Published: 1803 | Publisher: W. Bulmer and Co.

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, ALL First editions (1715, 1717, & 1725), 230 engraved plans & elevations. 3 vols in half calf over worn marbled boards, vellum corners. Re-spined, to style, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles to morocco labels. Vol 1, 1715,…

£16000 | Published: 1715 | Publisher: Sold by the Author; John Nicholson; Andrew Bell; W. Taylor; Henry Clements; And Jos. Smith