Dramatic Characters, or Different Portraits of the English Stage.

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.

Oxonia Illustrata,

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 Punishments of China.

VG, 1st ed, 1801, 22 coloured pls. In contemporary red straight grain morocco, decorative gilt edge tooling, corners & edges rubbed. Spine, lightly worn, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling & titles, edges worn. Internally, 2 title leaves…

£2250 | Published: 1801 | Publisher: William Miller

Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c

VG, 1855, 22 pls (mostly hand coloured). In the publishers embossed green cloth, corners & edges rubbed. Spine, gilt tooling & titles, edges bumped. Internally, frontis, engraved title page, [1], (ii-xi), [1], 259 pp, 22 pls (most hand…

£1100 | Published: 1855 | Publisher: Blacker

The Historie of Cambria, Now Called Wales:

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

The Naked Civil Servant

SIGNED. 1st ed, 1968. In the original purple boards, silver titles, spine edge bumped. DW a little soiled, unclipped. Internally, half title, [6], 7-217 pp, inscribed by author "To the only hooliganette in the world from Quentin Crisp" (see…

£375 | Published: 1968 | Publisher: Jonathan Cape

A Voyage Round Great Britain,

VG, 1814-1825, 8 vols in 4, 308 pls (of 308 coloured aquatints) 1 duplicate 1 B&W. Contemporary red morocco half calf over red morocco cloth, some gilt tooling. Spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles. Internally Volume 1:…

£16000 | Published: 1814 | Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; and William Daniell.

Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces;

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

My Life as an Angler

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.,

Madonna of the Peach-Tree

In contemporary orange cloth, peach to front cover faded slightly. Spine, faded, gilt title to brown label. Internally, half title, [5], 6-106 pp, [1], [1] colophon, an edition limited to 120 hand printed printed copies for Holroyd-Reece by…

£625 | Published: 1929 | Publisher: John Holroyd-Reece. Officina Bodoni

A Perambulation of Kent:

VG, 1st ed, 1576, 1 map. The first English County History! In early 19c diced russia, gilt edge tooling. Re-spined, gilt tooling & titles, raised bands. Complete with the engraved map of the Heptarchy (by Richard Lyne), and the extra leaf (H")…

£3375 | Published: 1576 | Publisher: Ralphe Newberie