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Embellished with plates, intended to comprise all the advantages of a guide, with the more important details of chemical, mineralogical and statistical information. Leather binding. Printed for Wm. Walcott and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. New leather spine, with original covers laid down; a bit of loss to edges of original leather. New endpapers. Foxing and damp marking to contents.
Three-quarter burgundy leather, marbled boards and endpapers. With Some Remarks on the River Wye and the Natural and Artificial Beauties Contiguous to its Banks from Brobery to Wilton Embellished with Elegant Views, Plans etc. 7 b/w engraved plates. 262 pages. Printed by D. Walker. Contents are original; binding is more modern, with new endpapers. Some fading to leather on spine. Foxing and a bit of page browning. Damp corner marks to a couple of pages.
Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1904. Small format book with cream Italian leather and silver titles. 56 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of Two Bad Mice. Contained in a blue hinged box with silver title and square onlay to front. Also includes a blue leather foil-blocked bookmark and 6 individual prints. ISBN: 0723249887. This is copy no. 59. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'leather' written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1903. Small format book with cream Italian leather and silver titles. 56 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin. Contained in a brown hinged box with silver title and circular onlay to front. Also includes a brown leather foil-blocked bookmark and 6 individual prints. ISBN: 072324894X. This is copy no. 59. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'leather' written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
THE BRITISH ANGLER: OR A POCKET-COMPANION FOR GENTLEMEN-FISHERS
Written by John Williamson; et al.
Stock no. 2122549
1740. Good condition.
Leather binding. B/w frontis and some fold-out b/w plates. This book still has its original boards, but has a NEW spine and endpapers (recased). Scuffing and heavy wear, with a little loss to original covers. Some page browning and a little foxing. Lovely tight binding; where book has been rebacked.
Facsimile edition with introductory booklet in custom made clamshell box. 91 watercolour facsimiles from the Maria Sibylla Merian Collection in the British Museum. Maria Sibylla Merian was one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries' great painters of plants and animals. Limited edition of 1000. A sturdy inner panel holds the commentary volume underneath. This is bound in green cloth and printed on high-quality white laid paper. Julie Harvey of the Entomology Library at the Natural History Museum has written a fascinating introduction to Merian's work, setting it in context and providing an overview of her life and times. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. Small scuff mark to top of rear board (minor). Else a beautiful copy. Copy No. 16 of 1000. Clam shell case is in fine condition. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society - polystyrene (reinforced and repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
A History and Description of the Three Ridings of the Great County of York, From the Earliest Ages to the Year 1870; With an Account of its Manufactures, Commerce and Civil and Mechanical Engineering by Thomas Baines, Including an Account of the Woollen Trade of Yorkshire by Edward Baines. 2 volumes complete. Large format. Leather spine and corners. Some fading and wear to leather on spine and corners. Wear and a little chipping also along edges, with fading. Some foxing and margin marks.
Very large format. Contemporary binding; Leather spine has raised bands and gilt title. Green covers. 56 b/w plates. Book has been rebound with leather spine, which has some fading and scuffing; wear to top and tail. Green covers, which have a few marks; top corner of front cover is bumped. New endpapers, which now have some browning/foxing. Original pages internally have foxing and some damp marking; chipping to edges of some pages.
A limited edition of 1750 numbered copies, bound in red leather with a blocked design in gilt and green. Includes a booklet entitled 'The Happy Art of Narration' Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron. B/w aquatints. Dark green ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. Translated by Richard Aldington. This is Copy No. 683. Booklet is also in Fine condition. All contained in a green 'box' case, with gilt title to spine; in Fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Green full bonded leather covers, gilt titles. Colour frontis and title page. Limited edition of 450 copies. Contained in a fine slip-case. This is copy Number 117. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Small format. 3/4 leather binding with gilt title and vignettes to spine, marble-effect boards. Containing a Series of Poems and Essays on Natural, Moral and Religious Subjects... To Which is Prefixed and Affectionate Address on the Duties and Obligations They Owe to God and Their Parents. Illustrated with upwards of 150 b/w engravings. xxxviii + 224 pages; 192 pages + 3 page plate list plus 1 page booklist. This is volume 1 only, volume 2 is "The Good Child's Reward". Spine and corners worn. Covers are very scuffed. Joints are cracked but binding is firm. Some page browning, grubby fingermarks and light foxing.
Large format. Black leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title and fish decorations. This is the Second Edition, Limited to 100 copies! (First edition has only 40 copies printed in 1859). B/w illustrations. Being done oute of ye hebrewe and other tongves by a Person of Honor. Adorn'd with scriptures. Some light wear along cover edges. A few marks to covers. Marks to endpapers. Front endpaper has a few edge-tears. Some foxing. Still in very good condition, considering its age!