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1 AESOP (intr. Kenneth Grahame) A HUNDRED FABLES OF AESOP FROM THE ENGLISH VERSION OF SIR ROGER L'ESTRANGE
London John Lane the Bodley Head 1903 Hard Cover Percy J. Billinghurst 
Quarto, beige cloth decorated in red and black, fronts., illustrated title, 201pp., edges tinted green, full-page lin illustrations. Rubbed at spine, with some failrly heavy soiling at board margins and lower spine, this bleeding into front endpaper, early leaves and rear leaves (lacking rear free endpaper). One illustrations leaf badly torn and crudely repaired (minimal loss). 1906 Christmas gift inscription at fly-leaf. A working copy, the majority of leaves in very good order. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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2 BULLOCK, Margaret THE WANGANUI RIVER: SKETCH AND STORY
Wanganui A.D. Willis Soft Cover David Clarke 
Small, square quarto, publisher's illustrated wraps bound with fine cord tie, unpaginated [pp.24], 12 litho illustrations. Minor soiling at wraps, very slight internal foxing, scarcely remarkable except for inner margins at centrefold, very slight wear only. Very good, sound. A nice copy. Not dated [1897]. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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3 BUNYAN, John BUNYAN'S PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
London Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1860 Hard Cover Charles Bennett 
Small quarto, half-calf, gilt in six, marbled boards and endpapers, portrait fronts. (Bunyan), xxxv + 399pp., marbled edges, 44 full-page line portraits, (portrait 21 bound-in after list and preceeding main text), further line illustrations. Calf a little rubbed, worn at corners; joint at half-title weakened, heavy foxing at endpapers, then scattered but inextensive spotting. Preface by Charles Kingsley. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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4 CARROLL, Lewis ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
London Bibliophile Books 1985 0416552803 / 9780416552805 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Mervyn Peake 
Large octavo, illustrated title page, 221pp., full-page and other line illustrations. A touch of fading at dustwrapper (also Peake illustrated, unclipped) turn-in margins, pages very lightly tanned. A very good, clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 CARROLL, Lewis THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE
London MacGibbon & Kee 1972 0261633325 / 9780261633322 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Ralph Steadman 
Tall quarto, illustrated endpapers, 143pp., profusely illustrated in mono. Unclipped dustwrapper with a little light creasing at tail of spine, and adjacent front panel, not at all obtrusive; book with edges a little tanned, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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6 CATLOW, Laurence PRIVATE THOUGHTS FROM A SMALL SHOOT
Ludlow Merlin Unwin Books 2003 1873674686 / 9781873674680 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Ashley Boon 
Large octavo, vi + 186pp., mono. illustrations. Long, poetic gift inscription at half-title, otherwise minimal wear, near-fine in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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7 COLLODI, C. (trans. Carol Della Chiesa) THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO
New York Macmillan Publishing Co. 1969 0020427808 / 9780020427803 Soft Cover Attilio Mussino 
Quarto, publisher's white pictorial wraps, 309pp., profusely illustrated in colour. Very slight wear only. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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8 COXE, William AN HISTORICAL TOUR IN MONMOUTHSHIRE; ILLUSTRATED WITH VIEWS BY SIR R.C. HOARE, BART. A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY, AND OTHER ENGRAVINGS
London For Cadell and Davies 1801 Hard Cover 
Two parts in one, quarto, diced calf, gilt-decorated spine with raised bands, borders of three-line gilt rules and scroll decorations in blind, marbled endpapers, [11] ii-vi [5] pp.2-208 [12] pp.209-433 [11] all edges gilt; folding map fronts., one leaf at appendix also numbered 433. 2 Maps (one folding, with a small tear and no loss; very good order), 54pp. plates, 24 plans and ground plans, including one folding, 11 portraits (including 3 monumental effigies), 2 facsimilies (one folding), genealogies, further engraved view tailpieces. Front board detached, held by neat, heavy-duty linen hinge; rebacked (not recent) retaining original; spine and extremities chipped and rubbed, minor soiling at boards. Text fairly heavily foxed throughout, plates much less affected, and then chiefly marginal (only two particularly bad, one of those around the image only), images on the whole quite sharp; a few small marginal tears, with just a little loss at one leaf. Text block sound and square. 
Price: 390.00 GBP
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9 DENT, Robert K. OLD AND NEW BIRMINGHAM: A HISTORY OF THE TOWN AND ITS PEOPLE
Birmingham Houghton and Hammond 1880 Hard Cover 
Quarto, black half-leather, dark red title label at spone, marbled edges and endpapers, xi + 626pp. + vii in double-column, engraved illustrations, plans (one folding). Worn at spine bands, head and tail, ad at spine edges, corners; scattered foxing, heavier at early leaves, thereafter where occurring, chiefly marginal. Folding plan with small loss at margin. Various owners' inscriptions/signatures at first blank, bookplate of one at front paste-down. A sound, usable copy. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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10 FINDEN, William and Edward VIEWS OF PORTS AND HARBOURS, WATERING PLACES, FISHING VILLAGES, AND OTHER PICTURESQUE OBJECTS ON THE ENGLISH COAST
Wakefield EP Publishing Limited 1974 085409976X / 9780854099764 Reprint Hard Cover Good 
Quarto, fronts., 161pp., full-page mono. illustrations. Overall a little tanned, minor foxing at text block edges, unclipped dustwrapper spine a touch faded. A good, sound copy in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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11 FITZGERALD, Edward (trans.) ed. George F. Maine RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Collins 1977 Hard Cover Robert Stewart Sherriffs 
Small quarto, dark blue composite binding, gilt lettering and decoration, colour fronts., 224pp., full-page colour illustrations, all edges gilt ribbon-page marker. A very good, clean and sound copy in mildly rubbed slip-case. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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12 FRERE, Walter Howard (ed.) EXPOSITION DE LA MESSE FROM LA LEGENDE DORÉE OF JEAN DE VIGNAY WITH ILLUMINATIONS REPRODUCED FROM FITZWILLIAM MS. 22 (Alcuin Club Collections II)
London Longmans, Green & Co. 1899 Hard Cover 
Large folio, quarter cloth, gilt title at spine, publisher's printed paper boards, 56pp. top edge gilt, 22 plate illustrations on 10 leaves. Endpapers quite tanned, foxing at prlims., title, last few leaves, text affected very little, illustations all clean, just a touch of marginal/reverse foxing. Mild soiling at boards, nothing at all serious, spine a little dulled and with negligible wear. Armorial bookplate of Sydney H. Carr. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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13 GIBBINGS, Robert A TRUE TALE OF LOVE IN TONGA
London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1954 Hard Cover Fair The Author 
Small octavo, 53pp., full-page woodcut illustrations. Minor wear and tear bat dustwrapper margins/extremities, loss minimal; slightly tanned, more so at rear panel and at edges. Book with a little foxing at endpapers and edges, otherwise very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 HALL, Basil THE GREAT POLYGLOT BIBLES INCLUDING A LEAF FROM THE COMPLUTENSIAN OF ALCALÁ, 1514-17
San Francisco The Book Club of California 1966 Hard Cover 
Folio, tan quarter leather, marbled paper boards with leather/gilt title label at front board, later removable clear protective wrap; dark violet cloth-covered box with illustrated label pasted-down at front board, title at spine; hand-made printed paper wraps bound-in, the work printed on rag paper in up to three colours, with woodcut illustrations. Complutensian leaf in three languages. Limited to 400 copies. Book with tiny soil near foot of spine, box with just very slight wear at extremities, and faint tape-mark in margin. Original prospectus (folded, a little marked) enclosed. [Note: scarce in custom leather, we also have a much cheaper version as issued in wraps and identical case.] 
Price: 725.00 GBP
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15 HOLE, William THE LIFE OF JESUS OF NAZARETH: EIGHTY PICTURES
London The Fine Art Society and Eyre & Spottiswoode 1906 Hard Cover 
Large quarto, blueish-green cloth, gilt tlte at spine and front board, xlv followed by full-page colour plates with captions facing, top edge gilt. Scattered foxing (in some places heavy), largely affecting margins, caption leaves and reverse of plates, the images generally clean and bright. Light wear only at cloth, and a reasonably good, sound copy. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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16 HOUSMAN, A.E. A SHROPSHIRE LAD
London Walker Books 1991 0744511178 / 9780744511178 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Robin Bell Corfield 
Quarto, unpaginated, profusely illustrated in colour. A fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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17 HOWITT, Mary (ed.) FISHER'S DRAWING ROOM SCRAP-BOOK WITH POETICAL ILLUSTRATIONS BY MARY HOWITT
London Fisher, Son, & Co. 1841 Hard Cover 
Quarto, plain dark red cloth with rules in blind, gilt title at spine, engraved fronts., engraved title, 63pp [3], 34 further engravings. A few joints weakened, no imminent detachments, some marginal foxing and smudging at some plates, though most very good; very minor wear at cloth extremities. Bookseller's ticket (Sharpe & Kellett, Liverpool) at front paste-down corner. A decent copy 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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18 HUNTER, George Leland DECORATIVE TEXTILES: AN ILLUSTRATED BOOK ON COVERINGS FOR FURNITURE, WALLS AND FLOORS
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott 1908 Hard Cover 
Title continues: including Damasks, Brocades and Velvets, Tapestries, Laces, Embroideries, Chintzes, Cretonnes, Drapery and Furniture Trimmings, Wall Papers, Carpets and Rugs, Tooled and Illuminated Leathers. Small folio, dark blue cloth, gilt with red and gilt decoration at upper board, xxii + 457pp., edges untrimmed, mono. illustrations, 27 colour plates (all present). Asheville College Memorial Library copy, with their bookplate at front paste-down endpaper (and no further indications), shaken, front endpaper split over hinge, prelims. with some light foxing and soiling, title with a little wear, second blank leaf tape-repaired at margin, closed marginal tears at a few leaves, final few leaves also with a little foxing and smudging; some minor internal smudging, very inextensive, text and illustrations largely clean; some discoloration/minor staining at cloth (chiefly around spine), nothing dramatic. A good, perfectly usable copy. Heavy. Please ask about shipping rates outside the EU. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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RASSELAS, JOHNSON, Samuel
19 JOHNSON, Samuel RASSELAS
London Hector M'Lean 1819 Hard Cover A. Raimbach 
Quarto, diced calf, iii + 197pp., vignette and full-page engravings by Raimbach from pictures by R. Smirke. Some fairly heavy foxing at some plates, front board detached, worn with loss at spine. A binding copy. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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LES CAQUETS DE L'ACCOUCHÉE, JOUAUST, D. (publiés) préf. Louis Ulbach
20 JOUAUST, D. (publiés) préf. Louis Ulbach LES CAQUETS DE L'ACCOUCHÉE
Paris Librairie des Bibliophiles 1888 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, butterscotch half levant morocco, inlaid gilt decoration at spine with contrasting label (lightly rubbed), marbled boards, plain gilt rules, decorated moire endpapers, xxx + 226pp. [2] sur papier du Japon, top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, wraps bound-in, printed stub preceding blank endpapers, etchings by Lalauze. Limited, no. 38. Stamped V. Champs at verso fly-leaf. A touch of very light wear at head of spine, edges and wraps lightly tanned, contents clean. Very good, sound, very presentable 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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