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INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH, ABERCROMBIE, John
1 ABERCROMBIE, John INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH
Edinburgh Waugh and Innes 1832 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, full polished tan calf, foliate gilt in compartments with red title label, borders in blind, xv + 441pp. Some loss of gilt at spine, very small patch of abrasion at rear outer hinge, minor rubbing, foxing at edges, prelims. and later leaves, text mostly free from effects. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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POETICAL WORKS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD, ARNOLD, Matthew
2 ARNOLD, Matthew POETICAL WORKS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD
London Macmillan & Co. 1899 Reprint Hard Cover 
Octavo, full red morocco, gilt, marbled endpapers, portrait fronts., xii + 510pp., all edges gilt. Spine just a touch dulled, extremely light wear, minimal foxing. Eton prize bookplate at front paste-down endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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3 BORROW, George LAVENGRO: THE SCHOLAR, THE GYPSY, THE PRIEST
London John Murray 1926 Reprint 
Small octavo, full green calf 'bender', gilt-decorated spine, with author's initials in gilt at front, 569pp., adverts., top edge dark green. Very slight chipping at head of spine, no significant defects. A very good, clean copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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THE BOOK OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS HENRIES, CAPGRAVE, John, trans. Francis Charles Hingeston
4 CAPGRAVE, John, trans. Francis Charles Hingeston THE BOOK OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS HENRIES
London Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts 1858 Hard Cover 
Large octavo, well rebound in modern polished half-calf, with fresh marbled endpapers; marbled edges, fronts., title page in red and black, xxii + 285pp. A touch of smudging/soiling at endpapers, nothing serious, slight tanning at margins. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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CHAMBERS'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF ENGLISH LITERATURE [two volumes], CHAMBERS, Robert, rev. Carruthers
5 CHAMBERS, Robert, rev. Carruthers CHAMBERS'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF ENGLISH LITERATURE [two volumes]
London W. & R. Chambers 1883 Fourth Edition Hard Cover 
Two volumes, quarto, dark green half-leather, marbled edges and endpapers, portraits fronts., 816pp., 816pp. in double-column, further portrait illustrations. Light scattered foxing, chiefly at prelims. or margins; text and illustration generally clean; one gathering (vol. II) a touch strained, slightly faded at spines, but both volumes sound, with bindings in very good order. An attractive set. 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE, CHAMBERS, William and Robert (eds.)
6 CHAMBERS, William and Robert (eds.) CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE
London W. & R. Chambers 1883 Fifth Edition Hard Cover 
Two volumes, quarto, dark green half-leather, marbled edges and endpapers, 824pp., 823pp. in double-column, line illustrations. Minimal foxing, minimal wear, spines only slightly faded. A sound, attractive set 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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THE HOLY BIBLE ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED EDITION &c. [and] THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, D'OYLY, George, and MANT, Richard
7 D'OYLY, George, and MANT, Richard THE HOLY BIBLE ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED EDITION &c. [and] THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
Cambridge The University Press 1830 Hard Cover 
Two volumes in three (Holy Bible, all 1830), and one-volume Common Prayer (1830, London, by Gilbert and Rivington for C.J.G. and F. Rivington, stated fourth edition), quarto, uniform polished calf, gilt in six compartments with floral decoration and contrasting labels, boards with decorations in blind inside three-line gilt borders, gilt inner dentelles and edges, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Eight maps, 56 plates, one plate (Raising of Lazarus) called for Luke, but placed at John. Scattered foxing, ususally affecting plates (heavier at reverse), and usually more so at margins than at images, and at blanks; text affected only a little; first volume with some waterstaining, some crinkling, a few plates affected. Maps generally tanned, some offsetting, but apart from one text leaf with a small, closed marginal tear, minimal internal wear, text reasonably clean. Thin ribbon page-markers just surviving. Exterior with light rubbing and a touch of scuffing, thin transparent vertical stain at board, first volume. Nonetheless, all sound, square, and quite handsome. Each volume uniformly inscribed in three different hands following fly-leaf, "Fanny Hart/the gift of her dear Papa/August 1857/____Fanny Ruth Hart/April 1923/____Grand daughter of the above/____Susan Grace Hart/April 1956/Niece of the above" First volume fronts. with extensive notes concerning the Hart family in the nineteenth century. Very heavy: please ask for shipping if outside the U.K. 
Price: 685.00 GBP
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THE HOLY BIBLE WITH AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE COMMENTARIES OF SCOTT AND HENRY, EADIE, John (ed.)
8 EADIE, John (ed.) THE HOLY BIBLE WITH AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE COMMENTARIES OF SCOTT AND HENRY
Manchester Peter Black Hard Cover 
(The National Comprehensive Family Bible) Not dated, ca. 1870. Thick, large quarto, full dark brown/black leather with lettering and decorations in relief, brass clasps and corners, xv + 1215pp. in double-column + Cyclopedia and Psalms in Metre, all edges gilt, colour chromolitho title and facing illustration, title page printed in red and black, Family Register (with entries), further colour illustrations. Front board starting, but a long way from detaching, some colour loss at inlays under front corner pieces, spine rubbed, consequently going to brown rather than black. Endpapers with usual smudging, plates with foxing, chiefly marginal; tear with some loss at corner of one tissue guard. Brass would benefit from some cleaning. A reasonably good example of its type. Extremely heavy: please ask for shipping if outside the U.K. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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AN OLD TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS [and] A NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS, ELLICOTT, Charles John (ed.)
9 ELLICOTT, Charles John (ed.) AN OLD TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS [and] A NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS
London Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1901 Hard Cover 
Five volumes in three [and] three volumes in two, quarto, uniform polished half-calf, gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. 576pp., 510pp., 529pp., 577pp., 609pp. [and] 563pp., 467pp., 641pp. First volume OT, front board starting near tail of spine, no cords split, and a long way from threatening; a touch of adjacent wear with very minor loss; otherwise all volumes with very minor rubbing, most remarkable at board corners, but even then very mild. All sound throughout, text in double-column, clean. A decent set. Very heavy: please ask for shippng rate if outside the U.K. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes], GOWER, Ronald
10 GOWER, Ronald MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes]
London Kegan, Paul, Trench, & Co. 1883 Hard Cover 
Two volumes, large octavo, rebound in modern red quarter leather, red cloth boards, plain gilt rules and titles; vol. I, engraved portrait fronts., viii + 422pp; vol. II, etched fronts., 384pp., all edges red. Scattered foxing throughout (chiefly marginal), some marginal loss at several leaves, vol. II, either clipped or torn, but without loss of text; a few isolated pencil notes. Bindings clean. A sound, serviceable set. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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THE PASCHAL OR LENT-FAST APOSTOLICAL & PERPETUAL, GUNNING, Peter
11 GUNNING, Peter THE PASCHAL OR LENT-FAST APOSTOLICAL & PERPETUAL
London By R. Norton for Timothy Garthwait 1662 Hard Cover 
"At first Deliver'd in a Sermon preached before His Majesty in Lent, and since enlarged. Wherein the Judgment of Antiquity is laid down. Published by His Majesties Special Command. With an Appendix. containing an Asnwer to the late printed Objections of the Presbyterians against the Fast of Lent." Quarto, vellum with raised bands, foliate gilt decorations at boards and in spine compartments, [10], pp.1-242, 433-542, [8], edges gilt; engraved title page, errata following main text and preceding "A Table of the Names of the Sundays &c." Gilt dulled, with soiling at vellum and endpapers, light smudging at early leaves, margins, and with diagonal corner crease at first dedication leaf with some obscure embossed script between crease at edges; minor inscription at rear endpaper; some creasing through text block, but reasonably clean and crisp. Very sound. Wing G2236, ESTC R5920. 
Price: 625.00 GBP
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GESAMMELTE WERKE [acht banden], HAUPTMANN, Gerhart
12 HAUPTMANN, Gerhart GESAMMELTE WERKE [acht banden]
Berlin Fischer, Verlag Hard Cover 
Eight volumes, octavo, red quarter calf, gilt, marbled boards. Not dated, earllier twentieth-century. Tiny puncture hole at spine of volume 8, a couple of very minor soils at boards. Minimal foxing, minimal wear. A very good, clean set, sound, presentable. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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THE LETTERS OF THE CELEBRATED JUNIUS A MORE COMPLETE EDITION THAN ANY YET PUBLISHED, JUNIUS
13 JUNIUS THE LETTERS OF THE CELEBRATED JUNIUS A MORE COMPLETE EDITION THAN ANY YET PUBLISHED
London N.P. 1783 Hard Cover 
12mo., early tree calf, gilt in six compartments, red labels, gilt borders, marbled endpapers, xii, 263pp., vi, 315pp. Minor blemishes with pinholes at B10 and B11, and contents leaf (ii); minimal foxing; one worm indentation at rear board, vol. II, not penetrating; front board vol. I slightly starting, but far from loose, vol. II rubbed with a touch of loss at head and tail of spine. A sound, presentable set, text blocks reasonably crisp and clean. Ninteenth-century gift inscriptions at title (vol. I), and first contents leaf (vol. II). 
Price: 130.00 GBP
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14 LEIGHTON, Robert THE KIDNAPPING OF PETER CRAY: A STORY OF THE SOUTH SEAS
London Grant Richards 1903 Hard Cover 
Octavo, light blue pictorial cloth, fronts., ix + 324pp., tinted edges, 7 further full-page mono. illustrations. Spine lean, joints a little tender (no detachments), light rubbing/very minor soiling at margin/fore-edge of front board; endpapers browned, internal foxing minimal. Early gift inscription at front paste-down endpaper. A reasonably presentable copy, binding fairly clean and bright. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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OEUVRES DE MOLIÈRE [avec commentaire &c., par Petitot], MOLIÈRE (avec commentaire &c., par Petitot)
15 MOLIÈRE (avec commentaire &c., par Petitot) OEUVRES DE MOLIÈRE [avec commentaire &c., par Petitot]
Paris Librairie de J.-P. Aillaud 1821 Hard Cover 
Six volumes, octavo, full panelled leather with elaborate gilt in compartments and borders, marbled edges and endpapers. Victorian bookplate of M. Callaghan at paste-downs, later bookplate (Duncan Guthrie) at front free endpapers; 426pp., 494pp., 526pp., 516pp., 579pp., 454pp; engraved fronts., vol. I, four further full-page engraved illustrations (in vols. II, IV and V). Some scattered foxing, though not extensive in any volume, and text throughout, like images, reasonably clean. Some discoloration/mottling at centre panels, spines a little dulled and with minor soiling. Light wear only, including a few bumps at extremities, but a good, sound set. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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BLACK AND WHITE [and] BLACK AND WHITE BUDGET [and] BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATED BUDGET [11 volumes in 10], N.A.
16 N.A. BLACK AND WHITE [and] BLACK AND WHITE BUDGET [and] BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATED BUDGET [11 volumes in 10]
London Black and White Publishing Company 1899 Hard Cover 
From volume one, number I, Transvaal Special, to September 17, 1904, all bound in only slightly varying red half-calf, gilt, with contrasting green or black labels. 256 (of 258) issues, lacking only numbers 107 (vol. 6, October 26th., 1901, and number 226 (vol. 10, February 6th., 1904), and the title page and final leaf of number 181 (end of vol. 8, March 28th., 1903). A couple of margins cropped, scattered foxing, nothing particularly heavy, text and illustrations generally very good, slightly more remarkable tanning/foxing at margins of later semi-tone illustration leaves. Light rubbing and very minor soiling at calf, minor soiling at boards, all sound. No special issue covers apparent, but an unusually long, if only slightly broken run in a decent binding, presentable. Extremely heavy. Please ask for shipping details if outside the U.K. 
Price: 575.00 GBP
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ESSAYS FROM
17 N.A. ESSAYS FROM "THE TIMES" BEING A SELECTION FROM THE LITERARY PAPERS, WHICH HAVE APPEARED IN THAT JOURNAL [bound with] A SECOND SERIES OF ESSAYS FROM THE TIMES
London John Murray 1851 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, red half morocco, gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, vi + 310pp; Second Series dated 1854, 338pp. Boards rubbed, more remarkably at edges, text block edges browned, very inextensive foxing, chiefly at endpapers and last few leaves. A sound copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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REIGN OF GEORGE V: REPRESENTATIVE SUBJECTS OF THE KING [two volumes], N.A.
18 N.A. REIGN OF GEORGE V: REPRESENTATIVE SUBJECTS OF THE KING [two volumes]
London Dod's Peerage Publishers 1913 Hard Cover 
Two volumes, thick, large quarto, bevelled full morocco, gilt with gilt decorations including royal crest cornerpieces, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, vol: I, xiv + 215pp., vol. II, xii + 208pp., top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, full-page portrait illustrations. Fairly minor rubbing and bumping at bindings, and with some small white splashes, nothing severe; edges quite browned/foxed, internal scattered foxing and smudging, chiefly marginal, text itself largely free from effects, images still sharp. Stamps of Whiteford House at intervals, so perhaps once briefly in the ownership of the Prince of Wales. (Whiteford House demolished in the same year as publication). All very sound. Extremely heavy, around 11 kilos packed properly. Please ask for shipping rate if outside the U.K. 
Price: 185.00 GBP
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19 N.A. THE COMPREHENSIVE BIBLE; CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS, ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED VERSION, WITH THE VARIOUS READINGS AND MARGINAL NOTES USUALLY PRINTED THEREWITH
London Samuel Bagster and Sons Hard Cover 
Thick quarto, full black morocco, raised bands, vi + 96pp. + 1338pp. + xlv, in double-column, all edges gilt. Fairly light rubbing at spine edges and a little at bands, extremities, corners; very slight internal wear, light foxing at smudging at blanks, text scarcely affected. A sound, quite well-preserved copy. Not dated, morocco/gilt bookplate at front paste-down, "James and Jane Hartley/July 24th. 1848", and early inscription preceding half-title. Very heavy: please ask for shipping rate if outside the U.K. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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THE LIFE AND REMAINS OF HENRY KIRKE WHITE, N.A.
20 N.A. THE LIFE AND REMAINS OF HENRY KIRKE WHITE
London Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1848 Hard Cover 
12mo., full morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, fronts. and extra engraved title, v + 433pp., full-page illustrations, all edges gilt. Scattered foxing, a few illustrations affected, not particularly heavy, text clean; minor rubbing at extremities/spine edges, front board starting slightly. A good copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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