[London]: The Library of Imperial History in association with Charles Scribner's Sons and the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd... Read More about The Collected Works of
New York: Liveright, Inc, Publishers, [October, 1932]. Black and Gold Library Edition. Read More about Much Loved Books. Best Sellers of the Ages
Elliot Stock, 1880. First edition of this imprint. A photographic facsimile, reproduced on hand-made deckle-edge paper, with an interesting introduction. "One of the best facsimiles ever executed" - Westwood & Satchell. Read More about A Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. Being a facsimile reproduction of the first book on the...
London: Rowland Ward Ltd, 1962. One of a small number of copies specially bound. Bound in Lion Skin. Read More about Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game. XIth Edition (Africa
[London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1807]. A handsome volume of proofs of 81 of the 94 wood engravings for Scripture Illustrated (London, 1807). Three of the cuts — nos. 48, 49 & 51 — were cut by Bewick. With an autograph note from a British Museum curator identifying the work..... Read More about Bound volume of proof wood engravings to Scripture Illustrated
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, [n.d., c. 1850]. The Book of Common Prayer is inscribed, "Frances Mary Henrietta Hawkesworth from her affectionate Godfather Rich. S. Hawkesworth 27th August" [18??] (The year has been effaced). A beautiful set. Read More about The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments [with] The Book of Common Prayer
Cambridge: Printed by John Field Printer to ye Universitie, 1661. Read More about The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New [Without New Testament
Birmingham: John Baskerville, Printer to the University, 1763. The third variant of the Subscriber's list, with the most names, ending with that of the Hon. Charles York, Esq, Attorney General. Baskerville's Masterpiece, in Staggemeier & Welcher Binding. The 1763 edition of Baskerville's Bible has always been recognised as his masterpiece..... Read More about The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues...
Rheims: John Fogny, 1582. First Catholic Bible (New Testament) in English. THE FIRST ROMAN CATHOLIC NEW TESTAMENT IN ENGLISH. Very scarce first edition of the important Rheims New Testament, the first Roman Catholic version in English, translated from the Vulgate.Like the Geneva Bible, the Rheims New Testament was "produced by..... Read More about The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English, out of the authentical...
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1903. An Arts and Craft binding by one E.W., who is perhaps the American Ellen Woolrich. She exhibited her bindings in the 1903 Arts & Craft Exhibition Society show (cf. Tidcombe, Women Bookbinders, p. 173). Read More about Bacon [The Essays of Bacon
Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1842. Servant's Hall, Windsor Castle. Read More about Mesopotamia and Assyria from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
ca. 1803-1814. A fine binding from the shop of the French-born Auguste Marie, Comte de Caumont, dating from his period at 1 Frith Street, which he occupied from 1803-1814. It is generally accepted that de Caumont was not himself a binder, but rather managed the shop, tended to customers and..... Read More about Commonplace book of original drawings, engravings and transcribed poetry
Oxford: D. Prince et J. Cooke, 1781. Fine neo-classical binding in the style, and contemporary with, the Edwards of Halifax, with a charming fore-edge fishing scene. Read More about Miscellanea Critica. Iterum Edita. Curavit, et Appendicem Adnotationis Addidit Thomas Burgess
London: C. Clarke, 1805. Nouvelle Edition, réimprimée après celle de Didot. In Contemporary Red Morocco Binding. Read More about Les Adventures de Telemaque / Avventure di Telemaco. Facing texts in French and Italian
London: Printed for W. Baynes, 1823. Later edition. Read More about The Life of Cicero
London: Geo: Lawford, Saville Passage. Printed by J. Johnson, 1833. "Third edition" In Regency-Style Binding by John Mackenzie. Splendid set of Northcote in bindings by this London craftsman (cf. Spawn & Kinsella, TICKETED BOOKBINDERS FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN, #s 485 & 486), who was active from 1803 -1833. Read More about One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected
London: J. Debrett, 1791. Fine Emblematic Rococco Binding. Read More about The Royal Kalendar; or Complete and Correct Annual Register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and...
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1905. First edition. A stunning Fazakerley binding in absolutely fine condition, each fore-edge decorated with three brilliantly executed miniature watercolors of the following works: (vol. I) Rome, after J.M.W. Turner; The Lady of Shallott, after William Holman Hunt; Venice, after Turner (vol II) Lake Geneva..... Read More about Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
London: John Van Voorst, 1843. Mulready, William. First edition thus. The Publisher’s Copy. Publisher John Van Voorst’s copy, with his booklabel — and according to his note on the flyleaf, a “Very superior copy, one of two selected by the Artist, Mulready, from the sheets. J.V.V.” With an autograph note by..... Read More about The Vicar of Wakefield
London: T. Burton, 1796. First edition, second issue (with errata printed on verso of title). The Glorious First of June in a Kalthoeber Binding. A prospectus of sorts for A.C. De Poggi’s two engraved scenes, after paintings by Robert Cleveley, of the events of June 1st, 1794, with an account..... Read More about Narrative of the Proceedings of His Majesty’s Fleet, Under the Command of Earl Howe, from the...
Dublin: Printed for George Mullens, Temple-Bar, 1815. Large Paper Copy. "The present very limited impression of Lord Castlehaven's Memoirs-is taken from the edition of 1684." Large Paper in Signed Mullen Binding. Read More about The Earl of Castlehaven's Review; Or, His Memoirs of His Engagement and Carriage in the Irish...
London: Chapman & Hall, Strand, . Baxter, George. First edition. Eleven “Baxter Prints” in Publisher’s Deluxe Binding. “Baxter's most distinguished work in the field of book illustration" (Friedman). George Baxter developed a novel method of color printing that achieved a richness of color and tone ideally suited for the reproduction..... Read More about The Pictorial Album; or, Cabinet of Paintings for the Year 1837
London: Ingraham, Cooke, & Co, 1853. Second edition. Read More about A Visit to Iceland and the Scandanavian North. Translated from the German of … with numerous...
London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. First edition. A choice copy in a contemporary Scottish binding by Carss, a binder who Dibdin admired and described as “the favourite bookbinder among the cognoscenti of Glasgow.” The extra plates by Corbould originally appeared in the Pocket Magazine of Classic..... Read More about Lalla Rookh
London: 1809. Fifth edition, corrected. Moore Family Copy, Bound by Samuel Welcher. A narrative of General Moore’s campaign against the French during the Napoleonic wars in Spain, in a fine binding by Samuel Welcher. Moore (1761-1809) was killed during the battle at Coruña, his army exhausted, badly outnumbered and short..... Read More about A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by His Excellency...
London: George G. Harrap & Co, . Brock, C.E. ‘Pickwick’ in Fine Onlaid Binding. Read More about The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club