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  • To The Last Man by GREY, Zane
    GREY, Zane
    To The Last Man

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. Reprint, in original illustrated dust jacket. 256 pp. 190 by 130 mm (7½ by 5 inches).

    Condition: Dust jacket has 'coffee cup' stain to front, and toning to endpapers. Overall in a good condition.

    Book ID: 2080
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  • Toute la Flandre. Les villes à pignons. by VERHAEREN, Émile
    VERHAEREN, Émile
    Toute la Flandre. Les villes à pignons.

    Bruxelles: Edmond Deman, 1910. First edition. Original soft covers, with beautiful decoration, and vignette illustrations inside by Theo Van Rysselberghe. Text in Dutch. Covers have a little sun fading / toning, and the very tip of the two bottom corners has been lost. Otherwise the book is in a very good condition, both inside and out. 132 [2] pages. 235 x 160 mm (9¼ x 6¼ inches). Première édition. Couvertures souples originales, avec une belle décoration, et des illustrations de vignettes à l'intérieur par Theo Van Rysselberghe. Texte en néerlandais. Les couvertures ont un peu de décoloration / virage au soleil, et la pointe même des deux coins inférieurs a été perdue. Sinon, le livre est en très bon…

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    Bruxelles: Edmond Deman, 1910. First edition. Original soft covers, with beautiful decoration, and vignette illustrations inside by Theo Van Rysselberghe. Text in Dutch. Covers have a little sun fading / toning, and the very tip of the two bottom corners has been lost. Otherwise the book is in a very good condition, both inside and out. 132 [2] pages. 235 x 160 mm (9¼ x 6¼ inches). Première édition. Couvertures souples originales, avec une belle décoration, et des illustrations de vignettes à l'intérieur par Theo Van Rysselberghe. Texte en néerlandais. Les couvertures ont un peu de décoloration / virage au soleil, et la pointe même des deux coins inférieurs a été perdue. Sinon, le livre est en très bon état, tant à l'intérieur qu'à l'extérieur. 132 [2] pages. 235 x 160 mm

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    Book ID: 2695
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  • Twelve Summer Poems of 1962. by SITWELL, Sacheverell
    SITWELL, Sacheverell
    Twelve Summer Poems of 1962. A limited, signed copy

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Privately printed: 1962. A lovely copy of this privately printed collection of poems. Spotless yellow card wrappers (now protected in a translucent glassine wrapper). One of ten copies numbered and signed by Sitwell for friends. This is copy 1/10. Internally clean and tidy throughout.

    Book ID: 1981
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  • Twin Sombreros by GREY, Zane
    GREY, Zane
    Twin Sombreros

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1952. Reprint, in original illustrated dust jacket. 288 pp. 190 by 130 mm (7½ by 5 inches).

    Condition: Toning to endpapers, otherwise in a very good condition.

    Book ID: 2079
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  • Private edition - limited to 50 copies!
    Two Loves and other poems by DOUGLAS, Lord Alfred
    DOUGLAS, Lord Alfred
    Two Loves and other poems

    Maastricht: Privately printed [AAM Stols], 1928. Limited private copy. Not for commercial sale. Original blue paper cover with glued title vignette to front. Printed in Garamond Roman and Italic type on Dutch Antique paper in September 1928. The edition is limited to fifty copies. Some pages uncut. 22, (2) pp. 250 x 175 mm (9¾ x 7 inches). Lord Alfred Douglas (1870 - 1945) published several collections of poetry. Known by his nickname 'Bosie,' he was a friend (and lover) of Oscar Wilde. The poem 'Two Loves' includes the now infamous line: "The love that dare not speak its name".

    Condition: Paper covers have edge wear, and darkening along spine. Rear has some red staining; what appears to be damp transference from another book. Inside flat of paper cover has a small newspaper cutting with book details on it. FFEP has a small brown strip of toning on it. Internally the book is in an excellent condition, with the merest of darkening to the page extremities.

    Book ID: 2619
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  • Ulysse. by JOYCE, James
    JOYCE, James
    Ulysse. Traduction française intégrale de Auguste Morel, assisté par Stuart Gilbert entièrement revue par Valery Larbaud e l'Auteur.

    Paris: Gallimard. Softback covers. Third edition printed in October 1930. 3,000 copies - unnumbered. Text in French. Covers and pages age toned, but all in a very good condition. Some pages uncut at top edge. 870 pages. 210 x 145 mm (8¼ x 5¾ inches). Couvertures souples. Troisième édition imprimée en octobre 1930. 3000 exemplaires - non numérotés. Texte en français. Couvertures et pages vieillies, mais le tout en très bon état. Certaines pages non coupées en haut. 870 pages. 210 x 145 mm

    Book ID: 2644
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  • Vathek Conte Arabe by BECKFORD, William
    BECKFORD, William
    Vathek Conte Arabe Precede de Beckford ou Le Demon de Fables par G. Jean-Aubry

    Edition: First Thus

    Paris: Les Esemplaires: 1928. Limited edition 18/99 - original French edition, in dust wrapper. Although the title states 1928, the colophon dates this to March 1931 and says that the date of 1928 was the Oxford University publication. Barcham Green & Co paper. Top edge gilt - remaining edges rough cut. The dust wrapper is clean, with a little darkening to the spine. A couple of spots, and a tear to the front fold. loss of about 1 inch to the base of the wrapper. Now covered in archival acetate. The boards are clean and tidy, with a touch of darkening to the base of the spine (where the wrapper is missing) only. Overall an excellent copy. XXXI pp (introduction)-338…

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    Paris: Les Esemplaires: 1928. Limited edition 18/99 - original French edition, in dust wrapper. Although the title states 1928, the colophon dates this to March 1931 and says that the date of 1928 was the Oxford University publication. Barcham Green & Co paper. Top edge gilt - remaining edges rough cut. The dust wrapper is clean, with a little darkening to the spine. A couple of spots, and a tear to the front fold. loss of about 1 inch to the base of the wrapper. Now covered in archival acetate. The boards are clean and tidy, with a touch of darkening to the base of the spine (where the wrapper is missing) only. Overall an excellent copy. XXXI pp (introduction)-338 pp. Edition limitée 18/99 - édition originale française, sous emballage anti-poussière. Bien que le titre indique 1928, le colophon date de mars 1931 et indique que la date de 1928 était la publication de l'Université d'Oxford. Papier Barcham Green & Co. Bord supérieur doré - bords restants coupés grossièrement. L'emballage de la poussière est propre, avec un peu d'assombrissement à la colonne vertébrale. Quelques taches et une déchirure sur le pli avant. perte d'environ 1 pouce à la base de l'emballage. Maintenant recouvert d'acétate d'archives. Les planches sont propres et bien rangées, avec une touche de noircissement à la base du dos (là où la couverture est manquante) seulement. Dans l'ensemble un excellent exemplaire. XXXI pp (introduction)-338 pp.

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    Book ID: 1885
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  • Vingt-cinq poèmes de la Tour du Vent. Avec 6 lithographies originaux de Louis Roger. by BRIANT, Théophile
    BRIANT, Théophile
    Vingt-cinq poèmes de la Tour du Vent. Avec 6 lithographies originaux de Louis Roger.

    Paris: Les Exemplaires / Mourlot Frères, 1955. First edition. Limited to only 99 copies, printed on beautiful 'velin du Marais' paper. This is # 2, printed for Monsieur M.B.B. Nieuwkerk. Initialed in ink by Fernand Fleuret, founder of the Société "Les Exemplaires". In softback handmade paper covers, as issued, and contained in original board slipcase. Cardboard slipcase has rubbing and browning. Paper on spine is a little browned. Paper covers have light spotting. Inside the book, the work is a spotless example. 61 pages. 280 x 195 mm (11 x 7¾ inches). Première édition. Limité à seulement 99 exemplaires, imprimé sur un beau papier 'velin du Marais'. Ceci est le #2, imprimé pour Monsieur M.B.B. Nieuwkerk. Paraphé à l'encre…

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    Paris: Les Exemplaires / Mourlot Frères, 1955. First edition. Limited to only 99 copies, printed on beautiful 'velin du Marais' paper. This is # 2, printed for Monsieur M.B.B. Nieuwkerk. Initialed in ink by Fernand Fleuret, founder of the Société "Les Exemplaires". In softback handmade paper covers, as issued, and contained in original board slipcase. Cardboard slipcase has rubbing and browning. Paper on spine is a little browned. Paper covers have light spotting. Inside the book, the work is a spotless example. 61 pages. 280 x 195 mm (11 x 7¾ inches). Première édition. Limité à seulement 99 exemplaires, imprimé sur un beau papier 'velin du Marais'. Ceci est le #2, imprimé pour Monsieur M.B.B. Nieuwkerk. Paraphé à l'encre par Fernand Fleuret, fondateur de la Société "Les Exemplaires". Dans des couvertures en papier fait main souples, telles qu'elles sont émises, et contenues dans un étui en carton d'origine. L'étui en carton présente des frottements et des brunissements. Le papier au dos est un peu bruni. Les couvertures en papier ont des taches claires. À l'intérieur du livre, l'œuvre est un exemple sans tache. 61 pages. 280 x 195 mm

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    Book ID: 2680
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  • Glorious Doré engravings
    Vivien, illustrated by Gustave Doré by TENNYSON, Alfred
    TENNYSON, Alfred
    Vivien, illustrated by Gustave Doré

    London: Edward Moxon & Co, 1867. First edition. Original blue buckram with gilt titles and design to the front board. The boards have been strengthened to the corners and spine with an archival tape. Clean but with a touch of rubbing to the edges, a little marking to the rear panel. Half title, title, 9 full page illustrations. The text is mainly clean and tidy, with darkening to the half title. Some light foxing throughout. An attractive copy. This was later published as part of the "Idylls of the King". [6], 49, [1]. pp. 430 x 310 mm (17 x 12¼ inches).

    Book ID: 2827
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  • Voyages de Gulliver by [SWIFT, Jonathon].
    [SWIFT, Jonathon].
    Voyages de Gulliver

    Paris: Alphonse Leclère, 1860. Two volumes in four parts. Binding signed by L. LOISELLIER, Full morocco, triple gold framing thread on the plates, back decorated with five raised bands, golden interior lace, marbled paper guards, golden edges. Reprint of the edition Didot's edition of 1797, printed on Holland and limited to 150 numbered copies (n ° 15). Illustrated with 10 engravings drawn by LEFEBVRE and engraved by MASQUELIER. A lovely copy of this work, without significant flaws. The engraved plates have a good impression. xxxv, 151 pp.; pp. 153-307; 148 pp.; pp. 149-358, [2] pp. 160 x 100 mm (6¼ x 4 inches). Deux tomes en quatre parties. Reliure signée de L. LOISELLIER, Plein maroquin, triple fil d'encadrement doré…

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    Paris: Alphonse Leclère, 1860. Two volumes in four parts. Binding signed by L. LOISELLIER, Full morocco, triple gold framing thread on the plates, back decorated with five raised bands, golden interior lace, marbled paper guards, golden edges. Reprint of the edition Didot's edition of 1797, printed on Holland and limited to 150 numbered copies (n ° 15). Illustrated with 10 engravings drawn by LEFEBVRE and engraved by MASQUELIER. A lovely copy of this work, without significant flaws. The engraved plates have a good impression. xxxv, 151 pp.; pp. 153-307; 148 pp.; pp. 149-358, [2] pp. 160 x 100 mm (6¼ x 4 inches). Deux tomes en quatre parties. Reliure signée de L. LOISELLIER, Plein maroquin, triple fil d'encadrement doré sur les plats, dos orné de cinq nerfs, galon intérieur doré, gardes papier marbré, tranches dorées. Réimpression de l'édition Didot's edition de 1797, imprimée sur Hollande et limitée à 150 exemplaires numérotés (n°15). Illustré de 10 gravures dessinées par LEFEBVRE et gravées par MASQUELIER. Bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage, sans défauts notables. Les plaques gravées font bonne impression. xxxv, 151 pages ; p. 153-307; 148 pages ; pp. 149-358, [2] pp. 160 x 100 mm

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    Book ID: 2539
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  • Voyages Extraordinaires: L'île à Hélice by VERNE, Jules
    VERNE, Jules
    Voyages Extraordinaires: L'île à Hélice

    Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie, s.d, [1895]. First thus. This beautiful style of colour illustrated binding (with a glued portrait to the front board) includes gilt stamped decorations and gilt titles to front and spine. Spine also has an image of a lighthouse. 80 illustrations by L. Benett, including 12 full page chromolithographic plates, a colour map, and two other maps in b/w. All edges gilt. Text in French. [iv], 423 pp., 8pp. (publisher's catalogue for 1895). Spine has some fading, and the cloth is just beginning to split at the head and tail. The half-title has some weakness to the inside. Light sporadic foxing throughout. A complete and very good copy. 280 x 190 mm (11 x 7½…

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    Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie, s.d, [1895]. First thus. This beautiful style of colour illustrated binding (with a glued portrait to the front board) includes gilt stamped decorations and gilt titles to front and spine. Spine also has an image of a lighthouse. 80 illustrations by L. Benett, including 12 full page chromolithographic plates, a colour map, and two other maps in b/w. All edges gilt. Text in French. [iv], 423 pp., 8pp. (publisher's catalogue for 1895). Spine has some fading, and the cloth is just beginning to split at the head and tail. The half-title has some weakness to the inside. Light sporadic foxing throughout. A complete and very good copy. 280 x 190 mm (11 x 7½ inches). D'abord ainsi. Ce beau style de reliure illustrée en couleurs (avec un portrait collé au recto) comprend des décorations estampées dorées et des titres dorés au recto et au dos. La colonne vertébrale a également une image d'un phare. 80 illustrations de L. Benett, dont 12 planches chromolithographiques à pleine page, une carte en couleurs et deux autres cartes en n/b. Tous les bords dorés. Texte en français. [iv], 423 p., 8 p. (catalogue de l'éditeur pour 1895). La colonne vertébrale a une certaine décoloration et le tissu commence tout juste à se fendre au niveau de la tête et de la queue. Le faux-titre a une certaine faiblesse à l'intérieur. Légères rousseurs sporadiques partout. Un exemplaire complet et très bon. 280 x 190mm

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    Book ID: 2617
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  • Vue intérieure du théâtre hollandais, a la représentation de la tragédie de Gysbert d'Amstel, Sujet national. by E. Maaskamp
    E. Maaskamp
    Vue intérieure du théâtre hollandais, a la représentation de la tragédie de Gysbert d'Amstel, Sujet national.

    Amsterdam: Magazin des Arts au Dam No.1, 1815. Original sepia aquatint under cream passe-partout. Taken from the book: Nouvelle statistique historique d'Amsterdam, by E. Maaskamp, and published in 1815. In very good condition. 180 x 205 mm (7 x 8 inches). Aquatinte sépia originale sous passe-partout crème. Tiré du livre : Nouvelle statistique historique d'Amsterdam, par E. Maaskamp, et publié en 1815. En très bon état. 180 x 205 mm

    Book ID: 3002
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  • Wordsworth's Poems for the Young by WORDSWORTH, William
    WORDSWORTH, William
    Wordsworth's Poems for the Young With fifty illustrations by John Macwhirter and John Pettie and a vignette by J. E. Millais. Engraved by the Dalziel brothers

    London: Alexander Strahan & Co, 1863. Nice copy of this first issue. decorated and blind stamped boards. A touch of handling. There is some light white staining to the boards. Brown end papers with gift inscription. Attractive work with engravings throughout. A light foxing intermittently throughout. 92 pages +10 page ads. 195 by 155mm (7¾ by 6 inches).

    Book ID: 2426
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