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Libanus Press.- Evans (George Ewart) Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay

Libanus Press.- Evans (George Ewart) Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay, number VI of LVI special copies with additional suite of engravings, wood-engravings by Harry Brockway, Anthony Christmas, David Gentleman, Miriam Macgregor, Howard Phipps, Peter Reddick & George Tute, original morocco-backed patterned-paper boards, additional suite all numbered and signed in pencil, stitched in original wrappers, together in slip-case, printed at the Libanus Press for Ploughmans Parrot Press, 1999 § Kociejowski (Marius, editor) The Testament of Charlotte B, out-of-series specially-bound copy, from an edition limited to 220 (50 specially-bound), illustrations by Richard Shirley Smith, original russet morocco, uncut, Marlborough, Libanus Press, 1988, 8vo (2), Libanus Press.- Evans (George Ewart), Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay, , number VI of LVI special copies with additional suite of engravings, wood-engravings by Harry Brockway, Anthony Christmas, David Gentleman, Miriam Macgregor, Howard Phipps, Peter Reddick & George Tute, original morocco-backed patterned-paper boards, additional suite all numbered and signed in pencil, stitched in original wrappers, together in slip-case, printed at the Libanus Press for Ploughmans Parrot Press, 1999 § Kociejowski (Marius, editor, ) The Testament of Charlotte B, out-of-series specially-bound copy, from an edition limited to 220 (50 specially-bound), illustrations by Richard Shirley Smith, original russet morocco, uncut, Marlborough, Libanus Press, 1988, 8vo, (2)Read more

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Europe.- Paget (John) Hungary and Transylvania, 2 vol., first edition

Europe.- Paget (John) Hungary and Transylvania, 2 vol., first edition, engraved portrait, folding hand-coloured engraved map, one engraved and 2 lithograph plates, wood-engraved illustrations, contemporary polished tree calf, gilt, spines richly gilt but faded, 1839 § Bury (Lady Charlotte) The Three Great Sanctuaries of Tuscany, Valombrosa, Camaldoli, Laverna..., additional etched title, engraved portrait, 6 sepia-printed aquatint plates, some foxing, contemporary blue half calf with gilt-lettered red morocco label to upper cover, 1833 § Wilson (Rev. S.S.) A Narrative of the Greek Mission; or, Sixteen Years in Malta and Greece, first edition, Baxter-printed colour frontispiece (detached), upper hinge broken, original cloth, spine torn, 1839 § Price (Edward) Norway. Views of Wild Scenery: and Journal, first edition, 21 fine mezzotint plates, tissue guards, occasional foxing, contemporary (?original) cloth, 1834; and 11 others, European travel, v.s. (16), Europe.- Paget (John), Hungary and Transylvania, , 2 vol., first edition, , engraved portrait, folding hand-coloured engraved map, one engraved and 2 lithograph plates, wood-engraved illustrations, contemporary polished tree calf, gilt, spines richly gilt but faded, 1839 § Bury (, Lady, Charlotte) The Three Great Sanctuaries of Tuscany, Valombrosa, Camaldoli, Laverna..., additional etched title, engraved portrait, 6 sepia-printed aquatint plates, some foxing, contemporary blue half calf with gilt-lettered red morocco label to upper cover, 1833 § Wilson (, Rev, . S.S.) A Narrative of the Greek Mission; or, Sixteen Years in Malta and Greece, Baxter-printed colour frontispiece (detached), upper hinge broken, original cloth, spine torn, 1839 § Price (Edward) Norway. Views of Wild Scenery: and Journal, 21 fine mezzotint plates, tissue guards, occasional foxing, contemporary (?original) cloth, 1834; and 11 others, European travel, v.s. (16)Read more

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Catholic Church.- Agenda sive Benedictionale commune agendorum cuilibet

Catholic Church.- Agenda sive Benedictionale commune agendorum cuilibet pastori ecclesie necessarium, printed in red and black, Gothic type, large maiblumen initial, musical notation, early ink marginalia and notes to rear pastedown, lacking A1 & 8 and L8, a couple of ff. loose, water-stained, some spotting, contemporary blind-stamped pigskin-backed wooden boards, lacking 1 metal claps, cover detached, backstrip worn, [VD16 A624], Basel, Jakob Wolff of Pforzheim, 1518; and 5 others, Continental, small 4to et infra (6) ⁂ Rare. VD 16 lists only 3 copies. Provenance: 'Heripolens' (early ink inscription to head of f.II; gift inscription to front free endpaper from William Keane, vicar of Whitby to R.J. Marshall, dated 13th March, 1857. Catholic Church.-, Agenda sive Benedictionale commune agendorum cuilibet pastori ecclesie necessarium, , printed in red and black, Gothic type, large maiblumen initial, musical notation, early ink marginalia and notes to rear pastedown, lacking A1 & 8 and L8, a couple of ff. loose, water-stained, some spotting, contemporary blind-stamped pigskin-backed wooden boards, lacking 1 metal claps, cover detached, backstrip worn, [VD16 A624], Basel, Jakob Wolff of Pforzheim, , 1518; and 5 others, Continental, small 4to et infra, (6), ⁂ Rare. VD 16 lists only 3 copies. Provenance: 'Heripolens' (early ink inscription to head of f.II; gift inscription to front free endpaper from William Keane, vicar of Whitby to R.J. Marshall, dated 13th March, 1857Read more

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Economics.- Ricardo (David) On the Principles of Political Economy

Economics.- Ricardo (David) On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation, first edition, occasional light foxing and soiling, without the publisher's advertisements at end, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, joints cracking and a little rubbed, [PMM 277; Goldsmith 21734; Kress B7029], 8vo, John Murray, 1817. ⁂ An excellent copy of Ricardo's key work on Economics. "The fundamental ground-work of thePrinciplesis based on the theory that, given free competition in trade, the exchange value of commodities will be determined by the amount of labour expended in production: not a wholly original thesis, nor one capable of absolute expression, but one which was given new force by the theory of distribution with whichRicardo reinforced it. This has been summarized thus: 'the demand for food determines the margin of cultivation; this margin determines rent; the amount necessary to maintain the labourer determines wages; the difference between the amount produced by a given quantity of labour determines profit'" (PMM). Economics.- Ricardo (David), On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation, first edition, , occasional light foxing and soiling, without the publisher's advertisements at end, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, joints cracking and a little rubbed, [PMM 277; Goldsmith 21734; Kress B7029], 8vo, John Murray, 1817. ⁂, An excellent copy of Ricardo's key work on Economics, . "The fundamental ground-work of the, Principles, is based on the theory that, given free competition in trade, the exchange value of commodities will be determined by the amount of labour expended in production: not a wholly original thesis, nor one capable of absolute expression, but one which was given new force by the theory of distribution with which, Ricardo, reinforced it. This has been summarized thus: 'the demand for food determines the margin of cultivation; this margin determines rent; the amount necessary to maintain the labourer determines wages; the difference between the amount produced by a given quantity of labour determines profit'" (PMM)Read more

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Johnson (Samuel).- Boswell (James) The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Johnson (Samuel).- Boswell (James) The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., 3 vol., second edition (first 8vo edition), engraved portrait and 2 folding facsimiles, vol.1 with leaf *c3 'Additional Corrections' not always found, 16pp. publisher's catalogue at end of vol.3 but lacking blank Zz5 (as often), occasional foxing, engraved bookplate of Alexr. Campbell Esq. of Gatcomb House with contemporary note in ink "bought at Gatcomb sale July 1803 £1.18s" on front free endpaper, bookseller's ticket of Dury of Southampton, contemporary tree calf, a little rubbed, rebacked preserving old gilt spines with green and red roan labels, [Rothschild 468], 8vo, by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, 1793. Johnson (Samuel).- Boswell (James), The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., 3 vol., second edition (first 8vo edition), engraved portrait and 2 folding facsimiles, vol.1 with leaf *c3 'Additional Corrections' not always found, 16pp. publisher's catalogue at end of vol.3 but lacking blank Zz5 (as often), occasional foxing, engraved bookplate of Alexr. Campbell Esq. of Gatcomb House with contemporary note in ink "bought at Gatcomb sale July 1803 £1.18s" on front free endpaper, bookseller's ticket of Dury of Southampton, contemporary tree calf, a little rubbed, rebacked preserving old gilt spines with green and red roan labels, [Rothschild 468], 8vo, by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, 1793Read more

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Banksy (b.1974) Bomb Middle England
Banksy (b.1974) Bomb Middle England Screenprint in colours, 2003, numbered from the edition of 500 in pencil, on wove paper, printed and published by Pictures on Walls, London, the full sheet, 347 x 985mm (13 5/8 x 38 3/4in). This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control Office. Banksy (b.1974), Bomb Middle England, Screenprint in colours, 2003, numbered from the edition of 500 in pencil, on wove paper, printed and published by Pictures on Walls, London, the full sheet, 347 x 985mm (13 5/8 x 38 3/4in). This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control Office Forum Auctions
Waugh (Evelyn) Rossetti: His Life and Works, 1928.
Waugh (Evelyn) Rossetti: His Life and Works, first edition, frontispiece portrait and 7 plates, some minor scattered spotting to fore-edge, original cloth, some minor bumping to spine ends and corners, dust-jacket, darkened at spine and head of panels, short closed tear to head of lower panel and of upper fore-edge, surface soiling, still a near-fine copy overall, preserved in custom slip-case, 8vo, 1928. ⁂ An excellent example of Waugh's first commercial publication. Rossetti generally received favourable reviews although it was subject to a harsh critique by an anonymous reviewer (in fact T. Sturge Moore) in the Times Literary Supplement, in which Waugh was infamously referred to as "a dainty Miss of the Sixties". Waugh (Evelyn) Rossetti: His Life and Works, first edition, , frontispiece portrait and 7 plates, some minor scattered spotting to fore-edge, original cloth, some minor bumping to spine ends and corners, dust-jacket, darkened at spine and head of panels, short closed tear to head of lower panel and of upper fore-edge, surface soiling, still a near-fine copy overall, preserved in custom slip-case, 8vo, 1928. ⁂, An excellent example of Waugh's first commercial publication, . Rossetti, generally received favourable reviews although it was subject to a harsh critique by an anonymous reviewer (in fact T. Sturge Moore) in the, Times Literary Supplement, in which Waugh was infamously referred to as "a dainty Miss of the Sixties" Forum Auctions
Priscianus. Libri Omnes, 1527.
Priscianus. Libri Omnes, woodcut printers device to title and to verso of colophon f., with final blank, initial spaces with guide-letter, faded early ink marginalia, water-stained at head, occasional light foxing or spotting, 19th century half vellum, lightly soiled, [Adams P2113; Ahmanson-Murphy 243; Renouard, Alde, 103:2; EDIT 16 CNCE 47512], small 4to, [Venice], [House of Aldus & Andrea Torresani], May, 1527. ⁂ Priscian's work was the standard Latin grammar in schools up to the sixtenth century. It is important for its preservation of numerous fragments from Cato, Varro, and Lucilius, amongst others, which otherwise would have been lost. Priscianus. Libri Omnes, woodcut printer, s device to title and to verso of colophon f., with final blank, initial spaces with guide-letter, faded early ink marginalia, water-stained at head, occasional light foxing or spotting, 19, th, century half vellum, lightly soiled, [Adams P2113; Ahmanson-Murphy 243; Renouard, Alde, 103:2; EDIT 16 CNCE 47512], small 4to, [Venice], [House of Aldus & Andrea Torresani], May, 1527. ⁂ Priscian's work was the standard Latin grammar in schools up to the sixtenth century. It is important for its preservation of numerous fragments from Cato, Varro, and Lucilius, amongst others, which otherwise would have been lost Forum Auctions
Planning.- Goecke (Theodor) & Camillo Sitte, eds. Der Staedtebau.
Planning.- Goecke (Theodor) & Camillo Sitte, editors. Der Staedtebau. Monatsschrift, vol.1-11 including Index to vol.1-10, vol.1-6 original decorated cloth, roan spine labels, vol.7-11 contemporary cloth, all rubbed or worn, early vol. a little spotted with some joints split, the last few vol. damp-stained at edges, 1904-14; Städtebau: Monatshefte für Stadtbaukunst Städtisches Verkehrs-Park-und-Siedlungswesen, edited by Werner Hegemann, Jahrgang 1925-1928 bound in 3 vol., some browning, first leaf of 1925 vol. torn at inner margin, contemporary vellum-backed boards, 1925-28; Wasmuth's Monatshefte Baukunst & Städtebau, 12 original parts, original printed wrappers, browned, spines a little worn, 1930; Monatshefte für Baukunst und Städtebau, XXIII. Jahrgang, contemporary cloth, 1939, plates and illustrations, some folding, rubbed, Berlin, Ernest Wasmuth; and individual parts 3-12 of Jahrgang 1926, 4to (36), Planning.- Goecke (Theodor) & Camillo Sitte, editors. Der Staedtebau. Monatsschrift, , vol.1-11 including Index to vol.1-10, , vol.1-6 original decorated cloth, roan spine labels, vol.7-11 contemporary cloth, all rubbed or worn, early vol. a little spotted with some joints split, the last few vol. damp-stained at edges, 1904-14; Städtebau: Monatshefte für Stadtbaukunst Städtisches Verkehrs-Park-und-Siedlungswesen, edited by Werner Hegemann, Jahrgang 1925-1928 bound in 3 vol., some browning, first leaf of 1925 vol. torn at inner margin, contemporary vellum-backed boards, 1925-28; Wasmuth's Monatshefte Baukunst & Städtebau, 12 original parts, original printed wrappers, browned, spines a little worn, 1930; Monatshefte für Baukunst und Städtebau, XXIII. Jahrgang, contemporary cloth, 1939, plates and illustrations, some folding, rubbed, Berlin, Ernest Wasmuth, ; and individual parts 3-12 of Jahrgang 1926, 4to, (36) Forum Auctions
Australia.- , A Collection of Voyages to the Southern Hemisphere, 1788.
Australia.- Callendar (John) A Collection of Voyages to the Southern Hemisphere, 2 vol., vol.1 title facsimile, some foxing and staining, contemporary tree calf, vol.1 rebacked, preserving majority of original gilt backstrip, vol.2 upper cover nearly detached, lower joint splitting, but holding, both vol. corners worn, rubbed, [Renard 271; Sabin 10053; Not in Ferguson, Hill, Spence, Pethterick or Kroepelien], 8vo, Printed for the editor, and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1788. ⁂ A rare edition (not in BL) of Callendar's Terra Australis Cognita, originally issued as three volumes. 'The number of copies of this issue must have been small and it is rarely encountered' (Renard). The final section includes Callendar's essay 'Advantages from the forming of Colonies in the Terra Australis', which has been described as 'the fundamental proposal for the first European settlement of the Southern Continent'. Australia.- Callendar (John), A Collection of Voyages to the Southern Hemisphere, , 2 vol., vol.1 title facsimile, some foxing and staining, contemporary tree calf, vol.1 rebacked, preserving majority of original gilt backstrip, vol.2 upper cover nearly detached, lower joint splitting, but holding, both vol. corners worn, rubbed, [Renard 271; Sabin 10053; Not in Ferguson, Hill, Spence, Pethterick or Kroepelien], 8vo, Printed for the editor, and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1788. ⁂ A rare edition (not in BL) of Callendar's, Terra Australis Cognita, , originally issued as three volumes. 'The number of copies of this issue must have been small and it is rarely encountered' (Renard). The final section includes Callendar's essay 'Advantages from the forming of Colonies in the Terra Australis', which has been described as 'the fundamental proposal for the first European settlement of the Southern Continent' Forum Auctions

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