First edition, one of 150 numbered copied, specially bound and signed by the author (this being #76). 8vo. 293pp. Quarter cloth with marbled paper sides, gilt lettered and ruled. The tip of a single corner very gently bumped and just a hint of tanning to the leaf margins. A virtually fine copy. No dust wrapper called for but with the original unprinted tissue protector.
3 volumes, pp265, pp283, pp440. Transcriptions of the Parish Registers of Giggleswick in North Yorkshire, issued to subscribers by the Yorkshire Archaeological Society Parish Register Section between 1984 and 2008. Very good in clean card wrappers, edges spotted and fingermarked, bindings tight and square, spine of volume 3 creased; internally crisp and unmarked. A fascinating resource for genealogy and social history. Extra shipping charges may apply as these are heavy volumes. Please contact C
A 20th Century continental green glass goblet in the 17th Century Dutch taste, with wrythen bucket bowl with applied fins around the base, the large hollow stem also with applied fins merging into the conical foot with applied threading, height 20cm.
A substantial French carriage clock dating to the mid 19th Century. It has a wavy shaped handle and a heavy caste brass casing with a thick bevel edge glass top window. The top has a repeater button to sound the last hour (this was used to tell the time in the dark). The white enamel dial has Roman numerals with five minute numerals and a subsidiary arm dial. The 8 day movement that strikes the hours and halves on a gong and has a lever platform.
Octavo. Original green cloth, title to spine in gilt. Spine and tops of covers sunned, a couple of minor spots to covers. A very good copy. First and signed limited edition, first impression, number 170 of 225 copies, signed by the author. Higginson A33.
Half title, front., vignettes in text, plates; e.ps sl. browned. Uncut in orig. cream paper-covered boards, blocked in black, lettered in red, spine lettered in black; sl. soiled, spine worn & bumped at head & tail, front hinge starting but sound. Mason 316. A collection of five stories first published in May 1888. Including The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend, and The Remarkable Rocket.
A superb lightly tapered vase with a four point pull out rim, the body with four iridescent rendered surface panels. The vase is masterfully hand decorated in raised gilt with flower sprays and hanging leaf and bud chains. Condition: stand wear to the under-base; very small kiln grit mark at the bottom of one panel; minor rubbing to the gilt; nothing further found; indented polished pontil - if you have any questions about this item, contact me. Seller operates a 100% purchase price money back r
1966 World Cup Winners collection comprising signatures of all the winning team (11) on two FDC's plus part album page. Another two covers signed by Alf Ramsey (manager), another signed by 'They think its all over' Kenneth Wolstenholme (match commentator). Finally a World Cup Willie Official postcard used with England Winners stamp on the first day. Superb lot in superb condition.