CANNING, George (1770-1827)
Speeches delivered by the Rt. Hon. George Canning, at the public celebration of his third return to Parliament for the Town of Liverpool, June 29, 1818. (Canning’s copy, accompanied by his autograph note presenting the book to an unidentified woman)
London : Printed for G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, 1818. Second edition. Octavo, in the original binding commissioned by Canning from the printer, George Nicol, full calf blind-tooled in gilt (both boards with a few marks), spine titled in gilt (a little worn), all edges gilt, Canning’s ownership initials GC to …
[GALLIPOLI] Souvenir handkerchief with a map of the Balkans, the Black Sea, Asia Minor and the Levant, featuring an inset map of the Dardanelles.
[United Kingdom? : s.n., between 1915 and 1917]. Linen handkerchief printed in colour, 470 x 590 mm (total dimensions), with a map (350 x 470 mm) of the Balkans, the Black Sea, Asia Minor, and the Eastern Mediterranean littoral (including Egypt and Palestine); the territories under the control of Ottoman Turkey or the Central Powers …
A new family prayer-book, containing the Book of Common Prayer and administration of the Sacrament with the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England;
together with the Psalter or Psalms of David; the Companion to the Altar and new version of Psalms. Winchester : printed by J. Wilkes, and sold by W. Nicoll, St. Paul’s Church Yard, London, 1784. Second edition. Octavo, finely bound Harleian-style in full red morocco (edges a little rubbed, lower joint slightly cracked, but sound), …
HILDERSAM, Arthur (1563 - 1632); HILDERSAM, Samuel
London : Printed by George Miller for Edward Brewster at his shop at the great North doore of Pauls at the signe of the Bible, MDCXXXV . First edition. Small folio, polished calf, ruled in blind, expertly rebacked with new spine and headbands, endpapers replaced, engraved title page with minor paper restoration to margin, dedication …
A prayer to be used every day next after the prayer in time of war and tumults, in all cathedral, collegiate, and parochial churches and chapels throughout England and Ireland, during the war.
London : George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803. Quarto, pp. 4, single sheet, folded, a little worn. Ephemeral religious printing praising the English armed forces during the Napoleonic Wars.
MAYER, Luigi (active 1776 - 1792)
Aquatint, hand coloured with watercolor and gum varnish, 29.5 x 40.2 cm (plate line). Fine condition. From a broken copy of: Views in the Ottoman dominions in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands. From the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S., with descriptions historical and illustrative. London …
ARAGO, Jacques Etienne Victor (1790-1855)
[France, 1830]. Graphite on paper, 175 x 235 mm; signed and dated at lower right, ‘J. Arago 1830’; in good condition, with tiny loss at top left corner and a few spots of foxing; verso with two old tape marks at top edge; unframed. Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790-1855) was a writer, artist and explorer who …
MASSON, Sir Irvine
London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society, 1954. Folio, cloth backed papered boards (lightly marked), pp. 72, folding tables and plates. Monograph on the earliest incunabula.
RUSSELL, William Lord, 1639-1683.
The last speech & behaviour of William, late Lord Russel, upon the scaffold in Lincolns-Inne-Fields,
a little before his execution, on Saturday, July 21, 1683 : being condemned for high-treason in conspiring the death of the King, and the subversion of the government &c. : together with the paper delivered by him to the sheriffs, and signed with his own hand : also the last speeches, behaviour, and prayers of …
ZIEGLER, Hieronymus; BIRCK, Sixt; CROCUS, Cornelius; ZOVITIUS, Jacobus
[BINDING] Dramata sacra : comoediae atque tragoediae aliquot e Veteri Testamento desumptae, quibus praecipuae ipsius historiae ita eleganter in scenam producuntur, ut vix quicquam in hoc argumenti genere juventuti Christianae proponi utilius possit : magna parte nunc primum in lucem editae : earum vero catalogum statim a praefatione invenies.
Basileae : [Ex officina Joannis Oporini], . Duodecimo (163 x 98 mm), contemporary elaborately blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, both covers with floral decoration at centre within rectangular panel with triple fillet border, framed by a sequence of figural elements depicting Biblical scenes separated by narrow spaces with blind tooled lettering; the front cover has …
WILKINSON, Norman (1878-1971)
/ Written and drawn by Norman Wilkinson, R.I., with thirty full-page plates in colour, reproduced from water-colour drawings made on the spot, and a number of black-and-white illustrations. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1915. First edition. Large square octavo, publisher’s pictorial cloth over boards (rubbed, corners bumped, spine-ends a little frayed), top edges gilt, …
GRIEVE, Thomas (1799-1882); TELBIN, William (1812-1873); MARSHALL, Charles (1806-1890)
[GOLD RUSH] “The Overland Mail to India, frequently the route to Australia, by parties wishing to avoid a long sea voyage”. Broadside for Grieve and Telbin’s moving panorama The Overland Mail, exhibited by Charles Marshall at the Greenwich Lecture Hall, London, October 1853.
Deptford-Bridge, Greenwich : William Flashman, printer, . Broadside, 740 x 240 mm, recto only in black ink in various fonts; old horizontal fold, left hand edge a little roughened on upper section and closely trimmed on the lower half; otherwise in very good condition. The so-called Overland Route to India – and, by extension, to …
Dresden : Rudolf Kaemmerer Verlag, 1920. Quarto, illustrated papers boards (backstrip defective), lithographed bookplate by Irma Stern for herself to front pastedown (176 x 136 mm), pp. 54, one colour and 10 black and white plates. Text in German. From the library of important South African artist Irma Stern (1894 – 1966), with her lithographed …
BORODIN, M.M. (editor-in-chief)
Moscow : “The United Magazines and Newspapers”, 1935. “Fifth year, no. 38”. Folio newspaper, pp 12, illustrated; original folds, some mild toning, a very good copy. Text in English. English-language newspaper published by the Soviet propaganda machine in the year prior to the commencement of The Great Terror, presenting a picture of a socialist utopia.
Melbourne, Vic. : National Gallery of Victoria, 2016. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 287, illustrated.
LONDON STEREOSCOPIC COMPANY; [CAIRNS, Hugh McCalmont, 1st Earl Cairns, 1819-1885]
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 64 mm (mount), recto with printed caption beneath image ‘The Rt. Hon. Lord Cairns’; verso with imprint of The London Stereoscopic Company and contemporary pencilled inscription ‘Lord Chancellor’; both the print and mount are in fine condition. Hugh McCalmont Cairns, 1st Earl Cairns (1819-1885) was an Irish-born British …