Prévost, Antoine François (Abbé) (1697-1763)
ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu’à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les nations connues … … Paris : Didot, 1746 – 1789. Twenty volumes, quarto (290 x 230 mm), uniformly bound in period full French speckled calf, ruled in gilt, …
IMPERIAL RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT [LITHUANIA-VILNIUS GOVERNORATE]
[POLISH NOBILITY IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE] Sammelband containing Imperial Russian documents certifying that the family Rynkiewicz is entitled to the privileges of szlachta (nobility). Vilnius, 1819.
Folio (350 x 280 mm), original straight grain red morocco with borders in green morocco elaborately tooled in gilt, upper board with contrasting green morocco label lettered in gilt in Polish (a little rubbed and scuffed); attached by its original cord is a circular brass case (unopened, but likely to contain the seal of herb …
Dublin : Sinn Féin Bureau, 16 Parnell Square, . Small octavo, original illustrated wrappers (upper wrapper lightly foxed), 15 pp, text in English and Gaelic (pp 3-4), contents clean and sound, a good copy. A rare Sinn Féin publication. Brian O’Higgins was a founding member of Sinn Féin and President of the organisation between 1931 and …
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 …
NOBUKAZU, Yosai (1872 - 1944)
Tokyo : Tsunashima Kamekichi, Meiji 23 (1890). Woodblock printed in colour, 712 x 698 mm, lined with Japanese tissue, old folds as issued, a clean and bright example. A board game of a voyage around the world, starting in Yokohama and with illustrated vignette scenes of the destinations visited, including Vanvouver, San Francisco, Niagara Falls, New …
AĞANIN, Hasan (publisher)
Constantinople : Hasan Ağanın [circa 1890]. Octavo, printed mauve papered boards with image of a globe (edges chipped), cloth spine, salmon endpapers (gutters split, early Armenian owner’s inscription dated 1892); unpaginated, 14 double page lithographed maps with hand colouring; a very good example. A rare Ottoman atlas of the world published in Constantinople by the …
[VALENTINE & SONS; E.A. SCHWERDTFEGER & CO.]
Twenty-seven chromolithographic postcards published by Valentine & Co., Dundee, London and New York, format 88 x 138 mm, all with printed captions and imprinted verso ‘Japan British Exhibition Official Post Card’; [TOGETHER WITH] two sepia tone photographic postcards of the Exhibition published by E. A. Schwerdtfeger, London; all twenty-nine postcards are unused and in fine …
COUSENS, Mrs. Fanny
With pretty and instructive tales. London : Dean & Son, circa 1870. Octavo, illustrated boards (rubbed and creased), cloth spine, inscription dated 1883 to title page, pp. 16, three chromolithograph pop-up illustrations (one figure beheaded), some soiling and handling, else good. Mrs Cousens designed a number of publications for Dean & Son between the 1870s …
London : Dean & Son, Octavo, circa 1840. Octavo, illustrated wrappers with period French bookseller’s engraved label, pp. 11, with 12 hand coloured illustrations, a very good copy. A delightful illustrated reader for Victorian children, with a charming vignette of a boy and girl discovering knowledge of the world in front of a floor globe, …
ONWHYN, Thomas (1814-1886)
[GREAT EXHIBITION] Mr. Goggleye’s Visit to the Exhibition of National Industry to be Held in London on the 1st of April 1851.
London, Timy. Takemin, Hyde Park, . Folding engraved panorama (113 x 210 mm, folding to 113 x 96 mm); a defective example, lacking the original boards and consequently with only 22 (of 23) engraved scenes; occasional browning and foxing, first panel chipped at left edge. Thomas Onwhyn (1814-1886) was an English satirical artist, illustrator, engraver, …
NOYES LEWIS, J.
Drawn by J. Noyes Lewis. London : Dean & Son Quarto, illustrated cards (edges rubbed, upper wrapper nearly detached), pp. , chromolithographed plates with text to the nursery rhyme, a charming publication. Dean’s Sunshine Series, Nondestructibly mounted, No. 4. Scarce.
DEAN & SON
London : Dean & Son Octavo, illustrated wrappers, cloth spine, pp. , 4 chromolithographed plates, a very good copy. Dear’s Giant Penny Popular Series No. 23.
DEAN & SON
London : Dean & Son [circa 1867]. Octavo, embossed boards (edges rubbed) with pictorial label, cloth spine (split), pp. 24, illustrated, printed in blue and black. An early title from Dean and Son.
Théveneau de Morande, Charles (1741-1805)
Imprimé à cent lieues de la Bastille à l’enseigne de la liberté [i.e. London] : s.n., 1772. Second edition. Duodecimo, original calf (heavily scuffed), spine in compartments with gilt ornament, stamped title labels lost but with early manuscript paper title label to foot; edges stained red, original marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece, title with early ownership signature scratched out and …
RENWICK of Otley
[England] : Walker Toy Book, circa 1950. Dinky Series No. 65. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 12, illustrated with the jolliest veggies any child could wish for.
JAMES II, King of England, 1633-1701; [MACCLESFIELD, Charles Gerard, Earl of, 1618?-1694]
By the King, a Proclamation. James R. Whereas upon Information We have received against Charles Earl of Macclesfeild (sic), We have thought fit to Direct Our Warrant for Apprehending the said Earl for High Treason, who is since fled from Iustice, and does now lie concealed … Given at Our Court at Windsor the Seventh day of September 1685. In the First Year of Our Reign. God save the King.
London : Printed by the assigns of John Bill deceas’d, and by Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb …, 1685. Broadside, folio (355 x 280 mm), printed recto only on wove paper, royal blazon at the head, historiated initial; a fine disbound example with manuscript foliation 24 at top right. A rare proclamation broadside issued by King James …