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Gill, Eric: Trousers & the Most Precious Ornament. London: Faber and Faber Ltd 1937. First edition. Pamphlet, [ii], 21, [i]. Paper covers toned and a little tattered at edges, but very good overall. Small book labels of Will Carter (1912-2001) and Sebastian Carter of the Rampant Lions Press inside front cover, with further ownership inscription of Will Carter dated 1937 to ffep.   Ref: 52178 
£60
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Graves, Wallace: Trixie. A Novel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First edition, author inscribed. 8vo., pp. [iv], 333, [i]. Yellow cloth, silver title to spine with pink flower decoration, 'Diary' in pink to upper board, top edge yellow. Top and fore- edges foxed but still very good. Author's inscription to 'Mary and Martin' to ffep.   Ref: 51651 
£60
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Halliday, Dorothy (pseud.) [Dunnett, Dorothy] : Dolly and the Cookie Bird. London: Cassell, 1970. First edition. 8vo., pp.[iv], 197, [i]. Clean and bright within. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Slightly cocked, faint whitish stain to rear board, a little dusty, good. Bookplate of Karen and Michael Keble-White to front pastedown. Dorothy Halliday is in fact Scottish historical novelist Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001) writing a series of mystery novels (known as the Johnson Johnson series) under her maiden name. Dolly and the Cookie Bird was later retitled Ibiza Surprise, and was the second Johnson Johnson novel to be published.   Ref: 49507 
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Hobson, Anthony: Humanists and Bookbinders. The Origins and Diffusion of the Humanistic Bookbinding 1459 - 1559, with a Census of Historiated Plaquette and Medallion Bindings of the Renaissance. Cambridge University Press, 1992. Folio, pp. xix, [i], 296 + colour frontispiece and 2 further leaves of colour plates, many more b&w illustrations in the text. Brown cloth, green and gilt spine label. Top edge a little dusty, near fine. Reprint of the 1989 first edition.   Ref: 51155 
£100
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[Homer] Ferguson, James: The British Essayists; to which are prefixed Prefaces Biographical, Historical and Critical [...] Vol. XL containing Observer, Vol. III. London: G. Offer, J. Sharpe et al. 1819. 12mo., pp.viii, 311, [i]. Occasional spots and smudges, some faint dampstaining towards rear. Contemporary brown quarter calf, black title label to spine, blue marbled boards, edges sprinkled red. Rubbed, loss to label, edges a bit worn but good overall. To front paste-down, 19th- or early 20th-century bookplate of Francis Henry Curtis. To title-page, inscription of James T.T. Ramsay of Blackburn; also his calling card pasted to rear paste-down, giving his occupation as Physician and Surgeon. Volume XL only in a series of 45, but of interest to scholars of Homer as it contains:'The Iliad of Homer Described'; 'Of Homer and his Works' and 'The Originality of Homer's Epic, and of his Translator Mr Pope'. Also containing many other articles on Classical subjects and translation.   Ref: 52083 
£20
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[Homer] Lang, Andrew: Essays in Little. London: Henry and Co., 1891. 'New and Revised edition', 8vo., pp. [vi], 205, [iii] + portrait frontispiece. Tissue guard to frontispiece heavily foxed, with some transfer to title-page. A few neat pencil notes. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and upper board. Endcaps worn, spine slightly faded, a bit rubbed, endpapers splitting at hinges but binding still sound. Very good. Inscription of C.A. Burns to ffep verso, embossed stamp of Sidney Hayes to half-title. Includes the essay 'Homer and the Study of Greek'.   Ref: 52068 
£20
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Horwood, William: Hyddenworld: Spring. London: MacMillan: 2010. Limited edition proof copy, author signed. 8vo., pp. viii, 502. Paperback, green wrappers with gilt emblem to upper wrapper. Upper joint a bit creased, light shelf-wear but still very good. First of the Hyddenworld quartet. Number 105 of a limited edition of 500.   Ref: 49710 
£75
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[Houlston:] Houlston's Series of Tracts, Numbers 9, 11, 16-20, 30-34, 41-44, 51-54, 61-62, 69, 71, 73, followed by Religious Society Tracts, Numbers 339, 457, 632, 637-638, 641, 739, 757. London: Houlston and Co.; the Religious Tract Society, (c.1830-60.) 12mo., 36 tracts bound together. Vignette title pages. Occasional foxing, some leaves a little browned. Bound in half green calf with marbled paper boards, gilt title to spine. Joints and edges very rubbed, f.f.e.p. removed. Pencil inscription to Elsie Bonney from Grandma, May 23rd 1904 to front paste-down. Includes the titles The Bitter Sweet, parts 1 &2 by Mrs Sherwood, The Two Wives, parts 1& 2 by Mrs Cameron, Where Are You Going? and A Conversation on the Truth of the Bible, Between Two Workmen.   Ref: 46288 
£360
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Isitt, John: (Holland, Tania, illus.: Spencer, Isabelle, calligraphy: Wain, John, intro.: Rees, Sian, trans.:) 'Mary's Song' and 'Cymydog Heddwch'. Oxbridge Writers and Artists, 1996. Pamphlet, unpaginated, full-page illustrations. Faint shelf wear, very good overall. Limited edition of 200, signed by Tania Holland and John Isitt. Poems inspired by the Stations of the Cross.   Ref: 52180 
£25
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Johnston, Kenneth R. Johnston: The Hidden Wordsworth: Poet, Lover, Rebel, Spy. New York & London: W.W. Norton & Co., 1998. First edition. 8vo., pp. xxii, [ii], 965, [i] + plates. Green and beige paper-covered boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge a little foxed, slight creasing to headcap but still a very good copy. Author inscribed to title-page. Contemporary review clipping loosely inserted.   Ref: 51640 
£20
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