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The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book & The Just So Stories

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £95.00

Publisher: St. Martins Street, London, Macmillan & Co: 1932

Seller ID: 35433

Condition: Very Good


Extra crown 8vo. 3 uniform volumes with original dustwrappers priced at 7/6. 1. The Jungle Book, 1932, 276pp. plus 4pp. advert. t.e.g. light browning and foxing to foredge, very good in original red cloth gilt, light shelfwear with top and tail of spine lightly rubbed, corners sharp, gilt bright, very good in original dustwrapper, light browning, some small marks to front, chipped all extremities, small area surface loss affecting publisher logo at tail of spine, otherwise very good. 2. The Second Jungle Book,1930, 299pp. plus 2pp. publisher ad. t.e.g. light browning to foredge, very good i... View more info

A Journey to the World Under-ground

By: Klimius, Nicholas, Holberg, Baron Ludvig

Price: £795.00

Publisher: London, R. Baldwin: 1749

Seller ID: 29463

Condition: Good


12mo.. 1749. (4) 324pp. Third (of four) editions. Collates as ESTC N60828. 1/1 (US). "possibly reissue of 1742 with cancel t.p.". Light foxing and browning to e.p.s with minor ink scribble to f.e.p. EArly m/s notes to verso of t.p. Red fore-edges. A good crisp copy bound in later decorative blind tooled and gilt full brown morocco. A few minor scuff marks and light rubbing to corners and top and tail of spine. Good. Based on Edmond Halley's theory that the planets formed an arrangement of concentric spheres surrounding the sun. Early example of Utopian literature. View more info

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Beyond the Vertical

By: Kor, Layton ; Godfrey, Bob (Ed)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Boulder, Alpine House: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35069

ISBN: 0961174803

Condition: Very Good


4to. First edition, 215 pp, NEATE K.46, with ink notes regarding the purchase of the book and a climb of Baxters Pinnacle, some light browning to extremities, very good in original red cloth gilt, very clean and bright, very good in lightly shelfworn, very good dustwrapper. View more info

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The Legend of Croquemitaine and the Chivalric Times of Charlemagne

By: L'Epine Translated By Tom Hood

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Ludgate Hill, London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin:

Seller ID: 36261

Condition: Good Plus


large 4to. x, 259 pp. plus 4 pp. publisher ad (wanting pp,s 3-6)., 20 b&w plts inc. frontis. [n.d.] foredges browned, rear pastedown closed tear , middle two leaves of publishers ads excised, very light browning throughout, some offsetting from plates, near very good in original red cloth gilt, rebacked with original spine relaid. extremities worn, spine gilt dulled, some small marks both boards. This book weighs over 2kg so extra shipping costs may be quoted (i.r.o. extra £3.50 for mainland U.K.) View more info

Lambeth Method of Cake Decoration and Practical Pastries

By: Lambeth, Joseph A.

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Virtue and Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22986

Condition: Good


4to. 1936. First UK edition. 308pp plus 4 ad lls. 20 colour plates. c.p. Some light foxing and grubbiness to eps and sporadic foxing to text. 2 pages with marginal tears but with no loss;. Fore-edges a little browned otherwise a good, tight copy in original decorative maroon binding. Corners bumped and shelf-wear to extremities but overall good. View more info

Builder's Jewel: Or, the Youth Instructor and Workman's Remembrancer Explaining Short and Easy Rules for Drawing and Working

By: Langley, B. & T.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, C & R Ware et al: 1768

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 21578

Condition: Good


8vo. 1768. 11th edition. Wanting frontis (as often). 98 plates. Ex library with class mark to verso of t.p. and two small marginal ink stamps. Some browning and foxing throughout, some pages with small corner turns. Cropped and bound in quarter green library leather gilt with gilt class mark to spine. A little rubbed at extremities otherwise good.ESTC T78320. View more info

The Royal Gauger or Gauging Made perfectly Easy as Practised By the Officers of His Majesty's Revenue of Excise in Two Parts.

By: Leadbetter, Charles

Price: £495.00

Publisher: London, J and F Rivington: 1776

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 22478

Condition: Good


8vo. 1776. 7th (and last) edition. 8 folding plates and 2 folding tables. 493pp. Some browning and foxing particularly to the margins with the edges of some folding plates browned and a little tatty. A few corner creases but overall a good copy. Original worn calf boards, recently sympathetically respined with brown morocco lable and raised bands.ESTC T133874 locating only 7 copies (1 uk only) View more info

Ballads of Battle

By: Lee, Lance Corporal Joseph

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1916

Seller ID: 35548

Condition: Good


8vo. July 1916 printing, foredges and endpapers a little browned with some light foxing, pages lightly browned, good plus in original quarter red cloth, paper covered boards, faint stain outer edges of upper board, spine a little sunned with some wear to top and tail, good. View more info

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Cy Twombly: A Monograph

By: Leeman, Richard

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 36671

ISBN: 0500093253

Condition: Very Good


4to. 287 pp. very good in original cream cloth effect boards, red titles, some very light wear to extremities, very minor crease at very top of spine, very good in unclipped dustwrapperwith very lght shelfwear, faint crease at top of spine, very good. View more info

Geographie Abregee Par Demandes et Reponses Divisee Par Lecons

By: Lenglet Du Fresnoy, M. L'Abbe

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Paris, De Bure L'aine: 1752

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 32955

Condition: Good


Small 8vo. 1752. 6th edition. 4 folding maps, edges a little creased. c.p. Eps slightly grubby and a few pages with small turned corners. Generally a good, crisp copy. with amusing contemporary m/s notes on e.p.s including 'Mrs Wiggett I love Dearly & Sincerely, thow she hates me 1758'! Original full calf with raised bands. Binding rubbed and lacking label otherwise good. View more info

Man of Business or the Gentleman's, Steward's, Appraiser's, Farmer's and Tradesman's Useful Companion

By: Lenny, S.G.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Ipswich, John King: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7589

Condition: Good


8vo. first (of 2) editions. COPAC cites 3 copies. Copsey 1374 scarce. 190pp. Sporadic browning and foxing throughout, slightly dog-eared otherwise good in full speckled calf, a little bowed, rebacked with original spine laid down, a little worn but sound. View more info

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The History Of Landguard Fort in Suffolk

By: Leslie, Major J.H.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1898

Seller ID: 35035

Condition: Good


4to. 141pp. inc. index. 26 plts inc. frontis. some light browning to foredges with browning and foxing on endpapers and prelims, otherwise pages and plates clean, some faint cockling, good in original red cloth gilt. top and tail spine rubbed and a little worn, extremities of boards damp mottled, some splash marks rear board, otherwise good. View more info

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The Conversion of St Paul: A Poetical Essay

By: Lettice, John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Cambridge, J. Bentham: 1765

Seller ID: 35744

Condition: Good


4to. 1765. Pamphlet, sewn and uncut as issued.16pp. Printed as a reward under the terms of Mr Seaton's Will dated 1738. ESTC T34060 6/8. a little grubby and edgeworn with small tear to p16 overall good in new blue gilt slipcase. View more info

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The Railway and the Mine Lever's Illustrated Year-Book 1861

By: Lever, Ellis

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall & Co: 1861

Seller ID: 36412

Condition: Good


8vo. 194 pp + ads, c+p 8 pls, with errata slip, uncut, light browning, light sporadic foxing, good in original maroon cloth gilt, corners curled, extremities worn, cloth faintly mottled and a little scufed, rebacked with original spine relaid, good. Scarce, COPAC locates only 3 copies; Scotland, Nottingham & Univ. London. View more info

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Alice's Adventures Underground

By: Lewis Carroll

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London and Cambridge, The Folio Society: 2008

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 36515

Condition: Near as New


8vo. First Folio Society edition (hardback), limited to 3750 numbered copies, of which this is copy number 946. 12mo, title, 90pp, limitation page. With the author's original illustrations. Aeg, bound in full dark blue/green goatskin leather, gilt, all edges gilt, and accompanied by a 32-page booklet, "The Original Alice" by Sally Brown also as new, as new housed in the original box with ribbon, box blue decorative gilt with small Alice portrait decal. some very light shelfwear, very good. View more info

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History of The Island Of Mona, or Anglesey; including and account of its natural productions, druidical antiquities, lives of the eminent men, the customs of the court of antient welsh princes, etc.

By: Llwyd, Angharad.

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Ruthin, R. Jones: 1833

Seller ID: 14888

Condition: Good


4to. 413 pp. 61 pp, index, with errata leaf, owners bookplate to front pastedown, sporadic foxing but nice crisp copy, in green silk gilt, blue label, extremities worn, spine sun faded, label scuffed, small hole to cloth on upper board, otherwsie good. images on request. View more info

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An Address Delivered May 20, 1854 to the Metropolitan Association of Church Schoolmasters

By: Lord John Russell, John Freeman Thomas Binney, William Unwin (et al)

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London and Cambridge, John W. Parker: 1854

Seller ID: 36504

Condition: Good


8vo. 1847-57. 14 pamphlets on teaching and education by Lord John Russell, John Freeman Thomas Binney, William Unwin et al, Some very scarce. Ex library with some small ink stamps to t.p.s Light browning to pages and sporadic foxing. Minor damp stain affecting top margins. Pencil annotation. Bound in half calf with marbled paper boards, lrespined in modern brown cloth with original black morocco label relaid. Worn but sound. Good.. Contains Moseley, Henry. - An Address 1854, 28pp. Wilson, R. - Introductory Lecture to the Midsummer Course.1850, 24pp. M.E. - How Much Longer Are We To Continue T... View more info

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A Dream of Daffodils Last Poems

By: Lowry, H.D.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, G.J. Glaisher: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20780

Condition: Good


8vo. 1912. First editiion (published posthumously). 64pp. Owner's bookplate to upper paste-down and name to t.p. Some foxing to eps and sporadic foxing throughout but overall good. Original quarter cloth and paper covered boards. Generally a little browned with extremities bumped and shelf-worn, some tears to cloth along spine, good minus. Scarce. View more info

Observations on the Fauna of Norfolk and More Particularly on the District of the Broads

By: Lubbock, Rev. Richard.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Norwich Vermont, Jarrold & Sons: 1879

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33844

Condition: Good Plus


8vo. 239 pp. + folding map, second edition (of two) c.p. map and 2 pls, ownership bookplate Philip Hammond of Vicar of Stiffkey fame on front pastedown, some offsetting of bookplate on fep otherwise some light foxing on foredges, extremities of titlepage and map, light uniform browning, good in original green cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, good plus. View more info

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The Fenman's World Memories of a Fenland Physician

By: Lucas, Charles

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London and Exchange Street, Jarrold and Sons, Limited: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36428

Condition: Very Good


8vo. xiii, 223 pp. incl. appendices.lightly browned foredges, ink ownership inscription to front pastedown, very good in original blind stamped red cloth with gilt titles to spine, light shelf wear, minot markings, spine slightly faded, very good View more info