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Highlanders of Scotland. Portraits Illustrative of...
Alexander Macpherson Campbell's presentation copy of this scarce large format study of Scottish costume and characters.
£3,000
Macleay, Kenneth & Vincent BrooksHighlanders of Scotland. Portraits...1870
Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser...
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£37,500
Newcastle, William Cavendish, Duke ofMethode et Invention Nouvelle...1737
Picturesque Views on the River Exe
A scarce example of this bucolic pictorial tour of the River Exe.
£950
Haseler, Henry et alPicturesque Views on the...1819
Coloured Views on the Liverpool and...
The first issue of Bury's beautifully illustrated work on the first inter-city railway with the two additional folding colour plates.
£4,000
Bury, T[homas]. T[albot]Coloured Views on the...1831
The Percy Folio of Old English...
The de la More edition of the highly important Percy Folio on vellum.
£9,500
Percy, Bishop Thomas. Furnivall, Dr. F. J. and Professor J. W. Hales. (Eds.)The Percy Folio of...1905
Abregé de l'Art Poétique François
The Eragny Press edition of Ronsard's 'Abregé [sic] de l'Art Poétique François'.
£2,250
Eragny Press. Ronsard, Pierre deAbregé de l'Art Poétique...1903
Endymion: A Poetic Romance
The first edition of Keats' 'Endymion'.
£9,500
Keats, JohnEndymion: A Poetic Romance1818
Torquato Tasso. Ein Schauspiel von Goethe
The Doves Press edition Goethe's 'Torquato Tasso' on vellum with gilt initials supplied by Graily Hewitt.
£12,500
Doves Press. Goethe, J. W. vonTorquato Tasso. Ein Schauspiel...1913
Danaë
Laurence Hodson's copy on vellum of 'Danaë', the last book sold by Hacon & Ricketts.
£12,500
Vale Press. Ricketts, Charles. Moore, Thomas SturgeDanaë1903
Songs by Ben Jonson. A Selection...
The dedication copy of the Eragny 'Songs by Ben Jonson' on vellum.
£25,000
Eragny Press. Jonson, BenSongs by Ben Jonson...1906
Essays. With Preface by Thomas Carlyle
A fine copy on vellum of Emerson's Essays, the only American text printed at the Doves Press.
£15,000
Doves Press. Emerson, Ralph WaldoEssays. With Preface by...1906
Keats. (Poems)
A very scarce copy of the vellum issue of the Doves Press' Keats in a highly accomplished binding of red morocco by Frieda Thiersch.
£50,000
Doves Press. Keats, JohnKeats. (Poems)1914
The Designs of Inigo Jones, Consisting...
An outstanding example of the first edition of the published works of Inigo Jones in contemporary French red morocco.
£18,500
Jones, Inigo. Kent, WilliamThe Designs of Inigo...1727
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
The first published facsimile of any of William Blake's illuminated books, John Camden Hotten's 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'.
£1,750
Blake, WilliamThe Marriage of Heaven...1868
Eutychii Aegyptii, Patriarchae Orthodoxorum Alexandrini, Scriptoris,...
The first edition of the first book printed in England to make extensive use of Arabic type.
£5,500
Selden, John. (Ed. & Trans.)Eutychii Aegyptii, Patriarchae Orthodoxorum...1642
Suggestions for the Architectural Improvement of...
The scarce first edition of Sydney Smirke's ambitious proposals for improvements in the West End.
£450
Smirke, SydneySuggestions for the Architectural...1834
The Process of Calotype Photogenic Drawing,...
The rare first edition of the first announcement of William Henry Fox Talbot's calotype method - the negative / positive photographic process - the most important innovation in the history of photography.
£27,500
Talbot, William Henry FoxThe Process of Calotype...1841
Epistolae et Evangelia Ad Usum Congregationis...
A splendid French edition of the 'Epistolae et Evangelia' in a beautiful contemporary binding of red morocco à la dentelle likely by Padeloup.
£12,500
Epistolae Et EvangeliaEpistolae et Evangelia Ad...1708
Apocalypse de Saint-Jean par Odilon Redon
Odilon Redon's 'Apocalypse de Saint-Jean', an excellent unsophisticated set in the original wrappers.
£30,000
Redon, OdilonApocalypse de Saint-Jean par...1899
Suite d'Estampes pour Servir à l'Histoire...
One of the most charming suites of engravings produced during the eighteenth century in France.
£9,000
Moreau, Jean-Michel, and Freudeberg, SSuite d'Estampes pour Servir...1774; 1777
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