Sinclair, John. The Statistical Account of Scotland. Drawn up from the Communications of the ministers of the Different Parishes. Collection of five Volumes including Volumes 7 (1793), 8 (1793), 10 (1794), 11 (1794) and 19 (1797). Including the County of Fife, County of Ayr, Syno of Glasgow etc. Original Edition. 5 Volumes. Edinburgh, William Creech, 1793 – 1797. Octavo. Collation: Volume 7: VI, 625 pages / Volume 8: (3), 650 pages / Volume 10: VIII, 637 pages / Volume 11: (4), 627 pages / Volume 19: VI, 631 pages. Illustrated with maps and illustrations ! Modern Hardcover (half cloth with marbled-paper covered boards. New endpapers. Excellent recent Masterbindings). Excellent condition of all five Volumes. Paper and illustrations in wonderful condition.
Scapula, Johannes Meurs / [Ioannes Meursius / Johannes van Meurs]. Lexicon Græco-Latinum; ex probatis auctoribus locupletatum, cum indicibus, et Graeco et Latino, auctis et correctis; additum auctarium dialectorum, intabulas compendiose dedactarum: accedunt lexicon etymologicum, cum thematibus investigatu difficilioribus et anomalis. Et Joannis Meursii Glossarium contractum, hactenus desideratum; vocabula ex appendice Askeviana, secundum literarum seriem inseruntur. Editio Nova, In Qua, Nunc Primum. Two Volumes in One (complete !). Glasguae (Glasgow), Andreas & Jacobus Duncan, 1816. Quarto (23.5 cm x 28 cm). VIII, 1966, 1018 pages plus 221 pages “Index Graecus”, plus 241 pages Index Latinus, plus 472 pages “Jacob Zuingeri – Graecarum Dialectarum Hypotyposis”. Hardcover / Stunning full leather with gilt lettering and ornament on spine. Unusually excellent condition of this massive binding !! Some minor signs of wear to the very good and firm binding only. Upper and lower spine with some very minor damages. Some pages with some rather unimportant spotting and staining, some of the last few pages with some doogears only. Rare in this firm condition ! From the library of Daniel Conner, with his armorial bookplate / exlibris to pastedown with the Motto “Meen Sucker Reague”. Heavy book, will need some extra shipping costs depending on destination !
[Turgenev, Ivan]. Berlin, Isaiah [translation]. First Love.[Pervaya lyubov]. Introduced by Robert Dessaix. Illustrated by Anna and Elena Balbusso. London, The Folio Society, 2011. 19.5 cm x 25 cm. XIV, 74 pages. Original Hardcover, cloth-bound with gilt decoration and lettering. With slipcase. Excellent condition.
[Shakespeare Garden] Sinclair Rohde, Eleanor. Shakespeare’s Wild Flowers – Fairy Lore, Gardens, Herbs, Gatherers of Simples and Bee Lore. London, The Medici Society, 1935. 8°. XI, 235 pages. Original Hardcover in very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Some traces of foxing to titlepage and edge. Exlibris to pastedown. Rare !
Dulac, Edmund. Edmund Dulac’s Fairy Book. Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations. [Includes: Snegorotchka – A Russian Fairy Tale / The Buried Moon – An English Fairy Tale / White Caroline and Black Caroline – A Flemish Fairy Tale / The Seven Conquerors of the Queen of the Mississippi – A Belgian Fairy Tale / The Serpent Prince – An Italian Fairy Tale / The Hind of the Wood – A French Fairy Tale / Ivan and the Chestnut Horse – A Russian Fairy Tale / The Queen of the Many-Coloured Bedchamber – An Irish Tairy Tale / The Blue Bird – A French Fairy Tale / Bashtchelik (Or, Real Steel): A Serbian Fairy Tale / The Friar and the Boy – An English Fairy Tale / The Green Serpent – A French Fairy Tale / Urashima Taro – A Japanese Fairy Tale / The Fire Bird – A Russian Fairy Tale]. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1916. 4°. Frontispiece, 169 pages plus 15 tipped-in illustrations by Edmund Dulac (including frontispice). Collation complete. Hardcover / Original, illustrated cloth. The binding in very good+ condition. All the illustrations in place and in excellent condition. Original endpapers in excellent condition.
Harte, Bret. Stories in Light and Shadow. Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1899. 17cm. 285 pages. Original hardcover / Beautiful quarter leather with gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. From the reference library of Hans Christian Andersen – Translator Erik Haugaard. With his Exlibris to the pastedown. With the initials of Haugaard’s father or grandfather (A.H. 1899) to the spine and his ownership stamp to the endpaper: A.Chr. Haugaard – Strandvej 201, Hellerup. [Collection of British authors. Tauchnitz edition].
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic). The Freaks of Mayfair. With illustrations by George Plank. London, The Folio Society, 2009. 15 x 23 cm. vii, 148 pages. Original Hardcover with protective slip-in case. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Whyte, Lancelot Law. The Unconscious before Freud. Introduced by Arthur Koestler. London, Julian Friedmann Publishers, 1978. 14 cm x 21 cm. XI, 219 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition with some minor signs of external wear.
Tallis, John / Rapkin, John. (1817 – 1876) Natal and Kaffraria (Eastern Cape of Africa) with Umzimvoobu, Ingali, Umbezana, Umzimkuli, Maritzburg, Durban, Umyoti, Drakenberg, Quathlamba or Drakenberg Range, Upper Tukula, Umzinyati, Zulu Country. With Vignettes and a beautiful, large illustration of the entrace to Port Natal and Port Natal and the town of Durban. London & New York, J & F. Tallis, 1851. Original steel engraving / Vintage map. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Partly hand-coloured. Beautifully Framed. Size of frame with map: 35 cm x 45 cm. Size of the actual map: 27 cm x 37 cm. Excellent condition.
Alderson, Simon / Ball, Ralph / Barber, Edward. Phaidon Design Classics – Volume One / Volume Two / Volume Three. Original Edition. Three Volumes (Complete set). New York, Phaidon Press Limited, 2006. Quarto. 3300 pages with thousands of illustrations. Original Hardcover in special collectors protective Mylar. Excellent, close to new condition. The protective Mylar was especially cut so the volumes can be handled without damage to the aesthetic bindings.
[Emmet, Robert] Landreth, Helen. The Pursuit of Robert Emmet. With plates, including portraits. Dublin, Browne & Nolan, 1949. 14 x 12 cm XXIII, 427 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare in this excellent condition. Name and address of preowner on endpaper.
Cambrensis, Giraldus. The first vision of the Topography of Ireland. Translated by John J. O’Meara. Dundalk, Dundalgan Press, 1951. 8º. 121 pages with five illustrations. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Brangwyn, Frank. Small archive / Collection with two important publications on and by Frank Brangwyn (one of them signed in crayon with Brangwyn’s monogram “F.B.”), two vintage silver gelatin photographs showing Frank Brangwyn standing in the Garden and sitting inside of “The Jointure”, his sussex home; also included are a Royal Academy Invitation (signed in full by Brangwyn), 3 exhibition catalogues and a prayer card “for the soul of Sir Francois Guillaume Brangwyn, R.A”. The books included are: 1.The Decorative Art of Frank Brangwyn – A Study of the Problems of Decoration with Special reference to the Work of this Artist by Herbert Furst – Illustrated with 33 Reproductions in Colour and 150 in Monochrome / 2. The Bridge – A Chapter in the History of Building – Illustrated in Colour and Black and White by Frank Brangwyn and written by Christian Barman. Two Volumes plus ephemera (As described above). London, The Bodley Head, 1924 / 1926. Folio / Quarto. 229,  / XI, 249 pages. Original Hardcover in protective collector’s mylar with all ephemera loosely inserted. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Pfeiffer, August. Introductio In Orientem, sive Synopsis Quaestionum Nobiliorum De Origine, Natura, usu et Adminiculis Lingg. (Linguae) Orientalium et Plerarumque Extra Europam: Ebraicae, Chaldaicae, Syriacae, Samaritanae, Punicae, Arabicae, Aethiopicae, Armenicae, Persicae, Turcicae, Copticae, Iberiae, Sinicae, Japonicae, Congensiae, Malaicae &c. First Edition. Jena, Heinrich Christoph Cröker, 1715. Small-8°. 24 nn., 190 Seiten plus14 Seiten Index Literarum et Vocum Ebraicarum / Index Queastionum et rerum / Index Autorum //. Originaler Pappband der Zeit. Sehr guter Zustand der Originalausgabe. Kleine Läsur am Titelblatt (fachmännsich hinterlegt). Vorsatzblatt fehlt.