The Soho Bibliographies published by The Clarendon Press
8vo. 428 pages. Internally clean and crisp. The top edge marked when the book closed.
In the publisher’s cloth, very good. The dust jacket clean, with a little wear and creasing around the edges.
Survey of London Vol. XX Trafalgar Square and Neighbourhood (Parish of St. Martins-In-The-Fields, Part III)
A scarce volume from this iconic study of London that surveys the very heart of this wonderful city. With over a hundred pages of illustrations and three beautiful colour prints it will delight anyone who loves the history of our capital.
Published by London County Council in 1940.
Number 679 of an edition of 700 copies, as noted on the last of the text pages.
30x23cm. Xxii + 147 pages text + 110 pages illustrations + 3 colour illustrations.
Published in New York by Mitchell Kennerley in 1906
8vo. 278 pages.
The bookplate in good condition but the book worn: a number of marks to the pages and the stitching week in places. The front endpaper split along the front hinge, although the cover not detached. The edges of the pages rather grubby when the book is closed. The red cloth binding rubbed and worn, particularly on the spine.
Dictionarium Rusticum, Urbanicum et Botanicum: Or, A Dictionary Of Husbandry, Gardening, Trade, Commerce, And All Sorts Of Country Affairs…Volume 1
London, L. Hawes etc., 1765
Volume 1 only. 8vo. (20.5x13cm), pages unnumbered but approximately 450 pages.
Reasonably light browning and creasing, but the text always easily readable. A number of small illustrations within the text and two inserted engravings, one folding. The folding illustration a little creased and torn.
The Oscotian Catalogue of the Old Library Part II: The Bible Collections
New Oscott, St. Marry’s Seminary, 1971
1st edition. Paperback, in the original wrappers (24x18cm), xxii + 208 pages.
Internally crisp and clean. The wrappers solid, but with some light wear and marking, including a small piece missing at the top of the spine.
An interesting catalogue of Bibles and related books, from an important Roman Catholic library with useful annotations to the entries.
Adamani Vita S. Columbae…With An Introduction On Early Irish Church History, Notes and a Glossary.
Oxford At The Clarendon Press, 1894
Prophecies, Miracles and Visions of St. Columba …Written By St. Adaman…A New Translation
London, Henry Frowde, 1895
8vo. (20x13cm). First work: xciv + 201 pages + folding table. Second work: 140 pages.
London, William Pickering. 1835-43
5 volumes, in the original cloth with the original paper labels.
Small 8vo. (17x10.5cm).
All volumes with the half title page present. The pages generally very clean and crisp, a few pages with very light browning and the occasional brown spot or light creasing. A few pages a few millimetres short at one margin and a few pages somewhat rough on an edge where they have been separated. The top edges of the books dusty, which occasionally creeps onto the top of the page slightly. Most endpapers with some browning.
A Select Collection of Novels In Six Volumes (Volume 1 only) Zayde, The Marriage of Belfegor, The Jealous Extremaduran
London, J.Watts etc., 1722
Volume 1 only. 12mo, (16.5 x 9.5cm). Frontispiece + 20 unnumbered pages + lii + 333 pages. Two leaves of the unnumbered pages (Dedication and Preface) bound out of sequence, but the text complete.
The title page printed in red and black. A second title page with the date 1720. In addition to the titles listed above the first fifty two pages contain M. Huet’s…Letter Upon the Origin of Romance.
Life Of Jean Paul Frederic Richter…Together With His Autobiography. Translated From The German.
Boston, Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1842.
First Edition. 2 volumes. 8vo. (18x11cm). Volume 1: xii + 356 pages, with errata slip. Volume 2: viii + 365 pages. Each volume with a blank leaf after the free endpapers of the same paper as the endpapers.