Limited Editions

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5555. [SURTEES (R. S.)]: Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrock's Hunt by the author of Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; Ask Mama; Plain or Ringlets: etc. etc.

London, George G. Harrap 1930. Limited Edition of 1050 copies for the English market of which this is number 721. Introduction by Siegried Sassoon. Coloured frontispiece and 16 full page colour plates. Numerous black and white textual illustrations by John Leech. Thick Roy8vo. original red cloth (spine faded ), Black title label. No dustwrapper. Pencil name on fep. 20.00

2453. BELLOC (Hilaire): The Verse of Hilaire Belloc.

The Nonesuch Press, 1954. Limited Edition of 400 copies for sale in America and 1250 copies for sale in United Kingdom. This is number 1221. This book contains what is believed to be the whole of Hilaire Belloc's poetry and is edited by W. N. Roughead. Vignette title page, 8vo. original cloth, gilt border to upper cover. Printed on rag paper. No inscriptions. 30.00

4217. BEWICK (Thomas). BOYD (Julia, Editor): Bewick Gleanings being Impressions from Copperplates and Wood Blocks engraved in the Bewick Workshop. to which are added Lives of Thos. Bewick and his pupils.

Newcastle upon Tyne. Printed and published by Andrew Reid, 1886. Small paper copy of which this is number 63 signed by Julia Boyd. Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Bewick with tissue guard and hundreds of illustrations. List of Subscribers for both Large and Small Paper Copies. Facsimile letter etc. Small thick 4to. half black morocco, green cloth sides, slightly marked and a little rubbing to binding. Internally very good condition. 350.00

2187. COPPARD (A. E.): The Hundredth Story.

Berkshire, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. First and Limited Edition of 1000 copies (this is number 109), on hand made paper. Wood engravings by Robert Gibbings. Roy8vo. original decorated boards (slight fading to top of covers), green morocco spine, faded, in a boards case. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 95.00

5342. HARRISON (The Rev. Canon F.): Treasures of Illumination. English Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (c.1250 to 1400)

London, The Studio Ltd. 1937. this edition on hand made paper bound in full natural vellum is Limited to Two Hundred and Fifteen numbered copies of which Two Hundred only are for sale throughout the world. This Copy is number 63. 48 pages of text followed by 24 tipped in coloured plates each with descriptive text. Small folio, natural vellum, spine with five raised bands and gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Gold coloured endpapers. Bound by Zaensdorf. Beautiful condition. contained in broken slip case. 150.00

3026. LE GALLIENNE (Richard): The Religion of a Literary Man.

London, Elkin Mathews and John Lane. New York, G. P. Putnam's. 1893. Limited Edition of 250 copies. Title page with black decorated border containing author, title and publishers in red. Half title in red within single black border. Each page contains text in red and black within a border. List of books by Richard Le Gallienne at back of book issued by The Bodly Head, November 1893 (7pp. uncut) and List of Books in Belles Lettres dated September 1893 (15pp. uncut).8vo. bound in light brown cloth, lighter rectangular border with Fleur de Lys at each corner on both covers. Gilt spine, top edge trimmed others deckled. A very nice copy. 60.00

5209. MACBETH (George): The Screens

London, Turret Books, 1967 Six folded card Chinese screens, two blue, two maroon, two tan, each with illustration on left hand fold. small 4to original folding slipcase in parchment, cover darkened in places. Limited Edition of 200 copies of which this is number 35 signed by the author. 25.00

120. SPIRIT (Bonnie): Pink Rose Bush

USA Avitar Books 1985 First and Limited Edition. Illustrated by Patricia Lightfoot. 8vo. original cloth fine in dustwrapper, inscribed by the author. 5.00

2333. SWINBURNE (Algernon Charles): Atalanta in Calydon. A Tragedy.

London, The Medicic Society Ltd. 1923. Limited Edition of 1000 copies (this is No. 517) on hand made Riccardi Paper. Roy8vo. original patterned boards, buckram spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Some pages uncut. Signature and date on ffep. 25.00

5132. WILLIAMSON (Bro. George Charles) Horologer to ye Sette: Ye Roll of Ye Members of Ye Sette of Odd Volumes. Vol. II

London, Imprynted for Ye Sette at Ye Chiswick Press and to be had by no booksellers 1920. Ye second volume of ye roll of Ye Members of Ye Sette of Odd Volumes wherein it is stated what ye members did occupy themselves with, during ye Great War, especially the Brother Singer who did stay in Germany, and telleth of his travail there in entertaining fashion, and with a brief account of all ye members that have died since ye issue of ye first volumer and of what they did do. Opsculum LXXII Limited Edition of 199 copies of which this is number 140. The presented unto has not been filled in. 12mo. original paper wrapper covering card covers. A little discoloured. Deckled edges. 20.00

5134. WILLIAMSON (Bro. George Charles)Horologer to Ye Sette.: Some Other Odd Volumes. A Paper Read before Ye Sette of Odd Volumes at ye 352nd Meeting April 15th 1919.

London, Imprynted for ye author at ye press of Huggins & Co. and to be had by no booksellers, 1927. Opusculum LXXXIII. Limited Edition of 133 copies of which this is unnumbered and has not been presented unto. All pages uncut. 12mo original card covers. very good condition. 15.00

1115. WOLFE (Humbert): Others Abide.

London, Ernest Benn 1927. Limited Edition of 400 copies on hand made paper, signed by the author. 8vo. cream boards, cream cloth spine with paper label (spare label at end of book). No inscriptions. 30.00

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