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FLETCHER, F. Morley. Wood-block printing... London. Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., [s.d., c.1926?] 12mo. xxiii, 131pp, [3]. With a 23 half-tone reproductions of various examples of printing, an original print designed and cut by the author printed on Japanese paper, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's cloth-backed green paper boards, lettered in black. A trifle rubbed and bumped. A near fine copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23750
BOGARDE, Dirk. Snakes & ladders. London. Chatto & Windus, 1978. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 339pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further 23 photographic illustrations. Original publisher's green cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle marked and rubbed. Pictorial endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'For Bryan / very best wishes - & memory of ENSA / Dirk'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24917
OOSTENS-WITTAMER, Yolande. Das hotel Solvay erleben. [Brussels]. [Editions Lebeer Hossman], [1995]. Second edition. Folio. 32pp. Sixteen folded sheets loosely inserted into original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Extremities a trifle marked. Overall a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 25293
[ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS]. A list of contributing members to the society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and commerce. Extended to December 31st, 1818. [London]. [Printed by order of the Society], [1819]. (xl) pp.

[Bound with:] A list of contributing members to the society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and commerce. Extended to December 31st, 1819. [London]. [Printed by order of the Society], [1820]. (xli) pp, [1].

8vo. Recent tan cloth-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting black calf lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Leaves lightly browned, very occasional coloured pencil highlighting. More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21625
H[ORNE], J[ohn]. The diversions of an autograph-hunter. London. Elliot Stock, 1894. First edition. 8vo. [6], 106pp. With a frontispiece facsimile of a note signed by Mark Twain, and one further plate of facsimile autographs. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Endpapers browned, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21812
COLVIN-SMITH, R. C. M.. The life and works of Colvin Smith, R.S.A. 1796-1875. Aberdeen. The University Press, 1939. First edition. 8vo. One of one hundred copies printed. viii, 134pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further nine photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper worn and damp-stained. 'Review copy' inscribed to FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23376
ALDRICH, Henry. The elements of civil architecture... Oxford. Printed by W. Baxter, for J. Parker, 1818. Second edition. 8vo. viii, 151pp, [1]. With a half-title, and engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further 55 engraved plates. Later black cloth, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Offsetting to title page, occasional spotting to plates. Armorial bookplate of Cranstoun of Corehouse to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25066
[GOETHE], ARNIM, Bettina von. Goethe et Bettina correspondance inedite de Goethe et de Mme Bettina d'Arnim. Traduit de l'allemand par Seb. Albin. Paris. Au Comptoir des Imprimeurs Unis, 1843. First French editon. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. [2], xvi, 348, [4], 364pp. Recent navy morocco backed mottled boards. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, title-page laid-down due to tearing, loss to bottom corner of p.195-6, second half-title with repaired tear, some minor browning thought overall clean. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13989
[MELMOTH, William, the younger]. The letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1784. Ninth edition. 8vo. xii, 452pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, splitting to joints, some loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP, an internally clean and crisp copy. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 14479
GILPIN, William. An essay on prints. London. Printed for R. Blamire, 1792. Fourth edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 174pp, [2], xi, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, without lettering-piece. Rubbed, upper joint split. Marbled endpapers, evidence of removal of bookplate to FEP, bookplate to FFEP of 'John Harris', lightly foxed in parts. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 14575