Frederick Marryat The Pirate, and The Three Cutters, Bell & Daldy, 1867, rebound in fine green quarter calf, gilt; 20 steel engravings mainly after Clarkson Stanfield; 1870 gift inscription top of page iv; some fox marks
R. Ellis Gerrard Ballads of Battle and Poems of Peace, Newcastle 1914 (Afghan Wars, Boer War etc); A.W. Black Pilau: Being Lays of East and West, A. Stockwell, 1924 (WWI Campaign in Iraq and Persia); & C.E. Howarth War and other Poems, London 1904. All gilt cloth, VG. (3)
Robert Morgan Voices in the Dark, Arc Publications, 1976, signed & inscribed by the author; and Peter J. Neville Havins The Matchbox, Swansea, 1975; both fine First edition in VG d/w. (2)
Alice Daglish & Ernest Rhys The Land of Nursery Rhyme, Dent, 1932, First Edition, illustrated by Charles Folkard including 8 colour plates; original pictorial cloth, rubbed at periphery, fine internally
Anglo-Indian Fiction comprising Lady Helen Forbes It's a way They Have in the Army, 1905, 1st Edn; M. Leonora Eyles Captivity,1922, 1st Edn, some foxing; and Harold Begbie The Challenge, Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. All original cloth, browning to endpapers. (3)
Frederic Dillaye Les Etapes du Cirque Zoulof, Paris (c.1895), original pictorial cloth, gilt, spine a little faded; a.e.g.; illustrated by Charles Clerice; rear inner hinge with tape repair. 421pp
Selection of Gaelic and Scots Dialect poetry 1909-1940, largely First Editions, including works by Albert Mackie, James Mackereth, Angus Robertson and Charles Murray. (7)
Len Deighton Funeral in Berlin, Jonathan Cape, 1964, First Edition in VG complete d/w; ownership label top of front endpaper o/w fine internally.
Book-Lore: A Magazine devoted to Old Time Literature, Elliot Stock, December 1884 to November 1887, Vols I to IV complete, bound into 3; quarto, original leather covered boards very worn & now covered in protective brown paper wrappers; text-block uncut 2 sides and very clean internally in sound bindings. (3)
William E.A. Axon Stray Chapters in Literature, Folk-Lore, and Archaelogy, John Heywood, Manchester, 1888, 1st Edition; original gilt cloth, worn at corners, frayed at top & foot of spine; clean text, 309pp + Axon bibliography.
Ulick Ralph Burke (Ed.) Sancho Panza's Proverbs and others which occur in Don Quixote, Basil Montagu Pickering, 1872, 1st Edition;original blue gilt cloth, gilt library number at foot of spine; endpapers browned; engraved title.
Charlotte Bronte The Complete Poems of Charlotte Bronte, edited by Clement Shorter, Hodder & Stoughton, 1923, First Edition; original boards with quarter cloth, gilt, slight wear at corners; ownership inscriptions front endpapers; t.e.g., uncut elsewhere; xxi+244pp
Edward Moxon Sonnets, London, 1830, First Edition, privately printed; re-cased, original leather over new boards & endpapers; old library stamp; clean text. 46pp
Isaac D'Israeli Curiosities of Literature, John Murray, 1817, 3 volumes, nicely rebound in modern cloth, gilt; and D'Israeli's Amenities of Literature, Edward Moxon, 1842, 3 volumes, original cloth, gilt, top of spine of Vol.2 badly chipped. (6)
Sheila Burnford signed & inscribed books (5), all in good to fine d/w including The Incredible Journey, 1965; plus another signed by John Timpson. (6)
Daddy's Bobby; by Hesper and Naomi, and Other Stories of Street Life, Liverpool Caxton Brigade, original decorated cloth, gilt, good; gift inscription of 1884; modern ownership stamp. 70pp
A.A. Milne Winnie the Pooh, 1927, 3rd Edition, original gilt cloth, VG; Now We are Six, 1927, 1st Edition, a little worn & faded; and Toad of Toad Hall, 1929, 1st Edition, original gilt cloth, VG; first two titles with brief ownership inscription. Together with Kate Greenaway Mother Goose, Frederick Warne, c.1900, pictorial boards. (4)
Othello, The Folio Society Letterpress Shakespeare edition, 2007, in special case, folio, in three-quarter goatskin over marbled boards together with a small companion volume edited by Michael Neill. No. 151 of 3750 produced. VF, the case slightly marked.
C.J. Apperley Nimrod Abroad, Henry Colburn, 1842, 2 volumes; full 19th Cent. leather, gilt, for the Society of Writers, spines worn with some professional repairs, marble edged; minor damp staining to margins of first & last few pages of each volume o/w VG internally. Much detail on horse-racing in Europe & America, Hunting in India, etc. 285+306pp (2)