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CAREY, ROSA N.: Averil. Frontispiece; 276pp. orig. olive green cloth, slight wear on extremities, 9th Impression, Office of 'The Girl's Own Paper', n.d. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17686] £10

CARTER, S.: Nothing Fixed or Final. Poems. iv+44pp. orig. wrappers, First Edition, Galliard, 1969. Very clean copy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW13492] £10

CASTEL, L.: Nouvelle Anthologie, ou Choix de Chansons. 640pp; some spotting. 12mo orig. marbled wrappers, uncut, Paris, Bechet Aine, 1826. [ Ref: RGW19891] £15

CASTLEDEN, R.: King Arthur The Truth Behind the Legend. Illus., maps, index; x+265pp. orig. cloth. Routledge, 2006. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15037] £10

[CAULFIELD, J.]: The Lives and Portraits of Remarkable Characters Drawn from the Most Authentic Sources. 2 vols. 60 engraved plates only, apparently lacking 5 plates; viii+204, 203pp; spotting to a few leaves and plates. Large 8vo orig. straight-grained green morocco gilt, spine decorated in compartments, rubbed on extremities, 'A New Edition', Printed and Published by W. Lewis, 1819. [ Ref: RGW19108] £125
*Although James Caulfield [1764-1826] the printseller who made reproductions of old rare portrait prints to meet the demands of his customers is not mentioned, the personages portrayed are virtually the same as in his publications. Perhaps this was a pirated edition. The range of eccentric figures includes Foster Powell, the pedestrian, and the Marquess of Queensbury. There are many London street traders like Tiddy Doll and the Pig-Pye Man.

CHAPBOOK. The Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and Her Dog. Part I Adorned with Cuts. 15 woodcuts, 16pp including wrappers. (3.75 x 2.5in) in orig. yellow wrappers, stamp on front cover of a York printer, York, Printed by James Kendrew, n.d. [c.1820]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19410] £50

[CHARLES, ELIZABETH]: An Old Story of Bethlehem One Link in the Great Pedigree. 6 fine chromolithograph plates; 32pp. orig. pictorial buckram gilt, slight marking 1st edit., S.P.C.K., printed by Wyman &Sons, n.d. [1884] [ Ref: RGW14764] £10

CHILVERS, I.: The Concise Oxford Companion of Art and Artists. viii+653pp. orig. cloth, Oxford University Press, Folio Society Edition, 2006. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15011] £10

A CLERGYMAN WIFE. The Robins' Nest; And Where do you think they built it? A Truthful tale. Frontis and other full-page wood-engraved illus., adverts at end; 130pp. 12mo orig blue cloth gilt, wear on extremities, Griffith &Farran &Southsea, Mills and Sons, n.d. [1873]. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW19602] £10

COATES, W.H.: Dora Hamilton; Or, Sunshine and Shadow. Adverts. at end; 180pp. orig. pictorial brown cloth gilt, slight wear in extremities, Religious Tract Society, n.d.. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16651] £10

COLLINGWOOD, HARRY: Overdue. Or, The Strange Story of a Missing Ship. 6 plates by W.H. HOLLOWAY; 287pp. orig. red pictorial cloth gilt, 1st edit., Blackie &Son, 1911. Very good copy with prize label pasted on inside cover [ Ref: RGW12737] £10

COLLINS, W., GRAY, T. &BEATTIE, J.: Poetical Works. A little staining to engraved title; vi+308pp. 12mo contemp. full green morocco gilt, hand tooled decoration on covers and spine, slight wear on extremities, a.e.g. Printed for Scott, Webster &Geary, 1839. Armorial Bookplate of Stephen Glynne Williams. [ Ref: RGW19477] £20

COOLIDGE, SUSAN. JESSIE M. KING (Illus.) What Katy Did. Illus. on title; 156pp; lacking frontispiece. orig. pictorial boards designed by JESSIE M. KING, wear on extremities, pinhole marks on rear cover, Collins' Clear-Type Press, n.d. Very good clean copy. [ Ref: RGW14864] £50

CORELLI, ARCANGELO: Twelve Sonatas for Two Violins &a Bass with a Thorough Bass for the Organ or Piano Forte. Opera Prima-Quarta. 4 Parts. Engraved titles and music; a few leaves and titles torn and now repaired with paper strips. folio (13.5 x 9.5in), leather-backed, marbled boards, worn, one cover detached Preston and his Wholesale Warehouse, 71 Dean Street, n.d. c.1822-30. [ Ref: RGW16827] £40

[CORY, WILLIAM JOHNSTON]: Ionica. vi+209pp; erratum slip. orig. light blue cloth, spine gilt, a little marking, some wear on extremities, George Allen, 1891. Ownership signature of F.G. Kenyon [1863-1952] Principal Librarian of British Museum. [ Ref: RGW19105] £25
*William Johnston, later Cory [1823-1892] a poet and teacher, was educated at Eton, where he himself was to become a gifted teacher. This edition combines his two earlier volumes of poetry with a few additions.

COWARD, N.: Design for Living. A Comedy in Three Acts. vi+122pp; occasional spotting including on title. orig. cloth, spine and parts of covers faded, slight wear on extremities, tiny patches of cloth missing from front cover near joint, 1st edit., 1933. [ Ref: RGW12563] £10

COWARD, N.: Design for Living. A Comedy in Three Acts. vi+122pp. orig. cloth, spine faded, 1st edit., 1933. [ Ref: RGW18624] £10

COWPER, WILLIAM: Poems. 2 vols. Additional engraved vignette titles (foxed); 252, 220pp. 12mo contemp. full straight-grained black morocco, lyre with two eagles blocked in gilt in centre of covers, border of double fillet in gilt, spine with raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt, rubbed on extremities, a.e.g., Chiswick, Printed by C. Whittingham, for T. Tegg, R. Jennings and others, 1824. [ Ref: RGW12748] £25
*Volume from Whittingham's Cabinet Library.

COWPER, WILLIAM: The Poetical Works. 4 engraved plates, foxed; xvi+464pp. 8vo orig. green morocco gilt, spine decorated in compartments with raised bands, covers with triple fillet border, central forme of repeated tools with corner decorations, upper joint cracked, slight wear on extremities, a.e.g., N. Nelson &Sons, 1853. [ Ref: RGW19478] £20

CRABBE, GEORGE: Poetical Works of George Crabbe. With Life. 4 steel-engraved plates, text printed within pictorial colour-printed border; xvi+496pp. orig. brown pictorial embossed cloth gilt, lozenge inset with varnished colour-printed red flowers, on front cover, pictorial roundels in corners, bevelled edges, a.e.g. Edinburgh, Gall &Inglis, n.d. [c.1880] Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW12708] £25
*Fine Victorian binding in the Landscape Series of Poets.

CRADOCK, Mrs H.C.: Josephine, John and the Puppy. 7 colour plates and 13 black and white illus., some full-page by HONOR C. APPLETON; 64pp; a little spotting to a few leaves. 4to (10in x 7.5in) orig. cloth-backed boards, colour plate of dog pulling at lace on front cover, slight wear on extremities, Blackie &Son, n.d [?1952]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW12551] £20

CRANE, THOS. &HOUGHTON, ELLEN E.: Abroad. Colour illus., some full-page by THOMAS CRANE, text printed within border; 56pp. orig. cloth- backed pictorial boards, slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Marcus Ward &Co, [1882]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19928] £40

WALTER CRANE. [DIXON, AMY &MARY FRANK]: A Flower Wedding : described by Two Wallflowers. Decorated by Walter Crane. Full-page colour illus. by WALTER CRANE; 40pp; two pages marked. orig. cloth- backed pictorial boards, wear on corners, a little spotting on front cover, 1st edit., Cassell &Co, 1905. [ Ref: RGW19278] £40
*Printed on double leaves, folded once, in Japanese style.

CRISTOFARO, F. DE: Method for Mandoline. Part 2 only. vi+69pp; diagrams and music; text in English. Folio 345 x 270mm, half maroon leather gilt, wear on extremities, Lemoine et Fils, Paris &Bruxelles, n.d. ?1884. [ Ref: RGW18855] £40
*Ferdinando de Cristofaro [1846-1890] was an Italian virtuosi mandolin player, who visited London many times.

CROWDEN, JAMES: Blood Earth &Medicine. A Year in the Life of a Casual Agricultural Labourer. With a foreword by John Fowles. 64pp. orig. wrappers, 1st edit., set in Monotype and Printed in Monotype Imprint at the Parrett Press, Martock, 1991. [ Ref: RGW330] £8
*Poetry which captures the way of life of an agricultural worker. The author, former army officer and anthropologist, recalls in his introduction, "Most of the material for Blood Earth &Medicine has been gathered over the last ten years in Dorset and Somerset, with occasional forays over the border in Devon and Wiltshire, an area approximating to, the old Kingdom of Wessex. I wanted to live life in the raw, and so in a sense my lifestyle was dictated by the nature of the land, as well as a few chance encounters. The time which I had spent abroad in mountainious regions had impressed upon me the fundamental importance of agriculture and the deep relationship that should naturally exist between people and the land. . . What interested me was the work and the way in which it influenced people's lives &their thinking."

CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE: George Cruikshank's Omnibus. (Edited by Laman Blanchard). 22 etched plates, including his self-portrait, 78 wood-cut illus. in text; x+300pp. 8vo orig. red cloth, spine gilt, wear on extremities, joints strenghtened, New Edition, Bell &Daldy,Tilt &Bogue, 1870. [ Ref: RGW2232] £25
*The Omnibus was started in May 1841 as a monthly magazine. Marryat, Thackeray and M.H. Barker were among the contributors. Cruikshank intended to continue it, in partnership with Ainsworth, but it did not succeed and Cruikshank started his "Table Book". It includes an illustration and poem entitled, "Photographic Phenomena, Or the New School of Portrait-Painting".

DANCE, WILLIAM: The Waterman A Favourite Air Arranged as a Rondo for the Piano Forte by William Dance. Engraved title and music; 5pp. folio, disbound, Lavenu &Mitchell, 29 New Bond Street, n.d. c.1805. SIGNED with initials WD. [ Ref: RGW16323] £20
*From the opera 'The Waterman' by Charles Dibdin.

DARBY, JOHN: Just Published An Entire New Work, Gospel Poems, Never Before Seen in Print. Which will be found to contain the Great Truths of the Everlasting Gospel, for the Everlasting Consolation of the Church of God, The Bride, the Lamb's Wife, Adorned for her Husband. 36pp; creasing to corners of some leaves. orig. blue wrappers, Exeter, Sold by Author, Son, and Agent and no other, Printed by R. Spencer, 1836. This edition not on Copac. [ Ref: RGW17855] £30
*Darby of St Sidwell's published other books of poems with similar titles.

DAVIES, L: A is for Ox. A Short History of the Alphabet. Photographic illus.; 335pp. orig. cloth, 1st Folio Society edit., 2006. Fine copy in slipcase (small split). [ Ref: RGW14181] £10

DE BERGERAC, CYRANO, SAVINIEN: La Mort D'Agrippine Tragedie. Printer's mark; xii+84pp; one small wormhole through text. 12mo marbled wrappers, Second Edition, Paris, Charles de Sercy, 1661. [ Ref: RGW19887] £150
*Hercule Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac [1619-1655] was a French libertine playwright and novelist. This play was first published in 1654.

DE GENLIS, MADAME: Les Petits Emigres, ou Correspondance de Quelques Enfans. Ouvrage fait pour Servir a l'Education de la Jeunesse. Vol I only. x+404pp; title stained, tears to third leaf. 8vo contemp. half calf, spine gilt, marbled boards, slight wear on extremities, Berlin, Chez Francois de Largarde, 1798. [ Ref: RGW19579] £25
*In this edition it is only Berlin on the title as place of publication. First two leaves on a stub and printed in different type.

DEFOE, DANIEL: The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner. Illus. by JOHN LAWRENCE; 284pp. orig. pictorial cloth gilt, Folio Society Edition, Fifth Printing, 2006. Fine copy in slipcase (slight wear on edges). [ Ref: RGW14331] £10

DEFOE, DANIEL: The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. New Edition, Enriched with elegant Plates descriptive of the subjects. 2 vols. Half-titles, frontispieces and 6 engraved plates, two after Ansell by Barlow, 1p advert at end. iv+284, 276pp; lacking I6 &7, and M3 &4 in vol. II; a few leaves loosening. 12mo orig. half roan gilt, marbled boards, worn, slight tear at head of spine, Printed at the Minerva Press, for Lane and Newman, 1803. [ Ref: RGW19115] £50
*Scarce edition not in British Library or Bodleian. The Victoria and Albert Museum has volume one of a similar Minerva Press edition published in 1801. Curiously the paper used for the marbled boards had earlier been printed with a report of accounts.

DEULIN, C.: Johnny Nut and the Golden Goose Done into English by Andrew Lang. Illus. and decorations by AM. LYNEN; [viii]+45pp. folio orig. blue pictorial cloth gilt, designed by W. Reader, wear on extremities, some marking on covers, t.e.g., 1st English edit., Longmans, Green &Co, 1887. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16646] £50

DIBDIN, CHARLES: Say Little Foolish Flutt'ring Thing. A Favorite Song. In the Padlock . . . 3pp engraved music. folio disbound, I. Diether, n.d. c.1810. [ Ref: RGW18794] £10

DICKENS, CHARLES: Barnaby Rudge. 633pp. contemp. half red calf gilt prize binding by Oxford Bindery, t.e.g., Everyman's Library, 1913. [ Ref: RGW13802] £15

DICKENS, CHARLES: A Christmas Carol. 8 Colour plates and other illus. by MICHAEL FOREMAN; 173pp. Large 8vo orig. pictorial blue cloth gilt, Folio Society Edition, 2nd printing, 2007. Very good copy in slipcase (slight wear on edge) [ Ref: RGW15008] £10

DICKENS, CHARLES: Little Dorrit. Frontispiece and additional etched title, 38 etched plates by H.K. BROWNE, three line errata on page xiv, with 'po litical' on p 50, 'chimnies' on p342, 'diceing' on p 360, 'BB2' at bottom of p 371, 'Rigaud' for 'Blandois' on p.474, some spotting to plates, text pages clean; xiv+625pp; no errata slip. 8vo contemp. crushed tan morocco gilt , spine decorated in compartments, with raised bands, some wear on extremities, lower joint split, First Edition, Bradbury &Evans, 1857. [ Ref: RGW19464] £90

DICKENS, CHARLES: The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. Frontispiece and additional pictorial title, and other wood-engraved illus. after Tenniel, Leech, Stone and Stanfield, 2pp adverts at beginning; vi+188pp, some spotting on title. 12mo orig. red cloth gilt, rebacked retaining orig. backstrip, some wear on extremities, a.e.g., First Edition, Bradbury &Evans, 1848. [ Ref: RGW19474] £90

DOBSON, AUSTIN: A Handbook of English Literature. revised by W. Hall Griffin. Index; xvi+384pp. contemp. blue calf gilt prize binding, worn on extremities, spine label missing, New edit. Crosby, Lockwood &Son, 1897. Prize label Tettenhall College, Staffordshire. [ Ref: RGW13776] £10

DOBSON, W.T.: Royal Characters from the Works of Sir Walter Scott. Historical and Romantic. 12 mounted photographs, 16pp catalogue at end; x+344pp one gathering loose. orig. red pictorial cloth gilt, a little wear on spine, a.e.g., 1st edit., Bickers &Son, 1881. [ Ref: RGW12734] £20

DONIZETTI, GAETANO: Parisina Opera Seria in tre Atti Poesia di F. Romani . . . Ridotta con Accompagnamento di Piano Forte. Engraved music and libretto in Italian; 221pp; title stained and some staining to inner margins of some leaves. folio orig. cloth-backed printed boards, worn, some damage to front cover and spine, upper hinge broken, Paris, Bernard Latte, [c.1838] [ Ref: RGW17824] £50

DOUGLAS, NORMAN: London Street Games. Index; xii+104pp. orig. buckram backed blue and white patterned boards, spine gilt, tiny spots on front cover, t.e.g., rest uncut, Second Edition revised and enlarged, Chatto &Windus, 1931. No. 50 of 110 copies of the Special Edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW18877] £100
*Douglas first issued this work in 1916. It was unusual at this date to show an interest in these children's games.

DUDU (pseud): Flowers and Moonshine. Half-title, 5 plates; viii+88pp; some spotting. 8vo orig embossed red cloth gilt, some wear, head and foot of spine repaired, front hinge strengthened, 1st edit., Richardson Brothers, 1857. [ Ref: RGW19608] £50
*A scarce book of five short stories complete with all the plates.

DUGDALE, FLORENCE E.: The Book of Baby Pets. 19 mounted colour plates by E.J. DETMOLD; 120pp; some text leaves spotted. Large folio orig. cloth-backed pictorial boards, worn on extremities, Henry Frowde Hodder &Stoughton, n.d. [ Ref: RGW19458] £25

DUGDALE, FLORENCE E.: The Book of Baby Birds. 19 mounted colour plates by E.J. DETMOLD; 120pp; edge of frontispiece frayed, Large folio orig. cloth-backed pictorial boards, worn on extremities, some marking on boards, lower joint split, Henry Frowde Hodder &Stoughton, n.d. [ Ref: RGW19459] £30

DUGDALE, FLORENCE E.: The Book of Baby Beasts. 19 mounted colour plates by E.J. DETMOLD; 120pp. Large folio orig. cloth-backed pictorial boards, worn on extremities, some marking on boards, 1st edit., Henry Frowde Hodder &Stoughton, n.d. Inscription dated Xmas 1911. [ Ref: RGW19460] £50

DUNBAR, K. (Ed.): Landscape into Literature A Writer's Anthology. Illus.; 160pp. Paperback, 1st edit., Green Books, 2005. [ Ref: RGW17297] £5

E.H.J.L. &L.H.A.W.: Ten Little Water Hens. Illus. by E.E.C.; unpaginated. oblong 8vo (5 x 6.25in) orig. pictorial wrappers, ribbon on spine, some marking, faint crease on cover, 1st edit., n.p. n.d. ? c. 1900. No copy on Copac, possibly unrecorded. [ Ref: RGW19583] £75
*Counting song book with words, music and illustrations nicely produced by lithographic process on art paper. Presumably a private publication with no information given as to printer or date. The illustrations of animals are reminiscent of Beatrix Potter.

EDGEWORTH, MARIA: The Parent's Assistant, or Stories for Children. Vols II, III &IV only. 16mo orig. sheep-backed marbled boards, worn on extremities, two spines repaired with green cloth, Third Edition, with Additions, Printed for J. Johnson by G. Woodfall, 1800. [ Ref: RGW19630] £50

EDWARDS, T.: Worcestershire.Vision of England Series. Drawings by C.S. MARKBREITER, photographic illus., map, index; 112pp; endpapers browned. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Paul Elek, 1949. Very godd copy in frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW16978] £10

[TONNA, CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH]: Glimpses of the Past. Half-title, additional vignette title; iv+368pp. 8vo contemp. half calf, spine gilt, by A. Tepper of South Molton, with his label, 1st edit., Printed for R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1839. Contemporary presentation inscription. [ Ref: RGW19479] £40
*Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna [1790-1846] the polemical writer used the pseudonym Charlotte Elizabeth as with this work. Amos Tepper was also a printer who published some books. See RAMSDEN. Bookbinders of the United Kingdom (Outside London) 1780-1840. 1954. p. 161

[ELLIOTT, EMILY E.S.]: The Vendale Lost Property Office. 4 wood-engraved illus., 2pp adverts at end; 182pp. orig. embossed green cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, hinges cracked, 1st edit., Seeley, Jacskon and Halliday, 1869. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW19419] £20

ELLIOTT, RUTH: Dick's Troubles; And How He Met Them. Wood-engraved illus.; 95pp. 12mo orig green cloth gilt, colour-printed illus. on front cover, Wesleyan Conference Office, n.d. Inscription dated 1877, Clean copy. No copy on Copac. [ Ref: RGW19610] £15

EVERETT-GREEN, E.: The Three Graces, 7 plates by M.A. BOOLE, adverts at end; vii+256pp; a little loosening. orig. red cloth, a.e.g., 1st edit., Andrew Melrose, [1904]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16659] £15

FAIRLESS, MICHAEL: The Roadmender. 8 mounted tissued colour plates by E.W. WAITE; x+122pp; endpapers foxed. folio orig. white buckram gilt, some marking on covers, t.e.g., rest uncut, 1st edit., Duckworth &Co, 1911. Limited Edition of 350 copies. Very good copy. William Moorcroft's copy with his bookplate. [ Ref: RGW14913] £55
*William Moorcroft (1872-1945), Potter, was born in Burslem. Having studied at the South Kensington School of Art, he returned to the Potteries and worked as a designer for James McIntyre &Co. In 1913 he left to set up his own pottery, which continues to this day. Contains William Moorcroft's distinctive sepia printed bookplate, the design of which is inspired by illuminated initials from medieval manuscripts.

FANSHAWE, CATHERINE MARIA: The Literary Remains of Catherine Maria Fanshawe With Notes by the late Rev. William Harkness. Half-title; viii+79pp. orig. green cloth, spine gilt, uncut, slight wear on extremities, B.M. Pickering, 1876. One of only 250 copies. CHEW. Byron in England. p. 183 [ Ref: RGW19940] £50
*Catherine Maria Fanshawe, [1765Ð1834] was a poet, admired by Scott, whose work was little published in her lifetime but was circulated in manuscript. She was also a talented etcher. An earlier edition published by the editor had a very small circulation. This book contains the poem 'Aenigma or Riddle H' which commences 'Twas in heaven pronounced, and 'twas muttered in hell', first wrongly attributed to Byron in 'Three Poems not included in the Works of Lord Byron' (1818).

FARRAR, FREDERIC W.: The Life of Christ. 16 wood-engraved illus., index; xxxii+712pp. 8vo contemp. full tree calf, gilt, spine decorated in compartments with morocco leather label, binder's label of Hayward of Croydon, slight marking on covers, faint cracking on joints, 63rd Thousand, Cassell &Co, 1898. A fine binding. [ Ref: RGW19272] £30

FARRINGTON, B.: Samuel Butler and the Odyssey. 95pp. orig. cloth, a little frayed at head and foot of spine, 1st edit., J. Cape, 1929. [ Ref: RGW12786] £10

FLAUBERT, G. Madame Bovary Life in A Country Town. Translated by G. Hopkins. (Intro by Anita Brookner) xvi+383pp. orig. cloth, Oxford University Press, World's Classics, 1999. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16457] £5

FLYNN, P.: Francis Jeffrey. Portrait, index; 218pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Newark, University of Delware Press, 1978. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17608] £10

FOLIO SOCIETY. JAMES, H., LONDON, J., MANN, T., LAWRENCE, D.H., COLETTE. The Folio Books of Short Novels. Illus. by SASA FANELLI; 408pp. orig. decorative silver cloth, First Folio Society Edition, 1995. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW14266] £10
*Includes "The Turn of the Screw", "The Call of the Wild", "Death in Venice", "The Virgin and the Gipsy" and "Gigi"

FOLIO SOCIETY. Bingo Boys and Poodle-Fakers A Curious Compendium of Historical Slang Collected from the best authorities. Decorations by CLARE MACKIE; x+117pp. orig. pictorial boards, Folio Society, 2007. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW14515] £8

FOLIO SOCIETY. LEESON, E. (Intro) The Folio Books of Humorous Anecdotes. Illus. by NICK HARDCASTLE; 272pp. orig. pictorial cloth, Folio Society Edition, 2007. Fine copy in slipcase (worn on edges). [ Ref: RGW14522] £10

FOSCOLO, UGO: Essays on Petrarch. Folding engraved facsimile of Petrarch's hand writing; vi+325pp; some spotting. Large 8vo paper-covered boards, with facsimiles of 16th century bindings on covers, upper joint cracked, uncut, John Murray, 1823. 18th century engraving on endpaper. [ Ref: RGW18168] £150
*Lord Byron translated Petrarch's 'The Death of Mago' from the Latin. His name appears at the foot of page 217.

FRENCH CHILDREN'S SONGS. Chansons de France pour Les Petits Francais. Avec accompagnements de J.B. Weckerlin. Colour illus. by M.B. DE MONVEL and music, index; 48pp. oblong folio orig. pink cloth gilt, a little marking on covers, remains of ties, 1st edit., Paris, E. Plon, Nourrit &Cie, n.d. c. 1900. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW17703] £12

FRENCH CHILDREN'S SONGS. MANSION, HORACE: Old French Nursery Songs Music Arranged by Horace Mansion. 8 colour plates and other illus. by ANNE ANDERSON; 88pp. 4to orig. cloth-backed grey boards with colour plate on front cover, wear on extremities, 1st edit., George G. Harrap &Co, [1917]. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW17802] £15

GALSWORTHY, JOHN: Captures. 306pp; ownership signature and some browning on half-title. orig. blue cloth gilt, slight wear to extremities, 1st edit., 1923. [ Ref: RGW2748] £5
*This is the second issue, 12 advance copies were issued before objection was made to the list of "New Fiction".

GALSWORTHY, JOHN: The Forsyte Saga. 12 colour plates and 27 black and white illus., and head and tail-pieces by ANTHONY GROSS; xvi+821pp. orig. green cloth gilt, Illustrated edit., reprint, 1951. In frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW2757] £10

GALSWORTHY, JOHN: The Silver Spoon. viii+324pp; 8pp adverts at end. orig. green cloth gilt, 1st edit., 1926. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW12572] £5

GARRETT, J.M.: Sixty Years of British Music Hall. Illus. and music. folio orig. pictorial wrappers, nick at head, 1st edit., Chappell &Co, 1976. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17811] £10

GASKELL, MRS: Cranford. 24 colour plates by EVELYN PAUL; 247pp; some foxing to text leaves. orig. cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, Chapman &Hall, Burlington Library, n.d. [? c. 1910]. [ Ref: RGW18631] £10

GATTY, Mrs ALFRED: Legendary Tales. Wood-engraved illus. by Phiz; 298pp; contents loosening. orig. embossed red cloth, spine gilt, wear on extremities, 1st edit., Bell &Daldy, 1858. [ Ref: RGW16657] £15
*The stories are 'A Legend of Sologne', 'The Hundredth Birthday' and 'The Treasure-Seekers'.

BON GAULTIER (Ed.) The Book of Ballads. Illus. by Doyle, Leech and Crowquill; x+292pp. orig. green pictorial cloth gilt, bevelled boards, some wear on extremities, 14th edit., W. Blackwood &Sons, 1884. [ Ref: RGW12717] £10
*Bon Gaultier was the pseudonym of Sir Theodore Martin.

GAULTIER, M. L'ABBE ALOISIUS EDOUARD CAMILLE: Cours de Lectures Graduees pour Les Enfans de Six, Sept et Huit Ans. Second Cours. Vols II &III only (of 6). Half-titles, two folding hand-coloured tables (some tears). 16mo orig. sheep-backed marbled boards, worn on extremities, M.M. Elmsley, E. Newbery &T. Boosey, 1798. cf. ESTC N65293 ROSCOE, J143A (8). Inscribed 'Harriet L. Trevelyan the gift of her Mama September 3rd 1807' [ Ref: RGW19628] £50
*A comprehensive reading scheme for young students of French which in total came to nine volumes. All volumes of this series are scarce.

GAUTIER, THEOPHILE, FILS: Aventures du Baron de Munchhausen Traduction Nouvelle. Illustrees by Gustave Dore. Wood-engraved illus., some full-page after GUSTAVE DORE; viii+230pp; some spotting. folio (11.25 x 8.25in) contemp. half red morocco, rebacked, Paris, Furne, Jouvet et Cie, n.d. ? c.1870. [ Ref: RGW19473] £25

GENLIS, STEPHANIE DE: Alphonso and Dalinda, or the Magic of Art and Nature. A Moral Tale. Trans. by Thomas Holcroft. 216pp; lacks 15-22pp, leaves browned. 12mo old leather backed boards, worn, covers defective, Fairhaven, VT, 1799. [ Ref: RGW19850] £25
*An early Vermont imprint. It has been suggested Judah Spooner was the printer.

GIBERNE, AGNES: Hungering and Thirsting. Wood-engraved illus.; 106pp. 8vo orig. brown cloth gilt, Religious Tract Society, n.d. c. 1870. Bright copy. [ Ref: RGW19588] £10

GINSBERG, ALLEN. The Art of Poetry. In, The Paris Review. No. 37. Illus.; 155pp. orig. wrappers, Paris, 1966. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW15133] £10
*Includes this long interview with Ginsberg, as well as his poem 'Fragment 1957 - The Names'.

GLASGOW, GERALDINE: The Girl I Left Behind Me. Colour-printed frontis and other illus.; 64pp. orig. pictorial brown cloth, Ernest Nister, n.d. [c.1918]. A clean copy. [ Ref: RGW19595] £10

GOLDSMITH, OLIVER: The Deserted Village. Title and 14 full page colour-printed illus. by STEPHEN REID; 60pp. oblong folio (8.5 x 11in) pictorial simulated vellum gilt, bevelled boards, some marking on front cover, Gowans &Grey, 1907. A clean copy. [ Ref: RGW19472] £50
*A delightful book illustrated by this talented Scottish artist.

GOODALL, JOHN S.: Edwardian Entertainments. Colour illus. by JOHN GOODALL. oblong 8vo orig. blue cloth, 1st edit., Macmillan, 1981. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW19626] £10

GOODALL, JOHN S.: Victorians Abroad. Colour illus. by JOHN GOODALL. oblong 8vo orig. brown cloth, 1st edit., Macmillan, 1980. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW19627] £5

GOWER, LORD GRANVILLE LEVESON, 1st Earl Granville: Private Correspondence 1781 to 1821. Edited by Castalia Countess Granville. 2 vols. 18 plates, (some foxing), index. orig. maroon cloth, spines gilt, slight wear, uncut, John Murray, 1917. Max Beerbohm's copy with his signature on endpapers. [ Ref: RGW17563] £80

GRAHAM, ELIZABETH: Histories from Scripture, for Children: Exemplified by Appropriate Domestic Tales. Frontispiece and other full-page wood-engraved illus. by S. WILLIAMS; 208pp. Square 12mo orig. green cloth gilt, hinges strengthened, Second Edition, Dean and Munday, [?1845]. [ Ref: RGW19576] £25

GRAHAME, KENNETH: Dream Days. Half-title, 16pp catalogue at end; iv+277pp. orig. pictorial cloth, some wear on extremities, uncut, 2nd edit., John Lane, 1899. [ Ref: RGW12728] £8

GRAHAME, KENNETH: The Headswoman. 8 colour woodcuts and other illus. by MARCA LANE FOSTER; viii+54pp. orig. cloth-backed patterned boards, John Lane, 1921. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW18617] £10

GRANT, J.: Jack Chaloner of the Fighting Forty-Third. 322pp; some occasional foxing. contemp. blue cloth, spine gilt, George Routledge &Sons, n.d. [?1880s]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14002] £15
*A novel based in New Zealand during the Maori wars.

GREACHEN, R.: The Art of Noel Coward. Frontispiece portrait, plate of a painting, 3 folding facsimiles of manuscripts, errata slip, viii+87pp; a little foxing, publisher's imprint blocked out. orig. two-tone cloth gilt, 1st edit., Aldington, The Hand and Flower Press, 1953. Very good copy in clipped patterned d.w. [ Ref: RGW12560] £15

CHARLES GREEN Illustrator. The Fine Old English Gentleman. Colour-printed illus. by CHARLES GREEN. oblong 8vo ( 5 x 7.5in) orig. pictorial wrappers, slight marking on covers, small tear at foot of spine, a.e.g., 1st edit., Castell Brothers, Printed in Bavaria [c.1889]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19623] £20

GREEN, R. LANCELYN: The Adventures of Robin Hood. Colour illus. by JOHN HOLDER; 222pp. Large 8vo orig. green cloth gilt, Folio Society Edition, 4th printing, 2005. Very good copy in slipcase (worn) [ Ref: RGW14208] £10

GREEN'S Green's Nursery Annual. Additional colour-printed title, 2 colour printed plates, one after HARRISON WEIR, and other wood-engraved illus., text printed within red decorative border, 124pp. orig. blue cloth with arabesque design on covers, rebacked retaining backstrip and endpapers, wear on extremities, a.e.g., 1st edit., Darton &Co, 1847. Osborne p. 404.Clean copy of a scarce book. [ Ref: RGW19451] £50
*This would appear to be the first issue of this annual which appeared irregularly into the 1850s.

[KATE GREENAWAY ] TAYLOR, JANE &ANN: Little Ann and Other Poems. Colour illus. by KATE GREENAWAY printed by Edmund Evans, yellow endpapers; 64pp; a little spotting, inscription on endpaper 1906. 8vo orig. half green cloth, cream glazed pictorial covers, slight wear on extremities and on covers, Frederick Warne &Co, n.d. [c.1905]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14869] £40

[KATE GREENAWAY ] BROWNING, ROBERT: The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Colour illus. by KATE GREENAWAY, endpapers of armorial achievements with lions as supporters; 48pp; free endpapers browned, inscription on endpaper 1910. 8vo orig. cloth-backed, pictorial covers, wear on extremities, Frederick Warne &Co, Engraved and Printed by Edmund Evans, Racquet Court Press, n.d. [c.1910]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14893] £25

[KATE GREENAWAY ] RUSKIN, J. (Ed.): Dame Wiggins of Lee, and Her Seven Wonderful Cats: 22 woodcuts after KATE GREENAWAY; viii +40pp. 8vo orig. green cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, slight marks on front cover, 3rd edit., George Allen, 1902. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19463] £25
*This is based on an 1823 edition.

[KATE GREENAWAY ] A Apple Pie. 21 colour plates. by KATE GREENAWAY printed by Edmund Evans. oblong folio orig. green cloth-backed pictorial boards, wear on extremities, Frederick Warne &Co Ltd, n.d. [c.1923] [ Ref: RGW19618] £20

GREENE, G.: The Honorary Consul. Half-title; 335pp orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1973. [ Ref: RGW12758] £5

GREENE, G. &H.: The Spy's Bedside Book. Illus. by NICK HARDCASTLE; 263pp. orig. cloth, Folio Society edit., 2nd printing, 2007. Fine copy in slipcase (slight wear on edges) [ Ref: RGW14185] £8

GREGO, JOSEPH: The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow. Being Anecdotes of the Camp, Court, Clubs and Society 1810-1860. 2 vols. 33 hand-coloured plates, index; a little foxing to titles and endpapers. 8vo orig. green armorial cloth gilt, wear on extremities, t.e.g., John C. Nimmo, 1892. [ Ref: RGW17586] £50

GREGO, JOSEPH: The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow. Being Anecdotes of the Camp, Court, Clubs and Society 1810-1860. 2 vols. 25 plates, in duplicate, one set proofs and one set hand-coloured index; a little foxing to titles and endpapers. folio contemp. half brown morocco gilt, spine with raised bands, wear on extremities, joints split, t.e.g., John C. Nimmo, 1889. Limited to 870 numbered copies. [ Ref: RGW17607] £75


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