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  1. Small folio ( 29 x 26 cm), 39 pages of manuscript interleaved with blank pages, decorated endpapers, binders label, dated '1927' on endpapers; bound in later full red morocco gilt.

    £5,000
  2. 12mo. Half-title with advertisements on verso. Contemporary green sheep by Khi of Moscow 1843 (signed & dated in gilt to binding margin), elaborate gilt ornaments to boards and spine, moire endpapers, green silk bookmark, gilt edges.

    £1,250
  3. One of 600 copies; 8vo; title printed in red & black, 5 etched plates by Charles Ricketts, 1 engraved bookplate design by William Bell Scott, tissue guards; publisher's gilt-patterned green cloth, a little rubbed and bumped at corners and spine ends, but overall an attractive, clean copy.

    £120
  4. First edition, first printing, author's presentation copy, inscribed 'à mon cher confrère d'outre-manche Hamilton Aidé, Gus. Flaubert' on half-title; 8vo; text a little toned, very light creasing to upper, outer marginal corner of early pages, very occasional spotting, otherwise good; later full green calf, scuffed and rubbed to extremities, spine faded, upper board a little splayed but sound.

    £12,500
  5. First edition, first printing, first state binding (the gilt stamp to the foot of the spine bearing publisher's name 'J.R.Osgood & Co' without a full stop); 8vo; some marginal toning, contents separating a little; publisher's terracotta cloth, spine darkened, rubbed at corners and along joints, a few marks and scuffs, a little frayed and nicked at spine ends; [2 (blank), 7], 496 pp.

    £950
  6. One of 100 specially bound copies on japon vellum; 8vo; title printed in red & black, 5 etched plates by Charles Ricketts, 1 engraved bookplate by William Bell Scott, tissue guards (browned), small ink name to front free endpaper; publisher's gilt-patterned vellum, slightly splayed and rubbed, overall an attractive copy.

    £350
  7. First edition; 4to; 'printed at the Chiswick Press...in Monotrype Bodoni on Arnold & Foster's Indian Toned Laid Hand Made Paper', the title-page decorated with a hitherto unpublished illustration by Beardsley, three ink corrections to p.viii of Preface, a few instances of interesting marginalia (one shown), otherwise internally very clean and bright, publisher's gilt plaid black cloth, edges untrimmed, as published, corners and spine ends bumped, otherwise very good indeed.

    £150
  8. Limited edition number 85 of 106 specially-bound copies on hand-made paper and signed by the artist, Granville-Barker and Rutherston, from an total edition of 606; 4to; colour plates by Charles Ricketts, printed at the Shakespeare Head Press of Stratford-upon-Avon; publisher's brown morocco with elaborate strapwork panels in gilt, by Zaehnsdorf, spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, a little rubbed at extremities, joints starting but sound, small dent to rear board, otherwise very good-plus; lix, [blank], 84, [1]pp.

    £950
  9. First edition in book form, first issue (with 'visiter' for 'sister' on p. 123 and 'latter' for 'letter', 'flys' for 'flies' on p. 245, and 'visiters' for 'visitors' on p. 272); 8vo; engraved portrait of Dickens after Daniel Maclise and 39 engraved plates by H.K. Browne [Phiz], some minor toning and a few spots to plates, otherwise bright; later full polished tan calf by Morrell, gilt-ruled borders, raised bands, gilt spine compartments, gilt-rolled edges, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, a few minor marks, otherwise a very handsome copy.

    £2,200
  10. First edition, 8vo., [xvi], 89, [3] pp., with frontispiece and 25 plates, with headpieces and other illustrations by Thomson in text, partially unopened; publisher's maroon cloth gilt, bevelled edges, top edge gilt, printed dust-wrapper; slight rubbing at extremities, wrapper somewhat chipped, otherwise a very good copy.

    £520
 

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