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Collection of Literature

In Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

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200 GBP
Edinburgh

Collection of Literature
19th and 20th-century publications
Kipling, Rudyard. London: Macmillan & Co. Limited, 1904-1937. Red cloth binding faded in places, edges and corners rubbed, some with ink inscriptions/bookplates, some dust-staining: Traffics and Discoveries, 1904; Plain Tales from the Hills, 1904 and 1912; Puck of Pook’s Hill, 1906; The Second Jungle Book, 1910; Life’s Handicap, 1913; A Diversity of Creatures, 1917; Kim, 1920; Many Inventions, 1920; Debits and Credits, 1926; Limits and Renewals, 1932; Actions and Reactions, 1936; Something of Myself, 1937;Lewis, Wyndham. Self Condemned. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1954. First edition, 8vo, nicks to corners and spine of dustjacket;Stevenson, Robert Louis. Island Nights’ Entertainments. London: Cassell & Company, 1893  First UK edition, 8vo, owner’s plate to free endpaper, blue morocco-grain cloth rubbed, head and tail of spine worn;Gray, Thomas. Poems. London: Private press, 1937. Printed for Eton College, 4to, original Japanese vellum boards with gilt embossed school coat of arms, some dust staining;Palinurus [Cyril Connolly]. The Unquiet Grave: A Word Cycle. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1946. 8vo, a few areas of loss to dustjacket, owner’s plate to pastedown endpaper;Cobbett, William. Rural Rides, volumes I and II. London: Reeves and Turner, 1885. 8vo, ink inscriptions to half-title page of each, edges bumped;Miller, Hugh. My Schools and Schoolmasters. Edinburgh: W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell [n.d]. Original green cloth boards fair, foxing to fore-edge and intermittently within;Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Complete Works. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1901-9. Red cloth boxed set of 14 volumes, box sun damaged, books in good condition: Men’s Wives, 1901; Vanity Fair, 1905; The Virginians, 1905; Contributions to Punch Etc., 1905; Catherine Lovell the Widower, 1906; Philip, 1906; The History of Pendennis, 1906; Burlesques Etc., 1904; Barry Lyndon Etc., 1906; Book of Snobs Etc., 1906, Esmond, 1905; The Paris Sketch Book Etc., 1906; Essays, Reviews Etc., 1906; The Newcomes, 1909;Bennett, Charles H. [illustrator]. The Fables of Aesop. London: W. Kent & Co., 1857. 4to, library binding and plate, some foxing;Galsworthy, John. Four Forsyte Stories. New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. Limited edition signed by the author, 762 of 896, good condition;Cleland, John. Fanny Hill. London: Luxor Press, 1963. 4to, half-title page and free endpaper dust-stained, upper edge of dust jacket rubbed;MacNeice, Louis. Collected Poems, 1925-1948. London: Faber and Faber, 1951. 8vo, taper repairs to upper edge of dust jacket;Thomas, Dylan. Collected Poems, 1934-1952. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1957. 12th impression;Balzac [translated to English] and Gustave Doré [illustrator]. Droll Stories Collected from The Abbeys of Touraine. London: John Camden Hotten, [n.d, after 1874]. 8vo, illustrated red cloth boards;Joyce, James. Stephen Hero. New York: James Laughlin, 1944;Borrow, George. Lavengro, The Scholar, The Gypsy and The Priest. London: The Gresham Publishing Co., [n.d]. 8vo, decorative blue cloth boards bumped;[Lockhart, John Gilbert]. Peter’s Letters to His Kinfolk, Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1819. Second edition, 8vo, contemporary half calf binding, 3 volumes;Grass, Günter and Ralph Manheim [translator]. Cat and Mouse. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. First English edition;Antonini, Annibal. Dictionnaire Francois, Latin et Italien. Lyon: Pierre Duplain, 1770. Second edition, 4to, contemporary calf;Mardrus, J.C. and Powys Mather [translator]. The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. London: Bibliophile Books, 1982. 4 volumes;[gardening]. Hooper’s Gardening Guide. London: H.M. Pollett, [n.d., circa 1880s]. 2nd edition, red cloth boards with gilt title, edges and corners bumped;Walford, E. The County Families of the United Kingdom. London: Robert Hardwicke, 1871. 8vo, red decorative cloth worn (40)

Collection of Literature
19th and 20th-century publications
Kipling, Rudyard. London: Macmillan & Co. Limited, 1904-1937. Red cloth binding faded in places, edges and corners rubbed, some with ink inscriptions/bookplates, some dust-staining: Traffics and Discoveries, 1904; Plain Tales from the Hills, 1904 and 1912; Puck of Pook’s Hill, 1906; The Second Jungle Book, 1910; Life’s Handicap, 1913; A Diversity of Creatures, 1917; Kim, 1920; Many Inventions, 1920; Debits and Credits, 1926; Limits and Renewals, 1932; Actions and Reactions, 1936; Something of Myself, 1937;Lewis, Wyndham. Self Condemned. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1954. First edition, 8vo, nicks to corners and spine of dustjacket;Stevenson, Robert Louis. Island Nights’ Entertainments. London: Cassell & Company, 1893  First UK edition, 8vo, owner’s plate to free endpaper, blue morocco-grain cloth rubbed, head and tail of spine worn;Gray, Thomas. Poems. London: Private press, 1937. Printed for Eton College, 4to, original Japanese vellum boards with gilt embossed school coat of arms, some dust staining;Palinurus [Cyril Connolly]. The Unquiet Grave: A Word Cycle. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1946. 8vo, a few areas of loss to dustjacket, owner’s plate to pastedown endpaper;Cobbett, William. Rural Rides, volumes I and II. London: Reeves and Turner, 1885. 8vo, ink inscriptions to half-title page of each, edges bumped;Miller, Hugh. My Schools and Schoolmasters. Edinburgh: W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell [n.d]. Original green cloth boards fair, foxing to fore-edge and intermittently within;Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Complete Works. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1901-9. Red cloth boxed set of 14 volumes, box sun damaged, books in good condition: Men’s Wives, 1901; Vanity Fair, 1905; The Virginians, 1905; Contributions to Punch Etc., 1905; Catherine Lovell the Widower, 1906; Philip, 1906; The History of Pendennis, 1906; Burlesques Etc., 1904; Barry Lyndon Etc., 1906; Book of Snobs Etc., 1906, Esmond, 1905; The Paris Sketch Book Etc., 1906; Essays, Reviews Etc., 1906; The Newcomes, 1909;Bennett, Charles H. [illustrator]. The Fables of Aesop. London: W. Kent & Co., 1857. 4to, library binding and plate, some foxing;Galsworthy, John. Four Forsyte Stories. New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. Limited edition signed by the author, 762 of 896, good condition;Cleland, John. Fanny Hill. London: Luxor Press, 1963. 4to, half-title page and free endpaper dust-stained, upper edge of dust jacket rubbed;MacNeice, Louis. Collected Poems, 1925-1948. London: Faber and Faber, 1951. 8vo, taper repairs to upper edge of dust jacket;Thomas, Dylan. Collected Poems, 1934-1952. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1957. 12th impression;Balzac [translated to English] and Gustave Doré [illustrator]. Droll Stories Collected from The Abbeys of Touraine. London: John Camden Hotten, [n.d, after 1874]. 8vo, illustrated red cloth boards;Joyce, James. Stephen Hero. New York: James Laughlin, 1944;Borrow, George. Lavengro, The Scholar, The Gypsy and The Priest. London: The Gresham Publishing Co., [n.d]. 8vo, decorative blue cloth boards bumped;[Lockhart, John Gilbert]. Peter’s Letters to His Kinfolk, Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1819. Second edition, 8vo, contemporary half calf binding, 3 volumes;Grass, Günter and Ralph Manheim [translator]. Cat and Mouse. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. First English edition;Antonini, Annibal. Dictionnaire Francois, Latin et Italien. Lyon: Pierre Duplain, 1770. Second edition, 4to, contemporary calf;Mardrus, J.C. and Powys Mather [translator]. The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. London: Bibliophile Books, 1982. 4 volumes;[gardening]. Hooper’s Gardening Guide. London: H.M. Pollett, [n.d., circa 1880s]. 2nd edition, red cloth boards with gilt title, edges and corners bumped;Walford, E. The County Families of the United Kingdom. London: Robert Hardwicke, 1871. 8vo, red decorative cloth worn (40)

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