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The Works of Shakespeare in 8 volumes - Lewis Theobald
The Works of Shakespeare in 8 volumes - Lewis Theobald
Condition Very Good
Published by H.Lintott et al
Second Edition
London 1740
Very good second edition of the work first published in 1734 which superceded Pope's edition and has been the cornerstone of many editions since.
8 volumes in contemporary calf sometime recently rebacked with raised bands and red title labels.
Frontis portrait of Shakespeare to volume one and a facing plate to each separate work througfhout, after H.Gravelot, engraved by G.Vander Gucht.
# 20946



Price: 2,225.00 / $3,337.50


The Small House at Allington  Volumes 1&2 - Anthony Trollope
The Small House at Allington Volumes 1&2 - Anthony Trollope
Condition Very Good
Published by Smith, Elder and Co. London
First edition, first issue 1864
Illustrated by J.E.Millais RA
Vol.1. 312pp.
Vol.2. 316pp
Eighteen plates
Three quarter Morocco, marbled boards, end papers and block edges
# 20912



Price: 240.00 / $360.00


The Posthumous Papers of the Picwick Club - Charles Dickens
The Posthumous Papers of the Picwick Club - Charles Dickens
Condition Very Good
Published by Chapman and Hall, London
Undated, early edition, circa 1840
Illustrations by R.Seymour and "Phiz"
xiv, 609pp, 43 illustrations, frontis and vignette
Three quarter calf, marbled boards, end papers and block edges.
# 20909



Price: 175.00 / $262.50


Candide or Optimism - Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire
Candide or Optimism - Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire
Condition Very Good
Published by Nonesuch Press London 1939
Illustrated by Sylvain Sauvage
xix, 147pp with rwenty illustrations in colour.
# 20516s98

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Dangerous Acquaintances (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) - Choderlos de Laclos
Dangerous Acquaintances (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) - Choderlos de Laclos
Condition Very Good
Published by the Nonesuch Press, London 1940
Englished by Ernest Dowson, Preface by Andre Gide.
Illustrated by Chas Laborde
xviii, 387pp
# 20517s98

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Cupid and Psyches. The excellent narration of their marriage translated into English by William Adlington out of the Latine Bookes of the Golden Asse by Apuleius
Cupid and Psyches. The excellent narration of their marriage translated into English by William Adlington out of the Latine Bookes of the Golden Asse by Apuleius
Condition Good Plus with Slipcase
Published by Nonesuch Press, London 1923
Limited edition, No.126 of 625 copies.
William Adlington's translation was first published in 1566, this Nonesuch edition has been derived from the 1639 reprint.
The decorative borders were designed by Geofroy Tory circa 1524.
# 20475

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Price: 28.00 / $42.00


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