Books, Maps & Atlases

16 Jan 2006, starting at 11:00 GMT.

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MORGAN (E.) The Tavern-Keeper or Publicans Directory and Family Assistant..., 3rd edition, original boards, worn and re-backed, n.d.; MOREWOOD (SAMUEL) An Essay on the Inventions and Customs... in the Use of Inebriating Liquors..., original cloth-backed boards, 1824; WINSKILL (P.T.) The Temperance Movement, 4 volumes bound in 2, half calf, 1893 (4)

LA FONTAINE (JEAN DE) Fables, 2 volumes illustrated by J.J. Granville, contemporary half calf, 1838 (2)

LE ROS (CHRISTIAN) Christmas Day and How It Was Spent, 4 hand-coloured illustrations after Phiz, calf, gilt, 12mo, 1854; DICKENS (CHARLES) Dombey and Son, 1st edition in book form, modern morocco, 1848; DICKENS (CHARLES) The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1st edition in book form, modern morocco, 1870; DICKENS (CHARLES) Martin Chuzzlewit, 1st edition in book form, modern morocco, 1844 (4)

LEWIS (MATTHEW GREGORY) The Monk, A Romance, 2 volumes, number 77 of 300 copies, original cloth, privately printed, [c1890?]; BECKFORD (WILLIAM) Vathek, 3rd edition, contemporary boards, defective, 1816 (3)

POPE (ALEXANDER) Works, 18 volumes, 70 plates, calf, extra gilt, 1804-1806 (18)

SHAKESPEARE (WILLIAM) Macbeth, illustrated by Salvador Dali, original boards, slipcase, New York, 1946

SWIFT (JONATHAN) A Tale of a Tub..., 7 coloured plates, foxing, half morocco, gilt-panelled spine, 1811

THEOCRITOS translated by Jack Lindsay, illustrated by Lionel Ellis, vellum, 4to, Franfrolico Press, n.d.; CARLYLE (THOMAS) Sardor Resartus, illustrated by E.J. Sullivan, cloth, 1898; with 5 other volumes. (7)

WAUGH (EVELYN) Officers and Gentlemen, cloth, 1955; with quantity of novels.

WELLS (H.G.) A Comprehensive Bibliography, limited edition of 500 copies, cloth, 1966; with 53 volumes by or about H.G. Wells, (54)

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