The Oresteia: A New Translation by Ted Hughes.
First American edition. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999. 14 x 24cm. 198 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition, like new.
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The Tower of London. A Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
First Edition. London, Richard Bentley, 1840. Size. XVI, 439 pages with 40 engraved plates and 58 black and white textual illustrations by George Cruikshank. Original Hardcover (Later 19th century half leather with gilt lettering on spine). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Corners a little stronger rubbed. Overall very firm binding. Portrait of William Harrison Ainsworth added to this edition (not called for). The portrait of Ainsworth attached to pastedown. Plates and text-illustrations overall in very good condition. Only few plates with minor tears. A very nice copy.
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The Coloured Picture Book of Surprising Stories.
London, Dean & Son, [ca. 1860]. 16.5 x 13 cm. 20, 20, 18, 23, 22, 23, 23, 24, 22 plus two pages publishers list. Original dark blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and front board. Elaborate gilt and blind decorations. Red speckled edges. Very good condition. Minor rubbing and bumping. Mild fraying to spine ends. Edges and pages dust dulled. Mild ocassional foxing. A few stains. Some pages have been professionally repaired.
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The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland. Illustrated from Drawings by W.H. Bartlett; The Literary Portion of the Work by N.P. Willis, and J. Stirling Coyne, Esqrs.
Two Volumes. London, George Virtue, 1841. 22 x 27 cm, Vol. 1: iv, 2, 170 pages. With a Vignette preceding title page, a map of Ireland and 60 full page tissue guarded plates. / Vol.2: 2, 186 pages.With a Vignette preceding the title page and 58 full page tissue guarded plates. Full green leather with elaborate gilt and blind decorations to boards and spine. Gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Very good condition. Bindings tight. Corners, boards and spine a little rubbed and bumped. Spine faded. Some foxing and browning internally. Some age darkening. Some pages show mild water staining.
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A Treatise on Madness. And Remarks on Dr. Battie’s Treatise on Madness by John Monro. A Psychiatric Controversy of the Eighteenth Century.
London, Dawson of Pall Mall, 1962. 22 x 14 cm. 23 pages Introduction, 99 pages Treatise on Madness (facsimile), 60 pages Remarks on…(facsimile). With three B& White Illustrations and a table. Brown cloth. Hard cover. Gilt title (on red) on spine. Very good condition. Ex library with library labels on front and rear end papers and (very) few stamps. Minor rubbing and bumping to binding. Edges age darkened. Internally bright and clean. Psychiatric Monograph Series: 3
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Scotland. Illustrated in a Series of Views taken expressly for this Work by Messrs. T. Allom, W.H. Bartlett, and H. McCulloch.
First Edition. Two Volumes. London, George Virtue, 1838. Vol.1: viii, (2), engraved folded map, 200 pages. / Vol.2: 164 pages. With engaved half titles in each volume. With 118 tissue guarded full page engravings. Half leather over brown cloth. Gilt decorated spine. Gilt title and volume number on spine. All edges gilt. Very good condition. Bindings are age darkened, dulled, rubbed and bumped. Boards faded and (water) stained. Textblock and engavings in very good condition. Clean and bright. Some mild foxing/age darkening. A few mild water stains to some pages.
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Beeton’s Hero Soldiers, Sailors, and Explorers; with Complete Stories and Interesting Articles on Miscellaneous Subjects.
London, Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co., Not dated. 1867? 15 x 21 cm, 670 pages plus220 pages plus 174 pages. Colour frontispiece. Numerous B&W plates and woodcuts in the text. Green cloth with black and gilt decorations. Now in protective archival jacket. Good condition with signs of shelf wear and previous use. Text block darkened, some water stains, but otherwise clean. Spine darkened. Front free end paper and half title removed ? Frontispiece has been glued in, leaving some dirty glue marks. Corners and spine bumped and rubbed.
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