Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2003. 8°. 95 pages. Original Softcover. Inscribed and signed by Chris Agee to irish photographer John Minihan.
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Poems by Cecil Frances Alexander (C.F.A.).
First Edition. London, Macmillan and Co., 1896. 17 x 12 cm. xliii, 463 pages, 4 pages publishers list. Frontispiece. Original blue cloth with gilt title and gilt line decorations. Fore and tail edge deckle. Very good condition. Binding rubbed and bumped, partially discoloured (see images). Edges and end papers age darkened. Neat ink gift inscription on ‘Preface’ page, dated 1896. Internally bright and clean.
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The Hidden Servants. And other very old stories – Told over again by Francesca Alexander.
First Edition. London, David Nutt, 1903. 19 x 13 cm. xvii, 233 pages. With a frontispiece. Green cloth with gilt title and decorations on front board and spine. Top edge gilt, other edges deckle. Good condition. Some water damage to rear board and rear end papers / hinge. Rear free end paper loose. Minor rubbing and bumping. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Gift inscription on front paste down: ‘Benita Pelly, With very sincere good wishes [J. Phelps?] 16 September 1913’. Internally bright and clean.
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First Edition. Dublin, McGlashan & Gill, 1872. 18 x 12 cm. viii, 190 pages. Small B&W Decorations in Text. Original dark green embossed cloth. Hard Cover. Gilt title on front board. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Mildly dust dulled / age darkened. A nice copy.
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Early Victorian Album. [A well executed Victorian Album with prose and poetry, and neat original drawings and water colours].
C.1840s. 20 x 16 cm. 106 pages; some coloured, some embossed, with tipped in images and letters, some drawings in colour and B&W. Contemporary cloth. Front board covered with blind stamped leather cover. Red textured end papers. All edges gilt. Very good condition. Rubbed and bumped. Binding shaky, but holding. Some remnants of early tape repairs. Internally dust dulles, a few mild stains and closed tears. A fascinating piece.
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Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One]. With Six Coloured Plates, and Four Hundred and Twenty-Four Wood-Cuts by John Gilbert, Sir John Tenniel, Harrison Weir, Walter Crane, W. McConnell, and Others.
London, George Routledge and Sons, Not dated, c. 1885. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. 288 pages (Nursery Rhymes), 212 pages (Fairy Tales) plus eight pages publishers list plus six blank pages. Five coloured Plates and B&W Wood cuts throughout. New (2020) green cloth with gilt title on spine. New end papers. New binding. Internally dust dulled, edge worn and with small tears. Frontispiece and four other coloured Plates (out of five). Three pages (83/84, 111/112 & 125/126) appear to be missing. Still a very attractive volume in a new solid cloth binding. Beautifully illustrated.
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Programme of the “Good Samaritan” Performance Promoted by Madame Sarah Bernhardt. In Aid of the French Hospital in London, and of Lord Lonsdale’s special Appeal for Funds for the Charing Cross Hospital, held at the London Coliseum Saturday Evening, October 11th, 1913. Under the most gracious Patronage of their Majesties the King & Queen & Members of the Royal Family.
[London], No publishing information, . 27 x 20 cm. 48 unnumbered pages, printed on heavy textured paper. With many tipped in photographs in B&W. Gilt decorations. Silk covered boards with gilt crest on front bopard. Hand cover. Text block held place by silk string. Gilt dentelles Good condition. Voards worn and dust dulled. Silk covers torn at the edges (see images). Internally dust dulled, otherwise in very good clean condition.
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The Lead-Swinger. The Bivouac Journal of the 1/3 Riding Field Ambulance.
[First Edition]. Volume 1: No. 1-6 incl. Special Christmas Edition 1915 plus Supplement. No publishing information. 1915. 26 x 18 cm. (6), 16, 19, 29, 32, 32, 52, 12. Illustrated with B&W drawings and sketches. Quarter cloth over paper covered decorated boards. Good condition. Binding seriously rubbed and bumped. Shaky. Free end papers appear to be missing. A few pages coming lose and some closed tears. Generally bright and clean. A good reading copy, which would benefit from rebinding.
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Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers.
Verbatim Reprint of first Edition 1849. London, Bliss Sands & Co., 1896. 19.5 x 12.5 cm. 245 pages. Prize Binding in red calf with gilt decorations. Dentelles. Marbled end papers and edges. Prize Label (Suffield Park School) on front paste down. Very good condition. Rubbed and bumped. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Internally bright and clean.
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