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    First and only edition of this uncommon Southey title - only 6 locations on Copac, and a just a single copy recorded at auction - here offered a large paper copy in a handsome, and highly appropriate Regency morocco presentation binding. This was a piece which stirred some controversy. Originally published in the Quarterly... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 111638

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  2. Undine.
    Signed limited edition, number 464 of 1000 copies signed by Rackham. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 101815

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  3. 11
    Limited edition; number 322 of 1,000 copies. A very handsome copy: "When outlining the plan of this volume on Breeding and Agriculture, the Publisher's recognised that the subjects in question, in themselves, were the basis of out very existence, and that an exposition commensurate with the importance of the theme would... Learn More
    £20

    Stock Code: 86979

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  4. .
    First edition, one of 1,000 copies on handmade paper by Blanchet Frères et Kléber, this number 80. One of Goupil's lavishly Romantic turn-of-the-century illustrated historical biographies, here in a really handsomely appropriate binding. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 111974

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  5. Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, the life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca.
    First edition in English of Machiavelli's famous handbook for rulers (1513, published Rome 1532), dedicated to Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence from 1513. The Prince appears to have been banned from publication in England during the Elizabethan period, though translations circulated in manuscript. It was so controversial... Learn More
    £65,000

    Stock Code: 107613

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  6. Under The Net.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 94963

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  7. The Book of Common Prayer,
    An attractive copy in contemporary crushed morocco. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 62587

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  8. English Fairy Tales.
    Signed limited edition, number 123 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 101822

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  9. The Agate Bulla.
    The Naturalist's Miscellany, distinguished by the refined hand-coloured copperplate engravings by F.P.Nodder and the astute naturalist's writing by George Shaw, was a diverse naturalists' compendium identified by seventeenth and eighteenth century naturalists spanning the globe. Many of nature's most fascinating and unusual... Learn More
    £55

    Stock Code: 72700

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  10. Picture of the Russian Steamship
    Wonderful, locally-produced image of the Vostok, a steamship that took part in Vice-Admiral Euphimy Vasil'evich Putiatin's mission to negotiate trade arrangements with the Tokugawa shogunate, which were to result in the signing of the Treaty of Shimoda, the first treaty between the Russian and Japanese Empires. Putiatin... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 103501

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  11. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.
    A handsomely bound copy of Nicholas Nickleby, first published 1838-39. Learn More
    £185

    Stock Code: 110854

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  12. Marazan.
    First edition, first impression of the author's first book. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 112480

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  13. Right Ho Jeeves.
    First edition, first impression. A handsomely bound copy. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 108486

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  14. Treasure Island.
    £1,450

    Stock Code: 110582

    Out of stock

  15. The Family Devotional Bible
    A handsome Victorian family Bible. With the family register left blank. Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 111931

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  16. Self-Interpreting Bible:
    An elaborately bound late nineteenth-century family Bible with chromolithographic illustrations. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 111929

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  17. Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes.
    Signed limited edition. One of 1,130 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 111922

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  18. English Pistols and Revolvers.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 111703

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  19. The Personal History and Experience of David Copperfield The Younger.
    £125

    Stock Code: 111687

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