LIBRARY SETS

 

24462

24462 AUSTEN, Jane :
JANE AUSTEN THE COMPLETE WORKS. Seven Volume Set
Illustrated by Joan Hassall
Folio Society ,London, 1989.

Seventh Impression . Seven volumes, bound in quarter red cloth with decorated paper boards. in red slipcase. Very small split on the corner of the slipcase. Very Good hardcovers.
Mansfield Park, Emma, Pride & Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Sense & Sensibility, Shorter Stories.       $250.00 AUD

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JANE AUSTEN. The Complete Works.

 

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16944
16944 BOSWELL , James:
BOSWELL’S LIFE OF JOHNSON. Including Boswell’s Journal of A Tour To The Hebrides and Johnson’s Diary of a Journey into North Wales. Edited by George Birbeck Hill.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1887

SIX VOLUMES. 8vo Plates , folding facsimile letters etc. Original brown/red cloth.

Very Good Set.       $700.00 AUD

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Boswell’s Life of Johnson. Including Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson’s Diary of a Journey into North Wales. Edited by George Birbeck Hill.

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24459 BRONTE, Charlotte, Emily & Anne:
THE COMPLETE NOVELS. Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Wuthering Heights, The Professor, Agnes Grey. Seven Volumes
Folio Society, London, 2004.

Ninth Printing. 7 volumes Dark blue cloth spines decorated paper boards. A small tape repair to the slipcase else A fine set in Near fine slipcase.

$250.00 AUD

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The Bronte Sisters The Complete Novels. 7 volumes

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16749 THE GOLDEN LOTUS. A Translation, from the Chinese original of the novel Chin P’ing Mei.

Routledge Kegan Paul, London,1972.

Four Volumes. Translated by Clement Egerton. pp.xx + 387. pp.viii + 376, pp.viii + 385, pp.viii + 375. Fine copies in Fine dustwrappers.

Pearl Buck called this “The Greatest novel of physical love which China has produced” It was first published in England in 1939.It is now published unexpurgated giving for the first time a complete and full translation in English. The Golden Lotus is a picture of family life in a polygamous household, told with an extreme frankness and wealth of detail.

The Set   $250.00 AUD

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The Golden Lotus A Translation, from the Chinese original of the novel Chin P’ing Mei.

 

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22397 HOMER :
ILIAS. Interpretatio Latina Adjecta Est, Ex Editione S. Clarke. Three Volumes
Glasgow, Robert & Andrew Foulis,1747

8vo. 16.5cm x 10.5 cm Three Volumes Variant issue. Vol.I.pp.iv + 251, Vol.II. pp.ii+ 281 + publishers 5 line imprint, Vol.III .pp163 +175+ advertisement page.Volumes 1 & 2 Greek Volume 3. Latin. Contemporary Full Brown Polished Calf. Elaborate Gilt Spine in compartments. Green title labels with Volume number below. Gilt rolls to board edges and borders. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original owners name in pen.

A fine 18th C binding. a couple of surface marks to upper board on volume 3, else, A Very Attractive Set.
See Gaskell 84. A Bibliography of The Foulis Press 

$2500.00 AUD

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Ilias by Homer 1747 Three Volumes

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24649 KIPLING, Rudyard:
The Works of Rudyard Kipling; The Writings In Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling 26 Volume Set
Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1920 Original owners bookplate, 8vo. illustrated throughout. The spines are faded and the final volumes are a slightly different colour.uncut Internally in very good order,externally a bit used.gilt decoration to the spine, with Elephants head on upper board,
LARGE SET WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE       $500.00 AUD

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The Works of Rudyard Kipling; The Writings In Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling 26 Volume Set

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21524 MURATORI, Lodovico Antonio :
ANNALI D’ITALIA ED ALTRE OPERE VARIE ,
Tipografia de’Fratelli Ubincini , Milano ,1838.

Five Volumes ,Royal 8vo. Fine binding Half White faux vellum tooled in gilt with two title leather labels ,marbled boards.

Annals of Italy and other various works

The marbled boards are a little shelf rubbed but the set is internally in Very Good condition and is a very attractive set.

$600.00 AUD

 

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Annali D’Italia Ed Altre Opere Varie by Lodovico Muratori

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23645

23645  Northern Notes & Queries of The Scottish Antiquary later called The Scottish Antiquary or northern Notes and Queries.With Various Editors throughout its publication .

Published by David Douglas, Edinburgh,1988 & William Green & Sons, Edinburgh, 1903.

Volumes I – XVII. In Nine Volumes bound in quarter morocco leather title labels and at the foot of the spines the date labels.tan linen boards. Illustrated and although there are odd spots or annotations to the free endpapers the set is in Very Good condition tight , fresh and volume one has the original wrappers bound in at the rear. Volume One bears the bookplate of Henry Archibald Cockburn with the Cockburn I Rise in The Morning, Vigilandset Audax and the cockerels. Unusually good set. Contains Parish Registers , Family History etc.

 $2500.00 AUD
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Northern Notes & Queries of The Scottish Antiquary or The Scottish Antiquary Northern Notes & Queries.

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16806 SHAKESPEARE, William:
THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.
Edited by William Aldis Wright.
Macmillan, London, 1902

THE CAMBRIDGE EDITION. 8vo. Nine Volumes bound in Full crushed olive morocco bound for Sotherans. Spines as usual faded to a uniform olive tan.teg. Finely bound,tooled in gilt in compartments.raised bands,tooled on boards. A Very attractive set.

$6000.00 AUD

16806

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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Full Leather Set

 

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18882 SHOBERL, Frederic.[Editor]:
AFRICA Containing a Description of the Manners, Customs,With Some Historical Particulars of The Moors of Zahara and the Negro Nations between the Rivers Senegal and Gambia.
The World in Miniature Series.
Printed for R.Ackermann,London,[1821].

12mo. Four Volumes. pp.xviii + 180, pp.ii+ 170, pp.ii+ 168, pp.ii+184. 2 folding maps and 45 hand coloured engravings[some folding].Bound in half dark blue calf , raised bands ,maroon leather labels, tooled in gold.Dark blue cloth boards.Binding signed by Riviere. A couple of the plates have a tiny mark but on the whole are beautifully clean and fresh.Very Good.

A most attractive set. Abbey Travel.No.6.p.5. Tooley:English Books with Coloured Plates:515.p.411.
Bookplates in each volume are Rodman Wanamakers. The Philadelphia and New York merchant store owner, philanthropist and patron of the arts. “The Proper Study of Mankind is Man” Pope.

$4000.00 AUD

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Africa,Containing a Description of the Manners,Customs,[1821]…Edited by Frederic Shoberl

 

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18883 SHOBERL, Frederic[Editor]:

CHINA Containing Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, Character and Costumes of the People of That Empire.
The World in Miniature.
Printed for R.Ackermann, London, [1823].

Two Volumes. 12mo. pp.xiv+ 208, pp.ii+257, 30 handcoloured engravings.

Full calf underbacked so the spine is more recent, tooled in gold, leather title labels,marbled endpapers

Very fresh and clean with a tiny bit of offsetting of plates.

Abbey Travel.No.6.p.8 Tooley:English Books with Coloured Plates:p515.p.412.
“The Proper Study of Mankind is Man” Pope.

$1500.00 AUD

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China. Edited by Shoberl. 1823

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16941

 

16941 TENNYSON , Alfred Lord
THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON
Macmillan, London, 1884 – 1893.

8vo.Ten Volumes. Original Talwyn Morris Binding Dark blue cloth Blocked on boards and spine with a gilt acorn and oak leaf entwined motif. Uncut and in fine condition.

$1500.00 AUD

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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

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16810

 

16810 TENNYSON
THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON POET LAUREAT
Strahan & Co.Publishers, London,1872.

Royal 8vo. Contemporary full red morocco binding. raised bands, all edges gilt. double ruled gilt lines. marbelled endpapers.

Printed by Whittingham.Some pale foxing else a Very Handsome Six Volume Set.

$935.00 AUD

 

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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureat

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THUCYDIDES . THE PELOPENNESIAN WAR. Eight Volumes

22401 THUCYDIDES .
THE PELOPENNESIAN WAR. Eight Volumes
Glasgow, Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1759.

8vo 16cm x 10.5cm. Eight Volumes.Greek and Latin on opposite pages pp.vi +366, pp.ii +296, pp.302,pp.356, pp.268, pp.302, pp.272, pp.304. Full polished brown calf, gilt decorations in compartments on spine, gilt rolls on board edges.Red title labels plain endpapers.  Some offsetting on endpapers. A few marks and scuffs to boards otherwise a clean tight fresh set.
See Gaskell 375. A Bibliography of The Foulis Press .

This work has been described as “by Far The Most Correct Greek Work Published at Glasgow ”

$3950.00 AUD

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The Pelopennisian War by Thucydides 1759

 

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16817

16817 WILDE, Oscar.
THE WRITINGS OF OSCAR WILDE.
Keller- Farmer, London & New York. 1907

Fifteen Volumes.

8vo.  Half blue morocco ,spines faded to a uniform dark tan.blue cloth sides.uncut.

EDITION DE GRAND DE LUXE. Bound by Stikeman and Co.Plates in two states .

Volume one Salome has Beardsley coloured plates.

Limited to 250 numbered sets this No.77.

$8000.00 AUD

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The Writings of Oscar Wilde.fifteen volumes in fine leather binding

 

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24486

24486 WILDE , Oscar ;
THE WORKS,STORIES,PLAYS & POEMS,ESSAYS & LETTERS
Illustrated by Ian Archie Beck.
The Folio Society, London,1993.

Three Volumes ,Large 8vo .lithographs throughout .Cream Cloth decorated in gilt & brown,

A fine set in brown fine slipcase.

$180.00 AUD

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The Works of Oscar Wilde Folio Society 3 volume set.

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