Horseracing and a very famous pair of trainers correspond
24709. SMITH, Harry Worcester; LIFE AND SPORT IN AIKEN AND THOSE WHO MADE IT.
The Derrydale Press, New York,1935
8vo.pp.xii+ 237.profusely illustrated.original green cloth gilt,map endpapers One of 950 copies. This is a unique copy with two of Harry Worcester Smiths bookplates one dedicated to Ken Austin and signed by HWS. and dated 1935.The second variant bookplate is free of marks.
One of 950 copies.This is a unique copy with two of Harry Worcester Smiths bookplates one dedicated to ken Austin and signed by HWS. and dated 1935.The second variant bookplate is free of marks. This copy has loosely inserted several letters of correspondence between HWS and Ken Austin and a prospectus for A Sporting Family of The Old South.pp.12.with a small tear. The correspondence varies from discussion about the HWS bookplates,to HWS inventions to KA breaking a record .HWS wrote to an American journal to report the Ken Austin New Zealand record run. Some are signed.There is a post envelope from HWS and a couple of the sheets are typewritten duplicates to let Ken Austin have a copy.
24993 AUSTEN, Jane;
THE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN.
Pride & Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility,Northanger Abbey.mansfield Park and Susan& the Watsons.
W.Heffer & Sons,Cambridge,
The Alelphi Ediition, in Seven Volumes. Bound in recent half tan calf,marbled boards. This is internally fine and the binding is fresh and most attractive.
22832. ANDERSEN ,Hans Christian :FAIRY TALES.
Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Hodder & Stoughton , London, n.d.
4to. Green moire silk and pictorial gilt binding. pp. 197. 12 tipped in colour plates plus many black and white illustrations ,some full page. some pale scattered foxing ,Binding particularly bright but has a slightly sunned spine nudged at head and tail of spine.
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24897 ANDERSEN, Hans Christian:
HANS ANDERSEN’S FAIRY TALES.
Illustrated by William Heath Robinson.
Hodder & Stoughton, London,Circa 1915.
4to. pp.310, with 16 tipped in colour plates plus many black and white illustrations.a few finger marks and some pale mild foxing Bound in dark green calf,raised bands and dark red title labels,marbled boards
This includes many of Hans Andersen’s famous tales The Little Mermaid,The Emperors New Clothes, Ugly Duckling and so on. it was designed as a Christmas book for children and is completely charming.
24667 BARRIE, Douglas M,:
THE AUSTRALIAN BLOODHORSE.
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1956,
First Edition.4to.pp.xiv+503, bibliography,index,8p.colour plates,64 b/w plates. Very Good grey cloth. From the Inglewood Stud Library of Ken Austin.
24893 STOWE, Harriet Beecher:
Uncle Tom’s Cabin Or Life Among the Lowly.A Tale of Slave Life in America.
Nathaniel Cooke, London, 1853.
Royal 8vo.pp.xii + 392. ,102 black & white illustrations. Early Illustrated Edition. Full dark red morocco, raised bands with title labels A few spots of foxing on the prelims otherwise very clean internally
“Of all the English editions of Uncle Tom’s Cabin published between 1852 and 1878, Cooke’s was by far the most lavishly illustrated, containing about three times as many engravings as most other English editions. “,The Publishing History of Uncle Tom’s Cabin .1852-2002. . C. Parfait, Ashgate Publishing, 2007
22950 BOCCACCIO , Giovanni ;
STORIES FROM THE DECAMERON .
Illustrated by Ann Grifalconi Translated bt G.H.McWilliam.
Franklin,Pennsylvania , 1977
Full leather decorated in gilt . Limited Edition. 8vo. pp.x + 644. aeg., shot silk endpapers. Near Fine hardcover with sewn in ribbon marker
The classic work in a very attractive volume.
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.
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24903 BUCHAN, John:
THE THIRTY NINE STEPS.
William Blackwood & Sons, London, 1915.
First Edition.8vo.pp 253 plus 2 p.advertisements for Blackwoods Shilling Edition.rebound in full blue calf with raised bands and title labels.A little tanning to the fore edges as usual otherwise Very good copy.
Blind stamped “With the Publishers Compliments” on title page
One of Alfred Hitchcock’s most iconic films.was based on this book, with at least two other subsequent versions on film and later a stage show. The 39 Steps introduced Buchan’s hero Richard Hannay. Espionage ,the aftermath of the first world war leading into the WWII, ruthless men, dastardly deeds and a manhunt. Still a wonderful read.
23920 CAWTHORNE , W.A. ;
WHO KILLED COCKATOO?
Illustrated by Rodney McRae .
Margaret Hamilton , Sydney, 1988 . 4to.pp.32 . Profusely illustrated. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust wrapper, in a black slipcase with a vignette on its upper board.
Limited to 200 numbered copies signed by illustrator and publisher.
24729 DE LA MARE,Walter.
DOWN-ADOWN-DERRY A Book of Fairy Poems.
Illustrated by Dorothy P.Lathrop
First Edition. 8vo.pp.viii+ 193. 3 colour plates and many black and white plates and illustrations of fairies and fairy folk. Rebound in half leather with raised bands and leather title labels.marbled boards.
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24859 DICKENS, Charles:
THE ANNOTATED DICKENS
Edited with an Introduction by Edward Guiliano & Philip Collins.
Orbis, London. 1986
Two Volumes 4to in slipcase.pp.xx+1075 .pp.iv+ 1120.profusely illustrated with contemporary etchings,steel engravings etc. Faux maroon leather tooled in gilt. A few marks to slip case,and one or two tiny marks to page edges externally ,Internally near fine.
Still a Very attractive,large and heavy set
Volume One Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist,A Christmas Carol & Hard Times, Volume Two, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.
24907 FLAUBERT, Gustave;
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF GUSTAVE FLAUBERT ; Romances,Travels,Comedies,Sketches and Correspondence.
With a Critical Introduction by Ferdinand Brunetiere and a Biographical preface by R,Arnot.
Privately Printed, London,1926. Ten Volumes,8vo.Original dark Blue cloth with gilt design on upper boardsand spine. Each volume illustrated with captioned tissue guards.tegSome foxing to the fore edges,s few minor marks to spine else a very good set
Edition De Luxe Limited to 500 sets
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24936 LINDSAY Norman : ARISTOPHANES:
LYSISTRATA. Done into English by Jack Lindsay With Illustrations and Decorations By Norman Lindsay.
Fanfrolico Press, London, 1926.
Folio.Typography and binding arranged by John Kirtley Printed at The Chiswick Press,London.under the supervision of F.J.Newbery.with nine vignettes and four full page plates of drawings by Norman Lindsay.White laid Batchelor hand made paper,especially watermarked with a design by Norman Lindsay.The plates are on a different Batchelor paper.Half dark blue morocco with blue papered boards,title,illustration and border in gold on front board,titles in gold on spine The vignettes in this edition are 30-35 per cent larger than the Sydney edition.and it has one extra vignette.Very Good hardcover internally very clean and fresh.
Limited to 425 copies for England, 300 for overseas with a variant colophon. Signed Overseas and signed in full by Jack Lindsay This No 233.
John Arnold 7
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24463 McPHEE , John :
JOSEPH LYCETT ,Convict Artist.
Historic House Trust of N.S.W.,2006.
Large square 4to.pp.285. Profusely illustrated in colour & black and white .Previous owners name on half title else a Fine Copy in hardcover in Fine dust wrapper.
Lycett painted some of the earliest and most important works of the colonies of Tasmania and NSW between 1815 and 1822,This volume illustrates his life and works
24895 MALLORY, Sir Thomas:
LE MORTE D’ARTHUR. The History of King Arthur and His Noble Knights of The Round Table.
Illustrated by Russell Flint
Jonathan Cape, For The Medici Society, London, 1923.
Two Volumes. 4to.pp.xxx+439. pp.xxii+ 531.Colour plates throughout Bound in full black morocco,Raised bands,title labels. A very attractive set.
24584 MICHALOWSKI, Kazimierz :
THE ART OF ANCIENT EGYPT.
Abrams, New York, 1969.
4to. large thick volume. pp.600, many colour & black & white illustrations,plates,maps & plans. A fine hardcover copy in fine dust wrapper
Large heavy book may require extra postage
24908 POE.Edgar Allan:
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE.Six Volumes.
With an introduction & memoir by Richard Henry Stoddard.
Kegan Paul.Trench, London,1884.
Each Volume with an etched frontispiece with a tissue guard.Volume One contains a facsimile letter.Bound in half red calf with red cloth sides.A Very attractive set.
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24885 MOSKOWITZ, Ira :
GREAT DRAWINGS OF ALL TIME
Kodansha, New York, 1976.
Small Folio. Four Volumes Volume One: Italian Thirteenth Century, Through Nineteenth Century Volume Two: German,Flemish & Dutch Thirteenth- Nineteenth Century. Volume Three: French thirteenth- Nineteenth Century, Volume Four: Oriental, Spanish ,English & American Contemporary. many colour and tonal illustrations bound in Tan and Cream cloth. in slipcases a few small foxing spots to the illustrated slipcases otherwise Fine. Really impressive set.
This set is very heavy and will require extra postage so a quote will be necessary.
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24728 STEVENSON, Robert Louis :
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE.
Illustrated by S.G.Hulme Beaman
John Lane ,The Bodley Head, London, 1930
First Edition of this edition.Royal 8vo.pp.vii+ 136 ,8p.plates and other illustrations in text. Bound in full black leather, raised bands, title labels in tan.
The dark and haunting classic in a very nice full leather binding
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17145 VASARI, Giorgio
LIVES OF THE ARTISTS.
The Folio Society, London, 1993
A Selection Translated by George Bell. Three Volumes 8vo. pp.310 + 278 + 256. Many colour illustrations. Original cloth blocked in gold.Very Good in Very Good original slip case.