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24892

24892 ABBOTT, R.Tucker & DANCE, Peter S,:
COMPENDIUM OF SEASHELLS. A Full Colour Guide to More than 4200 of the World’s Marine Shells.
Charles Letts, London, 1991.

4to.pp.x + 411 + colour illustrations,Original navy cloth with Nautilus Imprint on upper board.Near Fine hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 1852381345

$80.00 AUD

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Compendium of Seashells by Abbott & Dance

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22832. ANDERSEN ,Hans Christian :FAIRY TALES.

Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.

Hodder & Stoughton , London, n.d.[1924]

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.

$1200.00 AUD

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Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

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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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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.

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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.

$900.00 AUD

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The Thirty Nine Steps by John Buchan

 

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24923 DARWIN, Charles:
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES.The Illustrated Edition.
QUAMMEN, David General Editor.
Sterling,New York,2008.

4to.pp.xvi+ 544,index.Profusely illustrated. Very Good hardcover in very Good dust wrapper.
A beautiful illustrated edition.

$50.00 AUD

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On The Origin of Species The Illustrated Edition by Charles Darwin

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24729 DE LA MARE,Walter.
DOWN-ADOWN-DERRY A Book of Fairy Poems.
Illustrated by Dorothy P.Lathrop
Constable, London,1922.

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.

$350.00 AUD

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Down-Adown-Derry A book of fairy poems by Walter de la Mare

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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.

$130.00 AUD

The Annotated Dickens two Volumes by Charles Dickens

24907

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

$400.00 AUD

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The Complete Works of Flaubert in 10 volumes

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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.

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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

$700.00 AUD

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Lysistrata By Aristophanes Illustrated by Norman Lindsay Fanfrolico Press

 

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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.

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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.

$700.00 AUD

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Le Morte DÁrthur by Sir Thomas Mallory Illustrated by Russell Flint

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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.

Tissue guard over the frontispiece portrait

Tissue guard over the frontispiece portrait

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.

$1000.00 AUD

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

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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. 

$450.00 AUD

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Great Drawings of All Time Edited by Ira Moskowitz

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24912 SHAKESPEARE, William:
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. The Oxford Miniature Edition.
Henry Frowde, London, 1903

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Twelve Volumes.16mo bound in full dark green morocco,gilt titles, to spine and upper board.a.e.g. A fine set in original restored box with a fold up lid.

$450.00 AUD

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The Complete Works of Shakespeare 1903

 

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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

$400.00 AUD

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by R.L.Stevenson

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