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Te Deum for choir, organ and brass, [Orchestral Score, Colin Davis' Copy]

Philip Cannon, [Colin Davis]
1973
Philip Cannon, Te Deum for choir, organ and brass, 1973, Kronos Press; small folio with personal letter laid in to Colin Davis discussing Cannon's works including Son of Man. This score is from a large collection of scores that belonged to the conductor Sir Colin Davis, many annotated and used in performance, almost all from the post-war period and… Read more…
#4291

£75.00

The Repentance and Happy Death of the Celebrated Earl of Rochester To which is added, A letter from a nobleman on his death bed, to a profligate companion

Anonymous
1820
A bound collection of four chapbooks (two duplicated titles) with the first leaf of a fifth chapbook also present - two unrecorded imprints present. Bound in faded and heavily rubbed green Dutch floral wrappers with the ownership signature of 'Mrs Susanna Hills Doddington Kent' on the verso of front wrapper; the pamphlet is 4.5x7 inches in size and… Read more…
#4409

£55.00

Titus Salt and Saltaire: Industry and Virtue [inscribed by Jonathan Silver]

John Styles - Jonathan Silver
1990
A history of Salt's Mill inscribed by the short-lived genius who brought this great monument to industrial Yorkshire back to life. Inspired by his friend David Hockney's style, Silver has written on the title page: 'for Ernest and Sarah and Leo with LOVE Jonathan 10 Dec 90' with the Hockney-inspired monogram 'SALTS' to one side. Silver bought and r… Read more…
#4420

£65.00

A Visit to the Bookfarm, and How Fine Books are Made in the Barn at The Yolla Bolly Press

Carolyn and James Robertson
1985
[pp] 12 [4 pages photographs] Fine copy of this slim promotional volume by the Yolla Bolly Press. Beautifullly printed and bound. An uncommon item. Worldcat locates one copy only at Occidental College. Read more…
#4423

£60.00

The Little World Horse and Bamboo

F., B [Peter Brueghel - Breugel]
1979
[16] Artist's book of linocuts inspired by the work of the Netherlandish artist Peter Breugel. Several of the cuts are signed in the plate 'B.F. [19]79' but we can find no record of the book or its author; no imprint is given. Stiff card wrappers, upper cover with woodcut, twelve full page woodcut images with a few words of engraved text that begin… Read more…
#4425

£65.00

Service of Thanksgiving for..

Ted Hughes
1999
pp 24 Service Order for the Poet Laureate's life and work held in Westminster Abbey, on 13th May, 1999. Stiff card printed wrappers and a substantial text with biography, a reading from Wolf-watching by Michael Baldwin, A March Calf, Pibroch, Fern and Anniversary read by Seamus Heaney. Slight marking to covers, otherwise near fine. Read more…
#4427

£55.00

Sacra Congregatio Rituum: Instructio de Musica in Sacra Liturgia

Cardinal Arcadio María Larraona Saralegui; Cardinal Giacomo Lercamo; Ferdinando Giuseppe Antonelli
1967
A presentation copy of this guide to the use of sacred music in the liturgy. Tipped onto the title page a Vatican compliments slip from 'Secretarius consillii ad exsequendam constitutionem de sacra liturgia' - the secretary of the counsel for the implementation of the constitution on the sacred Liturgy. Opposite is the bookplate of Prinknash Abbey… Read more…
#4428

£75.00

Analysed Specimens of English Porcelain

Herbert Eccles, Bernard Rackham [Harry Horlock Stringer]
1922
Important pamphlet owned by the British potter Harry Horlock-Stringer. Original printed wrappers, 'Froebel Handwork Library' in ink on the front cover with a shelfmark sticker on the spine and bookplate on the lower cover. Small tear at head of spine. St Madeleine Sophie House stamp on title page with the blind ownership stamp of 'HHS' below. Good… Read more…
#4429

£75.00

Vintage Photograph of Martha Graham in Herodiade

Martha Graham; Isamu Noguchi
1944
(21x25cm) Vintage silver gelatin photograph of the dancer and choreographer Martha Graham in her commission from the composer Paul Hindemith, Herodiade. The image shows Graham in front of a sculptural set designed by the American artist Isamu Nogochi. The photograph has an old crease, top right, and a 3mm closed tear along the bottom margin, not af… Read more…
#4430

£60.00

The Nativity of her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria

G T F Smith
1848
pp 40 pp 4[advert] Rare astrological 'nativity' for Queen Victoria (COPAC locates Oxford, Manchester, Wellcome for this second edition - BL/ Wellcome only for the first edition). Brown paper wrappers, stab sewn with manuscript title, closed tears; fingermarking and dogearring to margins of first and last leaves of text. Additional advertisement bif… Read more…
#4432

£100.00

Love's Last Shift; or The Fool in Fashion

Colley Cibber
1696
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. [10], pp50, pp65-103, [1], collated and complete as per the English Short Title Catalogue. Bound in half green calf with gilt spine lettering and decoration which features the initi… Read more…
#4505

£225.00

The She-Gallants: A Comedy As it is Acted at the Theatre in Little-Lincoln-Inn-Fields by His Majesty's Servants [Restoration Play Quarto]

George Granville Lord Lansdowne
1696
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. [6] pp75 [1], no half title. Bound in half green calf with gilt spine lettering and decoration which features the initials JLG in Gothic script and a gilt device of lion rampant wit… Read more…
#4508

£325.00

The Committee, A Comedy As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal by Her Majesty's Servants [Restoration Play Quarto]

Sir Robert Howard
1710
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. [4] pp65 [1], no half title. Bound in half vellum over attractive marbled boards with black Morocco label, last quarter of the 19th century, binder's ticket of 'T Connolly, 10 Up. O… Read more…
#4509

£275.00

The Country Innocence: or The Chamber-Maid Turn'd Quaker

John Leanard
1677
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. [2] pp57 [2]. Bound in half green calf with gilt spine lettering and decoration over marbled boards, red edges, last quarter of the 19th century, binder's ticket of 'T Connolly, 10… Read more…
#4510

£325.00

The Country-Wake: A Comedy

Thomas Dogget
1696
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. [8], 24, 33-48, 41-71, [1] Despite erratic pagination this play is collated and complete as per the English Short Title Catalogue. Bound in half calf with gilt spine lettering and d… Read more…
#4511

£325.00

The Female Advocates: or The Frantick Stock-Jobber

William Taverner
1713
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. The Female Advocates: or The Frantick Stock-Jobber. A Comedy by William Taverner, 1713, J Baker, [4], pp70, [2], collated and complete as per the English Short Title Catalogue. Boun… Read more…
#4512

£325.00

The Lover's Luck: A Comedy

Thomas Dilke
1696
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. The Lover's Luck: A Comedy by Thomas Dilke, 1696, Henry Playford and Benj. Tooke, [6] pp48, collated, no half-title. Bound in half vellum over attractive marbled boards with black M… Read more…
#4513

£275.00

The Virtuous Wife; or Good luck at last

Thomas Durfey
1680
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. The Virtuous Wife; or Good luck at last. A Comedy, by Thomas Durfey, 1680, R Bentley and M Magnes, [8], pp 67, [1]. Collated and complete. Bound in half vellum over attractive marbl… Read more…
#4515

£225.00

The Wife's Relief: or The Husband's Cure

Charles Johnson
1712
A Restoration era play quarto from a collection compiled by the financier and book collector, Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778-1859) and rebound by 'T Connolly' of Dublin. The Wife's Relief: or The Husband's Cure. A Comedy by Charles Johnson, 1712, Jacob Tonson, [8], pp68, collated and complete as per the English Short Title Catalogue, first edition.… Read more…
#4516

£275.00

The Memoirs of Sir John Reresby of Thrybergh, Bart, MP for York, 1634-1689

Sir John Reresby, James J Cartwright
1875
8vo, [xiv] pp 466 The Memoirs of Sir John Reresby, written by himself, edited from the original manuscript by James J Cartwright. Extra-illustrated with 17 engraved portraits at relevant passages in the text. These include Richard Cromwell, Catherine of Braganza, Sir Thomas Fairfax and Edward Wortley Montague. A fine copy bound in contemporary half… Read more…
#4529

£110.00

Mental Exercises of a Working Man

David McBurnie
1854
pp384 A collection of erudite essays dedicated to Charles Dickens by David McBurnie, author of the Manchester First Prize essay on the "Education Question". First edition inscribed "To John Thompson with the Author's Best Respects January 1st 1855". Good plus in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, covers rubbed and worn to corners and spine ends,… Read more…
#4559

£65.00

The Democratic National Convention 1936, promotional brochure for the President's de Luxe Edition

W Forbes Morgan
1936
A promotional brochure for the De Luxe Edition of The Democratic Book of 1936, to be signed by President Roosevelt. The brochure was sent to Maurice W Randall, Vice President of Air Reduction Company, New York with a covering letter from W Forbes Morgan, Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. Fine in tan boards with gilt titles, the brochu… Read more…
#4564

£90.00

The Well of Loneliness

Radclyffe Hall
1930
pp512 A new edition, complete and unabridged with a short commentary by Havelock Ellis, published by The Obelisk Press in Paris, c1930, the book having been banned in Britain under the Obscene Publications Act. In a typical French binding of buff card wrappers, very good, creased spine with short tears along the edges. Read more…
#4566

£75.00

The Great Importance of a Religious Life Considered, To which are added some Morning and Evening Prayers

William Melmoth
1780
[viii] pp145 [1] The 25th edition, corrected, of Melmoth's devotional work which is attractively printed with engraved capitals and ornamental tail pieces. Very good in dark green cloth which is split along the spine although the binding is sound, pages crisp and clean. Religious bookplate and contemporary ownership inscription of Gertrude Woodd "G… Read more…
#4569

£65.00

The War Amongst the Angels [John Baxter]

Michael Moorcock
2006
pp298 A fine First Edition in a fine dust jacket, not price clipped. Signed by Michael Moorcock to title page, and humorously inscribed to his friend John Baxter "To Yoko - Keep on strumming! Lots of love Mike, 12/12/97". With laid in letter of condolences on the death of Baxter's father. A very nice copy. Read more…
#4579

£90.00