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Red Men and White

Owen Wister
1896
A First British Edition of this collection of Western short stories by Owen Wister, author of 'The Virginian'. It is illustrated by his friend, the artist and sculptor Frederick Remington who specialised in depictions of the American West. In publisher's tan cloth with gilt titles and vignettes of a cowboy and native American, very good, covers rub… Read more…
#5329

£95.00

A Voyage Round The World in the Years 1740, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1744

George Anson
1828
[xvi] map pp444. A new edition, revised, of Lord Anson's expedition to the South Seas, in an Edinburgh academy prize binding of polished calf with a laurel wreath design to the upper cover, pretty gilt tooling to the spine, marbled end papers. Very good, leather worn to the corners and spine ends, the binding is tight; the text is clean and complet… Read more…
#5343

£75.00

"Black and White" Illustrated Budget, Numbers 221-245, January- June 1904

Arnold Golsworthy
1904
A collection of illustrated magazines dated January-June1904 bound in one large volume, in red cloth with gilt spine lettering. Each issue, originally priced at two pence, includes serious news items of the day such as the Russo-Japanese crisis along with more light hearted articles, for example 'A visit to the photographer', reports on cricket mat… Read more…
#5346

£75.00

Mansfield Park

Jane Austen
1856
Richard Bentley's 1856 edition of Jane Austen's popular novel, bound in Westley's original purple bead-grain cloth, decorated in blind and gilt. The spine has been relaid and there are new endpapers at the front and end of the book. The gilt lettering on the spine describes this as Volume IV of 'The Works of Miss Austen'. The 1833 engraved frontisp… Read more…
#5354

£250.00

Paul Fane, [and] Deeds Not Words

N P Willis, M Bell
1857
Two 19th century novels in one fine binding. Half black morocco over marbled boards, bright gilt tooling to the spine, all edges marbled and marbled endpapers with a Walter Crane-style 'JNP' bookplate to the front pastedown. Some rubbing to the leather of the binding but a near fine square copy, clean and unmarked throughout, comprising: 1. N P Wil… Read more…
#5357

£100.00

The Freebooters, [and] The White Scalper

Gustave Aimard
1862
Two 19th century Texan War novels in one fine binding. Half black morocco with red spine label and bright gilt tooling on raised bands over blue boards, all edges marbled and marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to the leather of the binding but a near fine square copy, clean and unmarked throughout, comprising: 1. Gustave Aimard, The Freebooters: A Sto… Read more…
#5358

£95.00

The Soldier of Lyons, [and] The Old Dower House

Mrs Gore, Mrs Grey
1859
Two 19th century novels by women authors in one fine binding. Half black morocco with bright gilt tooling to the spine over marbled boards, all edges marbled and marbled endpapers with a Walter Crane-style 'JNP' bookplate to the front pastedown. Some rubbing to the leather of the binding but a very good square copy, clean and unmarked throughout, c… Read more…
#5359

£100.00

Maximums and Speciments of William Muggins, Natural Philosopher and Citizen of The World[and] Shifting Scenes in Theatrical Life

Charles Selby, Eliza Winstanley
1859
Two 19th century comic novels in one fine binding. Half black morocco with bright gilt tooling, over marbled boards, all edges marbled and marbled endpapers with a Walter Crane-style 'JNP' bookplate to the front pastedown. Some rubbing to the leather of the binding but a near fine square copy, clean and unmarked throughout, comprising: 1. Charles S… Read more…
#5360

£100.00

Anno Regni Georgii III

George III, ; Townsend Ince
1797
pp 5-150 Act of Parliament and pp 3-85 Rules and Articles, produced in smaller format in original marbled wrappers. In very good condition, rubbed wrappers and thumbed corners but with crisp, clean pages, a little foxing to edges and extremities. Ownership inscription to title page of Townsend Ince of Chrisleton Hall. The second section includes ru… Read more…
#5392

£60.00

Treaty of Peace between His Imperial and Catholick Majesty Charles VI, and His Royal Catholick Majesty Philip V

1725
pp1-15, pp1-38, pp1-12 Three treaties printed in Latin and English in parallel text. Stab sewn in its original printed wrapper. In good condition, wrappers chipped and discoloured but pages bright, some dog-earing throughout, ownership inscription to front cover. Read more…
#5405

£60.00

1863-1963: I Cento Anni Del Club Alpino Italiano

Renato Chabod, Silvio Saglio [Norman G Dyhrenfurth]
1964
Pp960, near fine in buckram with blue titles, fully illustrated with sketch portraits and colour photographs; attractive bookplate and signature of the American mountaineer Norman G Dyhrenfurth to front pastedown. In a very good photographic dust jacket, nicks and shelf wear to the edges. Extra postage charges may apply as this is a very heavy volu… Read more…
#5415

£100.00

Christian Researches in India; A Tour in Holland, The Countries on the Rhine, and Belgium in the Autumn of 1838; The Student's Guide; The Life of Luther, translated from the German of Gustavus Pfizer; The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature

Claudius Buchanan; William Chambers; John Todd; Gustavus Pfizer [translated by] T S Williams; Joseph Butler
1838
Five titles of Victorian scholarship in one volume, bound in half calf over marbled boards, a leather spine label with gilt titles. pp134 Christian Researches, complete with fold out illustrated map of Hindostan with the principal Protestant Missionary stations; pp88 A Tour in Holland (with a particular interest in their national education system)… Read more…
#5423

£80.00

The High Mountains of the Alps

Helmut Dumler, Willi P Burkhardt, [George Band]
1994
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy of the first English edition published simultaneously in Great Britain and the United States by Diadem Books in London and The Mountaineers, Seattle. Near fine in blue cloth, bruised to one corner, in a very good dust jacket which has short tears to the front flap and a tiny hole to the lower panel. T… Read more…
#5424

£60.00

Mountaineer: Thirty years of Climbing On The World's Great Peaks

Chris Bonington, [George Band]
1989
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy of this fine copy in blue cloth with gilt titles, in a near fine dust jacket which has a little shelf wear to the top edge. Laid in: several post it notes annotated by George Band and an offprint from the journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 'Channel flow and ductile extrusion of the high Himalayan slab-… Read more…
#5425

£60.00

Blessed Everest: Climb to the summit of Mount Everest with Brian Blessed, Britain's own actor/adventurer

Brian Blessed, [George Band]
1995
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy of this book, near fine in blue cloth with silver titles, in a very good dust jacket which has a short closed tear to the top of the front panel. Signed by George Band to front photographic end paper. From the collection of English mountaineer George Band, the youngest member of the successful team wh… Read more…
#5426

£65.00

Everest: Eighty Years of Triumph and Tragedy

Peter Gillman [George Band]
2001
pp240 1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy of a beautifully illustrated anthology with contributions from many great mountaineers including George Mallory, Tenzing Norgay, Peter Boardman and Chris Bonington. First published in 1993, this edition has been expanded to include the climbs of the 1990's. Fine in photographic wrappers with sev… Read more…
#5428

£100.00

Butterflies of the Indian Region

M A Wynter-Blyth, [George Band]
1957
pp523 Mountaineer George Band's copy of this comprehensive, well illustrated guide to the Butterflies of the Indian Region with his ownership inscription and 'Chittagong 1969' to the ffep. The book is in good condition in blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration, both boards are bumped along the top edge and there is a short tear to the cloth at… Read more…
#5434

£60.00

By the Roaring Reuss: Idylls and Stories of the Alps

W Bridges Birtt, [George Band]
1898
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy, near very good in green cloth with gilt titles, one corner bruised, short tear to the cloth at the head of the spine, foxing to the extremities and paper stock browned. From the collection of English mountaineer George Band, the youngest member of the team which successfully conquered Mount Everest i… Read more…
#5438

£65.00

A Camera in the Hills, (and) Over Welsh Hills

F S Smythe, [George Band]
1942
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copies: two volumes of mountain photography, each with about 50 black and white reproductions of photographs by the author. A Camera in the Hills is 2nd edition 1942, Over Welsh Hills is the 3rd printing 1942. Both very good in pale green cloth with green titles; Camera has some foxing to the boards and en… Read more…
#5440

£65.00

Ballooning Over Everest

Leo Dickinson, [George Band]
1993
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy of this beautifully photographed account of the 1990 balloon expedition over Everest by Leo Dickinson "the world's leading adventure film maker". A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Several annotated post-it notes laid in. From the collection of English mountaineer George Band, the youngest member of t… Read more…
#5442

£65.00

Chris Bonnington's Everest

Chris Bonnington, [George Band]
2002
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy of this beautifully photographed memoir. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, inscribed on the title page "To George, Happy memories, Chris Bonnington". From the collection of English mountaineer George Band, the youngest member of the successful team which conquered Mount Everest in 1953. Band was Pres… Read more…
#5443

£75.00

All 14 Eight-Thousanders

Reinhold Messner,[translated by Audrey Salkeld], [George Band]
1988
1953 Everest mountaineer George Band's own copy of this first English edition of mountaineer Reinhold Messner's account of his achievement in climbing the Himalays' highest peaks. Near fine in blue cloth, rubbed to head and foot of the spine, slight spine lean, in a very good plus dust jacket which is scuffed and rubbed to the corners. Neat ownersh… Read more…
#5446

£65.00

A Funeral Oration for His Most Sacred Majesty King George the Second

Ebenezer Radcliff
1760
[4] pp 22 In modern blue card wrappers with title label to upper cover. Very good condition, foxing to final blank and brown staining to the top edge. A scarce title. Read more…
#5464

£60.00

Discovery upon Discovery, In Defence of Doctor Oates against B.W's Libellous Vindication of him......and in Justification of L'Estrange against the same Libell

Roger L'Estrange
1680
[2] pp 38 In modern blue card wrappers with title label to upper cover, browning to edges but otherwise near fine. An excellent example from the pamphlet wars following the English Civil War. Read more…
#5477

£55.00

A Sermon Preached before the Governors of Addenbrooke's Hospital..

John Warren
1776
[4] pp1-16 Stab sewn in modern blue card wrappers. Near fine condition, edges tanned. The second section is a report on the state of the hospital, including a short history, a list of the officers and annual subscribers of the charity, a list of patients admitted from October 1775- September 1776, and financial accounts. A fascinating record. Read more…
#5479

£80.00