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White House Physician

Vice-Admiral Ross T McIntire, George Creel
1946
[vi] pp244 A biography of President Franklin D Roosevelt by his doctor, confidant and friend Ross T McIntire who was Surgeon General of the Navy. Near fine in blue cloth, in a very good dust jacket, rubbed to edges and a tiny hole to lower panel. Laid in: a letter [1tls] from the author to Frederick Adams thanking him for a Christmas gift. This boo… Read more…
#6180

£85.00

Probate Valuation of the Estate of The First Earl of Halifax at Garrowby Hall, Yorkshire and London, including a Painting by Titian 'Portrait of a Young Man'

Hollis & Webb
1960
ff208 A professionally compiled valuation of furnishings, silver, pictures etc, and Works of Art, made in January and February 1960 for probate purposes. Fine, bound in dark green watered silk cloth with gilt titles, single sided typescript on unlined pages, with index. Valuation prepared by Hollis and Webb Chartered Auctioneers and Estate Agents,… Read more…
#6192

£70.00

Franklin D Roosevelt's Colonial Ancestors: Their Part in the Making of American History

Alvin Page Johnson
1933
pp222 Near fine in red cloth, tiny nicks to top edges of a few pages; in a very good white dust jacket, very lightly soiled, now protected by a cellophane wrapper. The author was a member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. This book comes from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt collection of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr, 1910 - 2001, the so… Read more…
#6197

£55.00

The Gazetteer's or Newsman's Interpreter

Laurence Echard
1738
Two volumes in one of The Gazetteer 1738 in a pretty late 18th century binding of speckled calf; part 1 is the 14th edition, part 2 is the 7th which is lacking its final leaves as it finishes at T4. A scarce title. Read more…
#6203

£75.00

The Parable of the Ten Virgins Opened and Applied being the Substance of divers Sermons on Matthew xxv, 1-14

Thomas Shepard
1797
Two volumes in one, pp97-496 and pp1-344 [8] list of subscribers' names, lacking pp1-96. Sermons by Thomas Shepard, pastor of the Church of Christ at Cambridge in New-England. Fair, in a later leather binding, upper board nearly detached, the text is incomplete as the book starts at page 97. Ownership inscription to first page of volume 1 "James Do… Read more…
#6206

£55.00

Memoirs of an Amateur Musician

Edmund H Fellowes
1946
viii pp220. The memoirs of author and musician Edmund H Fellowes who was widely known for his part is the revival of English music of the Tudor period. Very good in red cloth with gilt spine lettering, the pages are clean and crisp in a tight and square binding. In a good plus dust jacket, chipped to the spine ends and corners with a tear along the… Read more…
#6216

£65.00

The History of Nottingham, Embracing Its Antiquities, Trade and Manufactures..

John Blackner
1985
[x] pp460 Facsimile edition, reproduced in original size (large folio) limited to 300 copies of which this is number 74. Near fine in buckram over purple cloth with silver spine lettering, top edge dusty, the pages are bright, clean and crisp. Ownership label to front pastedown. In a near fine blue dust wrapper which is very lightly sunned to spine… Read more…
#6231

£70.00

Toshio Tabuchi 1966-1991

Toshio Tabuchi
1992
pp176 A beautiful large folio art book showcasing the work of Japanese artist Toshio Tabuchi from 1966-1991. Near fine in cream printed card covers, top edge dusty, in a very good illustrated dust wrapper which is lightly soiled. Fully illustrated in colour and black and white. Extra shipping charges may apply as this is a heavy volume. Read more…
#6234

£70.00

La Vie et les Aventures de Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe
1800
La Vie et les Aventures de Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe. Edition Orne, Imprimerie de Deckherr, Montbeliard. Volume 2, quarto, pp92. Fair in illustrated paper wrappers with four other full-page illustrations of the adventures of Crusoe and Friday. The upper cover and final three pages are extensively torn and creased with some loss, pages 3-23 a… Read more…
#6292

£72.00

Nutzlicher Hilfs-, Noth-, Haus- und Wirthschafts Kalendar des Schweizerboten, aus das Jahr 1837 nach Christi Geburt

1837
Nutzlicher Hilfs-, Noth-, Haus- und Wirthschafts Kalendar des Schweizerboten, aus das Jahr 1837 nach Christi Geburt. J J Christen, Aarau. Quarto in illustrated paper wrappers, Gothic script, with attractive engravings depicting each month of the year. Disbound but complete, wrappers chipped and pages creased. This volume is part of a Swiss collecti… Read more…
#6293

£72.00

Diatriba Theologica de Falsis Prophetis Decima

Jeremiae Curriti, Marcus Benjaminus a Rosset
1699
Diatriba Theologica de Falsis Prophetis Decima by Jeremiae Curriti and Marcus Benjaminus a Rosset, Berne, 1699. Very good pamphlet, stab sewn in original bright marbled wrappers, a little wear to spine, corners creased but the binding is tight, the pages clean and crisp with attractive woodcuts. This volume is part of a Swiss collection from the Va… Read more…
#6295

£60.00

Diatriba Prima de Veris Prophetis

Jeremiae Curriti, Joan Fran Leyvraz
1691
Diatriba Prima de Veris Prophetis, by Jeremiae Curriti and Joan Fran Leyvraz, Berne, 1691. Good pamphlet, stab sewn in original marbled wrappers, stain to upper cover, some wear to spine and corners, pages stained but crisp. This volume is part of a Swiss collection from the Vaudois Alps. Read more…
#6296

£60.00

Magna Bibliotheca Anglo-Judaica

Cecil Roth
1937
A Bibliographical Guide to Anglo-Jewish history. A new, revised and enlarged edition. Inscribed: 'Cecil Roth. Detroit. 11.v.58' on title page. In original publishers green cloth, worn to corners and hinges. Do please get in touch with Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like further details. Read more…
#6313

£75.00

Modes and Manners

Max Von Boehn [translated by] Joan Joshua
1932
Four volumes; I and II dated 1932, III and IV 1935. Very good in blue cloth, with gilt spine lettering, spine ends a little browned. Paper stock darkened but the pages are clean in tight and square bindings. In a good dust jackets, spines tanned with worn ends and nicks to front panels. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary paintings and d… Read more…
#6330

£70.00

Modes and Manners of the Nineteenth Century as Represented in the Pictures and Engravings of the Time

Dr Oskar Fischel, Max Von Boehn [translated by] M Edwardes
1909
Three volumes. Very good in beige cloth, upper cover and spine delightfully decorated with embossed floral design and gilt titles, lower panels a little marked, gilt top edges. With floral end papers and good quality, fresh pages in square bindings, volumes I and III just starting to crack. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary paintings a… Read more…
#6331

£55.00

A Collection of the Public General Acts for the Regulation of Railways: Including Companies, Lands, and Railways Clauses Consolidation Acts, Complete

James Bigg [edited by]
1866
pp 525 Near Fine in publisher's brown embossed boards with detailed gilt decoration. In a square and tight binding, light foxing to edges. A splendid copy in the hand. Read more…
#6346

£55.00

Five Plays by R B Sheridan bound in one volume: The Duenna, St Patrick's Day, School for Scandal, The Critic, The Rivals

Richard Brinsley Sheridan
1818
Five plays by R B Sheridan in one volume, bound in modern half calf over marbled boards. The Duenna, The Critic and The Rivals are Oxberry's Editions as performed at the Theatres Royal, with remarks. School for Scandal and St Patrick's Day, which is appropriately printed on pale green paper, are uncommon Dublin imprints, published by Patrick Byrne… Read more…
#6347

£120.00

A Poet's Song, 1975, [Conductor's Score, Colin Davis' copy]

Donald Edwards Denniston, [Colin Davis]
1975
Donald Edwards Denniston, A Poet's Song, 1975, inscribed by composer on title page: 'To Colin Davis, Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the city. you will always be a great inspiration to my musical career. Donald E. Dennistoun Boston, Mass' (Walt Whitman setting 'In celebration of the American Bicentennial'. This score is from a large co… Read more…
#6350

£70.00

Cantata In Memoriam Jan Palach [Conductor's Score, Colin Davis' copy]

Christopher Shaw, [Colin Davis]
1985
Christopher Shaw, Cantata In Memoriam Jan Palach, no publisher noted, 1985; 2 volumes; full score-large folio, with piano reduction-small folio, both spiral bound, ownership inscription of C G Shaw. 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… Read more…
#6354

£60.00

Movements for Orchestra [Conductor's Score, Colin Davis' copy]

Tristan Keuris, [Colin Davis]
1981
Tristan Keuris, Movements for Orchestra, Donemus Amsterdam, 1981; large folio in brown plastic binding. 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 including at least two examples of scores from which Davis conducted t… Read more…
#6356

£60.00

The Rio Grande, poem by Sacheverell Sitwell [Conductor's Score, Colin Davis' copy]

Constant Lambert, [Colin Davis]
1929
Constant Lambert, The Rio Grande, poem by Sacheverell Sitwell, Vocal Score, Oxford University Press, 1929; pictorial card wrappers. 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 including at least two examples of scores… Read more…
#6362

£56.00

Piano Concerto 1979/80, [Conductor's Score, Colin Davis' copy]

Tristan Keuris, [Colin Davis]
1980
Tristan Keuris, Piano Concerto 1979/80, Donemus Amsterdam; large folio in clear plastic wrapper and publisher's letter with this complimentary copy of the score, commending the young and promising Dutch composer Tristan Keuris. This score is from a large collection of scores that belonged to the conductor Sir Colin Davis, many annotated and used in… Read more…
#6367

£65.00

Hsiang Fei Opus 40, [Orchestral Score, Colin Davis' copy]

Gene Gutche, [Colin Davis]
1965
Gene Gutche, Hsiang Fei Opus 40, 1965, no publisher; large folio spiral bound in black plastic wrapper with compliments label, striking graphics. 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 including at least two examp… Read more…
#6370

£65.00

O More Than Happy Countryman

H E Bates
1943
pp104 A most attractive volume inscribed by the author to Geoffrey Harmsworth who was a colleague in the RAF Intelligence Corps. The book is beautifully illustrated with 10 full page black and white plates by C F Tunnicliffe, along with other vignettes within the text. Very good, bound in its original green cloth; the text is fresh and crisp. In a… Read more…
#6376

£125.00

An Historical Sketch of the Progress of Knowledge in England, from the Conversion of the Anglo Saxons, to the End of the Reign of Queen Elisabeth [grangerised - extra-illustrated edition]

James George Barlace, James Aldous [Frederick Bouttat, I Oliver etc]
1819
[vii] pp 358 [xxi] [1] Extra illustrated by James Aldous around 1850 with a sequence of engravings including seventeenth century portraits of Phillip II of Spain and a portrait of Sir Francis Bacon. Worn black morocco binding, repairs to hinges, strengthening to inner hinges with black cloth. Red endpapers. Ownership signature of Henry and a much l… Read more…
#6438

£150.00