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S., F.M.: The Fisherman's Children Or the Sunbeam of Hardrick Cove. Frontis and other full-page wood-engraved illus., adverts at end; iv+156pp. 12mo orig embossed maroon cloth gilt, some wear, T. Nelson &Sons, 1866. [ Ref: RGW19599] £10
*Novel set in Cornish fishing village.

SADLEIR, M.: Blessington - D'Orsay A Masquerade. 12 plates, index; xii+411pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Constable &Co, 1933. In torn d.w. [ Ref: RGW17561] £10


SASSOON, S.: The Heart's Journey. 45pp; some foxing. orig. blue cloth gilt, First Trade Edition, W. Heinemann, 1928. Bright copy in d.w. (mark on front cover, tear near head of spine with slight loss). KEYNES 28b. [ Ref: RGW18717] £35
*A collection of 35 poems, which Jean Moorcroft Wilson, Sassoon's biographer, thinks contains some of his best verse.

SCHREVEL, CORNELIS: Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum Latino-Graecum . . . Edited by Joseph Hill. viii+1027+174pp; a little worming in inner margin to a few leaves, lacking 3Z2 &3, 4D1, 4E2 &3, 4R2 &3 and last leaf. 8vo contemp. calf, worn, spine defective, Paris, P-A Le Mercier, 1718. Bookplate of John Parlby. Ownership signature of Francis Pouquer. [ Ref: RGW19578] £50
*Cornelis Schrevel [1608-1664] was a Dutch physician and scholar. This copy hasa number of good drawings chiefly of boats, on endpapers and some pages, executed in the 18th century.

SCOTT, CLEMENT (Ed.): The Theatre. A Monthly Review of The Drama, Music and the Fine Arts. Vol. II New Series July to December 1880. Wood-engraved illus., some full-page; index; 382pp; some foxing. Large 8vo contemp. half black calf, spine gilt, worn, Charles Dickens &Evans, 1880. [ Ref: RGW18611] £15


SCOTT, CLEMENT (Ed.): The Theatre. A Monthly Review of The Drama, Music and the Fine Arts. Vol. III New Series Jan to June 1881. Wood-engraved illus., some full-page; index; 382pp; some foxing. Large 8vo contemp. half black calf, spine gilt, worn, lacks spine label, Charles Dickens &Evans, 1881. [ Ref: RGW18612] £15


SCOTT, SIR WALTER: 'Soldier Rest, Ellen's Song from the Lady of the Lake' 3pp engraved music. folio, disbound, G. Shade, n.d., ?c.1820s. Not on Copac. [ Ref: RGW18784] £15


SCOTT, WALTER: Rob Roy. (Intro. by Allan Massie) Wood engravings by GEORGE TUTE; xvi+500pp. orig. cloth-backed, marbled boards, spine gilt, Folio Society Edition, 2004. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14629] £8


SENAULT, JEAN-FRANCOIS: The Use of Passions. Written in French . . . And put into English by Henry Earl of Monmouth, An. Dom. 1649. Additional engraved title, with small pieces missing, now on a guard, portrait of Henry Carey by William Marshall, now laid down, right bottom corner missing and small hole near pediment, errata leaf at end; xlvi+512; title small tear at foot, lacking a2, a few head-lines shaved, a number of early corrections in ink. 8vo early marbled calf, rebacked retaining the original backstrip, First Edition in English, Printed for J.L. and Humphrey Moseley, at the Prince's Arms in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1649. WING (2nd ed.) S2504; ESTC R203536 [ Ref: RGW17003] £300
*Jean-Fran¨ois Senault [1601-1672] wrote 'De lÕUsage des Passions' which was first published in 1641. Henry Carey [1596Š1661] Second Earl of Monmouth translated a number of works from French and Italian. He was a staunch Royalist but took little active part in the Civil War. This copy contains the final errata leaf reported in the English Short Title Catalogue. In the early 19th century, the endpapers were used to record the births and deaths in the Taylor family.

SHAW. G.B.: An Unfinished Novel. (Ed. S. Weintraub) 97pp. orig. cloth-backed marbled boards, 1st edit., Constable, 1958. Fine copy in orig. glassine d.w. [ Ref: RGW18618] £10


SIEVEKING, L. de GIBERNE: Gladstone Bags &Marmalade. Black and white illus. by ALEC MACDONALD; 50pp. orig. printed boards, some marking, 1st edit., Cecil Palmer,1920. [ Ref: RGW18637] £12
*Humorous verse and illustrations. The author went on to work for the BBC writing many plays.

SIMMONDS, C.: We Have Heard Ravens. Poems drawn from Dorothy Wordsworth's Journals. 54pp. Pictorial paprback, 1st edit., 2008. [ Ref: RGW12929] £12
*Poems inspired by Dorothy Wordsworth's Journals.

SIMS, GEORGE: The Despain Papers. 126pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Philadelphia, Holmes Publishing Co, 1992. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17065] £10


SITWELL, E.: Taken Care of. An Autobiography. Photographic illus., index; 192pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1965. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW10552] £10


SMILES, S.: A Publisher and His Friends Memoir and Correspondence of the late John Murray, with An Account of the Origin and Progress of the House, 1768-1843. 2 vols. 3 portraits, index. orig. blue cloth, spines gilt, 2nd. edit., John Murray, 1891. A very good set. CHEW p. 399 [ Ref: RGW17569] £50
*Evidently bound by the publishers some years after the printing.

[BRENDA Pseud. of SMITH, Mrs CASTLE G.]: Little Cousins or Georgie's Visit to Lotty. Wood-engraved illus. by T. PYM, adverts at end; 176pp. orig. green pictorial cloth gilt, wear on extremities, New edit., John F. Shaw &Co, n.d. c.1888. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16645] £15


SPENCE, JOSEPH: Anecdotes, Observations and Characters of Books and Men Collected from the Conversation of Mr. Pope and other Eminent Person of His Time. Frontispiece portrait, index; 308pp. folio orig. cloth, Centaur Press, 1964. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17050] £10


STABLES, Dr. GORDON.: Sweeping the Seas. A Tale of Alabama. 8 plates by ARCHIBALD WEBB, 8pp catalogue at end; 375pp. orig. blue pictorial cloth gilt, t.e.g., 1st edit., E. Nister, New York, E.P. Dutton &Co, Printed in Bavaria, n.d.[1902]. Very good bright copy. [ Ref: RGW12726] £15


STERNE, LAURENCE: A Sentimental Journey through Franch and Italy by Mr. Yorick. 2 vols. in one. Half-titles, list of subscribers, engraved coat of arms on p. 38 of vol. II; xx+204, iv+208pp; crease to corner of a few leaves. Small 8vo contemp. calf, spine gilt with raised bands, headband torn, upper part of lower joint split, replacement red leather spine label, Second Edition, Printed for T. Becker and P. A. de Hondt in the Strand, 1768. A very good copy. Early armorial bookplate of John Bell. Ownership signature of William Davis. [ Ref: RGW17906] £175


STEVENSON, R.L.: Memories. Mounted photographic illus. orig. pictorial wrappers by JESSIE M. KING, small split at foot of spine, reprint, 1926. [ Ref: RGW1111] £25


STRONG, L.A.G.: A Letter to W.B. Yeats. No. 6 Hogarth Letter Series. 32pp. orig. wrappers, 1st edit, Hogarth Press, 1932. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW12787] £8


SUCKLING, SIR JOHN: Love Poems. (Ed. F. Chapman) Printed in green and mauve with Art Nouveau decorations; 122pp. orig. boards, with Art Nouveau on front cover, some wear on extremities, John Lane, 1902. [ Ref: RGW14877] £15


SURTEES, R.S.: Plain or Ringlets. 13 colour plates by JOHN LEECH, other illus. in text; x+406pp. 8vo orig. blue cloth gilt, Facsimile reprint of the 1860 edit., Nunney, R.S. Surtees Society, 1986. Mint copy in cellophane d.w. [ Ref: RGW14399] £8


SURTEES, R.S.: Hillingdon Hall or The Cockney Squire. 12 colour plates; 519pp. 8vo orig. green cloth gilt, Facsimile reprint of the 1860 edit., Nunney, R.S. Surtees Society, 1985. Mint copy in cellophane d.w. [ Ref: RGW14403] £8


SURTEES, R.S.: Hawbuck Grange; Or, The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq. Colour illus. by PHIZ; 265pp. 8vo orig. red cloth gilt, Facsimile reprint of the 1847 edit., Nunney R.S. Surtees Society, 1988. Fine copy in cellophane d.w. [ Ref: RGW15080] £8


SURTEES, R.S.: Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour. Colour and black and white illus. by JOHN LEECH; 408pp. 8vo orig. red cloth gilt, Facsimile reprint of the 1853 edit., Craddock, R.S. Surtees Society, 1981. Fine copy in cellophane d.w. [ Ref: RGW15082] £8


SWIFT, JONATHAN: Gulliver's Travels. Colour illus. by EDWARD BAWDEN; 262pp. orig. cloth-backed patterned boards, Folio Society Edition, Seventh Printing, 2007. Mint copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14300] £10


SWIFT, JONATHAN: Volume III. Of the Author's Works Containing Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts, viz. I. A Voyage to Lilliput. II. A Voyage to Brobdingnag. III. A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib and Japan. IV. A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms. By Lemuel Gulliver, first a Surgeon and then a Captain of Several Ships. In this Impression Several Errors in the London and Dublin Editions are corrected. Vol. III (of 4). Engraved frontis. portrait of Gulliver, 6 engraved charts and plans; iv, xvi+318pp; last gatherings Ee and Ff are misnumbered. 12mo (6.5 x 4in) contemp speckled calf gilt, with raised bands, double rule border on covers, wear on extremities, joints cracked, Dublin, Printed by and for George Faulkner, Printer and Bookseller in Essex Street, opposite to the Bridge, 1735. Early ownership signature in ink on title of Rd Burnes. TEERINK. 'Bibliography of the Writings of Jonathan Swift' (2nd edit., 1963) No. 49 HUBBARD 'Contributions to a Bibliography of Gulliver's Travels' pp134-5. [ Ref: RGW18411] £450
*This is the volume containing Gulliver's Travels from the first duodecimo edition of Swift's works. Jonathan Swift had not been happy with the text presented in Motte's editions and took the opportunity afforded by Faulkner's publication to present a better version. For a discussion of the Faulkner edition of Swift and a summary of the modern scholarship concerning this editon of Gulliver's Travels see MARSHALL, A.: 'The 1735 Faulkner Edition of Swift's Works' in The Library, June 2013.

SWINBURNE, A.C.: A Note on Charlotte Bronte. ii+98pp; adverts at end dated June 1877; lacks front free endpaper. orig. blue cloth gilt, chipped at head, some wear on extremities, uncut, 1st edit., Chatto &Windus, 1877. [ Ref: RGW19104] £15


TAYLOR, ANN and JANE, and ADELAIDE O'KEEFFE: The "Original Poems" and Others. Edited by E.V. Lucas. Colour title and frontispiece, and other line drawings by F.D. BEDFORD, other text illus.; xl+411pp. orig. blue pictorial cloth gilt, corners bumped, slight wear at head and foot of spine, t.e.g., 1st edit., Wells Gardner Darton &Co, n.d. [1903]. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW12736] £25


TAYLOR, JEREMY: The Worthy Communicant or A Discourse of the Nature, Effects, and Blessings consequent to the worthy receiving of the Lords Supper And of all the duties required in order to a worthy preparation: Together with the Cases of Conscience occurring in the duty of him that Ministers and of him that Communicates. . . Wood-engraved initials and head-pieces; [16]+576pp; most leaves affected by damp-staining. 8vo old old calf, spine chipped at head, worn, First Edition, R. Norton for John Martin, James Allestry and Thomas Dicas, at the Bell in St Pauls Church-yard, 1660. WING T417. [ Ref: RGW12931] £140
*Jeremy Taylor [1613-1667] was bishop of Down and Connor . He had served as chaplain-in-ordinary to Charles I. There are no leaves numbered 401-416, but the text is complete as issued.

TENNYSON, ALFRED, LORD: The Princess: A Medley. vii+183pp; foxing to a few leaves at beginning and end. 8vo full red morocco gilt, rubbed on extremities including the bands across spine, a.e.g., 16th edit., Edward Moxon &Co, 1867. [ Ref: RGW17368] £10


TENNYSON, ALFRED, LORD: Early Poems. With an Introduction by Arthur Waugh. Frontispiece portrait; xii+116pp; some foxing. orig. green cloth, spine gilt, William Heinemann, 1905. INSCRIBED BY ARTHUR WAUGH on endpaper. [ Ref: RGW17374] £10


TENNYSON, LORD ALFRED: Too Late! Too Late! Sacred Song. Music by Mrs J. Worthington Bliss. Lithograph title with gold decorated border; 5pp music. folio disbound, Robert Cocks &Co, n.d., c.1860. [ Ref: RGW18831] £10


THOMSON, G. (Ed.) A Select Collection of Original Welsh Airs Adapted for the Voice: United to Characteristic English Poetry Never Before Published, with Introductory &Concluding Symphonies and Accompaniments for the Piano forte or Harp, Violin &Violoncello Composed chiefly by Joseph Haydn. Vol. I only (of 3) Engraved title, engraved music interleaved with songs in letterpress, pagination duplicated; a little offsetting of engraved music onto the letterpress, some foxing; 8+60pp. Large folio (15 x 11in) old half calf, worn, spine torn, London, Printed &Sold by Preston And by G. Thomson, Editor and Proprietor, Edinburgh, n.d. [1809]. SIGNED in ink by G. Thomson on title. [ Ref: RGW17661] £75
*George Thomson [1757-1834], who commissioned work from composers and writers, published similar collections of Scottish and Irish airs. The poetry some especially written for this work is by Walter Scott, Alexander Boswell (brother of the more famous James), Joanna Baillie, M.G. Lewis, Amelia Opie, Anne Grant, Anne Hunter, Samuel Rogers, William Roscoe, William Smyth and others. Anne Hunter [1742/3Š1821] is especially connected with writing songs. According to the 'Cambridge Companion to Haydn', 'Without Anne HunterÕs influence and poetic inspiration, it is unlikely Haydn would have tried his hand at composing English songs. Indeed, circumstances suggest that Anne Hunter passed on to Haydn all her verses during the first London sojourn.' Robert Burns copied some of her poems into his commonplace book. These 'Welsh Airs' are noted as one of the sources for Anne Hunter's poetry in 'The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter Haydn's Tuneful Voices' by Caroline Grigson.

THOMSON, JAMES: The Seasons. Engraved vignette title, engraved illus., 2pp adverts. at end; iv+158pp. 12mo contemp. full straight-grained black morocco, lyre with two eagles blocked in gilt in centre of covers, border of double fillet in gilt, spine with raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt, rubbed on extremities, a.e.g., Chiswick, Printed by C. Whittingham, R. Jennings, T. Tegg and others, 1822. [ Ref: RGW12747] £25
*Volume from Whittingham's Cabinet Library.

THOMSON, JAMES: The Seasons. Frontis., engraved title; 223pp; some slight foxing. 12mo orig. embossed cloth, spine gilt, slight wear at head and foot of spine, T. Nelson &Sons, 1861. [ Ref: RGW13775] £10


NATHANIEL THORN Exeter Bookseller. [BAYLY, LEWIS]: The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian how to Walk, that he may please God. xiv+467pp; lacking half-tile and engraved title, title and few other leaves frayed, staining to some leaves. 8vo contemp calf, very worn, 51st edit., Printed for D. Midwinter, 1714. On pastedown bookseller's label of Nathaniel Thorn St Peter's Churchyard, Exon, (a little frayed at edges and some marking). [ Ref: RGW19055] £125
*Nathaniel Thorn [?1695-1743] appears to have been a bookseller at St Peter's Churchyard from 1717 to 1735. In 1722, he was one of the publishers of Izacke's 'Remarkable Antiquities of the City of Exeter' having earlier published on his own account a sermon by the Bishop of Exeter in 1717. This label measures 2.75 x 3.5in has a cartouche with angels at the top holding a book.

THORN, ISMAY: The Harringtons at Home. 13 wood-engraved illus., adverts at end; 181pp. orig. pictorial brown cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Wells, Gardner, Darton &Co, 1894. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW19422] £10
*Thorn's real name was Edith Caroline Pollock [1853-1919].

TOPOLSKI, FELIX: Britain in Peace and War. Introduction by James Laver. 2 colour plates and nearly 200 drawings, many full-page by FELIX TOPOLKSI; 128pp; endpapers foxed. folio orig. cloth, some marking on covers, 1st edit., 1941. In d.w. (some pieces missing). William Moorcroft's copy with his bookplate. Inscribed on endpaper, "To that kind, generous, great artist W. Moorcroft his friend George Roberts." [ Ref: RGW14914] £25
*William Moorcroft (1872-1945), Potter, was born in Burslem. Having studied at the South Kensington School of Art, he returned to the Potteries and worked as a designer for James McIntyre &Co. In 1913 he left to set up his own pottery, which continues to this day. Contains William Moorcroft's distinctive sepia printed bookplate, the design of which is inspired by illuminated initials from medieval manuscripts.

TOWN AND COUNTRY MAGAZINE. The Town and Country Magazine. Vol. XVI. Engraved frontis., 13 'Tete a Tete' portraits, and 10 (of 12) engraved plates, index; iv+728pp; a little worming affecting head of last few leaves. orig, blue boards, worn, spine repaired, uncut, now in fabric covers. Printed for A. Hamilton, Jnr, 1784. [ Ref: RGW19148] £125
*Includes the complete set of double portraits of men and women titled with nicknames as the magazine was suggesting the two people were romantically linked.

TRANSATLANTIC REVIEW. Transatlantic Review. 16. Illus.; 152pp; title loose. orig. wrappers, some darkening near spine, 1964. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW15137] £10
*Contains stories by Paul Bowles and John Dineen, poetry by John Fowles and Robert Sward, and Maze by Philip Ward.

TRANSATLANTIC REVIEW. Transatlantic Review. 18. Illus.; 144pp. orig. wrappers, 1965. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW15138] £10
*Contains stories by Malcolm Bradbury, Penelope Gilliatt and others, poetry by R.S. Thomas, D.M. Thomas and others.

TRIALS. A Collection of the Most Remarkable Trials of Persons for High-Treason, Murder, Rapes, Heresy, Bigamy, Burglary; and other Crimes and Misdemeanours. Vol. II only (of 5). 527pp. folio ( 12in x 7.5in) contemp. calf, worn, covers detached, Printed by T. Read, 1735. [ Ref: RGW19889] £50
*The trials are chiefly from the 17th century and includes the trialsof Earl Strafford and John Lilburne.

TRIMMER, MRS SARAH: An Abridgement of Scripture History, consisting of Lessons selected from the Old Testament. For the Use of Schools and Families. 218pp. 8vo orig. sheep, joints cracked, front hinge strengthened, Stereotype Edition for C.J.G. and F. Rivington, Printed by A. Wilson, 1829. [ Ref: RGW19617] £15


A.L.O.E. [CHARLOTTE M. TUCKER] The Crown of Success Or Four Heads to Furnish. A Tale. Frontis. and additional engraved title and other plates, adverts at end; iv+246pp; some spotting. 12mo orig embossed blue cloth gilt, worn, T. Nelson &Sons, 1863. [ Ref: RGW19611] £20


TURNBULL, WALTER: Painted Butterfly I Know thee. The Words by Harriet Downing. Engraved title with lithograph vignette by W. Day, engraved music and words; 8pp. folio disbound, Goulding &D'Almaine, n.d. [?c.1830] [ Ref: RGW17718] £20


TURNER, M. R. &MIALL, A.: The Edwardian Song Book Drawing-Room Ballads, 1900-1914, from the catalogue of Boosey &Co. Illus. and music, index; 232pp. folio orig. cloth 1st edit., Methuen, 1982. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17701] £10


TWAIN, MARK: A Treasury of Mark Twain. Illus. by ROD WATER; 266pp. orig. pictorial cloth, Folio Society, 1999. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW13952] £5


TWAIN, MARK: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Introduction by Colin Ward. Illus. by HARRY BROCKWAY; xvi+288pp. orig. decorated black cloth, Folio Society Edition, 6th Printing, 2004. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14308] £10


TWAIN, MARK: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Introduction by Colin Ward. Illus. by HARRY BROCKWAY; xvi+288pp. orig. decorated black cloth, First Folio Society Edition, 1993. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14315] £12


TWAIN, MARK: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Introduction by Colin Ward. Illus. by HARRY BROCKWAY; xvi+288pp. orig. decorated black cloth, Folio Society Edition, 8th Printing, 2006. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14324] £10


TWAIN, MARK: A Treasury of Mark Twain. Illus. by ROD WATER; 266pp. orig. pictorial cloth, Folio Society, 7th Printing, 2006. Fine copy in slipcase (wear on edge). [ Ref: RGW14483] £5


TWAIN, MARK: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Introduction by Colin Ward. Illus. by HARRY BROCKWAY; xvi+288pp. orig. decorated black cloth, Folio Society Edition, 7th Printing, 2006. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14726] £10


TWEEDIE, W.K.: The Early Choice. A Book of Daughters. 4 colour plates; 340pp; some spotting. orig. blue cloth, a.e.g., T. Nelson and Sons, n.d. [c.1905]. [ Ref: RGW12718] £5


UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS. Additions to the Catalogue of the Byron Memorial Exhibition at the University of Texas 1924 91-106pp. orig. wrappers, as issued, a little fraying, 1924. Alex Bridge's copy with his signature. [ Ref: RGW17992] £10


UPTON, BERTHA AND FLORENCE: The Golliwogg's "Auto-Go-Cart". 30 colour-printed plates, including one double-page, and other illus. by FLORENCE UPTON; 66pp. oblong folio (8.75 x 11in) orig. green-cloth-backed pictorial boards, slight wear on extremities, hinges strengthened, 1st edit., Longmans, Green &Co, 1901. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW19411] £100
*Story featuring a battery car.

UPTON, BERTHA AND FLORENCE: The Golliwogg's "Desert-Island". 31 colour-printed plates, and other illus. by FLORENCE UPTON; 66pp; endpapers repaired and partly provided in facsimile. oblong folio (8.75 x 11in) orig. cloth-backed pictorial boards, rebacked, covers scratched, 1st edit., Longmans, Green &Co, 1906. [ Ref: RGW19580] £75


VALLANCE, R.: Dickens in Europe. Essays Selected and Introduced by Rosalind Vallance. Illus.; 212pp. orig. cloth, Folio Society edit., 2nd impression, 1977. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14199] £5


VARIOUS AUTHORS: Birthday Tales for the Young. Original Stories. Wood-engraved full-page illus.; 186pp. 12mo orig. green cloth gilt, a.e.g., 1st edit., Frederick Warne &Co, n.d., [?c.1880]. No copy on Copac. [ Ref: RGW19629] £15


VERNE, JULES: Around the World in Eighty Days. (trans. G.M. Towle &N. Danvers) Drawings by PETER BROOKES; 223pp; bookplate on endpaper. orig. green cloth gilt, First Folio Society edition, 1982. Fine copy in orig. slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14408] £10


VICTORIAN COLOUR PRINTING. Poetry of the Year Passages from the Poets Descriptive of the Seasons. 22 mounted chromolithograph illus., after Birket Foster, Creswick, Cox, Harrison Weir and others; x+102pp.; binding splitting and strengthened with tape. small folio (10.75 x 8in) orig. full tan morocco gilt, decorated with floral design, a.e.g., rubbed on extremities, George Bell, 1854. [ Ref: RGW19470] £85
*The illustrations were printed by M. and N. Hanhart and Day and Son.

VINCENT, JOHN: The Pretty Plate or Honesty is the Best Policy. 4 tinted plates by DARLEY, including additional title-page, some spotting, adverts at end; viiii+88pp. 8vo orig. embossed cloth gillt, worn, hinges strengthened, 1st English edit., Addey &Co, 1854. [ Ref: RGW19613] £15
*The author was Jedediah Vincent Huntington, and the first edition appeared in New York in 1852.

VIOTTI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA: Three Duetts (Duets) Concertants for Two Violins. Both parts. Engraved title and music; 14 +14pp; title to first part soiled and some creasing to later leaves. folio, disbound, G. Walker, 106 Great Portland Street, n.d., 1821. Ownership signature of Thomas Rennell. [ Ref: RGW16836] £25


VIRGIL: The Georgics In Four Books. Translated by Rev. J.M. King. viii+96pp; 'From the Author' printed slip; some spotting on title. orig. maroon cloth gilt, oxen and plough blocked on front cover, bevelled boards, some wear on extremities, Hurst &Blackett, 1871. [ Ref: RGW19098] £15
*Rev. King was the vicar of Cutcombe in Somerset.

VOLTAIRE, FRANCOIS: Candide. Translated by Tobias Smollet. Illus. by ANTONI CLAVE; 155pp. orig. black morocco-backed, green patterned cloth gilt, a.e.g, Franklin Library, 1979. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14652] £10


[HORACE WALPOLE] SEELEY, L.B. (Ed.): Horace Walpole and His World. Select Passages from his Letters. Colour frontispiece and 5 other plates after Reynolds, Stubbs, Seymour Haden, and C. Baker, including views of Twickenham and Strawberry Hill; xii+329pp. orig. cloth, paper spine label, covers and label marked, worn, t.e.g., uncut, "Printed by the Grolier Society , London", "Edinburgh Press", n.d.. No 510 of 1000 copies of the Edition de Luxe. [ Ref: RGW4589] £65
*A well-produced edition on good quality paper with the additional title page printed in red and black "Days of the Dandies. Horace Walpole by Himself".

MARCUS WARD Publisher. The Wreath &other Pastorals. Colour illus., some full-page by TRING PEARCE, text printed within border; 24pp; some spotting. orig. cloth- backed pictorial boards, wear on extremities, 1st edit., Marcus Ward &Co, [c.1890]. [ Ref: RGW19619] £10


WATTS, ALARIC A. (Ed.): The Poetical Album; Or Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry. Additional engraved title, xvi+396pp. orig. boards, front cover loose, uncut, 1st edit., Hurst, Chance &Co, 1828. FAXON 'Literary Annuals and Gift Books' p. 108 [ Ref: RGW17609] £20
*Includes the works of many of the romantic poets including Byron, Coleridge, Keats, Lisle Bowles, Shelley and Wordsworth.

[EVELYN WAUGH]. HUNT, A. (Ed.) House &Garden Wine Book. Colour and black and white illus., adverts; 88pp. folio half green cloth, velvet boards, House &Garden, n.d. [c.1954]. [ Ref: RGW14502] £10
*A collection of articles, the first of which "On Wine" is by Evelyn Waugh.

WEBLING, PEGGY: Saints and their Stories. 8 colour plates by CAYLEY ROBINSON; vi+312pp. orig. cloth, Nisbet &Co, n.d. Very good copy in frayed d.w, with small pieces missing. [ Ref: RGW12730] £20


WEBSTER, NOAH: An American Dictionary of the English Language. Thoroughly Revised, and Greatly Enlarged and Improved, by Chauncey A. Goodrich and Noah Porter. Engraved title and frontispiece, illus.; lxxii+1768pp. folio orig. embossed black morocco, spine gilt with raised bands, a little scuffing, some wear on extremities, a.e.g. Springfield, Mass., Published by G. &C. Merriam, State Street, 1866. Sound binding. [ Ref: RGW18932] £50


WEIR, HARRISON: Every Day in the Country. With Drawings for Every Day and the Months and Eight Coloured Pictures. 8 colour plates and other illus. by Harrison Weir; some entries made in ink. 12mo orig. cloth, worn, a little loosening, a.e.g., 1st edit., Frederick Warne &Co, [1883]. Only one copy on Copac. [ Ref: RGW19404] £20
*A beautifully illustrated nature calendar.

HARRISON WEIR (Illustrator). Crib and Fly: A Tale of Two Terriers. [by Aunt Emma]. Wood-engraved illus. by Harrison Weir, 32pp adverts at end dated 1885; 160pp. 12mo orig. red cloth gilt, spine slightly faded, Griffith and Farran, [1885]. [ Ref: RGW19575] £15


WESKER, ARNOLD: Chips with Everything. A Play in Two Acts. 74pp. orig. cloth, 1st Edition, Jonathan Cape, 1966. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW18626] £8


WETTHERELL, ELIZABETH (pseud. of Susan Bogert Warner). Queechy. 8 colour-printed plates; 670pp. orig. purple cloth, spine faded, joint cracked, some wears on extremities, James Nisbet and Co, 1865. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16653] £10


WHITE, FRANCIS: A Replie to Iesuit Fishers Answere to Certain Questions Propou[n]ded by his most Gratious King Iames. Two Parts in one. xxx+596pp, iv+74pp; lacks portrait and first title. folio ( 11.5in x 7.5in) contemp. calf, with ruled border on covers, worn, chipped at foot, First Edition, [Adam Islip, 1624]. ESTC S122241 [ Ref: RGW19890] £150
*Francis White [1563/4-1638], Bishop of Ely wrote against the Catholic religion. He was called upon to to dissuade the Countess of Buckingham, who had been under the influence of John Percy, better known as Fisher the Jesuit, from coverting to Catholicism. White was asked to take the protestant side on the first day of three private debates with Percy organized by the marquess and King James and held in the presence of the Villiers family; the King and William Laud, Bishop of St David's, took that role on the second and third days. When, against the King's wishes, Percy spread details of the debates in his 'An Answere to a Pamphlet' [1623], White responded by publishing a formal attack (the volume offered here) on the Jesuit. The second part is 'An ansvvere to Mr Fishers relation of a third conference betweene a certaine B. (as he stiles him) and himselfe. . . here giuen by R.B. chapleine to the B. that was imployed in the conference. The initials stands for Richard Baylie, but in fact the work was by William Laud. (See Oxford DNB and ESTC Catalogue)

WHITHAM, G.I.: Squire and Page. A Story of Olden Days. 3 plates by FRANCES EWAN, 16pp catalogue at end; 208pp; a little slight spotting. orig. pictorial green cloth gilt, Blackie and Son, n.d. School prize label on endpaper dated 1910. Fine bright copy. [ Ref: RGW12721] £10


WILBYE, ALFRED. The Braes Aboon Bonaw A Favorite Song, Arranged for the Piano Forte by Alfred Wilbye, Engraved music and words; 4pp. folio disbound, Edinburgh, John Galbraith, 57 Princes St, n.d. [?c.1827] Not on Copac [ Ref: RGW17715] £20


WILDE, OSCAR: The Happy Prince and Other Tales. Text in English; 40pp; printed on rather brittle paper, pencilled underlinings and notes particularly to the first story, small tears to inner margin to title and last last leaf, caused by the staples used to bind the book. 8vo (8.5in x 6in) orig. orange brown printed boards, peacock on front cover, some wear to extremities, slight water stain on back cover, "Ksiegarnia W.T. Kowalski, Warzawa, Ul. Marzalkowska 73", and printed, as stated on verso of title, "Drukarnia Uniwersytecka, Wroclaw, Ogrodowa 19", n.d., [?1920s]. VERY RARE, POSSIBLY UNIQUE COPY. [ Ref: RGW12864] £150
*An edition of the Happy Prince, Selfish Giant and the Devoted Friend printed in Poland. Wilde's Christian name is spelt "Oskar" on the front cover, but is correct on the title. We have been unable to trace another copy of this edition, which presumably is pirated, in printed or online catalogues.

WILDE, OSCAR. REDMAN, A. (Ed.) The Epigrams of Oscar Wilde. 260pp. orig. cloth, A. Redman, 1962. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13912] £5


[WILDE, OSCAR] HYDE, H. MONTGOMERY: Oscar Wilde. A Biography. Illus., index; xiv+410pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Eyre Methuen, 1976. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15049] £10


WILLIAMSON, HENRY: The Village Book. 342pp. orig. cloth gilt, 1st edit., J. Cape, 1930. [ Ref: RGW18996] £8


WILSON, JOHN: The City of the Plague and Other Poems. iv+300pp. 8vo contemp.red straight-grained morocco gilt, worn on extremities, small hole in leather at foot of spine, 1st edit., Edinburgh, Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for Archbald Constable and others, 1816. [ Ref: RGW17583] £75
*This was the last major collection of poetry published by John Wilson [1785-1854], a friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge, who also wrote under the pseudonym Christopher North.

WINDSOR, J.: Roy's Wife or Aldivalloch, Scots Song Harmonized for 3 Voices. Engraved title and music and words; 4pp. folio, disbound, Goulding &Co, n.d. c.1805. [ Ref: RGW16859] £10


WODEHOUSE, P.G.: The Plums of P.G. Wodehouse. Picked by J.W. Blundell. Illus. by PAUL COX; xiv+258pp. orig. pictorial cloth gilt, Folio Society Edition, 10th Printing, 2008. Mint copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14311] £10


WODEHOUSE, P.G.: The Plums of P.G. Wodehouse. Picked by J.W. Blundell. Illus. by PAUL COX; xiv+258pp. orig. pictorial cloth gilt, Folio Society Edition, 8th Printing, 2006. Very good copy in slipcase (slight wear). [ Ref: RGW14325] £8


WODEHOUSE, P.G.: Short Stories. Selected and Introduced by Christopher Falkus. Illus. by GEORGE ADAMSON; 371pp. orig. patterned cloth, spine gilt, Folio Society Edition, 1983. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14412] £10


WODEHOUSE, P.G.: The Plums of P.G. Wodehouse. Picked by J.W. Blundell. Illus. by PAUL COX; xiv+258pp; ownership signature on half-title. orig. pictorial gold boards, First Folio Society Edition, 1997. Very good copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14419] £8


WODEHOUSE, P.G.: Heavy Weather. Illus. by PAUL COX; 279pp, orig. pictorial boards, First Folio Society Edition, 2004. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14992] £12


WOOLF, BELLA SIDNEY: The Twins in Ceylon. 8 colour plates by A.E. JACKSON and other illus.; 112pp; a little spotting. 8vo orig. pictorial cloth, slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Duckworth &Co, 1909. [ Ref: RGW19609] £10


[YONGE, C.M.]: The Heir of Redclyffe. 2 vols. Half-titles, foxing throughout; 314, 312pp. 8vo contemp. half green morocco, spines gilt, rubbed on extremities, 1st American edition, New York, D. Appleton &Co, 1853. [ Ref: RGW12869] £60
*Published in the same year as the English first edition.

YOUNG, EDWARD: The Complaint; Or, Nights Thoughts. And the Force of Religion. Additional engraved vignette title; iv+284pp. 12mo contemp. full straight-grained black morocco, lyre with two eagles blocked in gilt in centre of covers, border of double fillet in gilt, spine with raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt, rubbed on extremities, a.e.g., Chiswick, Printed by C. Whittingham, for T. Tegg, R. Jennings and others, 1824. [ Ref: RGW12746] £25
*Volume from Whittingham's Cabinet Library.

YOUNG, F. BRETT: The Tragic Bride. Half-tile, adverts at end; xviii+254pp. orig. green cloth, faint marks on covers, 1st edit., Martin Secker, 1920. [ Ref: RGW17592] £25


YOUNGHUSBAND, SIR FRANCIS: The Heart of Nature Or The Quest for Natural Beauty. xxviii+235pp; endpapers foxed. orig. cloth, worn on extremities, joints loosening, 1st edit., John Murray, 1921. [ Ref: RGW17304] £10


YOUTH'S MAGAZINE. The Youth's Magazine or Evangelical Miscellany, for the year 1815. Vol. X. Engraved title, 4 engraved plates, index; 432+[xvi]pp. contemp. half calf, spine gilt, red leather spine label, worn on extremities, Published by W. Kent &T. Hamilton, 1815. [ Ref: RGW18722] £10
*Apart from memoirs, extracts, and reviews, there are many poems.

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