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TASSO, Torquato

TASSO, Torquato. Le Opere di Torquato Tasso raccolte per Giuseppe Mauro Venice, Presso Carlo Buonarrigo, 1722. £1200 Large 4to, 12 vols, pp. (6)LI-603, (8)560, (4)482, (4)492, (4)524, (4)531, (4)536, (4)534, (4)548, (4)540,(4)532, (4)424. Roman and Italic letter. […]

ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques

ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques. Ouvres Complètes, mises dans un nouvel ordre, avec des notes historiques et des éclaircissements par P. R. Auguis  Paris, Chez P. Dupont, 1824. £2500 8vo, 26 vols. Bound by “White Relieur, 24 Pall Mall, 1850” […]

ELIOT, George

ELIOT, George. Works  Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1901. £225 8vo, 10 vols, illustrated on frontispiece with tissue guards. Bound in publishers red cloth, spine with gilt-tooled title, publisher’s name, and gilt stamped shape of […]

STEVENSON, Robert Louis

THE PENTLAND EDITION STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, With Bibliographical Notes by Edmund Gosse London, Cassel; Chatto and Windus; William Heinemann; Longmans Green and Co., 1906-7. £550 8vo, 20 vols, illustrated with many […]

PUNCH

PUNCH, The London Chiarivari (Magazine) London, Published at the Office (Bradbury, Agnew & Co.), 1853-59, 1863-77, 1889-91. £800 Folio, 11 books, each including three volumes, copiously illustrated. Vol. 1: 1853-55: Vols XXV-XXVIII; Vol. 2: 1855-57: Vols XXIX-XXXI; […]

DICKENS, Charles

DICKENS, Charles. The Works of Charles Dickens (The London Edition) London, The Caxton Publishing Company, [19–]. £400 8vo, 28 vols (of 29), illustrated frontispiece (some are reproductions on coloured drawings with scenes of characters from the novels, […]

CASANOVA, Giacomo

CASANOVA, Giacomo. The Memoirs of Giacomo Casanova di Seingal London, Privately printed for Subscribers only. The Casanova Socy, 1922. £500 Large 4to 12 vols (xxix, 271pp. / 263pp. / 310pp. / 279pp. / 278pp. / 263pp. / […]

THE SPORTING MAGAZINE

THE SPORTING MAGAZINE, United with the Sportsman, Sporting Review & New Sporting Magazine  London, Rogerson & Tuxford, 1856. £800 8vo, 14 vols, abundantly illustrated. Two volumes per year (Jan-June; July-Dec): 1856-59 complete; July-Dec 1861 only; 1862-63 complete; […]

THACKERAY, William Makepeace

THACKERAY, William Makepeace. Works of Thackeray  London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1869-86. £650 FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 24 vols, ill.. Bookplate on front pastedowns. Bound in elaborately blind-tooled green buckram, bevelled edges, gilt-stamped monogram of author’s initials at […]