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A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain - including the works of foreigners written in, or translated into the English language - 3 volumes

By: Halkett, Samuel; Laing, Rev John

Price: $38.00

Publisher: William Paterson, Edinburgh: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45rf

Condition: Near Fine


Three volumes (complete). Ex-library (Rand Club, Johannesburg) copy with consequent stamps, use, wear, labels. Rebound in half-leather by the library. Marbled boards and papertrims. For all three the leather corners and spines have shelving and stacking wear, scuffing. The boards are benign, scuffed. They are steady and sure. Volume 1: ABC-Eye. The front pastedown and frontispage have publisher's catalogue pages attached. Volume II: Fab-Nym; pub. 1883. The frontispage has a library label. Volume III: O Br-Tis; pub. 1885. The frontispage has a library label. The early pages have som... View more info

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Fine Bird Books 1700-1900

By: Sitwell, Sacheverell; Buchanan, Handasynde; Fisher, James

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Collins & Van Nostrand, London & New York: 1953

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 33rp

Condition: Near Fine


120 pages (complete). Folio size. Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 2000 copies. Printed on Gelderland mill paper. From the library of Birch Bernstein (South African mining executive, financier and book-collector), his ex-libris plate is on the front pastedown. A comforting copy. Half cloth with marble boards. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective wrap. The dj is much worn, torn, yellowed, scuffed and marked by stacking and shelving and hand. It is comfortable and sure. The cloth covered corners have wear and scuffing. The spine also has light wear. The boards are ... View more info