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A Book Of Greek Coins

By: Charles Seltman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1952

Seller ID: 81626


A King Penguin book. First edition in a dust jacket. 48 pages of illustrations. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing 4/6. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Complete Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 82072


Eighth Jesse edition. With a portrait frontispiece and 25 plates, a fine copy in recent blue half calf, marbled sides and edges, gilt banded spine. [Coigney 176] Contents good, clean, bright; binding very good, tight, solid. View more info

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The Complete Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, L. A. Lewis: 1839

Seller ID: 82071


First Lewis edition. A beautiful binding from Bayntun; half-calf binding with marbled boards, contrasting red & green morocco title labels, gilt angling motifs to spine, top edge gilt. (Coigney 49). Interestingly the title on the spine and title page use the spelling "complete", there is a facsimile of the original frontispiece with the original spelling "compleat". Very good condition; tightly bound. Leather slightly marked, as is gilt on top edge; edges slightly browned. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Complete Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Chiswick, Thomas Tegg: 1826

Seller ID: 82098


Second Tegg Edition. Publisher's printed paper boards, 'Whittingham's Cabinet Library'. With portraits and 32 engravings on wood. [Coigney 33] Paper boards/spines showing age and wear, fragile. Cracking along spine hinge on volume I. Pages rough cut browned. Endpapers foxed and browned, and light foxing in text block. Small bookseller label on pastedowns. Owner's inscription on endpapers. Volume II has 2 pages of notes, handwritten in pencil that I am unable to decipher. These were continued on rear endpapers but have been partially removed. View more info

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The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1904

Inscription: A Fly Fisher

Seller ID: 82073

Condition: Very good


Second Le Gallienne edition. Half crushed morocco binding by Bumpus, one of the top binders of its time, with gilt pictorial spine depicting bulrushes and fish. Swirling endpapers (evocative of moving water), top edge gilt, contemporary gift inscription to 'a Fly Fisher'. Illustrated by Edmund H New. [Coigney 222] Some wear to the leather along the spine edges. Green cloth a little marked. Gilt top edge slightly worn, pages rough-cut and browned. Text block clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Compleat Angler Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 82074


Fourth Marston edition, 1921. [Coigney 272]. Publisher's blue gilt cloth, original unclipped dust-jacket in exceptional condition. With twenty illustrations. Very good condition. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete, clean and bright, a crease on the front and back, slight sunning along top edge; unclipped showing 3s 6d. Endpapers a little browned/foxed. Text block clean and bright. View more info

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The Compleat Angler Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 82093


Fourth Marston edition, 1921. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt text and motif, original unclipped dust-jacket. With twenty illustrations. [Coigney 272]. The book is tightly bound. Spine is sunned/faded; corners/spine ends scuffed. Dust jacket is foxed and grubby, creased and close tears at top spine end; unclipped showing 3s 6d. Half-title page a little browned, internally the book is clean, free of foxing and markings. View more info

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The Compleat Angler Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 82094


Fourth Marston edition, 1921. [Coigney 272]. Publisher's blue gilt cloth. With twenty illustrations. The book is tightly bound. Spine sunned/faded, corners and spine ends scuffed. Previous owner's details and stamp on pastedown. Endpapers slightly browned. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Compleat Angler Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 82095


Fourth Marston edition, 1921. [Coigney 272]. Original publisher's brown gilt cloth, a variant not included in Coigney With twenty illustrations. The book is tightly bound. Cloth torn at top spine end. Endpapers browned; a diagonal crease across the bottom right corner from the endpaper to page xxxii. Repeated on the rear pages so, clearly, it occurred in the printing process. The text block is clean. View more info

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The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1904

Seller ID: 82097


Second Le Gallienne edition. In John Lane blue cloth with gilt crest for The Crown Library to upper board. [Coigney 222] Book is tightly bound. Spine sunned/faded; corners and spine ends faded. Pages rough-cut and browned. Endpapers browned; text block clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Greek Terracottas

By: T B L Webster

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81643


A King Penguin Book. First edition in a dust jacket. Contains 54 black and white illustrations and 35 pages of text. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket has a small closed tear and creasing on front bottom corner, and a small closed tear along the rear spine hinge. The underlying pictorial boards mirror the dust jacket and are clean and undamaged. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Tulipomania

By: Wilfrid Blunt

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81642


A King Penguin book. First edition in a dust jacket. With 16 plates from 17th-century water colours by Alexander Marshal. The book is tightly bound with some cracking along the internal hinges. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges; price sticker showing 3/6. The top edge is greyed and the other edges are browned. The underlying pictorial boards mirror the dust jacket and are clean. Book seller's stamp is on the end paper with a corresponding mark on the opposite page. Internally book is clean, free of markings and foxing. All 16 colour plates are present clean and bright. View more info