Category: Fine Bindings

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 286

Image for The Education of Henry Adams Illustrated with Portraits of the Author's Family, of His Friends, and of Leading Figures of the Day

The Education of Henry Adams Illustrated with Portraits of the Author's Family, of His Friends, and of Leading Figures of the Day

By: Adams, Henry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Franklin Centre, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library 1981: 1981

Edition: Limited

Book number: 42311

Condition: Near Fine


xix, 535 pp., Full gilt decorated maroon leather binding. AEG. Several b/w illustrations View more info

Image for Jack Sheppard

Jack Sheppard

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, [Bentley's Miscellany] 1839: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51630

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Original issues from Bentley's Miscellany. Bound in dark maroon full calf. Five raised bands to spine with gilt title lettering. Top edge gilt. Leather turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded to brown. A few minor marks to boards. Full page engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank. Some plates slightly darkened at edges. Bound from the original parts published during 1839 in Bentley's Miscellany. A very fresh and attractive Near Fine copy. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside and John Dyer

The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside and John Dyer

By: Akenside, Mark and John Dyer and edited by Robert Aris Willmott

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Co. 1855: 1855

Book number: 58544

Condition: Very Good


xxxv, 234, xl, 118, 4 pp. Elaborately gilt-decorated full morocco. All edges gilt. Boards clean. Internally clean. Illustrations by Birket Foster. Binding firm. View more info

Image for A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, Ltd 1901: 1901

Book number: 46174

Condition: Very Good


xxxii, 286 pp. Dark green full morocco. Spine gilt with five raised bands. Attractive gilt floral design to front board. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. All edges gilt. Spine slightly faded but gilt bright. Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. View more info

Image for Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: ANDERSEN, Hans

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd 1913: 1913

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 30657

Condition: Near Fine


290 pp. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Limited to 100 copies, of which this is number 12. Signed by W. Heath Robinson. Recently handsomely rebound in a richly gilt-illustrated red morocco at the Chelsea Bindery, with ornamental gilt stamping on front, raised gilt bands on spine, gilt line along edges and dentelling on the endpapers. Wonderful illustrations: 94 in black and white, and 16 in full colour. Gorgeous. View more info

Image for The Young Gentleman's & Lady's Magazine : Or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Amusement ... to Serve as an Useful Auxiliary to Public and Private Tuition. In two volumes

The Young Gentleman's & Lady's Magazine : Or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Amusement ... to Serve as an Useful Auxiliary to Public and Private Tuition. In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the editors and sold by J. Walker 1799 / 1800: 1799

Book number: 56113

Condition: Near Fine


In two volumes complete. All published. Two volumes comprising six issues to each volume. 468, (4); iv, 432, (4) pp. Recent full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with maroon leather title labels. New endpapers. Minor spotting to prelims. Internally clean. Extra-engraved title page to each volume. Frontis engraving to vol. one. Twelve hand-coloured copper engravings with plain duplicate opposite. Eight maps, including one folding. One additional colour and two plain engravings. Two tables. Hand-colouring especially attractive. Scarce juvenile educational periodical. Copac lists 4 copies: B... View more info

Image for The Ancient British Drama in Three Volumes [and] The Modern British Drama in Five Volumes. In eight volumes

The Ancient British Drama in Three Volumes [and] The Modern British Drama in Five Volumes. In eight volumes

By: Anon

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Printed for William Miller 1810 / 1811: 1810

Book number: 57907

Condition: Very Good


In 8 volumes. Uniformly bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco with gilt borders to boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt lyre design to panels. All edges gilt. Vignette engraving to each title-page. Slight wear to head of spines affecting two volumes. Minor rubbing to spine joints. Bookplate to one volume. All clean internally. An attractive set in VG condition. View more info

Image for A Book of Golden Deeds of All Times and All Lands. Golden Treasury Series

A Book of Golden Deeds of All Times and All Lands. Golden Treasury Series

By: Anon [Yonge, Charlotte M.]

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1892: 1892

Book number: 55046

Condition: Fine


xi, 454 pp. Gilt-decorated maroon full morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and lettering. All edges gilt. Prize binding with gilt school device of the Godolphin School, Hammersmith, to front board and prize bookplate to front pastedown. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Bickers. Title-page vignette. Minor spotting to prelims. A bright and Fine copy. View more info

Image for A Book of Golden Deeds of All Times and All Lands. Golden Treasury Series

A Book of Golden Deeds of All Times and All Lands. Golden Treasury Series

By: Anon [Yonge, Charlotte M.]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1888: 1888

Book number: 59981

Condition: Very Good


xi, 454 pp. Contemporary blind-stamped black calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt devices and red leather title label. Bevelled edges. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bumpus. Slight rubbing to spine & extremities. Early ink inscription to first blank. Boards clean. Internally clean. Title-page vignette. View more info

Image for Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music

Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd 1950: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 39824

Condition: Near Fine


104 pp., Very nice Red half morocco binding with red boards and gilt ornamented panels on spine by Hatchards. Bookplate on front pastedown, Prev owner's initials monogrammed on corner of front board. Minor wear to edges of boards. Small gouge to leather on rear board View more info

Image for Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History, From the Introduction of Christianity to the Present Time. In two volumes

Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History, From the Introduction of Christianity to the Present Time. In two volumes

By: Archer, Thomas

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son 1878: 1878

Book number: 60307

Condition: Near Fine


In 2 volumes. x, 184; viii, 171 pp. Publisher's elaborately blind-stamped & gilt-decorated red morocco. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. With frontis to each volume and 67 additional full-page engravings in the two volumes. Boards clean and gilt bright. Internally clean. A handsome pair. View more info

Image for Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold. Golden Treasury Series

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold. Golden Treasury Series

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1902: 1902

Book number: 58632

Condition: Very Good


vii, 235 pp. Gilt-decorated full green morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Morley Bros. Minor rubbing to boards. Gilt owner's initials to front board and heraldic 'Pelican in her Piety' device. Slight foxing to prelims. Title-page vignette. View more info

Image for The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867

The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867

By: Arnold, Matthew with an introduction by A. T. Quiller-Couch

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford 1913: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 49517

Condition: Near Fine


xxvii, 460 pp. Half morocco over blue cloth. Five raised bands to spine with gilt panels and title. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Early ink name to first blank. Frontis portrait engraving by Emery Walker. Solid copy. VG View more info

Image for Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society 1997: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 58889

Condition: Fine


308 pp. Recently bound in maroon half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and green leather title label. New endpapers. Bound by J. S. Fellowes. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Illustrated with wood-engravings by Joan Hassall. View more info

Image for Shorter Works

Shorter Works

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society 1964: 1964

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 58890

Condition: Fine


x, 303 pp. Recently bound in maroon half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and green leather title label. New endpapers. Bound by J. S. Fellowes. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Illustrated with wood-engraved decorations by Joan Hassall. View more info

Image for Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins Clear-Type Press N.d. [c. 1920's]: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 59371

Condition: Near Fine


410 pp. Bound in a recent quarter maroon morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decorations and black leather title & author labels. New endpapers. Illustrated title-page. Illustrations by Lex De Renault. View more info

Image for The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

By: Baker, Sir Samuel W.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co 1892: 1892

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 40506

Condition: Very Good


353 pp, illustrated in b/w (with a colour plate of a 'hunting leopard' stuck on inside front board. A Relfe Brothers prize binding in half vellum with blue marbled boards a prize binding gilt decorated newport grammer school stamp to front cover View more info

Image for English Landscape an Anthology

English Landscape an Anthology

By: BARING, Maurice

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press 1916: 1916

Book number: 46258

Condition: Very Good


122 pp, a de coverley binding in brown leather with gilt lettering and page edges, some marks to spine and name in ink on front page, compiled for the relief of russian prisoners. View more info

Image for Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton N.d. [1920's]: 1925

Book number: 56473

Condition: Very Good


vii, 126, (1) pp. Recently bound in half green morocco over marbled boards. Original map endpapers at front. New endpapers at rear. Early ink inscription to recto of frontis. With sixteen tipped-in & tissue-guarded colour plates by Arthur Rackham. View more info

Image for Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature.

Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature.

By: Bartlett, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1902: 1902

Edition: Ninth Edition

Book number: 59736

Condition: Very Good


Ninth edition. xv, 1158 pp. Contemporary full morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Some fading to spine. Boards clean. Internally clean. Binding firm. View more info