Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher. 1848.

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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Binding Spines
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Bindings Front.
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Title Pages
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations.

 

 

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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Map 1
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Map 2

 

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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Map

Belcher, Edward. Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, during the years 1843-46; Employed Surveying the Islands of the Eastern Archipelago; Accompanied by a Brief Vocabulary of the Principal Languages. Reeve, Benham and Reeve, London: 1848. 1st Edition. 2 vols., 8vo. Publishers blind blocked cloth; vignette of seated Korean Chief blocked in gilt to front, blind on back. Re-backed, paper label to spine. Vol. 1. 3 original folding maps in new pocket on front pastedown. pp[i]..(xl), 358, blank, pp8 publishers Ads, 25 full page illustrations, 7 of which tinted, 2 full page maps. Vol2. Title, pp574, 5 full page illustrations, 2 of which tinted. Binding cloth is faded, age soiled and rubbed. Re-backed in buckram of sympathetic faded colour. New endpapers and new map pockets. Some top edges uncut to Vol. 1. Light age tone to page edges. Illustrations have a few light fox marks and most with original tissue guards. Maps are in good, clean order. Some small slits at fold lines, a little print offset where folded. A good complete pair of rare books. ABBEY 528.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 93819 £2200

Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843.

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Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843. Binding
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Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843. Gift Inscription.
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Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843. Frontis Picture of the Author.
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Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843. Title Page.
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Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843. Illustration
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Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843. Illustration

 

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Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas. Charles Medyett Goodridge. 1843. Printed copy letter dated 1944 from St James Palace acknowledging Queen’s receipt of the book

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodridge. Charles Medyett. Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas, and the Shipwreck of the Princess of Wales Cutter, with and Account of Two Years Residence on an Uninhabited Island. Exeter.W. C. Featherstone. 1843. Fifth Edition. 8vo. Green cloth blind stamp motif to front and back, gilt titles to spine. Tissue guarded frontis with Authors ink signature along top blank margin, title, printed copy letter dated 1944 from St James Palace acknowledging Queen’s receipt of the book [2], Preface [2], index [2], Opinions of the Press [6], Subscribers List [26], pp172, with two tissue guarded full page engravings, Errata slip. Manuscript gift inscription on front free endpaper dated 3rd July 1845 to James Ranken Fergusson and William Ranken Fergusson from. their Papa. Baronet James Ranken Fergusson’s father was Sir William Fergusson, BT., F.R.C.S., F.R.S. (1808–1877) a notable surgeon pioneering much work in repair of limbs rather than amputation and developed surgery to aid the cleft palate. James Ranken Fergusson would have been 10 years old at the time of this gift. The subscribers list is very comprehensive including arctic explorers William Scoresby and Admiral Sir Erasmus Ommanney. Covers a little bumped at edges. All pages and illustrations tight and bright with a good strong letterpress imprint. This is a simple narrative of a shipwreck, survival and later rescue to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) where the author lived for some time. A good book with an interesting provenance, telling more than one tale. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 92998 £200

 

Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929.

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Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929. Binding.
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Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929.Slipcase.
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Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929. Title Page
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Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929. Example of Illustrated Text.
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Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929. Exdample of full page illustration.
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Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929. Example of Text and Illustration.
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Epitaph by Theodore Dresser. Illustrated by Robert Fawcett. 1929. Colophon with illustrators signature.

Fawcett, Robert [Illust] : Epitaph. A poem by Theodore Dreiser. N.Y. Heron Press Incorporated. 1929. 32pp Uncut, printed on hand made Keijyo Kami. Clean. Limited Edition 900/1100. Large 4to. Signed by Author, frontis signed by the artist. Woodcut illustrations. Spine lightly sunned, recent cloth slip case wholly sympathetic to original, retaining limited edition panel.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90481 £75

 

Drawings by Michael Leonard. 2004.

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Drawings by Michael Leonard. 2004. Cover

 

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Drawings by Michael Leonard. 2004. Example of Illustration
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Drawings by Michael Leonard. 2004. Example of Illustration
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Drawings by Michael Leonard. 2004. Example of Illustration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leonard. Michael. Drawings by Michael Leonard. Thomas Gibson Fine Art Ltd., London, 2004. 8vo, 1st edition. Card covers, pp48. Catalogue for exhibition held16th march to 27th April 2004. Illustrated throughout with black and white images of Michael Leonard’s work of Nudes and Portraits in Time. Inscribed on the front page “for Arnold [Rattenbury] with Love from Michael 4th August ’04” There is also a ‘post it’ note on the title page in the hand of Leonard “How lovely talking to you. Keep well! Love M. Additional entry in the Biography section in the hand of Leonard. In fine condition.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 92333 £100

 

 

Ulick and Soracha, George Moore, 1926

 

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Ulick and Soracha. Nonesuch. 1926 Ulick and Soracha. Nonesuch. 1926. With dust wrapper.
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Ulick and Soracha. Nonesuch. 1926 Ulick and Soracha. Nonesuch. 1926. Text.
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Ulick and Soracha. Nonesuch. 1926. Stephen Gooden Engraving

Moore, George : Ulick and Soracha. Nonesuch Press, London. 1926, 8vo, 1st edition. Limited No. 1154 of 1250 numbered copies signed by the author with copperplate engraving by Stephen Gooden. Natural buckram with gilt titles to spine. Stiff paper dust wrapper, with red stencil design, a small tear to op edge (6mm). Edges rough cut. PP286 on Japon Vellum. In excellent clean and bright condition throughout. The book is dedicated by Moore to Lady Cunard, with whom he conducted a long lasting love affair. He writes ” I have come to think of you as an evening fountain under embosoming trees…” the imagery of which Stephen Gooden has captured in his engraving. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90838 £75

The History of Pompey the Little. Francis Coventry. Illustrated David Jones.1926

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The History of Pompey the Little. David Jones. Binding.

 

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The History of Pompey the Little. Title and David Jones Frontis Illiustration.

 

 

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The History of Pompey the Little. David Jones. Colophon.

 

 

 

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The History of Pompey the Little. David Jones. Engraving.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coventry, Francis. The History of Pompey the Little, or the life and adventures of a Lap Dog. Golden Cockerel Press, [London], 1926. 1st, limited edition no. 85 of 400. 8vo. Cloth spine on card boards. Fore and lower edges untrimmed. Pp225, colophon. Frontis and Finis vignette by David Jones. In excellent clean and bright condition throughout.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 91969 £100

The Lottery Ticket. V G Calderon. [ 1945 ]

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Calderon. V G. The Lottery Ticket by V.G. Calderon done into English by Richard Phibbs, Illustrated by Dorothea Braby. The Golden Cockerel Press. [ 1945 ] Limited No. 397 of 400. Binding.
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Calderon. V G. The Lottery Ticket by V.G. Calderon done into English by Richard Phibbs, Illustrated by Dorothea Braby. The Golden Cockerel Press. [ 1945 ] Limited No. 397 of 400. Title and Frontis.
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Calderon. V G. The Lottery Ticket by V.G. Calderon done into English by Richard Phibbs, Illustrated by Dorothea Braby. The Golden Cockerel Press. [ 1945 ] Limited No. 397 of 400.
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Calderon. V G. The Lottery Ticket by V.G. Calderon done into English by Richard Phibbs, Illustrated by Dorothea Braby. The Golden Cockerel Press. [ 1945 ] Limited No. 397 of 400. Full page illustration.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calderon. V G. The Lottery Ticket by V.G. Calderon done into English by Richard Phibbs, Illustrated by Dorothea Braby. The Golden Cockerel Press. [ 1945 ] 8vo. Limited No. 397 of 400, yellow cloth with GC device to front. Top edge gilt. Full page engraved frontis, title within engraving, full page engraving, pp2, 2 full page engraving, pp2, half page engraving, colophon. In near fine condition.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 92106 £55

The Green Island. Gwyn Jones. 1946.

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Jones, Gwyn. The Green Island, Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Number 65 of 100 specially-bound.
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Jones, Gwyn. The Green Island, Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Number 65 of 100 specially-bound
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Jones, Gwyn. The Green Island, Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Number 65 of 100 specially-bound. Title page and John Petts Frontis Illustration.
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Jones, Gwyn. The Green Island, Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Number 65 of 100 specially-bound. John Petts Illustrations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jones, Gwyn. The Green Island, Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Number 65 of 100 specially-bound. John Petts Illustrations

Jones, Gwyn. The Green Island, Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Number 65 of 100 specially-bound copies, from an edition limited to 500. 8vo. Wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by John Petts.Original pictorial green and grey morocco, gilt, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, t.e.g., others uncut, spine faded, boards slightly stained, frontpastedown shows bookplate has been removed. Cloth slipcase marked. [Cockalorum 169]. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 91663 £140

Headworks. Desmond Morris. 2014.

 

Headworks. Desmond Morris. 2014. Dustwrapper
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Headworks. Desmond Morris. 2014. Front Dustwrapper Cover Image
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Headworks. Desmond Morris. 2014. Binding.

 

 

 

 

 

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Headworks. Desmond Morris. 2014. Signed Title Page.

 

 

 

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Headworks. Desmond Morris. 2014. Illustration and Poem Example.

 

 

 

 

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Headworks. Desmond Morris. 2014. Illustration and Poem Example.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Morris, Desmond. Headworks. Dark Windows Press. Wales. 2014. Ist Edition, Limited 165 of 200, Signed by Author. 8vo. Dustwrapper, Red Boards, gilt titles to spine. Red page ribbon. Pp167. 80 full page colour illustrations, a poem facing each page. Known for his scientific writing Morris is also an active surrealist artist, having exhibited with Jean Miro in 1950. This work combines his 80 poems together with a selection of some of his colourful illustrations. In fine order throughout. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 93699 £100

 

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Charles Dickens. 1930

 

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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Charles Dickens. 1930. Binding
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Charles Dickens. 1930. Title and Frontis
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Charles Dickens. 1930. Illustration
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Charles Dickens. 1930. Illustration
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Charles Dickens. 1930. Illustration

Dickens. Charles, The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London. George G Harrap. 1930, 1st Edition of this printing. 8vo. Hardcover. orange cloth, gilt titles to spine. Pp687. Illustrated by C E Brock, full page colour frontis and 15 other full page illustrations as called for. Spine of binding is a little sunned. Pages and illustrations are in excellent clean and bright order throughout. An attractive edition of this work is sometimes rebound in a designer binding.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 93785 £30