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Batchelor, John & Chant, Christopher

Published by Rebo (2009)

ISBN 10: 9036624541 ISBN 13: 9789036624541

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Item Description: Rebo, 2009. Batchelor, John (illustrator). Text by Christopher Chant and illustrations by technical artist John Batchelor. 363 pages. 9 x 7.5 inches. Illustrated laminated boards. Fine in fine matching dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 21933

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Christopher Johns

Published by Wiley-Blackwell (2009)

ISBN 10: 1405185678 ISBN 13: 9781405185677

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Item Description: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1405185678

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Editor-John A. Matthews; Editor-E. Michael Bridges; Editor-Christopher J. Caseldine; Editor-Adrian J. Luckman; Editor-Geraint Owen; Editor-Richard A. Shakesby; Editor-Rory P.D. Walsh; Editor-Robert J. Whittaker; Editor-Katherine J. Willis

Published by Oxford University Press, USA (2001)

ISBN 10: 0340741090 ISBN 13: 9780340741092

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Item Description: Oxford University Press, USA, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0340741090

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Heart's Desire: Von Dansdorf, Chrysilla

Von Dansdorf, Chrysilla (Christopher Sandford)

Published by (Golden Cockerel Press), Paris (1939)

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Item Description: (Golden Cockerel Press), Paris, 1939. Buckland Wright, John (illustrator). Octavo. 43pp., + (7)ff. One of 70 copies printed for private circulation at the Tintern Press under the direction of Christopher Sandford of the Golden Cockerel Press. According to Reid, this is one of thirty copies bound in vellum-backed cloth boards. With a title-page illustration and seven erotic copper engravings by John Buckland Wright. The book was written by Sandford under a pseudonym due to its erotic content. Accompanying this copy is a set of proofs before letters of all eight engravings, housed in a contemporary quarter morocco folding case. Although Reid notes two special copies containing extra material, and our own experience confirms that other copies were issued with proofs and additional material, it is not inconsistent that these extra proofs may have been offered with this copy. Slight fading along fore-edge of upper cover of book, minor sunning to spine of folding case, otherwise fine. (Reid A30c). Bookseller Inventory # 27508

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Item Description: London and New York: Jonathan Cape, The Armchair Detective Library, and Hodder & Stoughton 1968–2002, 2002. 28 volumes, 0ctavo. Original cloth. With the dust jackets. Colonol Sun, near fine, dust jacket nicked to corners, James Bond and the Spy Who Loved Me, fine in fine price clipped dust jacket, James Bond and Moonraker, light abrasion to head of front free endpaper, fine dust jacket, Licence Renewed, Icebreaker, Win, Lose or Die, Seafire, Man from Barbarossa, price clipped, Goldeneye, fine in fine dust jacket, Licence to Kill, bumped to spine, otherwise near fine in fine dust jacket, all the Raymond Benson titles are fine in fine dust jackets. First editions, first impressions except Goldeneye, first hardback edition. A complete set of novels and screenplays by the first four authors to carry on the James Bond franchise after Ian Fleming's death. Bookseller Inventory # 80979

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Scala, Arthur von (1845-1909), J. M. Stoeckel, Wilhelm von Bode (1845-1929, Vincent Joseph Robinson (1829-1910), Edouard Gerspach (1833-1906), Sidney John Alexander Churchill (1862-1921), Sir George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood, (1832-1917), Sir Caspar Purdon Clarke (1846-1911).

Published by Wien: K.K. Österreichischen Handels-Museum-96. (1892)

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Item Description: Wien: K.K. Österreichischen Handels-Museum-96., 1892. Book Condition: Good. Elephant folio. Spines faded, light wear to bindings; plates and text clean and bright; very good. 2 volumes bound from the original parts. iv, xxxxiii, 20, [2] pp. 149 plates, some containing multiple illustrations, comprising: 48 plates each in a black & white and a colored state (96 plates); 41 black & white plates with mounted color key piece; 5 color plates; 5 black & white plates; and 2 plates with both black & white and colored illustrations. (Folio) 64.5x50 cm (25 x19 ") green half calf and cloth, lettered in gilt on spines and front covers. No. 345 of 400 copies and one of only 70 with text in French. First Edition.Also published in German (200 copies) and English (130 copies) language editions. A cornerstone works on Oriental carpets, with writings by Caspar Clarke, Wilhelm Bode, Vincent Joseph Robinson, Sidney J.A. Churchill, George C.M. Birdwood, Alois Riegl, and Arthur von Scala.Les tapis turcs modernes / J.M. Stoeckel -- Ancient tapis orientaux à figures d'animaux / William Bode -- Tapis indiens / Vincent J. Robinson -- L'ancienne fabrication des tapis à Paris / Gerspach -- L'industrie de tapis en Perse état actuel / Sidney J.A. Churchill -- Histoire des origines de la fabrication des tapis de luxe orientaux / George Birdwood -- Tapis d'orient / C. Purdon Clarke -- Descriptions des tapis reproduits / Alois Riegl. Bookseller Inventory # 51-1199

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A WEEK'S TRAMP In DICKENS-LAND. Together with: Dickens, Charles. 1812

Dickens, Charles. 1812 - 1870]. [Guild of Women-Binders]. Hughes, William R[ichard. 1830 - 1899]. Kitton, F[rederic]. G[eorge. 1856 - 1904] - Illustrator. Chapman, Frederick - Recipient. Sala, George Augustus [1828 - 1895]. Jerrold, Douglas William [1803 - 1857]. Hogarth, George [1783 - 1870]. Rossetti, Dante Gabriel [1828 - 1882]. Smith, Charles Roach [1807 - 1890]. Lemon, Mark [1809 - 1870]. Ruskin, John [1819 - 1900]. Wordsworth, Christopher [1807 - 1885]

Published by Chapman & Hall, London (1891)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall, London, 1891. One volume bound into 2: xx, 160; [161] - 432 pp (including Index). Tipped in on fly leaf of Vol I, a 12-page booklet titled "An Interesting Dickens Collection", of which only 100 copies were printed on June 9th, 1887. Holograph title page in V. 2 facing an engraved frontispiece portrait of a young Charles Dickens. Color frontispiece. Published with 100+ illustrations by Kitton, et al. Letter facsimiles. This 1/20 limited copy with 5 additional inserted plates & facsimiles. Also, extra-illustrated for presentation, including 130+ additional plates, many of them india proofs, along with steel plate engravings & etchings [16 hand-colored, 3 in sepia tone], some folding. Additionally, inserted on mounts are 7 ALs letters [see below], as well as a signed CDV of Rev. Dr. Wordsworth, Bishop of Lincoln. 8vo. About 20 years after the death of Dickens, the author and his friend & fellow Dickensian, Mr. F. G. Kitton, decided to find and visit the real-life settings for the scenes in Dickens's novels and stories. Following their trip, Chapman & Hall published this limited edition in 20 copies with more than a hundred in-text illustrations showing these venues, with five extra illustrations including two matte collodion portrait photographs of the author and Mr. Kitton. Our copy is additionally extra adorned with 7 authograph letters by George Augustus Sala (2), Douglas Jerrold (3), George Hogarth (4), Dante G. Rossetti (5) (referring to Mr. Swinburne's affairs), Charles Roach Smith (6), Mark Lemon (7), and John Ruskin (8); and also includes an authograph and signed carte de visite by Rev. Dr. Wordsworth (9), bishop of Lincoln. (1) The Guild of Women-Binders was founded by Frank Karslake (who also founded The Hampstead Bindery) in 1898. It operated until 1904 as a loosely-knit federation of women binders from such groups as the Edinburgh Social Union, the Kirkby Lonsdale Handicraft Class, the Chiswick Art Workers' Guild, and Miss Bassett's Leighton Buzzard Handicraft Class for crippled girls, among others. Some of the more outstanding women binders represented by the Guild included Miss Constance Karslake, Miss Edith de Rheims, Florence de Rheims, Miss Helen Schofield, Mrs. Frances Knight, Mrs. Macdonald, Miss Lilian Overton, Miss Gaskell and Miss Edwards. The Guild, together with its counterpart, The Hampstead Bindery, published "The Bookbindings of To-morrow" in 1902, and held both exhibitions and sales of their bindings at Sotheby's. (2) George Augustus Sala was a renown British journalist. In 1851 Charles Dickens accepted his article, "The Key of the Street," for his journal, Household Words. This was the first of many articles that Dickens published over the next few years. In April, 1856, Dickens sent Sala to Russia as the journal's special correspondent. Sala also contributed to the author's next venture, "All the Year Round." (3) Douglas William Jerrold was an English dramatist and writer. He founded and edited for some time, with indifferent success, the Illuminated Magazine, Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, and Douglas Jerrold's Weekly Newspaper; and under his editorship Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper rose from almost nonentity to a circulation of 582,000. The history of his later years is little more than a catalogue of his literary productions, interrupted now and again by brief visits to the Continent or to the country. Douglas Jerrold died at his house, Kilburn Priory, in London on the 8 June 1857 and was buried at West Norwood Cemetery, where Charles Dickens was a pall-bearer. Dickens gave a public reading to raise money for Jerrold's widow. (4) George Hogarth was a Scottish newspaper editor, music critic, and musicologist. He authored several books on opera and Victorian musical life in addition to contributing articles to various publications. From 1846?1866 he worked as a music critic for The Daily News, a paper which was founded by Charles Dickens. He had previously met Dickens in 1834 while they were both working for the Morning. Bookseller Inventory # 2230.6

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THE PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS AND COLLECTIONS, [FROM THE: Royal Society: Newton,

Royal Society: Newton, Isaac; Halley, Edmond; Herschel, William; Middleton, Capt. Christopher; et al.). Lowthrop, John; Motte, Benjamin; Reid, Andrew; Gray, John; Martyn, John (editors).

Published by London: Bennet, Knaplock, Wilkin, et al, 1705 through 1756. [1705]. [1705]. (1705)

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Item Description: London: Bennet, Knaplock, Wilkin, et al, 1705 through 1756. [1705]. [1705]., 1705. Book Condition: Good. A COMPLETE SET OF FIRST EDITIONS OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY, ABRIDGED, PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS, MANY FOLDING, INCLUDING THE RARE KINO MAP OF CALIFORNIA - Quarto, 9-1/2 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide. Eleven volumes uniformly bound in paneled brown mottled calf with gilt decorated panels between raised bands and red leather title labels on the spines. The leather covers are heavily rubbed and scuffed with wear to the corners and extremities. The heads and tails of the spines are chipped and the leather is split and worn along the spines. The front and rear hinges of most volumes are split but holding by the cords, though the rear cover of the seventh volume and the front cover of the eighth volume are nearly detached and the front blank of the eighth volume is loose. A substantial set illustrated with 272 copper plate engravings & maps, mostly folding, and 7 tables and charts, all but one folding. The set is also enhanced with elaborate engraved head-pieces and initials. Included among the plates is the rare Kino map of California entitled "A Passage by Land to California Discover'd by the Rev. Father Eusebius Francis Kino Jesuite between ye years 1698 and 1701", the first map to accurately depict the region. Another significant map is Thomas Shaw's map of the Kingdom of Tunis, entitled "To the Honourable Sr. Hans Sloane Bart. President of the Royal Society &c. This Map of the Kingdom of Tunis is with all Respect dedicated by his most obedient and humble Servant. Thomas Shaw. Algier July 7th 1729". This map preceded a subsequent variant which Thomas Shaw published in his 1738 book "Travels in Barbary and the Levant". E.W. Stackhouse's attractive armorial bookplate is mounted on the front pastedown of each volume. A couple of front endpapers are detached. Otherwise, except for minor flaws noted in the elaborate description which follows, the contents are in remarkably bright condition with crisply printed text and strong impressions of the profuse copper engraved plates. A complete set, all first editions.These first editions of the exhaustive publications of the Royal Society's "Philosophical Transactions" are here published, complete, in 11 volumes. These volumes covering the transactions of the Society from 1665 to 1750 were published in 4 different printings published from 1705 through 1756, enumerated below:"The Philosophical Transactions and Collections, to the End of the Year 1700. Abridged and Dispos'd under General Heads. In Three Volumes. By John Lowthorp, M.A. and F.R.S.". London: Bennet, Knaplock, Wilkin, 1705. The first volume containing "The Mathematical Papers" collates as follows: [8] pages, pages 1-454, pages 543-708, and [47] pages. Complete with page numbers skipped as published. This volume is illustrated with 7 folding copper plate engravings. The second volume contains "The Physiological Papers" which collate as follows: [4] pages, and pages 1-915, illustrated with 14 folding copper plate engravings. There is marginal worming to the first 30 pages, not touching the text. The third volume, in two parts: "The First Containing all the Anatomical Medical and Chymical, And the Second all the Philological and Miscellaneous Papers" collates as follows: [4] pages, pages 1-[372], 373-688, and [19] pages, illustrated with 12 folding copper plate engravings. There are tears in pages 475 though 479 without loss."The Philosophical Transactions From the Year MDCC. (Where Mr. Lowthorp ends) To the Year MDCCXX. Abridg'd and Dispos'd under General Heads. In Two Volumes. By Benj. Motte". London: Printed for R. Wilkin, R. Robinson, S. Ballard, W. and J. Innys, and J. Osborn, 1721. Part 1, representing volume 4 of this set, containing "The Mathematical Papers" collates as follows: [2] leaves, pages [i]-viii, [20] pages, pages [1]-256, 225-432, and [1]-228 (misnumbered as published), illustrated with 16 copper plate engravings, including 14 folding, and 3 tables, includin. Bookseller Inventory # 35525

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21st Editions Journal of Contemporary Photography Volume: FAUCON, Bernard, KENNA,

FAUCON, Bernard, KENNA, Michael, GONZALEZ PALMA, Luis, CARTER, Keith, WRIGHT, Holly, SKOGLUND, Sandy, KLETT, Mark, STURGES, Jock, MICHALS, Duane, RUBEN, Ernestine, BAILLY-MAITRE-GRAND, Patrick, MIDDLEBROOK, Willie, METOYER, John, PARKER, Olivia, BASKIN, Leonard, WOOD, John, WILBUR, Richard, TURNER, Frederick, STAUFFER, John, BENNETTE, John, MAHONEY, Christopher, STILGOE, John, COLEMAN, A.D., TUCKER, Anne Wilkes, ZIMMER, Paul, BUTLER, Robert Olen, CREECH, Morri, PESCHIARA, Raúl, MEAUX, Kevin, FLEURY, Amy, BEATTIE, Ann, KAPLAN, Daile, GIOIA, Dan, SOUTHALL, Thomas W., REED, Rixon, STEVENSON, John, BETHEL, Denise, SPEER, Lance, THOMAS, R.S., ALBAHARI, Steven

Published by Leo & Wolfe Photography, Inc. and 21st Editions, South Dennis, Massachusetts, Brewster, Massachusetts (1998)

ISBN 10: 1892733013 ISBN 13: 9781892733016

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Item Description: Leo & Wolfe Photography, Inc. and 21st Editions, South Dennis, Massachusetts, Brewster, Massachusetts, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Please inquire about pricing.First edition, first printing Limited edition of 235 signed and numbered copies (this being copy number 95). Signed in pencil on the limitation page by Bernard Faucon, Michael Kenna, Luis González Palma, Keith Carter, Holly Wright, Sandy Skoglund, Mark Klett, Jock Sturges, Duane Michals, Ernestine Rubin, Patrick Mailly-Maître-Grand, Willie Middlebrook, John Metoyer, Olivia Parker, Steven Albahari and Leonard Baskin.Hardcover. Fine black Japanese silk-covered boards with title stamped in black on cover, with burgundy quarter Morocco goatskin binding, no dust jacket as issued. The book is contained in a handmade black Japanese silk cloth-covered basswood clamshell box. 218 pp., with 15 hand-pulled bound photogravures by Jon Goodman Photogravure, one bound woodcut and 32 tritone plates exquisitely printed on Mohawk Superfine matte art paper by The Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont. Book measures 15-1/4 x 13-3/4 inches, clamshell box is 16-7/8 x 14-3/4 inches. New (a Mint flawless copy). Hand-pulled bound photogravures by Bernard Faucon, Michael Kenna, Luis González Palma, Keith Carter, Holly Wright, Sandy Skoglund, Mark Klett, Jock Sturges, Duane Michals, Ernestine Rubin, Patrick Mailly-Maître-Grand, Willie Middlebrook, John Metoyer, Olivia Parker and Steven Albahari, and one original bound woodblock print by Leonard Baskin. Essays by John Wood, Steven Albahari, Leonard Baskin, Frederick Turner, Jahn Stauffer, John Bennette, Christopher Mahoney, John Stilgoe, A.D. Coleman, Anne Wilkes Tucker, Paul Zimmer, Duane Michals, Robert Olen Butler, Amy Fleury, Ann Beattie, Daile Kaplan, Dana Gioia, Thomas W. Southall, Rixon Reed, John Stevenson, Denise Bethel and Lance Speer. Poems by Richard Wilbur, Morri Creech, Raúl Peschiera, Kevin Meaux and R. S. Thomas. Conversation with Holly Wright by Ann Beattie. Includes notes on the contributors. Designed by Paul McMenamin. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 102090

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Christopher Greenwood; John P. Greenwood

Published by Humanities Press Intl (1980)

ISBN 10: 0904387534 ISBN 13: 9780904387537

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Item Description: Humanities Press Intl, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 904387534

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Smith, John Christopher (1712-1795)

Published by London, I. Walsh, [1756] (1756)

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Item Description: London, I. Walsh, [1756], 1756. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Complete and in fine condition with untrimmed edges, folio, engraved title leaf and index leaf, 110 pages fully engraved music score with lyrics. Small punch holes for original string binding on the left hand margin. Purportedly written by David Garrick (who disclaimed authorship), this score, written by a pupil and friend of Handel, is exceptionally uncommon with only 5 US holdings (not including Yale) and 3 UK holdings. Bookseller Inventory # 2300

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Works of the Highly Experienced and Famous: GLAUBER, John Rudolph;

Item Description: Printed by Thomas Milbourn for the Author, London, 1689. Leatherbound. Book Condition: Fine. First English Language Edition. 8], 440 [444], [4], 220, 92, [11] p. 37 cm. 7 full-page engraved plates, two in-text woodcut illustrations, and a few decorations. Full panelled leather. Full panelled leather. Rebacked with repaired corners and edges. Inside repairs to hinges, top of title page, last few pages, and rear pastedown. Second last page of index cut off at top. Tears to two plates, opposite pp. 189 and 337 in first part. Ink and pencil notations or marks throughout. Occasional small tears and chips. Some thumbing and staining. Last two pages have worm holes at bottom. Johann Rudolph Glauber (1604-70) was a self-taught scientist responsible for many practical advances in chemistry, the most important being the invention of improved distilling furnaces. A great traveller, he explored Europe widely and in the process discovered a mineral spring, the salts of which still bear his name, Glauber's salts. He also encouraged Germans to make better use of their natural resources in the large work entitled "The Prosperity of Germany." He had other talents as well, having manufactured mirrors, studied wine production, and worked as an apothecary who provided free medical treatment for the poor. Glauber's influence eventually spread throughout Europe, hence this English edition of his works. Nevertheless, he was little appreciated in his own lifetime and died in poverty. Translator Christopher Packe, himself a chemist and physician, worked under the patronage of Robert Boyle, whose name appears on the list of subscribers. Another subscriber is William Penn, presumably the founder of Pennsylvania. Bookseller Inventory # 105177

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CHRISTOPHER P GORDON, PORTER SHANE, STALLSMITH JOHN A

Published by Kendall Hunt Publishing (2006)

ISBN 10: 0757520677 ISBN 13: 9780757520679

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Watts, Richard A.; Conaghan, Philip G.; Denton, Christopher; Foster, Helen; Isaacs, John; Muller-Ladner, Ulf

ISBN 10: 0199642486 ISBN 13: 9780199642489

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Item Description: Hardback. Book Condition: Muy Bueno / Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 100000000632318

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Published by American Geophysical Union (1991)

ISBN 10: 087590405X ISBN 13: 9780875904054

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Item Description: American Geophysical Union, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 087590405X

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Jodocus Hondius; Christopher Saxton; John Speed.

Published by Sudbury & Humble c.1614, London (1614)

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Item Description: Sudbury & Humble c.1614, London, 1614. (Stolen)Rare first state of the map. This handsome map from Speed's "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine", after Jodocus Hondius 1610 engraving, was described by Christopher Saxton and augmented by John Speed in 1612. This striking map of England has along its side decorative costume figures and a detailed table of all the Shires and other important location of England., Size : 385x515 (mm), 15.16x20.28 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, some skillful reinforcement of the folds. Bookseller Inventory # M7656

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Richard S.J. Frackowiak; John T. Ashburner; William D. Penny; Semir Zeki

Published by Academic Press (2004)

ISBN 10: 0122648412 ISBN 13: 9780122648410

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Item Description: Academic Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0122648412

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SMITH, John Christopher 1712-1795

Published by I. Walsh, London (1755)

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Item Description: I. Walsh, London, 1755. Folio. Attractively bound in period style in modern quarter brown calf with decorative blind-tooling, marbled boards, titling to spine gilt. 1f. (title), 1f. (table of contents and publisher's catalogue, "Musick Compos'd by M.r Handel"), [1] (blank), 2-61, [62] (blank), 63-92 pp. Engraved.The title includes an excerpt from the spoken prologue to the work by David Garrick (1717-1779). The singers Mr. Beard, Sigra. Passerini, Sigr. Guadagni, Miss Poitier, Master Moore, Miss Young and Master Reinhold are named in printed captions ("Sung by.") within the score.Very slightly browned; occasional minor signs of wear; tear to inner margin of p. 61 along edge of plate not affecting notation. First Edition. BUC p. 958. RISM S3666. As with many London publications of the period, The Fairies was first issued in three separate parts, in March-April 1755 (see Walsh II, 1374-6, recording no complete set of parts). First performed at Drury Lane in London on February 3, 1755. Smith was a pupil of Handel and was employed by him as a copyist. "By 1725 [Smith] was having lessons from Handel; his early copies and arrangements of works by Handel demonstrate that his progress was rapid and that he was being instructed in composition as well as keyboard. Smith and David Garrick [1717-1779] presented two full-length all-sung Shakespearean operas in 1755 and 1756: The Fairies, based on A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Tempest. Dwarfed by Handel's greatness, Smith's music had little chance for real success. His strongest work retains the style of his mentor, while his attempts at more modern idioms are, with some exceptions, generally less effective. Much of his music is indeed worthy of revival, particularly the opera The Fairies and individual arias, choruses and keyboard selections, but Smith's reputation rests today more on his association with Handel than on his musical accomplishments." Barbara Small in Grove Music Online."It has been suggested that Garrick was responsible for the alterations to Shakespeare's text, but he firmly denied it and his prologue suggests that Smith himself was the author. The music survives only in printed score [i.e., the present edition], including the overture, the arias, the final chorus and two symphonies, but omitting the recitatives, dances and other pieces. The plot follows Shakespeare's, but the 'rustics' are excluded. The characters are Theseus (tenor) and his betrothed Hippolita (silent); Egeus (bass), his daughter Hermia (soprano), her lover Lysander (alto castrato [Guadagni]) and her betrothed Demetrius (tenor; he has no arias), and Helena (soprano), in love with Demetrius; and the king and queen of the fairies, Oberon (baritone) and Titania (soprano), with her servant and Puck (trebles). Garrick's (spoken) Prologue is a commentary on the audience's ignorance and prejudice towards English composers." Michael Burden in Grove Music Online. Bookseller Inventory # 25507

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The Gospel on the Banks of the: CROWTHER, Samuel, &

CROWTHER, Samuel, & John Christopher Taylor.

Published by London: Church Missionary House; Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1859 (1859)

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Item Description: London: Church Missionary House; Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1859, 1859. Octavo (189 × 119 mm) Strictly contemporary calf prize binding, black morocco label, raised bands milled gilt, compartments pleasingly tooled within double fillet panel, both boards with concentric panelling in gilt and blind incorporating an attractive palmette roll, front board with laurel wreath prize supralibros of Chatham House, Ramsgate, as centre tool, milled edge-roll, edges gilt, floral roll gilt to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers, red silk page-marker still intact. Just a little rubbed, a scatter of light foxing, but overall a very good copy. Folding engraved map. First edition. Decidedly uncommon, just 8 copies on Copac, with only single copy noted at auction. The only published account of the Third Niger Expedition which was intended to "establish trading stations on the Niger's banks" profiting from trade in their immediate locales, but also taking advantage of proximity to Kano, the "most important market city" in West Africa (Howgego). "The third Niger expedition was not accidental. It was a result of the success recorded in the second expedition of 1854, and the recommendations of Samuel Crowther about the voyage that prompted the British Government to set in motion this third expedition that was later to be labelled the 'New Era of the commercial history of West Africa'" (Adeuyan, The Journey of the First Black Bishop: Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther 1806 - 1891, pp.125-6). Crowther was a Yoruba who was captured as a slave during the civil wars, and freed when the Portuguese slaver he was on was taken by the British Navy. Freed in Sierra Leone in 1821, he was educated by the Church Missionary Society, baptized in 1825, becoming a schoolteacher in 1841. He was sent to England and ordained in 1845, returning to Yorubaland in 1846 as a missionary, baptizing his first convert in 1862. "He became bishop of 'Western Equatorial Africa beyond the Queen's Dominions' in 1864, a post he held until 1890" (Howgego). Prize inscription verso of the front free endpaper recording presentation to G.C Spencer by the headmaster of Chatham House, the Rev. Alfred Whitehead, father of the great mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead. Henze,I, p.756; Howgego, IV, B6(B). Bookseller Inventory # 98141

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Halligan, Peter; Bass, Christopher; Marshall, John C.

ISBN 10: 019263254X ISBN 13: 9780192632548

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John Christopher Thomas

Published by Sheffield Academic Pr (2003)

ISBN 10: 0826463428 ISBN 13: 9780826463425

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Christopher Rowell; John Martin Robinson

Published by Natl Trust (1997)

ISBN 10: 0707802520 ISBN 13: 9780707802527

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CHRISTOPHER P GORDON; PORTER SHANE; STALLSMITH JOHN A

Published by Kendall Hunt Publishing (2006)

ISBN 10: 0757520677 ISBN 13: 9780757520679

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Christopher St. John Yates

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ISBN 10: 0304317578 ISBN 13: 9780304317578

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Item Description: Phoenix ELT. Book Condition: Good. Boxed set containing Economics by Yates, a cassette and VHS tape, and Business English Language Teaching by Video by Saxon Menne. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-H-032-00795

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Smith, Christopher John

ISBN 10: 0198150318 ISBN 13: 9780198150312

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Eric P Purdy MD; KV Chalam MD PhD; Neal H Atabara MD; Robert H Rosa Jr MD; Lanning B Kline MD; Edward L Raab MD; John Bryan Holds MD; James J Reidy MD; Ramana S Moorthy MD; George A Cioffi MD; James C Bobrow MD; Hermann D Schubert MD; Christopher J Rapuano MD

Published by American Academy of Ophthalmology (2012)

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Lydia Davis of Alstone Green, Gloucestershire [Thomas Pole, Joseph Storrs Fry, Thomas Shillitoe, Joseph Sturge, Jeremiah Holme Wiffin, Christopher Healy and John Wilbur; Quakers; Society of Friends]

Published by Alstone Green Gloucestershire. Between and 1862 mainly between 1820 and 1847 (1800)

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Item Description: Alstone Green Gloucestershire. Between and 1862 mainly between 1820 and 1847, 1800. Apart from one contribution dating from 1800, three from the 1850s and two from the 1860s, all contributions date from between 1820 and 1847. 237pp., 4to, with eight items loosely inserted (including four coloured botanical drawings on card) and three-page partial index of contributors. In contemporary black leather binding, with embossed pattern and gilt border on front board, marbled endpapers, and all edges gilt. In good condition, lightly aged and worn, in rebacked binding, worn at spine, with new label. Although the album has a strong bias towards the circle of Quaker families in the Gloucestershire area of which Lydia Davis was a member (Thomas Pole married into the Barrett family of Cheltenham), a number of prominent individuals within the movement are also present. Notable among the 120 contributors are: the physician and Quaker minister Thomas Pole (1753-1829), who contributes three pages of illustrations; the chocolate manufacturer Joseph Storrs Fry (1767-1835), a religious quotation, 1830; the temperance campaigner Thomas Shillitoe (1754-1836), an original religious rumination beginning 'If Gold would pass current in heaven, and there add to my happiness, old as I am, I would never set down quiet', Tottenham, 1833; the abolitionist Joseph Sturge (1793-1859), a quotation 'On Silent Worship', 1831; the Translator of Tasso Jeremiah Holme Wiffin (1792-1836), an abolitionist poem entitled 'Appeal for the Injured African' (see below); the American Quaker ministers Christopher Healy (1773-1851) of Rhode Island (Isaac Watts's hymn 'We are a garden wall'd around', dated 15 October 1831, and titled 'On the Church of Christ') and John Wilbur (1774-1856) (eleven-lines of apparently original and unpublished verse on Hunt and Woolman, beginning 'But shall I cautiously presume to touch', 'Extracted for his friend Lydia Davis by John Wilbur of Hopkinston in the state of Rhode Island N. America 5th Mo 5th 1832'). As the above examples show, the textual contributions almost entirely consist of devotional verse and prose, either original or extracted from the work of sympathetic authors such as Isaac Watts and Bernard Barton (exceptions include a piece of 'Russian Poetry' titled 'Thunder Storm' contributed by Richard S. Harford, and a passage from Wordsworth's 'Excursion'). J. H. Wiffin's contribution is an undated holograph (signed 'J. H. W.') of his poem 'Appeal for the Injured African' (first published in 'Aurora Borealis, a Literary Annual, edited by Members of the Society of Friends', 1833), consisting of sixty lines in fifteen four-line stanzas, and covering three pages, it begins: 'O Thou to whom the mournful sigh | Of sorrow and despair ascends, | Who hear'st the ravens when they cry, | The babe when at thy feet he bends! -' The third stanza appeals for divine aid: 'By realms dispeopled, tongues struck dumb | With the brute outrages of years, | In Thy remembrance let them come - | The Negro's wrongs, the Negro's tears!' The volume contains fifteen illustrations (four loosely inserted), comprising: three pages of drawings in black ink by Thomas Pole, the first page with a calligraphic design of the letters 'L. D.' [for Lydia Davis], and the other two pages with six small rural scenes, the first an arrangement of four 0.8 x 1 cm ones, and the second an arrangement of two of 4 x 4.5 cm (for other examples of Pole's artistic work, see the 36 plates in E. T. Wedmore's 'Thomas Pole, M.D.' (London: Headley Brothers, 1908); a pencil drawing by Sarah Lowe of 'Eatington Meeting House'; two pheasants in colour, with a background in pencil, by 'S. D[avis]'; a page with three beautiful small coloured illustrations (a parrot, a naval scene and a cottage) by Oade Roberts (1800); an anonymous pencil drawing of a ruined priory; eight coloured botanical drawings, by A. Davis (two, 1820 and 1822), Mary Westcombe, Sarah Savoury and Rachel Savoury, and three anonymous. Other contributors are: E. M. Alexander, Cheltenham, 1835; Jacob Allis ('Writte. Bookseller Inventory # 15979

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Patrick Hardin (Editor), John E., Jr. Higgins (Editor), Christopher T. Hexter (Editor), John T. Neighbours (Editor)

Published by Bna Books (2002)

ISBN 10: 1570181519 ISBN 13: 9781570181511

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Michael H Kutner, Christopher J. Nachtsheim, William Wasserman, John Neter, Michael Kutner, Chris Nachtsheim

Published by McGraw-Hill/Irwin (2003)

ISBN 10: 0072386916 ISBN 13: 9780072386912

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Kraus, Christina S.; Marincola, John; Pelling, Christopher

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