Search

Criteria:
  • Category = Hayhurst Library
  • RARE PROVINCIAL IMPRINT IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    The Companion for the Altar. by (WICKSTEED, Edward)
    (WICKSTEED, Edward)
    The Companion for the Altar.

    Manchester: M. Bancks, 1815. Full straight grain morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume with gilt bands and centre tools on the spine and gilt 'Cambridge' panels framing the straight grained boards. All edges gilt. One leaf has a small repaired tear without loss. A very pretty copy of this rare provincial imprint.

    View basket More details Price: £300.00
  • BRIGHT HALF CALF SET
    The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. by WHYMPER, F.
    WHYMPER, F.
    The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism.

    London: Cassell Petter & Galpin, c.1880. 4 volumes bound in 2, complete, 10.5 inches tall. A stirring and boisterous account of aspects of the Sea. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. With engraved illustrations throughout, including many full page plates. Heavy foxing to the title page of volume 1, otherwise very clean.

    View basket More details Price: £280.00
  • HANDSOME SET OF THIS SCARCE WORK IN FINE HALF CALF
    Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons. by DUNCAN, Henry
    DUNCAN, Henry
    Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons.

    Edinburgh: Oliphant, 1838. 4 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A scarce work finely bound with gilt raised bands and extra gilt floral panels. The Bookplate of the Hayhurst Collection. A neat ink inscription on the first blank dated 1839. Each volume is embellished with an engraved frontispiece and title page.

    View basket More details Price: £250.00
  • DELIGHTFUL SET IN GEORGIAN HALF CALF
    The Unique. by SMEETON, George
    SMEETON, George
    The Unique.

    London: George Smeeton, (1824). 3 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. A very pretty binding from the 1820's with gilt raised bands and fine gilt tooling to the panels. With all 89 engraved plates illustrating the famous figures described in the brief biographies. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. There is considerable staining to the plates in volume 2.

    View basket More details Price: £200.00
  • 7 PLAYS IN VERY FINE STRAIGHT GRAIN CALF BINDING
    The Revenge; Gustavus Vasa; Barbarossa; Cato; Tamerlane; The Mourning Bride; The Grecian Daughter. by INCHBALD (YOUNG, Edward; BROOKE, Henry; BROWN, Dr.; ADDISON, Joseph; ROWE, Nicholas; CONGREVE, William; MURPHY, Arthur ).
    INCHBALD (YOUNG, Edward; BROOKE, Henry; BROWN, Dr.; ADDISON, Joseph; ROWE, Nicholas; CONGREVE, William; MURPHY, Arthur ).
    The Revenge; Gustavus Vasa; Barbarossa; Cato; Tamerlane; The Mourning Bride; The Grecian Daughter.

    London: Longman et al, n.d. c. 1825. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A very fine little binding with gilt raised bands and delicately tooled panels. The straight grain of the boards is framed within gilt and blind fillets. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. Each play is separately paginated. A delightful volume in fine condition.

    View basket More details Price: £160.00
  • ELEGANT HALF CALF
    L’Arlésienne. Pièce en cinq tableaux. by DAUDET, Alphonse
    DAUDET, Alphonse
    L’Arlésienne. Pièce en cinq tableaux.

    Paris: Dentu, 1892. Half calf, 5.25 inches tall. Charming little volume bound by Fazakerley with gilt raised bands, label and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Vignettes and full page illustrations.

    View basket More details Price: £100.00