- Category = Vellum
The Lyrical Poems and Translations of Percy Bysshe Shelley.
London: Chatto & Windus at the Florence Press, 1918. Half vellum, 8 inches tall. A charming and unusual binding with manuscript title in black and red. Red top edge.
Paris: Borel, 1902. Full vellum, 7.5 inches tall. With a label and gilt tooling to the spine and a charming gilt design on the upper board with a butterfly alighting on a lotus. Tales of love from classical writers. From the Selbourne collection and with their tiny ink stamp on the reverse of the title page.
London: Field & Tuer, 1880. Full Vellum, 6 inches by 9 inches. An extraordinary work bound in vellum. Beautifully printed on hand made paper with 8 etchings by Tristram Ellis on various shades of blue. A curious and rather exotic work on bathing in rivers and the sea.
The Household of Sir Thomas More.
London: Dent, 1906. Full vellum, 7.5 inches tall. A delightful copy of this scarcer title from the 'The series of English Idylls' collection. With 24 colour plates by C. E. Brock. An unusually nice 'unbowed' exampleMore details Price: £160.00
Guide of English and Italian Conversation.
Paris: Charles Hingray, c.1840. Vellum, 4.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume in full vellum with red calf label, gilt pallets and pink edges. A charming work containing useful everyday phrases such as "I'd have killed myself, had I not been restrained by the remembrance of her", "Give me my drawers, stockings and pantaloons" and "Then I shall have spared that wretch but for my own ruin".More details Price: £150.00
Les Chansons de Bilitis. (Translated into French from the Greek).
Paris: Artheme Fayard, c.1910. Half vellum, 9.5 inches tall. Vellum spine and tips with gilt tooling and top edge. An amusingly illustrated edition in fine condition.More details Price: £125.00
D. H. Lawrence And The Body Mystical.
London: Dennis Archer, 1932. Full orange vellum, 10 inches tall. With fine decoration in gilt and black. From a limited edition of only 75 numbered copies, this is copy number 9, containing a signed artist's proof. Very slight cockling, a small neat owner's inscription on the free end paper. Otherwise an excellent copy.More details Price: £100.00