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1 A. R. B. Haldane The Path By the Water
London Thomas Nelson 1944 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Wood Engravings By Helen Monro 
A lovely book of early fishing as a boy and wonderful woodcuts by Hellen Monro. Bookplate of Commander Charles Skrine brother of Molly Keane the author, Bookplate was designed by Maine Jellet the Irish artist, gift inscription to Charles from Theo his first wife dated 1945.. Dj is a little soiled and darkened never the less a lovely evocative book of day`s gone by. 
Price: 34.20 EUR
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Nemesis, Agatha Christie
2 Agatha Christie Nemesis
London The Crime Club, Collins 1971 0 00 231563 7 / 9780002315630 First Edition Very Good Dj Edge worn in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner

Price: 24.30 EUR
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3 Albert Smith, Horace Mayhew, h g Hine, Idler Upon the Town, the Naturl History of the Ballet Girl, the Gent, Model Women, Tuft Hunter and Toadies, Politics and Poetry By Louis Napoleon
Fleet Street London Kent & Co , d Bogue 1847 First Edition Hard Back Quarter Leather. Very Good 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall illustrated 
Five scarce books bound into one they are, IDLER UPON TOWN, nd, by Albert Smith illustrated by Henning, Gavarni & Gilbert 120pp. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BALLET GIRL 1847, by Albert Smith , illustrated by A Henning, 103pp. THE GENT nd, by Albert Smith ills by Henning, Garvani, & Gilbert, 104pp. MODEL WOMEN AND CHILDREN nd, Modelled by Horace Mayhew ills by H. G. Hine 90pp. POLITICS AND POETRY BY LOUIS NAPOLEON now first done into plain English nd, 112 pp. This last book not in Copac 2 in Worldcat Rare . Book is bound in contemporary tan leather raised bands gilt on bands red title label and name label (new) book has been expertly rebacked with old spine laid on buckrum boards. 
Price: 337.50 EUR
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4 Alfred Tennyson Gareth and Lynette
London Strahan & Co 1872 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A good tight clean copy a little edge worn signed and dedication from a previous owner. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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5 Arthur conanDoyle The Conan Doyle Historical Romances, the White Company, Sir Nigel , Micah Clarke, the Refugees.
London John Murray 1931 First Edition in This Collected Form Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
This is the first collected edition with four novels in one, bound in red cloth a bit faded, sunned on the spine, a large presentation drawing & inscription on the fep. 1635pp. on india paper. 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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6 Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Sinai and Palestine, in Connection with Their History
London John Murray 1856 First Edition Hard Back 1/2 Leather Almost Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
Finely bound in dark brown morocco leather with gilded raised bands gitl titles, marbled boards , edges & endpapers, seven coloured folding maps & four woodcuts, some underling in pencil and a tiny amount of foxing as is often found. Stanley traveled to Egypt & the middle east the previous year, he became Dean of Westminster abbey. This copy is from the private library of The macdermot Prince of Connaught, Coolavin house Co Sligo. Rare. 
Price: 243.00 EUR
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7 Bartlett W H / Coyne J Stirling The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland.
London George Virtue 1842 First Edition Full Brown Calf. Fine Slip Case Fine Folio William Bartlett 
A fabulous set in original very fine highly decorated leather bindings the two volume set is superbly decorated , the spine with raised bands diced blind decoration to the compartments two marroon labels with gilt titles and vol numbers, front and rear boards with double gilt & blind rulings and patterned rulings a large blind stamped middle decoration and diced decoration , please ask for photographs marbled end papers & all edges. Old fine family book plate on fpd gift inscription on fep. Half tiltle with very foxed engraving, all plates have some greying or foxing to the margins not effecting the plates, Volume 1 has a b&w map of Ireland profusely illustrated all complete in both volumes, Slip case is relatively new but very well done with marbled boards. Books are very heavy & will cost more to ship please email for costings and photos, An extremily handsome set! 
Price: 1395.00 EUR
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8 Brantome Famous Women
London Arthur Humphreys, the Royal Library Historical Service. 1908 First Edition Hardback Cloth. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Bound with white spine & paper label , grey paper covered boards, 336 pp. rough cut edges. 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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9 Bryan MacMahon Children of the Rainbow
London Macmillan 1952 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good Very Good in Protector Clipped 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 31.50 EUR
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10 Cecil Aldin Old Manor Houses
London William Heinemann 1931 First Edition Limited to 380 Copies Vellum Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Cecil Aldin Signed and a Sketch By Aldin
This limited edition is number 4 of 380 with a wonderful cartoon sketch of the back of a seated Terrier looking at his signature. The book is in almost fine condition with the vellum boards just slightly yellowing & the dj just a little grubby in a new removable protective sleeve, many wonderful coloured illustrations, these limited editions seldom come onto the market in such good condition. Scarce. See more Aldin & dog books on our web sitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 742.50 EUR
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11 Charles Dickens Editor Household Words
London Charles Dickens & Evans 1888 First Edition 1/4 Leather Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall Thick & Heavy 
Handsomely bound in tan leather, spine with raised bands in six compartments dark green title label with gilt titles & embelishments. A very handsome book. Book is heavy & will cost a bit more to post. See more Dickens including firsts on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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12 Charles Dickens Editor Household Words
London Dickens & Evans 1886 First Edition Half Calf Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Bound in red leather raised bands six compartments gilt tooling & title on dark brown label front board parting at hinge but holding red buckrum boards foxing to epps. Nov 1885 to April 1886. Handsome binding. See more Dickens on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com . Also we have more household words not yet online please email for details. 
Price: 36.00 EUR
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13 Charles Dickens Editor Household Words
London Charles Dickens & Evans 1887 First Edition Half Calf & Vellum Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall Thick & Heavy 
Handsomely bound in tan leather raised bands in six compartments dark green label gilt titles. Book is heavy & will cost more to post. See more Dickens including firsts on our websitesitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens Editor
14 Charles Dickens Editor Nicholas Nickleby
London Chapman & Hall 1839 First Edition Half Leather Hardback Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Phiz 
A scarce first edition second state ( page 123 line 17 visitor corrected to sister) 39 plates and frontis of young Charles sitting in a chair all ilustrated by Phiz, plates are foxed as is always the case. Spine divided into five compartments with small geometric snakelike design impressed into the brown leather as is commonly found on Cork bindings (we therefore believe this is a contemporary Irish binding) , black title label and gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, neat signature of a former owner on ep 625pp. A small hole within the top compartment does not detract from this handsome binding. 
Price: 877.50 EUR
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15 Charles Dickens, ( Conducted by) All Year Round a Weekly Journal
London Dickens & Evans 1883 First Edition Half Calf Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Bound in red leather raised bands six compartments gilt tooling & title black title label, Dark green buckram boards. January to June 1883 vol XXX1. Fine binding. see more Dickens including first editions on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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16 Charles Dickens, (conducted by) All Year Round
London Dickens & Evans 1882 First Edition Half Calf Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Two Volumes Jan - June July - Dec 1882. Bound in red calf raised bands six compartments gilt tooling date & title on black label, red buckrum on boards, end papers foxed, finely written gift inscription dated 1883 on fep. See more Dickens including first editions on our websitevanessparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 67.50 EUR
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Dealings with Firm of DOMBEY & SON,  Wholesale, Retail and Exportation., Charles Dickens.
17 Charles Dickens. Dealings with Firm of DOMBEY & SON, Wholesale, Retail and Exportation.
11 Bouverie, Street, London. Bradbury and Evans 1848 1st Edition Half Calf Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall H K Brown ( Phiz) 
Book is handsomely bound in brown calf with marbled boards spine has raised bands with blind tooling decoration to panels, title is in light tan panel, internally clean & tight with usual foxing to plates & end papers, book has been collated & is complete including 38 plates plus frontispiece 
Price: 355.50 EUR
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Pickwick Papers.  The Postthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, Charles Dickens.
18 Charles Dickens. Pickwick Papers. The Postthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
London Chapman & Hall 1837 First Edition Half Morocco Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 43 Illustrations By R Seymour and PHIZ. 
Finely rebound in tan marocco leather with raised bands lined in gilt black title and name label , gilt , plus gilt date at bottom, marbled boards, new end papers, first few pages and the plates heavily foxed as usual, pages rough cut. A very handsome copy of this first edition English classic. 
Price: 535.50 EUR
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19 Charles Smith The Antient and Preent State of the County of Kerry.
Dublin Printed for the Author & Sold By Messers Ewing , Faulkner, Wilson & Exshaw 1756 First Edition Quarter Leather Black Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with Fold Out Drawings , Plans and Maps. 
A rare book on Kerry bound in leather red lable gilt titles marbled boards & end papers 5 folding plates lacks map of Kerry, Very scarce and deirable book on kerry.419pp. 
Price: 625.50 EUR
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20 Clarke Harry The Years at the Spring , an Anthology of Recent Poetry.
New York Brentano`s 1920 First American Edition Hard Back Beige Almost Fine No Dj Folio Harry Calrke 
Another scarce book illustrated by Clarke in stock it has poems by the leading Irish, British & American poets of the day including 12 fabulous colur plates & 12 black & white plates by Clarke. ( we also have original prints by Clarke in stock all mounted in an ivory board wrapped in celophane ready for framing ) Please email for photos and shipping cost as book is heavy. 
Price: 531.00 EUR
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