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KHAYYAM, OMAR. Rubaiyat of, rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald Illustrated by Robert Stewart Sherriffs.(and Frank Brangwyn.) Collins. London & Glasgow. 1947.        SOLD



235x175 mm. pp. 221, [1], 12 coloured plates by Sherriffs and 15 extra tipped in colour plates by Frank Brangwyn from the Foulis edition first published 1919, full red morocco gilt extra, Arabian design on boards,bands gilt titled direct,a.e.g. Bound by Bayntun-Rivierewith receipted invoice dated 18-2-53

CERVANTES, MIGUEL. The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha. Based on Shelton’s translation of 1620 with illustrations by Jean de Bosschere and an essay by J. B. Trend. Constable & Co. London 1922.                 SOLD                             


4to, 278x220 mm. pp. xxiv, 311, coloured frontis. + 24 plates, some in colour others on tinted paper, numerous b/w illustrations in text, slight foxing on blank prelims., small stain at top and foot of frontispiece, half brown morocco bands gilt, titled direct, gilt flower in compartments, no binders stamp but most likely Bayntun-Riviere.


BEWICK, THOMAS. A History of British Birds.Vol.1.Containing the History and description of Land Birds. Vol. 2. Containing the History and description of water Birds. R. E. Bewick. Newcastle. 1847.                                                                    £450


2 vols. 227x153mm. Pp.xxxix, [1], 374, [1], xxxvi, Vol 2. xxiii, 406, [2], xi. Half brown morocco bands gilt, birds in compartments, titled direct, bound by Bayntun-Riviere.

KINGSLEY, CHARLES, Westward Ho! Or the Voyages & Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burrough in the county of Devon in the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth rendered into modern English. With sixteen coloured plates by E. A. Cox. J. M. Dent. London. 1923.                                                                £280

4to., 235x185 mm., pp. xi, 489, coloured frontis., 15 coloured plates, some slight foxing, full red morocco gilt extra bands gilt, titled direct, t.e.g., bound by Morrell with letter relative to the price of binding (£9) and the book itself 21/- dated 1951.

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. The Merry Wives of Windsor. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. William Heinemann. London. 1910.                                                               SOLD


4to, 260x198 mm. pp.viii, 170, [2], 40 tipped in coloured plates with titled tissue guards, mounted on coloured card, some foxing, half red morocco, backstrip gilt extra, titled direct, t.e.g. bound by Bayntun-Riviere.

[BARHAM, RICHARD HARRIS.] The Ingoldsby Legends by Thomas Ingoldsby Esq., Illustrated by Arthur Rackham A.R.W.S. William Heinemann. London. 1919.                                                         SOLD


Reprint. 4to 245x190 mm. ppxix, [iii], 549, 24 tipped in coloured plates mounted on tinted paper, with captioned tissue guards, 12 full page tinted plates, b/w illustrations in text, some light foxing, full red morocco gilt extra, bands gilt titled direct.

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TURGENEV, IVAN S. The Plays of. Translated from the Russian by M. S. Mandell, M. A. (Columbia) with an introduction by William Lyon Phelps. William Heinemann. London. 1924.  SOLD

8vo 203x140 mm. Pp.xiii, [3], 583, full red morocco gilt extra, bands gilt, titled direct, slight stain at bottom of front board, a.e.g., top edge has a scratch on the gilding, bound by Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh.

WAGNER, RICHARD. The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Translated by Margaret Armour. William Heinemann. London. 1910.             SOLD


4to. 245x185 mm. Pp. ix, [i], 159, [1], 34 tipped in colour plates, mounted on tinted paper with descriptive tissue guards, numerous b/w illustrations, some foxing, full green calf gilt extra, bands gilt, titled direct, flower in compartments, a.e.g., some scratching on boards,bound by Bayntun-Riviere.

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CONAN DOYLE, ARTHUR. Rodney Stone. With illustrations. Smith, Elder & Co. London 1896.                                                         SOLD


1st edition, 197x135mm, pp.[viii], 366, frontis + 7 plates by Sidney Paget, no adverts, half blue calf, bands gilt, titled direct, bound by Bayntun-Riviere, slight fading of backstrip, with receipted invoice from Bayntun, “From Cat XI” dated march 1955.

MAC DONALD, GEORGE. Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women. Smith Elder. London.1858               SOLD                                                                              

1st edition, 195x130mm, pp. [4], 323, verso blank, no Publisher’s catalogue, ink stain (washed), page 120, faint stain top of pages 322, 323, full green morocco, bands gilt titled direct a.e.g.,
bound by Morrell.