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6043. : The Philistine A Periodical for Peculiar Persons Vol VII.

East Aurora New York 1898. 15.5 by 12 cm. 192 pp. A bound volume of issues Vol. ViI no 1, June. 1898 to no 6, Nov. 1898, 6 issues with covers. Suede and cloth boards. In used condition, rubbing to the edges of the boards, suede darkened. East Aurora was an Arts and Crafts centre in New York State centred around Elbert Hubbard. It was later known under the Roycrofters name. The Roycroft Printing shop produced the journals as well as other books. Good Arts and Crafts interest. The Society of the Philistines was an association of book lovers and folks who write. Organised to further good-fellowship among men and women who believe in allowing the widest liberty to individuality in thought and expression. 20.00

11463. : The Roycroft Books Some Books for Sale at our Shop.

New York East Aurora The Roycroft Books 1903. 28 pp. illustrated, frontispiece portrait, softcovers, in very good condition apart from the covers being a little dusty. 20.00

522. An Pilibin ( Pollock, Dr. J. H ): A Tale of Thule.

Dublin: Talbot Press 56 pp, a limited edition of 500 copies. but unnumbered. An Pilibin was the penname for John Hackett Pollock, 1887 - 1964. A founder of the Gate Theatre who wrote novels, poetry and plays. 35.00

11551. An Pilibin, ( Pollock, Dr. J. H ): The Secret Altar.

Dublin: Martin Lester limited, n.d. c.1920's. 24 pp, blue paper wraps. Published in an edition of only 500 copies. A book of poems. An Pilibin was the Penname of John Hackett Pollock 1867 - 1964, a founder of the Gate Theatre who wrote novels, poetry, and plays, "pitched in a minor key." 12.00

202. Campion, T.: The Maske by Thomas Campion as produced at Hatfield Palace on May 30th and 31st. 1924

Camye Press 1924. 39 pp. some wear to spine. A limited ed. of 450 copies of which this is no 112. From Phillip Sainsbury's Cayme Press. 17.00

208. Davies, R: Notes Upon Some of Shakespeares Sonnets.

The Camye Press Kensington 1927. 46 pp. covers a bit worn but internally good. 10.00

213. Drummond, H: The Greatest Thing in the World.

The Mosher Press Portland Maine 1927. xxxvii +53pp. frontispiece, a limited edition of 250 copies v.g. 20.00

5872. Grievous, Peter: A Pretty Story Written in the Year of Our Lord 2774.

Williamsburg: Printed by John Pinkney 1974. 16 pp. 28.5 x 21 cm. This is the third of a series of reprints by the Printing Office of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, in Williamsburg, Virginia, printed and bound in the prevailing eighteenth century style. Paper covers, loosely sewn in readiness for final binding. Good. 10.00

11736. Hubbard, Elbert: Little Journeys to the Homes of American Statesmen.

New York and London: G.P. Putman's reprinted 1900. viii+436 pp. illustrated, tissue guarded plates, limp suedette covers, silk book marker, in very good condition. Covers Washington, Franklin, Hamilton, Adams, Hancock, Jefferson, Webster, Clay, Jay, Seward, and Lincoln. A nice copy. 18.00

239. Jordan, D.S.: The Philosophy of Hope

The Mosher Press Portland Maine 1926 xxxii + 45 pp. d.w. Including a presentation card from Mr and Mrs Woods who had this edition printed in an edition of 360 copies. d.w. (chipped) v.g. 20.00

16344. Kinsella, Thomas: Wormwood.

Dublin: Dolmen Editions, 1966. 28.5 by 20 cms. 20 pp. This was printed in an edition of 350 copies, signed by Thomas Kinsella. Vellum backed wood veneer boards, with similar wood veneer endpapers. This copy has the fragile unprinted glassine dust jacket which has seen better days with some edgewear and small tears, else fine. Scarce. 195.00

3707. Louys, Pierre: Aphrodite moeurs antiques.

Paris, Le Livre de Demain, Librarie Artheme Fayard 1947. 23.5 by 19 cms. 126 pp.36 woodcuts by Morin-Jean. paper covers partly uncut. good. 8.00

244. Louys, Pierre.: The Songs of Bilitis, translated from the Greek.

London: The Fortune Press, c1926 163 pp. 22.5 x 15 cm. This edition printed by the Whitefriars press, 925 copies on Kelmscott hand made paper numbered 76-1000 of which this is no 105. v.g. Includes Pamphylian Bucolics, Mitilenian Elegies and Epigrams on the island of Cyprus. This translation into English is offered to one unnamed by the nameless. 35.00

9227. Mosher, Thomas B.: The Bibelot A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for book Lovers chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known.

Portland Maine: Thomas B. Mosher Vol XI no 8 August 1905. Poems in verse and prose by Ernest Dowson. 15.5 by 11.5 cms. pp. 243-268, partly uncut, blue grey paper covers. In very good condition. 5.00

9228. Mosher, Thomas B.: The Bibelot A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known.

Portland Maine: Thomas B. Mosher Vol XIII no 5 May 1907. Lyrics from Thomas Hood. 15.5 by 11.5 cms. pp. 155-189, blue grey paper covers. In very good condition. 5.00

9229. Mosher, Thomas B.: The Bibelot A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for book Lovers chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known.

Portland Maine: Thomas B. Mosher Vol XVII no 9 September 1911. Selections from Leonardo Da Vinci translated by Edward McCurdy. 15.5 by 11.5 cms. pp. 303-333, blue grey paper covers. In very good condition. 5.00

529. Scott, A.A: The Maid of Clandeboye, An Ulster Romance of the Sixteenth Century in 3 Cantos

Belfast: Pub. by C.V.H. Scott, Hydebank 1940. 190 by 120cms. 76 pp, original red boards, v.g. With five illustrations by W. Ellis. a Scarce item. Privately published by the author. Some handwritten notes on the rear endpaper about the Cavehill. Bears the inscription on the ffep, "To Beresford from Alex A. Scott.." 45.00

4717. Stevenson, R.L: Memories

Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis Reprint May 23 1923. no pagination, 25 monochrome mounted photographs of Stevenson and his English environment as well as Vailima, with accompanying text on facing page. Partly attached d.w. which has some wear, otherwise good 12.00

3993. Tennyson, Alfred Lord: In Memoriam.

Portland Maine, The Mosher Press 1920. 123 pp. partly uncut. One of 500 copies on English hand made paper privately printed by the Mosher Press for Edward A. Woods Sewickley Pennsylvania and the type distributed in the month of November MDCCCCXX. new spine laid down re-using original label original blue boards a little marked internally very good . 20.00

180. Wiles, H.V: William Morris of Walthamstow.

London: The Walthamstow Press, 1951. No 91 of a fine paper edition limited to 100 copies, with Foreword by the Prime Minister, Clement Attlee. xvii + 115 + ii pp, 19 x 12.5 cm, in half-leather binding: green leather on white buckram. 28 illustrations. The small ink stain on the fore edge of the last 20 pages does not affect the text. 32.00

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