Books-14 Feb 2012
Book list as of February 14th 2012
AESOP. Aesop’s Fables. The World’s Popular Classics.New York: Books Inc. Inscription: “To… with love + best wishes for a happy birthday, from… 9th January 1947” “Joan Edwards,5 Bidwell Street, Uitenhage”. BLAIR. Blair’s Chronological Tables, revised and enlarged, comprehending the Chronology and History of the World from the Earliest Times to the Russian Treaty of Peace, April 1856. By J. Willoughby Rosse. Bohn’s Scientific Library. London: H.G. Bohn, 1856. CARROLL, Lewis. Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice found there. With fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1923. CARROLL, Lewis. The Hunting of the Snark: an Agony, in Eight fits. With nine illustrations by Henry Holiday. London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1935. CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated in colour by A.E. Jackson. London: Humphrey Milford, 1919. Inscription: “To Joyce, Xmas 1922, With love from Grandma and Aunty Molly”. CHRISTIE, Agatha. Crooked House. Published for The Crime Club. London: Collins, 1949. CICERO. Cicero and the Fall of the Roman Republic. By J.L Strachan-Davidson. London and New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1911. Inscription: “… with best love from his wife Dorothy…Christmas 1922” “…Bovim 1968”. CRAVEN, Arthur Scott. The Last of the English: A Play in Four Acts. London: Elkin Mathews, 1910. DANTE. Dante: For the People, selected passages from the Divine Comedy in English verse by Gauntlett Chaplin. Boston: The Pilgrim Press; London: James Clarke & Co, 1913. Inscription: Insert from Grey High School PE, Prize – Chaplin bequest “Senior Matriculation R.C. Stewart, December 1921” DEFOE, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. London: Odhams Press Limited, c.1930. Red cloth hardback with gilt title. DICKENS, Charles. Hard Times. Illustrated by W.H.C Groome. London and Glasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press. DICKENS, Charles. Oliver Twist. London and Glasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press. Inscription: “To Albert, with love, from Mom and Dad 24.3.1949” DICKENS, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities. London and Glasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press. Inscription: “To Albert, with love, from Mom and Dad 24.3.1949” DICKENS, Charles. Our Mutual Friend. London: Chapman and Hall Limited, c.1870. I DUMAS, Alexander. The Man in the Iron Mask. London: Dean and Son Ltd. DUMAS, Alexander. The Three Musketeers. Everyman’s library, edited by Ernest Rhys. London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1923. Inscription: “To … with love and best wishes for his birthday, from Violet 18/5/25”. DUMAS, Alexander. The Three Musketeers.London,Edinburgh,Paris,Melbourne,Toronto andNew York: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. Inscription (tipexed out): “John …. Xmas 1952” “… 1960”. DUMAS, Alexander. The Three Musketeers.London andGlasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press. Inscription: “To David, with lots of love, from Gerald…14-6-41”. DUMAS, Alexander. The Count of Monte Cristo. The Spencer Press, 1936. DURANT, Will. The Story of Civilization: The Life of Greece. Being a history of Greek civilization from the beginnings, and of civilization in the Near East from the death of Alexander, to the Roman conquest; with an introduction of the prehistoric culture of Crete. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. FITZPATRICK, Percy. Jock of the Bushveld. Concise edition, Heritage of Literature Series. London, New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1955. Inscription: “Happy Birthday Paul, from Mummy” Von GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang. Faust: A Tragedy, translated in the original metres by Bayard Taylor with explanatory notes. The Chandos Classics. London: Frederick Warne and Co. GRIMM. Grimm’s Fairy Tales, with twelve illustrations by John Hassall. London: Sands & Co, 1902. GRAHAME, Kenneth. The Wind in the Willows, illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. London: The Reprint Society, 1954. HOMER. Iliad, Books 1-12. With an introduction, a brief Homeric grammar and notes by D.B. Munro; fifth edition, revised. Oxford: Clarendon Press Series, 1906. HUGO, Victor. Les Miserables, Vol. 1. Introduction by S.R. John and translated by Charles E. Wilbour in 2 volumes. Everyman’s Library, edited by Ernest Rhys. London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc, 1947. HUGO, Victor. Notre-Dame. London, Edinburgh, Paris, Melbourne, Toronto and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. JOHNSON, Samuel. Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, Vol. 1. Marbled endpapers. KIPLING, Rudyard. The Jungle Book. With illustrations by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1926. t.e.g. MAUD, John, P.R. City Government: The Johannesburg Experiment. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938. Inscription: “To Samuel… Esq., With best wishes and to commemorate your visit to Johannesburg. From, … Deputy Mayor of Johannesburg 1938-1939”. Signed by the Deputy Mayor. OVID. The Metamorphoses of Ovid. Translated into English prose by Henry T. Riley, M.A. London: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd, 1919. PLATO. The Republic of Plato. Translated with an introduction by A.D. Lindsay, M.A., Everyman’s Library, edited by Ernest Rhys. London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc, 1937. PLUTARCH. Cassell’s National Library: Plutarch’s Lives. London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell and Company Limited. Translated by J & W Langhorne, and edited by Professor Henry Morley. Plutarch, 6: Lives of Timoleon, Paulus Aemilius, Lysander and Sylla, 1887. Plutarch, 8: Lives of Solon, Publicola, Philopoemen, Titus Quinctius Flamininus, and Caius Marius, 1888. Plutarch, 13: Lives of Numa, Sertorius and Eumenes, 1888. PLUTARCH. Plutarch’s Lives. Translated from the original Greek with notes, cirtical and historial and A Life of Plutarch, by Langhorne, John & William. London and New York: George Routledge and Sons Limited, c.1890. Octavo (184 x 123 mm). Contemporary red morocco, tiles and decoration to spine, triple rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Spine faded and rubbed, overall in very good condition and attractively bound. Part of Sir John Lubbock’s hundred books. POLLOK, Robert. The Course of Time: A Poem in Ten Books, the Tenth Edition. Edinburgh: William Blackwood; London: T. Cadell, 1831. POPE, Alexander. The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, The Globe Edition. Edited with notes and introductory memoir by Adolphus William Ward M.A. Litt.D. Master of St Peter’s College Cambridge. London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1921. REITZ, Deneys. Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War. With a preface by General The Right Honourable J.C. Smuts. London: Faber & Faber Limited, 1933. ROHMER, Sax. The Mask of Fu Manchu. London, Toronto, Melbourne and Sydney: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1933. SCOTT, Walter. Kenilworth. Waverley Novels, Pocket Edition, Vol. 12. Edinburgh: A & C Black. Marbled endpapers, gilt edges, damaged spine, inscription: “… Christmas 1901”. SCOTT, Walter. Ivanhoe. With an introduction by H.J.C. Grierson. London and Glasgow: Collins, 1953. SIENKIEWICZ, Henryk. Quo Vadis. A Narrative of the Time of Nero, translated from the Polish by Jeremiah Curtin. New York: International Collectors Library, 1925. SMUTS, Jan Christian. Jan Christian Smuts. With 23 pages of halftone illustrations and 5 maps. London: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1952. SPYRI, Johanna. Heidi. With many Illustrations by Louis Rhead. New York: Books Inc, 1925. STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. Illustrated by A.M. Trotter. London, Edinburgh, Paris, Melbourne, Toronto and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Illustrated by Frank Gillet, R.I. London and Glasgow: Collins’ Clear-Type Press. Good condition. THACKERAY, William Makepeace. The History of Henry Esmond. With Illustrations by H.M. Brock. London: Seeley and Co. Limited. VIRGIL.The Aeneid of Virgil, Vol. One. The Temple Greek and Latin Classics. Edited by G. Lowes Dickenson, M.A. and H.O. Meredith. Translated by E. Fairfax Taylor with and introduction and notes by E.M. Forster, B.A. London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1906. t.e.g. Inscription: “Edward Cyril Fisher, From Father, Nov 1906” WALLACE, Lew. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co. Limited. WOOLF, Virginia. A Haunted House and Other Short Stories. The Hogarth Press, London, 1944.