Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are ...Show synopsisMany of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. No Dustjacket. 1859. 114 pages. Half bound leather with...Good. No Dustjacket. 1859. 114 pages. Half bound leather with green cloth boards. Marbled pastedowns and front end pages. Lightly yellowed pages. Mild rubbing to leather. Firm binding. Corners are bumped. Scuffs along edges of boards, headband and ribs of spine. Some light strains over rear boards.
Description:Good. No Jacket. Red cloth hardcovers with impressed decoration...Good. No Jacket. Red cloth hardcovers with impressed decoration and gilt to front and spine. There is a small piece at top of spine-approx 1.5 inches-detaching from the book-needs a little TLC. Pages clean and basically tidy-no foxing. B&W drawings-the first opposite title page slightly detaching. Wonderful story of the hunting fraternity. Overall condition GOOD minus.
Description:Very Good. Red mottled cloth, gilt-and blindstamped on boards...Very Good. Red mottled cloth, gilt-and blindstamped on boards and spine; with 6 hand-colored plates (including frontispiece). Boards lightly rubbed; spine scuffed, frayed at tips; corners bumped. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down.
Description:LEECH, John. Good. 6 hand colored plates including frontispiece...LEECH, John. Good. 6 hand colored plates including frontispiece, (detached). , 114, pp. Small 8vo, rebound in older brown mottled leather with the original pictorial cloth cover bound in rear; decorative gilt-stamped spine with raised bands and gilt inner dentelles; a.e.g. Outer hinge cracked, covers lightly bowed, internally clean. London: "The Field" Office, Strand; and Ward and Lock, 1859. Good copy.
Description:Illustrated by John Leech. Good with no dust jacket. Damp stain...Illustrated by John Leech. Good with no dust jacket. Damp stain on front & back covers; Six color illus.; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 114 pages.
Description:Illustrated by John Leech. Very Good- First or very early...Illustrated by John Leech. Very Good- First or very early edition bound in red ribbed cloth with embossed gilt figure of a horseman & gilt spine lettering. B&W plates by Leech, 115 pages. Title page states "The Field Office, Strand: then Ward & Locke. Binding has some rub and wear. Spine tips frayed, a couple of small chips. Inside, frontis plate has shaken loose else a clean, tight copy. Worn but still presentable.; 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" Tall.
Publisher: "The Field" Office, Strand; Ward and Lock,
Description:1859. (Hardcover) Very good. 115pp. In signed red morocco...1859. (Hardcover) Very good. 115pp. In signed red morocco binding, gilt tooled with a hunt motif. Top edge gilt, grey endpapers with inner dentelles, 6 hand colored wood engravings. Unfortunately this book has been damp on the bottom edge and corner with the resulting dampstaining to the pages and affecting the illustrations. Still a charming book. Illustrations by John Leech. Bound by Morrell Binder. London. Locale: . (Hunting, Fox Hunting)
Description:John Leech. Near Fine. Hardcover. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Signed...John Leech. Near Fine. Hardcover. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Signed by Binder FIRST EDITION with illustrations by John Leech. SIGNED BINDING by Zaennsdorf. Late 19th century full red calf extra with five raised bands compartmented with tooled gilt designs and lettering to spine. Double edge gilt border with rolled edges and gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpage. Spine is a little darker than the boards. The binder has preserved the original red publisher's cloth and spine in the rear. Six vibrant hand water colored plates of men (and women) riding horses. Plates include polo, fox hunting, etc. John Leech (August 29, 1817–October 29, 1864) was an English caricaturist.
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