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1 A Catechism of Christian Doctrine, As Approved by the Archbishop and Bishops of England and Wales, And Directed by Them to be Used in All Their Dioceses
Ditching, Sussex Printed and Published at St Dominic's Press 1931 Limited Edition of 500 this 476 Black cloth spine with gilt title and paper cover Very good 7.75 x 5.5 inches (19.6 x 14  8vo. Wood-cut borders by Philip Hagreen 
Paper, handmade by J. Batchelor and Sons. Type handset: Goudy Bold. Press, hand: Stanhope. 
Price: 275.00 CDN
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2 Armstrong, Martin Portrait of the Misses Harlowe
London Elkin Mathews & Marrot 1928 #226 of a signed limited edition of 530 copies done on rag paper Paper covered boards with dust jacket Some offsetting to endpapers ow very good in worn dust jacket which has some staining. 8 x 6 inches(20 x 15cm) 8vo. 

Price: 45.00 CDN
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3 Bridges, Robert The Testament of Beauty A Poem in Four Books
New York Oxford University Press 1929 Number 223 limited edition of 250 copies Cloth spine with marbled paper-covered boards with Previous owner's name on endpaper and blind-stamp to title page, otherwise vg Quarto 

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4 Cellini, Benvenuto; (translated by C.R. Ashbee) The Treatises of Benvenuto Cellini on Goldsmithing and Sculpture
London Edward Arnold 1898 #159 of limited edition of 600 copies Light green cloth boards, with paper title label t Very good; cover faded top back cover, soiled, corners worn and bumped, top and bottom of spine worn, otherwise good 8.75 x 12 inches (22 x 30.5 cms) Folio 11 b&w plates and b&w illustrations 

Price: 275.00 CDN
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5 Collier, John Green Thoughts
London William Jackson (Books) Ltd (Joiner & Steele , Ltd.) 1932 #108 of a ltd edition of 500 copies, signed by author Brown cloth with gilt titles & spine Cloth faded and sunned, interior very good 10 x 6.5 inches(25 x 16.5 cm) 8vo. Frontispiece by Edward Wolfe 

Price: 75.00 CDN
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6 Conran, Anthony Claim Claim Claim A Book of Poems with Six Prints by Ronald King
Suffolk Circle Press (Guildford) Limited 1969 This book is No 179 of an edition of 250 numbered copies. Paper covers with dust jacket Vg Quarto Six prints by Ronald King 

Price: 75.00 CDN
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7 Cowley, Abraham Beauty a poem by Abraham Cowley
Toronto Massey College Press 1971 Printed in an edition of thirty copies Card covers bound by hand Vg 21.5x15cm Sm. 8vo. B&w illus. to title page 
Inscribed on edition page: Rhianna-this could be no 1 of 30. Happy Christmas 1990 Doug (Douglas Lochhead) 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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8 Cox, John (with an introduction by) Erte's Costumes and Sets for Der Rosenkavalier in Full Color
New York Dover Publications, Inc. (1980) 0486239993 / 9780486239996 #1048 of 1750 clothbound copies Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine, blind Books in very good; dust jacket is clipped, upper edge slightly soiled, sticker Autographed Limited Edition Numbered and Signed on Back Endpaper by Erte bottom right front cover, otherwise very good 9.5 x 12.5 inches (24 x 31.5  Quarto Colour frontis, headpiece to introduction, 81 designs in full colour. Erte (Romain de Tirtoff)
Signed by Erte and numbered back fixed endpaper 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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9 De La Mare, Walter Two Tales I. The Green Room II. The Connoiseur
London The Bookman's Journal Office 1925 3156 of a limited edition of 250 copies, signed & numbered by author Patterned paper covered boards with vellum spine Some wear to boards and spotting of spine. Interior very good. signed by author 9 x 6 inches(23 x 15 cm) 8vo. 

Price: 125.00 CDN
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10 Dunnett, Alastair M. Land Of Scotch Being and Account of the Topography and History of Scotland with some mention of the Products of that Country By Alastair M. Dunnett together with an Anthology
Produced by John Y. Morley and 1953 A Limited Edition Numbered 1 to 2,500 Published in 1953 as a Souvenir of the Coronation of her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Elisabeth, this # 324 Full light brown leather Some light wear to edges and a front hinge crack, good to very good 9.75 x 6.25 inches (24.8 x 15 8vo. Illustrations by Dennis Flanders and Lennox Paterson. Wood engravings and Decorations by William Randell and Cecil Keeling 

Price: 20.00 CDN
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11 Gide, Andre Le Voyage D'Urien
Paris Sous Le Masque De La Folie Et Chez Emile Paul Freres 1919 #92 of a limited edition of 1500 copies Card covers with paper label to front with glassin Wraps chipped along edges 7.25 x 5 inches (18.4 x 12.5 cm) Sm. 8vo. 
Text in French 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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12 Haig-Brown, Roderick Bright Water, Bright Fish: An Examination of Angling in Canada
Vancouver BC Canada Douglas & McIntyre Ltd (in association with the British Columbia Wildlife Federation) (1980) 0917304616 / 9780917304613 #1005 of 1100 copies; presentation edition Dark-brown cloth boards quarter bound with brown c Fine in fine slipcase 22 x 29 cm (8.5 x 11.25 inches) Lg. 8vo. Colour photo illustrations, tipped in colour frontis photo of author 

Price: 100.00 CDN
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13 Housman, Laurence Echo de Paris A Study from Life
London Jonathan Cape (1923) Limited large paper edition , numbered & signed by author Marbled paper covered boards with cloth spine in d Some offsetting to endpapers, ow Vg in poor dust jacket. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover 9 x 6 inches(23 x 15cm) 8vo. 

Price: 95.00 CDN
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14 Howard, Jean G. Too Close Apart two stories with drawings
Maine Tidal Press 1977 0930954017 / 9780930954017 One of 800 copies Blue cloth in dust jacket Vg in vg dust jacket Quarto B&w frontis, b&w illus. throughout 

Price: 10.00 CDN
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15 Kipling, Rudyard (edited by Charles Carrington) Kipling's Horace
London Methuen Press 1978 Limited edition of 500, signed & numbered by editor Quarter leather with marbled boards in slipcase Very good to fineFine in slipcase Slipcase has wear to edges 10 x 6.75 inches (25.4 x 17.2 cm) 8vo. Facsimile pages 
Latin and english verse 
Price: 50.00 CDN
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Tales From Shakespeare, Lamb, Charles & Mary
16 Lamb, Charles & Mary Tales From Shakespeare
London & New York J.M. Dent & Co., E.P. Dutton & Co. 1909 #544 of large paper edition of 750 copies signed by Arthur Rackham White buckram with gilt titles and design to fron Cloth is slightly darkened with 8.5cm long thin red stain on front cover with some wear around it where something might have been laid. Plates are all in very good condition. One silk tie missing 10.5 x 8.25 inches (26.7 x 21 Lg. 8vo. 13 tipped in colour plates, 2 B&w illustrations, 20 chapter headings & 14 tail pieces 

Price: 1000.00 CDN
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17 Lande, Lawrence The Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana in the Redpath Library of McGill University: A Bibliography Collected, Arranged and Annotated By Lawrence Lande with an Introduction By Edgar Andrew Collard
Montreal Lawrence Lande Foundation for Canadian Historical Research 1965 Limited to 950 signed and numbered copies, this being 469 Bound in quarter leather and cloth boards by Russ 13.75 x 10.75 inches (34.9 x  Sm. Folio 177 reproductions and facsimiles, (many folding) 
Printed on hand made paper with facsimiles of printing and title-pages including many tipped-in specimens and some folding. It contains over twenty-three hundred books, pamphlets and broadside of rare and unusual Canadiana. 
Price: 200.00 CDN
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18 Lawrence, D. H. The Man Who Died
London Martin Secker 1931 Limited edition of 200 copies Green cloth with gilt illus. to front, gilt title Bookplate to front pastedown, some wear to covers and edges, sunning to spine 8vo. 

Price: 25.00 CDN
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The Fables of Jean De La Fontaine (in 2 vols), Marsh, Edward (translated into English Verse)
19 Marsh, Edward (translated into English Verse) The Fables of Jean De La Fontaine (in 2 vols)
#371 of a limited edition of 525 copies signed by Edward Marsh & Stephen Gooden Both vols mottled yellow vellum with bevelled e Both volumes are very good and all the plates are very bright 10 x 6.5 inches (25.4 x 16.5 Lg. 8vo. With twenty-six Engravings(all with tissue guards) on copper by Stephen Gooden Stephen Gooden

Price: 500.00 CDN
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20 Metcalfe, E. Bennett A Man of Some Importance: The Life of Roderick Langmere Haig-Brown
Seattle James W. Wood Publishers 1985 0921063008 / 9780921063001 Collector's Limited Edition Red cloth with red calf and gilt to spine, green p Vg, with owner's signature on front endpaper 8vo. B&w photo illus. frontispiece, 15 pages of b&w photo illus. 

Price: 45.00 CDN
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