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First Editions of the Works of Esteemed Authors and Book Illustrators of the XIXth Century / Association Books and Mss. / Sports and Pastimes [Catalogue No. 338]

By: Maggs Bros.

Price: NZ$34.80

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9558

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Wrappers worn with many tears. Spine glue perished. Frontispiece and title leaf detached and loose. Some marginalia.; 280 pages + frontispiece. Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 215 x 163mm. This catalogue features "A Great Shelley Discovery" (Number 1196, £350), being a first edition of Shelley's "Adonais" (Pisa, 1821) with an original drawing which was intended to be engraved for use as the frontispiece, and with Shelley's manuscript directions to this end written on it. View more info

Voyages and Travel. Vol. 4. Parts V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X (All Titled "Australia and the Pacific") and Vol. 6 Part X (Titled "Australasia") . 7 Catalogues.

By: Maggs Bros.

Price: NZ$362.50

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003496

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


7 catalogues bound in one volume. Pp. (217) - 674, (481) - 524 + plates. Green boards with brown leather spine. The catalogues are Nos. 795, 807, 821, 836, 856, 878 and 945. Original front and rear card wrappers bound in. Owner's signature. Some underlining and markings. ; 8vo View more info

The Novel from Antiquity to the Present Day. Catalogue 621

By: Maggs Bros.

Price: NZ$53.65

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002372

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


215 pages. 684 items. Illustrated. Obiturary notice for Benjamin Maggs (1862-1935) tipped in. Some rubbing to wrappers. Contents: The Romance in Antiquity; Fable books; Mediaeval Legends and Stories; Romances of Chivalry; The Novel in English; The Novel in Spain and Portugal; The Novel in Italy and France; The Novel in the Orient; Index of Authors. ; ; 8vo View more info

Rare Books and Manuscripts: a Selection of Important Items from Various Departments. Catalogue 861

By: Maggs Bros.

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002371

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


"Issued on the occasion of the visit of the Grolier Club of New York to England". 145 pages + plates. 117 items. Some rubbing and edge wear to wrappers. Contents: Autograph Letters and Documents; Architecture; Bibles; Bindings; Colour Plates; English Literature; First Editions; Incunabula; Manuscripts; Music; Natural History; Private Presses; Science; Voyages and Travels; Addenda. ; ; 8vo View more info

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Maggs - Catalogue 1312 - Botany

By: [Maggs Bros]

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros: (2001)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19647

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Antiquarian bookseller's catalogue. [120] pages. Page dimensions: 210 x 137mm. 894 items, totalling £347,600. Includes an interesting three page "Afterword" making comparisons between this catalogue and a 1970 catalogue on Botany prepared by the same cataloguer, and looking at how some of the high spot titles from the 1970 catalogue have since performed at auction. View more info

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Maggs - Catalogue 1274 - Summer 1999 - Modern Literature

By: [Maggs Bros]

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19648

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Some marginalia.; Antiquarian bookseller's catalogue. [160] pages. Printed thin card covers. Page dimensions: 215 x 140mm. 448 items. Some illustrations. View more info