A voyage to the South Sea . . . for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in his majesty’s ship the Bounty, commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh. London, George Nicol, 1792 [including] A narrative of the mutiny, on board his majesty’s ship Bounty; and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship’s boat, from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies. Written by Lieutenant William Bligh.
London, George Nicol, 1790.
A satirical Poem. In which are contain’d the humorous Transactions, Speeches, and Behaviour of the Guests who were present at the Ceremony and Entertainment …
London: Printed by W. James … 1732.
SOLVING ‘SUBLIME ASTRONOMICAL PROBLEMBS’ The Doctrine of Eclipses, both solar and lunar; containing short and easy Precepts for computing solar and lunar Eclipses … fully and carefully explained, from the latest Discoveries and Improvements; whereby any Person of a moderate Capacity may be able in a short Time to solve those grand and sublime astronomical Problembs [sic]…
Norwich: printed by J. Crouse, for the Author, and sold by M. Booth … 1782.
Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of Saint Agnes, and Other Poems.
Limited to 500 copies, this no. 419 of 485 copies on Batchelor hand-made paper. The text was based on the edition prepared for the Oxford University Press by H. Buxton Forman, and is set in Caslon Old Face, with initials by Eric Gill, including the initial letters ‘IT’, which had been cut for the Golden Cockerel Press’ edition of Troilus and Criseyde but were never used. Chanticleer comments that this was ‘[a]n almost perfectly-proportioned book, of which the Press is duly proud’.
ETRUSCAN PLACES [LAWRENCE, David Herbert].
Lawrence’s annotated copy of The University Tutorial Series. LIVY: BOOK XXII. Edited by John Thompson … and F. G. Plaistowe …
This was one of Lawrence’s textbooks while he studied at University College, Nottingham, from 1906-1908, to qualify as a school teacher. The first thirty-six books (pages 1-39) are very heavily annotated by Lawrence in pencil, both between the lines and in the margins, with hundreds of translated words and phrases. One blank and one endleaf are covered with vocabulary and grammatical notes. At the beginning Lawrence has drawn a diagram of the city of Rome, and at the end a sketch of the site of the Battle of Lake Trasimene.
‘IT IS ALL ABOUT RELIGION, SEX AND DEATH … AND IT IS A COMIC MASTERPIECE’ THOMAS, Dylan, and Sir Peter Blake, illustrator.
Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices.
De Luxe edition, number 61 of 100 copies with a signed print by Blake. This finely-produced edition was published to mark the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth and celebrates the culmination of over twenty-five years of work by Peter Blake, one of the founding fathers of British Pop Art. The book includes pencil portraits of each of the characters in the cast, watercolours of the dream sequences, and collages and paintings depicting scenes and locations in the fictional village of Llareggub.