Pocahontas, Little Wanton: myth, life and afterlife.
[London], Quaritch, 2007.
Pocahontas – meaning ‘Little Wanton’ or playful one – is famous for something she may or may not have done four hundred years ago: rescue the English colonist John Smith from execution by her father, Powhatan, the Indian paramount chief of the Virginia area. Pocahontas, Little Wanton investigates...
SCOTT, Kathleen L., intro.
The Mirroure of the Worlde. MS Bodley 283 (England c. 1470-1480). The Physical Composition, Decoration...
The Roxburghe Club, 1980.
Contains a partial facsimile reproduction of a little-known manuscript (Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 283) containing illustrations by an outstanding pen artist associated with William Caxton in another manuscript. Kathleen Scott’s extensive introduction, which discusses the physical characteristics...
SMITH, Alan G.R., ed. with an introduction by.
The Last Years of Mary Queen of Scots. Documents from the Cecil Papers at Hatfield House.
The Roxburghe Club, 1990.
This volume draws on the great collection of Cecil Papers at Hatfield House to present, in a sequence of some forty selected documents, a startlingly immediate narrative of the intrigue and drama that inform the last act of the Scots Queen’s tragedy. The documents have been edited by Dr Alan G. R....
Jacques-Charles Brunet, Le Grand Bibliographe. A guide to the books he wrote, compiled, and edited and to the...
[London], Quaritch, 2007.
As an undergraduate in Brown University Roger Stoddard operated a second-hand bookshop from his dormitory room, issuing modest catalogues while working for Goodspeed’s Book Shop in the summer months. From 1958 until 1961 he assisted William Jackson, Librarian of the Houghton Library, and from 1961...
[THE BOOK COLLECTOR.]
A special Number to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Bernard Quaritch Ltd.
The Book Collector, 1997.
A collection of essays together recounting the history of Bernard Quaritch Ltd, published by The Book Collector to commemorate the firm’s sesquicentenary in 1997.
VOLTAIRE. FLOWER, Desmond, ed.
Thérèse, a fragment.
The Roxburghe Club, 1981.
Edited with an introduction by Desmond Flower. The Roxburghe Club, 1981. A facsimile reproduction, with transcription, of the eight pages of autograph manuscript which are all that survive of Therèse, a play written when Voltaire was nearing the height of his powers. Desmond Flower’s introduction...
WILLIAMS, Franklin B., ed., with introduction and transcript by.
The Gardyners Passetaunce (c. 1512). With notes on the two unique...
The Roxburghe Club, 1985.
The book contains notes on the two unique editions in Westminster Abbey Library, descriptions of the bindings in which they were preserved, and the other items found in these bindings by Howard M. Nixon. I t has an image of a bust of Henry VIII by Torrigiani as frontispiece, facsimiles of the Pynson...
YOUNG, Donald, ed., with a biographical commentary by.
The Search for the Source of the Nile. With a preface by Quentin Keynes.
The Roxburghe Club, 1999.
Correspondence between Captain Richard Burton, Captain John Speke and others, from Burton’s unpublished East African Letter Book; together with other related letters and papers in the collection of Quentin Keynes, now printed for the first time. The letters selected for this collection, spanning...