SOMERVILLE & ROSS FIRST EDITIONS AT ASH RARE BOOKS

First editions at Ash Rare Books

SOMERVILLE & ROSS FIRST EDITIONS AT
ASH RARE BOOKS
43 HURON ROAD
LONDON SW17 8RE
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: (+44)-(0)20-8672-2263
e-mail: books@ashrare.com


VISITORS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

FIRST EDITIONS OF SOMERVILLE & ROSS

CLICK ON REFRESH/RELOAD TO ENSURE YOU HAVE THE UPDATED VERSION OF THIS PAGE
SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 &

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 & "ROSS, Martin" - [MARTIN, Violet Florence, 1862-1915] : BEGGARS ON HORSEBACK : A RIDING TOUR IN NORTH WALES.

Edinburgh & London : William Blackwood & Sons, 1895. First edition. "Amateur-gipsy tours ... iron endurance, the temper of Mark Tapley, and the will to survive of Robinson Crusoe" (Somerville).
Crown 8vo (193 x 124mm). vi,186 + 32pp advertisements dated June 1895 - the month of publication. Illustrations by Somerville. Bound in an elegant recent half blue morocco, banded and gilt; original cloth upper cover and spine preserved at rear (the primary binding, with the publishers' name given in full at foot of spine); a few minor marks and spots, but a very good copy of an uncommon title. Neat ownership inscription.

250

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 39514 - or simply click on the button

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 &

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 & "ROSS, Martin" - [MARTIN, Violet Florence, 1862-1915] : ALL ON THE IRISH SHORE : IRISH SKETCHES.

London : Longmans, Green & Co., 1903. First edition. Eleven short stories, with illustrations by Somerville.
Crown 8vo (20cm). [viii],274,2pp + [4]pp inserted advertisements. Ten full-page illustrations. Original grey cloth, lettered in black and gilt, with a striking pictorial design by Somerville; very lightly bruised at head, some spotting of edges and text, but otherwise a very good copy.

100

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 41048 - or simply click on the button

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 &

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 & "ROSS, Martin" - [MARTIN, Violet Florence, 1862-1915] : FURTHER EXPERIENCES OF AN IRISH R.M.

London : Longmans, Green & Co., 1908. First edition : in the primary binding, the white cloth band extending across both front and back covers. The second volume of Major Yeates stories - eleven tales, illustrated by Somerville.
Crown 8vo (20cm). viii,(316),(4)pp. Plates. Illustrations. Original pale green cloth, with onlaid white band, lettered in gilt and black; a touch sunned; a few specks; endpapers a little tanned; some spotting, mainly of edges, but a very good and still bright copy.

100

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 40042 - or simply click on the button

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 &

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 & "ROSS, Martin" - [MARTIN, Violet Florence, 1862-1915] : DAN RUSSEL THE FOX : AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF MISS ROWAN.

London : Methuen & Co., (1911). First edition : in the primary binding of orange-brown glazed linen. "In this story, above all others, we have told, faithfully, and with the emotion of enthusiasts, of the sport that we knew and loved" (Edith Somerville).
Crown 8vo (20cm). [viii],340 + (32)pp advertisements dated September 1911 (earlier advertisements are sometimes encountered - dated August or even March 1911, although this appears to be irregular). Original orange-brown cloth, blocked on upper cover and spine with white feathers, lettered across upper cover in black, and across spine in gilt; a few faint marks and spots, but a very good copy still. Small Times Book Club label and date-stamp Nov 18 1911 on rear endpaper.

100

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 38586 - or simply click on the button

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 &

SOMERVILLE, E.OE. (Edith Anna OEnone), 1858-1949 & "ROSS, Martin" - [MARTIN, Violet Florence, 1862-1915] : NOTIONS IN GARRISON.

London : Methuen & Co., (1941). First edition : [one of 2,490 copies]. Somerville on poltergeists, magic, ghosts and much else besides. Illustrations by Somerville.
Foolscap 4to (22cm). (x),(134)pp. Illustrations. Original orange cloth, lettered on spine in black; tiny patches of sunning where the jacket is chipped, but a very good copy in a nicked and chipped dust-jacket, slightly split along flap of upper panel. Hudson p.58. Vaughan p.270.

75

Call us or e-mail us at books@ashrare.com quoting stock number 39636 or simply

Credit Card Logos

Return to Ash Rare Books home page.
Return to First Editions index page.

Designed and 2016 Ash Rare Books
e-mail: books@ashrare.com