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Image for English Odes Selected by Edmund Gosse.

English Odes Selected by Edmund Gosse.

By: GOSSE, EDMUND (ed):

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co. 1889:

Seller ID: 70854


Size 4.0 x 6.25 inches. In white vellum binding with red lettering to spine and front. Top edge gilt. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened with small marks, small holes. Slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Many pages uncut/unopened. A clean and tight copy. 259pp. With b/w frontis with tissue guard. Anthology of English verse. In... View more info

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The Wind in the Willows. With a frontispiece by Graham Robertson.

By: GRAHAME, KENNETH:

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1908 Second (2nd) edition:

Seller ID: 77506


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. In dark green cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration to spine and front. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed, corners a little bumped, spine darkened. Some darkening to endpapers, Neat inscription to front “J.S. from L.P. 1908.” Some light to mild foxing throughout, some pages more darkened, with some handling marks, else pages overall nice and tight throughout. 302pp. With a frontispiece ... View more info

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No More Ghosts. Selected Poems.

By: GRAVES, ROBERT:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber. 1940 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72732


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In cream hard card covers with blue lettering to spine and front. With blue dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Slightly rubbed along top edge with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1943. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 79pp. View more info

Image for An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard. Artists’ Edition.

An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard. Artists’ Edition.

By: GRAY, THOMAS:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London. John Slark. 1888:

Seller ID: 66186


Size 7.25 x 10.5 inches. In dark blue bevelled cloth covers with gilt to spineand decorated front. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 47pp. With b/w engravings. Each page is illustrated with a superb engraving, by various American artists. View more info

Image for The Bear Fell Free. Signed & Limited Numbered Edition. “The Grayson Books” Edited by John Hackney.

The Bear Fell Free. Signed & Limited Numbered Edition. “The Grayson Books” Edited by John Hackney.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £850.00

Publisher: London, Grayson & Grayson, 1935 1st Ltd edition:

Seller ID: 77387


Hardback, 8.75 x 5.75 inches. In grey cloth with gilt decorative lettering and design to front and gilt rose to rear. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Leading edge of front board slightly curled. top page edges darkened. Endpapers darkened. Some mild foxing to endpapers and title page. A couple of light spots to inside pages. Signed by Graham Green and numbered 175/250. Approx 26pp. Illustrated with one full-page b&w pl... View more info

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The Living Room. a Play in Two Acts.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1953 1st edtion.:

Seller ID: 77402


Hardback. 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed Heinemann logo to rear corner. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; edges rubbed, some darkening and marks to rear.) A couple of small rubbing marks to boards. A couple of minor spots to outer edges. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 67pp. View more info

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The Complaisant Lover. a Comedy.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1959 1st edtion.:

Seller ID: 77401


Hardback. 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in navy blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed Heinemann logo to rear corner. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; edges rubbed, spine darkened and faded, some darkening to front and rear. Price clipped.) A couple of small rubbing marks to boards.Bookseller label to front endpaper “Berkelouw”. A couple of minor spots to outer edges. Else inside pages clean and tigh... View more info

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The Lost Childhood. And Other Essays.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1951 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77399


Hardback. Approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Bound in light grey cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Red endpapers. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some darkening, rubbing to edges and small nicks to corners, some marks to rear, in protective sleeve.) Some rubbing to cloth, fading/darkening to edges and a couple of dark marks to spine. Some darkening and spotting to outer page edges, some light foxing else pages very clea... View more info

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The Potting Shed. a Play in Three Acts.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1958 1st edtion.:

Seller ID: 77400


Hardback. 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed along top edges, corners and top end of spine chipped, a couple of small tears to edges and nick to bottom rear edge.) A couple of small marks to front endpaper and first page. Else inside pages clean and tight. A very clean and tight copy. - Graham Greene’s second play. A man seeks to... View more info

Image for Stamboul Train. With Quin Savory on page 77.

Stamboul Train. With Quin Savory on page 77.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM;

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1932 1st edition (1st issue):

Seller ID: 77392


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in black cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed Heinemann logo to rear corner. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Minor marks to rear. Page edges darkened. Front endpaper has previous owners bookplate to front “The Book Society.” Some mild foxing and darkening to outer page edges. Some minor spots to inside pages. Else a very clean & tight copy. - Greene's cla... View more info

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Guesses at Truth By Two Brothers.

By: HARE, Augustus & Julius:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. 1866:

Seller ID: 79708


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Fine polished full maroon morocco leather binding, raised banding to spine, gilt lettering and decoration, gilt decorative paneled boards, with personalized gilt monogram to front. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Beautiful leather binding with initialed monogram to front “O.C.W.” with presentation inscription to front endpaper “Carolo Richardson...” Binders stamp to front edge “Bound by Holloway.”... View more info

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Work in Hand. The New Hogarth Library, Vol.VI.

By: HODGE, ALAN / CAMERON, NORMAN / GRAVES, ROBERT:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Hogarth Press. London. 1942 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67767


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with maroon lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Small ink stain to front. Not price clipped). Neat pencil inscriptions to front endpaper, dated 1942. Else a clean and tight copy. 64pp. Collection of poems. Authors’ Note states “These three small books are published under a single cover for economy and friendship”. View more info

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Thomas Hood, Selected Poems Edited by Clifford Dyment.

By: HOOD / DYMENT, CLIFFORD (ed):

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Grey Walls Press. 1948 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72653


Size 5.05 x 7.75 inches. In decorated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. A clean and tight copy. 64pp. Sixteen poems by Thomas Hood. Includes Eugene Aram and Song of the Shirt. View more info

Image for The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels. With a biographical and critical introduction. Illustrated with reproduction of the original steel engravings by Leech and Cruikshank. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels. With a biographical and critical introduction. Illustrated with reproduction of the original steel engravings by Leech and Cruikshank. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

By: INGOLDSBY, THOMAS: BETTANY, G. T.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., 1889:

Seller ID: 80298


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and blocked design on front and spine in ‘quarter-bound’ style, with pebbled effect on spine and corners. Decorative patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers slightly darkened. Some minor foxing spots and darkening to title and last pages, some minor spots to outer edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 426pp. Illustrated with ... View more info

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Atlantic Fury.

By: INNES, HAMMOND:

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Collins, London. 1962 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 54592


Bound in original green cloth. With Dustwrapper In good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; small tears to edges and slightly rubbed at corners). Not price clipped. Inside clean and tight. No inscriptions or other marks. 318pp, With b/w maps to endpapers. The story of a mysterious island called Laerg. A curious mission sends Donald Ross to the Hebrides to meet a Major Braddock. "Braddock" is Donald's brother - who was assumed to be dead - now living a new... View more info

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Come In Number One, Your Time Is Up - A Business Entertainment.

By: JEWELL, DEREK:

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Macmillan. London. 1971 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 56285


Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded and covers part faded. Rubbed around edges with chips and small tears. Not price clipped). Slight lean and slight rubbing at ends of spine. Small inscription on front endpaper. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 351pp. Modern first edition. The Prospero Group is in touble. It has become flabby and unwieldy, the dynam... View more info

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The Poetical Works of John Wilmot. Earl of Rochester. Limited edition.

By: JOHNS, QUILTER (ed):

Price: £27.00

Publisher: The Haworth Press. 1933 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70883


Size 6.5 x 10.25 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to maroon morocco title label on spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped. Small marks to boards. Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpepr. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. The poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, with a brief life. John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1 April 1647 – 26 July 1680), was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Res... View more info

Image for These Also. An Anthology arranged by M.M.Johnson. With an Introduction by Walter de la Mare.

These Also. An Anthology arranged by M.M.Johnson. With an Introduction by Walter de la Mare.

By: JOHNSON, M.M. (ed):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 1945 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72780


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly darkened. Slightly rubbed and creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Slight lean. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Letter loose in front. Else a clean and tight copy. 248pp. Anthology of extracts from various authors, some familiar, some less well known. View more info

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The Rambler. In Four Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

By: JOHNSON, SAMUEL:

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, A. Millar, Rivington, Newberry &c &c... 1761:

Seller ID: 78905


4 vols. Hardbacks, 7 x 4 inches. In speckled full calf leather binding. Raised and gilt banding to spine, light brown morocco leather title labels, and gilt decoration and numbering to spines. Decorative edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. A couple of minor marks to boards. Lacks spine label on vol.1, labels on vols.2&3 half chipped, also hinges slightly cracked on vols.2&3. Some minor darkening to endpapers. ... View more info

Image for The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. With Eight Illustrations in Colour by Katharine Cameron.

The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. With Eight Illustrations in Colour by Katharine Cameron.

By: KINGSLEY, CHARLES:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, T. C. and E. C. Jack, Ltd. n.d. ca 1925:

Seller ID: 79953


Hardback, Size 8.5 x 6.5 inches. In olive green cloth covers with black lettering and decoration and colour plate pasted to front. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor handling to cloth, small nick to top board edges, minor mark to spine. Endpapers darkened, bookplate to front, neat inscription to ‘half-title’ page “Susan, with love from uncle Reggie, 29.7.25.” Inside pages very clean and tight. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a... View more info