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Image for The Rambler. In Four Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

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

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Dubliners. With an introduction by Joseph McMinn.

By: JOYCE, JAMES:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton. 1992 1st thus:

Seller ID: 66034


Size 6.75 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 194pp. With b/w period photographs. James Joyce’s collection of short stories of Dublin people with period photographs. 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

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Hereward The Wake. ‘Last of The English’.

By: KINGSLEY, Charles;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. 1907 3rd:

Seller ID: 74437


Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. In decorative leather binding (full tree calf) with gilt decoration to spine and board edges. “Wilson’s Grammar School” in gilt to front. Raised banding and red title label to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edging. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges, particularly edges of spine at hinges and corners. Original Bookseller stamp “Bickers & Son” to front endpaper. Inside pages clean and tight. A very... View more info

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Two Years Ago. In Three Volumes.

By: KINGSLEY, REV.CHARLES:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Cambridge. 1857 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74635


3 vols. Approx 5 x 7.5 inches. In full calf leather bindings with highly decorative gilt edging to boards, gilt decoration and lettering to spines, two leather morrocco spine labels each, raised banding, marbled endpapers and page edging. In very good conditions. Some minor marks to boards, light rubbing to edges and corners. Spines rubbed nr bottom. Inside owners label to front endpapers. Else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 304, 280, & 315pp. View more info

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Limits and Renewals

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1932 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77636


Hardback, Size 8 x 5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt elephant head medallion to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Top edge gilt. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened and rubbed at ends with small chips, small tears to corners and larger tear to rear side). Slight fading to edges of cloth, Slight darkening to endpapers, else a very clean and tight copy. --- Collection of stories and ... View more info

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Soldiers Three. The Story of the Gadsbys. In Black and White. Macmillan Pocket Edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan. 1926:

Seller ID: 77816


Size 7 x 4.5 inches. In maroon full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and gilt embossed elephant head to front. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine faded. Else a very clean and tight copy. 353pp. With b/w full-page illustrations. View more info

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Just So Stories. For Little Children. Illustrated by the Author. Pocket edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1937 repr:

Seller ID: 80322


Size approx 7 x 5 inches. In maroon full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and gilt elephant head to front. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened, chipped at ends of spine, small tears and rubbing to edges. In protective sleeve.) Else a very clean and tight copy. 229pp. With full page b&w illustrations, and chapter headings and letterpieces. View more info

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Puck of Pook’s Hill. Macmillan Pocket Edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., 1937:

Seller ID: 80323


Size approx 7 x 5 inches. In maroon full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and gilt embossed elephant head to front. Top edge gilt. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW soma darkening, edges rubbed, chipped at ends of spine, in protective sleeve.) Top end of spine rubbed/chipped. Neat pencil inscription to front endpapers, else a clean and tight copy. 306pp. With b/w full-page illustrations. View more info

Image for The Man Who Died. With illustrations drawn and engraved on the wood by John Farleigh. Arranged by J.H. Mason. Printed by W. Lewis at Cambridge

The Man Who Died. With illustrations drawn and engraved on the wood by John Farleigh. Arranged by J.H. Mason. Printed by W. Lewis at Cambridge

By: LAWRENCE, D. H.: FARLEIGH, John:

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann. 1935 1st:

Seller ID: 79807


Hardback, 11 x 8 inches. 4to. Half bound in marbled paper covered boards, beige cloth spine with gilt lettering. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; some darkening. Edges rubbed. Not price clipped). Endpapers darkened and foxed, bookseller label “Martin A.McGoff, Liverpool” to front. Foxing to title pages, some light foxing to inside pages else a clean and tight copy. 65pp. With b&w and red woodcut illustrations by Joh... View more info

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The Virgin & the Gipsy.

By: LAWRENCE, D.H.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Martin Secker. 1930 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 64006


8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Large piece missing from lower spine. Pieces missing from corners. Chips and tears to edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slightly browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 192pp. Publisher’s note near front states; “This novel lacks the author’s final revision and has been printed from the manuscript exactly as it stands”. View more info

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Literary Dorset.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Comp. 1990 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 69959


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed and creased at top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192 pp. With b/w photographs. An encyclopedia of Dorset Towns and Villages and the writers, with short biographies, that lived there or were associated with them. William Barnes, Thomas Hardy, Kenneth Allsop, Frederick Treves, Alfred Russel Walla... View more info

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Beyond Personality The Christian Idea of God

By: LEWIS, C. S.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1944 1st:

Seller ID: 80197


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Cream cloth covers with blue lettering to spine. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap (DW spine darkened, some foxing spots, top edge rubbed with small nick to top rear edge. In protective sleeve.) Partial darkening to front endpaper with neat inscription dated 1944. Inside pages all clean and tight, Else a very clean and tight copy. 64pp. View more info

Image for The Works of Lord Byron. In Five Volumes.

The Works of Lord Byron. In Five Volumes.

By: LORD BYRON:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1823:

Seller ID: 78901


5 vols. Hardback, 6.5 x 4 inches. In full calf leather bindings with twin light brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt, raised banding and gilt decoration to spines; gilt line edging and blind embossed decoration to boards, with gilt inner dentelles. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. A couple of minor dark spots to boards. Small chip to top spine label on vol.2. Prev. owners stamps to front endpapers ̶... View more info

Image for The Works of Lord Byron. With His Letters and Journals, and His Life by Thomas Moore, Esq. In Seventeen Volumes.

The Works of Lord Byron. With His Letters and Journals, and His Life by Thomas Moore, Esq. In Seventeen Volumes.

By: LORD BYRON:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1832-33:

Seller ID: 80396


17 volumes. Hardback, pocket size, approx 6.5 x 4.5 inches. Quarter bound in dark maroon calf leather and decorative floral-patterned green silk-cloth covered boards. Light and dark brown leather spine labels, with raised and gilt banding to spines. Marbled edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges, corners with some bumps and chips to leather. Small nick/chip to edge of leather on front board of vol.1. Some minor darkening to cloths. ... View more info

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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed the Edinburgh Review. New Edition.

By: LORD MACAULAY:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1872:

Seller ID: 79783


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. In full red morocco leather binding by “Riviere;” with gilt panelled boards, gilt decorative line and raised banding to spine, with gilt decoration and lettering. All pages edges gilt, with gilt dentelles to boards and marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and rear board, some slight fading to spine, else cover clean and bright. Binders stamp to verso corner of endpaper. Neat inscription opposite “... View more info

Image for Essays, Historical and Literary From the Edinburgh Review. With a biographical introduction by the editor, portraits and other illustrations. Second Edition. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

Essays, Historical and Literary From the Edinburgh Review. With a biographical introduction by the editor, portraits and other illustrations. Second Edition. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

By: LORD MACAULAY: BETTANY, G.T.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co., ca1890 2nd:

Seller ID: 80293


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Brown 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 fading to cloth and some rubbing to corners and edges. Endpapers darkened. Some minor foxing to frontis plate else a very clean and tight copy. 487pp. B&W portraits and other illustrations View more info

Image for Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome New Imression. Popular Edition.

Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome New Imression. Popular Edition.

By: MACAULAY, LORD:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1899:

Seller ID: 79074


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In Quarter-Bound light brown calf Leather binding, marbled boards, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, with black lettered spine label, marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good near fine condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Some minor darkening to spine and edges. Some minor rubbing to boards. A couple of minor spots to endpapers, binders stamp to front “A.A. Denny, Strand.” A couple of minor handling ma... View more info

Image for The Prince. Reprinted from the translation by Edward Dacres, published in 1640. With an introduction by W.E.C.Baynes. Limited edition.

The Prince. Reprinted from the translation by Edward Dacres, published in 1640. With an introduction by W.E.C.Baynes. Limited edition.

By: MACHIAVELLI, NICCOLO:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London. At the De La More Press. 1929 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 70884


Size 6.75 x 9.5 inches. In white hard card boards with paper title labels to black cloth spine and front. Top edge gilt. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened with small tears and small pieces missing. Small marks. Slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to title labels, edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. Wit... View more info

Image for Welsh Ambassadors. (Powys Lives and Letters).

Welsh Ambassadors. (Powys Lives and Letters).

By: MARLOW, Louis;

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1936 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76486


Hardback. Approx 8.5 x 6 ins. In red cloth with black lettering to spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened and faded at spine and top edges, nick to top of spine, in protective sleeve.) Cloth faded at ends of spine. Bookplate to front. Else a very clean and tight copy. 281pp. 12 b&w plates plus frontis. View more info