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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

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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

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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

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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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Traffics and Discoveries. Leather Pocket Edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Macmillan & Co. 1924 repr:

Seller ID: 79086


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. In red calf leather binding with gilt lettering & decoration to spine and gilt elephant head medallion to front. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Spine slightly faded. A couple of minor marks to boards. Some darkening to endpapers, Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 393pp. Collection of stories by Kipling. 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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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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Poems 1943-1947.

By: LEWIS, C.DAY:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Johnathan Cape. London. 1948 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65247


8vo. In blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips. Handling marks. Price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1948. Else a clean and tight copy. 93pp. The poems are on a personal or biographical theme, the creative process and tributes to other poets. View more info

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Word Over All.

By: LEWIS, C.DAY:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London. Jonathan Cape. 1945 4th imp.:

Seller ID: 70861


Size 5.75 x 8.0 inches. In light brown cloth covers with red lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Slightly rubbed along edges with a couple one small tear. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 52pp. Collection of poems by C.Day Lewis. Includes poems from ‘Poems in Wartime’. View more info

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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

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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

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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