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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 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 Hero and Leander. A poem begunne by Christopher Marlowe and finished by George Chapman. Limited edition.

Hero and Leander. A poem begunne by Christopher Marlowe and finished by George Chapman. Limited edition.

By: MARLOWE, CHRISTOPHER / CHAPMAN, GEORGE:

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London. Joseph M.Dent. 1909 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 70886


Size 6.25 x 8.5 inches. In vellum covers hard card board with gilt to light brown leather spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Boards slightly discoloured and warped. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 103pp. With some red decoration. Marlowe had completed the two opening Sestyads before his death and ‘about a hundred lines of the third’. The work was completed by George Chapman. ... View more info

Image for Masterman Ready. Or, The Wreck of the Pacific. With original illustrations.

Masterman Ready. Or, The Wreck of the Pacific. With original illustrations.

By: MARRYAT, CAPTAIN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co., nd ca1918:

Seller ID: 78930


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Brown textured cloth with decorative gilt lettering and coloured pictorial design to front and spine. Beveled edges. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Endpapers darkened, neat inscription to front “Harold Turner 1918.” Some minor handling marks else pages very clean and tight throughout. 334pp. With Illustrated chapter vignettes, small illustrations within text and full-page plates. As a writer of sea s... View more info

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Eggs and Baker. or The Days of Trial.

By: MASEFIELD, JOHN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: William Heinemann. London. 1936 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 61257


8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. Blue endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips at ends. Slight browning. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 298pp. Novel by the Poet Laureate. View more info

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Selected Poems. Signed limited edition.

By: MASEFIELD, JOHN:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: Wiliam heinemann, Ltd. 1922:

Seller ID: 73082


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In white hard card covers with gilt to vellum spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed. Handling marks. Author’s signature to limited edition. Else a clean and tight copy. 245pp. With portrait frontis. Collection of Poems by John Masefield. limited edition of 530 of which this is No.386. View more info

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The Hollowed-Out Elder Stalk. John Cowper Powys as Poet.

By: MATHIAS, Roland; POWYS, John Cowper;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Enitharmon Press. 1979 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76459


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt to spine. In original dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW Price clipped, label mark to front and rear corner.) Else a very clean tight copy. 158pp. View more info

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Vittoria. Two Volumes. Surrey edition.

By: MEREDITH, GEORGE:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Times Book Club. 1912 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 57758


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Ex library copies. In very good condition. Spines slightly darkened with slight chips and small tears to tops. Corners slightly bumped. Labels from Seafarers’ Education Service on front endpapers. With a few stamps at rear, and some minor foxing. Else clean and tight copies. 320, 309pp. With b/w frontis and tissue guards. Published in 1867, this is the sequel to Sandra Belloni. It is a most vivid account... View more info

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The Amazing Marriage. 2 volumes.

By: MEREDITH, GEORGE:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable and Co. 1895:

Seller ID: 58335


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spines slightly darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Slight part fading to covers. Occasional foxing spots throughout. Else clean and tight copies. 270, 282pp. View more info

Image for Diana of the Crossways. A Novel.

Diana of the Crossways. A Novel.

By: MEREDITH, GEORGE:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Chapman and Hall. 1885 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 58336


In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Small marks to covers. Owner’s inscription in pencil on half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 398pp. An account of an intelligent and forceful woman trapped in a miserable marriage and was prompted by Meredith's friendship with society beauty and author Caroline Norton. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works With Notes of Various Authors; and with some account of the life and writings of Milton, derived principally from original documants in Her Majesty’s State-Paper Office. By the late Henry John Todd, M.A. Fifth Edition. In Four volumes.

The Poetical Works With Notes of Various Authors; and with some account of the life and writings of Milton, derived principally from original documants in Her Majesty’s State-Paper Office. By the late Henry John Todd, M.A. Fifth Edition. In Four volumes.

By: MILTON, JOHN:

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons, Longman, Simpkin &c &c., 1852:

Seller ID: 78896


4 vols. 8vo. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In brown full calf leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering to spine on black and maroon morocco title labels, gilt paneled boards and edge dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges, Spines slightly darkened. Some minor rubbing marks to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Georgio Darrock, 1862.” Binders stamp to bottom edge “Nutt & Son... View more info

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Master Mariner - Book 1 - Running Proud.

By: MONSARRAT, NICHOLAS:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company. London. 1978. 1st ed, 2nd imp.:

Seller ID: 54933


Black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed at top edge. Price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. 524pp. Ills. with b/w maps and line drawings. This is the story of Matthew Lawe, whose spectacular act of cowardice in the midst of Drake’s defeat of the Spanish Armada brought upon him a wild witch’s curse that he stay on earth until his guilt was purged... View more info

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The Spectator. A New Edition, reproducing the original text, both as first issued and as corrected by its authors.

By: MORLEY, Henry;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, London. 1888:

Seller ID: 74844


Size 5.5 x 8 inches. Half bound in calf leather and marbled paper covered boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Spine slightly faded with fading to rear edge. Paper slightly chipped to board at leading edge. A couple of light foxing spots to title else Inside pages clean and tight throughout. 919pp. With title portrait vignette. View more info

Image for THE STRAND MAGAZINE. An Illustrated Monthly. Vol. XII (12) July - December 1896. With: A.CONAN DOYLE: Rodney Stone. (Chaps.1 - 10)

THE STRAND MAGAZINE. An Illustrated Monthly. Vol. XII (12) July - December 1896. With: A.CONAN DOYLE: Rodney Stone. (Chaps.1 - 10)

By: NEWNES, George;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London George Newnes 1896:

Seller ID: 77100


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 7 inches. In beveled edge blue cloth covers, pictorial design to front, and decorative gilt lettering to spine. Red speckled page edging. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped/rubbed with some minor rubbing to ends of spine. Some slight darkening/handling marks to cloth. Neat owners label to half-title pg. Some mild foxing to frontis verso. Cracked between endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. Contents include: Ad... View more info

Image for Cider, A Poem. In Two Books. With Notes, Provincial, Historical, and Classical.

Cider, A Poem. In Two Books. With Notes, Provincial, Historical, and Classical.

By: PHILIPS, JOHN;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, George Stafford, 1791:

Seller ID: 77867


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 ins. Full tree calf leather binding, red leather spine label lettered in gilt, gilt banding to spine. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Extremities a little rubbed ,corners bumped .Hinges cracked. Endpapers slightly darkened around edges. Bokplate to front “John L. Marks, ‘Chippendale’, Earlswood.” Loose handwritten note in front. Some minor handling marks to pages and a couple of neat pencil notations. Else a very clean a... View more info

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The Spinners. A Novel.

By: PHILLPOTTS, EDEN:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: William Heinemann. 1918 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73857


Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In grey cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Edges slightly bumped. Mild foxing and slight browning to edges. Else clean and tight copy. 403pp. Novel set in Dorset. A miller’s son seduces and abandons Sabina, a spinner. The story is in two parts, the first is Sabina’s story, the second her bastard son’s. View more info

Image for The Widow Garland. A Novel.

The Widow Garland. A Novel.

By: PHILLPOTTS, EDEN:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Hutchinson. 1955 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73858


Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed and marked with piece missing. Handling and other small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 248pp. Novel developed from a radio play. View more info

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Folly and Fresh Air.

By: PHILLPOTTS, EDEN:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London. Trischler and Co. 1891 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73859


Size 5.0 x 7.25 inches. In green cloth covers with maroon lettering and decor to spine and front. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Slight lean. Spine slightly marked. Handling and other small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Bookseller’s old label to back endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 293pp. Stories based in Dartmoor about a holiday taken in &... View more info

Image for Maiden Castle. The First Full Authoritative Edition. Introduction by Ian Hughes.

Maiden Castle. The First Full Authoritative Edition. Introduction by Ian Hughes.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff. University of Wales. 1990 complete edition:

Seller ID: 76445


Hardback. Size 9.5 x 6.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, in original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 484pp. View more info