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Image for Powys to Knight. The letters of John Cowper Powys to G. R. Wilson Knight. SIGNED.

Powys to Knight. The letters of John Cowper Powys to G. R. Wilson Knight. SIGNED.

By: POWYS, John Cowper; KNIGHT, Wilson; BLACKMORE, Robert;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London. Cecil Woolf. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76455


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped, slight crease top edge.). Neat ownerslabel ans small mark to front endpaper. Signed by editor on title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs. Fifty letters written from John Cowper Powys sixty-fifth to his ninetieth year, 1937-1... View more info

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Still The Joy Of It.

By: POWYS, Littleton C.;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. Macdonald. 1956 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76499


Size approx 9 x 5.5 ins. Hardback bound in grey cloth with red and gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine slightly faded and darkened, small tear top rear edge.) Else a very clean and tight copy. Loose newspaper clipping relating to ‘Powys family home’ tipped in front. 286pp. View more info

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Black Laughter.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bristol. Redcliffe. 1983 1st thus edition.:

Seller ID: 76439


Hardback. Size 7.5 x 5 inches. In black cloth covers with silver lettering to spine and in original dustwrapper. In near fine conditionwith near fine dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve. Not price clipped.) Neat owners label to frontendpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 222pp. Novel set in Africa. View more info

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The Wordsworths in Dorset. Introduction by Malcolm Elwin.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Garden Press/ INCA Books 1972. LIMITED EDITION (600).:

Seller ID: 76469


Tall oblong 8vo. (Approx 10 x 9 ins.) Olive grey cloth with black lettering to front. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW a couple of minor marks and some rubbing.) Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Title-page, limitation page, introduction, essay 7 pp. Essay by L. Powys. Not included in ‘Dorset Essays’. View more info

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Black Laughter.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London. Grant Richards Ltd. 1925 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69706


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In orange cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Slight lean. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 224pp. Novel set in Africa. View more info

Image for The Market Bell. Edited with notes by Ian Robinson assisted by Elaine Mencher. With an Afterword by J. Lawrence Mitchell. Limited Numbered Edition.

The Market Bell. Edited with notes by Ian Robinson assisted by Elaine Mencher. With an Afterword by J. Lawrence Mitchell. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: POWYS, T. F.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Doncaster Brynmill 1991 1st LTD edition:

Seller ID: 76441


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In near fine condition. Neat owners label to front endpaper. Limited edition hand-numbered 33/200. Bound by Cederic Chivers Ltd, Bristol. 322pp. View more info

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Fables. With Four Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. Signed.

By: POWYS, T. F.;

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London. Chatto & Windus. 1929 1st Ltd. Edition.:

Seller ID: 76475


Tall 8vo. (9x6 ins.) Green cloth bound hardback. Beveled boards. Gilt lettered leather label to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine faded, some minor rubbing to label. couple of small marks and bumped corners on cloth. Bookplate to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. Signed by author and numbered 679/750 at rear. Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. 275 pp. Pages rough-cut. View more info

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Kindness in a Corner. With title vignette by Gilbert Spenser.

By: POWYS, T. F:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London. Chatto & Windus. 1930 1st ltd edition:

Seller ID: 76476


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 6 ins. Half bound with blue cloth to spine and patterned paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to ends of spine and corners. Owners bookplate to front. Pages rough cut. Signed by author and numbered 40/200. A very clean and tight copy. 254pp. Title vignette by Gilbert Spenser. View more info

Image for Two Stories. ‘Come and Dine’ and ‘Tadnol’. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Edited by Peter Riley. Review Copy.

Two Stories. ‘Come and Dine’ and ‘Tadnol’. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Edited by Peter Riley. Review Copy.

By: POWYS, THEODORE FRANCIS:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hastings. R. A. Brimmell. 1967 1st Ltd Ed.:

Seller ID: 80239


Hardback. 8.5 x 5.5 ins. In blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. In near fine condition. Slightly faded at spine. Stamp to title page “Review Copy.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 71pp. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With a Proem by Austin Dobson.

By: RACKHAM, A.: CARROLL, LEWIS:

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, (1907) 1st. ed.:

Seller ID: 80514


Hardback, Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with green lettering to front and spine, and gilt “Griffon and Mock-Turtle” design to front. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Spine darkened and covers faded around edges. Some minor handling marks to cloth. Some rubbing to edges and corners with a couple of small chips to top. Some light foxing to endpapers with “Jarrolds” embossed bookseller stamp to top corner. Plates cle... View more info

Image for The Haunted Castle A Study of the Elements of English Romanticism.

The Haunted Castle A Study of the Elements of English Romanticism.

By: RAILO, Eino;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York Humanities Press 1964:

Seller ID: 75846


Approx 9 x 6 inches. In dark grey cloth covers with black and gilt printed spine label. Top page edges coloured. In very good condition. corners slightly bumped/rubbed. Inside very clean and tight throughout. With clear plastic dust wrapper. 388pp. With 8 b&w plates. View more info

Image for Billy Bunter Afloat. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

Billy Bunter Afloat. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

By: RICHARDS, FRANK:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company. 1957 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77368


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In original green cloth covers with red lettering to spine and front. With original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, some rubbing to edges and fading to spine. Numbered ‘21’ on spine.) Covers very good, Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. - Billy Bunter steals a hamper and permission to use a boat. The true owners try to recover it. 223pp. Colour frontis &... View more info

Image for Bunter The Bad Lad. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

Bunter The Bad Lad. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

By: RICHARDS, FRANK:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, 1960 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77371


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with yellow lettering to spine and front. With original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, slight darkening/rubbing to edges, chipped at top of spine, numbered “26”.) Covers very good, cloth slightly faded at ends of spine under jacket. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 217pp. Colour frontis & b/w illustrations by C.H. CHAPMAN. View more info

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The Banishing of Billy Bunter. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

By: RICHARDS, FRANK:

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, 1956 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77366


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In original red cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, some rubbing and darkening to edges, corners slightly nicked. Numbered ‘19’ on spine.) Covers very good, Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. - Billy Bunter is unjustly expelled from Greyfriars, but refuses to leave! 223pp. Illustrated with b&am... View more info

Image for Is Modern Marriage A Failure? A Debate. With an introduction by Margaret Moran. Limited Numbered Edition.

Is Modern Marriage A Failure? A Debate. With an introduction by Margaret Moran. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: RUSSELL, Bertrand; POWYS, John Cowper;

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Norfolk. Warren House Press. 1983 1st Ltd UK Edition:

Seller ID: 76501


Hardback. Demy 8vo. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In red cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve.) Owners bookplate and label to front endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. Numbered 116/200. 36pp. View more info

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Kenilworth

By: SCOTT, SIR WALTER:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1897:

Seller ID: 78732


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Full tree calf leather binding; Brown leather spine label lettered in gilt, extensive gilt decoration and raised banding to spine. Gilt decoration to board edges, and blind inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corner bumped and slightly chipped on front edges. Some rubbing to edges. Small chip to leather on inner bottom edge of front board. Some light spotting to endpapers, Neat inscription to front “R... View more info

Image for Waverley Novels. Complete in 48 Volumes.

Waverley Novels. Complete in 48 Volumes.

By: SCOTT, WALTER:

Price: £325.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, A. & C. Black, 1861:

Seller ID: 78859


48 volumes. Hardbacks, Demy 8vo. approx 6.5 x 4 inches. Quarter bound in dark green morocco leather to spines and corners and marbled paper boards. Gilt lettering, raised banding and gilt decoration to spines. MArbled page edges and endpapers. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to corners and edges, some minor rubbing to boards. Slight darkening to spines. Some small spots and handling marks to pages else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. AN EXCELLENT ... View more info

Image for The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel De Foe With Prefaces and Notes, Including those attributed to Sir Walter Scott. In Seven Volumes.

The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel De Foe With Prefaces and Notes, Including those attributed to Sir Walter Scott. In Seven Volumes.

By: SCOTT: DEFOE:

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons, 1887:

Seller ID: 79768


7 volumes. Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Quarter bound red calf leather and marbled paper boards. Twin green leather spine labels lettered in gilt, raised banding and gilt decorations. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Fine binding by “H. Wood.” In very good conditions. Spines are faded and darkend, small split to top of spine vol.1. Some rubbing to edges. Boards remain clean and bright. Bookplate to endpapers “Edward Brodie Hoare.” Some light f... View more info

Image for The Handy-Volume Shakspeare. Complete in 13 Volumes, with Box-Case.

The Handy-Volume Shakspeare. Complete in 13 Volumes, with Box-Case.

By: SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury Agnew & Co. (n.d.) ca. 1880:

Seller ID: 79570


13 volumes. Hardback, ‘pocket’ size; approx 5 x 3 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering and decoration to spines and blind-paneled front boards. In dark green cloth covered hard box case, with gilt lettering and blind-decorative paneling to top flap, leather vignette labe lto front of box “Oxford Local Examination, Truro.” Paper title-list to inside flap. In very good conditions. With very good box case; rubbed and darkened with a... View more info

The Complete Works in 40 Volumes. Miniature Set. On Wooden Presentation Shelf.

By: SHAKESPEARE, William;

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London Allied Newspapers ca1932 1st thus:

Seller ID: 80542


40 volumes. Approx 2 vx 1.5 inches. In black cloth covers with printed green lettering and design to spines. Rounded corners. Decorative endpapers. In good condition with very good case/shelf. (3 teir, with leant back shelves., some rubbing to ends/feet.) Miniatures very good, cloths a little darkened, lettering darkened/faded, some rubbing to ends of spines/corners. Some minor darkening/handling marks to pages. Else a clean and tight set. Illustrated each with frontis i... View more info