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

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 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

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A Free Translation. Signed copy. 2nd impression.

By: RAINE, CRAIG:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Salamander Press. Edinburgh. 1981 2nd imp.:

Seller ID: 65881


5.75” x 8.5”. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Author’s signature to main title page. A very clean and tight copy. 29pp. Poems. View more info

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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

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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

Image for Just Like Bunter Illustrations by C. H. Chapman.

Just Like Bunter Illustrations by C. H. Chapman.

By: RICHARDS, FRANK:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, 1963 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77379


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In brown 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 minor rubbing to edges, spine faded, numbered “34”.) Covers very good. Small mark to top of page edges and corner of dustwrapper. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 218pp. 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

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Becoming Mr. Nobody: The Philosophy and Poetry of John Cowper Powys. Limited numbered edition.

By: ROBERTS, Paul; POWYS;

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Nottingham. Paupers’ Press. 1992 1st Limited edition:

Seller ID: 76592


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 6 inches. White hardback binding with white label to spine and blue printed boards. Laminated. In very good near fine condition. Small sticky label mark to rear. Numbered on front endpaper 15/100. 52pp + 2pp cat. With title vignette. View more info

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The English Spirit. Essays in History and Literature.

By: ROWSE, A.L.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan. london. 1944 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 57278


Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. small marks. Slightly rubbed along top edge. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 275pp. Essays include: Mr Churchill and English History, The English Spirit, Seamen and Empire, Erasmus and England, Elizabethan Exhibition, The Old Music School at Oxford, Jonathan Swift, William and Dorothy... 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 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott. Complete in One Volume.

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott. Complete in One Volume.

By: SCOTT, Sir WALTER:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Francfort O. M., H. L. Broenner, 1826:

Seller ID: 79351


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 5.5 inches. In green polished calf leather with twin red leather spine labels lettered in gilt, raised and gilt banding to spines, and gilt and blind embossed decorative paneled boards. gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Beautiful bright fine leather binding. Some minor rubbing to corners and some minor handling marks to boards. Title page darkened and quite heavily foxed. Some mild foxing to pages else a love... 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

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Tales of the Crusaders. With the Author’s Last Notes and Additions. In Two Volumes.

By: SCOTT, WALTER:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Paris, Baudry’s Foreign Library, 1832:

Seller ID: 79533


2 vols. Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Full calf leather bindings; raised banding and gilt decorations to spines, twin red leather spine labels. Gilt paneled boards and edge dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and ends of spines, spines slightly darkened, some minor surface cracks to leather on spines. Thin chip to top corner vol.2. Hinges started with a couple of small glue repairs. Some minor marks to boards. Page... View more info

Image for Waverley Novels. The Edinburgh Edition. Complete in 48 Volumes. Limited Numbered Edition.

Waverley Novels. The Edinburgh Edition. Complete in 48 Volumes. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: SCOTT, WALTER:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T. and A. Constable for T.C. and E.C. Jack, 1901 Ltd ed.:

Seller ID: 79544


48 volumes. Hardbacks, 8vo. approx 9 x 6 inches. Bound in brown buckram cloth with red leather spine labels lettered and decorated in gilt. Top page edges gilt. Maroon endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor shelfwear; some minor rubbing to boards, some minor fading to spines. Slight darkening to spines. Rubbed-out inscription to top of half title page in v.1. Numbered 205/1040 and signed “T.C. & E.C. Jack.” Inside pages all very clean and tight th... View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Including Various Additional Pieces from Ms. and Other Sources. The Text carefully revised, with notes and a Memoir by W.M. Rossetti. In Two Volumes.

The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Including Various Additional Pieces from Ms. and Other Sources. The Text carefully revised, with notes and a Memoir by W.M. Rossetti. In Two Volumes.

By: SHELLEY: ROSSETTI, W. M.:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, E. Moxon, Son & Co. 1870:

Seller ID: 79568


2 vols. Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark green morocco leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering to twin brown spine labels, raised banding, extensive gilt decorative paneled boards and dentelles, full gilt page edging, and marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Extremities a little rubbed; corners edges and spine. Some loose articles in front. Some darkening/foxing between endpapers and to title page and frontis in v.2. v.1 frontis some small spots. Minor ma... View more info

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The Nut-Brown Maid.

By: SIDGWICK, F. (ed):

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Shakespeare Head Press. 1925:

Seller ID: 64871


8vo. In patterned limp card covers with dark brown lettering to front and spine. In fine condition. Pages uncut/unopened. A very clean and tight copy. 15pp. Dramatic lyric from the 16thC with period spelling. Conversation between an earl’s son and a baron’s daughter in alternate stanzas with introduction by F.Sidgwick. View more info

Image for An Indian Summer. 100 recent poems.

An Indian Summer. 100 recent poems.

By: SITWELL, SACHEVERELL:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Macmillan. 1982 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65799


5.5” x 8.75”. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small chip to top front fore corner. Not price clipped). Slight browning to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 142pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Later poems by Sacheverell Sitwell. View more info

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A Selection of His Poems. Edited with an Introduction by Roland Gant.

By: SKELTON, JOHN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Crown Classics. 1949 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 72831


Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In illustrated hard card cover with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge with small chips and tears.Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 64pp. With decorated main title page. John Skelton was a poet and tutor to the young Henry VIII. View more info

Image for The Cottage on the Cliff, etc.

The Cottage on the Cliff, etc.

By: SKINNER, H.J.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Hamilton, Adams and Co. 1865 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65461


8vo. In green bevelled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 119pp. Collection of poems. View more info