Category: ENGLISH LITERATURE

Sort

showing 141-160 of 174

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

Image for The Works of Shakespeare in Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest copies, and Corrected; with notes, explanatory and critical. Printed Verbatim from the Ocatavo edition.

The Works of Shakespeare in Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest copies, and Corrected; with notes, explanatory and critical. Printed Verbatim from the Ocatavo edition.

By: SHAKESPEARE: THEOBALD, Mr.:

Price: £595.00

Publisher: London, C. Bathurst, J. Beecroft, Strahan Rivington &c &c... 1773:

Seller ID: 80062


8 volumes complete. Hardbacks, approx 7 x 4.5 inches. Bound in full speckled calf leather bindings with red and dark green leather spine labels, raised banding and gilt decoration to spines. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some darkening and rubbing to spines, with some small chips to ends, edges rubbed and corners bumped. Some minor marks and small rubbed patch to corner of rear board vol.5 else boards clean and bright. Endpapers bright, with bookplates to fro... 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

Image for Shelley Memorials: From Authentic Sources Edited by Lady Shelley. With, now first printed, An Essay on Christianity, by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Third Edition.

Shelley Memorials: From Authentic Sources Edited by Lady Shelley. With, now first printed, An Essay on Christianity, by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Third Edition.

By: SHELLY, Lady & Percy Bysshe:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co., 1875 3rd:

Seller ID: 79796


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In Quarter-Bound maroon morocco leather binding, marbled paper boards, raised banding annd gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Plain edges and endpapers In very good condition. Fine contemporary binding and endpapers. Some darkening to inside pages, some light foxing to title/prelim pages. Small library stamp to title pg “Free public Library St. Helens.” with dewy code written in red nr bottom. Some handling marks to pages else a... View more info

Image for The Nut-Brown Maid.

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: £5.00

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

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

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

Image for Samuel Johnson AND Goldsmith. English Men of Letters Series. Edited by John Morley. Two Volumes Bound in One.

Samuel Johnson AND Goldsmith. English Men of Letters Series. Edited by John Morley. Two Volumes Bound in One.

By: STEPHEN, Leslie: BLACK, William: MORLEY, John:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1878 1st:

Seller ID: 79816


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. In quarter-bound light calf leather binding, marbled paper boards, raised banding to spine, with gilt lettering to red & green spine labels and gilt decorations. Speckled edges. Orange endpapers. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges of boards and corners. Boards rubbed with some small chips to paper on front. Some darkening to spine and corners. Neat presentation inscription to front “St Johns Hospital School, Exeter, George Hannaf... View more info

Image for Poems. With Illustrations by Millais, Stanfield, Creswick, Mulready, Horsley etc.

Poems. With Illustrations by Millais, Stanfield, Creswick, Mulready, Horsley etc.

By: TENNYSON, ALFRED:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons New Edition (circa 1874):

Seller ID: 79567


Hardback 8vo. 8.5 x 6 inches. Dark green morocco leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering to spine, raised banding, decorative paneled boards, full gilt page edging, and marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed; corners edges and spine. Boards faded in middles. “Hammond” binders mark to inner board edge. Neat inscription to front “Emma Willhemina Jean Melville, 1874.” Some loose articles in front. Some mild foxing to... View more info

Image for The Princess, A Medley. Sixth edition.

The Princess, A Medley. Sixth edition.

By: TENNYSON, ALFRED:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon, 1854 6th:

Seller ID: 79787


Hardback, 7 x 4 inches. In fine full green morocco leather binding with decorative gilt panelled boards, gilt decoration and lettering and raised banding to spine. Gilt dentelles to boards, yellow endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Slight crack between front endpaper. Neat inscription “R. Ellis, 1855,” to front, slight darkening to endpapers, else inside pages all clean and bright. A very ... View more info

Image for Idylls of the King. Illustrated in colour by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.

Idylls of the King. Illustrated in colour by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.

By: TENNYSON, ALFRED:

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton. n.d. ca 1912.:

Seller ID: 79798


Hardback, approx 8 x 6 inches. Quarter bound dark green polished morocco leather and green cloth boards, lined with gilt and with gilt shield to front. Raised banding, gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Top edges gilt, grey endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded, some rubbing to corners of boards. bookplate to front “Piers Debenham, 1919.” Some light/mild foxing spots to title page and some inside pages. Else a very clean and tight copy. 216pp. W... View more info

Image for The Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate. In Five Volumes (Bound in Six.)

The Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate. In Five Volumes (Bound in Six.)

By: TENNYSON, ALFRED:

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Strahan and Co., 1872:

Seller ID: 80047


6 volumes. Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. In full tree-calf leather binding, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, with lettering to twin maroon spine labels. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Spines have all been professionally repaired and relaid. Some rubbing to edges, corners slightly bumped. A couple with some bumps to edges, some rubbing to boards, vol.6 with some scratches to front. Neat inscription to front of vol.1 “J. Cos... View more info

Image for The History of Pendennis. His Fortunes and Misfortunes His Friends and His Greatest Enemy. Edited with and Introduction by George Saintbury. With 182 illustrations. Two Volumes in One.

The History of Pendennis. His Fortunes and Misfortunes His Friends and His Greatest Enemy. Edited with and Introduction by George Saintbury. With 182 illustrations. Two Volumes in One.

By: THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde. Oxford University Press. London. n.d. ca1920.:

Seller ID: 75223


8vo. In maroon full calf leather covers with gilt, raised banding and decoration to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and along top edge of front board. Inner pages clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 1004pp. With many b&w illustrations in text. Facsimile edition of the 1864 edition with appendices and illustrations. View more info

Image for The Seasons. To which is prefixed An Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. Together with An Ode on his Death.

The Seasons. To which is prefixed An Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. Together with An Ode on his Death.

By: THOMSON, JAMES:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: (A. Millar. London?) 1764:

Seller ID: 79736


Hardback, 7 x 4 inches. In sumptuous full calf leather binding with dark brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and gilt decorations to spine, gilt paneled boards with inner dark embossed decoration. In very good condition. Contemporary fine leather binding with contemporary endpapers. Some minor rubbing and handling marks to boards and edges. Some darkening to edges of original endpapers. Neat inscription to top of title page “M. Groome, ... View more info

Image for The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrations by The Author.

The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrations by The Author.

By: TOLKIEN, J.R.R.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1975 10th impression:

Seller ID: 79046


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In green cloth covers with black lettering and illustration to boards. Maps to endpapers. In illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrap (DW edges rubbed, in protective sleeve.) Neat inscription to front. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout, Else a very clean and tight copy. 317pp. With 15 B&W illustrations including endpapers. 1966 3rd edition of The Hobbit. View more info

Image for A Treasury of Mark Twain. Introduction by Roy Blount Jr. Illustrated by Rod Waters.

A Treasury of Mark Twain. Introduction by Roy Blount Jr. Illustrated by Rod Waters.

By: TWAIN, MARK:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London. Folio Society. 1999 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 69958


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In illustrated pale green cloth covers with maroon lettering to spine. With hard card slip case. Green endpapers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 266pp. With line drawings. Selection of stories and essays by Mark Twain. Includes Taming the Bicycle, George Washington’s Boyhood, Curing a Cold, European Food, the £1,000,000 Banknote, Decay of the Art of Lying, and more. View more info

Image for England’s Helicon. Reprinted from the Edition of 1600 with additional Poems from the Edition of 1614. Limited edition.

England’s Helicon. Reprinted from the Edition of 1600 with additional Poems from the Edition of 1614. Limited edition.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Frederick Etchells. 1925.:

Seller ID: 72376


Size 7.0 x 9.25 inches. In brown hard card covers with gilt to light brown cloth spine. In near fine condition. Lower corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. Limited edition reprint of a collection of poems from the early 17th century. Authors include, Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spencer, and others less celebrated today. Notes at back identify some pseudonyms and give dates of original publication. View more info